Period
to 16 December 2017

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 16 December 2017 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
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 162 207
Rank change year-on-year +95 +45 -7
Contract jobs citing Docker 160 55 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.83% 0.85% 0.37%
As % of the System Software category 26.85% 8.42% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 37 16
North West median daily rate £500 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £350 £311 £300
90th Percentile £638 £600 £469
England median daily rate £525 £500 £485
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +14.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £44.00 - £56.25

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 596 653 832
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 10.54% 10.11% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 381 441
North West median daily rate £390 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £132 £143 £163
90th Percentile £564 £538 £513
England median daily rate £438 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +6.06% +10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 64 109
North West median hourly rate £16.43 £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.53% +3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.25 £10.65
90th Percentile £41.20 £27.25 £33.75
England median hourly rate £16.62 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +3.84% +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 16 December 2017.

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 16 December 2017. 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 +71 114 £460 +15.00% 31
Cheshire +12 23 £500 +37.93% 7
Lancashire +21 13 £535 -
Merseyside +15 11 £627 - 4
Docker
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Docker also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Docker.

1 85 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
1 85 (53.13%) DevOps
2 72 (45.00%) Linux
3 68 (42.50%) Python
4 67 (41.88%) Java
5 61 (38.13%) Jenkins
6 56 (35.00%) JIRA
7 53 (33.13%) Git (software)
8 50 (31.25%) Puppet
9 47 (29.38%) Ansible
10 44 (27.50%) Opscode Chef
11 43 (26.88%) Amazon AWS
12 40 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
13 39 (24.38%) Kubernetes
14 38 (23.75%) Scrum
15 36 (22.50%) Bash Shell
16 32 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 32 (20.00%) Configuration Management
16 32 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
17 31 (19.38%) Shell Script
17 31 (19.38%) Finance
18 29 (18.13%) Confluence
19 28 (17.50%) TDD
20 26 (16.25%) JavaScript
21 25 (15.63%) BDD
22 24 (15.00%) NoSQL
22 24 (15.00%) Microservices
22 24 (15.00%) Maven
23 23 (14.38%) Ruby
23 23 (14.38%) Big Data

