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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Git Distributed Version Control System
Rank 73 134 231
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +97
Contract jobs citing Git (software) 1329 854 482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.35% 1.60% 0.83%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.32% 13.64% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 904 636 333
Average daily rate
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£398 £368 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.16% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £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
7256 6262 6397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.84% 11.73% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4661 4021 3641
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 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 132 223
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 £23.75 £20.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+3.56% -2.66%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +52 1278 £400 +6.66% 515
London +39 863 £400 - 255
City of London +38 141 £419 +1.51% 60
South East +9 107 £350 - 80
East of England +35 106 £400 +23.07% 49
South West -6 54 £403 +31.96% 28
North West +14 45 £325 -3.70% 48
Cambridgeshire +13 44 £375 +7.14% 22
Hampshire -33 39 £350 - 23
Manchester +6 37 £350 +2.18% 33
West Midlands +4 28 £320 +21.32% 11
Bristol +1 27 £400 +23.07% 8
East Midlands +13 26 £403 +43.75% 15
Cambridge +12 25 £375 +7.14% 18
Berkshire +23 22 £325 -17.46% 8
Yorkshire -46 21 £320 +6.66% 30
Southampton +3 19 £365 +25.86% 9
Hertfordshire -2 19 £396 +29.18% 13
Bedfordshire -3 19 £450 - 11
Wales -2 13 £375 +15.38% 7
Luton -13 13 £425 -5.55% 10
North East - 13 £250 - 5
Norfolk -4 12 £250 +25.12% 2
Norwich -6 11 £250 +25.12% 2
West Yorkshire -37 11 £320 +6.66% 18
Leicestershire +16 10 £325 - 7
Coventry -3 10 £320 -
Scotland -30 10 £450 +50.00% 12
Slough +8 9 £325 +30.00% 3
Oxfordshire +2 9 £350 - 13

Git (software)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 1123 (48.16%) HTML
2 1087 (46.61%) JavaScript
3 1017 (43.61%) CSS
4 881 (37.78%) Subversion
5 823 (35.29%) Linux
6 773 (33.15%) Java
7 663 (28.43%) TDD
8 641 (27.49%) Agile Software Development
9 570 (24.44%) Continuous Integration
10 551 (23.63%) PHP
11 550 (23.58%) HTML5
12 543 (23.28%) jQuery
13 517 (22.17%) MySQL
14 504 (21.61%) OO
15 487 (20.88%) Jenkins
16 470 (20.15%) SQL
17 466 (19.98%) Scrum
18 433 (18.57%) Web Services
19 407 (17.45%) XML
20 393 (16.85%) CSS3
21 376 (16.12%) UNIX
22 368 (15.78%) Ruby
23 362 (15.52%) MVC
24 347 (14.88%) JSON
25 342 (14.67%) BDD
26 321 (13.77%) Configuration Management
27 317 (13.59%) Apache
27 317 (13.59%) Python
28 309 (13.25%) .NET
28 309 (13.25%) Maven

Git (software)
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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
1 317 (13.59%) Apache
2 201 (8.62%) Node.js
3 172 (7.38%) CMS
4 130 (5.57%) Tomcat
5 125 (5.36%) Confluence
6 80 (3.43%) WebLogic
7 70 (3.00%) nginx
8 65 (2.79%) Drupal
9 50 (2.14%) IIS
10 41 (1.76%) WordPress
11 35 (1.50%) Adobe CQ
12 34 (1.46%) Apache Solr
13 33 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
14 29 (1.24%) Umbraco
15 28 (1.20%) WebSphere
16 24 (1.03%) OpenStack
17 20 (0.86%) SharePoint
18 18 (0.77%) Mule
19 16 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
20 14 (0.60%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 42 (1.80%) Photoshop
2 15 (0.64%) MS Excel
3 11 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (0.43%) Fireworks
5 6 (0.26%) MS Office
6 4 (0.17%) Doxygen
7 2 (0.086%) GIMP
7 2 (0.086%) Gephi
7 2 (0.086%) 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 47 (2.02%) Magento
2 14 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
3 9 (0.39%) SiteCatalyst
4 8 (0.34%) Summit
5 7 (0.30%) RMDS
6 5 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.21%) WebTrends
7 3 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
7 3 (0.13%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.086%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.086%) SunGard GMI
8 2 (0.086%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.086%) AquaLogic BPM
9 1 (0.043%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 91 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (2.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (1.84%) GitHub
4 37 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
