Period
to 15 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 15 May 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
England > London
6 months to
15 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 233 204 333
Rank change year-on-year -29 +129 +110
Contract jobs citing GitLab 249 245 305
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.04% 1.19% 0.75%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.52% 5.84% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 170 205
10th Percentile £358 £401 £450
25th Percentile £450 £475 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £550 £560
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% -1.79% +6.67%
75th Percentile £600 £675 £650
90th Percentile £650 £739 £695
England median daily rate £500 £545 £550
% change year-on-year -8.26% -0.91% +7.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £58.71 - £10.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 - £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 London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 4,509 4,197 8,694
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 18.89% 20.43% 21.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,172 3,075 6,278
10th Percentile £375 £376 £369
25th Percentile £450 £440 £431
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £525 £525
75th Percentile £625 £619 £600
90th Percentile £688 £688 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 28 35
10th Percentile £37.05 £32.68 £21.65
25th Percentile £54.50 £44.75 £31.13
Median hourly rate £65.00 £50.25 £37.50
Median % change year-on-year +29.35% +34.00% -16.67%
75th Percentile £68.00 £63.75 £53.13
90th Percentile £68.36 £66.72 £56.10
England median hourly rate £47.50 £47.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%

GitLab
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing GitLab as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for GitLab in London

GitLab
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing GitLab in London.

Daily rate trend for GitLab in London

GitLab
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing GitLab in London over the 6 months to 15 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for GitLab in London

GitLab
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing GitLab in London.

Hourly rate trend for GitLab in London

GitLab
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GitLab within the London region over the 6 months to 15 May 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
Central London +9 19 £436 -27.29% 19
South London -5 9 £500 -4.76% 1
West London +22 5 £600 +13.21% 9
East London +17 1 £465 -13.49% 1
GitLab
England

For the 6 months to 15 May 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 London region with a requirement for GitLab.

1 138 (55.42%) Jenkins
2 130 (52.21%) DevOps
3 123 (49.40%) Python
4 108 (43.37%) Agile Software Development
5 102 (40.96%) Docker
6 95 (38.15%) Linux
7 94 (37.75%) Terraform
8 92 (36.95%) Java
9 86 (34.54%) Kubernetes
10 84 (33.73%) AWS
11 83 (33.33%) Git (software)
12 76 (30.52%) Ansible
13 74 (29.72%) Azure
14 62 (24.90%) Security Cleared
15 60 (24.10%) Continuous Integration
16 59 (23.69%) Microservices
17 57 (22.89%) Scrum
18 56 (22.49%) SC Cleared
19 54 (21.69%) JavaScript
20 53 (21.29%) GitHub
21 51 (20.48%) Infrastructure as Code
22 50 (20.08%) Test Automation
22 50 (20.08%) JIRA
23 48 (19.28%) Maven
24 47 (18.88%) Software Engineering
25 41 (16.47%) REST
26 40 (16.06%) AngularJS
26 40 (16.06%) Finance
26 40 (16.06%) Web Services
27 38 (15.26%) TDD

GitLab
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 26 (10.44%) Confluence
2 8 (3.21%) nginx
3 5 (2.01%) Apache
3 5 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.61%) Jupyter
4 4 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (1.61%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.20%) Apache Airflow
5 3 (1.20%) DNN
6 2 (0.80%) Wowza Streaming Engine
7 1 (0.40%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.40%) IIS
7 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 8 (3.21%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.40%) Figma
Business Applications
1 3 (1.20%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.80%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 84 (33.73%) AWS
2 74 (29.72%) Azure
3 53 (21.29%) GitHub
4 35 (14.06%) GCP
5 14 (5.62%) npm
6 13 (5.22%) IaaS
6 13 (5.22%) SaaS
7 12 (4.82%) AWS CloudFormation
8 11 (4.42%) Amazon EKS
8 11 (4.42%) PaaS
8 11 (4.42%) Serverless
9 10 (4.02%) OpenShift
10 9 (3.61%) Amazon ECS
10 9 (3.61%) AWS Lambda
10 9 (3.61%) Azure Stack
11 8 (3.21%) Datadog
12 7 (2.81%) Amazon S3
12 7 (2.81%) Power Platform
13 6 (2.41%) Azure Active Directory
14 5 (2.01%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.82%) Firewall
2 8 (3.21%) DECT
2 8 (3.21%) IPv4
2 8 (3.21%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (2.81%) HTTP
4 6 (2.41%) IPv6
4 6 (2.41%) Multicast
4 6 (2.41%) PPP
4 6 (2.41%) UPnP
5 4 (1.61%) Broadband
5 4 (1.61%) DNS
5 4 (1.61%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.20%) Network Security
6 3 (1.20%) VPN
7 2 (0.80%) DSL
7 2 (0.80%) LAN
7 2 (0.80%) OpenVPN
7 2 (0.80%) RTMP
7 2 (0.80%) SSL
7 2 (0.80%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (12.45%) PostgreSQL
2 26 (10.44%) NoSQL
3 21 (8.43%) MongoDB
4 17 (6.83%) Big Data
5 15 (6.02%) SQL Server
6 9 (3.61%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (3.61%) Data Lake
7 8 (3.21%) MySQL
8 7 (2.81%) Power BI
9 6 (2.41%) BigQuery
10 4 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (1.20%) Blockchain
11 3 (1.20%) Redis
12 2 (0.80%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (0.80%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.80%) PowerCenter
12 2 (0.80%) Relational Database
13 1 (0.40%) HBase
Development Applications
1 138 (55.42%) Jenkins
2 83 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 50 (20.08%) JIRA
4 48 (19.28%) Maven
5 25 (10.04%) Jasmine
6 24 (9.64%) Cucumber
7 22 (8.84%) Bitbucket
8 21 (8.43%) SonarQube
9 18 (7.23%) TeamCity
10 17 (6.83%) Selenium
11 15 (6.02%) Gradle
11 15 (6.02%) JUnit
11 15 (6.02%) Sonatype Nexus
12 14 (5.62%) Cypress.io
13 12 (4.82%) Karma Test Runner
14 10 (4.02%) GDB
15 9 (3.61%) JMeter
16 8 (3.21%) Artifactory
17 7 (2.81%) git-flow
18 6 (2.41%) Grunt
General
1 40 (16.06%) Finance
2 28 (11.24%) Social Skills
3 20 (8.03%) Banking
4 19 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (5.62%) Presentation Skills
5 14 (5.62%) Public Sector
6 13 (5.22%) Influencing Skills
7 7 (2.81%) Games
8 6 (2.41%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.61%) Front Office
10 2 (0.80%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.80%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.80%) Law
11 1 (0.40%) Billing
11 1 (0.40%) Documentation Skills
11 1 (0.40%) Electronics
11 1 (0.40%) Legal
11 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.40%) Marketing
11 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 75 (30.12%) DevOps Engineer
2 54 (21.69%) Developer
3 28 (11.24%) Azure Engineer
4 22 (8.84%) AWS Engineer
5 17 (6.83%) AWS DevOps
5 17 (6.83%) Cloud Engineer
5 17 (6.83%) Java Developer
6 16 (6.43%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 14 (5.62%) Systems Engineer
8 13 (5.22%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 12 (4.82%) Architect
9 12 (4.82%) Senior Developer
10 10 (4.02%) Administrator
10 10 (4.02%) Full Stack Developer
10 10 (4.02%) Lead DevOps
10 10 (4.02%) Software Engineer
11 9 (3.61%) Azure DevOps
11 9 (3.61%) Consultant
11 9 (3.61%) JavaScript Developer
12 8 (3.21%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (16.47%) REST
