Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 385 477 639
Rank change year-on-year +92 +162 +155
Contract jobs citing Octopus Deploy 576 376 243
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.61% 0.43% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.02% 2.43% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 458 284 171
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +19.30%
10th Percentile £350 £333 £313
90th Percentile £625 £584 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +19.30%
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 19,064 15,488 15,543
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.15% 17.72% 15.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,188 10,530 10,678
England median daily rate £475 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £321 £306 £300
90th Percentile £619 £594 £575
UK median daily rate £468 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +6.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 311 282
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
10th Percentile £25.66 £28.75 £26.83
90th Percentile £60.66 £55.00 £52.25
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 +49 357 £500 +8.11% 88
North of England +19 84 £385 +2.67% 26
South East -21 64 £425 +3.03% 18
Yorkshire +13 56 £378 +0.67% 7
Midlands -6 44 £500 - 9
East Midlands +6 34 £500 - 5
North West -16 25 £400 +6.67% 17
South West +20 18 £475 +4.97% 9
West Midlands -12 10 £450 -14.29% 4
East of England +8 9 £469 +29.31% 5
North East - 3 £408 - 2
Octopus Deploy
UK

For the 6 months to 16 July 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.

1 417 (72.40%) TeamCity
2 385 (66.84%) C#
3 369 (64.06%) .NET
4 347 (60.24%) Agile Software Development
5 295 (51.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 259 (44.97%) DevOps
7 204 (35.42%) MVC
8 201 (34.90%) Git (software)
9 194 (33.68%) TDD
10 192 (33.33%) ASP.NET
11 180 (31.25%) AngularJS
12 178 (30.90%) Continuous Integration
12 178 (30.90%) ASP.NET Web API
13 176 (30.56%) JavaScript
14 173 (30.03%) SQL Server
15 169 (29.34%) Amazon AWS
16 138 (23.96%) PowerShell
17 134 (23.26%) Scrum
18 133 (23.09%) Windows
19 132 (22.92%) SQL
20 122 (21.18%) Team Foundation Server
21 118 (20.49%) ASP.NET MVC
22 116 (20.14%) Microsoft
23 115 (19.97%) Microservices
24 106 (18.40%) HTML
25 101 (17.53%) CSS
26 100 (17.36%) .NET Core
27 99 (17.19%) Web Services
28 98 (17.01%) Jenkins
29 91 (15.80%) Finance

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 46 (7.99%) CMS
2 44 (7.64%) NServiceBus
3 38 (6.60%) Umbraco
4 36 (6.25%) Confluence
5 25 (4.34%) Elasticsearch
6 20 (3.47%) IIS
7 18 (3.13%) Sitecore CMS
8 10 (1.74%) SharePoint
9 7 (1.22%) Apache Solr
9 7 (1.22%) EPiServer
10 6 (1.04%) Ethereum
10 6 (1.04%) Hyperledger
11 5 (0.87%) Apache Spark
12 3 (0.52%) Apache
12 3 (0.52%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.35%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.35%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (0.35%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (1.04%) Distributed Ledger
1 6 (1.04%) R3 Corda
2 4 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 295 (51.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 169 (29.34%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (4.86%) AWS CloudFormation
4 26 (4.51%) npm
5 21 (3.65%) Serverless
6 19 (3.30%) Cloud Computing
7 18 (3.13%) GitHub
8 16 (2.78%) PaaS
9 15 (2.60%) NuGet
10 11 (1.91%) Google Cloud Platform
11 10 (1.74%) IaaS
12 8 (1.39%) Azure Data Factory
12 8 (1.39%) Trello
13 7 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
13 7 (1.22%) Office 365
