The table below looks at the statistics for Git (software) skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Git (software) over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Git Distributed Version Control System
Rank 42 59 76
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +17
Contract jobs citing Git (software) 2471 1858 1397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 4.60% 3.25% 2.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 27.42% 22.82% 19.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1666 1298 992
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 22 1
Median hourly rate £40.75 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 £39.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.16% +12.85%

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
9012 8142 7352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.79% 14.23% 12.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6058 5366 4886
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 192 117
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £26.03 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

Git (software)
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Git (software) as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 September 2016.

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 26 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Git (software) within the UK over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +17 2395 £450 +5.88% 789
London +5 1306 £450 - 320
South East +48 342 £425 +25.92% 121
City of London +6 188 £450 -5.26% 72
North West +2 142 £400 -11.11% 87
Yorkshire +13 130 £425 -1.16% 63
East Midlands +50 127 £425 +21.42% 30
East of England +3 96 £400 +7.38% 57
West Midlands +35 93 £470 +17.50% 35
Manchester +16 89 £420 -5.35% 60
South West +31 85 £383 +2.00% 61
West Yorkshire +2 83 £375 -12.79% 40
Nottinghamshire +39 79 £433 +17.28% 11
Nottingham +38 78 £433 +17.28% 11
Oxfordshire +27 76 £400 +45.45% 23
North East +13 76 £450 -5.26% 13
Tyne and Wear +15 74 £450 -7.69% 10
Newcastle upon Tyne +16 72 £450 -10.00% 7
Leeds -7 70 £425 -1.16% 29
Surrey +23 64 £438 +9.37% 27
Berkshire +22 63 £450 +33.33% 15
Hampshire +1 54 £425 +21.42% 33
Croydon +5 51 £450 - 2
Oxford +16 50 £400 +45.45% 9
Hertfordshire +18 44 £350 +3.70% 14
Bristol +22 33 £355 -5.33% 17
West Sussex +19 32 £425 +32.81% 2
South Yorkshire +16 32 £438 - 12
Sheffield +14 30 £438 -2.77% 9
Scotland +4 30 £425 +7.59% 22

Git (software)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Git (software) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Git (software).

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2 1810 (39.20%) Jenkins
3 1807 (39.14%) JavaScript
4 1755 (38.01%) Java
5 1731 (37.49%) Linux
6 1669 (36.15%) HTML
7 1567 (33.94%) CSS
8 1514 (32.79%) Continuous Integration
9 1314 (28.46%) DevOps
10 1236 (26.77%) Scrum
11 1213 (26.27%) TDD
12 1038 (22.48%) Puppet
13 1020 (22.09%) JIRA
14 965 (20.90%) Subversion
15 956 (20.71%) HTML5
16 895 (19.38%) SQL
17 885 (19.17%) AngularJS
18 835 (18.09%) Python
19 826 (17.89%) Amazon AWS
20 791 (17.13%) Configuration Management
21 777 (16.83%) Maven
22 773 (16.74%) Web Services
23 746 (16.16%) BDD
24 724 (15.68%) Docker
25 719 (15.57%) Ruby
26 704 (15.25%) Spring
27 702 (15.20%) Node.js
28 698 (15.12%) CSS3
29 695 (15.05%) RESTful
30 693 (15.01%) REST

Git (software)
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 476 (10.31%) Confluence
2 449 (9.72%) Apache
3 403 (8.73%) Tomcat
4 285 (6.17%) Elasticsearch
5 212 (4.59%) nginx
6 178 (3.86%) CMS
7 165 (3.57%) JBoss
8 124 (2.69%) OpenStack
9 117 (2.53%) WebLogic
10 107 (2.32%) Drupal
11 106 (2.30%) WebSphere
12 93 (2.01%) IIS
13 85 (1.84%) Apache Spark
14 82 (1.78%) Cloud Foundry
15 81 (1.75%) WordPress
16 72 (1.56%) Jetty
17 68 (1.47%) Apache Solr
18 34 (0.74%) Mule
19 30 (0.65%) NServiceBus
20 29 (0.63%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 101 (2.19%) Photoshop
2 97 (2.10%) HipChat
3 47 (1.02%) MS Excel
4 22 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
5 17 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 12 (0.26%) GIMP
7 10 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
8 6 (0.13%) SketchUp
9 5 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (0.087%) InVision
10 4 (0.087%) MS Office
11 2 (0.043%) MS Visio
11 2 (0.043%) Simulink
11 2 (0.043%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.022%) Doxygen
12 1 (0.022%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.022%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 55 (1.19%) Magento
2 27 (0.58%) Payment Gateway
3 19 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
3 19 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 11 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (0.24%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 9 (0.19%) SDL Web 8
6 2 (0.043%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.043%) Exchequer
6 2 (0.043%) RMDS
7 1 (0.022%) LabWindows
7 1 (0.022%) Loan IQ
7 1 (0.022%) nopCommerce
7 1 (0.022%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.022%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 826 (17.89%) Amazon AWS
2 390 (8.45%) GitHub
3 318 (6.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 140 (3.03%) PaaS
5 111 (2.40%) AWS CloudFormation
6 92 (1.99%) IaaS
7 80 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
8 76 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
9 56 (1.21%) Amazon S3
10 47 (1.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 47 (1.02%) SaaS
11 42 (0.91%) OpenShift
12 33 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
12 33 (0.71%) Google Play
13 24 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
14 23 (0.50%) Heroku
15 22 (0.48%) TestFlight
16 21 (0.45%) AWS Lambda
17 19 (0.41%) CloudBees
18 17 (0.37%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 365 (7.91%) HTTP
2 200 (4.33%) DNS
3 136 (2.95%) SSH
4 120 (2.60%) Firewall
5 108 (2.34%) TCP/IP
6 104 (2.25%) OpenLDAP
7 100 (2.17%) OpenVPN
8 97 (2.10%) Internet
9 91 (1.97%) SSL
10 62 (1.34%) LDAP
11 55 (1.19%) Network Security
12 52 (1.13%) VPN
13 41 (0.89%) Reverse Proxy
14 23 (0.50%) DMZ
15 20 (0.43%) DHCP
15 20 (0.43%) SNMP
16 19 (0.41%) DVB
17 18 (0.39%) Intranet
17 18 (0.39%) VLAN
18 17 (0.37%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 642 (13.91%) MySQL
2 487 (10.55%) MongoDB
3 467 (10.11%) NoSQL
4 443 (9.59%) PostgreSQL
5 323 (7.00%) Relational Database
5 323 (7.00%) SQL Server
6 241 (5.22%) Hadoop
7 115 (2.49%) Redis
8 114 (2.47%) Big Data
9 94 (2.04%) Oracle Database
10 83 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
11 73 (1.58%) RDBMS
12 63 (1.36%) DB2
13 58 (1.26%) Apache Hive
14 54 (1.17%) Azure SQL Database
15 45 (0.97%) HBase
16 43 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
17 42 (0.91%) CouchDB
18 40 (0.87%) SQLite
19 38 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1810 (39.20%) Jenkins
2 1020 (22.09%) JIRA
3 965 (20.90%) Subversion
4 777 (16.83%) Maven
5 537 (11.63%) JUnit
6 404 (8.75%) Selenium
7 330 (7.15%) Cucumber
8 328 (7.10%) TeamCity
9 314 (6.80%) Sonatype Nexus
10 301 (6.52%) Grunt
11 286 (6.19%) Ant
12 278 (6.02%) gulp
13 245 (5.31%) SonarQube
14 235 (5.09%) Gradle
15 220 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
16 205 (4.44%) Mercurial
17 201 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 195 (4.22%) Bitbucket
19 181 (3.92%) Vagrant
20 160 (3.47%) WebDriver
General
1 458 (9.92%) Finance
2 219 (4.74%) Banking
3 186 (4.03%) Retail
4 72 (1.56%) Telecoms
5 71 (1.54%) Publishing
6 70 (1.52%) Marketing
7 59 (1.28%) Games
8 54 (1.17%) Investment Banking
9 38 (0.82%) Advertising
10 26 (0.56%) Financial Institution
11 25 (0.54%) Electronics
12 24 (0.52%) Front Office
13 22 (0.48%) Manufacturing
14 17 (0.37%) Military
15 16 (0.35%) Back Office
16 12 (0.26%) Legal
17 11 (0.24%) Automotive
18 8 (0.17%) Billing
19 7 (0.15%) Law
19 7 (0.15%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 2715 (58.80%) Developer
2 713 (15.44%) Java Developer
3 709 (15.36%) DevOps Engineer
4 488 (10.57%) Senior Developer
5 470 (10.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 359 (7.78%) JavaScript Developer
7 240 (5.20%) PHP Developer
8 199 (4.31%) Web Developer
9 191 (4.14%) .NET Developer
10 187 (4.05%) Senior Java Developer
11 186 (4.03%) HTML Developer
12 184 (3.99%) Architect
13 153 (3.31%) Scala Developer
14 151 (3.27%) Angular Developer
15 148 (3.21%) Full Stack Developer
16 140 (3.03%) AWS Engineer
17 137 (2.97%) Agile Developer
18 135 (2.92%) HTML CSS Developer
18 135 (2.92%) Linux Engineer
19 131 (2.84%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1669 (36.15%) HTML
2 1567 (33.94%) CSS
3 956 (20.71%) HTML5
4 885 (19.17%) AngularJS
5 773 (16.74%) Web Services
6 704 (15.25%) Spring
7 702 (15.20%) Node.js
8 698 (15.12%) CSS3
9 695 (15.05%) RESTful
10 693 (15.01%) REST
11 664 (14.38%) JSON
12 608 (13.17%) jQuery
13 474 (10.27%) XML
14 457 (9.90%) .NET
15 437 (9.47%) Sass
16 330 (7.15%) SOAP
17 315 (6.82%) React
18 285 (6.17%) Ajax
19 263 (5.70%) Hibernate
20 228 (4.94%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 345 (7.47%) User Experience
2 219 (4.74%) Mobile App
3 164 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
4 131 (2.84%) Computer Science
5 116 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
6 81 (1.75%) Algorithms
7 78 (1.69%) Visualisation
8 68 (1.47%) Data Structures
9 62 (1.34%) Private Cloud
10 53 (1.15%) iPad
11 50 (1.08%) Social Media
12 44 (0.95%) Fintech
13 40 (0.87%) Digital Media
13 40 (0.87%) Wiki
14 39 (0.84%) Data Centre
15 32 (0.69%) Inversion of Control
16 30 (0.65%) Clustering
17 29 (0.63%) Virtual Team
18 25 (0.54%) Blog
18 25 (0.54%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1731 (37.49%) Linux
2 580 (12.56%) Unix
3 347 (7.52%) Windows
4 239 (5.18%) Android
5 229 (4.96%) CentOS
6 218 (4.72%) Apple iOS
7 216 (4.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 129 (2.79%) Mac OS X
9 125 (2.71%) Ubuntu
10 79 (1.71%) Windows Server
11 47 (1.02%) CoreOS
12 28 (0.61%) AIX
13 24 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
14 23 (0.50%) Solaris
15 20 (0.43%) VMS
16 19 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
17 18 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
18 16 (0.35%) Debian
19 12 (0.26%) Windows Phone
20 10 (0.22%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2735 (59.24%) Agile Software Development
2 1514 (32.79%) Continuous Integration
3 1314 (28.46%) DevOps
4 1236 (26.77%) Scrum
5 1213 (26.27%) TDD
6 791 (17.13%) Configuration Management
7 746 (16.16%) BDD
8 651 (14.10%) Web Development
9 619 (13.41%) OO
10 601 (13.02%) MVC
11 580 (12.56%) Open Source
12 560 (12.13%) Front End Development
13 472 (10.22%) Continuous Delivery
14 414 (8.97%) Software Engineering
15 395 (8.56%) Microservices
16 367 (7.95%) Automated Testing
17 348 (7.54%) Responsive Web Design
18 346 (7.49%) Unit Testing
19 317 (6.87%) E-Commerce
20 293 (6.35%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1807 (39.14%) JavaScript
2 1755 (38.01%) Java
3 895 (19.38%) SQL
4 835 (18.09%) Python
5 719 (15.57%) Ruby
6 658 (14.25%) PHP
7 456 (9.88%) C#
8 404 (8.75%) Scala
9 289 (6.26%) Bash Shell
10 266 (5.76%) Perl
11 265 (5.74%) Shell Script
12 148 (3.21%) Groovy
13 145 (3.14%) PowerShell
14 143 (3.10%) C++
15 116 (2.51%) C
16 110 (2.38%) Objective-C
17 95 (2.06%) Go
18 94 (2.04%) Apple Swift
19 90 (1.95%) PL/SQL
20 83 (1.80%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 444 (9.62%) Security Cleared
2 356 (7.71%) SC Cleared
3 213 (4.61%) Degree
4 50 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
5 44 (0.95%) CTC Cleared
6 31 (0.67%) AWS Certification
7 29 (0.63%) DV Cleared
8 21 (0.45%) ISEB
9 17 (0.37%) ISTQB
10 15 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (0.32%) DBS Check
11 13 (0.28%) RHCE
12 12 (0.26%) BC Cleared
12 12 (0.26%) CCNA
13 11 (0.24%) Sun Certification
14 10 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
15 9 (0.19%) CCNP
16 8 (0.17%) RHCA
16 8 (0.17%) RHCSA
17 7 (0.15%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 273 (5.91%) QA
2 53 (1.15%) Disclosure Scotland
3 35 (0.76%) SDET
4 26 (0.56%) WAI
5 22 (0.48%) WCAG
6 18 (0.39%) PCI DSS
7 16 (0.35%) Data Quality
8 9 (0.19%) GCP
9 8 (0.17%) FATCA
10 6 (0.13%) SLA
11 3 (0.065%) DO-254
12 2 (0.043%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 1 (0.022%) ISO20022
13 1 (0.022%) JTAG
13 1 (0.022%) MISRA
13 1 (0.022%) MISRA C
13 1 (0.022%) SEPA
System Software
1 724 (15.68%) Docker
2 143 (3.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 124 (2.69%) vCloud
4 115 (2.49%) Squid
5 110 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
6 105 (2.27%) Postfix
7 81 (1.75%) Active Directory
8 47 (1.02%) Ceph
9 45 (0.97%) GlusterFS
9 45 (0.97%) KVM
10 43 (0.93%) etcd
10 43 (0.93%) flannel
11 40 (0.87%) Xen
12 38 (0.82%) NFS
13 36 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
14 30 (0.65%) Hyper-V
15 29 (0.63%) iptables
16 24 (0.52%) HDFS
17 23 (0.50%) vSphere
18 21 (0.45%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1038 (22.48%) Puppet
2 624 (13.52%) Ansible
3 480 (10.40%) Opscode Chef
4 219 (4.74%) logstash
5 211 (4.57%) Kubernetes
6 186 (4.03%) ZABBIX
7 179 (3.88%) Terraform
8 163 (3.53%) Kibana
9 110 (2.38%) Rancher
10 106 (2.30%) Graphite
11 99 (2.14%) HAProxy
12 83 (1.80%) Nagios
13 51 (1.10%) Salt
14 46 (1.00%) Packer
15 45 (0.97%) Grafana
16 44 (0.95%) Host Intrusion Detection System
16 44 (0.95%) Network Intrusion Detection System
17 43 (0.93%) rkt
18 30 (0.65%) Icinga
19 26 (0.56%) yum
Vendors
1 544 (11.78%) Oracle
2 371 (8.04%) VMware
3 227 (4.92%) Red Hat
4 223 (4.83%) Atlassian
5 197 (4.27%) Microsoft
6 171 (3.70%) Google
7 151 (3.27%) IBM
8 129 (2.79%) Sonatype
9 93 (2.01%) Adobe
10 84 (1.82%) Splunk
10 84 (1.82%) Zend
11 75 (1.62%) Perforce
12 57 (1.23%) New Relic
13 42 (0.91%) hybris
13 42 (0.91%) MuleSoft
14 39 (0.84%) WSO2
15 36 (0.78%) AppDynamics
15 36 (0.78%) SaltStack
16 32 (0.69%) Apple
17 31 (0.67%) Cisco
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