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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bitbucket
Rank 565 555 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Bitbucket 11 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.022% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.16% 0.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 0
Average daily rate
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£383 £373 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.68% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - -
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
7034 6005 5043
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.40% 11.95% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4629 3776 3188
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 113 159
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £19.19 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.95 £54.00 £43.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +5.00%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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 -18 11 £383 +2.68% 16
South West - 7 £400 -
London -21 3 £365 -2.01% 13
South East -29 1 £275 - 2
East of England - - - - 1
Chiswick - - - - 2
Altrincham - - - -
Basingstoke - - - - 1
Bolton - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Petersfield - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
North West - - - -

Bitbucket
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 24 (77.42%) Git (software)
2 16 (51.61%) Java
3 14 (45.16%) XML
3 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (38.71%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (38.71%) HTML
4 12 (38.71%) CSS
4 12 (38.71%) JavaScript
4 12 (38.71%) E-Commerce
5 11 (35.48%) Jenkins
6 10 (32.26%) JIRA
6 10 (32.26%) Scrum
7 9 (29.03%) Linux
7 9 (29.03%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (29.03%) DevOps
7 9 (29.03%) User Experience
8 8 (25.81%) GitHub
8 8 (25.81%) Puppet
8 8 (25.81%) PHP
8 8 (25.81%) Apache
8 8 (25.81%) Spring
9 7 (22.58%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (22.58%) ITIL
9 7 (22.58%) REST
9 7 (22.58%) Open Source
9 7 (22.58%) HTML5
9 7 (22.58%) Sass
10 6 (19.35%) LESS
10 6 (19.35%) AngularJS
10 6 (19.35%) Semantic HTML

Bitbucket
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (25.81%) Apache
2 6 (19.35%) Drupal
3 3 (9.68%) IIS
4 2 (6.45%) Confluence
5 1 (3.23%) JBoss
5 1 (3.23%) WordPress
5 1 (3.23%) nginx
5 1 (3.23%) ExpressionEngine
5 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (3.23%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) GitHub
2 1 (3.23%) IaaS
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) SNMP
2 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.23%) DNS
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.68%) DB2
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) RavenDB
3 1 (3.23%) DataStax
3 1 (3.23%) MySQL
3 1 (3.23%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 24 (77.42%) Git (software)
2 11 (35.48%) Jenkins
3 10 (32.26%) JIRA
4 3 (9.68%) Selenium
4 3 (9.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (9.68%) JUnit
4 3 (9.68%) Eclipse
4 3 (9.68%) Checkstyle
4 3 (9.68%) Mockito
4 3 (9.68%) SoapUI
5 2 (6.45%) Gradle
5 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (6.45%) Xcode
5 2 (6.45%) Subversion
6 1 (3.23%) Maven
6 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.23%) Android Studio
6 1 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 5 (16.13%) Retail
2 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Back Office
3 1 (3.23%) Electronics
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) Developer
2 7 (22.58%) Front-End Developer
3 5 (16.13%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Java Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Hybris Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) DevOps Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) Perl Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) iOS Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Environment Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Android Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Management Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Operations Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Web Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (45.16%) XML
2 12 (38.71%) HTML
2 12 (38.71%) CSS
3 8 (25.81%) Spring
4 7 (22.58%) HTML5
4 7 (22.58%) REST
4 7 (22.58%) Sass
5 6 (19.35%) LESS
5 6 (19.35%) AngularJS
5 6 (19.35%) Semantic HTML
5 6 (19.35%) CSS3
5 6 (19.35%) Backbone.js
5 6 (19.35%) KnockoutJS
5 6 (19.35%) LAMP
6 5 (16.13%) Web Services
6 5 (16.13%) XSL
6 5 (16.13%) XHTML
7 4 (12.90%) JSON
8 3 (9.68%) JSTL
8 3 (9.68%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) User Experience
2 7 (22.58%) Open Source
3 6 (19.35%) W3C
4 2 (6.45%) iPhone
5 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.23%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.45%) UNIX
4 1 (3.23%) Android
4 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (38.71%) E-Commerce
2 12 (38.71%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (32.26%) Scrum
4 9 (29.03%) DevOps
5 7 (22.58%) ITIL
6 6 (19.35%) Identity Management
6 6 (19.35%) OO
6 6 (19.35%) Performance Analysis
7 5 (16.13%) BDD
7 5 (16.13%) Unit Testing
8 4 (12.90%) TDD
8 4 (12.90%) MVC
9 3 (9.68%) SOA
9 3 (9.68%) UML
9 3 (9.68%) Multithreading
9 3 (9.68%) User Stories
10 2 (6.45%) Product Management
10 2 (6.45%) iOS Development
10 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 16 (51.61%) Java
2 12 (38.71%) JavaScript
3 8 (25.81%) PHP
4 6 (19.35%) SQL
4 6 (19.35%) Ruby
4 6 (19.35%) Bash Shell
4 6 (19.35%) Clojure
5 3 (9.68%) C#
6 2 (6.45%) Perl
6 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
6 2 (6.45%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.23%) PHP5
7 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (12.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) KVM
2 2 (6.45%) Docker
2 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (29.03%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (25.81%) Puppet
3 6 (19.35%) Vagrant
4 3 (9.68%) Ansible
5 2 (6.45%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) hybris
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle
2 3 (9.68%) Canoo
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.23%) Adobe
4 1 (3.23%) Endeca
4 1 (3.23%) Zend
4 1 (3.23%) SAP
4 1 (3.23%) RedPrairie
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