Period
to 19 October 2018

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 19 October 2018 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 288 261 373
Rank change year-on-year -27 +112 +3
Contract jobs citing Bitbucket 87 109 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.53% 0.67% 0.065%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.78% 3.83% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 59 3
South East median daily rate £411 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.61% - +63.64%
10th Percentile £313 £338 £421
90th Percentile £500 £575 £495
England median daily rate £500 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +42.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
South East median hourly rate £56.25 £50.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +17.65% -
10th Percentile £52.13 £48.90 £41.25
90th Percentile £59.38 £50.70 £43.75
England median hourly rate £51.25 £48.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year +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 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 3,130 2,845 2,585
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 19.03% 17.49% 15.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,935 1,747 1,603
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £293
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 92 77
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £31.90 £31.55 £35.90
90th Percentile £53.75 £61.62 £59.31
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +6.49%

Bitbucket
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Bitbucket in the South East

Bitbucket
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Bitbucket in the South East

Bitbucket
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Bitbucket in the South East over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Bitbucket in the South East

Bitbucket
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bitbucket in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Bitbucket in the South East

Bitbucket
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 19 October 2018. 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
Thames Valley -35 32 £450 +12.50% 11
Hampshire +1 28 £425 -5.56% 2
Berkshire -14 23 £463 +2.78% 6
Surrey -10 17 £400 -20.00% 16
Buckinghamshire +3 7 £335 -13.55% 4
West Sussex -11 4 £500 - 5
Middlesex +13 3 - -
Oxfordshire -3 2 £375 -16.67% 1
Kent +4 1 £300 -13.04% 7
East Sussex -6 1 £225 -52.00% 2
M4 Corridor - 1 £600 -
Bitbucket
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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 53 (60.92%) JIRA
2 52 (59.77%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (42.53%) Continuous Integration
3 37 (42.53%) Jenkins
4 33 (37.93%) Git (software)
5 28 (32.18%) REST
6 26 (29.89%) Atlassian
6 26 (29.89%) Java
7 25 (28.74%) TDD
8 24 (27.59%) Test Automation
9 23 (26.44%) Confluence
9 23 (26.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 23 (26.44%) SQL
10 22 (25.29%) Scrum
11 21 (24.14%) E-Commerce
12 20 (22.99%) JavaScript
13 19 (21.84%) Selenium
13 19 (21.84%) Docker
13 19 (21.84%) SDLC
14 18 (20.69%) DevOps
14 18 (20.69%) Node.js
14 18 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
14 18 (20.69%) .NET
14 18 (20.69%) Linux
15 17 (19.54%) AngularJS
16 16 (18.39%) RESTful
17 15 (17.24%) C#
18 14 (16.09%) Microservices
18 14 (16.09%) .NET Core
19 12 (13.79%) Web Services

Bitbucket
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 23 (26.44%) Confluence
2 5 (5.75%) SAS
3 3 (3.45%) CMS
3 3 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (3.45%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.30%) Kentico
5 1 (1.15%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.15%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.15%) Ethereum
5 1 (1.15%) Hyperledger
5 1 (1.15%) JBoss
5 1 (1.15%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.15%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.15%) WildFly
5 1 (1.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.15%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.15%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 18 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.75%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 4 (4.60%) Apigee
3 4 (4.60%) Sauce Labs
4 3 (3.45%) GitHub
4 3 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.45%) Stackdriver
5 2 (2.30%) Google App Engine
5 2 (2.30%) npm
6 1 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.15%) NuGet
6 1 (1.15%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.15%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.60%) Internet
2 1 (1.15%) DHCP
2 1 (1.15%) DNS
2 1 (1.15%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.79%) Redis
2 11 (12.64%) SQL Server
3 9 (10.34%) MongoDB
4 8 (9.20%) NoSQL
5 6 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (5.75%) Qlik Sense
7 3 (3.45%) Hadoop
7 3 (3.45%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.30%) BigQuery
8 2 (2.30%) Cloud Spanner
8 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (1.15%) Blockchain
9 1 (1.15%) OLAP
9 1 (1.15%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 53 (60.92%) JIRA
2 37 (42.53%) Jenkins
3 33 (37.93%) Git (software)
4 23 (26.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 19 (21.84%) Selenium
6 10 (11.49%) Cucumber
7 7 (8.05%) Sonatype Nexus
7 7 (8.05%) WebDriver
8 5 (5.75%) Appium
8 5 (5.75%) Maven
9 4 (4.60%) Artifactory
9 4 (4.60%) JMeter
10 3 (3.45%) Grunt
10 3 (3.45%) IntelliJ
10 3 (3.45%) JUnit
10 3 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (3.45%) Rational DOORS
10 3 (3.45%) SpecFlow
10 3 (3.45%) Vagrant
10 3 (3.45%) webpack
General
1 6 (6.90%) Finance
2 3 (3.45%) Banking
2 3 (3.45%) Retail
3 1 (1.15%) Avionics
3 1 (1.15%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (41.38%) Developer
2 14 (16.09%) Consultant
3 13 (14.94%) Java Developer
4 10 (11.49%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (10.34%) JIRA Consultant
6 7 (8.05%) JIRA Specialist
7 6 (6.90%) .NET Developer
8 5 (5.75%) Architect
8 5 (5.75%) Automation Tester
8 5 (5.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 5 (5.75%) Salesforce Developer
8 5 (5.75%) Tester
9 4 (4.60%) .NET Architect
9 4 (4.60%) .NET Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.60%) QA Tester
9 4 (4.60%) Salesforce Consultant
9 4 (4.60%) Software Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.60%) Test Automation Specialist
9 4 (4.60%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (32.18%) REST
2 18 (20.69%) .NET
2 18 (20.69%) Node.js
3 17 (19.54%) AngularJS
4 16 (18.39%) RESTful
5 14 (16.09%) .NET Core
6 12 (13.79%) Web Services
7 11 (12.64%) ASP.NET
7 11 (12.64%) HTML
8 10 (11.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 9 (10.34%) Java EE
9 9 (10.34%) JSON
9 9 (10.34%) Spring
9 9 (10.34%) WCF
10 8 (9.20%) CSS
10 8 (9.20%) SOAP
11 6 (6.90%) HTML5
11 6 (6.90%) LAMP
11 6 (6.90%) RabbitMQ
12 5 (5.75%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.05%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (5.75%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.60%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.60%) iPad
4 2 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.30%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.30%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.15%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.15%) User Experience
5 1 (1.15%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.69%) Linux
2 8 (9.20%) Android
2 8 (9.20%) Apple iOS
3 6 (6.90%) Windows
4 5 (5.75%) Mac OS X
4 5 (5.75%) Unix
5 3 (3.45%) CentOS
6 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (59.77%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (42.53%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (28.74%) TDD
4 24 (27.59%) Test Automation
5 22 (25.29%) Scrum
6 21 (24.14%) E-Commerce
7 19 (21.84%) SDLC
8 18 (20.69%) DevOps
9 14 (16.09%) Microservices
10 12 (13.79%) Software Delivery
11 10 (11.49%) Kanban
11 10 (11.49%) MVC
12 9 (10.34%) Open Source
13 8 (9.20%) BDD
13 8 (9.20%) Deployment Automation
13 8 (9.20%) Inversion of Control
14 7 (8.05%) Problem-Solving
15 6 (6.90%) Front End Development
15 6 (6.90%) Performance Analysis
15 6 (6.90%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 26 (29.89%) Java
2 23 (26.44%) SQL
3 20 (22.99%) JavaScript
4 15 (17.24%) C#
5 7 (8.05%) Bash Shell
5 7 (8.05%) Groovy
5 7 (8.05%) PHP
6 6 (6.90%) Apple Swift
6 6 (6.90%) Java 8
6 6 (6.90%) Python
6 6 (6.90%) Ruby
7 5 (5.75%) Apex Code
8 4 (4.60%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.30%) C++
9 2 (2.30%) ES6
9 2 (2.30%) Perl
9 2 (2.30%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (12.64%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.49%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.30%) Degree
3 2 (2.30%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.15%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.75%) PMO
1 5 (5.75%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) WCAG
System Software
1 19 (21.84%) Docker
2 6 (6.90%) oVirt
2 6 (6.90%) RHEV
3 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (13.79%) Puppet
2 9 (10.34%) Kubernetes
2 9 (10.34%) Terraform
3 5 (5.75%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.45%) Ambari
4 3 (3.45%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.15%) Ansible
5 1 (1.15%) Grafana
5 1 (1.15%) Graphite
5 1 (1.15%) Graylog
5 1 (1.15%) Packer
Vendors
1 26 (29.89%) Atlassian
2 6 (6.90%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (4.60%) Oracle
3 4 (4.60%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.45%) Google
4 3 (3.45%) IBM
5 2 (2.30%) VMware
6 1 (1.15%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.15%) Sitecore