Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 244 222 304
Rank change year-on-year -22 +82 +28
Contract jobs citing GitHub 151 147 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.91% 0.90% 0.48%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.46% 5.82% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 88 67
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.15% -
10th Percentile £363 £350 £306
90th Percentile £600 £580 £503
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
South East median hourly rate - £42.50 -
England median hourly rate £51.00 £62.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -18.40% +92.31% +30.00%

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 3,383 2,526 1,923
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.48% 15.48% 11.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,175 1,608 1,258
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £600 £575 £588
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 31 30
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.15% -15.86% +12.06%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.25 £11.73
90th Percentile £82.25 £39.75 £57.01
England median hourly rate £18.70 £20.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year -7.65% +6.58% -21.21%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -3 68 £475 -9.52% 22
Hampshire 0 45 £450 +5.88% 17
Berkshire +10 33 £450 +5.88% 14
Surrey -27 24 £500 +17.65% 14
Buckinghamshire +33 19 £433 -8.95% 4
Oxfordshire -22 16 £600 +7.14% 4
West Sussex -5 14 £539 +10.48% 4
Kent - 2 £300 - 1
Middlesex +9 1 £440 +4.45%
East Sussex -2 1 - - 2
M4 Corridor - 1 £450 -
GitHub
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 83 (54.97%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (47.02%) Git (software)
3 70 (46.36%) Java
4 64 (42.38%) Continuous Integration
4 64 (42.38%) DevOps
5 63 (41.72%) JavaScript
6 59 (39.07%) Linux
7 54 (35.76%) Jenkins
8 45 (29.80%) Test Automation
9 41 (27.15%) JSON
10 38 (25.17%) SQL
10 38 (25.17%) CSS
11 36 (23.84%) HTML
11 36 (23.84%) Cucumber
11 36 (23.84%) Puppet
12 35 (23.18%) BDD
12 35 (23.18%) NoSQL
12 35 (23.18%) Selenium
13 34 (22.52%) AngularJS
14 33 (21.85%) Docker
14 33 (21.85%) Amazon AWS
14 33 (21.85%) Finance
15 32 (21.19%) TDD
15 32 (21.19%) Microsoft Azure
16 31 (20.53%) Scrum
17 30 (19.87%) Node.js
18 29 (19.21%) REST
18 29 (19.21%) RESTful
18 29 (19.21%) jQuery
19 28 (18.54%) C#

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 22 (14.57%) Apache
2 17 (11.26%) Cloud Foundry
3 15 (9.93%) nginx
4 12 (7.95%) Apache Spark
5 11 (7.28%) GemFire
5 11 (7.28%) Tomcat
6 9 (5.96%) WebSphere
7 7 (4.64%) JBoss
7 7 (4.64%) WebLogic
8 6 (3.97%) Confluence
8 6 (3.97%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (3.31%) CMS
10 3 (1.99%) WordPress
11 2 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (1.32%) Drupal
11 2 (1.32%) IIS
11 2 (1.32%) NetWeaver
12 1 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.66%) IBM Transformation Extender
Applications
1 3 (1.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.66%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Magento
1 2 (1.32%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 33 (21.85%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (21.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (13.25%) SaaS
4 18 (11.92%) PaaS
5 13 (8.61%) Google Analytics
5 13 (8.61%) Serverless
6 9 (5.96%) OpenShift
7 6 (3.97%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (3.31%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (3.31%) Azure Functions
9 4 (2.65%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (2.65%) Office 365
10 3 (1.99%) IaaS
11 2 (1.32%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (1.32%) Force.com
11 2 (1.32%) IBM Cloud
11 2 (1.32%) npm
11 2 (1.32%) Quay.io
11 2 (1.32%) Sauce Labs
12 1 (0.66%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.60%) HTTP
1 16 (10.60%) TCP/IP
2 13 (8.61%) SSL
3 5 (3.31%) DNS
3 5 (3.31%) VPN
4 4 (2.65%) Network Security
5 3 (1.99%) Firewall
6 2 (1.32%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.32%) NAS
6 2 (1.32%) SAN
6 2 (1.32%) SSH
7 1 (0.66%) FTP
7 1 (0.66%) Internet
7 1 (0.66%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (23.18%) NoSQL
2 19 (12.58%) HBase
3 16 (10.60%) MongoDB
4 13 (8.61%) Hadoop
5 9 (5.96%) Apache Hive
5 9 (5.96%) Relational Database
5 9 (5.96%) SQL Server
6 6 (3.97%) Big Data
6 6 (3.97%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (3.31%) Cosmos DB
7 5 (3.31%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.65%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (2.65%) MySQL
9 3 (1.99%) DB2
9 3 (1.99%) Parquet
9 3 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.32%) GIS
10 2 (1.32%) OLTP
10 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.66%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 71 (47.02%) Git (software)
2 54 (35.76%) Jenkins
3 36 (23.84%) Cucumber
4 35 (23.18%) Selenium
5 21 (13.91%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (13.25%) IntelliJ
6 20 (13.25%) JUnit
7 17 (11.26%) Eclipse
7 17 (11.26%) gulp
7 17 (11.26%) Protractor
7 17 (11.26%) Visual Studio Team System
8 14 (9.27%) Maven
8 14 (9.27%) Subversion
9 13 (8.61%) Ant
9 13 (8.61%) Grunt
10 11 (7.28%) Gatling
10 11 (7.28%) Karma Test Runner
10 11 (7.28%) Sublime Text
11 10 (6.62%) git-flow
11 10 (6.62%) JIRA
General
1 33 (21.85%) Finance
2 4 (2.65%) Aerospace
2 4 (2.65%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.99%) Banking
4 2 (1.32%) Advertising
4 2 (1.32%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.66%) Games
5 1 (0.66%) Law
5 1 (0.66%) Retail
Job Titles
1 89 (58.94%) Developer
2 30 (19.87%) DevOps Engineer
3 18 (11.92%) Java Developer
4 11 (7.28%) JavaScript Developer
5 8 (5.30%) Angular Developer
5 8 (5.30%) Java Engineer
5 8 (5.30%) Web Developer
6 7 (4.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 7 (4.64%) Full Stack Developer
6 7 (4.64%) React Developer
7 6 (3.97%) .NET Developer
7 6 (3.97%) Architect
7 6 (3.97%) Automation Engineer
7 6 (3.97%) Lead .NET Developer
7 6 (3.97%) Lead Developer
7 6 (3.97%) Senior Automation Engineer
8 5 (3.31%) Consultant
8 5 (3.31%) Development Engineer
8 5 (3.31%) PHP Developer
8 5 (3.31%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (27.15%) JSON
2 38 (25.17%) CSS
3 36 (23.84%) HTML
4 34 (22.52%) AngularJS
5 30 (19.87%) Node.js
6 29 (19.21%) jQuery
6 29 (19.21%) REST
6 29 (19.21%) RESTful
7 26 (17.22%) HTML5
8 24 (15.89%) Spring
9 21 (13.91%) Web Services
10 20 (13.25%) J2EE
10 20 (13.25%) XML
11 19 (12.58%) React
12 18 (11.92%) Gherkin
13 17 (11.26%) Kafka
13 17 (11.26%) RabbitMQ
14 15 (9.93%) SOAP
15 14 (9.27%) Middleware
16 13 (8.61%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.61%) Virtual Team
2 12 (7.95%) Linux Command Line
3 10 (6.62%) User Experience
4 9 (5.96%) PKI
5 8 (5.30%) Mobile App
6 7 (4.64%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (2.65%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.65%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.99%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.99%) e-Health
8 3 (1.99%) Fintech
9 2 (1.32%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.32%) Life Science
9 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.32%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (1.32%) Replication
10 1 (0.66%) Bitcoin
10 1 (0.66%) Clustering
10 1 (0.66%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.66%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 59 (39.07%) Linux
2 27 (17.88%) Windows
3 24 (15.89%) Unix
4 12 (7.95%) Ubuntu
5 9 (5.96%) Apple iOS
6 6 (3.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (3.31%) Android
8 3 (1.99%) CentOS
9 2 (1.32%) AIX
9 2 (1.32%) CoreOS
9 2 (1.32%) DC/OS
10 1 (0.66%) VMS
10 1 (0.66%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (54.97%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (42.38%) Continuous Integration
2 64 (42.38%) DevOps
3 45 (29.80%) Test Automation
4 35 (23.18%) BDD
5 32 (21.19%) TDD
6 31 (20.53%) Scrum
7 27 (17.88%) Configuration Management
7 27 (17.88%) Microservices
8 25 (16.56%) OO
9 23 (15.23%) Open Source
10 16 (10.60%) Analytics
11 15 (9.93%) ATDD
11 15 (9.93%) Continuous Delivery
12 14 (9.27%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (9.27%) OOP
12 14 (9.27%) Problem-Solving
13 13 (8.61%) Web Development
14 12 (7.95%) Logistics
15 11 (7.28%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 70 (46.36%) Java
2 63 (41.72%) JavaScript
3 38 (25.17%) SQL
4 28 (18.54%) C#
5 22 (14.57%) Ruby
6 21 (13.91%) Python
7 17 (11.26%) Groovy
8 16 (10.60%) Perl
8 16 (10.60%) PHP
9 14 (9.27%) Shell Script
10 13 (8.61%) PowerShell
11 11 (7.28%) Bash Shell
11 11 (7.28%) Haskell
11 11 (7.28%) Scala
12 5 (3.31%) Apple Swift
12 5 (3.31%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.99%) ES6
13 3 (1.99%) Java 8
13 3 (1.99%) TypeScript
13 3 (1.99%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (5.96%) Degree
2 6 (3.97%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.31%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.65%) CEH
4 4 (2.65%) CISM
4 4 (2.65%) CISSP
4 4 (2.65%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.32%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.66%) MCP
6 1 (0.66%) OCA
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.31%) GDPR
2 3 (1.99%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.99%) QA
System Software
1 33 (21.85%) Docker
2 19 (12.58%) HDFS
3 12 (7.95%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 6 (3.97%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (2.65%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (1.99%) Active Directory
6 3 (1.99%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.32%) Ceph
7 2 (1.32%) etcd
7 2 (1.32%) flannel
7 2 (1.32%) GlusterFS
7 2 (1.32%) SkyDNS
Systems Management
1 36 (23.84%) Puppet
2 18 (11.92%) Ansible
3 14 (9.27%) Kubernetes
4 13 (8.61%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (7.95%) Kibana
6 11 (7.28%) Grafana
7 6 (3.97%) Single Sign-On
8 5 (3.31%) Terraform
9 3 (1.99%) Capistrano
9 3 (1.99%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (1.32%) Graphite
10 2 (1.32%) HAProxy
10 2 (1.32%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (1.32%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (1.32%) Prometheus
10 2 (1.32%) rkt
10 2 (1.32%) Sysdig
11 1 (0.66%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 15 (9.93%) Google
2 14 (9.27%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.62%) Oracle
4 7 (4.64%) Adobe
4 7 (4.64%) webMethods
5 6 (3.97%) Atlassian
6 4 (2.65%) Apple
6 4 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.99%) CA
7 3 (1.99%) Cisco
7 3 (1.99%) F5
7 3 (1.99%) NetApp
7 3 (1.99%) Splunk
8 2 (1.32%) ATG
8 2 (1.32%) Demandware
8 2 (1.32%) hybris
8 2 (1.32%) IBM
8 2 (1.32%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.32%) SAP
9 1 (0.66%) ServiceNow