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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bitbucket
Rank 609 601 565
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -36
Contract jobs citing Bitbucket 19 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.026% 0.022%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.25% 0.20% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 3
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£381 £425 £800
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.29% -46.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £373 £480
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £433 £820
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 - -
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
7586 6995 5859
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.30% 12.79% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5005 4482 3666
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 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 153 144
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 £23.88 £30.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £71.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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 30 July 2015.

Bitbucket Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Bitbucket
Top 14 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 30 July 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 -24 19 £381 -10.29% 22
London -6 8 £350 -17.64% 10
Nottingham - 4 £413 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £413 -
East Midlands - 4 £413 -
South East - 3 £225 - 5
South West - 3 £425 - 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £225 - 2
Gloucester - 3 £425 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £425 -
City of London - 2 £425 - 1
Oxford - 2 £225 - 1
Manchester - 1 £275 -
North West - 1 £275 - 2

Bitbucket
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 25 (73.53%) Git (software)
2 24 (70.59%) HTML
3 23 (67.65%) JavaScript
4 20 (58.82%) CSS
4 20 (58.82%) HTML5
5 19 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (55.88%) AngularJS
6 17 (50.00%) CSS3
7 14 (41.18%) Java
8 13 (38.24%) Backbone.js
8 13 (38.24%) Sass
9 12 (35.29%) GitHub
9 12 (35.29%) User Experience
9 12 (35.29%) JIRA
9 12 (35.29%) jQuery
10 10 (29.41%) Scrum
10 10 (29.41%) LESS
11 9 (26.47%) Responsive Web Design
11 9 (26.47%) KnockoutJS
11 9 (26.47%) Jenkins
11 9 (26.47%) E-Commerce
11 9 (26.47%) JSON
12 8 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (23.53%) SQL
13 7 (20.59%) Middleware
13 7 (20.59%) MVC
13 7 (20.59%) Ruby
13 7 (20.59%) RabbitMQ
13 7 (20.59%) MongoDB
13 7 (20.59%) Twitter Bootstrap

Bitbucket
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 5 (14.71%) CMS
2 4 (11.76%) IIS
2 4 (11.76%) Umbraco
3 3 (8.82%) Confluence
3 3 (8.82%) Node.js
3 3 (8.82%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (8.82%) Apache
4 2 (5.88%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Photoshop
2 3 (8.82%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 12 (35.29%) GitHub
2 3 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.94%) Google Analytics
4 1 (2.94%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) HTTP
1 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.94%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) MongoDB
2 4 (11.76%) Redis
2 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (73.53%) Git (software)
2 12 (35.29%) JIRA
3 9 (26.47%) Jenkins
4 6 (17.65%) Selenium
5 4 (11.76%) Grunt
5 4 (11.76%) NeoLoad
5 4 (11.76%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (8.82%) Bower
6 3 (8.82%) PHPUnit
6 3 (8.82%) Subversion
7 2 (5.88%) Mercurial
7 2 (5.88%) WebDriver
8 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
8 1 (2.94%) JMeter
8 1 (2.94%) Xcode
8 1 (2.94%) Appium
8 1 (2.94%) gulp
8 1 (2.94%) eggPlant
8 1 (2.94%) Calabash
General
1 4 (11.76%) Automotive
2 3 (8.82%) Finance
3 2 (5.88%) Marketing
4 1 (2.94%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (2.94%) Retail
4 1 (2.94%) Billing
Job Titles
1 32 (94.12%) Developer
2 11 (32.35%) Front-End Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Web Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Front-End Web Developer
5 3 (8.82%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (8.82%) PHP Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Python Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Lead Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Drupal Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Node.js Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Tester
7 1 (2.94%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) iOS Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Django Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Software Tester
7 1 (2.94%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (70.59%) HTML
2 20 (58.82%) CSS
2 20 (58.82%) HTML5
3 19 (55.88%) AngularJS
4 17 (50.00%) CSS3
5 13 (38.24%) Backbone.js
5 13 (38.24%) Sass
6 12 (35.29%) jQuery
7 10 (29.41%) LESS
8 9 (26.47%) KnockoutJS
8 9 (26.47%) JSON
9 7 (20.59%) RabbitMQ
9 7 (20.59%) Middleware
9 7 (20.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (17.65%) Semantic HTML
10 6 (17.65%) REST
11 5 (14.71%) SOAP
11 5 (14.71%) Web Services
12 4 (11.76%) .NET
12 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) User Experience
2 7 (20.59%) Mobile App
3 6 (17.65%) W3C
4 1 (2.94%) IPTV
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.94%) iPhone
4 1 (2.94%) Video on Demand
4 1 (2.94%) Social Media
4 1 (2.94%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Android
2 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (29.41%) Scrum
3 9 (26.47%) Responsive Web Design
3 9 (26.47%) E-Commerce
4 8 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (20.59%) MVC
6 6 (17.65%) OOP
7 5 (14.71%) TDD
8 4 (11.76%) Waterfall
8 4 (11.76%) Web Design
8 4 (11.76%) Mobile Application Development
8 4 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
8 4 (11.76%) SDLC
9 3 (8.82%) API Development
9 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
9 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
10 2 (5.88%) Web Development
10 2 (5.88%) Regression Testing
10 2 (5.88%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 23 (67.65%) JavaScript
2 14 (41.18%) Java
3 8 (23.53%) SQL
4 7 (20.59%) Ruby
5 6 (17.65%) Clojure
6 4 (11.76%) Python
6 4 (11.76%) C#
7 3 (8.82%) PHP
7 3 (8.82%) Shell Script
7 3 (8.82%) Scala
8 1 (2.94%) Apple Swift
8 1 (2.94%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.94%) Ada
8 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) ISEB
2 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Pingdom
2 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
1 4 (11.76%) New Relic
2 2 (5.88%) Google
3 1 (2.94%) Facebook
3 1 (2.94%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.94%) Adobe
3 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
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Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago