Period
to 24 March 2019

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 24 March 2019 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
24 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 27 34 40
Rank change year-on-year +7 +6 +9
Contract jobs citing Git (software) 6,405 6,189 4,554
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.63% 6.06% 4.88%
As % of the Development Applications category 31.62% 31.98% 28.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,304 4,378 3,075
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £350 £335 £313
90th Percentile £638 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £410
% change year-on-year +4.65% +4.88% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 51 32
UK median hourly rate £43.25 £45.00 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.89% +10.43% +1.88%
10th Percentile £35.00 £35.00 £32.58
90th Percentile £56.50 £68.75 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -

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 20,257 19,355 15,731
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.98% 18.95% 16.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,800 13,501 10,567
UK median daily rate £480 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.78% +8.82% +2.41%
10th Percentile £327 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 275 233 287
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £44.12 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.53% +7.60% -1.20%
10th Percentile £25.44 £29.00 £19.97
90th Percentile £55.00 £67.25 £54.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £43.75 £41.00
% change year-on-year -0.57% +6.71% +2.50%

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 24 March 2019.

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 24 March 2019.

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 24 March 2019. 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 +5 5,923 £500 +5.26% 472
UK excluding London +4 3,295 £450 +4.65% 334
London +3 3,009 £525 +2.44% 170
South East +2 901 £475 +2.43% 94
North of England -2 872 £450 +5.88% 76
Midlands +5 498 £450 +5.88% 58
South West +7 390 £475 +5.56% 43
Yorkshire -5 388 £475 +11.76% 25
North West +1 354 £430 +1.18% 44
West Midlands +3 339 £456 +1.39% 39
Scotland +9 264 £414 -2.65% 18
East of England +2 230 £463 +8.82% 31
East Midlands +4 157 £450 +15.46% 19
North East +11 130 £450 -5.26% 7
Wales +31 117 £425 -12.82% 9
Northern Ireland +28 25 £320 -35.95% 5
Channel Islands - 4 - -
Isle of Man +1 2 - -

For the 6 months to 24 March 2019, 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 3,673 (57.35%) Agile Software Development
2 2,688 (41.97%) Jenkins
3 2,436 (38.03%) JavaScript
4 2,387 (37.27%) Java
5 2,094 (32.69%) DevOps
6 1,940 (30.29%) TDD
7 1,859 (29.02%) Linux
8 1,835 (28.65%) HTML
9 1,790 (27.95%) Amazon AWS
10 1,765 (27.56%) CSS
11 1,655 (25.84%) Docker
12 1,589 (24.81%) Continuous Integration
13 1,449 (22.62%) Scrum
14 1,417 (22.12%) Python
15 1,401 (21.87%) SQL
16 1,321 (20.62%) Test Automation
17 1,281 (20.00%) JIRA
18 1,235 (19.28%) Node.js
19 1,224 (19.11%) REST
20 1,194 (18.64%) Microservices
21 1,159 (18.10%) Microsoft Azure
22 1,113 (17.38%) Ansible
23 1,112 (17.36%) BDD
24 1,094 (17.08%) AngularJS
25 1,043 (16.28%) Spring
26 981 (15.32%) C#
26 981 (15.32%) .NET
27 927 (14.47%) Web Services
28 900 (14.05%) HTML5
29 862 (13.46%) Maven

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
1 743 (11.60%) Confluence
2 353 (5.51%) Apache
3 311 (4.86%) Elasticsearch
4 204 (3.19%) CMS
5 197 (3.08%) Apache Spark
6 193 (3.01%) nginx
7 179 (2.79%) Tomcat
8 153 (2.39%) JBoss
9 97 (1.51%) WebLogic
10 92 (1.44%) Cloud Foundry
11 86 (1.34%) SharePoint
11 86 (1.34%) WebSphere
12 65 (1.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 65 (1.01%) IIS
12 65 (1.01%) WordPress
13 59 (0.92%) Drupal
14 58 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 52 (0.81%) Mule
16 43 (0.67%) Umbraco
17 40 (0.62%) MQSeries
Applications
1 65 (1.01%) Photoshop
2 53 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
4 14 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (0.11%) InVision
6 6 (0.094%) Fireworks
7 5 (0.078%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 5 (0.078%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (0.078%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.062%) Chatbot
9 3 (0.047%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.016%) InDesign
10 1 (0.016%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.016%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.016%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 46 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 41 (0.64%) Magento
3 19 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
4 9 (0.14%) SAP FI-CA
4 9 (0.14%) SAP PSCD
4 9 (0.14%) Sentinel
5 8 (0.12%) assyst
5 8 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
5 8 (0.12%) Shopify
6 6 (0.094%) ION MarketView
7 5 (0.078%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (0.078%) SDL Web 8
8 4 (0.062%) CiviCRM
8 4 (0.062%) Distributed Ledger
8 4 (0.062%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.062%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.047%) Oracle Cash Management
9 3 (0.047%) SAP ERP
9 3 (0.047%) SAP Hybris
9 3 (0.047%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1,790 (27.95%) Amazon AWS
2 1,159 (18.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 540 (8.43%) GitHub
4 278 (4.34%) PaaS
5 250 (3.90%) Amazon EC2
6 207 (3.23%) Serverless
7 181 (2.83%) AWS CloudFormation
8 169 (2.64%) OpenShift
9 164 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
10 161 (2.51%) Amazon S3
11 159 (2.48%) AWS Lambda
12 154 (2.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 152 (2.37%) npm
14 144 (2.25%) Datadog
15 120 (1.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 110 (1.72%) IaaS
17 109 (1.70%) Amazon SQS
18 99 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
19 98 (1.53%) Slack
20 93 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 377 (5.89%) HTTP
2 179 (2.79%) TCP/IP
3 121 (1.89%) Firewall
3 121 (1.89%) SSL
4 102 (1.59%) DNS
5 84 (1.31%) Internet
6 81 (1.26%) VPN
7 52 (0.81%) FTP
8 45 (0.70%) Network Security
9 44 (0.69%) Cisco Nexus
10 38 (0.59%) AMQP
11 36 (0.56%) SSH
12 33 (0.52%) SMTP
13 27 (0.42%) VLAN
14 25 (0.39%) DSL
15 20 (0.31%) Ethernet
16 18 (0.28%) HTTPS
17 17 (0.27%) DHCP
18 16 (0.25%) OpenVPN
19 15 (0.23%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 712 (11.12%) SQL Server
2 511 (7.98%) PostgreSQL
3 508 (7.93%) MongoDB
4 502 (7.84%) NoSQL
5 477 (7.45%) Relational Database
6 471 (7.35%) MySQL
7 281 (4.39%) Big Data
8 261 (4.07%) Hadoop
9 216 (3.37%) Redis
10 158 (2.47%) Apache Cassandra
11 143 (2.23%) Oracle Database
12 138 (2.15%) RDBMS
13 135 (2.11%) Amazon RDS
14 115 (1.80%) HBase
15 94 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
16 85 (1.33%) GIS
17 84 (1.31%) Apache Hive
18 75 (1.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 74 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 66 (1.03%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 2,688 (41.97%) Jenkins
2 1,281 (20.00%) JIRA
3 862 (13.46%) Maven
4 795 (12.41%) Subversion
5 594 (9.27%) Selenium
6 588 (9.18%) JUnit
7 549 (8.57%) Cucumber
8 485 (7.57%) Sonatype Nexus
9 351 (5.48%) Bitbucket
10 342 (5.34%) Team Foundation Server
11 341 (5.32%) Visual Studio Team System
12 337 (5.26%) SonarQube
13 335 (5.23%) gulp
14 322 (5.03%) Visual Studio
15 308 (4.81%) TeamCity
16 282 (4.40%) GitLab
17 266 (4.15%) Mockito
18 264 (4.12%) Gradle
19 258 (4.03%) Grunt
20 226 (3.53%) webpack
General
1 851 (13.29%) Finance
2 312 (4.87%) Banking
3 164 (2.56%) Marketing
4 158 (2.47%) Retail
5 92 (1.44%) Front Office
6 85 (1.33%) Telecoms
7 79 (1.23%) Games
7 79 (1.23%) Investment Banking
8 73 (1.14%) Manufacturing
9 61 (0.95%) Electronics
10 46 (0.72%) Advertising
10 46 (0.72%) Financial Institution
11 44 (0.69%) Publishing
12 31 (0.48%) Law
12 31 (0.48%) Legal
13 30 (0.47%) Automotive
14 25 (0.39%) Back Office
15 19 (0.30%) Aerospace
16 17 (0.27%) Military
17 16 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3,819 (59.63%) Developer
2 940 (14.68%) Java Developer
3 846 (13.21%) DevOps Engineer
4 484 (7.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 466 (7.28%) Senior Developer
6 409 (6.39%) Full Stack Developer
7 360 (5.62%) .NET Developer
8 331 (5.17%) React Developer
9 310 (4.84%) JavaScript Developer
10 238 (3.72%) C# Developer
11 210 (3.28%) AWS Engineer
12 208 (3.25%) Software Engineer
13 202 (3.15%) Angular Developer
14 192 (3.00%) AWS DevOps
15 181 (2.83%) Architect
16 178 (2.78%) Python Developer
17 163 (2.54%) Node.js Developer
18 155 (2.42%) AWS DevOps Engineer
19 154 (2.40%) Agile Developer
19 154 (2.40%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,835 (28.65%) HTML
2 1,765 (27.56%) CSS
3 1,235 (19.28%) Node.js
4 1,224 (19.11%) REST
5 1,094 (17.08%) AngularJS
6 1,043 (16.28%) Spring
7 981 (15.32%) .NET
8 927 (14.47%) Web Services
9 900 (14.05%) HTML5
10 851 (13.29%) JSON
11 846 (13.21%) React
12 833 (13.01%) RESTful
13 602 (9.40%) SOAP
14 591 (9.23%) Spring Boot
15 578 (9.02%) CSS3
16 545 (8.51%) jQuery
17 508 (7.93%) Sass
18 449 (7.01%) XML
19 365 (5.70%) Kafka
20 363 (5.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 430 (6.71%) User Experience
2 302 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
3 296 (4.62%) Greenfield Project
4 244 (3.81%) Mobile App
5 147 (2.30%) Linux Command Line
6 143 (2.23%) Self-Motivation
7 137 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
7 137 (2.14%) Fintech
8 124 (1.94%) Data Structures
9 118 (1.84%) Algorithms
9 118 (1.84%) Public Cloud
10 103 (1.61%) Virtual Team
11 78 (1.22%) Data Centre
12 59 (0.92%) Cloud Native
13 55 (0.86%) Hybrid Cloud
14 43 (0.67%) Clustering
15 40 (0.62%) Fixed Income
16 37 (0.58%) Management Information System
17 28 (0.44%) Video on Demand
18 26 (0.41%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,859 (29.02%) Linux
2 666 (10.40%) Unix
3 543 (8.48%) Windows
4 347 (5.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 217 (3.39%) Android
6 198 (3.09%) Apple iOS
7 118 (1.84%) CentOS
8 112 (1.75%) Ubuntu
9 102 (1.59%) Mac OS X
10 97 (1.51%) Windows Server
11 49 (0.77%) VMS
12 46 (0.72%) CoreOS
13 19 (0.30%) Debian
13 19 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
14 17 (0.27%) Solaris
15 16 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
16 13 (0.20%) Mac OS
17 10 (0.16%) AIX
18 8 (0.12%) Windows 10
19 7 (0.11%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,673 (57.35%) Agile Software Development
2 2,094 (32.69%) DevOps
3 1,940 (30.29%) TDD
4 1,589 (24.81%) Continuous Integration
5 1,449 (22.62%) Scrum
6 1,321 (20.62%) Test Automation
7 1,194 (18.64%) Microservices
8 1,112 (17.36%) BDD
9 694 (10.84%) Configuration Management
10 683 (10.66%) MVC
11 648 (10.12%) Open Source
12 632 (9.87%) Front End Development
13 622 (9.71%) Kanban
14 607 (9.48%) Software Engineering
15 596 (9.31%) Problem-Solving
16 595 (9.29%) Unit Testing
17 496 (7.74%) Web Development
18 484 (7.56%) OO
19 456 (7.12%) Continuous Delivery
20 380 (5.93%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2,436 (38.03%) JavaScript
2 2,387 (37.27%) Java
3 1,417 (22.12%) Python
4 1,401 (21.87%) SQL
5 981 (15.32%) C#
6 579 (9.04%) Bash Shell
7 547 (8.54%) Java 8
8 525 (8.20%) Ruby
9 377 (5.89%) PHP
10 364 (5.68%) ES6
11 359 (5.60%) Scala
12 325 (5.07%) TypeScript
13 286 (4.47%) Perl
14 257 (4.01%) PowerShell
15 194 (3.03%) Go
16 191 (2.98%) Shell Script
17 184 (2.87%) C++
18 177 (2.76%) Groovy
19 114 (1.78%) T-SQL
20 111 (1.73%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 639 (9.98%) Security Cleared
2 489 (7.63%) SC Cleared
3 311 (4.86%) Degree
4 142 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
5 114 (1.78%) RHCE
6 77 (1.20%) AWS Certification
7 69 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
8 64 (1.00%) DV Cleared
9 56 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
10 54 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 50 (0.78%) DBS Check
12 42 (0.66%) CCNP
12 42 (0.66%) Numerate Degree
13 28 (0.44%) ISTQB
14 25 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
15 23 (0.36%) CTC Cleared
16 19 (0.30%) MCSE
16 19 (0.30%) Sun Certification
17 17 (0.27%) Master's Degree
18 16 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 355 (5.54%) QA
2 65 (1.01%) WCAG
3 45 (0.70%) Data Quality
4 44 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
5 37 (0.58%) PCI DSS
6 32 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 25 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 17 (0.27%) GDPR
9 11 (0.17%) PMO
10 7 (0.11%) MiFID
11 6 (0.094%) EMIR
12 5 (0.078%) Dodd-Frank
13 4 (0.062%) PSD2
13 4 (0.062%) SLA
13 4 (0.062%) Solvency II
14 3 (0.047%) ISO 9001
15 2 (0.031%) HL7
16 1 (0.016%) HIPAA
16 1 (0.016%) Section 508
16 1 (0.016%) WAI
System Software
1 1,655 (25.84%) Docker
2 124 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 103 (1.61%) Active Directory
4 69 (1.08%) vSphere
5 65 (1.01%) HDFS
6 43 (0.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 39 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
8 29 (0.45%) etcd
8 29 (0.45%) flannel
9 27 (0.42%) SkyDNS
10 25 (0.39%) Ceph
11 24 (0.37%) GlusterFS
12 21 (0.33%) KVM
13 17 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
14 13 (0.20%) Firmware
14 13 (0.20%) Xen
15 11 (0.17%) Postfix
15 11 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
16 10 (0.16%) XenDesktop
17 9 (0.14%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1,113 (17.38%) Ansible
2 781 (12.19%) Kubernetes
3 725 (11.32%) Puppet
4 565 (8.82%) Terraform
5 484 (7.56%) Opscode Chef
6 144 (2.25%) Kibana
7 113 (1.76%) Grafana
8 97 (1.51%) Docker Swarm
9 89 (1.39%) Packer
10 78 (1.22%) ZABBIX
11 75 (1.17%) Prometheus
12 70 (1.09%) logstash
13 68 (1.06%) Graphite
14 66 (1.03%) Nagios
15 60 (0.94%) HAProxy
16 58 (0.91%) Consul
17 54 (0.84%) Hadoop YARN
18 49 (0.77%) SELinux
19 39 (0.61%) Salt
20 38 (0.59%) rkt
Vendors
1 595 (9.29%) Microsoft
2 591 (9.23%) Oracle
3 348 (5.43%) Red Hat
4 301 (4.70%) Google
5 273 (4.26%) Splunk
6 218 (3.40%) Atlassian
7 184 (2.87%) VMware
8 126 (1.97%) Adobe
9 102 (1.59%) Qualys
10 97 (1.51%) SAP
11 86 (1.34%) Cisco
12 85 (1.33%) IBM
13 68 (1.06%) MuleSoft
13 68 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
14 60 (0.94%) New Relic
15 56 (0.87%) AppDynamics
16 55 (0.86%) SaltStack
17 50 (0.78%) Cypress Semiconductor
18 47 (0.73%) ServiceNow
19 44 (0.69%) webMethods