Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 283 318 298
Rank change year-on-year +35 -20 +84
Contract jobs citing GitLab 65 71 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.44% 0.42% 0.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.38% 2.23% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 26 20
South East median daily rate £438 £525 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +44.33% -6.13%
10th Percentile £404 £343 £324
90th Percentile £564 £675 £499
England median daily rate £545 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +3.81% +5.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +40.00% -23.08% -

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 2,730 3,181 2,579
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 18.29% 18.61% 16.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,694 1,951 1,542
South East median daily rate £450 £440 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +8.64% +1.25%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £588 £575 £544
England median daily rate £485 £475 £440
% change year-on-year +2.11% +7.95% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 69 88
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £43.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +4.05% -3.89%
10th Percentile £35.00 £35.00 £15.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £56.00 £74.34
England median hourly rate £44.92 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +5.68% - -

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 +16 51 £430 +14.67% 11
Berkshire +11 27 £438 +16.67% 5
Buckinghamshire +5 20 £413 +22.22% 1
Hampshire -1 6 £466 -28.27% 2
Surrey +29 5 £566 +2.82% 1
Oxfordshire +28 4 £458 -14.88% 5
West Sussex +15 2 £525 -8.70% 2
Kent - 1 £425 -
GitLab
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 47 (72.31%) DevOps
2 38 (58.46%) Docker
3 31 (47.69%) Git (software)
4 30 (46.15%) Jenkins
5 27 (41.54%) Ansible
5 27 (41.54%) Amazon AWS
5 27 (41.54%) Java
5 27 (41.54%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 25 (38.46%) JIRA
8 24 (36.92%) Linux
9 20 (30.77%) SQL
9 20 (30.77%) Kubernetes
10 18 (27.69%) SonarQube
11 16 (24.62%) Python
12 15 (23.08%) Selenium
12 15 (23.08%) Cucumber
13 14 (21.54%) PaaS
14 13 (20.00%) JUnit
14 13 (20.00%) Security Cleared
15 12 (18.46%) SC Cleared
15 12 (18.46%) OWASP
15 12 (18.46%) GitHub
15 12 (18.46%) Node.js
15 12 (18.46%) JMeter
15 12 (18.46%) Elastic Stack
16 11 (16.92%) Terraform
16 11 (16.92%) AngularJS
16 11 (16.92%) Scrum
16 11 (16.92%) Azure SQL Database

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 10 (15.38%) Confluence
2 8 (12.31%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (7.69%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (4.62%) Drupal
5 2 (3.08%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.54%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 27 (41.54%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (21.54%) PaaS
4 12 (18.46%) GitHub
5 8 (12.31%) IaaS
5 8 (12.31%) OpenShift
6 4 (6.15%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (6.15%) SaaS
7 3 (4.62%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (3.08%) Amazon S3
8 2 (3.08%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (3.08%) DigitalOcean
8 2 (3.08%) npm
9 1 (1.54%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.15%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.08%) DNS
2 2 (3.08%) FTP
2 2 (3.08%) HTTP
2 2 (3.08%) SSL
2 2 (3.08%) VPN
3 1 (1.54%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.92%) Azure SQL Database
2 6 (9.23%) MongoDB
3 5 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.08%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (3.08%) MariaDB
4 2 (3.08%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.54%) NuoDB
Development Applications
1 31 (47.69%) Git (software)
2 30 (46.15%) Jenkins
3 25 (38.46%) JIRA
4 18 (27.69%) SonarQube
5 15 (23.08%) Cucumber
5 15 (23.08%) Selenium
6 13 (20.00%) JUnit
7 12 (18.46%) JMeter
8 10 (15.38%) Visual Studio Team System
9 9 (13.85%) Octopus Deploy
10 8 (12.31%) Sonatype Nexus
11 5 (7.69%) Artifactory
12 4 (6.15%) Maven
12 4 (6.15%) Subversion
13 3 (4.62%) Mocha
13 3 (4.62%) Travis CI
13 3 (4.62%) Vagrant
14 2 (3.08%) Gatling
14 2 (3.08%) Gradle
14 2 (3.08%) Protractor
General
1 6 (9.23%) Banking
2 5 (7.69%) Finance
3 3 (4.62%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.54%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.54%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (47.69%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (21.54%) Developer
2 14 (21.54%) Platform Engineer
3 8 (12.31%) Azure Engineer
4 7 (10.77%) AWS Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) AWS DevOps
5 6 (9.23%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Java Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Azure DevOps
6 4 (6.15%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Senior DevOps
6 4 (6.15%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 3 (4.62%) Python Developer
8 2 (3.08%) C Developer
8 2 (3.08%) C++ Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.46%) Elastic Stack
1 12 (18.46%) Node.js
2 11 (16.92%) AngularJS
3 9 (13.85%) Spring
4 8 (12.31%) hapi
5 7 (10.77%) Spring Boot
6 5 (7.69%) CSS
6 5 (7.69%) HTML
6 5 (7.69%) Web Services
7 4 (6.15%) HTML5
8 3 (4.62%) Kafka
9 2 (3.08%) Chai
9 2 (3.08%) Dropwizard
9 2 (3.08%) Hystrix
9 2 (3.08%) OAuth2
9 2 (3.08%) Ratpack
9 2 (3.08%) React
9 2 (3.08%) Swagger
9 2 (3.08%) WireMock
9 2 (3.08%) Zuul
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (3.08%) Algorithms
2 2 (3.08%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.54%) Cloud Native
3 1 (1.54%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (36.92%) Linux
2 6 (9.23%) Windows
3 4 (6.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (6.15%) Unix
4 2 (3.08%) Android
4 2 (3.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (72.31%) DevOps
2 27 (41.54%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (18.46%) OWASP
4 11 (16.92%) Scrum
5 10 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (13.85%) Test Automation
7 7 (10.77%) BDD
7 7 (10.77%) TDD
8 6 (9.23%) Kanban
9 5 (7.69%) Configuration Management
9 5 (7.69%) Microservices
9 5 (7.69%) Software Engineering
9 5 (7.69%) Workflow
10 4 (6.15%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (6.15%) High Availability
10 4 (6.15%) Incident Management
11 3 (4.62%) API Development
11 3 (4.62%) ITIL
11 3 (4.62%) Release Management
11 3 (4.62%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 27 (41.54%) Java
2 20 (30.77%) SQL
3 16 (24.62%) Python
4 7 (10.77%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.69%) Bash Shell
6 4 (6.15%) Ruby
7 3 (4.62%) ES6
7 3 (4.62%) Java 8
8 2 (3.08%) C
8 2 (3.08%) C++
8 2 (3.08%) Groovy
8 2 (3.08%) Kotlin
8 2 (3.08%) PHP
8 2 (3.08%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.54%) C#
9 1 (1.54%) ES7
9 1 (1.54%) Go
9 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (18.46%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.54%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.54%) Degree
3 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 38 (58.46%) Docker
2 2 (3.08%) VirtualBox
2 2 (3.08%) vSphere
3 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 27 (41.54%) Ansible
2 20 (30.77%) Kubernetes
3 11 (16.92%) Terraform
4 7 (10.77%) Kibana
5 6 (9.23%) logstash
5 6 (9.23%) Puppet
6 2 (3.08%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (3.08%) Sysdig
7 1 (1.54%) Consul
7 1 (1.54%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.54%) Packer
7 1 (1.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (12.31%) Red Hat
2 7 (10.77%) Atlassian
3 5 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.15%) Remedy
5 2 (3.08%) Samsung
5 2 (3.08%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.54%) Fujitsu
6 1 (1.54%) Google
6 1 (1.54%) Mercator
6 1 (1.54%) New Relic
6 1 (1.54%) Splunk