Period
to 17 February 2019

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 17 February 2019 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
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 177 234 259
Rank change year-on-year +57 +25 +73
Contract jobs citing GitHub 219 146 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.39% 0.88% 0.69%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.00% 4.74% 5.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 89 77
South East median daily rate £479 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.46% -2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £374 £368 £310
90th Percentile £600 £575 £600
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £37.50 £62.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -40.00% +73.61% +28.57%

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 3,650 3,077 1,830
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 23.17% 18.51% 11.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,294 1,884 1,140
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £288 £300 £263
90th Percentile £614 £588 £613
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 43 33
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -8.82% -4.21%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.05 £13.25
90th Percentile £65.33 £44.32 £54.15
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% -7.32%

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 17 February 2019.

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 17 February 2019. 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 +31 105 £450 +5.88% 14
Thames Valley +18 53 £525 +21.74% 20
Surrey -8 32 £425 -8.11% 5
West Sussex +5 23 £475 -5.47% 2
Buckinghamshire +36 18 £525 +10.53%
Oxfordshire +25 18 £500 +17.65% 15
Berkshire -9 17 £500 -2.44% 5
Kent - 5 £216 - 3
East Sussex -12 1 - - 3
GitHub
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, 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.

1 148 (67.58%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (55.71%) Git (software)
3 121 (55.25%) Jenkins
4 101 (46.12%) Continuous Integration
5 98 (44.75%) Linux
6 94 (42.92%) DevOps
7 91 (41.55%) Java
8 81 (36.99%) Selenium
9 74 (33.79%) JavaScript
10 71 (32.42%) REST
11 67 (30.59%) Docker
12 63 (28.77%) JSON
13 62 (28.31%) BDD
13 62 (28.31%) J2EE
14 60 (27.40%) Microsoft Azure
15 59 (26.94%) TDD
15 59 (26.94%) Windows
16 58 (26.48%) Unix
17 55 (25.11%) Apache
17 55 (25.11%) Test Automation
18 53 (24.20%) Spring
19 52 (23.74%) Configuration Management
19 52 (23.74%) AngularJS
20 51 (23.29%) Ansible
20 51 (23.29%) SQL
21 50 (22.83%) CSS
21 50 (22.83%) Puppet
22 48 (21.92%) HTML
23 47 (21.46%) Kubernetes
23 47 (21.46%) Kafka

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 55 (25.11%) Apache
2 27 (12.33%) nginx
3 20 (9.13%) Confluence
3 20 (9.13%) WebLogic
4 19 (8.68%) Tomcat
5 17 (7.76%) JBoss
6 15 (6.85%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (5.02%) Cloud Foundry
8 10 (4.57%) Apache Spark
9 7 (3.20%) Traefik
10 3 (1.37%) GemFire
11 1 (0.46%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.46%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (2.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.37%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 60 (27.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (19.63%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (11.87%) Cloud Computing
4 19 (8.68%) Google Analytics
5 13 (5.94%) Google Play
6 12 (5.48%) NuGet
7 8 (3.65%) OpenShift
8 5 (2.28%) Amazon S3
8 5 (2.28%) BrowserStack
8 5 (2.28%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (2.28%) PaaS
9 3 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (1.37%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (1.37%) Amazon EMR
9 3 (1.37%) Amazon Kinesis
9 3 (1.37%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (1.37%) Serverless
9 3 (1.37%) TestFlight
10 2 (0.91%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (10.05%) HTTP
2 20 (9.13%) TCP/IP
3 19 (8.68%) SSL
4 7 (3.20%) DSL
5 5 (2.28%) SSH
6 4 (1.83%) Internet
7 3 (1.37%) Firewall
8 2 (0.91%) DNS
8 2 (0.91%) LAN
8 2 (0.91%) WAN
9 1 (0.46%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.46%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.46%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.46%) NAS
9 1 (0.46%) Network Security
9 1 (0.46%) SAN
9 1 (0.46%) SMTP
9 1 (0.46%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (20.09%) NoSQL
2 36 (16.44%) Hadoop
2 36 (16.44%) HBase
3 32 (14.61%) MongoDB
4 31 (14.16%) Big Data
4 31 (14.16%) Parquet
5 20 (9.13%) PostgreSQL
6 19 (8.68%) Amazon RDS
6 19 (8.68%) Cloudant
7 15 (6.85%) MySQL
8 14 (6.39%) SQL Server
9 9 (4.11%) MariaDB
10 5 (2.28%) Relational Database
11 3 (1.37%) BigQuery
12 2 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.91%) DB2
12 2 (0.91%) Power BI
12 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 122 (55.71%) Git (software)
2 121 (55.25%) Jenkins
3 81 (36.99%) Selenium
4 46 (21.00%) Subversion
5 39 (17.81%) Cucumber
6 38 (17.35%) Gradle
7 33 (15.07%) JIRA
8 25 (11.42%) JUnit
9 24 (10.96%) Protractor
10 23 (10.50%) gulp
11 22 (10.05%) IntelliJ
12 21 (9.59%) git-flow
13 20 (9.13%) Ant
13 20 (9.13%) Grunt
14 19 (8.68%) Eclipse
14 19 (8.68%) Gatling
14 19 (8.68%) Karma Test Runner
14 19 (8.68%) Sublime Text
15 17 (7.76%) GitLab
15 17 (7.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (6.39%) Finance
2 7 (3.20%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.37%) Financial Institution
4 2 (0.91%) Law
4 2 (0.91%) Retail
5 1 (0.46%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.46%) Games
5 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 135 (61.64%) Developer
2 42 (19.18%) DevOps Engineer
3 41 (18.72%) Java Developer
4 17 (7.76%) Hadoop Developer
5 15 (6.85%) .NET Developer
6 14 (6.39%) Architect
6 14 (6.39%) Xamarin Developer
7 13 (5.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 12 (5.48%) React Developer
9 11 (5.02%) Java Hadoop Developer
10 10 (4.57%) Mobile Developer
11 9 (4.11%) AWS Engineer
12 8 (3.65%) JavaScript Developer
12 8 (3.65%) Senior DevOps
12 8 (3.65%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 8 (3.65%) Test Engineer
13 7 (3.20%) Big Data Developer
13 7 (3.20%) Scala Developer
13 7 (3.20%) Solutions Architect
13 7 (3.20%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (32.42%) REST
2 63 (28.77%) JSON
3 62 (28.31%) J2EE
4 53 (24.20%) Spring
5 52 (23.74%) AngularJS
6 50 (22.83%) CSS
7 48 (21.92%) HTML
8 47 (21.46%) Kafka
9 38 (17.35%) HTML5
9 38 (17.35%) Node.js
10 35 (15.98%) SOAP
11 34 (15.53%) RabbitMQ
12 33 (15.07%) Middleware
13 31 (14.16%) Apache Avro
14 27 (12.33%) Gherkin
15 24 (10.96%) jQuery
16 23 (10.50%) XML
17 22 (10.05%) React
18 19 (8.68%) Angular 2
18 19 (8.68%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 35 (15.98%) Linux Command Line
2 33 (15.07%) Virtual Team
3 22 (10.05%) User Experience
4 15 (6.85%) Data Structures
5 8 (3.65%) Cloud Native
6 5 (2.28%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.37%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.91%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.46%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.46%) Bitcoin
10 1 (0.46%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.46%) Life Science
10 1 (0.46%) PKI
10 1 (0.46%) Replication
10 1 (0.46%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 98 (44.75%) Linux
2 59 (26.94%) Windows
3 58 (26.48%) Unix
4 21 (9.59%) Ubuntu
5 17 (7.76%) Apple iOS
6 15 (6.85%) Android
7 2 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.91%) VMS
8 1 (0.46%) AIX
8 1 (0.46%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.46%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (67.58%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (46.12%) Continuous Integration
3 94 (42.92%) DevOps
4 62 (28.31%) BDD
5 59 (26.94%) TDD
6 55 (25.11%) Test Automation
7 52 (23.74%) Configuration Management
8 42 (19.18%) Scrum
9 36 (16.44%) Unit Testing
10 35 (15.98%) Microservices
10 35 (15.98%) Open Source
11 33 (15.07%) Continuous Delivery
12 31 (14.16%) Benchmarking
13 28 (12.79%) Continuous Improvement
14 27 (12.33%) Software Delivery
15 25 (11.42%) High Availability
15 25 (11.42%) System Testing
16 24 (10.96%) Auto-Scaling
16 24 (10.96%) Release Management
17 22 (10.05%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 91 (41.55%) Java
2 74 (33.79%) JavaScript
3 51 (23.29%) SQL
4 44 (20.09%) C#
5 35 (15.98%) Python
6 33 (15.07%) Shell Script
7 29 (13.24%) Groovy
8 26 (11.87%) Ruby
9 24 (10.96%) Perl
10 23 (10.50%) PHP
11 19 (8.68%) Haskell
12 18 (8.22%) Scala
13 15 (6.85%) Bash Shell
14 11 (5.02%) C++
15 7 (3.20%) PHP 7
15 7 (3.20%) VB.NET
16 6 (2.74%) Korn
17 5 (2.28%) Java 8
17 5 (2.28%) T-SQL
18 4 (1.83%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 39 (17.81%) Degree
2 27 (12.33%) SC Cleared
2 27 (12.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.91%) CCNP
4 2 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.91%) DBS Check
4 2 (0.91%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.46%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.46%) CEH
5 1 (0.46%) CISM
5 1 (0.46%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.28%) QA
2 3 (1.37%) GDPR
3 2 (0.91%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.46%) Data Quality
System Software
1 67 (30.59%) Docker
2 36 (16.44%) HDFS
3 31 (14.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 7 (3.20%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.91%) KVM
5 2 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.46%) Ceph
6 1 (0.46%) etcd
6 1 (0.46%) Firmware
6 1 (0.46%) flannel
6 1 (0.46%) GlusterFS
6 1 (0.46%) SkyDNS
6 1 (0.46%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 51 (23.29%) Ansible
2 50 (22.83%) Puppet
3 47 (21.46%) Kubernetes
4 31 (14.16%) Hadoop YARN
5 25 (11.42%) Kibana
6 19 (8.68%) Grafana
7 12 (5.48%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (4.57%) Terraform
9 3 (1.37%) logstash
10 2 (0.91%) Sysdig
11 1 (0.46%) Graphite
11 1 (0.46%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.46%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 1 (0.46%) Mesos
11 1 (0.46%) Nagios
11 1 (0.46%) Netcool
11 1 (0.46%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 1 (0.46%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.46%) rkt
11 1 (0.46%) Salt
Vendors
1 37 (16.89%) Microsoft
2 35 (15.98%) Google
3 30 (13.70%) Atlassian
4 14 (6.39%) Xamarin
5 13 (5.94%) Oracle
6 12 (5.48%) webMethods
7 11 (5.02%) Apple
7 11 (5.02%) ServiceNow
8 10 (4.57%) Adobe
9 6 (2.74%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.37%) SaltStack
10 3 (1.37%) Talend
11 2 (0.91%) Aruba
11 2 (0.91%) Cisco
11 2 (0.91%) Juniper
11 2 (0.91%) Splunk
11 2 (0.91%) VMware
12 1 (0.46%) Fujitsu
12 1 (0.46%) SAP