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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Git Distributed Version Control System
Rank 48 69 139
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +70
Contract jobs citing Git (software) 1949 1330 788
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.79% 2.57% 1.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 25.65% 18.93% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1349 967 563
Average daily rate £433 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £341
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +9.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 3
Average hourly rate £44.29 £42.50 £50.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.21% -15.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.13 £25.25 £40.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £101.75 £55.82
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £50.50
% change year-on-year
-15.78% -5.94%

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
7597 7025 5984
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.77% 13.57% 12.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5056 4715 3786
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 127 130
Average hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.83 £25.20 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.89 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

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 12 February 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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Git (software) within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +20 1865 £435 +8.75% 816
London +29 1059 £473 +11.17% 380
South East +19 247 £375 +2.73% 124
North West +15 137 £375 +5.26% 83
South West +11 135 £400 -8.57% 47
Yorkshire +33 123 £450 +20.00% 60
City of London +11 105 £450 +5.88% 70
West Yorkshire +25 92 £450 +12.50% 40
East of England +12 73 £450 +18.42% 45
Manchester +7 72 £353 +0.71% 52
Hampshire -5 71 £350 -6.66% 32
Leeds +1 56 £433 +8.25% 29
Surrey +31 49 £348 -10.32% 16
Devon +22 49 £433 +20.13% 3
Cheshire +18 49 £413 +17.85% 20
Berkshire +2 49 £380 +8.57% 16
West Midlands +15 46 £363 +11.53% 41
Cambridgeshire +11 38 £419 -6.94% 19
Scotland +12 36 £300 -13.97% 14
Cambridge +18 33 £413 +65.00% 17
Wales 0 33 £363 -26.39% 12
Bristol -22 32 £350 -20.00% 17
Southampton +4 29 £360 -4.63% 11
South Wales -4 27 £353 -28.42% 11
East Midlands -25 27 £400 +28.00% 22
Oxfordshire +6 25 £400 +37.93% 20
South Yorkshire +15 24 £438 +16.66% 14
Plymouth +11 24 £375 - 1
Reading -3 24 £400 +14.28% 7
Sheffield +10 23 £450 +20.00% 9

Git (software)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2430 (59.72%) Agile Software Development
2 1777 (43.67%) JavaScript
3 1675 (41.16%) Java
4 1609 (39.54%) HTML
5 1455 (35.76%) CSS
6 1450 (35.64%) Jenkins
7 1291 (31.73%) Continuous Integration
8 1278 (31.41%) Linux
9 1230 (30.23%) TDD
10 1155 (28.39%) Subversion
11 1119 (27.50%) Scrum
12 897 (22.04%) HTML5
13 894 (21.97%) DevOps
14 864 (21.23%) Maven
15 801 (19.69%) SQL
16 788 (19.37%) AngularJS
17 784 (19.27%) Ruby
18 774 (19.02%) Web Services
18 774 (19.02%) BDD
19 766 (18.83%) Python
20 765 (18.80%) Puppet
21 707 (17.38%) jQuery
22 675 (16.59%) JIRA
23 647 (15.90%) Unix
24 611 (15.02%) REST
25 587 (14.43%) CSS3
26 582 (14.30%) OO
27 571 (14.03%) Configuration Management
28 564 (13.86%) Node.js
29 540 (13.27%) PHP

Git (software)
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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
1 564 (13.86%) Node.js
2 383 (9.41%) Apache
3 335 (8.23%) Tomcat
4 212 (5.21%) Confluence
5 190 (4.67%) JBoss
6 155 (3.81%) Elasticsearch
7 136 (3.34%) nginx
8 127 (3.12%) CMS
9 98 (2.41%) Drupal
10 96 (2.36%) Jetty
11 90 (2.21%) OpenStack
12 86 (2.11%) IIS
13 70 (1.72%) WordPress
14 67 (1.65%) WebLogic
15 65 (1.60%) WebSphere
16 61 (1.50%) Apache Solr
17 46 (1.13%) SharePoint
18 41 (1.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
19 25 (0.61%) Apache Spark
20 23 (0.57%) Mule
Applications
1 87 (2.14%) Photoshop
2 61 (1.50%) MS Excel
3 35 (0.86%) Adobe Illustrator
4 17 (0.42%) OmniGraffle
5 11 (0.27%) Doxygen
6 9 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 9 (0.22%) MS Visio
7 8 (0.20%) HipChat
8 7 (0.17%) MS Project
8 7 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.12%) MS Office
10 3 (0.074%) MS PowerPoint
11 2 (0.049%) 3ds Max
11 2 (0.049%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.049%) GIMP
12 1 (0.025%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.025%) InDesign
12 1 (0.025%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 59 (1.45%) Magento
2 33 (0.81%) Payment Gateway
3 16 (0.39%) SDL Web 8
4 9 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (0.20%) BigMachines
5 8 (0.20%) Eloqua
6 5 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.049%) OpenCart
7 2 (0.049%) OpenText Process Suite
7 2 (0.049%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.049%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 482 (11.85%) Amazon AWS
2 282 (6.93%) GitHub
3 199 (4.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 81 (1.99%) Amazon EC2
5 46 (1.13%) SaaS
6 45 (1.11%) PaaS
7 39 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
7 39 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
8 37 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
8 37 (0.91%) Heroku
9 31 (0.76%) Force.com
9 31 (0.76%) IaaS
10 30 (0.74%) Amazon S3
11 21 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
12 19 (0.47%) Google Analytics
13 15 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 13 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 11 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
16 10 (0.25%) Adobe Analytics
17 9 (0.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 411 (10.10%) HTTP
2 146 (3.59%) TCP/IP
3 128 (3.15%) Internet
4 81 (1.99%) Firewall
5 76 (1.87%) DNS
6 68 (1.67%) SSL
7 48 (1.18%) VPN
8 35 (0.86%) LDAP
9 29 (0.71%) SSH
10 28 (0.69%) SMTP
11 26 (0.64%) SNMP
12 25 (0.61%) LAN
13 22 (0.54%) SAN
14 20 (0.49%) DHCP
14 20 (0.49%) NAS
14 20 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
15 19 (0.47%) Intrusion Detection
16 17 (0.42%) DVB
16 17 (0.42%) IMAP
16 17 (0.42%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 524 (12.88%) MySQL
2 379 (9.31%) NoSQL
3 378 (9.29%) SQL Server
4 367 (9.02%) MongoDB
5 342 (8.41%) PostgreSQL
6 336 (8.26%) Relational Database
7 114 (2.80%) Redis
8 101 (2.48%) Apache Cassandra
9 100 (2.46%) Oracle Database
10 83 (2.04%) Big Data
11 79 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
12 73 (1.79%) Hadoop
13 68 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
14 49 (1.20%) Azure SQL Database
15 45 (1.11%) RDBMS
16 44 (1.08%) Neo4j
17 40 (0.98%) SQLite
18 36 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
19 33 (0.81%) Apache Hive
19 33 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1450 (35.64%) Jenkins
2 1155 (28.39%) Subversion
3 864 (21.23%) Maven
4 675 (16.59%) JIRA
5 401 (9.86%) Cucumber
6 349 (8.58%) Selenium
7 319 (7.84%) JUnit
8 255 (6.27%) TeamCity
9 239 (5.87%) Mockito
10 231 (5.68%) Grunt
11 222 (5.46%) Jasmine
12 213 (5.23%) Gradle
13 201 (4.94%) gulp
14 182 (4.47%) Sonatype Nexus
15 180 (4.42%) Ant
16 177 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
17 170 (4.18%) Eclipse
18 167 (4.10%) Hudson
19 147 (3.61%) Mercurial
20 144 (3.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 394 (9.68%) Finance
2 202 (4.96%) Banking
3 117 (2.88%) Retail
4 72 (1.77%) Marketing
5 57 (1.40%) Publishing
6 50 (1.23%) Investment Banking
7 49 (1.20%) Telecoms
8 42 (1.03%) Front Office
9 40 (0.98%) Games
10 24 (0.59%) Electronics
11 22 (0.54%) Back Office
12 21 (0.52%) Advertising
13 18 (0.44%) Military
14 17 (0.42%) Financial Institution
15 16 (0.39%) Legal
15 16 (0.39%) Manufacturing
16 8 (0.20%) Aerospace
17 4 (0.098%) Automotive
17 4 (0.098%) Multimedia
18 3 (0.074%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 2719 (66.82%) Developer
2 678 (16.66%) Java Developer
3 485 (11.92%) DevOps Engineer
4 455 (11.18%) JavaScript Developer
5 417 (10.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 397 (9.76%) Senior Developer
7 217 (5.33%) HTML Developer
8 192 (4.72%) Angular Developer
8 192 (4.72%) PHP Developer
9 191 (4.69%) .NET Developer
10 173 (4.25%) HTML CSS Developer
11 160 (3.93%) Senior Java Developer
12 152 (3.74%) C# Developer
13 145 (3.56%) Agile Developer
14 140 (3.44%) Architect
14 140 (3.44%) Full Stack Developer
15 132 (3.24%) Web Developer
16 120 (2.95%) Python Developer
17 114 (2.80%) Digital Developer
18 113 (2.78%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1609 (39.54%) HTML
2 1455 (35.76%) CSS
3 897 (22.04%) HTML5
4 788 (19.37%) AngularJS
5 774 (19.02%) Web Services
6 707 (17.38%) jQuery
7 611 (15.02%) REST
8 587 (14.43%) CSS3
9 512 (12.58%) RESTful
10 488 (11.99%) Spring
11 453 (11.13%) .NET
12 423 (10.40%) Sass
13 386 (9.49%) JSON
14 382 (9.39%) XML
15 297 (7.30%) SOAP
16 277 (6.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 270 (6.64%) Hibernate
18 257 (6.32%) Ajax
19 210 (5.16%) J2EE
20 207 (5.09%) React
Miscellaneous
1 324 (7.96%) User Experience
2 201 (4.94%) Computer Science
3 188 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
4 150 (3.69%) Mobile App
5 99 (2.43%) Visualisation
6 75 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
7 70 (1.72%) iPad
8 44 (1.08%) Fintech
9 43 (1.06%) Algorithms
9 43 (1.06%) Data Structures
10 42 (1.03%) Social Media
11 37 (0.91%) STB
12 34 (0.84%) Data Centre
13 30 (0.74%) Blog
13 30 (0.74%) Clustering
14 29 (0.71%) Replication
14 29 (0.71%) W3C
15 28 (0.69%) DTV
15 28 (0.69%) Inversion of Control
15 28 (0.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1278 (31.41%) Linux
2 647 (15.90%) Unix
3 337 (8.28%) Windows
4 258 (6.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 232 (5.70%) CentOS
6 203 (4.99%) Ubuntu
7 200 (4.92%) Mac OS X
8 169 (4.15%) Android
9 136 (3.34%) Apple iOS
10 82 (2.02%) Windows Server
11 39 (0.96%) AIX
12 26 (0.64%) Debian
13 24 (0.59%) VMS
14 23 (0.57%) Oracle Linux
15 21 (0.52%) Mac OS
16 19 (0.47%) Solaris
16 19 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
17 18 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
18 17 (0.42%) SUSE
19 15 (0.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2430 (59.72%) Agile Software Development
2 1291 (31.73%) Continuous Integration
3 1230 (30.23%) TDD
4 1119 (27.50%) Scrum
5 894 (21.97%) DevOps
6 774 (19.02%) BDD
7 582 (14.30%) OO
8 571 (14.03%) Configuration Management
9 482 (11.85%) Front End Development
10 472 (11.60%) MVC
11 401 (9.86%) Unit Testing
12 369 (9.07%) Open Source
13 358 (8.80%) Responsive Web Design
14 343 (8.43%) Web Development
15 342 (8.41%) Software Engineering
16 301 (7.40%) SOA
17 282 (6.93%) Continuous Delivery
18 274 (6.73%) E-Commerce
19 269 (6.61%) Pair Programming
20 229 (5.63%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1777 (43.67%) JavaScript
2 1675 (41.16%) Java
3 801 (19.69%) SQL
4 784 (19.27%) Ruby
5 766 (18.83%) Python
6 540 (13.27%) PHP
7 427 (10.49%) C#
8 379 (9.31%) Bash Shell
9 286 (7.03%) Perl
10 272 (6.68%) Scala
11 205 (5.04%) C++
12 196 (4.82%) PowerShell
13 164 (4.03%) Groovy
14 152 (3.74%) Shell Script
15 107 (2.63%) C
16 105 (2.58%) ES6
17 82 (2.02%) Objective-C
18 77 (1.89%) T-SQL
19 60 (1.47%) Apex Code
20 59 (1.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 421 (10.35%) Security Cleared
2 284 (6.98%) SC Cleared
3 257 (6.32%) Degree
4 53 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
5 30 (0.74%) DV Cleared
6 24 (0.59%) BC Cleared
6 24 (0.59%) ISTQB
7 22 (0.54%) ISEB
8 13 (0.32%) MCSE
8 13 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (0.25%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 8 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (0.17%) AWS Certification
12 5 (0.12%) CCNA
12 5 (0.12%) RHCE
12 5 (0.12%) RHCSA
13 4 (0.098%) OCPJP
13 4 (0.098%) OCPJWCD
13 4 (0.098%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 219 (5.38%) QA
2 51 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
3 29 (0.71%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 29 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (0.37%) PCI DSS
5 13 (0.32%) WCAG
6 12 (0.29%) ISO 14001
6 12 (0.29%) ISO 9001
7 9 (0.22%) SDET
8 8 (0.20%) WAI
9 7 (0.17%) SLA
10 5 (0.12%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.025%) Basel III
11 1 (0.025%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 348 (8.55%) Docker
2 219 (5.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 79 (1.94%) Active Directory
4 44 (1.08%) vSphere
5 41 (1.01%) Varnish
6 34 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
7 25 (0.61%) vCloud
8 18 (0.44%) VMware ESX
9 14 (0.34%) NFS
10 12 (0.29%) GlusterFS
11 11 (0.27%) Ceph
11 11 (0.27%) iptables
11 11 (0.27%) KVM
12 10 (0.25%) VirtualBox
12 10 (0.25%) Xen
13 8 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
14 7 (0.17%) LXC
15 6 (0.15%) BitLocker
15 6 (0.15%) HDFS
16 5 (0.12%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 765 (18.80%) Puppet
2 434 (10.67%) Opscode Chef
3 338 (8.31%) Ansible
4 134 (3.29%) ZABBIX
5 110 (2.70%) Nagios
6 70 (1.72%) logstash
7 66 (1.62%) Salt
8 60 (1.47%) Graphite
8 60 (1.47%) Kibana
9 54 (1.33%) yum
10 37 (0.91%) Capistrano
11 32 (0.79%) Uchiwa
12 31 (0.76%) Grafana
13 30 (0.74%) Kubernetes
14 29 (0.71%) HAProxy
15 24 (0.59%) SCOM
16 23 (0.57%) Rundeck
17 22 (0.54%) Bareos
18 21 (0.52%) Red Hat Spacewalk
19 19 (0.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 327 (8.04%) Oracle
2 297 (7.30%) VMware
3 192 (4.72%) Red Hat
4 188 (4.62%) Microsoft
5 115 (2.83%) Google
6 105 (2.58%) Atlassian
7 80 (1.97%) IBM
7 80 (1.97%) Splunk
8 79 (1.94%) Adobe
9 66 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
10 61 (1.50%) Zend
11 39 (0.96%) hybris
12 38 (0.93%) Perforce
13 35 (0.86%) Dell
14 32 (0.79%) HP
14 32 (0.79%) Twitter
15 30 (0.74%) Cisco
15 30 (0.74%) SOASTA, Inc
16 27 (0.66%) SaltStack
16 27 (0.66%) Sitecore
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Rate: £350.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
LA International
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
West London
PCR
Rate: £350 - £395 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Intelletec
Rate: From £250 to £250 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
West Midlands
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Market
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates or excellent salary, 6 months initial contract
Posted: 11 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Interact Consulting
Rate: 575-650
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Tiro Consultants
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £495 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £199 - £251 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Proteus Europe
Rate: £205.66 - £209.26 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £240 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
LA International
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £465 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: upto £320 a day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Austin Fraser
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £575 per day + DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £375.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Preferred Choice
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago