Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 185 171 181
Rank change year-on-year -14 +10 +1
Contract jobs citing Octopus Deploy 8 1 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.023% 0.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.95% 0.16% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 13
West Midlands median daily rate £450 - £325
10th Percentile £346 - £313
90th Percentile £544 - £478
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +13.33%
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 845 632 866
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.23% 14.65% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 408 483
West Midlands median daily rate £430 £410 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.88% +5.13% +11.43%
10th Percentile £308 £263 £251
90th Percentile £550 £550 £510
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 20
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.00 £32.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.54% -13.33% +14.50%
10th Percentile £17.37 £23.75 £19.23
90th Percentile £44.98 £41.31 £43.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% -1.18% +14.11%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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
Shropshire - 4 £550 -
Coventry - 2 - - 1
Birmingham - 1 £350 - 2
Octopus Deploy
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (87.50%) Jenkins
1 7 (87.50%) DevOps
2 5 (62.50%) Confluence
2 5 (62.50%) JIRA
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (50.00%) GitLab
3 4 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (50.00%) Dynamics 365
3 4 (50.00%) HP UFT
3 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (50.00%) Selenium
3 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (50.00%) TeamCity
3 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 4 (50.00%) Office 365
3 4 (50.00%) Build Automation
3 4 (50.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) MVC
5 2 (25.00%) .NET

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 5 (62.50%) Confluence
2 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (12.50%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (50.00%) Dynamics 365
2 4 (50.00%) Office 365
3 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (12.50%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Jenkins
2 5 (62.50%) JIRA
3 4 (50.00%) GitLab
3 4 (50.00%) HP UFT
3 4 (50.00%) Selenium
3 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (50.00%) TeamCity
3 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
5 2 (25.00%) Artifactory
6 1 (12.50%) GoCD
6 1 (12.50%) NDepend
6 1 (12.50%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Delivery Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Senior DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (12.50%) Express
2 1 (12.50%) LAMP
2 1 (12.50%) MEAN Stack
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (87.50%) DevOps
2 4 (50.00%) Build Automation
2 4 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Microservices
4 2 (25.00%) MVC
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Software Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) PHP
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Terraform
2 1 (12.50%) Ansible
2 1 (12.50%) Consul
2 1 (12.50%) Kubernetes
2 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (12.50%) Packer
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Atlassian
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle