Period
to 23 April 2019

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 23 April 2019 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
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 347 494 664
Rank change year-on-year +147 +170 +81
Contract jobs citing GitLab 670 420 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.70% 0.42% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.41% 2.15% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 272 96
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +16.67% -8.16%
10th Percentile £394 £364 £303
90th Percentile £675 £638 £556
UK excluding London median daily rate £503 £475 £400
% change year-on-year +5.79% +18.75% -23.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
UK median hourly rate - £25.00 -
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 19,648 19,518 15,426
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.63% 19.31% 16.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,233 13,517 10,373
UK median daily rate £480 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +11.76% +1.80%
10th Percentile £328 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 218 306
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +2.41% -2.24%
10th Percentile £25.44 £28.70 £21.63
90th Percentile £55.00 £67.25 £54.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year +3.53% +3.66% -2.38%

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 23 April 2019.

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 23 April 2019. 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 +151 638 £550 +4.76% 34
UK excluding London +107 339 £503 +5.79% 27
London +117 320 £555 +5.71% 7
North of England +126 167 £525 +16.67% 2
North West +58 80 £550 +15.79% 1
Midlands +18 56 £525 -4.55% 9
South East -18 54 £438 -12.50% 12
North East +51 51 £500 +11.11%
West Midlands -1 51 £556 +1.09% 5
Yorkshire +41 37 £550 +33.33% 1
East of England +30 23 £590 +12.49% 2
Scotland +10 21 £413 -8.33%
South West -26 11 £465 +3.33% 2
Wales -1 7 £425 -22.73%
East Midlands +21 5 £381 - 4

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, 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.

1 410 (61.19%) DevOps
2 384 (57.31%) Jenkins
3 373 (55.67%) Amazon AWS
4 304 (45.37%) Docker
5 301 (44.93%) Java
6 292 (43.58%) Kubernetes
7 285 (42.54%) Agile Software Development
8 270 (40.30%) Linux
8 270 (40.30%) Ansible
9 264 (39.40%) Terraform
10 263 (39.25%) Git (software)
11 229 (34.18%) Python
12 211 (31.49%) Puppet
13 182 (27.16%) GitHub
14 180 (26.87%) JavaScript
15 166 (24.78%) Continuous Integration
16 164 (24.48%) Artifactory
17 163 (24.33%) Microservices
18 160 (23.88%) Microsoft Azure
19 157 (23.43%) JIRA
20 136 (20.30%) Spring
21 127 (18.96%) Configuration Management
22 126 (18.81%) PostgreSQL
23 120 (17.91%) Security Cleared
23 120 (17.91%) Node.js
24 119 (17.76%) Bash Shell
24 119 (17.76%) SQL
25 117 (17.46%) Software Engineering
26 114 (17.01%) HTML
27 107 (15.97%) Web Services

