Period
to 23 November 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 23 November 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
23 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 28 43 30
Rank change year-on-year +15 -13 +4
Contract jobs citing Git (software) 2,069 4,168 6,821
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 5.75% 5.07% 6.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 32.35% 29.57% 30.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,664 2,763 4,725
Median daily rate £490 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.00% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £314 £350 £340
90th Percentile £638 £650 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £432 £450 £439
% change year-on-year -4.00% +2.62% +3.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 55 38
Median hourly rate £38.50 £45.00 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.44% +9.09% -8.33%
10th Percentile £35.00 £29.75 £30.88
90th Percentile £61.25 £78.25 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +22.22% +23.29% -18.89%

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 6,396 14,096 22,053
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.78% 17.15% 21.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,047 9,248 15,145
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
10th Percentile £315 £325 £325
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -1.11% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 241 231
Median hourly rate £43.00 £43.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.15% +2.35% -
10th Percentile £35.00 £18.50 £26.75
90th Percentile £59.70 £67.50 £53.75
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.13 £42.50
% change year-on-year +6.82% -0.88% -

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 23 November 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 23 November 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 23 November 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 +15 1,774 £475 -5.00% 1,126
London +5 1,000 £525 -2.33% 332
UK excluding London +7 787 £432 -4.00% 894
Work from Home +2 511 £500 - 249
North of England +19 286 £450 - 288
North West +27 145 £445 +4.71% 139
South East -4 135 £453 +0.59% 156
Yorkshire +10 118 £450 -9.32% 113
Midlands +5 117 £428 -9.89% 140
East of England +18 95 £425 -5.56% 87
West Midlands +4 83 £424 -10.74% 97
South West -11 67 £425 -5.56% 121
Scotland -33 46 £400 -11.11% 63
Wales +35 33 £425 +6.25% 29
East Midlands +9 32 £480 +26.32% 43
North East +5 23 £475 +9.51% 36
Northern Ireland +10 8 £387 -18.53% 10

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 1,057 (51.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1,020 (49.30%) Jenkins
3 873 (42.19%) Java
4 770 (37.22%) DevOps
5 614 (29.68%) JavaScript
6 574 (27.74%) Python
7 531 (25.66%) AWS
8 522 (25.23%) Docker
9 485 (23.44%) Linux
10 483 (23.34%) Scrum
11 476 (23.01%) Test Automation
11 476 (23.01%) JIRA
12 473 (22.86%) Azure
13 463 (22.38%) HTML
14 444 (21.46%) Microservices
15 434 (20.98%) Node.js
16 423 (20.44%) Maven
17 412 (19.91%) SQL
18 411 (19.86%) CSS
19 409 (19.77%) Kubernetes
20 386 (18.66%) Spring
21 382 (18.46%) TDD
22 375 (18.12%) Continuous Integration
23 357 (17.25%) Ansible
24 346 (16.72%) REST
25 327 (15.80%) Security Cleared
26 324 (15.66%) Terraform
27 292 (14.11%) Finance
28 291 (14.06%) GitHub
29 288 (13.92%) Spring Boot

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
1 261 (12.61%) Confluence
2 118 (5.70%) Cloud Foundry
3 93 (4.49%) Apache
4 89 (4.30%) Elasticsearch
5 82 (3.96%) WebLogic
6 67 (3.24%) Mule
7 63 (3.04%) JBoss
8 62 (3.00%) Apache Spark
9 59 (2.85%) nginx
10 43 (2.08%) Tomcat
11 42 (2.03%) Red Hat Fuse
12 37 (1.79%) WebSphere
13 22 (1.06%) CMS
14 19 (0.92%) Apache Solr
14 19 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 16 (0.77%) OpenStack
16 14 (0.68%) Jetty
16 14 (0.68%) SharePoint
17 12 (0.58%) Apache Airflow
17 12 (0.58%) MQSeries
Applications
1 30 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
2 21 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.24%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.24%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.14%) Chatbot
5 3 (0.14%) Sketch
5 3 (0.14%) Zeplin
6 2 (0.097%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.048%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.048%) GIMP
7 1 (0.048%) InDesign
7 1 (0.048%) InVision
7 1 (0.048%) Simulink
7 1 (0.048%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (0.68%) SAP FI-CA
2 13 (0.63%) ION MarketView
2 13 (0.63%) Magento
3 11 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
4 10 (0.48%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 9 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (0.39%) Shopify
7 5 (0.24%) Visualfiles
8 4 (0.19%) assyst
9 3 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (0.14%) Oracle 11i
9 3 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (0.14%) SAP ERP
9 3 (0.14%) SAP PSCD
10 2 (0.097%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (0.097%) Oracle Payables
10 2 (0.097%) SAP Hybris
10 2 (0.097%) SAP S/4HANA
11 1 (0.048%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 1 (0.048%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 531 (25.66%) AWS
2 473 (22.86%) Azure
3 291 (14.06%) GitHub
4 148 (7.15%) GCP
5 131 (6.33%) Serverless
6 107 (5.17%) Slack
7 105 (5.07%) PaaS
8 93 (4.49%) npm
9 85 (4.11%) Amazon S3
10 82 (3.96%) AWS Lambda
11 62 (3.00%) AWS CloudFormation
12 51 (2.46%) Amazon EC2
13 50 (2.42%) Azure Functions
13 50 (2.42%) IaaS
13 50 (2.42%) OpenShift
13 50 (2.42%) Power Platform
14 42 (2.03%) Amazon ECS
15 41 (1.98%) Amazon EKS
16 37 (1.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 35 (1.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 108 (5.22%) Firewall
2 82 (3.96%) HTTP
3 59 (2.85%) DNS
4 54 (2.61%) TCP/IP
5 41 (1.98%) SSL
6 40 (1.93%) Reverse Proxy
7 36 (1.74%) SNMP
8 35 (1.69%) VLAN
9 16 (0.77%) SSH
10 11 (0.53%) FTP
11 10 (0.48%) DSL
11 10 (0.48%) Network Security
12 9 (0.43%) DHCP
12 9 (0.43%) Internet
12 9 (0.43%) Multicast
13 8 (0.39%) AMQP
13 8 (0.39%) Ethernet
13 8 (0.39%) NAS
14 7 (0.34%) BGP
14 7 (0.34%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 218 (10.54%) MySQL
2 181 (8.75%) SQL Server
3 163 (7.88%) Relational Database
4 157 (7.59%) MongoDB
5 150 (7.25%) NoSQL
6 107 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
7 103 (4.98%) Hadoop
8 70 (3.38%) Apache Hive
8 70 (3.38%) Big Data
9 58 (2.80%) Pentaho
10 53 (2.56%) BigQuery
11 49 (2.37%) Oracle Database
12 44 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
13 43 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
14 42 (2.03%) Azure SQL Database
15 40 (1.93%) Impala
16 38 (1.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 38 (1.84%) Cosmos DB
17 36 (1.74%) Data Lake
18 28 (1.35%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 1,020 (49.30%) Jenkins
2 476 (23.01%) JIRA
3 423 (20.44%) Maven
4 175 (8.46%) JUnit
5 166 (8.02%) Sonatype Nexus
6 161 (7.78%) GitLab
7 157 (7.59%) Subversion
8 147 (7.10%) Selenium
9 145 (7.01%) Cucumber
10 142 (6.86%) gulp
11 123 (5.94%) Gradle
12 99 (4.78%) Bitbucket
13 98 (4.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 92 (4.45%) TeamCity
15 87 (4.20%) Grunt
16 85 (4.11%) Mockito
16 85 (4.11%) SonarQube
17 77 (3.72%) Artifactory
18 75 (3.62%) Visual Studio Team System
19 69 (3.33%) Jasmine
General
1 292 (14.11%) Finance
2 224 (10.83%) Banking
3 200 (9.67%) Public Sector
4 83 (4.01%) Marketing
5 61 (2.95%) Investment Banking
6 49 (2.37%) Front Office
7 34 (1.64%) Telecoms
8 29 (1.40%) Manufacturing
9 28 (1.35%) Electronics
10 23 (1.11%) Games
11 18 (0.87%) Retail
12 16 (0.77%) Back Office
13 13 (0.63%) Financial Institution
13 13 (0.63%) Law
13 13 (0.63%) Legal
13 13 (0.63%) Retail Banking
14 9 (0.43%) Billing
15 7 (0.34%) Aerospace
15 7 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1,114 (53.84%) Developer
2 254 (12.28%) Java Developer
3 242 (11.70%) DevOps Engineer
4 157 (7.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 126 (6.09%) Senior Developer
6 111 (5.36%) Full Stack Developer
7 88 (4.25%) Azure Engineer
8 87 (4.20%) Architect
9 77 (3.72%) React Developer
10 72 (3.48%) .NET Developer
10 72 (3.48%) Data Engineer
10 72 (3.48%) Software Engineer
11 61 (2.95%) C# Developer
11 61 (2.95%) JavaScript Developer
12 60 (2.90%) PHP Developer
13 56 (2.71%) AWS Engineer
13 56 (2.71%) Azure DevOps Engineer
14 55 (2.66%) Angular Developer
15 50 (2.42%) Cloud Engineer
16 46 (2.22%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 463 (22.38%) HTML
2 434 (20.98%) Node.js
3 411 (19.86%) CSS
4 386 (18.66%) Spring
5 346 (16.72%) REST
6 288 (13.92%) Spring Boot
7 282 (13.63%) React
8 261 (12.61%) HTML5
9 254 (12.28%) AngularJS
10 249 (12.03%) JSON
11 218 (10.54%) .NET
12 213 (10.29%) Web Services
13 198 (9.57%) RESTful
14 159 (7.68%) Sass
15 147 (7.10%) CSS3
16 142 (6.86%) XML
17 129 (6.23%) SOAP
18 128 (6.19%) jQuery
19 123 (5.94%) Kafka
20 86 (4.16%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 209 (10.10%) User Experience
2 154 (7.44%) Mobile App
3 109 (5.27%) Analytical Skills
4 69 (3.33%) Fixed Income
5 56 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
6 52 (2.51%) Self-Motivation
7 48 (2.32%) Cloud Native
7 48 (2.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 40 (1.93%) Data Structures
9 39 (1.88%) Derivative
9 39 (1.88%) Linux Command Line
10 34 (1.64%) Public Cloud
11 31 (1.50%) Greenfield Project
12 25 (1.21%) Algorithms
13 24 (1.16%) Virtual Team
14 23 (1.11%) Data Centre
15 22 (1.06%) Hybrid Cloud
15 22 (1.06%) iPad
16 18 (0.87%) Management Information System
17 15 (0.72%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 485 (23.44%) Linux
2 202 (9.76%) Windows
3 180 (8.70%) Unix
4 137 (6.62%) Android
5 111 (5.36%) Apple iOS
6 78 (3.77%) CentOS
6 78 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 53 (2.56%) Mac OS X
8 45 (2.17%) Windows Server
9 37 (1.79%) Ubuntu
10 35 (1.69%) Windows 10
11 31 (1.50%) Windows Server 2016
12 20 (0.97%) Debian
13 10 (0.48%) Mac OS
14 8 (0.39%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 8 (0.39%) VMS
15 6 (0.29%) Amazon Linux
15 6 (0.29%) CoreOS
16 5 (0.24%) Embedded Linux
17 4 (0.19%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,057 (51.09%) Agile Software Development
2 770 (37.22%) DevOps
3 483 (23.34%) Scrum
4 476 (23.01%) Test Automation
5 444 (21.46%) Microservices
6 382 (18.46%) TDD
7 375 (18.12%) Continuous Integration
8 234 (11.31%) Kanban
9 223 (10.78%) Unit Testing
10 212 (10.25%) Continuous Delivery
10 212 (10.25%) Front End Development
11 207 (10.00%) BDD
12 206 (9.96%) Problem-Solving
13 203 (9.81%) Software Engineering
14 174 (8.41%) OO
15 171 (8.26%) Open Source
16 168 (8.12%) Configuration Management
17 156 (7.54%) SDLC
18 149 (7.20%) Infrastructure as Code
19 123 (5.94%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 873 (42.19%) Java
2 614 (29.68%) JavaScript
3 574 (27.74%) Python
4 412 (19.91%) SQL
5 281 (13.58%) C#
6 214 (10.34%) Java 8
7 183 (8.84%) Bash Shell
8 137 (6.62%) Kotlin
9 135 (6.52%) PowerShell
10 120 (5.80%) C++
11 117 (5.65%) PHP
12 93 (4.49%) TypeScript
13 86 (4.16%) Shell Script
14 85 (4.11%) Scala
15 78 (3.77%) Groovy
15 78 (3.77%) Perl
16 73 (3.53%) Ruby
17 71 (3.43%) C
18 70 (3.38%) Apple Swift
19 63 (3.04%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 327 (15.80%) Security Cleared
2 264 (12.76%) SC Cleared
3 87 (4.20%) Degree
4 47 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
5 35 (1.69%) DV Cleared
6 25 (1.21%) Computer Science Degree
7 24 (1.16%) Master's Degree
8 23 (1.11%) ISTQB
9 21 (1.01%) DBS Check
10 17 (0.82%) Novell Certification
11 16 (0.77%) AWS Certification
12 15 (0.72%) ISEB
12 15 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 13 (0.63%) TOGAF Certification
14 8 (0.39%) PhD
15 6 (0.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
17 2 (0.097%) CISSP
17 2 (0.097%) ITIL Certification
17 2 (0.097%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (6.09%) QA
2 60 (2.90%) WCAG
3 14 (0.68%) GDPR
4 9 (0.43%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.24%) SLA
6 4 (0.19%) NIST
6 4 (0.19%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.14%) JTAG
8 2 (0.097%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.097%) ISO 20022
8 2 (0.097%) RMADS
8 2 (0.097%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.048%) CDISC
9 1 (0.048%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.048%) NCSC
9 1 (0.048%) PMO
9 1 (0.048%) SEPA
9 1 (0.048%) TARGET2
System Software
1 522 (25.23%) Docker
2 55 (2.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (2.32%) Virtual Machines
4 47 (2.27%) HDFS
5 37 (1.79%) vSphere
6 31 (1.50%) Active Directory
7 17 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (0.48%) VMware NSX
9 6 (0.29%) Time Sharing Option
10 5 (0.24%) Firmware
10 5 (0.24%) Postfix
11 4 (0.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 3 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.097%) Gluster
13 2 (0.097%) Varnish
13 2 (0.097%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 2 (0.097%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.097%) VirtualBox
14 1 (0.048%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 409 (19.77%) Kubernetes
2 357 (17.25%) Ansible
3 324 (15.66%) Terraform
4 185 (8.94%) Puppet
5 144 (6.96%) Opscode Chef
6 99 (4.78%) Prometheus
7 80 (3.87%) Grafana
8 53 (2.56%) Kibana
9 43 (2.08%) Packer
10 37 (1.79%) Argo
11 26 (1.26%) Salt
11 26 (1.26%) ZABBIX
12 25 (1.21%) logstash
13 18 (0.87%) Consul
13 18 (0.87%) Istio
13 18 (0.87%) Netcool
13 18 (0.87%) Rancher
14 15 (0.72%) Nagios
15 13 (0.63%) Rundeck
16 11 (0.53%) Fluentd
Vendors
1 221 (10.68%) Oracle
2 193 (9.33%) Microsoft
3 172 (8.31%) Splunk
4 126 (6.09%) AppDynamics
5 115 (5.56%) Google
6 97 (4.69%) Atlassian
7 71 (3.43%) MuleSoft
8 65 (3.14%) VMware
9 62 (3.00%) Red Hat
10 55 (2.66%) Databricks
11 54 (2.61%) SAP
12 51 (2.46%) Cloudera
13 36 (1.74%) Dell
14 32 (1.55%) webMethods
15 28 (1.35%) Sybase
16 27 (1.30%) BEA
16 27 (1.30%) IBM
17 26 (1.26%) HP
18 24 (1.16%) StreamSets
19 21 (1.01%) Axway