14 6 (1.04%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 6 (1.04%) SaaS
15 5 (0.87%) Data Lake Analytics
15 5 (0.87%) Datadog
16 4 (0.69%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.87%) Firewall
2 4 (0.69%) DNS
2 4 (0.69%) FIX Connectivity
3 3 (0.52%) Internet
3 3 (0.52%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.35%) DHCP
5 1 (0.17%) HTTP
5 1 (0.17%) Intranet
5 1 (0.17%) LAN
5 1 (0.17%) MPLS
5 1 (0.17%) VPN
5 1 (0.17%) WAN
5 1 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (30.03%) SQL Server
2 46 (7.99%) SQL Server 2012
3 44 (7.64%) NoSQL
4 36 (6.25%) MongoDB
5 26 (4.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 25 (4.34%) SQL Server 2016
7 24 (4.17%) RavenDB
8 18 (3.13%) Cosmos DB
9 15 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 14 (2.43%) SQL Server 2014
11 13 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (2.08%) MySQL
13 10 (1.74%) Azure SQL Database
13 10 (1.74%) Relational Database
14 8 (1.39%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 8 (1.39%) Blockchain
15 7 (1.22%) Big Data
15 7 (1.22%) Hadoop
15 7 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 6 (1.04%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 417 (72.40%) TeamCity
2 201 (34.90%) Git (software)
3 122 (21.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 98 (17.01%) Jenkins
5 74 (12.85%) JIRA
6 53 (9.20%) Visual Studio Team System
7 50 (8.68%) Visual Studio
8 49 (8.51%) Selenium
9 42 (7.29%) NUnit
10 31 (5.38%) SpecFlow
10 31 (5.38%) webpack
11 26 (4.51%) Bitbucket
12 21 (3.65%) MSTest
13 19 (3.30%) Artifactory
14 18 (3.13%) MSBuild
15 17 (2.95%) SonarQube
16 14 (2.43%) Maven
17 13 (2.26%) Subversion
18 12 (2.08%) git-flow
18 12 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 91 (15.80%) Finance
2 38 (6.60%) Retail
3 18 (3.13%) Banking
4 13 (2.26%) Advertising
5 8 (1.39%) Financial Institution
5 8 (1.39%) Law
6 4 (0.69%) Back Office
6 4 (0.69%) Legal
7 3 (0.52%) Automotive
7 3 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
7 3 (0.52%) Marketing
7 3 (0.52%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.35%) Games
8 2 (0.35%) Publishing
9 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 318 (55.21%) Developer
2 220 (38.19%) .NET Developer
3 127 (22.05%) DevOps Engineer
4 110 (19.10%) C# Developer
5 96 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 77 (13.37%) Senior Developer
7 61 (10.59%) Azure Engineer
8 57 (9.90%) Senior .NET Developer
9 48 (8.33%) Azure DevOps
10 45 (7.81%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 42 (7.29%) ASP.NET Developer
12 41 (7.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 40 (6.94%) Angular Developer
14 36 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 29 (5.03%) Software Developer
16 26 (4.51%) Cloud Engineer
17 25 (4.34%) Senior C# Developer
18 23 (3.99%) Web Developer
19 21 (3.65%) AWS Developer
19 21 (3.65%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 369 (64.06%) .NET
2 192 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 180 (31.25%) AngularJS
4 178 (30.90%) ASP.NET Web API
5 118 (20.49%) ASP.NET MVC
6 106 (18.40%) HTML
7 101 (17.53%) CSS
8 100 (17.36%) .NET Core
9 99 (17.19%) Web Services
10 67 (11.63%) REST
11 63 (10.94%) RESTful
12 60 (10.42%) HTML5
13 57 (9.90%) .NET Framework
14 56 (9.72%) React
15 52 (9.03%) Sass
16 48 (8.33%) WCF
17 42 (7.29%) Angular 2
17 42 (7.29%) jQuery
18 41 (7.12%) CSS3
18 41 (7.12%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 63 (10.94%) Greenfield Project
2 26 (4.51%) Fintech
3 22 (3.82%) User Experience
4 21 (3.65%) Private Cloud
5 20 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (2.08%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.08%) Equities
7 10 (1.74%) Hedge funds
8 9 (1.56%) Management Information System
8 9 (1.56%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.39%) Fixed Income
10 6 (1.04%) Online Banking
11 5 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (0.69%) Data Centre
12 4 (0.69%) Wiki
13 3 (0.52%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.52%) Cloud Native
13 3 (0.52%) iPad
13 3 (0.52%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 133 (23.09%) Windows
2 51 (8.85%) Linux
3 39 (6.77%) Windows Server
4 9 (1.56%) VMS
5 8 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.04%) Unix
8 5 (0.87%) CentOS
9 4 (0.69%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.35%) Android
11 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 347 (60.24%) Agile Software Development
2 259 (44.97%) DevOps
3 204 (35.42%) MVC
4 194 (33.68%) TDD
5 178 (30.90%) Continuous Integration
6 134 (23.26%) Scrum
7 115 (19.97%) Microservices
8 89 (15.45%) BDD
9 82 (14.24%) E-Commerce
10 75 (13.02%) Problem-Solving
11 74 (12.85%) Deployment Automation
12 73 (12.67%) Test Automation
13 71 (12.33%) Software Engineering
14 68 (11.81%) SOLID
15 67 (11.63%) Unit Testing
16 63 (10.94%) Web Development
17 60 (10.42%) OO
18 57 (9.90%) CQRS
19 47 (8.16%) Kanban
20 39 (6.77%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 385 (66.84%) C#
2 176 (30.56%) JavaScript
3 138 (23.96%) PowerShell
4 132 (22.92%) SQL
5 52 (9.03%) TypeScript
6 45 (7.81%) Java
7 43 (7.47%) Python
8 41 (7.12%) T-SQL
9 10 (1.74%) R
10 8 (1.39%) ES6
11 6 (1.04%) C++
11 6 (1.04%) VB
11 6 (1.04%) XAML
12 5 (0.87%) PL/SQL
12 5 (0.87%) Shell Script
12 5 (0.87%) U-SQL
13 4 (0.69%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.69%) PHP
13 4 (0.69%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.52%) CQL
Qualifications
1 11 (1.91%) Degree
2 7 (1.22%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.04%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.52%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.73%) QA
2 11 (1.91%) GCP
3 5 (0.87%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.52%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.52%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.17%) PMO
System Software
1 78 (13.54%) Docker
2 16 (2.78%) vCloud
3 8 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.04%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.69%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.52%) vSphere
7 1 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.17%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 49 (8.51%) Ansible
2 43 (7.47%) Opscode Chef
3 36 (6.25%) Puppet
4 31 (5.38%) Kubernetes
5 22 (3.82%) Salt
6 21 (3.65%) Terraform
7 6 (1.04%) Control-M
8 5 (0.87%) Grafana
8 5 (0.87%) Nagios
8 5 (0.87%) Packer
9 3 (0.52%) Consul
9 3 (0.52%) Kibana
9 3 (0.52%) logstash
9 3 (0.52%) Opsview
10 2 (0.35%) ITRS Geneos
10 2 (0.35%) vRealize
10 2 (0.35%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 1 (0.17%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.17%) SCCM
11 1 (0.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 116 (20.14%) Microsoft
2 46 (7.99%) Sitecore
3 27 (4.69%) Google
4 22 (3.82%) Oracle
5 16 (2.78%) VMware
6 11 (1.91%) New Relic
7 10 (1.74%) AppDynamics
7 10 (1.74%) Xamarin
8 9 (1.56%) Splunk
9 8 (1.39%) Atlassian
10 7 (1.22%) MuleSoft
11 5 (0.87%) Barracuda Networks
11 5 (0.87%) Embarcadero
11 5 (0.87%) RedGate
12 4 (0.69%) Guidewire
12 4 (0.69%) Micro Focus
13 3 (0.52%) Blue Prism
13 3 (0.52%) Capita
13 3 (0.52%) Citrix
13 3 (0.52%) MicroStrategy