Period
to 27 November 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 27 November 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
England > East of England
6 months to
27 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 99 74 149
Rank change year-on-year -25 +75 +16
Contract jobs citing GitLab 42 21 23
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.63% 1.61% 0.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.98% 7.75% 3.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 5 12
10th Percentile £378 £328 £402
25th Percentile £446 £355 £424
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £425 £550
Median % change year-on-year +17.65% -22.73% +7.32%
75th Percentile £553 £500 £600
90th Percentile £588 £515 "
England median daily rate £550 £520 £540
% change year-on-year +5.72% -3.75% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
England median hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +12.14% -30.00% -

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 the East of England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 526 271 668
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 20.44% 20.81% 17.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 158 398
10th Percentile £325 £304 £313
25th Percentile £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £450 £450
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
75th Percentile £575 £511 £523
90th Percentile £625 £588 £578
England median daily rate £530 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +10.42% +1.05% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 20
10th Percentile £26.99 £36.10 £10.75
25th Percentile £45.50 " £20.38
Median hourly rate £52.00 £45.00 £43.00
Median % change year-on-year +15.56% +4.65% +1.18%
75th Percentile £56.00 £51.25 £47.50
90th Percentile £58.39 £54.55 £48.83
England median hourly rate £50.50 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +12.22% - +4.05%

GitLab
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing GitLab as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for GitLab in the East of England

GitLab
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing GitLab in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for GitLab in the East of England

GitLab
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing GitLab in the East of England over the 6 months to 27 November 2021.

Daily rate histogram for GitLab in the East of England

GitLab
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GitLab within the East of England region over the 6 months to 27 November 2021. 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
Cambridgeshire -13 16 £500 - 7
Essex -15 15 £513 +2.50%
Suffolk -4 9 £410 +20.59% 1
Hertfordshire -28 1 - - 7
Bedfordshire - 1 - - 1
GitLab
England

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 East of England region with a requirement for GitLab.

1 28 (66.67%) DevOps
2 24 (57.14%) Linux
2 24 (57.14%) JIRA
3 23 (54.76%) Jenkins
4 22 (52.38%) Docker
5 19 (45.24%) Python
6 18 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (40.48%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (38.10%) Kubernetes
9 15 (35.71%) Java
10 14 (33.33%) Scrum
10 14 (33.33%) Ansible
10 14 (33.33%) AWS
10 14 (33.33%) Spring Boot
11 12 (28.57%) Bash Shell
11 12 (28.57%) Artifactory
12 11 (26.19%) Microservices
13 10 (23.81%) Terraform
13 10 (23.81%) RabbitMQ
13 10 (23.81%) Kanban
13 10 (23.81%) Git (software)
13 10 (23.81%) Test Automation
13 10 (23.81%) TDD
13 10 (23.81%) Maven
13 10 (23.81%) IBM
14 9 (21.43%) Spring
14 9 (21.43%) Software Engineering
14 9 (21.43%) Ubuntu
15 8 (19.05%) Security Cleared
16 7 (16.67%) Life Science

GitLab
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 6 (14.29%) Confluence
1 6 (14.29%) OpenStack
2 4 (9.52%) Apache
3 3 (7.14%) Drupal
3 3 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.38%) Apache Airflow
Cloud Services
1 14 (33.33%) AWS
2 2 (4.76%) Azure
2 2 (4.76%) GCP
2 2 (4.76%) GitHub
3 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.38%) Amazon EKS
3 1 (2.38%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.38%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (2.38%) Datadog
3 1 (2.38%) dbt
3 1 (2.38%) Serverless
3 1 (2.38%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) Wireless
2 4 (9.52%) DECT
2 4 (9.52%) IPv4
2 4 (9.52%) IPv6
2 4 (9.52%) Multicast
2 4 (9.52%) PPP
2 4 (9.52%) UPnP
2 4 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (7.14%) Broadband
3 3 (7.14%) VSAN
4 1 (2.38%) DNS
4 1 (2.38%) Firewall
4 1 (2.38%) LAN
4 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) MySQL
2 3 (7.14%) Metadata
3 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.38%) Big Data
4 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.38%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 24 (57.14%) JIRA
2 23 (54.76%) Jenkins
3 12 (28.57%) Artifactory
4 10 (23.81%) Git (software)
4 10 (23.81%) Maven
5 6 (14.29%) Spinnaker
6 5 (11.90%) Cucumber
6 5 (11.90%) GDB
7 4 (9.52%) Liquibase
8 2 (4.76%) Bitbucket
9 1 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (2.38%) SonarQube
General
1 6 (14.29%) Electronics
2 5 (11.90%) Social Skills
3 4 (9.52%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (14.29%) Architect
2 6 (14.29%) Developer
3 5 (11.90%) Software Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) C Software Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Embedded C Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Embedded Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Java Architect
4 4 (9.52%) Platform Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Development Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Python Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Software Development Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Data Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Data Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Automation Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (33.33%) Spring Boot
2 10 (23.81%) RabbitMQ
3 9 (21.43%) Spring
4 4 (9.52%) JMS
5 3 (7.14%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (7.14%) SOAP
6 2 (4.76%) AngularJS
6 2 (4.76%) CSS
6 2 (4.76%) Flask
6 2 (4.76%) HTML
6 2 (4.76%) React
6 2 (4.76%) REST
6 2 (4.76%) Sensu
6 2 (4.76%) SQLAlchemy
6 2 (4.76%) Vue.js
7 1 (2.38%) Express
7 1 (2.38%) JSON
7 1 (2.38%) Node.js
7 1 (2.38%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Life Science
2 5 (11.90%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (2.38%) Legacy Systems
3 1 (2.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (57.14%) Linux
2 9 (21.43%) Ubuntu
3 5 (11.90%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (66.67%) DevOps
2 18 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (40.48%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (33.33%) Scrum
5 11 (26.19%) Microservices
6 10 (23.81%) Kanban
6 10 (23.81%) TDD
6 10 (23.81%) Test Automation
7 9 (21.43%) Software Engineering
8 7 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
9 6 (14.29%) Infrastructure Automation
9 6 (14.29%) Workflow
9 6 (14.29%) Workflow Management
10 5 (11.90%) BDD
10 5 (11.90%) Issue Tracking
10 5 (11.90%) Open Source
10 5 (11.90%) Tech Ops
10 5 (11.90%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (11.90%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 19 (45.24%) Python
2 15 (35.71%) Java
3 12 (28.57%) Bash Shell
4 7 (16.67%) SQL
5 6 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 5 (11.90%) C
6 5 (11.90%) Shell Script
7 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.38%) ES6
8 1 (2.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) JTAG
2 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 22 (52.38%) Docker
2 3 (7.14%) Firmware
2 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.14%) vSphere
3 2 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (38.10%) Kubernetes
2 14 (33.33%) Ansible
3 10 (23.81%) Terraform
4 6 (14.29%) Grafana
4 6 (14.29%) Kibana
5 5 (11.90%) Packer
6 3 (7.14%) vRealize
6 3 (7.14%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 2 (4.76%) logstash
7 2 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (4.76%) Puppet
8 1 (2.38%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (2.38%) Mesos
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) IBM
2 6 (14.29%) AppDynamics
2 6 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 6 (14.29%) ServiceNow
3 5 (11.90%) Oracle
4 3 (7.14%) Google
4 3 (7.14%) VMware
5 1 (2.38%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.38%) Cloudera