Period
to 21 September 2018

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 21 September 2018 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 193 221
Rank change year-on-year +25 +28 +88
Contract jobs citing GitHub 784 607 541
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.71% 1.37% 1.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.88% 7.97% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 469 401
London median daily rate £525 £515 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.94% +8.42% +11.76%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £350
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
England median daily rate £500 £498 £475
% change year-on-year +0.50% +4.74% +15.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
London median hourly rate £32.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% - -
England median hourly rate £51.00 £62.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -18.40% +92.31% +30.00%

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 11,390 7,619 5,882
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 24.84% 17.18% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,372 5,600 4,338
London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £325 £312 £300
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.74% +5.44% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 69 59
London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.16 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.46% -9.98% +6.82%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £14.41
90th Percentile £88.00 £165.00 £56.87
England median hourly rate £18.89 £20.71 £19.00
% change year-on-year -8.77% +8.97% -17.39%

GitHub
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for GitHub in London

GitHub
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing GitHub in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for GitHub in London

GitHub
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GitHub in London over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GitHub in London

GitHub
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing GitHub in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 21 September 2018. 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 +29 191 £550 +4.76% 45
South London -14 67 £525 -2.55% 3
West London -23 30 £494 -3.66% 36
East London +1 19 £500 -2.91% 12
GitHub
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, 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.

1 442 (56.38%) Agile Software Development
2 407 (51.91%) Jenkins
3 315 (40.18%) Amazon AWS
4 313 (39.92%) DevOps
5 302 (38.52%) Git (software)
6 297 (37.88%) Java
7 264 (33.67%) Python
8 244 (31.12%) JavaScript
9 234 (29.85%) Linux
10 221 (28.19%) Docker
11 197 (25.13%) Ansible
12 186 (23.72%) Continuous Integration
13 184 (23.47%) JIRA
14 176 (22.45%) TDD
15 172 (21.94%) Scrum
16 167 (21.30%) Test Automation
17 152 (19.39%) Finance
17 152 (19.39%) CSS
18 146 (18.62%) Microsoft Azure
19 144 (18.37%) GitLab
19 144 (18.37%) HTML
20 139 (17.73%) Bash Shell
21 134 (17.09%) Puppet
22 130 (16.58%) Kubernetes
22 130 (16.58%) SQL
23 129 (16.45%) OO
24 121 (15.43%) Node.js
25 118 (15.05%) BDD
25 118 (15.05%) MySQL
26 110 (14.03%) Kafka

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
1 109 (13.90%) Confluence
2 66 (8.42%) Elasticsearch
3 49 (6.25%) OpenStack
4 44 (5.61%) WebLogic
4 44 (5.61%) WebSphere
5 42 (5.36%) Tomcat
6 35 (4.46%) CMS
7 29 (3.70%) Apache
8 26 (3.32%) Apache Spark
8 26 (3.32%) Cloud Foundry
9 21 (2.68%) Drupal
10 20 (2.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 17 (2.17%) nginx
12 12 (1.53%) WordPress
13 8 (1.02%) SAS
14 7 (0.89%) IIS
15 5 (0.64%) Apache Pig
15 5 (0.64%) JBoss
15 5 (0.64%) SharePoint
15 5 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 13 (1.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.02%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.38%) InVision
3 3 (0.38%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.13%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.51%) Fredhopper
2 3 (0.38%) Eloqua
2 3 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.26%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.13%) Magento
4 1 (0.13%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 315 (40.18%) Amazon AWS
2 146 (18.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 69 (8.80%) Amazon EC2
4 64 (8.16%) Amazon S3
5 61 (7.78%) Heroku
6 53 (6.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 49 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
8 43 (5.48%) Serverless
9 39 (4.97%) AWS Lambda
10 36 (4.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 30 (3.83%) npm
12 26 (3.32%) Amazon ELB
12 26 (3.32%) IBM Cloud
12 26 (3.32%) Slack
13 24 (3.06%) Route 53
14 23 (2.93%) CloudFront
14 23 (2.93%) SaaS
15 17 (2.17%) BlazeMeter
16 16 (2.04%) Sauce Labs
17 14 (1.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (4.34%) Firewall
1 34 (4.34%) HTTP
2 20 (2.55%) Intrusion Detection
3 13 (1.66%) HTTPS
4 12 (1.53%) Internet
4 12 (1.53%) SSL
5 11 (1.40%) DNS
6 8 (1.02%) LAN
7 7 (0.89%) WAN
8 6 (0.77%) AMQP
8 6 (0.77%) MQTT
8 6 (0.77%) TCP/IP
8 6 (0.77%) VPN
9 5 (0.64%) Junos
9 5 (0.64%) MPLS
9 5 (0.64%) Network Security
10 4 (0.51%) Kerberos
11 3 (0.38%) DHCP
11 3 (0.38%) SMS
11 3 (0.38%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (15.05%) MySQL
2 105 (13.39%) PostgreSQL
3 89 (11.35%) MongoDB
4 71 (9.06%) NoSQL
5 62 (7.91%) Big Data
6 43 (5.48%) Amazon RDS
7 41 (5.23%) Hadoop
8 34 (4.34%) SQL Server
9 30 (3.83%) InfluxDB
10 29 (3.70%) Redis
11 25 (3.19%) Relational Database
12 23 (2.93%) Apache Hive
13 19 (2.42%) HBase
14 17 (2.17%) Azure SQL Database
15 14 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
16 13 (1.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 12 (1.53%) Presto
18 11 (1.40%) Sqoop
19 10 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
20 8 (1.02%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 407 (51.91%) Jenkins
2 302 (38.52%) Git (software)
3 184 (23.47%) JIRA
4 144 (18.37%) GitLab
5 102 (13.01%) Maven
6 78 (9.95%) Sonatype Nexus
7 76 (9.69%) Selenium
8 71 (9.06%) Bitbucket
9 65 (8.29%) TeamCity
10 64 (8.16%) Artifactory
11 57 (7.27%) Cucumber
12 49 (6.25%) SonarQube
13 40 (5.10%) webpack
14 37 (4.72%) WebDriver
15 36 (4.59%) Gerrit
15 36 (4.59%) MSTest
15 36 (4.59%) NUnit
16 34 (4.34%) Ant
17 32 (4.08%) JMeter
18 29 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 152 (19.39%) Finance
2 100 (12.76%) Banking
3 20 (2.55%) Publishing
3 20 (2.55%) Retail
4 16 (2.04%) Marketing
5 15 (1.91%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.40%) Investment Banking
7 8 (1.02%) Financial Institution
8 7 (0.89%) Advertising
9 6 (0.77%) Back Office
9 6 (0.77%) Games
10 4 (0.51%) Billing
10 4 (0.51%) German Language
11 3 (0.38%) Legal
12 2 (0.26%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.13%) Digital Economy
13 1 (0.13%) Electronics
13 1 (0.13%) Front Office
13 1 (0.13%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 356 (45.41%) Developer
2 184 (23.47%) DevOps Engineer
3 85 (10.84%) Java Developer
4 56 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
5 50 (6.38%) AWS DevOps
6 48 (6.12%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 48 (6.12%) React Developer
7 45 (5.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 44 (5.61%) .NET Developer
9 41 (5.23%) JavaScript Developer
10 40 (5.10%) Senior Developer
10 40 (5.10%) Senior DevOps
10 40 (5.10%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 33 (4.21%) Architect
12 29 (3.70%) Angular Developer
13 27 (3.44%) Kubernetes Engineer
14 26 (3.32%) C# Developer
15 25 (3.19%) C# .NET Developer
16 24 (3.06%) Data Engineer
17 23 (2.93%) Digital Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (19.39%) CSS
2 144 (18.37%) HTML
3 121 (15.43%) Node.js
4 110 (14.03%) Kafka
5 94 (11.99%) .NET
6 93 (11.86%) React
7 91 (11.61%) AngularJS
8 67 (8.55%) RESTful
9 61 (7.78%) HTML5
9 61 (7.78%) Spring
10 59 (7.53%) Elastic Stack
11 58 (7.40%) Spring Boot
12 53 (6.76%) REST
13 50 (6.38%) Web Services
14 47 (5.99%) ASP.NET
15 43 (5.48%) ASP.NET Web API
16 42 (5.36%) Redux
17 38 (4.85%) Chai
18 37 (4.72%) Sass
19 36 (4.59%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 79 (10.08%) User Experience
2 72 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (6.51%) Computer Science
4 45 (5.74%) Data Structures
5 41 (5.23%) Algorithms
6 36 (4.59%) Fintech
7 35 (4.46%) Greenfield Project
8 29 (3.70%) Mobile App
9 28 (3.57%) Device Driver
10 22 (2.81%) Blog
11 21 (2.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 20 (2.55%) iPad
13 18 (2.30%) Online Banking
14 14 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
15 12 (1.53%) Cloud Native
16 11 (1.40%) Public Cloud
17 10 (1.28%) Derivative
17 10 (1.28%) Management Information System
18 8 (1.02%) Data Centre
18 8 (1.02%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 234 (29.85%) Linux
2 90 (11.48%) Unix
3 67 (8.55%) CentOS
4 63 (8.04%) Ubuntu
5 35 (4.46%) CoreOS
6 30 (3.83%) Android
7 28 (3.57%) Windows
8 23 (2.93%) Apple iOS
9 19 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (1.79%) Windows Server
11 11 (1.40%) Solaris
12 5 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.51%) VMS
14 3 (0.38%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.26%) DC/OS
16 1 (0.13%) Mesosphere
16 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 442 (56.38%) Agile Software Development
2 313 (39.92%) DevOps
3 186 (23.72%) Continuous Integration
4 176 (22.45%) TDD
5 172 (21.94%) Scrum
6 167 (21.30%) Test Automation
7 129 (16.45%) OO
8 118 (15.05%) BDD
9 101 (12.88%) Open Source
10 99 (12.63%) Configuration Management
11 90 (11.48%) Microservices
12 68 (8.67%) E-Commerce
13 62 (7.91%) Deployment Automation
14 60 (7.65%) Problem-Solving
15 59 (7.53%) Front End Development
16 57 (7.27%) SDLC
17 55 (7.02%) Continuous Delivery
18 50 (6.38%) Kanban
19 48 (6.12%) Software Engineering
20 47 (5.99%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 297 (37.88%) Java
2 264 (33.67%) Python
3 244 (31.12%) JavaScript
4 139 (17.73%) Bash Shell
5 130 (16.58%) SQL
6 102 (13.01%) Ruby
7 87 (11.10%) C#
8 58 (7.40%) Go
9 52 (6.63%) ES6
10 48 (6.12%) PHP
11 41 (5.23%) Java 8
12 27 (3.44%) Perl
12 27 (3.44%) TypeScript
13 24 (3.06%) PowerShell
13 24 (3.06%) Scala
14 21 (2.68%) Groovy
15 19 (2.42%) C++
15 19 (2.42%) Kotlin
16 18 (2.30%) Shell Script
17 13 (1.66%) C
Qualifications
1 50 (6.38%) Security Cleared
2 44 (5.61%) SC Cleared
3 34 (4.34%) Degree
4 18 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (1.15%) AWS Certification
6 5 (0.64%) CCNA
6 5 (0.64%) CCNP
6 5 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (0.64%) ISEB
6 5 (0.64%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.26%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.26%) PhD
8 1 (0.13%) CIPD
8 1 (0.13%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.13%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (8.67%) QA
2 33 (4.21%) GCP
3 12 (1.53%) Data Quality
4 9 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.38%) GDPR
5 3 (0.38%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.38%) PSD2
6 1 (0.13%) PMO
6 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 221 (28.19%) Docker
2 23 (2.93%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 11 (1.40%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (1.15%) Ceph
5 8 (1.02%) etcd
5 8 (1.02%) flannel
5 8 (1.02%) GlusterFS
5 8 (1.02%) SkyDNS
6 7 (0.89%) Active Directory
6 7 (0.89%) HDFS
7 6 (0.77%) ProxySG
8 4 (0.51%) VirtualBox
8 4 (0.51%) vSphere
9 3 (0.38%) Apache Flume
9 3 (0.38%) Squid
9 3 (0.38%) XenApp
10 2 (0.26%) KVM
11 1 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
11 1 (0.13%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 197 (25.13%) Ansible
2 134 (17.09%) Puppet
3 130 (16.58%) Kubernetes
4 109 (13.90%) Terraform
5 102 (13.01%) Opscode Chef
6 66 (8.42%) Prometheus
7 58 (7.40%) Nagios
8 56 (7.14%) Grafana
9 38 (4.85%) Kibana
10 34 (4.34%) logstash
11 33 (4.21%) ZABBIX
12 30 (3.83%) Icinga
13 26 (3.32%) Mesos
14 23 (2.93%) Consul
15 22 (2.81%) Sysdig
16 20 (2.55%) Graphite
16 20 (2.55%) Hadoop YARN
17 17 (2.17%) Pingdom
17 17 (2.17%) Uchiwa
18 16 (2.04%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 70 (8.93%) Google
2 58 (7.40%) Microsoft
3 54 (6.89%) Oracle
4 49 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 43 (5.48%) New Relic
6 40 (5.10%) Atlassian
7 26 (3.32%) Adobe
8 24 (3.06%) Hortonworks
8 24 (3.06%) IBM
8 24 (3.06%) Twitter
9 23 (2.93%) Splunk
10 22 (2.81%) AppDynamics
11 17 (2.17%) hybris
11 17 (2.17%) PagerDuty
12 16 (2.04%) Tableau
13 13 (1.66%) Alteryx
13 13 (1.66%) Dynatrace
13 13 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
14 10 (1.28%) SaltStack
15 9 (1.15%) VMware