Period
to 24 May 2020

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 24 May 2020 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
24 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 246 350 531
Rank change year-on-year +104 +181 +113
Contract jobs citing GitLab 469 611 354
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.09% 0.73% 0.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.96% 3.53% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 401 238
Median daily rate £550 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £382 £413 £357
90th Percentile £738 £675 £638
UK median daily rate £538 £546 £500
% change year-on-year -1.60% +9.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £25.00
UK median hourly rate £35.00 - £25.00

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 7,873 17,332 18,084
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.26% 20.68% 19.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,170 11,630 12,527
Median daily rate £500 £490 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +10.47%
10th Percentile £338 £340 £319
90th Percentile £675 £638 £613
UK median daily rate £490 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +3.16% - +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 259 201
Median hourly rate £38.00 £43.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.64% +2.35% +0.59%
10th Percentile £21.25 £22.05 £31.00
90th Percentile £57.75 £55.00 £67.25
Median hourly rate £40.75 £43.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -5.23% +1.18% -

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 24 May 2020.

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
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 24 May 2020. 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 +114 241 £550 - 23
North of England +77 149 £550 +4.76% 22
North West +57 79 £475 -13.64% 17
Yorkshire +81 51 £600 +9.09% 1
South East +82 30 £425 -1.73% 5
East of England +54 16 £425 -29.17% 14
South West +46 16 £525 +12.90% 10
North East -3 15 £400 -20.00% 4
Midlands +29 6 £478 -14.12% 6
West Midlands +26 4 £508 -9.86% 4
East Midlands +41 2 £450 -14.29% 2
GitLab
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 2020, 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.

1 280 (59.70%) DevOps
2 272 (58.00%) AWS
3 234 (49.89%) Jenkins
4 223 (47.55%) Java
5 211 (44.99%) Docker
6 209 (44.56%) Terraform
7 206 (43.92%) Agile Software Development
8 194 (41.36%) Python
9 157 (33.48%) Kubernetes
10 147 (31.34%) Security Cleared
11 145 (30.92%) Git (software)
12 135 (28.78%) Azure
13 132 (28.14%) Ansible
14 113 (24.09%) Linux
14 113 (24.09%) TDD
14 113 (24.09%) SC Cleared
15 106 (22.60%) Microservices
16 100 (21.32%) GitHub
17 91 (19.40%) SQL
18 88 (18.76%) JIRA
19 85 (18.12%) Software Engineering
20 82 (17.48%) Artifactory
21 81 (17.27%) Continuous Integration
21 81 (17.27%) Infrastructure as Code
22 80 (17.06%) Puppet
23 78 (16.63%) GCP
24 71 (15.14%) Web Services
25 65 (13.86%) Scrum
25 65 (13.86%) Kafka
26 63 (13.43%) Test Automation

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 42 (8.96%) Confluence
2 36 (7.68%) Elasticsearch
3 21 (4.48%) Apache
4 13 (2.77%) WebLogic
5 12 (2.56%) SAS
6 11 (2.35%) Apache Spark
7 5 (1.07%) IIS
7 5 (1.07%) nginx
7 5 (1.07%) Tuxedo
8 4 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (0.85%) Jupyter
9 3 (0.64%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.64%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.43%) JBoss
10 2 (0.43%) Mule
10 2 (0.43%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.43%) Tornado
10 2 (0.43%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.21%) Apache Airflow
11 1 (0.21%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.49%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 2 (0.43%) assyst
3 1 (0.21%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 272 (58.00%) AWS
2 135 (28.78%) Azure
3 100 (21.32%) GitHub
4 78 (16.63%) GCP
5 57 (12.15%) Serverless
6 47 (10.02%) Amazon EC2
7 46 (9.81%) Amazon S3
8 40 (8.53%) AWS Lambda
9 32 (6.82%) Amazon ECS
10 28 (5.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 22 (4.69%) Apigee
12 19 (4.05%) OpenShift
13 18 (3.84%) AWS CloudFormation
14 16 (3.41%) IaaS
15 15 (3.20%) Amazon Cognito
15 15 (3.20%) Amazon EMR
16 13 (2.77%) PaaS
16 13 (2.77%) Power Platform
17 11 (2.35%) Amazon EKS
17 11 (2.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.05%) Firewall
2 18 (3.84%) DNS
3 15 (3.20%) HTTP
4 14 (2.99%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.71%) FTP
6 7 (1.49%) SSL
7 4 (0.85%) Kerberos
7 4 (0.85%) VPN
7 4 (0.85%) X.500
8 3 (0.64%) DHCP
8 3 (0.64%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (0.64%) SNMP
8 3 (0.64%) VLAN
9 2 (0.43%) BGP
9 2 (0.43%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.43%) MQTT
9 2 (0.43%) NAS
9 2 (0.43%) SAN
9 2 (0.43%) WAN
10 1 (0.21%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (12.58%) Big Data
2 57 (12.15%) PostgreSQL
3 47 (10.02%) MySQL
4 43 (9.17%) SQL Server
5 27 (5.76%) Hadoop
6 26 (5.54%) MongoDB
7 24 (5.12%) NoSQL
8 22 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
9 18 (3.84%) Amazon Redshift
10 14 (2.99%) Amazon RDS
10 14 (2.99%) Relational Database
11 13 (2.77%) Power BI
12 12 (2.56%) Base SAS
12 12 (2.56%) Pentaho
12 12 (2.56%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 9 (1.92%) BusinessObjects XI
13 9 (1.92%) MariaDB
13 9 (1.92%) SAS EBI
14 8 (1.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 8 (1.71%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 234 (49.89%) Jenkins
2 145 (30.92%) Git (software)
3 88 (18.76%) JIRA
4 82 (17.48%) Artifactory
5 49 (10.45%) Bitbucket
6 42 (8.96%) Maven
7 39 (8.32%) Cucumber
8 34 (7.25%) SonarQube
9 28 (5.97%) JUnit
10 22 (4.69%) Sonatype Nexus
11 21 (4.48%) Selenium
12 15 (3.20%) Subversion
13 14 (2.99%) Gatling
14 13 (2.77%) CircleCI
15 12 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 12 (2.56%) Gradle
15 12 (2.56%) Snyk
15 12 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
16 11 (2.35%) JMeter
17 10 (2.13%) REST Assured
General
1 63 (13.43%) Finance
2 59 (12.58%) Public Sector
3 38 (8.10%) Banking
4 9 (1.92%) Police
5 7 (1.49%) Back Office
5 7 (1.49%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.28%) Automotive
6 6 (1.28%) Marketing
6 6 (1.28%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.07%) Legal
7 5 (1.07%) Retail
8 4 (0.85%) Electronics
8 4 (0.85%) Games
9 3 (0.64%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.64%) Law
10 2 (0.43%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.21%) Advertising
11 1 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 131 (27.93%) Developer
2 114 (24.31%) DevOps Engineer
3 70 (14.93%) Java Developer
4 57 (12.15%) AWS Engineer
5 47 (10.02%) Architect
6 34 (7.25%) Software Engineer
7 32 (6.82%) AWS DevOps
8 28 (5.97%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 27 (5.76%) Senior DevOps
10 26 (5.54%) Data Engineer
10 26 (5.54%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 23 (4.90%) Cloud Engineer
11 23 (4.90%) Platform Engineer
12 19 (4.05%) Cloud Architect
13 18 (3.84%) Java Engineer
13 18 (3.84%) Senior Architect
13 18 (3.84%) Senior Developer
14 17 (3.62%) Azure Engineer
14 17 (3.62%) Consultant
14 17 (3.62%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (15.14%) Web Services
2 65 (13.86%) Kafka
3 62 (13.22%) Spring
4 61 (13.01%) Node.js
5 60 (12.79%) REST
6 51 (10.87%) Spring Boot
7 39 (8.32%) Elastic Stack
8 35 (7.46%) SOAP
9 34 (7.25%) CSS
9 34 (7.25%) HTML
9 34 (7.25%) OAuth
10 33 (7.04%) RabbitMQ
11 31 (6.61%) RESTful
11 31 (6.61%) Swagger
12 28 (5.97%) JSON
13 21 (4.48%) gRPC
14 20 (4.26%) PySpark
14 20 (4.26%) WireMock
15 19 (4.05%) HTML5
16 17 (3.62%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 41 (8.74%) Public Cloud
2 29 (6.18%) Greenfield Project
3 25 (5.33%) Cloud Native
4 23 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (4.05%) Hedge funds
6 15 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (2.99%) User Experience
8 12 (2.56%) Data Structures
9 11 (2.35%) Mobile App
10 8 (1.71%) Data Centre
10 8 (1.71%) PKI
10 8 (1.71%) PMI
11 7 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
12 6 (1.28%) Blog
13 5 (1.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 3 (0.64%) Linux Command Line
15 2 (0.43%) Algorithms
15 2 (0.43%) Raspberry Pi
15 2 (0.43%) Replication
15 2 (0.43%) YubiKey
Operating Systems
1 113 (24.09%) Linux
2 51 (10.87%) Windows
3 36 (7.68%) Unix
4 21 (4.48%) CentOS
5 18 (3.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (3.41%) Windows Server
7 11 (2.35%) CoreOS
8 7 (1.49%) VME
8 7 (1.49%) Windows Server 2016
9 6 (1.28%) Android
9 6 (1.28%) Mac OS X
10 5 (1.07%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.85%) Debian
11 4 (0.85%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.85%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.21%) VMS
14 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (59.70%) DevOps
2 206 (43.92%) Agile Software Development
3 113 (24.09%) TDD
4 106 (22.60%) Microservices
5 85 (18.12%) Software Engineering
6 81 (17.27%) Continuous Integration
6 81 (17.27%) Infrastructure as Code
7 65 (13.86%) Scrum
8 63 (13.43%) Configuration Management
8 63 (13.43%) Test Automation
9 55 (11.73%) BDD
10 54 (11.51%) Continuous Deployment
11 52 (11.09%) Mentoring
12 43 (9.17%) Open Source
13 40 (8.53%) High Availability
14 38 (8.10%) Identity Access Management
15 33 (7.04%) Asset Management
16 32 (6.82%) Deployment Automation
17 31 (6.61%) Site Reliability Engineering
18 27 (5.76%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 223 (47.55%) Java
2 194 (41.36%) Python
3 91 (19.40%) SQL
4 61 (13.01%) JavaScript
5 52 (11.09%) Bash Shell
6 46 (9.81%) Go
7 29 (6.18%) Scala
8 28 (5.97%) PowerShell
9 24 (5.12%) Shell Script
10 20 (4.26%) Java 8
10 20 (4.26%) Perl
11 17 (3.62%) ES6
12 15 (3.20%) PL/SQL
12 15 (3.20%) Ruby
13 12 (2.56%) SAS Macro
14 10 (2.13%) C#
15 8 (1.71%) Groovy
15 8 (1.71%) R
15 8 (1.71%) TypeScript
16 7 (1.49%) Rust
Qualifications
1 147 (31.34%) Security Cleared
2 113 (24.09%) SC Cleared
3 23 (4.90%) DV Cleared
4 12 (2.56%) AWS Certification
5 9 (1.92%) Degree
6 8 (1.71%) PMI Certification
7 7 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (1.49%) CCA
7 7 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (1.49%) Sun Certification
8 5 (1.07%) CESG Certified Professional
8 5 (1.07%) CISM
8 5 (1.07%) CISSP
8 5 (1.07%) CRISC
9 4 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (0.85%) SANS
10 2 (0.43%) MCSA
10 2 (0.43%) OCP
10 2 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.21%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.84%) QA
2 5 (1.07%) GDPR
3 4 (0.85%) NCSC
3 4 (0.85%) NIST
4 2 (0.43%) SLA
5 1 (0.21%) PMO
System Software
1 211 (44.99%) Docker
2 15 (3.20%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.92%) vSphere
4 5 (1.07%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.85%) HDFS
5 4 (0.85%) NDS
5 4 (0.85%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 3 (0.64%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.43%) BusyBox
7 2 (0.43%) LXC
8 1 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.21%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.21%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 209 (44.56%) Terraform
2 157 (33.48%) Kubernetes
3 132 (28.14%) Ansible
4 80 (17.06%) Puppet
5 21 (4.48%) Grafana
6 20 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
7 19 (4.05%) Packer
8 13 (2.77%) Prometheus
9 9 (1.92%) Docker Swarm
10 8 (1.71%) Rancher
11 5 (1.07%) Consul
11 5 (1.07%) Istio
11 5 (1.07%) Kibana
11 5 (1.07%) Single Sign-On
12 4 (0.85%) Hadoop YARN
12 4 (0.85%) NetIQ Identity Manager
12 4 (0.85%) Oozie
12 4 (0.85%) Sysdig
12 4 (0.85%) ZABBIX
13 3 (0.64%) Salt
Vendors
1 42 (8.96%) Oracle
2 41 (8.74%) Cloudera
3 38 (8.10%) Hortonworks
4 36 (7.68%) Google
5 25 (5.33%) Microsoft
6 14 (2.99%) Atlassian
7 13 (2.77%) ServiceNow
7 13 (2.77%) Splunk
8 11 (2.35%) VMware
9 8 (1.71%) SAP
10 7 (1.49%) Confluent
10 7 (1.49%) Sparx
10 7 (1.49%) Veracode
11 5 (1.07%) Databricks
11 5 (1.07%) IBM
11 5 (1.07%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.85%) Black Duck
12 4 (0.85%) EMC
12 4 (0.85%) ForgeRock
12 4 (0.85%) NetIQ