Period
to 13 December 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 13 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 West
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 167 153 162
Rank change year-on-year -14 +9 +50
Contract jobs citing Bitbucket 67 45 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.04% 0.80% 0.69%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.51% 4.99% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 32 30
South West median daily rate £450 £474 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.01% +35.36% +3.70%
10th Percentile £339 £400 £315
90th Percentile £591 £610 £540
England median daily rate £500 £488 £500
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +42.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
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 West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,216 902 951
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 18.80% 16.07% 16.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 786 567 661
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 £575 £525 £531
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 36 40
South West median hourly rate £43.63 £41.83 £41.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.30% +0.18% +0.60%
10th Percentile £36.25 £32.75 £24.72
90th Percentile £49.63 £54.50 £52.20
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.75
% change year-on-year - +4.29% +1.88%

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 13 December 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 13 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
Wiltshire +2 30 £488 +30.43% 1
Devon +6 8 £325 -18.75% 4
Gloucestershire -3 8 £458 - 8
Dorset - 6 - - 1
Somerset -16 4 £445 -1.11% 5
Bristol -39 4 £400 -27.27% 1
Cornwall - 1 - - 1
Bitbucket
England

For the 6 months to 13 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 West region with a requirement for Bitbucket.

1 49 (73.13%) Git (software)
2 37 (55.22%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (43.28%) TDD
4 26 (38.81%) HTML
5 23 (34.33%) JIRA
5 23 (34.33%) BDD
6 21 (31.34%) .NET
6 21 (31.34%) Linux
7 20 (29.85%) Atlassian
7 20 (29.85%) Test Automation
8 17 (25.37%) React
9 16 (23.88%) JavaScript
10 15 (22.39%) Selenium
10 15 (22.39%) Web Development
10 15 (22.39%) Jenkins
10 15 (22.39%) WebStorm
10 15 (22.39%) Cucumber
10 15 (22.39%) HTML5
10 15 (22.39%) Sass
11 14 (20.90%) Docker
11 14 (20.90%) Microservices
11 14 (20.90%) CSS
12 13 (19.40%) Python
12 13 (19.40%) REST
13 12 (17.91%) Confluence
13 12 (17.91%) Terraform
13 12 (17.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 12 (17.91%) npm
14 11 (16.42%) QA
14 11 (16.42%) Java

