Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 201 254 271
Rank change year-on-year +53 +17 +52
Contract jobs citing GitHub 209 115 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.25% 0.69% 0.66%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.72% 3.93% 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 60 87
South East median daily rate £475 £463 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +5.71% +9.31%
10th Percentile £363 £375 £306
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £51.25 £62.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -18.00% +73.61% +35.85%

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 3,651 2,924 1,990
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.92% 17.48% 12.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,326 1,818 1,273
South East median daily rate £455 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.06% -2.86% +6.06%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £600 £575 £588
England median daily rate £495 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 46 34
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -12.33% +14.06%
10th Percentile £12.10 £10.63 £12.09
90th Percentile £70.05 £43.31 £56.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% -12.20%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 +30 86 £450 +5.88% 20
Thames Valley +44 82 £500 -2.44% 31
Berkshire +3 37 £475 -2.56% 15
Surrey -9 26 £401 -8.46% 7
Buckinghamshire +52 25 £475 - 8
Oxfordshire +18 20 £600 +14.29% 8
West Sussex +2 13 £539 +34.85% 1
Kent - 3 £300 - 2
East Sussex -6 2 - - 1
M4 Corridor - 1 £450 -
GitHub
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 124 (59.33%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (49.76%) Git (software)
3 93 (44.50%) Continuous Integration
4 92 (44.02%) Jenkins
5 89 (42.58%) Java
6 88 (42.11%) DevOps
7 77 (36.84%) Linux
8 74 (35.41%) JavaScript
9 65 (31.10%) Selenium
10 55 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
11 54 (25.84%) BDD
12 52 (24.88%) JSON
13 49 (23.44%) Test Automation
13 49 (23.44%) TDD
14 48 (22.97%) Docker
15 47 (22.49%) Windows
15 47 (22.49%) Amazon AWS
16 46 (22.01%) CSS
17 45 (21.53%) REST
18 44 (21.05%) AngularJS
18 44 (21.05%) Puppet
18 44 (21.05%) HTML
19 42 (20.10%) NoSQL
20 41 (19.62%) J2EE
20 41 (19.62%) C#
20 41 (19.62%) Ansible
20 41 (19.62%) Kubernetes
21 40 (19.14%) SQL
21 40 (19.14%) Scrum
22 39 (18.66%) Configuration Management

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 27 (12.92%) Apache
2 13 (6.22%) Cloud Foundry
2 13 (6.22%) Confluence
2 13 (6.22%) nginx
3 11 (5.26%) Tomcat
4 10 (4.78%) Apache Spark
5 9 (4.31%) WebLogic
6 7 (3.35%) WebSphere
7 6 (2.87%) JBoss
8 5 (2.39%) GemFire
8 5 (2.39%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (1.91%) CMS
10 3 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (1.44%) WordPress
11 1 (0.48%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.48%) Drupal
11 1 (0.48%) IBM Transformation Extender
Applications
1 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.48%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 55 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (22.49%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (9.57%) Cloud Computing
4 19 (9.09%) SaaS
5 15 (7.18%) Serverless
6 11 (5.26%) Google Analytics
7 10 (4.78%) OpenShift
7 10 (4.78%) PaaS
8 9 (4.31%) Google Play
9 7 (3.35%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (3.35%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (3.35%) NuGet
10 5 (2.39%) Azure Functions
11 4 (1.91%) Office 365
12 3 (1.44%) Force.com
13 2 (0.96%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.96%) BrowserStack
13 2 (0.96%) IBM Cloud
13 2 (0.96%) npm
13 2 (0.96%) Quay.io
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.66%) TCP/IP
2 15 (7.18%) HTTP
3 11 (5.26%) SSL
4 5 (2.39%) DSL
4 5 (2.39%) VPN
5 4 (1.91%) Firewall
5 4 (1.91%) Network Security
6 3 (1.44%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.96%) DNS
7 2 (0.96%) Internet
7 2 (0.96%) NAS
7 2 (0.96%) SAN
7 2 (0.96%) SSH
8 1 (0.48%) FTP
8 1 (0.48%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (20.10%) NoSQL
2 26 (12.44%) Hadoop
2 26 (12.44%) HBase
3 24 (11.48%) Cloudant
4 17 (8.13%) Parquet
4 17 (8.13%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (7.66%) Amazon RDS
5 16 (7.66%) Big Data
5 16 (7.66%) MongoDB
6 9 (4.31%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.39%) Cosmos DB
7 5 (2.39%) MySQL
7 5 (2.39%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.39%) SQL Server
8 3 (1.44%) BigQuery
8 3 (1.44%) DB2
9 2 (0.96%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.96%) MariaDB
9 2 (0.96%) OLTP
10 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 104 (49.76%) Git (software)
2 92 (44.02%) Jenkins
3 65 (31.10%) Selenium
4 38 (18.18%) Subversion
5 34 (16.27%) Cucumber
6 27 (12.92%) JIRA
6 27 (12.92%) Protractor
7 25 (11.96%) Gradle
8 21 (10.05%) Team Foundation Server
8 21 (10.05%) Visual Studio Team System
9 20 (9.57%) git-flow
10 16 (7.66%) gulp
11 15 (7.18%) IntelliJ
12 14 (6.70%) GitLab
12 14 (6.70%) Maven
13 13 (6.22%) Ant
13 13 (6.22%) Grunt
14 12 (5.74%) JUnit
15 11 (5.26%) Karma Test Runner
15 11 (5.26%) Sublime Text
General
1 28 (13.40%) Finance
