Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 37 50
Rank change year-on-year +6 +13 +31
Contract jobs citing Git (software) 6,291 4,816 4,043
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.32% 5.30% 3.82%
As % of the Development Applications category 32.11% 30.57% 25.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,262 3,337 2,795
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £305
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 47 27
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £35.00 £31.40 £18.50
90th Percentile £70.13 £50.75 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 19,590 15,752 15,794
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.68% 17.34% 14.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,415 10,711 10,703
UK median daily rate £468 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £315 £300 £293
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 319 310
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
10th Percentile £26.50 £23.70 £27.88
90th Percentile £67.25 £57.50 £52.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.27
% change year-on-year - +0.54% +12.72%

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 18 June 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 18 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Git (software) in the UK

Git (software)
Top 16 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 18 June 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 +7 5,863 £475 +5.56% 1,920
UK excluding London +2 3,114 £438 +6.06% 1,358
London +10 3,100 £500 +5.26% 671
South East 0 953 £450 +5.88% 352
North of England +7 883 £425 +6.25% 420
Midlands +2 455 £425 +3.03% 197
Yorkshire -1 431 £425 +6.25% 144
North West +4 368 £425 +6.25% 238
South West +15 261 £450 +12.50% 170
West Midlands +9 261 £450 -5.26% 117
Scotland -5 239 £413 +8.20% 75
East of England -6 203 £450 - 110
East Midlands -3 192 £410 +2.50% 79
Wales +15 107 £450 +1.41% 23
North East -6 95 £430 +10.97% 38
Northern Ireland +26 14 £475 - 11

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 3,655 (58.10%) Agile Software Development
2 2,731 (43.41%) Jenkins
3 2,523 (40.10%) Java
4 2,481 (39.44%) JavaScript
5 1,986 (31.57%) TDD
6 1,972 (31.35%) Linux
7 1,927 (30.63%) DevOps
8 1,860 (29.57%) HTML
9 1,778 (28.26%) Continuous Integration
10 1,772 (28.17%) CSS
11 1,525 (24.24%) Python
12 1,469 (23.35%) Amazon AWS
13 1,395 (22.17%) Docker
14 1,361 (21.63%) Scrum
15 1,301 (20.68%) Test Automation
16 1,268 (20.16%) JIRA
17 1,173 (18.65%) AngularJS
18 1,167 (18.55%) REST
19 1,111 (17.66%) Web Services
20 1,097 (17.44%) SQL
21 1,090 (17.33%) Node.js
22 1,089 (17.31%) BDD
23 1,060 (16.85%) Microservices
24 983 (15.63%) HTML5
25 959 (15.24%) Spring
26 948 (15.07%) Ansible
27 929 (14.77%) Finance
28 878 (13.96%) RESTful
29 866 (13.77%) React
30 858 (13.64%) Puppet

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
1 626 (9.95%) Confluence
2 407 (6.47%) Apache
3 293 (4.66%) Tomcat
4 284 (4.51%) Elasticsearch
5 236 (3.75%) nginx
6 232 (3.69%) Apache Spark
7 163 (2.59%) WebSphere
8 149 (2.37%) CMS
9 141 (2.24%) JBoss
10 136 (2.16%) Cloud Foundry
11 118 (1.88%) WebLogic
12 105 (1.67%) OpenStack
13 86 (1.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 83 (1.32%) WordPress
15 75 (1.19%) IIS
16 72 (1.14%) Drupal
17 53 (0.84%) Jetty
18 52 (0.83%) Umbraco
19 51 (0.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
20 47 (0.75%) WildFly
Applications
1 55 (0.87%) Photoshop
2 23 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 14 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
4 13 (0.21%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.14%) GIMP
6 7 (0.11%) InVision
6 7 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 6 (0.095%) Microsoft Project
8 5 (0.079%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.079%) HipChat
9 4 (0.064%) Chatbot
10 2 (0.032%) Simulink
11 1 (0.016%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.016%) Houdini
11 1 (0.016%) Maya
11 1 (0.016%) NUKE
11 1 (0.016%) SPSS
11 1 (0.016%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 57 (0.91%) Magento
2 14 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
3 12 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (0.17%) Endur
5 9 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
6 6 (0.095%) OpenLink RightAngle
7 4 (0.064%) Distributed Ledger
7 4 (0.064%) HiPortfolio
7 4 (0.064%) R3 Corda
8 3 (0.048%) Eloqua
8 3 (0.048%) SAP Hybris
9 2 (0.032%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 2 (0.032%) Shopify
10 1 (0.016%) BusinessWorks
10 1 (0.016%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.016%) iTrent
10 1 (0.016%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.016%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.016%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.016%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 1,469 (23.35%) Amazon AWS
2 834 (13.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 507 (8.06%) GitHub
4 309 (4.91%) npm
5 220 (3.50%) Amazon EC2
5 220 (3.50%) PaaS
6 200 (3.18%) Serverless
7 156 (2.48%) IaaS
8 140 (2.23%) AWS CloudFormation
9 138 (2.19%) Amazon S3
9 138 (2.19%) Google Cloud Platform
9 138 (2.19%) OpenShift
10 132 (2.10%) AWS Lambda
11 125 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
12 94 (1.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 94 (1.49%) Heroku
13 89 (1.41%) Slack
14 83 (1.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 80 (1.27%) SaaS
16 76 (1.21%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 387 (6.15%) HTTP
2 275 (4.37%) TCP/IP
3 211 (3.35%) Firewall
4 190 (3.02%) SSL
5 167 (2.65%) DNS
6 93 (1.48%) Internet
7 75 (1.19%) FTP
8 61 (0.97%) Kerberos
9 50 (0.79%) SMS
10 49 (0.78%) SSH
11 37 (0.59%) VPN
12 33 (0.52%) DSL
12 33 (0.52%) SMTP
13 31 (0.49%) Network Security
14 28 (0.45%) DHCP
15 26 (0.41%) AMQP
16 24 (0.38%) SNMP
17 22 (0.35%) Reverse Proxy
18 21 (0.33%) Bluetooth
19 19 (0.30%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 724 (11.51%) PostgreSQL
2 707 (11.24%) MySQL
3 622 (9.89%) MongoDB
4 603 (9.59%) SQL Server
5 600 (9.54%) Relational Database
6 559 (8.89%) NoSQL
7 323 (5.13%) Hadoop
8 306 (4.86%) Big Data
9 232 (3.69%) Redis
10 194 (3.08%) Apache Cassandra
11 176 (2.80%) RDBMS
12 120 (1.91%) HBase
13 101 (1.61%) Oracle Database
14 94 (1.49%) Apache Hive
15 92 (1.46%) Amazon RDS
16 89 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
17 66 (1.05%) DB2
18 62 (0.99%) Cosmos DB
19 60 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 52 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2,731 (43.41%) Jenkins
2 1,268 (20.16%) JIRA
3 835 (13.27%) Maven
4 774 (12.30%) Subversion
5 554 (8.81%) Cucumber
6 544 (8.65%) JUnit
7 531 (8.44%) Selenium
8 424 (6.74%) TeamCity
9 363 (5.77%) Sonatype Nexus
10 349 (5.55%) Gradle
11 332 (5.28%) gulp
12 306 (4.86%) Artifactory
13 293 (4.66%) Team Foundation Server
14 289 (4.59%) webpack
15 278 (4.42%) Grunt
16 275 (4.37%) Mockito
17 272 (4.32%) Visual Studio
18 269 (4.28%) SonarQube
19 261 (4.15%) GitLab
20 248 (3.94%) Bitbucket
General
1 929 (14.77%) Finance
2 407 (6.47%) Banking
3 226 (3.59%) Retail
4 103 (1.64%) Marketing
5 82 (1.30%) Investment Banking
6 79 (1.26%) Games
7 76 (1.21%) Front Office
8 67 (1.07%) Telecoms
9 40 (0.64%) Advertising
10 39 (0.62%) Financial Institution
11 36 (0.57%) Manufacturing
12 35 (0.56%) Back Office
12 35 (0.56%) Publishing
13 32 (0.51%) Electronics
14 30 (0.48%) Legal
15 22 (0.35%) Automotive
16 19 (0.30%) Law
17 15 (0.24%) Retail Banking
18 13 (0.21%) Aerospace
19 11 (0.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3,809 (60.55%) Developer
2 1,058 (16.82%) Java Developer
3 960 (15.26%) DevOps Engineer
4 470 (7.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 470 (7.47%) Senior Developer
5 336 (5.34%) JavaScript Developer
6 308 (4.90%) React Developer
7 305 (4.85%) .NET Developer
8 285 (4.53%) Full Stack Developer
9 260 (4.13%) Python Developer
10 246 (3.91%) AWS Engineer
11 242 (3.85%) AWS DevOps
12 232 (3.69%) C# Developer
13 225 (3.58%) Node.js Developer
14 211 (3.35%) Angular Developer
15 208 (3.31%) Software Engineer
16 200 (3.18%) Senior Java Developer
17 199 (3.16%) AWS DevOps Engineer
18 166 (2.64%) Agile Developer
19 158 (2.51%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,860 (29.57%) HTML
2 1,772 (28.17%) CSS
3 1,173 (18.65%) AngularJS
4 1,167 (18.55%) REST
5 1,111 (17.66%) Web Services
6 1,090 (17.33%) Node.js
7 983 (15.63%) HTML5
8 959 (15.24%) Spring
9 878 (13.96%) RESTful
10 866 (13.77%) React
11 790 (12.56%) .NET
12 707 (11.24%) JSON
13 695 (11.05%) CSS3
14 610 (9.70%) jQuery
15 506 (8.04%) SOAP
16 492 (7.82%) Sass
16 492 (7.82%) XML
17 400 (6.36%) Hibernate
18 382 (6.07%) Kafka
18 382 (6.07%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 472 (7.50%) User Experience
2 361 (5.74%) Greenfield Project
3 313 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
4 251 (3.99%) Linux Command Line
5 237 (3.77%) Mobile App
6 223 (3.54%) Computer Science
7 199 (3.16%) Fintech
8 195 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
9 155 (2.46%) Algorithms
10 103 (1.64%) Data Structures
11 80 (1.27%) Virtual Team
12 78 (1.24%) iPad
13 74 (1.18%) Self-Motivation
14 66 (1.05%) Public Cloud
15 58 (0.92%) Clustering
16 43 (0.68%) Cloud Native
16 43 (0.68%) Equities
17 42 (0.67%) Derivative
18 39 (0.62%) Fixed Income
19 38 (0.60%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1,972 (31.35%) Linux
2 719 (11.43%) Unix
3 503 (8.00%) Windows
4 287 (4.56%) Apple iOS
5 286 (4.55%) Android
6 264 (4.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 249 (3.96%) CentOS
8 131 (2.08%) Ubuntu
9 124 (1.97%) Mac OS X
10 81 (1.29%) Windows Server
11 40 (0.64%) CoreOS
12 32 (0.51%) Debian
13 30 (0.48%) VMS
14 25 (0.40%) Solaris
15 23 (0.37%) Windows 7
16 22 (0.35%) Mac OS
17 17 (0.27%) Windows 10
17 17 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
18 10 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
19 9 (0.14%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,655 (58.10%) Agile Software Development
2 1,986 (31.57%) TDD
3 1,927 (30.63%) DevOps
4 1,778 (28.26%) Continuous Integration
5 1,361 (21.63%) Scrum
6 1,301 (20.68%) Test Automation
7 1,089 (17.31%) BDD
8 1,060 (16.85%) Microservices
9 789 (12.54%) MVC
10 765 (12.16%) Configuration Management
11 697 (11.08%) OO
12 653 (10.38%) Open Source
13 640 (10.17%) Front End Development
14 625 (9.93%) Software Engineering
15 568 (9.03%) Kanban
16 564 (8.97%) Unit Testing
17 546 (8.68%) Web Development
18 534 (8.49%) Continuous Delivery
19 500 (7.95%) Problem-Solving
20 468 (7.44%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2,523 (40.10%) Java
2 2,481 (39.44%) JavaScript
3 1,525 (24.24%) Python
4 1,097 (17.44%) SQL
5 835 (13.27%) C#
6 649 (10.32%) Bash Shell
7 645 (10.25%) Ruby
8 521 (8.28%) Java 8
9 410 (6.52%) PHP
10 365 (5.80%) Perl
10 365 (5.80%) Scala
11 330 (5.25%) ES6
12 282 (4.48%) PowerShell
13 278 (4.42%) TypeScript
14 263 (4.18%) Shell Script
15 245 (3.89%) Groovy
16 182 (2.89%) C++
17 174 (2.77%) Go
18 133 (2.11%) C
19 108 (1.72%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 559 (8.89%) Security Cleared
2 454 (7.22%) SC Cleared
3 350 (5.56%) Degree
4 114 (1.81%) Computer Science Degree
5 69 (1.10%) AWS Certification
6 68 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
7 37 (0.59%) ISTQB
8 34 (0.54%) Master's Degree
9 20 (0.32%) DV Cleared
10 17 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
11 12 (0.19%) ISEB
11 12 (0.19%) PhD
12 11 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
14 9 (0.14%) CCNP
14 9 (0.14%) DBS Check
15 8 (0.13%) BC Cleared
16 7 (0.11%) CCNA
16 7 (0.11%) TOGAF Certification
17 6 (0.095%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 313 (4.98%) QA
2 66 (1.05%) GCP
3 33 (0.52%) GDPR
4 30 (0.48%) Data Quality
5 28 (0.45%) SLA
6 27 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
7 23 (0.37%) WCAG
8 21 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 18 (0.29%) PMO
10 13 (0.21%) MiFID
11 10 (0.16%) ISO 9001
12 9 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
12 9 (0.14%) EMIR
12 9 (0.14%) PCI DSS
13 8 (0.13%) WAI
14 5 (0.079%) PSD2
14 5 (0.079%) TickIT
15 3 (0.048%) ISO 13485
16 2 (0.032%) IEC 62304
16 2 (0.032%) MISRA
System Software
1 1,395 (22.17%) Docker
2 127 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 87 (1.38%) Active Directory
4 81 (1.29%) HDFS
5 80 (1.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 66 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
7 48 (0.76%) vSphere
8 28 (0.45%) Xen
9 23 (0.37%) vCloud
10 22 (0.35%) VirtualBox
11 19 (0.30%) etcd
11 19 (0.30%) flannel
12 17 (0.27%) Apache Flume
13 13 (0.21%) KVM
14 12 (0.19%) Squid
15 11 (0.17%) Hyper-V
15 11 (0.17%) NFS
16 10 (0.16%) LXC
17 9 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
18 8 (0.13%) iptables
Systems Management
1 948 (15.07%) Ansible
2 858 (13.64%) Puppet
3 525 (8.35%) Terraform
4 490 (7.79%) Kubernetes
5 460 (7.31%) Opscode Chef
6 136 (2.16%) Kibana
7 121 (1.92%) logstash
8 109 (1.73%) Grafana
9 106 (1.68%) Salt
10 104 (1.65%) Consul
11 90 (1.43%) HAProxy
12 86 (1.37%) Nagios
13 78 (1.24%) Mesos
13 78 (1.24%) ZABBIX
14 76 (1.21%) Hadoop YARN
15 66 (1.05%) Docker Swarm
15 66 (1.05%) Packer
16 63 (1.00%) Prometheus
17 35 (0.56%) Rancher
18 27 (0.43%) Marathon
Vendors
1 586 (9.31%) Oracle
2 459 (7.30%) Microsoft
3 309 (4.91%) Red Hat
4 199 (3.16%) Google
5 185 (2.94%) IBM
6 178 (2.83%) VMware
7 156 (2.48%) Splunk
8 155 (2.46%) Atlassian
9 94 (1.49%) Adobe
10 89 (1.41%) Hortonworks
11 75 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
12 71 (1.13%) New Relic
13 70 (1.11%) Perforce
14 58 (0.92%) SaltStack
14 58 (0.92%) Sitecore
15 53 (0.84%) Cloudera
16 45 (0.72%) hybris
17 44 (0.70%) MuleSoft
17 44 (0.70%) SAP
18 42 (0.67%) Sybase