Period
to 21 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 175 167 184
Rank change year-on-year -8 +17 -
Contract jobs citing GitLab 15 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.28% 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.79% 1.91% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 2
West Midlands median daily rate £525 £550 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +39.68% -
10th Percentile £428 £445 £369
90th Percentile £575 £585 £423
England median daily rate £506 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +1.25% +5.26% +21.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 - -
England median hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year -23.08% - -

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 838 627 863
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.14% 14.56% 15.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 528 405 478
West Midlands median daily rate £438 £403 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.70% +3.21% +11.43%
10th Percentile £311 £263 £252
90th Percentile £561 £550 £510
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 19
West Midlands median hourly rate £41.00 £32.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.15% -13.33% +14.50%
10th Percentile £17.71 £23.75 £19.20
90th Percentile £49.15 £41.31 £43.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +2.41% -2.35% +14.74%

GitLab
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing GitLab as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for GitLab in the West Midlands

GitLab
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing GitLab in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for GitLab in the West Midlands

GitLab
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GitLab in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GitLab in the West Midlands

GitLab
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GitLab within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 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
Shropshire -11 8 £550 +10.00%
Coventry - 3 £475 -
Birmingham -22 2 £500 -9.09%
Warwickshire - 2 - - 1
GitLab
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for GitLab.

1 11 (73.33%) DevOps
2 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) JIRA
3 9 (60.00%) Python
3 9 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 9 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (60.00%) Jenkins
4 8 (53.33%) GitHub
4 8 (53.33%) Confluence
4 8 (53.33%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (53.33%) Test Automation
4 8 (53.33%) Scrum
4 8 (53.33%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (46.67%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (46.67%) TDD
5 7 (46.67%) Windows
5 7 (46.67%) Linux
5 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (46.67%) Open Source
6 5 (33.33%) Puppet
6 5 (33.33%) Mobile App
6 5 (33.33%) Build Automation
6 5 (33.33%) Selenium
6 5 (33.33%) Kanban
7 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (26.67%) TeamCity
7 4 (26.67%) RESTful
7 4 (26.67%) Functional Testing

GitLab
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 8 (53.33%) Confluence
2 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
3 3 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (6.67%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (53.33%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (53.33%) GitHub
3 4 (26.67%) Dynamics 365
3 4 (26.67%) Office 365
4 3 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
1 2 (13.33%) FlexRay
2 1 (6.67%) 3G
2 1 (6.67%) LTE
2 1 (6.67%) PuTTY
2 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (20.00%) Neo4j
1 3 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (6.67%) Big Data
3 1 (6.67%) Blockchain
3 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
3 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) JIRA
2 9 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (33.33%) Selenium
4 4 (26.67%) HP UFT
4 4 (26.67%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (26.67%) Subversion
4 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (26.67%) TeamCity
4 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (20.00%) Maven
5 3 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (6.67%) Artifactory
6 1 (6.67%) ClearQuest
6 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
6 1 (6.67%) NDepend
6 1 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
6 1 (6.67%) SonarQube
6 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (13.33%) Automotive
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Full Stack Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Lead DevOps
3 2 (13.33%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Angular Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Azure DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Backend Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Node.js Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Backend Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) RESTful
2 3 (20.00%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) CSS
2 3 (20.00%) CSS3
2 3 (20.00%) HTML
2 3 (20.00%) HTML5
2 3 (20.00%) Middleware
2 3 (20.00%) Node.js
3 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (6.67%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (6.67%) Gherkin
3 1 (6.67%) Kafka
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.67%) Blog
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (6.67%) Infotainment
3 1 (6.67%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Android
3 1 (6.67%) CoreOS
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) DevOps
2 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (53.33%) Scrum
3 8 (53.33%) Test Automation
4 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (46.67%) Open Source
4 7 (46.67%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (46.67%) TDD
5 5 (33.33%) Build Automation
5 5 (33.33%) Kanban
6 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
6 4 (26.67%) Functional Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Microservices
6 4 (26.67%) Regression Testing
6 4 (26.67%) SOA
6 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
7 3 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
7 3 (20.00%) SDLC
7 3 (20.00%) Software Delivery
7 3 (20.00%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Python
2 4 (26.67%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) Clojure
3 3 (20.00%) Erlang
3 3 (20.00%) F#
3 3 (20.00%) Groovy
3 3 (20.00%) Haskell
3 3 (20.00%) Perl
3 3 (20.00%) Ruby
3 3 (20.00%) Scala
4 2 (13.33%) C++
4 2 (13.33%) MATLAB
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
5 1 (6.67%) C
5 1 (6.67%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) R
5 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) GDPR
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (6.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Puppet
2 3 (20.00%) ZABBIX
3 2 (13.33%) Ansible
3 2 (13.33%) Kibana
4 1 (6.67%) HAProxy
4 1 (6.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (6.67%) Kubernetes
4 1 (6.67%) logstash
4 1 (6.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (6.67%) Prometheus
4 1 (6.67%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
2 3 (20.00%) Google
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Atlassian
3 1 (6.67%) Hortonworks
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) QNX
3 1 (6.67%) Splunk
3 1 (6.67%) VMware