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 3 months to 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 120 137
Rank change year-on-year -7 +17  
Contract jobs citing GitHub 13 21 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.48% 0.70% 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.79% 7.81% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 4
South West median daily rate £500 £600 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +50.00%  
10th Percentile £311 £331 £338
90th Percentile £540 £656 £438
England median daily rate £488 £475 £400
% change year-on-year +2.78% +18.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South West median hourly rate - £32.50 -
England median hourly rate £41.50 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year +27.69% -  

GitHub is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 343 269 152
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 12.55% 8.93% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 384 125
South West median daily rate £400 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.78% +35.71%  
10th Percentile £265 £313 £183
90th Percentile £525 £1,000 £500
England median daily rate £475 £465 £413
% change year-on-year +2.15% +12.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 5 3
South West median hourly rate £47.50 £15.26 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +211.27% +22.08%  
10th Percentile £15.00 £10.17 £10.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £33.75 £25.75
England median hourly rate £28.08 £19.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +47.78% -45.71%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -4 6 £500 +37.93% 4
Wiltshire -11 3 £325 -45.83% 1
Somerset -7 1 £440 - 2
Cornwall - 1 - -
GitHub
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 29 (85.29%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (58.82%) DevOps
3 17 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 17 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (47.06%) TDD
4 16 (47.06%) Ruby
4 16 (47.06%) JavaScript
5 15 (44.12%) QA
5 15 (44.12%) Git (software)
5 15 (44.12%) Cucumber
6 14 (41.18%) BDD
6 14 (41.18%) TeamCity
6 14 (41.18%) Test Automation
7 13 (38.24%) E-Commerce
8 12 (35.29%) Java
8 12 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
9 11 (32.35%) User Stories
9 11 (32.35%) Continuous Deployment
10 10 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (29.41%) HTML
10 10 (29.41%) Maven
11 9 (26.47%) Spring
11 9 (26.47%) CSS
11 9 (26.47%) Bitbucket
11 9 (26.47%) AngularJS
12 8 (23.53%) REST
12 8 (23.53%) hybris
12 8 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
12 8 (23.53%) .NET
12 8 (23.53%) SQL Server

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 6 (17.65%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (8.82%) Apache
2 3 (8.82%) Confluence
2 3 (8.82%) nginx
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (17.65%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.94%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) DNS
2 1 (2.94%) HTTP
2 1 (2.94%) SMS
2 1 (2.94%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 6 (17.65%) NoSQL
3 5 (14.71%) Hadoop
4 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.94%) DataStage
5 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 15 (44.12%) Cucumber
2 15 (44.12%) Git (software)
3 14 (41.18%) TeamCity
4 10 (29.41%) Maven
5 9 (26.47%) Bitbucket
6 8 (23.53%) Ant
6 8 (23.53%) Selenium
7 7 (20.59%) Gradle
8 6 (17.65%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (17.65%) Vagrant
9 3 (8.82%) JIRA
10 2 (5.88%) Hudson
11 1 (2.94%) Artifactory
11 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
11 1 (2.94%) Mockito
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Electronics
2 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.94%) Marketing
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Developer
2 6 (17.65%) .NET Developer
2 6 (17.65%) Senior Developer
3 5 (14.71%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Senior .NET Developer
4 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (11.76%) AWS Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Azure Developer
4 4 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (11.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (11.76%) C# Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Senior C# Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Technical Leader
5 3 (8.82%) Test Leader
5 3 (8.82%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (29.41%) HTML
2 9 (26.47%) AngularJS
2 9 (26.47%) CSS
2 9 (26.47%) Spring
3 8 (23.53%) .NET
3 8 (23.53%) REST
4 7 (20.59%) Ember.js
4 7 (20.59%) SOAP
5 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET
5 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (17.65%) Node.js
5 6 (17.65%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (14.71%) jQuery
6 5 (14.71%) XML
7 3 (8.82%) HTML5
7 3 (8.82%) Web Services
8 2 (5.88%) RESTful
8 2 (5.88%) WSDL
8 2 (5.88%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Blog
1 6 (17.65%) Public Cloud
2 4 (11.76%) User Experience
3 2 (5.88%) NHS
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.94%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Linux
2 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (8.82%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.94%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (85.29%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (58.82%) DevOps
3 17 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (47.06%) TDD
5 14 (41.18%) BDD
5 14 (41.18%) Test Automation
6 13 (38.24%) E-Commerce
7 11 (32.35%) Continuous Deployment
7 11 (32.35%) User Stories
8 10 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (20.59%) Microservices
9 7 (20.59%) MVC
9 7 (20.59%) Scrum
10 6 (17.65%) API Development
10 6 (17.65%) CQRS
10 6 (17.65%) High Availability
10 6 (17.65%) Kanban
10 6 (17.65%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 6 (17.65%) Software Testing
11 5 (14.71%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 16 (47.06%) JavaScript
1 16 (47.06%) Ruby
2 12 (35.29%) Java
3 7 (20.59%) C#
4 6 (17.65%) Scala
4 6 (17.65%) SQL
5 5 (14.71%) Python
6 4 (11.76%) Bash Shell
7 3 (8.82%) Go
7 3 (8.82%) Perl
8 2 (5.88%) Groovy
9 1 (2.94%) Apex Code
9 1 (2.94%) C++
9 1 (2.94%) PHP
9 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) ISEB
1 5 (14.71%) ISTQB
1 5 (14.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 5 (14.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.94%) Degree
4 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (44.12%) QA
2 2 (5.88%) HL7
3 1 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.88%) Xen
3 1 (2.94%) Docker
3 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (14.71%) Ansible
3 3 (8.82%) Puppet
3 3 (8.82%) Salt
3 3 (8.82%) Terraform
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (2.94%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) hybris
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.82%) SaltStack
2 3 (8.82%) VMware
3 2 (5.88%) Citrix
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) Rackspace
4 1 (2.94%) Adobe
4 1 (2.94%) Dell
4 1 (2.94%) Google
4 1 (2.94%) Informatica
4 1 (2.94%) PayPal
4 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.94%) SAP