Period
to 24 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 24 February 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 176 183 178
Rank change year-on-year +7 -5 -
Contract jobs citing Octopus Deploy 6 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.78% 0.77% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £281 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -36.80% -
10th Percentile £263 £233 £334
90th Percentile £398 £314 £500
England median daily rate £500 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +11.11% +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England 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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 766 783 623
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.19% 14.85% 12.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 446 310
West Midlands median daily rate £421 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £275 £275 £225
90th Percentile £588 £525 £500
England median daily rate £475 £430 £418
% change year-on-year +10.47% +2.99% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 32
West Midlands median hourly rate £34.11 £30.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.70% +33.33% -32.84%
10th Percentile £24.80 £22.20 £19.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.13 £43.63
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +8.11%

Octopus Deploy
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Octopus Deploy as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Octopus Deploy in the West Midlands

Octopus Deploy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Octopus Deploy in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Octopus Deploy in the West Midlands

Octopus Deploy
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Octopus Deploy in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Octopus Deploy in the West Midlands

Octopus Deploy
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 February 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
Coventry +10 2 - - 1
Warwickshire - 2 £388 -
Worcestershire - 1 £250 - 1
Octopus Deploy
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Octopus Deploy.

1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (66.67%) TeamCity
2 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 3 (50.00%) DevOps
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Games
4 2 (33.33%) Velocity
4 2 (33.33%) Splunk
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) GoCD
4 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (16.67%) Consul
5 1 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 1 (16.67%) Terraform
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (16.67%) HTML5
5 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
5 1 (16.67%) Hudson
5 1 (16.67%) CSS3
5 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (16.67%) nginx
5 1 (16.67%) AngularJS

Octopus Deploy
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (16.67%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 4 (66.67%) TeamCity
2 2 (33.33%) GoCD
3 1 (16.67%) CruiseControl
3 1 (16.67%) Hudson
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Build Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Release Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Build Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Velocity
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) CSS3
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Microservices
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) SOA
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Consul
1 1 (16.67%) Kubernetes
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (16.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Splunk
3 1 (16.67%) Perforce