Period
to 28 January 2022

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 28 January 2022 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
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 618 548 604
Rank change year-on-year -70 +56 -14
Contract jobs citing Gatling 209 65 154
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.15% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.33% 0.88% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 50 106
10th Percentile £364 £348 £313
25th Percentile £413 £375 £354
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £514 £450 £450
Median % change year-on-year +14.17% - -4.26%
75th Percentile £600 £534 £529
90th Percentile £650 £638 £594
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £408
% change year-on-year +4.94% -0.61% -4.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £75.00 - -
Median hourly rate £80.00 - -
75th Percentile £85.00 - -
90th Percentile - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 15,685 7,419 12,348
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.87% 17.41% 17.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,937 5,139 8,408
10th Percentile £383 £321 £325
25th Percentile £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £540 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +13.68% - -
75th Percentile £638 £559 £575
90th Percentile £725 £638 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £432 £450
% change year-on-year +12.85% -4.00% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 213 158 156
10th Percentile £35.45 £31.31 £16.35
25th Percentile £39.75 £40.00 £23.84
Median hourly rate £52.50 £45.00 £44.75
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% +0.56% +1.80%
75th Percentile £64.75 £55.00 £52.50
90th Percentile £75.00 £61.25 £66.87
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +22.22% +5.88% -3.41%

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 28 January 2022.

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 28 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England -133 131 £500 +11.11% 20
Work from Home -85 105 £525 +27.66% 2
London -109 86 £575 +15.58% 6
UK excluding London -107 44 £425 +4.94% 12
Midlands -63 15 £377 +4.58%
North of England -57 11 £425 -8.11% 7
Yorkshire -28 10 £425 -8.11% 2
West Midlands -59 9 £403 +11.81%
Scotland -53 8 £414 +2.16%
South East -71 7 £535 +18.89% 4
East Midlands - 6 £325 -
East of England - 3 £427 - 1
North West -42 1 £575 -8.00% 4

For the 6 months to 28 January 2022, 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.

1 122 (58.37%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (55.98%) JMeter
3 100 (47.85%) Test Automation
4 85 (40.67%) Java
5 81 (38.76%) Kubernetes
6 80 (38.28%) Docker
7 79 (37.80%) Cucumber
8 75 (35.89%) Performance Testing
9 65 (31.10%) Jenkins
10 64 (30.62%) Microservices
10 64 (30.62%) Git (software)
10 64 (30.62%) BDD
11 57 (27.27%) Selenium
12 53 (25.36%) JIRA
12 53 (25.36%) DevOps
12 53 (25.36%) CI/CD
13 51 (24.40%) Scala
13 51 (24.40%) Software Testing
14 50 (23.92%) QA
15 49 (23.44%) TDD
16 46 (22.01%) Continuous Delivery
17 45 (21.53%) Grafana
17 45 (21.53%) Kafka
17 45 (21.53%) SQL
18 44 (21.05%) Social Skills
19 43 (20.57%) Python
19 43 (20.57%) AWS
20 42 (20.10%) Non-Functional Testing
21 39 (18.66%) JavaScript
22 38 (18.18%) Security Cleared

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 19 (9.09%) Confluence
2 6 (2.87%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.44%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.44%) Mule
4 2 (0.96%) Apache
5 1 (0.48%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.48%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (3.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.87%) SAP HCM
2 4 (1.91%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 43 (20.57%) AWS
2 25 (11.96%) Azure
3 15 (7.18%) Amazon S3
4 14 (6.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 14 (6.70%) BrowserStack
5 13 (6.22%) BlazeMeter
6 10 (4.78%) GitHub
7 6 (2.87%) SuccessFactors
8 4 (1.91%) GCP
8 4 (1.91%) SaaS
9 3 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (1.44%) Datadog
9 3 (1.44%) Sauce Labs
10 2 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.96%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 2 (0.96%) Azure Service Bus
10 2 (0.96%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.96%) Google Tag Manager
10 2 (0.96%) Trello
11 1 (0.48%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.78%) HTTP
2 1 (0.48%) BIG-IP
2 1 (0.48%) Network Security
2 1 (0.48%) PuTTY
2 1 (0.48%) Telnet
2 1 (0.48%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.00%) MongoDB
2 17 (8.13%) NoSQL
3 15 (7.18%) Apache Cassandra
4 14 (6.70%) Amazon RDS
4 14 (6.70%) SQL Server
5 8 (3.83%) MySQL
6 7 (3.35%) Couchbase
6 7 (3.35%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (2.87%) Oracle Database
8 5 (2.39%) Redis
9 3 (1.44%) Big Data
10 2 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.96%) Pentaho
10 2 (0.96%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.96%) ZAP BI
11 1 (0.48%) DB2
11 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 117 (55.98%) JMeter
2 79 (37.80%) Cucumber
3 65 (31.10%) Jenkins
4 64 (30.62%) Git (software)
5 57 (27.27%) Selenium
6 53 (25.36%) JIRA
7 31 (14.83%) JUnit
7 31 (14.83%) REST Assured
8 29 (13.88%) LoadRunner
9 26 (12.44%) Cypress.io
10 19 (9.09%) Spock
11 18 (8.61%) SonarQube
12 17 (8.13%) Postman
13 16 (7.66%) JBehave
13 16 (7.66%) SpecFlow
14 15 (7.18%) Appium
14 15 (7.18%) Maven
15 14 (6.70%) Mockito
16 13 (6.22%) WebLOAD
17 12 (5.74%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 44 (21.05%) Social Skills
2 30 (14.35%) Finance
3 27 (12.92%) Public Sector
4 7 (3.35%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.35%) Games
4 7 (3.35%) Influencing Skills
5 6 (2.87%) Banking
5 6 (2.87%) Retail
6 5 (2.39%) Marketing
7 4 (1.91%) Electronics
8 2 (0.96%) Advertising
8 2 (0.96%) Automotive
8 2 (0.96%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.48%) Front Office
9 1 (0.48%) Legal
9 1 (0.48%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 50 (23.92%) Developer
2 37 (17.70%) Tester
3 26 (12.44%) Analyst
4 25 (11.96%) Test Engineer
5 22 (10.53%) Test Analyst
6 19 (9.09%) Scala Developer
7 18 (8.61%) Java Developer
7 18 (8.61%) Test Leader
8 14 (6.70%) Consultant
8 14 (6.70%) Software Engineer
9 13 (6.22%) Software Test Engineer
9 13 (6.22%) Test Consultant
10 12 (5.74%) Performance Tester
10 12 (5.74%) Senior Test Engineer
11 11 (5.26%) Automation Tester
11 11 (5.26%) Developer in Test
11 11 (5.26%) Performance Engineer
11 11 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
11 11 (5.26%) Senior Software Test Engineer
12 9 (4.31%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (21.53%) Kafka
2 30 (14.35%) .NET
2 30 (14.35%) RESTful
3 27 (12.92%) Spring Boot
4 26 (12.44%) Web Services
5 25 (11.96%) REST
6 23 (11.00%) pytest
7 21 (10.05%) Play Framework
8 19 (9.09%) Spring
9 17 (8.13%) GraphQL
10 15 (7.18%) Akka
10 15 (7.18%) React
11 14 (6.70%) Gherkin
11 14 (6.70%) Node.js
11 14 (6.70%) XML
12 12 (5.74%) WebdriverIO
13 11 (5.26%) Chai
13 11 (5.26%) Playwright
14 10 (4.78%) ActiveMQ
15 9 (4.31%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 4 (1.91%) Smart Meter
3 3 (1.44%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (1.44%) Mobile App
4 2 (0.96%) Cloud Native
4 2 (0.96%) Legacy Systems
4 2 (0.96%) Mainframe
4 2 (0.96%) NHS
4 2 (0.96%) Robotics
4 2 (0.96%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (0.96%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.48%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.48%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.48%) Equities
5 1 (0.48%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.48%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.48%) Media Streaming
5 1 (0.48%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.48%) User Experience
5 1 (0.48%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 24 (11.48%) Linux
2 22 (10.53%) Unix
3 15 (7.18%) Windows
4 5 (2.39%) Kali Linux
5 3 (1.44%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (58.37%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (47.85%) Test Automation
3 75 (35.89%) Performance Testing
4 64 (30.62%) BDD
4 64 (30.62%) Microservices
5 53 (25.36%) CI/CD
5 53 (25.36%) DevOps
6 51 (24.40%) Software Testing
7 49 (23.44%) TDD
8 46 (22.01%) Continuous Delivery
9 42 (20.10%) Non-Functional Testing
10 38 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
11 32 (15.31%) Open Source
12 31 (14.83%) Continuous Improvement
12 31 (14.83%) Scrum
12 31 (14.83%) Software Delivery
13 29 (13.88%) Unit Testing
14 28 (13.40%) API Testing
15 27 (12.92%) Test Strategy
16 26 (12.44%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 85 (40.67%) Java
2 51 (24.40%) Scala
3 45 (21.53%) SQL
4 43 (20.57%) Python
5 39 (18.66%) JavaScript
6 36 (17.22%) Groovy
7 25 (11.96%) C#
8 18 (8.61%) Bash
9 11 (5.26%) C
10 9 (4.31%) C++
11 7 (3.35%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.39%) COBOL
13 4 (1.91%) Java 11
13 4 (1.91%) PHP
14 2 (0.96%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.96%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.48%) R
15 1 (0.48%) Ruby
15 1 (0.48%) VB
15 1 (0.48%) XPath
Qualifications
1 38 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 21 (10.05%) ISEB
2 21 (10.05%) ISTQB
3 20 (9.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (5.26%) SC Cleared
5 7 (3.35%) Degree
6 3 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.48%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (23.92%) QA
2 16 (7.66%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 80 (38.28%) Docker
2 2 (0.96%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.48%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.48%) OpenIDM
Systems Management
1 81 (38.76%) Kubernetes
2 45 (21.53%) Grafana
3 24 (11.48%) Prometheus
4 8 (3.83%) Kibana
5 5 (2.39%) HP ALM
5 5 (2.39%) Terraform
6 3 (1.44%) logstash
7 1 (0.48%) Ansible
7 1 (0.48%) nmon
7 1 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.48%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (13.88%) Oracle
2 27 (12.92%) Splunk
3 22 (10.53%) New Relic
4 20 (9.57%) Dynatrace
5 18 (8.61%) AppDynamics
6 17 (8.13%) Microsoft
7 11 (5.26%) Perfecto Mobile
8 8 (3.83%) SAP
9 7 (3.35%) SOASTA, Inc
10 4 (1.91%) Google
10 4 (1.91%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.44%) Micro Focus
12 2 (0.96%) Apple
12 2 (0.96%) PagerDuty
13 1 (0.48%) Atlassian
13 1 (0.48%) Cadence
13 1 (0.48%) Citrix
13 1 (0.48%) Databricks
13 1 (0.48%) F5
13 1 (0.48%) Xamarin