Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 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 > South East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 257 269 321
Rank change year-on-year +12 +52 +45
Contract jobs citing GitHub 115 109 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.69% 0.66% 0.40%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.97% 5.51% 5.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 87 68
South East median daily rate £463 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% +9.31% +19.39%
10th Percentile £375 £306 £264
90th Percentile £575 £575 £500
England median daily rate £500 £475 £436
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.88% +2.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
South East median hourly rate - - £26.50
England median hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +73.61% +35.85% -

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 2897 1977 1329
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.33% 11.99% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1809 1266 800
South East median daily rate £425 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +6.06% -0.30%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £256
90th Percentile £575 £588 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 34 33
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £18.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.33% +14.06% +11.30%
10th Percentile £10.63 £12.09 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.31 £56.75 £38.95
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £21.64
% change year-on-year +5.26% -12.20% +20.22%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 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
Thames Valley -43 52 £513 +17.14% 1
Hampshire +34 33 £425 - 6
Berkshire +14 31 £488 +52.58%
Surrey -1 20 £438 +9.38% 2
Oxfordshire -42 18 £525 +10.53% 1
West Sussex -4 4 £400 -17.53%
Buckinghamshire -24 3 £475 +5.56%
Middlesex +8 2 £421 -
East Sussex -4 2 £330 -21.19% 3
GitHub
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 South East region with a requirement for GitHub.

1 64 (55.65%) Linux
2 63 (54.78%) Jenkins
3 62 (53.91%) Git (software)
4 59 (51.30%) Java
5 51 (44.35%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (41.74%) DevOps
7 34 (29.57%) TDD
8 32 (27.83%) Kafka
9 31 (26.96%) Docker
9 31 (26.96%) JavaScript
10 30 (26.09%) Scrum
11 29 (25.22%) Spring
11 29 (25.22%) JSON
11 29 (25.22%) Puppet
12 27 (23.48%) REST
12 27 (23.48%) Hadoop
12 27 (23.48%) Degree
12 27 (23.48%) Cloud Foundry
13 26 (22.61%) Apache Spark
13 26 (22.61%) Unix
13 26 (22.61%) Apache
14 25 (21.74%) Python
14 25 (21.74%) Big Data
15 24 (20.87%) Tomcat
15 24 (20.87%) Unit Testing
16 23 (20.00%) SQL
16 23 (20.00%) J2EE
16 23 (20.00%) HDFS
17 22 (19.13%) Gradle
17 22 (19.13%) 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 27 (23.48%) Cloud Foundry
2 26 (22.61%) Apache
2 26 (22.61%) Apache Spark
3 24 (20.87%) Tomcat
4 13 (11.30%) GemFire
5 5 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (4.35%) nginx
5 5 (4.35%) WordPress
6 4 (3.48%) Confluence
6 4 (3.48%) JBoss
6 4 (3.48%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.74%) Drupal
7 2 (1.74%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.74%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.74%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.74%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (1.74%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.87%) Flinto
2 1 (0.87%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 21 (18.26%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (15.65%) PaaS
3 9 (7.83%) npm
4 7 (6.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (6.09%) Slack
5 6 (5.22%) IaaS
6 5 (4.35%) Google Analytics
6 5 (4.35%) Trello
7 4 (3.48%) Akamai
7 4 (3.48%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (3.48%) Bluemix
7 4 (3.48%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (3.48%) IBM Cloud
7 4 (3.48%) Serverless
8 2 (1.74%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (1.74%) Boomi
8 2 (1.74%) Rackspace Cloud
8 2 (1.74%) SaaS
9 1 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.87%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.48%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.61%) HTTP
2 3 (2.61%) SSL
3 2 (1.74%) DNS
3 2 (1.74%) Internet
4 1 (0.87%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.87%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (23.48%) Hadoop
2 25 (21.74%) Big Data
3 21 (18.26%) HBase
4 19 (16.52%) Apache Hive
5 13 (11.30%) OLTP
6 10 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (7.83%) MongoDB
7 9 (7.83%) MySQL
8 8 (6.96%) NoSQL
8 8 (6.96%) Redis
9 6 (5.22%) Parquet
9 6 (5.22%) SQL Server
10 5 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (4.35%) Star Schema
11 4 (3.48%) InfluxDB
11 4 (3.48%) Sqoop
12 2 (1.74%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (1.74%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (1.74%) DataStage
12 2 (1.74%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 63 (54.78%) Jenkins
2 62 (53.91%) Git (software)
3 22 (19.13%) Gradle
4 21 (18.26%) JUnit
5 17 (14.78%) Cucumber
6 16 (13.91%) IntelliJ
7 14 (12.17%) Maven
8 13 (11.30%) Sonatype Nexus
9 11 (9.57%) gulp
9 11 (9.57%) JIRA
10 10 (8.70%) Selenium
11 9 (7.83%) Bitbucket
12 8 (6.96%) Ant
13 7 (6.09%) Grunt
14 6 (5.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 6 (5.22%) JProfiler
14 6 (5.22%) Protractor
14 6 (5.22%) Sublime Text
14 6 (5.22%) VisualVM
14 6 (5.22%) YourKit
General
1 18 (15.65%) Finance
2 6 (5.22%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.48%) Billing
4 3 (2.61%) Marketing
5 2 (1.74%) Advertising
5 2 (1.74%) Legal
6 1 (0.87%) Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (49.57%) Developer
2 31 (26.96%) Java Developer
3 24 (20.87%) DevOps Engineer
4 13 (11.30%) Big Data Developer
5 7 (6.09%) Development Engineer
6 6 (5.22%) Support Engineer
7 5 (4.35%) Architect
7 5 (4.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (3.48%) AWS Engineer
8 4 (3.48%) Big Data Engineer
8 4 (3.48%) Data Engineer
8 4 (3.48%) Designer
8 4 (3.48%) Hadoop Engineer
8 4 (3.48%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (3.48%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 4 (3.48%) Platform Engineer
8 4 (3.48%) Ruby Developer
8 4 (3.48%) Software Developer
8 4 (3.48%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (27.83%) Kafka
2 29 (25.22%) JSON
2 29 (25.22%) Spring
3 27 (23.48%) REST
4 23 (20.00%) J2EE
5 22 (19.13%) HTML
6 19 (16.52%) CSS
7 18 (15.65%) Middleware
7 18 (15.65%) Spark Streaming
8 16 (13.91%) RESTful
8 16 (13.91%) Web Services
9 15 (13.04%) AngularJS
9 15 (13.04%) Node.js
10 14 (12.17%) Spring Boot
11 13 (11.30%) Apache Camel
11 13 (11.30%) Spring Integration
12 10 (8.70%) HTML5
12 10 (8.70%) SOAP
13 7 (6.09%) RabbitMQ
14 6 (5.22%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.39%) Linux Command Line
1 20 (17.39%) Virtual Team
2 13 (11.30%) Replication
3 6 (5.22%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.35%) User Experience
5 4 (3.48%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.74%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.74%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.74%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.74%) iPad
7 2 (1.74%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.74%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.87%) Blog
8 1 (0.87%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 64 (55.65%) Linux
2 26 (22.61%) Unix
3 13 (11.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (5.22%) Ubuntu
5 5 (4.35%) Windows
6 3 (2.61%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.74%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.87%) Android
8 1 (0.87%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (44.35%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (41.74%) DevOps
3 34 (29.57%) TDD
4 30 (26.09%) Scrum
5 24 (20.87%) Unit Testing
6 22 (19.13%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (19.13%) ETL
7 21 (18.26%) System Testing
8 18 (15.65%) Benchmarking
9 16 (13.91%) Microservices
10 15 (13.04%) Acceptance Criteria
10 15 (13.04%) BDD
10 15 (13.04%) Migration
10 15 (13.04%) Validation
11 13 (11.30%) MapReduce
11 13 (11.30%) Performance Tuning
11 13 (11.30%) User Stories
12 9 (7.83%) Open Source
12 9 (7.83%) Test Automation
13 8 (6.96%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (51.30%) Java
2 31 (26.96%) JavaScript
3 25 (21.74%) Python
4 23 (20.00%) SQL
5 19 (16.52%) Ruby
6 18 (15.65%) Shell Script
7 11 (9.57%) Perl
7 11 (9.57%) PHP
8 5 (4.35%) C#
9 3 (2.61%) Groovy
9 3 (2.61%) Haskell
9 3 (2.61%) Scala
9 3 (2.61%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.74%) Apex Code
10 2 (1.74%) Apple Swift
10 2 (1.74%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.74%) ES6
10 2 (1.74%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.74%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.74%) XPath
Qualifications
1 27 (23.48%) Degree
2 4 (3.48%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.48%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.61%) AWS Certification
3 3 (2.61%) CCNP
3 3 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.61%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.74%) CCNA
5 1 (0.87%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.04%) QA
System Software
1 31 (26.96%) Docker
2 23 (20.00%) HDFS
3 19 (16.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 10 (8.70%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (3.48%) Apache Flume
6 3 (2.61%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.87%) zsh
Systems Management
1 29 (25.22%) Puppet
2 21 (18.26%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (10.43%) Ansible
4 10 (8.70%) Hadoop YARN
5 7 (6.09%) logstash
6 6 (5.22%) Kubernetes
7 5 (4.35%) Kibana
8 4 (3.48%) Ambari
8 4 (3.48%) Grafana
8 4 (3.48%) Oozie
8 4 (3.48%) Rancher
8 4 (3.48%) Salt
9 3 (2.61%) Fluentd
9 3 (2.61%) Graphite
9 3 (2.61%) Prometheus
9 3 (2.61%) StatsD
9 3 (2.61%) Terraform
9 3 (2.61%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.87%) Mesos
10 1 (0.87%) Packer
Vendors
1 16 (13.91%) Oracle
2 15 (13.04%) Red Hat
3 8 (6.96%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.22%) Rackspace
5 5 (4.35%) Google
5 5 (4.35%) IBM
5 5 (4.35%) Splunk
5 5 (4.35%) Tableau
6 4 (3.48%) New Relic
6 4 (3.48%) ServiceNow
7 3 (2.61%) Juniper
8 2 (1.74%) Dell
8 2 (1.74%) Informatica
8 2 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.74%) SaltStack
8 2 (1.74%) webMethods
9 1 (0.87%) Cisco
9 1 (0.87%) F5
9 1 (0.87%) VMware