Period
to 23 October 2017

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 23 October 2017 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
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 43 60
Rank change year-on-year +12 +17 +24
Contract jobs citing Git (software) 5912 4729 3589
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.90% 4.49% 3.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 32.04% 27.27% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4201 3250 2551
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £320 £313 £290
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £418 £385
% change year-on-year +1.80% +8.44% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 19 34
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +3.23% -12.43%
10th Percentile £31.25 £26.62 £17.75
90th Percentile £56.55 £48.45 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year +12.50% +3.23% -24.76%

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 18453 17339 15954
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.42% 16.45% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12795 11734 10551
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 252 315
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £39.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +4.14% +4.15%
10th Percentile £30.40 £24.00 £24.34
90th Percentile £63.13 £53.75 £49.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

Git (software)
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Git (software) in the UK

Git (software)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Git (software) in the UK

Git (software)
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Git (software) over the 6 months to 23 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Git (software) in the UK

Git (software)
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Git (software) in the UK

Git (software)
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Git (software) over the 6 months to 23 October 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Git (software) in the UK

Git (software)
Top 17 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 23 October 2017. 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 +9 5514 £450 +1.69% 728
UK excluding London +17 2934 £425 +1.80% 458
London +5 2892 £500 +11.11% 304
South East +20 978 £425 - 97
North of England +17 730 £425 +1.19% 155
Midlands +12 413 £425 -1.16% 64
Yorkshire +22 355 £429 +0.88% 69
North West +21 336 £425 +3.66% 75
Scotland +70 256 £400 +6.67% 24
East of England +5 252 £403 +7.33% 61
South West +14 232 £413 +10.00% 47
West Midlands +22 230 £470 +5.44% 27
East Midlands +2 183 £375 -9.64% 37
Wales +29 77 £475 +2.70% 10
North East +26 57 £475 +17.28% 11
Channel Islands - 6 - -
Northern Ireland -52 2 - -

For the 6 months to 23 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Git (software) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Git (software).

1 3418 (57.81%) Agile Software Development
2 2491 (42.13%) Java
3 2417 (40.88%) JavaScript
4 2172 (36.74%) Jenkins
5 2049 (34.66%) HTML
6 1951 (33.00%) CSS
7 1830 (30.95%) Linux
8 1781 (30.13%) TDD
9 1681 (28.43%) Continuous Integration
10 1511 (25.56%) DevOps
11 1471 (24.88%) Scrum
12 1340 (22.67%) Test Automation
13 1286 (21.75%) JIRA
14 1272 (21.52%) Python
15 1182 (19.99%) SQL
16 1122 (18.98%) RESTful
17 1118 (18.91%) HTML5
18 1094 (18.50%) AngularJS
19 1089 (18.42%) Amazon AWS
20 1084 (18.34%) Web Services
21 1035 (17.51%) Docker
22 989 (16.73%) REST
23 985 (16.66%) Node.js
24 977 (16.53%) Spring
25 959 (16.22%) Subversion
26 951 (16.09%) Finance
27 946 (16.00%) BDD
28 884 (14.95%) Maven
29 843 (14.26%) CSS3
30 775 (13.11%) Ansible

