Period
to 23 November 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 23 November 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 341 343 387
Rank change year-on-year +2 +44 -13
Contract jobs citing Octopus Deploy 35 38 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.21% 0.23% 0.083%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.17% 1.50% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 38 15
South East median daily rate £400 £380 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -15.00%
10th Percentile £350 £348 £275
90th Percentile £508 £489 £414
England median daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -3.32%
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 3002 2528 2575
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.83% 15.16% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1838 1543 1571
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £310 £293 £263
90th Percentile £575 £525 £500
England median daily rate £457 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +7.41% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 77 67
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26.00 £32.50 £25.95
90th Percentile £52.50 £59.31 £50.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

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 November 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 23 November 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 +22 23 £378 -24.50% 4
Buckinghamshire - 19 £375 - 2
Surrey -21 8 £488 +28.29% 2
Berkshire -2 3 £425 -15.00% 1
West Sussex -8 2 £410 +2.50%
Hampshire +8 1 £400 -5.88%
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 1
Sussex - 1 - -
Octopus Deploy
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 31 (88.57%) TeamCity
2 25 (71.43%) MVC
3 20 (57.14%) Scrum
4 19 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (48.57%) .NET
5 17 (48.57%) Microservices
6 16 (45.71%) TDD
7 15 (42.86%) Spring
7 15 (42.86%) Java
8 13 (37.14%) Finance
9 12 (34.29%) Git (software)
9 12 (34.29%) Microsoft Azure
10 11 (31.43%) BDD
10 11 (31.43%) Jenkins
10 11 (31.43%) SOLID
11 10 (28.57%) Ruby
11 10 (28.57%) Spring MVC
11 10 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (28.57%) Kanban
11 10 (28.57%) SOA
11 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
11 10 (28.57%) C#
12 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET
12 9 (25.71%) RESTful
12 9 (25.71%) DevOps
13 8 (22.86%) AngularJS
13 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
13 8 (22.86%) PowerShell
13 8 (22.86%) Software Engineering

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 3 (8.57%) Confluence
2 2 (5.71%) CMS
2 2 (5.71%) EPiServer
3 1 (2.86%) IIS
3 1 (2.86%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 12 (34.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) JasperReports
2 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.86%) Redis
Development Applications
1 31 (88.57%) TeamCity
2 12 (34.29%) Git (software)
3 11 (31.43%) Jenkins
4 5 (14.29%) JUnit
4 5 (14.29%) Maven
4 5 (14.29%) Mockito
4 5 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (8.57%) Bitbucket
6 3 (8.57%) JIRA
6 3 (8.57%) ReSharper
7 2 (5.71%) Vagrant
7 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.86%) Arquillian
8 1 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (2.86%) gulp
8 1 (2.86%) JMeter
8 1 (2.86%) Selenium
8 1 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 13 (37.14%) Finance
2 8 (22.86%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Retail
4 1 (2.86%) Back Office
4 1 (2.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (68.57%) Developer
2 15 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 7 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) .NET Developer
5 4 (11.43%) C# Developer
6 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (8.57%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (8.57%) PowerShell Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Azure DevOps
7 2 (5.71%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Azure Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Lead Developer
8 1 (2.86%) .NET Software Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Consultant
8 1 (2.86%) Lead C# Developer
8 1 (2.86%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (48.57%) .NET
2 15 (42.86%) Spring
3 10 (28.57%) Spring MVC
4 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET
4 9 (25.71%) RESTful
5 8 (22.86%) AngularJS
5 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (14.29%) Web Services
7 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (11.43%) NHibernate
7 4 (11.43%) Spring Boot
7 4 (11.43%) Spring Integration
7 4 (11.43%) XML
7 4 (11.43%) XSLT
8 3 (8.57%) .NET Core
8 3 (8.57%) .NET Framework
8 3 (8.57%) CSS
8 3 (8.57%) HTML
8 3 (8.57%) jQuery
9 2 (5.71%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (2.86%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (71.43%) MVC
2 20 (57.14%) Scrum
3 19 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (48.57%) Microservices
5 16 (45.71%) TDD
6 11 (31.43%) BDD
6 11 (31.43%) SOLID
7 10 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (28.57%) Kanban
7 10 (28.57%) SOA
8 9 (25.71%) DevOps
9 8 (22.86%) Software Engineering
10 4 (11.43%) Virtual Environments
11 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
12 2 (5.71%) Front End Development
12 2 (5.71%) Software Delivery
12 2 (5.71%) Web Development
13 1 (2.86%) Content Management
13 1 (2.86%) Load Testing
13 1 (2.86%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) Java
2 10 (28.57%) C#
2 10 (28.57%) Ruby
3 8 (22.86%) PowerShell
4 5 (14.29%) SQL
5 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.71%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) QA
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) Atlassian
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle