Period
to 23 January 2020

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 23 January 2020 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
23 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 126 179 145
Rank change year-on-year +53 -34 +13
Contract jobs citing Bitbucket 92 60 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.57% 0.93% 0.91%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.48% 4.90% 5.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 31 36
South West median daily rate £500 £500 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.90% +37.50%
10th Percentile £398 £313 £400
90th Percentile £575 £625 £600
England median daily rate £500 £525 £494
% change year-on-year -4.76% +6.33% -0.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £41.50 £50.00 £55.75
% change year-on-year -17.00% -10.31% +31.18%

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 1,085 1,225 859
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 18.53% 19.06% 16.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 680 801 556
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +8.00%
10th Percentile £330 £313 £306
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
England median daily rate £475 £488 £473
% change year-on-year -2.56% +3.17% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 57 25
South West median hourly rate £45.50 £45.00 £41.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.11% +9.36% -0.84%
10th Percentile £35.00 £36.75 £35.50
90th Percentile £52.63 £54.75 £48.75
England median hourly rate £41.50 £42.75 £44.00
% change year-on-year -2.92% -2.84% +7.98%

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 23 January 2020.

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 23 January 2020. 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 +27 63 £500 -2.44% 3
Gloucestershire +26 20 £450 - 2
Somerset +4 4 - - 1
Bristol +12 3 £494 +2.60% 6
Dorset -4 1 - - 3
Devon -6 1 £523 +60.92% 2
Bitbucket
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2020, 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 72 (78.26%) JIRA
2 43 (46.74%) Security Cleared
3 41 (44.57%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (42.39%) SC Cleared
5 34 (36.96%) Git (software)
6 33 (35.87%) PowerShell
7 30 (32.61%) DevOps
8 29 (31.52%) Confluence
9 28 (30.43%) VMware
10 26 (28.26%) Scrum
10 26 (28.26%) Jenkins
11 25 (27.17%) REST
11 25 (27.17%) Python
12 22 (23.91%) Docker
13 20 (21.74%) Application Packaging
14 18 (19.57%) Java
14 18 (19.57%) Software Engineering
15 17 (18.48%) Atlassian
15 17 (18.48%) Linux
16 16 (17.39%) Ansible
16 16 (17.39%) Windows
16 16 (17.39%) PowerCLI
17 15 (16.30%) SQL
17 15 (16.30%) Microservices
17 15 (16.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 14 (15.22%) Windows Server
18 14 (15.22%) vCenter Server
18 14 (15.22%) VMware NSX
19 13 (14.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 13 (14.13%) Continuous Integration

