The table below looks at the statistics for Bitbucket skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bitbucket over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Bitbucket
UK
Rank 420 578 616
Rank change year-on-year
+158 +38
Contract jobs citing Bitbucket 187 49 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.094% 0.021%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.45% 0.65% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 37 7
Median daily rate £450 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £295 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £880 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.01 - -
UK excluding London median 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
7645 7570 7077
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.08% 14.56% 13.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5139 4997 4681
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 203 135
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.70 £28.50 £27.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.85 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.55% +16.25%

Bitbucket
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Bitbucket as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

Bitbucket Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Bitbucket
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bitbucket within the UK over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +168 172 £450 +9.09% 50
London +76 78 £481 +6.94% 29
South East +64 45 £450 +28.57% 5
Berkshire +33 23 £450 +28.57% 1
South West +12 16 £345 +6.15% 4
City of London +21 15 £475 +15.15% 5
North West - 14 £475 - 4
Bracknell - 13 £450 -
Wiltshire +13 9 £338 +10.65% 1
Swindon +10 9 £338 +10.65% 1
Buckinghamshire - 9 £333 -
Wales - 9 £463 - 4
Swansea - 8 £425 - 1
West Wales - 8 £425 - 1
Cheshire - 8 £475 - 1
Milton Keynes - 8 £340 -
Surrey - 7 £425 - 1
Scotland +14 6 £500 +80.99%
East of England - 6 £450 - 7
Reading +19 5 - - 1
Gloucestershire +1 5 £460 -3.15% 3
Liverpool - 4 £405 - 2
Merseyside - 4 £405 - 2
Edinburgh - 4 £500 -
Yorkshire +23 3 £550 - 1
East Midlands +11 3 £451 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £550 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £550 -
Sheffield - 3 £550 -
Guildford - 3 £425 -

Bitbucket
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Bitbucket also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Bitbucket.

1 220 (56.99%) JIRA
2 202 (52.33%) Git (software)
3 200 (51.81%) Agile Software Development
4 184 (47.67%) Jenkins
5 152 (39.38%) Java
6 149 (38.60%) Confluence
7 136 (35.23%) Docker
8 126 (32.64%) Atlassian
9 123 (31.87%) Security Cleared
10 122 (31.61%) Linux
11 121 (31.35%) Scrum
11 121 (31.35%) Continuous Integration
12 120 (31.09%) DevOps
13 107 (27.72%) JavaScript
14 103 (26.68%) Maven
15 101 (26.17%) Oracle
16 89 (23.06%) Python
17 88 (22.80%) SC Cleared
17 88 (22.80%) Ruby
18 87 (22.54%) Puppet
18 87 (22.54%) Apache
19 83 (21.50%) Amazon AWS
20 80 (20.73%) Ansible
21 74 (19.17%) HTML
21 74 (19.17%) PostgreSQL
22 71 (18.39%) GitHub
23 67 (17.36%) Kubernetes
23 67 (17.36%) Configuration Management
24 66 (17.10%) REST
25 62 (16.06%) Atlassian Bamboo

Bitbucket
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 149 (38.60%) Confluence
2 87 (22.54%) Apache
3 44 (11.40%) Elasticsearch
4 32 (8.29%) OpenStack
5 26 (6.74%) Tomcat
6 24 (6.22%) CMS
7 22 (5.70%) WebSphere
8 15 (3.89%) Sitecore CMS
9 14 (3.63%) WebLogic
10 13 (3.37%) Apache Qpid
11 12 (3.11%) nginx
11 12 (3.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 7 (1.81%) Apache Spark
12 7 (1.81%) Oracle Workflow
13 6 (1.55%) Drupal
13 6 (1.55%) WordPress
14 5 (1.30%) Apache Solr
14 5 (1.30%) Liferay
15 4 (1.04%) Cloud Foundry
15 4 (1.04%) JBoss
Applications
1 24 (6.22%) HipChat
2 8 (2.07%) Photoshop
3 5 (1.30%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (1.04%) MS Excel
4 4 (1.04%) MS Office
5 1 (0.26%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.26%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 6 (1.55%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.30%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.52%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 2 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 83 (21.50%) Amazon AWS
2 71 (18.39%) GitHub
3 26 (6.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (3.37%) AWS CloudFormation
5 12 (3.11%) AWS Lambda
6 9 (2.33%) Datadog
7 6 (1.55%) Google Analytics
8 5 (1.30%) OpenShift
9 4 (1.04%) Heroku
9 4 (1.04%) Slack
10 3 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.78%) IaaS
10 3 (0.78%) Office 365
10 3 (0.78%) PaaS
11 2 (0.52%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (0.52%) Bluemix
11 2 (0.52%) IBM Cloud
11 2 (0.52%) SaaS
12 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 45 (11.66%) DNS
2 29 (7.51%) HTTP
3 23 (5.96%) SSH
4 22 (5.70%) OpenLDAP
4 22 (5.70%) OpenVPN
5 21 (5.44%) TCP/IP
6 20 (5.18%) Firewall
6 20 (5.18%) SNMP
6 20 (5.18%) VPN
7 17 (4.40%) SSL
8 16 (4.15%) AMQP
9 14 (3.63%) VoIP
9 14 (3.63%) Wireshark
10 9 (2.33%) LDAP
11 7 (1.81%) Internet
11 7 (1.81%) LAN
11 7 (1.81%) WAN
12 5 (1.30%) snoop
13 4 (1.04%) Skype
14 2 (0.52%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (19.17%) PostgreSQL
2 45 (11.66%) Hadoop
2 45 (11.66%) Oracle Database
3 32 (8.29%) MySQL
4 30 (7.77%) Oracle Database 11g
5 23 (5.96%) MongoDB
6 19 (4.92%) SQL Server
7 17 (4.40%) Big Data
8 13 (3.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 12 (3.11%) Redis
10 11 (2.85%) Relational Database
11 8 (2.07%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (1.81%) NoSQL
13 5 (1.30%) DataStax
13 5 (1.30%) dBASE
13 5 (1.30%) Oracle BI EE
13 5 (1.30%) Oracle ODI
14 4 (1.04%) OrientDB
15 3 (0.78%) DB2
Development Applications
1 220 (56.99%) JIRA
2 202 (52.33%) Git (software)
3 184 (47.67%) Jenkins
4 103 (26.68%) Maven
5 62 (16.06%) Ant
5 62 (16.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 50 (12.95%) JUnit
6 50 (12.95%) Selenium
7 49 (12.69%) Sonatype Nexus
8 44 (11.40%) Cucumber
9 39 (10.10%) Gradle
10 38 (9.84%) SonarQube
11 30 (7.77%) JMeter
12 26 (6.74%) WebDriver
13 24 (6.22%) Mockito
14 22 (5.70%) JIRA Agile
14 22 (5.70%) Liquibase
15 20 (5.18%) Subversion
16 17 (4.40%) TeamCity
17 16 (4.15%) Eclipse
General
1 35 (9.07%) Finance
2 26 (6.74%) Banking
3 8 (2.07%) Retail
4 7 (1.81%) Front Office
4 7 (1.81%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.30%) Games
6 4 (1.04%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.04%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.04%) Marketing
7 3 (0.78%) Back Office
7 3 (0.78%) Legal
7 3 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.52%) Advertising
8 2 (0.52%) Electronics
8 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.52%) Publishing
9 1 (0.26%) Automotive
9 1 (0.26%) Law
9 1 (0.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 167 (43.26%) Developer
2 82 (21.24%) DevOps Engineer
3 54 (13.99%) Java Developer
4 35 (9.07%) Architect
5 25 (6.48%) Angular Developer
6 21 (5.44%) Cloud Architect
7 18 (4.66%) UI Developer
8 16 (4.15%) Senior Developer
8 16 (4.15%) Web Developer
9 15 (3.89%) AWS Architect
9 15 (3.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 15 (3.89%) JavaScript Developer
9 15 (3.89%) Python Developer
10 14 (3.63%) Consultant
11 13 (3.37%) C# Developer
12 12 (3.11%) Release Engineer
13 11 (2.85%) Analyst
13 11 (2.85%) Applications Developer
13 11 (2.85%) Developer in Test
13 11 (2.85%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (19.17%) HTML
2 66 (17.10%) REST
3 62 (16.06%) CSS
4 59 (15.28%) AngularJS
5 58 (15.03%) Elastic Stack
6 52 (13.47%) XML
7 50 (12.95%) jQuery
7 50 (12.95%) Spring
8 45 (11.66%) SOAP
9 44 (11.40%) JSON
10 37 (9.59%) Web Services
11 30 (7.77%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 29 (7.51%) HTML5
12 29 (7.51%) Node.js
13 25 (6.48%) D3.js
13 25 (6.48%) Hibernate
14 23 (5.96%) MCollective
15 22 (5.70%) Software Packaging
16 21 (5.44%) .NET
17 18 (4.66%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.18%) PKI
2 18 (4.66%) User Experience
3 17 (4.40%) Mobile App
4 13 (3.37%) Fintech
5 10 (2.59%) Private Cloud
6 9 (2.33%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.81%) Algorithms
7 7 (1.81%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (1.81%) Client/Server
7 7 (1.81%) Embedded Systems
8 6 (1.55%) Wiki
9 4 (1.04%) Cyberthreat
9 4 (1.04%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.04%) Derivative
9 4 (1.04%) Equities
9 4 (1.04%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.78%) W3C
11 2 (0.52%) DataPower
11 2 (0.52%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 122 (31.61%) Linux
2 45 (11.66%) CentOS
3 37 (9.59%) Unix
4 30 (7.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (5.70%) Windows
6 16 (4.15%) CoreOS
7 13 (3.37%) Ubuntu
8 12 (3.11%) Apple iOS
9 11 (2.85%) RancherOS
10 8 (2.07%) Android
10 8 (2.07%) Windows Server
11 5 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.78%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.52%) AIX
14 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.26%) Mesosphere
14 1 (0.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (51.81%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (31.35%) Continuous Integration
2 121 (31.35%) Scrum
3 120 (31.09%) DevOps
4 67 (17.36%) Configuration Management
5 58 (15.03%) TDD
6 57 (14.77%) OO
7 54 (13.99%) BDD
8 43 (11.14%) Open Source
9 41 (10.62%) Automated Testing
10 37 (9.59%) Continuous Delivery
11 36 (9.33%) Visualisation
12 34 (8.81%) Unit Testing
13 33 (8.55%) Service Management
13 33 (8.55%) Test Automation
14 30 (7.77%) Coaching
15 29 (7.51%) Project Management
16 28 (7.25%) Workflow
17 26 (6.74%) Software Engineering
18 25 (6.48%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 152 (39.38%) Java
2 107 (27.72%) JavaScript
3 89 (23.06%) Python
4 88 (22.80%) Ruby
5 46 (11.92%) SQL
6 41 (10.62%) Shell Script
7 39 (10.10%) Bash Shell
8 33 (8.55%) Perl
9 32 (8.29%) Groovy
10 26 (6.74%) C++
11 23 (5.96%) C#
12 21 (5.44%) PowerShell
13 18 (4.66%) Go
14 17 (4.40%) PL/SQL
15 11 (2.85%) PHP
16 10 (2.59%) Apple Swift
16 10 (2.59%) C
17 8 (2.07%) Objective-C
18 7 (1.81%) Scala
19 5 (1.30%) XAML
Qualifications
1 123 (31.87%) Security Cleared
2 88 (22.80%) SC Cleared
3 39 (10.10%) DV Cleared
4 18 (4.66%) BPSS Clearance
5 16 (4.15%) CTC Cleared
6 4 (1.04%) BC Cleared
6 4 (1.04%) Degree
6 4 (1.04%) Sun Certification
7 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.26%) ISEB
8 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.26%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.07%) QA
2 4 (1.04%) WCAG
3 2 (0.52%) SDET
4 1 (0.26%) Basel III
4 1 (0.26%) GCP
System Software
1 136 (35.23%) Docker
2 22 (5.70%) Postfix
2 22 (5.70%) Squid
2 22 (5.70%) vCloud
3 11 (2.85%) etcd
3 11 (2.85%) flannel
4 10 (2.59%) Corosync
5 4 (1.04%) Varnish
6 3 (0.78%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.52%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.26%) LXC
8 1 (0.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 87 (22.54%) Puppet
2 80 (20.73%) Ansible
3 67 (17.36%) Kubernetes
4 55 (14.25%) Terraform
5 53 (13.73%) ZABBIX
6 41 (10.62%) Consul
7 39 (10.10%) Docker Swarm
8 34 (8.81%) Kibana
9 33 (8.55%) Rancher
10 32 (8.29%) logstash
11 26 (6.74%) Opscode Chef
12 24 (6.22%) Packer
12 24 (6.22%) Rsyslog
13 22 (5.70%) yum
14 12 (3.11%) Marathon
15 11 (2.85%) Host Intrusion Detection System
15 11 (2.85%) Mesos
15 11 (2.85%) Network Intrusion Detection System
15 11 (2.85%) Pingdom
16 10 (2.59%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 126 (32.64%) Atlassian
2 101 (26.17%) Oracle
3 49 (12.69%) VMware
4 39 (10.10%) Sonatype
5 37 (9.59%) Google
6 32 (8.29%) AppDynamics
7 28 (7.25%) Splunk
8 22 (5.70%) CA
9 20 (5.18%) Red Hat
10 17 (4.40%) IBM
11 15 (3.89%) Sitecore
12 12 (3.11%) Microsoft
13 11 (2.85%) PagerDuty
14 9 (2.33%) Adobe
14 9 (2.33%) Cadence
15 5 (1.30%) DevExpress
15 5 (1.30%) Infragistics
15 5 (1.30%) Telerik
16 4 (1.04%) LANDesk
16 4 (1.04%) SolarWinds
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