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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Git Distributed Version Control System
Rank 71 124 220
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +96
Contract jobs citing Git (software) 1298 795 411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.55% 1.63% 0.91%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.94% 13.73% 7.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 947 563 278
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 9
Average hourly rate £42.50 £38.25 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £33.75 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £53.83 £64.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £38.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +6.25%

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
6852 5790 5362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.48% 11.89% 11.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4631 3680 3330
Average daily rate £400 £385 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £342 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.64% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 126 209
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 27 January 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)
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 27 January 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 +48 1231 £400 +6.66% 654
London +18 668 £425 +13.33% 269
South East +93 200 £365 +4.28% 121
City of London +28 142 £425 +9.67% 70
South West +45 119 £425 +21.42% 55
Hampshire +38 84 £375 -6.83% 37
North West +31 71 £363 -3.33% 64
Bristol +32 63 £438 +22.80% 15
East of England +8 63 £388 +3.33% 68
Berkshire +42 53 £350 +16.66% 17
Yorkshire +15 46 £375 +29.87% 28
Southampton +24 41 £375 +66.66% 10
West Yorkshire +18 38 £388 +34.78% 16
Leeds +14 36 £400 +23.07% 15
Cambridgeshire +9 35 £450 +10.76% 33
Manchester +12 33 £350 -6.66% 39
East Midlands +30 30 £375 +29.31% 21
Scotland +3 28 £381 +60.52% 9
Wales +4 24 £490 +22.50% 6
Oxfordshire 0 24 £290 -3.33% 16
Edinburgh +11 23 £388 -3.12% 3
Gloucestershire -1 23 £450 - 10
Reading +23 21 £363 +20.83% 7
Cheshire +18 20 £338 -21.51% 17
South Wales +9 20 £490 +35.17% 5
Cardiff +8 20 £490 +22.50% 2
Nottingham +12 19 £300 +4.34% 3
Nottinghamshire +10 19 £300 +4.34% 3
West Midlands +3 19 £350 +40.00% 16
Hertfordshire +3 16 £370 +2.06% 18

Git (software)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 1551 (56.40%) Agile Software Development
2 1242 (45.16%) HTML
3 1191 (43.31%) JavaScript
4 1092 (39.71%) Java
5 1077 (39.16%) CSS
6 1025 (37.27%) Subversion
7 1023 (37.20%) Linux
8 789 (28.69%) TDD
9 779 (28.33%) Continuous Integration
10 705 (25.64%) Jenkins
11 694 (25.24%) HTML5
12 653 (23.75%) jQuery
13 606 (22.04%) PHP
14 599 (21.78%) Scrum
15 541 (19.67%) Python
16 537 (19.53%) MySQL
16 537 (19.53%) OO
17 518 (18.84%) Web Services
18 510 (18.55%) Ruby
19 504 (18.33%) CSS3
20 465 (16.91%) MVC
21 443 (16.11%) SQL
22 442 (16.07%) DevOps
23 441 (16.04%) UNIX
24 435 (15.82%) Puppet
25 433 (15.75%) BDD
26 427 (15.53%) Apache
27 421 (15.31%) REST
28 399 (14.51%) Maven
29 385 (14.00%) XML

Git (software)
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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
1 427 (15.53%) Apache
2 245 (8.91%) Node.js
3 191 (6.95%) Tomcat
4 173 (6.29%) CMS
5 110 (4.00%) JBoss
6 102 (3.71%) Confluence
7 93 (3.38%) nginx
8 88 (3.20%) Drupal
9 61 (2.22%) WebLogic
10 57 (2.07%) OpenStack
11 53 (1.93%) Apache Solr
12 44 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
13 34 (1.24%) WebSphere
13 34 (1.24%) IIS
14 33 (1.20%) WordPress
15 28 (1.02%) Adobe CQ
16 26 (0.95%) SharePoint
17 25 (0.91%) Mule
17 25 (0.91%) Jetty
18 22 (0.80%) Alfresco
Applications
1 54 (1.96%) MS Excel
2 45 (1.64%) Photoshop
3 14 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (0.36%) MS Office
5 6 (0.22%) Doxygen
5 6 (0.22%) Adobe After Effects
6 5 (0.18%) Fireworks
7 4 (0.15%) MS Project
8 3 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.073%) InDesign
9 2 (0.073%) MS PowerPoint
10 1 (0.036%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 46 (1.67%) Magento
2 7 (0.25%) Summit
2 7 (0.25%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.15%) RMDS
4 3 (0.11%) AquaLogic BPM
4 3 (0.11%) SiteCatalyst
5 2 (0.073%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.073%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.036%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.036%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 114 (4.15%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (1.82%) GitHub
3 49 (1.78%) PaaS
4 46 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
4 46 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 35 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
6 33 (1.20%) Heroku
7 26 (0.95%) SaaS
8 17 (0.62%) Amazon S3
9 16 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
10 13 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
11 11 (0.40%) Joyent
12 9 (0.33%) OpenShift
12 9 (0.33%) IaaS
13 8 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
14 7 (0.25%) ElastiCache
14 7 (0.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 7 (0.25%) Google App Engine
15 2 (0.073%) Rackspace Cloud
15 2 (0.073%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 280 (10.18%) HTTP
2 93 (3.38%) Internet
3 57 (2.07%) TCP/IP
4 55 (2.00%) DNS
5 48 (1.75%) Firewall
6 35 (1.27%) VPN
7 32 (1.16%) LDAP
8 28 (1.02%) SSL
9 13 (0.47%) Network Security
10 12 (0.44%) IPv6
11 11 (0.40%) IPsec
11 11 (0.40%) Intranet
12 10 (0.36%) WAN
12 10 (0.36%) LAN
12 10 (0.36%) EIGRP
12 10 (0.36%) OSPF
12 10 (0.36%) BGP
12 10 (0.36%) SSH
13 9 (0.33%) Intrusion Detection
14 8 (0.29%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 537 (19.53%) MySQL
2 283 (10.29%) MongoDB
3 265 (9.64%) Relational Database
4 194 (7.05%) PostgreSQL
5 169 (6.15%) NoSQL
6 139 (5.05%) SQL Server
7 92 (3.35%) Redis
8 68 (2.47%) Oracle Database
9 49 (1.78%) Neo4j
10 48 (1.75%) RDBMS
11 43 (1.56%) Big Data
12 37 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
13 36 (1.31%) Hadoop
14 35 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
15 28 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
16 23 (0.84%) Amazon Redshift
17 21 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
18 20 (0.73%) Jackrabbit
19 18 (0.65%) RavenDB
20 16 (0.58%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1025 (37.27%) Subversion
2 705 (25.64%) Jenkins
3 399 (14.51%) Maven
4 328 (11.93%) JIRA
5 242 (8.80%) JUnit
6 209 (7.60%) Cucumber
7 206 (7.49%) Selenium
8 136 (4.95%) TeamCity
9 135 (4.91%) Jasmine
10 126 (4.58%) Grunt
11 123 (4.47%) Ant
11 123 (4.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 119 (4.33%) Hudson
13 117 (4.25%) Team Foundation Server
14 108 (3.93%) PHPUnit
15 107 (3.89%) Mockito
16 104 (3.78%) Eclipse
17 98 (3.56%) Mercurial
18 56 (2.04%) IntelliJ
18 56 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 235 (8.55%) Finance
2 96 (3.49%) Banking
3 74 (2.69%) Marketing
4 69 (2.51%) Retail
5 68 (2.47%) Telecoms
6 57 (2.07%) Publishing
7 51 (1.85%) Games
8 41 (1.49%) Investment Banking
9 18 (0.65%) Front Office
10 16 (0.58%) Legal
10 16 (0.58%) Advertising
11 12 (0.44%) German Language
12 10 (0.36%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.33%) French Language
14 8 (0.29%) Manufacturing
15 6 (0.22%) Electronics
16 5 (0.18%) Music Industry
17 4 (0.15%) Multimedia
17 4 (0.15%) Billing
18 3 (0.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1991 (72.40%) Developer
2 392 (14.25%) Java Developer
3 282 (10.25%) Senior Developer
4 276 (10.04%) PHP Developer
5 270 (9.82%) Front-End Developer
6 261 (9.49%) DevOps Engineer
7 188 (6.84%) Web Developer
8 128 (4.65%) JavaScript Developer
9 103 (3.75%) iOS Developer
10 92 (3.35%) Software Engineer
11 91 (3.31%) Android Developer
12 87 (3.16%) Python Developer
13 82 (2.98%) .NET Developer
14 73 (2.65%) Senior Java Developer
15 72 (2.62%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 69 (2.51%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 58 (2.11%) C# Developer
18 53 (1.93%) Drupal Developer
19 47 (1.71%) Python/Django Developer
20 41 (1.49%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1242 (45.16%) HTML
2 1077 (39.16%) CSS
3 694 (25.24%) HTML5
4 653 (23.75%) jQuery
5 518 (18.84%) Web Services
6 504 (18.33%) CSS3
7 421 (15.31%) REST
8 385 (14.00%) XML
9 381 (13.85%) AngularJS
10 365 (13.27%) JSON
11 328 (11.93%) RESTful
12 287 (10.44%) Spring
13 272 (9.89%) .NET
14 234 (8.51%) Ajax
15 230 (8.36%) SOAP
16 191 (6.95%) Sass
17 183 (6.65%) LAMP
18 169 (6.15%) Hibernate
19 160 (5.82%) Backbone.js
20 128 (4.65%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 277 (10.07%) Open Source
2 181 (6.58%) User Experience
3 120 (4.36%) Mobile App
4 106 (3.85%) Computer Science
5 78 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
6 66 (2.40%) Visualisation
7 45 (1.64%) iPhone
8 43 (1.56%) Digital Media
9 41 (1.49%) Data Structures
10 31 (1.13%) W3C
11 27 (0.98%) N-Tier
12 26 (0.95%) iPad
13 25 (0.91%) Algorithms
14 23 (0.84%) Wiki
14 23 (0.84%) Derivative
15 21 (0.76%) Clustering
16 20 (0.73%) Client/Server
16 20 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
17 19 (0.69%) RIA
18 18 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1023 (37.20%) Linux
2 441 (16.04%) UNIX
3 201 (7.31%) CentOS
4 184 (6.69%) Windows
5 181 (6.58%) Android
5 181 (6.58%) Apple iOS
6 170 (6.18%) Mac OS X
7 153 (5.56%) Ubuntu
8 129 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 26 (0.95%) Debian
10 20 (0.73%) Windows Phone
11 19 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
12 17 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
13 10 (0.36%) Solaris
14 8 (0.29%) Mac OS
14 8 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
14 8 (0.29%) SUSE
15 7 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
16 5 (0.18%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1551 (56.40%) Agile Software Development
2 789 (28.69%) TDD
3 779 (28.33%) Continuous Integration
4 599 (21.78%) Scrum
5 537 (19.53%) OO
6 465 (16.91%) MVC
7 442 (16.07%) DevOps
8 433 (15.75%) BDD
9 351 (12.76%) Configuration Management
10 330 (12.00%) Responsive Web Design
11 278 (10.11%) Web Development
12 255 (9.27%) Software Engineering
13 252 (9.16%) Unit Testing
14 217 (7.89%) Web Design
15 205 (7.45%) E-Commerce
16 183 (6.65%) Automated Testing
17 175 (6.36%) OOP
18 167 (6.07%) Kanban
19 135 (4.91%) iOS Development
20 130 (4.73%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1191 (43.31%) JavaScript
2 1092 (39.71%) Java
3 606 (22.04%) PHP
4 541 (19.67%) Python
5 510 (18.55%) Ruby
6 443 (16.11%) SQL
7 266 (9.67%) C#
8 202 (7.35%) Bash Shell
9 174 (6.33%) Perl
10 142 (5.16%) Scala
11 124 (4.51%) Shell Script
12 102 (3.71%) PHP5
13 97 (3.53%) Objective-C
14 78 (2.84%) C++
15 71 (2.58%) C
16 64 (2.33%) Groovy
17 58 (2.11%) PL/SQL
18 41 (1.49%) PowerShell
19 37 (1.35%) T-SQL
20 13 (0.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 170 (6.18%) Degree
2 162 (5.89%) Security Cleared
3 95 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 38 (1.38%) ISEB
5 32 (1.16%) DV Cleared
6 24 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 19 (0.69%) HND
8 11 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (0.40%) ISTQB
9 9 (0.33%) BC Cleared
10 5 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.15%) MCP
12 3 (0.11%) Sun Certification
13 2 (0.073%) Postgraduate
13 2 (0.073%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.073%) CCNA
14 1 (0.036%) PMP
14 1 (0.036%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (4.65%) QA
2 15 (0.55%) SLA
3 9 (0.33%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.22%) WCAG
4 6 (0.22%) ISO 14001
5 4 (0.15%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.036%) WAI
System Software
1 87 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 65 (2.36%) Varnish
3 37 (1.35%) vCloud
4 36 (1.31%) Docker
5 23 (0.84%) vSphere
6 17 (0.62%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 14 (0.51%) Shibboleth
8 13 (0.47%) VirtualBox
9 12 (0.44%) Postfix
9 12 (0.44%) XenServer
9 12 (0.44%) Samba
10 11 (0.40%) KVM
11 10 (0.36%) Xen
11 10 (0.36%) VMware ESX
12 8 (0.29%) Active Directory
13 7 (0.25%) NFS
14 5 (0.18%) LXC
15 3 (0.11%) Apache Flume
15 3 (0.11%) Squid
16 2 (0.073%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 435 (15.82%) Puppet
2 293 (10.65%) Opscode Chef
3 102 (3.71%) Ansible
4 78 (2.84%) Nagios
5 76 (2.76%) Vagrant
6 70 (2.55%) ZABBIX
7 40 (1.45%) Kibana
8 37 (1.35%) Graphite
9 36 (1.31%) Salt
10 33 (1.20%) Graylog2
11 27 (0.98%) Zenoss
12 23 (0.84%) logstash
13 19 (0.69%) collectd
14 18 (0.65%) Capistrano
15 17 (0.62%) yum
16 16 (0.58%) Opsview
17 15 (0.55%) Icinga
18 13 (0.47%) HAProxy
18 13 (0.47%) Red Hat Spacewalk
19 7 (0.25%) FreeIPA
Vendors
1 203 (7.38%) Oracle
2 139 (5.05%) VMware
3 136 (4.95%) Zend
4 113 (4.11%) Microsoft
5 108 (3.93%) Red Hat
6 100 (3.64%) Google
7 48 (1.75%) Adobe
8 45 (1.64%) Atlassian
8 45 (1.64%) New Relic
9 39 (1.42%) Twitter
10 35 (1.27%) Perforce
11 34 (1.24%) Akamai
12 33 (1.20%) Splunk
13 32 (1.16%) Facebook
14 29 (1.05%) Rackspace
14 29 (1.05%) Apple
15 16 (0.58%) F5
15 16 (0.58%) EPiServer
16 14 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
17 13 (0.47%) TIBCO
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