Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 434 585 761
Rank change year-on-year +151 +176 +42
Contract jobs citing Octopus Deploy 498 297 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.53% 0.30% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.80% 1.83% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 222 92
England median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -3.32%
10th Percentile £350 £350 £325
90th Percentile £625 £538 £500
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
England median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £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 17805 16194 14943
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.77% 16.56% 14.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 12484 10960 10035
England median daily rate £457 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.41% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £313 £304 £280
90th Percentile £606 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 269 232 284
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28.95 £26.16 £23.83
90th Percentile £60.00 £53.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +142 373 £493 +6.49% 52
North of England +87 50 £413 +8.55% 14
South East +2 35 £400 +5.26% 8
Yorkshire +27 24 £338 -9.40% 10
Midlands +34 23 £475 +46.15% 4
East Midlands +4 14 £475 +46.15% 1
North West +29 13 £388 -8.82% 3
North East - 13 £413 - 1
East of England -15 10 £413 +22.22% 1
West Midlands +31 9 £525 +61.54% 1
South West -47 7 £500 +33.33% 5
Octopus Deploy
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Octopus Deploy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Octopus Deploy.

1 384 (77.11%) TeamCity
2 322 (64.66%) .NET
3 283 (56.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 270 (54.22%) Agile Software Development
5 260 (52.21%) DevOps
6 245 (49.20%) C#
7 209 (41.97%) PowerShell
8 191 (38.35%) Continuous Integration
9 187 (37.55%) Windows
10 177 (35.54%) Git (software)
11 176 (35.34%) SQL Server
12 167 (33.53%) TDD
13 163 (32.73%) MVC
14 160 (32.13%) Amazon AWS
15 152 (30.52%) Microsoft
16 144 (28.92%) AngularJS
17 137 (27.51%) Scrum
18 123 (24.70%) BDD
19 121 (24.30%) Team Foundation Server
20 119 (23.90%) ASP.NET
21 114 (22.89%) JavaScript
22 109 (21.89%) ASP.NET Web API
23 104 (20.88%) Finance
24 94 (18.88%) Microservices
25 93 (18.67%) ASP.NET MVC
26 88 (17.67%) NoSQL
27 87 (17.47%) SQL
28 86 (17.27%) Software Engineering
29 85 (17.07%) SOLID
30 77 (15.46%) Opscode Chef

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 53 (10.64%) Confluence
2 43 (8.63%) IIS
3 29 (5.82%) Elasticsearch
4 26 (5.22%) OpenStack
5 24 (4.82%) NServiceBus
6 23 (4.62%) CMS
7 13 (2.61%) WebSphere
8 12 (2.41%) Apache
8 12 (2.41%) Tomcat
9 11 (2.21%) Sitecore CMS
10 9 (1.81%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (1.20%) EPiServer
12 5 (1.00%) SharePoint
12 5 (1.00%) Umbraco
13 3 (0.60%) nginx
14 2 (0.40%) Apache Solr
15 1 (0.20%) JBoss
15 1 (0.20%) Kentico
15 1 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.00%) SDL Web 8
3 1 (0.20%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 283 (56.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 160 (32.13%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (5.82%) GitHub
4 14 (2.81%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (1.81%) npm
6 6 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.80%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (0.80%) Route 53
7 4 (0.80%) SaaS
8 3 (0.60%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.40%) BrowserStack
10 1 (0.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.20%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.20%) PaaS
10 1 (0.20%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.01%) Firewall
2 9 (1.81%) DNS
3 5 (1.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.80%) SSL
5 3 (0.60%) Intranet
6 1 (0.20%) IPsec
6 1 (0.20%) Skype
6 1 (0.20%) SMS
6 1 (0.20%) VLAN
6 1 (0.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (35.34%) SQL Server
2 88 (17.67%) NoSQL
3 41 (8.23%) MongoDB
4 38 (7.63%) RavenDB
5 31 (6.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 27 (5.42%) SQL Server 2016
7 25 (5.02%) SQL Server 2012
8 23 (4.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 18 (3.61%) QlikView
10 15 (3.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 15 (3.01%) DocumentDB
11 12 (2.41%) Hadoop
12 11 (2.21%) Relational Database
12 11 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (1.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (1.61%) Big Data
15 6 (1.20%) OLAP
15 6 (1.20%) OLTP
16 4 (0.80%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 384 (77.11%) TeamCity
2 177 (35.54%) Git (software)
3 121 (24.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 70 (14.06%) Jenkins
5 61 (12.25%) JIRA
6 47 (9.44%) NuGet
6 47 (9.44%) SpecFlow
6 47 (9.44%) Visual Studio
7 40 (8.03%) MSBuild
8 39 (7.83%) Visual Studio Team System
9 37 (7.43%) NUnit
10 26 (5.22%) Subversion
11 21 (4.22%) Selenium
12 18 (3.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 17 (3.41%) Hudson
14 16 (3.21%) Rhino Mocks
14 16 (3.21%) Vagrant
15 14 (2.81%) Maven
16 11 (2.21%) Cucumber
17 8 (1.61%) MSTest
General
1 104 (20.88%) Finance
2 57 (11.45%) Banking
3 24 (4.82%) Retail
4 9 (1.81%) Games
4 9 (1.81%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.00%) Law
6 3 (0.60%) Advertising
6 3 (0.60%) Back Office
7 2 (0.40%) Front Office
7 2 (0.40%) Marketing
8 1 (0.20%) Electronics
8 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.20%) Publishing
8 1 (0.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 245 (49.20%) Developer
2 156 (31.33%) .NET Developer
3 146 (29.32%) DevOps Engineer
4 111 (22.29%) C# Developer
5 82 (16.47%) C# .NET Developer
6 75 (15.06%) Azure Engineer
7 62 (12.45%) Windows Engineer
8 59 (11.85%) Azure DevOps
8 59 (11.85%) Windows DevOps Engineer
9 47 (9.44%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 47 (9.44%) Senior Developer
10 40 (8.03%) Angular Developer
11 37 (7.43%) PowerShell Engineer
12 36 (7.23%) ASP.NET Developer
13 32 (6.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 28 (5.62%) Senior C# Developer
15 26 (5.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 26 (5.22%) Full Stack Developer
15 26 (5.22%) Java Developer
16 25 (5.02%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 322 (64.66%) .NET
2 144 (28.92%) AngularJS
3 119 (23.90%) ASP.NET
4 109 (21.89%) ASP.NET Web API
5 93 (18.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 71 (14.26%) Web Services
7 68 (13.65%) REST
8 52 (10.44%) RESTful
9 51 (10.24%) React
10 43 (8.63%) Angular 2
10 43 (8.63%) HTML
11 40 (8.03%) CSS
12 39 (7.83%) .NET Core
13 34 (6.83%) Node.js
14 33 (6.63%) WCF
15 31 (6.22%) ASP.NET Core
16 29 (5.82%) SOAP
17 26 (5.22%) HTML5
18 24 (4.82%) .NET Framework
18 24 (4.82%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.02%) Greenfield Project
2 28 (5.62%) Fintech
3 19 (3.82%) Online Banking
4 16 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (2.81%) Blog
6 12 (2.41%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.41%) Public Cloud
7 8 (1.61%) Data Centre
7 8 (1.61%) User Experience
8 6 (1.20%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (1.00%) Virtual Team
10 4 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.40%) Cloud Native
11 2 (0.40%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (0.20%) Augmented Reality
12 1 (0.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 1 (0.20%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.20%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.20%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 187 (37.55%) Windows
2 70 (14.06%) Windows Server
3 21 (4.22%) Linux
4 10 (2.01%) Unix
5 9 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.20%) Android
8 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.20%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (54.22%) Agile Software Development
2 260 (52.21%) DevOps
3 191 (38.35%) Continuous Integration
4 167 (33.53%) TDD
5 163 (32.73%) MVC
6 137 (27.51%) Scrum
7 123 (24.70%) BDD
8 94 (18.88%) Microservices
9 86 (17.27%) Software Engineering
10 85 (17.07%) SOLID
11 62 (12.45%) E-Commerce
12 58 (11.65%) Continuous Delivery
12 58 (11.65%) Unit Testing
13 57 (11.45%) Configuration Management
14 52 (10.44%) CQRS
15 49 (9.84%) Test Automation
16 41 (8.23%) OO
17 39 (7.83%) Domain-Driven Design
17 39 (7.83%) Pair Programming
18 37 (7.43%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 245 (49.20%) C#
2 209 (41.97%) PowerShell
3 114 (22.89%) JavaScript
4 87 (17.47%) SQL
5 39 (7.83%) Java
6 25 (5.02%) Ruby
7 22 (4.42%) T-SQL
8 17 (3.41%) TypeScript
9 15 (3.01%) Python
10 12 (2.41%) Bash Shell
11 9 (1.81%) Scala
11 9 (1.81%) Shell Script
12 8 (1.61%) F#
12 8 (1.61%) VB.NET
13 6 (1.20%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 6 (1.20%) VB
13 6 (1.20%) VB6
14 5 (1.00%) VBScript
15 3 (0.60%) Bourne shell
15 3 (0.60%) Korn
Qualifications
1 22 (4.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (3.61%) MCITP
2 18 (3.61%) MCSE
3 17 (3.41%) Degree
4 7 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (12.45%) QA
System Software
1 46 (9.24%) Docker
2 29 (5.82%) vCloud
3 5 (1.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.40%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 77 (15.46%) Opscode Chef
2 65 (13.05%) Puppet
3 46 (9.24%) Ansible
4 13 (2.61%) Terraform
5 8 (1.61%) Nagios
6 7 (1.41%) Icinga
7 3 (0.60%) Kibana
7 3 (0.60%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.60%) Mesos
8 2 (0.40%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 152 (30.52%) Microsoft
2 44 (8.84%) Atlassian
3 27 (5.42%) RedGate
4 16 (3.21%) Sitecore
5 13 (2.61%) Oracle
6 12 (2.41%) AppDynamics
6 12 (2.41%) Dynatrace
7 9 (1.81%) New Relic
7 9 (1.81%) Splunk
8 8 (1.61%) VMware
9 7 (1.41%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.20%) Black Duck
10 6 (1.20%) Tableau
11 3 (0.60%) Charles River
11 3 (0.60%) Sonatype
11 3 (0.60%) TOWER Software
12 2 (0.40%) Apigee
12 2 (0.40%) Perforce
12 2 (0.40%) SAP
12 2 (0.40%) WSO2