Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 February 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 > South East
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 323 311 361
Rank change year-on-year -12 +50 -11
Contract jobs citing Octopus Deploy 42 50 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.25% 0.32% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.42% 2.20% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 49 21
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +17.65% -15.00%
10th Percentile £363 £344 £275
90th Percentile £535 £475 £400
England median daily rate £500 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +11.11% +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
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 South East with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 2,967 2,269 2,560
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.70% 14.56% 13.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,825 1,361 1,575
South East median daily rate £450 £403 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.80% +7.33% +1.35%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £265
90th Percentile £579 £544 £513
England median daily rate £475 £430 £418
% change year-on-year +10.47% +2.99% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 68 92
South East median hourly rate £45.20 £41.00 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.23% -6.82% +17.33%
10th Percentile £28.70 £28.88 £31.49
90th Percentile £67.25 £71.84 £57.50
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +8.11%

Octopus Deploy
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Octopus Deploy in the South East

Octopus Deploy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Octopus Deploy in the South East

Octopus Deploy
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Octopus Deploy in the South East over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Octopus Deploy in the South East

Octopus Deploy
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 23 February 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
Thames Valley +9 23 £400 +9.59% 7
Berkshire +10 18 £400 -7.51% 7
Surrey -47 10 £513 +26.15% 2
Buckinghamshire -17 5 £438 +34.62%
West Sussex -12 2 £410 +2.50%
Kent -14 2 £525 +31.25% 2
Hampshire - 2 £320 - 11
East Sussex -5 1 £365 +0.69%
Sussex - 1 - -
Octopus Deploy
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 South East region with a requirement for Octopus Deploy.

1 32 (76.19%) TeamCity
2 30 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (61.90%) C#
4 25 (59.52%) .NET
4 25 (59.52%) Microsoft Azure
5 23 (54.76%) Git (software)
6 16 (38.10%) Visual Studio
6 16 (38.10%) TDD
7 15 (35.71%) SQL Server
7 15 (35.71%) Windows
7 15 (35.71%) DevOps
8 14 (33.33%) AngularJS
8 14 (33.33%) MVC
9 13 (30.95%) JIRA
9 13 (30.95%) Microservices
9 13 (30.95%) SDLC
10 12 (28.57%) REST
10 12 (28.57%) Confluence
10 12 (28.57%) ASP.NET
10 12 (28.57%) Java
11 11 (26.19%) C++
11 11 (26.19%) IIS
11 11 (26.19%) Firewall
12 10 (23.81%) Scrum
12 10 (23.81%) VMware
12 10 (23.81%) Maven
12 10 (23.81%) Linux
12 10 (23.81%) TCP/IP
12 10 (23.81%) Eclipse
12 10 (23.81%) Apache Cassandra

Octopus Deploy
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 12 (28.57%) Confluence
2 11 (26.19%) IIS
3 2 (4.76%) CMS
3 2 (4.76%) EPiServer
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (9.52%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 25 (59.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (21.43%) IaaS
3 9 (21.43%) PaaS
4 4 (9.52%) GitHub
4 4 (9.52%) npm
5 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.19%) Firewall
2 10 (23.81%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 10 (23.81%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (4.76%) MySQL
3 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.38%) Redis
Development Applications
1 32 (76.19%) TeamCity
2 23 (54.76%) Git (software)
3 16 (38.10%) Visual Studio
4 13 (30.95%) JIRA
5 10 (23.81%) Eclipse
5 10 (23.81%) Maven
5 10 (23.81%) NuGet
5 10 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (14.29%) Bitbucket
7 6 (14.29%) Jenkins
8 4 (9.52%) Artifactory
8 4 (9.52%) Mercurial
8 4 (9.52%) SonarQube
8 4 (9.52%) Vagrant
9 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (4.76%) ReSharper
11 1 (2.38%) MSTest
11 1 (2.38%) NUnit
11 1 (2.38%) Selenium
General
1 5 (11.90%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Advertising
3 1 (2.38%) Back Office
3 1 (2.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (66.67%) Developer
2 12 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 7 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) .NET Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Lead DevOps
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Web Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Angular Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Azure DevOps
6 3 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) DevOps Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Full Stack Web Developer
7 2 (4.76%) HTML CSS Developer
7 2 (4.76%) HTML Developer
7 2 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (59.52%) .NET
2 14 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 12 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 12 (28.57%) REST
4 9 (21.43%) .NET Core
4 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET Core
6 6 (14.29%) Angular 2
7 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (11.90%) HTML
7 5 (11.90%) WCF
8 4 (9.52%) .NET Framework
8 4 (9.52%) CSS
8 4 (9.52%) Entity Framework
8 4 (9.52%) Web Services
9 3 (7.14%) jQuery
9 3 (7.14%) RESTful
10 2 (4.76%) Fluent NHibernate
10 2 (4.76%) Spring
10 2 (4.76%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (35.71%) Windows
2 10 (23.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (38.10%) TDD
3 15 (35.71%) DevOps
4 14 (33.33%) MVC
5 13 (30.95%) Microservices
5 13 (30.95%) SDLC
6 10 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (23.81%) Low Latency
6 10 (23.81%) Multithreading
6 10 (23.81%) Scrum
7 9 (21.43%) Change Control
8 6 (14.29%) BDD
8 6 (14.29%) Kanban
9 4 (9.52%) API Design
9 4 (9.52%) Continuous Deployment
9 4 (9.52%) Migration
9 4 (9.52%) SOLID
9 4 (9.52%) Task Automation
9 4 (9.52%) Virtual Environments
9 4 (9.52%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (61.90%) C#
2 12 (28.57%) Java
3 11 (26.19%) C++
4 10 (23.81%) CQL
5 8 (19.05%) PowerShell
6 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 7 (16.67%) TypeScript
7 3 (7.14%) SQL
8 2 (4.76%) Ruby
9 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.43%) ISO 9001
1 9 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (9.52%) QA
3 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (23.81%) Opsview
2 4 (9.52%) Ansible
2 4 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (9.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) VMware
2 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.52%) Barracuda Networks
3 4 (9.52%) Sitecore
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle