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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Git Distributed Version Control System
Rank 59 77 136
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +59
Contract jobs citing Git (software) 1786 1317 850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.06% 2.33% 1.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.98% 18.25% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1245 898 634
Average daily rate
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£425 £398 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.91% +7.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £321
% change year-on-year
+3.80% +12.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 3 8
Average hourly rate £38.75 £40.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £36.00 £22.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.00 £115.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -22.22%

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
8126 7216 6261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.92% 12.76% 11.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5362 4640 4009
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 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 134 137
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 £23.75 £30.00 £23.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £71.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +3.56%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 3 September 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
(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 +19 1707 £425 +6.25% 721
London +16 1007 £450 +12.50% 318
South East +68 221 £338 -3.57% 117
City of London +21 179 £475 +11.76% 70
North West +29 121 £442 +35.84% 67
East of England +8 118 £368 -8.12% 53
Yorkshire +38 89 £418 +30.46% 36
West Yorkshire +40 77 £425 +32.81% 23
Leeds +29 73 £430 +34.37% 18
Cambridgeshire +10 62 £410 +9.33% 23
South West 0 62 £388 -3.12% 43
Hampshire +18 59 £350 - 33
Berkshire +25 49 £338 +8.00% 19
Cambridge +13 49 £393 +4.66% 14
Oxfordshire +18 46 £300 -14.28% 17
Manchester -12 46 £475 +35.71% 36
Wales +11 37 £450 +20.00% 14
Surrey +29 36 £350 -3.44% 11
Reading +24 34 £350 -3.44% 10
West Midlands +10 33 £350 +9.37% 47
Scotland +14 32 £369 -18.05% 23
South Wales +12 30 £438 +29.62% 12
Lancashire +13 29 £442 +35.84% 5
Hertfordshire +14 28 £338 -14.69% 19
East Midlands -9 28 £330 -20.24% 26
Croydon - 28 £450 - 1
Cheshire +9 26 £438 +34.61% 15
Oxford +6 26 £300 -14.28% 6
North East -13 26 £488 +95.00% 12
Southampton +7 24 £360 +1.40% 6

Git (software)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 1833 (58.30%) Agile Software Development
2 1381 (43.92%) JavaScript
3 1335 (42.46%) HTML
4 1304 (41.48%) Java
5 1205 (38.33%) CSS
6 1073 (34.13%) TDD
7 1020 (32.44%) Jenkins
8 999 (31.77%) Linux
9 973 (30.95%) Subversion
10 923 (29.36%) Continuous Integration
11 809 (25.73%) Scrum
12 738 (23.47%) HTML5
13 637 (20.26%) jQuery
14 578 (18.38%) Web Services
15 557 (17.72%) BDD
16 555 (17.65%) DevOps
17 550 (17.49%) Python
18 544 (17.30%) SQL
19 528 (16.79%) MySQL
20 514 (16.35%) Ruby
21 510 (16.22%) AngularJS
22 507 (16.13%) Puppet
23 506 (16.09%) REST
24 503 (16.00%) PHP
25 490 (15.59%) MVC
26 485 (15.43%) CSS3
27 475 (15.11%) OO
28 465 (14.79%) Maven
29 424 (13.49%) JIRA
30 412 (13.10%) Spring

Git (software)
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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
1 341 (10.85%) Apache
2 337 (10.72%) Node.js
3 294 (9.35%) Tomcat
4 171 (5.44%) JBoss
5 167 (5.31%) Confluence
6 117 (3.72%) CMS
7 114 (3.63%) Drupal
8 109 (3.47%) Elasticsearch
9 105 (3.34%) nginx
10 81 (2.58%) IIS
11 79 (2.51%) WebLogic
12 64 (2.04%) WordPress
12 64 (2.04%) OpenStack
13 60 (1.91%) Jetty
13 60 (1.91%) WebSphere
14 48 (1.53%) Mule
15 43 (1.37%) Mule ESB
15 43 (1.37%) Umbraco
16 32 (1.02%) Oracle Coherence
16 32 (1.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 82 (2.61%) Photoshop
2 48 (1.53%) Adobe Illustrator
3 36 (1.15%) MS Excel
4 10 (0.32%) OmniGraffle
5 7 (0.22%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.22%) Fireworks
6 5 (0.16%) HipChat
7 2 (0.064%) Doxygen
7 2 (0.064%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.032%) InDesign
8 1 (0.032%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.032%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 52 (1.65%) Magento
2 11 (0.35%) Tridion
3 9 (0.29%) Oracle 11i
3 9 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
4 8 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
6 6 (0.19%) Summit
7 4 (0.13%) BigMachines
8 1 (0.032%) Shopify
8 1 (0.032%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.032%) Radian6
8 1 (0.032%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.032%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.032%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.032%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 394 (12.53%) Amazon AWS
2 117 (3.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 110 (3.50%) GitHub
4 53 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
5 39 (1.24%) PaaS
6 34 (1.08%) AWS CloudFormation
7 31 (0.99%) SaaS
8 26 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
9 25 (0.80%) Amazon S3
10 24 (0.76%) Heroku
11 18 (0.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 16 (0.51%) Google Analytics
13 15 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
13 15 (0.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 15 (0.48%) IaaS
14 12 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 11 (0.35%) OpenShift
16 7 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
16 7 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
17 6 (0.19%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 290 (9.22%) HTTP
2 117 (3.72%) Internet
3 94 (2.99%) TCP/IP
4 71 (2.26%) Firewall
5 60 (1.91%) SSL
6 58 (1.84%) DNS
7 45 (1.43%) VPN
8 36 (1.15%) LDAP
9 20 (0.64%) SSH
10 19 (0.60%) SMTP
10 19 (0.60%) SNMP
11 16 (0.51%) Reverse Proxy
12 15 (0.48%) OpenLDAP
13 13 (0.41%) DMZ
14 12 (0.38%) DHCP
15 8 (0.25%) FTP
15 8 (0.25%) Intranet
15 8 (0.25%) OpenVPN
15 8 (0.25%) Intrusion Detection
16 7 (0.22%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 528 (16.79%) MySQL
2 411 (13.07%) MongoDB
3 350 (11.13%) SQL Server
4 271 (8.62%) PostgreSQL
5 227 (7.22%) Relational Database
6 221 (7.03%) NoSQL
7 132 (4.20%) Redis
8 93 (2.96%) Oracle Database
9 89 (2.83%) Hadoop
10 69 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
11 65 (2.07%) Apache Cassandra
12 60 (1.91%) Big Data
13 48 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
14 34 (1.08%) SQLite
15 33 (1.05%) RDBMS
15 33 (1.05%) DB2
16 25 (0.80%) Oracle Database 10g
16 25 (0.80%) Neo4j
17 23 (0.73%) CouchDB
18 22 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1020 (32.44%) Jenkins
2 973 (30.95%) Subversion
3 465 (14.79%) Maven
4 424 (13.49%) JIRA
