Period
to 17 January 2022

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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 279 299 336
Rank change year-on-year +20 +37 +29
Contract jobs citing Bitbucket 649 255 488
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.94% 0.77% 0.74%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.31% 4.51% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 187 351
10th Percentile £406 £359 £367
25th Percentile £470 £410 £419
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £488 £500
Median % change year-on-year +12.82% -2.50% -4.76%
75th Percentile £688 £575 £573
90th Percentile £750 £638 £613
UK median daily rate £540 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +8.00% - -1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £40.00 -
Median % change year-on-year +37.50% - -
UK median hourly rate £55.00 £40.00 £41.60
% change year-on-year +37.50% -3.84% -16.81%

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 12,214 5,648 11,417
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 17.71% 17.05% 17.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,567 3,875 7,851
10th Percentile £383 £320 £325
25th Percentile £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% - -2.56%
75th Percentile £648 £570 £575
90th Percentile £725 £638 £650
UK median daily rate £538 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +13.16% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 131 138
10th Percentile £36.65 £30.00 £16.20
25th Percentile £39.75 £40.88 £20.13
Median hourly rate £53.13 £45.00 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +18.06% - +2.86%
75th Percentile £64.66 £55.00 £52.50
90th Percentile £75.00 £61.25 £74.73
UK median hourly rate £53.00 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +17.78% - +2.27%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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
Job
Vacancies
London +38 401 £613 +16.67% 80
Midlands -46 60 £528 +25.60% 17
South West -24 51 £500 +8.11% 16
South East -46 49 £438 -16.19% 18
West Midlands -53 44 £530 +24.12% 8
North of England -51 30 £513 +2.24% 26
North West -25 23 £465 +2.20% 12
East Midlands -23 15 £485 +38.57% 9
East of England -44 14 £498 +10.56% 8
Yorkshire -33 4 £542 - 7
North East -8 3 £500 -4.76% 7
South Coast - 1 - -
Bitbucket
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 388 (59.78%) Git (software)
2 354 (54.55%) Jenkins
3 314 (48.38%) Agile Software Development
4 307 (47.30%) DevOps
5 287 (44.22%) JIRA
6 216 (33.28%) Linux
7 210 (32.36%) AWS
8 204 (31.43%) Java
9 203 (31.28%) Python
10 200 (30.82%) Confluence
11 195 (30.05%) Ansible
12 188 (28.97%) SQL
13 184 (28.35%) Docker
14 161 (24.81%) Oracle
15 157 (24.19%) Test Automation
16 154 (23.73%) Windows
17 153 (23.57%) Kubernetes
18 135 (20.80%) Artifactory
19 126 (19.41%) Azure
20 112 (17.26%) REST
21 110 (16.95%) Social Skills
22 109 (16.80%) Banking
23 102 (15.72%) Finance
24 98 (15.10%) TeamCity
25 95 (14.64%) JavaScript
25 95 (14.64%) Terraform
26 94 (14.48%) .NET
27 93 (14.33%) GitHub
28 92 (14.18%) Security Cleared
29 91 (14.02%) Continuous Integration

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
1 200 (30.82%) Confluence
2 36 (5.55%) Apache
3 28 (4.31%) WebLogic
4 25 (3.85%) CMS
5 22 (3.39%) IIS
6 19 (2.93%) SharePoint
7 17 (2.62%) Tomcat
8 15 (2.31%) SAS
9 13 (2.00%) JBoss
10 12 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
11 9 (1.39%) Drupal
12 8 (1.23%) Apache Spark
13 7 (1.08%) Headless CMS
14 6 (0.92%) Oracle Coherence
15 5 (0.77%) nginx
15 5 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 5 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
16 4 (0.62%) OpenStack
17 3 (0.46%) Apache Qpid
17 3 (0.46%) Mule
Applications
1 18 (2.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.62%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.15%) Adobe XD
4 1 (0.15%) InVision
4 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.15%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 25 (3.85%) SunGard Martini
2 8 (1.23%) Shopify
3 7 (1.08%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (0.62%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (0.46%) Distributed Ledger
5 3 (0.46%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.46%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.15%) Magento
7 1 (0.15%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.15%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 210 (32.36%) AWS
2 126 (19.41%) Azure
3 93 (14.33%) GitHub
4 53 (8.17%) Serverless
5 44 (6.78%) OpenShift
6 37 (5.70%) PaaS
7 31 (4.78%) AWS Lambda
7 31 (4.78%) GCP
8 30 (4.62%) IaaS
9 24 (3.70%) Amazon S3
10 22 (3.39%) AWS CloudFormation
11 16 (2.47%) AWS CodePipeline
11 16 (2.47%) BrowserStack
12 15 (2.31%) NuGet
13 14 (2.16%) Amazon EC2
13 14 (2.16%) Microsoft 365
13 14 (2.16%) SaaS
14 12 (1.85%) Power Platform
15 11 (1.69%) CloudFront
16 10 (1.54%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 66 (10.17%) Firewall
2 28 (4.31%) TCP/IP
3 22 (3.39%) DNS
4 15 (2.31%) Multicast
5 12 (1.85%) SSL
6 11 (1.69%) HTTP
7 8 (1.23%) Internet
8 7 (1.08%) VPN
9 5 (0.77%) SAN
9 5 (0.77%) SSH
10 4 (0.62%) Broadband
10 4 (0.62%) Network Security
11 3 (0.46%) Skype
12 2 (0.31%) DHCP
12 2 (0.31%) Intranet
12 2 (0.31%) tcpdump
12 2 (0.31%) VSAN
12 2 (0.31%) WebEx
13 1 (0.15%) FTP
13 1 (0.15%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (10.79%) SQL Server
2 59 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 56 (8.63%) MySQL
4 43 (6.63%) NoSQL
5 40 (6.16%) Oracle Database
6 36 (5.55%) PostgreSQL
7 34 (5.24%) MongoDB
8 32 (4.93%) Hadoop
9 25 (3.85%) Oracle Database 12c
10 21 (3.24%) Pentaho
11 20 (3.08%) HBase
12 19 (2.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 19 (2.93%) Redis
13 18 (2.77%) Amazon RDS
14 17 (2.62%) Apache Hive
15 12 (1.85%) Power BI
16 11 (1.69%) Apache Ignite
17 10 (1.54%) RDBMS
18 9 (1.39%) Amazon Redshift
19 8 (1.23%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 388 (59.78%) Git (software)
2 354 (54.55%) Jenkins
3 287 (44.22%) JIRA
4 135 (20.80%) Artifactory
5 98 (15.10%) TeamCity
6 70 (10.79%) GitLab
7 66 (10.17%) SonarQube
8 64 (9.86%) Selenium
9 63 (9.71%) Maven
9 63 (9.71%) Sonatype Nexus
10 56 (8.63%) Cucumber
11 55 (8.47%) Subversion
12 51 (7.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 41 (6.32%) JUnit
14 35 (5.39%) JMeter
15 33 (5.08%) Visual Studio
16 27 (4.16%) Robot Framework
17 26 (4.01%) Postman
17 26 (4.01%) SoapUI
18 25 (3.85%) CppUnit
General
1 110 (16.95%) Social Skills
2 109 (16.80%) Banking
3 102 (15.72%) Finance
4 53 (8.17%) Public Sector
5 44 (6.78%) Investment Banking
6 32 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (3.24%) Pharmaceutical
8 16 (2.47%) Marketing
9 15 (2.31%) Front Office
10 11 (1.69%) Retail
11 8 (1.23%) Influencing Skills
12 5 (0.77%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.77%) Games
12 5 (0.77%) Telecoms
13 3 (0.46%) Legal
14 2 (0.31%) Billing
14 2 (0.31%) International Banking
14 2 (0.31%) Presentation Skills
14 2 (0.31%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.15%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 269 (41.45%) Developer
2 133 (20.49%) DevOps Engineer
3 61 (9.40%) Java Developer
4 31 (4.78%) C++ Developer
5 30 (4.62%) Senior Developer
6 28 (4.31%) Architect
6 28 (4.31%) AWS Engineer
7 26 (4.01%) Platform Engineer
8 25 (3.85%) AWS DevOps
8 25 (3.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 25 (3.85%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
8 25 (3.85%) Scala Developer
9 23 (3.54%) Analyst
10 22 (3.39%) Administrator
10 22 (3.39%) Cloud Engineer
10 22 (3.39%) React Developer
11 20 (3.08%) Senior DevOps
11 20 (3.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 19 (2.93%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 19 (2.93%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (17.26%) REST
2 94 (14.48%) .NET
3 82 (12.63%) JSON
4 76 (11.71%) AngularJS
5 75 (11.56%) CSS
6 74 (11.40%) HTML
7 63 (9.71%) React
7 63 (9.71%) XML
8 62 (9.55%) Spring
9 47 (7.24%) .NET Framework
10 45 (6.93%) Sass
11 40 (6.16%) Elastic Stack
12 38 (5.86%) J2EE
13 36 (5.55%) Node.js
14 35 (5.39%) HTML5
14 35 (5.39%) SOAP
15 33 (5.08%) RESTful
15 33 (5.08%) Web Services
16 31 (4.78%) Kafka
16 31 (4.78%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 23 (3.54%) User Experience
2 20 (3.08%) Data Protection Act
3 19 (2.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 15 (2.31%) Legacy Systems
5 13 (2.00%) PKI
5 13 (2.00%) Public Cloud
6 11 (1.69%) Cloud Native
7 9 (1.39%) Linux Command Line
7 9 (1.39%) Market Risk
7 9 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (1.23%) Data Structures
8 8 (1.23%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.08%) Data Centre
9 7 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (0.92%) Private Cloud
11 5 (0.77%) iPad
11 5 (0.77%) Management Information System
11 5 (0.77%) Marketing Technology
11 5 (0.77%) N-Tier
12 4 (0.62%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 216 (33.28%) Linux
2 154 (23.73%) Windows
3 89 (13.71%) Unix
4 52 (8.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 31 (4.78%) Windows Server
6 30 (4.62%) Ubuntu
7 7 (1.08%) CentOS
8 4 (0.62%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.31%) Amazon Linux
10 2 (0.31%) Debian
10 2 (0.31%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.31%) SUSE
10 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.15%) Android
11 1 (0.15%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 314 (48.38%) Agile Software Development
2 307 (47.30%) DevOps
3 157 (24.19%) Test Automation
4 91 (14.02%) Continuous Integration
5 77 (11.86%) Microservices
6 76 (11.71%) Problem-Solving
7 75 (11.56%) Scrum
8 61 (9.40%) Configuration Management
9 59 (9.09%) TDD
10 54 (8.32%) BDD
10 54 (8.32%) Software Engineering
11 52 (8.01%) Analytics
11 52 (8.01%) Infrastructure as Code
12 51 (7.86%) Continuous Improvement
13 50 (7.70%) Multithreading
14 48 (7.40%) Continuous Delivery
15 47 (7.24%) Migration
16 44 (6.78%) Unit Testing
17 42 (6.47%) Process Improvement
18 38 (5.86%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 204 (31.43%) Java
2 203 (31.28%) Python
3 188 (28.97%) SQL
4 95 (14.64%) JavaScript
5 83 (12.79%) C#
6 66 (10.17%) Bash
7 63 (9.71%) TypeScript
8 49 (7.55%) PL/SQL
9 48 (7.40%) PowerShell
10 45 (6.93%) Groovy
11 44 (6.78%) Scala
12 40 (6.16%) C++
13 38 (5.86%) Shell Script
14 30 (4.62%) Java 8
15 25 (3.85%) Perl
16 20 (3.08%) Java 11
17 17 (2.62%) R
17 17 (2.62%) Ruby
18 16 (2.47%) C
18 16 (2.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 92 (14.18%) Security Cleared
2 83 (12.79%) SC Cleared
3 36 (5.55%) Degree
4 32 (4.93%) DV Cleared
5 13 (2.00%) AWS Certification
6 8 (1.23%) ISTQB
6 8 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (0.92%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.62%) ISEB
9 3 (0.46%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.46%) PhD
9 3 (0.46%) SANS
10 2 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.15%) CCNA
11 1 (0.15%) CISSP
11 1 (0.15%) CSSLP
11 1 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.78%) QA
2 29 (4.47%) Accessibility
3 9 (1.39%) GDPR
4 7 (1.08%) WCAG
5 3 (0.46%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.46%) NIST
6 2 (0.31%) SLA
7 1 (0.15%) JSP 440
System Software
1 184 (28.35%) Docker
2 18 (2.77%) HDFS
3 16 (2.47%) Active Directory
4 14 (2.16%) GridGain
5 9 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (1.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 6 (0.92%) vSphere
8 5 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (0.77%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.31%) Squid
9 2 (0.31%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.15%) Time Sharing Option
10 1 (0.15%) Varnish
10 1 (0.15%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 195 (30.05%) Ansible
2 153 (23.57%) Kubernetes
3 95 (14.64%) Terraform
4 73 (11.25%) Puppet
5 53 (8.17%) BladeLogic
6 26 (4.01%) Opscode Chef
7 25 (3.85%) Nagios
8 21 (3.24%) ITRS Geneos
9 19 (2.93%) Prometheus
10 18 (2.77%) ZABBIX
11 16 (2.47%) Grafana
12 14 (2.16%) Istio
13 13 (2.00%) Packer
14 12 (1.85%) HP Fortify
15 10 (1.54%) Consul
16 9 (1.39%) Icinga
17 7 (1.08%) Kibana
17 7 (1.08%) logstash
18 5 (0.77%) vCenter Server
18 5 (0.77%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 161 (24.81%) Oracle
2 79 (12.17%) Atlassian
3 45 (6.93%) Splunk
4 38 (5.86%) Microsoft
5 34 (5.24%) Google
6 31 (4.78%) Red Hat
7 29 (4.47%) Salesforce.com
8 25 (3.85%) FIS
8 25 (3.85%) Informatica
8 25 (3.85%) SunGard
8 25 (3.85%) webMethods
9 24 (3.70%) BEA
10 22 (3.39%) VMware
11 21 (3.24%) CyberArk
11 21 (3.24%) Talend
12 18 (2.77%) TIBCO
13 16 (2.47%) Micro Focus
14 15 (2.31%) Bloomberg
14 15 (2.31%) Currenex
14 15 (2.31%) Sun