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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Octopus Deploy
UK
Rank 422 535 604
Rank change year-on-year +113 +69  
Contract jobs citing Octopus Deploy 161 105 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.36% 0.20% 0.050%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.07% 1.36% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 64 22
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 £350 £325 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £335 £400
% change year-on-year +23.13% -16.25%  
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 7769 7745 7088
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.30% 14.55% 13.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5235 5162 4523
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 £310 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 188 137
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.35 £31.80 £28.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +101 154 £450 +4.04% 56
London +59 90 £488 -2.50% 29
South East +23 25 £413 +25.00% 3
Yorkshire +31 19 £430 +1.17% 11
West Yorkshire +31 15 £438 +25.00% 9
Surrey - 12 £413 -
Reigate - 10 £419 -
Bradford - 10 £475 - 1
City of London -5 9 £360 -18.18% 5
West Sussex - 9 £400 - 1
South West +6 5 £350 -17.64% 1
North West +28 4 £365 -13.09% 3
Leeds +16 4 £375 +7.14% 7
East Midlands -2 4 £485 +49.23% 3
Nottinghamshire - 4 £485 - 3
Nottingham - 4 £485 - 3
East Grinstead - 4 £425 -
North Yorkshire +5 3 £430 -1.71% 2
Harrogate +1 3 £430 -1.71% 1
East of England -2 3 - - 1
Bath - 3 £350 -
Gatwick - 3 £400 -
Somerset - 3 £350 -
Manchester +13 2 £376 +19.44% 2
Cambridgeshire +10 2 - - 1
Cambridge +7 2 - - 1
Bristol +5 2 £488 +14.70% 1
Hammersmith - 2 £518 -
Scotland +20 1 - - 3
Edinburgh +19 1 - - 2

Octopus Deploy
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 186 (68.13%) .NET
2 182 (66.67%) TeamCity
3 173 (63.37%) Agile Software Development
4 166 (60.81%) DevOps
5 132 (48.35%) C#
6 112 (41.03%) Microsoft Azure
7 108 (39.56%) Git (software)
8 105 (38.46%) Windows
9 101 (37.00%) PowerShell
10 100 (36.63%) SQL Server
11 93 (34.07%) Amazon AWS
12 92 (33.70%) TDD
13 90 (32.97%) ASP.NET
14 89 (32.60%) Continuous Integration
15 88 (32.23%) AngularJS
16 87 (31.87%) ASP.NET Web API
17 86 (31.50%) Microsoft
18 78 (28.57%) JavaScript
18 78 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
19 74 (27.11%) Scrum
20 72 (26.37%) MVC
21 71 (26.01%) BDD
22 66 (24.18%) Team Foundation Server
23 65 (23.81%) Jenkins
24 64 (23.44%) SQL
25 59 (21.61%) Windows Server
26 56 (20.51%) Puppet
27 54 (19.78%) IIS
28 52 (19.05%) Web Services
29 50 (18.32%) ASP.NET MVC

Octopus Deploy
Top Related 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 54 (19.78%) IIS
2 30 (10.99%) Confluence
2 30 (10.99%) Elasticsearch
3 20 (7.33%) CMS
4 11 (4.03%) OpenStack
5 8 (2.93%) WebSphere
6 7 (2.56%) nginx
6 7 (2.56%) SharePoint
6 7 (2.56%) Tomcat
7 6 (2.20%) Apache
7 6 (2.20%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (1.83%) Umbraco
9 4 (1.47%) EPiServer
9 4 (1.47%) NServiceBus
10 3 (1.10%) Apache Solr
10 3 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (1.10%) Drupal
11 1 (0.37%) CloudStack
11 1 (0.37%) Liferay
Applications
1 16 (5.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.73%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 112 (41.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 93 (34.07%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (13.19%) Amazon EC2
4 32 (11.72%) GitHub
5 18 (6.59%) Amazon S3
6 12 (4.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 12 (4.40%) AWS CloudFormation
7 11 (4.03%) IaaS
7 11 (4.03%) PaaS
8 8 (2.93%) Amazon SQS
9 7 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (1.83%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (1.47%) Google Compute Engine
11 4 (1.47%) Office 365
11 4 (1.47%) Route 53
11 4 (1.47%) SaaS
12 2 (0.73%) Datadog
13 1 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.37%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.59%) Firewall
2 15 (5.49%) DNS
3 13 (4.76%) SSL
4 8 (2.93%) HTTP
5 6 (2.20%) DHCP
5 6 (2.20%) LDAP
5 6 (2.20%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.83%) FTP
6 5 (1.83%) HTTPS
6 5 (1.83%) Kerberos
6 5 (1.83%) Network Security
6 5 (1.83%) SMTP
6 5 (1.83%) Telnet
6 5 (1.83%) VPN
7 4 (1.47%) NAS
7 4 (1.47%) SAN
8 2 (0.73%) DMZ
8 2 (0.73%) VLAN
9 1 (0.37%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.37%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (36.63%) SQL Server
2 30 (10.99%) NoSQL
3 22 (8.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 19 (6.96%) Hadoop
5 16 (5.86%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (5.49%) Relational Database
7 14 (5.13%) MongoDB
8 13 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
8 13 (4.76%) Azure SQL Database
9 11 (4.03%) Redis
9 11 (4.03%) SQL Server 2014
10 9 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (2.20%) MySQL
12 4 (1.47%) RDBMS
13 3 (1.10%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.73%) RavenDB
15 1 (0.37%) InterSystems Cache
15 1 (0.37%) MarkLogic
15 1 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 182 (66.67%) TeamCity
2 108 (39.56%) Git (software)
3 66 (24.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 65 (23.81%) Jenkins
5 48 (17.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 37 (13.55%) JIRA
7 26 (9.52%) Hudson
7 26 (9.52%) MSBuild
8 25 (9.16%) Visual Studio
9 19 (6.96%) Selenium
9 19 (6.96%) Vagrant
10 18 (6.59%) NuGet
11 12 (4.40%) WebDriver
12 11 (4.03%) Grunt
13 9 (3.30%) Bower
13 9 (3.30%) SpecFlow
14 8 (2.93%) Cucumber
14 8 (2.93%) Subversion
15 7 (2.56%) Bitbucket
16 4 (1.47%) NUnit
General
1 42 (15.38%) Finance
2 18 (6.59%) Banking
3 16 (5.86%) Retail
4 12 (4.40%) Back Office
5 7 (2.56%) Advertising
6 4 (1.47%) Games
6 4 (1.47%) Marketing
6 4 (1.47%) Publishing
7 1 (0.37%) Automotive
7 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 120 (43.96%) Developer
2 95 (34.80%) DevOps Engineer
3 83 (30.40%) .NET Developer
4 51 (18.68%) C# Developer
5 44 (16.12%) Windows Engineer
6 36 (13.19%) C# .NET Developer
7 24 (8.79%) Angular Developer
8 23 (8.42%) AWS Developer
9 21 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 21 (7.69%) Senior Developer
10 20 (7.33%) AWS Engineer
11 18 (6.59%) AWS DevOps
12 17 (6.23%) Azure Engineer
13 16 (5.86%) PowerShell Engineer
14 15 (5.49%) Azure Developer
14 15 (5.49%) Azure DevOps
14 15 (5.49%) Senior C# Developer
15 14 (5.13%) Full Stack Developer
16 10 (3.66%) JavaScript Developer
17 9 (3.30%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (68.13%) .NET
2 90 (32.97%) ASP.NET
3 88 (32.23%) AngularJS
4 87 (31.87%) ASP.NET Web API
5 52 (19.05%) Web Services
6 50 (18.32%) ASP.NET MVC
7 49 (17.95%) REST
8 41 (15.02%) Node.js
9 35 (12.82%) SOAP
10 32 (11.72%) jQuery
11 30 (10.99%) CSS
12 26 (9.52%) HTML
13 24 (8.79%) .NET Core
14 23 (8.42%) RESTful
15 21 (7.69%) Angular 2
15 21 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
16 19 (6.96%) React
17 16 (5.86%) .NET Framework
17 16 (5.86%) HTML5
18 15 (5.49%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.42%) User Experience
2 19 (6.96%) Public Cloud
3 15 (5.49%) Blog
4 11 (4.03%) Online Banking
5 9 (3.30%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.93%) Clustering
6 8 (2.93%) PKI
7 7 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.10%) Wiki
9 1 (0.37%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.37%) BBC
9 1 (0.37%) Derivative
9 1 (0.37%) Equities
9 1 (0.37%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.37%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.37%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.37%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.37%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.37%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 105 (38.46%) Windows
2 59 (21.61%) Windows Server
3 41 (15.02%) Linux
4 29 (10.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (7.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (4.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (3.30%) CentOS
8 6 (2.20%) Ubuntu
8 6 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.10%) Fedora
10 2 (0.73%) Android
11 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.37%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (63.37%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (60.81%) DevOps
3 92 (33.70%) TDD
4 89 (32.60%) Continuous Integration
5 74 (27.11%) Scrum
6 72 (26.37%) MVC
7 71 (26.01%) BDD
8 49 (17.95%) Configuration Management
9 44 (16.12%) Microservices
10 37 (13.55%) Continuous Delivery
11 35 (12.82%) Kanban
12 34 (12.45%) E-Commerce
13 31 (11.36%) Continuous Improvement
13 31 (11.36%) High Availability
14 24 (8.79%) CQRS
15 23 (8.42%) Open Source
16 22 (8.06%) SOLID
17 21 (7.69%) Unit Testing
17 21 (7.69%) Web Development
18 16 (5.86%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 132 (48.35%) C#
2 101 (37.00%) PowerShell
3 78 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 64 (23.44%) SQL
5 37 (13.55%) Ruby
6 22 (8.06%) Java
7 20 (7.33%) Bash Shell
8 19 (6.96%) Scala
9 18 (6.59%) Python
10 15 (5.49%) Perl
11 9 (3.30%) PHP
12 7 (2.56%) C
13 6 (2.20%) T-SQL
13 6 (2.20%) VB
14 3 (1.10%) Korn
14 3 (1.10%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.73%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.73%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (3.66%) AWS Certification
2 9 (3.30%) Degree
3 5 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.10%) MCSE
5 1 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.37%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (16.48%) QA
2 2 (0.73%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.37%) SDET
System Software
1 34 (12.45%) Docker
2 25 (9.16%) Active Directory
3 21 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (3.30%) vSphere
5 4 (1.47%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.10%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 3 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.73%) Xen
8 1 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.37%) KVM
8 1 (0.37%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.37%) vCloud
8 1 (0.37%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 78 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
2 56 (20.51%) Puppet
3 40 (14.65%) Ansible
4 11 (4.03%) Nagios
5 9 (3.30%) SCCM
6 8 (2.93%) Tivoli
7 6 (2.20%) Terraform
8 5 (1.83%) SELinux
9 4 (1.47%) SCOM
10 3 (1.10%) WMI
11 1 (0.37%) Kubernetes
11 1 (0.37%) Salt
Vendors
1 86 (31.50%) Microsoft
2 27 (9.89%) Atlassian
3 23 (8.42%) VMware
4 18 (6.59%) Sitecore
5 17 (6.23%) New Relic
6 15 (5.49%) Oracle
7 14 (5.13%) Red Hat
8 12 (4.40%) IBM
9 11 (4.03%) Splunk
10 10 (3.66%) Google
11 6 (2.20%) SOASTA, Inc
12 5 (1.83%) SAP
12 5 (1.83%) Trend Micro
13 4 (1.47%) Sybase
14 3 (1.10%) Remedy
14 3 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
14 3 (1.10%) Serena
15 2 (0.73%) Apigee
15 2 (0.73%) Cisco
15 2 (0.73%) SaltStack
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £325 to £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago