Period
to 17 June 2019

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 17 June 2019 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
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 40 37 59
Rank change year-on-year -3 +22 +52
Contract jobs citing Docker 43 68 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.39% 5.23% 1.79%
As % of the System Software category 38.05% 35.05% 15.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 34 22
Cheshire median daily rate £413 £444 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.04% -6.58% -5.00%
10th Percentile £263 £353 £350
90th Percentile £519 £628 £568
North West median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - £51.00

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 113 194 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 11.54% 14.93% 11.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 87 102
Cheshire median daily rate £350 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.11% +4.29% -17.65%
10th Percentile £161 £236 £263
90th Percentile £475 £504 £500
North West median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 32 19
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £12.98 £11.17 £11.25
90th Percentile £22.98 £23.48 £21.55
North West median hourly rate £15.86 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year +5.73% -1.64% +8.93%

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 17 June 2019.

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 17 June 2019. 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
Knutsford -9 16 £429 -2.06% 1
Crewe 0 2 £494 -1.25% 1
Northwich -1 2 £413 -
Macclesfield +4 1 £600 -4.38%
Chester -6 1 £450 +20.00% 4
Neston - 1 - -
Docker
North West

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, 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 36 (83.72%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (60.47%) DevOps
3 25 (58.14%) Jenkins
4 24 (55.81%) Linux
5 22 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (51.16%) Kubernetes
6 21 (48.84%) Git (software)
7 16 (37.21%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (37.21%) Python
8 15 (34.88%) Ansible
8 15 (34.88%) Test Automation
9 13 (30.23%) Puppet
9 13 (30.23%) Public Cloud
10 12 (27.91%) IntelliJ
11 10 (23.26%) Web Services
11 10 (23.26%) JavaScript
11 10 (23.26%) Deployment Automation
12 9 (20.93%) TDD
12 9 (20.93%) BDD
12 9 (20.93%) AngularJS
13 8 (18.60%) Amazon EC2
13 8 (18.60%) React
14 7 (16.28%) Vue.js
14 7 (16.28%) RESTful
14 7 (16.28%) ISMS
14 7 (16.28%) Office 365
14 7 (16.28%) Amazon RDS
14 7 (16.28%) Flask
14 7 (16.28%) Microservices
14 7 (16.28%) Debian

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 6 (13.95%) JBoss
1 6 (13.95%) OpenStack
2 2 (4.65%) Confluence
3 1 (2.33%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.33%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 36 (83.72%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (18.60%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (16.28%) Office 365
4 6 (13.95%) OpenShift
4 6 (13.95%) PaaS
5 3 (6.98%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (6.98%) GitHub
5 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (4.65%) Amazon S3
6 2 (4.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (4.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (2.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (2.33%) Amazon ECS
7 1 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (2.33%) npm
7 1 (2.33%) SaaS
7 1 (2.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) HTTP
1 6 (13.95%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) Amazon RDS
1 7 (16.28%) MySQL
2 5 (11.63%) RDBMS
2 5 (11.63%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.65%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (2.33%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.33%) Big Data
4 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.33%) HBase
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (58.14%) Jenkins
2 21 (48.84%) Git (software)
3 12 (27.91%) IntelliJ
4 4 (9.30%) Maven
5 3 (6.98%) Gradle
5 3 (6.98%) JIRA
6 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (4.65%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.33%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.33%) Hudson
7 1 (2.33%) JUnit
7 1 (2.33%) Mockito
7 1 (2.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (2.33%) Banking
1 1 (2.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (23.26%) Developer
3 7 (16.28%) Administrator
3 7 (16.28%) Linux Administrator
3 7 (16.28%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 7 (16.28%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (11.63%) Architect
5 4 (9.30%) Cloud Developer
6 3 (6.98%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Applications Developer
7 2 (4.65%) AWS DevOps
7 2 (4.65%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.33%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.33%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.33%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Kubernetes Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.26%) Web Services
2 9 (20.93%) AngularJS
3 8 (18.60%) React
4 7 (16.28%) Django
4 7 (16.28%) Flask
4 7 (16.28%) Middleware
4 7 (16.28%) RESTful
4 7 (16.28%) Vue.js
5 4 (9.30%) Node.js
6 2 (4.65%) .NET
6 2 (4.65%) Spring
7 1 (2.33%) Ajax
7 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.33%) CSS
7 1 (2.33%) HTML
7 1 (2.33%) J2EE
7 1 (2.33%) JSON
7 1 (2.33%) Spring MVC
7 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.23%) Public Cloud
2 7 (16.28%) Management Information System
3 6 (13.95%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 24 (55.81%) Linux
2 7 (16.28%) Debian
2 7 (16.28%) Ubuntu
3 2 (4.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (60.47%) DevOps
2 22 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (34.88%) Test Automation
4 10 (23.26%) Deployment Automation
5 9 (20.93%) BDD
5 9 (20.93%) TDD
6 7 (16.28%) Information Security
6 7 (16.28%) Information Security Management
6 7 (16.28%) ISMS
6 7 (16.28%) Microservices
6 7 (16.28%) Security Management
7 6 (13.95%) Infrastructure as Code
7 6 (13.95%) Software Engineering
8 5 (11.63%) Open Source
9 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (6.98%) Migration
9 3 (6.98%) Software Delivery
10 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
10 2 (4.65%) MVC
10 2 (4.65%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 16 (37.21%) Python
2 10 (23.26%) JavaScript
3 6 (13.95%) Groovy
3 6 (13.95%) Java
4 2 (4.65%) Java 8
4 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.33%) C#
5 1 (2.33%) Perl
5 1 (2.33%) Ruby
5 1 (2.33%) SQL
5 1 (2.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 22 (51.16%) Kubernetes
2 16 (37.21%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (34.88%) Ansible
4 13 (30.23%) Puppet
5 3 (6.98%) Terraform
6 1 (2.33%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (2.33%) Salt
6 1 (2.33%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (2.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1 (2.33%) Atlassian
1 1 (2.33%) Google
1 1 (2.33%) IBM
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft