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 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 72 138 244
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +106
Contract jobs citing Git (software) 1458 844 446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.50% 1.61% 0.80%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.56% 13.53% 7.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1040 615 298
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 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £315 £316
% change year-on-year
+14.60% -0.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 19
Average hourly rate £43.50 £39.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £38.13 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+14.09% +3.74%

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
7453 6239 6221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.80% 11.87% 11.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4986 4066 3511
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 £299 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 141 244
Average hourly rate £38.75 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £19.70 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £47.30 £45.00
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

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 21 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)
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 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
England +58 1395 £400 +6.66% 484
London +38 864 £400 -3.03% 194
South East +43 159 £355 +1.42% 90
City of London +37 145 £397 -11.83% 38
East of England +42 102 £413 +43.47% 23
South West +13 78 £400 +31.14% 41
North West +12 66 £325 +8.33% 54
Manchester +19 52 £325 +1.56% 32
Hampshire -11 52 £400 +2.56% 29
Berkshire +40 42 £330 +1.53% 14
Bristol +9 41 £400 +23.07% 10
North East - 32 £350 - 18
West Midlands +10 30 £320 +25.49% 16
Hertfordshire +3 30 £405 +40.86% 9
East Midlands +17 29 £325 +16.59% 15
Southampton +16 29 £400 +45.45% 9
Cambridgeshire +23 28 £363 +33.02% 12
Yorkshire -46 26 £320 - 35
Tyne and Wear - 24 £375 - 16
Newcastle upon Tyne - 24 £375 - 12
Cambridge +19 23 £363 - 9
Oxfordshire +8 22 £444 +47.91% 8
Scotland -14 21 £331 +10.41% 14
Wiltshire +6 20 £425 - 3
Wales -7 20 £350 +3.70% 5
West Yorkshire -30 20 £320 -1.53% 17
Edinburgh +3 17 £331 -17.18% 6
Essex -7 17 £499 +149.37%
Cardiff +8 15 £350 +3.70% 3
Norfolk +4 15 £293 +20.00% 1

Git (software)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 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 1307 (51.42%) Agile Software Development
2 1212 (47.68%) HTML
3 1174 (46.18%) JavaScript
4 1089 (42.84%) CSS
5 929 (36.55%) Linux
6 926 (36.43%) Subversion
7 830 (32.65%) Java
8 707 (27.81%) TDD
9 619 (24.35%) HTML5
10 615 (24.19%) Continuous Integration
11 614 (24.15%) PHP
12 589 (23.17%) jQuery
13 580 (22.82%) MySQL
14 576 (22.66%) Scrum
15 539 (21.20%) OO
16 509 (20.02%) Jenkins
17 490 (19.28%) Web Services
18 466 (18.33%) SQL
19 458 (18.02%) CSS3
20 436 (17.15%) Ruby
21 435 (17.11%) UNIX
22 418 (16.44%) XML
23 416 (16.37%) Python
24 403 (15.85%) MVC
25 380 (14.95%) Apache
26 378 (14.87%) Configuration Management
27 372 (14.63%) JSON
28 362 (14.24%) DevOps
29 348 (13.69%) BDD
30 346 (13.61%) Responsive Web Design

Git (software)
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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
1 380 (14.95%) Apache
2 218 (8.58%) Node.js
3 168 (6.61%) CMS
4 160 (6.29%) Tomcat
5 122 (4.80%) Confluence
6 80 (3.15%) JBoss
7 74 (2.91%) Drupal
8 60 (2.36%) WebLogic
9 57 (2.24%) nginx
10 49 (1.93%) Apache Solr
11 42 (1.65%) IIS
12 38 (1.49%) WordPress
12 38 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
13 34 (1.34%) OpenStack
14 29 (1.14%) WebSphere
15 28 (1.10%) Adobe CQ
16 21 (0.83%) SharePoint
17 18 (0.71%) Jetty
17 18 (0.71%) Umbraco
18 16 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 47 (1.85%) Photoshop
2 23 (0.90%) MS Excel
3 12 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (0.31%) Doxygen
5 7 (0.28%) Fireworks
6 6 (0.24%) MS Office
7 2 (0.079%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (0.079%) SPSS
7 2 (0.079%) MS Project
7 2 (0.079%) GIMP
7 2 (0.079%) Gephi
8 1 (0.039%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 52 (2.05%) Magento
2 11 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
3 10 (0.39%) RMDS
4 9 (0.35%) SiteCatalyst
5 5 (0.20%) Summit
5 5 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.20%) WebTrends
5 5 (0.20%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.079%) AquaLogic BPM
8 1 (0.039%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.039%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.039%) osCommerce
8 1 (0.039%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 96 (3.78%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (1.69%) GitHub
3 40 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
4 38 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (0.59%) Amazon S3
5 15 (0.59%) Heroku
6 14 (0.55%) SaaS
7 12 (0.47%) Joyent
8 11 (0.43%) Google App Engine
9 9 (0.35%) PaaS
10 8 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
11 6 (0.24%) IaaS
12 4 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
12 4 (0.16%) Office 365
13 3 (0.12%) Rackspace Cloud
14 2 (0.079%) Route 53
14 2 (0.079%) Google Compute Engine
15 1 (0.039%) ElastiCache
15 1 (0.039%) Gitorious
Communications & Networking
1 260 (10.23%) HTTP
2 73 (2.87%) Internet
3 52 (2.05%) DNS
4 43 (1.69%) Firewall
4 43 (1.69%) TCP/IP
5 33 (1.30%) LDAP
6 28 (1.10%) VPN
7 16 (0.63%) SSH
8 14 (0.55%) SSL
9 13 (0.51%) HTTPS
9 13 (0.51%) Network Security
10 12 (0.47%) Ethernet
11 10 (0.39%) WAN
11 10 (0.39%) LAN
11 10 (0.39%) IPv6
11 10 (0.39%) OSPF
11 10 (0.39%) BGP
11 10 (0.39%) EIGRP
11 10 (0.39%) IPsec
12 9 (0.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 580 (22.82%) MySQL
2 267 (10.50%) Relational Database
3 208 (8.18%) MongoDB
4 146 (5.74%) SQL Server
5 144 (5.66%) NoSQL
6 138 (5.43%) PostgreSQL
7 84 (3.30%) Redis
8 58 (2.28%) Big Data
9 57 (2.24%) Oracle Database
10 54 (2.12%) RDBMS
11 35 (1.38%) SSDT
12 34 (1.34%) Apache Cassandra
12 34 (1.34%) Hadoop
13 26 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
13 26 (1.02%) RavenDB
14 24 (0.94%) Neo4j
15 23 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
15 23 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
16 21 (0.83%) Amazon Redshift
17 18 (0.71%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 926 (36.43%) Subversion
2 509 (20.02%) Jenkins
3 327 (12.86%) Maven
4 313 (12.31%) JIRA
5 227 (8.93%) TeamCity
6 175 (6.88%) Cucumber
7 161 (6.33%) Selenium
8 153 (6.02%) Team Foundation Server
9 141 (5.55%) JUnit
10 128 (5.04%) Hudson
11 127 (5.00%) Mercurial
12 104 (4.09%) Jasmine
13 101 (3.97%) Visual Studio
14 95 (3.74%) Grunt
15 89 (3.50%) PHPUnit
16 88 (3.46%) Ant
17 75 (2.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 72 (2.83%) Eclipse
19 66 (2.60%) Artifactory
20 60 (2.36%) Mockito
General
1 224 (8.81%) Finance
2 83 (3.27%) Banking
3 62 (2.44%) Marketing
4 52 (2.05%) Retail
4 52 (2.05%) Games
5 46 (1.81%) Investment Banking
6 40 (1.57%) Publishing
7 36 (1.42%) Telecoms
8 24 (0.94%) Front Office
9 22 (0.87%) Advertising
10 18 (0.71%) Legal
11 13 (0.51%) Manufacturing
11 13 (0.51%) Electronics
12 12 (0.47%) German Language
13 11 (0.43%) French Language
13 11 (0.43%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.20%) Back Office
14 5 (0.20%) Billing
14 5 (0.20%) Music Industry
15 4 (0.16%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1851 (72.82%) Developer
2 282 (11.09%) PHP Developer
3 269 (10.58%) Java Developer
4 262 (10.31%) Front-End Developer
5 229 (9.01%) Senior Developer
6 209 (8.22%) DevOps Engineer
7 186 (7.32%) Web Developer
8 112 (4.41%) iOS Developer
9 110 (4.33%) JavaScript Developer
10 98 (3.86%) Python Developer
11 96 (3.78%) Software Engineer
12 76 (2.99%) .NET Developer
13 61 (2.40%) Android Developer
14 59 (2.32%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 54 (2.12%) Python/Django Developer
16 52 (2.05%) Drupal Developer
17 51 (2.01%) Senior Java Developer
18 50 (1.97%) Architect
18 50 (1.97%) Lead Developer
19 44 (1.73%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1212 (47.68%) HTML
2 1089 (42.84%) CSS
3 619 (24.35%) HTML5
4 589 (23.17%) jQuery
5 490 (19.28%) Web Services
6 458 (18.02%) CSS3
7 418 (16.44%) XML
8 372 (14.63%) JSON
9 314 (12.35%) AngularJS
10 307 (12.08%) RESTful
11 278 (10.94%) .NET
12 271 (10.66%) REST
13 234 (9.21%) SOAP
14 205 (8.06%) LAMP
15 202 (7.95%) Sass
16 199 (7.83%) Ajax
17 190 (7.47%) Spring
18 181 (7.12%) Backbone.js
19 132 (5.19%) ASP.NET
20 119 (4.68%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 250 (9.83%) Open Source
2 193 (7.59%) User Experience
3 127 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 124 (4.88%) Computer Science
5 103 (4.05%) Visualisation
6 79 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
7 56 (2.20%) iPhone
8 47 (1.85%) Data Structures
9 42 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
10 41 (1.61%) Digital Media
11 33 (1.30%) iPad
12 32 (1.26%) W3C
13 25 (0.98%) Wiki
14 24 (0.94%) Algorithms
15 23 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 21 (0.83%) Client/Server
17 20 (0.79%) N-Tier
17 20 (0.79%) Derivative
18 19 (0.75%) E-Learning
19 16 (0.63%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 929 (36.55%) Linux
2 435 (17.11%) UNIX
3 214 (8.42%) Windows
4 197 (7.75%) Apple iOS
5 166 (6.53%) Mac OS X
6 152 (5.98%) Android
7 141 (5.55%) CentOS
8 107 (4.21%) Ubuntu
9 95 (3.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 49 (1.93%) Windows Server 2012
11 30 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
12 28 (1.10%) Debian
13 25 (0.98%) Solaris
14 23 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
15 20 (0.79%) Oracle Linux
16 14 (0.55%) Windows Phone
17 13 (0.51%) AIX
18 9 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
19 6 (0.24%) Mac OS
20 5 (0.20%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1307 (51.42%) Agile Software Development
2 707 (27.81%) TDD
3 615 (24.19%) Continuous Integration
4 576 (22.66%) Scrum
5 539 (21.20%) OO
6 403 (15.85%) MVC
7 378 (14.87%) Configuration Management
8 362 (14.24%) DevOps
9 348 (13.69%) BDD
10 346 (13.61%) Responsive Web Design
11 290 (11.41%) Web Development
12 222 (8.73%) Software Engineering
13 221 (8.69%) E-Commerce
14 217 (8.54%) Web Design
15 210 (8.26%) Unit Testing
16 161 (6.33%) Automated Testing
17 155 (6.10%) OOP
18 154 (6.06%) Kanban
19 142 (5.59%) iOS Development
20 118 (4.64%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1174 (46.18%) JavaScript
2 830 (32.65%) Java
3 614 (24.15%) PHP
4 466 (18.33%) SQL
5 436 (17.15%) Ruby
6 416 (16.37%) Python
7 235 (9.24%) C#
8 158 (6.22%) Perl
9 149 (5.86%) Bash Shell
10 123 (4.84%) Scala
11 118 (4.64%) Objective-C
12 109 (4.29%) PHP5
13 105 (4.13%) Shell Script
14 67 (2.64%) C++
15 61 (2.40%) C
16 57 (2.24%) PL/SQL
17 50 (1.97%) Groovy
18 46 (1.81%) T-SQL
19 36 (1.42%) PowerShell
20 21 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 176 (6.92%) Degree
2 97 (3.82%) Security Cleared
3 58 (2.28%) SC Cleared
4 18 (0.71%) DV Cleared
5 14 (0.55%) ISEB
6 10 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (0.35%) ISTQB
8 8 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (0.28%) BC Cleared
10 5 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.16%) MCP
12 3 (0.12%) HND
12 3 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.12%) MCSE
12 3 (0.12%) CCNA
13 2 (0.079%) MCTS
13 2 (0.079%) PhD
13 2 (0.079%) MCAD
13 2 (0.079%) MCSD
13 2 (0.079%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (4.80%) QA
2 21 (0.83%) SLA
3 15 (0.59%) WCAG
4 9 (0.35%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.20%) ISO 14001
6 3 (0.12%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.039%) JTAG
7 1 (0.039%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.039%) WAI
System Software
1 64 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (1.65%) Varnish
3 31 (1.22%) vCloud
4 27 (1.06%) Docker
5 17 (0.67%) Active Directory
6 16 (0.63%) vSphere
7 13 (0.51%) XenServer
7 13 (0.51%) Samba
7 13 (0.51%) Xen
8 12 (0.47%) Postfix
9 11 (0.43%) KVM
10 9 (0.35%) LXC
10 9 (0.35%) NFS
11 8 (0.31%) VMware ESX
11 8 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 6 (0.24%) Shibboleth
13 4 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
13 4 (0.16%) Hyper-V
13 4 (0.16%) VirtualBox
14 3 (0.12%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 340 (13.38%) Puppet
2 242 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
3 73 (2.87%) Vagrant
4 67 (2.64%) Nagios
5 58 (2.28%) ZABBIX
6 39 (1.53%) Ansible
7 31 (1.22%) Graylog2
8 26 (1.02%) Salt
9 25 (0.98%) Kibana
9 25 (0.98%) Capistrano
10 24 (0.94%) Zenoss
11 21 (0.83%) YUM
12 16 (0.63%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 13 (0.51%) Opsview
14 11 (0.43%) Cobbler
15 10 (0.39%) logstash
16 9 (0.35%) collectd
17 6 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
18 5 (0.20%) Icinga
18 5 (0.20%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 198 (7.79%) Oracle
2 145 (5.70%) Zend
3 131 (5.15%) Microsoft
4 99 (3.89%) VMware
5 93 (3.66%) Red Hat
6 80 (3.15%) Google
7 55 (2.16%) Atlassian
8 50 (1.97%) Facebook
9 39 (1.53%) Adobe
10 37 (1.46%) Twitter
11 36 (1.42%) Apple
12 35 (1.38%) New Relic
13 33 (1.30%) Red Gate
13 33 (1.30%) Splunk
14 30 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
14 30 (1.18%) Perforce
15 28 (1.10%) Rackspace
16 22 (0.87%) Akamai
17 20 (0.79%) 29West
18 17 (0.67%) Sencha
Fareham, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 35 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 45 minutes ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 1 hour ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 to £225 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
North London
Intelletect
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £540 - £575 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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London
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Rate: £325 - £375 per day
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