Period
to 24 July 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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 145 111 208
Rank change year-on-year -34 +97 -29
Contract jobs citing GitLab 22 26 27
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.65% 1.07% 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.64% 5.64% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 24 18
10th Percentile £313 £359 £519
25th Percentile £318 £431 £531
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £523 £638
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% -18.04% +8.51%
75th Percentile £643 £647 £675
90th Percentile £655 £798 "
Central London median daily rate £475 £520 £590
% change year-on-year -8.65% -11.86% +4.89%
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 605 461 1,171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.81% 19.03% 17.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 329 894
10th Percentile £402 £369 £388
25th Percentile £463 £450 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £515 £525
Median % change year-on-year +6.80% -1.90% +2.44%
75th Percentile £644 £600 £588
90th Percentile £713 £665 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £510 £525
% change year-on-year +7.84% -2.86% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 6
10th Percentile £25.58 £36.50 £14.75
25th Percentile £26.06 £42.13 £19.75
Median hourly rate £27.25 £50.75 £38.75
Median % change year-on-year -46.31% +30.97% +21.09%
75th Percentile £28.56 £58.44 £56.50
90th Percentile £29.13 £60.13 £58.25
Central London median hourly rate £27.25 £50.75 £38.75
% change year-on-year -46.31% +30.97% +21.09%

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 24 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for GitLab in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (54.55%) DevOps
2 11 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 8 (36.36%) Docker
3 8 (36.36%) Kubernetes
3 8 (36.36%) Jenkins
3 8 (36.36%) Java
3 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (31.82%) Python
5 6 (27.27%) Scrum
5 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (27.27%) AWS
5 6 (27.27%) Bash Shell
5 6 (27.27%) Terraform
6 5 (22.73%) Ansible
6 5 (22.73%) Azure
6 5 (22.73%) JIRA
6 5 (22.73%) Spring
6 5 (22.73%) SQL
6 5 (22.73%) Finance
7 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
7 4 (18.18%) Linux
7 4 (18.18%) Web Services
7 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
7 4 (18.18%) Microservices
7 4 (18.18%) GCP
7 4 (18.18%) Spring Boot
8 3 (13.64%) Continuous Deployment
8 3 (13.64%) Analytics
8 3 (13.64%) JSON
8 3 (13.64%) Open Source

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 2 (9.09%) Confluence
1 2 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) AWS
2 5 (22.73%) Azure
3 4 (18.18%) GCP
4 2 (9.09%) Datadog
4 2 (9.09%) GitHub
5 1 (4.55%) Amazon ECS
5 1 (4.55%) Amazon EKS
5 1 (4.55%) Kong
5 1 (4.55%) Quay.io
5 1 (4.55%) SaaS
5 1 (4.55%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) DECT
1 2 (9.09%) IPv4
1 2 (9.09%) IPv6
1 2 (9.09%) Multicast
1 2 (9.09%) PPP
1 2 (9.09%) UPnP
1 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.55%) Broadband
2 1 (4.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) MongoDB
2 2 (9.09%) Big Data
2 2 (9.09%) BigQuery
2 2 (9.09%) Blockchain
2 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.55%) CouchDB
3 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (36.36%) Jenkins
3 5 (22.73%) JIRA
4 2 (9.09%) Bitbucket
4 2 (9.09%) GDB
4 2 (9.09%) JUnit
4 2 (9.09%) Maven
5 1 (4.55%) Artifactory
5 1 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (4.55%) Gerrit
5 1 (4.55%) gulp
5 1 (4.55%) MLflow
5 1 (4.55%) Mockito
5 1 (4.55%) Postman
5 1 (4.55%) REST Assured
5 1 (4.55%) Selenium
5 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.55%) SonarQube
5 1 (4.55%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Legal
3 1 (4.55%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Architect
3 2 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) DevSecOps Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Platform Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (4.55%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Lead DevOps
4 1 (4.55%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) PHP Laravel Developer
4 1 (4.55%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) Spring
2 4 (18.18%) Spring Boot
2 4 (18.18%) Web Services
3 3 (13.64%) JSON
3 3 (13.64%) Node.js
4 2 (9.09%) Dropwizard
4 2 (9.09%) Kafka
4 2 (9.09%) OpenJDK
4 2 (9.09%) RESTful
4 2 (9.09%) XML
5 1 (4.55%) Apache CXF
5 1 (4.55%) Express
5 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
5 1 (4.55%) HTML
5 1 (4.55%) JAX-RS
5 1 (4.55%) JMS
5 1 (4.55%) Mongoose
5 1 (4.55%) Sequelize
5 1 (4.55%) SOAP
5 1 (4.55%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Legacy Systems
2 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) OpenWrt
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) DevOps
2 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (27.27%) Scrum
4 4 (18.18%) Microservices
4 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 3 (13.64%) Analytics
5 3 (13.64%) BDD
5 3 (13.64%) Continuous Deployment
5 3 (13.64%) Data Modelling
5 3 (13.64%) Open Source
5 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
6 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 2 (9.09%) DevSecOps
6 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Automation
6 2 (9.09%) Issue Tracking
6 2 (9.09%) Kanban
6 2 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (9.09%) TDD
6 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) Java
2 7 (31.82%) Python
3 6 (27.27%) Bash Shell
4 5 (22.73%) SQL
5 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
7 2 (9.09%) C
7 2 (9.09%) Java 8
7 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
8 1 (4.55%) Go
8 1 (4.55%) Perl
8 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) JTAG
2 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) Kubernetes
2 6 (27.27%) Terraform
3 5 (22.73%) Ansible
4 3 (13.64%) Puppet
5 2 (9.09%) Rancher
6 1 (4.55%) Grafana
6 1 (4.55%) Icinga
6 1 (4.55%) logstash
6 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (4.55%) Prometheus
6 1 (4.55%) Rundeck
6 1 (4.55%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Google
2 1 (4.55%) AppDynamics
2 1 (4.55%) Databricks
2 1 (4.55%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (4.55%) Perfecto Mobile
2 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (4.55%) Splunk
2 1 (4.55%) Workday