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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GitHub
England / South East
Rank 181 255 246
Rank change year-on-year +74 -9  
Contract jobs citing GitHub 60 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.76% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.74% 1.69% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 8 12
Median daily rate £438 £390 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.17% +0.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £345 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £433 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £370
% change year-on-year -1.31% +2.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £175.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £175.00 -
% change year-on-year -78.85% -  

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 890 771 445
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 11.33% 8.38% 4.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 489 270
Median daily rate £450 £450 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £315 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £598 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 27
Median hourly rate £15.00 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.56% -16.01%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.40 £47.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% -13.35%  

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 24 March 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 +3 17 £500 +37.93% 4
Surrey +18 10 £463 +15.62% 2
Middlesex +8 7 £210 -50.58%
West Sussex +7 7 £512 - 3
Buckinghamshire - 6 £400 -
Berkshire +29 5 £394 - 1
Hampshire +13 4 £438 +15.89% 5
East Sussex - 1 £375 -
GitHub
England

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 79 (73.15%) Jenkins
2 70 (64.81%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (61.11%) DevOps
4 61 (56.48%) Java
5 56 (51.85%) Continuous Integration
6 47 (43.52%) Linux
7 44 (40.74%) TDD
8 43 (39.81%) Git (software)
9 42 (38.89%) Spring
10 41 (37.96%) SQL
11 38 (35.19%) JUnit
12 36 (33.33%) JavaScript
12 36 (33.33%) Cucumber
13 34 (31.48%) Scrum
14 33 (30.56%) Pair Programming
14 33 (30.56%) Maven
15 32 (29.63%) Puppet
16 30 (27.78%) Unit Testing
16 30 (27.78%) Docker
17 27 (25.00%) Mockito
17 27 (25.00%) Subversion
17 27 (25.00%) JBoss
18 25 (23.15%) Java EE
18 25 (23.15%) Amazon AWS
19 24 (22.22%) WebSphere
20 23 (21.30%) BPMN
20 23 (21.30%) BPEL
20 23 (21.30%) Tomcat
21 22 (20.37%) WebSphere Application Server
21 22 (20.37%) Selenium

