Period
to 6 July 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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 35 29 30
Rank change year-on-year -6 +1 +7
Contract jobs citing Git (software) 2,224 5,890 6,638
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 5.36% 6.29% 6.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 29.22% 31.90% 31.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,479 3,940 4,574
Median daily rate £490 £495 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £345 £355 £325
90th Percentile £650 £638 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £431
% change year-on-year - +4.41% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 52 48
Median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £44.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +0.56% +9.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £46.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -23.91% +8.24% -

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 7,611 18,466 20,759
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.35% 19.71% 19.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,953 12,178 14,254
Median daily rate £500 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +7.51%
10th Percentile £329 £333 £315
90th Percentile £669 £638 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 306 239
Median hourly rate £37.50 £43.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.79% +1.18% -
10th Percentile £21.25 £23.63 £26.08
90th Percentile £60.00 £53.75 £61.50
Median hourly rate £40.75 £43.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -5.23% +1.18% -

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 6 July 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 -7 2,040 £500 - 728
London -8 1,089 £525 - 216
UK excluding London -10 1,046 £450 - 554
North of England -3 322 £483 +7.22% 178
South East -15 244 £475 +5.56% 129
Yorkshire +2 165 £495 +2.06% 51
Work from Home +1 157 £450 -10.45% 92
South West -13 140 £444 -6.58% 77
North West -9 123 £480 +11.63% 97
Midlands -11 121 £423 -6.11% 75
East of England -13 95 £450 -5.26% 53
West Midlands -13 84 £434 -6.22% 47
Scotland -25 75 £425 - 18
Wales +10 48 £475 +11.76% 22
North East -2 37 £450 +6.82% 30
East Midlands -9 36 £350 -13.58% 28
Northern Ireland -4 3 - - 3

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 1,255 (56.43%) Agile Software Development
2 883 (39.70%) Jenkins
3 857 (38.53%) DevOps
4 845 (37.99%) Java
5 704 (31.65%) JavaScript
6 630 (28.33%) Python
7 606 (27.25%) Continuous Integration
8 567 (25.49%) AWS
9 547 (24.60%) Linux
10 538 (24.19%) Azure
11 519 (23.34%) SQL
12 514 (23.11%) Docker
13 506 (22.75%) Scrum
14 499 (22.44%) CSS
15 493 (22.17%) HTML
16 480 (21.58%) JIRA
17 468 (21.04%) Test Automation
18 412 (18.53%) Kubernetes
19 397 (17.85%) TDD
20 390 (17.54%) Microservices
21 372 (16.73%) Security Cleared
22 356 (16.01%) C#
23 353 (15.87%) Ansible
24 341 (15.33%) .NET
25 336 (15.11%) Terraform
26 324 (14.57%) REST
27 322 (14.48%) Node.js
28 318 (14.30%) Finance
29 305 (13.71%) SC Cleared
30 303 (13.62%) Web Services

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
1 268 (12.05%) Confluence
2 107 (4.81%) Elasticsearch
3 90 (4.05%) Apache
4 88 (3.96%) Apache Spark
5 87 (3.91%) Tomcat
6 79 (3.55%) WebLogic
7 54 (2.43%) CMS
8 45 (2.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 43 (1.93%) nginx
10 41 (1.84%) SAS
11 37 (1.66%) Cloud Foundry
12 28 (1.26%) JBoss
13 25 (1.12%) WebSphere
14 24 (1.08%) Mule
15 23 (1.03%) WordPress
16 22 (0.99%) Drupal
17 19 (0.85%) SharePoint
18 18 (0.81%) NServiceBus
19 16 (0.72%) Apache Solr
19 16 (0.72%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 33 (1.48%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (0.63%) Sketch
4 8 (0.36%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.13%) Stata
5 3 (0.13%) Zeplin
6 2 (0.090%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.090%) MadCap Flare
7 1 (0.045%) Camtasia
7 1 (0.045%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.045%) Simulink
7 1 (0.045%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 17 (0.76%) Oracle ERP
2 11 (0.49%) Magento
3 10 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
4 7 (0.31%) SAP FI-CA
4 7 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.22%) Shopify
6 4 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
6 4 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
7 3 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
7 3 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.13%) SAP PSCD
7 3 (0.13%) Visualfiles
8 2 (0.090%) Eloqua
8 2 (0.090%) ION MarketView
8 2 (0.090%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.090%) ResourceLink
8 2 (0.090%) Siebel CRM
9 1 (0.045%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 567 (25.49%) AWS
2 538 (24.19%) Azure
3 259 (11.65%) GitHub
4 150 (6.74%) GCP
4 150 (6.74%) Serverless
5 123 (5.53%) Amazon EC2
6 111 (4.99%) Amazon S3
7 99 (4.45%) AWS Lambda
8 89 (4.00%) PaaS
9 71 (3.19%) npm
9 71 (3.19%) OpenShift
10 69 (3.10%) Power Platform
11 67 (3.01%) AWS CloudFormation
12 65 (2.92%) SaaS
13 52 (2.34%) Slack
14 45 (2.02%) Amazon SQS
15 44 (1.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 42 (1.89%) IaaS
17 37 (1.66%) Amazon EKS
18 35 (1.57%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 128 (5.76%) HTTP
2 96 (4.32%) TCP/IP
3 69 (3.10%) DNS
4 46 (2.07%) Firewall
4 46 (2.07%) SSL
5 30 (1.35%) Ethernet
6 23 (1.03%) SNMP
7 20 (0.90%) Reverse Proxy
8 18 (0.81%) BGP
9 15 (0.67%) DHCP
9 15 (0.67%) MPLS
9 15 (0.67%) Network Security
10 14 (0.63%) DSL
10 14 (0.63%) IPv4
11 13 (0.58%) RSVP
11 13 (0.58%) VLAN
12 12 (0.54%) HSRP
12 12 (0.54%) VPLS
12 12 (0.54%) VRRP
13 11 (0.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 279 (12.54%) SQL Server
2 164 (7.37%) MySQL
3 157 (7.06%) Relational Database
4 128 (5.76%) NoSQL
5 115 (5.17%) Big Data
5 115 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
6 114 (5.13%) MongoDB
7 74 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
7 74 (3.33%) Hadoop
8 63 (2.83%) Power BI
9 59 (2.65%) RDBMS
10 52 (2.34%) Oracle Database
11 50 (2.25%) Amazon RDS
12 49 (2.20%) Pentaho
13 47 (2.11%) Apache Hive
14 43 (1.93%) Data Lake
14 43 (1.93%) Redis
15 39 (1.75%) Amazon Redshift
15 39 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 35 (1.57%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 883 (39.70%) Jenkins
2 480 (21.58%) JIRA
3 279 (12.54%) Maven
4 204 (9.17%) Subversion
5 193 (8.68%) JUnit
6 176 (7.91%) Bitbucket
7 165 (7.42%) Selenium
8 144 (6.47%) Cucumber
9 137 (6.16%) GitLab
10 136 (6.12%) Gradle
11 121 (5.44%) Sonatype Nexus
12 104 (4.68%) gulp
13 102 (4.59%) Visual Studio
14 88 (3.96%) Grunt
14 88 (3.96%) Team Foundation Server
15 84 (3.78%) SonarQube
16 83 (3.73%) TeamCity
17 71 (3.19%) git-flow
18 70 (3.15%) Mockito
19 68 (3.06%) Artifactory
General
1 318 (14.30%) Finance
2 211 (9.49%) Public Sector
3 166 (7.46%) Banking
4 56 (2.52%) Front Office
5 54 (2.43%) Investment Banking
6 38 (1.71%) Retail
7 37 (1.66%) Marketing
8 30 (1.35%) Financial Institution
9 20 (0.90%) Legal
10 19 (0.85%) Telecoms
11 17 (0.76%) Aerospace
12 16 (0.72%) Manufacturing
12 16 (0.72%) Military
13 15 (0.67%) Electronics
13 15 (0.67%) Law
14 14 (0.63%) Back Office
14 14 (0.63%) Games
15 8 (0.36%) Automotive
16 7 (0.31%) Publishing
17 5 (0.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1,210 (54.41%) Developer
2 260 (11.69%) Java Developer
3 238 (10.70%) DevOps Engineer
4 129 (5.80%) .NET Developer
5 126 (5.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 118 (5.31%) C# Developer
7 115 (5.17%) Senior Developer
8 107 (4.81%) React Developer
9 102 (4.59%) Software Engineer
10 89 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
11 85 (3.82%) Python Developer
12 81 (3.64%) Angular Developer
13 77 (3.46%) Architect
14 71 (3.19%) Data Engineer
15 68 (3.06%) Software Developer
16 62 (2.79%) JavaScript Developer
17 60 (2.70%) UI Developer
18 59 (2.65%) AWS Engineer
18 59 (2.65%) Cloud Engineer
19 57 (2.56%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 499 (22.44%) CSS
2 493 (22.17%) HTML
3 341 (15.33%) .NET
4 324 (14.57%) REST
5 322 (14.48%) Node.js
6 303 (13.62%) Web Services
7 294 (13.22%) AngularJS
8 286 (12.86%) Spring
9 264 (11.87%) React
10 250 (11.24%) HTML5
11 241 (10.84%) RESTful
12 214 (9.62%) JSON
13 176 (7.91%) Spring Boot
14 172 (7.73%) XML
15 163 (7.33%) Sass
16 156 (7.01%) SOAP
17 141 (6.34%) CSS3
18 134 (6.03%) Kafka
19 127 (5.71%) jQuery
20 112 (5.04%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 216 (9.71%) User Experience
2 135 (6.07%) Analytical Skills
3 102 (4.59%) Mobile App
4 72 (3.24%) Fixed Income
5 63 (2.83%) Cloud Native
6 53 (2.38%) Data Structures
7 51 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
8 50 (2.25%) Linux Command Line
9 45 (2.02%) Greenfield Project
10 38 (1.71%) Data Centre
11 36 (1.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 36 (1.62%) Self-Motivation
11 36 (1.62%) Virtual Team
12 30 (1.35%) Algorithms
13 25 (1.12%) Management Information System
14 24 (1.08%) Derivative
15 21 (0.94%) Private Cloud
16 20 (0.90%) Clustering
16 20 (0.90%) Public Cloud
17 15 (0.67%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 547 (24.60%) Linux
2 207 (9.31%) Unix
3 206 (9.26%) Windows
4 120 (5.40%) Android
5 91 (4.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 67 (3.01%) Apple iOS
7 58 (2.61%) CentOS
8 40 (1.80%) Mac OS X
9 20 (0.90%) Windows Server
10 14 (0.63%) CoreOS
10 14 (0.63%) Ubuntu
10 14 (0.63%) Windows Server 2016
11 12 (0.54%) Windows 10
12 11 (0.49%) Debian
13 9 (0.40%) Mac OS
14 6 (0.27%) VMS
15 5 (0.22%) Amazon Linux
16 4 (0.18%) Solaris
17 3 (0.13%) SUSE
18 2 (0.090%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,255 (56.43%) Agile Software Development
2 857 (38.53%) DevOps
3 606 (27.25%) Continuous Integration
4 506 (22.75%) Scrum
5 468 (21.04%) Test Automation
6 397 (17.85%) TDD
7 390 (17.54%) Microservices
8 286 (12.86%) Software Engineering
9 224 (10.07%) Unit Testing
10 219 (9.85%) Open Source
11 205 (9.22%) BDD
12 197 (8.86%) Front End Development
13 180 (8.09%) Infrastructure as Code
14 178 (8.00%) Analytics
15 175 (7.87%) Kanban
16 173 (7.78%) Continuous Delivery
17 166 (7.46%) Configuration Management
18 164 (7.37%) Problem-Solving
19 154 (6.92%) OO
20 145 (6.52%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 845 (37.99%) Java
2 704 (31.65%) JavaScript
3 630 (28.33%) Python
4 519 (23.34%) SQL
5 356 (16.01%) C#
6 162 (7.28%) Bash Shell
7 153 (6.88%) PowerShell
8 144 (6.47%) TypeScript
9 121 (5.44%) Java 8
10 99 (4.45%) PHP
11 94 (4.23%) C++
12 82 (3.69%) T-SQL
13 81 (3.64%) ES6
14 79 (3.55%) Go
15 78 (3.51%) Ruby
15 78 (3.51%) Scala
16 76 (3.42%) Kotlin
16 76 (3.42%) PL/SQL
17 75 (3.37%) C
18 69 (3.10%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 372 (16.73%) Security Cleared
2 305 (13.71%) SC Cleared
3 126 (5.67%) Degree
4 45 (2.02%) Computer Science Degree
5 42 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
6 27 (1.21%) DV Cleared
7 26 (1.17%) DBS Check
8 21 (0.94%) ISTQB
9 20 (0.90%) AWS Certification
10 19 (0.85%) Master's Degree
11 16 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
12 14 (0.63%) ISEB
13 11 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
14 9 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 8 (0.36%) CCIE
15 8 (0.36%) CCIE Service Provider
15 8 (0.36%) PMI Certification
16 6 (0.27%) CISM
16 6 (0.27%) CISSP
16 6 (0.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 132 (5.94%) QA
2 65 (2.92%) WCAG
3 16 (0.72%) GDPR
4 10 (0.45%) Data Quality
5 9 (0.40%) WAI
6 8 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (0.18%) NIST
8 2 (0.090%) SLA
9 1 (0.045%) CDISC
9 1 (0.045%) FedRAMP
9 1 (0.045%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.045%) IFRS
9 1 (0.045%) ISO 20022
9 1 (0.045%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.045%) JTAG
9 1 (0.045%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.045%) PMO
System Software
1 514 (23.11%) Docker
2 41 (1.84%) Active Directory
3 39 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (1.03%) vSphere
5 22 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
6 18 (0.81%) HDFS
7 12 (0.54%) Firmware
8 10 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (0.40%) RACF
10 6 (0.27%) Postfix
10 6 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (0.22%) VirtualBox
12 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (0.18%) VMware NSX
13 3 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 2 (0.090%) GFS2
14 2 (0.090%) Gluster
14 2 (0.090%) NFS
14 2 (0.090%) Samba
15 1 (0.045%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 412 (18.53%) Kubernetes
2 353 (15.87%) Ansible
3 336 (15.11%) Terraform
4 190 (8.54%) Puppet
5 173 (7.78%) Opscode Chef
6 66 (2.97%) Packer
7 50 (2.25%) Prometheus
8 46 (2.07%) Salt
9 43 (1.93%) Grafana
10 32 (1.44%) Kibana
11 22 (0.99%) Consul
12 20 (0.90%) Istio
13 18 (0.81%) Docker Swarm
14 17 (0.76%) ZABBIX
15 12 (0.54%) Hadoop YARN
15 12 (0.54%) vRealize
16 11 (0.49%) logstash
16 11 (0.49%) vCenter Server
17 8 (0.36%) vRealize Orchestrator
18 7 (0.31%) Oozie
Vendors
1 283 (12.72%) Microsoft
2 229 (10.30%) Oracle
3 136 (6.12%) Google
4 80 (3.60%) Splunk
5 59 (2.65%) Red Hat
6 57 (2.56%) SAP
7 53 (2.38%) Atlassian
7 53 (2.38%) VMware
8 46 (2.07%) Cloudera
9 41 (1.84%) Databricks
10 39 (1.75%) MuleSoft
11 38 (1.71%) AppDynamics
12 33 (1.48%) Tableau
13 32 (1.44%) Adobe
14 28 (1.26%) Cisco
15 25 (1.12%) IBM
16 22 (0.99%) Informatica
16 22 (0.99%) StreamSets
17 20 (0.90%) Talend
18 19 (0.85%) Hortonworks