Period
to 24 July 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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 38 37 31
Rank change year-on-year -1 -6 0
Contract jobs citing Git (software) 3,927 2,028 5,680
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 5.52% 5.41% 6.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 30.83% 29.87% 31.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,574 1,373 3,721
10th Percentile £356 £350 £360
25th Percentile £425 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £500
75th Percentile £600 £588 £575
90th Percentile £675 £663 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 12 35
10th Percentile £27.50 £44.00 £38.31
25th Percentile £44.00 £44.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate £58.71 £46.71 £50.00
Median % change year-on-year +25.70% -6.59% +11.11%
75th Percentile £64.88 £56.50 £52.50
90th Percentile £68.75 £60.93 £56.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £45.46 £50.00
% change year-on-year +15.50% -9.09% +17.65%

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 12,736 6,790 17,835
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.89% 18.10% 19.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,631 4,738 11,874
10th Percentile £350 £331 £331
25th Percentile £413 £413 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.60%
75th Percentile £600 £588 £575
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 93 266
10th Percentile £25.50 £21.30 £23.63
25th Percentile £40.00 £41.25 £37.81
Median hourly rate £50.00 £47.50 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £60.00 £55.00 £50.84
90th Percentile £68.11 £62.70 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.63 £47.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +2.37% +5.56% +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 24 July 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 24 July 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 24 July 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 0 3,059 £500 - 1,564
London +1 1,810 £550 +4.76% 566
Work from Home -1 1,276 £500 - 312
UK excluding London +3 1,272 £450 - 1,078
South East +11 338 £456 -2.04% 190
North of England -24 249 £450 -10.00% 323
Scotland +19 211 £450 +5.88% 57
Midlands -1 170 £450 +6.51% 208
South West +13 157 £438 +2.94% 151
North West -6 131 £425 -5.56% 174
West Midlands +3 128 £477 +10.23% 128
East of England -10 98 £466 +9.65% 108
Yorkshire -35 77 £453 -9.50% 95
North East +10 42 £550 -1.79% 54
East Midlands -9 41 £396 +5.60% 79
Wales -7 38 £441 -7.11% 30
Northern Ireland +7 13 £475 +10.21% 12

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 1,969 (50.14%) Agile Software Development
2 1,554 (39.57%) Jenkins
3 1,468 (37.38%) DevOps
4 1,403 (35.73%) Java
5 1,227 (31.25%) Python
6 1,218 (31.02%) JavaScript
7 1,113 (28.34%) Azure
8 1,082 (27.55%) SQL
9 1,022 (26.02%) AWS
10 937 (23.86%) Docker
11 867 (22.08%) Microservices
12 847 (21.57%) JIRA
13 803 (20.45%) Linux
14 797 (20.30%) Scrum
15 789 (20.09%) TDD
16 724 (18.44%) HTML
17 722 (18.39%) Test Automation
18 693 (17.65%) Kubernetes
19 675 (17.19%) Finance
20 671 (17.09%) React
21 658 (16.76%) CSS
22 643 (16.37%) Software Engineering
23 642 (16.35%) Social Skills
24 626 (15.94%) Continuous Integration
25 620 (15.79%) Spring
26 607 (15.46%) Node.js
27 575 (14.64%) .NET
28 572 (14.57%) AngularJS
29 569 (14.49%) Ansible
30 564 (14.36%) REST

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
1 364 (9.27%) Confluence
2 166 (4.23%) Apache Spark
3 145 (3.69%) Apache
4 120 (3.06%) Tomcat
5 99 (2.52%) Elasticsearch
6 93 (2.37%) CMS
7 87 (2.22%) WebLogic
8 76 (1.94%) nginx
9 51 (1.30%) JBoss
10 50 (1.27%) WebSphere
11 45 (1.15%) Apache Airflow
12 43 (1.09%) Cloud Foundry
13 38 (0.97%) IIS
14 34 (0.87%) SharePoint
15 31 (0.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 31 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 30 (0.76%) SAS
16 30 (0.76%) WordPress
17 27 (0.69%) Drupal
18 26 (0.66%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 27 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (0.41%) Photoshop
2 16 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
3 15 (0.38%) Sketch
4 13 (0.33%) InVision
4 13 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
5 9 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 9 (0.23%) Figma
6 8 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.10%) Adobe XD
7 4 (0.10%) Chatbot
7 4 (0.10%) Zeplin
8 3 (0.076%) GIMP
8 3 (0.076%) InDesign
8 3 (0.076%) SPSS
9 2 (0.051%) Doxygen
10 1 (0.025%) Microsoft Project
10 1 (0.025%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 48 (1.22%) Magento
2 22 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.56%) Shopify
3 15 (0.38%) SunGard Martini
4 11 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
5 10 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
6 6 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
6 6 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (0.15%) Sentinel
7 5 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
7 5 (0.13%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 4 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
8 4 (0.10%) SAP Hybris
9 3 (0.076%) BusinessWorks
9 3 (0.076%) Exchequer
9 3 (0.076%) SAP FI-CA
9 3 (0.076%) SAP PSCD
10 2 (0.051%) ION MarketView
10 2 (0.051%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 1,113 (28.34%) Azure
2 1,022 (26.02%) AWS
3 430 (10.95%) GitHub
4 272 (6.93%) GCP
5 267 (6.80%) Serverless
6 182 (4.63%) AWS Lambda
7 169 (4.30%) PaaS
8 140 (3.57%) IaaS
9 131 (3.34%) AWS CloudFormation
10 123 (3.13%) SaaS
11 116 (2.95%) Amazon S3
12 111 (2.83%) OpenShift
13 106 (2.70%) npm
14 90 (2.29%) Power Platform
15 87 (2.22%) Amazon EKS
16 86 (2.19%) Amazon EC2
17 61 (1.55%) Azure Functions
18 56 (1.43%) Azure Data Factory
19 54 (1.38%) Slack
20 47 (1.20%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 132 (3.36%) HTTP
2 99 (2.52%) DNS
3 89 (2.27%) Firewall
4 74 (1.88%) TCP/IP
5 54 (1.38%) SSL
6 52 (1.32%) Internet
7 31 (0.79%) LAN
8 26 (0.66%) IPv4
9 22 (0.56%) VPN
10 21 (0.53%) WAN
11 20 (0.51%) Kerberos
12 19 (0.48%) SSH
13 18 (0.46%) FTP
14 17 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
15 14 (0.36%) Ethernet
16 13 (0.33%) VLAN
17 12 (0.31%) Broadband
18 11 (0.28%) Network Security
19 10 (0.25%) Multicast
20 9 (0.23%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 329 (8.38%) SQL Server
2 302 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 263 (6.70%) MongoDB
4 258 (6.57%) MySQL
5 251 (6.39%) PostgreSQL
6 239 (6.09%) Relational Database
7 149 (3.79%) Hadoop
8 142 (3.62%) Big Data
9 105 (2.67%) Oracle Database
10 99 (2.52%) Redis
11 97 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
12 96 (2.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 93 (2.37%) Apache Hive
14 89 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
15 80 (2.04%) Data Lake
16 73 (1.86%) Power BI
17 67 (1.71%) RDBMS
18 66 (1.68%) BigQuery
19 65 (1.66%) HBase
20 64 (1.63%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1,554 (39.57%) Jenkins
2 847 (21.57%) JIRA
3 559 (14.23%) Maven
4 357 (9.09%) Bitbucket
5 293 (7.46%) Subversion
6 262 (6.67%) JUnit
7 247 (6.29%) Cucumber
7 247 (6.29%) TeamCity
8 240 (6.11%) Visual Studio
9 229 (5.83%) GitLab
10 214 (5.45%) Selenium
11 159 (4.05%) Sonatype Nexus
12 155 (3.95%) Gradle
13 144 (3.67%) Artifactory
14 125 (3.18%) SonarQube
15 124 (3.16%) Postman
16 119 (3.03%) webpack
17 118 (3.00%) Mockito
18 116 (2.95%) Team Foundation Server
19 110 (2.80%) Eclipse
General
1 675 (17.19%) Finance
2 642 (16.35%) Social Skills
3 411 (10.47%) Banking
4 254 (6.47%) Public Sector
5 235 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
6 181 (4.61%) Investment Banking
7 136 (3.46%) Front Office
8 109 (2.78%) Marketing
9 89 (2.27%) Retail
10 75 (1.91%) Telecoms
11 67 (1.71%) Manufacturing
11 67 (1.71%) Presentation Skills
12 61 (1.55%) Electronics
13 52 (1.32%) Documentation Skills
14 43 (1.09%) Back Office
15 36 (0.92%) Influencing Skills
16 33 (0.84%) Games
17 29 (0.74%) Financial Institution
18 27 (0.69%) Legal
19 23 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2,059 (52.43%) Developer
2 503 (12.81%) Java Developer
3 451 (11.48%) DevOps Engineer
4 271 (6.90%) Senior Developer
5 262 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 227 (5.78%) Software Engineer
7 207 (5.27%) Full Stack Developer
8 180 (4.58%) Data Engineer
9 158 (4.02%) Architect
10 156 (3.97%) React Developer
11 155 (3.95%) .NET Developer
12 150 (3.82%) C# Developer
13 134 (3.41%) Azure Engineer
14 123 (3.13%) AWS Engineer
15 104 (2.65%) Python Developer
16 102 (2.60%) JavaScript Developer
17 99 (2.52%) Senior Java Developer
18 96 (2.44%) Consultant
19 95 (2.42%) Cloud Engineer
20 91 (2.32%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 724 (18.44%) HTML
2 671 (17.09%) React
3 658 (16.76%) CSS
4 620 (15.79%) Spring
5 607 (15.46%) Node.js
6 575 (14.64%) .NET
7 572 (14.57%) AngularJS
8 564 (14.36%) REST
9 430 (10.95%) JSON
10 396 (10.08%) RESTful
11 374 (9.52%) Web Services
12 369 (9.40%) Spring Boot
13 323 (8.23%) HTML5
14 317 (8.07%) Kafka
15 286 (7.28%) XML
16 223 (5.68%) Sass
17 208 (5.30%) Redux
18 201 (5.12%) Vue.js
19 184 (4.69%) .NET Core
19 184 (4.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 272 (6.93%) User Experience
2 119 (3.03%) Cloud Native
3 105 (2.67%) Mobile App
4 101 (2.57%) Greenfield Project
5 95 (2.42%) Public Cloud
6 83 (2.11%) Self-Motivation
7 79 (2.01%) Linux Command Line
8 75 (1.91%) Data Structures
8 75 (1.91%) Fixed Income
9 68 (1.73%) Algorithms
10 59 (1.50%) Derivative
10 59 (1.50%) Management Information System
11 55 (1.40%) Data Protection Act
12 44 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
13 38 (0.97%) Virtual Team
14 35 (0.89%) Data Centre
15 33 (0.84%) Clustering
16 32 (0.81%) Client/Server
17 31 (0.79%) NHS
18 30 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 803 (20.45%) Linux
2 414 (10.54%) Windows
3 355 (9.04%) Unix
4 130 (3.31%) Android
5 105 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 90 (2.29%) Apple iOS
7 85 (2.16%) CentOS
8 77 (1.96%) Windows Server
9 38 (0.97%) Ubuntu
10 25 (0.64%) Amazon Linux
11 21 (0.53%) Mac OS X
12 17 (0.43%) VMS
12 17 (0.43%) Windows Server 2016
13 15 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (0.33%) OpenWrt
14 13 (0.33%) Solaris
15 12 (0.31%) AIX
16 11 (0.28%) Windows 10
17 10 (0.25%) Alpine Linux
17 10 (0.25%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,969 (50.14%) Agile Software Development
2 1,468 (37.38%) DevOps
3 867 (22.08%) Microservices
4 797 (20.30%) Scrum
5 789 (20.09%) TDD
6 722 (18.39%) Test Automation
7 643 (16.37%) Software Engineering
8 626 (15.94%) Continuous Integration
9 473 (12.04%) BDD
10 411 (10.47%) Unit Testing
11 404 (10.29%) Problem-Solving
12 333 (8.48%) Front End Development
13 303 (7.72%) OO
14 277 (7.05%) Analytics
14 277 (7.05%) MVC
15 261 (6.65%) Infrastructure as Code
16 259 (6.60%) Kanban
17 247 (6.29%) SDLC
18 241 (6.14%) Configuration Management
19 210 (5.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1,403 (35.73%) Java
2 1,227 (31.25%) Python
3 1,218 (31.02%) JavaScript
4 1,082 (27.55%) SQL
5 560 (14.26%) C#
6 404 (10.29%) TypeScript
7 295 (7.51%) Bash Shell
8 277 (7.05%) Java 8
9 241 (6.14%) PowerShell
10 222 (5.65%) Scala
10 222 (5.65%) Shell Script
11 216 (5.50%) PHP
12 172 (4.38%) C++
13 142 (3.62%) Go
14 138 (3.51%) PL/SQL
15 127 (3.23%) ES6
16 119 (3.03%) Perl
17 114 (2.90%) Ruby
18 104 (2.65%) Kotlin
19 101 (2.57%) C
Qualifications
1 346 (8.81%) Security Cleared
2 296 (7.54%) SC Cleared
3 263 (6.70%) Degree
4 90 (2.29%) Computer Science Degree
5 36 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
6 32 (0.81%) AWS Certification
7 26 (0.66%) Master's Degree
8 22 (0.56%) PhD
9 21 (0.53%) ISTQB
9 21 (0.53%) Numerate Degree
10 19 (0.48%) DV Cleared
11 16 (0.41%) ISEB
12 13 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 9 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (0.23%) Novell Certification
14 5 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
15 4 (0.10%) CISSP
15 4 (0.10%) DBS Check
15 4 (0.10%) SAFe Agilist
16 3 (0.076%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 229 (5.83%) QA
2 158 (4.02%) Accessibility
3 52 (1.32%) GDPR
4 27 (0.69%) WCAG
5 25 (0.64%) Data Quality
6 17 (0.43%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.23%) JTAG
8 7 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
9 6 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (0.15%) SLA
10 5 (0.13%) MiFID
10 5 (0.13%) PMO
10 5 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.076%) ISO 20022
11 3 (0.076%) NIST
11 3 (0.076%) SNOMED CT
12 2 (0.051%) HIPAA
12 2 (0.051%) ISO 15022
12 2 (0.051%) WAI
13 1 (0.025%) TARGET2
System Software
1 937 (23.86%) Docker
2 86 (2.19%) Active Directory
3 64 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 58 (1.48%) HDFS
5 45 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
6 26 (0.66%) Virtual Desktop
7 20 (0.51%) vSphere
8 15 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 10 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (0.23%) Postfix
11 8 (0.20%) OpenAM
12 7 (0.18%) NFS
12 7 (0.18%) OpenDJ
13 6 (0.15%) Ceph
13 6 (0.15%) iptables
13 6 (0.15%) KVM
13 6 (0.15%) qmail
14 5 (0.13%) Firmware
14 5 (0.13%) VMware NSX
15 4 (0.10%) RACF
Systems Management
1 693 (17.65%) Kubernetes
2 569 (14.49%) Ansible
3 551 (14.03%) Terraform
4 200 (5.09%) Puppet
5 155 (3.95%) Opscode Chef
6 97 (2.47%) Grafana
7 75 (1.91%) Prometheus
8 72 (1.83%) Istio
9 68 (1.73%) Kibana
10 45 (1.15%) Packer
11 42 (1.07%) Rancher
12 33 (0.84%) Consul
13 32 (0.81%) logstash
14 23 (0.59%) Fluentd
15 20 (0.51%) BladeLogic
15 20 (0.51%) Mesos
15 20 (0.51%) Oozie
16 18 (0.46%) Control-M
17 16 (0.41%) Argo
17 16 (0.41%) Nagios
Vendors
1 448 (11.41%) Oracle
2 266 (6.77%) Microsoft
3 193 (4.91%) Google
4 122 (3.11%) Splunk
5 118 (3.00%) Red Hat
6 115 (2.93%) VMware
7 94 (2.39%) IBM
8 91 (2.32%) Salesforce.com
9 89 (2.27%) Databricks
10 88 (2.24%) Informatica
11 84 (2.14%) SAP
12 78 (1.99%) Adobe
12 78 (1.99%) Atlassian
13 43 (1.09%) CA Agile Central
13 43 (1.09%) webMethods
14 42 (1.07%) AppDynamics
15 41 (1.04%) BEA
15 41 (1.04%) Dynatrace
15 41 (1.04%) WSO2
16 39 (0.99%) New Relic