Period
to 26 June 2019

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 26 June 2019 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
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 159 196 230
Rank change year-on-year +37 +34 +2
Contract jobs citing GitHub 721 642 467
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.79% 1.42% 1.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.68% 5.76% 6.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 440 336
London median daily rate £550 £525 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +7.69% +2.63%
10th Percentile £410 £363 £363
90th Percentile £675 £675 £596
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 3
London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.77 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.81% -18.08% -5.48%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £33.54 £40.75
% change year-on-year +4.35% -17.69% -6.86%

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 12,700 11,152 6,713
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 31.48% 24.64% 16.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,172 8,163 4,901
London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £663 £638
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 89 56
London median hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £21.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.00% +18.18% -15.38%
10th Percentile £15.40 £14.11 £12.06
90th Percentile £69.50 £91.15 £117.50
England median hourly rate £23.98 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +19.89% +5.26% -3.11%

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 26 June 2019.

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 26 June 2019. 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 -4 131 £550 +0.05% 9
South London +47 66 £588 +11.90% 3
West London +17 21 £538 +23.92% 2
East London -14 5 £563 +6.23% 1
North London - 3 £444 -
GitHub
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2019, 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.

1 365 (50.62%) Agile Software Development
2 313 (43.41%) DevOps
3 312 (43.27%) Amazon AWS
4 296 (41.05%) Jenkins
5 270 (37.45%) Docker
6 266 (36.89%) Git (software)
7 257 (35.64%) Python
8 230 (31.90%) Java
9 220 (30.51%) JavaScript
10 207 (28.71%) Ansible
11 194 (26.91%) Kubernetes
12 187 (25.94%) JIRA
13 181 (25.10%) Linux
14 162 (22.47%) Microsoft Azure
15 157 (21.78%) Continuous Integration
16 143 (19.83%) Node.js
17 137 (19.00%) Scrum
18 131 (18.17%) SQL
19 128 (17.75%) Terraform
20 119 (16.50%) TDD
21 117 (16.23%) Microservices
22 116 (16.09%) Security Cleared
23 115 (15.95%) Finance
23 115 (15.95%) HTML
24 110 (15.26%) Big Data
25 109 (15.12%) Confluence
26 106 (14.70%) CSS
27 105 (14.56%) AngularJS
28 104 (14.42%) Front End Development
28 104 (14.42%) Open Source

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 (15.12%) Confluence
2 57 (7.91%) Elasticsearch
3 37 (5.13%) Apache
4 31 (4.30%) nginx
5 22 (3.05%) Apache Spark
6 11 (1.53%) Apache Airflow
7 9 (1.25%) Magnolia
8 8 (1.11%) IIS
9 7 (0.97%) Cloud Foundry
10 6 (0.83%) ArcGIS
10 6 (0.83%) JBoss
10 6 (0.83%) R Markdown
11 4 (0.55%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.55%) CMS
11 4 (0.55%) IBM HTTP Server
11 4 (0.55%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.55%) WordPress
12 3 (0.42%) DataSynapse
12 3 (0.42%) Pachyderm
12 3 (0.42%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 312 (43.27%) Amazon AWS
2 162 (22.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 77 (10.68%) Serverless
4 62 (8.60%) AWS Lambda
5 59 (8.18%) Amazon S3
6 52 (7.21%) Amazon EC2
7 50 (6.93%) npm
8 45 (6.24%) Google Cloud Platform
9 38 (5.27%) Amazon ECS
10 34 (4.72%) Slack
11 33 (4.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 32 (4.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 25 (3.47%) Route 53
14 21 (2.91%) AWS CloudFormation
15 20 (2.77%) CloudFront
16 15 (2.08%) PaaS
17 14 (1.94%) Amazon Kinesis
18 13 (1.80%) Amazon SQS
18 13 (1.80%) Heroku
18 13 (1.80%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.94%) VPN
2 10 (1.39%) Firewall
2 10 (1.39%) FTP
3 9 (1.25%) Internet
4 7 (0.97%) Kerberos
5 6 (0.83%) HTTP
5 6 (0.83%) NAS
5 6 (0.83%) SAN
6 5 (0.69%) SSL
6 5 (0.69%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.42%) BIG-IP
7 3 (0.42%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (0.42%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (0.42%) NetScaler
8 2 (0.28%) AMQP
8 2 (0.28%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.14%) BGP
9 1 (0.14%) DNS
9 1 (0.14%) OSPF
9 1 (0.14%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (15.26%) Big Data
2 83 (11.51%) SQL Server
3 77 (10.68%) MySQL
4 52 (7.21%) PostgreSQL
5 51 (7.07%) NoSQL
6 50 (6.93%) Amazon Redshift
7 35 (4.85%) Hadoop
8 28 (3.88%) MongoDB
9 27 (3.74%) Amazon RDS
10 26 (3.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 26 (3.61%) Relational Database
11 25 (3.47%) HBase
12 22 (3.05%) Redis
13 20 (2.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 19 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
15 17 (2.36%) BigQuery
16 16 (2.22%) Apache Hive
17 14 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 13 (1.80%) Power BI
19 12 (1.66%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 296 (41.05%) Jenkins
2 266 (36.89%) Git (software)
3 187 (25.94%) JIRA
4 103 (14.29%) Maven
5 102 (14.15%) GitLab
6 68 (9.43%) Cucumber
7 67 (9.29%) Sonatype Nexus
8 49 (6.80%) Bitbucket
9 46 (6.38%) SonarQube
10 45 (6.24%) Karma Test Runner
11 44 (6.10%) Jasmine
12 41 (5.69%) Artifactory
13 39 (5.41%) Gradle
14 38 (5.27%) Protractor
15 33 (4.58%) gulp
15 33 (4.58%) Selenium
16 32 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
17 29 (4.02%) Grunt
18 28 (3.88%) TeamCity
19 24 (3.33%) webpack
General
1 115 (15.95%) Finance
2 49 (6.80%) Banking
3 34 (4.72%) Front Office
4 19 (2.64%) Games
4 19 (2.64%) Publishing
5 15 (2.08%) Retail
6 14 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
7 10 (1.39%) French Language
7 10 (1.39%) German Language
7 10 (1.39%) Marketing
8 9 (1.25%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.69%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.69%) Legal
9 5 (0.69%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.42%) Law
11 2 (0.28%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.28%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.14%) Automotive
12 1 (0.14%) Billing
12 1 (0.14%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 303 (42.02%) Developer
2 161 (22.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 85 (11.79%) Architect
4 73 (10.12%) AWS Engineer
5 65 (9.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 60 (8.32%) AWS Architect
7 52 (7.21%) Software Engineer
8 46 (6.38%) Java Developer
9 36 (4.99%) AWS Software Engineer
10 34 (4.72%) AWS DevOps
10 34 (4.72%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 33 (4.58%) Full Stack Developer
12 32 (4.44%) Python Developer
13 31 (4.30%) Cloud Engineer
14 30 (4.16%) AWS Developer
14 30 (4.16%) JavaScript Developer
14 30 (4.16%) React Developer
15 27 (3.74%) Backend Developer
15 27 (3.74%) Data Engineer
15 27 (3.74%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (19.83%) Node.js
2 115 (15.95%) HTML
3 106 (14.70%) CSS
4 105 (14.56%) AngularJS
5 91 (12.62%) RESTful
6 86 (11.93%) React
7 79 (10.96%) Web Services
8 75 (10.40%) REST
9 69 (9.57%) Elastic Stack
10 66 (9.15%) JSON
11 65 (9.02%) Kafka
11 65 (9.02%) Spring
12 61 (8.46%) HTML5
13 55 (7.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 50 (6.93%) Spring Boot
15 46 (6.38%) .NET
16 38 (5.27%) jQuery
17 37 (5.13%) Sass
18 35 (4.85%) CSS3
19 34 (4.72%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 72 (9.99%) User Experience
2 37 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (4.16%) Public Cloud
4 29 (4.02%) Cloud Native
4 29 (4.02%) Derivative
5 25 (3.47%) Fixed Income
6 23 (3.19%) Management Information System
7 22 (3.05%) Data Centre
8 21 (2.91%) Mobile App
9 19 (2.64%) Blog
9 19 (2.64%) Greenfield Project
10 18 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
11 15 (2.08%) NHS
12 13 (1.80%) Device Driver
13 12 (1.66%) Data Structures
14 11 (1.53%) Algorithms
14 11 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
15 10 (1.39%) Hedge funds
16 9 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 9 (1.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 181 (25.10%) Linux
2 52 (7.21%) Unix
3 46 (6.38%) Windows
4 27 (3.74%) Ubuntu
5 23 (3.19%) Apple iOS
6 22 (3.05%) CentOS
7 20 (2.77%) Android
7 20 (2.77%) CoreOS
8 19 (2.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (1.94%) Windows Server
10 5 (0.69%) Mac OS
10 5 (0.69%) Solaris
11 4 (0.55%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.42%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.28%) Amazon Linux
13 2 (0.28%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.14%) Debian
14 1 (0.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 365 (50.62%) Agile Software Development
2 313 (43.41%) DevOps
3 157 (21.78%) Continuous Integration
4 137 (19.00%) Scrum
5 119 (16.50%) TDD
6 117 (16.23%) Microservices
7 104 (14.42%) Front End Development
7 104 (14.42%) Open Source
8 101 (14.01%) Configuration Management
9 97 (13.45%) BDD
10 92 (12.76%) Analytics
11 91 (12.62%) Mentoring
12 86 (11.93%) Test Automation
13 85 (11.79%) Continuous Deployment
14 78 (10.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 75 (10.40%) Migration
16 71 (9.85%) Continuous Improvement
16 71 (9.85%) Kanban
17 66 (9.15%) Software Engineering
18 61 (8.46%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 257 (35.64%) Python
2 230 (31.90%) Java
3 220 (30.51%) JavaScript
4 131 (18.17%) SQL
5 96 (13.31%) Bash Shell
6 75 (10.40%) Ruby
7 74 (10.26%) C#
8 66 (9.15%) ES6
9 62 (8.60%) TypeScript
10 49 (6.80%) Go
11 43 (5.96%) Java 8
12 41 (5.69%) C++
12 41 (5.69%) Perl
13 32 (4.44%) PowerShell
14 25 (3.47%) Scala
15 22 (3.05%) PHP
16 21 (2.91%) Groovy
17 13 (1.80%) Apple Swift
17 13 (1.80%) C
17 13 (1.80%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 116 (16.09%) Security Cleared
2 99 (13.73%) SC Cleared
3 23 (3.19%) Degree
4 13 (1.80%) AWS Certification
5 10 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
5 10 (1.39%) DV Cleared
6 8 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.42%) BC Cleared
7 3 (0.42%) CCNP
7 3 (0.42%) CHECK Team Member
7 3 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.14%) CISA
9 1 (0.14%) CISM
9 1 (0.14%) CISMP
9 1 (0.14%) CISSP
9 1 (0.14%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
9 1 (0.14%) ISSMP
9 1 (0.14%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.14%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.16%) QA
2 4 (0.55%) GDPR
2 4 (0.55%) ISO 15022
2 4 (0.55%) ISO 20022
3 3 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.28%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.14%) HL7
5 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.14%) NIST
5 1 (0.14%) WAI
System Software
1 270 (37.45%) Docker
2 14 (1.94%) etcd
2 14 (1.94%) flannel
2 14 (1.94%) SkyDNS
2 14 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.80%) Ceph
4 11 (1.53%) GlusterFS
5 9 (1.25%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.97%) Active Directory
7 5 (0.69%) Squid
8 4 (0.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (0.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 3 (0.42%) HDFS
9 3 (0.42%) KVM
9 3 (0.42%) VMware NSX
9 3 (0.42%) vSphere
10 2 (0.28%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.28%) Varnish
10 2 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.28%) zsh
Systems Management
1 207 (28.71%) Ansible
2 194 (26.91%) Kubernetes
3 128 (17.75%) Terraform
4 83 (11.51%) Puppet
5 52 (7.21%) Opscode Chef
6 38 (5.27%) Prometheus
7 30 (4.16%) Grafana
7 30 (4.16%) Graphite
8 29 (4.02%) Sysdig
9 27 (3.74%) Nagios
10 24 (3.33%) HAProxy
11 17 (2.36%) rkt
11 17 (2.36%) ZABBIX
12 15 (2.08%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 15 (2.08%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 14 (1.94%) Icinga
13 14 (1.94%) logstash
14 13 (1.80%) Salt
15 11 (1.53%) Hadoop YARN
15 11 (1.53%) Kibana
Vendors
1 82 (11.37%) Google
2 49 (6.80%) Microsoft
3 46 (6.38%) Atlassian
4 44 (6.10%) Greenplum
5 38 (5.27%) Splunk
6 36 (4.99%) Oracle
7 25 (3.47%) Red Hat
8 24 (3.33%) Bloomberg
8 24 (3.33%) Reuters
9 15 (2.08%) SaltStack
9 15 (2.08%) VMware
10 13 (1.80%) Citrix
11 12 (1.66%) IBM
11 12 (1.66%) Tableau
12 11 (1.53%) Adobe
12 11 (1.53%) Cisco
12 11 (1.53%) Informatica
12 11 (1.53%) Perforce
13 10 (1.39%) MuleSoft
14 9 (1.25%) BMC