5 27 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
6 15 (0.64%) SaaS
7 10 (0.43%) Heroku
8 8 (0.34%) Rackspace Cloud
8 8 (0.34%) Google App Engine
8 8 (0.34%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
9 5 (0.21%) IaaS
10 4 (0.17%) Google Compute Engine
10 4 (0.17%) Route 53
11 3 (0.13%) Office 365
11 3 (0.13%) Joyent
12 1 (0.043%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.043%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.043%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.043%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 229 (9.82%) HTTP
2 62 (2.66%) Internet
3 46 (1.97%) Firewall
4 45 (1.93%) DNS
5 41 (1.76%) TCP/IP
6 32 (1.37%) LDAP
7 30 (1.29%) VPN
8 21 (0.90%) SSH
9 20 (0.86%) SSL
10 18 (0.77%) Network Security
11 15 (0.64%) IPv6
11 15 (0.64%) LAN
11 15 (0.64%) WAN
12 14 (0.60%) OSPF
12 14 (0.60%) BGP
12 14 (0.60%) EIGRP
12 14 (0.60%) IPsec
13 12 (0.51%) HTTPS
14 11 (0.47%) Ethernet
15 8 (0.34%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 517 (22.17%) MySQL
2 247 (10.59%) Relational Database
3 184 (7.89%) MongoDB
4 177 (7.59%) SQL Server
5 116 (4.97%) NoSQL
6 114 (4.89%) PostgreSQL
7 66 (2.83%) Redis
8 55 (2.36%) Big Data
9 50 (2.14%) Oracle Database
10 43 (1.84%) SSDT
11 41 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
12 37 (1.59%) RDBMS
13 33 (1.42%) RavenDB
14 31 (1.33%) Neo4j
15 24 (1.03%) Hadoop
15 24 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
16 22 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
17 21 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
18 18 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
19 17 (0.73%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 881 (37.78%) Subversion
2 487 (20.88%) Jenkins
3 309 (13.25%) Maven
3 309 (13.25%) JIRA
4 260 (11.15%) TeamCity
5 165 (7.08%) Cucumber
6 162 (6.95%) Team Foundation Server
7 160 (6.86%) Selenium
8 149 (6.39%) Mercurial
9 146 (6.26%) Hudson
10 135 (5.79%) Visual Studio
11 130 (5.57%) JUnit
12 94 (4.03%) Jasmine
13 87 (3.73%) Grunt
14 80 (3.43%) Artifactory
15 78 (3.34%) Ant
16 68 (2.92%) PHPUnit
17 65 (2.79%) Eclipse
18 64 (2.74%) WebDriver
19 63 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 193 (8.28%) Finance
2 66 (2.83%) Banking
3 55 (2.36%) Retail
3 55 (2.36%) Marketing
4 42 (1.80%) Telecoms
5 38 (1.63%) Publishing
6 37 (1.59%) Games
6 37 (1.59%) Investment Banking
7 22 (0.94%) Front Office
8 21 (0.90%) Advertising
9 15 (0.64%) Electronics
10 13 (0.56%) Legal
11 12 (0.51%) German Language
12 11 (0.47%) French Language
13 10 (0.43%) Manufacturing
14 8 (0.34%) Back Office
15 7 (0.30%) Billing
16 6 (0.26%) Financial Institution
17 4 (0.17%) Multimedia
17 4 (0.17%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 1654 (70.93%) Developer
2 252 (10.81%) PHP Developer
3 246 (10.55%) Java Developer
4 236 (10.12%) Front-End Developer
5 176 (7.55%) Web Developer
6 170 (7.29%) DevOps Engineer
7 151 (6.48%) Senior Developer
8 102 (4.37%) .NET Developer
9 93 (3.99%) iOS Developer
10 91 (3.90%) JavaScript Developer
10 91 (3.90%) Software Engineer
11 70 (3.00%) Python Developer
12 52 (2.23%) Android Developer
12 52 (2.23%) Release Engineer
13 51 (2.19%) Architect
14 50 (2.14%) Drupal Developer
15 48 (2.06%) Lead Developer
16 44 (1.89%) Ruby Developer
17 43 (1.84%) Build Engineer
17 43 (1.84%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1123 (48.16%) HTML
2 1017 (43.61%) CSS
3 550 (23.58%) HTML5
4 543 (23.28%) jQuery
5 433 (18.57%) Web Services
6 407 (17.45%) XML
7 393 (16.85%) CSS3
8 347 (14.88%) JSON
9 309 (13.25%) .NET
10 269 (11.54%) AngularJS
11 256 (10.98%) RESTful
12 241 (10.33%) REST
13 212 (9.09%) SOAP
14 195 (8.36%) Ajax
15 181 (7.76%) LAMP
16 179 (7.68%) Sass
17 165 (7.08%) ASP.NET
18 161 (6.90%) Backbone.js
19 154 (6.60%) Spring
20 115 (4.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 192 (8.23%) Open Source
2 124 (5.32%) Computer Science
3 113 (4.85%) Mobile App
4 72 (3.09%) Visualisation
5 64 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
6 46 (1.97%) iPhone
7 33 (1.42%) iPad
8 31 (1.33%) Wiki
9 29 (1.24%) Digital Media
10 28 (1.20%) W3C
11 22 (0.94%) DTV
11 22 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 20 (0.86%) Client/Server
13 19 (0.81%) Management Information System
13 19 (0.81%) E-Learning
14 18 (0.77%) Clustering
14 18 (0.77%) New Media
15 16 (0.69%) Video on Demand
16 15 (0.64%) IPTV
17 13 (0.56%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 823 (35.29%) Linux
2 376 (16.12%) UNIX
3 207 (8.88%) Windows
4 173 (7.42%) Apple iOS
5 149 (6.39%) Mac OS X
6 133 (5.70%) Android
7 83 (3.56%) Ubuntu
7 83 (3.56%) CentOS
8 74 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 62 (2.66%) Windows Server 2012
10 41 (1.76%) Windows Server 2008
11 38 (1.63%) Debian
12 28 (1.20%) Solaris
13 27 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
14 21 (0.90%) Oracle Linux
15 16 (0.69%) AIX
16 10 (0.43%) Windows Phone
17 5 (0.21%) SELinux
18 4 (0.17%) Windows Phone 8
18 4 (0.17%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 663 (28.43%) TDD
2 641 (27.49%) Agile Software Development
3 570 (24.44%) Continuous Integration
4 504 (21.61%) OO
5 466 (19.98%) Scrum
6 362 (15.52%) MVC
7 342 (14.67%) BDD
8 321 (13.77%) Configuration Management
9 309 (13.25%) Responsive Web Design
10 301 (12.91%) DevOps
11 282 (12.09%) Web Development
12 232 (9.95%) E-Commerce
13 219 (9.39%) Software Engineering
14 204 (8.75%) Unit Testing
15 191 (8.19%) Web Design
16 154 (6.60%) SOA
17 153 (6.56%) OOP
18 120 (5.15%) Automated Testing
18 120 (5.15%) Kanban
19 115 (4.93%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 1087 (46.61%) JavaScript
2 773 (33.15%) Java
3 551 (23.63%) PHP
4 470 (20.15%) SQL
5 368 (15.78%) Ruby
6 317 (13.59%) Python
7 247 (10.59%) C#
8 148 (6.35%) Perl
9 134 (5.75%) Bash Shell
10 108 (4.63%) PHP5
11 102 (4.37%) Objective-C
12 97 (4.16%) Shell Script
13 84 (3.60%) Scala
14 81 (3.47%) PL/SQL
15 65 (2.79%) C++
16 60 (2.57%) Groovy
17 56 (2.40%) C
18 50 (2.14%) T-SQL
19 42 (1.80%) PowerShell
20 36 (1.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 153 (6.56%) Degree
2 68 (2.92%) Security Cleared
3 34 (1.46%) SC Cleared
4 11 (0.47%) DV Cleared
5 9 (0.39%) ISEB
6 8 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (0.34%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.21%) 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%) RHCE
9 3 (0.13%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.086%) MySQL Certification
10 2 (0.086%) MCTS
10 2 (0.086%) PhD
10 2 (0.086%) MCAD
10 2 (0.086%) MCSD
11 1 (0.043%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (4.63%) QA
2 18 (0.77%) SLA
3 14 (0.60%) WCAG
3 14 (0.60%) ISO 9001
4 8 (0.34%) 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 52 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (1.20%) Varnish
3 25 (1.07%) vCloud
4 21 (0.90%) Postfix
4 21 (0.90%) Samba
5 19 (0.81%) Active Directory
6 17 (0.73%) XenServer
7 15 (0.64%) Docker
8 11 (0.47%) vSphere
8 11 (0.47%) Xen
9 10 (0.43%) NFS
10 8 (0.34%) KVM
11 6 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
11 6 (0.26%) Hyper-V
11 6 (0.26%) Shibboleth
12 5 (0.21%) VMware ESX
12 5 (0.21%) Squid
13 4 (0.17%) VirtualBox
14 3 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 3 (0.13%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 273 (11.71%) Puppet
2 188 (8.06%) Opscode Chef
3 58 (2.49%) Vagrant
4 57 (2.44%) ZABBIX
4 57 (2.44%) Nagios
5 33 (1.42%) Ansible
6 28 (1.20%) Salt
7 19 (0.81%) Capistrano
8 18 (0.77%) YUM
8 18 (0.77%) Zenoss
9 15 (0.64%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 15 (0.64%) Graylog2
10 14 (0.60%) Kibana
11 10 (0.43%) Cobbler
12 8 (0.34%) ITRS Geneos
12 8 (0.34%) Opsview
13 7 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
14 6 (0.26%) Ganglia
15 5 (0.21%) logstash
15 5 (0.21%) Icinga
Vendors
1 219 (9.39%) Oracle
2 136 (5.83%) Microsoft
3 128 (5.49%) Zend
4 94 (4.03%) VMware
5 91 (3.90%) Red Hat
6 65 (2.79%) JBoss
7 61 (2.62%) Google
8 52 (2.23%) Atlassian
9 50 (2.14%) Adobe
10 46 (1.97%) Facebook
11 43 (1.84%) Red Gate
12 36 (1.54%) Twitter
13 34 (1.46%) Splunk
14 32 (1.37%) Apple
15 28 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
16 22 (0.94%) Perforce
16 22 (0.94%) Rackspace
17 18 (0.77%) IBM
17 18 (0.77%) Citrix
18 16 (0.69%) Sun
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Intapeople
Rate: £300 to £400 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £375 - £425 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 12 hours ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
EMBL
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £380 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Kainos Software
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Red Sofa London
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Red Sofa London
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £375 per day £300 to £375
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicestershire
Roc Search
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + dependant on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago