The table below looks at the statistics for Git (software) skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Git (software) over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Git Distributed Version Control System
Rank 72 138 248
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +110
Contract jobs citing Git (software) 1464 825 431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.51% 1.57% 0.79%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.68% 13.32% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1056 589 285
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £492
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £310 £315
% change year-on-year
+16.93% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 19
Average hourly rate £35.81 £38.88 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.87% +7.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.66 £29.70 £25.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.96 £76.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.81 £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-4.50% +4.16%

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

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7439 6195 6084
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.75% 11.81% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5001 4023 3446
Average daily rate £400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.90% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 146 234
Average hourly rate £38.50 £36.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.47% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.50 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.90 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.27% +2.85%

Git (software)
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Git (software) Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Git (software)
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Git (software) within the UK.

Git (software) Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Git (software)
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Git (software) within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Git (software) Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Git (software)
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Git (software) within the UK.

Git (software) Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Git (software)
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Git (software) within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Git (software) Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Git (software)
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 24 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
England +64 1404 £400 +6.66% 486
London +42 872 £413 - 208
South East +47 167 £355 +5.18% 90
City of London +35 152 £397 -11.83% 42
East of England +39 94 £419 +45.65% 29
South West +19 79 £400 +40.35% 40
North West +27 69 £325 +8.33% 41
Manchester +27 54 £325 +10.16% 24
Hampshire -11 53 £400 +1.26% 28
Berkshire +45 46 £330 +1.53% 13
Bristol +12 41 £400 +23.07% 11
North East - 33 £350 - 12
Hertfordshire -4 30 £405 +32.24% 10
Southampton +17 29 £400 +45.45% 9
Yorkshire -38 28 £325 +2.36% 35
East Midlands +21 27 £325 +16.07% 13
West Midlands +2 26 £320 +25.49% 18
Cambridgeshire +17 25 £363 +33.02% 13
Tyne and Wear - 25 £375 - 11
Newcastle upon Tyne - 25 £375 - 7
West Yorkshire -28 23 £338 +3.84% 15
Cambridge +23 22 £363 - 9
Oxfordshire +8 22 £438 +45.83% 9
Wiltshire +7 22 £425 +70.00% 2
Scotland -12 21 £381 +27.08% 10
Wales -5 19 £350 +3.70% 3
Edinburgh 0 17 £381 -4.68% 3
Leeds -26 16 £375 +15.38% 10
Maidenhead - 16 £225 - 1
Reading +16 15 £363 +11.53% 5

Git (software)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 1335 (51.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1241 (47.68%) HTML
3 1196 (45.95%) JavaScript
4 1110 (42.64%) CSS
5 949 (36.46%) Subversion
6 946 (36.34%) Linux
7 854 (32.81%) Java
8 726 (27.89%) TDD
9 633 (24.32%) HTML5
10 631 (24.24%) PHP
11 630 (24.20%) Continuous Integration
12 607 (23.32%) jQuery
13 590 (22.67%) MySQL
14 584 (22.44%) Scrum
15 544 (20.90%) OO
16 527 (20.25%) Jenkins
17 503 (19.32%) Web Services
18 472 (18.13%) SQL
19 468 (17.98%) CSS3
20 448 (17.21%) Ruby
21 440 (16.90%) UNIX
22 436 (16.75%) Python
23 422 (16.21%) XML
24 410 (15.75%) MVC
25 389 (14.94%) Apache
26 385 (14.79%) Configuration Management
27 372 (14.29%) JSON
28 371 (14.25%) DevOps
29 354 (13.60%) Responsive Web Design
30 353 (13.56%) BDD

Git (software)
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
1 389 (14.94%) Apache
2 225 (8.64%) Node.js
3 175 (6.72%) CMS
4 162 (6.22%) Tomcat
5 129 (4.96%) Confluence
6 82 (3.15%) JBoss
7 81 (3.11%) Drupal
8 61 (2.34%) nginx
9 60 (2.31%) WebLogic
10 50 (1.92%) Apache Solr
11 42 (1.61%) IIS
12 41 (1.58%) WordPress
13 38 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
14 35 (1.34%) OpenStack
15 29 (1.11%) WebSphere
16 27 (1.04%) Adobe CQ
17 23 (0.88%) SharePoint
18 19 (0.73%) Jetty
19 18 (0.69%) Umbraco
20 16 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 48 (1.84%) Photoshop
2 28 (1.08%) MS Excel
3 12 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (0.31%) Doxygen
5 7 (0.27%) Fireworks
6 6 (0.23%) MS Office
7 2 (0.077%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (0.077%) SPSS
7 2 (0.077%) MS Project
7 2 (0.077%) GIMP
7 2 (0.077%) Gephi
8 1 (0.038%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 52 (2.00%) Magento
2 11 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
3 10 (0.38%) RMDS
4 9 (0.35%) SiteCatalyst
5 7 (0.27%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.19%) WebTrends
6 5 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.19%) Summit
7 4 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.077%) AquaLogic BPM
9 1 (0.038%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.038%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.038%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.038%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 102 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (1.61%) GitHub
4 41 (1.58%) Amazon EC2
5 39 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (0.58%) Amazon S3
6 15 (0.58%) Heroku
7 14 (0.54%) SaaS
8 12 (0.46%) Google App Engine
9 11 (0.42%) Joyent
10 10 (0.38%) PaaS
11 8 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
12 6 (0.23%) IaaS
13 4 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
13 4 (0.15%) Office 365
14 3 (0.12%) Rackspace Cloud
15 2 (0.077%) Route 53
15 2 (0.077%) Google Compute Engine
16 1 (0.038%) ElastiCache
16 1 (0.038%) Gitorious
Communications & Networking
1 265 (10.18%) HTTP
2 75 (2.88%) Internet
3 53 (2.04%) DNS
4 46 (1.77%) TCP/IP
5 43 (1.65%) Firewall
6 34 (1.31%) LDAP
7 28 (1.08%) VPN
8 17 (0.65%) SSH
9 16 (0.61%) SSL
10 14 (0.54%) Network Security
11 13 (0.50%) HTTPS
12 12 (0.46%) Ethernet
13 11 (0.42%) WAN
13 11 (0.42%) LAN
13 11 (0.42%) IPv6
13 11 (0.42%) OSPF
13 11 (0.42%) BGP
13 11 (0.42%) EIGRP
13 11 (0.42%) IPsec
14 9 (0.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 590 (22.67%) MySQL
2 277 (10.64%) Relational Database
3 217 (8.34%) MongoDB
4 150 (5.76%) SQL Server
5 149 (5.72%) NoSQL
6 143 (5.49%) PostgreSQL
7 87 (3.34%) Redis
8 62 (2.38%) Big Data
9 58 (2.23%) Oracle Database
10 55 (2.11%) RDBMS
11 38 (1.46%) Hadoop
12 35 (1.34%) SSDT
13 34 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
14 28 (1.08%) RavenDB
15 26 (1.00%) Neo4j
15 26 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
16 25 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
17 23 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
18 22 (0.85%) Amazon Redshift
19 18 (0.69%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 949 (36.46%) Subversion
2 527 (20.25%) Jenkins
3 331 (12.72%) Maven
4 326 (12.52%) JIRA
5 228 (8.76%) TeamCity
6 174 (6.68%) Cucumber
7 162 (6.22%) Selenium
