Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 335 422 551
Rank change year-on-year +87 +129 +306
Contract jobs citing Bitbucket 806 570 383
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.77% 0.55% 0.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.58% 2.96% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 528 356 202
UK median daily rate £500 £478 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% -4.50% +42.86%
10th Percentile £329 £330 £335
90th Percentile £638 £619 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £436 £443 £446
% change year-on-year -1.41% -0.84% +34.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 1
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £49.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.01% +16.47% -
10th Percentile £47.50 £37.28 £41.25
90th Percentile £53.50 £51.88 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £49.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +1.01% +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 22,516 19,236 17,008
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.38% 18.61% 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,485 13,430 11,408
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 270 248
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £30.35 £28.98 £22.75
90th Percentile £53.75 £62.18 £55.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 12 December 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
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 12 December 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 +82 756 £500 +2.56% 191
London +76 401 £550 +7.32% 65
UK excluding London +41 400 £436 -1.41% 133
Midlands +44 101 £424 -9.89% 26
North of England +4 80 £450 +9.09% 37
West Midlands +29 78 £450 -4.26% 18
South East -47 76 £413 -6.25% 32
South West -9 65 £450 -4.76% 23
North West -13 44 £500 +19.76% 22
Scotland +14 39 £444 +47.92% 4
East of England -4 32 £475 +11.76% 8
Yorkshire +2 29 £445 +31.85% 8
East Midlands +19 23 £392 -21.55% 8
North East 0 7 £275 -15.38% 7
Northern Ireland - 4 £432 - 1
Wales - 3 £441 - 2

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 452 (56.08%) Agile Software Development
2 399 (49.50%) Git (software)
3 387 (48.01%) Java
4 378 (46.90%) JIRA
5 341 (42.31%) Jenkins
6 314 (38.96%) DevOps
7 260 (32.26%) Docker
8 240 (29.78%) Confluence
9 226 (28.04%) Continuous Integration
10 220 (27.30%) Amazon AWS
11 211 (26.18%) Linux
12 202 (25.06%) TDD
13 192 (23.82%) Python
14 191 (23.70%) JavaScript
15 190 (23.57%) Test Automation
16 180 (22.33%) Ansible
16 180 (22.33%) SQL
17 157 (19.48%) Scrum
18 156 (19.35%) .NET
19 148 (18.36%) Selenium
19 148 (18.36%) REST
20 145 (17.99%) Microservices
21 142 (17.62%) Kubernetes
22 140 (17.37%) Atlassian
23 138 (17.12%) C#
24 137 (17.00%) HTML
25 131 (16.25%) Puppet
26 127 (15.76%) GitHub
27 125 (15.51%) Cucumber
28 124 (15.38%) Unix

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
1 240 (29.78%) Confluence
2 72 (8.93%) Apache
3 69 (8.56%) Elasticsearch
4 38 (4.71%) Tomcat
5 36 (4.47%) nginx
6 35 (4.34%) WebLogic
7 25 (3.10%) CMS
7 25 (3.10%) SharePoint
8 20 (2.48%) IIS
8 20 (2.48%) Umbraco
9 18 (2.23%) WebSphere
10 17 (2.11%) Cloud Foundry
11 16 (1.99%) JBoss
12 14 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
13 13 (1.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 10 (1.24%) OpenStack
15 9 (1.12%) Apache Spark
15 9 (1.12%) NServiceBus
15 9 (1.12%) SAS
16 6 (0.74%) Mule
Applications
1 9 (1.12%) Adobe Illustrator
1 9 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
2 5 (0.62%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (0.50%) HipChat
3 4 (0.50%) InVision
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 14 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.12%) Sentinel
3 6 (0.74%) Markit EDM
4 5 (0.62%) Oracle Cash Management
4 5 (0.62%) SAP Hybris
5 3 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.37%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.12%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 220 (27.30%) Amazon AWS
2 127 (15.76%) GitHub
3 116 (14.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 59 (7.32%) OpenShift
5 45 (5.58%) Amazon S3
6 42 (5.21%) Amazon EC2
6 42 (5.21%) PaaS
7 37 (4.59%) SaaS
8 29 (3.60%) Sauce Labs
9 27 (3.35%) Datadog
9 27 (3.35%) IaaS
10 23 (2.85%) Amazon ELB
11 22 (2.73%) Google Cloud Platform
12 21 (2.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 20 (2.48%) npm
14 19 (2.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 17 (2.11%) Apigee
16 15 (1.86%) Google Analytics
17 14 (1.74%) AWS CloudFormation
18 13 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 48 (5.96%) HTTP
2 44 (5.46%) SSL
3 40 (4.96%) Firewall
4 26 (3.23%) DNS
5 25 (3.10%) TCP/IP
6 23 (2.85%) Internet
7 17 (2.11%) SSH
8 16 (1.99%) Kerberos
9 15 (1.86%) Reverse Proxy
10 13 (1.61%) HTTPS
11 9 (1.12%) OpenLDAP
12 8 (0.99%) OpenVPN
13 6 (0.74%) DHCP
14 4 (0.50%) IPsec
15 3 (0.37%) IMAP
15 3 (0.37%) NAS
15 3 (0.37%) SAN
15 3 (0.37%) SMTP
15 3 (0.37%) SNMP
15 3 (0.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (11.91%) SQL Server
2 89 (11.04%) MongoDB
3 69 (8.56%) NoSQL
4 53 (6.58%) PostgreSQL
5 50 (6.20%) MySQL
6 49 (6.08%) Big Data
7 31 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
8 30 (3.72%) Relational Database
9 26 (3.23%) InfluxDB
10 22 (2.73%) Redis
11 20 (2.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 19 (2.36%) Pentaho
13 15 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 14 (1.74%) Amazon RDS
15 13 (1.61%) Impala
16 11 (1.36%) Oracle Database
17 9 (1.12%) Hadoop
17 9 (1.12%) OLAP
17 9 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
18 8 (0.99%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 399 (49.50%) Git (software)
2 378 (46.90%) JIRA
3 341 (42.31%) Jenkins
4 148 (18.36%) Selenium
5 125 (15.51%) Cucumber
6 122 (15.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 122 (15.14%) TeamCity
7 119 (14.76%) Maven
8 117 (14.52%) Artifactory
9 88 (10.92%) Sonatype Nexus
10 72 (8.93%) JUnit
11 68 (8.44%) Subversion
12 53 (6.58%) Ant
13 51 (6.33%) Octopus Deploy
14 50 (6.20%) SonarQube
15 42 (5.21%) gulp
16 37 (4.59%) JMeter
17 35 (4.34%) IntelliJ
18 33 (4.09%) Gradle
19 30 (3.72%) SoapUI
General
1 117 (14.52%) Banking
2 90 (11.17%) Finance
3 27 (3.35%) Investment Banking
4 20 (2.48%) Retail
5 18 (2.23%) Law
6 10 (1.24%) Retail Banking
7 8 (0.99%) Back Office
7 8 (0.99%) Marketing
8 6 (0.74%) Financial Institution
8 6 (0.74%) Front Office
9 4 (0.50%) Legal
9 4 (0.50%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.37%) Advertising
10 3 (0.37%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.25%) Publishing
12 1 (0.12%) Avionics
12 1 (0.12%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.12%) Digital Economy
12 1 (0.12%) Games
Job Titles
1 368 (45.66%) Developer
2 131 (16.25%) DevOps Engineer
3 121 (15.01%) Java Developer
4 59 (7.32%) Senior Developer
5 51 (6.33%) Architect
6 43 (5.33%) C# Developer
7 39 (4.84%) Consultant
8 36 (4.47%) AWS DevOps
8 36 (4.47%) AWS Engineer
9 32 (3.97%) .NET Developer
9 32 (3.97%) Unix Engineer
10 31 (3.85%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 28 (3.47%) Tester
12 27 (3.35%) Senior C# Developer
13 26 (3.23%) Cloud Engineer
14 24 (2.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 24 (2.98%) Software Engineer
15 23 (2.85%) Full Stack Developer
16 22 (2.73%) C# .NET Developer
17 21 (2.61%) Senior Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (19.35%) .NET
2 148 (18.36%) REST
3 137 (17.00%) HTML
4 114 (14.14%) AngularJS
5 105 (13.03%) CSS
6 96 (11.91%) Web Services
7 91 (11.29%) Node.js
8 88 (10.92%) Spring
9 87 (10.79%) RESTful
10 75 (9.31%) HTML5
10 75 (9.31%) jQuery
11 73 (9.06%) React
12 72 (8.93%) SOAP
13 66 (8.19%) JSON
14 46 (5.71%) Spring Boot
15 44 (5.46%) Elastic Stack
16 42 (5.21%) XML
17 31 (3.85%) Swagger
18 30 (3.72%) Ajax
18 30 (3.72%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 39 (4.84%) User Experience
2 38 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (3.23%) Public Cloud
4 23 (2.85%) PKI
5 21 (2.61%) Linux Command Line
6 20 (2.48%) Greenfield Project
7 18 (2.23%) Mobile App
8 14 (1.74%) Hybrid Cloud
8 14 (1.74%) Self-Motivation
9 13 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (1.49%) Algorithms
10 12 (1.49%) Client/Server
10 12 (1.49%) Cloud Native
10 12 (1.49%) Data Structures
10 12 (1.49%) Fintech
11 11 (1.36%) Management Information System
12 10 (1.24%) Hedge funds
13 9 (1.12%) Private Cloud
14 6 (0.74%) Data Centre
14 6 (0.74%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 211 (26.18%) Linux
2 124 (15.38%) Unix
3 101 (12.53%) Windows
4 47 (5.83%) Ubuntu
5 40 (4.96%) Windows Server
6 38 (4.71%) Apple iOS
7 32 (3.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 26 (3.23%) Android
9 12 (1.49%) CentOS
10 7 (0.87%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.62%) CoreOS
12 3 (0.37%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.37%) Solaris
12 3 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.37%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.37%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.25%) Debian
14 1 (0.12%) AIX
14 1 (0.12%) VMS
14 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 452 (56.08%) Agile Software Development
2 314 (38.96%) DevOps
3 226 (28.04%) Continuous Integration
4 202 (25.06%) TDD
5 190 (23.57%) Test Automation
6 157 (19.48%) Scrum
7 145 (17.99%) Microservices
8 108 (13.40%) BDD
9 83 (10.30%) Configuration Management
10 69 (8.56%) Analytics
11 66 (8.19%) OO
11 66 (8.19%) SDLC
12 65 (8.06%) Web Development
13 62 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
14 61 (7.57%) Deployment Automation
15 59 (7.32%) Continuous Delivery
15 59 (7.32%) Kanban
16 58 (7.20%) Open Source
17 55 (6.82%) MVC
18 54 (6.70%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 387 (48.01%) Java
2 192 (23.82%) Python
3 191 (23.70%) JavaScript
4 180 (22.33%) SQL
5 138 (17.12%) C#
6 64 (7.94%) Perl
7 59 (7.32%) Bash Shell
8 46 (5.71%) PHP
9 45 (5.58%) PowerShell
10 44 (5.46%) Ruby
11 42 (5.21%) Groovy
12 39 (4.84%) Java 8
13 38 (4.71%) Shell Script
14 26 (3.23%) C++
15 22 (2.73%) PL/SQL
16 21 (2.61%) Objective-C
17 19 (2.36%) Go
18 18 (2.23%) Apple Swift
19 17 (2.11%) C
20 14 (1.74%) R
Qualifications
1 51 (6.33%) Security Cleared
2 37 (4.59%) SC Cleared
3 33 (4.09%) Degree
4 19 (2.36%) ISEB
5 12 (1.49%) ISTQB
6 9 (1.12%) CISSP
6 9 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (0.99%) AWS Certification
8 7 (0.87%) DV Cleared
9 6 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.62%) SSCP
11 4 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.50%) Sun Certification
12 3 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.37%) CompTIA Security+
12 3 (0.37%) DBS Check
12 3 (0.37%) MCSA
12 3 (0.37%) MCSE
12 3 (0.37%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (7.57%) QA
2 12 (1.49%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.74%) PMO
4 5 (0.62%) GDPR
5 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.12%) SLA
6 1 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 260 (32.26%) Docker
2 17 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.49%) Active Directory
3 12 (1.49%) Squid
4 10 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (0.99%) Postfix
5 8 (0.99%) vCloud
6 5 (0.62%) oVirt
7 4 (0.50%) RHEV
8 3 (0.37%) vSphere
9 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.12%) iptables
9 1 (0.12%) KVM
9 1 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 180 (22.33%) Ansible
2 142 (17.62%) Kubernetes
3 131 (16.25%) Puppet
4 105 (13.03%) Terraform
5 96 (11.91%) Opscode Chef
6 42 (5.21%) Nagios
7 35 (4.34%) Kibana
8 34 (4.22%) ZABBIX
9 33 (4.09%) Rancher
10 25 (3.10%) logstash
11 24 (2.98%) Packer
12 22 (2.73%) Grafana
13 21 (2.61%) Single Sign-On
14 18 (2.23%) Salt
15 17 (2.11%) Prometheus
16 14 (1.74%) Docker Swarm
17 12 (1.49%) HP ALM
17 12 (1.49%) ITRS Geneos
17 12 (1.49%) Sysdig
18 11 (1.36%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 140 (17.37%) Atlassian
2 118 (14.64%) Oracle
3 83 (10.30%) Splunk
4 74 (9.18%) Microsoft
5 50 (6.20%) Google
6 47 (5.83%) AppDynamics
7 44 (5.46%) New Relic
8 29 (3.60%) Red Hat
9 26 (3.23%) VMware
10 24 (2.98%) Adobe
11 23 (2.85%) HP
11 23 (2.85%) IBM
12 22 (2.73%) Cloudera
12 22 (2.73%) Hortonworks
13 21 (2.61%) hybris
14 20 (2.48%) Micro Focus
15 17 (2.11%) BEA
16 16 (1.99%) Tableau
17 15 (1.86%) CyberArk
18 13 (1.61%) Dynatrace