Period
to 18 December 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 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 166 211
Rank change year-on-year -2 +45 +35
Contract jobs citing Bitbucket 43 39 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.71% 0.68% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.47% 3.70% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 29 3
North West median daily rate £500 £418 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.76% -7.22% -
10th Percentile £412 £299 £375
90th Percentile £530 £538 £475
England median daily rate £500 £488 £500
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +42.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £49.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +1.01% +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 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 1,240 1,054 979
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 20.56% 18.50% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 868 722 657
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £284 £290
90th Percentile £588 £550 £500
England median daily rate £475 £463 £430
% change year-on-year +2.70% +7.56% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 32 26
North West median hourly rate £39.50 £41.88 £40.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.67% +3.08% +8.33%
10th Percentile £29.75 £36.89 £34.63
90th Percentile £47.63 £55.00 £44.38
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 18 December 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 December 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 -22 24 £425 -15.00% 13
Lancashire - 5 £505 -
Cheshire -3 4 £490 +22.50% 4
Bitbucket
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 34 (79.07%) Git (software)
2 33 (76.74%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (55.81%) JavaScript
4 23 (53.49%) TDD
5 21 (48.84%) Web Services
5 21 (48.84%) AngularJS
6 20 (46.51%) DevOps
7 19 (44.19%) C#
7 19 (44.19%) .NET
7 19 (44.19%) Workflow
8 17 (39.53%) Visual Studio
8 17 (39.53%) SharePoint
8 17 (39.53%) SOAP
8 17 (39.53%) ASP.NET Web API
8 17 (39.53%) Test Automation
8 17 (39.53%) Selenium
9 16 (37.21%) Content Management
9 16 (37.21%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (37.21%) CMS
10 15 (34.88%) Scrum
10 15 (34.88%) gulp
11 14 (32.56%) Octopus Deploy
11 14 (32.56%) Deployment Automation
11 14 (32.56%) CRM
11 14 (32.56%) BizTalk Server
11 14 (32.56%) CSS
11 14 (32.56%) HTML
11 14 (32.56%) jQuery
11 14 (32.56%) TeamCity
11 14 (32.56%) Dynamics CRM

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 17 (39.53%) SharePoint
2 16 (37.21%) CMS
3 14 (32.56%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (27.91%) Umbraco
5 6 (13.95%) Confluence
6 3 (6.98%) Apache
7 2 (4.65%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 14 (32.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.26%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.98%) GitHub
4 2 (4.65%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (4.65%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) Big Data
2 3 (6.98%) Geospatial Data
2 3 (6.98%) GIS
2 3 (6.98%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.98%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 34 (79.07%) Git (software)
2 17 (39.53%) Selenium
2 17 (39.53%) Visual Studio
3 15 (34.88%) gulp
4 14 (32.56%) Octopus Deploy
4 14 (32.56%) TeamCity
5 13 (30.23%) JIRA
6 6 (13.95%) Axure RP
6 6 (13.95%) Bower
6 6 (13.95%) Jenkins
6 6 (13.95%) Karma Test Runner
6 6 (13.95%) Protractor
7 3 (6.98%) Cucumber
7 3 (6.98%) JUnit
7 3 (6.98%) Mockito
7 3 (6.98%) SoapUI
7 3 (6.98%) TestNG
7 3 (6.98%) Vagrant
8 2 (4.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (2.33%) ReSharper
General
1 3 (6.98%) Banking
1 3 (6.98%) Retail
2 1 (2.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Law
2 1 (2.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (67.44%) Developer
2 13 (30.23%) CRM Developer
2 13 (30.23%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 4 (9.30%) Software Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) UI Developer
4 3 (6.98%) Developer in Test
4 3 (6.98%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (6.98%) PHP Developer
4 3 (6.98%) Senior Developer
4 3 (6.98%) Senior Full Stack Developer
4 3 (6.98%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (2.33%) AWS Developer
6 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (2.33%) React Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Senior React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (48.84%) AngularJS
1 21 (48.84%) Web Services
2 19 (44.19%) .NET
3 17 (39.53%) ASP.NET Web API
3 17 (39.53%) SOAP
4 14 (32.56%) CSS
4 14 (32.56%) HTML
4 14 (32.56%) jQuery
5 11 (25.58%) HTML5
6 6 (13.95%) Handlebars
6 6 (13.95%) RESTful
7 5 (11.63%) Ajax
8 4 (9.30%) JSON
8 4 (9.30%) Middleware
8 4 (9.30%) XML
9 3 (6.98%) Django
9 3 (6.98%) Kafka
9 3 (6.98%) React
10 2 (4.65%) CSS3
10 2 (4.65%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) User Experience
2 3 (6.98%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Linux
2 3 (6.98%) Unix
3 2 (4.65%) Windows
4 1 (2.33%) Android
4 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (76.74%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (53.49%) TDD
3 20 (46.51%) DevOps
4 19 (44.19%) Workflow
5 17 (39.53%) Test Automation
6 16 (37.21%) Content Management
6 16 (37.21%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (34.88%) Scrum
8 14 (32.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (32.56%) CRM
8 14 (32.56%) Deployment Automation
9 13 (30.23%) Collaborative Working
9 13 (30.23%) Refactoring
10 8 (18.60%) Front End Development
11 6 (13.95%) OOP
11 6 (13.95%) SDLC
11 6 (13.95%) UX Design
12 5 (11.63%) MVC
13 4 (9.30%) OO
13 4 (9.30%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 24 (55.81%) JavaScript
2 19 (44.19%) C#
3 13 (30.23%) Java
4 6 (13.95%) SQL
5 5 (11.63%) Python
6 3 (6.98%) PHP
6 3 (6.98%) PHP 7
6 3 (6.98%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.65%) Groovy
7 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.33%) C++
8 1 (2.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Ansible
1 2 (4.65%) Kubernetes
1 2 (4.65%) Puppet
1 2 (4.65%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (30.23%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.95%) Adobe
2 6 (13.95%) Oracle
3 3 (6.98%) Zend
4 2 (4.65%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.33%) Atlassian