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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bitbucket
Rank 598 574 547
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -27
Contract jobs citing Bitbucket 15 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.034% 0.020%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.20% 0.27% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £425 £800
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -46.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £480
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £820
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - -
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
7392 6751 5555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.24% 12.76% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4881 4278 3448
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £508 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 150 151
Average hourly rate £37.74 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.15% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.71 £32.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

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 3 July 2015.

Bitbucket Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Bitbucket
Top 8 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 3 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -34 15 £350 -17.64% 18
London -17 12 £350 -17.64% 8
Gloucestershire - 2 £425 - 2
City of London - 2 £425 - 1
Gloucester - 2 £425 - 1
South West - 2 £425 - 4
Manchester -7 1 £275 - 1
North West -15 1 £275 - 1

Bitbucket
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 25 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 18 (60.00%) HTML
3 17 (56.67%) JavaScript
3 17 (56.67%) CSS
4 15 (50.00%) AngularJS
5 14 (46.67%) Java
6 13 (43.33%) HTML5
6 13 (43.33%) Backbone.js
6 13 (43.33%) CSS3
7 12 (40.00%) GitHub
7 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (36.67%) Sass
8 11 (36.67%) User Experience
9 10 (33.33%) LESS
9 10 (33.33%) E-Commerce
10 9 (30.00%) KnockoutJS
10 9 (30.00%) JSON
10 9 (30.00%) JIRA
10 9 (30.00%) jQuery
11 8 (26.67%) Jenkins
12 7 (23.33%) Mobile App
12 7 (23.33%) Ruby
13 6 (20.00%) W3C
13 6 (20.00%) CMS
13 6 (20.00%) Scrum
13 6 (20.00%) SQL
13 6 (20.00%) Clojure
13 6 (20.00%) Semantic HTML
13 6 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
14 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration

Bitbucket
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 6 (20.00%) CMS
2 4 (13.33%) Umbraco
3 3 (10.00%) Confluence
3 3 (10.00%) Node.js
4 2 (6.67%) Drupal
4 2 (6.67%) IIS
5 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (3.33%) WordPress
5 1 (3.33%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Photoshop
2 3 (10.00%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 12 (40.00%) GitHub
2 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.33%) Google Analytics
4 1 (3.33%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) HTTP
1 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.33%) DNS
1 1 (3.33%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 25 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 9 (30.00%) JIRA
3 8 (26.67%) Jenkins
4 5 (16.67%) Subversion
5 2 (6.67%) Selenium
5 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (6.67%) Mercurial
5 2 (6.67%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.33%) JMeter
6 1 (3.33%) Xcode
6 1 (3.33%) Calabash
6 1 (3.33%) Grunt
6 1 (3.33%) eggPlant
6 1 (3.33%) Appium
6 1 (3.33%) gulp
General
1 4 (13.33%) Automotive
2 3 (10.00%) Retail
3 2 (6.67%) Marketing
4 1 (3.33%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (3.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 28 (93.33%) Developer
2 12 (40.00%) Front-End Developer
3 7 (23.33%) Web Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Front-End Web Developer
5 3 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Drupal Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Node.js Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Python Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.33%) QA Tester
7 1 (3.33%) Environment Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Python Web Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Software Tester
7 1 (3.33%) Hybris Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (60.00%) HTML
2 17 (56.67%) CSS
3 15 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 13 (43.33%) CSS3
4 13 (43.33%) Backbone.js
4 13 (43.33%) HTML5
5 11 (36.67%) Sass
6 10 (33.33%) LESS
7 9 (30.00%) KnockoutJS
7 9 (30.00%) jQuery
7 9 (30.00%) JSON
8 6 (20.00%) Semantic HTML
9 4 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (13.33%) Underscore.js
9 4 (13.33%) Spring
9 4 (13.33%) Ajax
9 4 (13.33%) RESTful
9 4 (13.33%) XML
10 3 (10.00%) Middleware
10 3 (10.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) User Experience
2 7 (23.33%) Mobile App
3 6 (20.00%) W3C
4 1 (3.33%) IPTV
4 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.33%) iPhone
4 1 (3.33%) Video on Demand
4 1 (3.33%) Social Media
4 1 (3.33%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
1 2 (6.67%) Linux
1 2 (6.67%) Android
1 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 6 (20.00%) Scrum
3 6 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (16.67%) TDD
4 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (13.33%) Waterfall
5 4 (13.33%) Web Design
5 4 (13.33%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (10.00%) API Development
6 3 (10.00%) BDD
6 3 (10.00%) OOP
6 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (10.00%) MVC
6 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.67%) Web Development
7 2 (6.67%) Regression Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Open Source
8 1 (3.33%) Analytics
8 1 (3.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) JavaScript
2 14 (46.67%) Java
3 7 (23.33%) Ruby
4 6 (20.00%) Clojure
4 6 (20.00%) SQL
5 3 (10.00%) Python
5 3 (10.00%) Scala
6 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
6 2 (6.67%) C#
7 1 (3.33%) C
7 1 (3.33%) PHP
7 1 (3.33%) Ada
7 1 (3.33%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.33%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) ISEB
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.67%) Adobe
1 2 (6.67%) Google
2 1 (3.33%) hybris
2 1 (3.33%) Facebook
2 1 (3.33%) Xamarin
2 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
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