Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 183 334 365
Rank change year-on-year +151 +31 +187
Contract jobs citing GitLab 483 465 635
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.43% 0.71% 0.70%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.39% 4.11% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 295 421
Median daily rate £500 £540 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.41% +2.86% +5.00%
10th Percentile £363 £382 £375
90th Percentile £650 £688 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £530 £525
% change year-on-year -5.66% +0.95% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% - -
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year -20.00% - -

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 5,760 11,319 19,667
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 17.04% 17.21% 21.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,913 7,782 13,722
Median daily rate £475 £475 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.56% +3.72%
10th Percentile £320 £325 £331
90th Percentile £638 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 138 209
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £43.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.47% +3.33%
10th Percentile £30.00 £16.20 £31.00
90th Percentile £61.25 £74.73 £56.30
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +125 223 £505 -12.17% 84
North of England +85 87 £511 -2.62% 48
South East +149 57 £425 - 11
North West +42 49 £500 -4.76% 30
East of England +74 29 £463 -15.14% 12
North East +56 27 £513 +10.22% 7
Midlands +46 19 £416 -29.15% 12
South West +75 14 £553 +10.50% 15
West Midlands +38 14 £360 -40.74% 10
Yorkshire +45 11 £555 +8.24% 11
East Midlands +35 3 - - 2
GitLab
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 292 (60.46%) DevOps
2 271 (56.11%) Jenkins
3 256 (53.00%) Python
4 248 (51.35%) Docker
5 245 (50.72%) AWS
6 233 (48.24%) Java
7 213 (44.10%) Kubernetes
8 212 (43.89%) Terraform
9 197 (40.79%) Agile Software Development
10 169 (34.99%) Microservices
11 157 (32.51%) Ansible
11 157 (32.51%) Git (software)
12 150 (31.06%) Azure
13 147 (30.43%) Linux
14 120 (24.84%) Security Cleared
15 113 (23.40%) SQL
15 113 (23.40%) Infrastructure as Code
16 110 (22.77%) Bash Shell
17 99 (20.50%) JavaScript
18 97 (20.08%) Node.js
19 95 (19.67%) SC Cleared
20 94 (19.46%) JIRA
21 91 (18.84%) Software Engineering
22 89 (18.43%) Test Automation
23 88 (18.22%) Finance
24 87 (18.01%) Continuous Integration
25 84 (17.39%) Artifactory
26 82 (16.98%) Web Services
27 81 (16.77%) PostgreSQL
27 81 (16.77%) GitHub

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 47 (9.73%) Apache
2 37 (7.66%) Confluence
3 18 (3.73%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (2.48%) Apache Spark
5 8 (1.66%) nginx
6 6 (1.24%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.04%) IBM Domino
8 4 (0.83%) Apache Airflow
8 4 (0.83%) DNN
8 4 (0.83%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (0.83%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.83%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.41%) Documentum
9 2 (0.41%) IIS
9 2 (0.41%) Jupyter
9 2 (0.41%) Tornado
10 1 (0.21%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.21%) CMS
10 1 (0.21%) Drupal
10 1 (0.21%) FileNet
Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (0.83%) assyst
2 1 (0.21%) CA PPM
2 1 (0.21%) Exstream
2 1 (0.21%) Magento
2 1 (0.21%) Maximo
2 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 245 (50.72%) AWS
2 150 (31.06%) Azure
3 81 (16.77%) GitHub
4 75 (15.53%) GCP
5 62 (12.84%) Amazon EKS
6 59 (12.22%) Amazon ECS
7 58 (12.01%) Serverless
8 53 (10.97%) AWS Lambda
9 36 (7.45%) Apigee
10 27 (5.59%) AWS CloudFormation
11 15 (3.11%) Amazon EC2
11 15 (3.11%) Amazon S3
11 15 (3.11%) PaaS
12 12 (2.48%) Kong
12 12 (2.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 10 (2.07%) IaaS
13 10 (2.07%) SaaS
