Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 438 539 716
Rank change year-on-year +101 +177 +133
Contract jobs citing GitLab 545 342 200
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.53% 0.36% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.60% 1.98% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 192 111
UK median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £325 £350 £363
90th Percentile £675 £600 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £415 £488
% change year-on-year +20.48% -14.87% +14.71%
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 20,973 17,265 17,087
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.54% 18.01% 15.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,364 11,837 11,619
UK median daily rate £473 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £320 £310 £300
90th Percentile £613 £594 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +6.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 296 276
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +0.59% +12.67%
10th Percentile £26.55 £28.75 £26.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £58.13 £53.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year -0.59% +1.19% +9.80%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +110 498 £525 +5.00% 71
London +129 301 £525 - 25
UK excluding London -6 238 £500 +20.48% 48
South East -42 71 £575 +53.33% 20
North of England -6 58 £525 +22.09% 11
East of England +22 35 £512 -4.70% 5
Scotland -33 33 £425 +6.25% 2
North West -14 31 £525 +31.25% 5
South West +4 25 £450 +7.14% 7
North East +2 15 £525 -2.33% 1
Yorkshire -5 14 £425 -0.58% 5
Midlands -22 13 £600 +9.09% 3
West Midlands -31 13 £600 +9.09% 1
Wales -12 8 £550 -
East Midlands -7 4 £600 - 2

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 302 (55.41%) Agile Software Development
2 296 (54.31%) Git (software)
3 284 (52.11%) Jenkins
4 273 (50.09%) Amazon AWS
5 262 (48.07%) DevOps
6 254 (46.61%) Docker
7 252 (46.24%) Linux
8 210 (38.53%) Ansible
9 208 (38.17%) GitHub
10 199 (36.51%) Java
11 179 (32.84%) Puppet
12 175 (32.11%) Kubernetes
13 170 (31.19%) Python
14 156 (28.62%) Continuous Integration
15 128 (23.49%) TDD
16 124 (22.75%) JavaScript
17 118 (21.65%) Scrum
18 117 (21.47%) PostgreSQL
18 117 (21.47%) Test Automation
19 111 (20.37%) MySQL
20 107 (19.63%) Microsoft Azure
21 104 (19.08%) Security Cleared
22 102 (18.72%) Bash Shell
22 102 (18.72%) Configuration Management
22 102 (18.72%) Terraform
23 100 (18.35%) Ruby
24 95 (17.43%) JIRA
25 91 (16.70%) Microservices
26 89 (16.33%) BDD
27 83 (15.23%) Maven

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 55 (10.09%) OpenStack
1 55 (10.09%) Tomcat
2 53 (9.72%) WebLogic
3 52 (9.54%) Elasticsearch
4 50 (9.17%) WebSphere
5 47 (8.62%) Apache Spark
6 46 (8.44%) Confluence
7 39 (7.16%) Cloud Foundry
8 34 (6.24%) nginx
9 31 (5.69%) Apache
10 15 (2.75%) SharePoint
11 13 (2.39%) CMS
11 13 (2.39%) Drupal
12 11 (2.02%) JBoss
13 10 (1.83%) WordPress
14 9 (1.65%) IIS
15 7 (1.28%) Jetty
16 6 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
16 6 (1.10%) Oracle Service Bus
17 5 (0.92%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 8 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 7 (1.28%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (1.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.92%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 273 (50.09%) Amazon AWS
2 208 (38.17%) GitHub
3 107 (19.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 68 (12.48%) Heroku
5 52 (9.54%) Google Cloud Platform
6 49 (8.99%) npm
7 37 (6.79%) Amazon S3
8 36 (6.61%) Amazon EC2
9 30 (5.50%) IBM Cloud
10 23 (4.22%) OpenShift
11 20 (3.67%) Amazon ELB
12 19 (3.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 15 (2.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 15 (2.75%) PaaS
14 14 (2.57%) Serverless
15 13 (2.39%) AWS CloudFormation
15 13 (2.39%) Route 53
16 11 (2.02%) AWS Lambda
17 10 (1.83%) AWS Fargate
17 10 (1.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 53 (9.72%) HTTP
2 44 (8.07%) DNS
3 41 (7.52%) SSL
4 37 (6.79%) FTP
4 37 (6.79%) TCP/IP
5 18 (3.30%) Intrusion Detection
6 13 (2.39%) Firewall
7 10 (1.83%) VPN
8 9 (1.65%) SAN
9 6 (1.10%) Network Security
10 5 (0.92%) NAS
10 5 (0.92%) OpenVPN
11 4 (0.73%) DSL
11 4 (0.73%) Kerberos
11 4 (0.73%) Reverse Proxy
12 3 (0.55%) Internet
13 2 (0.37%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (0.37%) OpenLDAP
13 2 (0.37%) SMS
13 2 (0.37%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (21.47%) PostgreSQL
2 111 (20.37%) MySQL
3 78 (14.31%) NoSQL
4 68 (12.48%) MongoDB
5 39 (7.16%) Hadoop
6 38 (6.97%) Big Data
7 37 (6.79%) Apache Cassandra
8 17 (3.12%) Redis
8 17 (3.12%) SQL Server
9 14 (2.57%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (2.39%) Apache Hive
11 11 (2.02%) Oracle Database
11 11 (2.02%) Relational Database
12 9 (1.65%) Impala
13 7 (1.28%) DB2
14 6 (1.10%) RDBMS
15 5 (0.92%) Cloudera CDH
15 5 (0.92%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 5 (0.92%) Parquet
15 5 (0.92%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 296 (54.31%) Git (software)
2 284 (52.11%) Jenkins
3 95 (17.43%) JIRA
4 83 (15.23%) Maven
5 81 (14.86%) Sonatype Nexus
6 79 (14.50%) Artifactory
7 65 (11.93%) SonarQube
8 40 (7.34%) NUnit
8 40 (7.34%) Selenium
9 39 (7.16%) MSTest
10 38 (6.97%) Ant
10 38 (6.97%) Gerrit
11 31 (5.69%) Cucumber
12 30 (5.50%) gulp
13 29 (5.32%) Gradle
14 24 (4.40%) WebDriver
15 19 (3.49%) Gatling
15 19 (3.49%) JUnit
15 19 (3.49%) Travis CI
16 18 (3.30%) Zephyr
General
1 48 (8.81%) Finance
2 42 (7.71%) Banking
3 14 (2.57%) Manufacturing
4 9 (1.65%) Marketing
4 9 (1.65%) Retail
5 8 (1.47%) Electronics
5 8 (1.47%) Financial Institution
5 8 (1.47%) Telecoms
6 5 (0.92%) Publishing
7 4 (0.73%) Aerospace
7 4 (0.73%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.37%) Advertising
8 2 (0.37%) Games
9 1 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.18%) Digital Economy
9 1 (0.18%) Law
9 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 192 (35.23%) Developer
2 188 (34.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 87 (15.96%) Java Developer
4 57 (10.46%) Senior DevOps
4 57 (10.46%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 45 (8.26%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 35 (6.42%) AWS Engineer
7 30 (5.50%) AWS DevOps
8 29 (5.32%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 24 (4.40%) Tester
10 23 (4.22%) Automation Tester
11 21 (3.85%) Agile Developer
11 21 (3.85%) Full Stack Developer
12 19 (3.49%) Senior Developer
13 16 (2.94%) Architect
14 15 (2.75%) Agile Java Developer
14 15 (2.75%) JavaScript Developer
15 13 (2.39%) Drupal Developer
16 12 (2.20%) Ruby Developer
17 11 (2.02%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (15.23%) Node.js
2 78 (14.31%) AngularJS
2 78 (14.31%) Kafka
3 72 (13.21%) REST
4 70 (12.84%) HTML
5 66 (12.11%) HTML5
6 64 (11.74%) Elastic Stack
6 64 (11.74%) Spring
7 63 (11.56%) CSS
8 57 (10.46%) Spring Boot
9 49 (8.99%) SOAP
10 47 (8.62%) RabbitMQ
11 43 (7.89%) React
12 41 (7.52%) OAuth
13 40 (7.34%) OAuth2
14 29 (5.32%) Dropwizard
15 28 (5.14%) Web Services
16 24 (4.40%) Ember.js
16 24 (4.40%) Guice
16 24 (4.40%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (6.06%) iPad
2 13 (2.39%) Fintech
2 13 (2.39%) Mobile App
2 13 (2.39%) Public Cloud
3 12 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (2.20%) Credit Risk
4 9 (1.65%) Computer Science
4 9 (1.65%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (1.65%) Management Information System
4 9 (1.65%) Private Cloud
5 8 (1.47%) NHS
6 7 (1.28%) Clustering
6 7 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
7 6 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (1.10%) Mainframe
7 6 (1.10%) User Experience
8 5 (0.92%) PKI
8 5 (0.92%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (0.73%) Grid Computing
10 3 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 252 (46.24%) Linux
2 66 (12.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 63 (11.56%) CentOS
4 42 (7.71%) CoreOS
5 36 (6.61%) Unix
6 33 (6.06%) Windows
7 31 (5.69%) Ubuntu
8 11 (2.02%) Solaris
9 7 (1.28%) Android
9 7 (1.28%) Windows Server
10 6 (1.10%) Apple iOS
10 6 (1.10%) zOS
11 2 (0.37%) Debian
12 1 (0.18%) AIX
12 1 (0.18%) VMS
12 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 302 (55.41%) Agile Software Development
2 262 (48.07%) DevOps
3 156 (28.62%) Continuous Integration
4 128 (23.49%) TDD
5 118 (21.65%) Scrum
6 117 (21.47%) Test Automation
7 102 (18.72%) Configuration Management
8 91 (16.70%) Microservices
9 89 (16.33%) BDD
10 53 (9.72%) Open Source
11 45 (8.26%) OO
12 42 (7.71%) Continuous Delivery
12 42 (7.71%) E-Commerce
13 39 (7.16%) OWASP
13 39 (7.16%) Software Engineering
14 38 (6.97%) Deployment Automation
15 34 (6.24%) Security Hardening
16 32 (5.87%) ITIL
16 32 (5.87%) Migration
17 25 (4.59%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 199 (36.51%) Java
2 170 (31.19%) Python
3 124 (22.75%) JavaScript
4 102 (18.72%) Bash Shell
5 100 (18.35%) Ruby
6 66 (12.11%) SQL
7 57 (10.46%) Java 8
8 50 (9.17%) ES6
9 43 (7.89%) Groovy
10 27 (4.95%) PHP
11 26 (4.77%) TypeScript
12 25 (4.59%) Go
12 25 (4.59%) Perl
13 24 (4.40%) Scala
14 14 (2.57%) C#
15 13 (2.39%) C
16 8 (1.47%) Shell Script
17 7 (1.28%) PowerShell
18 4 (0.73%) PL/SQL
19 3 (0.55%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 104 (19.08%) Security Cleared
2 81 (14.86%) SC Cleared
3 14 (2.57%) Degree
4 6 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.73%) AWS Certification
6 4 (0.73%) CEH
6 4 (0.73%) CISM
6 4 (0.73%) CISSP
7 3 (0.55%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.55%) MCSA
7 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.37%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.37%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.37%) HND
9 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.18%) OCPJP
9 1 (0.18%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (8.44%) GCP
2 38 (6.97%) QA
3 13 (2.39%) PMO
4 8 (1.47%) GDPR
5 2 (0.37%) SLA
6 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 254 (46.61%) Docker
2 31 (5.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 16 (2.94%) Ceph
4 13 (2.39%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (1.83%) etcd
5 10 (1.83%) flannel
5 10 (1.83%) GlusterFS
5 10 (1.83%) SkyDNS
5 10 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (1.47%) HDFS
7 6 (1.10%) KVM
7 6 (1.10%) Xen
8 4 (0.73%) Active Directory
8 4 (0.73%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.55%) Squid
9 3 (0.55%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.18%) oVirt
10 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.18%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 210 (38.53%) Ansible
2 179 (32.84%) Puppet
3 175 (32.11%) Kubernetes
4 102 (18.72%) Terraform
5 71 (13.03%) Opscode Chef
6 49 (8.99%) Mesos
7 48 (8.81%) Prometheus
8 43 (7.89%) Consul
9 32 (5.87%) HAProxy
10 30 (5.50%) Docker Swarm
11 29 (5.32%) Kibana
12 26 (4.77%) Grafana
12 26 (4.77%) Sysdig
13 23 (4.22%) Packer
14 18 (3.30%) Graphite
15 17 (3.12%) logstash
16 16 (2.94%) Host Intrusion Detection System
16 16 (2.94%) Network Intrusion Detection System
17 15 (2.75%) rkt
18 13 (2.39%) Rancher
Vendors
1 72 (13.21%) Oracle
2 43 (7.89%) IBM
3 41 (7.52%) Red Hat
4 38 (6.97%) Atlassian
5 35 (6.42%) Microsoft
6 28 (5.14%) Hortonworks
7 25 (4.59%) Black Duck
8 17 (3.12%) VMware
9 15 (2.75%) Google
10 14 (2.57%) Cloudera
11 11 (2.02%) Dynatrace
12 8 (1.47%) SAP
13 7 (1.28%) SaltStack
13 7 (1.28%) Splunk
14 6 (1.10%) Talend
15 5 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
15 5 (0.92%) Tableau
16 3 (0.55%) CA
16 3 (0.55%) Sun
17 2 (0.37%) Informatica