Period
to 9 May 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 9 May 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
9 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 292 306 317
Rank change year-on-year +14 +11 +115
Contract jobs citing Bitbucket 383 372 712
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.86% 0.80% 0.84%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.10% 4.45% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 267 448
10th Percentile £360 £363 £363
25th Percentile £425 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £515 £498 £500
Median % change year-on-year +3.52% -0.50% +4.44%
75th Percentile £625 £575 £595
90th Percentile £725 £646 £648
UK median daily rate £514 £488 £500
% change year-on-year +5.38% -2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 -
Median % change year-on-year -3.61% - -
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 -
% change year-on-year -3.61% - -

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 7,510 8,366 17,480
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.89% 17.96% 20.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,023 5,799 12,010
10th Percentile £344 £338 £340
25th Percentile £406 £413 £410
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £500
75th Percentile £588 £588 £575
90th Percentile £666 £675 £645
UK median daily rate £493 £495 £480
% change year-on-year -0.51% +3.13% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 127 242
10th Percentile £25.75 £18.25 £21.25
25th Percentile £40.00 £38.13 £37.50
Median hourly rate £47.47 £47.50 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year -0.06% +5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £56.50 £54.22 £50.00
90th Percentile £65.35 £64.35 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £44.92
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.76% +5.68%

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 9 May 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 9 May 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 9 May 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 +17 205 £575 +15.00% 56
South West +12 40 £405 -19.00% 21
Midlands +21 38 £460 +10.51% 14
South East +45 37 £495 +4.21% 36
North of England +38 35 £500 -16.67% 27
West Midlands +12 33 £465 +9.41% 13
North West +44 24 £429 +7.25% 14
North East - 9 £540 - 8
East Midlands +15 2 £350 - 1
East of England 0 2 £469 -1.32% 9
Yorkshire -12 2 - - 5
Bitbucket
UK

For the 6 months to 9 May 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.

1 191 (49.87%) DevOps
2 190 (49.61%) JIRA
3 181 (47.26%) Agile Software Development
4 166 (43.34%) Git (software)
5 159 (41.51%) Java
6 145 (37.86%) Jenkins
7 121 (31.59%) Python
8 115 (30.03%) Confluence
9 110 (28.72%) SQL
10 90 (23.50%) Linux
10 90 (23.50%) Docker
11 86 (22.45%) AWS
12 82 (21.41%) Finance
12 82 (21.41%) Ansible
13 77 (20.10%) Scrum
14 74 (19.32%) Social Skills
15 71 (18.54%) Security Cleared
16 67 (17.49%) Banking
17 64 (16.71%) Oracle
17 64 (16.71%) SC Cleared
18 62 (16.19%) Software Engineering
19 61 (15.93%) Windows
19 61 (15.93%) Test Automation
20 60 (15.67%) Azure
20 60 (15.67%) Microservices
21 59 (15.40%) GitHub
21 59 (15.40%) Continuous Integration
22 58 (15.14%) Configuration Management
22 58 (15.14%) Kubernetes
23 57 (14.88%) Artifactory

