Period
to 18 February 2018

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 18 February 2018 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 396 558 728
Rank change year-on-year +162 +170 +62
Contract jobs citing Octopus Deploy 541 273 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.59% 0.31% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.17% 1.86% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 185 105
England median daily rate £500 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +9.76% +2.50%
10th Percentile £363 £344 £302
90th Percentile £650 £545 £526
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
England median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £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 17,050 14,669 14,659
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.59% 16.62% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,020 9,810 9,874
England median daily rate £475 £430 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.47% +2.99% +4.38%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £285
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 243 354
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +8.11%
10th Percentile £30.45 £23.20 £23.40
90th Percentile £63.75 £53.58 £50.75
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +8.11%

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 18 February 2018.

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 18 February 2018. 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 +128 386 £513 +7.89% 88
North of England +67 71 £385 -3.75% 28
Yorkshire +17 47 £350 -14.63% 14
South East -25 41 £405 +1.25% 18
Midlands +25 31 £500 +33.33% 14
East Midlands +16 25 £500 +3.09% 7
North East +58 15 £413 +37.50% 1
North West +18 9 £450 +12.50% 13
East of England -21 7 £425 +28.30% 3
West Midlands +7 6 £375 +33.33% 7
South West 0 5 £488 +18.18% 2
Octopus Deploy
UK

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, 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.

1 408 (75.42%) TeamCity
2 337 (62.29%) .NET
3 319 (58.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 307 (56.75%) Agile Software Development
5 302 (55.82%) DevOps
6 287 (53.05%) C#
7 222 (41.04%) PowerShell
8 221 (40.85%) Windows
9 199 (36.78%) Continuous Integration
10 194 (35.86%) Git (software)
11 177 (32.72%) SQL Server
12 168 (31.05%) MVC
13 160 (29.57%) Amazon AWS
14 146 (26.99%) TDD
15 142 (26.25%) Microsoft
16 139 (25.69%) Scrum
16 139 (25.69%) ASP.NET
17 135 (24.95%) AngularJS
18 133 (24.58%) Team Foundation Server
19 132 (24.40%) ASP.NET Web API
20 116 (21.44%) JavaScript
21 111 (20.52%) Finance
22 96 (17.74%) Microservices
22 96 (17.74%) ASP.NET MVC
23 87 (16.08%) SQL
24 85 (15.71%) Web Services
25 84 (15.53%) BDD
26 83 (15.34%) Jenkins
27 77 (14.23%) Opscode Chef
28 76 (14.05%) Windows Server

