Period
to 21 February 2020

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 21 February 2020 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
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 397 409 405
Rank change year-on-year +12 -4 +169
Contract jobs citing Octopus Deploy 307 529 552
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.50% 0.58% 0.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.88% 2.72% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 389 431
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £400 £380 £363
90th Percentile £674 £600 £650
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
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 10,676 19,430 17,427
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 17.22% 21.41% 18.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,116 13,382 12,277
England median daily rate £488 £495 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.52% +4.21% +9.57%
10th Percentile £325 £335 £313
90th Percentile £650 £638 £613
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 256 224
England median hourly rate £42.13 £42.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.46% -5.00% +9.76%
10th Percentile £17.87 £28.38 £30.40
90th Percentile £63.75 £55.00 £65.15
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -1.16% -4.44% +9.76%

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 21 February 2020.

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
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 21 February 2020. 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 +21 177 £525 +2.44% 59
North of England +52 61 £445 -11.00% 31
South East +43 37 £475 - 26
North West +40 36 £425 -15.00% 21
Yorkshire +40 24 £450 - 9
South West +31 16 £448 +9.82% 5
East of England +25 9 £525 +5.00% 2
Midlands +44 7 £388 -20.51% 11
East Midlands +36 4 £381 -9.23% 5
West Midlands +32 3 £475 -13.64% 6
North East +10 1 £515 +3.00% 1
Octopus Deploy
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 2020, 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.

1 210 (68.40%) Azure
2 208 (67.75%) TeamCity
3 197 (64.17%) .NET
4 182 (59.28%) C#
5 159 (51.79%) Agile Software Development
6 124 (40.39%) DevOps
7 121 (39.41%) SQL Server
8 112 (36.48%) AngularJS
9 109 (35.50%) PowerShell
10 104 (33.88%) AWS
11 91 (29.64%) Continuous Integration
12 90 (29.32%) .NET Core
13 89 (28.99%) JavaScript
14 88 (28.66%) Microsoft
15 87 (28.34%) Docker
16 86 (28.01%) Finance
17 85 (27.69%) Git (software)
18 84 (27.36%) SQL
19 83 (27.04%) ASP.NET
20 81 (26.38%) TDD
21 80 (26.06%) Microservices
22 75 (24.43%) Jenkins
23 71 (23.13%) Windows
24 65 (21.17%) MVC
25 64 (20.85%) Kubernetes
26 60 (19.54%) React
27 59 (19.22%) ASP.NET Web API
28 57 (18.57%) HTML
29 54 (17.59%) CSS
30 53 (17.26%) MongoDB

