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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bitbucket
Rank 555 620 610
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -10
Contract jobs citing Bitbucket 85 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.027% 0.029%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.03% 0.21% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 6 12
Average daily rate £400 £310 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -24.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £294 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £365 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -
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
8246 7238 6813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.76% 12.98% 12.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5599 4635 4364
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 142 132
Average hourly rate £42.37 £37.04 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.38% -2.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.40 £26.47 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.20 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.17% -2.01%

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 29 April 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bitbucket within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +26 63 £478 +54.03% 26
London -3 23 £525 +75.00% 14
Glasgow - 12 £300 -
Scotland - 12 £300 -
South West +10 11 £538 +65.38% 4
Gloucestershire - 10 £538 - 2
Shropshire - 9 £400 -
Telford - 9 £400 -
West Midlands - 9 £400 -
East of England - 6 £625 -
Hertfordshire - 5 £625 -
Yorkshire - 4 - -
Leeds - 4 - -
West Yorkshire - 4 - -
North East - 3 £375 -
South East - 3 £388 - 4
City of London +43 2 £413 -2.94% 2
North West -8 2 £400 +23.07% 4
Rickmansworth - 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £375 -
Cheshire - 2 £400 -
Surrey - 2 £401 - 2
East Midlands - 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £375 -
Somerset +9 1 - - 2
Farnham - 1 £388 - 1
Woking - 1 £415 -
Berkshire - 1 £350 -

Bitbucket
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 88 (70.40%) Git (software)
2 81 (64.80%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (48.00%) JIRA
4 56 (44.80%) Jenkins
5 54 (43.20%) Java
6 53 (42.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 49 (39.20%) TDD
7 49 (39.20%) CSS
7 49 (39.20%) DevOps
8 46 (36.80%) HTML
8 46 (36.80%) Confluence
9 42 (33.60%) HTML5
9 42 (33.60%) Software Engineering
9 42 (33.60%) Maven
10 41 (32.80%) Subversion
10 41 (32.80%) Atlassian
11 40 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
11 40 (32.00%) Gradle
12 37 (29.60%) CSS3
13 36 (28.80%) AngularJS
14 35 (28.00%) Web Services
15 34 (27.20%) Linux
16 33 (26.40%) Spring
17 32 (25.60%) JavaScript
18 27 (21.60%) Scrum
19 26 (20.80%) Configuration Management
19 26 (20.80%) REST
19 26 (20.80%) React
20 25 (20.00%) JUnit
20 25 (20.00%) OO

Bitbucket
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 46 (36.80%) Confluence
2 18 (14.40%) Apache
3 15 (12.00%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (8.80%) OpenStack
5 7 (5.60%) WebLogic
6 5 (4.00%) Jetty
6 5 (4.00%) Node.js
6 5 (4.00%) Tomcat
7 4 (3.20%) MS Project Server
7 4 (3.20%) WebSphere
8 3 (2.40%) IIS
8 3 (2.40%) nginx
8 3 (2.40%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.60%) Apache Pig
9 2 (1.60%) Apache Spark
9 2 (1.60%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.80%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (3.20%) MS Project
2 2 (1.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.80%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 19 (15.20%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (12.00%) GitHub
2 15 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (9.60%) PaaS
3 12 (9.60%) SaaS
4 10 (8.00%) IaaS
5 5 (4.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (2.40%) Bluemix
7 2 (1.60%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.60%) Office 365
8 1 (0.80%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.60%) DNS
2 5 (4.00%) IMAP
2 5 (4.00%) Internet
2 5 (4.00%) SMTP
2 5 (4.00%) SNMP
3 4 (3.20%) AMQP
3 4 (3.20%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.60%) VoIP
5 1 (0.80%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (19.20%) MySQL
2 14 (11.20%) OrientDB
3 13 (10.40%) Relational Database
4 12 (9.60%) Hadoop
4 12 (9.60%) Neo4j
5 10 (8.00%) SQL Server
6 9 (7.20%) MongoDB
6 9 (7.20%) Oracle Database
6 9 (7.20%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (5.60%) Big Data
8 6 (4.80%) NoSQL
8 6 (4.80%) SQLite
9 5 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (4.00%) Couchbase
9 5 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (3.20%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (3.20%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (3.20%) SAP HANA
10 4 (3.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (2.40%) Redis
Development Applications
1 88 (70.40%) Git (software)
2 60 (48.00%) JIRA
3 56 (44.80%) Jenkins
4 53 (42.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 42 (33.60%) Maven
6 41 (32.80%) Subversion
7 40 (32.00%) Gradle
8 25 (20.00%) JUnit
9 23 (18.40%) Eclipse
10 18 (14.40%) Mockito
11 15 (12.00%) Sonatype Nexus
12 14 (11.20%) Ant
13 11 (8.80%) FishEye
14 10 (8.00%) ClearCase
14 10 (8.00%) ClearQuest
15 9 (7.20%) GitLab
15 9 (7.20%) JIRA Agile
15 9 (7.20%) PVCS
16 8 (6.40%) Cucumber
17 7 (5.60%) Jasmine
General
1 20 (16.00%) Banking
2 7 (5.60%) Retail
3 5 (4.00%) Finance
4 3 (2.40%) Publishing
5 2 (1.60%) Games
6 1 (0.80%) Back Office
6 1 (0.80%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.80%) Legal
6 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 65 (52.00%) Developer
2 18 (14.40%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 16 (12.80%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (9.60%) Software Engineer
5 11 (8.80%) Java Developer
6 10 (8.00%) Senior Developer
7 9 (7.20%) Android Developer
7 9 (7.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (7.20%) Infrastructure Support
7 9 (7.20%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 9 (7.20%) Support Engineer
8 8 (6.40%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
9 7 (5.60%) Software Developer
10 6 (4.80%) Architect
10 6 (4.80%) JavaScript Developer
11 5 (4.00%) Big Data Engineer
11 5 (4.00%) Data Engineer
11 5 (4.00%) iOS Developer
11 5 (4.00%) Technical Leader
11 5 (4.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (39.20%) CSS
2 46 (36.80%) HTML
3 42 (33.60%) HTML5
4 37 (29.60%) CSS3
5 36 (28.80%) AngularJS
6 35 (28.00%) Web Services
7 33 (26.40%) Spring
8 26 (20.80%) React
8 26 (20.80%) REST
9 23 (18.40%) jQuery
10 22 (17.60%) SOAP
11 20 (16.00%) Java EE
12 19 (15.20%) JSON
13 15 (12.00%) Spring MVC
13 15 (12.00%) Struts
14 14 (11.20%) EJB
14 14 (11.20%) JSF
15 11 (8.80%) .NET
16 10 (8.00%) J2EE
16 10 (8.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.80%) User Experience
2 15 (12.00%) Mobile App
2 15 (12.00%) Wiki
3 12 (9.60%) Cyberthreat
4 6 (4.80%) Data Structures
5 5 (4.00%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.20%) Blog
6 4 (3.20%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (2.40%) DataPower
7 3 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.60%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.60%) NHS
9 1 (0.80%) DTV
9 1 (0.80%) iPad
9 1 (0.80%) iPhone
9 1 (0.80%) IPTV
9 1 (0.80%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.80%) Streaming Video
9 1 (0.80%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 34 (27.20%) Linux
2 16 (12.80%) Windows
3 12 (9.60%) Android
4 10 (8.00%) Apple iOS
5 9 (7.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (6.40%) Unix
7 6 (4.80%) Solaris
7 6 (4.80%) Windows Server
8 5 (4.00%) CentOS
8 5 (4.00%) Debian
8 5 (4.00%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.80%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (64.80%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (39.20%) DevOps
2 49 (39.20%) TDD
3 42 (33.60%) Software Engineering
4 40 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (21.60%) Scrum
6 26 (20.80%) Configuration Management
7 25 (20.00%) OO
8 21 (16.80%) MVC
8 21 (16.80%) Open Source
9 19 (15.20%) Responsive Web Design
10 18 (14.40%) Front End Development
10 18 (14.40%) Mentoring
10 18 (14.40%) Microservices
11 17 (13.60%) Web Development
12 16 (12.80%) Requirements Analysis
13 15 (12.00%) OOD
13 15 (12.00%) SDLC
13 15 (12.00%) Web Design
14 14 (11.20%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 54 (43.20%) Java
2 32 (25.60%) JavaScript
3 20 (16.00%) Ruby
4 18 (14.40%) SQL
5 17 (13.60%) Scala
6 15 (12.00%) PL/SQL
7 12 (9.60%) C#
7 12 (9.60%) Shell Script
8 10 (8.00%) Python
9 7 (5.60%) C
10 5 (4.00%) Bash Shell
10 5 (4.00%) Perl
11 3 (2.40%) PHP
12 2 (1.60%) C++
12 2 (1.60%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.80%) Groovy
13 1 (0.80%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (11.20%) DV Cleared
3 11 (8.80%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.00%) Degree
5 1 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.60%) QA
2 4 (3.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (11.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.00%) Docker
2 5 (4.00%) NFS
3 2 (1.60%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.60%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.80%) Samba
Systems Management
1 18 (14.40%) Puppet
2 14 (11.20%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (8.80%) Ansible
4 5 (4.00%) HAProxy
4 5 (4.00%) Kibana
5 4 (3.20%) Bacula
5 4 (3.20%) Cacti
5 4 (3.20%) Nagios
6 3 (2.40%) SELinux
Vendors
1 41 (32.80%) Atlassian
2 20 (16.00%) Oracle
3 16 (12.80%) VMware
4 13 (10.40%) Red Hat
5 9 (7.20%) BMC
6 7 (5.60%) Google
6 7 (5.60%) Microsoft
7 6 (4.80%) IBM
8 4 (3.20%) Black Duck
8 4 (3.20%) Coverity
8 4 (3.20%) HP
8 4 (3.20%) SAP
8 4 (3.20%) Vertica
9 3 (2.40%) SaltStack
9 3 (2.40%) Sitecore
10 2 (1.60%) Brocade
10 2 (1.60%) Dell
10 2 (1.60%) Sonatype
10 2 (1.60%) VocaLink
11 1 (0.80%) Apigee
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