Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 200 222 225
Rank change year-on-year +22 +3 +100
Contract jobs citing GitHub 625 475 495
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.39% 1.19% 1.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.89% 7.38% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 341 363
London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% - +18.75%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £340
90th Percentile £675 £588 £600
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +19.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 2
London median hourly rate £32.77 £40.00 £42.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.08% -5.48% +111.60%
10th Percentile £25.68 £21.10 £32.18
90th Percentile £35.56 £42.00 £52.46
England median hourly rate £33.54 £40.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year -16.15% -8.57% +118.75%

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 10,606 6,433 4,808
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 23.61% 16.17% 10.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,761 4,679 3,560
London median daily rate £505 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £670 £644 £625
England median daily rate £484 £458 £450
% change year-on-year +5.68% +1.78% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 50 52
London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.33 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.22% -12.05% -11.22%
10th Percentile £14.07 £11.25 £12.83
90th Percentile £92.88 £127.63 £46.86
England median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year - -2.54% -13.36%

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 20 June 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 20 June 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 +20 160 £550 +15.79% 45
South London -41 30 £525 - 1
East London -4 18 £530 +11.47% 17
West London -31 17 £393 -24.52% 19
GitHub
England

For the 6 months to 20 June 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.

1 343 (54.88%) Agile Software Development
2 309 (49.44%) Git (software)
3 305 (48.80%) Jenkins
4 277 (44.32%) Amazon AWS
5 268 (42.88%) DevOps
6 215 (34.40%) Python
7 209 (33.44%) Linux
8 207 (33.12%) Java
9 193 (30.88%) JavaScript
10 181 (28.96%) Docker
11 159 (25.44%) JIRA
12 151 (24.16%) Finance
13 150 (24.00%) TDD
13 150 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
14 147 (23.52%) Ansible
15 141 (22.56%) HTML
16 137 (21.92%) Bash Shell
17 135 (21.60%) CSS
18 126 (20.16%) Node.js
19 120 (19.20%) Test Automation
20 116 (18.56%) Configuration Management
20 116 (18.56%) Scrum
21 105 (16.80%) Confluence
22 99 (15.84%) SQL
23 95 (15.20%) Puppet
23 95 (15.20%) Terraform
24 94 (15.04%) Microsoft Azure
25 92 (14.72%) Open Source
25 92 (14.72%) Ruby
26 89 (14.24%) Unix

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
1 105 (16.80%) Confluence
2 41 (6.56%) Elasticsearch
3 31 (4.96%) Tomcat
4 29 (4.64%) Apache
5 24 (3.84%) Cloud Foundry
6 23 (3.68%) OpenStack
6 23 (3.68%) WebLogic
7 21 (3.36%) CMS
8 19 (3.04%) Drupal
9 18 (2.88%) WebSphere
10 17 (2.72%) nginx
11 15 (2.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 9 (1.44%) EPiServer
13 8 (1.28%) JBoss
13 8 (1.28%) WordPress
14 7 (1.12%) Apache Spark
15 5 (0.80%) Anypoint
15 5 (0.80%) SharePoint
16 4 (0.64%) ExpressionEngine
16 4 (0.64%) Mule
Applications
1 8 (1.28%) MS Visio
2 6 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.80%) Chatbot
4 4 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.48%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.32%) InVision
7 1 (0.16%) HipChat
7 1 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.48%) Eloqua
2 2 (0.32%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.32%) Magento
3 1 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.16%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 277 (44.32%) Amazon AWS
2 94 (15.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 76 (12.16%) Amazon EC2
4 68 (10.88%) Serverless
5 67 (10.72%) Amazon S3
6 57 (9.12%) Heroku
7 56 (8.96%) AWS Lambda
8 54 (8.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 53 (8.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 38 (6.08%) CloudFront
10 38 (6.08%) Route 53
11 27 (4.32%) SaaS
12 26 (4.16%) npm
13 23 (3.68%) Google Cloud Platform
14 18 (2.88%) Bluemix
14 18 (2.88%) IBM Cloud
15 17 (2.72%) Slack
16 16 (2.56%) Amazon ELB
17 15 (2.40%) IaaS
17 15 (2.40%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (5.60%) Firewall
2 26 (4.16%) HTTP
3 24 (3.84%) DNS
4 14 (2.24%) Intrusion Detection
5 12 (1.92%) SSH
6 11 (1.76%) Internet
7 9 (1.44%) Bluetooth
8 8 (1.28%) HTTPS
8 8 (1.28%) TCP/IP
9 7 (1.12%) DKIM
9 7 (1.12%) DMARC
9 7 (1.12%) SSL
9 7 (1.12%) VPN
10 5 (0.80%) LAN
10 5 (0.80%) WAN
11 4 (0.64%) ICMP
11 4 (0.64%) Kerberos
11 4 (0.64%) SMS
12 3 (0.48%) MPLS
12 3 (0.48%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (13.44%) MySQL
2 75 (12.00%) PostgreSQL
3 58 (9.28%) Amazon RDS
4 53 (8.48%) NoSQL
5 48 (7.68%) MongoDB
6 26 (4.16%) Big Data
6 26 (4.16%) Redis
7 22 (3.52%) Hadoop
8 20 (3.20%) SQL Server
9 17 (2.72%) Relational Database
10 12 (1.92%) InfluxDB
11 10 (1.60%) Apache Cassandra
11 10 (1.60%) Azure SQL Database
12 9 (1.44%) Oracle Database
13 7 (1.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 7 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (1.12%) Neo4j
14 6 (0.96%) Apache Hive
14 6 (0.96%) Blockchain
14 6 (0.96%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 309 (49.44%) Git (software)
2 305 (48.80%) Jenkins
3 159 (25.44%) JIRA
4 87 (13.92%) GitLab
5 82 (13.12%) Maven
6 59 (9.44%) Sonatype Nexus
7 56 (8.96%) Selenium
8 48 (7.68%) Artifactory
9 47 (7.52%) TeamCity
10 38 (6.08%) webpack
11 35 (5.60%) Bitbucket
12 34 (5.44%) Subversion
13 32 (5.12%) SonarQube
14 29 (4.64%) Cucumber
15 27 (4.32%) Ant
15 27 (4.32%) PostCSS
16 26 (4.16%) Gradle
17 24 (3.84%) Gerrit
18 22 (3.52%) JMeter
18 22 (3.52%) JUnit
General
1 151 (24.16%) Finance
2 81 (12.96%) Banking
3 18 (2.88%) Marketing
4 15 (2.40%) Retail
5 11 (1.76%) Investment Banking
5 11 (1.76%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.44%) Legal
7 7 (1.12%) Advertising
8 6 (0.96%) Publishing
9 4 (0.64%) Back Office
9 4 (0.64%) Billing
9 4 (0.64%) German Language
10 3 (0.48%) Games
10 3 (0.48%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.32%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.16%) Electronics
12 1 (0.16%) Finnish Language
12 1 (0.16%) Front Office
12 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.16%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 288 (46.08%) Developer
2 164 (26.24%) DevOps Engineer
3 64 (10.24%) AWS Engineer
4 53 (8.48%) AWS DevOps
5 51 (8.16%) Java Developer
5 51 (8.16%) Senior Developer
6 50 (8.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 42 (6.72%) React Developer
8 40 (6.40%) JavaScript Developer
9 39 (6.24%) .NET Developer
10 33 (5.28%) Senior DevOps
11 31 (4.96%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 28 (4.48%) Cloud Engineer
13 23 (3.68%) Android Developer
14 22 (3.52%) Kubernetes Engineer
15 21 (3.36%) Digital Developer
16 20 (3.20%) Angular Developer
16 20 (3.20%) Full Stack Developer
17 19 (3.04%) C# .NET Developer
17 19 (3.04%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (22.56%) HTML
2 135 (21.60%) CSS
3 126 (20.16%) Node.js
4 73 (11.68%) .NET
5 69 (11.04%) REST
6 63 (10.08%) HTML5
7 61 (9.76%) React
8 58 (9.28%) Kafka
9 57 (9.12%) RESTful
10 55 (8.80%) AngularJS
11 48 (7.68%) Spring
12 45 (7.20%) Chai
12 45 (7.20%) Web Services
13 43 (6.88%) Sass
14 42 (6.72%) Elastic Stack
15 40 (6.40%) jQuery
16 37 (5.92%) ASP.NET
16 37 (5.92%) ASP.NET Web API
16 37 (5.92%) Redux
17 32 (5.12%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 68 (10.88%) User Experience
2 61 (9.76%) Fintech
3 59 (9.44%) Analytical Skills
4 47 (7.52%) Algorithms
5 46 (7.36%) Computer Science
6 40 (6.40%) Data Structures
7 28 (4.48%) Mobile App
8 27 (4.32%) Cloud Native
9 23 (3.68%) Linux Command Line
10 22 (3.52%) Greenfield Project
11 21 (3.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 19 (3.04%) Blog
12 19 (3.04%) Device Driver
13 18 (2.88%) Online Banking
14 15 (2.40%) iPad
15 12 (1.92%) Public Cloud
16 10 (1.60%) Derivative
17 8 (1.28%) Management Information System
17 8 (1.28%) Mobile Payment
17 8 (1.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 209 (33.44%) Linux
2 89 (14.24%) Unix
3 47 (7.52%) CentOS
4 44 (7.04%) Android
5 40 (6.40%) Ubuntu
6 31 (4.96%) CoreOS
7 29 (4.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 24 (3.84%) Apple iOS
9 17 (2.72%) Windows
10 16 (2.56%) Solaris
11 4 (0.64%) VMS
11 4 (0.64%) Windows Server
12 3 (0.48%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.32%) DC/OS
13 2 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.32%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.32%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.32%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.16%) Mesosphere
14 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 343 (54.88%) Agile Software Development
2 268 (42.88%) DevOps
3 150 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
3 150 (24.00%) TDD
4 120 (19.20%) Test Automation
5 116 (18.56%) Configuration Management
5 116 (18.56%) Scrum
6 92 (14.72%) Open Source
7 81 (12.96%) Microservices
8 77 (12.32%) BDD
9 73 (11.68%) OO
10 71 (11.36%) Problem-Solving
11 58 (9.28%) E-Commerce
12 46 (7.36%) Continuous Delivery
13 43 (6.88%) Web Development
14 42 (6.72%) Software Engineering
15 41 (6.56%) Deployment Automation
16 37 (5.92%) MVC
17 36 (5.76%) API Design
17 36 (5.76%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 215 (34.40%) Python
2 207 (33.12%) Java
3 193 (30.88%) JavaScript
4 137 (21.92%) Bash Shell
5 99 (15.84%) SQL
6 92 (14.72%) Ruby
7 66 (10.56%) C#
8 43 (6.88%) Go
9 40 (6.40%) ES6
10 32 (5.12%) PHP
11 29 (4.64%) Perl
12 24 (3.84%) Java 8
13 23 (3.68%) Scala
14 20 (3.20%) TypeScript
15 17 (2.72%) Groovy
16 16 (2.56%) PowerShell
17 14 (2.24%) Kotlin
18 11 (1.76%) Apple Swift
19 10 (1.60%) R
20 8 (1.28%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 39 (6.24%) Security Cleared
2 33 (5.28%) SC Cleared
3 30 (4.80%) Degree
4 17 (2.72%) AWS Certification
4 17 (2.72%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (0.96%) CCNA
5 6 (0.96%) CCNP
5 6 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.64%) ISEB
6 4 (0.64%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.32%) PhD
8 1 (0.16%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.16%) CIPD
8 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (6.56%) QA
2 21 (3.36%) GCP
3 10 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.96%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 6 (0.96%) WCAG
5 3 (0.48%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.48%) GDPR
6 2 (0.32%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.16%) PMO
7 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 181 (28.96%) Docker
2 25 (4.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 7 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (0.96%) Ceph
4 6 (0.96%) etcd
4 6 (0.96%) flannel
4 6 (0.96%) GlusterFS
4 6 (0.96%) ProxySG
4 6 (0.96%) SkyDNS
5 2 (0.32%) HDFS
5 2 (0.32%) KVM
5 2 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.16%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.16%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.16%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 147 (23.52%) Ansible
2 95 (15.20%) Puppet
2 95 (15.20%) Terraform
3 88 (14.08%) Opscode Chef
4 81 (12.96%) Kubernetes
5 41 (6.56%) Prometheus
6 35 (5.60%) Nagios
7 31 (4.96%) Grafana
8 28 (4.48%) logstash
9 27 (4.32%) Kibana
10 26 (4.16%) Mesos
11 19 (3.04%) Icinga
12 17 (2.72%) HAProxy
12 17 (2.72%) ZABBIX
13 16 (2.56%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 16 (2.56%) Network Intrusion Detection System
14 15 (2.40%) Consul
15 13 (2.08%) Graphite
16 12 (1.92%) Sysdig
16 12 (1.92%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 53 (8.48%) Atlassian
2 49 (7.84%) Red Hat
3 42 (6.72%) Google
4 34 (5.44%) Oracle
5 33 (5.28%) Microsoft
6 28 (4.48%) Twitter
7 27 (4.32%) New Relic
8 25 (4.00%) Hortonworks
9 19 (3.04%) Adobe
9 19 (3.04%) IBM
10 18 (2.88%) Splunk
11 14 (2.24%) AppDynamics
12 12 (1.92%) hybris
12 12 (1.92%) PagerDuty
13 9 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
14 7 (1.12%) Cisco
14 7 (1.12%) Dynatrace
14 7 (1.12%) Okta
14 7 (1.12%) Symantec
14 7 (1.12%) VMware