The table below looks at the statistics for Bitbucket skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bitbucket over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bitbucket
Rank 477 631 621
Rank change year-on-year
+154 -10
Contract jobs citing Bitbucket 176 27 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.046% 0.025%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.99% 0.34% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 23 6
Median daily rate £505 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.28% -17.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -

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
8866 8048 7303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.39% 13.78% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5973 5274 4663
Median daily rate £428 £400 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% +2.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 161 134
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £23.75 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

Bitbucket
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Bitbucket as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 August 2016.

Bitbucket Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Bitbucket
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bitbucket within the UK over the 3 months to 26 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +148 172 £505 +44.28% 33
London +105 122 £525 +50.00% 19
City of London +43 20 £550 +29.41% 6
South West +16 15 £345 -18.82% 3
Westminster - 15 £525 -
Croydon - 13 - -
North West +22 9 £450 +63.63% 2
East Midlands +4 9 £380 -7.87%
West Midlands - 8 £470 - 1
Northamptonshire - 7 - -
Manchester +1 6 £413 +50.00% 1
Wiltshire - 6 £345 -
Shropshire - 6 £456 -
Swindon - 6 £345 -
South Yorkshire - 5 £550 -
Telford - 5 £456 -
Sheffield - 5 £550 -
Yorkshire - 5 £550 - 2
Gloucestershire +7 4 - - 1
Northampton - 4 - -
Cheshire - 3 £450 -
Knutsford - 3 £450 -
Bristol - 3 £475 -
Glasgow - 3 - -
Scotland - 3 - - 4
Nottinghamshire -6 2 £380 -7.87%
Nottingham -6 2 £380 -7.87%
Cheltenham - 2 - - 1
Ruislip - 2 £225 - 1
Uxbridge - 2 - - 1

Bitbucket
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Bitbucket also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Bitbucket.

1 194 (69.04%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (65.84%) Git (software)
3 173 (61.57%) Jenkins
4 157 (55.87%) JIRA
5 153 (54.45%) DevOps
6 144 (51.25%) Confluence
7 143 (50.89%) Linux
8 125 (44.48%) Scrum
9 111 (39.50%) Atlassian
10 110 (39.15%) Security Cleared
11 106 (37.72%) Continuous Integration
11 106 (37.72%) Docker
12 104 (37.01%) Maven
13 103 (36.65%) Ruby
14 102 (36.30%) Java
15 99 (35.23%) Amazon AWS
15 99 (35.23%) Puppet
16 97 (34.52%) Configuration Management
17 96 (34.16%) Apache
18 94 (33.45%) Sonatype Nexus
19 93 (33.10%) JUnit
19 93 (33.10%) SC Cleared
20 89 (31.67%) Oracle
21 87 (30.96%) Ansible
22 85 (30.25%) Kubernetes
22 85 (30.25%) PostgreSQL
23 82 (29.18%) VMware
24 77 (27.40%) Rancher
25 76 (27.05%) Elasticsearch
26 75 (26.69%) JIRA Agile

