Period
to 22 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 22 August 2019 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 > North East
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 66 91 90
Rank change year-on-year +25 -1 +40
Contract jobs citing GitLab 17 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.73% 1.24% 1.08%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.30% 5.28% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 5
North East median daily rate £469 £525 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.71% -2.33% +34.38%
10th Percentile £368 £440 £455
90th Percentile £620 £740 £564
England median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 - £32.50

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 the North East with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 233 284 224
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 23.73% 23.57% 18.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 194 153
North East median daily rate £422 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.38% +2.56% +14.71%
10th Percentile £292 £296 £305
90th Percentile £512 £561 £555
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
North East median hourly rate - £35.50 £45.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -22.54% +63.68%
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% -2.60%

GitLab
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing GitLab as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for GitLab in the North East

GitLab
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GitLab in the North East

GitLab
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GitLab in the North East over the 6 months to 22 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GitLab in the North East

GitLab
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GitLab within the North East region over the 6 months to 22 August 2019. 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
Tyne and Wear +27 13 £495 -5.71% 1
Durham - 4 £375 -
GitLab
England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, 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 North East region with a requirement for GitLab.

1 12 (70.59%) Linux
2 9 (52.94%) Maven
3 8 (47.06%) Java
3 8 (47.06%) DevOps
3 8 (47.06%) Terraform
4 7 (41.18%) Configuration Management
4 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (41.18%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (41.18%) Amazon S3
4 7 (41.18%) AWS
4 7 (41.18%) Puppet
4 7 (41.18%) Jenkins
4 7 (41.18%) Ansible
5 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
5 6 (35.29%) Test Automation
6 5 (29.41%) PrimeFaces
6 5 (29.41%) Elastic Stack
6 5 (29.41%) Thought Leadership
6 5 (29.41%) COBOL
6 5 (29.41%) Java SE
6 5 (29.41%) Java EE
6 5 (29.41%) Hibernate
6 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (29.41%) JSF
6 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
6 5 (29.41%) JPA
6 5 (29.41%) Mac OS
7 4 (23.53%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (23.53%) Open Source
7 4 (23.53%) QA

GitLab
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 3 (17.65%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (41.18%) Amazon S3
1 7 (41.18%) AWS
2 4 (23.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 4 (23.53%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (17.65%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (17.65%) Route 53
3 3 (17.65%) Slack
3 3 (17.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (5.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (17.65%) MongoDB
1 3 (17.65%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Maven
2 7 (41.18%) Jenkins
3 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
4 4 (23.53%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (17.65%) Jasmine
5 3 (17.65%) JIRA
5 3 (17.65%) JMeter
5 3 (17.65%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (17.65%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (17.65%) Selenium
5 3 (17.65%) SonarQube
5 3 (17.65%) TeamCity
6 1 (5.88%) Appium
6 1 (5.88%) Bitbucket
6 1 (5.88%) MSTest
6 1 (5.88%) NUnit
General
1 4 (23.53%) Public Sector
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Architect
2 4 (23.53%) DevOps Architect
2 4 (23.53%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Java Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Platform Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Test Automation Developer
5 1 (5.88%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) COBOL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) Elastic Stack
1 5 (29.41%) Hibernate
1 5 (29.41%) Java EE
1 5 (29.41%) Java SE
1 5 (29.41%) JPA
1 5 (29.41%) JSF
1 5 (29.41%) PrimeFaces
2 3 (17.65%) Node.js
3 2 (11.76%) .NET
4 1 (5.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) Mac OS
3 4 (23.53%) Unix
4 3 (17.65%) CentOS
4 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Android
5 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) DevOps
2 7 (41.18%) Configuration Management
2 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (35.29%) Test Automation
4 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) Thought Leadership
5 4 (23.53%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (23.53%) ITIL
5 4 (23.53%) Open Source
5 4 (23.53%) Software Delivery
5 4 (23.53%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 3 (17.65%) Load Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Microservices
6 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
6 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Database Tuning
8 1 (5.88%) Data-Driven Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) Java
2 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 5 (29.41%) COBOL
4 4 (23.53%) Python
5 3 (17.65%) C#
6 1 (5.88%) Java 8
6 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) Terraform
2 7 (41.18%) Ansible
2 7 (41.18%) Puppet
3 4 (23.53%) Kubernetes
4 3 (17.65%) Grafana
4 3 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (17.65%) Packer
4 3 (17.65%) Prometheus
4 3 (17.65%) Rancher
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Black Duck
1 3 (17.65%) Dynatrace
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle