Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 131 150
Rank change year-on-year +10 +19 -
Contract jobs citing Octopus Deploy 35 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.11% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.94% 0.82% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 2 1
Manchester median daily rate £375 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% -8.82% -
10th Percentile £300 £378 £413
90th Percentile £438 £398 £438
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £385
% change year-on-year +6.67% -2.60% +18.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £54.50 - -

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 709 487 503
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 22.53% 16.90% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 488 324 344
Manchester median daily rate £404 £400 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.94% +2.89% +4.36%
10th Percentile £313 £290 £280
90th Percentile £575 £525 £500
North West median daily rate £420 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 8
Manchester median hourly rate £33.75 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.63% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27.50 £35.00 £26.56
90th Percentile £38.75 £45.50 £42.25
North West median hourly rate £35.63 £40.00 £40.75
% change year-on-year -10.94% -1.84% +8.67%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 24 September 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 28 (80.00%) TDD
1 28 (80.00%) .NET
2 21 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (57.14%) MVC
4 18 (51.43%) TeamCity
5 16 (45.71%) Microsoft Azure
6 15 (42.86%) JIRA
6 15 (42.86%) Scrum
6 15 (42.86%) BDD
7 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
8 12 (34.29%) C#
8 12 (34.29%) Web Services
8 12 (34.29%) Selenium
9 11 (31.43%) RESTful
10 10 (28.57%) QA
10 10 (28.57%) SQL
11 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
11 8 (22.86%) AngularJS
11 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (22.86%) SDLC
12 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
12 7 (20.00%) Test Automation
13 6 (17.14%) SOLID
14 5 (14.29%) Dapper ORM
14 5 (14.29%) Jenkins
14 5 (14.29%) .NET Core
14 5 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
14 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
15 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
15 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering

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
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (45.71%) 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
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (11.43%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.86%) MySQL
4 1 (2.86%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 18 (51.43%) TeamCity
2 15 (42.86%) JIRA
3 12 (34.29%) Selenium
4 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 5 (14.29%) Jenkins
6 2 (5.71%) CruiseControl
6 2 (5.71%) Mercurial
7 1 (2.86%) eggPlant
7 1 (2.86%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (82.86%) Developer
2 24 (68.57%) .NET Developer
3 8 (22.86%) .NET Software Developer
3 8 (22.86%) Software Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.71%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 MVC Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Azure Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) DevOps Developer
7 1 (2.86%) IT Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (80.00%) .NET
2 12 (34.29%) Web Services
3 11 (31.43%) RESTful
4 8 (22.86%) AngularJS
4 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (14.29%) .NET Core
5 5 (14.29%) Dapper ORM
6 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
7 3 (8.57%) .NET Framework
7 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (8.57%) CSS
7 3 (8.57%) HTML
7 3 (8.57%) React
8 2 (5.71%) CSS3
8 2 (5.71%) HTML5
8 2 (5.71%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (5.71%) Spring
8 2 (5.71%) Spring MVC
9 1 (2.86%) jQuery
9 1 (2.86%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Cloud Native
2 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.86%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Linux
1 1 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (80.00%) TDD
2 21 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (57.14%) MVC
4 15 (42.86%) BDD
4 15 (42.86%) Scrum
5 8 (22.86%) SDLC
6 7 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 6 (17.14%) SOLID
8 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
9 4 (11.43%) CQRS
9 4 (11.43%) DevOps
9 4 (11.43%) Kanban
9 4 (11.43%) Low Latency
9 4 (11.43%) Refactoring
9 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
10 2 (5.71%) Deployment Automation
10 2 (5.71%) Domain-Driven Design
10 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 2 (5.71%) Microservices
10 2 (5.71%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) C#
2 10 (28.57%) SQL
3 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.71%) Java
4 2 (5.71%) Java 8
4 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Ansible
1 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) Sitecore