Period
to 29 September 2020

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 29 September 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
England > London
6 months to
29 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 154 338 349
Rank change year-on-year +184 +11 +136
Contract jobs citing GitLab 233 243 305
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.73% 0.64% 0.67%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.95% 3.42% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 129 219
Median daily rate £525 £575 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.70% +9.52% -
10th Percentile £375 £450 £313
90th Percentile £750 £690 £690
England median daily rate £525 £538 £525
% change year-on-year -2.33% +2.38% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £55.00 -
England 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 London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 2,602 7,110 10,274
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 19.34% 18.81% 22.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,737 5,059 7,605
Median daily rate £520 £520 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £363
90th Percentile £713 £675 £650
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 28 17
Median hourly rate £35.00 £41.25 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +28.91% -1.54%
10th Percentile £32.75 £20.65 £16.70
90th Percentile £48.00 £83.35 £58.81
Median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £42.50
% 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 29 September 2020.

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 29 September 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
South London +68 33 £503 -2.43% 4
Central London +141 25 £450 -30.77% 17
West London +56 1 £475 - 1
GitLab
England

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 London region with a requirement for GitLab.

1 169 (72.53%) DevOps
2 156 (66.95%) AWS
3 148 (63.52%) Python
3 148 (63.52%) Jenkins
4 137 (58.80%) Java
4 137 (58.80%) Agile Software Development
5 132 (56.65%) SQL
6 123 (52.79%) Docker
7 122 (52.36%) Azure
8 108 (46.35%) Microservices
9 106 (45.49%) Kubernetes
10 105 (45.06%) SQL Server
11 96 (41.20%) PostgreSQL
12 93 (39.91%) MySQL
12 93 (39.91%) Artifactory
13 89 (38.20%) GCP
14 86 (36.91%) Security Cleared
15 82 (35.19%) Finance
16 80 (34.33%) Web Services
17 78 (33.48%) Serverless
18 76 (32.62%) Banking
18 76 (32.62%) Google
19 74 (31.76%) AWS Lambda
20 73 (31.33%) SC Cleared
21 72 (30.90%) Amazon ECS
22 71 (30.47%) Swagger
22 71 (30.47%) gRPC
23 70 (30.04%) Asset Management
23 70 (30.04%) Apache
24 69 (29.61%) OAuth

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 70 (30.04%) Apache
2 26 (11.16%) Confluence
3 21 (9.01%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (5.58%) Apache Spark
5 5 (2.15%) Tornado
6 3 (1.29%) Apache Airflow
6 3 (1.29%) Jupyter
6 3 (1.29%) SAS
6 3 (1.29%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.86%) nginx
8 1 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.43%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.43%) IIS
8 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) CA PPM
1 1 (0.43%) Maximo
1 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 156 (66.95%) AWS
2 122 (52.36%) Azure
3 89 (38.20%) GCP
4 78 (33.48%) Serverless
5 74 (31.76%) AWS Lambda
6 72 (30.90%) Amazon ECS
7 68 (29.18%) Apigee
8 21 (9.01%) GitHub
9 12 (5.15%) Power Platform
10 11 (4.72%) Azure Stack
11 8 (3.43%) IaaS
11 8 (3.43%) Kong
12 7 (3.00%) Azure Data Factory
12 7 (3.00%) Datadog
12 7 (3.00%) SaaS
13 6 (2.58%) Amazon EKS
14 4 (1.72%) AWS CloudFormation
15 3 (1.29%) Amazon S3
15 3 (1.29%) AWS IoT
15 3 (1.29%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.58%) VPN
2 5 (2.15%) Firewall
3 4 (1.72%) DNS
3 4 (1.72%) Reverse Proxy
3 4 (1.72%) VLAN
4 3 (1.29%) SNMP
5 2 (0.86%) Network Security
5 2 (0.86%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.43%) FTP
6 1 (0.43%) HTTP
6 1 (0.43%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.43%) SSL
6 1 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (45.06%) SQL Server
2 96 (41.20%) PostgreSQL
3 93 (39.91%) MySQL
4 69 (29.61%) Amazon Redshift
5 38 (16.31%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (8.58%) Big Data
7 14 (6.01%) Data Lake
8 12 (5.15%) Power BI
9 10 (4.29%) Apache Hive
9 10 (4.29%) NoSQL
10 7 (3.00%) MongoDB
11 6 (2.58%) Azure SQL Database
11 6 (2.58%) Hadoop
12 3 (1.29%) Base SAS
12 3 (1.29%) BusinessObjects XI
12 3 (1.29%) HBase
12 3 (1.29%) Impala
12 3 (1.29%) Pentaho
12 3 (1.29%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 3 (1.29%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 148 (63.52%) Jenkins
2 93 (39.91%) Artifactory
3 54 (23.18%) Git (software)
4 31 (13.30%) JIRA
5 29 (12.45%) Cucumber
6 26 (11.16%) Maven
7 20 (8.58%) SonarQube
8 16 (6.87%) WebDriver
9 15 (6.44%) Jasmine
9 15 (6.44%) Sonatype Nexus
10 13 (5.58%) JUnit
11 10 (4.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 10 (4.29%) Cypress.io
12 8 (3.43%) gulp
12 8 (3.43%) Selenium
13 7 (3.00%) Bitbucket
13 7 (3.00%) REST Assured
13 7 (3.00%) Subversion
14 6 (2.58%) Gatling
14 6 (2.58%) JMeter
General
1 82 (35.19%) Finance
2 76 (32.62%) Banking
3 25 (10.73%) Back Office
4 18 (7.73%) Public Sector
5 3 (1.29%) Police
6 2 (0.86%) Law
7 1 (0.43%) Electronics
7 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.43%) Legal
7 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.43%) Marketing
7 1 (0.43%) Retail
7 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 80 (34.33%) Developer
2 60 (25.75%) Java Developer
3 50 (21.46%) DevOps Engineer
4 43 (18.45%) Java Engineer
4 43 (18.45%) Software Engineer
5 42 (18.03%) AWS Engineer
5 42 (18.03%) SQL Developer
6 41 (17.60%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 41 (17.60%) Java Software Developer
6 41 (17.60%) Java Software Engineer
7 36 (15.45%) AWS Developer
8 34 (14.59%) Architect
9 33 (14.16%) AWS Software Engineer
10 30 (12.88%) Data Architect
11 28 (12.02%) Cloud Architect
11 28 (12.02%) Data Engineer
11 28 (12.02%) Solutions Architect
12 27 (11.59%) Cloud Solutions Architect
12 27 (11.59%) Java Architect
12 27 (11.59%) Java Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (34.33%) Web Services
2 71 (30.47%) gRPC
2 71 (30.47%) Swagger
3 69 (29.61%) OAuth
4 31 (13.30%) Spring
5 27 (11.59%) Spring Boot
6 23 (9.87%) Kafka
6 23 (9.87%) RabbitMQ
7 21 (9.01%) REST
8 17 (7.30%) Gherkin
9 13 (5.58%) Celery
9 13 (5.58%) PySpark
10 12 (5.15%) Node.js
11 11 (4.72%) Elastic Stack
11 11 (4.72%) Hibernate
12 10 (4.29%) HTML
12 10 (4.29%) WireMock
13 9 (3.86%) AngularJS
13 9 (3.86%) Dropwizard
13 9 (3.86%) React
Miscellaneous
