Period
to 17 June 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 17 June 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
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 59 111
Rank change year-on-year +22 +52 -19
Contract jobs citing Docker 68 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 5.23% 1.79% 0.63%
As % of the System Software category 35.05% 15.67% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 22 7
Cheshire median daily rate £444 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.58% -5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £353 £350 £479
90th Percentile £628 £568 £569
North West median daily rate £475 £475 £488
% change year-on-year - -2.56% +11.43%
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 194 134 225
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 14.93% 11.45% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 102 118
Cheshire median daily rate £365 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% -17.65% -2.86%
10th Percentile £236 £263 £234
90th Percentile £504 £500 £529
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 19 27
Cheshire median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £10.30
90th Percentile £23.48 £21.55 £32.12
North West median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year -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 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 17 June 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 +19 19 £375 -21.05% 7
Knutsford +7 17 £438 -7.89% 1
Warrington 0 8 £590 +52.13% 4
Macclesfield -7 2 £628 +25.50%
Northwich - 1 - -
Crewe - 1 £500 -
Wilmslow - 1 £350 -
Docker
North West

For the 6 months to 17 June 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 39 (57.35%) DevOps
2 35 (51.47%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (45.59%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (45.59%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (39.71%) Kubernetes
4 27 (39.71%) Java
5 26 (38.24%) Jenkins
6 22 (32.35%) Linux
7 21 (30.88%) Web Services
8 20 (29.41%) SQL
8 20 (29.41%) NoSQL
8 20 (29.41%) Problem-Solving
9 19 (27.94%) Terraform
9 19 (27.94%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (26.47%) Microsoft Azure
10 18 (26.47%) OpenShift
10 18 (26.47%) Relational Database
11 17 (25.00%) Project Management
12 16 (23.53%) JavaScript
12 16 (23.53%) SQL Server
12 16 (23.53%) Ansible
13 15 (22.06%) Puppet
13 15 (22.06%) Redis
13 15 (22.06%) C#
13 15 (22.06%) Visual Studio
13 15 (22.06%) Scrum
13 15 (22.06%) Configuration Management
14 14 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
14 14 (20.59%) ASP.NET
14 14 (20.59%) DB2

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 11 (16.18%) JBoss
2 9 (13.24%) Tomcat
3 8 (11.76%) Apache
4 5 (7.35%) Confluence
5 4 (5.88%) WebSphere
6 3 (4.41%) Apache Pig
6 3 (4.41%) Apache Spark
6 3 (4.41%) WebLogic
6 3 (4.41%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (2.94%) nginx
8 1 (1.47%) Jetty
8 1 (1.47%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 31 (45.59%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (26.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (26.47%) OpenShift
3 11 (16.18%) AWS CloudFormation
4 10 (14.71%) PaaS
5 4 (5.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (4.41%) SaaS
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%) Amazon SQS
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
7 2 (2.94%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.82%) DHCP
1 6 (8.82%) DNS
1 6 (8.82%) HTTP
2 2 (2.94%) Internet
2 2 (2.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (29.41%) NoSQL
2 18 (26.47%) Relational Database
3 16 (23.53%) SQL Server
4 15 (22.06%) Redis
5 14 (20.59%) DB2
5 14 (20.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (11.76%) MongoDB
7 6 (8.82%) MySQL
8 4 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (5.88%) Big Data
9 3 (4.41%) Apache Hive
9 3 (4.41%) Hadoop
9 3 (4.41%) HBase
10 2 (2.94%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (2.94%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (1.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (1.47%) Electronic Patient Records
11 1 (1.47%) MariaDB
11 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (38.24%) Jenkins
2 15 (22.06%) Visual Studio
3 14 (20.59%) Git (software)
4 11 (16.18%) Gradle
5 8 (11.76%) JIRA
6 6 (8.82%) Maven
7 5 (7.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (5.88%) Grunt
9 3 (4.41%) Hudson
9 3 (4.41%) SonarQube
9 3 (4.41%) Subversion
9 3 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (2.94%) GitLab
10 2 (2.94%) GoCD
10 2 (2.94%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (1.47%) Ant
11 1 (1.47%) Bitbucket
11 1 (1.47%) Cucumber
11 1 (1.47%) Geb
11 1 (1.47%) Selenium
General
1 9 (13.24%) Finance
2 5 (7.35%) Banking
3 2 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.47%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Law
Job Titles
1 27 (39.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 22 (32.35%) Developer
3 14 (20.59%) Lead Developer
4 7 (10.29%) .NET Developer
4 7 (10.29%) Lead .NET Developer
4 7 (10.29%) Middleware Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Server Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Windows Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Windows Server Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) AWS DevOps
7 4 (5.88%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Java Engineer
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%) Cloud Developer
8 3 (4.41%) DevOps Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Senior DevOps
8 3 (4.41%) Senior Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (30.88%) 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 9 (13.24%) AngularJS
4 8 (11.76%) Middleware
4 8 (11.76%) Spring
5 7 (10.29%) React
6 6 (8.82%) JSON
6 6 (8.82%) Node.js
6 6 (8.82%) RESTful
6 6 (8.82%) Spring Boot
7 4 (5.88%) ActiveMQ
7 4 (5.88%) HTML
8 3 (4.41%) Ajax
8 3 (4.41%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (4.41%) IBM Integration Bus
8 3 (4.41%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.88%) Clustering
2 4 (5.88%) Public Cloud
3 3 (4.41%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (4.41%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 22 (32.35%) Linux
2 10 (14.71%) Windows
3 6 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (8.82%) Windows 2000
3 6 (8.82%) Windows Server
3 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.41%) Android
5 2 (2.94%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (57.35%) DevOps
2 35 (51.47%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (29.41%) Problem-Solving
4 19 (27.94%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (25.00%) Project Management
6 15 (22.06%) Configuration Management
6 15 (22.06%) Scrum
7 14 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (17.65%) Test Automation
9 8 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (10.29%) Decision-Making
10 7 (10.29%) Kanban
10 7 (10.29%) Software Engineering
10 7 (10.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (8.82%) Mentoring
11 6 (8.82%) Microservices
12 5 (7.35%) OO
13 4 (5.88%) High Availability
13 4 (5.88%) Validation
13 4 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 27 (39.71%) Java
2 20 (29.41%) SQL
3 16 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 15 (22.06%) C#
5 11 (16.18%) Python
5 11 (16.18%) Ruby
6 10 (14.71%) Groovy
7 8 (11.76%) Perl
7 8 (11.76%) PowerShell
8 6 (8.82%) Go
8 6 (8.82%) VBScript
9 5 (7.35%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.47%) C++
10 1 (1.47%) Jython
10 1 (1.47%) PHP
10 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (4.41%) AWS Certification
1 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.47%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 7 (10.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 4 (5.88%) etcd
3 3 (4.41%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.94%) VirtualBox
4 2 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.47%) LXC
Systems Management
1 31 (45.59%) Opscode Chef
2 27 (39.71%) Kubernetes
3 19 (27.94%) Terraform
4 16 (23.53%) Ansible
5 15 (22.06%) Puppet
6 7 (10.29%) Docker Swarm
7 6 (8.82%) Consul
8 4 (5.88%) Salt
9 3 (4.41%) Packer
9 3 (4.41%) Rancher
Vendors
1 14 (20.59%) Teradata
2 10 (14.71%) Splunk
3 7 (10.29%) Red Hat
4 6 (8.82%) AppDynamics
5 4 (5.88%) IBM
5 4 (5.88%) Oracle
6 2 (2.94%) Google
6 2 (2.94%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.94%) VMware
7 1 (1.47%) Segue