5 272 (8.65%) Cucumber
6 225 (7.16%) TeamCity
7 218 (6.93%) Selenium
8 204 (6.49%) Grunt
9 198 (6.30%) JUnit
10 140 (4.45%) Team Foundation Server
10 140 (4.45%) Gradle
11 138 (4.39%) Ant
12 131 (4.17%) Mercurial
13 121 (3.85%) Jasmine
14 120 (3.82%) Hudson
15 117 (3.72%) Visual Studio
16 115 (3.66%) Mockito
17 113 (3.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 112 (3.56%) Eclipse
19 87 (2.77%) gulp
General
1 286 (9.10%) Finance
2 158 (5.03%) Banking
3 76 (2.42%) Retail
4 69 (2.19%) Investment Banking
5 67 (2.13%) Telecoms
6 65 (2.07%) Marketing
7 49 (1.56%) Front Office
8 45 (1.43%) Publishing
9 27 (0.86%) Games
10 19 (0.60%) Legal
11 17 (0.54%) Electronics
12 16 (0.51%) Manufacturing
13 15 (0.48%) Advertising
14 14 (0.45%) Automotive
15 12 (0.38%) Multimedia
16 8 (0.25%) Military
17 7 (0.22%) Retail Banking
17 7 (0.22%) Back Office
17 7 (0.22%) Financial Institution
18 4 (0.13%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2146 (68.26%) Developer
2 508 (16.16%) Java Developer
3 297 (9.45%) DevOps Engineer
4 267 (8.49%) Front-End Developer
5 215 (6.84%) Senior Developer
6 186 (5.92%) Web Developer
7 175 (5.57%) PHP Developer
8 160 (5.09%) JavaScript Developer
9 148 (4.71%) .NET Developer
10 112 (3.56%) Software Engineer
11 90 (2.86%) iOS Developer
12 81 (2.58%) Senior Java Developer
13 75 (2.39%) Architect
14 73 (2.32%) C# Developer
15 66 (2.10%) Scala Developer
16 62 (1.97%) Full Stack Developer
16 62 (1.97%) Android Developer
17 60 (1.91%) Python Developer
18 55 (1.75%) UI Developer
18 55 (1.75%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1335 (42.46%) HTML
2 1205 (38.33%) CSS
3 738 (23.47%) HTML5
4 637 (20.26%) jQuery
5 578 (18.38%) Web Services
6 510 (16.22%) AngularJS
7 506 (16.09%) REST
8 485 (15.43%) CSS3
9 412 (13.10%) Spring
10 409 (13.01%) .NET
11 405 (12.88%) RESTful
12 402 (12.79%) JSON
13 329 (10.46%) XML
14 304 (9.67%) Sass
15 237 (7.54%) SOAP
16 211 (6.71%) Hibernate
17 194 (6.17%) Backbone.js
18 192 (6.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 192 (6.11%) ASP.NET
19 181 (5.76%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 213 (6.77%) User Experience
2 174 (5.53%) Mobile App
3 110 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
4 94 (2.99%) Computer Science
5 65 (2.07%) Visualisation
6 51 (1.62%) W3C
7 46 (1.46%) Data Centre
8 41 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
9 35 (1.11%) Digital Media
10 34 (1.08%) Fixed Income
10 34 (1.08%) iPhone
11 31 (0.99%) iPad
12 28 (0.89%) Wiki
13 25 (0.80%) Data Structures
14 24 (0.76%) Inversion of Control
14 24 (0.76%) Management Information System
15 23 (0.73%) N-Tier
16 22 (0.70%) Interest Rate Derivative
17 21 (0.67%) Algorithms
18 20 (0.64%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 999 (31.77%) Linux
2 409 (13.01%) UNIX
3 294 (9.35%) Windows
4 176 (5.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 155 (4.93%) Apple iOS
6 147 (4.68%) CentOS
7 144 (4.58%) Mac OS X
8 135 (4.29%) Android
9 124 (3.94%) Ubuntu
10 41 (1.30%) Solaris
11 38 (1.21%) Debian
12 23 (0.73%) AIX
12 23 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
13 15 (0.48%) Oracle Linux
13 15 (0.48%) Mac OS
14 11 (0.35%) Windows 8
15 10 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
15 10 (0.32%) Windows 7
16 8 (0.25%) Windows Phone
16 8 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1833 (58.30%) Agile Software Development
2 1073 (34.13%) TDD
3 923 (29.36%) Continuous Integration