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
1 672 (11.37%) Confluence
2 342 (5.78%) Apache
3 264 (4.47%) Tomcat
4 220 (3.72%) Elasticsearch
5 197 (3.33%) JBoss
6 184 (3.11%) nginx
7 179 (3.03%) CMS
8 175 (2.96%) Apache Spark
9 142 (2.40%) OpenStack
10 139 (2.35%) Drupal
11 110 (1.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 108 (1.83%) WebSphere
13 96 (1.62%) Apache Solr
14 89 (1.51%) IIS
15 81 (1.37%) WebLogic
16 78 (1.32%) WordPress
17 63 (1.07%) SharePoint
18 61 (1.03%) WildFly
19 56 (0.95%) Cloud Foundry
20 33 (0.56%) Mule
Applications
1 93 (1.57%) Photoshop
2 51 (0.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 32 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
4 12 (0.20%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (0.15%) Doxygen
7 8 (0.14%) GIMP
7 8 (0.14%) HipChat
7 8 (0.14%) Microsoft Office
7 8 (0.14%) Pipeline Pilot
8 7 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
9 5 (0.085%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 4 (0.068%) Stata
11 3 (0.051%) InVision
11 3 (0.051%) OmniGraffle
12 2 (0.034%) Fireworks
12 2 (0.034%) InDesign
12 2 (0.034%) Simulink
13 1 (0.017%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.017%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 92 (1.56%) Magento
2 55 (0.93%) Payment Gateway
3 21 (0.36%) SAP Hybris
4 16 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
5 10 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
6 9 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
7 7 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
8 5 (0.085%) Kondor
9 4 (0.068%) Eloqua
9 4 (0.068%) RMDS
9 4 (0.068%) SDL Web 8
9 4 (0.068%) Shopify
9 4 (0.068%) WebTrends
10 3 (0.051%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 3 (0.051%) SAP CRM
11 2 (0.034%) MetaTrader
11 2 (0.034%) OpenText Process Suite
12 1 (0.017%) IntelliMatch
12 1 (0.017%) Sage X3
12 1 (0.017%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 1089 (18.42%) Amazon AWS
2 451 (7.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 379 (6.41%) GitHub
4 191 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
5 184 (3.11%) npm
6 166 (2.81%) PaaS
7 140 (2.37%) Serverless
8 115 (1.95%) Amazon S3
9 107 (1.81%) AWS CloudFormation
10 105 (1.78%) IaaS
11 97 (1.64%) OpenShift
12 89 (1.51%) Slack
13 84 (1.42%) AWS Lambda
14 83 (1.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 81 (1.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 72 (1.22%) SaaS
17 55 (0.93%) Amazon ELB
18 53 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
19 49 (0.83%) Route 53
20 43 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 444 (7.51%) HTTP
2 197 (3.33%) TCP/IP
3 163 (2.76%) DNS
4 159 (2.69%) SSL
5 135 (2.28%) Firewall
6 87 (1.47%) Internet
7 74 (1.25%) LDAP
8 46 (0.78%) SMS
9 38 (0.64%) VPN
10 36 (0.61%) Bluetooth
11 33 (0.56%) LAN
12 32 (0.54%) WAN
13 31 (0.52%) SSH
14 26 (0.44%) Network Security
15 24 (0.41%) OpenLDAP
16 22 (0.37%) DHCP
17 21 (0.36%) AMQP
17 21 (0.36%) DSL
18 18 (0.30%) HTTPS
18 18 (0.30%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 709 (11.99%) MongoDB
2 677 (11.45%) MySQL
3 614 (10.39%) NoSQL
4 557 (9.42%) Relational Database
5 516 (8.73%) SQL Server
6 412 (6.97%) PostgreSQL
7 272 (4.60%) Big Data
8 269 (4.55%) Hadoop
9 185 (3.13%) RDBMS
10 162 (2.74%) Redis
11 146 (2.47%) Apache Cassandra
12 111 (1.88%) Amazon RDS
13 91 (1.54%) HBase
14 89 (1.51%) Oracle Database
15 82 (1.39%) Apache Hive
16 68 (1.15%) DB2
17 56 (0.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 44 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
18 44 (0.74%) SQL Server 2016
19 40 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2172 (36.74%) Jenkins
2 1286 (21.75%) JIRA
3 959 (16.22%) Subversion
4 884 (14.95%) Maven
5 548 (9.27%) JUnit
6 452 (7.65%) Selenium
7 443 (7.49%) Cucumber
8 437 (7.39%) TeamCity
9 392 (6.63%) gulp
10 351 (5.94%) Grunt
11 311 (5.26%) Gradle
12 291 (4.92%) Bitbucket
13 283 (4.79%) Team Foundation Server
14 276 (4.67%) Sonatype Nexus
15 273 (4.62%) Mockito
16 220 (3.72%) Vagrant
17 218 (3.69%) Jasmine
18 203 (3.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 201 (3.40%) IntelliJ
20 190 (3.21%) Eclipse
General
1 951 (16.09%) Finance
2 500 (8.46%) Banking
3 234 (3.96%) Retail
4 191 (3.23%) Marketing
5 134 (2.27%) Telecoms
6 126 (2.13%) Investment Banking
7 101 (1.71%) Games
8 100 (1.69%) Front Office
9 99 (1.67%) Electronics
10 97 (1.64%) Manufacturing
11 57 (0.96%) Financial Institution
12 41 (0.69%) Publishing
13 38 (0.64%) Retail Banking
14 34 (0.58%) Advertising
15 26 (0.44%) Law
16 21 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
17 20 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
18 18 (0.30%) Back Office
19 12 (0.20%) Legal
20 11 (0.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3879 (65.61%) Developer
2 1181 (19.98%) Java Developer
3 747 (12.64%) DevOps Engineer
4 492 (8.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 476 (8.05%) JavaScript Developer
6 446 (7.54%) Senior Developer
7 283 (4.79%) .NET Developer
8 270 (4.57%) Full Stack Developer
9 240 (4.06%) C# Developer
10 234 (3.96%) HTML Developer
11 203 (3.43%) PHP Developer
12 201 (3.40%) Angular Developer
13 185 (3.13%) Node.js Developer
14 175 (2.96%) AWS Engineer
14 175 (2.96%) Web Developer
15 174 (2.94%) Software Engineer
16 167 (2.82%) Python Developer
17 162 (2.74%) Agile Developer
18 161 (2.72%) UI Developer
19 158 (2.67%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2049 (34.66%) HTML
2 1951 (33.00%) CSS
3 1122 (18.98%) RESTful
4 1118 (18.91%) HTML5
5 1094 (18.50%) AngularJS
6 1084 (18.34%) Web Services
7 989 (16.73%) REST
8 985 (16.66%) Node.js
9 977 (16.53%) Spring
10 843 (14.26%) CSS3
11 764 (12.92%) JSON
12 735 (12.43%) jQuery
13 719 (12.16%) React
14 658 (11.13%) .NET
15 526 (8.90%) Sass
16 476 (8.05%) SOAP
17 465 (7.87%) XML
18 363 (6.14%) Hibernate
19 356 (6.02%) Spring Boot
20 294 (4.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 409 (6.92%) User Experience
2 260 (4.40%) Greenfield Project
3 241 (4.08%) Computer Science
4 224 (3.79%) Mobile App
5 202 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
6 142 (2.40%) Linux Command Line
7 118 (2.00%) Algorithms
7 118 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
8 116 (1.96%) Data Structures
9 100 (1.69%) Fintech
10 92 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 84 (1.42%) Virtual Team
12 80 (1.35%) Public Cloud
13 77 (1.30%) iPad
14 52 (0.88%) Derivative
15 45 (0.76%) Data Centre
16 42 (0.71%) Management Information System
17 38 (0.64%) Social Media
18 36 (0.61%) Clustering
18 36 (0.61%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1830 (30.95%) Linux
2 718 (12.14%) Unix
3 449 (7.59%) Windows
4 356 (6.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 269 (4.55%) Android
6 193 (3.26%) Apple iOS
7 171 (2.89%) CentOS
8 147 (2.49%) Mac OS X
9 129 (2.18%) Ubuntu
10 108 (1.83%) Windows Server
11 54 (0.91%) VMS
12 47 (0.79%) Solaris
13 42 (0.71%) Debian
14 39 (0.66%) Mac OS
15 24 (0.41%) CoreOS
16 21 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
17 19 (0.32%) Windows 10
18 14 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
19 12 (0.20%) AIX
20 11 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3418 (57.81%) Agile Software Development
2 1781 (30.13%) TDD
3 1681 (28.43%) Continuous Integration
4 1511 (25.56%) DevOps
5 1471 (24.88%) Scrum
6 1340 (22.67%) Test Automation
7 946 (16.00%) BDD
8 769 (13.01%) MVC
9 766 (12.96%) Microservices
10 760 (12.86%) Configuration Management
11 674 (11.40%) OO
12 672 (11.37%) Front End Development
13 624 (10.55%) Open Source
14 595 (10.06%) Web Development
15 581 (9.83%) Software Engineering
16 548 (9.27%) Kanban
17 522 (8.83%) Unit Testing
18 479 (8.10%) Continuous Delivery
19 393 (6.65%) SOA
20 372 (6.29%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2491 (42.13%) Java
2 2417 (40.88%) JavaScript
3 1272 (21.52%) Python
4 1182 (19.99%) SQL
5 743 (12.57%) C#
6 530 (8.96%) Bash Shell
7 510 (8.63%) PHP
8 506 (8.56%) Ruby
9 329 (5.56%) Scala
10 281 (4.75%) Perl
11 221 (3.74%) PowerShell
12 219 (3.70%) Shell Script
13 198 (3.35%) Groovy
14 187 (3.16%) ES6
15 183 (3.10%) TypeScript
16 157 (2.66%) C++
17 118 (2.00%) Apple Swift
18 117 (1.98%) Go
19 113 (1.91%) C
20 96 (1.62%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 472 (7.98%) Security Cleared
2 365 (6.17%) SC Cleared
3 314 (5.31%) Degree
4 146 (2.47%) Computer Science Degree
5 61 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
6 30 (0.51%) AWS Certification
7 23 (0.39%) DV Cleared
8 18 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (0.25%) Master's Degree
10 14 (0.24%) CISSP
11 13 (0.22%) ISTQB
11 13 (0.22%) PhD
12 12 (0.20%) CEH
12 12 (0.20%) SANS
13 11 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
14 9 (0.15%) BC Cleared
14 9 (0.15%) ISEB
14 9 (0.15%) MCSE
15 7 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (0.12%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 431 (7.29%) QA
2 40 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
3 37 (0.63%) WCAG
4 27 (0.46%) PCI DSS
5 19 (0.32%) MiFID
6 17 (0.29%) GDPR
7 15 (0.25%) Data Quality
7 15 (0.25%) WAI
8 11 (0.19%) GCP
9 10 (0.17%) EMIR
10 9 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
11 7 (0.12%) SLA
12 3 (0.051%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.034%) DO-254
13 2 (0.034%) FATCA
14 1 (0.017%) DO-178B
14 1 (0.017%) GxP
14 1 (0.017%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 1 (0.017%) MISRA
14 1 (0.017%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1035 (17.51%) Docker
2 94 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (1.22%) Active Directory
4 46 (0.78%) HDFS
5 39 (0.66%) KVM
5 39 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
6 32 (0.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 31 (0.52%) Apache Flume
7 31 (0.52%) vCloud
8 30 (0.51%) Xen
9 19 (0.32%) LXC
9 19 (0.32%) vSphere
10 18 (0.30%) Varnish
11 17 (0.29%) Squid
11 17 (0.29%) VirtualBox
12 14 (0.24%) Hyper-V
12 14 (0.24%) NFS
12 14 (0.24%) Postfix
13 13 (0.22%) Samba
14 12 (0.20%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 775 (13.11%) Ansible
2 772 (13.06%) Puppet
3 410 (6.94%) Opscode Chef
4 296 (5.01%) Terraform
5 293 (4.96%) Kubernetes
6 110 (1.86%) Kibana
7 101 (1.71%) logstash
8 92 (1.56%) ZABBIX
9 83 (1.40%) Nagios
10 72 (1.22%) Grafana
11 53 (0.90%) Graphite
12 52 (0.88%) Prometheus
13 49 (0.83%) Salt
14 47 (0.79%) Rancher
15 40 (0.68%) Packer
16 38 (0.64%) HAProxy
17 28 (0.47%) Docker Swarm
17 28 (0.47%) Oozie
18 26 (0.44%) Sysdig
19 25 (0.42%) Mesos
Vendors
1 543 (9.18%) Oracle
2 328 (5.55%) Microsoft
3 312 (5.28%) Red Hat
4 203 (3.43%) Atlassian
5 195 (3.30%) VMware
6 178 (3.01%) Google
7 140 (2.37%) SAP
8 132 (2.23%) IBM
9 117 (1.98%) Adobe
10 113 (1.91%) Splunk
11 93 (1.57%) Perforce
12 76 (1.29%) New Relic
13 66 (1.12%) TIBCO
14 65 (1.10%) MuleSoft
15 61 (1.03%) hybris
15 61 (1.03%) Sybase
16 53 (0.90%) WSO2
17 47 (0.79%) SaltStack
17 47 (0.79%) Xamarin
18 45 (0.76%) Salesforce.com