Period
to 23 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Gatling skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Gatling over the 6 months to 23 September 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.

Gatling
UK
6 months to
23 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 453 675 653
Rank change year-on-year +222 -22 +146
Contract jobs citing Gatling 51 157 252
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.18% 0.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.97% 0.98% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 108 130
Median daily rate £400 £453 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.60% -4.74% +5.56%
10th Percentile £341 £325 £325
90th Percentile £510 £589 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £450
% change year-on-year -2.94% -5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 -

Gatling is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 5,264 15,993 21,077
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.72% 18.18% 20.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,408 10,411 14,454
Median daily rate £495 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.21% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £325
90th Percentile £650 £638 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 252 230
Median hourly rate £42.00 £44.26 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.11% +4.14% -
10th Percentile £26.60 £27.15 £26.73
90th Percentile £55.00 £55.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate £45.00 £44.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% -

Gatling
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Gatling as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Gatling in the UK

Gatling
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Gatling.

Daily rate trend for Gatling in the UK

Gatling
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Gatling over the 6 months to 23 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Gatling in the UK

Gatling
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Gatling within the UK over the 6 months to 23 September 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
England +235 48 £413 -8.84% 6
London +179 25 £400 -23.08% 4
UK excluding London +219 24 £413 -2.94% 2
North of England +98 10 £450 +12.50% 1
Work from Home -57 9 £397 -20.60%
South East +188 8 £450 -11.94% 1
North East +24 6 £394 +9.44% 1
Midlands +102 3 £360 +2.86%
West Midlands +75 3 £360 +2.86%
Yorkshire +67 3 £450 +24.14%
Scotland +58 2 £356 -28.75%
East of England +96 1 £425 -15.00%
North West +83 1 £400 -5.88%

For the 6 months to 23 September 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Gatling 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 with a requirement for Gatling.

1 40 (78.43%) Agile Software Development
1 40 (78.43%) Test Automation
2 31 (60.78%) JMeter
3 30 (58.82%) JIRA
4 29 (56.86%) Cucumber
5 27 (52.94%) Selenium
6 25 (49.02%) Microservices
7 24 (47.06%) DevOps
8 23 (45.10%) Jenkins
8 23 (45.10%) Confluence
9 22 (43.14%) Java
10 21 (41.18%) Performance Testing
10 21 (41.18%) Open Source
11 20 (39.22%) Security Cleared
11 20 (39.22%) JavaScript
12 19 (37.25%) Git (software)
12 19 (37.25%) Functional Testing
13 18 (35.29%) SC Cleared
14 17 (33.33%) WebDriver
14 17 (33.33%) Gherkin
15 16 (31.37%) BDD
15 16 (31.37%) Scala
15 16 (31.37%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (31.37%) QA
16 15 (29.41%) Test Management
17 14 (27.45%) Agile Testing
17 14 (27.45%) REST
18 13 (25.49%) Docker
18 13 (25.49%) Terraform
19 12 (23.53%) GitLab

Gatling
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 23 (45.10%) Confluence
2 6 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (5.88%) Apache
4 2 (3.92%) Apache Spark
4 2 (3.92%) JBoss
4 2 (3.92%) WildFly
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.73%) Azure
1 7 (13.73%) BrowserStack
1 7 (13.73%) GitHub
2 6 (11.76%) Google Analytics
3 4 (7.84%) Office 365
4 3 (5.88%) Sauce Labs
5 2 (3.92%) AWS
6 1 (1.96%) GCP
6 1 (1.96%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.65%) HTTP
2 8 (15.69%) SSL
2 8 (15.69%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.84%) DSL
4 1 (1.96%) DNS
4 1 (1.96%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.92%) MariaDB
3 2 (3.92%) MySQL
4 1 (1.96%) Blockchain
4 1 (1.96%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 31 (60.78%) JMeter
2 30 (58.82%) JIRA
3 29 (56.86%) Cucumber
4 27 (52.94%) Selenium
5 23 (45.10%) Jenkins
6 19 (37.25%) Git (software)
7 17 (33.33%) WebDriver
8 12 (23.53%) GitLab
9 11 (21.57%) NeoLoad
9 11 (21.57%) REST Assured
10 10 (19.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 10 (19.61%) Bitbucket
10 10 (19.61%) SonarQube
10 10 (19.61%) Sonatype Nexus
11 8 (15.69%) Jasmine
11 8 (15.69%) JUnit
12 4 (7.84%) LoadRunner
12 4 (7.84%) Postman
13 3 (5.88%) Cypress.io
13 3 (5.88%) Locust
General
1 12 (23.53%) Public Sector
2 3 (5.88%) Legal
3 2 (3.92%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Publishing
4 1 (1.96%) Police
Job Titles
1 16 (31.37%) Tester
2 15 (29.41%) Test Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Developer
3 8 (15.69%) Performance Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Performance Test Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) QA Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) Analyst
4 6 (11.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (11.76%) QA Test Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Test Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) QA Tester
7 3 (5.88%) Automation Tester
7 3 (5.88%) Non-Functional Tester
7 3 (5.88%) QA Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Technical Tester
8 2 (3.92%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.92%) QA Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) QA Test Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (33.33%) Gherkin
2 14 (27.45%) REST
3 11 (21.57%) XML
4 8 (15.69%) Play Framework
5 7 (13.73%) CSS
5 7 (13.73%) HTML
5 7 (13.73%) HTML5
5 7 (13.73%) RESTful
6 6 (11.76%) CSS3
6 6 (11.76%) JSON
6 6 (11.76%) Node.js
6 6 (11.76%) Sass
6 6 (11.76%) Spring
7 3 (5.88%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (5.88%) Spring Cloud
7 3 (5.88%) Swagger
7 3 (5.88%) Web Services
8 2 (3.92%) JMS
8 2 (3.92%) Middleware
8 2 (3.92%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.65%) Linux
2 7 (13.73%) Unix
3 6 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (78.43%) Agile Software Development
1 40 (78.43%) Test Automation
2 25 (49.02%) Microservices
3 24 (47.06%) DevOps
4 21 (41.18%) Open Source
4 21 (41.18%) Performance Testing
5 19 (37.25%) Functional Testing
6 16 (31.37%) BDD
6 16 (31.37%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (29.41%) Test Management
8 14 (27.45%) Agile Testing
9 12 (23.53%) Test Scripting
10 11 (21.57%) Exploratory Testing
10 11 (21.57%) Mentoring
10 11 (21.57%) Security Testing
10 11 (21.57%) System Integration Testing
11 10 (19.61%) API Testing
11 10 (19.61%) Regression Testing
11 10 (19.61%) TDD
12 9 (17.65%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (43.14%) Java
2 20 (39.22%) JavaScript
3 16 (31.37%) Scala
4 11 (21.57%) SQL
5 4 (7.84%) C#
5 4 (7.84%) Groovy
6 2 (3.92%) Python
7 1 (1.96%) Go
7 1 (1.96%) Java 8
7 1 (1.96%) Perl
7 1 (1.96%) Ruby
7 1 (1.96%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 20 (39.22%) Security Cleared
2 18 (35.29%) SC Cleared
3 9 (17.65%) DV Cleared
4 5 (9.80%) ISTQB
4 5 (9.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (7.84%) ISEB
6 2 (3.92%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.96%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (31.37%) QA
2 6 (11.76%) WCAG
System Software
1 13 (25.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (25.49%) Terraform
2 9 (17.65%) Kibana
3 8 (15.69%) Ansible
4 6 (11.76%) Grafana
5 3 (5.88%) Kubernetes
5 3 (5.88%) ZABBIX
6 2 (3.92%) logstash
7 1 (1.96%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (1.96%) HP ALM
7 1 (1.96%) HP Fortify
7 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.96%) Puppet
7 1 (1.96%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (13.73%) Google
1 7 (13.73%) Oracle
2 3 (5.88%) AppDynamics
2 3 (5.88%) Dynatrace
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.96%) HP
3 1 (1.96%) IBM
3 1 (1.96%) Micro Focus
3 1 (1.96%) New Relic
3 1 (1.96%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.96%) SolarWinds
3 1 (1.96%) Splunk
3 1 (1.96%) WSO2