Period
to 3 July 2020

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 3 July 2020 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
3 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 298 306 397
Rank change year-on-year +8 +91 +65
Contract jobs citing Bitbucket 325 801 624
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.79% 0.86% 0.61%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.29% 4.36% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 470 390
Median daily rate £475 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £350 £363 £345
90th Percentile £650 £650 £631
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 10
Median hourly rate £43.71 £43.75 £66.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.10% -34.21% +133.31%
10th Percentile £36.58 £37.86 £55.63
90th Percentile £45.91 £47.35 £67.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.91 - £66.50

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 7,583 18,365 20,464
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.33% 19.74% 19.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,943 12,100 14,048
Median daily rate £500 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +7.51%
10th Percentile £328 £333 £315
90th Percentile £670 £638 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 305 239
Median hourly rate £37.50 £43.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.79% +2.35% -
10th Percentile £21.25 £23.55 £26.45
90th Percentile £60.00 £53.75 £61.50
Median hourly rate £40.00 £43.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -6.98% +1.18% -

Bitbucket
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Bitbucket as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Bitbucket in the UK

Bitbucket
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Bitbucket.

Daily rate trend for Bitbucket in the UK

Bitbucket
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Bitbucket over the 6 months to 3 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Bitbucket in the UK

Bitbucket
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Bitbucket.

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 3 July 2020. 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 +14 297 £475 -5.00% 62
UK excluding London +53 193 £475 - 36
London -2 114 £490 -8.84% 29
North of England +92 47 £600 +20.00% 10
South West +41 45 £550 +10.00% 7
South East +43 34 £475 +4.68% 8
Yorkshire +85 33 £625 +21.95% 3
Midlands +49 33 £416 -7.50% 4
West Midlands +63 24 £428 -4.89% 2
East of England +69 18 £475 +5.56% 4
Work from Home -25 18 £405 -26.36% 7
Scotland +50 12 £425 -5.56% 3
North West +49 11 £363 -27.50% 6
East Midlands +25 9 £250 -44.44% 2
Wales +34 4 £450 -5.51%
North East +31 3 £572 +56.71% 1

For the 6 months to 3 July 2020, 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.

1 176 (54.15%) Git (software)
2 170 (52.31%) Agile Software Development
3 163 (50.15%) DevOps
4 152 (46.77%) Java
5 151 (46.46%) JIRA
6 131 (40.31%) Docker
7 120 (36.92%) AWS
8 118 (36.31%) Python
9 111 (34.15%) Confluence
10 108 (33.23%) Jenkins
11 105 (32.31%) Linux
11 105 (32.31%) Ansible
12 99 (30.46%) SQL
13 88 (27.08%) Security Cleared
13 88 (27.08%) Terraform
14 80 (24.62%) Continuous Integration
15 73 (22.46%) Scrum
16 66 (20.31%) Oracle
17 65 (20.00%) Microservices
18 63 (19.38%) Test Automation
19 61 (18.77%) GitHub
20 58 (17.85%) Kubernetes
20 58 (17.85%) Infrastructure as Code
21 56 (17.23%) Azure
21 56 (17.23%) SC Cleared
22 55 (16.92%) TDD
23 51 (15.69%) Maven
23 51 (15.69%) JavaScript
23 51 (15.69%) PL/SQL
23 51 (15.69%) Open Source

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
1 111 (34.15%) Confluence
2 27 (8.31%) WebLogic
3 16 (4.92%) SharePoint
4 14 (4.31%) Apache
4 14 (4.31%) JBoss
4 14 (4.31%) SAS
5 9 (2.77%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.15%) nginx
6 7 (2.15%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (1.23%) Apache Spark
8 4 (1.23%) CMS
8 4 (1.23%) Skype for Business
8 4 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (1.23%) WordPress
9 3 (0.92%) Apache Airflow
9 3 (0.92%) Drupal
9 3 (0.92%) Jupyter
9 3 (0.92%) WildFly
10 2 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (2.46%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.31%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 120 (36.92%) AWS
2 61 (18.77%) GitHub
3 56 (17.23%) Azure
4 40 (12.31%) Amazon EC2
5 38 (11.69%) Amazon S3
6 31 (9.54%) Serverless
7 27 (8.31%) AWS Lambda
8 20 (6.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 16 (4.92%) Amazon Cognito
9 16 (4.92%) OpenShift
10 15 (4.62%) Amazon EMR
11 13 (4.00%) PaaS
12 11 (3.38%) Amazon ECS
12 11 (3.38%) SaaS
13 10 (3.08%) GCP
13 10 (3.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 8 (2.46%) AWS CloudFormation
15 7 (2.15%) NuGet
15 7 (2.15%) Power Platform
16 6 (1.85%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.00%) DNS
2 11 (3.38%) HTTP
3 10 (3.08%) Firewall
4 7 (2.15%) Internet
4 7 (2.15%) Skype
4 7 (2.15%) SSL
4 7 (2.15%) Wireshark
5 4 (1.23%) DHCP
5 4 (1.23%) Intranet
5 4 (1.23%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.23%) VSAN
6 3 (0.92%) FTP
7 2 (0.62%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.62%) NAS
7 2 (0.62%) SAN
7 2 (0.62%) SSH
7 2 (0.62%) tcpdump
7 2 (0.62%) VPN
8 1 (0.31%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.31%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (9.54%) SQL Server
2 29 (8.92%) Hadoop
3 26 (8.00%) MongoDB
4 23 (7.08%) NoSQL
5 21 (6.46%) Big Data
6 18 (5.54%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (5.23%) MySQL
8 14 (4.31%) Amazon Redshift
8 14 (4.31%) Apache Accumulo
8 14 (4.31%) Oracle Database
9 9 (2.77%) Pentaho
9 9 (2.77%) Relational Database
10 8 (2.46%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (2.15%) BusinessObjects XI
11 7 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (2.15%) Power BI
11 7 (2.15%) SAS EBI
12 6 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (1.54%) Electronic Patient Records
14 4 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 176 (54.15%) Git (software)
2 151 (46.46%) JIRA
3 108 (33.23%) Jenkins
4 51 (15.69%) Maven
5 46 (14.15%) GitLab
6 43 (13.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 40 (12.31%) Sonatype Nexus
8 35 (10.77%) JUnit
9 32 (9.85%) Cucumber
10 29 (8.92%) Selenium
10 29 (8.92%) SonarQube
11 26 (8.00%) Subversion
12 24 (7.38%) Artifactory
13 17 (5.23%) Gradle
14 12 (3.69%) Mockito
15 11 (3.38%) Gatling
15 11 (3.38%) SoapUI
15 11 (3.38%) TeamCity
16 10 (3.08%) JMeter
16 10 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 40 (12.31%) Finance
2 38 (11.69%) Public Sector
3 29 (8.92%) Banking
4 15 (4.62%) Aerospace
5 8 (2.46%) Investment Banking
6 7 (2.15%) Legal
7 6 (1.85%) Military
8 5 (1.54%) Games
8 5 (1.54%) Law
9 4 (1.23%) Marketing
9 4 (1.23%) Police
10 3 (0.92%) Electronics
10 3 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.92%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.62%) Front Office
11 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.62%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.62%) Publishing
11 2 (0.62%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.31%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 124 (38.15%) Developer
2 60 (18.46%) DevOps Engineer
3 40 (12.31%) Java Developer
4 29 (8.92%) Administrator
5 27 (8.31%) Architect
6 19 (5.85%) .NET Developer
7 18 (5.54%) Systems Administrator
8 17 (5.23%) Test Engineer
9 16 (4.92%) Senior Architect
10 15 (4.62%) Software Engineer
11 14 (4.31%) Linux Administrator
11 14 (4.31%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 14 (4.31%) Systems Administration Leader
12 13 (4.00%) Technical Architect
13 11 (3.38%) Analyst
13 11 (3.38%) C# Developer
13 11 (3.38%) Scala Developer
14 10 (3.08%) AWS Engineer
15 9 (2.77%) AWS Developer
15 9 (2.77%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (15.69%) Node.js
2 44 (13.54%) REST
3 39 (12.00%) .NET
4 37 (11.38%) Spring
5 35 (10.77%) RESTful
6 32 (9.85%) Web Services
7 30 (9.23%) Kafka
8 29 (8.92%) Spring Boot
9 27 (8.31%) J2EE
10 25 (7.69%) JSON
11 23 (7.08%) HTML
12 22 (6.77%) AngularJS
13 21 (6.46%) Gherkin
14 20 (6.15%) jQuery
15 19 (5.85%) ASP.NET
15 19 (5.85%) XML
16 18 (5.54%) React
17 16 (4.92%) CSS
18 15 (4.62%) Apache NiFi
19 13 (4.00%) Lambda Expressions
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.54%) PKI
2 14 (4.31%) Data Centre
3 13 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.38%) Clustering
4 11 (3.38%) Data Structures
5 10 (3.08%) Public Cloud
6 8 (2.46%) Private Cloud
7 7 (2.15%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.15%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (1.85%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (1.54%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.23%) Replication
11 3 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.92%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (0.92%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.92%) User Experience
12 2 (0.62%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.62%) Cloud Native
12 2 (0.62%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 105 (32.31%) Linux
2 44 (13.54%) Windows
3 36 (11.08%) Unix
4 28 (8.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (8.00%) CentOS
6 14 (4.31%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.92%) Amazon Linux
7 3 (0.92%) Android
7 3 (0.92%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.92%) Windows Server 2019
8 2 (0.62%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.62%) Mesosphere
8 2 (0.62%) Solaris
8 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.31%) LynxOS
9 1 (0.31%) SUSE
9 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (52.31%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (50.15%) DevOps
3 80 (24.62%) Continuous Integration
4 73 (22.46%) Scrum
5 65 (20.00%) Microservices
6 63 (19.38%) Test Automation
7 58 (17.85%) Infrastructure as Code
8 55 (16.92%) TDD
9 51 (15.69%) Open Source
10 44 (13.54%) Process Improvement
11 42 (12.92%) Configuration Management
12 41 (12.62%) BDD
13 39 (12.00%) Test Strategy
14 32 (9.85%) Continuous Deployment
15 31 (9.54%) Identity Access Management
16 28 (8.62%) Data Modelling
16 28 (8.62%) Software Engineering
17 26 (8.00%) Kanban
18 25 (7.69%) Analytics
18 25 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 152 (46.77%) Java
2 118 (36.31%) Python
3 99 (30.46%) SQL
4 51 (15.69%) JavaScript
4 51 (15.69%) PL/SQL
5 45 (13.85%) Bash Shell
6 39 (12.00%) C#
7 30 (9.23%) PowerShell
8 28 (8.62%) Shell Script
9 24 (7.38%) Perl
10 22 (6.77%) Go
11 17 (5.23%) Scala
12 14 (4.31%) Ruby
13 10 (3.08%) ES6
13 10 (3.08%) Groovy
14 8 (2.46%) Java 8
15 7 (2.15%) C++
15 7 (2.15%) PHP
15 7 (2.15%) T-SQL
16 6 (1.85%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 88 (27.08%) Security Cleared
2 56 (17.23%) SC Cleared
3 42 (12.92%) DV Cleared
4 12 (3.69%) AWS Certification
5 9 (2.77%) Degree
6 7 (2.15%) ISEB
6 7 (2.15%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.54%) CESG Certified Professional
7 5 (1.54%) CISM
7 5 (1.54%) CISSP
7 5 (1.54%) CRISC
8 4 (1.23%) MCSA
8 4 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.62%) IIBA
10 2 (0.62%) MCSE
10 2 (0.62%) OCP
10 2 (0.62%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.31%) APMP
11 1 (0.31%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.77%) QA
2 5 (1.54%) GDPR
3 4 (1.23%) Government Security Classifications
4 3 (0.92%) NCSC
5 2 (0.62%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.62%) GxP
6 1 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 131 (40.31%) Docker
2 29 (8.92%) Active Directory
3 14 (4.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 9 (2.77%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (1.85%) VMware NSX
6 4 (1.23%) vSphere
7 1 (0.31%) HDFS
7 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 105 (32.31%) Ansible
2 88 (27.08%) Terraform
3 58 (17.85%) Kubernetes
4 40 (12.31%) Opscode Chef
5 34 (10.46%) Puppet
6 16 (4.92%) Packer
7 10 (3.08%) vCenter Server
8 7 (2.15%) Grafana
9 5 (1.54%) Consul
9 5 (1.54%) Docker Swarm
9 5 (1.54%) HAProxy
9 5 (1.54%) ZABBIX
10 4 (1.23%) Kibana
11 3 (0.92%) Nagios
12 2 (0.62%) BladeLogic
12 2 (0.62%) Failover Clustering
12 2 (0.62%) ITRS Geneos
12 2 (0.62%) PowerCLI
12 2 (0.62%) Salt
12 2 (0.62%) vRealize
Vendors
1 66 (20.31%) Oracle
2 36 (11.08%) Atlassian
3 30 (9.23%) VMware
4 28 (8.62%) Microsoft
5 27 (8.31%) BEA
6 25 (7.69%) Splunk
7 19 (5.85%) Red Hat
8 18 (5.54%) webMethods
9 12 (3.69%) Cloudera
10 11 (3.38%) Google
11 9 (2.77%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (2.15%) Cisco
12 7 (2.15%) IBM
12 7 (2.15%) Sybase
13 5 (1.54%) MuleSoft
14 4 (1.23%) Sony
14 4 (1.23%) Telerik
14 4 (1.23%) Trillium
15 3 (0.92%) SAP
15 3 (0.92%) Tableau