Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 12 December 2018 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 138 151
Rank change year-on-year +18 +13 -
Contract jobs citing Octopus Deploy 35 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.09% 0.10% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.96% 0.57% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 1 2
Manchester median daily rate £375 £450 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +18.42% -
10th Percentile £300 £450 £336
90th Percentile £433 £450 £428
North West median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +41.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West 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 Manchester with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 706 527 535
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 22.03% 18.08% 15.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 361 377
Manchester median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £290 £303
90th Percentile £613 £550 £500
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 6
Manchester median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.75% - +6.67%
North West median hourly rate £39.25 £41.88 £40.00
% change year-on-year -6.27% +4.69% +6.67%

Octopus Deploy
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Octopus Deploy in Manchester

Octopus Deploy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Octopus Deploy in Manchester

Octopus Deploy
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Octopus Deploy in Manchester over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Octopus Deploy in Manchester

Octopus Deploy
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 6 months to 12 December 2018. 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
Altrincham - 1 - -
Stockport - 1 £425 -
Octopus Deploy
North West

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Octopus Deploy.

1 29 (82.86%) .NET
2 25 (71.43%) TDD
3 21 (60.00%) MVC
3 21 (60.00%) TeamCity
4 19 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (51.43%) Microsoft Azure
6 14 (40.00%) JIRA
6 14 (40.00%) BDD
7 13 (37.14%) Scrum
7 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
8 11 (31.43%) Web Services
8 11 (31.43%) Selenium
9 10 (28.57%) RESTful
9 10 (28.57%) SQL
9 10 (28.57%) C#
10 9 (25.71%) QA
11 8 (22.86%) AngularJS
12 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (20.00%) SDLC
12 7 (20.00%) SOLID
12 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
13 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
13 6 (17.14%) E-Commerce
13 6 (17.14%) .NET Core
13 6 (17.14%) Jenkins
14 5 (14.29%) Dapper ORM
14 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET
14 5 (14.29%) Test Automation
14 5 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
14 5 (14.29%) .NET Framework

Octopus Deploy
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (5.71%) Confluence
1 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (51.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (11.43%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (5.71%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (5.71%) GitHub
4 2 (5.71%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (8.57%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.86%) MySQL
4 1 (2.86%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 21 (60.00%) TeamCity
2 14 (40.00%) JIRA
3 11 (31.43%) Selenium
4 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 6 (17.14%) Jenkins
6 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (5.71%) GitLab
7 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (2.86%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
1 2 (5.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (77.14%) Developer
2 24 (68.57%) .NET Developer
3 7 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 7 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (8.57%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Azure DevOps
6 2 (5.71%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.71%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Agile Developer
7 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Azure Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) IT Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (82.86%) .NET
2 11 (31.43%) Web Services
3 10 (28.57%) RESTful
4 8 (22.86%) AngularJS
5 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (17.14%) .NET Core
7 5 (14.29%) .NET Framework
7 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET
7 5 (14.29%) Dapper ORM
8 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (8.57%) React
10 2 (5.71%) Angular 2
10 2 (5.71%) Spring
10 2 (5.71%) Spring MVC
11 1 (2.86%) CSS
11 1 (2.86%) Entity Framework
11 1 (2.86%) HTML
11 1 (2.86%) jQuery
11 1 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
11 1 (2.86%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Cloud Native
2 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.86%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (71.43%) TDD
2 21 (60.00%) MVC
3 19 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (40.00%) BDD
5 13 (37.14%) Scrum
6 7 (20.00%) SDLC
6 7 (20.00%) SOLID
7 6 (17.14%) E-Commerce
8 5 (14.29%) Test Automation
9 4 (11.43%) CQRS
9 4 (11.43%) DevOps
9 4 (11.43%) Low Latency
9 4 (11.43%) Refactoring
9 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
10 2 (5.71%) Build Automation
10 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 2 (5.71%) Kanban
10 2 (5.71%) Presales
10 2 (5.71%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) C#
1 10 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) Java
2 2 (5.71%) Java 8
2 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.86%) C
3 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.71%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Ansible
1 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco