Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 423 508 814
Rank change year-on-year +85 +306 +15
Contract jobs citing Bitbucket 547 386 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.55% 0.40% 0.055%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.95% 2.39% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 198 44
UK median daily rate £475 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +42.86% -4.11%
10th Percentile £331 £324 £224
90th Percentile £613 £588 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £438 £325
% change year-on-year -1.71% +34.62% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 0
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year +17.65% - -

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 18,567 16,155 15,590
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.51% 16.60% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,017 10,817 10,377
UK median daily rate £451 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.00% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £280
90th Percentile £608 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 240 387
UK median hourly rate £43.50 £40.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.75% +1.88% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29.00 £18.75 £22.30
90th Percentile £63.75 £52.63 £50.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £40.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.64% +1.25% +6.67%

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 17 January 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 17 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Bitbucket in the UK

Bitbucket
Top 14 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 17 January 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 +88 527 £480 -4.00% 165
UK excluding London +148 299 £430 -1.71% 89
London 0 241 £500 -4.76% 79
South East +69 124 £425 -5.56% 30
North of England +70 56 £469 +4.17% 18
South West +8 47 £475 +35.71% 20
North West +49 42 £500 +11.11% 16
Midlands +20 35 £425 +2.35% 8
East of England -4 26 £425 +13.33% 10
West Midlands +21 22 £425 -18.66%
Scotland -5 15 £300 +13.21% 3
Yorkshire +8 13 £300 -45.45% 2
East Midlands -2 13 £500 +38.89% 7
North East - 1 £325 -

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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.

1 320 (58.50%) DevOps
2 309 (56.49%) Agile Software Development
3 296 (54.11%) JIRA
4 279 (51.01%) Jenkins
5 267 (48.81%) Git (software)
6 220 (40.22%) Java
7 197 (36.01%) Linux
8 192 (35.10%) Docker
9 187 (34.19%) Amazon AWS
10 183 (33.46%) Continuous Integration
11 162 (29.62%) Test Automation
12 151 (27.61%) Confluence
13 135 (24.68%) Ansible
14 132 (24.13%) Puppet
15 128 (23.40%) Scrum
16 125 (22.85%) Python
17 123 (22.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 110 (20.11%) JavaScript
19 109 (19.93%) SQL
20 105 (19.20%) Configuration Management
21 99 (18.10%) Continuous Delivery
22 96 (17.55%) REST
22 96 (17.55%) TDD
23 95 (17.37%) Finance
24 91 (16.64%) TeamCity
24 91 (16.64%) Kubernetes
25 90 (16.45%) Oracle
26 89 (16.27%) Maven
27 88 (16.09%) Atlassian
28 82 (14.99%) SonarQube

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
1 151 (27.61%) Confluence
2 54 (9.87%) Apache
3 46 (8.41%) Elasticsearch
4 42 (7.68%) Tomcat
5 32 (5.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 26 (4.75%) Cloud Foundry
7 23 (4.20%) OpenStack
8 18 (3.29%) IIS
9 16 (2.93%) CMS
10 13 (2.38%) JBoss
11 11 (2.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 11 (2.01%) Apache Solr
11 11 (2.01%) nginx
11 11 (2.01%) SharePoint
12 10 (1.83%) CICS
13 9 (1.65%) Mule
13 9 (1.65%) WebLogic
14 8 (1.46%) Drupal
14 8 (1.46%) Umbraco
15 7 (1.28%) Kentico
Applications
1 19 (3.47%) HipChat
2 11 (2.01%) Photoshop
3 7 (1.28%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (0.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.37%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.37%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.18%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.18%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 17 (3.11%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 187 (34.19%) Amazon AWS
2 71 (12.98%) GitHub
3 64 (11.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 34 (6.22%) PaaS
5 33 (6.03%) OpenShift
6 31 (5.67%) Amazon EC2
7 29 (5.30%) Amazon S3
8 25 (4.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 25 (4.57%) Amazon ELB
8 25 (4.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 22 (4.02%) Google Cloud Platform
10 21 (3.84%) IaaS
10 21 (3.84%) Serverless
11 19 (3.47%) AWS CloudFormation
12 18 (3.29%) AWS Lambda
13 14 (2.56%) Datadog
13 14 (2.56%) Sauce Labs
14 13 (2.38%) npm
15 12 (2.19%) CloudBees
16 10 (1.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (6.40%) HTTP
2 29 (5.30%) Internet
3 27 (4.94%) DNS
4 19 (3.47%) Firewall
5 18 (3.29%) OpenLDAP
5 18 (3.29%) OpenVPN
5 18 (3.29%) SSH
6 9 (1.65%) BIG-IP
6 9 (1.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 8 (1.46%) SSL
8 6 (1.10%) SMS
8 6 (1.10%) VPN
9 5 (0.91%) DHCP
9 5 (0.91%) LAN
9 5 (0.91%) MPLS
9 5 (0.91%) Network Security
9 5 (0.91%) VLAN
9 5 (0.91%) WAN
10 4 (0.73%) Reverse Proxy
11 2 (0.37%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (13.71%) PostgreSQL
2 61 (11.15%) MySQL
3 51 (9.32%) Oracle Database
3 51 (9.32%) SQL Server
4 34 (6.22%) NoSQL
4 34 (6.22%) Redis
5 33 (6.03%) MongoDB
6 28 (5.12%) Relational Database
7 27 (4.94%) Amazon RDS
8 25 (4.57%) DB2
9 22 (4.02%) RDBMS
10 21 (3.84%) Hadoop
11 13 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
12 9 (1.65%) OLAP
13 6 (1.10%) Big Data
14 5 (0.91%) SQL Server 2016
15 4 (0.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 4 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 3 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
16 3 (0.55%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 296 (54.11%) JIRA
2 279 (51.01%) Jenkins
3 267 (48.81%) Git (software)
4 123 (22.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 91 (16.64%) TeamCity
6 89 (16.27%) Maven
7 82 (14.99%) SonarQube
8 79 (14.44%) Selenium
9 60 (10.97%) Gradle
10 58 (10.60%) Ant
11 56 (10.24%) JUnit
12 55 (10.05%) Sonatype Nexus
13 52 (9.51%) Cucumber
14 50 (9.14%) Subversion
15 46 (8.41%) Artifactory
16 31 (5.67%) Team Foundation Server
17 30 (5.48%) WebDriver
18 22 (4.02%) Mercurial
19 20 (3.66%) gulp
20 19 (3.47%) Appium
General
1 95 (17.37%) Finance
2 46 (8.41%) Banking
3 17 (3.11%) Retail
4 14 (2.56%) Marketing
5 12 (2.19%) Back Office
6 10 (1.83%) Corporate Banking
7 8 (1.46%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.46%) Investment Banking
7 8 (1.46%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.28%) Law
9 6 (1.10%) Billing
9 6 (1.10%) Games
9 6 (1.10%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.73%) Legal
10 4 (0.73%) Music Industry
11 3 (0.55%) Advertising
12 2 (0.37%) Automotive
13 1 (0.18%) Front Office
13 1 (0.18%) Military
13 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 174 (31.81%) DevOps Engineer
2 172 (31.44%) Developer
3 54 (9.87%) Java Developer
4 34 (6.22%) Senior Developer
5 31 (5.67%) Consultant
6 29 (5.30%) Senior DevOps
7 28 (5.12%) AWS DevOps
8 26 (4.75%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 25 (4.57%) Cloud Engineer
9 25 (4.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 24 (4.39%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 24 (4.39%) AWS Engineer
11 22 (4.02%) Tester
12 21 (3.84%) Architect
13 20 (3.66%) Automation Tester
13 20 (3.66%) Linux Engineer
14 18 (3.29%) DevOps Consultant
15 17 (3.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 16 (2.93%) .NET Developer
16 16 (2.93%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (17.55%) REST
2 73 (13.35%) HTML
3 71 (12.98%) CSS
4 68 (12.43%) Web Services
5 64 (11.70%) AngularJS
5 64 (11.70%) Spring
6 61 (11.15%) .NET
7 58 (10.60%) SOAP
8 48 (8.78%) Node.js
9 46 (8.41%) Elastic Stack
10 42 (7.68%) HTML5
11 40 (7.31%) RESTful
12 36 (6.58%) CSS3
12 36 (6.58%) JSON
13 33 (6.03%) React
14 29 (5.30%) jQuery
14 29 (5.30%) Middleware
15 27 (4.94%) ASP.NET
15 27 (4.94%) Hibernate
16 26 (4.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (7.50%) Computer Science
2 22 (4.02%) Linux Command Line
3 20 (3.66%) User Experience
4 19 (3.47%) Mobile App
5 17 (3.11%) Mainframe
6 11 (2.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 9 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (1.65%) DataPower
7 9 (1.65%) Greenfield Project
8 8 (1.46%) Wiki
9 6 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.10%) Fintech
9 6 (1.10%) Life Science
10 5 (0.91%) Data Centre
10 5 (0.91%) Replication
10 5 (0.91%) Virtual Team
11 4 (0.73%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.73%) iPad
11 4 (0.73%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.73%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 197 (36.01%) Linux
2 57 (10.42%) Windows
3 54 (9.87%) Unix
4 44 (8.04%) CentOS
5 31 (5.67%) Apple iOS
6 20 (3.66%) Android
7 19 (3.47%) Mac OS X
7 19 (3.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (2.56%) Solaris
9 12 (2.19%) CoreOS
10 8 (1.46%) Windows Server
11 3 (0.55%) VMS
11 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.37%) RancherOS
12 2 (0.37%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.18%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 320 (58.50%) DevOps
2 309 (56.49%) Agile Software Development
3 183 (33.46%) Continuous Integration
4 162 (29.62%) Test Automation
5 128 (23.40%) Scrum
6 105 (19.20%) Configuration Management
7 99 (18.10%) Continuous Delivery
8 96 (17.55%) TDD
9 67 (12.25%) BDD
10 64 (11.70%) SDLC
11 48 (8.78%) Open Source
12 41 (7.50%) Microservices
13 38 (6.95%) MVC
14 34 (6.22%) SOA
15 33 (6.03%) Stakeholder Management
16 29 (5.30%) Web Development
17 27 (4.94%) Kanban
18 26 (4.75%) OO
18 26 (4.75%) Software Engineering
19 25 (4.57%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 220 (40.22%) Java
2 125 (22.85%) Python
3 110 (20.11%) JavaScript
4 109 (19.93%) SQL
5 74 (13.53%) C#
6 59 (10.79%) Bash Shell
6 59 (10.79%) Groovy
7 36 (6.58%) Ruby
8 33 (6.03%) PHP
9 31 (5.67%) Apple Swift
10 29 (5.30%) Perl
11 20 (3.66%) C++
12 18 (3.29%) PL/SQL
13 15 (2.74%) Shell Script
14 13 (2.38%) PowerShell
15 12 (2.19%) Objective-C
16 11 (2.01%) TypeScript
17 8 (1.46%) Go
18 6 (1.10%) C
18 6 (1.10%) ES6
Qualifications
1 65 (11.88%) Security Cleared
2 50 (9.14%) SC Cleared
3 46 (8.41%) Degree
4 30 (5.48%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (1.46%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.73%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.55%) Chartered Engineer
7 3 (0.55%) CISSP
7 3 (0.55%) CITP
7 3 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (0.55%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.37%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.37%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.37%) RHCE
9 1 (0.18%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (9.87%) QA
2 17 (3.11%) GCP
3 3 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.18%) WCAG
System Software
1 192 (35.10%) Docker
2 30 (5.48%) Virtual Machines
3 18 (3.29%) Postfix
3 18 (3.29%) Squid
3 18 (3.29%) vCloud
4 13 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (1.46%) oVirt
6 8 (1.46%) RHEV
6 8 (1.46%) VirtualBox
7 4 (0.73%) Firmware
8 3 (0.55%) Active Directory
9 2 (0.37%) etcd
9 2 (0.37%) flannel
10 1 (0.18%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.18%) vSphere
10 1 (0.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 135 (24.68%) Ansible
2 132 (24.13%) Puppet
3 91 (16.64%) Kubernetes
4 67 (12.25%) Terraform
5 64 (11.70%) Opscode Chef
6 46 (8.41%) ZABBIX
7 40 (7.31%) Rancher
8 34 (6.22%) Docker Swarm
9 24 (4.39%) logstash
10 23 (4.20%) Kibana
11 18 (3.29%) Rsyslog
11 18 (3.29%) Sysdig
12 17 (3.11%) Ambari
13 14 (2.56%) Mesos
13 14 (2.56%) Nagios
14 12 (2.19%) Packer
15 6 (1.10%) Grafana
15 6 (1.10%) Prometheus
16 5 (0.91%) rkt
16 5 (0.91%) Salt
Vendors
1 90 (16.45%) Oracle
2 88 (16.09%) Atlassian
3 41 (7.50%) VMware
4 40 (7.31%) Microsoft
5 29 (5.30%) Red Hat
6 27 (4.94%) Adobe
7 22 (4.02%) Sonatype
7 22 (4.02%) Splunk
8 16 (2.93%) IBM
9 14 (2.56%) New Relic
10 13 (2.38%) hybris
11 9 (1.65%) F5
11 9 (1.65%) Google
11 9 (1.65%) Green Hat
12 8 (1.46%) HP
13 7 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (1.28%) ServiceNow
14 6 (1.10%) Apple
15 5 (0.91%) BMC
15 5 (0.91%) Citrix