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 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 118 -
Rank change year-on-year +20 -  
Contract jobs citing Bitbucket 8 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.45% 0.62% -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.94% 5.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 0
Median daily rate £500 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +66.66% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £388 £355
% change year-on-year +14.51% +9.15%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Bitbucket is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 272 305 342
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 15.46% 11.77% 11.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 169 211
Median daily rate £375 £315 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.04% -16.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
Median hourly rate £15.89 £26.25 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.46% -41.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

Bitbucket
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Bitbucket as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 4 £500 -
Glasgow -11 3 £500 +66.66%
Fife - 1 £300 -
Bitbucket
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 7 (70.00%) Java
1 7 (70.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (60.00%) SOAP
2 6 (60.00%) Web Services
3 5 (50.00%) WebSphere
3 5 (50.00%) REST
3 5 (50.00%) JIRA
3 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (50.00%) Confluence
4 4 (40.00%) DataPower
4 4 (40.00%) Microservices
4 4 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (40.00%) J2EE
4 4 (40.00%) OO
4 4 (40.00%) IBM
5 3 (30.00%) Linux
5 3 (30.00%) HTML
5 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) Maven
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) TDD
5 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
5 3 (30.00%) Docker
5 3 (30.00%) DevOps
5 3 (30.00%) User Experience
5 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
5 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (30.00%) JSON
5 3 (30.00%) jQuery

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 5 (50.00%) Confluence
1 5 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (10.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (10.00%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Bluemix
1 1 (10.00%) GitHub
1 1 (10.00%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) HTTP
1 2 (20.00%) HTTPS
1 2 (20.00%) SSL
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (50.00%) JIRA
3 3 (30.00%) Maven
4 2 (20.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (20.00%) Gradle
4 2 (20.00%) JUnit
4 2 (20.00%) Mockito
4 2 (20.00%) Subversion
5 1 (10.00%) Android Studio
5 1 (10.00%) Ant
5 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (10.00%) Gerrit
5 1 (10.00%) GitLab
5 1 (10.00%) Selenium
5 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (10.00%) TestNG
5 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) iOS Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Database Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Server Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Splunk Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Database Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Server Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) SOAP
1 6 (60.00%) Web Services
2 5 (50.00%) REST
3 4 (40.00%) J2EE
4 3 (30.00%) HTML
4 3 (30.00%) HTML5
4 3 (30.00%) jQuery
4 3 (30.00%) JSON
5 2 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (20.00%) Apache Camel
5 2 (20.00%) Cocoa
5 2 (20.00%) Cocoa Touch
5 2 (20.00%) Core Data
5 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
5 2 (20.00%) iOS SDK
5 2 (20.00%) JAX-RS
5 2 (20.00%) Spring
5 2 (20.00%) UIKit
6 1 (10.00%) Ajax
6 1 (10.00%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) DataPower
2 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (30.00%) User Experience
3 1 (10.00%) Animation
3 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (10.00%) Fintech
3 1 (10.00%) Hedge funds
3 1 (10.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
1 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (20.00%) AIX
2 2 (20.00%) Android
2 2 (20.00%) Solaris
2 2 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Microservices
1 4 (40.00%) OO
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) DevOps
2 3 (30.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Information Security
3 2 (20.00%) iOS Development
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (20.00%) SOA
3 2 (20.00%) UML
4 1 (10.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Investment Management
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) OOD
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) Apple Swift
3 2 (20.00%) Objective-C
3 2 (20.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) Perl
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (10.00%) Ruby
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (10.00%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Basel III
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Docker
2 2 (20.00%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (20.00%) Apple
3 1 (10.00%) Adobe
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Perforce
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) Splunk