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 3 months to 25 June 2017 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 373 557 617
Rank change year-on-year +184 +60  
Contract jobs citing Bitbucket 223 95 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.48% 0.18% 0.034%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.75% 1.15% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 62 14
Median daily rate £475 £488 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +39.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £425 £325
% change year-on-year -1.47% +30.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Bitbucket is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 8117 8240 7471
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.54% 15.53% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5548 5678 4924
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 125 126
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +14.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £26.75 £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.69 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

Bitbucket
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Bitbucket as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Bitbucket in the UK

Bitbucket
Top 30 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +159 208 £488 -2.50% 71
London +60 110 £525 +5.00% 30
South East +74 41 £413 +4.76% 5
South West +16 20 £530 +6.00% 2
West Midlands +29 14 £550 +41.93% 7
Wiltshire - 13 £563 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 12 £375 - 2
East of England -3 11 £400 -23.80% 6
Birmingham - 11 £550 - 2
Oxfordshire - 10 £413 - 1
Milton Keynes - 10 £345 - 2
Berkshire +23 8 £431 -
Surrey +10 8 £550 +41.93%
County Antrim -35 8 £413 +65.00%
Belfast -38 8 £413 +65.00%
Northern Ireland -41 8 £413 +65.00%
North West +29 7 £405 -10.00% 18
City of London +2 7 £475 -7.31% 7
Croydon - 6 - -
Cheshire +26 5 £370 -17.77% 9
Corsham - 5 £625 -
Scotland +43 4 £370 +23.33%
Bristol -4 4 £500 +5.26%
Hertfordshire -4 4 £470 -24.80% 4
Bedfordshire - 4 £330 -
East Midlands - 4 £325 - 2
Leatherhead - 4 £550 -
Derbyshire - 4 £325 -
East Sussex - 4 £458 -
Bracknell - 4 £450 -

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Bitbucket also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Bitbucket.

1 254 (58.39%) JIRA
2 231 (53.10%) Git (software)
3 220 (50.57%) Agile Software Development
4 179 (41.15%) Java
5 171 (39.31%) DevOps
6 169 (38.85%) Jenkins
7 164 (37.70%) Confluence
8 146 (33.56%) JavaScript
9 144 (33.10%) Linux
10 141 (32.41%) Amazon AWS
11 132 (30.34%) Continuous Integration
12 122 (28.05%) Docker
13 115 (26.44%) TDD
14 110 (25.29%) REST
15 104 (23.91%) Maven
16 103 (23.68%) HTML
17 98 (22.53%) Atlassian
17 98 (22.53%) Ansible
18 94 (21.61%) CSS
19 91 (20.92%) Finance
20 90 (20.69%) Puppet
21 89 (20.46%) Test Automation
22 88 (20.23%) SQL
23 86 (19.77%) Python
24 77 (17.70%) Scrum
25 76 (17.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
25 76 (17.47%) BDD
25 76 (17.47%) GitHub
26 73 (16.78%) AngularJS
26 73 (16.78%) Web Services

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
1 164 (37.70%) Confluence
2 61 (14.02%) Apache
3 43 (9.89%) Tomcat
4 37 (8.51%) Elasticsearch
5 24 (5.52%) WebSphere
6 21 (4.83%) CMS
6 21 (4.83%) OpenStack
7 17 (3.91%) Cloud Foundry
7 17 (3.91%) nginx
8 14 (3.22%) Sitecore CMS
9 13 (2.99%) JBoss
10 12 (2.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 12 (2.76%) WebLogic
11 9 (2.07%) Apache Solr
12 8 (1.84%) Apache Spark
13 6 (1.38%) Apache Qpid
13 6 (1.38%) SharePoint
14 5 (1.15%) Mule
14 5 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
15 4 (0.92%) Drupal
Applications
1 11 (2.53%) HipChat
2 7 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.69%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.69%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.23%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 5 (1.15%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 141 (32.41%) Amazon AWS
2 76 (17.47%) GitHub
3 52 (11.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (5.75%) AWS Lambda
5 20 (4.60%) AWS CloudFormation
6 17 (3.91%) Amazon EC2
6 17 (3.91%) Amazon S3
7 16 (3.68%) SaaS
8 15 (3.45%) OpenShift
9 14 (3.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 13 (2.99%) PaaS
11 12 (2.76%) IaaS
12 11 (2.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 11 (2.53%) Amazon ELB
13 10 (2.30%) Heroku
14 8 (1.84%) Datadog
15 5 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
15 5 (1.15%) Salesforce Service Cloud
15 5 (1.15%) Sauce Labs
16 4 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 46 (10.57%) HTTP
2 21 (4.83%) DNS
3 18 (4.14%) SSL
4 14 (3.22%) SSH
5 12 (2.76%) LDAP
6 10 (2.30%) OpenLDAP
6 10 (2.30%) OpenVPN
7 8 (1.84%) AMQP
7 8 (1.84%) Firewall
7 8 (1.84%) SNMP
7 8 (1.84%) VPN
8 7 (1.61%) Internet
9 6 (1.38%) VoIP
9 6 (1.38%) Wireshark
10 4 (0.92%) Skype
11 3 (0.69%) TCP/IP
12 2 (0.46%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.46%) Intranet
12 2 (0.46%) LAN
12 2 (0.46%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (15.86%) MySQL
2 59 (13.56%) PostgreSQL
3 55 (12.64%) MongoDB
4 49 (11.26%) SQL Server
5 36 (8.28%) NoSQL
6 27 (6.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 23 (5.29%) Redis
8 21 (4.83%) Oracle Database
9 20 (4.60%) Apache Cassandra
9 20 (4.60%) Big Data
10 19 (4.37%) Oracle Database 11g
11 15 (3.45%) Relational Database
12 14 (3.22%) Amazon RDS
13 13 (2.99%) Hadoop
14 12 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (1.38%) MS Access
15 6 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
16 5 (1.15%) DataStax
16 5 (1.15%) Oracle ODI
16 5 (1.15%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 254 (58.39%) JIRA
2 231 (53.10%) Git (software)
3 169 (38.85%) Jenkins
4 104 (23.91%) Maven
5 76 (17.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 65 (14.94%) Selenium
7 49 (11.26%) Gradle
8 47 (10.80%) Ant
9 43 (9.89%) Cucumber
10 38 (8.74%) TeamCity
11 36 (8.28%) JUnit
12 35 (8.05%) gulp
12 35 (8.05%) Subversion
13 34 (7.82%) JMeter
13 34 (7.82%) Sonatype Nexus
14 30 (6.90%) SonarQube
14 30 (6.90%) WebDriver
15 29 (6.67%) Grunt
16 25 (5.75%) Eclipse
17 20 (4.60%) Jasmine
General
1 91 (20.92%) Finance
2 48 (11.03%) Banking
3 14 (3.22%) Investment Banking
3 14 (3.22%) Retail
4 10 (2.30%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.07%) Billing
5 9 (2.07%) Front Office
6 7 (1.61%) Games
7 6 (1.38%) Corporate Banking
7 6 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.15%) Marketing
9 4 (0.92%) Electronics
9 4 (0.92%) Legal
9 4 (0.92%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.92%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.46%) Back Office
10 2 (0.46%) Hungarian Language
11 1 (0.23%) Automotive
11 1 (0.23%) Local Government
11 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 191 (43.91%) Developer
2 71 (16.32%) DevOps Engineer
3 62 (14.25%) Java Developer
4 45 (10.34%) Architect
5 39 (8.97%) AWS Engineer
6 28 (6.44%) AWS DevOps
7 26 (5.98%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 25 (5.75%) Full Stack Developer
9 23 (5.29%) Senior Developer
10 22 (5.06%) Angular Developer
11 20 (4.60%) Linux Engineer
12 18 (4.14%) Cloud Architect
13 17 (3.91%) AWS Architect
14 15 (3.45%) Cloud Engineer
14 15 (3.45%) Python Developer
15 14 (3.22%) JavaScript Developer
16 12 (2.76%) Consultant
16 12 (2.76%) Release Engineer
17 11 (2.53%) .NET Developer
17 11 (2.53%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (25.29%) REST
2 103 (23.68%) HTML
3 94 (21.61%) CSS
4 73 (16.78%) AngularJS
4 73 (16.78%) Web Services
5 70 (16.09%) Spring
6 69 (15.86%) JSON
6 69 (15.86%) SOAP
7 62 (14.25%) XML
8 58 (13.33%) jQuery
9 55 (12.64%) .NET
10 54 (12.41%) HTML5
11 51 (11.72%) Node.js
12 40 (9.20%) RESTful
13 37 (8.51%) Elastic Stack
14 29 (6.67%) Spring Boot
15 25 (5.75%) CSS3
15 25 (5.75%) J2EE
16 23 (5.29%) React
17 20 (4.60%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 39 (8.97%) Computer Science
2 26 (5.98%) User Experience
3 22 (5.06%) Mobile App
4 19 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (4.14%) Client/Server
6 17 (3.91%) Greenfield Project
7 16 (3.68%) Linux Command Line
7 16 (3.68%) PKI
8 12 (2.76%) Cloud Native
9 11 (2.53%) Fintech
10 9 (2.07%) Data Centre
11 8 (1.84%) Management Information System
12 7 (1.61%) PMI
12 7 (1.61%) W3C
13 6 (1.38%) Animation
13 6 (1.38%) iPad
14 5 (1.15%) Blackberry
14 5 (1.15%) Online Games
15 4 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
15 4 (0.92%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 144 (33.10%) Linux
2 47 (10.80%) Unix
3 44 (10.11%) Windows
4 25 (5.75%) Apple iOS
4 25 (5.75%) CentOS
5 24 (5.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (3.91%) Android
7 16 (3.68%) Ubuntu
8 9 (2.07%) Mac OS X
9 8 (1.84%) CoreOS
10 6 (1.38%) Oracle Linux
10 6 (1.38%) Solaris
10 6 (1.38%) Windows Server
11 4 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.69%) RancherOS
13 2 (0.46%) AIX
14 1 (0.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (50.57%) Agile Software Development
2 171 (39.31%) DevOps
3 132 (30.34%) Continuous Integration
4 115 (26.44%) TDD
5 89 (20.46%) Test Automation
6 77 (17.70%) Scrum
7 76 (17.47%) BDD
8 62 (14.25%) Continuous Delivery
9 61 (14.02%) Configuration Management
10 56 (12.87%) Open Source
11 52 (11.95%) OO
12 46 (10.57%) Microservices
13 43 (9.89%) Unit Testing
14 34 (7.82%) Project Management
15 33 (7.59%) MVC
16 32 (7.36%) SOA
16 32 (7.36%) Web Development
17 27 (6.21%) Front End Development
18 23 (5.29%) API Development
19 22 (5.06%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 179 (41.15%) Java
2 146 (33.56%) JavaScript
3 88 (20.23%) SQL
4 86 (19.77%) Python
5 48 (11.03%) Ruby
6 44 (10.11%) C#
7 43 (9.89%) Bash Shell
8 41 (9.43%) Groovy
9 30 (6.90%) C++
10 24 (5.52%) Perl
11 20 (4.60%) Apple Swift
12 19 (4.37%) Shell Script
13 18 (4.14%) PHP
13 18 (4.14%) PL/SQL
13 18 (4.14%) TypeScript
14 16 (3.68%) Scala
15 13 (2.99%) PowerShell
16 12 (2.76%) T-SQL
17 11 (2.53%) C
17 11 (2.53%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 65 (14.94%) Security Cleared
2 52 (11.95%) SC Cleared
3 43 (9.89%) Degree
4 18 (4.14%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (3.91%) DV Cleared
6 10 (2.30%) Chartered Engineer
6 10 (2.30%) CITP
6 10 (2.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 10 (2.30%) MBCS
6 10 (2.30%) PMI Certification
6 10 (2.30%) PMP
7 4 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (0.92%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.46%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.46%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (7.36%) QA
2 3 (0.69%) COBIT
3 2 (0.46%) GCP
4 1 (0.23%) Basel III
4 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.23%) WCAG
System Software
1 122 (28.05%) Docker
2 14 (3.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.76%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (2.30%) Postfix
4 10 (2.30%) Squid
4 10 (2.30%) vCloud
5 8 (1.84%) Varnish
6 5 (1.15%) KVM
7 3 (0.69%) etcd
7 3 (0.69%) flannel
8 2 (0.46%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.46%) LXC
9 1 (0.23%) HDFS
9 1 (0.23%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 98 (22.53%) Ansible
2 90 (20.69%) Puppet
3 51 (11.72%) Terraform
4 49 (11.26%) Kubernetes
5 34 (7.82%) Opscode Chef
6 25 (5.75%) ZABBIX
7 24 (5.52%) Rsyslog
8 21 (4.83%) Consul
9 19 (4.37%) Kibana
10 18 (4.14%) logstash
11 17 (3.91%) Docker Swarm
12 16 (3.68%) Rancher
12 16 (3.68%) Sysdig
13 13 (2.99%) yum
14 12 (2.76%) Pingdom
15 11 (2.53%) BladeLogic
16 10 (2.30%) Graphite
16 10 (2.30%) Packer
17 9 (2.07%) Grafana
17 9 (2.07%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 98 (22.53%) Atlassian
2 67 (15.40%) Oracle
3 36 (8.28%) VMware
4 27 (6.21%) AppDynamics
5 26 (5.98%) Sonatype
6 21 (4.83%) Splunk
7 20 (4.60%) HP
8 19 (4.37%) Google
9 17 (3.91%) Red Hat
9 17 (3.91%) Sitecore
10 16 (3.68%) Microsoft
11 14 (3.22%) Salesforce.com
12 12 (2.76%) PagerDuty
13 11 (2.53%) CA
14 10 (2.30%) Apigee
15 9 (2.07%) Apple
15 9 (2.07%) MuleSoft
16 8 (1.84%) IBM
16 8 (1.84%) Perforce
16 8 (1.84%) SAP
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