Period
to 3 March 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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 33 43 27
Rank change year-on-year +10 -16 +6
Contract jobs citing Git (software) 2,619 3,301 6,519
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 5.42% 4.93% 6.70%
As % of the Development Applications category 31.10% 28.69% 31.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,402 2,295 4,626
Median daily rate £500 £493 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.52% -1.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £326 £350
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 30 30
Median hourly rate £57.50 £48.68 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.13% -2.65% +11.11%
10th Percentile £40.00 £31.48 £35.00
90th Percentile £63.00 £78.75 £56.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £47.50 £46.25
% change year-on-year +15.79% +2.70% +2.78%

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 8,422 11,507 20,653
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.44% 17.19% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,732 7,843 14,370
Median daily rate £475 £475 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -0.56% +3.28%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £330
90th Percentile £645 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -4.44% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 164 257
Median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £44.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +7.51% -1.82%
10th Percentile £31.22 £16.90 £25.24
90th Percentile £61.25 £63.75 £55.00
Median hourly rate £45.00 £44.50 £44.39
% change year-on-year +1.12% +0.26% -1.37%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 3 March 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 +5 2,076 £495 -1.00% 1,346
London 0 1,191 £525 - 443
UK excluding London +4 886 £425 -5.56% 1,005
Work from Home +8 827 £500 - 317
North of England +12 250 £437 +1.69% 269
South East -5 168 £425 -5.56% 233
North West +25 130 £431 -2.16% 146
Midlands -3 127 £428 -4.89% 162
Scotland -7 105 £410 -13.68% 64
South West -5 100 £425 -1.73% 146
Yorkshire 0 91 £450 -5.26% 94
East of England +20 88 £450 - 87
West Midlands -9 86 £428 -9.89% 112
Wales +12 43 £425 -10.53% 31
East Midlands +17 38 £474 +45.69% 48
North East -3 29 £450 +11.80% 29
Northern Ireland +10 5 £350 -39.13% 14

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 1,236 (47.19%) Agile Software Development
2 1,155 (44.10%) Jenkins
3 1,005 (38.37%) Java
4 1,001 (38.22%) DevOps
5 793 (30.28%) JavaScript
6 774 (29.55%) Python
7 698 (26.65%) Azure
8 641 (24.47%) AWS
9 612 (23.37%) Docker
10 579 (22.11%) Linux
11 574 (21.92%) JIRA
12 571 (21.80%) SQL
13 567 (21.65%) Microservices
14 529 (20.20%) Scrum
15 511 (19.51%) HTML
16 506 (19.32%) TDD
17 503 (19.21%) Node.js
18 498 (19.01%) CSS
19 492 (18.79%) Kubernetes
20 482 (18.40%) Test Automation
21 457 (17.45%) Maven
22 446 (17.03%) Terraform
23 439 (16.76%) Ansible
24 413 (15.77%) Finance
25 409 (15.62%) Spring
26 400 (15.27%) Continuous Integration
27 397 (15.16%) REST
28 365 (13.94%) React
29 347 (13.25%) GitHub
30 312 (11.91%) AngularJS

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
1 228 (8.71%) Confluence
2 134 (5.12%) Apache
3 113 (4.31%) Elasticsearch
4 99 (3.78%) Cloud Foundry
5 78 (2.98%) Apache Spark
6 72 (2.75%) WebLogic
7 71 (2.71%) nginx
8 70 (2.67%) JBoss
9 67 (2.56%) WebSphere
10 66 (2.52%) Tomcat
11 46 (1.76%) CMS
12 39 (1.49%) Red Hat Fuse
13 30 (1.15%) Mule
14 28 (1.07%) WordPress
15 25 (0.95%) IIS
16 22 (0.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 20 (0.76%) Drupal
17 20 (0.76%) SharePoint
18 18 (0.69%) Jetty
18 18 (0.69%) Umbraco
Applications
1 28 (1.07%) Spreadsheet
2 14 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (0.31%) Sketch
5 7 (0.27%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.23%) Chatbot
7 5 (0.19%) InVision
7 5 (0.19%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.11%) Zeplin
9 2 (0.076%) Figma
10 1 (0.038%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.038%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.038%) Adobe XD
10 1 (0.038%) Doxygen
10 1 (0.038%) GIMP
10 1 (0.038%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 1 (0.038%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 30 (1.15%) Magento
2 18 (0.69%) Shopify
3 12 (0.46%) ION MarketView
4 10 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
5 8 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
5 8 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.19%) SAP FI-CA
6 5 (0.19%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 4 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
7 4 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
8 3 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (0.11%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.11%) SAP PSCD
8 3 (0.11%) Sentinel
9 2 (0.076%) assyst
9 2 (0.076%) Payment Gateway
9 2 (0.076%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
9 2 (0.076%) RMDS
10 1 (0.038%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 698 (26.65%) Azure
2 641 (24.47%) AWS
3 347 (13.25%) GitHub
4 183 (6.99%) GCP
5 165 (6.30%) Serverless
6 140 (5.35%) PaaS
7 94 (3.59%) AWS Lambda
8 89 (3.40%) npm
9 83 (3.17%) Amazon S3
10 77 (2.94%) OpenShift
11 76 (2.90%) IaaS
12 69 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
13 67 (2.56%) Slack
14 66 (2.52%) Amazon EKS
15 62 (2.37%) Azure Functions
16 54 (2.06%) Amazon ECS
17 53 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
18 52 (1.99%) Power Platform
19 49 (1.87%) SaaS
20 48 (1.83%) Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 109 (4.16%) Firewall
2 92 (3.51%) HTTP
3 62 (2.37%) DNS
3 62 (2.37%) TCP/IP
4 45 (1.72%) SSL
5 27 (1.03%) SNMP
6 23 (0.88%) FTP
6 23 (0.88%) VLAN
7 21 (0.80%) SSH
8 20 (0.76%) Internet
8 20 (0.76%) Reverse Proxy
9 18 (0.69%) Multicast
10 15 (0.57%) WAN
11 14 (0.53%) LAN
11 14 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
12 12 (0.46%) IPv4
12 12 (0.46%) IPv6
12 12 (0.46%) Network Security
13 11 (0.42%) BGP
13 11 (0.42%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (7.45%) MySQL
2 184 (7.03%) SQL Server
3 178 (6.80%) NoSQL
4 160 (6.11%) MongoDB
5 154 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
6 148 (5.65%) Relational Database
7 104 (3.97%) Hadoop
8 89 (3.40%) BigQuery
9 69 (2.63%) Big Data
10 67 (2.56%) Apache Hive
11 61 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
12 59 (2.25%) Azure SQL Database
13 47 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
13 47 (1.79%) Cosmos DB
14 44 (1.68%) Data Lake
15 41 (1.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 40 (1.53%) Amazon RDS
17 39 (1.49%) Impala
17 39 (1.49%) Oracle Database
18 38 (1.45%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 1,155 (44.10%) Jenkins
2 574 (21.92%) JIRA
3 457 (17.45%) Maven
4 213 (8.13%) GitLab
5 164 (6.26%) Bitbucket
6 158 (6.03%) JUnit
7 156 (5.96%) Sonatype Nexus
7 156 (5.96%) Subversion
8 144 (5.50%) Cucumber
9 139 (5.31%) Selenium
10 133 (5.08%) Gradle
11 128 (4.89%) gulp
12 127 (4.85%) Visual Studio
13 115 (4.39%) Artifactory
14 110 (4.20%) SonarQube
15 105 (4.01%) webpack
16 98 (3.74%) TeamCity
17 97 (3.70%) Visual Studio Team System
18 85 (3.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 68 (2.60%) IntelliJ
General
1 413 (15.77%) Finance
2 283 (10.81%) Banking
3 192 (7.33%) Public Sector
4 93 (3.55%) Marketing
5 85 (3.25%) Investment Banking
6 78 (2.98%) Front Office
7 65 (2.48%) Telecoms
8 44 (1.68%) Manufacturing
8 44 (1.68%) Retail
9 43 (1.64%) Electronics
10 26 (0.99%) Games
11 18 (0.69%) Back Office
12 17 (0.65%) Law
12 17 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
13 16 (0.61%) Legal
14 15 (0.57%) Retail Banking
15 13 (0.50%) Billing
15 13 (0.50%) Financial Institution
16 9 (0.34%) Aerospace
17 7 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,394 (53.23%) Developer
2 340 (12.98%) DevOps Engineer
3 320 (12.22%) Java Developer
4 205 (7.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 195 (7.45%) Senior Developer
6 154 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
7 130 (4.96%) Azure Engineer
8 117 (4.47%) React Developer
9 95 (3.63%) Data Engineer
10 93 (3.55%) Architect
11 92 (3.51%) Software Engineer
12 81 (3.09%) AWS Engineer
13 78 (2.98%) Software Developer
14 74 (2.83%) Azure DevOps Engineer
15 70 (2.67%) Azure DevOps
15 70 (2.67%) Node.js Developer
16 69 (2.63%) Senior Java Developer
17 67 (2.56%) .NET Developer
18 65 (2.48%) JavaScript Developer
19 64 (2.44%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 511 (19.51%) HTML
2 503 (19.21%) Node.js
3 498 (19.01%) CSS
4 409 (15.62%) Spring
5 397 (15.16%) REST
6 365 (13.94%) React
7 312 (11.91%) AngularJS
8 288 (11.00%) JSON
9 286 (10.92%) Spring Boot
10 279 (10.65%) RESTful
11 267 (10.19%) .NET
12 260 (9.93%) HTML5
13 253 (9.66%) Web Services
14 184 (7.03%) CSS3
15 181 (6.91%) XML
16 178 (6.80%) Sass
17 177 (6.76%) Kafka
18 154 (5.88%) Redux
19 132 (5.04%) jQuery
20 126 (4.81%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 245 (9.35%) User Experience
2 137 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
3 124 (4.73%) Mobile App
4 98 (3.74%) Cloud Native
5 76 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
6 61 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
7 60 (2.29%) Public Cloud
8 54 (2.06%) Self-Motivation
9 50 (1.91%) Fixed Income
10 48 (1.83%) Algorithms
11 47 (1.79%) Derivative
12 43 (1.64%) Data Structures
13 39 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
14 31 (1.18%) Management Information System
15 29 (1.11%) Equities
16 27 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 25 (0.95%) Virtual Team
18 22 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
19 21 (0.80%) Clustering
20 20 (0.76%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 579 (22.11%) Linux
2 281 (10.73%) Windows
3 215 (8.21%) Unix
4 178 (6.80%) Android
5 125 (4.77%) Apple iOS
6 86 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 64 (2.44%) CentOS
8 61 (2.33%) Windows Server
9 34 (1.30%) Windows 10
10 33 (1.26%) Mac OS X
11 29 (1.11%) Ubuntu
12 27 (1.03%) Windows Server 2016
13 15 (0.57%) OpenWrt
14 13 (0.50%) AIX
14 13 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (0.42%) Mac OS
16 10 (0.38%) Amazon Linux
17 9 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
17 9 (0.34%) VMS
18 8 (0.31%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,236 (47.19%) Agile Software Development
2 1,001 (38.22%) DevOps
3 567 (21.65%) Microservices
4 529 (20.20%) Scrum
5 506 (19.32%) TDD
6 482 (18.40%) Test Automation
7 400 (15.27%) Continuous Integration
8 301 (11.49%) Software Engineering
9 300 (11.45%) BDD
10 270 (10.31%) Problem-Solving
11 262 (10.00%) Front End Development
