Period
to 19 December 2018

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 December 2018 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 32 43
Rank change year-on-year +2 +11 +10
Contract jobs citing Git (software) 6,920 6,186 4,715
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.61% 5.99% 4.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 30.93% 32.23% 27.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,676 4,438 3,170
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £347 £325 £313
90th Percentile £625 £610 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 38 17
UK median hourly rate £42.00 £45.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +8.43% +3.75%
10th Percentile £33.88 £31.63 £32.45
90th Percentile £53.75 £59.13 £48.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £40.75
% change year-on-year -22.22% +10.43% +0.31%

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 22,373 19,196 16,895
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.37% 18.60% 16.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,367 13,433 11,310
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.12%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 243 265 254
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £31.25 £29.00 £22.05
90th Percentile £54.75 £62.15 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £43.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year -1.15% +6.10% +2.50%

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 December 2018.

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 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Git (software) in the UK

Git (software)
Top 18 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 December 2018. 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 +3 6,401 £500 +5.26% 1,986
UK excluding London -1 3,462 £450 +5.88% 1,450
London 0 3,363 £520 +4.00% 672
South East -4 1,034 £465 +3.33% 342
North of England -9 762 £450 +5.88% 433
Midlands +6 541 £450 +6.89% 238
South West +11 412 £450 +8.43% 186
North West -2 372 £425 - 225
West Midlands +2 348 £450 - 130
Yorkshire -21 287 £450 +2.27% 163
Scotland -3 286 £425 +6.18% 86
East of England +4 274 £450 +12.50% 115
East Midlands +8 191 £404 +7.60% 107
Wales +10 134 £400 -15.79% 45
North East +1 104 £450 -5.26% 45
Northern Ireland +41 20 £422 - 5
Channel Islands -4 3 - -
Isle of Man -3 2 - -

For the 6 months to 19 December 2018, 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 4,006 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 2,861 (41.34%) Jenkins
3 2,744 (39.65%) Java
4 2,627 (37.96%) JavaScript
5 2,105 (30.42%) DevOps
6 2,070 (29.91%) TDD
7 1,960 (28.32%) Linux
8 1,912 (27.63%) HTML
9 1,863 (26.92%) CSS
10 1,838 (26.56%) Continuous Integration
11 1,766 (25.52%) Amazon AWS
12 1,717 (24.81%) Docker
13 1,652 (23.87%) Test Automation
14 1,574 (22.75%) Scrum
15 1,476 (21.33%) JIRA
16 1,443 (20.85%) Python
17 1,410 (20.38%) SQL
18 1,374 (19.86%) REST
19 1,313 (18.97%) Microservices
20 1,247 (18.02%) BDD
21 1,231 (17.79%) AngularJS
22 1,199 (17.33%) Ansible
23 1,189 (17.18%) Node.js
24 1,162 (16.79%) Spring
25 1,112 (16.07%) Maven
26 1,015 (14.67%) C#
26 1,015 (14.67%) HTML5
27 969 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
28 967 (13.97%) .NET
29 953 (13.77%) Web Services

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
1 829 (11.98%) Confluence
2 377 (5.45%) Apache
3 364 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
4 227 (3.28%) CMS
5 207 (2.99%) Tomcat
6 199 (2.88%) nginx
7 174 (2.51%) Apache Spark
8 157 (2.27%) WebSphere
9 136 (1.97%) JBoss
10 114 (1.65%) Cloud Foundry
11 94 (1.36%) WebLogic
12 84 (1.21%) WordPress
13 80 (1.16%) WildFly
14 78 (1.13%) IIS
15 71 (1.03%) Drupal
15 71 (1.03%) MQSeries
16 66 (0.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 63 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 63 (0.91%) SharePoint
18 52 (0.75%) Umbraco
Applications
1 73 (1.05%) Photoshop
2 35 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
4 18 (0.26%) MS Visio
5 15 (0.22%) Fireworks
6 13 (0.19%) InVision
6 13 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 8 (0.12%) Chatbot
8 7 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
9 6 (0.087%) Microsoft Office
9 6 (0.087%) Simulink
10 4 (0.058%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.029%) GIMP
12 1 (0.014%) HipChat
12 1 (0.014%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 47 (0.68%) Magento
2 44 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
4 11 (0.16%) ION MarketView
4 11 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 9 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
5 9 (0.13%) Sentinel
6 8 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
6 8 (0.12%) Shopify
7 6 (0.087%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (0.072%) Oracle Cash Management
8 5 (0.072%) SAP FI-CA
8 5 (0.072%) SAP PSCD
9 4 (0.058%) Fredhopper
9 4 (0.058%) SAP Hybris
9 4 (0.058%) SAP MM
9 4 (0.058%) SAP R/3
10 3 (0.043%) BusinessWorks
10 3 (0.043%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 3 (0.043%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 1,766 (25.52%) Amazon AWS
2 969 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 524 (7.57%) GitHub
4 235 (3.40%) Serverless
5 216 (3.12%) Amazon EC2
6 211 (3.05%) PaaS
7 197 (2.85%) npm
8 186 (2.69%) AWS Lambda
9 167 (2.41%) OpenShift
10 156 (2.25%) Amazon S3
11 155 (2.24%) Google Cloud Platform
12 147 (2.12%) AWS CloudFormation
13 125 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
13 125 (1.81%) IaaS
14 109 (1.58%) Slack
15 97 (1.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 93 (1.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 92 (1.33%) Amazon SQS
18 91 (1.32%) Datadog
18 91 (1.32%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 453 (6.55%) HTTP
2 208 (3.01%) TCP/IP
3 165 (2.38%) SSL
4 164 (2.37%) Firewall
5 139 (2.01%) DNS
6 83 (1.20%) Internet
7 53 (0.77%) Network Security
7 53 (0.77%) SSH
8 52 (0.75%) AMQP
8 52 (0.75%) FTP
9 51 (0.74%) VPN
10 33 (0.48%) Cisco Nexus
11 31 (0.45%) Kerberos
12 27 (0.39%) HTTPS
13 26 (0.38%) OpenLDAP
14 24 (0.35%) OpenVPN
14 24 (0.35%) Wireless
15 23 (0.33%) DSL
15 23 (0.33%) SMTP
16 22 (0.32%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 760 (10.98%) SQL Server
2 656 (9.48%) Relational Database
3 624 (9.02%) NoSQL
4 615 (8.89%) MongoDB
5 613 (8.86%) MySQL
6 590 (8.53%) PostgreSQL
7 277 (4.00%) Hadoop
8 263 (3.80%) Big Data
9 226 (3.27%) RDBMS
10 224 (3.24%) Apache Cassandra
11 196 (2.83%) Redis
12 116 (1.68%) Oracle Database
13 111 (1.60%) Couchbase
14 109 (1.58%) HBase
15 92 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
16 89 (1.29%) Apache Hive
17 86 (1.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 76 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
19 57 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 55 (0.79%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2,861 (41.34%) Jenkins
2 1,476 (21.33%) JIRA
3 1,112 (16.07%) Maven
4 893 (12.90%) Subversion
5 815 (11.78%) Selenium
6 700 (10.12%) JUnit
7 637 (9.21%) Cucumber
8 429 (6.20%) TeamCity
9 390 (5.64%) Gradle
10 385 (5.56%) Bitbucket
11 384 (5.55%) gulp
12 375 (5.42%) Sonatype Nexus
13 372 (5.38%) SonarQube
14 320 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
15 302 (4.36%) Visual Studio Team System
16 299 (4.32%) Visual Studio
17 285 (4.12%) Mockito
18 279 (4.03%) GitLab
19 261 (3.77%) Artifactory
20 256 (3.70%) Grunt
General
1 919 (13.28%) Finance
2 398 (5.75%) Banking
3 237 (3.42%) Retail
4 153 (2.21%) Marketing
5 109 (1.58%) Games
6 104 (1.50%) Front Office
7 90 (1.30%) Investment Banking
8 70 (1.01%) Telecoms
9 62 (0.90%) Manufacturing
10 60 (0.87%) Advertising
11 55 (0.79%) Electronics
12 54 (0.78%) Financial Institution
13 46 (0.66%) Back Office
14 45 (0.65%) Publishing
15 35 (0.51%) Automotive
16 23 (0.33%) Law
17 22 (0.32%) Legal
18 20 (0.29%) Aerospace
19 17 (0.25%) Military
20 11 (0.16%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 4,236 (61.21%) Developer
2 1,191 (17.21%) Java Developer
3 928 (13.41%) DevOps Engineer
4 563 (8.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 422 (6.10%) Senior Developer
6 376 (5.43%) .NET Developer
7 356 (5.14%) React Developer
8 343 (4.96%) Full Stack Developer
9 339 (4.90%) JavaScript Developer
10 251 (3.63%) C# Developer
11 248 (3.58%) Software Engineer
12 236 (3.41%) Angular Developer
13 211 (3.05%) Architect
14 189 (2.73%) AWS Engineer
15 183 (2.64%) Node.js Developer
16 171 (2.47%) AWS DevOps
17 157 (2.27%) Lead Developer
18 156 (2.25%) Agile Developer
19 152 (2.20%) Test Engineer
20 151 (2.18%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,912 (27.63%) HTML
2 1,863 (26.92%) CSS
3 1,374 (19.86%) REST
4 1,231 (17.79%) AngularJS
5 1,189 (17.18%) Node.js
6 1,162 (16.79%) Spring
7 1,015 (14.67%) HTML5
8 967 (13.97%) .NET
9 953 (13.77%) Web Services
10 936 (13.53%) RESTful
11 917 (13.25%) React
12 868 (12.54%) JSON
13 679 (9.81%) Spring Boot
14 635 (9.18%) CSS3
15 598 (8.64%) jQuery
16 573 (8.28%) SOAP
17 567 (8.19%) Sass
18 473 (6.84%) XML
19 438 (6.33%) Hibernate
20 404 (5.84%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 512 (7.40%) User Experience
2 358 (5.17%) Greenfield Project
3 347 (5.01%) Analytical Skills
4 244 (3.53%) Linux Command Line
5 233 (3.37%) Mobile App
6 182 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
7 149 (2.15%) Fintech
8 144 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
9 142 (2.05%) Algorithms
10 132 (1.91%) Data Structures
11 109 (1.58%) Public Cloud
12 71 (1.03%) Virtual Team
13 60 (0.87%) Fixed Income
14 57 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
15 53 (0.77%) iPad
16 52 (0.75%) Clustering
17 50 (0.72%) Cloud Native
17 50 (0.72%) Data Centre
18 47 (0.68%) Management Information System
19 42 (0.61%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1,960 (28.32%) Linux
2 792 (11.45%) Unix
3 681 (9.84%) Windows
4 340 (4.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 253 (3.66%) Android
6 235 (3.40%) Apple iOS
7 181 (2.62%) CentOS
8 138 (1.99%) Ubuntu
9 127 (1.84%) Windows Server
10 87 (1.26%) Mac OS X
10 87 (1.26%) VMS
11 38 (0.55%) Solaris
12 35 (0.51%) CoreOS
12 35 (0.51%) Debian
13 21 (0.30%) Mac OS
14 16 (0.23%) AIX
14 16 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
15 14 (0.20%) Fedora
16 11 (0.16%) Windows 8
16 11 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,006 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 2,105 (30.42%) DevOps
3 2,070 (29.91%) TDD
4 1,838 (26.56%) Continuous Integration
5 1,652 (23.87%) Test Automation
6 1,574 (22.75%) Scrum
7 1,313 (18.97%) Microservices
8 1,247 (18.02%) BDD
9 821 (11.86%) MVC
10 731 (10.56%) Front End Development
11 713 (10.30%) OO
12 701 (10.13%) Configuration Management
13 667 (9.64%) Software Engineering
14 644 (9.31%) Unit Testing
15 641 (9.26%) Open Source
16 635 (9.18%) Kanban
17 605 (8.74%) Problem-Solving
18 497 (7.18%) Web Development
19 472 (6.82%) Continuous Delivery
20 419 (6.05%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2,744 (39.65%) Java
2 2,627 (37.96%) JavaScript
3 1,443 (20.85%) Python
4 1,410 (20.38%) SQL
5 1,015 (14.67%) C#
6 669 (9.67%) Java 8
7 557 (8.05%) Ruby
8 484 (6.99%) Bash Shell
9 408 (5.90%) PHP
10 405 (5.85%) Perl
11 392 (5.66%) Scala
12 383 (5.53%) ES6
13 369 (5.33%) TypeScript
14 293 (4.23%) Groovy
15 259 (3.74%) Shell Script
16 246 (3.55%) PowerShell
17 244 (3.53%) Go
18 208 (3.01%) C++
19 155 (2.24%) C
20 138 (1.99%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 649 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 512 (7.40%) SC Cleared
3 362 (5.23%) Degree
4 121 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
5 102 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
6 56 (0.81%) DV Cleared
7 55 (0.79%) AWS Certification
8 53 (0.77%) RHCE
9 42 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 35 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
11 30 (0.43%) ISTQB
11 30 (0.43%) Numerate Degree
12 27 (0.39%) CCNP
13 20 (0.29%) Master's Degree
14 19 (0.27%) DBS Check
15 18 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
16 14 (0.20%) ISEB
17 13 (0.19%) MCSE
17 13 (0.19%) Sun Certification
18 10 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 390 (5.64%) QA
2 59 (0.85%) WCAG
3 25 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
4 21 (0.30%) PMO
5 16 (0.23%) Data Quality
6 14 (0.20%) GDPR
6 14 (0.20%) PCI DSS
7 10 (0.14%) MiFID
7 10 (0.14%) PSD2
8 9 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (0.087%) MISRA
9 6 (0.087%) MISRA C
10 5 (0.072%) SLA
11 4 (0.058%) EMIR
11 4 (0.058%) ISO 9001
12 3 (0.043%) Dodd-Frank
13 2 (0.029%) HL7
13 2 (0.029%) ISO 13485
14 1 (0.014%) HIPAA
14 1 (0.014%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 1,717 (24.81%) Docker
2 145 (2.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 77 (1.11%) Active Directory
4 71 (1.03%) vSphere
5 70 (1.01%) HDFS
6 53 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
7 47 (0.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 27 (0.39%) etcd
8 27 (0.39%) flannel
9 23 (0.33%) Firmware
10 21 (0.30%) VirtualBox
11 20 (0.29%) Ceph
11 20 (0.29%) SkyDNS
12 19 (0.27%) GlusterFS
13 18 (0.26%) Hyper-V
13 18 (0.26%) KVM
14 17 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
15 16 (0.23%) Postfix
16 14 (0.20%) vCloud
17 13 (0.19%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1,199 (17.33%) Ansible
2 815 (11.78%) Puppet
3 769 (11.11%) Kubernetes
4 526 (7.60%) Terraform
5 474 (6.85%) Opscode Chef
6 199 (2.88%) Kibana
7 139 (2.01%) Grafana
8 110 (1.59%) Docker Swarm
9 108 (1.56%) logstash
10 106 (1.53%) Nagios
11 93 (1.34%) ZABBIX
12 79 (1.14%) Prometheus
13 74 (1.07%) Packer
14 67 (0.97%) Graphite
15 66 (0.95%) Salt
16 59 (0.85%) HAProxy
16 59 (0.85%) Mesos
17 57 (0.82%) Consul
18 54 (0.78%) Hadoop YARN
19 40 (0.58%) Rancher
Vendors
1 608 (8.79%) Oracle
2 555 (8.02%) Microsoft
3 345 (4.99%) Google
3 345 (4.99%) Red Hat
4 235 (3.40%) VMware
5 232 (3.35%) Splunk
6 203 (2.93%) Atlassian
7 130 (1.88%) Adobe
8 127 (1.84%) IBM
9 85 (1.23%) MuleSoft
10 83 (1.20%) SAP
11 80 (1.16%) AppDynamics
12 74 (1.07%) New Relic
13 68 (0.98%) Cisco
14 59 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
15 53 (0.77%) Apple
16 52 (0.75%) Qualys
17 51 (0.74%) SaltStack
18 49 (0.71%) Sitecore
19 46 (0.66%) webMethods