Period
to 25 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 25 January 2020 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
UK > England
6 months to
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 327 355 403
Rank change year-on-year +28 +48 +95
Contract jobs citing Bitbucket 476 670 540
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.73% 0.73% 0.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.25% 3.40% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 447 328
England median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +3.63%
10th Percentile £374 £350 £338
90th Percentile £625 £638 £619
UK median daily rate £500 £525 £488
% change year-on-year -4.76% +7.69% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 13
England median hourly rate £41.50 £50.00 £50.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.00% -0.99% +18.82%
10th Percentile £40.25 £47.50 £48.75
90th Percentile £42.75 £53.50 £67.25
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £50.00 £50.25
% change year-on-year -17.00% -0.50% +18.24%

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 England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 11,195 19,685 17,245
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 17.19% 21.58% 18.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,501 13,526 12,166
England median daily rate £475 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +2.63% +9.20%
10th Percentile £325 £331 £313
90th Percentile £650 £635 £613
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £458
% change year-on-year - +3.83% +7.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 240 224
England median hourly rate £41.50 £42.50 £44.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.35% -3.54% +7.46%
10th Percentile £16.50 £31.57 £30.08
90th Percentile £74.80 £55.00 £63.75
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year -1.16% -2.27% +7.32%

Bitbucket
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Bitbucket as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Bitbucket in England

Bitbucket
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Bitbucket in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Bitbucket in England

Bitbucket
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Bitbucket in England over the 6 months to 25 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Bitbucket in England

Bitbucket
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bitbucket in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Bitbucket in England

Bitbucket
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 25 January 2020. 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
Job
Vacancies
London -11 200 £538 -4.02% 70
South West +39 93 £500 - 18
South East +81 87 £488 +13.04% 31
Midlands +17 36 £395 -2.47% 17
North of England +13 30 £470 +4.44% 35
East of England +37 25 £475 +2.70% 18
West Midlands +14 24 £420 -1.18% 7
Yorkshire +43 16 £470 +10.59% 5
North West +6 14 £488 -2.50% 26
East Midlands +18 12 £363 -10.44% 10
Bitbucket
UK

For the 6 months to 25 January 2020, 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 England region with a requirement for Bitbucket.

1 257 (53.99%) JIRA
2 229 (48.11%) Agile Software Development
3 227 (47.69%) Git (software)
4 217 (45.59%) DevOps
5 191 (40.13%) Jenkins
5 191 (40.13%) Java
6 159 (33.40%) Confluence
7 144 (30.25%) Docker
8 134 (28.15%) SQL
9 125 (26.26%) AWS
10 119 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 103 (21.64%) Linux
11 103 (21.64%) Scrum
12 100 (21.01%) Oracle
13 99 (20.80%) Python
14 96 (20.17%) Configuration Management
15 88 (18.49%) Ansible
16 84 (17.65%) Microservices
17 82 (17.23%) Security Cleared
18 73 (15.34%) Continuous Integration
19 72 (15.13%) SC Cleared
19 72 (15.13%) Terraform
20 69 (14.50%) REST
20 69 (14.50%) HTML
21 66 (13.87%) Spring
21 66 (13.87%) Process Improvement
21 66 (13.87%) Test Strategy
22 65 (13.66%) Test Automation
23 64 (13.45%) Azure
24 63 (13.24%) GitHub

Bitbucket
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 159 (33.40%) Confluence
2 57 (11.97%) WebLogic
3 21 (4.41%) Elasticsearch
4 19 (3.99%) Apache
5 9 (1.89%) OpenStack
5 9 (1.89%) Skype for Business
6 8 (1.68%) CMS
7 7 (1.47%) nginx
8 6 (1.26%) Apache Spark
8 6 (1.26%) JBoss
8 6 (1.26%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.05%) Drupal
9 5 (1.05%) IIS
10 3 (0.63%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.42%) ColdFusion
11 2 (0.42%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.42%) Mule
11 2 (0.42%) SAS
11 2 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.42%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (1.68%) FileZilla
2 7 (1.47%) Notepad++
3 5 (1.05%) Figma
3 5 (1.05%) InVision
4 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.42%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.42%) Sketch
6 1 (0.21%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 8 (1.68%) assyst
2 3 (0.63%) CA PPM
2 3 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.42%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.21%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.21%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 125 (26.26%) AWS
2 64 (13.45%) Azure
3 63 (13.24%) GitHub
4 31 (6.51%) GCP
5 30 (6.30%) Amazon EC2
6 29 (6.09%) Serverless
7 28 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
8 20 (4.20%) Amazon S3
9 16 (3.36%) AWS Lambda
10 15 (3.15%) Amazon SQS
11 12 (2.52%) Datadog
12 11 (2.31%) npm
12 11 (2.31%) SaaS
13 10 (2.10%) AWS CodePipeline
13 10 (2.10%) OpenShift
14 9 (1.89%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 9 (1.89%) CloudFront
14 9 (1.89%) PaaS
14 9 (1.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 7 (1.47%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.94%) DNS
2 9 (1.89%) Skype
2 9 (1.89%) TCP/IP
3 8 (1.68%) DHCP
3 8 (1.68%) Firewall
3 8 (1.68%) PuTTY
3 8 (1.68%) SSL
3 8 (1.68%) WinSCP
4 7 (1.47%) HTTP
5 6 (1.26%) VPN
6 5 (1.05%) Internet
6 5 (1.05%) Wireshark
7 3 (0.63%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.42%) Network Security
9 1 (0.21%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.21%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.21%) NAS
9 1 (0.21%) NX-OS
9 1 (0.21%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.21%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 31 (6.51%) MongoDB
3 28 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
4 26 (5.46%) MySQL
4 26 (5.46%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (3.57%) NoSQL
6 13 (2.73%) Pentaho
7 6 (1.26%) Azure SQL Database
7 6 (1.26%) Redis
7 6 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (1.05%) Big Data
8 5 (1.05%) MariaDB
8 5 (1.05%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.84%) Data Lake
9 4 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.84%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.63%) Impala
10 3 (0.63%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 257 (53.99%) JIRA
2 227 (47.69%) Git (software)
3 191 (40.13%) Jenkins
4 54 (11.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 54 (11.34%) Maven
5 42 (8.82%) Selenium
6 41 (8.61%) Cucumber
7 33 (6.93%) JUnit
7 33 (6.93%) TeamCity
8 27 (5.67%) GitLab
9 26 (5.46%) Team Foundation Server
10 23 (4.83%) Subversion
11 21 (4.41%) Gradle
12 20 (4.20%) Bitbucket Server
13 19 (3.99%) Mockito
14 18 (3.78%) Eclipse
15 16 (3.36%) Artifactory
15 16 (3.36%) SonarQube
16 15 (3.15%) Sonatype Nexus
17 14 (2.94%) webpack
General
1 62 (13.03%) Finance
2 34 (7.14%) Banking
3 27 (5.67%) Public Sector
4 18 (3.78%) Retail
5 12 (2.52%) Investment Banking
6 7 (1.47%) Retail Banking
7 6 (1.26%) Law
7 6 (1.26%) Marketing
8 5 (1.05%) Publishing
9 4 (0.84%) Billing
9 4 (0.84%) Military
10 3 (0.63%) Advertising
10 3 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.42%) Games
12 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.21%) Automotive
12 1 (0.21%) Avionics
12 1 (0.21%) Front Office
12 1 (0.21%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 223 (46.85%) Developer
2 93 (19.54%) DevOps Engineer
3 75 (15.76%) Java Developer
4 32 (6.72%) AWS Engineer
5 26 (5.46%) AWS DevOps
5 26 (5.46%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 24 (5.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 23 (4.83%) Senior Developer
8 21 (4.41%) Scala Developer
9 19 (3.99%) Automation Engineer
9 19 (3.99%) Full Stack Developer
9 19 (3.99%) React Developer
10 17 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
10 17 (3.57%) PowerShell Engineer
11 16 (3.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 15 (3.15%) Cloud Engineer
12 15 (3.15%) Platform Engineer
12 15 (3.15%) Senior DevOps
12 15 (3.15%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 15 (3.15%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (14.50%) HTML
1 69 (14.50%) REST
2 66 (13.87%) Spring
3 62 (13.03%) Node.js
