Period
to 25 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 25 May 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 104 138
Rank change year-on-year -1 +34 0
Contract jobs citing GitHub 53 28 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.73% 1.05% 0.41%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.35% 9.15% 6.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 14 9
Manchester median daily rate £425 £394 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.94% -21.25% +66.67%
10th Percentile £316 £316 £383
90th Percentile £554 £438 £504
North West median daily rate £450 £400 £500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -20.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate £170.00 - -
North West median hourly rate £170.00 - -

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 Manchester with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 512 306 217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 16.67% 11.52% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 201 130
Manchester median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £300 £263 £307
90th Percentile £588 £600 £538
North West median daily rate £440 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +3.53% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 2 4
Manchester median hourly rate £14.46 £20.20 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.42% +34.67% +13.21%
10th Percentile £12.77 £16.91 £13.65
90th Percentile £55.25 £22.53 £26.13
North West median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year -17.14% -44.88% +41.11%

GitHub
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing GitHub as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for GitHub in Manchester

GitHub
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing GitHub in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for GitHub in Manchester

GitHub
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GitHub in Manchester over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GitHub in Manchester

GitHub
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GitHub within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 25 May 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
Salford 0 3 £500 +25.00% 3
GitHub
North West

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for GitHub.

1 38 (71.70%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (67.92%) Jenkins
3 34 (64.15%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (49.06%) TDD
5 25 (47.17%) JIRA
6 21 (39.62%) Scrum
7 20 (37.74%) Java
8 18 (33.96%) Test Automation
9 15 (28.30%) RESTful
9 15 (28.30%) Amazon AWS
10 14 (26.42%) JavaScript
11 13 (24.53%) C#
11 13 (24.53%) JMeter
11 13 (24.53%) Confluence
11 13 (24.53%) Selenium
11 13 (24.53%) Docker
12 12 (22.64%) BDD
12 12 (22.64%) Kanban
13 11 (20.75%) Web Services
13 11 (20.75%) HTML
13 11 (20.75%) HTML5
13 11 (20.75%) Microservices
14 10 (18.87%) DevOps
14 10 (18.87%) Waterfall
14 10 (18.87%) Gatling
14 10 (18.87%) jQuery
14 10 (18.87%) PostgreSQL
14 10 (18.87%) Pair Programming
15 9 (16.98%) Refactoring
15 9 (16.98%) Django

GitHub
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 13 (24.53%) Confluence
2 3 (5.66%) Amazon Alexa
3 2 (3.77%) CMS
4 1 (1.89%) Apache
4 1 (1.89%) Drupal
4 1 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 15 (28.30%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (11.32%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (11.32%) AWS Lambda
3 6 (11.32%) Serverless
4 3 (5.66%) BrowserStack
4 3 (5.66%) CloudFront
4 3 (5.66%) Route 53
5 2 (3.77%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (3.77%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (3.77%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (3.77%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (3.77%) AWS OpsWorks
6 1 (1.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.89%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.89%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (1.89%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) HTTP
2 3 (5.66%) DNS
2 3 (5.66%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.87%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (13.21%) RavenDB
3 6 (11.32%) NoSQL
3 6 (11.32%) Relational Database
4 5 (9.43%) RDBMS
5 4 (7.55%) MySQL
6 2 (3.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.89%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.89%) Big Data
7 1 (1.89%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.89%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.89%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.89%) Riak
Development Applications
1 36 (67.92%) Jenkins
2 25 (47.17%) JIRA
3 13 (24.53%) JMeter
3 13 (24.53%) Selenium
4 10 (18.87%) Gatling
5 8 (15.09%) Git (software)
5 8 (15.09%) Visual Studio
6 7 (13.21%) PyCharm
7 5 (9.43%) Hudson
8 3 (5.66%) Cucumber
8 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio Code
9 2 (3.77%) CircleCI
9 2 (3.77%) Protractor
9 2 (3.77%) RSpec
9 2 (3.77%) Travis CI
10 1 (1.89%) git-flow
10 1 (1.89%) Mercurial
10 1 (1.89%) Mocha
10 1 (1.89%) SonarQube
10 1 (1.89%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (5.66%) Games
1 3 (5.66%) Retail
2 2 (3.77%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (43.40%) Developer
2 10 (18.87%) Tester
3 9 (16.98%) Automation Tester
4 7 (13.21%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) Django Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Full Stack Developer
5 5 (9.43%) PostgreSQL Developer
6 4 (7.55%) QA Automation Tester
6 4 (7.55%) QA Tester
7 3 (5.66%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) C# Programmer
7 3 (5.66%) Data Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Games Programmer
7 3 (5.66%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Java Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Programmer
7 3 (5.66%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (28.30%) RESTful
2 11 (20.75%) HTML
2 11 (20.75%) HTML5
2 11 (20.75%) Web Services
3 10 (18.87%) jQuery
4 9 (16.98%) Django
5 8 (15.09%) .NET
5 8 (15.09%) CSS
5 8 (15.09%) CSS3
5 8 (15.09%) REST
5 8 (15.09%) SOAP
5 8 (15.09%) XML
6 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET
6 7 (13.21%) Node.js
7 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET Core
7 6 (11.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (9.43%) Spring
8 5 (9.43%) Spring Boot
9 3 (5.66%) GraphQL
9 3 (5.66%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.66%) 3D Graphics
2 3 (5.66%) Semantic Web
3 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.77%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (3.77%) NHS
4 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (71.70%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (64.15%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (49.06%) TDD
4 21 (39.62%) Scrum
5 18 (33.96%) Test Automation
6 12 (22.64%) BDD
6 12 (22.64%) Kanban
7 11 (20.75%) Microservices
8 10 (18.87%) DevOps
8 10 (18.87%) Pair Programming
8 10 (18.87%) Waterfall
9 9 (16.98%) Refactoring
10 8 (15.09%) Performance Testing
10 8 (15.09%) Regression Testing
11 7 (13.21%) Asset Management
11 7 (13.21%) Migration
11 7 (13.21%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (13.21%) Web Application Development
12 6 (11.32%) Data Migration
13 5 (9.43%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.74%) Java
2 14 (26.42%) JavaScript
3 13 (24.53%) C#
4 7 (13.21%) SQL
5 6 (11.32%) Python
6 4 (7.55%) C++
6 4 (7.55%) R
7 3 (5.66%) ES6
7 3 (5.66%) Ruby
7 3 (5.66%) Scala
8 2 (3.77%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.77%) Groovy
8 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.89%) Clojure
9 1 (1.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.89%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.98%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) GCP
System Software
1 13 (24.53%) Docker
2 1 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.77%) Kibana
3 1 (1.89%) Ansible
3 1 (1.89%) logstash
3 1 (1.89%) Puppet
3 1 (1.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.21%) Atlassian
3 4 (7.55%) Google
4 3 (5.66%) Apiary
5 1 (1.89%) Splunk
5 1 (1.89%) WorldPay