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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 2 July 2022 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
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 42 38 40
Rank change year-on-year -4 +2 -11
Contract jobs citing Git (software) 4,556 3,702 2,194
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 5.12% 5.58% 5.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 29.49% 31.51% 28.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,078 2,421 1,478
10th Percentile £413 £356 £350
25th Percentile £475 £425 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £560 £500 £498
Median % change year-on-year +12.00% +0.50% +0.51%
75th Percentile £660 £600 £588
90th Percentile £750 £675 £655
UK excluding London median daily rate £515 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +14.44% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 66 13
10th Percentile £45.25 £27.50 £43.00
25th Percentile £52.50 £44.00 £44.00
Median hourly rate £65.00 £57.61 £45.91
Median % change year-on-year +12.84% +25.47% -8.18%
75th Percentile £75.00 £65.06 £56.00
90th Percentile £77.50 £68.56 £60.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.27 £56.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +15.52% +25.56% -10.00%

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 15,451 11,748 7,613
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.36% 17.71% 18.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,821 7,903 5,318
10th Percentile £400 £350 £331
25th Percentile £463 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £650 £590 £588
90th Percentile £750 £675 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 202 101
10th Percentile £36.13 £25.50 £19.84
25th Percentile £41.16 £40.00 £38.25
Median hourly rate £52.65 £48.50 £47.50
Median % change year-on-year +8.56% +2.09% +5.56%
75th Percentile £65.00 £58.41 £55.00
90th Percentile £75.00 £65.50 £63.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £47.50 £45.91
% change year-on-year +15.79% +3.46% +2.02%

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 2 July 2022.

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 2 July 2022.

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 2 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England -6 3,616 £575 +15.00% 967
Work from Home -10 2,493 £550 +10.00% 431
London -5 2,174 £600 +9.09% 367
UK excluding London -9 1,296 £515 +14.44% 642
North of England +1 355 £525 +22.81% 182
South East -13 322 £525 +16.67% 149
North West +2 201 £525 +23.53% 88
Midlands -13 180 £500 +11.11% 98
Scotland -5 177 £525 +16.67% 32
South West -6 148 £513 +17.14% 94
West Midlands -15 144 £500 +11.11% 62
Yorkshire -4 114 £515 +21.18% 68
East of England -25 83 £500 +5.26% 62
North East -4 48 £525 -4.55% 26
Wales -8 38 £590 +38.82% 18
East Midlands -10 36 £475 +19.95% 36
Northern Ireland -8 3 £550 +15.79% 7

For the 6 months to 2 July 2022, 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 2,382 (52.28%) Agile
2 2,037 (44.71%) DevOps
3 1,613 (35.40%) CI/CD
4 1,601 (35.14%) Jenkins
5 1,575 (34.57%) Java
6 1,544 (33.89%) Python
7 1,476 (32.40%) Azure
8 1,400 (30.73%) JavaScript
9 1,398 (30.68%) AWS
10 1,308 (28.71%) SQL
11 1,305 (28.64%) Docker
12 1,258 (27.61%) JIRA
13 1,126 (24.71%) Linux
14 1,098 (24.10%) Kubernetes
15 981 (21.53%) Microservices
16 978 (21.47%) Test Automation
17 956 (20.98%) Scrum
18 897 (19.69%) Security Cleared
19 856 (18.79%) Terraform
20 843 (18.50%) TDD
21 826 (18.13%) Social Skills
22 793 (17.41%) HTML
23 777 (17.05%) React
24 776 (17.03%) Ansible
24 776 (17.03%) CSS
25 771 (16.92%) SC Cleared
26 752 (16.51%) C#
27 738 (16.20%) Finance
28 729 (16.00%) Software Engineering
29 713 (15.65%) Continuous Integration

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
1 631 (13.85%) Confluence
2 176 (3.86%) Apache Spark
3 128 (2.81%) Apache
4 108 (2.37%) nginx
5 88 (1.93%) CMS
6 80 (1.76%) Tomcat
7 71 (1.56%) JBoss
8 63 (1.38%) WebSphere
9 55 (1.21%) WebLogic
10 53 (1.16%) Apache Airflow
11 51 (1.12%) SAS
12 38 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
13 35 (0.77%) IIS
14 33 (0.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 33 (0.72%) Traefik
15 32 (0.70%) OpenStack
15 32 (0.70%) SharePoint
16 30 (0.66%) Mule
17 28 (0.61%) Red Hat Fuse
18 27 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 60 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.11%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.088%) InDesign
7 4 (0.088%) SPSS
8 3 (0.066%) Adobe XD
8 3 (0.066%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.044%) Notepad++
10 1 (0.022%) Doxygen
10 1 (0.022%) GIMP
10 1 (0.022%) InVision
10 1 (0.022%) Sketch
10 1 (0.022%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 32 (0.70%) Oracle ERP
2 14 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.31%) Shopify
3 10 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
3 10 (0.22%) SAP FI-CA
3 10 (0.22%) SAP PSCD
4 8 (0.18%) assyst
5 7 (0.15%) Magento
5 7 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.11%) MoSes
7 5 (0.11%) SunGard Martini
8 4 (0.088%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (0.066%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.066%) ION MarketView
10 2 (0.044%) Oracle EBS R12
10 2 (0.044%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
10 2 (0.044%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
11 1 (0.022%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 1 (0.022%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 1,476 (32.40%) Azure
2 1,398 (30.68%) AWS
3 613 (13.45%) Azure DevOps
4 590 (12.95%) GitHub
5 353 (7.75%) GCP
6 339 (7.44%) Serverless
7 238 (5.22%) Amazon S3
8 205 (4.50%) Amazon EC2
9 193 (4.24%) AWS Lambda
10 189 (4.15%) AWS CloudFormation
11 182 (3.99%) PaaS
12 138 (3.03%) Power Platform
13 134 (2.94%) IaaS
14 130 (2.85%) SaaS
15 127 (2.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 124 (2.72%) OpenShift
17 98 (2.15%) Amazon EKS
18 97 (2.13%) Azure Data Factory
19 93 (2.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
20 91 (2.00%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 158 (3.47%) DNS
2 124 (2.72%) HTTP
3 114 (2.50%) Firewall
4 99 (2.17%) TCP/IP
5 83 (1.82%) Internet
6 50 (1.10%) SSH
7 49 (1.08%) FTP
8 46 (1.01%) Network Security
8 46 (1.01%) SSL
8 46 (1.01%) VPN
9 40 (0.88%) DHCP
10 36 (0.79%) IPv4
11 32 (0.70%) SMTP
12 28 (0.61%) HTTPS
12 28 (0.61%) Kerberos
13 25 (0.55%) Ethernet
14 15 (0.33%) IPsec
14 15 (0.33%) VLAN
15 14 (0.31%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 14 (0.31%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 574 (12.60%) SQL Server
2 322 (7.07%) NoSQL
3 307 (6.74%) MySQL
4 289 (6.34%) PostgreSQL
5 273 (5.99%) Relational Database
6 268 (5.88%) MongoDB
7 182 (3.99%) Big Data
8 142 (3.12%) Amazon RDS
9 137 (3.01%) Oracle Database
10 128 (2.81%) Hadoop
11 117 (2.57%) Data Warehouse
12 113 (2.48%) Power BI
13 109 (2.39%) Elasticsearch
14 78 (1.71%) Data Lake
15 76 (1.67%) Apache Hive
16 75 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 73 (1.60%) Azure SQL Database
18 71 (1.56%) DynamoDB
18 71 (1.56%) Pentaho
19 68 (1.49%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1,601 (35.14%) Jenkins
2 1,258 (27.61%) JIRA
3 590 (12.95%) Maven
4 442 (9.70%) GitLab
5 375 (8.23%) Bitbucket
6 282 (6.19%) Subversion
7 275 (6.04%) TeamCity
8 264 (5.79%) Selenium
9 251 (5.51%) JUnit
10 245 (5.38%) Cucumber
11 210 (4.61%) Artifactory
12 204 (4.48%) Visual Studio
13 200 (4.39%) Gradle
14 193 (4.24%) SonarQube
15 182 (3.99%) Sonatype Nexus
16 166 (3.64%) Postman
17 150 (3.29%) NUnit
18 134 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
19 132 (2.90%) git-flow
20 123 (2.70%) webpack
General
1 826 (18.13%) Social Skills
2 738 (16.20%) Finance
3 440 (9.66%) Banking
4 385 (8.45%) Public Sector
5 342 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
6 173 (3.80%) Investment Banking
7 169 (3.71%) Front Office
8 97 (2.13%) Retail
9 64 (1.40%) Financial Institution
10 63 (1.38%) Presentation Skills
11 61 (1.34%) Legal
12 56 (1.23%) Telecoms
13 54 (1.19%) Documentation Skills
14 50 (1.10%) Marketing
15 38 (0.83%) Games
15 38 (0.83%) Military
16 36 (0.79%) Publishing
17 34 (0.75%) Back Office
18 31 (0.68%) Inclusion and Diversity
19 26 (0.57%) Police
Job Titles
1 2,300 (50.48%) Developer
2 675 (14.82%) DevOps Engineer
3 480 (10.54%) Java Developer
4 306 (6.72%) Senior Developer
5 237 (5.20%) Full Stack Developer
5 237 (5.20%) Software Engineer
6 227 (4.98%) Python Developer
7 221 (4.85%) .NET Developer
8 216 (4.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 189 (4.15%) Data Engineer
10 181 (3.97%) React Developer
11 180 (3.95%) Software Developer
12 179 (3.93%) AWS Engineer
13 155 (3.40%) C# Developer
14 148 (3.25%) Azure Engineer
15 144 (3.16%) AWS DevOps
16 130 (2.85%) AWS DevOps Engineer
17 115 (2.52%) Architect
18 111 (2.44%) Senior Java Developer
19 100 (2.19%) Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 793 (17.41%) HTML
2 777 (17.05%) React
3 776 (17.03%) CSS
4 698 (15.32%) REST
5 685 (15.04%) .NET
6 627 (13.76%) Spring
7 621 (13.63%) Node.js
8 574 (12.60%) RESTful
9 457 (10.03%) JSON
10 426 (9.35%) AngularJS
11 398 (8.74%) Spring Boot
12 376 (8.25%) Web Services
13 336 (7.37%) Kafka
14 324 (7.11%) HTML5
15 301 (6.61%) .NET Framework
16 268 (5.88%) jQuery
17 252 (5.53%) XML
18 239 (5.25%) SOAP
19 230 (5.05%) .NET Core
20 218 (4.78%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 312 (6.85%) User Experience
2 147 (3.23%) Public Cloud
3 146 (3.20%) Data Structures
4 140 (3.07%) Mobile App
5 125 (2.74%) Linux Command Line
6 120 (2.63%) Algorithms
7 112 (2.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 105 (2.30%) Greenfield Project
9 90 (1.98%) Self-Motivation
10 88 (1.93%) Virtual Team
11 83 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
12 77 (1.69%) Cloud Native
13 75 (1.65%) Derivative
14 68 (1.49%) Management Information System
15 60 (1.32%) Clustering
16 58 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
17 53 (1.16%) PKI
18 42 (0.92%) Data Centre
19 39 (0.86%) Private Cloud
20 35 (0.77%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1,126 (24.71%) Linux
2 442 (9.70%) Windows
3 348 (7.64%) Unix
4 139 (3.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 122 (2.68%) Android
6 110 (2.41%) Apple iOS
7 102 (2.24%) CentOS
8 59 (1.29%) Ubuntu
9 50 (1.10%) Windows Server
10 23 (0.50%) Solaris
10 23 (0.50%) Windows Server 2016
11 22 (0.48%) Amazon Linux
12 16 (0.35%) Mac OS X
13 15 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (0.24%) Mac OS
15 10 (0.22%) Debian
15 10 (0.22%) VMS
16 7 (0.15%) AIX
16 7 (0.15%) Windows Server 2019
17 6 (0.13%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,382 (52.28%) Agile
2 2,037 (44.71%) DevOps
3 1,613 (35.40%) CI/CD
4 981 (21.53%) Microservices
5 978 (21.47%) Test Automation
6 956 (20.98%) Scrum
7 843 (18.50%) TDD
8 729 (16.00%) Software Engineering
9 713 (15.65%) Continuous Integration
10 521 (11.44%) Problem-Solving
11 509 (11.17%) Unit Testing
12 488 (10.71%) BDD
13 453 (9.94%) Full Stack Development
14 414 (9.09%) Analytics
14 414 (9.09%) Configuration Management
15 386 (8.47%) Front End Development
16 348 (7.64%) Infrastructure as Code
17 344 (7.55%) Kanban
18 334 (7.33%) Continuous Delivery
19 332 (7.29%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1,575 (34.57%) Java
2 1,544 (33.89%) Python
3 1,400 (30.73%) JavaScript
4 1,308 (28.71%) SQL
5 752 (16.51%) C#
6 486 (10.67%) Bash
7 428 (9.39%) TypeScript
8 351 (7.70%) PowerShell
9 262 (5.75%) C++
10 260 (5.71%) Go
11 243 (5.33%) Shell Script
12 230 (5.05%) Scala
13 210 (4.61%) PL/SQL
14 190 (4.17%) Ruby
15 177 (3.88%) C
16 151 (3.31%) T-SQL
17 134 (2.94%) Perl
18 116 (2.55%) PHP
19 109 (2.39%) R
20 105 (2.30%) ES6
Qualifications
1 897 (19.69%) Security Cleared
2 771 (16.92%) SC Cleared
3 224 (4.92%) Degree
4 97 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
5 87 (1.91%) AWS Certification
6 81 (1.78%) BPSS Clearance
7 69 (1.51%) DV Cleared
8 32 (0.70%) PhD
9 28 (0.61%) ISTQB
10 24 (0.53%) ISEB
11 22 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
12 18 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 15 (0.33%) FFIEC
13 15 (0.33%) OCP
14 14 (0.31%) PMP
15 13 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
16 12 (0.26%) Numerate Degree
17 11 (0.24%) Master's Degree
18 10 (0.22%) RHCE
19 9 (0.20%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 261 (5.73%) QA
2 172 (3.78%) Accessibility
3 48 (1.05%) WCAG
4 38 (0.83%) Data Quality
5 35 (0.77%) GDPR
6 29 (0.64%) NCSC
7 18 (0.40%) PCI DSS
8 17 (0.37%) NIST
9 15 (0.33%) GLBA
10 10 (0.22%) SLA
11 7 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
11 7 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 7 (0.15%) MiFID
12 4 (0.088%) WAI
13 2 (0.044%) CRD IV
13 2 (0.044%) EMIR
13 2 (0.044%) FATCA
13 2 (0.044%) ISO 22301
13 2 (0.044%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.044%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1,305 (28.64%) Docker
2 84 (1.84%) HDFS
3 76 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 75 (1.65%) Active Directory
5 45 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
6 35 (0.77%) vSphere
7 23 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
8 21 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
9 20 (0.44%) NFS
10 12 (0.26%) Ceph
11 9 (0.20%) OpenSSH
11 9 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
12 8 (0.18%) Firmware
12 8 (0.18%) LXC
13 7 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 7 (0.15%) Postfix
14 6 (0.13%) zsh
15 5 (0.11%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 4 (0.088%) OpenAM
16 4 (0.088%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1,098 (24.10%) Kubernetes
2 856 (18.79%) Terraform
3 776 (17.03%) Ansible
4 319 (7.00%) Puppet
5 170 (3.73%) Prometheus
6 138 (3.03%) Grafana
7 125 (2.74%) Packer
8 113 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
9 108 (2.37%) Consul
10 94 (2.06%) Kibana
11 79 (1.73%) Istio
12 56 (1.23%) Docker Swarm
13 49 (1.08%) HAProxy
14 43 (0.94%) ZABBIX
15 35 (0.77%) Nagios
16 34 (0.75%) Graphite
16 34 (0.75%) Rancher
17 33 (0.72%) Podman
18 31 (0.68%) linkerd
19 30 (0.66%) logstash
Vendors
1 554 (12.16%) Oracle
2 533 (11.70%) Microsoft
3 221 (4.85%) Google
4 213 (4.68%) Splunk
5 131 (2.88%) Databricks
6 125 (2.74%) Red Hat
7 115 (2.52%) Atlassian
8 102 (2.24%) VMware
9 99 (2.17%) IBM
10 72 (1.58%) Dynatrace
11 71 (1.56%) SAP
12 69 (1.51%) Informatica
13 68 (1.49%) AppDynamics
14 67 (1.47%) TIBCO
15 65 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
16 57 (1.25%) ServiceNow
17 51 (1.12%) Adobe
18 50 (1.10%) MuleSoft
18 50 (1.10%) PagerDuty
19 46 (1.01%) Talend