Period
to 24 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 24 February 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
6 months to
24 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 47 80 76
Rank change year-on-year +33 -4 -
Contract jobs citing GitLab 12 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.09% 2.16% 0.78%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.45% 6.19% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 5
Essex median daily rate £595 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.00% -9.01% -
10th Percentile £547 £412 £483
90th Percentile £615 £605 £600
East of England median daily rate £550 £519 £505
% change year-on-year +5.97% +2.77% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

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 Essex with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 127 291 206
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 22.16% 34.85% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 174 168
Essex median daily rate £450 £500 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -2.44% +7.89%
10th Percentile £347 £341 £325
90th Percentile £600 £600 £638
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 13
Essex median hourly rate £24.70 £53.65 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.96% +26.24% +13.33%
10th Percentile £19.34 £34.86 £35.32
90th Percentile £29.17 £66.21 £63.75
East of England median hourly rate £31.25 £42.00 £44.50
% change year-on-year -25.60% -5.62% +8.54%

GitLab
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for GitLab in Essex

GitLab
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GitLab in Essex

GitLab
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GitLab in Essex over the 6 months to 24 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GitLab in Essex

GitLab
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GitLab within the Essex region over the 6 months to 24 February 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
Southend-on-Sea +28 10 £595 +14.64% 1
GitLab
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Essex region with a requirement for GitLab.

1 12 (100.00%) DevOps
2 11 (91.67%) Ansible
2 11 (91.67%) ITIL
3 10 (83.33%) JIRA
4 9 (75.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (58.33%) Terraform
6 7 (58.33%) AppDynamics
6 7 (58.33%) Jenkins
7 6 (50.00%) ServiceNow
7 6 (50.00%) Log Aggregation
7 6 (50.00%) Confluence
8 5 (41.67%) J2EE
8 5 (41.67%) Java
8 5 (41.67%) Perl
8 5 (41.67%) The Twelve-Factor App
8 5 (41.67%) Microservices
9 4 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
9 4 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
9 4 (33.33%) Open Source
9 4 (33.33%) GitHub
9 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
9 4 (33.33%) Software Delivery
9 4 (33.33%) Server Hardening
9 4 (33.33%) Linux
9 4 (33.33%) Python
9 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
9 4 (33.33%) C
9 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (33.33%) Test Automation

GitLab
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 6 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (8.33%) SAS
2 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) GitHub
2 1 (8.33%) AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Base SAS
1 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (8.33%) Pentaho
1 1 (8.33%) Power BI
1 1 (8.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 1 (8.33%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) JIRA
2 7 (58.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (8.33%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) AWS DevOps
2 3 (25.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) J2EE
2 1 (8.33%) Elastic Stack
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
1 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) DevOps
2 11 (91.67%) ITIL
3 9 (75.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (50.00%) Log Aggregation
6 5 (41.67%) Microservices
6 5 (41.67%) The Twelve-Factor App
7 4 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
7 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
7 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
7 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
7 4 (33.33%) Open Source
7 4 (33.33%) Scrum
7 4 (33.33%) Server Hardening
7 4 (33.33%) Software Delivery
7 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
8 3 (25.00%) Service Management
9 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Java
1 5 (41.67%) Perl
2 4 (33.33%) C
2 4 (33.33%) Python
2 4 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (8.33%) SAS Macro
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Systems Management
1 11 (91.67%) Ansible
2 7 (58.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) AppDynamics
2 6 (50.00%) ServiceNow
3 4 (33.33%) Atlassian
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle