Period
to 19 March 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 March 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 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 327 419 500
Rank change year-on-year +92 +81 +294
Contract jobs citing Bitbucket 726 568 388
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.75% 0.56% 0.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.56% 2.98% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 334 246
UK median daily rate £500 £481 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.90% +1.32% +18.75%
10th Percentile £358 £338 £324
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £458 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +1.67% - +30.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 19 1
UK median hourly rate - £61.00 £17.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +258.72% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £61.00 -

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 20,401 19,067 15,589
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.09% 18.90% 16.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,902 13,317 10,476
UK median daily rate £476 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.81% +8.82% +2.41%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 276 231 281
UK median hourly rate £42.75 £44.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.93% +8.54% -
10th Percentile £25.20 £29.00 £21.50
90th Percentile £55.00 £67.25 £54.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £44.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -1.70% +7.32% +2.50%

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 March 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 March 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 +70 690 £510 +4.62% 236
London +127 382 £550 +6.02% 77
UK excluding London +11 338 £458 +1.67% 179
South East -34 100 £450 +5.88% 46
South West -14 65 £500 +17.65% 19
North of England -12 58 £500 +8.11% 47
Midlands +31 57 £400 -8.57% 36
West Midlands +22 42 £385 +6.21% 23
North West -10 31 £500 +5.26% 24
East of England +18 27 £450 -5.26% 11
Scotland +9 21 £450 +16.13% 16
East Midlands +18 15 £431 -13.75% 13
Yorkshire -1 14 £525 +64.71% 18
North East - 13 £365 - 5
Wales +1 10 £478 +6.11% 3

For the 6 months to 19 March 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.

1 422 (58.13%) Agile Software Development
2 367 (50.55%) JIRA
3 356 (49.04%) Git (software)
4 339 (46.69%) Java
5 298 (41.05%) DevOps
6 289 (39.81%) Jenkins
7 265 (36.50%) Confluence
8 226 (31.13%) Docker
9 223 (30.72%) Amazon AWS
10 206 (28.37%) JavaScript
11 199 (27.41%) SQL
12 196 (27.00%) Python
13 194 (26.72%) Test Automation
14 179 (24.66%) Linux
15 166 (22.87%) TDD
16 162 (22.31%) Continuous Integration
17 144 (19.83%) Oracle
18 142 (19.56%) Banking
19 138 (19.01%) Scrum
19 138 (19.01%) Ansible
20 132 (18.18%) Microservices
21 130 (17.91%) REST
22 126 (17.36%) Atlassian
23 122 (16.80%) Web Services
24 120 (16.53%) Finance
24 120 (16.53%) Kubernetes
25 109 (15.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
26 108 (14.88%) Unix
26 108 (14.88%) .NET
26 108 (14.88%) Puppet

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
1 265 (36.50%) Confluence
2 45 (6.20%) WebLogic
3 32 (4.41%) Apache
4 27 (3.72%) Elasticsearch
5 26 (3.58%) CMS
6 19 (2.62%) WebSphere
7 18 (2.48%) JBoss
8 16 (2.20%) IIS
9 15 (2.07%) Cloud Foundry
10 14 (1.93%) OpenStack
11 13 (1.79%) EPiServer
11 13 (1.79%) Tomcat
12 12 (1.65%) SharePoint
13 11 (1.52%) Umbraco
14 10 (1.38%) nginx
15 9 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
16 7 (0.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 6 (0.83%) Mule
17 6 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 5 (0.69%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.14%) HipChat
4 1 (0.14%) InVision
4 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 10 (1.38%) Sentinel
2 6 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.41%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.14%) LongView
4 1 (0.14%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.14%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 223 (30.72%) Amazon AWS
2 106 (14.60%) GitHub
3 95 (13.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 58 (7.99%) SaaS
5 40 (5.51%) PaaS
6 33 (4.55%) OpenShift
7 27 (3.72%) Google Cloud Platform
8 25 (3.44%) npm
9 24 (3.31%) Datadog
10 20 (2.75%) Amazon EC2
10 20 (2.75%) AWS CloudFormation
11 18 (2.48%) IaaS
12 16 (2.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 16 (2.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 14 (1.93%) Sauce Labs
14 13 (1.79%) Amazon S3
15 10 (1.38%) Serverless
16 9 (1.24%) Apigee
16 9 (1.24%) Google App Engine
16 9 (1.24%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 35 (4.82%) HTTP
2 28 (3.86%) Firewall
3 22 (3.03%) Internet
4 17 (2.34%) SSL
5 15 (2.07%) DNS
6 12 (1.65%) SMTP
6 12 (1.65%) TCP/IP
7 11 (1.52%) SSH
7 11 (1.52%) VPN
8 10 (1.38%) FTP
9 4 (0.55%) Skype
10 3 (0.41%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.41%) IMAP
10 3 (0.41%) SNMP
10 3 (0.41%) Software-Defined Networking
10 3 (0.41%) tcpdump
10 3 (0.41%) VLAN
11 2 (0.28%) AMQP
11 2 (0.28%) DHCP
11 2 (0.28%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (10.74%) MongoDB
2 67 (9.23%) NoSQL
3 63 (8.68%) SQL Server
4 44 (6.06%) Apache Cassandra
5 37 (5.10%) Relational Database
6 33 (4.55%) MySQL
7 26 (3.58%) PostgreSQL
8 23 (3.17%) Big Data
9 18 (2.48%) Hadoop
10 15 (2.07%) Pentaho
11 14 (1.93%) Impala
11 14 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 13 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (1.65%) Oracle Database
14 11 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
14 11 (1.52%) Power BI
15 10 (1.38%) Redis
16 9 (1.24%) Azure SQL Database
16 9 (1.24%) Neo4j
16 9 (1.24%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 367 (50.55%) JIRA
2 356 (49.04%) Git (software)
3 289 (39.81%) Jenkins
4 109 (15.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 96 (13.22%) TeamCity
6 85 (11.71%) Maven
7 83 (11.43%) Selenium
8 75 (10.33%) Cucumber
9 67 (9.23%) Sonatype Nexus
10 64 (8.82%) SonarQube
11 56 (7.71%) Artifactory
12 38 (5.23%) Octopus Deploy
13 37 (5.10%) webpack
14 36 (4.96%) JUnit
14 36 (4.96%) Pylint
15 31 (4.27%) Subversion
16 28 (3.86%) Gradle
17 25 (3.44%) gulp
17 25 (3.44%) Visual Studio
18 23 (3.17%) Ant
General
1 142 (19.56%) Banking
2 120 (16.53%) Finance
3 31 (4.27%) Investment Banking
4 18 (2.48%) Law
5 15 (2.07%) Retail
6 11 (1.52%) Financial Institution
7 10 (1.38%) Retail Banking
8 9 (1.24%) Marketing
9 8 (1.10%) Front Office
9 8 (1.10%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.83%) Back Office
10 6 (0.83%) Games
11 4 (0.55%) Billing
11 4 (0.55%) Legal
12 3 (0.41%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.28%) Advertising
14 1 (0.14%) Military
14 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 309 (42.56%) Developer
2 126 (17.36%) DevOps Engineer
3 95 (13.09%) Java Developer
4 44 (6.06%) Python Developer
5 43 (5.92%) Senior Developer
6 39 (5.37%) Tester
7 36 (4.96%) Architect
8 29 (3.99%) Cloud Engineer
9 24 (3.31%) Senior Java Developer
10 23 (3.17%) AWS Engineer
11 22 (3.03%) Full Stack Developer
11 22 (3.03%) JavaScript Developer
12 21 (2.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 19 (2.62%) .NET Developer
13 19 (2.62%) Angular Developer
13 19 (2.62%) C# Developer
14 18 (2.48%) Software Engineer
15 17 (2.34%) Automation Tester
15 17 (2.34%) AWS DevOps
15 17 (2.34%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (17.91%) REST
2 122 (16.80%) Web Services
3 108 (14.88%) .NET
4 103 (14.19%) CSS
5 94 (12.95%) RESTful
6 92 (12.67%) HTML
7 89 (12.26%) Node.js
8 82 (11.29%) Redux
9 79 (10.88%) React
10 75 (10.33%) Spring
11 69 (9.50%) AngularJS
12 56 (7.71%) Elastic Stack
13 53 (7.30%) HTML5
14 49 (6.75%) JSON
15 48 (6.61%) Sass
16 43 (5.92%) SOAP
17 40 (5.51%) J2EE
18 36 (4.96%) jQuery
18 36 (4.96%) Pandas
18 36 (4.96%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 42 (5.79%) User Experience
2 31 (4.27%) Mobile App
3 22 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
4 20 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (2.62%) Greenfield Project
6 17 (2.34%) Public Cloud
7 14 (1.93%) Cloud Native
7 14 (1.93%) Data Centre
7 14 (1.93%) Self-Motivation
8 13 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
9 12 (1.65%) Client/Server
10 10 (1.38%) Management Information System
11 8 (1.10%) Algorithms
11 8 (1.10%) Private Cloud
12 6 (0.83%) PKI
13 5 (0.69%) iPad
13 5 (0.69%) Mobile Banking
14 4 (0.55%) Bitcoin
14 4 (0.55%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 179 (24.66%) Linux
2 108 (14.88%) Unix
3 94 (12.95%) Windows
4 40 (5.51%) Apple iOS
5 35 (4.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 34 (4.68%) Windows Server
7 27 (3.72%) Android
8 25 (3.44%) Ubuntu
9 15 (2.07%) Mac OS X
10 11 (1.52%) CentOS
11 9 (1.24%) Debian
12 7 (0.96%) Windows 10
12 7 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (0.83%) CoreOS
13 6 (0.83%) Solaris
14 3 (0.41%) Amazon Linux
14 3 (0.41%) Fedora
14 3 (0.41%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
16 1 (0.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 422 (58.13%) Agile Software Development
2 298 (41.05%) DevOps
3 194 (26.72%) Test Automation
4 166 (22.87%) TDD
5 162 (22.31%) Continuous Integration
6 138 (19.01%) Scrum
7 132 (18.18%) Microservices
8 100 (13.77%) Configuration Management
9 99 (13.64%) BDD
10 81 (11.16%) Open Source
10 81 (11.16%) Problem-Solving
11 78 (10.74%) SDLC
12 74 (10.19%) Web Development
13 67 (9.23%) Continuous Delivery
14 59 (8.13%) Kanban
15 58 (7.99%) Test Strategy
16 57 (7.85%) Deployment Automation
17 50 (6.89%) OO
18 48 (6.61%) Data Modelling
18 48 (6.61%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 339 (46.69%) Java
2 206 (28.37%) JavaScript
3 199 (27.41%) SQL
4 196 (27.00%) Python
5 85 (11.71%) C#
6 73 (10.06%) Bash Shell
7 51 (7.02%) PowerShell
8 44 (6.06%) PL/SQL
9 40 (5.51%) ES6
10 37 (5.10%) PHP
11 35 (4.82%) Java 8
11 35 (4.82%) Ruby
11 35 (4.82%) Shell Script
12 33 (4.55%) Perl
13 32 (4.41%) TypeScript
14 23 (3.17%) ES7
15 22 (3.03%) C++
15 22 (3.03%) Groovy
16 16 (2.20%) C
17 15 (2.07%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 62 (8.54%) Security Cleared
2 45 (6.20%) SC Cleared
3 35 (4.82%) Degree
4 24 (3.31%) ISEB
5 16 (2.20%) ISTQB
6 14 (1.93%) Computer Science Degree
7 11 (1.52%) CISSP
8 9 (1.24%) CCNA
8 9 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (1.24%) DV Cleared
8 9 (1.24%) MCSE
8 9 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (1.24%) Sun Certification
9 8 (1.10%) SSCP
10 7 (0.96%) AWS Certification
10 7 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.96%) OCA
10 7 (0.96%) Oracle Certification
11 6 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
11 6 (0.83%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (11.16%) QA
2 15 (2.07%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.83%) GDPR
4 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.14%) PMO
System Software
1 226 (31.13%) Docker
2 20 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.65%) Active Directory
4 10 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (0.96%) Squid
6 6 (0.83%) KVM
7 5 (0.69%) Xen
8 3 (0.41%) VMware NSX
8 3 (0.41%) vSphere
9 2 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.14%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.14%) Firmware
10 1 (0.14%) oVirt
10 1 (0.14%) Varnish
10 1 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.14%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 138 (19.01%) Ansible
2 120 (16.53%) Kubernetes
3 108 (14.88%) Puppet
4 85 (11.71%) Opscode Chef
5 84 (11.57%) Terraform
6 25 (3.44%) Nagios
7 20 (2.75%) Packer
8 19 (2.62%) Salt
9 17 (2.34%) Kibana
9 17 (2.34%) ZABBIX
10 16 (2.20%) vCenter Server
11 14 (1.93%) Rancher
12 13 (1.79%) logstash
13 11 (1.52%) Single Sign-On
14 10 (1.38%) Docker Swarm
15 9 (1.24%) Grafana
16 6 (0.83%) HAProxy
16 6 (0.83%) PowerCLI
16 6 (0.83%) Prometheus
17 5 (0.69%) Automic
Vendors
1 144 (19.83%) Oracle
2 126 (17.36%) Atlassian
3 91 (12.53%) Splunk
4 64 (8.82%) Microsoft
5 33 (4.55%) Google
6 31 (4.27%) BEA
7 25 (3.44%) VMware
8 22 (3.03%) AppDynamics
8 22 (3.03%) New Relic
9 21 (2.89%) Red Hat
10 19 (2.62%) Salesforce.com
11 15 (2.07%) webMethods
12 14 (1.93%) Cisco
12 14 (1.93%) Micro Focus
13 13 (1.79%) Adobe
13 13 (1.79%) IBM
14 12 (1.65%) Cloudera
14 12 (1.65%) Hortonworks
15 11 (1.52%) hybris
16 10 (1.38%) CA