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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Git Distributed Version Control System
Rank 73 132 230
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +98
Contract jobs citing Git (software) 1322 846 482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.38% 1.61% 0.83%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.43% 13.69% 7.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 893 630 333
Average daily rate
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£400 £368 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £235 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
+13.28% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 17
Average hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +29.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £22.15 £25.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £115.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%

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
7173 6178 6390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.89% 11.73% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4584 3966 3640
Average daily rate £388 £388 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 132 223
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.72 £20.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 28 August 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)
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 28 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +49 1269 £400 +6.66% 493
London +42 861 £400 - 240
City of London +42 141 £419 +1.51% 55
South East +12 106 £350 - 85
East of England +31 104 £400 +23.07% 42
South West +4 54 £403 +23.84% 34
Cambridgeshire +18 45 £375 +7.14% 22
North West +7 41 £338 - 46
Manchester +2 35 £350 +2.18% 29
Hampshire -28 35 £350 - 28
West Midlands +11 28 £320 +21.32% 11
Bristol +4 27 £400 +23.07% 13
East Midlands +11 26 £403 +43.75% 12
Cambridge +11 24 £375 +7.14% 19
Berkshire +22 23 £325 -17.46% 6
Yorkshire -45 22 £320 +6.66% 27
Bedfordshire -5 18 £444 -1.38% 5
Hertfordshire -1 17 £396 +29.18% 11
Southampton +2 16 £355 +22.41% 10
Wales -8 13 £375 +15.38% 6
Norfolk -3 12 £250 +25.12% 3
Luton -15 12 £425 -5.55% 5
North East - 12 £250 - 2
Slough +12 11 £325 +30.00% 3
Norwich -4 11 £250 +25.12% 3
Scotland -25 11 £433 +44.16% 11
West Yorkshire -34 11 £320 +6.66% 19
Leicestershire +14 10 £325 - 6
Coventry -1 10 £320 -
Edinburgh -18 10 £433 +44.16% 6

Git (software)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1115 (48.25%) HTML
2 1078 (46.65%) JavaScript
3 1008 (43.62%) CSS
4 870 (37.65%) Subversion
5 819 (35.44%) Linux
6 769 (33.28%) Java
7 650 (28.13%) TDD
8 635 (27.48%) Agile Software Development
9 564 (24.41%) Continuous Integration
10 546 (23.63%) HTML5
10 546 (23.63%) PHP
11 540 (23.37%) jQuery
12 506 (21.90%) MySQL
13 500 (21.64%) OO
14 487 (21.07%) Jenkins
15 471 (20.38%) SQL
16 457 (19.77%) Scrum
17 426 (18.43%) Web Services
18 403 (17.44%) XML
19 390 (16.88%) CSS3
20 373 (16.14%) UNIX
21 368 (15.92%) Ruby
22 355 (15.36%) MVC
23 344 (14.89%) JSON
24 340 (14.71%) BDD
25 318 (13.76%) Configuration Management
26 313 (13.54%) Python
27 311 (13.46%) Apache
28 310 (13.41%) .NET
29 308 (13.33%) Maven

Git (software)
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 311 (13.46%) Apache
2 200 (8.65%) Node.js
3 171 (7.40%) CMS
4 128 (5.54%) Tomcat
5 125 (5.41%) Confluence
6 81 (3.50%) WebLogic
7 68 (2.94%) nginx
8 64 (2.77%) Drupal
9 50 (2.16%) IIS
10 42 (1.82%) WordPress
11 36 (1.56%) Adobe CQ
12 34 (1.47%) Apache Solr
13 33 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
14 29 (1.25%) Umbraco
15 28 (1.21%) WebSphere
16 25 (1.08%) OpenStack
17 20 (0.87%) SharePoint
18 18 (0.78%) Mule
19 17 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
20 14 (0.61%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 42 (1.82%) Photoshop
2 15 (0.65%) MS Excel
3 11 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (0.43%) Fireworks
5 6 (0.26%) MS Office
6 4 (0.17%) Doxygen
7 2 (0.087%) GIMP
7 2 (0.087%) Gephi
7 2 (0.087%) SPSS
8 1 (0.043%) CorelDRAW
8 1 (0.043%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.043%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.043%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 45 (1.95%) Magento
2 14 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
3 9 (0.39%) SiteCatalyst
4 8 (0.35%) Summit
5 7 (0.30%) RMDS
6 5 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.22%) WebTrends
7 3 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
7 3 (0.13%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.087%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.087%) SunGard GMI
8 2 (0.087%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.087%) AquaLogic BPM
9 1 (0.043%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 89 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (1.86%) GitHub
4 38 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
5 28 (1.21%) Amazon EC2
6 15 (0.65%) SaaS
7 10 (0.43%) Heroku
8 8 (0.35%) Rackspace Cloud
8 8 (0.35%) Google App Engine
9 6 (0.26%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (0.22%) IaaS
10 5 (0.22%) Route 53
11 4 (0.17%) Google Compute Engine
12 3 (0.13%) Office 365
12 3 (0.13%) Joyent
13 1 (0.043%) Amazon EMR
13 1 (0.043%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.043%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.043%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 224 (9.69%) HTTP
2 61 (2.64%) Internet
3 46 (1.99%) Firewall
4 45 (1.95%) DNS
5 41 (1.77%) TCP/IP
6 32 (1.38%) LDAP
7 30 (1.30%) VPN
8 21 (0.91%) SSH
9 19 (0.82%) SSL
10 18 (0.78%) Network Security
11 15 (0.65%) IPv6
11 15 (0.65%) LAN
11 15 (0.65%) WAN
12 14 (0.61%) OSPF
12 14 (0.61%) BGP
12 14 (0.61%) EIGRP
12 14 (0.61%) IPsec
13 12 (0.52%) HTTPS
14 11 (0.48%) Ethernet
15 8 (0.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 506 (21.90%) MySQL
2 241 (10.43%) Relational Database
3 185 (8.01%) MongoDB
4 177 (7.66%) SQL Server
5 116 (5.02%) PostgreSQL
6 115 (4.98%) NoSQL
7 64 (2.77%) Redis
8 55 (2.38%) Big Data
9 49 (2.12%) Oracle Database
10 43 (1.86%) SSDT
11 41 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
12 35 (1.51%) RDBMS
13 33 (1.43%) RavenDB
14 30 (1.30%) Neo4j
15 24 (1.04%) Hadoop
15 24 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
16 21 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
16 21 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
17 19 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
18 17 (0.74%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 870 (37.65%) Subversion
2 487 (21.07%) Jenkins
3 308 (13.33%) Maven
4 307 (13.28%) JIRA
5 261 (11.29%) TeamCity
6 169 (7.31%) Cucumber
7 162 (7.01%) Team Foundation Server
8 159 (6.88%) Selenium
9 150 (6.49%) Mercurial
10 148 (6.40%) Hudson
11 135 (5.84%) Visual Studio
12 130 (5.63%) JUnit
13 92 (3.98%) Jasmine
14 85 (3.68%) Grunt
15 80 (3.46%) Artifactory
16 75 (3.25%) Ant
17 66 (2.86%) PHPUnit
18 65 (2.81%) WebDriver
19 62 (2.68%) Eclipse
20 61 (2.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 192 (8.31%) Finance
2 66 (2.86%) Banking