8 161 (6.19%) Team Foundation Server
9 142 (5.46%) JUnit
10 131 (5.03%) Hudson
11 130 (4.99%) Mercurial
12 109 (4.19%) Jasmine
13 105 (4.03%) Visual Studio
14 99 (3.80%) Grunt
15 90 (3.46%) Ant
16 88 (3.38%) PHPUnit
17 78 (3.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 72 (2.77%) Eclipse
19 65 (2.50%) Artifactory
20 60 (2.31%) Mockito
General
1 227 (8.72%) Finance
2 85 (3.27%) Banking
3 62 (2.38%) Marketing
4 55 (2.11%) Games
5 52 (2.00%) Retail
6 46 (1.77%) Investment Banking
7 42 (1.61%) Publishing
8 39 (1.50%) Telecoms
9 25 (0.96%) Front Office
10 22 (0.85%) Advertising
11 18 (0.69%) Legal
12 13 (0.50%) Manufacturing
12 13 (0.50%) Electronics
13 12 (0.46%) Financial Institution
14 10 (0.38%) German Language
15 9 (0.35%) French Language
16 6 (0.23%) Music Industry
17 5 (0.19%) Billing
17 5 (0.19%) Back Office
18 4 (0.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1893 (72.72%) Developer
2 287 (11.03%) PHP Developer
3 274 (10.53%) Front-End Developer
4 273 (10.49%) Java Developer
5 236 (9.07%) Senior Developer
6 215 (8.26%) DevOps Engineer
7 189 (7.26%) Web Developer
8 111 (4.26%) JavaScript Developer
9 110 (4.23%) iOS Developer
10 100 (3.84%) Python Developer
11 98 (3.76%) Software Engineer
12 80 (3.07%) .NET Developer
13 63 (2.42%) Android Developer
14 60 (2.31%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 55 (2.11%) Python/Django Developer
16 54 (2.07%) Drupal Developer
17 53 (2.04%) Senior Java Developer
18 51 (1.96%) Lead Developer
19 48 (1.84%) Architect
20 46 (1.77%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1241 (47.68%) HTML
2 1110 (42.64%) CSS
3 633 (24.32%) HTML5
4 607 (23.32%) jQuery
5 503 (19.32%) Web Services
6 468 (17.98%) CSS3
7 422 (16.21%) XML
8 372 (14.29%) JSON
9 320 (12.29%) AngularJS
10 315 (12.10%) RESTful
11 287 (11.03%) .NET
12 274 (10.53%) REST
13 237 (9.10%) SOAP
14 213 (8.18%) LAMP
15 208 (7.99%) Sass
16 200 (7.68%) Ajax
17 190 (7.30%) Spring
18 184 (7.07%) Backbone.js
19 137 (5.26%) ASP.NET
20 123 (4.73%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 256 (9.83%) Open Source
2 194 (7.45%) User Experience
3 129 (4.96%) Mobile App
4 126 (4.84%) Computer Science
5 103 (3.96%) Visualisation
6 82 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
7 56 (2.15%) iPhone
8 48 (1.84%) Data Structures
9 41 (1.58%) Digital Media
9 41 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
10 32 (1.23%) iPad
10 32 (1.23%) W3C
11 27 (1.04%) Wiki
12 26 (1.00%) Algorithms
13 23 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 21 (0.81%) Client/Server
14 21 (0.81%) N-Tier
15 20 (0.77%) Derivative
16 19 (0.73%) E-Learning
17 16 (0.61%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 946 (36.34%) Linux
2 440 (16.90%) UNIX
3 219 (8.41%) Windows
4 197 (7.57%) Apple iOS
5 168 (6.45%) Mac OS X
6 156 (5.99%) Android
7 145 (5.57%) CentOS
8 111 (4.26%) Ubuntu
9 101 (3.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 48 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
11 30 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
11 30 (1.15%) Debian
12 24 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
12 24 (0.92%) Solaris
13 20 (0.77%) Oracle Linux
14 15 (0.58%) Windows Phone
15 11 (0.42%) AIX
16 9 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
17 6 (0.23%) Mac OS
18 5 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1335 (51.29%) Agile Software Development
2 726 (27.89%) TDD
3 630 (24.20%) Continuous Integration
4 584 (22.44%) Scrum
5 544 (20.90%) OO
6 410 (15.75%) MVC
7 385 (14.79%) Configuration Management
8 371 (14.25%) DevOps
9 354 (13.60%) Responsive Web Design
10 353 (13.56%) BDD
11 296 (11.37%) Web Development
12 230 (8.84%) Software Engineering
13 224 (8.61%) E-Commerce
14 223 (8.57%) Web Design
15 213 (8.18%) Unit Testing
16 163 (6.26%) Automated Testing
17 160 (6.15%) OOP
18 157 (6.03%) Kanban
19 140 (5.38%) iOS Development
20 122 (4.69%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1196 (45.95%) JavaScript
2 854 (32.81%) Java
3 631 (24.24%) PHP
4 472 (18.13%) SQL
5 448 (17.21%) Ruby
6 436 (16.75%) Python
7 242 (9.30%) C#
8 164 (6.30%) Perl
9 155 (5.95%) Bash Shell
10 124 (4.76%) Scala
11 116 (4.46%) Objective-C
12 109 (4.19%) PHP5
13 107 (4.11%) Shell Script
14 69 (2.65%) C++
15 65 (2.50%) C
16 56 (2.15%) PL/SQL
17 52 (2.00%) Groovy
18 48 (1.84%) T-SQL
19 36 (1.38%) PowerShell
20 21 (0.81%) VB
Qualifications
1 181 (6.95%) Degree
2 102 (3.92%) Security Cleared
3 61 (2.34%) SC Cleared
4 19 (0.73%) DV Cleared
5 14 (0.54%) ISEB
6 10 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (0.35%) ISTQB
8 8 (0.31%) BC Cleared
9 5 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.15%) MCP
11 3 (0.12%) HND
11 3 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.12%) MCSE
11 3 (0.12%) CCNA
12 2 (0.077%) MCTS
12 2 (0.077%) PhD
12 2 (0.077%) MCAD
12 2 (0.077%) MCSD
12 2 (0.077%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (4.84%) QA
2 22 (0.85%) SLA
3 15 (0.58%) WCAG
4 10 (0.38%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.19%) ISO 14001
6 3 (0.12%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.038%) WAI
8 1 (0.038%) JTAG
System Software
1 66 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (1.65%) Varnish
3 31 (1.19%) vCloud
4 26 (1.00%) Docker
5 17 (0.65%) Active Directory
6 15 (0.58%) Xen
6 15 (0.58%) vSphere
7 14 (0.54%) XenServer
7 14 (0.54%) Samba
8 13 (0.50%) Postfix
9 11 (0.42%) KVM
10 8 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 8 (0.31%) LXC
10 8 (0.31%) NFS
10 8 (0.31%) VMware ESX
11 6 (0.23%) Shibboleth
12 4 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (0.15%) Hyper-V
12 4 (0.15%) VirtualBox
13 3 (0.12%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 348 (13.37%) Puppet
2 246 (9.45%) Opscode Chef
3 73 (2.80%) Vagrant
4 67 (2.57%) Nagios
5 58 (2.23%) ZABBIX
6 43 (1.65%) Ansible
7 31 (1.19%) Graylog2
8 27 (1.04%) Salt
9 26 (1.00%) Kibana
10 25 (0.96%) Capistrano
11 24 (0.92%) Zenoss
12 21 (0.81%) YUM
13 16 (0.61%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 13 (0.50%) Opsview
15 12 (0.46%) Cobbler
16 11 (0.42%) logstash
17 9 (0.35%) collectd
18 6 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
19 5 (0.19%) HAProxy
19 5 (0.19%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 201 (7.72%) Oracle
2 145 (5.57%) Zend
3 138 (5.30%) Microsoft
4 104 (4.00%) VMware
5 95 (3.65%) Red Hat
6 85 (3.27%) Google
7 56 (2.15%) Atlassian
8 50 (1.92%) Facebook
9 39 (1.50%) Adobe
10 38 (1.46%) Twitter
11 36 (1.38%) Apple
11 36 (1.38%) New Relic
12 33 (1.27%) Splunk
13 32 (1.23%) Red Gate
14 30 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
14 30 (1.15%) Perforce
15 27 (1.04%) Rackspace
16 22 (0.85%) Akamai
17 21 (0.81%) 29West
18 17 (0.65%) Sencha
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