Period
to 25 May 2018

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 25 May 2018 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 445 465 726
Rank change year-on-year +20 +261 +114
Contract jobs citing Bitbucket 510 410 154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.50% 0.45% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.59% 2.66% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 294 99
UK median daily rate £475 £466 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.88% +16.56% +12.68%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £300
90th Percentile £638 £600 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £438 £394
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +10.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 0
UK median hourly rate £66.50 £17.01 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +291.06% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £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 19,719 15,391 15,716
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.42% 17.03% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,580 10,411 10,593
UK median daily rate £473 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.18% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £315 £300 £293
90th Percentile £609 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 318 336
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +0.06% +14.80%
10th Percentile £28.40 £22.50 £25.00
90th Percentile £67.25 £57.50 £52.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.13
% change year-on-year - +0.89% +13.85%

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 25 May 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Bitbucket over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor hourly 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 25 May 2018. 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 +24 483 £479 +1.86% 154
UK excluding London +63 327 £438 - 102
London -56 180 £550 +6.54% 62
South East +24 132 £450 +9.09% 34
North of England +26 72 £450 -5.26% 25
South West +21 51 £450 +9.09% 22
North West +3 43 £425 -10.53% 16
Midlands +9 34 £425 -22.73% 7
Yorkshire +9 28 £450 -15.29% 7
Scotland -20 20 £375 -25.00% 9
East Midlands +11 17 £500 +53.85% 1
West Midlands -18 17 £355 -35.45% 6
East of England -1 13 £475 +1.06% 5
Wales -18 4 £525 +21.74%
Northern Ireland +2 2 £384 -6.85% 1
North East - 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, 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.

1 277 (54.31%) Agile Software Development
2 269 (52.75%) DevOps
3 267 (52.35%) JIRA
4 245 (48.04%) Jenkins
5 205 (40.20%) Git (software)
6 195 (38.24%) Java
7 179 (35.10%) Linux
8 175 (34.31%) Confluence
9 167 (32.75%) Continuous Integration
10 152 (29.80%) Test Automation
11 148 (29.02%) Docker
12 128 (25.10%) TDD
13 122 (23.92%) Amazon AWS
14 120 (23.53%) Scrum
15 110 (21.57%) Python
15 110 (21.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 107 (20.98%) REST
17 101 (19.80%) Atlassian
18 91 (17.84%) Kubernetes
19 84 (16.47%) C#
20 82 (16.08%) SQL
20 82 (16.08%) Puppet
21 81 (15.88%) .NET
22 79 (15.49%) Ansible
23 78 (15.29%) Microservices
23 78 (15.29%) Oracle
23 78 (15.29%) Selenium
24 76 (14.90%) Microsoft Azure
24 76 (14.90%) AngularJS
25 75 (14.71%) Configuration Management

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
1 175 (34.31%) Confluence
2 29 (5.69%) Elasticsearch
3 21 (4.12%) Apache
3 21 (4.12%) JBoss
4 15 (2.94%) Cloud Foundry
4 15 (2.94%) OpenStack
4 15 (2.94%) WebLogic
5 13 (2.55%) Apache Solr
5 13 (2.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 11 (2.16%) Tomcat
7 10 (1.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 10 (1.96%) Drupal
8 9 (1.76%) Apache Spark
8 9 (1.76%) nginx
9 7 (1.37%) IIS
10 5 (0.98%) Mule
10 5 (0.98%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.78%) GlassFish
11 4 (0.78%) Kentico
12 3 (0.59%) Liferay
Applications
1 21 (4.12%) HipChat
2 2 (0.39%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.39%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 2 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.20%) iTrent
2 1 (0.20%) Magento
2 1 (0.20%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.20%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 122 (23.92%) Amazon AWS
2 76 (14.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 62 (12.16%) GitHub
4 34 (6.67%) PaaS
5 31 (6.08%) OpenShift
6 20 (3.92%) Google Cloud Platform
6 20 (3.92%) IaaS
6 20 (3.92%) Sauce Labs
7 16 (3.14%) Amazon EC2
7 16 (3.14%) Amazon S3
8 13 (2.55%) Amazon ELB
8 13 (2.55%) Datadog
9 11 (2.16%) NuGet
10 10 (1.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 10 (1.96%) Serverless
11 9 (1.76%) AWS Lambda
12 8 (1.57%) SaaS
13 7 (1.37%) BrowserStack
13 7 (1.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 6 (1.18%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.33%) Firewall
2 16 (3.14%) VPN
3 13 (2.55%) HTTP
4 12 (2.35%) Internet
5 9 (1.76%) Kerberos
5 9 (1.76%) SSL
6 7 (1.37%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (1.18%) Remote Desktop
7 6 (1.18%) SSH
8 4 (0.78%) DNS
8 4 (0.78%) OpenLDAP
8 4 (0.78%) OpenVPN
9 3 (0.59%) SMS
10 2 (0.39%) DSL
10 2 (0.39%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.39%) Skype
11 1 (0.20%) Junos
11 1 (0.20%) OpenFlow
11 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.20%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (12.94%) SQL Server
2 40 (7.84%) MySQL
3 30 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 30 (5.88%) NoSQL
4 28 (5.49%) Oracle Database
5 25 (4.90%) PostgreSQL
6 20 (3.92%) Big Data
7 16 (3.14%) Relational Database
8 15 (2.94%) Redis
9 14 (2.75%) Hadoop
10 12 (2.35%) RDBMS
11 11 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
11 11 (2.16%) SQL Server 2016
12 9 (1.76%) Amazon RDS
12 9 (1.76%) SQL Server 2014
13 8 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 7 (1.37%) Azure SQL Database
14 7 (1.37%) DB2
15 6 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
15 6 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 267 (52.35%) JIRA
2 245 (48.04%) Jenkins
3 205 (40.20%) Git (software)
4 110 (21.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 78 (15.29%) Selenium
6 73 (14.31%) SonarQube
7 70 (13.73%) JUnit
8 69 (13.53%) Maven
8 69 (13.53%) Sonatype Nexus
9 62 (12.16%) Cucumber
10 60 (11.76%) Artifactory
11 56 (10.98%) TeamCity
12 54 (10.59%) Subversion
13 31 (6.08%) Gradle
14 29 (5.69%) SoapUI
15 25 (4.90%) Octopus Deploy
16 19 (3.73%) EasyMock
17 18 (3.53%) Eclipse
17 18 (3.53%) JMeter
17 18 (3.53%) WebDriver
General
1 75 (14.71%) Finance
2 46 (9.02%) Banking
3 14 (2.75%) Games
4 11 (2.16%) Marketing
5 9 (1.76%) Back Office
6 7 (1.37%) Investment Banking
6 7 (1.37%) Law
6 7 (1.37%) Retail
7 6 (1.18%) Legal
7 6 (1.18%) Retail Banking
8 5 (0.98%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.59%) Automotive
9 3 (0.59%) Persian Language
10 2 (0.39%) Electronics
10 2 (0.39%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Front Office
11 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 219 (42.94%) Developer
2 138 (27.06%) DevOps Engineer
3 80 (15.69%) Java Developer
4 33 (6.47%) Cloud Engineer
5 31 (6.08%) AWS DevOps
6 28 (5.49%) Senior Developer
7 27 (5.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 27 (5.29%) AWS Engineer
8 25 (4.90%) Senior DevOps
9 23 (4.51%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 21 (4.12%) Linux Engineer
11 18 (3.53%) .NET Developer
11 18 (3.53%) Tester
12 17 (3.33%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 17 (3.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 16 (3.14%) Architect
13 16 (3.14%) Cloud Developer
14 15 (2.94%) Azure Engineer
14 15 (2.94%) Software Developer
15 14 (2.75%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (20.98%) REST
2 81 (15.88%) .NET
3 76 (14.90%) AngularJS
4 74 (14.51%) Spring
5 68 (13.33%) Web Services
6 56 (10.98%) HTML
7 52 (10.20%) SOAP
8 40 (7.84%) ASP.NET
9 39 (7.65%) CSS
10 35 (6.86%) Elastic Stack
11 34 (6.67%) Node.js
12 33 (6.47%) HTML5
13 32 (6.27%) Java EE
13 32 (6.27%) JSON
14 28 (5.49%) XML
15 27 (5.29%) RESTful
16 25 (4.90%) jQuery
17 24 (4.71%) ASP.NET Web API
18 22 (4.31%) EJB
19 20 (3.92%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 41 (8.04%) Computer Science
2 25 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (4.51%) Wiki
4 17 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (2.55%) Mobile App
6 11 (2.16%) Linux Command Line
7 10 (1.96%) iPad
8 9 (1.76%) Data Structures
8 9 (1.76%) Life Science
8 9 (1.76%) PKI
8 9 (1.76%) User Experience
9 8 (1.57%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.37%) Data Centre
11 6 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.18%) Mobile Computing
11 6 (1.18%) N-Tier
11 6 (1.18%) Public Cloud
11 6 (1.18%) Replication
11 6 (1.18%) RIA
11 6 (1.18%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 179 (35.10%) Linux
2 71 (13.92%) Windows
3 52 (10.20%) CentOS
4 45 (8.82%) Unix
5 39 (7.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (3.92%) Apple iOS
7 19 (3.73%) Android
8 17 (3.33%) Windows Server
9 11 (2.16%) Mac OS X
10 8 (1.57%) Mac OS
10 8 (1.57%) Ubuntu
11 7 (1.37%) Solaris
11 7 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.78%) VMS
14 1 (0.20%) Debian
14 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 277 (54.31%) Agile Software Development
2 269 (52.75%) DevOps
3 167 (32.75%) Continuous Integration
4 152 (29.80%) Test Automation
5 128 (25.10%) TDD
6 120 (23.53%) Scrum
7 78 (15.29%) Microservices
8 75 (14.71%) Configuration Management
9 65 (12.75%) Continuous Delivery
10 58 (11.37%) Kanban
10 58 (11.37%) SDLC
11 51 (10.00%) BDD
12 45 (8.82%) MVC
13 43 (8.43%) Open Source
14 41 (8.04%) OO
15 36 (7.06%) Problem-Solving
16 35 (6.86%) E-Commerce
17 34 (6.67%) Unit Testing
18 32 (6.27%) Software Engineering
19 23 (4.51%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 195 (38.24%) Java
2 110 (21.57%) Python
3 84 (16.47%) C#
4 82 (16.08%) SQL
5 71 (13.92%) JavaScript
6 57 (11.18%) Bash Shell
7 46 (9.02%) Ruby
8 31 (6.08%) Groovy
8 31 (6.08%) Java 8
8 31 (6.08%) Shell Script
9 28 (5.49%) Perl
10 26 (5.10%) PHP
11 23 (4.51%) TypeScript
12 19 (3.73%) PowerShell
13 18 (3.53%) C++
14 16 (3.14%) PL/SQL
15 14 (2.75%) Apple Swift
16 8 (1.57%) C
17 7 (1.37%) XPath
18 5 (0.98%) Scala
Qualifications
1 49 (9.61%) Degree
2 43 (8.43%) Security Cleared
3 22 (4.31%) DV Cleared
4 21 (4.12%) Computer Science Degree
5 20 (3.92%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.59%) RHCE
7 2 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.39%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.39%) PMP
8 1 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.20%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.20%) MCPD
8 1 (0.20%) MCSD
8 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.29%) QA
2 15 (2.94%) GCP
3 3 (0.59%) PMO
4 2 (0.39%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.20%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 148 (29.02%) Docker
2 12 (2.35%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.76%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (1.37%) VirtualBox
5 6 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.78%) Postfix
6 4 (0.78%) Squid
6 4 (0.78%) vCloud
7 2 (0.39%) oVirt
7 2 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.20%) Firmware
8 1 (0.20%) KVM
8 1 (0.20%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 91 (17.84%) Kubernetes
2 82 (16.08%) Puppet
3 79 (15.49%) Ansible
4 61 (11.96%) Terraform
5 53 (10.39%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (3.14%) Rancher
7 15 (2.94%) ZABBIX
8 11 (2.16%) Kibana
8 11 (2.16%) logstash
9 9 (1.76%) Docker Swarm
9 9 (1.76%) HP ALM
10 7 (1.37%) Grafana
10 7 (1.37%) Nagios
11 6 (1.18%) Mesos
11 6 (1.18%) Pingdom
11 6 (1.18%) Uchiwa
12 5 (0.98%) Packer
12 5 (0.98%) yum
13 4 (0.78%) Rsyslog
13 4 (0.78%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 101 (19.80%) Atlassian
2 78 (15.29%) Oracle
3 59 (11.57%) Red Hat
4 40 (7.84%) Microsoft
5 18 (3.53%) Splunk
6 17 (3.33%) VMware
7 16 (3.14%) Google
8 14 (2.75%) IBM
8 14 (2.75%) New Relic
9 12 (2.35%) hybris
10 11 (2.16%) Adobe
10 11 (2.16%) SaltStack
11 10 (1.96%) Sonatype
12 9 (1.76%) HP
13 7 (1.37%) Apigee
13 7 (1.37%) Centrify
13 7 (1.37%) Cisco
13 7 (1.37%) Juniper
14 6 (1.18%) PagerDuty
14 6 (1.18%) ServiceNow