Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Docker skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Docker over the 6 months to 21 August 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.

Docker
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 63 102
Rank change year-on-year +29 +39 0
Contract jobs citing Docker 68 25 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 5.13% 2.05% 0.73%
As % of the System Software category 31.19% 16.78% 6.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 31 8
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £500 £494
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +1.27% +12.86%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £457
90th Percentile £524 £575 £569
North West median daily rate £450 £475 £476
% change year-on-year -5.26% -0.26% +8.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

Docker is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 218 149 205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 16.45% 12.24% 11.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 122 106
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £355 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% -16.47% -2.86%
10th Percentile £163 £199 £256
90th Percentile £488 £536 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £395
% change year-on-year +3.23% -1.90% +21.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 10 19
Cheshire median hourly rate £16.75 £13.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.85% -3.70% -3.57%
10th Percentile £11.33 £10.83 £10.00
90th Percentile £21.00 £23.38 £21.00
North West median hourly rate £15.00 £14.25 £13.50
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -3.57%

Docker
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Docker as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Docker in Cheshire

Docker
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Docker in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Docker in Cheshire

Docker
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Docker in Cheshire over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Docker in Cheshire

Docker
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Docker within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 21 August 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
Chester +24 21 £375 -21.05% 12
Knutsford +12 20 £400 -15.79% 1
Warrington -4 4 £525 -1.87% 2
Macclesfield -6 2 £628 +25.50% 1
Crewe - 2 £450 -
Docker
North West

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Docker 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Docker.

1 38 (55.88%) DevOps
2 35 (51.47%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (48.53%) Opscode Chef
4 30 (44.12%) Amazon AWS
5 29 (42.65%) Kubernetes
6 26 (38.24%) Java
7 23 (33.82%) Web Services
7 23 (33.82%) Jenkins
8 21 (30.88%) SQL
9 19 (27.94%) Microsoft Azure
9 19 (27.94%) NoSQL
9 19 (27.94%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (25.00%) Puppet
10 17 (25.00%) Relational Database
10 17 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
11 16 (23.53%) Terraform
12 15 (22.06%) OpenShift
12 15 (22.06%) Ansible
12 15 (22.06%) Git (software)
12 15 (22.06%) SQL Server
13 14 (20.59%) DB2
13 14 (20.59%) .NET
13 14 (20.59%) C#
13 14 (20.59%) Visual Studio
13 14 (20.59%) ASP.NET
13 14 (20.59%) Windows
13 14 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (20.59%) Project Management
13 14 (20.59%) Teradata
13 14 (20.59%) Entity Framework

