Period
to 24 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 24 August 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
UK
6 months to
24 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 471 600 801
Rank change year-on-year +129 +201 +2
Contract jobs citing Octopus Deploy 417 299 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.28% 0.077%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.40% 1.74% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 204 71
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -3.03%
10th Percentile £338 £325 £280
90th Percentile £588 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -21.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.00

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 with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 17409 17158 15040
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.11% 15.88% 13.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 11921 11662 9820
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £275
90th Percentile £595 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.11% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 298 277 289
UK median hourly rate £42.25 £42.25 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.18% +1.33%
10th Percentile £28.68 £26.14 £21.79
90th Percentile £58.75 £53.00 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year +1.19% +7.01% +4.67%

Octopus Deploy
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Octopus Deploy in the UK

Octopus Deploy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Octopus Deploy in the UK

Octopus Deploy
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Octopus Deploy over the 6 months to 24 August 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Octopus Deploy in the UK

Octopus Deploy
Top 15 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 24 August 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
England +121 397 £450 +5.88% 64
London +107 266 £475 - 41
UK excluding London +44 148 £413 +10.00% 23
South East +51 51 £400 +11.89% 5
Midlands +29 33 £500 +53.85% 7
North of England +68 31 £375 -1.32% 8
East Midlands +18 28 £485 +49.23% 3
North West +35 18 £375 -3.85% 1
Scotland +31 18 £600 -
Yorkshire +41 13 £350 -6.04% 7
East of England -2 8 £363 -3.33% 1
West Midlands +22 5 £525 +61.54% 4
South West -31 5 £500 +33.33% 2
Wales - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 with a requirement for Octopus Deploy.

1 309 (74.10%) TeamCity
2 287 (68.82%) .NET
3 233 (55.88%) C#
4 228 (54.68%) Agile Software Development
5 213 (51.08%) Microsoft Azure
6 207 (49.64%) DevOps
7 174 (41.73%) TDD
8 169 (40.53%) MVC
9 159 (38.13%) AngularJS
10 153 (36.69%) Git (software)
11 140 (33.57%) SQL Server
12 134 (32.13%) JavaScript
12 134 (32.13%) Microsoft
13 130 (31.18%) Continuous Integration
14 128 (30.70%) PowerShell
15 126 (30.22%) BDD
15 126 (30.22%) ASP.NET Web API
16 124 (29.74%) ASP.NET
17 120 (28.78%) Amazon AWS
18 117 (28.06%) Windows
19 112 (26.86%) Scrum
20 94 (22.54%) NoSQL
21 92 (22.06%) Team Foundation Server
21 92 (22.06%) Microservices
22 88 (21.10%) SQL
23 86 (20.62%) ASP.NET MVC
24 84 (20.14%) Opscode Chef
25 78 (18.71%) Software Engineering
26 77 (18.47%) Finance
26 77 (18.47%) SOLID

