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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Git Distributed Version Control System
Rank 80 113 207
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +94
Contract jobs citing Git (software) 1301 989 482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.44% 1.87% 1.02%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.88% 14.67% 9.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 868 652 370
Average daily rate
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£400 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £300 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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
6890 6741 5310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.92% 12.73% 11.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4517 4356 3337
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 152 151
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.68 £31.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +0.80%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +29 1239 £400 +3.22% 642
London +11 680 £425 +6.25% 302
South East +25 160 £365 +8.14% 102
City of London +12 129 £425 +6.25% 72
North West +47 84 £356 +14.00% 56
Hampshire +40 82 £363 +0.69% 28
Yorkshire +12 82 £400 +23.07% 41
South West +38 80 £375 -9.09% 44
West Yorkshire +4 59 £410 +24.24% 25
Bristol +31 58 £375 -11.76% 21
East of England -13 56 £398 +6.00% 40
West Midlands +38 55 £350 +9.37% 35
Leeds +7 50 £388 +17.42% 16
East Midlands +36 42 £348 +11.20% 16
Cheshire +22 38 £350 +16.66% 12
Manchester +21 34 £356 -8.65% 37
Scotland +15 33 £400 -11.11% 25
Birmingham +22 31 £350 - 16
Edinburgh +12 28 £400 -11.11% 18
Southampton +12 27 £385 +10.39% 5
Cambridgeshire -19 24 £450 +12.50% 13
Berkshire -7 17 £240 -28.35% 13
Nottingham +10 16 £500 - 3
Nottinghamshire +5 16 £500 - 3
Hertfordshire 0 15 £375 -9.09% 12
Surrey +9 14 £425 +26.86% 13
Buckinghamshire +9 13 £425 +106.06% 8
South Yorkshire -5 12 £400 +40.96% 5
Croydon - 12 £425 -
Wales -9 11 £463 +27.58% 6

Git (software)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 1530 (56.65%) Agile Software Development
2 1165 (43.13%) Java
3 1124 (41.61%) JavaScript
4 1123 (41.58%) HTML
5 970 (35.91%) CSS
6 945 (34.99%) Linux
7 894 (33.10%) Subversion
8 859 (31.80%) TDD
9 803 (29.73%) Continuous Integration
10 775 (28.69%) Jenkins
11 607 (22.47%) HTML5
12 603 (22.33%) Scrum
13 555 (20.55%) Python
14 542 (20.07%) Web Services
15 516 (19.10%) Ruby
16 512 (18.96%) jQuery
17 467 (17.29%) BDD
18 453 (16.77%) Puppet
19 450 (16.66%) PHP
20 443 (16.40%) MySQL
21 440 (16.29%) DevOps
22 439 (16.25%) SQL
23 423 (15.66%) OO
23 423 (15.66%) MVC
24 409 (15.14%) CSS3
25 387 (14.33%) Maven
26 382 (14.14%) AngularJS
27 377 (13.96%) REST
28 366 (13.55%) .NET
29 359 (13.29%) UNIX

Git (software)
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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
1 268 (9.92%) Apache
2 260 (9.63%) Node.js
3 204 (7.55%) Tomcat
4 110 (4.07%) WebLogic
5 108 (4.00%) JBoss
5 108 (4.00%) nginx
5 108 (4.00%) Confluence
6 98 (3.63%) CMS
7 89 (3.30%) Drupal
8 76 (2.81%) IIS
9 62 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
10 56 (2.07%) OpenStack
11 48 (1.78%) WebSphere
12 46 (1.70%) WordPress
13 31 (1.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 31 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 31 (1.15%) Mule
14 28 (1.04%) Jetty
15 27 (1.00%) Mule ESB
15 27 (1.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 54 (2.00%) Photoshop
2 34 (1.26%) MS Excel
3 27 (1.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 14 (0.52%) Fireworks
5 8 (0.30%) MS Office
6 4 (0.15%) HipChat
6 4 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
7 3 (0.11%) MS Project
7 3 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
7 3 (0.11%) InDesign
7 3 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.074%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.037%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.037%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 27 (1.00%) Magento
2 11 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
3 7 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
3 7 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (0.22%) Summit
5 5 (0.19%) Tridion
5 5 (0.19%) AquaLogic BPM
6 3 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.037%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.037%) Maximo
7 1 (0.037%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.037%) Shopify
7 1 (0.037%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.037%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 293 (10.85%) Amazon AWS
2 98 (3.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 75 (2.78%) GitHub
4 58 (2.15%) PaaS
5 50 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
6 41 (1.52%) SaaS
7 38 (1.41%) Heroku
8 27 (1.00%) Amazon S3
9 26 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
10 19 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
11 14 (0.52%) OpenShift
12 13 (0.48%) Amazon ELB
12 13 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 13 (0.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 12 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
13 12 (0.44%) IaaS
14 11 (0.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 9 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
15 9 (0.33%) Route 53
16 7 (0.26%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 265 (9.81%) HTTP
2 97 (3.59%) Internet
3 76 (2.81%) TCP/IP
4 70 (2.59%) Firewall
5 61 (2.26%) SSL
6 50 (1.85%) VPN
7 42 (1.55%) LDAP
8 39 (1.44%) DNS
9 19 (0.70%) LAN
9 19 (0.70%) WAN
10 18 (0.67%) Network Security
11 15 (0.56%) IPv6
11 15 (0.56%) IPsec
12 14 (0.52%) OSPF
12 14 (0.52%) BGP
12 14 (0.52%) EIGRP
13 12 (0.44%) Reverse Proxy
13 12 (0.44%) Wireshark
13 12 (0.44%) 2G
13 12 (0.44%) 2.5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 443 (16.40%) MySQL
2 307 (11.37%) MongoDB
3 262 (9.70%) PostgreSQL
4 256 (9.48%) SQL Server
5 224 (8.29%) Relational Database
6 173 (6.41%) NoSQL
7 104 (3.85%) Redis
8 72 (2.67%) Oracle Database
9 65 (2.41%) Hadoop
10 37 (1.37%) RDBMS
11 35 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
12 34 (1.26%) Big Data
13 31 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
14 29 (1.07%) Apache Cassandra
15 28 (1.04%) Neo4j
16 26 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
17 21 (0.78%) DB2
18 20 (0.74%) CouchDB
19 18 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 17 (0.63%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 894 (33.10%) Subversion
2 775 (28.69%) Jenkins
3 387 (14.33%) Maven
4 329 (12.18%) JIRA
5 267 (9.89%) Cucumber
6 236 (8.74%) Selenium
7 197 (7.29%) JUnit
8 182 (6.74%) TeamCity
9 144 (5.33%) Ant
10 134 (4.96%) Grunt
11 124 (4.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 105 (3.89%) Hudson
13 104 (3.85%) Mercurial
14 101 (3.74%) Team Foundation Server
15 96 (3.55%) Mockito
16 90 (3.33%) Jasmine
17 89 (3.30%) Gradle
18 76 (2.81%) Eclipse
19 73 (2.70%) Visual Studio
20 63 (2.33%) Gerrit
General
1 220 (8.15%) Finance
2 106 (3.92%) Banking
3 81 (3.00%) Telecoms
4 62 (2.30%) Marketing
5 54 (2.00%) Retail
6 39 (1.44%) Publishing
7 32 (1.18%) Investment Banking
8 29 (1.07%) Front Office
9 26 (0.96%) Games
10 13 (0.48%) Electronics
10 13 (0.48%) Manufacturing
10 13 (0.48%) Advertising
11 8 (0.30%) Retail Banking
11 8 (0.30%) Automotive
12 6 (0.22%) Legal
13 4 (0.15%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.11%) Back Office
14 3 (0.11%) German Language
15 2 (0.074%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1806 (66.86%) Developer
2 357 (13.22%) Java Developer
3 253 (9.37%) DevOps Engineer
4 215 (7.96%) Front-End Developer
5 210 (7.77%) Senior Developer
6 175 (6.48%) PHP Developer
7 145 (5.37%) Web Developer
8 135 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
9 117 (4.33%) .NET Developer
10 103 (3.81%) Software Engineer
11 101 (3.74%) iOS Developer
12 88 (3.26%) Android Developer
13 77 (2.85%) C# Developer
14 76 (2.81%) Architect
15 62 (2.30%) Python Developer
15 62 (2.30%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 60 (2.22%) Senior Java Developer
17 57 (2.11%) Ruby Developer
18 50 (1.85%) Linux DevOps Engineer
19 49 (1.81%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1123 (41.58%) HTML
2 970 (35.91%) CSS
3 607 (22.47%) HTML5
4 542 (20.07%) Web Services
5 512 (18.96%) jQuery
6 409 (15.14%) CSS3
7 382 (14.14%) AngularJS
8 377 (13.96%) REST
9 366 (13.55%) .NET
10 350 (12.96%) JSON
11 334 (12.37%) RESTful
12 300 (11.11%) Spring
13 298 (11.03%) XML
14 213 (7.89%) Sass
15 152 (5.63%) Backbone.js
16 150 (5.55%) Ajax
17 149 (5.52%) Hibernate
18 148 (5.48%) SOAP
19 132 (4.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 128 (4.74%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 177 (6.55%) User Experience
2 164 (6.07%) Mobile App
3 87 (3.22%) Computer Science
4 75 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 67 (2.48%) Visualisation
6 48 (1.78%) Wiki
7 35 (1.30%) iPhone
8 33 (1.22%) W3C
9 31 (1.15%) Data Centre
10 30 (1.11%) Data Structures
11 29 (1.07%) Fixed Income
12 27 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
13 25 (0.93%) Digital Media
14 24 (0.89%) iPad
15 23 (0.85%) Client/Server
16 21 (0.78%) Clustering
16 21 (0.78%) Inversion of Control
16 21 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
17 20 (0.74%) Algorithms
18 17 (0.63%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 945 (34.99%) Linux
2 359 (13.29%) UNIX
3 288 (10.66%) Windows
4 178 (6.59%) Apple iOS
5 177 (6.55%) Android
6 163 (6.03%) Mac OS X
7 156 (5.78%) CentOS
8 130 (4.81%) Ubuntu
9 129 (4.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 51 (1.89%) Debian
11 27 (1.00%) Solaris
12 18 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
13 17 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
14 16 (0.59%) AIX
15 14 (0.52%) Windows Phone
16 10 (0.37%) SUSE
17 9 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
18 8 (0.30%) Mac OS
18 8 (0.30%) Windows XP
19 7 (0.26%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1530 (56.65%) Agile Software Development
2 859 (31.80%) TDD
3 803 (29.73%) Continuous Integration
4 603 (22.33%) Scrum
5 467 (17.29%) BDD
6 440 (16.29%) DevOps
7 423 (15.66%) OO
7 423 (15.66%) MVC
8 357 (13.22%) Configuration Management
9 305 (11.29%) Responsive Web Design
10 296 (10.96%) Software Engineering
11 266 (9.85%) Web Development
12 263 (9.74%) Unit Testing
13 234 (8.66%) Open Source
14 216 (8.00%) Web Design
15 204 (7.55%) E-Commerce
16 183 (6.78%) SOA
17 175 (6.48%) OOP
18 167 (6.18%) Automated Testing
19 164 (6.07%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1165 (43.13%) Java
2 1124 (41.61%) JavaScript
3 555 (20.55%) Python
4 516 (19.10%) Ruby
5 450 (16.66%) PHP
6 439 (16.25%) SQL
7 324 (12.00%) C#
8 214 (7.92%) Bash Shell
9 185 (6.85%) Perl
10 153 (5.66%) Scala
11 141 (5.22%) C++
12 126 (4.66%) Objective-C
13 108 (4.00%) Shell Script
14 86 (3.18%) C
15 81 (3.00%) PowerShell
16 69 (2.55%) Groovy
17 55 (2.04%) PL/SQL
17 55 (2.04%) PHP5
18 40 (1.48%) Go
19 36 (1.33%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 170 (6.29%) Degree
2 155 (5.74%) Security Cleared
3 86 (3.18%) SC Cleared
4 35 (1.30%) ISEB
5 26 (0.96%) DV Cleared
5 26 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 18 (0.67%) HND
7 11 (0.41%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.19%) CCNA
8 5 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.19%) BC Cleared
9 3 (0.11%) Sun Certification
9 3 (0.11%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.037%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 164 (6.07%) QA
2 14 (0.52%) PCI DSS
3 8 (0.30%) SLA
4 5 (0.19%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.19%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.074%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.037%) COBIT
6 1 (0.037%) WAI
System Software
1 96 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 96 (3.55%) Docker
2 56 (2.07%) Varnish
3 44 (1.63%) vCloud
4 26 (0.96%) vSphere
5 21 (0.78%) Active Directory
6 18 (0.67%) iptables
6 18 (0.67%) Postfix
6 18 (0.67%) Samba
6 18 (0.67%) Firmware
7 15 (0.56%) XenServer
8 11 (0.41%) Shibboleth
8 11 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 10 (0.37%) VirtualBox
10 9 (0.33%) NFS
11 8 (0.30%) VMware ESX
12 7 (0.26%) KVM
13 6 (0.22%) Hyper-V
13 6 (0.22%) Xen
14 5 (0.19%) Squid
Systems Management
1 453 (16.77%) Puppet
2 299 (11.07%) Opscode Chef
3 135 (5.00%) Ansible
4 92 (3.41%) Salt
5 88 (3.26%) Vagrant
6 69 (2.55%) ZABBIX
7 45 (1.67%) Nagios
8 37 (1.37%) Graphite
9 35 (1.30%) Kibana
10 33 (1.22%) Rundeck
11 28 (1.04%) yum
11 28 (1.04%) Graylog
12 27 (1.00%) HAProxy
12 27 (1.00%) BladeLogic
13 22 (0.81%) logstash
14 21 (0.78%) ITRS Geneos
15 14 (0.52%) Opsview
16 11 (0.41%) Zenoss
17 10 (0.37%) Capistrano
18 9 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 231 (8.55%) Oracle
2 147 (5.44%) VMware
3 130 (4.81%) Red Hat
3 130 (4.81%) Microsoft
4 83 (3.07%) Zend
5 61 (2.26%) Google
6 52 (1.93%) Splunk
7 50 (1.85%) Adobe
7 50 (1.85%) New Relic
8 38 (1.41%) Atlassian
9 34 (1.26%) Akamai
10 33 (1.22%) Perforce
11 32 (1.18%) Twitter
12 27 (1.00%) Apple
13 26 (0.96%) TIBCO
14 23 (0.85%) hybris
15 22 (0.81%) Talend
16 20 (0.74%) IBM
17 19 (0.70%) Xamarin
17 19 (0.70%) AppDynamics
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
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Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
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Rate: £275 - £325 Per Day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Xcede
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
East London
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Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £325 to £350 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Essex
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Excellent Consultancy Rates
Posted: 23 hours ago
Essex
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Excellent Consultancy Rates
Posted: 23 hours ago
West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £425 - £500 per day + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
F5 IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £150 to £200 per day plus remote working
Posted: Yesterday
East London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Rate: Competitive rates
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wales
X4 Group
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
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Rate: £340 - £385 per day
Posted: Yesterday