Period
to 17 May 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 17 May 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
17 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 38 36 28
Rank change year-on-year -2 -8 +2
Contract jobs citing Git (software) 2,356 2,416 5,587
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 5.20% 5.40% 6.65%
As % of the Development Applications category 30.88% 29.83% 32.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,521 1,635 3,816
10th Percentile £354 £350 £363
25th Percentile £418 £413 £419
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £500
75th Percentile £600 £588 £575
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £490 £500
% change year-on-year +2.04% -2.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 16 27
10th Percentile £35.93 £41.13 £41.40
25th Percentile £41.94 £43.69 £45.25
Median hourly rate £57.25 £46.25 £50.00
Median % change year-on-year +23.78% -7.50% +11.11%
75th Percentile £65.50 £53.96 £55.13
90th Percentile £69.89 £59.63 £59.78
UK median hourly rate £52.50 £46.25 £50.00
% change year-on-year +13.51% -7.50% +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 7,630 8,100 17,446
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.84% 18.11% 20.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,113 5,644 11,971
10th Percentile £346 £338 £340
25th Percentile £410 £413 £409
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £495
Median % change year-on-year - +1.01% +4.21%
75th Percentile £588 £588 £575
90th Percentile £675 £675 £648
UK median daily rate £495 £495 £480
% change year-on-year - +3.13% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 118 236
10th Percentile £26.75 £18.25 £21.25
25th Percentile £40.00 £40.00 £37.38
Median hourly rate £47.50 £47.50 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £56.75 £53.63 £50.00
90th Percentile £65.50 £63.75 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £45.50 £47.50 £44.18
% change year-on-year -4.21% +7.51% +3.95%

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 17 May 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 17 May 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 17 May 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 -3 1,443 £550 +4.76% 431
North of England -2 227 £430 -4.44% 347
South East -5 222 £450 - 238
North West +18 124 £425 -3.19% 189
Midlands -20 105 £400 -11.11% 167
South West -11 104 £425 -5.56% 139
East of England +3 88 £494 +9.72% 91
West Midlands -32 65 £428 -4.89% 106
Yorkshire -26 62 £375 -21.05% 107
North East +9 41 £500 +17.65% 51
East Midlands +15 38 £394 -1.56% 61
Git (software)
UK

For the 6 months to 17 May 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 1,179 (50.04%) Agile Software Development
2 949 (40.28%) Jenkins
3 858 (36.42%) Java
4 851 (36.12%) DevOps
5 721 (30.60%) Python
6 696 (29.54%) JavaScript
7 670 (28.44%) Azure
8 603 (25.59%) AWS
9 589 (25.00%) Docker
10 576 (24.45%) SQL
11 536 (22.75%) JIRA
12 530 (22.50%) Microservices
13 517 (21.94%) TDD
14 490 (20.80%) Linux
15 488 (20.71%) Scrum
16 426 (18.08%) Finance
17 420 (17.83%) Test Automation
18 416 (17.66%) Node.js
19 413 (17.53%) Kubernetes
20 411 (17.44%) HTML
21 401 (17.02%) CSS
22 376 (15.96%) Social Skills
23 374 (15.87%) Ansible
24 369 (15.66%) Continuous Integration
25 351 (14.90%) Software Engineering
26 349 (14.81%) Maven
26 349 (14.81%) Spring
27 333 (14.13%) REST
28 316 (13.41%) React
29 310 (13.16%) 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
1 204 (8.66%) Confluence
2 111 (4.71%) Apache
3 96 (4.07%) Apache Spark
4 80 (3.40%) Elasticsearch
5 73 (3.10%) Tomcat
6 53 (2.25%) CMS
7 48 (2.04%) WebLogic
8 45 (1.91%) JBoss
9 44 (1.87%) Cloud Foundry
10 43 (1.83%) WebSphere
11 42 (1.78%) nginx
12 32 (1.36%) WordPress
13 29 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 24 (1.02%) IIS
15 21 (0.89%) Apache Airflow
16 17 (0.72%) IBM Domino
16 17 (0.72%) SharePoint
17 15 (0.64%) Jetty
17 15 (0.64%) Mule
17 15 (0.64%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 14 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
2 12 (0.51%) Sketch
3 10 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (0.42%) Photoshop
4 8 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (0.30%) InVision
6 5 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
7 4 (0.17%) Figma
7 4 (0.17%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.13%) Adobe XD
9 1 (0.042%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.042%) Doxygen
9 1 (0.042%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 35 (1.49%) Magento
2 17 (0.72%) Shopify
3 10 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
3 10 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.25%) Sentinel
6 4 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.17%) ION MarketView
6 4 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.085%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.085%) SAP FI-CA
7 2 (0.085%) SAP PSCD
7 2 (0.085%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.042%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.042%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.042%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 1 (0.042%) SunGard Martini
8 1 (0.042%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.042%) Toggl
Cloud Services
1 670 (28.44%) Azure
2 603 (25.59%) AWS
3 268 (11.38%) GitHub
4 175 (7.43%) GCP
5 164 (6.96%) Serverless
6 108 (4.58%) PaaS
7 105 (4.46%) AWS Lambda
8 88 (3.74%) OpenShift
9 82 (3.48%) AWS CloudFormation
9 82 (3.48%) IaaS
10 75 (3.18%) Amazon S3
11 67 (2.84%) SaaS
12 60 (2.55%) Amazon EKS
13 58 (2.46%) npm
14 50 (2.12%) Amazon EC2
15 49 (2.08%) Azure Functions
16 42 (1.78%) Power Platform
17 29 (1.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 28 (1.19%) AWS CodePipeline
18 28 (1.19%) Azure Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 66 (2.80%) HTTP
2 45 (1.91%) TCP/IP
3 40 (1.70%) Firewall
4 38 (1.61%) DNS
5 35 (1.49%) SSL
6 23 (0.98%) Internet
7 21 (0.89%) LAN
8 17 (0.72%) IPv4
8 17 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
9 16 (0.68%) FTP
10 15 (0.64%) WAN
11 14 (0.59%) SSH
12 13 (0.55%) VPN
13 12 (0.51%) Multicast
14 11 (0.47%) Broadband
14 11 (0.47%) Ethernet
14 11 (0.47%) IPv6
15 10 (0.42%) ATM
15 10 (0.42%) DECT
16 9 (0.38%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (7.34%) NoSQL
2 171 (7.26%) SQL Server
3 164 (6.96%) MySQL
4 160 (6.79%) PostgreSQL
5 145 (6.15%) MongoDB
6 136 (5.77%) Relational Database
7 86 (3.65%) Hadoop
8 68 (2.89%) Apache Cassandra
9 61 (2.59%) Apache Hive
10 60 (2.55%) Big Data
11 56 (2.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 49 (2.08%) Redis
13 47 (1.99%) BigQuery
14 45 (1.91%) Data Lake
15 41 (1.74%) Oracle Database
16 40 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
17 37 (1.57%) Azure SQL Database
18 36 (1.53%) Tableau
19 35 (1.49%) HBase
20 31 (1.32%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 949 (40.28%) Jenkins
2 536 (22.75%) JIRA
3 349 (14.81%) Maven
4 171 (7.26%) Bitbucket
5 168 (7.13%) Subversion
6 160 (6.79%) GitLab
7 145 (6.15%) Cucumber
7 145 (6.15%) JUnit
8 135 (5.73%) Visual Studio
9 123 (5.22%) TeamCity
10 115 (4.88%) Selenium
11 105 (4.46%) Gradle
12 102 (4.33%) Sonatype Nexus
13 92 (3.90%) Artifactory
14 86 (3.65%) SonarQube
15 74 (3.14%) webpack
16 69 (2.93%) Visual Studio Team System
17 68 (2.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 68 (2.89%) gulp
18 57 (2.42%) Postman
General
1 426 (18.08%) Finance
2 376 (15.96%) Social Skills
3 296 (12.56%) Banking
4 130 (5.52%) Investment Banking
5 129 (5.48%) Public Sector
6 127 (5.39%) Analytical Skills
7 115 (4.88%) Front Office
8 93 (3.95%) Marketing
9 67 (2.84%) Retail
10 59 (2.50%) Telecoms
11 50 (2.12%) Presentation Skills
12 49 (2.08%) Manufacturing
13 47 (1.99%) Electronics
14 33 (1.40%) Influencing Skills
15 29 (1.23%) Games
16 24 (1.02%) Documentation Skills
17 19 (0.81%) Back Office
18 15 (0.64%) Financial Institution
19 14 (0.59%) Retail Banking
20 13 (0.55%) Law
Job Titles
1 1,279 (54.29%) Developer
2 321 (13.62%) Java Developer
3 263 (11.16%) DevOps Engineer
4 200 (8.49%) Senior Developer
5 167 (7.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 132 (5.60%) Full Stack Developer
7 112 (4.75%) React Developer
8 105 (4.46%) Software Engineer
9 88 (3.74%) Data Engineer
10 87 (3.69%) C# Developer
11 83 (3.52%) AWS Engineer
12 81 (3.44%) Architect
13 80 (3.40%) .NET Developer
13 80 (3.40%) Senior Java Developer
14 64 (2.72%) Node.js Developer
15 63 (2.67%) JavaScript Developer
16 61 (2.59%) Software Developer
17 60 (2.55%) Azure Engineer
18 54 (2.29%) Cloud Engineer
19 53 (2.25%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 416 (17.66%) Node.js
2 411 (17.44%) HTML
3 401 (17.02%) CSS
4 349 (14.81%) Spring
5 333 (14.13%) REST
6 316 (13.41%) React
7 299 (12.69%) AngularJS
8 298 (12.65%) .NET
9 249 (10.57%) RESTful
10 240 (10.19%) JSON
11 238 (10.10%) Web Services
12 217 (9.21%) Kafka
13 205 (8.70%) Spring Boot
14 186 (7.89%) HTML5
15 169 (7.17%) XML
16 141 (5.98%) Redux
17 132 (5.60%) Sass
18 124 (5.26%) CSS3
19 117 (4.97%) SOAP
20 110 (4.67%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 166 (7.05%) User Experience
2 85 (3.61%) Cloud Native
3 77 (3.27%) Mobile App
4 72 (3.06%) Fixed Income
5 56 (2.38%) Public Cloud
6 53 (2.25%) Derivative
7 52 (2.21%) Algorithms
8 50 (2.12%) Self-Motivation
9 49 (2.08%) Linux Command Line
10 45 (1.91%) Greenfield Project
11 41 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
11 41 (1.74%) Management Information System
12 37 (1.57%) Data Structures
13 31 (1.32%) Equities
14 29 (1.23%) Clustering
15 27 (1.15%) SWIFT
16 22 (0.93%) Virtual Team
17 21 (0.89%) Client/Server
17 21 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 20 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 490 (20.80%) Linux
2 242 (10.27%) Unix
3 228 (9.68%) Windows
4 131 (5.56%) Android
5 87 (3.69%) Apple iOS
6 61 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 31 (1.32%) CentOS
8 28 (1.19%) Windows Server
9 23 (0.98%) Mac OS X
10 15 (0.64%) OpenWrt
11 14 (0.59%) Ubuntu
12 11 (0.47%) VMS
12 11 (0.47%) Windows 10
13 9 (0.38%) Mac OS
14 8 (0.34%) Solaris
15 6 (0.25%) AIX
15 6 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
15 6 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
16 5 (0.21%) CoreOS
17 4 (0.17%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,179 (50.04%) Agile Software Development
2 851 (36.12%) DevOps
3 530 (22.50%) Microservices
4 517 (21.94%) TDD
5 488 (20.71%) Scrum
6 420 (17.83%) Test Automation
7 369 (15.66%) Continuous Integration
8 351 (14.90%) Software Engineering
9 310 (13.16%) BDD
10 255 (10.82%) Problem-Solving
11 221 (9.38%) Unit Testing
12 203 (8.62%) Front End Development
13 180 (7.64%) OO
14 171 (7.26%) Kanban
15 170 (7.22%) Analytics
16 169 (7.17%) SDLC
17 157 (6.66%) MVC
18 153 (6.49%) Configuration Management
19 145 (6.15%) Infrastructure as Code
20 144 (6.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 858 (36.42%) Java
2 721 (30.60%) Python
3 696 (29.54%) JavaScript
4 576 (24.45%) SQL
5 294 (12.48%) C#
6 232 (9.85%) TypeScript
7 194 (8.23%) Bash Shell
8 170 (7.22%) PowerShell
9 164 (6.96%) Java 8
10 149 (6.32%) Shell Script
11 145 (6.15%) PHP
12 121 (5.14%) C++
12 121 (5.14%) Scala
13 109 (4.63%) ES6
14 89 (3.78%) Ruby
15 82 (3.48%) Go
16 81 (3.44%) Kotlin
16 81 (3.44%) Perl
17 69 (2.93%) C
18 68 (2.89%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 239 (10.14%) Security Cleared
2 209 (8.87%) SC Cleared
3 170 (7.22%) Degree
4 62 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
5 26 (1.10%) Master's Degree
6 18 (0.76%) AWS Certification
7 12 (0.51%) DV Cleared
7 12 (0.51%) PhD
8 11 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
8 11 (0.47%) ISTQB
9 9 (0.38%) ISEB
10 8 (0.34%) CTC Cleared
10 8 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 8 (0.34%) SAFe Agilist
11 7 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
13 4 (0.17%) CCNP
13 4 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (0.13%) CISSP
14 3 (0.13%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (5.48%) QA
2 28 (1.19%) GDPR
3 17 (0.72%) WCAG
4 10 (0.42%) JTAG
5 8 (0.34%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.34%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.25%) SLA
7 4 (0.17%) MiFID
8 3 (0.13%) ISO 20022
8 3 (0.13%) NIST
8 3 (0.13%) PMO
9 2 (0.085%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.085%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.085%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.085%) ISO 15022
9 2 (0.085%) NCSC
9 2 (0.085%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.085%) WAI
10 1 (0.042%) RMADS
10 1 (0.042%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 589 (25.00%) Docker
2 43 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (1.53%) Active Directory
3 36 (1.53%) HDFS
4 33 (1.40%) Virtual Machines
5 12 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 8 (0.34%) Postfix
7 7 (0.30%) qmail
7 7 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (0.30%) vSphere
8 5 (0.21%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 4 (0.17%) KVM
9 4 (0.17%) VMware NSX
10 3 (0.13%) Apache Flume
10 3 (0.13%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.13%) LXC
10 3 (0.13%) NFS
10 3 (0.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 2 (0.085%) Firmware
11 2 (0.085%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 413 (17.53%) Kubernetes
2 374 (15.87%) Ansible
3 307 (13.03%) Terraform
4 127 (5.39%) Puppet
5 124 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
6 68 (2.89%) Prometheus
7 67 (2.84%) Grafana
8 48 (2.04%) Kibana
9 47 (1.99%) Istio
10 38 (1.61%) Consul
11 31 (1.32%) logstash
11 31 (1.32%) Rancher
12 21 (0.89%) Fluentd
13 19 (0.81%) Packer
14 15 (0.64%) Oozie
15 14 (0.59%) vRealize Orchestrator
16 13 (0.55%) Argo
16 13 (0.55%) Nagios
17 12 (0.51%) Hadoop YARN
18 10 (0.42%) Control-M
Vendors
1 238 (10.10%) Oracle
2 159 (6.75%) Microsoft
3 124 (5.26%) Google
4 100 (4.24%) Splunk
5 70 (2.97%) Atlassian
6 69 (2.93%) Red Hat
7 68 (2.89%) IBM
8 63 (2.67%) VMware
9 52 (2.21%) SAP
10 50 (2.12%) AppDynamics
10 50 (2.12%) Databricks
11 41 (1.74%) Adobe
12 39 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
13 38 (1.61%) Informatica
14 27 (1.15%) Cloudera
14 27 (1.15%) New Relic
15 25 (1.06%) Cisco
15 25 (1.06%) MuleSoft
16 24 (1.02%) BEA
16 24 (1.02%) webMethods