Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 21 November 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 176 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 - +188
Contract jobs citing Bitbucket 15 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.30% 0.12% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.76% 0.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Scotland median daily rate £300 £265 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.21% - -
UK median daily rate £478 £500 £350
% change year-on-year -4.50% +42.86% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 Scotland with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 850 716 749
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 16.91% 16.61% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 408 405
Scotland median daily rate £400 £373 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.38% +6.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £270 £258 £260
90th Percentile £538 £475 £467
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 20
Scotland median hourly rate £43.39 £43.00 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.91% +6.49% +6.26%
10th Percentile £31.38 £14.00 £29.25
90th Percentile £195.00 £48.54 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

Bitbucket
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Bitbucket as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Bitbucket in Scotland

Bitbucket
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Bitbucket in Scotland

Bitbucket
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Bitbucket in Scotland over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Bitbucket in Scotland

Bitbucket
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bitbucket within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 21 November 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
Edinburgh - 10 £288 -
Glasgow -11 5 £400 +50.94%
Bitbucket
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Bitbucket.

1 13 (86.67%) Git (software)
2 10 (66.67%) JIRA
3 9 (60.00%) TeamCity
4 7 (46.67%) Ansible
4 7 (46.67%) Subversion
5 6 (40.00%) SOAP
5 6 (40.00%) Web Services
5 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
5 6 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (40.00%) Puppet
5 6 (40.00%) REST
5 6 (40.00%) Artifactory
5 6 (40.00%) DevOps
5 6 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 5 (33.33%) Functional Testing
6 5 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (33.33%) Performance Testing
7 4 (26.67%) Banking
7 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (26.67%) C
7 4 (26.67%) Firmware
7 4 (26.67%) Energy Management
8 3 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (20.00%) SDLC
8 3 (20.00%) Salt
8 3 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (20.00%) Law
8 3 (20.00%) Java

Bitbucket
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (6.67%) Confluence
1 1 (6.67%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 13 (86.67%) Git (software)
2 10 (66.67%) JIRA
3 9 (60.00%) TeamCity
4 7 (46.67%) Subversion
5 6 (40.00%) Artifactory
5 6 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
7 3 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
8 1 (6.67%) Gradle
8 1 (6.67%) JUnit
8 1 (6.67%) Maven
8 1 (6.67%) Mockito
General
1 4 (26.67%) Banking
2 3 (20.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Embedded Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Build and Release Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Build Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Firmware Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Release Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Support
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Support Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) REST
1 6 (40.00%) SOAP
1 6 (40.00%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) CSS3
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) HTML5
2 1 (6.67%) J2EE
2 1 (6.67%) React
2 1 (6.67%) Spring
2 1 (6.67%) Spring MVC
2 1 (6.67%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) AIX
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Solaris
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 6 (40.00%) DevOps
1 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (26.67%) Energy Management
4 3 (20.00%) SDLC
5 2 (13.33%) Analytics
5 2 (13.33%) Data Analytics
5 2 (13.33%) Microservices
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) Signal Processing
5 2 (13.33%) Smoke Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Software Deployment
5 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.67%) MVC
6 1 (6.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) C
2 3 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded C
4 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Firmware
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) Ansible
2 6 (40.00%) Puppet
3 3 (20.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) IBM