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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Git Distributed Version Control System
Rank 78 124 202
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +78
Contract jobs citing Git (software) 1303 929 493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.33% 1.65% 1.01%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.94% 13.51% 8.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 894 607 358
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £286 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £46.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -14.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.04 £21.80 £37.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.12 £42.50 £88.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -12.22%

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
7264 6877 5491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.00% 12.20% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4638 4378 3472
Average daily rate £400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £518 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 122 150
Average hourly rate £37.50 £39.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £31.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £71.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.27 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.64% +5.33%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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 +42 1254 £400 +6.66% 568
London +17 651 £428 +14.00% 258
South East +44 197 £363 +11.53% 91
City of London +11 123 £388 +3.33% 68
Hampshire +64 111 £350 - 20
North West +54 103 £350 - 53
Yorkshire +33 90 £400 +33.33% 25
South West +31 79 £375 +7.14% 44
West Yorkshire +27 68 £400 +23.07% 16
Leeds +20 62 £400 +23.07% 12
Manchester +29 56 £350 -10.25% 29
Bristol +22 43 £375 -4.76% 15
East of England -7 39 £413 +10.00% 40
Cheshire +29 38 £350 +16.66% 15
West Midlands +18 38 £300 -6.25% 25
East Midlands +27 36 £308 +11.81% 21
Southampton +17 34 £375 - 2
Berkshire +11 29 £350 +4.47% 13
Basingstoke +22 25 £400 +16.36% 2
Scotland +11 20 £400 +3.89% 15
Tyne and Wear +12 18 £370 +48.00% 8
North East +12 18 £370 +48.00% 9
Northamptonshire +5 17 £280 +12.00% 9
Northampton +8 16 £275 +10.00% 6
Edinburgh +3 16 £400 -1.23% 7
Surrey -7 15 £475 +41.79% 19
Newcastle upon Tyne +11 14 £430 +72.00% 6
Hertfordshire +16 13 £313 -23.12% 8
Reading +7 13 £375 - 10
Gloucestershire -1 13 £450 -10.00% 5

Git (software)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 1494 (57.07%) Agile Software Development
2 1181 (45.11%) Java
3 1121 (42.82%) HTML
4 1088 (41.56%) JavaScript
5 951 (36.33%) Linux
6 948 (36.21%) CSS
7 942 (35.98%) Subversion
8 802 (30.63%) TDD
9 779 (29.76%) Continuous Integration
10 753 (28.76%) Jenkins
11 614 (23.45%) HTML5
12 549 (20.97%) Python
13 536 (20.47%) jQuery
14 531 (20.28%) Ruby
15 523 (19.98%) Scrum
16 518 (19.79%) Web Services
17 498 (19.02%) PHP
18 450 (17.19%) OO
19 443 (16.92%) SQL
20 440 (16.81%) BDD
21 438 (16.73%) Puppet
22 433 (16.54%) CSS3
23 430 (16.42%) MySQL
23 430 (16.42%) DevOps
24 419 (16.00%) Maven
25 384 (14.67%) UNIX
26 382 (14.59%) REST
27 381 (14.55%) MVC
28 364 (13.90%) AngularJS
29 345 (13.18%) JSON

Git (software)
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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
1 314 (11.99%) Apache
2 249 (9.51%) Node.js
3 194 (7.41%) Tomcat
4 141 (5.39%) CMS
5 108 (4.13%) nginx
6 104 (3.97%) Confluence
7 103 (3.93%) JBoss
8 96 (3.67%) WebLogic
9 80 (3.06%) Drupal
10 67 (2.56%) IIS
11 62 (2.37%) OpenStack
12 55 (2.10%) Elasticsearch
13 42 (1.60%) WordPress
14 37 (1.41%) WebSphere
15 33 (1.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 32 (1.22%) Adobe CQ
17 31 (1.18%) Apache Solr
18 28 (1.07%) Mule
19 27 (1.03%) SharePoint
20 25 (0.95%) Jetty
Applications
1 52 (1.99%) MS Excel
2 46 (1.76%) Photoshop
3 21 (0.80%) Adobe Illustrator
4 12 (0.46%) Fireworks
5 10 (0.38%) MS Office
6 5 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.19%) Adobe After Effects
7 3 (0.11%) InDesign
7 3 (0.11%) MS Project
7 3 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.076%) HipChat
8 2 (0.076%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.038%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 29 (1.11%) Magento
2 7 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (0.27%) Oracle 11i
2 7 (0.27%) Summit
3 6 (0.23%) Google Analytics
4 5 (0.19%) AquaLogic BPM
5 4 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.15%) Tridion
6 3 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.076%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.038%) RMDS
8 1 (0.038%) Maximo
8 1 (0.038%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.038%) SiteCatalyst
8 1 (0.038%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.038%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 268 (10.24%) Amazon AWS
2 68 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 67 (2.56%) PaaS
4 63 (2.41%) GitHub
5 41 (1.57%) SaaS
5 41 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
6 38 (1.45%) Heroku
7 21 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
8 19 (0.73%) Amazon S3
8 19 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
9 17 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
10 15 (0.57%) IaaS
11 13 (0.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 12 (0.46%) Amazon ELB
13 11 (0.42%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 9 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
15 8 (0.31%) OpenShift
16 7 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 6 (0.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 5 (0.19%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 269 (10.28%) HTTP
2 96 (3.67%) Internet
3 79 (3.02%) Firewall
4 61 (2.33%) TCP/IP
5 52 (1.99%) VPN
6 51 (1.95%) DNS
7 48 (1.83%) LDAP
8 41 (1.57%) SSL
9 21 (0.80%) LAN
9 21 (0.80%) WAN
10 19 (0.73%) IPv6
11 17 (0.65%) IPsec
11 17 (0.65%) Network Security
12 16 (0.61%) EIGRP
12 16 (0.61%) OSPF
12 16 (0.61%) BGP
13 11 (0.42%) Reverse Proxy
14 10 (0.38%) Wireshark
14 10 (0.38%) 3G
14 10 (0.38%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 430 (16.42%) MySQL
2 300 (11.46%) MongoDB
3 240 (9.17%) PostgreSQL
4 236 (9.01%) Relational Database
5 191 (7.30%) SQL Server
6 165 (6.30%) NoSQL
7 87 (3.32%) Redis
8 72 (2.75%) Oracle Database
9 58 (2.22%) Hadoop
10 42 (1.60%) Neo4j
11 41 (1.57%) Big Data
12 33 (1.26%) Oracle Database 11g
13 32 (1.22%) RDBMS
14 31 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
15 30 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
16 18 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
16 18 (0.69%) DB2
17 17 (0.65%) Jackrabbit
17 17 (0.65%) RavenDB
18 15 (0.57%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 942 (35.98%) Subversion
2 753 (28.76%) Jenkins
3 419 (16.00%) Maven
4 317 (12.11%) JIRA
5 249 (9.51%) Cucumber
6 229 (8.75%) JUnit
7 210 (8.02%) Selenium
8 179 (6.84%) TeamCity
9 145 (5.54%) Ant
10 121 (4.62%) Grunt
11 117 (4.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 117 (4.47%) Mockito
12 110 (4.20%) Hudson
13 104 (3.97%) Jasmine
14 92 (3.51%) Mercurial
15 85 (3.25%) Team Foundation Server
16 81 (3.09%) Eclipse
17 79 (3.02%) Gradle
18 68 (2.60%) Visual Studio
19 66 (2.52%) PHPUnit
General
1 200 (7.64%) Finance
2 87 (3.32%) Banking
3 77 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 58 (2.22%) Retail
5 57 (2.18%) Marketing
6 50 (1.91%) Publishing
7 39 (1.49%) Games
8 26 (0.99%) Investment Banking
9 21 (0.80%) Front Office
10 15 (0.57%) Advertising
11 11 (0.42%) Manufacturing
12 9 (0.34%) Automotive
13 7 (0.27%) Legal
14 6 (0.23%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.23%) Electronics
14 6 (0.23%) German Language
15 5 (0.19%) Music Industry
16 4 (0.15%) Retail Banking
16 4 (0.15%) French Language
16 4 (0.15%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1778 (67.91%) Developer
2 376 (14.36%) Java Developer
3 258 (9.85%) DevOps Engineer
4 235 (8.98%) Front-End Developer
5 222 (8.48%) Senior Developer
6 188 (7.18%) PHP Developer
7 140 (5.35%) Web Developer
8 127 (4.85%) JavaScript Developer
9 97 (3.71%) .NET Developer
10 89 (3.40%) Software Engineer
10 89 (3.40%) Android Developer
11 87 (3.32%) iOS Developer
12 74 (2.83%) C# Developer
13 72 (2.75%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 63 (2.41%) Architect
15 60 (2.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 56 (2.14%) Senior Java Developer
17 54 (2.06%) Python Developer
18 53 (2.02%) AWS Developer
19 47 (1.80%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1121 (42.82%) HTML
2 948 (36.21%) CSS
3 614 (23.45%) HTML5
4 536 (20.47%) jQuery
5 518 (19.79%) Web Services
6 433 (16.54%) CSS3
7 382 (14.59%) REST
8 364 (13.90%) AngularJS
9 345 (13.18%) JSON
10 321 (12.26%) .NET
11 319 (12.18%) RESTful
12 313 (11.96%) XML
13 291 (11.12%) Spring
14 190 (7.26%) Sass
15 163 (6.23%) Ajax
16 156 (5.96%) Hibernate
17 150 (5.73%) Backbone.js
18 148 (5.65%) SOAP
19 116 (4.43%) LAMP
20 115 (4.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 232 (8.86%) Open Source
2 173 (6.61%) User Experience
3 135 (5.16%) Mobile App
4 92 (3.51%) Computer Science
5 82 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
6 54 (2.06%) Visualisation
7 38 (1.45%) iPhone
7 38 (1.45%) Wiki
8 35 (1.34%) W3C
8 35 (1.34%) Data Structures
9 33 (1.26%) Hybrid Cloud
10 28 (1.07%) Digital Media
11 25 (0.95%) Algorithms
12 24 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
12 24 (0.92%) iPad
13 23 (0.88%) Clustering
14 21 (0.80%) N-Tier
15 20 (0.76%) Client/Server
16 19 (0.73%) Fixed Income
16 19 (0.73%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 951 (36.33%) Linux
2 384 (14.67%) UNIX
3 254 (9.70%) Windows
4 183 (6.99%) CentOS
5 179 (6.84%) Android
6 159 (6.07%) Mac OS X
7 156 (5.96%) Apple iOS
8 137 (5.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 132 (5.04%) Ubuntu
10 32 (1.22%) Debian
11 23 (0.88%) Solaris
12 17 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
13 15 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
13 15 (0.57%) Windows Phone
14 13 (0.50%) AIX
15 11 (0.42%) SUSE
16 9 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
17 8 (0.31%) Mac OS
18 7 (0.27%) VMS
19 6 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1494 (57.07%) Agile Software Development
2 802 (30.63%) TDD
3 779 (29.76%) Continuous Integration
4 523 (19.98%) Scrum
5 450 (17.19%) OO
6 440 (16.81%) BDD
7 430 (16.42%) DevOps
8 381 (14.55%) MVC
9 335 (12.80%) Configuration Management
10 300 (11.46%) Responsive Web Design
11 272 (10.39%) Web Development
12 263 (10.05%) Software Engineering
13 257 (9.82%) Unit Testing
14 211 (8.06%) Web Design
15 175 (6.68%) OOP
16 168 (6.42%) Automated Testing
17 162 (6.19%) E-Commerce
18 142 (5.42%) SOA
19 141 (5.39%) Mentoring
20 133 (5.08%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1181 (45.11%) Java
2 1088 (41.56%) JavaScript
3 549 (20.97%) Python
4 531 (20.28%) Ruby
5 498 (19.02%) PHP
6 443 (16.92%) SQL
