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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bitbucket
Rank 600 602 582
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -20
Contract jobs citing Bitbucket 25 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.025% 0.011%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.31% 0.19% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 6 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 £236 £325 £480
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £820
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
8089 7189 6182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.81% 12.93% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5319 4586 3966
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 133 131
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £30.00 £23.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £71.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.85%

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 28 August 2015.

Bitbucket Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Bitbucket
Top 16 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 28 August 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 -1 25 £350 -17.64% 19
South East -12 11 £270 - 3
Oxfordshire - 8 £245 -
London +13 5 £350 -17.64% 13
Oxford - 5 £235 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £413 -
Nottingham - 4 £413 -
East Midlands - 4 £413 -
Kent - 3 £350 - 3
South West - 3 £425 - 2
Gloucester - 3 £425 -
Maidstone - 3 £350 - 2
Gloucestershire - 3 £425 -
North West - 2 £275 -
Manchester - 2 £275 -
City of London - 1 £425 -

Bitbucket
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 32 (78.05%) Git (software)
2 30 (73.17%) HTML
3 29 (70.73%) JavaScript
4 23 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (56.10%) HTML5
5 22 (53.66%) CSS
6 18 (43.90%) Jenkins
7 17 (41.46%) AngularJS
8 16 (39.02%) Sass
8 16 (39.02%) Java
8 16 (39.02%) JIRA
9 15 (36.59%) jQuery
9 15 (36.59%) CSS3
10 12 (29.27%) RabbitMQ
10 12 (29.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 12 (29.27%) MongoDB
11 11 (26.83%) OOP
11 11 (26.83%) Backbone.js
12 10 (24.39%) GitHub
12 10 (24.39%) User Experience
12 10 (24.39%) Scrum
13 9 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (21.95%) JSON
13 9 (21.95%) Grunt
13 9 (21.95%) Responsive Web Design
14 8 (19.51%) Laravel
14 8 (19.51%) LESS
14 8 (19.51%) PHPUnit
14 8 (19.51%) Elasticsearch
14 8 (19.51%) Mobile App

Bitbucket
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (19.51%) Apache
1 8 (19.51%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (12.20%) CMS
3 4 (9.76%) IIS
3 4 (9.76%) Umbraco
4 3 (7.32%) Confluence
4 3 (7.32%) Node.js
4 3 (7.32%) GlassFish
5 2 (4.88%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Photoshop
2 3 (7.32%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 10 (24.39%) GitHub
2 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.44%) Google Analytics
4 1 (2.44%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) HTTP
1 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.44%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (29.27%) MongoDB
2 4 (9.76%) Redis
2 4 (9.76%) Relational Database
2 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 32 (78.05%) Git (software)
2 18 (43.90%) Jenkins
3 16 (39.02%) JIRA
4 9 (21.95%) Grunt
5 8 (19.51%) Bower
5 8 (19.51%) PHPUnit
6 7 (17.07%) Selenium
7 4 (9.76%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (9.76%) NeoLoad
8 3 (7.32%) NetBeans
8 3 (7.32%) Subversion
8 3 (7.32%) WebDriver
9 2 (4.88%) Mercurial
9 2 (4.88%) JMeter
9 2 (4.88%) Appium
10 1 (2.44%) gulp
10 1 (2.44%) eggPlant
10 1 (2.44%) Xcode
10 1 (2.44%) TestNG
10 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
1 4 (9.76%) Automotive
2 2 (4.88%) Marketing
3 1 (2.44%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Billing
Job Titles
1 38 (92.68%) Developer
2 9 (21.95%) Front-End Developer
3 8 (19.51%) PHP Developer
4 7 (17.07%) Web Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Java Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Senior Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Front-End Web Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Python Developer
7 3 (7.32%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Drupal Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Node.js Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Lead Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Software Tester
9 1 (2.44%) Test Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) QA Tester
9 1 (2.44%) Analyst
9 1 (2.44%) Test Analyst
9 1 (2.44%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (73.17%) HTML
2 23 (56.10%) HTML5
3 22 (53.66%) CSS
4 17 (41.46%) AngularJS
5 16 (39.02%) Sass
6 15 (36.59%) CSS3
6 15 (36.59%) jQuery
7 12 (29.27%) RabbitMQ
7 12 (29.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 11 (26.83%) Backbone.js
9 9 (21.95%) JSON
10 8 (19.51%) Laravel
10 8 (19.51%) LESS
11 7 (17.07%) KnockoutJS
11 7 (17.07%) Middleware
12 6 (14.63%) REST
13 5 (12.20%) SOAP
13 5 (12.20%) Web Services
13 5 (12.20%) XML
14 4 (9.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) User Experience
2 8 (19.51%) Mobile App
3 4 (9.76%) W3C
4 1 (2.44%) IPTV
4 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.44%) iPhone
4 1 (2.44%) Video on Demand
4 1 (2.44%) Social Media
4 1 (2.44%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Linux
2 3 (7.32%) Android
2 3 (7.32%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.88%) Windows
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.83%) OOP
3 10 (24.39%) Scrum
4 9 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (21.95%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (17.07%) E-Commerce
5 7 (17.07%) MVC
6 5 (12.20%) TDD
7 4 (9.76%) Web Design
7 4 (9.76%) Waterfall
7 4 (9.76%) Mobile Application Development
7 4 (9.76%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (9.76%) Mentoring
7 4 (9.76%) SDLC
8 3 (7.32%) API Development
8 3 (7.32%) Open Source
8 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
8 3 (7.32%) Configuration Management
9 2 (4.88%) Web Development
9 2 (4.88%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (70.73%) JavaScript
2 16 (39.02%) Java
3 8 (19.51%) PHP
3 8 (19.51%) SQL
3 8 (19.51%) Shell Script
4 5 (12.20%) Ruby
5 4 (9.76%) Clojure
5 4 (9.76%) C#
5 4 (9.76%) Python
6 3 (7.32%) Scala
7 1 (2.44%) Apple Swift
7 1 (2.44%) Ada
7 1 (2.44%) C
7 1 (2.44%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) ISEB
2 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Pingdom
2 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
1 4 (9.76%) New Relic
2 2 (4.88%) Google
3 1 (2.44%) Facebook
3 1 (2.44%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.44%) Adobe
3 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
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