Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 79 67
Rank change year-on-year +20 -12 +21
Contract jobs citing Docker 53 25 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 5.13% 2.99% 1.16%
As % of the System Software category 27.18% 23.58% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 18 6
Essex median daily rate £503 £500 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.50% -3.85% -0.95%
10th Percentile £398 £301 £384
90th Percentile £664 £579 £590
East of England median daily rate £500 £500 £494
% change year-on-year - +1.27% +9.72%
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 195 106 194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 18.86% 12.66% 22.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 57 94
Essex median daily rate £450 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +41.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £148 £138 £172
90th Percentile £600 £575 £450
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 67
Essex median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -3.03% -13.16%
10th Percentile £12.55 £10.40 £15.75
90th Percentile £17.25 £40.00 £21.20
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.81 £16.50
% change year-on-year -1.81% +1.85% -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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +12 30 £500 - 1
Harlow - 1 £475 -
Docker
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 39 (73.58%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (71.70%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (67.92%) Ansible
4 35 (66.04%) Jenkins
5 30 (56.60%) Java
6 29 (54.72%) Microservices
7 27 (50.94%) DevOps
7 27 (50.94%) MySQL
8 23 (43.40%) Oracle
9 22 (41.51%) J2EE
10 21 (39.62%) Scrum
11 20 (37.74%) Unix
12 18 (33.96%) Configuration Management
12 18 (33.96%) Git (software)
13 17 (32.08%) Shell Script
13 17 (32.08%) Linux
14 16 (30.19%) Apache
14 16 (30.19%) Kanban
14 16 (30.19%) Scaled Agile Framework
15 15 (28.30%) JIRA
15 15 (28.30%) Spring
15 15 (28.30%) SQL
16 14 (26.42%) Confluence
17 13 (24.53%) Hybrid Cloud
17 13 (24.53%) Terraform
17 13 (24.53%) Maven
17 13 (24.53%) Tomcat
18 12 (22.64%) Web Services
18 12 (22.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 12 (22.64%) Spring Boot

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 16 (30.19%) Apache
2 14 (26.42%) Confluence
3 13 (24.53%) Tomcat
4 9 (16.98%) WebLogic
5 6 (11.32%) JBoss
6 2 (3.77%) nginx
6 2 (3.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (3.77%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 38 (71.70%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (11.32%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (7.55%) GitHub
5 2 (3.77%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.89%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.89%) PaaS
6 1 (1.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.87%) SSH
2 9 (16.98%) HTTP
3 6 (11.32%) SAN
4 5 (9.43%) SSL
4 5 (9.43%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.89%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (50.94%) MySQL
2 10 (18.87%) Hadoop
2 10 (18.87%) Ingres
3 7 (13.21%) MongoDB
4 5 (9.43%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.89%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 35 (66.04%) Jenkins
2 18 (33.96%) Git (software)
3 15 (28.30%) JIRA
4 13 (24.53%) Maven
5 8 (15.09%) Selenium
6 7 (13.21%) Robot Framework
7 6 (11.32%) CA Gen
7 6 (11.32%) Checkstyle
7 6 (11.32%) JMeter
7 6 (11.32%) JUnit
7 6 (11.32%) SoapUI
7 6 (11.32%) Subversion
8 5 (9.43%) Cucumber
8 5 (9.43%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (7.55%) LoadRunner
9 4 (7.55%) Vagrant
10 3 (5.66%) Ant
11 2 (3.77%) Eclipse
11 2 (3.77%) IntelliJ
11 2 (3.77%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 3 (5.66%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (43.40%) Developer
2 14 (26.42%) Java Developer
3 9 (16.98%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (16.98%) Unix Developer
4 7 (13.21%) AWS DevOps
4 7 (13.21%) Senior Developer
4 7 (13.21%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (11.32%) QA Tester
5 6 (11.32%) Security Manager
5 6 (11.32%) Tester
6 5 (9.43%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) AWS Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Senior QA Tester
6 5 (9.43%) Senior Tester
7 4 (7.55%) Administrator
7 4 (7.55%) Unix Administrator
8 2 (3.77%) Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 2 (3.77%) QA Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (41.51%) J2EE
2 15 (28.30%) Spring
3 12 (22.64%) Spring Boot
3 12 (22.64%) Web Services
4 8 (15.09%) SOAP
5 6 (11.32%) JSON
5 6 (11.32%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (11.32%) REST
6 4 (7.55%) JMS
6 4 (7.55%) Middleware
6 4 (7.55%) Spring Batch
6 4 (7.55%) XML
6 4 (7.55%) XSLT
7 3 (5.66%) EJB
7 3 (5.66%) Hibernate
8 2 (3.77%) .NET
8 2 (3.77%) CSS
8 2 (3.77%) HTML
8 2 (3.77%) jQuery
8 2 (3.77%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.53%) Hybrid Cloud
2 9 (16.98%) Replication
3 6 (11.32%) Private Cloud
4 4 (7.55%) User Experience
5 2 (3.77%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.89%) CESG
6 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.89%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.74%) Unix
2 17 (32.08%) Linux
3 12 (22.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (20.75%) Windows
5 10 (18.87%) Solaris
6 9 (16.98%) AIX
6 9 (16.98%) CentOS
7 2 (3.77%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (73.58%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (54.72%) Microservices
3 27 (50.94%) DevOps
4 21 (39.62%) Scrum
5 18 (33.96%) Configuration Management
6 16 (30.19%) Kanban
6 16 (30.19%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 12 (22.64%) Test Strategy
8 11 (20.75%) Analytics
8 11 (20.75%) BDD
8 11 (20.75%) Test Automation
9 10 (18.87%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (18.87%) TDD
10 9 (16.98%) Validation
11 8 (15.09%) Pair Programming
11 8 (15.09%) Problem-Solving
12 7 (13.21%) Process Improvement
13 6 (11.32%) Deployment Automation
14 5 (9.43%) Change Control
14 5 (9.43%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 30 (56.60%) Java
2 17 (32.08%) Shell Script
3 15 (28.30%) SQL
4 11 (20.75%) Java 8
5 10 (18.87%) Perl
5 10 (18.87%) PL/SQL
6 4 (7.55%) Python
7 3 (5.66%) Ruby
7 3 (5.66%) Scala
8 2 (3.77%) C#
8 2 (3.77%) Groovy
8 2 (3.77%) Haskell
8 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.89%) C
9 1 (1.89%) Dart
9 1 (1.89%) Go
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) IRCA
2 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.77%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (1.89%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (1.89%) CISSP
3 1 (1.89%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.09%) QA
2 6 (11.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 6 (11.32%) JSP 440
3 2 (3.77%) ISO 9001
3 2 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 20000
Systems Management
1 36 (67.92%) Ansible
2 13 (24.53%) Terraform
3 10 (18.87%) Opsview
4 8 (15.09%) Puppet
5 6 (11.32%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (9.43%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (5.66%) Kubernetes
8 2 (3.77%) Grafana
8 2 (3.77%) Kibana
8 2 (3.77%) Salt
Vendors
1 23 (43.40%) Oracle
2 9 (16.98%) webMethods
3 6 (11.32%) BEA
3 6 (11.32%) Informatica
3 6 (11.32%) Pega
4 2 (3.77%) Adobe
4 2 (3.77%) Google
4 2 (3.77%) WSO2
5 1 (1.89%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.89%) Red Hat