Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 69 85
Rank change year-on-year +10 +16 +21
Contract jobs citing Docker 36 25 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.89% 1.87% 0.73%
As % of the System Software category 20.81% 18.25% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 27 8
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £500 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +37.93% -17.14%
10th Percentile £322 £326 £300
90th Percentile £477 £575 £600
North West median daily rate £500 £500 £413
% change year-on-year - +21.21% -
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 173 137 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 13.90% 10.25% 9.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 92 78
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £338 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.60% +3.85%
10th Percentile £238 £130 £142
90th Percentile £475 £575 £608
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 11 18
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.62% -28.77% +30.36%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.00 £13.18
90th Percentile £20.13 £21.00 £25.25
North West median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £14.93
% change year-on-year - +10.52% +2.97%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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
Crewe - 8 £480 -
Knutsford -8 7 £400 +2.56% 3
Chester +4 3 £400 -15.79% 2
Warrington -5 2 £425 -20.56% 2
Docker
North West

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 31 (86.11%) DevOps
2 19 (52.78%) Kubernetes
3 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (33.33%) Puppet
6 12 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
6 12 (33.33%) Java
7 11 (30.56%) Git (software)
8 10 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (25.00%) Scrum
10 8 (22.22%) JUnit
10 8 (22.22%) Linux
10 8 (22.22%) Node.js
10 8 (22.22%) Cucumber
10 8 (22.22%) Octopus Deploy
11 7 (19.44%) Ansible
11 7 (19.44%) SQL
11 7 (19.44%) .NET
11 7 (19.44%) JIRA
12 6 (16.67%) Selenium
12 6 (16.67%) OWASP
12 6 (16.67%) JMeter
12 6 (16.67%) Visual Studio
12 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
12 6 (16.67%) GitLab
12 6 (16.67%) SonarQube
12 6 (16.67%) Web Operations
12 6 (16.67%) Case Management

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 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.56%) Apache Pig
2 2 (5.56%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.78%) Confluence
3 1 (2.78%) JBoss
3 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 15 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (13.89%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (8.33%) Amazon S3
5 3 (8.33%) OpenShift
5 3 (8.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (5.56%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (5.56%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (5.56%) Office 365
6 2 (5.56%) Route 53
6 2 (5.56%) Serverless
7 1 (2.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (2.78%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (2.78%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (2.78%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (2.78%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
2 5 (13.89%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (11.11%) MySQL
4 3 (8.33%) Big Data
5 2 (5.56%) Apache Hive
5 2 (5.56%) Hadoop
5 2 (5.56%) HBase
6 1 (2.78%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (2.78%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
2 11 (30.56%) Git (software)
3 8 (22.22%) Cucumber
3 8 (22.22%) JUnit
3 8 (22.22%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (19.44%) JIRA
5 6 (16.67%) GitLab
5 6 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 6 (16.67%) JMeter
5 6 (16.67%) MSBuild
5 6 (16.67%) Selenium
5 6 (16.67%) SonarQube
5 6 (16.67%) Visual Studio
6 3 (8.33%) Subversion
7 2 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (5.56%) Gradle
7 2 (5.56%) Hudson
7 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.78%) Mercurial
8 1 (2.78%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (55.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Azure DevOps
3 5 (13.89%) Azure Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Platform Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (5.56%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Cloud Developer
6 2 (5.56%) DevOps Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.78%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Java Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) Node.js
2 7 (19.44%) .NET
3 5 (13.89%) hapi
4 4 (11.11%) Spring
4 4 (11.11%) Spring Boot
5 2 (5.56%) AngularJS
5 2 (5.56%) RAML
5 2 (5.56%) React
5 2 (5.56%) Web Services
5 2 (5.56%) WireMock
6 1 (2.78%) boto
6 1 (2.78%) HTML
6 1 (2.78%) JSON
6 1 (2.78%) Kafka
6 1 (2.78%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (2.78%) RESTful
6 1 (2.78%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Linux
2 5 (13.89%) Windows
3 4 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.56%) Debian
4 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.56%) Ubuntu
4 2 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (86.11%) DevOps
2 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (25.00%) Scrum
5 6 (16.67%) Case Management
5 6 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
5 6 (16.67%) OWASP
5 6 (16.67%) Web Operations
6 5 (13.89%) Microservices
7 4 (11.11%) High Availability
8 3 (8.33%) Deployment Automation
8 3 (8.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 3 (8.33%) Security Management
8 3 (8.33%) Test Automation
9 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
9 2 (5.56%) Information Security
9 2 (5.56%) Information Security Management
9 2 (5.56%) ISMS
9 2 (5.56%) OO
9 2 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) Java
2 7 (19.44%) SQL
3 5 (13.89%) PowerShell
3 5 (13.89%) Python
4 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.56%) Java 8
5 2 (5.56%) Java 9
5 2 (5.56%) Ruby
5 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.78%) Groovy
6 1 (2.78%) Perl
6 1 (2.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) AWS Certification
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (52.78%) Kubernetes
2 12 (33.33%) Puppet
3 10 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (19.44%) Ansible
5 4 (11.11%) Terraform
6 3 (8.33%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (8.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) Google
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
1 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle