Period
to 21 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 21 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 > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 299 312 292
Rank change year-on-year +13 -20 +83
Contract jobs citing GitLab 44 72 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.33% 0.43% 0.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.09% 2.22% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 43 25
South East median daily rate £463 £600 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.92% +50.00% -
10th Percentile £300 £410 £350
90th Percentile £607 £673 £495
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South East median hourly rate £45.00 - -
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 South East with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 2,106 3,244 2,979
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.68% 19.48% 17.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,237 1,995 1,811
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £315 £310
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 62 94
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £44.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -2.22% +9.76%
10th Percentile £17.80 £27.10 £26.00
90th Percentile £79.50 £59.88 £52.50
England median hourly rate £42.75 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +0.59% - +3.66%

GitLab
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for GitLab in the South East

GitLab
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GitLab in the South East

GitLab
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GitLab in the South East over the 6 months to 21 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GitLab in the South East

GitLab
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South East region over the 6 months to 21 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
Thames Valley +8 25 £525 -12.50% 7
Buckinghamshire +18 18 - - 1
Hampshire +18 8 £400 -36.00% 2
Surrey +34 6 £545 +21.11% 3
Berkshire +9 6 £525 +10.53% 3
West Sussex +18 3 £306 -41.67%
Oxfordshire +30 1 - - 3
Kent +12 1 £425 -
East Sussex +8 1 £800 -
GitLab
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 South East region with a requirement for GitLab.

1 24 (54.55%) Docker
1 24 (54.55%) DevOps
2 20 (45.45%) Ansible
3 19 (43.18%) Linux
4 17 (38.64%) Python
4 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (36.36%) Java
5 16 (36.36%) AWS
5 16 (36.36%) PaaS
5 16 (36.36%) Kubernetes
6 14 (31.82%) Jenkins
7 12 (27.27%) AngularJS
7 12 (27.27%) SQL
8 11 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 11 (25.00%) OpenShift
9 10 (22.73%) Test Automation
9 10 (22.73%) JIRA
10 9 (20.45%) Node.js
10 9 (20.45%) Scrum
11 8 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (15.91%) SC Cleared
12 7 (15.91%) Confluence
12 7 (15.91%) IaaS
12 7 (15.91%) SonarQube
12 7 (15.91%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 6 (13.64%) Azure
13 6 (13.64%) SaaS
13 6 (13.64%) Git (software)
13 6 (13.64%) MongoDB
13 6 (13.64%) Kanban

GitLab
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 7 (15.91%) Confluence
2 5 (11.36%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (6.82%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (6.82%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.27%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 16 (36.36%) AWS
1 16 (36.36%) PaaS
2 11 (25.00%) OpenShift
3 7 (15.91%) IaaS
4 6 (13.64%) Azure
4 6 (13.64%) SaaS
5 4 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (9.09%) GitHub
6 3 (6.82%) npm
7 2 (4.55%) Amazon S3
7 2 (4.55%) GCP
8 1 (2.27%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (2.27%) BlazeMeter
8 1 (2.27%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (2.27%) Office 365
8 1 (2.27%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) DNS
2 1 (2.27%) FTP
2 1 (2.27%) HTTP
2 1 (2.27%) SSL
2 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) MongoDB
1 6 (13.64%) MySQL
2 4 (9.09%) MariaDB
2 4 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.82%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (31.82%) Jenkins
2 10 (22.73%) JIRA
3 7 (15.91%) SonarQube
4 6 (13.64%) Git (software)
5 5 (11.36%) Selenium
6 4 (9.09%) Artifactory
6 4 (9.09%) Cucumber
6 4 (9.09%) Maven
6 4 (9.09%) Mocha
7 3 (6.82%) JMeter
7 3 (6.82%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (6.82%) Protractor
8 2 (4.55%) Travis CI
8 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
9 1 (2.27%) Bitbucket
9 1 (2.27%) Gatling
9 1 (2.27%) Geb
9 1 (2.27%) gulp
9 1 (2.27%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (2.27%) Spock
General
1 6 (13.64%) Banking
2 3 (6.82%) Public Sector
3 2 (4.55%) Finance
4 1 (2.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (25.00%) Developer
2 10 (22.73%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Platform Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) DevOps Manager
4 3 (6.82%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (6.82%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Site Manager
4 3 (6.82%) Site Reliability Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Automation Tester
5 2 (4.55%) AWS Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Cloud Native Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Java Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Senior DevOps
5 2 (4.55%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Site Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Site Reliability Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Software Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Tester
5 2 (4.55%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.27%) AngularJS
2 9 (20.45%) Node.js
3 6 (13.64%) Spring
4 5 (11.36%) Elastic Stack
5 4 (9.09%) .NET
5 4 (9.09%) CSS
5 4 (9.09%) HTML
5 4 (9.09%) Swagger
6 3 (6.82%) Chai
6 3 (6.82%) D3.js
6 3 (6.82%) JSON
6 3 (6.82%) Keycloak
6 3 (6.82%) Razor View Engine
6 3 (6.82%) React
6 3 (6.82%) Spring Boot
6 3 (6.82%) XML
7 2 (4.55%) OAuth
7 2 (4.55%) RESTful
7 2 (4.55%) Web Services
8 1 (2.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (9.09%) Cloud Native
3 3 (6.82%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (43.18%) Linux
2 6 (13.64%) Unix
3 5 (11.36%) Windows
4 1 (2.27%) Android
4 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (54.55%) DevOps
2 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (22.73%) Test Automation
4 9 (20.45%) Scrum
5 8 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (15.91%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 6 (13.64%) Kanban
8 5 (11.36%) API Development
8 5 (11.36%) Incident Management
8 5 (11.36%) Load Balancing
9 4 (9.09%) BDD
9 4 (9.09%) TDD
10 3 (6.82%) Build Automation
10 3 (6.82%) Configuration Management
10 3 (6.82%) High Availability
10 3 (6.82%) Microservices
10 3 (6.82%) Software Engineering
10 3 (6.82%) Validation
10 3 (6.82%) Web Development
10 3 (6.82%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 17 (38.64%) Python
2 16 (36.36%) Java
3 12 (27.27%) SQL
4 5 (11.36%) C++
4 5 (11.36%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.82%) C#
6 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.55%) ES6
6 2 (4.55%) Java 8
6 2 (4.55%) Ruby
7 1 (2.27%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.27%) ES7
7 1 (2.27%) Fortran
7 1 (2.27%) Go
7 1 (2.27%) Groovy
7 1 (2.27%) Kotlin
7 1 (2.27%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.27%) Perl
7 1 (2.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (15.91%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) MCSA
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.27%) RHCE
3 1 (2.27%) RHCSA
System Software
1 24 (54.55%) Docker
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (45.45%) Ansible
2 16 (36.36%) Kubernetes
3 4 (9.09%) Kibana
3 4 (9.09%) Terraform
4 3 (6.82%) Puppet
4 3 (6.82%) Sysdig
5 2 (4.55%) logstash
6 1 (2.27%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (2.27%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) Remedy
2 4 (9.09%) Atlassian
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.82%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.55%) Google
4 2 (4.55%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.27%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (2.27%) Coverity
5 1 (2.27%) Mercator
5 1 (2.27%) VMware