Period
to 16 December 2017

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 16 December 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
England > South East
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 261 335 387
Rank change year-on-year +74 +52 -15
Contract jobs citing Bitbucket 112 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.67% 0.13% 0.073%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.75% 0.85% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 10 13
South East median daily rate £450 £469 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +70.45% -31.25%
10th Percentile £338 £425 £216
90th Percentile £575 £525 £385
England median daily rate £488 £500 £350
% change year-on-year -2.50% +42.86% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 0
South East median hourly rate £49.50 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.47% - -
England median hourly rate £49.50 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year +16.47% - -

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 2986 2468 2633
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.79% 15.21% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1826 1498 1608
South East median daily rate £435 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.75% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £513
England median daily rate £463 £430 £413
% change year-on-year +7.62% +4.18% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 77 76
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +16.22%
10th Percentile £26.00 £32.50 £24.75
90th Percentile £60.50 £59.31 £51.25
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +8.11%

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 16 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Bitbucket in the South East

Bitbucket
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Bitbucket in the South East over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 16 December 2017. 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 +36 71 £425 -9.33% 4
Berkshire +28 39 £450 -2.70% 2
Buckinghamshire -20 20 £373 - 1
Hampshire +23 16 £450 - 1
Oxfordshire +15 12 £488 -2.50% 1
Surrey -18 9 £488 - 3
West Sussex - 7 - - 1
Kent - 5 £373 -
East Sussex - 3 £488 -
Middlesex - 1 £450 -
Bitbucket
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 South East region with a requirement for Bitbucket.

1 66 (58.93%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (55.36%) JIRA
2 62 (55.36%) Continuous Integration
3 60 (53.57%) Jenkins
4 59 (52.68%) Test Automation
5 56 (50.00%) DevOps
6 52 (46.43%) Docker
6 52 (46.43%) Git (software)
7 48 (42.86%) Java
8 46 (41.07%) Linux
9 37 (33.04%) Amazon AWS
10 35 (31.25%) Selenium
11 34 (30.36%) REST
12 28 (25.00%) Puppet
12 28 (25.00%) Confluence
12 28 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 27 (24.11%) SDLC
14 26 (23.21%) Windows
15 25 (22.32%) SOAP
15 25 (22.32%) JavaScript
15 25 (22.32%) TDD
15 25 (22.32%) SonarQube
16 24 (21.43%) C#
16 24 (21.43%) SQL
17 21 (18.75%) Redis
18 20 (17.86%) Continuous Delivery
19 19 (16.96%) Subversion
20 18 (16.07%) Scrum
21 17 (15.18%) Finance
21 17 (15.18%) Cucumber

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 28 (25.00%) Confluence
2 9 (8.04%) Apache Solr
2 9 (8.04%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (4.46%) GlassFish
5 4 (3.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (2.68%) Apache
6 3 (2.68%) Drupal
6 3 (2.68%) JBoss
6 3 (2.68%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.79%) Apache TomEE
7 2 (1.79%) Liferay
7 2 (1.79%) nginx
7 2 (1.79%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.79%) WordPress
8 1 (0.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Fireworks
1 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (1.79%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.89%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 5 (4.46%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.79%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 37 (33.04%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (8.04%) GitHub
2 9 (8.04%) Sauce Labs
3 8 (7.14%) npm
4 7 (6.25%) AWS Lambda
4 7 (6.25%) Serverless
5 4 (3.57%) Akamai
6 2 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.79%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.79%) BrowserStack
6 2 (1.79%) Google Analytics
6 2 (1.79%) Google App Engine
6 2 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.79%) Google Compute Engine
6 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.79%) Slack
6 2 (1.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.89%) SaaS
7 1 (0.89%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.50%) Internet
2 2 (1.79%) Firewall
2 2 (1.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.75%) Redis
2 14 (12.50%) MySQL
3 11 (9.82%) NoSQL
4 9 (8.04%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (7.14%) Hadoop
6 7 (6.25%) MongoDB
6 7 (6.25%) Oracle Database
6 7 (6.25%) SQL Server
7 4 (3.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (2.68%) Big Data
9 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 62 (55.36%) JIRA
2 60 (53.57%) Jenkins
3 52 (46.43%) Git (software)
4 35 (31.25%) Selenium
5 28 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 25 (22.32%) SonarQube
7 19 (16.96%) Subversion
8 17 (15.18%) Cucumber
9 14 (12.50%) JUnit
9 14 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
9 14 (12.50%) WebDriver
10 13 (11.61%) NUnit
11 12 (10.71%) Appium
12 11 (9.82%) Ant
12 11 (9.82%) Moq
12 11 (9.82%) MSBuild
12 11 (9.82%) NSubstitute
12 11 (9.82%) Rhino Mocks
12 11 (9.82%) Zephyr
13 9 (8.04%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 17 (15.18%) Finance
2 7 (6.25%) Banking
3 5 (4.46%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.57%) Corporate Banking
4 4 (3.57%) Retail
5 3 (2.68%) Marketing
5 3 (2.68%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.79%) Advertising
6 2 (1.79%) Automotive
6 2 (1.79%) Games
7 1 (0.89%) French Language
7 1 (0.89%) German Language
7 1 (0.89%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 38 (33.93%) Developer
2 31 (27.68%) DevOps Engineer
3 18 (16.07%) Java Developer
4 14 (12.50%) Tester
5 12 (10.71%) Automation Tester
5 12 (10.71%) QA Tester
6 10 (8.93%) QA Automation Tester
7 9 (8.04%) Automation Developer
8 8 (7.14%) Senior DevOps
8 8 (7.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 7 (6.25%) Agile Developer
9 7 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 6 (5.36%) Architect
10 6 (5.36%) Senior Automation Tester
10 6 (5.36%) Senior QA Tester
10 6 (5.36%) Senior Tester
11 5 (4.46%) AWS DevOps
11 5 (4.46%) C# Developer
11 5 (4.46%) Java Automation Tester
12 4 (3.57%) JIRA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (30.36%) REST
2 25 (22.32%) SOAP
3 16 (14.29%) Web Services
4 14 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 13 (11.61%) CSS
5 13 (11.61%) HTML
5 13 (11.61%) Java EE
6 12 (10.71%) Hibernate
6 12 (10.71%) Spring
7 11 (9.82%) .NET
8 10 (8.93%) LAMP
9 9 (8.04%) Elastic Stack
9 9 (8.04%) RabbitMQ
10 8 (7.14%) HTML5
11 7 (6.25%) RESTful
12 6 (5.36%) CSS3
12 6 (5.36%) Node.js
12 6 (5.36%) Symfony
13 5 (4.46%) ActiveMQ
13 5 (4.46%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.82%) Mobile App
2 8 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.68%) iPad
4 2 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.79%) Internet of Things
4 2 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (1.79%) User Experience
5 1 (0.89%) Fintech
5 1 (0.89%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.89%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 46 (41.07%) Linux
2 26 (23.21%) Windows
3 12 (10.71%) Android
3 12 (10.71%) Apple iOS
3 12 (10.71%) Mac OS X
4 7 (6.25%) Unix
5 3 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.89%) CentOS
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.89%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (58.93%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (55.36%) Continuous Integration
3 59 (52.68%) Test Automation
4 56 (50.00%) DevOps
5 27 (24.11%) SDLC
6 25 (22.32%) TDD
7 20 (17.86%) Continuous Delivery
8 18 (16.07%) Scrum
9 16 (14.29%) Configuration Management
10 10 (8.93%) BDD
10 10 (8.93%) MVC
10 10 (8.93%) Open Source
11 9 (8.04%) Cross-Browser Testing
11 9 (8.04%) Software Engineering
11 9 (8.04%) Unit Testing
12 8 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
13 7 (6.25%) Business Transformation
13 7 (6.25%) Code Coverage
13 7 (6.25%) SOA
13 7 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 48 (42.86%) Java
2 25 (22.32%) JavaScript
3 24 (21.43%) C#
3 24 (21.43%) SQL
4 16 (14.29%) PHP
5 12 (10.71%) Apple Swift
6 9 (8.04%) Groovy
6 9 (8.04%) Ruby
7 8 (7.14%) Bash Shell
8 6 (5.36%) Python
9 5 (4.46%) PowerShell
9 5 (4.46%) Shell Script
10 4 (3.57%) PL/SQL
10 4 (3.57%) VB
11 2 (1.79%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.79%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.89%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (7.14%) Degree
2 7 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 7 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.89%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.39%) QA
System Software
1 52 (46.43%) Docker
2 8 (7.14%) oVirt
2 8 (7.14%) RHEV
3 1 (0.89%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 28 (25.00%) Puppet
2 17 (15.18%) Ansible
2 17 (15.18%) Terraform
3 8 (7.14%) Kubernetes
4 7 (6.25%) ZABBIX
5 6 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (4.46%) Ambari
6 5 (4.46%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (4.46%) Packer
7 1 (0.89%) Consul
7 1 (0.89%) Pingdom
7 1 (0.89%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.89%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (9.82%) Oracle
2 8 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 7 (6.25%) HP
4 6 (5.36%) Atlassian
4 6 (5.36%) New Relic
4 6 (5.36%) Splunk
5 4 (3.57%) Adobe
5 4 (3.57%) Google
6 2 (1.79%) AppDynamics
6 2 (1.79%) IBM
6 2 (1.79%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.89%) PayPal
7 1 (0.89%) WorldPay