Period
to 5 March 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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 219 272 362
Rank change year-on-year +53 +90 +104
Contract jobs citing GitLab 228 236 293
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.13% 0.84% 0.67%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.15% 4.42% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 164 224
Median daily rate £500 £550 £554
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -0.68% +5.48%
10th Percentile £400 £418 £425
90th Percentile £690 £688 £700
England median daily rate £500 £539 £550
% change year-on-year -7.19% -2.05% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year -11.11% - -

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 3,705 5,339 9,889
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 18.43% 19.03% 22.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,597 3,891 7,327
Median daily rate £505 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.90% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £360 £375 £371
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
England median daily rate £475 £490 £500
% change year-on-year -2.96% -2.10% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 33 27
Median hourly rate £62.75 £55.00 £36.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.09% +49.99% -12.60%
10th Percentile £42.95 £34.43 £28.45
90th Percentile £68.36 £78.75 £54.85
Median hourly rate £45.50 £47.25 £44.00
% change year-on-year -3.70% +7.39% -2.22%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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
South London +11 12 £505 +1.00% 4
Central London +68 11 £473 -27.31% 24
West London +35 1 - - 8
GitLab
England

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 140 (61.40%) Python
2 137 (60.09%) Jenkins
2 137 (60.09%) DevOps
3 113 (49.56%) Docker
4 108 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
5 99 (43.42%) AWS
6 98 (42.98%) Terraform
7 93 (40.79%) Kubernetes
8 92 (40.35%) Linux
9 86 (37.72%) Java
10 82 (35.96%) Azure
11 76 (33.33%) Ansible
12 65 (28.51%) Microservices
13 61 (26.75%) Git (software)
14 60 (26.32%) Security Cleared
15 59 (25.88%) Infrastructure as Code
16 56 (24.56%) SC Cleared
17 55 (24.12%) Finance
18 50 (21.93%) Test Automation
19 48 (21.05%) Scrum
19 48 (21.05%) Web Services
19 48 (21.05%) GitHub
20 47 (20.61%) JIRA
21 45 (19.74%) Software Engineering
21 45 (19.74%) SQL
22 44 (19.30%) Continuous Integration
22 44 (19.30%) GCP
23 38 (16.67%) PowerShell
24 35 (15.35%) PostgreSQL
25 34 (14.91%) Bash Shell

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 21 (9.21%) Confluence
2 18 (7.89%) Apache
3 6 (2.63%) nginx
4 5 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.75%) Apache Airflow
5 4 (1.75%) Jupyter
5 4 (1.75%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.44%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.44%) DNN
7 1 (0.44%) IIS
7 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Maximo
2 1 (0.44%) CA PPM
2 1 (0.44%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 99 (43.42%) AWS
2 82 (35.96%) Azure
3 48 (21.05%) GitHub
4 44 (19.30%) GCP
5 30 (13.16%) Serverless
6 26 (11.40%) AWS Lambda
7 24 (10.53%) Amazon ECS
8 16 (7.02%) Apigee
9 15 (6.58%) Amazon EKS
10 10 (4.39%) Azure Stack
10 10 (4.39%) IaaS
11 7 (3.07%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (3.07%) Azure Active Directory
12 6 (2.63%) SaaS
13 5 (2.19%) Amazon S3
13 5 (2.19%) Datadog
13 5 (2.19%) PaaS
13 5 (2.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 4 (1.75%) OpenShift
14 4 (1.75%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.95%) DECT
1 9 (3.95%) Wi-Fi
2 7 (3.07%) Firewall
2 7 (3.07%) IPv4
2 7 (3.07%) IPv6
2 7 (3.07%) Multicast
2 7 (3.07%) PPP
2 7 (3.07%) UPnP
3 5 (2.19%) DNS
3 5 (2.19%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.75%) Network Security
4 4 (1.75%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (1.32%) Broadband
5 3 (1.32%) HTTP
5 3 (1.32%) SNMP
5 3 (1.32%) SSL
5 3 (1.32%) VLAN
5 3 (1.32%) VPN
6 2 (0.88%) FTP
7 1 (0.44%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (15.35%) PostgreSQL
2 27 (11.84%) SQL Server
3 20 (8.77%) Big Data
3 20 (8.77%) MySQL
4 17 (7.46%) Amazon Redshift
5 12 (5.26%) NoSQL
6 9 (3.95%) MongoDB
7 7 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.75%) Dremio
9 3 (1.32%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (1.32%) Power BI
9 3 (1.32%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.88%) Data Lake
10 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.88%) PowerCenter
11 1 (0.44%) BigQuery
11 1 (0.44%) InfluxDB
11 1 (0.44%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 137 (60.09%) Jenkins
2 61 (26.75%) Git (software)
3 47 (20.61%) JIRA
4 28 (12.28%) Artifactory
4 28 (12.28%) Maven
5 21 (9.21%) SonarQube
6 18 (7.89%) Cucumber
7 17 (7.46%) Selenium
8 16 (7.02%) Bitbucket
8 16 (7.02%) TeamCity
9 13 (5.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 12 (5.26%) JUnit
10 12 (5.26%) Sonatype Nexus
11 11 (4.82%) Cypress.io
12 10 (4.39%) GDB
12 10 (4.39%) Gradle
12 10 (4.39%) JMeter
13 8 (3.51%) Jasmine
14 7 (3.07%) git-flow
15 6 (2.63%) JBehave
General
1 55 (24.12%) Finance
2 33 (14.47%) Banking
3 15 (6.58%) Public Sector
4 9 (3.95%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.63%) Back Office
6 4 (1.75%) Electronics
6 4 (1.75%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.75%) Marketing
7 3 (1.32%) Retail
8 2 (0.88%) Front Office
8 2 (0.88%) Publishing
9 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.44%) Games
9 1 (0.44%) Law
9 1 (0.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 73 (32.02%) DevOps Engineer
2 49 (21.49%) Developer
3 33 (14.47%) AWS Engineer
4 23 (10.09%) Cloud Engineer
5 22 (9.65%) Java Developer
6 21 (9.21%) Software Engineer
7 20 (8.77%) AWS DevOps
7 20 (8.77%) Azure Engineer
8 18 (7.89%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 14 (6.14%) AWS Developer
9 14 (6.14%) Java Engineer
10 13 (5.70%) Senior DevOps
11 12 (5.26%) Architect
12 11 (4.82%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 11 (4.82%) Consultant
12 11 (4.82%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 11 (4.82%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 10 (4.39%) AWS Software Engineer
13 10 (4.39%) Java Software Developer
13 10 (4.39%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (21.05%) Web Services
2 34 (14.91%) REST
3 33 (14.47%) Kafka
4 24 (10.53%) OAuth
4 24 (10.53%) Swagger
5 23 (10.09%) Node.js
6 22 (9.65%) Spring
7 19 (8.33%) gRPC
8 16 (7.02%) AngularJS
9 13 (5.70%) Elastic Stack
9 13 (5.70%) RESTful
10 12 (5.26%) HTML
11 11 (4.82%) Spring Boot
12 10 (4.39%) RabbitMQ
13 9 (3.95%) GraphQL
13 9 (3.95%) JSON
14 8 (3.51%) React
14 8 (3.51%) YAML
15 7 (3.07%) OAuth2
15 7 (3.07%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.89%) Hedge funds
2 15 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (6.14%) Greenfield Project
4 12 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
5 11 (4.82%) Data Centre
6 10 (4.39%) Cloud Native
6 10 (4.39%) Embedded Systems
6 10 (4.39%) Linux Command Line
7 7 (3.07%) Private Cloud
8 6 (2.63%) Algorithms
8 6 (2.63%) Data Structures
9 5 (2.19%) Public Cloud
9 5 (2.19%) User Experience
10 4 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.75%) Reference Data
11 3 (1.32%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.88%) Augmented Reality
13 1 (0.44%) Fixed Income
13 1 (0.44%) NHS
13 1 (0.44%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 92 (40.35%) Linux
2 29 (12.72%) Windows
3 21 (9.21%) Windows Server
4 19 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (6.14%) Unix
6 11 (4.82%) CentOS
7 10 (4.39%) OpenWrt
8 6 (2.63%) Android
9 5 (2.19%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.32%) Windows 10
10 3 (1.32%) Windows Server 2016
11 2 (0.88%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (60.09%) DevOps
2 108 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (28.51%) Microservices
4 59 (25.88%) Infrastructure as Code
5 50 (21.93%) Test Automation
6 48 (21.05%) Scrum
7 45 (19.74%) Software Engineering
8 44 (19.30%) Continuous Integration
9 33 (14.47%) TDD
10 29 (12.72%) Configuration Management
11 27 (11.84%) Continuous Delivery
12 23 (10.09%) Open Source
13 21 (9.21%) Problem-Solving
14 20 (8.77%) Asset Management
14 20 (8.77%) Investment Management
15 18 (7.89%) BDD
15 18 (7.89%) Kanban
16 16 (7.02%) Continuous Deployment
17 14 (6.14%) Data Modelling
17 14 (6.14%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 140 (61.40%) Python
2 86 (37.72%) Java
3 45 (19.74%) SQL
4 38 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 34 (14.91%) Bash Shell
6 31 (13.60%) JavaScript
7 22 (9.65%) Shell Script
8 18 (7.89%) TypeScript
9 15 (6.58%) Go
10 12 (5.26%) Perl
11 10 (4.39%) C
11 10 (4.39%) C#
12 8 (3.51%) C++
12 8 (3.51%) Java 8
13 7 (3.07%) Scala
14 6 (2.63%) Ruby
15 5 (2.19%) Kotlin
16 4 (1.75%) Groovy
17 3 (1.32%) Embedded C
17 3 (1.32%) ES6
Qualifications
1 60 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 56 (24.56%) SC Cleared
3 16 (7.02%) DV Cleared
4 13 (5.70%) Degree
5 6 (2.63%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.88%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.44%) CCNA
7 1 (0.44%) CCNP
7 1 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.44%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.44%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.70%) QA
2 9 (3.95%) JTAG
3 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.44%) NIST
3 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 113 (49.56%) Docker
2 7 (3.07%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.32%) vSphere
6 2 (0.88%) iptables
7 1 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 98 (42.98%) Terraform
2 93 (40.79%) Kubernetes
3 76 (33.33%) Ansible
4 32 (14.04%) Puppet
5 22 (9.65%) Prometheus
6 20 (8.77%) Opscode Chef
7 19 (8.33%) Packer
8 18 (7.89%) Grafana
9 8 (3.51%) Istio
9 8 (3.51%) Salt
10 6 (2.63%) Consul
10 6 (2.63%) Docker Swarm
11 5 (2.19%) Kibana
12 4 (1.75%) Rancher
13 3 (1.32%) logstash
13 3 (1.32%) Nagios
13 3 (1.32%) vRealize
13 3 (1.32%) vRealize Orchestrator
13 3 (1.32%) ZABBIX
14 2 (0.88%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 27 (11.84%) Google
2 21 (9.21%) Microsoft
3 20 (8.77%) Oracle
4 16 (7.02%) Splunk
5 12 (5.26%) Atlassian
6 10 (4.39%) Red Hat
6 10 (4.39%) VMware
7 7 (3.07%) Hortonworks
8 6 (2.63%) AppDynamics
8 6 (2.63%) Dynatrace
8 6 (2.63%) ServiceNow
9 5 (2.19%) Black Duck
10 4 (1.75%) Confluent
10 4 (1.75%) Sage
10 4 (1.75%) SAP
11 3 (1.32%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.32%) Dell
11 3 (1.32%) EMC
11 3 (1.32%) SaltStack
11 3 (1.32%) Twitter