Period
to 19 September 2017

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 19 September 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 173 191 173
Rank change year-on-year +18 -18 -
Contract jobs citing Octopus Deploy 6 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.28% 0.041%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.87% 1.90% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 2
West Midlands median daily rate £525 £325 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +61.54% -5.45% -
10th Percentile £490 £313 £277
90th Percentile £538 £389 £406
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

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 688 893 476
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.25% 14.49% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 510 278
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +17.65% +4.62%
10th Percentile £275 £270 £156
90th Percentile £575 £510 £475
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 27
West Midlands median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -12.53% -16.83%
10th Percentile £13.51 £18.93 £21.95
90th Percentile £56.10 £43.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year +2.41% +9.21% +1.33%

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
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 19 September 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
Coventry +16 4 £525 +45.83% 1
Birmingham - 1 £525 - 1
Octopus Deploy
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Octopus Deploy.

1 6 (100.00%) DevOps
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) TeamCity
3 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Vagrant
3 4 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (66.67%) Ansible
3 4 (66.67%) Docker
3 4 (66.67%) OpenStack
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (50.00%) Task Automation
4 3 (50.00%) Software Delivery
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (50.00%) NuGet
4 3 (50.00%) Confluence
4 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (50.00%) Atlassian
4 3 (50.00%) JIRA
5 2 (33.33%) C#
5 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (16.67%) GoCD
6 1 (16.67%) Greenfield Project

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 4 (66.67%) OpenStack
2 3 (50.00%) Confluence
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) TeamCity
2 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (66.67%) Vagrant
3 3 (50.00%) JIRA
3 3 (50.00%) NuGet
4 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (16.67%) GoCD
General
1 1 (16.67%) Advertising
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Windows DevOps Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Build Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Build Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) Ajax
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) LINQ
2 1 (16.67%) WPF
2 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) DevOps
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (50.00%) Software Delivery
3 3 (50.00%) Task Automation
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Ansible
1 4 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (16.67%) Sitecore