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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GitHub
England / North West
Rank 98 151 143
Rank change year-on-year +53 -8  
Contract jobs citing GitHub 30 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.17% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.15% 2.91% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 7
Median daily rate £400 £429 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.70% +7.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £382 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £476 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £370
% change year-on-year -1.31% +2.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £175.00 -
% change year-on-year -78.85% -  

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 269 206 184
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 10.48% 5.37% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 139 108
Median daily rate £425 £463 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.10% -5.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 7
Median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +55.55%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% -13.35%  

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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +28 16 £388 - 2
Cheshire +35 6 £388 -9.62% 2
Merseyside - 6 £503 - 3
GitHub
England

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 28 (62.22%) Jenkins
2 20 (44.44%) Selenium
3 19 (42.22%) Git (software)
3 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (33.33%) Puppet
4 15 (33.33%) Cucumber
5 13 (28.89%) Java
6 12 (26.67%) JavaScript
6 12 (26.67%) DevOps
7 11 (24.44%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (24.44%) Configuration Management
7 11 (24.44%) Amazon AWS
8 10 (22.22%) Bitbucket
8 10 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (22.22%) JMeter
8 10 (22.22%) Ansible
9 9 (20.00%) Docker
9 9 (20.00%) TDD
9 9 (20.00%) Web Services
9 9 (20.00%) QA
10 8 (17.78%) WebDriver
11 7 (15.56%) BDD
11 7 (15.56%) HTML
11 7 (15.56%) Scrum
11 7 (15.56%) Automation Testing
12 6 (13.33%) Gradle
12 6 (13.33%) Microservices
12 6 (13.33%) Spock
12 6 (13.33%) Maven
12 6 (13.33%) Python

GitHub
Top Related 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 5 (11.11%) Drupal
1 5 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (6.67%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (4.44%) CMS
3 2 (4.44%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 11 (24.44%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (11.11%) Datadog
2 5 (11.11%) Google Analytics
3 3 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (6.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Firewall
1 1 (2.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 28 (62.22%) Jenkins
2 20 (44.44%) Selenium
3 19 (42.22%) Git (software)
4 15 (33.33%) Cucumber
5 10 (22.22%) Bitbucket
5 10 (22.22%) JMeter
6 8 (17.78%) WebDriver
7 6 (13.33%) Gradle
7 6 (13.33%) Maven
7 6 (13.33%) Mocha
7 6 (13.33%) Spock
8 5 (11.11%) Artifactory
8 5 (11.11%) JIRA
8 5 (11.11%) SonarQube
9 4 (8.89%) Jasmine
10 3 (6.67%) Gatling
10 3 (6.67%) Mercurial
11 2 (4.44%) GitLab
11 2 (4.44%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (4.44%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (4.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Games
2 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (35.56%) Developer
2 7 (15.56%) Automation Tester
2 7 (15.56%) Tester
3 6 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 6 (13.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 6 (13.33%) Selenium Tester
4 5 (11.11%) Consultant
4 5 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Drupal Consultant
5 3 (6.67%) Mobile Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) QA Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Release Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Scala Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Software Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Software Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Software Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.00%) Web Services
2 7 (15.56%) HTML
3 6 (13.33%) CSS
3 6 (13.33%) Gherkin
4 5 (11.11%) Elastic Stack
4 5 (11.11%) Node.js
5 4 (8.89%) AngularJS
5 4 (8.89%) HTML5 Canvas
5 4 (8.89%) Pixi.js
5 4 (8.89%) RESTful
5 4 (8.89%) WebGL
6 3 (6.67%) CSS3
6 3 (6.67%) HTML5
7 2 (4.44%) Ajax
7 2 (4.44%) LESS
7 2 (4.44%) React
7 2 (4.44%) REST
7 2 (4.44%) Sass
7 2 (4.44%) Spring
8 1 (2.22%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.22%) BYOD
1 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
1 1 (2.22%) Private Cloud
1 1 (2.22%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Android
2 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (26.67%) DevOps
3 11 (24.44%) Configuration Management
4 10 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (20.00%) TDD
6 7 (15.56%) Automation Testing
6 7 (15.56%) BDD
6 7 (15.56%) Scrum
7 6 (13.33%) Microservices
8 5 (11.11%) Analytics
8 5 (11.11%) Unit Testing
9 4 (8.89%) Android Development
9 4 (8.89%) Migration
9 4 (8.89%) Pair Programming
9 4 (8.89%) Software Testing
10 3 (6.67%) Exploratory Testing
10 3 (6.67%) MVC
10 3 (6.67%) OOP
10 3 (6.67%) Software Delivery
10 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.89%) Java
2 12 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (13.33%) Python
4 5 (11.11%) Scala
5 4 (8.89%) Clojure
5 4 (8.89%) Groovy
5 4 (8.89%) PHP
6 3 (6.67%) ES6
7 2 (4.44%) Apple Swift
7 2 (4.44%) Objective-C
7 2 (4.44%) R
8 1 (2.22%) Ruby
8 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) ISEB
1 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (20.00%) Docker
2 3 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.22%) NFS
3 1 (2.22%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 15 (33.33%) Puppet
2 11 (24.44%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (22.22%) Ansible
4 5 (11.11%) Kibana
4 5 (11.11%) logstash
5 1 (2.22%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) Google
1 5 (11.11%) Splunk
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle
2 2 (4.44%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.22%) VMware
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