Period
to 17 January 2022

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 17 January 2022 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
17 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 175 193 329
Rank change year-on-year +18 +136 +30
Contract jobs citing GitLab 606 221 204
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.64% 1.30% 0.67%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.40% 7.16% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 181 144
10th Percentile £425 £408 £419
25th Percentile £500 £456 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £570
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% -7.89% +3.64%
75th Percentile £671 £600 £675
90th Percentile £700 £713 £750
England median daily rate £550 £500 £540
% change year-on-year +10.00% -7.41% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £55.00
England median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year -2.50% -20.00% -

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 7,216 3,088 5,642
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 19.48% 18.12% 18.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,223 2,206 4,122
10th Percentile £413 £350 £375
25th Percentile £490 £419 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +15.00% -4.76% -
75th Percentile £675 £600 £600
90th Percentile £750 £660 £675
England median daily rate £550 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +15.79% - -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 10 27
10th Percentile " £40.30 £18.32
25th Percentile £39.75 £52.13 £44.09
Median hourly rate £50.50 £55.00 £49.28
Median % change year-on-year -8.18% +11.62% +34.37%
75th Percentile £71.35 £67.63 £78.75
90th Percentile £80.50 £69.08 "
England median hourly rate £53.13 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +18.06% - +2.86%

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 17 January 2022.

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 17 January 2022. 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 +3 67 £600 +26.98% 53
West London -18 6 - - 10
South London -18 3 £550 +8.91%
GitLab
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2022, 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.

1 329 (54.29%) DevOps
2 300 (49.50%) Jenkins
3 282 (46.53%) AWS
4 279 (46.04%) Agile Software Development
5 272 (44.88%) Terraform
6 240 (39.60%) Python
7 203 (33.50%) Kubernetes
8 201 (33.17%) Docker
9 198 (32.67%) Git (software)
10 193 (31.85%) Java
11 189 (31.19%) Azure
12 180 (29.70%) Ansible
13 167 (27.56%) Microservices
14 165 (27.23%) Linux
15 147 (24.26%) Finance
16 117 (19.31%) GitHub
17 108 (17.82%) JIRA
18 104 (17.16%) Social Skills
19 102 (16.83%) SQL
20 98 (16.17%) Scrum
21 96 (15.84%) JavaScript
22 93 (15.35%) Software Engineering
23 91 (15.02%) Bash
24 90 (14.85%) Infrastructure as Code
25 84 (13.86%) Configuration Management
26 80 (13.20%) Test Automation
27 78 (12.87%) Confluence
27 78 (12.87%) Banking
28 77 (12.71%) Spring
29 76 (12.54%) GCP

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 78 (12.87%) Confluence
2 63 (10.40%) Apache Spark
3 34 (5.61%) Elasticsearch
4 26 (4.29%) Apache
4 26 (4.29%) nginx
5 18 (2.97%) Apache Airflow
6 11 (1.82%) Tomcat
7 7 (1.16%) CMS
7 7 (1.16%) Traefik
8 5 (0.83%) Documentum
8 5 (0.83%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.50%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.50%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.33%) IIS
11 1 (0.17%) Camunda
11 1 (0.17%) JBoss
11 1 (0.17%) SAS
11 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.33%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.17%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 282 (46.53%) AWS
2 189 (31.19%) Azure
3 117 (19.31%) GitHub
4 76 (12.54%) GCP
5 68 (11.22%) Serverless
6 54 (8.91%) AWS CloudFormation
7 35 (5.78%) PaaS
8 34 (5.61%) Amazon EC2
8 34 (5.61%) AWS Lambda
9 28 (4.62%) Amazon EKS
10 25 (4.13%) AWS CodePipeline
11 24 (3.96%) Amazon S3
12 21 (3.47%) Amazon ECS
13 19 (3.14%) Power Platform
14 17 (2.81%) IaaS
15 16 (2.64%) Amazon EMR
15 16 (2.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 15 (2.48%) Route 53
17 14 (2.31%) CloudFront
18 13 (2.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.81%) Firewall
2 16 (2.64%) DNS
3 13 (2.15%) Internet
4 9 (1.49%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.83%) Broadband
6 4 (0.66%) LAN
6 4 (0.66%) SSL
6 4 (0.66%) VPN
6 4 (0.66%) WAN
7 3 (0.50%) Network Security
7 3 (0.50%) OpenVPN
8 2 (0.33%) HTTP
8 2 (0.33%) SAN
9 1 (0.17%) DECT
9 1 (0.17%) DHCP
9 1 (0.17%) IPv4
9 1 (0.17%) IPv6
9 1 (0.17%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.17%) PPP
9 1 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (8.58%) Big Data
2 51 (8.42%) NoSQL
3 49 (8.09%) MongoDB
4 41 (6.77%) PostgreSQL
5 29 (4.79%) MySQL
6 24 (3.96%) Hadoop
7 23 (3.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 21 (3.47%) Apache Cassandra
8 21 (3.47%) Apache Hive
9 20 (3.30%) Redis
9 20 (3.30%) SQL Server
10 18 (2.97%) Power BI
11 11 (1.82%) BigQuery
12 10 (1.65%) Data Lake
12 10 (1.65%) DataStax
12 10 (1.65%) Relational Database
13 9 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (1.49%) Tableau
14 8 (1.32%) Flink
15 7 (1.16%) HBase
Development Applications
1 300 (49.50%) Jenkins
2 198 (32.67%) Git (software)
3 108 (17.82%) JIRA
4 74 (12.21%) Maven
5 48 (7.92%) Bitbucket
6 41 (6.77%) TeamCity
7 38 (6.27%) Cucumber
8 36 (5.94%) Sonatype Nexus
9 32 (5.28%) Artifactory
10 30 (4.95%) Hudson
11 28 (4.62%) SonarQube
12 26 (4.29%) WebDriver
13 24 (3.96%) REST Assured
14 20 (3.30%) JUnit
15 19 (3.14%) CircleCI
16 18 (2.97%) Mocha
17 17 (2.81%) Gradle
17 17 (2.81%) Octopus Deploy
18 15 (2.48%) Subversion
19 12 (1.98%) GoCD
General
1 147 (24.26%) Finance
2 104 (17.16%) Social Skills
3 78 (12.87%) Banking
4 58 (9.57%) Investment Banking
5 49 (8.09%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (4.29%) Public Sector
7 13 (2.15%) Financial Institution
8 12 (1.98%) Retail
9 11 (1.82%) Presentation Skills
10 10 (1.65%) Games
11 6 (0.99%) Documentation Skills
11 6 (0.99%) Front Office
11 6 (0.99%) Legal
12 4 (0.66%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.33%) Marketing
14 1 (0.17%) Back Office
14 1 (0.17%) Billing
14 1 (0.17%) Law
14 1 (0.17%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 204 (33.66%) Developer
2 196 (32.34%) DevOps Engineer
3 53 (8.75%) AWS Engineer
4 49 (8.09%) Data Engineer
4 49 (8.09%) Java Developer
5 41 (6.77%) AWS DevOps
5 41 (6.77%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 34 (5.61%) Senior Developer
7 33 (5.45%) Azure Engineer
8 29 (4.79%) Site Reliability Engineer
9 26 (4.29%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 25 (4.13%) Full Stack Developer
10 25 (4.13%) Software Developer
11 24 (3.96%) Senior DevOps
12 23 (3.80%) Architect
12 23 (3.80%) Cloud Engineer
12 23 (3.80%) Site Engineer
13 21 (3.47%) Big Data Engineer
14 20 (3.30%) Azure DevOps
14 20 (3.30%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (12.71%) Spring
2 74 (12.21%) Node.js
3 70 (11.55%) REST
4 60 (9.90%) React
5 57 (9.41%) Kafka
5 57 (9.41%) Spring Boot
6 52 (8.58%) RESTful
7 49 (8.09%) CSS
7 49 (8.09%) HTML
8 38 (6.27%) PySpark
9 35 (5.78%) AngularJS
10 32 (5.28%) Hibernate
11 29 (4.79%) Sass
12 25 (4.13%) Web Services
13 24 (3.96%) .NET
14 23 (3.80%) JPA
15 21 (3.47%) Elastic Stack
16 20 (3.30%) Express
17 19 (3.14%) WireMock
18 18 (2.97%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 33 (5.45%) Public Cloud
2 20 (3.30%) Cloud Native
3 17 (2.81%) Clustering
4 16 (2.64%) Algorithms
5 15 (2.48%) Data Protection Act
6 13 (2.15%) Greenfield Project
6 13 (2.15%) Hybrid Cloud
7 12 (1.98%) Self-Motivation
8 11 (1.82%) PKI
8 11 (1.82%) Private Cloud
9 10 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (1.65%) Management Information System
9 10 (1.65%) User Experience
9 10 (1.65%) Virtual Team
10 9 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
11 8 (1.32%) Legacy Systems
12 6 (0.99%) Data Centre
13 5 (0.83%) Hedge funds
14 4 (0.66%) Embedded Systems
14 4 (0.66%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 165 (27.23%) Linux
2 55 (9.08%) Windows
3 45 (7.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 37 (6.11%) Unix
5 23 (3.80%) CentOS
6 21 (3.47%) Ubuntu
7 16 (2.64%) Windows Server
8 6 (0.99%) Debian
9 5 (0.83%) Solaris
9 5 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.66%) Android
10 4 (0.66%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.50%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.33%) OpenWrt
12 2 (0.33%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.17%) VMS
13 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 329 (54.29%) DevOps
2 279 (46.04%) Agile Software Development
3 167 (27.56%) Microservices
4 98 (16.17%) Scrum
5 93 (15.35%) Software Engineering
6 90 (14.85%) Infrastructure as Code
7 84 (13.86%) Configuration Management
8 80 (13.20%) Test Automation
9 64 (10.56%) Continuous Integration
10 57 (9.41%) Full Stack Development
11 56 (9.24%) Problem-Solving
12 52 (8.58%) SDLC
13 48 (7.92%) Data Modelling
13 48 (7.92%) TDD
14 46 (7.59%) Analytics
15 42 (6.93%) Site Reliability Engineering
16 39 (6.44%) Migration
17 38 (6.27%) Open Source
18 34 (5.61%) Stakeholder Management
19 31 (5.12%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 240 (39.60%) Python
2 193 (31.85%) Java
3 102 (16.83%) SQL
4 96 (15.84%) JavaScript
5 91 (15.02%) Bash
6 64 (10.56%) PowerShell
7 48 (7.92%) Go
8 37 (6.11%) Scala
9 35 (5.78%) TypeScript
10 33 (5.45%) Shell Script
11 27 (4.46%) Ruby
12 26 (4.29%) C#
13 13 (2.15%) Java 8
14 12 (1.98%) PL/SQL
15 11 (1.82%) C
16 8 (1.32%) C++
16 8 (1.32%) Groovy
17 7 (1.16%) ES6
17 7 (1.16%) Perl
18 6 (0.99%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 71 (11.72%) Security Cleared
2 62 (10.23%) SC Cleared
3 22 (3.63%) Degree
4 14 (2.31%) Computer Science Degree
4 14 (2.31%) DV Cleared
5 10 (1.65%) AWS Certification
6 6 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.50%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.17%) CCNA
9 1 (0.17%) CEH
9 1 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.17%) CISSP
9 1 (0.17%) CITP
9 1 (0.17%) CREST Certified
9 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.17%) MCSE
9 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.17%) OSCP
9 1 (0.17%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.12%) QA
2 9 (1.49%) GDPR
3 7 (1.16%) Accessibility
3 7 (1.16%) NCSC
4 4 (0.66%) SLA
5 2 (0.33%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.17%) JTAG
6 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 201 (33.17%) Docker
2 21 (3.47%) Active Directory
3 18 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (0.99%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 6 (0.99%) HDFS
6 5 (0.83%) KVM
7 4 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.50%) Squid
8 3 (0.50%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.33%) Firmware
9 2 (0.33%) VMware NSX
9 2 (0.33%) vSphere
10 1 (0.17%) Ceph
10 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.17%) Shibboleth
10 1 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 272 (44.88%) Terraform
2 203 (33.50%) Kubernetes
3 180 (29.70%) Ansible
4 66 (10.89%) Prometheus
5 54 (8.91%) Puppet
6 44 (7.26%) Grafana
7 29 (4.79%) Opscode Chef
8 22 (3.63%) Istio
9 21 (3.47%) Packer
10 18 (2.97%) Nagios
11 17 (2.81%) Kibana
12 16 (2.64%) ZABBIX
13 15 (2.48%) logstash
14 14 (2.31%) Docker Swarm
15 13 (2.15%) Icinga
16 12 (1.98%) Consul
17 10 (1.65%) Salt
18 8 (1.32%) HAProxy
19 7 (1.16%) Graphite
19 7 (1.16%) yum
Vendors
1 44 (7.26%) Microsoft
2 41 (6.77%) Oracle
3 36 (5.94%) Hortonworks
4 33 (5.45%) Cloudera
4 33 (5.45%) Google
5 26 (4.29%) VMware
6 25 (4.13%) Red Hat
7 20 (3.30%) Splunk
8 14 (2.31%) Databricks
9 10 (1.65%) AppDynamics
10 9 (1.49%) Alteryx
11 8 (1.32%) Informatica
11 8 (1.32%) PagerDuty
12 7 (1.16%) MuleSoft
13 6 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (0.99%) Sybase
14 5 (0.83%) ServiceNow
14 5 (0.83%) Telerik
15 4 (0.66%) Dynatrace
15 4 (0.66%) F5