Period
to 20 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 20 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
England > London
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 263 293 318
Rank change year-on-year +30 +25 +32
Contract jobs citing Bitbucket 376 76 264
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.05% 0.54% 0.72%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.41% 2.80% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 59 163
10th Percentile £413 £405 £373
25th Percentile £500 £458 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £500 £538
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.98% -2.27%
75th Percentile £719 £559 £606
90th Percentile £750 £625 £685
England median daily rate £544 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +14.53% -5.00% -

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 London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 6,949 2,717 6,797
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 19.41% 19.36% 18.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,973 1,959 4,938
10th Percentile £406 £363 £363
25th Percentile £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £520 £525
Median % change year-on-year +5.77% -0.95% +2.94%
75th Percentile £665 £600 £600
90th Percentile £737 £700 £675
England median daily rate £525 £495 £475
% change year-on-year +6.06% +4.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 4 17
10th Percentile £26.00 £27.33 £18.32
25th Percentile £42.75 £30.81 £31.25
Median hourly rate £60.00 £42.25 £50.00
Median % change year-on-year +42.01% -15.50% +104.08%
75th Percentile £69.00 £54.25 £55.50
90th Percentile £80.00 £54.70 £60.50
England median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -2.17% +8.24%

Bitbucket
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Bitbucket as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Bitbucket in London

Bitbucket
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Bitbucket in London.

Daily rate trend for Bitbucket in London

Bitbucket
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Bitbucket in London over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Bitbucket in London

Bitbucket
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bitbucket within the London region over the 6 months to 20 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
Central London -53 27 £600 +22.50% 21
South London +2 3 £425 +25.00% 2
West London -13 2 £706 - 5
East London - 1 £800 - 10
Bitbucket
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 London region with a requirement for Bitbucket.

1 221 (58.78%) Git (software)
2 197 (52.39%) Jenkins
3 192 (51.06%) DevOps
4 180 (47.87%) Agile Software Development
5 136 (36.17%) JIRA
6 135 (35.90%) Java
7 119 (31.65%) Python
8 116 (30.85%) SQL
9 104 (27.66%) AWS
10 99 (26.33%) Ansible
11 88 (23.40%) Test Automation
12 87 (23.14%) Banking
13 85 (22.61%) Docker
14 83 (22.07%) TeamCity
14 83 (22.07%) AngularJS
15 82 (21.81%) C#
16 79 (21.01%) Windows
17 78 (20.74%) Oracle
17 78 (20.74%) REST
18 77 (20.48%) Finance
19 76 (20.21%) Linux
20 75 (19.95%) Confluence
20 75 (19.95%) Social Skills
21 73 (19.41%) Artifactory
22 72 (19.15%) .NET
23 69 (18.35%) Kubernetes
24 67 (17.82%) JavaScript
25 61 (16.22%) Microservices
26 59 (15.69%) CSS
27 57 (15.16%) HTML

