Period
to 15 May 2021

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 15 May 2021 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
15 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 38 39 28
Rank change year-on-year +1 -11 +4
Contract jobs citing Git (software) 3,029 2,609 5,982
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 5.30% 5.23% 6.56%
As % of the Development Applications category 30.65% 29.32% 31.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,975 1,741 4,018
10th Percentile £350 £344 £358
25th Percentile £413 £411 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £490 £500
Median % change year-on-year +2.04% -2.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £600 £588 £575
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £455
% change year-on-year -5.56% -1.10% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 16 28
10th Percentile £34.30 £41.13 £40.89
25th Percentile £40.31 £43.69 £44.69
Median hourly rate £52.50 £46.25 £50.00
Median % change year-on-year +13.51% -7.50% +11.11%
75th Percentile £63.00 £53.96 £54.44
90th Percentile £67.65 £59.63 £59.21
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.25 £44.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year +15.17% -11.00% +17.65%

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 9,882 8,899 18,713
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.29% 17.82% 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,651 6,132 12,734
10th Percentile £339 £331 £333
25th Percentile £405 £406 £405
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £495 £495 £480
Median % change year-on-year - +3.13% +1.05%
75th Percentile £580 £585 £575
90th Percentile £658 £663 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -3.89% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 134 260
10th Percentile £27.20 £18.25 £22.15
25th Percentile £40.00 £38.69 £36.75
Median hourly rate £45.50 £47.50 £44.18
Median % change year-on-year -4.21% +7.51% +3.95%
75th Percentile £56.50 £54.45 £50.00
90th Percentile £63.15 £62.48 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.50 £45.00 £44.50
% change year-on-year +1.11% +1.12% +4.71%

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 15 May 2021.

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 15 May 2021.

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 15 May 2021. 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 2,367 £500 - 1,372
London -1 1,451 £550 +4.76% 410
Work from Home +7 1,003 £500 +11.11% 311
UK excluding London +1 953 £425 -5.56% 1,066
North of England -1 229 £430 -4.39% 339
South East -7 221 £450 - 229
Scotland +6 162 £425 -5.56% 62
North West +20 124 £425 -3.19% 187
Midlands -22 105 £400 -11.11% 173
South West -14 103 £425 -5.56% 134
East of England +2 88 £494 +9.72% 86
West Midlands -30 65 £428 -4.89% 113
Yorkshire -21 64 £400 -15.79% 107
North East +8 41 £500 +17.65% 45
Wales +7 40 £425 -10.53% 31
East Midlands +19 38 £394 -1.56% 60
Northern Ireland +8 6 £475 - 12

For the 6 months to 15 May 2021, 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 1,479 (48.83%) Agile Software Development
2 1,225 (40.44%) Jenkins
3 1,151 (38.00%) DevOps
4 1,079 (35.62%) Java
5 964 (31.83%) Python
6 921 (30.41%) JavaScript
7 860 (28.39%) Azure
8 750 (24.76%) SQL
9 741 (24.46%) AWS
10 699 (23.08%) Docker
11 660 (21.79%) Microservices
12 640 (21.13%) JIRA
13 628 (20.73%) Linux
14 612 (20.20%) TDD
15 604 (19.94%) Scrum
16 542 (17.89%) HTML
17 525 (17.33%) CSS
17 525 (17.33%) Test Automation
18 520 (17.17%) Kubernetes
19 506 (16.71%) Node.js
20 503 (16.61%) Finance
21 495 (16.34%) Social Skills
22 464 (15.32%) Ansible
23 453 (14.96%) Terraform
24 450 (14.86%) Maven
25 449 (14.82%) Continuous Integration
26 429 (14.16%) Spring
27 428 (14.13%) REST
28 425 (14.03%) Software Engineering
29 407 (13.44%) 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
1 231 (7.63%) Confluence
2 151 (4.99%) Apache
3 117 (3.86%) Apache Spark
4 95 (3.14%) Elasticsearch
5 87 (2.87%) Tomcat
6 75 (2.48%) CMS
7 70 (2.31%) nginx
8 60 (1.98%) WebLogic
9 56 (1.85%) JBoss
10 54 (1.78%) WebSphere
11 51 (1.68%) Cloud Foundry
12 40 (1.32%) WordPress
13 36 (1.19%) IIS
14 31 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 30 (0.99%) Apache Airflow
16 27 (0.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 25 (0.83%) SharePoint
18 19 (0.63%) Apache Solr
18 19 (0.63%) Red Hat Fuse
19 18 (0.59%) Drupal
Applications
1 19 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
2 12 (0.40%) Sketch
3 11 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (0.36%) Photoshop
4 9 (0.30%) InVision
4 9 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
5 8 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.17%) Chatbot
6 5 (0.17%) Figma
7 4 (0.13%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.099%) Adobe XD
9 2 (0.066%) SPSS
10 1 (0.033%) Doxygen
10 1 (0.033%) GIMP
10 1 (0.033%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 37 (1.22%) Magento
2 19 (0.63%) Shopify
3 13 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
4 12 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
5 10 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
5 10 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
7 6 (0.20%) Sentinel
8 4 (0.13%) ION MarketView
8 4 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (0.099%) SAP Hybris
10 2 (0.066%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (0.066%) Payment Gateway
10 2 (0.066%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
10 2 (0.066%) RMDS
10 2 (0.066%) SAP FI-CA
10 2 (0.066%) SAP PSCD
10 2 (0.066%) SAP S/4HANA
10 2 (0.066%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
11 1 (0.033%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 860 (28.39%) Azure
2 741 (24.46%) AWS
3 332 (10.96%) GitHub
4 238 (7.86%) GCP
5 201 (6.64%) Serverless
6 141 (4.66%) PaaS
7 128 (4.23%) AWS Lambda
8 106 (3.50%) IaaS
9 97 (3.20%) OpenShift
10 90 (2.97%) AWS CloudFormation
11 89 (2.94%) Amazon S3
12 86 (2.84%) SaaS
13 83 (2.74%) npm
14 80 (2.64%) Amazon EKS
15 59 (1.95%) Azure Functions
16 53 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
17 51 (1.68%) Power Platform
18 45 (1.49%) Azure Data Factory
19 42 (1.39%) Azure Cosmos DB
20 40 (1.32%) Azure Key Vault
Communications & Networking
1 87 (2.87%) HTTP
2 83 (2.74%) Firewall
3 72 (2.38%) DNS
4 53 (1.75%) TCP/IP
5 46 (1.52%) SSL
6 30 (0.99%) Internet
7 23 (0.76%) LAN
8 21 (0.69%) FTP
9 19 (0.63%) IPv4
10 17 (0.56%) WAN
11 16 (0.53%) VPN
11 16 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
12 15 (0.50%) SSH
13 13 (0.43%) Network Security
14 12 (0.40%) Broadband
14 12 (0.40%) Kerberos
14 12 (0.40%) Multicast
15 11 (0.36%) Ethernet
15 11 (0.36%) IPv6
16 10 (0.33%) DECT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 223 (7.36%) SQL Server
2 215 (7.10%) NoSQL
3 204 (6.73%) MySQL
4 202 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
5 177 (5.84%) MongoDB
6 162 (5.35%) Relational Database
7 110 (3.63%) Hadoop
8 97 (3.20%) Big Data
9 85 (2.81%) BigQuery
10 79 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
11 75 (2.48%) Apache Hive
12 72 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
13 68 (2.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 68 (2.24%) Redis
14 60 (1.98%) Data Lake
15 54 (1.78%) Oracle Database
16 47 (1.55%) Azure SQL Database
17 46 (1.52%) Tableau
18 44 (1.45%) HBase
19 39 (1.29%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1,225 (40.44%) Jenkins
2 640 (21.13%) JIRA
3 450 (14.86%) Maven
4 212 (7.00%) Bitbucket
5 202 (6.67%) GitLab
6 195 (6.44%) Subversion
7 178 (5.88%) Visual Studio
8 175 (5.78%) Cucumber
9 172 (5.68%) JUnit
10 158 (5.22%) Selenium
11 147 (4.85%) TeamCity
12 145 (4.79%) Gradle
13 129 (4.26%) Sonatype Nexus
14 114 (3.76%) SonarQube
15 109 (3.60%) Artifactory
16 98 (3.24%) webpack
17 96 (3.17%) gulp
18 84 (2.77%) Postman
19 80 (2.64%) Team Foundation Server
20 79 (2.61%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 503 (16.61%) Finance
2 495 (16.34%) Social Skills
3 333 (10.99%) Banking
4 187 (6.17%) Public Sector
5 147 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
6 137 (4.52%) Investment Banking
7 121 (3.99%) Front Office
8 99 (3.27%) Marketing
9 72 (2.38%) Retail
10 71 (2.34%) Telecoms
11 52 (1.72%) Manufacturing
12 50 (1.65%) Electronics
13 49 (1.62%) Presentation Skills
14 39 (1.29%) Influencing Skills
15 30 (0.99%) Games
16 26 (0.86%) Documentation Skills
17 24 (0.79%) Back Office
18 19 (0.63%) Legal
19 18 (0.59%) Retail Banking
20 16 (0.53%) Law
Job Titles
1 1,622 (53.55%) Developer
2 385 (12.71%) Java Developer
3 377 (12.45%) DevOps Engineer
4 235 (7.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 235 (7.76%) Senior Developer
5 161 (5.32%) Full Stack Developer
6 142 (4.69%) React Developer
7 141 (4.66%) Data Engineer
8 125 (4.13%) Software Engineer
9 122 (4.03%) Azure Engineer
10 104 (3.43%) .NET Developer
10 104 (3.43%) AWS Engineer
11 101 (3.33%) Architect
12 98 (3.24%) C# Developer
13 96 (3.17%) JavaScript Developer
14 92 (3.04%) Senior Java Developer
15 79 (2.61%) Software Developer
16 71 (2.34%) Azure DevOps Engineer
17 70 (2.31%) Cloud Engineer
18 69 (2.28%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 542 (17.89%) HTML
2 525 (17.33%) CSS
3 506 (16.71%) Node.js
4 429 (14.16%) Spring
5 428 (14.13%) REST
6 407 (13.44%) React
7 393 (12.97%) AngularJS
8 387 (12.78%) .NET
9 306 (10.10%) JSON
10 300 (9.90%) RESTful
11 286 (9.44%) Web Services
12 252 (8.32%) Spring Boot
13 251 (8.29%) Kafka
14 236 (7.79%) HTML5
15 227 (7.49%) XML
16 182 (6.01%) Redux
17 170 (5.61%) Sass
18 155 (5.12%) CSS3
19 150 (4.95%) SOAP
20 147 (4.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 222 (7.33%) User Experience
2 119 (3.93%) Cloud Native
3 92 (3.04%) Mobile App
4 73 (2.41%) Public Cloud
5 72 (2.38%) Fixed Income
6 65 (2.15%) Greenfield Project
7 63 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
8 61 (2.01%) Linux Command Line
9 58 (1.91%) Derivative
10 53 (1.75%) Algorithms
10 53 (1.75%) Data Structures
11 48 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
12 45 (1.49%) Management Information System
13 32 (1.06%) Equities
14 29 (0.96%) Clustering
14 29 (0.96%) Virtual Team
15 27 (0.89%) SWIFT
16 23 (0.76%) Client/Server
17 22 (0.73%) Wiki
18 21 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 628 (20.73%) Linux
2 311 (10.27%) Windows
3 266 (8.78%) Unix
4 150 (4.95%) Android
5 95 (3.14%) Apple iOS
6 81 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 61 (2.01%) CentOS
8 49 (1.62%) Windows Server
9 28 (0.92%) Ubuntu
10 24 (0.79%) Mac OS X
11 15 (0.50%) AIX
11 15 (0.50%) OpenWrt
11 15 (0.50%) Windows 10
11 15 (0.50%) Windows Server 2016
12 13 (0.43%) VMS
12 13 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (0.33%) Mac OS
14 8 (0.26%) Amazon Linux
15 7 (0.23%) Debian
15 7 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,479 (48.83%) Agile Software Development
2 1,151 (38.00%) DevOps
3 660 (21.79%) Microservices
4 612 (20.20%) TDD
5 604 (19.94%) Scrum
6 525 (17.33%) Test Automation
7 449 (14.82%) Continuous Integration
8 425 (14.03%) Software Engineering
9 382 (12.61%) BDD
10 314 (10.37%) Problem-Solving
11 290 (9.57%) Front End Development
12 272 (8.98%) Unit Testing
13 212 (7.00%) OO
14 211 (6.97%) SDLC
15 208 (6.87%) Analytics
16 204 (6.73%) Kanban
17 203 (6.70%) Infrastructure as Code
18 192 (6.34%) Configuration Management
19 190 (6.27%) Open Source
20 187 (6.17%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1,079 (35.62%) Java
2 964 (31.83%) Python
3 921 (30.41%) JavaScript
4 750 (24.76%) SQL
5 370 (12.22%) C#
6 271 (8.95%) TypeScript
7 238 (7.86%) Bash Shell
8 204 (6.73%) PowerShell
9 191 (6.31%) Java 8
10 184 (6.07%) Shell Script
11 167 (5.51%) PHP
12 158 (5.22%) Scala
13 131 (4.32%) C++
14 121 (3.99%) ES6
15 107 (3.53%) Ruby
16 102 (3.37%) Go
16 102 (3.37%) Kotlin
17 99 (3.27%) Perl
18 94 (3.10%) PL/SQL
19 83 (2.74%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 287 (9.48%) Security Cleared
2 249 (8.22%) SC Cleared
3 188 (6.21%) Degree
4 70 (2.31%) Computer Science Degree
5 27 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
5 27 (0.89%) Master's Degree
6 20 (0.66%) AWS Certification
7 15 (0.50%) ISTQB
8 14 (0.46%) DV Cleared
9 13 (0.43%) ISEB
10 12 (0.40%) PhD
11 10 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 10 (0.33%) Novell Certification
12 8 (0.26%) CTC Cleared
12 8 (0.26%) SAFe Agilist
13 6 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
14 5 (0.17%) CCNP
15 4 (0.13%) CCNA
15 4 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 183 (6.04%) QA
2 33 (1.09%) WCAG
3 32 (1.06%) GDPR
4 18 (0.59%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.40%) Data Quality
6 10 (0.33%) JTAG
7 6 (0.20%) PMO
7 6 (0.20%) SLA
8 5 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
9 4 (0.13%) MiFID
10 3 (0.099%) ISO 20022
10 3 (0.099%) NIST
11 2 (0.066%) Cyber Essentials
11 2 (0.066%) ISO 15022
11 2 (0.066%) NCSC
11 2 (0.066%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.066%) WAI
12 1 (0.033%) COBIT
12 1 (0.033%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.033%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 699 (23.08%) Docker
2 72 (2.38%) Active Directory
3 54 (1.78%) Virtual Machines
4 45 (1.49%) HDFS
4 45 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
6 15 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 11 (0.36%) vSphere
8 8 (0.26%) Postfix
9 7 (0.23%) qmail
9 7 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.17%) KVM
10 5 (0.17%) LXC
10 5 (0.17%) Time Sharing Option
10 5 (0.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 5 (0.17%) VMware NSX
11 3 (0.099%) Apache Flume
11 3 (0.099%) GlusterFS
11 3 (0.099%) Hyper-V
11 3 (0.099%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 520 (17.17%) Kubernetes
2 464 (15.32%) Ansible
3 453 (14.96%) Terraform
4 169 (5.58%) Puppet
5 158 (5.22%) Opscode Chef
6 84 (2.77%) Prometheus
7 83 (2.74%) Grafana
8 58 (1.91%) Kibana
9 57 (1.88%) Istio
10 45 (1.49%) Consul
11 37 (1.22%) Rancher
12 35 (1.16%) logstash
13 28 (0.92%) Argo
14 23 (0.76%) Fluentd
15 22 (0.73%) Oozie
16 21 (0.69%) Packer
17 16 (0.53%) Hadoop YARN
17 16 (0.53%) Nagios
18 15 (0.50%) Salt
19 14 (0.46%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 302 (9.97%) Oracle
2 197 (6.50%) Microsoft
3 186 (6.14%) Google
4 115 (3.80%) Splunk
5 90 (2.97%) IBM
6 80 (2.64%) Red Hat
7 75 (2.48%) VMware
8 74 (2.44%) Databricks
9 72 (2.38%) Atlassian
10 67 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
11 65 (2.15%) Adobe
12 61 (2.01%) SAP
13 56 (1.85%) AppDynamics
14 44 (1.45%) Informatica
15 38 (1.25%) MuleSoft
16 37 (1.22%) Cloudera
17 28 (0.92%) New Relic
18 27 (0.89%) Cisco
18 27 (0.89%) webMethods
19 25 (0.83%) Dynatrace