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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bitbucket
Rank 592 571 545
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -26
Contract jobs citing Bitbucket 15 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.021% 0.008%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.21% 0.16% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 0
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£318 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.29% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 - -
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
6998 6715 5264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.92% 12.76% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4545 4348 3311
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 £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 152 150
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £31.00 £24.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.53 £52.50 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 22 May 2015.

Bitbucket Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Bitbucket
Top 9 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 22 May 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 -22 15 £318 -25.29% 12
London -4 14 £305 -28.23% 9
City of London - 2 £425 - 3
North West -20 1 £325 -
South West - 1 £325 - 1
Liverpool - 1 £325 -
Merseyside - 1 £325 -
Street - 1 £325 -
Somerset - 1 £325 -

Bitbucket
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 20 (76.92%) Git (software)
2 15 (57.69%) Java
3 13 (50.00%) HTML
3 13 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 12 (46.15%) CSS
5 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
5 10 (38.46%) JIRA
6 9 (34.62%) HTML5
6 9 (34.62%) CSS3
6 9 (34.62%) AngularJS
6 9 (34.62%) User Experience
7 8 (30.77%) Backbone.js
7 8 (30.77%) KnockoutJS
7 8 (30.77%) GitHub
7 8 (30.77%) Jenkins
8 7 (26.92%) Sass
8 7 (26.92%) BDD
8 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (26.92%) Spring
9 6 (23.08%) Ruby
9 6 (23.08%) W3C
9 6 (23.08%) Clojure
9 6 (23.08%) LESS
9 6 (23.08%) Semantic HTML
10 5 (19.23%) hybris
10 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (19.23%) jQuery
10 5 (19.23%) Unit Testing
10 5 (19.23%) SQL
11 4 (15.38%) Subversion

Bitbucket
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (7.69%) Drupal
1 2 (7.69%) Confluence
1 2 (7.69%) Node.js
1 2 (7.69%) IIS
1 2 (7.69%) CMS
2 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.85%) WordPress
2 1 (3.85%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) HipChat
2 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (30.77%) GitHub
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.85%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (3.85%) Google Analytics
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (76.92%) Git (software)
2 10 (38.46%) JIRA
3 8 (30.77%) Jenkins
4 4 (15.38%) Subversion
5 2 (7.69%) Mercurial
5 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.85%) Xcode
6 1 (3.85%) Grunt
6 1 (3.85%) Selenium
6 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (11.54%) Retail
1 3 (11.54%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Electronics
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 25 (96.15%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Front-End Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Hybris Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Web Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Drupal Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Perl Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (3.85%) QA Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Environment Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Python Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Python Web Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Software Tester
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Node.js Developer
6 1 (3.85%) iOS Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (50.00%) HTML
2 12 (46.15%) CSS
3 9 (34.62%) HTML5
3 9 (34.62%) CSS3
3 9 (34.62%) AngularJS
4 8 (30.77%) Backbone.js
4 8 (30.77%) KnockoutJS
5 7 (26.92%) Sass
5 7 (26.92%) Spring
6 6 (23.08%) LESS
6 6 (23.08%) Semantic HTML
7 5 (19.23%) jQuery
8 3 (11.54%) XML
8 3 (11.54%) JSON
8 3 (11.54%) RESTful
9 2 (7.69%) Spring MVC
9 2 (7.69%) Play Framework
9 2 (7.69%) XSL
9 2 (7.69%) .NET
9 2 (7.69%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) User Experience
2 6 (23.08%) W3C
3 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.85%) DTV
4 1 (3.85%) Social Media
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.85%) iPhone
4 1 (3.85%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Phone
2 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 7 (26.92%) BDD
2 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (19.23%) Unit Testing
4 3 (11.54%) TDD
4 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
4 3 (11.54%) OOP
5 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
5 2 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (7.69%) OO
5 2 (7.69%) MVC
5 2 (7.69%) Web Development
5 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.69%) DevOps
6 1 (3.85%) Mobile Development
6 1 (3.85%) Analytics
6 1 (3.85%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Automated Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) Java
2 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 6 (23.08%) Ruby
3 6 (23.08%) Clojure
4 5 (19.23%) SQL
5 2 (7.69%) Scala
5 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 2 (7.69%) Perl
5 2 (7.69%) C#
6 1 (3.85%) Apple Swift
6 1 (3.85%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.85%) C
6 1 (3.85%) PHP
6 1 (3.85%) Python
6 1 (3.85%) Ada
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Puppet
1 2 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (7.69%) Ansible
1 2 (7.69%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) hybris
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Adobe
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Google
3 1 (3.85%) SAP
3 1 (3.85%) Facebook
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