Period
to 19 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for GitHub skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GitHub over the 6 months to 19 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

GitHub
England > London
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 107 161 159
Rank change year-on-year +54 -2 +15
Contract jobs citing GitHub 895 249 639
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.51% 1.79% 1.74%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.56% 5.05% 5.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 159 392
10th Percentile £413 £400 £400
25th Percentile £475 £425 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £550
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +4.76%
75th Percentile £644 £568 £639
90th Percentile £713 £638 £713
England median daily rate £525 £495 £501
% change year-on-year +6.06% -1.25% +0.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £60.45 £40.00 -
Median % change year-on-year +51.13% - -
England median hourly rate £48.75 £50.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year -2.50% -4.76% +69.35%

GitHub is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 13,640 4,929 12,028
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.18% 35.42% 32.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,067 3,649 8,810
10th Percentile £381 £350 £325
25th Percentile £463 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +2.94%
75th Percentile £650 £625 £613
90th Percentile £725 £719 £688
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 9 87
10th Percentile £13.38 £14.53 £15.35
25th Percentile £19.64 £20.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year - +19.05% +5.00%
75th Percentile £50.13 £40.00 £25.00
90th Percentile £65.00 £59.00 £43.85
England median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -6.98% +2.38% +20.00%

GitHub
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing GitHub as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for GitHub in London

GitHub
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing GitHub in London.

Daily rate trend for GitHub in London

GitHub
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing GitHub in London over the 6 months to 19 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for GitHub in London

GitHub
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing GitHub in London.

Hourly rate trend for GitHub in London

GitHub
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing GitHub in London over the 6 months to 19 October 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for GitHub in London

GitHub
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GitHub within the London region over the 6 months to 19 October 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -17 84 £550 +7.32% 74
South London +16 24 £524 +3.71% 3
East London -1 10 £480 +255.56% 16
West London -12 5 £466 +24.27% 18
GitHub
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing GitHub also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for GitHub.

1 540 (60.34%) DevOps
2 418 (46.70%) Jenkins
3 412 (46.03%) Agile Software Development
4 327 (36.54%) Azure
5 326 (36.42%) Java
6 316 (35.31%) AWS
7 296 (33.07%) Python
8 286 (31.96%) Kubernetes
9 285 (31.84%) Docker
10 282 (31.51%) Terraform
11 236 (26.37%) JIRA
12 225 (25.14%) Finance
13 222 (24.80%) Git (software)
14 210 (23.46%) JavaScript
15 209 (23.35%) Ansible
16 187 (20.89%) Microservices
17 184 (20.56%) Maven
18 183 (20.45%) Social Skills
19 182 (20.34%) Infrastructure as Code
20 175 (19.55%) Scrum
21 169 (18.88%) Linux
22 160 (17.88%) SQL
23 157 (17.54%) Test Automation
24 137 (15.31%) Confluence
25 117 (13.07%) Bash Shell
25 117 (13.07%) Microsoft
26 116 (12.96%) Banking
27 114 (12.74%) Continuous Integration
27 114 (12.74%) GCP
28 111 (12.40%) PowerShell

