Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 403 444 591
Rank change year-on-year +41 +147 +187
Contract jobs citing Octopus Deploy 564 475 290
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.60% 0.50% 0.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.82% 2.69% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 361 215
England median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £356 £350 £350
90th Percentile £600 £601 £538
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £425
% change year-on-year - +11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
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 19,968 17,688 16,177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.18% 18.71% 16.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,815 12,402 10,950
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 £602 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 210 272 233
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +4.14%
10th Percentile £25.41 £29.00 £26.12
90th Percentile £55.10 £58.75 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 17 November 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 -22 302 £513 +4.06% 77
North of England +48 120 £400 -3.03% 31
South East +32 76 £448 +11.88% 29
North West +44 66 £400 +3.23% 22
Yorkshire +14 46 £400 +18.52% 8
Midlands -13 28 £475 - 7
South West -10 22 £455 -9.00% 10
East Midlands +11 14 £413 -13.16% 4
East of England +5 14 £481 +16.67% 12
West Midlands -18 14 £570 +8.57% 3
North East -8 8 £483 +16.97% 1
South Coast - 1 - -
Octopus Deploy
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 386 (68.44%) .NET
2 379 (67.20%) TeamCity
3 355 (62.94%) Agile Software Development
4 344 (60.99%) C#
5 268 (47.52%) DevOps
6 266 (47.16%) Microsoft Azure
7 193 (34.22%) Git (software)
8 190 (33.69%) TDD
9 186 (32.98%) Amazon AWS
10 179 (31.74%) MVC
11 176 (31.21%) Continuous Integration
12 173 (30.67%) JavaScript
13 169 (29.96%) AngularJS
14 157 (27.84%) ASP.NET
15 150 (26.60%) SQL Server
16 149 (26.42%) ASP.NET Web API
17 147 (26.06%) SQL
17 147 (26.06%) Scrum
18 140 (24.82%) Microsoft
19 139 (24.65%) PowerShell
20 121 (21.45%) Jenkins
21 116 (20.57%) Windows
22 114 (20.21%) .NET Core
23 112 (19.86%) Finance
24 110 (19.50%) Microservices
25 103 (18.26%) Selenium
26 102 (18.09%) Docker
27 99 (17.55%) Web Services
28 98 (17.38%) ASP.NET MVC
29 95 (16.84%) 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 40 (7.09%) Umbraco
2 37 (6.56%) CMS
2 37 (6.56%) Confluence
3 34 (6.03%) SharePoint
4 24 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
5 21 (3.72%) IIS
6 15 (2.66%) BizTalk Server
7 11 (1.95%) NServiceBus
8 6 (1.06%) EPiServer
8 6 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (0.89%) Apache
9 5 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (0.89%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (0.71%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.35%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.35%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.35%) WordPress
13 1 (0.18%) Kentico
Applications
1 9 (1.60%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 20 (3.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.53%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.35%) Bloomberg AIM
3 2 (0.35%) Eagle PACE
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.35%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 266 (47.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 186 (32.98%) Amazon AWS
3 50 (8.87%) IaaS
4 46 (8.16%) PaaS
5 37 (6.56%) SaaS
6 28 (4.96%) GitHub
7 25 (4.43%) Dynamics 365
8 23 (4.08%) Serverless
9 22 (3.90%) Google Cloud Platform
10 21 (3.72%) AWS CloudFormation
11 17 (3.01%) Amazon EC2
11 17 (3.01%) AWS Lambda
12 16 (2.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 14 (2.48%) Amazon SQS
14 13 (2.30%) Amazon S3
15 12 (2.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 12 (2.13%) Route 53
16 11 (1.95%) npm
17 10 (1.77%) Office 365
18 9 (1.60%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.08%) Firewall
2 20 (3.55%) DNS
3 13 (2.30%) ICMP
3 13 (2.30%) TCP/IP
3 13 (2.30%) VPN
4 2 (0.35%) DHCP
4 2 (0.35%) Internet
5 1 (0.18%) FIX Connectivity
5 1 (0.18%) HTTP
5 1 (0.18%) Intranet
5 1 (0.18%) Network Security
5 1 (0.18%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (26.60%) SQL Server
2 37 (6.56%) NoSQL
3 29 (5.14%) SQL Server 2016
4 27 (4.79%) MongoDB
5 23 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 22 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 19 (3.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 15 (2.66%) Azure SQL Database
8 15 (2.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (2.48%) Redis
9 14 (2.48%) Relational Database
10 12 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
10 12 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (1.95%) MySQL
11 11 (1.95%) SQL Server 2014
12 10 (1.77%) Hadoop
12 10 (1.77%) RDBMS
13 8 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (1.42%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 379 (67.20%) TeamCity
2 193 (34.22%) Git (software)
3 121 (21.45%) Jenkins
4 103 (18.26%) Selenium
5 92 (16.31%) Visual Studio Team System
6 91 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 85 (15.07%) JIRA
8 72 (12.77%) Visual Studio
9 43 (7.62%) SpecFlow
10 40 (7.09%) Bitbucket
11 38 (6.74%) GitLab
12 32 (5.67%) MSBuild
13 30 (5.32%) Cucumber
14 23 (4.08%) SonarQube
15 21 (3.72%) NUnit
16 19 (3.37%) gulp
17 18 (3.19%) Artifactory
18 16 (2.84%) JMeter
19 14 (2.48%) Maven
20 13 (2.30%) JUnit
General
1 112 (19.86%) Finance
2 30 (5.32%) Banking
3 22 (3.90%) Front Office
3 22 (3.90%) Retail
4 9 (1.60%) Back Office
5 7 (1.24%) Marketing
6 6 (1.06%) Corporate Banking
6 6 (1.06%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.89%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.53%) Law
8 3 (0.53%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.35%) Advertising
9 2 (0.35%) Automotive
9 2 (0.35%) Electronics
9 2 (0.35%) Legal
9 2 (0.35%) Private Banking
9 2 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 324 (57.45%) Developer
2 221 (39.18%) .NET Developer
3 109 (19.33%) C# Developer
4 108 (19.15%) DevOps Engineer
5 80 (14.18%) C# .NET Developer
6 53 (9.40%) Senior Developer
7 41 (7.27%) Angular Developer
8 39 (6.91%) Azure Engineer
9 37 (6.56%) Software Developer
10 34 (6.03%) .NET Software Developer
10 34 (6.03%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 33 (5.85%) Senior .NET Developer
12 29 (5.14%) ASP.NET Developer
12 29 (5.14%) Azure DevOps
13 28 (4.96%) AWS Developer
13 28 (4.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 27 (4.79%) Azure DevOps Engineer
15 25 (4.43%) AWS DevOps
16 23 (4.08%) C# Software Developer
17 22 (3.90%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 386 (68.44%) .NET
2 169 (29.96%) AngularJS
3 157 (27.84%) ASP.NET
4 149 (26.42%) ASP.NET Web API
5 114 (20.21%) .NET Core
6 99 (17.55%) Web Services
7 98 (17.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 72 (12.77%) CSS
9 67 (11.88%) HTML
10 57 (10.11%) RESTful
11 55 (9.75%) .NET Framework
12 49 (8.69%) Angular 2
13 47 (8.33%) jQuery
14 46 (8.16%) REST
15 44 (7.80%) SOAP
16 43 (7.62%) React
17 40 (7.09%) Entity Framework
18 39 (6.91%) HTML5
19 38 (6.74%) WCF
20 30 (5.32%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 59 (10.46%) Greenfield Project
2 33 (5.85%) Public Cloud
3 31 (5.50%) Fintech
4 30 (5.32%) User Experience
5 25 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (3.90%) Derivative
7 20 (3.55%) Equities
7 20 (3.55%) Fixed Income
8 18 (3.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 18 (3.19%) Management Information System
9 13 (2.30%) Exotic Derivative
9 13 (2.30%) Hedge funds
10 12 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
10 12 (2.13%) Mobile App
11 11 (1.95%) Computer Science
12 10 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (1.24%) Data Centre
14 6 (1.06%) Online Banking
15 5 (0.89%) Tandem
16 4 (0.71%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 116 (20.57%) Windows
2 60 (10.64%) Windows Server
3 55 (9.75%) Linux
4 15 (2.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (1.95%) Unix
8 9 (1.60%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.71%) VMS
10 2 (0.35%) Android
11 1 (0.18%) CentOS
11 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 355 (62.94%) Agile Software Development
2 268 (47.52%) DevOps
3 190 (33.69%) TDD
4 179 (31.74%) MVC
5 176 (31.21%) Continuous Integration
6 147 (26.06%) Scrum
7 110 (19.50%) Microservices
8 95 (16.84%) Test Automation
9 92 (16.31%) BDD
10 74 (13.12%) Unit Testing
11 68 (12.06%) Deployment Automation
12 62 (10.99%) Web Development
13 57 (10.11%) Mentoring
13 57 (10.11%) Software Engineering
14 55 (9.75%) Continuous Delivery
14 55 (9.75%) SOLID
15 54 (9.57%) Asset Management
16 51 (9.04%) Kanban
17 48 (8.51%) Problem-Solving
18 46 (8.16%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 344 (60.99%) C#
2 173 (30.67%) JavaScript
3 147 (26.06%) SQL
4 139 (24.65%) PowerShell
5 46 (8.16%) Java
6 27 (4.79%) TypeScript
7 26 (4.61%) Bash Shell
8 20 (3.55%) Python
8 20 (3.55%) T-SQL
9 7 (1.24%) PHP
10 6 (1.06%) C
11 5 (0.89%) ES6
11 5 (0.89%) Ruby
11 5 (0.89%) VBA
12 4 (0.71%) Perl
13 3 (0.53%) Go
13 3 (0.53%) VB
13 3 (0.53%) XAML
14 2 (0.35%) Java 8
14 2 (0.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (3.55%) Security Cleared
2 18 (3.19%) SC Cleared
3 12 (2.13%) Degree
4 7 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.53%) MCITP
6 3 (0.53%) MCSE
7 2 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.18%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.18%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.18%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (7.27%) QA
2 3 (0.53%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.18%) GDPR
System Software
1 102 (18.09%) Docker
2 13 (2.30%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (1.77%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.89%) vSphere
5 4 (0.71%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.71%) vCloud
6 2 (0.35%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 64 (11.35%) Kubernetes
2 57 (10.11%) Ansible
3 48 (8.51%) Puppet
4 47 (8.33%) Terraform
5 33 (5.85%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (2.66%) Nagios
7 12 (2.13%) CloudForms
7 12 (2.13%) SCOrch
8 6 (1.06%) Grafana
9 5 (0.89%) Kibana
9 5 (0.89%) vRealize
9 5 (0.89%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 4 (0.71%) Consul
11 3 (0.53%) Packer
11 3 (0.53%) Single Sign-On
12 2 (0.35%) Failover Clustering
12 2 (0.35%) logstash
12 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Clustering
12 2 (0.35%) Rancher
12 2 (0.35%) Salt
Vendors
1 140 (24.82%) Microsoft
2 21 (3.72%) AppDynamics
3 20 (3.55%) New Relic
4 18 (3.19%) Sitecore
5 17 (3.01%) Splunk
6 16 (2.84%) RedGate
7 15 (2.66%) Oracle
7 15 (2.66%) VMware
8 14 (2.48%) Atlassian
9 11 (1.95%) Google
10 10 (1.77%) Dynatrace
11 9 (1.60%) Micro Focus
12 8 (1.42%) Charles River
13 6 (1.06%) DevExpress
13 6 (1.06%) IBM
13 6 (1.06%) Xamarin
14 5 (0.89%) Tableau
15 4 (0.71%) SendGrid
16 3 (0.53%) Guidewire
16 3 (0.53%) MuleSoft