Period
to 28 February 2020

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 28 February 2020 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
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 271 353 470
Rank change year-on-year +82 +117 +58
Contract jobs citing GitLab 237 294 166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.84% 0.67% 0.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.46% 2.97% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 221 144
London median daily rate £550 £553 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.45% +5.24% +5.00%
10th Percentile £414 £431 £382
90th Percentile £688 £700 £634
England median daily rate £530 £550 £525
% change year-on-year -3.64% +4.76% +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
London median hourly rate £65.00 - £46.50
10th Percentile £54.50 - £45.75
90th Percentile £75.50 - £47.25
England median hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +42.86% +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 5,318 9,908 9,261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 18.96% 22.59% 19.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,773 7,289 7,083
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £375 £370 £353
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
England median daily rate £488 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -2.40% +5.16% +10.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 43 20
London median hourly rate £48.85 £35.00 £41.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.57% -16.58% -10.73%
10th Percentile £35.00 £30.15 £34.00
90th Percentile £78.75 £53.50 £70.06
England median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -1.16% -4.44% +9.76%

GitLab
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing GitLab as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for GitLab in London

GitLab
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing GitLab in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for GitLab in London

GitLab
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GitLab in London over the 6 months to 28 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GitLab in London

GitLab
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing GitLab in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for GitLab in London

GitLab
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing GitLab in London over the 6 months to 28 February 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 28 February 2020. 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 +46 51 £506 -7.95% 3
Central London +28 27 £650 +8.33% 25
West London +23 6 £530 -3.64% 12
East London +61 4 £563 +37.20% 5
GitLab
England

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, 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.

1 136 (57.38%) DevOps
2 122 (51.48%) Docker
3 119 (50.21%) Python
4 112 (47.26%) Jenkins
5 106 (44.73%) AWS
6 99 (41.77%) Agile Software Development
7 87 (36.71%) Security Cleared
7 87 (36.71%) Kubernetes
8 86 (36.29%) Ansible
8 86 (36.29%) Java
9 77 (32.49%) Git (software)
10 76 (32.07%) Linux
11 74 (31.22%) SC Cleared
12 70 (29.54%) Terraform
13 59 (24.89%) TDD
14 50 (21.10%) Puppet
15 46 (19.41%) REST
16 44 (18.57%) Microservices
17 43 (18.14%) Spring
18 42 (17.72%) Artifactory
18 42 (17.72%) Bash Shell
19 41 (17.30%) Elastic Stack
19 41 (17.30%) Configuration Management
19 41 (17.30%) Infrastructure as Code
20 40 (16.88%) Azure
21 39 (16.46%) JIRA
21 39 (16.46%) SQL
21 39 (16.46%) Kafka
22 38 (16.03%) Finance
23 37 (15.61%) PostgreSQL

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 36 (15.19%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (6.33%) Confluence
3 7 (2.95%) IIS
4 4 (1.69%) SAS
4 4 (1.69%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.27%) nginx
5 3 (1.27%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.27%) Sonic ESB
6 2 (0.84%) Apache
6 2 (0.84%) JBoss
7 1 (0.42%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.42%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.42%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.42%) Mule
7 1 (0.42%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.42%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.42%) Tornado
Cloud Services
1 106 (44.73%) AWS
2 40 (16.88%) Azure
3 32 (13.50%) GCP
4 27 (11.39%) GitHub
5 17 (7.17%) Amazon EC2
5 17 (7.17%) Serverless
6 16 (6.75%) OpenShift
7 10 (4.22%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (3.38%) Amazon ECS
8 8 (3.38%) Amazon EKS
9 7 (2.95%) IaaS
10 6 (2.53%) Amazon S3
10 6 (2.53%) SonarCloud
11 5 (2.11%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (2.11%) PaaS
12 4 (1.69%) npm
12 4 (1.69%) Power Platform
12 4 (1.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 3 (1.27%) Boomi
14 2 (0.84%) Amazon Alexa
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.75%) VPN
2 15 (6.33%) HTTP
3 12 (5.06%) TCP/IP
4 9 (3.80%) DNS
4 9 (3.80%) FTP
4 9 (3.80%) SSL
5 2 (0.84%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (0.84%) Firewall
5 2 (0.84%) Network Security
5 2 (0.84%) RS-485
5 2 (0.84%) SSH
6 1 (0.42%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (15.61%) PostgreSQL
2 19 (8.02%) SQL Server
3 18 (7.59%) Amazon RDS
4 14 (5.91%) MongoDB
5 11 (4.64%) MySQL
5 11 (4.64%) NoSQL
6 7 (2.95%) Hadoop
6 7 (2.95%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (2.11%) Big Data
9 4 (1.69%) Base SAS
9 4 (1.69%) BusinessObjects XI
9 4 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.69%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.69%) Pentaho
9 4 (1.69%) Power BI
9 4 (1.69%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.69%) Redis
9 4 (1.69%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 4 (1.69%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 112 (47.26%) Jenkins
2 77 (32.49%) Git (software)
3 42 (17.72%) Artifactory
4 39 (16.46%) JIRA
5 25 (10.55%) Maven
6 20 (8.44%) JUnit
7 18 (7.59%) Cucumber
8 16 (6.75%) Gradle
9 10 (4.22%) CircleCI
9 10 (4.22%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (3.80%) SonarQube
11 8 (3.38%) Gatling
11 8 (3.38%) Geb
11 8 (3.38%) Sonatype Nexus
11 8 (3.38%) Spock
12 7 (2.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (2.53%) Bitbucket
13 6 (2.53%) Snyk
14 4 (1.69%) TeamCity
14 4 (1.69%) Vagrant
General
1 38 (16.03%) Finance
2 25 (10.55%) Banking
3 21 (8.86%) Public Sector
4 6 (2.53%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.11%) Police
6 4 (1.69%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.69%) Front Office
7 3 (1.27%) Law
7 3 (1.27%) Multimedia
7 3 (1.27%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.84%) Retail
9 1 (0.42%) Advertising
9 1 (0.42%) Automotive
9 1 (0.42%) Electronics
9 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.42%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 84 (35.44%) Developer
2 53 (22.36%) DevOps Engineer
3 32 (13.50%) Java Developer
4 27 (11.39%) AWS Engineer
5 20 (8.44%) Senior Developer
6 19 (8.02%) Python Developer
7 17 (7.17%) AWS DevOps
8 13 (5.49%) Agile Developer
8 13 (5.49%) Architect
9 12 (5.06%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 12 (5.06%) Software Engineer
10 11 (4.64%) Python Engineer
11 10 (4.22%) Senior Python Developer
11 10 (4.22%) Site Engineer
11 10 (4.22%) Site Reliability Engineer
12 9 (3.80%) DevSecOps Engineer
12 9 (3.80%) Senior Architect
13 8 (3.38%) Data Engineer
13 8 (3.38%) Kubernetes Engineer
13 8 (3.38%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (19.41%) REST
2 43 (18.14%) Spring
3 41 (17.30%) Elastic Stack
4 39 (16.46%) Kafka
5 31 (13.08%) Spring Boot
6 24 (10.13%) Web Services
7 23 (9.70%) CSS
8 22 (9.28%) HTML
8 22 (9.28%) WireMock
9 21 (8.86%) Node.js
10 19 (8.02%) RabbitMQ
11 17 (7.17%) RESTful
11 17 (7.17%) SOAP
12 16 (6.75%) Flask
13 14 (5.91%) Apache Camel
14 13 (5.49%) AngularJS
15 12 (5.06%) OAuth
16 11 (4.64%) OAuth2
17 9 (3.80%) Guice
17 9 (3.80%) Ratpack
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.17%) Cloud Native
2 16 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (6.33%) Data Centre
3 15 (6.33%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (3.38%) User Experience
5 7 (2.95%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.95%) PKI
6 6 (2.53%) iPad
6 6 (2.53%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (2.11%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.69%) Derivative
9 3 (1.27%) Clustering
10 2 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.84%) Raspberry Pi
11 1 (0.42%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.42%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 76 (32.07%) Linux
2 32 (13.50%) Windows
3 22 (9.28%) Windows Server
4 17 (7.17%) Ubuntu
5 16 (6.75%) CentOS
6 11 (4.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (4.22%) CoreOS
8 6 (2.53%) Unix
9 4 (1.69%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.69%) DC/OS
9 4 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.84%) Android
10 2 (0.84%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.42%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (57.38%) DevOps
2 99 (41.77%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (24.89%) TDD
4 44 (18.57%) Microservices
5 41 (17.30%) Configuration Management
5 41 (17.30%) Infrastructure as Code
6 35 (14.77%) Continuous Integration
7 33 (13.92%) Software Engineering
8 29 (12.24%) Test Automation
9 28 (11.81%) Open Source
10 25 (10.55%) Low Latency
11 24 (10.13%) Security Hardening
12 23 (9.70%) High Availability
13 21 (8.86%) Continuous Improvement
13 21 (8.86%) OWASP
14 20 (8.44%) BDD
15 19 (8.02%) API Development
16 15 (6.33%) Deployment Automation
16 15 (6.33%) Scrum
17 14 (5.91%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 119 (50.21%) Python
2 86 (36.29%) Java
3 42 (17.72%) Bash Shell
4 39 (16.46%) SQL
5 30 (12.66%) JavaScript
6 25 (10.55%) Go
7 17 (7.17%) Java 8
8 14 (5.91%) PowerShell
8 14 (5.91%) Scala
9 11 (4.64%) Shell Script
10 9 (3.80%) TypeScript
11 8 (3.38%) ES6
12 7 (2.95%) R
13 6 (2.53%) Kotlin
13 6 (2.53%) Ruby
13 6 (2.53%) Rust
14 5 (2.11%) Groovy
14 5 (2.11%) PL/SQL
15 4 (1.69%) Perl
15 4 (1.69%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 87 (36.71%) Security Cleared
2 74 (31.22%) SC Cleared
3 16 (6.75%) DV Cleared
4 5 (2.11%) Degree
5 4 (1.69%) SANS
6 1 (0.42%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.42%) CCNA
6 1 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.42%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.42%) OCP
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.11%) NCSC
2 4 (1.69%) NIST
2 4 (1.69%) QA
3 2 (0.84%) COBIT
3 2 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.84%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.84%) SLA
4 1 (0.42%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 122 (51.48%) Docker
2 18 (7.59%) Hyper-V
3 17 (7.17%) Virtual Machines
4 16 (6.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (3.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 6 (2.53%) Active Directory
7 3 (1.27%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.84%) LXC
9 1 (0.42%) BusyBox
9 1 (0.42%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.42%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 87 (36.71%) Kubernetes
2 86 (36.29%) Ansible
3 70 (29.54%) Terraform
4 50 (21.10%) Puppet
5 17 (7.17%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 17 (7.17%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 15 (6.33%) Docker Swarm
7 13 (5.49%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (3.80%) Prometheus
9 8 (3.38%) Kibana
9 8 (3.38%) Sysdig
10 6 (2.53%) Packer
11 5 (2.11%) Grafana
11 5 (2.11%) logstash
12 4 (1.69%) Istio
13 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Clustering
14 2 (0.84%) HAProxy
14 2 (0.84%) HP Fortify
14 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 2 (0.84%) Rancher
Vendors
1 20 (8.44%) Google
2 16 (6.75%) VMware
3 11 (4.64%) Hortonworks
3 11 (4.64%) Oracle
4 6 (2.53%) Confluent
4 6 (2.53%) Veracode
5 4 (1.69%) Splunk
6 3 (1.27%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.27%) Dell
6 3 (1.27%) IBM
6 3 (1.27%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.84%) Cisco
7 2 (0.84%) Citrix
7 2 (0.84%) Cloudera
7 2 (0.84%) Dynatrace
7 2 (0.84%) F5
7 2 (0.84%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.42%) Black Duck
8 1 (0.42%) IDERA
8 1 (0.42%) SAP