Period
to 7 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 7 April 2020 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 West
6 months to
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 180 216 189
Rank change year-on-year +36 -27 +9
Contract jobs citing Octopus Deploy 15 16 5
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South West 0.31% 0.25% 0.097%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.56% 1.36% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 4
Median daily rate £420 £425 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% -12.82% +39.29%
10th Percentile £336 £356 £358
90th Percentile £525 £538 £586
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the South West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 961 1,174 862
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 19.71% 18.67% 16.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 610 746 545
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43% +7.10%
10th Percentile £331 £319 £313
90th Percentile £603 £588 £575
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 74 19
Median hourly rate £46.00 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £56.25
Median hourly rate £40.75 £43.00 £44.75
% change year-on-year -5.23% -3.91% +9.15%

Octopus Deploy
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Octopus Deploy in the South West

Octopus Deploy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Octopus Deploy in the South West.

Daily rate trend for Octopus Deploy in the South West

Octopus Deploy
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Octopus Deploy in the South West over the 6 months to 7 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Octopus Deploy in the South West

Octopus Deploy
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 7 April 2020. 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
Bristol +36 14 £448 -14.76% 1
Gloucestershire +5 1 £375 -6.83% 1
Octopus Deploy
England

For the 6 months to 7 April 2020, 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 West region with a requirement for Octopus Deploy.

1 15 (100.00%) Azure
1 15 (100.00%) DevOps
2 14 (93.33%) .NET
3 12 (80.00%) PowerShell
3 12 (80.00%) Docker
4 10 (66.67%) Git (software)
5 8 (53.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (53.33%) C#
6 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
6 7 (46.67%) TeamCity
6 7 (46.67%) MVC
6 7 (46.67%) .NET Framework
6 7 (46.67%) Entity Framework
6 7 (46.67%) Kubernetes
6 7 (46.67%) Visual Studio Team System
6 7 (46.67%) .NET Core
6 7 (46.67%) npm
7 6 (40.00%) webpack
7 6 (40.00%) gulp
7 6 (40.00%) Angular 2
7 6 (40.00%) MSBuild
7 6 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (40.00%) AngularJS
7 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
7 6 (40.00%) AWS
7 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (40.00%) T-SQL
7 6 (40.00%) HTML
7 6 (40.00%) JavaScript

Octopus Deploy
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 1 (6.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (100.00%) Azure
2 7 (46.67%) npm
3 6 (40.00%) AWS
4 1 (6.67%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 8 (53.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (46.67%) TeamCity
3 7 (46.67%) Visual Studio Team System
4 6 (40.00%) gulp
4 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (40.00%) MSBuild
4 6 (40.00%) webpack
5 5 (33.33%) Postman
5 5 (33.33%) Selenium
5 5 (33.33%) SoapUI
6 2 (13.33%) SpecFlow
7 1 (6.67%) Moq
7 1 (6.67%) MSTest
7 1 (6.67%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Developer
3 6 (40.00%) .NET Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) Azure Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) Senior DevOps
4 4 (26.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Azure Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Azure DevOps
5 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) .NET
2 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 7 (46.67%) .NET Core
3 7 (46.67%) .NET Framework
3 7 (46.67%) Entity Framework
4 6 (40.00%) Angular 2
4 6 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (40.00%) CSS
4 6 (40.00%) HTML
4 6 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (33.33%) JSON
6 1 (6.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) DevOps
2 7 (46.67%) MVC
3 6 (40.00%) Infrastructure as Code
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) MVVM
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) Secure Coding
4 1 (6.67%) Server Management
4 1 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (53.33%) C#
3 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 5 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (6.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) Kubernetes
2 1 (6.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft