Period
to 18 December 2017

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 2017 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 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 210 244
Rank change year-on-year +45 +34 -
Contract jobs citing Bitbucket 39 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.69% 0.16% 0.012%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.73% 0.99% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 3 0
North West median daily rate £418 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.22% - -
England median daily rate £488 £500 £350
% change year-on-year -2.50% +42.86% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £49.50 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year +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 1046 1007 1244
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 18.38% 15.76% 14.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 715 682 747
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £282 £292 £259
90th Percentile £550 £500 £525
England median daily rate £463 £430 £413
% change year-on-year +7.56% +4.24% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 26 57
North West median hourly rate £41.88 £40.63 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.08% +8.33% +10.29%
10th Percentile £36.89 £34.63 £30.75
90th Percentile £55.00 £44.38 £40.40
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +8.11%

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 2017.

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 2017. 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 +36 26 £500 +11.11% 3
Cheshire - 11 £400 - 2
Merseyside +5 1 £413 -
Bitbucket
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Bitbucket also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Bitbucket.

1 26 (66.67%) JIRA
2 25 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (61.54%) Jenkins
4 21 (53.85%) Docker
5 20 (51.28%) DevOps
6 17 (43.59%) Git (software)
7 15 (38.46%) Atlassian
8 14 (35.90%) Test Automation
8 14 (35.90%) Confluence
9 12 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (28.21%) Middleware
10 11 (28.21%) Finance
10 11 (28.21%) Java
11 10 (25.64%) C#
11 10 (25.64%) Groovy
11 10 (25.64%) Amazon AWS
11 10 (25.64%) Opscode Chef
11 10 (25.64%) OpenShift
11 10 (25.64%) Gradle
12 9 (23.08%) AngularJS
12 9 (23.08%) SonarQube
12 9 (23.08%) Scrum
12 9 (23.08%) Linux
12 9 (23.08%) Internet
13 8 (20.51%) .NET
13 8 (20.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
14 7 (17.95%) Apache
14 7 (17.95%) Visual Studio
14 7 (17.95%) Web Services

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 14 (35.90%) Confluence
2 7 (17.95%) Apache
3 6 (15.38%) JBoss
4 4 (10.26%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (10.26%) Drupal
4 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
5 3 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (5.13%) CMS
6 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
6 2 (5.13%) Umbraco
7 1 (2.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (2.56%) EPiServer
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
7 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (25.64%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (25.64%) OpenShift
2 3 (7.69%) GitHub
2 3 (7.69%) Google Analytics
3 1 (2.56%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.08%) Internet
2 7 (17.95%) HTTP
3 2 (5.13%) AMQP
4 1 (2.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) MySQL
3 1 (2.56%) DB2
3 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (66.67%) JIRA
2 24 (61.54%) Jenkins
3 17 (43.59%) Git (software)
4 10 (25.64%) Gradle
5 9 (23.08%) SonarQube
6 8 (20.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (17.95%) Maven
7 7 (17.95%) Visual Studio
8 6 (15.38%) Selenium
8 6 (15.38%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (12.82%) Ant
9 5 (12.82%) TestComplete
10 4 (10.26%) gulp
11 3 (7.69%) Cucumber
11 3 (7.69%) JMeter
11 3 (7.69%) JUnit
11 3 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (7.69%) TeamCity
12 2 (5.13%) InstallShield
12 2 (5.13%) ReSharper
General
1 11 (28.21%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Games
3 2 (5.13%) Law
3 2 (5.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (33.33%) Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Java Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Architect
4 4 (10.26%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.69%) CRM Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Drupal Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (5.13%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Build Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 1 (2.56%) .NET Architect
7 1 (2.56%) .NET Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.56%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Software Manager
7 1 (2.56%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.21%) Middleware
2 9 (23.08%) AngularJS
3 8 (20.51%) .NET
4 7 (17.95%) Web Services
5 6 (15.38%) YAML
6 5 (12.82%) REST
7 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (10.26%) SOAP
7 4 (10.26%) Spring
7 4 (10.26%) XML
7 4 (10.26%) XSLT
8 3 (7.69%) CSS
8 3 (7.69%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (7.69%) HTML
8 3 (7.69%) HTML5
8 3 (7.69%) JSON
9 2 (5.13%) Backbone.js
9 2 (5.13%) CSS3
9 2 (5.13%) Node.js
9 2 (5.13%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
1 2 (5.13%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.56%) RIA
2 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) Unix
2 2 (5.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (51.28%) DevOps
3 14 (35.90%) Test Automation
4 12 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (23.08%) Scrum
6 6 (15.38%) SDLC
7 5 (12.82%) Analytics
7 5 (12.82%) BDD
7 5 (12.82%) Configuration Management
7 5 (12.82%) MVC
7 5 (12.82%) TDD
8 4 (10.26%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (10.26%) Unit Testing
9 3 (7.69%) Data Modelling
9 3 (7.69%) Load Testing
9 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
9 3 (7.69%) TOGAF
9 3 (7.69%) Waterfall
9 3 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.21%) Java
2 10 (25.64%) C#
2 10 (25.64%) Groovy
3 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
3 7 (17.95%) Python
4 4 (10.26%) C++
4 4 (10.26%) Jython
4 4 (10.26%) Perl
5 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.13%) SQL
5 2 (5.13%) XPath
6 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 21 (53.85%) Docker
2 3 (7.69%) VirtualBox
3 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (25.64%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (12.82%) Ansible
3 4 (10.26%) Kubernetes
3 4 (10.26%) Puppet
4 3 (7.69%) Kibana
4 3 (7.69%) logstash
5 1 (2.56%) Salt
5 1 (2.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) Atlassian
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle
3 3 (7.69%) Google
3 3 (7.69%) IBM
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.69%) Splunk
4 2 (5.13%) AppDynamics
4 2 (5.13%) Capita
4 2 (5.13%) VMware
5 1 (2.56%) Adobe
5 1 (2.56%) MuleSoft
5 1 (2.56%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.56%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.56%) WSO2