Period
to 31 May 2020

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 31 May 2020 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
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 121 150 179
Rank change year-on-year +29 +29 -27
Contract jobs citing GitLab 3 45 19
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.97% 0.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.89% 4.29% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 32 10
Median daily rate £510 £563 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.41% +2.36% -
10th Percentile £504 £387 £450
90th Percentile £606 £685 £575
England median daily rate £550 £550 £513
% change year-on-year - +7.32% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 - £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 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 338 1,048 818
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.57% 22.65% 16.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 660 510
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £324 £325 £313
90th Percentile £575 £600 £575
England median daily rate £500 £490 £475
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +9.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 10
Median hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.45% -15.85% +26.15%
Median hourly rate £38.50 £43.71 £42.50
% change year-on-year -11.91% +2.84% +1.19%

GitLab
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing GitLab as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing GitLab in the West Midlands.

Daily rate trend 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 31 May 2020. 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 +8 3 £510 -18.40%
GitLab
England

For the 6 months to 31 May 2020, 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Public Sector
2 2 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (66.67%) assyst
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Pentaho
2 2 (66.67%) AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Confluence
2 2 (66.67%) Cloudera
2 2 (66.67%) Bitbucket
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Camel
3 1 (33.33%) Ansible
3 1 (33.33%) Spring Boot
3 1 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (33.33%) Maven
3 1 (33.33%) Mule

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 2 (66.67%) Confluence
2 1 (33.33%) Mule
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Bitbucket
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
General
1 3 (100.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Platform Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Camel
1 1 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (33.33%) Spring Boot
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cloudera