Period
to 17 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 July 2018 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 > North West
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 166 171 236
Rank change year-on-year +5 +65 -1
Contract jobs citing Bitbucket 51 31 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.83% 0.55% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.11% 3.24% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 23 4
North West median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - +38.46%
10th Percentile £326 £302 £398
90th Percentile £533 £500 £485
England median daily rate £475 £475 £470
% change year-on-year - +1.06% +34.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
North West median hourly rate £53.75 - -
England median hourly rate £66.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year +66.25% - -

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 the North West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,242 956 967
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 20.17% 16.88% 12.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 807 635 612
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +4.23% +9.64%
10th Percentile £307 £275 £275
90th Percentile £561 £525 £500
England median daily rate £475 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 66 42
North West median hourly rate £38.25 £41.38 £41.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.55% -1.19% +4.69%
10th Percentile £27.50 £35.00 £27.07
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.50 £46.20
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50

Bitbucket
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Bitbucket as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Bitbucket in the North West

Bitbucket
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Bitbucket in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Bitbucket in the North West

Bitbucket
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Bitbucket in the North West over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Bitbucket in the North West

Bitbucket
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bitbucket within the North West region over the 6 months to 17 July 2018. 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
Manchester +2 28 £400 +33.33% 10
Lancashire - 11 £510 - 1
Cheshire -14 10 £425 -10.53% 3
Merseyside +12 1 £475 +17.28% 1
Bitbucket
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, 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 North West region with a requirement for Bitbucket.

1 32 (62.75%) JIRA
2 29 (56.86%) Confluence
3 27 (52.94%) DevOps
4 23 (45.10%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (45.10%) Test Automation
5 21 (41.18%) Git (software)
5 21 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (41.18%) Jenkins
6 20 (39.22%) jQuery
6 20 (39.22%) JavaScript
7 19 (37.25%) TDD
8 18 (35.29%) HTML
8 18 (35.29%) Puppet
9 17 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
9 17 (33.33%) .NET
9 17 (33.33%) CSS
10 15 (29.41%) C#
11 14 (27.45%) Linux
11 14 (27.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 14 (27.45%) HTML5
11 14 (27.45%) SonarQube
12 13 (25.49%) Atlassian
12 13 (25.49%) JSON
12 13 (25.49%) MVC
13 12 (23.53%) XML
13 12 (23.53%) Java
13 12 (23.53%) SQL Server
13 12 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
14 11 (21.57%) AngularJS
14 11 (21.57%) Responsive Web Design

Bitbucket
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 29 (56.86%) Confluence
2 5 (9.80%) Apache
3 3 (5.88%) CMS
3 3 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.92%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.96%) Drupal
5 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.96%) JBoss
5 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.96%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (11.76%) OpenShift
2 6 (11.76%) SaaS
3 5 (9.80%) GitHub
3 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (7.84%) BrowserStack
5 2 (3.92%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (1.96%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) DSL
2 3 (5.88%) Internet
2 3 (5.88%) SSH
3 1 (1.96%) HTTP
3 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.96%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) MySQL
3 2 (3.92%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (62.75%) JIRA
2 21 (41.18%) Git (software)
2 21 (41.18%) Jenkins
3 14 (27.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 14 (27.45%) SonarQube
4 9 (17.65%) eggPlant
4 9 (17.65%) Selenium
4 9 (17.65%) Visual Studio
5 8 (15.69%) Cucumber
6 7 (13.73%) gulp
7 6 (11.76%) Grunt
7 6 (11.76%) SoapUI
8 4 (7.84%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (5.88%) FishEye
9 3 (5.88%) Subversion
10 2 (3.92%) Jasmine
10 2 (3.92%) JMeter
10 2 (3.92%) JUnit
10 2 (3.92%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (3.92%) TestNG
General
1 6 (11.76%) Games
2 4 (7.84%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Law
2 4 (7.84%) Legal
3 1 (1.96%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (45.10%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (37.25%) Developer
3 9 (17.65%) UI Developer
4 5 (9.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (5.88%) Applications Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Java Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Tester
6 2 (3.92%) Architect
6 2 (3.92%) Automation Tester
6 2 (3.92%) Developer in Test
6 2 (3.92%) Java Applications Developer
7 1 (1.96%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (1.96%) Automation Test Lead
7 1 (1.96%) AWS DevOps
7 1 (1.96%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (1.96%) DevOps Developer
7 1 (1.96%) JIRA Engineer
7 1 (1.96%) Senior DevOps
7 1 (1.96%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (39.22%) jQuery
2 18 (35.29%) HTML
3 17 (33.33%) .NET
3 17 (33.33%) CSS
4 14 (27.45%) HTML5
5 13 (25.49%) JSON
6 12 (23.53%) XML
7 11 (21.57%) AngularJS
8 10 (19.61%) Ajax
8 10 (19.61%) REST
8 10 (19.61%) WCF
9 9 (17.65%) Web Services
10 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET
10 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (13.73%) .NET Framework
11 7 (13.73%) LINQ
11 7 (13.73%) SOAP
12 6 (11.76%) ADO.NET
12 6 (11.76%) Node.js
13 4 (7.84%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Blog
2 3 (5.88%) Data Structures
2 3 (5.88%) User Experience
3 2 (3.92%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 14 (27.45%) Linux
2 9 (17.65%) Windows
3 3 (5.88%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.92%) Unix
5 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (52.94%) DevOps
2 23 (45.10%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (45.10%) Test Automation
3 21 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (37.25%) TDD
5 13 (25.49%) MVC
6 11 (21.57%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (15.69%) OOP
7 8 (15.69%) User Stories
7 8 (15.69%) Web Design
8 7 (13.73%) ATDD
8 7 (13.73%) Test Scripting
8 7 (13.73%) Waterfall
9 6 (11.76%) BDD
9 6 (11.76%) Code Coverage
9 6 (11.76%) Mobile First
9 6 (11.76%) Scrum
9 6 (11.76%) SDLC
10 5 (9.80%) Configuration Management
10 5 (9.80%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (39.22%) JavaScript
2 15 (29.41%) C#
3 12 (23.53%) Java
4 7 (13.73%) Bash Shell
5 5 (9.80%) Groovy
5 5 (9.80%) PowerShell
6 4 (7.84%) Python
6 4 (7.84%) XPath
7 3 (5.88%) SQL
8 2 (3.92%) Ruby
8 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.96%) Jython
9 1 (1.96%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) GCP
1 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 8 (15.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (35.29%) Puppet
2 17 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (17.65%) Ansible
4 8 (15.69%) Terraform
5 7 (13.73%) Kubernetes
6 3 (5.88%) FlexNet
7 2 (3.92%) Nagios
7 2 (3.92%) ZABBIX
8 1 (1.96%) Consul
8 1 (1.96%) Kibana
8 1 (1.96%) logstash
8 1 (1.96%) Packer
Vendors
1 13 (25.49%) Atlassian
2 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.84%) Rackspace
4 2 (3.92%) Capita
4 2 (3.92%) Google
4 2 (3.92%) IBM
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle
4 2 (3.92%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.96%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.96%) SaltStack
5 1 (1.96%) Splunk