Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 195 234 246
Rank change year-on-year +39 +12 +46
Contract jobs citing GitHub 162 153 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.17% 0.93% 0.82%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.27% 4.30% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 108 76
South East median daily rate £479 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.79% +5.56% +10.77%
10th Percentile £325 £361 £350
90th Percentile £631 £600 £580
England median daily rate £503 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +0.50% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
South East median hourly rate £52.50 - £42.50
10th Percentile £51.25 - £41.25
90th Percentile £53.75 - £43.75
England median hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £62.50
% change year-on-year +9.38% -48.80% +92.31%

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 3,795 3,556 2,757
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.35% 21.61% 16.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,418 2,269 1,732
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £263 £300 £263
90th Percentile £613 £600 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 42 40
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +157.14% +6.06% -15.86%
10th Percentile £16.25 £10.58 £11.13
90th Percentile £83.75 £80.03 £41.01
England median hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -10.00% +5.26%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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
Thames Valley +7 56 £500 +2.56% 17
Hampshire +3 50 £513 +17.14% 17
Berkshire -7 36 £513 +7.89% 7
Surrey +53 35 £450 -8.86% 7
West Sussex +23 17 £475 -11.94% 3
Buckinghamshire +16 14 £450 +4.05% 8
Oxfordshire +21 6 £415 -30.83% 2
East Sussex +8 2 £325 - 2
Kent +2 2 - - 5
GitHub
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 88 (54.32%) DevOps
2 87 (53.70%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (48.77%) Jenkins
4 60 (37.04%) Azure
4 60 (37.04%) Java
5 57 (35.19%) Git (software)
6 56 (34.57%) Continuous Integration
7 55 (33.95%) Python
8 48 (29.63%) Linux
8 48 (29.63%) Docker
9 45 (27.78%) SQL
10 42 (25.93%) JIRA
11 41 (25.31%) Scrum
11 41 (25.31%) AWS
12 38 (23.46%) Kubernetes
12 38 (23.46%) JavaScript
13 37 (22.84%) Windows
14 36 (22.22%) Ansible
15 35 (21.60%) Unix
16 30 (18.52%) Kanban
16 30 (18.52%) Test Automation
17 28 (17.28%) TDD
17 28 (17.28%) C#
18 26 (16.05%) Oracle
18 26 (16.05%) Microsoft
18 26 (16.05%) Selenium
18 26 (16.05%) AngularJS
19 25 (15.43%) Cucumber
20 24 (14.81%) Puppet
20 24 (14.81%) Terraform

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 23 (14.20%) Confluence
2 18 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 15 (9.26%) WebSphere
4 13 (8.02%) nginx
5 9 (5.56%) Apache
6 8 (4.94%) Apache Spark
6 8 (4.94%) JBoss
7 7 (4.32%) WebLogic
8 6 (3.70%) Cloud Foundry
8 6 (3.70%) GemFire
9 4 (2.47%) IIS
9 4 (2.47%) OpenStack
10 3 (1.85%) Jupyter
11 2 (1.23%) Apache Airflow
12 1 (0.62%) Drupal
12 1 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.62%) EPiServer
12 1 (0.62%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.62%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.62%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (5.56%) Sonata
2 5 (3.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.85%) CA PPM
4 2 (1.23%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 60 (37.04%) Azure
2 41 (25.31%) AWS
3 20 (12.35%) PaaS
4 16 (9.88%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (8.02%) AWS CloudFormation
5 13 (8.02%) Serverless
6 12 (7.41%) SaaS
7 10 (6.17%) AWS Lambda
8 9 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (4.94%) Amazon ECS
9 8 (4.94%) IaaS
10 7 (4.32%) Google Analytics
10 7 (4.32%) OpenShift
11 6 (3.70%) Amazon S3
12 5 (3.09%) GCP
13 4 (2.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (2.47%) Amazon ELB
13 4 (2.47%) Amazon EMR
13 4 (2.47%) Amazon Kinesis
13 4 (2.47%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.02%) TCP/IP
2 11 (6.79%) Internet
3 7 (4.32%) HTTP
3 7 (4.32%) SSL
4 6 (3.70%) DSL
5 4 (2.47%) DNS
5 4 (2.47%) Intranet
5 4 (2.47%) Network Security
6 2 (1.23%) Firewall
6 2 (1.23%) SAN
6 2 (1.23%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 17 (10.49%) NoSQL
3 15 (9.26%) SQL Server
4 12 (7.41%) MySQL
5 11 (6.79%) Big Data
6 10 (6.17%) Oracle Database
7 9 (5.56%) MongoDB
7 9 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (5.56%) RDBMS
8 8 (4.94%) Amazon RDS
9 7 (4.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 7 (4.32%) MariaDB
10 6 (3.70%) Hadoop
10 6 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (3.09%) Cosmos DB
12 4 (2.47%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 4 (2.47%) Data Lake
12 4 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (2.47%) Redis
12 4 (2.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 79 (48.77%) Jenkins
2 57 (35.19%) Git (software)
3 42 (25.93%) JIRA
4 26 (16.05%) Selenium
5 25 (15.43%) Cucumber
6 18 (11.11%) SonarQube
7 16 (9.88%) Sonatype Nexus
8 15 (9.26%) Bitbucket
8 15 (9.26%) Gradle
9 14 (8.64%) Eclipse
10 13 (8.02%) Subversion
10 13 (8.02%) Visual Studio Team System
11 12 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (6.79%) IntelliJ
13 10 (6.17%) JUnit
14 9 (5.56%) Ant
15 8 (4.94%) Artifactory
15 8 (4.94%) Gatling
15 8 (4.94%) gulp
15 8 (4.94%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (11.73%) Finance
2 4 (2.47%) Multimedia
3 3 (1.85%) Banking
4 2 (1.23%) Retail
5 1 (0.62%) Back Office
5 1 (0.62%) Games
5 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.62%) Marketing
5 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (29.63%) Developer
2 23 (14.20%) DevOps Engineer
3 16 (9.88%) Consultant
4 15 (9.26%) Architect
5 11 (6.79%) Administrator
5 11 (6.79%) Software Engineer
6 8 (4.94%) AWS Engineer
6 8 (4.94%) Azure DevOps
6 8 (4.94%) Cloud Engineer
6 8 (4.94%) Tester
7 7 (4.32%) Automation Tester
7 7 (4.32%) Azure Architect
7 7 (4.32%) Azure Engineer
8 6 (3.70%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 6 (3.70%) iOS Developer
8 6 (3.70%) PL/SQL Developer
8 6 (3.70%) SQL Developer
9 5 (3.09%) Java Developer
9 5 (3.09%) PHP Developer
9 5 (3.09%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (16.05%) AngularJS
2 23 (14.20%) Spring
3 21 (12.96%) .NET
3 21 (12.96%) JSON
4 19 (11.73%) jQuery
5 17 (10.49%) CSS
6 16 (9.88%) Hibernate
6 16 (9.88%) HTML
7 15 (9.26%) XML
8 14 (8.64%) Gherkin
9 13 (8.02%) ASP.NET
9 13 (8.02%) Node.js
9 13 (8.02%) Web Services
10 11 (6.79%) ASP.NET Web API
10 11 (6.79%) Middleware
10 11 (6.79%) REST
11 10 (6.17%) .NET Core
11 10 (6.17%) HTML5
12 9 (5.56%) Kafka
13 8 (4.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.17%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (3.70%) Public Cloud
4 3 (1.85%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.85%) Cloud Native
4 3 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (1.85%) User Experience
5 2 (1.23%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.23%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.23%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (1.23%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (1.23%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.62%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.62%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.62%) Life Science
6 1 (0.62%) PKI
6 1 (0.62%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 48 (29.63%) Linux
2 37 (22.84%) Windows
3 35 (21.60%) Unix
4 8 (4.94%) Apple iOS
4 8 (4.94%) Ubuntu
5 6 (3.70%) Windows 10
6 5 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.47%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.85%) VMS
9 2 (1.23%) Android
9 2 (1.23%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.62%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (54.32%) DevOps
2 87 (53.70%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (34.57%) Continuous Integration
4 41 (25.31%) Scrum
5 30 (18.52%) Kanban
5 30 (18.52%) Test Automation
6 28 (17.28%) TDD
7 20 (12.35%) Configuration Management
8 19 (11.73%) Open Source
9 18 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
10 17 (10.49%) Microservices
10 17 (10.49%) Software Engineering
11 15 (9.26%) Continuous Improvement
11 15 (9.26%) Data Analysis
12 14 (8.64%) BDD
12 14 (8.64%) Computer Science
13 12 (7.41%) Continuous Delivery
13 12 (7.41%) Infrastructure as Code
14 10 (6.17%) Analytics
14 10 (6.17%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 60 (37.04%) Java
2 55 (33.95%) Python
3 45 (27.78%) SQL
4 38 (23.46%) JavaScript
5 28 (17.28%) C#
6 23 (14.20%) Shell Script
7 14 (8.64%) Perl
7 14 (8.64%) Ruby
8 13 (8.02%) Groovy
9 11 (6.79%) PHP
9 11 (6.79%) Scala
10 10 (6.17%) PL/SQL
10 10 (6.17%) PowerShell
11 9 (5.56%) Bash Shell
12 7 (4.32%) Haskell
13 6 (3.70%) C++
14 4 (2.47%) Apple Swift
14 4 (2.47%) Java 8
14 4 (2.47%) Objective-C
15 2 (1.23%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 10 (6.17%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.56%) Degree
3 7 (4.32%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.47%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.85%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.85%) Master's Degree
6 2 (1.23%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.23%) PhD
7 1 (0.62%) ISEB
7 1 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.79%) QA
2 3 (1.85%) GDPR
3 1 (0.62%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 48 (29.63%) Docker
2 7 (4.32%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.09%) vSphere
4 4 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.23%) vCloud
6 1 (0.62%) HDFS
6 1 (0.62%) Varnish
6 1 (0.62%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 38 (23.46%) Kubernetes
2 36 (22.22%) Ansible
3 24 (14.81%) Puppet
3 24 (14.81%) Terraform
4 16 (9.88%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (5.56%) Kibana
6 7 (4.32%) Grafana
7 4 (2.47%) Rundeck
8 3 (1.85%) Nagios
8 3 (1.85%) SCCM
8 3 (1.85%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (1.85%) vRealize
9 2 (1.23%) Netcool
9 2 (1.23%) SCOM
9 2 (1.23%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.62%) logstash
Vendors
1 26 (16.05%) Microsoft
1 26 (16.05%) Oracle
2 21 (12.96%) Google
3 18 (11.11%) Atlassian
4 12 (7.41%) VMware
5 7 (4.32%) Adobe
6 6 (3.70%) Coverity
6 6 (3.70%) webMethods
7 5 (3.09%) Citrix
7 5 (3.09%) SAP
8 4 (2.47%) CA Agile Central
8 4 (2.47%) ServiceNow
9 3 (1.85%) Aruba
9 3 (1.85%) CA
9 3 (1.85%) Cisco
9 3 (1.85%) Juniper
9 3 (1.85%) SolarWinds
9 3 (1.85%) Splunk
10 2 (1.23%) Apple
10 2 (1.23%) Red Hat