Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 184 167 207
Rank change year-on-year -17 +40 -35
Contract jobs citing GitLab 24 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.47% 0.37% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.44% 2.46% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 1
West Midlands median daily rate £600 £550 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +41.94% -0.64%
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £32.50 -

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 985 691 945
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 19.41% 15.03% 15.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 451 545
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £281 £277
90th Percentile £541 £575 £507
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 20
West Midlands median hourly rate £52.00 £33.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.58% +20.00% -12.53%
10th Percentile £21.60 £13.36 £11.50
90th Percentile £57.20 £36.63 £43.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +6.49%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -32 16 £500 +11.11% 5
Birmingham -4 6 £600 +9.09% 4
Coventry - 5 £600 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £387 -
GitLab
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (70.83%) JIRA
1 17 (70.83%) DevOps
2 15 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (58.33%) Office 365
3 14 (58.33%) Jenkins
3 14 (58.33%) Mobile App
4 13 (54.17%) Confluence
4 13 (54.17%) Selenium
5 12 (50.00%) Kanban
5 12 (50.00%) Test Automation
6 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
7 10 (41.67%) Windows
7 10 (41.67%) SharePoint
7 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
7 10 (41.67%) HP UFT
7 10 (41.67%) Regression Testing
7 10 (41.67%) TeamCity
7 10 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (41.67%) Visual Studio Team System
7 10 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (41.67%) Test Strategy
7 10 (41.67%) Build Automation
7 10 (41.67%) Functional Testing
7 10 (41.67%) Octopus Deploy
7 10 (41.67%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (41.67%) Dynamics 365
8 9 (37.50%) Waterfall
8 9 (37.50%) Scrum
9 8 (33.33%) Git (software)

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 13 (54.17%) Confluence
2 10 (41.67%) SharePoint
3 6 (25.00%) Documentum
4 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
5 1 (4.17%) CMS
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (58.33%) Office 365
3 10 (41.67%) Dynamics 365
4 7 (29.17%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (20.83%) GitHub
5 5 (20.83%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (16.67%) PaaS
7 1 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (4.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.17%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.17%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (70.83%) JIRA
2 14 (58.33%) Jenkins
3 13 (54.17%) Selenium
4 10 (41.67%) HP UFT
4 10 (41.67%) Octopus Deploy
4 10 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (41.67%) TeamCity
4 10 (41.67%) Visual Studio Team System
5 8 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 5 (20.83%) NDepend
6 5 (20.83%) SonarQube
7 3 (12.50%) Cucumber
8 2 (8.33%) Maven
8 2 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (4.17%) Artifactory
9 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
9 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (16.67%) Aerospace
1 4 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 4 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Architect
2 4 (16.67%) Information Architect
2 4 (16.67%) Information Security Architect
2 4 (16.67%) Security Architect
2 4 (16.67%) Security Solutions Architect
2 4 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Developer
3 3 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Monitoring Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Support
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (4.17%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Pega Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) .NET
1 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (16.67%) Middleware
3 4 (16.67%) OAuth
3 4 (16.67%) OAuth2
3 4 (16.67%) SAML
4 3 (12.50%) HTML
4 3 (12.50%) Web Services
5 2 (8.33%) JSP
5 2 (8.33%) REST
5 2 (8.33%) RESTful
5 2 (8.33%) SOAP
5 2 (8.33%) XML
5 2 (8.33%) XSD
6 1 (4.17%) CSS3
6 1 (4.17%) Gherkin
6 1 (4.17%) HTML5
6 1 (4.17%) jQuery
6 1 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (58.33%) Mobile App
2 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
3 4 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (16.67%) PKI
4 1 (4.17%) Blog
4 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (70.83%) DevOps
2 12 (50.00%) Kanban
2 12 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 10 (41.67%) Build Automation
3 10 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (41.67%) Functional Testing
3 10 (41.67%) Regression Testing
3 10 (41.67%) Test Strategy
4 9 (37.50%) Scrum
4 9 (37.50%) Waterfall
5 7 (29.17%) SDLC
6 6 (25.00%) Microservices
7 5 (20.83%) Coaching
7 5 (20.83%) Information Security
7 5 (20.83%) ITIL
7 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
7 5 (20.83%) Migration
7 5 (20.83%) MVC
7 5 (20.83%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) C#
2 5 (20.83%) Java
3 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.33%) SQL
5 1 (4.17%) Go
5 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Degree
1 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
1 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) CEH
2 4 (16.67%) CISM
2 4 (16.67%) CISSP
3 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) GDPR
2 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 10 (41.67%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (4.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) Puppet
1 5 (20.83%) ZABBIX
2 2 (8.33%) Kubernetes
3 1 (4.17%) Ansible
3 1 (4.17%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (4.17%) Kibana
3 1 (4.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle
2 6 (25.00%) Pega
3 5 (20.83%) Atlassian
4 1 (4.17%) CyberArk
4 1 (4.17%) Splunk