Period
to 13 November 2019

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 13 November 2019 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
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 328 337 430
Rank change year-on-year +9 +93 +130
Contract jobs citing Bitbucket 631 809 554
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.75% 0.78% 0.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.30% 3.69% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 521 360
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £337
90th Percentile £625 £635 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £435 £450
% change year-on-year +9.20% -3.33% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 7
UK median hourly rate £44.00 £51.25 £49.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.15% +3.54% +16.47%
10th Percentile £36.51 £47.50 £44.80
90th Percentile £47.21 £58.13 £50.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £51.25 £49.50
% change year-on-year - +3.54% +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 14,678 21,920 18,956
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.38% 21.13% 18.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,635 15,033 13,168
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 234 287
UK median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.35% - +3.66%
10th Percentile £20.50 £26.58 £29.00
90th Percentile £63.50 £53.75 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50

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 13 November 2019.

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 13 November 2019. 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 -7 559 £500 - 157
UK excluding London +9 366 £475 +9.20% 125
London -3 247 £525 -4.55% 46
South East +77 128 £451 +12.75% 38
South West -2 62 £475 - 15
Scotland +26 53 £544 +22.54% 14
Midlands -6 52 £394 -5.63% 16
North of England -18 48 £500 +11.11% 32
East Midlands +25 30 £380 - 8
North West -23 26 £525 +5.00% 18
West Midlands -16 22 £410 -8.89% 8
Yorkshire +8 21 £450 +0.56% 8
East of England +16 18 £475 -5.00% 10
Wales +25 3 £325 -16.67%
Northern Ireland +4 2 £430 -0.41%
North East +12 1 £350 +27.27% 6

For the 6 months to 13 November 2019, 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.

1 363 (57.53%) Agile Software Development
2 312 (49.45%) Git (software)
3 310 (49.13%) Jenkins
4 304 (48.18%) JIRA
5 292 (46.28%) DevOps
6 212 (33.60%) Java
7 203 (32.17%) Confluence
8 196 (31.06%) AWS
9 188 (29.79%) Linux
10 185 (29.32%) JavaScript
11 181 (28.68%) Docker
12 168 (26.62%) Python
13 160 (25.36%) Ansible
14 151 (23.93%) Scrum
15 146 (23.14%) Continuous Integration
16 131 (20.76%) Test Automation
17 124 (19.65%) SQL
18 117 (18.54%) Terraform
19 108 (17.12%) GitHub
20 107 (16.96%) Security Cleared
21 101 (16.01%) Atlassian
22 100 (15.85%) Node.js
23 99 (15.69%) Kubernetes
24 97 (15.37%) HTML
25 96 (15.21%) Finance
26 95 (15.06%) Oracle
26 95 (15.06%) Web Services
27 94 (14.90%) CSS
28 93 (14.74%) AngularJS
29 88 (13.95%) Microservices

