Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 63 166
Rank change year-on-year +8 +103 +48
Contract jobs citing Docker 247 163 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.10% 2.87% 0.83%
As % of the System Software category 28.26% 27.26% 8.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 142 36
North West median daily rate £500 £500 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.21% -
10th Percentile £363 £350 £309
90th Percentile £700 £638 £600
England median daily rate £535 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +1.90% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
North West median hourly rate £64.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £44.00 -
% change year-on-year -20.45% - -

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 874 598 651
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.52% 10.52% 10.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 372 377
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £155 £128 £142
90th Percentile £625 £575 £525
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 48 66
North West median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £14.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.52% +2.97%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £21.00 £41.60 £26.25
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -3.03% +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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +12 168 £550 +19.57% 68
Cheshire +10 36 £400 -20.00% 10
Lancashire -4 33 £518 -3.27% 19
Merseyside -16 3 £433 -26.48% 6
Docker
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 172 (69.64%) DevOps
2 120 (48.58%) Python
3 113 (45.75%) Jenkins
4 109 (44.13%) Amazon AWS
5 106 (42.91%) Java
6 104 (42.11%) Ansible
7 97 (39.27%) Kubernetes
7 97 (39.27%) Terraform
7 97 (39.27%) Agile Software Development
8 92 (37.25%) Puppet
9 69 (27.94%) Opscode Chef
10 57 (23.08%) Microservices
11 55 (22.27%) Linux
12 52 (21.05%) Maven
12 52 (21.05%) Gradle
13 49 (19.84%) Microsoft Azure
14 48 (19.43%) MySQL
15 47 (19.03%) Spring
16 43 (17.41%) TDD
16 43 (17.41%) Scrum
17 42 (17.00%) Groovy
17 42 (17.00%) Node.js
18 40 (16.19%) PostgreSQL
19 38 (15.38%) Test Automation
20 37 (14.98%) JIRA
21 36 (14.57%) Git (software)
21 36 (14.57%) Java 8
22 35 (14.17%) Amazon EC2
22 35 (14.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 35 (14.17%) Selenium

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 33 (13.36%) nginx
2 31 (12.55%) Cloud Foundry
3 11 (4.45%) Confluence
4 6 (2.43%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (2.43%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.02%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.21%) IIS
6 3 (1.21%) JBoss
6 3 (1.21%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.81%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.81%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.40%) Apache
8 1 (0.40%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 109 (44.13%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (19.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (14.17%) Amazon EC2
4 31 (12.55%) PaaS
5 30 (12.15%) AWS CloudFormation
6 29 (11.74%) npm
7 20 (8.10%) Amazon S3
7 20 (8.10%) OpenShift
8 18 (7.29%) Route 53
8 18 (7.29%) Serverless
8 18 (7.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 15 (6.07%) Amazon ELB
9 15 (6.07%) Amazon SQS
10 14 (5.67%) SaaS
11 12 (4.86%) Cloud Computing
11 12 (4.86%) GitHub
12 5 (2.02%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (1.21%) AWS Lambda
13 3 (1.21%) Azure Active Directory
13 3 (1.21%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.50%) HTTP
2 3 (1.21%) VPN
3 2 (0.81%) DHCP
3 2 (0.81%) DNS
3 2 (0.81%) Firewall
3 2 (0.81%) FTP
3 2 (0.81%) IPsec
3 2 (0.81%) SMS
3 2 (0.81%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.40%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (0.40%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.40%) SAN
4 1 (0.40%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (19.43%) MySQL
2 40 (16.19%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (8.50%) MongoDB
4 16 (6.48%) Apache Cassandra
5 15 (6.07%) SQL Server
6 12 (4.86%) Big Data
7 11 (4.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 7 (2.83%) Amazon RDS
8 7 (2.83%) Azure SQL Database
8 7 (2.83%) Hadoop
8 7 (2.83%) Hazelcast
9 4 (1.62%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.62%) Power BI
10 3 (1.21%) Apache Hive
10 3 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.21%) HBase
11 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.81%) QGIS
11 2 (0.81%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.81%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 113 (45.75%) Jenkins
2 52 (21.05%) Gradle
2 52 (21.05%) Maven
3 37 (14.98%) JIRA
4 36 (14.57%) Git (software)
5 35 (14.17%) Selenium
6 28 (11.34%) gulp
7 27 (10.93%) CircleCI
7 27 (10.93%) IBM UrbanCode
7 27 (10.93%) Travis CI
8 26 (10.53%) SonarQube
9 25 (10.12%) GitLab
9 25 (10.12%) JUnit
10 16 (6.48%) Gatling
10 16 (6.48%) Spock
11 15 (6.07%) Visual Studio Team System
12 9 (3.64%) PyCharm
13 8 (3.24%) Cucumber
13 8 (3.24%) JMeter
13 8 (3.24%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 15 (6.07%) Finance
2 14 (5.67%) Retail
3 4 (1.62%) Banking
4 2 (0.81%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.81%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.40%) Electronics
5 1 (0.40%) Law
5 1 (0.40%) Local Government
5 1 (0.40%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 100 (40.49%) DevOps Engineer
2 62 (25.10%) Developer
3 36 (14.57%) AWS Engineer
4 24 (9.72%) Java Engineer
5 22 (8.91%) Java Developer
6 18 (7.29%) AWS DevOps
7 17 (6.88%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 13 (5.26%) Architect
9 11 (4.45%) Platform Engineer
10 10 (4.05%) AWS Architect
11 9 (3.64%) Django Developer
12 8 (3.24%) .NET Developer
12 8 (3.24%) Azure Engineer
12 8 (3.24%) Consultant
13 7 (2.83%) Kubernetes Engineer
14 6 (2.43%) C# Developer
14 6 (2.43%) Full Stack Developer
14 6 (2.43%) Linux Engineer
14 6 (2.43%) Software Engineer
15 5 (2.02%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (19.03%) Spring
2 42 (17.00%) Node.js
3 28 (11.34%) .NET
4 24 (9.72%) Elastic Stack
5 23 (9.31%) Web Services
6 21 (8.50%) Hibernate
7 18 (7.29%) Spring Boot
8 17 (6.88%) RESTful
9 15 (6.07%) Kafka
10 10 (4.05%) Django
11 9 (3.64%) HTML
11 9 (3.64%) React
12 8 (3.24%) CSS
13 7 (2.83%) Grails
14 6 (2.43%) Apache Camel
15 5 (2.02%) AngularJS
15 5 (2.02%) Flask
15 5 (2.02%) hapi
15 5 (2.02%) Redux
16 4 (1.62%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.05%) Hybrid Cloud
1 10 (4.05%) Mobile App
2 6 (2.43%) Public Cloud
3 5 (2.02%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (1.62%) iPad
4 4 (1.62%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (1.21%) Private Cloud
6 2 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (0.81%) Clustering
6 2 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.81%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.40%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.40%) Fintech
7 1 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.40%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.40%) NHS
7 1 (0.40%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 55 (22.27%) Linux
2 35 (14.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 23 (9.31%) Windows
4 20 (8.10%) CentOS
5 8 (3.24%) Unix
6 7 (2.83%) Android
7 6 (2.43%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.21%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.81%) Debian
10 1 (0.40%) AIX
10 1 (0.40%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (69.64%) DevOps
2 97 (39.27%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (23.08%) Microservices
4 43 (17.41%) Scrum
4 43 (17.41%) TDD
5 38 (15.38%) Test Automation
6 34 (13.77%) BDD
7 30 (12.15%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (12.15%) Open Source
8 14 (5.67%) Configuration Management
8 14 (5.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 13 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
9 13 (5.26%) Security Management
10 11 (4.45%) B2B
10 11 (4.45%) Software Deployment
10 11 (4.45%) Software Engineering
10 11 (4.45%) Systems Engineering
11 10 (4.05%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 10 (4.05%) Technical Leadership
12 9 (3.64%) Monetization
Programming Languages
1 120 (48.58%) Python
2 106 (42.91%) Java
3 42 (17.00%) Groovy
4 36 (14.57%) Java 8
5 31 (12.55%) Shell Script
6 27 (10.93%) PHP
7 20 (8.10%) SQL
8 18 (7.29%) Bash Shell
8 18 (7.29%) C#
9 16 (6.48%) JavaScript
10 10 (4.05%) Scala
11 7 (2.83%) Perl
12 6 (2.43%) PowerShell
13 5 (2.02%) Ruby
14 3 (1.21%) Prolog
15 2 (0.81%) Java 9
16 1 (0.40%) C++
16 1 (0.40%) Lua
16 1 (0.40%) PHP 7
16 1 (0.40%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (6.07%) AWS Certification
2 5 (2.02%) Degree
3 4 (1.62%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.21%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.81%) CCA
5 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.40%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (0.40%) JSP 440
1 1 (0.40%) PMO
1 1 (0.40%) QA
System Software
1 29 (11.74%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (2.43%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.62%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.40%) HDFS
5 1 (0.40%) NFS
5 1 (0.40%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 104 (42.11%) Ansible
2 97 (39.27%) Kubernetes
2 97 (39.27%) Terraform
3 92 (37.25%) Puppet
4 69 (27.94%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (7.29%) Packer
6 17 (6.88%) Prometheus
7 14 (5.67%) Grafana
8 13 (5.26%) Rancher
9 9 (3.64%) Salt
10 4 (1.62%) Docker Swarm
11 3 (1.21%) Kibana
12 2 (0.81%) ZABBIX
13 1 (0.40%) logstash
13 1 (0.40%) Mesos
Vendors
1 24 (9.72%) Oracle
2 15 (6.07%) Red Hat
3 14 (5.67%) Black Duck
4 12 (4.86%) Atlassian
5 9 (3.64%) Microsoft
6 7 (2.83%) Google
7 5 (2.02%) Cloudera
8 4 (1.62%) Blue Prism
8 4 (1.62%) IBM
8 4 (1.62%) VMware
9 3 (1.21%) Hortonworks
9 3 (1.21%) PagerDuty
10 1 (0.40%) HP
10 1 (0.40%) MapR
10 1 (0.40%) SaltStack
10 1 (0.40%) SAP
10 1 (0.40%) Splunk
10 1 (0.40%) Tableau