Period
to 24 July 2021

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 24 July 2021 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
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 38 38 31
Rank change year-on-year 0 -7 0
Contract jobs citing Git (software) 3,059 1,863 5,196
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 5.40% 5.58% 6.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 30.75% 30.24% 31.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,973 1,267 3,469
10th Percentile £362 £350 £363
25th Percentile £425 £413 £419
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £500
75th Percentile £600 £596 £575
90th Percentile £681 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 12 28
10th Percentile £31.40 £44.00 £42.83
25th Percentile £44.00 £44.75 £45.38
Median hourly rate £58.71 £46.71 £50.00
Median % change year-on-year +25.70% -6.59% +11.11%
75th Percentile £65.50 £56.50 £53.75
90th Percentile £72.09 £60.93 £56.80
UK median hourly rate £58.71 £46.71 £50.00
% change year-on-year +25.70% -6.59% +11.11%

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 9,947 6,160 16,346
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 17.58% 18.45% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,663 4,345 11,006
10th Percentile £356 £338 £343
25th Percentile £419 £413 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £485
Median % change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%
75th Percentile £600 £600 £575
90th Percentile £688 £675 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 84 218
10th Percentile £25.40 £22.17 £21.25
25th Percentile £41.13 £41.97 £39.06
Median hourly rate £50.00 £47.50 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £59.94 £55.00 £51.19
90th Percentile £66.60 £63.53 £55.15
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £47.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

Git (software)
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Git (software) in England

Git (software)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Git (software) in England.

Daily rate trend for Git (software) in England

Git (software)
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Git (software) in England over the 6 months to 24 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Git (software) in England

Git (software)
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Git (software) in England.

Hourly rate trend for Git (software) in England

Git (software)
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Git (software) in England over the 6 months to 24 July 2021.

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 24 July 2021. 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 +1 1,810 £550 +4.76% 567
South East +11 338 £456 -2.04% 190
North of England -24 249 £450 -10.00% 323
Midlands -1 170 £450 +6.51% 208
South West +13 157 £438 +2.94% 151
North West -6 131 £425 -5.56% 174
West Midlands +3 128 £477 +10.23% 128
East of England -10 98 £466 +9.65% 108
Yorkshire -35 77 £453 -9.50% 95
North East +10 42 £550 -1.79% 54
East Midlands -9 41 £396 +5.60% 79
Git (software)
UK

For the 6 months to 24 July 2021, 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 1,546 (50.54%) Agile Software Development
2 1,214 (39.69%) Jenkins
3 1,122 (36.68%) Java
4 1,094 (35.76%) DevOps
5 935 (30.57%) Python
6 918 (30.01%) JavaScript
7 849 (27.75%) SQL
8 841 (27.49%) Azure
9 832 (27.20%) AWS
10 759 (24.81%) Docker
11 691 (22.59%) JIRA
12 690 (22.56%) Microservices
13 676 (22.10%) TDD
14 646 (21.12%) Scrum
15 613 (20.04%) Linux
16 584 (19.09%) Test Automation
17 569 (18.60%) Finance
18 553 (18.08%) HTML
19 519 (16.97%) Software Engineering
19 519 (16.97%) Kubernetes
20 515 (16.84%) React
21 512 (16.74%) Continuous Integration
22 505 (16.51%) Spring
23 501 (16.38%) Social Skills
24 489 (15.99%) CSS
25 486 (15.89%) Node.js
26 461 (15.07%) Ansible
27 451 (14.74%) Maven
28 450 (14.71%) C#
29 449 (14.68%) .NET

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
1 300 (9.81%) Confluence
2 133 (4.35%) Apache Spark
3 114 (3.73%) Apache
4 106 (3.47%) Tomcat
5 76 (2.48%) WebLogic
6 74 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
7 63 (2.06%) CMS
8 52 (1.70%) nginx
9 44 (1.44%) JBoss
10 39 (1.27%) Cloud Foundry
11 37 (1.21%) WebSphere
12 35 (1.14%) Apache Airflow
13 29 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 27 (0.88%) IIS
14 27 (0.88%) WordPress
15 24 (0.78%) SAS
15 24 (0.78%) SharePoint
16 23 (0.75%) OpenStack
17 21 (0.69%) IBM Domino
18 20 (0.65%) Jetty
Applications
1 22 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (0.49%) Photoshop
2 15 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
3 14 (0.46%) Sketch
4 12 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
5 9 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 9 (0.29%) InVision
6 8 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (0.23%) Figma
8 3 (0.098%) InDesign
9 2 (0.065%) Adobe XD
9 2 (0.065%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.065%) Doxygen
9 2 (0.065%) GIMP
9 2 (0.065%) Zeplin
10 1 (0.033%) Microsoft Project
10 1 (0.033%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 43 (1.41%) Magento
2 18 (0.59%) Shopify
3 16 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 15 (0.49%) SunGard Martini
5 6 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
5 6 (0.20%) Sentinel
6 5 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
7 4 (0.13%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 3 (0.098%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.098%) Exchequer
8 3 (0.098%) SAP FI-CA
8 3 (0.098%) SAP PSCD
9 2 (0.065%) Adobe Campaign
9 2 (0.065%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.065%) ION MarketView
9 2 (0.065%) Markit EDM
9 2 (0.065%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 841 (27.49%) Azure
2 832 (27.20%) AWS
3 344 (11.25%) GitHub
4 218 (7.13%) Serverless
5 215 (7.03%) GCP
6 149 (4.87%) AWS Lambda
7 127 (4.15%) PaaS
8 105 (3.43%) AWS CloudFormation
9 102 (3.33%) IaaS
10 99 (3.24%) OpenShift
11 92 (3.01%) Amazon S3
12 88 (2.88%) SaaS
13 75 (2.45%) npm
14 74 (2.42%) Amazon EC2
15 68 (2.22%) Power Platform
16 56 (1.83%) Amazon EKS
17 47 (1.54%) Azure Functions
18 39 (1.27%) Azure Data Factory
18 39 (1.27%) Slack
19 36 (1.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 100 (3.27%) HTTP
2 68 (2.22%) TCP/IP
3 50 (1.63%) DNS
4 41 (1.34%) SSL
5 40 (1.31%) Firewall
6 37 (1.21%) Internet
7 23 (0.75%) LAN
8 22 (0.72%) IPv4
9 18 (0.59%) SSH
10 17 (0.56%) VPN
10 17 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
11 14 (0.46%) Ethernet
11 14 (0.46%) Kerberos
12 13 (0.42%) FTP
12 13 (0.42%) WAN
13 12 (0.39%) VLAN
14 11 (0.36%) Broadband
15 10 (0.33%) Multicast
15 10 (0.33%) Network Security
16 9 (0.29%) DECT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 248 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 242 (7.91%) NoSQL
3 217 (7.09%) MongoDB
3 217 (7.09%) MySQL
4 203 (6.64%) PostgreSQL
5 188 (6.15%) Relational Database
6 126 (4.12%) Hadoop
7 108 (3.53%) Big Data
8 83 (2.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 83 (2.71%) Oracle Database
9 82 (2.68%) Apache Cassandra
10 78 (2.55%) Apache Hive
11 76 (2.48%) Redis
12 60 (1.96%) Data Lake
13 57 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
14 56 (1.83%) Power BI
15 53 (1.73%) HBase
16 49 (1.60%) Tableau
17 45 (1.47%) Azure SQL Database
18 43 (1.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1,214 (39.69%) Jenkins
2 691 (22.59%) JIRA
3 451 (14.74%) Maven
4 275 (8.99%) Bitbucket
5 238 (7.78%) Subversion
6 216 (7.06%) JUnit
7 207 (6.77%) Cucumber
8 196 (6.41%) TeamCity
9 191 (6.24%) Visual Studio
10 177 (5.79%) GitLab
11 157 (5.13%) Selenium
12 136 (4.45%) Sonatype Nexus
13 118 (3.86%) Gradle
14 113 (3.69%) Artifactory
15 105 (3.43%) Mockito
16 95 (3.11%) Postman
17 91 (2.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 87 (2.84%) SonarQube
19 84 (2.75%) Eclipse
20 82 (2.68%) IntelliJ
General
1 569 (18.60%) Finance
2 501 (16.38%) Social Skills
3 350 (11.44%) Banking
4 186 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
5 172 (5.62%) Public Sector
6 165 (5.39%) Investment Banking
7 132 (4.32%) Front Office
8 103 (3.37%) Marketing
9 84 (2.75%) Retail
10 67 (2.19%) Telecoms
11 64 (2.09%) Manufacturing
12 59 (1.93%) Presentation Skills
13 58 (1.90%) Electronics
14 49 (1.60%) Documentation Skills
15 37 (1.21%) Back Office
16 33 (1.08%) Influencing Skills
17 29 (0.95%) Financial Institution
17 29 (0.95%) Games
18 23 (0.75%) Legal
19 21 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,649 (53.91%) Developer
2 415 (13.57%) Java Developer
3 305 (9.97%) DevOps Engineer
4 216 (7.06%) Senior Developer
5 196 (6.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 186 (6.08%) Software Engineer
7 162 (5.30%) Full Stack Developer
8 129 (4.22%) Architect
8 129 (4.22%) C# Developer
9 128 (4.18%) Data Engineer
10 123 (4.02%) .NET Developer
11 114 (3.73%) React Developer
12 96 (3.14%) AWS Engineer
13 84 (2.75%) Python Developer
14 81 (2.65%) Senior Java Developer
15 77 (2.52%) Cloud Engineer
16 71 (2.32%) Consultant
16 71 (2.32%) JavaScript Developer
17 69 (2.26%) PHP Developer
18 67 (2.19%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 553 (18.08%) HTML
2 515 (16.84%) React
3 505 (16.51%) Spring
4 489 (15.99%) CSS
5 486 (15.89%) Node.js
6 449 (14.68%) .NET
7 440 (14.38%) REST
8 438 (14.32%) AngularJS
9 354 (11.57%) JSON
10 337 (11.02%) RESTful
11 314 (10.26%) Web Services
12 286 (9.35%) Spring Boot
13 274 (8.96%) Kafka
14 263 (8.60%) HTML5
15 226 (7.39%) XML
16 168 (5.49%) Sass
17 157 (5.13%) Vue.js
18 150 (4.90%) .NET Core
18 150 (4.90%) CSS3
18 150 (4.90%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 212 (6.93%) User Experience
2 92 (3.01%) Cloud Native
3 86 (2.81%) Mobile App
4 74 (2.42%) Fixed Income
5 65 (2.12%) Linux Command Line
6 64 (2.09%) Self-Motivation
7 62 (2.03%) Algorithms
8 60 (1.96%) Public Cloud
9 59 (1.93%) Greenfield Project
10 55 (1.80%) Data Structures
11 53 (1.73%) Management Information System
12 52 (1.70%) Derivative
13 45 (1.47%) Data Protection Act
14 41 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
15 32 (1.05%) Clustering
16 31 (1.01%) Data Centre
17 29 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 29 (0.95%) Hedge funds
18 28 (0.92%) Client/Server
19 27 (0.88%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 613 (20.04%) Linux
2 315 (10.30%) Unix
3 302 (9.87%) Windows
4 114 (3.73%) Android
5 82 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 78 (2.55%) Apple iOS
7 48 (1.57%) Windows Server
8 41 (1.34%) CentOS
9 24 (0.78%) Ubuntu
10 19 (0.62%) Mac OS X
11 15 (0.49%) VMS
12 13 (0.42%) OpenWrt
13 9 (0.29%) CoreOS
13 9 (0.29%) Mac OS
13 9 (0.29%) Solaris
14 8 (0.26%) Windows Server 2019
15 7 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
15 7 (0.23%) Windows 10
15 7 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
16 5 (0.16%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,546 (50.54%) Agile Software Development
2 1,094 (35.76%) DevOps
3 690 (22.56%) Microservices
4 676 (22.10%) TDD
5 646 (21.12%) Scrum
6 584 (19.09%) Test Automation
7 519 (16.97%) Software Engineering
8 512 (16.74%) Continuous Integration
9 395 (12.91%) BDD
10 345 (11.28%) Unit Testing
11 317 (10.36%) Problem-Solving
12 260 (8.50%) OO
13 250 (8.17%) Front End Development
14 236 (7.71%) Analytics
15 231 (7.55%) MVC
16 219 (7.16%) Kanban
17 202 (6.60%) Configuration Management
18 193 (6.31%) SDLC
19 172 (5.62%) Infrastructure as Code
20 168 (5.49%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1,122 (36.68%) Java
2 935 (30.57%) Python
3 918 (30.01%) JavaScript
4 849 (27.75%) SQL
5 450 (14.71%) C#
6 321 (10.49%) TypeScript
7 242 (7.91%) Java 8
8 235 (7.68%) Bash Shell
9 198 (6.47%) PowerShell
10 181 (5.92%) Shell Script
11 180 (5.88%) PHP
12 173 (5.66%) Scala
13 157 (5.13%) C++
14 109 (3.56%) PL/SQL
15 106 (3.47%) ES6
16 103 (3.37%) Perl
17 100 (3.27%) Go
18 94 (3.07%) Ruby
19 92 (3.01%) C
20 85 (2.78%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 285 (9.32%) Security Cleared
2 245 (8.01%) SC Cleared
3 231 (7.55%) Degree
4 75 (2.45%) Computer Science Degree
5 30 (0.98%) AWS Certification
6 25 (0.82%) Master's Degree
7 21 (0.69%) PhD
8 20 (0.65%) Numerate Degree
9 19 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
10 18 (0.59%) ISTQB
11 17 (0.56%) DV Cleared
12 12 (0.39%) ISEB
13 11 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 7 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
15 5 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
16 4 (0.13%) CISSP
16 4 (0.13%) DBS Check
16 4 (0.13%) SAFe Agilist
17 3 (0.098%) OCP
17 3 (0.098%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 181 (5.92%) QA
2 117 (3.82%) Accessibility
3 48 (1.57%) GDPR
4 18 (0.59%) WCAG
5 14 (0.46%) Data Quality
6 9 (0.29%) JTAG
7 8 (0.26%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.16%) PMO
8 5 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.13%) MiFID
9 4 (0.13%) SLA
10 3 (0.098%) Disclosure Scotland
10 3 (0.098%) ISO 20022
10 3 (0.098%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (0.098%) NIST
11 2 (0.065%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.065%) ISO 15022
11 2 (0.065%) SNOMED CT
11 2 (0.065%) WAI
12 1 (0.033%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 759 (24.81%) Docker
2 56 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (1.67%) HDFS
4 40 (1.31%) Active Directory
5 30 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 11 (0.36%) vSphere
7 10 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (0.29%) Postfix
9 7 (0.23%) NFS
10 6 (0.20%) Ceph
10 6 (0.20%) qmail
11 5 (0.16%) Firmware
11 5 (0.16%) iptables
12 4 (0.13%) KVM
12 4 (0.13%) LXC
12 4 (0.13%) VMware NSX
13 3 (0.098%) RACF
14 2 (0.065%) Hyper-V
14 2 (0.065%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 519 (16.97%) Kubernetes
2 461 (15.07%) Ansible
3 361 (11.80%) Terraform
4 149 (4.87%) Puppet
5 123 (4.02%) Opscode Chef
6 86 (2.81%) Grafana
7 65 (2.12%) Prometheus
8 60 (1.96%) Kibana
9 47 (1.54%) Istio
10 34 (1.11%) Packer
10 34 (1.11%) Rancher
11 31 (1.01%) logstash
12 26 (0.85%) Consul
13 22 (0.72%) Fluentd
14 20 (0.65%) BladeLogic
15 16 (0.52%) Control-M
15 16 (0.52%) Nagios
16 14 (0.46%) vRealize Orchestrator
17 13 (0.42%) Oozie
18 11 (0.36%) Mesos
Vendors
1 359 (11.74%) Oracle
2 207 (6.77%) Microsoft
3 154 (5.03%) Google
4 104 (3.40%) Splunk
5 92 (3.01%) VMware
6 85 (2.78%) Red Hat
7 80 (2.62%) Informatica
8 73 (2.39%) Atlassian
9 71 (2.32%) IBM
10 70 (2.29%) SAP
11 64 (2.09%) Databricks
12 51 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
13 50 (1.63%) Adobe
14 43 (1.41%) CA Agile Central
15 41 (1.34%) AppDynamics
16 39 (1.27%) BEA
17 37 (1.21%) webMethods
18 36 (1.18%) Dynatrace
18 36 (1.18%) WSO2
19 33 (1.08%) New Relic