Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 155 168 162
Rank change year-on-year +13 -6 +32
Contract jobs citing Bitbucket 30 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.64% 0.31% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.15% 1.91% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 5
Scotland median daily rate £438 £300 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.83% -40.00% +88.68%
UK median daily rate £510 £475 £489
% change year-on-year +7.37% -2.86% +39.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Scotland median hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year - +17.65% -

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 952 785 652
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 20.25% 16.43% 17.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 494 390
Scotland median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £285 £288 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £488
UK median daily rate £475 £453 £425
% change year-on-year +4.97% +6.47% +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 10
Scotland median hourly rate £44.00 £30.00 £24.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.67% +20.43% -38.31%
10th Percentile £29.15 £12.71 £14.23
90th Percentile £45.10 £43.25 £48.54
UK median hourly rate £43.50 £43.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +6.10% +2.50%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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
Edinburgh +19 14 £460 +60.00% 3
Glasgow -9 14 £425 +6.25% 3
Fife - 1 £475 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £425 -
Bitbucket
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 22 (73.33%) Git (software)
2 17 (56.67%) JIRA
3 15 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (43.33%) Ansible
4 13 (43.33%) DevOps
5 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (40.00%) Java
6 11 (36.67%) Microservices
6 11 (36.67%) Analytics
7 10 (33.33%) Artifactory
7 10 (33.33%) REST
7 10 (33.33%) AngularJS
7 10 (33.33%) Docker
7 10 (33.33%) SQL
7 10 (33.33%) Oracle
7 10 (33.33%) Linux
7 10 (33.33%) Kanban
7 10 (33.33%) Web Development
8 9 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (30.00%) Puppet
8 9 (30.00%) Unix
8 9 (30.00%) Kubernetes
8 9 (30.00%) Splunk
8 9 (30.00%) Jenkins
9 8 (26.67%) Windows Server
9 8 (26.67%) Windows
9 8 (26.67%) Web Services
9 8 (26.67%) .NET
9 8 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (26.67%) TeamCity

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 7 (23.33%) IIS
2 5 (16.67%) Confluence
3 4 (13.33%) Apache
4 2 (6.67%) CMS
4 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.33%) Apache Spark
5 1 (3.33%) nginx
5 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
5 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (6.67%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 9 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (23.33%) Datadog
3 6 (20.00%) OpenShift
3 6 (20.00%) SaaS
4 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (13.33%) IaaS
6 3 (10.00%) Firebase
6 3 (10.00%) Google Analytics
7 2 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (6.67%) Amazon S3
7 2 (6.67%) PaaS
8 1 (3.33%) Serverless
8 1 (3.33%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Firewall
2 2 (6.67%) Calico
2 2 (6.67%) HTTP
2 2 (6.67%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (16.67%) Pentaho
3 4 (13.33%) SQLite
4 2 (6.67%) MySQL
4 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.33%) Big Data
5 1 (3.33%) DataStax
5 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 22 (73.33%) Git (software)
2 17 (56.67%) JIRA
3 10 (33.33%) Artifactory
4 9 (30.00%) Jenkins
5 8 (26.67%) TeamCity
6 7 (23.33%) IBM UrbanCode
6 7 (23.33%) Sonatype Nexus
7 6 (20.00%) Cucumber
7 6 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (20.00%) Selenium
7 6 (20.00%) Zephyr
8 5 (16.67%) IntelliJ
8 5 (16.67%) Subversion
9 3 (10.00%) CocoaPods
9 3 (10.00%) JUnit
9 3 (10.00%) Xcode
10 2 (6.67%) Eclipse
10 2 (6.67%) git-flow
10 2 (6.67%) Gradle
10 2 (6.67%) Mockito
General
1 5 (16.67%) Banking
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Law
3 2 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Developer
2 5 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (10.00%) iOS Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Platform Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Applications Developer
5 2 (6.67%) AWS Architect
5 2 (6.67%) AWS Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Angular Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (3.33%) React Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Server Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 10 (33.33%) REST
2 8 (26.67%) .NET
2 8 (26.67%) Web Services
3 6 (20.00%) SOAP
4 5 (16.67%) CSS
4 5 (16.67%) Drools
4 5 (16.67%) Spring
5 4 (13.33%) HTML
6 3 (10.00%) Google Maps API
6 3 (10.00%) iOS SDK
6 3 (10.00%) J2EE
6 3 (10.00%) JSON
6 3 (10.00%) React
6 3 (10.00%) XML
7 2 (6.67%) CSS3
7 2 (6.67%) D3.js
7 2 (6.67%) Highcharts JS
7 2 (6.67%) HTML5
7 2 (6.67%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Cloud Native
1 5 (16.67%) Private Cloud
2 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (10.00%) User Experience
3 1 (3.33%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Linux
2 9 (30.00%) Unix
3 8 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (26.67%) Windows
3 8 (26.67%) Windows Server
4 6 (20.00%) Ubuntu
5 3 (10.00%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.33%) AIX
6 1 (3.33%) Android
6 1 (3.33%) Solaris
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (43.33%) DevOps
3 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (36.67%) Analytics
4 11 (36.67%) Microservices
5 10 (33.33%) Kanban
5 10 (33.33%) Web Development
6 7 (23.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (23.33%) Scrum
7 5 (16.67%) ETL
7 5 (16.67%) OO
7 5 (16.67%) Performance Attribution
7 5 (16.67%) Performance Measurement
7 5 (16.67%) Statistics
8 4 (13.33%) Asset Management
8 4 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (13.33%) TDD
9 3 (10.00%) iOS Development
9 3 (10.00%) MVC
9 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) Java
2 10 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (16.67%) R
4 4 (13.33%) C#
5 3 (10.00%) Apple Swift
5 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.00%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.33%) Perl
6 1 (3.33%) PHP
6 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (3.33%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 13 (43.33%) Ansible
2 9 (30.00%) Kubernetes
2 9 (30.00%) Puppet
3 7 (23.33%) Nagios
4 5 (16.67%) Terraform
5 3 (10.00%) Packer
6 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Oracle
2 9 (30.00%) Splunk
3 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (20.00%) AppDynamics
4 6 (20.00%) Google
4 6 (20.00%) Micro Focus
4 6 (20.00%) New Relic
5 4 (13.33%) IBM
6 3 (10.00%) Apple
7 2 (6.67%) Adobe
7 2 (6.67%) Omniture
8 1 (3.33%) Atlassian
8 1 (3.33%) Red Hat