The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 44 45
Rank change year-on-year +22 +1  
Contract jobs citing GitHub 26 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 8.13% 0.66% 0.88%
As % of the Cloud Services category 26.53% 2.94% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 1 3
Median daily rate £580 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.88% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £485 £375
% change year-on-year +0.67% +29.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Oxford with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 98 68 50
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 30.63% 22.44% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 49 41
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £390
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 - -
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 Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

GitHub
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GitHub in Oxford

GitHub
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for GitHub in Oxford

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 Oxford region with a requirement for GitHub.

1 28 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (61.11%) Java
2 22 (61.11%) SQL
2 22 (61.11%) DevOps
3 21 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (55.56%) Spring
5 19 (52.78%) Maven
5 19 (52.78%) TDD
5 19 (52.78%) Jenkins
6 18 (50.00%) Pair Programming
6 18 (50.00%) WebSphere
6 18 (50.00%) Java EE
6 18 (50.00%) JUnit
6 18 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 18 (50.00%) JBoss
7 17 (47.22%) Scrum
7 17 (47.22%) Unit Testing
7 17 (47.22%) Mockito
7 17 (47.22%) Cucumber
8 16 (44.44%) BPMN
8 16 (44.44%) BPEL
9 15 (41.67%) Migration
10 14 (38.89%) WebSphere Process Server
11 11 (30.56%) HTML
11 11 (30.56%) CSS
12 10 (27.78%) Git (software)
13 8 (22.22%) HTML5
13 8 (22.22%) CSS3
13 8 (22.22%) Sass
14 7 (19.44%) LESS

GitHub
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 18 (50.00%) JBoss
1 18 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 18 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 14 (38.89%) WebSphere Process Server
3 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) IPv4
1 4 (11.11%) IPv6
1 4 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) MySQL
1 4 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 19 (52.78%) Jenkins
1 19 (52.78%) Maven
2 18 (50.00%) JUnit
3 17 (47.22%) Cucumber
3 17 (47.22%) Mockito
4 10 (27.78%) Git (software)
5 7 (19.44%) Axure RP
5 7 (19.44%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 5 (13.89%) Selenium
6 5 (13.89%) Subversion
7 2 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (5.56%) JIRA
7 2 (5.56%) JProfiler
7 2 (5.56%) VisualVM
7 2 (5.56%) YourKit
8 1 (2.78%) Bower
8 1 (2.78%) Grunt
8 1 (2.78%) Hudson
8 1 (2.78%) webpack
General
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (86.11%) Developer
2 20 (55.56%) Java Developer
3 12 (33.33%) SQL Developer
4 10 (27.78%) Cloud Developer
5 7 (19.44%) UX Developer
6 5 (13.89%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 4 (11.11%) Administrator
7 4 (11.11%) DevOps Administrator
7 4 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (11.11%) DevOps Systems Engineer
7 4 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Administrator
7 4 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 4 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (11.11%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 4 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 1 (2.78%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (55.56%) Spring
2 18 (50.00%) Java EE
3 11 (30.56%) CSS
3 11 (30.56%) HTML
4 8 (22.22%) CSS3
4 8 (22.22%) HTML5
4 8 (22.22%) Sass
5 7 (19.44%) LESS
5 7 (19.44%) SOAP
6 5 (13.89%) Apache Camel
6 5 (13.89%) JMS
6 5 (13.89%) RESTful
6 5 (13.89%) Web Services
7 4 (11.11%) EJB
7 4 (11.11%) Hibernate
8 3 (8.33%) REST
9 2 (5.56%) Ajax
9 2 (5.56%) AngularJS
9 2 (5.56%) JAX-RS
10 1 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) User Experience
2 4 (11.11%) Replication
3 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (61.11%) DevOps
3 21 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (52.78%) TDD
5 18 (50.00%) Pair Programming
6 17 (47.22%) Scrum
6 17 (47.22%) Unit Testing
7 16 (44.44%) BPEL
7 16 (44.44%) BPMN
8 15 (41.67%) Migration
9 7 (19.44%) Adaptive Web Design
9 7 (19.44%) Web Application Development
10 5 (13.89%) Configuration Management
11 4 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
11 4 (11.11%) Test Automation
12 2 (5.56%) BDD
12 2 (5.56%) Front End Development
12 2 (5.56%) Functional Testing
12 2 (5.56%) Workflow
13 1 (2.78%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (61.11%) Java
1 22 (61.11%) SQL
2 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (2.78%) ES6
4 1 (2.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) Puppet
2 4 (11.11%) Opscode Chef