Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 418 466 582
Rank change year-on-year +48 +116 +201
Contract jobs citing Octopus Deploy 529 418 308
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.57% 0.46% 0.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.74% 2.56% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 335 225
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £346 £338 £325
90th Percentile £588 £588 £550
UK median daily rate £468 £457 £425
% change year-on-year +2.41% +7.41% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
England median hourly rate £54.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £54.50 - -

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 19,286 16,342 16,039
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.87% 18.15% 16.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,345 11,287 11,004
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 210 273 247
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.41% +9.21%
10th Percentile £26.48 £30.00 £26.14
90th Percentile £52.63 £59.75 £53.00
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +8.55%

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 23 September 2018.

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 23 September 2018.

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 23 September 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 -9 287 £500 +5.26% 100
North of England +56 103 £400 +6.67% 35
South East +7 74 £425 +6.25% 36
North West +35 55 £400 +6.67% 25
Yorkshire +13 40 £390 +11.43% 8
Midlands -20 31 £525 +5.00% 10
South West +2 21 £440 -12.00% 6
East Midlands -8 19 £525 +10.53% 4
East of England +1 12 £463 +23.33% 8
West Midlands -22 12 £550 +4.76% 6
North East - 8 £483 - 2
South Coast - 1 - -
Octopus Deploy
UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 371 (70.13%) TeamCity
2 361 (68.24%) .NET
3 353 (66.73%) Agile Software Development
4 346 (65.41%) C#
5 251 (47.45%) Microsoft Azure
6 220 (41.59%) DevOps
7 200 (37.81%) MVC
8 196 (37.05%) TDD
9 186 (35.16%) Git (software)
10 179 (33.84%) ASP.NET
11 168 (31.76%) AngularJS
12 167 (31.57%) Continuous Integration
13 160 (30.25%) SQL Server
13 160 (30.25%) JavaScript
14 155 (29.30%) Amazon AWS
15 154 (29.11%) ASP.NET Web API
16 139 (26.28%) Scrum
17 135 (25.52%) SQL
18 118 (22.31%) PowerShell
19 113 (21.36%) Microservices
20 111 (20.98%) ASP.NET MVC
20 111 (20.98%) .NET Core
21 109 (20.60%) Microsoft
22 101 (19.09%) Jenkins
23 99 (18.71%) Docker
24 97 (18.34%) Web Services
25 95 (17.96%) BDD
26 92 (17.39%) Windows
27 91 (17.20%) Finance
28 89 (16.82%) Test Automation

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 45 (8.51%) CMS
2 41 (7.75%) Umbraco
3 26 (4.91%) Confluence
4 25 (4.73%) SharePoint
5 20 (3.78%) Elasticsearch
5 20 (3.78%) NServiceBus
6 16 (3.02%) IIS
7 12 (2.27%) Sitecore CMS
8 7 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (1.32%) EPiServer
9 6 (1.13%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (0.57%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.38%) Apache
12 1 (0.19%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.57%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.38%) Bloomberg AIM
3 2 (0.38%) Eagle PACE
3 2 (0.38%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 251 (47.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 155 (29.30%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (4.16%) npm
4 21 (3.97%) GitHub
4 21 (3.97%) PaaS
5 19 (3.59%) IaaS
6 13 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (2.46%) Dynamics 365
7 12 (2.27%) AWS CloudFormation
7 12 (2.27%) Serverless
8 11 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
9 10 (1.89%) NuGet
9 10 (1.89%) Office 365
9 10 (1.89%) SaaS
10 9 (1.70%) Azure Functions
10 9 (1.70%) Datadog
11 8 (1.51%) OpenShift
12 6 (1.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 6 (1.13%) Trello
13 3 (0.57%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.70%) Firewall
2 6 (1.13%) DNS
3 4 (0.76%) FIX Connectivity
4 3 (0.57%) Internet
5 2 (0.38%) DHCP
5 2 (0.38%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.19%) HTTP
6 1 (0.19%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (30.25%) SQL Server
2 42 (7.94%) NoSQL
3 32 (6.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 31 (5.86%) MongoDB
5 25 (4.73%) SQL Server 2016
6 21 (3.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 19 (3.59%) Azure SQL Database
8 18 (3.40%) SQL Server 2008
9 14 (2.65%) SQL Server 2014
10 13 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (2.46%) Relational Database
11 12 (2.27%) Cosmos DB
11 12 (2.27%) RavenDB
12 11 (2.08%) MySQL
12 11 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (1.89%) Power BI
13 10 (1.89%) Redis
14 9 (1.70%) Hadoop
14 9 (1.70%) RDBMS
15 7 (1.32%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 371 (70.13%) TeamCity
2 186 (35.16%) Git (software)
3 101 (19.09%) Jenkins
4 89 (16.82%) Selenium
5 84 (15.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 77 (14.56%) JIRA
7 63 (11.91%) Visual Studio Team System
8 53 (10.02%) Visual Studio
9 35 (6.62%) MSBuild
10 33 (6.24%) NUnit
11 31 (5.86%) SpecFlow
12 28 (5.29%) Bitbucket
13 26 (4.91%) SonarQube
13 26 (4.91%) webpack
14 25 (4.73%) Cucumber
15 20 (3.78%) Artifactory
15 20 (3.78%) GitLab
16 16 (3.02%) JMeter
17 15 (2.84%) Maven
18 14 (2.65%) gulp
General
1 91 (17.20%) Finance
2 22 (4.16%) Retail
3 21 (3.97%) Banking
4 20 (3.78%) Front Office
5 8 (1.51%) Marketing
6 7 (1.32%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.32%) Law
7 6 (1.13%) Corporate Banking
8 4 (0.76%) Back Office
8 4 (0.76%) Legal
8 4 (0.76%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.57%) Automotive
9 3 (0.57%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.57%) Publishing
10 2 (0.38%) Advertising
10 2 (0.38%) Electronics
11 1 (0.19%) Games
Job Titles
1 327 (61.81%) Developer
2 227 (42.91%) .NET Developer
3 118 (22.31%) C# Developer
4 94 (17.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 90 (17.01%) DevOps Engineer
6 63 (11.91%) Senior Developer
7 47 (8.88%) Angular Developer
8 44 (8.32%) Senior .NET Developer
9 43 (8.13%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 38 (7.18%) ASP.NET Developer
11 37 (6.99%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 36 (6.81%) Software Developer
13 35 (6.62%) Azure Engineer
14 32 (6.05%) .NET Software Developer
15 29 (5.48%) AWS Developer
16 26 (4.91%) Azure DevOps
16 26 (4.91%) Senior C# Developer
17 24 (4.54%) Azure DevOps Engineer
17 24 (4.54%) C# Software Developer
18 22 (4.16%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 361 (68.24%) .NET
2 179 (33.84%) ASP.NET
3 168 (31.76%) AngularJS
4 154 (29.11%) ASP.NET Web API
5 111 (20.98%) .NET Core
5 111 (20.98%) ASP.NET MVC
