Period
to 14 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 14 December 2019 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
UK > England
6 months to
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 440 403 446
Rank change year-on-year -37 +43 +137
Contract jobs citing Octopus Deploy 322 592 493
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.45% 0.62% 0.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.60% 2.86% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 414 375
England median daily rate £525 £475 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% -2.56% +12.39%
10th Percentile £386 £363 £356
90th Percentile £790 £600 £637
UK median daily rate £525 £475 £488
% change year-on-year +10.53% -2.56% +12.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
England median hourly rate - £45.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate - £45.00 £45.00

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 England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 12,399 20,666 17,811
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 17.18% 21.53% 18.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,267 14,345 12,533
England median daily rate £475 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.70% +7.56%
10th Percentile £330 £326 £313
90th Percentile £645 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 208 253
England median hourly rate £43.25 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.76% - +3.66%
10th Percentile £16.50 £30.00 £29.10
90th Percentile £73.45 £56.45 £60.00
UK median hourly rate £44.02 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +3.58% - +3.66%

Octopus Deploy
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Octopus Deploy as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Octopus Deploy in England

Octopus Deploy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Octopus Deploy in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Octopus Deploy in England

Octopus Deploy
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Octopus Deploy in England over the 6 months to 14 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Octopus Deploy in England

Octopus Deploy
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Octopus Deploy in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Octopus Deploy in England

Octopus Deploy
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Octopus Deploy within the England region over the 6 months to 14 December 2019. 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
London -13 201 £525 - 37
South East +31 48 £475 +11.76% 28
North of England -24 44 £450 +8.11% 21
Yorkshire +32 30 £450 +7.14% 12
Midlands +50 14 £375 -23.08% 13
North West -27 14 £400 - 9
East of England +32 10 £438 -9.09% 3
East Midlands +28 9 £375 -6.25% 5
West Midlands +32 5 £313 -43.18% 8
South West -7 5 £488 +18.18% 8
Octopus Deploy
UK

For the 6 months to 14 December 2019, 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 England region with a requirement for Octopus Deploy.

1 227 (70.50%) TeamCity
2 212 (65.84%) Azure
3 208 (64.60%) .NET
4 202 (62.73%) C#
5 167 (51.86%) Agile Software Development
6 137 (42.55%) DevOps
7 123 (38.20%) PowerShell
8 116 (36.02%) AngularJS
9 107 (33.23%) Microsoft
10 101 (31.37%) SQL
10 101 (31.37%) SQL Server
10 101 (31.37%) TDD
11 94 (29.19%) Finance
11 94 (29.19%) Git (software)
12 81 (25.16%) AWS
12 81 (25.16%) Continuous Integration
13 79 (24.53%) ASP.NET
14 78 (24.22%) JavaScript
15 75 (23.29%) .NET Core
16 73 (22.67%) CSS
17 67 (20.81%) MVC
18 65 (20.19%) Kubernetes
19 64 (19.88%) Jenkins
19 64 (19.88%) HTML
20 63 (19.57%) React
21 62 (19.25%) Microservices
22 61 (18.94%) Windows
23 60 (18.63%) Docker
24 58 (18.01%) BDD
25 57 (17.70%) ASP.NET Web API