Bitbucket
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 144 (51.25%) Confluence
2 96 (34.16%) Apache
3 76 (27.05%) Elasticsearch
4 24 (8.54%) OpenStack
5 11 (3.91%) WordPress
6 10 (3.56%) Tomcat
7 8 (2.85%) IIS
8 7 (2.49%) WebLogic
9 6 (2.14%) Drupal
10 5 (1.78%) nginx
11 2 (0.71%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.36%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.36%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.36%) JBoss
12 1 (0.36%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 64 (22.78%) HipChat
2 4 (1.42%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.71%) MS Office
4 1 (0.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Adobe Campaign
1 2 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 99 (35.23%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (15.30%) GitHub
3 14 (4.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (3.20%) PaaS
4 9 (3.20%) SaaS
5 8 (2.85%) IaaS
6 7 (2.49%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (1.42%) Amazon S3
7 4 (1.42%) Bluemix
7 4 (1.42%) Google Analytics
7 4 (1.42%) IBM Cloud
7 4 (1.42%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.71%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.71%) Office 365
8 2 (0.71%) Slack
9 1 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 64 (22.78%) DNS
2 62 (22.06%) OpenLDAP
2 62 (22.06%) OpenVPN
2 62 (22.06%) SSH
3 28 (9.96%) SSL
4 26 (9.25%) TCP/IP
5 24 (8.54%) HTTP
6 12 (4.27%) Internet
7 8 (2.85%) LDAP
8 6 (2.14%) AMQP
9 2 (0.71%) VoIP
10 1 (0.36%) Extranet
10 1 (0.36%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (30.25%) PostgreSQL
2 69 (24.56%) Hadoop
3 35 (12.46%) MongoDB
4 32 (11.39%) MySQL
5 24 (8.54%) Redis
6 16 (5.69%) OrientDB
7 15 (5.34%) Neo4j
8 14 (4.98%) Relational Database
9 13 (4.63%) SQL Server
10 10 (3.56%) Big Data
11 9 (3.20%) NoSQL
11 9 (3.20%) Oracle Database
11 9 (3.20%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (1.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (1.42%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (1.07%) Apache Cassandra
14 2 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.71%) OLAP
14 2 (0.71%) Riak
14 2 (0.71%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 185 (65.84%) Git (software)
2 173 (61.57%) Jenkins
3 157 (55.87%) JIRA
4 104 (37.01%) Maven
5 94 (33.45%) Sonatype Nexus
6 93 (33.10%) JUnit
7 75 (26.69%) JIRA Agile
8 72 (25.62%) Ant
9 68 (24.20%) SonarQube
10 67 (23.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 61 (21.71%) Liquibase
12 42 (14.95%) Subversion
13 38 (13.52%) Gradle
14 25 (8.90%) FishEye
15 24 (8.54%) Mockito
16 19 (6.76%) Eclipse
17 16 (5.69%) Cucumber
18 15 (5.34%) ClearCase
18 15 (5.34%) ClearQuest
19 14 (4.98%) PVCS
General
1 35 (12.46%) Banking
2 21 (7.47%) Publishing
3 12 (4.27%) Finance
4 5 (1.78%) Marketing
4 5 (1.78%) Retail
5 4 (1.42%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.42%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.71%) Electronics
6 2 (0.71%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.36%) Advertising
7 1 (0.36%) Games
7 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 98 (34.88%) DevOps Engineer
2 87 (30.96%) Developer
3 27 (9.61%) Senior DevOps
3 27 (9.61%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 23 (8.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 19 (6.76%) Java Developer
6 18 (6.41%) Lead DevOps
7 16 (5.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (4.98%) Architect
8 14 (4.98%) Infrastructure Support
8 14 (4.98%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 14 (4.98%) Software Engineer
8 14 (4.98%) Support Engineer
9 13 (4.63%) Android Developer
10 12 (4.27%) Senior Developer
11 11 (3.91%) Consultant
12 9 (3.20%) AWS DevOps
12 9 (3.20%) AWS Engineer
12 9 (3.20%) Development Manager
12 9 (3.20%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (24.91%) HTML
2 66 (23.49%) ELK Stack
3 62 (22.06%) MCollective
4 60 (21.35%) Software Packaging
5 59 (21.00%) CSS
6 44 (15.66%) Spring
7 42 (14.95%) HTML5
8 39 (13.88%) CSS3
9 38 (13.52%) Web Services
10 34 (12.10%) REST
11 32 (11.39%) AngularJS
12 27 (9.61%) jQuery
13 26 (9.25%) Node.js
13 26 (9.25%) SOAP
14 25 (8.90%) React
15 23 (8.19%) Java EE
16 21 (7.47%) Spring MVC
17 18 (6.41%) EJB
17 18 (6.41%) JSF
17 18 (6.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.47%) Mobile App
2 17 (6.05%) User Experience
2 17 (6.05%) Wiki
3 16 (5.69%) Cyberthreat
4 7 (2.49%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.42%) Data Structures
5 4 (1.42%) Mobile Banking
5 4 (1.42%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.07%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.07%) Blog
7 2 (0.71%) Cryptography
7 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.71%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.71%) W3C
8 1 (0.36%) Artificial Intelligence
8 1 (0.36%) iPad
8 1 (0.36%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.36%) Physics
8 1 (0.36%) Social Media
8 1 (0.36%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 143 (50.89%) Linux
2 63 (22.42%) CentOS
3 43 (15.30%) Windows
4 24 (8.54%) Unix
5 19 (6.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (6.41%) Android
7 15 (5.34%) Apple iOS
7 15 (5.34%) CoreOS
7 15 (5.34%) RancherOS
8 7 (2.49%) Windows Server
9 6 (2.14%) Solaris
10 4 (1.42%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (69.04%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (54.45%) DevOps
3 125 (44.48%) Scrum
4 106 (37.72%) Continuous Integration
5 97 (34.52%) Configuration Management
6 73 (25.98%) Continuous Delivery
7 72 (25.62%) TDD
8 67 (23.84%) Software Engineering
9 64 (22.78%) Service Management
10 62 (22.06%) Identity Management
11 59 (21.00%) Coaching
12 58 (20.64%) Case Management
13 47 (16.73%) Stakeholder Management
14 46 (16.37%) BDD
15 39 (13.88%) Workflow
16 35 (12.46%) OO
16 35 (12.46%) Unit Testing
17 28 (9.96%) Web Development
18 25 (8.90%) Front End Development
18 25 (8.90%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 103 (36.65%) Ruby
2 102 (36.30%) Java
3 72 (25.62%) Shell Script
4 65 (23.13%) JavaScript
5 37 (13.17%) SQL
6 26 (9.25%) C
7 23 (8.19%) PHP
8 20 (7.12%) Go
9 18 (6.41%) C++
9 18 (6.41%) Scala
10 17 (6.05%) PL/SQL
11 14 (4.98%) Python
12 11 (3.91%) C#
13 9 (3.20%) Bash Shell
13 9 (3.20%) Objective-C
14 7 (2.49%) PowerShell
15 5 (1.78%) Apple Swift
16 3 (1.07%) Perl
17 1 (0.36%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 110 (39.15%) Security Cleared
2 93 (33.10%) SC Cleared
3 33 (11.74%) CTC Cleared
4 17 (6.05%) DV Cleared
5 14 (4.98%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (2.14%) Degree
7 2 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.07%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 106 (37.72%) Docker
2 62 (22.06%) vCloud
3 61 (21.71%) Postfix
3 61 (21.71%) Squid
4 15 (5.34%) etcd
4 15 (5.34%) flannel
5 11 (3.91%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.71%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.71%) KVM
6 2 (0.71%) oVirt
6 2 (0.71%) RHEV
6 2 (0.71%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.36%) Samba
Systems Management
1 99 (35.23%) Puppet
2 87 (30.96%) Ansible
3 85 (30.25%) Kubernetes
4 77 (27.40%) Rancher
5 67 (23.84%) Kibana
5 67 (23.84%) logstash
6 66 (23.49%) Terraform
7 62 (22.06%) ZABBIX
8 30 (10.68%) Opscode Chef
9 15 (5.34%) Consul
9 15 (5.34%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 15 (5.34%) Marathon
9 15 (5.34%) Mesos
9 15 (5.34%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 1 (0.36%) Grafana
10 1 (0.36%) SELinux
10 1 (0.36%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 111 (39.50%) Atlassian
2 89 (31.67%) Oracle
3 82 (29.18%) VMware
4 64 (22.78%) Sonatype
5 14 (4.98%) BMC
5 14 (4.98%) Red Hat
6 10 (3.56%) Microsoft
7 6 (2.14%) Google
8 4 (1.42%) Splunk
9 3 (1.07%) Apigee
9 3 (1.07%) IBM
10 2 (0.71%) Brocade
10 2 (0.71%) Dell
10 2 (0.71%) SaltStack
10 2 (0.71%) SAP
10 2 (0.71%) VocaLink
10 2 (0.71%) Zend
11 1 (0.36%) Adobe
11 1 (0.36%) Xamarin
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