Period
to 19 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 19 July 2019 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
UK
6 months to
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 295 380 432
Rank change year-on-year +85 +52 +276
Contract jobs citing Bitbucket 802 651 464
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.86% 0.63% 0.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.43% 3.14% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 401 338
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £345 £338
90th Percentile £648 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £439 £440
% change year-on-year +6.04% -0.34% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 3
UK median hourly rate £44.00 £66.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.83% +66.25% -
10th Percentile £38.31 £54.38 £21.60
90th Percentile £47.30 £67.25 £46.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £66.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year - +51.14% -

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 with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 18,097 20,744 16,739
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.42% 20.05% 17.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,884 14,255 11,396
UK median daily rate £475 £468 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.60% +6.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £331 £319 £306
90th Percentile £638 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 309 239 335
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.18% - -
10th Percentile £27.15 £26.45 £28.75
90th Percentile £55.00 £60.19 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +1.18% - -

Bitbucket
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Bitbucket as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Bitbucket in the UK

Bitbucket
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Bitbucket in the UK

Bitbucket
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Bitbucket over the 6 months to 19 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Bitbucket in the UK

Bitbucket
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bitbucket.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Bitbucket in the UK

Bitbucket
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bitbucket within the UK over the 6 months to 19 July 2019. 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
England +88 762 £500 +5.26% 185
UK excluding London +20 422 £465 +6.04% 133
London +119 368 £538 -2.27% 73
South East +48 149 £450 +5.88% 34
Midlands +43 83 £425 +2.41% 22
South West +2 77 £500 +4.44% 21
North of England +8 65 £500 +13.19% 33
East Midlands +50 43 £444 +13.78% 14
West Midlands +1 40 £410 -3.53% 8
North West -7 34 £505 +18.82% 26
Yorkshire +18 24 £513 +13.89% 3
Scotland +7 22 £463 +8.82% 16
East of England +13 18 £438 -11.39% 2
North East +27 7 £365 - 4
Wales +2 7 £475 +7.83% 5

For the 6 months to 19 July 2019, 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 with a requirement for Bitbucket.

1 483 (60.22%) Agile Software Development
2 418 (52.12%) Git (software)
3 384 (47.88%) JIRA
4 361 (45.01%) Jenkins
5 348 (43.39%) DevOps
6 302 (37.66%) Java
7 298 (37.16%) Confluence
8 265 (33.04%) Amazon AWS
9 262 (32.67%) JavaScript
10 223 (27.81%) Continuous Integration
11 222 (27.68%) Docker
12 211 (26.31%) Test Automation
13 199 (24.81%) Linux
14 196 (24.44%) Scrum
15 195 (24.31%) Python
16 188 (23.44%) SQL
17 172 (21.45%) Atlassian
18 163 (20.32%) Web Services
19 159 (19.83%) Finance
20 157 (19.58%) TDD
21 155 (19.33%) Ansible
22 151 (18.83%) Kubernetes
23 147 (18.33%) CSS
24 143 (17.83%) Oracle
25 135 (16.83%) Terraform
26 126 (15.71%) Node.js
27 120 (14.96%) AngularJS
28 118 (14.71%) Banking
29 117 (14.59%) HTML
30 114 (14.21%) REST

Bitbucket
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 298 (37.16%) Confluence
2 46 (5.74%) Apache
3 26 (3.24%) WebLogic
4 19 (2.37%) Tomcat
5 18 (2.24%) CMS
5 18 (2.24%) SharePoint
6 16 (2.00%) JBoss
7 15 (1.87%) WebSphere
8 14 (1.75%) IIS
8 14 (1.75%) nginx
9 13 (1.62%) OpenStack
10 12 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
11 10 (1.25%) GeoServer
12 7 (0.87%) Drupal
12 7 (0.87%) EPiServer
13 6 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 5 (0.62%) SAS
15 4 (0.50%) IBM HTTP Server
15 4 (0.50%) Mule
Applications
1 5 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.12%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.12%) InVision
2 1 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (1.87%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 11 (1.37%) assyst
3 7 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.87%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.12%) HiPortfolio
4 1 (0.12%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.12%) Quorum
4 1 (0.12%) R3 Corda
4 1 (0.12%) Ripple XRP
4 1 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.12%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 265 (33.04%) Amazon AWS
2 104 (12.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 100 (12.47%) GitHub
4 55 (6.86%) OpenShift
5 50 (6.23%) Serverless
6 47 (5.86%) AWS Lambda
7 45 (5.61%) Amazon S3
8 42 (5.24%) Amazon EC2
8 42 (5.24%) SaaS
9 36 (4.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 32 (3.99%) Amazon SQS
10 32 (3.99%) Google Cloud Platform
11 26 (3.24%) AWS CloudFormation
12 25 (3.12%) Sauce Labs
13 22 (2.74%) npm
14 19 (2.37%) Amazon ECS
15 18 (2.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 18 (2.24%) IaaS
15 18 (2.24%) Salesforce Service Cloud
16 14 (1.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.49%) HTTP
2 16 (2.00%) DNS
3 11 (1.37%) TCP/IP
4 10 (1.25%) Internet
5 8 (1.00%) SSH
5 8 (1.00%) SSL
6 7 (0.87%) BIG-IP
6 7 (0.87%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 7 (0.87%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 6 (0.75%) FTP
7 6 (0.75%) SMTP
8 5 (0.62%) Firewall
8 5 (0.62%) Network Security
8 5 (0.62%) VPN
9 3 (0.37%) DHCP
9 3 (0.37%) tcpdump
9 3 (0.37%) VLAN
10 2 (0.25%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (0.25%) RTP
11 1 (0.12%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (13.34%) SQL Server
2 52 (6.48%) NoSQL
3 48 (5.99%) Amazon RDS
3 48 (5.99%) MongoDB
4 41 (5.11%) PostgreSQL
5 36 (4.49%) MySQL
6 33 (4.11%) Amazon Redshift
7 31 (3.87%) Apache Cassandra
8 29 (3.62%) Relational Database
9 22 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
10 20 (2.49%) Hadoop
11 16 (2.00%) Big Data
11 16 (2.00%) Pentaho
12 15 (1.87%) Oracle Database
13 10 (1.25%) Blockchain
13 10 (1.25%) GIS
13 10 (1.25%) RDBMS
14 9 (1.12%) Azure SQL Database
14 9 (1.12%) Redis
15 8 (1.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 418 (52.12%) Git (software)
2 384 (47.88%) JIRA
3 361 (45.01%) Jenkins
4 101 (12.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 81 (10.10%) TeamCity
6 75 (9.35%) Maven
7 74 (9.23%) GitLab
8 73 (9.10%) Selenium
9 65 (8.10%) webpack
10 49 (6.11%) Artifactory
11 45 (5.61%) SonarQube
12 43 (5.36%) Sonatype Nexus
13 41 (5.11%) Eclipse
14 39 (4.86%) Travis CI
15 38 (4.74%) Cucumber
16 35 (4.36%) JUnit
17 28 (3.49%) Sourcetree
18 27 (3.37%) Mockito
19 26 (3.24%) Octopus Deploy
20 25 (3.12%) Pylint
General
1 159 (19.83%) Finance
2 118 (14.71%) Banking
3 22 (2.74%) Investment Banking
4 17 (2.12%) Financial Institution
5 16 (2.00%) Retail
6 11 (1.37%) Marketing
6 11 (1.37%) Retail Banking
7 9 (1.12%) Games
8 8 (1.00%) Law
9 5 (0.62%) Billing
10 4 (0.50%) Back Office
11 3 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.37%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.25%) Front Office
13 1 (0.12%) German Language
13 1 (0.12%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 406 (50.62%) Developer
2 142 (17.71%) DevOps Engineer
3 76 (9.48%) Java Developer
4 64 (7.98%) Angular Developer
5 54 (6.73%) JavaScript Developer
6 53 (6.61%) AWS Engineer
7 47 (5.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 41 (5.11%) Python Developer
9 37 (4.61%) Full Stack Developer
10 35 (4.36%) JavaScript Engineer
11 33 (4.11%) Tester
11 33 (4.11%) UI Developer
12 32 (3.99%) Lead Developer
13 30 (3.74%) Automation Engineer
13 30 (3.74%) Salesforce Developer
13 30 (3.74%) UI Engineer
14 25 (3.12%) Senior Developer
15 24 (2.99%) C# Developer
16 23 (2.87%) .NET Developer
17 22 (2.74%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (20.32%) Web Services
2 147 (18.33%) CSS
3 126 (15.71%) Node.js
4 120 (14.96%) AngularJS
5 117 (14.59%) HTML
6 114 (14.21%) REST
7 106 (13.22%) .NET
8 83 (10.35%) RESTful
9 82 (10.22%) Redux
10 78 (9.73%) JSON
10 78 (9.73%) React
11 75 (9.35%) Spring
12 74 (9.23%) Sass
13 63 (7.86%) HTML5
14 58 (7.23%) J2EE
15 52 (6.48%) ASP.NET
16 50 (6.23%) jQuery
17 45 (5.61%) SOAP
18 44 (5.49%) CSS3
19 39 (4.86%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 45 (5.61%) User Experience
2 31 (3.87%) Linux Command Line
3 29 (3.62%) Enterprise Software
4 27 (3.37%) Mobile App
5 25 (3.12%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (2.12%) Public Cloud
6 17 (2.12%) Wiki
7 15 (1.87%) Greenfield Project
8 14 (1.75%) Client/Server
8 14 (1.75%) Data Centre
9 9 (1.12%) Algorithms
9 9 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
9 9 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (0.75%) Bitcoin
10 6 (0.75%) Cloud Native
10 6 (0.75%) EPoS
11 5 (0.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 5 (0.62%) Online Games
12 4 (0.50%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.50%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 199 (24.81%) Linux
2 104 (12.97%) Windows
3 82 (10.22%) Unix
4 41 (5.11%) Windows Server
5 23 (2.87%) CentOS
6 17 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (1.75%) Android
8 13 (1.62%) Apple iOS
8 13 (1.62%) Windows 10
9 10 (1.25%) Ubuntu
9 10 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (1.00%) Mac OS X
10 8 (1.00%) Solaris
11 7 (0.87%) CoreOS
11 7 (0.87%) Debian
12 6 (0.75%) Mac OS
13 5 (0.62%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.37%) Amazon Linux
14 3 (0.37%) Fedora
15 2 (0.25%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 483 (60.22%) Agile Software Development
2 348 (43.39%) DevOps
3 223 (27.81%) Continuous Integration
4 211 (26.31%) Test Automation
5 196 (24.44%) Scrum
6 157 (19.58%) TDD
7 112 (13.97%) Microservices
8 98 (12.22%) Deployment Automation
9 91 (11.35%) Configuration Management
10 88 (10.97%) SDLC
11 84 (10.47%) Open Source
12 79 (9.85%) Problem-Solving
13 77 (9.60%) Software Engineering
14 76 (9.48%) Web Development
15 74 (9.23%) Kanban
16 61 (7.61%) Front End Development
17 57 (7.11%) BDD
17 57 (7.11%) Release Management
18 56 (6.98%) MVC
19 53 (6.61%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 302 (37.66%) Java
2 262 (32.67%) JavaScript
3 195 (24.31%) Python
4 188 (23.44%) SQL
5 92 (11.47%) C#
6 78 (9.73%) Bash Shell
7 74 (9.23%) PowerShell
8 56 (6.98%) ES6
8 56 (6.98%) TypeScript
9 45 (5.61%) PHP
10 37 (4.61%) Shell Script
11 32 (3.99%) Apex Code
11 32 (3.99%) Java 8
11 32 (3.99%) Ruby
12 28 (3.49%) PL/SQL
12 28 (3.49%) SOQL
13 27 (3.37%) C++
14 24 (2.99%) Groovy
15 23 (2.87%) Perl
16 22 (2.74%) ES7
Qualifications
1 89 (11.10%) Security Cleared
2 62 (7.73%) SC Cleared
3 40 (4.99%) Degree
4 14 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (1.62%) CCNA
5 13 (1.62%) Computer Science Degree
6 11 (1.37%) DV Cleared
6 11 (1.37%) ISEB
6 11 (1.37%) ISTQB
7 8 (1.00%) OCA
7 8 (1.00%) Oracle Certification
8 7 (0.87%) CCENT
8 7 (0.87%) CCNP
8 7 (0.87%) MCSA
8 7 (0.87%) MCSE
8 7 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (0.62%) AWS Certification
9 5 (0.62%) CISSP
9 5 (0.62%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (7.86%) QA
2 9 (1.12%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.50%) PSD2
4 2 (0.25%) NCSC
4 2 (0.25%) NIST
5 1 (0.12%) GDPR
5 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 222 (27.68%) Docker
2 46 (5.74%) Active Directory
3 30 (3.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (1.62%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (1.00%) Squid
5 8 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (1.00%) VMware NSX
6 7 (0.87%) Firmware
7 6 (0.75%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (0.62%) KVM
8 5 (0.62%) Xen
9 3 (0.37%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.37%) vSphere
10 2 (0.25%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.25%) HDFS
11 1 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.12%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 155 (19.33%) Ansible
2 151 (18.83%) Kubernetes
3 135 (16.83%) Terraform
4 94 (11.72%) Puppet
5 86 (10.72%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (2.12%) ZABBIX
7 14 (1.75%) Docker Swarm
8 13 (1.62%) vCenter Server
9 12 (1.50%) HAProxy
9 12 (1.50%) SCCM
10 11 (1.37%) Grafana
11 9 (1.12%) Nagios
11 9 (1.12%) Packer
11 9 (1.12%) Prometheus
11 9 (1.12%) Single Sign-On
12 8 (1.00%) Kibana
13 7 (0.87%) PowerCLI
14 5 (0.62%) Graphite
14 5 (0.62%) Salt
14 5 (0.62%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 172 (21.45%) Atlassian
2 143 (17.83%) Oracle
3 72 (8.98%) Microsoft
4 63 (7.86%) Splunk
5 54 (6.73%) Salesforce.com
6 48 (5.99%) VMware
7 36 (4.49%) MuleSoft
8 34 (4.24%) Red Hat
9 28 (3.49%) Google
10 22 (2.74%) BEA
10 22 (2.74%) Cisco
11 15 (1.87%) IBM
12 14 (1.75%) webMethods
13 13 (1.62%) Informatica
14 12 (1.50%) Cloudera
14 12 (1.50%) Cypress Semiconductor
15 11 (1.37%) WSO2
16 10 (1.25%) AppDynamics
17 9 (1.12%) SaltStack
17 9 (1.12%) TIBCO