Period
to 27 May 2020

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 27 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
England > North West
6 months to
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 72 129 192
Rank change year-on-year +57 +63 -11
Contract jobs citing GitLab 79 73 23
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the North West 2.63% 1.42% 0.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.75% 7.65% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 47 20
Median daily rate £475 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.64% - +29.41%
10th Percentile £404 £413 £416
90th Percentile £700 £625 £638
England median daily rate £550 £550 £513
% change year-on-year - +7.32% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 - £25.00

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 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 445 954 1,173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.79% 18.56% 20.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 622 752
Median daily rate £425 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +6.06% +6.45%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £296
90th Percentile £600 £608 £563
England median daily rate £500 £490 £475
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +9.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 31
Median hourly rate £44.00 £41.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.02% +3.75% -4.76%
10th Percentile £39.73 £33.84 £28.50
90th Percentile £54.38 £45.10 £54.10
Median hourly rate £38.50 £43.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -11.49% +2.35% -

GitLab
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing GitLab as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing GitLab in the North West.

Daily rate trend for GitLab in the North West

GitLab
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing GitLab in the North West over the 6 months to 27 May 2020.

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 27 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
Manchester +82 43 £444 -19.32% 5
Lancashire +1 25 £675 +22.73% 3
GitLab
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 North West region with a requirement for GitLab.

1 52 (65.82%) AWS
2 50 (63.29%) Docker
3 49 (62.03%) Terraform
4 48 (60.76%) DevOps
5 37 (46.84%) Kubernetes
6 33 (41.77%) Jenkins
7 32 (40.51%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (36.71%) Puppet
8 29 (36.71%) Java
9 27 (34.18%) Azure
10 24 (30.38%) Ansible
11 21 (26.58%) Big Data
12 20 (25.32%) Cloudera
12 20 (25.32%) Microservices
12 20 (25.32%) Software Engineering
13 19 (24.05%) Linux
13 19 (24.05%) Python
14 18 (22.78%) Hortonworks
15 17 (21.52%) JIRA
16 16 (20.25%) GitHub
17 15 (18.99%) TDD
18 14 (17.72%) Bash Shell
18 14 (17.72%) JavaScript
18 14 (17.72%) Digital Transformation Programme
19 13 (16.46%) Windows
19 13 (16.46%) Git (software)
20 12 (15.19%) HTML5
20 12 (15.19%) Pair Programming
20 12 (15.19%) HTML
20 12 (15.19%) CSS

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 5 (6.33%) Tuxedo
2 4 (5.06%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (2.53%) IIS
4 1 (1.27%) Apache
4 1 (1.27%) Camunda
4 1 (1.27%) Confluence
4 1 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.27%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 52 (65.82%) AWS
2 27 (34.18%) Azure
3 16 (20.25%) GitHub
4 10 (12.66%) GCP
5 7 (8.86%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (5.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (5.06%) Amazon ECS
6 4 (5.06%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (3.80%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (2.53%) IaaS
9 1 (1.27%) Serverless
9 1 (1.27%) Slack
9 1 (1.27%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.33%) DNS
2 3 (3.80%) DHCP
3 2 (2.53%) Firewall
3 2 (2.53%) FTP
3 2 (2.53%) HTTP
3 2 (2.53%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.53%) WAN
4 1 (1.27%) IPsec
4 1 (1.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (26.58%) Big Data
2 11 (13.92%) Hadoop
2 11 (13.92%) MongoDB
3 9 (11.39%) MySQL
4 7 (8.86%) Relational Database
5 6 (7.59%) NoSQL
6 5 (6.33%) Neo4j
7 4 (5.06%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (3.80%) Data Lake
9 2 (2.53%) SQL Server
10 1 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (1.27%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 33 (41.77%) Jenkins
2 17 (21.52%) JIRA
3 13 (16.46%) Git (software)
4 6 (7.59%) SonarQube
5 3 (3.80%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.53%) JUnit
6 2 (2.53%) REST Assured
6 2 (2.53%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.27%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.27%) Gatling
7 1 (1.27%) Geb
7 1 (1.27%) Gradle
7 1 (1.27%) JMeter
7 1 (1.27%) Maven
7 1 (1.27%) Spinnaker
7 1 (1.27%) Spock
7 1 (1.27%) YouTrack
General
1 7 (8.86%) Public Sector
2 5 (6.33%) Automotive
3 3 (3.80%) Retail
4 2 (2.53%) Finance
4 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (25.32%) Developer
2 15 (18.99%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (16.46%) AWS Engineer
4 11 (13.92%) Java Developer
5 10 (12.66%) Platform Engineer
6 7 (8.86%) AWS DevOps
6 7 (8.86%) Cloud Engineer
6 7 (8.86%) Head of DevOps
6 7 (8.86%) Lead DevOps
7 6 (7.59%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 6 (7.59%) Senior Software Engineer
7 6 (7.59%) Software Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) Administrator
8 5 (6.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (5.06%) Cloud Administrator
9 4 (5.06%) DevOps Administrator
9 4 (5.06%) Java Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) Java Software Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) Senior Java Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.19%) CSS
1 12 (15.19%) HTML
1 12 (15.19%) HTML5
2 11 (13.92%) REST
3 10 (12.66%) Node.js
3 10 (12.66%) SOAP
3 10 (12.66%) Spring
4 9 (11.39%) Elastic Stack
4 9 (11.39%) Spring Boot
5 7 (8.86%) React Native
5 7 (8.86%) RESTful
6 5 (6.33%) CSS3
6 5 (6.33%) Middleware
6 5 (6.33%) Web Services
7 4 (5.06%) JSON
7 4 (5.06%) Sass
8 3 (3.80%) Gherkin
8 3 (3.80%) Kafka
9 1 (1.27%) Guice
9 1 (1.27%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.92%) Public Cloud
2 7 (8.86%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.33%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.27%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.05%) Linux
2 13 (16.46%) Windows
3 6 (7.59%) VME
4 3 (3.80%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.53%) Unix
5 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (60.76%) DevOps
2 32 (40.51%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (25.32%) Microservices
3 20 (25.32%) Software Engineering
4 15 (18.99%) TDD
5 14 (17.72%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 12 (15.19%) Configuration Management
6 12 (15.19%) Pair Programming
7 10 (12.66%) Defect Management
7 10 (12.66%) Software Delivery
8 9 (11.39%) Mentoring
8 9 (11.39%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 9 (11.39%) Sprint Planning
9 8 (10.13%) Coaching
10 7 (8.86%) E-Commerce
10 7 (8.86%) OO
10 7 (8.86%) OOP
10 7 (8.86%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (8.86%) SOA
10 7 (8.86%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 29 (36.71%) Java
2 19 (24.05%) Python
3 14 (17.72%) Bash Shell
3 14 (17.72%) JavaScript
4 10 (12.66%) SQL
5 9 (11.39%) ES6
6 7 (8.86%) PowerShell
7 6 (7.59%) COBOL
8 5 (6.33%) ES7
8 5 (6.33%) Shell Script
9 4 (5.06%) ES8
10 3 (3.80%) Ruby
11 1 (1.27%) Java 8
11 1 (1.27%) Perl
11 1 (1.27%) PHP
11 1 (1.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (6.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (5.06%) CCA
3 1 (1.27%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) QA
System Software
1 50 (63.29%) Docker
2 2 (2.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 49 (62.03%) Terraform
2 37 (46.84%) Kubernetes
3 29 (36.71%) Puppet
4 24 (30.38%) Ansible
5 6 (7.59%) Packer
6 3 (3.80%) Grafana
6 3 (3.80%) Prometheus
7 1 (1.27%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (1.27%) Istio
7 1 (1.27%) logstash
7 1 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.27%) Salt
Vendors
1 20 (25.32%) Cloudera
2 18 (22.78%) Hortonworks
3 10 (12.66%) Oracle
4 6 (7.59%) Google
5 1 (1.27%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.27%) Splunk
5 1 (1.27%) TOWER Software