Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 201 182 265
Rank change year-on-year -19 +83 +114
Contract jobs citing GitHub 632 592 400
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.36% 1.41% 0.92%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.84% 9.54% 10.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 445 312
London median daily rate £525 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £358 £313
90th Percentile £650 £617 £550
England median daily rate £500 £465 £450
% change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
London median hourly rate - - £29.64
England median hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +73.61% +28.57% -

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 9,243 6,205 3,729
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 19.89% 14.75% 8.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,922 4,549 2,761
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £645 £625 £625
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 47 35
London median hourly rate £26.60 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.38% +19.05% -17.65%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.93 £10.20
90th Percentile £58.75 £98.50 £40.40
England median hourly rate £18.56 £19.00 £21.64
% change year-on-year -2.30% -12.20% -3.82%

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 2018. 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 -10 114 £513 +7.89% 27
West London +10 47 £513 +13.89% 23
South London -9 34 £538 +22.86%
East London +3 12 £475 +4.11% 9
GitHub
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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.

1 307 (48.58%) Agile Software Development
2 286 (45.25%) DevOps
3 273 (43.20%) Jenkins
4 258 (40.82%) Amazon AWS
5 238 (37.66%) Java
6 229 (36.23%) Git (software)
7 227 (35.92%) Python
8 197 (31.17%) JIRA
9 186 (29.43%) TDD
10 183 (28.96%) Docker
11 172 (27.22%) Linux
12 153 (24.21%) JavaScript
13 135 (21.36%) Scrum
14 131 (20.73%) Continuous Integration
15 126 (19.94%) Ansible
16 118 (18.67%) Confluence
17 116 (18.35%) Node.js
18 106 (16.77%) HTML
19 105 (16.61%) REST
20 101 (15.98%) Test Automation
21 100 (15.82%) Finance
22 98 (15.51%) Microservices
23 95 (15.03%) BDD
24 93 (14.72%) PostgreSQL
24 93 (14.72%) Kubernetes
25 89 (14.08%) Puppet
26 88 (13.92%) Microsoft Azure
27 87 (13.77%) Ruby
28 84 (13.29%) CSS
29 76 (12.03%) SQL

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
1 118 (18.67%) Confluence
2 61 (9.65%) Apache Spark
3 43 (6.80%) Elasticsearch
4 29 (4.59%) Apache
5 28 (4.43%) CMS
6 26 (4.11%) OpenStack
7 21 (3.32%) Tomcat
8 19 (3.01%) nginx
9 15 (2.37%) WebLogic
10 14 (2.22%) WebSphere
11 12 (1.90%) Umbraco
12 11 (1.74%) Cloud Foundry
12 11 (1.74%) Drupal
12 11 (1.74%) WordPress
13 10 (1.58%) IIS
14 8 (1.27%) Apache Solr
15 7 (1.11%) JBoss
16 6 (0.95%) Apache Pig
16 6 (0.95%) Kentico
16 6 (0.95%) Mule
Applications
1 13 (2.06%) Photoshop
2 12 (1.90%) Adobe Illustrator
2 12 (1.90%) Flinto
2 12 (1.90%) InVision
3 5 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.32%) SPSS
6 1 (0.16%) HipChat
6 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.63%) Magento
2 3 (0.47%) RMDS
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 258 (40.82%) Amazon AWS
2 88 (13.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 65 (10.28%) Amazon EC2
4 50 (7.91%) Amazon S3
5 42 (6.65%) Serverless
6 39 (6.17%) AWS Lambda
6 39 (6.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 38 (6.01%) Bluemix
7 38 (6.01%) IBM Cloud
8 36 (5.70%) Slack
9 26 (4.11%) PaaS
9 26 (4.11%) Route 53
10 19 (3.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 19 (3.01%) CloudFront
11 18 (2.85%) Cloud Computing
12 17 (2.69%) Heroku
13 13 (2.06%) SaaS
14 12 (1.90%) OpenShift
14 12 (1.90%) Trello
15 11 (1.74%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 35 (5.54%) HTTP
2 30 (4.75%) TCP/IP
3 29 (4.59%) Bluetooth
4 18 (2.85%) SSL
5 12 (1.90%) Firewall
6 10 (1.58%) DNS
7 8 (1.27%) Kerberos
8 6 (0.95%) tcpdump
8 6 (0.95%) Wireshark
9 5 (0.79%) Internet
9 5 (0.79%) VPN
10 4 (0.63%) ICMP
10 4 (0.63%) Intranet
10 4 (0.63%) SMS
11 2 (0.32%) FTP
11 2 (0.32%) LDAP
11 2 (0.32%) Network Security
11 2 (0.32%) Skype
11 2 (0.32%) ZigBee
12 1 (0.16%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (14.72%) PostgreSQL
2 75 (11.87%) MySQL
3 70 (11.08%) Big Data
4 60 (9.49%) Hadoop
5 47 (7.44%) MongoDB
6 46 (7.28%) Apache Hive
6 46 (7.28%) NoSQL
7 45 (7.12%) Amazon RDS
8 40 (6.33%) SQL Server
9 35 (5.54%) Redis
10 29 (4.59%) Sqoop
11 25 (3.96%) Relational Database
12 23 (3.64%) HBase
13 16 (2.53%) RDBMS
14 14 (2.22%) Oracle ODI
15 12 (1.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 11 (1.74%) Amazon Redshift
17 9 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
17 9 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
18 7 (1.11%) Impala
Development Applications
1 273 (43.20%) Jenkins
2 229 (36.23%) Git (software)
3 197 (31.17%) JIRA
4 65 (10.28%) GitLab
4 65 (10.28%) Maven
5 46 (7.28%) TeamCity
6 44 (6.96%) Cucumber
7 40 (6.33%) Gradle
8 37 (5.85%) Bitbucket
9 31 (4.91%) Selenium
10 29 (4.59%) Crashlytics
11 28 (4.43%) Ant
12 23 (3.64%) IntelliJ
13 22 (3.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 21 (3.32%) Artifactory
14 21 (3.32%) Codeship
15 20 (3.16%) Sonatype Nexus
16 19 (3.01%) Subversion
17 15 (2.37%) Eclipse
18 14 (2.22%) NUnit
General
1 100 (15.82%) Finance
2 67 (10.60%) Banking
3 39 (6.17%) Retail
4 22 (3.48%) Telecoms
5 18 (2.85%) Marketing
6 16 (2.53%) Publishing
7 13 (2.06%) Front Office
8 12 (1.90%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.27%) Billing
10 6 (0.95%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.79%) Advertising
11 5 (0.79%) Electronics
12 4 (0.63%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.47%) Back Office
13 3 (0.47%) Legal
13 3 (0.47%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.32%) Digital Economy
14 2 (0.32%) Law
15 1 (0.16%) Automotive
15 1 (0.16%) Games
Job Titles
1 295 (46.68%) Developer
2 129 (20.41%) DevOps Engineer
3 60 (9.49%) AWS Engineer
4 57 (9.02%) Senior Developer
5 51 (8.07%) AWS DevOps
5 51 (8.07%) Java Developer
6 48 (7.59%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 38 (6.01%) Data Engineer
7 38 (6.01%) Full Stack Developer
8 33 (5.22%) .NET Developer
9 29 (4.59%) Android Developer
10 27 (4.27%) C# Developer
11 26 (4.11%) JavaScript Developer
12 24 (3.80%) Big Data Engineer
12 24 (3.80%) Cloud Engineer
13 23 (3.64%) iOS Developer
13 23 (3.64%) Scala Developer
14 21 (3.32%) Python Developer
15 19 (3.01%) Senior Full Stack Developer
16 18 (2.85%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (18.35%) Node.js
2 106 (16.77%) HTML
3 105 (16.61%) REST
4 84 (13.29%) CSS
5 74 (11.71%) .NET
6 66 (10.44%) Kafka
7 64 (10.13%) AngularJS
8 63 (9.97%) Spring
9 62 (9.81%) HTML5
10 57 (9.02%) React
11 55 (8.70%) Spring Boot
12 46 (7.28%) JSON
13 45 (7.12%) Web Services
14 44 (6.96%) ASP.NET
15 41 (6.49%) PySpark
16 38 (6.01%) ASP.NET MVC
17 37 (5.85%) Elastic Stack
18 34 (5.38%) jQuery
19 31 (4.91%) RESTful
19 31 (4.91%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (6.01%) User Experience
2 36 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (5.06%) Blog
3 32 (5.06%) Mobile App
4 31 (4.91%) Public Cloud
5 23 (3.64%) Fintech
6 20 (3.16%) Algorithms
7 16 (2.53%) Computer Science
7 16 (2.53%) Greenfield Project
8 14 (2.22%) Data Centre
9 13 (2.06%) Linux Command Line
10 11 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (1.42%) Data Structures