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
1 203 (32.17%) Confluence
2 47 (7.45%) Apache
3 29 (4.60%) WebLogic
4 22 (3.49%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (2.06%) Drupal
5 13 (2.06%) IIS
5 13 (2.06%) nginx
5 13 (2.06%) Tomcat
6 12 (1.90%) CMS
7 11 (1.74%) SharePoint
8 7 (1.11%) Apache Spark
8 7 (1.11%) OpenStack
9 6 (0.95%) GeoServer
10 5 (0.79%) Skype for Business
11 4 (0.63%) JBoss
11 4 (0.63%) Mule
12 3 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.48%) ColdFusion
12 3 (0.48%) SAS
12 3 (0.48%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (1.27%) FileZilla
2 7 (1.11%) Notepad++
3 6 (0.95%) InVision
4 5 (0.79%) Figma
5 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.32%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.32%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 13 (2.06%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 11 (1.74%) assyst
3 4 (0.63%) Oracle Cash Management
4 3 (0.48%) CA PPM
4 3 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.32%) HiPortfolio
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.32%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.16%) Distributed Ledger
6 1 (0.16%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 196 (31.06%) AWS
2 108 (17.12%) GitHub
3 87 (13.79%) Azure
4 67 (10.62%) Amazon EC2
5 50 (7.92%) Serverless
6 42 (6.66%) Amazon S3
7 41 (6.50%) GCP
8 39 (6.18%) AWS Lambda
9 31 (4.91%) OpenShift
10 28 (4.44%) AWS CloudFormation
11 27 (4.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 25 (3.96%) Amazon SQS
13 20 (3.17%) SaaS
14 19 (3.01%) Sauce Labs
15 18 (2.85%) Salesforce Service Cloud
16 15 (2.38%) Amazon ECS
16 15 (2.38%) IaaS
16 15 (2.38%) npm
17 14 (2.22%) Datadog
17 14 (2.22%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.69%) Skype
2 15 (2.38%) DNS
3 10 (1.58%) BIG-IP
3 10 (1.58%) HTTP
4 9 (1.43%) Firewall
4 9 (1.43%) Internet
4 9 (1.43%) SSL
4 9 (1.43%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 8 (1.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 8 (1.27%) PuTTY
5 8 (1.27%) WinSCP
6 7 (1.11%) Network Security
7 4 (0.63%) DHCP
8 3 (0.48%) VPN
9 2 (0.32%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.32%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.32%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.16%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.16%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (12.04%) SQL Server
2 48 (7.61%) Amazon RDS
3 40 (6.34%) PostgreSQL
4 32 (5.07%) MongoDB
4 32 (5.07%) MySQL
5 24 (3.80%) NoSQL
6 18 (2.85%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
7 15 (2.38%) Pentaho
8 14 (2.22%) Amazon Redshift
8 14 (2.22%) Relational Database
9 11 (1.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 11 (1.74%) Hadoop
10 10 (1.58%) Redis
11 9 (1.43%) RDBMS
12 8 (1.27%) SQL Server 2016
13 6 (0.95%) Big Data
13 6 (0.95%) GIS
13 6 (0.95%) InfluxDB
13 6 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 312 (49.45%) Git (software)
2 310 (49.13%) Jenkins
3 304 (48.18%) JIRA
4 77 (12.20%) Selenium
5 72 (11.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 60 (9.51%) GitLab
7 59 (9.35%) Maven
8 51 (8.08%) Sonatype Nexus
8 51 (8.08%) TeamCity
9 42 (6.66%) Cucumber
10 36 (5.71%) Artifactory
10 36 (5.71%) webpack
11 32 (5.07%) JUnit
12 31 (4.91%) Eclipse
13 26 (4.12%) Subversion
14 22 (3.49%) Octopus Deploy
15 21 (3.33%) Travis CI
16 19 (3.01%) Bitbucket Server
16 19 (3.01%) Gradle
16 19 (3.01%) SonarQube
General
1 96 (15.21%) Finance
2 44 (6.97%) Banking
3 27 (4.28%) Retail
4 21 (3.33%) Public Sector
5 11 (1.74%) Investment Banking
6 10 (1.58%) Marketing
7 6 (0.95%) Retail Banking
8 4 (0.63%) Advertising
8 4 (0.63%) Billing
8 4 (0.63%) Games
9 3 (0.48%) Law
9 3 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.48%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.32%) Back Office
10 2 (0.32%) Electronics
10 2 (0.32%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.32%) Military
10 2 (0.32%) Police
10 2 (0.32%) Publishing
11 1 (0.16%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 311 (49.29%) Developer
2 131 (20.76%) DevOps Engineer
3 57 (9.03%) Java Developer
4 49 (7.77%) AWS Engineer
5 43 (6.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 37 (5.86%) Angular Developer
6 37 (5.86%) Senior DevOps
7 31 (4.91%) JavaScript Developer
8 29 (4.60%) AWS DevOps
8 29 (4.60%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 29 (4.60%) Senior Developer
8 29 (4.60%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 25 (3.96%) Automation Engineer
9 25 (3.96%) C# Developer
10 23 (3.65%) React Developer
11 22 (3.49%) .NET Developer
11 22 (3.49%) Platform Engineer
12 21 (3.33%) Lead Developer
13 20 (3.17%) Full Stack Developer
14 19 (3.01%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (15.85%) Node.js
2 97 (15.37%) HTML
3 95 (15.06%) Web Services
4 94 (14.90%) CSS
5 93 (14.74%) AngularJS
6 79 (12.52%) .NET
7 71 (11.25%) React
7 71 (11.25%) REST
8 58 (9.19%) Spring
9 56 (8.87%) RESTful
10 45 (7.13%) ASP.NET
10 45 (7.13%) JSON
11 41 (6.50%) jQuery
12 40 (6.34%) Redux
13 37 (5.86%) HTML5
13 37 (5.86%) J2EE
13 37 (5.86%) Sass
14 33 (5.23%) .NET Framework
14 33 (5.23%) XML
15 32 (5.07%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 38 (6.02%) User Experience
2 24 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (2.85%) Linux Command Line
4 17 (2.69%) Public Cloud
4 17 (2.69%) Wiki
5 15 (2.38%) Client/Server
6 11 (1.74%) Mobile App
7 10 (1.58%) EPoS
7 10 (1.58%) Greenfield Project
8 9 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
9 8 (1.27%) Algorithms
10 7 (1.11%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.11%) PKI
11 5 (0.79%) Digital Media
11 5 (0.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 5 (0.79%) Mobile Banking
12 4 (0.63%) Cyberthreat
12 4 (0.63%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 188 (29.79%) Linux
2 75 (11.89%) Windows
3 49 (7.77%) Unix
4 36 (5.71%) Windows Server
5 30 (4.75%) Amazon Linux
6 29 (4.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (3.65%) CentOS
8 19 (3.01%) Android
9 13 (2.06%) Ubuntu
9 13 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (1.74%) Apple iOS
11 9 (1.43%) Windows 10
12 7 (1.11%) Windows 7
13 6 (0.95%) Solaris
14 5 (0.79%) VMS
15 2 (0.32%) Debian
15 2 (0.32%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.16%) AIX
16 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 363 (57.53%) Agile Software Development
2 292 (46.28%) DevOps
3 151 (23.93%) Scrum
4 146 (23.14%) Continuous Integration
5 131 (20.76%) Test Automation
6 88 (13.95%) Microservices
6 88 (13.95%) TDD
7 74 (11.73%) Configuration Management
8 66 (10.46%) SDLC
9 58 (9.19%) Problem-Solving
10 55 (8.72%) Kanban
11 45 (7.13%) Front End Development
11 45 (7.13%) Software Engineering
12 43 (6.81%) Deployment Automation
13 42 (6.66%) Infrastructure as Code
13 42 (6.66%) Mentoring
14 36 (5.71%) Data Modelling
14 36 (5.71%) Open Source
15 35 (5.55%) Web Development
16 33 (5.23%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 212 (33.60%) Java
2 185 (29.32%) JavaScript
3 168 (26.62%) Python
4 124 (19.65%) SQL
5 77 (12.20%) C#
6 42 (6.66%) PowerShell
7 40 (6.34%) Bash Shell
8 38 (6.02%) TypeScript
9 34 (5.39%) PHP
10 33 (5.23%) PL/SQL
11 29 (4.60%) Shell Script
12 28 (4.44%) Java 8
13 26 (4.12%) ES6
13 26 (4.12%) Scala
14 24 (3.80%) Perl
15 17 (2.69%) Apex Code
15 17 (2.69%) Ruby
16 16 (2.54%) C++
16 16 (2.54%) SOQL
17 15 (2.38%) Go
Qualifications
1 107 (16.96%) Security Cleared
2 80 (12.68%) SC Cleared
3 30 (4.75%) Degree
4 21 (3.33%) DV Cleared
5 13 (2.06%) AWS Certification
6 10 (1.58%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (1.43%) CCNA
7 9 (1.43%) CCNP
8 7 (1.11%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (0.63%) CCENT
10 4 (0.63%) ISEB
10 4 (0.63%) SANS
11 3 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 2 (0.32%) Master's Degree
12 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.16%) CompTIA Security+
13 1 (0.16%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.12%) QA
2 4 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (0.63%) NCSC
2 4 (0.63%) NIST
3 3 (0.48%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.48%) PSD2
4 2 (0.32%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.16%) NIST 800
5 1 (0.16%) WCAG
System Software
1 181 (28.68%) Docker
2 36 (5.71%) Active Directory
3 23 (3.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (2.06%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (1.74%) VMware NSX
6 8 (1.27%) vSphere
7 4 (0.63%) Firmware
8 3 (0.48%) KVM
8 3 (0.48%) oVirt
9 2 (0.32%) HDFS
9 2 (0.32%) Varnish
9 2 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.16%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 160 (25.36%) Ansible
2 117 (18.54%) Terraform
3 99 (15.69%) Kubernetes
4 80 (12.68%) Puppet
5 41 (6.50%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (3.01%) Packer
7 11 (1.74%) Grafana
7 11 (1.74%) Single Sign-On
8 10 (1.58%) Prometheus
9 8 (1.27%) Salt
10 7 (1.11%) Nagios
10 7 (1.11%) PowerCLI
11 6 (0.95%) Docker Swarm
11 6 (0.95%) HAProxy
12 5 (0.79%) ZABBIX
13 4 (0.63%) SCCM
14 3 (0.48%) Consul
14 3 (0.48%) Graphite
14 3 (0.48%) Pingdom
15 2 (0.32%) Istio
Vendors
1 101 (16.01%) Atlassian
2 95 (15.06%) Oracle
3 60 (9.51%) Red Hat
4 56 (8.87%) Microsoft
5 41 (6.50%) Google
6 36 (5.71%) VMware
7 33 (5.23%) Salesforce.com
8 27 (4.28%) BEA
9 25 (3.96%) Splunk
9 25 (3.96%) webMethods
10 18 (2.85%) MuleSoft
11 13 (2.06%) Cloudera
11 13 (2.06%) IBM
12 12 (1.90%) WSO2
13 11 (1.74%) AppDynamics
14 10 (1.58%) CA Agile Central
14 10 (1.58%) F5
15 9 (1.43%) NCR
16 8 (1.27%) Okta
17 7 (1.11%) Adobe