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 29 (18.13%) Confluence
2 23 (14.38%) nginx
3 12 (7.50%) Apache
4 11 (6.88%) Apache Spark
4 11 (6.88%) Tomcat
5 10 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (5.00%) JBoss
7 6 (3.75%) Cloud Foundry
8 5 (3.13%) WebSphere
9 4 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (1.88%) Drupal
11 1 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (2.50%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 43 (26.88%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (11.25%) OpenShift
3 14 (8.75%) Slack
4 13 (8.13%) GitHub
5 12 (7.50%) AWS Lambda
6 11 (6.88%) AWS CloudFormation
6 11 (6.88%) PaaS
7 10 (6.25%) Serverless
8 9 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (3.13%) Amazon S3
10 5 (3.13%) SaaS
11 4 (2.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (1.88%) Google Analytics
12 3 (1.88%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (1.25%) Amazon Kinesis
13 2 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (1.25%) IaaS
13 2 (1.25%) npm
14 1 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (12.50%) HTTP
2 8 (5.00%) Internet
2 8 (5.00%) SAN
3 2 (1.25%) WAN
4 1 (0.63%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.00%) NoSQL
2 23 (14.38%) Big Data
3 17 (10.63%) Relational Database
4 16 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (10.00%) RDBMS
5 15 (9.38%) MySQL
6 11 (6.88%) Hadoop
7 9 (5.63%) SQL Server
8 7 (4.38%) MongoDB
9 5 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (2.50%) OLAP
10 4 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.63%) Redis
11 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 61 (38.13%) Jenkins
2 56 (35.00%) JIRA
3 53 (33.13%) Git (software)
4 24 (15.00%) Maven
5 22 (13.75%) SonarQube
6 21 (13.13%) Bitbucket
6 21 (13.13%) TeamCity
7 19 (11.88%) Cucumber
8 8 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
9 6 (3.75%) Visual Studio
10 5 (3.13%) JUnit
11 4 (2.50%) Ant
11 4 (2.50%) Gradle
12 3 (1.88%) Artifactory
12 3 (1.88%) GitLab
12 3 (1.88%) JMeter
12 3 (1.88%) Selenium
13 2 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (1.25%) Bower
13 2 (1.25%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 31 (19.38%) Finance
2 17 (10.63%) Marketing
3 16 (10.00%) Electronics
3 16 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 16 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (43.75%) DevOps Engineer
2 61 (38.13%) Developer
3 28 (17.50%) Java Developer
4 16 (10.00%) Scala Developer
5 15 (9.38%) AWS Engineer
5 15 (9.38%) Linux Engineer
6 14 (8.75%) AWS DevOps
6 14 (8.75%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 14 (8.75%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 14 (8.75%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 13 (8.13%) Software Developer
8 11 (6.88%) Senior DevOps
8 11 (6.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 10 (6.25%) Architect
10 8 (5.00%) Apache Spark Developer
10 8 (5.00%) Hadoop Developer
11 7 (4.38%) Java Hadoop Developer
11 7 (4.38%) Java Scala Developer
11 7 (4.38%) Lead DevOps
11 7 (4.38%) Lead DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (13.75%) Spring
2 17 (10.63%) CSS
3 16 (10.00%) Spring Security
3 16 (10.00%) Thymeleaf
4 15 (9.38%) Spring Cloud
4 15 (9.38%) Web Services
5 14 (8.75%) Akka
5 14 (8.75%) HTML
5 14 (8.75%) Node.js
5 14 (8.75%) Spring Boot
6 13 (8.13%) .NET
7 12 (7.50%) HTML5
8 11 (6.88%) Middleware
9 9 (5.63%) CSS3
10 8 (5.00%) RESTful
11 7 (4.38%) AngularJS
11 7 (4.38%) React
11 7 (4.38%) SOAP
12 6 (3.75%) LEMP Stack
12 6 (3.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.75%) Clustering
3 9 (5.63%) Public Cloud
4 7 (4.38%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.75%) iPad
6 4 (2.50%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.50%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.50%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.25%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.25%) NHS
8 1 (0.63%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.63%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.63%) Digital Signage
8 1 (0.63%) Minimum Viable Product
8 1 (0.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 72 (45.00%) Linux
2 32 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (7.50%) CentOS
4 8 (5.00%) Windows
5 7 (4.38%) Unix
6 6 (3.75%) Ubuntu
7 5 (3.13%) Debian
8 2 (1.25%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.63%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.63%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
1 85 (53.13%) DevOps
2 40 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 38 (23.75%) Scrum
4 32 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 32 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 28 (17.50%) TDD
6 25 (15.63%) BDD
7 24 (15.00%) Microservices
8 21 (13.13%) SOA
9 18 (11.25%) Open Source
10 17 (10.63%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
11 16 (10.00%) Mentoring
11 16 (10.00%) Programme Management
11 16 (10.00%) Software Engineering
12 15 (9.38%) Coaching
12 15 (9.38%) Kanban
12 15 (9.38%) Load Balancing
12 15 (9.38%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 68 (42.50%) Python
2 67 (41.88%) Java
3 36 (22.50%) Bash Shell
4 31 (19.38%) Shell Script
5 26 (16.25%) JavaScript
6 23 (14.38%) Ruby
7 19 (11.88%) C#
8 12 (7.50%) Groovy
8 12 (7.50%) Perl
9 10 (6.25%) Clojure
9 10 (6.25%) PHP
10 7 (4.38%) C++
11 6 (3.75%) SQL
12 4 (2.50%) Jython
13 3 (1.88%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.25%) C
14 2 (1.25%) Go
14 2 (1.25%) Scala
15 1 (0.63%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (1.88%) AWS Certification
1 3 (1.88%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.38%) QA
2 2 (1.25%) GCP
System Software
1 8 (5.00%) Xen
2 5 (3.13%) KVM
2 5 (3.13%) LXC
2 5 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (1.25%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.25%) etcd
4 2 (1.25%) flannel
4 2 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 50 (31.25%) Puppet
2 47 (29.38%) Ansible
3 44 (27.50%) Opscode Chef
4 39 (24.38%) Kubernetes
5 20 (12.50%) Kibana
6 16 (10.00%) Terraform
7 11 (6.88%) Rancher
8 9 (5.63%) Consul
8 9 (5.63%) Zipkin
9 5 (3.13%) Nagios
9 5 (3.13%) Packer
10 3 (1.88%) logstash
11 2 (1.25%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 2 (1.25%) Mesos
11 2 (1.25%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 2 (1.25%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.63%) Docker Swarm
12 1 (0.63%) Salt
12 1 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (10.00%) Atlassian
1 16 (10.00%) Red Hat
1 16 (10.00%) SAP
2 8 (5.00%) VMware
3 5 (3.13%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.13%) Oracle
4 4 (2.50%) Google
4 4 (2.50%) NetApp
5 3 (1.88%) IBM
5 3 (1.88%) MuleSoft
5 3 (1.88%) Splunk
6 2 (1.25%) AppDynamics
6 2 (1.25%) Capita
7 1 (0.63%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.63%) WSO2