6 97 (18.34%) Web Services
7 80 (15.12%) CSS
8 75 (14.18%) HTML
9 59 (11.15%) RESTful
10 54 (10.21%) REST
11 48 (9.07%) .NET Framework
12 47 (8.88%) HTML5
12 47 (8.88%) WCF
13 46 (8.70%) Angular 2
14 43 (8.13%) jQuery
15 41 (7.75%) React
16 40 (7.56%) Sass
17 38 (7.18%) SOAP
18 35 (6.62%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 58 (10.96%) Greenfield Project
2 25 (4.73%) Equities
3 23 (4.35%) Fintech
4 22 (4.16%) Derivative
4 22 (4.16%) Fixed Income
4 22 (4.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 22 (4.16%) User Experience
5 20 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (2.46%) Exotic Derivative
7 12 (2.27%) Management Information System
8 11 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (1.89%) Mobile App
9 10 (1.89%) Public Cloud
10 9 (1.70%) Hedge funds
11 7 (1.32%) Computer Science
11 7 (1.32%) Private Cloud
12 6 (1.13%) Hybrid Cloud
13 4 (0.76%) Cloud Native
13 4 (0.76%) OTC Derivatives
13 4 (0.76%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 92 (17.39%) Windows
2 39 (7.37%) Linux
2 39 (7.37%) Windows Server
3 10 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (1.89%) Unix
4 8 (1.51%) Ubuntu
4 8 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (1.32%) VMS
5 7 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.38%) Android
7 1 (0.19%) CentOS
7 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 353 (66.73%) Agile Software Development
2 220 (41.59%) DevOps
3 200 (37.81%) MVC
4 196 (37.05%) TDD
5 167 (31.57%) Continuous Integration
6 139 (26.28%) Scrum
7 113 (21.36%) Microservices
8 95 (17.96%) BDD
9 89 (16.82%) Test Automation
10 75 (14.18%) Software Engineering
11 73 (13.80%) Unit Testing
12 64 (12.10%) Web Development
13 59 (11.15%) SOLID
14 57 (10.78%) Problem-Solving
15 55 (10.40%) E-Commerce
16 53 (10.02%) Deployment Automation
17 52 (9.83%) Kanban
18 47 (8.88%) Continuous Delivery
19 45 (8.51%) Asset Management
19 45 (8.51%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 346 (65.41%) C#
2 160 (30.25%) JavaScript
3 135 (25.52%) SQL
4 118 (22.31%) PowerShell
5 48 (9.07%) Java
6 42 (7.94%) TypeScript
7 25 (4.73%) T-SQL
8 22 (4.16%) Python
9 8 (1.51%) Bash Shell
10 7 (1.32%) ES6
11 6 (1.13%) XAML
12 5 (0.95%) PHP
12 5 (0.95%) VBA
13 4 (0.76%) Perl
13 4 (0.76%) Ruby
14 3 (0.57%) Go
14 3 (0.57%) VB
15 2 (0.38%) C++
15 2 (0.38%) CQL
15 2 (0.38%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 9 (1.70%) Security Cleared
2 8 (1.51%) Degree
2 8 (1.51%) SC Cleared
3 4 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.19%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (6.81%) QA
2 5 (0.95%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.38%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.19%) GDPR
System Software
1 99 (18.71%) Docker
2 12 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (1.89%) Active Directory
4 7 (1.32%) vCloud
4 7 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.95%) vSphere
6 3 (0.57%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.38%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.19%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 52 (9.83%) Kubernetes
2 41 (7.75%) Ansible
3 38 (7.18%) Puppet
4 34 (6.43%) Terraform
5 32 (6.05%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (1.70%) Nagios
7 6 (1.13%) CloudForms
7 6 (1.13%) SCOrch
8 5 (0.95%) Kibana
8 5 (0.95%) Salt
8 5 (0.95%) vRealize
8 5 (0.95%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 4 (0.76%) Consul
9 4 (0.76%) Grafana
9 4 (0.76%) Packer
10 3 (0.57%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Clustering
11 2 (0.38%) Opsview
11 2 (0.38%) Rancher
11 2 (0.38%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 109 (20.60%) Microsoft
2 29 (5.48%) Sitecore
3 16 (3.02%) VMware
4 14 (2.65%) AppDynamics
4 14 (2.65%) Google
4 14 (2.65%) Oracle
5 13 (2.46%) New Relic
6 12 (2.27%) Splunk
7 11 (2.08%) RedGate
8 10 (1.89%) Atlassian
9 8 (1.51%) Charles River
9 8 (1.51%) Micro Focus
10 6 (1.13%) MuleSoft
11 5 (0.95%) Dynatrace
11 5 (0.95%) IBM
11 5 (0.95%) Tableau
11 5 (0.95%) Xamarin
12 4 (0.76%) Guidewire
12 4 (0.76%) SendGrid
13 2 (0.38%) FXall