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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bitbucket
Rank 564 552 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing Bitbucket 13 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.012% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.19% 0.10% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 0
Average daily rate
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£365 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - -
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
6852 5790 5362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.48% 11.89% 11.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4631 3680 3330
Average daily rate £400 £385 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £342 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.64% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 126 209
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 27 January 2015.

Bitbucket Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Bitbucket
Top 24 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 27 January 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 -15 12 £365 -2.66% 15
South West - 7 £400 - 1
London -11 3 £365 -2.66% 7
South East - 2 £338 - 4
Hampshire - 1 £400 - 2
Kent - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 2
Warwickshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 2
Loughborough - - - -
Manchester - - - - 2
Oxford - - - -
Petersfield - - - - 1
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Leamington Spa - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Chiswick - - - -

Bitbucket
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 26 (76.47%) Git (software)
2 19 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (55.88%) XML
3 17 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (44.12%) Java
4 15 (44.12%) Jenkins
5 14 (41.18%) Scrum
6 13 (38.24%) Linux
6 13 (38.24%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (38.24%) DevOps
7 12 (35.29%) PHP
7 12 (35.29%) Apache
8 11 (32.35%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (32.35%) ITIL
8 11 (32.35%) JIRA
8 11 (32.35%) REST
8 11 (32.35%) Open Source
8 11 (32.35%) Puppet
9 10 (29.41%) Bash Shell
9 10 (29.41%) Performance Analysis
9 10 (29.41%) KVM
9 10 (29.41%) Vagrant
9 10 (29.41%) Drupal
9 10 (29.41%) LAMP
9 10 (29.41%) Identity Management
9 10 (29.41%) HTML
9 10 (29.41%) CSS
9 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
9 10 (29.41%) E-Commerce
10 8 (23.53%) Spring

Bitbucket
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 12 (35.29%) Apache
2 10 (29.41%) Drupal
3 3 (8.82%) IIS
4 2 (5.88%) Confluence
5 1 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.94%) JBoss
5 1 (2.94%) CMS
5 1 (2.94%) nginx
5 1 (2.94%) WordPress
5 1 (2.94%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.94%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.65%) GitHub
2 1 (2.94%) IaaS
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) SNMP
2 1 (2.94%) Firewall
2 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.94%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
1 3 (8.82%) DB2
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) MySQL
3 1 (2.94%) SQLite
3 1 (2.94%) RavenDB
3 1 (2.94%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 26 (76.47%) Git (software)
2 15 (44.12%) Jenkins
3 11 (32.35%) JIRA
4 3 (8.82%) Eclipse
4 3 (8.82%) JUnit
4 3 (8.82%) Checkstyle
4 3 (8.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (8.82%) Selenium
4 3 (8.82%) Mockito
4 3 (8.82%) SoapUI
5 2 (5.88%) Gradle
5 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (5.88%) Xcode
5 2 (5.88%) Subversion
6 1 (2.94%) Maven
6 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.94%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (2.94%) Android Studio
General
1 5 (14.71%) Retail
2 3 (8.82%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Electronics
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Back Office
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (64.71%) Developer
2 9 (26.47%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Java Developer
3 5 (14.71%) Front-End Developer
3 5 (14.71%) Hybris Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) DevOps Administrator
4 2 (5.88%) Android Developer
4 2 (5.88%) iOS Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.88%) Perl Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Lead Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Management Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) Environment Manager
5 1 (2.94%) PHP Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (55.88%) XML
2 11 (32.35%) REST
3 10 (29.41%) LAMP
3 10 (29.41%) HTML
3 10 (29.41%) CSS
4 8 (23.53%) Spring
5 5 (14.71%) Web Services
5 5 (14.71%) XSL
5 5 (14.71%) XHTML
5 5 (14.71%) JSON
5 5 (14.71%) Sass
5 5 (14.71%) HTML5
6 4 (11.76%) CSS3
6 4 (11.76%) Backbone.js
6 4 (11.76%) LESS
6 4 (11.76%) AngularJS
6 4 (11.76%) Semantic HTML
6 4 (11.76%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (8.82%) JavaBeans
7 3 (8.82%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Open Source
2 7 (20.59%) User Experience
3 4 (11.76%) W3C
4 2 (5.88%) iPhone
5 1 (2.94%) DTV
5 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Linux
2 3 (8.82%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.88%) Android
3 2 (5.88%) UNIX
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (41.18%) Scrum
4 13 (38.24%) DevOps
5 11 (32.35%) ITIL
6 10 (29.41%) Performance Analysis
6 10 (29.41%) Identity Management
6 10 (29.41%) E-Commerce
7 6 (17.65%) Product Management
7 6 (17.65%) OO
8 5 (14.71%) TDD
8 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
8 5 (14.71%) BDD
9 4 (11.76%) MVC
10 3 (8.82%) SOA
10 3 (8.82%) UML
10 3 (8.82%) Multithreading
10 3 (8.82%) User Stories
11 2 (5.88%) Android Development
11 2 (5.88%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (44.12%) Java
2 12 (35.29%) PHP
3 10 (29.41%) Bash Shell
3 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 7 (20.59%) SQL
5 4 (11.76%) Clojure
5 4 (11.76%) Ruby
6 3 (8.82%) C#
7 2 (5.88%) Objective-C
7 2 (5.88%) Perl
7 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.94%) C
8 1 (2.94%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (29.41%) KVM
2 2 (5.88%) Docker
2 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (38.24%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (32.35%) Puppet
3 10 (29.41%) Vagrant
4 3 (8.82%) Ansible
5 2 (5.88%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) hybris
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle
2 3 (8.82%) Canoo
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.94%) Adobe
4 1 (2.94%) SAP
4 1 (2.94%) Endeca
4 1 (2.94%) Google
4 1 (2.94%) Zend
4 1 (2.94%) RedPrairie
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