Period
to 19 September 2017

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 19 September 2017 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
19 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 460 577 762
Rank change year-on-year +117 +185 +1
Contract jobs citing Octopus Deploy 409 304 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.45% 0.31% 0.095%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.47% 1.90% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 222 82
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -3.03%
10th Percentile £338 £325 £308
90th Percentile £588 £550 £475
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +8.82% +6.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

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 16557 16041 14279
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.25% 16.19% 13.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 11391 11038 9524
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 281 249 268
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +9.21% +1.33%
10th Percentile £28.75 £26.25 £21.74
90th Percentile £60.00 £52.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year +2.41% +9.21% +1.33%

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 19 September 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 19 September 2017. 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 +94 280 £475 +5.56% 47
South East +35 52 £400 +9.59% 5
Midlands +37 36 £500 +53.85% 3
East Midlands +18 30 £475 +46.15% 1
North of England +78 28 £375 -2.60% 8
North West +31 14 £375 -3.85% 2
Yorkshire +30 14 £350 -10.26% 5
East of England -9 8 £363 -3.33% 1
West Midlands +18 6 £525 +61.54% 2
South West -43 5 £500 +33.33% 2
Octopus Deploy
UK

For the 6 months to 19 September 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Octopus Deploy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Octopus Deploy.

1 312 (76.28%) TeamCity
2 280 (68.46%) .NET
3 232 (56.72%) Agile Software Development
4 222 (54.28%) C#
5 211 (51.59%) Microsoft Azure
6 205 (50.12%) DevOps
7 163 (39.85%) MVC
8 159 (38.88%) TDD
9 147 (35.94%) SQL Server
9 147 (35.94%) Git (software)
10 144 (35.21%) AngularJS
11 138 (33.74%) PowerShell
12 135 (33.01%) Continuous Integration
13 129 (31.54%) Windows
14 126 (30.81%) Microsoft
15 121 (29.58%) Amazon AWS
16 119 (29.10%) BDD
17 118 (28.85%) Scrum
18 117 (28.61%) JavaScript
19 109 (26.65%) ASP.NET
20 104 (25.43%) ASP.NET Web API
21 95 (23.23%) Microservices
22 92 (22.49%) Team Foundation Server
22 92 (22.49%) NoSQL
23 84 (20.54%) ASP.NET MVC
24 83 (20.29%) SOLID
25 78 (19.07%) Opscode Chef
26 76 (18.58%) Software Engineering
27 75 (18.34%) REST
28 73 (17.85%) SQL

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 28 (6.85%) Elasticsearch
2 25 (6.11%) CMS
2 25 (6.11%) Confluence
3 24 (5.87%) IIS
4 20 (4.89%) OpenStack
5 19 (4.65%) NServiceBus
6 12 (2.93%) Sitecore CMS
7 9 (2.20%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (1.96%) EPiServer
8 8 (1.96%) SharePoint
9 4 (0.98%) nginx
10 3 (0.73%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.73%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.49%) Apache
11 2 (0.49%) Drupal
11 2 (0.49%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.24%) JBoss
12 1 (0.24%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.49%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (0.49%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.24%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.24%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 211 (51.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 121 (29.58%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (5.62%) GitHub
4 16 (3.91%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (1.96%) SaaS
6 4 (0.98%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (0.98%) Route 53
7 3 (0.73%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (0.73%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.49%) BrowserStack
8 2 (0.49%) npm
8 2 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.24%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.24%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.24%) PaaS
9 1 (0.24%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.73%) Firewall
1 3 (0.73%) Intranet
2 2 (0.49%) IPsec
2 2 (0.49%) VPN
3 1 (0.24%) DNS
3 1 (0.24%) Skype
3 1 (0.24%) SMS
3 1 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (35.94%) SQL Server
2 92 (22.49%) NoSQL
3 46 (11.25%) MongoDB
4 37 (9.05%) RavenDB
5 20 (4.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 19 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
7 17 (4.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 17 (4.16%) SQL Server 2016
7 17 (4.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 16 (3.91%) Relational Database
9 14 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 13 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (3.18%) DocumentDB
11 12 (2.93%) Hadoop
12 11 (2.69%) QlikView
12 11 (2.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 10 (2.44%) Redis
14 9 (2.20%) Big Data
15 6 (1.47%) OLTP
15 6 (1.47%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 312 (76.28%) TeamCity
2 147 (35.94%) Git (software)
3 92 (22.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 60 (14.67%) Jenkins
5 48 (11.74%) SpecFlow
6 38 (9.29%) Visual Studio
7 35 (8.56%) JIRA
7 35 (8.56%) NuGet
8 28 (6.85%) NUnit
9 22 (5.38%) Visual Studio Team System
10 21 (5.13%) MSBuild
11 20 (4.89%) Selenium
11 20 (4.89%) Vagrant
12 19 (4.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 16 (3.91%) Bitbucket
14 14 (3.42%) Hudson
14 14 (3.42%) Rhino Mocks
15 10 (2.44%) Maven
16 9 (2.20%) gulp
17 8 (1.96%) Cucumber
General
1 67 (16.38%) Finance
2 38 (9.29%) Banking
3 14 (3.42%) Retail
4 11 (2.69%) Investment Banking
5 7 (1.71%) Games
6 5 (1.22%) Law
7 4 (0.98%) Advertising
7 4 (0.98%) Back Office
8 3 (0.73%) Marketing
9 2 (0.49%) Front Office
9 2 (0.49%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.49%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.24%) Automotive
10 1 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.24%) Electronics
10 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.24%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.24%) Publishing
10 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 227 (55.50%) Developer
2 145 (35.45%) .NET Developer
3 101 (24.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 90 (22.00%) C# Developer
5 69 (16.87%) C# .NET Developer
6 45 (11.00%) Angular Developer
6 45 (11.00%) Azure Engineer
7 38 (9.29%) Windows Engineer
8 36 (8.80%) Full Stack Developer
9 35 (8.56%) Windows DevOps Engineer
10 33 (8.07%) Senior Developer
11 32 (7.82%) Azure DevOps
12 28 (6.85%) Azure Developer
13 27 (6.60%) Azure DevOps Engineer
14 25 (6.11%) Java Developer
15 24 (5.87%) ASP.NET Developer
16 22 (5.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 20 (4.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 20 (4.89%) JavaScript Developer
18 18 (4.40%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 280 (68.46%) .NET
2 144 (35.21%) AngularJS
3 109 (26.65%) ASP.NET
4 104 (25.43%) ASP.NET Web API
5 84 (20.54%) ASP.NET MVC
6 75 (18.34%) REST
7 56 (13.69%) Web Services
8 45 (11.00%) .NET Core
8 45 (11.00%) RESTful
9 44 (10.76%) React
10 38 (9.29%) CSS
10 38 (9.29%) HTML
11 36 (8.80%) Angular 2
12 35 (8.56%) SOAP
13 26 (6.36%) Node.js
14 24 (5.87%) .NET Framework
15 23 (5.62%) Aurelia
16 20 (4.89%) HTML5
16 20 (4.89%) RabbitMQ
17 19 (4.65%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 48 (11.74%) Greenfield Project
2 17 (4.16%) Fintech
3 14 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (3.42%) Public Cloud
4 11 (2.69%) Blog
5 10 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.44%) User Experience
6 9 (2.20%) Online Banking
7 6 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (0.73%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.49%) Cloud Native
10 2 (0.49%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.49%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.49%) Replication
11 1 (0.24%) Augmented Reality
11 1 (0.24%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.24%) Clustering
11 1 (0.24%) iPad
11 1 (0.24%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 129 (31.54%) Windows
2 42 (10.27%) Windows Server
3 9 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (1.47%) VMS
5 4 (0.98%) Linux
5 4 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.49%) Unix
7 1 (0.24%) Android
7 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (56.72%) Agile Software Development
2 205 (50.12%) DevOps
3 163 (39.85%) MVC
4 159 (38.88%) TDD
5 135 (33.01%) Continuous Integration
6 119 (29.10%) BDD
7 118 (28.85%) Scrum
8 95 (23.23%) Microservices
9 83 (20.29%) SOLID
10 76 (18.58%) Software Engineering
11 52 (12.71%) Unit Testing
12 46 (11.25%) CQRS
13 44 (10.76%) E-Commerce
14 41 (10.02%) Pair Programming
15 40 (9.78%) OO
16 39 (9.54%) Domain-Driven Design
17 34 (8.31%) Test Automation
18 33 (8.07%) Continuous Delivery
18 33 (8.07%) SOA
19 31 (7.58%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 222 (54.28%) C#
2 138 (33.74%) PowerShell
3 117 (28.61%) JavaScript
4 73 (17.85%) SQL
5 28 (6.85%) Java
5 28 (6.85%) Ruby
6 21 (5.13%) T-SQL
7 17 (4.16%) TypeScript
8 11 (2.69%) Scala
9 6 (1.47%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 6 (1.47%) PHP
10 4 (0.98%) Bash Shell
10 4 (0.98%) Python
10 4 (0.98%) VB
11 3 (0.73%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.24%) Perl
12 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.24%) VB6
12 1 (0.24%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (2.69%) Degree
1 11 (2.69%) MCITP
1 11 (2.69%) MCSE
1 11 (2.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (2.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.73%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (12.71%) QA
2 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
System Software
1 42 (10.27%) Docker
2 11 (2.69%) vCloud
3 7 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.98%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.73%) vSphere
7 1 (0.24%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.24%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 78 (19.07%) Opscode Chef
2 48 (11.74%) Puppet
3 32 (7.82%) Ansible
4 28 (6.85%) Terraform
5 17 (4.16%) Kubernetes
6 4 (0.98%) Consul
7 3 (0.73%) Kibana
8 2 (0.49%) Salt
9 1 (0.24%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.24%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.24%) Grafana
9 1 (0.24%) logstash
9 1 (0.24%) Mesos
9 1 (0.24%) Nagios
9 1 (0.24%) Packer
9 1 (0.24%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 126 (30.81%) Microsoft
2 25 (6.11%) Atlassian
3 18 (4.40%) Sitecore
4 15 (3.67%) Oracle
5 12 (2.93%) RedGate
6 11 (2.69%) VMware
7 6 (1.47%) Tableau
8 4 (0.98%) New Relic
8 4 (0.98%) SAP
8 4 (0.98%) TOWER Software
9 3 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.49%) Apigee
10 2 (0.49%) AppDynamics
10 2 (0.49%) Charles River
10 2 (0.49%) WSO2
11 1 (0.24%) Dynatrace
11 1 (0.24%) Marketo
11 1 (0.24%) Meraki
11 1 (0.24%) Perforce
11 1 (0.24%) Sonatype