Period
to

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 20 May 2022 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
20 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 156 245 248
Rank change year-on-year +89 +3 +110
Contract jobs citing GitLab 1,233 491 468
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.74% 1.07% 1.07%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.91% 6.31% 5.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 837 343 312
10th Percentile £450 £348 £387
25th Percentile £500 £408 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £588 £500 £550
Median % change year-on-year +17.50% -9.09% -
75th Percentile £671 £575 £650
90th Percentile £739 £638 £736
UK median daily rate £575 £500 £530
% change year-on-year +15.00% -5.66% -3.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 0
10th Percentile £40.11 £35.10 -
25th Percentile £44.79 £39.50 -
Median hourly rate £51.88 £45.00 -
Median % change year-on-year +15.28% - -
75th Percentile £56.69 £47.50 -
90th Percentile £59.06 £48.70 -
UK median hourly rate £49.50 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 12,436 7,781 7,979
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 17.52% 16.90% 18.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,782 5,216 5,564
10th Percentile £400 £350 £338
25th Percentile £463 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +1.01%
75th Percentile £663 £588 £588
90th Percentile £750 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £550 £495 £496
% change year-on-year +11.11% -0.25% +3.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 151 113
10th Percentile £38.27 £27.50 £19.10
25th Percentile £39.75 £40.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate £50.35 £49.50 £47.50
Median % change year-on-year +1.72% +4.21% +5.56%
75th Percentile £65.32 £57.00 £53.00
90th Percentile £76.96 £65.50 £62.65
UK median hourly rate £52.50 £46.10 £47.50
% change year-on-year +13.88% -2.95% +7.51%

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 20 May 2022.

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 20 May 2022.

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 20 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London +92 716 £615 +23.00% 81
North of England +4 147 £545 +18.16% 35
North West +7 98 £575 +41.98% 16
Midlands +18 91 £500 +5.26% 14
West Midlands +15 89 £515 +6.74% 8
Yorkshire +5 52 £569 +2.48% 17
South East -31 51 £613 +45.83% 13
East of England -9 45 £488 +8.33% 14
South West -17 32 £520 +4.00% 20
North East +7 20 £625 +28.34% 2
East Midlands -25 2 £500 +7.53% 6
GitLab
UK

For the 6 months to 20 May 2022, 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.

1 765 (62.04%) CI/CD
2 664 (53.85%) DevOps
3 625 (50.69%) AWS
4 595 (48.26%) Terraform
5 548 (44.44%) Jenkins
6 543 (44.04%) Agile
7 510 (41.36%) Kubernetes
8 449 (36.42%) Docker
9 424 (34.39%) Azure
9 424 (34.39%) Java
10 419 (33.98%) Ansible
11 399 (32.36%) Python
12 393 (31.87%) Linux
13 366 (29.68%) Git (software)
14 309 (25.06%) Microservices
15 304 (24.66%) Security Cleared
16 271 (21.98%) SC Cleared
17 251 (20.36%) JIRA
18 245 (19.87%) SQL
19 243 (19.71%) Scrum
20 235 (19.06%) Continuous Integration
21 233 (18.90%) Finance
22 228 (18.49%) Configuration Management
23 201 (16.30%) Infrastructure as Code
24 196 (15.90%) Social Skills
25 193 (15.65%) Bash
26 191 (15.49%) Test Automation
27 187 (15.17%) Confluence
28 183 (14.84%) JavaScript
29 176 (14.27%) Spring

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
1 187 (15.17%) Confluence
2 56 (4.54%) Apache Spark
3 55 (4.46%) Apache
3 55 (4.46%) nginx
4 48 (3.89%) SAS
5 41 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
6 32 (2.60%) Traefik
7 31 (2.51%) Apache Airflow
8 25 (2.03%) SharePoint
9 19 (1.54%) Tomcat
10 17 (1.38%) WebLogic
11 10 (0.81%) IIS
12 9 (0.73%) Documentum
13 6 (0.49%) CMS
14 5 (0.41%) FileNet
14 5 (0.41%) OpenStack
15 4 (0.32%) Apache Pig
15 4 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
16 3 (0.24%) Cloud Foundry
16 3 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.32%) Oracle Smart View
4 1 (0.081%) CATIA
4 1 (0.081%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.081%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.081%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.081%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 35 (2.84%) assyst
2 4 (0.32%) Shopify
3 1 (0.081%) Magento
3 1 (0.081%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.081%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.081%) Oracle TCA
3 1 (0.081%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 625 (50.69%) AWS
2 424 (34.39%) Azure
3 150 (12.17%) GCP
4 145 (11.76%) GitHub
5 114 (9.25%) AWS CloudFormation
6 112 (9.08%) Serverless
7 99 (8.03%) Amazon EC2
8 81 (6.57%) AWS Lambda
9 73 (5.92%) Amazon S3
10 71 (5.76%) PaaS
11 70 (5.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 63 (5.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 60 (4.87%) Amazon ECS
13 60 (4.87%) Amazon EKS
14 50 (4.06%) IaaS
15 40 (3.24%) Datadog
16 38 (3.08%) Azure Monitor
17 35 (2.84%) AWS CodePipeline
17 35 (2.84%) Power Platform
18 34 (2.76%) Kong
Communications & Networking
1 71 (5.76%) DNS
2 36 (2.92%) Internet
2 36 (2.92%) TCP/IP
3 25 (2.03%) VPN
4 22 (1.78%) Firewall
5 14 (1.14%) PuTTY
6 13 (1.05%) DHCP
6 13 (1.05%) SSL
7 9 (0.73%) HTTP
7 9 (0.73%) WAN
8 8 (0.65%) VSAN
9 6 (0.49%) IPv6
9 6 (0.49%) NGN
9 6 (0.49%) SD-WAN
10 5 (0.41%) SAN
10 5 (0.41%) VLAN
11 4 (0.32%) iSCSI
11 4 (0.32%) NAS
12 3 (0.24%) LAN
13 2 (0.16%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (9.08%) PostgreSQL
2 95 (7.70%) MongoDB
3 78 (6.33%) MySQL
4 73 (5.92%) Amazon RDS
4 73 (5.92%) Pentaho
5 65 (5.27%) NoSQL
6 58 (4.70%) Big Data
7 56 (4.54%) Data Warehouse
8 55 (4.46%) Relational Database
9 52 (4.22%) SQL Server
10 51 (4.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 44 (3.57%) Impala
12 38 (3.08%) Oracle Database
13 35 (2.84%) Hadoop
13 35 (2.84%) Power BI
14 27 (2.19%) BusinessObjects
14 27 (2.19%) Redis
15 21 (1.70%) Amazon Redshift
16 20 (1.62%) Tableau
17 19 (1.54%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 548 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 366 (29.68%) Git (software)
3 251 (20.36%) JIRA
4 142 (11.52%) Maven
5 115 (9.33%) Bitbucket
6 103 (8.35%) Artifactory
7 91 (7.38%) Sonatype Nexus
8 77 (6.24%) SonarQube
9 62 (5.03%) Gradle
10 55 (4.46%) TeamCity
11 50 (4.06%) JUnit
12 39 (3.16%) Cucumber
13 38 (3.08%) CircleCI
14 34 (2.76%) webpack
15 31 (2.51%) REST Assured
16 25 (2.03%) Mockito
17 24 (1.95%) WebDriver
18 23 (1.87%) Zephyr
19 19 (1.54%) Cypress.io
19 19 (1.54%) Mocha
General
1 233 (18.90%) Finance
2 196 (15.90%) Social Skills
3 133 (10.79%) Public Sector
4 97 (7.87%) Banking
5 86 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
6 36 (2.92%) Investment Banking
7 32 (2.60%) Presentation Skills
8 23 (1.87%) Influencing Skills
9 18 (1.46%) Retail
10 13 (1.05%) Telecoms
11 10 (0.81%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.65%) Documentation Skills
12 8 (0.65%) Games
13 7 (0.57%) Organisational Skills
14 5 (0.41%) Back Office
14 5 (0.41%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 5 (0.41%) Wholesale Banking
15 4 (0.32%) Marketing
16 3 (0.24%) Manufacturing
17 2 (0.16%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 392 (31.79%) DevOps Engineer
2 343 (27.82%) Developer
3 105 (8.52%) AWS Engineer
4 102 (8.27%) Java Developer
5 101 (8.19%) AWS DevOps
6 90 (7.30%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 63 (5.11%) Azure Engineer
8 62 (5.03%) Data Engineer
9 54 (4.38%) Software Engineer
10 52 (4.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 48 (3.89%) Full Stack Developer
11 48 (3.89%) Software Developer
12 42 (3.41%) Cloud Engineer
12 42 (3.41%) Senior Developer
13 40 (3.24%) Platform Engineer
13 40 (3.24%) Senior DevOps
14 39 (3.16%) Analyst
14 39 (3.16%) Architect
15 37 (3.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 33 (2.68%) Azure DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (14.27%) Spring
2 144 (11.68%) Spring Boot
3 139 (11.27%) Kafka
4 131 (10.62%) Node.js
5 127 (10.30%) REST
6 110 (8.92%) React
7 98 (7.95%) RESTful
8 96 (7.79%) HTML
9 93 (7.54%) CSS
10 71 (5.76%) .NET
11 67 (5.43%) Hibernate
12 66 (5.35%) Elastic Stack
13 55 (4.46%) Express
13 55 (4.46%) RabbitMQ
14 52 (4.22%) Web Services
15 47 (3.81%) JPA
16 45 (3.65%) HTML5
17 43 (3.49%) AngularJS
18 42 (3.41%) JSON
19 41 (3.33%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 107 (8.68%) Public Cloud
2 53 (4.30%) Cloud Native
3 47 (3.81%) PKI
4 39 (3.16%) Clustering
5 36 (2.92%) Data Centre
6 33 (2.68%) Hybrid Cloud
7 30 (2.43%) User Experience
8 29 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
9 28 (2.27%) Private Cloud
10 27 (2.19%) Mobile App
11 23 (1.87%) Data Protection Act
12 22 (1.78%) Management Information System
13 21 (1.70%) Algorithms
14 18 (1.46%) Legacy Systems
14 18 (1.46%) Virtual Team
15 15 (1.22%) iPad
16 14 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
17 13 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
17 13 (1.05%) NHS
18 12 (0.97%) Blockchain
Operating Systems
1 393 (31.87%) Linux
2 119 (9.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 112 (9.08%) Unix
4 100 (8.11%) Windows
5 59 (4.79%) CentOS
6 45 (3.65%) Ubuntu
7 36 (2.92%) Windows Server
8 19 (1.54%) Apple iOS
9 9 (0.73%) Android
10 7 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.49%) VMS
12 5 (0.41%) CoreOS
13 4 (0.32%) Amazon Linux
13 4 (0.32%) Debian
13 4 (0.32%) FreeNAS
14 3 (0.24%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2016
14 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2019
15 2 (0.16%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 765 (62.04%) CI/CD
2 664 (53.85%) DevOps
3 543 (44.04%) Agile
4 309 (25.06%) Microservices
5 243 (19.71%) Scrum
6 235 (19.06%) Continuous Integration
7 228 (18.49%) Configuration Management
8 201 (16.30%) Infrastructure as Code
9 191 (15.49%) Test Automation
10 171 (13.87%) Software Engineering
11 134 (10.87%) TDD
12 123 (9.98%) Continuous Delivery
13 118 (9.57%) Problem-Solving
14 100 (8.11%) Analytics
15 94 (7.62%) ETL
16 90 (7.30%) SDLC
17 89 (7.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 87 (7.06%) Migration
19 84 (6.81%) Continuous Deployment
20 81 (6.57%) Full Stack Development
Programming Languages
1 424 (34.39%) Java
2 399 (32.36%) Python
3 245 (19.87%) SQL
4 193 (15.65%) Bash
5 183 (14.84%) JavaScript
6 105 (8.52%) PowerShell
7 89 (7.22%) Go
8 86 (6.97%) Shell Script
9 58 (4.70%) Ruby
10 57 (4.62%) C#
11 51 (4.14%) TypeScript
12 46 (3.73%) PL/SQL
13 45 (3.65%) Perl
14 30 (2.43%) ES6
15 27 (2.19%) Scala
16 21 (1.70%) Groovy
17 20 (1.62%) C
18 17 (1.38%) Apple Swift
19 15 (1.22%) COBOL
20 9 (0.73%) C++
Qualifications
1 304 (24.66%) Security Cleared
2 271 (21.98%) SC Cleared
3 42 (3.41%) DV Cleared
4 40 (3.24%) Degree
5 30 (2.43%) BPSS Clearance
6 23 (1.87%) ISTQB
7 22 (1.78%) Computer Science Degree
8 19 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 16 (1.30%) AWS Certification
10 5 (0.41%) CISSP
10 5 (0.41%) TOGAF Certification
11 4 (0.32%) DBS Check
11 4 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.24%) FFIEC
13 2 (0.16%) CISM
13 2 (0.16%) GIAC
13 2 (0.16%) SANS
14 1 (0.081%) Cisco Certification
14 1 (0.081%) Microsoft Certification
14 1 (0.081%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (6.65%) QA
2 29 (2.35%) NCSC
3 16 (1.30%) Accessibility
4 9 (0.73%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.49%) SLA
6 5 (0.41%) NIST
6 5 (0.41%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.24%) GLBA
8 2 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.16%) GDPR
8 2 (0.16%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.16%) RMADS
9 1 (0.081%) AUTOSAR
9 1 (0.081%) ISO 26262
9 1 (0.081%) OASIS TOSCA
System Software
1 449 (36.42%) Docker
2 70 (5.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (3.16%) Active Directory
4 25 (2.03%) vSphere
5 17 (1.38%) VMware NSX
6 14 (1.14%) HDFS
7 9 (0.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 8 (0.65%) KVM
9 5 (0.41%) Ceph
9 5 (0.41%) oVirt
9 5 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.16%) NDS
10 2 (0.16%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 2 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.081%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 595 (48.26%) Terraform
2 510 (41.36%) Kubernetes
3 419 (33.98%) Ansible
4 159 (12.90%) Prometheus
5 124 (10.06%) Grafana
5 124 (10.06%) Puppet
6 88 (7.14%) Istio
7 79 (6.41%) Packer
8 56 (4.54%) Opscode Chef
9 50 (4.06%) Kibana
10 49 (3.97%) Consul
11 46 (3.73%) Docker Swarm
12 41 (3.33%) ZABBIX
13 34 (2.76%) Graphite
13 34 (2.76%) HAProxy
13 34 (2.76%) linkerd
14 33 (2.68%) Podman
15 28 (2.27%) logstash
16 23 (1.87%) Salt
17 22 (1.78%) Rancher
Vendors
1 139 (11.27%) Oracle
2 113 (9.16%) Microsoft
3 104 (8.43%) VMware
4 81 (6.57%) Splunk
5 62 (5.03%) Atlassian
6 50 (4.06%) Cloudera
7 48 (3.89%) Google
8 42 (3.41%) Informatica
9 38 (3.08%) Databricks
10 36 (2.92%) IBM
11 32 (2.60%) PagerDuty
12 31 (2.51%) AppDynamics
12 31 (2.51%) Red Hat
13 27 (2.19%) Talend
14 20 (1.62%) Dell
15 19 (1.54%) ServiceNow
16 16 (1.30%) Pega
17 15 (1.22%) Cisco
18 14 (1.14%) New Relic
19 13 (1.05%) BEA