Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 179 219
Rank change year-on-year +16 +40 +17
Contract jobs citing Bitbucket 55 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.93% 0.37% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.52% 2.19% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 15 6
North West median daily rate £475 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11% +63.64%
10th Percentile £361 £310 £394
90th Percentile £575 £500 £488
England median daily rate £500 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +42.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £51.25 £48.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year +5.13% +14.71% -

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 1,216 957 1,008
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 20.54% 17.04% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 826 666 673
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £299 £282
90th Percentile £575 £538 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 42 31
North West median hourly rate £36.25 £41.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.12% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27.50 £35.00 £28.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £49.75 £44.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +6.49%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 24 £425 +13.33% 18
Lancashire - 13 £510 - 1
Cheshire -4 10 £450 +12.50% 2
Merseyside - 1 £475 - 1
Bitbucket
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 39 (70.91%) Git (software)
2 29 (52.73%) JavaScript
3 27 (49.09%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (47.27%) TDD
5 23 (41.82%) DevOps
6 21 (38.18%) jQuery
7 20 (36.36%) Test Automation
7 20 (36.36%) AngularJS
8 19 (34.55%) HTML
8 19 (34.55%) CSS
9 18 (32.73%) Java
9 18 (32.73%) JIRA
10 17 (30.91%) .NET
11 16 (29.09%) SOAP
11 16 (29.09%) Web Services
11 16 (29.09%) Selenium
11 16 (29.09%) Amazon AWS
11 16 (29.09%) Jenkins
11 16 (29.09%) gulp
12 15 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (27.27%) HTML5
13 14 (25.45%) C#
14 13 (23.64%) SharePoint
14 13 (23.64%) Workflow
14 13 (23.64%) Confluence
15 12 (21.82%) CMS
15 12 (21.82%) Content Management
15 12 (21.82%) OOP
15 12 (21.82%) Visual Studio
15 12 (21.82%) ASP.NET Web API

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 13 (23.64%) Confluence
1 13 (23.64%) SharePoint
2 12 (21.82%) CMS
3 10 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (18.18%) Umbraco
4 3 (5.45%) Apache
5 2 (3.64%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 10 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (29.09%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (10.91%) OpenShift
4 5 (9.09%) GitHub
5 3 (5.45%) BrowserStack
6 2 (3.64%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (1.82%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) DSL
2 3 (5.45%) SSH
3 1 (1.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.45%) Big Data
2 3 (5.45%) Geospatial Data
2 3 (5.45%) GIS
2 3 (5.45%) MongoDB
2 3 (5.45%) MySQL
3 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 39 (70.91%) Git (software)
2 18 (32.73%) JIRA
3 16 (29.09%) gulp
3 16 (29.09%) Jenkins
3 16 (29.09%) Selenium
4 12 (21.82%) Visual Studio
5 10 (18.18%) Octopus Deploy
5 10 (18.18%) TeamCity
6 7 (12.73%) Cucumber
7 6 (10.91%) Grunt
7 6 (10.91%) SoapUI
8 5 (9.09%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (7.27%) Axure RP
9 4 (7.27%) Bower
9 4 (7.27%) Protractor
10 3 (5.45%) JUnit
10 3 (5.45%) Mockito
10 3 (5.45%) TestNG
10 3 (5.45%) Vagrant
11 2 (3.64%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (5.45%) Banking
1 3 (5.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (63.64%) Developer
2 10 (18.18%) UI Developer
3 9 (16.36%) CRM Developer
3 9 (16.36%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 8 (14.55%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (7.27%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Applications Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Developer in Test
7 3 (5.45%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (5.45%) PHP Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Full Stack Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Automation Tester
8 2 (3.64%) Java Applications Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Tester
9 1 (1.82%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (38.18%) jQuery
2 20 (36.36%) AngularJS
3 19 (34.55%) CSS
3 19 (34.55%) HTML
4 17 (30.91%) .NET
5 16 (29.09%) SOAP
5 16 (29.09%) Web Services
6 15 (27.27%) HTML5
7 12 (21.82%) ASP.NET Web API
8 11 (20.00%) Ajax
9 7 (12.73%) JSON
10 6 (10.91%) Node.js
10 6 (10.91%) RESTful
10 6 (10.91%) XML
11 5 (9.09%) Swagger
12 4 (7.27%) Handlebars
12 4 (7.27%) RAML
12 4 (7.27%) Semantic HTML
13 3 (5.45%) Kafka
13 3 (5.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) User Experience
2 4 (7.27%) Blog
3 3 (5.45%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.00%) Linux
2 7 (12.73%) Windows
3 3 (5.45%) Unix
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (49.09%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (47.27%) TDD
3 23 (41.82%) DevOps
4 20 (36.36%) Test Automation
5 15 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (23.64%) Workflow
7 12 (21.82%) Content Management
7 12 (21.82%) OOP
8 11 (20.00%) Scrum
9 10 (18.18%) Collaborative Working
9 10 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (18.18%) CRM
9 10 (18.18%) Deployment Automation
9 10 (18.18%) Refactoring
10 9 (16.36%) MVC
10 9 (16.36%) Responsive Web Design
10 9 (16.36%) SDLC
10 9 (16.36%) Web Design
11 7 (12.73%) Mobile First
12 6 (10.91%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (52.73%) JavaScript
2 18 (32.73%) Java
3 14 (25.45%) C#
4 7 (12.73%) Python
4 7 (12.73%) SQL
5 6 (10.91%) Bash Shell
5 6 (10.91%) Groovy
6 5 (9.09%) PowerShell
7 3 (5.45%) PHP
7 3 (5.45%) PHP 7
7 3 (5.45%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.64%) Ruby
8 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 7 (12.73%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (14.55%) Ansible
1 8 (14.55%) Kubernetes
1 8 (14.55%) Puppet
1 8 (14.55%) Terraform
2 6 (10.91%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.64%) Nagios
3 2 (3.64%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.91%) Oracle
3 4 (7.27%) Adobe
3 4 (7.27%) Rackspace
4 3 (5.45%) Zend
5 2 (3.64%) IBM
5 2 (3.64%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.82%) Atlassian