Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 32 51 106
Rank change year-on-year +19 +55 +27
Contract jobs citing Docker 162 110 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 5.54% 3.91% 1.49%
As % of the System Software category 34.47% 33.64% 13.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 79 28
Manchester median daily rate £550 £463 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.92% +15.63% +6.67%
10th Percentile £388 £350 £343
90th Percentile £700 £575 £560
North West median daily rate £545 £500 £413
% change year-on-year +9.00% +21.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Manchester median hourly rate - - £51.00
North West median hourly rate £64.00 - £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 Manchester with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 470 327 352
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 16.07% 11.63% 11.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 205 217
Manchester median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £156 £135 £131
90th Percentile £650 £570 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 36 20
Manchester median hourly rate £15.32 £17.22 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.04% +27.52% -5.26%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.00 £10.38
90th Percentile £22.42 £31.05 £22.66
North West median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year +3.03% +8.20% +1.67%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 - 3 - - 3
Salford - 2 £339 - 3
Bury - 1 - - 1
Docker
North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 120 (74.07%) DevOps
2 92 (56.79%) Jenkins
2 92 (56.79%) Terraform
3 82 (50.62%) Python
4 76 (46.91%) Ansible
5 71 (43.83%) Java
6 59 (36.42%) Amazon AWS
7 57 (35.19%) Puppet
7 57 (35.19%) Opscode Chef
8 54 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 49 (30.25%) Microsoft Azure
10 46 (28.40%) Kubernetes
11 43 (26.54%) Gradle
11 43 (26.54%) Maven
12 35 (21.60%) Linux
13 31 (19.14%) Test Automation
13 31 (19.14%) Bash Shell
13 31 (19.14%) PostgreSQL
13 31 (19.14%) Spring
14 30 (18.52%) TDD
14 30 (18.52%) Groovy
14 30 (18.52%) Java 8
15 29 (17.90%) Microservices
16 28 (17.28%) AWS CloudFormation
17 27 (16.67%) BDD
18 26 (16.05%) Node.js
18 26 (16.05%) nginx
18 26 (16.05%) MySQL
18 26 (16.05%) Elastic Stack
19 25 (15.43%) npm

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 26 (16.05%) nginx
2 23 (14.20%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (3.09%) IIS
4 3 (1.85%) Confluence
5 2 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.23%) JBoss
5 2 (1.23%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.23%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.62%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 59 (36.42%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (30.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (17.28%) AWS CloudFormation
4 25 (15.43%) npm
4 25 (15.43%) PaaS
5 12 (7.41%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (4.94%) GitHub
6 8 (4.94%) SaaS
7 7 (4.32%) Serverless
8 6 (3.70%) Amazon SQS
8 6 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (3.70%) OpenShift
9 5 (3.09%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (2.47%) Amazon S3
10 4 (2.47%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (2.47%) Azure Functions
10 4 (2.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (1.85%) AWS OpsWorks
11 3 (1.85%) Route 53
12 2 (1.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.70%) Firewall
2 6 (3.70%) VLAN
2 6 (3.70%) VPN
3 5 (3.09%) HTTP
4 3 (1.85%) DHCP
4 3 (1.85%) DNS
4 3 (1.85%) FTP
4 3 (1.85%) IPsec
5 1 (0.62%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (19.14%) PostgreSQL
2 26 (16.05%) MySQL
3 8 (4.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 6 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (2.47%) Hazelcast
5 4 (2.47%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.47%) Power BI
5 4 (2.47%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.23%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.62%) Amazon Aurora
7 1 (0.62%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.62%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 92 (56.79%) Jenkins
2 43 (26.54%) Gradle
2 43 (26.54%) Maven
3 25 (15.43%) Selenium
4 24 (14.81%) gulp
5 23 (14.20%) CircleCI
5 23 (14.20%) IBM UrbanCode
5 23 (14.20%) Travis CI
6 22 (13.58%) Git (software)
7 16 (9.88%) Gatling
7 16 (9.88%) JUnit
7 16 (9.88%) Spock
8 13 (8.02%) JIRA
9 6 (3.70%) PyCharm
10 5 (3.09%) TeamCity
11 4 (2.47%) Visual Studio Team System
12 2 (1.23%) GitLab
12 2 (1.23%) JMeter
12 2 (1.23%) LoadRunner
12 2 (1.23%) SonarQube
General
1 10 (6.17%) Retail
2 5 (3.09%) Finance
3 3 (1.85%) Banking
4 2 (1.23%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.62%) Electronics
5 1 (0.62%) Law
5 1 (0.62%) Local Government
5 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.62%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 71 (43.83%) DevOps Engineer
2 32 (19.75%) AWS Engineer
3 30 (18.52%) Developer
4 24 (14.81%) Java Engineer
5 18 (11.11%) AWS DevOps
6 16 (9.88%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 12 (7.41%) Java Developer
8 11 (6.79%) Azure Engineer
9 9 (5.56%) Consultant
10 8 (4.94%) WebOps Engineer
11 7 (4.32%) DevOps Consultant
11 7 (4.32%) Python Engineer
12 6 (3.70%) Django Developer
12 6 (3.70%) Software Engineer
13 5 (3.09%) Azure DevOps
13 5 (3.09%) Azure DevOps Engineer
13 5 (3.09%) Java Software Engineer
13 5 (3.09%) Senior DevOps
13 5 (3.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 5 (3.09%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (19.14%) Spring
2 26 (16.05%) Elastic Stack
2 26 (16.05%) Node.js
3 19 (11.73%) Hibernate
4 14 (8.64%) .NET
5 13 (8.02%) Web Services
6 12 (7.41%) RESTful
7 10 (6.17%) Spring Boot
8 8 (4.94%) Kafka
9 6 (3.70%) Django
10 4 (2.47%) Grails
11 3 (1.85%) Redux
12 2 (1.23%) ADO
12 2 (1.23%) Apache Camel
12 2 (1.23%) CSS
12 2 (1.23%) Flask
12 2 (1.23%) HTML
12 2 (1.23%) Laravel
12 2 (1.23%) Symfony
13 1 (0.62%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.70%) Data Centre
1 6 (3.70%) Linux Command Line
1 6 (3.70%) Mobile App
2 3 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (1.23%) Private Cloud
3 2 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (0.62%) Clustering
4 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.62%) Fintech
4 1 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.62%) PKI
4 1 (0.62%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 35 (21.60%) Linux
2 20 (12.35%) Windows
3 6 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.47%) Android
5 1 (0.62%) AIX
5 1 (0.62%) CentOS
5 1 (0.62%) Solaris
5 1 (0.62%) Unix
5 1 (0.62%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (74.07%) DevOps
2 54 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (19.14%) Test Automation
4 30 (18.52%) TDD
5 29 (17.90%) Microservices
6 27 (16.67%) BDD
7 25 (15.43%) Scrum
8 24 (14.81%) Open Source
9 13 (8.02%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (7.41%) Configuration Management
11 11 (6.79%) Continuous Delivery
11 11 (6.79%) Software Deployment
12 9 (5.56%) Software Engineering
13 8 (4.94%) B2B
13 8 (4.94%) Kanban
13 8 (4.94%) Web Operations
14 7 (4.32%) Unit Testing
15 6 (3.70%) B2C
15 6 (3.70%) Functional Testing
15 6 (3.70%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 82 (50.62%) Python
2 71 (43.83%) Java
3 31 (19.14%) Bash Shell
4 30 (18.52%) Groovy
4 30 (18.52%) Java 8
5 25 (15.43%) Shell Script
6 23 (14.20%) PHP
7 13 (8.02%) SQL
8 6 (3.70%) C#
9 5 (3.09%) Scala
10 4 (2.47%) JavaScript
10 4 (2.47%) Ruby
11 1 (0.62%) Perl
11 1 (0.62%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 3 (1.85%) AWS Certification
1 3 (1.85%) Degree
1 3 (1.85%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.62%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.62%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (0.62%) JSP 440
1 1 (0.62%) QA
System Software
1 24 (14.81%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (2.47%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 92 (56.79%) Terraform
2 76 (46.91%) Ansible
3 57 (35.19%) Opscode Chef
3 57 (35.19%) Puppet
4 46 (28.40%) Kubernetes
5 14 (8.64%) Packer
6 9 (5.56%) Salt
7 7 (4.32%) logstash
7 7 (4.32%) Prometheus
8 2 (1.23%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.62%) Grafana
9 1 (0.62%) Kibana
9 1 (0.62%) Rancher
Vendors
1 7 (4.32%) Atlassian
1 7 (4.32%) Microsoft
1 7 (4.32%) Oracle
2 6 (3.70%) Google
2 6 (3.70%) PagerDuty
3 4 (2.47%) Red Hat
4 3 (1.85%) Splunk
5 2 (1.23%) VMware
6 1 (0.62%) Black Duck
6 1 (0.62%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.62%) IBM
6 1 (0.62%) SAP