Period
to 16 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Octopus Deploy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Octopus Deploy over the 6 months to 16 April 2021 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.

Octopus Deploy
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 95 152 198
Rank change year-on-year +57 +46 -29
Contract jobs citing Octopus Deploy 47 19 56
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.91% 0.47% 0.83%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.59% 2.74% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 38
10th Percentile £528 £413 £425
25th Percentile £550 £475 £475
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £515 £550
Median % change year-on-year +16.50% -6.36% +2.33%
75th Percentile £650 £600 £623
90th Percentile £673 £600 £704
Central London median daily rate £600 £515 £500
% change year-on-year +16.50% +3.00% -9.09%

Octopus Deploy 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 City of London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 444 693 1,383
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.08% 17.30% 20.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 533 1,050
10th Percentile £354 £363 £400
25th Percentile £444 £425 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £525 £525
75th Percentile £638 £600 £588
90th Percentile £695 £663 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £510 £525
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 6
10th Percentile " £44.75 £14.75
25th Percentile £28.50 £44.88 £19.75
Median hourly rate £29.00 £48.89 £39.25
Median % change year-on-year -40.68% +24.55% -39.62%
75th Percentile £29.50 £56.38 £56.50
90th Percentile " £59.38 £58.25
Central London median hourly rate £29.00 £48.89 £39.25
% change year-on-year -40.68% +24.55% -39.62%

Octopus Deploy
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Octopus Deploy as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Octopus Deploy in the City of London

Octopus Deploy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Octopus Deploy in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Octopus Deploy in the City of London

Octopus Deploy
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Octopus Deploy in the City of London over the 6 months to 16 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Octopus Deploy in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 April 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Octopus Deploy 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 City of London region with a requirement for Octopus Deploy.

1 45 (95.74%) Azure
2 44 (93.62%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (91.49%) .NET
4 41 (87.23%) TDD
4 41 (87.23%) DevOps
5 40 (85.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 40 (85.11%) Analytics
5 40 (85.11%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 32 (68.09%) PowerShell
7 30 (63.83%) Microsoft
8 29 (61.70%) Active Directory
8 29 (61.70%) Azure Active Directory
9 28 (59.57%) SQL Server
10 27 (57.45%) C#
10 27 (57.45%) SharePoint
10 27 (57.45%) Continuous Integration
11 26 (55.32%) QA
11 26 (55.32%) Software Engineering
11 26 (55.32%) JavaScript
11 26 (55.32%) ASP.NET
11 26 (55.32%) Business Intelligence
11 26 (55.32%) Mentoring
11 26 (55.32%) React
11 26 (55.32%) Power BI
11 26 (55.32%) TypeScript
11 26 (55.32%) AngularJS
11 26 (55.32%) ASP.NET Core
11 26 (55.32%) Greenfield Project
11 26 (55.32%) Power Platform
12 19 (40.43%) Finance

Octopus Deploy
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 27 (57.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.13%) NServiceBus
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Salerio
Cloud Services
1 45 (95.74%) Azure
2 29 (61.70%) Azure Active Directory
3 26 (55.32%) Power Platform
4 2 (4.26%) Azure Functions
4 2 (4.26%) Serverless
5 1 (2.13%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (2.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) DNS
1 3 (6.38%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (59.57%) SQL Server
2 26 (55.32%) Power BI
3 14 (29.79%) Tableau
3 14 (29.79%) Tableau Desktop
3 14 (29.79%) Tableau Server
Development Applications
1 14 (29.79%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.26%) Bitbucket
2 2 (4.26%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.13%) MSTest
3 1 (2.13%) NUnit
3 1 (2.13%) SpecFlow
General
1 19 (40.43%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (44.68%) Technical Leader
2 20 (42.55%) Developer
3 16 (34.04%) Analyst
3 16 (34.04%) Analyst Developer
4 7 (14.89%) Risk Analyst
5 6 (12.77%) Asset Management Analyst
5 6 (12.77%) Risk Management Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) Principal Developer
7 4 (8.51%) SharePoint Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Administrator
8 3 (6.38%) SharePoint Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) SQL Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (4.26%) Support Engineer
10 1 (2.13%) Azure Developer
10 1 (2.13%) Azure Engineer
10 1 (2.13%) C# Developer
10 1 (2.13%) DevSecOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (91.49%) .NET
2 26 (55.32%) AngularJS
2 26 (55.32%) ASP.NET
2 26 (55.32%) ASP.NET Core
2 26 (55.32%) React
3 3 (6.38%) MSMQ
4 2 (4.26%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (4.26%) Kafka
4 2 (4.26%) Regular Expression
5 1 (2.13%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 26 (55.32%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (29.79%) Fixed Income
2 14 (29.79%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (6.38%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (4.26%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Windows
1 5 (10.64%) Windows Server
2 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2016
2 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2019
3 2 (4.26%) Linux
3 2 (4.26%) Unix
3 2 (4.26%) Windows 10
3 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (93.62%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (87.23%) DevOps
2 41 (87.23%) TDD
3 40 (85.11%) Analytics
3 40 (85.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 40 (85.11%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 27 (57.45%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (55.32%) Business Intelligence
5 26 (55.32%) Mentoring
5 26 (55.32%) Software Engineering
6 16 (34.04%) Problem-Solving
7 14 (29.79%) BDD
7 14 (29.79%) Critical Thinking
7 14 (29.79%) Data Analysis
7 14 (29.79%) Data Integration
7 14 (29.79%) Data Visualisation
7 14 (29.79%) Deployment Automation
7 14 (29.79%) SDLC
7 14 (29.79%) User Stories
7 14 (29.79%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 32 (68.09%) PowerShell
2 27 (57.45%) C#
3 26 (55.32%) JavaScript
3 26 (55.32%) TypeScript
4 16 (34.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (55.32%) QA
System Software
1 29 (61.70%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.38%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) PowerCLI
1 3 (6.38%) SCCM
1 3 (6.38%) Terraform
1 3 (6.38%) vCenter Server
2 2 (4.26%) Grafana
2 2 (4.26%) Nagios
Vendors
1 30 (63.83%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.38%) HP
2 3 (6.38%) VMware
3 2 (4.26%) IBM
3 2 (4.26%) Linedata
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle
3 2 (4.26%) Splunk