The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 28 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
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 259 315 397
Rank change year-on-year +56 +82  
Contract jobs citing GitHub 434 387 259
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.92% 0.72% 0.47%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.74% 7.30% 7.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 294 200
Median daily rate £488 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £341 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £625 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £493 £375
% change year-on-year -0.86% +31.24%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 1 0
Median hourly rate £41.50 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.69% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year +30.76% -  

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 with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 6437 5303 3378
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 13.67% 9.85% 6.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7516 6602 3371
Median daily rate £475 £463 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +12.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £306 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £631 £581
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £395
% change year-on-year - +13.92%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 92 89
Median hourly rate £27.16 £19.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.94% -45.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.80 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £40.00 £40.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £17.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year +70.58% -33.33%  

GitHub
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing GitHub as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for GitHub in the UK

GitHub
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GitHub in the UK

GitHub
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GitHub over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GitHub in the UK

GitHub
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing GitHub.

Contractor hourly rate trend for GitHub in the UK

GitHub
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing GitHub over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for GitHub in the UK

GitHub
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GitHub within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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
England +37 410 £493 +3.76% 157
London +3 245 £500 +5.26% 63
UK excluding London +87 185 £488 -0.86% 99
South East +94 84 £488 +18.36% 20
North of England +8 26 £425 -15.00% 40
Midlands +30 20 £550 +83.33% 15
East of England +14 19 £463 +30.28% 10
Scotland +50 17 £375 -9.09% 4
South West -11 13 £500 -16.66% 9
Wales - 5 £513 - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 28 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 with a requirement for GitHub.

1 465 (53.26%) Agile Software Development
2 381 (43.64%) DevOps
3 364 (41.70%) Jenkins
4 326 (37.34%) Git (software)
5 320 (36.66%) Java
6 293 (33.56%) JavaScript
7 265 (30.36%) TDD
8 259 (29.67%) Linux
9 238 (27.26%) HTML
10 233 (26.69%) Amazon AWS
11 229 (26.23%) Continuous Integration
12 215 (24.63%) Docker
13 195 (22.34%) Scrum
14 194 (22.22%) CSS
15 179 (20.50%) JIRA
16 160 (18.33%) Ruby
17 157 (17.98%) Cucumber
18 156 (17.87%) Puppet
19 155 (17.75%) Microservices
20 152 (17.41%) AngularJS
21 145 (16.61%) Spring
22 137 (15.69%) BDD
22 137 (15.69%) Test Automation
23 135 (15.46%) Node.js
24 131 (15.01%) Selenium
25 128 (14.66%) REST
26 126 (14.43%) Ansible
27 124 (14.20%) SQL
28 123 (14.09%) Python
29 119 (13.63%) Confluence

GitHub
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 119 (13.63%) Confluence
2 72 (8.25%) Elasticsearch
3 45 (5.15%) JBoss
4 40 (4.58%) Cloud Foundry
4 40 (4.58%) nginx
5 36 (4.12%) WebSphere
6 35 (4.01%) WebSphere Application Server
7 34 (3.89%) Apache
8 28 (3.21%) CMS
8 28 (3.21%) Tomcat
9 27 (3.09%) OpenStack
10 26 (2.98%) WebSphere Process Server
11 21 (2.41%) WordPress
12 18 (2.06%) Apache Spark
13 13 (1.49%) IIS
13 13 (1.49%) Mule
14 11 (1.26%) Anypoint
15 10 (1.15%) WebLogic
16 9 (1.03%) Apache Solr
16 9 (1.03%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (1.03%) Photoshop
2 7 (0.80%) InVision
3 6 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.34%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.11%) HipChat
8 1 (0.11%) InDesign
8 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.34%) Magento
3 2 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.11%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.11%) Shopify
4 1 (0.11%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 233 (26.69%) Amazon AWS
2 113 (12.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (6.07%) Amazon EC2
4 42 (4.81%) PaaS
5 27 (3.09%) Amazon S3
6 23 (2.63%) OpenShift
7 21 (2.41%) AWS CloudFormation
7 21 (2.41%) Google Analytics
8 19 (2.18%) SaaS
8 19 (2.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 18 (2.06%) IaaS
10 17 (1.95%) AWS Lambda
11 16 (1.83%) Heroku
12 14 (1.60%) Quay.io
13 10 (1.15%) Datadog
14 9 (1.03%) Slack
15 8 (0.92%) Trello
16 6 (0.69%) BrowserStack
17 5 (0.57%) Route 53
17 5 (0.57%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 46 (5.27%) HTTP
2 33 (3.78%) TCP/IP
3 28 (3.21%) SSL
4 18 (2.06%) DNS
5 6 (0.69%) SSH
5 6 (0.69%) VPN
6 5 (0.57%) ICMP
6 5 (0.57%) Kerberos
7 4 (0.46%) Firewall
7 4 (0.46%) IPv4
7 4 (0.46%) IPv6
7 4 (0.46%) Network Security
8 3 (0.34%) Bluetooth
8 3 (0.34%) Intranet
8 3 (0.34%) NetScaler
8 3 (0.34%) Skype
9 2 (0.23%) SMS
9 2 (0.23%) tcpdump
10 1 (0.11%) Internet
10 1 (0.11%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (10.08%) MongoDB
1 88 (10.08%) NoSQL
2 78 (8.93%) PostgreSQL
3 74 (8.48%) MySQL
3 74 (8.48%) SQL Server
4 56 (6.41%) Hadoop
5 42 (4.81%) Redis
6 38 (4.35%) Big Data
7 32 (3.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 28 (3.21%) HBase
9 22 (2.52%) Relational Database
10 13 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
11 10 (1.15%) RDBMS
12 8 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (0.92%) Oracle Database
13 7 (0.80%) InfluxDB
14 6 (0.69%) Blockchain
14 6 (0.69%) IBM InfoSphere
14 6 (0.69%) KDB
14 6 (0.69%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 364 (41.70%) Jenkins
2 326 (37.34%) Git (software)
3 179 (20.50%) JIRA
4 157 (17.98%) Cucumber
5 131 (15.01%) Selenium
6 114 (13.06%) Maven
7 84 (9.62%) GitLab
7 84 (9.62%) JUnit
8 75 (8.59%) Bitbucket
9 74 (8.48%) TeamCity
10 55 (6.30%) Gradle
11 49 (5.61%) Grunt
12 44 (5.04%) gulp
13 43 (4.93%) IntelliJ
13 43 (4.93%) Mockito
14 42 (4.81%) Ant
15 41 (4.70%) Octopus Deploy
16 40 (4.58%) Vagrant
17 39 (4.47%) Subversion
18 37 (4.24%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 63 (7.22%) Finance
2 44 (5.04%) Retail
3 41 (4.70%) Banking
4 23 (2.63%) Marketing
5 16 (1.83%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.15%) Automotive
6 10 (1.15%) Billing
7 8 (0.92%) Investment Banking
7 8 (0.92%) Telecoms
8 7 (0.80%) Games
9 6 (0.69%) Retail Banking
10 5 (0.57%) Electronics
11 4 (0.46%) Advertising
11 4 (0.46%) Legal
12 3 (0.34%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.34%) Front Office
12 3 (0.34%) Publishing
13 2 (0.23%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.23%) Back Office
13 2 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 461 (52.81%) Developer
2 151 (17.30%) DevOps Engineer
3 112 (12.83%) Java Developer
4 57 (6.53%) Senior Developer
5 41 (4.70%) AWS Engineer
6 40 (4.58%) AWS DevOps
7 38 (4.35%) Architect
7 38 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
8 35 (4.01%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 34 (3.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 28 (3.21%) C# Developer
10 28 (3.21%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 27 (3.09%) .NET Developer
11 27 (3.09%) Ruby Developer
12 26 (2.98%) Scala Developer
13 25 (2.86%) Linux Engineer
14 22 (2.52%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 22 (2.52%) Node.js Developer
14 22 (2.52%) Operations Engineer
14 22 (2.52%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 238 (27.26%) HTML
2 194 (22.22%) CSS
3 152 (17.41%) AngularJS
4 145 (16.61%) Spring
5 135 (15.46%) Node.js
6 128 (14.66%) REST
7 111 (12.71%) HTML5
8 109 (12.49%) RESTful
9 87 (9.97%) Web Services
10 85 (9.74%) jQuery
10 85 (9.74%) JSON
11 82 (9.39%) CSS3
12 66 (7.56%) .NET
12 66 (7.56%) React
12 66 (7.56%) SOAP
13 64 (7.33%) XML
14 62 (7.10%) Sass
15 60 (6.87%) Spring Boot
16 55 (6.30%) Elastic Stack
17 50 (5.73%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 59 (6.76%) User Experience
2 39 (4.47%) Mobile App
2 39 (4.47%) Public Cloud
3 29 (3.32%) Greenfield Project
4 28 (3.21%) Blog
5 25 (2.86%) Animation
6 16 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (1.83%) Virtual Team
7 15 (1.72%) Computer Science
8 14 (1.60%) Linux Command Line
9 12 (1.37%) Algorithms
10 10 (1.15%) Data Centre
10 10 (1.15%) iPhone
11 7 (0.80%) Mobile Banking
11 7 (0.80%) NHS
12 6 (0.69%) Clustering
12 6 (0.69%) Derivative
13 5 (0.57%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 259 (29.67%) Linux
2 79 (9.05%) Unix
3 57 (6.53%) Ubuntu
4 50 (5.73%) Windows
5 49 (5.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 35 (4.01%) Android
7 34 (3.89%) CentOS
8 30 (3.44%) Apple iOS
9 21 (2.41%) CoreOS
10 20 (2.29%) SUSE
11 13 (1.49%) Windows Server
11 13 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (0.57%) Debian
14 4 (0.46%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.34%) Amazon Linux
15 3 (0.34%) RancherOS
16 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
17 1 (0.11%) AIX
17 1 (0.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 465 (53.26%) Agile Software Development
2 381 (43.64%) DevOps
3 265 (30.36%) TDD
4 229 (26.23%) Continuous Integration
5 195 (22.34%) Scrum
6 155 (17.75%) Microservices
7 137 (15.69%) BDD
7 137 (15.69%) Test Automation
8 94 (10.77%) Configuration Management
9 93 (10.65%) MVC
10 87 (9.97%) Open Source
11 70 (8.02%) Pair Programming
12 62 (7.10%) Analytics
13 61 (6.99%) E-Commerce
14 58 (6.64%) Unit Testing
15 53 (6.07%) Migration
15 53 (6.07%) Software Engineering
16 52 (5.96%) Kanban
16 52 (5.96%) OO
17 51 (5.84%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 320 (36.66%) Java
2 293 (33.56%) JavaScript
3 160 (18.33%) Ruby
4 124 (14.20%) SQL
5 123 (14.09%) Python
6 77 (8.82%) C#
7 65 (7.45%) Bash Shell
8 64 (7.33%) PHP
9 62 (7.10%) Scala
10 52 (5.96%) Go
11 37 (4.24%) Perl
12 32 (3.67%) ES6
13 29 (3.32%) Groovy
14 21 (2.41%) PowerShell
15 20 (2.29%) Shell Script
16 18 (2.06%) Objective-C
17 17 (1.95%) Apple Swift
17 17 (1.95%) Haskell
18 15 (1.72%) C++
19 14 (1.60%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 81 (9.28%) Security Cleared
2 62 (7.10%) SC Cleared
3 43 (4.93%) Degree
4 12 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (1.26%) ISEB
6 8 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (0.80%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.57%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 5 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.34%) MCSE
10 2 (0.23%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.23%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.23%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.23%) PMP
11 1 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.11%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (7.79%) QA
2 6 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.46%) HL7
4 2 (0.23%) GDPR
4 2 (0.23%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.11%) GCP
5 1 (0.11%) SLA
5 1 (0.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 215 (24.63%) Docker
2 16 (1.83%) etcd
2 16 (1.83%) flannel
3 12 (1.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 11 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (1.15%) Ceph
5 10 (1.15%) GlusterFS
5 10 (1.15%) HDFS
5 10 (1.15%) SkyDNS
6 8 (0.92%) vSphere
7 5 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.46%) vCloud
9 3 (0.34%) pfSense
9 3 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.34%) Xen
10 2 (0.23%) Active Directory
10 2 (0.23%) Corosync
10 2 (0.23%) iptables
10 2 (0.23%) LXC
10 2 (0.23%) zsh
Systems Management
1 156 (17.87%) Puppet
2 126 (14.43%) Ansible
3 100 (11.45%) Opscode Chef
4 68 (7.79%) Kubernetes
5 67 (7.67%) Terraform
6 45 (5.15%) Graphite
7 34 (3.89%) Kibana
8 26 (2.98%) logstash
9 20 (2.29%) Grafana
10 19 (2.18%) Prometheus
11 16 (1.83%) HAProxy
11 16 (1.83%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 16 (1.83%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 15 (1.72%) Sysdig
12 15 (1.72%) ZABBIX
13 13 (1.49%) rkt
14 12 (1.37%) Nagios
14 12 (1.37%) Salt
15 9 (1.03%) Hadoop YARN
16 7 (0.80%) confd
Vendors
1 56 (6.41%) Microsoft
2 50 (5.73%) Google
3 45 (5.15%) Splunk
4 44 (5.04%) VMware
5 37 (4.24%) MuleSoft
6 34 (3.89%) Oracle
6 34 (3.89%) Red Hat
7 28 (3.21%) New Relic
8 26 (2.98%) Rackspace
9 24 (2.75%) AppDynamics
10 23 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
11 15 (1.72%) Atlassian
12 14 (1.60%) Adobe
13 11 (1.26%) Apigee
13 11 (1.26%) IBM
14 10 (1.15%) Informatica
15 9 (1.03%) hybris
15 9 (1.03%) ServiceNow
16 8 (0.92%) Sitecore
16 8 (0.92%) Tableau
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