Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 42 57
Rank change year-on-year +11 +15 +25
Contract jobs citing Git (software) 6115 4765 3766
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.93% 4.55% 3.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 31.74% 27.55% 23.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4368 3266 2720
UK median daily rate £465 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £600 £575 £556
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 14 43
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31.40 £33.13 £22.80
90th Percentile £59.25 £48.64 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% +6.67%

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 19267 17294 16223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.68% 16.51% 14.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13417 11639 10802
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 289 251 338
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29.00 £24.00 £24.23
90th Percentile £60.20 £53.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 +8 5712 £470 +4.44% 890
UK excluding London +18 3057 £425 +3.03% 562
London +4 2971 £500 +5.26% 361
South East +22 1000 £431 -1.43% 128
North of England +22 781 £425 +2.41% 186
Midlands +18 448 £425 -0.58% 88
Yorkshire +22 371 £430 +1.18% 83
North West +24 356 £425 +6.25% 90
East of England +11 262 £400 +4.92% 50
Scotland +64 261 £400 +6.67% 26
West Midlands +24 242 £460 +4.55% 48
South West +10 239 £413 +8.91% 74
East Midlands +6 202 £375 -9.09% 40
Wales +28 78 £475 +5.56% 9
North East +23 75 £438 +9.38% 13
Channel Islands - 5 - -
Northern Ireland -48 4 - - 1

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Git (software) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Git (software).

1 3549 (58.04%) Agile Software Development
2 2562 (41.90%) Java
3 2427 (39.69%) JavaScript
4 2335 (38.18%) Jenkins
5 2012 (32.90%) HTML
6 1905 (31.15%) CSS
7 1895 (30.99%) Linux
8 1824 (29.83%) TDD
9 1764 (28.85%) Continuous Integration
10 1655 (27.06%) DevOps
11 1496 (24.46%) Scrum
12 1366 (22.34%) Test Automation
13 1333 (21.80%) JIRA
14 1298 (21.23%) Python
15 1208 (19.75%) SQL
16 1179 (19.28%) Amazon AWS
17 1154 (18.87%) Web Services
18 1145 (18.72%) Docker
19 1128 (18.45%) RESTful
20 1085 (17.74%) HTML5
21 1057 (17.29%) AngularJS
22 1040 (17.01%) REST
23 1035 (16.93%) BDD
24 1011 (16.53%) Finance
25 1008 (16.48%) Node.js
26 997 (16.30%) Spring
27 966 (15.80%) Maven
28 934 (15.27%) Subversion
29 829 (13.56%) Puppet
30 812 (13.28%) Ansible

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
1 715 (11.69%) Confluence
2 325 (5.31%) Apache
3 275 (4.50%) Tomcat
4 202 (3.30%) JBoss
5 195 (3.19%) Elasticsearch
6 193 (3.16%) CMS
7 186 (3.04%) Apache Spark
8 178 (2.91%) nginx
9 151 (2.47%) OpenStack
10 144 (2.35%) Drupal
11 110 (1.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 104 (1.70%) WebSphere
13 94 (1.54%) Apache Solr
14 89 (1.46%) IIS
15 85 (1.39%) WebLogic
16 83 (1.36%) WordPress
17 69 (1.13%) WildFly
18 64 (1.05%) SharePoint
19 60 (0.98%) Cloud Foundry
20 38 (0.62%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 92 (1.50%) Photoshop
2 54 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 31 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
4 11 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
4 11 (0.18%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
5 10 (0.16%) Pipeline Pilot
6 9 (0.15%) GIMP
7 8 (0.13%) HipChat
7 8 (0.13%) Microsoft Office
8 7 (0.11%) Doxygen
9 5 (0.082%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 3 (0.049%) InVision
11 2 (0.033%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.033%) InDesign
11 2 (0.033%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.033%) Simulink
11 2 (0.033%) Stata
12 1 (0.016%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.016%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 95 (1.55%) Magento
2 46 (0.75%) Payment Gateway
3 17 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
4 15 (0.25%) SAP Hybris
5 11 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
6 9 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
6 9 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
7 5 (0.082%) Kondor
7 5 (0.082%) RMDS
7 5 (0.082%) Shopify
8 4 (0.065%) Eloqua
8 4 (0.065%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 4 (0.065%) WebTrends
9 2 (0.033%) MetaTrader
9 2 (0.033%) OpenText Process Suite
9 2 (0.033%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.033%) SDL Web 8
10 1 (0.016%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.016%) Oracle SCM
10 1 (0.016%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1179 (19.28%) Amazon AWS
2 496 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 420 (6.87%) GitHub
4 225 (3.68%) Amazon EC2
5 182 (2.98%) npm
6 167 (2.73%) PaaS
7 161 (2.63%) Serverless
8 140 (2.29%) Amazon S3
9 130 (2.13%) AWS CloudFormation
10 112 (1.83%) IaaS
11 103 (1.68%) AWS Lambda
12 102 (1.67%) Slack
13 98 (1.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 96 (1.57%) OpenShift
15 92 (1.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 74 (1.21%) SaaS
17 64 (1.05%) Route 53
18 62 (1.01%) Amazon ELB
19 61 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
20 47 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 422 (6.90%) HTTP
2 219 (3.58%) TCP/IP
3 165 (2.70%) DNS
4 155 (2.53%) SSL
5 150 (2.45%) Firewall
6 97 (1.59%) Internet
7 59 (0.96%) LDAP
8 51 (0.83%) SMS
9 38 (0.62%) Bluetooth
10 33 (0.54%) SSH
10 33 (0.54%) VPN
11 32 (0.52%) DSL
12 29 (0.47%) LAN
12 29 (0.47%) Network Security
13 27 (0.44%) WAN
14 23 (0.38%) DHCP
15 21 (0.34%) AMQP
15 21 (0.34%) OpenLDAP
16 19 (0.31%) OpenVPN
17 15 (0.25%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 721 (11.79%) MySQL
2 712 (11.64%) MongoDB
3 639 (10.45%) NoSQL
4 576 (9.42%) Relational Database
5 551 (9.01%) SQL Server
6 442 (7.23%) PostgreSQL
7 269 (4.40%) Hadoop
8 267 (4.37%) Big Data
9 221 (3.61%) RDBMS
10 182 (2.98%) Redis
11 142 (2.32%) Apache Cassandra
12 130 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
13 107 (1.75%) HBase
14 84 (1.37%) Apache Hive
15 82 (1.34%) Oracle Database
16 66 (1.08%) DB2
17 55 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 44 (0.72%) SQL Server 2016
19 43 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
19 43 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2335 (38.18%) Jenkins
2 1333 (21.80%) JIRA
3 966 (15.80%) Maven
4 934 (15.27%) Subversion
5 575 (9.40%) JUnit
6 495 (8.09%) Cucumber
7 465 (7.60%) Selenium
8 464 (7.59%) TeamCity
9 368 (6.02%) gulp
10 352 (5.76%) Gradle
11 322 (5.27%) Grunt
12 320 (5.23%) Sonatype Nexus
13 291 (4.76%) Bitbucket
14 288 (4.71%) Mockito
15 278 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
16 215 (3.52%) Vagrant
17 209 (3.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 209 (3.42%) IntelliJ
18 208 (3.40%) SonarQube
19 206 (3.37%) Jasmine
General
1 1011 (16.53%) Finance
2 516 (8.44%) Banking
3 229 (3.74%) Retail
4 183 (2.99%) Marketing
5 135 (2.21%) Telecoms
6 132 (2.16%) Investment Banking
7 102 (1.67%) Games
8 91 (1.49%) Electronics
9 90 (1.47%) Manufacturing
10 89 (1.46%) Front Office
11 59 (0.96%) Publishing
12 48 (0.78%) Financial Institution
13 38 (0.62%) Advertising
14 37 (0.61%) Retail Banking
15 26 (0.43%) Law
16 21 (0.34%) Back Office
16 21 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
17 16 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
18 11 (0.18%) Billing
18 11 (0.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3953 (64.64%) Developer
2 1206 (19.72%) Java Developer
3 867 (14.18%) DevOps Engineer
4 492 (8.05%) JavaScript Developer
5 480 (7.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 441 (7.21%) Senior Developer
7 286 (4.68%) Full Stack Developer
8 285 (4.66%) .NET Developer
9 258 (4.22%) C# Developer
10 230 (3.76%) HTML Developer
11 205 (3.35%) PHP Developer
12 199 (3.25%) Angular Developer
13 196 (3.21%) AWS Engineer
14 188 (3.07%) Python Developer
15 179 (2.93%) Agile Developer
15 179 (2.93%) Software Engineer
16 177 (2.89%) Node.js Developer
17 170 (2.78%) AWS DevOps
18 168 (2.75%) Web Developer
19 156 (2.55%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2012 (32.90%) HTML
2 1905 (31.15%) CSS
3 1154 (18.87%) Web Services
4 1128 (18.45%) RESTful
5 1085 (17.74%) HTML5
6 1057 (17.29%) AngularJS
7 1040 (17.01%) REST
8 1008 (16.48%) Node.js
9 997 (16.30%) Spring
10 808 (13.21%) CSS3
11 763 (12.48%) JSON
12 722 (11.81%) jQuery
13 698 (11.41%) React
14 691 (11.30%) .NET
15 518 (8.47%) Sass
16 492 (8.05%) SOAP
17 474 (7.75%) XML
18 403 (6.59%) Hibernate
19 388 (6.35%) Spring Boot
20 280 (4.58%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 408 (6.67%) User Experience
2 247 (4.04%) Greenfield Project
3 244 (3.99%) Computer Science
4 217 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
5 214 (3.50%) Mobile App
6 158 (2.58%) Linux Command Line
7 136 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
8 130 (2.13%) Data Structures
9 127 (2.08%) Algorithms
10 115 (1.88%) Fintech
11 102 (1.67%) Virtual Team
12 81 (1.32%) Public Cloud
13 79 (1.29%) iPad
14 75 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 61 (1.00%) Derivative
16 52 (0.85%) Clustering
17 51 (0.83%) Data Centre
18 38 (0.62%) Management Information System
18 38 (0.62%) Social Media
19 37 (0.61%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1895 (30.99%) Linux
2 738 (12.07%) Unix
3 505 (8.26%) Windows
4 379 (6.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 276 (4.51%) Android
6 203 (3.32%) Apple iOS
7 167 (2.73%) CentOS
8 137 (2.24%) Mac OS X
9 128 (2.09%) Windows Server
10 127 (2.08%) Ubuntu
11 64 (1.05%) VMS
12 49 (0.80%) Solaris
13 42 (0.69%) Debian
14 35 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
15 31 (0.51%) Mac OS
16 30 (0.49%) Windows 10
17 28 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
18 27 (0.44%) Windows 7
19 20 (0.33%) CoreOS
20 11 (0.18%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3549 (58.04%) Agile Software Development
2 1824 (29.83%) TDD
3 1764 (28.85%) Continuous Integration
4 1655 (27.06%) DevOps
5 1496 (24.46%) Scrum
6 1366 (22.34%) Test Automation
7 1035 (16.93%) BDD
8 781 (12.77%) Microservices
9 779 (12.74%) Configuration Management
10 760 (12.43%) MVC
11 688 (11.25%) OO
12 645 (10.55%) Front End Development
13 601 (9.83%) Open Source
14 588 (9.62%) Software Engineering
15 569 (9.30%) Web Development
16 565 (9.24%) Kanban
17 546 (8.93%) Continuous Delivery
18 506 (8.27%) Unit Testing
19 386 (6.31%) E-Commerce
20 373 (6.10%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2562 (41.90%) Java
2 2427 (39.69%) JavaScript
3 1298 (21.23%) Python
4 1208 (19.75%) SQL
5 760 (12.43%) C#
6 568 (9.29%) Bash Shell
7 537 (8.78%) PHP
8 504 (8.24%) Ruby
9 310 (5.07%) Scala
10 262 (4.28%) Perl
11 240 (3.92%) PowerShell
12 212 (3.47%) Shell Script
13 204 (3.34%) ES6
14 195 (3.19%) Groovy
15 178 (2.91%) TypeScript
16 161 (2.63%) C++
17 126 (2.06%) Apple Swift
18 115 (1.88%) Go
19 112 (1.83%) C
20 97 (1.59%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 481 (7.87%) Security Cleared
2 356 (5.82%) SC Cleared
3 322 (5.27%) Degree
4 142 (2.32%) Computer Science Degree
5 61 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 32 (0.52%) AWS Certification
7 20 (0.33%) DV Cleared
8 15 (0.25%) PhD
9 14 (0.23%) CISSP
9 14 (0.23%) CTC Cleared
9 14 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (0.21%) Master's Degree
11 12 (0.20%) CEH
11 12 (0.20%) SANS
12 10 (0.16%) ISTQB
13 9 (0.15%) ISEB
13 9 (0.15%) MCSE
14 7 (0.11%) BC Cleared
14 7 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (0.11%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 443 (7.24%) QA
2 44 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
3 43 (0.70%) WCAG
4 30 (0.49%) PCI DSS
5 17 (0.28%) GDPR
6 14 (0.23%) WAI
7 13 (0.21%) GCP
8 11 (0.18%) MiFID
9 7 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
9 7 (0.11%) EMIR
10 6 (0.098%) Data Quality
10 6 (0.098%) SLA
11 5 (0.082%) OASIS TOSCA
12 4 (0.065%) PSD2
13 3 (0.049%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 2 (0.033%) DO-254
15 1 (0.016%) DO-178B
15 1 (0.016%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 1 (0.016%) MISRA
15 1 (0.016%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1145 (18.72%) Docker
2 91 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 89 (1.46%) Active Directory
4 51 (0.83%) HDFS
5 49 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
6 41 (0.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 36 (0.59%) vCloud
8 32 (0.52%) Apache Flume
9 30 (0.49%) vSphere
10 29 (0.47%) KVM
11 26 (0.43%) Xen
12 20 (0.33%) LXC
13 16 (0.26%) Varnish
14 15 (0.25%) Postfix
14 15 (0.25%) Squid
14 15 (0.25%) VirtualBox
15 14 (0.23%) Hyper-V
16 13 (0.21%) NFS
16 13 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
17 12 (0.20%) Samba
Systems Management
1 829 (13.56%) Puppet
2 812 (13.28%) Ansible
3 460 (7.52%) Opscode Chef
4 333 (5.45%) Terraform
5 294 (4.81%) Kubernetes
6 114 (1.86%) Kibana
7 89 (1.46%) Grafana
8 87 (1.42%) logstash
9 85 (1.39%) ZABBIX
10 77 (1.26%) Nagios
11 54 (0.88%) Prometheus
12 53 (0.87%) Rancher
13 52 (0.85%) Salt
14 45 (0.74%) Packer
15 41 (0.67%) Graphite
16 33 (0.54%) Docker Swarm
16 33 (0.54%) HAProxy
17 27 (0.44%) Icinga
18 25 (0.41%) Business Desktop Deployment
19 24 (0.39%) Galera Cluster
Vendors
1 566 (9.26%) Oracle
2 363 (5.94%) Microsoft
3 331 (5.41%) Red Hat
4 220 (3.60%) Atlassian
5 198 (3.24%) VMware
6 155 (2.53%) Google
7 141 (2.31%) IBM
8 127 (2.08%) Splunk
9 123 (2.01%) SAP
10 118 (1.93%) Adobe
11 107 (1.75%) Perforce
12 81 (1.32%) New Relic
13 57 (0.93%) MuleSoft
14 55 (0.90%) hybris
14 55 (0.90%) TIBCO
15 54 (0.88%) Sybase
16 51 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
17 49 (0.80%) SaltStack
18 46 (0.75%) Xamarin
19 44 (0.72%) WSO2