Period
to 22 January 2020

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 22 January 2020 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
22 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 143 173 215
Rank change year-on-year +30 +42 -27
Contract jobs citing GitHub 575 743 624
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.90% 1.67% 1.35%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.60% 5.94% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 517 505
London median daily rate £545 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.81% - +10.53%
10th Percentile £375 £363 £363
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £52.50 - -
England median hourly rate £49.75 £53.75 £62.50
% change year-on-year -7.44% -14.00% +73.61%

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 10,275 12,503 9,631
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 33.99% 28.07% 20.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,356 9,165 7,233
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £313
90th Percentile £699 £675 £650
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 83 88
London median hourly rate £22.93 £19.85 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.52% -12.75% -9.00%
10th Percentile £16.55 £12.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £78.75 £61.85 £58.75
England median hourly rate £21.25 £17.50 £18.63
% change year-on-year +21.43% -6.04% -1.97%

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 22 January 2020.

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 22 January 2020. 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 +29 102 £525 - 42
South London +16 42 £579 +10.24% 9
West London +15 12 £530 -1.40% 24
East London +37 11 £600 +20.00% 9
North London - 2 £575 - 3
GitHub
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2020, 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.

1 297 (51.65%) Agile Software Development
2 249 (43.30%) DevOps
3 216 (37.57%) Git (software)
4 203 (35.30%) AWS
5 200 (34.78%) JavaScript
6 172 (29.91%) Python
7 171 (29.74%) Jenkins
8 168 (29.22%) Docker
9 165 (28.70%) Java
10 134 (23.30%) Continuous Integration
11 130 (22.61%) JIRA
11 130 (22.61%) HTML
11 130 (22.61%) SQL
12 120 (20.87%) TDD
13 119 (20.70%) Scrum
14 117 (20.35%) CSS
15 116 (20.17%) Kubernetes
16 112 (19.48%) Security Cleared
17 111 (19.30%) Azure
18 109 (18.96%) Ansible
19 103 (17.91%) Test Automation
20 101 (17.57%) Terraform
21 99 (17.22%) Microservices
22 98 (17.04%) Web Services
23 91 (15.83%) Linux
24 83 (14.43%) Finance
25 77 (13.39%) Open Source
26 76 (13.22%) RESTful
26 76 (13.22%) SC Cleared
27 72 (12.52%) PostgreSQL

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 57 (9.91%) Confluence
2 38 (6.61%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (2.78%) Apache Spark
3 16 (2.78%) IIS
4 15 (2.61%) Apache
5 14 (2.43%) CMS
6 13 (2.26%) Apache Airflow
7 11 (1.91%) WebSphere
8 10 (1.74%) WebLogic
9 8 (1.39%) nginx
10 7 (1.22%) SharePoint
11 6 (1.04%) Oracle Workflow
12 5 (0.87%) DataSynapse
12 5 (0.87%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 4 (0.70%) Drupal
13 4 (0.70%) JBoss
14 3 (0.52%) Sonic ESB
14 3 (0.52%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (0.52%) InDesign
1 3 (0.52%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.35%) InfoPath
2 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (1.91%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.87%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (0.87%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (0.52%) Distributed Ledger
4 2 (0.35%) Shopify
5 1 (0.17%) Magento
5 1 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 203 (35.30%) AWS
2 111 (19.30%) Azure
3 66 (11.48%) Serverless
4 48 (8.35%) GCP
5 47 (8.17%) Amazon S3
6 41 (7.13%) AWS Lambda
7 37 (6.43%) Amazon EC2
8 26 (4.52%) Route 53
9 24 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
10 22 (3.83%) PaaS
11 20 (3.48%) Amazon SQS
11 20 (3.48%) Slack
12 17 (2.96%) npm
13 16 (2.78%) AWS CodeDeploy
13 16 (2.78%) AWS CodePipeline
14 15 (2.61%) SaaS
15 14 (2.43%) Amazon ECS
15 14 (2.43%) Cloud Computing
16 12 (2.09%) IaaS
17 11 (1.91%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.70%) HTTP
2 16 (2.78%) DNS
3 10 (1.74%) DHCP
3 10 (1.74%) SSL
3 10 (1.74%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.87%) Firewall
4 5 (0.87%) HTTPS
4 5 (0.87%) Internet
4 5 (0.87%) Wireshark
5 4 (0.70%) NAS
5 4 (0.70%) SAN
5 4 (0.70%) VPN
6 3 (0.52%) DSL
6 3 (0.52%) Intranet
6 3 (0.52%) Skype
7 1 (0.17%) Broadband
7 1 (0.17%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.17%) Extranet
7 1 (0.17%) LAN
7 1 (0.17%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (12.52%) PostgreSQL
2 53 (9.22%) SQL Server
3 36 (6.26%) MySQL
4 34 (5.91%) NoSQL
5 32 (5.57%) Big Data
6 26 (4.52%) Hadoop
7 19 (3.30%) Amazon Redshift
8 18 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
9 17 (2.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 17 (2.96%) MongoDB
10 15 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 14 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
11 14 (2.43%) Oracle Database
11 14 (2.43%) Redis
12 12 (2.09%) Data Lake
13 10 (1.74%) Relational Database
14 8 (1.39%) Neo4j
14 8 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
15 7 (1.22%) Power BI
15 7 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 216 (37.57%) Git (software)
2 171 (29.74%) Jenkins
3 130 (22.61%) JIRA
4 57 (9.91%) Selenium
5 52 (9.04%) Cucumber
6 37 (6.43%) TeamCity
7 34 (5.91%) Maven
7 34 (5.91%) Team Foundation Server
8 33 (5.74%) Octopus Deploy
9 32 (5.57%) JUnit
10 31 (5.39%) Bitbucket
11 30 (5.22%) Gradle
12 29 (5.04%) RSpec
13 28 (4.87%) Travis CI
14 27 (4.70%) GitLab
15 26 (4.52%) CircleCI
16 23 (4.00%) Mockito
16 23 (4.00%) Sonatype Nexus
17 20 (3.48%) Visual Studio Team System
18 19 (3.30%) Ant
General
1 83 (14.43%) Finance
2 42 (7.30%) Banking
3 36 (6.26%) Public Sector
4 34 (5.91%) Front Office
5 19 (3.30%) Investment Banking
5 19 (3.30%) Marketing
6 15 (2.61%) Publishing
7 12 (2.09%) Law
8 11 (1.91%) Retail
9 8 (1.39%) Games
9 8 (1.39%) Legal
10 7 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (1.04%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.70%) Electronics
12 4 (0.70%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.52%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.35%) Telecoms
15 1 (0.17%) Advertising
15 1 (0.17%) Automotive
15 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 262 (45.57%) Developer
2 96 (16.70%) DevOps Engineer
3 46 (8.00%) AWS Engineer
4 40 (6.96%) Architect
5 39 (6.78%) Senior Developer
6 35 (6.09%) Full Stack Developer
7 29 (5.04%) Java Developer
8 28 (4.87%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 28 (4.87%) Software Engineer
9 25 (4.35%) AWS DevOps
9 25 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
10 22 (3.83%) AWS Architect
10 22 (3.83%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 22 (3.83%) Python Developer
11 21 (3.65%) React Developer
11 21 (3.65%) Ruby on Rails Developer
12 19 (3.30%) Consultant
13 18 (3.13%) Tester
14 17 (2.96%) Data Engineer
14 17 (2.96%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (22.61%) HTML
2 117 (20.35%) CSS
3 98 (17.04%) Web Services
4 76 (13.22%) RESTful
5 71 (12.35%) Node.js
6 70 (12.17%) React
7 68 (11.83%) AngularJS
8 57 (9.91%) HTML5
9 54 (9.39%) JSON
10 49 (8.52%) Spring
11 46 (8.00%) .NET
12 41 (7.13%) Ruby on Rails
13 40 (6.96%) REST
14 38 (6.61%) Kafka
15 37 (6.43%) Redux
16 33 (5.74%) CSS3
16 33 (5.74%) XML
17 31 (5.39%) Spring Boot
18 25 (4.35%) SOAP
18 25 (4.35%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 51 (8.87%) User Experience
2 31 (5.39%) Mobile App
3 24 (4.17%) Cloud Native
3 24 (4.17%) Public Cloud
4 22 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (2.78%) BYOD
6 16 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
7 14 (2.43%) Derivative
7 14 (2.43%) Fixed Income
8 13 (2.26%) Algorithms
9 12 (2.09%) Blog
9 12 (2.09%) Self-Motivation
9 12 (2.09%) Virtual Team
10 11 (1.91%) Replication
11 9 (1.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 8 (1.39%) Management Information System
13 7 (1.22%) Smart Home
14 6 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
14 6 (1.04%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 91 (15.83%) Linux
2 44 (7.65%) Unix
3 41 (7.13%) Windows
4 18 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (2.26%) Windows Server
6 11 (1.91%) Apple iOS
7 9 (1.57%) Android
7 9 (1.57%) Debian
7 9 (1.57%) Ubuntu
8 6 (1.04%) CentOS
9 5 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.70%) CoreOS
11 3 (0.52%) Embedded Linux
11 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.35%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (51.65%) Agile Software Development
2 249 (43.30%) DevOps
3 134 (23.30%) Continuous Integration
4 120 (20.87%) TDD
5 119 (20.70%) Scrum
6 103 (17.91%) Test Automation
7 99 (17.22%) Microservices
8 77 (13.39%) Open Source
9 68 (11.83%) Software Engineering
10 64 (11.13%) BDD
11 62 (10.78%) Front End Development
12 57 (9.91%) Continuous Deployment
13 56 (9.74%) Continuous Delivery
14 55 (9.57%) Kanban
14 55 (9.57%) Migration
15 49 (8.52%) Analytics
16 44 (7.65%) Infrastructure as Code
17 39 (6.78%) Configuration Management
18 34 (5.91%) User Stories
19 28 (4.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 200 (34.78%) JavaScript
2 172 (29.91%) Python
3 165 (28.70%) Java
4 130 (22.61%) SQL
5 56 (9.74%) PowerShell
5 56 (9.74%) Ruby
6 54 (9.39%) C#
7 42 (7.30%) Bash Shell
8 32 (5.57%) Go
9 26 (4.52%) Kotlin
9 26 (4.52%) Shell Script
10 23 (4.00%) PL/SQL
11 22 (3.83%) C++
11 22 (3.83%) ES6
12 21 (3.65%) Scala
13 20 (3.48%) TypeScript
14 16 (2.78%) PHP
14 16 (2.78%) T-SQL
15 13 (2.26%) Java 8
16 11 (1.91%) Perl
Qualifications
1 112 (19.48%) Security Cleared
2 76 (13.22%) SC Cleared
3 39 (6.78%) Degree
4 16 (2.78%) BC Cleared
5 12 (2.09%) AWS Certification
6 10 (1.74%) BPSS Clearance
7 9 (1.57%) DBS Check
8 7 (1.22%) Master's Degree
8 7 (1.22%) MCSA
8 7 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (0.52%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (0.52%) Postgraduate
11 2 (0.35%) CISA
11 2 (0.35%) CISM
11 2 (0.35%) CISMP
11 2 (0.35%) CISSP
11 2 (0.35%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.35%) ISSMP
11 2 (0.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.87%) QA
2 7 (1.22%) WCAG
3 5 (0.87%) SLA
4 3 (0.52%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.35%) GDPR
5 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.17%) IEC 62304
6 1 (0.17%) ISO 13485
6 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.17%) NIST
6 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 168 (29.22%) Docker
2 17 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.91%) Active Directory
4 10 (1.74%) vSphere
5 9 (1.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 5 (0.87%) zsh
7 4 (0.70%) Firmware
7 4 (0.70%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.70%) KVM
8 3 (0.52%) oVirt
9 2 (0.35%) HDFS
9 2 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.17%) NFS
10 1 (0.17%) SRDF
10 1 (0.17%) Varnish
10 1 (0.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 116 (20.17%) Kubernetes
2 109 (18.96%) Ansible
3 101 (17.57%) Terraform
4 63 (10.96%) Puppet
5 42 (7.30%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (3.48%) Packer
7 18 (3.13%) Prometheus
8 14 (2.43%) Kibana
9 12 (2.09%) Grafana
10 8 (1.39%) Salt
11 5 (0.87%) Single Sign-On
12 4 (0.70%) Graphite
12 4 (0.70%) logstash
12 4 (0.70%) ZABBIX
13 3 (0.52%) Fluentd
13 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Clustering
13 3 (0.52%) Pingdom
14 2 (0.35%) Cobbler
15 1 (0.17%) Host Intrusion Detection System
15 1 (0.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 62 (10.78%) Microsoft
2 42 (7.30%) Google
3 39 (6.78%) Oracle
4 19 (3.30%) Atlassian
5 18 (3.13%) VMware
6 14 (2.43%) Bloomberg
6 14 (2.43%) Reuters
6 14 (2.43%) Splunk
7 11 (1.91%) Citrix
7 11 (1.91%) Hortonworks
8 9 (1.57%) Cisco
8 9 (1.57%) Greenplum
8 9 (1.57%) Tableau
9 8 (1.39%) Perforce
10 6 (1.04%) Databricks
10 6 (1.04%) Lets Encrypt
10 6 (1.04%) Okta
10 6 (1.04%) Red Hat
11 5 (0.87%) AppDynamics
11 5 (0.87%) Samsung