Period
to 13 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for GitLab skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GitLab over the 6 months to 13 August 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.

GitLab
London > Central London
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 117 253 203
Rank change year-on-year +136 -50 +50
Contract jobs citing GitLab 30 27 88
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 1.17% 0.32% 0.96%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.71% 1.72% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 60
Median daily rate £475 £583 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.45% +5.91% +15.79%
10th Percentile £347 £475 £332
90th Percentile £600 £675 £713
London median daily rate £544 £550 £525
% change year-on-year -1.14% +4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

GitLab 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 Central London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 525 1,566 2,077
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 20.43% 18.79% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 1,195 1,658
Median daily rate £509 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.10% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £362 £375 £363
90th Percentile £650 £656 £650
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £56.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +60.00% +37.25%
10th Percentile £33.88 £20.45 £28.60
90th Percentile £52.63 £79.00 £69.31
Median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -26.32% +5.56% +38.46%

GitLab
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing GitLab as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for GitLab in Central London

GitLab
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing GitLab in Central London.

Daily rate trend for GitLab in Central London

GitLab
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing GitLab in Central London over the 6 months to 13 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for GitLab in Central London

GitLab
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GitLab within the Central London region over the 6 months to 13 August 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
City of London +109 28 £468 -23.05% 8
West End of London - 1 £495 -
City of Westminster - 1 £495 -
GitLab
London

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing GitLab 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 Central London region with a requirement for GitLab.

1 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (53.33%) Jenkins
3 15 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 15 (50.00%) Java
4 14 (46.67%) Python
5 13 (43.33%) DevOps
6 12 (40.00%) AWS
7 11 (36.67%) SQL
8 9 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (30.00%) Ansible
8 9 (30.00%) GCP
8 9 (30.00%) Continuous Deployment
9 8 (26.67%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (26.67%) Terraform
9 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
9 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
10 7 (23.33%) Azure
10 7 (23.33%) Banking
10 7 (23.33%) Spring
11 6 (20.00%) Hibernate
11 6 (20.00%) Finance
11 6 (20.00%) Unix
11 6 (20.00%) Data Modelling
11 6 (20.00%) ETL
11 6 (20.00%) Configuration Management
11 6 (20.00%) Scala
11 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (20.00%) Big Data
11 6 (20.00%) PySpark
11 6 (20.00%) Anaconda

GitLab
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 8 (26.67%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (20.00%) Apache Spark
3 5 (16.67%) Tornado
4 4 (13.33%) Confluence
5 2 (6.67%) SAS
5 2 (6.67%) WebLogic
6 1 (3.33%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 12 (40.00%) AWS
2 9 (30.00%) GCP
3 7 (23.33%) Azure
4 2 (6.67%) Amazon EKS
4 2 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (6.67%) Kong
4 2 (6.67%) Power Platform
5 1 (3.33%) Amazon ECS
5 1 (3.33%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (3.33%) Azure Stack
5 1 (3.33%) Datadog
5 1 (3.33%) GitHub
5 1 (3.33%) OpenShift
5 1 (3.33%) Serverless
5 1 (3.33%) SonarCloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (20.00%) Big Data
3 5 (16.67%) Apache Hive
3 5 (16.67%) MySQL
4 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
5 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (10.00%) NoSQL
6 2 (6.67%) Base SAS
6 2 (6.67%) BusinessObjects XI
6 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
6 2 (6.67%) Pentaho
6 2 (6.67%) Power BI
6 2 (6.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 2 (6.67%) SAS EBI
7 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.33%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 16 (53.33%) Jenkins
2 15 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (16.67%) Artifactory
3 5 (16.67%) Hudson
3 5 (16.67%) Maven
3 5 (16.67%) ProC
4 4 (13.33%) Cucumber
4 4 (13.33%) JIRA
5 3 (10.00%) JUnit
6 2 (6.67%) gulp
6 2 (6.67%) SonarQube
6 2 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (6.67%) Subversion
7 1 (3.33%) CircleCI
7 1 (3.33%) Jasmine
7 1 (3.33%) Snyk
7 1 (3.33%) Travis CI
7 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (23.33%) Banking
2 6 (20.00%) Finance
3 3 (10.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (10.00%) Public Sector
4 2 (6.67%) Police
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Developer
2 9 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Data Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 4 (13.33%) AWS Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Integration Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Java Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior DevOps
5 2 (6.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) AWS DevOps
6 1 (3.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Azure Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Big Data Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Pentaho Developer
6 1 (3.33%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) Spring
2 6 (20.00%) Anaconda
2 6 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 6 (20.00%) PySpark
3 5 (16.67%) CSS
3 5 (16.67%) CSS3
3 5 (16.67%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (16.67%) Flask
3 5 (16.67%) HTML
3 5 (16.67%) HTML5
3 5 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (16.67%) Twisted
4 3 (10.00%) Celery
4 3 (10.00%) Kafka
4 3 (10.00%) LDAP
4 3 (10.00%) Node.js
4 3 (10.00%) React
5 2 (6.67%) MEAN Stack
5 2 (6.67%) Sequelize
5 2 (6.67%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (10.00%) Blog
2 3 (10.00%) Credit Risk
3 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.33%) iPad
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Unix
2 4 (13.33%) Linux
3 3 (10.00%) Mac OS X
4 2 (6.67%) Windows
5 1 (3.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (43.33%) DevOps
3 9 (30.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 6 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 6 (20.00%) ETL
4 6 (20.00%) Microservices
5 5 (16.67%) Analytics
5 5 (16.67%) Deployment Automation
5 5 (16.67%) Open Source
5 5 (16.67%) Scrum
5 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure as Code
6 4 (13.33%) Machine Learning
7 3 (10.00%) Business Continuity
7 3 (10.00%) Economics
7 3 (10.00%) High Availability
7 3 (10.00%) TDD
7 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) Java
2 14 (46.67%) Python
3 11 (36.67%) SQL
4 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
5 6 (20.00%) Scala
6 4 (13.33%) Shell Script
7 2 (6.67%) Perl
7 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
7 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
7 2 (6.67%) SAS Macro
8 1 (3.33%) Groovy
8 1 (3.33%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) AWS Certification
3 2 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (6.67%) Degree
4 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) Ansible
2 8 (26.67%) Terraform
3 4 (13.33%) Kubernetes
4 3 (10.00%) Grafana
4 3 (10.00%) Kibana
5 1 (3.33%) Packer
5 1 (3.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Cloudera
1 5 (16.67%) Google
1 5 (16.67%) Hortonworks
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.33%) Splunk