Period
to 24 July 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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 239 171 334
Rank change year-on-year -68 +163 +68
Contract jobs citing GitLab 316 256 284
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.06% 1.58% 0.70%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.49% 7.57% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 195 164
10th Percentile £400 £360 £450
25th Percentile £468 £463 £498
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £550 £550
75th Percentile £625 £675 £638
90th Percentile £688 £750 £675
England median daily rate £525 £547 £550
% change year-on-year -4.02% -0.55% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £60.00 - £10.50
England median hourly rate £44.25 £30.00 £10.50
% change year-on-year +47.50% +185.71% -58.00%

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 5,758 3,380 8,078
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 19.34% 20.82% 19.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,037 2,488 5,786
10th Percentile £399 £375 £363
25th Percentile £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £638 £625 £600
90th Percentile £713 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 21 27
10th Percentile £29.33 £32.75 £20.45
25th Percentile £39.94 £45.25 £24.13
Median hourly rate £59.50 £51.00 £47.83
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% +6.63% +9.33%
75th Percentile £67.25 £63.75 £53.75
90th Percentile £68.94 £65.25 £55.90
England median hourly rate £50.00 £47.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -31 22 £475 -8.65% 30
West London +9 7 £600 +20.00% 10
South London -17 4 £450 -14.29% 3
East London +5 1 £465 -13.49% 8
GitLab
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 157 (49.68%) Jenkins
2 149 (47.15%) DevOps
3 139 (43.99%) Python
4 132 (41.77%) Agile Software Development
5 124 (39.24%) Docker
5 124 (39.24%) Kubernetes
6 121 (38.29%) AWS
7 116 (36.71%) Terraform
8 111 (35.13%) Java
9 98 (31.01%) Git (software)
10 94 (29.75%) Linux
11 84 (26.58%) Azure
12 79 (25.00%) Ansible
13 74 (23.42%) Microservices
14 72 (22.78%) JavaScript
15 69 (21.84%) Continuous Integration
16 67 (21.20%) GitHub
17 62 (19.62%) Scrum
18 57 (18.04%) Software Engineering
18 57 (18.04%) Test Automation
19 55 (17.41%) JIRA
20 52 (16.46%) Finance
20 52 (16.46%) Bash Shell
21 48 (15.19%) Maven
21 48 (15.19%) Infrastructure as Code
22 47 (14.87%) SQL
22 47 (14.87%) React
23 45 (14.24%) GCP
23 45 (14.24%) Security Cleared
24 44 (13.92%) AngularJS

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 33 (10.44%) Confluence
2 14 (4.43%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (3.16%) Apache
4 9 (2.85%) Apache Spark
5 7 (2.22%) Apache Airflow
5 7 (2.22%) nginx
6 6 (1.90%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.27%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.63%) Jupyter
8 2 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.63%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.63%) Wowza Streaming Engine
9 1 (0.32%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (2.53%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.63%) Figma
2 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.95%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.63%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 121 (38.29%) AWS
2 84 (26.58%) Azure
3 67 (21.20%) GitHub
4 45 (14.24%) GCP
5 26 (8.23%) AWS CloudFormation
6 24 (7.59%) Serverless
7 19 (6.01%) AWS Lambda
8 17 (5.38%) Amazon EKS
9 12 (3.80%) Amazon EC2
9 12 (3.80%) Amazon ECS
9 12 (3.80%) npm
10 11 (3.48%) OpenShift
11 10 (3.16%) SaaS
12 9 (2.85%) Amazon S3
12 9 (2.85%) IaaS
12 9 (2.85%) Quay.io
13 8 (2.53%) Azure Stack
13 8 (2.53%) Datadog
13 8 (2.53%) PaaS
13 8 (2.53%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.16%) Firewall
2 7 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (1.90%) DNS
4 5 (1.58%) DECT
4 5 (1.58%) IPv4
5 4 (1.27%) HTTP
6 3 (0.95%) Broadband
6 3 (0.95%) Internet
6 3 (0.95%) IPv6
6 3 (0.95%) Multicast
6 3 (0.95%) OpenVPN
6 3 (0.95%) PPP
6 3 (0.95%) UPnP
6 3 (0.95%) VPN
7 2 (0.63%) Bluetooth
7 2 (0.63%) DSL
7 2 (0.63%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.63%) LAN
7 2 (0.63%) RTMP
7 2 (0.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (10.13%) NoSQL
2 30 (9.49%) MongoDB
3 27 (8.54%) PostgreSQL
4 23 (7.28%) Apache Cassandra
5 16 (5.06%) Big Data
6 12 (3.80%) Data Lake
7 11 (3.48%) Hadoop
7 11 (3.48%) SQL Server
8 10 (3.16%) BigQuery
9 9 (2.85%) MySQL
10 8 (2.53%) Blockchain
10 8 (2.53%) Power BI
11 7 (2.22%) DataStax
11 7 (2.22%) Redis
11 7 (2.22%) Relational Database
12 5 (1.58%) Apache Hive
12 5 (1.58%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (1.27%) Neo4j
14 3 (0.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 3 (0.95%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 157 (49.68%) Jenkins
2 98 (31.01%) Git (software)
3 55 (17.41%) JIRA
4 48 (15.19%) Maven
5 29 (9.18%) Jasmine
6 26 (8.23%) Bitbucket
7 20 (6.33%) Sonatype Nexus
8 19 (6.01%) Cucumber
9 17 (5.38%) Cypress.io
10 16 (5.06%) Karma Test Runner
10 16 (5.06%) SonarQube
11 13 (4.11%) JUnit
12 11 (3.48%) TeamCity
13 10 (3.16%) Gradle
14 9 (2.85%) Mocha
14 9 (2.85%) Selenium
15 7 (2.22%) Artifactory
15 7 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 7 (2.22%) GDB
15 7 (2.22%) Mockito
General
1 52 (16.46%) Finance
2 38 (12.03%) Social Skills
3 24 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (6.01%) Presentation Skills
5 18 (5.70%) Public Sector
6 13 (4.11%) Banking
7 12 (3.80%) Influencing Skills
8 6 (1.90%) Documentation Skills
8 6 (1.90%) Games
8 6 (1.90%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.90%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.58%) Front Office
10 4 (1.27%) Law
11 2 (0.63%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.63%) Publishing
11 2 (0.63%) Retail
12 1 (0.32%) Billing
12 1 (0.32%) Electronics
12 1 (0.32%) Marketing
12 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 88 (27.85%) DevOps Engineer
2 71 (22.47%) Developer
3 33 (10.44%) Azure Engineer
4 31 (9.81%) AWS Engineer
5 23 (7.28%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 19 (6.01%) AWS DevOps
7 18 (5.70%) Architect
7 18 (5.70%) Java Developer
7 18 (5.70%) Systems Engineer
8 17 (5.38%) Software Engineer
9 16 (5.06%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 15 (4.75%) Azure DevOps
11 13 (4.11%) Full Stack Developer
12 12 (3.80%) Cloud Engineer
13 11 (3.48%) Data Engineer
14 10 (3.16%) Lead DevOps
14 10 (3.16%) Senior Developer
15 9 (2.85%) Cloud Architect
15 9 (2.85%) Python Engineer
15 9 (2.85%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (14.87%) React
2 44 (13.92%) AngularJS
3 39 (12.34%) REST
4 36 (11.39%) Node.js
4 36 (11.39%) Spring
5 35 (11.08%) Kafka
6 32 (10.13%) HTML
7 30 (9.49%) Web Services
8 29 (9.18%) Spring Boot
9 25 (7.91%) RESTful
10 20 (6.33%) CSS
11 19 (6.01%) YAML
12 16 (5.06%) D3.js
12 16 (5.06%) Redux
13 12 (3.80%) Express
13 12 (3.80%) Jest
14 10 (3.16%) LESS
14 10 (3.16%) OpenFin
14 10 (3.16%) Sass
14 10 (3.16%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.06%) Data Centre
2 15 (4.75%) Hybrid Cloud
3 14 (4.43%) Public Cloud
4 10 (3.16%) Cloud Native
4 10 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (3.16%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (2.53%) User Experience
6 7 (2.22%) Embedded Systems
6 7 (2.22%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.90%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (1.90%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.58%) Legacy Systems
9 4 (1.27%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.27%) Digital Media
9 4 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (1.27%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.95%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (0.95%) Hedge funds
10 3 (0.95%) Life Science
10 3 (0.95%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 94 (29.75%) Linux
2 28 (8.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 27 (8.54%) Windows
4 16 (5.06%) CentOS
4 16 (5.06%) Unix
5 13 (4.11%) Windows Server
6 10 (3.16%) Android
6 10 (3.16%) Apple iOS
7 8 (2.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 7 (2.22%) OpenWrt
9 5 (1.58%) Ubuntu
10 4 (1.27%) Solaris
11 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (47.15%) DevOps
2 132 (41.77%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (23.42%) Microservices
4 69 (21.84%) Continuous Integration
5 62 (19.62%) Scrum
6 57 (18.04%) Software Engineering
6 57 (18.04%) Test Automation
7 48 (15.19%) Infrastructure as Code
8 36 (11.39%) Analytics
9 33 (10.44%) Problem-Solving
10 32 (10.13%) TDD
11 30 (9.49%) OO
12 29 (9.18%) Configuration Management
13 21 (6.65%) Cybersecurity
14 20 (6.33%) BDD
14 20 (6.33%) Open Source
14 20 (6.33%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 20 (6.33%) SOA
15 19 (6.01%) Infrastructure Automation
15 19 (6.01%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 139 (43.99%) Python
2 111 (35.13%) Java
3 72 (22.78%) JavaScript
4 52 (16.46%) Bash Shell
5 47 (14.87%) SQL
6 38 (12.03%) TypeScript
7 28 (8.86%) PowerShell
7 28 (8.86%) Shell Script
8 23 (7.28%) Go
9 13 (4.11%) C
9 13 (4.11%) C++
9 13 (4.11%) Scala
10 12 (3.80%) Kotlin
10 12 (3.80%) Ruby
11 9 (2.85%) ES6
11 9 (2.85%) Perl
12 7 (2.22%) Groovy
12 7 (2.22%) Java 8
12 7 (2.22%) Objective-C
13 6 (1.90%) C#
Qualifications
1 45 (14.24%) Security Cleared
2 40 (12.66%) SC Cleared
3 18 (5.70%) Degree
4 12 (3.80%) DV Cleared
5 9 (2.85%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (2.85%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.63%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.32%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (9.18%) QA
2 5 (1.58%) JTAG
3 2 (0.63%) Accessibility
3 2 (0.63%) GDPR
3 2 (0.63%) HIPAA
3 2 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 124 (39.24%) Docker
2 8 (2.53%) iptables
3 7 (2.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 7 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (1.58%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.32%) Ceph
7 1 (0.32%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 124 (39.24%) Kubernetes
2 116 (36.71%) Terraform
3 79 (25.00%) Ansible
4 27 (8.54%) Puppet
5 18 (5.70%) Prometheus
6 15 (4.75%) Grafana
6 15 (4.75%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (4.11%) Packer
8 10 (3.16%) Istio
9 9 (2.85%) Rancher
10 8 (2.53%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 7 (2.22%) vRealize
12 5 (1.58%) vRealize Orchestrator
13 4 (1.27%) Docker Swarm
13 4 (1.27%) Icinga
13 4 (1.27%) Nagios
14 3 (0.95%) Consul
14 3 (0.95%) Salt
14 3 (0.95%) SCCM
14 3 (0.95%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 17 (5.38%) Microsoft
2 16 (5.06%) Google
3 15 (4.75%) Oracle
4 13 (4.11%) Red Hat
5 11 (3.48%) Cisco
5 11 (3.48%) Databricks
5 11 (3.48%) VMware
6 10 (3.16%) SaltStack
7 8 (2.53%) Remedy
7 8 (2.53%) Twitter
8 7 (2.22%) Apple
8 7 (2.22%) Atlassian
8 7 (2.22%) Splunk
9 5 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.27%) Cadence
11 3 (0.95%) Cloudera
11 3 (0.95%) New Relic
12 2 (0.63%) Hortonworks
12 2 (0.63%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.63%) Xamarin