Period
to 19 December 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 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 317 261 343
Rank change year-on-year -56 +82 +44
Contract jobs citing Bitbucket 74 115 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.44% 0.68% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.25% 3.86% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 47 10
South East median daily rate £413 £450 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% -4.00% +70.45%
10th Percentile £313 £338 £425
90th Percentile £500 £575 £525
England median daily rate £500 £488 £500
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +42.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 1
South East median hourly rate £52.50 £49.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +16.47% -
10th Percentile £51.25 £48.75 £41.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £62.08 £43.75
England median hourly rate £50.00 £49.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +1.01% +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 3,285 2,983 2,437
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 19.54% 17.64% 15.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,021 1,822 1,486
South East median daily rate £450 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £315 £310 £300
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £463 £430
% change year-on-year +2.70% +7.56% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 86 78
South East median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.44% +9.76% -3.53%
10th Percentile £34.25 £26.00 £32.50
90th Percentile £59.13 £60.50 £59.31
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 December 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 December 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 -11 34 £450 +5.88% 16
Berkshire -15 26 £475 +5.56% 11
Hampshire -30 20 £419 -4.83% 6
Surrey -16 12 £400 -17.95% 2
Buckinghamshire +10 6 £419 +12.42% 5
West Sussex -17 4 £500 - 1
Middlesex +13 2 - -
Oxfordshire +7 2 £375 -23.08%
East Sussex -16 1 £225 -53.85% 1
M4 Corridor - 1 £600 -
Bitbucket
England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 49 (66.22%) JIRA
2 44 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (37.84%) Git (software)
3 28 (37.84%) Jenkins
4 27 (36.49%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (33.78%) Java
6 24 (32.43%) Confluence
7 22 (29.73%) REST
8 21 (28.38%) Atlassian
9 20 (27.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 19 (25.68%) E-Commerce
10 19 (25.68%) TDD
11 18 (24.32%) Test Automation
12 17 (22.97%) Scrum
12 17 (22.97%) .NET
13 16 (21.62%) JavaScript
14 15 (20.27%) C#
15 14 (18.92%) SQL
15 14 (18.92%) Linux
15 14 (18.92%) AngularJS
16 13 (17.57%) DevOps
16 13 (17.57%) RESTful
16 13 (17.57%) HTML
17 12 (16.22%) Selenium
17 12 (16.22%) Docker
17 12 (16.22%) Node.js
17 12 (16.22%) SDLC
18 11 (14.86%) .NET Core
18 11 (14.86%) Microservices
19 10 (13.51%) JSON

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 24 (32.43%) Confluence
2 5 (6.76%) SAS
3 3 (4.05%) CMS
4 2 (2.70%) EPiServer
4 2 (2.70%) Kentico
4 2 (2.70%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.70%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.35%) JBoss
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.35%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.35%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.35%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) HipChat
1 1 (1.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.41%) Apigee
3 3 (4.05%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.05%) Stackdriver
4 2 (2.70%) Google App Engine
4 2 (2.70%) npm
4 2 (2.70%) Sauce Labs
5 1 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.35%) GitHub
5 1 (1.35%) NuGet
5 1 (1.35%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.05%) HTTP
2 2 (2.70%) FTP
2 2 (2.70%) Internet
2 2 (2.70%) SSL
2 2 (2.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.35%) DHCP
3 1 (1.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.81%) NoSQL
1 8 (10.81%) Redis
1 8 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.76%) MongoDB
2 5 (6.76%) Qlik Sense
3 4 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.05%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.70%) BigQuery
5 2 (2.70%) Cloud Spanner
5 2 (2.70%) DB2
5 2 (2.70%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.35%) MySQL
6 1 (1.35%) OLAP
6 1 (1.35%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 49 (66.22%) JIRA
2 28 (37.84%) Git (software)
2 28 (37.84%) Jenkins
3 20 (27.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 12 (16.22%) Selenium
5 7 (9.46%) Cucumber
5 7 (9.46%) Sonatype Nexus
6 5 (6.76%) JMeter
6 5 (6.76%) JUnit
6 5 (6.76%) Maven
7 4 (5.41%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (5.41%) WebDriver
8 3 (4.05%) Appium
8 3 (4.05%) IntelliJ
8 3 (4.05%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (4.05%) SpecFlow
9 2 (2.70%) Calabash
9 2 (2.70%) Grunt
9 2 (2.70%) Mockito
9 2 (2.70%) NeoLoad
General
1 4 (5.41%) Retail
2 2 (2.70%) Banking
2 2 (2.70%) Finance
3 1 (1.35%) Avionics
3 1 (1.35%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (44.59%) Developer
2 14 (18.92%) Java Developer
3 8 (10.81%) Consultant
3 8 (10.81%) JIRA Consultant
4 7 (9.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (9.46%) JIRA Specialist
5 6 (8.11%) .NET Developer
5 6 (8.11%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Angular Developer
6 5 (6.76%) Architect
7 4 (5.41%) .NET Architect
7 4 (5.41%) .NET Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.41%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.41%) Test Automation Specialist
7 4 (5.41%) Test Specialist
8 3 (4.05%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.05%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.05%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (29.73%) REST
2 17 (22.97%) .NET
3 14 (18.92%) AngularJS
4 13 (17.57%) HTML
4 13 (17.57%) RESTful
5 12 (16.22%) Node.js
6 11 (14.86%) .NET Core
7 10 (13.51%) JSON
8 9 (12.16%) CSS
8 9 (12.16%) Java EE
9 8 (10.81%) Spring
10 7 (9.46%) ASP.NET
10 7 (9.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (9.46%) WCF
11 6 (8.11%) Web Services
12 5 (6.76%) SOAP
13 4 (5.41%) JSP
13 4 (5.41%) LAMP
13 4 (5.41%) RabbitMQ
13 4 (5.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.76%) User Experience
2 4 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.41%) iPad
2 4 (5.41%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.41%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.70%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.35%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.92%) Linux
2 6 (8.11%) Android
2 6 (8.11%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.41%) Windows
4 3 (4.05%) Mac OS X
4 3 (4.05%) Unix
5 1 (1.35%) CentOS
5 1 (1.35%) Debian
5 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (36.49%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (25.68%) E-Commerce
3 19 (25.68%) TDD
4 18 (24.32%) Test Automation
5 17 (22.97%) Scrum
6 13 (17.57%) DevOps
7 12 (16.22%) SDLC
8 11 (14.86%) Microservices
9 9 (12.16%) BDD
9 9 (12.16%) Front End Development
9 9 (12.16%) Software Delivery
10 8 (10.81%) Kanban
11 7 (9.46%) MVC
12 6 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (8.11%) Deployment Automation
12 6 (8.11%) SOA
12 6 (8.11%) Test Management
13 5 (6.76%) Problem-Solving
13 5 (6.76%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 25 (33.78%) Java
2 16 (21.62%) JavaScript
3 15 (20.27%) C#
4 14 (18.92%) SQL
5 7 (9.46%) Python
6 6 (8.11%) Java 8
7 5 (6.76%) Bash Shell
7 5 (6.76%) Ruby
8 4 (5.41%) Apple Swift
8 4 (5.41%) Groovy
8 4 (5.41%) PHP
8 4 (5.41%) TypeScript
9 2 (2.70%) Bourne shell
9 2 (2.70%) C++
9 2 (2.70%) ES6
9 2 (2.70%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.35%) Perl
10 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.46%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.70%) Degree
3 2 (2.70%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) PMO
2 3 (4.05%) QA
3 1 (1.35%) WCAG
System Software
1 12 (16.22%) Docker
2 4 (5.41%) oVirt
2 4 (5.41%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 9 (12.16%) Puppet
2 5 (6.76%) Kubernetes
2 5 (6.76%) Terraform
3 3 (4.05%) Ansible
3 3 (4.05%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.35%) Ambari
4 1 (1.35%) Grafana
4 1 (1.35%) Graphite
4 1 (1.35%) Graylog
4 1 (1.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 21 (28.38%) Atlassian
2 5 (6.76%) IBM
3 3 (4.05%) Google
4 2 (2.70%) Oracle
4 2 (2.70%) webMethods
5 1 (1.35%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.35%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.35%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.35%) Sitecore