Period
to 17 October 2019

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 17 October 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 134 147 171
Rank change year-on-year +13 +24 +20
Contract jobs citing Bitbucket 41 56 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.99% 1.04% 0.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.76% 5.27% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 27 7
Scotland median daily rate £525 £438 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +45.83% +13.21%
10th Percentile £440 £314 £258
90th Percentile £590 £546 £377
UK median daily rate £500 £477 £475
% change year-on-year +4.85% +0.39% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £44.00 £51.25 £48.75
% change year-on-year -14.15% +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 Scotland with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 712 1,062 836
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 17.25% 19.81% 17.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 598 519
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +7.38%
10th Percentile £313 £284 £279
90th Percentile £563 £575 £538
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 12
Scotland median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £43.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.13% -10.12% +2.09%
10th Percentile £31.25 £28.48 £37.73
90th Percentile £46.40 £44.27 £195.00
UK median hourly rate £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +4.71% - +3.66%

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 17 October 2019.

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 17 October 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
Glasgow +6 20 £550 +29.41% 14
Edinburgh +18 18 £525 +15.38% 12
Bitbucket
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Bitbucket.

1 36 (87.80%) Git (software)
2 35 (85.37%) Python
3 33 (80.49%) Linux
4 31 (75.61%) Ansible
5 30 (73.17%) DevOps
6 27 (65.85%) Jenkins
7 24 (58.54%) GitHub
8 23 (56.10%) Red Hat
9 19 (46.34%) Amazon EC2
10 18 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (41.46%) Amazon Linux
12 16 (39.02%) Mentoring
13 15 (36.59%) Puppet
14 13 (31.71%) LDAP
14 13 (31.71%) Sonatype Nexus
15 12 (29.27%) JIRA
15 12 (29.27%) SC Cleared
15 12 (29.27%) Security Cleared
16 11 (26.83%) Finance
17 10 (24.39%) Continuous Integration
17 10 (24.39%) BIG-IP
17 10 (24.39%) F5
17 10 (24.39%) Confluence
17 10 (24.39%) Coaching
18 9 (21.95%) GitLab
18 9 (21.95%) Google
18 9 (21.95%) Load Balancing
19 8 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
19 8 (19.51%) Cisco
19 8 (19.51%) CCNP

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 10 (24.39%) Confluence
2 4 (9.76%) Apache
3 3 (7.32%) IIS
4 2 (4.88%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (4.88%) nginx
4 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (2.44%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.44%) SAS
5 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (4.88%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 24 (58.54%) GitHub
2 19 (46.34%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (17.07%) Google Docs
3 7 (17.07%) Slack
4 6 (14.63%) AWS
5 5 (12.20%) Azure
6 3 (7.32%) Apigee
7 2 (4.88%) Datadog
7 2 (4.88%) IaaS
7 2 (4.88%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (4.88%) Kong
7 2 (4.88%) OpenShift
7 2 (4.88%) PaaS
7 2 (4.88%) SaaS
8 1 (2.44%) Amazon ECS
8 1 (2.44%) Amazon S3
8 1 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (2.44%) BrowserStack
8 1 (2.44%) Office 365
8 1 (2.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (24.39%) BIG-IP
2 8 (19.51%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 8 (19.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 7 (17.07%) Skype
4 5 (12.20%) DNS
4 5 (12.20%) Network Security
5 4 (9.76%) SSL
6 2 (4.88%) Firewall
6 2 (4.88%) NetScaler
7 1 (2.44%) HTTP
7 1 (2.44%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) Aerospike
1 2 (4.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 2 (4.88%) Big Data
1 2 (4.88%) Couchbase
1 2 (4.88%) Hazelcast
1 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
1 2 (4.88%) Redis
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 36 (87.80%) Git (software)
2 27 (65.85%) Jenkins
3 13 (31.71%) Sonatype Nexus
4 12 (29.27%) JIRA
5 9 (21.95%) GitLab
6 5 (12.20%) Travis CI
7 4 (9.76%) Artifactory
7 4 (9.76%) Selenium
7 4 (9.76%) TeamCity
8 2 (4.88%) Cucumber
8 2 (4.88%) IBM UrbanCode
8 2 (4.88%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (4.88%) Zephyr
9 1 (2.44%) Appium
9 1 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (2.44%) Maven
9 1 (2.44%) Subversion
9 1 (2.44%) TestNG
9 1 (2.44%) TestRail
9 1 (2.44%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (26.83%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Banking
3 3 (7.32%) Public Sector
4 1 (2.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (46.34%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (31.71%) Senior DevOps
3 9 (21.95%) Automation Engineer
4 8 (19.51%) Network Engineer
4 8 (19.51%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 7 (17.07%) Developer
6 3 (7.32%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) DevOps Automation Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Python Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Android Developer
7 2 (4.88%) AWS DevOps
7 2 (4.88%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) DevOps Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Automation Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Network Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) QA Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (31.71%) LDAP
2 3 (7.32%) RESTful
3 2 (4.88%) .NET
3 2 (4.88%) Java EE
3 2 (4.88%) Material Design
3 2 (4.88%) Vert.x
4 1 (2.44%) CSS
4 1 (2.44%) HTML
4 1 (2.44%) J2EE
4 1 (2.44%) JSON
4 1 (2.44%) Kafka
4 1 (2.44%) Sass
4 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) PKI
1 2 (4.88%) User Experience
2 1 (2.44%) Cloud Native
2 1 (2.44%) CMDB
2 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.44%) DataPower
2 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 33 (80.49%) Linux
2 17 (41.46%) Amazon Linux
3 6 (14.63%) Unix
4 5 (12.20%) Windows
5 3 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (7.32%) Windows Server
6 2 (4.88%) Android
6 2 (4.88%) Solaris
6 2 (4.88%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.44%) AIX
7 1 (2.44%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (73.17%) DevOps
2 18 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (39.02%) Mentoring
4 10 (24.39%) Coaching
4 10 (24.39%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (21.95%) Load Balancing
6 7 (17.07%) Technical Leadership
7 6 (14.63%) Infrastructure as Code
8 5 (12.20%) Migration
8 5 (12.20%) Refactoring
8 5 (12.20%) Re-Platforming
9 4 (9.76%) Analytics
9 4 (9.76%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (9.76%) Test Automation
10 3 (7.32%) SDLC
10 3 (7.32%) TDD
10 3 (7.32%) Waterfall
11 2 (4.88%) Kanban
11 2 (4.88%) OO
11 2 (4.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (85.37%) Python
2 8 (19.51%) Java
3 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.88%) Go
4 2 (4.88%) Perl
5 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.44%) Korn
5 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (29.27%) SC Cleared
1 12 (29.27%) Security Cleared
2 8 (19.51%) CCNP
2 8 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (17.07%) CCNA
4 1 (2.44%) CCIE
4 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
System Software
1 6 (14.63%) VMware NSX
2 2 (4.88%) Docker
3 1 (2.44%) Apache Flume
3 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 31 (75.61%) Ansible
2 15 (36.59%) Puppet
3 3 (7.32%) Kubernetes
3 3 (7.32%) Terraform
4 2 (4.88%) CA Single Sign-On
4 2 (4.88%) Consul
4 2 (4.88%) Nagios
4 2 (4.88%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.44%) SCCM
5 1 (2.44%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 23 (56.10%) Red Hat
2 10 (24.39%) F5
3 9 (21.95%) Google
4 8 (19.51%) Cisco
5 7 (17.07%) VMware
6 3 (7.32%) CA Agile Central
6 3 (7.32%) IBM
6 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
6 3 (7.32%) Oracle
6 3 (7.32%) Splunk
7 2 (4.88%) AppDynamics
7 2 (4.88%) CA
7 2 (4.88%) Citrix
7 2 (4.88%) Dell
7 2 (4.88%) EMC
7 2 (4.88%) Micro Focus
7 2 (4.88%) NetApp
7 2 (4.88%) New Relic
8 1 (2.44%) HP
8 1 (2.44%) Sybase