Period
to 13 December 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 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 166 157 212
Rank change year-on-year -9 +55 -41
Contract jobs citing GitLab 43 31 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.83% 0.63% 0.017%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.73% 4.15% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 10 0
West Midlands median daily rate £600 £563 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
England median daily rate £525 £500 £495
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.01% +1.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -

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 1,152 747 881
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 22.17% 15.21% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 688 485 484
West Midlands median daily rate £438 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.70% +0.63% +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £281
90th Percentile £550 £563 £504
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 19 14
West Midlands median hourly rate £55.00 £33.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +22.22% -14.12%
10th Percentile £42.50 £13.51 £11.50
90th Percentile £61.38 £40.05 £38.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.75
% change year-on-year - +4.29% +1.88%

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 13 December 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 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
Shropshire -29 34 £425 -5.56% 4
Birmingham 0 7 £600 -4.00% 2
Coventry - 5 £600 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £387 -
GitLab
England

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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for GitLab.

1 36 (83.72%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (65.12%) JIRA
3 27 (62.79%) Oracle
4 26 (60.47%) Java
5 24 (55.81%) Kanban
6 23 (53.49%) SQL Server
7 19 (44.19%) Documentum
7 19 (44.19%) Pega
8 18 (41.86%) DevOps
8 18 (41.86%) Problem-Solving
9 16 (37.21%) SQL
10 15 (34.88%) ITIL
10 15 (34.88%) Management Information System
10 15 (34.88%) SC Cleared
10 15 (34.88%) Security Cleared
10 15 (34.88%) ZABBIX
10 15 (34.88%) Puppet
10 15 (34.88%) Test Strategy
10 15 (34.88%) Jenkins
11 14 (32.56%) Analytics
11 14 (32.56%) Trend Analysis
11 14 (32.56%) Data Analytics
11 14 (32.56%) Confluence
11 14 (32.56%) Open Source
11 14 (32.56%) Selenium
11 14 (32.56%) Middleware
11 14 (32.56%) Unix
12 13 (30.23%) Maven
12 13 (30.23%) Microsoft Azure
13 12 (27.91%) Office 365

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 19 (44.19%) Documentum
2 14 (32.56%) Confluence
3 8 (18.60%) SharePoint
4 5 (11.63%) Tomcat
5 4 (9.30%) CMS
5 4 (9.30%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (30.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (27.91%) Office 365
3 10 (23.26%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (18.60%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (11.63%) GitHub
5 5 (11.63%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (9.30%) PaaS
7 1 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (2.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) DSL
2 4 (9.30%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (53.49%) SQL Server
2 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database
2 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (11.63%) RDBMS
3 5 (11.63%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.33%) MySQL
4 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 28 (65.12%) JIRA
2 15 (34.88%) Jenkins
3 14 (32.56%) Selenium
4 13 (30.23%) Maven
5 10 (23.26%) Git (software)
6 8 (18.60%) HP UFT
6 8 (18.60%) JUnit
6 8 (18.60%) Octopus Deploy
6 8 (18.60%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (18.60%) TeamCity
6 8 (18.60%) Visual Studio Team System
7 6 (13.95%) Cucumber
8 5 (11.63%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (9.30%) NDepend
9 4 (9.30%) SonarQube
10 1 (2.33%) Artifactory
10 1 (2.33%) SoapUI
10 1 (2.33%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (9.30%) Aerospace
1 4 (9.30%) Manufacturing
1 4 (9.30%) Marketing
2 1 (2.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) Systems Engineer
2 14 (32.56%) Developer
3 9 (20.93%) Monitoring Engineer
3 9 (20.93%) Support Engineer
3 9 (20.93%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
3 9 (20.93%) Systems Support
3 9 (20.93%) Systems Support Engineer
4 8 (18.60%) Java Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Architect
5 4 (9.30%) Documentum Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Information Architect
5 4 (9.30%) Information Security Architect
5 4 (9.30%) Security Architect
5 4 (9.30%) Security Solutions Architect
5 4 (9.30%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.98%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (32.56%) Middleware
2 8 (18.60%) Apache Camel
2 8 (18.60%) Spring
2 8 (18.60%) Spring Cloud
2 8 (18.60%) YAML
3 6 (13.95%) HTML
3 6 (13.95%) Web Services
4 5 (11.63%) .NET
4 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET
4 5 (11.63%) JSP
4 5 (11.63%) REST
4 5 (11.63%) SOAP
4 5 (11.63%) XML
4 5 (11.63%) XSD
5 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (9.30%) OAuth
5 4 (9.30%) OAuth2
5 4 (9.30%) SAML
5 4 (9.30%) WDK
6 3 (6.98%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.88%) Management Information System
2 12 (27.91%) Mobile App
3 4 (9.30%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (9.30%) PKI
4 1 (2.33%) Blog
4 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (32.56%) Unix
2 8 (18.60%) Windows
3 4 (9.30%) Windows Server
3 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.98%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (83.72%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (55.81%) Kanban
3 18 (41.86%) DevOps
3 18 (41.86%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (34.88%) ITIL
4 15 (34.88%) Test Strategy
5 14 (32.56%) Analytics
5 14 (32.56%) Data Analytics
5 14 (32.56%) Open Source
5 14 (32.56%) Trend Analysis
6 11 (25.58%) Scrum
7 10 (23.26%) Test Automation
8 8 (18.60%) Build Automation
8 8 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (18.60%) Functional Testing
8 8 (18.60%) Regression Testing
8 8 (18.60%) Waterfall
8 8 (18.60%) Workflow
9 7 (16.28%) Migration
9 7 (16.28%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 26 (60.47%) Java
2 16 (37.21%) SQL
3 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.63%) C#
5 1 (2.33%) Go
5 1 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (34.88%) SC Cleared
1 15 (34.88%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.63%) Degree
3 4 (9.30%) CEH
3 4 (9.30%) CISM
3 4 (9.30%) CISSP
4 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) GDPR
2 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 12 (27.91%) Docker
2 8 (18.60%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (9.30%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 15 (34.88%) Puppet
1 15 (34.88%) ZABBIX
2 5 (11.63%) Kubernetes
3 4 (9.30%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (2.33%) Ansible
4 1 (2.33%) Kibana
4 1 (2.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 27 (62.79%) Oracle
2 19 (44.19%) Pega
3 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
4 7 (16.28%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.33%) CyberArk
5 1 (2.33%) Splunk