Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 166 191
Rank change year-on-year +26 +25 +18
Contract jobs citing Bitbucket 59 36 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.10% 0.65% 0.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.02% 3.61% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 26 9
South West median daily rate £479 £445 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.58% -6.32% +11.76%
10th Percentile £375 £339 £331
90th Percentile £575 £644 £565
England median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £66.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year +66.25% - -

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 980 997 867
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 18.29% 18.00% 14.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 599 596 563
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £306 £300 £276
90th Percentile £563 £516 £535
England median daily rate £475 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +6.74% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 46 58
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £43.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +13.67%
10th Percentile £35.25 £34.50 £31.10
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.38 £48.55
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 +17 28 £479 -2.79% 3
Gloucestershire +10 13 £525 +27.27% 9
Bristol -7 5 £400 -13.51% 9
Devon - 5 £375 -
Somerset +7 3 £558 +21.86% 3
Bitbucket
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 38 (64.41%) Git (software)
2 35 (59.32%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (50.85%) JIRA
4 25 (42.37%) Jenkins
5 23 (38.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 22 (37.29%) Linux
7 21 (35.59%) Java
7 21 (35.59%) DevOps
8 20 (33.90%) Docker
8 20 (33.90%) Microservices
8 20 (33.90%) REST
8 20 (33.90%) HTML
9 19 (32.20%) Spring
9 19 (32.20%) Atlassian
10 18 (30.51%) Confluence
10 18 (30.51%) Scrum
11 17 (28.81%) Cucumber
11 17 (28.81%) BDD
11 17 (28.81%) Selenium
12 15 (25.42%) Test Automation
12 15 (25.42%) JavaScript
12 15 (25.42%) .NET
13 14 (23.73%) TDD
13 14 (23.73%) Kubernetes
14 13 (22.03%) AngularJS
14 13 (22.03%) Sauce Labs
14 13 (22.03%) npm
14 13 (22.03%) Finance
14 13 (22.03%) Software Engineering
14 13 (22.03%) Web Development

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 18 (30.51%) Confluence
2 4 (6.78%) Mule
3 3 (5.08%) Drupal
4 2 (3.39%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.03%) npm
1 13 (22.03%) Sauce Labs
2 8 (13.56%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (13.56%) NuGet
3 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (6.78%) GitHub
4 4 (6.78%) OpenShift
5 3 (5.08%) CloudFront
6 2 (3.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (1.69%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (1.69%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.69%) Datadog
7 1 (1.69%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.47%) MySQL
2 5 (8.47%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.78%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.08%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (3.39%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 38 (64.41%) Git (software)
2 30 (50.85%) JIRA
3 25 (42.37%) Jenkins
4 23 (38.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 17 (28.81%) Cucumber
5 17 (28.81%) Selenium
6 12 (20.34%) SonarQube
7 11 (18.64%) JUnit
8 10 (16.95%) JMeter
8 10 (16.95%) Maven
8 10 (16.95%) WebStorm
9 8 (13.56%) Sonatype Nexus
10 7 (11.86%) EasyMock
11 4 (6.78%) Ant
11 4 (6.78%) Cobertura
11 4 (6.78%) Eclipse
11 4 (6.78%) Gradle
11 4 (6.78%) TeamCity
11 4 (6.78%) Visual Studio Code
12 2 (3.39%) Artifactory
General
1 13 (22.03%) Finance
2 6 (10.17%) Back Office
3 4 (6.78%) Banking
4 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.69%) Electronics
5 1 (1.69%) Marketing
5 1 (1.69%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (62.71%) Developer
2 12 (20.34%) Java Developer
3 7 (11.86%) UI Developer
4 6 (10.17%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Architect
5 5 (8.47%) Full Stack Developer
5 5 (8.47%) React Developer
6 4 (6.78%) .NET Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Automation Test Lead
6 4 (6.78%) Hybris Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Test Leader
6 4 (6.78%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.08%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.08%) DevOps Architect
7 3 (5.08%) DV Cleared Java Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.39%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (33.90%) HTML
1 20 (33.90%) REST
2 19 (32.20%) Spring
3 15 (25.42%) .NET
4 13 (22.03%) AngularJS
5 12 (20.34%) React
6 11 (18.64%) CSS
7 9 (15.25%) HTML5
7 9 (15.25%) Sass
8 8 (13.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (11.86%) EJB
9 7 (11.86%) jQuery
9 7 (11.86%) JSF
10 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET
11 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (8.47%) JSON
11 5 (8.47%) Laravel
11 5 (8.47%) Web Services
11 5 (8.47%) YAML
11 5 (8.47%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.86%) Wiki
3 6 (10.17%) RIA
4 3 (5.08%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (3.39%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.69%) Life Science
6 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (37.29%) Linux
2 7 (11.86%) CentOS
2 7 (11.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (59.32%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (35.59%) DevOps
3 20 (33.90%) Microservices
4 18 (30.51%) Scrum
5 17 (28.81%) BDD
6 15 (25.42%) Test Automation
7 14 (23.73%) TDD
8 13 (22.03%) Software Engineering
8 13 (22.03%) Web Development
9 9 (15.25%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (13.56%) Open Source
10 8 (13.56%) Software Delivery
11 7 (11.86%) Integration Testing
11 7 (11.86%) OO
11 7 (11.86%) OOD
12 6 (10.17%) Cybersecurity
12 6 (10.17%) MVC
13 5 (8.47%) B2C
13 5 (8.47%) Configuration Management
13 5 (8.47%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 21 (35.59%) Java
2 15 (25.42%) JavaScript
3 12 (20.34%) C#
4 9 (15.25%) Python
5 8 (13.56%) Bash Shell
5 8 (13.56%) PHP
6 6 (10.17%) TypeScript
7 5 (8.47%) Java 8
8 4 (6.78%) SQL
9 2 (3.39%) F#
9 2 (3.39%) Scala
10 1 (1.69%) C++
10 1 (1.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (11.86%) DV Cleared
1 7 (11.86%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.78%) Degree
3 1 (1.69%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) QA
System Software
1 20 (33.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (23.73%) Kubernetes
2 9 (15.25%) Terraform
3 7 (11.86%) Grafana
4 2 (3.39%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (1.69%) Ansible
5 1 (1.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (32.20%) Atlassian
2 8 (13.56%) AppDynamics
2 8 (13.56%) Splunk
3 7 (11.86%) Red Hat
3 7 (11.86%) Veracode
4 5 (8.47%) Apigee
4 5 (8.47%) hybris
4 5 (8.47%) Zend
5 2 (3.39%) Oracle
5 2 (3.39%) SAP