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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bitbucket
Rank 594 589 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Bitbucket 12 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.006% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.16% 0.048% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £813 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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
7309 6259 6454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.71% 11.85% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4814 4042 3619
Average daily rate £400 £388 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +5.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £542 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 135 223
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £52.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.64 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -2.70%

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 16 September 2014.

Bitbucket Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Bitbucket
Top 19 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 16 September 2014. 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 +7 12 £400 -50.76% 8
London +22 7 £400 -50.76% 4
Maidenhead - 5 - -
South East - 5 - - 1
Berkshire - 5 - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Leicestershire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Southampton - - - -
Loughborough - - - - 1
Caterham - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Leamington Spa - - - -

Bitbucket
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (60.00%) XML
2 18 (60.00%) JIRA
2 18 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (56.67%) Java
4 15 (50.00%) SQL
5 14 (46.67%) TDD
6 13 (43.33%) JavaScript
6 13 (43.33%) HTML
6 13 (43.33%) CSS
6 13 (43.33%) JSON
6 13 (43.33%) Git (software)
7 11 (36.67%) Android
7 11 (36.67%) RESTful
8 10 (33.33%) HTML5
8 10 (33.33%) Google Analytics
8 10 (33.33%) Analytics
8 10 (33.33%) Android Development
8 10 (33.33%) Google
9 9 (30.00%) Marketing
9 9 (30.00%) Advertising
10 8 (26.67%) Scrum
10 8 (26.67%) REST
11 7 (23.33%) CSS3
11 7 (23.33%) KnockoutJS
11 7 (23.33%) Jenkins
11 7 (23.33%) User Experience
12 6 (20.00%) Publishing
12 6 (20.00%) PHP
13 5 (16.67%) ITIL

Bitbucket
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 5 (16.67%) Drupal
1 5 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.33%) Jetty
2 1 (3.33%) Mule
2 1 (3.33%) Moodle
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) GitHub
2 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) DB2
3 1 (3.33%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 18 (60.00%) JIRA
2 13 (43.33%) Git (software)
3 7 (23.33%) Jenkins
4 3 (10.00%) Selenium
5 2 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (6.67%) Mockito
5 2 (6.67%) SoapUI
5 2 (6.67%) JUnit
5 2 (6.67%) Eclipse
5 2 (6.67%) Checkstyle
6 1 (3.33%) IntelliJ
6 1 (3.33%) Maven
6 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (30.00%) Advertising
1 9 (30.00%) Marketing
2 6 (20.00%) Publishing
3 4 (13.33%) Retail
3 4 (13.33%) Finance
3 4 (13.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (83.33%) Developer
2 10 (33.33%) Android Developer
3 5 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Lead Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Android Developer
5 2 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (3.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.33%) iOS Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (60.00%) XML
2 13 (43.33%) HTML
2 13 (43.33%) CSS
2 13 (43.33%) JSON
3 11 (36.67%) RESTful
4 10 (33.33%) HTML5
5 8 (26.67%) REST
6 7 (23.33%) CSS3
6 7 (23.33%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (16.67%) LESS
7 5 (16.67%) AngularJS
7 5 (16.67%) LAMP
7 5 (16.67%) jQuery
8 4 (13.33%) Web Services
8 4 (13.33%) .NET
8 4 (13.33%) Semantic HTML
8 4 (13.33%) Sass
8 4 (13.33%) Backbone.js
9 3 (10.00%) Spring
10 2 (6.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) User Experience
2 5 (16.67%) Open Source
3 4 (13.33%) W3C
4 1 (3.33%) E-Learning
4 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Learning Management System
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Android
2 5 (16.67%) Linux
3 3 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (46.67%) TDD
4 10 (33.33%) Analytics
4 10 (33.33%) Android Development
5 8 (26.67%) Scrum
6 5 (16.67%) Identity Management
6 5 (16.67%) ITIL
6 5 (16.67%) Product Management
6 5 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
6 5 (16.67%) DevOps
7 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce
7 4 (13.33%) MVC
8 3 (10.00%) OO
9 2 (6.67%) SOA
9 2 (6.67%) UML
9 2 (6.67%) OOP
9 2 (6.67%) Multithreading
9 2 (6.67%) Kanban
9 2 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) Java
2 15 (50.00%) SQL
3 13 (43.33%) JavaScript
4 6 (20.00%) PHP
5 5 (16.67%) Bash Shell
6 4 (13.33%) Clojure
6 4 (13.33%) Ruby
7 3 (10.00%) C#
8 2 (6.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Vagrant
1 5 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (13.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Google
2 2 (6.67%) Canoo
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