Bitbucket
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 75 (19.95%) Confluence
2 26 (6.91%) Apache
3 11 (2.93%) Oracle Coherence
4 9 (2.39%) CMS
5 8 (2.13%) Apache Spark
6 6 (1.60%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (1.33%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (1.06%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.80%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.53%) Apache Airflow
10 2 (0.53%) Headless CMS
10 2 (0.53%) Jetty
10 2 (0.53%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.53%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.27%) Drupal
11 1 (0.27%) nginx
11 1 (0.27%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.27%) Figma
2 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 26 (6.91%) SunGard Martini
2 4 (1.06%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.27%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.27%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 104 (27.66%) AWS
2 54 (14.36%) Serverless
3 50 (13.30%) GitHub
4 41 (10.90%) Azure
5 39 (10.37%) AWS Lambda
6 22 (5.85%) GCP
7 19 (5.05%) AWS CloudFormation
7 19 (5.05%) NuGet
7 19 (5.05%) PaaS
8 17 (4.52%) OpenShift
9 14 (3.72%) Amazon EC2
10 13 (3.46%) CloudFront
11 10 (2.66%) Amazon S3
11 10 (2.66%) AWS CodePipeline
11 10 (2.66%) IaaS
11 10 (2.66%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 9 (2.39%) Apigee
13 8 (2.13%) Amazon ECS
14 7 (1.86%) Amazon EKS
14 7 (1.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (7.98%) TCP/IP
2 25 (6.65%) Firewall
3 7 (1.86%) HTTP
4 6 (1.60%) Multicast
5 4 (1.06%) DNS
5 4 (1.06%) SSL
6 3 (0.80%) BGP
6 3 (0.80%) OSPF
6 3 (0.80%) VPN
7 2 (0.53%) SAN
7 2 (0.53%) Skype
7 2 (0.53%) SNMP
7 2 (0.53%) WebEx
8 1 (0.27%) Internet
8 1 (0.27%) Intranet
8 1 (0.27%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.27%) SD-WAN
8 1 (0.27%) SSH
8 1 (0.27%) VSAN
8 1 (0.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (13.03%) SQL Server
2 48 (12.77%) Relational Database
3 35 (9.31%) Oracle Database
4 33 (8.78%) Oracle Database 12c
5 29 (7.71%) NoSQL
6 23 (6.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 23 (6.12%) Redis
7 22 (5.85%) Apache Ignite
8 20 (5.32%) MongoDB
9 18 (4.79%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (3.46%) MySQL
11 12 (3.19%) Big Data
12 10 (2.66%) Hadoop
13 7 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (1.86%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (1.86%) Tableau
14 6 (1.60%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (1.60%) RDBMS
15 5 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
15 5 (1.33%) Bigtable
Development Applications
1 221 (58.78%) Git (software)
2 197 (52.39%) Jenkins
3 136 (36.17%) JIRA
4 83 (22.07%) TeamCity
5 73 (19.41%) Artifactory
6 50 (13.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 49 (13.03%) Maven
8 41 (10.90%) Subversion
9 39 (10.37%) Visual Studio
10 34 (9.04%) GitLab
11 29 (7.71%) Cucumber
12 28 (7.45%) SonarQube
13 27 (7.18%) Robot Framework
14 26 (6.91%) CppUnit
14 26 (6.91%) Oracle APEX
14 26 (6.91%) Sonatype Nexus
15 25 (6.65%) JUnit
16 20 (5.32%) IntelliJ
17 19 (5.05%) Selenium
18 16 (4.26%) JMeter
General
1 87 (23.14%) Banking
2 77 (20.48%) Finance
3 75 (19.95%) Social Skills
4 45 (11.97%) Investment Banking
5 24 (6.38%) Front Office
6 17 (4.52%) Pharmaceutical
6 17 (4.52%) Public Sector
7 12 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (1.60%) Back Office
9 4 (1.06%) Games
9 4 (1.06%) Prime Brokerage
10 3 (0.80%) Marketing
10 3 (0.80%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.53%) Advertising
11 2 (0.53%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.53%) Influencing Skills
11 2 (0.53%) International Banking
11 2 (0.53%) Law
11 2 (0.53%) Legal
11 2 (0.53%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 179 (47.61%) Developer
2 66 (17.55%) DevOps Engineer
3 46 (12.23%) Java Developer
4 34 (9.04%) Senior Developer
5 27 (7.18%) C++ Developer
5 27 (7.18%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
6 23 (6.12%) Cloud Engineer
6 23 (6.12%) Consultant
7 22 (5.85%) Java Consultant
7 22 (5.85%) Risk Consultant
7 22 (5.85%) Senior Consultant
7 22 (5.85%) Senior Java Consultant
8 21 (5.59%) Angular Developer
9 19 (5.05%) Front Office C++ Developer
9 19 (5.05%) Front Office Developer
10 16 (4.26%) Architect
11 15 (3.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 13 (3.46%) Salesforce Developer
13 12 (3.19%) Full Stack Developer
13 12 (3.19%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (22.07%) AngularJS
2 78 (20.74%) REST
3 72 (19.15%) .NET
4 59 (15.69%) CSS
5 57 (15.16%) HTML
6 49 (13.03%) React
7 47 (12.50%) JSON
8 46 (12.23%) Spring
9 45 (11.97%) .NET Framework
10 43 (11.44%) Node.js
11 33 (8.78%) Web Services
11 33 (8.78%) XML
12 30 (7.98%) HTML5
13 27 (7.18%) .NET Core
13 27 (7.18%) Sass
14 26 (6.91%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 26 (6.91%) gRPC
14 26 (6.91%) STL
15 24 (6.38%) SOAP
16 21 (5.59%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 16 (4.26%) User Experience
2 14 (3.72%) Data Protection Act
3 9 (2.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 9 (2.39%) Market Risk
4 8 (2.13%) Cloud Native
4 8 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (2.13%) Linux Command Line
4 8 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.13%) N-Tier
4 8 (2.13%) Public Cloud
5 7 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (1.86%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.60%) PKI
7 5 (1.33%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.33%) Legacy Systems
8 3 (0.80%) Analytical Mindset
8 3 (0.80%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (0.80%) Enterprise Cloud
8 3 (0.80%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 79 (21.01%) Windows
2 76 (20.21%) Linux
3 36 (9.57%) Unix
4 11 (2.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (2.66%) Windows Server
6 7 (1.86%) Ubuntu
6 7 (1.86%) Windows Server 2016
7 6 (1.60%) Android
8 4 (1.06%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.06%) CentOS
9 3 (0.80%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (51.06%) DevOps
2 180 (47.87%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (23.40%) Test Automation
4 61 (16.22%) Microservices
5 56 (14.89%) Multithreading
6 46 (12.23%) Continuous Delivery
7 43 (11.44%) Continuous Integration
8 40 (10.64%) Unit Testing
9 38 (10.11%) Risk Management
10 37 (9.84%) Scrum
10 37 (9.84%) TDD
11 33 (8.78%) Infrastructure as Code
12 31 (8.24%) Full Stack Development
13 30 (7.98%) Regression Testing
14 28 (7.45%) Software Engineering
15 27 (7.18%) Problem-Solving
16 26 (6.91%) Analytics
16 26 (6.91%) Low Latency
16 26 (6.91%) Multithreaded Programming
16 26 (6.91%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 135 (35.90%) Java
2 119 (31.65%) Python
3 116 (30.85%) SQL
4 82 (21.81%) C#
5 67 (17.82%) JavaScript
6 43 (11.44%) TypeScript
7 38 (10.11%) C++
8 25 (6.65%) Bash Shell
9 24 (6.38%) Java 8
10 21 (5.59%) PowerShell
11 17 (4.52%) Groovy
12 15 (3.99%) Shell Script
13 14 (3.72%) Ruby
14 11 (2.93%) Java 11
15 9 (2.39%) Perl
16 8 (2.13%) Scala
17 6 (1.60%) PHP
18 5 (1.33%) C
18 5 (1.33%) MATLAB
18 5 (1.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (7.71%) Degree
2 26 (6.91%) Security Cleared
3 25 (6.65%) SC Cleared
4 17 (4.52%) AWS Certification
5 6 (1.60%) ISTQB
5 6 (1.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (1.60%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.80%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.80%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (0.80%) PhD
7 2 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.53%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.53%) ISEB
8 1 (0.27%) SANS
8 1 (0.27%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.27%) VCAP
8 1 (0.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.46%) QA
2 12 (3.19%) Accessibility
3 2 (0.53%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.53%) GDPR
3 2 (0.53%) WCAG
4 1 (0.27%) NIST
4 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 85 (22.61%) Docker
2 22 (5.85%) GridGain
3 4 (1.06%) HDFS
4 3 (0.80%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.53%) Ceph
5 2 (0.53%) NFS
5 2 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.53%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.27%) Platform Symphony
6 1 (0.27%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.27%) vCloud
6 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 99 (26.33%) Ansible
2 69 (18.35%) Kubernetes
3 56 (14.89%) Terraform
4 40 (10.64%) BladeLogic
5 20 (5.32%) ITRS Geneos
6 17 (4.52%) Puppet
7 10 (2.66%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (2.39%) Istio
8 9 (2.39%) Prometheus
9 8 (2.13%) Control-M
10 7 (1.86%) Packer
11 6 (1.60%) Grafana
12 5 (1.33%) Consul
13 3 (0.80%) Hadoop YARN
13 3 (0.80%) HP ALM
13 3 (0.80%) HP Fortify
13 3 (0.80%) Mesos
13 3 (0.80%) Oozie
14 2 (0.53%) Cobbler
14 2 (0.53%) Netcool/Webtop
Vendors
1 78 (20.74%) Oracle
2 41 (10.90%) Atlassian
3 26 (6.91%) FIS
3 26 (6.91%) Salesforce.com
3 26 (6.91%) SunGard
4 24 (6.38%) Splunk
5 22 (5.85%) Google
6 21 (5.59%) Microsoft
7 14 (3.72%) Red Hat
8 12 (3.19%) IBM
9 11 (2.93%) CyberArk
10 8 (2.13%) TIBCO
11 7 (1.86%) Bloomberg
11 7 (1.86%) ServiceNow
12 6 (1.60%) Currenex
12 6 (1.60%) Refinitiv
12 6 (1.60%) Sun
12 6 (1.60%) VMware
13 5 (1.33%) HP
14 4 (1.06%) Dell