Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for git-flow skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited git-flow over the 6 months to 14 December 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-flow
UK
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 743 767 807
Rank change year-on-year +24 +40 +59
Contract jobs citing git-flow 160 121 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.12% 0.080%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.71% 0.63% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 77 69
UK median daily rate £440 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.37% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £335 £363 £285
90th Percentile £600 £580 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £469 £363
% change year-on-year -9.33% +29.31% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
UK median hourly rate - £100.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £100.00 -

git-flow 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 22,458 19,229 16,967
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.41% 18.62% 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,445 13,436 11,365
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 267 251
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £30.73 £29.00 £22.18
90th Percentile £53.75 £62.85 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £43.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year -1.72% +6.10% +2.50%

git-flow
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing git-flow as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for git-flow in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing git-flow.

Contractor daily rate trend for git-flow in the UK

git-flow
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing git-flow over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for git-flow in the UK

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Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing git-flow within the UK over the 6 months to 14 December 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 +37 155 £428 -10.00% 50
UK excluding London +10 92 £425 -9.33% 33
London +12 65 £475 - 22
South East +16 55 £425 -15.00% 8
East of England +11 18 £420 - 2
North of England +2 15 £420 -1.18% 10
Yorkshire -5 11 £425 -0.12% 1
North West - 4 £350 - 9
Midlands -30 3 £430 -1.71% 3
West Midlands -29 2 - -
Scotland - 2 £494 - 3
East Midlands +2 1 £430 -1.71% 3
South West -30 1 - - 5

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing git-flow 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-flow.

1 108 (67.50%) Git (software)
2 96 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (43.13%) JavaScript
4 66 (41.25%) CSS
5 64 (40.00%) HTML
6 58 (36.25%) Java
7 52 (32.50%) Jenkins
8 48 (30.00%) DevOps
9 42 (26.25%) JIRA
10 39 (24.38%) Continuous Integration
10 39 (24.38%) AngularJS
11 36 (22.50%) Selenium
12 35 (21.88%) HTML5
12 35 (21.88%) BDD
13 34 (21.25%) Amazon AWS
14 32 (20.00%) TDD
14 32 (20.00%) Docker
15 31 (19.38%) GitHub
15 31 (19.38%) NoSQL
15 31 (19.38%) REST
16 28 (17.50%) Test Automation
17 26 (16.25%) RESTful
17 26 (16.25%) Ansible
17 26 (16.25%) Microservices
18 25 (15.63%) Scrum
19 24 (15.00%) .NET
19 24 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
20 23 (14.38%) JSON
21 22 (13.75%) Linux
21 22 (13.75%) MVC

git-flow
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 13 (8.13%) Confluence
1 13 (8.13%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (6.88%) CMS
3 9 (5.63%) Umbraco
4 4 (2.50%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (1.88%) Apache Pig
5 3 (1.88%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (1.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (1.25%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.25%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.25%) WordPress
7 1 (0.63%) Anypoint
7 1 (0.63%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.63%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.63%) Kentico
7 1 (0.63%) Marvel
7 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.25%) Magento
1 2 (1.25%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 34 (21.25%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (19.38%) GitHub
3 24 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (4.38%) AWS Lambda
4 7 (4.38%) Serverless
5 6 (3.75%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (3.75%) npm
6 5 (3.13%) Azure Data Factory
7 4 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (2.50%) OpenShift
8 3 (1.88%) PaaS
9 2 (1.25%) Apigee
9 2 (1.25%) Google Play
9 2 (1.25%) Google Tag Manager
9 2 (1.25%) Heroku
9 2 (1.25%) SaaS
10 1 (0.63%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.63%) Firebase
10 1 (0.63%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.25%) HTTP
2 7 (4.38%) SSH
3 5 (3.13%) Internet
3 5 (3.13%) Network Security
4 4 (2.50%) Bluetooth
4 4 (2.50%) Firewall
4 4 (2.50%) HTTPS
4 4 (2.50%) SSL
5 3 (1.88%) DSL
5 3 (1.88%) FTP
5 3 (1.88%) SMTP
5 3 (1.88%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.63%) DNS
6 1 (0.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (19.38%) NoSQL
2 19 (11.88%) Cloudant
2 19 (11.88%) MySQL
3 18 (11.25%) MongoDB
3 18 (11.25%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (11.25%) SQL Server
4 14 (8.75%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (3.75%) Redis
6 5 (3.13%) Big Data
6 5 (3.13%) Power BI
6 5 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (2.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (1.88%) Apache Hive
8 3 (1.88%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.25%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.63%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.63%) NuoDB
10 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 108 (67.50%) Git (software)
2 52 (32.50%) Jenkins
3 42 (26.25%) JIRA
4 36 (22.50%) Selenium
5 20 (12.50%) GitLab
6 19 (11.88%) Protractor
6 19 (11.88%) Visual Studio
7 16 (10.00%) JUnit
8 15 (9.38%) Bitbucket
8 15 (9.38%) Maven
9 12 (7.50%) Mockito
10 10 (6.25%) TeamCity
11 9 (5.63%) Cucumber
11 9 (5.63%) Octopus Deploy
11 9 (5.63%) webpack
12 7 (4.38%) gulp
13 6 (3.75%) Android Studio
13 6 (3.75%) Sonatype Nexus
13 6 (3.75%) Visual Studio Team System
13 6 (3.75%) Xcode
General
1 12 (7.50%) Finance
2 6 (3.75%) Retail
3 4 (2.50%) Banking
4 2 (1.25%) Law
5 1 (0.63%) Automotive
5 1 (0.63%) Back Office
5 1 (0.63%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.63%) French Language
5 1 (0.63%) German Language
5 1 (0.63%) Legal
5 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 109 (68.13%) Developer
2 28 (17.50%) Java Developer
3 22 (13.75%) DevOps Engineer
4 18 (11.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 15 (9.38%) Senior Developer
6 9 (5.63%) .NET Developer
6 9 (5.63%) Full Stack Developer
6 9 (5.63%) iOS Developer
7 8 (5.00%) Angular Developer
7 8 (5.00%) Azure Engineer
7 8 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (3.75%) C# Developer
9 5 (3.13%) Android Developer
9 5 (3.13%) Architect
9 5 (3.13%) Azure DevOps
9 5 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 5 (3.13%) Configuration Manager
9 5 (3.13%) DevOps Architect
9 5 (3.13%) Test Engineer
10 4 (2.50%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (41.25%) CSS
2 64 (40.00%) HTML
3 39 (24.38%) AngularJS
4 35 (21.88%) HTML5
5 31 (19.38%) REST
6 26 (16.25%) RESTful
7 24 (15.00%) .NET
8 23 (14.38%) JSON
9 21 (13.13%) Angular 2
9 21 (13.13%) J2EE
10 19 (11.88%) Sass
11 18 (11.25%) Spring
12 15 (9.38%) React
13 13 (8.13%) Web Services
14 12 (7.50%) .NET Framework
14 12 (7.50%) ASP.NET Web API
14 12 (7.50%) CSS3
14 12 (7.50%) Spring Boot
15 10 (6.25%) jQuery
15 10 (6.25%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.38%) User Experience
2 11 (6.88%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (3.13%) Fintech
3 5 (3.13%) iPad
3 5 (3.13%) iPhone
3 5 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (2.50%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.50%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.50%) PKI
4 4 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (1.88%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.25%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.25%) Social Media
7 1 (0.63%) BBC
7 1 (0.63%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.63%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.63%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.63%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 22 (13.75%) Linux
2 16 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 15 (9.38%) Android
4 8 (5.00%) Unix
5 5 (3.13%) Windows
6 4 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.88%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.63%) CentOS
8 1 (0.63%) DC/OS
8 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.63%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (30.00%) DevOps
3 39 (24.38%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (21.88%) BDD
5 32 (20.00%) TDD
6 28 (17.50%) Test Automation
7 26 (16.25%) Microservices
8 25 (15.63%) Scrum
9 22 (13.75%) Front End Development
9 22 (13.75%) MVC
10 16 (10.00%) OO
10 16 (10.00%) SOLID
11 14 (8.75%) API Development
12 12 (7.50%) Responsive Web Design
12 12 (7.50%) Unit Testing
13 11 (6.88%) High Availability
13 11 (6.88%) iOS Development
13 11 (6.88%) Kanban
13 11 (6.88%) Problem-Solving
13 11 (6.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 69 (43.13%) JavaScript
2 58 (36.25%) Java
3 19 (11.88%) C#
4 18 (11.25%) SQL
5 15 (9.38%) Python
6 14 (8.75%) Bash Shell
6 14 (8.75%) Java 8
7 11 (6.88%) ES6
8 10 (6.25%) Apple Swift
8 10 (6.25%) T-SQL
9 9 (5.63%) Objective-C
10 8 (5.00%) PHP
11 7 (4.38%) PowerShell
12 6 (3.75%) TypeScript
13 5 (3.13%) C
13 5 (3.13%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 5 (3.13%) Groovy
13 5 (3.13%) Ruby
14 3 (1.88%) C++
14 3 (1.88%) Go
Qualifications
1 5 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (2.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.88%) CCNA
3 3 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.88%) CISSP
3 3 (1.88%) CompTIA Security+
3 3 (1.88%) Degree
3 3 (1.88%) DV Cleared
3 3 (1.88%) GIAC
3 3 (1.88%) Linux+ Certification
3 3 (1.88%) MCSE
3 3 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.88%) Network+ Certification
3 3 (1.88%) SANS
3 3 (1.88%) SSCP
4 1 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.63%) QA
2 4 (2.50%) WCAG
3 1 (0.63%) GDPR
3 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (20.00%) Docker
2 3 (1.88%) vSphere
3 1 (0.63%) KVM
Systems Management
1 26 (16.25%) Ansible
2 20 (12.50%) Kubernetes
3 13 (8.13%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (7.50%) Puppet
5 8 (5.00%) Terraform
6 4 (2.50%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (1.88%) Salt
8 2 (1.25%) HP Fortify
8 2 (1.25%) Kibana
8 2 (1.25%) logstash
8 2 (1.25%) Mesos
8 2 (1.25%) Rancher
9 1 (0.63%) Cloudify
9 1 (0.63%) Consul
9 1 (0.63%) Grafana
9 1 (0.63%) Packer
9 1 (0.63%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 13 (8.13%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.00%) Google
3 7 (4.38%) Atlassian
4 6 (3.75%) MuleSoft
4 6 (3.75%) Sitecore
5 4 (2.50%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.25%) Adobe
7 2 (1.25%) New Relic
7 2 (1.25%) Oracle
7 2 (1.25%) WSO2
8 1 (0.63%) Apple
8 1 (0.63%) Demandware
8 1 (0.63%) Dynatrace
8 1 (0.63%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.63%) SAP
8 1 (0.63%) WooCommerce