Period
to 25 February 2020

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 25 February 2020 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
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 196 186 218
Rank change year-on-year -10 +32 +35
Contract jobs citing GitHub 110 210 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.03% 1.32% 0.92%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.72% 5.41% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 89 94
South East median daily rate £483 £475 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.58% +10.14% -4.17%
10th Percentile £304 £373 £354
90th Percentile £635 £553 £575
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £62.50
% change year-on-year +26.67% -40.00% +73.61%

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 2,954 3,882 3,181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.53% 24.45% 19.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,910 2,439 1,958
South East median daily rate £450 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +2.78% -
10th Percentile £213 £278 £300
90th Percentile £625 £613 £590
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 59 44
South East median hourly rate £21.25 £17.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.43% +11.11% -7.52%
10th Percentile £13.30 £12.25 £10.08
90th Percentile £82.50 £64.20 £45.00
England median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +28.57% -12.50% +5.26%

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 25 February 2020.

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 25 February 2020. 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 -12 36 £525 +16.67% 20
Thames Valley +20 31 £513 +2.50% 26
Surrey +41 22 £488 +14.71% 6
Berkshire +30 19 £500 +5.26% 14
West Sussex +18 11 £440 -7.37% 6
Buckinghamshire +19 9 £425 -19.05% 4
Kent +18 8 £308 +42.20% 4
East Sussex +21 3 £350 - 8
Oxfordshire +10 3 £640 +28.00% 8
GitHub
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing GitHub also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for GitHub.

1 54 (49.09%) DevOps
2 51 (46.36%) Jenkins
3 46 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (34.55%) Git (software)
4 38 (34.55%) Docker
5 36 (32.73%) Azure
5 36 (32.73%) Linux
6 34 (30.91%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (29.09%) JIRA
7 32 (29.09%) Kubernetes
8 31 (28.18%) Ansible
9 29 (26.36%) AWS
9 29 (26.36%) Windows
10 27 (24.55%) Python
10 27 (24.55%) Java
10 27 (24.55%) Scrum
10 27 (24.55%) Test Automation
11 26 (23.64%) JavaScript
12 25 (22.73%) C#
12 25 (22.73%) Puppet
13 24 (21.82%) Terraform
14 23 (20.91%) .NET
14 23 (20.91%) Configuration Management
15 21 (19.09%) SQL
15 21 (19.09%) Selenium
16 20 (18.18%) Kanban
16 20 (18.18%) Cucumber
17 18 (16.36%) Opscode Chef
18 17 (15.45%) Microservices
18 17 (15.45%) HTML

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 15 (13.64%) Confluence
2 12 (10.91%) Tomcat
3 8 (7.27%) Apache Spark
4 7 (6.36%) nginx
5 6 (5.45%) WebSphere
6 5 (4.55%) Apache
6 5 (4.55%) Cloud Foundry
6 5 (4.55%) GemFire
7 4 (3.64%) JBoss
7 4 (3.64%) OpenStack
8 3 (2.73%) IIS
8 3 (2.73%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.82%) Jetty
9 2 (1.82%) Jupyter
9 2 (1.82%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.91%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.82%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.91%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 36 (32.73%) Azure
2 29 (26.36%) AWS
3 9 (8.18%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (7.27%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (6.36%) Amazon ECS
5 7 (6.36%) Amazon S3
6 6 (5.45%) Google Analytics
6 6 (5.45%) Serverless
7 5 (4.55%) OpenShift
8 4 (3.64%) Amazon ELB
8 4 (3.64%) Amazon EMR
8 4 (3.64%) Amazon Kinesis
8 4 (3.64%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (3.64%) PaaS
9 3 (2.73%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (2.73%) AWS CodeDeploy
9 3 (2.73%) AWS CodePipeline
9 3 (2.73%) AWS Fargate
9 3 (2.73%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (2.73%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.18%) TCP/IP
2 8 (7.27%) DSL
3 7 (6.36%) HTTP
4 6 (5.45%) SSL
5 2 (1.82%) BGP
5 2 (1.82%) Firewall
5 2 (1.82%) Internet
5 2 (1.82%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (1.82%) SAN
5 2 (1.82%) SNMP
5 2 (1.82%) VLAN
5 2 (1.82%) VSAN
6 1 (0.91%) DNS
6 1 (0.91%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.91%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.73%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (11.82%) MariaDB
2 13 (11.82%) SQL Server
3 9 (8.18%) NoSQL
4 8 (7.27%) MySQL
5 7 (6.36%) MongoDB
6 6 (5.45%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (5.45%) Hadoop
7 5 (4.55%) Cosmos DB
8 4 (3.64%) Big Data
8 4 (3.64%) Redis
8 4 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (2.73%) HBase
10 2 (1.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (1.82%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (1.82%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.82%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (1.82%) Data Lake
10 2 (1.82%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.82%) Semantic Layer
Development Applications
1 51 (46.36%) Jenkins
2 38 (34.55%) Git (software)
3 32 (29.09%) JIRA
4 21 (19.09%) Selenium
5 20 (18.18%) Cucumber
6 13 (11.82%) GitLab
7 11 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 11 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
7 11 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (9.09%) Bitbucket
8 10 (9.09%) Gradle
9 9 (8.18%) Artifactory
9 9 (8.18%) Eclipse
9 9 (8.18%) JUnit
9 9 (8.18%) Subversion
10 8 (7.27%) SonarQube
11 7 (6.36%) Gatling
12 6 (5.45%) NUnit
13 5 (4.55%) Maven
13 5 (4.55%) ReSharper
General
1 17 (15.45%) Finance
2 2 (1.82%) Back Office
3 1 (0.91%) Banking
3 1 (0.91%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 37 (33.64%) DevOps Engineer
2 27 (24.55%) Developer
3 10 (9.09%) Architect
4 8 (7.27%) .NET Developer
4 8 (7.27%) AWS Engineer
4 8 (7.27%) Senior DevOps
4 8 (7.27%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 7 (6.36%) Azure Engineer
5 7 (6.36%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (6.36%) C# Developer
6 6 (5.45%) Administrator
6 6 (5.45%) AWS DevOps
6 6 (5.45%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 6 (5.45%) Azure DevOps
6 6 (5.45%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 6 (5.45%) Cloud Engineer
7 5 (4.55%) C# WCF Developer
7 5 (4.55%) Developer in Test
7 5 (4.55%) Software Engineer
7 5 (4.55%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (20.91%) .NET
2 17 (15.45%) HTML
3 16 (14.55%) AngularJS
3 16 (14.55%) JSON
3 16 (14.55%) REST
4 14 (12.73%) Node.js
5 13 (11.82%) HTML5
5 13 (11.82%) jQuery
5 13 (11.82%) Web Services
6 12 (10.91%) Gherkin
6 12 (10.91%) XML
7 11 (10.00%) CSS
8 10 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (7.27%) .NET Framework
9 8 (7.27%) ASP.NET
10 7 (6.36%) .NET Core
10 7 (6.36%) Middleware
10 7 (6.36%) RabbitMQ
10 7 (6.36%) Spring
11 6 (5.45%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (3.64%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.64%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (3.64%) Public Cloud
3 3 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.82%) Clustering
4 2 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.82%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (1.82%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.91%) Cloud Native
5 1 (0.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.91%) Linked Data
5 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.91%) Robotics
5 1 (0.91%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (32.73%) Linux
2 29 (26.36%) Windows
3 16 (14.55%) Unix
4 11 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 6 (5.45%) CentOS
5 6 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.64%) Ubuntu
7 3 (2.73%) Android
7 3 (2.73%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.73%) CoreOS
8 2 (1.82%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.82%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.91%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.91%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (49.09%) DevOps
2 46 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (30.91%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (24.55%) Scrum
4 27 (24.55%) Test Automation
5 23 (20.91%) Configuration Management
6 20 (18.18%) Kanban
7 17 (15.45%) Microservices
8 16 (14.55%) TDD
9 15 (13.64%) Open Source
9 15 (13.64%) Software Delivery
10 14 (12.73%) Continuous Delivery
10 14 (12.73%) Release Management
11 11 (10.00%) ITIL
12 10 (9.09%) BDD
12 10 (9.09%) Migration
12 10 (9.09%) Unit Testing
13 9 (8.18%) Infrastructure as Code
13 9 (8.18%) MVC
13 9 (8.18%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (24.55%) Java
1 27 (24.55%) Python
2 26 (23.64%) JavaScript
3 25 (22.73%) C#
4 21 (19.09%) SQL
5 13 (11.82%) Bash Shell
6 12 (10.91%) Groovy
7 10 (9.09%) Scala
8 9 (8.18%) PowerShell
9 8 (7.27%) Shell Script
10 7 (6.36%) Ruby
11 6 (5.45%) Korn
11 6 (5.45%) Perl
12 2 (1.82%) Go
12 2 (1.82%) Haskell
12 2 (1.82%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.82%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.82%) XPath
12 2 (1.82%) XQuery
13 1 (0.91%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 16 (14.55%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.27%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.64%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.82%) Degree
4 2 (1.82%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.91%) CCDA
5 1 (0.91%) CEH
5 1 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.91%) ISEB
5 1 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.64%) QA
1 4 (3.64%) WCAG
2 2 (1.82%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.91%) HL7
System Software
1 38 (34.55%) Docker
2 5 (4.55%) vSphere
3 4 (3.64%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.73%) HDFS
5 2 (1.82%) vCloud
5 2 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.91%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.91%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 32 (29.09%) Kubernetes
2 31 (28.18%) Ansible
3 25 (22.73%) Puppet
4 24 (21.82%) Terraform
5 18 (16.36%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (8.18%) Kibana
7 8 (7.27%) Grafana
8 4 (3.64%) Netcool
8 4 (3.64%) SCOM
9 3 (2.73%) Nagios
9 3 (2.73%) vRealize
10 2 (1.82%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 2 (1.82%) HP SiteScope
10 2 (1.82%) HP UCMDB
10 2 (1.82%) Packer
10 2 (1.82%) Rundeck
10 2 (1.82%) SCOrch
10 2 (1.82%) Tivoli
10 2 (1.82%) vCenter Server
10 2 (1.82%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (13.64%) Atlassian
1 15 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.00%) Google
2 11 (10.00%) ServiceNow
3 10 (9.09%) VMware
4 9 (8.18%) Oracle
5 5 (4.55%) Splunk
6 4 (3.64%) CA
7 3 (2.73%) Coverity
8 2 (1.82%) AppDynamics
8 2 (1.82%) Automation Anywhere
8 2 (1.82%) Blue Prism
8 2 (1.82%) CA Agile Central
8 2 (1.82%) Dell
8 2 (1.82%) Dynatrace
8 2 (1.82%) HP
8 2 (1.82%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (1.82%) Nimsoft
8 2 (1.82%) Remedy
8 2 (1.82%) webMethods