Period
to 17 January 2018

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 January 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
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 80 -
Rank change year-on-year +27 - -
Contract jobs citing Docker 45 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.84% 1.14% -
As % of the System Software category 20.83% 9.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 31 14 0
Birmingham median daily rate £500 £500 -
West Midlands median daily rate £500 £463 £488
% change year-on-year +8.11% -5.13% -
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 216 171 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 13.64% 12.20% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 97 80
Birmingham median daily rate £375 £338 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +18.42% -5.00%
10th Percentile £154 £124 £150
90th Percentile £550 £525 £469
West Midlands median daily rate £370 £340 £313
% change year-on-year +8.82% +8.80% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 26
Birmingham median hourly rate £12.21 £17.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.23% +4.48% +19.64%
10th Percentile £8.39 £10.75 £10.88
90th Percentile £21.13 £25.10 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -3.45% +3.57% +7.69%

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 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Docker in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Docker.

1 31 (68.89%) DevOps
2 29 (64.44%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (57.78%) Linux
3 26 (57.78%) Jenkins
4 25 (55.56%) Puppet
5 23 (51.11%) Git (software)
5 23 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (48.89%) Java
7 21 (46.67%) Ansible
8 18 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
8 18 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (37.78%) Python
9 17 (37.78%) Continuous Delivery
9 17 (37.78%) Sonatype Nexus
10 16 (35.56%) Terraform
10 16 (35.56%) Virtual Machines
10 16 (35.56%) Maven
10 16 (35.56%) Configuration Management
10 16 (35.56%) PostgreSQL
11 15 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
12 14 (31.11%) Amazon EC2
12 14 (31.11%) Amazon S3
12 14 (31.11%) Bash Shell
12 14 (31.11%) SC Cleared
12 14 (31.11%) Security Cleared
12 14 (31.11%) Elastic Stack
12 14 (31.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 14 (31.11%) Kibana
12 14 (31.11%) logstash
12 14 (31.11%) Amazon ELB

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 18 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (26.67%) Apache
3 11 (24.44%) Confluence
4 10 (22.22%) Tomcat
5 5 (11.11%) nginx
6 2 (4.44%) Apache Spark
6 2 (4.44%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (2.22%) Mule
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 29 (64.44%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (31.11%) Amazon EC2
3 14 (31.11%) Amazon ELB
3 14 (31.11%) Amazon S3
3 14 (31.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 8 (17.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 8 (17.78%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (13.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 6 (13.33%) Amazon SQS
5 6 (13.33%) Route 53
6 3 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (4.44%) GitHub
7 2 (4.44%) PaaS
8 1 (2.22%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (2.22%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (2.22%) SaaS
8 1 (2.22%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.89%) HTTP
2 8 (17.78%) DNS
2 8 (17.78%) OpenLDAP
2 8 (17.78%) OpenVPN
2 8 (17.78%) SSH
3 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 4 (8.89%) SSL
5 1 (2.22%) Firewall
5 1 (2.22%) LAN
5 1 (2.22%) VPN
5 1 (2.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (35.56%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (31.11%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 9 (20.00%) MySQL
4 6 (13.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (4.44%) Big Data
5 2 (4.44%) MariaDB
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (57.78%) Jenkins
2 23 (51.11%) Git (software)
3 17 (37.78%) Sonatype Nexus
4 16 (35.56%) Maven
5 12 (26.67%) JIRA
5 12 (26.67%) Subversion
6 10 (22.22%) Liquibase
7 9 (20.00%) SonarQube
8 8 (17.78%) Ant
8 8 (17.78%) Bitbucket
8 8 (17.78%) JUnit
9 2 (4.44%) JHipster
10 1 (2.22%) Codeship
10 1 (2.22%) PHPUnit
10 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (2.22%) Finance
1 1 (2.22%) Marketing
1 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (26.67%) Developer
3 10 (22.22%) Lead DevOps
4 8 (17.78%) DevOps Manager
4 8 (17.78%) Head of DevOps
5 7 (15.56%) Java Developer
6 6 (13.33%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (11.11%) Angular Developer
8 4 (8.89%) AWS Engineer
8 4 (8.89%) WebOps Engineer
9 3 (6.67%) AWS DevOps
9 3 (6.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 2 (4.44%) Big Data Engineer
10 2 (4.44%) Data Engineer
10 2 (4.44%) Lead DevOps Engineer
10 2 (4.44%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 2 (4.44%) Linux Engineer
10 2 (4.44%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 2 (4.44%) Senior DevOps
10 2 (4.44%) Senior WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.11%) Elastic Stack
2 11 (24.44%) REST
3 10 (22.22%) Web Services
4 9 (20.00%) Middleware
5 8 (17.78%) AngularJS
5 8 (17.78%) MCollective
6 7 (15.56%) CSS
6 7 (15.56%) HTML
6 7 (15.56%) Sensu
7 6 (13.33%) CSS3
7 6 (13.33%) HTML5
8 5 (11.11%) RESTful
8 5 (11.11%) Spring
9 4 (8.89%) Ajax
9 4 (8.89%) JSON
9 4 (8.89%) LEMP Stack
9 4 (8.89%) LESS
9 4 (8.89%) Node.js
9 4 (8.89%) Sass
9 4 (8.89%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (11.11%) User Experience
3 3 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (4.44%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.44%) Public Cloud
4 2 (4.44%) Smart City
4 2 (4.44%) Smart Energy
5 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.22%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.22%) iPad
5 1 (2.22%) PKI
5 1 (2.22%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.22%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (57.78%) Linux
2 9 (20.00%) CentOS
2 9 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (68.89%) DevOps
2 23 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (37.78%) Continuous Delivery
5 16 (35.56%) Configuration Management
6 12 (26.67%) Scrum
7 10 (22.22%) Open Source
8 9 (20.00%) Load Balancing
8 9 (20.00%) Migration
8 9 (20.00%) Test Automation
9 8 (17.78%) Coaching
9 8 (17.78%) Mentoring
9 8 (17.78%) Service Management
9 8 (17.78%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (15.56%) TDD
11 6 (13.33%) Regression Testing
12 5 (11.11%) Web Operations
13 4 (8.89%) Process Architecture
14 3 (6.67%) BDD
14 3 (6.67%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 22 (48.89%) Java
2 17 (37.78%) Python
3 14 (31.11%) Bash Shell
4 10 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 9 (20.00%) PHP
6 8 (17.78%) Groovy
6 8 (17.78%) Perl
7 7 (15.56%) Ruby
8 3 (6.67%) Scala
8 3 (6.67%) SQL
9 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
9 2 (4.44%) R
9 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.22%) Go
Qualifications
1 14 (31.11%) SC Cleared
1 14 (31.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.22%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.22%) GCP
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (35.56%) Virtual Machines
2 8 (17.78%) Postfix
2 8 (17.78%) Squid
2 8 (17.78%) vCloud
3 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 25 (55.56%) Puppet
2 21 (46.67%) Ansible
3 16 (35.56%) Terraform
4 14 (31.11%) Kibana
4 14 (31.11%) logstash
5 11 (24.44%) Kubernetes
6 8 (17.78%) Docker Swarm
6 8 (17.78%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (17.78%) Rancher
6 8 (17.78%) Rsyslog
6 8 (17.78%) Sysdig
6 8 (17.78%) ZABBIX
7 6 (13.33%) collectd
7 6 (13.33%) Salt
7 6 (13.33%) StatsD
8 1 (2.22%) Packer
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) Oracle
2 9 (20.00%) VMware
3 8 (17.78%) Sonatype
4 6 (13.33%) SaltStack
5 4 (8.89%) Rackspace
6 3 (6.67%) Google
7 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.22%) Atlassian
8 1 (2.22%) Mapbox
8 1 (2.22%) MuleSoft
8 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.22%) SAP
8 1 (2.22%) Zend