Period
to 22 September 2019

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 22 September 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 130 187 160
Rank change year-on-year +57 -27 +42
Contract jobs citing GitLab 43 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.05% 0.37% 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.87% 2.00% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 20 11
West Midlands median daily rate £605 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.83% +9.09% +41.94%
10th Percentile £388 £423 £525
90th Percentile £660 £600 £675
England median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 - £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 732 951 690
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.81% 18.72% 15.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 584 449
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £429 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.96% +0.88% +7.53%
10th Percentile £313 £311 £275
90th Percentile £583 £544 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 17
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £52.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.69% +60.00% +18.18%
10th Percentile £12.00 £21.60 £13.41
90th Percentile £47.50 £57.20 £37.25
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 22 September 2019.

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 22 September 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
Shropshire +49 34 £618 +23.50% 5
Birmingham +3 5 £500 -16.67%
Coventry 0 2 £550 -8.33%
Staffordshire - 2 - - 1
GitLab
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for GitLab.

1 35 (81.40%) AWS
2 31 (72.09%) JIRA
3 28 (65.12%) Confluence
4 26 (60.47%) DevOps
5 23 (53.49%) Jenkins
5 23 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (51.16%) Linux
6 22 (51.16%) Terraform
7 20 (46.51%) Java
7 20 (46.51%) SQL
7 20 (46.51%) Ansible
7 20 (46.51%) Security Cleared
8 19 (44.19%) SC Cleared
9 17 (39.53%) Azure
10 15 (34.88%) Pentaho
10 15 (34.88%) Cloudera
10 15 (34.88%) Bitbucket
10 15 (34.88%) Unix
10 15 (34.88%) assyst
11 12 (27.91%) Windows
11 12 (27.91%) Splunk
12 11 (25.58%) MCSA
12 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (25.58%) RHCE
12 11 (25.58%) Red Hat
12 11 (25.58%) Public Sector
13 10 (23.26%) PowerDNS
13 10 (23.26%) Problem-Solving
13 10 (23.26%) NetBackup
13 10 (23.26%) RHCSA

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 28 (65.12%) Confluence
2 4 (9.30%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.65%) Apache
3 2 (4.65%) CMS
3 2 (4.65%) Documentum
3 2 (4.65%) IIS
3 2 (4.65%) Jetty
3 2 (4.65%) Mongrel
3 2 (4.65%) nginx
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (4.65%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 15 (34.88%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 35 (81.40%) AWS
2 17 (39.53%) Azure
3 6 (13.95%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (11.63%) GitHub
4 5 (11.63%) Serverless
5 3 (6.98%) Amazon S3
5 3 (6.98%) GCP
5 3 (6.98%) Google App Engine
6 2 (4.65%) Amazon ECS
6 2 (4.65%) Amazon EKS
6 2 (4.65%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (4.65%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (4.65%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (4.65%) Azure Functions
6 2 (4.65%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (4.65%) IaaS
6 2 (4.65%) PaaS
6 2 (4.65%) Route 53
6 2 (4.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (2.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) HTTP
1 3 (6.98%) SSL
1 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.65%) DHCP
2 2 (4.65%) DNS
2 2 (4.65%) FTP
2 2 (4.65%) Internet
2 2 (4.65%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.88%) Pentaho
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.65%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 31 (72.09%) JIRA
2 23 (53.49%) Jenkins
3 15 (34.88%) Bitbucket
4 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
5 3 (6.98%) Cucumber
5 3 (6.98%) Selenium
6 2 (4.65%) Maven
6 2 (4.65%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (4.65%) Travis CI
7 1 (2.33%) Artifactory
7 1 (2.33%) Subversion
7 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (2.33%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (25.58%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 19 (44.19%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (16.28%) AWS DevOps
2 7 (16.28%) AWS Engineer
2 7 (16.28%) Data Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Platform Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Azure Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Azure DevOps
6 2 (4.65%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Documentum Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (4.65%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.33%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (2.33%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Cloud Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) .NET
1 5 (11.63%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (9.30%) Web Services
3 3 (6.98%) J2EE
4 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.65%) HTML
4 2 (4.65%) JSP
4 2 (4.65%) REST
4 2 (4.65%) RESTful
4 2 (4.65%) Servlets
4 2 (4.65%) SOAP
4 2 (4.65%) WDK
4 2 (4.65%) WinForms
4 2 (4.65%) XML
4 2 (4.65%) XSD
5 1 (2.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (51.16%) Linux
2 15 (34.88%) Unix
3 12 (27.91%) Windows
4 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (60.47%) DevOps
2 23 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (23.26%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (20.93%) Infrastructure Automation
5 6 (13.95%) Test Strategy
6 5 (11.63%) Data Ingestion
6 5 (11.63%) Process Improvement
7 4 (9.30%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.98%) Cloud Operations
9 2 (4.65%) BDD
9 2 (4.65%) Content Management
9 2 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (4.65%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 2 (4.65%) Open Source
9 2 (4.65%) Refactoring
9 2 (4.65%) Release Train
9 2 (4.65%) Scrum
9 2 (4.65%) Web Development
9 2 (4.65%) Workflow
9 2 (4.65%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (46.51%) Java
1 20 (46.51%) SQL
2 3 (6.98%) Python
3 2 (4.65%) C#
3 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.65%) PHP
3 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (46.51%) Security Cleared
2 19 (44.19%) SC Cleared
3 11 (25.58%) MCSA
3 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (25.58%) RHCE
4 10 (23.26%) RHCSA
5 2 (4.65%) AWS Certification
6 1 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (23.26%) PowerDNS
2 7 (16.28%) Docker
3 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.65%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (51.16%) Terraform
2 20 (46.51%) Ansible
3 10 (23.26%) NetBackup
4 7 (16.28%) Puppet
5 5 (11.63%) Kubernetes
6 3 (6.98%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (4.65%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (4.65%) Opsview
7 2 (4.65%) Packer
8 1 (2.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 15 (34.88%) Cloudera
2 12 (27.91%) Splunk
3 11 (25.58%) Red Hat
4 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.98%) Google
6 2 (4.65%) Atlassian
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle
6 2 (4.65%) Pega
6 2 (4.65%) VMware
7 1 (2.33%) Citrix
7 1 (2.33%) ESRI
7 1 (2.33%) McAfee
7 1 (2.33%) SAP