Period
to 20 August 2019

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 20 August 2019 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
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 516 412 472
Rank change year-on-year -104 +60 +135
Contract jobs citing Octopus Deploy 323 537 396
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.39% 0.58% 0.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.08% 2.79% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 411 314
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £368 £350 £338
90th Percentile £660 £608 £588
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
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 15,525 19,218 16,049
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.90% 20.59% 18.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,227 13,291 11,042
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £338 £325 £310
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £473 £450
% change year-on-year +0.53% +5.00% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 216 204 280
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £41.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.72% -2.53%
10th Percentile £23.63 £26.50 £28.75
90th Percentile £56.50 £52.50 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +0.59%

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 20 August 2019.

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 20 August 2019. 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 -52 201 £525 +5.00% 61
South East +25 50 £475 +11.76% 38
North of England -4 37 £420 +5.00% 18
Yorkshire +1 20 £400 +2.56% 10
Midlands +14 16 £375 -25.00% 4
East of England +23 14 £450 -2.70% 2
North West -15 13 £428 +6.88% 8
East Midlands +12 10 £375 -25.00% 3
West Midlands +13 6 £313 -30.56% 1
South West -25 5 £450 +2.27% 6
North East +21 4 £400 -1.84%
Octopus Deploy
UK

For the 6 months to 20 August 2019, 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.

1 241 (74.61%) TeamCity
2 211 (65.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 184 (56.97%) C#
4 172 (53.25%) .NET
4 172 (53.25%) DevOps
5 169 (52.32%) Agile Software Development
6 115 (35.60%) Git (software)
7 108 (33.44%) PowerShell
8 100 (30.96%) TDD
9 94 (29.10%) SQL
10 78 (24.15%) AngularJS
10 78 (24.15%) Amazon AWS
11 76 (23.53%) Microsoft
12 72 (22.29%) SQL Server
13 70 (21.67%) Continuous Integration
13 70 (21.67%) Jenkins
14 68 (21.05%) MVC
15 65 (20.12%) Finance
15 65 (20.12%) ASP.NET Web API
15 65 (20.12%) BDD
16 63 (19.50%) Scrum
16 63 (19.50%) JavaScript
17 62 (19.20%) Visual Studio Team System
17 62 (19.20%) .NET Core
18 61 (18.89%) Test Automation
19 58 (17.96%) Windows
20 54 (16.72%) ASP.NET
21 53 (16.41%) Docker
22 50 (15.48%) Web Services
23 48 (14.86%) Team Foundation Server

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 20 (6.19%) Umbraco
2 13 (4.02%) IIS
3 10 (3.10%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (2.48%) Apache Spark
4 8 (2.48%) Confluence
5 7 (2.17%) CMS
6 6 (1.86%) nginx
7 5 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (1.55%) EPiServer
8 4 (1.24%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.93%) Kentico
9 3 (0.93%) NServiceBus
9 3 (0.93%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.93%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.31%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (1.55%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (2.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.31%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 211 (65.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 78 (24.15%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (10.53%) PaaS
4 20 (6.19%) Serverless
5 19 (5.88%) IaaS
6 15 (4.64%) Power Platform
7 14 (4.33%) Azure Functions
8 11 (3.41%) Google Cloud Platform
8 11 (3.41%) Loggly
9 10 (3.10%) Azure Data Factory
9 10 (3.10%) GitHub
9 10 (3.10%) SaaS
10 9 (2.79%) AWS CloudFormation
11 8 (2.48%) AWS Lambda
11 8 (2.48%) Data Lake Analytics
12 3 (0.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.93%) Google App Engine
12 3 (0.93%) Heroku
12 3 (0.93%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.55%) DNS
1 5 (1.55%) HTTP
1 5 (1.55%) IPv4
1 5 (1.55%) Network Security
2 2 (0.62%) Firewall
3 1 (0.31%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.31%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (22.29%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.50%) Redis
3 20 (6.19%) Azure SQL Database
4 17 (5.26%) NoSQL
5 15 (4.64%) Power BI
6 14 (4.33%) Big Data
6 14 (4.33%) Cosmos DB
7 13 (4.02%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (3.10%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 10 (3.10%) MongoDB
8 10 (3.10%) QlikView
8 10 (3.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (3.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (2.79%) Data Lake
10 8 (2.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 8 (2.48%) Hadoop
10 8 (2.48%) OLAP
11 6 (1.86%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (1.86%) MySQL
12 5 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 241 (74.61%) TeamCity
2 115 (35.60%) Git (software)
3 70 (21.67%) Jenkins
4 62 (19.20%) Visual Studio Team System
5 48 (14.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 34 (10.53%) Selenium
7 29 (8.98%) JIRA
8 27 (8.36%) SpecFlow
8 27 (8.36%) Visual Studio
9 25 (7.74%) Bitbucket
10 20 (6.19%) Jasmine
10 20 (6.19%) JMeter
11 18 (5.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 16 (4.95%) GitLab
12 16 (4.95%) gulp
13 15 (4.64%) Cucumber
13 15 (4.64%) NUnit
14 11 (3.41%) Babel
14 11 (3.41%) webpack
15 10 (3.10%) MSTest
General
1 65 (20.12%) Finance
2 30 (9.29%) Retail
3 10 (3.10%) Banking
3 10 (3.10%) Law
4 8 (2.48%) Games
5 5 (1.55%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.24%) Public Sector
7 3 (0.93%) Back Office
7 3 (0.93%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.93%) Marketing
8 2 (0.62%) Private Banking
8 2 (0.62%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.31%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 152 (47.06%) Developer
2 92 (28.48%) DevOps Engineer
3 80 (24.77%) .NET Developer
4 51 (15.79%) Azure Engineer
5 44 (13.62%) Azure DevOps
6 41 (12.69%) C# Developer
7 40 (12.38%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 29 (8.98%) Senior Developer
9 25 (7.74%) C# .NET Developer
10 24 (7.43%) Angular Developer
11 22 (6.81%) AWS Developer
12 20 (6.19%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 20 (6.19%) Senior .NET Developer
13 17 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
14 13 (4.02%) SQL Developer
15 12 (3.72%) Software Developer
16 11 (3.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 11 (3.41%) Platform Engineer
17 10 (3.10%) Azure Developer
17 10 (3.10%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (53.25%) .NET
2 78 (24.15%) AngularJS
3 65 (20.12%) ASP.NET Web API
4 62 (19.20%) .NET Core
5 54 (16.72%) ASP.NET
6 50 (15.48%) Web Services
7 40 (12.38%) CSS
8 39 (12.07%) HTML
9 38 (11.76%) REST
10 37 (11.46%) React
11 33 (10.22%) ASP.NET MVC
12 32 (9.91%) Angular 2
13 28 (8.67%) Node.js
14 26 (8.05%) .NET Framework
14 26 (8.05%) SOAP
15 24 (7.43%) RabbitMQ
16 21 (6.50%) RESTful
17 17 (5.26%) Entity Framework
18 15 (4.64%) Swagger
19 14 (4.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (3.10%) Hybrid Cloud
4 9 (2.79%) Hedge funds
5 4 (1.24%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (1.24%) Online Banking
5 4 (1.24%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (1.24%) Social Media
6 3 (0.93%) Public Cloud
6 3 (0.93%) User Experience
7 2 (0.62%) Augmented Reality
7 2 (0.62%) Cloud Native
7 2 (0.62%) EPoS
7 2 (0.62%) Equities
7 2 (0.62%) Fixed Income
7 2 (0.62%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.31%) FMCG
8 1 (0.31%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.31%) NHS
8 1 (0.31%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 58 (17.96%) Windows
2 34 (10.53%) Linux
3 10 (3.10%) VMS
4 9 (2.79%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.86%) Android
6 4 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.93%) CentOS
7 3 (0.93%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.93%) Unix
8 2 (0.62%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.62%) Mesosphere
9 1 (0.31%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (53.25%) DevOps
2 169 (52.32%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (30.96%) TDD
4 70 (21.67%) Continuous Integration
5 68 (21.05%) MVC
6 65 (20.12%) BDD
7 63 (19.50%) Scrum
8 61 (18.89%) Test Automation
9 44 (13.62%) Unit Testing
10 41 (12.69%) Continuous Delivery
11 37 (11.46%) Microservices
12 30 (9.29%) Deployment Automation
12 30 (9.29%) Problem-Solving
12 30 (9.29%) SOLID
13 27 (8.36%) E-Commerce
14 25 (7.74%) Configuration Management
15 24 (7.43%) Software Engineering
16 23 (7.12%) Business Intelligence
16 23 (7.12%) Continuous Deployment
17 22 (6.81%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 184 (56.97%) C#
2 108 (33.44%) PowerShell
3 94 (29.10%) SQL
4 63 (19.50%) JavaScript
5 27 (8.36%) Java
6 25 (7.74%) Python
7 17 (5.26%) Bash Shell
8 12 (3.72%) T-SQL
9 8 (2.48%) U-SQL
10 7 (2.17%) Go
11 4 (1.24%) Clipper
11 4 (1.24%) Perl
11 4 (1.24%) R
12 3 (0.93%) Clojure
13 2 (0.62%) ANSI SQL
13 2 (0.62%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 2 (0.62%) Groovy
13 2 (0.62%) Ruby
13 2 (0.62%) Scala
13 2 (0.62%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (1.55%) Degree
2 4 (1.24%) SC Cleared
2 4 (1.24%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.62%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.31%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.31%) MCSA
4 1 (0.31%) MCSE
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.31%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.81%) QA
System Software
1 53 (16.41%) Docker
2 6 (1.86%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.86%) vCloud
3 5 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.93%) KVM
4 3 (0.93%) oVirt
5 2 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 45 (13.93%) Kubernetes
2 44 (13.62%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (12.07%) Puppet
4 35 (10.84%) Ansible
5 28 (8.67%) Terraform
6 8 (2.48%) Single Sign-On
7 6 (1.86%) SCCM
8 5 (1.55%) BladeLogic
8 5 (1.55%) Consul
8 5 (1.55%) logstash
9 3 (0.93%) Automic
9 3 (0.93%) Graphite
9 3 (0.93%) Kibana
9 3 (0.93%) Packer
9 3 (0.93%) Pingdom
9 3 (0.93%) Prometheus
9 3 (0.93%) WSUS
9 3 (0.93%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.31%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.31%) Istio
Vendors
1 76 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.33%) New Relic
2 14 (4.33%) Xamarin
3 12 (3.72%) Oracle
4 11 (3.41%) Cognos
4 11 (3.41%) Sitecore
5 10 (3.10%) MicroStrategy
5 10 (3.10%) Splunk
5 10 (3.10%) Tableau
6 8 (2.48%) Google
7 5 (1.55%) Altiris
7 5 (1.55%) VMware
8 4 (1.24%) Kofax
9 3 (0.93%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.93%) F5
10 2 (0.62%) BMC
10 2 (0.62%) DevExpress
10 2 (0.62%) MuleSoft
10 2 (0.62%) SaltStack
11 1 (0.31%) Veracode