Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 431 454 406
Rank change year-on-year +23 -48 +109
Contract jobs citing Octopus Deploy 169 414 544
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.40% 0.50% 0.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.19% 2.42% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 342 449
Median daily rate £515 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £376 £400 £358
90th Percentile £663 £600 £627
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 7,718 17,110 18,086
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.31% 20.64% 19.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,083 11,463 12,522
Median daily rate £500 £490 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +9.83%
10th Percentile £332 £342 £319
90th Percentile £675 £638 £613
UK median daily rate £490 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +3.16% - +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 258 203
Median hourly rate £38.50 £43.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.49% +2.35% -
10th Percentile £21.25 £21.95 £31.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £55.00 £67.25
Median hourly rate £41.50 £43.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -3.49% +1.18% -

Octopus Deploy
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Octopus Deploy as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Octopus Deploy in England

Octopus Deploy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Octopus Deploy in England.

Daily rate trend for Octopus Deploy in England

Octopus Deploy
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Octopus Deploy in England over the 6 months to 27 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Octopus Deploy in England

Octopus Deploy
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Octopus Deploy in England.

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 27 May 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 +31 105 £525 +2.44% 10
North of England +93 35 £425 -12.82% 7
North West +70 28 £425 -15.00% 3
South West +66 15 £420 +1.51% 2
South East +68 8 £500 - 8
Yorkshire +52 6 £450 - 3
Midlands +56 3 £513 -2.38% 2
West Midlands +50 3 £513 -6.82% 2
East of England +44 3 £550 +10.83% 1
North East +15 1 £515 +11.35% 1
Octopus Deploy
UK

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 122 (72.19%) .NET
2 114 (67.46%) Azure
3 111 (65.68%) C#
4 100 (59.17%) TeamCity
5 98 (57.99%) SQL Server
6 84 (49.70%) Agile Software Development
7 69 (40.83%) AWS
8 68 (40.24%) AngularJS
9 67 (39.64%) .NET Core
10 65 (38.46%) JavaScript
11 62 (36.69%) Microservices
12 59 (34.91%) DevOps
13 56 (33.14%) SQL
14 50 (29.59%) Finance
15 48 (28.40%) Jenkins
16 46 (27.22%) ASP.NET
17 45 (26.63%) Docker
18 44 (26.04%) MongoDB
19 43 (25.44%) MySQL
20 42 (24.85%) Continuous Integration
21 41 (24.26%) PowerShell
22 40 (23.67%) Microsoft
22 40 (23.67%) TDD
22 40 (23.67%) Problem-Solving
23 38 (22.49%) Software Engineering
24 37 (21.89%) Scrum
24 37 (21.89%) Web Services
25 35 (20.71%) Front Office
25 35 (20.71%) MVC
25 35 (20.71%) ASP.NET Web API

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 5 (2.96%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.37%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.78%) IIS
4 2 (1.18%) Apache Airflow
4 2 (1.18%) CMS
4 2 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.18%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.59%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.59%) Mule
5 1 (0.59%) Mule ESB
5 1 (0.59%) nginx
5 1 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 114 (67.46%) Azure
2 69 (40.83%) AWS
3 14 (8.28%) GitHub
4 9 (5.33%) npm
5 5 (2.96%) NuGet
5 5 (2.96%) Power Platform
5 5 (2.96%) Serverless
6 4 (2.37%) PaaS
7 3 (1.78%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (1.78%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.78%) SaaS
8 2 (1.18%) IaaS
9 1 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.59%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.59%) Datadog
9 1 (0.59%) Force.com
9 1 (0.59%) GCP
9 1 (0.59%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.37%) DNS
2 2 (1.18%) DHCP
2 2 (1.18%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.59%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (57.99%) SQL Server
2 44 (26.04%) MongoDB
3 43 (25.44%) MySQL
4 30 (17.75%) Redis
5 26 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 21 (12.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 20 (11.83%) NoSQL
8 7 (4.14%) SQL Server 2017
9 5 (2.96%) Data Lake
9 5 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (2.96%) Hadoop
9 5 (2.96%) OLAP
9 5 (2.96%) Oracle Database
9 5 (2.96%) Oracle Database 12c
9 5 (2.96%) Power BI
9 5 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (2.37%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 4 (2.37%) HDInsight
11 3 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 100 (59.17%) TeamCity
2 48 (28.40%) Jenkins
3 33 (19.53%) Git (software)
4 27 (15.98%) MSBuild
5 24 (14.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 22 (13.02%) Visual Studio Team System
7 19 (11.24%) JIRA
8 16 (9.47%) Subversion
9 9 (5.33%) webpack
10 8 (4.73%) Selenium
11 6 (3.55%) gulp
11 6 (3.55%) SpecFlow
11 6 (3.55%) Visual Studio
12 5 (2.96%) Postman
12 5 (2.96%) SoapUI
13 2 (1.18%) git-flow
13 2 (1.18%) Jasmine
13 2 (1.18%) Mercurial
13 2 (1.18%) NUnit
14 1 (0.59%) GoCD
General
1 50 (29.59%) Finance
2 35 (20.71%) Front Office
3 17 (10.06%) Banking
4 11 (6.51%) Public Sector
5 7 (4.14%) Retail
6 3 (1.78%) Back Office
7 2 (1.18%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.59%) Automotive
8 1 (0.59%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 95 (56.21%) Developer
2 68 (40.24%) .NET Developer
3 29 (17.16%) Angular Developer
4 28 (16.57%) DevOps Engineer
5 27 (15.98%) C# Developer
6 22 (13.02%) WebOps Engineer
7 19 (11.24%) React Developer
8 16 (9.47%) SQL Developer
9 14 (8.28%) C# .NET Developer
9 14 (8.28%) Web Engineer
10 13 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
11 12 (7.10%) Senior .NET Developer
11 12 (7.10%) Senior Developer
12 10 (5.92%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 10 (5.92%) AWS Developer
12 10 (5.92%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 10 (5.92%) Azure Engineer
13 9 (5.33%) C# Developer - Commodities
14 7 (4.14%) Azure DevOps
14 7 (4.14%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (72.19%) .NET
2 68 (40.24%) AngularJS
3 67 (39.64%) .NET Core
4 46 (27.22%) ASP.NET
5 37 (21.89%) Web Services
6 35 (20.71%) ASP.NET Web API
7 33 (19.53%) React
8 22 (13.02%) .NET Framework
8 22 (13.02%) HTML
9 20 (11.83%) Angular 2
9 20 (11.83%) CSS
10 18 (10.65%) Entity Framework
11 16 (9.47%) WCF
12 15 (8.88%) REST
12 15 (8.88%) WPF
13 14 (8.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 10 (5.92%) SOAP
15 9 (5.33%) ASP.NET Core
15 9 (5.33%) jQuery
15 9 (5.33%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 34 (20.12%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (13.02%) Derivative
3 13 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 9 (5.33%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (2.96%) Hedge funds
5 5 (2.96%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (2.37%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.78%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.18%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.18%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.18%) Reinsurance
8 2 (1.18%) User Experience
9 1 (0.59%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 31 (18.34%) Windows
2 24 (14.20%) Linux
3 23 (13.61%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.59%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (49.70%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (36.69%) Microservices
3 59 (34.91%) DevOps
4 42 (24.85%) Continuous Integration
5 40 (23.67%) Problem-Solving
5 40 (23.67%) TDD
6 38 (22.49%) Software Engineering
7 37 (21.89%) Scrum
8 35 (20.71%) MVC
9 28 (16.57%) BDD
10 25 (14.79%) Fund Management
11 22 (13.02%) High Availability
11 22 (13.02%) Machine Learning
11 22 (13.02%) Web Operations
12 21 (12.43%) Artificial Intelligence
12 21 (12.43%) CQRS
12 21 (12.43%) Deep Learning
13 18 (10.65%) Unit Testing
14 16 (9.47%) Deployment Automation
15 13 (7.69%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 111 (65.68%) C#
2 65 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 56 (33.14%) SQL
4 41 (24.26%) PowerShell
5 21 (12.43%) F#
6 18 (10.65%) T-SQL
7 17 (10.06%) TypeScript
8 12 (7.10%) Bash Shell
8 12 (7.10%) Python
9 5 (2.96%) C
10 4 (2.37%) Ruby
10 4 (2.37%) Scala
10 4 (2.37%) U-SQL
11 3 (1.78%) Java
12 2 (1.18%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.59%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.59%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.59%) Groovy
13 1 (0.59%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (8.28%) Degree
2 8 (4.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.96%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.59%) ISEB
4 1 (0.59%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.59%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.69%) QA
2 2 (1.18%) MiFID
3 1 (0.59%) GDPR
System Software
1 45 (26.63%) Docker
2 2 (1.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.18%) vSphere
3 1 (0.59%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (12.43%) Rancher
2 15 (8.88%) Kubernetes
3 12 (7.10%) Ansible
4 11 (6.51%) Terraform
5 8 (4.73%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (4.14%) Puppet
7 1 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 40 (23.67%) Microsoft
2 23 (13.61%) VMware
3 8 (4.73%) Oracle
4 6 (3.55%) Xamarin
5 4 (2.37%) Databricks
5 4 (2.37%) Tableau
6 3 (1.78%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.18%) GrapeCity
8 1 (0.59%) Aerohive Networks
8 1 (0.59%) Cognos
8 1 (0.59%) Extreme Networks
8 1 (0.59%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.59%) New Relic
8 1 (0.59%) Okta
8 1 (0.59%) RedGate
8 1 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.59%) Splunk