Period
to 16 October 2021

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 16 October 2021 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
16 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 39 29 41
Rank change year-on-year -10 +12 -10
Contract jobs citing Git (software) 4,619 1,793 4,576
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 5.55% 5.81% 5.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 30.51% 32.53% 30.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,167 1,233 2,996
10th Percentile £375 £314 £356
25th Percentile £440 £400 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £520 £475 £490
Median % change year-on-year +9.47% -3.06% +3.16%
75th Percentile £625 £575 £575
90th Percentile £700 £638 £654
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £430 £450
% change year-on-year +10.47% -4.44% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 8 30
10th Percentile £25.35 £45.34 £26.06
25th Percentile £42.50 £47.48 £41.03
Median hourly rate £58.71 £56.25 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +4.37% +25.00% +2.27%
75th Percentile £65.50 £62.44 £51.00
90th Percentile £71.65 £66.08 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £59.36 £57.50 £46.00
% change year-on-year +3.23% +25.00% +6.36%

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 15,138 5,512 15,085
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.20% 17.85% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,419 3,880 10,009
10th Percentile £363 £316 £325
25th Percentile £425 £406 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £490 £475
Median % change year-on-year +7.04% +3.16% -
75th Percentile £613 £575 £575
90th Percentile £700 £650 £641
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 73 196
10th Percentile £25.50 £26.26 £25.30
25th Percentile £41.25 £41.00 £39.81
Median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £62.38 £53.75 £51.00
90th Percentile £71.00 £61.25 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

Git (software)
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Git (software) as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Git (software) in the UK

Git (software)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Git (software).

Daily rate trend for Git (software) in the UK

Git (software)
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Git (software) over the 6 months to 16 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Git (software) in the UK

Git (software)
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Git (software).

Hourly rate trend for Git (software) in the UK

Git (software)
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Git (software) over the 6 months to 16 October 2021.

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 16 October 2021. 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 -12 3,655 £525 +10.53% 1,611
London -6 2,077 £563 +8.17% 616
UK excluding London -2 1,546 £475 +10.47% 1,105
Work from Home -3 1,448 £500 - 332
South East +4 372 £488 +2.63% 249
North of England -23 298 £475 +5.56% 295
Midlands 0 237 £488 +14.71% 194
South West +26 227 £450 +9.76% 137
Scotland +23 210 £475 +13.77% 76
West Midlands +3 165 £490 +14.49% 121
North West -20 164 £460 +6.48% 151
East of England -13 142 £481 +16.67% 108
Yorkshire -27 103 £500 +11.11% 93
East Midlands -4 65 £475 +27.52% 73
Wales -5 43 £450 +13.56% 34
North East +6 40 £550 +10.00% 51
Northern Ireland +7 21 £475 +22.74% 12

For the 6 months to 16 October 2021, 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 2,358 (51.05%) Agile Software Development
2 1,824 (39.49%) Jenkins
3 1,722 (37.28%) DevOps
4 1,684 (36.46%) Java
5 1,386 (30.01%) JavaScript
6 1,374 (29.75%) Python
7 1,288 (27.88%) SQL
8 1,280 (27.71%) Azure
9 1,239 (26.82%) AWS
10 1,147 (24.83%) Docker
11 1,028 (22.26%) JIRA
12 992 (21.48%) Microservices
13 935 (20.24%) Test Automation
14 933 (20.20%) Linux
15 914 (19.79%) Scrum
16 911 (19.72%) TDD
17 881 (19.07%) Kubernetes
18 859 (18.60%) HTML
19 798 (17.28%) CSS
20 796 (17.23%) Spring
21 786 (17.02%) Social Skills
22 756 (16.37%) Finance
23 741 (16.04%) Software Engineering
24 731 (15.83%) React
25 730 (15.80%) Continuous Integration
26 691 (14.96%) C#
27 670 (14.51%) Ansible
28 668 (14.46%) REST
29 662 (14.33%) .NET
30 656 (14.20%) Node.js

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
1 477 (10.33%) Confluence
2 200 (4.33%) Apache Spark
3 163 (3.53%) Apache
4 124 (2.68%) Tomcat
5 117 (2.53%) CMS
5 117 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
6 84 (1.82%) WebLogic
7 76 (1.65%) nginx
8 58 (1.26%) JBoss
9 57 (1.23%) Apache Airflow
10 49 (1.06%) SharePoint
11 47 (1.02%) SAS
12 35 (0.76%) WebSphere
13 33 (0.71%) Cloud Foundry
14 32 (0.69%) WordPress
15 31 (0.67%) OpenStack
16 30 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 30 (0.65%) IIS
17 29 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 27 (0.58%) Headless CMS
Applications
1 33 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
4 15 (0.32%) Photoshop
5 13 (0.28%) Sketch
6 12 (0.26%) InVision
7 10 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 9 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
8 9 (0.19%) Zeplin
9 8 (0.17%) Figma
10 5 (0.11%) FrameMaker
11 4 (0.087%) Microsoft Project
12 3 (0.065%) GIMP
12 3 (0.065%) InDesign
13 2 (0.043%) Adobe XD
13 2 (0.043%) Chatbot
13 2 (0.043%) InfoPath
13 2 (0.043%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 1 (0.022%) NUKE
14 1 (0.022%) PlantUML
Business Applications
1 37 (0.80%) Magento
2 26 (0.56%) SunGard Martini
3 21 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 15 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
5 12 (0.26%) Shopify
6 5 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.11%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 4 (0.087%) Markit EDM
7 4 (0.087%) NetSuite
7 4 (0.087%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (0.087%) Payment Gateway
8 3 (0.065%) Exchequer
8 3 (0.065%) SAP Hybris
9 2 (0.043%) Adobe Campaign
9 2 (0.043%) BusinessWorks
9 2 (0.043%) SAP FI-CA
9 2 (0.043%) SAP PSCD
10 1 (0.022%) Oracle Cash Management
10 1 (0.022%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 1 (0.022%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 1,280 (27.71%) Azure
2 1,239 (26.82%) AWS
3 507 (10.98%) GitHub
4 337 (7.30%) GCP
5 328 (7.10%) Serverless
6 224 (4.85%) AWS Lambda
7 198 (4.29%) AWS CloudFormation
8 187 (4.05%) PaaS
9 182 (3.94%) Amazon S3
10 146 (3.16%) OpenShift
11 134 (2.90%) SaaS
12 130 (2.81%) IaaS
13 128 (2.77%) Power Platform
14 121 (2.62%) Amazon EC2
15 108 (2.34%) npm
16 94 (2.04%) Azure Data Factory
17 88 (1.91%) Amazon EKS
18 83 (1.80%) Amazon SQS
19 79 (1.71%) Azure Functions
20 66 (1.43%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 141 (3.05%) HTTP
2 104 (2.25%) DNS
3 97 (2.10%) TCP/IP
4 87 (1.88%) Firewall
5 68 (1.47%) Internet
6 46 (1.00%) SSL
7 29 (0.63%) FTP
7 29 (0.63%) LAN
8 25 (0.54%) IPv4
8 25 (0.54%) VPN
9 22 (0.48%) WAN
10 20 (0.43%) SSH
11 18 (0.39%) Ethernet
12 14 (0.30%) Kerberos
12 14 (0.30%) SAN
12 14 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
13 13 (0.28%) Network Security
14 12 (0.26%) HTTPS
15 11 (0.24%) Bluetooth
16 10 (0.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 400 (8.66%) SQL Server
2 388 (8.40%) NoSQL
3 342 (7.40%) MongoDB
3 342 (7.40%) MySQL
4 318 (6.88%) PostgreSQL
5 310 (6.71%) Relational Database
6 190 (4.11%) Big Data
7 179 (3.88%) Hadoop
8 158 (3.42%) Oracle Database
9 116 (2.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 116 (2.51%) Data Lake
10 110 (2.38%) Redis
11 104 (2.25%) Apache Hive
11 104 (2.25%) Power BI
12 103 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
13 93 (2.01%) RDBMS
14 92 (1.99%) Apache Cassandra
15 84 (1.82%) Azure SQL Database
16 75 (1.62%) HBase
17 70 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1,824 (39.49%) Jenkins
2 1,028 (22.26%) JIRA
3 650 (14.07%) Maven
4 492 (10.65%) Bitbucket
5 330 (7.14%) Subversion
6 326 (7.06%) GitLab
7 312 (6.75%) JUnit
8 307 (6.65%) TeamCity
9 289 (6.26%) Selenium
10 272 (5.89%) Cucumber
11 236 (5.11%) Visual Studio
12 206 (4.46%) Sonatype Nexus
13 190 (4.11%) Artifactory
14 179 (3.88%) SonarQube
15 163 (3.53%) Postman
16 161 (3.49%) Gradle
17 149 (3.23%) Mockito
18 134 (2.90%) webpack
19 122 (2.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 121 (2.62%) Jasmine
General
1 786 (17.02%) Social Skills
2 756 (16.37%) Finance
3 481 (10.41%) Banking
4 335 (7.25%) Public Sector
5 300 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
6 211 (4.57%) Investment Banking
7 136 (2.94%) Front Office
8 112 (2.42%) Retail
9 98 (2.12%) Marketing
10 86 (1.86%) Presentation Skills
11 63 (1.36%) Documentation Skills
12 61 (1.32%) Telecoms
13 51 (1.10%) Publishing
14 48 (1.04%) Games
15 46 (1.00%) Manufacturing
16 45 (0.97%) Back Office
17 44 (0.95%) Electronics
18 40 (0.87%) Financial Institution
19 35 (0.76%) Legal
20 28 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2,467 (53.41%) Developer
2 636 (13.77%) Java Developer
3 514 (11.13%) DevOps Engineer
4 356 (7.71%) Senior Developer
5 262 (5.67%) Software Engineer
6 252 (5.46%) Full Stack Developer
7 244 (5.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 230 (4.98%) Data Engineer
9 204 (4.42%) React Developer
10 197 (4.26%) .NET Developer
11 174 (3.77%) Architect
12 160 (3.46%) Azure Engineer
13 149 (3.23%) C# Developer
14 140 (3.03%) AWS Engineer
15 139 (3.01%) Senior Java Developer
16 137 (2.97%) Python Developer
17 111 (2.40%) Angular Developer
18 108 (2.34%) JavaScript Developer
19 106 (2.29%) Cloud Engineer
20 98 (2.12%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 859 (18.60%) HTML
2 798 (17.28%) CSS
3 796 (17.23%) Spring
4 731 (15.83%) React
5 668 (14.46%) REST
6 662 (14.33%) .NET
7 656 (14.20%) Node.js
8 630 (13.64%) AngularJS
9 534 (11.56%) RESTful
10 517 (11.19%) Spring Boot
11 487 (10.54%) JSON
12 456 (9.87%) Web Services
13 363 (7.86%) HTML5
14 341 (7.38%) Kafka
15 335 (7.25%) XML
16 253 (5.48%) Sass
17 243 (5.26%) .NET Framework
18 235 (5.09%) .NET Core
19 225 (4.87%) Vue.js
20 206 (4.46%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 254 (5.50%) User Experience
2 151 (3.27%) Mobile App
3 127 (2.75%) Self-Motivation
4 123 (2.66%) Greenfield Project
5 122 (2.64%) Cloud Native
6 118 (2.55%) Data Structures
7 114 (2.47%) Data Protection Act
8 103 (2.23%) Algorithms
8 103 (2.23%) Linux Command Line
9 98 (2.12%) Public Cloud
10 69 (1.49%) Derivative
11 67 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 57 (1.23%) Data Centre
13 54 (1.17%) Management Information System
14 53 (1.15%) Fixed Income
15 46 (1.00%) Virtual Team
16 45 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
17 41 (0.89%) NHS
18 38 (0.82%) iPad
19 37 (0.80%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 933 (20.20%) Linux
2 456 (9.87%) Windows
3 414 (8.96%) Unix
4 140 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 120 (2.60%) Android
6 103 (2.23%) Apple iOS
7 80 (1.73%) CentOS
8 77 (1.67%) Windows Server
9 39 (0.84%) Ubuntu
10 28 (0.61%) Amazon Linux
11 26 (0.56%) Solaris
12 25 (0.54%) Mac OS X
13 13 (0.28%) Windows 10
14 11 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (0.19%) VMS
16 8 (0.17%) CoreOS
16 8 (0.17%) OpenWrt
16 8 (0.17%) Windows Server 2019
17 7 (0.15%) Alpine Linux
17 7 (0.15%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,358 (51.05%) Agile Software Development
2 1,722 (37.28%) DevOps
3 992 (21.48%) Microservices
4 935 (20.24%) Test Automation
5 914 (19.79%) Scrum
6 911 (19.72%) TDD
7 741 (16.04%) Software Engineering
8 730 (15.80%) Continuous Integration
9 522 (11.30%) Unit Testing
10 516 (11.17%) BDD
11 486 (10.52%) Problem-Solving
12 465 (10.07%) Full Stack Development
13 387 (8.38%) OO
14 341 (7.38%) Front End Development
15 328 (7.10%) MVC
16 322 (6.97%) Analytics
17 315 (6.82%) Infrastructure as Code
18 314 (6.80%) Kanban
19 293 (6.34%) Configuration Management
20 247 (5.35%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1,684 (36.46%) Java
2 1,386 (30.01%) JavaScript
3 1,374 (29.75%) Python
4 1,288 (27.88%) SQL
5 691 (14.96%) C#
6 508 (11.00%) TypeScript
7 390 (8.44%) Bash Shell
8 374 (8.10%) Java 8
9 289 (6.26%) PowerShell
10 272 (5.89%) Scala
11 260 (5.63%) Shell Script
12 224 (4.85%) C++
13 222 (4.81%) PHP
14 190 (4.11%) PL/SQL
15 170 (3.68%) Go
16 157 (3.40%) Ruby
17 136 (2.94%) Perl
18 134 (2.90%) ES6
19 106 (2.29%) Kotlin
20 103 (2.23%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 469 (10.15%) Security Cleared
2 388 (8.40%) SC Cleared
3 289 (6.26%) Degree
4 92 (1.99%) Computer Science Degree
5 75 (1.62%) BPSS Clearance
6 52 (1.13%) DV Cleared
7 42 (0.91%) AWS Certification
8 25 (0.54%) PhD
9 24 (0.52%) ISEB
9 24 (0.52%) ISTQB
9 24 (0.52%) Numerate Degree
10 23 (0.50%) Master's Degree
11 13 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 9 (0.19%) DBS Check
13 6 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
14 5 (0.11%) SANS
15 3 (0.065%) CCNP
15 3 (0.065%) MCSA
15 3 (0.065%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 228 (4.94%) QA
2 207 (4.48%) Accessibility
3 69 (1.49%) GDPR
4 40 (0.87%) WCAG
5 32 (0.69%) Data Quality
6 16 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
7 9 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (0.19%) NCSC
7 9 (0.19%) SLA
8 8 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (0.13%) JTAG
9 6 (0.13%) NIST
9 6 (0.13%) PCI DSS
10 5 (0.11%) SNOMED CT
11 3 (0.065%) PMO
12 2 (0.043%) HIPAA
12 2 (0.043%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 2 (0.043%) MiFID
13 1 (0.022%) IFRS
13 1 (0.022%) MISRA
System Software
1 1,147 (24.83%) Docker
2 97 (2.10%) Active Directory
3 66 (1.43%) HDFS
4 62 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 47 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
6 19 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 18 (0.39%) vSphere
8 17 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
9 11 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (0.22%) NFS
11 9 (0.19%) LXC
12 8 (0.17%) OpenDJ
13 7 (0.15%) Ceph
13 7 (0.15%) KVM
13 7 (0.15%) OpenAM
13 7 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
13 7 (0.15%) VMware NSX
14 6 (0.13%) VirtualBox
15 5 (0.11%) Firmware
15 5 (0.11%) iptables
Systems Management
1 881 (19.07%) Kubernetes
2 670 (14.51%) Ansible
3 636 (13.77%) Terraform
4 239 (5.17%) Puppet
5 144 (3.12%) Opscode Chef
6 109 (2.36%) Grafana
7 93 (2.01%) Kibana
8 90 (1.95%) Istio
9 84 (1.82%) Prometheus
10 58 (1.26%) Packer
11 40 (0.87%) BladeLogic
12 35 (0.76%) logstash
13 26 (0.56%) Rancher
14 25 (0.54%) Mesos
15 24 (0.52%) Consul
16 23 (0.50%) Docker Swarm
16 23 (0.50%) Nagios
17 17 (0.37%) Control-M
17 17 (0.37%) ZABBIX
18 16 (0.35%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 518 (11.21%) Oracle
2 340 (7.36%) Microsoft
3 194 (4.20%) Google
4 160 (3.46%) Red Hat
5 135 (2.92%) Splunk
6 110 (2.38%) Informatica
7 108 (2.34%) VMware
8 103 (2.23%) Databricks
9 100 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
10 85 (1.84%) SAP
11 73 (1.58%) Adobe
12 72 (1.56%) IBM
13 69 (1.49%) Atlassian
14 56 (1.21%) WSO2
15 53 (1.15%) CA Agile Central
16 51 (1.10%) Cloudera
17 48 (1.04%) AppDynamics
17 48 (1.04%) webMethods
18 45 (0.97%) BEA
18 45 (0.97%) Perforce