Period
to 16 May 2021

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 16 May 2021 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
16 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 135 131 201
Rank change year-on-year -4 +70 +1
Contract jobs citing GitLab 18 24 40
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.65% 0.72% 0.62%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.61% 4.12% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 31
10th Percentile £313 £353 £519
25th Percentile £320 £438 £563
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £600 £650
Median % change year-on-year -33.33% -7.69% +18.18%
75th Percentile £638 £725 £706
90th Percentile £654 £813 £725
Central London median daily rate £400 £600 £650
% change year-on-year -33.33% -7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.50
Central London median hourly rate - - £10.50

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 498 583 1,261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.05% 17.53% 19.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 436 931
10th Percentile £363 £375 £400
25th Percentile £450 £431 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £535 £523 £525
Median % change year-on-year +2.39% -0.48% +5.00%
75th Percentile £638 £600 £600
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £510 £525
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 6
10th Percentile " £39.95 £14.75
25th Percentile £28.50 £44.75 £19.75
Median hourly rate £29.00 £48.50 £39.25
Median % change year-on-year -40.21% +23.57% +22.66%
75th Percentile £29.50 £55.25 £56.50
90th Percentile " £59.00 £58.25
Central London median hourly rate £29.00 £48.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year -40.21% +23.57% +22.66%

GitLab
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing GitLab as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing GitLab in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for GitLab in the City of London

GitLab
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing GitLab in the City of London over the 6 months to 16 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for GitLab in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 May 2021, 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 12 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 10 (55.56%) Docker
3 8 (44.44%) DevOps
3 8 (44.44%) Python
4 7 (38.89%) Kubernetes
4 7 (38.89%) Jenkins
5 6 (33.33%) Linux
5 6 (33.33%) Java
5 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (33.33%) Terraform
6 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
6 5 (27.78%) JIRA
6 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (27.78%) Ansible
6 5 (27.78%) GCP
7 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
7 4 (22.22%) Azure
7 4 (22.22%) BDD
7 4 (22.22%) Bitbucket
7 4 (22.22%) TDD
7 4 (22.22%) Scrum
7 4 (22.22%) Spring
8 3 (16.67%) Finance
8 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
8 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
8 3 (16.67%) SOAP
8 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
8 3 (16.67%) Analytics
8 3 (16.67%) Gradle
8 3 (16.67%) Node.js

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 3 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (11.11%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) GCP
2 4 (22.22%) Azure
3 3 (16.67%) AWS
4 2 (11.11%) Amazon ECS
4 2 (11.11%) Datadog
4 2 (11.11%) GitHub
5 1 (5.56%) npm
5 1 (5.56%) OpenShift
5 1 (5.56%) PaaS
5 1 (5.56%) SaaS
5 1 (5.56%) Slack
5 1 (5.56%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) DECT
1 2 (11.11%) DNS
1 2 (11.11%) FTP
1 2 (11.11%) HTTP
1 2 (11.11%) IPv4
1 2 (11.11%) IPv6
1 2 (11.11%) Multicast
1 2 (11.11%) PPP
1 2 (11.11%) SSL
1 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 2 (11.11%) UPnP
1 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.56%) Broadband
2 1 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (11.11%) Big Data
2 2 (11.11%) BigQuery
3 1 (5.56%) Blockchain
3 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 7 (38.89%) Jenkins
3 5 (27.78%) JIRA
4 4 (22.22%) Bitbucket
5 3 (16.67%) Gradle
6 2 (11.11%) Gatling
6 2 (11.11%) GDB
6 2 (11.11%) Geb
6 2 (11.11%) Gerrit
6 2 (11.11%) Spock
7 1 (5.56%) JUnit
7 1 (5.56%) Maven
7 1 (5.56%) MLflow
7 1 (5.56%) Postman
7 1 (5.56%) REST Assured
7 1 (5.56%) Selenium
7 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
3 1 (5.56%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Developer
1 5 (27.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Platform Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Azure DevOps
4 1 (5.56%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Lead DevOps
4 1 (5.56%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) PHP Laravel Developer
4 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Spring
2 3 (16.67%) Node.js
2 3 (16.67%) SOAP
2 3 (16.67%) Spring Boot
3 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 2 (11.11%) Dropwizard
3 2 (11.11%) Ember.js
3 2 (11.11%) Guice
3 2 (11.11%) Kafka
3 2 (11.11%) OAuth
3 2 (11.11%) OAuth2
3 2 (11.11%) Ratpack
3 2 (11.11%) REST
3 2 (11.11%) WireMock
4 1 (5.56%) jQuery
4 1 (5.56%) Laravel
4 1 (5.56%) Spring Batch
4 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) OpenWrt
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
3 1 (5.56%) Unix
3 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) DevOps
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
4 4 (22.22%) BDD
4 4 (22.22%) Scrum
4 4 (22.22%) TDD
5 3 (16.67%) Analytics
5 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 3 (16.67%) Microservices
5 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
6 2 (11.11%) High Availability
6 2 (11.11%) Kanban
6 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
6 2 (11.11%) Open Source
6 2 (11.11%) OWASP
6 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Python
2 6 (33.33%) Java
3 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
4 3 (16.67%) Java 8
5 2 (11.11%) C
5 2 (11.11%) Go
5 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 2 (11.11%) SQL
5 2 (11.11%) TypeScript
6 1 (5.56%) Perl
6 1 (5.56%) PHP
6 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) JTAG
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) Kubernetes
2 6 (33.33%) Terraform
3 5 (27.78%) Ansible
4 3 (16.67%) Puppet
5 2 (11.11%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (11.11%) Grafana
5 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (11.11%) Prometheus
5 2 (11.11%) Salt
6 1 (5.56%) Icinga
6 1 (5.56%) logstash
6 1 (5.56%) Rancher
6 1 (5.56%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Google
2 1 (5.56%) Databricks
2 1 (5.56%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (5.56%) Perfecto Mobile
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.56%) Workday