The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bitbucket
Rank 558 555 590
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +35
Contract jobs citing Bitbucket 14 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.022% 0.002%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.21% 0.19% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 1
Average daily rate
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£425 £800 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.87% +300.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £200
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6778 5863 6041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.77% 11.53% 10.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4352 3669 3564
Average daily rate £390 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.29% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 145 211
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+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 22 July 2014.

Bitbucket Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Bitbucket
Top 17 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 July 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
London +21 14 £425 -46.87% 3
England -3 14 £425 -46.87% 5
Chiswick - - - -
Caterham - - - - 1
Leamington Spa - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 2
Warwickshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
South East - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - -

Bitbucket
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 19 (63.33%) JIRA
2 17 (56.67%) JSON
3 16 (53.33%) TDD
3 16 (53.33%) HTML
3 16 (53.33%) Java
3 16 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 16 (53.33%) CSS
4 15 (50.00%) SQL
4 15 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (43.33%) Git (software)
5 13 (43.33%) XML
6 12 (40.00%) HTML5
6 12 (40.00%) Android
7 11 (36.67%) Android Development
7 11 (36.67%) Advertising
7 11 (36.67%) Marketing
8 10 (33.33%) RESTful
9 9 (30.00%) CSS3
9 9 (30.00%) Analytics
9 9 (30.00%) Google
9 9 (30.00%) Google Analytics
10 8 (26.67%) KnockoutJS
10 8 (26.67%) REST
11 7 (23.33%) Publishing
11 7 (23.33%) .NET
12 6 (20.00%) Scrum
12 6 (20.00%) Kanban
12 6 (20.00%) jQuery
12 6 (20.00%) LESS
13 5 (16.67%) AngularJS

Bitbucket
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 5 (16.67%) Drupal
2 2 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (6.67%) WordPress
2 2 (6.67%) Confluence
3 1 (3.33%) Moodle
3 1 (3.33%) Mule
3 1 (3.33%) Jetty
3 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) GitHub
2 2 (6.67%) SaaS
2 2 (6.67%) Rackspace Cloud
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) MySQL
3 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.67%) RavenDB
4 1 (3.33%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 19 (63.33%) JIRA
2 13 (43.33%) Git (software)
3 5 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 3 (10.00%) Behat
4 3 (10.00%) PHPUnit
4 3 (10.00%) Selenium
5 2 (6.67%) Subversion
6 1 (3.33%) Maven
6 1 (3.33%) IntelliJ
6 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (36.67%) Advertising
1 11 (36.67%) Marketing
2 7 (23.33%) Publishing
3 4 (13.33%) Finance
3 4 (13.33%) Manufacturing
3 4 (13.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (93.33%) Developer
2 11 (36.67%) Android Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Lead Developer
5 2 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (6.67%) PHP Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Drupal Developer
5 2 (6.67%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Android Developer
6 1 (3.33%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Mobile Web Developer
6 1 (3.33%) iOS Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior iOS Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (56.67%) JSON
2 16 (53.33%) HTML
2 16 (53.33%) CSS
3 13 (43.33%) XML
4 12 (40.00%) HTML5
5 10 (33.33%) RESTful
6 9 (30.00%) CSS3
7 8 (26.67%) KnockoutJS
7 8 (26.67%) REST
8 7 (23.33%) .NET
9 6 (20.00%) jQuery
9 6 (20.00%) LESS
10 5 (16.67%) AngularJS
11 4 (13.33%) Sass
11 4 (13.33%) Backbone.js
11 4 (13.33%) Semantic HTML
12 3 (10.00%) LAMP
12 3 (10.00%) Ajax
12 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
13 2 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) W3C
2 2 (6.67%) FMCG
3 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.33%) Learning Management System
3 1 (3.33%) E-Learning
3 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) Android
2 3 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.67%) Windows
3 2 (6.67%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) Ubuntu
3 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) TDD
2 15 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (36.67%) Android Development
4 9 (30.00%) Analytics
5 6 (20.00%) Scrum
5 6 (20.00%) Kanban
6 4 (13.33%) OOP
6 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce
6 4 (13.33%) Project Management
6 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (13.33%) BDD
7 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Automated Testing
8 2 (6.67%) Service Management
8 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
8 2 (6.67%) Change Management
8 2 (6.67%) MVC
8 2 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (6.67%) Release Management
8 2 (6.67%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) Java
1 16 (53.33%) JavaScript
2 15 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (13.33%) PHP
3 4 (13.33%) Ruby
3 4 (13.33%) Clojure
4 3 (10.00%) PHP5
4 3 (10.00%) C#
5 2 (6.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Vagrant
1 3 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Google
2 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (6.67%) VMware
2 2 (6.67%) Sitecore
2 2 (6.67%) Rackspace