Octopus Deploy
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 26 (8.07%) IIS
2 19 (5.90%) Umbraco
3 11 (3.42%) CMS
4 10 (3.11%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (3.11%) SharePoint
5 9 (2.80%) nginx
6 8 (2.48%) Sitecore CMS
7 6 (1.86%) Cloud Foundry
7 6 (1.86%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (1.55%) Apache Airflow
9 4 (1.24%) Apache
10 3 (0.93%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.31%) Confluence
11 1 (0.31%) Kentico
11 1 (0.31%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (1.55%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.93%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (0.93%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 212 (65.84%) Azure
2 81 (25.16%) AWS
3 43 (13.35%) PaaS
4 39 (12.11%) Power Platform
5 30 (9.32%) GitHub
6 23 (7.14%) Serverless
7 19 (5.90%) IaaS
8 18 (5.59%) SaaS
9 12 (3.73%) Azure Active Directory
10 10 (3.11%) npm
11 9 (2.80%) GCP
11 9 (2.80%) NuGet
12 7 (2.17%) AWS Lambda
13 5 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (1.55%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (1.55%) Azure Functions
14 4 (1.24%) OpenShift
14 4 (1.24%) Slack
15 3 (0.93%) Datadog
15 3 (0.93%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.66%) DNS
2 10 (3.11%) DHCP
3 7 (2.17%) Network Security
4 5 (1.55%) IPv4
4 5 (1.55%) VPN
5 4 (1.24%) Firewall
6 2 (0.62%) SSL
7 1 (0.31%) FTP
7 1 (0.31%) HTTP
7 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (31.37%) SQL Server
2 39 (12.11%) Power BI
3 33 (10.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 31 (9.63%) QlikView
5 28 (8.70%) NoSQL
6 27 (8.39%) OLAP
7 24 (7.45%) MongoDB
8 21 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 17 (5.28%) Redis
10 11 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (1.86%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (1.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (1.24%) Big Data
12 4 (1.24%) PowerPivot
13 3 (0.93%) Aerospike
13 3 (0.93%) Amazon QuickSight
13 3 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
13 3 (0.93%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.93%) InfluxDB
13 3 (0.93%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 227 (70.50%) TeamCity
2 94 (29.19%) Git (software)
3 64 (19.88%) Jenkins
4 38 (11.80%) Visual Studio Team System
5 25 (7.76%) Visual Studio
6 23 (7.14%) Selenium
7 21 (6.52%) gulp
8 19 (5.90%) Jasmine
9 18 (5.59%) Bitbucket
10 17 (5.28%) JIRA
10 17 (5.28%) SpecFlow
10 17 (5.28%) Team Foundation Server
11 16 (4.97%) NUnit
12 13 (4.04%) webpack
13 12 (3.73%) MSTest
14 11 (3.42%) Babel
14 11 (3.42%) Cucumber
15 10 (3.11%) Grunt
16 7 (2.17%) Subversion
17 6 (1.86%) Mocha
General
1 94 (29.19%) Finance
2 12 (3.73%) Banking
3 9 (2.80%) Back Office
3 9 (2.80%) Retail
4 5 (1.55%) Front Office
4 5 (1.55%) Games
4 5 (1.55%) Marketing
5 4 (1.24%) Law
6 2 (0.62%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 182 (56.52%) Developer
2 98 (30.43%) .NET Developer
3 70 (21.74%) DevOps Engineer
4 63 (19.57%) C# Developer
5 44 (13.66%) C# .NET Developer
6 42 (13.04%) Senior Developer
7 37 (11.49%) Azure DevOps
8 31 (9.63%) Senior .NET Developer
9 28 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 26 (8.07%) Angular Developer
11 25 (7.76%) Azure Engineer
12 24 (7.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 24 (7.45%) SQL Developer
13 22 (6.83%) AWS Developer
13 22 (6.83%) Azure DevOps Engineer
13 22 (6.83%) Full Stack Developer
14 16 (4.97%) Azure Developer
15 15 (4.66%) Senior C# .NET Developer
15 15 (4.66%) Senior C# Developer
16 11 (3.42%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (64.60%) .NET
2 116 (36.02%) AngularJS
3 79 (24.53%) ASP.NET
4 75 (23.29%) .NET Core
5 73 (22.67%) CSS
6 64 (19.88%) HTML
7 63 (19.57%) React
8 57 (17.70%) ASP.NET Web API
9 43 (13.35%) .NET Framework
10 34 (10.56%) Web Services
11 32 (9.94%) Angular 2
12 30 (9.32%) ASP.NET MVC
13 26 (8.07%) Node.js
13 26 (8.07%) REST
14 21 (6.52%) SOAP
15 20 (6.21%) RESTful
16 17 (5.28%) jQuery
16 17 (5.28%) Swagger
16 17 (5.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 16 (4.97%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.70%) Hedge funds
2 19 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (3.42%) Cloud Native
4 11 (3.42%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (1.86%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (1.86%) User Experience
6 4 (1.24%) Equities
7 3 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.93%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.62%) Clustering
8 2 (0.62%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.62%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.62%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.31%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.31%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.31%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.31%) Social Media
9 1 (0.31%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 61 (18.94%) Windows
2 31 (9.63%) Linux
3 16 (4.97%) Windows Server
4 8 (2.48%) Unix
5 7 (2.17%) Ubuntu
6 6 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.93%) CentOS
8 2 (0.62%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (51.86%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (42.55%) DevOps
3 101 (31.37%) TDD
4 81 (25.16%) Continuous Integration
5 67 (20.81%) MVC
6 62 (19.25%) Microservices
7 58 (18.01%) BDD
8 51 (15.84%) Web Development
9 49 (15.22%) Test Automation
10 47 (14.60%) Scrum
11 46 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
12 36 (11.18%) Continuous Delivery
12 36 (11.18%) Unit Testing
13 34 (10.56%) Visualisation
14 32 (9.94%) Data Analysis
14 32 (9.94%) Data Visualisation
15 25 (7.76%) Continuous Deployment
15 25 (7.76%) Migration
16 19 (5.90%) Problem-Solving
16 19 (5.90%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 202 (62.73%) C#
2 123 (38.20%) PowerShell
3 101 (31.37%) SQL
4 78 (24.22%) JavaScript
5 21 (6.52%) Python
6 20 (6.21%) Bash Shell
7 13 (4.04%) Java
8 10 (3.11%) TypeScript
9 7 (2.17%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.55%) Go
11 4 (1.24%) Clipper
12 3 (0.93%) Clojure
12 3 (0.93%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.62%) F#
13 2 (0.62%) Groovy
13 2 (0.62%) Ruby
14 1 (0.31%) Perl
14 1 (0.31%) Scala
14 1 (0.31%) VBA
14 1 (0.31%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (1.55%) Degree
2 4 (1.24%) MCSA
2 4 (1.24%) MCSE
2 4 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.31%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.31%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (9.01%) QA
2 7 (2.17%) MiFID
3 1 (0.31%) HL7
System Software
1 60 (18.63%) Docker
2 19 (5.90%) Active Directory
3 9 (2.80%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (2.80%) vSphere
4 3 (0.93%) KVM
4 3 (0.93%) oVirt
4 3 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 65 (20.19%) Kubernetes
2 40 (12.42%) Terraform
3 35 (10.87%) Ansible
3 35 (10.87%) Puppet
4 28 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.86%) Kibana
5 6 (1.86%) logstash
6 5 (1.55%) BladeLogic
6 5 (1.55%) SCCM
7 4 (1.24%) Control-M
8 3 (0.93%) Grafana
8 3 (0.93%) Graphite
8 3 (0.93%) Nagios
8 3 (0.93%) Pingdom
8 3 (0.93%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.93%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.31%) Istio
10 1 (0.31%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 107 (33.23%) Microsoft
2 32 (9.94%) Tableau
3 27 (8.39%) Cognos
3 27 (8.39%) MicroStrategy
4 23 (7.14%) Sitecore
5 14 (4.35%) Oracle
5 14 (4.35%) Splunk
6 11 (3.42%) Google
7 9 (2.80%) New Relic
8 8 (2.48%) VMware
9 6 (1.86%) F5
10 5 (1.55%) Altiris
11 4 (1.24%) Kofax
12 3 (0.93%) AppDynamics
12 3 (0.93%) IBM
12 3 (0.93%) Micro Focus
12 3 (0.93%) SAP
13 2 (0.62%) Okta
14 1 (0.31%) MuleSoft
14 1 (0.31%) Rackspace