Period
to 27 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Bitbucket skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Bitbucket over the 6 months to 27 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Bitbucket
England > East of England
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 129 89 138
Rank change year-on-year -40 +49 +30
Contract jobs citing Bitbucket 14 9 26
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.56% 0.62% 0.73%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.03% 3.64% 4.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 20
10th Percentile £404 £386 £403
25th Percentile £464 £434 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £498 £450 £475
Median % change year-on-year +10.56% -5.26% +2.70%
75th Percentile £533 £453 £525
90th Percentile £558 £481 £675
England median daily rate £550 £488 £500
% change year-on-year +12.82% -2.50% -4.76%

Bitbucket is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 462 247 561
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.52% 16.98% 15.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 137 325
10th Percentile £325 £260 £313
25th Percentile £421 £350 £365
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £450 £450
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
75th Percentile £588 £506 £538
90th Percentile £631 £575 £600
England median daily rate £550 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +15.79% - -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 17
10th Percentile £35.70 £35.00 £10.75
25th Percentile £47.88 £42.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +22.22% +114.29% -51.72%
75th Percentile £56.00 £52.50 £46.00
90th Percentile £56.50 £55.00 £49.05
England median hourly rate £51.64 £45.25 £44.50
% change year-on-year +14.11% +1.69% +2.30%

Bitbucket
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Bitbucket as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Bitbucket in the East of England

Bitbucket
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Bitbucket in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for Bitbucket in the East of England

Bitbucket
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Bitbucket in the East of England over the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Bitbucket in the East of England

Bitbucket
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bitbucket within the East of England region over the 6 months to 27 January 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Hertfordshire -21 8 £400 -11.11% 3
Essex -9 5 £520 +26.06%
Cambridgeshire -30 1 £465 - 1
Bitbucket
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Bitbucket also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Bitbucket.

1 13 (92.86%) JIRA
1 13 (92.86%) Git (software)
2 9 (64.29%) Java
2 9 (64.29%) Confluence
2 9 (64.29%) AWS
2 9 (64.29%) Jenkins
3 8 (57.14%) Ansible
3 8 (57.14%) Docker
3 8 (57.14%) Linux
4 7 (50.00%) SQL
4 7 (50.00%) MySQL
4 7 (50.00%) Scrum
4 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (50.00%) DevOps
4 7 (50.00%) GitHub
5 6 (42.86%) Artifactory
5 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
5 6 (42.86%) OO
6 5 (35.71%) Python
6 5 (35.71%) Oracle
6 5 (35.71%) Shell Script
6 5 (35.71%) Azure
6 5 (35.71%) Deployment Automation
6 5 (35.71%) CI/CD
7 4 (28.57%) Terraform
7 4 (28.57%) Observability
7 4 (28.57%) Bitbucket Server
7 4 (28.57%) Spring Boot
7 4 (28.57%) Secure Coding

Bitbucket
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 9 (64.29%) Confluence
2 3 (21.43%) SAS
3 2 (14.29%) OpenStack
3 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (64.29%) AWS
2 7 (50.00%) GitHub
3 5 (35.71%) Azure
4 2 (14.29%) GCP
5 1 (7.14%) Power Platform
5 1 (7.14%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) MySQL
2 3 (21.43%) Apache Hive
2 3 (21.43%) Hadoop
2 3 (21.43%) HBase
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
2 3 (21.43%) Pentaho
2 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
3 2 (14.29%) InfluxDB
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (7.14%) Power BI
4 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (92.86%) Git (software)
1 13 (92.86%) JIRA
2 9 (64.29%) Jenkins
3 6 (42.86%) Artifactory
4 4 (28.57%) Bitbucket Server
4 4 (28.57%) Maven
4 4 (28.57%) PhpStorm
5 2 (14.29%) Flyway
5 2 (14.29%) GitLab
5 2 (14.29%) IntelliJ
5 2 (14.29%) JUnit
5 2 (14.29%) PHPUnit
5 2 (14.29%) Postman
5 2 (14.29%) SonarQube
6 1 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (7.14%) Liquibase
General
1 4 (28.57%) Games
2 2 (14.29%) Marketing
2 2 (14.29%) Public Sector
2 2 (14.29%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) PHP Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) DevOps Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Platform Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior PHP Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Laravel
1 4 (28.57%) Spring Boot
2 2 (14.29%) Java Concurrency
2 2 (14.29%) JDBC
2 2 (14.29%) JMS
2 2 (14.29%) JMX
2 2 (14.29%) JSON
2 2 (14.29%) LAMP
2 2 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (14.29%) REST
2 2 (14.29%) RESTful
2 2 (14.29%) Spring
2 2 (14.29%) Swagger
2 2 (14.29%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Unix
3 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (50.00%) DevOps
1 7 (50.00%) Scrum
1 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (42.86%) OO
2 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 5 (35.71%) CI/CD
3 5 (35.71%) Deployment Automation
4 4 (28.57%) Observability
4 4 (28.57%) OOP
4 4 (28.57%) Secure Coding
5 3 (21.43%) Analytics
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (21.43%) Data Analytics
5 3 (21.43%) Data Extraction
5 3 (21.43%) Data Virtualisation
5 3 (21.43%) ETL
5 3 (21.43%) Process Improvement
6 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) Python
3 5 (35.71%) Shell Script
4 4 (28.57%) PHP
5 3 (21.43%) Bash
5 3 (21.43%) HiveQL
5 3 (21.43%) Perl
5 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
5 3 (21.43%) R
5 3 (21.43%) Scala
5 3 (21.43%) VBA
6 2 (14.29%) Java 11
6 2 (14.29%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Docker
2 3 (21.43%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) Ansible
2 4 (28.57%) Terraform
3 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (14.29%) Prometheus
3 2 (14.29%) Puppet
4 1 (7.14%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (7.14%) Kubernetes
4 1 (7.14%) Mesos
4 1 (7.14%) Packer
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) Atlassian
2 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 3 (21.43%) Informatica
3 3 (21.43%) Talend
4 2 (14.29%) AppDynamics
4 2 (14.29%) Checkmarx
4 2 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow