Period
to 23 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 219 226 343
Rank change year-on-year +7 +117 +11
Contract jobs citing GitHub 157 146 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.92% 0.91% 0.27%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.67% 6.71% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 90 40
South East median daily rate £445 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.32% +15.15% +3.06%
10th Percentile £325 £314 £306
90th Percentile £538 £580 £489
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
South East median hourly rate - £42.50 -
England median hourly rate £32.77 £40.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year -18.08% -8.57% +75.00%

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 3,363 2,176 1,825
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 19.81% 13.55% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,117 1,373 1,183
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £270 £264
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
England median daily rate £480 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +3.78% +2.78% +9.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 31 26
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.67% -23.51% -12.84%
10th Percentile £11.73 £11.25 £13.25
90th Percentile £51.25 £37.75 £48.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -2.44% +7.89% -15.56%

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 July 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 July 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
Thames Valley -27 57 £425 -19.05% 21
Hampshire +23 49 £425 -2.86% 18
Surrey -23 29 £500 +17.65% 3
Berkshire -12 25 £450 +28.57% 13
Oxfordshire -29 18 £425 -22.73% 3
West Sussex +8 15 £433 -11.42% 1
Buckinghamshire +23 14 £475 +18.75% 5
East Sussex +3 7 £450 +20.00% 4
Middlesex -1 1 £440 +109.52%
M4 Corridor - 1 £450 -
Kent - 1 £300 - 2
GitHub
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 89 (56.69%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (50.32%) Java
3 73 (46.50%) Continuous Integration
4 72 (45.86%) Linux
5 68 (43.31%) Jenkins
6 66 (42.04%) JavaScript
7 63 (40.13%) Git (software)
8 60 (38.22%) DevOps
9 54 (34.39%) TDD
10 53 (33.76%) Test Automation
10 53 (33.76%) Microservices
11 47 (29.94%) JSON
12 46 (29.30%) AngularJS
13 45 (28.66%) Scrum
14 44 (28.03%) jQuery
15 42 (26.75%) Amazon AWS
16 38 (24.20%) Puppet
16 38 (24.20%) Apache
16 38 (24.20%) Kafka
17 36 (22.93%) Spring
17 36 (22.93%) Cucumber
18 35 (22.29%) HTML
18 35 (22.29%) Unix
18 35 (22.29%) CSS
19 34 (21.66%) HBase
19 34 (21.66%) Docker
19 34 (21.66%) HDFS
20 32 (20.38%) Cloud Foundry
20 32 (20.38%) REST
21 31 (19.75%) RabbitMQ

