Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 15 December 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 186 185 184
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 +13
Contract jobs citing Octopus Deploy 12 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.23% 0.22% 0.024%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.14% 1.32% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 1
Scotland median daily rate £400 £410 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% -8.89% +28.57%
10th Percentile £366 £325 £425
90th Percentile £480 £588 £475
UK median daily rate £475 £488 £435
% change year-on-year -2.56% +12.07% +8.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £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 Scotland with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,050 833 715
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 20.23% 16.69% 17.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 519 416
Scotland median daily rate £415 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +9.59% +7.35%
10th Percentile £294 £270 £258
90th Percentile £575 £538 £475
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 10
Scotland median hourly rate £39.00 £41.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.02% -3.49% +6.49%
10th Percentile £29.83 £24.13 £14.00
90th Percentile £44.29 £195.00 £48.54
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Octopus Deploy
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Octopus Deploy in Scotland

Octopus Deploy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Octopus Deploy in Scotland

Octopus Deploy
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Octopus Deploy in Scotland over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Octopus Deploy in Scotland

Octopus Deploy
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 6 months to 15 December 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
Edinburgh +10 9 £450 -20.00%
Glasgow -27 3 £365 -8.75%
Octopus Deploy
UK

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Octopus Deploy.

1 12 (100.00%) TeamCity
2 9 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (75.00%) Ansible
3 8 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (66.67%) Selenium
4 7 (58.33%) Ubuntu
4 7 (58.33%) Unix
4 7 (58.33%) Windows
4 7 (58.33%) Linux
4 7 (58.33%) Nagios
4 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (58.33%) Docker
4 7 (58.33%) OpenShift
4 7 (58.33%) Bitbucket
4 7 (58.33%) Analytics
4 7 (58.33%) Artifactory
4 7 (58.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (58.33%) Puppet
4 7 (58.33%) Splunk
4 7 (58.33%) New Relic
4 7 (58.33%) Kubernetes
4 7 (58.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 7 (58.33%) Sonatype Nexus
4 7 (58.33%) AppDynamics
4 7 (58.33%) Datadog
4 7 (58.33%) IBM UrbanCode
5 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 6 (50.00%) Zephyr

Octopus Deploy
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (50.00%) IIS
2 4 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (8.33%) nginx
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (16.67%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 9 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (58.33%) Datadog
2 7 (58.33%) OpenShift
3 6 (50.00%) SaaS
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (25.00%) IaaS
5 3 (25.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (100.00%) TeamCity
2 9 (75.00%) Git (software)
3 8 (66.67%) Selenium
4 7 (58.33%) Artifactory
4 7 (58.33%) Bitbucket
4 7 (58.33%) IBM UrbanCode
4 7 (58.33%) Sonatype Nexus
5 6 (50.00%) Cucumber
5 6 (50.00%) Zephyr
6 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
7 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
7 2 (16.67%) Protractor
7 2 (16.67%) Subversion
8 1 (8.33%) NUnit
General
1 3 (25.00%) Banking
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
1 3 (25.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Platform Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) AWS Architect
2 2 (16.67%) AWS Solutions Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Cloud Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Cloud Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Quality Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (8.33%) LINQ
3 1 (8.33%) LINQ to SQL
3 1 (8.33%) WCF
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
1 7 (58.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 7 (58.33%) Ubuntu
1 7 (58.33%) Unix
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (58.33%) Analytics
2 7 (58.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Change Control
4 3 (25.00%) Kanban
4 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (16.67%) Communications Security
5 2 (16.67%) DevOps
5 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 2 (16.67%) Scrum
5 2 (16.67%) Security Management
5 2 (16.67%) SIEM
5 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C#
1 3 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) TypeScript
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) PMO
1 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Docker
2 1 (8.33%) iptables
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (75.00%) Ansible
2 7 (58.33%) Kubernetes
2 7 (58.33%) Nagios
2 7 (58.33%) Puppet
3 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (16.67%) Terraform
4 1 (8.33%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) AppDynamics
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
1 7 (58.33%) New Relic
1 7 (58.33%) Splunk
2 6 (50.00%) Micro Focus
3 3 (25.00%) Google
3 3 (25.00%) IBM
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) CA
4 2 (16.67%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (8.33%) VMware