Period
to 5 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 5 December 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.

GitLab
Central London > City of London
6 months to
5 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 201 200 232
Rank change year-on-year -1 +32 +12
Contract jobs citing GitLab 21 68 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.37% 0.95% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.15% 4.26% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 53 12
City of London median daily rate £650 £638 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.96% +15.91% +29.41%
10th Percentile £498 £289 £436
90th Percentile £750 £723 £575
Central London median daily rate £650 £600 £550
% change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% +29.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 975 1,595 1,382
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.96% 22.28% 19.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 758 1,331 1,097
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £363
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £512 £513 £500
% change year-on-year -0.05% +2.60% +5.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
City of London median hourly rate £52.00 £39.25 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.48% +53.92% -21.54%
10th Percentile £30.65 £35.83 £23.24
90th Percentile £90.50 £42.88 £59.45
Central London median hourly rate £52.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +48.57% +16.67% -7.69%

GitLab
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing GitLab as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for GitLab in the City of London

GitLab
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing GitLab in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for GitLab in the City of London

GitLab
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GitLab in the City of London over the 6 months to 5 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GitLab in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 December 2019, 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 City of London region with a requirement for GitLab.

1 13 (61.90%) Java
1 13 (61.90%) Linux
1 13 (61.90%) Docker
2 12 (57.14%) TDD
3 11 (52.38%) Spring
3 11 (52.38%) Git (software)
3 11 (52.38%) Kubernetes
3 11 (52.38%) Kafka
3 11 (52.38%) Jenkins
3 11 (52.38%) Spring Boot
4 10 (47.62%) Terraform
4 10 (47.62%) WireMock
4 10 (47.62%) Java 8
4 10 (47.62%) AngularJS
4 10 (47.62%) OAuth2
4 10 (47.62%) Microservices
4 10 (47.62%) Domain-Driven Design
4 10 (47.62%) OAuth
4 10 (47.62%) BDD
4 10 (47.62%) REST
5 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (42.86%) SSL
5 9 (42.86%) DNS
5 9 (42.86%) FTP
5 9 (42.86%) HTTP
5 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
5 9 (42.86%) SOAP
5 9 (42.86%) Guice
5 9 (42.86%) OWASP
5 9 (42.86%) Software Engineering

GitLab
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 7 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.76%) Jupyter
Cloud Services
1 8 (38.10%) AWS
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (4.76%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) DNS
1 9 (42.86%) FTP
1 9 (42.86%) HTTP
1 9 (42.86%) SSL
1 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 6 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (9.52%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (52.38%) Git (software)
1 11 (52.38%) Jenkins
2 9 (42.86%) Gatling
2 9 (42.86%) Geb
2 9 (42.86%) Gradle
2 9 (42.86%) Spock
3 4 (19.05%) gulp
4 3 (14.29%) JIRA
5 1 (4.76%) Artifactory
5 1 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.76%) JUnit
5 1 (4.76%) Maven
5 1 (4.76%) SonarQube
5 1 (4.76%) webpack
General
1 3 (14.29%) Banking
1 3 (14.29%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Developer
2 10 (47.62%) Java Developer
3 7 (33.33%) Agile Developer
3 7 (33.33%) Agile Java Developer
4 3 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Python Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Python Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.76%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (4.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Data Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Data Scientist
5 1 (4.76%) DevOps Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Senior DevOps
5 1 (4.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) Kafka
1 11 (52.38%) Spring
1 11 (52.38%) Spring Boot
2 10 (47.62%) AngularJS
2 10 (47.62%) OAuth
2 10 (47.62%) OAuth2
2 10 (47.62%) REST
2 10 (47.62%) WireMock
3 9 (42.86%) Dropwizard
3 9 (42.86%) Guice
3 9 (42.86%) Ratpack
3 9 (42.86%) SOAP
4 7 (33.33%) Ember.js
5 5 (23.81%) CSS
5 5 (23.81%) HTML
6 3 (14.29%) Django
6 3 (14.29%) Flask
7 2 (9.52%) HTML5
7 2 (9.52%) Web Services
8 1 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) TDD
2 10 (47.62%) BDD
2 10 (47.62%) Domain-Driven Design
2 10 (47.62%) Microservices
3 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (42.86%) OWASP
3 9 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 8 (38.10%) DevOps
5 7 (33.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure as Code
8 1 (4.76%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (4.76%) Cryptocurrency
8 1 (4.76%) Fintech
8 1 (4.76%) SDET
8 1 (4.76%) Security Hardening
8 1 (4.76%) Sprint Planning
8 1 (4.76%) Sprint Retrospective
8 1 (4.76%) Task Automation
8 1 (4.76%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) Java
2 10 (47.62%) Java 8
3 9 (42.86%) TypeScript
4 8 (38.10%) Python
5 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 4 (19.05%) Bash Shell
7 2 (9.52%) ES6
8 1 (4.76%) C++
8 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) AWS Certification
2 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 13 (61.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (52.38%) Kubernetes
2 10 (47.62%) Terraform
3 9 (42.86%) Docker Swarm
4 5 (23.81%) Ansible
5 4 (19.05%) Puppet
6 2 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (4.76%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (4.76%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Cypress Semiconductor
1 1 (4.76%) Google
1 1 (4.76%) New Relic