Period
to 11 April 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 11 April 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
11 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 234 269 344
Rank change year-on-year +35 +75 +180
Contract jobs citing GitLab 450 515 677
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.08% 0.96% 0.77%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.42% 5.40% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 339 464
10th Percentile £350 £385 £405
25th Percentile £413 £450 £467
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £540 £550
Median % change year-on-year -7.41% -1.82% +4.76%
75th Percentile £575 £634 £625
90th Percentile £634 £700 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £525 £550
% change year-on-year -4.76% -4.55% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 1
10th Percentile £34.00 " "
25th Percentile " " £10.25
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £10.50
75th Percentile £47.50 " £10.75
90th Percentile " " "
UK median hourly rate £40.00 - £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 England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7,008 9,544 18,584
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.78% 17.80% 21.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,719 6,615 12,897
10th Percentile £333 £338 £338
25th Percentile £400 £410 £409
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £482 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year -3.70% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £575 £580 £575
90th Percentile £650 £663 £638
UK median daily rate £480 £490 £488
% change year-on-year -2.04% +0.51% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 147 237
10th Percentile £27.50 £18.25 £21.25
25th Percentile £40.00 £31.88 £36.67
Median hourly rate £45.50 £47.00 £44.92
Median % change year-on-year -3.19% +4.64% +3.25%
75th Percentile £55.00 £53.28 £50.00
90th Percentile £61.25 £63.75 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £44.18
% change year-on-year -5.26% +7.51% +3.95%

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 11 April 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 11 April 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 11 April 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 +2 220 £500 -9.09% 68
North of England -20 55 £465 -13.89% 22
South East +82 51 £420 -1.18% 23
North West -18 35 £450 -5.26% 14
East of England +46 22 £425 -22.73% 16
Midlands +35 18 £475 -5.94% 22
South West +56 15 £520 -0.95% 11
West Midlands +22 13 £540 +6.40% 19
North East +25 10 £485 +9.30% 2
Yorkshire -4 10 £555 -7.50% 6
East Midlands +26 3 - - 3
GitLab
UK

For the 6 months to 11 April 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.

1 261 (58.00%) DevOps
2 237 (52.67%) Jenkins
3 223 (49.56%) Python
4 193 (42.89%) Linux
5 188 (41.78%) Docker
6 184 (40.89%) AWS
7 179 (39.78%) Agile Software Development
8 178 (39.56%) Java
9 175 (38.89%) Terraform
10 171 (38.00%) Git (software)
11 161 (35.78%) Kubernetes
12 149 (33.11%) Ansible
13 124 (27.56%) Azure
14 117 (26.00%) Continuous Integration
15 106 (23.56%) Microservices
16 104 (23.11%) Security Cleared
17 101 (22.44%) Bash Shell
18 100 (22.22%) Scrum
19 99 (22.00%) JIRA
20 96 (21.33%) Infrastructure as Code
21 91 (20.22%) GitHub
22 87 (19.33%) Test Automation
23 85 (18.89%) SC Cleared
24 77 (17.11%) Software Engineering
25 73 (16.22%) JavaScript
26 72 (16.00%) Maven
27 69 (15.33%) TDD
27 69 (15.33%) Finance
28 68 (15.11%) Kafka
28 68 (15.11%) Node.js

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 49 (10.89%) Confluence
2 19 (4.22%) Apache Spark
3 16 (3.56%) Apache
3 16 (3.56%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (2.00%) nginx
5 8 (1.78%) DNN
6 4 (0.89%) Jupyter
6 4 (0.89%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.89%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.44%) Apache Airflow
7 2 (0.44%) IIS
7 2 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.44%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.22%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.22%) Documentum
8 1 (0.22%) Drupal
8 1 (0.22%) FileNet
8 1 (0.22%) GeoServer
8 1 (0.22%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (0.22%) Figma
1 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.33%) assyst
2 4 (0.89%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.44%) Maximo
4 1 (0.22%) Exstream
4 1 (0.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 184 (40.89%) AWS
2 124 (27.56%) Azure
3 91 (20.22%) GitHub
4 52 (11.56%) GCP
5 42 (9.33%) Amazon EKS
6 24 (5.33%) AWS CloudFormation
7 22 (4.89%) Amazon ECS
7 22 (4.89%) PaaS
8 20 (4.44%) Serverless
9 19 (4.22%) SaaS
10 17 (3.78%) IaaS
11 16 (3.56%) AWS Lambda
12 14 (3.11%) OpenShift
13 12 (2.67%) Amazon S3
14 11 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
15 9 (2.00%) Azure Stack
15 9 (2.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 8 (1.78%) Datadog
16 8 (1.78%) Kong
17 7 (1.56%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.11%) Firewall
2 12 (2.67%) DECT
2 12 (2.67%) DNS
2 12 (2.67%) Wi-Fi
3 11 (2.44%) VPN
4 10 (2.22%) IPv4
4 10 (2.22%) IPv6
4 10 (2.22%) Multicast
4 10 (2.22%) PPP
4 10 (2.22%) UPnP
5 7 (1.56%) Kerberos
6 6 (1.33%) Broadband
6 6 (1.33%) SSL
7 4 (0.89%) HTTP
7 4 (0.89%) SSH
7 4 (0.89%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.67%) Calico
8 3 (0.67%) Network Security
9 2 (0.44%) FTP
10 1 (0.22%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (10.44%) PostgreSQL
2 31 (6.89%) NoSQL
3 30 (6.67%) Big Data
4 27 (6.00%) MongoDB
5 21 (4.67%) Data Lake
6 19 (4.22%) Apache Hive
7 17 (3.78%) HBase
7 17 (3.78%) MySQL
8 16 (3.56%) SQL Server
9 15 (3.33%) Hadoop
10 12 (2.67%) Impala
11 9 (2.00%) Relational Database
11 9 (2.00%) Spark SQL
12 7 (1.56%) Power BI
13 6 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
13 6 (1.33%) Pentaho
14 5 (1.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 4 (0.89%) BigQuery
16 3 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
17 2 (0.44%) Redis
Development Applications
1 237 (52.67%) Jenkins
2 171 (38.00%) Git (software)
3 99 (22.00%) JIRA
4 72 (16.00%) Maven
5 45 (10.00%) SonarQube
6 44 (9.78%) Artifactory
7 42 (9.33%) Bitbucket
7 42 (9.33%) Sonatype Nexus
8 37 (8.22%) JUnit
9 35 (7.78%) Cucumber
10 33 (7.33%) Gradle
11 29 (6.44%) Selenium
12 18 (4.00%) GDB
12 18 (4.00%) JMeter
12 18 (4.00%) TeamCity
13 13 (2.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 13 (2.89%) Jasmine
14 12 (2.67%) Cypress.io
14 12 (2.67%) git-flow
15 11 (2.44%) Mockito
General
1 69 (15.33%) Finance
2 45 (10.00%) Public Sector
3 27 (6.00%) Telecoms
4 19 (4.22%) Banking
4 19 (4.22%) Manufacturing
5 18 (4.00%) Electronics
5 18 (4.00%) Marketing
6 5 (1.11%) Automotive
6 5 (1.11%) Front Office
6 5 (1.11%) Games
7 4 (0.89%) Retail
8 3 (0.67%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.67%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.44%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.44%) Law
9 2 (0.44%) Publishing
10 1 (0.22%) Advertising
10 1 (0.22%) Back Office
10 1 (0.22%) Legal
10 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 155 (34.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 116 (25.78%) Developer
3 36 (8.00%) Java Developer
4 35 (7.78%) AWS Engineer
5 32 (7.11%) AWS DevOps
6 28 (6.22%) Cloud Engineer
6 28 (6.22%) Senior DevOps
7 27 (6.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 27 (6.00%) Software Engineer
8 26 (5.78%) Azure Engineer
8 26 (5.78%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 22 (4.89%) Architect
10 19 (4.22%) Full Stack Developer
11 18 (4.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 17 (3.78%) Senior Developer
13 12 (2.67%) Administrator
13 12 (2.67%) Linux Engineer
14 11 (2.44%) Azure DevOps
15 10 (2.22%) Consultant
15 10 (2.22%) Embedded Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (15.11%) Kafka
1 68 (15.11%) Node.js
2 67 (14.89%) REST
3 64 (14.22%) Spring
4 52 (11.56%) Web Services
5 43 (9.56%) Spring Boot
6 41 (9.11%) AngularJS
7 38 (8.44%) React
8 36 (8.00%) HTML
9 32 (7.11%) Elastic Stack
10 29 (6.44%) YAML
11 28 (6.22%) RESTful
12 27 (6.00%) CSS
13 23 (5.11%) JSON
14 20 (4.44%) Dropwizard
15 19 (4.22%) Express
15 19 (4.22%) JAX-RS
16 17 (3.78%) RabbitMQ
16 17 (3.78%) SOAP
17 16 (3.56%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 27 (6.00%) Linux Command Line
2 22 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (4.22%) Embedded Systems
4 15 (3.33%) Algorithms
5 14 (3.11%) Hybrid Cloud
6 13 (2.89%) Cloud Native
6 13 (2.89%) Public Cloud
7 10 (2.22%) Data Centre
8 9 (2.00%) Augmented Reality
9 8 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.78%) User Experience
10 7 (1.56%) Private Cloud
11 6 (1.33%) Analytical Mindset
11 6 (1.33%) Data Structures
12 5 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
12 5 (1.11%) NHS
13 4 (0.89%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.89%) Reference Data
14 2 (0.44%) Hedge funds
14 2 (0.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 193 (42.89%) Linux
2 59 (13.11%) Windows
3 47 (10.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 35 (7.78%) Unix
5 25 (5.56%) CentOS
6 24 (5.33%) Android
7 18 (4.00%) OpenWrt
7 18 (4.00%) Windows Server
8 10 (2.22%) Apple iOS
9 8 (1.78%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 4 (0.89%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.89%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.44%) Alpine Linux
12 1 (0.22%) DC/OS
12 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (58.00%) DevOps
2 179 (39.78%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (26.00%) Continuous Integration
4 106 (23.56%) Microservices
5 100 (22.22%) Scrum
6 96 (21.33%) Infrastructure as Code
7 87 (19.33%) Test Automation
8 77 (17.11%) Software Engineering
9 69 (15.33%) TDD
10 50 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
11 49 (10.89%) Configuration Management
12 46 (10.22%) Open Source
13 44 (9.78%) Kanban
14 35 (7.78%) BDD
15 34 (7.56%) Continuous Delivery
16 33 (7.33%) Continuous Deployment
17 25 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
17 25 (5.56%) Infrastructure Automation
18 23 (5.11%) Test Strategy
19 21 (4.67%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 223 (49.56%) Python
2 178 (39.56%) Java
3 101 (22.44%) Bash Shell
4 73 (16.22%) JavaScript
5 64 (14.22%) SQL
6 58 (12.89%) PowerShell
7 54 (12.00%) Shell Script
8 36 (8.00%) Perl
9 30 (6.67%) TypeScript
10 26 (5.78%) Ruby
11 23 (5.11%) C
11 23 (5.11%) Go
12 22 (4.89%) Scala
13 19 (4.22%) C++
14 11 (2.44%) Java 8
14 11 (2.44%) Kotlin
15 10 (2.22%) Groovy
16 9 (2.00%) C#
16 9 (2.00%) Elm
17 8 (1.78%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 104 (23.11%) Security Cleared
2 85 (18.89%) SC Cleared
3 28 (6.22%) Degree
4 22 (4.89%) DV Cleared
5 9 (2.00%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.67%) CISM
6 3 (0.67%) CISSP
6 3 (0.67%) GIAC
6 3 (0.67%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.67%) SANS
7 2 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.44%) CCA
8 1 (0.22%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.22%) CCNA
8 1 (0.22%) CCNP
8 1 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.22%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.22%) MCSE
8 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.67%) QA
2 12 (2.67%) JTAG
3 5 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 12207
4 4 (0.89%) SLA
5 3 (0.67%) HIPAA
5 3 (0.67%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.67%) RMADS
5 3 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.67%) WCAG
6 2 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.22%) PMO
System Software
1 188 (41.78%) Docker
2 16 (3.56%) HDFS
3 8 (1.78%) iptables
4 6 (1.33%) Active Directory
5 5 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.22%) Firmware
7 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.22%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 175 (38.89%) Terraform
2 161 (35.78%) Kubernetes
3 149 (33.11%) Ansible
4 61 (13.56%) Puppet
5 44 (9.78%) Prometheus
6 38 (8.44%) Grafana
7 31 (6.89%) Kibana
8 30 (6.67%) Istio
9 28 (6.22%) Opscode Chef
10 24 (5.33%) Packer
11 20 (4.44%) logstash
12 19 (4.22%) Consul
13 17 (3.78%) Rancher
14 16 (3.56%) Fluentd
15 11 (2.44%) Salt
16 9 (2.00%) Docker Swarm
17 8 (1.78%) Oozie
18 7 (1.56%) vRealize
18 7 (1.56%) vRealize Orchestrator
19 5 (1.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 33 (7.33%) Splunk
2 29 (6.44%) Microsoft
2 29 (6.44%) Red Hat
3 24 (5.33%) Google
4 23 (5.11%) Atlassian
5 21 (4.67%) Cloudera
5 21 (4.67%) Oracle
6 19 (4.22%) AppDynamics
7 18 (4.00%) SAP
8 14 (3.11%) VMware
9 11 (2.44%) Hortonworks
10 9 (2.00%) Cisco
10 9 (2.00%) Dynatrace
11 8 (1.78%) Remedy
11 8 (1.78%) SaltStack
12 5 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (1.11%) ServiceNow
13 4 (0.89%) Confluent
13 4 (0.89%) IBM
13 4 (0.89%) Sage