Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 335 428 578
Rank change year-on-year +93 +150 +281
Contract jobs citing Bitbucket 783 540 336
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.77% 0.54% 0.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.65% 2.96% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 508 358 180
UK median daily rate £479 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.92% -5.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £325 £338 £335
90th Percentile £631 £602 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £436 £448 £450
% change year-on-year -2.51% -0.56% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
UK median hourly rate £51.25 £48.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.13% +14.71% -
10th Percentile £47.50 £42.40 £41.25
90th Percentile £58.13 £50.60 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.25 £48.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year +5.13% +14.71% -

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 21,444 18,260 17,382
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.95% 18.38% 16.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,673 12,655 11,761
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 290 254
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +5.13%
10th Percentile £26.25 £30.23 £24.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £61.90 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +4.30%

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 20 October 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
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 20 October 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 +71 713 £500 +5.26% 207
UK excluding London +82 447 £436 -2.51% 155
London +34 330 £550 +10.00% 67
Midlands +39 102 £422 -13.88% 22
North of England +48 98 £450 +5.88% 37
South East -26 87 £411 -8.61% 44
West Midlands +19 73 £450 -11.76% 12
South West +8 73 £475 - 25
North West +20 55 £475 +18.75% 23
Scotland +19 55 £438 +45.83% 10
Yorkshire +17 39 £450 - 10
East Midlands +29 29 £380 +1.33% 9
East of England +2 22 £500 +29.03% 12
Northern Ireland +35 5 £434 +5.09% 2
Wales -15 5 £390 +11.43% 3
North East +7 4 £325 - 4

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 405 (51.72%) Git (software)
2 404 (51.60%) Agile Software Development
3 377 (48.15%) Jenkins
4 369 (47.13%) Java
5 346 (44.19%) JIRA
6 331 (42.27%) DevOps
7 248 (31.67%) Docker
8 246 (31.42%) Continuous Integration
9 214 (27.33%) Linux
10 212 (27.08%) Confluence
11 209 (26.69%) Amazon AWS
12 196 (25.03%) TDD
13 184 (23.50%) Python
13 184 (23.50%) Ansible
14 178 (22.73%) JavaScript
15 177 (22.61%) Test Automation
16 164 (20.95%) SQL
17 160 (20.43%) .NET
18 159 (20.31%) Scrum
19 157 (20.05%) REST
20 151 (19.28%) Kubernetes
21 148 (18.90%) Puppet
21 148 (18.90%) Selenium
22 140 (17.88%) Microservices
23 137 (17.50%) HTML
24 133 (16.99%) Artifactory
24 133 (16.99%) GitHub
25 129 (16.48%) Cucumber
25 129 (16.48%) Atlassian
26 125 (15.96%) C#

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
1 212 (27.08%) Confluence
2 68 (8.68%) Elasticsearch
3 66 (8.43%) Apache
4 37 (4.73%) nginx
5 36 (4.60%) Tomcat
6 33 (4.21%) WebLogic
7 21 (2.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 21 (2.68%) CMS
7 21 (2.68%) SharePoint
8 19 (2.43%) Apache Spark
8 19 (2.43%) JBoss
9 18 (2.30%) IIS
10 17 (2.17%) Cloud Foundry
10 17 (2.17%) Umbraco
11 16 (2.04%) WebSphere
12 10 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
12 10 (1.28%) NServiceBus
13 9 (1.15%) OpenStack
13 9 (1.15%) SAS
14 6 (0.77%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 9 (1.15%) HipChat
1 9 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
2 7 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (0.77%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.38%) InVision
Business Applications
1 11 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.77%) Markit EDM
3 5 (0.64%) Oracle Cash Management
3 5 (0.64%) SAP Hybris
4 4 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.38%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.38%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.26%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 1 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 209 (26.69%) Amazon AWS
2 133 (16.99%) GitHub
3 114 (14.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 58 (7.41%) OpenShift
5 51 (6.51%) Amazon S3
6 48 (6.13%) Amazon EC2
7 44 (5.62%) PaaS
8 38 (4.85%) Sauce Labs
9 33 (4.21%) Google Cloud Platform
10 31 (3.96%) Amazon ELB
11 30 (3.83%) IaaS
12 20 (2.55%) npm
13 19 (2.43%) Datadog
14 18 (2.30%) Apigee
15 17 (2.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 17 (2.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 16 (2.04%) IBM Cloud
16 16 (2.04%) SaaS
17 15 (1.92%) Google Analytics
18 12 (1.53%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 51 (6.51%) HTTP
2 40 (5.11%) SSL
3 34 (4.34%) Firewall
4 24 (3.07%) DNS
5 23 (2.94%) SSH
5 23 (2.94%) TCP/IP
6 19 (2.43%) Kerberos
7 15 (1.92%) HTTPS
7 15 (1.92%) Internet
7 15 (1.92%) Reverse Proxy
8 11 (1.40%) DSL
9 9 (1.15%) OpenLDAP
10 8 (1.02%) OpenVPN
10 8 (1.02%) VPN
11 6 (0.77%) DHCP
12 4 (0.51%) IPsec
12 4 (0.51%) SAN
13 3 (0.38%) NAS
14 2 (0.26%) Calico
14 2 (0.26%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 89 (11.37%) MongoDB
3 61 (7.79%) Big Data
4 60 (7.66%) NoSQL
5 58 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
6 57 (7.28%) MySQL
7 34 (4.34%) InfluxDB
8 31 (3.96%) Redis
9 26 (3.32%) Relational Database
10 21 (2.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 20 (2.55%) Hadoop
12 16 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
13 15 (1.92%) Oracle Database
14 12 (1.53%) Amazon RDS
14 12 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 11 (1.40%) Couchbase
16 10 (1.28%) Pentaho
16 10 (1.28%) RDBMS
16 10 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
17 6 (0.77%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 405 (51.72%) Git (software)
2 377 (48.15%) Jenkins
3 346 (44.19%) JIRA
4 148 (18.90%) Selenium
5 133 (16.99%) Artifactory
6 129 (16.48%) Cucumber
7 124 (15.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 110 (14.05%) Maven
9 106 (13.54%) TeamCity
10 100 (12.77%) Sonatype Nexus
11 75 (9.58%) JUnit
12 70 (8.94%) Subversion
13 49 (6.26%) Ant
14 47 (6.00%) SonarQube
15 45 (5.75%) gulp
16 40 (5.11%) Octopus Deploy
17 35 (4.47%) Grunt
18 34 (4.34%) JMeter
19 33 (4.21%) IntelliJ
20 32 (4.09%) Gradle
General
1 104 (13.28%) Banking
2 90 (11.49%) Finance
3 18 (2.30%) Investment Banking
3 18 (2.30%) Retail
4 13 (1.66%) Marketing
5 12 (1.53%) Law
6 8 (1.02%) Retail Banking
7 7 (0.89%) Back Office
8 5 (0.64%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.64%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.51%) Advertising
9 4 (0.51%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.38%) Front Office
11 2 (0.26%) Games
11 2 (0.26%) Legal
11 2 (0.26%) Publishing
12 1 (0.13%) Avionics
12 1 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.13%) Digital Economy
12 1 (0.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 362 (46.23%) Developer
2 136 (17.37%) DevOps Engineer
3 121 (15.45%) Java Developer
4 50 (6.39%) Senior Developer
5 44 (5.62%) C# Developer
6 42 (5.36%) AWS DevOps
6 42 (5.36%) Consultant
7 39 (4.98%) AWS Engineer
8 38 (4.85%) Architect
9 37 (4.73%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 34 (4.34%) Unix Engineer
11 31 (3.96%) .NET Developer
12 28 (3.58%) Tester
13 27 (3.45%) Senior C# Developer
14 25 (3.19%) UI Developer
15 22 (2.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 21 (2.68%) C# .NET Developer
16 21 (2.68%) Full Stack Developer
16 21 (2.68%) Lead Developer
16 21 (2.68%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (20.43%) .NET
2 157 (20.05%) REST
3 137 (17.50%) HTML
4 117 (14.94%) AngularJS
5 106 (13.54%) CSS
6 97 (12.39%) Node.js
7 91 (11.62%) Spring
8 85 (10.86%) jQuery
9 83 (10.60%) Web Services
10 82 (10.47%) SOAP
11 72 (9.20%) HTML5
11 72 (9.20%) JSON
11 72 (9.20%) RESTful
12 56 (7.15%) React
13 48 (6.13%) XML
14 47 (6.00%) Spring Boot
15 43 (5.49%) Ajax
16 38 (4.85%) Elastic Stack
17 36 (4.60%) ASP.NET
18 33 (4.21%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 35 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (3.58%) Public Cloud
3 24 (3.07%) User Experience
4 23 (2.94%) PKI
5 19 (2.43%) Greenfield Project
6 15 (1.92%) Data Structures
