Period
to 22 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 22 April 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
England > North West
6 months to
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 36 68 126
Rank change year-on-year +32 +58 +67
Contract jobs citing Docker 305 172 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 5.50% 2.98% 1.47%
As % of the System Software category 41.50% 25.86% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 113 55
North West median daily rate £550 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -7.69%
10th Percentile £369 £350 £335
90th Percentile £700 £638 £620
England median daily rate £546 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +3.90% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
North West median hourly rate - - £51.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £46.75
% change year-on-year -22.22% -3.74% -

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 the North West with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 735 665 551
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.26% 11.53% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 391 341
North West median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £200 £150 £163
90th Percentile £625 £575 £544
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 76 50
North West median hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -4.76% -1.56%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.17 £11.20
90th Percentile £20.80 £30.36 £22.63
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +3.23%

Docker
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Docker as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Docker in the North West

Docker
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Docker in the North West

Docker
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Docker in the North West over the 6 months to 22 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Docker in the North West

Docker
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Docker within the North West region over the 6 months to 22 April 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
Manchester +36 175 £550 +10.00% 40
Lancashire +37 62 £550 -12.00% 4
Cheshire -9 45 £413 +5.77% 18
Merseyside +4 15 £525 -38.24% 3
Docker
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 North West region with a requirement for Docker.

1 186 (60.98%) DevOps
2 184 (60.33%) Kubernetes
2 184 (60.33%) Amazon AWS
3 150 (49.18%) Jenkins
4 116 (38.03%) Terraform
5 113 (37.05%) Agile Software Development
6 111 (36.39%) Linux
7 101 (33.11%) Microsoft Azure
8 96 (31.48%) Python
9 91 (29.84%) Puppet
10 84 (27.54%) Microservices
11 79 (25.90%) Ansible
12 66 (21.64%) Opscode Chef
13 64 (20.98%) Java
14 56 (18.36%) Git (software)
15 53 (17.38%) Bash Shell
16 47 (15.41%) Test Automation
17 46 (15.08%) Serverless
18 44 (14.43%) Windows
19 42 (13.77%) TDD
20 41 (13.44%) .NET
21 39 (12.79%) BDD
22 37 (12.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 36 (11.80%) OpenShift
24 35 (11.48%) JavaScript
24 35 (11.48%) Web Services
25 33 (10.82%) Amazon EC2
26 30 (9.84%) Cloudera
27 29 (9.51%) AWS CloudFormation
27 29 (9.51%) Java 8

Docker
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 17 (5.57%) Confluence
2 12 (3.93%) nginx
3 10 (3.28%) Cloud Foundry
4 7 (2.30%) JBoss
4 7 (2.30%) OpenStack
5 6 (1.97%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.98%) Apache
7 3 (0.98%) IIS
7 3 (0.98%) SAS
8 2 (0.66%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.66%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 15 (4.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 184 (60.33%) Amazon AWS
2 101 (33.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (15.08%) Serverless
4 36 (11.80%) OpenShift
5 33 (10.82%) Amazon EC2
6 29 (9.51%) AWS CloudFormation
7 21 (6.89%) Amazon S3
7 21 (6.89%) Cloud Computing
7 21 (6.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 20 (6.56%) PaaS
9 15 (4.92%) Azure Active Directory
9 15 (4.92%) Azure Functions
10 13 (4.26%) npm
10 13 (4.26%) Route 53
11 11 (3.61%) AWS Lambda
11 11 (3.61%) GitHub
12 10 (3.28%) Google Cloud Platform
13 9 (2.95%) Amazon ELB
14 8 (2.62%) Office 365
15 7 (2.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.89%) HTTP
2 10 (3.28%) TCP/IP
3 8 (2.62%) SSL
3 8 (2.62%) VPN
4 7 (2.30%) Firewall
5 6 (1.97%) VLAN
6 5 (1.64%) DNS
7 4 (1.31%) DHCP
7 4 (1.31%) FTP
7 4 (1.31%) IPsec
8 3 (0.98%) tcpdump
9 1 (0.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (9.51%) Hadoop
2 23 (7.54%) MySQL
3 21 (6.89%) MongoDB
4 19 (6.23%) Amazon RDS
4 19 (6.23%) Big Data
4 19 (6.23%) SQL Server
5 17 (5.57%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (4.92%) Power BI
7 9 (2.95%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (2.62%) Azure SQL Database
8 8 (2.62%) Relational Database
9 7 (2.30%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.31%) Amazon Redshift
10 4 (1.31%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.98%) Amazon Athena
11 3 (0.98%) Amazon Aurora
11 3 (0.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (0.98%) Apache Hive
11 3 (0.98%) Impala
11 3 (0.98%) Redis
Development Applications
1 150 (49.18%) Jenkins
2 56 (18.36%) Git (software)
3 22 (7.21%) JIRA
3 22 (7.21%) Maven
4 21 (6.89%) GitLab
5 18 (5.90%) Gradle
5 18 (5.90%) Visual Studio Team System
6 13 (4.26%) IntelliJ
7 12 (3.93%) Mockito
7 12 (3.93%) Travis CI
8 11 (3.61%) CircleCI
8 11 (3.61%) gulp
8 11 (3.61%) Selenium
9 10 (3.28%) IBM UrbanCode
9 10 (3.28%) SonarQube
10 9 (2.95%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (2.62%) JUnit
11 8 (2.62%) TeamCity
11 8 (2.62%) Visual Studio
12 7 (2.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 25 (8.20%) Finance
2 7 (2.30%) Banking
2 7 (2.30%) Retail
3 4 (1.31%) Games
3 4 (1.31%) Legal
4 3 (0.98%) Law
5 2 (0.66%) Local Government
5 2 (0.66%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.66%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.33%) Advertising
6 1 (0.33%) Electronics
6 1 (0.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 105 (34.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 78 (25.57%) Developer
3 61 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
4 34 (11.15%) AWS DevOps
5 29 (9.51%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 27 (8.85%) Java Developer
7 22 (7.21%) Consultant
8 17 (5.57%) Architect
8 17 (5.57%) Cloud Engineer
8 17 (5.57%) DevOps Consultant
9 16 (5.25%) Platform Engineer
10 14 (4.59%) .NET Developer
10 14 (4.59%) Full Stack Developer
11 13 (4.26%) Azure Engineer
12 12 (3.93%) C# Developer
12 12 (3.93%) Senior DevOps
13 11 (3.61%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 10 (3.28%) Administrator
14 10 (3.28%) Azure DevOps
14 10 (3.28%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (13.44%) .NET
2 35 (11.48%) Web Services
3 28 (9.18%) Node.js
4 24 (7.87%) AngularJS
5 19 (6.23%) Elastic Stack
5 19 (6.23%) Spring
6 16 (5.25%) Vue.js
7 15 (4.92%) RESTful
8 13 (4.26%) Django
8 13 (4.26%) React
9 12 (3.93%) Kafka
10 11 (3.61%) .NET Core
10 11 (3.61%) ADO
11 10 (3.28%) ActiveMQ
11 10 (3.28%) JAX-RS
12 8 (2.62%) Flask
12 8 (2.62%) HTML
12 8 (2.62%) Middleware
13 6 (1.97%) Hibernate
13 6 (1.97%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.90%) Public Cloud
2 14 (4.59%) Hybrid Cloud
3 8 (2.62%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.30%) Linux Command Line
4 7 (2.30%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.97%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.31%) Fintech
6 4 (1.31%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (1.31%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (0.66%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.66%) User Experience
8 1 (0.33%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.33%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.33%) Clustering
8 1 (0.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 111 (36.39%) Linux
2 44 (14.43%) Windows
3 37 (12.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (5.25%) Unix
5 12 (3.93%) Mac OS X
6 11 (3.61%) CentOS
7 7 (2.30%) Debian
7 7 (2.30%) Ubuntu
7 7 (2.30%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.98%) Amazon Linux
8 3 (0.98%) Fedora
9 2 (0.66%) Solaris
10 1 (0.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (60.98%) DevOps
2 113 (37.05%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (27.54%) Microservices
4 47 (15.41%) Test Automation
5 42 (13.77%) TDD
6 39 (12.79%) BDD
7 26 (8.52%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 22 (7.21%) Migration
8 22 (7.21%) Open Source
9 21 (6.89%) Security Management
10 19 (6.23%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (6.23%) Scrum
11 18 (5.90%) Configuration Management
11 18 (5.90%) Deployment Automation
11 18 (5.90%) Systems Engineering
12 16 (5.25%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (4.92%) CRM
13 15 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (4.59%) Pair Programming
15 13 (4.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 96 (31.48%) Python
2 64 (20.98%) Java
3 53 (17.38%) Bash Shell
4 35 (11.48%) JavaScript
5 29 (9.51%) Java 8
6 26 (8.52%) C#
7 25 (8.20%) SQL
8 17 (5.57%) Groovy
9 16 (5.25%) Shell Script
10 13 (4.26%) PHP
11 10 (3.28%) Ruby
12 8 (2.62%) Go
13 6 (1.97%) Perl
14 4 (1.31%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.98%) PHP 7
15 3 (0.98%) Scala
16 1 (0.33%) PHP 5
16 1 (0.33%) R
16 1 (0.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 22 (7.21%) AWS Certification
2 8 (2.62%) CCA
3 5 (1.64%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.64%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.98%) QA
System Software
1 26 (8.52%) Active Directory
2 16 (5.25%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.98%) Squid
4 2 (0.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.33%) etcd
5 1 (0.33%) HDFS
5 1 (0.33%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 184 (60.33%) Kubernetes
2 116 (38.03%) Terraform
3 91 (29.84%) Puppet
4 79 (25.90%) Ansible
5 66 (21.64%) Opscode Chef
6 26 (8.52%) Packer
7 24 (7.87%) Prometheus
8 20 (6.56%) Salt
9 8 (2.62%) Grafana
9 8 (2.62%) logstash
10 6 (1.97%) Docker Swarm
10 6 (1.97%) SCCM
11 4 (1.31%) Rancher
12 3 (0.98%) Consul
13 2 (0.66%) Nagios
14 1 (0.33%) CA Wily
14 1 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
14 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 30 (9.84%) Cloudera
2 28 (9.18%) Oracle
3 27 (8.85%) Red Hat
4 24 (7.87%) Hortonworks
5 13 (4.26%) Microsoft
6 10 (3.28%) PagerDuty
7 8 (2.62%) Google
8 7 (2.30%) Atlassian
9 5 (1.64%) Citrix
10 3 (0.98%) Black Duck
10 3 (0.98%) Splunk
11 2 (0.66%) IBM
11 2 (0.66%) MapR
12 1 (0.33%) SAP