Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 180 154 203
Rank change year-on-year -26 +49 -
Contract jobs citing GitLab 12 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.41% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.31% 2.61% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 2
West Midlands median daily rate £600 £550 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +39.68% -
England median daily rate £525 £500 £485
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +14.12%
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 914 690 905
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.91% 15.82% 14.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 460 496
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £273 £286
90th Percentile £544 £575 £510
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 18
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.89 £33.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.83% - -
10th Percentile £15.34 £28.75 £17.28
90th Percentile £18.75 £38.31 £43.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £42.45
% change year-on-year +3.03% -2.83% +13.20%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 -24 7 £500 -
Birmingham -24 5 £600 +9.09%
Coventry - 3 £600 -
GitLab
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 (91.67%) DevOps
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (75.00%) Office 365
3 9 (75.00%) Mobile App
4 8 (66.67%) Jenkins
4 8 (66.67%) Confluence
4 8 (66.67%) Test Automation
4 8 (66.67%) JIRA
4 8 (66.67%) Selenium
5 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (50.00%) Windows
6 6 (50.00%) SharePoint
6 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (50.00%) HP UFT
6 6 (50.00%) Regression Testing
6 6 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (50.00%) Visual Studio Team System
6 6 (50.00%) TeamCity
6 6 (50.00%) Test Strategy
6 6 (50.00%) Functional Testing
6 6 (50.00%) Build Automation
6 6 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (50.00%) Dynamics 365
7 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
8 4 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (33.33%) GitHub
8 4 (33.33%) GCP

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 (66.67%) Confluence
2 6 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (8.33%) CMS
3 1 (8.33%) Documentum
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (75.00%) Office 365
3 6 (50.00%) Dynamics 365
4 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (33.33%) GitHub
5 4 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (25.00%) PaaS
7 1 (8.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (8.33%) Redis
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 8 (66.67%) JIRA
1 8 (66.67%) Selenium
2 6 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 6 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 6 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 6 (50.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
5 1 (8.33%) Maven
5 1 (8.33%) NDepend
5 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
5 1 (8.33%) SonarQube
5 1 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (25.00%) Aerospace
1 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Information Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Information Security Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Security Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Security Solutions Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Documentum Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) OAuth
1 3 (25.00%) OAuth2
1 3 (25.00%) SAML
2 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) RESTful
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) CSS3
3 1 (8.33%) Gherkin
3 1 (8.33%) HTML5
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) JSP
3 1 (8.33%) REST
3 1 (8.33%) SOAP
3 1 (8.33%) WDK
3 1 (8.33%) XML
3 1 (8.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (25.00%) PKI
3 1 (8.33%) Blog
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) DevOps
2 8 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (50.00%) Build Automation
4 6 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (50.00%) Functional Testing
4 6 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 6 (50.00%) Test Strategy
5 4 (33.33%) Information Security
5 4 (33.33%) Scrum
5 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 3 (25.00%) Cryptography
6 3 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
6 3 (25.00%) Identity Management
6 3 (25.00%) Kanban
6 3 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (25.00%) Security Architecture
6 3 (25.00%) SIEM
6 3 (25.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C#
1 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) Go
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) CEH
2 3 (25.00%) CISM
2 3 (25.00%) CISSP
3 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) GCP
2 3 (25.00%) GDPR
3 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Kubernetes
2 1 (8.33%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (8.33%) Kibana
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Atlassian
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Pega
3 1 (8.33%) Splunk