Period
to 18 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 18 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 West
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 171 210
Rank change year-on-year +13 +39 +3
Contract jobs citing Bitbucket 45 42 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.81% 0.75% 0.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.05% 4.34% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 33 15
South West median daily rate £473 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.00% +3.70% -16.92%
10th Percentile £400 £315 £313
90th Percentile £608 £535 £438
England median daily rate £488 £500 £350
% change year-on-year -2.50% +42.86% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
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 West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 891 968 981
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 16.06% 17.33% 15.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 567 670 704
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £295
90th Percentile £525 £535 £500
England median daily rate £463 £430 £413
% change year-on-year +7.56% +4.24% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 40 51
South West median hourly rate £41.15 £41.75 £41.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.44% -0.12% +9.28%
10th Percentile £32.70 £24.72 £32.00
90th Percentile £49.65 £52.20 £44.50
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 West

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

Job vacancy trend for Bitbucket in the South West

Bitbucket
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Bitbucket in the South West

Bitbucket
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Bitbucket in the South West over the 6 months to 18 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Bitbucket in the South West

Bitbucket
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 18 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
Bristol +6 19 £550 +22.91% 3
Somerset - 15 £461 -
Wiltshire -13 6 £400 +15.94%
Devon +2 2 £400 -
Gloucestershire +7 1 - -
Bitbucket
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 West region with a requirement for Bitbucket.

1 30 (66.67%) Java
1 30 (66.67%) DevOps
2 26 (57.78%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (55.56%) Spring
3 25 (55.56%) JIRA
4 23 (51.11%) Git (software)
5 19 (42.22%) Jenkins
6 18 (40.00%) TDD
7 17 (37.78%) Maven
7 17 (37.78%) TeamCity
7 17 (37.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 17 (37.78%) Test Automation
8 16 (35.56%) Gradle
8 16 (35.56%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (33.33%) SQL
9 15 (33.33%) Cucumber
9 15 (33.33%) BDD
10 14 (31.11%) User Stories
10 14 (31.11%) Oracle
11 13 (28.89%) REST
11 13 (28.89%) Spring Boot
12 12 (26.67%) Ant
12 12 (26.67%) Scrum
12 12 (26.67%) E-Commerce
13 11 (24.44%) Linux
13 11 (24.44%) Atlassian
13 11 (24.44%) Kanban
13 11 (24.44%) QA
13 11 (24.44%) Selenium
13 11 (24.44%) Microservices

Bitbucket
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 9 (20.00%) Apache
1 9 (20.00%) CICS
1 9 (20.00%) IIS
1 9 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (11.11%) Mule
3 1 (2.22%) CMS
3 1 (2.22%) Confluence
3 1 (2.22%) Jupyter
3 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (4.44%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 11 (24.44%) GitHub
2 9 (20.00%) Adobe Analytics
3 3 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.00%) BIG-IP
1 9 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 9 (20.00%) Firewall
2 5 (11.11%) SMS
3 1 (2.22%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) DB2
2 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.89%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.67%) Redis
5 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (55.56%) JIRA
2 23 (51.11%) Git (software)
3 19 (42.22%) Jenkins
4 17 (37.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 17 (37.78%) Maven
4 17 (37.78%) TeamCity
5 16 (35.56%) Gradle
6 15 (33.33%) Cucumber
7 12 (26.67%) Ant
8 11 (24.44%) Selenium
9 9 (20.00%) Artifactory
9 9 (20.00%) webpack
10 6 (13.33%) Subversion
11 5 (11.11%) Cobertura
11 5 (11.11%) ScriptRunner
12 3 (6.67%) Grunt
12 3 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (4.44%) gulp
13 2 (4.44%) JUnit
14 1 (2.22%) Calabash
General
1 8 (17.78%) Back Office
2 3 (6.67%) Banking
2 3 (6.67%) Finance
3 2 (4.44%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
4 1 (2.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (44.44%) Developer
2 12 (26.67%) Consultant
3 11 (24.44%) DevOps Consultant
4 9 (20.00%) Java Developer
5 7 (15.56%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (15.56%) Hybris Developer
5 7 (15.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 7 (15.56%) Senior Developer
6 6 (13.33%) JIRA Engineer
7 5 (11.11%) Java Consultant
7 5 (11.11%) Lead Developer
7 5 (11.11%) Linux Consultant
8 4 (8.89%) DevOps Developer
8 4 (8.89%) JIRA Consultant
9 3 (6.67%) Head of Design
9 3 (6.67%) Java Engineer
9 3 (6.67%) Lead Java Developer
9 3 (6.67%) Senior DevOps
9 3 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (6.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (55.56%) Spring
2 13 (28.89%) REST
2 13 (28.89%) Spring Boot
3 10 (22.22%) CSS
3 10 (22.22%) HTML
4 9 (20.00%) Node.js
4 9 (20.00%) React
5 8 (17.78%) jQuery
5 8 (17.78%) SOAP
6 4 (8.89%) AngularJS
7 3 (6.67%) Spring MVC
8 2 (4.44%) .NET
8 2 (4.44%) CSS3
8 2 (4.44%) HTML5
8 2 (4.44%) Web Services
8 2 (4.44%) XML
9 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (2.22%) Entity Framework
9 1 (2.22%) Laravel
9 1 (2.22%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) DataPower
1 9 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (6.67%) PMI
3 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.22%) User Experience
4 1 (2.22%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (24.44%) Linux
2 2 (4.44%) VMS
3 1 (2.22%) Android
3 1 (2.22%) CentOS
3 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Unix
3 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (66.67%) DevOps
2 26 (57.78%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (40.00%) TDD
4 17 (37.78%) Test Automation
5 16 (35.56%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (33.33%) BDD
7 14 (31.11%) User Stories
8 12 (26.67%) E-Commerce
8 12 (26.67%) Scrum
9 11 (24.44%) Kanban
9 11 (24.44%) Microservices
10 9 (20.00%) Analytics
10 9 (20.00%) Web Development
11 8 (17.78%) B2C
12 7 (15.56%) API Development
13 6 (13.33%) Continuous Deployment
14 5 (11.11%) MVC
14 5 (11.11%) Waterfall
15 4 (8.89%) Change Control
15 4 (8.89%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 30 (66.67%) Java
2 15 (33.33%) SQL
3 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (17.78%) Python
5 5 (11.11%) Groovy
6 2 (4.44%) C#
7 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.22%) C++
7 1 (2.22%) PHP
7 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.67%) Chartered Engineer
2 3 (6.67%) CISSP
2 3 (6.67%) CITP
2 3 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (6.67%) Degree
2 3 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (6.67%) Master's Degree
2 3 (6.67%) PMI Certification
2 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (4.44%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (24.44%) QA
2 3 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (13.33%) Docker
2 6 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.22%) VirtualBox
4 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 2 (4.44%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.22%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (2.22%) HockeyApp
3 1 (2.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) Oracle
2 11 (24.44%) Atlassian
2 11 (24.44%) hybris
3 9 (20.00%) Adobe
3 9 (20.00%) F5
3 9 (20.00%) Green Hat
3 9 (20.00%) IBM
4 6 (13.33%) VMware
5 5 (11.11%) Citrix
5 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.22%) Red Hat