Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 220 170 338
Rank change year-on-year -50 +168 +17
Contract jobs citing GitLab 466 214 238
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.32% 1.55% 0.64%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.80% 8.03% 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 180 134
10th Percentile £425 £406 £450
25th Percentile £475 £457 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £565
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% -7.08% +7.62%
75th Percentile £638 £713 £672
90th Percentile £695 £750 £718
England median daily rate £525 £525 £538
% change year-on-year - -2.33% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £60.00 - £55.00
England median hourly rate £44.25 £30.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +47.50% -40.00% -

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 6,849 2,665 6,872
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 19.43% 19.32% 18.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,879 1,921 4,988
10th Percentile £406 £363 £363
25th Percentile £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £520 £525
Median % change year-on-year +5.77% -0.95% +3.96%
75th Percentile £663 £600 £600
90th Percentile £725 £703 £675
England median daily rate £525 £495 £475
% change year-on-year +6.06% +4.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 4 16
10th Percentile £25.93 £27.33 £19.78
25th Percentile £41.81 £30.81 £40.63
Median hourly rate £59.50 £42.25 £50.00
Median % change year-on-year +40.83% -15.50% +66.67%
75th Percentile £64.88 £54.25 £55.50
90th Percentile £80.38 £54.70 £61.25
England median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.23% +9.41%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -48 29 £550 +20.88% 28
West London - 12 £600 - 11
South London -20 5 £550 +18.92%
East London - 1 £465 - 12
GitLab
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 235 (50.43%) DevOps
2 216 (46.35%) Jenkins
3 213 (45.71%) AWS
4 192 (41.20%) Terraform
5 188 (40.34%) Python
6 186 (39.91%) Agile Software Development
7 176 (37.77%) Kubernetes
8 167 (35.84%) Docker
9 144 (30.90%) Java
10 141 (30.26%) Git (software)
11 126 (27.04%) Microservices
12 125 (26.82%) Ansible
13 120 (25.75%) Azure
14 115 (24.68%) Linux
15 94 (20.17%) JavaScript
16 91 (19.53%) GitHub
17 90 (19.31%) Finance
18 87 (18.67%) Bash Shell
19 86 (18.45%) SQL
20 82 (17.60%) Test Automation
21 80 (17.17%) JIRA
22 77 (16.52%) Social Skills
23 68 (14.59%) Scrum
24 63 (13.52%) Software Engineering
25 62 (13.30%) Infrastructure as Code
26 58 (12.45%) Continuous Integration
26 58 (12.45%) Security Cleared
26 58 (12.45%) Confluence
26 58 (12.45%) Node.js
27 56 (12.02%) 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 58 (12.45%) Confluence
2 42 (9.01%) Apache Spark
3 27 (5.79%) Elasticsearch
4 17 (3.65%) Apache
5 12 (2.58%) Apache Airflow
5 12 (2.58%) Tomcat
6 10 (2.15%) nginx
7 5 (1.07%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.86%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.86%) Traefik
9 3 (0.64%) CMS
10 2 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.43%) Documentum
10 2 (0.43%) Drupal
10 2 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.43%) Wowza Streaming Engine
11 1 (0.21%) Camunda
11 1 (0.21%) IIS
11 1 (0.21%) JBoss
11 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (1.29%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.21%) Figma
3 1 (0.21%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
1 2 (0.43%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 213 (45.71%) AWS
2 120 (25.75%) Azure
3 91 (19.53%) GitHub
4 56 (12.02%) GCP
5 51 (10.94%) Serverless
6 41 (8.80%) AWS CloudFormation
7 35 (7.51%) AWS Lambda
8 30 (6.44%) Amazon EC2
9 27 (5.79%) Amazon EKS
10 26 (5.58%) Amazon ECS
11 18 (3.86%) AWS CodePipeline
11 18 (3.86%) Route 53
12 14 (3.00%) Amazon EMR
12 14 (3.00%) OpenShift
12 14 (3.00%) PaaS
13 12 (2.58%) Amazon S3
13 12 (2.58%) CloudFront
14 11 (2.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 11 (2.36%) AWS CodeCommit
15 10 (2.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.58%) DNS
2 7 (1.50%) Firewall
3 6 (1.29%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.07%) HTTP
4 5 (1.07%) LAN
4 5 (1.07%) OpenVPN
4 5 (1.07%) WAN
5 4 (0.86%) VPN
6 3 (0.64%) Internet
6 3 (0.64%) IPv4
6 3 (0.64%) SSL
6 3 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.43%) Bluetooth
7 2 (0.43%) DSL
7 2 (0.43%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.43%) RTMP
8 1 (0.21%) Broadband
8 1 (0.21%) DECT
8 1 (0.21%) PPP
8 1 (0.21%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (7.94%) NoSQL
2 36 (7.73%) Big Data
3 35 (7.51%) MongoDB
4 30 (6.44%) Apache Cassandra
5 28 (6.01%) PostgreSQL
6 19 (4.08%) Hadoop
7 18 (3.86%) MySQL
7 18 (3.86%) Redis
8 16 (3.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 12 (2.58%) Apache Hive
9 12 (2.58%) BigQuery
10 10 (2.15%) Relational Database
11 9 (1.93%) DataStax
12 8 (1.72%) Blockchain
13 7 (1.50%) Data Lake
13 7 (1.50%) Power BI
14 5 (1.07%) Cloudant
14 5 (1.07%) Neo4j
15 4 (0.86%) DB2
15 4 (0.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 216 (46.35%) Jenkins
2 141 (30.26%) Git (software)
3 80 (17.17%) JIRA
4 53 (11.37%) Maven
5 32 (6.87%) Bitbucket
5 32 (6.87%) Cucumber
6 24 (5.15%) Jasmine
7 22 (4.72%) JUnit
8 19 (4.08%) Hudson
9 18 (3.86%) Artifactory
9 18 (3.86%) Sonatype Nexus
10 17 (3.65%) Cypress.io
10 17 (3.65%) Subversion
11 16 (3.43%) Gradle
11 16 (3.43%) SonarQube
12 15 (3.22%) REST Assured
12 15 (3.22%) WebDriver
13 14 (3.00%) GoCD
13 14 (3.00%) Mocha
13 14 (3.00%) TeamCity
General
1 90 (19.31%) Finance
2 77 (16.52%) Social Skills
3 44 (9.44%) Banking
4 37 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (6.87%) Investment Banking
6 28 (6.01%) Public Sector
7 19 (4.08%) Presentation Skills
8 9 (1.93%) Games
9 7 (1.50%) Documentation Skills
10 5 (1.07%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.07%) Front Office
10 5 (1.07%) Retail
10 5 (1.07%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.86%) Law
11 4 (0.86%) Legal
12 3 (0.64%) Influencing Skills
13 2 (0.43%) Publishing
14 1 (0.21%) Back Office
14 1 (0.21%) Marketing
14 1 (0.21%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 150 (32.19%) DevOps Engineer
2 132 (28.33%) Developer
3 57 (12.23%) AWS Engineer
4 41 (8.80%) AWS DevOps
5 38 (8.15%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 34 (7.30%) Azure Engineer
7 32 (6.87%) Data Engineer
8 28 (6.01%) Java Developer
9 26 (5.58%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 25 (5.36%) Senior Developer
11 21 (4.51%) Azure DevOps
12 20 (4.29%) Architect
12 20 (4.29%) Site Reliability Engineer
13 19 (4.08%) Systems Engineer
14 17 (3.65%) Cloud Engineer
14 17 (3.65%) Software Engineer
15 15 (3.22%) Python Engineer
15 15 (3.22%) Site Engineer
16 14 (3.00%) Full Stack Developer
16 14 (3.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (12.45%) Node.js
2 55 (11.80%) React
3 52 (11.16%) Kafka
4 48 (10.30%) Spring
4 48 (10.30%) Web Services
5 44 (9.44%) REST
6 40 (8.58%) HTML
7 37 (7.94%) Spring Boot
8 34 (7.30%) AngularJS
9 32 (6.87%) CSS
9 32 (6.87%) RESTful
10 28 (6.01%) PySpark
11 21 (4.51%) Redux
12 18 (3.86%) Hibernate
13 16 (3.43%) Express
13 16 (3.43%) YAML
14 13 (2.79%) Elastic Stack
15 12 (2.58%) HTML5
15 12 (2.58%) JPA
15 12 (2.58%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 16 (3.43%) Data Protection Act
2 15 (3.22%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (3.00%) Cloud Native
3 14 (3.00%) Data Centre
4 12 (2.58%) Greenfield Project
4 12 (2.58%) Management Information System
4 12 (2.58%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (2.15%) Hybrid Cloud
6 9 (1.93%) Clustering
6 9 (1.93%) Virtual Team
7 8 (1.72%) PKI
7 8 (1.72%) Public Cloud
7 8 (1.72%) User Experience
8 7 (1.50%) Legacy Systems
8 7 (1.50%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.29%) Algorithms
9 6 (1.29%) Video\Live Streaming
10 5 (1.07%) Life Science
11 4 (0.86%) Digital Media
11 4 (0.86%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 115 (24.68%) Linux
2 32 (6.87%) Windows
3 31 (6.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 27 (5.79%) Unix
5 15 (3.22%) Ubuntu
6 12 (2.58%) CentOS
7 10 (2.15%) Android
7 10 (2.15%) Apple iOS
8 9 (1.93%) Windows Server
9 5 (1.07%) Solaris
10 2 (0.43%) Debian
10 2 (0.43%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (50.43%) DevOps
2 186 (39.91%) Agile Software Development
3 126 (27.04%) Microservices
4 82 (17.60%) Test Automation
5 68 (14.59%) Scrum
6 63 (13.52%) Software Engineering
7 62 (13.30%) Infrastructure as Code
8 58 (12.45%) Continuous Integration
9 51 (10.94%) Configuration Management
10 45 (9.66%) TDD
11 44 (9.44%) Problem-Solving
12 43 (9.23%) Analytics
13 39 (8.37%) Full Stack Development
14 33 (7.08%) OO
15 32 (6.87%) Data Modelling
15 32 (6.87%) Open Source
16 31 (6.65%) Site Reliability Engineering
17 29 (6.22%) Stakeholder Management
18 26 (5.58%) Deployment Automation
18 26 (5.58%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 188 (40.34%) Python
2 144 (30.90%) Java
3 94 (20.17%) JavaScript
4 87 (18.67%) Bash Shell
5 86 (18.45%) SQL
6 41 (8.80%) Go
7 40 (8.58%) TypeScript
8 35 (7.51%) PowerShell
9 33 (7.08%) Shell Script
10 29 (6.22%) Scala
11 20 (4.29%) Ruby
12 17 (3.65%) C#
13 14 (3.00%) C++
14 12 (2.58%) C
14 12 (2.58%) Kotlin
14 12 (2.58%) PL/SQL
15 11 (2.36%) Java 8
16 10 (2.15%) Perl
17 9 (1.93%) ES6
18 8 (1.72%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 58 (12.45%) Security Cleared
2 51 (10.94%) SC Cleared
3 23 (4.94%) Degree
4 15 (3.22%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (2.79%) DV Cleared
6 9 (1.93%) Master's Degree
7 7 (1.50%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.21%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.72%) QA
2 5 (1.07%) Accessibility
2 5 (1.07%) GDPR
3 4 (0.86%) NCSC
3 4 (0.86%) SLA
4 2 (0.43%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.21%) JTAG
System Software
1 167 (35.84%) Docker
2 14 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.15%) Active Directory
4 7 (1.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 6 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.64%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.43%) KVM
9 1 (0.21%) Ceph
9 1 (0.21%) Firmware
9 1 (0.21%) HDFS
9 1 (0.21%) Squid
9 1 (0.21%) vCloud
9 1 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.21%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.21%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 192 (41.20%) Terraform
2 176 (37.77%) Kubernetes
3 125 (26.82%) Ansible
4 47 (10.09%) Prometheus
5 40 (8.58%) Puppet
6 26 (5.58%) Grafana
7 17 (3.65%) Istio
8 13 (2.79%) Nagios
8 13 (2.79%) Packer
9 12 (2.58%) Opscode Chef
10 10 (2.15%) Icinga
11 9 (1.93%) Rancher
12 8 (1.72%) Consul
13 6 (1.29%) Docker Swarm
13 6 (1.29%) ZABBIX
14 5 (1.07%) Kibana
14 5 (1.07%) linkerd
14 5 (1.07%) Sysdig
15 4 (0.86%) Graphite
15 4 (0.86%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 22 (4.72%) Oracle
2 21 (4.51%) Cloudera
3 20 (4.29%) Google
3 20 (4.29%) Splunk
4 19 (4.08%) Hortonworks
4 19 (4.08%) VMware
5 17 (3.65%) Databricks
6 16 (3.43%) Microsoft
7 11 (2.36%) Red Hat
8 8 (1.72%) Apple
8 8 (1.72%) MuleSoft
9 7 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (1.50%) Twitter
10 6 (1.29%) AppDynamics
11 4 (0.86%) Atlassian
11 4 (0.86%) PagerDuty
11 4 (0.86%) ServiceNow
11 4 (0.86%) Telerik
12 3 (0.64%) Cadence
12 3 (0.64%) TOWER Software