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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 407 513 604
Rank change year-on-year +106 +91  
Contract jobs citing Octopus Deploy 212 132 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.45% 0.24% 0.069%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.57% 1.58% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 88 31
Median daily rate £438 £433 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.15% +23.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £361 £335
% change year-on-year +14.18% +7.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 8258 8338 7465
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.62% 15.46% 13.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5649 5746 4927
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +3.12% +9.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 125 123
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.45 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.11% +14.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.50 £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +1.19% +13.51%  

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +113 194 £438 +1.15% 64
London +54 115 £450 - 38
South East +41 31 £413 +17.85% 7
East Midlands +10 23 £500 +53.84% 2
Scotland +39 16 £600 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 16 £500 - 2
Nottingham - 14 £500 - 2
Edinburgh +16 13 £600 - 1
West Sussex +26 12 £413 +16.19%
Yorkshire +32 8 £344 -23.61% 6
East Grinstead -2 7 £413 +16.19%
Milton Keynes -9 7 £350 -
Buckinghamshire -10 7 £350 - 1
West Yorkshire +26 6 £338 -25.00% 6
North West +22 6 £375 -1.31% 3
East of England -3 6 £350 -6.66% 2
Surrey - 6 £413 - 2
Leeds +15 5 £338 -25.00% 6
South West +12 5 £500 +33.33% 1
City of London -7 5 £550 +22.22% 12
Cambridgeshire +1 4 £340 -9.33%
Bristol -2 4 £500 +25.00%
Worthing - 4 £400 -
Cambridge +10 3 £340 -8.41%
Leicestershire -6 3 £375 +15.38%
Manchester - 3 £388 - 3
Portsmouth - 3 £475 -
Glasgow - 3 £310 - 1
Hampshire - 3 £475 - 3
Cheshire +21 2 £369 -5.44%

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 251 (68.21%) TeamCity
2 249 (67.66%) .NET
3 225 (61.14%) Agile Software Development
4 206 (55.98%) C#
5 198 (53.80%) DevOps
6 159 (43.21%) Microsoft Azure
7 153 (41.58%) AngularJS
8 151 (41.03%) TDD
9 143 (38.86%) MVC
10 131 (35.60%) JavaScript
11 125 (33.97%) Git (software)
12 124 (33.70%) ASP.NET Web API
13 117 (31.79%) ASP.NET
14 116 (31.52%) SQL Server
14 116 (31.52%) Continuous Integration
15 114 (30.98%) PowerShell
16 109 (29.62%) Windows
17 107 (29.08%) Scrum
17 107 (29.08%) BDD
18 104 (28.26%) Microsoft
19 103 (27.99%) Amazon AWS
20 97 (26.36%) Opscode Chef
21 96 (26.09%) SQL
22 83 (22.55%) Microservices
23 79 (21.47%) Jenkins
24 78 (21.20%) NoSQL
25 74 (20.11%) Finance
26 72 (19.57%) Team Foundation Server
26 72 (19.57%) ASP.NET MVC
27 69 (18.75%) REST

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 48 (13.04%) IIS
2 41 (11.14%) Elasticsearch
3 32 (8.70%) CMS
4 22 (5.98%) EPiServer
5 16 (4.35%) Confluence
6 11 (2.99%) Sitecore CMS
7 9 (2.45%) SharePoint
8 8 (2.17%) WebSphere
9 7 (1.90%) NServiceBus
10 5 (1.36%) Drupal
10 5 (1.36%) Umbraco
11 4 (1.09%) Apache Solr
11 4 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (1.09%) nginx
11 4 (1.09%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.27%) Apache
12 1 (0.27%) CloudStack
12 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 4 (1.09%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.54%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.27%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.27%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 159 (43.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 103 (27.99%) Amazon AWS
3 40 (10.87%) GitHub
4 39 (10.60%) Amazon EC2
5 15 (4.08%) Amazon S3
6 10 (2.72%) AWS CloudFormation
7 8 (2.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 6 (1.63%) AWS Lambda
8 6 (1.63%) PaaS
8 6 (1.63%) SaaS
9 5 (1.36%) Amazon SQS
9 5 (1.36%) Route 53
10 4 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (1.09%) Google Compute Engine
11 3 (0.82%) Azure Data Factory
11 3 (0.82%) IaaS
12 2 (0.54%) Datadog
12 2 (0.54%) Office 365
13 1 (0.27%) CloudFront
13 1 (0.27%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.80%) Firewall
2 11 (2.99%) DNS
3 10 (2.72%) SSL
4 6 (1.63%) HTTP
5 5 (1.36%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.09%) DHCP
6 4 (1.09%) FTP
6 4 (1.09%) HTTPS
6 4 (1.09%) SMTP
6 4 (1.09%) Telnet
7 2 (0.54%) IPsec
7 2 (0.54%) VPN
8 1 (0.27%) LDAP
8 1 (0.27%) NAS
8 1 (0.27%) Network Security
8 1 (0.27%) SAN
8 1 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (31.52%) SQL Server
2 78 (21.20%) NoSQL
3 31 (8.42%) MongoDB
4 30 (8.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 24 (6.52%) Hadoop
5 24 (6.52%) RavenDB
6 19 (5.16%) SQL Server 2012
7 18 (4.89%) Relational Database
8 16 (4.35%) Redis
9 13 (3.53%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (2.72%) Amazon RDS
10 10 (2.72%) Azure SQL Database
10 10 (2.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (2.45%) RDBMS
11 9 (2.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (2.17%) MySQL
13 7 (1.90%) SQL Server 2014
13 7 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (1.09%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 251 (68.21%) TeamCity
2 125 (33.97%) Git (software)
3 79 (21.47%) Jenkins
4 72 (19.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 41 (11.14%) SpecFlow
6 40 (10.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 38 (10.33%) Visual Studio
8 29 (7.88%) MSBuild
9 27 (7.34%) JIRA
10 26 (7.07%) Hudson
11 19 (5.16%) Selenium
12 18 (4.89%) gulp
13 17 (4.62%) Moq
14 13 (3.53%) NuGet
15 12 (3.26%) Bitbucket
15 12 (3.26%) NUnit
16 10 (2.72%) Vagrant
17 9 (2.45%) ReSharper
17 9 (2.45%) WebDriver
18 7 (1.90%) Maven
General
1 74 (20.11%) Finance
2 32 (8.70%) Banking
3 17 (4.62%) Retail
4 12 (3.26%) Financial Institution
5 11 (2.99%) Back Office
6 8 (2.17%) Games
7 6 (1.63%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.09%) Marketing
9 3 (0.82%) Advertising
10 1 (0.27%) Automotive
10 1 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Front Office
10 1 (0.27%) Law
10 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.27%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Publishing
10 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 193 (52.45%) Developer
2 137 (37.23%) .NET Developer
3 97 (26.36%) DevOps Engineer
4 74 (20.11%) C# Developer
5 62 (16.85%) C# .NET Developer
6 40 (10.87%) Angular Developer
7 32 (8.70%) Full Stack Developer
8 31 (8.42%) Senior Developer
9 30 (8.15%) Azure Developer
9 30 (8.15%) Windows Engineer
10 28 (7.61%) Windows DevOps Engineer
11 24 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 24 (6.52%) AWS Developer
12 21 (5.71%) PowerShell Engineer
13 20 (5.43%) Azure Engineer
14 19 (5.16%) Agile Developer
14 19 (5.16%) JavaScript Developer
15 17 (4.62%) Agile .NET Developer
15 17 (4.62%) Senior C# Developer
16 16 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 249 (67.66%) .NET
2 153 (41.58%) AngularJS
3 124 (33.70%) ASP.NET Web API
4 117 (31.79%) ASP.NET
5 72 (19.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 69 (18.75%) REST
7 61 (16.58%) Web Services
8 54 (14.67%) HTML
9 52 (14.13%) CSS
10 40 (10.87%) Node.js
11 39 (10.60%) SOAP
12 34 (9.24%) .NET Core
12 34 (9.24%) jQuery
13 33 (8.97%) .NET Framework
13 33 (8.97%) Entity Framework
14 31 (8.42%) Angular 2
15 30 (8.15%) RESTful
16 29 (7.88%) RabbitMQ
17 24 (6.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 23 (6.25%) React
Miscellaneous
