Period
to 1 October 2020

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 1 October 2020 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
1 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 104 195 239
Rank change year-on-year +91 +44 -11
Contract jobs citing GitHub 53 163 148
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 1.54% 1.15% 0.91%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.95% 4.18% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 84 110
Median daily rate £510 £481 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.97% +1.32% -
10th Percentile £400 £325 £363
90th Percentile £520 £634 £600
England median daily rate £485 £513 £500
% change year-on-year -5.37% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £52.50 -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £43.50 £51.00
% change year-on-year -19.54% -14.71% -18.40%

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 891 3,902 3,464
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.83% 27.43% 21.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 591 2,494 2,215
Median daily rate £477 £458 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.34% +1.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £303 £263 £301
90th Percentile £645 £613 £600
England median daily rate £500 £500 £478
% change year-on-year - +4.71% +3.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 96 42
Median hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.75% +128.57% +6.06%
10th Percentile £13.94 £16.25 £10.58
90th Percentile £57.50 £83.75 £80.03
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year +55.56% +20.00% -6.25%

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 1 October 2020.

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 1 October 2020. 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 +66 32 £510 +4.62% 3
Thames Valley +87 14 £444 -1.39% 8
Berkshire +81 12 £475 -5.00% 6
West Sussex +42 6 £504 +0.80%
Oxfordshire +38 1 £350 -15.66%
Buckinghamshire +37 1 - - 2
GitHub
England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2020, 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 42 (79.25%) Git (software)
2 38 (71.70%) Continuous Integration
3 35 (66.04%) Linux
3 35 (66.04%) DevOps
4 34 (64.15%) Docker
5 33 (62.26%) Jenkins
6 32 (60.38%) Kubernetes
6 32 (60.38%) Terraform
7 31 (58.49%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (54.72%) Configuration Management
8 29 (54.72%) Packer
9 28 (52.83%) GitLab
9 28 (52.83%) JIRA
10 27 (50.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 27 (50.94%) Windows
10 27 (50.94%) Infrastructure as Code
11 26 (49.06%) CentOS
11 26 (49.06%) Puppet
12 25 (47.17%) PowerShell
13 24 (45.28%) Python
13 24 (45.28%) Windows Server
14 23 (43.40%) Opscode Chef
14 23 (43.40%) Ansible
14 23 (43.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 23 (43.40%) Security Cleared
14 23 (43.40%) Firewall
14 23 (43.40%) Windows Server 2016
15 22 (41.51%) VMware
15 22 (41.51%) VMware Infrastructure
15 22 (41.51%) SC Cleared

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 5 (9.43%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (7.55%) Apache
2 4 (7.55%) nginx
3 3 (5.66%) Confluence
3 3 (5.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (3.77%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.89%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.89%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.89%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (3.77%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.75%) AWS
2 8 (15.09%) Azure
3 6 (11.32%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (11.32%) AWS CodePipeline
3 6 (11.32%) Serverless
3 6 (11.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 5 (9.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 5 (9.43%) Amazon S3
4 5 (9.43%) Amazon SQS
4 5 (9.43%) AWS CloudTrail
4 5 (9.43%) AWS CodeBuild
4 5 (9.43%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (7.55%) Amazon EKS
6 3 (5.66%) Amazon Glacier
6 3 (5.66%) AWS CodeDeploy
6 3 (5.66%) Firebase
6 3 (5.66%) Route 53
7 2 (3.77%) Amazon ECS
7 2 (3.77%) GCP
8 1 (1.89%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 23 (43.40%) Firewall
2 22 (41.51%) Reverse Proxy
2 22 (41.51%) VLAN
3 12 (22.64%) SNMP
4 1 (1.89%) DNS
4 1 (1.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (3.77%) Big Data
2 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.77%) MySQL
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (1.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (1.89%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.89%) Blockchain
3 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.89%) Impala
3 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 42 (79.25%) Git (software)
2 33 (62.26%) Jenkins
3 28 (52.83%) GitLab
3 28 (52.83%) JIRA
4 27 (50.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (13.21%) Selenium
6 5 (9.43%) Spinnaker
7 4 (7.55%) Android Studio
7 4 (7.55%) Bitbucket
8 3 (5.66%) Ant
8 3 (5.66%) Cucumber
8 3 (5.66%) Maven
8 3 (5.66%) SonarQube
8 3 (5.66%) Subversion
8 3 (5.66%) Terragrunt
9 2 (3.77%) JDeveloper
9 2 (3.77%) Rational Rose
9 2 (3.77%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (1.89%) TestNG
General
1 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.77%) Law
3 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.89%) Marketing
3 1 (1.89%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 25 (47.17%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (16.98%) Developer
2 9 (16.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (9.43%) AWS DevOps
3 5 (9.43%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 5 (9.43%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (5.66%) Architect
5 3 (5.66%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Consultant
5 3 (5.66%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Android Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (3.77%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (1.89%) Applications Development Manager
7 1 (1.89%) Applications Manager
7 1 (1.89%) Python Developer
7 1 (1.89%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (32.08%) REST
1 17 (32.08%) RESTful
2 14 (26.42%) Elastic Stack
3 12 (22.64%) gRPC
3 12 (22.64%) Swagger
4 7 (13.21%) Web Services
5 5 (9.43%) Node.js
6 4 (7.55%) SOAP
7 3 (5.66%) HTML
7 3 (5.66%) OAuth
7 3 (5.66%) SAML
7 3 (5.66%) XML
8 2 (3.77%) .NET
8 2 (3.77%) Grok
8 2 (3.77%) Middleware
8 2 (3.77%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (3.77%) XSLT
9 1 (1.89%) Android SDK
9 1 (1.89%) React
9 1 (1.89%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Cloud Native
2 3 (5.66%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.89%) Blog
3 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.89%) e-Health
3 1 (1.89%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 35 (66.04%) Linux
2 27 (50.94%) Windows
3 26 (49.06%) CentOS
4 24 (45.28%) Windows Server
5 23 (43.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (43.40%) Windows Server 2016
6 22 (41.51%) Windows 10
7 5 (9.43%) Unix
8 4 (7.55%) Android
9 3 (5.66%) Debian
9 3 (5.66%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.89%) MVS
10 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (71.70%) Continuous Integration
2 35 (66.04%) DevOps
3 31 (58.49%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (54.72%) Configuration Management
5 27 (50.94%) Infrastructure as Code
6 22 (41.51%) Continuous Delivery
6 22 (41.51%) Continuous Deployment
7 21 (39.62%) Microservices
8 13 (24.53%) Systems Engineering
9 9 (16.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 9 (16.98%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 9 (16.98%) Scrum
9 9 (16.98%) Test Automation
10 6 (11.32%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (11.32%) Mentoring
11 5 (9.43%) Kanban
11 5 (9.43%) Migration
11 5 (9.43%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (9.43%) Software Engineering
11 5 (9.43%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 25 (47.17%) PowerShell
2 24 (45.28%) Python
3 17 (32.08%) Bash Shell
3 17 (32.08%) Go
4 12 (22.64%) C#
5 11 (20.75%) Java
6 10 (18.87%) JavaScript
6 10 (18.87%) Ruby
7 7 (13.21%) SQL
8 6 (11.32%) Scala
9 5 (9.43%) Java 8
10 3 (5.66%) Kotlin
10 3 (5.66%) PHP
10 3 (5.66%) PL/SQL
11 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
11 2 (3.77%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 1 (1.89%) C
12 1 (1.89%) C++
12 1 (1.89%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (43.40%) Security Cleared
2 22 (41.51%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.55%) AWS Certification
4 2 (3.77%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.77%) Degree
5 1 (1.89%) CAPM
5 1 (1.89%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (64.15%) Docker
2 22 (41.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (41.51%) vSphere
3 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.89%) UAG
Systems Management
1 32 (60.38%) Kubernetes
1 32 (60.38%) Terraform
2 29 (54.72%) Packer
3 26 (49.06%) Puppet
4 23 (43.40%) Ansible
4 23 (43.40%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (28.30%) Prometheus
6 12 (22.64%) Grafana
6 12 (22.64%) ZABBIX
7 5 (9.43%) Kibana
8 2 (3.77%) logstash
9 1 (1.89%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (1.89%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (1.89%) HAProxy
9 1 (1.89%) Oozie
Vendors
1 22 (41.51%) Atlassian
1 22 (41.51%) VMware
2 12 (22.64%) Dell
2 12 (22.64%) EMC
2 12 (22.64%) Splunk
3 5 (9.43%) Google
4 4 (7.55%) Oracle
5 3 (5.66%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.77%) Cisco
6 2 (3.77%) CyberArk
6 2 (3.77%) IBM
6 2 (3.77%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.77%) Sparx
7 1 (1.89%) Broadcom
7 1 (1.89%) CA
7 1 (1.89%) Juniper
7 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.89%) Sitecore