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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Bitbucket
UK
Rank 392 566 610
Rank change year-on-year +174 +44  
Contract jobs citing Bitbucket 212 76 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 0.14% 0.021%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.70% 0.98% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 52 4
Median daily rate £475 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £300 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £695 £387
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £388 £355
% change year-on-year +16.12% +9.15%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.01 - -
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 7863 7718 6924
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.36% 14.56% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5300 5129 4432
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 188 133
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.22 £31.70 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

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 24 March 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 24 March 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 +164 194 £475 +15.15% 57
London +94 96 £525 +7.14% 32
South East +67 50 £419 +4.68% 6
North West +49 22 £475 +18.75% 7
City of London +18 18 £488 +18.18% 7
Berkshire +41 17 £450 +28.57%
South West +2 13 £450 +5.26% 6
Cheshire +40 11 £475 +18.75% 2
Bracknell - 10 £450 -
Wales - 10 £469 -
Surrey +20 9 £425 +2.40% 2
Buckinghamshire - 8 £333 -
Scotland +13 7 £500 +66.66% 2
Milton Keynes - 7 £340 -
Oxfordshire - 7 £400 - 3
Swansea - 6 £525 -
West Wales - 6 £525 -
East of England - 6 £494 - 2
Liverpool - 5 £405 - 2
Manchester - 5 £295 - 3
Merseyside - 5 £405 - 2
Wiltshire +4 4 £345 +13.11%
Gloucestershire +3 4 £450 -18.18% 4
Swindon +2 4 £345 +13.11%
Oxford - 4 £438 -
Cardiff - 4 £431 -
Guildford - 4 £425 - 1
Edinburgh - 4 £500 - 1
South Wales - 4 £431 -
Yorkshire +13 3 £550 - 2

Bitbucket
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 233 (57.82%) JIRA
2 204 (50.62%) Git (software)
3 199 (49.38%) Agile Software Development
4 180 (44.67%) Jenkins
5 160 (39.70%) Java
6 153 (37.97%) Confluence
7 127 (31.51%) Docker
7 127 (31.51%) DevOps
8 119 (29.53%) Continuous Integration
9 118 (29.28%) JavaScript
10 116 (28.78%) Linux
11 111 (27.54%) Scrum
12 108 (26.80%) Atlassian
13 106 (26.30%) Security Cleared
14 96 (23.82%) Maven
15 92 (22.83%) Python
16 88 (21.84%) Amazon AWS
17 84 (20.84%) HTML
18 83 (20.60%) Oracle
19 81 (20.10%) REST
20 80 (19.85%) Puppet
21 79 (19.60%) Ansible
22 78 (19.35%) GitHub
23 74 (18.36%) SC Cleared
24 71 (17.62%) Apache
24 71 (17.62%) CSS
25 68 (16.87%) Ruby
26 67 (16.63%) TDD
27 66 (16.38%) AngularJS
28 65 (16.13%) BDD

Bitbucket
Top Related 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
1 153 (37.97%) Confluence
2 71 (17.62%) Apache
3 34 (8.44%) OpenStack
4 30 (7.44%) Elasticsearch
4 30 (7.44%) Tomcat
5 26 (6.45%) CMS
6 23 (5.71%) WebSphere
7 16 (3.97%) Sitecore CMS
8 15 (3.72%) WebLogic
9 13 (3.23%) Apache Qpid
9 13 (3.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 12 (2.98%) nginx
11 7 (1.74%) Apache Spark
11 7 (1.74%) Oracle Workflow
12 6 (1.49%) Drupal
13 5 (1.24%) Apache Solr
13 5 (1.24%) Liferay
13 5 (1.24%) Mule
14 4 (0.99%) JBoss
14 4 (0.99%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (1.74%) HipChat
1 7 (1.74%) MS Excel
1 7 (1.74%) Photoshop
2 5 (1.24%) MS Office
3 4 (0.99%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.74%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.25%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 6 (1.49%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.24%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.50%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 88 (21.84%) Amazon AWS
2 78 (19.35%) GitHub
3 30 (7.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (4.47%) AWS Lambda
5 16 (3.97%) AWS CloudFormation
6 10 (2.48%) Datadog
7 9 (2.23%) Amazon S3
8 7 (1.74%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (1.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 6 (1.49%) OpenShift
10 5 (1.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (1.24%) Amazon ELB
10 5 (1.24%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.99%) Heroku
11 4 (0.99%) Slack
12 3 (0.74%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 2 (0.50%) Bluemix
13 2 (0.50%) IaaS
13 2 (0.50%) IBM Cloud
13 2 (0.50%) Loggly
Communications & Networking
1 34 (8.44%) HTTP
2 30 (7.44%) DNS
3 20 (4.96%) Firewall
3 20 (4.96%) SNMP
3 20 (4.96%) VPN
4 19 (4.71%) TCP/IP
5 17 (4.22%) SSL
6 16 (3.97%) AMQP
7 14 (3.47%) VoIP
7 14 (3.47%) Wireshark
8 12 (2.98%) SSH
9 9 (2.23%) LDAP
10 8 (1.99%) OpenLDAP
10 8 (1.99%) OpenVPN
11 7 (1.74%) LAN
11 7 (1.74%) WAN
12 4 (0.99%) Internet
12 4 (0.99%) Skype
12 4 (0.99%) snoop
13 2 (0.50%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (15.88%) PostgreSQL
2 47 (11.66%) Oracle Database
3 34 (8.44%) MySQL
4 32 (7.94%) Oracle Database 11g
5 27 (6.70%) MongoDB
6 26 (6.45%) Hadoop
7 25 (6.20%) SQL Server
8 19 (4.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 15 (3.72%) Redis
10 13 (3.23%) Big Data
10 13 (3.23%) NoSQL
11 9 (2.23%) Relational Database
12 8 (1.99%) Apache Cassandra
13 7 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (1.24%) DataStax
14 5 (1.24%) dBASE
14 5 (1.24%) Oracle BI EE
14 5 (1.24%) Oracle ODI
15 4 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
15 4 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 233 (57.82%) JIRA
2 204 (50.62%) Git (software)
3 180 (44.67%) Jenkins
4 96 (23.82%) Maven
5 62 (15.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 60 (14.89%) Selenium
7 51 (12.66%) Ant
7 51 (12.66%) Cucumber
8 45 (11.17%) Gradle
9 34 (8.44%) JUnit
9 34 (8.44%) Sonatype Nexus
10 31 (7.69%) JMeter
11 30 (7.44%) TeamCity
12 29 (7.20%) WebDriver
13 26 (6.45%) Mockito
14 24 (5.96%) SonarQube
15 21 (5.21%) Subversion
16 20 (4.96%) Eclipse
17 17 (4.22%) Apache Ivy
18 16 (3.97%) eggPlant
General
1 53 (13.15%) Finance
2 29 (7.20%) Banking
3 9 (2.23%) Retail
3 9 (2.23%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.99%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (1.74%) Games
5 7 (1.74%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.24%) Front Office
6 5 (1.24%) Marketing
7 4 (0.99%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.99%) Legal
8 3 (0.74%) Electronics
8 3 (0.74%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.50%) Advertising
9 2 (0.50%) Back Office
9 2 (0.50%) Publishing
10 1 (0.25%) Automotive
10 1 (0.25%) Law
10 1 (0.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 180 (44.67%) Developer
2 78 (19.35%) DevOps Engineer
3 56 (13.90%) Java Developer
4 41 (10.17%) Architect
5 25 (6.20%) Angular Developer
6 23 (5.71%) AWS Engineer
7 22 (5.46%) Cloud Architect
8 18 (4.47%) AWS DevOps
9 17 (4.22%) Python Developer
9 17 (4.22%) Senior Developer
9 17 (4.22%) UI Developer
10 16 (3.97%) AWS Architect
10 16 (3.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 14 (3.47%) Consultant
11 14 (3.47%) JavaScript Developer
11 14 (3.47%) Release Engineer
11 14 (3.47%) Web Developer
12 13 (3.23%) Linux Engineer
13 12 (2.98%) C# Developer
13 12 (2.98%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (20.84%) HTML
2 81 (20.10%) REST
3 71 (17.62%) CSS
4 66 (16.38%) AngularJS
5 60 (14.89%) XML
6 59 (14.64%) jQuery
7 58 (14.39%) SOAP
8 51 (12.66%) Spring
9 49 (12.16%) JSON
10 48 (11.91%) Elastic Stack
11 38 (9.43%) Web Services
12 35 (8.68%) Node.js
13 33 (8.19%) HTML5
14 31 (7.69%) .NET
15 30 (7.44%) Oracle GoldenGate
16 27 (6.70%) D3.js
17 24 (5.96%) Hibernate
18 18 (4.47%) Material Design
19 17 (4.22%) J2EE
19 17 (4.22%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 20 (4.96%) Mobile App
1 20 (4.96%) PKI
2 17 (4.22%) User Experience
3 12 (2.98%) Fintech
4 11 (2.73%) Client/Server
5 9 (2.23%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.23%) Private Cloud
6 8 (1.99%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (1.74%) Algorithms
7 7 (1.74%) Embedded Systems
8 6 (1.49%) Cloud Native
8 6 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (0.99%) Data Centre
9 4 (0.99%) Derivative
9 4 (0.99%) iPad
9 4 (0.99%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.99%) Wiki
10 3 (0.74%) DataPower
10 3 (0.74%) Equities
10 3 (0.74%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 116 (28.78%) Linux
2 39 (9.68%) Unix
3 33 (8.19%) CentOS
4 32 (7.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (6.45%) Windows
6 16 (3.97%) Apple iOS
6 16 (3.97%) CoreOS
7 15 (3.72%) Ubuntu
8 12 (2.98%) Android
9 10 (2.48%) RancherOS
10 7 (1.74%) Windows Server
11 5 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.74%) AIX
12 3 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.50%) Solaris
14 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.25%) Mesosphere
14 1 (0.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (49.38%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (31.51%) DevOps
3 119 (29.53%) Continuous Integration
4 111 (27.54%) Scrum
5 67 (16.63%) TDD
6 65 (16.13%) BDD
7 54 (13.40%) Configuration Management
8 52 (12.90%) OO
9 41 (10.17%) Automated Testing
10 38 (9.43%) Open Source
11 34 (8.44%) Unit Testing
11 34 (8.44%) Visualisation
12 33 (8.19%) Project Management
13 32 (7.94%) Test Automation
14 29 (7.20%) Continuous Delivery
14 29 (7.20%) Web Development
15 26 (6.45%) Front End Development
16 24 (5.96%) Content Management
17 23 (5.71%) OOP
18 22 (5.46%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 160 (39.70%) Java
2 118 (29.28%) JavaScript
3 92 (22.83%) Python
4 68 (16.87%) Ruby
5 56 (13.90%) SQL
6 46 (11.41%) Bash Shell
7 36 (8.93%) Groovy
8 29 (7.20%) Perl
9 27 (6.70%) C#
10 25 (6.20%) C++
11 24 (5.96%) PowerShell
12 21 (5.21%) PL/SQL
13 19 (4.71%) Shell Script
14 17 (4.22%) Go
15 12 (2.98%) PHP
16 9 (2.23%) Apple Swift
17 8 (1.99%) Objective-C
18 6 (1.49%) C
19 5 (1.24%) Apex Code
19 5 (1.24%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 106 (26.30%) Security Cleared
2 74 (18.36%) SC Cleared
3 35 (8.68%) DV Cleared
4 15 (3.72%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (1.49%) Degree
6 4 (0.99%) BC Cleared
6 4 (0.99%) CTC Cleared
6 4 (0.99%) Sun Certification
7 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.25%) ISEB
8 1 (0.25%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.25%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.47%) QA
2 4 (0.99%) WCAG
3 3 (0.74%) COBIT
3 3 (0.74%) SDET
4 1 (0.25%) Basel III
System Software
1 127 (31.51%) Docker
2 10 (2.48%) Corosync
2 10 (2.48%) etcd
2 10 (2.48%) flannel
3 8 (1.99%) Postfix
3 8 (1.99%) Squid
3 8 (1.99%) vCloud
4 6 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (1.24%) Varnish
6 2 (0.50%) LXC
7 1 (0.25%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.25%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.25%) KVM
7 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 80 (19.85%) Puppet
2 79 (19.60%) Ansible
3 54 (13.40%) Kubernetes
4 46 (11.41%) Terraform
5 41 (10.17%) Consul
6 39 (9.68%) ZABBIX
7 31 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
8 30 (7.44%) Rsyslog
9 24 (5.96%) Docker Swarm
9 24 (5.96%) Packer
10 23 (5.71%) yum
11 20 (4.96%) Kibana
12 18 (4.47%) logstash
12 18 (4.47%) Rancher
13 12 (2.98%) Pingdom
14 10 (2.48%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 10 (2.48%) Marathon
14 10 (2.48%) Mesos
14 10 (2.48%) Pacemaker
14 10 (2.48%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 108 (26.80%) Atlassian
2 83 (20.60%) Oracle
3 39 (9.68%) AppDynamics
4 37 (9.18%) Google
5 35 (8.68%) VMware
6 29 (7.20%) Splunk
7 24 (5.96%) Sonatype
8 23 (5.71%) CA
9 18 (4.47%) Red Hat
10 17 (4.22%) IBM
10 17 (4.22%) Sitecore
11 12 (2.98%) PagerDuty
12 11 (2.73%) Microsoft
13 9 (2.23%) Cadence
14 8 (1.99%) Adobe
15 6 (1.49%) HP
15 6 (1.49%) SAP
16 5 (1.24%) Informatica
16 5 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
16 5 (1.24%) TIBCO
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