GitHub
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 137 (15.31%) Confluence
2 43 (4.80%) Apache Spark
3 36 (4.02%) Apache Airflow
4 34 (3.80%) Tomcat
5 33 (3.69%) Apache
6 24 (2.68%) CMS
7 22 (2.46%) WebLogic
7 22 (2.46%) WebSphere
8 21 (2.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 19 (2.12%) SharePoint
10 10 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
11 8 (0.89%) Appian
12 7 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
12 7 (0.78%) JBoss
12 7 (0.78%) nginx
12 7 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
13 6 (0.67%) Headless CMS
13 6 (0.67%) IIS
14 5 (0.56%) Mule
15 4 (0.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 9 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.56%) Zeplin
5 4 (0.45%) Adobe XD
5 4 (0.45%) Figma
5 4 (0.45%) InVision
5 4 (0.45%) OmniGraffle
5 4 (0.45%) Sketch
6 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.34%) SAP Hybris
1 3 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (0.34%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.22%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.11%) IBM Planning Analytics
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.11%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 327 (36.54%) Azure
2 316 (35.31%) AWS
3 114 (12.74%) GCP
4 99 (11.06%) GitHub Actions
5 91 (10.17%) PaaS
6 77 (8.60%) Serverless
7 76 (8.49%) AWS CloudFormation
8 63 (7.04%) IaaS
9 46 (5.14%) AWS Lambda
10 43 (4.80%) Amazon S3
11 35 (3.91%) SaaS
12 33 (3.69%) Slack
13 31 (3.46%) Amazon EKS
14 30 (3.35%) Azure Functions
14 30 (3.35%) OpenShift
14 30 (3.35%) Power Platform
15 26 (2.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 25 (2.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 23 (2.57%) Amazon EC2
18 21 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.23%) Kerberos
1 20 (2.23%) TCP/IP
2 19 (2.12%) DNS
3 17 (1.90%) Firewall
4 16 (1.79%) HTTP
5 13 (1.45%) SAN
5 13 (1.45%) VPN
6 11 (1.23%) HTTPS
6 11 (1.23%) LAN
6 11 (1.23%) NAS
6 11 (1.23%) WAN
7 10 (1.12%) Network Security
8 9 (1.01%) 2G
9 7 (0.78%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (0.78%) FCoE
9 7 (0.78%) Fibre Channel
9 7 (0.78%) iSCSI
9 7 (0.78%) Multicast
10 5 (0.56%) Internet
10 5 (0.56%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (6.15%) NoSQL
2 40 (4.47%) SQL Server
3 37 (4.13%) PostgreSQL
4 36 (4.02%) MongoDB
5 30 (3.35%) Big Data
5 30 (3.35%) Relational Database
6 28 (3.13%) Power BI
7 27 (3.02%) MySQL
8 25 (2.79%) Hadoop
9 24 (2.68%) Tableau
10 22 (2.46%) Amazon RDS
11 20 (2.23%) Apache Cassandra
11 20 (2.23%) Oracle Database
12 18 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
12 18 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 15 (1.68%) Amazon Redshift
14 14 (1.56%) Data Lake
14 14 (1.56%) Redis
15 11 (1.23%) Apache Hive
16 10 (1.12%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 418 (46.70%) Jenkins
2 236 (26.37%) JIRA
3 222 (24.80%) Git (software)
4 184 (20.56%) Maven
5 95 (10.61%) GitLab
6 89 (9.94%) Gradle
7 87 (9.72%) TeamCity
8 84 (9.39%) Sonatype Nexus
9 66 (7.37%) JUnit
10 50 (5.59%) Bitbucket
11 45 (5.03%) Selenium
12 43 (4.80%) Mockito
13 38 (4.25%) Subversion
14 36 (4.02%) CircleCI
15 34 (3.80%) Cucumber
15 34 (3.80%) Postman
16 28 (3.13%) SonarQube
17 22 (2.46%) Visual Studio
18 19 (2.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 19 (2.12%) JMeter
General
1 225 (25.14%) Finance
2 183 (20.45%) Social Skills
3 116 (12.96%) Banking
4 67 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
5 41 (4.58%) Presentation Skills
6 33 (3.69%) Public Sector
7 30 (3.35%) Marketing
8 28 (3.13%) Retail
9 20 (2.23%) Investment Banking
10 17 (1.90%) Financial Institution
11 16 (1.79%) Legal
12 15 (1.68%) Manufacturing
13 14 (1.56%) Front Office
14 12 (1.34%) Publishing
15 9 (1.01%) Telecoms
16 8 (0.89%) Documentation Skills
16 8 (0.89%) Games
17 7 (0.78%) iGaming
17 7 (0.78%) International Banking
18 5 (0.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 251 (28.04%) Developer
2 186 (20.78%) DevOps Engineer
3 112 (12.51%) Architect
4 68 (7.60%) Azure Engineer
5 63 (7.04%) Cloud Engineer
6 58 (6.48%) AWS Engineer
7 52 (5.81%) Data Engineer
8 51 (5.70%) Java Developer
9 46 (5.14%) Cloud Architect
10 40 (4.47%) Azure Architect
11 36 (4.02%) Senior Developer
12 34 (3.80%) Azure DevOps Engineer
13 31 (3.46%) Senior DevOps
13 31 (3.46%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 30 (3.35%) Solutions Architect
15 26 (2.91%) React Developer
15 26 (2.91%) Tester
16 25 (2.79%) AWS Architect
16 25 (2.79%) Full Stack Developer
17 24 (2.68%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (12.07%) REST
2 101 (11.28%) Kafka
3 98 (10.95%) React
4 94 (10.50%) JSON
5 92 (10.28%) Spring
6 91 (10.17%) CSS
7 85 (9.50%) HTML
8 79 (8.83%) XML
9 78 (8.72%) Web Services
10 69 (7.71%) Node.js
11 65 (7.26%) Spring Boot
12 48 (5.36%) CSS3
13 46 (5.14%) SOAP
14 44 (4.92%) YAML
15 43 (4.80%) .NET
16 42 (4.69%) AngularJS
16 42 (4.69%) RESTful
17 30 (3.35%) HTML5
18 23 (2.57%) GraphQL
19 20 (2.23%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 61 (6.82%) Public Cloud
2 48 (5.36%) Mobile App
3 45 (5.03%) User Experience
4 42 (4.69%) Cloud Native
4 42 (4.69%) Data Protection Act
5 29 (3.24%) Algorithms
6 21 (2.35%) Social Media
7 18 (2.01%) Clustering
8 16 (1.79%) Data Centre
8 16 (1.79%) Replication
9 15 (1.68%) Hedge funds
10 13 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
11 12 (1.34%) Management Information System
11 12 (1.34%) Self-Motivation
12 11 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
13 10 (1.12%) Data Structures
14 9 (1.01%) Analytical Mindset
14 9 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
15 7 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
15 7 (0.78%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 169 (18.88%) Linux
2 90 (10.06%) Windows
3 47 (5.25%) Unix
4 26 (2.91%) Android
5 24 (2.68%) Apple iOS
6 19 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (2.12%) Windows Server
7 15 (1.68%) Solaris
8 10 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.78%) CentOS
11 6 (0.67%) Ubuntu
11 6 (0.67%) Windows Server 2016
11 6 (0.67%) Windows Server 2019
12 5 (0.56%) VMS
13 4 (0.45%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.34%) Amazon Linux
15 2 (0.22%) SUSE
16 1 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 540 (60.34%) DevOps
2 412 (46.03%) Agile Software Development
3 187 (20.89%) Microservices
4 182 (20.34%) Infrastructure as Code
5 175 (19.55%) Scrum
6 157 (17.54%) Test Automation
7 114 (12.74%) Continuous Integration
8 93 (10.39%) Problem-Solving
9 86 (9.61%) SDLC
10 75 (8.38%) Configuration Management
10 75 (8.38%) Continuous Delivery
10 75 (8.38%) TDD
11 73 (8.16%) Open Source
12 69 (7.71%) Analytics
13 66 (7.37%) Data Protection
14 65 (7.26%) Kanban
15 58 (6.48%) Data Science
15 58 (6.48%) Migration
16 56 (6.26%) Software Engineering
17 51 (5.70%) Full Stack Development
Programming Languages
1 326 (36.42%) Java
2 296 (33.07%) Python
3 210 (23.46%) JavaScript
4 160 (17.88%) SQL
5 117 (13.07%) Bash Shell
6 111 (12.40%) PowerShell
7 82 (9.16%) C#
8 66 (7.37%) TypeScript
9 56 (6.26%) Groovy
10 51 (5.70%) Go
11 44 (4.92%) Java 8
12 42 (4.69%) Shell Script
13 34 (3.80%) Scala
14 28 (3.13%) Ruby
15 26 (2.91%) Java 11
15 26 (2.91%) PHP
16 24 (2.68%) T-SQL
17 19 (2.12%) Kotlin
17 19 (2.12%) R
18 17 (1.90%) ES6
Qualifications
1 60 (6.70%) Security Cleared
2 37 (4.13%) SC Cleared
3 33 (3.69%) Degree
4 25 (2.79%) AWS Certification
5 12 (1.34%) Computer Science Degree
6 11 (1.23%) ISTQB
7 9 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.56%) ISEB
9 3 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.34%) CEH
9 3 (0.34%) CISA
9 3 (0.34%) CISSP
9 3 (0.34%) CRISC
9 3 (0.34%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.11%) CISM
11 1 (0.11%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.11%) PhD
11 1 (0.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (6.26%) QA
2 38 (4.25%) Accessibility
3 25 (2.79%) GDPR
4 10 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.78%) GRC
6 5 (0.56%) SLA
6 5 (0.56%) WCAG
7 3 (0.34%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.34%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.11%) COBIT
8 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.11%) NIST
System Software
1 285 (31.84%) Docker
2 34 (3.80%) Active Directory
2 34 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (1.79%) NFS
4 14 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (1.12%) KVM
6 9 (1.01%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 8 (0.89%) Hyper-V
8 7 (0.78%) SRDF
8 7 (0.78%) Xen
9 4 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (0.45%) Veritas File System
9 4 (0.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 4 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.45%) vSphere
10 3 (0.34%) Ceph
10 3 (0.34%) HDFS
11 2 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 286 (31.96%) Kubernetes
2 282 (31.51%) Terraform
3 209 (23.35%) Ansible
4 87 (9.72%) Puppet
5 57 (6.37%) Opscode Chef
6 49 (5.47%) Grafana
7 28 (3.13%) Prometheus
8 23 (2.57%) Rancher
9 20 (2.23%) Bosun
10 16 (1.79%) VictorOps
11 15 (1.68%) Kibana
12 14 (1.56%) Istio
13 12 (1.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 11 (1.23%) Control-M
14 11 (1.23%) QRadar
15 10 (1.12%) Argo
15 10 (1.12%) EMC NetWorker
15 10 (1.12%) Tivoli
16 9 (1.01%) Packer
17 7 (0.78%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 117 (13.07%) Microsoft
2 91 (10.17%) Oracle
3 56 (6.26%) Splunk
4 44 (4.92%) VMware
5 43 (4.80%) Google
6 37 (4.13%) Atlassian
7 34 (3.80%) Databricks
8 27 (3.02%) Adobe
9 26 (2.91%) IBM
9 26 (2.91%) MuleSoft
10 25 (2.79%) New Relic
11 19 (2.12%) Red Hat
12 17 (1.90%) Dynatrace
12 17 (1.90%) EMC
13 16 (1.79%) SAP
14 12 (1.34%) SaltStack
15 11 (1.23%) CyberArk
15 11 (1.23%) Qualys
16 10 (1.12%) Cisco
16 10 (1.12%) SolarWinds