Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 56 105
Rank change year-on-year +12 +49 -6
Contract jobs citing Docker 56 26 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.26% 2.07% 0.32%
As % of the System Software category 28.43% 16.77% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 32 5
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £500 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +66.67% -31.43%
North West median daily rate £475 £491 £425
% change year-on-year -3.31% +15.59% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate £64.00 - -
North West median hourly rate £64.00 - -

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 197 155 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 14.98% 12.35% 9.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 123 90
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -18.75% +10.04%
10th Percentile £225 £164 £199
90th Percentile £500 £539 £578
North West median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 8 17
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.62% -3.70% -3.57%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.00 £12.70
90th Percentile £21.00 £37.70 £21.00
North West median hourly rate £15.86 £15.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year +4.00% +8.93% -3.45%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +15 17 £375 -21.05% 11
Knutsford -1 11 £400 +8.11% 4
Crewe - 7 £475 - 1
Warrington -6 4 £525 -1.87% 3
Macclesfield -12 2 £628 +25.50%
Docker
North West

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 (67.86%) DevOps
2 33 (58.93%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (44.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (39.29%) Kubernetes
5 21 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
5 21 (37.50%) Java
5 21 (37.50%) SQL
6 19 (33.93%) Opscode Chef
7 18 (32.14%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (30.36%) Web Services
8 17 (30.36%) Puppet
9 16 (28.57%) Git (software)
9 16 (28.57%) Jenkins
9 16 (28.57%) .NET
10 15 (26.79%) Visual Studio
10 15 (26.79%) NoSQL
11 14 (25.00%) Relational Database
12 12 (21.43%) SQL Server
12 12 (21.43%) Scrum
13 11 (19.64%) Teradata
13 11 (19.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 11 (19.64%) .NET Framework
13 11 (19.64%) DB2
13 11 (19.64%) C#
13 11 (19.64%) ASP.NET
13 11 (19.64%) Linux
13 11 (19.64%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (19.64%) Project Management
13 11 (19.64%) Redis
13 11 (19.64%) 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 6 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.93%) Apache Pig
2 5 (8.93%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.79%) Confluence
3 1 (1.79%) JBoss
3 1 (1.79%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 25 (44.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (16.07%) AWS CloudFormation
3 9 (16.07%) OpenShift
4 6 (10.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (5.36%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (3.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (3.57%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (3.57%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (3.57%) Amazon S3
6 2 (3.57%) AWS CloudTrail
6 2 (3.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (3.57%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (3.57%) Serverless
7 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.79%) PaaS
7 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) VPN
2 1 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (26.79%) NoSQL
2 14 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 12 (21.43%) SQL Server
4 11 (19.64%) DB2
4 11 (19.64%) Redis
4 11 (19.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (10.71%) Azure SQL Database
5 6 (10.71%) Big Data
5 6 (10.71%) MySQL
6 5 (8.93%) Apache Hive
6 5 (8.93%) Hadoop
6 5 (8.93%) HBase
6 5 (8.93%) MongoDB
7 4 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (3.57%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (1.79%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 16 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 16 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 15 (26.79%) Visual Studio
3 10 (17.86%) Visual Studio Team System
4 8 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 8 (14.29%) JUnit
4 8 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
5 7 (12.50%) JIRA
6 6 (10.71%) GitLab
6 6 (10.71%) Gradle
6 6 (10.71%) JMeter
6 6 (10.71%) Maven
6 6 (10.71%) Selenium
6 6 (10.71%) SonarQube
6 6 (10.71%) Subversion
7 5 (8.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (8.93%) Hudson
7 5 (8.93%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (7.14%) Grunt
8 4 (7.14%) MSBuild
General
1 3 (5.36%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (48.21%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (33.93%) Developer
3 11 (19.64%) Lead Developer
4 5 (8.93%) .NET Developer
4 5 (8.93%) Cloud Developer
4 5 (8.93%) Lead .NET Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Azure Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) DevOps Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Azure DevOps
6 3 (5.36%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Java Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Platform Engineer
8 1 (1.79%) AWS DevOps
8 1 (1.79%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 1 (1.79%) AWS Engineer
8 1 (1.79%) Cloud Engineer
8 1 (1.79%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 1 (1.79%) Senior DevOps
8 1 (1.79%) WebOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (30.36%) Web Services
2 16 (28.57%) .NET
3 11 (19.64%) .NET Core
3 11 (19.64%) .NET Framework
3 11 (19.64%) ASP.NET
3 11 (19.64%) Entity Framework
3 11 (19.64%) Node.js
4 10 (17.86%) AngularJS
5 9 (16.07%) React
5 9 (16.07%) Spring
6 7 (12.50%) Spring Boot
7 5 (8.93%) hapi
7 5 (8.93%) RESTful
8 4 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (3.57%) boto
9 2 (3.57%) HTML
9 2 (3.57%) JSON
9 2 (3.57%) Kafka
9 2 (3.57%) RAML
9 2 (3.57%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (1.79%) Clustering
2 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (1.79%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.64%) Linux
2 6 (10.71%) Windows
3 4 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (67.86%) DevOps
2 33 (58.93%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (32.14%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (21.43%) Scrum
5 11 (19.64%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (19.64%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (19.64%) Project Management
6 9 (16.07%) Microservices
7 7 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 7 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
7 7 (12.50%) High Availability
7 7 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 7 (12.50%) Web Operations
8 6 (10.71%) Case Management
8 6 (10.71%) OO
8 6 (10.71%) OWASP
8 6 (10.71%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 5 (8.93%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (7.14%) Build Automation
10 4 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 21 (37.50%) Java
1 21 (37.50%) SQL
2 11 (19.64%) C#
3 10 (17.86%) JavaScript
4 8 (14.29%) Python
5 5 (8.93%) Groovy
5 5 (8.93%) PowerShell
5 5 (8.93%) Ruby
6 2 (3.57%) Java 8
6 2 (3.57%) Java 9
6 2 (3.57%) Perl
7 1 (1.79%) Go
7 1 (1.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) AWS Certification
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 4 (7.14%) etcd
1 4 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 22 (39.29%) Kubernetes
2 19 (33.93%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (30.36%) Puppet
4 11 (19.64%) Terraform
5 9 (16.07%) Ansible
6 7 (12.50%) Docker Swarm
7 6 (10.71%) Salt
8 4 (7.14%) Consul
Vendors
1 11 (19.64%) Teradata
2 5 (8.93%) Oracle
3 4 (7.14%) AppDynamics
3 4 (7.14%) Splunk
4 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.79%) Google