Period
to 17 February 2019

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 17 February 2019 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
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 416 410 581
Rank change year-on-year -6 +171 +168
Contract jobs citing Octopus Deploy 541 558 280
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.55% 0.55% 0.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.60% 3.00% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 432 190
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £380 £363 £344
90th Percentile £600 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +21.95% +2.50% +10.34%
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 20,801 18,576 15,989
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.30% 18.47% 16.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,207 13,014 10,689
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £631 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £449 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +6.86% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 269 232 271
UK median hourly rate £43.50 £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +9.76% +2.50%
10th Percentile £30.70 £29.00 £22.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £67.10 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -2.22% +9.76% +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 17 February 2019.

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 17 February 2019.

Contractor hourly 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 17 February 2019. 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 -12 523 £500 - 172
London -18 317 £513 - 71
UK excluding London +41 227 £500 +21.95% 103
North of England -9 80 £500 +29.87% 23
South East +41 79 £475 +17.28% 36
North West +17 34 £500 +11.11% 14
Yorkshire -20 33 £450 +28.57% 5
Midlands -4 26 £450 -10.00% 15
West Midlands -7 19 £550 +46.67% 7
East of England +26 16 £500 +17.65% 16
South West -22 14 £408 -16.41% 11
North East -9 13 £500 +21.21% 4
Scotland -1 10 £400 -
East Midlands -12 7 £410 -18.00% 8
Northern Ireland - 2 £510 -

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, 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.

1 354 (65.43%) TeamCity
2 327 (60.44%) .NET
3 299 (55.27%) Agile Software Development
4 288 (53.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 283 (52.31%) DevOps
6 278 (51.39%) C#
7 196 (36.23%) Git (software)
8 183 (33.83%) Amazon AWS
9 167 (30.87%) Continuous Integration
10 162 (29.94%) JavaScript
11 155 (28.65%) TDD
12 144 (26.62%) SQL
13 143 (26.43%) AngularJS
14 142 (26.25%) PowerShell
15 139 (25.69%) Windows
16 134 (24.77%) Microsoft
17 130 (24.03%) Jenkins
18 122 (22.55%) Scrum
19 120 (22.18%) MVC
20 114 (21.07%) Docker
21 102 (18.85%) Finance
22 100 (18.48%) SQL Server
22 100 (18.48%) ASP.NET Web API
23 93 (17.19%) Kubernetes
24 92 (17.01%) Ansible
25 91 (16.82%) Visual Studio Team System
25 91 (16.82%) Team Foundation Server
25 91 (16.82%) ASP.NET
26 85 (15.71%) Web Services
27 83 (15.34%) .NET Core

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 44 (8.13%) IIS
2 31 (5.73%) Elasticsearch
3 29 (5.36%) Confluence
4 24 (4.44%) CMS
5 23 (4.25%) SharePoint
6 19 (3.51%) Umbraco
7 15 (2.77%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (1.66%) EPiServer
8 9 (1.66%) WebSphere
9 8 (1.48%) Tomcat
10 7 (1.29%) Oracle Workflow
11 6 (1.11%) Apache
12 5 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
14 3 (0.55%) Kentico
14 3 (0.55%) NServiceBus
14 3 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
14 3 (0.55%) WordPress
15 2 (0.37%) Apache Spark
16 1 (0.18%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 10 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (2.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (2.22%) Sentinel
3 4 (0.74%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 288 (53.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 183 (33.83%) Amazon AWS
3 70 (12.94%) IaaS
4 63 (11.65%) PaaS
5 51 (9.43%) SaaS
6 32 (5.91%) Serverless
7 25 (4.62%) GitHub
8 24 (4.44%) Amazon EC2
9 21 (3.88%) AWS Lambda
10 20 (3.70%) Dynamics 365
11 19 (3.51%) Amazon S3
11 19 (3.51%) Datadog
12 18 (3.33%) AWS CloudFormation
12 18 (3.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 17 (3.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 17 (3.14%) OpenShift
14 15 (2.77%) Amazon SQS
15 14 (2.59%) Google Cloud Platform
15 14 (2.59%) Route 53
16 6 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 49 (9.06%) Firewall
2 19 (3.51%) DNS
3 17 (3.14%) VPN
4 15 (2.77%) ICMP
4 15 (2.77%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.55%) Network Security
6 2 (0.37%) Internet
6 2 (0.37%) SSL
7 1 (0.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (18.48%) SQL Server
2 37 (6.84%) NoSQL
3 22 (4.07%) Redis
4 20 (3.70%) MongoDB
5 19 (3.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 16 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (2.77%) Amazon RDS
7 15 (2.77%) Apache Cassandra
8 14 (2.59%) CouchDB
8 14 (2.59%) SQL Server 2014
9 13 (2.40%) Azure SQL Database
10 12 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (2.22%) SQL Server 2016
11 10 (1.85%) Cosmos DB
12 7 (1.29%) Power BI
12 7 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (1.11%) Big Data
13 6 (1.11%) Hadoop
14 5 (0.92%) Couchbase
14 5 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 354 (65.43%) TeamCity
2 196 (36.23%) Git (software)
3 130 (24.03%) Jenkins
4 91 (16.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 91 (16.82%) Visual Studio Team System
5 79 (14.60%) Visual Studio
6 69 (12.75%) Selenium
7 57 (10.54%) JIRA
8 43 (7.95%) Bitbucket
9 37 (6.84%) GitLab
10 31 (5.73%) SpecFlow
11 30 (5.55%) Cucumber
12 24 (4.44%) MSBuild
13 19 (3.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 18 (3.33%) Artifactory
14 18 (3.33%) Sonatype Nexus
15 17 (3.14%) GoCD
15 17 (3.14%) IBM UrbanCode
15 17 (3.14%) Zephyr
16 16 (2.96%) SonarQube
General
1 102 (18.85%) Finance
2 33 (6.10%) Banking
3 31 (5.73%) Retail
4 21 (3.88%) Front Office
5 15 (2.77%) Law
6 11 (2.03%) Marketing
7 10 (1.85%) Back Office
8 8 (1.48%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.11%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.92%) Electronics
11 4 (0.74%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.37%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.37%) Legal
12 2 (0.37%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.18%) Advertising
13 1 (0.18%) Publishing
13 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 227 (41.96%) Developer
2 151 (27.91%) DevOps Engineer
3 146 (26.99%) .NET Developer
4 75 (13.86%) C# Developer
5 69 (12.75%) Azure Engineer
6 58 (10.72%) Azure DevOps
7 54 (9.98%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 50 (9.24%) C# .NET Developer
9 40 (7.39%) Angular Developer
10 37 (6.84%) Senior Developer
11 32 (5.91%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 28 (5.18%) AWS DevOps
13 26 (4.81%) Architect
13 26 (4.81%) AWS Engineer
14 23 (4.25%) AWS Developer
14 23 (4.25%) Windows Engineer
15 22 (4.07%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 22 (4.07%) Cloud Engineer
16 21 (3.88%) Senior .NET Developer
17 19 (3.51%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 327 (60.44%) .NET