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 29 (31.52%) Confluence
2 9 (9.78%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (9.78%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.17%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.17%) ColdFusion
3 2 (2.17%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.09%) CMS
4 1 (1.09%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.09%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.09%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.13%) AWS
2 9 (9.78%) Azure
3 7 (7.61%) GitHub
4 6 (6.52%) Serverless
5 4 (4.35%) GCP
6 3 (3.26%) OpenShift
7 2 (2.17%) Apigee
7 2 (2.17%) Slack
8 1 (1.09%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.09%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.09%) IaaS
8 1 (1.09%) NuGet
8 1 (1.09%) Office 365
8 1 (1.09%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (1.09%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.78%) Skype
2 8 (8.70%) DHCP
2 8 (8.70%) DNS
3 3 (3.26%) Wireshark
4 2 (2.17%) Firewall
4 2 (2.17%) HTTPS
4 2 (2.17%) SSL
4 2 (2.17%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.09%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.09%) NAS
5 1 (1.09%) NX-OS
5 1 (1.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.87%) MongoDB
1 10 (10.87%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (3.26%) MySQL
2 3 (3.26%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.17%) Big Data
4 1 (1.09%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 72 (78.26%) JIRA
2 34 (36.96%) Git (software)
3 26 (28.26%) Jenkins
4 15 (16.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 10 (10.87%) Maven
6 6 (6.52%) GitLab
7 4 (4.35%) Bitbucket Server
7 4 (4.35%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.17%) git-flow
8 2 (2.17%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.09%) CF BOSH
9 1 (1.09%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.09%) Postman
9 1 (1.09%) REST Assured
9 1 (1.09%) Selenium
9 1 (1.09%) SonarQube
9 1 (1.09%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.09%) Subversion
9 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.09%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (5.43%) Finance
2 3 (3.26%) Military
2 3 (3.26%) Public Sector
3 2 (2.17%) Law
4 1 (1.09%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.09%) Banking
4 1 (1.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (20.65%) Developer
2 17 (18.48%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (18.48%) PowerShell Engineer
3 14 (15.22%) Automation Engineer
4 10 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (10.87%) Java Developer
4 10 (10.87%) Python Engineer
5 8 (8.70%) Architect
6 7 (7.61%) Deployment Manager
6 7 (7.61%) Python Software Engineer
6 7 (7.61%) Software Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) Senior Automation Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.35%) Test Manager
9 3 (3.26%) Consultant
9 3 (3.26%) Integration Engineer
9 3 (3.26%) SQL Developer
9 3 (3.26%) Test and Integration Engineer
9 3 (3.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (27.17%) REST
2 12 (13.04%) Spring
3 9 (9.78%) GraphQL
3 9 (9.78%) HTML
3 9 (9.78%) jQuery
3 9 (9.78%) Vue.js
4 5 (5.43%) .NET
4 5 (5.43%) Node.js
5 4 (4.35%) React
6 3 (3.26%) XML
7 2 (2.17%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.17%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.17%) CSS
7 2 (2.17%) CSS3
7 2 (2.17%) JSON
7 2 (2.17%) SAML
7 2 (2.17%) Sass
7 2 (2.17%) Spring Boot
7 2 (2.17%) Spring MVC
7 2 (2.17%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.70%) PKI
2 5 (5.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 4 (4.35%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.26%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.17%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.09%) CCTV
6 1 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.48%) Linux
2 16 (17.39%) Windows
3 14 (15.22%) Windows Server
4 11 (11.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.35%) CentOS
5 4 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.17%) Android
6 2 (2.17%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.09%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (44.57%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (32.61%) DevOps
3 26 (28.26%) Scrum
4 20 (21.74%) Application Packaging
5 18 (19.57%) Software Engineering
6 15 (16.30%) Microservices
7 13 (14.13%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (14.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 12 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (10.87%) Kanban
10 9 (9.78%) Scaled Agile Framework
11 8 (8.70%) Migration
11 8 (8.70%) Web Development
12 7 (7.61%) Task Automation
13 6 (6.52%) Data Migration
13 6 (6.52%) Integration Testing
13 6 (6.52%) Problem-Solving
13 6 (6.52%) Virtual Environments
14 5 (5.43%) Process Improvement
14 5 (5.43%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 33 (35.87%) PowerShell
2 25 (27.17%) Python
3 18 (19.57%) Java
4 15 (16.30%) SQL
5 12 (13.04%) JavaScript
6 10 (10.87%) Java 8
7 6 (6.52%) Bash Shell
7 6 (6.52%) T-SQL
8 5 (5.43%) C
8 5 (5.43%) C++
9 4 (4.35%) C#
9 4 (4.35%) Groovy
10 2 (2.17%) PHP
10 2 (2.17%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.09%) Apex Code
11 1 (1.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 43 (46.74%) Security Cleared
2 39 (42.39%) SC Cleared
3 13 (14.13%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.26%) Degree
4 3 (3.26%) ISEB
4 3 (3.26%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.26%) SANS
5 2 (2.17%) CCNA
5 2 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.17%) CISSP
5 2 (2.17%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (2.17%) GIAC
5 2 (2.17%) Linux+ Certification
5 2 (2.17%) MCSE
5 2 (2.17%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (2.17%) SSCP
6 1 (1.09%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) NCSC
2 1 (1.09%) NIST
System Software
1 22 (23.91%) Docker
2 14 (15.22%) VMware NSX
3 13 (14.13%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (10.87%) Active Directory
5 6 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (17.39%) Ansible
1 16 (17.39%) PowerCLI
2 14 (15.22%) vCenter Server
3 12 (13.04%) Kubernetes
4 6 (6.52%) Terraform
5 3 (3.26%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.17%) Packer
6 2 (2.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (30.43%) VMware
2 17 (18.48%) Atlassian
3 13 (14.13%) Microsoft
4 12 (13.04%) Salesforce.com
5 11 (11.96%) Cisco
5 11 (11.96%) Oracle
6 5 (5.43%) Altera
6 5 (5.43%) Xilinx
7 4 (4.35%) Google
7 4 (4.35%) Red Hat
8 3 (3.26%) Progress
8 3 (3.26%) RedGate
9 2 (2.17%) Sony
10 1 (1.09%) Adobe
10 1 (1.09%) Pega
10 1 (1.09%) SaltStack