1 68 (29.18%) Hedge funds
2 43 (18.45%) Greenfield Project
3 15 (6.44%) Public Cloud
4 11 (4.72%) Data Centre
4 11 (4.72%) Hybrid Cloud
5 10 (4.29%) Blog
6 9 (3.86%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (2.58%) Cloud Native
8 6 (2.58%) PMI
8 6 (2.58%) Private Cloud
9 4 (1.72%) Credit Risk
9 4 (1.72%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (1.29%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.29%) User Experience
11 2 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.86%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.86%) Raspberry Pi
12 1 (0.43%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 41 (17.60%) Linux
2 24 (10.30%) Unix
3 19 (8.15%) Windows
4 11 (4.72%) Mac OS X
5 9 (3.86%) Windows Server
6 8 (3.43%) VMS
7 5 (2.15%) Apple iOS
7 5 (2.15%) CentOS
7 5 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.72%) Windows 10
8 4 (1.72%) Windows Server 2016
9 3 (1.29%) Android
10 1 (0.43%) Debian
10 1 (0.43%) Fedora
10 1 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (72.53%) DevOps
2 137 (58.80%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (46.35%) Microservices
4 70 (30.04%) Asset Management
5 68 (29.18%) Investment Management
6 65 (27.90%) Software Engineering
7 45 (19.31%) Mentoring
8 35 (15.02%) Test Automation
9 33 (14.16%) TDD
10 32 (13.73%) Open Source
10 32 (13.73%) Scrum
10 32 (13.73%) Technology Roadmap
11 31 (13.30%) Infrastructure as Code
12 25 (10.73%) Configuration Management
13 22 (9.44%) BDD
13 22 (9.44%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (9.44%) High Availability
14 20 (8.58%) Continuous Delivery
15 19 (8.15%) Analytics
16 18 (7.73%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 148 (63.52%) Python
2 137 (58.80%) Java
3 132 (56.65%) SQL
4 19 (8.15%) JavaScript
5 17 (7.30%) Bash Shell
5 17 (7.30%) Scala
6 16 (6.87%) PowerShell
7 14 (6.01%) Shell Script
8 8 (3.43%) Go
8 8 (3.43%) Perl
9 4 (1.72%) C#
9 4 (1.72%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.72%) Ruby
10 3 (1.29%) SAS Macro
11 2 (0.86%) C-shell
11 2 (0.86%) Groovy
11 2 (0.86%) Java 8
11 2 (0.86%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.43%) Gremlin
12 1 (0.43%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 86 (36.91%) Security Cleared
2 73 (31.33%) SC Cleared
3 25 (10.73%) Sun Certification
4 17 (7.30%) DV Cleared
5 6 (2.58%) Degree
5 6 (2.58%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.72%) CTC Cleared
6 4 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.29%) AWS Certification
7 3 (1.29%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.29%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.86%) CCA
9 1 (0.43%) ISEB
9 1 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.73%) QA
2 6 (2.58%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.43%) NIST
3 1 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 123 (52.79%) Docker
2 4 (1.72%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.72%) vSphere
3 3 (1.29%) HDFS
3 3 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 106 (45.49%) Kubernetes
2 65 (27.90%) Terraform
3 36 (15.45%) Ansible
4 14 (6.01%) Grafana
5 13 (5.58%) Puppet
6 9 (3.86%) Kibana
6 9 (3.86%) Prometheus
7 7 (3.00%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (3.00%) Packer
8 5 (2.15%) Nagios
9 4 (1.72%) Istio
9 4 (1.72%) ZABBIX
10 3 (1.29%) Hadoop YARN
10 3 (1.29%) Oozie
10 3 (1.29%) Rancher
11 1 (0.43%) Consul
11 1 (0.43%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.43%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.43%) Icinga
11 1 (0.43%) Opsview
Vendors
1 76 (32.62%) Google
2 48 (20.60%) Oracle
3 36 (15.45%) Microsoft
4 14 (6.01%) Databricks
5 11 (4.72%) Cloudera
6 8 (3.43%) Hortonworks
7 7 (3.00%) Atlassian
7 7 (3.00%) VMware
8 4 (1.72%) New Relic
8 4 (1.72%) Splunk
9 3 (1.29%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.29%) Dell
9 3 (1.29%) EMC
9 3 (1.29%) IBM
9 3 (1.29%) SAP
9 3 (1.29%) StreamSets
10 2 (0.86%) Dynatrace
10 2 (0.86%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.86%) Twitter
11 1 (0.43%) AppDynamics