Period
to 23 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North of England 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 23 July 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
England > North of England
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 231 270 346
Rank change year-on-year +39 +76 -16
Contract jobs citing Octopus Deploy 84 38 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 0.68% 0.34% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.10% 1.83% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 23 15
North of England median daily rate £389 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.67% -3.85% +16.42%
10th Percentile £318 £315 £313
90th Percentile £478 £436 £513
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North of England 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 the North of England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
North of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 2,709 2,078 2,380
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 21.91% 18.62% 14.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,801 1,398 1,608
North of England median daily rate £410 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +1.91% +12.14%
10th Percentile £306 £287 £280
90th Percentile £550 £525 £518
England median daily rate £475 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +6.74% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 70 52
North of England median hourly rate £39.00 £41.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.45% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £27.50 £34.60 £26.95
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.15 £45.42
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50

Octopus Deploy
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing Octopus Deploy as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for Octopus Deploy in the North of England

Octopus Deploy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Octopus Deploy in the North of England

Octopus Deploy
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Octopus Deploy in the North of England over the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Octopus Deploy in the North of England

Octopus Deploy
Contract Job Locations in the North of England

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 North of England region over the 6 months to 23 July 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
Yorkshire +6 51 £375 - 16
North West -4 30 £400 +6.67% 22
North East - 3 £408 - 3
Octopus Deploy
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 North of England region with a requirement for Octopus Deploy.

1 63 (75.00%) .NET
2 62 (73.81%) C#
3 54 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (59.52%) TDD
5 45 (53.57%) SQL Server
6 41 (48.81%) TeamCity
7 40 (47.62%) ASP.NET
7 40 (47.62%) ASP.NET Web API
8 39 (46.43%) JavaScript
9 38 (45.24%) MVC
10 34 (40.48%) Microsoft Azure
11 32 (38.10%) AngularJS
12 31 (36.90%) Scrum
12 31 (36.90%) Microsoft
13 29 (34.52%) Microservices
14 28 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
14 28 (33.33%) HTML
15 27 (32.14%) CSS
16 26 (30.95%) Team Foundation Server
17 23 (27.38%) Git (software)
18 22 (26.19%) Web Services
19 20 (23.81%) SQL
19 20 (23.81%) SQL Server 2012
20 19 (22.62%) HTML5
20 19 (22.62%) RESTful
21 18 (21.43%) Software Engineering
21 18 (21.43%) CSS3
22 17 (20.24%) Web Development
23 16 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
23 16 (19.05%) PowerShell

Octopus Deploy
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 8 (9.52%) CMS
2 4 (4.76%) NServiceBus
3 2 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.38%) Confluence
3 2 (2.38%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.38%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (2.38%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.19%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 34 (40.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (7.14%) npm
4 2 (2.38%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.19%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.38%) DHCP
1 2 (2.38%) FIX Connectivity
2 1 (1.19%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (53.57%) SQL Server
2 20 (23.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (2.38%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.19%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.19%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 41 (48.81%) TeamCity
2 26 (30.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (27.38%) Git (software)
4 12 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 12 (14.29%) MSTest
4 12 (14.29%) NUnit
5 10 (11.90%) Selenium
6 8 (9.52%) JIRA
6 8 (9.52%) webpack
7 4 (4.76%) Protractor
8 3 (3.57%) Mercurial
8 3 (3.57%) SpecFlow
9 2 (2.38%) Bitbucket
9 2 (2.38%) CruiseControl
9 2 (2.38%) gulp
9 2 (2.38%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (2.38%) SonarQube
9 2 (2.38%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.19%) eggPlant
10 1 (1.19%) FitNesse
General
1 13 (15.48%) Finance
2 3 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.19%) Advertising
3 1 (1.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 62 (73.81%) Developer
2 48 (57.14%) .NET Developer
3 34 (40.48%) C# .NET Developer
3 34 (40.48%) C# Developer
4 15 (17.86%) ASP.NET Developer
4 15 (17.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 13 (15.48%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 12 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
6 12 (14.29%) Senior Developer
7 11 (13.10%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 11 (13.10%) Senior C# Developer
8 6 (7.14%) Analyst
8 6 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) CRM Developer
9 4 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 3 (3.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 3 (3.57%) Java Developer
10 3 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (3.57%) Release Analyst
11 2 (2.38%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (75.00%) .NET
2 40 (47.62%) ASP.NET
2 40 (47.62%) ASP.NET Web API
3 32 (38.10%) AngularJS
4 28 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 28 (33.33%) HTML
5 27 (32.14%) CSS
6 22 (26.19%) Web Services
7 19 (22.62%) HTML5
7 19 (22.62%) RESTful
8 18 (21.43%) CSS3
9 16 (19.05%) .NET Core
10 15 (17.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 14 (16.67%) Vue.js
12 13 (15.48%) WCF
13 11 (13.10%) .NET Framework
14 9 (10.71%) ASP.NET Core
14 9 (10.71%) Entity Framework
14 9 (10.71%) jQuery
14 9 (10.71%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.38%) Cloud Native
3 2 (2.38%) Equities
3 2 (2.38%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.19%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.95%) Windows
2 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.38%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.19%) Android
4 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.19%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (59.52%) TDD
3 38 (45.24%) MVC
4 31 (36.90%) Scrum
5 29 (34.52%) Microservices
6 18 (21.43%) Software Engineering
7 17 (20.24%) Web Development
8 16 (19.05%) DevOps
9 12 (14.29%) CQRS
9 12 (14.29%) SOA
10 11 (13.10%) BDD
10 11 (13.10%) OO
10 11 (13.10%) Test Automation
11 10 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (11.90%) Deployment Automation
12 7 (8.33%) Configuration Management
12 7 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
12 7 (8.33%) Unit Testing
13 6 (7.14%) Agile Project Management
13 6 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (73.81%) C#
2 39 (46.43%) JavaScript
3 20 (23.81%) SQL
4 16 (19.05%) PowerShell
5 10 (11.90%) TypeScript
6 5 (5.95%) Java
6 5 (5.95%) T-SQL
7 4 (4.76%) VB
8 2 (2.38%) Java 8
8 2 (2.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (1.19%) Degree
1 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) QA
2 3 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (13.10%) Docker
2 2 (2.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.38%) vSphere
3 1 (1.19%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.57%) Puppet
2 2 (2.38%) Ansible
2 2 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.19%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 31 (36.90%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.95%) Sitecore
3 3 (3.57%) VMware
4 2 (2.38%) BT
4 2 (2.38%) Capita
4 2 (2.38%) Citrix
4 2 (2.38%) Ivanti
4 2 (2.38%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.19%) New Relic