The table below looks at the statistics for Git (software) skills in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Git Distributed Version Control System
Rank 74 87 103
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +16
Contract jobs citing Git (software) 78 25 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.31% 1.16% 1.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.14% 11.26% 9.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 22 18
Average daily rate
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£400 £305 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% -21.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £285 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £500 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £315 £316
% change year-on-year
+14.60% -0.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Average hourly rate £43.50 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £38.13 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+14.09% +3.74%
Git (software)
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
455 222 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.50% 10.30% 11.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 141 169
Average daily rate £388 £333 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.54% -11.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 15 55
Average hourly rate £47.50 £41.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.45% +6.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £15.26 £20.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.29 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +3.67%

Git (software)
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Git (software) Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Git (software)
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Git (software) Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Git (software)
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Git (software) across the South West region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Git (software) Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Git (software)
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Git (software) Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Git (software)
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 21 October 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +9 41 £400 +23.07% 10
Wiltshire +6 20 £425 - 3
Gloucestershire - 10 £405 - 4
Somerset -9 7 £313 +9.64% 12
Dorset -10 2 £215 -57.00% 10
Cornwall - - - -
Devon - - - - 1
Git (software)
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 62 (52.99%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (52.14%) JavaScript
2 61 (52.14%) Linux
3 57 (48.72%) HTML
4 56 (47.86%) PHP
5 49 (41.88%) jQuery
5 49 (41.88%) Continuous Integration
6 48 (41.03%) HTML5
6 48 (41.03%) MySQL
7 45 (38.46%) Apache
8 33 (28.21%) SQL
8 33 (28.21%) CSS
8 33 (28.21%) Software Engineering
9 32 (27.35%) Subversion
9 32 (27.35%) Zend
9 32 (27.35%) CentOS
10 29 (24.79%) Java
11 27 (23.08%) Zend Framework
11 27 (23.08%) PHPUnit
12 25 (21.37%) Jenkins
12 25 (21.37%) OO
13 24 (20.51%) Automated Testing
13 24 (20.51%) Refactoring
14 22 (18.80%) CSS3
14 22 (18.80%) Scrum
14 22 (18.80%) Finance
15 21 (17.95%) Bash Shell
15 21 (17.95%) Ruby
16 20 (17.09%) MVC
16 20 (17.09%) DevOps

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 45 (38.46%) Apache
2 12 (10.26%) nginx
3 10 (8.55%) Confluence
4 9 (7.69%) ColdFusion
4 9 (7.69%) MediaWiki
4 9 (7.69%) Railo
5 7 (5.98%) CMS
6 4 (3.42%) Node.js
6 4 (3.42%) JBoss
7 2 (1.71%) Drupal
7 2 (1.71%) WordPress
8 1 (0.85%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.85%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.85%) MS Office
2 1 (0.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) GIMP
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.98%) GitHub
2 2 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.40%) Firewall
2 10 (8.55%) VPN
3 9 (7.69%) IPsec
3 9 (7.69%) Network Security
3 9 (7.69%) LDAP
3 9 (7.69%) LAN
3 9 (7.69%) WAN
3 9 (7.69%) IPv6
3 9 (7.69%) OSPF
3 9 (7.69%) BGP
3 9 (7.69%) EIGRP
4 4 (3.42%) HTTP
5 3 (2.56%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.85%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (41.03%) MySQL
2 13 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 9 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.42%) RDBMS
4 4 (3.42%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.56%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.56%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.85%) MS Access
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.85%) Redis
Development Applications
1 32 (27.35%) Subversion
2 27 (23.08%) PHPUnit
3 25 (21.37%) Jenkins
4 13 (11.11%) JIRA
5 12 (10.26%) Hudson
6 9 (7.69%) Selenium
6 9 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 8 (6.84%) ClearCase
8 5 (4.27%) Gerrit
9 4 (3.42%) Maven
9 4 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (2.56%) WebDriver
11 2 (1.71%) ReSharper
11 2 (1.71%) JMeter
11 2 (1.71%) Behat
11 2 (1.71%) NuGet
11 2 (1.71%) NUnit
12 1 (0.85%) PhpStorm
12 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 1 (0.85%) Mockito
General
1 22 (18.80%) Finance
2 3 (2.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 76 (64.96%) Developer
2 31 (26.50%) PHP Developer
3 16 (13.68%) Software Engineer
4 13 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 12 (10.26%) PHP Zend Developer
6 9 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 9 (7.69%) Web Developer
7 8 (6.84%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (5.98%) Front-End Developer
8 7 (5.98%) C++ Developer
9 6 (5.13%) Senior Developer
9 6 (5.13%) Designer
10 5 (4.27%) Senior PHP Developer
10 5 (4.27%) Java Developer
10 5 (4.27%) Web Designer
11 4 (3.42%) Test Engineer
11 4 (3.42%) Senior Test Engineer
11 4 (3.42%) Administrator
11 4 (3.42%) Systems Administrator
11 4 (3.42%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (48.72%) HTML
2 49 (41.88%) jQuery
3 48 (41.03%) HTML5
4 33 (28.21%) CSS
5 27 (23.08%) Zend Framework
6 22 (18.80%) CSS3
7 18 (15.38%) LAMP
8 16 (13.68%) Ajax
8 16 (13.68%) XML
9 11 (9.40%) AngularJS
9 11 (9.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (7.69%) XHTML
10 9 (7.69%) JSON
10 9 (7.69%) ColdBox
11 8 (6.84%) .NET
12 7 (5.98%) Sass
13 5 (4.27%) Leaflet
13 5 (4.27%) RESTful
13 5 (4.27%) REST
13 5 (4.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.69%) Wiki
2 7 (5.98%) User Experience
3 6 (5.13%) Clustering
4 3 (2.56%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.71%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.71%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.85%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.85%) Copywriting
6 1 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 61 (52.14%) Linux
2 32 (27.35%) CentOS
3 15 (12.82%) Debian
4 14 (11.97%) Ubuntu
4 14 (11.97%) Windows
5 9 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.56%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.71%) Android
7 2 (1.71%) UNIX
7 2 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.85%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.85%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (52.99%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (41.88%) Continuous Integration
3 33 (28.21%) Software Engineering
4 25 (21.37%) OO
5 24 (20.51%) Refactoring
5 24 (20.51%) Automated Testing
6 22 (18.80%) Scrum
7 20 (17.09%) MVC
7 20 (17.09%) DevOps
8 18 (15.38%) Mentoring
9 12 (10.26%) Release Management
10 10 (8.55%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (8.55%) TDD
11 9 (7.69%) Data Modelling
11 9 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
12 7 (5.98%) Configuration Management
12 7 (5.98%) Unit Testing
13 6 (5.13%) Content Management
14 5 (4.27%) UML
14 5 (4.27%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 61 (52.14%) JavaScript
2 56 (47.86%) PHP
3 33 (28.21%) SQL
4 29 (24.79%) Java
5 21 (17.95%) Ruby
5 21 (17.95%) Bash Shell
6 19 (16.24%) Perl
7 11 (9.40%) C++
7 11 (9.40%) Python
8 9 (7.69%) CFML
9 8 (6.84%) T-SQL
10 7 (5.98%) C#
10 7 (5.98%) PL/SQL
10 7 (5.98%) PHP5
11 4 (3.42%) C
12 3 (2.56%) VB.NET
12 3 (2.56%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.85%) Groovy
13 1 (0.85%) VC++
13 1 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (16.24%) Security Cleared
2 16 (13.68%) DV Cleared
3 6 (5.13%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.42%) ISEB
5 3 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.56%) HND
5 3 (2.56%) CCNA
5 3 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.71%) Degree
7 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.56%) SLA
2 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.85%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (10.26%) Samba
2 11 (9.40%) Postfix
3 10 (8.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (7.69%) XenServer
5 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 19 (16.24%) Puppet
2 11 (9.40%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (8.55%) ZABBIX
4 4 (3.42%) Salt
5 2 (1.71%) Ansible
Vendors
1 32 (27.35%) Zend
2 15 (12.82%) Red Hat
3 13 (11.11%) VMware
4 10 (8.55%) Citrix
5 5 (4.27%) Oracle
6 3 (2.56%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.71%) Twitter
8 1 (0.85%) New Relic
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