6 15 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
7 14 (1.79%) Fintech
8 12 (1.53%) Algorithms
8 12 (1.53%) Linux Command Line
8 12 (1.53%) Mobile App
9 11 (1.40%) Computer Science
10 10 (1.28%) Hedge funds
11 9 (1.15%) Cloud Native
11 9 (1.15%) Private Cloud
12 8 (1.02%) Data Centre
13 7 (0.89%) Management Information System
14 6 (0.77%) Equity Derivative
14 6 (0.77%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 214 (27.33%) Linux
2 123 (15.71%) Unix
3 109 (13.92%) Windows
4 48 (6.13%) Ubuntu
5 41 (5.24%) Windows Server
6 30 (3.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 28 (3.58%) Apple iOS
8 25 (3.19%) Android
9 23 (2.94%) CentOS
10 9 (1.15%) Mac OS X
11 7 (0.89%) Solaris
12 5 (0.64%) CoreOS
13 4 (0.51%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.38%) VMS
14 3 (0.38%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.38%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
16 1 (0.13%) Amazon Linux
16 1 (0.13%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 404 (51.60%) Agile Software Development
2 331 (42.27%) DevOps
3 246 (31.42%) Continuous Integration
4 196 (25.03%) TDD
5 177 (22.61%) Test Automation
6 159 (20.31%) Scrum
7 140 (17.88%) Microservices
8 89 (11.37%) BDD
9 75 (9.58%) Configuration Management
10 72 (9.20%) Kanban
11 65 (8.30%) OO
12 64 (8.17%) Analytics
12 64 (8.17%) Deployment Automation
13 63 (8.05%) MVC
14 55 (7.02%) Continuous Delivery
14 55 (7.02%) E-Commerce
14 55 (7.02%) SDLC
15 54 (6.90%) Capacity Management
15 54 (6.90%) Problem-Solving
16 51 (6.51%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 369 (47.13%) Java
2 184 (23.50%) Python
3 178 (22.73%) JavaScript
4 164 (20.95%) SQL
5 125 (15.96%) C#
6 75 (9.58%) Bash Shell
7 69 (8.81%) Perl
8 57 (7.28%) Ruby
9 51 (6.51%) Groovy
10 50 (6.39%) PowerShell
11 48 (6.13%) PHP
12 46 (5.87%) Shell Script
13 26 (3.32%) Java 8
14 24 (3.07%) C++
15 19 (2.43%) PL/SQL
16 17 (2.17%) Go
17 16 (2.04%) Apple Swift
17 16 (2.04%) C
17 16 (2.04%) Objective-C
18 15 (1.92%) R
Qualifications
1 50 (6.39%) Security Cleared
2 35 (4.47%) SC Cleared
3 25 (3.19%) Degree
4 8 (1.02%) CISSP
4 8 (1.02%) DV Cleared
5 6 (0.77%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.64%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.64%) SSCP
7 4 (0.51%) AWS Certification
7 4 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (0.38%) CCNA
8 3 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.38%) CompTIA Security+
8 3 (0.38%) DBS Check
8 3 (0.38%) GIAC
8 3 (0.38%) Linux+ Certification
8 3 (0.38%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (0.38%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.38%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (5.62%) QA
2 7 (0.89%) PMO
3 5 (0.64%) GDPR
4 3 (0.38%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.13%) SLA
6 1 (0.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 248 (31.67%) Docker
2 16 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.53%) Squid
4 10 (1.28%) Active Directory
4 10 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (1.02%) Postfix
5 8 (1.02%) vCloud
6 7 (0.89%) oVirt
7 6 (0.77%) RHEV
8 3 (0.38%) vSphere
9 2 (0.26%) iptables
10 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.13%) KVM
10 1 (0.13%) NFS
10 1 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 184 (23.50%) Ansible
2 151 (19.28%) Kubernetes
3 148 (18.90%) Puppet
4 123 (15.71%) Terraform
5 104 (13.28%) Opscode Chef
6 49 (6.26%) ZABBIX
7 48 (6.13%) Nagios
8 41 (5.24%) Kibana
9 34 (4.34%) Rancher
10 30 (3.83%) logstash
11 23 (2.94%) Grafana
12 19 (2.43%) Pingdom
12 19 (2.43%) Uchiwa
13 18 (2.30%) Single Sign-On
14 16 (2.04%) Prometheus
15 14 (1.79%) Docker Swarm
15 14 (1.79%) Packer
16 13 (1.66%) ITRS Geneos
17 12 (1.53%) Sysdig
18 11 (1.40%) Salt
Vendors
1 129 (16.48%) Atlassian
2 107 (13.67%) Oracle
3 74 (9.45%) Microsoft
4 59 (7.54%) Splunk
5 53 (6.77%) Google
6 46 (5.87%) New Relic
7 45 (5.75%) AppDynamics
8 39 (4.98%) Red Hat
9 30 (3.83%) IBM
10 29 (3.70%) Adobe
11 27 (3.45%) hybris
11 27 (3.45%) VMware
12 25 (3.19%) HP
13 20 (2.55%) PagerDuty
14 17 (2.17%) Cloudera
14 17 (2.17%) Hortonworks
15 16 (2.04%) CyberArk
15 16 (2.04%) Micro Focus
16 13 (1.66%) BEA
16 13 (1.66%) Tableau