Period
to 27 November 2020

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 27 November 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 > South East
6 months to
27 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 114 293 319
Rank change year-on-year +179 +26 -31
Contract jobs citing GitLab 56 44 74
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 1.44% 0.33% 0.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.72% 2.13% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 11 44
Median daily rate £450 £425 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -29.17% +50.00%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £415
90th Percentile £520 £586 £671
England median daily rate £510 £548 £525
% change year-on-year -6.85% +4.29% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -30.00% +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 576 2,069 3,271
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.77% 15.54% 19.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 1,218 2,021
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £300 £313 £315
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 44 60
Median hourly rate £45.00 £41.13 £44.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.42% -8.10% -0.56%
10th Percentile £30.00 £18.25 £26.39
90th Percentile £61.33 £74.63 £60.00
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year +5.26% +0.59% -

GitLab
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing GitLab as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing GitLab in the South East.

Daily rate trend for GitLab in the South East

GitLab
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing GitLab in the South East over the 6 months to 27 November 2020.

Daily rate histogram for GitLab in the South East

GitLab
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing GitLab in the South East.

Hourly rate trend 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 27 November 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
Hampshire +88 33 £510 +27.50% 9
Thames Valley +113 23 £300 -42.86% 13
Berkshire +105 13 £425 -19.05% 3
Buckinghamshire +40 10 £300 - 6
GitLab
England

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 South East region with a requirement for GitLab.

1 40 (71.43%) Docker
2 37 (66.07%) Terraform
3 35 (62.50%) DevOps
3 35 (62.50%) Jenkins
3 35 (62.50%) Git (software)
4 32 (57.14%) GitHub
5 31 (55.36%) Linux
6 29 (51.79%) Kubernetes
7 28 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (48.21%) JIRA
9 26 (46.43%) Security Cleared
9 26 (46.43%) Configuration Management
9 26 (46.43%) Ansible
10 25 (44.64%) CentOS
10 25 (44.64%) Puppet
11 24 (42.86%) PowerShell
12 23 (41.07%) SC Cleared
12 23 (41.07%) Bash Shell
12 23 (41.07%) Python
12 23 (41.07%) Firewall
12 23 (41.07%) Infrastructure as Code
13 22 (39.29%) Opscode Chef
13 22 (39.29%) Packer
13 22 (39.29%) Atlassian
14 21 (37.50%) Reverse Proxy
14 21 (37.50%) VLAN
14 21 (37.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 21 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
14 21 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 5 (8.93%) Apache
2 4 (7.14%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.36%) nginx
4 2 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.79%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 32 (57.14%) GitHub
2 10 (17.86%) AWS
3 6 (10.71%) Amazon ECS
4 5 (8.93%) AWS Fargate
4 5 (8.93%) GCP
4 5 (8.93%) PaaS
4 5 (8.93%) SaaS
5 3 (5.36%) Amazon EKS
6 2 (3.57%) IaaS
7 1 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.79%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.79%) Azure
7 1 (1.79%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 23 (41.07%) Firewall
2 21 (37.50%) Reverse Proxy
2 21 (37.50%) VLAN
3 11 (19.64%) SNMP
4 2 (3.57%) DNS
4 2 (3.57%) SSH
4 2 (3.57%) SSL
4 2 (3.57%) VPN
5 1 (1.79%) LAN
5 1 (1.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (7.14%) Data Lake
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.79%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 35 (62.50%) Git (software)
1 35 (62.50%) Jenkins
2 27 (48.21%) JIRA
3 21 (37.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (12.50%) Terragrunt
5 6 (10.71%) Visual Studio
6 4 (7.14%) Cucumber
6 4 (7.14%) Selenium
7 3 (5.36%) Android Studio
7 3 (5.36%) Bitbucket
7 3 (5.36%) git-flow
8 2 (3.57%) Ant
8 2 (3.57%) Artifactory
8 2 (3.57%) Eclipse
8 2 (3.57%) JMeter
8 2 (3.57%) Maven
8 2 (3.57%) Toad
9 1 (1.79%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (1.79%) Marketing
1 1 (1.79%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 20 (35.71%) Developer
1 20 (35.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 6 (10.71%) AWS Engineer
3 6 (10.71%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (7.14%) Architect
4 4 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 4 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (5.36%) Android Developer
5 3 (5.36%) Consultant
5 3 (5.36%) Data Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Django Developer
5 3 (5.36%) Graduate
5 3 (5.36%) Graduate Developer
5 3 (5.36%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (5.36%) Migration Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (35.71%) RESTful
2 15 (26.79%) Elastic Stack
3 13 (23.21%) React
4 12 (21.43%) REST
5 11 (19.64%) gRPC
5 11 (19.64%) Swagger
6 9 (16.07%) Spring Boot
7 8 (14.29%) JSON
7 8 (14.29%) Web Services
8 7 (12.50%) AngularJS
8 7 (12.50%) OpenJDK
8 7 (12.50%) Spring
9 6 (10.71%) Django
9 6 (10.71%) Vue.js
10 5 (8.93%) Kafka
11 3 (5.36%) Android SDK
12 2 (3.57%) Grok
12 2 (3.57%) JSF
12 2 (3.57%) Keycloak
12 2 (3.57%) PrimeFaces
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (5.36%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.79%) NHS
3 1 (1.79%) PKI
3 1 (1.79%) TM Forum
3 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (55.36%) Linux
2 25 (44.64%) CentOS
3 21 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (37.50%) Windows
3 21 (37.50%) Windows 10
3 21 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 21 (37.50%) Windows Server 2016
4 3 (5.36%) Android
4 3 (5.36%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (62.50%) DevOps
2 28 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (46.43%) Configuration Management
4 23 (41.07%) Infrastructure as Code
5 21 (37.50%) Continuous Deployment
6 18 (32.14%) Microservices
7 14 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 13 (23.21%) Systems Engineering
9 11 (19.64%) Scrum
10 7 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 7 (12.50%) Open Source
10 7 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (10.71%) Mathematics
11 6 (10.71%) Test Automation
12 5 (8.93%) Software Engineering
13 4 (7.14%) Multithreading
13 4 (7.14%) Test Strategy
14 3 (5.36%) Migration
14 3 (5.36%) Product Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 24 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 23 (41.07%) Bash Shell
2 23 (41.07%) Python
3 13 (23.21%) C#
3 13 (23.21%) Go
4 9 (16.07%) Java
4 9 (16.07%) JavaScript
4 9 (16.07%) SQL
5 5 (8.93%) Ruby
6 3 (5.36%) Kotlin
6 3 (5.36%) PHP
7 2 (3.57%) Java 8
7 2 (3.57%) Java 9
7 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (46.43%) Security Cleared
2 23 (41.07%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.71%) Degree
3 6 (10.71%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (3.57%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.79%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) SLA
2 2 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 40 (71.43%) Docker
2 21 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (37.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 37 (66.07%) Terraform
2 29 (51.79%) Kubernetes
3 26 (46.43%) Ansible
4 25 (44.64%) Puppet
5 22 (39.29%) Opscode Chef
5 22 (39.29%) Packer
6 11 (19.64%) Grafana
6 11 (19.64%) Prometheus
6 11 (19.64%) ZABBIX
7 2 (3.57%) Kibana
7 2 (3.57%) logstash
7 2 (3.57%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 22 (39.29%) Atlassian
2 21 (37.50%) VMware
3 11 (19.64%) Dell
3 11 (19.64%) EMC
3 11 (19.64%) Splunk
4 4 (7.14%) Oracle
5 3 (5.36%) CheckPoint
5 3 (5.36%) Google
6 2 (3.57%) CyberArk
6 2 (3.57%) Talend
7 1 (1.79%) Cisco