4 809 (25.73%) Scrum
5 557 (17.72%) BDD
6 555 (17.65%) DevOps
7 490 (15.59%) MVC
8 475 (15.11%) OO
9 381 (12.12%) Configuration Management
10 342 (10.88%) Unit Testing
11 323 (10.27%) Responsive Web Design
12 303 (9.64%) Open Source
13 297 (9.45%) Software Engineering
14 273 (8.68%) E-Commerce
15 272 (8.65%) Web Development
16 243 (7.73%) SOA
17 197 (6.27%) Web Design
18 190 (6.04%) OOP
19 183 (5.82%) Pair Programming
20 168 (5.34%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1381 (43.92%) JavaScript
2 1304 (41.48%) Java
3 550 (17.49%) Python
4 544 (17.30%) SQL
5 514 (16.35%) Ruby
6 503 (16.00%) PHP
7 371 (11.80%) C#
8 265 (8.43%) Perl
9 241 (7.67%) Scala
10 239 (7.60%) Bash Shell
11 172 (5.47%) C++
12 135 (4.29%) PowerShell
13 123 (3.91%) Groovy
13 123 (3.91%) Objective-C
14 103 (3.28%) Shell Script
15 69 (2.19%) C
16 55 (1.75%) T-SQL
17 52 (1.65%) Apple Swift
18 49 (1.56%) PL/SQL
19 44 (1.40%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 226 (7.19%) Security Cleared
2 170 (5.41%) Degree
3 135 (4.29%) SC Cleared
4 30 (0.95%) DV Cleared
5 16 (0.51%) BC Cleared
6 10 (0.32%) ISEB
7 8 (0.25%) ISTQB
8 7 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
9 6 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (0.19%) MCSE
9 6 (0.19%) AWS Certification
10 5 (0.16%) RHCSA
10 5 (0.16%) RHCE
10 5 (0.16%) VCAP
10 5 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.095%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.032%) HND
12 1 (0.032%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.032%) PMP
12 1 (0.032%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 218 (6.93%) QA
2 21 (0.67%) PCI DSS
3 15 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.25%) WCAG
4 8 (0.25%) SLA
5 5 (0.16%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.13%) ISO 14001
6 4 (0.13%) WAI
6 4 (0.13%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.064%) COBIT
System Software
1 166 (5.28%) Docker
2 103 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (1.81%) Varnish
4 50 (1.59%) vCloud
5 39 (1.24%) Active Directory
6 26 (0.83%) vSphere
7 12 (0.38%) Hyper-V
8 11 (0.35%) Squid
9 10 (0.32%) Firmware
9 10 (0.32%) VirtualBox
9 10 (0.32%) iptables
9 10 (0.32%) KVM
10 7 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (0.19%) VMware ESX
12 5 (0.16%) XenApp
13 4 (0.13%) NFS
13 4 (0.13%) Samba
13 4 (0.13%) Postfix
13 4 (0.13%) BitLocker
13 4 (0.13%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 507 (16.13%) Puppet
2 361 (11.48%) Opscode Chef
3 191 (6.08%) Ansible
4 112 (3.56%) Vagrant
5 77 (2.45%) Salt
6 57 (1.81%) Nagios
7 52 (1.65%) ZABBIX
8 50 (1.59%) logstash
8 50 (1.59%) Rundeck
9 43 (1.37%) Graphite
10 41 (1.30%) Kibana
11 35 (1.11%) HAProxy
12 33 (1.05%) yum
13 25 (0.80%) Capistrano
14 23 (0.73%) BladeLogic
15 16 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
16 15 (0.48%) Graylog
16 15 (0.48%) Opsview
17 13 (0.41%) ITRS Geneos
17 13 (0.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 268 (8.52%) Oracle
2 191 (6.08%) Red Hat
3 172 (5.47%) VMware
4 158 (5.03%) Microsoft
5 91 (2.89%) Google
6 81 (2.58%) Atlassian
7 68 (2.16%) Splunk
8 66 (2.10%) Zend
9 57 (1.81%) Adobe
10 49 (1.56%) Perforce
11 42 (1.34%) IBM
12 39 (1.24%) New Relic
13 27 (0.86%) SaltStack
14 26 (0.83%) Twitter
14 26 (0.83%) hybris
15 25 (0.80%) Apple
16 24 (0.76%) HP
17 22 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
17 22 (0.70%) WSO2
18 21 (0.67%) AppDynamics
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