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 3 months to 26 April 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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 423 528 627
Rank change year-on-year +105 +99  
Contract jobs citing Octopus Deploy 179 127 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.39% 0.23% 0.045%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.21% 1.55% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 75 20
Median daily rate £450 £440 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +35.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £333 £325
% change year-on-year +27.81% +2.30%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.00

Octopus Deploy is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 8082 8208 7265
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.39% 14.69% 13.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 5485 5570 4642
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £313 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £365
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 165 139
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.86%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £31.50 £27.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.48 £37.00
% change year-on-year +0.05% +14.79%  

Octopus Deploy
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Octopus Deploy as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Octopus Deploy in the UK

Octopus Deploy
Top 30 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 3 months to 26 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +98 166 £450 +2.27% 76
London +43 101 £488 -2.50% 48
South East +32 26 £413 +25.00% 4
Yorkshire +35 18 £400 -8.57% 7
West Yorkshire +30 12 £375 - 5
Surrey - 11 £413 -
West Sussex - 11 £413 -
City of London -15 9 £491 +11.64% 11
Reigate - 9 £413 -
Scotland +35 8 £600 - 3
Edinburgh +12 8 £600 - 2
East Midlands -1 7 £493 +51.53% 5
East Grinstead - 7 £413 -
Nottingham - 7 £493 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 7 £493 - 3
North West +29 6 £345 -15.33% 4
Leeds +23 6 £375 - 3
Bradford - 5 £463 - 1
North Yorkshire +10 4 £430 -1.71% 1
Harrogate +5 4 £430 -1.71% 1
Cambridgeshire +14 3 £345 - 1
Cambridge +7 3 £345 - 1
East of England +3 3 £345 -23.33% 2
Hampshire - 3 £475 - 1
Manchester - 3 £376 - 3
Portsmouth - 3 £475 -
Worthing - 3 £400 -
South West -2 2 £350 -17.64% 4
Somerset - 2 £350 -
Bath - 2 £350 -

For the 6 months to 26 April 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.

1 218 (68.55%) .NET
2 201 (63.21%) Agile Software Development
2 201 (63.21%) TeamCity
3 191 (60.06%) DevOps
4 167 (52.52%) C#
5 133 (41.82%) Microsoft Azure
6 132 (41.51%) Git (software)
7 115 (36.16%) Windows
8 114 (35.85%) AngularJS
9 111 (34.91%) TDD
9 111 (34.91%) PowerShell
10 109 (34.28%) ASP.NET
10 109 (34.28%) SQL Server
10 109 (34.28%) ASP.NET Web API
11 107 (33.65%) JavaScript
12 106 (33.33%) MVC
13 99 (31.13%) Microsoft
14 96 (30.19%) Amazon AWS
15 94 (29.56%) Continuous Integration
16 85 (26.73%) Scrum
17 83 (26.10%) Jenkins
18 82 (25.79%) Team Foundation Server
19 80 (25.16%) SQL
20 79 (24.84%) BDD
20 79 (24.84%) Opscode Chef
21 64 (20.13%) ASP.NET MVC
22 60 (18.87%) REST
22 60 (18.87%) Windows Server
23 59 (18.55%) Microservices
23 59 (18.55%) Web Services

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 49 (15.41%) IIS
2 32 (10.06%) Elasticsearch
3 28 (8.81%) CMS
3 28 (8.81%) Confluence
4 14 (4.40%) EPiServer
5 11 (3.46%) OpenStack
6 8 (2.52%) SharePoint
6 8 (2.52%) Sitecore CMS
6 8 (2.52%) WebSphere
7 7 (2.20%) nginx
8 5 (1.57%) Drupal
8 5 (1.57%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.57%) Umbraco
9 4 (1.26%) Apache
9 4 (1.26%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.94%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.31%) CloudStack
11 1 (0.31%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 5 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.63%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 133 (41.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 96 (30.19%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (11.32%) Amazon EC2
4 35 (11.01%) GitHub
5 18 (5.66%) Amazon S3
6 11 (3.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 11 (3.46%) AWS CloudFormation
7 9 (2.83%) PaaS
8 8 (2.52%) Amazon SQS
9 7 (2.20%) IaaS
10 6 (1.89%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (1.57%) Route 53
12 4 (1.26%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (1.26%) Google Compute Engine
12 4 (1.26%) SaaS
13 3 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
13 3 (0.94%) Office 365
14 2 (0.63%) Datadog
15 1 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 1 (0.31%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.40%) Firewall
2 12 (3.77%) DNS
3 10 (3.14%) SSL
4 6 (1.89%) HTTP
4 6 (1.89%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.57%) DHCP
6 4 (1.26%) FTP
6 4 (1.26%) HTTPS
6 4 (1.26%) LDAP
6 4 (1.26%) NAS
6 4 (1.26%) SAN
6 4 (1.26%) SMTP
6 4 (1.26%) Telnet
7 3 (0.94%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.63%) Network Security
9 1 (0.31%) Internet
9 1 (0.31%) Intranet
9 1 (0.31%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (34.28%) SQL Server
2 40 (12.58%) NoSQL
3 25 (7.86%) MongoDB
4 24 (7.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 22 (6.92%) Relational Database
6 19 (5.97%) Hadoop
7 17 (5.35%) SQL Server 2012
8 16 (5.03%) Redis
9 13 (4.09%) Amazon RDS
10 10 (3.14%) Azure SQL Database
10 10 (3.14%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (2.83%) RDBMS
11 9 (2.83%) SQL Server 2014
12 8 (2.52%) MySQL
13 4 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (1.26%) RavenDB
14 3 (0.94%) Big Data
14 3 (0.94%) Oracle Database
15 1 (0.31%) InfluxDB
15 1 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 201 (63.21%) TeamCity
2 132 (41.51%) Git (software)
3 83 (26.10%) Jenkins
4 82 (25.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 46 (14.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 37 (11.64%) JIRA
7 31 (9.75%) Visual Studio
8 26 (8.18%) MSBuild
9 24 (7.55%) Hudson
10 21 (6.60%) Selenium
11 19 (5.97%) NuGet
11 19 (5.97%) Vagrant
12 13 (4.09%) WebDriver
13 12 (3.77%) Bitbucket
13 12 (3.77%) Grunt
14 11 (3.46%) gulp
14 11 (3.46%) Moq
14 11 (3.46%) SpecFlow
15 10 (3.14%) Subversion
16 9 (2.83%) Cucumber
General
1 52 (16.35%) Finance
2 19 (5.97%) Retail
3 16 (5.03%) Banking
4 13 (4.09%) Back Office
5 8 (2.52%) Financial Institution
6 7 (2.20%) Advertising
7 5 (1.57%) Publishing
8 4 (1.26%) Games
8 4 (1.26%) Marketing
9 1 (0.31%) Automotive
9 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.31%) Law
9 1 (0.31%) Legal
9 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.31%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 148 (46.54%) Developer
2 107 (33.65%) DevOps Engineer
3 98 (30.82%) .NET Developer
4 57 (17.92%) C# Developer
5 43 (13.52%) Windows Engineer
6 41 (12.89%) C# .NET Developer
7 40 (12.58%) Windows DevOps Engineer
8 28 (8.81%) Angular Developer
9 26 (8.18%) Senior Developer
10 24 (7.55%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 23 (7.23%) AWS Developer
11 23 (7.23%) Full Stack Developer
12 21 (6.60%) Azure Engineer
13 20 (6.29%) Azure DevOps
14 18 (5.66%) AWS Engineer
14 18 (5.66%) Azure DevOps Engineer
14 18 (5.66%) PowerShell Engineer
15 16 (5.03%) AWS DevOps
15 16 (5.03%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 15 (4.72%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 218 (68.55%) .NET
2 114 (35.85%) AngularJS
3 109 (34.28%) ASP.NET
3 109 (34.28%) ASP.NET Web API
4 64 (20.13%) ASP.NET MVC
5 60 (18.87%) REST
6 59 (18.55%) Web Services
7 49 (15.41%) CSS
8 46 (14.47%) Node.js
9 45 (14.15%) jQuery
10 43 (13.52%) HTML
11 40 (12.58%) SOAP
12 33 (10.38%) .NET Core
13 28 (8.81%) .NET Framework
14 27 (8.49%) Angular 2
14 27 (8.49%) Entity Framework
14 27 (8.49%) RESTful
15 23 (7.23%) RabbitMQ
16 21 (6.60%) HTML5
17 20 (6.29%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 44 (13.84%) Greenfield Project
2 23 (7.23%) User Experience
3 19 (5.97%) Public Cloud
4 15 (4.72%) Blog
5 10 (3.14%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.14%) Online Banking
6 9 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (2.52%) Clustering
8 6 (1.89%) PKI
9 4 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.94%) Wiki
11 2 (0.63%) Fintech
11 2 (0.63%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.31%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.31%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.31%) Derivative
12 1 (0.31%) Equity Derivative
12 1 (0.31%) Graphic Design
12 1 (0.31%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (0.31%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 115 (36.16%) Windows
2 60 (18.87%) Windows Server
3 39 (12.26%) Linux
4 28 (8.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (5.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (2.20%) CentOS
7 7 (2.20%) Ubuntu
7 7 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.94%) Fedora
8 3 (0.94%) VMS
9 1 (0.31%) SUSE
9 1 (0.31%) Unix
9 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (63.21%) Agile Software Development
2 191 (60.06%) DevOps
3 111 (34.91%) TDD
4 106 (33.33%) MVC
5 94 (29.56%) Continuous Integration
6 85 (26.73%) Scrum
7 79 (24.84%) BDD
8 59 (18.55%) Microservices
9 49 (15.41%) Configuration Management
10 38 (11.95%) Kanban
11 37 (11.64%) E-Commerce
12 30 (9.43%) Continuous Delivery
12 30 (9.43%) Continuous Improvement
12 30 (9.43%) Unit Testing
13 28 (8.81%) High Availability
14 27 (8.49%) SOLID
15 26 (8.18%) Web Development
16 23 (7.23%) CQRS
16 23 (7.23%) SOA
17 21 (6.60%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 167 (52.52%) C#
2 111 (34.91%) PowerShell
3 107 (33.65%) JavaScript
4 80 (25.16%) SQL
5 35 (11.01%) Ruby
6 19 (5.97%) Java
6 19 (5.97%) Scala
7 18 (5.66%) Bash Shell
8 16 (5.03%) Python
9 13 (4.09%) Perl
9 13 (4.09%) PHP
9 13 (4.09%) T-SQL
10 7 (2.20%) TypeScript
10 7 (2.20%) VB
11 4 (1.26%) C
12 3 (0.94%) Korn
12 3 (0.94%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.63%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (3.46%) Degree
2 6 (1.89%) AWS Certification
2 6 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (0.94%) MCTS
4 2 (0.63%) MCSE
5 1 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.31%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.31%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (15.72%) QA
2 2 (0.63%) SDET
3 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (12.58%) Docker
2 19 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (5.66%) Active Directory
4 10 (3.14%) vSphere
5 5 (1.57%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.94%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 3 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.63%) Xen
8 1 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.31%) KVM
8 1 (0.31%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.31%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 79 (24.84%) Opscode Chef
2 50 (15.72%) Puppet
3 36 (11.32%) Ansible
4 12 (3.77%) Terraform
5 11 (3.46%) Nagios
6 9 (2.83%) SCCM
7 8 (2.52%) Tivoli
8 7 (2.20%) Kubernetes
9 3 (0.94%) Salt
9 3 (0.94%) SELinux
9 3 (0.94%) WMI
10 2 (0.63%) Consul
11 1 (0.31%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.31%) Grafana
11 1 (0.31%) Kibana
11 1 (0.31%) SCOM
11 1 (0.31%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 99 (31.13%) Microsoft
2 26 (8.18%) Atlassian
3 21 (6.60%) Sitecore
3 21 (6.60%) VMware
4 19 (5.97%) Oracle
5 16 (5.03%) New Relic
6 10 (3.14%) Google
6 10 (3.14%) IBM
6 10 (3.14%) Red Hat
7 7 (2.20%) Splunk
8 6 (1.89%) SOASTA, Inc
9 5 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.57%) SAP
10 4 (1.26%) Sybase
11 3 (0.94%) Remedy
11 3 (0.94%) Serena
11 3 (0.94%) Trend Micro
12 2 (0.63%) Apigee
13 1 (0.31%) SaltStack
13 1 (0.31%) WSO2
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 12 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £1 per day + Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £550 to £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Volt
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Apollo Solutions
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day + Flexible working
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Reed Technology
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Talent Point
Rate: £475 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Midlands
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Talent Point
Rate: £550 - £600 per day + extensions
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 5 days ago