Period
to 19 September 2017

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 19 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 > South East
6 months to
19 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 318 353 375
Rank change year-on-year +35 +22 -14
Contract jobs citing Octopus Deploy 52 32 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.32% 0.18% 0.099%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.82% 1.23% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 32 18
South East median daily rate £400 £365 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.59% +0.69% -12.65%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £272
90th Percentile £488 £438 £425
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East 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 South East with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 2864 2611 2438
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.45% 15.02% 12.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1722 1633 1500
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £305 £288 £263
90th Percentile £544 £525 £488
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 79 56
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% -3.61%
10th Percentile £21.62 £31.87 £19.75
90th Percentile £77.50 £59.31 £48.75
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 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 19 September 2017.

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 19 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
Thames Valley +12 24 £380 +8.57% 4
Buckinghamshire -12 19 £375 +7.14% 2
West Sussex +21 12 £413 -6.25%
Surrey -1 11 £413 +8.55% 1
Berkshire +16 4 £438 +19.86% 2
Hampshire +9 4 £475 +11.76%
East Sussex +1 1 £450 +5.88%
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Octopus Deploy
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 South East region with a requirement for Octopus Deploy.

1 47 (90.38%) TeamCity
2 38 (73.08%) MVC
3 32 (61.54%) .NET
4 29 (55.77%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (51.92%) Scrum
6 26 (50.00%) C#
7 24 (46.15%) Git (software)
8 23 (44.23%) DevOps
8 23 (44.23%) Microservices
9 20 (38.46%) TDD
10 18 (34.62%) SQL Server
10 18 (34.62%) AngularJS
11 17 (32.69%) Microsoft Azure
11 17 (32.69%) Microsoft
11 17 (32.69%) Finance
12 15 (28.85%) Spring
12 15 (28.85%) Java
13 14 (26.92%) ASP.NET
13 14 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (25.00%) BDD
14 13 (25.00%) SOA
14 13 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
14 13 (25.00%) SOLID
15 12 (23.08%) SQL
15 12 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
15 12 (23.08%) REST
15 12 (23.08%) Kanban
16 11 (21.15%) Jenkins
17 10 (19.23%) Ruby
17 10 (19.23%) PowerShell

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 4 (7.69%) EPiServer
2 3 (5.77%) CMS
2 3 (5.77%) Confluence
3 1 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.92%) IIS
3 1 (1.92%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.92%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (32.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (34.62%) SQL Server
2 9 (17.31%) NoSQL
2 9 (17.31%) Relational Database
3 7 (13.46%) Redis
4 6 (11.54%) RDBMS
5 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (5.77%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.92%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 47 (90.38%) TeamCity
2 24 (46.15%) Git (software)
3 11 (21.15%) Jenkins
4 9 (17.31%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (15.38%) Bitbucket
5 8 (15.38%) ReSharper
5 8 (15.38%) Visual Studio
6 5 (9.62%) JUnit
6 5 (9.62%) Maven
6 5 (9.62%) Mockito
7 4 (7.69%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (5.77%) JIRA
8 3 (5.77%) Vagrant
9 1 (1.92%) Arquillian
9 1 (1.92%) Chocolatey
9 1 (1.92%) gulp
9 1 (1.92%) JMeter
9 1 (1.92%) Selenium
9 1 (1.92%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.92%) Subversion
General
1 17 (32.69%) Finance
2 8 (15.38%) Banking
3 2 (3.85%) Back Office
3 2 (3.85%) Retail
4 1 (1.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (65.38%) Developer
2 15 (28.85%) .NET Developer
2 15 (28.85%) Java Developer
3 11 (21.15%) C# Developer
4 10 (19.23%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (17.31%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (13.46%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 5 (9.62%) Agile .NET Developer
7 5 (9.62%) Agile C# Developer
7 5 (9.62%) Agile Developer
8 4 (7.69%) Azure DevOps
8 4 (7.69%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Azure Consultant
9 2 (3.85%) Consultant
9 2 (3.85%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Senior Developer
10 1 (1.92%) EPiServer Developer
10 1 (1.92%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (61.54%) .NET
2 18 (34.62%) AngularJS
3 15 (28.85%) Spring
4 14 (26.92%) ASP.NET
5 13 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 12 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (23.08%) REST
7 10 (19.23%) Spring MVC
8 9 (17.31%) SOAP
9 8 (15.38%) .NET Framework
9 8 (15.38%) RESTful
10 7 (13.46%) NHibernate
11 6 (11.54%) Entity Framework
11 6 (11.54%) XML
12 5 (9.62%) .NET Core
12 5 (9.62%) CSS
12 5 (9.62%) jQuery
12 5 (9.62%) Web Services
13 4 (7.69%) Spring Integration
13 4 (7.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.92%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) Windows
2 2 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (73.08%) MVC
2 29 (55.77%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (51.92%) Scrum
4 23 (44.23%) DevOps
4 23 (44.23%) Microservices
5 20 (38.46%) TDD
6 14 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (25.00%) BDD
7 13 (25.00%) SOA
7 13 (25.00%) SOLID
8 12 (23.08%) Kanban
9 8 (15.38%) Software Engineering
10 7 (13.46%) Waterfall
11 6 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (9.62%) UML
12 5 (9.62%) Virtual Environments
13 4 (7.69%) CRM
13 4 (7.69%) Mentoring
13 4 (7.69%) Pair Programming
13 4 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (50.00%) C#
2 15 (28.85%) Java
3 12 (23.08%) SQL
4 10 (19.23%) PowerShell
4 10 (19.23%) Ruby
5 8 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.77%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 6 (11.54%) Docker
2 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.92%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Kibana
1 1 (1.92%) logstash
1 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.92%) Packer
Vendors
1 17 (32.69%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.69%) New Relic
2 4 (7.69%) Oracle
3 3 (5.77%) SAP
4 2 (3.85%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.92%) RedGate
5 1 (1.92%) Sage
5 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.92%) VMware