Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 41 49
Rank change year-on-year +9 +8 +31
Contract jobs citing Git (software) 6,256 4,487 4,052
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.19% 4.88% 3.80%
As % of the Development Applications category 32.07% 29.10% 25.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,351 3,040 2,808
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +9.38%
10th Percentile £330 £313 £310
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +9.38% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 34 33
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £35.00 £32.73 £19.70
90th Percentile £70.50 £50.18 £52.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% -

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 19,510 15,417 15,788
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.29% 16.76% 14.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,523 10,367 10,617
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £290
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 306 369
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £42.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.41% -2.24% +14.73%
10th Percentile £28.80 £21.63 £22.65
90th Percentile £67.25 £54.38 £52.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% -2.38% +13.51%

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 22 April 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 22 April 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 22 April 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 +8 5,874 £479 +6.39% 1,966
UK excluding London +7 3,098 £438 +9.38% 1,356
London +6 3,079 £513 +7.89% 709
South East +3 961 £475 +11.76% 347
North of England +11 865 £425 +6.25% 431
Midlands +20 495 £425 +6.25% 188
Yorkshire +5 423 £425 +6.25% 161
North West +15 367 £420 +5.00% 217
West Midlands +29 261 £463 +2.78% 116
South West +12 243 £450 +12.50% 176
East of England +8 235 £425 -1.45% 115
East Midlands +15 224 £400 +6.67% 72
Scotland -3 221 £425 +13.33% 60
North East +8 93 £450 +16.88% 53
Wales +2 79 £458 +6.09% 26
Northern Ireland +8 12 £500 +19.05% 12
Isle of Man - 1 £400 - 1

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 3,676 (58.76%) Agile Software Development
2 2,795 (44.68%) Jenkins
3 2,527 (40.39%) Java
4 2,344 (37.47%) JavaScript
5 2,054 (32.83%) DevOps
6 1,982 (31.68%) Linux
7 1,972 (31.52%) TDD
8 1,830 (29.25%) Continuous Integration
9 1,829 (29.24%) HTML
10 1,746 (27.91%) CSS
11 1,459 (23.32%) Amazon AWS
12 1,447 (23.13%) Python
13 1,416 (22.63%) Docker
14 1,349 (21.56%) Scrum
15 1,339 (21.40%) Test Automation
16 1,259 (20.12%) JIRA
17 1,200 (19.18%) BDD
18 1,199 (19.17%) REST
19 1,173 (18.75%) Web Services
20 1,099 (17.57%) SQL
21 1,051 (16.80%) Node.js
22 1,031 (16.48%) Microservices
23 1,024 (16.37%) AngularJS
24 986 (15.76%) HTML5
25 983 (15.71%) Spring
26 954 (15.25%) Ansible
27 949 (15.17%) Finance
28 927 (14.82%) Puppet
29 926 (14.80%) RESTful
30 909 (14.53%) 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
1 655 (10.47%) Confluence
2 392 (6.27%) Apache
3 295 (4.72%) Tomcat
4 243 (3.88%) nginx
5 229 (3.66%) Elasticsearch
6 201 (3.21%) Apache Spark
7 185 (2.96%) JBoss
8 164 (2.62%) CMS
9 156 (2.49%) WebSphere
10 127 (2.03%) WebLogic
11 121 (1.93%) OpenStack
12 115 (1.84%) Cloud Foundry
13 100 (1.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 87 (1.39%) Drupal
15 82 (1.31%) IIS
16 81 (1.29%) WordPress
17 55 (0.88%) WildFly
18 52 (0.83%) Jetty
19 51 (0.82%) Umbraco
20 44 (0.70%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 48 (0.77%) Photoshop
2 39 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 27 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 15 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
5 12 (0.19%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.13%) GIMP
6 8 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 7 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (0.11%) InVision
8 6 (0.096%) HipChat
9 3 (0.048%) Chatbot
10 2 (0.032%) Microsoft Project
10 2 (0.032%) Pipeline Pilot
10 2 (0.032%) SPSS
11 1 (0.016%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.016%) Houdini
11 1 (0.016%) Maya
11 1 (0.016%) NUKE
11 1 (0.016%) Simulink
11 1 (0.016%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 74 (1.18%) Magento
2 25 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
3 14 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.16%) Endur
5 7 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
6 6 (0.096%) OpenLink RightAngle
7 5 (0.080%) SAP Hybris
8 4 (0.064%) HiPortfolio
8 4 (0.064%) Shopify
9 3 (0.048%) Eloqua
9 3 (0.048%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (0.048%) R3 Corda
10 2 (0.032%) Distributed Ledger
11 1 (0.016%) CiviCRM
11 1 (0.016%) Global One
11 1 (0.016%) ION MarketView
11 1 (0.016%) iTrent
11 1 (0.016%) Oracle SCM
11 1 (0.016%) Raiser's Edge
11 1 (0.016%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1,459 (23.32%) Amazon AWS
2 765 (12.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 500 (7.99%) GitHub
4 259 (4.14%) npm
5 251 (4.01%) Amazon EC2
6 218 (3.48%) PaaS
7 209 (3.34%) Serverless
8 186 (2.97%) IaaS
9 179 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
10 154 (2.46%) Amazon S3
11 147 (2.35%) AWS Lambda
12 140 (2.24%) OpenShift
13 117 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
14 112 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
15 111 (1.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 110 (1.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 100 (1.60%) Slack
18 97 (1.55%) Route 53
19 65 (1.04%) Heroku
19 65 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 401 (6.41%) HTTP
2 306 (4.89%) TCP/IP
3 247 (3.95%) Firewall
4 214 (3.42%) SSL
5 181 (2.89%) DNS
6 100 (1.60%) Internet
7 66 (1.05%) FTP
8 58 (0.93%) Kerberos
9 42 (0.67%) SMS
10 41 (0.66%) SSH
11 38 (0.61%) DSL
11 38 (0.61%) SMTP
12 36 (0.58%) Network Security
13 27 (0.43%) DHCP
14 22 (0.35%) OpenLDAP
14 22 (0.35%) VPN
15 19 (0.30%) Reverse Proxy
16 18 (0.29%) HTTPS
17 16 (0.26%) Bluetooth
18 15 (0.24%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 775 (12.39%) MySQL
2 691 (11.05%) MongoDB
3 682 (10.90%) PostgreSQL
4 649 (10.37%) Relational Database
5 595 (9.51%) SQL Server
6 568 (9.08%) NoSQL
7 292 (4.67%) Hadoop
8 269 (4.30%) Big Data
9 243 (3.88%) Redis
10 213 (3.40%) RDBMS
11 185 (2.96%) Apache Cassandra
12 126 (2.01%) Amazon RDS
13 116 (1.85%) HBase
14 108 (1.73%) Oracle Database
15 76 (1.21%) Apache Hive
16 73 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
17 68 (1.09%) DB2
18 49 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
19 48 (0.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 48 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2,795 (44.68%) Jenkins
2 1,259 (20.12%) JIRA
3 909 (14.53%) Maven
4 846 (13.52%) Subversion
5 598 (9.56%) Cucumber
6 592 (9.46%) JUnit
7 537 (8.58%) Selenium
8 461 (7.37%) TeamCity
9 388 (6.20%) Gradle
10 376 (6.01%) Sonatype Nexus
11 343 (5.48%) gulp
12 293 (4.68%) Team Foundation Server
13 274 (4.38%) Grunt
14 272 (4.35%) Artifactory
15 269 (4.30%) Mockito
16 262 (4.19%) webpack
17 251 (4.01%) SonarQube
18 241 (3.85%) GitLab
19 231 (3.69%) Visual Studio
20 220 (3.52%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 949 (15.17%) Finance
2 423 (6.76%) Banking
3 228 (3.64%) Retail
4 125 (2.00%) Marketing
5 97 (1.55%) Games
6 96 (1.53%) Investment Banking
7 73 (1.17%) Telecoms
8 69 (1.10%) Front Office
9 48 (0.77%) Publishing
10 47 (0.75%) Manufacturing
11 40 (0.64%) Electronics
11 40 (0.64%) Financial Institution
12 31 (0.50%) Advertising
13 29 (0.46%) Back Office
14 23 (0.37%) Law
14 23 (0.37%) Retail Banking
15 22 (0.35%) Legal
16 20 (0.32%) Multimedia
17 10 (0.16%) Automotive
18 9 (0.14%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 3,758 (60.07%) Developer
2 1,066 (17.04%) Java Developer
3 1,049 (16.77%) DevOps Engineer
4 465 (7.43%) Senior Developer
5 428 (6.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 378 (6.04%) JavaScript Developer
7 309 (4.94%) .NET Developer
8 298 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
9 269 (4.30%) React Developer
10 261 (4.17%) C# Developer
11 242 (3.87%) AWS Engineer
12 236 (3.77%) AWS DevOps
13 221 (3.53%) Python Developer
14 209 (3.34%) Angular Developer
15 208 (3.32%) Software Engineer
16 203 (3.24%) Node.js Developer
17 197 (3.15%) AWS DevOps Engineer
18 187 (2.99%) Agile Developer
19 172 (2.75%) Senior Java Developer
20 166 (2.65%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,829 (29.24%) HTML
2 1,746 (27.91%) CSS
3 1,199 (19.17%) REST
4 1,173 (18.75%) Web Services
5 1,051 (16.80%) Node.js
6 1,024 (16.37%) AngularJS
7 986 (15.76%) HTML5
8 983 (15.71%) Spring
9 926 (14.80%) RESTful
10 793 (12.68%) .NET
11 774 (12.37%) React
12 730 (11.67%) JSON
13 697 (11.14%) CSS3
14 618 (9.88%) jQuery
15 521 (8.33%) SOAP
16 501 (8.01%) XML
17 479 (7.66%) Sass
18 427 (6.83%) Hibernate
19 366 (5.85%) Spring Boot
20 362 (5.79%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 411 (6.57%) User Experience
2 360 (5.75%) Greenfield Project
3 293 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
4 261 (4.17%) Linux Command Line
5 206 (3.29%) Computer Science
6 200 (3.20%) Mobile App
7 198 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
8 170 (2.72%) Fintech
9 124 (1.98%) Algorithms
10 99 (1.58%) Virtual Team
11 95 (1.52%) Data Structures
12 85 (1.36%) Clustering
13 84 (1.34%) Self-Motivation
14 65 (1.04%) Public Cloud
15 61 (0.98%) iPad
16 47 (0.75%) Data Centre
17 45 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 39 (0.62%) Derivative
19 38 (0.61%) Cloud Native
20 37 (0.59%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1,982 (31.68%) Linux
2 769 (12.29%) Unix
3 551 (8.81%) Windows
4 324 (5.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 288 (4.60%) Android
6 282 (4.51%) Apple iOS
7 249 (3.98%) CentOS
8 143 (2.29%) Mac OS X
9 142 (2.27%) Ubuntu
10 99 (1.58%) Windows Server
11 45 (0.72%) VMS
12 44 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
13 43 (0.69%) Windows 7
14 34 (0.54%) CoreOS
14 34 (0.54%) Debian
15 32 (0.51%) Windows 10
16 23 (0.37%) Solaris
17 22 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
18 19 (0.30%) Mac OS
19 13 (0.21%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,676 (58.76%) Agile Software Development
2 2,054 (32.83%) DevOps
3 1,972 (31.52%) TDD
4 1,830 (29.25%) Continuous Integration
5 1,349 (21.56%) Scrum
6 1,339 (21.40%) Test Automation
7 1,200 (19.18%) BDD
8 1,031 (16.48%) Microservices
9 825 (13.19%) Configuration Management
10 799 (12.77%) MVC
11 668 (10.68%) OO
12 641 (10.25%) Open Source
13 620 (9.91%) Software Engineering
14 604 (9.65%) Continuous Delivery
15 589 (9.41%) Front End Development
16 572 (9.14%) Kanban
17 541 (8.65%) Unit Testing
18 534 (8.54%) Web Development
19 462 (7.38%) Problem-Solving
20 444 (7.10%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2,527 (40.39%) Java
2 2,344 (37.47%) JavaScript
3 1,447 (23.13%) Python
4 1,099 (17.57%) SQL
5 853 (13.63%) C#
6 702 (11.22%) Ruby
7 653 (10.44%) Bash Shell
8 525 (8.39%) Java 8
9 462 (7.38%) PHP
10 369 (5.90%) Scala
11 327 (5.23%) Perl
12 304 (4.86%) PowerShell
13 290 (4.64%) ES6
14 271 (4.33%) TypeScript
15 249 (3.98%) Shell Script
16 220 (3.52%) Groovy
17 190 (3.04%) C++
18 147 (2.35%) Go
19 111 (1.77%) Apple Swift
20 109 (1.74%) C
Qualifications
1 506 (8.09%) Security Cleared
2 395 (6.31%) SC Cleared
3 359 (5.74%) Degree
4 109 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
5 67 (1.07%) AWS Certification
6 63 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
7 46 (0.74%) Master's Degree
8 25 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
9 23 (0.37%) ISTQB
10 19 (0.30%) DV Cleared
11 13 (0.21%) CTC Cleared
11 13 (0.21%) ISEB
12 10 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (0.14%) CCNP
13 9 (0.14%) PhD
14 8 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
15 7 (0.11%) CCNA
16 6 (0.096%) DBS Check
16 6 (0.096%) TOGAF Certification
17 5 (0.080%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 356 (5.69%) QA
2 42 (0.67%) GCP
3 34 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
4 31 (0.50%) WCAG
5 28 (0.45%) GDPR
6 22 (0.35%) Data Quality
6 22 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 22 (0.35%) SLA
7 16 (0.26%) MiFID
7 16 (0.26%) PCI DSS
8 12 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
8 12 (0.19%) EMIR
9 11 (0.18%) ISO 9001
9 11 (0.18%) PMO
10 8 (0.13%) PSD2
11 5 (0.080%) TickIT
12 3 (0.048%) ISO 13485
13 2 (0.032%) IEC 62304
14 1 (0.016%) AQAP
14 1 (0.016%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 1,416 (22.63%) Docker
2 142 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 101 (1.61%) Active Directory
4 83 (1.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 67 (1.07%) HDFS
6 62 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
7 50 (0.80%) vSphere
8 33 (0.53%) vCloud
9 31 (0.50%) Xen
10 27 (0.43%) Apache Flume
11 22 (0.35%) VirtualBox
12 16 (0.26%) Squid
13 11 (0.18%) KVM
13 11 (0.18%) LXC
14 10 (0.16%) etcd
14 10 (0.16%) flannel
15 9 (0.14%) Hyper-V
15 9 (0.14%) Postfix
16 8 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
17 7 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 954 (15.25%) Ansible
2 927 (14.82%) Puppet
3 540 (8.63%) Opscode Chef
4 489 (7.82%) Terraform
5 429 (6.86%) Kubernetes
6 145 (2.32%) Kibana
7 137 (2.19%) Grafana
8 120 (1.92%) logstash
9 95 (1.52%) Nagios
10 92 (1.47%) Salt
11 87 (1.39%) HAProxy
12 83 (1.33%) Consul
13 75 (1.20%) ZABBIX
14 74 (1.18%) Docker Swarm
15 71 (1.13%) Hadoop YARN
16 65 (1.04%) Packer
17 58 (0.93%) Prometheus
18 52 (0.83%) Mesos
19 43 (0.69%) Rancher
20 33 (0.53%) Graylog
Vendors
1 582 (9.30%) Oracle
2 454 (7.26%) Microsoft
3 347 (5.55%) Red Hat
4 215 (3.44%) VMware
5 210 (3.36%) Splunk
6 189 (3.02%) Google
7 181 (2.89%) IBM
8 170 (2.72%) Atlassian
9 83 (1.33%) Perforce
10 82 (1.31%) Adobe
11 79 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
12 75 (1.20%) Hortonworks
13 66 (1.05%) New Relic
14 56 (0.90%) SaltStack
15 52 (0.83%) AppDynamics
15 52 (0.83%) SAP
16 46 (0.74%) Cloudera
17 42 (0.67%) hybris
18 40 (0.64%) Sitecore
19 39 (0.62%) Xamarin