Period
to 1 April 2020

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 1 April 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
England > London
6 months to
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 319 321 305
Rank change year-on-year +2 -16 +124
Contract jobs citing Octopus Deploy 155 324 396
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.61% 0.76% 0.85%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.10% 3.46% 4.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 265 328
Median daily rate £531 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +2.44% +7.89%
10th Percentile £474 £400 £375
90th Percentile £800 £625 £661
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England 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 London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 5,006 9,365 9,373
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 19.70% 22.03% 20.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,497 6,817 7,128
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £376 £370 £358
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 50 24
Median hourly rate £48.50 £36.00 £45.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.72% -21.31% +7.65%
10th Percentile £35.00 £24.83 £31.50
90th Percentile £78.75 £53.75 £165.00
Median hourly rate £42.25 £43.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -1.74% -4.44% +9.76%

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 1 April 2020.

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 1 April 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
Central London +16 23 £515 +3.00% 16
West London +34 1 £538 +7.50% 4
South London +22 1 £550 +6.02%
Octopus Deploy
England

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 London region with a requirement for Octopus Deploy.

1 128 (82.58%) TeamCity
2 117 (75.48%) C#
3 116 (74.84%) .NET
4 86 (55.48%) Agile Software Development
5 84 (54.19%) Azure
6 76 (49.03%) AngularJS
6 76 (49.03%) SQL Server
7 66 (42.58%) Microservices
8 65 (41.94%) JavaScript
9 63 (40.65%) Finance
10 61 (39.35%) SQL
11 59 (38.06%) .NET Core
12 57 (36.77%) TDD
13 53 (34.19%) Git (software)
13 53 (34.19%) PowerShell
14 50 (32.26%) ASP.NET
15 44 (28.39%) React
15 44 (28.39%) DevOps
16 43 (27.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 42 (27.10%) AWS
17 42 (27.10%) Microsoft
18 41 (26.45%) Web Services
19 37 (23.87%) Scrum
20 36 (23.23%) BDD
21 33 (21.29%) Front Office
21 33 (21.29%) CSS
22 32 (20.65%) HTML
22 32 (20.65%) Software Engineering
23 30 (19.35%) MVC
23 30 (19.35%) ASP.NET Web API

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 6 (3.87%) IIS
2 5 (3.23%) CMS
3 4 (2.58%) Apache Airflow
3 4 (2.58%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.94%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.94%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.29%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.29%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.65%) Apache
6 1 (0.65%) Mule
6 1 (0.65%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.65%) nginx
6 1 (0.65%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (1.94%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 84 (54.19%) Azure
2 42 (27.10%) AWS
3 24 (15.48%) GitHub
4 21 (13.55%) Power Platform
5 18 (11.61%) PaaS
6 14 (9.03%) IaaS
6 14 (9.03%) Serverless
7 13 (8.39%) Azure Active Directory
8 12 (7.74%) NuGet
8 12 (7.74%) SaaS
9 4 (2.58%) npm
10 2 (1.29%) Azure Functions
11 1 (0.65%) Amazon ECS
11 1 (0.65%) AWS CodeDeploy
11 1 (0.65%) AWS CodePipeline
11 1 (0.65%) AWS Fargate
11 1 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.65%) Datadog
11 1 (0.65%) GCP
11 1 (0.65%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.45%) DHCP
1 10 (6.45%) DNS
2 3 (1.94%) VPN
3 1 (0.65%) Firewall
3 1 (0.65%) SSL
3 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (49.03%) SQL Server
2 43 (27.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 24 (15.48%) Redis
4 23 (14.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 21 (13.55%) OLAP
5 21 (13.55%) Power BI
6 20 (12.90%) MongoDB
6 20 (12.90%) MySQL
7 19 (12.26%) QlikView
8 16 (10.32%) NoSQL
9 6 (3.87%) Hadoop
10 5 (3.23%) Oracle Database
10 5 (3.23%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (2.58%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 4 (2.58%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (2.58%) Data Lake
11 4 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (2.58%) HDInsight
12 3 (1.94%) PowerPivot
12 3 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 128 (82.58%) TeamCity
2 53 (34.19%) Git (software)
3 26 (16.77%) Visual Studio Team System
4 21 (13.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (12.90%) Jenkins
5 20 (12.90%) JIRA
5 20 (12.90%) MSBuild
6 18 (11.61%) Subversion
7 9 (5.81%) Visual Studio
8 5 (3.23%) Selenium
8 5 (3.23%) SpecFlow
9 3 (1.94%) Bitbucket
9 3 (1.94%) Grunt
9 3 (1.94%) gulp
9 3 (1.94%) JUnit
9 3 (1.94%) NUnit
9 3 (1.94%) webpack
10 2 (1.29%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.29%) Jasmine
10 2 (1.29%) WebDriver
General
1 63 (40.65%) Finance
2 33 (21.29%) Front Office
3 18 (11.61%) Banking
4 6 (3.87%) Retail
5 3 (1.94%) Back Office
6 2 (1.29%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.65%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 100 (64.52%) Developer
2 64 (41.29%) .NET Developer
3 34 (21.94%) Angular Developer
4 28 (18.06%) C# Developer
5 18 (11.61%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 18 (11.61%) React Developer
6 15 (9.68%) AWS Developer
7 14 (9.03%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 14 (9.03%) DevOps Engineer
8 13 (8.39%) Senior .NET Developer
8 13 (8.39%) Senior Developer
9 12 (7.74%) C# .NET Developer
9 12 (7.74%) SQL Developer
10 9 (5.81%) Azure Engineer
11 8 (5.16%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 8 (5.16%) JavaScript Developer
12 6 (3.87%) ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (3.87%) Azure DevOps
12 6 (3.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 5 (3.23%) Data Visualisation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (74.84%) .NET
2 76 (49.03%) AngularJS
3 59 (38.06%) .NET Core
4 50 (32.26%) ASP.NET
5 44 (28.39%) React
6 41 (26.45%) Web Services
7 33 (21.29%) CSS
8 32 (20.65%) HTML
9 30 (19.35%) ASP.NET Web API
10 20 (12.90%) Angular 2
10 20 (12.90%) REST
11 17 (10.97%) SOAP
12 16 (10.32%) WPF
13 15 (9.68%) .NET Framework
14 14 (9.03%) WCF
15 12 (7.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 11 (7.10%) Entity Framework
17 10 (6.45%) OAuth
17 10 (6.45%) YAML
18 9 (5.81%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.90%) Hedge funds
2 16 (10.32%) Derivative
3 12 (7.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 11 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (7.10%) Cloud Native
5 4 (2.58%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.58%) User Experience
6 3 (1.94%) Equities
7 2 (1.29%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.65%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.65%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 18 (11.61%) Windows
2 5 (3.23%) Linux
3 4 (2.58%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (55.48%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (42.58%) Microservices
3 57 (36.77%) TDD
4 44 (28.39%) DevOps
5 37 (23.87%) Scrum
6 36 (23.23%) BDD
7 32 (20.65%) Software Engineering
8 30 (19.35%) MVC
9 27 (17.42%) Business Intelligence
10 23 (14.84%) Fund Management
10 23 (14.84%) Unit Testing
11 21 (13.55%) Visualisation
12 20 (12.90%) Artificial Intelligence
12 20 (12.90%) CQRS
12 20 (12.90%) Data Analysis
12 20 (12.90%) Deep Learning
12 20 (12.90%) Machine Learning
12 20 (12.90%) Web Development
13 19 (12.26%) Data Visualisation
14 17 (10.97%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 117 (75.48%) C#
2 65 (41.94%) JavaScript
3 61 (39.35%) SQL
4 53 (34.19%) PowerShell
5 20 (12.90%) F#
6 13 (8.39%) Python
7 10 (6.45%) TypeScript
8 9 (5.81%) T-SQL
9 7 (4.52%) Java
10 4 (2.58%) Scala
10 4 (2.58%) U-SQL
11 3 (1.94%) Ruby
12 2 (1.29%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.65%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.65%) Groovy
13 1 (0.65%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 15 (9.68%) Degree
2 8 (5.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (3.23%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (1.29%) MCSA
4 2 (1.29%) MCSE
4 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.65%) ISEB
5 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.65%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.16%) QA
2 2 (1.29%) MiFID
System Software
1 18 (11.61%) Docker
2 13 (8.39%) Active Directory
3 10 (6.45%) vSphere
4 5 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 28 (18.06%) Kubernetes
2 16 (10.32%) Ansible
3 11 (7.10%) Puppet
4 10 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (5.81%) Terraform
6 3 (1.94%) Control-M
7 1 (0.65%) Nagios
Vendors
1 42 (27.10%) Microsoft
2 19 (12.26%) Tableau
3 16 (10.32%) Cognos
3 16 (10.32%) MicroStrategy
4 9 (5.81%) Oracle
5 6 (3.87%) Splunk
6 5 (3.23%) Sitecore
7 4 (2.58%) Databricks
8 3 (1.94%) Xamarin
9 2 (1.29%) Okta
10 1 (0.65%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.65%) Google
10 1 (0.65%) IBM
10 1 (0.65%) Micro Focus
10 1 (0.65%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.65%) New Relic