Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 17 January 2018 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
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 535 695 765
Rank change year-on-year +160 +70 +59
Contract jobs citing GitLab 375 170 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.17% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.02% 1.05% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 106 76
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £493
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -3.55% +15.88%
10th Percentile £357 £331 £325
90th Percentile £660 £550 £583
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £495
% change year-on-year - -9.09% +17.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 18,567 16,155 15,590
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.51% 16.60% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,017 10,817 10,377
UK median daily rate £451 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.00% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £280
90th Percentile £608 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 240 387
UK median hourly rate £43.50 £40.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.75% +1.88% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29.00 £18.75 £22.30
90th Percentile £63.75 £52.63 £50.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £40.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.64% +1.25% +6.67%

GitLab
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing GitLab as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for GitLab in the UK

GitLab
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GitLab in the UK

GitLab
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GitLab over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GitLab in the UK

GitLab
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GitLab within the UK over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. 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 +140 326 £500 +5.26% 60
UK excluding London +153 221 £450 - 35
London +48 148 £525 +5.53% 25
South East +62 85 £450 +12.50% 3
Scotland +25 43 £475 +18.75%
Midlands +38 38 £500 -4.76% 4
West Midlands +34 34 £500 - 3
North of England +13 30 £433 -8.95% 13
North West +31 27 £433 +1.76% 7
South West +9 13 £420 +46.09% 7
East of England - 11 £505 - 8
East Midlands +2 4 - - 1
North East +8 2 £450 -5.26% 1
Yorkshire +15 1 £375 -25.00% 5
Wales - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing GitLab also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for GitLab.

1 227 (60.53%) Jenkins
2 202 (53.87%) Agile Software Development
3 192 (51.20%) Git (software)
4 182 (48.53%) Linux
5 166 (44.27%) DevOps
6 157 (41.87%) Java
7 156 (41.60%) Continuous Integration
8 137 (36.53%) Amazon AWS
9 136 (36.27%) Docker
10 118 (31.47%) GitHub
11 115 (30.67%) Ansible
12 114 (30.40%) Puppet
13 109 (29.07%) Test Automation
14 104 (27.73%) Scrum
15 95 (25.33%) Cucumber
16 87 (23.20%) JIRA
17 86 (22.93%) PostgreSQL
18 84 (22.40%) TDD
18 84 (22.40%) Python
19 80 (21.33%) JavaScript
19 80 (21.33%) Finance
20 76 (20.27%) Configuration Management
20 76 (20.27%) CSS
21 72 (19.20%) HTML
22 71 (18.93%) REST
22 71 (18.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 70 (18.67%) BDD
23 70 (18.67%) Spring
24 66 (17.60%) RESTful
25 65 (17.33%) Security Cleared

GitLab
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 57 (15.20%) Confluence
2 28 (7.47%) OpenStack
3 26 (6.93%) Tomcat
4 23 (6.13%) Apache
5 20 (5.33%) Apache Spark
5 20 (5.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 14 (3.73%) WebLogic
7 13 (3.47%) Elasticsearch
7 13 (3.47%) WebSphere
8 10 (2.67%) JBoss
9 9 (2.40%) Apache Solr
10 8 (2.13%) IIS
10 8 (2.13%) nginx
11 7 (1.87%) Cloud Foundry
12 6 (1.60%) Mongoose
13 5 (1.33%) Jetty
13 5 (1.33%) Mule ESB
13 5 (1.33%) WildFly
14 4 (1.07%) Drupal
15 3 (0.80%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.07%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (4.53%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 137 (36.53%) Amazon AWS
2 118 (31.47%) GitHub
3 44 (11.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 32 (8.53%) OpenShift
5 30 (8.00%) Amazon S3
6 26 (6.93%) Amazon EC2
7 24 (6.40%) AWS CloudFormation
8 21 (5.60%) Google Cloud Platform
9 14 (3.73%) npm
10 13 (3.47%) Cloud Computing
11 12 (3.20%) PaaS
12 11 (2.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 10 (2.67%) AWS Lambda
13 10 (2.67%) Serverless
14 9 (2.40%) Amazon ELB
14 9 (2.40%) Heroku
14 9 (2.40%) IaaS
14 9 (2.40%) Route 53
15 7 (1.87%) BrowserStack
15 7 (1.87%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.20%) SSL
2 11 (2.93%) DNS
3 10 (2.67%) TCP/IP
4 9 (2.40%) FTP
4 9 (2.40%) HTTP
5 8 (2.13%) Kerberos
6 7 (1.87%) Firewall
7 6 (1.60%) VPN
8 5 (1.33%) Reverse Proxy
9 4 (1.07%) Bluetooth
10 3 (0.80%) SMTP
11 2 (0.53%) LDAP
11 2 (0.53%) OpenLDAP
12 1 (0.27%) InfiniBand
12 1 (0.27%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (22.93%) PostgreSQL
2 48 (12.80%) MySQL
3 44 (11.73%) MongoDB
4 31 (8.27%) Hadoop
5 29 (7.73%) Big Data
5 29 (7.73%) NoSQL
6 17 (4.53%) HBase
7 15 (4.00%) Relational Database
8 13 (3.47%) Amazon RDS
9 11 (2.93%) Oracle Database
9 11 (2.93%) RDBMS
10 10 (2.67%) Oracle Exadata
11 8 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 8 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (2.13%) Neo4j
12 7 (1.87%) Redis
13 6 (1.60%) IBM InfoSphere
14 5 (1.33%) Apache Hive
14 5 (1.33%) Parquet
15 4 (1.07%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 227 (60.53%) Jenkins
2 192 (51.20%) Git (software)
3 95 (25.33%) Cucumber
4 87 (23.20%) JIRA
5 58 (15.47%) Selenium
6 36 (9.60%) Mockito
6 36 (9.60%) Subversion
7 31 (8.27%) Artifactory
7 31 (8.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 30 (8.00%) Maven
9 26 (6.93%) Sonatype Nexus
9 26 (6.93%) WebDriver
10 25 (6.67%) Jasmine
10 25 (6.67%) SonarQube
11 21 (5.60%) TeamCity
12 19 (5.07%) git-flow
13 18 (4.80%) gulp
13 18 (4.80%) Karma Test Runner
14 16 (4.27%) JMeter
15 15 (4.00%) Gradle
General
1 80 (21.33%) Finance
2 37 (9.87%) Banking
3 10 (2.67%) Electronics
3 10 (2.67%) Manufacturing
3 10 (2.67%) Marketing
3 10 (2.67%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.13%) Retail
5 5 (1.33%) Retail Banking
6 4 (1.07%) Games
7 3 (0.80%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.53%) Back Office
8 2 (0.53%) Front Office
8 2 (0.53%) Publishing
9 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.27%) French Language
9 1 (0.27%) German Language
9 1 (0.27%) Legal
9 1 (0.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 144 (38.40%) Developer
2 89 (23.73%) DevOps Engineer
3 40 (10.67%) Java Developer
4 28 (7.47%) Full Stack Developer
5 27 (7.20%) AWS DevOps
6 26 (6.93%) Consultant
7 25 (6.67%) Senior Developer
8 23 (6.13%) AWS Engineer
8 23 (6.13%) Senior DevOps
9 19 (5.07%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 18 (4.80%) Node.js Developer
11 17 (4.53%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 17 (4.53%) Software Engineer
12 16 (4.27%) Agile Developer
12 16 (4.27%) Architect
12 16 (4.27%) Java Engineer
13 15 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
14 14 (3.73%) Scala Developer
14 14 (3.73%) Test Engineer
15 13 (3.47%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (20.27%) CSS
2 72 (19.20%) HTML
3 71 (18.93%) REST
4 70 (18.67%) Spring
5 66 (17.60%) RESTful
6 65 (17.33%) Node.js
7 60 (16.00%) JSON
8 58 (15.47%) Web Services
9 49 (13.07%) HTML5
10 42 (11.20%) AngularJS
11 37 (9.87%) Spring Boot
12 32 (8.53%) Elastic Stack
12 32 (8.53%) JMX
13 29 (7.73%) SOAP
14 28 (7.47%) CSS3
15 25 (6.67%) Gherkin
16 20 (5.33%) Kafka
17 19 (5.07%) Middleware
18 17 (4.53%) React
18 17 (4.53%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 41 (10.93%) Computer Science
2 14 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (3.47%) PKI
4 11 (2.93%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (2.13%) Public Cloud
6 7 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (1.60%) DataPower
7 6 (1.60%) Mainframe
8 5 (1.33%) Enterprise Cloud
8 5 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (1.33%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.33%) Social Media
9 4 (1.07%) Grid Computing
10 3 (0.80%) Hedge funds
10 3 (0.80%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.80%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.53%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.53%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.53%) VxBlock/Vblock
12 1 (0.27%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 182 (48.53%) Linux
2 71 (18.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 40 (10.67%) Windows
4 26 (6.93%) CentOS
5 24 (6.40%) Unix
6 17 (4.53%) Apple iOS
7 16 (4.27%) Android
8 13 (3.47%) Ubuntu
9 4 (1.07%) Debian
10 3 (0.80%) CoreOS
11 2 (0.53%) DC/OS
11 2 (0.53%) Mesosphere
12 1 (0.27%) AIX
12 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.27%) SUSE
12 1 (0.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (53.87%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (44.27%) DevOps
3 156 (41.60%) Continuous Integration
4 109 (29.07%) Test Automation
5 104 (27.73%) Scrum
6 84 (22.40%) TDD
7 76 (20.27%) Configuration Management
8 70 (18.67%) BDD
9 63 (16.80%) Software Engineering
10 58 (15.47%) Microservices
11 55 (14.67%) Continuous Delivery
12 36 (9.60%) Kanban
13 34 (9.07%) Open Source
13 34 (9.07%) SOA
14 28 (7.47%) Continuous Deployment
15 24 (6.40%) High Availability
15 24 (6.40%) Mentoring
16 22 (5.87%) ITIL
17 21 (5.60%) OO
18 20 (5.33%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 157 (41.87%) Java
2 84 (22.40%) Python
3 80 (21.33%) JavaScript
4 36 (9.60%) Perl
5 33 (8.80%) SQL
6 32 (8.53%) Scala
7 31 (8.27%) PHP
7 31 (8.27%) Ruby
8 22 (5.87%) Bash Shell
9 21 (5.60%) Go
9 21 (5.60%) Shell Script
10 19 (5.07%) ES6
11 17 (4.53%) TypeScript
12 16 (4.27%) Groovy
13 14 (3.73%) C#
14 7 (1.87%) PowerShell
15 5 (1.33%) Apple Swift
15 5 (1.33%) F#
16 4 (1.07%) GraphQL
16 4 (1.07%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 65 (17.33%) Security Cleared
2 51 (13.60%) SC Cleared
3 42 (11.20%) Degree
4 36 (9.60%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (2.93%) DBS Check
6 5 (1.33%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.27%) APMG
7 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.27%) ISEB
7 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.27%) GDPR
2 13 (3.47%) PCI DSS
3 10 (2.67%) QA
4 5 (1.33%) GPG13
5 4 (1.07%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.27%) PMO
System Software
1 136 (36.27%) Docker
2 12 (3.20%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (2.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (2.67%) Active Directory
5 7 (1.87%) HDFS
6 6 (1.60%) VMware NSX
7 5 (1.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (1.33%) Xen
8 4 (1.07%) KVM
9 3 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.27%) LXC
10 1 (0.27%) NFS
10 1 (0.27%) Samba
10 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 115 (30.67%) Ansible
2 114 (30.40%) Puppet
3 65 (17.33%) Kubernetes
4 56 (14.93%) Terraform
5 34 (9.07%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (5.60%) ZABBIX
7 18 (4.80%) logstash
7 18 (4.80%) Packer
8 16 (4.27%) Rundeck
9 14 (3.73%) Docker Swarm
10 12 (3.20%) Nagios
11 11 (2.93%) Graylog
11 11 (2.93%) Tivoli
12 9 (2.40%) Prometheus
13 8 (2.13%) Grafana
13 8 (2.13%) HAProxy
13 8 (2.13%) Kibana
14 6 (1.60%) SELinux
15 5 (1.33%) rkt
16 4 (1.07%) Consul
Vendors
1 56 (14.93%) Oracle
2 42 (11.20%) Red Hat
3 30 (8.00%) Google
4 26 (6.93%) VMware
5 16 (4.27%) Atlassian
6 14 (3.73%) CA
6 14 (3.73%) Micro Focus
6 14 (3.73%) Serena
6 14 (3.73%) Splunk
7 12 (3.20%) Black Duck
8 11 (2.93%) IBM
8 11 (2.93%) SAP
9 9 (2.40%) Microsoft
10 8 (2.13%) Citrix
11 6 (1.60%) Teradata
12 4 (1.07%) New Relic
12 4 (1.07%) WSO2
13 3 (0.80%) Hortonworks
14 2 (0.53%) Greenplum
14 2 (0.53%) ServiceNow