Period
to 17 November 2017

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 November 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.

Bitbucket
UK > England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 399 524 823
Rank change year-on-year +125 +299 -16
Contract jobs citing Bitbucket 536 362 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.57% 0.37% 0.049%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.02% 2.22% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 198 39
England median daily rate £488 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +42.86% -12.50%
10th Percentile £338 £339 £248
90th Percentile £613 £605 £438
UK median daily rate £475 £500 £350
% change year-on-year -5.00% +42.86% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 0
England median hourly rate £49.50 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.47% - -
UK median hourly rate £49.50 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year +16.47% - -

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 17734 16307 15035
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.76% 16.57% 14.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 12428 11046 10096
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £304 £278
90th Percentile £603 £575 £574
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 274 233 283
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29.00 £26.12 £24.05
90th Percentile £59.63 £53.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

Bitbucket
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Bitbucket as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Bitbucket in England

Bitbucket
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bitbucket in England.

Contractor 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 November 2017. 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 +20 271 £500 -4.76% 17
South East +102 112 £450 -4.00% 4
South West +6 42 £494 +27.42% 3
Midlands +43 41 £470 +3.01% 5
North of England +67 39 £418 -7.22% 8
West Midlands +46 34 £470 - 3
North West +44 34 £450 - 5
East of England +4 31 £425 -20.93% 3
East Midlands -5 7 £425 +25.00% 2
Yorkshire +14 4 £338 -38.64% 2
North East - 1 £325 - 1
Bitbucket
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 298 (55.60%) JIRA
2 291 (54.29%) DevOps
3 280 (52.24%) Agile Software Development
4 272 (50.75%) Git (software)
5 267 (49.81%) Jenkins
6 227 (42.35%) Java
7 206 (38.43%) Linux
8 194 (36.19%) Docker
9 190 (35.45%) Amazon AWS
10 186 (34.70%) Continuous Integration
11 161 (30.04%) Confluence
12 142 (26.49%) Ansible
13 132 (24.63%) JavaScript
14 130 (24.25%) Test Automation
14 130 (24.25%) Puppet
15 125 (23.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 120 (22.39%) Scrum
17 115 (21.46%) Finance
18 111 (20.71%) Python
19 110 (20.52%) Atlassian
20 103 (19.22%) REST
21 100 (18.66%) TDD
22 99 (18.47%) SQL
23 97 (18.10%) HTML
24 96 (17.91%) Configuration Management
25 94 (17.54%) Maven
26 92 (17.16%) CSS
27 83 (15.49%) Terraform
28 81 (15.11%) GitHub
29 78 (14.55%) Continuous Delivery

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
1 161 (30.04%) Confluence
2 57 (10.63%) Apache
3 51 (9.51%) Elasticsearch
4 49 (9.14%) Tomcat
5 28 (5.22%) Cloud Foundry
6 19 (3.54%) IIS
7 17 (3.17%) CMS
7 17 (3.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 16 (2.99%) OpenStack
9 14 (2.61%) nginx
10 13 (2.43%) SharePoint
11 12 (2.24%) JBoss
12 10 (1.87%) CICS
12 10 (1.87%) WebSphere
13 9 (1.68%) Drupal
14 8 (1.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 8 (1.49%) Apache Solr
14 8 (1.49%) Umbraco
14 8 (1.49%) WordPress
15 7 (1.31%) WebLogic
Applications
1 23 (4.29%) HipChat
2 10 (1.87%) Photoshop
3 7 (1.31%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.37%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.37%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.19%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.19%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 12 (2.24%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.19%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 190 (35.45%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (15.11%) GitHub
3 52 (9.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 30 (5.60%) Amazon EC2
4 30 (5.60%) AWS CloudFormation
5 27 (5.04%) Serverless
6 26 (4.85%) PaaS
7 24 (4.48%) Amazon S3
7 24 (4.48%) AWS Lambda
8 23 (4.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 21 (3.92%) IaaS
9 21 (3.92%) OpenShift
10 20 (3.73%) Amazon ELB
11 17 (3.17%) npm
11 17 (3.17%) SaaS
12 16 (2.99%) Google Cloud Platform
13 14 (2.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 14 (2.61%) Sauce Labs
14 10 (1.87%) Heroku
15 9 (1.68%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 38 (7.09%) HTTP
2 28 (5.22%) Internet
3 25 (4.66%) DNS
4 18 (3.36%) Firewall
5 15 (2.80%) SSH
6 14 (2.61%) OpenLDAP
6 14 (2.61%) OpenVPN
7 9 (1.68%) BIG-IP
7 9 (1.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 8 (1.49%) SSL
9 6 (1.12%) LDAP
9 6 (1.12%) SMS
9 6 (1.12%) VPN
10 5 (0.93%) DHCP
10 5 (0.93%) LAN
10 5 (0.93%) MPLS
10 5 (0.93%) Network Security
10 5 (0.93%) Reverse Proxy
10 5 (0.93%) VLAN
10 5 (0.93%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (13.62%) MySQL
2 71 (13.25%) PostgreSQL
3 47 (8.77%) SQL Server
4 40 (7.46%) MongoDB
5 35 (6.53%) Redis
6 34 (6.34%) NoSQL
7 31 (5.78%) Oracle Database
8 28 (5.22%) Relational Database
9 27 (5.04%) DB2
10 26 (4.85%) Amazon RDS
11 21 (3.92%) RDBMS
12 16 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
13 15 (2.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 15 (2.80%) Hadoop
14 7 (1.31%) Big Data
15 6 (1.12%) OLAP
16 3 (0.56%) MS Access
16 3 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 2 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
17 2 (0.37%) KDB
Development Applications
1 298 (55.60%) JIRA
2 272 (50.75%) Git (software)
3 267 (49.81%) Jenkins
4 125 (23.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 94 (17.54%) Maven
6 74 (13.81%) Selenium
7 73 (13.62%) TeamCity
8 56 (10.45%) Gradle
8 56 (10.45%) SonarQube
9 52 (9.70%) Ant
10 49 (9.14%) Cucumber
11 47 (8.77%) JUnit
11 47 (8.77%) Sonatype Nexus
12 41 (7.65%) gulp
13 35 (6.53%) Grunt
13 35 (6.53%) Subversion
14 32 (5.97%) Jasmine
15 28 (5.22%) WebDriver
16 26 (4.85%) Artifactory
17 25 (4.66%) Vagrant
General
1 115 (21.46%) Finance
2 45 (8.40%) Banking
3 20 (3.73%) Retail
4 14 (2.61%) Marketing
5 12 (2.24%) Billing
5 12 (2.24%) Investment Banking
6 11 (2.05%) Corporate Banking
7 9 (1.68%) Back Office
7 9 (1.68%) Games
7 9 (1.68%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.49%) Retail Banking
9 6 (1.12%) Front Office
10 4 (0.75%) Advertising
10 4 (0.75%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.75%) Music Industry
11 3 (0.56%) Electronics
11 3 (0.56%) Legal
12 2 (0.37%) Automotive
12 2 (0.37%) Law
12 2 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 173 (32.28%) Developer
2 148 (27.61%) DevOps Engineer
3 45 (8.40%) Java Developer
4 35 (6.53%) Consultant
5 31 (5.78%) AWS DevOps
6 28 (5.22%) Architect
6 28 (5.22%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 28 (5.22%) Senior Developer
7 24 (4.48%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 24 (4.48%) AWS Engineer
8 23 (4.29%) Angular Developer
8 23 (4.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 22 (4.10%) Tester
10 21 (3.92%) Linux Engineer
10 21 (3.92%) Senior DevOps
11 19 (3.54%) Automation Tester
11 19 (3.54%) iOS Developer
12 18 (3.36%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 17 (3.17%) JavaScript Developer
13 17 (3.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (19.22%) REST
2 97 (18.10%) HTML
3 92 (17.16%) CSS
4 73 (13.62%) Spring
4 73 (13.62%) Web Services
5 71 (13.25%) AngularJS
5 71 (13.25%) SOAP
6 68 (12.69%) .NET
7 61 (11.38%) HTML5
8 53 (9.89%) CSS3
9 50 (9.33%) JSON
10 49 (9.14%) Node.js
11 48 (8.96%) jQuery
12 45 (8.40%) RESTful
13 39 (7.28%) XML
14 37 (6.90%) Sass
15 36 (6.72%) React
16 33 (6.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 31 (5.78%) Spring Boot
18 30 (5.60%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 40 (7.46%) User Experience
2 29 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 19 (3.54%) Mobile App
4 18 (3.36%) W3C
5 17 (3.17%) Linux Command Line
6 14 (2.61%) Mainframe
7 13 (2.43%) iPad
8 11 (2.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 11 (2.05%) Greenfield Project
9 9 (1.68%) DataPower
10 8 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (1.49%) iPhone
11 7 (1.31%) Fintech
12 6 (1.12%) Data Centre
12 6 (1.12%) Virtual Team
13 5 (0.93%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.93%) Management Information System
13 5 (0.93%) Private Cloud
13 5 (0.93%) Public Cloud
14 4 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 206 (38.43%) Linux
2 63 (11.75%) Unix
3 50 (9.33%) Windows
4 36 (6.72%) Apple iOS
5 27 (5.04%) CentOS
6 18 (3.36%) Android
7 17 (3.17%) Mac OS X
7 17 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (3.17%) Solaris
8 11 (2.05%) CoreOS
8 11 (2.05%) Windows Server
9 10 (1.87%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.75%) VMS
11 3 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.37%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.37%) RancherOS
13 1 (0.19%) Debian
13 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (54.29%) DevOps
2 280 (52.24%) Agile Software Development
3 186 (34.70%) Continuous Integration
4 130 (24.25%) Test Automation
5 120 (22.39%) Scrum
6 100 (18.66%) TDD
7 96 (17.91%) Configuration Management
8 78 (14.55%) Continuous Delivery
9 72 (13.43%) BDD
10 52 (9.70%) SDLC
11 49 (9.14%) Open Source
12 40 (7.46%) Microservices
13 38 (7.09%) Front End Development
14 32 (5.97%) MVC
14 32 (5.97%) Web Development
15 31 (5.78%) OO
16 26 (4.85%) Kanban
16 26 (4.85%) Stakeholder Management
17 25 (4.66%) E-Commerce
18 24 (4.48%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 227 (42.35%) Java
2 132 (24.63%) JavaScript
3 111 (20.71%) Python
4 99 (18.47%) SQL
5 58 (10.82%) C#
6 53 (9.89%) Bash Shell
7 51 (9.51%) Groovy
8 36 (6.72%) Apple Swift
8 36 (6.72%) PHP
9 30 (5.60%) Ruby
10 20 (3.73%) Perl
11 19 (3.54%) Objective-C
12 17 (3.17%) C++
12 17 (3.17%) Shell Script
13 16 (2.99%) PowerShell
14 12 (2.24%) Scala
15 11 (2.05%) PL/SQL
16 10 (1.87%) Go
16 10 (1.87%) TypeScript
17 8 (1.49%) ES6
Qualifications
1 54 (10.07%) Security Cleared
2 40 (7.46%) SC Cleared
3 37 (6.90%) Degree
4 21 (3.92%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (1.49%) BC Cleared
6 6 (1.12%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.75%) Chartered Engineer
7 4 (0.75%) CITP
7 4 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (0.75%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.56%) CISSP
8 3 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.56%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.37%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.19%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.19%) MBCS
10 1 (0.19%) PMP
10 1 (0.19%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (11.19%) QA
2 13 (2.43%) GCP
3 4 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.37%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.19%) WCAG
System Software
1 194 (36.19%) Docker
2 24 (4.48%) Virtual Machines
3 15 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (2.61%) Postfix
4 14 (2.61%) Squid
4 14 (2.61%) vCloud
5 9 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (1.49%) oVirt
6 8 (1.49%) RHEV
7 4 (0.75%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.37%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
8 2 (0.37%) etcd
8 2 (0.37%) flannel
8 2 (0.37%) Varnish
9 1 (0.19%) Active Directory
9 1 (0.19%) KVM
9 1 (0.19%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.19%) vSphere
9 1 (0.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 142 (26.49%) Ansible
2 130 (24.25%) Puppet
3 83 (15.49%) Terraform
4 74 (13.81%) Kubernetes
5 63 (11.75%) Opscode Chef
6 41 (7.65%) ZABBIX
7 35 (6.53%) Rancher
8 32 (5.97%) Docker Swarm
9 22 (4.10%) logstash
10 20 (3.73%) Kibana
11 17 (3.17%) Nagios
12 16 (2.99%) Mesos
13 15 (2.80%) BladeLogic
14 14 (2.61%) Packer
14 14 (2.61%) Rsyslog
14 14 (2.61%) Sysdig
15 12 (2.24%) Ambari
16 10 (1.87%) Consul
16 10 (1.87%) Pingdom
17 6 (1.12%) Graphite
Vendors
1 110 (20.52%) Atlassian
2 72 (13.43%) Oracle
3 37 (6.90%) VMware
4 28 (5.22%) Microsoft
5 23 (4.29%) Adobe
6 19 (3.54%) Red Hat
6 19 (3.54%) Sonatype
7 15 (2.80%) Splunk
8 14 (2.61%) hybris
8 14 (2.61%) Salesforce.com
9 13 (2.43%) BMC
9 13 (2.43%) HP
9 13 (2.43%) IBM
10 12 (2.24%) AppDynamics
11 9 (1.68%) F5
11 9 (1.68%) Green Hat
11 9 (1.68%) New Relic
12 8 (1.49%) Google
12 8 (1.49%) PagerDuty
13 7 (1.31%) MuleSoft