Period
to 21 January 2022

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 January 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
21 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 100 150 143
Rank change year-on-year +50 -7 +36
Contract jobs citing GitHub 986 348 574
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.64% 1.97% 1.89%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.81% 5.25% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 211 387
10th Percentile £425 £381 £375
25th Percentile £500 £425 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £488 £550
Median % change year-on-year +12.82% -11.36% +4.76%
75th Percentile £664 £553 £650
90th Percentile £738 £650 £688
England median daily rate £550 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 0
10th Percentile £53.05 £52.25 -
25th Percentile £55.00 £53.38 -
Median hourly rate £57.00 £61.00 -
Median % change year-on-year -6.56% - -
75th Percentile £79.50 £68.00 -
90th Percentile £99.40 - -
England median hourly rate £55.00 £54.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year +0.92% +14.74% -34.48%

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 14,489 6,633 10,401
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.72% 37.63% 34.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,780 4,940 7,601
10th Percentile £390 £331 £313
25th Percentile £475 £413 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +15.00% -4.76% -
75th Percentile £675 £600 £613
90th Percentile £750 £688 £700
England median daily rate £538 £488 £500
% change year-on-year +10.26% -2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 24 75
10th Percentile £13.88 £20.30 £15.80
25th Percentile £20.05 £22.44 £18.70
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £21.50
Median % change year-on-year -1.96% +18.60% +14.94%
75th Percentile £55.00 £57.19 £40.85
90th Percentile £70.43 £68.00 £78.75
England median hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +14.29%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +13 107 £573 +20.84% 79
West London -15 12 £563 +50.00% 29
South London -9 10 £481 -4.70%
East London -7 4 £425 -16.67% 12
North London - 1 - - 2
GitHub
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 543 (55.07%) DevOps
2 489 (49.59%) CI/CD
3 458 (46.45%) Agile Software Development
4 430 (43.61%) Azure
5 409 (41.48%) Jenkins
6 349 (35.40%) Docker
7 348 (35.29%) Terraform
8 345 (34.99%) AWS
9 334 (33.87%) Kubernetes
10 297 (30.12%) Java
10 297 (30.12%) Python
11 272 (27.59%) Git (software)
12 264 (26.77%) JavaScript
13 241 (24.44%) Social Skills
14 230 (23.33%) Infrastructure as Code
15 216 (21.91%) Finance
16 200 (20.28%) JIRA
17 178 (18.05%) Scrum
18 170 (17.24%) Microsoft
19 168 (17.04%) Microservices
20 167 (16.94%) Maven
21 166 (16.84%) Ansible
22 160 (16.23%) SQL
23 149 (15.11%) React
24 148 (15.01%) Test Automation
25 144 (14.60%) Bash
26 140 (14.20%) Linux
27 139 (14.10%) GitHub Actions
28 130 (13.18%) TeamCity
29 129 (13.08%) REST

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 89 (9.03%) Confluence
2 55 (5.58%) Apache Spark
3 36 (3.65%) Apache
3 36 (3.65%) Apache Airflow
4 30 (3.04%) CMS
4 30 (3.04%) Elasticsearch
5 18 (1.83%) SharePoint
6 16 (1.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 13 (1.32%) nginx
8 10 (1.01%) Headless CMS
9 9 (0.91%) Appian
10 8 (0.81%) Cloud Foundry
11 5 (0.51%) IIS
11 5 (0.51%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.51%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.51%) WordPress
12 4 (0.41%) Magnolia
12 4 (0.41%) Mattermost
13 2 (0.20%) R Markdown
13 2 (0.20%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 15 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 9 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.51%) Adobe XD
3 5 (0.51%) Zeplin
4 4 (0.41%) InVision
4 4 (0.41%) OmniGraffle
4 4 (0.41%) Sketch
5 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.20%) Notepad++
6 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.10%) InDesign
6 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (0.91%) Shopify
2 2 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.20%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.10%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.10%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.10%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 430 (43.61%) Azure
2 345 (34.99%) AWS
3 139 (14.10%) GitHub Actions
4 106 (10.75%) Serverless
5 105 (10.65%) GCP
6 103 (10.45%) AWS CloudFormation
7 93 (9.43%) PaaS
8 58 (5.88%) Amazon S3
9 52 (5.27%) IaaS
10 50 (5.07%) AWS Lambda
11 45 (4.56%) Power Platform
12 42 (4.26%) SaaS
13 39 (3.96%) Azure Functions
14 32 (3.25%) OpenShift
15 29 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
15 29 (2.94%) Amazon EKS
15 29 (2.94%) Azure Monitor
16 26 (2.64%) Slack
17 24 (2.43%) Amazon ECS
18 21 (2.13%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.43%) Kerberos
2 18 (1.83%) Internet
3 16 (1.62%) DNS
4 14 (1.42%) Firewall
4 14 (1.42%) Network Security
5 13 (1.32%) HTTP
6 12 (1.22%) TCP/IP
6 12 (1.22%) VPN
7 4 (0.41%) Broadband
7 4 (0.41%) SAN
8 3 (0.30%) Cisco IPT
8 3 (0.30%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.30%) OpenVPN
8 3 (0.30%) Skype
8 3 (0.30%) SSL
8 3 (0.30%) WAN
9 2 (0.20%) LAN
9 2 (0.20%) SD-WAN
9 2 (0.20%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.10%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (6.39%) SQL Server
2 52 (5.27%) NoSQL
3 49 (4.97%) Big Data
4 43 (4.36%) Power BI
5 42 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
5 42 (4.26%) Tableau
6 37 (3.75%) MongoDB
7 26 (2.64%) MySQL
7 26 (2.64%) Relational Database
8 24 (2.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 23 (2.33%) Amazon RDS
9 23 (2.33%) Hadoop
10 21 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 21 (2.13%) Oracle Database
11 18 (1.83%) Amazon Athena
11 18 (1.83%) BigQuery
12 16 (1.62%) Amazon Redshift
12 16 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
13 15 (1.52%) Data Lake
13 15 (1.52%) Looker
Development Applications
1 409 (41.48%) Jenkins
2 272 (27.59%) Git (software)
3 200 (20.28%) JIRA
4 167 (16.94%) Maven
5 130 (13.18%) TeamCity
6 122 (12.37%) GitLab
7 121 (12.27%) Gradle
8 77 (7.81%) CircleCI
9 65 (6.59%) Sonatype Nexus
10 56 (5.68%) Selenium
11 51 (5.17%) Bitbucket
12 43 (4.36%) JUnit
13 42 (4.26%) Cucumber
14 39 (3.96%) Subversion
15 31 (3.14%) WebDriver
16 29 (2.94%) SonarQube
17 26 (2.64%) Visual Studio
18 24 (2.43%) Postman
19 22 (2.23%) Cypress.io
20 21 (2.13%) Mockito
General
1 241 (24.44%) Social Skills
2 216 (21.91%) Finance
3 110 (11.16%) Banking
4 77 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
5 56 (5.68%) Presentation Skills
6 46 (4.67%) Public Sector
7 38 (3.85%) Marketing
7 38 (3.85%) Retail
8 34 (3.45%) Investment Banking
9 28 (2.84%) Financial Institution
10 19 (1.93%) Legal
10 19 (1.93%) Publishing
11 18 (1.83%) Influencing Skills
12 17 (1.72%) Telecoms
13 13 (1.32%) Manufacturing
14 12 (1.22%) Front Office
15 9 (0.91%) Electronics
16 8 (0.81%) Games
16 8 (0.81%) International Banking
17 7 (0.71%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 284 (28.80%) Developer
2 168 (17.04%) DevOps Engineer
3 119 (12.07%) Architect
4 82 (8.32%) Azure Engineer
5 60 (6.09%) Data Engineer
6 58 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
7 51 (5.17%) Azure Architect
8 50 (5.07%) AWS Engineer
9 48 (4.87%) Solutions Architect
10 43 (4.36%) React Developer
11 41 (4.16%) Senior Developer
12 39 (3.96%) Cloud Architect
13 36 (3.65%) Azure DevOps Engineer
14 33 (3.35%) Java Developer
15 30 (3.04%) AWS DevOps
15 30 (3.04%) Full Stack Developer
15 30 (3.04%) Software Engineer
16 29 (2.94%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 29 (2.94%) Tester
17 24 (2.43%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (15.11%) React
2 129 (13.08%) REST
3 127 (12.88%) Kafka
4 114 (11.56%) Node.js
5 112 (11.36%) CSS
6 107 (10.85%) HTML
7 66 (6.69%) Web Services
8 58 (5.88%) .NET
9 56 (5.68%) JSON
10 49 (4.97%) CSS3
10 49 (4.97%) Spring
11 46 (4.67%) XML
12 38 (3.85%) HTML5
13 37 (3.75%) Spring Boot
14 36 (3.65%) GraphQL
15 34 (3.45%) AngularJS
16 32 (3.25%) RESTful
16 32 (3.25%) SOAP
17 31 (3.14%) Elastic Stack
17 31 (3.14%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 109 (11.05%) Public Cloud
2 58 (5.88%) Cloud Native
3 54 (5.48%) User Experience
4 43 (4.36%) Mobile App
5 30 (3.04%) Data Protection Act
6 27 (2.74%) Social Media
7 25 (2.54%) Algorithms
8 22 (2.23%) Greenfield Project
9 20 (2.03%) Clustering
10 18 (1.83%) Hedge funds
11 17 (1.72%) Replication
12 15 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
13 14 (1.42%) Private Cloud
14 13 (1.32%) Analytical Mindset
14 13 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
14 13 (1.32%) Renewable Energy
15 12 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
16 11 (1.12%) Data Centre
16 11 (1.12%) Management Information System
17 10 (1.01%) Legacy Systems
Operating Systems
1 140 (14.20%) Linux
2 99 (10.04%) Windows
3 55 (5.58%) Unix
4 27 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (2.54%) Apple iOS
6 18 (1.83%) Windows Server
7 16 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (1.52%) Android
9 13 (1.32%) Solaris
10 11 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (0.71%) Windows Server 2016
11 7 (0.71%) Windows Server 2019
12 6 (0.61%) CentOS
13 5 (0.51%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.51%) VMS
14 3 (0.30%) VxWorks
15 2 (0.20%) AIX
15 2 (0.20%) Amazon Linux
15 2 (0.20%) Fedora
15 2 (0.20%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 543 (55.07%) DevOps
2 489 (49.59%) CI/CD
3 458 (46.45%) Agile Software Development
4 230 (23.33%) Infrastructure as Code
5 178 (18.05%) Scrum
6 168 (17.04%) Microservices
7 148 (15.01%) Test Automation
8 113 (11.46%) Open Source
9 107 (10.85%) Problem-Solving
10 106 (10.75%) Continuous Integration
11 105 (10.65%) Analytics
12 97 (9.84%) Kanban
13 93 (9.43%) Migration
14 90 (9.13%) TDD
15 88 (8.92%) SDLC
16 82 (8.32%) Software Engineering
17 68 (6.90%) Collaborative Working
18 64 (6.49%) Full Stack Development
19 60 (6.09%) Data Science
20 58 (5.88%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 297 (30.12%) Java
1 297 (30.12%) Python
2 264 (26.77%) JavaScript
3 160 (16.23%) SQL
4 144 (14.60%) Bash
5 128 (12.98%) PowerShell
6 115 (11.66%) C#
7 92 (9.33%) TypeScript
8 70 (7.10%) Go
9 53 (5.38%) Ruby
10 48 (4.87%) Groovy
11 42 (4.26%) Scala
12 39 (3.96%) Java 8
13 33 (3.35%) R
14 32 (3.25%) Shell Script
15 31 (3.14%) T-SQL
16 29 (2.94%) PHP
17 24 (2.43%) ES6
18 21 (2.13%) Java 11
19 15 (1.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (5.58%) Security Cleared
2 44 (4.46%) SC Cleared
3 43 (4.36%) Degree
4 24 (2.43%) AWS Certification
5 18 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (1.01%) ISTQB
6 10 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (0.71%) CISSP
8 6 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (0.41%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 4 (0.41%) CRISC
11 3 (0.30%) CEH
11 3 (0.30%) CISA
11 3 (0.30%) ISEB
11 3 (0.30%) MCSE
11 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.20%) CISM
12 2 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
12 2 (0.20%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (6.59%) QA
2 48 (4.87%) Accessibility
3 37 (3.75%) GDPR
4 15 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (0.91%) SLA
6 8 (0.81%) GRC
7 7 (0.71%) WCAG
8 3 (0.30%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.20%) NIST
9 2 (0.20%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.10%) COBIT
10 1 (0.10%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.10%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.10%) NCSC
System Software
1 349 (35.40%) Docker
2 35 (3.55%) Active Directory
3 15 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
4 12 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (1.01%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 8 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (0.51%) vSphere
8 4 (0.41%) KVM
8 4 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.20%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.20%) NFS
9 2 (0.20%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.10%) HDFS
10 1 (0.10%) Samba
10 1 (0.10%) Veritas File System
10 1 (0.10%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 348 (35.29%) Terraform
2 334 (33.87%) Kubernetes
3 166 (16.84%) Ansible
4 52 (5.27%) Grafana
5 45 (4.56%) Prometheus
6 43 (4.36%) Opscode Chef
7 42 (4.26%) Puppet
8 25 (2.54%) Kibana
9 20 (2.03%) logstash
10 18 (1.83%) Bosun
10 18 (1.83%) Istio
11 13 (1.32%) Rancher
11 13 (1.32%) VictorOps
12 11 (1.12%) Argo
12 11 (1.12%) Control-M
13 9 (0.91%) Data Guard
13 9 (0.91%) Pingdom
13 9 (0.91%) QRadar
13 9 (0.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 8 (0.81%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 170 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 59 (5.98%) Oracle
3 57 (5.78%) Databricks
4 46 (4.67%) Google
5 30 (3.04%) Splunk
6 25 (2.54%) Red Hat
7 23 (2.33%) Adobe
8 20 (2.03%) Alteryx
8 20 (2.03%) Atlassian
8 20 (2.03%) VMware
9 18 (1.83%) IBM
10 17 (1.72%) MuleSoft
11 13 (1.32%) New Relic
12 12 (1.22%) SAP
13 11 (1.12%) Informatica
14 9 (0.91%) CyberArk
14 9 (0.91%) Qualys
14 9 (0.91%) Sybase
15 8 (0.81%) BMC
15 8 (0.81%) Salesforce.com