7 297 (11.34%) C#
8 220 (8.40%) Bash Shell
9 194 (7.41%) Perl
10 131 (5.00%) Scala
11 124 (4.74%) C++
12 106 (4.05%) Shell Script
13 101 (3.86%) Objective-C
14 92 (3.51%) C
15 74 (2.83%) Groovy
16 66 (2.52%) PHP5
17 61 (2.33%) PowerShell
18 54 (2.06%) PL/SQL
19 26 (0.99%) Golang
20 23 (0.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 164 (6.26%) Degree
2 161 (6.15%) Security Cleared
3 91 (3.48%) SC Cleared
4 38 (1.45%) ISEB
5 27 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 27 (1.03%) DV Cleared
6 21 (0.80%) HND
7 9 (0.34%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.23%) BC Cleared
9 5 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.19%) CCNA
10 3 (0.11%) Sun Certification
10 3 (0.11%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.076%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.038%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.038%) PMP
12 1 (0.038%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.038%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.038%) MCP
12 1 (0.038%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (5.23%) QA
2 10 (0.38%) SLA
3 8 (0.31%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.23%) ISO 14001
5 5 (0.19%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.076%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.038%) COBIT
System Software
1 96 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 76 (2.90%) Docker
3 56 (2.14%) Varnish
4 45 (1.72%) vCloud
5 35 (1.34%) vSphere
6 22 (0.84%) iptables
7 21 (0.80%) Postfix
7 21 (0.80%) Samba
8 18 (0.69%) XenServer
9 16 (0.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 15 (0.57%) Firmware
11 12 (0.46%) Active Directory
12 11 (0.42%) NFS
12 11 (0.42%) Shibboleth
12 11 (0.42%) VirtualBox
13 9 (0.34%) VMware ESX
13 9 (0.34%) Xen
14 6 (0.23%) Hyper-V
14 6 (0.23%) KVM
14 6 (0.23%) LXC
Systems Management
1 438 (16.73%) Puppet
2 254 (9.70%) Opscode Chef
3 126 (4.81%) Ansible
4 76 (2.90%) ZABBIX
5 68 (2.60%) Salt
6 61 (2.33%) Vagrant
7 53 (2.02%) Nagios
8 39 (1.49%) Kibana
9 34 (1.30%) Graphite
10 27 (1.03%) Graylog
11 23 (0.88%) logstash
12 19 (0.73%) yum
12 19 (0.73%) HAProxy
12 19 (0.73%) ITRS Geneos
13 17 (0.65%) BladeLogic
14 16 (0.61%) Opsview
15 15 (0.57%) Icinga
15 15 (0.57%) Zenoss
16 12 (0.46%) Red Hat Spacewalk
16 12 (0.46%) collectd
Vendors
1 223 (8.52%) Oracle
2 155 (5.92%) VMware
3 136 (5.19%) Red Hat
4 130 (4.97%) Microsoft
5 89 (3.40%) Zend
6 79 (3.02%) Google
7 51 (1.95%) New Relic
8 50 (1.91%) Adobe
9 49 (1.87%) Splunk
10 42 (1.60%) Perforce
11 35 (1.34%) Akamai
12 33 (1.26%) Twitter
13 24 (0.92%) Atlassian
13 24 (0.92%) TIBCO
14 23 (0.88%) Apple
15 21 (0.80%) Talend
16 18 (0.69%) Citrix
17 17 (0.65%) IBM
17 17 (0.65%) Sybase
17 17 (0.65%) Rackspace
London
Next Ventures Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Open Select Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Mosaic Island
Posted: 2 days ago
Wales
People Source Consulting
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £26800.00 - £32500.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
AdRoc Group
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
AdRoc Group
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
2Source Talent
Rate: £620 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Rate: £200 - 300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Annapurna
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £390 per annum Competitive rates
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £320 - £350 per day + £320 - £350 / Day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £500 to £580 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Posted: 3 days ago