Period
to 16 October 2021

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 16 October 2021 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
16 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 266 298 347
Rank change year-on-year +32 +49 +9
Contract jobs citing Bitbucket 680 200 571
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.02% 0.75% 0.73%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.71% 4.16% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 153 351
10th Percentile £400 £328 £363
25th Percentile £463 £400 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £540 £475 £500
Median % change year-on-year +13.68% -5.00% -
75th Percentile £675 £575 £575
90th Percentile £738 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £540 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +13.68% -5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £52.50 £50.46 -
Median % change year-on-year +4.05% - -
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £50.46 £44.00
% change year-on-year -0.90% +14.67% -14.15%

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 11,909 4,809 13,862
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 17.89% 18.10% 17.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,142 3,382 9,327
10th Percentile £363 £315 £330
25th Percentile £435 £406 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £495 £475
Median % change year-on-year +6.06% +4.21% -
75th Percentile £625 £575 £575
90th Percentile £700 £650 £650
UK median daily rate £525 £490 £475
% change year-on-year +7.04% +3.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 66 151
10th Percentile £25.48 £27.67 £21.25
25th Percentile £41.25 £41.00 £40.13
Median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £46.50
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -3.23% +9.41%
75th Percentile £62.00 £54.52 £52.50
90th Percentile £70.12 £61.38 £60.00
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 16 October 2021.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Bitbucket in England over the 6 months to 16 October 2021.

Hourly 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 6 months to 16 October 2021. 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 +17 362 £600 +20.00% 87
Midlands -19 84 £508 +23.78% 26
West Midlands -13 70 £508 +20.83% 21
South West -8 61 £445 -19.09% 16
South East -65 53 £472 -9.84% 25
North of England -55 51 £540 +23.43% 37
North West -39 31 £521 +31.96% 12
East Midlands -33 12 £485 +57.98% 5
Yorkshire -39 12 £544 - 6
East of England -44 11 £500 +11.11% 13
North East -9 9 £575 +9.52% 19
South Coast - 1 - -
Bitbucket
UK

For the 6 months to 16 October 2021, 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.

1 384 (56.47%) Git (software)
2 336 (49.41%) Jenkins
3 316 (46.47%) Agile Software Development
4 314 (46.18%) DevOps
5 305 (44.85%) JIRA
6 266 (39.12%) Java
7 231 (33.97%) SQL
8 225 (33.09%) AWS
9 216 (31.76%) Python
10 202 (29.71%) Confluence
11 176 (25.88%) Linux
12 165 (24.26%) Ansible
13 162 (23.82%) Docker
13 162 (23.82%) Oracle
14 148 (21.76%) Social Skills
15 144 (21.18%) Test Automation
16 142 (20.88%) Windows
17 129 (18.97%) Azure
18 127 (18.68%) JavaScript
19 125 (18.38%) Kubernetes
20 116 (17.06%) REST
21 112 (16.47%) GitHub
22 110 (16.18%) Scrum
23 106 (15.59%) TeamCity
24 104 (15.29%) Continuous Integration
25 102 (15.00%) Software Engineering
25 102 (15.00%) C#
26 101 (14.85%) .NET
26 101 (14.85%) Artifactory
27 99 (14.56%) Banking

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
1 202 (29.71%) Confluence
2 33 (4.85%) SAS
3 29 (4.26%) Apache
4 20 (2.94%) WebLogic
5 18 (2.65%) CMS
6 14 (2.06%) SharePoint
7 11 (1.62%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (1.62%) Oracle Coherence
8 10 (1.47%) Tomcat
8 10 (1.47%) WordPress
9 9 (1.32%) Apache Spark
10 8 (1.18%) Drupal
11 5 (0.74%) Headless CMS
11 5 (0.74%) JBoss
11 5 (0.74%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (0.59%) Apache Qpid
13 3 (0.44%) Apache Airflow
13 3 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
13 3 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 24 (3.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (1.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 8 (1.18%) InVision
3 8 (1.18%) Sketch
4 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.15%) Figma
4 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 26 (3.82%) SunGard Martini
2 8 (1.18%) Magento
2 8 (1.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 4 (0.59%) Markit EDM
3 4 (0.59%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.29%) assyst
5 1 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.15%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 225 (33.09%) AWS
2 129 (18.97%) Azure
3 112 (16.47%) GitHub
4 67 (9.85%) Serverless
5 47 (6.91%) AWS Lambda
6 39 (5.74%) GCP
7 25 (3.68%) PaaS
8 24 (3.53%) OpenShift
9 23 (3.38%) NuGet
10 21 (3.09%) IaaS
11 20 (2.94%) AWS CloudFormation
12 18 (2.65%) Amazon EC2
12 18 (2.65%) Amazon S3
13 15 (2.21%) BrowserStack
14 14 (2.06%) Microsoft 365
15 13 (1.91%) CloudFront
15 13 (1.91%) Power Platform
16 12 (1.76%) Amazon EKS
17 11 (1.62%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
18 10 (1.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 32 (4.71%) TCP/IP
2 31 (4.56%) Firewall
3 21 (3.09%) DNS
4 13 (1.91%) HTTP
4 13 (1.91%) Internet
5 6 (0.88%) Multicast
5 6 (0.88%) SAN
5 6 (0.88%) VPN
6 5 (0.74%) SSH
6 5 (0.74%) SSL
7 4 (0.59%) VSAN
8 3 (0.44%) BGP
8 3 (0.44%) DHCP
8 3 (0.44%) LAN
8 3 (0.44%) OSPF
8 3 (0.44%) Skype
8 3 (0.44%) WAN
9 2 (0.29%) SNMP
9 2 (0.29%) tcpdump
9 2 (0.29%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (11.18%) MySQL
2 69 (10.15%) SQL Server
3 60 (8.82%) Relational Database
4 50 (7.35%) Hadoop
5 49 (7.21%) PostgreSQL
6 48 (7.06%) Pentaho
7 40 (5.88%) MongoDB
8 39 (5.74%) Oracle Database
9 33 (4.85%) NoSQL
9 33 (4.85%) Oracle Database 12c
10 32 (4.71%) Apache Hive
11 28 (4.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 27 (3.97%) Amazon RDS
13 26 (3.82%) Redis
14 25 (3.68%) HBase
15 21 (3.09%) Apache Ignite
15 21 (3.09%) Big Data
16 19 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
17 16 (2.35%) Amazon Redshift
18 12 (1.76%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 384 (56.47%) Git (software)
2 336 (49.41%) Jenkins
3 305 (44.85%) JIRA
4 106 (15.59%) TeamCity
5 101 (14.85%) Artifactory
6 83 (12.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 76 (11.18%) Maven
8 75 (11.03%) GitLab
9 57 (8.38%) Subversion
10 51 (7.50%) SonarQube
11 49 (7.21%) Visual Studio
12 42 (6.18%) Sonatype Nexus
13 38 (5.59%) Cucumber
13 38 (5.59%) Selenium
14 36 (5.29%) JUnit
15 31 (4.56%) JMeter
16 27 (3.97%) Robot Framework
17 26 (3.82%) CppUnit
17 26 (3.82%) Oracle APEX
18 24 (3.53%) Mercurial
General
1 148 (21.76%) Social Skills
2 99 (14.56%) Banking
3 88 (12.94%) Finance
4 66 (9.71%) Public Sector
5 46 (6.76%) Investment Banking
6 31 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (3.53%) Front Office
8 17 (2.50%) Marketing
8 17 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
9 11 (1.62%) Games
10 7 (1.03%) Retail
10 7 (1.03%) Telecoms
11 6 (0.88%) Back Office
11 6 (0.88%) Influencing Skills
12 4 (0.59%) Law
12 4 (0.59%) Prime Brokerage
13 2 (0.29%) Advertising
13 2 (0.29%) Electronics
13 2 (0.29%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 304 (44.71%) Developer
2 108 (15.88%) DevOps Engineer
3 67 (9.85%) Java Developer
4 54 (7.94%) Senior Developer
5 44 (6.47%) Architect
6 37 (5.44%) Software Engineer
7 34 (5.00%) C++ Developer
8 29 (4.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 27 (3.97%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
10 24 (3.53%) Consultant
11 23 (3.38%) Cloud Engineer
12 22 (3.24%) Angular Developer
13 21 (3.09%) Java Consultant
13 21 (3.09%) Risk Consultant
13 21 (3.09%) Scala Developer
13 21 (3.09%) Senior Consultant
13 21 (3.09%) Senior Java Consultant
14 20 (2.94%) AWS Engineer
14 20 (2.94%) Data Engineer
15 19 (2.79%) Front Office C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (17.06%) REST
2 101 (14.85%) .NET
3 96 (14.12%) AngularJS
4 89 (13.09%) HTML
5 80 (11.76%) CSS
6 71 (10.44%) JSON
7 70 (10.29%) Spring
8 69 (10.15%) React
9 62 (9.12%) Node.js
10 56 (8.24%) .NET Framework
11 46 (6.76%) HTML5
12 43 (6.32%) SOAP
12 43 (6.32%) XML
13 40 (5.88%) Sass
14 39 (5.74%) Web Services
15 34 (5.00%) Kafka
16 33 (4.85%) .NET Core
17 30 (4.41%) Spring Boot
18 29 (4.26%) J2EE
19 28 (4.12%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 30 (4.41%) User Experience
2 21 (3.09%) Data Protection Act
3 18 (2.65%) Linux Command Line
4 15 (2.21%) Self-Motivation
5 12 (1.76%) Public Cloud
6 11 (1.62%) Mobile App
6 11 (1.62%) Private Cloud
7 10 (1.47%) Cybercrime
8 9 (1.32%) Cloud Native
8 9 (1.32%) Data Structures
8 9 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 9 (1.32%) Management Information System
8 9 (1.32%) Market Risk
9 8 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
9 8 (1.18%) N-Tier
9 8 (1.18%) PKI
10 7 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (0.88%) Clustering
11 6 (0.88%) Legacy Systems
11 6 (0.88%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 176 (25.88%) Linux
2 142 (20.88%) Windows
3 91 (13.38%) Unix
4 26 (3.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (3.68%) Windows Server
6 15 (2.21%) Ubuntu
7 14 (2.06%) CentOS
8 9 (1.32%) Android
9 8 (1.18%) Windows Server 2016
10 6 (0.88%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.59%) Amazon Linux
12 3 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.29%) SUSE
14 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.15%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 316 (46.47%) Agile Software Development
2 314 (46.18%) DevOps
3 144 (21.18%) Test Automation
4 110 (16.18%) Scrum
5 104 (15.29%) Continuous Integration
6 102 (15.00%) Software Engineering
7 89 (13.09%) Microservices
8 83 (12.21%) Configuration Management
9 80 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
10 64 (9.41%) Analytics
11 55 (8.09%) Continuous Delivery
11 55 (8.09%) Multithreading
12 53 (7.79%) TDD
12 53 (7.79%) Unit Testing
13 50 (7.35%) Data Modelling
13 50 (7.35%) Process Improvement
14 49 (7.21%) ETL
15 47 (6.91%) Data Analytics
15 47 (6.91%) Test Strategy
16 46 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 266 (39.12%) Java
2 231 (33.97%) SQL
3 216 (31.76%) Python
4 127 (18.68%) JavaScript
5 102 (15.00%) C#
6 61 (8.97%) Bash Shell
7 58 (8.53%) PL/SQL
8 55 (8.09%) TypeScript
9 54 (7.94%) C++
10 48 (7.06%) Shell Script
11 47 (6.91%) Perl
11 47 (6.91%) Scala
12 41 (6.03%) Java 8
13 35 (5.15%) PHP
14 32 (4.71%) PowerShell
15 31 (4.56%) HiveQL
16 30 (4.41%) R
17 29 (4.26%) Groovy
18 23 (3.38%) Ruby
19 22 (3.24%) VBA
Qualifications
1 96 (14.12%) Security Cleared
2 90 (13.24%) SC Cleared
3 39 (5.74%) Degree
4 20 (2.94%) AWS Certification
5 15 (2.21%) DV Cleared
6 12 (1.76%) ISTQB
6 12 (1.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (1.18%) Numerate Degree
8 5 (0.74%) SANS
9 4 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (0.44%) PhD
11 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.29%) TOGAF Certification
12 1 (0.15%) ISEB
12 1 (0.15%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.44%) Accessibility
2 20 (2.94%) QA
3 9 (1.32%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.74%) NIST
4 5 (0.74%) WCAG
5 4 (0.59%) SLA
6 1 (0.15%) Def Stans
6 1 (0.15%) GDPR
6 1 (0.15%) NCSC
6 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 162 (23.82%) Docker
2 35 (5.15%) HDFS
3 21 (3.09%) GridGain
4 19 (2.79%) Active Directory
5 14 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (1.62%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (1.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 7 (1.03%) vSphere
9 6 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (0.74%) VirtualBox
11 4 (0.59%) VMware NSX
12 3 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.29%) Ceph
13 2 (0.29%) NFS
14 1 (0.15%) Firmware
14 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
14 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.15%) Platform Symphony
14 1 (0.15%) RHEV
14 1 (0.15%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 165 (24.26%) Ansible
2 125 (18.38%) Kubernetes
3 90 (13.24%) Terraform
4 56 (8.24%) Puppet
5 40 (5.88%) BladeLogic
6 26 (3.82%) Opscode Chef
7 19 (2.79%) ITRS Geneos
8 15 (2.21%) Istio
9 14 (2.06%) ZABBIX
10 10 (1.47%) Nagios
10 10 (1.47%) Prometheus
11 9 (1.32%) Packer
12 8 (1.18%) Control-M
12 8 (1.18%) Grafana
13 6 (0.88%) vRealize Orchestrator
14 5 (0.74%) Consul
14 5 (0.74%) Kibana
14 5 (0.74%) logstash
14 5 (0.74%) vCenter Server
15 4 (0.59%) Mesos
Vendors
1 162 (23.82%) Oracle
2 75 (11.03%) Atlassian
3 48 (7.06%) Talend
4 43 (6.32%) Informatica
5 40 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
6 39 (5.74%) Microsoft
7 28 (4.12%) Splunk
8 27 (3.97%) Red Hat
9 26 (3.82%) FIS
9 26 (3.82%) Google
9 26 (3.82%) SunGard
10 25 (3.68%) ServiceNow
11 23 (3.38%) VMware
12 20 (2.94%) BEA
13 19 (2.79%) Cloudera
14 18 (2.65%) webMethods
15 14 (2.06%) IBM
15 14 (2.06%) SAP
16 13 (1.91%) Adobe
16 13 (1.91%) Perforce