Period
to 8 April 2020

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 8 April 2020 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
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 26 23 31
Rank change year-on-year -3 +8 +26
Contract jobs citing Git (software) 153 361 270
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 5.58% 7.22% 5.64%
As % of the Development Applications category 33.26% 30.16% 32.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 210 206
Median daily rate £470 £463 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.62% - +2.78%
10th Percentile £350 £337 £322
90th Percentile £548 £570 £600
England median daily rate £500 £500 £480
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £50.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -30.69% -
England median hourly rate £42.00 £50.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -16.00% +11.11% +9.76%

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 460 1,197 832
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.78% 23.94% 17.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 727 533
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £275
90th Percentile £565 £588 £600
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 13
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -2.44% +29.68%
Median hourly rate £40.00 £43.00 £44.75
% change year-on-year -6.98% -3.91% +9.15%

Git (software)
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Git (software) as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Git (software) in the West Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Git (software) in the West Midlands

Git (software)
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Git (software) in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 8 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Git (software) in the West Midlands

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

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Git (software) in the West Midlands.

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 8 April 2020. 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 +8 65 £500 +11.11% 27
Shropshire +2 51 £425 -9.57% 5
Coventry -20 21 £500 +5.26% 4
Warwickshire +10 7 £350 - 6
Worcestershire +24 4 - - 6
Solihull +6 1 - - 3
Git (software)
England

For the 6 months to 8 April 2020, 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 92 (60.13%) Jenkins
2 90 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (54.90%) Java
4 75 (49.02%) AWS
5 74 (48.37%) SQL
6 67 (43.79%) Microservices
7 65 (42.48%) Continuous Integration
8 64 (41.83%) Maven
9 61 (39.87%) Spring
10 59 (38.56%) Scrum
11 58 (37.91%) Azure
12 57 (37.25%) TDD
13 56 (36.60%) JUnit
14 53 (34.64%) BDD
15 49 (32.03%) Web Services
16 48 (31.37%) Mockito
17 46 (30.07%) RESTful
18 43 (28.10%) Open Source
18 43 (28.10%) REST
19 41 (26.80%) SOAP
19 41 (26.80%) PostgreSQL
20 40 (26.14%) SonarQube
21 39 (25.49%) Security Cleared
22 37 (24.18%) JIRA
22 37 (24.18%) Unix
22 37 (24.18%) DevOps
22 37 (24.18%) AngularJS
23 36 (23.53%) Public Sector
23 36 (23.53%) ActiveMQ
23 36 (23.53%) Kanban

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 29 (18.95%) Confluence
2 17 (11.11%) WebLogic
3 12 (7.84%) SAS
4 9 (5.88%) Apache Spark
5 5 (3.27%) Apache
6 4 (2.61%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.96%) JBoss
8 2 (1.31%) CMS
8 2 (1.31%) nginx
8 2 (1.31%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.31%) WordPress
9 1 (0.65%) Documentum
9 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.31%) GIMP
2 2 (1.31%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.65%) Camtasia
3 1 (0.65%) MadCap Flare
Business Applications
1 3 (1.96%) SAP FI-CA
1 3 (1.96%) SAP PSCD
2 2 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 75 (49.02%) AWS
2 58 (37.91%) Azure
3 34 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
3 34 (22.22%) Amazon SQS
4 13 (8.50%) PaaS
5 8 (5.23%) GCP
5 8 (5.23%) Power Platform
6 7 (4.58%) BrowserStack
6 7 (4.58%) GitHub
7 6 (3.92%) Amazon EKS
7 6 (3.92%) Serverless
8 5 (3.27%) Google Analytics
8 5 (3.27%) SaaS
9 4 (2.61%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (2.61%) Azure Functions
9 4 (2.61%) IaaS
10 3 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (1.96%) Monitis
10 3 (1.96%) Slack
11 1 (0.65%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.50%) DNS
2 12 (7.84%) SSL
3 9 (5.88%) Kerberos
4 7 (4.58%) HTTP
5 6 (3.92%) DSL
6 5 (3.27%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.96%) Network Security
8 1 (0.65%) DHCP
8 1 (0.65%) Diameter Protocol
8 1 (0.65%) FTP
8 1 (0.65%) IPsec
8 1 (0.65%) SSH
8 1 (0.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (26.80%) PostgreSQL
2 34 (22.22%) Amazon RDS
3 20 (13.07%) Hadoop
3 20 (13.07%) MongoDB
4 19 (12.42%) SQL Server
5 17 (11.11%) Pentaho
6 16 (10.46%) NoSQL
7 12 (7.84%) Amazon Redshift
7 12 (7.84%) Apache Hive
7 12 (7.84%) Oracle Database
8 11 (7.19%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (5.88%) Impala
10 8 (5.23%) Big Data
10 8 (5.23%) Power BI
11 7 (4.58%) BusinessObjects XI
11 7 (4.58%) SAS EBI
12 6 (3.92%) MySQL
13 4 (2.61%) Cosmos DB
14 3 (1.96%) Azure SQL Database
15 2 (1.31%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 92 (60.13%) Jenkins
2 64 (41.83%) Maven
3 56 (36.60%) JUnit
4 48 (31.37%) Mockito
5 40 (26.14%) SonarQube
6 37 (24.18%) JIRA
7 36 (23.53%) DbUnit
7 36 (23.53%) jMock
8 28 (18.30%) Artifactory
9 26 (16.99%) Bitbucket
9 26 (16.99%) Cucumber
10 17 (11.11%) Selenium
11 15 (9.80%) Gradle
12 8 (5.23%) Gatling
13 7 (4.58%) Sonatype Nexus
14 6 (3.92%) CircleCI
14 6 (3.92%) WebDriver
14 6 (3.92%) webpack
15 5 (3.27%) gulp
16 4 (2.61%) SoapUI
General
1 36 (23.53%) Public Sector
2 6 (3.92%) Banking
3 3 (1.96%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.96%) Retail
4 2 (1.31%) Automotive
4 2 (1.31%) Marketing
4 2 (1.31%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.65%) Electronics
5 1 (0.65%) Finance
5 1 (0.65%) Law
Job Titles
1 91 (59.48%) Developer
2 57 (37.25%) Java Developer
3 15 (9.80%) Platform Engineer
4 13 (8.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 13 (8.50%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 12 (7.84%) .NET Developer
5 12 (7.84%) Data Engineer
6 11 (7.19%) Azure Developer
7 8 (5.23%) Analyst
7 8 (5.23%) Azure DevOps
7 8 (5.23%) Software Engineer
8 6 (3.92%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 6 (3.92%) Azure Engineer
8 6 (3.92%) Big Data Engineer
8 6 (3.92%) Lead Developer
8 6 (3.92%) Test Analyst
9 5 (3.27%) Full Stack Developer
9 5 (3.27%) Python Engineer
9 5 (3.27%) Senior Developer
9 5 (3.27%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (39.87%) Spring
2 49 (32.03%) Web Services
3 46 (30.07%) RESTful
4 43 (28.10%) REST
5 41 (26.80%) SOAP
6 37 (24.18%) AngularJS
7 36 (23.53%) ActiveMQ
7 36 (23.53%) PowerMock
8 33 (21.57%) CSS
9 31 (20.26%) HTML
10 28 (18.30%) Hibernate
10 28 (18.30%) Spring Cloud
11 27 (17.65%) JPA
12 23 (15.03%) JSON
13 22 (14.38%) .NET
14 19 (12.42%) Node.js
14 19 (12.42%) XML
15 18 (11.76%) Spring Boot
16 17 (11.11%) J2EE
17 15 (9.80%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.54%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (5.88%) Robotics
2 9 (5.88%) User Experience
3 7 (4.58%) Cloud Native
4 5 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.61%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.61%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.96%) NHS
7 2 (1.31%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 37 (24.18%) Unix
2 30 (19.61%) Linux
3 7 (4.58%) Windows
4 6 (3.92%) CentOS
4 6 (3.92%) CoreOS
5 2 (1.31%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (43.79%) Microservices
3 65 (42.48%) Continuous Integration
4 59 (38.56%) Scrum
5 57 (37.25%) TDD
6 53 (34.64%) BDD
7 43 (28.10%) Open Source
8 37 (24.18%) DevOps
9 36 (23.53%) Kanban
10 28 (18.30%) Migration
11 24 (15.69%) BPMN
12 21 (13.73%) Process Improvement
13 19 (12.42%) Analytics
13 19 (12.42%) Test Automation
14 17 (11.11%) Biometrics
14 17 (11.11%) Software Engineering
15 16 (10.46%) MVC
16 14 (9.15%) Data Analytics
16 14 (9.15%) Test Strategy
17 13 (8.50%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (54.90%) Java
2 74 (48.37%) SQL
3 26 (16.99%) JavaScript
4 24 (15.69%) PL/SQL
5 22 (14.38%) Python
6 20 (13.07%) C#
7 12 (7.84%) Shell Script
8 9 (5.88%) Scala
9 8 (5.23%) Groovy
10 7 (4.58%) Go
10 7 (4.58%) Rust
11 5 (3.27%) Bash Shell
11 5 (3.27%) TypeScript
12 4 (2.61%) PHP
13 3 (1.96%) ES6
13 3 (1.96%) Java 8
14 2 (1.31%) Haskell
14 2 (1.31%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.31%) Ruby
14 2 (1.31%) VBA
Qualifications
1 39 (25.49%) Security Cleared
2 34 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.96%) ISEB
3 3 (1.96%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.65%) QA
1 1 (0.65%) WCAG
System Software
1 33 (21.57%) Docker
1 33 (21.57%) Postfix
2 9 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.96%) HDFS
3 3 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 34 (22.22%) Ansible
1 34 (22.22%) Terraform
2 13 (8.50%) Kubernetes
3 8 (5.23%) Hadoop YARN
4 7 (4.58%) Grafana
4 7 (4.58%) Kibana
5 6 (3.92%) Puppet
6 4 (2.61%) Prometheus
7 3 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.65%) logstash
Vendors
1 30 (19.61%) Oracle
2 21 (13.73%) Cloudera
3 19 (12.42%) Microsoft
4 12 (7.84%) BEA
5 7 (4.58%) Google
6 6 (3.92%) Confluent
6 6 (3.92%) Veracode
7 5 (3.27%) webMethods
8 4 (2.61%) SAP
8 4 (2.61%) Trillium
9 3 (1.96%) Adobe
10 2 (1.31%) Blue Prism
10 2 (1.31%) Tableau
10 2 (1.31%) UiPath
11 1 (0.65%) Pega