Period
to 23 May 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 May 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 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 393 497 666
Rank change year-on-year +104 +169 +109
Contract jobs citing Octopus Deploy 535 317 194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.58% 0.38% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.97% 2.22% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 224 133
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £358 £325 £313
90th Percentile £637 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +13.33%
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 18,041 14,273 14,548
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.58% 17.11% 14.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,490 9,649 9,931
England median daily rate £475 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.47% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £319 £300 £300
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.69% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 291 311
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £42.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.19% -1.06% +14.73%
10th Percentile £30.80 £24.00 £25.00
90th Percentile £67.25 £54.50 £51.25
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.45
% change year-on-year - +0.12% +14.73%

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 May 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 23 May 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 +93 354 £500 +5.26% 79
North of England +19 66 £385 +2.67% 43
South East -5 63 £400 -3.03% 22
Yorkshire +11 52 £380 -10.59% 20
Midlands -12 37 £500 +3.09% 16
East Midlands +12 34 £500 - 9
North West -14 12 £413 +13.01% 20
South West +14 9 £440 +25.71% 9
East of England -4 6 £475 +35.71% 2
West Midlands -25 3 £300 +6.67% 7
North East +15 2 £413 +37.50% 3
Octopus Deploy
UK

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 405 (75.70%) TeamCity
2 349 (65.23%) C#
3 332 (62.06%) .NET
4 316 (59.07%) Agile Software Development
5 294 (54.95%) Microsoft Azure
6 263 (49.16%) DevOps
7 195 (36.45%) Git (software)
8 185 (34.58%) MVC
9 176 (32.90%) Continuous Integration
10 167 (31.21%) ASP.NET
11 165 (30.84%) SQL Server
11 165 (30.84%) TDD
11 165 (30.84%) ASP.NET Web API
12 159 (29.72%) Windows
13 154 (28.79%) AngularJS
14 153 (28.60%) PowerShell
15 147 (27.48%) Amazon AWS
16 146 (27.29%) JavaScript
17 125 (23.36%) Team Foundation Server
18 121 (22.62%) Scrum
19 114 (21.31%) Microsoft
20 109 (20.37%) SQL
21 105 (19.63%) ASP.NET MVC
22 101 (18.88%) Microservices
23 96 (17.94%) Web Services
24 93 (17.38%) Finance
25 91 (17.01%) HTML
26 81 (15.14%) .NET Core
26 81 (15.14%) CSS
26 81 (15.14%) 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 47 (8.79%) NServiceBus
2 39 (7.29%) Confluence
3 32 (5.98%) IIS
4 29 (5.42%) CMS
4 29 (5.42%) Elasticsearch
5 22 (4.11%) Umbraco
6 14 (2.62%) Sitecore CMS
7 6 (1.12%) Apache Solr
7 6 (1.12%) Ethereum
7 6 (1.12%) Hyperledger
8 5 (0.93%) Apache Spark
8 5 (0.93%) OpenStack
8 5 (0.93%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.56%) Apache
9 3 (0.56%) nginx
9 3 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.56%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.37%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.37%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (0.75%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.37%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (1.12%) Distributed Ledger
1 6 (1.12%) R3 Corda
2 3 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 294 (54.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 147 (27.48%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (5.61%) PaaS
4 27 (5.05%) AWS CloudFormation
5 23 (4.30%) NuGet
6 19 (3.55%) Cloud Computing
6 19 (3.55%) Serverless
7 18 (3.36%) IaaS
7 18 (3.36%) npm
8 15 (2.80%) GitHub
9 8 (1.50%) Azure Data Factory
10 5 (0.93%) Data Lake Analytics
10 5 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (0.93%) Trello
11 4 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (0.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 3 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
13 2 (0.37%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.43%) Firewall
2 12 (2.24%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.56%) FIX Connectivity
3 3 (0.56%) Internet
4 1 (0.19%) HTTP
4 1 (0.19%) LAN
4 1 (0.19%) MPLS
4 1 (0.19%) VPN
4 1 (0.19%) WAN
4 1 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (30.84%) SQL Server
2 46 (8.60%) NoSQL
3 40 (7.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 38 (7.10%) MongoDB
5 29 (5.42%) SQL Server 2008
6 28 (5.23%) RavenDB
7 22 (4.11%) SQL Server 2016
8 16 (2.99%) SQL Server 2014
8 16 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 15 (2.80%) Apache Cassandra
9 15 (2.80%) Cosmos DB
10 13 (2.43%) Oracle Database
11 11 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (1.68%) Azure SQL Database
12 9 (1.68%) Big Data
13 8 (1.50%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 8 (1.50%) Blockchain
13 8 (1.50%) Oracle Database 12c
13 8 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (1.31%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 405 (75.70%) TeamCity
2 195 (36.45%) Git (software)
3 125 (23.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 69 (12.90%) Jenkins
5 66 (12.34%) JIRA
6 53 (9.91%) Visual Studio
