Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 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.

Docker
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 84 105
Rank change year-on-year +16 +21 -13
Contract jobs citing Docker 25 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.87% 0.73% 0.34%
As % of the System Software category 18.25% 7.69% 3.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 8 6
Cheshire median daily rate £500 £363 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.93% -17.14% +16.67%
10th Percentile £326 £300 £416
90th Percentile £575 £600 £491
North West median daily rate £500 £413 £413
% change year-on-year +21.21% - +10.00%
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 137 130 187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 10.25% 9.46% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 78 108
Cheshire median daily rate £338 £378 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.60% +3.85% +13.59%
10th Percentile £130 £142 £198
90th Percentile £575 £608 £574
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £338
% change year-on-year +6.67% +11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 33
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £18.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.77% +30.36% -15.15%
10th Percentile £11.00 £13.18 £9.90
90th Percentile £21.00 £25.25 £32.50
North West median hourly rate £16.50 £14.93 £14.50
% change year-on-year +10.52% +2.97% -3.33%

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 11 December 2017.

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 11 December 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
Knutsford -9 10 £390 +30.00% 1
Warrington - 7 £535 -
Chester +6 1 £475 +11.76% 3
Docker
North West

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Docker 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Docker.

1 19 (76.00%) Jenkins
2 18 (72.00%) DevOps
3 17 (68.00%) Linux
4 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (56.00%) JIRA
6 13 (52.00%) Scrum
7 12 (48.00%) Python
8 11 (44.00%) Configuration Management
8 11 (44.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (44.00%) Opscode Chef
8 11 (44.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 10 (40.00%) SonarQube
9 10 (40.00%) Test Automation
9 10 (40.00%) Kanban
9 10 (40.00%) HTTP
10 9 (36.00%) Bash Shell
10 9 (36.00%) Confluence
10 9 (36.00%) Kubernetes
10 9 (36.00%) Puppet
11 8 (32.00%) Coaching
11 8 (32.00%) Git (software)
11 8 (32.00%) Java
12 7 (28.00%) Shell Script
12 7 (28.00%) Clustering
12 7 (28.00%) nginx
12 7 (28.00%) Load Balancing
12 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering
12 7 (28.00%) Microservices
12 7 (28.00%) Mentoring

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 9 (36.00%) Confluence
2 7 (28.00%) nginx
3 3 (12.00%) Apache
3 3 (12.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 7 (28.00%) Slack
2 6 (24.00%) OpenShift
3 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (16.00%) PaaS
4 2 (8.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (4.00%) Datadog
5 1 (4.00%) GitHub
5 1 (4.00%) IaaS
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) HTTP
2 5 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 6 (24.00%) MongoDB
1 6 (24.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (76.00%) Jenkins
2 14 (56.00%) JIRA
3 10 (40.00%) SonarQube
4 8 (32.00%) Git (software)
5 6 (24.00%) Bitbucket
6 3 (12.00%) Ant
6 3 (12.00%) Gradle
6 3 (12.00%) Maven
6 3 (12.00%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (12.00%) TeamCity
7 2 (8.00%) JUnit
8 1 (4.00%) Artifactory
8 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (4.00%) GitLab
8 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (16.00%) Banking
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Senior DevOps
2 7 (28.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Consultant
3 4 (16.00%) Oracle Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Scrum Master
6 1 (4.00%) Azure DevOps
6 1 (4.00%) Azure Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Build Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Build Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Data Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Data Migration Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Lead DevOps
6 1 (4.00%) Migration Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) LEMP Stack
2 5 (20.00%) Middleware
3 1 (4.00%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (4.00%) Node.js
3 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Clustering
2 4 (16.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (8.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (68.00%) Linux
2 11 (44.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (8.00%) Unix
4 1 (4.00%) CentOS
4 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) DevOps
2 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (52.00%) Scrum
4 11 (44.00%) Configuration Management
4 11 (44.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 10 (40.00%) Kanban
5 10 (40.00%) Test Automation
6 8 (32.00%) Coaching
7 7 (28.00%) Load Balancing
7 7 (28.00%) Mentoring
7 7 (28.00%) Microservices
7 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering
7 7 (28.00%) Static Code Analysis
8 4 (16.00%) Data Migration
8 4 (16.00%) Migration
9 3 (12.00%) Agile Project Management
9 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (12.00%) Project Management
10 2 (8.00%) Planning Poker
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) Python
2 9 (36.00%) Bash Shell
3 8 (32.00%) Java
4 7 (28.00%) Shell Script
5 4 (16.00%) Perl
5 4 (16.00%) Ruby
6 3 (12.00%) Jython
7 2 (8.00%) C
7 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
8 1 (4.00%) Go
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (44.00%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (36.00%) Kubernetes
2 9 (36.00%) Puppet
3 6 (24.00%) Rancher
4 3 (12.00%) Terraform
5 2 (8.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle
1 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (8.00%) Capita
3 1 (4.00%) Atlassian