Period
to 15 January 2021

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 15 January 2021 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
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 133 139 180
Rank change year-on-year +6 +41 +28
Contract jobs citing GitHub 351 577 729
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.02% 1.89% 1.64%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.47% 5.55% 5.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 392 531
Median daily rate £488 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.36% +4.76% -
10th Percentile £376 £375 £356
90th Percentile £650 £688 £675
England median daily rate £475 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -5.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £68.00 - -
England median hourly rate £55.00 £47.50 £72.50
% change year-on-year +15.79% -34.48% +16.00%

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 6,418 10,388 12,378
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 36.94% 34.04% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,723 7,582 9,216
Median daily rate £500 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £328 £313 £325
90th Percentile £688 £700 £675
England median daily rate £488 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -2.50% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 75 67
Median hourly rate £25.50 £21.50 £18.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.60% +15.22% -13.21%
10th Percentile £20.30 £15.80 £12.40
90th Percentile £67.55 £78.75 £31.46
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +10.00% +14.29% -2.78%

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 15 January 2021.

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 15 January 2021.

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 15 January 2021. 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 +33 44 £475 -9.52% 34
South London +17 9 £505 -9.82% 7
East London +30 3 £510 -15.00% 11
West London +34 2 £375 -29.25% 24
GitHub
England

For the 6 months to 15 January 2021, 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.

1 178 (50.71%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (39.89%) DevOps
3 119 (33.90%) Jenkins
4 110 (31.34%) Git (software)
4 110 (31.34%) AWS
5 106 (30.20%) Java
5 106 (30.20%) Python
6 104 (29.63%) Docker
7 84 (23.93%) JavaScript
8 82 (23.36%) Azure
8 82 (23.36%) Test Automation
9 78 (22.22%) Linux
10 77 (21.94%) JIRA
11 74 (21.08%) Microservices
12 73 (20.80%) Kubernetes
13 70 (19.94%) REST
14 67 (19.09%) Terraform
15 59 (16.81%) Confluence
15 59 (16.81%) CSS
16 58 (16.52%) Banking
17 57 (16.24%) Scrum
17 57 (16.24%) Ansible
18 55 (15.67%) Finance
18 55 (15.67%) RESTful
19 52 (14.81%) Node.js
20 50 (14.25%) Open Source
20 50 (14.25%) HTML
20 50 (14.25%) SQL
21 48 (13.68%) React
22 47 (13.39%) Serverless

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 59 (16.81%) Confluence
2 12 (3.42%) IIS
2 12 (3.42%) WebLogic
3 11 (3.13%) Apache
4 9 (2.56%) Apache Spark
4 9 (2.56%) nginx
4 9 (2.56%) Tomcat
4 9 (2.56%) WebSphere
5 7 (1.99%) Apache Airflow
5 7 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (1.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 5 (1.42%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (1.42%) Mule
8 4 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (1.14%) WebLogic Portal
9 3 (0.85%) Mule ESB
10 2 (0.57%) Anypoint
10 2 (0.57%) Camunda
10 2 (0.57%) Jupyter
10 2 (0.57%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (0.57%) Adobe XD
1 2 (0.57%) Chatbot
1 2 (0.57%) InVision
1 2 (0.57%) OmniGraffle
1 2 (0.57%) Sketch
1 2 (0.57%) Zeplin
2 1 (0.28%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (1.14%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 110 (31.34%) AWS
2 82 (23.36%) Azure
3 47 (13.39%) Serverless
4 46 (13.11%) GCP
5 33 (9.40%) AWS Lambda
6 19 (5.41%) Amazon S3
6 19 (5.41%) Slack
7 17 (4.84%) Amazon EC2
7 17 (4.84%) PaaS
8 14 (3.99%) Amazon ECS
8 14 (3.99%) IaaS
8 14 (3.99%) SaaS
9 9 (2.56%) Azure Functions
10 8 (2.28%) Amazon SQS
10 8 (2.28%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (2.28%) Datadog
10 8 (2.28%) Logic Apps
11 6 (1.71%) Heroku
11 6 (1.71%) OpenShift
11 6 (1.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.99%) HTTP
2 12 (3.42%) HTTPS
3 10 (2.85%) TCP/IP
4 8 (2.28%) Kerberos
5 5 (1.42%) FTP
6 4 (1.14%) DNS
6 4 (1.14%) Firewall
6 4 (1.14%) LAN
6 4 (1.14%) Reverse Proxy
6 4 (1.14%) WAN
6 4 (1.14%) Wireless
7 3 (0.85%) Network Security
7 3 (0.85%) SNMP
7 3 (0.85%) SSL
7 3 (0.85%) VLAN
8 2 (0.57%) Broadband
8 2 (0.57%) DHCP
8 2 (0.57%) SMTP
8 2 (0.57%) SSH
8 2 (0.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (10.26%) Big Data
2 31 (8.83%) SQL Server
3 23 (6.55%) MySQL
3 23 (6.55%) NoSQL
4 19 (5.41%) MongoDB
5 18 (5.13%) Blockchain
6 15 (4.27%) Relational Database
7 13 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 11 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (2.85%) Amazon RDS
10 9 (2.56%) BigQuery
10 9 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (1.99%) Oracle Database
11 7 (1.99%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (1.99%) RDBMS
12 6 (1.71%) Oracle Database 10g
12 6 (1.71%) Oracle Database 12c
13 4 (1.14%) Bigtable
13 4 (1.14%) Neo4j
13 4 (1.14%) Redis
Development Applications
1 119 (33.90%) Jenkins
2 110 (31.34%) Git (software)
3 77 (21.94%) JIRA
4 46 (13.11%) Maven
5 42 (11.97%) JUnit
6 40 (11.40%) GitLab
7 35 (9.97%) Mockito
8 22 (6.27%) Subversion
9 21 (5.98%) Gradle
9 21 (5.98%) webpack
10 20 (5.70%) CircleCI
10 20 (5.70%) Selenium
11 18 (5.13%) Sonatype Nexus
12 17 (4.84%) Bitbucket
13 16 (4.56%) Artifactory
13 16 (4.56%) TeamCity
14 14 (3.99%) SonarQube
15 13 (3.70%) JMeter
16 11 (3.13%) Cypress.io
17 10 (2.85%) Postman
General
1 58 (16.52%) Banking
2 55 (15.67%) Finance
3 18 (5.13%) Retail
4 16 (4.56%) Public Sector
5 13 (3.70%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.42%) Front Office
6 5 (1.42%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.14%) German Language
8 3 (0.85%) Legal
8 3 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.28%) Automotive
9 1 (0.28%) International Banking
9 1 (0.28%) Law
9 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.28%) Marketing
9 1 (0.28%) Publishing
9 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 141 (40.17%) Developer
2 50 (14.25%) DevOps Engineer
3 28 (7.98%) Java Developer
4 24 (6.84%) AWS Engineer
5 23 (6.55%) Senior Developer
6 20 (5.70%) Architect
6 20 (5.70%) Full Stack Developer
7 19 (5.41%) AWS DevOps
8 18 (5.13%) Azure Engineer
9 17 (4.84%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 17 (4.84%) Cloud Engineer
10 16 (4.56%) Software Engineer
11 15 (4.27%) Android Developer
11 15 (4.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 14 (3.99%) Android Engineer
12 14 (3.99%) Senior DevOps
12 14 (3.99%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 11 (3.13%) Azure DevOps
13 11 (3.13%) Azure DevOps Engineer
14 10 (2.85%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (19.94%) REST
2 59 (16.81%) CSS
3 55 (15.67%) RESTful
4 52 (14.81%) Node.js
5 50 (14.25%) HTML
6 48 (13.68%) React
7 40 (11.40%) JSON
8 30 (8.55%) AngularJS
9 29 (8.26%) .NET
9 29 (8.26%) Spring
10 28 (7.98%) HTML5
10 28 (7.98%) Web Services
11 27 (7.69%) GraphQL
12 26 (7.41%) RxJava
13 25 (7.12%) Redux
14 22 (6.27%) Kafka
14 22 (6.27%) Material Design
15 20 (5.70%) SOAP
15 20 (5.70%) XML
16 18 (5.13%) Retrofit
Miscellaneous
1 46 (13.11%) User Experience
2 45 (12.82%) Mobile App
3 17 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (4.56%) Bitcoin
5 15 (4.27%) Cloud Native
6 13 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (3.42%) Algorithms
7 12 (3.42%) Clustering
8 11 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
8 11 (3.13%) iPad
9 9 (2.56%) Mobile Payment
9 9 (2.56%) Public Cloud
10 8 (2.28%) Data Structures
10 8 (2.28%) Linux Command Line
11 7 (1.99%) Hedge funds
12 6 (1.71%) iPhone
13 4 (1.14%) FMCG
14 2 (0.57%) Animation
14 2 (0.57%) Data Protection Act
14 2 (0.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 78 (22.22%) Linux
2 34 (9.69%) Android
3 32 (9.12%) Windows
4 28 (7.98%) Unix
5 16 (4.56%) Apple iOS
5 16 (4.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (3.42%) Windows Server
7 10 (2.85%) Windows Server 2016
8 8 (2.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (1.99%) Windows Server 2019
10 6 (1.71%) Solaris
11 5 (1.42%) AIX
11 5 (1.42%) CentOS
12 3 (0.85%) Amazon Linux
12 3 (0.85%) Debian
12 3 (0.85%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.85%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.85%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (50.71%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (39.89%) DevOps
3 82 (23.36%) Test Automation
4 74 (21.08%) Microservices
5 57 (16.24%) Scrum
6 50 (14.25%) Open Source
7 47 (13.39%) Software Engineering
8 44 (12.54%) TDD
9 43 (12.25%) Configuration Management
9 43 (12.25%) Continuous Integration
10 37 (10.54%) Infrastructure as Code
11 31 (8.83%) Kanban
11 31 (8.83%) SDLC
12 30 (8.55%) Android Development
12 30 (8.55%) Continuous Delivery
12 30 (8.55%) Problem-Solving
13 28 (7.98%) Continuous Improvement
14 26 (7.41%) Analytics
15 23 (6.55%) Computer Science
16 22 (6.27%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 106 (30.20%) Java
1 106 (30.20%) Python
2 84 (23.93%) JavaScript
3 50 (14.25%) SQL
4 38 (10.83%) Kotlin
5 31 (8.83%) C++
6 30 (8.55%) Bash Shell
7 28 (7.98%) PowerShell
8 23 (6.55%) Scala
9 22 (6.27%) C#
10 21 (5.98%) TypeScript
11 20 (5.70%) Perl
12 19 (5.41%) Ruby
13 17 (4.84%) Go
14 16 (4.56%) ES6
15 13 (3.70%) Java 8
16 11 (3.13%) Groovy
16 11 (3.13%) Rust
16 11 (3.13%) Shell Script
17 9 (2.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (7.98%) Security Cleared
2 27 (7.69%) Degree
3 24 (6.84%) SC Cleared
4 17 (4.84%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.14%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.14%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.85%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.28%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.28%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.28%) ISEB
8 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.28%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (8.26%) QA
2 10 (2.85%) GDPR
3 4 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.85%) GxP
System Software
1 104 (29.63%) Docker
2 13 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.42%) Active Directory
4 8 (2.28%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.14%) vSphere
6 2 (0.57%) KVM
6 2 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.57%) Xen
7 1 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.28%) UAG
Systems Management
1 73 (20.80%) Kubernetes
2 67 (19.09%) Terraform
3 57 (16.24%) Ansible
4 31 (8.83%) Puppet
5 27 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
6 22 (6.27%) Grafana
7 14 (3.99%) Prometheus
8 10 (2.85%) Packer
9 9 (2.56%) Kibana
10 8 (2.28%) Salt
11 6 (1.71%) Microsoft Clustering
11 6 (1.71%) Oracle RMAN
12 5 (1.42%) Nagios
13 4 (1.14%) Docker Swarm
14 3 (0.85%) Control-M
14 3 (0.85%) Istio
14 3 (0.85%) Red Hat Satellite
14 3 (0.85%) ZABBIX
15 2 (0.57%) Data Guard
15 2 (0.57%) Graphite
Vendors
1 32 (9.12%) Oracle
2 26 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 21 (5.98%) Google
4 20 (5.70%) Splunk
5 13 (3.70%) VMware
6 12 (3.42%) Databricks
7 10 (2.85%) RedGate
8 9 (2.56%) Atlassian
8 9 (2.56%) Micro Focus
8 9 (2.56%) Red Hat
9 8 (2.28%) Adobe
9 8 (2.28%) Sybase
10 7 (1.99%) AppDynamics
10 7 (1.99%) ServiceNow
11 6 (1.71%) Apple
11 6 (1.71%) New Relic
11 6 (1.71%) SaltStack
12 5 (1.42%) Dynatrace
13 4 (1.14%) Black Duck
13 4 (1.14%) Veracode