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 18 (5.86%) IIS
2 16 (5.21%) Umbraco
3 10 (3.26%) CMS
4 6 (1.95%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (1.95%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.95%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (1.95%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (1.63%) Apache Airflow
6 4 (1.30%) Apache
7 3 (0.98%) nginx
8 1 (0.33%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.33%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.98%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.65%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 210 (68.40%) Azure
2 104 (33.88%) AWS
3 39 (12.70%) PaaS
4 32 (10.42%) GitHub
5 28 (9.12%) Power Platform
6 22 (7.17%) Serverless
7 18 (5.86%) IaaS
7 18 (5.86%) SaaS
8 16 (5.21%) npm
9 14 (4.56%) Azure Active Directory
10 12 (3.91%) NuGet
11 6 (1.95%) GCP
12 5 (1.63%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (1.63%) Azure Functions
13 4 (1.30%) Datadog
13 4 (1.30%) Slack
14 3 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
14 3 (0.98%) OpenShift
15 2 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
15 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.91%) DNS
2 11 (3.58%) DHCP
3 5 (1.63%) VPN
4 4 (1.30%) Firewall
4 4 (1.30%) Network Security
5 2 (0.65%) SSL
5 2 (0.65%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.33%) FTP
6 1 (0.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (39.41%) SQL Server
2 53 (17.26%) MongoDB
3 38 (12.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 37 (12.05%) MySQL
5 35 (11.40%) NoSQL
6 28 (9.12%) Power BI
7 23 (7.49%) Redis
8 22 (7.17%) QlikView
9 21 (6.84%) OLAP
10 18 (5.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 13 (4.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (1.95%) Oracle Database
13 6 (1.95%) Oracle Database 12c
14 4 (1.30%) Hadoop
15 3 (0.98%) Amazon QuickSight
15 3 (0.98%) Azure SQL Database
15 3 (0.98%) PowerPivot
15 3 (0.98%) SSDT
16 2 (0.65%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 208 (67.75%) TeamCity
2 85 (27.69%) Git (software)
3 75 (24.43%) Jenkins
4 35 (11.40%) Visual Studio Team System
5 26 (8.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 25 (8.14%) JIRA
7 24 (7.82%) gulp
8 21 (6.84%) MSBuild
9 18 (5.86%) Selenium
9 18 (5.86%) SpecFlow
10 16 (5.21%) Subversion
10 16 (5.21%) webpack
11 14 (4.56%) Visual Studio
12 11 (3.58%) Bitbucket
13 10 (3.26%) Grunt
13 10 (3.26%) Jasmine
13 10 (3.26%) NUnit
14 8 (2.61%) Babel
15 7 (2.28%) Postman
16 6 (1.95%) SoapUI
General
1 86 (28.01%) Finance
2 27 (8.79%) Front Office
3 19 (6.19%) Banking
4 11 (3.58%) Public Sector
5 8 (2.61%) Back Office
6 7 (2.28%) Retail
7 2 (0.65%) Marketing
8 1 (0.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 161 (52.44%) Developer
2 106 (34.53%) .NET Developer
3 62 (20.20%) DevOps Engineer
4 51 (16.61%) C# Developer
5 40 (13.03%) Angular Developer
6 38 (12.38%) C# .NET Developer
7 30 (9.77%) Senior Developer
8 27 (8.79%) Senior .NET Developer
9 25 (8.14%) Azure Engineer
10 23 (7.49%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 22 (7.17%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 22 (7.17%) WebOps Engineer
12 19 (6.19%) AWS Developer
13 18 (5.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 18 (5.86%) React Developer
14 15 (4.89%) Operations Engineer
14 15 (4.89%) SQL Developer
15 14 (4.56%) Azure DevOps
15 14 (4.56%) Web Engineer
16 11 (3.58%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (64.17%) .NET
2 112 (36.48%) AngularJS
3 90 (29.32%) .NET Core
4 83 (27.04%) ASP.NET
5 60 (19.54%) React
6 59 (19.22%) ASP.NET Web API
7 57 (18.57%) HTML
8 54 (17.59%) CSS
9 44 (14.33%) Web Services
10 43 (14.01%) .NET Framework
11 36 (11.73%) Angular 2
12 25 (8.14%) ASP.NET MVC
13 24 (7.82%) Entity Framework
14 23 (7.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 22 (7.17%) REST
15 22 (7.17%) WCF
16 20 (6.51%) SOAP
17 17 (5.54%) RESTful
18 15 (4.89%) jQuery
19 14 (4.56%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 45 (14.66%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (7.82%) Hedge funds
3 12 (3.91%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (3.58%) Cloud Native
5 10 (3.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 9 (2.93%) Derivative
7 5 (1.63%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (1.63%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (1.63%) User Experience
8 3 (0.98%) Equities
8 3 (0.98%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.65%) Clustering
9 2 (0.65%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.65%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.65%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.33%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.33%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 71 (23.13%) Windows
2 43 (14.01%) Linux
3 35 (11.40%) Windows Server
4 8 (2.61%) Unix
5 4 (1.30%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (51.79%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (40.39%) DevOps
3 91 (29.64%) Continuous Integration
4 81 (26.38%) TDD
5 80 (26.06%) Microservices
6 65 (21.17%) MVC
7 49 (15.96%) BDD
7 49 (15.96%) Scrum
8 45 (14.66%) Problem-Solving
9 35 (11.40%) Business Intelligence
9 35 (11.40%) Web Development
10 30 (9.77%) Fund Management
10 30 (9.77%) Test Automation
10 30 (9.77%) Unit Testing
11 29 (9.45%) Continuous Delivery
11 29 (9.45%) Software Engineering
12 26 (8.47%) Visualisation
13 24 (7.82%) Data Analysis
13 24 (7.82%) Data Visualisation
14 22 (7.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 182 (59.28%) C#
2 109 (35.50%) PowerShell
3 89 (28.99%) JavaScript
4 84 (27.36%) SQL
5 21 (6.84%) Bash Shell
6 15 (4.89%) F#
6 15 (4.89%) Python
7 11 (3.58%) Java
8 10 (3.26%) T-SQL
9 9 (2.93%) TypeScript
10 7 (2.28%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.63%) C
12 4 (1.30%) Ruby
13 1 (0.33%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.33%) Go
13 1 (0.33%) Scala
13 1 (0.33%) U-SQL
13 1 (0.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (4.89%) Degree
2 5 (1.63%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (1.63%) Numerate Degree
3 4 (1.30%) MCSA
3 4 (1.30%) MCSE
3 4 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.33%) ISEB
4 1 (0.33%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.14%) QA
2 7 (2.28%) MiFID
3 1 (0.33%) GDPR
3 1 (0.33%) HL7
System Software
1 87 (28.34%) Docker
2 17 (5.54%) Active Directory
3 10 (3.26%) vSphere
4 9 (2.93%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 64 (20.85%) Kubernetes
2 37 (12.05%) Terraform
3 28 (9.12%) Ansible
4 25 (8.14%) Puppet
5 21 (6.84%) Rancher
6 19 (6.19%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.98%) Control-M
7 3 (0.98%) Grafana
7 3 (0.98%) Kibana
7 3 (0.98%) logstash
7 3 (0.98%) Nagios
8 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.33%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 88 (28.66%) Microsoft
2 26 (8.47%) VMware
3 23 (7.49%) Tableau
4 19 (6.19%) Cognos
4 19 (6.19%) MicroStrategy
4 19 (6.19%) Oracle
5 16 (5.21%) Sitecore
6 14 (4.56%) Splunk
7 7 (2.28%) Google
8 6 (1.95%) New Relic
9 5 (1.63%) Xamarin
10 3 (0.98%) AppDynamics
10 3 (0.98%) F5
10 3 (0.98%) IBM
10 3 (0.98%) Micro Focus
11 2 (0.65%) Okta
11 2 (0.65%) SAP
12 1 (0.33%) Databricks
12 1 (0.33%) Freshdesk
12 1 (0.33%) MuleSoft