Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 31 34 30
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4 +3
Contract jobs citing Git (software) 1,724 4,873 6,705
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 5.80% 5.58% 6.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 32.76% 30.67% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,293 3,191 4,590
Median daily rate £475 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £326 £350 £331
90th Percentile £638 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £432 £450 £433
% change year-on-year -4.00% +4.05% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 42 47
Median hourly rate £35.00 £44.51 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.37% +4.73% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88% -

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 5,263 15,886 21,233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.71% 18.18% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,407 10,342 14,570
Median daily rate £495 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.21% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £325
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 110 251 234
Median hourly rate £41.00 £44.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.87% +4.71% -
10th Percentile £28.18 £27.15 £26.58
90th Percentile £55.00 £55.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate £44.50 £44.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year - +4.71% -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +5 1,562 £475 -4.04% 911
London +5 907 £500 -4.76% 265
UK excluding London -2 677 £432 -4.00% 712
Work from Home +12 302 £475 -5.00% 182
North of England +10 228 £432 -4.00% 229
South East +5 161 £465 +3.33% 134
North West +17 119 £432 +1.65% 122
Yorkshire +9 88 £425 -10.53% 77
East of England 0 85 £425 -5.50% 83
Midlands -5 81 £388 -14.60% 101
South West -16 65 £425 -10.53% 95
West Midlands -6 56 £414 -11.02% 65
Scotland -31 37 £425 - 38
East Midlands +6 25 £338 -18.18% 36
North East +2 21 £500 +25.00% 30
Wales +15 16 £444 +18.33% 27
Northern Ireland 0 4 £430 -9.47% 5

For the 6 months to 22 September 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).

1 913 (52.96%) Agile Software Development
2 795 (46.11%) Jenkins
3 698 (40.49%) Java
4 638 (37.01%) DevOps
5 474 (27.49%) Python
6 466 (27.03%) JavaScript
7 429 (24.88%) AWS
8 424 (24.59%) Test Automation
9 404 (23.43%) Azure
9 404 (23.43%) HTML
10 403 (23.38%) Scrum
11 399 (23.14%) Linux
12 391 (22.68%) Docker
13 384 (22.27%) SQL
14 368 (21.35%) Continuous Integration
15 362 (21.00%) JIRA
16 361 (20.94%) CSS
17 319 (18.50%) Security Cleared
18 316 (18.33%) Microservices
19 304 (17.63%) TDD
20 302 (17.52%) REST
21 299 (17.34%) Kubernetes
22 290 (16.82%) Maven
23 288 (16.71%) Node.js
24 274 (15.89%) Ansible
25 273 (15.84%) Finance
26 270 (15.66%) SC Cleared
27 267 (15.49%) Spring
28 259 (15.02%) C#
29 235 (13.63%) Terraform

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
1 214 (12.41%) Confluence
2 94 (5.45%) Apache
3 75 (4.35%) Cloud Foundry
4 66 (3.83%) Elasticsearch
5 65 (3.77%) Apache Spark
5 65 (3.77%) WebLogic
6 51 (2.96%) Tomcat
7 45 (2.61%) Mule
8 39 (2.26%) JBoss
8 39 (2.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 37 (2.15%) nginx
10 32 (1.86%) CMS
11 23 (1.33%) Red Hat Fuse
12 18 (1.04%) NServiceBus
12 18 (1.04%) SharePoint
12 18 (1.04%) WebSphere
13 17 (0.99%) WordPress
14 14 (0.81%) Apache Solr
15 13 (0.75%) OpenStack
16 11 (0.64%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 21 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
2 18 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (0.35%) Sketch
5 4 (0.23%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.058%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.058%) GIMP
6 1 (0.058%) InDesign
6 1 (0.058%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.058%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (0.81%) Oracle BPM
1 14 (0.81%) Oracle ERP
2 10 (0.58%) SAP FI-CA
3 9 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (0.46%) ION MarketView
5 7 (0.41%) Magento
6 6 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (0.29%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 5 (0.29%) Visualfiles
8 4 (0.23%) Shopify
9 3 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
10 2 (0.12%) assyst
10 2 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
10 2 (0.12%) ResourceLink
10 2 (0.12%) Siebel CRM
11 1 (0.058%) FINCAD Analytics
11 1 (0.058%) SAP ERP
11 1 (0.058%) SAP Hybris
11 1 (0.058%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 429 (24.88%) AWS
2 404 (23.43%) Azure
3 192 (11.14%) GitHub
4 109 (6.32%) GCP
5 95 (5.51%) Serverless
6 76 (4.41%) Amazon S3
7 65 (3.77%) AWS Lambda
8 64 (3.71%) Slack
9 62 (3.60%) PaaS
10 61 (3.54%) npm
11 50 (2.90%) Amazon EC2
11 50 (2.90%) Power Platform
12 48 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
13 40 (2.32%) OpenShift
14 37 (2.15%) IaaS
15 35 (2.03%) Azure Functions
16 34 (1.97%) SaaS
17 29 (1.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 27 (1.57%) Amazon SQS
19 24 (1.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 76 (4.41%) Firewall
1 76 (4.41%) HTTP
2 61 (3.54%) DNS
3 44 (2.55%) TCP/IP
4 38 (2.20%) SSL
5 30 (1.74%) Reverse Proxy
6 29 (1.68%) SNMP
7 27 (1.57%) VLAN
8 18 (1.04%) Ethernet
9 12 (0.70%) DHCP
10 10 (0.58%) DSL
10 10 (0.58%) Internet
11 9 (0.52%) SSH
12 8 (0.46%) Network Security
13 7 (0.41%) BGP
13 7 (0.41%) MPLS
13 7 (0.41%) Skype
14 4 (0.23%) OpenLDAP
14 4 (0.23%) RSVP
14 4 (0.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (11.14%) SQL Server
2 170 (9.86%) MySQL
3 149 (8.64%) Relational Database
4 104 (6.03%) NoSQL
5 103 (5.97%) MongoDB
6 88 (5.10%) Hadoop
7 86 (4.99%) PostgreSQL
8 79 (4.58%) Big Data
9 62 (3.60%) Apache Hive
10 52 (3.02%) Pentaho
11 50 (2.90%) Oracle Database
12 40 (2.32%) RDBMS
13 39 (2.26%) Amazon RDS
14 38 (2.20%) Impala
15 36 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
16 35 (2.03%) Power BI
17 32 (1.86%) Data Lake
18 31 (1.80%) Azure SQL Database
19 30 (1.74%) Cosmos DB
20 28 (1.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 795 (46.11%) Jenkins
2 362 (21.00%) JIRA
3 290 (16.82%) Maven
4 157 (9.11%) JUnit
5 147 (8.53%) Subversion
6 141 (8.18%) Selenium
7 116 (6.73%) Sonatype Nexus
8 109 (6.32%) Cucumber
9 105 (6.09%) GitLab
10 101 (5.86%) Gradle
11 93 (5.39%) Bitbucket
12 92 (5.34%) gulp
13 89 (5.16%) TeamCity
14 79 (4.58%) SonarQube
15 68 (3.94%) Mockito
15 68 (3.94%) Team Foundation Server
15 68 (3.94%) Visual Studio
16 61 (3.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 60 (3.48%) Grunt