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 12 (17.91%) Confluence
2 6 (8.96%) Mule
3 3 (4.48%) Drupal
4 2 (2.99%) CMS
4 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.49%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.91%) npm
2 11 (16.42%) GitHub
3 10 (14.93%) Apigee
3 10 (14.93%) Sauce Labs
4 8 (11.94%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (8.96%) NuGet
6 5 (7.46%) OpenShift
7 3 (4.48%) Amazon S3
7 3 (4.48%) IaaS
8 2 (2.99%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (1.49%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) NAS
1 3 (4.48%) SAN
2 1 (1.49%) Firewall
2 1 (1.49%) HTTP
2 1 (1.49%) SMS
2 1 (1.49%) SSL
2 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.43%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.45%) MySQL
2 7 (10.45%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.48%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.49%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.49%) Big Data
4 1 (1.49%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 49 (73.13%) Git (software)
2 23 (34.33%) JIRA
3 15 (22.39%) Cucumber
3 15 (22.39%) Jenkins
3 15 (22.39%) Selenium
3 15 (22.39%) WebStorm
4 12 (17.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 10 (14.93%) JMeter
6 8 (11.94%) Maven
6 8 (11.94%) SonarQube
7 7 (10.45%) TeamCity
8 6 (8.96%) Ant
8 6 (8.96%) Cobertura
8 6 (8.96%) Gradle
9 5 (7.46%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (5.97%) CF BOSH
10 4 (5.97%) GitLab
10 4 (5.97%) Visual Studio Code
11 2 (2.99%) Subversion
12 1 (1.49%) NUnit
General
1 11 (16.42%) Finance
2 10 (14.93%) Banking
3 6 (8.96%) Back Office
4 3 (4.48%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.49%) Electronics
6 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.49%) Law
6 1 (1.49%) Marketing
6 1 (1.49%) Retail
6 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (62.69%) Developer
2 8 (11.94%) UI Developer
3 7 (10.45%) Web Developer
4 6 (8.96%) Architect
4 6 (8.96%) Hybris Developer
4 6 (8.96%) Java Developer
4 6 (8.96%) Senior Developer
5 4 (5.97%) .NET Developer
5 4 (5.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) C# Developer
6 3 (4.48%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (4.48%) Technical Architect
7 2 (2.99%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) DevOps Architect
7 2 (2.99%) E-Commerce Developer
7 2 (2.99%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (2.99%) Java E-Commerce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (38.81%) HTML
2 21 (31.34%) .NET
3 17 (25.37%) React
4 15 (22.39%) HTML5
4 15 (22.39%) Sass
5 14 (20.90%) CSS
6 13 (19.40%) REST
7 11 (16.42%) AngularJS
8 10 (14.93%) .NET Core
9 7 (10.45%) SOAP
9 7 (10.45%) Swagger
9 7 (10.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (8.96%) jQuery
10 6 (8.96%) Laravel
10 6 (8.96%) Node.js
10 6 (8.96%) Spring
10 6 (8.96%) Zend Framework
11 5 (7.46%) RAML
11 5 (7.46%) YAML
12 4 (5.97%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.46%) Fintech
2 5 (7.46%) User Experience
3 4 (5.97%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (5.97%) Public Cloud
4 3 (4.48%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (4.48%) Replication
5 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.99%) PMI
5 2 (2.99%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.49%) Life Science
6 1 (1.49%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 21 (31.34%) Linux
2 5 (7.46%) Windows
3 3 (4.48%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.49%) Android
4 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.49%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (55.22%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (43.28%) TDD
3 23 (34.33%) BDD
4 20 (29.85%) Test Automation
5 15 (22.39%) Web Development
6 14 (20.90%) Microservices
7 11 (16.42%) DevOps
8 10 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (14.93%) Software Engineering
9 9 (13.43%) API Development
10 8 (11.94%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (11.94%) Scrum
11 6 (8.96%) B2C
11 6 (8.96%) Configuration Management
11 6 (8.96%) E-Commerce
11 6 (8.96%) SOLID
12 5 (7.46%) Innovative Thinking
12 5 (7.46%) Mentoring
13 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 4 (5.97%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.88%) JavaScript
2 13 (19.40%) Python
3 11 (16.42%) C#
3 11 (16.42%) Java
4 10 (14.93%) Bash Shell
4 10 (14.93%) PHP
5 6 (8.96%) PowerShell
6 4 (5.97%) Ruby
7 3 (4.48%) SQL
8 2 (2.99%) C
8 2 (2.99%) F#
8 2 (2.99%) Go
8 2 (2.99%) Java 8
8 2 (2.99%) Scala
9 1 (1.49%) C++
9 1 (1.49%) ES6
9 1 (1.49%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.49%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (10.45%) Degree
2 5 (7.46%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.48%) CISSP
4 3 (4.48%) MCSA
5 2 (2.99%) Chartered Engineer
5 2 (2.99%) CITP
5 2 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (2.99%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.49%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.49%) GIAC
6 1 (1.49%) Linux+ Certification
6 1 (1.49%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.49%) SANS
6 1 (1.49%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.42%) QA
2 2 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (20.90%) Docker
2 4 (5.97%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.49%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (17.91%) Terraform
2 10 (14.93%) Kubernetes
3 5 (7.46%) Grafana
3 5 (7.46%) Puppet
4 4 (5.97%) Ansible
4 4 (5.97%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.99%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.49%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (1.49%) Salt
Vendors
1 20 (29.85%) Atlassian
2 10 (14.93%) Splunk
3 8 (11.94%) AppDynamics
4 6 (8.96%) hybris
4 6 (8.96%) Zend
5 5 (7.46%) Microsoft
5 5 (7.46%) Veracode
6 4 (5.97%) SaltStack
7 2 (2.99%) Adobe
7 2 (2.99%) Omniture
8 1 (1.49%) Oracle
8 1 (1.49%) SAP