Period
to 23 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 23 September 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 89 139 143
Rank change year-on-year +50 +4 +1
Contract jobs citing Bitbucket 4 33 64
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.32% 0.80% 1.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.83% 4.47% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 23 29
Median daily rate £427 £410 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.15% -8.89% -12.20%
10th Percentile £412 £247 £358
90th Percentile £443 £570 £515
England median daily rate £475 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.91 - £51.25

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 219 738 945
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.72% 17.80% 18.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 498 578
Median daily rate £425 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £273 £312 £313
90th Percentile £544 £578 £546
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 3
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £52.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -32.69% +60.00%
10th Percentile £26.73 £12.00 £21.60
90th Percentile £35.00 £47.50 £57.20
Median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -

Bitbucket
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Bitbucket as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Bitbucket in the West Midlands

Bitbucket
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Daily rate trend for Bitbucket in the West Midlands

Bitbucket
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bitbucket within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 September 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
Shropshire +7 4 £427 +4.15% 7
Bitbucket
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Bitbucket.

1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Requirements Gathering
2 3 (75.00%) Business Case
2 3 (75.00%) Project Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) Technology Roadmap
2 3 (75.00%) Public Cloud
2 3 (75.00%) Software Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (75.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) Atlassian
2 3 (75.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (75.00%) Kanban
2 3 (75.00%) Confluence
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (50.00%) Requirements Management
3 2 (50.00%) Commercial Awareness
3 2 (50.00%) Decision-Making
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Public Sector
4 1 (25.00%) Sprint Retrospective
4 1 (25.00%) Sprint Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure as Code
4 1 (25.00%) Power Platform
4 1 (25.00%) Data Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Power BI
4 1 (25.00%) Terraform

Bitbucket
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (75.00%) Confluence
2 1 (25.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Azure
1 1 (25.00%) PaaS
1 1 (25.00%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (25.00%) Pentaho
1 1 (25.00%) Power BI
1 1 (25.00%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Artifactory
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Maven
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Lead Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Public Cloud
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Requirements Gathering
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Business Case
2 3 (75.00%) Kanban
2 3 (75.00%) Project Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
2 3 (75.00%) Software Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (75.00%) Technology Roadmap
3 2 (50.00%) Commercial Awareness
3 2 (50.00%) Decision-Making
3 2 (50.00%) Requirements Management
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) ETL
4 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (25.00%) Cloudera
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle