Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 30 30 35
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5 +14
Contract jobs citing Git (software) 5,752 6,646 5,209
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.21% 6.42% 5.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 31.96% 32.01% 31.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,739 4,469 3,633
UK median daily rate £495 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £358 £325 £313
90th Percentile £638 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 51 48
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £44.50 £41.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +6.59% +4.38%
10th Percentile £35.00 £30.00 £31.43
90th Percentile £56.23 £67.50 £50.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +8.24% - +6.25%

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 17,999 20,760 16,709
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.43% 20.06% 17.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,824 14,267 11,367
UK median daily rate £475 £468 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.60% +6.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £331 £319 £306
90th Percentile £638 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 308 237 333
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.18% - -
10th Percentile £27.15 £26.40 £28.75
90th Percentile £55.00 £59.25 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +1.18% - -

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 18 July 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 18 July 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 18 July 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 0 5,273 £500 +5.26% 2,073
UK excluding London +5 3,029 £450 +5.88% 1,532
London -6 2,616 £525 +5.00% 658
South East +1 814 £458 +1.67% 392
North of England -1 739 £451 +6.18% 411
Midlands +4 404 £450 +5.88% 262
South West +9 398 £475 +11.76% 195
Yorkshire +1 359 £500 +17.65% 124
North West -8 290 £425 - 221
Scotland +12 284 £425 +0.59% 63
East of England +18 278 £450 - 156
West Midlands +8 272 £463 +2.78% 145
East Midlands -3 129 £408 -0.61% 116
North East +11 90 £405 +1.25% 66
Wales -12 81 £425 -5.56% 45
Northern Ireland +21 27 £475 - 7
Channel Islands +5 11 - - 2

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 3,312 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
2 2,405 (41.81%) Jenkins
3 2,155 (37.47%) JavaScript
4 2,103 (36.56%) Java
5 1,947 (33.85%) DevOps
6 1,676 (29.14%) Linux
7 1,657 (28.81%) Amazon AWS
8 1,553 (27.00%) HTML
9 1,521 (26.44%) TDD
10 1,511 (26.27%) CSS
11 1,438 (25.00%) Docker
12 1,414 (24.58%) Scrum
13 1,367 (23.77%) Python
14 1,290 (22.43%) Continuous Integration
15 1,277 (22.20%) SQL
16 1,236 (21.49%) JIRA
17 1,234 (21.45%) Microsoft Azure
18 1,135 (19.73%) Test Automation
19 1,065 (18.52%) Node.js
20 1,028 (17.87%) Microservices
21 954 (16.59%) AngularJS
22 951 (16.53%) .NET
23 936 (16.27%) REST
24 919 (15.98%) C#
25 884 (15.37%) Spring
26 871 (15.14%) Ansible
27 841 (14.62%) Kubernetes
28 834 (14.50%) Web Services
29 827 (14.38%) BDD
30 776 (13.49%) 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
1 586 (10.19%) Confluence
2 286 (4.97%) Apache
3 260 (4.52%) Apache Spark
4 225 (3.91%) Elasticsearch
5 179 (3.11%) Tomcat
6 162 (2.82%) nginx
7 143 (2.49%) CMS
8 119 (2.07%) JBoss
9 92 (1.60%) WebSphere
10 71 (1.23%) Drupal
11 69 (1.20%) SharePoint
12 62 (1.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 61 (1.06%) Umbraco
14 59 (1.03%) WordPress
15 56 (0.97%) WebLogic
16 54 (0.94%) OpenStack
17 53 (0.92%) Mule
18 50 (0.87%) Apache Solr
19 48 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
20 46 (0.80%) IIS
Applications
1 51 (0.89%) Photoshop
2 32 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
3 30 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
4 15 (0.26%) Sketch
5 13 (0.23%) Zeplin
6 11 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
6 11 (0.19%) Chatbot
7 6 (0.10%) GIMP
8 5 (0.087%) InVision
9 4 (0.070%) Adobe XD
10 3 (0.052%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.052%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.035%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.017%) InDesign
12 1 (0.017%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 1 (0.017%) Microsoft Project
12 1 (0.017%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 59 (1.03%) Magento
2 41 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 12 (0.21%) assyst
5 11 (0.19%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 10 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
7 9 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
8 8 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
9 7 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
10 5 (0.087%) Fredhopper
10 5 (0.087%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 4 (0.070%) SAP ERP
11 4 (0.070%) SAP FI-CA
11 4 (0.070%) SAP PSCD
11 4 (0.070%) SAP S/4HANA
12 3 (0.052%) Eloqua
12 3 (0.052%) Oracle EBS
12 3 (0.052%) Oracle Retail
12 3 (0.052%) Quorum
12 3 (0.052%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1,657 (28.81%) Amazon AWS
2 1,234 (21.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 500 (8.69%) GitHub
4 285 (4.95%) Serverless
5 250 (4.35%) Amazon S3
6 244 (4.24%) Amazon EC2
7 220 (3.82%) AWS CloudFormation
8 217 (3.77%) AWS Lambda
9 205 (3.56%) Google Cloud Platform
10 201 (3.49%) PaaS
11 199 (3.46%) npm
12 198 (3.44%) OpenShift
13 164 (2.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 158 (2.75%) Amazon SQS
15 139 (2.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 112 (1.95%) Slack
17 102 (1.77%) SaaS
18 99 (1.72%) Datadog
19 96 (1.67%) Amazon ECS
20 88 (1.53%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 267 (4.64%) HTTP
2 160 (2.78%) TCP/IP
3 125 (2.17%) SSL
4 83 (1.44%) DNS
5 72 (1.25%) Internet
6 57 (0.99%) Firewall
7 53 (0.92%) VPN
8 52 (0.90%) FTP
9 35 (0.61%) Ethernet
10 32 (0.56%) OpenVPN
11 24 (0.42%) SSH
12 22 (0.38%) DSL
13 19 (0.33%) Kerberos
14 18 (0.31%) Skype
15 17 (0.30%) Bluetooth
16 15 (0.26%) Cisco Nexus
17 14 (0.24%) BIG-IP
17 14 (0.24%) Network Security
17 14 (0.24%) NFC
18 13 (0.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 601 (10.45%) SQL Server
2 475 (8.26%) MySQL
3 439 (7.63%) PostgreSQL
4 346 (6.02%) Big Data
5 344 (5.98%) MongoDB
6 342 (5.95%) NoSQL
7 324 (5.63%) Relational Database
8 212 (3.69%) Hadoop
9 197 (3.42%) Amazon RDS
10 163 (2.83%) Redis
11 157 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
12 131 (2.28%) Oracle Database
13 109 (1.89%) Apache Hive
14 107 (1.86%) RDBMS
15 100 (1.74%) Azure SQL Database
16 99 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
17 91 (1.58%) HBase
18 87 (1.51%) Power BI
19 82 (1.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
20 81 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2,405 (41.81%) Jenkins
2 1,236 (21.49%) JIRA
3 723 (12.57%) Maven
4 562 (9.77%) Subversion
5 555 (9.65%) JUnit
6 470 (8.17%) Selenium
6 470 (8.17%) Sonatype Nexus
7 415 (7.21%) Bitbucket
8 387 (6.73%) Cucumber
9 342 (5.95%) SonarQube
10 330 (5.74%) Visual Studio Team System
11 324 (5.63%) TeamCity
12 297 (5.16%) Visual Studio
13 275 (4.78%) Team Foundation Server
14 263 (4.57%) gulp
14 263 (4.57%) Mockito
15 235 (4.09%) GitLab
16 232 (4.03%) Grunt
17 222 (3.86%) webpack
18 204 (3.55%) Gradle
General
1 776 (13.49%) Finance
2 353 (6.14%) Banking
3 179 (3.11%) Retail
4 144 (2.50%) Marketing
5 91 (1.58%) Games
6 74 (1.29%) Investment Banking
7 68 (1.18%) Telecoms
8 56 (0.97%) Manufacturing
9 54 (0.94%) Financial Institution
10 53 (0.92%) Front Office
11 38 (0.66%) Aerospace
11 38 (0.66%) Electronics
12 32 (0.56%) Military
13 28 (0.49%) Legal
13 28 (0.49%) Publishing
14 21 (0.37%) Law
14 21 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
15 20 (0.35%) Advertising
15 20 (0.35%) Retail Banking
16 15 (0.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3,290 (57.20%) Developer
2 838 (14.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 732 (12.73%) Java Developer
4 502 (8.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 375 (6.52%) Senior Developer
6 330 (5.74%) Full Stack Developer
7 318 (5.53%) .NET Developer
8 267 (4.64%) React Developer
9 248 (4.31%) JavaScript Developer
10 242 (4.21%) AWS Engineer
11 202 (3.51%) Angular Developer
12 197 (3.42%) AWS DevOps
13 195 (3.39%) Software Engineer
14 193 (3.36%) C# Developer
15 169 (2.94%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 148 (2.57%) Architect
17 146 (2.54%) Python Developer
18 145 (2.52%) Lead Developer
19 133 (2.31%) Data Engineer
20 126 (2.19%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,553 (27.00%) HTML
2 1,511 (26.27%) CSS
3 1,065 (18.52%) Node.js
4 954 (16.59%) AngularJS
5 951 (16.53%) .NET
6 936 (16.27%) REST
7 884 (15.37%) Spring
8 834 (14.50%) Web Services
9 760 (13.21%) React
10 721 (12.53%) HTML5
11 657 (11.42%) RESTful
12 625 (10.87%) JSON
13 505 (8.78%) SOAP
14 483 (8.40%) Spring Boot
15 469 (8.15%) Sass
16 455 (7.91%) CSS3
17 450 (7.82%) jQuery
18 421 (7.32%) Kafka
19 376 (6.54%) XML
20 337 (5.86%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 413 (7.18%) User Experience
2 283 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
3 251 (4.36%) Mobile App
4 162 (2.82%) Greenfield Project
5 131 (2.28%) Linux Command Line
6 122 (2.12%) Public Cloud
7 120 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
8 109 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
9 99 (1.72%) Data Structures
10 87 (1.51%) Cloud Native
11 82 (1.43%) Virtual Team
12 69 (1.20%) Data Centre
13 67 (1.16%) Algorithms
14 41 (0.71%) Replication
15 40 (0.70%) Robotics
16 34 (0.59%) Clustering
16 34 (0.59%) NHS
17 28 (0.49%) PKI
18 27 (0.47%) Client/Server
18 27 (0.47%) Vector Graphics
Operating Systems
1 1,676 (29.14%) Linux
2 517 (8.99%) Unix
3 449 (7.81%) Windows
4 294 (5.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 205 (3.56%) Android
6 176 (3.06%) Apple iOS
7 167 (2.90%) CentOS
8 116 (2.02%) Windows Server
9 97 (1.69%) Mac OS X
10 83 (1.44%) Ubuntu
11 28 (0.49%) VMS
12 26 (0.45%) CoreOS
13 25 (0.43%) Debian
14 20 (0.35%) Windows 10
15 18 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
16 9 (0.16%) Mac OS
17 8 (0.14%) AIX
17 8 (0.14%) Fedora
17 8 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
18 7 (0.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,312 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
2 1,947 (33.85%) DevOps
3 1,521 (26.44%) TDD
4 1,414 (24.58%) Scrum
5 1,290 (22.43%) Continuous Integration
6 1,135 (19.73%) Test Automation
7 1,028 (17.87%) Microservices
8 827 (14.38%) BDD
9 658 (11.44%) Front End Development
10 566 (9.84%) Kanban
11 551 (9.58%) MVC
12 538 (9.35%) Software Engineering
13 514 (8.94%) Unit Testing
14 508 (8.83%) Configuration Management
15 507 (8.81%) Open Source
16 468 (8.14%) Problem-Solving
17 393 (6.83%) Web Development
18 365 (6.35%) OO
19 364 (6.33%) Continuous Delivery
20 322 (5.60%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2,155 (37.47%) JavaScript
2 2,103 (36.56%) Java
3 1,367 (23.77%) Python
4 1,277 (22.20%) SQL
5 919 (15.98%) C#
6 566 (9.84%) Bash Shell
7 398 (6.92%) Java 8
8 374 (6.50%) Ruby
8 374 (6.50%) TypeScript
9 345 (6.00%) PowerShell
10 330 (5.74%) PHP
11 329 (5.72%) ES6
12 271 (4.71%) Scala
13 244 (4.24%) Shell Script
14 214 (3.72%) C++
15 191 (3.32%) Perl
16 158 (2.75%) Groovy
17 141 (2.45%) T-SQL
18 129 (2.24%) Go
19 93 (1.62%) C
Qualifications
1 601 (10.45%) Security Cleared
2 474 (8.24%) SC Cleared
3 292 (5.08%) Degree
4 105 (1.83%) AWS Certification
5 86 (1.50%) BPSS Clearance
6 79 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
7 74 (1.29%) RHCE
8 45 (0.78%) DBS Check
9 42 (0.73%) DV Cleared
10 31 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
11 26 (0.45%) ISTQB
11 26 (0.45%) Numerate Degree
12 21 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
13 20 (0.35%) Sun Certification
14 19 (0.33%) OCPJP
15 18 (0.31%) CCNP
15 18 (0.31%) Master's Degree
16 15 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
17 14 (0.24%) CCNA
17 14 (0.24%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 280 (4.87%) QA
2 52 (0.90%) Data Quality
3 48 (0.83%) NIST
4 47 (0.82%) WCAG
5 36 (0.63%) PCI DSS
6 30 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 29 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 27 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
9 20 (0.35%) NCSC
10 11 (0.19%) GDPR
11 7 (0.12%) SLA
12 4 (0.070%) MiFID
12 4 (0.070%) PSD2
13 3 (0.052%) Dodd-Frank
13 3 (0.052%) EMIR
14 2 (0.035%) GxP
14 2 (0.035%) MISRA
14 2 (0.035%) PMO
14 2 (0.035%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 1 (0.017%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1,438 (25.00%) Docker
2 131 (2.28%) Active Directory
3 102 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 55 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
5 52 (0.90%) vSphere
6 32 (0.56%) HDFS
7 24 (0.42%) Postfix
8 20 (0.35%) LXC
9 17 (0.30%) Hyper-V
10 16 (0.28%) KVM
11 14 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 14 (0.24%) VMware NSX
12 12 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
13 10 (0.17%) Snort
13 10 (0.17%) VirtualBox
13 10 (0.17%) Xen
14 9 (0.16%) Squid
15 7 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
16 6 (0.10%) Varnish
16 6 (0.10%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 871 (15.14%) Ansible
2 841 (14.62%) Kubernetes
3 624 (10.85%) Terraform
4 541 (9.41%) Puppet
5 459 (7.98%) Opscode Chef
6 113 (1.96%) Packer
7 105 (1.83%) Grafana
8 85 (1.48%) Consul
9 72 (1.25%) Kibana
10 62 (1.08%) Prometheus
11 52 (0.90%) Docker Swarm
12 50 (0.87%) Salt
13 45 (0.78%) ZABBIX
14 42 (0.73%) Hadoop YARN
15 37 (0.64%) logstash
16 35 (0.61%) Nagios
17 31 (0.54%) Graphite
18 30 (0.52%) FreeIPA
19 29 (0.50%) Rancher
19 29 (0.50%) SELinux
Vendors
1 543 (9.44%) Microsoft
1 543 (9.44%) Oracle
2 337 (5.86%) Red Hat
3 244 (4.24%) Splunk
4 229 (3.98%) Google
5 206 (3.58%) Atlassian
6 178 (3.09%) VMware
7 127 (2.21%) IBM
8 123 (2.14%) SAP
9 88 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
10 82 (1.43%) MuleSoft
11 73 (1.27%) Adobe
12 62 (1.08%) Informatica
13 57 (0.99%) AppDynamics
13 57 (0.99%) Cisco
14 54 (0.94%) New Relic
14 54 (0.94%) Qualys
14 54 (0.94%) Tableau
15 46 (0.80%) Black Duck
16 45 (0.78%) Cypress Semiconductor