Period
to 17 October 2019

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 October 2019 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 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 40 30 32
Rank change year-on-year -10 +2 +13
Contract jobs citing Git (software) 4,572 6,802 5,846
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.37% 6.59% 5.89%
As % of the Development Applications category 30.45% 31.55% 32.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,969 4,581 4,150
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £356 £338 £319
90th Percentile £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 43 45
UK median hourly rate £44.51 £42.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.73% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £35.00 £30.25 £31.25
90th Percentile £53.68 £52.25 £54.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +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 15,013 21,561 18,207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.64% 20.90% 18.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,809 14,742 12,583
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £638 £623 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 223 294
UK median hourly rate £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.71% - +3.66%
10th Percentile £27.15 £26.30 £30.40
90th Percentile £57.50 £52.50 £60.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +4.71% - +3.66%

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 17 October 2019.

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 17 October 2019.

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 17 October 2019. 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 -11 4,209 £500 +5.26% 1,955
UK excluding London -7 2,369 £450 +4.65% 1,506
London -11 2,109 £525 +5.00% 605
South East -10 656 £450 - 340
North of England -13 523 £450 +5.88% 402
South West -10 350 £450 +5.97% 249
Midlands -4 289 £465 +9.41% 199
East of England +15 262 £450 -1.10% 165
Yorkshire -1 239 £475 +5.56% 137
Scotland +11 231 £425 +2.04% 102
North West -18 221 £425 - 213
West Midlands -2 192 £475 +5.56% 119
East Midlands -13 94 £400 - 78
North East -4 63 £438 +2.94% 52
Wales -34 37 £375 -3.23% 49
Northern Ireland +5 15 £475 +9.57% 5
Channel Islands +1 9 - -

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, 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 2,653 (58.03%) Agile Software Development
2 1,834 (40.11%) Jenkins
3 1,624 (35.52%) DevOps
4 1,619 (35.41%) JavaScript
5 1,533 (33.53%) Java
6 1,296 (28.35%) Linux
7 1,256 (27.47%) AWS
8 1,255 (27.45%) Python
9 1,182 (25.85%) Scrum
10 1,157 (25.31%) Docker
11 1,147 (25.09%) HTML
12 1,109 (24.26%) CSS
13 1,060 (23.18%) TDD
14 1,038 (22.70%) Continuous Integration
15 1,026 (22.44%) JIRA
16 967 (21.15%) Azure
17 938 (20.52%) SQL
18 904 (19.77%) Test Automation
19 795 (17.39%) C#
19 795 (17.39%) Microservices
20 792 (17.32%) AngularJS
21 742 (16.23%) Node.js
22 707 (15.46%) .NET
23 700 (15.31%) Ansible
24 659 (14.41%) REST
25 647 (14.15%) React
26 639 (13.98%) Kubernetes
27 617 (13.50%) Spring
28 615 (13.45%) Web Services
29 605 (13.23%) Finance

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
1 474 (10.37%) Confluence
2 214 (4.68%) Apache Spark
3 202 (4.42%) Apache
4 183 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
5 125 (2.73%) Tomcat
6 116 (2.54%) CMS
6 116 (2.54%) nginx
7 80 (1.75%) WebSphere
8 77 (1.68%) JBoss
9 61 (1.33%) Drupal
10 45 (0.98%) OpenStack
11 44 (0.96%) Apache Solr
11 44 (0.96%) WebLogic
12 42 (0.92%) IIS
13 40 (0.87%) Jupyter
14 37 (0.81%) Cloud Foundry
14 37 (0.81%) SharePoint
15 34 (0.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 33 (0.72%) Mule
16 33 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 47 (1.03%) Photoshop
2 33 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
4 20 (0.44%) Sketch
4 20 (0.44%) Zeplin
5 16 (0.35%) GIMP
6 11 (0.24%) InVision
7 9 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
8 8 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 7 (0.15%) Figma
10 6 (0.13%) Chatbot
10 6 (0.13%) MS Visio
11 4 (0.087%) Adobe XD
12 3 (0.066%) Microsoft Project
13 2 (0.044%) Marvel
14 1 (0.022%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 1 (0.022%) Spreadsheet
14 1 (0.022%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 58 (1.27%) Magento
2 20 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 12 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
5 10 (0.22%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 7 (0.15%) FINCAD Analytics
6 7 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
7 6 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
8 5 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (0.087%) Adobe Campaign
9 4 (0.087%) Fredhopper
9 4 (0.087%) Shopify
9 4 (0.087%) Temenos T24
10 3 (0.066%) R3 Corda
10 3 (0.066%) Visualfiles
11 2 (0.044%) assyst
11 2 (0.044%) Distributed Ledger
11 2 (0.044%) Oracle Applications
11 2 (0.044%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1,256 (27.47%) AWS
2 967 (21.15%) Azure
3 472 (10.32%) GitHub
4 290 (6.34%) Serverless
5 248 (5.42%) Amazon S3
6 229 (5.01%) Amazon EC2
7 227 (4.97%) AWS Lambda
8 203 (4.44%) GCP
9 166 (3.63%) npm
10 165 (3.61%) AWS CloudFormation
11 163 (3.57%) OpenShift
12 151 (3.30%) Amazon SQS
13 137 (3.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 123 (2.69%) PaaS
15 89 (1.95%) Datadog
16 88 (1.92%) Amazon ECS
16 88 (1.92%) CloudFront
17 82 (1.79%) Slack
18 76 (1.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 71 (1.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 217 (4.75%) HTTP
2 138 (3.02%) TCP/IP
3 99 (2.17%) SSL
4 73 (1.60%) DNS
5 67 (1.47%) Internet
6 51 (1.12%) VPN
7 40 (0.87%) FTP
8 36 (0.79%) Firewall
9 33 (0.72%) Ethernet
10 26 (0.57%) DSL
11 25 (0.55%) SSH
12 23 (0.50%) Kerberos
13 22 (0.48%) OpenVPN
14 20 (0.44%) Skype
15 17 (0.37%) BIG-IP
15 17 (0.37%) Network Security
16 11 (0.24%) Cisco Nexus
16 11 (0.24%) DHCP
16 11 (0.24%) Wireshark
17 10 (0.22%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 491 (10.74%) SQL Server
2 404 (8.84%) MySQL
3 319 (6.98%) PostgreSQL
4 267 (5.84%) Relational Database
5 252 (5.51%) NoSQL
6 250 (5.47%) Big Data
7 220 (4.81%) MongoDB
8 197 (4.31%) Amazon RDS
9 145 (3.17%) Hadoop
10 129 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
11 96 (2.10%) RDBMS
12 92 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 81 (1.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 79 (1.73%) Redis
15 76 (1.66%) Apache Hive
16 71 (1.55%) Oracle Database
17 69 (1.51%) Power BI
18 63 (1.38%) Azure SQL Database
19 60 (1.31%) Amazon Aurora
20 56 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1,834 (40.11%) Jenkins
2 1,026 (22.44%) JIRA
3 505 (11.05%) Maven
4 413 (9.03%) Subversion
5 404 (8.84%) JUnit
6 381 (8.33%) Selenium
7 333 (7.28%) Sonatype Nexus
8 318 (6.96%) Bitbucket
9 289 (6.32%) TeamCity
10 278 (6.08%) Cucumber
11 251 (5.49%) Visual Studio Team System
12 231 (5.05%) SonarQube
13 209 (4.57%) Visual Studio
14 207 (4.53%) Team Foundation Server
15 196 (4.29%) Mockito
16 185 (4.05%) GitLab
17 181 (3.96%) webpack
18 178 (3.89%) Gradle
18 178 (3.89%) gulp
19 173 (3.78%) Grunt
General
1 605 (13.23%) Finance
2 303 (6.63%) Banking
3 219 (4.79%) Public Sector
4 137 (3.00%) Retail
5 109 (2.38%) Marketing
6 88 (1.92%) Games
7 72 (1.57%) Front Office
8 64 (1.40%) Investment Banking
9 57 (1.25%) Telecoms
10 48 (1.05%) Manufacturing
11 35 (0.77%) Electronics
12 34 (0.74%) Aerospace
12 34 (0.74%) Financial Institution
12 34 (0.74%) Military
13 27 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
14 24 (0.52%) Publishing
15 19 (0.42%) Law
16 16 (0.35%) Advertising
17 11 (0.24%) Legal
17 11 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2,533 (55.40%) Developer
2 695 (15.20%) DevOps Engineer
3 484 (10.59%) Java Developer
4 400 (8.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 316 (6.91%) Senior Developer
6 259 (5.66%) React Developer
7 221 (4.83%) .NET Developer
8 219 (4.79%) AWS Engineer
9 190 (4.16%) JavaScript Developer
10 172 (3.76%) Angular Developer
11 169 (3.70%) AWS DevOps
12 168 (3.67%) Full Stack Developer
13 166 (3.63%) C# Developer
14 158 (3.46%) Software Engineer
15 151 (3.30%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 144 (3.15%) Architect
17 129 (2.82%) Cloud Engineer
18 124 (2.71%) Python Developer
19 123 (2.69%) Data Engineer
20 114 (2.49%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,147 (25.09%) HTML
2 1,109 (24.26%) CSS
3 792 (17.32%) AngularJS
4 742 (16.23%) Node.js
5 707 (15.46%) .NET
6 659 (14.41%) REST
7 647 (14.15%) React
8 617 (13.50%) Spring
9 615 (13.45%) Web Services
10 526 (11.50%) HTML5
11 509 (11.13%) RESTful
12 492 (10.76%) JSON
13 387 (8.46%) Sass
14 327 (7.15%) CSS3
15 322 (7.04%) Spring Boot
16 305 (6.67%) Redux
17 295 (6.45%) SOAP
18 279 (6.10%) Kafka
19 272 (5.95%) jQuery
19 272 (5.95%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 344 (7.52%) User Experience
2 254 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 210 (4.59%) Mobile App
4 141 (3.08%) Greenfield Project
5 106 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
6 103 (2.25%) Linux Command Line
6 103 (2.25%) Self-Motivation
7 86 (1.88%) Public Cloud
8 81 (1.77%) Cloud Native
9 80 (1.75%) Algorithms
10 67 (1.47%) Data Centre
11 66 (1.44%) Data Structures
12 38 (0.83%) Client/Server
13 34 (0.74%) NHS
13 34 (0.74%) Virtual Team
13 34 (0.74%) W3C
14 32 (0.70%) Hedge funds
15 29 (0.63%) Derivative
15 29 (0.63%) PKI
15 29 (0.63%) Vector Graphics
Operating Systems
1 1,296 (28.35%) Linux
2 387 (8.46%) Windows
3 362 (7.92%) Unix
4 265 (5.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 165 (3.61%) Android
6 155 (3.39%) Apple iOS
7 135 (2.95%) CentOS
8 117 (2.56%) Windows Server
9 83 (1.82%) Ubuntu
10 58 (1.27%) Mac OS X
11 26 (0.57%) Debian
12 21 (0.46%) CoreOS
13 18 (0.39%) VMS
13 18 (0.39%) Windows 10
14 17 (0.37%) Amazon Linux
14 17 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
15 12 (0.26%) Mac OS
16 9 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
17 8 (0.17%) Windows 7
18 7 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,653 (58.03%) Agile Software Development
2 1,624 (35.52%) DevOps
3 1,182 (25.85%) Scrum
4 1,060 (23.18%) TDD
5 1,038 (22.70%) Continuous Integration
6 904 (19.77%) Test Automation
7 795 (17.39%) Microservices
8 590 (12.90%) BDD
9 556 (12.16%) Front End Development
10 475 (10.39%) Kanban
11 447 (9.78%) Software Engineering
12 420 (9.19%) Unit Testing
13 405 (8.86%) Configuration Management
14 395 (8.64%) MVC
15 391 (8.55%) Open Source
16 390 (8.53%) Problem-Solving
17 320 (7.00%) Analytics
18 305 (6.67%) OO
19 277 (6.06%) SDLC
20 268 (5.86%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1,619 (35.41%) JavaScript
2 1,533 (33.53%) Java
3 1,255 (27.45%) Python
4 938 (20.52%) SQL
5 795 (17.39%) C#
6 447 (9.78%) Bash Shell
7 323 (7.06%) TypeScript
8 297 (6.50%) Ruby
9 280 (6.12%) PHP
10 271 (5.93%) PowerShell
11 261 (5.71%) Java 8
12 241 (5.27%) C++
13 217 (4.75%) Shell Script
14 213 (4.66%) Scala
15 212 (4.64%) ES6
16 166 (3.63%) Perl
17 139 (3.04%) Groovy
18 138 (3.02%) T-SQL
19 114 (2.49%) Go
20 98 (2.14%) C
Qualifications
1 504 (11.02%) Security Cleared
2 388 (8.49%) SC Cleared
3 300 (6.56%) Degree
4 78 (1.71%) AWS Certification
5 65 (1.42%) Computer Science Degree
6 45 (0.98%) DV Cleared
7 37 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
8 30 (0.66%) Master's Degree
9 27 (0.59%) ISTQB
10 26 (0.57%) PhD
11 25 (0.55%) RHCE
12 21 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
13 19 (0.42%) DBS Check
14 17 (0.37%) CCNP
14 17 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
15 16 (0.35%) OCPJP
15 16 (0.35%) Sun Certification
16 11 (0.24%) CCNA
17 9 (0.20%) ISEB
18 8 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 217 (4.75%) QA
2 53 (1.16%) WCAG
3 19 (0.42%) NIST
4 16 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
5 15 (0.33%) Data Quality
6 14 (0.31%) NCSC
7 12 (0.26%) GDPR
8 9 (0.20%) SLA
9 8 (0.17%) PCI DSS
10 6 (0.13%) GxP
10 6 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (0.11%) MiFID
11 5 (0.11%) PSD2
12 3 (0.066%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 3 (0.066%) JTAG
13 2 (0.044%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.044%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 2 (0.044%) MISRA
14 1 (0.022%) EMIR
14 1 (0.022%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 1,157 (25.31%) Docker
2 103 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 102 (2.23%) Active Directory
4 71 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
5 42 (0.92%) vSphere
6 35 (0.77%) Postfix
7 28 (0.61%) Hyper-V
8 20 (0.44%) LXC
9 19 (0.42%) HDFS
10 14 (0.31%) VMware NSX
11 13 (0.28%) KVM
12 10 (0.22%) Snort
13 9 (0.20%) VirtualBox
14 8 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
15 7 (0.15%) Xen
16 6 (0.13%) NFS
17 5 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 5 (0.11%) Firmware
17 5 (0.11%) RACF
17 5 (0.11%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 700 (15.31%) Ansible
2 639 (13.98%) Kubernetes
3 548 (11.99%) Terraform
4 405 (8.86%) Puppet
5 328 (7.17%) Opscode Chef
6 102 (2.23%) Packer
7 95 (2.08%) Grafana
8 90 (1.97%) Kibana
9 66 (1.44%) Consul
10 59 (1.29%) Prometheus
11 57 (1.25%) Salt
12 35 (0.77%) logstash
13 32 (0.70%) Docker Swarm
13 32 (0.70%) Nagios
14 31 (0.68%) ZABBIX
15 25 (0.55%) Hadoop YARN
16 22 (0.48%) FreeIPA
17 20 (0.44%) Host Intrusion Detection System
17 20 (0.44%) Network Intrusion Detection System
18 19 (0.42%) Suricata
Vendors
1 488 (10.67%) Microsoft
2 333 (7.28%) Oracle
3 249 (5.45%) Red Hat
4 226 (4.94%) Google
5 176 (3.85%) Splunk
6 166 (3.63%) Atlassian
7 156 (3.41%) VMware
8 114 (2.49%) SAP
9 112 (2.45%) IBM
10 69 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
11 66 (1.44%) Tableau
12 60 (1.31%) MuleSoft
13 56 (1.22%) Cisco
14 52 (1.14%) Adobe
15 49 (1.07%) Informatica
16 45 (0.98%) AppDynamics
17 41 (0.90%) Cloudera
18 40 (0.87%) IBM Sterling
19 38 (0.83%) F5
20 37 (0.81%) ServiceNow