Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 163 181 221
Rank change year-on-year +18 +40 -18
Contract jobs citing GitHub 43 47 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.75% 0.69% 0.29%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.76% 7.28% 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 25 15
North West median daily rate £400 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +33.33% -16.67%
10th Percentile £325 £344 £268
90th Percentile £581 £560 £425
England median daily rate £500 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
North West median hourly rate £29.00 - -
England median hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +73.61% +30.91% -

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 the North West with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 746 646 440
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.08% 9.45% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 410 241
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £230
90th Percentile £600 £557 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 9
North West median hourly rate £16.25 £14.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.07% -44.00% +31.58%
10th Percentile £9.88 £11.65 £10.95
90th Percentile £99.13 £15.25 £34.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year +5.26% -10.59% +18.06%

GitHub
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing GitHub as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Manchester -2 24 £375 -25.00% 7
Merseyside +12 10 £488 - 2
Cheshire +12 9 £375 -1.64% 5
GitHub
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 29 (67.44%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (46.51%) JavaScript
3 18 (41.86%) CSS
3 18 (41.86%) Test Automation
4 17 (39.53%) HTML
5 15 (34.88%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (32.56%) TDD
7 13 (30.23%) Web Services
7 13 (30.23%) Docker
8 12 (27.91%) Jenkins
8 12 (27.91%) Git (software)
9 11 (25.58%) Kanban
9 11 (25.58%) Unit Testing
9 11 (25.58%) Selenium
10 10 (23.26%) .NET
10 10 (23.26%) SOAP
10 10 (23.26%) HTML5
10 10 (23.26%) Node.js
11 9 (20.93%) Workflow
11 9 (20.93%) JIRA
12 8 (18.60%) Scrum
12 8 (18.60%) C#
12 8 (18.60%) CSS3
12 8 (18.60%) Cucumber
12 8 (18.60%) Elasticsearch
13 7 (16.28%) Java
13 7 (16.28%) XML
13 7 (16.28%) Amazon AWS
14 6 (13.95%) Test Scripting
14 6 (13.95%) Software Engineering

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 8 (18.60%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (9.30%) Confluence
2 4 (9.30%) JBoss
3 3 (6.98%) Drupal
4 2 (4.65%) Anypoint
5 1 (2.33%) CMS
5 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.33%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.28%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.98%) Amazon S3
2 3 (6.98%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (6.98%) Google Analytics
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.65%) BrowserStack
3 2 (4.65%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (4.65%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) FTP
1 2 (4.65%) HTTP
2 1 (2.33%) Internet
2 1 (2.33%) Intranet
2 1 (2.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (6.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (6.98%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (6.98%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.98%) MySQL
5 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (27.91%) Git (software)
1 12 (27.91%) Jenkins
2 11 (25.58%) Selenium
3 9 (20.93%) JIRA
4 8 (18.60%) Cucumber
5 5 (11.63%) GitLab
5 5 (11.63%) JMeter
5 5 (11.63%) Visual Studio
5 5 (11.63%) WebDriver
6 3 (6.98%) Bitbucket
7 2 (4.65%) Babel
7 2 (4.65%) Gradle
7 2 (4.65%) gulp
7 2 (4.65%) Mercurial
7 2 (4.65%) Mocha
7 2 (4.65%) SonarQube
7 2 (4.65%) webpack
8 1 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (2.33%) NUnit
8 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (4.65%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (69.77%) Developer
2 5 (11.63%) Node.js Developer
2 5 (11.63%) Tester
3 4 (9.30%) Elasticsearch Developer
4 3 (6.98%) Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Drupal Developer
4 3 (6.98%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (6.98%) PHP Developer
4 3 (6.98%) Test Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) .NET Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) C# Developer
5 2 (4.65%) CRM Developer
5 2 (4.65%) QA Tester
5 2 (4.65%) Senior Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Senior PHP Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Web Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Programmer
6 1 (2.33%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (41.86%) CSS
2 17 (39.53%) HTML
3 13 (30.23%) Web Services
4 10 (23.26%) .NET
4 10 (23.26%) HTML5
4 10 (23.26%) Node.js
4 10 (23.26%) SOAP
5 8 (18.60%) CSS3
6 7 (16.28%) XML
7 6 (13.95%) Ajax
8 5 (11.63%) LINQ
8 5 (11.63%) Regular Expression
8 5 (11.63%) REST
9 4 (9.30%) Drools
9 4 (9.30%) JSON
9 4 (9.30%) Sass
9 4 (9.30%) Spring
9 4 (9.30%) Spring Boot
10 3 (6.98%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (6.98%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) Reference Data
3 2 (4.65%) Fintech
3 2 (4.65%) NHS
4 1 (2.33%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (2.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Linux
1 1 (2.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (67.44%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (41.86%) Test Automation
3 15 (34.88%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (32.56%) TDD
5 11 (25.58%) Kanban
5 11 (25.58%) Unit Testing
6 9 (20.93%) Workflow
7 8 (18.60%) Scrum
8 6 (13.95%) BDD
8 6 (13.95%) MVC
8 6 (13.95%) Software Engineering
8 6 (13.95%) Test Scripting
9 5 (11.63%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (9.30%) Configuration Management
10 4 (9.30%) CRM
10 4 (9.30%) DevOps
10 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Search
10 4 (9.30%) User Stories
11 3 (6.98%) OOP
11 3 (6.98%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (46.51%) JavaScript
2 8 (18.60%) C#
3 7 (16.28%) Java
4 3 (6.98%) PHP
4 3 (6.98%) PHP 5
4 3 (6.98%) Ruby
4 3 (6.98%) SQL
5 2 (4.65%) ECMAScript
5 2 (4.65%) ES6
6 1 (2.33%) C++
6 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
System Software
1 13 (30.23%) Docker
2 1 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) Rancher
2 4 (9.30%) Ansible
3 3 (6.98%) Kibana
3 3 (6.98%) logstash
3 3 (6.98%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.98%) Puppet
4 1 (2.33%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) MuleSoft
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.98%) Google
3 3 (6.98%) Splunk
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle
4 1 (2.33%) Sitecore