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 17 December 2014 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bitbucket
Rank 566 564 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Bitbucket 22 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.012% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.30% 0.100% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 0
Average daily rate
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£365 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -
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
7330 6012 5885
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.22% 11.63% 11.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5043 3860 3612
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 144 245
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.00 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.80 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%

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 17 December 2014.

Bitbucket Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Bitbucket
Top 26 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 17 December 2014. 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 -8 21 £365 +12.30% 11
London +14 11 £350 +7.69% 6
South East - 6 £400 - 3
Maidenhead - 5 - -
Berkshire - 5 - -
South West - 4 £406 - 2
City of London +20 1 £400 -11.11% 2
Hampshire - 1 £400 - 1
Kent - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 2
Warwickshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Leamington Spa - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Loughborough - - - -
Chiswick - - - -

Bitbucket
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 23 (67.65%) Git (software)
2 22 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (58.82%) XML
4 19 (55.88%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (47.06%) Java
6 14 (41.18%) Scrum
6 14 (41.18%) JIRA
6 14 (41.18%) Jenkins
7 13 (38.24%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (38.24%) REST
7 13 (38.24%) DevOps
7 13 (38.24%) Linux
8 12 (35.29%) Apache
8 12 (35.29%) PHP
9 11 (32.35%) ITIL
9 11 (32.35%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (32.35%) Open Source
9 11 (32.35%) Puppet
10 10 (29.41%) Vagrant
10 10 (29.41%) Performance Analysis
10 10 (29.41%) KVM
10 10 (29.41%) Bash Shell
10 10 (29.41%) Drupal
10 10 (29.41%) LAMP
10 10 (29.41%) Identity Management
10 10 (29.41%) HTML
10 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
10 10 (29.41%) CSS
11 9 (26.47%) E-Commerce
11 9 (26.47%) JSON

Bitbucket
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 12 (35.29%) Apache
2 10 (29.41%) Drupal
3 2 (5.88%) Confluence
4 1 (2.94%) nginx
4 1 (2.94%) Moodle
4 1 (2.94%) Mule
4 1 (2.94%) JBoss
4 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.94%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.65%) GitHub
2 1 (2.94%) IaaS
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) SNMP
2 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.94%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) DB2
2 1 (2.94%) RavenDB
2 1 (2.94%) DataStax
2 1 (2.94%) SQLite
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (67.65%) Git (software)
2 14 (41.18%) JIRA
2 14 (41.18%) Jenkins
3 3 (8.82%) SoapUI
3 3 (8.82%) Checkstyle
3 3 (8.82%) Selenium
3 3 (8.82%) Mockito
3 3 (8.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (8.82%) Eclipse
3 3 (8.82%) JUnit
4 2 (5.88%) Xcode
4 2 (5.88%) Gradle
5 1 (2.94%) Android Studio
5 1 (2.94%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.94%) Maven
5 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (8.82%) Retail
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
1 3 (8.82%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.94%) Marketing
2 1 (2.94%) Electronics
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.94%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (64.71%) Developer
2 9 (26.47%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Android Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Front-End Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Hybris Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Lead Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Perl Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) DevOps Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) iOS Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Operations Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) DevOps Specialist
7 1 (2.94%) PHP Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (58.82%) XML
2 13 (38.24%) REST
3 10 (29.41%) LAMP
3 10 (29.41%) HTML
3 10 (29.41%) CSS
4 9 (26.47%) JSON
5 7 (20.59%) Spring
6 6 (17.65%) Web Services
6 6 (17.65%) HTML5
7 5 (14.71%) RESTful
7 5 (14.71%) XHTML
8 4 (11.76%) Sass
8 4 (11.76%) LESS
8 4 (11.76%) AngularJS
8 4 (11.76%) Semantic HTML
8 4 (11.76%) CSS3
8 4 (11.76%) Backbone.js
8 4 (11.76%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (8.82%) JSTL
9 3 (8.82%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Open Source
2 7 (20.59%) User Experience
3 4 (11.76%) W3C
4 2 (5.88%) iPhone
5 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.94%) E-Learning
5 1 (2.94%) Learning Management System
5 1 (2.94%) DTV
5 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Linux
2 5 (14.71%) Android
3 4 (11.76%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.88%) UNIX
5 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (55.88%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (41.18%) Scrum
4 13 (38.24%) DevOps
5 11 (32.35%) ITIL
6 10 (29.41%) Performance Analysis
6 10 (29.41%) Identity Management
7 9 (26.47%) E-Commerce
8 7 (20.59%) OO
9 6 (17.65%) TDD
9 6 (17.65%) Product Management
10 5 (14.71%) Android Development
10 5 (14.71%) MVC
11 4 (11.76%) Unit Testing
11 4 (11.76%) BDD
12 3 (8.82%) User Stories
12 3 (8.82%) Analytics
12 3 (8.82%) iOS Development
12 3 (8.82%) Multithreading
12 3 (8.82%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 16 (47.06%) Java
2 12 (35.29%) PHP
3 10 (29.41%) Bash Shell
3 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 7 (20.59%) SQL
5 4 (11.76%) Ruby
5 4 (11.76%) Clojure
6 3 (8.82%) Objective-C
7 2 (5.88%) Perl
8 1 (2.94%) PHP5
8 1 (2.94%) C
8 1 (2.94%) C#
8 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (29.41%) KVM
2 2 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (38.24%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (32.35%) Puppet
3 10 (29.41%) Vagrant
4 3 (8.82%) Ansible
5 2 (5.88%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) hybris
2 3 (8.82%) Google
2 3 (8.82%) Canoo
3 1 (2.94%) Endeca
3 1 (2.94%) Zend
3 1 (2.94%) RedPrairie
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) SAP
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