Period
to

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 June 2022 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 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 298 279 300
Rank change year-on-year -19 +21 +15
Contract jobs citing Bitbucket 617 499 290
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.87% 0.98% 0.79%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.02% 5.62% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 346 205
10th Percentile £410 £365 £352
25th Percentile £463 £440 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £534 £475
Median % change year-on-year +3.04% +12.37% -5.00%
75th Percentile £700 £638 £600
90th Percentile £800 £725 £650
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £475
% change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
10th Percentile £46.50 £29.00 £40.82
25th Percentile £48.75 £36.88 £41.67
Median hourly rate £55.00 £47.50 £43.71
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% +8.68% -
75th Percentile £57.73 £54.69 £45.12
90th Percentile £57.86 £56.38 £45.59
UK median hourly rate £55.00 £47.50 £43.71
% change year-on-year +15.79% +8.68% -0.10%

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 12,292 8,880 6,845
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 17.26% 17.37% 18.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,675 5,894 4,836
10th Percentile £400 £350 £339
25th Percentile £463 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.56%
75th Percentile £670 £600 £598
90th Percentile £763 £688 £675
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 168 93
10th Percentile £36.40 £25.43 £21.25
25th Percentile £39.75 £41.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate £52.50 £50.00 £47.50
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £65.00 £57.80 £55.00
90th Percentile £75.34 £65.54 £63.75
UK median hourly rate £52.50 £48.74 £47.50
% change year-on-year +7.71% +2.61% +5.56%

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 June 2022.

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 28 June 2022. 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
Jobs
London -43 322 £650 +8.33% 58
Midlands +1 101 £540 +10.20% 15
West Midlands +3 91 £540 +9.64% 11
South East -28 56 £525 +5.00% 21
North of England -42 52 £525 +1.55% 31
North West -22 39 £444 -6.58% 16
South West -45 27 £500 +12.68% 12
East of England +1 21 £450 -4.00% 10
Yorkshire -28 12 £600 - 8
East Midlands -7 10 £405 +15.71% 4
North East -15 1 - - 7
Bitbucket
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 2022, 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.

1 350 (56.73%) JIRA
2 316 (51.22%) Agile
3 287 (46.52%) Git (software)
4 278 (45.06%) Jenkins
5 263 (42.63%) Confluence
6 256 (41.49%) SQL
7 249 (40.36%) DevOps
8 248 (40.19%) Java
9 215 (34.85%) AWS
10 210 (34.04%) CI/CD
11 189 (30.63%) Linux
12 181 (29.34%) Social Skills
13 178 (28.85%) Scrum
14 175 (28.36%) Oracle
15 154 (24.96%) Python
16 139 (22.53%) Azure
17 136 (22.04%) Test Automation
18 131 (21.23%) Software Engineering
19 130 (21.07%) Docker
20 127 (20.58%) Unix
21 124 (20.10%) C#
22 122 (19.77%) GitLab
23 120 (19.45%) Ansible
24 114 (18.48%) JavaScript
25 112 (18.15%) Configuration Management
26 111 (17.99%) Finance
27 100 (16.21%) GitHub
28 99 (16.05%) REST
28 99 (16.05%) Atlassian
29 98 (15.88%) Security Cleared

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
1 263 (42.63%) Confluence
2 37 (6.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 37 (6.00%) SAS
3 33 (5.35%) WebLogic
4 21 (3.40%) Apache
5 19 (3.08%) Tomcat
6 12 (1.94%) CMS
7 11 (1.78%) JBoss
8 9 (1.46%) IIS
9 8 (1.30%) Red Hat Fuse
10 6 (0.97%) Apache Spark
10 6 (0.97%) nginx
10 6 (0.97%) SharePoint
11 5 (0.81%) Jetty
12 4 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
12 4 (0.65%) MQSeries
12 4 (0.65%) Umbraco
13 3 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 3 (0.49%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.49%) WordPress
Applications
1 29 (4.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.32%) Adobe XD
4 1 (0.16%) MadCap Flare
4 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.16%) Sketch
4 1 (0.16%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 40 (6.48%) assyst
2 10 (1.62%) Shopify
3 6 (0.97%) Maximo
3 6 (0.97%) SAP IS-U
3 6 (0.97%) SunGard Martini
4 5 (0.81%) MoSes
5 3 (0.49%) Teamcenter
6 2 (0.32%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.16%) Magento
7 1 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.16%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 215 (34.85%) AWS
2 139 (22.53%) Azure
3 100 (16.21%) GitHub
4 58 (9.40%) GCP
5 42 (6.81%) Serverless
6 37 (6.00%) Amazon S3
7 35 (5.67%) AWS Lambda
8 30 (4.86%) Amazon EC2
9 29 (4.70%) Azure DevOps
9 29 (4.70%) Power Platform
10 22 (3.57%) OpenShift
11 19 (3.08%) Tricentis Tosca
12 18 (2.92%) IaaS
12 18 (2.92%) PaaS
13 16 (2.59%) Datadog
14 15 (2.43%) npm
15 14 (2.27%) NuGet
16 13 (2.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 13 (2.11%) AWS CloudFormation
16 13 (2.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.92%) TCP/IP
2 17 (2.76%) DNS
3 14 (2.27%) Firewall
4 10 (1.62%) SSL
5 6 (0.97%) AMQP
5 6 (0.97%) SMTP
6 5 (0.81%) ATM
6 5 (0.81%) FTP
6 5 (0.81%) Multicast
6 5 (0.81%) Network Security
7 4 (0.65%) HTTP
7 4 (0.65%) Internet
8 3 (0.49%) Skype
8 3 (0.49%) SSH
9 1 (0.16%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.16%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.16%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.16%) MQTT
9 1 (0.16%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.16%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (14.26%) Pentaho
2 74 (11.99%) MySQL
2 74 (11.99%) SQL Server
3 59 (9.56%) Data Warehouse
3 59 (9.56%) Relational Database
4 50 (8.10%) Oracle Database
5 40 (6.48%) Hadoop
6 38 (6.16%) Impala
7 34 (5.51%) Amazon RDS
7 34 (5.51%) NoSQL
8 31 (5.02%) Apache Hive
9 30 (4.86%) HBase
9 30 (4.86%) Oracle Database 12c
10 29 (4.70%) Oracle Database 11g
10 29 (4.70%) Power BI
11 27 (4.38%) PostgreSQL
12 21 (3.40%) Amazon Redshift
13 20 (3.24%) BusinessObjects
14 19 (3.08%) MongoDB
15 15 (2.43%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 350 (56.73%) JIRA
2 287 (46.52%) Git (software)
3 278 (45.06%) Jenkins
4 122 (19.77%) GitLab
5 96 (15.56%) Artifactory
6 70 (11.35%) TeamCity
7 67 (10.86%) SonarQube
8 56 (9.08%) Visual Studio
9 52 (8.43%) Maven
10 47 (7.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 40 (6.48%) Selenium
12 32 (5.19%) Subversion
13 30 (4.86%) Zephyr
14 28 (4.54%) Sonatype Nexus
15 27 (4.38%) Cucumber
16 26 (4.21%) JUnit
17 22 (3.57%) SoapUI
18 20 (3.24%) Gradle
18 20 (3.24%) Postman
19 19 (3.08%) IntelliJ
General
1 181 (29.34%) Social Skills
2 111 (17.99%) Finance
3 83 (13.45%) Banking
4 60 (9.72%) Public Sector
5 40 (6.48%) Investment Banking
6 38 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (3.89%) Retail
8 10 (1.62%) Financial Institution
9 9 (1.46%) Marketing
10 8 (1.30%) Digital Economy
11 7 (1.13%) Back Office
11 7 (1.13%) Presentation Skills
11 7 (1.13%) Retail Banking
12 6 (0.97%) Front Office
12 6 (0.97%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.81%) Advertising
14 4 (0.65%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.65%) Influencing Skills
15 3 (0.49%) Automotive
15 3 (0.49%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 230 (37.28%) Developer
2 67 (10.86%) DevOps Engineer
3 66 (10.70%) Java Developer
4 52 (8.43%) Software Engineer
5 34 (5.51%) Analyst
6 29 (4.70%) C# Developer
7 27 (4.38%) C++ Developer
8 26 (4.21%) Data Engineer
8 26 (4.21%) Senior Developer
9 24 (3.89%) Test Analyst
10 23 (3.73%) Administrator
10 23 (3.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 20 (3.24%) DevOps Developer
11 20 (3.24%) Full Stack Developer
12 18 (2.92%) React Developer
13 17 (2.76%) Architect
14 16 (2.59%) Senior Software Engineer
15 15 (2.43%) .NET Developer
15 15 (2.43%) Software Developer
15 15 (2.43%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (16.05%) REST
2 90 (14.59%) .NET
3 76 (12.32%) JSON
4 70 (11.35%) HTML
5 66 (10.70%) CSS
6 65 (10.53%) Spring
7 58 (9.40%) React
8 56 (9.08%) XML
9 51 (8.27%) J2EE
10 50 (8.10%) AngularJS
10 50 (8.10%) Web Services
11 49 (7.94%) RESTful
12 39 (6.32%) .NET Framework
13 38 (6.16%) Node.js
14 35 (5.67%) SOAP
15 31 (5.02%) .NET Core
16 30 (4.86%) Spring Boot
17 28 (4.54%) Sass
18 27 (4.38%) HTML5
19 26 (4.21%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 34 (5.51%) User Experience
2 27 (4.38%) Data Centre
3 19 (3.08%) Public Cloud
4 15 (2.43%) Cloud Native
5 14 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (1.94%) Data Protection Act
6 12 (1.94%) Virtual Team
7 11 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (1.78%) Management Information System
8 9 (1.46%) Derivative
8 9 (1.46%) Greenfield Project
8 9 (1.46%) Linux Command Line
8 9 (1.46%) SWIFT
9 8 (1.30%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.30%) Data Structures
10 7 (1.13%) Market Risk
11 6 (0.97%) Clustering
11 6 (0.97%) Mobile App
12 5 (0.81%) N-Tier
12 5 (0.81%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 189 (30.63%) Linux
2 127 (20.58%) Unix
3 95 (15.40%) Windows
4 21 (3.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (2.59%) Ubuntu
5 16 (2.59%) Windows Server
6 12 (1.94%) Windows 10
7 11 (1.78%) Android
8 5 (0.81%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.81%) Windows Server 2016
9 4 (0.65%) Amazon Linux
10 3 (0.49%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.16%) CentOS
11 1 (0.16%) VMS
11 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 316 (51.22%) Agile
2 249 (40.36%) DevOps
3 210 (34.04%) CI/CD
4 178 (28.85%) Scrum
5 136 (22.04%) Test Automation
6 131 (21.23%) Software Engineering
7 112 (18.15%) Configuration Management
8 97 (15.72%) Test Strategy
9 94 (15.24%) Microservices
9 94 (15.24%) Problem-Solving
10 91 (14.75%) Analytics
11 88 (14.26%) Continuous Integration
12 86 (13.94%) ETL
13 80 (12.97%) Process Improvement
14 77 (12.48%) TDD
15 67 (10.86%) Migration
16 62 (10.05%) Data Analytics
17 60 (9.72%) Business Intelligence
17 60 (9.72%) Requirements Gathering
18 56 (9.08%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 256 (41.49%) SQL
2 248 (40.19%) Java
3 154 (24.96%) Python
4 124 (20.10%) C#
5 114 (18.48%) JavaScript
6 84 (13.61%) PL/SQL
7 76 (12.32%) C++
8 68 (11.02%) Perl
9 58 (9.40%) Shell Script
10 55 (8.91%) PowerShell
11 53 (8.59%) Bash
12 37 (6.00%) Scala
13 36 (5.83%) TypeScript
14 27 (4.38%) HiveQL
15 26 (4.21%) VBA
16 24 (3.89%) R
17 23 (3.73%) C
18 19 (3.08%) COBOL
19 16 (2.59%) Groovy
20 15 (2.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 98 (15.88%) Security Cleared
2 92 (14.91%) SC Cleared
3 62 (10.05%) Degree
4 25 (4.05%) ISTQB
4 25 (4.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 19 (3.08%) Numerate Degree
6 18 (2.92%) Computer Science Degree
7 12 (1.94%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.81%) DBS Check
9 4 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.49%) AWS Certification
10 3 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.49%) ISEB
10 3 (0.49%) MCSE
11 2 (0.32%) CCNP
11 2 (0.32%) MCP
11 2 (0.32%) MCSA
11 2 (0.32%) OCA
11 2 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (9.40%) QA
2 16 (2.59%) Accessibility
3 8 (1.30%) ISO 20022
4 3 (0.49%) GDPR
4 3 (0.49%) IEC 61508
4 3 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 12207
5 2 (0.32%) MiFID
5 2 (0.32%) SLA
5 2 (0.32%) WCAG
6 1 (0.16%) COBIT
6 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.16%) FedRAMP
6 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.16%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.16%) NIST
6 1 (0.16%) SOC 2
System Software
1 130 (21.07%) Docker
2 32 (5.19%) HDFS
3 10 (1.62%) Active Directory
4 7 (1.13%) GridGain
5 6 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.65%) VMware NSX
7 3 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.49%) Platform Symphony
8 2 (0.32%) vSphere
9 1 (0.16%) Firmware
9 1 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.16%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 120 (19.45%) Ansible
2 90 (14.59%) Kubernetes
3 55 (8.91%) Terraform
4 49 (7.94%) Puppet
5 31 (5.02%) ITRS Geneos
6 23 (3.73%) Grafana
7 18 (2.92%) Prometheus
8 16 (2.59%) Packer
9 14 (2.27%) BladeLogic
9 14 (2.27%) Docker Swarm
9 14 (2.27%) Rancher
10 13 (2.11%) Mesos
10 13 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
11 12 (1.94%) Opsgenie
12 10 (1.62%) logstash
13 9 (1.46%) Icinga
13 9 (1.46%) Kibana
14 8 (1.30%) Active Directory Federation Services
15 7 (1.13%) Consul
16 6 (0.97%) Istio
Vendors
1 175 (28.36%) Oracle
2 99 (16.05%) Atlassian
3 53 (8.59%) Microsoft
4 49 (7.94%) Talend
5 43 (6.97%) IBM
6 40 (6.48%) Cloudera
7 38 (6.16%) Informatica
8 36 (5.83%) Splunk
9 32 (5.19%) webMethods
10 30 (4.86%) Google
11 29 (4.70%) BEA
12 20 (3.24%) Red Hat
13 19 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
14 17 (2.76%) Pega
15 16 (2.59%) Dynatrace
16 11 (1.78%) SAP
17 10 (1.62%) VMware
18 9 (1.46%) TIBCO
19 8 (1.30%) New Relic
20 6 (0.97%) FIS