Period
to

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 17 May 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
England > London
6 months to
17 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 291 265 287
Rank change year-on-year -26 +22 -5
Contract jobs citing Bitbucket 340 210 147
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.88% 0.88% 0.72%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.47% 4.68% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 151 96
10th Percentile £430 £413 £413
25th Percentile £508 £463 £447
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £650 £575 £500
Median % change year-on-year +13.04% +15.00% -4.76%
75th Percentile £763 £688 £591
90th Percentile £838 £744 £638
England median daily rate £550 £515 £498
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.52% -0.50%

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 7,603 4,484 4,218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 19.73% 18.86% 20.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,497 3,157 3,087
10th Percentile £413 £375 £379
25th Percentile £495 £450 £440
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £598 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +13.81% - -
75th Percentile £700 £625 £619
90th Percentile £788 £688 £688
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 15 28
10th Percentile £27.39 £37.05 £32.68
25th Percentile £39.75 £54.50 £44.75
Median hourly rate £44.50 £65.00 £50.25
Median % change year-on-year -31.54% +29.35% +34.00%
75th Percentile £60.63 £68.00 £63.75
90th Percentile £78.75 £68.36 £66.72
England median hourly rate £52.25 £47.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.56%

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 17 May 2022.

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 17 May 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
Jobs
Central London -19 39 £550 +16.40% 11
South London 0 11 £540 +12.21% 2
West London - 8 £475 - 2
Bitbucket
England

For the 6 months to 17 May 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 London region with a requirement for Bitbucket.

1 189 (55.59%) DevOps
2 185 (54.41%) Jenkins
3 181 (53.24%) Git (software)
4 157 (46.18%) CI/CD
5 144 (42.35%) Agile
6 132 (38.82%) JIRA
7 119 (35.00%) Java
8 107 (31.47%) Docker
9 98 (28.82%) Kubernetes
10 96 (28.24%) Python
11 95 (27.94%) AWS
12 92 (27.06%) Ansible
13 91 (26.76%) Confluence
13 91 (26.76%) Artifactory
14 90 (26.47%) Linux
14 90 (26.47%) SQL
14 90 (26.47%) Social Skills
15 80 (23.53%) Finance
16 79 (23.24%) C#
17 74 (21.76%) Oracle
18 70 (20.59%) Windows
19 69 (20.29%) Azure
20 64 (18.82%) Test Automation
20 64 (18.82%) JavaScript
20 64 (18.82%) Banking
20 64 (18.82%) Microservices
21 62 (18.24%) .NET
22 61 (17.94%) TeamCity
22 61 (17.94%) REST
23 57 (16.76%) C++

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 91 (26.76%) Confluence
2 36 (10.59%) Oracle Coherence
3 20 (5.88%) IIS
4 15 (4.41%) Apache
5 14 (4.12%) Tomcat
6 11 (3.24%) CMS
6 11 (3.24%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (2.06%) JBoss
7 7 (2.06%) nginx
7 7 (2.06%) Red Hat Fuse
8 4 (1.18%) MQSeries
9 3 (0.88%) SAS
9 3 (0.88%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.88%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.88%) WordPress
10 2 (0.59%) Drupal
10 2 (0.59%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (0.59%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.59%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (0.88%) Adobe XD
2 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.29%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 12 (3.53%) SunGard Martini
2 11 (3.24%) Shopify
3 5 (1.47%) MoSes
4 2 (0.59%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.29%) Magento
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.29%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.29%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 95 (27.94%) AWS
2 69 (20.29%) Azure
3 52 (15.29%) GitHub
4 31 (9.12%) GCP
5 27 (7.94%) OpenShift
6 21 (6.18%) Amazon S3
7 19 (5.59%) Serverless
8 18 (5.29%) PaaS
9 15 (4.41%) Amazon EC2
10 14 (4.12%) AWS Lambda
11 12 (3.53%) Datadog
12 11 (3.24%) AWS CloudFormation
12 11 (3.24%) IaaS
13 9 (2.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 8 (2.35%) AWS CodePipeline
14 8 (2.35%) NuGet
14 8 (2.35%) Power Platform
15 7 (2.06%) Amazon ECS
15 7 (2.06%) SaaS
15 7 (2.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (9.71%) Firewall
2 18 (5.29%) TCP/IP
3 13 (3.82%) DNS
4 10 (2.94%) Multicast
4 10 (2.94%) SSL
5 7 (2.06%) Network Security
6 5 (1.47%) AMQP
6 5 (1.47%) FTP
6 5 (1.47%) HTTP
7 4 (1.18%) SMTP
8 3 (0.88%) Internet
9 2 (0.59%) Intranet
9 2 (0.59%) SSH
10 1 (0.29%) Broadband
10 1 (0.29%) DHCP
10 1 (0.29%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.29%) PuTTY
10 1 (0.29%) SAN
10 1 (0.29%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (13.82%) SQL Server
2 43 (12.65%) Relational Database
3 39 (11.47%) Oracle Database
4 31 (9.12%) Oracle Database 12c
5 22 (6.47%) NoSQL
6 19 (5.59%) PostgreSQL
7 18 (5.29%) Oracle Database 11g
8 16 (4.71%) MySQL
9 13 (3.82%) Amazon RDS
10 9 (2.65%) MongoDB
10 9 (2.65%) OLTP
11 8 (2.35%) Power BI
11 8 (2.35%) Redis
12 7 (2.06%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (1.76%) Hadoop
14 5 (1.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 5 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 4 (1.18%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 185 (54.41%) Jenkins
2 181 (53.24%) Git (software)
3 132 (38.82%) JIRA
4 91 (26.76%) Artifactory
5 61 (17.94%) TeamCity
6 52 (15.29%) GitLab
7 47 (13.82%) SonarQube
8 42 (12.35%) Visual Studio
9 35 (10.29%) Sonatype Nexus
10 29 (8.53%) Maven
10 29 (8.53%) Subversion
11 26 (7.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 26 (7.65%) Cucumber
12 23 (6.76%) IntelliJ
12 23 (6.76%) JUnit
13 22 (6.47%) Selenium
14 16 (4.71%) Zephyr
15 15 (4.41%) Gradle
16 13 (3.82%) CppUnit
16 13 (3.82%) Mockito
General
1 90 (26.47%) Social Skills
2 80 (23.53%) Finance
3 64 (18.82%) Banking
4 29 (8.53%) Investment Banking
5 24 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (3.82%) Public Sector
6 13 (3.82%) Retail
7 11 (3.24%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.76%) Digital Economy
8 6 (1.76%) Marketing
8 6 (1.76%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (1.76%) Presentation Skills
8 6 (1.76%) Retail Banking
9 5 (1.47%) Front Office
10 4 (1.18%) Legal
11 3 (0.88%) Advertising
12 2 (0.59%) Back Office
12 2 (0.59%) Publishing
13 1 (0.29%) Automotive
13 1 (0.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 131 (38.53%) Developer
2 80 (23.53%) DevOps Engineer
3 45 (13.24%) Java Developer
4 22 (6.47%) C++ Developer
5 20 (5.88%) DevOps Developer
5 20 (5.88%) Platform Engineer
6 17 (5.00%) AWS DevOps
7 16 (4.71%) C# Developer
7 16 (4.71%) Software Engineer
8 15 (4.41%) Administrator
8 15 (4.41%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 15 (4.41%) AWS Engineer
8 15 (4.41%) Senior DevOps
8 15 (4.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 12 (3.53%) Analyst
9 12 (3.53%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
10 11 (3.24%) Lead DevOps
10 11 (3.24%) React Developer
11 10 (2.94%) Architect
11 10 (2.94%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (18.24%) .NET
2 61 (17.94%) REST
3 47 (13.82%) JSON
4 45 (13.24%) Spring
5 42 (12.35%) HTML
6 39 (11.47%) CSS
7 36 (10.59%) AngularJS
8 35 (10.29%) React
9 33 (9.71%) Web Services
10 29 (8.53%) RESTful
11 28 (8.24%) Elastic Stack
12 27 (7.94%) XML
13 26 (7.65%) Spring Boot
14 23 (6.76%) Kafka
15 22 (6.47%) .NET Framework
16 21 (6.18%) HTML5
16 21 (6.18%) Node.js
17 19 (5.59%) .NET Core
18 18 (5.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
19 17 (5.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.29%) Data Centre
2 15 (4.41%) Public Cloud
3 14 (4.12%) User Experience
4 10 (2.94%) Cloud Native
5 8 (2.35%) Derivative
6 7 (2.06%) Virtual Team
7 6 (1.76%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.76%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (1.76%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (1.76%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.76%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (1.47%) Equity Derivative
8 5 (1.47%) Marketing Technology
8 5 (1.47%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.47%) Reinsurance
9 4 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.18%) N-Tier
9 4 (1.18%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 90 (26.47%) Linux
2 70 (20.59%) Windows
3 43 (12.65%) Unix
4 30 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (6.47%) Windows Server
6 20 (5.88%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.18%) Amazon Linux
7 4 (1.18%) Android
7 4 (1.18%) Mac OS
7 4 (1.18%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.88%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.88%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.29%) CentOS
10 1 (0.29%) Debian
10 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (55.59%) DevOps
2 157 (46.18%) CI/CD
3 144 (42.35%) Agile
4 64 (18.82%) Microservices
4 64 (18.82%) Test Automation
5 55 (16.18%) Continuous Integration
6 50 (14.71%) Software Engineering
7 43 (12.65%) Scrum
8 36 (10.59%) SDLC
8 36 (10.59%) TDD
9 35 (10.29%) Problem-Solving
10 34 (10.00%) Kanban
11 33 (9.71%) Migration
12 30 (8.82%) Computer Science
12 30 (8.82%) Configuration Management
12 30 (8.82%) Multithreading
12 30 (8.82%) Unit Testing
13 28 (8.24%) Analytics
14 27 (7.94%) BDD
14 27 (7.94%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 119 (35.00%) Java
2 96 (28.24%) Python
3 90 (26.47%) SQL
4 79 (23.24%) C#
5 64 (18.82%) JavaScript
6 57 (16.76%) C++
7 39 (11.47%) PowerShell
8 32 (9.41%) Bash
9 23 (6.76%) TypeScript
10 17 (5.00%) Groovy
11 15 (4.41%) Perl
12 13 (3.82%) Ruby
12 13 (3.82%) Shell Script
13 10 (2.94%) Go
14 9 (2.65%) PL/SQL
15 7 (2.06%) PHP
15 7 (2.06%) T-SQL
16 4 (1.18%) ES6
16 4 (1.18%) Scala
17 3 (0.88%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 39 (11.47%) Degree
1 39 (11.47%) Security Cleared
2 37 (10.88%) SC Cleared
3 18 (5.29%) Numerate Degree
4 12 (3.53%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.18%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.88%) DBS Check
6 3 (0.88%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.59%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.29%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.29%) CISSP
8 1 (0.29%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (0.29%) CSSLP
8 1 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.29%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.06%) QA
2 7 (2.06%) Accessibility
2 7 (2.06%) GDPR
3 2 (0.59%) ISO 20022
4 1 (0.29%) COBIT
4 1 (0.29%) FedRAMP
4 1 (0.29%) MiFID
4 1 (0.29%) NIST
4 1 (0.29%) SLA
4 1 (0.29%) WCAG
System Software
1 107 (31.47%) Docker
2 9 (2.65%) GridGain
3 7 (2.06%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.59%) Platform Symphony
6 1 (0.29%) HDFS
6 1 (0.29%) Squid
6 1 (0.29%) Varnish
6 1 (0.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 98 (28.82%) Kubernetes
2 92 (27.06%) Ansible
3 49 (14.41%) Terraform
4 40 (11.76%) Puppet
5 32 (9.41%) ITRS Geneos
6 26 (7.65%) BladeLogic
7 25 (7.35%) Grafana
8 20 (5.88%) Packer
9 19 (5.59%) Prometheus
10 12 (3.53%) Icinga
11 9 (2.65%) logstash
12 8 (2.35%) Docker Swarm
12 8 (2.35%) Kibana
13 7 (2.06%) Consul
13 7 (2.06%) HP Fortify
13 7 (2.06%) Mesos
13 7 (2.06%) Rancher
14 5 (1.47%) Istio
14 5 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
15 4 (1.18%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 74 (21.76%) Oracle
2 49 (14.41%) Atlassian
3 39 (11.47%) Microsoft
3 39 (11.47%) Splunk
4 33 (9.71%) IBM
5 27 (7.94%) Google
6 17 (5.00%) Red Hat
7 14 (4.12%) TIBCO
8 12 (3.53%) FIS
8 12 (3.53%) Micro Focus
8 12 (3.53%) SunGard
9 11 (3.24%) Informatica
10 9 (2.65%) New Relic
10 9 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (2.35%) CyberArk
11 8 (2.35%) Dynatrace
12 6 (1.76%) Bloomberg
13 5 (1.47%) BMC
13 5 (1.47%) Sun
13 5 (1.47%) VMware