18 55 (3.19%) Postman
General
1 273 (15.84%) Finance
2 180 (10.44%) Public Sector
3 159 (9.22%) Banking
4 58 (3.36%) Investment Banking
5 57 (3.31%) Marketing
6 45 (2.61%) Front Office
7 23 (1.33%) Telecoms
8 21 (1.22%) Financial Institution
9 20 (1.16%) Manufacturing
10 18 (1.04%) Electronics
11 15 (0.87%) Games
12 13 (0.75%) Legal
13 12 (0.70%) Retail
14 10 (0.58%) Law
15 9 (0.52%) Back Office
16 7 (0.41%) Aerospace
16 7 (0.41%) Retail Banking
17 6 (0.35%) Military
18 5 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
19 4 (0.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 960 (55.68%) Developer
2 221 (12.82%) Java Developer
3 174 (10.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 120 (6.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 100 (5.80%) Senior Developer
6 80 (4.64%) .NET Developer
7 75 (4.35%) Full Stack Developer
8 68 (3.94%) React Developer
9 63 (3.65%) Azure Engineer
9 63 (3.65%) Software Engineer
10 60 (3.48%) C# Developer
10 60 (3.48%) Data Engineer
11 56 (3.25%) Python Developer
12 51 (2.96%) Architect
13 47 (2.73%) Angular Developer
13 47 (2.73%) AWS Engineer
13 47 (2.73%) PHP Developer
14 38 (2.20%) Cloud Engineer
15 36 (2.09%) Consultant
16 35 (2.03%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 404 (23.43%) HTML
2 361 (20.94%) CSS
3 302 (17.52%) REST
4 288 (16.71%) Node.js
5 267 (15.49%) Spring
6 218 (12.65%) .NET
7 206 (11.95%) React
8 204 (11.83%) HTML5
9 194 (11.25%) AngularJS
10 179 (10.38%) Spring Boot
11 177 (10.27%) Web Services
12 175 (10.15%) JSON
13 147 (8.53%) SOAP
14 135 (7.83%) RESTful
15 131 (7.60%) XML
16 126 (7.31%) Sass
17 105 (6.09%) CSS3
18 98 (5.68%) jQuery
19 88 (5.10%) Kafka
20 86 (4.99%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 148 (8.58%) User Experience
2 113 (6.55%) Mobile App
3 86 (4.99%) Analytical Skills
4 81 (4.70%) Fixed Income
5 40 (2.32%) Self-Motivation
6 38 (2.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 37 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
8 33 (1.91%) Derivative
8 33 (1.91%) Linux Command Line
9 32 (1.86%) Cloud Native
10 31 (1.80%) Data Structures
11 29 (1.68%) Greenfield Project
12 27 (1.57%) Data Centre
13 25 (1.45%) Algorithms
13 25 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
14 20 (1.16%) Virtual Team
15 19 (1.10%) Management Information System
16 18 (1.04%) Private Cloud
17 17 (0.99%) Public Cloud
18 14 (0.81%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 399 (23.14%) Linux
2 164 (9.51%) Unix
2 164 (9.51%) Windows
3 110 (6.38%) Android
4 80 (4.64%) Apple iOS
5 67 (3.89%) CentOS
6 66 (3.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 37 (2.15%) Mac OS X
8 26 (1.51%) Windows Server
9 24 (1.39%) Ubuntu
10 23 (1.33%) Windows 10
10 23 (1.33%) Windows Server 2016
11 13 (0.75%) Debian
11 13 (0.75%) Mac OS
12 10 (0.58%) VMS
13 8 (0.46%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 7 (0.41%) CoreOS
15 3 (0.17%) Amazon Linux
15 3 (0.17%) Fedora
16 2 (0.12%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 913 (52.96%) Agile Software Development
2 638 (37.01%) DevOps
3 424 (24.59%) Test Automation
4 403 (23.38%) Scrum
5 368 (21.35%) Continuous Integration
6 316 (18.33%) Microservices
7 304 (17.63%) TDD
8 218 (12.65%) Unit Testing
9 183 (10.61%) Kanban
10 175 (10.15%) Software Engineering
11 170 (9.86%) Front End Development
12 160 (9.28%) Problem-Solving
13 158 (9.16%) Continuous Delivery
14 155 (8.99%) Open Source
15 154 (8.93%) BDD
16 140 (8.12%) Configuration Management
17 138 (8.00%) SDLC
18 133 (7.71%) OO
19 130 (7.54%) Analytics
20 121 (7.02%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 698 (40.49%) Java
2 474 (27.49%) Python
3 466 (27.03%) JavaScript
4 384 (22.27%) SQL
5 259 (15.02%) C#
6 139 (8.06%) Java 8
7 129 (7.48%) Bash Shell
8 120 (6.96%) PowerShell
9 86 (4.99%) Kotlin
10 84 (4.87%) PHP
11 80 (4.64%) Scala
12 79 (4.58%) C++
13 71 (4.12%) TypeScript
14 63 (3.65%) Perl
15 62 (3.60%) Shell Script
16 56 (3.25%) ES6
17 55 (3.19%) Ruby
18 52 (3.02%) Apple Swift
18 52 (3.02%) PL/SQL
19 51 (2.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 319 (18.50%) Security Cleared
2 270 (15.66%) SC Cleared
3 75 (4.35%) Degree
4 44 (2.55%) BPSS Clearance
5 26 (1.51%) ISTQB
6 25 (1.45%) DV Cleared
7 24 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
8 22 (1.28%) Master's Degree
9 20 (1.16%) DBS Check
10 14 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 12 (0.70%) ISEB
12 11 (0.64%) AWS Certification
13 9 (0.52%) PMI Certification
14 7 (0.41%) Novell Certification
15 6 (0.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 6 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
16 4 (0.23%) PhD
17 3 (0.17%) CISSP
17 3 (0.17%) OCP
17 3 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (6.84%) QA
2 52 (3.02%) WCAG
3 13 (0.75%) GDPR
4 10 (0.58%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.29%) NIST
5 5 (0.29%) SLA
6 4 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.12%) ISO 20022
7 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.058%) CDISC
8 1 (0.058%) FedRAMP
8 1 (0.058%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.058%) JTAG
8 1 (0.058%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 391 (22.68%) Docker
2 45 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (2.03%) HDFS
4 33 (1.91%) vSphere
5 25 (1.45%) Active Directory
5 25 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (0.75%) Firmware
7 12 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.29%) Postfix
9 4 (0.23%) VMware NSX
10 3 (0.17%) RACF
10 3 (0.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (0.12%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.12%) GFS2
11 2 (0.12%) Gluster
11 2 (0.12%) NFS
11 2 (0.12%) Samba
11 2 (0.12%) Varnish
12 1 (0.058%) KVM
Systems Management
1 299 (17.34%) Kubernetes
2 274 (15.89%) Ansible
3 235 (13.63%) Terraform
4 170 (9.86%) Puppet
5 130 (7.54%) Opscode Chef
6 56 (3.25%) Prometheus
7 43 (2.49%) Packer
8 42 (2.44%) Grafana
9 33 (1.91%) Kibana
10 29 (1.68%) Salt
11 19 (1.10%) ZABBIX
12 16 (0.93%) Argo
13 14 (0.81%) logstash
14 12 (0.70%) Netcool
14 12 (0.70%) Rundeck
15 10 (0.58%) HP ALM
16 9 (0.52%) Netcool/OMNIbus
16 9 (0.52%) Netcool/Webtop
16 9 (0.52%) Tivoli
17 7 (0.41%) Istio
Vendors
1 210 (12.18%) Microsoft
2 206 (11.95%) Oracle
3 131 (7.60%) Splunk
4 84 (4.87%) AppDynamics
5 81 (4.70%) Google
6 68 (3.94%) Atlassian
7 60 (3.48%) Databricks
8 53 (3.07%) VMware
9 52 (3.02%) MuleSoft
10 47 (2.73%) Red Hat
11 44 (2.55%) Cloudera
12 42 (2.44%) SAP
13 31 (1.80%) StreamSets
14 26 (1.51%) Dell
15 22 (1.28%) SaltStack
16 21 (1.22%) HP
16 21 (1.22%) IBM
17 19 (1.10%) Adobe
18 18 (1.04%) BEA
19 17 (0.99%) Talend