Period
to 21 August 2018

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 21 August 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
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 374 454 654
Rank change year-on-year +80 +200 +207
Contract jobs citing Bitbucket 679 484 267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.66% 0.50% 0.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.24% 2.80% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 343 148
UK median daily rate £463 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% - +40.74%
10th Percentile £326 £338 £325
90th Percentile £629 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £438 £400
% change year-on-year -1.71% +9.38% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
UK median hourly rate £55.00 £44.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £44.00 -
% change year-on-year +25.00% - -

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 20,973 17,265 17,087
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.54% 18.01% 15.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,364 11,837 11,619
UK median daily rate £473 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £320 £310 £300
90th Percentile £613 £594 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +6.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 296 276
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +0.59% +12.67%
10th Percentile £26.55 £28.75 £26.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £58.13 £53.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year -0.59% +1.19% +9.80%

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 21 August 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Bitbucket over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Bitbucket in the UK

Bitbucket
Top 16 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 21 August 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
England +64 611 £475 - 180
UK excluding London +83 413 £430 -1.71% 115
London +13 262 £550 +4.76% 73
South East -23 98 £425 - 29
North of England +41 86 £445 +4.09% 30
Midlands +31 81 £405 -20.59% 19
South West +11 62 £479 +5.51% 19
West Midlands +4 60 £425 -22.73% 5
North West +9 51 £434 +11.35% 18
Scotland +6 51 £425 +41.67% 7
Yorkshire +18 34 £450 - 11
East Midlands +7 21 £380 +16.92% 14
East of England -8 21 £488 +3.72% 10
Wales -18 9 £441 -6.03%
Northern Ireland +27 5 £434 +5.09% 1
North East - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 with a requirement for Bitbucket.

1 342 (50.37%) Agile Software Development
2 341 (50.22%) Jenkins
3 336 (49.48%) Git (software)
4 332 (48.90%) JIRA
5 302 (44.48%) DevOps
6 296 (43.59%) Java
7 222 (32.70%) Confluence
8 216 (31.81%) Continuous Integration
9 198 (29.16%) Linux
9 198 (29.16%) Docker
10 177 (26.07%) TDD
11 173 (25.48%) Amazon AWS
12 161 (23.71%) Test Automation
13 158 (23.27%) Python
14 152 (22.39%) Scrum
15 147 (21.65%) Ansible
16 139 (20.47%) Puppet
17 136 (20.03%) REST
18 134 (19.73%) JavaScript
19 133 (19.59%) SQL
20 128 (18.85%) Atlassian
21 126 (18.56%) Selenium
22 120 (17.67%) Kubernetes
23 117 (17.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
23 117 (17.23%) .NET
24 116 (17.08%) HTML
25 114 (16.79%) Artifactory
26 112 (16.49%) Microservices
26 112 (16.49%) Terraform
27 110 (16.20%) Cucumber

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
1 222 (32.70%) Confluence
2 59 (8.69%) Elasticsearch
3 49 (7.22%) Apache
4 36 (5.30%) nginx
5 30 (4.42%) Tomcat
6 24 (3.53%) WebLogic
7 19 (2.80%) IIS
8 18 (2.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 17 (2.50%) Apache Spark
9 17 (2.50%) JBoss
10 13 (1.91%) Cloud Foundry
11 12 (1.77%) WebSphere
12 9 (1.33%) SAS
12 9 (1.33%) SharePoint
13 8 (1.18%) Apache Solr
13 8 (1.18%) NServiceBus
13 8 (1.18%) OpenStack
13 8 (1.18%) Umbraco
14 6 (0.88%) CMS
15 4 (0.59%) Drupal
Applications
1 15 (2.21%) HipChat
2 7 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (0.74%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.44%) InVision
Business Applications
1 4 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.59%) Markit EDM
1 4 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.44%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.29%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 2 (0.29%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.15%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 173 (25.48%) Amazon AWS
2 110 (16.20%) GitHub
3 101 (14.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 47 (6.92%) Amazon S3
5 44 (6.48%) OpenShift
6 37 (5.45%) Amazon EC2
7 34 (5.01%) Sauce Labs
8 32 (4.71%) PaaS
9 31 (4.57%) Amazon ELB
10 27 (3.98%) IaaS
11 25 (3.68%) Google Cloud Platform
12 18 (2.65%) npm
13 17 (2.50%) SaaS
14 16 (2.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 14 (2.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 12 (1.77%) BrowserStack
16 12 (1.77%) Datadog
16 12 (1.77%) NuGet
17 10 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
18 9 (1.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 39 (5.74%) HTTP
2 28 (4.12%) SSL
3 24 (3.53%) Kerberos
4 21 (3.09%) SSH
5 20 (2.95%) Firewall
6 18 (2.65%) DNS
7 16 (2.36%) TCP/IP
8 13 (1.91%) Internet
9 11 (1.62%) DSL
9 11 (1.62%) Reverse Proxy
10 10 (1.47%) VPN
11 9 (1.33%) OpenLDAP
12 8 (1.18%) HTTPS
12 8 (1.18%) OpenVPN
13 4 (0.59%) SAN
14 3 (0.44%) DHCP
14 3 (0.44%) IPsec
14 3 (0.44%) NAS
15 2 (0.29%) Skype
15 2 (0.29%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (13.40%) SQL Server
2 77 (11.34%) MongoDB
3 50 (7.36%) MySQL
4 49 (7.22%) Big Data
5 47 (6.92%) NoSQL
6 46 (6.77%) PostgreSQL
7 32 (4.71%) InfluxDB
8 28 (4.12%) Redis
9 24 (3.53%) Relational Database
10 17 (2.50%) Hadoop
11 16 (2.36%) Apache Cassandra
12 15 (2.21%) Oracle Database
13 11 (1.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 10 (1.47%) Amazon RDS
15 9 (1.33%) Pentaho
16 8 (1.18%) Couchbase
16 8 (1.18%) RDBMS
16 8 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
17 7 (1.03%) Azure SQL Database
18 5 (0.74%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 341 (50.22%) Jenkins
2 336 (49.48%) Git (software)
3 332 (48.90%) JIRA
4 126 (18.56%) Selenium
5 117 (17.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 114 (16.79%) Artifactory
7 110 (16.20%) Cucumber
8 96 (14.14%) Sonatype Nexus
9 94 (13.84%) Maven
10 85 (12.52%) JUnit
11 75 (11.05%) TeamCity
12 65 (9.57%) Subversion
13 54 (7.95%) SonarQube
14 36 (5.30%) Ant
15 35 (5.15%) SoapUI
16 31 (4.57%) IntelliJ
17 30 (4.42%) gulp
17 30 (4.42%) JMeter
18 28 (4.12%) Octopus Deploy
19 26 (3.83%) Eclipse
General
1 90 (13.25%) Finance
2 77 (11.34%) Banking
3 14 (2.06%) Investment Banking
3 14 (2.06%) Marketing
4 12 (1.77%) Games
5 11 (1.62%) Retail
6 10 (1.47%) Retail Banking
7 8 (1.18%) Back Office
8 7 (1.03%) Law
9 4 (0.59%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.44%) Automotive
10 3 (0.44%) Front Office
10 3 (0.44%) Legal
10 3 (0.44%) Persian Language
11 2 (0.29%) Advertising
11 2 (0.29%) Electronics
11 2 (0.29%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.15%) Digital Economy
12 1 (0.15%) Publishing
12 1 (0.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 300 (44.18%) Developer
2 129 (19.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 110 (16.20%) Java Developer
4 47 (6.92%) AWS DevOps
5 44 (6.48%) AWS Engineer
6 42 (6.19%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 39 (5.74%) Consultant
8 32 (4.71%) Senior Developer
9 27 (3.98%) Unix Engineer
10 25 (3.68%) C# Developer
10 25 (3.68%) Tester
11 24 (3.53%) .NET Developer
11 24 (3.53%) Architect
12 21 (3.09%) Data Engineer
12 21 (3.09%) Linux Engineer
13 19 (2.80%) React Developer
13 19 (2.80%) UI Developer
14 18 (2.65%) Analyst
15 17 (2.50%) Full Stack Developer
16 16 (2.36%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (20.03%) REST
2 117 (17.23%) .NET
3 116 (17.08%) HTML
4 104 (15.32%) Spring
5 100 (14.73%) AngularJS
6 79 (11.63%) CSS
7 78 (11.49%) jQuery
8 74 (10.90%) Node.js
9 73 (10.75%) Web Services
10 72 (10.60%) SOAP
11 63 (9.28%) RESTful
12 62 (9.13%) JSON
13 57 (8.39%) HTML5
14 51 (7.51%) XML
15 42 (6.19%) ASP.NET
16 41 (6.04%) Spring Boot
17 40 (5.89%) Ajax
17 40 (5.89%) Elastic Stack
18 36 (5.30%) React
19 28 (4.12%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 33 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (3.39%) Public Cloud
3 19 (2.80%) PKI
4 16 (2.36%) Self-Motivation
4 16 (2.36%) User Experience
5 14 (2.06%) Wiki
6 13 (1.91%) Data Structures
6 13 (1.91%) Linux Command Line
7 12 (1.77%) Fintech
7 12 (1.77%) Greenfield Project
8 10 (1.47%) Computer Science
8 10 (1.47%) Mobile App
9 9 (1.33%) Algorithms
10 8 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
10 8 (1.18%) iPad
11 7 (1.03%) Management Information System
11 7 (1.03%) Private Cloud
12 6 (0.88%) Hedge funds
12 6 (0.88%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 198 (29.16%) Linux
2 93 (13.70%) Unix
3 87 (12.81%) Windows
4 43 (6.33%) Ubuntu
5 36 (5.30%) Windows Server
6 34 (5.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 33 (4.86%) CentOS
8 18 (2.65%) Apple iOS
9 15 (2.21%) Android
10 6 (0.88%) Solaris
11 5 (0.74%) CoreOS
11 5 (0.74%) Mac OS
11 5 (0.74%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.74%) VMS
12 4 (0.59%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (0.44%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.44%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.15%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 342 (50.37%) Agile Software Development
2 302 (44.48%) DevOps
3 216 (31.81%) Continuous Integration
4 177 (26.07%) TDD
5 161 (23.71%) Test Automation
6 152 (22.39%) Scrum
7 112 (16.49%) Microservices
8 75 (11.05%) BDD
9 73 (10.75%) MVC
10 67 (9.87%) Kanban
11 65 (9.57%) Configuration Management
12 61 (8.98%) OO
13 53 (7.81%) Continuous Delivery
13 53 (7.81%) SDLC
14 50 (7.36%) Software Engineering
15 44 (6.48%) E-Commerce
16 43 (6.33%) Problem-Solving
17 42 (6.19%) Analytics
18 40 (5.89%) Test Strategy
19 39 (5.74%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 296 (43.59%) Java
2 158 (23.27%) Python
3 134 (19.73%) JavaScript
4 133 (19.59%) SQL
5 96 (14.14%) C#
6 73 (10.75%) Bash Shell
7 57 (8.39%) Ruby
8 54 (7.95%) Perl
9 50 (7.36%) Groovy
9 50 (7.36%) PowerShell
10 43 (6.33%) Shell Script
11 36 (5.30%) PHP
12 27 (3.98%) Java 8
13 16 (2.36%) C++
14 15 (2.21%) PL/SQL
15 14 (2.06%) R
16 12 (1.77%) Apple Swift
17 10 (1.47%) Scala
18 9 (1.33%) Haskell
18 9 (1.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 45 (6.63%) Security Cleared
2 32 (4.71%) SC Cleared
3 22 (3.24%) Degree
4 13 (1.91%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.74%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.44%) AWS Certification
7 3 (0.44%) ISEB
7 3 (0.44%) MCSA
7 3 (0.44%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.29%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.29%) PMP
9 1 (0.15%) CISSP
9 1 (0.15%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.15%) MCPD
9 1 (0.15%) MCSD
9 1 (0.15%) RHCE
9 1 (0.15%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.86%) QA
2 15 (2.21%) GCP
3 6 (0.88%) PMO
4 3 (0.44%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.29%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 13485
6 1 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 198 (29.16%) Docker
2 12 (1.77%) Squid
3 11 (1.62%) Active Directory
3 11 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (1.18%) Postfix
5 8 (1.18%) vCloud
6 5 (0.74%) oVirt
7 4 (0.59%) RHEV
8 2 (0.29%) iptables
8 2 (0.29%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.15%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.15%) Firmware
9 1 (0.15%) KVM
9 1 (0.15%) NFS
9 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 147 (21.65%) Ansible
2 139 (20.47%) Puppet
3 120 (17.67%) Kubernetes
4 112 (16.49%) Terraform
5 80 (11.78%) Opscode Chef
6 49 (7.22%) ZABBIX
7 38 (5.60%) Nagios
8 35 (5.15%) Kibana
9 27 (3.98%) logstash
10 19 (2.80%) Grafana
11 17 (2.50%) Pingdom
11 17 (2.50%) Rancher
11 17 (2.50%) Uchiwa
12 16 (2.36%) Prometheus
13 13 (1.91%) Single Sign-On
14 12 (1.77%) Docker Swarm
14 12 (1.77%) Sysdig
15 11 (1.62%) Rundeck
16 10 (1.47%) Packer
17 9 (1.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 128 (18.85%) Atlassian
2 83 (12.22%) Oracle
3 57 (8.39%) Red Hat
4 55 (8.10%) Microsoft
5 41 (6.04%) New Relic
6 38 (5.60%) Splunk
7 37 (5.45%) Google
8 29 (4.27%) AppDynamics
9 28 (4.12%) IBM
10 23 (3.39%) hybris
11 22 (3.24%) HP
11 22 (3.24%) VMware
12 19 (2.80%) Adobe
13 17 (2.50%) PagerDuty
14 15 (2.21%) Centrify
15 13 (1.91%) Tableau
16 12 (1.77%) SaltStack
17 11 (1.62%) Alteryx
17 11 (1.62%) Hortonworks
17 11 (1.62%) Sonatype