Period
to 18 October 2018

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 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 West
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 147 168 179
Rank change year-on-year +21 +11 +28
Contract jobs citing Bitbucket 74 40 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.22% 0.73% 0.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.46% 4.29% 3.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 25 23
South West median daily rate £475 £473 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.53% +14.55% +5.43%
10th Percentile £350 £364 £318
90th Percentile £588 £610 £563
England median daily rate £500 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +42.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
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 West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,146 933 994
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 18.94% 16.92% 17.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 729 560 688
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £563 £500 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 37 43
South West median hourly rate £43.75 £42.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +1.19% +2.44%
10th Percentile £35.25 £32.80 £26.42
90th Percentile £50.00 £53.65 £51.33
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 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 October 2018.

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 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
Wiltshire +13 35 £489 +40.83%
Gloucestershire +12 11 £525 - 3
Devon - 8 £325 - 4
Dorset - 6 - - 2
Bristol -25 4 £400 -23.81% 6
Somerset -14 2 - - 4
Cornwall - 1 - - 1
Bitbucket
England

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

1 53 (71.62%) Git (software)
2 45 (60.81%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (40.54%) TDD
4 27 (36.49%) JIRA
4 27 (36.49%) HTML
4 27 (36.49%) Linux
5 25 (33.78%) BDD
6 22 (29.73%) .NET
7 21 (28.38%) React
8 20 (27.03%) Atlassian
9 19 (25.68%) Jenkins
10 18 (24.32%) Sass
10 18 (24.32%) Microservices
10 18 (24.32%) Test Automation
11 17 (22.97%) HTML5
11 17 (22.97%) Docker
11 17 (22.97%) WebStorm
11 17 (22.97%) JavaScript
12 16 (21.62%) Python
12 16 (21.62%) Cucumber
12 16 (21.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 15 (20.27%) Confluence
13 15 (20.27%) Selenium
14 14 (18.92%) Web Development
14 14 (18.92%) Finance
14 14 (18.92%) Java
14 14 (18.92%) REST
14 14 (18.92%) DevOps
14 14 (18.92%) Terraform
14 14 (18.92%) npm

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 15 (20.27%) Confluence
2 4 (5.41%) Mule
3 3 (4.05%) Drupal
4 2 (2.70%) CMS
4 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.35%) Apache
5 1 (1.35%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 14 (18.92%) npm
2 13 (17.57%) Sauce Labs
3 12 (16.22%) Apigee
4 9 (12.16%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (12.16%) GitHub
5 8 (10.81%) NuGet
6 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (8.11%) OpenShift
7 3 (4.05%) Amazon S3
7 3 (4.05%) IaaS
8 2 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (1.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (1.35%) CloudFront
9 1 (1.35%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.05%) NAS
1 3 (4.05%) SAN
2 1 (1.35%) Firewall
2 1 (1.35%) HTTP
2 1 (1.35%) SMS
2 1 (1.35%) SSL
2 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.46%) MySQL
2 7 (9.46%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.05%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (2.70%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.35%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.35%) Big Data
5 1 (1.35%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 53 (71.62%) Git (software)
2 27 (36.49%) JIRA
3 19 (25.68%) Jenkins
4 17 (22.97%) WebStorm
5 16 (21.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 16 (21.62%) Cucumber
6 15 (20.27%) Selenium
7 13 (17.57%) JMeter
8 12 (16.22%) SonarQube
9 7 (9.46%) Maven
9 7 (9.46%) Sonatype Nexus
10 6 (8.11%) Visual Studio Code
11 5 (6.76%) TeamCity
12 4 (5.41%) Ant
12 4 (5.41%) CF BOSH
12 4 (5.41%) Cobertura
12 4 (5.41%) GitLab
12 4 (5.41%) Gradle
12 4 (5.41%) JUnit
13 3 (4.05%) EasyMock
General
1 14 (18.92%) Finance
2 13 (17.57%) Banking
3 5 (6.76%) Back Office
4 3 (4.05%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.35%) Electronics
6 1 (1.35%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.35%) Law
6 1 (1.35%) Marketing
6 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (62.16%) Developer
2 11 (14.86%) UI Developer
3 8 (10.81%) Architect
4 7 (9.46%) Web Developer
5 6 (8.11%) Java Developer
6 5 (6.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (6.76%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.41%) .NET Developer
7 4 (5.41%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Hybris Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) React Developer
8 3 (4.05%) Analyst
8 3 (4.05%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.05%) DevOps Architect
8 3 (4.05%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Technical Architect
9 2 (2.70%) Cloud Engineer
9 2 (2.70%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (36.49%) HTML
2 22 (29.73%) .NET
3 21 (28.38%) React
4 18 (24.32%) Sass
5 17 (22.97%) HTML5
6 14 (18.92%) REST
7 13 (17.57%) CSS
8 11 (14.86%) AngularJS
9 9 (12.16%) .NET Core
9 9 (12.16%) Spring
9 9 (12.16%) Swagger
10 7 (9.46%) jQuery
10 7 (9.46%) Node.js
10 7 (9.46%) RAML
10 7 (9.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (9.46%) YAML
11 6 (8.11%) Laravel
11 6 (8.11%) Zend Framework
12 5 (6.76%) Gherkin
12 5 (6.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.76%) Fintech
3 4 (5.41%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (5.41%) Public Cloud
3 4 (5.41%) User Experience
4 3 (4.05%) Replication
4 3 (4.05%) Wiki
5 2 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.70%) PMI
5 2 (2.70%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.35%) Life Science
6 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.35%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.35%) RIA
6 1 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 27 (36.49%) Linux
2 5 (6.76%) Windows
3 3 (4.05%) CentOS
3 3 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.05%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.35%) Android
4 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (60.81%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (40.54%) TDD
3 25 (33.78%) BDD
4 18 (24.32%) Microservices
4 18 (24.32%) Test Automation
5 14 (18.92%) DevOps
5 14 (18.92%) Web Development
6 12 (16.22%) Scrum
6 12 (16.22%) Software Engineering
7 8 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (10.81%) SOLID
8 7 (9.46%) API Development
8 7 (9.46%) Configuration Management
9 6 (8.11%) Mentoring
10 5 (6.76%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (6.76%) Innovative Thinking
10 5 (6.76%) Integration Testing
10 5 (6.76%) Software Delivery
11 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.97%) JavaScript
2 16 (21.62%) Python
3 14 (18.92%) Java
4 12 (16.22%) Bash Shell
5 11 (14.86%) C#
6 10 (13.51%) PHP
7 6 (8.11%) PowerShell
8 4 (5.41%) Ruby
9 3 (4.05%) F#
9 3 (4.05%) Scala
9 3 (4.05%) SQL
10 2 (2.70%) C
10 2 (2.70%) C++
10 2 (2.70%) Go
10 2 (2.70%) Java 8
10 2 (2.70%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.35%) ES6
11 1 (1.35%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.46%) Degree
3 4 (5.41%) DV Cleared
3 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.05%) CISSP
4 3 (4.05%) MCSA
5 2 (2.70%) Chartered Engineer
5 2 (2.70%) CITP
5 2 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (2.70%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.35%) CCNA
6 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.35%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (1.35%) MCSE
6 1 (1.35%) SANS
6 1 (1.35%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.16%) QA
2 2 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (22.97%) Docker
2 4 (5.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.35%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (18.92%) Terraform
2 13 (17.57%) Kubernetes
3 7 (9.46%) Grafana
4 5 (6.76%) Puppet
5 4 (5.41%) Ansible
5 4 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.70%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.35%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (1.35%) Salt
Vendors
1 20 (27.03%) Atlassian
2 13 (17.57%) Splunk
3 11 (14.86%) AppDynamics
4 7 (9.46%) Veracode
5 6 (8.11%) Zend
6 5 (6.76%) Microsoft
7 4 (5.41%) hybris
7 4 (5.41%) SaltStack
8 3 (4.05%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.70%) Adobe
9 2 (2.70%) Omniture
9 2 (2.70%) Oracle
10 1 (1.35%) SAP