Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 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
22 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 344 314 323
Rank change year-on-year -30 +9 -17
Contract jobs citing Octopus Deploy 102 138 320
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.46% 0.60% 0.76%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.48% 2.98% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 102 247
10th Percentile £425 £488 £400
25th Percentile £463 £500 £456
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £681 £663 £588
90th Percentile £775 £800 £625
England median daily rate £500 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -

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 4,113 4,633 9,107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 18.48% 20.05% 21.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,899 3,374 6,633
10th Percentile £363 £375 £364
25th Percentile £431 £438 £438
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £525 £525
75th Percentile £615 £613 £600
90th Percentile £688 £688 £675
England median daily rate £490 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -2.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 39 37
10th Percentile £37.05 £32.70 £21.85
25th Percentile £52.75 £44.63 £31.50
Median hourly rate £65.00 £54.00 £36.67
Median % change year-on-year +20.37% +47.26% -18.51%
75th Percentile £68.00 £67.52 £52.50
90th Percentile £68.36 £78.75 £54.85
England median hourly rate £47.47 £47.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -0.06% +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 22 April 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 22 April 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 +73 50 £563 +9.22% 17
East London - 2 £465 - 11
Octopus Deploy
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 80 (78.43%) Azure
2 77 (75.49%) .NET
3 75 (73.53%) DevOps
4 62 (60.78%) TDD
5 61 (59.80%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 50 (49.02%) Analytics
8 48 (47.06%) C#
8 48 (47.06%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 45 (44.12%) PowerShell
10 42 (41.18%) SQL
11 40 (39.22%) Continuous Integration
12 36 (35.29%) Microsoft
12 36 (35.29%) SQL Server
13 35 (34.31%) ASP.NET
13 35 (34.31%) JavaScript
13 35 (34.31%) Active Directory
14 33 (32.35%) AngularJS
14 33 (32.35%) Problem-Solving
15 32 (31.37%) Azure Active Directory
15 32 (31.37%) QA
15 32 (31.37%) BDD
15 32 (31.37%) Finance
16 31 (30.39%) React
17 30 (29.41%) SharePoint
18 29 (28.43%) Git (software)
19 28 (27.45%) TeamCity
19 28 (27.45%) Software Engineering
19 28 (27.45%) ASP.NET Core
20 27 (26.47%) Deployment Automation

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 30 (29.41%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.92%) GlassFish
2 4 (3.92%) JBoss
2 4 (3.92%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.92%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.92%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (1.96%) IIS
4 1 (0.98%) Apache
4 1 (0.98%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.98%) CMS
4 1 (0.98%) Confluence
4 1 (0.98%) Drupal
4 1 (0.98%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.98%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (1.96%) Salerio
Cloud Services
1 80 (78.43%) Azure
2 32 (31.37%) Azure Active Directory
3 26 (25.49%) Power Platform
4 4 (3.92%) AWS
4 4 (3.92%) PaaS
5 3 (2.94%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (2.94%) IaaS
6 2 (1.96%) Azure Key Vault
6 2 (1.96%) Azure Logic Apps
6 2 (1.96%) Boomi
6 2 (1.96%) Google Play
7 1 (0.98%) Azure Functions
7 1 (0.98%) Azure Service Bus
7 1 (0.98%) Azure Service Fabric
7 1 (0.98%) GCP
7 1 (0.98%) GitHub
7 1 (0.98%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.98%) npm
7 1 (0.98%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.98%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.94%) DNS
1 3 (2.94%) Firewall
1 3 (2.94%) VSAN
2 1 (0.98%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 26 (25.49%) Power BI
3 20 (19.61%) Tableau
3 20 (19.61%) Tableau Desktop
3 20 (19.61%) Tableau Server
4 4 (3.92%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.94%) InfluxDB
5 3 (2.94%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.96%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.98%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.98%) Big Data
7 1 (0.98%) Bigtable
7 1 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.98%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.98%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 29 (28.43%) Git (software)
2 28 (27.45%) TeamCity
3 13 (12.75%) JIRA
3 13 (12.75%) Subversion
4 11 (10.78%) Jenkins
5 8 (7.84%) JUnit
6 7 (6.86%) Maven
7 6 (5.88%) git-flow
8 4 (3.92%) Ant
9 2 (1.96%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.96%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.96%) JMeter
9 2 (1.96%) Selenium
9 2 (1.96%) SonarQube
9 2 (1.96%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.98%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.98%) Gradle
10 1 (0.98%) gulp
10 1 (0.98%) MSTest
General
1 32 (31.37%) Finance
2 13 (12.75%) Banking
3 9 (8.82%) Front Office
4 4 (3.92%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.94%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.96%) Back Office
6 2 (1.96%) Retail
7 1 (0.98%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 41 (40.20%) Developer
2 21 (20.59%) Technical Leader
3 19 (18.63%) Analyst
3 19 (18.63%) Analyst Developer
4 13 (12.75%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (8.82%) Azure Engineer
6 8 (7.84%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 7 (6.86%) Risk Analyst
8 6 (5.88%) Asset Management Analyst
8 6 (5.88%) C# Developer
8 6 (5.88%) Principal Developer
8 6 (5.88%) Risk Management Analyst
8 6 (5.88%) SQL Developer
9 5 (4.90%) .NET Developer
9 5 (4.90%) Java Developer
9 5 (4.90%) SharePoint Developer
10 4 (3.92%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (3.92%) Credit Risk Developer
10 4 (3.92%) Credit Risk Java Developer
10 4 (3.92%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (75.49%) .NET
2 35 (34.31%) ASP.NET
3 33 (32.35%) AngularJS
4 31 (30.39%) React
5 28 (27.45%) ASP.NET Core
6 13 (12.75%) .NET Core
7 10 (9.80%) WCF
8 9 (8.82%) WPF
9 7 (6.86%) Node.js
10 6 (5.88%) XML
11 5 (4.90%) .NET Framework
11 5 (4.90%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (4.90%) JMS
11 5 (4.90%) Spring
12 4 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (3.92%) DOM
12 4 (3.92%) Java EE
12 4 (3.92%) jQuery
12 4 (3.92%) SAX
12 4 (3.92%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (25.49%) Greenfield Project
2 24 (23.53%) Self-Motivation
3 20 (19.61%) Fixed Income
4 10 (9.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (7.84%) Derivative
6 4 (3.92%) Credit Risk
7 3 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.96%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.96%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.98%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.98%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.98%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.73%) Windows
2 11 (10.78%) Linux
3 7 (6.86%) Windows Server
4 5 (4.90%) CentOS
5 3 (2.94%) Ubuntu
5 3 (2.94%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (2.94%) Windows Server 2019
6 2 (1.96%) AIX
6 2 (1.96%) Unix
6 2 (1.96%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (73.53%) DevOps
2 62 (60.78%) TDD
3 61 (59.80%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 50 (49.02%) Analytics
6 48 (47.06%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 40 (39.22%) Continuous Integration
8 33 (32.35%) Problem-Solving
9 32 (31.37%) BDD
10 28 (27.45%) Software Engineering
11 27 (26.47%) Deployment Automation
12 26 (25.49%) Business Intelligence
12 26 (25.49%) Mentoring
13 24 (23.53%) SDLC
14 23 (22.55%) Test Automation
15 21 (20.59%) Visualisation
16 20 (19.61%) Critical Thinking
16 20 (19.61%) Data Integration
16 20 (19.61%) Data Visualisation
16 20 (19.61%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 48 (47.06%) C#
2 45 (44.12%) PowerShell
3 42 (41.18%) SQL
4 35 (34.31%) JavaScript
5 27 (26.47%) TypeScript
6 12 (11.76%) Java
7 7 (6.86%) Python
7 7 (6.86%) Shell Script
8 5 (4.90%) Bash Shell
9 4 (3.92%) Java 8
9 4 (3.92%) XPath
10 1 (0.98%) Go
10 1 (0.98%) Groovy
10 1 (0.98%) Ruby
10 1 (0.98%) Scala
10 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (3.92%) SC Cleared
1 4 (3.92%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.98%) Degree
3 1 (0.98%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (31.37%) QA
2 2 (1.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (34.31%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.90%) Docker
3 4 (3.92%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (2.94%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.94%) Samba
4 3 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (8.82%) Terraform
2 8 (7.84%) Puppet
3 6 (5.88%) Kubernetes
4 5 (4.90%) Grafana
5 4 (3.92%) Ansible
5 4 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (2.94%) PowerCLI
6 3 (2.94%) Prometheus
6 3 (2.94%) SCCM
6 3 (2.94%) vCenter Server
7 2 (1.96%) Nagios
8 1 (0.98%) Istio
8 1 (0.98%) Rancher
Vendors
1 36 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.90%) Google
3 3 (2.94%) HP
3 3 (2.94%) New Relic
3 3 (2.94%) ServiceNow
3 3 (2.94%) VMware
4 2 (1.96%) Dell
4 2 (1.96%) IBM
4 2 (1.96%) Linedata
4 2 (1.96%) Oracle
4 2 (1.96%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.96%) Splunk
5 1 (0.98%) Confluent