Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 427 604 866
Rank change year-on-year +177 +262 -16
Contract jobs citing Bitbucket 516 294 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.52% 0.27% 0.035%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.87% 1.71% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 159 33
UK median daily rate £475 £495 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.04% +41.43% -17.65%
10th Percentile £336 £330 £242
90th Percentile £609 £625 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £428 £338
% change year-on-year - +26.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
UK median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.53% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year +3.53% - -

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 17971 17214 15580
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.21% 16.08% 13.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 12293 11718 10256
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £275
90th Percentile £595 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 299 266 317
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +9.21% +1.33%
10th Percentile £28.75 £26.13 £21.95
90th Percentile £61.14 £52.50 £47.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £38.89
% change year-on-year +2.41% +6.72% +3.69%

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 19 September 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 19 September 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 +183 488 £475 -5.00% 53
UK excluding London +202 279 £428 - 34
London +37 229 £500 -0.99% 20
South East +115 110 £425 +6.25% 10
South West +32 51 £463 +34.06% 3
Midlands +37 44 £470 +6.21% 7
West Midlands +47 37 £513 +9.04% 6
North of England +79 28 £400 -11.11% 9
North West +42 25 £388 -13.89% 7
East of England +5 25 £400 -25.58% 4
Scotland +41 15 £300 -
Northern Ireland -47 8 £413 +65.00% 1
East Midlands -10 7 £325 -4.41% 1
Yorkshire +18 2 £450 -18.18% 2
North East - 1 £325 -
Wales - 1 £350 -

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 289 (56.01%) JIRA
2 283 (54.84%) Git (software)
3 272 (52.71%) Agile Software Development
4 250 (48.45%) DevOps
5 224 (43.41%) Jenkins
6 208 (40.31%) Java
7 184 (35.66%) Linux
8 175 (33.91%) Amazon AWS
9 174 (33.72%) Continuous Integration
10 172 (33.33%) Confluence
11 158 (30.62%) Docker
12 145 (28.10%) JavaScript
13 137 (26.55%) TDD
14 134 (25.97%) Ansible
15 129 (25.00%) Test Automation
16 124 (24.03%) REST
17 118 (22.87%) Puppet
18 116 (22.48%) Atlassian
19 112 (21.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 104 (20.16%) Finance
21 103 (19.96%) Scrum
22 100 (19.38%) SQL
23 95 (18.41%) Maven
24 94 (18.22%) CSS
25 92 (17.83%) HTML
26 85 (16.47%) Web Services
26 85 (16.47%) Selenium
27 83 (16.09%) AngularJS
28 82 (15.89%) SOAP
29 81 (15.70%) GitHub

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
1 172 (33.33%) Confluence
2 53 (10.27%) Elasticsearch
3 51 (9.88%) Apache
4 45 (8.72%) Tomcat
5 27 (5.23%) Cloud Foundry
6 20 (3.88%) WebSphere
7 16 (3.10%) CMS
8 14 (2.71%) nginx
9 11 (2.13%) OpenStack
10 10 (1.94%) SharePoint
11 9 (1.74%) JBoss
12 8 (1.55%) Apache Solr
12 8 (1.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 6 (1.16%) Mule
13 6 (1.16%) WebLogic
14 5 (0.97%) Drupal
14 5 (0.97%) IIS
14 5 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
15 4 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
15 4 (0.78%) CICS
Applications
1 20 (3.88%) HipChat
2 5 (0.97%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (0.78%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.19%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.19%) CINEMA 4D
5 1 (0.19%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.78%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.19%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 175 (33.91%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (15.70%) GitHub
3 68 (13.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 29 (5.62%) AWS CloudFormation
5 26 (5.04%) AWS Lambda
6 25 (4.84%) Amazon EC2
7 22 (4.26%) Amazon S3
8 20 (3.88%) Amazon ELB
8 20 (3.88%) SaaS
8 20 (3.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 17 (3.29%) PaaS
10 16 (3.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 16 (3.10%) npm
11 15 (2.91%) Heroku
12 14 (2.71%) IaaS
12 14 (2.71%) OpenShift
13 13 (2.52%) Sauce Labs
14 11 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
15 6 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
16 4 (0.78%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 45 (8.72%) HTTP
2 26 (5.04%) DNS
3 20 (3.88%) SSL
4 19 (3.68%) Internet
5 17 (3.29%) SSH
6 16 (3.10%) OpenLDAP
6 16 (3.10%) OpenVPN
7 8 (1.55%) Firewall
8 7 (1.36%) LDAP
9 6 (1.16%) SMS
10 5 (0.97%) Reverse Proxy
11 4 (0.78%) TCP/IP
12 3 (0.58%) BIG-IP
12 3 (0.58%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 3 (0.58%) VPN
13 2 (0.39%) AMQP
13 2 (0.39%) Network Security
13 2 (0.39%) Skype
13 2 (0.39%) VLAN
13 2 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (13.95%) MySQL
2 64 (12.40%) PostgreSQL
3 61 (11.82%) MongoDB
4 46 (8.91%) SQL Server
5 41 (7.95%) NoSQL
6 39 (7.56%) Redis
7 30 (5.81%) Relational Database
8 27 (5.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 23 (4.46%) Amazon RDS
10 22 (4.26%) Apache Cassandra
11 19 (3.68%) Big Data
11 19 (3.68%) Oracle Database
12 18 (3.49%) DB2
13 15 (2.91%) RDBMS
14 13 (2.52%) Hadoop
15 7 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
16 5 (0.97%) Endeca
16 5 (0.97%) MS Access
16 5 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
16 5 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 289 (56.01%) JIRA
2 283 (54.84%) Git (software)
3 224 (43.41%) Jenkins
4 112 (21.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 95 (18.41%) Maven
6 85 (16.47%) Selenium
7 70 (13.57%) TeamCity
8 57 (11.05%) gulp
9 55 (10.66%) Ant
9 55 (10.66%) Cucumber
10 51 (9.88%) Gradle
10 51 (9.88%) Subversion
11 49 (9.50%) JUnit
12 47 (9.11%) Grunt
13 39 (7.56%) Sonatype Nexus
14 35 (6.78%) SonarQube
15 34 (6.59%) Jasmine
16 32 (6.20%) WebDriver
17 29 (5.62%) Team Foundation Server
18 27 (5.23%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 104 (20.16%) Finance
2 53 (10.27%) Banking
3 21 (4.07%) Retail
4 13 (2.52%) Billing
4 13 (2.52%) Corporate Banking
5 12 (2.33%) Investment Banking
5 12 (2.33%) Marketing
6 8 (1.55%) Back Office
6 8 (1.55%) Front Office
6 8 (1.55%) Retail Banking
6 8 (1.55%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.36%) Games
8 6 (1.16%) Electronics
9 4 (0.78%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.58%) Advertising
10 3 (0.58%) Law
11 2 (0.39%) Hungarian Language
11 2 (0.39%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.19%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 197 (38.18%) Developer
2 98 (18.99%) DevOps Engineer
3 52 (10.08%) Java Developer
4 35 (6.78%) Architect
5 31 (6.01%) Senior Developer
6 30 (5.81%) Angular Developer
7 28 (5.43%) AWS Engineer
8 27 (5.23%) AWS DevOps
9 26 (5.04%) Consultant
10 23 (4.46%) Tester
11 22 (4.26%) Full Stack Developer
12 21 (4.07%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 21 (4.07%) Linux Engineer
13 20 (3.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 19 (3.68%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 17 (3.29%) Automation Tester
15 17 (3.29%) iOS Developer
15 17 (3.29%) JavaScript Developer
16 15 (2.91%) JIRA Consultant
16 15 (2.91%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (24.03%) REST
2 94 (18.22%) CSS
3 92 (17.83%) HTML
4 85 (16.47%) Web Services
5 83 (16.09%) AngularJS
6 82 (15.89%) SOAP
7 78 (15.12%) Spring
8 75 (14.53%) .NET
9 66 (12.79%) JSON
10 60 (11.63%) RESTful
11 59 (11.43%) jQuery
12 56 (10.85%) XML
13 54 (10.47%) Node.js
14 51 (9.88%) HTML5
15 41 (7.95%) CSS3
16 36 (6.98%) Spring Boot
17 35 (6.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 31 (6.01%) React
19 30 (5.81%) Ajax
19 30 (5.81%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 45 (8.72%) Computer Science
2 36 (6.98%) User Experience
3 24 (4.65%) Linux Command Line
4 18 (3.49%) Mobile App
4 18 (3.49%) W3C
5 16 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (2.52%) iPad
7 12 (2.33%) Data Centre
7 12 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
8 10 (1.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 9 (1.74%) PMI
10 8 (1.55%) Client/Server
10 8 (1.55%) PKI
11 7 (1.36%) iPhone
12 6 (1.16%) Cloud Native
12 6 (1.16%) DataPower
13 5 (0.97%) Blackberry
13 5 (0.97%) Mainframe
13 5 (0.97%) Private Cloud
13 5 (0.97%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 184 (35.66%) Linux
2 67 (12.98%) Unix
3 44 (8.53%) Windows
4 38 (7.36%) Apple iOS
5 30 (5.81%) CentOS
6 23 (4.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (4.07%) Android
8 19 (3.68%) Mac OS X
9 17 (3.29%) Solaris
10 14 (2.71%) Ubuntu
11 8 (1.55%) Windows Server
12 7 (1.36%) CoreOS
13 4 (0.78%) VMS
14 3 (0.58%) AIX
14 3 (0.58%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
15 2 (0.39%) RancherOS
15 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
16 1 (0.19%) Debian
16 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (52.71%) Agile Software Development
2 250 (48.45%) DevOps
3 174 (33.72%) Continuous Integration
4 137 (26.55%) TDD
5 129 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 103 (19.96%) Scrum
7 79 (15.31%) Continuous Delivery
8 77 (14.92%) BDD
9 70 (13.57%) Configuration Management
10 62 (12.02%) Open Source
11 49 (9.50%) Microservices
12 42 (8.14%) Unit Testing
13 40 (7.75%) Front End Development
14 37 (7.17%) OO
15 36 (6.98%) MVC
16 33 (6.40%) SDLC
16 33 (6.40%) Web Development
17 30 (5.81%) E-Commerce
18 28 (5.43%) API Development
18 28 (5.43%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 208 (40.31%) Java
2 145 (28.10%) JavaScript
3 100 (19.38%) SQL
4 78 (15.12%) Python
5 65 (12.60%) C#
6 46 (8.91%) Groovy
7 45 (8.72%) Bash Shell
8 36 (6.98%) Apple Swift
9 32 (6.20%) C++
10 28 (5.43%) Ruby
11 25 (4.84%) Shell Script
12 24 (4.65%) PHP
13 18 (3.49%) TypeScript
14 17 (3.29%) Objective-C
14 17 (3.29%) Scala
15 16 (3.10%) C
15 16 (3.10%) Perl
16 14 (2.71%) PowerShell
17 10 (1.94%) T-SQL
18 9 (1.74%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (10.47%) Degree
1 54 (10.47%) Security Cleared
2 39 (7.56%) SC Cleared
3 28 (5.43%) Computer Science Degree
4 15 (2.91%) DV Cleared
5 12 (2.33%) Chartered Engineer
5 12 (2.33%) CITP
5 12 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 12 (2.33%) PMI Certification
6 10 (1.94%) MBCS
6 10 (1.94%) PMP
7 8 (1.55%) BC Cleared
8 6 (1.16%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.39%) CISSP
9 2 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (11.05%) QA
2 9 (1.74%) GCP
3 3 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.39%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.19%) COBIT
5 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 158 (30.62%) Docker
2 22 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (3.88%) Virtual Machines
4 16 (3.10%) Postfix
4 16 (3.10%) Squid
4 16 (3.10%) vCloud
5 9 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (1.16%) oVirt
6 6 (1.16%) RHEV
7 5 (0.97%) Varnish
8 4 (0.78%) Firmware
8 4 (0.78%) KVM
9 3 (0.58%) Apache Flume
9 3 (0.58%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.39%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
10 2 (0.39%) etcd
10 2 (0.39%) flannel
11 1 (0.19%) HDFS
11 1 (0.19%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 134 (25.97%) Ansible
2 118 (22.87%) Puppet
3 76 (14.73%) Terraform
4 63 (12.21%) Kubernetes
5 47 (9.11%) Opscode Chef
6 33 (6.40%) ZABBIX
7 28 (5.43%) Docker Swarm
7 28 (5.43%) Rancher
8 24 (4.65%) logstash
9 21 (4.07%) Kibana
10 16 (3.10%) Rsyslog
10 16 (3.10%) Sysdig
11 15 (2.91%) Nagios
12 14 (2.71%) BladeLogic
13 13 (2.52%) Pingdom
14 11 (2.13%) Consul
14 11 (2.13%) Mesos
15 9 (1.74%) Grafana
15 9 (1.74%) Graphite
16 8 (1.55%) Packer
Vendors
1 116 (22.48%) Atlassian
2 52 (10.08%) Oracle
3 46 (8.91%) VMware
4 26 (5.04%) Sonatype
5 21 (4.07%) Microsoft
6 20 (3.88%) hybris
6 20 (3.88%) Red Hat
7 17 (3.29%) AppDynamics
7 17 (3.29%) HP
8 16 (3.10%) Salesforce.com
9 13 (2.52%) Google
10 12 (2.33%) MuleSoft
11 11 (2.13%) Apigee
11 11 (2.13%) PagerDuty
11 11 (2.13%) Splunk
12 10 (1.94%) BMC
13 9 (1.74%) IBM
14 8 (1.55%) Apple
14 8 (1.55%) SAP
15 7 (1.36%) Perforce