12 8 (1.27%) Mainframe
12 8 (1.27%) Online Banking
13 7 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
13 7 (1.11%) Management Information System
14 4 (0.63%) Analytical Mindset
14 4 (0.63%) Cloud Native
14 4 (0.63%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 172 (27.22%) Linux
2 75 (11.87%) Unix
3 68 (10.76%) Android
4 63 (9.97%) Apple iOS
5 26 (4.11%) Windows
6 25 (3.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (2.53%) Ubuntu
8 11 (1.74%) CoreOS
9 8 (1.27%) CentOS
10 4 (0.63%) Debian
11 3 (0.47%) RancherOS
11 3 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.32%) Windows Server
13 1 (0.16%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 307 (48.58%) Agile Software Development
2 286 (45.25%) DevOps
3 186 (29.43%) TDD
4 135 (21.36%) Scrum
5 131 (20.73%) Continuous Integration
6 101 (15.98%) Test Automation
7 98 (15.51%) Microservices
8 95 (15.03%) BDD
9 70 (11.08%) Configuration Management
9 70 (11.08%) MVC
10 66 (10.44%) Open Source
11 57 (9.02%) Software Engineering
12 52 (8.23%) Kanban
13 49 (7.75%) Continuous Delivery
14 46 (7.28%) OO
15 41 (6.49%) E-Commerce
15 41 (6.49%) MapReduce
16 39 (6.17%) OOP
17 38 (6.01%) Mobile Development
18 36 (5.70%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 238 (37.66%) Java
2 227 (35.92%) Python
3 153 (24.21%) JavaScript
4 87 (13.77%) Ruby
5 76 (12.03%) SQL
6 73 (11.55%) Bash Shell
7 61 (9.65%) C#
8 55 (8.70%) PHP
9 39 (6.17%) Go
10 38 (6.01%) Perl
11 34 (5.38%) Scala
12 23 (3.64%) Apple Swift
13 22 (3.48%) Objective-C
14 17 (2.69%) R
15 16 (2.53%) PowerShell
16 14 (2.22%) ES6
17 10 (1.58%) Shell Script
18 8 (1.27%) Apex Code
18 8 (1.27%) C++
19 5 (0.79%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 49 (7.75%) Security Cleared
2 39 (6.17%) SC Cleared
3 19 (3.01%) Degree
4 11 (1.74%) DBS Check
5 6 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (0.79%) AWS Certification
6 5 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (0.79%) CREST Certified
7 4 (0.63%) PhD
8 3 (0.47%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.16%) CCNA
9 1 (0.16%) CCNP
9 1 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.16%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.16%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (7.59%) QA
2 6 (0.95%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.79%) WCAG
4 3 (0.47%) GCP
5 1 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 183 (28.96%) Docker
2 39 (6.17%) HDFS
3 34 (5.38%) Apache Flume
4 7 (1.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.32%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.32%) Ceph
6 2 (0.32%) etcd
6 2 (0.32%) Firmware
6 2 (0.32%) flannel
6 2 (0.32%) KVM
6 2 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.32%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.16%) Squid
7 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 126 (19.94%) Ansible
2 93 (14.72%) Kubernetes
3 89 (14.08%) Puppet
4 70 (11.08%) Opscode Chef
5 68 (10.76%) Terraform
6 30 (4.75%) Ambari
6 30 (4.75%) Hadoop YARN
7 29 (4.59%) Oozie
8 17 (2.69%) Kibana
9 15 (2.37%) logstash
9 15 (2.37%) Nagios
10 13 (2.06%) Mesos
11 11 (1.74%) Rancher
11 11 (1.74%) ZABBIX
12 10 (1.58%) Grafana
13 8 (1.27%) HAProxy
14 6 (0.95%) Consul
15 5 (0.79%) Host Intrusion Detection System
15 5 (0.79%) Network Intrusion Detection System
15 5 (0.79%) rkt
Vendors
1 54 (8.54%) Atlassian
2 49 (7.75%) Oracle
3 39 (6.17%) Microsoft
4 37 (5.85%) IBM
5 36 (5.70%) Google
6 35 (5.54%) Red Hat
6 35 (5.54%) Tableau
7 28 (4.43%) New Relic
8 21 (3.32%) Apple
9 16 (2.53%) Splunk
10 15 (2.37%) Salesforce.com
11 12 (1.90%) VMware
12 11 (1.74%) Rackspace
13 10 (1.58%) AppDynamics
14 8 (1.27%) Cloudera
14 8 (1.27%) Informatica
14 8 (1.27%) ServiceNow
15 7 (1.11%) Perforce
15 7 (1.11%) TIBCO
15 7 (1.11%) Zend