Period
to 2 June 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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 191 317 431
Rank change year-on-year +126 +114 +80
Contract jobs citing GitLab 235 305 212
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.25% 0.76% 0.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.03% 3.62% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 195 157
Median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.76% -
10th Percentile £398 £450 £379
90th Percentile £731 £675 £625
England median daily rate £550 £550 £513
% change year-on-year - +7.32% +5.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £46.50
England median hourly rate £35.00 - £25.00

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 London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 3,898 8,419 9,558
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.67% 21.04% 20.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,727 5,966 7,130
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £375 £368 £363
90th Percentile £700 £675 £638
England median daily rate £500 £490 £475
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 47 29
Median hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% -20.00% +12.50%
Median hourly rate £37.50 £43.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -13.79% +2.35% +1.19%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 +54 40 £525 -12.50%
Central London +97 28 £600 -7.69% 6
West London +48 6 £528 -4.09% 2
East London - 1 £538 - 1
GitLab
England

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 156 (66.38%) DevOps
2 138 (58.72%) Jenkins
3 133 (56.60%) Java
4 121 (51.49%) Python
5 119 (50.64%) AWS
6 107 (45.53%) Agile Software Development
7 100 (42.55%) Docker
8 88 (37.45%) Security Cleared
9 80 (34.04%) Terraform
10 77 (32.77%) Kubernetes
11 75 (31.91%) SC Cleared
12 69 (29.36%) SQL
13 66 (28.09%) Ansible
14 65 (27.66%) Azure
15 63 (26.81%) Artifactory
15 63 (26.81%) TDD
16 62 (26.38%) Git (software)
17 58 (24.68%) Microservices
18 56 (23.83%) GCP
19 54 (22.98%) Finance
20 52 (22.13%) Software Engineering
21 51 (21.70%) Web Services
21 51 (21.70%) Infrastructure as Code
22 46 (19.57%) PostgreSQL
23 44 (18.72%) Linux
24 42 (17.87%) SQL Server
25 41 (17.45%) Kafka
26 38 (16.17%) Serverless
27 37 (15.74%) Spring
28 36 (15.32%) Banking

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 29 (12.34%) Elasticsearch
2 21 (8.94%) Apache
3 17 (7.23%) Confluence
4 12 (5.11%) Apache Spark
5 11 (4.68%) SAS
5 11 (4.68%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.70%) Jupyter
7 3 (1.28%) IIS
7 3 (1.28%) Tornado
8 1 (0.43%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.43%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.43%) JBoss
8 1 (0.43%) nginx
8 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.43%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 5 (2.13%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (0.43%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 119 (50.64%) AWS
2 65 (27.66%) Azure
3 56 (23.83%) GCP
4 38 (16.17%) Serverless
5 28 (11.91%) Amazon ECS
6 23 (9.79%) AWS Lambda
6 23 (9.79%) GitHub
7 19 (8.09%) Apigee
8 18 (7.66%) OpenShift
9 12 (5.11%) AWS CloudFormation
9 12 (5.11%) Power Platform
10 11 (4.68%) Amazon EKS
11 8 (3.40%) SonarCloud
12 7 (2.98%) Amazon EC2
13 6 (2.55%) Amazon S3
14 5 (2.13%) Azure Data Factory
15 4 (1.70%) IaaS
16 3 (1.28%) npm
16 3 (1.28%) PaaS
17 2 (0.85%) Amazon Alexa
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.40%) DNS
1 8 (3.40%) Firewall
2 6 (2.55%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.13%) HTTP
4 3 (1.28%) FTP
4 3 (1.28%) SSL
5 2 (0.85%) MQTT
6 1 (0.43%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.43%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (19.57%) PostgreSQL
2 42 (17.87%) SQL Server
3 29 (12.34%) MySQL
4 19 (8.09%) Amazon Redshift
4 19 (8.09%) Big Data
5 16 (6.81%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (6.81%) NoSQL
6 15 (6.38%) Hadoop
7 12 (5.11%) Power BI
8 11 (4.68%) Base SAS
8 11 (4.68%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 9 (3.83%) Pentaho
10 8 (3.40%) Apache Hive
10 8 (3.40%) BusinessObjects XI
10 8 (3.40%) SAS EBI
11 5 (2.13%) Data Lake
11 5 (2.13%) MongoDB
12 4 (1.70%) Cosmos DB
12 4 (1.70%) HBase
12 4 (1.70%) Impala
Development Applications
1 138 (58.72%) Jenkins
2 63 (26.81%) Artifactory
3 62 (26.38%) Git (software)
4 32 (13.62%) JIRA
5 31 (13.19%) Maven
6 25 (10.64%) Cucumber
7 22 (9.36%) JUnit
8 14 (5.96%) SonarQube
9 13 (5.53%) Sonatype Nexus
10 12 (5.11%) Bitbucket
10 12 (5.11%) Subversion
11 10 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (3.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 9 (3.83%) CircleCI
13 8 (3.40%) Jasmine
13 8 (3.40%) Selenium
13 8 (3.40%) WebDriver
14 7 (2.98%) Snyk
15 6 (2.55%) Gatling
16 5 (2.13%) REST Assured
General
1 54 (22.98%) Finance
2 36 (15.32%) Banking
3 23 (9.79%) Public Sector
4 8 (3.40%) Back Office
4 8 (3.40%) Police
5 4 (1.70%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.28%) Law
7 2 (0.85%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.85%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.43%) Advertising
8 1 (0.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 78 (33.19%) Developer
2 51 (21.70%) DevOps Engineer
3 49 (20.85%) Java Developer
4 27 (11.49%) AWS Engineer
4 27 (11.49%) Data Engineer
5 25 (10.64%) Software Engineer
6 22 (9.36%) Architect
7 14 (5.96%) Python Developer
7 14 (5.96%) Python Engineer
7 14 (5.96%) Senior Developer
7 14 (5.96%) Site Engineer
7 14 (5.96%) Site Reliability Engineer
8 13 (5.53%) Cloud Engineer
8 13 (5.53%) Java Engineer
9 12 (5.11%) AWS DevOps
9 12 (5.11%) Senior DevOps
10 11 (4.68%) Java Software Engineer
10 11 (4.68%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 11 (4.68%) SQL Developer
11 10 (4.26%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (21.70%) Web Services
2 41 (17.45%) Kafka
3 37 (15.74%) Spring
4 29 (12.34%) Spring Boot
5 28 (11.91%) REST
6 25 (10.64%) RabbitMQ
7 24 (10.21%) OAuth
8 20 (8.51%) Swagger
9 19 (8.09%) gRPC
9 19 (8.09%) Node.js
10 18 (7.66%) RESTful
11 17 (7.23%) Elastic Stack
12 16 (6.81%) WireMock
13 15 (6.38%) CSS
13 15 (6.38%) HTML
14 14 (5.96%) Apache Camel
15 13 (5.53%) Flask
16 12 (5.11%) PySpark
17 8 (3.40%) .NET
17 8 (3.40%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.21%) Greenfield Project
2 20 (8.51%) Hedge funds
3 16 (6.81%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (5.96%) Cloud Native
4 14 (5.96%) Public Cloud
5 9 (3.83%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (3.40%) PMI
7 7 (2.98%) User Experience
8 6 (2.55%) Blog
9 5 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (1.70%) Data Centre
11 3 (1.28%) Credit Risk
11 3 (1.28%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (1.28%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.85%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.85%) Raspberry Pi
13 1 (0.43%) iPad
13 1 (0.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 44 (18.72%) Linux
2 24 (10.21%) Unix
3 16 (6.81%) Windows
4 9 (3.83%) CentOS
5 7 (2.98%) CoreOS
6 6 (2.55%) Mac OS X
7 5 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.70%) Windows Server
9 3 (1.28%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.85%) VMS
11 1 (0.43%) Android
11 1 (0.43%) DC/OS
11 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.43%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (66.38%) DevOps
2 107 (45.53%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (26.81%) TDD
4 58 (24.68%) Microservices
5 52 (22.13%) Software Engineering
6 51 (21.70%) Infrastructure as Code
7 34 (14.47%) Asset Management
7 34 (14.47%) Mentoring
8 33 (14.04%) Test Automation
9 32 (13.62%) Scrum
10 31 (13.19%) High Availability
11 30 (12.77%) Open Source
12 24 (10.21%) Low Latency
13 23 (9.79%) Analytics
13 23 (9.79%) Deployment Automation
14 22 (9.36%) Continuous Improvement
15 21 (8.94%) Configuration Management
16 20 (8.51%) BDD
17 19 (8.09%) Data Engineering
17 19 (8.09%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 133 (56.60%) Java
2 121 (51.49%) Python
3 69 (29.36%) SQL
4 27 (11.49%) Scala
5 26 (11.06%) JavaScript
6 21 (8.94%) Bash Shell
7 19 (8.09%) Shell Script
8 18 (7.66%) Go
9 13 (5.53%) Perl
9 13 (5.53%) PL/SQL
9 13 (5.53%) PowerShell
10 11 (4.68%) Java 8
10 11 (4.68%) SAS Macro
11 8 (3.40%) Groovy
11 8 (3.40%) R
12 7 (2.98%) ES6
12 7 (2.98%) Rust
13 4 (1.70%) Ruby
14 3 (1.28%) C
14 3 (1.28%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 88 (37.45%) Security Cleared
2 75 (31.91%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.26%) DV Cleared
4 8 (3.40%) Degree
4 8 (3.40%) PMI Certification
4 8 (3.40%) Sun Certification
5 6 (2.55%) AWS Certification
6 4 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.70%) SANS
7 3 (1.28%) CCA
7 3 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.85%) OCP
8 2 (0.85%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.43%) CCNA
9 1 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.43%) ISEB
9 1 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.83%) QA
2 4 (1.70%) NIST
3 2 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 100 (42.55%) Docker
2 6 (2.55%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (1.70%) HDFS
4 3 (1.28%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.85%) BusyBox
5 2 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.43%) LXC
6 1 (0.43%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.43%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 80 (34.04%) Terraform
2 77 (32.77%) Kubernetes
3 66 (28.09%) Ansible
4 31 (13.19%) Puppet
5 7 (2.98%) Grafana
6 6 (2.55%) Docker Swarm
6 6 (2.55%) Packer
7 5 (2.13%) Consul
7 5 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (1.70%) Hadoop YARN
8 4 (1.70%) Kibana
8 4 (1.70%) Oozie
8 4 (1.70%) Rancher
9 3 (1.28%) Istio
10 1 (0.43%) Marathon
10 1 (0.43%) Mesos
10 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 1 (0.43%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.43%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 29 (12.34%) Google
2 23 (9.79%) Oracle
3 14 (5.96%) Cloudera
3 14 (5.96%) Hortonworks
4 10 (4.26%) Microsoft
5 8 (3.40%) Splunk
6 7 (2.98%) Confluent
6 7 (2.98%) Veracode
7 5 (2.13%) Databricks
7 5 (2.13%) Sparx
8 4 (1.70%) IBM
8 4 (1.70%) StreamSets
9 2 (0.85%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.85%) Dynatrace
9 2 (0.85%) Perforce
9 2 (0.85%) VMware
10 1 (0.43%) EXASOL
10 1 (0.43%) F5
10 1 (0.43%) New Relic
10 1 (0.43%) ServiceNow