Period
to

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 25 June 2022 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
25 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 112 125 148
Rank change year-on-year +13 +23 +14
Contract jobs citing GitHub 918 568 336
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.36% 2.12% 1.92%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.22% 5.48% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 617 355 243
10th Percentile £438 £400 £375
25th Percentile £513 £463 £448
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% - -4.55%
75th Percentile £688 £625 £638
90th Percentile £775 £688 £675
England median daily rate £575 £518 £516
% change year-on-year +11.06% +0.29% -1.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 3
10th Percentile £53.00 £45.95 £23.15
25th Percentile £54.34 £51.13 £24.13
Median hourly rate £62.50 £59.50 £26.50
Median % change year-on-year +5.04% +124.53% -
75th Percentile £74.23 £65.75 £33.75
90th Percentile £79.17 £67.10 £37.50
England median hourly rate £72.25 £45.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +60.55% +69.81% -49.52%

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 14,759 10,373 6,003
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.95% 38.79% 34.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,054 7,551 4,515
10th Percentile £398 £363 £341
25th Percentile £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% - -
75th Percentile £688 £631 £625
90th Percentile £775 £700 £706
England median daily rate £550 £510 £500
% change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 43 34
10th Percentile £19.86 £14.80 £13.60
25th Percentile £26.25 £21.25 £20.25
Median hourly rate £43.15 £32.85 £25.00
Median % change year-on-year +31.35% +31.40% +16.28%
75th Percentile £69.97 £59.88 £47.94
90th Percentile £83.75 £68.29 £61.18
England median hourly rate £20.00 £21.05 £20.00
% change year-on-year -4.99% +5.25% -2.44%

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 25 June 2022.

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 25 June 2022.

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 25 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London +8 95 £589 +8.03% 42
West London -10 12 £575 -7.26% 27
South London -22 7 £700 +19.40% 3
East London -8 5 £550 +11.11% 14
North London - 1 - - 1
GitHub
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2022, 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.

1 481 (52.40%) CI/CD
2 472 (51.42%) DevOps
3 467 (50.87%) Agile
4 361 (39.32%) Azure
5 360 (39.22%) Jenkins
6 356 (38.78%) AWS
7 326 (35.51%) Docker
8 314 (34.20%) Terraform
9 307 (33.44%) Python
10 280 (30.50%) Git (software)
11 261 (28.43%) Kubernetes
12 234 (25.49%) Java
13 225 (24.51%) JIRA
14 217 (23.64%) Microservices
15 216 (23.53%) JavaScript
16 190 (20.70%) Social Skills
17 176 (19.17%) Infrastructure as Code
18 173 (18.85%) Finance
19 171 (18.63%) React
20 169 (18.41%) Scrum
21 168 (18.30%) Ansible
22 159 (17.32%) SQL
23 153 (16.67%) TDD
24 152 (16.56%) Serverless
25 140 (15.25%) GitHub Actions
26 138 (15.03%) REST
27 137 (14.92%) Continuous Integration
28 133 (14.49%) Test Automation
29 131 (14.27%) GCP
30 127 (13.83%) Software Engineering

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
1 124 (13.51%) Confluence
2 42 (4.58%) Apache Spark
3 35 (3.81%) Elasticsearch
4 34 (3.70%) Cloud Foundry
5 26 (2.83%) CMS
6 21 (2.29%) Apache
7 17 (1.85%) WebSphere
8 15 (1.63%) Apache Airflow
9 13 (1.42%) nginx
9 13 (1.42%) OpenStack
10 12 (1.31%) IIS
11 10 (1.09%) SharePoint
12 9 (0.98%) Headless CMS
13 8 (0.87%) JBoss
13 8 (0.87%) Red Hat Fuse
14 7 (0.76%) Tomcat
14 7 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
15 5 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
16 4 (0.44%) FileNet
17 3 (0.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.33%) Adobe XD
3 3 (0.33%) Sketch
4 2 (0.22%) InVision
4 2 (0.22%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (0.22%) Zeplin
5 1 (0.11%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.11%) InDesign
5 1 (0.11%) Maya
5 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.11%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (0.76%) Shopify
2 2 (0.22%) Bloomberg AIM
2 2 (0.22%) Cloudability
3 1 (0.11%) CA PPM
3 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 361 (39.32%) Azure
2 356 (38.78%) AWS
3 152 (16.56%) Serverless
4 140 (15.25%) GitHub Actions
5 131 (14.27%) GCP
6 89 (9.69%) PaaS
7 88 (9.59%) AWS Lambda
8 64 (6.97%) IaaS
9 62 (6.75%) Amazon S3
10 50 (5.45%) Amazon EC2
11 48 (5.23%) Amazon EKS
12 47 (5.12%) OpenShift
13 46 (5.01%) AWS CloudFormation
14 44 (4.79%) SaaS
15 36 (3.92%) Azure AKS
16 31 (3.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 31 (3.38%) Azure Data Factory
16 31 (3.38%) Azure Functions
17 30 (3.27%) Amazon ECS
18 24 (2.61%) Amazon SageMaker
Communications & Networking
1 52 (5.66%) DNS
2 38 (4.14%) Internet
3 35 (3.81%) Firewall
4 14 (1.53%) HTTP
4 14 (1.53%) HTTPS
5 11 (1.20%) TCP/IP
6 10 (1.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 10 (1.09%) Kerberos
7 9 (0.98%) IPv6
7 9 (0.98%) Network Security
8 8 (0.87%) SAN
9 7 (0.76%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (0.76%) NAS
10 5 (0.54%) LAN
10 5 (0.54%) LTE
10 5 (0.54%) SSL
10 5 (0.54%) WAN
11 4 (0.44%) FTP
11 4 (0.44%) SMTP
12 3 (0.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (7.95%) SQL Server
2 58 (6.32%) PostgreSQL
3 52 (5.66%) MongoDB
3 52 (5.66%) Relational Database
4 51 (5.56%) NoSQL
5 47 (5.12%) Big Data
6 36 (3.92%) Amazon RDS
7 28 (3.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 27 (2.94%) RDBMS
9 20 (2.18%) Amazon Athena
10 19 (2.07%) Data Lake
11 17 (1.85%) MySQL
12 15 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
13 14 (1.53%) Oracle Database
14 13 (1.42%) Delta Lake
14 13 (1.42%) Power BI
14 13 (1.42%) Redis
15 12 (1.31%) Hadoop
16 11 (1.20%) GIS
16 11 (1.20%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 360 (39.22%) Jenkins
2 280 (30.50%) Git (software)
3 225 (24.51%) JIRA
4 119 (12.96%) GitLab
5 75 (8.17%) Maven
6 64 (6.97%) Gradle
7 57 (6.21%) CircleCI
7 57 (6.21%) TeamCity
8 55 (5.99%) Bitbucket
9 44 (4.79%) SonarQube
10 36 (3.92%) JUnit
11 34 (3.70%) Artifactory
12 29 (3.16%) git-flow
12 29 (3.16%) Sonatype Nexus
13 24 (2.61%) Cypress.io
14 23 (2.51%) Cucumber
15 21 (2.29%) Mockito
16 17 (1.85%) Travis CI
17 15 (1.63%) Postman
18 14 (1.53%) Selenium
General
1 190 (20.70%) Social Skills
2 173 (18.85%) Finance
3 96 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
4 80 (8.71%) Banking
5 68 (7.41%) Public Sector
6 46 (5.01%) Presentation Skills
7 30 (3.27%) Telecoms
8 22 (2.40%) Retail
9 18 (1.96%) Publishing
10 13 (1.42%) Marketing
11 12 (1.31%) Influencing Skills
12 10 (1.09%) Legal
13 9 (0.98%) Games
13 9 (0.98%) Law
13 9 (0.98%) Manufacturing
14 8 (0.87%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.87%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 7 (0.76%) Automotive
15 7 (0.76%) Back Office
16 6 (0.65%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 276 (30.07%) Developer
2 162 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
3 82 (8.93%) AWS Engineer
4 81 (8.82%) Architect
5 54 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
6 52 (5.66%) Software Engineer
7 48 (5.23%) AWS DevOps
8 47 (5.12%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 42 (4.58%) Data Engineer
10 41 (4.47%) Azure Engineer
10 41 (4.47%) Java Developer
11 40 (4.36%) React Developer
11 40 (4.36%) Senior Developer
12 37 (4.03%) Cloud Engineer
12 37 (4.03%) Python Developer
12 37 (4.03%) Solutions Architect
13 34 (3.70%) Analyst
14 29 (3.16%) Android Developer
15 28 (3.05%) Backend Developer
16 26 (2.83%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (18.63%) React
2 138 (15.03%) REST
3 106 (11.55%) Node.js
4 92 (10.02%) HTML
5 82 (8.93%) CSS
5 82 (8.93%) Kafka
6 78 (8.50%) Spring
7 65 (7.08%) Spring Boot
8 62 (6.75%) JSON
9 55 (5.99%) .NET
10 47 (5.12%) GraphQL
10 47 (5.12%) RESTful
11 41 (4.47%) pytest
12 40 (4.36%) SOAP
13 39 (4.25%) Web Services
14 38 (4.14%) ADO
15 35 (3.81%) Pandas
16 34 (3.70%) AngularJS
17 33 (3.59%) HTML5
18 30 (3.27%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 73 (7.95%) User Experience
2 52 (5.66%) Public Cloud
3 47 (5.12%) Cloud Native
4 38 (4.14%) Greenfield Project
5 36 (3.92%) Mobile App
6 24 (2.61%) Data Protection Act
6 24 (2.61%) iPad
7 23 (2.51%) Algorithms
8 20 (2.18%) Enterprise Cloud
8 20 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
9 19 (2.07%) Self-Motivation
10 18 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
11 17 (1.85%) Replication
12 16 (1.74%) Renewable Energy
13 15 (1.63%) Clustering
14 14 (1.53%) Hybrid Cloud
15 13 (1.42%) Management Information System
16 11 (1.20%) Private Cloud
16 11 (1.20%) Social Media
16 11 (1.20%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 123 (13.40%) Linux
2 76 (8.28%) Windows
3 59 (6.43%) Unix
4 44 (4.79%) Android
5 35 (3.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (2.40%) Apple iOS
7 18 (1.96%) Windows Server
8 12 (1.31%) CentOS
9 7 (0.76%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.54%) Solaris
11 3 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (0.33%) VMS
12 2 (0.22%) Alpine Linux
12 2 (0.22%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.22%) SUSE
12 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2016
12 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2019
13 1 (0.11%) AIX
13 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 481 (52.40%) CI/CD
2 472 (51.42%) DevOps
3 467 (50.87%) Agile
4 217 (23.64%) Microservices
5 176 (19.17%) Infrastructure as Code
6 169 (18.41%) Scrum
7 153 (16.67%) TDD
8 137 (14.92%) Continuous Integration
9 133 (14.49%) Test Automation
10 127 (13.83%) Software Engineering
11 116 (12.64%) Full Stack Development
12 103 (11.22%) Problem-Solving
13 100 (10.89%) BDD
14 97 (10.57%) Continuous Delivery
15 81 (8.82%) Kanban
16 80 (8.71%) Open Source
17 74 (8.06%) Analytics
18 73 (7.95%) Configuration Management
19 61 (6.64%) Front End Development
19 61 (6.64%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 307 (33.44%) Python
2 234 (25.49%) Java
3 216 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 159 (17.32%) SQL
5 91 (9.91%) Bash
6 86 (9.37%) PowerShell
7 85 (9.26%) TypeScript
8 70 (7.63%) C#
9 64 (6.97%) Go
10 51 (5.56%) Kotlin
11 49 (5.34%) Ruby
12 31 (3.38%) Scala
13 18 (1.96%) Shell Script
14 16 (1.74%) R
15 13 (1.42%) Perl
15 13 (1.42%) PHP
16 12 (1.31%) Apple Swift
16 12 (1.31%) T-SQL
17 10 (1.09%) C++
18 8 (0.87%) ES6
Qualifications
1 95 (10.35%) Security Cleared
2 70 (7.63%) SC Cleared
3 32 (3.49%) Degree
4 15 (1.63%) AWS Certification
5 13 (1.42%) BPSS Clearance
6 11 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (0.76%) CISSP
9 5 (0.54%) CEH
9 5 (0.54%) CISM
10 4 (0.44%) TOGAF Certification
11 3 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.33%) MCSE
12 2 (0.22%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 2 (0.22%) MCAD
13 1 (0.11%) CCNA
13 1 (0.11%) ISEB
13 1 (0.11%) MCP
13 1 (0.11%) OCP
13 1 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (4.68%) QA
2 32 (3.49%) Accessibility
3 16 (1.74%) SLA
4 14 (1.53%) GDPR
5 7 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.22%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.22%) IFRS
6 2 (0.22%) IFRS 17
6 2 (0.22%) WCAG
7 1 (0.11%) DICOM
7 1 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.11%) HL7
7 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 326 (35.51%) Docker
2 30 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (2.51%) Active Directory
4 10 (1.09%) Ceph
4 10 (1.09%) Hyper-V
4 10 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (0.98%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 8 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (0.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 5 (0.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 5 (0.54%) VirtualBox
9 4 (0.44%) NFS
9 4 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (0.44%) VMware NSX
10 3 (0.33%) vSphere
11 2 (0.22%) OpenAM
11 2 (0.22%) Veritas File System
12 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.11%) LXC
12 1 (0.11%) OpenDJ
Systems Management
1 314 (34.20%) Terraform
2 261 (28.43%) Kubernetes
3 168 (18.30%) Ansible
4 76 (8.28%) Puppet
5 45 (4.90%) Grafana
5 45 (4.90%) Prometheus
6 42 (4.58%) Opscode Chef
7 25 (2.72%) Kibana
8 20 (2.18%) logstash
9 12 (1.31%) Istio
10 8 (0.87%) HP Fortify
10 8 (0.87%) Packer
11 7 (0.76%) Control-M
12 6 (0.65%) QRadar
12 6 (0.65%) Salt
12 6 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
12 6 (0.65%) Tivoli
13 5 (0.54%) Kustomize
13 5 (0.54%) Pingdom
13 5 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 110 (11.98%) Microsoft
2 65 (7.08%) Google
3 59 (6.43%) Databricks
3 59 (6.43%) Oracle
4 58 (6.32%) Splunk
5 31 (3.38%) VMware
6 30 (3.27%) Red Hat
7 27 (2.94%) IBM
8 24 (2.61%) F5
9 23 (2.51%) ServiceNow
10 20 (2.18%) AppDynamics
11 15 (1.63%) Atlassian
11 15 (1.63%) New Relic
11 15 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
12 14 (1.53%) Dynatrace
13 12 (1.31%) Informatica
14 11 (1.20%) Apple
14 11 (1.20%) ForgeRock
14 11 (1.20%) Infoblox
14 11 (1.20%) SAP