14 7 (1.45%) AWS Fargate
14 7 (1.45%) Azure Stack
14 7 (1.45%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.14%) Firewall
2 16 (3.31%) Reverse Proxy
3 15 (3.11%) VLAN
4 14 (2.90%) DNS
4 14 (2.90%) VPN
5 10 (2.07%) SNMP
6 7 (1.45%) SSL
7 6 (1.24%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (1.04%) DECT
8 5 (1.04%) HTTP
8 5 (1.04%) IPv4
8 5 (1.04%) IPv6
8 5 (1.04%) Multicast
8 5 (1.04%) PPP
8 5 (1.04%) TCP/IP
8 5 (1.04%) UPnP
9 4 (0.83%) DSL
9 4 (0.83%) Kerberos
9 4 (0.83%) SSH
10 3 (0.62%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (16.77%) PostgreSQL
2 61 (12.63%) MySQL
3 57 (11.80%) SQL Server
4 38 (7.87%) Big Data
5 37 (7.66%) Amazon Redshift
6 25 (5.18%) MongoDB
7 22 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
8 20 (4.14%) NoSQL
9 17 (3.52%) Relational Database
10 15 (3.11%) Data Lake
10 15 (3.11%) Hadoop
11 11 (2.28%) Apache Hive
12 8 (1.66%) HBase
13 7 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
14 6 (1.24%) Power BI
15 5 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
15 5 (1.04%) Oracle Database
15 5 (1.04%) Spark SQL
16 4 (0.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 4 (0.83%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 271 (56.11%) Jenkins
2 157 (32.51%) Git (software)
3 94 (19.46%) JIRA
4 84 (17.39%) Artifactory
5 54 (11.18%) Maven
6 40 (8.28%) SonarQube
7 36 (7.45%) Cucumber
7 36 (7.45%) Selenium
8 32 (6.63%) JUnit
8 32 (6.63%) Sonatype Nexus
9 26 (5.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 26 (5.38%) Bitbucket
10 20 (4.14%) Gradle
11 19 (3.93%) JMeter
12 17 (3.52%) WebDriver
13 12 (2.48%) gulp
14 9 (1.86%) Cypress.io
14 9 (1.86%) Gatling
14 9 (1.86%) git-flow
14 9 (1.86%) Terragrunt
General
1 88 (18.22%) Finance
2 55 (11.39%) Public Sector
3 53 (10.97%) Banking
4 19 (3.93%) Telecoms
5 17 (3.52%) Electronics
5 17 (3.52%) Manufacturing
5 17 (3.52%) Marketing
6 12 (2.48%) Back Office
7 5 (1.04%) Automotive
7 5 (1.04%) Retail
8 3 (0.62%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.41%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.41%) Games
9 2 (0.41%) Publishing
10 1 (0.21%) Advertising
10 1 (0.21%) French Language
10 1 (0.21%) Front Office
10 1 (0.21%) Law
10 1 (0.21%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 151 (31.26%) Developer
2 146 (30.23%) DevOps Engineer
3 70 (14.49%) Java Developer
4 60 (12.42%) AWS Engineer
5 44 (9.11%) Software Engineer
6 34 (7.04%) AWS Developer
7 33 (6.83%) AWS DevOps
8 31 (6.42%) Cloud Engineer
8 31 (6.42%) Java Engineer
9 28 (5.80%) Architect
9 28 (5.80%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 28 (5.80%) Senior DevOps
10 27 (5.59%) Java Software Engineer
11 25 (5.18%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 25 (5.18%) Full Stack Developer
11 25 (5.18%) Java Software Developer
11 25 (5.18%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 24 (4.97%) AWS Software Engineer
12 24 (4.97%) SQL Developer
13 19 (3.93%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (20.08%) Node.js
2 82 (16.98%) Web Services
3 80 (16.56%) REST
4 78 (16.15%) Kafka
5 70 (14.49%) Spring
6 57 (11.80%) Spring Boot
7 53 (10.97%) Swagger
8 47 (9.73%) AngularJS
8 47 (9.73%) gRPC
9 45 (9.32%) OAuth
10 42 (8.70%) RESTful
11 41 (8.49%) HTML
11 41 (8.49%) React
12 40 (8.28%) Elastic Stack
13 35 (7.25%) CSS
13 35 (7.25%) SOAP
14 28 (5.80%) Dropwizard
15 23 (4.76%) JSON
16 21 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
17 20 (4.14%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.45%) Hedge funds
2 28 (5.80%) Greenfield Project
3 17 (3.52%) Linux Command Line
4 16 (3.31%) Cloud Native
5 13 (2.69%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (2.28%) User Experience
7 10 (2.07%) Public Cloud
8 8 (1.66%) Embedded Systems
8 8 (1.66%) Private Cloud
9 7 (1.45%) Data Centre
9 7 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
10 6 (1.24%) Algorithms
10 6 (1.24%) Augmented Reality
11 5 (1.04%) NHS
12 4 (0.83%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.83%) Security Operations Centre
13 3 (0.62%) Analytical Mindset
13 3 (0.62%) Credit Risk
13 3 (0.62%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 147 (30.43%) Linux
2 53 (10.97%) Windows
3 42 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 27 (5.59%) Windows Server
5 26 (5.38%) CentOS
5 26 (5.38%) Unix
6 17 (3.52%) Android
7 15 (3.11%) Windows 10
7 15 (3.11%) Windows Server 2016
8 9 (1.86%) Apple iOS
9 7 (1.45%) OpenWrt
10 6 (1.24%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.62%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.41%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (60.46%) DevOps
2 197 (40.79%) Agile Software Development
3 169 (34.99%) Microservices
4 113 (23.40%) Infrastructure as Code
5 91 (18.84%) Software Engineering
6 89 (18.43%) Test Automation
7 87 (18.01%) Continuous Integration
8 79 (16.36%) Scrum
9 72 (14.91%) TDD
10 56 (11.59%) Configuration Management
11 44 (9.11%) Open Source
12 42 (8.70%) Continuous Deployment
13 39 (8.07%) BDD
14 37 (7.66%) Asset Management
15 36 (7.45%) Investment Management
16 33 (6.83%) Continuous Delivery
17 30 (6.21%) Kanban
18 27 (5.59%) Problem-Solving
19 26 (5.38%) Mentoring
20 25 (5.18%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 256 (53.00%) Python
2 233 (48.24%) Java
3 113 (23.40%) SQL
4 110 (22.77%) Bash Shell
5 99 (20.50%) JavaScript
6 55 (11.39%) PowerShell
7 36 (7.45%) Perl
8 35 (7.25%) Shell Script
9 32 (6.63%) Go
10 30 (6.21%) Ruby
11 22 (4.55%) Scala
12 21 (4.35%) C#
13 15 (3.11%) TypeScript
14 12 (2.48%) C++
15 11 (2.28%) C
16 10 (2.07%) Java 8
17 9 (1.86%) Groovy
18 6 (1.24%) Elm
18 6 (1.24%) Kotlin
19 5 (1.04%) ES6
Qualifications
1 120 (24.84%) Security Cleared
2 95 (19.67%) SC Cleared
3 17 (3.52%) Degree
4 16 (3.31%) DV Cleared
5 12 (2.48%) Sun Certification
6 11 (2.28%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (1.45%) CCA
8 5 (1.04%) Master's Degree
8 5 (1.04%) Numerate Degree
9 4 (0.83%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (0.62%) CISM
10 3 (0.62%) CISSP
10 3 (0.62%) GIAC
10 3 (0.62%) SANS
11 2 (0.41%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.21%) CCNA
12 1 (0.21%) CCNP
12 1 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.21%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.55%) QA
2 10 (2.07%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 12207
3 5 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.04%) JTAG
3 5 (1.04%) SLA
4 3 (0.62%) HIPAA
4 3 (0.62%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.62%) RMADS
4 3 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.62%) WCAG
5 2 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.41%) NIST
6 1 (0.21%) PMO
System Software
1 248 (51.35%) Docker
2 16 (3.31%) vSphere
3 15 (3.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.66%) Active Directory
4 8 (1.66%) HDFS
5 4 (0.83%) NDS
5 4 (0.83%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 3 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 213 (44.10%) Kubernetes
2 212 (43.89%) Terraform
3 157 (32.51%) Ansible
4 71 (14.70%) Puppet
5 52 (10.77%) Prometheus
6 42 (8.70%) Grafana
7 35 (7.25%) Opscode Chef
8 31 (6.42%) Packer
9 26 (5.38%) Istio
10 25 (5.18%) Kibana
11 20 (4.14%) Consul
11 20 (4.14%) logstash
12 18 (3.73%) Rancher
13 15 (3.11%) Fluentd
14 10 (2.07%) Salt
14 10 (2.07%) ZABBIX
15 4 (0.83%) Docker Swarm
15 4 (0.83%) Nagios
15 4 (0.83%) NetIQ Identity Manager
15 4 (0.83%) Oozie
Vendors
1 54 (11.18%) Google
2 47 (9.73%) Oracle
3 37 (7.66%) Microsoft
3 37 (7.66%) Splunk
4 29 (6.00%) Atlassian
5 24 (4.97%) Cloudera
6 22 (4.55%) AppDynamics
7 21 (4.35%) VMware
8 20 (4.14%) Hortonworks
9 18 (3.73%) Red Hat
10 17 (3.52%) SAP
11 10 (2.07%) Dell
11 10 (2.07%) EMC
12 8 (1.66%) Databricks
12 8 (1.66%) Dynatrace
13 7 (1.45%) ServiceNow
14 6 (1.24%) CheckPoint
15 5 (1.04%) Black Duck
15 5 (1.04%) Xerox
16 4 (0.83%) ForgeRock