GitHub
Top Related 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 (25.00%) JBoss
2 24 (22.22%) WebSphere
3 23 (21.30%) Tomcat
4 22 (20.37%) WebSphere Application Server
5 18 (16.67%) WebSphere Process Server
6 15 (13.89%) Alfresco
7 11 (10.19%) Apache
8 9 (8.33%) nginx
9 5 (4.63%) OpenStack
10 4 (3.70%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (3.70%) Confluence
10 4 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (3.70%) Liferay
10 4 (3.70%) WebLogic
11 3 (2.78%) Apache Spark
11 3 (2.78%) GemFire
11 3 (2.78%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.93%) IIS
12 1 (0.93%) Mule
12 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 25 (23.15%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (9.26%) Google Analytics
3 8 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (6.48%) Amazon S3
4 7 (6.48%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (6.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 5 (4.63%) PaaS
6 4 (3.70%) Heroku
7 2 (1.85%) IaaS
8 1 (0.93%) Boomi
8 1 (0.93%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.26%) HTTP
2 9 (8.33%) SSL
2 9 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.70%) IPv4
3 4 (3.70%) IPv6
3 4 (3.70%) Network Security
4 1 (0.93%) AMQP
4 1 (0.93%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.37%) MongoDB
2 12 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 8 (7.41%) MySQL
3 8 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (4.63%) Hadoop
5 4 (3.70%) HBase
5 4 (3.70%) InfluxDB
5 4 (3.70%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.85%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.85%) OLTP
6 2 (1.85%) Redis
7 1 (0.93%) Big Data
7 1 (0.93%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.93%) DataStage
7 1 (0.93%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 79 (73.15%) Jenkins
2 43 (39.81%) Git (software)
3 38 (35.19%) JUnit
4 36 (33.33%) Cucumber
5 33 (30.56%) Maven
6 27 (25.00%) Mockito
6 27 (25.00%) Subversion
7 22 (20.37%) Selenium
8 21 (19.44%) Gradle
9 15 (13.89%) Ant
10 14 (12.96%) IntelliJ
10 14 (12.96%) JIRA
11 12 (11.11%) Grunt
12 11 (10.19%) Eclipse
12 11 (10.19%) gulp
13 10 (9.26%) Hudson
14 9 (8.33%) Gatling
14 9 (8.33%) Karma Test Runner
14 9 (8.33%) Sublime Text
15 7 (6.48%) GitLab
General
1 11 (10.19%) Publishing
2 3 (2.78%) Finance
3 2 (1.85%) Retail
3 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.93%) Advertising
4 1 (0.93%) Back Office
4 1 (0.93%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 67 (62.04%) Developer
2 35 (32.41%) Java Developer
3 16 (14.81%) DevOps Engineer
4 13 (12.04%) Java Engineer
4 13 (12.04%) Software Developer
5 12 (11.11%) Administrator
6 11 (10.19%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 11 (10.19%) Software Engineer
7 10 (9.26%) DevOps Administrator
7 10 (9.26%) Java Software Developer
7 10 (9.26%) Java Software Engineer
8 9 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
8 9 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Administrator
8 9 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 9 (8.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 9 (8.33%) Scala Developer
8 9 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (6.48%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (5.56%) Agile Java Developer
10 6 (5.56%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (38.89%) Spring
2 25 (23.15%) Java EE
3 21 (19.44%) HTML
4 20 (18.52%) REST
5 19 (17.59%) AngularJS
6 17 (15.74%) Node.js
6 17 (15.74%) Web Services
7 16 (14.81%) RESTful
7 16 (14.81%) Servlets
7 16 (14.81%) XML
8 15 (13.89%) CSS
9 14 (12.96%) SOAP
10 13 (12.04%) J2EE
11 12 (11.11%) Hibernate
11 12 (11.11%) jQuery
12 10 (9.26%) EJB
12 10 (9.26%) Gherkin
12 10 (9.26%) Velocity
13 8 (7.41%) HTML5
14 7 (6.48%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.41%) Virtual Team
2 6 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.63%) Replication
4 4 (3.70%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.78%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.93%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 47 (43.52%) Linux
2 15 (13.89%) Windows
3 14 (12.96%) Unix
4 10 (9.26%) CentOS
5 9 (8.33%) Ubuntu
6 6 (5.56%) Debian
7 5 (4.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (3.70%) Solaris
8 4 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (2.78%) Windows Server
10 2 (1.85%) Android
10 2 (1.85%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (64.81%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (61.11%) DevOps
3 56 (51.85%) Continuous Integration
4 44 (40.74%) TDD
5 34 (31.48%) Scrum
6 33 (30.56%) Pair Programming
7 30 (27.78%) Unit Testing
8 23 (21.30%) BPEL
8 23 (21.30%) BPMN
9 21 (19.44%) Automated Testing
9 21 (19.44%) Open Source
10 19 (17.59%) Configuration Management
10 19 (17.59%) Migration
11 12 (11.11%) BDD
11 12 (11.11%) Software Engineering
12 10 (9.26%) Analytics
12 10 (9.26%) Microservices
13 9 (8.33%) Continuous Deployment
13 9 (8.33%) Functional Testing
14 8 (7.41%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 61 (56.48%) Java
2 41 (37.96%) SQL
3 36 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 21 (19.44%) Python
5 18 (16.67%) Ruby
6 17 (15.74%) Groovy
6 17 (15.74%) Scala
7 11 (10.19%) C#
7 11 (10.19%) Perl
8 9 (8.33%) Haskell
9 6 (5.56%) PHP
9 6 (5.56%) Shell Script
10 4 (3.70%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.85%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.85%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.93%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.93%) ES6
12 1 (0.93%) PHP 5
12 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (6.48%) Degree
2 5 (4.63%) SC Cleared
2 5 (4.63%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.85%) MCSE
3 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.78%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.93%) SDET
2 1 (0.93%) WCAG
System Software
1 30 (27.78%) Docker
2 4 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (2.78%) HDFS
4 2 (1.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 32 (29.63%) Puppet
2 19 (17.59%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (14.81%) Ansible
4 9 (8.33%) Grafana
4 9 (8.33%) Kibana
5 5 (4.63%) Salt
5 5 (4.63%) Terraform
6 4 (3.70%) Fluentd
6 4 (3.70%) Graphite
6 4 (3.70%) logstash
6 4 (3.70%) StatsD
6 4 (3.70%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.93%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.93%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 13 (12.04%) Google
1 13 (12.04%) Red Hat
2 6 (5.56%) AppDynamics
2 6 (5.56%) ServiceNow
2 6 (5.56%) Splunk
3 4 (3.70%) GigaSpaces
3 4 (3.70%) Rackspace
3 4 (3.70%) webMethods
4 3 (2.78%) Adobe
4 3 (2.78%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.85%) Informatica
5 2 (1.85%) Oracle
5 2 (1.85%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.93%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.93%) Dell
6 1 (0.93%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.93%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.93%) Twitter
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