Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 498 608 721
Rank change year-on-year +110 +113 +107
Contract jobs citing GitLab 424 240 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.26% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.14% 1.51% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 134 102
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £338 £341 £346
90th Percentile £638 £575 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £495
% change year-on-year +11.76% -14.14% +16.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.08% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - -

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 19,783 15,885 15,970
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.73% 17.34% 14.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,542 10,784 10,827
UK median daily rate £465 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.41% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £315 £300 £294
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 324 313
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
10th Percentile £26.50 £24.30 £28.00
90th Percentile £65.90 £57.50 £52.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50

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 24 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GitLab in the UK

GitLab
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing GitLab over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Contractor hourly 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 24 June 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 +89 380 £500 - 84
London +85 226 £525 - 43
UK excluding London +9 193 £475 +11.76% 45
South East -5 68 £413 +16.20% 11
North of England -32 35 £487 +10.74% 15
Scotland -43 27 £438 +9.38% 2
North West -14 25 £550 +33.33% 5
South West +23 19 £463 +54.17% 6
East of England +11 16 £475 -10.59% 5
Midlands -19 16 £525 -4.55% 4
West Midlands -17 15 £525 -4.55% 1
Wales - 12 £550 - 2
North East -16 6 £475 -0.05% 5
Yorkshire -19 4 £425 -1.16% 5
East Midlands -2 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 263 (62.03%) Git (software)
2 244 (57.55%) Agile Software Development
3 219 (51.65%) DevOps
4 215 (50.71%) Jenkins
5 210 (49.53%) Docker
6 194 (45.75%) Amazon AWS
7 188 (44.34%) Linux
8 156 (36.79%) Python
9 153 (36.08%) Ansible
10 152 (35.85%) GitHub
11 143 (33.73%) Java
12 140 (33.02%) Continuous Integration
13 131 (30.90%) Kubernetes
14 113 (26.65%) TDD
15 108 (25.47%) JavaScript
15 108 (25.47%) Puppet
16 105 (24.76%) Test Automation
17 95 (22.41%) PostgreSQL
18 93 (21.93%) Scrum
19 89 (20.99%) Bash Shell
20 87 (20.52%) Ruby
21 85 (20.05%) Configuration Management
22 82 (19.34%) JIRA
22 82 (19.34%) BDD
23 80 (18.87%) Node.js
24 72 (16.98%) Kafka
25 70 (16.51%) Microsoft Azure
25 70 (16.51%) Maven
26 69 (16.27%) MySQL
26 69 (16.27%) Microservices

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 44 (10.38%) Elasticsearch
2 43 (10.14%) Cloud Foundry
3 42 (9.91%) Apache Spark
4 38 (8.96%) Confluence
5 32 (7.55%) Apache
6 31 (7.31%) nginx
7 30 (7.08%) Tomcat
8 29 (6.84%) OpenStack
9 21 (4.95%) WebLogic
10 19 (4.48%) WebSphere
11 10 (2.36%) Drupal
11 10 (2.36%) Jetty
11 10 (2.36%) SharePoint
12 8 (1.89%) CMS
12 8 (1.89%) Mule ESB
12 8 (1.89%) WildFly
13 7 (1.65%) JBoss
13 7 (1.65%) Mongoose
14 6 (1.42%) IIS
15 5 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (2.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.89%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (1.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (1.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 194 (45.75%) Amazon AWS
2 152 (35.85%) GitHub
3 70 (16.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 57 (13.44%) Heroku
5 42 (9.91%) npm
6 41 (9.67%) Google Cloud Platform
7 27 (6.37%) IBM Cloud
8 20 (4.72%) OpenShift
9 16 (3.77%) Amazon S3
10 12 (2.83%) Amazon EC2
11 11 (2.59%) AWS CloudFormation
11 11 (2.59%) PaaS
12 8 (1.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 7 (1.65%) Serverless
14 5 (1.18%) Amazon EMR
14 5 (1.18%) IaaS
14 5 (1.18%) Quay.io
15 4 (0.94%) Amazon ELB
15 4 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
15 4 (0.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (8.02%) DNS
2 33 (7.78%) HTTP
3 31 (7.31%) SSL
4 30 (7.08%) FTP
4 30 (7.08%) TCP/IP
5 15 (3.54%) VPN
6 14 (3.30%) Intrusion Detection
7 13 (3.07%) Firewall
8 8 (1.89%) Reverse Proxy
9 6 (1.42%) OpenVPN
10 5 (1.18%) SAN
11 4 (0.94%) Kerberos
12 3 (0.71%) Network Security
13 2 (0.47%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (0.47%) Ethernet
13 2 (0.47%) FlexRay
13 2 (0.47%) NAS
13 2 (0.47%) OpenLDAP
13 2 (0.47%) tcpdump
13 2 (0.47%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (22.41%) PostgreSQL
2 69 (16.27%) MySQL
3 53 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 53 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 46 (10.85%) Hadoop
5 41 (9.67%) Big Data
6 19 (4.48%) Apache Hive
7 16 (3.77%) Redis
8 15 (3.54%) Impala
9 13 (3.07%) Apache Cassandra
10 12 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (2.59%) Relational Database
12 10 (2.36%) SQL Server
13 9 (2.12%) Oracle Database
14 7 (1.65%) Parquet
15 6 (1.42%) DB2
15 6 (1.42%) HBase
15 6 (1.42%) MariaDB
15 6 (1.42%) RDBMS
16 5 (1.18%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 263 (62.03%) Git (software)
2 215 (50.71%) Jenkins
3 82 (19.34%) JIRA
4 70 (16.51%) Maven
5 69 (16.27%) Sonatype Nexus
6 66 (15.57%) Artifactory
7 51 (12.03%) SonarQube
8 38 (8.96%) Gerrit
9 29 (6.84%) Ant
10 27 (6.37%) gulp
11 26 (6.13%) Gradle
12 24 (5.66%) Cucumber
13 23 (5.42%) Gatling
14 21 (4.95%) Selenium
15 20 (4.72%) TeamCity
16 18 (4.25%) Spock
17 16 (3.77%) Geb
18 15 (3.54%) Subversion
18 15 (3.54%) Zephyr
19 14 (3.30%) NUnit
General
1 49 (11.56%) Finance
2 40 (9.43%) Banking
3 11 (2.59%) Retail
4 9 (2.12%) Electronics
5 8 (1.89%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.89%) Marketing
5 8 (1.89%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.65%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.71%) Publishing
8 2 (0.47%) Automotive
9 1 (0.24%) Law
9 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 161 (37.97%) DevOps Engineer
2 142 (33.49%) Developer
3 51 (12.03%) Senior DevOps
4 50 (11.79%) Java Developer
5 49 (11.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 41 (9.67%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 27 (6.37%) AWS Engineer
8 24 (5.66%) Agile Developer
9 21 (4.95%) AWS DevOps
9 21 (4.95%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 19 (4.48%) Agile Java Developer
10 19 (4.48%) Full Stack Developer
11 18 (4.25%) Senior Developer
12 13 (3.07%) Scala Developer
12 13 (3.07%) Tester
13 12 (2.83%) Node.js Developer
14 11 (2.59%) Automation Tester
14 11 (2.59%) Cloud Engineer
14 11 (2.59%) Systems Engineer
15 10 (2.36%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (18.87%) Node.js
2 72 (16.98%) Kafka
3 67 (15.80%) AngularJS
4 65 (15.33%) REST
5 61 (14.39%) HTML
6 58 (13.68%) CSS
7 55 (12.97%) HTML5
7 55 (12.97%) Spring
8 49 (11.56%) Elastic Stack
9 47 (11.08%) Spring Boot
10 46 (10.85%) SOAP
11 41 (9.67%) RabbitMQ
12 34 (8.02%) React
13 31 (7.31%) OAuth
14 30 (7.08%) OAuth2
15 27 (6.37%) RESTful
16 26 (6.13%) Dropwizard
17 24 (5.66%) Web Services
18 20 (4.72%) Ember.js
18 20 (4.72%) Guice
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.84%) iPad
2 15 (3.54%) Computer Science
2 15 (3.54%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.36%) Credit Risk
5 9 (2.12%) Fintech
5 9 (2.12%) Linux Command Line
6 7 (1.65%) Clustering
6 7 (1.65%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.65%) NHS
7 6 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.42%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.42%) Public Cloud
8 5 (1.18%) Mainframe
8 5 (1.18%) Private Cloud
9 4 (0.94%) Algorithms
9 4 (0.94%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.71%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (0.47%) User Experience
12 1 (0.24%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 188 (44.34%) Linux
2 38 (8.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 36 (8.49%) CoreOS
4 29 (6.84%) CentOS
5 27 (6.37%) Unix
5 27 (6.37%) Windows
6 21 (4.95%) Ubuntu
7 9 (2.12%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.42%) Android
8 6 (1.42%) Solaris
9 5 (1.18%) zOS
10 4 (0.94%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.24%) AIX
11 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (57.55%) Agile Software Development
2 219 (51.65%) DevOps
3 140 (33.02%) Continuous Integration
4 113 (26.65%) TDD
5 105 (24.76%) Test Automation
6 93 (21.93%) Scrum
7 85 (20.05%) Configuration Management
8 82 (19.34%) BDD
9 69 (16.27%) Microservices
10 48 (11.32%) Continuous Delivery
11 44 (10.38%) Open Source
12 41 (9.67%) Software Engineering
13 38 (8.96%) E-Commerce
14 35 (8.25%) Deployment Automation
15 34 (8.02%) Security Hardening
16 31 (7.31%) OWASP
17 28 (6.60%) Data Science
18 27 (6.37%) Digital Transformation Programme
19 23 (5.42%) Business Intelligence
19 23 (5.42%) OO
Programming Languages
1 156 (36.79%) Python
2 143 (33.73%) Java
3 108 (25.47%) JavaScript
4 89 (20.99%) Bash Shell
5 87 (20.52%) Ruby
6 50 (11.79%) Groovy
7 45 (10.61%) Java 8
8 44 (10.38%) Scala
8 44 (10.38%) SQL
9 43 (10.14%) ES6
10 27 (6.37%) Perl
11 24 (5.66%) TypeScript
12 20 (4.72%) Go
13 19 (4.48%) PHP
14 11 (2.59%) C#
15 9 (2.12%) C
16 8 (1.89%) Shell Script
17 6 (1.42%) Apple Swift
18 5 (1.18%) F#
19 4 (0.94%) R
Qualifications
1 68 (16.04%) Security Cleared
2 54 (12.74%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.30%) Degree
4 11 (2.59%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (1.42%) Master's Degree
6 4 (0.94%) AWS Certification
6 4 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.47%) APMG
7 2 (0.47%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.24%) HND
8 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (7.55%) GCP
2 26 (6.13%) QA
3 12 (2.83%) PMO
4 4 (0.94%) GDPR
5 2 (0.47%) SLA
6 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 210 (49.53%) Docker
2 33 (7.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 18 (4.25%) Virtual Machines
4 14 (3.30%) Ceph
5 12 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (2.12%) Xen
7 8 (1.89%) HDFS
8 7 (1.65%) etcd
8 7 (1.65%) flannel
8 7 (1.65%) GlusterFS
8 7 (1.65%) KVM
8 7 (1.65%) SkyDNS
9 3 (0.71%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.24%) Active Directory
10 1 (0.24%) oVirt
10 1 (0.24%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 153 (36.08%) Ansible
2 131 (30.90%) Kubernetes
3 108 (25.47%) Puppet
4 57 (13.44%) Terraform
5 45 (10.61%) Opscode Chef
6 44 (10.38%) Mesos
7 36 (8.49%) Consul
8 34 (8.02%) HAProxy
9 29 (6.84%) Prometheus
10 28 (6.60%) Kibana
11 21 (4.95%) Docker Swarm
11 21 (4.95%) logstash
12 20 (4.72%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 20 (4.72%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 16 (3.77%) Sysdig
14 12 (2.83%) ZABBIX
15 11 (2.59%) Graphite
15 11 (2.59%) Packer
16 10 (2.36%) Oozie
17 9 (2.12%) Grafana
Vendors
1 39 (9.20%) IBM
2 38 (8.96%) Oracle
3 31 (7.31%) Atlassian
4 29 (6.84%) Hortonworks
5 23 (5.42%) Red Hat
6 22 (5.19%) Cloudera
6 22 (5.19%) Microsoft
7 19 (4.48%) VMware
8 18 (4.25%) Google
9 8 (1.89%) SAP
10 5 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (1.18%) Tableau
10 5 (1.18%) Talend
11 4 (0.94%) Dynatrace
11 4 (0.94%) Greenplum
11 4 (0.94%) SaltStack
11 4 (0.94%) Splunk
12 3 (0.71%) CA
13 2 (0.47%) CheckPoint
13 2 (0.47%) Cisco