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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Git Distributed Version Control System
Rank 75 129 220
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +91
Contract jobs citing Git (software) 1342 854 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.43% 1.65% 0.87%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.42% 14.25% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1012 605 292
Average daily rate
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£413 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 16
Average hourly rate £40.50 £32.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.61% -9.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.94 £20.10 £33.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.30 £42.60 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+24.61% -9.72%

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
7285 5995 5826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.20% 11.62% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5033 3850 3585
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 144 243
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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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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 +47 1268 £410 +9.33% 446
London +23 736 £425 +6.25% 189
South East +78 199 £361 +3.14% 86
City of London +28 160 £405 -7.42% 44
South West +39 109 £400 +23.07% 36
East of England -2 67 £425 +30.76% 29
Hampshire +5 66 £358 -4.66% 27
Berkshire +47 58 £365 +8.14% 9
Bristol +34 58 £425 +13.33% 11
North West +8 57 £369 +13.46% 50
Yorkshire -3 46 £375 +15.38% 25
West Yorkshire -6 39 £375 +7.14% 13
Scotland +9 36 £394 +45.83% 11
Leeds +1 36 £388 -5.48% 8
Cambridgeshire +9 32 £475 +18.75% 11
Oxfordshire +4 32 £400 +33.33% 20
Southampton +21 28 £375 +36.36% 6
Manchester -4 28 £325 -7.14% 24
Edinburgh +8 27 £400 - 5
Wales +2 27 £478 - 6
East Midlands +18 24 £306 +22.50% 8
Cardiff +11 24 £478 -
South Wales +3 24 £478 - 3
Gloucestershire +1 21 £450 - 3
Hertfordshire +5 20 £400 +14.28% 12
Reading +27 19 £400 +14.28% 6
Surrey +4 16 £350 +16.66% 9
Cheltenham - 16 £450 - 1
Cheshire +9 15 £356 +18.75% 17
Oxford -7 15 £363 +20.83% 5

Git (software)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1517 (55.51%) Agile Software Development
2 1282 (46.91%) HTML
3 1213 (44.38%) JavaScript
4 1121 (41.02%) CSS
5 998 (36.52%) Subversion
6 993 (36.33%) Linux
7 989 (36.19%) Java
8 802 (29.35%) TDD
9 733 (26.82%) Continuous Integration
10 719 (26.31%) HTML5
11 662 (24.22%) Jenkins
12 659 (24.11%) jQuery
13 648 (23.71%) PHP
14 623 (22.80%) Scrum
15 570 (20.86%) OO
16 568 (20.78%) MySQL
17 532 (19.47%) CSS3
18 511 (18.70%) Web Services
19 490 (17.93%) Python
20 461 (16.87%) MVC
21 456 (16.68%) UNIX
21 456 (16.68%) Ruby
22 451 (16.50%) SQL
23 431 (15.77%) Apache
24 429 (15.70%) DevOps
25 413 (15.11%) Puppet
26 408 (14.93%) BDD
27 390 (14.27%) XML
28 383 (14.01%) JSON
29 377 (13.79%) Maven

Git (software)
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 431 (15.77%) Apache
2 231 (8.45%) Node.js
3 195 (7.14%) CMS
4 189 (6.92%) Tomcat
5 121 (4.43%) Confluence
6 94 (3.44%) JBoss
7 86 (3.15%) Drupal
8 76 (2.78%) nginx
9 57 (2.09%) Apache Solr
10 52 (1.90%) OpenStack
11 48 (1.76%) WebLogic
12 38 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
13 36 (1.32%) IIS
14 35 (1.28%) WordPress
15 26 (0.95%) Adobe CQ
15 26 (0.95%) WebSphere
16 23 (0.84%) SharePoint
17 22 (0.80%) Jetty
18 18 (0.66%) Alfresco
19 17 (0.62%) Mule
Applications
1 48 (1.76%) MS Excel
2 46 (1.68%) Photoshop
3 14 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (0.26%) MS Office
5 6 (0.22%) Doxygen
6 5 (0.18%) Fireworks
7 4 (0.15%) MS Project
7 4 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
8 3 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.073%) MS PowerPoint
10 1 (0.037%) GIMP
10 1 (0.037%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 48 (1.76%) Magento
2 9 (0.33%) SiteCatalyst
3 8 (0.29%) RMDS
3 8 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
4 7 (0.26%) Google Analytics
4 7 (0.26%) Summit
5 5 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.11%) AquaLogic BPM
6 3 (0.11%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.037%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.037%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 96 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (1.50%) PaaS
3 40 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
3 40 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 38 (1.39%) GitHub
5 30 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
6 22 (0.80%) SaaS
7 20 (0.73%) Heroku
8 18 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
9 17 (0.62%) Amazon S3
10 11 (0.40%) Joyent
11 10 (0.37%) Google App Engine
12 9 (0.33%) IaaS
12 9 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
13 7 (0.26%) OpenShift
14 6 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
15 4 (0.15%) Office 365
15 4 (0.15%) Route 53
16 3 (0.11%) CloudBees
16 3 (0.11%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 266 (9.73%) HTTP
2 84 (3.07%) Internet
3 59 (2.16%) DNS
4 54 (1.98%) TCP/IP
5 44 (1.61%) Firewall
6 30 (1.10%) LDAP
7 26 (0.95%) VPN
8 21 (0.77%) SSL
9 10 (0.37%) Intranet
9 10 (0.37%) Network Security
10 9 (0.33%) SSH
10 9 (0.33%) HTTPS
10 9 (0.33%) IPv6
11 8 (0.29%) IPsec
11 8 (0.29%) SMTP
11 8 (0.29%) Intrusion Detection
12 7 (0.26%) WAN
12 7 (0.26%) LAN
12 7 (0.26%) EIGRP
12 7 (0.26%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 568 (20.78%) MySQL
2 281 (10.28%) MongoDB
3 270 (9.88%) Relational Database
4 168 (6.15%) NoSQL
5 164 (6.00%) PostgreSQL
6 142 (5.20%) SQL Server
7 90 (3.29%) Redis
8 63 (2.31%) Oracle Database
9 52 (1.90%) RDBMS
10 49 (1.79%) Big Data
11 42 (1.54%) Hadoop
12 40 (1.46%) Neo4j
13 38 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
14 29 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
15 27 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
16 25 (0.91%) RavenDB
17 24 (0.88%) Amazon Redshift
18 22 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
19 20 (0.73%) Jackrabbit
20 14 (0.51%) DB2
Development Applications
1 998 (36.52%) Subversion
2 662 (24.22%) Jenkins
3 377 (13.79%) Maven
4 341 (12.48%) JIRA
5 213 (7.79%) JUnit
6 182 (6.66%) Cucumber
7 168 (6.15%) Selenium
8 166 (6.07%) TeamCity
9 140 (5.12%) Jasmine
10 127 (4.65%) Grunt
11 124 (4.54%) Team Foundation Server
12 113 (4.13%) Hudson
13 110 (4.02%) Mercurial
14 107 (3.92%) PHPUnit
15 103 (3.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 97 (3.55%) Eclipse
17 96 (3.51%) Ant
18 91 (3.33%) Mockito
19 68 (2.49%) Visual Studio
20 56 (2.05%) IntelliJ
General
1 233 (8.53%) Finance
2 89 (3.26%) Banking
3 69 (2.52%) Marketing
4 68 (2.49%) Retail
5 56 (2.05%) Games
6 46 (1.68%) Publishing
6 46 (1.68%) Telecoms
7 44 (1.61%) Investment Banking
8 24 (0.88%) Front Office
9 20 (0.73%) Legal
10 18 (0.66%) Advertising
11 12 (0.44%) German Language
12 11 (0.40%) Financial Institution
13 10 (0.37%) French Language
14 7 (0.26%) Music Industry
14 7 (0.26%) Manufacturing
14 7 (0.26%) Electronics
15 5 (0.18%) Billing
15 5 (0.18%) Multimedia
16 3 (0.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1994 (72.96%) Developer
2 349 (12.77%) Java Developer
3 301 (11.01%) PHP Developer
4 295 (10.79%) Front-End Developer
5 259 (9.48%) DevOps Engineer
6 251 (9.18%) Senior Developer
7 209 (7.65%) Web Developer
8 130 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
9 100 (3.66%) iOS Developer
10 87 (3.18%) .NET Developer
11 86 (3.15%) Python Developer
12 83 (3.04%) Software Engineer
13 81 (2.96%) Android Developer
14 71 (2.60%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 68 (2.49%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 62 (2.27%) Senior Java Developer
17 54 (1.98%) Drupal Developer
18 53 (1.94%) Python/Django Developer
19 48 (1.76%) C# Developer
20 41 (1.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1282 (46.91%) HTML
2 1121 (41.02%) CSS
3 719 (26.31%) HTML5
4 659 (24.11%) jQuery
5 532 (19.47%) CSS3
6 511 (18.70%) Web Services
7 390 (14.27%) XML
8 383 (14.01%) JSON
9 372 (13.61%) AngularJS
10 368 (13.47%) REST
11 355 (12.99%) RESTful
12 278 (10.17%) .NET
13 247 (9.04%) Spring
14 233 (8.53%) SOAP
15 231 (8.45%) Ajax
16 200 (7.32%) Sass
17 199 (7.28%) LAMP
18 171 (6.26%) Backbone.js
19 140 (5.12%) Hibernate
20 130 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 294 (10.76%) Open Source
2 194 (7.10%) User Experience
3 122 (4.46%) Mobile App
4 119 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 82 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
6 72 (2.63%) Visualisation
7 48 (1.76%) iPhone
8 45 (1.65%) Digital Media
9 43 (1.57%) Data Structures
10 36 (1.32%) W3C
11 26 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
12 25 (0.91%) iPad
12 25 (0.91%) Algorithms
13 24 (0.88%) Clustering
14 22 (0.80%) N-Tier
15 21 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 19 (0.70%) Client/Server
17 18 (0.66%) Derivative
18 17 (0.62%) Wiki
19 16 (0.59%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 993 (36.33%) Linux
2 456 (16.68%) UNIX
3 192 (7.03%) CentOS
4 172 (6.29%) Apple iOS
5 171 (6.26%) Android
6 168 (6.15%) Windows
7 155 (5.67%) Mac OS X
8 144 (5.27%) Ubuntu
9 128 (4.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 27 (0.99%) Debian
11 25 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
12 19 (0.70%) Windows Phone
12 19 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
13 16 (0.59%) Solaris
14 15 (0.55%) Oracle Linux
15 9 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
16 7 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
16 7 (0.26%) Mac OS
17 6 (0.22%) SUSE
18 5 (0.18%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1517 (55.51%) Agile Software Development
2 802 (29.35%) TDD
3 733 (26.82%) Continuous Integration
4 623 (22.80%) Scrum
5 570 (20.86%) OO
6 461 (16.87%) MVC
7 429 (15.70%) DevOps
8 408 (14.93%) BDD
9 352 (12.88%) Responsive Web Design
10 347 (12.70%) Configuration Management
11 292 (10.68%) Web Development
12 245 (8.96%) Unit Testing
13 240 (8.78%) Software Engineering
14 233 (8.53%) E-Commerce
15 210 (7.68%) Web Design
16 168 (6.15%) Kanban
16 168 (6.15%) Automated Testing
17 165 (6.04%) OOP
18 128 (4.68%) iOS Development
19 126 (4.61%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1213 (44.38%) JavaScript
2 989 (36.19%) Java
3 648 (23.71%) PHP
4 490 (17.93%) Python
5 456 (16.68%) Ruby
6 451 (16.50%) SQL
7 261 (9.55%) C#
8 180 (6.59%) Perl
9 175 (6.40%) Bash Shell
10 148 (5.42%) Scala
11 114 (4.17%) PHP5
12 105 (3.84%) Shell Script
13 95 (3.48%) Objective-C
14 71 (2.60%) C++
15 63 (2.31%) C
16 61 (2.23%) Groovy
17 57 (2.09%) PL/SQL
18 42 (1.54%) T-SQL
19 37 (1.35%) PowerShell
20 18 (0.66%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 175 (6.40%) Degree
2 145 (5.31%) Security Cleared
3 78 (2.85%) SC Cleared
4 35 (1.28%) DV Cleared
5 25 (0.91%) ISEB
6 15 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 12 (0.44%) HND
8 11 (0.40%) BC Cleared
8 11 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.26%) ISTQB
9 7 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.18%) RHCSA
11 4 (0.15%) MCP
12 2 (0.073%) PhD
12 2 (0.073%) Postgraduate
12 2 (0.073%) MCSE
12 2 (0.073%) MySQL Certification
13 1 (0.037%) PMP
13 1 (0.037%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.037%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (4.76%) QA
2 16 (0.59%) SLA
3 13 (0.48%) WCAG
4 10 (0.37%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.26%) ISO 14001
6 5 (0.18%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.037%) WAI
System Software
1 74 (2.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 64 (2.34%) Varnish
3 33 (1.21%) vCloud
4 24 (0.88%) Docker
5 19 (0.70%) vSphere
6 16 (0.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 13 (0.48%) Xen
8 12 (0.44%) KVM
9 11 (0.40%) Active Directory
10 10 (0.37%) XenServer
10 10 (0.37%) Shibboleth
11 9 (0.33%) NFS
12 8 (0.29%) VMware ESX
12 8 (0.29%) Samba
12 8 (0.29%) Postfix
13 7 (0.26%) VirtualBox
14 4 (0.15%) LXC
14 4 (0.15%) HDFS
15 3 (0.11%) Squid
16 2 (0.073%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 413 (15.11%) Puppet
2 286 (10.46%) Opscode Chef
3 82 (3.00%) Ansible
4 77 (2.82%) Nagios
5 73 (2.67%) Vagrant
6 58 (2.12%) ZABBIX
7 36 (1.32%) Graphite
8 35 (1.28%) Kibana
9 33 (1.21%) Graylog2
9 33 (1.21%) Salt
10 27 (0.99%) Zenoss
11 19 (0.70%) logstash
12 18 (0.66%) Opsview
13 16 (0.59%) yum
13 16 (0.59%) Capistrano
13 16 (0.59%) collectd
14 15 (0.55%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 12 (0.44%) Cobbler
15 12 (0.44%) Icinga
16 11 (0.40%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 191 (6.99%) Oracle
2 156 (5.71%) Zend
3 124 (4.54%) VMware
4 122 (4.46%) Microsoft
5 106 (3.88%) Google
6 95 (3.48%) Red Hat
7 52 (1.90%) Atlassian
8 44 (1.61%) Twitter
9 43 (1.57%) Facebook
10 42 (1.54%) Adobe
11 41 (1.50%) Splunk
11 41 (1.50%) New Relic
12 36 (1.32%) Perforce
13 32 (1.17%) Rackspace
14 28 (1.02%) Apple
14 28 (1.02%) Akamai
15 21 (0.77%) 29West
15 21 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
16 15 (0.55%) EPiServer
17 14 (0.51%) Sybase
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