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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Git Distributed Version Control System
Rank 67 136 202
Rank change year-on-year
+69 +66
Contract jobs citing Git (software) 1404 763 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.67% 1.51% 0.95%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.97% 12.55% 8.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 984 519 307
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £339 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.70% -3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 6
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £41.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £21.80 £32.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £83.00 £46.10 £88.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.16%

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
7030 6081 5130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.38% 12.01% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4598 3834 3239
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 116 158
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £17.80 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.55 £52.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +5.00%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +68 1353 £400 +6.66% 654
London +26 724 £425 +13.33% 282
South East +100 218 £363 -9.37% 116
City of London +31 152 £420 +13.89% 62
South West +58 121 £438 +34.61% 58
Hampshire +57 100 £365 -9.31% 23
North West +47 83 £350 - 51
Yorkshire +36 71 £400 +37.93% 36
West Yorkshire +33 61 £400 +23.07% 22
Leeds +38 59 £400 +23.07% 17
Bristol +34 57 £438 +40.00% 30
East of England +14 54 £388 +3.33% 44
Berkshire +39 50 £358 +45.17% 21
Manchester +14 46 £350 -6.66% 33
Southampton +19 39 £375 - 5
East Midlands +29 37 £300 +4.34% 23
Oxfordshire +2 25 £290 -7.20% 15
Gloucestershire +12 24 £450 +63.63% 4
Cambridgeshire +7 24 £348 -17.01% 14
Cheshire +19 23 £323 -1.52% 12
West Midlands +6 22 £320 +28.00% 33
Devon +7 19 £418 +11.33% 8
Reading +18 18 £363 +31.81% 13
North East +15 18 £370 +48.00% 9
Basingstoke +12 18 £425 +5.59% 2
Oxford 0 18 £290 -10.76% 2
Tyne and Wear +20 17 £370 +48.00% 9
Nottingham +4 17 £300 +9.09% 7
Nottinghamshire -3 17 £300 +9.09% 7
Scotland -11 15 £318 +33.68% 15

Git (software)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 1554 (56.26%) Agile Software Development
2 1225 (44.35%) HTML
3 1183 (42.83%) Java
4 1173 (42.47%) JavaScript
5 1058 (38.31%) Linux
6 1026 (37.15%) CSS
7 992 (35.92%) Subversion
8 829 (30.01%) TDD
9 781 (28.28%) Continuous Integration
10 742 (26.86%) Jenkins
11 675 (24.44%) HTML5
12 600 (21.72%) jQuery
13 596 (21.58%) Python
14 573 (20.75%) Scrum
15 553 (20.02%) PHP
16 547 (19.80%) Ruby
17 545 (19.73%) Web Services
18 500 (18.10%) MySQL
19 480 (17.38%) CSS3
20 475 (17.20%) OO
21 453 (16.40%) DevOps
22 448 (16.22%) Puppet
23 444 (16.08%) UNIX
24 440 (15.93%) SQL
25 439 (15.89%) Maven
26 438 (15.86%) BDD
27 427 (15.46%) MVC
28 411 (14.88%) REST
29 392 (14.19%) Apache
30 380 (13.76%) AngularJS

Git (software)
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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
1 392 (14.19%) Apache
2 255 (9.23%) Node.js
3 194 (7.02%) Tomcat
4 155 (5.61%) CMS
5 102 (3.69%) nginx
5 102 (3.69%) Confluence
6 101 (3.66%) JBoss
7 89 (3.22%) Drupal
8 81 (2.93%) WebLogic
9 56 (2.03%) OpenStack
10 51 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
11 48 (1.74%) Apache Solr
12 45 (1.63%) IIS
13 34 (1.23%) WordPress
14 33 (1.19%) SharePoint
15 31 (1.12%) WebSphere
16 29 (1.05%) Adobe CQ
17 28 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 26 (0.94%) Jetty
18 26 (0.94%) Mule
Applications
1 61 (2.21%) MS Excel
2 47 (1.70%) Photoshop
3 16 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
4 11 (0.40%) Fireworks
4 11 (0.40%) MS Office
5 6 (0.22%) Adobe After Effects
6 5 (0.18%) Doxygen
7 4 (0.14%) MS Project
7 4 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.072%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.072%) InDesign
9 1 (0.036%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 40 (1.45%) Magento
2 7 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (0.25%) Google Analytics
2 7 (0.25%) Summit
3 5 (0.18%) AquaLogic BPM
3 5 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.11%) RMDS
4 3 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.072%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.036%) SiteCatalyst
6 1 (0.036%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.036%) Tridion
6 1 (0.036%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 122 (4.42%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (2.21%) PaaS
3 51 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
3 51 (1.85%) GitHub
4 45 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 38 (1.38%) SaaS
6 36 (1.30%) Heroku
7 23 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
8 18 (0.65%) Amazon S3
9 14 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
10 13 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
11 12 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
12 11 (0.40%) Joyent
13 10 (0.36%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 10 (0.36%) ElastiCache
14 9 (0.33%) IaaS
15 8 (0.29%) OpenShift
16 7 (0.25%) Google App Engine
17 3 (0.11%) Yammer
17 3 (0.11%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 305 (11.04%) HTTP
2 85 (3.08%) Internet
3 63 (2.28%) TCP/IP
4 61 (2.21%) Firewall
5 58 (2.10%) DNS
6 47 (1.70%) LDAP
7 40 (1.45%) VPN
8 39 (1.41%) SSL
9 20 (0.72%) WAN
9 20 (0.72%) LAN
10 19 (0.69%) IPv6
11 17 (0.62%) IPsec
12 16 (0.58%) EIGRP
12 16 (0.58%) BGP
12 16 (0.58%) OSPF
12 16 (0.58%) Network Security
13 8 (0.29%) OpenLDAP
14 7 (0.25%) 4G
14 7 (0.25%) Wireshark
14 7 (0.25%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 500 (18.10%) MySQL
2 298 (10.79%) MongoDB
3 278 (10.07%) Relational Database
4 229 (8.29%) PostgreSQL
5 172 (6.23%) NoSQL
6 171 (6.19%) SQL Server
7 82 (2.97%) Redis
8 73 (2.64%) Oracle Database
9 52 (1.88%) Hadoop
10 49 (1.77%) RDBMS
10 49 (1.77%) Neo4j
11 41 (1.48%) Oracle Database 11g
12 37 (1.34%) Apache Cassandra
12 37 (1.34%) Big Data
13 26 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
14 22 (0.80%) RavenDB
15 20 (0.72%) Jackrabbit
16 19 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
17 17 (0.62%) Amazon Redshift
18 16 (0.58%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 992 (35.92%) Subversion
2 742 (26.86%) Jenkins
3 439 (15.89%) Maven
4 318 (11.51%) JIRA
5 246 (8.91%) JUnit
6 239 (8.65%) Cucumber
7 211 (7.64%) Selenium
8 173 (6.26%) TeamCity
9 144 (5.21%) Grunt
10 132 (4.78%) Ant
11 127 (4.60%) Jasmine
12 125 (4.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 123 (4.45%) Mockito
14 115 (4.16%) Hudson
15 103 (3.73%) Team Foundation Server
16 99 (3.58%) Eclipse
17 96 (3.48%) PHPUnit
18 81 (2.93%) Mercurial
19 67 (2.43%) Visual Studio
20 62 (2.24%) IntelliJ
General
1 223 (8.07%) Finance
2 87 (3.15%) Banking
3 73 (2.64%) Telecoms
4 69 (2.50%) Retail
4 69 (2.50%) Marketing
5 52 (1.88%) Publishing
6 51 (1.85%) Games
7 28 (1.01%) Investment Banking
8 24 (0.87%) Front Office
9 17 (0.62%) Advertising
10 10 (0.36%) Legal
11 9 (0.33%) Financial Institution
11 9 (0.33%) Manufacturing
12 8 (0.29%) German Language
13 5 (0.18%) French Language
13 5 (0.18%) Music Industry
14 4 (0.14%) Electronics
14 4 (0.14%) Back Office
14 4 (0.14%) Military
14 4 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1959 (70.93%) Developer
2 400 (14.48%) Java Developer
3 269 (9.74%) Senior Developer
4 266 (9.63%) Front-End Developer
5 263 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
6 216 (7.82%) PHP Developer
7 167 (6.05%) Web Developer
8 132 (4.78%) JavaScript Developer
9 93 (3.37%) iOS Developer
10 91 (3.29%) Software Engineer
11 90 (3.26%) .NET Developer
11 90 (3.26%) Android Developer
12 89 (3.22%) Python Developer
13 76 (2.75%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 74 (2.68%) C# Developer
15 73 (2.64%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 62 (2.24%) Senior Java Developer
17 53 (1.92%) Drupal Developer
18 52 (1.88%) Architect
19 46 (1.67%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1225 (44.35%) HTML
2 1026 (37.15%) CSS
3 675 (24.44%) HTML5
4 600 (21.72%) jQuery
5 545 (19.73%) Web Services
6 480 (17.38%) CSS3
7 411 (14.88%) REST
8 380 (13.76%) AngularJS
9 370 (13.40%) JSON
10 365 (13.22%) XML
11 356 (12.89%) RESTful
12 313 (11.33%) .NET
13 300 (10.86%) Spring
14 207 (7.49%) Sass
15 196 (7.10%) Ajax
16 191 (6.92%) SOAP
17 167 (6.05%) Hibernate
18 155 (5.61%) Backbone.js
19 152 (5.50%) LAMP
20 124 (4.49%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 265 (9.59%) Open Source
2 179 (6.48%) User Experience
3 133 (4.82%) Mobile App
4 98 (3.55%) Computer Science
5 73 (2.64%) Visualisation
6 71 (2.57%) Analytical Skills
7 46 (1.67%) iPhone
8 41 (1.48%) Data Structures
9 38 (1.38%) W3C
10 36 (1.30%) Digital Media
11 34 (1.23%) Wiki
12 26 (0.94%) Algorithms
13 25 (0.91%) N-Tier
14 24 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
14 24 (0.87%) iPad
15 23 (0.83%) Client/Server
16 20 (0.72%) Clustering
17 19 (0.69%) RIA
18 18 (0.65%) Taxonomies
18 18 (0.65%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1058 (38.31%) Linux
2 444 (16.08%) UNIX
3 221 (8.00%) Windows
4 202 (7.31%) CentOS
5 187 (6.77%) Android
6 184 (6.66%) Mac OS X
7 168 (6.08%) Apple iOS
8 148 (5.36%) Ubuntu
9 130 (4.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 28 (1.01%) Debian
11 17 (0.62%) Windows Phone
12 14 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (0.43%) Solaris
13 12 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (0.36%) SUSE
15 9 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
15 9 (0.33%) Mac OS
16 8 (0.29%) VMS
17 7 (0.25%) Windows Phone 8
17 7 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1554 (56.26%) Agile Software Development
2 829 (30.01%) TDD
3 781 (28.28%) Continuous Integration
4 573 (20.75%) Scrum
5 475 (17.20%) OO
6 453 (16.40%) DevOps
7 438 (15.86%) BDD
8 427 (15.46%) MVC
9 353 (12.78%) Configuration Management
10 336 (12.17%) Responsive Web Design
11 295 (10.68%) Web Development
12 269 (9.74%) Software Engineering
13 257 (9.30%) Unit Testing
14 239 (8.65%) Web Design
15 192 (6.95%) Automated Testing
16 172 (6.23%) OOP
17 169 (6.12%) E-Commerce
18 166 (6.01%) Kanban
19 141 (5.10%) Mentoring
20 136 (4.92%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1183 (42.83%) Java
2 1173 (42.47%) JavaScript
3 596 (21.58%) Python
4 553 (20.02%) PHP
5 547 (19.80%) Ruby
6 440 (15.93%) SQL
7 307 (11.12%) C#
8 213 (7.71%) Bash Shell
9 181 (6.55%) Perl
10 142 (5.14%) Scala
11 109 (3.95%) C++
12 106 (3.84%) Shell Script
13 101 (3.66%) Objective-C
14 83 (3.01%) C
15 72 (2.61%) PHP5
16 67 (2.43%) Groovy
17 58 (2.10%) PL/SQL
18 42 (1.52%) PowerShell
19 24 (0.87%) T-SQL
20 15 (0.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 181 (6.55%) Security Cleared
2 169 (6.12%) Degree
3 108 (3.91%) SC Cleared
4 46 (1.67%) VCP4
5 40 (1.45%) ISEB
6 35 (1.27%) DV Cleared
7 28 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 23 (0.83%) HND
9 9 (0.33%) ISTQB
9 9 (0.33%) BC Cleared
10 7 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.18%) CCNA
11 5 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.11%) Sun Certification
13 2 (0.072%) MCP
13 2 (0.072%) Postgraduate
14 1 (0.036%) PMP
14 1 (0.036%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (4.49%) QA
2 14 (0.51%) SLA
3 9 (0.33%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.22%) ISO 14001
5 4 (0.14%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.072%) WCAG
8 1 (0.036%) COBIT
System Software
1 99 (3.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 65 (2.35%) Varnish
3 61 (2.21%) Docker
4 38 (1.38%) vCloud
5 30 (1.09%) vSphere
6 18 (0.65%) Samba
6 18 (0.65%) Postfix
6 18 (0.65%) XenServer
7 16 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 12 (0.43%) VMware ESX
9 11 (0.40%) Shibboleth
10 10 (0.36%) NFS
10 10 (0.36%) Xen
10 10 (0.36%) VirtualBox
11 9 (0.33%) KVM
12 8 (0.29%) Firmware
12 8 (0.29%) Active Directory
13 6 (0.22%) LXC
14 3 (0.11%) Apache Flume
14 3 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 448 (16.22%) Puppet
2 272 (9.85%) Opscode Chef
3 116 (4.20%) Ansible
4 70 (2.53%) Vagrant
5 69 (2.50%) Nagios
6 67 (2.43%) ZABBIX
7 51 (1.85%) Salt
8 38 (1.38%) Kibana
9 36 (1.30%) Graylog
10 35 (1.27%) Graphite
11 20 (0.72%) logstash
12 19 (0.69%) Zenoss
13 18 (0.65%) Opsview
14 17 (0.62%) collectd
14 17 (0.62%) Capistrano
15 16 (0.58%) yum
15 16 (0.58%) Icinga
16 14 (0.51%) HAProxy
16 14 (0.51%) Red Hat Spacewalk
17 13 (0.47%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 217 (7.86%) Oracle
2 158 (5.72%) VMware
3 138 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 115 (4.16%) Red Hat
5 109 (3.95%) Zend
6 85 (3.08%) Google
7 51 (1.85%) New Relic
8 42 (1.52%) Akamai
9 39 (1.41%) Adobe
9 39 (1.41%) Perforce
10 38 (1.38%) Splunk
11 33 (1.19%) Twitter
12 30 (1.09%) Atlassian
13 26 (0.94%) Rackspace
14 24 (0.87%) Apple
15 22 (0.80%) TIBCO
16 18 (0.65%) Citrix
16 18 (0.65%) F5
17 17 (0.62%) Facebook
18 15 (0.54%) Talend
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