7 37 (6.92%) NUnit
8 33 (6.17%) Visual Studio Team System
9 27 (5.05%) MSBuild
10 25 (4.67%) Bitbucket
11 22 (4.11%) MSTest
11 22 (4.11%) SpecFlow
12 20 (3.74%) Subversion
12 20 (3.74%) webpack
13 19 (3.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 19 (3.55%) Maven
14 18 (3.36%) Selenium
15 12 (2.24%) Eclipse
15 12 (2.24%) Sonatype Nexus
16 11 (2.06%) SonarQube
General
1 93 (17.38%) Finance
2 37 (6.92%) Retail
3 25 (4.67%) Banking
4 12 (2.24%) Advertising
5 6 (1.12%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.12%) Law
6 3 (0.56%) Legal
6 3 (0.56%) Marketing
6 3 (0.56%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.37%) Games
8 1 (0.19%) Automotive
8 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 271 (50.65%) Developer
2 185 (34.58%) .NET Developer
3 147 (27.48%) DevOps Engineer
4 105 (19.63%) C# Developer
5 89 (16.64%) C# .NET Developer
6 70 (13.08%) Azure Engineer
7 67 (12.52%) Senior Developer
8 59 (11.03%) Azure DevOps
9 53 (9.91%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 46 (8.60%) Senior .NET Developer
11 42 (7.85%) ASP.NET Developer
12 41 (7.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 33 (6.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 29 (5.42%) Angular Developer
15 26 (4.86%) Cloud Engineer
16 22 (4.11%) Web Developer
16 22 (4.11%) Windows DevOps Engineer
16 22 (4.11%) Windows Engineer
17 21 (3.93%) JavaScript Developer
17 21 (3.93%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 332 (62.06%) .NET
2 167 (31.21%) ASP.NET
3 165 (30.84%) ASP.NET Web API
4 154 (28.79%) AngularJS
5 105 (19.63%) ASP.NET MVC
6 96 (17.94%) Web Services
7 91 (17.01%) HTML
8 81 (15.14%) .NET Core
8 81 (15.14%) CSS
9 71 (13.27%) REST
10 65 (12.15%) RESTful
11 57 (10.65%) .NET Framework
12 51 (9.53%) Node.js
13 46 (8.60%) HTML5
13 46 (8.60%) React
14 43 (8.04%) ASP.NET Core
14 43 (8.04%) WCF
15 38 (7.10%) Entity Framework
15 38 (7.10%) Sass
16 34 (6.36%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 53 (9.91%) Greenfield Project
2 23 (4.30%) Private Cloud
3 19 (3.55%) Fintech
4 15 (2.80%) Hedge funds
4 15 (2.80%) Online Banking
4 15 (2.80%) User Experience
5 13 (2.43%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (2.24%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.68%) Client/Server
7 9 (1.68%) Equities
8 8 (1.50%) Life Science
9 7 (1.31%) Wiki
10 6 (1.12%) Fixed Income
11 5 (0.93%) Data Centre
11 5 (0.93%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (0.75%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.56%) Blog
13 3 (0.56%) Cloud Native
13 3 (0.56%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 159 (29.72%) Windows
2 61 (11.40%) Linux
3 44 (8.22%) Windows Server
4 11 (2.06%) CentOS
5 10 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.93%) VMS
8 2 (0.37%) Unix
9 1 (0.19%) Android
9 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 316 (59.07%) Agile Software Development
2 263 (49.16%) DevOps
3 185 (34.58%) MVC
4 176 (32.90%) Continuous Integration
5 165 (30.84%) TDD
6 121 (22.62%) Scrum
7 101 (18.88%) Microservices
8 81 (15.14%) BDD
9 79 (14.77%) Deployment Automation
9 79 (14.77%) E-Commerce
10 78 (14.58%) Software Engineering
11 61 (11.40%) CQRS
12 59 (11.03%) SOLID
13 53 (9.91%) OO
13 53 (9.91%) Problem-Solving
14 52 (9.72%) Unit Testing
15 45 (8.41%) Continuous Delivery
15 45 (8.41%) Domain-Driven Design
16 44 (8.22%) Pair Programming
16 44 (8.22%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 349 (65.23%) C#
2 153 (28.60%) PowerShell
3 146 (27.29%) JavaScript
4 109 (20.37%) SQL
5 51 (9.53%) TypeScript
6 47 (8.79%) Java
7 43 (8.04%) Python
7 43 (8.04%) T-SQL
8 15 (2.80%) C++
9 12 (2.24%) CQL
10 10 (1.87%) R
10 10 (1.87%) VB.NET
11 5 (0.93%) Shell Script
11 5 (0.93%) U-SQL
12 4 (0.75%) PL/SQL
12 4 (0.75%) VB
13 3 (0.56%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.56%) ES6
13 3 (0.56%) XAML
14 2 (0.37%) Natural
Qualifications
1 12 (2.24%) Degree
2 3 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.42%) QA
2 14 (2.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (2.06%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.12%) GCP
5 3 (0.56%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.56%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.37%) GDPR
7 1 (0.19%) PMO
7 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 60 (11.21%) Docker
2 19 (3.55%) vCloud
3 14 (2.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.37%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.19%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 51 (9.53%) Ansible
2 49 (9.16%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (5.42%) Puppet
4 24 (4.49%) Salt
5 20 (3.74%) Kubernetes
6 15 (2.80%) Terraform
7 12 (2.24%) Opsview
8 6 (1.12%) Control-M
9 4 (0.75%) Grafana
10 3 (0.56%) Kibana
10 3 (0.56%) Packer
11 2 (0.37%) Consul
12 1 (0.19%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.19%) logstash
12 1 (0.19%) Nessus
12 1 (0.19%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 114 (21.31%) Microsoft
2 37 (6.92%) Sitecore
3 29 (5.42%) Oracle
4 26 (4.86%) Google
5 23 (4.30%) VMware
6 10 (1.87%) New Relic
7 7 (1.31%) Xamarin
8 6 (1.12%) AppDynamics
8 6 (1.12%) Barracuda Networks
8 6 (1.12%) Dynatrace
9 5 (0.93%) Atlassian
9 5 (0.93%) Embarcadero
9 5 (0.93%) MuleSoft
9 5 (0.93%) Splunk
10 3 (0.56%) Blue Prism
10 3 (0.56%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (0.56%) RedGate
11 2 (0.37%) Adobe
11 2 (0.37%) BT
11 2 (0.37%) Rackspace