Period
to 1 October 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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 176 378 419
Rank change year-on-year +202 +41 +119
Contract jobs citing GitLab 405 503 539
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.56% 0.63% 0.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.56% 3.46% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 287 360
Median daily rate £525 £538 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.33% +2.38% +5.00%
10th Percentile £375 £400 £337
90th Percentile £750 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £520 £538 £525
% change year-on-year -3.26% +2.38% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year -22.22% - -

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 4,729 14,551 19,503
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.24% 18.17% 20.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,101 9,616 13,518
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £319 £335 £325
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +2.63% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 197 207
Median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £29.10 £23.90 £25.91
90th Percentile £57.50 £57.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate £40.00 £44.02 £42.50
% change year-on-year -9.13% +3.58% -

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +176 232 £525 -8.70% 50
North of England +137 81 £500 +1.01% 26
North West +89 54 £500 - 6
South East +169 32 £510 +16.57% 7
North East +54 18 £484 +2.38% 18
Midlands +64 15 £478 -10.98% 4
West Midlands +55 15 £478 -20.91% 4
East of England +75 10 - - 10
Yorkshire +84 7 £559 +11.75% 2
South West +86 6 £475 +5.56% 18
GitLab
UK

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 275 (67.90%) DevOps
2 256 (63.21%) Jenkins
3 255 (62.96%) AWS
4 233 (57.53%) Docker
5 222 (54.81%) Python
6 219 (54.07%) Java
7 207 (51.11%) Kubernetes
8 198 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
9 167 (41.23%) Terraform
10 166 (40.99%) Azure
11 165 (40.74%) Microservices
12 154 (38.02%) SQL
13 148 (36.54%) Security Cleared
14 122 (30.12%) SC Cleared
15 115 (28.40%) Ansible
16 110 (27.16%) PostgreSQL
17 107 (26.42%) SQL Server
18 105 (25.93%) Git (software)
19 102 (25.19%) Web Services
20 100 (24.69%) GCP
21 99 (24.44%) Artifactory
22 98 (24.20%) MySQL
23 90 (22.22%) Swagger
24 89 (21.98%) Finance
25 87 (21.48%) gRPC
26 85 (20.99%) Google
26 85 (20.99%) Linux
27 84 (20.74%) Software Engineering
28 83 (20.49%) Serverless
29 80 (19.75%) Infrastructure as Code

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 76 (18.77%) Apache
2 36 (8.89%) Confluence
3 18 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (3.21%) Apache Spark
5 10 (2.47%) SAS
6 5 (1.23%) nginx
6 5 (1.23%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.23%) Tornado
7 4 (0.99%) Apache Airflow
7 4 (0.99%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.74%) IBM Domino
8 3 (0.74%) Jupyter
8 3 (0.74%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.49%) IIS
9 2 (0.49%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.25%) CMS
10 1 (0.25%) Documentum
10 1 (0.25%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.25%) Tuxedo
Business Applications
1 2 (0.49%) assyst
2 1 (0.25%) CA PPM
2 1 (0.25%) Maximo
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 255 (62.96%) AWS
2 166 (40.99%) Azure
3 100 (24.69%) GCP
4 83 (20.49%) Serverless
5 80 (19.75%) Amazon ECS
6 78 (19.26%) AWS Lambda
7 71 (17.53%) Apigee
8 66 (16.30%) GitHub
9 28 (6.91%) Amazon EKS
10 21 (5.19%) AWS CloudFormation
11 17 (4.20%) Amazon EC2
12 16 (3.95%) Amazon S3
13 13 (3.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 12 (2.96%) Power Platform
15 11 (2.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 11 (2.72%) Azure Stack
16 8 (1.98%) Datadog
16 8 (1.98%) IaaS
16 8 (1.98%) Kong
16 8 (1.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (7.41%) Firewall
2 26 (6.42%) Reverse Proxy
2 26 (6.42%) VLAN
3 15 (3.70%) SNMP
4 9 (2.22%) VPN
5 8 (1.98%) DNS
6 4 (0.99%) DSL
6 4 (0.99%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.49%) FTP
7 2 (0.49%) HTTP
7 2 (0.49%) Network Security
8 1 (0.25%) DHCP
8 1 (0.25%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.25%) Internet
8 1 (0.25%) IPsec
8 1 (0.25%) SSL
8 1 (0.25%) Tactical Data Link
8 1 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (27.16%) PostgreSQL
2 107 (26.42%) SQL Server
3 98 (24.20%) MySQL
4 72 (17.78%) Amazon Redshift
5 45 (11.11%) Big Data
6 41 (10.12%) Data Warehouse
7 28 (6.91%) Hadoop
8 24 (5.93%) MongoDB
9 23 (5.68%) NoSQL
10 14 (3.46%) Data Lake
11 12 (2.96%) Power BI
12 11 (2.72%) Amazon RDS
12 11 (2.72%) Relational Database
13 10 (2.47%) Apache Hive
14 6 (1.48%) Azure SQL Database
15 5 (1.23%) Pentaho
16 4 (0.99%) Base SAS
17 3 (0.74%) BusinessObjects XI
17 3 (0.74%) Impala
17 3 (0.74%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 256 (63.21%) Jenkins
2 105 (25.93%) Git (software)
3 99 (24.44%) Artifactory
4 68 (16.79%) JIRA
5 48 (11.85%) Cucumber
6 34 (8.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 34 (8.40%) Maven
7 30 (7.41%) JUnit
8 27 (6.67%) SonarQube
9 22 (5.43%) WebDriver
10 21 (5.19%) Sonatype Nexus
11 17 (4.20%) Selenium
12 16 (3.95%) Bitbucket
13 15 (3.70%) Jasmine
14 10 (2.47%) Cypress.io
14 10 (2.47%) Gatling
14 10 (2.47%) JMeter
15 9 (2.22%) REST Assured
16 8 (1.98%) gulp
16 8 (1.98%) Subversion
General
1 89 (21.98%) Finance
2 80 (19.75%) Banking
3 40 (9.88%) Public Sector
4 26 (6.42%) Back Office
5 3 (0.74%) Legal
5 3 (0.74%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.74%) Marketing
5 3 (0.74%) Police
6 2 (0.49%) Electronics
6 2 (0.49%) Law
6 2 (0.49%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.25%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (0.25%) Retail
7 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 120 (29.63%) Developer
2 101 (24.94%) DevOps Engineer
3 72 (17.78%) Java Developer
4 59 (14.57%) AWS Engineer
5 51 (12.59%) Software Engineer
6 49 (12.10%) Java Engineer
7 46 (11.36%) Java Software Engineer
8 45 (11.11%) Architect
9 44 (10.86%) SQL Developer
10 43 (10.62%) AWS Developer
10 43 (10.62%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 43 (10.62%) Java Software Developer
11 36 (8.89%) Cloud Architect
12 35 (8.64%) AWS Software Engineer
13 33 (8.15%) Data Architect
14 29 (7.16%) Data Engineer
14 29 (7.16%) Solutions Architect
15 28 (6.91%) Cloud Solutions Architect
15 28 (6.91%) Java Architect
15 28 (6.91%) Java Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (25.19%) Web Services
2 90 (22.22%) Swagger
3 87 (21.48%) gRPC
4 76 (18.77%) OAuth
5 62 (15.31%) REST
6 60 (14.81%) Spring
7 48 (11.85%) Spring Boot
8 45 (11.11%) Node.js
9 35 (8.64%) Kafka
10 34 (8.40%) RESTful
11 31 (7.65%) Gherkin
12 29 (7.16%) Elastic Stack
13 28 (6.91%) SOAP
14 25 (6.17%) HTML
15 19 (4.69%) CSS
15 19 (4.69%) RabbitMQ
16 18 (4.44%) AngularJS
16 18 (4.44%) React
17 15 (3.70%) Dropwizard
17 15 (3.70%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 71 (17.53%) Hedge funds
2 46 (11.36%) Greenfield Project
3 20 (4.94%) Public Cloud
4 13 (3.21%) Data Centre
5 11 (2.72%) Cloud Native
5 11 (2.72%) Hybrid Cloud
5 11 (2.72%) Linux Command Line
6 9 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.73%) Private Cloud
8 6 (1.48%) Blog
8 6 (1.48%) PMI
8 6 (1.48%) User Experience
9 4 (0.99%) Credit Risk
10 3 (0.74%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.74%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.74%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.74%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (0.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.49%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 85 (20.99%) Linux
2 51 (12.59%) Windows
3 32 (7.90%) Windows Server
4 31 (7.65%) CentOS
5 29 (7.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 26 (6.42%) Windows 10
6 26 (6.42%) Windows Server 2016
7 25 (6.17%) Unix
8 8 (1.98%) VMS
9 7 (1.73%) Mac OS X
10 5 (1.23%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.99%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.74%) Android
13 1 (0.25%) Debian
13 1 (0.25%) Fedora
13 1 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.25%) VME
13 1 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (67.90%) DevOps
2 198 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
3 165 (40.74%) Microservices
4 84 (20.74%) Software Engineering
5 80 (19.75%) Infrastructure as Code
6 73 (18.02%) Asset Management
7 71 (17.53%) Investment Management
8 70 (17.28%) Continuous Integration
9 65 (16.05%) Test Automation
10 58 (14.32%) Configuration Management
11 55 (13.58%) Scrum
12 52 (12.84%) Mentoring
13 51 (12.59%) TDD
14 43 (10.62%) Continuous Deployment
15 40 (9.88%) Open Source
16 37 (9.14%) Continuous Delivery
17 34 (8.40%) BDD
18 33 (8.15%) Technology Roadmap
19 27 (6.67%) Migration
20 24 (5.93%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 222 (54.81%) Python
2 219 (54.07%) Java
3 154 (38.02%) SQL
4 61 (15.06%) Bash Shell
5 56 (13.83%) JavaScript
6 43 (10.62%) PowerShell
7 29 (7.16%) Shell Script
8 23 (5.68%) Go
9 22 (5.43%) Scala
10 20 (4.94%) C#
11 12 (2.96%) Ruby
12 9 (2.22%) Perl
13 7 (1.73%) Java 8
14 5 (1.23%) Groovy
15 4 (0.99%) PHP
15 4 (0.99%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.99%) TypeScript
16 3 (0.74%) SAS Macro
17 2 (0.49%) C-shell
18 1 (0.25%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 148 (36.54%) Security Cleared
2 122 (30.12%) SC Cleared
3 26 (6.42%) Sun Certification
4 19 (4.69%) DV Cleared
5 14 (3.46%) CCA
6 10 (2.47%) BPSS Clearance
7 8 (1.98%) Degree
8 6 (1.48%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.99%) AWS Certification
9 4 (0.99%) CTC Cleared
9 4 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.74%) Numerate Degree
11 2 (0.49%) CESG Certified Professional
11 2 (0.49%) CISM
11 2 (0.49%) CISSP
11 2 (0.49%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (0.49%) CRISC
11 2 (0.49%) ISEB
12 1 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.42%) QA
2 10 (2.47%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.99%) SLA
4 3 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.49%) GDPR
6 1 (0.25%) NIST
System Software
1 233 (57.53%) Docker
2 26 (6.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (6.42%) vSphere
3 8 (1.98%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.99%) NDS
4 4 (0.99%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 3 (0.74%) HDFS
5 3 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 207 (51.11%) Kubernetes
2 167 (41.23%) Terraform
3 115 (28.40%) Ansible
4 76 (18.77%) Puppet
5 52 (12.84%) Packer
6 37 (9.14%) Grafana
7 36 (8.89%) Prometheus
8 33 (8.15%) Opscode Chef
9 17 (4.20%) ZABBIX
10 11 (2.72%) Kibana
11 9 (2.22%) Istio
12 6 (1.48%) Nagios
13 4 (0.99%) logstash
13 4 (0.99%) NetIQ Identity Manager
13 4 (0.99%) Rancher
14 3 (0.74%) Consul
14 3 (0.74%) Hadoop YARN
14 3 (0.74%) Oozie
15 2 (0.49%) Control-M
15 2 (0.49%) Graphite
Vendors
1 85 (20.99%) Google
2 58 (14.32%) Oracle
3 40 (9.88%) Cloudera
4 38 (9.38%) Microsoft
5 34 (8.40%) Hortonworks
6 29 (7.16%) Atlassian
6 29 (7.16%) VMware
7 17 (4.20%) Splunk
8 15 (3.70%) Dell
8 15 (3.70%) EMC
9 14 (3.46%) Databricks
10 6 (1.48%) CheckPoint
10 6 (1.48%) Zscaler
11 5 (1.23%) Dynatrace
11 5 (1.23%) IBM
12 4 (0.99%) AppDynamics
12 4 (0.99%) NetIQ
12 4 (0.99%) Novell
12 4 (0.99%) SAP
12 4 (0.99%) ServiceNow