Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 35 48
Rank change year-on-year +5 +13 +31
Contract jobs citing Git (software) 6,641 5,380 4,455
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.50% 5.62% 4.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 31.68% 31.18% 26.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,458 3,780 3,050
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.33% +9.94%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £308
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 37 25
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.68% +9.15%
10th Percentile £29.55 £30.15 £18.50
90th Percentile £59.23 £51.65 £45.64
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year - +9.68% +9.15%

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 20,963 17,254 17,088
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.51% 18.03% 15.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,371 11,839 11,620
UK median daily rate £473 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £320 £310 £300
90th Percentile £613 £594 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +6.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 301 276
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +0.59% +12.67%
10th Percentile £26.53 £28.75 £26.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £57.50 £53.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.13 £42.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year -0.88% +1.19% +9.80%

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 20 August 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 20 August 2018.

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 20 August 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 +4 6,156 £475 +5.56% 1,965
UK excluding London 0 3,293 £425 - 1,363
London +11 3,277 £505 +3.59% 719
South East -4 984 £450 +5.88% 318
North of England +5 853 £425 - 374
Midlands +6 499 £425 - 208
North West 0 382 £425 - 190
Yorkshire -4 377 £425 - 141
South West +16 287 £400 -1.23% 193
West Midlands +3 280 £450 -5.26% 114
Scotland -3 279 £425 +6.25% 73
East of England +4 247 £450 +5.88% 152
East Midlands +8 218 £410 +9.33% 94
Wales +21 129 £446 +0.56% 33
North East +7 98 £400 -12.09% 43
Northern Ireland +39 15 £434 - 12
Channel Islands -7 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 3,826 (57.61%) Agile Software Development
2 2,766 (41.65%) Jenkins
3 2,706 (40.75%) JavaScript
4 2,639 (39.74%) Java
5 2,010 (30.27%) TDD
6 1,993 (30.01%) HTML
7 1,987 (29.92%) Linux
8 1,952 (29.39%) DevOps
9 1,922 (28.94%) CSS
10 1,854 (27.92%) Continuous Integration
11 1,529 (23.02%) Amazon AWS
12 1,517 (22.84%) Docker
13 1,492 (22.47%) Python
14 1,486 (22.38%) Scrum
15 1,475 (22.21%) Test Automation
16 1,388 (20.90%) JIRA
17 1,276 (19.21%) AngularJS
18 1,258 (18.94%) SQL
19 1,256 (18.91%) REST
20 1,207 (18.17%) Microservices
21 1,158 (17.44%) Node.js
22 1,139 (17.15%) BDD
23 1,061 (15.98%) Spring
24 1,056 (15.90%) HTML5
25 1,018 (15.33%) Web Services
26 1,006 (15.15%) Ansible
27 1,002 (15.09%) Maven
28 984 (14.82%) Finance
29 947 (14.26%) C#
30 940 (14.15%) React

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
1 679 (10.22%) Confluence
2 404 (6.08%) Apache
3 326 (4.91%) Elasticsearch
4 266 (4.01%) Tomcat
5 261 (3.93%) nginx
6 239 (3.60%) Apache Spark
7 164 (2.47%) WebSphere
8 149 (2.24%) CMS
9 129 (1.94%) Cloud Foundry
10 114 (1.72%) JBoss
10 114 (1.72%) WebLogic
11 89 (1.34%) WordPress
12 85 (1.28%) IIS
13 79 (1.19%) OpenStack
14 73 (1.10%) WildFly
15 65 (0.98%) Drupal
16 64 (0.96%) Umbraco
17 63 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 52 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
19 51 (0.77%) Jetty
Applications
1 54 (0.81%) Photoshop
2 23 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (0.33%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 10 (0.15%) InVision
6 9 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 8 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.11%) Chatbot
8 7 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
8 7 (0.11%) Simulink
9 6 (0.090%) GIMP
9 6 (0.090%) Microsoft Office
10 3 (0.045%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.030%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 45 (0.68%) Magento
2 19 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
4 8 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
5 7 (0.11%) Endur
6 5 (0.075%) ION MarketView
6 5 (0.075%) Shopify
7 4 (0.060%) Distributed Ledger
7 4 (0.060%) SAP Hybris
8 3 (0.045%) Eloqua
8 3 (0.045%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.045%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.030%) BusinessWorks
9 2 (0.030%) Global One
9 2 (0.030%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 2 (0.030%) Kondor
9 2 (0.030%) OpenLink RightAngle
9 2 (0.030%) Oracle Cash Management
10 1 (0.015%) Oracle iProcurement
10 1 (0.015%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 1,529 (23.02%) Amazon AWS
2 854 (12.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 519 (7.82%) GitHub
4 335 (5.04%) npm
5 213 (3.21%) Amazon EC2
6 197 (2.97%) Serverless
7 179 (2.70%) PaaS
8 163 (2.45%) Google Cloud Platform
9 150 (2.26%) Amazon S3
10 139 (2.09%) OpenShift
11 134 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
12 132 (1.99%) AWS Lambda
13 128 (1.93%) AWS CloudFormation
14 109 (1.64%) Heroku
15 107 (1.61%) IaaS
16 103 (1.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 81 (1.22%) Slack
18 79 (1.19%) SaaS
19 75 (1.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
20 70 (1.05%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 451 (6.79%) HTTP
2 296 (4.46%) TCP/IP
3 224 (3.37%) SSL
4 190 (2.86%) DNS
5 165 (2.48%) Firewall
6 93 (1.40%) Internet
7 69 (1.04%) FTP
8 63 (0.95%) SSH
9 47 (0.71%) Kerberos
10 46 (0.69%) SMS
11 45 (0.68%) VPN
12 36 (0.54%) DSL
13 35 (0.53%) AMQP
14 26 (0.39%) HTTPS
14 26 (0.39%) Reverse Proxy
15 25 (0.38%) DHCP
16 21 (0.32%) Intrusion Detection
16 21 (0.32%) Network Security
16 21 (0.32%) OpenLDAP
16 21 (0.32%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 715 (10.77%) PostgreSQL
2 690 (10.39%) SQL Server
3 686 (10.33%) Relational Database
4 683 (10.28%) MySQL
5 634 (9.55%) MongoDB
6 620 (9.34%) NoSQL
7 315 (4.74%) Big Data
8 299 (4.50%) Hadoop
9 222 (3.34%) Apache Cassandra
10 221 (3.33%) RDBMS
11 217 (3.27%) Redis
12 104 (1.57%) HBase
13 98 (1.48%) Oracle Database
14 97 (1.46%) Apache Hive
15 91 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
16 81 (1.22%) Amazon RDS
17 59 (0.89%) Cosmos DB
18 58 (0.87%) DB2
18 58 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 55 (0.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 2,766 (41.65%) Jenkins
2 1,388 (20.90%) JIRA
3 1,002 (15.09%) Maven
4 801 (12.06%) Subversion
5 654 (9.85%) Selenium
6 637 (9.59%) JUnit
7 602 (9.06%) Cucumber
8 433 (6.52%) TeamCity
9 391 (5.89%) Gradle
10 357 (5.38%) gulp
10 357 (5.38%) Sonatype Nexus
11 330 (4.97%) Bitbucket
12 329 (4.95%) Artifactory
