Period
to 14 October 2019

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 14 October 2019 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
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 336 348 403
Rank change year-on-year +12 +55 +177
Contract jobs citing Bitbucket 570 707 504
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.73% 0.76% 0.56%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.11% 3.62% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 466 337
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £363 £326 £339
90th Percentile £630 £638 £606
UK median daily rate £500 £479 £475
% change year-on-year +4.30% +0.92% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
England median hourly rate - £51.25 £48.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.13% +14.71%
UK median hourly rate £44.00 £51.25 £48.75
% change year-on-year -14.15% +5.13% +14.71%

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 13,877 19,529 16,624
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 17.78% 20.91% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,195 13,490 11,541
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £331 £325 £313
90th Percentile £644 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 202 278
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%
10th Percentile £24.35 £25.49 £30.60
90th Percentile £60.00 £52.50 £60.00
UK median hourly rate £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +4.71% - +3.66%

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 14 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Bitbucket in England

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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 14 October 2019. 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 +15 262 £538 -2.27% 56
South East +91 140 £451 +7.70% 44
Midlands +9 58 £400 -5.21% 16
North of England -19 45 £500 +11.11% 31
South West -45 44 £450 -5.26% 18
East Midlands +38 36 £380 - 12
North West -20 23 £525 +10.53% 19
West Midlands -10 22 £410 -8.89% 4
Yorkshire +16 21 £450 - 8
East of England +28 17 £475 -5.00% 10
North East +17 1 £350 +7.69% 4
Bitbucket
UK

For the 6 months to 14 October 2019, 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.

1 337 (59.12%) Agile Software Development
2 280 (49.12%) Jenkins
3 272 (47.72%) Git (software)
4 259 (45.44%) JIRA
5 257 (45.09%) DevOps
6 205 (35.96%) Java
7 203 (35.61%) AWS
8 194 (34.04%) JavaScript
9 188 (32.98%) Docker
10 179 (31.40%) Confluence
11 148 (25.96%) Continuous Integration
12 144 (25.26%) Scrum
13 136 (23.86%) Linux
14 131 (22.98%) Test Automation
15 126 (22.11%) Terraform
16 121 (21.23%) Ansible
17 113 (19.82%) Python
17 113 (19.82%) SQL
18 111 (19.47%) Web Services
19 105 (18.42%) Kubernetes
20 104 (18.25%) Atlassian
21 102 (17.89%) AngularJS
22 99 (17.37%) Node.js
22 99 (17.37%) CSS
23 97 (17.02%) Finance
24 96 (16.84%) HTML
25 92 (16.14%) TDD
26 86 (15.09%) Oracle
27 85 (14.91%) SQL Server
27 85 (14.91%) Azure

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
1 179 (31.40%) Confluence
2 46 (8.07%) Apache
3 22 (3.86%) WebLogic
4 15 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (2.63%) Tomcat
5 12 (2.11%) Drupal
5 12 (2.11%) SharePoint
6 11 (1.93%) IIS
7 10 (1.75%) GeoServer
7 10 (1.75%) nginx
8 9 (1.58%) CMS
9 6 (1.05%) JBoss
10 4 (0.70%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.70%) Mule
10 4 (0.70%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.53%) ColdFusion
11 3 (0.53%) iPlanet
12 2 (0.35%) IBM HTTP Server
12 2 (0.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (1.40%) FileZilla
2 7 (1.23%) Notepad++
3 5 (0.88%) Figma
3 5 (0.88%) InVision
4 2 (0.35%) Sketch
5 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (2.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 10 (1.75%) assyst
3 3 (0.53%) CA PPM
3 3 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.35%) HiPortfolio
4 2 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.18%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.18%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 203 (35.61%) AWS
2 85 (14.91%) Azure
3 64 (11.23%) GitHub
4 53 (9.30%) Serverless
5 49 (8.60%) Amazon S3
6 48 (8.42%) AWS Lambda
7 45 (7.89%) Amazon EC2
8 40 (7.02%) OpenShift
9 39 (6.84%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 37 (6.49%) GCP
11 34 (5.96%) Amazon SQS
12 32 (5.61%) AWS CloudFormation
13 20 (3.51%) SaaS
14 19 (3.33%) Sauce Labs
15 18 (3.16%) Salesforce Service Cloud
16 16 (2.81%) Amazon ECS
17 14 (2.46%) npm
18 13 (2.28%) Heroku
19 12 (2.11%) IaaS
20 10 (1.75%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.11%) HTTP
1 12 (2.11%) Internet
2 8 (1.40%) PuTTY
2 8 (1.40%) TCP/IP
2 8 (1.40%) WinSCP
3 6 (1.05%) DNS
3 6 (1.05%) SSL
4 3 (0.53%) Firewall
5 1 (0.18%) BGP
5 1 (0.18%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.18%) OSPF
5 1 (0.18%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.18%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (14.91%) SQL Server
2 57 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
3 35 (6.14%) PostgreSQL
4 26 (4.56%) Amazon Redshift
4 26 (4.56%) MySQL
5 23 (4.04%) MongoDB
6 18 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (3.16%) NoSQL
7 17 (2.98%) Apache Cassandra
8 14 (2.46%) Pentaho
9 13 (2.28%) Relational Database
10 10 (1.75%) GIS
10 10 (1.75%) Hadoop
11 9 (1.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 8 (1.40%) SQL Server 2016
13 7 (1.23%) Redis
14 6 (1.05%) InfluxDB
14 6 (1.05%) RDBMS
15 5 (0.88%) OLAP
15 5 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 280 (49.12%) Jenkins
2 272 (47.72%) Git (software)
3 259 (45.44%) JIRA
4 68 (11.93%) Selenium
5 67 (11.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 60 (10.53%) GitLab
7 58 (10.18%) Maven
8 54 (9.47%) TeamCity
9 43 (7.54%) webpack
10 40 (7.02%) Artifactory
11 35 (6.14%) JUnit
12 34 (5.96%) Cucumber
12 34 (5.96%) Eclipse
13 31 (5.44%) Subversion
14 28 (4.91%) Sonatype Nexus
15 27 (4.74%) Travis CI
16 20 (3.51%) Mockito
16 20 (3.51%) Octopus Deploy
17 19 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
18 18 (3.16%) Sourcetree
General
1 97 (17.02%) Finance
2 46 (8.07%) Banking
3 28 (4.91%) Retail
4 13 (2.28%) Investment Banking
5 12 (2.11%) Public Sector
6 6 (1.05%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.05%) Retail Banking
7 5 (0.88%) Billing
7 5 (0.88%) Marketing
8 4 (0.70%) Games
9 2 (0.35%) Advertising
9 2 (0.35%) Back Office
9 2 (0.35%) Law
9 2 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.35%) Police
10 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.18%) Automotive
10 1 (0.18%) Front Office
10 1 (0.18%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 319 (55.96%) Developer
2 114 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 55 (9.65%) Java Developer
4 54 (9.47%) AWS Engineer
5 50 (8.77%) Angular Developer
6 47 (8.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 43 (7.54%) JavaScript Developer
8 32 (5.61%) UI Developer
9 27 (4.74%) .NET Developer
9 27 (4.74%) C# Developer
10 26 (4.56%) AWS DevOps
10 26 (4.56%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 25 (4.39%) JavaScript Engineer
12 24 (4.21%) Cloud Engineer
12 24 (4.21%) Full Stack Developer
12 24 (4.21%) Lead Developer
12 24 (4.21%) Senior Developer
12 24 (4.21%) UI Engineer
13 22 (3.86%) React Developer
14 21 (3.68%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (19.47%) Web Services
2 102 (17.89%) AngularJS
3 99 (17.37%) CSS
3 99 (17.37%) Node.js
4 96 (16.84%) HTML
5 76 (13.33%) .NET
6 66 (11.58%) React
7 65 (11.40%) REST
8 56 (9.82%) RESTful
8 56 (9.82%) Spring
9 49 (8.60%) JSON
10 48 (8.42%) ASP.NET
11 43 (7.54%) Redux
12 40 (7.02%) J2EE
13 39 (6.84%) Sass
14 36 (6.32%) .NET Framework
14 36 (6.32%) HTML5
15 34 (5.96%) jQuery
16 33 (5.79%) CSS3
17 32 (5.61%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 38 (6.67%) User Experience
2 21 (3.68%) Enterprise Software
3 20 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
5 17 (2.98%) Public Cloud
5 17 (2.98%) Wiki
6 16 (2.81%) Greenfield Project
7 15 (2.63%) Client/Server
8 10 (1.75%) Algorithms
8 10 (1.75%) EPoS
8 10 (1.75%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.23%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.05%) Data Structures
11 5 (0.88%) Digital Media
11 5 (0.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 5 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (0.88%) Mobile Banking
11 5 (0.88%) Self-Motivation
12 4 (0.70%) Cyberthreat
12 4 (0.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 136 (23.86%) Linux
2 66 (11.58%) Windows
3 42 (7.37%) Unix
4 21 (3.68%) CentOS
4 21 (3.68%) Windows Server
5 20 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (2.11%) Android
7 7 (1.23%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.05%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.88%) Solaris
10 4 (0.70%) VMS
11 2 (0.35%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.18%) Debian
12 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 337 (59.12%) Agile Software Development
2 257 (45.09%) DevOps
3 148 (25.96%) Continuous Integration
4 144 (25.26%) Scrum
5 131 (22.98%) Test Automation
6 92 (16.14%) TDD
7 85 (14.91%) Microservices
8 69 (12.11%) Configuration Management
9 68 (11.93%) SDLC
10 59 (10.35%) Deployment Automation
11 57 (10.00%) Software Engineering
12 51 (8.95%) Front End Development
12 51 (8.95%) Kanban
13 50 (8.77%) Problem-Solving
14 47 (8.25%) Open Source
15 35 (6.14%) MVC
15 35 (6.14%) Release Management
15 35 (6.14%) Web Development
16 34 (5.96%) Infrastructure as Code
17 30 (5.26%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 205 (35.96%) Java
2 194 (34.04%) JavaScript
3 113 (19.82%) Python
3 113 (19.82%) SQL
4 74 (12.98%) C#
5 42 (7.37%) Bash Shell
6 41 (7.19%) TypeScript
7 31 (5.44%) PHP
8 30 (5.26%) ES6
9 29 (5.09%) PowerShell
10 27 (4.74%) Java 8
10 27 (4.74%) Shell Script
11 26 (4.56%) Perl
11 26 (4.56%) PL/SQL
12 20 (3.51%) Scala
13 19 (3.33%) Apex Code
13 19 (3.33%) Ruby
14 18 (3.16%) SOQL
15 16 (2.81%) C++
16 14 (2.46%) Go
Qualifications
1 71 (12.46%) Security Cleared
2 40 (7.02%) SC Cleared
3 26 (4.56%) Degree
4 20 (3.51%) DV Cleared
5 10 (1.75%) AWS Certification
6 6 (1.05%) CCENT
7 5 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.53%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.53%) SANS
9 2 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.18%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.18%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.18%) ISEB
10 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.18%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.18%) RHCE
10 1 (0.18%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.21%) QA
2 5 (0.88%) PSD2
3 4 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.70%) NIST
4 3 (0.53%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.35%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.18%) GDPR
6 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.18%) NIST 800
System Software
1 188 (32.98%) Docker
2 28 (4.91%) Active Directory
3 15 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (2.28%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (1.23%) vSphere
6 6 (1.05%) Firmware
7 3 (0.53%) KVM
7 3 (0.53%) oVirt
7 3 (0.53%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.35%) HDFS
8 2 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.18%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 126 (22.11%) Terraform
2 121 (21.23%) Ansible
3 105 (18.42%) Kubernetes
4 58 (10.18%) Puppet
5 53 (9.30%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (2.98%) Packer
7 12 (2.11%) Grafana
8 10 (1.75%) Prometheus
8 10 (1.75%) Single Sign-On
9 9 (1.58%) Salt
10 6 (1.05%) HAProxy
10 6 (1.05%) SCCM
11 5 (0.88%) Docker Swarm
11 5 (0.88%) ZABBIX
12 3 (0.53%) Graphite
12 3 (0.53%) Istio
12 3 (0.53%) Kibana
12 3 (0.53%) Nagios
12 3 (0.53%) Pingdom
13 2 (0.35%) Mesos
Vendors
1 104 (18.25%) Atlassian
2 86 (15.09%) Oracle
3 54 (9.47%) Microsoft
4 29 (5.09%) Salesforce.com
5 26 (4.56%) Google
6 23 (4.04%) Red Hat
6 23 (4.04%) VMware
7 22 (3.86%) MuleSoft
8 21 (3.68%) Splunk
9 20 (3.51%) BEA
9 20 (3.51%) webMethods
10 12 (2.11%) Cloudera
10 12 (2.11%) WSO2
11 9 (1.58%) NCR
12 8 (1.40%) IBM
12 8 (1.40%) Okta
13 7 (1.23%) AppDynamics
13 7 (1.23%) CA Agile Central
14 6 (1.05%) Coverity
15 5 (0.88%) Altera