Period
to 25 August 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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 39 52 55
Rank change year-on-year +13 +3 +40
Contract jobs citing Docker 61 51 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.44% 3.43% 2.44%
As % of the System Software category 28.64% 26.29% 20.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 25 34
Birmingham median daily rate £475 £480 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.04% -6.34% +46.43%
10th Percentile £413 £415 £425
90th Percentile £575 £570 £575
West Midlands median daily rate £498 £482 £500
% change year-on-year +3.16% -3.55% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate £35.00 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 213 194 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 15.50% 13.06% 12.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 112 117
Birmingham median daily rate £431 £370 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.55% -7.50% +8.92%
10th Percentile £148 £131 £155
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £394
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.59% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 38 13
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.06 £15.00 £14.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.73% +5.52% -11.16%
10th Percentile £11.17 £9.69 £10.20
90th Percentile £21.25 £24.20 £16.33
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.64 £14.34
% change year-on-year +5.87% +2.09% +10.31%

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 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Docker in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 33 (54.10%) DevOps
2 31 (50.82%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (47.54%) Java
4 27 (44.26%) Azure
5 22 (36.07%) Jenkins
5 22 (36.07%) AWS
6 20 (32.79%) Git (software)
7 19 (31.15%) Kubernetes
8 18 (29.51%) Terraform
9 16 (26.23%) AngularJS
10 15 (24.59%) Ansible
11 14 (22.95%) JavaScript
11 14 (22.95%) Linux
12 13 (21.31%) GCP
13 12 (19.67%) CSS
13 12 (19.67%) HTML
13 12 (19.67%) Google
14 11 (18.03%) GitHub
14 11 (18.03%) Node.js
14 11 (18.03%) Public Sector
15 10 (16.39%) Java 8
15 10 (16.39%) Microservices
15 10 (16.39%) SQL
15 10 (16.39%) .NET
15 10 (16.39%) Test Automation
15 10 (16.39%) Puppet
16 9 (14.75%) JIRA
16 9 (14.75%) Security Cleared
16 9 (14.75%) PHP
16 9 (14.75%) Python

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 8 (13.11%) Confluence
2 3 (4.92%) Apache
2 3 (4.92%) IIS
2 3 (4.92%) Jetty
2 3 (4.92%) Mongrel
2 3 (4.92%) nginx
2 3 (4.92%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.92%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.64%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 7 (11.48%) GIMP
1 7 (11.48%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 27 (44.26%) Azure
2 22 (36.07%) AWS
3 13 (21.31%) GCP
4 11 (18.03%) GitHub
5 7 (11.48%) PaaS
6 6 (9.84%) IaaS
7 5 (8.20%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (4.92%) Amazon EKS
8 3 (4.92%) Azure Functions
8 3 (4.92%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (4.92%) Google App Engine
8 3 (4.92%) Power Platform
8 3 (4.92%) Serverless
9 2 (3.28%) Amazon ECS
9 2 (3.28%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (3.28%) Amazon S3
9 2 (3.28%) Route 53
9 2 (3.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (1.64%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (1.64%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.20%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.56%) DNS
2 4 (6.56%) HTTP
2 4 (6.56%) SSL
3 3 (4.92%) DHCP
3 3 (4.92%) FTP
3 3 (4.92%) IPsec
4 2 (3.28%) AMQP
5 1 (1.64%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.11%) NoSQL
2 3 (4.92%) Power BI
3 2 (3.28%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (3.28%) Big Data
3 2 (3.28%) BigQuery
3 2 (3.28%) Bigtable
3 2 (3.28%) Hazelcast
3 2 (3.28%) NewSQL
4 1 (1.64%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.64%) Impala
4 1 (1.64%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 22 (36.07%) Jenkins
2 20 (32.79%) Git (software)
3 9 (14.75%) JIRA
4 7 (11.48%) Grunt
4 7 (11.48%) gulp
4 7 (11.48%) webpack
5 5 (8.20%) GitLab
6 3 (4.92%) Jasmine
6 3 (4.92%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (4.92%) Travis CI
6 3 (4.92%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (3.28%) Artifactory
7 2 (3.28%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.64%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.64%) Maven
8 1 (1.64%) Selenium
8 1 (1.64%) SonarQube
General
1 11 (18.03%) Public Sector
2 3 (4.92%) Retail
3 1 (1.64%) Banking
3 1 (1.64%) Finance
3 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (42.62%) Developer
2 23 (37.70%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (18.03%) Java Developer
4 8 (13.11%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (13.11%) UI Developer
5 7 (11.48%) AWS Engineer
5 7 (11.48%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 7 (11.48%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 6 (9.84%) Azure DevOps
6 6 (9.84%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 6 (9.84%) Azure Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) AWS DevOps
7 5 (8.20%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Cloud Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Angular Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Java Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) JavaScript Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Java Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (26.23%) AngularJS
2 12 (19.67%) CSS
2 12 (19.67%) HTML
3 11 (18.03%) Node.js
4 10 (16.39%) .NET
5 9 (14.75%) React
6 8 (13.11%) CSS3
6 8 (13.11%) Elastic Stack
6 8 (13.11%) HTML5
6 8 (13.11%) LESS
6 8 (13.11%) Sass
7 7 (11.48%) JSON
7 7 (11.48%) RESTful
7 7 (11.48%) Semantic HTML
8 6 (9.84%) jQuery
8 6 (9.84%) Spring
9 5 (8.20%) Ajax
9 5 (8.20%) Backbone.js
9 5 (8.20%) Vue.js
9 5 (8.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.92%) User Experience
2 2 (3.28%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.28%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (3.28%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.64%) Cloud Native
3 1 (1.64%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.95%) Linux
2 3 (4.92%) Windows
3 1 (1.64%) Android
3 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (54.10%) DevOps
2 31 (50.82%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (16.39%) Microservices
3 10 (16.39%) Test Automation
4 8 (13.11%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (13.11%) Scrum
5 6 (9.84%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 6 (9.84%) Open Source
5 6 (9.84%) Unit Testing
6 5 (8.20%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (8.20%) Data Integration
6 5 (8.20%) Integration Testing
6 5 (8.20%) Kanban
6 5 (8.20%) Software Engineering
6 5 (8.20%) TDD
7 4 (6.56%) Configuration Management
7 4 (6.56%) Mentoring
8 3 (4.92%) MVC
8 3 (4.92%) Technical Debt
8 3 (4.92%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 29 (47.54%) Java
2 14 (22.95%) JavaScript
3 10 (16.39%) Java 8
3 10 (16.39%) SQL
4 9 (14.75%) PHP
4 9 (14.75%) Python
5 5 (8.20%) PowerShell
6 4 (6.56%) C#
6 4 (6.56%) TypeScript
7 3 (4.92%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.28%) Go
8 2 (3.28%) Scala
9 1 (1.64%) C
9 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (14.75%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.84%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.92%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (4.92%) Xen
2 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (31.15%) Kubernetes
2 18 (29.51%) Terraform
3 15 (24.59%) Ansible
4 10 (16.39%) Puppet
5 5 (8.20%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (3.28%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (3.28%) Kibana
6 2 (3.28%) Packer
7 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 12 (19.67%) Google
2 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.20%) VMware
3 3 (4.92%) Cypress Semiconductor
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle
5 1 (1.64%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.64%) Splunk
5 1 (1.64%) Talend
5 1 (1.64%) Twitter
5 1 (1.64%) WSO2