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 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Bitbucket
UK / England
Rank 391 555 592
Rank change year-on-year +164 +37  
Contract jobs citing Bitbucket 194 62 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.46% 0.13% 0.023%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.65% 0.87% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 43 4
Median daily rate £475 £413 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.15% +28.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £355 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £820 £387
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £388 £355
% change year-on-year +16.12% +9.15%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.01 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Bitbucket is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7326 7155 6300
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.53% 14.64% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4937 4791 4097
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £310 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 171 123
Median hourly rate £42.50 £41.80 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.67% +11.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £31.50 £28.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Bitbucket
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Bitbucket as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +94 96 £525 +7.14% 32
South East +67 50 £419 +4.68% 7
North West +49 22 £475 +18.75% 7
South West +2 13 £450 +5.26% 6
East of England - 6 £494 - 2
Yorkshire +13 3 £550 - 2
East Midlands -3 2 £451 - 1
West Midlands +4 1 £450 +12.50% 1
Midlands - 1 £550 -
Bitbucket
UK

Bitbucket
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Bitbucket also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Bitbucket.

1 222 (59.20%) JIRA
2 194 (51.73%) Agile Software Development
3 188 (50.13%) Git (software)
4 158 (42.13%) Jenkins
5 151 (40.27%) Java
6 143 (38.13%) Confluence
7 122 (32.53%) Docker
8 117 (31.20%) DevOps
9 115 (30.67%) Continuous Integration
9 115 (30.67%) JavaScript
10 111 (29.60%) Scrum
11 107 (28.53%) Linux
12 98 (26.13%) Security Cleared
13 96 (25.60%) Atlassian
14 88 (23.47%) Python
15 83 (22.13%) Maven
16 82 (21.87%) Oracle
17 81 (21.60%) HTML
18 78 (20.80%) Amazon AWS
19 77 (20.53%) GitHub
20 76 (20.27%) REST
21 75 (20.00%) Puppet
22 73 (19.47%) Ansible
23 71 (18.93%) CSS
24 67 (17.87%) Ruby
25 66 (17.60%) SC Cleared
26 64 (17.07%) AngularJS
27 63 (16.80%) Apache
27 63 (16.80%) PostgreSQL
28 62 (16.53%) TDD

Bitbucket
Top Related 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
1 143 (38.13%) Confluence
2 63 (16.80%) Apache
3 33 (8.80%) OpenStack
4 30 (8.00%) Elasticsearch
4 30 (8.00%) Tomcat
5 26 (6.93%) CMS
6 18 (4.80%) WebSphere
7 16 (4.27%) Sitecore CMS
8 13 (3.47%) Apache Qpid
8 13 (3.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 12 (3.20%) nginx
10 7 (1.87%) Apache Spark
10 7 (1.87%) Oracle Workflow
10 7 (1.87%) WebLogic
11 6 (1.60%) Drupal
12 5 (1.33%) Apache Solr
12 5 (1.33%) Liferay
12 5 (1.33%) Mule
13 4 (1.07%) JBoss
13 4 (1.07%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (1.87%) HipChat
1 7 (1.87%) Photoshop
2 6 (1.60%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.33%) MS Office
4 4 (1.07%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.80%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.27%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 6 (1.60%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.33%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 78 (20.80%) Amazon AWS
2 77 (20.53%) GitHub
3 29 (7.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (4.53%) AWS Lambda
5 15 (4.00%) AWS CloudFormation
6 10 (2.67%) Datadog
7 9 (2.40%) Amazon S3
8 7 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (1.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 6 (1.60%) OpenShift
10 5 (1.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (1.33%) Amazon ELB
10 5 (1.33%) Google Analytics
11 4 (1.07%) Heroku
11 4 (1.07%) Slack
12 3 (0.80%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 2 (0.53%) IaaS
13 2 (0.53%) Loggly
13 2 (0.53%) PaaS
13 2 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (8.80%) HTTP
2 29 (7.73%) DNS
3 19 (5.07%) Firewall
3 19 (5.07%) SNMP
3 19 (5.07%) TCP/IP
3 19 (5.07%) VPN
4 16 (4.27%) AMQP
5 14 (3.73%) VoIP
5 14 (3.73%) Wireshark
6 11 (2.93%) SSL
7 9 (2.40%) LDAP
7 9 (2.40%) SSH
8 8 (2.13%) OpenLDAP
8 8 (2.13%) OpenVPN
9 7 (1.87%) LAN
9 7 (1.87%) WAN
10 4 (1.07%) Internet
10 4 (1.07%) Skype
10 4 (1.07%) snoop
11 2 (0.53%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (16.80%) PostgreSQL
2 46 (12.27%) Oracle Database
3 34 (9.07%) MySQL
4 31 (8.27%) Oracle Database 11g
5 26 (6.93%) MongoDB
6 25 (6.67%) Hadoop
7 24 (6.40%) SQL Server
8 18 (4.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 15 (4.00%) Redis
10 13 (3.47%) Big Data
11 11 (2.93%) NoSQL
12 8 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
13 7 (1.87%) Relational Database
14 6 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (1.33%) DataStax
15 5 (1.33%) dBASE
15 5 (1.33%) Oracle BI EE
15 5 (1.33%) Oracle ODI
16 4 (1.07%) Amazon RDS
16 4 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 222 (59.20%) JIRA
2 188 (50.13%) Git (software)
3 158 (42.13%) Jenkins
4 83 (22.13%) Maven
5 62 (16.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 59 (15.73%) Selenium
7 50 (13.33%) Cucumber
8 43 (11.47%) Gradle
9 42 (11.20%) Ant
10 32 (8.53%) JUnit
11 31 (8.27%) JMeter
12 28 (7.47%) TeamCity
12 28 (7.47%) WebDriver
13 24 (6.40%) Mockito
13 24 (6.40%) SonarQube
14 23 (6.13%) Sonatype Nexus
15 19 (5.07%) Subversion
16 18 (4.80%) Eclipse
17 17 (4.53%) Apache Ivy
18 16 (4.27%) eggPlant
General
1 48 (12.80%) Finance
2 26 (6.93%) Banking
3 9 (2.40%) Retail
3 9 (2.40%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (1.87%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.60%) Games
7 5 (1.33%) Front Office
7 5 (1.33%) Marketing
8 4 (1.07%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.07%) Legal
9 3 (0.80%) Electronics
9 3 (0.80%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.53%) Back Office
10 2 (0.53%) Publishing
11 1 (0.27%) Automotive
11 1 (0.27%) Law
11 1 (0.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 172 (45.87%) Developer
2 72 (19.20%) DevOps Engineer
3 53 (14.13%) Java Developer
4 40 (10.67%) Architect
5 25 (6.67%) Angular Developer
6 21 (5.60%) Cloud Architect
7 20 (5.33%) AWS Engineer
8 17 (4.53%) Python Developer
8 17 (4.53%) Senior Developer
8 17 (4.53%) UI Developer
9 16 (4.27%) AWS Architect
9 16 (4.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 15 (4.00%) AWS DevOps
11 14 (3.73%) Consultant
11 14 (3.73%) JavaScript Developer
11 14 (3.73%) Web Developer
12 12 (3.20%) Developer in Test
12 12 (3.20%) Full Stack Developer
12 12 (3.20%) Linux Engineer
13 11 (2.93%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (21.60%) HTML
2 76 (20.27%) REST
3 71 (18.93%) CSS
4 64 (17.07%) AngularJS
5 59 (15.73%) XML
6 54 (14.40%) jQuery
7 52 (13.87%) SOAP
8 49 (13.07%) Spring
9 47 (12.53%) Elastic Stack
10 46 (12.27%) JSON
11 31 (8.27%) Node.js
12 30 (8.00%) HTML5
13 29 (7.73%) Oracle GoldenGate
13 29 (7.73%) Web Services
14 28 (7.47%) .NET
15 27 (7.20%) D3.js
16 22 (5.87%) Hibernate
17 18 (4.80%) Material Design
18 17 (4.53%) Sass
19 15 (4.00%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.07%) PKI
2 17 (4.53%) Mobile App
3 14 (3.73%) User Experience
4 11 (2.93%) Client/Server
4 11 (2.93%) Fintech
5 9 (2.40%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.13%) Private Cloud
7 7 (1.87%) Algorithms
7 7 (1.87%) Embedded Systems
8 6 (1.60%) Cloud Native
8 6 (1.60%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (1.07%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.07%) iPad
9 4 (1.07%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.07%) Wiki
10 3 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.80%) W3C
11 2 (0.53%) Clustering
11 2 (0.53%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 107 (28.53%) Linux
2 35 (9.33%) Unix
3 32 (8.53%) CentOS
4 29 (7.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (5.87%) Windows
6 16 (4.27%) CoreOS
7 14 (3.73%) Ubuntu
8 13 (3.47%) Apple iOS
9 10 (2.67%) Android
9 10 (2.67%) RancherOS
10 7 (1.87%) Windows Server
11 5 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.80%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.53%) AIX
14 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.27%) Mesosphere
14 1 (0.27%) Solaris
14 1 (0.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (51.73%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (31.20%) DevOps
3 115 (30.67%) Continuous Integration
4 111 (29.60%) Scrum
5 62 (16.53%) BDD
5 62 (16.53%) TDD
6 49 (13.07%) Configuration Management
7 48 (12.80%) OO
8 41 (10.93%) Automated Testing
9 34 (9.07%) Unit Testing
9 34 (9.07%) Visualisation
10 33 (8.80%) Project Management
11 31 (8.27%) Open Source
11 31 (8.27%) Test Automation
12 29 (7.73%) Continuous Delivery
12 29 (7.73%) Web Development
13 26 (6.93%) Front End Development
14 24 (6.40%) Content Management
15 23 (6.13%) OOP
16 21 (5.60%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 151 (40.27%) Java
2 115 (30.67%) JavaScript
3 88 (23.47%) Python
4 67 (17.87%) Ruby
5 53 (14.13%) SQL
6 41 (10.93%) Bash Shell
7 36 (9.60%) Groovy
8 24 (6.40%) C#
9 23 (6.13%) C++
10 21 (5.60%) PL/SQL
11 20 (5.33%) Perl
12 19 (5.07%) PowerShell
13 18 (4.80%) Shell Script
14 17 (4.53%) Go
15 11 (2.93%) PHP
16 7 (1.87%) Apple Swift
17 6 (1.60%) C
17 6 (1.60%) Objective-C
18 5 (1.33%) Apex Code
18 5 (1.33%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 98 (26.13%) Security Cleared
2 66 (17.60%) SC Cleared
3 35 (9.33%) DV Cleared
4 14 (3.73%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (1.07%) BC Cleared
5 4 (1.07%) CTC Cleared
5 4 (1.07%) Degree
5 4 (1.07%) Sun Certification
6 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.27%) ISEB
7 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.27%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.73%) QA
2 4 (1.07%) WCAG
3 3 (0.80%) COBIT
3 3 (0.80%) SDET
System Software
1 122 (32.53%) Docker
2 10 (2.67%) Corosync
2 10 (2.67%) etcd
2 10 (2.67%) flannel
3 8 (2.13%) Postfix
3 8 (2.13%) Squid
3 8 (2.13%) vCloud
4 6 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (1.33%) Varnish
6 2 (0.53%) LXC
7 1 (0.27%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.27%) KVM
7 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 75 (20.00%) Puppet
2 73 (19.47%) Ansible
3 53 (14.13%) Kubernetes
4 44 (11.73%) Terraform
5 39 (10.40%) Consul
6 38 (10.13%) ZABBIX
7 29 (7.73%) Rsyslog
8 27 (7.20%) Opscode Chef
9 24 (6.40%) Docker Swarm
10 23 (6.13%) Packer
11 22 (5.87%) yum
12 20 (5.33%) Kibana
13 18 (4.80%) logstash
13 18 (4.80%) Rancher
14 11 (2.93%) Pingdom
15 10 (2.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
15 10 (2.67%) Marathon
15 10 (2.67%) Mesos
15 10 (2.67%) Pacemaker
15 10 (2.67%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 96 (25.60%) Atlassian
2 82 (21.87%) Oracle
3 37 (9.87%) AppDynamics
4 36 (9.60%) Google
5 34 (9.07%) VMware
6 28 (7.47%) Splunk
7 19 (5.07%) CA
8 17 (4.53%) Red Hat
8 17 (4.53%) Sitecore
9 14 (3.73%) IBM
9 14 (3.73%) Sonatype
10 11 (2.93%) PagerDuty
11 10 (2.67%) Microsoft
12 9 (2.40%) Cadence
13 7 (1.87%) Adobe
14 6 (1.60%) HP
14 6 (1.60%) SAP
15 5 (1.33%) Informatica
15 5 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
15 5 (1.33%) TIBCO
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