Period
to 25 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 25 January 2020 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
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 69 46 57
Rank change year-on-year -23 +11 +26
Contract jobs citing Docker 22 49 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.02% 3.64% 3.30%
As % of the System Software category 11.76% 25.13% 24.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 26 34
Birmingham median daily rate £490 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.89% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £452 £359 £363
90th Percentile £675 £550 £675
West Midlands median daily rate £500 £470 £500
% change year-on-year +6.38% -6.00% +9.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

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 Birmingham with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 187 195 216
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 17.16% 14.50% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 130 135
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £130 £173 £154
90th Percentile £588 £525 £575
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +8.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 19 17
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.00 £15.86 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.19% +32.17% -31.43%
10th Percentile £12.93 £10.25 £8.39
90th Percentile £35.00 £21.75 £21.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -6.67%

Docker
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Docker as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Docker in Birmingham

Docker
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Docker in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Docker in Birmingham

Docker
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Docker in Birmingham over the 6 months to 25 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Docker in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 January 2020, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Docker.

1 14 (63.64%) Java
1 14 (63.64%) Microservices
2 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (54.55%) Spring
3 12 (54.55%) JSON
3 12 (54.55%) Git (software)
4 11 (50.00%) GIMP
4 11 (50.00%) Confluence
4 11 (50.00%) HTML5
4 11 (50.00%) JIRA
4 11 (50.00%) HTML
4 11 (50.00%) Photoshop
4 11 (50.00%) CSS
4 11 (50.00%) webpack
4 11 (50.00%) gulp
4 11 (50.00%) REST
4 11 (50.00%) CSS3
4 11 (50.00%) Sass
4 11 (50.00%) LESS
4 11 (50.00%) AngularJS
5 10 (45.45%) Vagrant
5 10 (45.45%) TypeScript
5 10 (45.45%) Angular 2
5 10 (45.45%) User Experience
6 9 (40.91%) Grunt
7 8 (36.36%) Semantic HTML
7 8 (36.36%) Kubernetes
7 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
8 7 (31.82%) Azure
9 6 (27.27%) RESTful

Docker
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 11 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (4.55%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 11 (50.00%) GIMP
1 11 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (31.82%) Azure
2 5 (22.73%) AWS
3 3 (13.64%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (13.64%) GCP
4 2 (9.09%) IaaS
4 2 (9.09%) PaaS
5 1 (4.55%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Kerberos
1 1 (4.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Big Data
2 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.55%) Apache Hive
3 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.55%) Impala
3 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.55%) Pentaho
3 1 (4.55%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 12 (54.55%) Git (software)
2 11 (50.00%) gulp
2 11 (50.00%) JIRA
2 11 (50.00%) webpack
3 10 (45.45%) Vagrant
4 9 (40.91%) Grunt
5 1 (4.55%) Artifactory
5 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.55%) JMeter
5 1 (4.55%) REST Assured
General
1 5 (22.73%) Retail
2 4 (18.18%) Public Sector
3 2 (9.09%) Finance
3 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Developer
2 11 (50.00%) UI Developer
3 4 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Architect
5 2 (9.09%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (9.09%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Azure DevOps
5 2 (9.09%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Java Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Applications Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Software Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) JSON
1 12 (54.55%) Spring
2 11 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 11 (50.00%) CSS
2 11 (50.00%) CSS3
2 11 (50.00%) HTML
2 11 (50.00%) HTML5
2 11 (50.00%) LESS
2 11 (50.00%) REST
2 11 (50.00%) Sass
3 10 (45.45%) Angular 2
4 8 (36.36%) Semantic HTML
5 6 (27.27%) RESTful
5 6 (27.27%) Web Services
6 2 (9.09%) .NET
6 2 (9.09%) J2EE
7 1 (4.55%) .NET Core
7 1 (4.55%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (4.55%) Node.js
7 1 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) User Experience
2 3 (13.64%) NHS
3 1 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Microservices
2 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (27.27%) DevOps
4 5 (22.73%) Wireframes
5 3 (13.64%) DevSecOps
6 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (9.09%) Cloud Operations
6 2 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure as Code
6 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.55%) CRM
7 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
7 1 (4.55%) Kanban
7 1 (4.55%) Migration
7 1 (4.55%) Pair Programming
7 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.55%) TDD
7 1 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) Java
2 10 (45.45%) TypeScript
3 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 4 (18.18%) Python
4 3 (13.64%) SQL
5 2 (9.09%) C#
6 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) Kubernetes
2 5 (22.73%) Terraform
3 4 (18.18%) Ansible
4 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Cloudera