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 96 (14.33%) Confluence
2 42 (6.27%) Elasticsearch
3 40 (5.97%) nginx
4 22 (3.28%) Apache Spark
5 20 (2.99%) Documentum
5 20 (2.99%) Tomcat
6 18 (2.69%) WebSphere
7 16 (2.39%) OpenStack
8 12 (1.79%) Cloud Foundry
9 11 (1.64%) CMS
9 11 (1.64%) Drupal
10 10 (1.49%) Apache
11 9 (1.34%) SharePoint
12 8 (1.19%) WebLogic
13 7 (1.04%) IIS
13 7 (1.04%) MS Exchange
14 6 (0.90%) Apache Solr
14 6 (0.90%) Oracle Workflow
15 5 (0.75%) JBoss
16 4 (0.60%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (0.60%) InVision
1 4 (0.60%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.90%) assyst
2 2 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.15%) Fredhopper
3 1 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 373 (55.67%) Amazon AWS
2 182 (27.16%) GitHub
3 160 (23.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 97 (14.48%) Amazon S3
5 93 (13.88%) Amazon EC2
6 74 (11.04%) Serverless
7 63 (9.40%) AWS Lambda
8 60 (8.96%) AWS CloudFormation
9 49 (7.31%) Amazon SQS
10 48 (7.16%) Google Cloud Platform
11 41 (6.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 37 (5.52%) Amazon ELB
12 37 (5.52%) Route 53
13 31 (4.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 31 (4.63%) OpenShift
14 30 (4.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 21 (3.13%) PaaS
16 16 (2.39%) Cloud Computing
16 16 (2.39%) npm
17 14 (2.09%) Quay.io
Communications & Networking
1 60 (8.96%) HTTP
2 35 (5.22%) TCP/IP
3 32 (4.78%) DNS
4 25 (3.73%) SSL
5 21 (3.13%) FTP
6 12 (1.79%) VPN
7 11 (1.64%) DSL
8 8 (1.19%) Firewall
8 8 (1.19%) Network Security
9 5 (0.75%) ICMP
10 4 (0.60%) Kerberos
11 3 (0.45%) SSH
12 2 (0.30%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.30%) Internet
12 2 (0.30%) SMTP
13 1 (0.15%) BGP
13 1 (0.15%) BIG-IP
13 1 (0.15%) DHCP
13 1 (0.15%) OSPF
13 1 (0.15%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (18.81%) PostgreSQL
2 94 (14.03%) MongoDB
3 75 (11.19%) NoSQL
4 69 (10.30%) MySQL
5 62 (9.25%) Apache Cassandra
6 54 (8.06%) Big Data
7 43 (6.42%) Amazon RDS
8 42 (6.27%) Hadoop
9 39 (5.82%) SQL Server
10 35 (5.22%) Amazon Redshift
11 26 (3.88%) Redis
12 22 (3.28%) Relational Database
13 16 (2.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 14 (2.09%) Amazon Athena
14 14 (2.09%) RDBMS
15 10 (1.49%) HBase
16 9 (1.34%) BigQuery
17 6 (0.90%) Pentaho
18 5 (0.75%) Apache Hive
18 5 (0.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 384 (57.31%) Jenkins
2 263 (39.25%) Git (software)
3 164 (24.48%) Artifactory
4 157 (23.43%) JIRA
5 98 (14.63%) Maven
5 98 (14.63%) SonarQube
6 86 (12.84%) Sonatype Nexus
7 61 (9.10%) Cucumber
8 58 (8.66%) gulp
9 38 (5.67%) Selenium
10 37 (5.52%) Bitbucket
11 27 (4.03%) Gradle
12 24 (3.58%) Travis CI
13 21 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
14 20 (2.99%) CircleCI
14 20 (2.99%) Subversion
15 18 (2.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 18 (2.69%) Jasmine
16 17 (2.54%) Mockito
16 17 (2.54%) TeamCity
General
1 84 (12.54%) Finance
2 17 (2.54%) Banking
2 17 (2.54%) Retail
3 7 (1.04%) Telecoms
4 6 (0.90%) Financial Institution
5 4 (0.60%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.45%) Marketing
6 3 (0.45%) Publishing
6 3 (0.45%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.15%) Advertising
7 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.15%) Brand Awareness
7 1 (0.15%) Electronics
7 1 (0.15%) Front Office
7 1 (0.15%) Games
7 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.15%) Law
7 1 (0.15%) Legal
7 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.15%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 249 (37.16%) DevOps Engineer
2 227 (33.88%) Developer
3 114 (17.01%) AWS Engineer
4 94 (14.03%) Java Developer
5 83 (12.39%) AWS DevOps
6 76 (11.34%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 44 (6.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 41 (6.12%) AWS Developer
9 39 (5.82%) JavaScript Developer
10 35 (5.22%) Angular Developer
10 35 (5.22%) Cloud Engineer
11 33 (4.93%) Full Stack Developer
11 33 (4.93%) Senior Developer
12 32 (4.78%) Senior DevOps
12 32 (4.78%) Software Engineer
13 30 (4.48%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 27 (4.03%) Systems Engineer
14 27 (4.03%) UI Developer
15 26 (3.88%) Kubernetes Engineer
16 24 (3.58%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (20.30%) Spring
2 120 (17.91%) Node.js
3 114 (17.01%) HTML
4 107 (15.97%) Web Services
5 104 (15.52%) CSS
6 99 (14.78%) Elastic Stack
7 94 (14.03%) Spring Boot
8 83 (12.39%) HTML5
9 81 (12.09%) REST
10 79 (11.79%) AngularJS
11 72 (10.75%) Kafka
12 62 (9.25%) Dropwizard
13 48 (7.16%) SOAP
14 44 (6.57%) React
15 43 (6.42%) CSS3
16 42 (6.27%) Express
17 41 (6.12%) J2EE
17 41 (6.12%) Mongoose
18 38 (5.67%) Hibernate
19 37 (5.52%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (5.22%) User Experience
2 26 (3.88%) Public Cloud
3 25 (3.73%) Hybrid Cloud
4 18 (2.69%) Data Centre
5 16 (2.39%) Fintech
5 16 (2.39%) Management Information System
6 12 (1.79%) Cloud Native
6 12 (1.79%) Mobile App
7 10 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (1.49%) Enterprise Cloud
8 9 (1.34%) Self-Motivation
9 8 (1.19%) Linux Command Line
10 7 (1.04%) Online Banking
11 5 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (0.60%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.60%) Digital Media
12 4 (0.60%) Greenfield Project
13 3 (0.45%) Fixed Income
13 3 (0.45%) PKI
13 3 (0.45%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 270 (40.30%) Linux
2 96 (14.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 77 (11.49%) Windows
4 47 (7.01%) Unix
5 34 (5.07%) CentOS
6 25 (3.73%) CoreOS
7 23 (3.43%) Windows Server
8 17 (2.54%) Ubuntu
9 14 (2.09%) Android
9 14 (2.09%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (1.49%) Apple iOS
11 7 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.15%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 410 (61.19%) DevOps
2 285 (42.54%) Agile Software Development
3 166 (24.78%) Continuous Integration
4 163 (24.33%) Microservices
5 127 (18.96%) Configuration Management
6 117 (17.46%) Software Engineering
7 103 (15.37%) Open Source
8 92 (13.73%) TDD
9 86 (12.84%) Test Automation
10 70 (10.45%) BDD
11 65 (9.70%) Scrum
12 56 (8.36%) Deployment Automation
12 56 (8.36%) Front End Development
13 49 (7.31%) Web Development
14 39 (5.82%) Problem-Solving
14 39 (5.82%) Release Management
15 38 (5.67%) ITIL
16 37 (5.52%) Kanban
17 34 (5.07%) Infrastructure Monitoring
18 30 (4.48%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 301 (44.93%) Java
2 229 (34.18%) Python
3 180 (26.87%) JavaScript
4 119 (17.76%) Bash Shell
4 119 (17.76%) SQL
5 78 (11.64%) Ruby
6 61 (9.10%) Java 8
7 48 (7.16%) TypeScript
8 46 (6.87%) ES6
9 45 (6.72%) Go
10 24 (3.58%) PowerShell
11 22 (3.28%) Perl
12 21 (3.13%) Groovy
12 21 (3.13%) Shell Script
13 12 (1.79%) PHP
14 10 (1.49%) ES7
15 9 (1.34%) C
16 8 (1.19%) C#
16 8 (1.19%) Scala
17 7 (1.04%) C++
Qualifications
1 120 (17.91%) Security Cleared
2 104 (15.52%) SC Cleared
3 17 (2.54%) AWS Certification
4 16 (2.39%) BPSS Clearance
5 15 (2.24%) Degree
6 11 (1.64%) DV Cleared
7 8 (1.19%) CCA
7 8 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (0.75%) DBS Check
9 4 (0.60%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.45%) RHCSA
11 1 (0.15%) ISEB
11 1 (0.15%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.28%) QA
2 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.15%) FedRAMP
2 1 (0.15%) FISMA
2 1 (0.15%) GDPR
2 1 (0.15%) HIPAA
2 1 (0.15%) WAI
System Software
1 304 (45.37%) Docker
2 33 (4.93%) Active Directory
3 18 (2.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (2.54%) etcd
4 17 (2.54%) flannel
4 17 (2.54%) SkyDNS
5 15 (2.24%) Ceph
5 15 (2.24%) GlusterFS
6 8 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (1.04%) XenApp
7 7 (1.04%) XenDesktop
8 6 (0.90%) HDFS
8 6 (0.90%) vSphere
8 6 (0.90%) Xen
9 5 (0.75%) Squid
9 5 (0.75%) Virtual Desktop
10 4 (0.60%) Cygwin
11 3 (0.45%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 292 (43.58%) Kubernetes
2 270 (40.30%) Ansible
3 264 (39.40%) Terraform
4 211 (31.49%) Puppet
5 71 (10.60%) Prometheus
6 56 (8.36%) Opscode Chef
7 49 (7.31%) Packer
8 42 (6.27%) Grafana
9 38 (5.67%) Docker Swarm
10 36 (5.37%) Sysdig
11 27 (4.03%) Rancher
12 25 (3.73%) HAProxy
13 24 (3.58%) Graphite
14 21 (3.13%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 21 (3.13%) Network Intrusion Detection System
15 20 (2.99%) rkt
16 17 (2.54%) SCCM
16 17 (2.54%) ZABBIX
17 16 (2.39%) Kibana
18 13 (1.94%) logstash
Vendors
1 82 (12.24%) Microsoft
2 74 (11.04%) Oracle
3 43 (6.42%) Atlassian
4 30 (4.48%) Red Hat
5 29 (4.33%) Google
6 26 (3.88%) Splunk
7 25 (3.73%) Black Duck
8 24 (3.58%) Cloudera
9 23 (3.43%) New Relic
10 19 (2.84%) Pega
11 18 (2.69%) VMware
12 17 (2.54%) Hortonworks
13 16 (2.39%) Dynatrace
14 14 (2.09%) Citrix
15 10 (1.49%) EMC
16 8 (1.19%) AppDynamics
16 8 (1.19%) BMC
16 8 (1.19%) SaltStack
17 7 (1.04%) HP
17 7 (1.04%) McAfee