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to

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 July 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
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 157 245 169
Rank change year-on-year +88 -76 +159
Contract jobs citing GitLab 721 293 257
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.82% 1.06% 1.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.44% 5.49% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 186 195
10th Percentile £463 £386 £366
25th Percentile £518 £462 £475
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £625 £533 £550
Median % change year-on-year +17.37% -3.18% -
75th Percentile £688 £624 £675
90th Percentile £780 £681 £750
England median daily rate £598 £510 £550
% change year-on-year +17.16% -7.27% +0.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
10th Percentile - £58.97 -
25th Percentile £56.88 £59.36 -
Median hourly rate £58.75 £60.00 -
Median % change year-on-year -2.08% - -
75th Percentile £60.63 - -
90th Percentile - - -
England median hourly rate £54.25 £39.50 -
% change year-on-year +37.34% - -

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 7,634 5,338 3,722
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 19.27% 19.28% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,504 3,712 2,741
10th Percentile £413 £388 £382
25th Percentile £500 £456 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £538 £525
Median % change year-on-year +11.63% +2.38% -
75th Percentile £700 £638 £625
90th Percentile £800 £713 £700
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 17 23
10th Percentile £16.34 £27.50 £32.55
25th Percentile £37.86 £37.50 £45.13
Median hourly rate £44.50 £59.00 £51.00
Median % change year-on-year -24.58% +15.69% +13.55%
75th Percentile £54.56 £68.00 £63.75
90th Percentile £74.95 £68.62 £64.95
England median hourly rate £52.50 £50.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 July 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 2 July 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
Jobs
Central London +38 85 £596 +25.37% 27
South London -5 13 £675 +68.75%
West London -7 5 £518 -13.75% 8
GitLab
England

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 490 (67.96%) CI/CD
2 426 (59.08%) DevOps
3 363 (50.35%) Agile
4 344 (47.71%) Terraform
5 343 (47.57%) Jenkins
6 340 (47.16%) Kubernetes
7 307 (42.58%) AWS
8 299 (41.47%) Azure
9 292 (40.50%) Java
10 283 (39.25%) Docker
11 257 (35.64%) Python
12 233 (32.32%) Finance
13 206 (28.57%) Ansible
14 205 (28.43%) Git (software)
15 200 (27.74%) Microservices
16 191 (26.49%) Linux
17 160 (22.19%) Scrum
18 143 (19.83%) Test Automation
19 137 (19.00%) Kafka
20 136 (18.86%) SQL
21 135 (18.72%) Social Skills
22 132 (18.31%) JIRA
23 126 (17.48%) TDD
24 125 (17.34%) Configuration Management
24 125 (17.34%) GitHub
25 120 (16.64%) JavaScript
26 119 (16.50%) Security Cleared
26 119 (16.50%) Bash
27 117 (16.23%) Infrastructure as Code
28 116 (16.09%) Continuous Integration

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 86 (11.93%) Confluence
2 49 (6.80%) Apache
3 47 (6.52%) Apache Spark
4 25 (3.47%) Apache Airflow
5 20 (2.77%) nginx
6 17 (2.36%) SharePoint
7 13 (1.80%) Traefik
8 12 (1.66%) SAS
9 11 (1.53%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.97%) IIS
11 6 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.55%) Cloud Foundry
13 3 (0.42%) CMS
14 2 (0.28%) Documentum
14 2 (0.28%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.28%) WebSphere
15 1 (0.14%) Apache Pig
15 1 (0.14%) CloudStack
15 1 (0.14%) FileNet
15 1 (0.14%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.55%) Shopify
2 1 (0.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 307 (42.58%) AWS
2 299 (41.47%) Azure
3 125 (17.34%) GitHub
4 93 (12.90%) GCP
5 77 (10.68%) Serverless
6 58 (8.04%) Amazon EC2
7 56 (7.77%) Azure DevOps
8 54 (7.49%) Azure AKS
9 49 (6.80%) AWS CloudFormation
10 47 (6.52%) AWS Lambda
11 44 (6.10%) Amazon S3
12 43 (5.96%) PaaS
13 35 (4.85%) Amazon ECS
14 31 (4.30%) Amazon EKS
14 31 (4.30%) OpenShift
15 29 (4.02%) Datadog
16 28 (3.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 27 (3.74%) Azure Monitor
18 26 (3.61%) Route 53
19 23 (3.19%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 36 (4.99%) DNS
2 25 (3.47%) Internet
3 16 (2.22%) TCP/IP
4 13 (1.80%) DHCP
5 12 (1.66%) Firewall
6 8 (1.11%) VLAN
7 7 (0.97%) SSL
8 6 (0.83%) NGN
8 6 (0.83%) SD-WAN
8 6 (0.83%) WAN
9 5 (0.69%) HTTP
9 5 (0.69%) VPN
10 4 (0.55%) IPv6
11 1 (0.14%) BGP
11 1 (0.14%) Bluetooth
11 1 (0.14%) FTP
11 1 (0.14%) ICMP
11 1 (0.14%) MPLS
11 1 (0.14%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (8.32%) Big Data
2 59 (8.18%) MongoDB
3 54 (7.49%) PostgreSQL
4 44 (6.10%) Amazon RDS
5 36 (4.99%) SQL Server
6 29 (4.02%) DynamoDB
6 29 (4.02%) NoSQL
7 26 (3.61%) Relational Database
8 25 (3.47%) Elasticsearch
8 25 (3.47%) MySQL
9 24 (3.33%) Delta Lake
10 23 (3.19%) Redis
11 17 (2.36%) Hazelcast
12 15 (2.08%) Flink
13 13 (1.80%) Power BI
14 11 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (1.53%) Tableau
15 10 (1.39%) RDBMS
16 9 (1.25%) Azure SQL Database
16 9 (1.25%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 343 (47.57%) Jenkins
2 205 (28.43%) Git (software)
3 132 (18.31%) JIRA
4 110 (15.26%) Maven
5 73 (10.12%) Gradle
6 57 (7.91%) Artifactory
7 56 (7.77%) Sonatype Nexus
8 52 (7.21%) TeamCity
9 49 (6.80%) Bitbucket
10 42 (5.83%) Cucumber
11 37 (5.13%) JUnit
11 37 (5.13%) SonarQube
12 34 (4.72%) webpack
13 28 (3.88%) Mockito
14 26 (3.61%) REST Assured
15 24 (3.33%) CircleCI
16 19 (2.64%) Cypress.io
16 19 (2.64%) WebDriver
17 11 (1.53%) JBehave
17 11 (1.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 233 (32.32%) Finance
2 135 (18.72%) Social Skills
3 88 (12.21%) Banking
4 61 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
5 39 (5.41%) Public Sector
6 33 (4.58%) Investment Banking
7 27 (3.74%) Presentation Skills
8 17 (2.36%) Influencing Skills
9 9 (1.25%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 9 (1.25%) Law
9 9 (1.25%) Retail
10 7 (0.97%) Organisational Skills
11 6 (0.83%) Telecoms
12 5 (0.69%) Back Office
12 5 (0.69%) Wholesale Banking
13 4 (0.55%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.55%) Legal
14 3 (0.42%) Front Office
15 2 (0.28%) Marketing
15 2 (0.28%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 247 (34.26%) Developer
2 241 (33.43%) DevOps Engineer
3 83 (11.51%) Java Developer
4 51 (7.07%) AWS Engineer
5 45 (6.24%) AWS DevOps
6 42 (5.83%) Azure Engineer
7 41 (5.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 33 (4.58%) Cloud Engineer
8 33 (4.58%) Senior Developer
9 31 (4.30%) Data Engineer
10 29 (4.02%) Full Stack Developer
11 28 (3.88%) Architect
11 28 (3.88%) Java Engineer
12 27 (3.74%) Platform Engineer
13 24 (3.33%) Software Developer
14 23 (3.19%) React Developer
15 22 (3.05%) .NET Developer
15 22 (3.05%) Senior DevOps
16 20 (2.77%) Big Data Engineer
16 20 (2.77%) Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (19.00%) Kafka
2 105 (14.56%) Spring
3 77 (10.68%) REST
3 77 (10.68%) RESTful
4 75 (10.40%) HTML
5 73 (10.12%) Spring Boot
6 72 (9.99%) React
7 71 (9.85%) CSS
8 64 (8.88%) Node.js
9 57 (7.91%) .NET
10 52 (7.21%) Hibernate
11 43 (5.96%) JPA
12 41 (5.69%) JMS
13 37 (5.13%) Redux
14 34 (4.72%) JSON
15 33 (4.58%) Express
16 32 (4.44%) HTML5
17 30 (4.16%) Web Services
18 29 (4.02%) Jest
19 28 (3.88%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 69 (9.57%) Public Cloud
2 55 (7.63%) Cloud Native
3 26 (3.61%) Algorithms
3 26 (3.61%) Management Information System
4 23 (3.19%) Private Cloud
4 23 (3.19%) Self-Motivation
4 23 (3.19%) User Experience
5 21 (2.91%) Data Centre
6 17 (2.36%) PKI
7 16 (2.22%) Clustering
7 16 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
8 15 (2.08%) Virtual Team
9 14 (1.94%) Greenfield Project
10 12 (1.66%) Reference Data
11 11 (1.53%) Blockchain
11 11 (1.53%) Data Protection Act
11 11 (1.53%) Data Structures
12 10 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (0.97%) Renewable Energy
14 6 (0.83%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 191 (26.49%) Linux
2 62 (8.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 38 (5.27%) Windows
4 36 (4.99%) Unix
5 19 (2.64%) Ubuntu
6 18 (2.50%) CentOS
7 14 (1.94%) Windows Server
8 10 (1.39%) Apple iOS
9 9 (1.25%) Android
10 7 (0.97%) VMS
11 5 (0.69%) CoreOS
12 4 (0.55%) Amazon Linux
12 4 (0.55%) Debian
13 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.14%) OpenWrt
13 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 490 (67.96%) CI/CD
2 426 (59.08%) DevOps
3 363 (50.35%) Agile
4 200 (27.74%) Microservices
5 160 (22.19%) Scrum
6 143 (19.83%) Test Automation
7 126 (17.48%) TDD
8 125 (17.34%) Configuration Management
9 117 (16.23%) Infrastructure as Code
10 116 (16.09%) Continuous Integration
11 73 (10.12%) Software Engineering
12 66 (9.15%) Problem-Solving
13 61 (8.46%) SDLC
14 59 (8.18%) Continuous Delivery
14 59 (8.18%) Event-Driven
15 54 (7.49%) Analytics
15 54 (7.49%) Kanban
16 51 (7.07%) Deployment Automation
16 51 (7.07%) Full Stack Development
17 44 (6.10%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 292 (40.50%) Java
2 257 (35.64%) Python
3 136 (18.86%) SQL
4 120 (16.64%) JavaScript
5 119 (16.50%) Bash
6 69 (9.57%) PowerShell
7 65 (9.02%) Go
8 54 (7.49%) TypeScript
9 49 (6.80%) C#
10 48 (6.66%) Shell Script
11 36 (4.99%) Ruby
12 30 (4.16%) ES6
13 24 (3.33%) Scala
14 15 (2.08%) Perl
15 14 (1.94%) Groovy
16 13 (1.80%) PL/SQL
17 12 (1.66%) C
18 11 (1.53%) SPARQL
19 10 (1.39%) Kotlin
20 7 (0.97%) C++
Qualifications
1 119 (16.50%) Security Cleared
2 114 (15.81%) SC Cleared
3 50 (6.93%) Degree
4 31 (4.30%) Computer Science Degree
5 23 (3.19%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (0.69%) TOGAF Certification
7 4 (0.55%) AWS Certification
7 4 (0.55%) FFIEC
8 3 (0.42%) DBS Check
8 3 (0.42%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.28%) CISSP
10 1 (0.14%) CCNA
10 1 (0.14%) CEH
10 1 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.14%) MCSE
10 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.14%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (6.24%) QA
2 12 (1.66%) NCSC
3 7 (0.97%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.69%) Accessibility
5 4 (0.55%) GLBA
5 4 (0.55%) NIST
5 4 (0.55%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.55%) SLA
6 1 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.14%) OASIS TOSCA
6 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 283 (39.25%) Docker
2 24 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.25%) Active Directory
4 8 (1.11%) KVM
4 8 (1.11%) oVirt
4 8 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (1.11%) vSphere
5 7 (0.97%) Ceph
6 6 (0.83%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.14%) LXC
8 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 344 (47.71%) Terraform
2 340 (47.16%) Kubernetes
3 206 (28.57%) Ansible
4 67 (9.29%) Puppet
5 64 (8.88%) Grafana
6 63 (8.74%) Prometheus
7 47 (6.52%) Istio
8 40 (5.55%) Packer
9 35 (4.85%) Opscode Chef
10 29 (4.02%) Kibana
11 21 (2.91%) Consul
12 20 (2.77%) ZABBIX
13 18 (2.50%) HP Fortify
14 17 (2.36%) logstash
15 14 (1.94%) Graphite
15 14 (1.94%) HAProxy
15 14 (1.94%) linkerd
16 13 (1.80%) Docker Swarm
16 13 (1.80%) Podman
17 10 (1.39%) Active Directory Federation Services
Vendors
1 82 (11.37%) Microsoft
2 73 (10.12%) Oracle
3 52 (7.21%) Databricks
4 48 (6.66%) Splunk
5 39 (5.41%) VMware
6 34 (4.72%) Atlassian
7 33 (4.58%) Google
8 28 (3.88%) AppDynamics
9 20 (2.77%) IBM
10 12 (1.66%) PagerDuty
11 11 (1.53%) Informatica
11 11 (1.53%) Red Hat
12 9 (1.25%) Adobe
12 9 (1.25%) New Relic
12 9 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
13 8 (1.11%) ServiceNow
14 6 (0.83%) Confluent
14 6 (0.83%) Dell
14 6 (0.83%) F5
14 6 (0.83%) Sybase