Period
to 18 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 18 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 420 542 853
Rank change year-on-year +122 +311 -4
Contract jobs citing Bitbucket 562 371 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.55% 0.35% 0.044%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.95% 2.13% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 204 39
UK median daily rate £478 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.50% +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% -
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 19078 17440 16371
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.69% 16.50% 14.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13287 11750 10892
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.27%
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 285 251 336
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 £60.60 £53.75 £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 18 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 18 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 +139 535 £488 -2.50% 42
UK excluding London +168 281 £450 +2.86% 24
London +15 271 £500 -4.76% 18
South East +111 111 £450 -4.00% 5
South West +15 42 £494 +27.42% 3
Midlands +41 41 £470 +3.01% 5
North of England +69 39 £418 -7.22% 8
West Midlands +59 34 £470 - 3
North West +48 34 £450 - 5
East of England +7 31 £425 -20.93% 3
Scotland +10 15 £300 +13.21%
East Midlands -1 7 £425 +25.00% 2
Yorkshire +4 4 £338 -38.64% 2
Northern Ireland -40 4 £413 -1.79%
North East - 1 £325 - 1

For the 6 months to 18 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.

1 318 (56.58%) JIRA
2 301 (53.56%) DevOps
3 292 (51.96%) Agile Software Development
4 289 (51.42%) Git (software)
5 276 (49.11%) Jenkins
6 233 (41.46%) Java
7 207 (36.83%) Linux
8 196 (34.88%) Amazon AWS
9 194 (34.52%) Docker
10 190 (33.81%) Continuous Integration
11 164 (29.18%) Confluence
12 149 (26.51%) Ansible
13 140 (24.91%) Puppet
14 136 (24.20%) Test Automation
15 135 (24.02%) JavaScript
16 131 (23.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 122 (21.71%) Scrum
18 119 (21.17%) Finance
19 113 (20.11%) Atlassian
19 113 (20.11%) REST
20 111 (19.75%) Python
21 109 (19.40%) SQL
22 104 (18.51%) TDD
23 98 (17.44%) Maven
23 98 (17.44%) HTML
24 96 (17.08%) Configuration Management
25 93 (16.55%) CSS
26 86 (15.30%) Web Services
27 84 (14.95%) Continuous Delivery
28 83 (14.77%) 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
1 164 (29.18%) Confluence
2 57 (10.14%) Apache
3 54 (9.61%) Elasticsearch
4 49 (8.72%) Tomcat
5 28 (4.98%) 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%) WordPress
17 7 (1.25%) WebLogic
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
1 196 (34.88%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (14.41%) GitHub
3 54 (9.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 30 (5.34%) Amazon EC2
4 30 (5.34%) AWS CloudFormation
5 27 (4.80%) Serverless
6 26 (4.63%) PaaS
7 24 (4.27%) Amazon S3
7 24 (4.27%) 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 14 (2.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 14 (2.49%) Sauce Labs
14 10 (1.78%) Heroku
15 9 (1.60%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 39 (6.94%) HTTP
2 28 (4.98%) 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 75 (13.35%) PostgreSQL
2 73 (12.99%) MySQL
3 51 (9.07%) SQL Server
4 43 (7.65%) MongoDB
5 37 (6.58%) NoSQL
6 35 (6.23%) Oracle Database
6 35 (6.23%) Redis
7 31 (5.52%) Relational Database
8 27 (4.80%) DB2
9 26 (4.63%) Amazon RDS
10 22 (3.91%) Hadoop
11 21 (3.74%) RDBMS
12 19 (3.38%) Apache Cassandra
13 15 (2.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 10 (1.78%) Big Data
15 6 (1.07%) OLAP
16 3 (0.53%) Endeca
16 3 (0.53%) MS Access
16 3 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 2 (0.36%) KDB
Development Applications
1 318 (56.58%) JIRA
2 289 (51.42%) Git (software)
3 276 (49.11%) Jenkins
4 131 (23.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 98 (17.44%) Maven
6 82 (14.59%) TeamCity
7 74 (13.17%) Selenium
8 57 (10.14%) Gradle
9 56 (9.96%) SonarQube
10 55 (9.79%) Ant
11 51 (9.07%) JUnit
12 50 (8.90%) Sonatype Nexus
13 49 (8.72%) Cucumber
14 45 (8.01%) Subversion
15 41 (7.30%) gulp
16 35 (6.23%) Grunt
17 32 (5.69%) Artifactory
17 32 (5.69%) Jasmine
18 28 (4.98%) WebDriver
19 25 (4.45%) Vagrant
General
1 119 (21.17%) Finance
2 53 (9.43%) Banking
3 20 (3.56%) Retail
4 14 (2.49%) Marketing
5 12 (2.14%) Billing
5 12 (2.14%) Investment Banking
6 11 (1.96%) Corporate Banking
7 9 (1.60%) Back Office
7 9 (1.60%) Games
7 9 (1.60%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.42%) Retail Banking
9 6 (1.07%) Front Office
10 5 (0.89%) Law
11 4 (0.71%) Advertising
11 4 (0.71%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.71%) Music Industry
12 3 (0.53%) Electronics
12 3 (0.53%) Legal
13 2 (0.36%) Automotive
13 2 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 182 (32.38%) Developer
2 153 (27.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 45 (8.01%) Java Developer
4 37 (6.58%) Consultant
5 32 (5.69%) Senior Developer
6 31 (5.52%) AWS DevOps
7 28 (4.98%) Architect
7 28 (4.98%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 24 (4.27%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 24 (4.27%) AWS Engineer
9 23 (4.09%) Angular Developer
9 23 (4.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 22 (3.91%) Tester
11 21 (3.74%) Linux Engineer
11 21 (3.74%) Senior DevOps
12 19 (3.38%) Automation Tester
12 19 (3.38%) iOS Developer
13 18 (3.20%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 17 (3.02%) DevOps Consultant
14 17 (3.02%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (20.11%) REST
2 98 (17.44%) HTML
3 93 (16.55%) CSS
4 86 (15.30%) Web Services
5 77 (13.70%) SOAP
6 74 (13.17%) Spring
7 72 (12.81%) .NET
8 71 (12.63%) AngularJS
9 62 (11.03%) HTML5
10 57 (10.14%) 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
4 19 (3.38%) Mobile App
5 18 (3.20%) W3C
6 14 (2.49%) Mainframe
7 13 (2.31%) iPad
8 11 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 11 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
9 10 (1.78%) DataPower
10 8 (1.42%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (1.42%) iPhone
11 7 (1.25%) Fintech
12 6 (1.07%) Data Centre
12 6 (1.07%) Virtual Team
13 5 (0.89%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.89%) Management Information System
13 5 (0.89%) Private Cloud
13 5 (0.89%) Public Cloud
14 4 (0.71%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 207 (36.83%) Linux
2 71 (12.63%) Unix
3 50 (8.90%) Windows
4 36 (6.41%) Apple iOS
5 27 (4.80%) CentOS
6 18 (3.20%) Android
6 18 (3.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (3.20%) Solaris
7 17 (3.02%) Mac OS X
8 11 (1.96%) CoreOS
8 11 (1.96%) Windows Server
9 10 (1.78%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.71%) VMS
11 3 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.36%) RancherOS
13 1 (0.18%) AIX
13 1 (0.18%) Debian
13 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 301 (53.56%) DevOps
2 292 (51.96%) Agile Software Development
3 190 (33.81%) Continuous Integration
4 136 (24.20%) Test Automation
5 122 (21.71%) Scrum
6 104 (18.51%) TDD
7 96 (17.08%) Configuration Management
8 84 (14.95%) Continuous Delivery
9 72 (12.81%) BDD
10 55 (9.79%) SDLC
11 52 (9.25%) 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 31 (5.52%) 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
1 233 (41.46%) Java
2 135 (24.02%) JavaScript
3 111 (19.75%) Python
4 109 (19.40%) SQL
5 65 (11.57%) C#
6 53 (9.43%) Bash Shell
7 51 (9.07%) Groovy
8 36 (6.41%) Apple Swift
8 36 (6.41%) PHP
9 30 (5.34%) Ruby
10 21 (3.74%) C++
11 20 (3.56%) Perl
12 19 (3.38%) Objective-C
13 18 (3.20%) Shell Script
14 16 (2.85%) PowerShell
15 13 (2.31%) C
16 12 (2.14%) Scala
17 11 (1.96%) PL/SQL
18 10 (1.78%) Go
18 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 62 (11.03%) 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
1 194 (34.52%) 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 4 (0.71%) Firmware
7 4 (0.71%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.36%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
8 2 (0.36%) etcd
8 2 (0.36%) flannel
8 2 (0.36%) Varnish
9 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
9 1 (0.18%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.18%) KVM
9 1 (0.18%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 149 (26.51%) Ansible
2 140 (24.91%) Puppet
3 83 (14.77%) Terraform
4 74 (13.17%) Kubernetes
5 63 (11.21%) 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%) BladeLogic
14 14 (2.49%) Packer
14 14 (2.49%) Rsyslog
14 14 (2.49%) Sysdig
15 10 (1.78%) Consul
15 10 (1.78%) Pingdom
16 6 (1.07%) Graphite
Vendors
1 113 (20.11%) Atlassian
2 76 (13.52%) 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%) AppDynamics
10 12 (2.14%) Google
11 9 (1.60%) F5
11 9 (1.60%) Green Hat
11 9 (1.60%) New Relic
12 8 (1.42%) PagerDuty
13 7 (1.25%) MuleSoft