Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 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
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 452 614 766
Rank change year-on-year +162 +152 +59
Contract jobs citing Octopus Deploy 510 289 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.49% 0.28% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.64% 1.69% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 217 114
UK median daily rate £488 £435 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.07% +8.75% -
10th Percentile £356 £350 £321
90th Percentile £625 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +8.22% +1.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £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 19290 17140 16365
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.67% 16.59% 14.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 13455 11491 10911
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £278
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 271 245 355
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29.00 £22.51 £23.10
90th Percentile £63.75 £55.30 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +8.11%

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 12 December 2017.

Contractor daily 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 12 December 2017. 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 +134 497 £488 +12.39% 69
London +153 371 £500 +8.11% 49
UK excluding London +29 138 £411 +8.22% 22
North of England +78 50 £413 +8.55% 9
South East -11 35 £400 +5.26% 4
Midlands +44 27 £500 +53.85% 1
Yorkshire +32 25 £310 -16.78% 9
East Midlands +13 17 £475 +46.15% 1
North East - 14 £413 -
North West +25 11 £425 -
West Midlands +19 10 £513 +49.64%
Scotland +3 10 £410 -8.89% 2
East of England -12 9 £413 +37.50% 1
South West -35 5 £453 +20.67% 5
Wales - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 392 (76.86%) TeamCity
2 320 (62.75%) .NET
3 306 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 275 (53.92%) DevOps
5 268 (52.55%) Agile Software Development
6 247 (48.43%) C#
7 226 (44.31%) PowerShell
8 204 (40.00%) Windows
9 191 (37.45%) Git (software)
10 188 (36.86%) Continuous Integration
11 186 (36.47%) SQL Server
12 165 (32.35%) Amazon AWS
13 160 (31.37%) MVC
14 158 (30.98%) Microsoft
15 152 (29.80%) TDD
16 137 (26.86%) Scrum
17 131 (25.69%) Team Foundation Server
18 128 (25.10%) AngularJS
19 124 (24.31%) ASP.NET
20 112 (21.96%) ASP.NET Web API
21 111 (21.76%) Finance
22 108 (21.18%) JavaScript
23 102 (20.00%) BDD
24 97 (19.02%) Microservices
25 96 (18.82%) ASP.NET MVC
26 89 (17.45%) SQL
27 83 (16.27%) Opscode Chef
28 78 (15.29%) Software Engineering
29 76 (14.90%) Windows Server
30 73 (14.31%) SOLID

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 63 (12.35%) Confluence
2 46 (9.02%) IIS
3 29 (5.69%) OpenStack
4 28 (5.49%) Elasticsearch
5 24 (4.71%) NServiceBus
6 20 (3.92%) CMS
7 13 (2.55%) Tomcat
7 13 (2.55%) WebSphere
8 12 (2.35%) Apache
9 7 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
10 6 (1.18%) Umbraco
11 5 (0.98%) EPiServer
11 5 (0.98%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.59%) nginx
13 2 (0.39%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.39%) Kentico
13 2 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 1 (0.20%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (0.59%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.98%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 306 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 165 (32.35%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (5.29%) GitHub
4 13 (2.55%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (1.76%) npm
6 8 (1.57%) PaaS
7 7 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (1.18%) Dynamics 365
9 5 (0.98%) Route 53
10 4 (0.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (0.59%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 3 (0.59%) IaaS
11 3 (0.59%) SaaS
12 2 (0.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.20%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.20%) BrowserStack
13 1 (0.20%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.94%) Firewall
2 9 (1.76%) DNS
2 9 (1.76%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.78%) SSL
4 3 (0.59%) Intranet
5 2 (0.39%) SAN
6 1 (0.20%) Skype
6 1 (0.20%) SMS
6 1 (0.20%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (36.47%) SQL Server
2 73 (14.31%) NoSQL
3 40 (7.84%) MongoDB
4 34 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 29 (5.69%) SQL Server 2016
6 28 (5.49%) SQL Server 2012
7 26 (5.10%) RavenDB
8 22 (4.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 18 (3.53%) QlikView
10 14 (2.75%) DocumentDB
11 13 (2.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 12 (2.35%) Relational Database
13 11 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (1.76%) Hadoop
14 9 (1.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 8 (1.57%) Big Data
16 6 (1.18%) OLAP
16 6 (1.18%) OLTP
17 5 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 392 (76.86%) TeamCity
2 191 (37.45%) Git (software)
3 131 (25.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 73 (14.31%) Jenkins
4 73 (14.31%) JIRA
5 50 (9.80%) NuGet
6 49 (9.61%) Visual Studio
7 42 (8.24%) MSBuild
8 40 (7.84%) Visual Studio Team System
9 36 (7.06%) NUnit
10 33 (6.47%) SpecFlow
11 31 (6.08%) Subversion
12 22 (4.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 21 (4.12%) Hudson
14 20 (3.92%) Vagrant
15 19 (3.73%) Selenium
16 18 (3.53%) Maven
17 14 (2.75%) Bitbucket
17 14 (2.75%) Rhino Mocks
18 10 (1.96%) Cucumber
General
1 111 (21.76%) Finance
2 58 (11.37%) Banking
3 28 (5.49%) Retail
4 9 (1.76%) Investment Banking
5 8 (1.57%) Games
6 5 (0.98%) Law
7 3 (0.59%) Back Office
8 2 (0.39%) Advertising
8 2 (0.39%) Front Office
9 1 (0.20%) Electronics
9 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.20%) Marketing
9 1 (0.20%) Publishing
9 1 (0.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 237 (46.47%) Developer
2 160 (31.37%) DevOps Engineer
3 144 (28.24%) .NET Developer
4 110 (21.57%) C# Developer
5 77 (15.10%) Azure Engineer
5 77 (15.10%) C# .NET Developer
6 63 (12.35%) Windows Engineer
7 62 (12.16%) Azure DevOps
8 61 (11.96%) Windows DevOps Engineer
9 50 (9.80%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 48 (9.41%) Senior Developer
11 36 (7.06%) ASP.NET Developer
11 36 (7.06%) PowerShell Engineer
12 32 (6.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 27 (5.29%) Angular Developer
13 27 (5.29%) Senior C# Developer
14 26 (5.10%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 25 (4.90%) Java Developer
16 24 (4.71%) Senior .NET Developer
16 24 (4.71%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 320 (62.75%) .NET
2 128 (25.10%) AngularJS
3 124 (24.31%) ASP.NET
4 112 (21.96%) ASP.NET Web API
5 96 (18.82%) ASP.NET MVC
6 70 (13.73%) Web Services
7 69 (13.53%) REST
8 54 (10.59%) RESTful
9 45 (8.82%) HTML
10 42 (8.24%) CSS
11 41 (8.04%) React
12 40 (7.84%) .NET Core
12 40 (7.84%) Angular 2
13 38 (7.45%) WCF
14 34 (6.67%) Node.js
15 32 (6.27%) ASP.NET Core
16 29 (5.69%) SOAP
17 27 (5.29%) .NET Framework
18 26 (5.10%) HTML5
19 25 (4.90%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 29 (5.69%) Fintech
1 29 (5.69%) Greenfield Project
2 23 (4.51%) Online Banking
3 16 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (2.55%) Computer Science
5 12 (2.35%) Blog
6 9 (1.76%) Public Cloud
7 8 (1.57%) Client/Server
7 8 (1.57%) Data Centre
7 8 (1.57%) Virtual Team
8 7 (1.37%) User Experience
9 5 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (0.78%) Life Science
11 2 (0.39%) Cloud Native
11 2 (0.39%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.39%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 1 (0.20%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.20%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 204 (40.00%) Windows
2 76 (14.90%) Windows Server
3 31 (6.08%) Linux
4 12 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (2.16%) Unix
6 10 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.78%) CentOS
9 1 (0.20%) Android
9 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.20%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (53.92%) DevOps
2 268 (52.55%) Agile Software Development
3 188 (36.86%) Continuous Integration
4 160 (31.37%) MVC
5 152 (29.80%) TDD
6 137 (26.86%) Scrum
7 102 (20.00%) BDD
8 97 (19.02%) Microservices
9 78 (15.29%) Software Engineering
10 73 (14.31%) SOLID
11 70 (13.73%) Continuous Delivery
12 63 (12.35%) Unit Testing
13 62 (12.16%) E-Commerce
14 61 (11.96%) Configuration Management
15 52 (10.20%) Test Automation
16 51 (10.00%) CQRS
17 41 (8.04%) Open Source
18 40 (7.84%) Domain-Driven Design
19 36 (7.06%) SOA
20 28 (5.49%) OO
Programming Languages
1 247 (48.43%) C#
2 226 (44.31%) PowerShell
3 108 (21.18%) JavaScript
4 89 (17.45%) SQL
5 46 (9.02%) Java
6 23 (4.51%) T-SQL
7 21 (4.12%) Ruby
8 17 (3.33%) TypeScript
9 16 (3.14%) Python
10 11 (2.16%) Bash Shell
11 10 (1.96%) VB.NET
12 9 (1.76%) F#
12 9 (1.76%) Shell Script
13 7 (1.37%) VB
13 7 (1.37%) VB6
14 6 (1.18%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 6 (1.18%) Scala
15 5 (0.98%) C++
15 5 (0.98%) VBScript
16 4 (0.78%) CQL
Qualifications
1 22 (4.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (3.73%) Degree
3 18 (3.53%) MCITP
3 18 (3.53%) MCSE
4 7 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (11.37%) QA
2 4 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.59%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.20%) GDPR
4 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (10.20%) Docker
2 31 (6.08%) vCloud
3 8 (1.57%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 83 (16.27%) Opscode Chef
2 68 (13.33%) Puppet
3 55 (10.78%) Ansible
4 9 (1.76%) Nagios
4 9 (1.76%) Terraform
5 7 (1.37%) Icinga
6 4 (0.78%) Opsview
7 3 (0.59%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.59%) Mesos
7 3 (0.59%) Packer
8 2 (0.39%) Kibana
8 2 (0.39%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 158 (30.98%) Microsoft
2 47 (9.22%) Atlassian
3 27 (5.29%) RedGate
4 17 (3.33%) VMware
5 15 (2.94%) Oracle
6 12 (2.35%) AppDynamics
6 12 (2.35%) Dynatrace
6 12 (2.35%) Sitecore
7 10 (1.96%) Splunk
8 9 (1.76%) New Relic
9 7 (1.37%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.18%) Black Duck
10 6 (1.18%) Tableau
11 4 (0.78%) Sonatype
12 3 (0.59%) Charles River
13 2 (0.39%) Apigee
13 2 (0.39%) Perforce
13 2 (0.39%) SAP
13 2 (0.39%) TOWER Software
13 2 (0.39%) Xamarin