Period
to 26 September 2017

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 26 September 2017 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
26 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 268 337 333
Rank change year-on-year +69 -4 -
Contract jobs citing Octopus Deploy 29 29 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 0.26% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.46% 1.15% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 19
North of England median daily rate £375 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.32% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £304 £313 £313
90th Percentile £447 £438 £438
England median daily rate £463 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +8.82% +6.25% -3.03%
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 1981 2526 2299
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 17.68% 15.93% 14.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1367 1704 1503
North of England median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £299 £281 £265
90th Percentile £525 £500 £522
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 48 50
North of England median hourly rate £40.50 £36.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.20% -2.00% +10.29%
10th Percentile £35.00 £25.48 £31.30
90th Percentile £47.08 £43.30 £43.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year +2.41% +9.21% +1.33%

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 26 September 2017.

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 26 September 2017. 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 +32 15 £350 -7.89% 4
North West +29 14 £375 -2.60% 2
Octopus Deploy
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Octopus Deploy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North of England region with a requirement for Octopus Deploy.

1 17 (58.62%) .NET
2 16 (55.17%) SQL Server
3 15 (51.72%) C#
4 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (44.83%) AngularJS
6 12 (41.38%) SQL
7 11 (37.93%) ASP.NET
7 11 (37.93%) TDD
7 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
7 11 (37.93%) TeamCity
8 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
8 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (31.03%) MVC
9 8 (27.59%) SOA
9 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (24.14%) DevOps
10 7 (24.14%) Scrum
10 7 (24.14%) .NET Framework
11 6 (20.69%) Selenium
11 6 (20.69%) Finance
11 6 (20.69%) CMS
11 6 (20.69%) Windows
11 6 (20.69%) T-SQL
11 6 (20.69%) Test Automation
11 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (17.24%) Sitecore
12 5 (17.24%) ETL
12 5 (17.24%) Microsoft

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 6 (20.69%) CMS
2 4 (13.79%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (10.34%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (10.34%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (10.34%) IIS
3 3 (10.34%) NServiceBus
3 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.90%) Apache Solr
4 2 (6.90%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.34%) GitHub
2 3 (10.34%) SaaS
3 2 (6.90%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.45%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.45%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (3.45%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) IPsec
1 2 (6.90%) VPN
2 1 (3.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (55.17%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (10.34%) MongoDB
4 3 (10.34%) NoSQL
4 3 (10.34%) QlikView
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) TeamCity
2 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
3 6 (20.69%) Selenium
4 3 (10.34%) Bitbucket
4 3 (10.34%) gulp
4 3 (10.34%) JIRA
4 3 (10.34%) Protractor
4 3 (10.34%) SpecFlow
4 3 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
5 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (3.45%) Moq
6 1 (3.45%) MSTest
6 1 (3.45%) NUnit
6 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (68.97%) Developer
2 11 (37.93%) .NET Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Senior Developer
4 5 (17.24%) SQL Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Lead .NET Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Lead Developer
6 3 (10.34%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (10.34%) C# Developer
6 3 (10.34%) CRM Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Senior SQL Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) AWS DevOps
7 2 (6.90%) Azure DevOps
7 2 (6.90%) Azure Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 2 (6.90%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Tester
7 2 (6.90%) Windows Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (58.62%) .NET
2 13 (44.83%) AngularJS
3 11 (37.93%) ASP.NET
4 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (24.14%) .NET Framework
7 3 (10.34%) Angular 2
7 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Core
7 3 (10.34%) CSS
7 3 (10.34%) CSS3
7 3 (10.34%) Entity Framework
7 3 (10.34%) HTML
7 3 (10.34%) HTML5
7 3 (10.34%) RESTful
7 3 (10.34%) Sass
7 3 (10.34%) SOAP
7 3 (10.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (10.34%) Web Services
8 2 (6.90%) jQuery
8 2 (6.90%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.90%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
2 4 (13.79%) Windows Server
3 3 (10.34%) Linux
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (37.93%) TDD
3 9 (31.03%) MVC
4 8 (27.59%) SOA
5 7 (24.14%) DevOps
5 7 (24.14%) Scrum
6 6 (20.69%) Test Automation
7 5 (17.24%) ETL
7 5 (17.24%) Microservices
8 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (10.34%) Asset Management
9 3 (10.34%) CQRS
9 3 (10.34%) CRM
9 3 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (10.34%) Regression Testing
9 3 (10.34%) SDLC
9 3 (10.34%) Web Development
9 3 (10.34%) Workflow
10 2 (6.90%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) C#
2 12 (41.38%) SQL
3 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
4 6 (20.69%) T-SQL
5 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
5 3 (10.34%) TypeScript
6 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
6 2 (6.90%) Python
6 2 (6.90%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) MCITP
1 3 (10.34%) MCSE
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.45%) Docker
3 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Terraform
2 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
1 5 (17.24%) Sitecore
2 3 (10.34%) RedGate
2 3 (10.34%) VMware