Period
to 19 June 2018

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 19 June 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
England > North West
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 110 187
Rank change year-on-year +45 +77 +15
Contract jobs citing Docker 189 92 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.24% 1.69% 0.60%
As % of the System Software category 26.77% 16.11% 5.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 72 30
North West median daily rate £475 £475 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £360 £350 £363
90th Percentile £638 £625 £569
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
North West median hourly rate - £51.00 -
England median hourly rate £49.33 £51.00 -
% change year-on-year -3.27% - -

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 706 571 798
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 12.09% 10.46% 10.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 356 402
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £155 £163 £207
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 60 91
North West median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.64% +8.93% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.73 £10.08
90th Percentile £30.32 £18.78 £28.53
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year +3.13% +1.59% -1.56%

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 19 June 2018.

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 19 June 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
Manchester +18 107 £475 - 67
Cheshire +28 67 £438 -7.89% 18
Lancashire - 5 £533 -
Merseyside +8 4 £850 +83.78% 9
Docker
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 North West region with a requirement for Docker.

1 117 (61.90%) DevOps
2 90 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (46.03%) Kubernetes
4 85 (44.97%) Amazon AWS
5 83 (43.92%) Jenkins
6 75 (39.68%) Opscode Chef
7 72 (38.10%) Ansible
8 69 (36.51%) Java
8 69 (36.51%) Linux
9 68 (35.98%) Python
10 64 (33.86%) Puppet
11 58 (30.69%) Continuous Integration
12 48 (25.40%) Scrum
12 48 (25.40%) JavaScript
13 46 (24.34%) Microservices
14 40 (21.16%) JIRA
15 38 (20.11%) Terraform
16 37 (19.58%) Test Automation
17 36 (19.05%) Git (software)
18 33 (17.46%) Ruby
18 33 (17.46%) OpenShift
19 31 (16.40%) Microsoft Azure
19 31 (16.40%) Configuration Management
20 30 (15.87%) Web Services
21 27 (14.29%) SQL
21 27 (14.29%) RESTful
21 27 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
22 26 (13.76%) NoSQL
22 26 (13.76%) Node.js
23 25 (13.23%) PostgreSQL

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 23 (12.17%) Apache
2 19 (10.05%) JBoss
3 18 (9.52%) Tomcat
4 14 (7.41%) Confluence
5 6 (3.17%) Apache Spark
5 6 (3.17%) nginx
6 5 (2.65%) WebSphere
7 4 (2.12%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (2.12%) WebLogic
7 4 (2.12%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.59%) Apache Pig
8 3 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.53%) Drupal
9 1 (0.53%) IIS
9 1 (0.53%) Jetty
9 1 (0.53%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.53%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 85 (44.97%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (17.46%) OpenShift
3 31 (16.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (11.64%) GitHub
5 20 (10.58%) PaaS
6 14 (7.41%) AWS CloudFormation
7 11 (5.82%) Serverless
8 10 (5.29%) AWS Lambda
9 9 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
9 9 (4.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 6 (3.17%) npm
10 6 (3.17%) SaaS
11 5 (2.65%) Amazon ELB
11 5 (2.65%) Amazon S3
11 5 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (1.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (1.59%) Slack
13 2 (1.06%) Bluemix
13 2 (1.06%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.29%) HTTP
2 8 (4.23%) DNS
3 6 (3.17%) DHCP
4 5 (2.65%) VPN
5 4 (2.12%) Internet
6 3 (1.59%) Firewall
6 3 (1.59%) SSL
6 3 (1.59%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.06%) BGP
7 2 (1.06%) IPFIX
7 2 (1.06%) Junos
7 2 (1.06%) MPLS
7 2 (1.06%) MRTG
7 2 (1.06%) OSPF
7 2 (1.06%) SNMP
7 2 (1.06%) TACACS
8 1 (0.53%) AMQP
8 1 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.53%) MQTT
8 1 (0.53%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (13.76%) NoSQL
2 25 (13.23%) PostgreSQL
3 19 (10.05%) Big Data
3 19 (10.05%) Redis
3 19 (10.05%) Relational Database
3 19 (10.05%) SQL Server
4 14 (7.41%) DB2
4 14 (7.41%) MySQL
4 14 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (6.88%) MongoDB
6 9 (4.76%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.12%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (2.12%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (1.59%) Apache Hive
8 3 (1.59%) HBase
9 2 (1.06%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (1.06%) Blockchain
9 2 (1.06%) SQLite
9 2 (1.06%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 83 (43.92%) Jenkins
2 40 (21.16%) JIRA
3 36 (19.05%) Git (software)
4 19 (10.05%) PyCharm
5 15 (7.94%) Visual Studio
6 12 (6.35%) Gradle
7 11 (5.82%) GitLab
7 11 (5.82%) Maven
8 10 (5.29%) TeamCity
9 9 (4.76%) Grunt
10 8 (4.23%) Bitbucket
10 8 (4.23%) Sonatype Nexus
11 6 (3.17%) gulp
11 6 (3.17%) SonarQube
12 5 (2.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (2.12%) Subversion
13 4 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (2.12%) Vagrant
14 3 (1.59%) Artifactory
14 3 (1.59%) GoCD
General
1 19 (10.05%) Finance
2 11 (5.82%) Banking
3 9 (4.76%) Marketing
4 8 (4.23%) Electronics
4 8 (4.23%) Manufacturing
4 8 (4.23%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.53%) Back Office
6 1 (0.53%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.53%) Law
6 1 (0.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 79 (41.80%) DevOps Engineer
2 66 (34.92%) Developer
3 14 (7.41%) AWS Engineer
3 14 (7.41%) Java Developer
3 14 (7.41%) Lead Developer
4 12 (6.35%) AWS DevOps
5 11 (5.82%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 11 (5.82%) Middleware Engineer
5 11 (5.82%) Senior DevOps
6 10 (5.29%) Django Developer
7 9 (4.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 8 (4.23%) .NET Developer
8 8 (4.23%) Java Engineer
9 7 (3.70%) Lead .NET Developer
9 7 (3.70%) Software Engineer
9 7 (3.70%) Windows Engineer
10 6 (3.17%) Applications Developer
10 6 (3.17%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (3.17%) Server Engineer
10 6 (3.17%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (15.87%) Web Services
2 27 (14.29%) RESTful
3 26 (13.76%) Node.js
4 19 (10.05%) Spring
5 18 (9.52%) .NET
6 17 (8.99%) .NET Core
7 16 (8.47%) Middleware
8 15 (7.94%) .NET Framework
8 15 (7.94%) ASP.NET
8 15 (7.94%) Entity Framework
9 14 (7.41%) HTML
9 14 (7.41%) JSON
9 14 (7.41%) React
10 13 (6.88%) AngularJS
11 12 (6.35%) CSS
11 12 (6.35%) Django
12 11 (5.82%) Spring Boot
13 9 (4.76%) Ajax
13 9 (4.76%) jQuery
13 9 (4.76%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (7.41%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (3.17%) Public Cloud
3 5 (2.65%) Clustering
3 5 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (2.65%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (2.12%) Blog
4 4 (2.12%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.59%) iPad
5 3 (1.59%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.06%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.53%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.53%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 69 (36.51%) Linux
2 23 (12.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (10.58%) Windows
4 8 (4.23%) CentOS
4 8 (4.23%) Unix
5 6 (3.17%) Windows 2000
5 6 (3.17%) Windows Server
5 6 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.65%) Android
7 4 (2.12%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.59%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.06%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (61.90%) DevOps
2 90 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (30.69%) Continuous Integration
4 48 (25.40%) Scrum
5 46 (24.34%) Microservices
6 37 (19.58%) Test Automation
7 31 (16.40%) Configuration Management
8 27 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
9 25 (13.23%) Continuous Delivery
10 23 (12.17%) Business Intelligence
10 23 (12.17%) Project Management
11 21 (11.11%) TDD
12 19 (10.05%) Software Engineering
13 13 (6.88%) Mentoring
14 10 (5.29%) Kanban
14 10 (5.29%) Machine Learning
14 10 (5.29%) Web Application Development
15 9 (4.76%) Agile Project Management
15 9 (4.76%) Data Science
15 9 (4.76%) OO
Programming Languages
1 69 (36.51%) Java
2 68 (35.98%) Python
3 48 (25.40%) JavaScript
4 33 (17.46%) Ruby
5 27 (14.29%) SQL
6 23 (12.17%) Bash Shell
7 21 (11.11%) Perl
8 20 (10.58%) Go
8 20 (10.58%) Groovy
9 19 (10.05%) C#
10 11 (5.82%) Shell Script
11 9 (4.76%) Java 8
12 8 (4.23%) PowerShell
13 6 (3.17%) PHP
13 6 (3.17%) VBScript
14 5 (2.65%) Scala
15 4 (2.12%) ES6
16 3 (1.59%) C++
17 2 (1.06%) Bourne shell
17 2 (1.06%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (4.23%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.65%) AWS Certification
3 2 (1.06%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.53%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.82%) QA
2 7 (3.70%) GCP
System Software
1 7 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.17%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (2.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (2.12%) etcd
4 3 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.06%) KVM
5 2 (1.06%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.53%) Gluster
6 1 (0.53%) iptables
6 1 (0.53%) LXC
6 1 (0.53%) NFS
6 1 (0.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 87 (46.03%) Kubernetes
2 75 (39.68%) Opscode Chef
3 72 (38.10%) Ansible
4 64 (33.86%) Puppet
5 38 (20.11%) Terraform
6 8 (4.23%) Consul
6 8 (4.23%) Salt
7 7 (3.70%) Docker Swarm
8 6 (3.17%) Kibana
8 6 (3.17%) ZABBIX
9 5 (2.65%) logstash
9 5 (2.65%) Nagios
9 5 (2.65%) Packer
9 5 (2.65%) Rancher
10 3 (1.59%) HAProxy
10 3 (1.59%) Prometheus
11 2 (1.06%) collectd
11 2 (1.06%) Graphite
11 2 (1.06%) Icinga
11 2 (1.06%) Mesos
Vendors
1 19 (10.05%) Atlassian
2 17 (8.99%) Red Hat
3 14 (7.41%) Teradata
4 13 (6.88%) Splunk
5 9 (4.76%) IBM
6 8 (4.23%) Oracle
6 8 (4.23%) SAP
7 7 (3.70%) VMware
8 6 (3.17%) AppDynamics
9 5 (2.65%) Microsoft
10 4 (2.12%) Google
11 3 (1.59%) Cisco
12 2 (1.06%) Blue Prism
12 2 (1.06%) Capita
12 2 (1.06%) Ericsson
12 2 (1.06%) Huawei
12 2 (1.06%) Juniper
12 2 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
13 1 (0.53%) Hortonworks
13 1 (0.53%) SaltStack