Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 40 28 39
Rank change year-on-year -12 +11 -10
Contract jobs citing Git (software) 3,655 1,592 4,221
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 5.49% 5.99% 5.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 30.69% 33.10% 30.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,497 1,070 2,819
10th Percentile £375 £315 £363
25th Percentile £450 £406 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £630 £575 £575
90th Percentile £713 £638 £663
UK median daily rate £520 £475 £490
% change year-on-year +9.47% -3.06% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 8 21
10th Percentile £25.40 £45.34 £24.35
25th Percentile £42.50 £47.48 £43.75
Median hourly rate £58.71 £56.25 £47.50
Median % change year-on-year +4.37% +18.42% +7.95%
75th Percentile £65.54 £62.44 £52.50
90th Percentile £72.09 £66.08 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £58.71 £56.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year +4.37% +25.00% +2.27%

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 11,909 4,809 13,862
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 17.89% 18.10% 17.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,142 3,382 9,327
10th Percentile £363 £315 £330
25th Percentile £435 £406 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £495 £475
Median % change year-on-year +6.06% +4.21% -
75th Percentile £625 £575 £575
90th Percentile £700 £650 £650
UK median daily rate £525 £490 £475
% change year-on-year +7.04% +3.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 66 151
10th Percentile £25.48 £27.67 £21.25
25th Percentile £41.25 £41.00 £40.13
Median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £46.50
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -3.23% +9.41%
75th Percentile £62.00 £54.52 £52.50
90th Percentile £70.12 £61.38 £60.00
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +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 16 October 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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -6 2,077 £563 +8.17% 616
South East +4 372 £488 +2.63% 249
North of England -23 298 £475 +5.56% 295
Midlands 0 237 £488 +14.71% 194
South West +26 227 £450 +9.76% 137
West Midlands +3 165 £490 +14.49% 121
North West -20 164 £460 +6.48% 151
East of England -13 142 £481 +16.67% 108
Yorkshire -27 103 £500 +11.11% 93
East Midlands -4 65 £475 +27.52% 73
North East +6 40 £550 +10.00% 51
South Coast - 1 - -
Git (software)
UK

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 1,884 (51.55%) Agile Software Development
2 1,459 (39.92%) Jenkins
3 1,334 (36.50%) DevOps
4 1,331 (36.42%) Java
5 1,104 (30.21%) Python
6 1,050 (28.73%) JavaScript
7 1,006 (27.52%) AWS
8 1,005 (27.50%) SQL
9 997 (27.28%) Azure
10 910 (24.90%) Docker
11 832 (22.76%) JIRA
12 794 (21.72%) Microservices
13 774 (21.18%) TDD
14 756 (20.68%) Test Automation
15 741 (20.27%) Scrum
16 724 (19.81%) Linux
17 665 (18.19%) HTML
18 659 (18.03%) Kubernetes
19 658 (18.00%) Social Skills
20 638 (17.46%) Spring
21 630 (17.24%) Finance
22 604 (16.53%) CSS
23 596 (16.31%) Continuous Integration
24 588 (16.09%) Software Engineering
25 569 (15.57%) C#
26 559 (15.29%) Ansible
27 555 (15.18%) React
28 540 (14.77%) .NET
29 539 (14.75%) Maven
30 523 (14.31%) REST

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
1 397 (10.86%) Confluence
2 158 (4.32%) Apache Spark
3 124 (3.39%) Apache
4 101 (2.76%) Tomcat
5 86 (2.35%) CMS
5 86 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
6 75 (2.05%) WebLogic
7 54 (1.48%) nginx
8 52 (1.42%) JBoss
9 43 (1.18%) Apache Airflow
10 41 (1.12%) SAS
11 40 (1.09%) SharePoint
12 30 (0.82%) OpenStack
13 29 (0.79%) Cloud Foundry
14 27 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 27 (0.74%) WordPress
15 26 (0.71%) IIS
16 22 (0.60%) Headless CMS
17 21 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 19 (0.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 29 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
4 13 (0.36%) Photoshop
4 13 (0.36%) Sketch
5 10 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 10 (0.27%) InVision
6 8 (0.22%) Figma
7 7 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (0.19%) Zeplin
8 5 (0.14%) FrameMaker
9 3 (0.082%) GIMP
9 3 (0.082%) InDesign
9 3 (0.082%) Microsoft Project
10 2 (0.055%) Chatbot
10 2 (0.055%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.055%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 1 (0.027%) Doxygen
11 1 (0.027%) Houdini
11 1 (0.027%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 31 (0.85%) Magento
2 26 (0.71%) SunGard Martini
3 17 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
4 9 (0.25%) Shopify
5 4 (0.11%) Markit EDM
5 4 (0.11%) NetSuite
5 4 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (0.11%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 3 (0.082%) Exchequer
6 3 (0.082%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.055%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (0.055%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.055%) SAP FI-CA
7 2 (0.055%) SAP PSCD
8 1 (0.027%) Distributed Ledger
8 1 (0.027%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.027%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.027%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.027%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 1,006 (27.52%) AWS
2 997 (27.28%) Azure
3 402 (11.00%) GitHub
4 274 (7.50%) GCP
5 258 (7.06%) Serverless
6 178 (4.87%) AWS Lambda
7 159 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
8 139 (3.80%) PaaS
9 128 (3.50%) Amazon S3
10 125 (3.42%) OpenShift
11 101 (2.76%) Power Platform
12 97 (2.65%) SaaS
13 96 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
14 89 (2.44%) IaaS
15 76 (2.08%) npm
16 73 (2.00%) Azure Data Factory
17 61 (1.67%) Amazon SQS
18 58 (1.59%) Azure Functions
19 54 (1.48%) Amazon EKS
20 51 (1.40%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 106 (2.90%) HTTP
2 91 (2.49%) TCP/IP
3 76 (2.08%) DNS
4 56 (1.53%) Firewall
5 53 (1.45%) Internet
6 33 (0.90%) SSL
7 21 (0.57%) FTP
8 20 (0.55%) IPv4
8 20 (0.55%) LAN
9 19 (0.52%) VPN
10 18 (0.49%) Ethernet
11 17 (0.47%) SSH
12 14 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
13 13 (0.36%) WAN
14 11 (0.30%) Bluetooth
14 11 (0.30%) Kerberos
15 10 (0.27%) HTTPS
15 10 (0.27%) Network Security
15 10 (0.27%) SAN
15 10 (0.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 326 (8.92%) SQL Server
2 308 (8.43%) NoSQL
3 275 (7.52%) MySQL
4 269 (7.36%) MongoDB
5 249 (6.81%) PostgreSQL
6 246 (6.73%) Relational Database
7 151 (4.13%) Big Data
8 150 (4.10%) Hadoop
9 132 (3.61%) Oracle Database
10 100 (2.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 91 (2.49%) Apache Hive
12 90 (2.46%) Power BI
13 88 (2.41%) Redis
14 85 (2.33%) Data Lake
15 73 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
16 67 (1.83%) RDBMS
17 65 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
18 63 (1.72%) Azure SQL Database
19 61 (1.67%) HBase
20 58 (1.59%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1,459 (39.92%) Jenkins
2 832 (22.76%) JIRA
3 539 (14.75%) Maven
4 384 (10.51%) Bitbucket
5 268 (7.33%) Subversion
6 255 (6.98%) GitLab
7 252 (6.89%) JUnit
8 244 (6.68%) TeamCity
9 226 (6.18%) Cucumber
10 223 (6.10%) Selenium
11 204 (5.58%) Visual Studio
12 176 (4.82%) Sonatype Nexus
13 155 (4.24%) Artifactory
14 133 (3.64%) SonarQube
15 132 (3.61%) Mockito
16 128 (3.50%) Postman
17 121 (3.31%) Gradle
18 111 (3.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 100 (2.74%) Jasmine
20 91 (2.49%) webpack
General
1 658 (18.00%) Social Skills
2 630 (17.24%) Finance
3 400 (10.94%) Banking
4 231 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
5 226 (6.18%) Public Sector
6 191 (5.23%) Investment Banking
7 125 (3.42%) Front Office
8 103 (2.82%) Retail
9 86 (2.35%) Marketing
10 76 (2.08%) Presentation Skills
11 62 (1.70%) Documentation Skills
12 54 (1.48%) Telecoms
13 42 (1.15%) Back Office
13 42 (1.15%) Games
13 42 (1.15%) Manufacturing
14 40 (1.09%) Electronics
15 38 (1.04%) Financial Institution
16 35 (0.96%) Publishing
17 33 (0.90%) Legal
18 27 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2,006 (54.88%) Developer
2 518 (14.17%) Java Developer
3 387 (10.59%) DevOps Engineer
4 281 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 211 (5.77%) Software Engineer
6 195 (5.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 189 (5.17%) Full Stack Developer
8 164 (4.49%) Data Engineer
9 155 (4.24%) .NET Developer
10 139 (3.80%) React Developer
11 129 (3.53%) Architect
12 123 (3.37%) C# Developer
12 123 (3.37%) Python Developer
13 113 (3.09%) Senior Java Developer
14 112 (3.06%) AWS Engineer
15 106 (2.90%) Azure Engineer
16 90 (2.46%) Cloud Engineer
17 84 (2.30%) Angular Developer
18 83 (2.27%) Software Developer
19 82 (2.24%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 665 (18.19%) HTML
2 638 (17.46%) Spring
3 604 (16.53%) CSS
4 555 (15.18%) React
5 540 (14.77%) .NET
6 523 (14.31%) REST
7 507 (13.87%) Node.js
8 488 (13.35%) AngularJS
9 444 (12.15%) RESTful
10 401 (10.97%) JSON
11 382 (10.45%) Spring Boot
12 381 (10.42%) Web Services
13 290 (7.93%) HTML5
14 266 (7.28%) XML
15 264 (7.22%) Kafka
16 200 (5.47%) .NET Framework
17 191 (5.23%) Vue.js
18 188 (5.14%) Sass
19 184 (5.03%) .NET Core
20 156 (4.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 192 (5.25%) User Experience
2 119 (3.26%) Mobile App
3 109 (2.98%) Self-Motivation
4 107 (2.93%) Cloud Native
5 93 (2.54%) Data Protection Act
5 93 (2.54%) Data Structures
6 87 (2.38%) Algorithms
7 80 (2.19%) Linux Command Line
8 71 (1.94%) Greenfield Project
9 63 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 61 (1.67%) Public Cloud
11 58 (1.59%) Derivative
12 52 (1.42%) Fixed Income
13 48 (1.31%) Management Information System
14 39 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
15 36 (0.98%) Data Centre
16 35 (0.96%) iPad
17 33 (0.90%) Virtual Team
18 32 (0.88%) Hedge funds
19 31 (0.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 724 (19.81%) Linux
2 372 (10.18%) Windows
3 343 (9.38%) Unix
4 114 (3.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 105 (2.87%) Android
6 81 (2.22%) Apple iOS
7 57 (1.56%) Windows Server
8 50 (1.37%) CentOS
9 31 (0.85%) Ubuntu
10 19 (0.52%) Mac OS X
11 18 (0.49%) Solaris
12 13 (0.36%) Windows 10
13 10 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (0.25%) VMS
15 8 (0.22%) OpenWrt
15 8 (0.22%) Windows Server 2019
16 7 (0.19%) CoreOS
16 7 (0.19%) Mac OS
17 6 (0.16%) AIX
17 6 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,884 (51.55%) Agile Software Development
2 1,334 (36.50%) DevOps
3 794 (21.72%) Microservices
4 774 (21.18%) TDD
5 756 (20.68%) Test Automation
6 741 (20.27%) Scrum
7 596 (16.31%) Continuous Integration
8 588 (16.09%) Software Engineering
9 438 (11.98%) Unit Testing
10 429 (11.74%) BDD
11 406 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
12 373 (10.21%) Full Stack Development
13 344 (9.41%) OO
14 284 (7.77%) Analytics
15 277 (7.58%) Front End Development
16 269 (7.36%) MVC
17 252 (6.89%) Kanban
18 250 (6.84%) Configuration Management
19 219 (5.99%) Infrastructure as Code
20 192 (5.25%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1,331 (36.42%) Java
2 1,104 (30.21%) Python
3 1,050 (28.73%) JavaScript
4 1,005 (27.50%) SQL
5 569 (15.57%) C#
6 390 (10.67%) TypeScript
7 324 (8.86%) Java 8
8 315 (8.62%) Bash Shell
9 241 (6.59%) PowerShell
10 215 (5.88%) Scala
11 207 (5.66%) Shell Script
12 206 (5.64%) C++
13 178 (4.87%) PHP
14 150 (4.10%) PL/SQL
15 122 (3.34%) Go
16 119 (3.26%) Ruby
17 117 (3.20%) Perl
18 113 (3.09%) ES6
19 93 (2.54%) C
20 86 (2.35%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 392 (10.73%) Security Cleared
2 320 (8.76%) SC Cleared
3 241 (6.59%) Degree
4 69 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
5 50 (1.37%) DV Cleared
6 36 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
7 33 (0.90%) AWS Certification
8 23 (0.63%) Numerate Degree
8 23 (0.63%) PhD
9 21 (0.57%) ISTQB
10 18 (0.49%) ISEB
10 18 (0.49%) Master's Degree
11 10 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 9 (0.25%) DBS Check
13 6 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (0.14%) SANS
15 3 (0.082%) CEH
15 3 (0.082%) Cisco Certification
15 3 (0.082%) MCSA
15 3 (0.082%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 181 (4.95%) QA
2 146 (3.99%) Accessibility
3 63 (1.72%) GDPR
4 32 (0.88%) WCAG
5 20 (0.55%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
7 7 (0.19%) NCSC
7 7 (0.19%) SLA
8 6 (0.16%) JTAG
8 6 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (0.14%) NIST
9 5 (0.14%) PCI DSS
10 4 (0.11%) SNOMED CT
11 3 (0.082%) PMO
12 2 (0.055%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.027%) Cyber Essentials
13 1 (0.027%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 1 (0.027%) MiFID
13 1 (0.027%) WAI
System Software
1 910 (24.90%) Docker
2 67 (1.83%) Active Directory
3 60 (1.64%) HDFS
4 55 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 31 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
6 16 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 10 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (0.25%) NFS
8 9 (0.25%) vSphere
9 8 (0.22%) LXC
10 7 (0.19%) Ceph
10 7 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (0.16%) VirtualBox
12 5 (0.14%) Firmware
12 5 (0.14%) VMware NSX
13 4 (0.11%) iptables
13 4 (0.11%) KVM
13 4 (0.11%) Samba
14 3 (0.082%) RACF
14 3 (0.082%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 659 (18.03%) Kubernetes
2 559 (15.29%) Ansible
3 455 (12.45%) Terraform
4 186 (5.09%) Puppet
5 120 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
6 93 (2.54%) Grafana
7 71 (1.94%) Prometheus
8 66 (1.81%) Kibana
9 59 (1.61%) Istio
10 46 (1.26%) Packer
11 40 (1.09%) BladeLogic
12 30 (0.82%) logstash
13 23 (0.63%) Nagios
14 19 (0.52%) Consul
14 19 (0.52%) Rancher
15 18 (0.49%) Docker Swarm
16 17 (0.47%) Control-M
16 17 (0.47%) ZABBIX
17 14 (0.38%) Mesos
18 12 (0.33%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 414 (11.33%) Oracle
2 259 (7.09%) Microsoft
3 157 (4.30%) Google
4 113 (3.09%) Splunk
5 109 (2.98%) Red Hat
6 103 (2.82%) Informatica
7 93 (2.54%) VMware
8 72 (1.97%) Databricks
9 67 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
10 62 (1.70%) Atlassian
11 61 (1.67%) SAP
12 58 (1.59%) Adobe
13 53 (1.45%) CA Agile Central
14 51 (1.40%) WSO2
15 48 (1.31%) Cloudera
16 46 (1.26%) IBM
17 42 (1.15%) BEA
18 41 (1.12%) AppDynamics
18 41 (1.12%) webMethods
19 40 (1.09%) Perforce