1 44 (11.96%) Greenfield Project
2 24 (6.52%) Public Cloud
3 21 (5.71%) Blog
3 21 (5.71%) User Experience
4 13 (3.53%) Online Banking
5 12 (3.26%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.36%) Clustering
7 5 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.82%) Fintech
8 3 (0.82%) PKI
9 2 (0.54%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.54%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.54%) Replication
10 1 (0.27%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.27%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.27%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.27%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.27%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.27%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 109 (29.62%) Windows
2 43 (11.68%) Windows Server
3 30 (8.15%) Linux
4 24 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (4.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (1.63%) VMS
8 4 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.54%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.54%) Unix
10 1 (0.27%) Android
10 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (61.14%) Agile Software Development
2 198 (53.80%) DevOps
3 151 (41.03%) TDD
4 143 (38.86%) MVC
5 116 (31.52%) Continuous Integration
6 107 (29.08%) BDD
6 107 (29.08%) Scrum
7 83 (22.55%) Microservices
8 57 (15.49%) SOLID
9 51 (13.86%) Software Engineering
10 50 (13.59%) Configuration Management
11 42 (11.41%) CQRS
12 40 (10.87%) E-Commerce
13 38 (10.33%) Kanban
14 37 (10.05%) Test Automation
15 35 (9.51%) Continuous Improvement
15 35 (9.51%) High Availability
16 32 (8.70%) Unit Testing
17 30 (8.15%) OO
18 28 (7.61%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 206 (55.98%) C#
2 131 (35.60%) JavaScript
3 114 (30.98%) PowerShell
4 96 (26.09%) SQL
5 43 (11.68%) Ruby
6 24 (6.52%) Scala
7 20 (5.43%) T-SQL
8 18 (4.89%) Java
9 10 (2.72%) PHP
9 10 (2.72%) Python
9 10 (2.72%) TypeScript
10 9 (2.45%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.63%) VB
12 4 (1.09%) Perl
13 2 (0.54%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 1 (0.27%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (3.53%) Degree
2 12 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (1.63%) MCSE
5 5 (1.36%) MCTS
6 4 (1.09%) MCITP
7 3 (0.82%) AWS Certification
7 3 (0.82%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (17.39%) QA
2 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (8.70%) Docker
2 18 (4.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.99%) Active Directory
3 11 (2.99%) vSphere
4 8 (2.17%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.82%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.27%) KVM
6 1 (0.27%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.27%) Xen
6 1 (0.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 97 (26.36%) Opscode Chef
2 48 (13.04%) Puppet
3 36 (9.78%) Ansible
4 26 (7.07%) Terraform
5 16 (4.35%) Kubernetes
6 10 (2.72%) Nagios
7 9 (2.45%) SCCM
8 8 (2.17%) Tivoli
9 4 (1.09%) Consul
10 3 (0.82%) Kibana
11 2 (0.54%) Salt
12 1 (0.27%) Cobbler
12 1 (0.27%) Docker Swarm
12 1 (0.27%) Grafana
12 1 (0.27%) logstash
12 1 (0.27%) Packer
12 1 (0.27%) SCOM
12 1 (0.27%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 104 (28.26%) Microsoft
2 22 (5.98%) Sitecore
3 20 (5.43%) VMware
4 18 (4.89%) Atlassian
5 14 (3.80%) Oracle
6 13 (3.53%) New Relic
7 9 (2.45%) Google
7 9 (2.45%) IBM
8 7 (1.90%) Splunk
9 6 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (1.36%) RedGate
10 5 (1.36%) SAP
11 4 (1.09%) Sybase
12 3 (0.82%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.82%) Remedy
12 3 (0.82%) Serena
13 2 (0.54%) Tableau
13 2 (0.54%) TOWER Software
14 1 (0.27%) Meraki
14 1 (0.27%) Riverbed
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