4 57 (11.97%) React
5 55 (11.55%) CSS
6 52 (10.92%) J2EE
7 49 (10.29%) AngularJS
7 49 (10.29%) RESTful
8 46 (9.66%) Web Services
9 35 (7.35%) .NET
10 33 (6.93%) Spring Boot
11 32 (6.72%) jQuery
12 30 (6.30%) HTML5
13 28 (5.88%) XML
14 26 (5.46%) JSON
14 26 (5.46%) Redux
15 21 (4.41%) Vue.js
16 20 (4.20%) CSS3
17 18 (3.78%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 24 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (3.78%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (3.36%) Public Cloud
4 15 (3.15%) User Experience
5 9 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (1.89%) Management Information System
5 9 (1.89%) Mobile App
6 8 (1.68%) Algorithms
6 8 (1.68%) PKI
7 7 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
7 7 (1.47%) Mobile Banking
7 7 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (1.05%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.05%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 4 (0.84%) Data Structures
9 4 (0.84%) Digital Media
9 4 (0.84%) EPoS
9 4 (0.84%) Fixed Income
9 4 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (0.84%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 103 (21.64%) Linux
2 49 (10.29%) Windows
3 44 (9.24%) Unix
4 25 (5.25%) Windows Server
5 19 (3.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (3.78%) Android
7 13 (2.73%) Apple iOS
7 13 (2.73%) CentOS
8 12 (2.52%) Ubuntu
8 12 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.05%) VMS
10 2 (0.42%) Debian
10 2 (0.42%) Solaris
11 1 (0.21%) LynxOS
11 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.21%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (48.11%) Agile Software Development
2 217 (45.59%) DevOps
3 103 (21.64%) Scrum
4 96 (20.17%) Configuration Management
5 84 (17.65%) Microservices
6 73 (15.34%) Continuous Integration
7 66 (13.87%) Process Improvement
7 66 (13.87%) Test Strategy
8 65 (13.66%) Test Automation
9 54 (11.34%) Problem Management
10 53 (11.13%) Problem-Solving
11 50 (10.50%) Data Modelling
12 45 (9.45%) Business Intelligence
13 40 (8.40%) Software Engineering
14 39 (8.19%) TDD
15 37 (7.77%) SDLC
16 36 (7.56%) Unit Testing
17 35 (7.35%) Infrastructure as Code
18 33 (6.93%) Kanban
19 27 (5.67%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 191 (40.13%) Java
2 134 (28.15%) SQL
3 119 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 99 (20.80%) Python
5 60 (12.61%) PL/SQL
6 55 (11.55%) PowerShell
7 42 (8.82%) Scala
8 41 (8.61%) C#
9 38 (7.98%) Bash Shell
10 31 (6.51%) Shell Script
11 26 (5.46%) Java 8
12 22 (4.62%) PHP
13 17 (3.57%) ES6
14 13 (2.73%) Groovy
15 12 (2.52%) C++
15 12 (2.52%) Ruby
16 11 (2.31%) C
16 11 (2.31%) Go
16 11 (2.31%) Perl
17 8 (1.68%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 82 (17.23%) Security Cleared
2 72 (15.13%) SC Cleared
3 25 (5.25%) Degree
4 21 (4.41%) DV Cleared
5 12 (2.52%) ISTQB
6 10 (2.10%) ISEB
7 7 (1.47%) SANS
8 5 (1.05%) CTC Cleared
9 4 (0.84%) AWS Certification
9 4 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.63%) CCNA
10 3 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.42%) CISSP
11 2 (0.42%) GIAC
11 2 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.42%) Linux+ Certification
11 2 (0.42%) MCSE
11 2 (0.42%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (0.42%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.67%) QA
2 6 (1.26%) NIST
3 4 (0.84%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.84%) NCSC
4 3 (0.63%) GxP
4 3 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.42%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.21%) NIST 800
6 1 (0.21%) PSD2
6 1 (0.21%) WCAG
System Software
1 144 (30.25%) Docker
2 17 (3.57%) Active Directory
3 14 (2.94%) VMware NSX
4 13 (2.73%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (1.26%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (1.05%) vSphere
7 2 (0.42%) KVM
7 2 (0.42%) oVirt
8 1 (0.21%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 88 (18.49%) Ansible
2 72 (15.13%) Terraform
3 59 (12.39%) Kubernetes
4 42 (8.82%) Puppet
5 25 (5.25%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (5.04%) Packer
7 17 (3.57%) PowerCLI
8 14 (2.94%) vCenter Server
9 8 (1.68%) Grafana
9 8 (1.68%) Prometheus
10 6 (1.26%) Salt
11 5 (1.05%) HAProxy
11 5 (1.05%) Nagios
11 5 (1.05%) ZABBIX
12 4 (0.84%) Docker Swarm
12 4 (0.84%) Single Sign-On
13 2 (0.42%) Cobbler
13 2 (0.42%) Kibana
13 2 (0.42%) logstash
13 2 (0.42%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 100 (21.01%) Oracle
2 51 (10.71%) BEA
3 45 (9.45%) Atlassian
4 41 (8.61%) webMethods
5 37 (7.77%) VMware
6 33 (6.93%) Microsoft
7 22 (4.62%) Google
8 19 (3.99%) Salesforce.com
9 14 (2.94%) Red Hat
10 12 (2.52%) Cisco
11 11 (2.31%) Splunk
12 10 (2.10%) Cloudera
12 10 (2.10%) IBM
13 8 (1.68%) Okta
14 7 (1.47%) CA Agile Central
15 6 (1.26%) AppDynamics
16 5 (1.05%) Altera
16 5 (1.05%) Coverity
16 5 (1.05%) Xilinx
17 4 (0.84%) SolarWinds