Period
to 29 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 29 July 2021 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
England > London
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 393 321 391
Rank change year-on-year -72 +70 -67
Contract jobs citing Octopus Deploy 141 71 212
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.47% 0.45% 0.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.42% 2.15% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 53 180
10th Percentile £449 £425 £400
25th Percentile £498 £488 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £700 £650 £595
90th Percentile £750 £675 £661
England median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%

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 London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 5,815 3,296 8,013
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 19.34% 20.76% 19.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,084 2,417 5,729
10th Percentile £400 £378 £363
25th Percentile £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £641 £625 £600
90th Percentile £713 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £480
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 20 24
10th Percentile £28.50 £32.13 £18.60
25th Percentile £39.00 £45.19 £23.25
Median hourly rate £60.00 £50.75 £48.92
Median % change year-on-year +18.23% +3.75% +11.81%
75th Percentile £68.00 £63.19 £53.75
90th Percentile £69.00 £65.28 £56.20
England median hourly rate £49.50 £47.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +5.88%

Octopus Deploy
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Octopus Deploy in London

Octopus Deploy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for Octopus Deploy in London

Octopus Deploy
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Octopus Deploy in London over the 6 months to 29 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Octopus Deploy in London

Octopus Deploy
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 29 July 2021. 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
Central London +9 49 £563 +12.50% 21
East London - 2 £465 - 8
Octopus Deploy
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, 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 London region with a requirement for Octopus Deploy.

1 106 (75.18%) Azure
2 103 (73.05%) DevOps
3 100 (70.92%) .NET
4 73 (51.77%) C#
5 72 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
6 66 (46.81%) TDD
7 55 (39.01%) Git (software)
8 51 (36.17%) TeamCity
8 51 (36.17%) SQL
9 50 (35.46%) Continuous Improvement
10 48 (34.04%) PowerShell
10 48 (34.04%) Analytics
11 45 (31.91%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 42 (29.79%) SQL Server
13 40 (28.37%) Finance
14 39 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
15 38 (26.95%) BDD
16 37 (26.24%) AngularJS
17 36 (25.53%) Problem-Solving
18 34 (24.11%) ASP.NET
19 33 (23.40%) JavaScript
20 32 (22.70%) Social Skills
21 31 (21.99%) Microsoft
22 30 (21.28%) Software Engineering
22 30 (21.28%) Test Automation
22 30 (21.28%) React
23 29 (20.57%) Power BI
23 29 (20.57%) Power Platform
24 28 (19.86%) QA
24 28 (19.86%) Active Directory

Octopus Deploy
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 28 (19.86%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.84%) Apache Spark
2 4 (2.84%) IIS
3 3 (2.13%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.42%) Apache
4 2 (1.42%) CMS
4 2 (1.42%) IBM Domino
4 2 (1.42%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.42%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.71%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (0.71%) Confluence
5 1 (0.71%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.71%) JBoss
5 1 (0.71%) nginx
5 1 (0.71%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.42%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 106 (75.18%) Azure
2 29 (20.57%) Power Platform
3 26 (18.44%) Azure Active Directory
4 16 (11.35%) AWS
5 10 (7.09%) IaaS
5 10 (7.09%) PaaS
6 8 (5.67%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 8 (5.67%) Azure Service Bus
7 7 (4.96%) Azure Service Fabric
8 5 (3.55%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (2.84%) Azure Data Factory
9 4 (2.84%) GCP
10 3 (2.13%) Azure Key Vault
10 3 (2.13%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (2.13%) SaaS
11 2 (1.42%) Azure Logic Apps
11 2 (1.42%) Boomi
11 2 (1.42%) Google Play
11 2 (1.42%) Serverless
11 2 (1.42%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.13%) Firewall
2 2 (1.42%) Network Security
3 1 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (29.79%) SQL Server
2 29 (20.57%) Power BI
3 23 (16.31%) Tableau
4 21 (14.89%) Tableau Desktop
4 21 (14.89%) Tableau Server
5 7 (4.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (3.55%) Data Lake
6 5 (3.55%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.84%) Big Data
7 4 (2.84%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.84%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.84%) Redis
7 4 (2.84%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (2.13%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.42%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.42%) Neo4j
9 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 55 (39.01%) Git (software)
2 51 (36.17%) TeamCity
3 24 (17.02%) JIRA
4 22 (15.60%) Jenkins
5 10 (7.09%) Subversion
6 9 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (5.67%) Visual Studio
8 7 (4.96%) Bitbucket
9 6 (4.26%) AppVeyor
9 6 (4.26%) git-flow
10 5 (3.55%) JUnit
10 5 (3.55%) NUnit
10 5 (3.55%) SpecFlow
11 4 (2.84%) CircleCI
11 4 (2.84%) Cucumber
11 4 (2.84%) JMeter
11 4 (2.84%) Maven
11 4 (2.84%) Selenium
12 3 (2.13%) Artifactory
12 3 (2.13%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 40 (28.37%) Finance
2 32 (22.70%) Social Skills
3 18 (12.77%) Banking
4 11 (7.80%) Front Office
5 8 (5.67%) Investment Banking
6 6 (4.26%) Billing
7 5 (3.55%) Documentation Skills
8 3 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.42%) Public Sector
9 2 (1.42%) Retail
10 1 (0.71%) Automotive
10 1 (0.71%) Back Office
10 1 (0.71%) Electronics
10 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.71%) Marketing
10 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (43.97%) Developer
2 29 (20.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 24 (17.02%) C# Developer
4 21 (14.89%) Technical Leader
5 20 (14.18%) .NET Developer
6 17 (12.06%) Analyst
7 15 (10.64%) Analyst Developer
8 14 (9.93%) Azure Engineer
9 13 (9.22%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 11 (7.80%) C# .NET Developer
10 11 (7.80%) Cloud Engineer
11 10 (7.09%) Full Stack Developer
12 9 (6.38%) SQL Developer
13 8 (5.67%) AWS DevOps
13 8 (5.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 8 (5.67%) AWS Engineer
13 8 (5.67%) Java Engineer
13 8 (5.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 8 (5.67%) Linux Engineer
13 8 (5.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (70.92%) .NET
2 37 (26.24%) AngularJS
3 34 (24.11%) ASP.NET
4 30 (21.28%) React
5 26 (18.44%) .NET Core
6 25 (17.73%) .NET Framework
7 23 (16.31%) ASP.NET Core
8 13 (9.22%) WCF
9 11 (7.80%) WPF
10 10 (7.09%) Entity Framework
11 9 (6.38%) HTML
11 9 (6.38%) XML
12 8 (5.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (5.67%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (4.96%) Node.js
13 7 (4.96%) Web Services
14 6 (4.26%) JSON
14 6 (4.26%) REST
15 5 (3.55%) HTML5
15 5 (3.55%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.31%) Greenfield Project
2 22 (15.60%) Fixed Income
2 22 (15.60%) Self-Motivation
3 16 (11.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 11 (7.80%) Legacy Applications
5 10 (7.09%) Derivative
6 5 (3.55%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (2.13%) Cloud Native
7 3 (2.13%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.42%) Blog
8 2 (1.42%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.42%) Market Risk
8 2 (1.42%) Social Media
9 1 (0.71%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.71%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.71%) Equities
9 1 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.71%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (13.48%) Linux
2 12 (8.51%) Windows
3 4 (2.84%) CentOS
4 2 (1.42%) AIX
4 2 (1.42%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.42%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (73.05%) DevOps
2 72 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (46.81%) TDD
4 50 (35.46%) Continuous Improvement
5 48 (34.04%) Analytics
6 45 (31.91%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 39 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
8 38 (26.95%) BDD
9 36 (25.53%) Problem-Solving
10 30 (21.28%) Software Engineering
10 30 (21.28%) Test Automation
11 27 (19.15%) Deployment Automation
12 26 (18.44%) Business Intelligence
12 26 (18.44%) SDLC
13 25 (17.73%) Visualisation
14 23 (16.31%) Data Visualisation
14 23 (16.31%) Mentoring
15 22 (15.60%) Data Analysis
16 21 (14.89%) Data Integration
16 21 (14.89%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 73 (51.77%) C#
2 51 (36.17%) SQL
3 48 (34.04%) PowerShell
4 33 (23.40%) JavaScript
5 26 (18.44%) TypeScript
6 17 (12.06%) Java
7 8 (5.67%) Bash Shell
7 8 (5.67%) Python
8 3 (2.13%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.13%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.42%) Go
9 2 (1.42%) Ruby
9 2 (1.42%) Scala
10 1 (0.71%) F#
10 1 (0.71%) Groovy
10 1 (0.71%) Java 8
10 1 (0.71%) VBA
10 1 (0.71%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (3.55%) SC Cleared
1 5 (3.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (19.86%) QA
2 2 (1.42%) COBIT
2 2 (1.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (19.86%) Active Directory
2 12 (8.51%) Docker
3 4 (2.84%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (1.42%) Samba
Systems Management
1 24 (17.02%) Terraform
2 20 (14.18%) Kubernetes
3 18 (12.77%) Ansible
3 18 (12.77%) Puppet
4 15 (10.64%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.13%) Packer
6 2 (1.42%) Grafana
6 2 (1.42%) Istio
6 2 (1.42%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.71%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 1 (0.71%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.71%) Rancher
7 1 (0.71%) Salt
Vendors
1 31 (21.99%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.22%) Google
3 4 (2.84%) ServiceNow
4 2 (1.42%) Cloudera
4 2 (1.42%) Dell
4 2 (1.42%) IBM
4 2 (1.42%) MuleSoft
4 2 (1.42%) New Relic
4 2 (1.42%) Quadient
5 1 (0.71%) Alteryx
5 1 (0.71%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.71%) Cisco
5 1 (0.71%) Confluent
5 1 (0.71%) Databricks
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle
5 1 (0.71%) SAP
5 1 (0.71%) Unisys
5 1 (0.71%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.71%) XebiaLabs