Period
to 24 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 April 2018 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
England > South West
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 50 55
Rank change year-on-year +11 +5 -1
Contract jobs citing Git (software) 242 203 197
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.71% 3.89% 3.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 27.69% 21.41% 22.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 116 155
South West median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £356 £288 £288
90th Percentile £575 £490 £513
England median daily rate £479 £450 £448
% change year-on-year +6.44% +0.56% +11.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 5
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.59% +5.33% -
10th Percentile £41.25 £34.00 £32.50
90th Percentile £43.75 £45.25 £41.13
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% -

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 the South West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 874 948 862
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 16.99% 18.14% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 587 581
South West median daily rate £423 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.03% - -
10th Percentile £313 £280 £294
90th Percentile £574 £523 £510
England median daily rate £475 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +10.47% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 45 67
South West median hourly rate £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.71% - +14.86%
10th Percentile £37.50 £32.50 £32.50
90th Percentile £56.25 £53.75 £49.40
England median hourly rate £43.50 £41.00 £42.45
% change year-on-year +6.10% -3.42% +14.73%

Git (software)
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Git (software) in the South West

Git (software)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Git (software) in the South West

Git (software)
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Git (software) in the South West over the 6 months to 24 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Git (software) in the South West

Git (software)
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Git (software) in the South West

Git (software)
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 6 months to 24 April 2018. 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
Bristol +7 79 £425 +17.24% 51
Devon +26 53 £500 +12.36% 24
Wiltshire +20 45 £463 +15.63% 16
Somerset -4 35 £500 +33.33% 22
Dorset -8 10 £435 +5.45% 28
Gloucestershire -8 5 £600 +50.00% 24
Cornwall - 4 - - 6
Git (software)
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2018, 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 South West region with a requirement for Git (software).

1 136 (56.20%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (47.52%) Jenkins
3 102 (42.15%) Java
4 88 (36.36%) Linux
5 82 (33.88%) Docker
6 76 (31.40%) JavaScript
7 73 (30.17%) JIRA
8 72 (29.75%) Ansible
9 66 (27.27%) Python
10 64 (26.45%) HTML
11 60 (24.79%) Amazon AWS
12 59 (24.38%) DevOps
12 59 (24.38%) CSS
12 59 (24.38%) Continuous Integration
13 57 (23.55%) SQL
14 54 (22.31%) Maven
15 53 (21.90%) Security Cleared
16 51 (21.07%) Unix
17 47 (19.42%) Puppet
18 45 (18.60%) TDD
19 44 (18.18%) Test Automation
20 43 (17.77%) REST
21 42 (17.36%) SC Cleared
22 41 (16.94%) XML
23 39 (16.12%) Microservices
24 38 (15.70%) Artifactory
24 38 (15.70%) Web Services
24 38 (15.70%) Spring
25 37 (15.29%) HTML5
26 34 (14.05%) Ruby

Git (software)
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 32 (13.22%) Confluence
2 12 (4.96%) WebSphere
3 9 (3.72%) WordPress
4 8 (3.31%) CMS
4 8 (3.31%) SAS
5 7 (2.89%) Mule
5 7 (2.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (2.07%) Apache Spark
6 5 (2.07%) IIS
6 5 (2.07%) OpenStack
7 4 (1.65%) JBoss
8 3 (1.24%) Apache
8 3 (1.24%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (1.24%) CloudStack
8 3 (1.24%) Drupal
8 3 (1.24%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (1.24%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.83%) Alfresco
9 2 (0.83%) nginx
9 2 (0.83%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 60 (24.79%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (7.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (7.44%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (6.61%) AWS CloudFormation
5 15 (6.20%) AWS Lambda
5 15 (6.20%) Serverless
6 14 (5.79%) Amazon S3
6 14 (5.79%) GitHub
7 13 (5.37%) PaaS
8 10 (4.13%) OpenShift
9 6 (2.48%) IaaS
9 6 (2.48%) NuGet
9 6 (2.48%) Sauce Labs
10 5 (2.07%) npm
11 4 (1.65%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.83%) Google Play
12 2 (0.83%) Trello
12 2 (0.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.41%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 33 (13.64%) Firewall
2 24 (9.92%) Network Security
3 22 (9.09%) Kerberos
4 7 (2.89%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.07%) HTTP
5 5 (2.07%) SMS
5 5 (2.07%) SSL
6 2 (0.83%) Bluetooth
6 2 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.83%) Internet
6 2 (0.83%) SSH
6 2 (0.83%) tcpdump
6 2 (0.83%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.41%) DHCP
7 1 (0.41%) DNS
7 1 (0.41%) FTP
7 1 (0.41%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.41%) Intranet
7 1 (0.41%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (11.57%) Hadoop
2 22 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 21 (8.68%) MySQL
4 18 (7.44%) MongoDB
5 14 (5.79%) NoSQL
5 14 (5.79%) RDBMS
6 13 (5.37%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (4.96%) DB2
8 10 (4.13%) SQL Server
9 8 (3.31%) Big Data
10 7 (2.89%) Amazon RDS
11 6 (2.48%) Amazon Aurora
11 6 (2.48%) Pentaho
11 6 (2.48%) Redis
12 5 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (1.24%) DTS
14 1 (0.41%) Apache Cassandra
14 1 (0.41%) HBase
14 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
14 1 (0.41%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 115 (47.52%) Jenkins
2 73 (30.17%) JIRA
3 54 (22.31%) Maven
4 38 (15.70%) Artifactory
5 31 (12.81%) Selenium
6 27 (11.16%) Cucumber
7 24 (9.92%) Bitbucket
7 24 (9.92%) Eclipse
8 23 (9.50%) TeamCity
9 22 (9.09%) Ant
10 18 (7.44%) Gradle
10 18 (7.44%) Sonatype Nexus
11 11 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 10 (4.13%) JUnit
12 10 (4.13%) Vagrant
13 8 (3.31%) JMeter
13 8 (3.31%) NUnit
13 8 (3.31%) Subversion
14 7 (2.89%) GitLab
14 7 (2.89%) SonarQube
General
1 33 (13.64%) Finance
2 22 (9.09%) Banking
3 6 (2.48%) Back Office
4 5 (2.07%) Legal
5 4 (1.65%) Electronics
5 4 (1.65%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.65%) Marketing
5 4 (1.65%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.24%) Billing
6 3 (1.24%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.83%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 146 (60.33%) Developer
2 34 (14.05%) Java Developer
3 26 (10.74%) DevOps Engineer
4 17 (7.02%) Python Developer
5 16 (6.61%) Administrator
5 16 (6.61%) Full Stack Developer
6 15 (6.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 14 (5.79%) Senior Developer
8 11 (4.55%) .NET Developer
8 11 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
9 10 (4.13%) Automation Tester
9 10 (4.13%) Tester
10 9 (3.72%) React Developer
10 9 (3.72%) Software Developer
10 9 (3.72%) Web Developer
11 8 (3.31%) PHP Developer
11 8 (3.31%) Software Engineer
12 7 (2.89%) AWS Developer
12 7 (2.89%) Linux Administrator
12 7 (2.89%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (26.45%) HTML
2 59 (24.38%) CSS
3 43 (17.77%) REST
4 41 (16.94%) XML
5 38 (15.70%) Spring
5 38 (15.70%) Web Services
6 37 (15.29%) HTML5
7 32 (13.22%) React
8 28 (11.57%) .NET
8 28 (11.57%) SOAP
9 26 (10.74%) AngularJS
9 26 (10.74%) jQuery
10 22 (9.09%) CSS3
10 22 (9.09%) Hibernate
11 21 (8.68%) RESTful
12 20 (8.26%) LDAP
13 18 (7.44%) Elastic Stack
14 15 (6.20%) EJB
14 15 (6.20%) JSON
14 15 (6.20%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.26%) User Experience
2 11 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.72%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (2.89%) RIA
5 6 (2.48%) Data Structures
5 6 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (2.07%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.65%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.24%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.24%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.24%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.83%) Fintech
9 2 (0.83%) iPad
9 2 (0.83%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.83%) NHS
9 2 (0.83%) Web 2.0
9 2 (0.83%) Wiki
10 1 (0.41%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.41%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 88 (36.36%) Linux
2 51 (21.07%) Unix
3 32 (13.22%) CentOS
4 11 (4.55%) Windows
5 8 (3.31%) Ubuntu
6 6 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.65%) Android
8 3 (1.24%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.24%) Debian
9 2 (0.83%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.41%) VMS
10 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (56.20%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (24.38%) Continuous Integration
2 59 (24.38%) DevOps
3 45 (18.60%) TDD
4 44 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 39 (16.12%) Microservices
6 30 (12.40%) Scrum
7 29 (11.98%) Front End Development
8 28 (11.57%) MVC
8 28 (11.57%) Open Source
8 28 (11.57%) Unit Testing
9 26 (10.74%) BDD
9 26 (10.74%) Configuration Management
10 21 (8.68%) Web Development
11 18 (7.44%) Continuous Deployment
12 17 (7.02%) Refactoring
13 16 (6.61%) Continuous Delivery
13 16 (6.61%) Problem-Solving
14 15 (6.20%) Migration
14 15 (6.20%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 102 (42.15%) Java
2 76 (31.40%) JavaScript
3 66 (27.27%) Python
4 57 (23.55%) SQL
5 34 (14.05%) Ruby
6 27 (11.16%) C#
7 26 (10.74%) Groovy
8 23 (9.50%) Shell Script
9 21 (8.68%) Bash Shell
10 19 (7.85%) PHP
11 14 (5.79%) PL/SQL
12 13 (5.37%) Java 8
13 9 (3.72%) Scala
14 6 (2.48%) R
15 5 (2.07%) Perl
16 4 (1.65%) C++
17 3 (1.24%) C
17 3 (1.24%) ES6
17 3 (1.24%) TypeScript
18 2 (0.83%) ES7
Qualifications
1 53 (21.90%) Security Cleared
2 42 (17.36%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.83%) Degree
3 2 (0.83%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.41%) HND
4 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.13%) QA
2 3 (1.24%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.24%) GCP
2 3 (1.24%) GDPR
3 2 (0.83%) PMO
3 2 (0.83%) SLA
3 2 (0.83%) WCAG
4 1 (0.41%) MISRA
4 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 82 (33.88%) Docker
2 6 (2.48%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.65%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.83%) Ceph
4 2 (0.83%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.83%) Xen
5 1 (0.41%) Firmware
5 1 (0.41%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 72 (29.75%) Ansible
2 47 (19.42%) Puppet
3 20 (8.26%) Kubernetes
4 16 (6.61%) Nagios
5 8 (3.31%) Terraform
6 7 (2.89%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.24%) Grafana
7 3 (1.24%) SELinux
8 2 (0.83%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 2 (0.83%) FreeIPA
9 1 (0.41%) Bcfg2
9 1 (0.41%) Kibana
9 1 (0.41%) Packer
Vendors
1 28 (11.57%) Red Hat
2 17 (7.02%) Oracle
3 8 (3.31%) Microsoft
4 6 (2.48%) Atlassian
4 6 (2.48%) VMware
5 5 (2.07%) AppDynamics
5 5 (2.07%) hybris
5 5 (2.07%) Splunk
6 4 (1.65%) Apigee
6 4 (1.65%) CA
6 4 (1.65%) SAP
7 3 (1.24%) Google
7 3 (1.24%) New Relic
7 3 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.24%) SaltStack
7 3 (1.24%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.83%) Cisco
8 2 (0.83%) F5
8 2 (0.83%) Hortonworks
8 2 (0.83%) Zend