Period
to 1 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 1 April 2020 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 > South East
6 months to
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 221 272 243
Rank change year-on-year +51 -29 +41
Contract jobs citing Bitbucket 54 107 132
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.55% 0.68% 0.79%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.91% 3.48% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 63 44
Median daily rate £483 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.22% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £400 £369 £363
90th Percentile £573 £595 £525
England median daily rate £500 £510 £488
% change year-on-year -1.96% +4.62% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 16
Median hourly rate - - £61.50
England median hourly rate £38.25 - £61.25

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 South East with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,382 3,079 3,025
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.16% 19.66% 18.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 823 1,937 1,858
Median daily rate £450 £458 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.64% +1.67% +12.36%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £312
90th Percentile £588 £588 £578
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 48 69
Median hourly rate £37.50 £50.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +11.11% +9.76%
10th Percentile £18.25 £37.28 £28.40
90th Percentile £57.00 £57.88 £67.25
Median hourly rate £42.25 £43.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -1.74% -4.44% +9.76%

Bitbucket
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Bitbucket as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Bitbucket in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Bitbucket in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Bitbucket in the South East

Bitbucket
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Bitbucket in the South East over the 6 months to 1 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Bitbucket in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Bitbucket in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for Bitbucket in the South East

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Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bitbucket within the South East region over the 6 months to 1 April 2020. 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
West Sussex +39 25 £565 +36.97% 4
Thames Valley +9 16 £475 -3.31% 16
Berkshire +20 15 £475 -13.64% 6
Surrey +49 8 £431 -9.21% 4
Hampshire +32 4 £413 -8.33% 3
Kent - 1 - - 2
Oxfordshire - 1 £450 - 7
Bitbucket
England

For the 6 months to 1 April 2020, 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 South East region with a requirement for Bitbucket.

1 38 (70.37%) DevOps
2 37 (68.52%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (59.26%) JIRA
4 27 (50.00%) SQL
4 27 (50.00%) Test Strategy
5 26 (48.15%) Java
6 24 (44.44%) Configuration Management
6 24 (44.44%) Confluence
7 23 (42.59%) Process Improvement
7 23 (42.59%) Data Modelling
7 23 (42.59%) Business Intelligence
7 23 (42.59%) BEA
7 23 (42.59%) webMethods
7 23 (42.59%) J2EE
7 23 (42.59%) Oracle
7 23 (42.59%) WebLogic
7 23 (42.59%) PL/SQL
7 23 (42.59%) Problem Management
7 23 (42.59%) Scala
8 19 (35.19%) Git (software)
9 14 (25.93%) Jenkins
10 12 (22.22%) Docker
10 12 (22.22%) JavaScript
11 9 (16.67%) Linux
11 9 (16.67%) Scrum
11 9 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (14.81%) Public Sector
12 8 (14.81%) Ansible
12 8 (14.81%) GitHub
12 8 (14.81%) Bash Shell

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 24 (44.44%) Confluence
2 23 (42.59%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.56%) Drupal
4 2 (3.70%) Apache
4 2 (3.70%) JBoss
4 2 (3.70%) nginx
4 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.70%) WildFly
5 1 (1.85%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.85%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.81%) AWS
1 8 (14.81%) GitHub
2 5 (9.26%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (9.26%) Amazon ECS
2 5 (9.26%) AWS Lambda
2 5 (9.26%) Serverless
2 5 (9.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (7.41%) Azure
3 4 (7.41%) BlazeMeter
3 4 (7.41%) Heroku
4 3 (5.56%) SaaS
5 2 (3.70%) Akamai
5 2 (3.70%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (3.70%) AWS CodeBuild
5 2 (3.70%) AWS Step Functions
5 2 (3.70%) Cloudflare
5 2 (3.70%) Route 53
6 1 (1.85%) GCP
6 1 (1.85%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) Wireshark
2 2 (3.70%) DNS
2 2 (3.70%) SSH
2 2 (3.70%) tcpdump
2 2 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) MySQL
2 2 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.70%) Redis
3 1 (1.85%) MS Access
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 32 (59.26%) JIRA
2 19 (35.19%) Git (software)
3 14 (25.93%) Jenkins
4 6 (11.11%) Selenium
5 5 (9.26%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (7.41%) Ant
6 4 (7.41%) Mocha
7 2 (3.70%) Artifactory
7 2 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (3.70%) ClearCase
7 2 (3.70%) SonarQube
7 2 (3.70%) Subversion
7 2 (3.70%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.85%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.85%) GitLab
8 1 (1.85%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (1.85%) JMeter
8 1 (1.85%) Robot Framework
8 1 (1.85%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.85%) TestCafe
General
1 8 (14.81%) Public Sector
2 2 (3.70%) Finance
3 1 (1.85%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Military
3 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (61.11%) Developer
2 21 (38.89%) Scala Developer
3 7 (12.96%) Full Stack Developer
3 7 (12.96%) Programmer
4 6 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Software Developer
6 3 (5.56%) React Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Release Manager
7 2 (3.70%) Environment Manager
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Integration Engineer
8 1 (1.85%) Operations Engineer
8 1 (1.85%) PHP Developer
8 1 (1.85%) QA Analyst
8 1 (1.85%) QA Engineer
8 1 (1.85%) Test and Integration Engineer
8 1 (1.85%) Umbraco Developer
8 1 (1.85%) WinForms Developer
8 1 (1.85%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (42.59%) J2EE
2 8 (14.81%) CSS
2 8 (14.81%) HTML
3 5 (9.26%) Node.js
3 5 (9.26%) Web Services
4 4 (7.41%) .NET
4 4 (7.41%) Ajax
4 4 (7.41%) CSS3
4 4 (7.41%) HTML5
5 3 (5.56%) .NET Core
5 3 (5.56%) React
5 3 (5.56%) React Native
5 3 (5.56%) Regular Expression
5 3 (5.56%) REST
6 2 (3.70%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (3.70%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.70%) jQuery
6 2 (3.70%) Memcached
6 2 (3.70%) Vue.js
7 1 (1.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.70%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (1.85%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.85%) Raspberry Pi
2 1 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (1.85%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.67%) Linux
2 4 (7.41%) Windows
3 1 (1.85%) Android
3 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.85%) Debian
3 1 (1.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (70.37%) DevOps
2 37 (68.52%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 24 (44.44%) Configuration Management
5 23 (42.59%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (42.59%) Data Modelling
5 23 (42.59%) Problem Management
5 23 (42.59%) Process Improvement
6 9 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (16.67%) Scrum
7 8 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (11.11%) Test Automation
9 5 (9.26%) Open Source
10 4 (7.41%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 4 (7.41%) Unit Testing
11 3 (5.56%) Kanban
11 3 (5.56%) Load Testing
11 3 (5.56%) Microservices
11 3 (5.56%) SDLC
11 3 (5.56%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 27 (50.00%) SQL
2 26 (48.15%) Java
3 23 (42.59%) PL/SQL
3 23 (42.59%) Scala
4 12 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 8 (14.81%) Bash Shell
6 7 (12.96%) Python
7 6 (11.11%) Ruby
8 4 (7.41%) C#
9 3 (5.56%) ES6
10 1 (1.85%) Perl
10 1 (1.85%) PHP
10 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
1 1 (1.85%) ISEB
1 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
1 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) QA
System Software
1 12 (22.22%) Docker
2 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (14.81%) Ansible
2 6 (11.11%) Terraform
3 5 (9.26%) Consul
3 5 (9.26%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (9.26%) Packer
4 4 (7.41%) Kubernetes
5 2 (3.70%) HAProxy
5 2 (3.70%) vRealize
5 2 (3.70%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.85%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 23 (42.59%) BEA
1 23 (42.59%) Oracle
1 23 (42.59%) webMethods
2 8 (14.81%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (7.41%) Splunk
4 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.70%) Atlassian
5 2 (3.70%) Google
6 1 (1.85%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (1.85%) Coverity
6 1 (1.85%) Sonatype
6 1 (1.85%) VMware