2 143 (26.43%) AngularJS
3 100 (18.48%) ASP.NET Web API
4 91 (16.82%) ASP.NET
5 85 (15.71%) Web Services
6 83 (15.34%) .NET Core
7 67 (12.38%) CSS
7 67 (12.38%) HTML
8 65 (12.01%) ASP.NET MVC
9 58 (10.72%) .NET Framework
10 56 (10.35%) Angular 2
11 46 (8.50%) Entity Framework
12 42 (7.76%) RESTful
13 38 (7.02%) HTML5
13 38 (7.02%) REST
14 37 (6.84%) SOAP
15 36 (6.65%) jQuery
16 31 (5.73%) React
17 29 (5.36%) JSON
17 29 (5.36%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (6.47%) Public Cloud
2 30 (5.55%) Greenfield Project
2 30 (5.55%) User Experience
3 27 (4.99%) Management Information System
4 26 (4.81%) Fintech
5 25 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (2.59%) Derivative
7 12 (2.22%) Fixed Income
7 12 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
8 11 (2.03%) Equities
8 11 (2.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 11 (2.03%) Online Banking
9 10 (1.85%) Hedge funds
10 9 (1.66%) Exotic Derivative
11 7 (1.29%) Self-Motivation
11 7 (1.29%) Tandem
12 6 (1.11%) Mobile App
13 5 (0.92%) Data Centre
14 4 (0.74%) Blog
14 4 (0.74%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 139 (25.69%) Windows
2 73 (13.49%) Linux
3 68 (12.57%) Windows Server
4 27 (4.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (3.51%) Unix
6 17 (3.14%) Ubuntu
7 16 (2.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (2.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.92%) CentOS
10 2 (0.37%) VMS
11 1 (0.18%) Android
11 1 (0.18%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 299 (55.27%) Agile Software Development
2 283 (52.31%) DevOps
3 167 (30.87%) Continuous Integration
4 155 (28.65%) TDD
5 122 (22.55%) Scrum
6 120 (22.18%) MVC
7 81 (14.97%) Deployment Automation
8 80 (14.79%) BDD
9 78 (14.42%) Microservices
10 68 (12.57%) Test Automation
10 68 (12.57%) Unit Testing
11 56 (10.35%) Continuous Delivery
12 43 (7.95%) Continuous Improvement
13 40 (7.39%) Configuration Management
14 38 (7.02%) Asset Management
14 38 (7.02%) SOLID
15 36 (6.65%) Mentoring
15 36 (6.65%) Problem-Solving
16 34 (6.28%) Migration
16 34 (6.28%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 278 (51.39%) C#
2 162 (29.94%) JavaScript
3 144 (26.62%) SQL
4 142 (26.25%) PowerShell
5 52 (9.61%) Bash Shell
6 51 (9.43%) Python
7 42 (7.76%) Java
8 33 (6.10%) Perl
9 18 (3.33%) Ruby
10 16 (2.96%) T-SQL
10 16 (2.96%) TypeScript
11 7 (1.29%) C
11 7 (1.29%) Go
12 4 (0.74%) C++
12 4 (0.74%) PHP
13 3 (0.55%) VBA
14 2 (0.37%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.37%) Scala
14 2 (0.37%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (4.07%) Security Cleared
2 21 (3.88%) SC Cleared
3 13 (2.40%) Degree
4 8 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (0.74%) MCSE
7 3 (0.55%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.55%) ISEB
7 3 (0.55%) MCITP
8 1 (0.18%) MCSA
8 1 (0.18%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (6.65%) QA
2 2 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.37%) PMO
System Software
1 114 (21.07%) Docker
2 14 (2.59%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (1.29%) vCloud
4 6 (1.11%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.37%) VMware NSX
6 2 (0.37%) vSphere
7 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 93 (17.19%) Kubernetes
2 92 (17.01%) Ansible
3 75 (13.86%) Terraform
4 65 (12.01%) Puppet
5 36 (6.65%) Opscode Chef
6 31 (5.73%) Nagios
7 17 (3.14%) Rundeck
8 14 (2.59%) SCOrch
9 12 (2.22%) CloudForms
10 9 (1.66%) Grafana
11 7 (1.29%) Nessus
12 6 (1.11%) Kibana
13 4 (0.74%) Docker Swarm
13 4 (0.74%) Graphite
13 4 (0.74%) ZABBIX
14 3 (0.55%) Consul
14 3 (0.55%) Failover Clustering
14 3 (0.55%) logstash
14 3 (0.55%) Single Sign-On
15 2 (0.37%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 134 (24.77%) Microsoft
2 38 (7.02%) New Relic
3 34 (6.28%) Splunk
4 28 (5.18%) AppDynamics
5 26 (4.81%) Atlassian
6 18 (3.33%) Oracle
7 17 (3.14%) Micro Focus
7 17 (3.14%) SaltStack
8 14 (2.59%) Dynatrace
9 11 (2.03%) Google
10 10 (1.85%) RedGate
10 10 (1.85%) Sitecore
11 8 (1.48%) VMware
12 7 (1.29%) CyberArk
12 7 (1.29%) DevExpress
12 7 (1.29%) IBM
13 6 (1.11%) Red Hat
14 5 (0.92%) SAP
14 5 (0.92%) Xamarin
15 4 (0.74%) LogRhythm