2 40 (16.06%) AngularJS
2 40 (16.06%) Web Services
3 30 (12.05%) Node.js
3 30 (12.05%) Spring
4 29 (11.65%) HTML
5 28 (11.24%) Kafka
5 28 (11.24%) React
6 20 (8.03%) Spring Boot
7 16 (6.43%) RESTful
8 15 (6.02%) YAML
9 14 (5.62%) CSS
10 13 (5.22%) Redux
11 12 (4.82%) D3.js
12 11 (4.42%) LESS
12 11 (4.42%) Sass
13 10 (4.02%) Jest
13 10 (4.02%) Semantic HTML
14 9 (3.61%) OAuth
14 9 (3.61%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.22%) Hybrid Cloud
1 13 (5.22%) Public Cloud
2 12 (4.82%) Data Centre
3 10 (4.02%) Embedded Systems
4 8 (3.21%) Algorithms
5 7 (2.81%) Private Cloud
6 6 (2.41%) Cloud Native
6 6 (2.41%) Data Structures
6 6 (2.41%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (2.41%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.01%) User Experience
8 4 (1.61%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (1.61%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.61%) Reference Data
9 3 (1.20%) Augmented Reality
10 2 (0.80%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.80%) Over-the-Top Content
10 2 (0.80%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 95 (38.15%) Linux
2 36 (14.46%) Windows
3 26 (10.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (8.03%) Unix
5 17 (6.83%) CentOS
6 15 (6.02%) Windows Server
7 10 (4.02%) OpenWrt
8 8 (3.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 6 (2.41%) Android
10 4 (1.61%) Solaris
11 3 (1.20%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.80%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (52.21%) DevOps
2 108 (43.37%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (24.10%) Continuous Integration
4 59 (23.69%) Microservices
5 57 (22.89%) Scrum
6 51 (20.48%) Infrastructure as Code
7 50 (20.08%) Test Automation
8 47 (18.88%) Software Engineering
9 38 (15.26%) TDD
10 30 (12.05%) Configuration Management
11 26 (10.44%) Problem-Solving
12 25 (10.04%) Analytics
13 22 (8.84%) Continuous Delivery
13 22 (8.84%) Kanban
14 20 (8.03%) Open Source
15 19 (7.63%) OO
15 19 (7.63%) SOA
16 18 (7.23%) Cybersecurity
16 18 (7.23%) High Availability
17 17 (6.83%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 123 (49.40%) Python
2 92 (36.95%) Java
3 54 (21.69%) JavaScript
4 37 (14.86%) SQL
5 35 (14.06%) TypeScript
6 32 (12.85%) PowerShell
6 32 (12.85%) Shell Script
7 28 (11.24%) Bash Shell
8 14 (5.62%) C
9 13 (5.22%) Go
10 10 (4.02%) C++
10 10 (4.02%) ES6
11 9 (3.61%) Java 8
11 9 (3.61%) Perl
11 9 (3.61%) Scala
12 8 (3.21%) Groovy
13 7 (2.81%) C#
13 7 (2.81%) Kotlin
13 7 (2.81%) Ruby
14 4 (1.61%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 62 (24.90%) Security Cleared
2 56 (22.49%) SC Cleared
3 18 (7.23%) Degree
4 14 (5.62%) DV Cleared
5 7 (2.81%) Master's Degree
6 4 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.23%) QA
2 8 (3.21%) JTAG
3 3 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 102 (40.96%) Docker
2 8 (3.21%) iptables
3 6 (2.41%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.41%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (1.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 94 (37.75%) Terraform
2 86 (34.54%) Kubernetes
3 76 (30.52%) Ansible
4 28 (11.24%) Puppet
5 19 (7.63%) Packer
6 17 (6.83%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (5.62%) Grafana
8 13 (5.22%) Prometheus
9 11 (4.42%) Istio
10 6 (2.41%) Docker Swarm
10 6 (2.41%) Salt
11 5 (2.01%) vRealize
11 5 (2.01%) vRealize Orchestrator
12 4 (1.61%) Nagios
12 4 (1.61%) Rancher
13 3 (1.20%) Consul
13 3 (1.20%) SCCM
14 2 (0.80%) HP Fortify
14 2 (0.80%) Kustomize
14 2 (0.80%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 18 (7.23%) Oracle
2 17 (6.83%) Microsoft
3 14 (5.62%) Red Hat
4 12 (4.82%) Google
5 11 (4.42%) Splunk
6 8 (3.21%) Cisco
6 8 (3.21%) Databricks
6 8 (3.21%) Remedy
6 8 (3.21%) SaltStack
7 7 (2.81%) Atlassian
7 7 (2.81%) Hortonworks
7 7 (2.81%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (2.81%) VMware
8 5 (2.01%) ServiceNow
9 4 (1.61%) Cadence
9 4 (1.61%) Dynatrace
9 4 (1.61%) Sage
9 4 (1.61%) Twitter
10 3 (1.20%) IBM
10 3 (1.20%) New Relic