Period
to 14 October 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 14 October 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
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 39 52 76
Rank change year-on-year +13 +24 +115
Contract jobs citing Docker 255 241 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.89% 4.10% 2.47%
As % of the System Software category 31.91% 29.14% 22.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 183 126
North West median daily rate £475 £475 £491
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.31% +15.59%
10th Percentile £357 £355 £360
90th Percentile £600 £700 £631
England median daily rate £545 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +3.81% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
North West median hourly rate £48.50 £64.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.22% - -
England median hourly rate £44.57 £57.50 £47.00
% change year-on-year -22.50% +22.34% -

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 799 827 609
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 15.33% 14.06% 10.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 515 379
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £164 £140 £132
90th Percentile £569 £588 £544
England median daily rate £467 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 83 50
North West median hourly rate £15.68 £15.86 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.13% +4.00% +8.93%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.00 £10.98
90th Percentile £25.00 £22.29 £43.00
England median hourly rate £16.62 £16.00 £16.81
% change year-on-year +3.84% -4.79% +6.70%

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 14 October 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 14 October 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 +18 177 £475 -5.00% 96
Cheshire -10 34 £418 +4.38% 13
Merseyside +6 17 £525 +21.39% 10
Lancashire +15 15 £538 +13.16% 5
Docker
England

For the 6 months to 14 October 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.

1 165 (64.71%) DevOps
2 158 (61.96%) AWS
3 152 (59.61%) Kubernetes
4 128 (50.20%) Jenkins
5 99 (38.82%) Agile Software Development
6 89 (34.90%) Linux
7 87 (34.12%) Terraform
8 81 (31.76%) Ansible
8 81 (31.76%) Python
8 81 (31.76%) Git (software)
9 79 (30.98%) Puppet
10 78 (30.59%) Java
11 73 (28.63%) Azure
12 64 (25.10%) Microservices
13 57 (22.35%) Opscode Chef
14 55 (21.57%) JavaScript
15 44 (17.25%) Bash Shell
16 42 (16.47%) Continuous Integration
17 38 (14.90%) GitLab
18 36 (14.12%) Scrum
19 35 (13.73%) Infrastructure as Code
20 33 (12.94%) Packer
21 30 (11.76%) PHP
21 30 (11.76%) AngularJS
21 30 (11.76%) Spring Boot
22 29 (11.37%) Configuration Management
23 27 (10.59%) Web Services
23 27 (10.59%) Ruby
23 27 (10.59%) Amazon EC2
23 27 (10.59%) Serverless

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 18 (7.06%) Confluence
2 10 (3.92%) JBoss
3 9 (3.53%) Apache
4 8 (3.14%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (2.35%) nginx
5 6 (2.35%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.35%) WebLogic
6 5 (1.96%) Camunda
6 5 (1.96%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (1.57%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.57%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.18%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.78%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.39%) Apache Airflow
10 1 (0.39%) Apache Pig
Business Applications
1 3 (1.18%) Magento
2 1 (0.39%) Finacle
Cloud Services
1 158 (61.96%) AWS
2 73 (28.63%) Azure
3 27 (10.59%) Amazon EC2
3 27 (10.59%) Serverless
4 26 (10.20%) Amazon S3
4 26 (10.20%) GCP
5 23 (9.02%) AWS Lambda
6 20 (7.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 18 (7.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 18 (7.06%) AWS CloudFormation
8 14 (5.49%) GitHub
9 13 (5.10%) Amazon ELB
10 9 (3.53%) Amazon Kinesis
10 9 (3.53%) IaaS
11 8 (3.14%) AWS CloudTrail
11 8 (3.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 8 (3.14%) PaaS
11 8 (3.14%) SaaS
12 7 (2.75%) Amazon Glacier
12 7 (2.75%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.84%) HTTP
2 7 (2.75%) DNS
3 6 (2.35%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.57%) Internet
5 3 (1.18%) SSL
6 1 (0.39%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.39%) Skype
6 1 (0.39%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (9.80%) Amazon RDS
2 22 (8.63%) MySQL
3 19 (7.45%) Hadoop
4 14 (5.49%) Big Data
5 11 (4.31%) MongoDB
5 11 (4.31%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (3.53%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.75%) RDBMS
8 6 (2.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 6 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (1.96%) SQL Server
10 4 (1.57%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.18%) Qlik Sense
12 2 (0.78%) Redis
13 1 (0.39%) Amazon Redshift
13 1 (0.39%) Apache Hive
13 1 (0.39%) Data Lake
13 1 (0.39%) Electronic Patient Records
13 1 (0.39%) HBase
13 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 128 (50.20%) Jenkins
2 81 (31.76%) Git (software)
3 38 (14.90%) GitLab
4 24 (9.41%) JIRA
5 12 (4.71%) SonarQube
6 11 (4.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 11 (4.31%) Bitbucket
7 10 (3.92%) Maven
8 9 (3.53%) Vagrant
9 8 (3.14%) TeamCity
10 7 (2.75%) IntelliJ
11 6 (2.35%) Ant
11 6 (2.35%) Subversion
12 5 (1.96%) Artifactory
12 5 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (1.57%) Cucumber
13 4 (1.57%) FishEye
13 4 (1.57%) Gradle
13 4 (1.57%) Selenium
13 4 (1.57%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 10 (3.92%) Public Sector
2 8 (3.14%) Banking
3 7 (2.75%) Finance
4 5 (1.96%) Automotive
5 1 (0.39%) Law
5 1 (0.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 102 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 75 (29.41%) Developer
3 37 (14.51%) AWS Engineer
4 32 (12.55%) AWS DevOps
4 32 (12.55%) Java Developer
5 27 (10.59%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 20 (7.84%) Full Stack Developer
7 19 (7.45%) Administrator
8 15 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
9 13 (5.10%) Angular Developer
9 13 (5.10%) PHP Developer
10 12 (4.71%) Agile Developer
10 12 (4.71%) Agile Java Developer
11 11 (4.31%) Senior DevOps
12 10 (3.92%) Architect
12 10 (3.92%) Lead DevOps
13 9 (3.53%) Consultant
13 9 (3.53%) JavaScript Developer
13 9 (3.53%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 8 (3.14%) Kubernetes Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (11.76%) AngularJS
1 30 (11.76%) Spring Boot
2 27 (10.59%) Web Services
3 25 (9.80%) Node.js
4 22 (8.63%) .NET
5 18 (7.06%) React
5 18 (7.06%) Vue.js
6 17 (6.67%) Spring
7 8 (3.14%) Elastic Stack
7 8 (3.14%) HTML
7 8 (3.14%) Laravel
7 8 (3.14%) REST
7 8 (3.14%) RESTful
8 7 (2.75%) JSON
8 7 (2.75%) Ruby on Rails
8 7 (2.75%) Symfony
9 6 (2.35%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (2.35%) RabbitMQ
10 5 (1.96%) Apache Camel
10 5 (1.96%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.06%) Public Cloud
2 9 (3.53%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (2.35%) Mobile App
4 5 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (1.57%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.18%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (0.78%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.39%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.39%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.39%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.39%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Online Gambling
8 1 (0.39%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 89 (34.90%) Linux
2 21 (8.24%) Windows
3 18 (7.06%) Unix
4 10 (3.92%) CentOS
4 10 (3.92%) Ubuntu
5 7 (2.75%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.57%) Debian
8 3 (1.18%) Android
8 3 (1.18%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.39%) AIX
9 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (64.71%) DevOps
2 99 (38.82%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (25.10%) Microservices
4 42 (16.47%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (14.12%) Scrum
6 35 (13.73%) Infrastructure as Code
7 29 (11.37%) Configuration Management
8 26 (10.20%) Migration
9 24 (9.41%) TDD
10 21 (8.24%) Open Source
10 21 (8.24%) Test Automation
11 18 (7.06%) Kanban
12 15 (5.88%) OOP
12 15 (5.88%) Software Engineering
13 14 (5.49%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 11 (4.31%) MVC
15 10 (3.92%) BDD
15 10 (3.92%) Fintech
15 10 (3.92%) Technical Debt
16 9 (3.53%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 81 (31.76%) Python
2 78 (30.59%) Java
3 55 (21.57%) JavaScript
4 44 (17.25%) Bash Shell
5 30 (11.76%) PHP
6 27 (10.59%) Ruby
7 23 (9.02%) Java 8
8 19 (7.45%) PowerShell
9 15 (5.88%) Go
10 14 (5.49%) Shell Script
11 9 (3.53%) C#
11 9 (3.53%) SQL
12 7 (2.75%) PHP 7
13 6 (2.35%) Perl
14 5 (1.96%) Groovy
15 4 (1.57%) PHP 5
15 4 (1.57%) TypeScript
16 3 (1.18%) ES6
17 2 (0.78%) Scala
18 1 (0.39%) Korn
Qualifications
1 13 (5.10%) AWS Certification
2 12 (4.71%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.53%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.18%) CCA
5 2 (0.78%) Degree
5 2 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.35%) SLA
2 4 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.57%) QA
3 3 (1.18%) PSD2
4 2 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (0.78%) NIST
5 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (4.31%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (2.35%) VirtualBox
2 6 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.96%) Snort
4 2 (0.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 152 (59.61%) Kubernetes
2 87 (34.12%) Terraform
3 81 (31.76%) Ansible
4 79 (30.98%) Puppet
5 57 (22.35%) Opscode Chef
6 33 (12.94%) Packer
7 15 (5.88%) Prometheus
8 12 (4.71%) Grafana
9 9 (3.53%) Salt
10 8 (3.14%) Docker Swarm
11 7 (2.75%) Consul
12 5 (1.96%) Kibana
12 5 (1.96%) Rsyslog
13 4 (1.57%) Rancher
14 3 (1.18%) ZABBIX
15 2 (0.78%) Istio
16 1 (0.39%) HAProxy
16 1 (0.39%) logstash
16 1 (0.39%) systemd
Vendors
1 18 (7.06%) Cloudera
1 18 (7.06%) Google
2 12 (4.71%) Red Hat
3 11 (4.31%) Hortonworks
4 10 (3.92%) VMware
5 7 (2.75%) New Relic
6 5 (1.96%) Microsoft
7 4 (1.57%) Atlassian
7 4 (1.57%) Splunk
7 4 (1.57%) Zend
8 3 (1.18%) Black Duck
8 3 (1.18%) Coverity
9 2 (0.78%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle
10 1 (0.39%) Sage
10 1 (0.39%) Twitter