Period
to 25 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 25 October 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
UK > England
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 202 179 384
Rank change year-on-year -23 +205 +6
Contract jobs citing GitLab 936 421 472
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.38% 1.54% 0.61%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.70% 8.55% 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 645 320 279
10th Percentile £403 £375 £399
25th Percentile £463 £459 £457
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £530 £524 £530
Median % change year-on-year +1.15% -1.11% +0.93%
75th Percentile £623 £600 £625
90th Percentile £688 £726 £675
UK median daily rate £525 £520 £525
% change year-on-year +0.96% -0.95% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 2
10th Percentile £18.60 " £43.50
25th Percentile £39.50 " £45.00
Median hourly rate £44.25 £30.00 £50.00
Median % change year-on-year +47.50% -40.00% -
75th Percentile £59.58 £35.00 £55.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £37.00 £56.50
UK median hourly rate £58.25 £30.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +94.17% -40.00% -

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 England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 12,149 4,925 13,628
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 17.91% 18.01% 17.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,365 3,461 9,204
10th Percentile £363 £315 £328
25th Percentile £438 £406 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £490 £475
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.16% -
75th Percentile £625 £575 £575
90th Percentile £700 £650 £645
UK median daily rate £525 £490 £475
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 72 151
10th Percentile £25.60 £30.00 £20.00
25th Percentile £41.25 £41.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £62.15 £53.81 £52.50
90th Percentile £70.22 £61.25 £58.75
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

GitLab
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for GitLab in England

GitLab
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Daily rate trend for GitLab in England

GitLab
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing GitLab in England over the 6 months to 25 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for GitLab in England

GitLab
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing GitLab in England.

Hourly rate trend for GitLab in England

GitLab
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing GitLab in England over the 6 months to 25 October 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for GitLab in England

GitLab
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 25 October 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
London -36 495 £550 +4.76% 142
North of England -17 159 £508 -2.31% 50
North West -19 90 £405 -22.56% 21
Midlands -13 77 £511 +6.69% 29
West Midlands -16 66 £504 +3.12% 24
South East -94 45 £550 +7.84% 31
Yorkshire -11 43 £550 +10.00% 17
East of England -29 43 £500 +56.25% 22
North East -1 35 £565 +13.00% 12
South West -28 24 £525 +10.53% 21
East Midlands - 9 £515 - 5
GitLab
UK

For the 6 months to 25 October 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 England region with a requirement for GitLab.

1 485 (51.82%) DevOps
2 469 (50.11%) AWS
3 386 (41.24%) Terraform
4 384 (41.03%) Jenkins
5 376 (40.17%) Docker
6 356 (38.03%) Agile Software Development
7 332 (35.47%) Kubernetes
8 312 (33.33%) Python
9 301 (32.16%) Java
10 277 (29.59%) Linux
11 268 (28.63%) Git (software)
12 252 (26.92%) Ansible
13 241 (25.75%) Microservices
14 206 (22.01%) Azure
15 196 (20.94%) Software Engineering
16 180 (19.23%) Bash Shell
17 175 (18.70%) JIRA
18 172 (18.38%) SQL
19 159 (16.99%) Test Automation
20 150 (16.03%) Social Skills
21 149 (15.92%) Scrum
22 148 (15.81%) JavaScript
23 147 (15.71%) Continuous Integration
24 144 (15.38%) Security Cleared
25 137 (14.64%) GitHub
26 123 (13.14%) SC Cleared
27 121 (12.93%) Node.js
28 118 (12.61%) Infrastructure as Code
29 113 (12.07%) Spring
30 112 (11.97%) Confluence

