Period
to 13 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 13 November 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 Distributed Version Control System
England > West Midlands
6 months to
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 35 33 34
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 +26
Contract jobs citing Git (software) 201 312 243
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 5.11% 6.11% 5.08%
As % of the Development Applications category 33.72% 29.21% 33.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 163 179
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £450 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -4.26% +6.82%
10th Percentile £350 £338 £319
90th Percentile £544 £550 £600
England median daily rate £500 £485 £465
% change year-on-year +3.09% +4.30% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £47.50 - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +8.43%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 596 1,068 719
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.15% 20.90% 15.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 640 471
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £312 £313 £276
90th Percentile £575 £550 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 17
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% +66.67% +10.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £42.50 £13.41
90th Percentile £52.25 £61.38 £36.20
England median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +2.35% - +3.66%

Git (software)
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Git (software) as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Git (software) in the West Midlands

Git (software)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Git (software) in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Git (software) in the West Midlands

Git (software)
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Git (software) in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 13 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Git (software) in the West Midlands

Git (software)
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Git (software) in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Git (software) in the West Midlands

Git (software)
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 13 November 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
Birmingham +10 84 £475 +7.34% 36
Coventry -4 41 £450 -5.26% 10
Shropshire -14 31 £455 -2.15% 11
Warwickshire +4 10 £350 -30.00% 8
Solihull +8 9 £369 -7.81% 6
Staffordshire +19 3 - - 13
Worcestershire +1 2 £338 - 15
Git (software)
England

For the 6 months to 13 November 2019, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Git (software).

1 137 (68.16%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (45.27%) Scrum
3 89 (44.28%) Web Services
4 84 (41.79%) CSS
4 84 (41.79%) Continuous Integration
5 81 (40.30%) JavaScript
6 80 (39.80%) HTML
6 80 (39.80%) TDD
6 80 (39.80%) Jenkins
7 76 (37.81%) Azure
8 75 (37.31%) Java
9 70 (34.83%) Kanban
10 69 (34.33%) BDD
11 68 (33.83%) AngularJS
12 66 (32.84%) AWS
13 60 (29.85%) Microservices
14 59 (29.35%) Spring
15 58 (28.86%) .NET
16 56 (27.86%) C#
17 54 (26.87%) SQL
17 54 (26.87%) RESTful
18 50 (24.88%) Security Cleared
18 50 (24.88%) SOAP
19 49 (24.38%) REST
20 48 (23.88%) JUnit
20 48 (23.88%) MVC
21 45 (22.39%) Maven
21 45 (22.39%) SC Cleared
21 45 (22.39%) Docker
22 42 (20.90%) SQL Server

Git (software)
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 31 (15.42%) Confluence
2 10 (4.98%) Apache Spark
3 7 (3.48%) CMS
4 5 (2.49%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.99%) Apache
5 4 (1.99%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.49%) JBoss
6 3 (1.49%) nginx
6 3 (1.49%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.49%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.00%) Drupal
7 2 (1.00%) SAS
7 2 (1.00%) WordPress
8 1 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.50%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.50%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (7.96%) GIMP
1 16 (7.96%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.00%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 76 (37.81%) Azure
2 66 (32.84%) AWS
3 35 (17.41%) Amazon EC2
4 34 (16.92%) Amazon SQS
5 9 (4.48%) GCP
5 9 (4.48%) PaaS
6 6 (2.99%) Amazon EKS
7 5 (2.49%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (2.49%) GitHub
8 4 (1.99%) npm
8 4 (1.99%) Serverless
9 3 (1.49%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 3 (1.49%) BrowserStack
9 3 (1.49%) Google Analytics
9 3 (1.49%) IaaS
9 3 (1.49%) SaaS
10 2 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (1.00%) Azure Functions
10 2 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (1.00%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.97%) SSL
2 10 (4.98%) Kerberos
3 8 (3.98%) DNS
4 5 (2.49%) HTTP
4 5 (2.49%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.99%) DSL
5 4 (1.99%) Internet
6 2 (1.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (20.90%) SQL Server
2 34 (16.92%) Amazon RDS
3 33 (16.42%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (7.96%) Pentaho
5 14 (6.97%) MySQL
6 10 (4.98%) Apache Hive
6 10 (4.98%) Big Data
6 10 (4.98%) Impala
7 9 (4.48%) Hadoop
7 9 (4.48%) MongoDB
8 7 (3.48%) NoSQL
9 5 (2.49%) Azure SQL Database
10 4 (1.99%) Cosmos DB
10 4 (1.99%) Relational Database
11 3 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.49%) RDBMS
12 2 (1.00%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (1.00%) BusinessObjects XI
12 2 (1.00%) Redis
12 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 80 (39.80%) Jenkins
2 48 (23.88%) JUnit
3 45 (22.39%) Maven
4 41 (20.40%) JIRA
4 41 (20.40%) Mockito
4 41 (20.40%) SonarQube
5 39 (19.40%) jMock
6 38 (18.91%) DbUnit
7 26 (12.94%) gulp
8 23 (11.44%) Artifactory
8 23 (11.44%) Grunt
9 22 (10.95%) webpack
10 13 (6.47%) Vagrant
11 10 (4.98%) Cucumber
11 10 (4.98%) Karma Test Runner
11 10 (4.98%) Selenium
12 8 (3.98%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (3.48%) Jasmine
13 7 (3.48%) Sonatype Nexus
14 6 (2.99%) Gatling
General
1 28 (13.93%) Public Sector
2 9 (4.48%) Retail
3 6 (2.99%) Banking
4 1 (0.50%) Billing
4 1 (0.50%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 158 (78.61%) Developer
2 45 (22.39%) Java Developer
3 30 (14.93%) .NET Developer
4 20 (9.95%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 20 (9.95%) UI Developer
5 19 (9.45%) Lead Developer
6 16 (7.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 16 (7.96%) Platform Engineer
7 12 (5.97%) Data Engineer
7 12 (5.97%) DevOps Engineer
8 11 (5.47%) Azure Developer
9 10 (4.98%) C# Developer
10 9 (4.48%) Architect
10 9 (4.48%) Azure Engineer
10 9 (4.48%) Big Data Engineer
10 9 (4.48%) Lead .NET Developer
11 8 (3.98%) Agile Developer
11 8 (3.98%) Angular Developer
11 8 (3.98%) Backend Developer
11 8 (3.98%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (44.28%) Web Services
2 84 (41.79%) CSS
3 80 (39.80%) HTML
4 68 (33.83%) AngularJS
5 59 (29.35%) Spring
6 58 (28.86%) .NET
7 54 (26.87%) RESTful
8 50 (24.88%) SOAP
9 49 (24.38%) REST
10 41 (20.40%) ActiveMQ
10 41 (20.40%) ASP.NET
11 40 (19.90%) ASP.NET Web API
12 39 (19.40%) ASP.NET MVC
12 39 (19.40%) HTML5
13 38 (18.91%) PowerMock
14 34 (16.92%) JSON
15 33 (16.42%) Sass
16 29 (14.43%) .NET Framework
17 27 (13.43%) CSS3
17 27 (13.43%) Dapper ORM
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.95%) Enterprise Software
2 20 (9.95%) User Experience
3 10 (4.98%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (4.48%) NHS
5 6 (2.99%) Cloud Native
6 5 (2.49%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (2.49%) Robotics
7 2 (1.00%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.00%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.50%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 34 (16.92%) Linux
2 12 (5.97%) Unix
3 8 (3.98%) Windows
4 6 (2.99%) CentOS
4 6 (2.99%) CoreOS
5 4 (1.99%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (68.16%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (45.27%) Scrum
3 84 (41.79%) Continuous Integration
4 80 (39.80%) TDD
5 70 (34.83%) Kanban
6 69 (34.33%) BDD
7 60 (29.85%) Microservices
8 48 (23.88%) MVC
9 38 (18.91%) Open Source
10 31 (15.42%) DevOps
11 30 (14.93%) Architectural Design
11 30 (14.93%) SOLID
12 27 (13.43%) Migration
13 23 (11.44%) BPMN
14 18 (8.96%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 18 (8.96%) Front End Development
15 16 (7.96%) Technical Leadership
16 14 (6.97%) Configuration Management
16 14 (6.97%) Test Automation
17 11 (5.47%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 81 (40.30%) JavaScript
2 75 (37.31%) Java
3 56 (27.86%) C#
4 54 (26.87%) SQL
5 24 (11.94%) TypeScript
6 16 (7.96%) Python
7 11 (5.47%) PHP
8 10 (4.98%) ES6
9 9 (4.48%) PowerShell
10 8 (3.98%) Scala
10 8 (3.98%) Shell Script
11 7 (3.48%) Groovy
12 6 (2.99%) Go
12 6 (2.99%) Rust
13 4 (1.99%) C
13 4 (1.99%) Perl
13 4 (1.99%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.49%) Haskell
14 3 (1.49%) Ruby
15 2 (1.00%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 50 (24.88%) Security Cleared
2 45 (22.39%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.50%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.50%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.98%) WCAG
2 2 (1.00%) QA
3 1 (0.50%) PMO
System Software
1 45 (22.39%) Docker
2 33 (16.42%) Postfix
3 15 (7.46%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.99%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.50%) Firmware
6 1 (0.50%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (13.43%) Terraform
2 25 (12.44%) Ansible
3 12 (5.97%) Kubernetes
3 12 (5.97%) Puppet
4 9 (4.48%) Hadoop YARN
5 8 (3.98%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.99%) Kibana
7 3 (1.49%) Grafana
8 1 (0.50%) Salt
Vendors
1 25 (12.44%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.96%) Cloudera
3 7 (3.48%) Oracle
4 6 (2.99%) Confluent
4 6 (2.99%) Veracode
5 5 (2.49%) WSO2
6 4 (1.99%) Adobe
6 4 (1.99%) Google
7 3 (1.49%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.49%) webMethods
8 2 (1.00%) BEA
8 2 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.00%) Splunk
8 2 (1.00%) VMware
9 1 (0.50%) Blue Prism
9 1 (0.50%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.50%) UiPath
9 1 (0.50%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.50%) Zend