Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 408 544 835
Rank change year-on-year +136 +291 +30
Contract jobs citing Bitbucket 562 362 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.55% 0.35% 0.045%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.94% 2.11% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 195 39
UK median daily rate £475 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +42.86% -12.50%
10th Percentile £338 £335 £248
90th Percentile £613 £605 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £350
% change year-on-year +2.86% +25.00% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 0
UK median hourly rate £49.50 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.47% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.50 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year +16.47% - -

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 19118 17172 16327
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.69% 16.51% 14.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13309 11571 10870
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.63%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 288 250 341
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29.00 £24.00 £24.23
90th Percentile £60.30 £53.88 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 +138 535 £488 -2.50% 64
UK excluding London +176 284 £450 +2.86% 33
London +21 268 £500 -4.76% 32
South East +104 111 £450 -4.00% 8
South West +15 43 £481 +24.19% 6
North of England +65 41 £415 -7.78% 10
Midlands +35 41 £470 +3.01% 4
North West +44 36 £434 -3.61% 7
West Midlands +47 34 £470 - 2
East of England +11 32 £425 -20.93% 3
Scotland -3 15 £300 +13.21% 2
East Midlands -5 7 £425 +25.00% 2
Yorkshire -3 4 £338 -38.64% 2
Northern Ireland -48 4 £413 -1.79%
North East - 1 £325 - 1

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 316 (56.23%) JIRA
2 302 (53.74%) DevOps
3 293 (52.14%) Agile Software Development
4 289 (51.42%) Git (software)
5 276 (49.11%) Jenkins
6 235 (41.81%) Java
7 204 (36.30%) Linux
8 196 (34.88%) Docker
9 195 (34.70%) Amazon AWS
10 188 (33.45%) Continuous Integration
11 165 (29.36%) Confluence
12 147 (26.16%) Ansible
13 139 (24.73%) Puppet
14 136 (24.20%) Test Automation
15 135 (24.02%) JavaScript
16 130 (23.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 122 (21.71%) Scrum
18 117 (20.82%) Finance
19 114 (20.28%) REST
20 112 (19.93%) Atlassian
21 110 (19.57%) SQL
21 110 (19.57%) Python
22 105 (18.68%) TDD
23 98 (17.44%) HTML
24 96 (17.08%) Configuration Management
24 96 (17.08%) Maven
25 93 (16.55%) CSS
26 87 (15.48%) Web Services
27 84 (14.95%) Continuous Delivery
28 82 (14.59%) Terraform

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
1 165 (29.36%) Confluence
2 57 (10.14%) Apache
3 54 (9.61%) Elasticsearch
4 49 (8.72%) Tomcat
5 29 (5.16%) Cloud Foundry
6 21 (3.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 19 (3.38%) IIS
8 17 (3.02%) CMS
9 16 (2.85%) OpenStack
10 14 (2.49%) nginx
11 13 (2.31%) SharePoint
12 12 (2.14%) JBoss
13 11 (1.96%) Apache Solr
13 11 (1.96%) WebSphere
14 10 (1.78%) CICS
15 9 (1.60%) Drupal
16 8 (1.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 8 (1.42%) Umbraco
16 8 (1.42%) WebLogic
16 8 (1.42%) WordPress
Applications
1 23 (4.09%) HipChat
2 10 (1.78%) Photoshop
3 7 (1.25%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (0.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.36%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.36%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.18%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 16 (2.85%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 195 (34.70%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (14.41%) GitHub
3 54 (9.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 30 (5.34%) Amazon EC2
5 29 (5.16%) AWS CloudFormation
6 26 (4.63%) PaaS
6 26 (4.63%) Serverless
7 24 (4.27%) Amazon S3
8 23 (4.09%) AWS Lambda
8 23 (4.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 21 (3.74%) IaaS
9 21 (3.74%) OpenShift
10 20 (3.56%) Amazon ELB
11 17 (3.02%) npm
11 17 (3.02%) SaaS
12 16 (2.85%) Google Cloud Platform
13 15 (2.67%) Sauce Labs
14 14 (2.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 10 (1.78%) Heroku
16 9 (1.60%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 39 (6.94%) HTTP
2 29 (5.16%) Internet
3 25 (4.45%) DNS
4 18 (3.20%) Firewall
5 15 (2.67%) SSH
6 14 (2.49%) OpenLDAP
6 14 (2.49%) OpenVPN
7 9 (1.60%) BIG-IP
7 9 (1.60%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 8 (1.42%) SSL
9 6 (1.07%) LDAP
9 6 (1.07%) SMS
9 6 (1.07%) VPN
10 5 (0.89%) DHCP
10 5 (0.89%) LAN
10 5 (0.89%) MPLS
10 5 (0.89%) Network Security
10 5 (0.89%) Reverse Proxy
10 5 (0.89%) VLAN
10 5 (0.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (13.17%) PostgreSQL
2 73 (12.99%) MySQL
3 51 (9.07%) SQL Server
4 43 (7.65%) MongoDB
5 37 (6.58%) NoSQL
6 36 (6.41%) Redis
7 35 (6.23%) Oracle Database
8 31 (5.52%) Relational Database
9 27 (4.80%) DB2
10 26 (4.63%) Amazon RDS
11 22 (3.91%) Hadoop
12 21 (3.74%) RDBMS
13 19 (3.38%) Apache Cassandra
14 14 (2.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 10 (1.78%) Big Data
16 6 (1.07%) OLAP
17 3 (0.53%) Endeca
17 3 (0.53%) MS Access
17 3 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 2 (0.36%) KDB
Development Applications
1 316 (56.23%) JIRA
2 289 (51.42%) Git (software)
3 276 (49.11%) Jenkins
4 130 (23.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 96 (17.08%) Maven
6 82 (14.59%) TeamCity
7 75 (13.35%) Selenium
8 57 (10.14%) Gradle
9 56 (9.96%) Ant
9 56 (9.96%) SonarQube
10 51 (9.07%) JUnit
11 50 (8.90%) Sonatype Nexus
12 49 (8.72%) Cucumber
13 45 (8.01%) Subversion
14 41 (7.30%) gulp
15 35 (6.23%) Grunt
16 32 (5.69%) Artifactory
16 32 (5.69%) Jasmine
17 29 (5.16%) WebDriver
18 25 (4.45%) Vagrant
General
1 117 (20.82%) Finance
2 53 (9.43%) Banking
3 22 (3.91%) Retail
4 14 (2.49%) Marketing
5 12 (2.14%) Billing
5 12 (2.14%) Corporate Banking
5 12 (2.14%) Investment Banking
6 9 (1.60%) Back Office
6 9 (1.60%) Games
6 9 (1.60%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.42%) Retail Banking
8 6 (1.07%) Front Office
9 5 (0.89%) Law
10 4 (0.71%) Advertising
10 4 (0.71%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.71%) Music Industry
11 3 (0.53%) Electronics
11 3 (0.53%) Legal
12 2 (0.36%) Automotive
12 2 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 183 (32.56%) Developer
2 153 (27.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 46 (8.19%) Java Developer
4 37 (6.58%) Consultant
5 32 (5.69%) Senior Developer
6 30 (5.34%) AWS DevOps
7 28 (4.98%) Architect
7 28 (4.98%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 23 (4.09%) Angular Developer
8 23 (4.09%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 23 (4.09%) AWS Engineer
8 23 (4.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 23 (4.09%) Tester
9 22 (3.91%) Senior DevOps
10 21 (3.74%) Linux Engineer
11 20 (3.56%) Automation Tester
12 19 (3.38%) iOS Developer
13 18 (3.20%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 18 (3.20%) QA Tester
13 18 (3.20%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (20.28%) REST
2 98 (17.44%) HTML
3 93 (16.55%) CSS
4 87 (15.48%) Web Services
5 78 (13.88%) SOAP
6 74 (13.17%) Spring
7 72 (12.81%) .NET
8 71 (12.63%) AngularJS
9 62 (11.03%) HTML5
10 56 (9.96%) JSON
11 54 (9.61%) CSS3
12 49 (8.72%) Node.js
13 48 (8.54%) jQuery
13 48 (8.54%) RESTful
14 47 (8.36%) XML
15 37 (6.58%) React
15 37 (6.58%) Sass
16 33 (5.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 31 (5.52%) Spring Boot
18 30 (5.34%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 40 (7.12%) User Experience
2 32 (5.69%) Computer Science
3 20 (3.56%) Linux Command Line
3 20 (3.56%) Mobile App
4 18 (3.20%) W3C
5 14 (2.49%) Mainframe
6 13 (2.31%) iPad
7 11 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 11 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
8 10 (1.78%) DataPower
9 8 (1.42%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (1.42%) iPhone
10 7 (1.25%) Fintech
11 6 (1.07%) Data Centre
11 6 (1.07%) Virtual Team
12 5 (0.89%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.89%) Management Information System
12 5 (0.89%) Private Cloud
12 5 (0.89%) Public Cloud
13 4 (0.71%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 204 (36.30%) Linux
2 71 (12.63%) Unix
3 51 (9.07%) Windows
4 37 (6.58%) Apple iOS
5 26 (4.63%) CentOS
6 19 (3.38%) Android
7 18 (3.20%) Mac OS X
7 18 (3.20%) Solaris
8 17 (3.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (2.14%) CoreOS
10 11 (1.96%) Windows Server
11 9 (1.60%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.71%) VMS
13 3 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
14 2 (0.36%) RancherOS
15 1 (0.18%) AIX
15 1 (0.18%) Debian
15 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 302 (53.74%) DevOps
2 293 (52.14%) Agile Software Development
3 188 (33.45%) Continuous Integration
4 136 (24.20%) Test Automation
5 122 (21.71%) Scrum
6 105 (18.68%) TDD
7 96 (17.08%) Configuration Management
8 84 (14.95%) Continuous Delivery
9 72 (12.81%) BDD
10 55 (9.79%) SDLC
11 49 (8.72%) Open Source
12 42 (7.47%) Microservices
13 38 (6.76%) Front End Development
14 33 (5.87%) MVC
14 33 (5.87%) Web Development
15 30 (5.34%) OO
16 28 (4.98%) Unit Testing
17 26 (4.63%) Kanban
17 26 (4.63%) SOA
17 26 (4.63%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 235 (41.81%) Java
2 135 (24.02%) JavaScript
3 110 (19.57%) Python
3 110 (19.57%) SQL
4 65 (11.57%) C#
5 53 (9.43%) Bash Shell
6 51 (9.07%) Groovy
7 37 (6.58%) Apple Swift
7 37 (6.58%) PHP
8 30 (5.34%) Ruby
9 21 (3.74%) C++
10 20 (3.56%) Perl
11 19 (3.38%) Objective-C
12 18 (3.20%) Shell Script
13 16 (2.85%) PowerShell
14 13 (2.31%) C
15 12 (2.14%) PL/SQL
15 12 (2.14%) Scala
16 11 (1.96%) Go
17 10 (1.78%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 58 (10.32%) Security Cleared
2 44 (7.83%) SC Cleared
3 40 (7.12%) Degree
4 24 (4.27%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (1.42%) BC Cleared
6 6 (1.07%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.71%) Chartered Engineer
7 4 (0.71%) CITP
7 4 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (0.71%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.53%) CISSP
8 3 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.53%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.36%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.18%) MBCS
10 1 (0.18%) PMP
10 1 (0.18%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (11.21%) QA
2 13 (2.31%) GCP
3 4 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.36%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.18%) WCAG
System Software
1 196 (34.88%) Docker
2 24 (4.27%) Virtual Machines
3 15 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (2.49%) Postfix
4 14 (2.49%) Squid
4 14 (2.49%) vCloud
5 9 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (1.42%) oVirt
6 8 (1.42%) RHEV
7 5 (0.89%) VirtualBox
8 4 (0.71%) Firmware
9 2 (0.36%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
9 2 (0.36%) etcd
9 2 (0.36%) flannel
9 2 (0.36%) Varnish
10 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
10 1 (0.18%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.18%) KVM
10 1 (0.18%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 147 (26.16%) Ansible
2 139 (24.73%) Puppet
3 82 (14.59%) Terraform
4 74 (13.17%) Kubernetes
5 64 (11.39%) Opscode Chef
6 45 (8.01%) ZABBIX
7 35 (6.23%) Rancher
8 32 (5.69%) Docker Swarm
9 22 (3.91%) logstash
10 20 (3.56%) Kibana
11 17 (3.02%) Nagios
12 16 (2.85%) Ambari
12 16 (2.85%) Mesos
13 15 (2.67%) Packer
14 14 (2.49%) BladeLogic
14 14 (2.49%) Rsyslog
14 14 (2.49%) Sysdig
15 10 (1.78%) Consul
16 9 (1.60%) Pingdom
17 6 (1.07%) Graphite
Vendors
1 112 (19.93%) Atlassian
2 77 (13.70%) Oracle
3 37 (6.58%) VMware
4 29 (5.16%) Microsoft
5 23 (4.09%) Adobe
6 19 (3.38%) Red Hat
6 19 (3.38%) Sonatype
7 15 (2.67%) Splunk
8 14 (2.49%) hybris
8 14 (2.49%) IBM
8 14 (2.49%) Salesforce.com
9 13 (2.31%) BMC
9 13 (2.31%) HP
10 12 (2.14%) Google
11 11 (1.96%) AppDynamics
12 9 (1.60%) F5
12 9 (1.60%) Green Hat
12 9 (1.60%) New Relic
13 7 (1.25%) PagerDuty
13 7 (1.25%) ServiceNow