Period
to 22 January 2021

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 22 January 2021 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
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 133 184 171
Rank change year-on-year +51 -13 +81
Contract jobs citing GitHub 49 131 240
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 1.13% 1.13% 1.50%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.40% 4.10% 6.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 77 134
Median daily rate £450 £500 £479
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +4.41% +6.42%
10th Percentile £365 £325 £363
90th Percentile £520 £638 £600
England median daily rate £475 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -5.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £55.00 £47.50 £72.50
% change year-on-year +15.79% -34.48% +16.00%

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 1,114 3,193 3,821
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.61% 27.45% 23.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 752 2,095 2,472
Median daily rate £460 £450 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% -3.74% +6.86%
10th Percentile £289 £238 £282
90th Percentile £619 £625 £615
England median daily rate £488 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -2.50% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 74 62
Median hourly rate £21.05 £21.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.94% +21.43% +12.90%
10th Percentile £10.23 £13.73 £12.25
90th Percentile £60.61 £82.50 £59.50
Median hourly rate £22.00 £19.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +12.82% +11.43% -1.41%

GitHub
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing GitHub as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing GitHub in the South East.

Daily rate trend for GitHub in the South East

GitHub
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing GitHub in the South East over the 6 months to 22 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for GitHub in the South East

GitHub
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing GitHub in the South East.

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 22 January 2021. 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 +41 25 £475 -9.52% 5
Thames Valley +55 16 £420 -20.00% 18
Buckinghamshire +31 9 £420 -1.18%
Berkshire +52 7 £448 -14.76% 14
West Sussex +11 4 £400 -15.79% 3
GitHub
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2021, 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 32 (65.31%) DevOps
2 31 (63.27%) Git (software)
3 27 (55.10%) Docker
4 26 (53.06%) Terraform
5 25 (51.02%) GitLab
6 22 (44.90%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (40.82%) Jenkins
7 20 (40.82%) Kubernetes
7 20 (40.82%) Linux
7 20 (40.82%) Python
8 18 (36.73%) PowerShell
8 18 (36.73%) Infrastructure as Code
9 17 (34.69%) Puppet
9 17 (34.69%) Windows
10 16 (32.65%) REST
10 16 (32.65%) CentOS
10 16 (32.65%) Bash Shell
11 15 (30.61%) Configuration Management
11 15 (30.61%) Firewall
11 15 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (28.57%) JIRA
12 14 (28.57%) Ansible
13 13 (26.53%) Windows Server
13 13 (26.53%) Packer
13 13 (26.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (26.53%) Security Cleared
14 12 (24.49%) VMware
14 12 (24.49%) Reverse Proxy
14 12 (24.49%) Atlassian
14 12 (24.49%) Atlassian Bamboo

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 4 (8.16%) Apache
1 4 (8.16%) nginx
1 4 (8.16%) WebLogic
2 3 (6.12%) IIS
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.04%) DNN
4 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.04%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.37%) Azure
2 8 (16.33%) AWS
3 7 (14.29%) PaaS
4 5 (10.20%) Amazon EKS
4 5 (10.20%) GCP
5 3 (6.12%) Amazon ECS
5 3 (6.12%) IaaS
5 3 (6.12%) SaaS
5 3 (6.12%) Serverless
6 2 (4.08%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (4.08%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (4.08%) AWS CodeBuild
6 2 (4.08%) AWS CodePipeline
6 2 (4.08%) AWS Fargate
6 2 (4.08%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (4.08%) CloudFront
6 2 (4.08%) Firebase
6 2 (4.08%) OpenShift
7 1 (2.04%) Amazon GuardDuty
7 1 (2.04%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 15 (30.61%) Firewall
2 12 (24.49%) Reverse Proxy
2 12 (24.49%) VLAN
3 7 (14.29%) SNMP
4 4 (8.16%) DNS
5 3 (6.12%) SSH
5 3 (6.12%) SSL
5 3 (6.12%) VPN
6 2 (4.08%) IPv4
6 2 (4.08%) IPv6
6 2 (4.08%) iSCSI
6 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) NoSQL
1 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (6.12%) MySQL
2 3 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.08%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (4.08%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.04%) Big Data
4 1 (2.04%) Blockchain
4 1 (2.04%) Redis
Development Applications
1 31 (63.27%) Git (software)
2 25 (51.02%) GitLab
3 20 (40.82%) Jenkins
4 14 (28.57%) JIRA
5 12 (24.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (10.20%) Bitbucket
6 5 (10.20%) Visual Studio
7 4 (8.16%) Android Studio
7 4 (8.16%) Gradle
8 3 (6.12%) CMake
8 3 (6.12%) git-flow
8 3 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (6.12%) Terragrunt
9 2 (4.08%) JUnit
9 2 (4.08%) Rational Rose
9 2 (4.08%) Subversion
10 1 (2.04%) CircleCI
10 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
10 1 (2.04%) JDeveloper
10 1 (2.04%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (10.20%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.16%) Games
2 4 (8.16%) Manufacturing
2 4 (8.16%) Public Sector
3 3 (6.12%) Electronics
3 3 (6.12%) Finance
3 3 (6.12%) Marketing
4 2 (4.08%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (32.65%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (26.53%) Developer
3 6 (12.24%) AWS DevOps
3 6 (12.24%) AWS Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Android Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Consultant
5 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (6.12%) Migration Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Azure Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) DevOps Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Games Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Games Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Designer
7 2 (4.08%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Platform Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.65%) REST
2 10 (20.41%) RESTful
3 7 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
3 7 (14.29%) gRPC
3 7 (14.29%) Swagger
4 4 (8.16%) .NET
4 4 (8.16%) Android SDK
4 4 (8.16%) CSS
4 4 (8.16%) HTML
4 4 (8.16%) jQuery
4 4 (8.16%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 4 (8.16%) Web Services
4 4 (8.16%) YAML
5 3 (6.12%) .NET Core
5 3 (6.12%) .NET Framework
5 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (6.12%) Razor View Engine
5 3 (6.12%) SOAP
5 3 (6.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Public Cloud
2 3 (6.12%) Cloud Native
2 3 (6.12%) NHS
2 3 (6.12%) User Experience
3 2 (4.08%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.08%) Augmented Reality
3 2 (4.08%) Clustering
3 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.04%) Blog
4 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.04%) e-Health
4 1 (2.04%) Life Science
4 1 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 20 (40.82%) Linux
2 17 (34.69%) Windows
3 16 (32.65%) CentOS
4 13 (26.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (26.53%) Windows Server
5 12 (24.49%) Windows 10
5 12 (24.49%) Windows Server 2016
6 8 (16.33%) Android
7 3 (6.12%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.04%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (65.31%) DevOps
2 22 (44.90%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (36.73%) Infrastructure as Code
4 15 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (30.61%) Configuration Management
5 12 (24.49%) Continuous Deployment
5 12 (24.49%) Microservices
6 10 (20.41%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (16.33%) Systems Engineering
8 6 (12.24%) Migration
9 5 (10.20%) Scrum
10 4 (8.16%) 3D Modelling
10 4 (8.16%) Analytics
10 4 (8.16%) Android Development
10 4 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (8.16%) Game Development
10 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 4 (8.16%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (8.16%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.82%) Python
2 18 (36.73%) PowerShell
3 16 (32.65%) Bash Shell
4 11 (22.45%) C#
5 8 (16.33%) Go
5 8 (16.33%) Java
6 6 (12.24%) JavaScript
6 6 (12.24%) SQL
7 5 (10.20%) C++
8 3 (6.12%) Kotlin
8 3 (6.12%) PHP
8 3 (6.12%) Ruby
9 2 (4.08%) C
9 2 (4.08%) PL/SQL
9 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.04%) Perl
10 1 (2.04%) TypeScript
10 1 (2.04%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 13 (26.53%) Security Cleared
2 12 (24.49%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.12%) Degree
4 2 (4.08%) Master's Degree
5 1 (2.04%) AWS Certification
5 1 (2.04%) CAPM
5 1 (2.04%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (55.10%) Docker
2 12 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (24.49%) vSphere
3 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 26 (53.06%) Terraform
2 20 (40.82%) Kubernetes
3 17 (34.69%) Puppet
4 14 (28.57%) Ansible
5 13 (26.53%) Packer
6 12 (24.49%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (14.29%) Grafana
7 7 (14.29%) Prometheus
7 7 (14.29%) ZABBIX
8 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (2.04%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (2.04%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 12 (24.49%) Atlassian
1 12 (24.49%) VMware
2 7 (14.29%) Dell
2 7 (14.29%) EMC
2 7 (14.29%) Splunk
3 6 (12.24%) Oracle
4 4 (8.16%) Google
4 4 (8.16%) Red Hat
5 3 (6.12%) CheckPoint
5 3 (6.12%) SAP
6 2 (4.08%) F5
6 2 (4.08%) IBM
6 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.08%) Sparx
7 1 (2.04%) Broadcom
7 1 (2.04%) CA
7 1 (2.04%) Cisco
7 1 (2.04%) Juniper