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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Git Distributed Version Control System
Rank 69 83 149
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +66
Contract jobs citing Git (software) 1594 1202 744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.80% 2.20% 1.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.08% 17.08% 12.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1092 815 560
Average daily rate
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£404 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +6.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 7
Average hourly rate £34.60 £45.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.11% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £37.00 £20.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £59.50 £124.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.60 £59.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-41.84% +32.22%

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
7561 7039 5888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.28% 12.88% 11.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4969 4527 3682
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 149 143
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.12 £30.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £71.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 +17 1532 £410 +2.88% 724
London +9 893 £440 +10.00% 311
South East +57 226 £350 - 117
City of London +16 170 £485 +7.77% 65
East of England +7 116 £350 -12.50% 48
South West +24 84 £375 -7.40% 59
Yorkshire +24 75 £400 +29.03% 50
Hampshire +19 67 £350 +0.71% 27
West Yorkshire +30 66 £415 +29.68% 30
North West +9 63 £400 +33.33% 65
Leeds +30 58 £418 +30.46% 24
Oxfordshire +26 56 £375 +7.14% 14
Cambridgeshire -7 50 £410 +2.50% 23
Berkshire +24 45 £350 +6.87% 21
Bristol +16 43 £375 -11.76% 18
Scotland +23 40 £369 -18.05% 14
West Midlands +23 36 £350 +9.37% 36
East Midlands +7 32 £335 -21.17% 27
Southampton +16 31 £370 +5.71% 8
Cambridge -2 31 £399 -0.31% 20
Oxford +8 29 £375 +7.14% 2
Reading +14 28 £375 +5.26% 9
Surrey +11 28 £350 -17.64% 16
Hertfordshire +13 26 £338 -15.09% 12
Edinburgh +12 26 £400 -11.11% 10
Manchester -8 26 £475 +46.15% 38
Essex +10 23 £360 - 7
Birmingham +17 21 £350 -17.64% 16
Cheshire +11 21 £350 +16.66% 13
Croydon - 19 £444 - 1

Git (software)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 1673 (57.47%) Agile Software Development
2 1244 (42.73%) HTML
3 1241 (42.63%) JavaScript
4 1191 (40.91%) Java
5 1077 (37.00%) CSS
6 1019 (35.01%) TDD
7 982 (33.73%) Linux
8 949 (32.60%) Subversion
9 879 (30.20%) Jenkins
10 824 (28.31%) Continuous Integration
11 703 (24.15%) Scrum
12 688 (23.63%) HTML5
13 565 (19.41%) Web Services
14 552 (18.96%) jQuery
15 529 (18.17%) Python
16 510 (17.52%) BDD
17 507 (17.42%) MySQL
18 487 (16.73%) DevOps
19 480 (16.49%) Ruby
20 479 (16.45%) AngularJS
21 476 (16.35%) PHP
22 473 (16.25%) SQL
23 470 (16.15%) Puppet
24 459 (15.77%) REST
25 457 (15.70%) MVC
26 455 (15.63%) CSS3
27 447 (15.36%) OO
28 407 (13.98%) Maven
29 399 (13.71%) RESTful
30 388 (13.33%) MongoDB

Git (software)
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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
1 315 (10.82%) Apache
2 298 (10.24%) Node.js
3 258 (8.86%) Tomcat
4 155 (5.32%) Confluence
5 135 (4.64%) JBoss
6 109 (3.74%) CMS
7 98 (3.37%) Drupal
8 96 (3.30%) nginx
9 85 (2.92%) WebLogic
10 80 (2.75%) IIS
11 75 (2.58%) Elasticsearch
12 62 (2.13%) OpenStack
13 54 (1.86%) WordPress
14 45 (1.55%) WebSphere
15 43 (1.48%) Umbraco
16 41 (1.41%) Jetty
17 37 (1.27%) Mule
17 37 (1.27%) Mule ESB
18 36 (1.24%) Cloud Foundry
19 32 (1.10%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 74 (2.54%) Photoshop
2 44 (1.51%) Adobe Illustrator
3 33 (1.13%) MS Excel
4 13 (0.45%) Fireworks
5 7 (0.24%) OmniGraffle
6 6 (0.21%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.17%) HipChat
8 3 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.069%) Doxygen
10 1 (0.034%) InDesign
10 1 (0.034%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.034%) MS Project
10 1 (0.034%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 48 (1.65%) Magento
2 11 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
3 9 (0.31%) Tridion
4 7 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
4 7 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.21%) Summit
6 5 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.10%) AquaLogic BPM
8 2 (0.069%) BigMachines
9 1 (0.034%) Shopify
9 1 (0.034%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.034%) Radian6
9 1 (0.034%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.034%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.034%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.034%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.034%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 358 (12.30%) Amazon AWS
2 101 (3.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 98 (3.37%) GitHub
4 41 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
5 39 (1.34%) SaaS
6 36 (1.24%) PaaS
7 26 (0.89%) Amazon S3
8 25 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
9 21 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
10 20 (0.69%) Heroku
11 17 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
12 16 (0.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 15 (0.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 15 (0.52%) Google Analytics
14 12 (0.41%) IaaS
15 11 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 9 (0.31%) OpenShift
17 7 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
17 7 (0.24%) Route 53
17 7 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 285 (9.79%) HTTP
2 105 (3.61%) Internet
3 91 (3.13%) TCP/IP
4 72 (2.47%) Firewall
5 58 (1.99%) SSL
6 48 (1.65%) DNS
7 42 (1.44%) VPN
8 40 (1.37%) LDAP
9 16 (0.55%) OpenLDAP
10 15 (0.52%) SSH
11 14 (0.48%) Reverse Proxy
12 12 (0.41%) LAN
12 12 (0.41%) WAN
13 10 (0.34%) SDH
13 10 (0.34%) DMZ
13 10 (0.34%) 3G
13 10 (0.34%) Wireshark
13 10 (0.34%) 2G
13 10 (0.34%) 2.5G
14 9 (0.31%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 507 (17.42%) MySQL
2 388 (13.33%) MongoDB
3 312 (10.72%) SQL Server
4 255 (8.76%) PostgreSQL
5 231 (7.94%) Relational Database
6 206 (7.08%) NoSQL
7 125 (4.29%) Redis
8 83 (2.85%) Oracle Database
9 81 (2.78%) Hadoop
10 57 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
11 47 (1.61%) Big Data
12 39 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
13 34 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
14 32 (1.10%) RDBMS
15 31 (1.06%) Neo4j
16 27 (0.93%) DB2
17 22 (0.76%) CouchDB
18 20 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 20 (0.69%) SQLite
19 14 (0.48%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 949 (32.60%) Subversion
2 879 (30.20%) Jenkins
3 407 (13.98%) Maven
4 377 (12.95%) JIRA
5 280 (9.62%) Cucumber
6 228 (7.83%) TeamCity
7 199 (6.84%) Selenium
8 187 (6.42%) Grunt
9 176 (6.05%) JUnit
10 122 (4.19%) Ant
11 119 (4.09%) Mercurial
11 119 (4.09%) Gradle
12 110 (3.78%) Jasmine
12 110 (3.78%) Hudson
13 109 (3.74%) Mockito
14 106 (3.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 105 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
16 77 (2.65%) Eclipse
17 76 (2.61%) Visual Studio
18 75 (2.58%) gulp
General
1 251 (8.62%) Finance
2 147 (5.05%) Banking
3 68 (2.34%) Retail
4 66 (2.27%) Telecoms
5 63 (2.16%) Investment Banking
6 60 (2.06%) Marketing
7 49 (1.68%) Front Office
8 40 (1.37%) Publishing
9 31 (1.06%) Games
10 16 (0.55%) Advertising
11 15 (0.52%) Automotive
12 13 (0.45%) Manufacturing
13 12 (0.41%) Electronics
14 11 (0.38%) Legal
15 9 (0.31%) Retail Banking
16 8 (0.27%) Multimedia
17 5 (0.17%) Financial Institution
18 3 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
18 3 (0.10%) Back Office
18 3 (0.10%) Military
Job Titles
1 1951 (67.02%) Developer
2 451 (15.49%) Java Developer
3 257 (8.83%) DevOps Engineer
4 239 (8.21%) Front-End Developer
5 194 (6.66%) Senior Developer
6 173 (5.94%) Web Developer
7 172 (5.91%) PHP Developer
8 149 (5.12%) JavaScript Developer
9 128 (4.40%) .NET Developer
10 112 (3.85%) Software Engineer
11 89 (3.06%) iOS Developer
12 80 (2.75%) Architect
13 65 (2.23%) Senior Java Developer
14 63 (2.16%) C# Developer
15 60 (2.06%) Android Developer
16 57 (1.96%) Python Developer
17 56 (1.92%) Scala Developer
18 51 (1.75%) Front-End Web Developer
19 49 (1.68%) UI Developer
19 49 (1.68%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1244 (42.73%) HTML
2 1077 (37.00%) CSS
3 688 (23.63%) HTML5
4 565 (19.41%) Web Services
5 552 (18.96%) jQuery
6 479 (16.45%) AngularJS
7 459 (15.77%) REST
8 455 (15.63%) CSS3
9 399 (13.71%) RESTful
10 386 (13.26%) JSON
11 384 (13.19%) .NET
12 364 (12.50%) Spring
13 296 (10.17%) XML
14 280 (9.62%) Sass
15 194 (6.66%) SOAP
16 189 (6.49%) Backbone.js
17 180 (6.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 180 (6.18%) Hibernate
18 161 (5.53%) ASP.NET
19 148 (5.08%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 204 (7.01%) User Experience
2 170 (5.84%) Mobile App
3 85 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
4 73 (2.51%) Computer Science
5 64 (2.20%) Visualisation
6 49 (1.68%) W3C
7 45 (1.55%) Data Centre
8 39 (1.34%) Fixed Income
9 37 (1.27%) iPhone
10 36 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
11 30 (1.03%) iPad
11 30 (1.03%) Wiki
12 29 (1.00%) Digital Media
13 24 (0.82%) Management Information System
14 22 (0.76%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 22 (0.76%) Data Structures
15 21 (0.72%) Client/Server
16 19 (0.65%) Inversion of Control
16 19 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
17 18 (0.62%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 982 (33.73%) Linux
2 387 (13.29%) UNIX
3 282 (9.69%) Windows
4 161 (5.53%) Apple iOS
5 153 (5.26%) Mac OS X
6 148 (5.08%) Android
7 139 (4.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 133 (4.57%) CentOS
9 102 (3.50%) Ubuntu
10 42 (1.44%) Debian
11 36 (1.24%) Solaris
12 26 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
13 21 (0.72%) AIX
14 12 (0.41%) Mac OS
15 11 (0.38%) Windows 8
16 10 (0.34%) Windows Phone
16 10 (0.34%) Windows 7
16 10 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
17 8 (0.27%) SUSE
17 8 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1673 (57.47%) Agile Software Development
2 1019 (35.01%) TDD
3 824 (28.31%) Continuous Integration
4 703 (24.15%) Scrum
5 510 (17.52%) BDD
6 487 (16.73%) DevOps
7 457 (15.70%) MVC
8 447 (15.36%) OO
9 347 (11.92%) Configuration Management
10 330 (11.34%) Responsive Web Design
11 299 (10.27%) Software Engineering
12 291 (10.00%) Unit Testing
13 280 (9.62%) Web Development
13 280 (9.62%) Open Source
14 246 (8.45%) E-Commerce
15 211 (7.25%) Web Design
16 201 (6.90%) SOA
17 179 (6.15%) OOP
18 153 (5.26%) Mentoring
19 152 (5.22%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 1241 (42.63%) JavaScript
2 1191 (40.91%) Java
3 529 (18.17%) Python
4 480 (16.49%) Ruby
5 476 (16.35%) PHP
6 473 (16.25%) SQL
7 340 (11.68%) C#
8 223 (7.66%) Perl
9 208 (7.15%) Scala
10 197 (6.77%) Bash Shell
11 162 (5.57%) C++
12 131 (4.50%) Objective-C
13 106 (3.64%) PowerShell
14 95 (3.26%) Groovy
15 93 (3.19%) Shell Script
16 81 (2.78%) C
17 50 (1.72%) PHP5
17 50 (1.72%) Apple Swift
18 45 (1.55%) PL/SQL
19 41 (1.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 169 (5.81%) Security Cleared
2 165 (5.67%) Degree
3 89 (3.06%) SC Cleared
4 26 (0.89%) DV Cleared
5 13 (0.45%) ISEB
6 12 (0.41%) BC Cleared
7 9 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (0.24%) ISTQB
9 6 (0.21%) CTC Cleared
10 5 (0.17%) AWS Certification
10 5 (0.17%) VCAP
10 5 (0.17%) HND
11 3 (0.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.034%) MCSE
12 1 (0.034%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.034%) RHCE
12 1 (0.034%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.034%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 196 (6.73%) QA
2 20 (0.69%) PCI DSS
3 10 (0.34%) SLA
4 7 (0.24%) WCAG
5 5 (0.17%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.14%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.14%) ISO 14001
7 3 (0.10%) COBIT
8 1 (0.034%) WAI
System Software
1 141 (4.84%) Docker
2 84 (2.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (1.79%) Varnish
4 49 (1.68%) vCloud
5 30 (1.03%) Active Directory
6 23 (0.79%) vSphere
7 16 (0.55%) Firmware
8 13 (0.45%) iptables
9 12 (0.41%) KVM
9 12 (0.41%) Hyper-V
10 9 (0.31%) Squid
11 8 (0.27%) Postfix
11 8 (0.27%) Samba
11 8 (0.27%) VirtualBox
12 7 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 7 (0.24%) VMware ESX
12 7 (0.24%) NFS
13 5 (0.17%) Xen
13 5 (0.17%) XenApp
13 5 (0.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 470 (16.15%) Puppet
2 339 (11.65%) Opscode Chef
3 152 (5.22%) Ansible
4 103 (3.54%) Vagrant
5 87 (2.99%) Salt
6 49 (1.68%) ZABBIX
7 46 (1.58%) Nagios
8 44 (1.51%) Graphite
9 40 (1.37%) Rundeck
10 36 (1.24%) logstash
11 35 (1.20%) Kibana
12 32 (1.10%) HAProxy
13 31 (1.06%) BladeLogic
14 29 (1.00%) yum
15 21 (0.72%) Graylog
15 21 (0.72%) ITRS Geneos
16 19 (0.65%) Capistrano
17 16 (0.55%) Opsview
18 13 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
19 10 (0.34%) SCCM
Vendors
1 261 (8.97%) Oracle
2 166 (5.70%) Red Hat
3 147 (5.05%) VMware
4 135 (4.64%) Microsoft
5 74 (2.54%) Zend
5 74 (2.54%) Atlassian
5 74 (2.54%) Google
6 61 (2.10%) Splunk
7 49 (1.68%) Perforce
7 49 (1.68%) Adobe
7 49 (1.68%) New Relic
8 35 (1.20%) IBM
9 29 (1.00%) Twitter
10 27 (0.93%) HP
11 26 (0.89%) Apple
12 25 (0.86%) TIBCO
12 25 (0.86%) hybris
13 24 (0.82%) WSO2
13 24 (0.82%) AppDynamics
14 22 (0.76%) Akamai
London
Salt
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
East Riding
Venn Group
Rate: £5000 - £6000 Per Annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Quindell Resourcing
Rate: From £275 to £325 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £350 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
i-KMP Ltd
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Personnel IT
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per hour
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Premier Media
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Resource Partners Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Resource Partners Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £300 to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago