Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 183 189 281
Rank change year-on-year +6 +92 +115
Contract jobs citing GitHub 703 600 387
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.51% 1.33% 0.82%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.19% 9.41% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 567 465 309
London median daily rate £524 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.32% +5.56% +4.35%
10th Percentile £363 £360 £310
90th Percentile £650 £625 £538
England median daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.70% +0.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
London median hourly rate £40.00 - -
England median hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +73.61% +35.85% -

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 8584 6376 3772
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 18.44% 14.10% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6429 4700 2786
London median daily rate £500 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £310 £305 £275
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 49 30
London median hourly rate £21.23 £23.50 £20.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.68% +16.83% +11.75%
10th Percentile £11.25 £14.81 £11.25
90th Percentile £165.00 £98.00 £40.40
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.31 £21.64
% change year-on-year +3.60% -10.79% +20.22%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 +5 115 £505 +6.32% 16
West London +25 56 £515 +14.44% 1
South London -1 51 £525 +27.27% 1
East London +3 10 £515 +12.88% 5
North London - 1 £425 - 1
GitHub
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing GitHub also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for GitHub.

1 338 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
2 304 (43.24%) DevOps
3 288 (40.97%) Jenkins
4 270 (38.41%) Amazon AWS
5 266 (37.84%) Java
6 231 (32.86%) TDD
7 226 (32.15%) Python
8 225 (32.01%) Git (software)
9 223 (31.72%) JIRA
10 216 (30.73%) Docker
11 207 (29.45%) Linux
12 179 (25.46%) Scrum
13 157 (22.33%) Continuous Integration
14 150 (21.34%) JavaScript
15 144 (20.48%) Ansible
16 140 (19.91%) Confluence
17 132 (18.78%) Microservices
18 129 (18.35%) HTML
19 128 (18.21%) REST
20 127 (18.07%) BDD
21 120 (17.07%) Kubernetes
22 107 (15.22%) Puppet
22 107 (15.22%) Node.js
23 105 (14.94%) GitLab
24 104 (14.79%) PostgreSQL
25 103 (14.65%) Test Automation
26 97 (13.80%) Finance
26 97 (13.80%) CSS
27 92 (13.09%) Microsoft Azure
28 91 (12.94%) Spring

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
1 140 (19.91%) Confluence
2 68 (9.67%) Apache Spark
3 44 (6.26%) CMS
3 44 (6.26%) Elasticsearch
4 31 (4.41%) OpenStack
5 27 (3.84%) nginx
6 26 (3.70%) Apache
7 17 (2.42%) Apache Solr
7 17 (2.42%) Drupal
7 17 (2.42%) IIS
8 14 (1.99%) Tomcat
9 13 (1.85%) Cloud Foundry
10 12 (1.71%) WebSphere
11 11 (1.56%) WordPress
12 8 (1.14%) Umbraco
13 7 (1.00%) WebLogic
14 6 (0.85%) Apache Pig
14 6 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (0.85%) Kentico
14 6 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 18 (2.56%) Photoshop
2 13 (1.85%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (1.56%) Flinto
3 11 (1.56%) InVision
4 5 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (0.43%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.14%) HipChat
7 1 (0.14%) InDesign
7 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.43%) Magento
1 3 (0.43%) RMDS
2 1 (0.14%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 270 (38.41%) Amazon AWS
2 92 (13.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 62 (8.82%) Amazon EC2
4 43 (6.12%) Amazon S3
5 41 (5.83%) Serverless
6 39 (5.55%) AWS Lambda
7 36 (5.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 35 (4.98%) Bluemix
8 35 (4.98%) IBM Cloud
9 32 (4.55%) Slack
10 27 (3.84%) PaaS
11 21 (2.99%) Route 53
12 20 (2.84%) Cloud Computing
13 18 (2.56%) SaaS
13 18 (2.56%) Trello
14 17 (2.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 16 (2.28%) AWS CloudFormation
16 15 (2.13%) CloudFront
17 12 (1.71%) Heroku
17 12 (1.71%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 36 (5.12%) HTTP
2 30 (4.27%) TCP/IP
3 24 (3.41%) Bluetooth
4 18 (2.56%) SSL
5 17 (2.42%) Firewall
6 13 (1.85%) Kerberos
7 10 (1.42%) DNS
8 7 (1.00%) ICMP
8 7 (1.00%) SMS
9 6 (0.85%) VPN
10 4 (0.57%) Intranet
11 3 (0.43%) Network Security
11 3 (0.43%) Skype
12 2 (0.28%) FTP
12 2 (0.28%) Internet
12 2 (0.28%) LDAP
12 2 (0.28%) NetScaler
12 2 (0.28%) ZigBee
13 1 (0.14%) LAN
13 1 (0.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (14.79%) PostgreSQL
2 90 (12.80%) Hadoop
3 86 (12.23%) Big Data
4 83 (11.81%) MySQL
5 59 (8.39%) MongoDB
6 53 (7.54%) NoSQL
7 50 (7.11%) HBase
8 46 (6.54%) Apache Hive
9 43 (6.12%) SQL Server
10 42 (5.97%) Amazon RDS
11 33 (4.69%) Redis
12 31 (4.41%) Sqoop
13 17 (2.42%) Relational Database
14 15 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 15 (2.13%) Oracle ODI
15 11 (1.56%) Amazon Redshift
15 11 (1.56%) IBM InfoSphere
15 11 (1.56%) RDBMS
16 10 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
17 9 (1.28%) Impala
Development Applications
1 288 (40.97%) Jenkins
2 225 (32.01%) Git (software)
3 223 (31.72%) JIRA
4 105 (14.94%) GitLab
5 77 (10.95%) Cucumber
6 69 (9.82%) Maven
7 52 (7.40%) TeamCity
8 44 (6.26%) IntelliJ
9 40 (5.69%) Bitbucket
10 33 (4.69%) Selenium
11 32 (4.55%) Gradle
12 29 (4.13%) Artifactory
13 24 (3.41%) Crashlytics
14 21 (2.99%) Sonatype Nexus
15 19 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
15 19 (2.70%) Subversion
15 19 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
16 18 (2.56%) webpack
16 18 (2.56%) Xcode
17 17 (2.42%) Visual Studio
General
1 97 (13.80%) Finance
2 71 (10.10%) Banking
3 33 (4.69%) Retail
4 27 (3.84%) Publishing
5 25 (3.56%) Telecoms
6 23 (3.27%) Marketing
7 16 (2.28%) Front Office
8 14 (1.99%) Investment Banking
9 9 (1.28%) Electronics
9 9 (1.28%) Financial Institution
9 9 (1.28%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.00%) Billing
11 6 (0.85%) Legal
11 6 (0.85%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.71%) Games
13 4 (0.57%) Digital Economy
14 3 (0.43%) Advertising
14 3 (0.43%) Back Office
15 2 (0.28%) German Language
15 2 (0.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 316 (44.95%) Developer
2 141 (20.06%) DevOps Engineer
3 71 (10.10%) Java Developer
4 67 (9.53%) AWS Engineer
5 58 (8.25%) AWS DevOps
6 55 (7.82%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 50 (7.11%) Senior Developer
8 38 (5.41%) Data Engineer
9 33 (4.69%) iOS Developer
10 32 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
11 27 (3.84%) Python Developer
12 25 (3.56%) Big Data Engineer
12 25 (3.56%) JavaScript Developer
13 24 (3.41%) C# Developer
14 23 (3.27%) .NET Developer
15 22 (3.13%) Architect
16 21 (2.99%) Android Developer
17 20 (2.84%) Cloud Engineer
17 20 (2.84%) PHP Developer
18 19 (2.70%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (18.35%) HTML
2 128 (18.21%) REST
3 107 (15.22%) Node.js
4 97 (13.80%) CSS
5 91 (12.94%) Spring
6 81 (11.52%) AngularJS
7 78 (11.10%) Kafka
8 76 (10.81%) Spring Boot
9 75 (10.67%) HTML5
10 62 (8.82%) .NET
10 62 (8.82%) React
11 51 (7.25%) Elastic Stack
12 48 (6.83%) CSS3
13 46 (6.54%) Web Services
14 43 (6.12%) RESTful
15 41 (5.83%) Apache Camel
15 41 (5.83%) PySpark
16 39 (5.55%) JSON
17 35 (4.98%) ASP.NET
18 33 (4.69%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 46 (6.54%) User Experience
2 34 (4.84%) Public Cloud
3 33 (4.69%) Mobile App
4 32 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (3.84%) Algorithms
6 26 (3.70%) Blog
7 22 (3.13%) Computer Science
8 16 (2.28%) Fintech
9 13 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
10 11 (1.56%) iPad
10 11 (1.56%) iPhone
10 11 (1.56%) Online Banking
11 10 (1.42%) Data Structures
11 10 (1.42%) Linux Command Line
12 8 (1.14%) Data Centre
12 8 (1.14%) Derivative
13 6 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (0.85%) Equities
13 6 (0.85%) Mobile Banking
14 5 (0.71%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 207 (29.45%) Linux
2 79 (11.24%) Unix
3 71 (10.10%) Apple iOS
4 58 (8.25%) Android
5 26 (3.70%) Windows
6 23 (3.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (2.99%) Ubuntu
8 18 (2.56%) CentOS
9 16 (2.28%) CoreOS
10 5 (0.71%) Amazon Linux
11 4 (0.57%) Debian
11 4 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.43%) RancherOS
12 3 (0.43%) SUSE
13 2 (0.28%) Windows Server
13 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.14%) DC/OS
14 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 338 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
2 304 (43.24%) DevOps
3 231 (32.86%) TDD
4 179 (25.46%) Scrum
5 157 (22.33%) Continuous Integration
6 132 (18.78%) Microservices
7 127 (18.07%) BDD
8 103 (14.65%) Test Automation
9 78 (11.10%) Configuration Management
10 75 (10.67%) Open Source
11 71 (10.10%) Software Engineering
12 67 (9.53%) MVC
13 61 (8.68%) Kanban
14 53 (7.54%) OO
15 50 (7.11%) Continuous Delivery
16 47 (6.69%) MapReduce
17 39 (5.55%) Continuous Improvement
18 37 (5.26%) E-Commerce
19 36 (5.12%) Data Engineering
20 35 (4.98%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 266 (37.84%) Java
2 226 (32.15%) Python
3 150 (21.34%) JavaScript
4 88 (12.52%) Ruby
5 85 (12.09%) SQL
6 75 (10.67%) Bash Shell
7 58 (8.25%) PHP
8 52 (7.40%) C#
9 44 (6.26%) Go
10 34 (4.84%) Objective-C
10 34 (4.84%) Scala
11 31 (4.41%) Apple Swift
12 23 (3.27%) Perl
13 22 (3.13%) PowerShell
14 12 (1.71%) ES6
15 11 (1.56%) Shell Script
16 9 (1.28%) C
16 9 (1.28%) T-SQL
17 8 (1.14%) R
18 7 (1.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 84 (11.95%) Security Cleared
2 68 (9.67%) SC Cleared
3 29 (4.13%) Degree
4 11 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (1.56%) DBS Check
5 8 (1.14%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (0.71%) CREST Certified
6 5 (0.71%) PhD
7 4 (0.57%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.43%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.14%) CCNA
9 1 (0.14%) CCNP
9 1 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.14%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.14%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.14%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (7.40%) QA
2 5 (0.71%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.43%) GCP
4 1 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.14%) HL7
4 1 (0.14%) SLA
4 1 (0.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 216 (30.73%) Docker
2 44 (6.26%) HDFS
3 34 (4.84%) Apache Flume
4 10 (1.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 7 (1.00%) etcd
5 7 (1.00%) flannel
6 6 (0.85%) Ceph
7 5 (0.71%) GlusterFS
7 5 (0.71%) SkyDNS
8 4 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (0.43%) Active Directory
9 3 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.28%) Firmware
10 2 (0.28%) KVM
10 2 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.28%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.14%) Squid
11 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 144 (20.48%) Ansible
2 120 (17.07%) Kubernetes
3 107 (15.22%) Puppet
4 85 (12.09%) Terraform
5 75 (10.67%) Opscode Chef
6 35 (4.98%) Hadoop YARN
7 30 (4.27%) Ambari
8 29 (4.13%) Oozie
9 21 (2.99%) Nagios
10 18 (2.56%) Kibana
11 17 (2.42%) logstash
11 17 (2.42%) ZABBIX
12 15 (2.13%) Grafana
13 13 (1.85%) Graphite
14 12 (1.71%) Mesos
15 11 (1.56%) Rancher
16 10 (1.42%) HAProxy
16 10 (1.42%) rkt
17 8 (1.14%) Host Intrusion Detection System
17 8 (1.14%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 60 (8.53%) Microsoft
2 52 (7.40%) Oracle
3 46 (6.54%) Atlassian
4 42 (5.97%) Google
5 41 (5.83%) IBM
6 36 (5.12%) Red Hat
7 35 (4.98%) Tableau
8 33 (4.69%) New Relic
9 29 (4.13%) Apple
10 23 (3.27%) Rackspace
11 22 (3.13%) Splunk
12 20 (2.84%) VMware
13 10 (1.42%) Perforce
13 10 (1.42%) SAP
14 9 (1.28%) MuleSoft
15 8 (1.14%) AppDynamics
15 8 (1.14%) Cloudera
15 8 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
15 8 (1.14%) ServiceNow
16 7 (1.00%) Zend