Period
to 21 January 2021

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 21 January 2021 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
21 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 284 326 355
Rank change year-on-year +42 +29 +64
Contract jobs citing Bitbucket 271 488 662
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.78% 0.74% 0.73%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.60% 4.27% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 358 465
Median daily rate £491 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.75% -4.76% +7.69%
10th Percentile £363 £366 £350
90th Percentile £650 £616 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £513
% change year-on-year - -2.44% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £50.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £41.60 £50.00
% change year-on-year -3.84% -16.81% -0.99%

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 5,891 11,438 19,583
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 17.05% 17.24% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,000 7,873 13,660
Median daily rate £475 £475 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.56% +3.72%
10th Percentile £320 £325 £331
90th Percentile £638 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 138 211
Median hourly rate £45.00 £44.75 £43.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.56% +1.90% +3.33%
10th Percentile £30.00 £16.20 £31.25
90th Percentile £61.25 £74.73 £56.00
Median hourly rate £45.00 £44.75 £44.00
% change year-on-year +0.56% +1.70% +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 21 January 2021.

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 21 January 2021.

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 21 January 2021. 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 +32 115 £525 -0.94% 48
Midlands +74 46 £427 +7.42% 12
West Midlands +58 39 £427 +2.28% 9
South West +38 31 £463 -7.50% 13
South East +78 30 £522 +7.63% 16
North of England +91 27 £485 +2.65% 28
North West +67 13 £455 -13.33% 17
North East - 12 £533 - 4
East of England +51 9 £450 -5.26% 9
East Midlands +28 4 £360 -4.00% 2
Yorkshire +36 1 - - 7
Bitbucket
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2021, 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.

1 146 (53.87%) JIRA
2 121 (44.65%) DevOps
3 117 (43.17%) Agile Software Development
4 115 (42.44%) Git (software)
5 101 (37.27%) Confluence
6 96 (35.42%) Jenkins
7 91 (33.58%) Java
8 86 (31.73%) AWS
9 85 (31.37%) SQL
10 79 (29.15%) Python
11 76 (28.04%) Linux
12 72 (26.57%) Ansible
13 70 (25.83%) Docker
14 68 (25.09%) Finance
15 65 (23.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 64 (23.62%) Atlassian
17 62 (22.88%) Windows
18 60 (22.14%) Configuration Management
18 60 (22.14%) Scrum
19 51 (18.82%) Azure
19 51 (18.82%) Security Cleared
20 49 (18.08%) GitHub
20 49 (18.08%) Oracle
21 46 (16.97%) SC Cleared
21 46 (16.97%) Terraform
22 44 (16.24%) Unix
23 39 (14.39%) Test Automation
24 38 (14.02%) Public Sector
25 35 (12.92%) SQL Server
25 35 (12.92%) Business Intelligence

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
1 101 (37.27%) Confluence
2 22 (8.12%) Apache
3 21 (7.75%) WebLogic
4 10 (3.69%) Tomcat
5 8 (2.95%) nginx
6 5 (1.85%) MS Exchange
7 4 (1.48%) SAS
7 4 (1.48%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.11%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.11%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.74%) Anypoint
9 2 (0.74%) Apache Airflow
9 2 (0.74%) Drupal
9 2 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.74%) JBoss
9 2 (0.74%) Moodle
9 2 (0.74%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.74%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (1.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (1.48%) assyst
2 3 (1.11%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.74%) Salerio
4 1 (0.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.37%) Toggl
Cloud Services
1 86 (31.73%) AWS
2 51 (18.82%) Azure
3 49 (18.08%) GitHub
4 20 (7.38%) PaaS
5 13 (4.80%) GCP
6 11 (4.06%) Serverless
7 10 (3.69%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (3.69%) IaaS
8 9 (3.32%) npm
8 9 (3.32%) OpenShift
8 9 (3.32%) SaaS
9 8 (2.95%) Datadog
10 7 (2.58%) Amazon EKS
10 7 (2.58%) Amazon S3
10 7 (2.58%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (2.21%) Amazon ECS
11 6 (2.21%) Firebase
12 5 (1.85%) Yarn
13 4 (1.48%) Google Play
13 4 (1.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.64%) DNS
1 18 (6.64%) Firewall
2 12 (4.43%) SNMP
3 7 (2.58%) DHCP
4 5 (1.85%) HTTP
4 5 (1.85%) Skype
5 4 (1.48%) Internet
5 4 (1.48%) SAN
5 4 (1.48%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.11%) SMTP
6 3 (1.11%) SSL
6 3 (1.11%) VLAN
6 3 (1.11%) VPN
6 3 (1.11%) VSAN
6 3 (1.11%) VXLAN
7 2 (0.74%) IPv4
7 2 (0.74%) IPv6
7 2 (0.74%) iSCSI
7 2 (0.74%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.37%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (12.92%) SQL Server
2 23 (8.49%) PostgreSQL
3 19 (7.01%) MySQL
4 10 (3.69%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.95%) MongoDB
5 8 (2.95%) Pentaho
6 7 (2.58%) Hadoop
7 6 (2.21%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (1.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (1.48%) Amazon Redshift
9 4 (1.48%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.11%) Apache Hive
10 3 (1.11%) Apache Ignite
10 3 (1.11%) Couchbase
10 3 (1.11%) HBase
10 3 (1.11%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.74%) Redis
Development Applications
1 146 (53.87%) JIRA
2 115 (42.44%) Git (software)
3 96 (35.42%) Jenkins
4 65 (23.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 31 (11.44%) Maven
6 27 (9.96%) GitLab
7 25 (9.23%) Artifactory
8 18 (6.64%) Selenium
9 17 (6.27%) FishEye
10 15 (5.54%) SonarQube
10 15 (5.54%) Vagrant
11 12 (4.43%) Mercurial
11 12 (4.43%) Sonatype Nexus
12 11 (4.06%) JUnit
13 10 (3.69%) Gradle
13 10 (3.69%) ScriptRunner
13 10 (3.69%) TeamCity
14 7 (2.58%) Octopus Deploy
15 6 (2.21%) SpecFlow
15 6 (2.21%) Visual Studio
General
1 68 (25.09%) Finance
2 38 (14.02%) Public Sector
3 24 (8.86%) Banking
4 10 (3.69%) Front Office
4 10 (3.69%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.58%) Advertising
5 7 (2.58%) Prime Brokerage
6 6 (2.21%) Retail
6 6 (2.21%) Synthetic Prime Brokerage
7 5 (1.85%) Marketing
8 4 (1.48%) Back Office
8 4 (1.48%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.48%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.11%) Electronics
9 3 (1.11%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.11%) Games
9 3 (1.11%) Military
9 3 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.74%) Police
11 1 (0.37%) Law
Job Titles
1 95 (35.06%) Developer
2 45 (16.61%) DevOps Engineer
3 27 (9.96%) Consultant
4 21 (7.75%) Java Developer
4 21 (7.75%) Scala Developer
5 18 (6.64%) Architect
6 16 (5.90%) JIRA Engineer
7 15 (5.54%) JIRA Consultant
8 12 (4.43%) Azure Engineer
8 12 (4.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (4.43%) Senior Developer
9 11 (4.06%) AWS Engineer
9 11 (4.06%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 11 (4.06%) Technical Consultant
10 10 (3.69%) AWS DevOps
11 9 (3.32%) Software Developer
12 8 (2.95%) .NET Developer
12 8 (2.95%) Automation Engineer
12 8 (2.95%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 7 (2.58%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (9.23%) .NET
2 23 (8.49%) J2EE
2 23 (8.49%) Node.js
3 22 (8.12%) RESTful
3 22 (8.12%) Spring
4 20 (7.38%) Web Services
5 18 (6.64%) REST
6 15 (5.54%) HTML
7 14 (5.17%) CSS
7 14 (5.17%) SOAP
8 13 (4.80%) SAML
9 12 (4.43%) Kafka
10 10 (3.69%) .NET Framework
10 10 (3.69%) FIX Protocol
10 10 (3.69%) Guice
11 9 (3.32%) HTML5
11 9 (3.32%) YAML
12 8 (2.95%) JSON
12 8 (2.95%) Laravel
13 7 (2.58%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.49%) Public Cloud
2 22 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.54%) Linux Command Line
4 14 (5.17%) User Experience
5 13 (4.80%) Data Centre
6 11 (4.06%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (4.06%) SWIFT
7 10 (3.69%) Equities
8 9 (3.32%) Derivative
9 8 (2.95%) PKI
10 7 (2.58%) Cloud Native
11 6 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.85%) N-Tier
13 4 (1.48%) Algorithms
13 4 (1.48%) Private Cloud
14 3 (1.11%) Clustering
15 2 (0.74%) Data Structures
15 2 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
15 2 (0.74%) Replication
15 2 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 76 (28.04%) Linux
2 62 (22.88%) Windows
3 44 (16.24%) Unix
4 14 (5.17%) Windows Server
5 10 (3.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (3.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (2.95%) Android
7 8 (2.95%) CentOS
8 7 (2.58%) Apple iOS
8 7 (2.58%) Ubuntu
8 7 (2.58%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.11%) Windows Server 2016
9 3 (1.11%) Windows Server 2019
10 2 (0.74%) AIX
10 2 (0.74%) Debian
11 1 (0.37%) Robot Operating System
11 1 (0.37%) Solaris
11 1 (0.37%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (44.65%) DevOps
2 117 (43.17%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (22.14%) Configuration Management
3 60 (22.14%) Scrum
4 39 (14.39%) Test Automation
5 35 (12.92%) Business Intelligence
6 34 (12.55%) Requirements Gathering
7 33 (12.18%) Problem Management
8 31 (11.44%) Continuous Integration
8 31 (11.44%) Kanban
9 30 (11.07%) Microservices
9 30 (11.07%) Migration
10 29 (10.70%) Business Case
11 26 (9.59%) Infrastructure as Code
12 25 (9.23%) Commercial Awareness
12 25 (9.23%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 25 (9.23%) Test Strategy
13 24 (8.86%) Problem-Solving
14 23 (8.49%) Process Improvement
14 23 (8.49%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 91 (33.58%) Java
2 85 (31.37%) SQL
3 79 (29.15%) Python
4 25 (9.23%) PL/SQL
5 24 (8.86%) PowerShell
5 24 (8.86%) Scala
5 24 (8.86%) Shell Script
6 23 (8.49%) Perl
7 20 (7.38%) Bash Shell
7 20 (7.38%) JavaScript
8 18 (6.64%) C#
9 16 (5.90%) Ruby
10 15 (5.54%) PHP
11 13 (4.80%) Java 8
12 9 (3.32%) C++
13 6 (2.21%) C
13 6 (2.21%) Groovy
13 6 (2.21%) Kotlin
13 6 (2.21%) R
14 5 (1.85%) Go
Qualifications
1 51 (18.82%) Security Cleared
2 46 (16.97%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.95%) DV Cleared
4 6 (2.21%) AWS Certification
4 6 (2.21%) CTC Cleared
5 5 (1.85%) Degree
5 5 (1.85%) MCSE
5 5 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.48%) ISEB
6 4 (1.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.11%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.11%) MCSA
8 2 (0.74%) CCIE
8 2 (0.74%) CCNA
8 2 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.74%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.74%) VCDX
9 1 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.32%) QA
2 3 (1.11%) SLA
3 2 (0.74%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.74%) NCSC
4 1 (0.37%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.37%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.37%) MiFID
4 1 (0.37%) PMO
System Software
1 70 (25.83%) Docker
2 17 (6.27%) Active Directory
3 12 (4.43%) GlusterFS
4 9 (3.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (2.21%) VMware NSX
6 4 (1.48%) VirtualBox
6 4 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.48%) vSphere
7 3 (1.11%) GridGain
7 3 (1.11%) HDFS
8 2 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.37%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.37%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 72 (26.57%) Ansible
2 46 (16.97%) Terraform
3 34 (12.55%) Kubernetes
4 33 (12.18%) Puppet
5 26 (9.59%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (8.86%) Grafana
7 22 (8.12%) Prometheus
8 13 (4.80%) Single Sign-On
9 10 (3.69%) HP ALM
9 10 (3.69%) Netcool
9 10 (3.69%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 10 (3.69%) Netcool/Webtop
9 10 (3.69%) Tivoli
10 9 (3.32%) Salt
11 8 (2.95%) Nagios
12 7 (2.58%) ZABBIX
13 6 (2.21%) vCenter Server
14 5 (1.85%) Packer
15 4 (1.48%) BladeLogic
15 4 (1.48%) Rancher
Vendors
1 64 (23.62%) Atlassian
2 49 (18.08%) Oracle
3 23 (8.49%) Microsoft
4 21 (7.75%) Splunk
4 21 (7.75%) webMethods
5 20 (7.38%) BEA
6 16 (5.90%) Red Hat
7 14 (5.17%) IBM
8 10 (3.69%) HP
8 10 (3.69%) VMware
9 9 (3.32%) Google
10 7 (2.58%) SAP
11 6 (2.21%) Adobe
11 6 (2.21%) Cisco
12 5 (1.85%) Cloudera
12 5 (1.85%) Databricks
12 5 (1.85%) MuleSoft
13 4 (1.48%) Confluent
13 4 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
14 3 (1.11%) Bloomberg