Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 185 203 225
Rank change year-on-year +18 +22 -6
Contract jobs citing GitHub 51 165 155
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.70% 1.11% 0.92%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.67% 4.14% 4.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 76 104
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% -7.83%
10th Percentile £304 £294 £363
90th Percentile £639 £638 £531
England median daily rate £500 £525 £489
% change year-on-year -4.76% +7.42% +8.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £33.54
% change year-on-year +14.29% +4.35% -19.18%

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 1,907 3,988 3,319
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.10% 26.81% 19.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,260 2,586 2,031
Median daily rate £465 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.54% +2.78% -
10th Percentile £225 £300 £300
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 63 39
Median hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £18.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +65.70% +9.73%
10th Percentile £16.13 £13.37 £11.10
90th Percentile £47.00 £78.57 £37.50
Median hourly rate £30.00 £21.16 £20.00
% change year-on-year +41.78% +5.80% +5.49%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +31 22 £520 +6.67% 10
Thames Valley +27 11 £550 +22.22% 4
Surrey +52 7 £550 +10.00% 2
West Sussex +8 6 £475 -
Berkshire +45 5 £500 +33.33% 1
Kent +29 5 £308 +42.20%
Oxfordshire +24 4 £640 +34.74% 2
Buckinghamshire +19 2 £425 -19.05% 1
GitHub
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 31 (60.78%) DevOps
2 29 (56.86%) Jenkins
3 24 (47.06%) Linux
3 24 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (43.14%) Windows
4 22 (43.14%) Docker
5 21 (41.18%) Kubernetes
5 21 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (39.22%) JIRA
7 19 (37.25%) Configuration Management
7 19 (37.25%) Ansible
7 19 (37.25%) AWS
8 17 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 17 (33.33%) Python
9 16 (31.37%) Scrum
10 15 (29.41%) Test Automation
10 15 (29.41%) Azure
10 15 (29.41%) Puppet
10 15 (29.41%) Software Delivery
10 15 (29.41%) Terraform
11 14 (27.45%) Selenium
12 13 (25.49%) Kanban
12 13 (25.49%) MariaDB
13 12 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
13 12 (23.53%) Continuous Delivery
13 12 (23.53%) GitLab
13 12 (23.53%) Atlassian
14 11 (21.57%) Release Management
14 11 (21.57%) Groovy
14 11 (21.57%) Java

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 11 (21.57%) Confluence
2 9 (17.65%) Apache Spark
3 8 (15.69%) Tomcat
4 7 (13.73%) nginx
5 5 (9.80%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (9.80%) GemFire
5 5 (9.80%) WebSphere
6 3 (5.88%) Apache
7 2 (3.92%) Jetty
7 2 (3.92%) Jupyter
8 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.96%) IIS
8 1 (1.96%) JBoss
8 1 (1.96%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.96%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (37.25%) AWS
2 15 (29.41%) Azure
3 6 (11.76%) Amazon S3
3 6 (11.76%) OpenShift
4 5 (9.80%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (9.80%) Amazon ECS
4 5 (9.80%) Amazon ELB
4 5 (9.80%) Amazon EMR
4 5 (9.80%) Amazon Kinesis
5 4 (7.84%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (3.92%) Google Analytics
7 1 (1.96%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (1.96%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.96%) GCP
7 1 (1.96%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (1.96%) IaaS
7 1 (1.96%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) DSL
2 3 (5.88%) Firewall
2 3 (5.88%) Reverse Proxy
2 3 (5.88%) SNMP
2 3 (5.88%) VLAN
3 2 (3.92%) BGP
3 2 (3.92%) Internet
4 1 (1.96%) HTTP
4 1 (1.96%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.96%) Network Security
4 1 (1.96%) SAN
4 1 (1.96%) SSL
4 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.49%) MariaDB
2 8 (15.69%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (7.84%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (7.84%) Hadoop
4 3 (5.88%) Big Data
4 3 (5.88%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.88%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.92%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (3.92%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.92%) Cosmos DB
5 2 (3.92%) Semantic Layer
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.96%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.96%) HBase
6 1 (1.96%) Impala
6 1 (1.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 29 (56.86%) Jenkins
2 20 (39.22%) JIRA
3 17 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 14 (27.45%) Selenium
