Period
to 9 April 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 9 April 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
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 38 27 33
Rank change year-on-year -11 +6 +7
Contract jobs citing Git (software) 3,100 6,360 6,194
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 5.12% 6.57% 6.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 29.14% 31.44% 31.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,053 4,357 4,418
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £338 £350 £335
90th Percentile £650 £638 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £454 £435
% change year-on-year -0.83% +4.31% +8.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 43 47
Median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.41% -2.22% +9.76%
10th Percentile £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90th Percentile £78.75 £56.50 £70.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -30.00% +11.11% +10.43%

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 10,637 20,229 19,376
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.56% 20.90% 19.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,912 13,685 13,484
Median daily rate £488 £483 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.04% +1.58% +11.76%
10th Percentile £330 £325 £313
90th Percentile £650 £638 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 292 219
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.16% -3.37% +8.54%
10th Percentile £18.25 £25.04 £27.90
90th Percentile £62.50 £55.00 £67.50
Median hourly rate £37.50 £43.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year -13.79% +1.16% +4.88%

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 9 April 2020.

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 9 April 2020.

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 9 April 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 -12 2,821 £500 - 1,025
UK excluding London -13 1,559 £450 -0.83% 743
London -9 1,462 £525 - 339
North of England -8 411 £460 +2.22% 229
South East -15 364 £450 -4.51% 193
South West -9 241 £438 -7.89% 80
Yorkshire +4 229 £525 +10.53% 69
Midlands -12 195 £450 - 107
Scotland -10 173 £488 +17.82% 30
West Midlands -4 151 £463 - 68
East of England -16 125 £450 -3.74% 78
North West -34 124 £428 -1.61% 120
Work from Home -13 100 £475 -5.00% 74
North East -6 63 £398 -11.67% 40
Wales -8 48 £450 +5.26% 25
East Midlands -32 43 £375 -16.67% 39
Northern Ireland -8 4 £575 +79.55% 3

For the 6 months to 9 April 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 1,793 (57.84%) Agile Software Development
2 1,178 (38.00%) Jenkins
3 1,098 (35.42%) DevOps
4 1,091 (35.19%) Java
5 1,041 (33.58%) JavaScript
6 848 (27.35%) Python
7 827 (26.68%) Continuous Integration
8 814 (26.26%) Linux
9 805 (25.97%) CSS
10 783 (25.26%) HTML
11 776 (25.03%) AWS
12 761 (24.55%) Scrum
13 726 (23.42%) Docker
14 719 (23.19%) SQL
15 705 (22.74%) Azure
16 684 (22.06%) TDD
17 680 (21.94%) JIRA
18 612 (19.74%) Test Automation
19 561 (18.10%) Microservices
20 513 (16.55%) Ansible
21 509 (16.42%) Kubernetes
22 498 (16.06%) Web Services
23 494 (15.94%) C#
24 492 (15.87%) .NET
25 465 (15.00%) Security Cleared
26 459 (14.81%) Spring
27 458 (14.77%) RESTful
28 456 (14.71%) AngularJS
28 456 (14.71%) Node.js
29 433 (13.97%) 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
1 318 (10.26%) Confluence
2 143 (4.61%) Apache
3 115 (3.71%) Elasticsearch
4 114 (3.68%) Apache Spark
5 110 (3.55%) Tomcat
6 82 (2.65%) WebLogic
7 81 (2.61%) CMS
8 72 (2.32%) nginx
9 48 (1.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 47 (1.52%) SAS
11 45 (1.45%) WebSphere
12 36 (1.16%) JBoss
13 33 (1.06%) Cloud Foundry
13 33 (1.06%) Drupal
14 24 (0.77%) IIS
15 23 (0.74%) OpenStack
15 23 (0.74%) WordPress
16 20 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 20 (0.65%) SharePoint
17 18 (0.58%) Umbraco
Applications
1 32 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (0.65%) Photoshop
3 19 (0.61%) Sketch
4 15 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
5 6 (0.19%) Stata
5 6 (0.19%) Zeplin
6 4 (0.13%) Chatbot
6 4 (0.13%) MadCap Flare
6 4 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.097%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.097%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.097%) Edge Animate
8 2 (0.065%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 1 (0.032%) Camtasia
9 1 (0.032%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.032%) GIMP
9 1 (0.032%) HipChat
9 1 (0.032%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.032%) Simulink
9 1 (0.032%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 23 (0.74%) Magento
2 21 (0.68%) BusinessWorks
3 15 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 13 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
5 11 (0.35%) Shopify
6 9 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
7 5 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
7 5 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
8 4 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (0.097%) FINCAD Analytics
9 3 (0.097%) R3 Corda
9 3 (0.097%) SAP FI-CA
9 3 (0.097%) SAP PSCD
10 2 (0.065%) Eloqua
10 2 (0.065%) Oracle Cash Management
10 2 (0.065%) ResourceLink
10 2 (0.065%) SAP Hybris
11 1 (0.032%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 776 (25.03%) AWS
2 705 (22.74%) Azure
3 393 (12.68%) GitHub
4 234 (7.55%) Amazon EC2
5 191 (6.16%) Serverless
6 157 (5.06%) GCP
7 126 (4.06%) Amazon S3
8 123 (3.97%) PaaS
9 122 (3.94%) AWS Lambda
10 98 (3.16%) AWS CloudFormation
11 81 (2.61%) OpenShift
12 80 (2.58%) Amazon SQS
13 78 (2.52%) Power Platform
14 75 (2.42%) npm
15 67 (2.16%) SaaS
16 55 (1.77%) IaaS
17 54 (1.74%) Slack
18 40 (1.29%) Amazon ECS
18 40 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
19 39 (1.26%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 189 (6.10%) HTTP
2 144 (4.65%) TCP/IP
3 86 (2.77%) DNS
4 76 (2.45%) SSL
5 41 (1.32%) Ethernet
6 37 (1.19%) Firewall
7 34 (1.10%) DSL
8 30 (0.97%) DHCP
9 28 (0.90%) VPN
10 24 (0.77%) Internet
11 23 (0.74%) Network Security
12 22 (0.71%) Kerberos
13 19 (0.61%) IPv4
14 18 (0.58%) FTP
15 17 (0.55%) SSH
16 16 (0.52%) Skype
17 15 (0.48%) BGP
18 14 (0.45%) SNMP
19 13 (0.42%) Broadband
19 13 (0.42%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 347 (11.19%) SQL Server
2 237 (7.65%) MySQL
3 231 (7.45%) PostgreSQL
4 207 (6.68%) NoSQL
5 204 (6.58%) Relational Database
6 193 (6.23%) MongoDB
7 142 (4.58%) Big Data
8 101 (3.26%) Hadoop
9 94 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
10 93 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
11 81 (2.61%) Redis
12 77 (2.48%) RDBMS
13 74 (2.39%) Power BI
14 61 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 59 (1.90%) Oracle Database
16 53 (1.71%) Azure SQL Database
17 48 (1.55%) Apache Hive
18 47 (1.52%) Amazon Redshift
19 46 (1.48%) Data Lake
20 45 (1.45%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 1,178 (38.00%) Jenkins
2 680 (21.94%) JIRA
3 363 (11.71%) Maven
4 289 (9.32%) JUnit
5 277 (8.94%) Bitbucket
6 248 (8.00%) Subversion
7 207 (6.68%) Selenium
8 180 (5.81%) Cucumber
9 172 (5.55%) Gradle
10 167 (5.39%) GitLab
11 149 (4.81%) Sonatype Nexus
12 142 (4.58%) Visual Studio
13 141 (4.55%) TeamCity
14 140 (4.52%) SonarQube
15 132 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
16 127 (4.10%) Mockito
17 108 (3.48%) Visual Studio Team System
18 100 (3.23%) Artifactory
19 91 (2.94%) gulp
20 84 (2.71%) Eclipse
General
1 407 (13.13%) Finance
2 266 (8.58%) Public Sector
3 179 (5.77%) Banking
4 63 (2.03%) Retail
5 57 (1.84%) Marketing
6 46 (1.48%) Front Office
7 41 (1.32%) Investment Banking
8 34 (1.10%) Manufacturing
9 33 (1.06%) Aerospace
10 32 (1.03%) Military
11 27 (0.87%) Law
12 25 (0.81%) Telecoms
13 23 (0.74%) Electronics
14 22 (0.71%) Financial Institution
14 22 (0.71%) Legal
15 16 (0.52%) Publishing
16 15 (0.48%) Back Office
17 14 (0.45%) Games
18 13 (0.42%) Automotive
19 8 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,740 (56.13%) Developer
2 389 (12.55%) Java Developer
3 364 (11.74%) DevOps Engineer
4 186 (6.00%) .NET Developer
5 177 (5.71%) Senior Developer
6 174 (5.61%) React Developer
7 155 (5.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 146 (4.71%) C# Developer
9 135 (4.35%) Software Engineer
10 125 (4.03%) Full Stack Developer
11 106 (3.42%) JavaScript Developer
12 102 (3.29%) Data Engineer
12 102 (3.29%) Python Developer
13 100 (3.23%) Software Developer
14 96 (3.10%) Angular Developer
14 96 (3.10%) Architect
15 93 (3.00%) AWS Engineer
16 77 (2.48%) UI Developer
17 76 (2.45%) C# .NET Developer
18 74 (2.39%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 805 (25.97%) CSS
2 783 (25.26%) HTML
3 498 (16.06%) Web Services
4 492 (15.87%) .NET
5 459 (14.81%) Spring
6 458 (14.77%) RESTful
7 456 (14.71%) AngularJS
7 456 (14.71%) Node.js
8 433 (13.97%) REST
9 413 (13.32%) React
10 348 (11.23%) HTML5
11 329 (10.61%) JSON
12 238 (7.68%) XML
13 231 (7.45%) Spring Boot
14 225 (7.26%) CSS3
14 225 (7.26%) SOAP
15 216 (6.97%) Sass
16 191 (6.16%) Kafka
17 170 (5.48%) Redux
18 169 (5.45%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 250 (8.06%) User Experience
2 180 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
3 132 (4.26%) Mobile App
4 83 (2.68%) Cloud Native
5 82 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
6 77 (2.48%) Greenfield Project
7 74 (2.39%) Linux Command Line
8 58 (1.87%) Data Centre
9 54 (1.74%) Algorithms
10 51 (1.65%) Data Structures
11 40 (1.29%) Management Information System
12 39 (1.26%) Public Cloud
13 38 (1.23%) Virtual Team
14 33 (1.06%) Hedge funds
15 31 (1.00%) Fixed Income
16 29 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 26 (0.84%) Self-Motivation
18 23 (0.74%) W3C
19 21 (0.68%) Mobile Payment
20 20 (0.65%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 814 (26.26%) Linux
2 287 (9.26%) Windows
3 280 (9.03%) Unix
4 146 (4.71%) Android
5 112 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 89 (2.87%) Apple iOS
7 75 (2.42%) CentOS
8 53 (1.71%) Ubuntu
9 41 (1.32%) Windows Server
10 36 (1.16%) Amazon Linux
11 28 (0.90%) Mac OS X
12 23 (0.74%) Debian
13 22 (0.71%) Mac OS
14 19 (0.61%) CoreOS
15 8 (0.26%) AIX
16 7 (0.23%) Solaris
17 6 (0.19%) SUSE
17 6 (0.19%) Windows Server 2016
18 4 (0.13%) VMS
18 4 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,793 (57.84%) Agile Software Development
2 1,098 (35.42%) DevOps
3 827 (26.68%) Continuous Integration
4 761 (24.55%) Scrum
5 684 (22.06%) TDD
6 612 (19.74%) Test Automation
7 561 (18.10%) Microservices
8 393 (12.68%) Software Engineering
9 338 (10.90%) BDD
10 325 (10.48%) Open Source
11 280 (9.03%) Kanban
12 257 (8.29%) Front End Development
13 245 (7.90%) MVC
14 240 (7.74%) Configuration Management
15 230 (7.42%) Problem-Solving
16 222 (7.16%) Unit Testing
17 216 (6.97%) Infrastructure as Code
18 193 (6.23%) Continuous Delivery
18 193 (6.23%) OO
19 192 (6.19%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1,091 (35.19%) Java
2 1,041 (33.58%) JavaScript
3 848 (27.35%) Python
4 719 (23.19%) SQL
5 494 (15.94%) C#
6 290 (9.35%) Bash Shell
7 212 (6.84%) PowerShell
8 203 (6.55%) TypeScript
9 192 (6.19%) Java 8
10 164 (5.29%) Ruby
11 150 (4.84%) PHP
12 149 (4.81%) C++
13 139 (4.48%) ES6
14 138 (4.45%) Scala
15 108 (3.48%) C
16 107 (3.45%) Shell Script
17 102 (3.29%) PL/SQL
18 100 (3.23%) Go
19 88 (2.84%) Groovy
20 85 (2.74%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 465 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 375 (12.10%) SC Cleared
3 210 (6.77%) Degree
4 58 (1.87%) Computer Science Degree
5 46 (1.48%) DV Cleared
6 40 (1.29%) BPSS Clearance
7 28 (0.90%) AWS Certification
8 23 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
9 22 (0.71%) ISTQB
9 22 (0.71%) Master's Degree
10 19 (0.61%) DBS Check
11 16 (0.52%) BC Cleared
11 16 (0.52%) ISEB
12 14 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
13 13 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
14 12 (0.39%) PhD
15 9 (0.29%) CCIE
16 8 (0.26%) CCIE Service Provider
16 8 (0.26%) CISSP
17 7 (0.23%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 184 (5.94%) QA
2 67 (2.16%) WCAG
3 13 (0.42%) GDPR
4 12 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
5 11 (0.35%) Data Quality
6 10 (0.32%) WAI
7 8 (0.26%) SLA
8 5 (0.16%) NCSC
8 5 (0.16%) NIST
9 2 (0.065%) JTAG
10 1 (0.032%) FedRAMP
10 1 (0.032%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.032%) HL7
10 1 (0.032%) IFRS
10 1 (0.032%) ISO 20022
10 1 (0.032%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.032%) PMO
10 1 (0.032%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 726 (23.42%) Docker
2 70 (2.26%) Active Directory
3 58 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 44 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
5 38 (1.23%) Postfix
6 26 (0.84%) vSphere
7 22 (0.71%) HDFS
8 19 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (0.42%) Hyper-V
10 10 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 6 (0.19%) RACF
11 6 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (0.19%) VirtualBox
12 5 (0.16%) Firmware
12 5 (0.16%) GridGain
13 4 (0.13%) LXC
13 4 (0.13%) NFS
13 4 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 4 (0.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 4 (0.13%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 513 (16.55%) Ansible
2 509 (16.42%) Kubernetes
3 429 (13.84%) Terraform
4 275 (8.87%) Puppet
5 175 (5.65%) Opscode Chef
6 82 (2.65%) Packer
7 70 (2.26%) Kibana
8 61 (1.97%) Grafana
9 49 (1.58%) Prometheus
10 37 (1.19%) Consul
10 37 (1.19%) Salt
11 29 (0.94%) Hadoop YARN
12 28 (0.90%) Istio
13 22 (0.71%) Docker Swarm
14 20 (0.65%) vCenter Server
15 17 (0.55%) logstash
16 15 (0.48%) Host Intrusion Detection System
16 15 (0.48%) Network Intrusion Detection System
17 12 (0.39%) vRealize
17 12 (0.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 373 (12.03%) Microsoft
2 268 (8.65%) Oracle
3 181 (5.84%) Google
4 122 (3.94%) Red Hat
5 87 (2.81%) VMware
6 80 (2.58%) Atlassian
7 73 (2.35%) SAP
8 72 (2.32%) Splunk
9 68 (2.19%) Tableau
10 60 (1.94%) IBM
11 56 (1.81%) Cloudera
12 46 (1.48%) Adobe
13 37 (1.19%) Cisco
14 34 (1.10%) Hortonworks
14 34 (1.10%) TIBCO
15 30 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
16 29 (0.94%) Apple
16 29 (0.94%) Databricks
17 27 (0.87%) Informatica
18 24 (0.77%) Xamarin