Period
to 26 June 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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 298 382 450
Rank change year-on-year +84 +68 +264
Contract jobs citing Bitbucket 749 555 406
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.90% 0.60% 0.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.51% 3.03% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 342 293
England median daily rate £500 £479 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +0.79% +4.11%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £336
90th Percentile £662 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +10.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 1
England median hourly rate - £66.50 £17.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +291.06% -
UK median hourly rate £43.75 £66.50 £17.01
% change year-on-year -34.21% +291.06% -

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 16,590 18,334 14,816
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.93% 19.93% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,050 12,631 10,060
England median daily rate £485 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.11% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £343 £320 £305
90th Percentile £638 £613 £594
UK median daily rate £475 £466 £425
% change year-on-year +1.93% +9.65% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 254 219 300
England median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +1.19% -1.18%
10th Percentile £21.25 £26.50 £28.73
90th Percentile £55.00 £65.45 £54.69
UK median hourly rate £43.25 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +1.76% - -

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 26 June 2019.

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 26 June 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 +129 377 £545 -0.91% 18
South East +15 140 £454 +0.83% 2
South West +3 80 £500 +4.44% 13
Midlands +37 71 £450 +8.43% 4
North of England +4 61 £500 +11.11% 4
East Midlands +41 36 £450 +11.80% 2
West Midlands +7 35 £450 +5.88% 2
North West +6 30 £500 +15.81% 3
Yorkshire +14 24 £513 +13.89% 1
East of England -1 18 £450 -6.49% 2
North East +33 7 £365 -
South Coast - 1 - -
Bitbucket
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 463 (61.82%) Agile Software Development
2 384 (51.27%) Git (software)
3 368 (49.13%) JIRA
4 343 (45.79%) DevOps
5 339 (45.26%) Jenkins
6 293 (39.12%) Java
7 288 (38.45%) Confluence
8 254 (33.91%) JavaScript
9 245 (32.71%) Amazon AWS
10 220 (29.37%) Docker
11 202 (26.97%) Continuous Integration
12 197 (26.30%) Test Automation
13 183 (24.43%) SQL
14 179 (23.90%) Scrum
15 171 (22.83%) Python
16 164 (21.90%) Web Services
16 164 (21.90%) Linux
17 158 (21.09%) Finance
18 156 (20.83%) Atlassian
19 149 (19.89%) TDD
20 145 (19.36%) Kubernetes
21 140 (18.69%) Oracle
22 136 (18.16%) Ansible
23 131 (17.49%) CSS
24 124 (16.56%) Terraform
25 121 (16.15%) Banking
26 120 (16.02%) REST
27 115 (15.35%) Node.js
28 112 (14.95%) Microservices
29 111 (14.82%) AngularJS

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
1 288 (38.45%) Confluence
2 39 (5.21%) Apache
3 21 (2.80%) WebLogic
4 20 (2.67%) CMS
5 18 (2.40%) JBoss
5 18 (2.40%) SharePoint
5 18 (2.40%) Tomcat
6 14 (1.87%) nginx
6 14 (1.87%) OpenStack
6 14 (1.87%) WebSphere
7 12 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (1.34%) EPiServer
8 10 (1.34%) GeoServer
9 8 (1.07%) IIS
10 6 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (0.80%) Cloud Foundry
11 5 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (0.67%) SAS
12 4 (0.53%) IBM HTTP Server
12 4 (0.53%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.13%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 15 (2.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 8 (1.07%) Oracle BPM
3 7 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.80%) assyst
5 1 (0.13%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.13%) Quorum
5 1 (0.13%) R3 Corda
5 1 (0.13%) Ripple XRP
5 1 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.13%) SDL Web 8
5 1 (0.13%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 245 (32.71%) Amazon AWS
2 105 (14.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 94 (12.55%) GitHub
4 52 (6.94%) OpenShift
5 45 (6.01%) SaaS
5 45 (6.01%) Serverless
6 42 (5.61%) Amazon EC2
6 42 (5.61%) AWS Lambda
7 39 (5.21%) Amazon S3
8 33 (4.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 31 (4.14%) Amazon SQS
10 30 (4.01%) Google Cloud Platform
11 27 (3.60%) Sauce Labs
12 24 (3.20%) npm
13 20 (2.67%) AWS CloudFormation
14 19 (2.54%) Amazon ECS
14 19 (2.54%) PaaS
15 18 (2.40%) Salesforce Service Cloud
16 17 (2.27%) IaaS
17 13 (1.74%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.47%) HTTP
2 15 (2.00%) DNS
3 11 (1.47%) TCP/IP
4 10 (1.34%) Internet
4 10 (1.34%) SSH
5 9 (1.20%) SMTP
6 8 (1.07%) FTP
7 6 (0.80%) VPN
8 4 (0.53%) Firewall
9 3 (0.40%) DHCP
9 3 (0.40%) tcpdump
9 3 (0.40%) VLAN
10 2 (0.27%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (0.27%) RTP
10 2 (0.27%) SSL
11 1 (0.13%) BGP
11 1 (0.13%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.13%) OSPF
11 1 (0.13%) Skype
11 1 (0.13%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (13.08%) SQL Server
2 57 (7.61%) NoSQL
3 48 (6.41%) MongoDB
4 40 (5.34%) Amazon RDS
5 37 (4.94%) PostgreSQL
6 34 (4.54%) Amazon Redshift
7 33 (4.41%) Apache Cassandra
8 32 (4.27%) MySQL
9 30 (4.01%) Relational Database
10 22 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
11 16 (2.14%) Oracle Database
12 14 (1.87%) Hadoop
13 12 (1.60%) Big Data
13 12 (1.60%) Pentaho
14 11 (1.47%) Azure SQL Database
14 11 (1.47%) RDBMS
15 10 (1.34%) GIS
15 10 (1.34%) Power BI
15 10 (1.34%) Redis
16 9 (1.20%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 384 (51.27%) Git (software)
2 368 (49.13%) JIRA
3 339 (45.26%) Jenkins
4 94 (12.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 82 (10.95%) TeamCity
6 77 (10.28%) Maven
7 68 (9.08%) Selenium
8 61 (8.14%) webpack
9 60 (8.01%) GitLab
10 52 (6.94%) Artifactory
11 51 (6.81%) SonarQube
12 43 (5.74%) Cucumber
12 43 (5.74%) Eclipse
13 39 (5.21%) Sonatype Nexus
14 33 (4.41%) Travis CI
15 32 (4.27%) JUnit
16 31 (4.14%) Sourcetree
17 28 (3.74%) Mockito
17 28 (3.74%) Pylint
18 27 (3.60%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 158 (21.09%) Finance
2 121 (16.15%) Banking
3 28 (3.74%) Investment Banking
4 18 (2.40%) Financial Institution
5 15 (2.00%) Retail
6 11 (1.47%) Retail Banking
7 9 (1.20%) Law
7 9 (1.20%) Marketing
8 8 (1.07%) Games
9 6 (0.80%) Billing
10 4 (0.53%) Back Office
10 4 (0.53%) Front Office
10 4 (0.53%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.27%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.13%) German Language
12 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 377 (50.33%) Developer
2 135 (18.02%) DevOps Engineer
3 77 (10.28%) Java Developer
4 60 (8.01%) Angular Developer
5 55 (7.34%) JavaScript Developer
6 46 (6.14%) AWS Engineer
7 44 (5.87%) Python Developer
8 42 (5.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 38 (5.07%) Full Stack Developer
10 37 (4.94%) JavaScript Engineer
11 32 (4.27%) Tester
11 32 (4.27%) UI Developer
12 31 (4.14%) Salesforce Developer
13 30 (4.01%) Lead Developer
13 30 (4.01%) UI Engineer
14 25 (3.34%) Senior Developer
15 23 (3.07%) SQL Developer
16 22 (2.94%) Automation Engineer
16 22 (2.94%) Cloud Engineer
17 20 (2.67%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (21.90%) Web Services
2 131 (17.49%) CSS
3 120 (16.02%) REST
4 115 (15.35%) Node.js
5 111 (14.82%) AngularJS
6 98 (13.08%) HTML
7 91 (12.15%) .NET
8 88 (11.75%) RESTful
9 85 (11.35%) Redux
10 80 (10.68%) JSON
11 78 (10.41%) React
11 78 (10.41%) Spring
12 68 (9.08%) Sass
13 55 (7.34%) HTML5
14 52 (6.94%) J2EE
15 44 (5.87%) ASP.NET
15 44 (5.87%) jQuery
15 44 (5.87%) SOAP
16 41 (5.47%) Elastic Stack
17 38 (5.07%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (6.14%) User Experience
2 30 (4.01%) Linux Command Line
3 29 (3.87%) Enterprise Software
4 27 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (3.20%) Mobile App
6 17 (2.27%) Public Cloud
7 16 (2.14%) Wiki
8 13 (1.74%) Greenfield Project
9 12 (1.60%) Self-Motivation
10 11 (1.47%) Client/Server
10 11 (1.47%) Cloud Native
11 10 (1.34%) Data Centre
11 10 (1.34%) Hybrid Cloud
12 9 (1.20%) Algorithms
13 6 (0.80%) Bitcoin
14 5 (0.67%) Data Structures
14 5 (0.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 5 (0.67%) Online Games
14 5 (0.67%) Private Cloud
15 4 (0.53%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 164 (21.90%) Linux
2 92 (12.28%) Windows
3 70 (9.35%) Unix
4 34 (4.54%) Windows Server
5 22 (2.94%) CentOS
6 18 (2.40%) Android
6 18 (2.40%) Apple iOS
7 15 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (1.47%) Ubuntu
9 10 (1.34%) Windows 10
10 8 (1.07%) Debian
11 7 (0.93%) CoreOS
11 7 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (0.80%) Mac OS
13 5 (0.67%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.67%) Solaris
14 3 (0.40%) Amazon Linux
14 3 (0.40%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 463 (61.82%) Agile Software Development
2 343 (45.79%) DevOps
3 202 (26.97%) Continuous Integration
4 197 (26.30%) Test Automation
5 179 (23.90%) Scrum
6 149 (19.89%) TDD
7 112 (14.95%) Microservices
8 98 (13.08%) Deployment Automation
9 91 (12.15%) Configuration Management
10 90 (12.02%) Open Source
11 81 (10.81%) SDLC
12 78 (10.41%) Web Development
13 77 (10.28%) Problem-Solving
14 76 (10.15%) Software Engineering
15 71 (9.48%) Kanban
16 68 (9.08%) BDD
17 56 (7.48%) Release Management
18 55 (7.34%) Front End Development
19 54 (7.21%) Continuous Delivery
20 52 (6.94%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 293 (39.12%) Java
2 254 (33.91%) JavaScript
3 183 (24.43%) SQL
4 171 (22.83%) Python
5 78 (10.41%) C#
6 71 (9.48%) Bash Shell
7 66 (8.81%) PowerShell
8 53 (7.08%) ES6
9 50 (6.68%) TypeScript
10 38 (5.07%) PHP
11 34 (4.54%) Ruby
12 33 (4.41%) Apex Code
13 32 (4.27%) Shell Script
14 31 (4.14%) PL/SQL
15 29 (3.87%) Java 8
15 29 (3.87%) SOQL
16 26 (3.47%) ES7
16 26 (3.47%) Groovy
17 25 (3.34%) C++
18 21 (2.80%) Perl
Qualifications
1 72 (9.61%) Security Cleared
2 48 (6.41%) SC Cleared
3 39 (5.21%) Degree
4 12 (1.60%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (1.47%) ISEB
5 11 (1.47%) ISTQB
6 10 (1.34%) DV Cleared
7 8 (1.07%) OCA
7 8 (1.07%) Oracle Certification
8 7 (0.93%) CCENT
8 7 (0.93%) CCNA
8 7 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (0.93%) MCSA
8 7 (0.93%) MCSE
8 7 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (0.67%) CISSP
9 5 (0.67%) SSCP
10 4 (0.53%) AWS Certification
10 4 (0.53%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (8.81%) QA
2 9 (1.20%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.53%) NCSC
3 4 (0.53%) PSD2
4 2 (0.27%) GDPR
5 1 (0.13%) NIST
5 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 220 (29.37%) Docker
2 38 (5.07%) Active Directory
3 26 (3.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (1.07%) Squid
7 7 (0.93%) Firmware
8 6 (0.80%) Virtual Desktop
9 5 (0.67%) KVM
9 5 (0.67%) Xen
10 3 (0.40%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.27%) vSphere
12 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.13%) HDFS
12 1 (0.13%) Varnish
12 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 145 (19.36%) Kubernetes
2 136 (18.16%) Ansible
3 124 (16.56%) Terraform
4 86 (11.48%) Puppet
5 82 (10.95%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (2.00%) vCenter Server
6 15 (2.00%) ZABBIX
7 13 (1.74%) Docker Swarm
8 12 (1.60%) HAProxy
9 10 (1.34%) Packer
9 10 (1.34%) SCCM
10 9 (1.20%) Kibana
11 8 (1.07%) Grafana
11 8 (1.07%) Nagios
11 8 (1.07%) Prometheus
11 8 (1.07%) Single Sign-On
12 7 (0.93%) PowerCLI
13 5 (0.67%) Graphite
13 5 (0.67%) Salt
13 5 (0.67%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 156 (20.83%) Atlassian
2 140 (18.69%) Oracle
3 68 (9.08%) Microsoft
3 68 (9.08%) Splunk
4 54 (7.21%) Salesforce.com
5 35 (4.67%) MuleSoft
5 35 (4.67%) VMware
6 27 (3.60%) Google
7 25 (3.34%) Red Hat
8 19 (2.54%) BEA
9 14 (1.87%) Informatica
10 13 (1.74%) Cisco
10 13 (1.74%) Cypress Semiconductor
11 12 (1.60%) webMethods
12 11 (1.47%) AppDynamics
12 11 (1.47%) IBM
13 10 (1.34%) SaltStack
13 10 (1.34%) TIBCO
14 8 (1.07%) Cloudera
14 8 (1.07%) WSO2