Period
to 22 August 2017

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 August 2017 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 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 47 77
Rank change year-on-year +14 +30 +24
Contract jobs citing Git (software) 5399 4451 3004
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.63% 4.11% 2.65%
As % of the Development Applications category 31.10% 25.91% 19.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3788 3044 2086
UK median daily rate £450 £439 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.62% +9.63% +2.56%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £275
90th Percentile £594 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 25 28
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +9.15% -16.47%
10th Percentile £30.15 £18.50 £16.25
90th Percentile £51.65 £45.64 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £35.50
% change year-on-year +9.68% +9.15% -16.47%

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 17358 17182 15099
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.11% 15.87% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 11895 11678 9850
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £275
90th Percentile £599 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £367
% change year-on-year +0.63% +8.35% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 299 278 287
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +12.67% -
10th Percentile £28.75 £26.14 £21.70
90th Percentile £58.75 £52.88 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £38.38
% change year-on-year +1.19% +9.45% +2.33%

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 22 August 2017.

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 22 August 2017.

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 22 August 2017. 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 +12 5069 £450 +2.27% 849
UK excluding London +25 2787 £425 +3.03% 576
London +2 2529 £488 +8.33% 316
South East +22 946 £425 - 137
North of England +27 726 £425 +3.29% 180
Midlands +12 391 £425 - 76
Yorkshire +17 333 £425 - 73
North West +36 331 £425 +6.25% 100
East of England +13 242 £425 +13.33% 61
South West +18 219 £404 +4.19% 78
Scotland +75 207 £400 +6.67% 27
East Midlands +15 197 £375 -1.32% 29
West Midlands +11 196 £488 +8.57% 46
North East +38 73 £475 +31.94% 7
Wales +23 56 £444 -6.58% 15
Channel Islands - 8 - - 1
Northern Ireland -48 3 - - 1

For the 6 months to 22 August 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Git (software) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Git (software).

1 3047 (56.44%) Agile Software Development
2 2160 (40.01%) Java
3 2144 (39.71%) JavaScript
4 2065 (38.25%) Jenkins
5 1952 (36.15%) HTML
6 1880 (34.82%) CSS
7 1696 (31.41%) Linux
8 1691 (31.32%) TDD
9 1585 (29.36%) Continuous Integration
10 1444 (26.75%) DevOps
11 1324 (24.52%) Scrum
12 1166 (21.60%) Python
13 1156 (21.41%) JIRA
14 1123 (20.80%) Test Automation
15 1092 (20.23%) HTML5
16 1083 (20.06%) SQL
17 1031 (19.10%) AngularJS
18 956 (17.71%) Docker
19 951 (17.61%) Amazon AWS
20 943 (17.47%) Subversion
21 899 (16.65%) Spring
22 888 (16.45%) RESTful
23 881 (16.32%) Web Services
24 877 (16.24%) REST
25 818 (15.15%) CSS3
26 802 (14.85%) Finance
27 793 (14.69%) MVC
28 789 (14.61%) BDD
29 778 (14.41%) Node.js
30 768 (14.22%) JSON

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
1 548 (10.15%) Confluence
2 336 (6.22%) Apache
3 225 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
4 217 (4.02%) Tomcat
5 188 (3.48%) JBoss
5 188 (3.48%) nginx
6 167 (3.09%) Apache Spark
7 152 (2.82%) CMS
8 122 (2.26%) OpenStack
9 118 (2.19%) Drupal
10 111 (2.06%) IIS
11 97 (1.80%) WebLogic
12 87 (1.61%) Apache Solr
13 84 (1.56%) WebSphere
14 81 (1.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 75 (1.39%) WordPress
16 58 (1.07%) Cloud Foundry
17 41 (0.76%) SharePoint
18 34 (0.63%) NServiceBus
19 31 (0.57%) SAS
Applications
1 91 (1.69%) Photoshop
2 33 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 25 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (0.15%) Doxygen
4 8 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
5 7 (0.13%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.13%) Stata
6 6 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
7 5 (0.093%) GIMP
8 4 (0.074%) Fireworks
8 4 (0.074%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 4 (0.074%) Pipeline Pilot
8 4 (0.074%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.056%) HipChat
9 3 (0.056%) InVision
9 3 (0.056%) Simulink
10 2 (0.037%) Microsoft Office
11 1 (0.019%) EngageOne
11 1 (0.019%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 85 (1.57%) Magento
2 39 (0.72%) Payment Gateway
3 22 (0.41%) SAP Hybris
4 11 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
5 7 (0.13%) SDL Web 8
6 6 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
6 6 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
7 5 (0.093%) Eloqua
8 4 (0.074%) RMDS
8 4 (0.074%) WebTrends
9 3 (0.056%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (0.056%) Staffware
9 3 (0.056%) SunGard GMI
10 2 (0.037%) Shopify
11 1 (0.019%) IntelliMatch
11 1 (0.019%) Kondor
11 1 (0.019%) Oracle Cash Management
11 1 (0.019%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (0.019%) Sage X3
11 1 (0.019%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 951 (17.61%) Amazon AWS
2 420 (7.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 345 (6.39%) GitHub
4 157 (2.91%) Amazon EC2
5 133 (2.46%) PaaS
6 113 (2.09%) Amazon S3
7 95 (1.76%) IaaS
8 89 (1.65%) AWS CloudFormation
9 81 (1.50%) OpenShift
10 72 (1.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 69 (1.28%) AWS Lambda
12 67 (1.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 60 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
14 59 (1.09%) SaaS
15 52 (0.96%) Amazon ELB
16 36 (0.67%) Slack
17 28 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
18 27 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
19 23 (0.43%) Route 53
20 21 (0.39%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 490 (9.08%) HTTP
2 173 (3.20%) SSL
3 166 (3.07%) TCP/IP
4 149 (2.76%) DNS
5 105 (1.94%) Firewall
6 94 (1.74%) Internet
7 85 (1.57%) LDAP
8 40 (0.74%) SSH
9 37 (0.69%) HTTPS
10 35 (0.65%) VPN
11 30 (0.56%) OpenLDAP
12 26 (0.48%) LAN
12 26 (0.48%) WAN
13 25 (0.46%) Network Security
14 24 (0.44%) SMS
15 23 (0.43%) Bluetooth
16 19 (0.35%) DSL
16 19 (0.35%) OpenVPN
17 18 (0.33%) Kerberos
18 17 (0.31%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 673 (12.47%) MongoDB
2 640 (11.85%) MySQL
3 557 (10.32%) Relational Database
4 471 (8.72%) NoSQL
5 460 (8.52%) SQL Server
6 402 (7.45%) PostgreSQL
7 270 (5.00%) Big Data
8 264 (4.89%) Hadoop
9 152 (2.82%) RDBMS
10 149 (2.76%) Apache Cassandra
11 129 (2.39%) Redis
12 95 (1.76%) Oracle Database
13 94 (1.74%) HBase
14 87 (1.61%) Apache Hive
15 74 (1.37%) Amazon RDS
16 71 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 60 (1.11%) DB2
18 43 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
19 38 (0.70%) Endeca
20 35 (0.65%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2065 (38.25%) Jenkins
2 1156 (21.41%) JIRA
3 943 (17.47%) Subversion
4 734 (13.60%) Maven
5 520 (9.63%) JUnit
6 415 (7.69%) Selenium
7 362 (6.70%) TeamCity
8 346 (6.41%) Cucumber
9 342 (6.33%) gulp
10 320 (5.93%) Grunt
11 293 (5.43%) Gradle
12 278 (5.15%) Team Foundation Server
13 272 (5.04%) Bitbucket
14 259 (4.80%) Sonatype Nexus
15 217 (4.02%) Mockito
16 209 (3.87%) Eclipse
17 200 (3.70%) IntelliJ
18 198 (3.67%) Vagrant
19 187 (3.46%) Jasmine
20 171 (3.17%) Ant
General
1 802 (14.85%) Finance
2 428 (7.93%) Banking
3 206 (3.82%) Retail
4 163 (3.02%) Marketing
5 118 (2.19%) Telecoms
6 99 (1.83%) Electronics
6 99 (1.83%) Front Office
7 97 (1.80%) Investment Banking
8 92 (1.70%) Manufacturing
9 83 (1.54%) Games
10 64 (1.19%) Financial Institution
11 34 (0.63%) Publishing
12 23 (0.43%) Corporate Banking
13 22 (0.41%) Advertising
14 21 (0.39%) Legal
15 20 (0.37%) Back Office
16 19 (0.35%) Retail Banking
17 15 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
18 11 (0.20%) Law
19 10 (0.19%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 3495 (64.73%) Developer
2 998 (18.48%) Java Developer
3 689 (12.76%) DevOps Engineer
4 504 (9.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 427 (7.91%) JavaScript Developer
6 419 (7.76%) Senior Developer
7 266 (4.93%) .NET Developer
8 254 (4.70%) Full Stack Developer
9 239 (4.43%) HTML Developer
10 208 (3.85%) C# Developer
11 199 (3.69%) Angular Developer
12 184 (3.41%) AWS Engineer
13 183 (3.39%) PHP Developer
14 179 (3.32%) Scala Developer
15 172 (3.19%) Web Developer
16 160 (2.96%) Agile Developer
17 159 (2.94%) AWS DevOps
18 152 (2.82%) Node.js Developer
19 149 (2.76%) Linux Engineer
20 147 (2.72%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1952 (36.15%) HTML
2 1880 (34.82%) CSS
3 1092 (20.23%) HTML5
4 1031 (19.10%) AngularJS
5 899 (16.65%) Spring
6 888 (16.45%) RESTful
7 881 (16.32%) Web Services
8 877 (16.24%) REST
9 818 (15.15%) CSS3
10 778 (14.41%) Node.js
11 768 (14.22%) JSON
12 722 (13.37%) jQuery
13 651 (12.06%) .NET
14 577 (10.69%) React
15 496 (9.19%) XML
16 491 (9.09%) Sass
17 479 (8.87%) SOAP
18 354 (6.56%) Ajax
19 296 (5.48%) Hibernate
20 287 (5.32%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 431 (7.98%) User Experience
2 261 (4.83%) Greenfield Project
3 199 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
4 194 (3.59%) Computer Science
5 186 (3.45%) Mobile App
6 112 (2.07%) Linux Command Line
7 98 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
8 91 (1.69%) Algorithms
9 80 (1.48%) Data Structures
10 75 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 73 (1.35%) iPad
12 68 (1.26%) Fintech
13 64 (1.19%) Virtual Team
14 45 (0.83%) Derivative
15 41 (0.76%) Equities
15 41 (0.76%) Public Cloud
16 36 (0.67%) Data Centre
17 35 (0.65%) Hedge funds
18 33 (0.61%) Social Media
19 32 (0.59%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1696 (31.41%) Linux
2 641 (11.87%) Unix
3 410 (7.59%) Windows
4 332 (6.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 219 (4.06%) Android
6 185 (3.43%) CentOS
7 184 (3.41%) Apple iOS
8 178 (3.30%) Mac OS X
9 140 (2.59%) Ubuntu
10 112 (2.07%) Windows Server
11 45 (0.83%) Solaris
12 34 (0.63%) Mac OS
12 34 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
13 32 (0.59%) Debian
14 24 (0.44%) VMS
15 23 (0.43%) SUSE
16 20 (0.37%) CoreOS
17 12 (0.22%) Windows 10
17 12 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
18 10 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3047 (56.44%) Agile Software Development
2 1691 (31.32%) TDD
3 1585 (29.36%) Continuous Integration
4 1444 (26.75%) DevOps
5 1324 (24.52%) Scrum
6 1123 (20.80%) Test Automation
7 793 (14.69%) MVC
8 789 (14.61%) BDD
9 737 (13.65%) Configuration Management
10 664 (12.30%) Microservices
11 627 (11.61%) Front End Development
12 611 (11.32%) Open Source
13 597 (11.06%) Web Development
14 578 (10.71%) OO
15 472 (8.74%) Unit Testing
16 466 (8.63%) Software Engineering
17 463 (8.58%) Kanban
18 412 (7.63%) Continuous Delivery
19 406 (7.52%) Responsive Web Design
20 355 (6.58%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2160 (40.01%) Java
2 2144 (39.71%) JavaScript
3 1166 (21.60%) Python
4 1083 (20.06%) SQL
5 709 (13.13%) C#
6 567 (10.50%) Ruby
7 479 (8.87%) Bash Shell
8 466 (8.63%) PHP
9 406 (7.52%) Scala
10 263 (4.87%) Perl
11 231 (4.28%) Shell Script
12 225 (4.17%) PowerShell
13 152 (2.82%) Groovy
14 151 (2.80%) TypeScript
15 134 (2.48%) C++
15 134 (2.48%) ES6
16 117 (2.17%) Apple Swift
17 108 (2.00%) C
18 98 (1.82%) Go
18 98 (1.82%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 436 (8.08%) Security Cleared
2 335 (6.20%) SC Cleared
3 286 (5.30%) Degree
4 111 (2.06%) Computer Science Degree
5 63 (1.17%) BPSS Clearance
6 30 (0.56%) AWS Certification
7 27 (0.50%) DV Cleared
8 21 (0.39%) ISTQB
9 17 (0.31%) Master's Degree
10 16 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (0.20%) BC Cleared
11 11 (0.20%) CISSP
11 11 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
11 11 (0.20%) ISEB
12 9 (0.17%) PhD
12 9 (0.17%) SANS
13 8 (0.15%) CEH
14 7 (0.13%) CCNP
14 7 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
15 6 (0.11%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 383 (7.09%) QA
2 36 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 32 (0.59%) MiFID
4 23 (0.43%) Data Quality
5 21 (0.39%) EMIR
6 18 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
7 17 (0.31%) WCAG
8 16 (0.30%) WAI
9 7 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 6 (0.11%) GCP
10 6 (0.11%) ISO 9001
10 6 (0.11%) PCI DSS
11 5 (0.093%) SLA
12 3 (0.056%) FATCA
12 3 (0.056%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.037%) DO-254
13 2 (0.037%) GxP
13 2 (0.037%) MISRA
13 2 (0.037%) PMO
14 1 (0.019%) GDPR
System Software
1 956 (17.71%) Docker
2 83 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (1.26%) Active Directory
4 49 (0.91%) HDFS
5 48 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
6 33 (0.61%) KVM
7 32 (0.59%) Apache Flume
8 31 (0.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 31 (0.57%) vCloud
8 31 (0.57%) Xen
9 22 (0.41%) NFS
10 21 (0.39%) Squid
11 20 (0.37%) vSphere
12 18 (0.33%) LXC
12 18 (0.33%) Postfix
13 15 (0.28%) VirtualBox
13 15 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
14 14 (0.26%) Varnish
15 13 (0.24%) etcd
15 13 (0.24%) flannel
Systems Management
1 761 (14.10%) Puppet
2 724 (13.41%) Ansible
3 407 (7.54%) Opscode Chef
4 268 (4.96%) Kubernetes
5 247 (4.57%) Terraform
6 119 (2.20%) Kibana
7 118 (2.19%) logstash
8 88 (1.63%) ZABBIX
9 77 (1.43%) Nagios
10 73 (1.35%) Graphite
11 63 (1.17%) HAProxy
12 61 (1.13%) Grafana
13 49 (0.91%) Prometheus
14 47 (0.87%) Rancher
15 43 (0.80%) Salt
16 33 (0.61%) Docker Swarm
17 32 (0.59%) Sysdig
18 31 (0.57%) Hadoop YARN
18 31 (0.57%) Packer
19 28 (0.52%) Oozie
Vendors
1 523 (9.69%) Oracle
2 296 (5.48%) Microsoft
3 284 (5.26%) Red Hat
4 210 (3.89%) VMware
5 195 (3.61%) Google
6 146 (2.70%) Atlassian
7 134 (2.48%) SAP
8 120 (2.22%) IBM
9 113 (2.09%) Splunk
10 98 (1.82%) Perforce
11 88 (1.63%) Adobe
12 80 (1.48%) TIBCO
13 78 (1.44%) WSO2
14 68 (1.26%) MuleSoft
14 68 (1.26%) New Relic
15 63 (1.17%) hybris
16 57 (1.06%) Cloudera
17 54 (1.00%) Sybase
18 50 (0.93%) SaltStack
19 45 (0.83%) Xamarin