Period
to 16 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 16 August 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
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 75 78
Rank change year-on-year +21 +3 +9
Contract jobs citing Docker 48 31 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.87% 3.56% 0.33%
As % of the System Software category 30.19% 25.41% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 22 2
Essex median daily rate £500 £500 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
10th Percentile £390 £350 £374
90th Percentile £668 £587 £511
East of England median daily rate £500 £515 £488
% change year-on-year -2.91% +5.64% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England 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 Essex with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 159 122 201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 16.14% 14.01% 22.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 73 81
Essex median daily rate £450 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +33.33% -7.69%
10th Percentile £154 £141 £163
90th Percentile £600 £584 £450
East of England median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 83
Essex median hourly rate £16.50 £14.08 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.23% -14.70% -13.16%
10th Percentile £15.75 £10.40 £15.75
90th Percentile £17.25 £17.25 £19.50
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.65 £16.50
% change year-on-year -0.92% +0.92% -10.81%

Docker
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Docker in Essex

Docker
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Docker in Essex

Docker
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Docker in Essex over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Docker in Essex

Docker
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Docker within the Essex region over the 6 months to 16 August 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
Southend-on-Sea +10 29 £450 -10.00% 1
Docker
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 Essex region with a requirement for Docker.

1 40 (83.33%) Ansible
2 33 (68.75%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (64.58%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (64.58%) DevOps
4 29 (60.42%) Java
5 28 (58.33%) Microservices
6 27 (56.25%) Jenkins
7 18 (37.50%) Oracle
8 16 (33.33%) Spring
9 15 (31.25%) MySQL
9 15 (31.25%) Linux
10 14 (29.17%) Scrum
10 14 (29.17%) Git (software)
10 14 (29.17%) Terraform
11 13 (27.08%) Maven
11 13 (27.08%) Configuration Management
11 13 (27.08%) Unix
12 12 (25.00%) Apache
12 12 (25.00%) Validation
13 11 (22.92%) Microsoft Azure
13 11 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (22.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (22.92%) Kubernetes
14 10 (20.83%) Confluence
14 10 (20.83%) JIRA
14 10 (20.83%) Shell Script
14 10 (20.83%) HTTP
14 10 (20.83%) J2EE
15 9 (18.75%) SQL
15 9 (18.75%) Puppet

Docker
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 12 (25.00%) Apache
2 10 (20.83%) Confluence
3 8 (16.67%) Tomcat
4 6 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (8.33%) JBoss
5 4 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (4.17%) WebLogic
6 2 (4.17%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 33 (68.75%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (22.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (10.42%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (4.17%) GitHub
4 2 (4.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.83%) HTTP
2 8 (16.67%) SSH
3 6 (12.50%) SAN
3 6 (12.50%) SSL
3 6 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.08%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.25%) MySQL
2 8 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 8 (16.67%) Ingres
3 6 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (12.50%) MongoDB
4 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database
4 4 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (56.25%) Jenkins
2 14 (29.17%) Git (software)
3 13 (27.08%) Maven
4 10 (20.83%) JIRA
5 8 (16.67%) Selenium
6 7 (14.58%) JMeter
6 7 (14.58%) SoapUI
7 5 (10.42%) Subversion
8 4 (8.33%) Cucumber
8 4 (8.33%) JUnit
8 4 (8.33%) LoadRunner
8 4 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (8.33%) Vagrant
9 3 (6.25%) Robot Framework
9 3 (6.25%) Zephyr
10 2 (4.17%) CA Gen
10 2 (4.17%) Checkstyle
10 2 (4.17%) Mercurial
11 1 (2.08%) GitLab
11 1 (2.08%) Mocha
General
1 1 (2.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (29.17%) Developer
2 11 (22.92%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (18.75%) Analyst
4 8 (16.67%) AWS DevOps
4 8 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
5 7 (14.58%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) AWS Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) Unix Developer
6 6 (12.50%) Java Developer
7 5 (10.42%) Business Analyst
7 5 (10.42%) Security Manager
8 4 (8.33%) Administrator
8 4 (8.33%) Technical Business Analyst
8 4 (8.33%) Unix Administrator
9 3 (6.25%) QA Engineer
9 3 (6.25%) QA Tester
9 3 (6.25%) Senior Developer
9 3 (6.25%) Senior QA Tester
9 3 (6.25%) Senior Tester
9 3 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (33.33%) Spring
2 10 (20.83%) J2EE
3 8 (16.67%) Web Services
4 7 (14.58%) SOAP
5 6 (12.50%) Spring Boot
6 4 (8.33%) JMS
6 4 (8.33%) JSON
6 4 (8.33%) Middleware
6 4 (8.33%) REST
6 4 (8.33%) Spring Batch
6 4 (8.33%) XSLT
7 3 (6.25%) XML
7 3 (6.25%) XML Messaging
8 2 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (2.08%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Replication
2 6 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (10.42%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (10.42%) Private Cloud
4 4 (8.33%) User Experience
5 1 (2.08%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.25%) Linux
2 13 (27.08%) Unix
3 11 (22.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (14.58%) AIX
4 7 (14.58%) CentOS
4 7 (14.58%) Solaris
4 7 (14.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (64.58%) Agile Software Development
1 31 (64.58%) DevOps
2 28 (58.33%) Microservices
3 14 (29.17%) Scrum
4 13 (27.08%) Configuration Management
5 12 (25.00%) Validation
6 11 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (18.75%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 8 (16.67%) Deployment Automation
8 8 (16.67%) Kanban
8 8 (16.67%) Load Balancing
8 8 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (16.67%) Test Automation
8 8 (16.67%) UML
9 7 (14.58%) Analytics
10 6 (12.50%) BDD
10 6 (12.50%) Open Source
10 6 (12.50%) TDD
10 6 (12.50%) Test Strategy
10 6 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 29 (60.42%) Java
2 10 (20.83%) Shell Script
3 9 (18.75%) SQL
4 6 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 5 (10.42%) Java 8
5 5 (10.42%) Perl
6 3 (6.25%) Python
7 2 (4.17%) C
7 2 (4.17%) Go
7 2 (4.17%) Ruby
7 2 (4.17%) Scala
8 1 (2.08%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (2.08%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (2.08%) CISSP
3 1 (2.08%) IRCA
3 1 (2.08%) Postgraduate
3 1 (2.08%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) QA
2 5 (10.42%) GCP
2 5 (10.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 5 (10.42%) JSP 440
3 1 (2.08%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 20000
Systems Management
1 40 (83.33%) Ansible
2 14 (29.17%) Terraform
3 11 (22.92%) Kubernetes
4 9 (18.75%) Puppet
5 8 (16.67%) Consul
5 8 (16.67%) Opsview
6 6 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (8.33%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (4.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 18 (37.50%) Oracle
2 4 (8.33%) WSO2
3 2 (4.17%) BEA
3 2 (4.17%) Informatica
3 2 (4.17%) Pega
3 2 (4.17%) webMethods