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 3 months to 28 March 2017 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 37 92
Rank change year-on-year -22 +55  
Contract jobs citing Git (software) 57 101 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.56% 3.69% 1.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.87% 23.33% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 45 18
Median daily rate £450 £400 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +26.98%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £343 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £34.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +15.71% -22.22%  

Git (software) is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 302 433 232
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 13.59% 15.83% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 226 131
Median daily rate £425 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 17
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £31.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +19.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £20.00 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.38 £40.00 £39.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

Git (software)
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Git (software) as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +11 19 £475 +26.66% 10
Shropshire +10 19 £500 +25.00% 4
Staffordshire - 9 £250 - 2
Coventry -10 6 £378 -20.52% 12
Solihull - 1 £200 - 4
Git (software)
England

Git (software)
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Git (software) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Git (software).

1 90 (60.81%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (51.35%) JavaScript
3 70 (47.30%) HTML
3 70 (47.30%) CSS
4 65 (43.92%) Linux
5 63 (42.57%) Continuous Integration
5 63 (42.57%) Jenkins
6 55 (37.16%) AngularJS
7 53 (35.81%) Subversion
8 47 (31.76%) DevOps
9 42 (28.38%) PHP
9 42 (28.38%) Open Source
10 41 (27.70%) Java
10 41 (27.70%) HTTP
10 41 (27.70%) Configuration Management
11 39 (26.35%) Python
11 39 (26.35%) Puppet
12 38 (25.68%) HTML5
13 36 (24.32%) Unix
14 33 (22.30%) C#
14 33 (22.30%) MySQL
14 33 (22.30%) MongoDB
14 33 (22.30%) Node.js
14 33 (22.30%) jQuery
15 32 (21.62%) TCP/IP
15 32 (21.62%) Scrum
15 32 (21.62%) Ansible
16 31 (20.95%) Ruby
17 29 (19.59%) SQL
18 28 (18.92%) SSL

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 15 (10.14%) Confluence
2 9 (6.08%) nginx
3 7 (4.73%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.05%) Apache
5 5 (3.38%) Drupal
5 5 (3.38%) JBoss
6 4 (2.70%) WebLogic
7 3 (2.03%) Apache Solr
7 3 (2.03%) Documentum
7 3 (2.03%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (2.03%) IIS
8 2 (1.35%) CMS
8 2 (1.35%) ColdFusion
8 2 (1.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.68%) Jetty
9 1 (0.68%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.68%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 6 (4.05%) HipChat
2 2 (1.35%) Fireworks
2 2 (1.35%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.68%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.68%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 28 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (14.19%) GitHub
3 10 (6.76%) Google Analytics
4 5 (3.38%) Slack
5 4 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.70%) PaaS
6 3 (2.03%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (2.03%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 3 (2.03%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (2.03%) Amazon S3
6 3 (2.03%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (2.03%) Route 53
6 3 (2.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (1.35%) AdWords
8 1 (0.68%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (27.70%) HTTP
2 32 (21.62%) TCP/IP
3 28 (18.92%) SSL
4 7 (4.73%) DNS
4 7 (4.73%) LDAP
5 5 (3.38%) Skype
6 1 (0.68%) Extranet
6 1 (0.68%) Internet
6 1 (0.68%) Intranet
6 1 (0.68%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (22.30%) MongoDB
1 33 (22.30%) MySQL
2 22 (14.86%) SQL Server
3 21 (14.19%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (8.78%) Relational Database
5 9 (6.08%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.70%) DB2
7 3 (2.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (2.03%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.35%) Redis
8 2 (1.35%) SQLite
9 1 (0.68%) Event Store
9 1 (0.68%) RavenDB
9 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 63 (42.57%) Jenkins
2 53 (35.81%) Subversion
3 26 (17.57%) Selenium
4 21 (14.19%) JUnit
5 20 (13.51%) gulp
5 20 (13.51%) JIRA
6 17 (11.49%) Sonatype Nexus
7 15 (10.14%) Cucumber
8 13 (8.78%) TeamCity
9 12 (8.11%) Grunt
10 11 (7.43%) Jasmine
10 11 (7.43%) Protractor
10 11 (7.43%) Visual Studio
11 10 (6.76%) IntelliJ
12 9 (6.08%) Ant
12 9 (6.08%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (5.41%) Apache Ivy
13 8 (5.41%) ClearCase
13 8 (5.41%) ClearQuest
13 8 (5.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (8.11%) Finance
2 6 (4.05%) Retail
3 2 (1.35%) Advertising
3 2 (1.35%) Games
4 1 (0.68%) Electronics
4 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.68%) Marketing
4 1 (0.68%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.68%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 92 (62.16%) Developer
2 16 (10.81%) Java Developer
3 14 (9.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 12 (8.11%) PHP Developer
4 12 (8.11%) Senior Developer
5 11 (7.43%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (7.43%) JavaScript Developer
5 11 (7.43%) Scala Developer
6 10 (6.76%) Angular Developer
7 9 (6.08%) Senior DevOps
8 7 (4.73%) HTML CSS Developer
8 7 (4.73%) HTML Developer
8 7 (4.73%) Programmer
8 7 (4.73%) UI Developer
9 6 (4.05%) .NET Developer
9 6 (4.05%) Agile Developer
9 6 (4.05%) C# Developer
9 6 (4.05%) DevOps Specialist
9 6 (4.05%) Software Developer
9 6 (4.05%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (47.30%) CSS
1 70 (47.30%) HTML
2 55 (37.16%) AngularJS
3 38 (25.68%) HTML5
4 33 (22.30%) jQuery
4 33 (22.30%) Node.js
5 24 (16.22%) CSS3
6 22 (14.86%) Web Services
7 21 (14.19%) .NET
8 19 (12.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 18 (12.16%) JSON
9 18 (12.16%) Spring
10 16 (10.81%) REST
10 16 (10.81%) RESTful
11 15 (10.14%) React
12 14 (9.46%) ASP.NET
12 14 (9.46%) XML
13 13 (8.78%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (8.11%) .NET Framework
14 12 (8.11%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.78%) Mobile App
2 9 (6.08%) User Experience
3 6 (4.05%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.05%) NHS
4 4 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (2.03%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.35%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.68%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 65 (43.92%) Linux
2 36 (24.32%) Unix
3 16 (10.81%) Mac OS X
4 12 (8.11%) Apple iOS
5 11 (7.43%) Windows
6 8 (5.41%) AIX
7 6 (4.05%) Ubuntu
8 5 (3.38%) Android
9 2 (1.35%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.68%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (60.81%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (42.57%) Continuous Integration
3 47 (31.76%) DevOps
4 42 (28.38%) Open Source
5 41 (27.70%) Configuration Management
6 32 (21.62%) Scrum
7 28 (18.92%) OO
8 25 (16.89%) TDD
9 24 (16.22%) MVC
10 19 (12.84%) Web Development
11 18 (12.16%) Continuous Delivery
11 18 (12.16%) Front End Development
12 16 (10.81%) Analytics
13 15 (10.14%) Automated Testing
13 15 (10.14%) Responsive Web Design
13 15 (10.14%) Web Operations
14 13 (8.78%) Web Design
15 12 (8.11%) Mentoring
15 12 (8.11%) Software Engineering
15 12 (8.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 76 (51.35%) JavaScript
2 42 (28.38%) PHP
3 41 (27.70%) Java
4 39 (26.35%) Python
5 33 (22.30%) C#
6 31 (20.95%) Ruby
7 29 (19.59%) SQL
8 18 (12.16%) Scala
9 13 (8.78%) T-SQL
10 9 (6.08%) TypeScript
11 8 (5.41%) Groovy
12 7 (4.73%) Perl
13 6 (4.05%) Haskell
14 5 (3.38%) PowerShell
15 4 (2.70%) ECMAScript
15 4 (2.70%) PHP 5
16 3 (2.03%) Bash Shell
17 2 (1.35%) ES6
17 2 (1.35%) PL/SQL
18 1 (0.68%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 9 (6.08%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.41%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (3.38%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.70%) Degree
5 2 (1.35%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.05%) QA
2 4 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.68%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.68%) WAI
System Software
1 13 (8.78%) Docker
2 1 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 39 (26.35%) Puppet
2 32 (21.62%) Ansible
3 28 (18.92%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (11.49%) Salt
5 9 (6.08%) Kibana
6 6 (4.05%) Grafana
7 4 (2.70%) logstash
7 4 (2.70%) Terraform
8 3 (2.03%) collectd
8 3 (2.03%) StatsD
9 1 (0.68%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.68%) Plesk
9 1 (0.68%) Rundeck
9 1 (0.68%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (11.49%) Rackspace
2 14 (9.46%) Google
3 4 (2.70%) IBM
3 4 (2.70%) Oracle
3 4 (2.70%) WSO2
4 3 (2.03%) Adobe
4 3 (2.03%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.03%) SaltStack
4 3 (2.03%) webMethods
5 2 (1.35%) Apple
5 2 (1.35%) MuleSoft
5 2 (1.35%) Pega
5 2 (1.35%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.68%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.68%) CA
6 1 (0.68%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (0.68%) Coverity
6 1 (0.68%) HP
6 1 (0.68%) VMware