12 230 (8.78%) Kanban
13 216 (8.25%) Unit Testing
14 211 (8.06%) OO
15 203 (7.75%) Configuration Management
15 203 (7.75%) Infrastructure as Code
16 193 (7.37%) Continuous Delivery
16 193 (7.37%) Open Source
17 177 (6.76%) Mentoring
18 175 (6.68%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,005 (38.37%) Java
2 793 (30.28%) JavaScript
3 774 (29.55%) Python
4 571 (21.80%) SQL
5 301 (11.49%) C#
6 257 (9.81%) Bash Shell
7 215 (8.21%) Java 8
8 203 (7.75%) PowerShell
9 168 (6.41%) Shell Script
10 152 (5.80%) PHP
11 146 (5.57%) TypeScript
12 140 (5.35%) C++
13 130 (4.96%) Kotlin
14 127 (4.85%) Scala
15 109 (4.16%) Perl
16 106 (4.05%) ES6
17 102 (3.89%) Ruby
18 92 (3.51%) Groovy
19 91 (3.47%) C
20 85 (3.25%) Go
Qualifications
1 303 (11.57%) Security Cleared
2 252 (9.62%) SC Cleared
3 135 (5.15%) Degree
4 54 (2.06%) Computer Science Degree
5 27 (1.03%) Novell Certification
6 26 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
7 24 (0.92%) DV Cleared
8 22 (0.84%) Master's Degree
9 15 (0.57%) TOGAF Certification
10 13 (0.50%) ISEB
11 12 (0.46%) AWS Certification
12 11 (0.42%) DBS Check
12 11 (0.42%) ISTQB
13 9 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 8 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
15 7 (0.27%) CTC Cleared
15 7 (0.27%) PhD
15 7 (0.27%) SAFe Agilist
16 5 (0.19%) CCNP
17 3 (0.11%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 168 (6.41%) QA
2 44 (1.68%) WCAG
3 18 (0.69%) GDPR
4 14 (0.53%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.42%) JTAG
6 8 (0.31%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.19%) PMO
8 4 (0.15%) SLA
9 3 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (0.11%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.11%) ISO 20022
9 3 (0.11%) MiFID
9 3 (0.11%) NIST
9 3 (0.11%) RMADS
9 3 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.076%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.076%) NCSC
10 2 (0.076%) SEPA
10 2 (0.076%) TARGET2
11 1 (0.038%) ISO 15022
System Software
1 612 (23.37%) Docker
2 62 (2.37%) Virtual Machines
3 58 (2.21%) Active Directory
4 52 (1.99%) HDFS
4 52 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
5 33 (1.26%) vSphere
6 11 (0.42%) Time Sharing Option
6 11 (0.42%) VMware NSX
7 9 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 8 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (0.27%) Postfix
10 5 (0.19%) qmail
10 5 (0.19%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 4 (0.15%) Apache Flume
12 3 (0.11%) Firmware
12 3 (0.11%) GlusterFS
12 3 (0.11%) iptables
12 3 (0.11%) LXC
12 3 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 3 (0.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 492 (18.79%) Kubernetes
2 446 (17.03%) Terraform
3 439 (16.76%) Ansible
4 168 (6.41%) Opscode Chef
5 163 (6.22%) Puppet
6 107 (4.09%) Prometheus
7 94 (3.59%) Grafana
8 68 (2.60%) Kibana
9 48 (1.83%) Consul
10 42 (1.60%) Argo
11 38 (1.45%) logstash
12 36 (1.37%) Istio
13 31 (1.18%) Packer
13 31 (1.18%) Rancher
14 24 (0.92%) Fluentd
15 18 (0.69%) Nagios
15 18 (0.69%) vRealize Orchestrator
16 17 (0.65%) Salt
17 16 (0.61%) ZABBIX
18 14 (0.53%) Netcool
Vendors
1 232 (8.86%) Oracle
2 176 (6.72%) Microsoft
3 164 (6.26%) Google
4 161 (6.15%) Splunk
5 101 (3.86%) AppDynamics
6 97 (3.70%) Atlassian
7 83 (3.17%) Red Hat
8 71 (2.71%) VMware
9 65 (2.48%) IBM
10 58 (2.21%) SAP
11 57 (2.18%) MuleSoft
12 44 (1.68%) Databricks
13 43 (1.64%) webMethods
14 37 (1.41%) Cloudera
15 36 (1.37%) Informatica
15 36 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
16 32 (1.22%) Adobe
17 31 (1.18%) BEA
18 28 (1.07%) Dell
19 24 (0.92%) Cisco