Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 83 189
Rank change year-on-year +31 +106 +33
Contract jobs citing Docker 239 131 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.06% 2.25% 0.56%
As % of the System Software category 28.62% 21.23% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 119 26
North West median daily rate £450 £483 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.74% +4.32% +5.71%
10th Percentile £353 £360 £363
90th Percentile £700 £638 £594
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
North West median hourly rate £64.00 - -
England median hourly rate £57.50 £47.00 -
% change year-on-year +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 835 617 737
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.17% 10.59% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 386 406
North West median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% - +23.08%
10th Percentile £150 £135 £186
90th Percentile £588 £553 £522
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +16.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 48 84
North West median hourly rate £15.00 £14.13 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.19% +4.63% -3.57%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.08
90th Percentile £21.75 £24.61 £21.00
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year -1.51% +4.70% -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +20 151 £475 +5.56% 82
Cheshire +25 62 £400 -20.00% 21
Lancashire -1 13 £496 -7.38% 5
Merseyside +4 2 £650 +18.72% 6
Docker
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 149 (62.34%) DevOps
2 115 (48.12%) Jenkins
3 112 (46.86%) Agile Software Development
4 111 (46.44%) Python
5 97 (40.59%) Amazon AWS
6 96 (40.17%) Java
7 91 (38.08%) Kubernetes
8 90 (37.66%) Puppet
9 85 (35.56%) Ansible
10 70 (29.29%) Microservices
11 65 (27.20%) Opscode Chef
12 62 (25.94%) Terraform
13 56 (23.43%) Linux
13 56 (23.43%) Git (software)
14 51 (21.34%) Continuous Integration
15 50 (20.92%) Scrum
16 48 (20.08%) JIRA
17 45 (18.83%) Microsoft Azure
18 44 (18.41%) Spring
19 40 (16.74%) Test Automation
19 40 (16.74%) Node.js
19 40 (16.74%) TDD
20 39 (16.32%) Web Services
21 37 (15.48%) Groovy
22 36 (15.06%) JavaScript
23 35 (14.64%) .NET
24 33 (13.81%) SQL
25 32 (13.39%) PostgreSQL
26 31 (12.97%) C#
26 31 (12.97%) Maven

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 19 (7.95%) nginx
2 17 (7.11%) Cloud Foundry
2 17 (7.11%) Confluence
3 8 (3.35%) Apache
3 8 (3.35%) Apache Spark
4 6 (2.51%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (2.51%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.09%) Apache Pig
5 5 (2.09%) JBoss
5 5 (2.09%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.67%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.42%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.42%) IIS
7 1 (0.42%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.42%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 97 (40.59%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (18.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (11.30%) Amazon EC2
4 23 (9.62%) GitHub
5 19 (7.95%) AWS CloudFormation
5 19 (7.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 18 (7.53%) OpenShift
7 17 (7.11%) SaaS
8 16 (6.69%) npm
8 16 (6.69%) PaaS
9 15 (6.28%) Amazon SQS
10 14 (5.86%) Amazon ELB
11 13 (5.44%) Amazon S3
12 10 (4.18%) Route 53
13 7 (2.93%) AWS Lambda
13 7 (2.93%) Google Cloud Platform
13 7 (2.93%) Serverless
14 3 (1.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 3 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
15 2 (0.84%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.95%) HTTP
2 6 (2.51%) VPN
3 4 (1.67%) Firewall
4 3 (1.26%) DNS
4 3 (1.26%) Internet
5 2 (0.84%) BGP
5 2 (0.84%) IPFIX
5 2 (0.84%) Junos
5 2 (0.84%) MPLS
5 2 (0.84%) MRTG
5 2 (0.84%) OSPF
5 2 (0.84%) SMS
5 2 (0.84%) SNMP
5 2 (0.84%) SSL
5 2 (0.84%) TACACS
5 2 (0.84%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.42%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.42%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.42%) MQTT
6 1 (0.42%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (13.39%) PostgreSQL
2 30 (12.55%) MySQL
3 23 (9.62%) MongoDB
4 20 (8.37%) NoSQL
5 19 (7.95%) SQL Server
6 18 (7.53%) Relational Database
7 16 (6.69%) Redis
8 15 (6.28%) Big Data
8 15 (6.28%) DB2
9 14 (5.86%) Apache Cassandra
9 14 (5.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (4.18%) Hadoop
11 9 (3.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 7 (2.93%) Hazelcast
13 6 (2.51%) Azure SQL Database
13 6 (2.51%) HBase
14 5 (2.09%) Apache Hive
15 3 (1.26%) Amazon RDS
16 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database
16 2 (0.84%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 115 (48.12%) Jenkins
2 56 (23.43%) Git (software)
3 48 (20.08%) JIRA
4 31 (12.97%) Maven
5 27 (11.30%) Gradle
6 23 (9.62%) SonarQube
7 21 (8.79%) GitLab
7 21 (8.79%) Selenium
8 18 (7.53%) gulp
9 17 (7.11%) Visual Studio
10 14 (5.86%) IBM UrbanCode
10 14 (5.86%) JUnit
11 12 (5.02%) CircleCI
11 12 (5.02%) PyCharm
11 12 (5.02%) Travis CI
12 11 (4.60%) Sonatype Nexus
13 10 (4.18%) Subversion
14 9 (3.77%) Cucumber
14 9 (3.77%) Grunt
14 9 (3.77%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (2.51%) Banking
1 6 (2.51%) Finance
2 5 (2.09%) Retail
3 2 (0.84%) Manufacturing
3 2 (0.84%) Marketing
3 2 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.42%) Back Office
4 1 (0.42%) Electronics
4 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 103 (43.10%) DevOps Engineer
2 89 (37.24%) Developer
3 28 (11.72%) Java Developer
4 15 (6.28%) AWS DevOps
5 14 (5.86%) .NET Developer
5 14 (5.86%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 14 (5.86%) AWS Engineer
5 14 (5.86%) Lead Developer
6 12 (5.02%) Django Developer
7 11 (4.60%) Senior DevOps
8 10 (4.18%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 8 (3.35%) Full Stack Developer
10 7 (2.93%) Java Engineer
10 7 (2.93%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 7 (2.93%) Lead .NET Developer
10 7 (2.93%) Python Developer
10 7 (2.93%) Software Engineer
11 6 (2.51%) C# Developer
11 6 (2.51%) JavaScript Developer
11 6 (2.51%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (18.41%) Spring
2 40 (16.74%) Node.js
3 39 (16.32%) Web Services
4 35 (14.64%) .NET
5 28 (11.72%) RESTful
6 22 (9.21%) Spring Boot
7 19 (7.95%) ASP.NET
8 18 (7.53%) .NET Framework
8 18 (7.53%) Kafka
8 18 (7.53%) React
9 16 (6.69%) .NET Core
9 16 (6.69%) Entity Framework
10 14 (5.86%) Django
10 14 (5.86%) Elastic Stack
11 13 (5.44%) AngularJS
11 13 (5.44%) HTML
12 11 (4.60%) CSS
12 11 (4.60%) Hibernate
13 10 (4.18%) Redux
14 7 (2.93%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.77%) Mobile App
2 8 (3.35%) Public Cloud
3 6 (2.51%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.51%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (2.09%) Clustering
4 5 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.09%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (2.09%) iPad
5 4 (1.67%) Blog
5 4 (1.67%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.67%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (0.84%) Cloud Native
6 2 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.42%) Fintech
7 1 (0.42%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 56 (23.43%) Linux
2 23 (9.62%) CentOS
2 23 (9.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (7.11%) Windows
4 14 (5.86%) Unix
5 8 (3.35%) Android
6 6 (2.51%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.26%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.84%) Debian
9 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.42%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (62.34%) DevOps
2 112 (46.86%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (29.29%) Microservices
4 51 (21.34%) Continuous Integration
5 50 (20.92%) Scrum
6 40 (16.74%) TDD
6 40 (16.74%) Test Automation
7 30 (12.55%) Configuration Management
8 22 (9.21%) BDD
9 21 (8.79%) Problem-Solving
10 18 (7.53%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (7.53%) Open Source
11 16 (6.69%) Software Engineering
12 14 (5.86%) Project Management
13 13 (5.44%) Continuous Delivery
13 13 (5.44%) OO
14 11 (4.60%) Web Application Development
15 10 (4.18%) Continuous Deployment
15 10 (4.18%) Digital Transformation Programme
16 9 (3.77%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 111 (46.44%) Python
2 96 (40.17%) Java
3 37 (15.48%) Groovy
4 36 (15.06%) JavaScript
5 33 (13.81%) SQL
6 31 (12.97%) C#
7 23 (9.62%) Java 8
8 21 (8.79%) Bash Shell
9 18 (7.53%) Shell Script
10 16 (6.69%) Ruby
11 12 (5.02%) Perl
12 10 (4.18%) PHP
13 9 (3.77%) Scala
14 6 (2.51%) PowerShell
15 4 (1.67%) Go
16 3 (1.26%) Prolog
17 2 (0.84%) Bourne shell
17 2 (0.84%) C++
17 2 (0.84%) Java 9
18 1 (0.42%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (3.77%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.51%) AWS Certification
3 5 (2.09%) Degree
4 4 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.26%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.42%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.26%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (0.42%) JSP 440
System Software
1 15 (6.28%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (1.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 4 (1.67%) etcd
2 4 (1.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.26%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.84%) KVM
4 2 (0.84%) NFS
4 2 (0.84%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.42%) Gluster
5 1 (0.42%) HDFS
5 1 (0.42%) iptables
5 1 (0.42%) vSphere
5 1 (0.42%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 91 (38.08%) Kubernetes
2 90 (37.66%) Puppet
3 85 (35.56%) Ansible
4 65 (27.20%) Opscode Chef
5 62 (25.94%) Terraform
6 12 (5.02%) Prometheus
7 11 (4.60%) Grafana
8 10 (4.18%) Packer
8 10 (4.18%) Salt
9 9 (3.77%) Rancher
10 7 (2.93%) Docker Swarm
10 7 (2.93%) Kibana
11 6 (2.51%) Consul
11 6 (2.51%) ZABBIX
12 4 (1.67%) logstash
12 4 (1.67%) Nagios
13 3 (1.26%) HAProxy
14 2 (0.84%) Cacti
14 2 (0.84%) collectd
14 2 (0.84%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 14 (5.86%) Atlassian
1 14 (5.86%) Teradata
2 13 (5.44%) Oracle
3 9 (3.77%) Black Duck
3 9 (3.77%) IBM
3 9 (3.77%) Microsoft
4 7 (2.93%) VMware
5 6 (2.51%) Splunk
6 5 (2.09%) Blue Prism
6 5 (2.09%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.67%) AppDynamics
8 3 (1.26%) Cisco
8 3 (1.26%) Google
9 2 (0.84%) Ericsson
9 2 (0.84%) Huawei
9 2 (0.84%) Juniper
10 1 (0.42%) HP
10 1 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.42%) SAP
10 1 (0.42%) Tableau