Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 21 November 2017 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 West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 168 164 220
Rank change year-on-year -4 +56 -37
Contract jobs citing GitHub 42 39 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.74% 0.68% 0.061%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.48% 7.05% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 28 3
South West median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £356 £301 £413
90th Percentile £605 £594 £438
England median daily rate £500 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South West median hourly rate - £32.50 -
England median hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +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 West with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 767 553 307
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 13.58% 9.69% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 515 379 229
South West median daily rate £400 £413 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +14.58% -10.00%
10th Percentile £190 £213 £190
90th Percentile £538 £588 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 16 4
South West median hourly rate £18.00 £32.75 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.04% +111.29% -8.82%
10th Percentile £10.50 £14.01 £10.38
90th Percentile £48.75 £42.50 £22.25
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £21.64
% change year-on-year +5.26% -12.20% +20.22%

GitHub
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing GitHub as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for GitHub in the South West

GitHub
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing GitHub in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for GitHub in the South West

GitHub
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GitHub in the South West over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GitHub in the South West

GitHub
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Bristol -4 24 £475 +5.56% 6
Somerset -1 8 £448 -8.21% 2
Wiltshire -10 3 £325 -33.33%
Dorset - 3 £524 - 1
Gloucestershire +18 1 £430 +14.67% 1
Devon -2 1 £450 -
GitHub
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing GitHub also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for GitHub.

1 28 (66.67%) DevOps
2 26 (61.90%) TDD
3 22 (52.38%) Java
3 22 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (52.38%) Git (software)
3 22 (52.38%) Jenkins
4 20 (47.62%) BDD
5 19 (45.24%) E-Commerce
6 18 (42.86%) JavaScript
6 18 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (38.10%) Amazon AWS
8 15 (35.71%) Test Automation
9 14 (33.33%) Maven
10 13 (30.95%) QA
10 13 (30.95%) TeamCity
10 13 (30.95%) Ant
10 13 (30.95%) Scrum
10 13 (30.95%) Cucumber
10 13 (30.95%) REST
10 13 (30.95%) Microservices
11 12 (28.57%) User Stories
11 12 (28.57%) Gradle
11 12 (28.57%) Bitbucket
11 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
11 12 (28.57%) hybris
11 12 (28.57%) Selenium
12 11 (26.19%) Spring
12 11 (26.19%) Kanban
13 10 (23.81%) Linux
13 10 (23.81%) MVC

GitHub
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 5 (11.90%) Confluence
1 5 (11.90%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (11.90%) Mule
2 3 (7.14%) Apache Spark
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.38%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 16 (38.10%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (19.05%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.38%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.38%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.38%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (2.38%) Boomi
3 1 (2.38%) PaaS
3 1 (2.38%) Serverless
3 1 (2.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) SMS
2 1 (2.38%) HTTP
2 1 (2.38%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.38%) SSL
2 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 8 (19.05%) NoSQL
3 6 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 5 (11.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 5 (11.90%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.38%) Big Data
6 1 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.38%) DataStage
6 1 (2.38%) HBase
6 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.38%) Redis
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (52.38%) Git (software)
1 22 (52.38%) Jenkins
2 14 (33.33%) Maven
3 13 (30.95%) Ant
3 13 (30.95%) Cucumber
3 13 (30.95%) TeamCity
4 12 (28.57%) Bitbucket
4 12 (28.57%) Gradle
4 12 (28.57%) Selenium
5 7 (16.67%) JIRA
6 5 (11.90%) Cobertura
6 5 (11.90%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (9.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (9.52%) JProfiler
7 4 (9.52%) VisualVM
7 4 (9.52%) YourKit
8 2 (4.76%) Hudson
9 1 (2.38%) MSTest
9 1 (2.38%) Toad
9 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (16.67%) Back Office
2 4 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Electronics
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (57.14%) Developer
2 13 (30.95%) Senior Developer
3 7 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 6 (14.29%) Architect
4 6 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 6 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Hybris Developer
4 6 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
4 6 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
5 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (11.90%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (11.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (9.52%) AWS DevOps
6 4 (9.52%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Senior DevOps
6 4 (9.52%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.95%) REST
2 11 (26.19%) Spring
3 10 (23.81%) AngularJS
3 10 (23.81%) Node.js
4 9 (21.43%) .NET
4 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET
4 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
4 9 (21.43%) CSS
4 9 (21.43%) HTML
5 8 (19.05%) SOAP
6 6 (14.29%) jQuery
7 5 (11.90%) Ember.js
7 5 (11.90%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (11.90%) React
8 4 (9.52%) JAX-RS
9 3 (7.14%) Aurelia
9 3 (7.14%) Kafka
9 3 (7.14%) Web Services
10 2 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Blog
1 8 (19.05%) Public Cloud
2 2 (4.76%) NHS
3 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.38%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Linux
2 7 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (66.67%) DevOps
2 26 (61.90%) TDD
3 22 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (47.62%) BDD
5 19 (45.24%) E-Commerce
6 18 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (35.71%) Test Automation
8 13 (30.95%) Microservices
8 13 (30.95%) Scrum
9 12 (28.57%) User Stories
10 11 (26.19%) Kanban
11 10 (23.81%) MVC
12 9 (21.43%) Continuous Deployment
13 8 (19.05%) API Development
13 8 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (19.05%) CQRS
13 8 (19.05%) High Availability
13 8 (19.05%) Web Development
14 7 (16.67%) B2C
15 5 (11.90%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 22 (52.38%) Java
2 18 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 9 (21.43%) C#
4 7 (16.67%) Scala
5 6 (14.29%) Ruby
6 4 (9.52%) Python
6 4 (9.52%) SQL
7 3 (7.14%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.38%) Apex Code
8 1 (2.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (30.95%) QA
2 2 (4.76%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) Docker
2 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.76%) Xen
3 1 (2.38%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (14.29%) Ansible
2 6 (14.29%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 4 (9.52%) Terraform
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (2.38%) Grafana
5 1 (2.38%) Kibana
5 1 (2.38%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) hybris
2 4 (9.52%) Rackspace
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle
4 2 (4.76%) Citrix
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.76%) VMware
5 1 (2.38%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.38%) Dell
5 1 (2.38%) Informatica
5 1 (2.38%) New Relic
5 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.38%) SAP
5 1 (2.38%) Splunk