Period
to 13 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 13 November 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 West
6 months to
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 146 155 170
Rank change year-on-year +9 +15 +53
Contract jobs citing GitLab 59 54 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.09% 0.91% 0.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.87% 4.40% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 35 19
North West median daily rate £500 £496 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.91% +16.59% -5.56%
10th Percentile £375 £410 £348
90th Percentile £593 £708 £528
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +42.86% +7.69% -

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 West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 750 1,228 993
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.82% 20.64% 17.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 853 677
North West median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 37
North West median hourly rate £42.00 £36.88 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.90% -10.06% +2.50%
10th Percentile £36.93 £28.25 £33.40
90th Percentile £49.95 £48.38 £50.50
England median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +2.35% - +3.66%

GitLab
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for GitLab in the North West

GitLab
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GitLab in the North West

GitLab
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GitLab in the North West over the 6 months to 13 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GitLab in the North West

GitLab
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 13 November 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
Manchester +22 29 £475 -13.64% 5
Cheshire +8 7 £400 -5.88% 4
Lancashire -7 5 £600 +29.73% 2
GitLab
England

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 West region with a requirement for GitLab.

1 47 (79.66%) AWS
2 46 (77.97%) Docker
3 41 (69.49%) Jenkins
4 39 (66.10%) Puppet
4 39 (66.10%) DevOps
5 38 (64.41%) Terraform
6 35 (59.32%) Python
7 31 (52.54%) Kubernetes
8 28 (47.46%) Ansible
9 26 (44.07%) Java
10 25 (42.37%) Linux
10 25 (42.37%) Azure
11 23 (38.98%) Git (software)
12 22 (37.29%) Cloudera
13 21 (35.59%) Hadoop
14 19 (32.20%) Configuration Management
15 18 (30.51%) Packer
16 16 (27.12%) GitHub
17 14 (23.73%) Big Data
17 14 (23.73%) Shell Script
17 14 (23.73%) Web Services
18 13 (22.03%) Unix
18 13 (22.03%) Windows
18 13 (22.03%) Hortonworks
19 12 (20.34%) Amazon EC2
19 12 (20.34%) MySQL
19 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
19 12 (20.34%) Digital Transformation Programme
20 11 (18.64%) JavaScript
20 11 (18.64%) Bash Shell

GitLab
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 7 (11.86%) Confluence
2 6 (10.17%) Apache
2 6 (10.17%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (10.17%) JBoss
2 6 (10.17%) Tomcat
2 6 (10.17%) WebLogic
3 5 (8.47%) Camunda
3 5 (8.47%) nginx
4 4 (6.78%) WebSphere
4 4 (6.78%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 47 (79.66%) AWS
2 25 (42.37%) Azure
3 16 (27.12%) GitHub
4 12 (20.34%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (16.95%) Amazon ELB
5 10 (16.95%) Amazon S3
5 10 (16.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 9 (15.25%) GCP
7 8 (13.56%) PaaS
8 7 (11.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 7 (11.86%) Amazon Glacier
8 7 (11.86%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (11.86%) Datadog
9 5 (8.47%) AWS CloudTrail
10 3 (5.08%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.25%) HTTP
2 1 (1.69%) DNS
2 1 (1.69%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (35.59%) Hadoop
2 14 (23.73%) Big Data
3 12 (20.34%) MySQL
4 7 (11.86%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (11.86%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (10.17%) MongoDB
6 5 (8.47%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (8.47%) Qlik Sense
7 4 (6.78%) NoSQL
8 3 (5.08%) Relational Database
9 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
10 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.69%) Impala
10 1 (1.69%) Neo4j
10 1 (1.69%) Riak
10 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 41 (69.49%) Jenkins
2 23 (38.98%) Git (software)
3 8 (13.56%) JIRA
3 8 (13.56%) SonarQube
General
1 5 (8.47%) Automotive
2 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (32.20%) Administrator
2 15 (25.42%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (20.34%) DevOps Administrator
4 11 (18.64%) AWS Engineer
5 10 (16.95%) Developer
6 8 (13.56%) Cloud Administrator
7 7 (11.86%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) AWS DevOps
8 4 (6.78%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) WebSphere Administrator
9 3 (5.08%) Azure DevOps
9 3 (5.08%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Azure Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Backend Developer
9 3 (5.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (5.08%) Hadoop Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Java Developer
9 3 (5.08%) Lead DevOps
9 3 (5.08%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (23.73%) Web Services
2 10 (16.95%) Spring
3 5 (8.47%) CSS
3 5 (8.47%) HTML
3 5 (8.47%) HTML5
3 5 (8.47%) Redux
3 5 (8.47%) Spring Boot
4 4 (6.78%) Middleware
5 3 (5.08%) React Native
5 3 (5.08%) RESTful
5 3 (5.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (3.39%) CSS3
6 2 (3.39%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (3.39%) Node.js
6 2 (3.39%) React
7 1 (1.69%) .NET Core
7 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.69%) Dapper ORM
7 1 (1.69%) Kafka
7 1 (1.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (5.08%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.69%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.69%) Clustering
4 1 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.69%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (42.37%) Linux
2 13 (22.03%) Unix
2 13 (22.03%) Windows
3 6 (10.17%) Windows Server
4 4 (6.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.08%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (66.10%) DevOps
2 19 (32.20%) Configuration Management
3 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (20.34%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 9 (15.25%) Migration
4 9 (15.25%) Scrum
4 9 (15.25%) TDD
5 8 (13.56%) Microservices
5 8 (13.56%) OOP
6 7 (11.86%) Chaos Engineering
6 7 (11.86%) DevSecOps
7 6 (10.17%) Content Management
7 6 (10.17%) Open Source
7 6 (10.17%) Workflow
8 5 (8.47%) Security Hardening
8 5 (8.47%) Security Operations
8 5 (8.47%) SIEM
8 5 (8.47%) Use Case
8 5 (8.47%) Web Development
9 4 (6.78%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (59.32%) Python
2 26 (44.07%) Java
3 14 (23.73%) Shell Script
4 11 (18.64%) Bash Shell
4 11 (18.64%) JavaScript
5 7 (11.86%) PowerShell
6 5 (8.47%) ES6
6 5 (8.47%) ES7
7 4 (6.78%) Ruby
8 3 (5.08%) ES8
9 1 (1.69%) C#
9 1 (1.69%) PHP
9 1 (1.69%) SQL
9 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (13.56%) SC Cleared
1 8 (13.56%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.17%) CCA
3 2 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 46 (77.97%) Docker
2 6 (10.17%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (10.17%) VirtualBox
2 6 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.47%) Snort
4 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 39 (66.10%) Puppet
2 38 (64.41%) Terraform
3 31 (52.54%) Kubernetes
4 28 (47.46%) Ansible
5 18 (30.51%) Packer
6 8 (13.56%) Grafana
6 8 (13.56%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (13.56%) Prometheus
7 7 (11.86%) Consul
8 5 (8.47%) HAProxy
8 5 (8.47%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 5 (8.47%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 3 (5.08%) Rancher
10 1 (1.69%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 22 (37.29%) Cloudera
2 13 (22.03%) Hortonworks
3 7 (11.86%) Google
3 7 (11.86%) New Relic
3 7 (11.86%) VMware
4 6 (10.17%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.08%) Black Duck
6 1 (1.69%) Remedy