5 12 (23.53%) GitLab
6 10 (19.61%) Sonatype Nexus
7 9 (17.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (15.69%) Cucumber
9 6 (11.76%) SonarQube
10 5 (9.80%) Liquibase
10 5 (9.80%) Maven
10 5 (9.80%) NUnit
10 5 (9.80%) Protractor
10 5 (9.80%) ReSharper
10 5 (9.80%) StyleCop
10 5 (9.80%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (7.84%) Ant
11 4 (7.84%) Gradle
12 3 (5.88%) Bitbucket
13 2 (3.92%) Artifactory
General
1 6 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Back Office
2 1 (1.96%) Banking
2 1 (1.96%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 24 (47.06%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (25.49%) Developer
3 5 (9.80%) .NET Developer
3 5 (9.80%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (9.80%) C# Developer
3 5 (9.80%) C# WCF Developer
3 5 (9.80%) Senior DevOps
3 5 (9.80%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 5 (9.80%) WCF Developer
4 4 (7.84%) AWS DevOps
4 4 (7.84%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Architect
5 3 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Development Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Data Architect
6 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (3.92%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.57%) AngularJS
2 9 (17.65%) HTML
3 7 (13.73%) .NET
3 7 (13.73%) jQuery
3 7 (13.73%) Web Services
4 6 (11.76%) .NET Framework
4 6 (11.76%) HTML5
4 6 (11.76%) LEMP Stack
5 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (9.80%) Kafka
5 5 (9.80%) Node.js
5 5 (9.80%) OAuth
5 5 (9.80%) OpenID
5 5 (9.80%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (9.80%) REST
5 5 (9.80%) WCF
5 5 (9.80%) WireMock
6 4 (7.84%) CSS
6 4 (7.84%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.92%) Clustering
2 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.96%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (47.06%) Linux
2 22 (43.14%) Windows
3 9 (17.65%) Windows Server
4 8 (15.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (13.73%) CentOS
6 4 (7.84%) CoreOS
6 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2016
7 3 (5.88%) Windows 10
8 2 (3.92%) Ubuntu
8 2 (3.92%) Unix
9 1 (1.96%) Kali Linux
9 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (60.78%) DevOps
2 24 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (37.25%) Configuration Management
5 16 (31.37%) Scrum
6 15 (29.41%) Software Delivery
6 15 (29.41%) Test Automation
7 13 (25.49%) Kanban
8 12 (23.53%) Continuous Delivery
9 11 (21.57%) Release Management
10 8 (15.69%) ITIL
10 8 (15.69%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 8 (15.69%) SDLC
11 6 (11.76%) Infrastructure as Code
11 6 (11.76%) Migration
12 5 (9.80%) Machine Learning
12 5 (9.80%) MVC
12 5 (9.80%) MVVM
12 5 (9.80%) TDD
12 5 (9.80%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (33.33%) Python
2 11 (21.57%) Groovy
2 11 (21.57%) Java
3 10 (19.61%) JavaScript
4 9 (17.65%) C#
5 8 (15.69%) Bash Shell
5 8 (15.69%) SQL
6 5 (9.80%) Korn
6 5 (9.80%) Shell Script
7 4 (7.84%) Scala
8 3 (5.88%) Go
8 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
8 3 (5.88%) Ruby
9 1 (1.96%) Haskell
9 1 (1.96%) Perl
9 1 (1.96%) PHP
9 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (19.61%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) CCDA
3 1 (1.96%) CEH
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.96%) Degree
3 1 (1.96%) ISEB
3 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) Data Quality
1 2 (3.92%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) HL7
System Software
1 22 (43.14%) Docker
2 3 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.88%) vSphere
3 2 (3.92%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.96%) HDFS
4 1 (1.96%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 21 (41.18%) Kubernetes
2 19 (37.25%) Ansible
3 15 (29.41%) Puppet
3 15 (29.41%) Terraform
4 12 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (7.84%) Grafana
6 3 (5.88%) Kibana
6 3 (5.88%) Packer
6 3 (5.88%) Prometheus
6 3 (5.88%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.96%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (1.96%) logstash
7 1 (1.96%) Netcool
7 1 (1.96%) Oozie
7 1 (1.96%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (23.53%) Atlassian
2 8 (15.69%) ServiceNow
3 7 (13.73%) Oracle
4 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 4 (7.84%) VMware
6 3 (5.88%) Dell
6 3 (5.88%) EMC
6 3 (5.88%) Google
6 3 (5.88%) Splunk
7 2 (3.92%) Cognos
8 1 (1.96%) Automation Anywhere
8 1 (1.96%) Blue Prism
8 1 (1.96%) Citrix
8 1 (1.96%) Mapbox
8 1 (1.96%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (1.96%) Sonatype
8 1 (1.96%) webMethods