Period
to 14 October 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 14 October 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
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 154 170 203
Rank change year-on-year +16 +33 -8
Contract jobs citing GitHub 659 766 601
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.77% 1.68% 1.35%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.45% 6.41% 7.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 530 471
London median daily rate £550 £525 £524
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +0.19% +10.32%
10th Percentile £400 £363 £363
90th Percentile £708 £675 £650
England median daily rate £513 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -20.00% -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £62.50
% change year-on-year +9.38% -48.80% +92.31%

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 12,091 11,951 8,030
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 32.56% 26.15% 18.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,709 8,822 5,955
London median daily rate £525 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £310
90th Percentile £688 £675 £638
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 79 76
London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.27% +2.33% -4.44%
10th Percentile £17.50 £13.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £54.63 £79.50 £165.00
England median hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% +6.58%

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 14 October 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 14 October 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 -14 118 £550 - 46
South London +25 41 £586 +11.52% 12
West London +19 21 £419 -15.62% 20
East London +11 9 £600 +20.00% 16
North London - 1 £575 - 5
GitHub
England

For the 6 months to 14 October 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.

1 350 (53.11%) Agile Software Development
2 270 (40.97%) AWS
3 266 (40.36%) Python
4 263 (39.91%) DevOps
5 255 (38.69%) Java
6 251 (38.09%) Jenkins
7 234 (35.51%) Docker
8 225 (34.14%) Git (software)
9 212 (32.17%) JavaScript
10 167 (25.34%) Ansible
11 158 (23.98%) Azure
12 153 (23.22%) JIRA
13 149 (22.61%) Node.js
14 138 (20.94%) Linux
15 136 (20.64%) SQL
16 135 (20.49%) Continuous Integration
17 132 (20.03%) Finance
18 127 (19.27%) Kubernetes
19 121 (18.36%) Scrum
20 119 (18.06%) AngularJS
21 116 (17.60%) Terraform
22 113 (17.15%) React
23 111 (16.84%) Front End Development
24 105 (15.93%) Web Services
25 102 (15.48%) Software Engineering
26 99 (15.02%) TDD
27 96 (14.57%) Mentoring
28 94 (14.26%) Confluence
29 93 (14.11%) C#
30 92 (13.96%) Test Automation

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 94 (14.26%) Confluence
2 41 (6.22%) Elasticsearch
3 29 (4.40%) Apache Spark
4 26 (3.95%) Apache
5 22 (3.34%) IIS
6 14 (2.12%) nginx
7 13 (1.97%) Magnolia
8 12 (1.82%) Apache Airflow
9 11 (1.67%) CMS
10 6 (0.91%) ArcGIS
10 6 (0.91%) JBoss
10 6 (0.91%) R Markdown
11 5 (0.76%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.76%) Pachyderm
12 4 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
12 4 (0.61%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.61%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.46%) DataSynapse
13 3 (0.46%) SharePoint
13 3 (0.46%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
1 5 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.15%) Magento
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.15%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 270 (40.97%) AWS
2 158 (23.98%) Azure
3 79 (11.99%) Serverless
4 70 (10.62%) AWS Lambda
5 50 (7.59%) Amazon S3
6 46 (6.98%) GCP
7 44 (6.68%) Amazon EC2
8 40 (6.07%) npm
9 36 (5.46%) Amazon ECS
10 31 (4.70%) Route 53
11 29 (4.40%) Slack
12 24 (3.64%) AWS CloudFormation
13 21 (3.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 20 (3.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 19 (2.88%) CloudFront
16 18 (2.73%) Cloud Computing
16 18 (2.73%) PaaS
17 16 (2.43%) Amazon SQS
18 15 (2.28%) AWS CodePipeline
19 13 (1.97%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.67%) VPN
2 9 (1.37%) Firewall
2 9 (1.37%) HTTP
2 9 (1.37%) Internet
2 9 (1.37%) NAS
2 9 (1.37%) SAN
3 8 (1.21%) FTP
3 8 (1.21%) SSL
3 8 (1.21%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.91%) DNS
5 4 (0.61%) NetScaler
6 3 (0.46%) AMQP
6 3 (0.46%) BIG-IP
6 3 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (0.46%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (0.46%) DSL
6 3 (0.46%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.46%) Intranet
7 1 (0.15%) Extranet
7 1 (0.15%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (11.23%) SQL Server
2 69 (10.47%) Big Data
3 60 (9.10%) MySQL
4 39 (5.92%) Amazon Redshift
5 38 (5.77%) Hadoop
6 37 (5.61%) PostgreSQL
7 30 (4.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 29 (4.40%) Amazon RDS
8 29 (4.40%) NoSQL
9 27 (4.10%) Relational Database
10 24 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
10 24 (3.64%) Redis
11 18 (2.73%) Apache Hive
12 17 (2.58%) Neo4j
13 15 (2.28%) MongoDB
14 14 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 13 (1.97%) Data Lake
15 13 (1.97%) Sqoop
16 12 (1.82%) HBase
16 12 (1.82%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 251 (38.09%) Jenkins
2 225 (34.14%) Git (software)
3 153 (23.22%) JIRA
4 77 (11.68%) Maven
5 62 (9.41%) Cucumber
5 62 (9.41%) Selenium
6 49 (7.44%) Sonatype Nexus
7 37 (5.61%) Bitbucket
8 36 (5.46%) SonarQube
9 35 (5.31%) Gradle
10 34 (5.16%) Karma Test Runner
11 32 (4.86%) Jasmine
11 32 (4.86%) TeamCity
12 30 (4.55%) Protractor
13 29 (4.40%) Team Foundation Server
14 28 (4.25%) GitLab
15 22 (3.34%) CircleCI
16 21 (3.19%) Visual Studio
17 19 (2.88%) webpack
18 18 (2.73%) JUnit
General
1 132 (20.03%) Finance
2 66 (10.02%) Front Office
3 46 (6.98%) Banking
4 33 (5.01%) Public Sector
5 29 (4.40%) Publishing
6 16 (2.43%) Investment Banking
7 15 (2.28%) Marketing
8 14 (2.12%) Games
9 13 (1.97%) Retail
10 12 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
11 9 (1.37%) Legal
12 7 (1.06%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.91%) Law
14 3 (0.46%) Electronics
15 2 (0.30%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.30%) Telecoms
16 1 (0.15%) Advertising
16 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 249 (37.78%) Developer
2 123 (18.66%) DevOps Engineer
3 87 (13.20%) AWS Engineer
4 72 (10.93%) Architect
5 71 (10.77%) Software Engineer
6 52 (7.89%) AWS Software Engineer
7 50 (7.59%) AWS Architect
8 47 (7.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 34 (5.16%) Cloud Engineer
9 34 (5.16%) Lead Software Engineer
10 33 (5.01%) Java Developer
11 30 (4.55%) AWS DevOps
12 29 (4.40%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 27 (4.10%) Data Engineer
14 25 (3.79%) Full Stack Developer
15 24 (3.64%) Senior Developer
16 23 (3.49%) Technical Leader
17 21 (3.19%) JavaScript Developer
17 21 (3.19%) Lead Software Architect
17 21 (3.19%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (22.61%) Node.js
2 119 (18.06%) AngularJS
3 113 (17.15%) React
4 105 (15.93%) Web Services
5 85 (12.90%) HTML
6 80 (12.14%) RESTful
7 78 (11.84%) CSS
8 61 (9.26%) JSON
9 58 (8.80%) Spring
10 57 (8.65%) HTML5
11 52 (7.89%) .NET
11 52 (7.89%) Kafka
11 52 (7.89%) Spring Boot
12 47 (7.13%) REST
13 43 (6.53%) CSS3
14 35 (5.31%) Redux
15 32 (4.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 31 (4.70%) Swagger
17 27 (4.10%) GraphQL
17 27 (4.10%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 73 (11.08%) User Experience
2 49 (7.44%) Derivative
2 49 (7.44%) Fixed Income
3 30 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (4.40%) Public Cloud
5 26 (3.95%) Cloud Native
6 24 (3.64%) Blog
7 23 (3.49%) Greenfield Project
8 22 (3.34%) Mobile App
9 16 (2.43%) Linux Command Line
10 15 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
10 15 (2.28%) Management Information System
11 14 (2.12%) Replication
12 13 (1.97%) Self-Motivation
13 12 (1.82%) PKI
14 11 (1.67%) Virtual Team
15 10 (1.52%) Clustering
16 9 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 9 (1.37%) NHS
16 9 (1.37%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 138 (20.94%) Linux
2 52 (7.89%) Unix
3 48 (7.28%) Windows
4 27 (4.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (3.19%) Windows Server
6 18 (2.73%) Apple iOS
7 17 (2.58%) Android
8 14 (2.12%) CentOS
9 10 (1.52%) Ubuntu
10 6 (0.91%) Mac OS X
10 6 (0.91%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 6 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.76%) Debian
11 5 (0.76%) Solaris
11 5 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.61%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.46%) Embedded Linux
13 3 (0.46%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.15%) Amazon Linux
14 1 (0.15%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 350 (53.11%) Agile Software Development
2 263 (39.91%) DevOps
3 135 (20.49%) Continuous Integration
4 121 (18.36%) Scrum
5 111 (16.84%) Front End Development
6 102 (15.48%) Software Engineering
7 99 (15.02%) TDD
8 96 (14.57%) Mentoring
9 92 (13.96%) Test Automation
10 90 (13.66%) Open Source
11 87 (13.20%) Microservices
12 73 (11.08%) BDD
13 70 (10.62%) Configuration Management
14 65 (9.86%) Kanban
15 61 (9.26%) Migration
16 59 (8.95%) Analytics
17 57 (8.65%) Continuous Delivery
18 54 (8.19%) Continuous Deployment
19 53 (8.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 50 (7.59%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 266 (40.36%) Python
2 255 (38.69%) Java
3 212 (32.17%) JavaScript
4 136 (20.64%) SQL
5 93 (14.11%) C#
6 62 (9.41%) C++
7 55 (8.35%) ES6
8 54 (8.19%) Bash Shell
9 51 (7.74%) TypeScript
10 41 (6.22%) PowerShell
11 32 (4.86%) Java 8
11 32 (4.86%) Ruby
12 30 (4.55%) Go
12 30 (4.55%) Perl
13 23 (3.49%) Scala
14 17 (2.58%) PHP
15 15 (2.28%) Kotlin
16 14 (2.12%) R
17 13 (1.97%) Java 9
17 13 (1.97%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 81 (12.29%) Security Cleared
2 68 (10.32%) SC Cleared
3 30 (4.55%) Degree
4 19 (2.88%) AWS Certification
5 6 (0.91%) DBS Check
5 6 (0.91%) Master's Degree
6 5 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (0.76%) MCSA
6 5 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.46%) CCNP
8 3 (0.46%) CISA
8 3 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.46%) CISM
8 3 (0.46%) CISMP
8 3 (0.46%) CISSP
8 3 (0.46%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
8 3 (0.46%) ISSMP
9 2 (0.30%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.34%) QA
2 4 (0.61%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (0.30%) NIST
5 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.15%) GDPR
5 1 (0.15%) HL7
System Software
1 234 (35.51%) Docker
2 25 (3.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.82%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.91%) KVM
5 5 (0.76%) Active Directory
6 4 (0.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (0.61%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (0.46%) Firmware
7 3 (0.46%) oVirt
7 3 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.46%) VMware NSX
7 3 (0.46%) vSphere
8 2 (0.30%) HDFS
8 2 (0.30%) Varnish
9 1 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.15%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 167 (25.34%) Ansible
2 127 (19.27%) Kubernetes
3 116 (17.60%) Terraform
4 60 (9.10%) Opscode Chef
5 55 (8.35%) Puppet
6 26 (3.95%) Grafana
7 19 (2.88%) Packer
8 15 (2.28%) Salt
9 14 (2.12%) Graphite
9 14 (2.12%) Prometheus
10 10 (1.52%) ZABBIX
11 9 (1.37%) Hadoop YARN
11 9 (1.37%) Nagios
12 7 (1.06%) ITRS Geneos
12 7 (1.06%) Kibana
13 6 (0.91%) SCCM
14 5 (0.76%) Kubeflow
14 5 (0.76%) Microsoft Clustering
15 3 (0.46%) Fluentd
15 3 (0.46%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 53 (8.04%) Google
2 49 (7.44%) Bloomberg
2 49 (7.44%) Reuters
3 48 (7.28%) Microsoft
4 36 (5.46%) Splunk
5 33 (5.01%) Oracle
6 32 (4.86%) Atlassian
7 29 (4.40%) VMware
8 27 (4.10%) Greenplum
9 21 (3.19%) Citrix
10 16 (2.43%) Cisco
11 14 (2.12%) Red Hat
12 12 (1.82%) IBM
13 11 (1.67%) Informatica
14 10 (1.52%) EMC
14 10 (1.52%) HP
14 10 (1.52%) MuleSoft
14 10 (1.52%) Perforce
15 9 (1.37%) SAP
15 9 (1.37%) Tableau