13 321 (4.83%) SonarQube
14 315 (4.74%) webpack
15 301 (4.53%) Visual Studio
16 298 (4.49%) GitLab
17 295 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
18 286 (4.31%) Mockito
19 281 (4.23%) Grunt
General
1 984 (14.82%) Finance
2 437 (6.58%) Banking
3 222 (3.34%) Retail
4 110 (1.66%) Marketing
5 97 (1.46%) Front Office
6 95 (1.43%) Games
7 92 (1.39%) Investment Banking
8 71 (1.07%) Telecoms
9 53 (0.80%) Advertising
9 53 (0.80%) Back Office
10 44 (0.66%) Manufacturing
10 44 (0.66%) Publishing
11 42 (0.63%) Financial Institution
12 40 (0.60%) Electronics
13 33 (0.50%) Legal
14 32 (0.48%) Automotive
15 20 (0.30%) Aerospace
16 18 (0.27%) Law
17 14 (0.21%) Military
18 9 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4,129 (62.17%) Developer
2 1,162 (17.50%) Java Developer
3 941 (14.17%) DevOps Engineer
4 546 (8.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 390 (5.87%) Senior Developer
6 355 (5.35%) JavaScript Developer
7 345 (5.20%) React Developer
8 332 (5.00%) .NET Developer
9 293 (4.41%) Full Stack Developer
10 246 (3.70%) C# Developer
11 234 (3.52%) Angular Developer
12 231 (3.48%) AWS DevOps
12 231 (3.48%) Python Developer
13 227 (3.42%) AWS Engineer
14 217 (3.27%) Node.js Developer
15 200 (3.01%) Software Engineer
16 191 (2.88%) AWS DevOps Engineer
17 170 (2.56%) Senior Java Developer
18 169 (2.54%) UI Developer
19 160 (2.41%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,993 (30.01%) HTML
2 1,922 (28.94%) CSS
3 1,276 (19.21%) AngularJS
4 1,256 (18.91%) REST
5 1,158 (17.44%) Node.js
6 1,061 (15.98%) Spring
7 1,056 (15.90%) HTML5
8 1,018 (15.33%) Web Services
9 940 (14.15%) React
10 914 (13.76%) RESTful
11 869 (13.09%) .NET
12 756 (11.38%) JSON
13 729 (10.98%) CSS3
14 672 (10.12%) jQuery
15 527 (7.94%) Sass
16 515 (7.75%) SOAP
17 511 (7.69%) XML
18 493 (7.42%) Spring Boot
19 439 (6.61%) Hibernate
20 416 (6.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 559 (8.42%) User Experience
2 345 (5.20%) Greenfield Project
3 344 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
4 287 (4.32%) Linux Command Line
5 262 (3.95%) Computer Science
6 245 (3.69%) Mobile App
7 202 (3.04%) Fintech
8 184 (2.77%) Enterprise Software
9 165 (2.48%) Algorithms
10 133 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
11 125 (1.88%) Data Structures
12 97 (1.46%) iPad
13 69 (1.04%) Public Cloud
14 66 (0.99%) Virtual Team
15 63 (0.95%) Fixed Income
16 56 (0.84%) Wiki
17 55 (0.83%) Cloud Native
18 45 (0.68%) Clustering
19 43 (0.65%) Equities
20 41 (0.62%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1,987 (29.92%) Linux
2 758 (11.41%) Unix
3 580 (8.73%) Windows
4 289 (4.35%) Apple iOS
5 280 (4.22%) Android
6 249 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 228 (3.43%) CentOS
8 170 (2.56%) Ubuntu
9 106 (1.60%) Windows Server
10 77 (1.16%) Mac OS X
11 62 (0.93%) VMS
12 43 (0.65%) CoreOS
12 43 (0.65%) Debian
13 31 (0.47%) Solaris
14 24 (0.36%) Windows 7
15 19 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
16 17 (0.26%) Mac OS
17 16 (0.24%) Windows 10
18 10 (0.15%) Fedora
18 10 (0.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,826 (57.61%) Agile Software Development
2 2,010 (30.27%) TDD
3 1,952 (29.39%) DevOps
4 1,854 (27.92%) Continuous Integration
5 1,486 (22.38%) Scrum
6 1,475 (22.21%) Test Automation
7 1,207 (18.17%) Microservices
8 1,139 (17.15%) BDD
9 835 (12.57%) MVC
10 756 (11.38%) OO
11 752 (11.32%) Configuration Management
12 720 (10.84%) Front End Development
13 645 (9.71%) Open Source
14 617 (9.29%) Software Engineering
15 586 (8.82%) Web Development
16 575 (8.66%) Unit Testing
17 568 (8.55%) Kanban
18 558 (8.40%) Problem-Solving
19 505 (7.60%) Continuous Delivery
20 445 (6.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2,706 (40.75%) JavaScript
2 2,639 (39.74%) Java
3 1,492 (22.47%) Python
4 1,258 (18.94%) SQL
5 947 (14.26%) C#
6 597 (8.99%) Java 8
7 594 (8.94%) Bash Shell
8 583 (8.78%) Ruby
9 413 (6.22%) PHP
10 397 (5.98%) Scala
11 395 (5.95%) Perl
12 368 (5.54%) ES6
13 304 (4.58%) Groovy
13 304 (4.58%) TypeScript
14 273 (4.11%) Shell Script
15 263 (3.96%) PowerShell
16 210 (3.16%) C++
17 206 (3.10%) Go
18 160 (2.41%) C
19 127 (1.91%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 607 (9.14%) Security Cleared
2 500 (7.53%) SC Cleared
3 368 (5.54%) Degree
4 123 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
5 83 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
6 62 (0.93%) AWS Certification
7 41 (0.62%) ISTQB
8 28 (0.42%) DV Cleared
9 20 (0.30%) Master's Degree
10 17 (0.26%) Numerate Degree
11 16 (0.24%) ISEB
11 16 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
12 14 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
13 13 (0.20%) PhD
14 12 (0.18%) DBS Check
15 11 (0.17%) BC Cleared
15 11 (0.17%) CCNA
16 9 (0.14%) CCNP
17 7 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
18 6 (0.090%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 311 (4.68%) QA
2 90 (1.36%) GCP
3 28 (0.42%) Data Quality
3 28 (0.42%) WCAG
4 25 (0.38%) PMO
5 24 (0.36%) GDPR
6 21 (0.32%) SLA
7 16 (0.24%) MiFID
8 15 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 10 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
9 10 (0.15%) PCI DSS
10 8 (0.12%) MISRA
10 8 (0.12%) WAI
11 7 (0.11%) MISRA C
12 5 (0.075%) Dodd-Frank
12 5 (0.075%) EMIR
12 5 (0.075%) TickIT
13 2 (0.030%) ISO 13485
13 2 (0.030%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.030%) PSD2
System Software
1 1,517 (22.84%) Docker
2 125 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 73 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
4 71 (1.07%) Active Directory
5 56 (0.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 55 (0.83%) HDFS
7 47 (0.71%) vSphere
8 32 (0.48%) etcd
8 32 (0.48%) flannel
9 29 (0.44%) Xen
10 28 (0.42%) VirtualBox
11 20 (0.30%) vCloud
12 16 (0.24%) KVM
13 15 (0.23%) Hyper-V
13 15 (0.23%) Squid
14 14 (0.21%) Ceph
14 14 (0.21%) NFS
15 12 (0.18%) SkyDNS
16 11 (0.17%) GlusterFS
16 11 (0.17%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 1,006 (15.15%) Ansible
2 839 (12.63%) Puppet
3 652 (9.82%) Kubernetes
4 528 (7.95%) Terraform
5 434 (6.54%) Opscode Chef
6 180 (2.71%) Kibana
7 125 (1.88%) Grafana
8 122 (1.84%) logstash
9 107 (1.61%) Consul
10 95 (1.43%) Salt
11 93 (1.40%) HAProxy
12 90 (1.36%) Mesos
13 82 (1.23%) Nagios
14 75 (1.13%) Docker Swarm
15 74 (1.11%) ZABBIX
16 73 (1.10%) Prometheus
17 64 (0.96%) Packer
18 44 (0.66%) Hadoop YARN
19 37 (0.56%) Graphite
20 35 (0.53%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 622 (9.37%) Oracle
2 526 (7.92%) Microsoft
3 280 (4.22%) Red Hat
4 254 (3.82%) Google
5 185 (2.79%) VMware
6 184 (2.77%) IBM
7 167 (2.51%) Atlassian
8 145 (2.18%) Splunk
9 103 (1.55%) Adobe
10 95 (1.43%) New Relic
11 79 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
12 78 (1.17%) Hortonworks
13 64 (0.96%) Perforce
14 61 (0.92%) SAP
15 60 (0.90%) MuleSoft
16 58 (0.87%) Sitecore
17 55 (0.83%) AppDynamics
18 50 (0.75%) Sybase
19 48 (0.72%) hybris
19 48 (0.72%) SaltStack