Period
to 22 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Git (software) skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Git (software) over the 6 months to 22 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Git Distributed Version Control System
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 33 21 30
Rank change year-on-year -12 +9 +46
Contract jobs citing Git (software) 69 109 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 5.02% 7.46% 4.81%
As % of the Development Applications category 34.16% 40.22% 30.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 77 35
Birmingham median daily rate £475 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.12% +23.23%
10th Percentile £320 £313 £263
90th Percentile £541 £490 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £465 £450 £488
% change year-on-year +3.33% -7.69% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

Git (software) is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 202 271 207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 14.70% 18.54% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 194 143
Birmingham median daily rate £463 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% +16.67% -2.60%
10th Percentile £280 £300 £263
90th Percentile £550 £538 £535
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Birmingham median hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 £27.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +133.33% -44.95% -35.88%
West Midlands median hourly rate £12.00 £16.89 £32.50
% change year-on-year -28.94% -48.04% -1.52%

Git (software)
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Git (software) as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Git (software) in Birmingham

Git (software)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Git (software) in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Git (software) in Birmingham

Git (software)
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Git (software) in Birmingham over the 6 months to 22 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Git (software) in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Git (software) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Git (software).

1 48 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (63.77%) Java
3 42 (60.87%) Jenkins
4 41 (59.42%) Scrum
5 40 (57.97%) Web Services
6 38 (55.07%) Continuous Integration
6 38 (55.07%) Kanban
7 35 (50.72%) AWS
8 33 (47.83%) TDD
8 33 (47.83%) BDD
9 31 (44.93%) RESTful
9 31 (44.93%) Maven
9 31 (44.93%) SOAP
9 31 (44.93%) SonarQube
10 30 (43.48%) JUnit
10 30 (43.48%) jMock
10 30 (43.48%) DbUnit
10 30 (43.48%) Mockito
10 30 (43.48%) PowerMock
11 28 (40.58%) Security Cleared
11 28 (40.58%) Spring
12 27 (39.13%) SC Cleared
13 25 (36.23%) ActiveMQ
14 24 (34.78%) PostgreSQL
14 24 (34.78%) Open Source
14 24 (34.78%) Amazon EC2
15 23 (33.33%) Postfix
15 23 (33.33%) Amazon SQS
15 23 (33.33%) SQL
15 23 (33.33%) Amazon RDS

Git (software)
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (13.04%) Confluence
2 4 (5.80%) WordPress
3 1 (1.45%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.45%) CMS
3 1 (1.45%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (10.14%) GIMP
1 7 (10.14%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 35 (50.72%) AWS
2 24 (34.78%) Amazon EC2
3 23 (33.33%) Amazon SQS
4 16 (23.19%) Azure
5 8 (11.59%) GCP
6 7 (10.14%) GitHub
7 2 (2.90%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.45%) DNS
2 1 (1.45%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (34.78%) PostgreSQL
2 23 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (10.14%) NoSQL
3 7 (10.14%) SQL Server
4 5 (7.25%) MySQL
5 2 (2.90%) Pentaho
6 1 (1.45%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.45%) Big Data
6 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.45%) Impala
6 1 (1.45%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 42 (60.87%) Jenkins
2 31 (44.93%) Maven
2 31 (44.93%) SonarQube
3 30 (43.48%) DbUnit
3 30 (43.48%) jMock
3 30 (43.48%) JUnit
3 30 (43.48%) Mockito
4 13 (18.84%) JIRA
5 8 (11.59%) gulp
5 8 (11.59%) webpack
6 7 (10.14%) Grunt
7 5 (7.25%) Artifactory
8 4 (5.80%) Bitbucket
9 2 (2.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (2.90%) CircleCI
9 2 (2.90%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.90%) PostCSS
9 2 (2.90%) Selenium
9 2 (2.90%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (2.90%) Vagrant
General
1 16 (23.19%) Public Sector
2 3 (4.35%) Retail
3 2 (2.90%) Banking
3 2 (2.90%) Finance
4 1 (1.45%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 57 (82.61%) Developer
2 35 (50.72%) Java Developer
3 13 (18.84%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 10 (14.49%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (10.14%) UI Developer
6 6 (8.70%) Lead Developer
7 5 (7.25%) Cloud Developer
7 5 (7.25%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Platform Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) AWS Developer
9 3 (4.35%) J2EE Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (4.35%) PHP Developer
9 3 (4.35%) React Developer
10 2 (2.90%) .NET Developer
10 2 (2.90%) Architect
10 2 (2.90%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 2 (2.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 2 (2.90%) Lead Architect
10 2 (2.90%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (57.97%) Web Services
2 31 (44.93%) RESTful
2 31 (44.93%) SOAP
3 30 (43.48%) PowerMock
4 28 (40.58%) Spring
5 25 (36.23%) ActiveMQ
6 21 (30.43%) CSS
6 21 (30.43%) Spring Cloud
7 19 (27.54%) AngularJS
8 18 (26.09%) HTML
9 13 (18.84%) Hibernate
9 13 (18.84%) JPA
9 13 (18.84%) REST
10 12 (17.39%) HTML5
10 12 (17.39%) jQuery
11 10 (14.49%) Sass
12 9 (13.04%) .NET
12 9 (13.04%) J2EE
13 8 (11.59%) CSS3
13 8 (11.59%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.35%) NHS
1 3 (4.35%) User Experience
2 2 (2.90%) Cloud Native
2 2 (2.90%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.25%) Linux
2 2 (2.90%) CentOS
2 2 (2.90%) CoreOS
2 2 (2.90%) Unix
3 1 (1.45%) Android
3 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (59.42%) Scrum
3 38 (55.07%) Continuous Integration
3 38 (55.07%) Kanban
4 33 (47.83%) BDD
4 33 (47.83%) TDD
5 24 (34.78%) Open Source
6 17 (24.64%) Microservices
7 13 (18.84%) BPMN
8 11 (15.94%) DevOps
9 10 (14.49%) Migration
10 9 (13.04%) Test Automation
11 6 (8.70%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 6 (8.70%) MVC
11 6 (8.70%) SOLID
11 6 (8.70%) Technical Leadership
12 5 (7.25%) E-Commerce
12 5 (7.25%) Integration Testing
12 5 (7.25%) Unit Testing
13 3 (4.35%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 44 (63.77%) Java
2 23 (33.33%) SQL
3 20 (28.99%) JavaScript
4 9 (13.04%) C#
5 8 (11.59%) PHP
6 6 (8.70%) Java 8
7 4 (5.80%) Python
8 2 (2.90%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.90%) Go
8 2 (2.90%) Rust
8 2 (2.90%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.90%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (40.58%) Security Cleared
2 27 (39.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) GDPR
1 1 (1.45%) PMO
System Software
1 23 (33.33%) Postfix
2 20 (28.99%) Docker
3 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (11.59%) Ansible
1 8 (11.59%) Kubernetes
2 4 (5.80%) Terraform
3 3 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.35%) Puppet
4 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (1.45%) MIIS
Vendors
1 6 (8.70%) Google
2 2 (2.90%) Cloudera
2 2 (2.90%) Veracode
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.45%) SAP
3 1 (1.45%) Splunk
3 1 (1.45%) VMware
3 1 (1.45%) WSO2