Period
to 19 January 2020

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 19 January 2020 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
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 44 30 33
Rank change year-on-year -14 +3 +10
Contract jobs citing Git (software) 3,568 6,568 6,002
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.98% 6.65% 5.99%
As % of the Development Applications category 29.24% 30.95% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,346 4,425 4,315
UK median daily rate £500 £490 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £346 £348 £335
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 33 36
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.56% +11.80%
10th Percentile £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
90th Percentile £62.50 £53.75 £62.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +12.50%

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 with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 12,204 21,220 18,606
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.02% 21.49% 18.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,085 14,465 13,051
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £453
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.97% +6.47%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £645 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £415
% change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 251 235
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.30% - +6.10%
10th Percentile £16.50 £32.50 £29.00
90th Percentile £68.88 £55.00 £63.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £43.63 £44.00
% change year-on-year -6.02% -0.85% +8.64%

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 19 January 2020.

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 19 January 2020.

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 19 January 2020. 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 -17 3,288 £500 - 1,808
UK excluding London -12 1,812 £450 - 1,353
London -7 1,678 £538 +2.38% 590
North of England -10 444 £435 -3.33% 378
South East -21 438 £450 -3.23% 331
South West -10 281 £431 -4.17% 169
Midlands -12 244 £466 +3.61% 203
Yorkshire +3 208 £475 +5.56% 136
East of England +2 186 £450 - 138
Scotland -1 180 £500 +21.21% 85
West Midlands -6 180 £475 +5.56% 104
North West -23 170 £425 - 187
North East -3 71 £400 -17.53% 55
East Midlands -26 64 £325 -19.65% 99
Wales -25 33 £450 +12.50% 45
Northern Ireland -10 5 £430 +7.50% 5
Channel Islands -6 2 - -

For the 6 months to 19 January 2020, 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 2,075 (58.16%) Agile Software Development
2 1,337 (37.47%) Jenkins
3 1,235 (34.61%) JavaScript
4 1,206 (33.80%) DevOps
5 1,179 (33.04%) Java
6 994 (27.86%) CSS
7 991 (27.77%) HTML
8 982 (27.52%) Python
9 946 (26.51%) Linux
10 926 (25.95%) Scrum
11 883 (24.75%) AWS
12 881 (24.69%) TDD
13 854 (23.93%) Docker
14 823 (23.07%) Continuous Integration
15 805 (22.56%) JIRA
15 805 (22.56%) SQL
16 772 (21.64%) Azure
17 698 (19.56%) Test Automation
18 646 (18.11%) Microservices
19 645 (18.08%) C#
20 612 (17.15%) AngularJS
21 570 (15.98%) .NET
22 546 (15.30%) Web Services
23 527 (14.77%) Spring
24 526 (14.74%) Node.js
25 517 (14.49%) RESTful
26 516 (14.46%) React
27 509 (14.27%) Ansible
28 508 (14.24%) REST
29 490 (13.73%) Kubernetes

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
1 357 (10.01%) Confluence
2 185 (5.18%) Apache
3 148 (4.15%) Apache Spark
4 128 (3.59%) Elasticsearch
5 111 (3.11%) Tomcat
6 95 (2.66%) nginx
7 86 (2.41%) CMS
8 70 (1.96%) WebLogic
9 55 (1.54%) JBoss
10 52 (1.46%) WebSphere
11 42 (1.18%) Cloud Foundry
12 37 (1.04%) Drupal
12 37 (1.04%) IIS
13 36 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 33 (0.92%) SharePoint
15 30 (0.84%) OpenStack
16 27 (0.76%) Jupyter
17 24 (0.67%) Mule
18 21 (0.59%) WordPress
19 20 (0.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 33 (0.92%) Photoshop
2 29 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
4 17 (0.48%) Sketch
5 12 (0.34%) Zeplin
6 11 (0.31%) GIMP
7 10 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 7 (0.20%) Figma
8 7 (0.20%) InVision
9 6 (0.17%) Chatbot
9 6 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
9 6 (0.17%) MS Visio
10 5 (0.14%) Stata
11 4 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
12 3 (0.084%) Edge Animate
13 2 (0.056%) Marvel
14 1 (0.028%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 1 (0.028%) Gliffy
14 1 (0.028%) HipChat
14 1 (0.028%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 33 (0.92%) Magento
2 21 (0.59%) BusinessWorks
3 14 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 11 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
5 10 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
6 9 (0.25%) FINCAD Analytics
7 8 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
8 6 (0.17%) Shopify
9 5 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
9 5 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
10 4 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
10 4 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
10 4 (0.11%) Temenos T24
11 3 (0.084%) R3 Corda
11 3 (0.084%) SAP Hybris
11 3 (0.084%) Visualfiles
12 2 (0.056%) Adobe Campaign
12 2 (0.056%) Oracle Applications
12 2 (0.056%) Sentinel
12 2 (0.056%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 883 (24.75%) AWS
2 772 (21.64%) Azure
3 440 (12.33%) GitHub
4 232 (6.50%) Amazon EC2
5 199 (5.58%) Serverless
6 153 (4.29%) GCP
7 138 (3.87%) Amazon S3
8 129 (3.62%) AWS Lambda
9 126 (3.53%) Amazon SQS
10 121 (3.39%) PaaS
11 111 (3.11%) AWS CloudFormation
12 104 (2.91%) npm
13 91 (2.55%) OpenShift
14 71 (1.99%) Power Platform
15 56 (1.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 56 (1.57%) CloudFront
16 54 (1.51%) Datadog
17 52 (1.46%) IaaS
18 51 (1.43%) SaaS
19 46 (1.29%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 192 (5.38%) HTTP
2 135 (3.78%) TCP/IP
3 91 (2.55%) SSL
4 84 (2.35%) DNS
5 40 (1.12%) Internet
6 38 (1.07%) VPN
7 37 (1.04%) DSL
8 35 (0.98%) Kerberos
9 34 (0.95%) Ethernet
10 31 (0.87%) Firewall
11 28 (0.78%) DHCP
12 21 (0.59%) FTP
13 18 (0.50%) Network Security
13 18 (0.50%) SSH
14 15 (0.42%) HTTPS
15 14 (0.39%) Skype
15 14 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
16 11 (0.31%) Intranet
17 8 (0.22%) IPv4
17 8 (0.22%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 383 (10.73%) SQL Server
2 304 (8.52%) MySQL
3 275 (7.71%) PostgreSQL
4 247 (6.92%) Relational Database
5 240 (6.73%) NoSQL
6 220 (6.17%) MongoDB
7 148 (4.15%) Big Data
8 144 (4.04%) Amazon RDS
9 120 (3.36%) Hadoop
10 82 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
10 82 (2.30%) RDBMS
11 75 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 73 (2.05%) Redis
13 67 (1.88%) Power BI
14 59 (1.65%) Oracle Database
15 53 (1.49%) Azure SQL Database
16 50 (1.40%) Apache Hive
17 46 (1.29%) Amazon Redshift
18 44 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 40 (1.12%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 1,337 (37.47%) Jenkins
2 805 (22.56%) JIRA
3 397 (11.13%) Maven
4 314 (8.80%) JUnit
5 277 (7.76%) Bitbucket
6 271 (7.60%) Subversion
7 260 (7.29%) Selenium
8 200 (5.61%) Sonatype Nexus
8 200 (5.61%) TeamCity
9 197 (5.52%) Cucumber
10 184 (5.16%) SonarQube
11 176 (4.93%) Visual Studio Team System
12 172 (4.82%) Mockito
13 171 (4.79%) Team Foundation Server
14 161 (4.51%) Gradle
15 143 (4.01%) Visual Studio
16 132 (3.70%) gulp
17 125 (3.50%) GitLab
18 121 (3.39%) webpack
19 109 (3.05%) Grunt
General
1 456 (12.78%) Finance
2 233 (6.53%) Public Sector
3 199 (5.58%) Banking
4 92 (2.58%) Marketing
5 91 (2.55%) Retail
6 64 (1.79%) Front Office
7 53 (1.49%) Manufacturing
8 47 (1.32%) Investment Banking
9 44 (1.23%) Telecoms
10 39 (1.09%) Electronics
10 39 (1.09%) Games
11 31 (0.87%) Military
12 29 (0.81%) Aerospace
13 25 (0.70%) Law
14 23 (0.64%) Publishing
15 17 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
16 15 (0.42%) Financial Institution
17 12 (0.34%) Back Office
18 11 (0.31%) Advertising
19 10 (0.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2,087 (58.49%) Developer
2 441 (12.36%) DevOps Engineer
3 435 (12.19%) Java Developer
4 254 (7.12%) Senior Developer
5 236 (6.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 216 (6.05%) React Developer
7 202 (5.66%) .NET Developer
8 145 (4.06%) C# Developer
9 144 (4.04%) JavaScript Developer
10 138 (3.87%) AWS Engineer
11 137 (3.84%) Software Engineer
12 116 (3.25%) Data Engineer
13 115 (3.22%) Full Stack Developer
13 115 (3.22%) Python Developer
14 112 (3.14%) Angular Developer
15 103 (2.89%) Software Developer
16 96 (2.69%) AWS DevOps
17 95 (2.66%) Architect
18 88 (2.47%) AWS DevOps Engineer
19 84 (2.35%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 994 (27.86%) CSS
2 991 (27.77%) HTML
3 612 (17.15%) AngularJS
4 570 (15.98%) .NET
5 546 (15.30%) Web Services
6 527 (14.77%) Spring
7 526 (14.74%) Node.js
8 517 (14.49%) RESTful
9 516 (14.46%) React
10 508 (14.24%) REST
11 445 (12.47%) HTML5
12 401 (11.24%) JSON
13 291 (8.16%) CSS3
13 291 (8.16%) Sass
14 247 (6.92%) SOAP
15 239 (6.70%) XML
16 234 (6.56%) Spring Boot
17 230 (6.45%) Redux
18 213 (5.97%) jQuery
19 201 (5.63%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 282 (7.90%) User Experience
2 241 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
3 166 (4.65%) Mobile App
4 110 (3.08%) Greenfield Project
5 101 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
6 100 (2.80%) Algorithms
7 74 (2.07%) Cloud Native
8 67 (1.88%) Linux Command Line
9 61 (1.71%) Self-Motivation
10 54 (1.51%) Public Cloud
11 45 (1.26%) Hedge funds
12 42 (1.18%) Data Centre
12 42 (1.18%) Data Structures
13 36 (1.01%) Management Information System
14 35 (0.98%) Virtual Team
15 31 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 30 (0.84%) W3C
17 24 (0.67%) NHS
18 23 (0.64%) PKI
19 21 (0.59%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 946 (26.51%) Linux
2 305 (8.55%) Unix
3 275 (7.71%) Windows
4 167 (4.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 121 (3.39%) Apple iOS
6 120 (3.36%) Android
7 90 (2.52%) CentOS
8 84 (2.35%) Ubuntu
9 66 (1.85%) Windows Server
10 34 (0.95%) Amazon Linux
11 33 (0.92%) Debian
12 30 (0.84%) Mac OS X
13 22 (0.62%) CoreOS
13 22 (0.62%) Mac OS
14 17 (0.48%) VMS
15 11 (0.31%) SUSE
15 11 (0.31%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 11 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
16 9 (0.25%) AIX
17 8 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,075 (58.16%) Agile Software Development
2 1,206 (33.80%) DevOps
3 926 (25.95%) Scrum
4 881 (24.69%) TDD
5 823 (23.07%) Continuous Integration
6 698 (19.56%) Test Automation
7 646 (18.11%) Microservices
8 445 (12.47%) BDD
9 417 (11.69%) Software Engineering
10 382 (10.71%) Kanban
11 359 (10.06%) Front End Development
12 351 (9.84%) Open Source
13 333 (9.33%) Problem-Solving
14 299 (8.38%) MVC
15 295 (8.27%) Unit Testing
16 283 (7.93%) Configuration Management
17 249 (6.98%) Analytics
18 230 (6.45%) OO
19 226 (6.33%) Web Development
20 208 (5.83%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,235 (34.61%) JavaScript
2 1,179 (33.04%) Java
3 982 (27.52%) Python
4 805 (22.56%) SQL
5 645 (18.08%) C#
6 343 (9.61%) Bash Shell
7 239 (6.70%) Ruby
8 233 (6.53%) TypeScript
9 222 (6.22%) Java 8
9 222 (6.22%) PowerShell
10 208 (5.83%) PHP
11 207 (5.80%) C++
12 174 (4.88%) Scala
13 160 (4.48%) Shell Script
14 143 (4.01%) ES6
15 117 (3.28%) C
16 114 (3.20%) Perl
17 101 (2.83%) Groovy
18 95 (2.66%) Go
19 93 (2.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 469 (13.14%) Security Cleared
2 368 (10.31%) SC Cleared
3 289 (8.10%) Degree
4 50 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
5 37 (1.04%) Master's Degree
6 35 (0.98%) DV Cleared
7 34 (0.95%) AWS Certification
8 33 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
9 30 (0.84%) PhD
10 26 (0.73%) Numerate Degree
11 22 (0.62%) ISTQB
12 17 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
13 16 (0.45%) BC Cleared
14 14 (0.39%) DBS Check
14 14 (0.39%) RHCE
15 11 (0.31%) MCSE
16 9 (0.25%) ISEB
17 7 (0.20%) CCNA
17 7 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
17 7 (0.20%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 202 (5.66%) QA
2 69 (1.93%) WCAG
3 18 (0.50%) Data Quality
4 14 (0.39%) GDPR
5 12 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
5 12 (0.34%) SLA
6 5 (0.14%) JTAG
6 5 (0.14%) NCSC
6 5 (0.14%) NIST
7 4 (0.11%) GxP
7 4 (0.11%) MiFID
7 4 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.056%) HL7
8 2 (0.056%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.056%) PMO
9 1 (0.028%) IEC 62304
9 1 (0.028%) ISO 20022
9 1 (0.028%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.028%) MISRA
9 1 (0.028%) PSD2
System Software
1 854 (23.93%) Docker
2 85 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 84 (2.35%) Active Directory
4 59 (1.65%) Virtual Machines
5 53 (1.49%) Postfix
6 34 (0.95%) vSphere
7 19 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
8 17 (0.48%) HDFS
9 16 (0.45%) Hyper-V
10 14 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 10 (0.28%) VirtualBox
11 10 (0.28%) Xen
12 8 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
13 7 (0.20%) Firmware
13 7 (0.20%) KVM
14 6 (0.17%) LXC
14 6 (0.17%) NFS
15 5 (0.14%) GridGain
15 5 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 4 (0.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 509 (14.27%) Ansible
2 490 (13.73%) Kubernetes
3 404 (11.32%) Terraform
4 286 (8.02%) Puppet
5 190 (5.33%) Opscode Chef
6 97 (2.72%) Kibana
7 83 (2.33%) Packer
8 72 (2.02%) Grafana
9 48 (1.35%) Prometheus
10 44 (1.23%) Consul
11 30 (0.84%) Hadoop YARN
11 30 (0.84%) Salt
12 26 (0.73%) logstash
13 20 (0.56%) Docker Swarm
14 19 (0.53%) Nagios
15 16 (0.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
15 16 (0.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
16 13 (0.36%) Istio
16 13 (0.36%) vCenter Server
17 10 (0.28%) Suricata
Vendors
1 439 (12.30%) Microsoft
2 271 (7.60%) Oracle
3 187 (5.24%) Google
4 160 (4.48%) Red Hat
5 114 (3.20%) Atlassian
6 110 (3.08%) VMware
7 104 (2.91%) Splunk
8 81 (2.27%) Tableau
9 80 (2.24%) SAP
10 66 (1.85%) IBM
11 49 (1.37%) Cloudera
12 48 (1.35%) Adobe
13 37 (1.04%) Cisco
13 37 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
14 33 (0.92%) Hortonworks
15 32 (0.90%) Apple
15 32 (0.90%) MicroStrategy
16 30 (0.84%) Databricks
16 30 (0.84%) TIBCO
17 28 (0.78%) AppDynamics