Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 October 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 84 -
Rank change year-on-year -5 - -
Contract jobs citing Octopus Deploy 8 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.55% 0.16% -
As % of the Development Applications category 4.32% 1.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Reading median daily rate £425 £438 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.91% - -
Berkshire median daily rate £500 £438 £365
% change year-on-year +14.29% +19.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire 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 Reading with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 185 146 167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 12.79% 11.56% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 92 94
Reading median daily rate £425 £388 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +1.64% +6.05%
10th Percentile £312 £287 £266
90th Percentile £552 £500 £485
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Reading median hourly rate - £15.00 -
Berkshire median hourly rate £44.50 £33.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +32.84% -16.25% +14.29%

Octopus Deploy
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Octopus Deploy in Reading

Octopus Deploy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Octopus Deploy in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 Reading region with a requirement for Octopus Deploy.

1 6 (75.00%) C#
1 6 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (62.50%) TeamCity
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (50.00%) JMeter
3 4 (50.00%) Selenium
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) SpecFlow
4 3 (37.50%) Bitbucket
4 3 (37.50%) NuGet
4 3 (37.50%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
5 2 (25.00%) .NET Core
5 2 (25.00%) CQL
5 2 (25.00%) SDLC
5 2 (25.00%) Low Latency
5 2 (25.00%) DevOps
5 2 (25.00%) Opsview
5 2 (25.00%) Microservices
5 2 (25.00%) Confluence
5 2 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (25.00%) REST
5 2 (25.00%) Change Control
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
5 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (25.00%) PowerShell

Octopus Deploy
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (25.00%) Confluence
1 2 (25.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (37.50%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (62.50%) TeamCity
3 4 (50.00%) JMeter
3 4 (50.00%) Selenium
4 3 (37.50%) Bitbucket
4 3 (37.50%) SpecFlow
5 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
5 2 (25.00%) JIRA
5 2 (25.00%) Maven
5 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (12.50%) NUnit
General
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Angular Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Core
2 2 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (12.50%) NHibernate
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) System Integration Testing
1 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
2 2 (25.00%) Change Control
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Low Latency
2 2 (25.00%) Microservices
2 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (25.00%) SDLC
2 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) C++
2 2 (25.00%) CQL
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Opsview
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Sitecore
1 2 (25.00%) VMware