Period
to 10 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 10 December 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 > Manchester
6 months to
10 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 38 46
Rank change year-on-year +18 +8 +73
Contract jobs citing Docker 176 168 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 6.49% 5.25% 3.87%
As % of the System Software category 40.74% 32.88% 34.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 146 83
Manchester median daily rate £450 £550 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +19.57% +15.00%
10th Percentile £352 £363 £350
90th Percentile £625 £700 £575
North West median daily rate £463 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -7.50% - +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate £48.50 - -
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 Manchester with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 432 511 325
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 15.93% 15.98% 11.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 343 201
Manchester median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +9.59%
10th Percentile £158 £153 £135
90th Percentile £600 £650 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 35 30
Manchester median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -11.76% +25.93%
10th Percentile £11.08 £10.93 £10.69
90th Percentile £34.95 £22.39 £35.00
North West median hourly rate £16.25 £16.63 £16.50
% change year-on-year -2.26% +0.76% +10.52%

Docker
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Docker in Manchester

Docker
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Docker in Manchester

Docker
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Docker in Manchester over the 6 months to 10 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Docker in Manchester

Docker
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Docker within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 10 December 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
Altrincham 0 3 £550 - 9
Stockport +6 1 - - 1
Oldham - 1 £450 -
Docker
North West

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Docker.

1 107 (60.80%) DevOps
2 103 (58.52%) AWS
3 101 (57.39%) Kubernetes
4 70 (39.77%) Jenkins
5 62 (35.23%) Agile Software Development
6 60 (34.09%) Linux
7 59 (33.52%) Terraform
8 58 (32.95%) Ansible
9 54 (30.68%) Git (software)
9 54 (30.68%) Java
10 51 (28.98%) Azure
11 50 (28.41%) Puppet
12 46 (26.14%) Python
13 43 (24.43%) JavaScript
13 43 (24.43%) Microservices
14 33 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
15 32 (18.18%) PHP
16 27 (15.34%) GitLab
16 27 (15.34%) Node.js
16 27 (15.34%) Scrum
17 25 (14.20%) MySQL
17 25 (14.20%) Amazon S3
17 25 (14.20%) Infrastructure as Code
18 24 (13.64%) Bash Shell
19 23 (13.07%) Amazon EC2
19 23 (13.07%) Serverless
19 23 (13.07%) Spring Boot
20 22 (12.50%) Configuration Management
21 21 (11.93%) AWS Lambda
22 20 (11.36%) Amazon RDS

Docker
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 7 (3.98%) OpenStack
2 5 (2.84%) Camunda
2 5 (2.84%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (2.84%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.27%) Apache
3 4 (2.27%) Confluence
4 3 (1.70%) nginx
5 2 (1.14%) IIS
6 1 (0.57%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.57%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.57%) Finacle
Cloud Services
1 103 (58.52%) AWS
2 51 (28.98%) Azure
3 25 (14.20%) Amazon S3
4 23 (13.07%) Amazon EC2
4 23 (13.07%) Serverless
5 21 (11.93%) AWS Lambda
6 18 (10.23%) GCP
7 17 (9.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 16 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
9 15 (8.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 10 (5.68%) Amazon ELB
10 10 (5.68%) GitHub
10 10 (5.68%) PaaS
11 9 (5.11%) Datadog
11 9 (5.11%) IaaS
12 8 (4.55%) CloudFront
13 7 (3.98%) Amazon Glacier
13 7 (3.98%) Amazon Kinesis
13 7 (3.98%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 7 (3.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.25%) HTTP
2 5 (2.84%) DNS
3 4 (2.27%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.14%) Firewall
4 2 (1.14%) Internet
5 1 (0.57%) DHCP
5 1 (0.57%) FTP
5 1 (0.57%) IPsec
5 1 (0.57%) Network Security
5 1 (0.57%) SNMP
5 1 (0.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (14.20%) MySQL
2 20 (11.36%) Amazon RDS
3 19 (10.80%) MongoDB
4 13 (7.39%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (6.82%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (4.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 7 (3.98%) Redis
8 6 (3.41%) Big Data
8 6 (3.41%) Relational Database
9 5 (2.84%) NoSQL
10 4 (2.27%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.70%) Data Lake
12 2 (1.14%) Amazon QuickSight
13 1 (0.57%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.57%) Neo4j
13 1 (0.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 70 (39.77%) Jenkins
2 54 (30.68%) Git (software)
3 27 (15.34%) GitLab
4 19 (10.80%) SonarQube
5 13 (7.39%) Bitbucket
5 13 (7.39%) Vagrant
6 12 (6.82%) JIRA
7 8 (4.55%) Artifactory
8 7 (3.98%) Gerrit
9 6 (3.41%) Robot Framework
10 5 (2.84%) JSUnit
10 5 (2.84%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (2.27%) TeamCity
12 3 (1.70%) Buildbot
12 3 (1.70%) Octopus Deploy
13 2 (1.14%) Cucumber
13 2 (1.14%) IBM UrbanCode
13 2 (1.14%) Selenium
13 2 (1.14%) Zephyr
General
1 8 (4.55%) Public Sector
2 7 (3.98%) Automotive
3 4 (2.27%) Banking
3 4 (2.27%) Finance
4 2 (1.14%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.14%) Retail
5 1 (0.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 70 (39.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 65 (36.93%) Developer
3 29 (16.48%) AWS Engineer
4 24 (13.64%) Java Developer
5 17 (9.66%) AWS DevOps
5 17 (9.66%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 14 (7.95%) Full Stack Developer
6 14 (7.95%) PHP Developer
7 12 (6.82%) Angular Developer
8 10 (5.68%) Platform Engineer
9 9 (5.11%) Azure Engineer
10 8 (4.55%) Agile Developer
10 8 (4.55%) Agile Java Developer
10 8 (4.55%) Software Developer
11 7 (3.98%) Azure DevOps
11 7 (3.98%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 7 (3.98%) JavaScript Developer
11 7 (3.98%) Software Engineer
12 6 (3.41%) Lead DevOps
12 6 (3.41%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (15.34%) Node.js
2 23 (13.07%) Spring Boot
3 18 (10.23%) Spring
4 17 (9.66%) AngularJS
5 15 (8.52%) React
6 14 (7.95%) HTML
7 12 (6.82%) .NET
7 12 (6.82%) Web Services
8 11 (6.25%) CSS
9 10 (5.68%) Elastic Stack
9 10 (5.68%) REST
9 10 (5.68%) Vue.js
10 9 (5.11%) Ruby on Rails
10 9 (5.11%) Symfony
11 7 (3.98%) Laravel
12 6 (3.41%) Kafka
13 5 (2.84%) JSON
13 5 (2.84%) Redux
13 5 (2.84%) XML
14 4 (2.27%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.25%) Public Cloud
2 5 (2.84%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (2.27%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.70%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (1.70%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.14%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.57%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.57%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.57%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.57%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 60 (34.09%) Linux
2 15 (8.52%) Unix
3 13 (7.39%) CentOS
4 10 (5.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (3.98%) Ubuntu
6 4 (2.27%) Windows
7 3 (1.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (60.80%) DevOps
2 62 (35.23%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (24.43%) Microservices
4 33 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (15.34%) Scrum
6 25 (14.20%) Infrastructure as Code
7 22 (12.50%) Configuration Management
8 18 (10.23%) Migration
9 17 (9.66%) Kanban
10 15 (8.52%) OOP
10 15 (8.52%) TDD
10 15 (8.52%) Test Automation
11 13 (7.39%) Open Source
11 13 (7.39%) Software Engineering
12 10 (5.68%) Mentoring
12 10 (5.68%) Technical Debt
13 8 (4.55%) DevSecOps
13 8 (4.55%) Front End Development
13 8 (4.55%) Unit Testing
14 7 (3.98%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 54 (30.68%) Java
2 46 (26.14%) Python
3 43 (24.43%) JavaScript
4 32 (18.18%) PHP
5 24 (13.64%) Bash Shell
6 18 (10.23%) Java 8
7 17 (9.66%) Ruby
8 12 (6.82%) PowerShell
9 9 (5.11%) Go
9 9 (5.11%) TypeScript
10 8 (4.55%) PHP 7
11 6 (3.41%) ES6
11 6 (3.41%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.27%) C#
12 4 (2.27%) PHP 5
12 4 (2.27%) SQL
13 3 (1.70%) ES7
13 3 (1.70%) Scala
14 1 (0.57%) Cypher
14 1 (0.57%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 12 (6.82%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.11%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.84%) AWS Certification
4 4 (2.27%) Degree
5 1 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.57%) CCNA
5 1 (0.57%) CCNP
5 1 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.57%) LPIC
5 1 (0.57%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.41%) SLA
2 3 (1.70%) QA
3 2 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.57%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.57%) PSD2
System Software
1 5 (2.84%) Snort
2 4 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 101 (57.39%) Kubernetes
2 59 (33.52%) Terraform
3 58 (32.95%) Ansible
4 50 (28.41%) Puppet
5 19 (10.80%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (6.82%) Grafana
6 12 (6.82%) Packer
7 10 (5.68%) Prometheus
8 8 (4.55%) Rancher
9 7 (3.98%) Consul
10 5 (2.84%) Rsyslog
11 4 (2.27%) Docker Swarm
11 4 (2.27%) Kibana
12 2 (1.14%) Nagios
12 2 (1.14%) Salt
13 1 (0.57%) logstash
13 1 (0.57%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (6.25%) Google
2 9 (5.11%) New Relic
3 5 (2.84%) Red Hat
4 4 (2.27%) Coverity
4 4 (2.27%) Zend
5 3 (1.70%) Black Duck
5 3 (1.70%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.70%) Oracle
5 3 (1.70%) Splunk
5 3 (1.70%) Tableau
6 2 (1.14%) AppDynamics
6 2 (1.14%) IBM
6 2 (1.14%) Micro Focus
7 1 (0.57%) Sage
7 1 (0.57%) VMware