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
1 115 (30.03%) Confluence
2 34 (8.88%) Apache
3 18 (4.70%) WebLogic
4 11 (2.87%) Oracle Coherence
5 8 (2.09%) Apache Spark
5 8 (2.09%) SAS
6 5 (1.31%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.31%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.04%) MS Exchange
7 4 (1.04%) nginx
8 3 (0.78%) WordPress
9 2 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.52%) Mule
9 2 (0.52%) Red Hat Fuse
9 2 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.26%) Jetty
10 1 (0.26%) MTS
10 1 (0.26%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (1.04%) Sketch
2 3 (0.78%) Figma
3 2 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.52%) Adobe XD
3 2 (0.52%) InVision
4 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (2.35%) Summit
2 8 (2.09%) SAP S/4HANA
3 7 (1.83%) assyst
4 5 (1.31%) Sentinel
5 4 (1.04%) Shopify
6 2 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.52%) Magento
6 2 (0.52%) Salerio
7 1 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.26%) Toggl
Cloud Services
1 86 (22.45%) AWS
2 60 (15.67%) Azure
3 59 (15.40%) GitHub
4 25 (6.53%) GCP
5 21 (5.48%) OpenShift
6 18 (4.70%) SaaS
7 14 (3.66%) IaaS
7 14 (3.66%) PaaS
8 10 (2.61%) Amazon S3
9 9 (2.35%) Amazon EKS
9 9 (2.35%) Serverless
10 7 (1.83%) AWS Lambda
10 7 (1.83%) npm
10 7 (1.83%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 6 (1.57%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (1.57%) Datadog
12 5 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (1.31%) Microsoft 365
12 5 (1.31%) NuGet
12 5 (1.31%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.87%) Firewall
2 6 (1.57%) DNS
3 5 (1.31%) SSL
4 3 (0.78%) Calico
4 3 (0.78%) HTTP
4 3 (0.78%) IPv4
4 3 (0.78%) IPv6
4 3 (0.78%) iSCSI
4 3 (0.78%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.52%) DHCP
5 2 (0.52%) Internet
5 2 (0.52%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (0.26%) DMZ
6 1 (0.26%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.26%) Skype
6 1 (0.26%) VLAN
6 1 (0.26%) VPN
6 1 (0.26%) WAN
6 1 (0.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (10.70%) SQL Server
2 37 (9.66%) PostgreSQL
3 25 (6.53%) Apache Ignite
3 25 (6.53%) NoSQL
4 24 (6.27%) MySQL
5 18 (4.70%) Relational Database
6 16 (4.18%) Hadoop
6 16 (4.18%) MongoDB
7 12 (3.13%) Apache Hive
7 12 (3.13%) Big Data
7 12 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (3.13%) Pentaho
8 11 (2.87%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (2.35%) HBase
9 9 (2.35%) Impala
10 8 (2.09%) Oracle Database
11 5 (1.31%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (1.31%) OLTP
11 5 (1.31%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (1.31%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 190 (49.61%) JIRA
2 166 (43.34%) Git (software)
3 145 (37.86%) Jenkins
4 57 (14.88%) Artifactory
5 50 (13.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 49 (12.79%) GitLab
7 42 (10.97%) Maven
8 36 (9.40%) TeamCity
9 27 (7.05%) SonarQube
10 16 (4.18%) Visual Studio
11 15 (3.92%) JUnit
12 14 (3.66%) Cucumber
12 14 (3.66%) Subversion
13 13 (3.39%) IntelliJ
13 13 (3.39%) Sonatype Nexus
14 12 (3.13%) Gradle
14 12 (3.13%) Selenium
15 9 (2.35%) Gerrit
15 9 (2.35%) Octopus Deploy
16 8 (2.09%) Mercurial
General
1 82 (21.41%) Finance
2 74 (19.32%) Social Skills
3 67 (17.49%) Banking
4 40 (10.44%) Public Sector
5 38 (9.92%) Investment Banking
6 26 (6.79%) Front Office
7 12 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (3.13%) Back Office
8 8 (2.09%) Retail
9 7 (1.83%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.57%) Influencing Skills
10 6 (1.57%) Marketing
10 6 (1.57%) Presentation Skills
10 6 (1.57%) Prime Brokerage
10 6 (1.57%) Private Banking
10 6 (1.57%) Synthetic Prime Brokerage
11 5 (1.31%) Electronics
11 5 (1.31%) French Language
11 5 (1.31%) Games
12 4 (1.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 167 (43.60%) Developer
2 55 (14.36%) DevOps Engineer
3 42 (10.97%) Java Developer
4 23 (6.01%) Consultant
5 22 (5.74%) Senior Developer
6 20 (5.22%) Architect
6 20 (5.22%) Python Developer
7 18 (4.70%) Scala Developer
8 16 (4.18%) C# Developer
8 16 (4.18%) Senior Consultant
8 16 (4.18%) Software Engineer
9 15 (3.92%) Azure Engineer
9 15 (3.92%) C++ Developer
10 14 (3.66%) Java Consultant
10 14 (3.66%) Risk Consultant
10 14 (3.66%) Senior Java Consultant
11 13 (3.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 13 (3.39%) SQL Developer
12 12 (3.13%) C++/C# Developer
13 11 (2.87%) Summit Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (8.88%) Node.js
2 31 (8.09%) REST
3 30 (7.83%) .NET
4 27 (7.05%) Spring
5 25 (6.53%) Web Services
6 24 (6.27%) CSS
7 23 (6.01%) HTML
7 23 (6.01%) J2EE
8 22 (5.74%) JSON
9 21 (5.48%) AngularJS
9 21 (5.48%) FIX Protocol
10 20 (5.22%) React
11 15 (3.92%) Kafka
12 14 (3.66%) XML
13 11 (2.87%) RESTful
13 11 (2.87%) YAML
14 9 (2.35%) Django
14 9 (2.35%) GraphQL
14 9 (2.35%) Redux
15 8 (2.09%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.53%) Derivative
2 21 (5.48%) Public Cloud
3 20 (5.22%) Equities
4 19 (4.96%) SWIFT
4 19 (4.96%) User Experience
5 14 (3.66%) Fixed Income
6 12 (3.13%) Cloud Native
6 12 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (1.83%) Data Centre
7 7 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.83%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (1.57%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (1.57%) N-Tier
8 6 (1.57%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (1.31%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.31%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (1.31%) Private Cloud
10 4 (1.04%) Analytical Mindset
10 4 (1.04%) Cybercrime
10 4 (1.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 90 (23.50%) Linux
2 61 (15.93%) Windows
3 49 (12.79%) Unix
4 14 (3.66%) Windows Server
5 13 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.57%) CentOS
7 6 (1.57%) Windows Server 2016
8 5 (1.31%) Android
9 4 (1.04%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.78%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.52%) AIX
11 2 (0.52%) Solaris
11 2 (0.52%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.52%) VMS
12 1 (0.26%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.26%) Debian
12 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (49.87%) DevOps
2 181 (47.26%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (20.10%) Scrum
4 62 (16.19%) Software Engineering
5 61 (15.93%) Test Automation
6 60 (15.67%) Microservices
7 59 (15.40%) Continuous Integration
8 58 (15.14%) Configuration Management
9 39 (10.18%) Problem-Solving
10 37 (9.66%) Continuous Delivery
11 36 (9.40%) Mentoring
12 31 (8.09%) Low Latency
13 30 (7.83%) Multithreading
14 29 (7.57%) TDD
15 28 (7.31%) Business Intelligence
16 25 (6.53%) Infrastructure as Code
16 25 (6.53%) Unit Testing
17 24 (6.27%) Process Improvement
18 23 (6.01%) Kanban
19 22 (5.74%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 159 (41.51%) Java
2 121 (31.59%) Python
3 110 (28.72%) SQL
4 51 (13.32%) JavaScript
5 44 (11.49%) C#
6 37 (9.66%) C++
7 27 (7.05%) Java 8
8 26 (6.79%) PL/SQL
9 24 (6.27%) PowerShell
10 23 (6.01%) Perl
10 23 (6.01%) Scala
11 20 (5.22%) Shell Script
12 19 (4.96%) Bash Shell
13 15 (3.92%) Ruby
14 14 (3.66%) Groovy
14 14 (3.66%) TypeScript
15 12 (3.13%) PHP
16 9 (2.35%) C
17 8 (2.09%) R
18 7 (1.83%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 71 (18.54%) Security Cleared
2 64 (16.71%) SC Cleared
3 19 (4.96%) Degree
4 7 (1.83%) CTC Cleared
5 5 (1.31%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.31%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (1.31%) Numerate Degree
6 4 (1.04%) ISEB
7 3 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.52%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.52%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.26%) MCSE
9 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.26%) SANS
9 1 (0.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.18%) QA
2 6 (1.57%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.26%) NIST
System Software
1 90 (23.50%) Docker
2 25 (6.53%) GridGain
3 11 (2.87%) Active Directory
3 11 (2.87%) HDFS
4 6 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (1.31%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.78%) GlusterFS
7 2 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.52%) iptables
8 1 (0.26%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.26%) Platform Symphony
8 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.26%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 82 (21.41%) Ansible
2 58 (15.14%) Kubernetes
3 42 (10.97%) Terraform
4 21 (5.48%) Puppet
5 17 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (4.18%) Grafana
7 14 (3.66%) Prometheus
8 8 (2.09%) ITRS Geneos
8 8 (2.09%) Salt
9 7 (1.83%) Packer
10 6 (1.57%) Kibana
10 6 (1.57%) vRealize
10 6 (1.57%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 5 (1.31%) Istio
11 5 (1.31%) Single Sign-On
12 3 (0.78%) Control-M
12 3 (0.78%) Docker Swarm
12 3 (0.78%) logstash
12 3 (0.78%) Mesos
12 3 (0.78%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 64 (16.71%) Oracle
2 48 (12.53%) Atlassian
3 33 (8.62%) Microsoft
4 23 (6.01%) Red Hat
5 18 (4.70%) BEA
6 17 (4.44%) webMethods
7 16 (4.18%) IBM
8 15 (3.92%) Splunk
9 14 (3.66%) Salesforce.com
10 12 (3.13%) Google
10 12 (3.13%) SAP
11 11 (2.87%) Bloomberg
12 10 (2.61%) VMware
13 9 (2.35%) Informatica
14 7 (1.83%) Cloudera
15 6 (1.57%) MapR
15 6 (1.57%) TIBCO
16 5 (1.31%) Ab Initio
16 5 (1.31%) Talend
17 4 (1.04%) Dynatrace