Period
to 31 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 31 May 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 56 124 148
Rank change year-on-year +68 +24 -18
Contract jobs citing GitLab 38 15 10
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Manchester 2.65% 0.55% 0.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.89% 3.11% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 9
Median daily rate £450 £550 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.18% -8.33% +41.18%
10th Percentile £363 £463 £525
90th Percentile £564 £640 £638
North West median daily rate £498 £550 £550
% change year-on-year -9.55% - +29.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
North West median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 Manchester with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 225 482 641
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 15.67% 17.71% 20.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 336 432
Median daily rate £425 £445 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.49% +11.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £320 £300
90th Percentile £561 £613 £575
North West median daily rate £425 £438 £413
% change year-on-year -2.86% +6.06% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 17
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% - -6.25%
Median hourly rate £44.00 £41.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +7.32% +5.13% -7.14%

GitLab
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing GitLab as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for GitLab in Manchester

GitLab
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing GitLab in Manchester.

Daily rate trend for GitLab in Manchester

GitLab
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing GitLab in Manchester over the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for GitLab in Manchester

GitLab
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GitLab within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 31 May 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
Salford - 2 £444 -
GitLab
North West

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 Manchester region with a requirement for GitLab.

1 25 (65.79%) AWS
2 24 (63.16%) Docker
3 21 (55.26%) Terraform
4 20 (52.63%) DevOps
5 19 (50.00%) Microservices
6 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (44.74%) Kubernetes
8 16 (42.11%) Java
9 15 (39.47%) Ansible
10 14 (36.84%) TDD
11 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
11 13 (34.21%) GitHub
12 12 (31.58%) Bash Shell
13 11 (28.95%) HTML5
13 11 (28.95%) REST
13 11 (28.95%) Git (software)
13 11 (28.95%) Jenkins
13 11 (28.95%) CSS
13 11 (28.95%) HTML
13 11 (28.95%) Pair Programming
14 10 (26.32%) Python
14 10 (26.32%) SOAP
14 10 (26.32%) Node.js
15 9 (23.68%) Azure
15 9 (23.68%) Spring
15 9 (23.68%) Software Delivery
16 8 (21.05%) Spring Boot
16 8 (21.05%) GCP
16 8 (21.05%) Mentoring
16 8 (21.05%) ES6

GitLab
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 4 (10.53%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (5.26%) IIS
3 1 (2.63%) Apache
3 1 (2.63%) Camunda
3 1 (2.63%) Confluence
3 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.63%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 25 (65.79%) AWS
2 13 (34.21%) GitHub
3 9 (23.68%) Azure
4 8 (21.05%) GCP
5 3 (7.89%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (5.26%) IaaS
7 1 (2.63%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) DNS
2 3 (7.89%) DHCP
3 2 (5.26%) Firewall
3 2 (5.26%) FTP
3 2 (5.26%) HTTP
3 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.26%) WAN
4 1 (2.63%) IPsec
4 1 (2.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) MySQL
2 7 (18.42%) MongoDB
3 6 (15.79%) NoSQL
3 6 (15.79%) Relational Database
4 5 (13.16%) Big Data
4 5 (13.16%) Neo4j
5 2 (5.26%) Data Lake
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 11 (28.95%) Git (software)
1 11 (28.95%) Jenkins
2 6 (15.79%) SonarQube
3 5 (13.16%) JIRA
4 3 (7.89%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.26%) JUnit
5 2 (5.26%) REST Assured
5 2 (5.26%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.63%) Gatling
6 1 (2.63%) Geb
6 1 (2.63%) Gradle
6 1 (2.63%) JMeter
6 1 (2.63%) Spinnaker
6 1 (2.63%) Spock
General
1 5 (13.16%) Automotive
2 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Developer
2 8 (21.05%) AWS Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) Platform Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (10.53%) Java Developer
7 3 (7.89%) AWS DevOps
7 3 (7.89%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Java Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Senior Java Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Site Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Site Reliability Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Software Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.95%) CSS
1 11 (28.95%) HTML
1 11 (28.95%) HTML5
1 11 (28.95%) REST
2 10 (26.32%) Node.js
2 10 (26.32%) SOAP
3 9 (23.68%) Spring
4 8 (21.05%) Spring Boot
5 6 (15.79%) Elastic Stack
5 6 (15.79%) React Native
5 6 (15.79%) RESTful
6 5 (13.16%) CSS3
7 4 (10.53%) JSON
7 4 (10.53%) Sass
8 3 (7.89%) Gherkin
9 1 (2.63%) AngularJS
9 1 (2.63%) Ember.js
9 1 (2.63%) Kafka
9 1 (2.63%) OAuth2
9 1 (2.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Mobile App
2 5 (13.16%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.63%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Linux
2 2 (5.26%) Unix
2 2 (5.26%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Server
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (52.63%) DevOps
2 19 (50.00%) Microservices
3 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (36.84%) TDD
5 11 (28.95%) Pair Programming
6 9 (23.68%) Software Delivery
7 8 (21.05%) Mentoring
7 8 (21.05%) Software Engineering
8 7 (18.42%) Coaching
8 7 (18.42%) Test Automation
9 6 (15.79%) OO
9 6 (15.79%) OOP
9 6 (15.79%) Scrum
9 6 (15.79%) SOA
10 5 (13.16%) Configuration Management
10 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (13.16%) E-Commerce
10 5 (13.16%) Front End Development
10 5 (13.16%) Load Balancing
10 5 (13.16%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 16 (42.11%) Java
2 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
3 12 (31.58%) Bash Shell
4 10 (26.32%) Python
5 8 (21.05%) ES6
6 5 (13.16%) PowerShell
7 4 (10.53%) ES7
8 3 (7.89%) ES8
9 2 (5.26%) Ruby
10 1 (2.63%) Java 8
10 1 (2.63%) Perl
10 1 (2.63%) PHP
10 1 (2.63%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 24 (63.16%) Docker
2 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (55.26%) Terraform
2 17 (44.74%) Kubernetes
3 15 (39.47%) Ansible
4 8 (21.05%) Puppet
5 3 (7.89%) Grafana
5 3 (7.89%) Prometheus
6 1 (2.63%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (2.63%) Istio
6 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.63%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Google
2 1 (2.63%) Cloudera
2 1 (2.63%) Hortonworks
2 1 (2.63%) MuleSoft
2 1 (2.63%) Splunk
2 1 (2.63%) TOWER Software