3 54 (2.34%) Retail
3 54 (2.34%) Marketing
4 41 (1.77%) Telecoms
5 39 (1.69%) Publishing
6 37 (1.60%) Games
6 37 (1.60%) Investment Banking
7 22 (0.95%) Front Office
8 21 (0.91%) Advertising
9 15 (0.65%) Electronics
10 12 (0.52%) Legal
11 11 (0.48%) German Language
12 10 (0.43%) French Language
12 10 (0.43%) Manufacturing
13 8 (0.35%) Back Office
14 7 (0.30%) Billing
15 6 (0.26%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.17%) Multimedia
16 4 (0.17%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 1630 (70.53%) Developer
2 247 (10.69%) PHP Developer
3 243 (10.51%) Java Developer
4 233 (10.08%) Front-End Developer
5 176 (7.62%) Web Developer
6 170 (7.36%) DevOps Engineer
7 145 (6.27%) Senior Developer
8 103 (4.46%) .NET Developer
9 92 (3.98%) Software Engineer
10 90 (3.89%) iOS Developer
11 89 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
12 69 (2.99%) Python Developer
13 52 (2.25%) Architect
13 52 (2.25%) Release Engineer
14 50 (2.16%) Drupal Developer
14 50 (2.16%) Android Developer
15 47 (2.03%) Lead Developer
16 44 (1.90%) Ruby Developer
17 43 (1.86%) Build Engineer
17 43 (1.86%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1115 (48.25%) HTML
2 1008 (43.62%) CSS
3 546 (23.63%) HTML5
4 540 (23.37%) jQuery
5 426 (18.43%) Web Services
6 403 (17.44%) XML
7 390 (16.88%) CSS3
8 344 (14.89%) JSON
9 310 (13.41%) .NET
10 264 (11.42%) AngularJS
11 254 (10.99%) RESTful
12 234 (10.13%) REST
13 202 (8.74%) SOAP
14 193 (8.35%) Ajax
15 179 (7.75%) Sass
16 178 (7.70%) LAMP
17 166 (7.18%) ASP.NET
18 159 (6.88%) Backbone.js
19 154 (6.66%) Spring
20 115 (4.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 191 (8.26%) Open Source
2 124 (5.37%) Computer Science
3 111 (4.80%) Mobile App
4 71 (3.07%) Visualisation
5 68 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
6 44 (1.90%) iPhone
7 31 (1.34%) iPad
7 31 (1.34%) Wiki
8 28 (1.21%) W3C
8 28 (1.21%) Digital Media
9 22 (0.95%) DTV
9 22 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 19 (0.82%) Management Information System
10 19 (0.82%) E-Learning
11 18 (0.78%) Clustering
11 18 (0.78%) New Media
12 17 (0.74%) Client/Server
13 16 (0.69%) Video on Demand
14 15 (0.65%) IPTV
15 14 (0.61%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 819 (35.44%) Linux
2 373 (16.14%) UNIX
3 206 (8.91%) Windows
4 166 (7.18%) Apple iOS
5 147 (6.36%) Mac OS X
6 130 (5.63%) Android
7 85 (3.68%) Ubuntu
8 82 (3.55%) CentOS
9 76 (3.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 62 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
11 41 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
12 37 (1.60%) Debian
13 28 (1.21%) Solaris
14 27 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
15 21 (0.91%) Oracle Linux
16 16 (0.69%) AIX
17 10 (0.43%) Windows Phone
18 5 (0.22%) SELinux
19 4 (0.17%) Windows Phone 8
19 4 (0.17%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 650 (28.13%) TDD
2 635 (27.48%) Agile Software Development
3 564 (24.41%) Continuous Integration
4 500 (21.64%) OO
5 457 (19.77%) Scrum
6 355 (15.36%) MVC
7 340 (14.71%) BDD
8 318 (13.76%) Configuration Management
9 308 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
10 301 (13.02%) DevOps
11 279 (12.07%) Web Development
12 229 (9.91%) E-Commerce
13 216 (9.35%) Software Engineering
14 202 (8.74%) Unit Testing
15 189 (8.18%) Web Design
16 158 (6.84%) SOA
17 152 (6.58%) OOP
18 119 (5.15%) Automated Testing
19 117 (5.06%) Kanban
20 109 (4.72%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 1078 (46.65%) JavaScript
2 769 (33.28%) Java
3 546 (23.63%) PHP
4 471 (20.38%) SQL
5 368 (15.92%) Ruby
6 313 (13.54%) Python
7 246 (10.64%) C#
8 149 (6.45%) Perl
9 133 (5.76%) Bash Shell
10 104 (4.50%) PHP5
11 99 (4.28%) Objective-C
12 98 (4.24%) Shell Script
13 83 (3.59%) PL/SQL
13 83 (3.59%) Scala
14 63 (2.73%) Groovy
15 62 (2.68%) C++
16 54 (2.34%) C
17 49 (2.12%) T-SQL
18 41 (1.77%) PowerShell
19 36 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 153 (6.62%) Degree
2 68 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 34 (1.47%) SC Cleared
4 11 (0.48%) DV Cleared
5 9 (0.39%) ISEB
6 8 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (0.35%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.22%) RHCE
8 4 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.17%) MCP
9 3 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.13%) MCSE
9 3 (0.13%) CCNA
9 3 (0.13%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.087%) MySQL Certification
10 2 (0.087%) MCTS
10 2 (0.087%) PhD
10 2 (0.087%) MCAD
10 2 (0.087%) MCSD
11 1 (0.043%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (4.67%) QA
2 18 (0.78%) SLA
3 14 (0.61%) WCAG
3 14 (0.61%) ISO 9001
4 8 (0.35%) ISO 14001
5 3 (0.13%) WAI
5 3 (0.13%) SNOMED CT
5 3 (0.13%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.043%) JTAG
6 1 (0.043%) EMIR
6 1 (0.043%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.043%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 51 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (1.25%) Varnish
3 26 (1.13%) vCloud
4 21 (0.91%) Postfix
4 21 (0.91%) Samba
5 19 (0.82%) Active Directory
6 17 (0.74%) XenServer
7 15 (0.65%) Docker
8 11 (0.48%) vSphere
8 11 (0.48%) Xen
9 10 (0.43%) NFS
10 8 (0.35%) KVM
11 7 (0.30%) Hyper-V
12 6 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
12 6 (0.26%) Shibboleth
13 5 (0.22%) VMware ESX
13 5 (0.22%) Squid
14 4 (0.17%) VirtualBox
15 3 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 3 (0.13%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 271 (11.73%) Puppet
2 189 (8.18%) Opscode Chef
3 60 (2.60%) Nagios
4 58 (2.51%) ZABBIX
5 55 (2.38%) Vagrant
6 34 (1.47%) Ansible
7 29 (1.25%) Salt
8 19 (0.82%) Capistrano
9 18 (0.78%) YUM
10 17 (0.74%) Zenoss
11 15 (0.65%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 15 (0.65%) Graylog2
12 14 (0.61%) Kibana
13 10 (0.43%) Cobbler
14 8 (0.35%) ITRS Geneos
14 8 (0.35%) Opsview
15 7 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
15 7 (0.30%) Ganglia
16 5 (0.22%) logstash
16 5 (0.22%) Icinga
Vendors
1 219 (9.48%) Oracle
2 136 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 126 (5.45%) Zend
4 93 (4.02%) VMware
5 92 (3.98%) Red Hat
6 61 (2.64%) JBoss
7 59 (2.55%) Google
8 51 (2.21%) Adobe
9 50 (2.16%) Atlassian
10 45 (1.95%) Facebook
11 43 (1.86%) Red Gate
12 35 (1.51%) Twitter
13 34 (1.47%) Splunk
14 29 (1.25%) Apple
15 28 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
16 22 (0.95%) Perforce
16 22 (0.95%) Rackspace
17 18 (0.78%) IBM
17 18 (0.78%) Citrix
18 16 (0.69%) Sun
East London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £200 to £275 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: neg
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton, Surrey
Energon Technology
Rate: From £400 to £425 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Square One Resources
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Teamcore
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £200 to £300 per day + 6 Month Contract
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Gold Group
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £380.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago