Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 32 45
Rank change year-on-year +2 +13 +22
Contract jobs citing Git (software) 6,795 5,779 4,706
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.59% 5.87% 4.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 31.59% 32.10% 27.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,575 4,105 3,230
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £338 £319 £313
90th Percentile £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £415
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +7.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 44 19
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £30.38 £31.25 £26.62
90th Percentile £52.13 £54.52 £48.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +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 21,513 18,005 17,292
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.87% 18.29% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,726 12,445 11,722
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £620 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 294 252
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +5.13%
10th Percentile £26.17 £30.40 £24.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £61.48 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +4.46%

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 15 October 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 15 October 2018.

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 15 October 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 +3 6,304 £475 +5.56% 2,306
UK excluding London +1 3,377 £425 - 1,613
London +7 3,337 £500 +1.52% 826
South East -2 971 £450 +5.88% 383
North of England +4 839 £425 - 476
Midlands +2 488 £425 - 259
South West +19 393 £425 +3.03% 213
North West +6 392 £425 - 257
Yorkshire -7 342 £438 +1.74% 171
West Midlands +1 291 £450 -4.76% 141
Scotland -9 268 £417 +4.13% 82
East of England +2 267 £455 +7.06% 152
East Midlands +6 196 £400 +3.23% 118
Wales +11 140 £381 -19.74% 38
North East +22 107 £425 -10.53% 48
Northern Ireland +47 15 £442 - 13
Channel Islands -8 1 - -

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 3,913 (57.59%) Agile Software Development
2 2,755 (40.54%) Java
3 2,752 (40.50%) Jenkins
4 2,721 (40.04%) JavaScript
5 2,011 (29.60%) TDD
6 1,980 (29.14%) DevOps
7 1,959 (28.83%) Linux
8 1,929 (28.39%) HTML
9 1,872 (27.55%) CSS
10 1,837 (27.03%) Continuous Integration
11 1,629 (23.97%) Docker
12 1,609 (23.68%) Amazon AWS
13 1,561 (22.97%) Test Automation
14 1,539 (22.65%) Scrum
15 1,505 (22.15%) Python
16 1,504 (22.13%) JIRA
17 1,352 (19.90%) SQL
18 1,294 (19.04%) AngularJS
19 1,248 (18.37%) REST
20 1,214 (17.87%) Microservices
21 1,174 (17.28%) Node.js
22 1,171 (17.23%) BDD
23 1,106 (16.28%) Spring
24 1,059 (15.58%) Maven
25 1,045 (15.38%) Ansible
26 1,023 (15.06%) HTML5
27 1,010 (14.86%) C#
28 970 (14.28%) Web Services
29 948 (13.95%) Finance
30 946 (13.92%) .NET

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
1 750 (11.04%) Confluence
2 414 (6.09%) Apache
3 336 (4.94%) Elasticsearch
4 255 (3.75%) Tomcat
5 224 (3.30%) Apache Spark
6 215 (3.16%) nginx
7 185 (2.72%) CMS
8 170 (2.50%) WebSphere
9 128 (1.88%) Cloud Foundry
10 126 (1.85%) JBoss
11 97 (1.43%) WordPress
12 92 (1.35%) IIS
13 89 (1.31%) WebLogic
14 77 (1.13%) WildFly
15 74 (1.09%) OpenStack
16 67 (0.99%) Drupal
17 62 (0.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 54 (0.79%) MQSeries
19 53 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 53 (0.78%) Umbraco
Applications
1 67 (0.99%) Photoshop
2 25 (0.37%) MS Visio
3 15 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
4 13 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
4 13 (0.19%) Fireworks
5 11 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 10 (0.15%) InVision
7 8 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 8 (0.12%) Chatbot
7 8 (0.12%) Microsoft Office
8 7 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
8 7 (0.10%) Simulink
9 6 (0.088%) GIMP
10 1 (0.015%) HipChat
10 1 (0.015%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 46 (0.68%) Magento
2 32 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 9 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
5 7 (0.10%) ION MarketView
5 7 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
6 6 (0.088%) Payment Gateway
7 5 (0.074%) Oracle Cash Management
7 5 (0.074%) SAP FI-CA
7 5 (0.074%) SAP PSCD
8 4 (0.059%) Fredhopper
8 4 (0.059%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.059%) SAP MM
8 4 (0.059%) SAP R/3
8 4 (0.059%) Shopify
9 3 (0.044%) BusinessWorks
9 3 (0.044%) Endur
9 3 (0.044%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 3 (0.044%) SAP Hybris
9 3 (0.044%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1,609 (23.68%) Amazon AWS
2 911 (13.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 515 (7.58%) GitHub
4 284 (4.18%) npm
5 214 (3.15%) Serverless
6 208 (3.06%) Amazon EC2
7 188 (2.77%) PaaS
8 170 (2.50%) AWS Lambda
9 162 (2.38%) OpenShift
10 161 (2.37%) Google Cloud Platform
11 153 (2.25%) Amazon S3
12 134 (1.97%) AWS CloudFormation
13 125 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
14 121 (1.78%) IaaS
15 100 (1.47%) Heroku
16 96 (1.41%) Slack
17 94 (1.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 83 (1.22%) SaaS
19 77 (1.13%) Amazon SQS
20 72 (1.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 458 (6.74%) HTTP
2 257 (3.78%) TCP/IP
3 204 (3.00%) SSL
4 167 (2.46%) DNS
5 162 (2.38%) Firewall
6 91 (1.34%) Internet
7 66 (0.97%) FTP
8 60 (0.88%) SSH
9 54 (0.79%) AMQP
10 40 (0.59%) VPN
11 36 (0.53%) Kerberos
12 29 (0.43%) HTTPS
12 29 (0.43%) OpenLDAP
13 27 (0.40%) SMS
14 25 (0.37%) Wireless
15 24 (0.35%) DHCP
15 24 (0.35%) Network Security
16 22 (0.32%) OpenVPN
17 21 (0.31%) Bluetooth
18 20 (0.29%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 710 (10.45%) SQL Server
2 679 (9.99%) MySQL
3 664 (9.77%) PostgreSQL
4 641 (9.43%) NoSQL
5 637 (9.37%) Relational Database
6 626 (9.21%) MongoDB
7 288 (4.24%) Hadoop
8 285 (4.19%) Big Data
9 236 (3.47%) Apache Cassandra
10 220 (3.24%) RDBMS
11 202 (2.97%) Redis
12 109 (1.60%) Apache Hive
13 99 (1.46%) Couchbase
14 94 (1.38%) Oracle Database
15 90 (1.32%) HBase
16 87 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
17 81 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
18 71 (1.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 60 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 45 (0.66%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 2,752 (40.50%) Jenkins
2 1,504 (22.13%) JIRA
3 1,059 (15.58%) Maven
4 834 (12.27%) Subversion
5 775 (11.41%) Selenium
6 652 (9.60%) JUnit
7 626 (9.21%) Cucumber
8 467 (6.87%) TeamCity
9 409 (6.02%) Bitbucket
10 387 (5.70%) Gradle
11 365 (5.37%) SonarQube
12 358 (5.27%) gulp
13 343 (5.05%) Sonatype Nexus
14 311 (4.58%) Artifactory
14 311 (4.58%) Visual Studio
15 295 (4.34%) Team Foundation Server
16 285 (4.19%) GitLab
17 280 (4.12%) Mockito
18 272 (4.00%) webpack
19 260 (3.83%) Grunt
General
1 948 (13.95%) Finance
2 445 (6.55%) Banking
3 266 (3.91%) Retail
4 130 (1.91%) Marketing
5 103 (1.52%) Games
6 98 (1.44%) Front Office
7 95 (1.40%) Investment Banking
8 76 (1.12%) Telecoms
9 61 (0.90%) Advertising
10 49 (0.72%) Back Office
11 48 (0.71%) Financial Institution
12 46 (0.68%) Publishing
13 44 (0.65%) Manufacturing
14 42 (0.62%) Electronics
15 34 (0.50%) Automotive
16 27 (0.40%) Legal
17 25 (0.37%) Aerospace
18 22 (0.32%) Law
19 16 (0.24%) Military
20 7 (0.10%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 4,184 (61.57%) Developer
2 1,201 (17.67%) Java Developer
3 928 (13.66%) DevOps Engineer
4 563 (8.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 388 (5.71%) Senior Developer
6 362 (5.33%) .NET Developer
7 340 (5.00%) React Developer
8 328 (4.83%) JavaScript Developer
9 277 (4.08%) Full Stack Developer
10 259 (3.81%) C# Developer
11 248 (3.65%) Software Engineer
12 213 (3.13%) Angular Developer
13 199 (2.93%) AWS Engineer
14 195 (2.87%) AWS DevOps
15 192 (2.83%) Node.js Developer
15 192 (2.83%) UI Developer
16 181 (2.66%) Python Developer
17 164 (2.41%) AWS DevOps Engineer
18 161 (2.37%) Senior Java Developer
19 158 (2.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,929 (28.39%) HTML
2 1,872 (27.55%) CSS
3 1,294 (19.04%) AngularJS
4 1,248 (18.37%) REST
5 1,174 (17.28%) Node.js
6 1,106 (16.28%) Spring
7 1,023 (15.06%) HTML5
8 970 (14.28%) Web Services
9 946 (13.92%) .NET
10 894 (13.16%) React
11 860 (12.66%) RESTful
12 731 (10.76%) JSON
13 676 (9.95%) CSS3
14 652 (9.60%) jQuery
15 610 (8.98%) Spring Boot
16 540 (7.95%) Sass
17 526 (7.74%) SOAP
18 493 (7.26%) XML
19 431 (6.34%) ASP.NET
19 431 (6.34%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 561 (8.26%) User Experience
2 367 (5.40%) Analytical Skills
3 329 (4.84%) Greenfield Project
4 277 (4.08%) Computer Science
5 240 (3.53%) Linux Command Line
6 228 (3.36%) Mobile App
7 176 (2.59%) Fintech
8 160 (2.35%) Algorithms
9 159 (2.34%) Self-Motivation
10 154 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
11 132 (1.94%) Data Structures
12 96 (1.41%) Public Cloud
13 79 (1.16%) iPad
14 70 (1.03%) Fixed Income
15 55 (0.81%) Virtual Team
16 51 (0.75%) Replication
17 49 (0.72%) Wiki
18 48 (0.71%) Cloud Native
19 42 (0.62%) Derivative
20 40 (0.59%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1,959 (28.83%) Linux
2 767 (11.29%) Unix
3 666 (9.80%) Windows
4 267 (3.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 263 (3.87%) Android
6 255 (3.75%) Apple iOS
7 226 (3.33%) CentOS
8 161 (2.37%) Ubuntu
9 131 (1.93%) Windows Server
10 73 (1.07%) VMS
11 72 (1.06%) Mac OS X
12 48 (0.71%) Debian
13 42 (0.62%) Solaris
14 32 (0.47%) CoreOS
15 23 (0.34%) Mac OS
16 18 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
17 17 (0.25%) Fedora
18 16 (0.24%) AIX
18 16 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
19 13 (0.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,913 (57.59%) Agile Software Development
2 2,011 (29.60%) TDD
3 1,980 (29.14%) DevOps
4 1,837 (27.03%) Continuous Integration
5 1,561 (22.97%) Test Automation
6 1,539 (22.65%) Scrum
7 1,214 (17.87%) Microservices
8 1,171 (17.23%) BDD
9 862 (12.69%) MVC
10 756 (11.13%) OO
11 737 (10.85%) Front End Development
12 677 (9.96%) Software Engineering
13 659 (9.70%) Configuration Management
14 614 (9.04%) Unit Testing
15 601 (8.84%) Kanban
16 600 (8.83%) Open Source
17 567 (8.34%) Problem-Solving
18 526 (7.74%) Web Development
19 481 (7.08%) Continuous Delivery
20 457 (6.73%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2,755 (40.54%) Java
2 2,721 (40.04%) JavaScript
3 1,505 (22.15%) Python
4 1,352 (19.90%) SQL
5 1,010 (14.86%) C#
6 637 (9.37%) Java 8
7 546 (8.04%) Ruby
8 541 (7.96%) Bash Shell
9 418 (6.15%) PHP
10 408 (6.00%) Perl
11 386 (5.68%) Scala
12 383 (5.64%) ES6
13 328 (4.83%) TypeScript
14 321 (4.72%) Groovy
15 279 (4.11%) Shell Script
16 265 (3.90%) PowerShell
17 247 (3.64%) Go
18 208 (3.06%) C++
19 179 (2.63%) C
20 135 (1.99%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 632 (9.30%) Security Cleared
2 521 (7.67%) SC Cleared
3 362 (5.33%) Degree
4 126 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
5 89 (1.31%) BPSS Clearance
6 46 (0.68%) AWS Certification
7 37 (0.54%) ISTQB
8 28 (0.41%) DV Cleared
9 24 (0.35%) Master's Degree
10 15 (0.22%) DBS Check
10 15 (0.22%) ISEB
10 15 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
12 13 (0.19%) PhD
13 11 (0.16%) RHCE
14 10 (0.15%) BC Cleared
14 10 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
14 10 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 7 (0.10%) CCNA
15 7 (0.10%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 363 (5.34%) QA
2 33 (0.49%) WCAG
3 28 (0.41%) PMO
4 23 (0.34%) GDPR
5 22 (0.32%) Data Quality
6 14 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
7 13 (0.19%) SLA
8 11 (0.16%) PCI DSS
9 10 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 9 (0.13%) MiFID
11 8 (0.12%) PSD2
12 7 (0.10%) MISRA
12 7 (0.10%) MISRA C
12 7 (0.10%) WAI
13 3 (0.044%) ISO 9001
14 1 (0.015%) ECSS
14 1 (0.015%) IEC 62304
14 1 (0.015%) ISO 13485
14 1 (0.015%) ISO 26262
14 1 (0.015%) MIL-STD-1553
System Software
1 1,629 (23.97%) Docker
2 145 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 85 (1.25%) Active Directory
4 78 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
5 65 (0.96%) vSphere
6 57 (0.84%) HDFS
7 33 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 30 (0.44%) etcd
8 30 (0.44%) flannel
8 30 (0.44%) VirtualBox
9 23 (0.34%) Hyper-V
9 23 (0.34%) KVM
10 20 (0.29%) Xen
11 18 (0.26%) NFS
11 18 (0.26%) vCloud
12 16 (0.24%) Ceph
13 15 (0.22%) Firmware
13 15 (0.22%) Postfix
14 14 (0.21%) oVirt
14 14 (0.21%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1,045 (15.38%) Ansible
2 833 (12.26%) Puppet
3 729 (10.73%) Kubernetes
4 567 (8.34%) Terraform
5 452 (6.65%) Opscode Chef
6 199 (2.93%) Kibana
7 131 (1.93%) Grafana
8 126 (1.85%) logstash
9 103 (1.52%) Nagios
10 97 (1.43%) Salt
11 94 (1.38%) Mesos
12 81 (1.19%) Consul
13 80 (1.18%) Docker Swarm
13 80 (1.18%) ZABBIX
14 74 (1.09%) Prometheus
15 71 (1.04%) Packer
16 64 (0.94%) HAProxy
17 52 (0.77%) Graphite
18 43 (0.63%) Marathon
19 39 (0.57%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 625 (9.20%) Oracle
2 550 (8.09%) Microsoft
3 305 (4.49%) Red Hat
4 292 (4.30%) Google
5 226 (3.33%) VMware
6 175 (2.58%) Splunk
7 166 (2.44%) Atlassian
8 151 (2.22%) IBM
9 118 (1.74%) Adobe
10 98 (1.44%) New Relic
11 90 (1.32%) MuleSoft
12 84 (1.24%) AppDynamics
13 63 (0.93%) Sitecore
14 62 (0.91%) SAP
15 54 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
16 49 (0.72%) hybris
17 47 (0.69%) Zend
18 46 (0.68%) Perforce
18 46 (0.68%) Sybase
19 45 (0.66%) Apple