Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 398 540 716
Rank change year-on-year +142 +176 +112
Contract jobs citing GitLab 616 356 191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.60% 0.36% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.86% 1.98% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 205 111
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +9.83%
10th Percentile £360 £350 £363
90th Percentile £675 £616 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £463
% change year-on-year +17.65% -8.11% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
UK median hourly rate - £32.50 -
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 21,513 18,005 17,292
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.87% 18.29% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,726 12,445 11,722
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £620 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 294 252
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +5.13%
10th Percentile £26.17 £30.40 £24.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £61.48 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +4.46%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +147 573 £525 +5.00% 135
London +145 307 £525 - 52
UK excluding London +39 295 £500 +17.65% 92
North of England +55 109 £500 +17.65% 32
South East -18 68 £600 +56.86% 18
North West +5 47 £510 +20.06% 19
North East +37 43 £500 - 9
East of England +23 43 £513 -0.49% 12
South West -2 26 £450 +7.14% 7
Scotland -49 26 £525 +20.00% 8
Yorkshire +3 24 £500 +21.21% 4
Midlands -15 24 £600 +9.09% 14
West Midlands -1 23 £600 +9.09% 12
East Midlands -1 5 £600 - 2
Wales -10 4 £538 -

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, 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 with a requirement for GitLab.

1 329 (53.41%) Jenkins
2 321 (52.11%) Agile Software Development
3 309 (50.16%) Amazon AWS
4 288 (46.75%) DevOps
5 287 (46.59%) Docker
6 285 (46.27%) Git (software)
6 285 (46.27%) Linux
7 254 (41.23%) Ansible
8 225 (36.53%) Puppet
9 213 (34.58%) Java
10 189 (30.68%) Kubernetes
11 182 (29.55%) GitHub
12 171 (27.76%) Python
13 162 (26.30%) Terraform
14 161 (26.14%) Continuous Integration
15 136 (22.08%) JavaScript
16 131 (21.27%) Scrum
17 125 (20.29%) Microsoft Azure
18 123 (19.97%) Security Cleared
19 118 (19.16%) TDD
20 115 (18.67%) PostgreSQL
21 114 (18.51%) MySQL
21 114 (18.51%) Microservices
22 109 (17.69%) Configuration Management
23 106 (17.21%) JIRA
24 105 (17.05%) Test Automation
25 104 (16.88%) Bash Shell
26 100 (16.23%) SC Cleared
27 89 (14.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
28 88 (14.29%) CentOS

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 63 (10.23%) Confluence
2 54 (8.77%) Tomcat
2 54 (8.77%) WebLogic
3 51 (8.28%) Elasticsearch
4 47 (7.63%) OpenStack
4 47 (7.63%) WebSphere
5 43 (6.98%) Apache Spark
6 29 (4.71%) nginx
7 26 (4.22%) Apache
8 25 (4.06%) Cloud Foundry
9 21 (3.41%) SharePoint
10 13 (2.11%) WordPress
11 10 (1.62%) CMS
12 7 (1.14%) Drupal
13 6 (0.97%) Documentum
13 6 (0.97%) IIS
13 6 (0.97%) JBoss
13 6 (0.97%) Tuxedo
14 5 (0.81%) Oracle Service Bus
15 4 (0.65%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.32%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.14%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.16%) SAP MDG
2 1 (0.16%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 309 (50.16%) Amazon AWS
2 182 (29.55%) GitHub
3 125 (20.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 68 (11.04%) Amazon S3
5 64 (10.39%) Amazon EC2
6 57 (9.25%) Heroku
7 52 (8.44%) Google Cloud Platform
8 43 (6.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 37 (6.01%) Amazon ELB
9 37 (6.01%) npm
9 37 (6.01%) Route 53
10 30 (4.87%) AWS CloudFormation
11 25 (4.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 22 (3.57%) Serverless
13 21 (3.41%) IaaS
14 20 (3.25%) AWS Lambda
14 20 (3.25%) OpenShift
14 20 (3.25%) PaaS
15 18 (2.92%) IBM Cloud
16 17 (2.76%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (10.71%) HTTP
2 53 (8.60%) DNS
3 47 (7.63%) SSL
4 40 (6.49%) TCP/IP
5 36 (5.84%) FTP
6 22 (3.57%) Firewall
7 14 (2.27%) Intrusion Detection
8 8 (1.30%) DSL
8 8 (1.30%) VPN
9 6 (0.97%) ICMP
9 6 (0.97%) Network Security
10 5 (0.81%) Internet
10 5 (0.81%) NAS
10 5 (0.81%) SAN
11 4 (0.65%) Junos
12 2 (0.32%) BIG-IP
12 2 (0.32%) DHCP
12 2 (0.32%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.32%) OpenLDAP
12 2 (0.32%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (18.67%) PostgreSQL
2 114 (18.51%) MySQL
3 86 (13.96%) MongoDB
4 80 (12.99%) NoSQL
5 53 (8.60%) Apache Cassandra
6 33 (5.36%) SQL Server
7 25 (4.06%) Hadoop
8 24 (3.90%) Big Data
9 17 (2.76%) Redis
10 14 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
11 12 (1.95%) Apache Hive
11 12 (1.95%) Azure SQL Database
11 12 (1.95%) Relational Database
12 11 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (1.62%) Oracle Database
14 9 (1.46%) Spotfire
15 8 (1.30%) Amazon Aurora
15 8 (1.30%) Neo4j
16 7 (1.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 7 (1.14%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 329 (53.41%) Jenkins
2 285 (46.27%) Git (software)
3 106 (17.21%) JIRA
4 88 (14.29%) Artifactory
4 88 (14.29%) Maven
4 88 (14.29%) SonarQube
5 80 (12.99%) Sonatype Nexus
6 60 (9.74%) Selenium
7 45 (7.31%) Cucumber
8 39 (6.33%) NUnit
9 38 (6.17%) MSTest
10 33 (5.36%) JUnit
10 33 (5.36%) WebDriver
11 31 (5.03%) Ant
11 31 (5.03%) gulp
12 29 (4.71%) Gradle
13 27 (4.38%) Visual Studio Team System
14 26 (4.22%) Octopus Deploy
15 25 (4.06%) Travis CI
16 24 (3.90%) Gerrit
General
1 36 (5.84%) Banking
1 36 (5.84%) Finance
2 12 (1.95%) Marketing
3 10 (1.62%) Manufacturing
4 9 (1.46%) Publishing
4 9 (1.46%) Retail
5 8 (1.30%) Telecoms
6 5 (0.81%) Games
6 5 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (0.65%) Aerospace
7 4 (0.65%) Electronics
7 4 (0.65%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.49%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.49%) Law
9 2 (0.32%) Advertising
9 2 (0.32%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.16%) Billing
10 1 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.16%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 196 (31.82%) DevOps Engineer
2 193 (31.33%) Developer
3 95 (15.42%) Java Developer
4 48 (7.79%) Senior DevOps
4 48 (7.79%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 43 (6.98%) AWS Engineer
6 41 (6.66%) AWS DevOps
7 40 (6.49%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 35 (5.68%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 24 (3.90%) Automation Tester
9 24 (3.90%) Tester
10 23 (3.73%) Architect
11 22 (3.57%) Agile Developer
12 20 (3.25%) Full Stack Developer
13 18 (2.92%) Agile Java Developer
13 18 (2.92%) Cloud Engineer
13 18 (2.92%) Systems Engineer
14 17 (2.76%) Senior Developer
15 16 (2.60%) Cloud Developer
16 12 (1.95%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (12.82%) Node.js
2 73 (11.85%) AngularJS
2 73 (11.85%) REST
3 71 (11.53%) Elastic Stack
4 68 (11.04%) HTML
5 65 (10.55%) CSS
6 64 (10.39%) Kafka
7 63 (10.23%) HTML5
8 60 (9.74%) Spring
9 59 (9.58%) Spring Boot
10 47 (7.63%) SOAP
11 44 (7.14%) React
12 43 (6.98%) RabbitMQ
13 39 (6.33%) OAuth
13 39 (6.33%) OAuth2
14 34 (5.52%) Web Services
15 29 (4.71%) Dropwizard
16 26 (4.22%) Ember.js
16 26 (4.22%) Gherkin
16 26 (4.22%) Ratpack
Miscellaneous
1 23 (3.73%) iPad
2 21 (3.41%) Public Cloud
3 17 (2.76%) Private Cloud
4 16 (2.60%) Mobile App
5 15 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (2.11%) Greenfield Project
7 12 (1.95%) Management Information System
8 11 (1.79%) Computer Science
9 10 (1.62%) Fintech
9 10 (1.62%) User Experience
10 9 (1.46%) Credit Risk
11 8 (1.30%) Clustering
11 8 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
11 8 (1.30%) PKI
12 7 (1.14%) NHS
13 5 (0.81%) Self-Motivation
14 4 (0.65%) Data Centre
14 4 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 4 (0.65%) Grid Computing
15 3 (0.49%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 285 (46.27%) Linux
2 89 (14.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 88 (14.29%) CentOS
4 53 (8.60%) Windows
5 40 (6.49%) Unix
6 32 (5.19%) CoreOS
7 25 (4.06%) Ubuntu
8 18 (2.92%) Windows Server
9 11 (1.79%) Solaris
10 10 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (1.14%) Android
12 6 (0.97%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.32%) Debian
14 2 (0.32%) VMS
14 2 (0.32%) zOS
15 1 (0.16%) AIX
15 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 321 (52.11%) Agile Software Development
2 288 (46.75%) DevOps
3 161 (26.14%) Continuous Integration
4 131 (21.27%) Scrum
5 118 (19.16%) TDD
6 114 (18.51%) Microservices
7 109 (17.69%) Configuration Management
8 105 (17.05%) Test Automation
9 86 (13.96%) BDD
10 84 (13.64%) Open Source
11 67 (10.88%) Software Engineering
12 49 (7.95%) OWASP
13 46 (7.47%) OO
14 38 (6.17%) Continuous Delivery
14 38 (6.17%) ITIL
14 38 (6.17%) Kanban
14 38 (6.17%) Migration
14 38 (6.17%) Waterfall
15 37 (6.01%) Coaching
16 31 (5.03%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 213 (34.58%) Java
2 171 (27.76%) Python
3 136 (22.08%) JavaScript
4 104 (16.88%) Bash Shell
5 77 (12.50%) SQL
6 74 (12.01%) Ruby
7 54 (8.77%) Java 8
8 48 (7.79%) ES6
9 27 (4.38%) TypeScript
10 26 (4.22%) Go
11 25 (4.06%) PHP
12 23 (3.73%) Groovy
13 20 (3.25%) Perl
14 17 (2.76%) C#
15 12 (1.95%) Scala
16 11 (1.79%) C
16 11 (1.79%) Shell Script
17 9 (1.46%) PowerShell
18 7 (1.14%) Cypher
19 5 (0.81%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 123 (19.97%) Security Cleared
2 100 (16.23%) SC Cleared
3 16 (2.60%) Degree
4 8 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (1.14%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.65%) CEH
7 4 (0.65%) CISM
7 4 (0.65%) CISSP
7 4 (0.65%) DBS Check
7 4 (0.65%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.49%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.49%) MCSA
8 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.32%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.32%) PMP
9 2 (0.32%) RHCSA
10 1 (0.16%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.16%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (6.66%) QA
2 8 (1.30%) GDPR
2 8 (1.30%) PMO
3 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 287 (46.59%) Docker
2 15 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 15 (2.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 15 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
2 15 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (2.27%) Ceph
4 13 (2.11%) etcd
4 13 (2.11%) flannel
4 13 (2.11%) GlusterFS
4 13 (2.11%) SkyDNS
5 7 (1.14%) VirtualBox
6 6 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.81%) Virtual Desktop
7 5 (0.81%) VMware NSX
8 4 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (0.65%) Xen
8 4 (0.65%) XenApp
8 4 (0.65%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.49%) HDFS
9 3 (0.49%) Squid
Systems Management
1 254 (41.23%) Ansible
2 225 (36.53%) Puppet
3 189 (30.68%) Kubernetes
4 162 (26.30%) Terraform
5 78 (12.66%) Opscode Chef
6 62 (10.06%) Prometheus
7 43 (6.98%) Grafana
8 41 (6.66%) Packer
9 34 (5.52%) Mesos
10 32 (5.19%) Docker Swarm
11 30 (4.87%) Consul
12 28 (4.55%) Rancher
13 25 (4.06%) Sysdig
14 24 (3.90%) HAProxy
15 22 (3.57%) Kibana
16 19 (3.08%) Graphite
17 17 (2.76%) rkt
18 13 (2.11%) ZABBIX
19 12 (1.95%) Host Intrusion Detection System
19 12 (1.95%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 79 (12.82%) Oracle
2 73 (11.85%) Red Hat
3 64 (10.39%) Microsoft
4 52 (8.44%) Black Duck
5 31 (5.03%) VMware
6 30 (4.87%) IBM
7 27 (4.38%) Atlassian
8 16 (2.60%) Hortonworks
9 15 (2.44%) Google
10 13 (2.11%) Dynatrace
11 8 (1.30%) HP
11 8 (1.30%) Splunk
12 7 (1.14%) SaltStack
12 7 (1.14%) Talend
13 6 (0.97%) Cloudera
13 6 (0.97%) Pega
14 5 (0.81%) SAP
15 4 (0.65%) BMC
15 4 (0.65%) EMC
15 4 (0.65%) Salesforce.com