Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 73 115
Rank change year-on-year +17 +42 -23
Contract jobs citing Docker 33 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.53% 0.91% 0.15%
As % of the System Software category 24.63% 8.80% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 2
Cheshire median daily rate £390 £350 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.43% -24.32% +43.41%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £419
90th Percentile £638 £600 £516
North West median daily rate £500 £419 £425
% change year-on-year +19.40% -1.47% +31.78%
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 134 125 162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 10.28% 10.37% 8.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 76 88
Cheshire median daily rate £350 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -6.25% +18.52%
10th Percentile £221 £123 £221
90th Percentile £578 £613 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 21 38
Cheshire median hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £16.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +0.47% +17.95%
10th Percentile £11.18 £13.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £25.50 £23.75 £37.50
North West median hourly rate £16.43 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +9.53% - +7.14%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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
Knutsford -5 13 £390 +30.00% 6
Warrington +7 7 £592 +69.00% 4
Wilmslow - 1 £350 -
Northwich - 1 - -
Crewe - 1 £500 - 1
Docker
North West

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 25 (75.76%) DevOps
2 19 (57.58%) Jenkins
2 19 (57.58%) Linux
2 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (48.48%) Java
4 15 (45.45%) Scrum
5 13 (39.39%) JIRA
6 12 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
7 11 (33.33%) PaaS
7 11 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (33.33%) OpenShift
7 11 (33.33%) Middleware
7 11 (33.33%) Kubernetes
8 10 (30.30%) JBoss
8 10 (30.30%) Perl
9 9 (27.27%) Apache
9 9 (27.27%) Red Hat
9 9 (27.27%) Ruby
9 9 (27.27%) Kanban
9 9 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (24.24%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (24.24%) Finance
10 8 (24.24%) Python
10 8 (24.24%) HTTP
10 8 (24.24%) Configuration Management
11 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
11 7 (21.21%) Banking
11 7 (21.21%) Ansible
11 7 (21.21%) Puppet

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 10 (30.30%) JBoss
2 9 (27.27%) Apache
3 5 (15.15%) Confluence
3 5 (15.15%) Tomcat
4 3 (9.09%) nginx
4 3 (9.09%) WebSphere
4 3 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 12 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (33.33%) OpenShift
2 11 (33.33%) PaaS
3 5 (15.15%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (9.09%) SaaS
4 3 (9.09%) Slack
5 2 (6.06%) IaaS
6 1 (3.03%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (3.03%) Datadog
6 1 (3.03%) Engine Yard
6 1 (3.03%) GitHub
6 1 (3.03%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) HTTP
2 6 (18.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
1 2 (6.06%) MySQL
2 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.03%) Redis
2 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (57.58%) Jenkins
2 13 (39.39%) JIRA
3 7 (21.21%) Git (software)
3 7 (21.21%) SonarQube
4 6 (18.18%) Bitbucket
5 5 (15.15%) Gradle
6 4 (12.12%) Ant
6 4 (12.12%) Maven
6 4 (12.12%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (9.09%) TeamCity
8 2 (6.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (6.06%) GoCD
8 2 (6.06%) JUnit
9 1 (3.03%) Artifactory
9 1 (3.03%) GitLab
9 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
9 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 7 (21.21%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (60.61%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Consultant
2 5 (15.15%) Middleware Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Oracle Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) AWS DevOps
4 3 (9.09%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (9.09%) Senior DevOps
4 3 (9.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Azure DevOps
5 2 (6.06%) DevOps Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Linux Scripter
5 2 (6.06%) Middleware Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Scrum Master
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle Data Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (33.33%) Middleware
2 4 (12.12%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (12.12%) JSON
3 3 (9.09%) Ajax
3 3 (9.09%) jQuery
4 2 (6.06%) HTML
5 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.03%) CSS
5 1 (3.03%) HTML5
5 1 (3.03%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (3.03%) MEAN Stack
5 1 (3.03%) Node.js
5 1 (3.03%) REST
5 1 (3.03%) RESTful
5 1 (3.03%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (3.03%) Spring
5 1 (3.03%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Public Cloud
2 4 (12.12%) Algorithms
3 3 (9.09%) Clustering
4 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.06%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.03%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 19 (57.58%) Linux
2 11 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.06%) Android
3 2 (6.06%) Unix
4 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.03%) CentOS
4 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (75.76%) DevOps
2 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (45.45%) Scrum
4 12 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (27.27%) Kanban
6 8 (24.24%) Configuration Management
7 7 (21.21%) Test Automation
8 6 (18.18%) Agile Project Management
8 6 (18.18%) Project Management
8 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (15.15%) Coaching
9 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
10 4 (12.12%) Data Migration
10 4 (12.12%) Migration
10 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
11 3 (9.09%) Load Balancing
11 3 (9.09%) Microservices
11 3 (9.09%) TDD
11 3 (9.09%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) Java
2 10 (30.30%) Perl
3 9 (27.27%) Ruby
4 8 (24.24%) Python
5 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
6 6 (18.18%) Go
7 4 (12.12%) Jython
8 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
9 2 (6.06%) C
9 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
10 1 (3.03%) C#
10 1 (3.03%) Groovy
10 1 (3.03%) PHP
10 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
10 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) LXC
Systems Management
1 11 (33.33%) Kubernetes
2 8 (24.24%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (21.21%) Ansible
3 7 (21.21%) Puppet
3 7 (21.21%) Terraform
4 3 (9.09%) Packer
4 3 (9.09%) Rancher
5 2 (6.06%) Consul
5 2 (6.06%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Red Hat
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle
2 4 (12.12%) Splunk
3 2 (6.06%) Capita
3 2 (6.06%) IBM
4 1 (3.03%) AppDynamics
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) Segue