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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 203 202 260
Rank change year-on-year -1 +58  
Contract jobs citing GitHub 236 255 166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.15% 1.18% 0.71%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.45% 9.61% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 183 113
Median daily rate £488 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £355 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £485 £375
% change year-on-year -2.06% +29.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year +30.76% -  

GitHub is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 3166 2653 1740
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 15.49% 12.24% 7.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2259 1972 1191
Median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £330 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £616 £615 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 27 25
Median hourly rate £22.62 £22.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.81% -37.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.66 £17.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £122.50 £44.45 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.14 £27.50
% change year-on-year +79.64% -41.30%  

GitHub
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing GitHub as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +1 34 £475 - 15
Croydon +5 22 £525 +33.33% 1
Hammersmith - 2 £485 -
West End of London +8 1 £213 -50.00% 1
Westminster -7 1 £475 -
GitHub
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 251 (53.63%) Agile Software Development
2 200 (42.74%) DevOps
3 178 (38.03%) Git (software)
4 165 (35.26%) JavaScript
5 154 (32.91%) Amazon AWS
6 141 (30.13%) Jenkins
7 137 (29.27%) TDD
8 132 (28.21%) Linux
9 129 (27.56%) Java
10 128 (27.35%) Docker
11 124 (26.50%) HTML
12 113 (24.15%) CSS
13 112 (23.93%) JIRA
14 101 (21.58%) Scrum
15 96 (20.51%) Microservices
16 95 (20.30%) Ruby
17 91 (19.44%) BDD
18 89 (19.02%) AngularJS
19 80 (17.09%) Node.js
20 76 (16.24%) Puppet
21 74 (15.81%) Python
22 73 (15.60%) Continuous Integration
22 73 (15.60%) Ansible
23 71 (15.17%) Confluence
24 67 (14.32%) Microsoft Azure
25 66 (14.10%) REST
26 65 (13.89%) HTML5
27 55 (11.75%) CSS3
28 54 (11.54%) Cucumber
29 53 (11.32%) TeamCity

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 71 (15.17%) Confluence
2 53 (11.32%) Elasticsearch
3 23 (4.91%) CMS
4 19 (4.06%) Cloud Foundry
4 19 (4.06%) nginx
5 17 (3.63%) OpenStack
6 11 (2.35%) Anypoint
7 10 (2.14%) WordPress
8 9 (1.92%) Apache Spark
8 9 (1.92%) Mule
9 8 (1.71%) Apache
10 7 (1.50%) Apache Solr
10 7 (1.50%) Drupal
11 6 (1.28%) IIS
12 4 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (0.85%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 2 (0.43%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (1.71%) Photoshop
2 6 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.07%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.64%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.21%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.21%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.21%) InDesign
6 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.21%) osCommerce
1 1 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.21%) Shopify
1 1 (0.21%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 154 (32.91%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (14.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (8.97%) Amazon EC2
4 25 (5.34%) PaaS
5 14 (2.99%) Amazon S3
5 14 (2.99%) AWS Lambda
5 14 (2.99%) Quay.io
6 13 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
7 12 (2.56%) OpenShift
8 10 (2.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 8 (1.71%) Slack
9 8 (1.71%) Trello
10 6 (1.28%) BrowserStack
10 6 (1.28%) IaaS
10 6 (1.28%) SaaS
11 5 (1.07%) Heroku
11 5 (1.07%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 4 (0.85%) G Suite
13 3 (0.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (0.64%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.49%) HTTP
2 10 (2.14%) DNS
2 10 (2.14%) TCP/IP
3 9 (1.92%) SSL
4 4 (0.85%) VPN
5 3 (0.64%) Bluetooth
5 3 (0.64%) ICMP
5 3 (0.64%) Kerberos
5 3 (0.64%) NetScaler
5 3 (0.64%) Skype
6 2 (0.43%) Firewall
6 2 (0.43%) Intranet
6 2 (0.43%) SSH
7 1 (0.21%) IMAP
7 1 (0.21%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (10.26%) NoSQL
2 47 (10.04%) SQL Server
3 45 (9.62%) MongoDB
4 43 (9.19%) MySQL
5 36 (7.69%) Hadoop
6 33 (7.05%) PostgreSQL
7 30 (6.41%) Redis
8 24 (5.13%) Big Data
9 20 (4.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 17 (3.63%) HBase
11 9 (1.92%) Relational Database
12 6 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
12 6 (1.28%) Blockchain
12 6 (1.28%) IBM InfoSphere
12 6 (1.28%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (0.64%) Couchbase
14 3 (0.64%) CouchDB
14 3 (0.64%) Hazelcast
14 3 (0.64%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 178 (38.03%) Git (software)
2 141 (30.13%) Jenkins
3 112 (23.93%) JIRA
4 54 (11.54%) Cucumber
5 53 (11.32%) TeamCity
6 52 (11.11%) Selenium
7 49 (10.47%) GitLab
8 40 (8.55%) Maven
9 34 (7.26%) Bitbucket
10 30 (6.41%) Vagrant
11 25 (5.34%) webpack
12 24 (5.13%) Grunt
12 24 (5.13%) Jasmine
12 24 (5.13%) Sonatype Nexus
13 22 (4.70%) Artifactory
13 22 (4.70%) Octopus Deploy
14 21 (4.49%) Mocha
15 19 (4.06%) IntelliJ
15 19 (4.06%) JMeter
16 18 (3.85%) gulp
General
1 39 (8.33%) Finance
2 37 (7.91%) Retail
3 31 (6.62%) Banking
4 14 (2.99%) Marketing
5 9 (1.92%) Investment Banking
6 4 (0.85%) Advertising
6 4 (0.85%) Legal
6 4 (0.85%) Retail Banking
7 3 (0.64%) Front Office
7 3 (0.64%) Games
7 3 (0.64%) Publishing
8 2 (0.43%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.43%) Digital Economy
8 2 (0.43%) Electronics
8 2 (0.43%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.43%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.21%) Back Office
9 1 (0.21%) German Language
9 1 (0.21%) Law
9 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 234 (50.00%) Developer
2 90 (19.23%) DevOps Engineer
3 39 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 38 (8.12%) Senior Developer
5 34 (7.26%) AWS Engineer
6 31 (6.62%) AWS DevOps
7 30 (6.41%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 23 (4.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 22 (4.70%) JavaScript Developer
10 19 (4.06%) C# Developer
10 19 (4.06%) Linux Engineer
10 19 (4.06%) Ruby Developer
11 18 (3.85%) Architect
11 18 (3.85%) UI Developer
12 17 (3.63%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 17 (3.63%) Operations Engineer
13 16 (3.42%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 16 (3.42%) Platform Engineer
14 15 (3.21%) Node.js Developer
14 15 (3.21%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (26.50%) HTML
2 113 (24.15%) CSS
3 89 (19.02%) AngularJS
4 80 (17.09%) Node.js
5 66 (14.10%) REST
6 65 (13.89%) HTML5
7 55 (11.75%) CSS3
8 51 (10.90%) React
9 49 (10.47%) Spring
10 48 (10.26%) Elastic Stack
11 43 (9.19%) jQuery
12 41 (8.76%) RESTful
12 41 (8.76%) Spring Boot
13 40 (8.55%) .NET
14 35 (7.48%) Sass
15 34 (7.26%) Web Services
16 33 (7.05%) JSON
16 33 (7.05%) RabbitMQ
17 28 (5.98%) Kafka
18 27 (5.77%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 42 (8.97%) User Experience
2 28 (5.98%) Public Cloud
3 25 (5.34%) Greenfield Project
4 21 (4.49%) Blog
5 12 (2.56%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (2.14%) Data Centre
8 9 (1.92%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.71%) Algorithms
9 8 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (1.50%) Mobile Banking
11 6 (1.28%) Clustering
12 4 (0.85%) Derivative
12 4 (0.85%) Fintech
12 4 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
12 4 (0.85%) PlayStation
13 3 (0.64%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.64%) Hybrid Cloud
13 3 (0.64%) Taxonomies
13 3 (0.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 132 (28.21%) Linux
2 36 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 35 (7.48%) Unix
4 34 (7.26%) Ubuntu
5 29 (6.20%) CentOS
6 20 (4.27%) SUSE
7 19 (4.06%) CoreOS
8 15 (3.21%) Windows
9 14 (2.99%) Apple iOS
10 13 (2.78%) Android
