Period
to 17 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 17 October 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
UK > England
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 39 28 32
Rank change year-on-year -11 +4 +12
Contract jobs citing Git (software) 4,209 6,314 5,445
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 5.41% 6.70% 5.97%
As % of the Development Applications category 30.54% 31.99% 32.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,790 4,287 3,930
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £363 £343 £319
90th Percentile £656 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 41 45
England median hourly rate £46.00 £42.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.24% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £35.00 £30.00 £31.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £51.25 £54.16
UK median hourly rate £44.51 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +4.73% -5.56% +12.50%

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 England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 13,780 19,740 16,804
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 17.72% 20.93% 18.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,146 13,618 11,667
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £331 £325 £313
90th Percentile £644 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 206 278
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%
10th Percentile £24.00 £25.83 £30.60
90th Percentile £60.00 £52.50 £59.13
UK median hourly rate £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +4.71% - +3.66%

Git (software)
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Git (software) in England

Git (software)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Git (software) in England

Git (software)
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Git (software) in England over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Git (software) in England

Git (software)
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Git (software) in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Git (software) in England

Git (software)
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Git (software) in England over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Git (software) in England

Git (software)
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Git (software) within the England region over the 6 months to 17 October 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -11 2,109 £525 +5.00% 605
South East -10 656 £450 - 336
North of England -13 523 £450 +5.88% 393
South West -10 350 £450 +5.97% 235
Midlands -4 289 £465 +9.41% 195
East of England +15 262 £450 -1.10% 171
Yorkshire -1 239 £475 +5.56% 136
North West -18 221 £425 - 207
West Midlands -2 192 £475 +5.56% 119
East Midlands -13 94 £400 - 74
North East -4 63 £438 +2.94% 50
Git (software)
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 England region with a requirement for Git (software).

1 2,444 (58.07%) Agile Software Development
2 1,670 (39.68%) Jenkins
3 1,522 (36.16%) JavaScript
4 1,513 (35.95%) DevOps
5 1,385 (32.91%) Java
6 1,189 (28.25%) Linux
7 1,187 (28.20%) AWS
8 1,147 (27.25%) Python
9 1,107 (26.30%) Scrum
10 1,104 (26.23%) Docker
11 1,078 (25.61%) HTML
12 1,033 (24.54%) CSS
13 1,012 (24.04%) TDD
14 955 (22.69%) Continuous Integration
15 938 (22.29%) JIRA
16 916 (21.76%) Azure
17 869 (20.65%) SQL
18 844 (20.05%) Test Automation
19 760 (18.06%) AngularJS
20 735 (17.46%) C#
21 723 (17.18%) Microservices
22 700 (16.63%) Node.js
23 666 (15.82%) .NET
24 615 (14.61%) Ansible
25 614 (14.59%) Kubernetes
26 606 (14.40%) React
27 584 (13.88%) REST
28 582 (13.83%) Web Services
29 563 (13.38%) Finance
30 561 (13.33%) BDD

Git (software)
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 431 (10.24%) Confluence
2 208 (4.94%) Apache Spark
3 187 (4.44%) Apache
4 181 (4.30%) Elasticsearch
5 117 (2.78%) Tomcat
6 106 (2.52%) CMS
7 105 (2.49%) nginx
8 75 (1.78%) JBoss
9 69 (1.64%) WebSphere
10 58 (1.38%) Drupal
11 44 (1.05%) Apache Solr
12 41 (0.97%) WebLogic
13 40 (0.95%) Jupyter
14 39 (0.93%) OpenStack
15 38 (0.90%) IIS
16 36 (0.86%) SharePoint
17 33 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 33 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
17 33 (0.78%) Mule
18 32 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 46 (1.09%) Photoshop
2 32 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
4 20 (0.48%) Sketch
4 20 (0.48%) Zeplin
5 16 (0.38%) GIMP
6 11 (0.26%) InVision
7 8 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
7 8 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 7 (0.17%) Figma
9 6 (0.14%) MS Visio
10 5 (0.12%) Chatbot
11 4 (0.095%) Adobe XD
12 3 (0.071%) Microsoft Project
13 2 (0.048%) Marvel
14 1 (0.024%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 1 (0.024%) Spreadsheet
14 1 (0.024%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 58 (1.38%) Magento
2 20 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 10 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
4 10 (0.24%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 7 (0.17%) FINCAD Analytics
5 7 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
6 6 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
7 5 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.095%) Adobe Campaign
8 4 (0.095%) Fredhopper
8 4 (0.095%) Shopify
8 4 (0.095%) Temenos T24
9 3 (0.071%) R3 Corda
9 3 (0.071%) Visualfiles
10 2 (0.048%) assyst
10 2 (0.048%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.048%) Oracle Retail
10 2 (0.048%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1,187 (28.20%) AWS
2 916 (21.76%) Azure
3 418 (9.93%) GitHub
4 269 (6.39%) Serverless
5 245 (5.82%) Amazon S3
6 216 (5.13%) AWS Lambda
7 206 (4.89%) Amazon EC2
8 191 (4.54%) GCP
9 161 (3.83%) AWS CloudFormation
10 151 (3.59%) Amazon SQS
10 151 (3.59%) OpenShift
11 150 (3.56%) npm
12 134 (3.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 118 (2.80%) PaaS
14 88 (2.09%) CloudFront
15 85 (2.02%) Datadog
16 84 (2.00%) Amazon ECS
17 74 (1.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 70 (1.66%) Power Platform
19 69 (1.64%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 207 (4.92%) HTTP
2 132 (3.14%) TCP/IP
3 90 (2.14%) SSL
4 66 (1.57%) DNS
5 65 (1.54%) Internet
6 50 (1.19%) VPN
7 40 (0.95%) FTP
8 32 (0.76%) Ethernet
8 32 (0.76%) Firewall
9 23 (0.55%) Kerberos
9 23 (0.55%) SSH
10 22 (0.52%) OpenVPN
11 19 (0.45%) DSL
12 12 (0.29%) Network Security
13 11 (0.26%) Wireshark
14 10 (0.24%) DHCP
15 9 (0.21%) Cisco Nexus
16 8 (0.19%) HTTPS
17 7 (0.17%) WAN
18 6 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 471 (11.19%) SQL Server
2 373 (8.86%) MySQL
3 305 (7.25%) PostgreSQL
4 237 (5.63%) Relational Database
5 236 (5.61%) Big Data
6 223 (5.30%) NoSQL
7 205 (4.87%) MongoDB
8 178 (4.23%) Amazon RDS
9 143 (3.40%) Hadoop
10 126 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
11 92 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 82 (1.95%) RDBMS
13 72 (1.71%) Apache Hive
14 71 (1.69%) Redis
15 70 (1.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 69 (1.64%) Power BI
17 60 (1.43%) Oracle Database
18 58 (1.38%) Azure SQL Database
19 56 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
20 48 (1.14%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 1,670 (39.68%) Jenkins
2 938 (22.29%) JIRA
3 464 (11.02%) Maven
4 380 (9.03%) Subversion
5 349 (8.29%) JUnit
6 346 (8.22%) Selenium
7 307 (7.29%) Sonatype Nexus
8 270 (6.41%) Bitbucket
9 269 (6.39%) TeamCity
10 247 (5.87%) Visual Studio Team System
11 238 (5.65%) Cucumber
12 210 (4.99%) SonarQube
13 199 (4.73%) Visual Studio
14 197 (4.68%) Team Foundation Server
15 186 (4.42%) Mockito
16 173 (4.11%) webpack
17 171 (4.06%) gulp
18 169 (4.02%) GitLab
18 169 (4.02%) Grunt
19 151 (3.59%) Gradle
General
1 563 (13.38%) Finance
2 269 (6.39%) Banking
3 182 (4.32%) Public Sector
4 136 (3.23%) Retail
5 108 (2.57%) Marketing
6 85 (2.02%) Games
7 72 (1.71%) Front Office
8 58 (1.38%) Investment Banking
9 57 (1.35%) Telecoms
10 47 (1.12%) Manufacturing
11 35 (0.83%) Electronics
12 34 (0.81%) Aerospace
12 34 (0.81%) Military
13 33 (0.78%) Financial Institution
14 24 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
15 23 (0.55%) Publishing
16 18 (0.43%) Law
17 15 (0.36%) Advertising
18 11 (0.26%) Legal
18 11 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2,339 (55.57%) Developer
2 634 (15.06%) DevOps Engineer
3 428 (10.17%) Java Developer
4 364 (8.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 298 (7.08%) Senior Developer
6 244 (5.80%) React Developer
7 212 (5.04%) AWS Engineer
8 211 (5.01%) .NET Developer
9 182 (4.32%) JavaScript Developer
10 167 (3.97%) Angular Developer
11 163 (3.87%) AWS DevOps
12 162 (3.85%) C# Developer
13 158 (3.75%) Full Stack Developer
14 146 (3.47%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 140 (3.33%) Architect
16 129 (3.06%) Software Engineer
17 124 (2.95%) Cloud Engineer
18 122 (2.90%) Data Engineer
19 121 (2.87%) Python Developer
20 109 (2.59%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,078 (25.61%) HTML
2 1,033 (24.54%) CSS
3 760 (18.06%) AngularJS
4 700 (16.63%) Node.js
5 666 (15.82%) .NET
6 606 (14.40%) React
7 584 (13.88%) REST
8 582 (13.83%) Web Services
9 542 (12.88%) Spring
10 495 (11.76%) HTML5
11 468 (11.12%) RESTful
12 409 (9.72%) JSON
13 361 (8.58%) Sass
14 305 (7.25%) CSS3
15 289 (6.87%) Spring Boot
16 278 (6.60%) Redux
17 272 (6.46%) Kafka
18 266 (6.32%) SOAP
19 251 (5.96%) ASP.NET
20 249 (5.92%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 326 (7.75%) User Experience
2 243 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
3 201 (4.78%) Mobile App
4 135 (3.21%) Greenfield Project
5 105 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
6 101 (2.40%) Linux Command Line
7 91 (2.16%) Self-Motivation
8 79 (1.88%) Algorithms
9 78 (1.85%) Public Cloud
10 74 (1.76%) Cloud Native
11 65 (1.54%) Data Structures
12 64 (1.52%) Data Centre
13 34 (0.81%) NHS
13 34 (0.81%) W3C
14 32 (0.76%) Hedge funds
14 32 (0.76%) Virtual Team
15 29 (0.69%) Vector Graphics
16 27 (0.64%) Client/Server
16 27 (0.64%) Derivative
16 27 (0.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1,189 (28.25%) Linux
2 358 (8.51%) Windows
3 334 (7.94%) Unix
4 235 (5.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 146 (3.47%) Apple iOS
6 144 (3.42%) Android
7 112 (2.66%) CentOS
8 104 (2.47%) Windows Server
9 78 (1.85%) Ubuntu
10 58 (1.38%) Mac OS X
11 24 (0.57%) Debian
12 18 (0.43%) CoreOS
12 18 (0.43%) VMS
13 12 (0.29%) Mac OS
14 10 (0.24%) Windows 10
14 10 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
16 7 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
16 7 (0.17%) SUSE
16 7 (0.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,444 (58.07%) Agile Software Development
2 1,513 (35.95%) DevOps
3 1,107 (26.30%) Scrum
4 1,012 (24.04%) TDD
5 955 (22.69%) Continuous Integration
6 844 (20.05%) Test Automation
7 723 (17.18%) Microservices
8 561 (13.33%) BDD
9 517 (12.28%) Front End Development
10 457 (10.86%) Kanban
11 401 (9.53%) Software Engineering
12 373 (8.86%) Unit Testing
13 362 (8.60%) MVC
14 359 (8.53%) Problem-Solving
15 357 (8.48%) Open Source
16 350 (8.32%) Configuration Management
17 304 (7.22%) Analytics
18 268 (6.37%) OO
19 259 (6.15%) SDLC
20 251 (5.96%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1,522 (36.16%) JavaScript
2 1,385 (32.91%) Java
3 1,147 (27.25%) Python
4 869 (20.65%) SQL
5 735 (17.46%) C#
6 415 (9.86%) Bash Shell
7 314 (7.46%) TypeScript
8 278 (6.60%) Ruby
9 255 (6.06%) PHP
10 248 (5.89%) PowerShell
11 226 (5.37%) Java 8
12 225 (5.35%) C++
13 200 (4.75%) Shell Script
14 196 (4.66%) ES6
15 190 (4.51%) Scala
16 149 (3.54%) Perl
17 135 (3.21%) T-SQL
18 107 (2.54%) Groovy
19 106 (2.52%) Go
20 94 (2.23%) C
Qualifications
1 460 (10.93%) Security Cleared
2 349 (8.29%) SC Cleared
3 284 (6.75%) Degree
4 78 (1.85%) AWS Certification
5 61 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
6 42 (1.00%) DV Cleared
7 36 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
8 28 (0.67%) Master's Degree
9 26 (0.62%) ISTQB
9 26 (0.62%) PhD
10 24 (0.57%) RHCE
11 19 (0.45%) DBS Check
12 16 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
13 11 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
14 10 (0.24%) OCPJP
14 10 (0.24%) Sun Certification
15 9 (0.21%) ISEB
16 8 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
17 7 (0.17%) CCNP
18 6 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 203 (4.82%) QA
2 50 (1.19%) WCAG
3 13 (0.31%) Data Quality
3 13 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
4 12 (0.29%) GDPR
5 9 (0.21%) SLA
6 8 (0.19%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.14%) GxP
7 6 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.12%) MiFID
8 5 (0.12%) NIST
8 5 (0.12%) PSD2
9 3 (0.071%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.071%) JTAG
10 2 (0.048%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.048%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.024%) IEC 62304
11 1 (0.024%) ISO 20022
11 1 (0.024%) MISRA
11 1 (0.024%) PMO
System Software
1 1,104 (26.23%) Docker
2 93 (2.21%) Active Directory
3 91 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 66 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
5 36 (0.86%) vSphere
6 35 (0.83%) Postfix
7 26 (0.62%) Hyper-V
8 20 (0.48%) LXC
9 16 (0.38%) HDFS
10 11 (0.26%) KVM
11 10 (0.24%) Snort
12 9 (0.21%) VirtualBox
13 8 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
14 7 (0.17%) Xen
15 5 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 5 (0.12%) Firmware
15 5 (0.12%) NFS
15 5 (0.12%) RACF
15 5 (0.12%) Varnish
16 4 (0.095%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 615 (14.61%) Ansible
2 614 (14.59%) Kubernetes
3 511 (12.14%) Terraform
4 349 (8.29%) Puppet
5 314 (7.46%) Opscode Chef
6 88 (2.09%) Packer
7 84 (2.00%) Grafana
8 79 (1.88%) Kibana
9 64 (1.52%) Consul
10 59 (1.40%) Prometheus
11 54 (1.28%) Salt
12 35 (0.83%) logstash
13 31 (0.74%) ZABBIX
14 29 (0.69%) Nagios
15 27 (0.64%) Docker Swarm
16 25 (0.59%) Hadoop YARN
17 22 (0.52%) FreeIPA
18 20 (0.48%) Host Intrusion Detection System
18 20 (0.48%) Network Intrusion Detection System
19 18 (0.43%) Suricata
Vendors
1 458 (10.88%) Microsoft
2 306 (7.27%) Oracle
3 216 (5.13%) Red Hat
4 183 (4.35%) Google
5 157 (3.73%) Atlassian
6 151 (3.59%) Splunk
7 136 (3.23%) VMware
8 107 (2.54%) SAP
9 91 (2.16%) IBM
10 65 (1.54%) Tableau
11 60 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
12 53 (1.26%) MuleSoft
13 49 (1.16%) Informatica
14 47 (1.12%) Cisco
15 46 (1.09%) Adobe
16 43 (1.02%) AppDynamics
17 40 (0.95%) IBM Sterling
18 39 (0.93%) Cloudera
19 36 (0.86%) ServiceNow
20 34 (0.81%) Sitecore