Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 19 January 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
England > South East
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 242 245 311
Rank change year-on-year +3 +66 +29
Contract jobs citing GitHub 129 108 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.78% 0.70% 0.42%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.30% 5.77% 5.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 83 65
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +13.33%
10th Percentile £375 £306 £271
90th Percentile £575 £600 £500
England median daily rate £500 £468 £450
% change year-on-year +6.95% +3.89% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
South East median hourly rate - - £28.00
England median hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +73.61% +28.57% -

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 South East with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,999 1,873 1,302
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 18.18% 12.15% 7.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,824 1,186 829
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £266 £283 £263
90th Percentile £588 £613 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 33 34
South East median hourly rate £15.50 £17.06 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.14% +3.39% +29.41%
10th Percentile £10.00 £13.25 £10.30
90th Percentile £45.00 £56.75 £59.25
England median hourly rate £18.56 £19.00 £21.64
% change year-on-year -2.30% -12.20% -3.82%

GitHub
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing GitHub as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for GitHub in the South East

GitHub
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GitHub in the South East

GitHub
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GitHub in the South East over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GitHub in the South East

GitHub
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing GitHub in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for GitHub in the South East

GitHub
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GitHub within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 January 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
Hampshire +40 48 £450 -5.26% 18
Thames Valley -54 43 £475 +5.56% 27
Berkshire -5 25 £506 +58.45% 11
Surrey -4 24 £444 +7.58% 5
Oxfordshire -44 15 £450 -5.26% 14
West Sussex +2 9 £520 +6.50% 4
Buckinghamshire -18 3 £475 +5.56% 2
East Sussex -6 2 £330 -24.57% 3
Middlesex - 2 £421 -
GitHub
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for GitHub.

1 86 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 78 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (60.47%) Git (software)
3 73 (56.59%) Linux
4 71 (55.04%) Java
5 54 (41.86%) JSON
6 48 (37.21%) DevOps
7 46 (35.66%) Kafka
8 45 (34.88%) TDD
9 44 (34.11%) J2EE
10 43 (33.33%) Spring
10 43 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
11 42 (32.56%) Apache
12 41 (31.78%) Hadoop
13 39 (30.23%) Unit Testing
13 39 (30.23%) JavaScript
14 38 (29.46%) Unix
14 38 (29.46%) REST
14 38 (29.46%) Big Data
14 38 (29.46%) HDFS
15 37 (28.68%) Docker
15 37 (28.68%) Gradle
16 36 (27.91%) System Testing
17 35 (27.13%) Puppet
17 35 (27.13%) HBase
17 35 (27.13%) Virtual Team
17 35 (27.13%) Linux Command Line
18 34 (26.36%) Degree
18 34 (26.36%) Python
19 33 (25.58%) Shell Script

GitHub
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 42 (32.56%) Apache
2 26 (20.16%) Apache Spark
2 26 (20.16%) Tomcat
3 23 (17.83%) Cloud Foundry
4 13 (10.08%) GemFire
5 11 (8.53%) nginx
6 8 (6.20%) Confluence
7 5 (3.88%) Drupal
7 5 (3.88%) WordPress
8 4 (3.10%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (3.10%) JBoss
8 4 (3.10%) WebLogic
9 3 (2.33%) CMS
9 3 (2.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (2.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.55%) InVision
2 2 (1.55%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.78%) Flinto
3 1 (0.78%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (1.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 26 (20.16%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (13.95%) PaaS
3 11 (8.53%) Google Analytics
4 10 (7.75%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (5.43%) IaaS
5 7 (5.43%) npm
5 7 (5.43%) Slack
6 5 (3.88%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (3.88%) Serverless
6 5 (3.88%) Trello
7 4 (3.10%) Akamai
7 4 (3.10%) Bluemix
7 4 (3.10%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (3.10%) IBM Cloud
8 3 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (2.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (1.55%) Amazon S3
9 2 (1.55%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (1.55%) Route 53
9 2 (1.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.30%) HTTP
2 10 (7.75%) TCP/IP
3 9 (6.98%) SSL
4 4 (3.10%) Internet
5 2 (1.55%) DNS
5 2 (1.55%) SMS
6 1 (0.78%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (31.78%) Hadoop
2 38 (29.46%) Big Data
3 35 (27.13%) HBase
4 20 (15.50%) Parquet
5 19 (14.73%) Apache Hive
6 13 (10.08%) MongoDB
6 13 (10.08%) OLTP
7 12 (9.30%) NoSQL
8 8 (6.20%) MySQL
8 8 (6.20%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (4.65%) SQL Server
10 5 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (3.88%) Star Schema
11 4 (3.10%) InfluxDB
11 4 (3.10%) Sqoop
12 3 (2.33%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (2.33%) Redis
13 1 (0.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 1 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.78%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 86 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 78 (60.47%) Git (software)
3 37 (28.68%) Gradle
4 22 (17.05%) IntelliJ
5 20 (15.50%) JUnit
6 19 (14.73%) Cucumber
7 16 (12.40%) gulp
8 15 (11.63%) Selenium
9 14 (10.85%) JIRA
10 13 (10.08%) Ant
11 12 (9.30%) Grunt
12 11 (8.53%) Bitbucket
13 10 (7.75%) Sonatype Nexus
14 9 (6.98%) Gatling
14 9 (6.98%) Karma Test Runner
14 9 (6.98%) Sublime Text
15 6 (4.65%) Artifactory
15 6 (4.65%) Eclipse
15 6 (4.65%) Maven
15 6 (4.65%) Protractor
General
1 11 (8.53%) Finance
2 6 (4.65%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.10%) Billing
4 3 (2.33%) Marketing
5 2 (1.55%) Legal
6 1 (0.78%) Advertising
6 1 (0.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 73 (56.59%) Developer
2 36 (27.91%) Java Developer
3 24 (18.60%) Big Data Developer
3 24 (18.60%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (6.98%) Scala Developer
5 8 (6.20%) AWS Engineer
5 8 (6.20%) Development Engineer
6 7 (5.43%) AWS DevOps
6 7 (5.43%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 7 (5.43%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (4.65%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (4.65%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 6 (4.65%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 5 (3.88%) Architect
8 5 (3.88%) Designer
8 5 (3.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (3.10%) Agile Java Developer
9 4 (3.10%) Software Developer
9 4 (3.10%) Software Engineer
9 4 (3.10%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (41.86%) JSON
2 46 (35.66%) Kafka
3 44 (34.11%) J2EE
4 43 (33.33%) Spring
5 38 (29.46%) REST
6 33 (25.58%) Middleware
7 30 (23.26%) CSS
8 28 (21.71%) HTML
9 27 (20.93%) AngularJS
10 21 (16.28%) Node.js
10 21 (16.28%) RabbitMQ
11 20 (15.50%) Apache Avro
12 18 (13.95%) jQuery
12 18 (13.95%) Spark Streaming
13 17 (13.18%) RESTful
14 15 (11.63%) Spring Boot
14 15 (11.63%) XML
15 14 (10.85%) HTML5
15 14 (10.85%) Spring Integration
16 13 (10.08%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 35 (27.13%) Linux Command Line
1 35 (27.13%) Virtual Team
2 13 (10.08%) Replication
3 8 (6.20%) User Experience
4 7 (5.43%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.33%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.55%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.55%) Fintech
7 2 (1.55%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.55%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.55%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.78%) Blog
8 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.78%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.78%) iPad
8 1 (0.78%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 73 (56.59%) Linux
2 38 (29.46%) Unix
3 14 (10.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (8.53%) Windows
5 10 (7.75%) Ubuntu
6 3 (2.33%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.33%) CentOS
7 2 (1.55%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (37.21%) DevOps
3 45 (34.88%) TDD
4 43 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 39 (30.23%) Unit Testing
6 36 (27.91%) System Testing
7 32 (24.81%) Benchmarking
8 30 (23.26%) Scrum
9 23 (17.83%) BDD
9 23 (17.83%) Microservices
10 21 (16.28%) ETL
10 21 (16.28%) Test Automation
11 18 (13.95%) Open Source
12 16 (12.40%) Acceptance Criteria
13 15 (11.63%) Validation
14 14 (10.85%) User Stories
15 13 (10.08%) MapReduce
15 13 (10.08%) Performance Tuning
16 12 (9.30%) Analytics
16 12 (9.30%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (55.04%) Java
2 39 (30.23%) JavaScript
3 34 (26.36%) Python
4 33 (25.58%) Shell Script
5 22 (17.05%) Ruby
6 21 (16.28%) Perl
6 21 (16.28%) SQL
7 11 (8.53%) C#
7 11 (8.53%) PHP
8 9 (6.98%) Groovy
8 9 (6.98%) Haskell
8 9 (6.98%) Scala
9 5 (3.88%) ES6
10 3 (2.33%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.55%) Apple Swift
11 2 (1.55%) Go
11 2 (1.55%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.55%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.55%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.55%) XPath
Qualifications
1 34 (26.36%) Degree
2 4 (3.10%) AWS Certification
3 3 (2.33%) CCNP
3 3 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.55%) CCNA
4 2 (1.55%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.78%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.18%) QA
System Software
1 38 (29.46%) HDFS
2 37 (28.68%) Docker
3 33 (25.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 9 (6.98%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (3.10%) Apache Flume
6 2 (1.55%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.78%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 35 (27.13%) Puppet
2 24 (18.60%) Hadoop YARN
3 22 (17.05%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (10.85%) Ansible
5 10 (7.75%) Grafana
5 10 (7.75%) Kibana
6 7 (5.43%) Kubernetes
7 6 (4.65%) logstash
8 4 (3.10%) Ambari
8 4 (3.10%) Oozie
8 4 (3.10%) Rancher
9 3 (2.33%) Fluentd
9 3 (2.33%) Graphite
9 3 (2.33%) Prometheus
9 3 (2.33%) Salt
9 3 (2.33%) StatsD
9 3 (2.33%) Terraform
9 3 (2.33%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.78%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.78%) Mesos
Vendors
1 16 (12.40%) Oracle
2 15 (11.63%) Red Hat
3 13 (10.08%) Google
4 8 (6.20%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.88%) IBM
6 4 (3.10%) New Relic
6 4 (3.10%) ServiceNow
6 4 (3.10%) Splunk
6 4 (3.10%) Tableau
6 4 (3.10%) webMethods
7 3 (2.33%) Adobe
7 3 (2.33%) Juniper
7 3 (2.33%) Rackspace
8 2 (1.55%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.78%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.78%) Cisco
9 1 (0.78%) Dell
9 1 (0.78%) Informatica
9 1 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.78%) Twitter