Period
to 13 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 13 December 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 76 95 88
Rank change year-on-year +19 -7 +16
Contract jobs citing GitHub 12 23 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.03% 1.32% 0.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.11% 8.24% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 0
Wales median daily rate £450 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £47.00 £51.25 £62.50
% change year-on-year -8.29% -18.00% +73.61%

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 Wales with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 292 279 213
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 25.13% 16.02% 17.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 192 128
Wales median daily rate £468 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - -10.00%
10th Percentile £298 £313 £300
90th Percentile £625 £650 £588
UK median daily rate £495 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +1.54% +2.74% +5.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 6
Wales median hourly rate £16.00 £16.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.54% +8.33% +30.43%
10th Percentile £13.10 £11.56 £13.25
90th Percentile £35.00 £133.75 £18.75
UK median hourly rate £20.83 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +19.03% -12.50% +11.11%

GitHub
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for GitHub in Wales

GitHub
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GitHub in Wales

GitHub
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GitHub in Wales over the 6 months to 13 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GitHub in Wales

GitHub
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GitHub within the Wales region over the 6 months to 13 December 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
South Wales +11 12 £450 +5.88% 4
GitHub
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 Wales region with a requirement for GitHub.

1 10 (83.33%) DevOps
2 8 (66.67%) Kubernetes
3 7 (58.33%) GCP
4 6 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (41.67%) Docker
6 4 (33.33%) Stackdriver
6 4 (33.33%) Azure
6 4 (33.33%) SaaS
6 4 (33.33%) Splunk
6 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (33.33%) Google
6 4 (33.33%) JIRA
6 4 (33.33%) Oracle
6 4 (33.33%) Terraform
6 4 (33.33%) Runbook
7 3 (25.00%) Cloud Operations
7 3 (25.00%) Dashboard Development
7 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Automation
7 3 (25.00%) Linux
7 3 (25.00%) NetApp
7 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
7 3 (25.00%) VMware
7 3 (25.00%) Dell
7 3 (25.00%) EMC
7 3 (25.00%) Puppet
7 3 (25.00%) G Suite
7 3 (25.00%) Confluence
7 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (25.00%) GitLab

GitHub
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 3 (25.00%) Confluence
2 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) GCP
2 4 (33.33%) Azure
2 4 (33.33%) SaaS
2 4 (33.33%) Stackdriver
3 3 (25.00%) G Suite
3 3 (25.00%) OpenShift
4 2 (16.67%) AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) InterSystems Cache
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (8.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) JIRA
2 3 (25.00%) GitLab
3 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (8.33%) Ant
4 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
4 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (8.33%) Gradle
4 1 (8.33%) IntelliJ
4 1 (8.33%) JUnit
4 1 (8.33%) Maven
4 1 (8.33%) SonarQube
4 1 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (8.33%) TestNG
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Kubernetes Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (16.67%) Platform Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior DevOps
3 2 (16.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Azure DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) CloudOps Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) QA Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (8.33%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (8.33%) J2EE
1 1 (8.33%) Java EE
1 1 (8.33%) jQuery
1 1 (8.33%) React
1 1 (8.33%) Spring
1 1 (8.33%) Spring Boot
1 1 (8.33%) Spring Cloud
1 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
1 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) DevOps
2 6 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Runbook
4 3 (25.00%) Cloud Operations
4 3 (25.00%) Dashboard Development
4 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Automation
5 1 (8.33%) BCP
5 1 (8.33%) Defect Management
5 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) SDLC
5 1 (8.33%) Software Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Sprint Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Sprint Review
5 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (8.33%) Transition Management
5 1 (8.33%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) RHCSA
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (8.33%) OCPJP
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Docker
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (66.67%) Kubernetes
2 4 (33.33%) Terraform
3 3 (25.00%) Ansible
3 3 (25.00%) Puppet
4 1 (8.33%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Google
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
1 4 (33.33%) Splunk
2 3 (25.00%) Dell
2 3 (25.00%) EMC
2 3 (25.00%) NetApp
2 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Sun