11 8 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (1.07%) Windows Server
13 4 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (0.64%) Amazon Linux
15 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.21%) RancherOS
16 1 (0.21%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (53.63%) Agile Software Development
2 200 (42.74%) DevOps
3 137 (29.27%) TDD
4 101 (21.58%) Scrum
5 96 (20.51%) Microservices
6 91 (19.44%) BDD
7 73 (15.60%) Continuous Integration
8 52 (11.11%) Test Automation
9 43 (9.19%) Open Source
10 41 (8.76%) E-Commerce
10 41 (8.76%) MVC
11 39 (8.33%) Analytics
11 39 (8.33%) Configuration Management
12 38 (8.12%) Continuous Delivery
13 35 (7.48%) Kanban
13 35 (7.48%) Software Engineering
14 29 (6.20%) OO
15 23 (4.91%) Continuous Improvement
15 23 (4.91%) Front End Development
16 22 (4.70%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 165 (35.26%) JavaScript
2 129 (27.56%) Java
3 95 (20.30%) Ruby
4 74 (15.81%) Python
5 49 (10.47%) Bash Shell
6 47 (10.04%) SQL
7 42 (8.97%) Go
8 38 (8.12%) C#
9 30 (6.41%) PHP
9 30 (6.41%) Scala
10 21 (4.49%) ES6
11 10 (2.14%) Perl
12 9 (1.92%) PowerShell
12 9 (1.92%) Shell Script
13 8 (1.71%) PHP 5
13 8 (1.71%) TypeScript
14 5 (1.07%) Apex Code
14 5 (1.07%) R
14 5 (1.07%) SOQL
14 5 (1.07%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 52 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 43 (9.19%) SC Cleared
3 32 (6.84%) Degree
4 10 (2.14%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.64%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.64%) ISEB
7 2 (0.43%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (0.43%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.43%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.43%) PMP
8 1 (0.21%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.21%) MCSE
8 1 (0.21%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.05%) QA
2 2 (0.43%) HL7
2 2 (0.43%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.21%) GCP
3 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 128 (27.35%) Docker
2 14 (2.99%) etcd
2 14 (2.99%) flannel
3 10 (2.14%) Ceph
3 10 (2.14%) GlusterFS
3 10 (2.14%) SkyDNS
4 7 (1.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.64%) HDFS
6 3 (0.64%) pfSense
7 2 (0.43%) Corosync
7 2 (0.43%) LXC
7 2 (0.43%) vCloud
7 2 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.43%) vSphere
8 1 (0.21%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.21%) Dovecot
8 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.21%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 76 (16.24%) Puppet
2 73 (15.60%) Ansible
3 44 (9.40%) Opscode Chef
4 42 (8.97%) Terraform
5 41 (8.76%) Kubernetes
6 38 (8.12%) Graphite
7 15 (3.21%) HAProxy
7 15 (3.21%) Sysdig
8 14 (2.99%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 14 (2.99%) logstash
8 14 (2.99%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 14 (2.99%) Prometheus
9 13 (2.78%) rkt
10 12 (2.56%) Kibana
10 12 (2.56%) Nagios
11 10 (2.14%) ZABBIX
12 7 (1.50%) confd
13 5 (1.07%) Hadoop YARN
13 5 (1.07%) Rundeck
14 4 (0.85%) Consul
Vendors
1 43 (9.19%) Microsoft
2 32 (6.84%) VMware
3 29 (6.20%) Splunk
4 28 (5.98%) New Relic
5 22 (4.70%) Google
6 19 (4.06%) AppDynamics
7 17 (3.63%) MuleSoft
8 16 (3.42%) Oracle
9 15 (3.21%) Rackspace
10 12 (2.56%) Atlassian
10 12 (2.56%) Red Hat
11 10 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
12 9 (1.92%) IBM
13 6 (1.28%) Informatica
14 5 (1.07%) Adobe
14 5 (1.07%) F5
14 5 (1.07%) Tableau
14 5 (1.07%) TIBCO
15 4 (0.85%) Facebook
15 4 (0.85%) Sitecore
Croydon, Surrey
Difrent
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £330 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
PBIT Consultants
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £475 per day 3 Months Rolling
Posted: Yesterday
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day 3 month rolling contracts - Long term projec
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day 3 month rolling contracts - Long term projec
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Sanderson
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 11 days ago