Period
to 7 April 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 7 April 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
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 305 321 422
Rank change year-on-year +16 +101 +61
Contract jobs citing Bitbucket 430 720 531
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.79% 0.81% 0.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.44% 3.85% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 466 309
Median daily rate £500 £505 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.99% +3.59% +2.63%
10th Percentile £369 £360 £344
90th Percentile £625 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £479
% change year-on-year - +4.44% +0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 18
Median hourly rate £38.25 - £61.25
10th Percentile £35.53 - £48.75
90th Percentile £41.98 - £67.25
UK median hourly rate £38.25 - £61.00

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 9,678 18,692 18,154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 17.71% 21.09% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,368 12,746 12,698
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £333 £338 £314
90th Percentile £650 £638 £613
UK median daily rate £488 £482 £475
% change year-on-year +1.14% +1.47% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 262 206
Median hourly rate £40.75 £43.00 £44.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.23% -3.91% +9.15%
10th Percentile £18.25 £23.25 £29.50
90th Percentile £63.75 £55.00 £67.25
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £44.50
% change year-on-year -1.16% -3.37% +8.54%

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 7 April 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
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 7 April 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 -27 176 £500 -9.09% 56
South West +54 90 £500 - 6
South East +52 50 £476 +4.04% 20
North of England +64 43 £600 +20.00% 27
Midlands +41 40 £415 -0.90% 12
Yorkshire +72 36 £600 +14.29% 17
West Midlands +45 30 £427 +6.63% 8
East of England +32 27 £475 +5.56% 5
East Midlands +21 10 £354 -21.35% 4
North West +20 7 £425 -15.00% 10
Bitbucket
UK

For the 6 months to 7 April 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.

1 237 (55.12%) Agile Software Development
2 231 (53.72%) Git (software)
3 208 (48.37%) JIRA
4 197 (45.81%) Java
5 195 (45.35%) DevOps
6 138 (32.09%) Jenkins
7 136 (31.63%) Docker
8 134 (31.16%) SQL
9 129 (30.00%) Confluence
10 122 (28.37%) AWS
11 115 (26.74%) Python
12 110 (25.58%) Scrum
13 108 (25.12%) Security Cleared
14 98 (22.79%) Oracle
15 93 (21.63%) Ansible
16 91 (21.16%) Terraform
17 87 (20.23%) SC Cleared
18 84 (19.53%) JavaScript
19 83 (19.30%) Linux
20 82 (19.07%) Continuous Integration
21 81 (18.84%) Configuration Management
22 79 (18.37%) GitHub
22 79 (18.37%) Microservices
23 74 (17.21%) Node.js
24 73 (16.98%) PL/SQL
25 72 (16.74%) Process Improvement
26 67 (15.58%) Azure
26 67 (15.58%) PowerShell
27 65 (15.12%) Test Strategy
27 65 (15.12%) Infrastructure as Code

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
1 129 (30.00%) Confluence
2 51 (11.86%) WebLogic
3 15 (3.49%) Elasticsearch
4 14 (3.26%) Apache
5 12 (2.79%) JBoss
5 12 (2.79%) SAS
6 9 (2.09%) Skype for Business
7 7 (1.63%) Apache Spark
7 7 (1.63%) CMS
8 6 (1.40%) nginx
8 6 (1.40%) OpenStack
8 6 (1.40%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.93%) Drupal
9 4 (0.93%) WordPress
10 3 (0.70%) Apache Airflow
10 3 (0.70%) Jupyter
11 2 (0.47%) Red Hat Fuse
11 2 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.47%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.47%) WildFly
Applications
1 6 (1.40%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.23%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (0.70%) assyst
2 2 (0.47%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 122 (28.37%) AWS
2 79 (18.37%) GitHub
3 67 (15.58%) Azure
4 50 (11.63%) Amazon EC2
5 39 (9.07%) Amazon S3
6 34 (7.91%) Serverless
7 24 (5.58%) AWS Lambda
8 18 (4.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 18 (4.19%) AWS CloudFormation
9 16 (3.72%) PaaS
10 15 (3.49%) Amazon Cognito
10 15 (3.49%) Amazon EMR
11 14 (3.26%) OpenShift
12 12 (2.79%) GCP
12 12 (2.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 11 (2.56%) SaaS
14 9 (2.09%) Amazon SQS
15 8 (1.86%) IaaS
16 6 (1.40%) Amazon ECS
16 6 (1.40%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.26%) DNS
2 12 (2.79%) Firewall
3 11 (2.56%) Skype
4 9 (2.09%) HTTP
5 8 (1.86%) DHCP
5 8 (1.86%) Wireshark
6 7 (1.63%) VPN
7 6 (1.40%) SSL
7 6 (1.40%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.70%) FTP
9 2 (0.47%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.47%) NAS
9 2 (0.47%) Network Security
9 2 (0.47%) SAN
9 2 (0.47%) SSH
9 2 (0.47%) tcpdump
10 1 (0.23%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.23%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.23%) Internet
10 1 (0.23%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (7.44%) MongoDB
2 28 (6.51%) SQL Server
3 23 (5.35%) NoSQL
4 22 (5.12%) Big Data
5 18 (4.19%) Hadoop
6 17 (3.95%) MySQL
7 16 (3.72%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (3.49%) PostgreSQL
9 13 (3.02%) Amazon Redshift
9 13 (3.02%) Oracle Database
10 12 (2.79%) Pentaho
11 11 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
12 8 (1.86%) Relational Database
13 7 (1.63%) Azure SQL Database
14 6 (1.40%) BusinessObjects XI
14 6 (1.40%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (1.40%) Power BI
14 6 (1.40%) SAS EBI
14 6 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 5 (1.16%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 231 (53.72%) Git (software)
2 208 (48.37%) JIRA
3 138 (32.09%) Jenkins
4 61 (14.19%) Maven
5 47 (10.93%) GitLab
6 41 (9.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 40 (9.30%) Cucumber
8 39 (9.07%) JUnit
9 34 (7.91%) Selenium
10 23 (5.35%) Subversion
10 23 (5.35%) Team Foundation Server
11 21 (4.88%) Artifactory
12 19 (4.42%) Sonatype Nexus
13 17 (3.95%) Mockito
14 16 (3.72%) SoapUI
14 16 (3.72%) SonarQube
14 16 (3.72%) TeamCity
15 15 (3.49%) Gradle
16 9 (2.09%) Mocha
16 9 (2.09%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 58 (13.49%) Finance
2 36 (8.37%) Public Sector
3 28 (6.51%) Banking
4 11 (2.56%) Investment Banking
5 9 (2.09%) Law
6 7 (1.63%) Marketing
6 7 (1.63%) Military
7 6 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (1.40%) Publishing
7 6 (1.40%) Retail Banking
8 4 (0.93%) Aerospace
8 4 (0.93%) Games
9 3 (0.70%) Legal
9 3 (0.70%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.47%) Advertising
10 2 (0.47%) Electronics
10 2 (0.47%) Front Office
10 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.47%) Retail
11 1 (0.23%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 182 (42.33%) Developer
2 83 (19.30%) DevOps Engineer
3 67 (15.58%) Java Developer
4 23 (5.35%) Architect
4 23 (5.35%) Scala Developer
5 19 (4.42%) Full Stack Developer
6 18 (4.19%) Automation Engineer
6 18 (4.19%) PowerShell Engineer
7 17 (3.95%) Azure Engineer
8 16 (3.72%) Software Engineer
9 15 (3.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 14 (3.26%) AWS Engineer
10 14 (3.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 14 (3.26%) Python Engineer
10 14 (3.26%) Test Engineer
11 13 (3.02%) Platform Engineer
11 13 (3.02%) Technical Architect
12 12 (2.79%) AWS DevOps
12 12 (2.79%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 12 (2.79%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (17.21%) Node.js
2 58 (13.49%) REST
3 53 (12.33%) Spring
4 51 (11.86%) J2EE
5 49 (11.40%) RESTful
6 43 (10.00%) HTML
7 37 (8.60%) AngularJS
8 36 (8.37%) React
8 36 (8.37%) Spring Boot
9 34 (7.91%) Web Services
10 33 (7.67%) JSON
11 32 (7.44%) CSS
12 29 (6.74%) jQuery
13 28 (6.51%) .NET
13 28 (6.51%) HTML5
14 26 (6.05%) XML
15 21 (4.88%) Redux
16 20 (4.65%) Kafka
17 19 (4.42%) CSS3
17 19 (4.42%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 24 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (2.79%) PKI
3 10 (2.33%) Data Structures
3 10 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
3 10 (2.33%) Public Cloud
4 8 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (1.63%) Data Centre
5 7 (1.63%) Hybrid Cloud
5 7 (1.63%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.63%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (1.63%) User Experience
6 5 (1.16%) Clustering
6 5 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (1.16%) Mobile App
7 4 (0.93%) Mobile Banking
8 3 (0.70%) Replication
9 2 (0.47%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.47%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.47%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.47%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 83 (19.30%) Linux
2 45 (10.47%) Windows
3 44 (10.23%) Unix
4 25 (5.81%) Windows Server
5 14 (3.26%) Android
5 14 (3.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (2.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (2.56%) Apple iOS
8 10 (2.33%) Ubuntu
9 8 (1.86%) CentOS
10 2 (0.47%) Solaris
10 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (0.23%) Debian
11 1 (0.23%) LynxOS
11 1 (0.23%) VMS
11 1 (0.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (55.12%) Agile Software Development
2 195 (45.35%) DevOps
3 110 (25.58%) Scrum
4 82 (19.07%) Continuous Integration
5 81 (18.84%) Configuration Management
6 79 (18.37%) Microservices
7 72 (16.74%) Process Improvement
8 65 (15.12%) Infrastructure as Code
8 65 (15.12%) Test Strategy
9 64 (14.88%) Test Automation
10 60 (13.95%) TDD
11 48 (11.16%) Problem Management
12 47 (10.93%) BDD
13 45 (10.47%) Business Intelligence
13 45 (10.47%) Data Modelling
14 39 (9.07%) Software Engineering
15 37 (8.60%) Kanban
15 37 (8.60%) Open Source
16 33 (7.67%) Problem-Solving
17 29 (6.74%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 197 (45.81%) Java
2 134 (31.16%) SQL
3 115 (26.74%) Python
4 84 (19.53%) JavaScript
5 73 (16.98%) PL/SQL
6 67 (15.58%) PowerShell
7 38 (8.84%) Bash Shell
8 34 (7.91%) Scala
9 32 (7.44%) C#
10 25 (5.81%) Shell Script
11 23 (5.35%) Go
12 20 (4.65%) ES6
12 20 (4.65%) Java 8
13 15 (3.49%) PHP
14 13 (3.02%) Ruby
14 13 (3.02%) T-SQL
15 12 (2.79%) Groovy
16 11 (2.56%) Perl
17 8 (1.86%) C++
18 6 (1.40%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 108 (25.12%) Security Cleared
2 87 (20.23%) SC Cleared
3 38 (8.84%) DV Cleared
4 16 (3.72%) Degree
5 11 (2.56%) ISEB
5 11 (2.56%) ISTQB
6 8 (1.86%) AWS Certification
7 6 (1.40%) SANS
8 5 (1.16%) CISSP
8 5 (1.16%) CTC Cleared
8 5 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.70%) CCNA
9 3 (0.70%) CESG Certified Professional
9 3 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.70%) CISM
9 3 (0.70%) CRISC
10 2 (0.47%) CompTIA Security+
10 2 (0.47%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.47%) OCP
10 2 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.67%) QA
2 5 (1.16%) GxP
3 4 (0.93%) NCSC
3 4 (0.93%) NIST
4 3 (0.70%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.70%) GDPR
5 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.23%) WCAG
System Software
1 136 (31.63%) Docker
2 22 (5.12%) Active Directory
3 15 (3.49%) VMware ESXi
3 15 (3.49%) VMware NSX
4 7 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.93%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.47%) vSphere
7 1 (0.23%) HDFS
7 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.23%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 93 (21.63%) Ansible
2 91 (21.16%) Terraform
3 56 (13.02%) Kubernetes
4 35 (8.14%) Opscode Chef
5 34 (7.91%) Puppet
6 18 (4.19%) Packer
7 17 (3.95%) PowerCLI
8 16 (3.72%) vCenter Server
9 7 (1.63%) Grafana
10 5 (1.16%) Consul
10 5 (1.16%) Docker Swarm
11 3 (0.70%) HAProxy
11 3 (0.70%) ITRS Geneos
12 2 (0.47%) Cobbler
12 2 (0.47%) Kibana
12 2 (0.47%) Nagios
12 2 (0.47%) Rancher
12 2 (0.47%) Salt
12 2 (0.47%) vRealize
12 2 (0.47%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 98 (22.79%) Oracle
2 47 (10.93%) BEA
3 38 (8.84%) Atlassian
3 38 (8.84%) VMware
4 35 (8.14%) webMethods
5 29 (6.74%) Microsoft
6 20 (4.65%) Salesforce.com
7 15 (3.49%) Splunk
8 14 (3.26%) Cisco
8 14 (3.26%) Cloudera
9 13 (3.02%) Google
10 12 (2.79%) Red Hat
11 6 (1.40%) IBM
12 5 (1.16%) Sony
12 5 (1.16%) Sybase
13 4 (0.93%) New Relic
13 4 (0.93%) Trillium
14 3 (0.70%) Birst
14 3 (0.70%) MuleSoft
14 3 (0.70%) RedGate