Period
to 17 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 January 2022 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
6 months to
17 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 43 34 46
Rank change year-on-year -9 +12 -15
Contract jobs citing Git (software) 4,563 2,194 3,622
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 5.27% 5.47% 4.97%
As % of the Development Applications category 29.49% 31.44% 29.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,159 1,524 2,416
10th Percentile £400 £315 £348
25th Percentile £450 £400 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £540 £495 £500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% -1.00% +1.01%
75th Percentile £638 £588 £575
90th Percentile £719 £648 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £493 £428 £450
% change year-on-year +15.19% -4.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 21 27
10th Percentile £29.85 £40.00 £23.51
25th Percentile £41.88 £41.25 £41.14
Median hourly rate £60.00 £55.00 £47.50
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +15.79% +5.56%
75th Percentile £67.80 £60.00 £53.75
90th Percentile £73.20 £61.25 £69.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £56.00 £57.50 £47.00
% change year-on-year -2.61% +22.34% +6.82%

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 with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 15,471 6,979 12,429
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.88% 17.40% 17.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,832 4,831 8,440
10th Percentile £381 £320 £325
25th Percentile £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £538 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +13.16% - -
75th Percentile £638 £563 £575
90th Percentile £713 £638 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £437 £450
% change year-on-year +8.70% -2.89% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 207 156 159
10th Percentile £35.85 £30.00 £16.20
25th Percentile £39.75 £40.00 £23.13
Median hourly rate £53.00 £45.00 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +17.78% - +2.27%
75th Percentile £64.56 £53.75 £52.50
90th Percentile £75.00 £60.50 £68.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +22.22% +5.88% -3.41%

Git (software)
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Git (software) in the UK

Git (software)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Daily rate trend for Git (software) in the UK

Git (software)
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Git (software) over the 6 months to 17 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Git (software) in the UK

Git (software)
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Hourly rate trend for Git (software) in the UK

Git (software)
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Git (software) over the 6 months to 17 January 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Git (software) in the UK

Git (software)
Top 18 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 17 January 2022. 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
England -7 3,624 £550 +11.11% 1,392
London -4 2,068 £600 +14.29% 511
Work from Home -7 1,504 £525 +4.74% 312
UK excluding London 0 1,462 £493 +15.19% 969
South East +30 346 £500 +14.29% 194
North of England -22 305 £493 +9.44% 293
South West +21 222 £493 +15.94% 122
Midlands -4 219 £513 +22.98% 165
North West -1 189 £475 +10.08% 148
Scotland +4 178 £475 +13.10% 65
East of England -4 152 £495 +10.00% 93
West Midlands -12 152 £520 +23.81% 111
Yorkshire -25 110 £525 +16.67% 111
East Midlands -11 56 £495 +23.75% 53
Wales -22 35 £463 +16.72% 28
North East -13 16 £488 +5.41% 34
Northern Ireland -1 11 £475 +22.74% 10
Isle of Man - 1 £350 -

For the 6 months to 17 January 2022, 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 with a requirement for Git (software).

1 2,225 (48.76%) Agile Software Development
2 1,787 (39.16%) Jenkins
3 1,704 (37.34%) DevOps
4 1,532 (33.57%) Java
5 1,357 (29.74%) JavaScript
6 1,352 (29.63%) Azure
7 1,330 (29.15%) Python
8 1,262 (27.66%) AWS
9 1,218 (26.69%) SQL
10 1,167 (25.58%) Docker
11 1,050 (23.01%) JIRA
12 1,016 (22.27%) Linux
13 988 (21.65%) Kubernetes
14 920 (20.16%) Test Automation
15 893 (19.57%) Microservices
16 836 (18.32%) TDD
17 830 (18.19%) HTML
18 821 (17.99%) CSS
19 815 (17.86%) Scrum
20 786 (17.23%) Social Skills
21 753 (16.50%) C#
22 730 (16.00%) Finance
23 704 (15.43%) .NET
23 704 (15.43%) Terraform
24 698 (15.30%) Ansible
25 686 (15.03%) Software Engineering
26 680 (14.90%) React
27 679 (14.88%) Spring
28 661 (14.49%) Continuous Integration
29 638 (13.98%) REST

Git (software)
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 471 (10.32%) Confluence
2 219 (4.80%) Apache Spark
3 184 (4.03%) Apache
4 129 (2.83%) Elasticsearch
5 97 (2.13%) CMS
6 96 (2.10%) Tomcat
7 81 (1.78%) SharePoint
8 78 (1.71%) nginx
9 65 (1.42%) Apache Airflow
10 53 (1.16%) JBoss
11 49 (1.07%) WebLogic
12 47 (1.03%) IIS
13 37 (0.81%) SAS
14 32 (0.70%) Cloud Foundry
15 31 (0.68%) OpenStack
16 26 (0.57%) Headless CMS
17 24 (0.53%) WordPress
18 23 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
18 23 (0.50%) WebSphere
19 21 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 33 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
1 33 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
3 10 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.15%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.15%) Photoshop
5 6 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.11%) FrameMaker
6 5 (0.11%) InDesign
6 5 (0.11%) Zeplin
7 4 (0.088%) Adobe XD
7 4 (0.088%) InVision
8 3 (0.066%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.066%) Sketch
9 2 (0.044%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.044%) Notepad++
10 1 (0.022%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.022%) GIMP
10 1 (0.022%) NUKE
10 1 (0.022%) PlantUML
Business Applications
1 25 (0.55%) SunGard Martini
2 20 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 19 (0.42%) Magento
4 11 (0.24%) Shopify
5 10 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
5 10 (0.22%) SAP FI-CA
5 10 (0.22%) SAP PSCD
6 8 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
7 6 (0.13%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 4 (0.088%) NetSuite
8 4 (0.088%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.066%) Markit EDM
9 3 (0.066%) Oracle Cash Management
9 3 (0.066%) WebTrends
10 2 (0.044%) Adobe Campaign
10 2 (0.044%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (0.044%) Infor M3
10 2 (0.044%) Payment Gateway
10 2 (0.044%) SAP ERP
11 1 (0.022%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1,352 (29.63%) Azure
2 1,262 (27.66%) AWS
3 528 (11.57%) GitHub
4 320 (7.01%) Serverless
5 312 (6.84%) GCP
6 196 (4.30%) AWS Lambda
7 194 (4.25%) PaaS
8 187 (4.10%) Amazon S3
9 173 (3.79%) AWS CloudFormation
10 155 (3.40%) IaaS
11 153 (3.35%) OpenShift
12 139 (3.05%) SaaS
13 132 (2.89%) Power Platform
14 96 (2.10%) Azure Data Factory
15 91 (1.99%) Amazon SQS
16 86 (1.88%) Amazon EC2
17 82 (1.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 79 (1.73%) npm
19 72 (1.58%) Azure Functions
20 67 (1.47%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 154 (3.37%) HTTP
2 106 (2.32%) DNS
3 91 (1.99%) TCP/IP
4 87 (1.91%) Firewall
5 64 (1.40%) Internet
6 50 (1.10%) SSL
7 25 (0.55%) FTP
8 21 (0.46%) VPN
9 19 (0.42%) Kerberos
9 19 (0.42%) Multicast
10 18 (0.39%) Ethernet
11 16 (0.35%) Network Security
12 15 (0.33%) WAN
13 13 (0.28%) DHCP
13 13 (0.28%) SSH
13 13 (0.28%) VLAN
14 11 (0.24%) Wireless
15 10 (0.22%) HTTPS
15 10 (0.22%) SAN
16 9 (0.20%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 480 (10.52%) SQL Server
2 407 (8.92%) NoSQL
3 359 (7.87%) MongoDB
4 353 (7.74%) PostgreSQL
5 352 (7.71%) MySQL
6 303 (6.64%) Relational Database
7 207 (4.54%) Big Data
8 143 (3.13%) Hadoop
9 138 (3.02%) Oracle Database
10 124 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
11 112 (2.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 110 (2.41%) Power BI
13 98 (2.15%) Data Lake
14 96 (2.10%) Apache Hive
15 87 (1.91%) Amazon RDS
16 86 (1.88%) Apache Cassandra
17 84 (1.84%) RDBMS
18 79 (1.73%) Redis
19 72 (1.58%) Azure SQL Database
20 54 (1.18%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 1,787 (39.16%) Jenkins
2 1,050 (23.01%) JIRA
3 558 (12.23%) Maven
4 470 (10.30%) Bitbucket
5 422 (9.25%) GitLab
6 295 (6.47%) Subversion
7 291 (6.38%) TeamCity
8 286 (6.27%) Selenium
9 269 (5.90%) Cucumber
10 246 (5.39%) SonarQube
11 238 (5.22%) Sonatype Nexus
12 234 (5.13%) JUnit
13 227 (4.97%) Artifactory
14 191 (4.19%) Visual Studio
15 183 (4.01%) Postman
16 134 (2.94%) Gradle
17 116 (2.54%) Mockito
18 113 (2.48%) webpack
19 101 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
20 99 (2.17%) Cypress.io
General
1 786 (17.23%) Social Skills
2 730 (16.00%) Finance
3 422 (9.25%) Banking
4 349 (7.65%) Public Sector
5 289 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
6 192 (4.21%) Investment Banking
7 119 (2.61%) Retail
8 116 (2.54%) Front Office
9 87 (1.91%) Marketing
10 80 (1.75%) Presentation Skills
11 69 (1.51%) Games
12 62 (1.36%) Telecoms
13 52 (1.14%) Documentation Skills
14 51 (1.12%) Publishing
15 49 (1.07%) Financial Institution
16 35 (0.77%) Manufacturing
17 34 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
18 33 (0.72%) Legal
19 31 (0.68%) Electronics
20 27 (0.59%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2,394 (52.47%) Developer
2 555 (12.16%) Java Developer
3 514 (11.26%) DevOps Engineer
4 333 (7.30%) Senior Developer
5 244 (5.35%) Full Stack Developer
6 237 (5.19%) Data Engineer
7 232 (5.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 228 (5.00%) Software Engineer
9 215 (4.71%) .NET Developer
10 192 (4.21%) React Developer
11 178 (3.90%) AWS Engineer
12 167 (3.66%) Azure Engineer
13 140 (3.07%) Python Developer
14 128 (2.81%) C# Developer
15 127 (2.78%) Senior Java Developer
16 118 (2.59%) Architect
16 118 (2.59%) Cloud Engineer
17 111 (2.43%) AWS DevOps
18 104 (2.28%) JavaScript Developer
18 104 (2.28%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 830 (18.19%) HTML
2 821 (17.99%) CSS
3 704 (15.43%) .NET
4 680 (14.90%) React
5 679 (14.88%) Spring
6 638 (13.98%) REST
7 585 (12.82%) Node.js
8 545 (11.94%) RESTful
9 490 (10.74%) AngularJS
10 472 (10.34%) Spring Boot
11 415 (9.09%) JSON
12 363 (7.96%) Web Services
13 356 (7.80%) HTML5
14 323 (7.08%) Kafka
15 296 (6.49%) XML
16 274 (6.00%) .NET Framework
17 271 (5.94%) Sass
18 254 (5.57%) .NET Core
19 210 (4.60%) CSS3
20 203 (4.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 246 (5.39%) User Experience
2 146 (3.20%) Mobile App
3 137 (3.00%) Self-Motivation
4 135 (2.96%) Data Structures
5 132 (2.89%) Cloud Native
6 131 (2.87%) Greenfield Project
7 118 (2.59%) Algorithms
8 105 (2.30%) Data Protection Act
9 103 (2.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 103 (2.26%) Public Cloud
10 81 (1.78%) Linux Command Line
11 74 (1.62%) Derivative
12 69 (1.51%) Virtual Team
13 52 (1.14%) iPad
14 49 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
15 46 (1.01%) Data Centre
15 46 (1.01%) Management Information System
16 44 (0.96%) Client/Server
17 41 (0.90%) Legacy Systems
18 39 (0.85%) Legacy Code
Operating Systems
1 1,016 (22.27%) Linux
2 496 (10.87%) Windows
3 402 (8.81%) Unix
4 181 (3.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 104 (2.28%) Android
6 101 (2.21%) Apple iOS
7 86 (1.88%) Windows Server
8 69 (1.51%) CentOS
9 48 (1.05%) Ubuntu
10 34 (0.75%) Mac OS X
11 28 (0.61%) Windows 10
12 27 (0.59%) Solaris
13 17 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (0.26%) Mac OS
15 10 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
16 8 (0.18%) Fedora
16 8 (0.18%) VMS
16 8 (0.18%) Windows Server 2019
17 7 (0.15%) AIX
17 7 (0.15%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,225 (48.76%) Agile Software Development
2 1,704 (37.34%) DevOps
3 920 (20.16%) Test Automation
4 893 (19.57%) Microservices
5 836 (18.32%) TDD
6 815 (17.86%) Scrum
7 686 (15.03%) Software Engineering
8 661 (14.49%) Continuous Integration
9 479 (10.50%) BDD
10 473 (10.37%) Problem-Solving
11 450 (9.86%) Full Stack Development
12 448 (9.82%) Unit Testing
13 396 (8.68%) OO
14 347 (7.60%) Analytics
15 341 (7.47%) Front End Development
16 325 (7.12%) Infrastructure as Code
17 303 (6.64%) Configuration Management
18 266 (5.83%) MVC
19 258 (5.65%) Data Modelling
20 257 (5.63%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1,532 (33.57%) Java
2 1,357 (29.74%) JavaScript
3 1,330 (29.15%) Python
4 1,218 (26.69%) SQL
5 753 (16.50%) C#
6 511 (11.20%) TypeScript
7 440 (9.64%) Bash
8 382 (8.37%) PowerShell
9 333 (7.30%) Java 8
10 249 (5.46%) Scala
11 224 (4.91%) C++
12 219 (4.80%) Shell Script
13 171 (3.75%) Ruby
14 166 (3.64%) PHP
15 165 (3.62%) Go
16 151 (3.31%) PL/SQL
17 118 (2.59%) ES6
18 116 (2.54%) Groovy
19 115 (2.52%) Java 11
20 95 (2.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 543 (11.90%) Security Cleared
2 426 (9.34%) SC Cleared
3 239 (5.24%) Degree
4 102 (2.24%) DV Cleared
5 87 (1.91%) BPSS Clearance
6 62 (1.36%) Computer Science Degree
7 56 (1.23%) AWS Certification
8 30 (0.66%) ISEB
9 29 (0.64%) ISTQB
10 20 (0.44%) Numerate Degree
11 18 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 17 (0.37%) Master's Degree
13 16 (0.35%) PhD
14 12 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
15 9 (0.20%) MCSE
16 8 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
16 8 (0.18%) DBS Check
17 7 (0.15%) CEH
17 7 (0.15%) RHCE
17 7 (0.15%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 251 (5.50%) QA
2 171 (3.75%) Accessibility
3 51 (1.12%) GDPR
4 40 (0.88%) Data Quality
5 36 (0.79%) WCAG
6 16 (0.35%) NCSC
7 15 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
8 13 (0.28%) SLA
9 11 (0.24%) NIST
10 10 (0.22%) PCI DSS
11 9 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 4 (0.088%) GLBA
12 4 (0.088%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 4 (0.088%) JTAG
13 2 (0.044%) HIPAA
13 2 (0.044%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.044%) RMADS
13 2 (0.044%) SNOMED CT
14 1 (0.022%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 1 (0.022%) IFRS
System Software
1 1,167 (25.58%) Docker
2 110 (2.41%) Active Directory
3 70 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 57 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
5 50 (1.10%) HDFS
6 15 (0.33%) vSphere
7 12 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 11 (0.24%) VMware NSX
9 10 (0.22%) Apache Flume
9 10 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
10 9 (0.20%) NFS
11 7 (0.15%) LXC
11 7 (0.15%) Samba
12 6 (0.13%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 6 (0.13%) KVM
12 6 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (0.13%) VirtualBox
13 4 (0.088%) Ceph
13 4 (0.088%) iptables
Systems Management
1 988 (21.65%) Kubernetes
2 704 (15.43%) Terraform
3 698 (15.30%) Ansible
4 231 (5.06%) Puppet
5 133 (2.91%) Grafana
6 125 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
7 115 (2.52%) Prometheus
8 105 (2.30%) Kibana
9 74 (1.62%) Packer
10 71 (1.56%) Istio
11 50 (1.10%) BladeLogic
12 48 (1.05%) logstash
13 36 (0.79%) Consul
14 34 (0.75%) ZABBIX
15 33 (0.72%) Nagios
16 31 (0.68%) ITRS Geneos
17 27 (0.59%) Docker Swarm
18 23 (0.50%) Single Sign-On
19 20 (0.44%) HAProxy
20 19 (0.42%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 489 (10.72%) Microsoft
2 488 (10.69%) Oracle
3 190 (4.16%) Google
4 163 (3.57%) Splunk
5 137 (3.00%) Red Hat
6 126 (2.76%) Databricks
7 100 (2.19%) VMware
8 92 (2.02%) SAP
9 82 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
10 71 (1.56%) Cloudera
10 71 (1.56%) Informatica
11 68 (1.49%) Atlassian
12 57 (1.25%) IBM
13 50 (1.10%) AppDynamics
14 48 (1.05%) TIBCO
15 40 (0.88%) Hortonworks
15 40 (0.88%) MuleSoft
16 39 (0.85%) Adobe
17 36 (0.79%) Talend
18 35 (0.77%) New Relic