Period
to 9 December 2018

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 9 December 2018 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 408 446 608
Rank change year-on-year +38 +162 +156
Contract jobs citing Octopus Deploy 609 507 292
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.58% 0.49% 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.74% 2.66% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 385 219
UK median daily rate £475 £480 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.04% +10.98% +8.13%
10th Percentile £363 £356 £350
90th Percentile £600 £625 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £410 £380
% change year-on-year +7.32% +7.89% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 -
UK excluding London 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 with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 22,237 19,056 17,034
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.31% 18.60% 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,278 13,309 11,419
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 271 246
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £30.00 £29.00 £22.59
90th Percentile £53.75 £62.00 £55.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 9 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Octopus Deploy in the UK

Octopus Deploy
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Octopus Deploy.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Octopus Deploy in the UK

Octopus Deploy
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Octopus Deploy over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Octopus Deploy in the UK

Octopus Deploy
Top 16 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 9 December 2018. 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 +35 589 £475 -2.56% 150
London -9 340 £525 +5.00% 58
UK excluding London +85 264 £440 +7.32% 93
North of England +52 113 £405 -1.82% 30
South East +19 69 £448 +11.88% 31
North West +39 64 £400 -5.88% 17
Yorkshire +13 41 £405 +22.73% 11
Midlands -10 25 £488 - 16
South West -13 24 £425 -6.08% 6
East of England -1 16 £500 +21.21% 9
West Midlands -16 14 £538 +4.88% 8
Scotland -13 12 £400 -2.44%
East Midlands +6 11 £413 -13.16% 8
North East -15 8 £483 +16.97% 2
Wales -26 2 £450 - 1
Northern Ireland - 2 £510 -

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, 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 with a requirement for Octopus Deploy.

1 408 (67.00%) TeamCity
2 400 (65.68%) .NET
3 366 (60.10%) Agile Software Development
4 340 (55.83%) C#
5 296 (48.60%) Microsoft Azure
6 284 (46.63%) DevOps
7 224 (36.78%) Git (software)
8 206 (33.83%) Amazon AWS
9 199 (32.68%) TDD
10 196 (32.18%) Continuous Integration
11 179 (29.39%) AngularJS
11 179 (29.39%) JavaScript
12 168 (27.59%) MVC
13 155 (25.45%) SQL
14 154 (25.29%) PowerShell
15 152 (24.96%) Microsoft
15 152 (24.96%) Scrum
16 148 (24.30%) SQL Server
17 143 (23.48%) ASP.NET
18 141 (23.15%) ASP.NET Web API
19 139 (22.82%) Windows
20 134 (22.00%) Jenkins
21 122 (20.03%) Docker
22 115 (18.88%) .NET Core
22 115 (18.88%) Finance
23 112 (18.39%) Selenium
24 103 (16.91%) Microservices
25 102 (16.75%) Web Services
26 98 (16.09%) BDD
27 97 (15.93%) Test Automation

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 39 (6.40%) Umbraco
2 37 (6.08%) IIS
3 36 (5.91%) Confluence
4 31 (5.09%) CMS
4 31 (5.09%) SharePoint
5 29 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
6 17 (2.79%) BizTalk Server
7 10 (1.64%) NServiceBus
8 9 (1.48%) Apache
9 7 (1.15%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.82%) EPiServer
10 5 (0.82%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.66%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.49%) WordPress
13 2 (0.33%) Apache Spark
14 1 (0.16%) nginx
14 1 (0.16%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (1.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 20 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.48%) Sentinel
3 5 (0.82%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.33%) Bloomberg AIM
4 2 (0.33%) Eagle PACE
4 2 (0.33%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 296 (48.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 206 (33.83%) Amazon AWS
3 62 (10.18%) IaaS
4 56 (9.20%) PaaS
5 49 (8.05%) SaaS
6 31 (5.09%) GitHub
7 25 (4.11%) Serverless
8 24 (3.94%) Dynamics 365
9 22 (3.61%) Google Cloud Platform
10 20 (3.28%) AWS CloudFormation
10 20 (3.28%) Datadog
10 20 (3.28%) OpenShift
11 19 (3.12%) AWS Lambda
12 17 (2.79%) Amazon EC2
13 16 (2.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 15 (2.46%) Amazon SQS
15 13 (2.13%) Amazon S3
16 12 (1.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 12 (1.97%) Route 53
17 11 (1.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (6.90%) Firewall
2 21 (3.45%) DNS
3 13 (2.13%) ICMP
3 13 (2.13%) TCP/IP
3 13 (2.13%) VPN
4 3 (0.49%) Network Security
5 2 (0.33%) DHCP
5 2 (0.33%) HTTP
5 2 (0.33%) Internet
5 2 (0.33%) SSL
6 1 (0.16%) FIX Connectivity
6 1 (0.16%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (24.30%) SQL Server
2 41 (6.73%) NoSQL
3 28 (4.60%) MongoDB
4 27 (4.43%) SQL Server 2016
5 23 (3.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
7 19 (3.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 16 (2.63%) Relational Database
9 15 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 14 (2.30%) Azure SQL Database
10 14 (2.30%) Redis
11 13 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
12 11 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (1.81%) MySQL
12 11 (1.81%) SQL Server 2014
13 10 (1.64%) Hadoop
13 10 (1.64%) RDBMS
14 9 (1.48%) Apache Cassandra
14 9 (1.48%) CouchDB
15 8 (1.31%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 408 (67.00%) TeamCity
2 224 (36.78%) Git (software)
3 134 (22.00%) Jenkins
4 112 (18.39%) Selenium
5 96 (15.76%) Visual Studio Team System
6 91 (14.94%) Team Foundation Server
7 88 (14.45%) JIRA
8 77 (12.64%) Visual Studio
9 50 (8.21%) Bitbucket
10 45 (7.39%) SpecFlow
11 39 (6.40%) Cucumber
12 36 (5.91%) GitLab
13 28 (4.60%) Artifactory
14 27 (4.43%) MSBuild
15 22 (3.61%) SonarQube
16 21 (3.45%) Sonatype Nexus
17 20 (3.28%) IBM UrbanCode
18 19 (3.12%) gulp
18 19 (3.12%) Zephyr
19 15 (2.46%) NUnit
General
1 115 (18.88%) Finance
2 33 (5.42%) Banking
3 27 (4.43%) Retail
4 26 (4.27%) Front Office
5 9 (1.48%) Back Office
6 8 (1.31%) Law
6 8 (1.31%) Marketing
7 6 (0.99%) Corporate Banking
7 6 (0.99%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.82%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.66%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.49%) Electronics
11 2 (0.33%) Advertising
11 2 (0.33%) Legal
11 2 (0.33%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.33%) Publishing
12 1 (0.16%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 315 (51.72%) Developer
2 216 (35.47%) .NET Developer
3 126 (20.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 105 (17.24%) C# Developer
5 73 (11.99%) C# .NET Developer
6 47 (7.72%) Azure Engineer
7 46 (7.55%) Senior Developer
8 45 (7.39%) Angular Developer
9 35 (5.75%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 33 (5.42%) Azure DevOps
11 31 (5.09%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 30 (4.93%) .NET Software Developer
13 29 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
13 29 (4.76%) Software Developer
14 28 (4.60%) AWS Developer
15 26 (4.27%) ASP.NET Developer
16 25 (4.11%) AWS DevOps
16 25 (4.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 22 (3.61%) C# Software Developer
17 22 (3.61%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 400 (65.68%) .NET
2 179 (29.39%) AngularJS
3 143 (23.48%) ASP.NET
4 141 (23.15%) ASP.NET Web API
5 115 (18.88%) .NET Core
6 102 (16.75%) Web Services
7 86 (14.12%) ASP.NET MVC
8 76 (12.48%) CSS
9 71 (11.66%) HTML
10 60 (9.85%) Angular 2
11 54 (8.87%) .NET Framework
11 54 (8.87%) RESTful
12 47 (7.72%) jQuery
12 47 (7.72%) REST
13 44 (7.22%) React
14 43 (7.06%) SOAP
15 42 (6.90%) Entity Framework
16 39 (6.40%) HTML5
17 33 (5.42%) WCF
18 31 (5.09%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 55 (9.03%) Greenfield Project
2 34 (5.58%) Public Cloud
3 29 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 29 (4.76%) User Experience
4 28 (4.60%) Fintech
5 25 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (3.78%) Derivative
7 20 (3.28%) Equities
7 20 (3.28%) Fixed Income
8 18 (2.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 13 (2.13%) Exotic Derivative
9 13 (2.13%) Hedge funds
10 12 (1.97%) Hybrid Cloud
11 10 (1.64%) Mobile App
12 9 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (1.15%) Data Centre
14 6 (0.99%) Online Banking
14 6 (0.99%) Tandem
15 4 (0.66%) Blog
15 4 (0.66%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 139 (22.82%) Windows
2 72 (11.82%) Windows Server
3 63 (10.34%) Linux
4 26 (4.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (3.94%) Unix
6 20 (3.28%) Ubuntu
7 14 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.33%) Android
10 1 (0.16%) CentOS
10 1 (0.16%) VMS
10 1 (0.16%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 366 (60.10%) Agile Software Development
2 284 (46.63%) DevOps
3 199 (32.68%) TDD
4 196 (32.18%) Continuous Integration
5 168 (27.59%) MVC
6 152 (24.96%) Scrum
7 103 (16.91%) Microservices
8 98 (16.09%) BDD
9 97 (15.93%) Test Automation
10 79 (12.97%) Deployment Automation
10 79 (12.97%) Unit Testing
11 72 (11.82%) Continuous Delivery
12 58 (9.52%) Web Development
13 56 (9.20%) Mentoring
14 55 (9.03%) Asset Management
14 55 (9.03%) Kanban
15 51 (8.37%) SOLID
16 50 (8.21%) Software Engineering
17 45 (7.39%) Problem-Solving
18 39 (6.40%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 340 (55.83%) C#
2 179 (29.39%) JavaScript
3 155 (25.45%) SQL
4 154 (25.29%) PowerShell
5 46 (7.55%) Java
6 38 (6.24%) Bash Shell
7 31 (5.09%) Python
8 27 (4.43%) TypeScript
9 20 (3.28%) T-SQL
10 16 (2.63%) Perl
11 15 (2.46%) Ruby
12 8 (1.31%) PHP
13 6 (0.99%) C
14 5 (0.82%) ES6
14 5 (0.82%) VBA
15 3 (0.49%) Go
16 2 (0.33%) C++
16 2 (0.33%) Java 8
16 2 (0.33%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (4.11%) Security Cleared
2 23 (3.78%) SC Cleared
3 13 (2.13%) Degree
4 8 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.49%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.49%) MCITP
6 3 (0.49%) MCSE
7 2 (0.33%) ISEB
8 1 (0.16%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.16%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (7.72%) QA
2 2 (0.33%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.33%) PMO
3 1 (0.16%) GDPR
System Software
1 122 (20.03%) Docker
2 12 (1.97%) Active Directory
3 11 (1.81%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.82%) vCloud
5 5 (0.82%) vSphere
6 2 (0.33%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.33%) VMware NSX
6 2 (0.33%) XenApp
7 1 (0.16%) iptables
7 1 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 89 (14.61%) Kubernetes
2 80 (13.14%) Ansible
3 68 (11.17%) Puppet
4 57 (9.36%) Terraform
5 45 (7.39%) Opscode Chef
6 27 (4.43%) Nagios
7 14 (2.30%) SCOrch
8 12 (1.97%) CloudForms
9 11 (1.81%) Rundeck
10 7 (1.15%) Grafana
11 5 (0.82%) Kibana
11 5 (0.82%) Nessus
11 5 (0.82%) vRealize
11 5 (0.82%) vRealize Orchestrator
12 4 (0.66%) Consul
12 4 (0.66%) Failover Clustering
12 4 (0.66%) Packer
13 3 (0.49%) SCCM
13 3 (0.49%) Single Sign-On
14 2 (0.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 152 (24.96%) Microsoft
2 32 (5.25%) AppDynamics
2 32 (5.25%) New Relic
3 28 (4.60%) Splunk
4 24 (3.94%) Atlassian
5 19 (3.12%) Micro Focus
6 17 (2.79%) Oracle
6 17 (2.79%) VMware
7 16 (2.63%) RedGate
8 14 (2.30%) Sitecore
9 11 (1.81%) Google
9 11 (1.81%) SaltStack
10 10 (1.64%) Dynatrace
11 8 (1.31%) Charles River
11 8 (1.31%) IBM
12 6 (0.99%) DevExpress
12 6 (0.99%) Xamarin
13 5 (0.82%) CyberArk
13 5 (0.82%) Tableau
14 4 (0.66%) SendGrid