Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 86 94 -
Rank change year-on-year +8 - +103
Contract jobs citing GitHub 26 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.55% 0.31% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.78% 1.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 17 0 0
Wales median daily rate £400 - -
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £463
% change year-on-year - +8.11% +3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Wales median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £62.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -32.00% +73.61% +28.57%

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 296 225 206
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 17.67% 17.37% 14.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 136 146
Wales median daily rate £475 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +31.03%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £325
90th Percentile £675 £600 £605
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 2
Wales median hourly rate £26.25 £17.50 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% +55.56% -52.63%
10th Percentile £11.94 £13.00 £10.53
90th Percentile £127.75 £36.00 £12.18
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £18.63 £18.65
% change year-on-year -6.04% -0.12% -13.83%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +9 26 £400 -
GitHub
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 11 (42.31%) Linux
2 10 (38.46%) Java
2 10 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (38.46%) DevOps
3 8 (30.77%) Oracle
3 8 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (30.77%) Spring
3 8 (30.77%) JIRA
3 8 (30.77%) Docker
3 8 (30.77%) Microservices
4 7 (26.92%) Spring Boot
4 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (26.92%) Python
5 6 (23.08%) Spring Integration
5 6 (23.08%) Spring Cloud
6 5 (19.23%) Puppet
6 5 (19.23%) REST
6 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (19.23%) Confluence
6 5 (19.23%) GitLab
6 5 (19.23%) Ansible
6 5 (19.23%) Red Hat
6 5 (19.23%) NHS
6 5 (19.23%) VMware
6 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
7 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (15.38%) Performance Management
7 4 (15.38%) Scrum
7 4 (15.38%) Shell Script
7 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery

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 5 (19.23%) Confluence
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (11.54%) WebLogic
2 3 (11.54%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (7.69%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (3.85%) JBoss
4 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.69%) PaaS
2 2 (7.69%) Slack
2 2 (7.69%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) AMQP
2 1 (3.85%) DNS
2 1 (3.85%) SSH
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) tcpdump
2 1 (3.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) JIRA
2 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
2 5 (19.23%) GitLab
3 3 (11.54%) Cucumber
3 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
3 3 (11.54%) Selenium
4 2 (7.69%) Liquibase
4 2 (7.69%) Maven
4 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.85%) Capybara
5 1 (3.85%) Chocolatey
5 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.69%) Publishing
3 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) Java Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Author
3 4 (15.38%) Platform Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Technical Author
4 3 (11.54%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Middleware Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Documentation Writer
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Writer
6 1 (3.85%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Documentation Author
6 1 (3.85%) iOS Android Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Python Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) Spring
2 7 (26.92%) Spring Boot
3 6 (23.08%) Spring Cloud
3 6 (23.08%) Spring Integration
4 5 (19.23%) REST
5 4 (15.38%) Swagger
6 3 (11.54%) Middleware
6 3 (11.54%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (11.54%) WebCenter
7 2 (7.69%) Gherkin
7 2 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (7.69%) XML
8 1 (3.85%) LDAP
8 1 (3.85%) OAuth
8 1 (3.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) NHS
2 4 (15.38%) Digital Media
3 3 (11.54%) Reference Data
4 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Linux
2 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Android
3 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
1 10 (38.46%) DevOps
2 8 (30.77%) Microservices
3 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (15.38%) Availability Management
4 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (15.38%) Performance Management
4 4 (15.38%) Scrum
4 4 (15.38%) Server Management
4 4 (15.38%) Storage Management
5 3 (11.54%) Business Activity Monitoring
5 3 (11.54%) SOA
6 2 (7.69%) API Development
6 2 (7.69%) Coaching
6 2 (7.69%) Patch Management
6 2 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.85%) Server Hardening
7 1 (3.85%) Software Architecture
7 1 (3.85%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) Java
2 7 (26.92%) Python
3 4 (15.38%) Shell Script
4 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.85%) Apple Swift
5 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.85%) C
5 1 (3.85%) C#
5 1 (3.85%) Groovy
5 1 (3.85%) Perl
5 1 (3.85%) Ruby
5 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) RHCSA
2 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) Docker
2 4 (15.38%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (15.38%) vSphere
3 1 (3.85%) iptables
3 1 (3.85%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Ansible
1 5 (19.23%) Puppet
2 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (7.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Oracle
2 5 (19.23%) Red Hat
2 5 (19.23%) VMware
3 2 (7.69%) Dell
3 2 (7.69%) EMC
4 1 (3.85%) IBM