2 4 (1.91%) Aerospace
2 4 (1.91%) Manufacturing
3 2 (0.96%) Advertising
3 2 (0.96%) Banking
3 2 (0.96%) Financial Institution
3 2 (0.96%) Law
4 1 (0.48%) Games
Job Titles
1 130 (62.20%) Developer
2 45 (21.53%) DevOps Engineer
3 39 (18.66%) Java Developer
4 14 (6.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 14 (6.70%) JavaScript Developer
4 14 (6.70%) React Developer
5 12 (5.74%) Web Developer
6 10 (4.78%) .NET Developer
6 10 (4.78%) Lead Developer
7 9 (4.31%) Angular Developer
7 9 (4.31%) Architect
8 8 (3.83%) Full Stack Developer
8 8 (3.83%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (3.83%) Xamarin Developer
9 7 (3.35%) Lead .NET Developer
9 7 (3.35%) Test Engineer
10 6 (2.87%) Big Data Developer
10 6 (2.87%) Hadoop Developer
10 6 (2.87%) Mobile Developer
10 6 (2.87%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (24.88%) JSON
2 46 (22.01%) CSS
3 45 (21.53%) REST
4 44 (21.05%) AngularJS
4 44 (21.05%) HTML
5 41 (19.62%) J2EE
6 35 (16.75%) HTML5
7 31 (14.83%) Spring
8 29 (13.88%) Node.js
9 28 (13.40%) Kafka
10 27 (12.92%) React
11 26 (12.44%) jQuery
12 24 (11.48%) RESTful
12 24 (11.48%) Web Services
13 23 (11.00%) RabbitMQ
14 22 (10.53%) Angular 2
15 21 (10.05%) Middleware
15 21 (10.05%) XML
16 19 (9.09%) SOAP
17 17 (8.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.05%) Virtual Team
2 20 (9.57%) Linux Command Line
3 15 (7.18%) User Experience
4 9 (4.31%) PKI
5 7 (3.35%) Data Structures
6 6 (2.87%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (2.87%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.91%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.44%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.44%) Life Science
9 2 (0.96%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.96%) Fintech
9 2 (0.96%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.96%) Replication
10 1 (0.48%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.48%) Bitcoin
10 1 (0.48%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.48%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 77 (36.84%) Linux
2 47 (22.49%) Windows
3 31 (14.83%) Unix
4 14 (6.70%) Apple iOS
5 12 (5.74%) Ubuntu
6 8 (3.83%) Android
7 5 (2.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.96%) AIX
8 2 (0.96%) CoreOS
8 2 (0.96%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (59.33%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (44.50%) Continuous Integration
3 88 (42.11%) DevOps
4 54 (25.84%) BDD
5 49 (23.44%) TDD
5 49 (23.44%) Test Automation
6 40 (19.14%) Scrum
7 39 (18.66%) Configuration Management
8 27 (12.92%) Continuous Delivery
9 23 (11.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 23 (11.00%) Microservices
10 21 (10.05%) Release Management
11 19 (9.09%) Auto-Scaling
11 19 (9.09%) High Availability
11 19 (9.09%) Kanban
11 19 (9.09%) Software Delivery
12 18 (8.61%) Web Development
13 17 (8.13%) Benchmarking
13 17 (8.13%) Front End Development
13 17 (8.13%) OO
Programming Languages
1 89 (42.58%) Java
2 74 (35.41%) JavaScript
3 41 (19.62%) C#
4 40 (19.14%) SQL
5 25 (11.96%) Python
6 22 (10.53%) Groovy
7 21 (10.05%) Shell Script
8 18 (8.61%) Ruby
9 17 (8.13%) Bash Shell
10 15 (7.18%) Perl
10 15 (7.18%) PHP
11 11 (5.26%) Haskell
12 10 (4.78%) Scala
13 9 (4.31%) PowerShell
14 7 (3.35%) C++
14 7 (3.35%) Java 8
15 5 (2.39%) Apple Swift
15 5 (2.39%) Objective-C
16 4 (1.91%) Korn
17 3 (1.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (11.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 18 (8.61%) Degree
4 4 (1.91%) CEH
4 4 (1.91%) CISM
4 4 (1.91%) CISSP
5 3 (1.44%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.44%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.96%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.87%) GDPR
2 5 (2.39%) QA
3 3 (1.44%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.96%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 48 (22.97%) Docker
2 26 (12.44%) HDFS
3 19 (9.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 7 (3.35%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (2.39%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (1.91%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.96%) Ceph
7 2 (0.96%) etcd
7 2 (0.96%) flannel
7 2 (0.96%) GlusterFS
7 2 (0.96%) SkyDNS
Systems Management
1 44 (21.05%) Puppet
2 41 (19.62%) Ansible
2 41 (19.62%) Kubernetes
3 17 (8.13%) Hadoop YARN
4 15 (7.18%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (6.70%) Kibana
6 11 (5.26%) Grafana
6 11 (5.26%) Terraform
7 5 (2.39%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (1.44%) Sysdig
9 2 (0.96%) Graphite
9 2 (0.96%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.96%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (0.96%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (0.96%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.96%) rkt
10 1 (0.48%) HockeyApp
10 1 (0.48%) Salt
Vendors
1 22 (10.53%) Atlassian
1 22 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 21 (10.05%) Google
3 10 (4.78%) Apple
4 8 (3.83%) Oracle
4 8 (3.83%) Xamarin
5 7 (3.35%) ServiceNow
6 6 (2.87%) Adobe
6 6 (2.87%) Red Hat
6 6 (2.87%) webMethods
7 5 (2.39%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.44%) Splunk
8 3 (1.44%) Talend
9 2 (0.96%) F5
9 2 (0.96%) SaltStack