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 54 (9.98%) Confluence
2 53 (9.80%) IIS
3 33 (6.10%) NServiceBus
4 32 (5.91%) Elasticsearch
5 18 (3.33%) WebSphere
6 17 (3.14%) CMS
7 16 (2.96%) OpenStack
8 14 (2.59%) Apache
8 14 (2.59%) Tomcat
9 10 (1.85%) Umbraco
10 6 (1.11%) nginx
10 6 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.74%) EPiServer
11 4 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.37%) Kentico
12 2 (0.37%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.18%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (0.74%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.92%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 319 (58.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 160 (29.57%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (4.25%) GitHub
4 22 (4.07%) PaaS
5 16 (2.96%) AWS CloudFormation
6 14 (2.59%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (2.40%) npm
8 11 (2.03%) IaaS
9 8 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (1.11%) Dynamics 365
11 4 (0.74%) Route 53
11 4 (0.74%) Serverless
11 4 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (0.55%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 3 (0.55%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.37%) SaaS
14 1 (0.18%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.88%) Firewall
2 15 (2.77%) TCP/IP
3 9 (1.66%) DNS
4 4 (0.74%) SSL
5 2 (0.37%) Intranet
6 1 (0.18%) Internet
6 1 (0.18%) LAN
6 1 (0.18%) MPLS
6 1 (0.18%) SMS
6 1 (0.18%) VLAN
6 1 (0.18%) VPN
6 1 (0.18%) WAN
6 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (32.72%) SQL Server
2 54 (9.98%) NoSQL
3 40 (7.39%) MongoDB
4 37 (6.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 30 (5.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 25 (4.62%) SQL Server 2016
7 24 (4.44%) RavenDB
8 21 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (2.40%) Apache Cassandra
10 12 (2.22%) Relational Database
11 11 (2.03%) SQL Server 2014
12 10 (1.85%) Oracle Database
13 9 (1.66%) QlikView
14 8 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 7 (1.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 7 (1.29%) Cosmos DB
15 7 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 6 (1.11%) Big Data
16 6 (1.11%) Hadoop
16 6 (1.11%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 408 (75.42%) TeamCity
2 194 (35.86%) Git (software)
3 133 (24.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 83 (15.34%) Jenkins
5 69 (12.75%) JIRA
6 54 (9.98%) Visual Studio
7 44 (8.13%) Visual Studio Team System
8 43 (7.95%) MSBuild
9 40 (7.39%) NuGet
9 40 (7.39%) Subversion
10 36 (6.65%) NUnit
11 25 (4.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 22 (4.07%) SpecFlow
13 21 (3.88%) Maven
14 20 (3.70%) Bitbucket
15 18 (3.33%) Hudson
16 15 (2.77%) Selenium
17 14 (2.59%) MSTest
18 13 (2.40%) Karma Test Runner
18 13 (2.40%) SonarQube
General
1 111 (20.52%) Finance
2 49 (9.06%) Banking
3 30 (5.55%) Retail
4 6 (1.11%) Advertising
4 6 (1.11%) Games
5 4 (0.74%) Law
6 2 (0.37%) Marketing
6 2 (0.37%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.18%) Back Office
7 1 (0.18%) Electronics
7 1 (0.18%) Front Office
7 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 240 (44.36%) Developer
2 189 (34.94%) DevOps Engineer
3 154 (28.47%) .NET Developer
4 98 (18.11%) C# Developer
5 83 (15.34%) Azure Engineer
6 74 (13.68%) C# .NET Developer
7 71 (13.12%) Azure DevOps
8 60 (11.09%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 58 (10.72%) Senior Developer
10 54 (9.98%) Windows Engineer
11 53 (9.80%) Windows DevOps Engineer
12 44 (8.13%) PowerShell Engineer
13 40 (7.39%) ASP.NET Developer
14 39 (7.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 36 (6.65%) Senior .NET Developer
16 23 (4.25%) Applications Engineer
17 22 (4.07%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 22 (4.07%) Senior C# Developer
18 21 (3.88%) Platform Engineer
19 19 (3.51%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 337 (62.29%) .NET
2 139 (25.69%) ASP.NET
3 135 (24.95%) AngularJS
4 132 (24.40%) ASP.NET Web API
5 96 (17.74%) ASP.NET MVC
6 85 (15.71%) Web Services
7 75 (13.86%) REST
8 68 (12.57%) HTML
9 64 (11.83%) CSS
10 56 (10.35%) RESTful
11 54 (9.98%) Node.js
12 51 (9.43%) .NET Core
13 45 (8.32%) .NET Framework
14 42 (7.76%) ASP.NET Core
15 40 (7.39%) WCF
16 38 (7.02%) Angular 2
16 38 (7.02%) React
17 35 (6.47%) HTML5
18 33 (6.10%) SOAP
19 31 (5.73%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (5.91%) Greenfield Project
2 27 (4.99%) Fintech
3 25 (4.62%) Online Banking
4 14 (2.59%) Computer Science
5 12 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (2.22%) Client/Server
5 12 (2.22%) Private Cloud
6 11 (2.03%) Hedge funds
7 10 (1.85%) Data Centre
8 8 (1.48%) Life Science
9 7 (1.29%) Blog
10 6 (1.11%) User Experience
10 6 (1.11%) Wiki
11 5 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.92%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.74%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.74%) Public Cloud
13 3 (0.55%) Cloud Native
13 3 (0.55%) Hybrid Cloud
14 2 (0.37%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 221 (40.85%) Windows
2 76 (14.05%) Windows Server
3 53 (9.80%) Linux
4 14 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (2.03%) Unix
6 10 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.48%) CentOS
8 2 (0.37%) VMS
9 1 (0.18%) Android
9 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 307 (56.75%) Agile Software Development
2 302 (55.82%) DevOps
3 199 (36.78%) Continuous Integration
4 168 (31.05%) MVC
5 146 (26.99%) TDD
6 139 (25.69%) Scrum
7 96 (17.74%) Microservices
8 84 (15.53%) BDD
9 75 (13.86%) E-Commerce
10 74 (13.68%) Continuous Delivery
11 69 (12.75%) Software Engineering
12 59 (10.91%) Configuration Management
13 53 (9.80%) SOLID
14 46 (8.50%) Unit Testing
15 45 (8.32%) Test Automation
16 42 (7.76%) CQRS
17 41 (7.58%) Domain-Driven Design
18 39 (7.21%) SOA
19 36 (6.65%) Open Source
20 30 (5.55%) OO
Programming Languages
1 287 (53.05%) C#
2 222 (41.04%) PowerShell
3 116 (21.44%) JavaScript
4 87 (16.08%) SQL
5 38 (7.02%) Java
6 32 (5.91%) T-SQL
7 28 (5.18%) Python
8 26 (4.81%) TypeScript
9 14 (2.59%) C++
10 12 (2.22%) Shell Script
10 12 (2.22%) VB.NET
11 11 (2.03%) Bash Shell
12 10 (1.85%) CQL
13 9 (1.66%) F#
13 9 (1.66%) Ruby
13 9 (1.66%) VB
14 6 (1.11%) VB6
15 5 (0.92%) VBScript
16 4 (0.74%) PL/SQL
17 3 (0.55%) Korn
Qualifications
1 17 (3.14%) Degree
2 13 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (1.66%) MCITP
3 9 (1.66%) MCSE
4 2 (0.37%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (8.32%) QA
2 11 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.66%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.55%) GCP
4 3 (0.55%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.37%) GDPR
6 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (8.69%) Docker
2 34 (6.28%) vCloud
3 13 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (1.11%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 77 (14.23%) Opscode Chef
2 60 (11.09%) Puppet
3 56 (10.35%) Ansible
4 12 (2.22%) Salt
4 12 (2.22%) Terraform
5 11 (2.03%) Kubernetes
6 10 (1.85%) Opsview
7 8 (1.48%) Nagios
8 7 (1.29%) Icinga
9 4 (0.74%) Grafana
10 3 (0.55%) Control-M
10 3 (0.55%) Mesos
11 2 (0.37%) Consul
11 2 (0.37%) Kibana
11 2 (0.37%) TeamSite
12 1 (0.18%) logstash
12 1 (0.18%) Nessus
Vendors
1 142 (26.25%) Microsoft
2 31 (5.73%) Atlassian
3 27 (4.99%) Oracle
4 25 (4.62%) VMware
5 21 (3.88%) RedGate
6 19 (3.51%) New Relic
7 18 (3.33%) Dynatrace
7 18 (3.33%) Sitecore
8 17 (3.14%) AppDynamics
9 13 (2.40%) Splunk
10 11 (2.03%) Google
11 7 (1.29%) Red Hat
12 6 (1.11%) Black Duck
12 6 (1.11%) Xamarin
13 4 (0.74%) Barracuda Networks
13 4 (0.74%) Sonatype
14 3 (0.55%) Embarcadero
15 2 (0.37%) Adobe
15 2 (0.37%) BT
15 2 (0.37%) SAP