Period
to 16 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 16 November 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 > Lancashire
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 39 64
Rank change year-on-year -12 +25 -
Contract jobs citing Docker 18 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.64% 2.64% 0.60%
As % of the System Software category 24.32% 26.67% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 28 2
Lancashire median daily rate £450 £535 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.89% +35.44% -
10th Percentile £425 £510 £366
90th Percentile £586 £638 £428
North West median daily rate £500 £475 £406
% change year-on-year +5.26% +16.92% -5.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -
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 Lancashire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 74 45 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 10.85% 9.91% 10.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 31 41
Lancashire median daily rate £456 £465 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.88% +43.08% -3.70%
10th Percentile £229 £275 £123
90th Percentile £575 £575 £450
North West median daily rate £390 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +1.30% +2.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 3 9
Lancashire median hourly rate £13.50 £43.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.60% +196.55% -29.27%
10th Percentile £9.75 £38.20 £11.32
90th Percentile £19.13 £43.00 £43.00
North West median hourly rate £16.50 £15.85 £14.34
% change year-on-year +4.13% +10.50% -1.10%

Docker
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing Docker as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for Docker in Lancashire

Docker
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Docker in Lancashire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Docker in Lancashire

Docker
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Docker within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 16 November 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
Blackpool -13 12 £450 -15.89% 3
Preston +5 3 £565 +2.73% 2
Docker
North West

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Docker.

1 17 (94.44%) Kubernetes
1 17 (94.44%) Terraform
2 16 (88.89%) DevOps
2 16 (88.89%) Puppet
2 16 (88.89%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (88.89%) Linux
2 16 (88.89%) Python
3 15 (83.33%) Microservices
3 15 (83.33%) SonarQube
4 14 (77.78%) GitLab
4 14 (77.78%) Jenkins
4 14 (77.78%) CentOS
4 14 (77.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (72.22%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (72.22%) Amazon S3
5 13 (72.22%) HTTP
5 13 (72.22%) MySQL
5 13 (72.22%) Amazon ELB
5 13 (72.22%) MongoDB
5 13 (72.22%) Apache Cassandra
5 13 (72.22%) Route 53
5 13 (72.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 13 (72.22%) Black Duck
5 13 (72.22%) Grafana
5 13 (72.22%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 13 (72.22%) Packer
5 13 (72.22%) Prometheus
6 12 (66.67%) Rancher
7 11 (61.11%) Ansible
8 5 (27.78%) Elastic Stack

Docker
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 1 (5.56%) Apache Spark
1 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (88.89%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (72.22%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (72.22%) Amazon ELB
2 13 (72.22%) Amazon S3
2 13 (72.22%) Route 53
2 13 (72.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (11.11%) GitHub
4 2 (11.11%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (5.56%) Azure Functions
5 1 (5.56%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (72.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (72.22%) Apache Cassandra
1 13 (72.22%) MongoDB
1 13 (72.22%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) Power BI
3 1 (5.56%) Big Data
3 1 (5.56%) HBase
3 1 (5.56%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 15 (83.33%) SonarQube
2 14 (77.78%) GitLab
2 14 (77.78%) Jenkins
3 2 (11.11%) Bitbucket
3 2 (11.11%) IBM UrbanCode
3 2 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (5.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) AWS DevOps
2 3 (16.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Azure Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Backend Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Python Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Backend Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (11.11%) YAML
3 1 (5.56%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) .NET Core
3 1 (5.56%) ADO
3 1 (5.56%) J2EE
3 1 (5.56%) Kafka
3 1 (5.56%) Node.js
3 1 (5.56%) Spark Streaming
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Linux
2 14 (77.78%) CentOS
2 14 (77.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) DevOps
2 15 (83.33%) Microservices
3 13 (72.22%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) CRM
5 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.56%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) Python
2 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 2 (11.11%) Ruby
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) Java 8
4 1 (5.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 17 (94.44%) Kubernetes
1 17 (94.44%) Terraform
2 16 (88.89%) Puppet
3 13 (72.22%) Grafana
3 13 (72.22%) Packer
3 13 (72.22%) Prometheus
4 12 (66.67%) Rancher
5 11 (61.11%) Ansible
6 2 (11.11%) Nagios
6 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (11.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Black Duck
2 2 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.56%) Tableau