Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 40 47
Rank change year-on-year +8 +7 +29
Contract jobs citing Git (software) 6,067 4,582 4,057
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.97% 4.81% 3.79%
As % of the Development Applications category 32.43% 28.96% 25.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,337 3,103 2,887
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% +8.13%
10th Percentile £338 £313 £313
90th Percentile £613 £588 £574
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +4.88% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 31 37
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% -1.20% -4.60%
10th Percentile £36.63 £32.50 £31.92
90th Percentile £67.50 £48.75 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% -1.20% -4.60%

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 18,706 15,821 15,805
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.42% 16.60% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,105 10,589 10,556
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £613 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.63% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 272 399
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +8.11%
10th Percentile £29.00 £22.02 £24.13
90th Percentile £67.25 £53.75 £52.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +8.11%

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 20 February 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 20 February 2018.

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

Git (software)
Top 18 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 20 February 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 +6 5,683 £475 +5.56% 1,951
UK excluding London +11 2,999 £430 +4.88% 1,275
London +4 2,987 £500 +5.26% 796
South East +6 914 £450 +5.88% 299
North of England +13 831 £425 +6.25% 395
Midlands +17 451 £425 +3.03% 195
Yorkshire +13 411 £425 - 154
North West +16 350 £425 +6.25% 211
West Midlands +27 257 £463 +5.11% 115
South West +13 256 £435 +16.00% 132
East of England +14 249 £425 +4.68% 134
Scotland +22 233 £418 +11.33% 73
East Midlands +7 181 £380 -5.00% 80
North East +18 92 £475 +22.98% 30
Wales +5 76 £495 +16.47% 33
Northern Ireland -9 6 £650 +54.76% 14
Channel Islands +1 2 - -
Isle of Man -3 1 £400 -11.11%

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 3,657 (60.28%) Agile Software Development
2 2,561 (42.21%) Java
3 2,559 (42.18%) Jenkins
4 2,302 (37.94%) JavaScript
5 1,883 (31.04%) DevOps
6 1,867 (30.77%) TDD
7 1,833 (30.21%) Linux
8 1,787 (29.45%) HTML
9 1,772 (29.21%) Continuous Integration
10 1,706 (28.12%) CSS
11 1,419 (23.39%) Scrum
12 1,394 (22.98%) Test Automation
13 1,375 (22.66%) Python
14 1,307 (21.54%) Amazon AWS
15 1,269 (20.92%) JIRA
16 1,256 (20.70%) Docker
17 1,184 (19.52%) Web Services
18 1,150 (18.96%) SQL
19 1,145 (18.87%) BDD
20 1,086 (17.90%) REST
21 1,002 (16.52%) RESTful
22 994 (16.38%) Node.js
23 989 (16.30%) AngularJS
24 980 (16.15%) Finance
25 976 (16.09%) Spring
26 949 (15.64%) HTML5
27 948 (15.63%) Maven
28 930 (15.33%) Puppet
29 904 (14.90%) Microservices
30 903 (14.88%) 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
1 704 (11.60%) Confluence
2 355 (5.85%) Apache
3 303 (4.99%) Tomcat
4 212 (3.49%) JBoss
5 204 (3.36%) CMS
5 204 (3.36%) Elasticsearch
6 176 (2.90%) Apache Spark
7 170 (2.80%) nginx
8 135 (2.23%) OpenStack
9 116 (1.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 116 (1.91%) WebSphere
10 109 (1.80%) Drupal
11 100 (1.65%) Cloud Foundry
11 100 (1.65%) WebLogic
12 81 (1.34%) WordPress
13 77 (1.27%) WildFly
14 73 (1.20%) IIS
15 68 (1.12%) Apache Solr
16 49 (0.81%) SharePoint
17 42 (0.69%) Jetty
Applications
1 63 (1.04%) Photoshop
2 34 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 26 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
4 19 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
5 18 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
6 16 (0.26%) MS Visio
7 11 (0.18%) GIMP
8 10 (0.16%) HipChat
9 8 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 7 (0.12%) Pipeline Pilot
11 4 (0.066%) InVision
12 3 (0.049%) Doxygen
13 2 (0.033%) Microsoft Project
13 2 (0.033%) SPSS
14 1 (0.016%) Acrobat
14 1 (0.016%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.016%) InDesign
14 1 (0.016%) Maya
14 1 (0.016%) Simulink
14 1 (0.016%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 90 (1.48%) Magento
2 44 (0.73%) Payment Gateway
3 12 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
5 9 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
6 8 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (0.082%) BusinessWorks
8 4 (0.066%) Endur
8 4 (0.066%) Kondor
8 4 (0.066%) OpenLink RightAngle
8 4 (0.066%) Shopify
9 3 (0.049%) HiPortfolio
9 3 (0.049%) R3 Corda
9 3 (0.049%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 2 (0.033%) Distributed Ledger
10 2 (0.033%) MetaTrader
10 2 (0.033%) OpenText Process Suite
10 2 (0.033%) RMDS
10 2 (0.033%) SAP CRM
11 1 (0.016%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 1,307 (21.54%) Amazon AWS
2 653 (10.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 462 (7.61%) GitHub
4 260 (4.29%) Amazon EC2
5 236 (3.89%) PaaS
6 211 (3.48%) Serverless
7 208 (3.43%) npm
8 196 (3.23%) IaaS
9 166 (2.74%) AWS CloudFormation
10 154 (2.54%) Amazon S3
11 137 (2.26%) AWS Lambda
12 133 (2.19%) OpenShift
13 128 (2.11%) Slack
14 111 (1.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 103 (1.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 83 (1.37%) Route 53
17 81 (1.34%) Google Cloud Platform
18 70 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
19 69 (1.14%) SaaS
20 68 (1.12%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 376 (6.20%) HTTP
2 265 (4.37%) TCP/IP
3 222 (3.66%) Firewall
4 164 (2.70%) SSL
5 162 (2.67%) DNS
6 88 (1.45%) Internet
7 47 (0.77%) SMS
8 45 (0.74%) FTP
9 40 (0.66%) Kerberos
10 36 (0.59%) Network Security
11 31 (0.51%) Bluetooth
11 31 (0.51%) SSH
12 29 (0.48%) SMTP
13 28 (0.46%) DHCP
14 24 (0.40%) OpenLDAP
15 23 (0.38%) AMQP
16 22 (0.36%) DSL
17 20 (0.33%) VPN
18 18 (0.30%) SAN
19 17 (0.28%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 697 (11.49%) MySQL
2 674 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 624 (10.29%) NoSQL
4 568 (9.36%) Relational Database
5 558 (9.20%) SQL Server
6 545 (8.98%) PostgreSQL
7 274 (4.52%) Hadoop
8 242 (3.99%) Big Data
9 235 (3.87%) Redis
10 218 (3.59%) RDBMS
11 162 (2.67%) Apache Cassandra
12 145 (2.39%) Amazon RDS
13 100 (1.65%) HBase
14 99 (1.63%) Oracle Database
15 76 (1.25%) Apache Hive
16 61 (1.01%) DB2
17 54 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
18 51 (0.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 43 (0.71%) SQL Server 2014
20 34 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2,559 (42.18%) Jenkins
2 1,269 (20.92%) JIRA
3 948 (15.63%) Maven
4 876 (14.44%) Subversion
5 574 (9.46%) JUnit
6 556 (9.16%) Cucumber
7 515 (8.49%) Selenium
8 494 (8.14%) TeamCity
9 365 (6.02%) Gradle
10 364 (6.00%) Sonatype Nexus
11 328 (5.41%) gulp
12 321 (5.29%) Team Foundation Server
13 288 (4.75%) Mockito
14 265 (4.37%) Grunt
15 257 (4.24%) Bitbucket
16 248 (4.09%) SonarQube
17 210 (3.46%) webpack
18 209 (3.44%) Artifactory
19 205 (3.38%) Octopus Deploy
20 198 (3.26%) Mercurial
General
1 980 (16.15%) Finance
2 489 (8.06%) Banking
3 210 (3.46%) Retail
4 146 (2.41%) Marketing
5 123 (2.03%) Investment Banking
6 101 (1.66%) Games
7 82 (1.35%) Telecoms
8 62 (1.02%) Front Office
9 57 (0.94%) Publishing
10 49 (0.81%) Manufacturing
11 39 (0.64%) Electronics
12 38 (0.63%) Advertising
13 36 (0.59%) Law
14 34 (0.56%) Financial Institution
15 30 (0.49%) Retail Banking
16 26 (0.43%) Back Office
17 19 (0.31%) Multimedia
18 13 (0.21%) Billing
19 12 (0.20%) International Banking
20 11 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3,758 (61.94%) Developer
2 1,151 (18.97%) Java Developer
3 969 (15.97%) DevOps Engineer
4 460 (7.58%) Senior Developer
5 414 (6.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 411 (6.77%) JavaScript Developer
7 313 (5.16%) .NET Developer
8 281 (4.63%) Full Stack Developer
9 268 (4.42%) C# Developer
10 243 (4.01%) React Developer
11 212 (3.49%) AWS Engineer
12 210 (3.46%) Software Engineer
13 193 (3.18%) Python Developer
14 191 (3.15%) AWS DevOps
15 190 (3.13%) Angular Developer
16 181 (2.98%) Node.js Developer
17 178 (2.93%) PHP Developer
18 176 (2.90%) Agile Developer
19 175 (2.88%) HTML Developer
20 172 (2.84%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,787 (29.45%) HTML
2 1,706 (28.12%) CSS
3 1,184 (19.52%) Web Services
4 1,086 (17.90%) REST
5 1,002 (16.52%) RESTful
6 994 (16.38%) Node.js
7 989 (16.30%) AngularJS
8 976 (16.09%) Spring
9 949 (15.64%) HTML5
10 766 (12.63%) .NET
11 706 (11.64%) React
12 682 (11.24%) JSON
13 664 (10.94%) CSS3
14 641 (10.57%) jQuery
15 491 (8.09%) SOAP
16 460 (7.58%) Sass
16 460 (7.58%) XML
17 443 (7.30%) Hibernate
18 369 (6.08%) Spring Boot
19 330 (5.44%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 349 (5.75%) User Experience
2 283 (4.66%) Greenfield Project
3 256 (4.22%) Analytical Skills
4 225 (3.71%) Computer Science
5 215 (3.54%) Linux Command Line
6 196 (3.23%) Mobile App
7 170 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
8 145 (2.39%) Fintech
9 119 (1.96%) Algorithms
10 106 (1.75%) Virtual Team
11 105 (1.73%) Data Structures
12 96 (1.58%) Public Cloud
13 87 (1.43%) Clustering
14 67 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 56 (0.92%) Data Centre
16 52 (0.86%) Derivative
17 51 (0.84%) iPad
18 43 (0.71%) Management Information System
19 33 (0.54%) Equities
19 33 (0.54%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1,833 (30.21%) Linux
2 788 (12.99%) Unix
3 548 (9.03%) Windows
4 355 (5.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 268 (4.42%) Android
6 221 (3.64%) Apple iOS
7 200 (3.30%) CentOS
8 156 (2.57%) Mac OS X
9 111 (1.83%) Windows Server
10 103 (1.70%) Ubuntu
11 69 (1.14%) VMS
12 47 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
13 33 (0.54%) Windows 7
14 28 (0.46%) CoreOS
14 28 (0.46%) Debian
15 27 (0.45%) Solaris
15 27 (0.45%) Windows 10
15 27 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
16 21 (0.35%) Mac OS
17 13 (0.21%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,657 (60.28%) Agile Software Development
2 1,883 (31.04%) DevOps
3 1,867 (30.77%) TDD
4 1,772 (29.21%) Continuous Integration
5 1,419 (23.39%) Scrum
6 1,394 (22.98%) Test Automation
7 1,145 (18.87%) BDD
8 904 (14.90%) Microservices
9 779 (12.84%) Configuration Management
10 754 (12.43%) MVC
11 660 (10.88%) OO
12 653 (10.76%) Software Engineering
13 608 (10.02%) Kanban
14 607 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
15 591 (9.74%) Front End Development
16 585 (9.64%) Open Source
17 520 (8.57%) Unit Testing
18 498 (8.21%) Web Development
19 427 (7.04%) E-Commerce
20 422 (6.96%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2,561 (42.21%) Java
2 2,302 (37.94%) JavaScript
3 1,375 (22.66%) Python
4 1,150 (18.96%) SQL
5 853 (14.06%) C#
6 616 (10.15%) Ruby
7 578 (9.53%) Bash Shell
8 482 (7.94%) PHP
9 294 (4.85%) Scala
10 286 (4.71%) Perl
11 266 (4.38%) PowerShell
12 246 (4.05%) ES6
12 246 (4.05%) TypeScript
13 221 (3.64%) Groovy
14 218 (3.59%) Shell Script
15 178 (2.93%) C++
16 134 (2.21%) Go
17 111 (1.83%) Apple Swift
18 101 (1.66%) C
19 95 (1.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 473 (7.80%) Security Cleared
2 364 (6.00%) SC Cleared
3 348 (5.74%) Degree
4 129 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
5 61 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
6 42 (0.69%) Master's Degree
7 33 (0.54%) AWS Certification
8 17 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
9 13 (0.21%) CTC Cleared
9 13 (0.21%) ISTQB
10 10 (0.16%) DV Cleared
10 10 (0.16%) ISEB
10 10 (0.16%) PhD
11 9 (0.15%) CISSP
12 7 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (0.099%) CEH
13 6 (0.099%) SANS
14 5 (0.082%) DBS Check
14 5 (0.082%) ISEB Practitioner
14 5 (0.082%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 403 (6.64%) QA
2 46 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
3 43 (0.71%) WCAG
4 34 (0.56%) GDPR
5 33 (0.54%) PCI DSS
6 20 (0.33%) GCP
7 16 (0.26%) SLA
8 15 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 11 (0.18%) ISO 9001
10 10 (0.16%) MiFID
11 9 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
11 9 (0.15%) EMIR
12 8 (0.13%) Data Quality
13 7 (0.12%) PSD2
14 3 (0.049%) OASIS TOSCA
14 3 (0.049%) PMO
14 3 (0.049%) WAI
15 2 (0.033%) IEC 62304
15 2 (0.033%) ISO 13485
16 1 (0.016%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 1,256 (20.70%) Docker
2 139 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 106 (1.75%) Active Directory
4 69 (1.14%) HDFS
5 65 (1.07%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 63 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
7 46 (0.76%) vSphere
8 38 (0.63%) vCloud
9 30 (0.49%) Apache Flume
10 18 (0.30%) Xen
11 17 (0.28%) KVM
11 17 (0.28%) Squid
12 16 (0.26%) Hyper-V
13 13 (0.21%) VirtualBox
14 12 (0.20%) Postfix
15 11 (0.18%) Varnish
16 10 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
17 9 (0.15%) Samba
18 7 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 7 (0.12%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 930 (15.33%) Puppet
2 903 (14.88%) Ansible
3 554 (9.13%) Opscode Chef
4 407 (6.71%) Terraform
5 346 (5.70%) Kubernetes
6 121 (1.99%) Grafana
7 117 (1.93%) Kibana
8 103 (1.70%) Nagios
9 96 (1.58%) logstash
10 84 (1.38%) ZABBIX
11 81 (1.34%) Salt
12 62 (1.02%) Docker Swarm
13 61 (1.01%) Hadoop YARN
14 52 (0.86%) Packer
14 52 (0.86%) Rancher
15 50 (0.82%) Prometheus
16 40 (0.66%) HAProxy
17 36 (0.59%) Consul
18 33 (0.54%) Mesos
19 30 (0.49%) Icinga
Vendors
1 536 (8.83%) Oracle
2 384 (6.33%) Microsoft
3 339 (5.59%) Red Hat
4 220 (3.63%) VMware
5 201 (3.31%) Atlassian
6 187 (3.08%) Splunk
7 151 (2.49%) IBM
8 143 (2.36%) Google
9 90 (1.48%) Adobe
10 71 (1.17%) Perforce
11 66 (1.09%) New Relic
12 58 (0.96%) SAP
13 52 (0.86%) SaltStack
14 49 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
15 47 (0.77%) hybris
16 43 (0.71%) Sitecore
17 42 (0.69%) ServiceNow
18 40 (0.66%) AppDynamics
19 37 (0.61%) Zend
20 36 (0.59%) Xamarin