Period
to 28 September 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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 284 332 352
Rank change year-on-year +48 +20 +76
Contract jobs citing Bitbucket 196 614 688
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.77% 0.77% 0.73%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.24% 4.24% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 365 468
Median daily rate £465 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.00% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £321 £363 £350
90th Percentile £650 £648 £638
UK median daily rate £463 £500 £480
% change year-on-year -7.50% +4.17% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Median hourly rate £45.91 - £51.25
10th Percentile £35.00 - £47.50
90th Percentile £52.86 - £58.13
UK median hourly rate £45.91 £44.00 £51.25
% change year-on-year +4.34% -14.15% +16.48%

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 4,628 14,486 19,608
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.09% 18.21% 20.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,018 9,565 13,588
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £319 £331 £325
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £490 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +3.16% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 196 206
Median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £28.65 £23.88 £25.83
90th Percentile £55.00 £57.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate £40.00 £44.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% +3.53% -

Bitbucket
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Bitbucket in England

Bitbucket
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Daily rate trend for Bitbucket in England

Bitbucket
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Bitbucket in England over the 6 months to 28 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Bitbucket in England

Bitbucket
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Bitbucket in England.

Hourly rate trend for Bitbucket in England

Bitbucket
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Bitbucket in England over the 6 months to 28 September 2020.

Hourly rate histogram 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 28 September 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 +35 81 £500 -9.09% 31
South West +99 27 £650 +44.44% 11
North of England +102 25 £468 -6.50% 30
South East +80 25 £388 -14.69% 17
Midlands +48 19 £410 - 10
North West +75 15 £395 -24.76% 22
East of England +86 11 £450 -5.26% 11
West Midlands +55 10 £424 +3.29% 8
East Midlands +37 9 £350 -13.31% 2
North East +49 8 £533 +52.14% 2
Yorkshire +60 1 £675 +50.00% 6
Bitbucket
UK

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 109 (55.61%) JIRA
2 89 (45.41%) Confluence
2 89 (45.41%) DevOps
3 82 (41.84%) Jenkins
3 82 (41.84%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (41.33%) Linux
5 78 (39.80%) Git (software)
6 72 (36.73%) Ansible
7 69 (35.20%) Docker
8 66 (33.67%) Python
9 57 (29.08%) Java
9 57 (29.08%) SQL
10 55 (28.06%) Windows
11 54 (27.55%) Security Cleared
12 51 (26.02%) AWS
13 45 (22.96%) Test Automation
14 43 (21.94%) Scrum
15 42 (21.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 41 (20.92%) Terraform
17 39 (19.90%) Atlassian
18 36 (18.37%) SC Cleared
18 36 (18.37%) Bash Shell
19 35 (17.86%) Sonatype Nexus
19 35 (17.86%) Kubernetes
20 30 (15.31%) Open Source
20 30 (15.31%) Puppet
20 30 (15.31%) Opscode Chef
20 30 (15.31%) Finance
21 29 (14.80%) .NET
21 29 (14.80%) C#

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 89 (45.41%) Confluence
2 18 (9.18%) SharePoint
3 15 (7.65%) Apache
4 8 (4.08%) JBoss
4 8 (4.08%) nginx
5 6 (3.06%) WordPress
6 5 (2.55%) Skype for Business
6 5 (2.55%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.55%) WebLogic
6 5 (2.55%) WebSphere
7 4 (2.04%) MS Exchange
7 4 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.53%) CMS
8 3 (1.53%) SAS
9 2 (1.02%) Anypoint
9 2 (1.02%) Apache Airflow
9 2 (1.02%) Drupal
9 2 (1.02%) Jupyter
9 2 (1.02%) Moodle
9 2 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.02%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 51 (26.02%) AWS
2 25 (12.76%) GitHub
3 19 (9.69%) Azure
4 11 (5.61%) OpenShift
5 10 (5.10%) GCP
6 9 (4.59%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (4.08%) Amazon S3
7 8 (4.08%) PaaS
8 6 (3.06%) Amazon EKS
8 6 (3.06%) SaaS
8 6 (3.06%) Serverless
9 5 (2.55%) Firebase
10 4 (2.04%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (2.04%) Google Tag Manager
10 4 (2.04%) IaaS
10 4 (2.04%) NuGet
11 3 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (1.53%) Datadog
11 3 (1.53%) Google Analytics
11 3 (1.53%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.12%) DNS
2 11 (5.61%) SNMP
3 9 (4.59%) Firewall
4 7 (3.57%) Internet
4 7 (3.57%) Skype
5 6 (3.06%) DHCP
6 5 (2.55%) HTTP
7 4 (2.04%) Intranet
7 4 (2.04%) SAN
7 4 (2.04%) VSAN
8 3 (1.53%) Wireshark
9 2 (1.02%) BGP
9 2 (1.02%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (1.02%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (1.02%) DMVPN
9 2 (1.02%) Kerberos
9 2 (1.02%) Multicast
9 2 (1.02%) OSPF
9 2 (1.02%) SMTP
9 2 (1.02%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (12.76%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.65%) MySQL
3 14 (7.14%) Hadoop
4 13 (6.63%) MongoDB
5 12 (6.12%) Apache Accumulo
6 8 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (3.57%) Couchbase
8 6 (3.06%) NoSQL
9 5 (2.55%) Amazon Redshift
9 5 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (2.55%) Relational Database
10 4 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (2.04%) Oracle Database
10 4 (2.04%) Pentaho
11 2 (1.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (1.02%) Big Data
11 2 (1.02%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 109 (55.61%) JIRA
2 82 (41.84%) Jenkins
3 78 (39.80%) Git (software)
4 42 (21.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 35 (17.86%) Sonatype Nexus
6 28 (14.29%) SonarQube
7 26 (13.27%) Selenium
8 21 (10.71%) Maven
9 18 (9.18%) Subversion
10 17 (8.67%) JUnit
11 16 (8.16%) GitLab
12 13 (6.63%) Mercurial
13 11 (5.61%) Cucumber
14 10 (5.10%) FishEye
14 10 (5.10%) Visual Studio
15 9 (4.59%) Vagrant
16 8 (4.08%) NUnit
16 8 (4.08%) SpecFlow
16 8 (4.08%) TeamCity
17 7 (3.57%) Jasmine
General
1 30 (15.31%) Finance
2 17 (8.67%) Public Sector
3 15 (7.65%) Banking
4 13 (6.63%) Aerospace
5 6 (3.06%) Advertising
6 5 (2.55%) Military
6 5 (2.55%) Police
7 4 (2.04%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.04%) Legal
8 3 (1.53%) Law
9 2 (1.02%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.51%) Electronics
10 1 (0.51%) Games
10 1 (0.51%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.51%) Marketing
10 1 (0.51%) Publishing
10 1 (0.51%) Retail
Job Titles
1 58 (29.59%) Developer
2 29 (14.80%) DevOps Engineer
3 28 (14.29%) Administrator
4 19 (9.69%) Systems Administrator
5 17 (8.67%) Consultant
6 13 (6.63%) .NET Developer
7 12 (6.12%) AWS Engineer
7 12 (6.12%) Linux Administrator
7 12 (6.12%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 12 (6.12%) Systems Administration Leader
8 11 (5.61%) Architect
9 9 (4.59%) AWS DevOps
9 9 (4.59%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 9 (4.59%) JIRA Administrator
9 9 (4.59%) Test Engineer
9 9 (4.59%) Tester
10 7 (3.57%) DevOps Administrator
11 6 (3.06%) Java Developer
11 6 (3.06%) Senior Architect
11 6 (3.06%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (14.80%) .NET
2 22 (11.22%) ASP.NET
3 20 (10.20%) Web Services
4 17 (8.67%) REST
4 17 (8.67%) RESTful
5 16 (8.16%) AngularJS
5 16 (8.16%) Spring
6 15 (7.65%) .NET Framework
6 15 (7.65%) Kafka
7 14 (7.14%) HTML
8 12 (6.12%) Apache NiFi
8 12 (6.12%) CSS
8 12 (6.12%) Gherkin
9 11 (5.61%) Node.js
9 11 (5.61%) SOAP
10 9 (4.59%) Swagger
11 7 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (3.57%) jQuery
12 6 (3.06%) React
12 6 (3.06%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.69%) PKI
2 12 (6.12%) Data Centre
2 12 (6.12%) Linux Command Line
3 11 (5.61%) Clustering
3 11 (5.61%) Public Cloud
4 8 (4.08%) Private Cloud
5 7 (3.57%) N-Tier
5 7 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (3.57%) User Experience
6 6 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.06%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.53%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.53%) Cloud Native
7 3 (1.53%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.53%) Replication
7 3 (1.53%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.51%) Robotics
9 1 (0.51%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 81 (41.33%) Linux
2 55 (28.06%) Windows
3 27 (13.78%) CentOS
4 23 (11.73%) Unix
5 22 (11.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (7.14%) Windows Server
7 6 (3.06%) Android
8 5 (2.55%) Ubuntu
8 5 (2.55%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (2.04%) Apple iOS
9 4 (2.04%) Windows Server 2019
10 3 (1.53%) Windows Server 2016
11 2 (1.02%) Debian
11 2 (1.02%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.51%) Robot Operating System
12 1 (0.51%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (45.41%) DevOps
2 82 (41.84%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (22.96%) Test Automation
4 43 (21.94%) Scrum
5 30 (15.31%) Open Source
6 29 (14.80%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (14.29%) Microservices
8 24 (12.24%) Infrastructure as Code
9 21 (10.71%) Configuration Management
10 20 (10.20%) Migration
11 17 (8.67%) TDD
12 16 (8.16%) Kanban
13 15 (7.65%) Unit Testing
14 14 (7.14%) Requirements Gathering
14 14 (7.14%) SDLC
15 13 (6.63%) Problem-Solving
16 12 (6.12%) Incident Management
16 12 (6.12%) Technical Leadership
17 11 (5.61%) BDD
18 10 (5.10%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 66 (33.67%) Python
2 57 (29.08%) Java
2 57 (29.08%) SQL
3 36 (18.37%) Bash Shell
4 29 (14.80%) C#
4 29 (14.80%) Shell Script
5 27 (13.78%) Perl
6 24 (12.24%) JavaScript
7 16 (8.16%) PowerShell
8 10 (5.10%) PHP
8 10 (5.10%) Ruby
9 7 (3.57%) Groovy
10 6 (3.06%) PL/SQL
11 5 (2.55%) Java 8
11 5 (2.55%) Scala
12 4 (2.04%) C++
13 3 (1.53%) C
13 3 (1.53%) Kotlin
14 2 (1.02%) Apple Swift
14 2 (1.02%) XPath
Qualifications
1 54 (27.55%) Security Cleared
2 36 (18.37%) SC Cleared
3 24 (12.24%) DV Cleared
4 7 (3.57%) AWS Certification
5 5 (2.55%) MCSE
5 5 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.04%) ISEB
6 4 (2.04%) ISTQB
6 4 (2.04%) MCSA
7 3 (1.53%) Degree
8 2 (1.02%) CCIE
8 2 (1.02%) CCNA
8 2 (1.02%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (1.02%) CISM
8 2 (1.02%) CISSP
8 2 (1.02%) CRISC
8 2 (1.02%) VCDX
9 1 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.61%) QA
2 3 (1.53%) Government Security Classifications
2 3 (1.53%) NCSC
2 3 (1.53%) SLA
3 2 (1.02%) GDPR
4 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.51%) PMO
System Software
1 69 (35.20%) Docker
2 27 (13.78%) Active Directory
3 12 (6.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 9 (4.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (3.57%) VMware NSX
6 3 (1.53%) GlusterFS
6 3 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.53%) vSphere
7 2 (1.02%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.51%) oVirt
8 1 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 72 (36.73%) Ansible
2 41 (20.92%) Terraform
3 35 (17.86%) Kubernetes
4 30 (15.31%) Opscode Chef
4 30 (15.31%) Puppet
5 9 (4.59%) HP ALM
5 9 (4.59%) Netcool
5 9 (4.59%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 9 (4.59%) Netcool/Webtop
5 9 (4.59%) Packer
5 9 (4.59%) Tivoli
6 8 (4.08%) Nagios
7 6 (3.06%) ZABBIX
8 5 (2.55%) vCenter Server
9 4 (2.04%) Grafana
9 4 (2.04%) Prometheus
9 4 (2.04%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (1.02%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (1.02%) Nessus
10 2 (1.02%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 39 (19.90%) Atlassian
2 25 (12.76%) Microsoft
2 25 (12.76%) Splunk
3 24 (12.24%) Oracle
4 22 (11.22%) VMware
5 16 (8.16%) Red Hat
6 14 (7.14%) IBM
7 12 (6.12%) Google
8 9 (4.59%) HP
9 5 (2.55%) BEA
9 5 (2.55%) Databricks
9 5 (2.55%) webMethods
10 4 (2.04%) Adobe
10 4 (2.04%) Cisco
10 4 (2.04%) Cloudera
11 3 (1.53%) MuleSoft
11 3 (1.53%) ServiceNow
11 3 (1.53%) Telerik
11 3 (1.53%) Veeam
12 2 (1.02%) New Relic