The latest entry in GitHub’shttps://octoverse.github.com/ series was a massive undertaking based on a survey of over 12,000 developers, and separately analyzed data from 4 million repositories including many from paid GitHub Team or Enterprise Cloud accounts. Two-thirds (67%) of the developers surveyed said the ability to innovate without legal risk is an important priority.
The median https://octoverse.github.com/writing-code-faster/#merging-pull-requests for an open source project managed with a paid GitHub account has dropped from 14 hours in 2019 to 13 hours in 2020 to 10 in 2021.
The figure jumps to 67% among open source projects with over thousand contributors that are managed by an organization with a paid GitHub account.
If there were 3 million new first-time contributors, and there were 16 million new GitHub accounts, then 19% of new GitHub users are first-time contributors.