Period
to 17 October 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 October 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 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 47 46 61
Rank change year-on-year -1 +15 +40
Contract jobs citing Docker 32 52 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.60% 3.96% 2.04%
As % of the System Software category 27.35% 26.67% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 35 32
Cheshire median daily rate £418 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.38% -20.00% +66.67%
10th Percentile £263 £363 £352
90th Percentile £542 £506 £575
North West median daily rate £475 £475 £491
% change year-on-year - -3.31% +15.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - £64.00 -
North West median hourly rate £48.50 £64.00 -
% change year-on-year -24.22% - -

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 117 195 156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 13.16% 14.85% 12.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 94 124
Cheshire median daily rate £325 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +15.38% -18.75%
10th Percentile £158 £228 £171
90th Percentile £494 £484 £543
North West median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year +5.96% +0.67% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 40 8
Cheshire median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.43% +34.62% -3.70%
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £19.45 £21.00 £37.70
North West median hourly rate £15.86 £15.86 £15.25
% change year-on-year - +4.00% +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 October 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 October 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 +12 9 £488 +21.88% 4
Macclesfield - 4 £450 - 1
Warrington +3 2 £344 -34.52% 1
Crewe -2 2 £494 +3.95%
Chester -1 1 £450 +20.00% 5
Alderley Edge - 1 £625 - 1
Docker
North West

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 21 (65.63%) AWS
1 21 (65.63%) Jenkins
2 18 (56.25%) Git (software)
3 16 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (50.00%) DevOps
3 16 (50.00%) Linux
3 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (43.75%) Python
4 14 (43.75%) Kubernetes
5 11 (34.38%) Microservices
5 11 (34.38%) Confluence
6 10 (31.25%) JIRA
6 10 (31.25%) Ansible
6 10 (31.25%) Puppet
7 9 (28.13%) JBoss
7 9 (28.13%) HTTP
7 9 (28.13%) Windows
7 9 (28.13%) GitHub
8 8 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 8 (25.00%) Java
8 8 (25.00%) Web Services
9 7 (21.88%) Configuration Management
9 7 (21.88%) Workflow
9 7 (21.88%) Google
9 7 (21.88%) Bash Shell
9 7 (21.88%) GCP
9 7 (21.88%) GitLab
9 7 (21.88%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (18.75%) VirtualBox
10 6 (18.75%) PaaS

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 (34.38%) Confluence
2 9 (28.13%) JBoss
3 6 (18.75%) Apache
3 6 (18.75%) Tomcat
3 6 (18.75%) WebLogic
4 4 (12.50%) WebSphere
4 4 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (3.13%) Apache Pig
5 1 (3.13%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 21 (65.63%) AWS
2 9 (28.13%) GitHub
3 7 (21.88%) GCP
4 6 (18.75%) PaaS
5 5 (15.63%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (12.50%) Azure
6 4 (12.50%) Office 365
6 4 (12.50%) Serverless
7 3 (9.38%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (9.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (6.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (6.25%) Amazon ECS
8 2 (6.25%) Amazon S3
9 1 (3.13%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (3.13%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (3.13%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (3.13%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (3.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (3.13%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) HTTP
2 1 (3.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (12.50%) MySQL
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.13%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (3.13%) Apache Hive
4 1 (3.13%) Big Data
4 1 (3.13%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.13%) HBase
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 21 (65.63%) Jenkins
2 18 (56.25%) Git (software)
3 10 (31.25%) JIRA
4 7 (21.88%) GitLab
5 5 (15.63%) IntelliJ
6 4 (12.50%) Maven
6 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (12.50%) TeamCity
7 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (3.13%) Gradle
7 1 (3.13%) Hudson
7 1 (3.13%) JUnit
7 1 (3.13%) Mockito
7 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.13%) Banking
1 1 (3.13%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Administrator
2 6 (18.75%) Developer
3 5 (15.63%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Architect
4 4 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (12.50%) WebSphere Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (9.38%) C# Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (6.25%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Middleware Administrator
7 1 (3.13%) Cloud Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) DevOps Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Server Administrator
7 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) Web Services
2 5 (15.63%) AngularJS
2 5 (15.63%) React
3 4 (12.50%) .NET
3 4 (12.50%) Django
3 4 (12.50%) Flask
3 4 (12.50%) Middleware
3 4 (12.50%) Node.js
3 4 (12.50%) Vue.js
4 3 (9.38%) Apache Camel
4 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
4 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (9.38%) RESTful
4 3 (9.38%) Spring Boot
5 2 (6.25%) JSON
6 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (3.13%) boto
6 1 (3.13%) Dapper ORM
6 1 (3.13%) HTML
6 1 (3.13%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Public Cloud
2 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 16 (50.00%) Linux
2 9 (28.13%) Windows
3 6 (18.75%) Unix
4 4 (12.50%) Debian
4 4 (12.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (50.00%) DevOps
2 11 (34.38%) Microservices
3 8 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 7 (21.88%) Configuration Management
4 7 (21.88%) Workflow
5 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (15.63%) Scrum
6 4 (12.50%) Information Security
6 4 (12.50%) Information Security Management
6 4 (12.50%) ISMS
6 4 (12.50%) MVC
6 4 (12.50%) Security Management
6 4 (12.50%) TDD
7 3 (9.38%) Agile Project Management
7 3 (9.38%) BDD
7 3 (9.38%) Migration
7 3 (9.38%) Open Source
7 3 (9.38%) Project Management
7 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) Python
2 8 (25.00%) Java
3 7 (21.88%) Bash Shell
4 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
4 5 (15.63%) Ruby
5 4 (12.50%) C#
5 4 (12.50%) PowerShell
6 3 (9.38%) Groovy
6 3 (9.38%) SQL
7 1 (3.13%) Perl
7 1 (3.13%) PHP
7 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) AWS Certification
2 2 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (18.75%) VirtualBox
2 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (43.75%) Kubernetes
3 10 (31.25%) Ansible
3 10 (31.25%) Puppet
4 2 (6.25%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (6.25%) Terraform
5 1 (3.13%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Google
2 6 (18.75%) Red Hat
2 6 (18.75%) VMware
3 3 (9.38%) Atlassian
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft