Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 381 523 709
Rank change year-on-year +142 +186 +109
Contract jobs citing GitLab 710 403 182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.67% 0.39% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.16% 2.10% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 245 114
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £489
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.30% -0.26%
10th Percentile £363 £356 £363
90th Percentile £675 £625 £559
UK excluding London median daily rate £511 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +13.61% -5.26% -4.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 22,483 19,194 16,900
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.33% 18.59% 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,447 13,400 11,331
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 £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 272 245
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £30.00 £29.00 £22.51
90th Percentile £53.75 £61.90 £55.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GitLab in the UK

GitLab
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing GitLab.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 13 December 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 +159 667 £525 +5.00% 114
UK excluding London +66 356 £511 +13.61% 83
London +151 337 £525 - 38
North of England +92 157 £500 +15.61% 32
South East -22 75 £600 +50.00% 13
North West +13 70 £525 +21.39% 12
North East +50 62 £500 +11.11% 10
Midlands +5 47 £600 +6.67% 15
East of England +41 46 £528 +4.46% 3
West Midlands -9 43 £600 +6.67% 7
Yorkshire +21 31 £500 +21.21% 10
Scotland -38 23 £400 -11.11% 6
South West -39 10 £438 +4.17% 13
East Midlands +13 8 £600 - 8
Wales -16 3 £481 - 1

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 365 (51.41%) Jenkins
2 357 (50.28%) Agile Software Development
3 348 (49.01%) Linux
4 335 (47.18%) DevOps
5 329 (46.34%) Amazon AWS
6 317 (44.65%) Docker
7 313 (44.08%) Ansible
8 302 (42.54%) Puppet
9 282 (39.72%) Git (software)
10 261 (36.76%) Java
11 218 (30.70%) Kubernetes
12 210 (29.58%) Python
13 209 (29.44%) GitHub
14 195 (27.46%) Continuous Integration
15 192 (27.04%) Terraform
16 147 (20.70%) Security Cleared
17 146 (20.56%) Configuration Management
18 141 (19.86%) JIRA
19 140 (19.72%) Microsoft Azure
20 138 (19.44%) PostgreSQL
21 137 (19.30%) Oracle
22 134 (18.87%) Bash Shell
22 134 (18.87%) Microservices
23 132 (18.59%) MySQL
24 129 (18.17%) JavaScript
25 126 (17.75%) TDD
26 122 (17.18%) Scrum
27 120 (16.90%) Open Source
28 118 (16.62%) SC Cleared
29 117 (16.48%) SQL

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 84 (11.83%) Confluence
2 68 (9.58%) Tomcat
3 63 (8.87%) WebSphere
4 62 (8.73%) WebLogic
5 61 (8.59%) OpenStack
6 45 (6.34%) nginx
7 44 (6.20%) Elasticsearch
8 34 (4.79%) Apache Spark
9 25 (3.52%) SharePoint
10 20 (2.82%) Documentum
11 19 (2.68%) Apache
12 13 (1.83%) CMS
12 13 (1.83%) WordPress
13 11 (1.55%) MS Exchange
14 8 (1.13%) IIS
15 7 (0.99%) Apache Solr
15 7 (0.99%) Cloud Foundry
15 7 (0.99%) JBoss
16 6 (0.85%) Drupal
17 4 (0.56%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 9 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.42%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (0.85%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.14%) SAP MDG
2 1 (0.14%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 329 (46.34%) Amazon AWS
2 209 (29.44%) GitHub
3 140 (19.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 87 (12.25%) Amazon S3
5 80 (11.27%) Amazon EC2
6 58 (8.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 57 (8.03%) Google Cloud Platform
8 55 (7.75%) Route 53
9 46 (6.48%) Amazon ELB
10 45 (6.34%) AWS CloudFormation
11 37 (5.21%) Heroku
12 36 (5.07%) Serverless
13 35 (4.93%) PaaS
14 31 (4.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 31 (4.37%) AWS Lambda
15 27 (3.80%) IaaS
16 26 (3.66%) Amazon SQS
17 22 (3.10%) SaaS
18 21 (2.96%) npm
19 17 (2.39%) Quay.io
Communications & Networking
1 73 (10.28%) HTTP
2 57 (8.03%) DNS
3 46 (6.48%) TCP/IP
4 45 (6.34%) SSL
5 33 (4.65%) Firewall
6 30 (4.23%) FTP
7 22 (3.10%) DSL
8 15 (2.11%) VPN
9 13 (1.83%) ICMP
10 9 (1.27%) Network Security
11 7 (0.99%) Internet
12 6 (0.85%) Intrusion Detection
13 5 (0.70%) Kerberos
14 4 (0.56%) Junos
14 4 (0.56%) NAS
14 4 (0.56%) SAN
15 3 (0.42%) BIG-IP
15 3 (0.42%) HTTPS
15 3 (0.42%) SSH
15 3 (0.42%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (19.44%) PostgreSQL
2 132 (18.59%) MySQL
3 96 (13.52%) NoSQL
4 91 (12.82%) MongoDB
5 67 (9.44%) Apache Cassandra
6 53 (7.46%) SQL Server
7 34 (4.79%) Hadoop
8 33 (4.65%) Big Data
9 21 (2.96%) Amazon RDS
9 21 (2.96%) Redis
10 18 (2.54%) Oracle Database
11 16 (2.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 14 (1.97%) Relational Database
13 13 (1.83%) Apache Hive
14 12 (1.69%) Azure SQL Database
15 10 (1.41%) Spotfire
16 9 (1.27%) Amazon Aurora
16 9 (1.27%) Neo4j
16 9 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
17 8 (1.13%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 365 (51.41%) Jenkins
2 282 (39.72%) Git (software)
3 141 (19.86%) JIRA
4 104 (14.65%) Artifactory
5 85 (11.97%) Maven
6 82 (11.55%) SonarQube
7 80 (11.27%) Sonatype Nexus
8 72 (10.14%) Selenium
9 65 (9.15%) Cucumber
10 50 (7.04%) NUnit
11 49 (6.90%) MSTest
12 44 (6.20%) JUnit
13 36 (5.07%) Octopus Deploy
13 36 (5.07%) WebDriver
14 33 (4.65%) gulp
15 32 (4.51%) Gradle
16 30 (4.23%) Visual Studio Team System
17 29 (4.08%) Bitbucket
18 21 (2.96%) git-flow
19 20 (2.82%) TeamCity
General
1 51 (7.18%) Finance
2 30 (4.23%) Banking
3 15 (2.11%) Manufacturing
3 15 (2.11%) Marketing
4 12 (1.69%) Telecoms
5 10 (1.41%) Publishing
6 7 (0.99%) Electronics
6 7 (0.99%) Retail
7 6 (0.85%) Games
7 6 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (0.70%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.56%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.42%) Law
11 2 (0.28%) Advertising
11 2 (0.28%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.28%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.14%) Back Office
12 1 (0.14%) Billing
12 1 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 225 (31.69%) Developer
2 222 (31.27%) DevOps Engineer
3 125 (17.61%) Java Developer
4 54 (7.61%) AWS Engineer
5 53 (7.46%) AWS DevOps
6 52 (7.32%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 37 (5.21%) Senior DevOps
7 37 (5.21%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 26 (3.66%) Architect
8 26 (3.66%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 26 (3.66%) Systems Engineer
9 23 (3.24%) Automation Tester
9 23 (3.24%) Tester
10 21 (2.96%) Cloud Engineer
10 21 (2.96%) Full Stack Developer
10 21 (2.96%) Senior Developer
11 18 (2.54%) Agile Developer
12 17 (2.39%) Cloud Developer
13 16 (2.25%) Lead Developer
14 15 (2.11%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (12.11%) REST
2 84 (11.83%) Spring
3 80 (11.27%) Elastic Stack
4 79 (11.13%) HTML
5 73 (10.28%) CSS
6 62 (8.73%) HTML5
7 61 (8.59%) AngularJS
8 59 (8.31%) Spring Boot
9 55 (7.75%) Node.js
10 54 (7.61%) Kafka
11 51 (7.18%) Web Services
12 50 (7.04%) SOAP
13 37 (5.21%) React
14 35 (4.93%) OAuth
14 35 (4.93%) OAuth2
15 32 (4.51%) YAML
16 31 (4.37%) RabbitMQ
17 30 (4.23%) Gherkin
17 30 (4.23%) XML
18 28 (3.94%) Dropwizard
Miscellaneous
1 29 (4.08%) Management Information System
1 29 (4.08%) Public Cloud
2 24 (3.38%) Mobile App
3 20 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (2.82%) Hybrid Cloud
4 18 (2.54%) Private Cloud
5 16 (2.25%) Data Centre
5 16 (2.25%) User Experience
6 13 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
7 10 (1.41%) Clustering
8 8 (1.13%) Fintech
8 8 (1.13%) PKI
9 7 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (0.85%) iPad
10 6 (0.85%) Self-Motivation
11 5 (0.70%) Linux Command Line
11 5 (0.70%) Online Banking
12 4 (0.56%) Grid Computing
13 3 (0.42%) Fixed Income
13 3 (0.42%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 348 (49.01%) Linux
2 116 (16.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 92 (12.96%) CentOS
4 75 (10.56%) Windows
5 53 (7.46%) Unix
6 36 (5.07%) CoreOS
7 28 (3.94%) Ubuntu
8 20 (2.82%) Windows Server
9 16 (2.25%) Android
10 12 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (1.27%) Apple iOS
11 9 (1.27%) Solaris
12 5 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.28%) Debian
13 2 (0.28%) VMS
14 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 357 (50.28%) Agile Software Development
2 335 (47.18%) DevOps
3 195 (27.46%) Continuous Integration
4 146 (20.56%) Configuration Management
5 134 (18.87%) Microservices
6 126 (17.75%) TDD
7 122 (17.18%) Scrum
8 120 (16.90%) Open Source
9 107 (15.07%) Test Automation
10 82 (11.55%) BDD
11 75 (10.56%) Software Engineering
12 62 (8.73%) OO
13 53 (7.46%) Kanban
14 51 (7.18%) ITIL
15 49 (6.90%) Waterfall
16 47 (6.62%) Coaching
16 47 (6.62%) Migration
17 46 (6.48%) OWASP
18 44 (6.20%) Analytics
19 41 (5.77%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 261 (36.76%) Java
2 210 (29.58%) Python
3 134 (18.87%) Bash Shell
4 129 (18.17%) JavaScript
5 117 (16.48%) SQL
6 68 (9.58%) Ruby
7 57 (8.03%) Java 8
8 47 (6.62%) Go
9 41 (5.77%) ES6
10 37 (5.21%) TypeScript
11 23 (3.24%) Perl
12 22 (3.10%) PHP
13 16 (2.25%) Groovy
13 16 (2.25%) Shell Script
14 14 (1.97%) C#
14 14 (1.97%) PowerShell
15 12 (1.69%) Scala
16 11 (1.55%) C
17 10 (1.41%) PL/SQL
18 8 (1.13%) Cypher
Qualifications
1 147 (20.70%) Security Cleared
2 118 (16.62%) SC Cleared
3 18 (2.54%) Degree
4 14 (1.97%) DV Cleared
5 8 (1.13%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (0.70%) AWS Certification
7 5 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.56%) CEH
8 4 (0.56%) CISM
8 4 (0.56%) CISSP
8 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.42%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.42%) MCSA
10 2 (0.28%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.28%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.28%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.28%) PMP
10 2 (0.28%) RHCSA
11 1 (0.14%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (7.18%) QA
2 7 (0.99%) GDPR
3 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.14%) FedRAMP
3 1 (0.14%) FISMA
3 1 (0.14%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.14%) PMO
3 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 317 (44.65%) Docker
2 28 (3.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (3.24%) Active Directory
4 21 (2.96%) Ceph
4 21 (2.96%) GlusterFS
5 20 (2.82%) etcd
5 20 (2.82%) flannel
5 20 (2.82%) SkyDNS
6 15 (2.11%) Virtual Machines
7 13 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (1.55%) Oracle RAC
8 11 (1.55%) XenApp
8 11 (1.55%) XenDesktop
9 8 (1.13%) Xen
10 7 (0.99%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 7 (0.99%) HDFS
10 7 (0.99%) VMware NSX
11 6 (0.85%) VirtualBox
12 5 (0.70%) Virtual Desktop
13 3 (0.42%) KVM
Systems Management
1 313 (44.08%) Ansible
2 302 (42.54%) Puppet
3 218 (30.70%) Kubernetes
4 192 (27.04%) Terraform
5 106 (14.93%) Opscode Chef
6 92 (12.96%) Prometheus
7 53 (7.46%) Grafana
8 51 (7.18%) Packer
9 44 (6.20%) Docker Swarm
10 42 (5.92%) Rancher
11 35 (4.93%) Sysdig
12 32 (4.51%) HAProxy
13 25 (3.52%) Graphite
13 25 (3.52%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 25 (3.52%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 25 (3.52%) rkt
14 23 (3.24%) ZABBIX
15 18 (2.54%) Kibana
16 14 (1.97%) vMotion
17 13 (1.83%) Consul
Vendors
1 137 (19.30%) Oracle
2 93 (13.10%) Red Hat
3 75 (10.56%) Microsoft
4 66 (9.30%) Black Duck
5 42 (5.92%) VMware
6 27 (3.80%) Atlassian
7 25 (3.52%) Google
8 21 (2.96%) Splunk
9 20 (2.82%) Pega
10 16 (2.25%) Dynatrace
11 15 (2.11%) HP
12 12 (1.69%) IBM
13 11 (1.55%) 3PAR
13 11 (1.55%) BMC
13 11 (1.55%) EMC
13 11 (1.55%) New Relic
14 9 (1.27%) SAP
14 9 (1.27%) Talend
15 8 (1.13%) Hortonworks
16 7 (0.99%) SaltStack