The table below looks at the statistics for Bitbucket skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bitbucket over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bitbucket
Rank 580 582 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Bitbucket 13 17 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.030% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.18% 0.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £420 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.61% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7264 6877 5491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.00% 12.20% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4638 4378 3472
Average daily rate £400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £518 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 122 150
Average hourly rate £37.50 £39.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £31.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £71.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.27 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.64% +5.33%

Bitbucket
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Bitbucket within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Bitbucket Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Bitbucket
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Bitbucket within the UK.

Bitbucket Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Bitbucket
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Bitbucket within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Bitbucket Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Bitbucket
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bitbucket within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -8 13 £325 -22.61% 16
London +3 12 £300 -28.57% 8
City of London - 2 £425 - 1
North West -16 1 £325 -
South East - - - - 2
Altrincham - - - -
Basingstoke - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 4
Chiswick - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Petersfield - - - -
St Albans - - - - 3
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - - 3

Bitbucket
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Bitbucket also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Bitbucket.

1 21 (77.78%) Git (software)
2 14 (51.85%) Java
2 14 (51.85%) E-Commerce
3 12 (44.44%) HTML
4 11 (40.74%) CSS
4 11 (40.74%) JIRA
5 10 (37.04%) User Experience
6 9 (33.33%) GitHub
6 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 8 (29.63%) Jenkins
8 7 (25.93%) KnockoutJS
8 7 (25.93%) Sass
8 7 (25.93%) AngularJS
8 7 (25.93%) Spring
8 7 (25.93%) HTML5
8 7 (25.93%) CSS3
8 7 (25.93%) Backbone.js
9 6 (22.22%) Clojure
9 6 (22.22%) BDD
9 6 (22.22%) Ruby
9 6 (22.22%) W3C
9 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (22.22%) Semantic HTML
9 6 (22.22%) LESS
10 5 (18.52%) SQL
10 5 (18.52%) XML
10 5 (18.52%) jQuery
10 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
10 5 (18.52%) hybris
11 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration

Bitbucket
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Bitbucket also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Bitbucket. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.11%) IIS
1 3 (11.11%) Confluence
2 2 (7.41%) Drupal
3 1 (3.70%) WordPress
3 1 (3.70%) ExpressionEngine
3 1 (3.70%) Node.js
3 1 (3.70%) JBoss
3 1 (3.70%) Apache
3 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.70%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) HipChat
2 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (3.70%) Google Analytics
1 1 (3.70%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 9 (33.33%) GitHub
2 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.70%) DNS
1 1 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) RavenDB
3 1 (3.70%) DataStax
3 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (77.78%) Git (software)
2 11 (40.74%) JIRA
3 8 (29.63%) Jenkins
4 4 (14.81%) Subversion
5 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (7.41%) Mercurial
5 2 (7.41%) Xcode
5 2 (7.41%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.70%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.70%) Gradle
6 1 (3.70%) Maven
6 1 (3.70%) Selenium
General
1 4 (14.81%) Retail
2 2 (7.41%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (3.70%) Electronics
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (88.89%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Front-End Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Hybris Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Web Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.41%) iOS Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Perl Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (3.70%) QA Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Environment Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Python Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Python Web Developer
6 1 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Operations Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Management Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) HTML
2 11 (40.74%) CSS
3 7 (25.93%) Spring
3 7 (25.93%) HTML5
3 7 (25.93%) CSS3
3 7 (25.93%) Backbone.js
3 7 (25.93%) KnockoutJS
3 7 (25.93%) Sass
3 7 (25.93%) AngularJS
4 6 (22.22%) Semantic HTML
4 6 (22.22%) LESS
5 5 (18.52%) jQuery
5 5 (18.52%) XML
6 3 (11.11%) .NET
6 3 (11.11%) JSON
7 2 (7.41%) Spring MVC
7 2 (7.41%) ADO.NET
7 2 (7.41%) XSL
7 2 (7.41%) Play Framework
7 2 (7.41%) Catalyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) User Experience
2 6 (22.22%) W3C
3 2 (7.41%) iPhone
4 1 (3.70%) Open Source
4 1 (3.70%) Social Media
4 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.70%) DTV
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) UNIX
2 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) E-Commerce
2 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (22.22%) BDD
3 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (11.11%) DevOps
5 3 (11.11%) MVC
6 2 (7.41%) Scrum
6 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.41%) TDD
6 2 (7.41%) Web Development
6 2 (7.41%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (7.41%) OO
6 2 (7.41%) iOS Development
6 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.70%) Integration Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Kanban
7 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) Java
2 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (22.22%) Ruby
3 6 (22.22%) Clojure
4 5 (18.52%) SQL
5 3 (11.11%) C#
6 2 (7.41%) Scala
6 2 (7.41%) Objective-C
6 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
6 2 (7.41%) Perl
7 1 (3.70%) PHP
7 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.70%) Python
7 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (11.11%) Ansible
2 2 (7.41%) Salt
2 2 (7.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) hybris
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) Adobe
4 1 (3.70%) Endeca
4 1 (3.70%) Google
4 1 (3.70%) SAP
4 1 (3.70%) RedPrairie