The first table below looks at the demand for Git (software) skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Git (software) over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the North West region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Git Distributed Version Control System
Rank 110 99 130
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +31
Contract jobs citing Git (software) 26 21 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.82% 0.87% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.55% 9.13% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 3
Average daily rate £350 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £330 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £441 £312
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £29.96 £29.54
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £45.00 £25.76
% change year-on-year
-20.55% +74.68%
Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
304 230 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.58% 9.55% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 100 148
Average daily rate £350 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 13
Average hourly rate £37.25 £33.73 £25.76
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.42% +30.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.77 £28.46 £14.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £120.25 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Git (software)
England

Git (software)
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Git (software) across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Git (software) Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Git (software)
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Git (software) across the North West region.

Git (software) Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Git (software)
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Git (software) across the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Git (software) Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Git (software)
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Git (software) across the North West region.

Git (software) Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Git (software)
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Git (software) within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -5 17 £390 +14.70% 10
Cheshire -11 4 £314 - 7
Lancashire -21 2 £285 -
Merseyside -4 1 - - 2
Git (software)
England

Git (software)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Git (software) also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Git (software).

1 38 (69.09%) HTML
2 31 (56.36%) CSS
3 28 (50.91%) JavaScript
4 27 (49.09%) jQuery
5 26 (47.27%) Subversion
6 23 (41.82%) TDD
6 23 (41.82%) OOP
7 22 (40.00%) C#
7 22 (40.00%) .NET
8 21 (38.18%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (36.36%) MVC
10 19 (34.55%) Java
10 19 (34.55%) OO
11 18 (32.73%) Visual Studio
12 17 (30.91%) LINQ
13 16 (29.09%) PHP
14 15 (27.27%) Software Engineering
14 15 (27.27%) Backbone.js
15 13 (23.64%) BDD
15 13 (23.64%) Degree
15 13 (23.64%) Scrum
16 12 (21.82%) Linux
16 12 (21.82%) Unit Testing
17 11 (20.00%) RavenDB
17 11 (20.00%) Web Services
17 11 (20.00%) ASP.NET
17 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
17 11 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
17 11 (20.00%) Ruby
18 9 (16.36%) ReSharper

Git (software)
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Git (software) also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Git (software). Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.27%) Confluence
1 4 (7.27%) Apache
1 4 (7.27%) CMS
2 2 (3.64%) WordPress
2 2 (3.64%) Orchard CMS
3 1 (1.82%) Drupal
3 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.82%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (1.82%) Node.js
3 1 (1.82%) Alfresco
3 1 (1.82%) ExpressionEngine
3 1 (1.82%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) CorelDRAW
2 1 (1.82%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.82%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.82%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) WebTrends
1 1 (1.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.00%) RavenDB
2 8 (14.55%) MySQL
3 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
4 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.64%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.82%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 26 (47.27%) Subversion
2 18 (32.73%) Visual Studio
3 9 (16.36%) ReSharper
4 6 (10.91%) Cucumber
4 6 (10.91%) JIRA
5 5 (9.09%) Maven
5 5 (9.09%) RSpec
5 5 (9.09%) Gradle
6 4 (7.27%) Artifactory
6 4 (7.27%) Jenkins
6 4 (7.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (7.27%) Mercurial
6 4 (7.27%) FishEye
7 3 (5.45%) Eclipse
7 3 (5.45%) PHPUnit
8 2 (3.64%) Grunt
8 2 (3.64%) T4 Templates
8 2 (3.64%) Mocha
8 2 (3.64%) QUnit
8 2 (3.64%) Jasmine
General
1 9 (16.36%) Telecoms
2 6 (10.91%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Games
3 2 (3.64%) Marketing
3 2 (3.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (72.73%) Developer
2 17 (30.91%) .NET Developer
3 9 (16.36%) Software Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (9.09%) PHP Developer
4 5 (9.09%) Software Developer
5 4 (7.27%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (5.45%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Web Developer
6 3 (5.45%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 2 (3.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.64%) VB.NET Developer
7 2 (3.64%) VB Developer
8 1 (1.82%) Environment Manager
8 1 (1.82%) Java Developer
8 1 (1.82%) Games Developer
8 1 (1.82%) Applications Manager
8 1 (1.82%) Python Developer
8 1 (1.82%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (69.09%) HTML
2 31 (56.36%) CSS
3 27 (49.09%) jQuery
4 22 (40.00%) .NET
5 17 (30.91%) LINQ
6 15 (27.27%) Backbone.js
7 11 (20.00%) Web Services
7 11 (20.00%) ASP.NET
8 9 (16.36%) XML
8 9 (16.36%) RabbitMQ
9 8 (14.55%) HTML5
9 8 (14.55%) AngularJS
9 8 (14.55%) Ajax
10 6 (10.91%) JSON
10 6 (10.91%) WCF
11 5 (9.09%) XHTML
11 5 (9.09%) CSS3
11 5 (9.09%) Gherkin
12 4 (7.27%) RESTful
12 4 (7.27%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Open Source
2 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.64%) NHS
3 2 (3.64%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.64%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (1.82%) BBC
4 1 (1.82%) SCADA
4 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.82%) GIS
4 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.82%) New Media
4 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.82%) Linux
2 8 (14.55%) Windows
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.82%) TDD
1 23 (41.82%) OOP
2 21 (38.18%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (36.36%) MVC
4 19 (34.55%) OO
5 15 (27.27%) Software Engineering
6 13 (23.64%) BDD
6 13 (23.64%) Scrum
7 12 (21.82%) Unit Testing
8 11 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (16.36%) CQRS
9 9 (16.36%) Domain-Driven Design
10 6 (10.91%) Waterfall
11 5 (9.09%) Automated Testing
11 5 (9.09%) Project Management
11 5 (9.09%) Information Architecture
12 4 (7.27%) OO PHP
12 4 (7.27%) User Experience Design
12 4 (7.27%) Responsive Web Design
12 4 (7.27%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 28 (50.91%) JavaScript
2 22 (40.00%) C#
3 19 (34.55%) Java
4 16 (29.09%) PHP
5 11 (20.00%) Ruby
6 8 (14.55%) C++
6 8 (14.55%) Python
7 7 (12.73%) Perl
8 6 (10.91%) SQL
8 6 (10.91%) T-SQL
8 6 (10.91%) C
8 6 (10.91%) Objective-C
9 4 (7.27%) VB
9 4 (7.27%) VB.NET
10 2 (3.64%) Groovy
10 2 (3.64%) CoffeeScript
10 2 (3.64%) VBScript
10 2 (3.64%) PHP5
10 2 (3.64%) VB6
11 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (23.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) QA
2 2 (3.64%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Plesk
Vendors
1 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.91%) Atlassian
3 3 (5.45%) Zend
3 3 (5.45%) Progress
4 2 (3.64%) Twitter
5 1 (1.82%) Wonderware
5 1 (1.82%) JBoss
5 1 (1.82%) Adobe
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