Docker
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (7.35%) Apache Pig
1 5 (7.35%) Apache Spark
1 5 (7.35%) JBoss
1 5 (7.35%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.41%) Confluence
2 3 (4.41%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.94%) Apache
3 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.47%) Jetty
4 1 (1.47%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 30 (44.12%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (27.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (22.06%) OpenShift
4 10 (14.71%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (8.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (4.41%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (4.41%) PaaS
6 3 (4.41%) Serverless
7 2 (2.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (2.94%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (2.94%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (2.94%) Amazon S3
7 2 (2.94%) AWS CloudTrail
7 2 (2.94%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (2.94%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (2.94%) GitHub
7 2 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.82%) DHCP
1 6 (8.82%) DNS
2 2 (2.94%) HTTP
2 2 (2.94%) VPN
3 1 (1.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (27.94%) NoSQL
2 17 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 15 (22.06%) SQL Server
4 14 (20.59%) DB2
4 14 (20.59%) Redis
4 14 (20.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (8.82%) Big Data
5 6 (8.82%) MongoDB
6 5 (7.35%) Apache Hive
6 5 (7.35%) Hadoop
6 5 (7.35%) HBase
6 5 (7.35%) MySQL
7 4 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (2.94%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (2.94%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (2.94%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (1.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (1.47%) Electronic Patient Records
9 1 (1.47%) MariaDB
9 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (33.82%) Jenkins
2 15 (22.06%) Git (software)
3 14 (20.59%) Visual Studio
4 11 (16.18%) Gradle
5 6 (8.82%) Maven
5 6 (8.82%) Subversion
6 5 (7.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (7.35%) Cucumber
6 5 (7.35%) Hudson
6 5 (7.35%) JIRA
6 5 (7.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (5.88%) GitLab
7 4 (5.88%) Grunt
7 4 (5.88%) JUnit
8 3 (4.41%) Selenium
9 2 (2.94%) JMeter
9 2 (2.94%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (2.94%) SonarQube
9 2 (2.94%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (10.29%) Finance
2 2 (2.94%) Banking
2 2 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (39.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 24 (35.29%) Developer
3 14 (20.59%) Lead Developer
4 7 (10.29%) .NET Developer
4 7 (10.29%) Lead .NET Developer
5 6 (8.82%) Server Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Windows Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Windows Server Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Cloud Developer
7 4 (5.88%) DevOps Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Senior Server Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Senior Windows Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Java Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) AWS DevOps
9 2 (2.94%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Middleware Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Senior Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (33.82%) Web Services
2 14 (20.59%) .NET
2 14 (20.59%) .NET Core
2 14 (20.59%) .NET Framework
2 14 (20.59%) ASP.NET
2 14 (20.59%) Entity Framework
3 10 (14.71%) AngularJS
3 10 (14.71%) Spring
4 9 (13.24%) Node.js
4 9 (13.24%) React
5 8 (11.76%) Spring Boot
6 6 (8.82%) RESTful
7 4 (5.88%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (4.41%) RAML
9 2 (2.94%) boto
9 2 (2.94%) hapi
9 2 (2.94%) JSON
9 2 (2.94%) Kafka
9 2 (2.94%) Middleware
9 2 (2.94%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (4.41%) Clustering
3 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.94%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.47%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.59%) Windows
2 13 (19.12%) Linux
3 10 (14.71%) Windows Server
4 6 (8.82%) Windows 2000
4 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.41%) Unix
6 1 (1.47%) Android
6 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (55.88%) DevOps
2 35 (51.47%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (27.94%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
5 14 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (20.59%) Project Management
6 13 (19.12%) Configuration Management
7 11 (16.18%) Scrum
8 10 (14.71%) Test Automation
9 9 (13.24%) Microservices
10 7 (10.29%) High Availability
11 6 (8.82%) OO
11 6 (8.82%) Scaled Agile Framework
11 6 (8.82%) Workflow
12 5 (7.35%) Continuous Delivery
13 4 (5.88%) Build Automation
14 3 (4.41%) Dependency Management
14 3 (4.41%) Software Engineering
14 3 (4.41%) Stakeholder Management
14 3 (4.41%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 26 (38.24%) Java
2 21 (30.88%) SQL
3 14 (20.59%) C#
4 12 (17.65%) PowerShell
5 11 (16.18%) JavaScript
6 10 (14.71%) Groovy
6 10 (14.71%) Python
7 7 (10.29%) Ruby
8 6 (8.82%) VBScript
9 3 (4.41%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.94%) Java 8
10 2 (2.94%) Java 9
10 2 (2.94%) Perl
11 1 (1.47%) C++
11 1 (1.47%) Go
11 1 (1.47%) PHP
11 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (8.82%) AWS Certification
2 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 7 (10.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 4 (5.88%) etcd
2 4 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.41%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.94%) VirtualBox
4 2 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 33 (48.53%) Opscode Chef
2 29 (42.65%) Kubernetes
3 17 (25.00%) Puppet
4 16 (23.53%) Terraform
5 15 (22.06%) Ansible
6 7 (10.29%) Docker Swarm
7 6 (8.82%) Salt
8 4 (5.88%) Consul
Vendors
1 14 (20.59%) Teradata
2 6 (8.82%) Splunk
3 5 (7.35%) AppDynamics
4 4 (5.88%) Oracle
5 3 (4.41%) Google
6 2 (2.94%) IBM
6 2 (2.94%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.94%) VMware
7 1 (1.47%) Microsoft