Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 96 147 173
Rank change year-on-year +51 +26 -14
Contract jobs citing Bitbucket 27 39 17
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.30% 0.85% 0.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.71% 3.69% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 30 10
Median daily rate £428 £428 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.12% +20.42% -35.45%
10th Percentile £354 £315 £318
90th Percentile £508 £553 £489
England median daily rate £475 £500 £479
% change year-on-year -5.00% +4.44% +1.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £38.25 - £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 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 350 1,056 821
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.79% 23.02% 16.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 669 512
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £575 £590 £575
England median daily rate £500 £490 £475
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +9.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 10
Median hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.45% -15.85% +26.15%
Median hourly rate £38.50 £43.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -11.49% +2.35% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Bitbucket in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 27 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram 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 27 May 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 +39 25 £428 +11.17%
Coventry +26 1 £550 -2.22%
Birmingham +18 1 £250 -45.95%
Bitbucket
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 25 (92.59%) Java
2 24 (88.89%) Unix
3 23 (85.19%) SQL
3 23 (85.19%) Git (software)
4 21 (77.78%) PL/SQL
4 21 (77.78%) Oracle
4 21 (77.78%) Maven
5 16 (59.26%) AWS
5 16 (59.26%) Process Improvement
5 16 (59.26%) Jenkins
6 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (51.85%) Cloudera
7 14 (51.85%) Azure
7 14 (51.85%) Ansible
8 13 (48.15%) DevOps
8 13 (48.15%) Terraform
8 13 (48.15%) Software Engineering
9 12 (44.44%) Scrum
9 12 (44.44%) JIRA
9 12 (44.44%) SAS
9 12 (44.44%) Docker
9 12 (44.44%) Artifactory
9 12 (44.44%) Amazon Redshift
9 12 (44.44%) Hadoop
9 12 (44.44%) Confluence
9 12 (44.44%) Oracle Database
10 11 (40.74%) Analytics
10 11 (40.74%) Data Analytics
10 11 (40.74%) PaaS
10 11 (40.74%) Data Engineering

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 12 (44.44%) Confluence
1 12 (44.44%) SAS
2 9 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.70%) Apache
3 1 (3.70%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 16 (59.26%) AWS
2 14 (51.85%) Azure
3 11 (40.74%) PaaS
4 7 (25.93%) Power Platform
5 3 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (3.70%) GCP
6 1 (3.70%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) Amazon Redshift
1 12 (44.44%) Hadoop
1 12 (44.44%) Oracle Database
2 11 (40.74%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (37.04%) Pentaho
4 9 (33.33%) MongoDB
4 9 (33.33%) NoSQL
5 7 (25.93%) BusinessObjects XI
5 7 (25.93%) Power BI
5 7 (25.93%) SAS EBI
6 1 (3.70%) MySQL
6 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (85.19%) Git (software)
2 21 (77.78%) Maven
3 16 (59.26%) Jenkins
4 12 (44.44%) Artifactory
4 12 (44.44%) JIRA
5 10 (37.04%) Cucumber
5 10 (37.04%) JUnit
6 9 (33.33%) Gradle
6 9 (33.33%) Mockito
7 2 (7.41%) GitLab
8 1 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (3.70%) Selenium
General
1 9 (33.33%) Public Sector
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Developer
2 11 (40.74%) Java Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Software Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Hadoop Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Java Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Lead Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Lead Software Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Azure Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (3.70%) PHP Developer
6 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) Spring
1 10 (37.04%) Spring Boot
2 9 (33.33%) Gherkin
2 9 (33.33%) J2EE
2 9 (33.33%) JSON
2 9 (33.33%) REST
2 9 (33.33%) WireMock
2 9 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (3.70%) Ajax
3 1 (3.70%) CSS
3 1 (3.70%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (3.70%) HTML
3 1 (3.70%) jQuery
3 1 (3.70%) Lambda Expressions
3 1 (3.70%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (3.70%) Laravel
3 1 (3.70%) Node.js
3 1 (3.70%) RESTful
3 1 (3.70%) SOAP
3 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (88.89%) Unix
2 5 (18.52%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Process Improvement
2 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (48.15%) DevOps
3 13 (48.15%) Software Engineering
4 12 (44.44%) Scrum
5 11 (40.74%) Analytics
5 11 (40.74%) Data Analytics
5 11 (40.74%) Data Engineering
5 11 (40.74%) ETL
5 11 (40.74%) Sprint Planning
5 11 (40.74%) Sprint Retrospective
6 10 (37.04%) Infrastructure as Code
6 10 (37.04%) Microservices
6 10 (37.04%) Requirements Gathering
7 9 (33.33%) Test Strategy
8 8 (29.63%) Problem Management
9 7 (25.93%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
9 7 (25.93%) Data Modelling
10 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (92.59%) Java
2 23 (85.19%) SQL
3 21 (77.78%) PL/SQL
4 9 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.41%) Python
6 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.70%) C#
6 1 (3.70%) Go
6 1 (3.70%) PHP
6 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 12 (44.44%) Docker
2 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (51.85%) Ansible
2 13 (48.15%) Terraform
3 2 (7.41%) Puppet
4 1 (3.70%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (3.70%) HAProxy
4 1 (3.70%) Kubernetes
4 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (77.78%) Oracle
2 14 (51.85%) Cloudera
3 9 (33.33%) BEA
4 4 (14.81%) Trillium
5 1 (3.70%) AppDynamics
5 1 (3.70%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.70%) New Relic
5 1 (3.70%) Splunk
5 1 (3.70%) VMware