Period
to 17 February 2019

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 17 February 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
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 37 51 81
Rank change year-on-year +14 +30 -
Contract jobs citing Docker 54 55 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.16% 3.47% 1.08%
As % of the System Software category 29.19% 25.23% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 38 13
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% - -
10th Percentile £361 £366 £342
90th Percentile £550 £675 £575
West Midlands median daily rate £465 £500 £460
% change year-on-year -7.00% +8.70% -5.64%
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 185 218 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 14.26% 13.75% 11.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 135 93
Birmingham median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +23.08% +11.11%
10th Percentile £175 £157 £123
90th Percentile £498 £575 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +6.67% +10.29% +7.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 22 11
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.00 £12.42 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.88% -29.03% +9.38%
10th Percentile £10.25 £8.39 £11.00
90th Percentile £21.75 £42.50 £27.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.13 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +8.04% -6.67% +16.28%

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 17 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Docker in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Docker.

1 26 (48.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 24 (44.44%) Microservices
3 22 (40.74%) DevOps
4 19 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (33.33%) .NET
6 17 (31.48%) JavaScript
6 17 (31.48%) Amazon AWS
6 17 (31.48%) Kubernetes
7 14 (25.93%) Terraform
7 14 (25.93%) C#
7 14 (25.93%) Java
8 13 (24.07%) TDD
8 13 (24.07%) JIRA
8 13 (24.07%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (22.22%) Ansible
9 12 (22.22%) NUnit
9 12 (22.22%) ASP.NET
9 12 (22.22%) Python
10 11 (20.37%) Linux
10 11 (20.37%) SQL
10 11 (20.37%) HTML
10 11 (20.37%) Node.js
10 11 (20.37%) Continuous Deployment
11 10 (18.52%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (18.52%) Moq
11 10 (18.52%) Selenium
12 9 (16.67%) UML
12 9 (16.67%) Serverless
12 9 (16.67%) Sprint Retrospective

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 3 (5.56%) Apache
1 3 (5.56%) JBoss
1 3 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (5.56%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.70%) CMS
3 1 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (3.70%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 26 (48.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (31.48%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (16.67%) Serverless
4 7 (12.96%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (9.26%) Azure Functions
6 4 (7.41%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (7.41%) GitHub
7 3 (5.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (5.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 3 (5.56%) Amazon S3
7 3 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (5.56%) AWS CloudTrail
7 3 (5.56%) AWS CodePipeline
7 3 (5.56%) CloudFront
7 3 (5.56%) SaaS
8 2 (3.70%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (1.85%) IaaS
9 1 (1.85%) Office 365
9 1 (1.85%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) AMQP
2 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.85%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) MongoDB
1 4 (7.41%) MySQL
2 3 (5.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (5.56%) NoSQL
2 3 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.70%) Amazon Athena
3 2 (3.70%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (3.70%) Cosmos DB
3 2 (3.70%) Electronic Patient Records
3 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.85%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 24 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 13 (24.07%) JIRA
3 12 (22.22%) NUnit
4 10 (18.52%) Moq
4 10 (18.52%) Selenium
5 8 (14.81%) Git (software)
6 6 (11.11%) Maven
7 5 (9.26%) MSTest
8 3 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (5.56%) JUnit
8 3 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (3.70%) TestNG
10 1 (1.85%) Bitbucket
10 1 (1.85%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.85%) GitLab
10 1 (1.85%) Gradle
10 1 (1.85%) Grunt
10 1 (1.85%) Jasmine
10 1 (1.85%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (1.85%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (11.11%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Retail
2 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.70%) Electronics
3 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (33.33%) Developer
2 14 (25.93%) Architect
3 13 (24.07%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (18.52%) AWS Engineer
5 9 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 9 (16.67%) AWS DevOps
5 9 (16.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Java Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Senior Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Senior DevOps
7 4 (7.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Technical Architect
8 3 (5.56%) Azure DevOps
8 3 (5.56%) Hybris Architect
8 3 (5.56%) SAP Architect
8 3 (5.56%) WebOps Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) .NET Architect
9 2 (3.70%) Java Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (33.33%) .NET
2 12 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 11 (20.37%) HTML
3 11 (20.37%) Node.js
4 8 (14.81%) Spring
5 7 (12.96%) AngularJS
5 7 (12.96%) Web Services
6 6 (11.11%) .NET Core
6 6 (11.11%) CSS
6 6 (11.11%) Hibernate
7 5 (9.26%) HTML5
7 5 (9.26%) Spring Boot
8 4 (7.41%) .NET Framework
8 4 (7.41%) ActiveMQ
8 4 (7.41%) Apache Camel
8 4 (7.41%) jQuery
8 4 (7.41%) REST
9 3 (5.56%) Apache CXF
9 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (5.56%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (3.70%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.85%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.37%) Linux
2 2 (3.70%) Android
2 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.70%) CentOS
2 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (44.44%) Microservices
2 22 (40.74%) DevOps
3 19 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (24.07%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (24.07%) TDD
5 11 (20.37%) Continuous Deployment
6 10 (18.52%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (16.67%) Sprint Planning
7 9 (16.67%) Sprint Retrospective
7 9 (16.67%) UML
8 8 (14.81%) Unit Testing
9 7 (12.96%) SOA
10 6 (11.11%) Configuration Management
10 6 (11.11%) E-Commerce
11 5 (9.26%) Web Operations
12 4 (7.41%) Deployment Automation
12 4 (7.41%) Front End Development
12 4 (7.41%) MVC
12 4 (7.41%) Open Source
12 4 (7.41%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 17 (31.48%) JavaScript
2 14 (25.93%) C#
2 14 (25.93%) Java
3 12 (22.22%) Python
4 11 (20.37%) SQL
5 6 (11.11%) Go
6 4 (7.41%) Bash Shell
7 3 (5.56%) Java 8
8 2 (3.70%) Groovy
8 2 (3.70%) Perl
8 2 (3.70%) PHP
9 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.85%) etcd
Systems Management
1 17 (31.48%) Kubernetes
2 14 (25.93%) Terraform
3 12 (22.22%) Ansible
4 4 (7.41%) Docker Swarm
5 3 (5.56%) Mesos
5 3 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (5.56%) rkt
5 3 (5.56%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (3.70%) Grafana
6 2 (3.70%) Graphite
6 2 (3.70%) Nagios
6 2 (3.70%) Puppet
6 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (3.70%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.85%) Consul
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.26%) Oracle
2 5 (9.26%) SAP
3 3 (5.56%) hybris
4 2 (3.70%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.70%) VMware
5 1 (1.85%) Cypress Semiconductor
5 1 (1.85%) Google
5 1 (1.85%) Tableau