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 38 (24.20%) Apache
2 32 (20.38%) Cloud Foundry
3 28 (17.83%) Apache Spark
4 16 (10.19%) JBoss
5 13 (8.28%) GemFire
5 13 (8.28%) nginx
6 12 (7.64%) WebSphere
7 10 (6.37%) CMS
7 10 (6.37%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (4.46%) Drupal
9 6 (3.82%) Confluence
9 6 (3.82%) Tomcat
10 5 (3.18%) WordPress
11 4 (2.55%) WebLogic
12 3 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (1.27%) IIS
13 2 (1.27%) NetWeaver
14 1 (0.64%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Magento
1 2 (1.27%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 42 (26.75%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (17.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (12.10%) SaaS
4 15 (9.55%) PaaS
5 12 (7.64%) Serverless
6 9 (5.73%) OpenShift
7 8 (5.10%) Google Analytics
8 7 (4.46%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (3.82%) IBM Cloud
10 5 (3.18%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (2.55%) IaaS
12 3 (1.91%) npm
13 2 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (1.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 1 (0.64%) AWS Lambda
14 1 (0.64%) AWS OpsWorks
14 1 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
14 1 (0.64%) Google Play
14 1 (0.64%) Quay.io
14 1 (0.64%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.01%) TCP/IP
2 9 (5.73%) HTTP
3 8 (5.10%) SSL
4 5 (3.18%) VPN
5 4 (2.55%) DNS
6 2 (1.27%) SMS
7 1 (0.64%) Firewall
7 1 (0.64%) FTP
7 1 (0.64%) NAS
7 1 (0.64%) SAN
7 1 (0.64%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (21.66%) HBase
2 30 (19.11%) Hadoop
3 24 (15.29%) Big Data
4 23 (14.65%) NoSQL
5 16 (10.19%) Parquet
6 12 (7.64%) Apache Hive
7 9 (5.73%) MongoDB
7 9 (5.73%) MySQL
7 9 (5.73%) SQL Server
8 7 (4.46%) Relational Database
9 6 (3.82%) RDBMS
10 5 (3.18%) Cosmos DB
11 4 (2.55%) Oracle Database
11 4 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (1.27%) GIS
13 2 (1.27%) OLTP
14 1 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
14 1 (0.64%) DB2
Development Applications
1 68 (43.31%) Jenkins
2 63 (40.13%) Git (software)
3 36 (22.93%) Cucumber
4 19 (12.10%) Gradle
4 19 (12.10%) JUnit
5 18 (11.46%) IntelliJ
5 18 (11.46%) Selenium
6 17 (10.83%) gulp
7 16 (10.19%) Eclipse
7 16 (10.19%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (9.55%) JIRA
8 15 (9.55%) Visual Studio Team System
9 14 (8.92%) Protractor
10 12 (7.64%) Artifactory
10 12 (7.64%) Maven
11 10 (6.37%) Sonatype Nexus
12 8 (5.10%) Grunt
12 8 (5.10%) Vagrant
13 7 (4.46%) Ant
14 6 (3.82%) JMeter
General
1 26 (16.56%) Finance
2 4 (2.55%) Advertising
3 3 (1.91%) Banking
4 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.64%) Games
4 1 (0.64%) Marketing
4 1 (0.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 93 (59.24%) Developer
2 31 (19.75%) DevOps Engineer
3 22 (14.01%) Web Developer
4 20 (12.74%) Java Developer
5 14 (8.92%) Big Data Developer
6 9 (5.73%) Architect
6 9 (5.73%) Development Engineer
7 8 (5.10%) Big Data Engineer
7 8 (5.10%) Hadoop Developer
7 8 (5.10%) Java Engineer
7 8 (5.10%) JavaScript Developer
7 8 (5.10%) PHP Developer
8 7 (4.46%) Automation Engineer
8 7 (4.46%) Senior Automation Engineer
8 7 (4.46%) Software Developer
9 6 (3.82%) Tester
10 5 (3.18%) .NET Developer
10 5 (3.18%) Azure DevOps
10 5 (3.18%) Lead .NET Developer
10 5 (3.18%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (29.94%) JSON
2 46 (29.30%) AngularJS
3 44 (28.03%) jQuery
4 38 (24.20%) Kafka
5 36 (22.93%) Spring
6 35 (22.29%) CSS
6 35 (22.29%) HTML
7 32 (20.38%) REST
8 31 (19.75%) RabbitMQ
9 30 (19.11%) RESTful
10 28 (17.83%) Middleware
11 24 (15.29%) Node.js
12 16 (10.19%) Apache Avro
12 16 (10.19%) Gherkin
13 15 (9.55%) Web Services
14 14 (8.92%) .NET
15 13 (8.28%) XML
16 12 (7.64%) Ajax
16 12 (7.64%) Drools
16 12 (7.64%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 29 (18.47%) Virtual Team
2 28 (17.83%) Linux Command Line
3 15 (9.55%) Greenfield Project
4 14 (8.92%) User Experience
5 8 (5.10%) Mobile App
6 6 (3.82%) Computer Science
7 5 (3.18%) PKI
8 4 (2.55%) Fintech
9 3 (1.91%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.91%) e-Health
10 2 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.27%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.64%) Clustering
11 1 (0.64%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.64%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 72 (45.86%) Linux
2 35 (22.29%) Unix
3 18 (11.46%) Windows
4 7 (4.46%) Apple iOS
4 7 (4.46%) Ubuntu
5 6 (3.82%) CentOS
6 4 (2.55%) Android
7 3 (1.91%) CoreOS
7 3 (1.91%) DC/OS
7 3 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.64%) AIX
8 1 (0.64%) Debian
8 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (56.69%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (46.50%) Continuous Integration
3 60 (38.22%) DevOps
4 54 (34.39%) TDD
5 53 (33.76%) Microservices
5 53 (33.76%) Test Automation
6 45 (28.66%) Scrum
7 28 (17.83%) Open Source
8 27 (17.20%) BDD
8 27 (17.20%) Web Development
9 26 (16.56%) OO
10 19 (12.10%) Configuration Management
11 18 (11.46%) Front End Development
12 17 (10.83%) ATDD
13 16 (10.19%) Benchmarking
14 15 (9.55%) OOP
14 15 (9.55%) Software Engineering
15 13 (8.28%) Scaled Agile Framework
16 12 (7.64%) Software Testing
16 12 (7.64%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 79 (50.32%) Java
2 66 (42.04%) JavaScript
3 31 (19.75%) Shell Script
4 25 (15.92%) SQL
5 23 (14.65%) C#
6 22 (14.01%) Ruby
7 19 (12.10%) PHP
7 19 (12.10%) Python
8 14 (8.92%) Perl
8 14 (8.92%) PowerShell
9 10 (6.37%) Bash Shell
10 8 (5.10%) Go
11 7 (4.46%) Groovy
12 6 (3.82%) Haskell
12 6 (3.82%) Scala
13 5 (3.18%) Apple Swift
13 5 (3.18%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.91%) Java 8
14 3 (1.91%) PL/SQL
15 2 (1.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 24 (15.29%) Degree
2 6 (3.82%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.18%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.55%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.27%) OCA
5 2 (1.27%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.64%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (12.74%) QA
System Software
1 34 (21.66%) Docker
1 34 (21.66%) HDFS
2 30 (19.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 8 (5.10%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (3.18%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.91%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.64%) Ceph
6 1 (0.64%) etcd
6 1 (0.64%) flannel
6 1 (0.64%) GlusterFS
6 1 (0.64%) SkyDNS
Systems Management
1 38 (24.20%) Puppet
2 19 (12.10%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (10.19%) Hadoop YARN
4 14 (8.92%) Ansible
5 10 (6.37%) Kubernetes
6 9 (5.73%) Kibana
7 6 (3.82%) Grafana
7 6 (3.82%) Single Sign-On
8 5 (3.18%) Terraform
9 4 (2.55%) HAProxy
10 3 (1.91%) Capistrano
10 3 (1.91%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 3 (1.91%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 3 (1.91%) Prometheus
10 3 (1.91%) Sysdig
11 2 (1.27%) logstash
11 2 (1.27%) SCCM
11 2 (1.27%) vRealize
12 1 (0.64%) Graphite
12 1 (0.64%) rkt
Vendors
1 17 (10.83%) Google
2 13 (8.28%) Oracle
3 7 (4.46%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.55%) Adobe
4 4 (2.55%) Apple
4 4 (2.55%) webMethods
5 3 (1.91%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.91%) CA
5 3 (1.91%) Cisco
5 3 (1.91%) NetApp
6 2 (1.27%) ATG
6 2 (1.27%) Demandware
6 2 (1.27%) F5
6 2 (1.27%) Hortonworks
6 2 (1.27%) hybris
6 2 (1.27%) IBM
6 2 (1.27%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.27%) SAP
6 2 (1.27%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.27%) SolarWinds