Period
to 15 January 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 15 January 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
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 403 430 556
Rank change year-on-year +27 +126 +185
Contract jobs citing Octopus Deploy 527 484 285
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.58% 0.53% 0.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.69% 2.84% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 368 205
England median daily rate £500 £496 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.76% +14.08% +5.45%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £350
90th Percentile £600 £650 £538
UK median daily rate £500 £493 £438
% change year-on-year +1.52% +12.57% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
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 19,591 17,059 14,821
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.51% 18.63% 16.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,465 12,066 9,944
England median daily rate £488 £470 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.72% +9.30% +4.24%
10th Percentile £331 £313 £305
90th Percentile £631 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £451 £425
% change year-on-year +5.44% +6.00% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 220 208
England median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.41% +7.32% +2.50%
10th Percentile £33.00 £29.90 £22.13
90th Percentile £55.20 £62.25 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £43.25 £44.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -1.70% +7.32% +2.50%

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 15 January 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Octopus Deploy in England over the 6 months to 15 January 2019.

Contractor hourly 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 15 January 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 -19 309 £525 +5.00% 72
North of England +25 96 £450 +9.76% 31
South East +34 67 £448 +11.88% 34
North West +38 54 £406 -9.72% 16
Yorkshire -4 34 £463 +40.15% 12
Midlands -8 22 £438 -7.89% 7
South West -13 18 £403 -15.26% 9
West Midlands -13 16 £550 +41.94% 3
East of England +18 15 £500 +17.65% 6
North East -16 8 £500 +21.21% 3
East Midlands -4 6 £400 -20.00% 4
South Coast - 1 - -
Octopus Deploy
UK

For the 6 months to 15 January 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.

1 345 (65.46%) TeamCity
2 331 (62.81%) .NET
3 309 (58.63%) Agile Software Development
4 278 (52.75%) C#
5 268 (50.85%) DevOps
6 266 (50.47%) Microsoft Azure
7 184 (34.91%) Git (software)
8 182 (34.54%) Amazon AWS
9 167 (31.69%) Continuous Integration
10 160 (30.36%) TDD
11 148 (28.08%) JavaScript
12 143 (27.13%) AngularJS
13 137 (26.00%) PowerShell
14 136 (25.81%) SQL
15 130 (24.67%) MVC
16 124 (23.53%) Windows
16 124 (23.53%) Microsoft
17 122 (23.15%) Scrum
18 120 (22.77%) Jenkins
19 111 (21.06%) Docker
20 110 (20.87%) SQL Server
21 109 (20.68%) ASP.NET Web API
22 103 (19.54%) Finance
23 96 (18.22%) .NET Core
24 94 (17.84%) ASP.NET
25 91 (17.27%) Web Services
26 85 (16.13%) Visual Studio Team System
27 82 (15.56%) Selenium
28 81 (15.37%) Kubernetes
29 79 (14.99%) BDD

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 32 (6.07%) IIS
2 28 (5.31%) Confluence
3 27 (5.12%) Elasticsearch
4 26 (4.93%) SharePoint
5 23 (4.36%) Umbraco
6 22 (4.17%) CMS
7 16 (3.04%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (1.33%) Tomcat
8 7 (1.33%) WebSphere
9 6 (1.14%) NServiceBus
9 6 (1.14%) Oracle Workflow
10 5 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.76%) EPiServer
12 3 (0.57%) Apache
12 3 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (0.57%) WordPress
13 2 (0.38%) Apache Spark
13 2 (0.38%) Kentico
13 2 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 11 (2.09%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.90%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.38%) Bloomberg AIM
3 2 (0.38%) Eagle PACE
3 2 (0.38%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 266 (50.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 182 (34.54%) Amazon AWS
3 58 (11.01%) IaaS
4 51 (9.68%) PaaS
5 44 (8.35%) SaaS
6 32 (6.07%) Serverless
7 28 (5.31%) GitHub
8 21 (3.98%) AWS Lambda
9 20 (3.80%) AWS CloudFormation
9 20 (3.80%) Dynamics 365
10 19 (3.61%) Amazon EC2
11 18 (3.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 16 (3.04%) Amazon SQS
12 16 (3.04%) Google Cloud Platform
13 14 (2.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 14 (2.66%) Amazon S3
13 14 (2.66%) Route 53
14 12 (2.28%) Datadog
14 12 (2.28%) OpenShift
15 6 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 38 (7.21%) Firewall
2 20 (3.80%) DNS
3 17 (3.23%) VPN
4 15 (2.85%) ICMP
4 15 (2.85%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.38%) HTTP
5 2 (0.38%) Internet
5 2 (0.38%) SSL
6 1 (0.19%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (20.87%) SQL Server
2 37 (7.02%) NoSQL
3 24 (4.55%) MongoDB
4 22 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (3.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 19 (3.61%) SQL Server 2016
6 15 (2.85%) Amazon RDS
6 15 (2.85%) Azure SQL Database
7 14 (2.66%) Redis
8 13 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (2.28%) SQL Server 2014
10 10 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
10 10 (1.90%) CouchDB
11 9 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (1.71%) Hadoop
12 8 (1.52%) Relational Database
13 7 (1.33%) Big Data
13 7 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (1.14%) Power BI
15 5 (0.95%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 345 (65.46%) TeamCity
2 184 (34.91%) Git (software)
3 120 (22.77%) Jenkins
4 85 (16.13%) Visual Studio Team System
5 82 (15.56%) Selenium
6 75 (14.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 66 (12.52%) JIRA
8 65 (12.33%) Visual Studio
9 40 (7.59%) Bitbucket
10 39 (7.40%) SpecFlow
11 37 (7.02%) GitLab
12 30 (5.69%) MSBuild
13 29 (5.50%) Cucumber
14 17 (3.23%) SonarQube
15 16 (3.04%) gulp
16 14 (2.66%) Artifactory
16 14 (2.66%) Maven
17 13 (2.47%) JMeter
17 13 (2.47%) JUnit
17 13 (2.47%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 103 (19.54%) Finance
2 30 (5.69%) Banking
3 27 (5.12%) Front Office
4 25 (4.74%) Retail
5 12 (2.28%) Marketing
6 9 (1.71%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.52%) Law
8 7 (1.33%) Back Office
8 7 (1.33%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.14%) Electronics
10 3 (0.57%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (0.57%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.38%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.19%) Advertising
12 1 (0.19%) Legal
12 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 253 (48.01%) Developer
2 168 (31.88%) .NET Developer
3 130 (24.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 80 (15.18%) C# Developer
5 52 (9.87%) Azure Engineer
6 48 (9.11%) C# .NET Developer
7 41 (7.78%) Angular Developer
7 41 (7.78%) Azure DevOps
8 39 (7.40%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 38 (7.21%) Senior Developer
10 32 (6.07%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 30 (5.69%) AWS DevOps
12 28 (5.31%) AWS Engineer
13 25 (4.74%) AWS Developer
14 24 (4.55%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 22 (4.17%) .NET Software Developer
16 21 (3.98%) SQL Developer
17 20 (3.80%) Software Developer
17 20 (3.80%) Windows Engineer
18 19 (3.61%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 331 (62.81%) .NET
2 143 (27.13%) AngularJS
3 109 (20.68%) ASP.NET Web API
4 96 (18.22%) .NET Core
5 94 (17.84%) ASP.NET
6 91 (17.27%) Web Services
7 60 (11.39%) CSS
8 57 (10.82%) ASP.NET MVC
9 56 (10.63%) HTML
10 51 (9.68%) Angular 2
11 45 (8.54%) .NET Framework
11 45 (8.54%) RESTful
12 40 (7.59%) SOAP
13 39 (7.40%) React
14 36 (6.83%) REST
15 33 (6.26%) Entity Framework
15 33 (6.26%) jQuery
16 29 (5.50%) HTML5
17 28 (5.31%) RabbitMQ
18 26 (4.93%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 40 (7.59%) Greenfield Project
2 36 (6.83%) Public Cloud
3 28 (5.31%) User Experience
4 26 (4.93%) Management Information System
5 23 (4.36%) Fintech
6 21 (3.98%) Derivative
7 19 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (3.42%) Fixed Income
9 17 (3.23%) Equities
9 17 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 13 (2.47%) Exotic Derivative
10 13 (2.47%) Hedge funds
11 12 (2.28%) Hybrid Cloud
12 7 (1.33%) Data Centre
12 7 (1.33%) Online Banking
12 7 (1.33%) Tandem
13 6 (1.14%) Mobile App
14 4 (0.76%) Blog
14 4 (0.76%) Clustering
14 4 (0.76%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 124 (23.53%) Windows
2 63 (11.95%) Windows Server
3 61 (11.57%) Linux
4 21 (3.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (2.66%) Unix
5 14 (2.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (2.28%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.76%) CentOS
9 1 (0.19%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 309 (58.63%) Agile Software Development
2 268 (50.85%) DevOps
3 167 (31.69%) Continuous Integration
4 160 (30.36%) TDD
5 130 (24.67%) MVC
6 122 (23.15%) Scrum
7 79 (14.99%) BDD
8 76 (14.42%) Microservices
9 74 (14.04%) Deployment Automation
10 73 (13.85%) Test Automation
11 62 (11.76%) Unit Testing
12 59 (11.20%) Continuous Delivery
13 50 (9.49%) Asset Management
14 47 (8.92%) Mentoring
15 40 (7.59%) SOLID
16 39 (7.40%) Continuous Improvement
16 39 (7.40%) Web Development
17 37 (7.02%) Configuration Management
17 37 (7.02%) E-Commerce
18 35 (6.64%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 278 (52.75%) C#
2 148 (28.08%) JavaScript
3 137 (26.00%) PowerShell
4 136 (25.81%) SQL
5 43 (8.16%) Bash Shell
6 40 (7.59%) Java
7 39 (7.40%) Python
8 24 (4.55%) Perl
9 17 (3.23%) TypeScript
10 15 (2.85%) Ruby
10 15 (2.85%) T-SQL
11 6 (1.14%) C
11 6 (1.14%) PHP
12 5 (0.95%) VBA
13 3 (0.57%) Go
14 2 (0.38%) C++
15 1 (0.19%) Groovy
15 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.19%) Scala
15 1 (0.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (3.61%) Security Cleared
2 18 (3.42%) SC Cleared
3 11 (2.09%) Degree
4 6 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.57%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.57%) ISEB
6 3 (0.57%) MCITP
6 3 (0.57%) MCSE
7 1 (0.19%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (7.21%) QA
2 2 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.19%) GDPR
System Software
1 111 (21.06%) Docker
2 8 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (1.33%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.33%) vCloud
4 3 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.38%) VMware NSX
5 2 (0.38%) vSphere
6 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 81 (15.37%) Kubernetes
2 70 (13.28%) Ansible
3 62 (11.76%) Terraform
4 54 (10.25%) Puppet
5 34 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
6 25 (4.74%) Nagios
7 12 (2.28%) CloudForms
7 12 (2.28%) SCOrch
8 11 (2.09%) Rundeck
9 10 (1.90%) Grafana
10 5 (0.95%) Kibana
10 5 (0.95%) Nessus
10 5 (0.95%) ZABBIX
11 4 (0.76%) Consul
11 4 (0.76%) Docker Swarm
11 4 (0.76%) Graphite
12 3 (0.57%) Failover Clustering
12 3 (0.57%) Single Sign-On
12 3 (0.57%) vRealize
12 3 (0.57%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 124 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 27 (5.12%) New Relic
3 24 (4.55%) AppDynamics
3 24 (4.55%) Splunk
4 21 (3.98%) Atlassian
5 13 (2.47%) Dynatrace
5 13 (2.47%) Oracle
5 13 (2.47%) RedGate
6 12 (2.28%) Micro Focus
7 11 (2.09%) SaltStack
8 9 (1.71%) VMware
9 8 (1.52%) Charles River
10 7 (1.33%) DevExpress
10 7 (1.33%) Google
11 6 (1.14%) SAP
11 6 (1.14%) Sitecore
12 5 (0.95%) CyberArk
12 5 (0.95%) Red Hat
12 5 (0.95%) Tableau
13 4 (0.76%) IBM