Period
to 22 April 2019

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 22 April 2019 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
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 178 166 181
Rank change year-on-year -12 +15 +58
Contract jobs citing Bitbucket 29 50 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.52% 0.87% 0.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.59% 4.36% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 36 17
North West median daily rate £500 £463 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -2.63% +18.75%
10th Percentile £350 £324 £295
90th Percentile £522 £556 £508
England median daily rate £505 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +3.59% +2.63% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
North West median hourly rate - £53.75 -
England median hourly rate - £61.50 £17.01
% change year-on-year - +261.66% -

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 1,120 1,146 902
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 20.21% 19.86% 16.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 743 741 597
North West median daily rate £438 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +10.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £313 £285 £263
90th Percentile £606 £563 £525
England median daily rate £500 £475 £435
% change year-on-year +5.26% +9.20% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 25 52
North West median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% -5.33% +5.63%
10th Percentile £33.84 £32.00 £36.28
90th Percentile £48.38 £56.14 £50.00
England median hourly rate £43.00 £43.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +4.88% -2.96%

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 22 April 2019.

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 22 April 2019. 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 -16 12 £500 +17.65%
Cheshire +5 8 £463 - 1
Merseyside -7 4 - -
Bitbucket
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 2019, 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 22 (75.86%) JavaScript
2 21 (72.41%) Web Services
2 21 (72.41%) Git (software)
3 20 (68.97%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (65.52%) AngularJS
5 18 (62.07%) Test Automation
6 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (55.17%) TDD
8 15 (51.72%) CSS
8 15 (51.72%) HTML
8 15 (51.72%) Deployment Automation
9 14 (48.28%) Java
9 14 (48.28%) C#
9 14 (48.28%) HTML5
10 13 (44.83%) JSON
10 13 (44.83%) JIRA
10 13 (44.83%) .NET
10 13 (44.83%) Visual Studio
10 13 (44.83%) DevOps
11 12 (41.38%) REST
11 12 (41.38%) Amazon AWS
12 11 (37.93%) ASP.NET Web API
12 11 (37.93%) Jenkins
13 10 (34.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 10 (34.48%) Puppet
13 10 (34.48%) jQuery
14 9 (31.03%) Selenium
14 9 (31.03%) Atlassian
14 9 (31.03%) Spring
14 9 (31.03%) Oracle

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 8 (27.59%) Confluence
2 7 (24.14%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (20.69%) JBoss
3 6 (20.69%) Tomcat
3 6 (20.69%) WebSphere
4 5 (17.24%) CMS
4 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
5 3 (10.34%) SAS
5 3 (10.34%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (41.38%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (17.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 5 (17.24%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (13.79%) Serverless
4 3 (10.34%) Amazon S3
4 3 (10.34%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (10.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (6.90%) GitHub
5 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (6.90%) SaaS
6 1 (3.45%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (3.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) tcpdump
2 2 (6.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.69%) DB2
2 6 (20.69%) MongoDB
3 3 (10.34%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (6.90%) Big Data
4 2 (6.90%) Hadoop
4 2 (6.90%) Infinispan
5 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (72.41%) Git (software)
2 13 (44.83%) JIRA
2 13 (44.83%) Visual Studio
3 11 (37.93%) Jenkins
4 9 (31.03%) Selenium
5 8 (27.59%) SonarQube
6 7 (24.14%) gulp
6 7 (24.14%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (24.14%) TeamCity
7 6 (20.69%) Gradle
7 6 (20.69%) Mockito
8 5 (17.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (13.79%) eggPlant
10 3 (10.34%) JUnit
11 2 (6.90%) Axure RP
11 2 (6.90%) Bower
11 2 (6.90%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (6.90%) Protractor
11 2 (6.90%) Subversion
12 1 (3.45%) FishEye
General
1 6 (20.69%) Banking
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Law
3 2 (6.90%) Games
3 2 (6.90%) Marketing
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Developer
2 5 (17.24%) CRM Developer
2 5 (17.24%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 5 (17.24%) Java Developer
3 3 (10.34%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) DevOps Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Backend Developer
4 2 (6.90%) BizTalk Developer
4 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Java Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Software Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Leader
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Support
5 1 (3.45%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Lead Software Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (72.41%) Web Services
2 19 (65.52%) AngularJS
3 15 (51.72%) CSS
3 15 (51.72%) HTML
4 14 (48.28%) HTML5
5 13 (44.83%) .NET
5 13 (44.83%) JSON
6 12 (41.38%) REST
7 11 (37.93%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (34.48%) jQuery
8 10 (34.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 9 (31.03%) Spring
10 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET
10 8 (27.59%) Hibernate
10 8 (27.59%) Node.js
10 8 (27.59%) Servlets
11 7 (24.14%) React
11 7 (24.14%) SOAP
12 6 (20.69%) Sass
12 6 (20.69%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (13.79%) User Experience
3 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Linux
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) Amazon Linux
2 3 (10.34%) Fedora
2 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Android
3 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) Continuous Integration
2 18 (62.07%) Test Automation
3 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (55.17%) TDD
5 15 (51.72%) Deployment Automation
6 13 (44.83%) DevOps
7 9 (31.03%) Scrum
8 8 (27.59%) Collaborative Working
8 8 (27.59%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (27.59%) CRM
9 7 (24.14%) Workflow
10 6 (20.69%) Investment Management
10 6 (20.69%) Microservices
10 6 (20.69%) MVC
10 6 (20.69%) Refactoring
11 5 (17.24%) Content Management
11 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
12 4 (13.79%) Responsive Web Design
13 3 (10.34%) Auto-Scaling
13 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 22 (75.86%) JavaScript
2 14 (48.28%) C#
2 14 (48.28%) Java
3 6 (20.69%) Groovy
4 5 (17.24%) XPath
5 3 (10.34%) Bash Shell
5 3 (10.34%) Python
5 3 (10.34%) Ruby
6 1 (3.45%) C++
6 1 (3.45%) Java 8
6 1 (3.45%) PHP
6 1 (3.45%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Docker
2 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) Squid
Systems Management
1 10 (34.48%) Puppet
2 7 (24.14%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (10.34%) Ansible
3 3 (10.34%) Kubernetes
3 3 (10.34%) Terraform
4 2 (6.90%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Atlassian
1 9 (31.03%) Oracle
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.90%) Adobe
4 2 (6.90%) MuleSoft
5 1 (3.45%) iManage