Octopus Deploy
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 33 (7.91%) CMS
1 33 (7.91%) Elasticsearch
2 28 (6.71%) IIS
3 23 (5.52%) Confluence
4 21 (5.04%) EPiServer
5 17 (4.08%) NServiceBus
6 16 (3.84%) OpenStack
6 16 (3.84%) Sitecore CMS
7 13 (3.12%) SharePoint
8 10 (2.40%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (1.20%) Apache Solr
9 5 (1.20%) Drupal
9 5 (1.20%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.72%) nginx
11 1 (0.24%) Apache
11 1 (0.24%) JBoss
11 1 (0.24%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.96%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.48%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.24%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.24%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 213 (51.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 120 (28.78%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (7.19%) GitHub
4 24 (5.76%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (2.16%) SaaS
6 6 (1.44%) Amazon S3
7 5 (1.20%) PaaS
8 4 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (0.72%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.72%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (0.72%) Azure Data Factory
9 3 (0.72%) Route 53
10 2 (0.48%) BrowserStack
11 1 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.24%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.24%) IaaS
11 1 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.24%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.96%) DNS
2 2 (0.48%) Firewall
2 2 (0.48%) HTTP
2 2 (0.48%) IPsec
2 2 (0.48%) SSL
2 2 (0.48%) VPN
3 1 (0.24%) DHCP
3 1 (0.24%) FTP
3 1 (0.24%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.24%) Intranet
3 1 (0.24%) LDAP
3 1 (0.24%) Skype
3 1 (0.24%) SMTP
3 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.24%) Telnet
3 1 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (33.57%) SQL Server
2 94 (22.54%) NoSQL
3 42 (10.07%) MongoDB
4 36 (8.63%) RavenDB
5 21 (5.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 19 (4.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 17 (4.08%) Hadoop
7 17 (4.08%) Relational Database
8 15 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
8 15 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 14 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 13 (3.12%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (3.12%) SQL Server 2016
11 12 (2.88%) DocumentDB
12 11 (2.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 10 (2.40%) Redis
14 9 (2.16%) QlikView
15 8 (1.92%) Big Data
16 7 (1.68%) RDBMS
17 6 (1.44%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 309 (74.10%) TeamCity
2 153 (36.69%) Git (software)
3 92 (22.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 63 (15.11%) Jenkins
5 52 (12.47%) SpecFlow
6 40 (9.59%) Visual Studio
7 35 (8.39%) JIRA
8 31 (7.43%) NuGet
9 26 (6.24%) Selenium
10 25 (6.00%) NUnit
11 23 (5.52%) gulp
12 22 (5.28%) Vagrant
13 20 (4.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 19 (4.56%) MSBuild
15 18 (4.32%) Moq
15 18 (4.32%) Visual Studio Team System
16 17 (4.08%) Bitbucket
17 15 (3.60%) Hudson
18 13 (3.12%) Rhino Mocks
19 9 (2.16%) Maven
General
1 77 (18.47%) Finance
2 33 (7.91%) Banking
3 17 (4.08%) Retail
4 12 (2.88%) Financial Institution
5 11 (2.64%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.44%) Games
7 5 (1.20%) Advertising
8 4 (0.96%) Back Office
8 4 (0.96%) Law
8 4 (0.96%) Marketing
9 2 (0.48%) Front Office
9 2 (0.48%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.48%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.24%) Automotive
10 1 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.24%) Electronics
10 1 (0.24%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.24%) Publishing
10 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 225 (53.96%) Developer
2 144 (34.53%) .NET Developer
3 95 (22.78%) DevOps Engineer
4 88 (21.10%) C# Developer
5 65 (15.59%) C# .NET Developer
6 48 (11.51%) Angular Developer
7 37 (8.87%) Azure Engineer
8 36 (8.63%) Full Stack Developer
9 33 (7.91%) Senior Developer
10 32 (7.67%) Windows Engineer
11 31 (7.43%) Azure Developer
12 29 (6.95%) Windows DevOps Engineer
13 26 (6.24%) Azure DevOps
14 23 (5.52%) Java Developer
15 22 (5.28%) ASP.NET Developer
15 22 (5.28%) Azure DevOps Engineer
16 21 (5.04%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 21 (5.04%) JavaScript Developer
17 20 (4.80%) Senior C# Developer
17 20 (4.80%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 287 (68.82%) .NET
2 159 (38.13%) AngularJS
3 126 (30.22%) ASP.NET Web API
4 124 (29.74%) ASP.NET
5 86 (20.62%) ASP.NET MVC
6 73 (17.51%) REST
7 68 (16.31%) Web Services
8 51 (12.23%) HTML
9 50 (11.99%) CSS
10 43 (10.31%) .NET Core
10 43 (10.31%) RESTful
11 39 (9.35%) React
12 37 (8.87%) Angular 2
12 37 (8.87%) SOAP
13 35 (8.39%) .NET Framework
14 32 (7.67%) Entity Framework
15 31 (7.43%) Node.js
16 30 (7.19%) jQuery
17 26 (6.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 24 (5.76%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 51 (12.23%) Greenfield Project
2 18 (4.32%) Public Cloud
3 15 (3.60%) Blog
4 14 (3.36%) User Experience
5 13 (3.12%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (3.12%) Fintech
6 10 (2.40%) Computer Science
7 9 (2.16%) Online Banking
8 5 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.48%) Cloud Native
10 2 (0.48%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.48%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.48%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.48%) Replication
11 1 (0.24%) Clustering
11 1 (0.24%) Derivative
11 1 (0.24%) Equity Derivative
11 1 (0.24%) iPad
11 1 (0.24%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 117 (28.06%) Windows
2 37 (8.87%) Windows Server
3 12 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (2.16%) Linux
5 6 (1.44%) VMS
6 4 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.48%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.48%) Unix
8 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.24%) Android
9 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (54.68%) Agile Software Development
2 207 (49.64%) DevOps
3 174 (41.73%) TDD
4 169 (40.53%) MVC
5 130 (31.18%) Continuous Integration
6 126 (30.22%) BDD
7 112 (26.86%) Scrum
8 92 (22.06%) Microservices
9 78 (18.71%) Software Engineering
10 77 (18.47%) SOLID
11 50 (11.99%) Unit Testing
12 45 (10.79%) CQRS
13 42 (10.07%) Test Automation
14 41 (9.83%) E-Commerce
15 38 (9.11%) OO
15 38 (9.11%) Pair Programming
16 35 (8.39%) Kanban
17 34 (8.15%) Configuration Management
17 34 (8.15%) Domain-Driven Design
18 30 (7.19%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 233 (55.88%) C#
2 134 (32.13%) JavaScript
3 128 (30.70%) PowerShell
4 88 (21.10%) SQL
5 34 (8.15%) Ruby
6 25 (6.00%) Java
7 22 (5.28%) T-SQL
8 17 (4.08%) Scala
8 17 (4.08%) TypeScript
9 9 (2.16%) PHP
10 6 (1.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 5 (1.20%) Python
11 5 (1.20%) VB
12 4 (0.96%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.72%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.48%) Perl
15 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.24%) VB6
15 1 (0.24%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (2.88%) Degree
3 10 (2.40%) MCSE
4 9 (2.16%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (2.16%) MCITP
5 5 (1.20%) MCTS
6 3 (0.72%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (15.11%) QA
2 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
System Software
1 41 (9.83%) Docker
2 8 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.68%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (1.44%) vCloud
5 4 (0.96%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.96%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.96%) vSphere
6 1 (0.24%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.24%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 84 (20.14%) Opscode Chef
2 49 (11.75%) Puppet
3 35 (8.39%) Ansible
4 31 (7.43%) Terraform
5 16 (3.84%) Kubernetes
6 4 (0.96%) Consul
7 3 (0.72%) Kibana
8 2 (0.48%) Salt
9 1 (0.24%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.24%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.24%) Grafana
9 1 (0.24%) logstash
9 1 (0.24%) Nagios
9 1 (0.24%) Packer
9 1 (0.24%) SCCM
9 1 (0.24%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.24%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 134 (32.13%) Microsoft
2 26 (6.24%) Sitecore
3 23 (5.52%) Atlassian
4 12 (2.88%) Oracle
5 10 (2.40%) RedGate
5 10 (2.40%) VMware
6 6 (1.44%) New Relic
6 6 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (1.44%) Tableau
7 5 (1.20%) SAP
8 4 (0.96%) TOWER Software
9 2 (0.48%) Apigee
9 2 (0.48%) Charles River
9 2 (0.48%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.48%) Splunk
9 2 (0.48%) WSO2
10 1 (0.24%) Marketo
10 1 (0.24%) Meraki
10 1 (0.24%) Riverbed
10 1 (0.24%) Xamarin