Period
to 25 April 2019

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 25 April 2019 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
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 716 769 754
Rank change year-on-year +53 -15 +64
Contract jobs citing git-flow 141 116 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.11% 0.082%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.72% 0.59% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 76 50
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +15.38%
10th Percentile £363 £359 £300
90th Percentile £619 £660 £539
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £449 £375
% change year-on-year -5.29% +19.67% +7.14%
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 19,540 19,514 15,291
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.58% 19.31% 16.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,135 13,482 10,302
UK median daily rate £480 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +11.76% +1.80%
10th Percentile £331 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 297 215 301
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +1.19% -1.06%
10th Percentile £25.46 £28.40 £20.75
90th Percentile £55.00 £67.25 £54.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year +3.53% +3.66% -2.38%

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing git-flow over the 6 months to 25 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for git-flow in the UK

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Top 10 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 25 April 2019. 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 +37 137 £475 - 6
London +43 75 £531 +11.84%
UK excluding London +7 64 £425 -5.29% 6
South East +3 41 £425 -22.73% 3
North of England +15 13 £413 -2.94%
East of England +21 9 £420 +5.00%
North West +5 5 £373 -17.22%
Yorkshire +11 4 £413 -2.94%
North East - 4 £473 -
Scotland +12 2 £488 +30.00%

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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.

1 105 (74.47%) Git (software)
2 81 (57.45%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (48.23%) JavaScript
4 53 (37.59%) AngularJS
5 48 (34.04%) Java
6 46 (32.62%) Jenkins
6 46 (32.62%) DevOps
7 44 (31.21%) CSS
8 42 (29.79%) TDD
8 42 (29.79%) Node.js
8 42 (29.79%) Continuous Integration
9 40 (28.37%) JIRA
10 39 (27.66%) HTML
11 38 (26.95%) Microsoft Azure
12 36 (25.53%) Docker
13 35 (24.82%) RESTful
14 32 (22.70%) Microservices
15 31 (21.99%) React
15 31 (21.99%) Amazon AWS
16 30 (21.28%) Test Automation
17 28 (19.86%) Finance
18 27 (19.15%) User Experience
19 25 (17.73%) GitHub
20 24 (17.02%) BDD
20 24 (17.02%) Spring
21 23 (16.31%) JSON
21 23 (16.31%) Sass
22 22 (15.60%) Ansible
23 21 (14.89%) SQL
23 21 (14.89%) JUnit

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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 17 (12.06%) Confluence
2 9 (6.38%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.96%) CMS
4 5 (3.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (3.55%) Apache Solr
4 5 (3.55%) Umbraco
5 4 (2.84%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (2.84%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.13%) CoreMedia CMS
7 2 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.42%) WordPress
8 1 (0.71%) Apache
8 1 (0.71%) Hyperledger
8 1 (0.71%) Kentico
8 1 (0.71%) Marvel
8 1 (0.71%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.84%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (2.13%) Fredhopper
2 3 (2.13%) Magento
2 3 (2.13%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (1.42%) SDL Web 8
4 1 (0.71%) Quorum
4 1 (0.71%) R3 Corda
4 1 (0.71%) Ripple XRP
Cloud Services
1 38 (26.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (21.99%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (17.73%) GitHub
4 11 (7.80%) npm
5 10 (7.09%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (3.55%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (3.55%) Azure Data Factory
6 5 (3.55%) Google Analytics
6 5 (3.55%) IaaS
6 5 (3.55%) Serverless
7 4 (2.84%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (2.84%) PaaS
8 3 (2.13%) Algolia
8 3 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (2.13%) Yarn
9 2 (1.42%) Google Tag Manager
9 2 (1.42%) Heroku
9 2 (1.42%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.71%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.71%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.80%) HTTP
2 4 (2.84%) Bluetooth
2 4 (2.84%) HTTPS
3 3 (2.13%) Internet
4 2 (1.42%) FTP
4 2 (1.42%) SMTP
4 2 (1.42%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.77%) MongoDB
1 18 (12.77%) NoSQL
2 13 (9.22%) MySQL
3 12 (8.51%) SQL Server
4 9 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (5.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (4.26%) Cosmos DB
6 6 (4.26%) HSQLDB
6 6 (4.26%) Redis
7 5 (3.55%) Cloudant
7 5 (3.55%) Power BI
7 5 (3.55%) RDBMS
7 5 (3.55%) Relational Database
7 5 (3.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (2.84%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.71%) Big Data
9 1 (0.71%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.71%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 105 (74.47%) Git (software)
2 46 (32.62%) Jenkins
3 40 (28.37%) JIRA
4 21 (14.89%) JUnit
5 18 (12.77%) Cucumber
5 18 (12.77%) Selenium
6 17 (12.06%) Bitbucket
6 17 (12.06%) Maven
7 13 (9.22%) gulp
7 13 (9.22%) Visual Studio
8 12 (8.51%) GitLab
8 12 (8.51%) Mockito
8 12 (8.51%) webpack
9 11 (7.80%) TeamCity
10 10 (7.09%) Grunt
11 9 (6.38%) CircleCI
11 9 (6.38%) JMeter
11 9 (6.38%) Travis CI
12 7 (4.96%) Gerrit
12 7 (4.96%) PostCSS
General
1 28 (19.86%) Finance
2 15 (10.64%) Banking
3 4 (2.84%) Retail
4 3 (2.13%) Games
4 3 (2.13%) Legal
5 2 (1.42%) Law
5 2 (1.42%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.71%) Automotive
6 1 (0.71%) Back Office
6 1 (0.71%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.71%) French Language
6 1 (0.71%) German Language
6 1 (0.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 105 (74.47%) Developer
2 26 (18.44%) Full Stack Developer
3 18 (12.77%) Java Developer
4 16 (11.35%) JavaScript Developer
4 16 (11.35%) Senior Developer
5 9 (6.38%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (6.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 9 (6.38%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (5.67%) .NET Developer
7 6 (4.26%) Android Developer
7 6 (4.26%) Angular Developer
7 6 (4.26%) AWS DevOps
7 6 (4.26%) Azure Engineer
7 6 (4.26%) C# Developer
8 5 (3.55%) Azure Developer
8 5 (3.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 5 (3.55%) Data Engineer
8 5 (3.55%) DevOps Architect
8 5 (3.55%) iOS Developer
8 5 (3.55%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (37.59%) AngularJS
2 44 (31.21%) CSS
3 42 (29.79%) Node.js
4 39 (27.66%) HTML
5 35 (24.82%) RESTful
6 31 (21.99%) React
7 24 (17.02%) Spring
8 23 (16.31%) JSON
8 23 (16.31%) Sass
9 20 (14.18%) REST
10 19 (13.48%) Spring Boot
11 18 (12.77%) .NET
11 18 (12.77%) Vue.js
12 17 (12.06%) HTML5
13 16 (11.35%) jQuery
14 14 (9.93%) Hibernate
15 12 (8.51%) Redux
16 11 (7.80%) Swagger
17 10 (7.09%) CSS3
17 10 (7.09%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 27 (19.15%) User Experience
2 7 (4.96%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (4.96%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (3.55%) Fintech
3 5 (3.55%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.55%) Mobile Payment
4 3 (2.13%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.42%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.71%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.71%) BBC
6 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.71%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.71%) iPad
6 1 (0.71%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.71%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.71%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.71%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.93%) Linux
1 14 (9.93%) Unix
2 11 (7.80%) Android
3 10 (7.09%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.55%) VMS
5 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (57.45%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (32.62%) DevOps
3 42 (29.79%) Continuous Integration
3 42 (29.79%) TDD
4 32 (22.70%) Microservices
5 30 (21.28%) Test Automation
6 24 (17.02%) BDD
7 20 (14.18%) Unit Testing
8 18 (12.77%) Scrum
9 17 (12.06%) Front End Development
9 17 (12.06%) Kanban
10 15 (10.64%) OO
11 14 (9.93%) SDLC
12 13 (9.22%) SOLID
13 12 (8.51%) MVC
13 12 (8.51%) QA Automation
14 11 (7.80%) Data Modelling
14 11 (7.80%) OOP
14 11 (7.80%) Responsive Web Design
15 9 (6.38%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 68 (48.23%) JavaScript
2 48 (34.04%) Java
3 21 (14.89%) SQL
4 20 (14.18%) Python
5 17 (12.06%) ES6
6 14 (9.93%) C#
7 11 (7.80%) Groovy
7 11 (7.80%) Java 8
7 11 (7.80%) Scala
8 10 (7.09%) ES7
9 9 (6.38%) Ruby
9 9 (6.38%) T-SQL
10 7 (4.96%) ES8
10 7 (4.96%) Haskell
10 7 (4.96%) OCaml
10 7 (4.96%) TypeScript
11 5 (3.55%) Apple Swift
11 5 (3.55%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 5 (3.55%) Go
12 4 (2.84%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (6.38%) Degree
2 5 (3.55%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.13%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.42%) BC Cleared
4 2 (1.42%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.35%) QA
2 3 (2.13%) WCAG
3 1 (0.71%) GDPR
System Software
1 36 (25.53%) Docker
2 5 (3.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 22 (15.60%) Ansible
2 17 (12.06%) Puppet
3 16 (11.35%) Kubernetes
4 13 (9.22%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (6.38%) Rancher
6 5 (3.55%) Docker Swarm
6 5 (3.55%) Terraform
7 1 (0.71%) Kibana
7 1 (0.71%) logstash
Vendors
1 19 (13.48%) Google
2 11 (7.80%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.67%) Adobe
4 7 (4.96%) Atlassian
5 5 (3.55%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.84%) Sitecore
7 3 (2.13%) Elastic Path
7 3 (2.13%) hybris
7 3 (2.13%) IBM
7 3 (2.13%) Oracle
7 3 (2.13%) SAP
8 2 (1.42%) Facebook
8 2 (1.42%) Instagram
8 2 (1.42%) Twitter
9 1 (0.71%) Dynatrace
9 1 (0.71%) New Relic
9 1 (0.71%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.71%) WooCommerce