GitLab
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 112 (11.97%) Confluence
2 57 (6.09%) Apache Spark
3 46 (4.91%) Elasticsearch
4 33 (3.53%) Apache
5 30 (3.21%) SAS
6 22 (2.35%) nginx
7 17 (1.82%) Tomcat
8 16 (1.71%) Apache Airflow
9 12 (1.28%) OpenStack
10 8 (0.85%) Traefik
11 7 (0.75%) CMS
12 5 (0.53%) Drupal
12 5 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (0.43%) SharePoint
14 3 (0.32%) Documentum
14 3 (0.32%) IIS
15 2 (0.21%) Cloud Foundry
15 2 (0.21%) Jupyter
15 2 (0.21%) Mule
16 1 (0.11%) Camunda
Applications
1 7 (0.75%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.11%) Figma
3 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.32%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 469 (50.11%) AWS
2 206 (22.01%) Azure
3 137 (14.64%) GitHub
4 103 (11.00%) GCP
5 84 (8.97%) AWS CloudFormation
6 75 (8.01%) Serverless
7 74 (7.91%) Amazon EKS
8 65 (6.94%) Amazon EC2
9 53 (5.66%) Amazon ECS
10 52 (5.56%) AWS Lambda
11 45 (4.81%) PaaS
12 39 (4.17%) Route 53
13 33 (3.53%) IaaS
14 30 (3.21%) Amazon EMR
14 30 (3.21%) Amazon S3
15 29 (3.10%) AWS CodePipeline
16 27 (2.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 26 (2.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 24 (2.56%) OpenShift
19 22 (2.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.99%) DNS
2 21 (2.24%) Firewall
3 13 (1.39%) LAN
3 13 (1.39%) TCP/IP
3 13 (1.39%) VPN
3 13 (1.39%) WAN
4 9 (0.96%) HTTP
4 9 (0.96%) IPv4
5 8 (0.85%) Internet
5 8 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (0.75%) Wireless
7 6 (0.64%) DECT
7 6 (0.64%) IPv6
7 6 (0.64%) Multicast
7 6 (0.64%) OpenVPN
7 6 (0.64%) PPP
7 6 (0.64%) SSL
7 6 (0.64%) UPnP
8 4 (0.43%) Broadband
8 4 (0.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (7.91%) PostgreSQL
2 68 (7.26%) NoSQL
3 66 (7.05%) MySQL
4 63 (6.73%) MongoDB
5 60 (6.41%) Big Data
6 52 (5.56%) Hadoop
7 38 (4.06%) Redis
8 35 (3.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 34 (3.63%) Apache Cassandra
10 27 (2.88%) Amazon RDS
11 25 (2.67%) Apache Hive
12 24 (2.56%) Pentaho
12 24 (2.56%) SQL Server
13 18 (1.92%) Relational Database
14 15 (1.60%) BigQuery
15 14 (1.50%) Oracle Database
15 14 (1.50%) Power BI
16 13 (1.39%) Impala
17 12 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
18 11 (1.18%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 384 (41.03%) Jenkins
2 268 (28.63%) Git (software)
3 175 (18.70%) JIRA
4 104 (11.11%) Maven
5 79 (8.44%) Bitbucket
6 63 (6.73%) Artifactory
7 55 (5.88%) Cucumber
8 47 (5.02%) JUnit
9 37 (3.95%) SonarQube
10 35 (3.74%) Sonatype Nexus
11 31 (3.31%) Jasmine
11 31 (3.31%) TeamCity
12 30 (3.21%) Selenium
13 28 (2.99%) JMeter
14 21 (2.24%) Hudson
14 21 (2.24%) REST Assured
15 20 (2.14%) Cypress.io
15 20 (2.14%) Gradle
15 20 (2.14%) ReSharper
15 20 (2.14%) Subversion
General
1 150 (16.03%) Social Skills
2 112 (11.97%) Finance
3 89 (9.51%) Public Sector
4 54 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
5 49 (5.24%) Banking
6 34 (3.63%) Investment Banking
7 29 (3.10%) Games
8 22 (2.35%) Presentation Skills
9 12 (1.28%) Electronics
10 9 (0.96%) Retail
11 8 (0.85%) Telecoms
12 7 (0.75%) Documentation Skills
12 7 (0.75%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.53%) Front Office
13 5 (0.53%) Legal
14 4 (0.43%) Influencing Skills
14 4 (0.43%) Law
15 3 (0.32%) Marketing
16 2 (0.21%) Automotive
16 2 (0.21%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 317 (33.87%) DevOps Engineer
2 263 (28.10%) Developer
3 101 (10.79%) AWS Engineer
4 81 (8.65%) AWS DevOps
5 76 (8.12%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 64 (6.84%) Java Developer
7 52 (5.56%) Data Engineer
8 46 (4.91%) Architect
8 46 (4.91%) Senior Developer
8 46 (4.91%) Software Engineer
9 39 (4.17%) .NET Developer
9 39 (4.17%) Azure Engineer
10 31 (3.31%) Lead DevOps
11 28 (2.99%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 27 (2.88%) Site Reliability Engineer
13 26 (2.78%) Cloud Engineer
13 26 (2.78%) Senior Java Developer
14 24 (2.56%) Azure DevOps
14 24 (2.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 24 (2.56%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (12.93%) Node.js
2 113 (12.07%) Spring
3 101 (10.79%) Spring Boot
4 95 (10.15%) Web Services
5 86 (9.19%) React
6 77 (8.23%) REST
7 67 (7.16%) Kafka
8 63 (6.73%) .NET
9 58 (6.20%) HTML
10 55 (5.88%) AngularJS
10 55 (5.88%) RESTful
11 45 (4.81%) CSS
12 30 (3.21%) PySpark
13 29 (3.10%) Elastic Stack
13 29 (3.10%) RabbitMQ
14 28 (2.99%) Express
14 28 (2.99%) Hibernate
15 27 (2.88%) YAML
16 22 (2.35%) Redux
17 21 (2.24%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (3.31%) Data Protection Act
2 23 (2.46%) Cloud Native
3 22 (2.35%) Data Centre
4 19 (2.03%) Hybrid Cloud
5 17 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (1.71%) PKI
6 16 (1.71%) User Experience
7 15 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
7 15 (1.60%) Legacy Systems
7 15 (1.60%) Life Science
8 14 (1.50%) Clustering
8 14 (1.50%) Public Cloud
9 13 (1.39%) Management Information System
9 13 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
10 12 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
11 11 (1.18%) Private Cloud
12 10 (1.07%) Algorithms
12 10 (1.07%) Virtual Team
13 9 (0.96%) Embedded Systems
14 8 (0.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 277 (29.59%) Linux
2 87 (9.29%) Unix
3 74 (7.91%) Windows
4 69 (7.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 31 (3.31%) CentOS
6 28 (2.99%) Ubuntu
7 21 (2.24%) Windows Server
8 13 (1.39%) Android
9 11 (1.18%) Apple iOS
10 8 (0.85%) OpenWrt
11 6 (0.64%) Solaris
12 5 (0.53%) AIX
12 5 (0.53%) CoreOS
13 4 (0.43%) Amazon Linux
13 4 (0.43%) Debian
14 2 (0.21%) Alpine Linux
14 2 (0.21%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 485 (51.82%) DevOps
2 356 (38.03%) Agile Software Development
3 241 (25.75%) Microservices
4 196 (20.94%) Software Engineering
5 159 (16.99%) Test Automation
6 149 (15.92%) Scrum
7 147 (15.71%) Continuous Integration
8 118 (12.61%) Infrastructure as Code
9 107 (11.43%) Configuration Management
10 96 (10.26%) Problem-Solving
11 82 (8.76%) Analytics
12 80 (8.55%) TDD
13 59 (6.30%) Continuous Deployment
13 59 (6.30%) Full Stack Development
14 55 (5.88%) Migration
14 55 (5.88%) Open Source
15 54 (5.77%) BDD
15 54 (5.77%) Data Modelling
16 51 (5.45%) Infrastructure Automation
17 45 (4.81%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 312 (33.33%) Python
2 301 (32.16%) Java
3 180 (19.23%) Bash Shell
4 172 (18.38%) SQL
5 148 (15.81%) JavaScript
6 81 (8.65%) PowerShell
7 63 (6.73%) Shell Script
8 58 (6.20%) Go
9 47 (5.02%) C#
9 47 (5.02%) TypeScript
10 38 (4.06%) PL/SQL
11 36 (3.85%) Ruby
12 33 (3.53%) Scala
13 23 (2.46%) C
14 21 (2.24%) VB.NET
15 18 (1.92%) C++
15 18 (1.92%) Groovy
15 18 (1.92%) Java 8
16 16 (1.71%) Perl
17 15 (1.60%) Java 11
Qualifications
1 144 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 123 (13.14%) SC Cleared
3 35 (3.74%) Degree
4 26 (2.78%) DV Cleared
5 21 (2.24%) BPSS Clearance
6 14 (1.50%) Computer Science Degree
7 10 (1.07%) AWS Certification
7 10 (1.07%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.21%) CCNP
8 2 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.21%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.11%) CISSP
9 1 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.11%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.11%) OCP
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.31%) QA
2 16 (1.71%) Accessibility
3 8 (0.85%) NCSC
4 7 (0.75%) SLA
5 6 (0.64%) GDPR
5 6 (0.64%) JTAG
6 5 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.32%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.21%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 376 (40.17%) Docker
2 26 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (2.56%) Active Directory
4 13 (1.39%) HDFS
5 9 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 6 (0.64%) VMware NSX
7 5 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.43%) Firmware
8 4 (0.43%) KVM
9 3 (0.32%) vCloud
9 3 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.21%) Squid
10 2 (0.21%) vSphere
11 1 (0.11%) Ceph
11 1 (0.11%) iptables
11 1 (0.11%) NDS
11 1 (0.11%) NetIQ eDirectory
11 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 386 (41.24%) Terraform
2 332 (35.47%) Kubernetes
3 252 (26.92%) Ansible
4 78 (8.33%) Puppet
5 77 (8.23%) Prometheus
6 50 (5.34%) Grafana
7 42 (4.49%) Packer
8 31 (3.31%) Opscode Chef
9 28 (2.99%) Istio
10 27 (2.88%) Docker Swarm
11 26 (2.78%) Rancher
12 22 (2.35%) Consul
13 21 (2.24%) Kibana
14 20 (2.14%) ZABBIX
15 15 (1.60%) Nagios
16 13 (1.39%) HAProxy
17 10 (1.07%) Icinga
18 9 (0.96%) linkerd
19 8 (0.85%) Graphite
20 7 (0.75%) Salt
Vendors
1 73 (7.80%) Oracle
2 44 (4.70%) Cloudera
3 42 (4.49%) Splunk
4 37 (3.95%) Red Hat
5 36 (3.85%) VMware
6 35 (3.74%) Google
7 34 (3.63%) Talend
8 29 (3.10%) Hortonworks
9 27 (2.88%) ServiceNow
10 24 (2.56%) IBM
11 23 (2.46%) Microsoft
12 19 (2.03%) Databricks
13 16 (1.71%) AppDynamics
14 13 (1.39%) PagerDuty
15 12 (1.28%) MuleSoft
16 10 (1.07%) Informatica
17 9 (0.96%) TOWER Software
18 8 (0.85%) Apple
18 8 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
18 8 (0.85%) SAP