The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 28 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 / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 134 147
Rank change year-on-year +18 +13  
Contract jobs citing GitHub 20 25 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.68% 0.66% 0.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.85% 9.92% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 5
Median daily rate £425 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £485 £375
% change year-on-year +0.67% +29.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £29.00 - -
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 the North West with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 342 252 199
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 11.58% 6.68% 5.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 165 111
Median daily rate £440 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £390
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 4
Median hourly rate £65.00 £14.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +364.28% +16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £12.20 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £17.30 £17.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +75.75% -36.53%  

GitHub
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

GitHub
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GitHub in the North West

GitHub
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GitHub in the North West over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GitHub in the North West

GitHub
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GitHub within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 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
Manchester +4 10 £425 -15.00% 10
Cheshire +14 5 £425 - 4
Merseyside -2 5 £550 - 4
GitHub
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 North West region with a requirement for GitHub.

1 30 (58.82%) Jenkins
2 25 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (43.14%) Cucumber
4 21 (41.18%) Selenium
5 18 (35.29%) Git (software)
6 17 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 16 (31.37%) Java
8 12 (23.53%) JavaScript
8 12 (23.53%) DevOps
9 11 (21.57%) Amazon AWS
10 10 (19.61%) QA
10 10 (19.61%) Puppet
11 9 (17.65%) MongoDB
11 9 (17.65%) TDD
11 9 (17.65%) Maven
11 9 (17.65%) Web Services
11 9 (17.65%) HTML
12 8 (15.69%) JMeter
12 8 (15.69%) Scrum
12 8 (15.69%) WebDriver
12 8 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (15.69%) Node.js
12 8 (15.69%) Mocha
12 8 (15.69%) Bitbucket
12 8 (15.69%) Ansible
12 8 (15.69%) Docker
12 8 (15.69%) Opscode Chef
13 7 (13.73%) Gradle
13 7 (13.73%) Microservices
13 7 (13.73%) Spock

GitHub
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 4 (7.84%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (5.88%) CMS
2 3 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (5.88%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (3.92%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.92%) Confluence
3 2 (3.92%) Drupal
3 2 (3.92%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (21.57%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (11.76%) Datadog
3 2 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.92%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.96%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.96%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.96%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.65%) MongoDB
2 6 (11.76%) NoSQL
3 4 (7.84%) MySQL
4 2 (3.92%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (3.92%) Big Data
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 30 (58.82%) Jenkins
2 22 (43.14%) Cucumber
3 21 (41.18%) Selenium
4 18 (35.29%) Git (software)
5 9 (17.65%) Maven
6 8 (15.69%) Bitbucket
6 8 (15.69%) JMeter
6 8 (15.69%) Mocha
6 8 (15.69%) WebDriver
7 7 (13.73%) Gradle
7 7 (13.73%) JIRA
7 7 (13.73%) Spock
8 6 (11.76%) Artifactory
8 6 (11.76%) Jasmine
8 6 (11.76%) SonarQube
9 5 (9.80%) Gatling
10 3 (5.88%) gulp
10 3 (5.88%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (5.88%) SpecFlow
10 3 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 2 (3.92%) Games
1 2 (3.92%) Retail
2 1 (1.96%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (45.10%) Developer
2 9 (17.65%) Tester
3 8 (15.69%) JavaScript Developer
4 7 (13.73%) Automation Tester
5 6 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (9.80%) Node.js Developer
6 5 (9.80%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 5 (9.80%) Selenium Tester
6 5 (9.80%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Mobile Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) QA Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Release Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Software Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Software Release Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Agile Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Drupal Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.65%) HTML
1 9 (17.65%) Web Services
2 8 (15.69%) Node.js
3 7 (13.73%) CSS
4 5 (9.80%) AngularJS
4 5 (9.80%) Gherkin
4 5 (9.80%) HTML5
4 5 (9.80%) React
5 4 (7.84%) HTML5 Canvas
5 4 (7.84%) Pixi.js
5 4 (7.84%) REST
5 4 (7.84%) Sass
5 4 (7.84%) WebGL
6 3 (5.88%) Ajax
6 3 (5.88%) Play Framework
6 3 (5.88%) SOAP
6 3 (5.88%) Spring
7 2 (3.92%) .NET
7 2 (3.92%) Apache Camel
7 2 (3.92%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.92%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.96%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (1.96%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.84%) Android
2 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 12 (23.53%) DevOps
4 9 (17.65%) TDD
5 8 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (15.69%) Scrum
6 7 (13.73%) BDD
6 7 (13.73%) Configuration Management
6 7 (13.73%) Kanban
6 7 (13.73%) Microservices
7 5 (9.80%) Exploratory Testing
7 5 (9.80%) MVC
8 4 (7.84%) Android Development
8 4 (7.84%) E-Commerce
8 4 (7.84%) Software Testing
9 3 (5.88%) Manual Testing
9 3 (5.88%) Test Management
9 3 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (5.88%) Web Development
9 3 (5.88%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (31.37%) Java
2 12 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 7 (13.73%) Python
4 5 (9.80%) ES6
4 5 (9.80%) PHP
5 4 (7.84%) Groovy
6 3 (5.88%) Scala
7 2 (3.92%) Apple Swift
7 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.92%) C#
7 2 (3.92%) Clojure
7 2 (3.92%) Objective-C
7 2 (3.92%) PHP 5
7 2 (3.92%) R
7 2 (3.92%) SQL
8 1 (1.96%) C++
8 1 (1.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared
1 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.61%) QA
2 2 (3.92%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (15.69%) Docker
2 1 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (19.61%) Puppet
2 8 (15.69%) Ansible
2 8 (15.69%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.92%) Kibana
3 2 (3.92%) logstash
4 1 (1.96%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (5.88%) Sitecore
2 2 (3.92%) Ab Initio
2 2 (3.92%) Google
2 2 (3.92%) MuleSoft
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle
2 2 (3.92%) Splunk
2 2 (3.92%) Talend
2 2 (3.92%) Vertica
2 2 (3.92%) Workday
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.96%) VMware
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