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 3 months to 23 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
England / South East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 246 262
Rank change year-on-year +74 +16  
Contract jobs citing GitHub 82 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.06% 0.18% 0.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.85% 1.92% 3.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 13 19
Median daily rate £488 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.36% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £380 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £485 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £485 £375
% change year-on-year -2.06% +29.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year +27.69% -  

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 the South East with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1044 833 569
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 13.48% 9.29% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 681 547 338
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 21
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.61 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.85% -43.97%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.80 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.10 £42.25 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.14 £26.75
% change year-on-year +79.64% -39.65%  

GitHub
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire +23 37 £580 +18.97% 4
Surrey +14 14 £438 +6.06% 4
Berkshire +29 10 £350 +33.33% 3
West Sussex +23 10 £488 +0.67% 2
Hampshire +20 10 £389 +3.66%
East Sussex - 1 - - 1
GitHub
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region with a requirement for GitHub.

1 92 (64.79%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (64.08%) DevOps
3 86 (60.56%) Jenkins
4 72 (50.70%) Java
5 66 (46.48%) Linux
6 62 (43.66%) Continuous Integration
6 62 (43.66%) Git (software)
7 51 (35.92%) SQL
7 51 (35.92%) TDD
8 50 (35.21%) Spring
9 49 (34.51%) Maven
10 48 (33.80%) JUnit
11 47 (33.10%) Cucumber
12 40 (28.17%) JBoss
12 40 (28.17%) Scrum
13 38 (26.76%) Unit Testing
14 37 (26.06%) JavaScript
15 36 (25.35%) Puppet
16 34 (23.94%) Pair Programming
17 33 (23.24%) WebSphere Application Server
17 33 (23.24%) Mockito
17 33 (23.24%) WebSphere
17 33 (23.24%) Java EE
18 32 (22.54%) Amazon AWS
19 31 (21.83%) Ruby
19 31 (21.83%) BPMN
19 31 (21.83%) BPEL
19 31 (21.83%) Migration
20 30 (21.13%) CSS
21 28 (19.72%) 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 40 (28.17%) JBoss
2 33 (23.24%) WebSphere
2 33 (23.24%) WebSphere Application Server
3 27 (19.01%) WebSphere Process Server
4 16 (11.27%) Tomcat
5 15 (10.56%) Apache
6 12 (8.45%) nginx
7 7 (4.93%) WebLogic
8 6 (4.23%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (4.23%) OpenStack
9 5 (3.52%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (3.52%) Confluence
10 4 (2.82%) Mule
10 4 (2.82%) Mule ESB
11 3 (2.11%) Joomla!
12 2 (1.41%) Apache Spark
12 2 (1.41%) WordPress
13 1 (0.70%) Alfresco
13 1 (0.70%) GemFire
13 1 (0.70%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (4.93%) InVision
2 1 (0.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 32 (22.54%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (9.15%) Google Analytics
2 13 (9.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.63%) Amazon S3
3 8 (5.63%) AWS CloudFormation
3 8 (5.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (2.11%) PaaS
5 2 (1.41%) Boomi
5 2 (1.41%) IaaS
5 2 (1.41%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.70%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.70%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.45%) HTTP
1 12 (8.45%) SSL
1 12 (8.45%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.82%) IPv4
2 4 (2.82%) IPv6
2 4 (2.82%) Network Security
3 1 (0.70%) DNS
3 1 (0.70%) Intranet
3 1 (0.70%) LDAP
3 1 (0.70%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.56%) NoSQL
1 15 (10.56%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (9.86%) MongoDB
3 13 (9.15%) MySQL
4 7 (4.93%) Redis
4 7 (4.93%) SQL Server
5 5 (3.52%) Hadoop
5 5 (3.52%) HBase
5 5 (3.52%) InfluxDB
6 4 (2.82%) Parquet
7 3 (2.11%) Big Data
7 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.41%) DataStage
9 1 (0.70%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.70%) OLTP
9 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 86 (60.56%) Jenkins
2 62 (43.66%) Git (software)
3 49 (34.51%) Maven
4 48 (33.80%) JUnit
5 47 (33.10%) Cucumber
6 33 (23.24%) Mockito
7 28 (19.72%) Selenium
8 19 (13.38%) Ant
8 19 (13.38%) Subversion
9 17 (11.97%) Grunt
10 15 (10.56%) Gradle
11 14 (9.86%) gulp
12 13 (9.15%) IntelliJ
13 12 (8.45%) Gatling
13 12 (8.45%) Karma Test Runner
13 12 (8.45%) Sublime Text
14 10 (7.04%) Eclipse
15 9 (6.34%) JIRA
16 8 (5.63%) GitLab
17 7 (4.93%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 6 (4.23%) Finance
2 4 (2.82%) Marketing
3 2 (1.41%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.41%) Retail
3 2 (1.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.70%) Back Office
4 1 (0.70%) Local Government
4 1 (0.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 92 (64.79%) Developer
2 38 (26.76%) Java Developer
3 20 (14.08%) DevOps Engineer
4 18 (12.68%) SQL Developer
5 12 (8.45%) Scala Developer
6 11 (7.75%) Administrator
7 10 (7.04%) Cloud Developer
7 10 (7.04%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 9 (6.34%) DevOps Administrator
9 8 (5.63%) Linux Administrator
9 8 (5.63%) Linux DevOps Administrator
9 8 (5.63%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 8 (5.63%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (4.93%) Agile Java Developer
10 7 (4.93%) PostgreSQL Developer
10 7 (4.93%) Ruby Developer
10 7 (4.93%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 7 (4.93%) Software Engineer
10 7 (4.93%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (4.93%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (35.21%) Spring
2 33 (23.24%) Java EE
3 30 (21.13%) CSS
4 28 (19.72%) HTML
5 23 (16.20%) SOAP
6 21 (14.79%) Node.js
6 21 (14.79%) REST
7 19 (13.38%) jQuery
8 18 (12.68%) AngularJS
8 18 (12.68%) HTML5
9 17 (11.97%) Web Services
10 14 (9.86%) Hibernate
10 14 (9.86%) RESTful
10 14 (9.86%) Sass
11 13 (9.15%) EJB
12 12 (8.45%) CSS3
12 12 (8.45%) Gherkin
12 12 (8.45%) J2EE
12 12 (8.45%) Servlets
13 11 (7.75%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.04%) Virtual Team
2 8 (5.63%) User Experience
3 6 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.52%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (3.52%) Replication
5 4 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.11%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.41%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.41%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.41%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.70%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 66 (46.48%) Linux
2 22 (15.49%) Unix
3 19 (13.38%) Windows
4 15 (10.56%) Ubuntu
5 5 (3.52%) CentOS
6 4 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.11%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.70%) AIX
9 1 (0.70%) Android
9 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.70%) Debian
9 1 (0.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (64.79%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (64.08%) DevOps
3 62 (43.66%) Continuous Integration
4 51 (35.92%) TDD
5 40 (28.17%) Scrum
6 38 (26.76%) Unit Testing
7 34 (23.94%) Pair Programming
8 31 (21.83%) BPEL
8 31 (21.83%) BPMN
8 31 (21.83%) Migration
9 25 (17.61%) Configuration Management
10 24 (16.90%) Test Automation
11 16 (11.27%) Open Source
12 14 (9.86%) Analytics
13 11 (7.75%) BDD
13 11 (7.75%) Continuous Deployment
14 10 (7.04%) Microservices
15 8 (5.63%) Mentoring
15 8 (5.63%) Software Engineering
16 7 (4.93%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 72 (50.70%) Java
2 51 (35.92%) SQL
3 37 (26.06%) JavaScript
4 31 (21.83%) Ruby
5 26 (18.31%) Python
6 16 (11.27%) Perl
7 15 (10.56%) C#
8 13 (9.15%) Groovy
8 13 (9.15%) Scala
9 12 (8.45%) Haskell
10 10 (7.04%) PHP
11 7 (4.93%) Shell Script
12 5 (3.52%) Bash Shell
13 3 (2.11%) PowerShell
13 3 (2.11%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.41%) Apex Code
14 2 (1.41%) Go
14 2 (1.41%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.70%) ES6
15 1 (0.70%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 8 (5.63%) Degree
2 7 (4.93%) SC Cleared
2 7 (4.93%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.41%) MCSE
3 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.63%) QA
2 1 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.70%) WCAG
System Software
1 27 (19.01%) Docker
2 5 (3.52%) HDFS
3 3 (2.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (1.41%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.41%) vCloud
5 1 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.70%) zsh
Systems Management
1 36 (25.35%) Puppet
2 17 (11.97%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (9.86%) Ansible
3 14 (9.86%) Kibana
4 13 (9.15%) Grafana
5 8 (5.63%) logstash
6 6 (4.23%) Salt
7 4 (2.82%) Fluentd
7 4 (2.82%) Graphite
7 4 (2.82%) Hadoop YARN
7 4 (2.82%) Prometheus
7 4 (2.82%) StatsD
7 4 (2.82%) ZABBIX
8 3 (2.11%) Terraform
9 1 (0.70%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.70%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.70%) Marathon
9 1 (0.70%) Mesos
9 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 1 (0.70%) yum
Vendors
1 16 (11.27%) Google
2 8 (5.63%) Red Hat
2 8 (5.63%) Splunk
3 7 (4.93%) Adobe
3 7 (4.93%) Rackspace
3 7 (4.93%) ServiceNow
3 7 (4.93%) webMethods
4 6 (4.23%) AppDynamics
5 4 (2.82%) MuleSoft
5 4 (2.82%) Oracle
6 3 (2.11%) VMware
7 2 (1.41%) Dell
7 2 (1.41%) Informatica
7 2 (1.41%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.41%) Tableau
8 1 (0.70%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.70%) Twitter
8 1 (0.70%) Xamarin
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