Period
to 25 August 2019

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 25 August 2019 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
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 365 338 359
Rank change year-on-year -27 +21 +105
Contract jobs citing Octopus Deploy 205 319 268
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.52% 0.70% 0.62%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.71% 3.14% 3.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 239 210
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £406 £375 £338
90th Percentile £699 £638 £588
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

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 7,564 10,151 8,335
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 19.29% 22.18% 19.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,342 7,531 6,169
London median daily rate £520 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £338
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 24 34
London median hourly rate £47.67 £44.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.72% +36.15% -25.29%
10th Percentile £19.45 £17.00 £21.46
90th Percentile £71.35 £165.00 £53.66
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% -2.37%

Octopus Deploy
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Octopus Deploy in London

Octopus Deploy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Octopus Deploy in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Octopus Deploy in London

Octopus Deploy
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Octopus Deploy in London over the 6 months to 25 August 2019.

Contractor 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 25 August 2019. 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 +13 42 £550 +6.02% 11
South London +35 8 £475 +22.58% 3
East London +17 4 £563 - 6
West London +9 3 £480 -12.73% 14
Octopus Deploy
England

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, 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.

1 164 (80.00%) TeamCity
2 130 (63.41%) Azure
3 128 (62.44%) Agile Software Development
4 123 (60.00%) C#
5 107 (52.20%) DevOps
6 105 (51.22%) .NET
7 80 (39.02%) TDD
7 80 (39.02%) PowerShell
8 71 (34.63%) SQL
9 69 (33.66%) Git (software)
10 59 (28.78%) AngularJS
10 59 (28.78%) Finance
11 52 (25.37%) AWS
12 51 (24.88%) BDD
12 51 (24.88%) Microsoft
13 45 (21.95%) JavaScript
14 44 (21.46%) Scrum
14 44 (21.46%) Visual Studio Team System
15 43 (20.98%) Windows
16 42 (20.49%) SQL Server
16 42 (20.49%) Jenkins
17 40 (19.51%) .NET Core
17 40 (19.51%) MVC
17 40 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
18 36 (17.56%) Unit Testing
18 36 (17.56%) ASP.NET Web API
19 35 (17.07%) REST
20 33 (16.10%) Kubernetes
21 32 (15.61%) Test Automation
21 32 (15.61%) Web Services

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 9 (4.39%) IIS
2 8 (3.90%) Apache Spark
3 7 (3.41%) Confluence
3 7 (3.41%) nginx
3 7 (3.41%) Umbraco
4 6 (2.93%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.95%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.46%) NServiceBus
6 3 (1.46%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.98%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.98%) CMS
7 2 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.49%) Kentico
Applications
1 4 (1.95%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 130 (63.41%) Azure
2 52 (25.37%) AWS
3 18 (8.78%) PaaS
3 18 (8.78%) Serverless
4 17 (8.29%) Power Platform
5 14 (6.83%) Azure Functions
6 10 (4.88%) Azure Data Factory
7 9 (4.39%) GitHub
8 8 (3.90%) Data Lake Analytics
9 7 (3.41%) SaaS
10 6 (2.93%) AWS Lambda
10 6 (2.93%) GCP
11 5 (2.44%) IaaS
12 4 (1.95%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (1.46%) Google App Engine
13 3 (1.46%) Heroku
13 3 (1.46%) Sumo Logic
14 2 (0.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 2 (0.98%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.44%) DNS
1 5 (2.44%) IPv4
2 4 (1.95%) Network Security
3 2 (0.98%) Firewall
4 1 (0.49%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.49%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (20.49%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.29%) Power BI
3 14 (6.83%) Big Data
4 12 (5.85%) Cosmos DB
4 12 (5.85%) NoSQL
5 11 (5.37%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (5.37%) QlikView
5 11 (5.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (4.88%) Azure SQL Database
7 9 (4.39%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 9 (4.39%) Data Lake
7 9 (4.39%) OLAP
8 8 (3.90%) Hadoop
9 7 (3.41%) MongoDB
10 6 (2.93%) Redis
11 5 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (2.44%) Blockchain
12 4 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (1.46%) PowerPivot
13 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 164 (80.00%) TeamCity
2 69 (33.66%) Git (software)
3 44 (21.46%) Visual Studio Team System
4 42 (20.49%) Jenkins
5 31 (15.12%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (8.78%) Selenium
7 12 (5.85%) SpecFlow
8 11 (5.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 11 (5.37%) JIRA
8 11 (5.37%) Visual Studio
9 9 (4.39%) tSQLt
10 7 (3.41%) Bitbucket
10 7 (3.41%) Cucumber
10 7 (3.41%) NUnit
11 5 (2.44%) Moq
11 5 (2.44%) Visual Studio Code
12 4 (1.95%) GitLab
12 4 (1.95%) GoCD
13 3 (1.46%) CircleCI
13 3 (1.46%) MSBuild
General
1 59 (28.78%) Finance
2 21 (10.24%) Retail
3 7 (3.41%) Banking
4 5 (2.44%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.95%) Law
6 3 (1.46%) Marketing
7 2 (0.98%) Back Office
7 2 (0.98%) Games
7 2 (0.98%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.98%) Private Banking
7 2 (0.98%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.49%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 82 (40.00%) Developer
2 65 (31.71%) DevOps Engineer
3 45 (21.95%) .NET Developer
4 42 (20.49%) Azure Engineer
5 34 (16.59%) Azure DevOps
6 32 (15.61%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 23 (11.22%) Angular Developer
8 22 (10.73%) C# Developer
9 21 (10.24%) AWS Developer
10 18 (8.78%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 17 (8.29%) Full Stack Developer
12 13 (6.34%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 13 (6.34%) C# .NET Developer
13 10 (4.88%) Senior Developer
14 8 (3.90%) Data Engineer
15 7 (3.41%) PowerShell Engineer
16 6 (2.93%) Lead DevOps
16 6 (2.93%) SQL Developer
16 6 (2.93%) Windows Engineer
17 5 (2.44%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (51.22%) .NET
2 59 (28.78%) AngularJS
3 40 (19.51%) .NET Core
4 36 (17.56%) ASP.NET Web API
5 35 (17.07%) REST
6 32 (15.61%) Web Services
7 30 (14.63%) HTML
8 27 (13.17%) Angular 2
8 27 (13.17%) ASP.NET
8 27 (13.17%) CSS
9 19 (9.27%) React
9 19 (9.27%) SOAP
10 17 (8.29%) .NET Framework
11 13 (6.34%) RESTful
12 12 (5.85%) RabbitMQ
13 11 (5.37%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (4.39%) Elastic Stack
15 8 (3.90%) ASP.NET Core
15 8 (3.90%) Velocity
16 7 (3.41%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.83%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (5.37%) Hybrid Cloud
4 10 (4.88%) Hedge funds
5 4 (1.95%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (1.95%) Social Media
6 3 (1.46%) Online Banking
6 3 (1.46%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.98%) Augmented Reality
7 2 (0.98%) Equities
7 2 (0.98%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.49%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.49%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.49%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.49%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 43 (20.98%) Windows
2 26 (12.68%) Linux
3 9 (4.39%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.46%) CentOS
5 3 (1.46%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.98%) Unix
7 1 (0.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (62.44%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (52.20%) DevOps
3 80 (39.02%) TDD
4 51 (24.88%) BDD
5 44 (21.46%) Scrum
6 40 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
6 40 (19.51%) MVC
7 36 (17.56%) Unit Testing
8 32 (15.61%) Test Automation
9 25 (12.20%) Microservices
10 23 (11.22%) Problem-Solving
11 22 (10.73%) Business Intelligence
12 21 (10.24%) E-Commerce
12 21 (10.24%) SOLID
13 19 (9.27%) Fintech
14 18 (8.78%) Software Engineering
15 16 (7.80%) Analytics
15 16 (7.80%) Migration
16 14 (6.83%) Deployment Automation
17 12 (5.85%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 123 (60.00%) C#
2 80 (39.02%) PowerShell
3 71 (34.63%) SQL
4 45 (21.95%) JavaScript
5 18 (8.78%) Python
6 12 (5.85%) T-SQL
7 11 (5.37%) Java
8 10 (4.88%) Bash Shell
9 8 (3.90%) U-SQL
10 5 (2.44%) Go
11 4 (1.95%) Clipper
11 4 (1.95%) Perl
11 4 (1.95%) R
12 3 (1.46%) Clojure
12 3 (1.46%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.98%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 2 (0.98%) Scala
14 1 (0.49%) Groovy
14 1 (0.49%) Ruby
14 1 (0.49%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (1.46%) Degree
1 3 (1.46%) SC Cleared
1 3 (1.46%) Security Cleared
2 2 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.49%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.49%) MCSA
3 1 (0.49%) MCSE
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.49%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.39%) QA
System Software
1 28 (13.66%) Docker
2 6 (2.93%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.93%) vCloud
3 3 (1.46%) KVM
3 3 (1.46%) oVirt
3 3 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 33 (16.10%) Kubernetes
2 31 (15.12%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (12.20%) Ansible
4 23 (11.22%) Puppet
4 23 (11.22%) Terraform
5 5 (2.44%) BladeLogic
5 5 (2.44%) logstash
5 5 (2.44%) SCCM
6 4 (1.95%) Kibana
7 3 (1.46%) Graphite
7 3 (1.46%) Pingdom
7 3 (1.46%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.98%) Consul
8 2 (0.98%) Packer
8 2 (0.98%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.98%) WSUS
9 1 (0.49%) Automic
9 1 (0.49%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.49%) Istio
9 1 (0.49%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 51 (24.88%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.85%) Cognos
3 11 (5.37%) MicroStrategy
3 11 (5.37%) Tableau
4 8 (3.90%) Oracle
4 8 (3.90%) Splunk
5 6 (2.93%) Google
6 5 (2.44%) Altiris
7 4 (1.95%) F5
7 4 (1.95%) Kofax
7 4 (1.95%) Sitecore
8 3 (1.46%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.46%) New Relic
8 3 (1.46%) VMware
9 2 (0.98%) DevExpress
9 2 (0.98%) SaltStack
10 1 (0.49%) BISAM
10 1 (0.49%) Cadence
10 1 (0.49%) Pega
10 1 (0.49%) SolarWinds