Period
to 19 November 2019

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 19 November 2019 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
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 377 373 542
Rank change year-on-year -4 +169 +165
Contract jobs citing GitLab 461 640 340
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.60% 0.68% 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.50% 3.20% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 426 210
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.30%
10th Percentile £397 £363 £357
90th Percentile £675 £675 £625
UK median daily rate £538 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
England median hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £37.25 £35.00 £31.25
90th Percentile £71.50 £35.00 £33.75
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +42.86% +7.69% -

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 13,179 20,021 17,496
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 17.23% 21.20% 18.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,776 13,850 12,261
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £330 £325 £313
90th Percentile £644 £625 £603
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 209 270
England median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.18% - +3.66%
10th Percentile £18.30 £25.41 £28.98
90th Percentile £74.35 £55.20 £58.88
UK median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +2.35% - +3.66%

GitLab
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for GitLab in England

GitLab
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing GitLab in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for GitLab in England

GitLab
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GitLab in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GitLab in England

GitLab
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing GitLab in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for GitLab in England

GitLab
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing GitLab in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2019.

Contractor 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 19 November 2019. 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 -21 220 £570 +8.57% 55
North of England -16 77 £500 - 23
North West +10 60 £500 +0.91% 12
South East +21 46 £463 -22.92% 12
Midlands +48 42 £538 -10.42% 12
South West +19 37 £488 +8.33% 9
West Midlands +24 28 £610 +1.67% 5
East of England +9 24 £550 +10.00% 13
East Midlands +30 14 £525 -12.50% 7
Yorkshire +13 10 £500 - 8
North East -25 7 £484 -3.25% 3
GitLab
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 2019, 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.

1 265 (57.48%) DevOps
2 251 (54.45%) Jenkins
3 241 (52.28%) Docker
4 234 (50.76%) AWS
5 194 (42.08%) Ansible
6 193 (41.87%) Java
7 184 (39.91%) Python
8 183 (39.70%) Agile Software Development
9 176 (38.18%) Linux
10 164 (35.57%) Kubernetes
11 160 (34.71%) Terraform
12 137 (29.72%) Git (software)
13 130 (28.20%) JIRA
14 124 (26.90%) Puppet
15 111 (24.08%) Security Cleared
16 110 (23.86%) Azure
17 98 (21.26%) Continuous Integration
18 97 (21.04%) SC Cleared
19 85 (18.44%) Microservices
20 83 (18.00%) JavaScript
21 82 (17.79%) Confluence
22 77 (16.70%) SQL
23 76 (16.49%) Configuration Management
24 71 (15.40%) Web Services
25 69 (14.97%) TDD
26 68 (14.75%) Scrum
26 68 (14.75%) GitHub
27 65 (14.10%) Spring
28 64 (13.88%) Bash Shell
29 63 (13.67%) Windows

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 82 (17.79%) Confluence
2 37 (8.03%) Elasticsearch
3 21 (4.56%) Apache
4 18 (3.90%) nginx
4 18 (3.90%) Tomcat
5 13 (2.82%) WebSphere
6 12 (2.60%) Apache Spark
7 10 (2.17%) Cloud Foundry
8 8 (1.74%) IIS
8 8 (1.74%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.30%) JBoss
10 5 (1.08%) Camunda
11 4 (0.87%) CMS
11 4 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.65%) Jetty
12 3 (0.65%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.65%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.65%) Sonic ESB
12 3 (0.65%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (1.30%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.65%) Adobe XD
2 3 (0.65%) InVision
2 3 (0.65%) Zeplin
3 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (2.39%) assyst
1 11 (2.39%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 4 (0.87%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 234 (50.76%) AWS
2 110 (23.86%) Azure
3 68 (14.75%) GitHub
4 54 (11.71%) Amazon EC2
5 53 (11.50%) GCP
6 43 (9.33%) AWS CloudFormation
7 40 (8.68%) Amazon S3
8 37 (8.03%) PaaS
9 35 (7.59%) OpenShift
10 31 (6.72%) Serverless
11 28 (6.07%) AWS Lambda
12 23 (4.99%) Amazon SQS
13 22 (4.77%) Datadog
14 17 (3.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 17 (3.69%) Amazon ECS
15 16 (3.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 15 (3.25%) IaaS
17 14 (3.04%) AWS Fargate
18 13 (2.82%) Amazon ELB
19 12 (2.60%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 29 (6.29%) HTTP
2 27 (5.86%) DNS
3 20 (4.34%) VPN
4 18 (3.90%) TCP/IP
5 14 (3.04%) Firewall
5 14 (3.04%) SSL
6 13 (2.82%) FTP
7 5 (1.08%) Asterisk PBX
7 5 (1.08%) iSCSI
8 3 (0.65%) DHCP
8 3 (0.65%) Internet
8 3 (0.65%) IPsec
9 2 (0.43%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (0.43%) Network Security
9 2 (0.43%) SSH
9 2 (0.43%) VLAN
10 1 (0.22%) ADSL2+
10 1 (0.22%) BIG-IP
10 1 (0.22%) DSL
10 1 (0.22%) VDSL2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (11.06%) PostgreSQL
2 42 (9.11%) Amazon RDS
3 41 (8.89%) MySQL
4 37 (8.03%) Hadoop
5 36 (7.81%) Big Data
6 30 (6.51%) MongoDB
7 25 (5.42%) NoSQL
8 20 (4.34%) Apache Cassandra
9 14 (3.04%) Oracle Database
10 13 (2.82%) Relational Database
10 13 (2.82%) SQL Server
11 12 (2.60%) Redis
12 11 (2.39%) Amazon Redshift
12 11 (2.39%) Pentaho
13 9 (1.95%) Amazon Athena
14 8 (1.74%) Impala
14 8 (1.74%) InfluxDB
14 8 (1.74%) MariaDB
15 7 (1.52%) Apache Hive
15 7 (1.52%) HBase
Development Applications
1 251 (54.45%) Jenkins
2 137 (29.72%) Git (software)
3 130 (28.20%) JIRA
4 49 (10.63%) Artifactory
5 45 (9.76%) Bitbucket
5 45 (9.76%) SonarQube
6 39 (8.46%) Maven
7 35 (7.59%) Gradle
7 35 (7.59%) Selenium
8 27 (5.86%) Cucumber
9 23 (4.99%) Travis CI
10 22 (4.77%) JUnit
11 21 (4.56%) CircleCI
12 19 (4.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 19 (4.12%) Sonatype Nexus
13 13 (2.82%) Appium
14 12 (2.60%) Gatling
14 12 (2.60%) JMeter
15 10 (2.17%) Geb
15 10 (2.17%) WebDriver
General
1 59 (12.80%) Finance
2 33 (7.16%) Public Sector
3 29 (6.29%) Banking
4 10 (2.17%) Retail
5 7 (1.52%) Financial Institution
5 7 (1.52%) Games
5 7 (1.52%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.30%) Automotive
6 6 (1.30%) Front Office
6 6 (1.30%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.30%) Marketing
6 6 (1.30%) Police
7 5 (1.08%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.65%) Electronics
9 2 (0.43%) Legal
9 2 (0.43%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.22%) Advertising
10 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.22%) Military
10 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 141 (30.59%) Developer
2 137 (29.72%) DevOps Engineer
3 49 (10.63%) AWS Engineer
4 42 (9.11%) Java Developer
5 29 (6.29%) Cloud Engineer
6 28 (6.07%) AWS DevOps
7 27 (5.86%) Administrator
8 21 (4.56%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 20 (4.34%) Architect
10 18 (3.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 17 (3.69%) Senior Developer
12 16 (3.47%) Platform Engineer
13 15 (3.25%) Data Engineer
13 15 (3.25%) DevOps Administrator
13 15 (3.25%) Senior DevOps
14 14 (3.04%) Agile Developer
14 14 (3.04%) Cloud Administrator
14 14 (3.04%) Kubernetes Engineer
14 14 (3.04%) React Developer
14 14 (3.04%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (15.40%) Web Services
2 65 (14.10%) Spring
3 59 (12.80%) REST
4 49 (10.63%) Elastic Stack
5 46 (9.98%) CSS
6 45 (9.76%) HTML
7 42 (9.11%) AngularJS
7 42 (9.11%) Node.js
8 39 (8.46%) Kafka
9 33 (7.16%) Spring Boot
10 32 (6.94%) J2EE
11 25 (5.42%) SOAP
12 23 (4.99%) RESTful
13 22 (4.77%) React Native
13 22 (4.77%) XML
14 20 (4.34%) OAuth
15 19 (4.12%) .NET
16 18 (3.90%) Swagger
17 16 (3.47%) JSON
18 15 (3.25%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 23 (4.99%) Mobile App
2 19 (4.12%) User Experience
3 17 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (3.04%) Data Centre
5 13 (2.82%) Linux Command Line
6 11 (2.39%) Cloud Native
7 10 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (1.95%) Greenfield Project
9 8 (1.74%) Clustering
9 8 (1.74%) Mainframe
9 8 (1.74%) Wiki
10 7 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.52%) iPad
11 6 (1.30%) Replication
12 5 (1.08%) Driving Licence
12 5 (1.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 5 (1.08%) Security Operations Centre
13 4 (0.87%) Derivative
14 3 (0.65%) Client/Server
14 3 (0.65%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 176 (38.18%) Linux
2 63 (13.67%) Windows
3 51 (11.06%) Unix
4 25 (5.42%) Windows Server
5 19 (4.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (3.90%) Android
7 17 (3.69%) Apple iOS
7 17 (3.69%) Ubuntu
8 11 (2.39%) CentOS
9 10 (2.17%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.87%) CoreOS
11 2 (0.43%) DC/OS
11 2 (0.43%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.43%) VMS
11 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.22%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.22%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (57.48%) DevOps
2 183 (39.70%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (21.26%) Continuous Integration
4 85 (18.44%) Microservices
5 76 (16.49%) Configuration Management
6 69 (14.97%) TDD
7 68 (14.75%) Scrum
8 54 (11.71%) Test Automation
9 49 (10.63%) Software Engineering
10 41 (8.89%) BDD
11 35 (7.59%) Open Source
12 33 (7.16%) Kanban
13 32 (6.94%) Problem-Solving
14 31 (6.72%) Infrastructure as Code
15 30 (6.51%) Front End Development
16 28 (6.07%) Digital Transformation Programme
16 28 (6.07%) Load Balancing
17 25 (5.42%) Migration
18 24 (5.21%) Deployment Automation
19 22 (4.77%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 193 (41.87%) Java
2 184 (39.91%) Python
3 83 (18.00%) JavaScript
4 77 (16.70%) SQL
5 64 (13.88%) Bash Shell
6 29 (6.29%) Shell Script
7 25 (5.42%) Java 8
8 21 (4.56%) TypeScript
9 20 (4.34%) Go
10 18 (3.90%) PowerShell
11 14 (3.04%) Kotlin
11 14 (3.04%) Ruby
12 13 (2.82%) C++
13 12 (2.60%) ES6
14 11 (2.39%) C#
15 10 (2.17%) C
16 9 (1.95%) Scala
17 8 (1.74%) ES7
17 8 (1.74%) Groovy
18 7 (1.52%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 111 (24.08%) Security Cleared
2 97 (21.04%) SC Cleared
3 21 (4.56%) AWS Certification
4 20 (4.34%) DV Cleared
5 16 (3.47%) MCSA
5 16 (3.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (3.04%) RHCE
7 13 (2.82%) RHCSA
8 12 (2.60%) CCA
9 8 (1.74%) BPSS Clearance
9 8 (1.74%) Degree
10 2 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.22%) CCNA
11 1 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.82%) QA
2 3 (0.65%) PSD2
2 3 (0.65%) WCAG
3 2 (0.43%) COBIT
3 2 (0.43%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.43%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.22%) GDPR
4 1 (0.22%) IEC 62304
4 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 241 (52.28%) Docker
2 35 (7.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (4.34%) Virtual Machines
4 15 (3.25%) Hyper-V
5 11 (2.39%) vSphere
6 10 (2.17%) PowerDNS
7 9 (1.95%) Active Directory
8 7 (1.52%) VirtualBox
9 5 (1.08%) Corosync
9 5 (1.08%) DRBD
9 5 (1.08%) FreeRADIUS
9 5 (1.08%) Postfix
9 5 (1.08%) Snort
10 4 (0.87%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 3 (0.65%) OpenAM
11 3 (0.65%) OpenDJ
11 3 (0.65%) VMware NSX
11 3 (0.65%) Xen
12 2 (0.43%) NDS
12 2 (0.43%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 194 (42.08%) Ansible
2 164 (35.57%) Kubernetes
3 160 (34.71%) Terraform
4 124 (26.90%) Puppet
5 39 (8.46%) Opscode Chef
6 30 (6.51%) Consul
7 28 (6.07%) Packer
8 23 (4.99%) Grafana
9 22 (4.77%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 22 (4.77%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 21 (4.56%) Kibana
11 19 (4.12%) Prometheus
12 15 (3.25%) Docker Swarm
13 14 (3.04%) logstash
14 13 (2.82%) HAProxy
15 11 (2.39%) NetBackup
16 8 (1.74%) Graphite
16 8 (1.74%) ZABBIX
17 7 (1.52%) Oozie
18 6 (1.30%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 42 (9.11%) Google
2 39 (8.46%) Cloudera
3 36 (7.81%) VMware
4 33 (7.16%) Red Hat
5 29 (6.29%) Oracle
6 26 (5.64%) Splunk
7 23 (4.99%) Atlassian
7 23 (4.99%) Hortonworks
8 20 (4.34%) Microsoft
9 15 (3.25%) ServiceNow
10 11 (2.39%) New Relic
10 11 (2.39%) Sparx
11 10 (2.17%) ForgeRock
11 10 (2.17%) SaltStack
12 9 (1.95%) IBM
13 7 (1.52%) NetIQ
14 6 (1.30%) Adobe
14 6 (1.30%) Remedy
15 5 (1.08%) Altera
15 5 (1.08%) Xilinx