Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 236 312 350
Rank change year-on-year +76 +38 -51
Contract jobs citing Octopus Deploy 56 28 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 0.51% 0.21% 0.100%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.69% 1.28% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 18 13
North of England median daily rate £410 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.13% -2.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £300 £335 £316
90th Percentile £456 £461 £438
England median daily rate £493 £435 £413
% change year-on-year +13.22% +5.45% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
North of England median hourly rate £45.00 - -
England 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 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 2,080 2,182 2,593
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 18.92% 16.19% 16.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,444 1,455 1,624
North of England median daily rate £410 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +12.59%
10th Percentile £290 £281 £265
90th Percentile £548 £525 £526
England median daily rate £470 £430 £413
% change year-on-year +9.30% +4.24% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 41 65
North of England median hourly rate £41.88 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.69% +6.67% +8.70%
10th Percentile £36.25 £13.50 £25.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £49.75 £40.00
England median hourly rate £43.75 £40.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.36% +1.88% +6.67%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +33 33 £363 -7.05% 12
North East +67 15 £413 +37.50% 1
North West +18 8 £450 +5.88% 7
Octopus Deploy
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 40 (71.43%) .NET
2 37 (66.07%) C#
3 32 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 26 (46.43%) Microsoft
4 26 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (46.43%) AngularJS
5 24 (42.86%) Git (software)
6 23 (41.07%) DevOps
7 22 (39.29%) Microsoft Azure
8 21 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
9 20 (35.71%) SQL
10 19 (33.93%) JavaScript
10 19 (33.93%) TDD
11 18 (32.14%) PowerShell
11 18 (32.14%) .NET Framework
12 17 (30.36%) Scrum
12 17 (30.36%) HTML
12 17 (30.36%) SOA
13 16 (28.57%) ASP.NET
13 16 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
14 15 (26.79%) MVC
14 15 (26.79%) CSS
14 15 (26.79%) Test Automation
14 15 (26.79%) RESTful
15 14 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
15 14 (25.00%) TeamCity
15 14 (25.00%) Visual Studio
15 14 (25.00%) Subversion
15 14 (25.00%) Jenkins
15 14 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery

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 11 (19.64%) Confluence
2 5 (8.93%) CMS
3 4 (7.14%) Umbraco
4 3 (5.36%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (5.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.57%) Apache
5 2 (3.57%) EPiServer
5 2 (3.57%) IIS
5 2 (3.57%) Kentico
5 2 (3.57%) nginx
5 2 (3.57%) NServiceBus
5 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.79%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.79%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (39.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.93%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 21 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (19.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (16.07%) QlikView
6 3 (5.36%) Adabas
6 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 24 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 14 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 14 (25.00%) Subversion
2 14 (25.00%) TeamCity
2 14 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 12 (21.43%) JIRA
4 4 (7.14%) gulp
4 4 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (5.36%) Bitbucket
5 3 (5.36%) Selenium
5 3 (5.36%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (3.57%) Chocolatey
6 2 (3.57%) Protractor
7 1 (1.79%) Grunt
7 1 (1.79%) MSTest
7 1 (1.79%) NUnit
General
1 11 (19.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 36 (64.29%) Developer
2 19 (33.93%) .NET Developer
3 16 (28.57%) Senior Developer
4 14 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (17.86%) Azure DevOps
5 10 (17.86%) SQL Developer
6 9 (16.07%) Senior SQL Developer
7 8 (14.29%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 8 (14.29%) Azure Engineer
7 8 (14.29%) Lead .NET Developer
7 8 (14.29%) Lead Developer
8 7 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (8.93%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (8.93%) C# Developer
9 5 (8.93%) Senior DevOps
9 5 (8.93%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 5 (8.93%) Windows DevOps Engineer
9 5 (8.93%) Windows Engineer
10 3 (5.36%) CRM Developer
10 3 (5.36%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (71.43%) .NET
2 26 (46.43%) AngularJS
3 18 (32.14%) .NET Framework
4 17 (30.36%) HTML
5 16 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 16 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
6 15 (26.79%) CSS
6 15 (26.79%) RESTful
7 12 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (21.43%) CSS3
7 12 (21.43%) HTML5
7 12 (21.43%) Sass
8 11 (19.64%) ASP.NET Core
8 11 (19.64%) JSON
8 11 (19.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 10 (17.86%) Angular 2
10 9 (16.07%) Web Services
11 7 (12.50%) SOAP
12 4 (7.14%) Entity Framework
13 3 (5.36%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.93%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.36%) Cloud Native
4 2 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.21%) Windows
2 11 (19.64%) Linux
3 10 (17.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (41.07%) DevOps
3 19 (33.93%) TDD
4 17 (30.36%) Scrum
4 17 (30.36%) SOA
5 15 (26.79%) MVC
5 15 (26.79%) Test Automation
6 14 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 13 (23.21%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (21.43%) Microservices
9 11 (19.64%) Web Development
10 10 (17.86%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (16.07%) Analytical Thinking
11 9 (16.07%) ETL
11 9 (16.07%) Software Engineering
12 8 (14.29%) Configuration Management
13 3 (5.36%) CRM
13 3 (5.36%) OO
13 3 (5.36%) Unit Testing
13 3 (5.36%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 37 (66.07%) C#
2 20 (35.71%) SQL
3 19 (33.93%) JavaScript
4 18 (32.14%) PowerShell
5 9 (16.07%) Shell Script
6 6 (10.71%) T-SQL
7 4 (7.14%) Java
8 3 (5.36%) TypeScript
9 2 (3.57%) NATURAL
10 1 (1.79%) C++
10 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (16.07%) MCITP
1 9 (16.07%) MCSE
1 9 (16.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (10.71%) Degree
3 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) GDPR
1 2 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Nessus
1 1 (1.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.86%) RedGate
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle
4 2 (3.57%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.79%) Sitecore