Period
to 23 April 2018

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 23 April 2018 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 218 235 338
Rank change year-on-year +17 +103 +29
Contract jobs citing GitHub 161 122 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.96% 0.78% 0.28%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.11% 6.81% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 79 41
South East median daily rate £425 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +17.65% +13.33%
10th Percentile £363 £310 £363
90th Percentile £550 £600 £500
England median daily rate £500 £455 £450
% change year-on-year +9.89% +1.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
South East median hourly rate - - £28.00
England median hourly rate £32.77 £36.00 £28.82
% change year-on-year -8.97% +24.91% +44.10%

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 3,153 1,792 1,523
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 18.77% 11.52% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,899 1,130 994
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +9.68%
10th Percentile £300 £270 £280
90th Percentile £595 £600 £588
England median daily rate £480 £455 £450
% change year-on-year +5.49% +1.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 24 31
South East median hourly rate £18.11 £15.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.73% -26.83% +2.50%
10th Percentile £11.73 £12.91 £13.25
90th Percentile £45.00 £41.95 £60.00
England median hourly rate £20.33 £18.98 £21.00
% change year-on-year +7.10% -9.62% -6.67%

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 23 April 2018.

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 23 April 2018. 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 +34 56 £388 -15.07% 9
Thames Valley -32 46 £425 -22.73% 13
Surrey -6 34 £488 +6.85% 8
Oxfordshire -27 26 £425 -26.09% 6
West Sussex -2 15 £503 +2.92% 3
Berkshire -8 14 £450 +20.00% 4
East Sussex +8 8 £450 +10.77% 1
Buckinghamshire -18 6 £475 +11.76% 3
Middlesex -8 1 £440 +109.52%
GitHub
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, 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.

1 107 (66.46%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (60.25%) Jenkins
3 89 (55.28%) Linux
4 88 (54.66%) Java
5 85 (52.80%) Git (software)
6 70 (43.48%) Continuous Integration
7 69 (42.86%) JavaScript
8 64 (39.75%) JSON
9 61 (37.89%) TDD
10 56 (34.78%) Kafka
11 55 (34.16%) AngularJS
11 55 (34.16%) DevOps
12 53 (32.92%) Apache
13 51 (31.68%) Spring
13 51 (31.68%) Microservices
14 50 (31.06%) Test Automation
15 48 (29.81%) Unix
15 48 (29.81%) CSS
15 48 (29.81%) REST
16 47 (29.19%) jQuery
17 45 (27.95%) Hadoop
17 45 (27.95%) Big Data
18 44 (27.33%) HBase
18 44 (27.33%) HDFS
18 44 (27.33%) HTML
18 44 (27.33%) Scrum
19 43 (26.71%) Shell Script
19 43 (26.71%) Amazon AWS
19 43 (26.71%) Puppet
19 43 (26.71%) Apache ZooKeeper

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 53 (32.92%) Apache
2 33 (20.50%) Cloud Foundry
3 29 (18.01%) Apache Spark
4 16 (9.94%) JBoss
4 16 (9.94%) nginx
5 13 (8.07%) Tomcat
6 10 (6.21%) GemFire
7 9 (5.59%) CMS
7 9 (5.59%) Drupal
8 8 (4.97%) Confluence
9 6 (3.73%) WebSphere
9 6 (3.73%) WordPress
10 4 (2.48%) WebLogic
10 4 (2.48%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (1.86%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (1.24%) IIS
12 2 (1.24%) NetWeaver
13 1 (0.62%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.62%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.62%) InVision
1 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.62%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 4 (2.48%) Magento
2 2 (1.24%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 43 (26.71%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (11.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (9.32%) PaaS
4 11 (6.83%) Google Analytics
5 9 (5.59%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (4.35%) IaaS
7 5 (3.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 5 (3.11%) Bluemix
7 5 (3.11%) IBM Cloud
8 4 (2.48%) npm
9 3 (1.86%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (1.86%) OpenShift
10 2 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (1.24%) Amazon S3
10 2 (1.24%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (1.24%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (1.24%) SaaS
10 2 (1.24%) Serverless
11 1 (0.62%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.32%) HTTP
2 11 (6.83%) SSL
3 9 (5.59%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.48%) DNS
4 4 (2.48%) SMS
5 3 (1.86%) Internet
6 1 (0.62%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (27.95%) Big Data
1 45 (27.95%) Hadoop
2 44 (27.33%) HBase
3 31 (19.25%) Parquet
4 17 (10.56%) NoSQL
5 12 (7.45%) Apache Hive
6 10 (6.21%) MySQL
7 9 (5.59%) MongoDB
7 9 (5.59%) SQL Server
8 7 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (2.48%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.86%) OLTP
10 3 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.24%) GIS
11 2 (1.24%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.24%) Star Schema
12 1 (0.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.62%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 97 (60.25%) Jenkins
2 85 (52.80%) Git (software)
3 35 (21.74%) Gradle
4 28 (17.39%) Cucumber
5 21 (13.04%) Selenium
6 19 (11.80%) gulp
6 19 (11.80%) IntelliJ
7 18 (11.18%) JUnit
8 17 (10.56%) JIRA
9 14 (8.70%) Artifactory
10 12 (7.45%) Eclipse
10 12 (7.45%) Sonatype Nexus
11 11 (6.83%) Vagrant
12 10 (6.21%) Protractor
13 9 (5.59%) Ant
13 9 (5.59%) Gatling
13 9 (5.59%) Grunt
13 9 (5.59%) Karma Test Runner
13 9 (5.59%) Sublime Text
14 8 (4.97%) Bitbucket
General
1 13 (8.07%) Finance
2 2 (1.24%) Advertising
2 2 (1.24%) Games
2 2 (1.24%) Marketing
3 1 (0.62%) Banking
3 1 (0.62%) Billing
3 1 (0.62%) Legal
3 1 (0.62%) Retail
3 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 105 (65.22%) Developer
2 33 (20.50%) Java Developer
3 29 (18.01%) Big Data Developer
4 27 (16.77%) DevOps Engineer
5 20 (12.42%) Web Developer
6 10 (6.21%) Architect
6 10 (6.21%) Development Engineer
7 9 (5.59%) Big Data Engineer
7 9 (5.59%) Hadoop Developer
7 9 (5.59%) Scala Developer
8 7 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
8 7 (4.35%) Software Developer
9 6 (3.73%) AWS DevOps
9 6 (3.73%) Java Engineer
9 6 (3.73%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (3.11%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 5 (3.11%) AWS Engineer
10 5 (3.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (3.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 4 (2.48%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (39.75%) JSON
2 56 (34.78%) Kafka
3 55 (34.16%) AngularJS
4 51 (31.68%) Spring
5 48 (29.81%) CSS
5 48 (29.81%) REST
6 47 (29.19%) jQuery
7 44 (27.33%) HTML
8 41 (25.47%) Middleware
9 40 (24.84%) RabbitMQ
10 35 (21.74%) J2EE
11 31 (19.25%) Apache Avro
12 22 (13.66%) Node.js
12 22 (13.66%) RESTful
13 17 (10.56%) XML
14 16 (9.94%) Gherkin
15 12 (7.45%) Drools
16 11 (6.83%) HTML5
17 10 (6.21%) Web Services
17 10 (6.21%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 42 (26.09%) Linux Command Line
2 41 (25.47%) Virtual Team
3 15 (9.32%) User Experience
4 11 (6.83%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (4.35%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.48%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.48%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.48%) Fintech
7 3 (1.86%) e-Health
7 3 (1.86%) Replication
8 2 (1.24%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.24%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (1.24%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.62%) Clustering
9 1 (0.62%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.62%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 89 (55.28%) Linux
2 48 (29.81%) Unix
3 16 (9.94%) Windows
4 10 (6.21%) Ubuntu
5 8 (4.97%) CentOS
6 6 (3.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.48%) Android
8 3 (1.86%) DC/OS
9 2 (1.24%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.24%) CoreOS
9 2 (1.24%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.62%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (66.46%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (43.48%) Continuous Integration
3 61 (37.89%) TDD
4 55 (34.16%) DevOps
5 51 (31.68%) Microservices
6 50 (31.06%) Test Automation
7 44 (27.33%) Scrum
8 33 (20.50%) Benchmarking
9 31 (19.25%) Open Source
10 30 (18.63%) Unit Testing
11 29 (18.01%) BDD
12 25 (15.53%) Front End Development
12 25 (15.53%) System Testing
13 22 (13.66%) Web Development
14 21 (13.04%) Software Engineering
15 18 (11.18%) Configuration Management
16 16 (9.94%) OO
17 12 (7.45%) Secure Coding
17 12 (7.45%) Software Deployment
18 11 (6.83%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 88 (54.66%) Java
2 69 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 43 (26.71%) Shell Script
4 30 (18.63%) Ruby
5 29 (18.01%) Python
6 21 (13.04%) Perl
7 19 (11.80%) PHP
8 15 (9.32%) SQL
9 14 (8.70%) C#
10 9 (5.59%) Go
10 9 (5.59%) Groovy
10 9 (5.59%) Haskell
10 9 (5.59%) Scala
11 7 (4.35%) PowerShell
12 5 (3.11%) Bash Shell
12 5 (3.11%) ES6
12 5 (3.11%) TypeScript
13 3 (1.86%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.24%) Kotlin
14 2 (1.24%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 41 (25.47%) Degree
2 5 (3.11%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.48%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.86%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.24%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.24%) OCA
5 2 (1.24%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.62%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (14.91%) QA
2 1 (0.62%) Data Quality
System Software
1 44 (27.33%) HDFS
2 43 (26.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 31 (19.25%) Docker
4 10 (6.21%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (2.48%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.62%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.62%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 43 (26.71%) Puppet
2 32 (19.88%) Hadoop YARN
3 22 (13.66%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (11.80%) Ansible
5 12 (7.45%) Kibana
6 9 (5.59%) Grafana
7 8 (4.97%) Kubernetes
8 3 (1.86%) Capistrano
8 3 (1.86%) HAProxy
9 2 (1.24%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (1.24%) logstash
9 2 (1.24%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (1.24%) Prometheus
9 2 (1.24%) SCCM
9 2 (1.24%) Sysdig
9 2 (1.24%) Terraform
9 2 (1.24%) vRealize
10 1 (0.62%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.62%) Rancher
10 1 (0.62%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 22 (13.66%) Google
2 17 (10.56%) Oracle
3 10 (6.21%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.11%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.48%) Adobe
5 4 (2.48%) webMethods
6 3 (1.86%) CA
6 3 (1.86%) Cisco
6 3 (1.86%) IBM
6 3 (1.86%) NetApp
6 3 (1.86%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.24%) ATG
7 2 (1.24%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.24%) Demandware
7 2 (1.24%) Hortonworks
7 2 (1.24%) hybris
7 2 (1.24%) SAP
7 2 (1.24%) SolarWinds
7 2 (1.24%) Twitter
8 1 (0.62%) F5