Period
to 19 February 2020

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 19 February 2020 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
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 52 44 68
Rank change year-on-year -8 +24 +2
Contract jobs citing Docker 7 55 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.24% 6.49% 2.69%
As % of the System Software category 7.69% 39.86% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 31 14
Essex median daily rate £488 £505 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.47% -8.18% +1.85%
10th Percentile £456 £408 £350
90th Percentile £566 £575 £687
East of England median daily rate £500 £505 £500
% change year-on-year -0.99% +1.00% -9.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Essex median hourly rate - - £40.00
East of England median hourly rate - - £40.00

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 Essex with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 91 138 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 16.16% 16.29% 14.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 67 65
Essex median daily rate £338 £475 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.95% +31.03% +11.54%
10th Percentile £110 £134 £158
90th Percentile £500 £575 £563
East of England median daily rate £400 £400 £355
% change year-on-year - +12.68% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 12
Essex median hourly rate £19.48 £15.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.83% -9.09% -
10th Percentile £14.50 £12.55 £11.48
90th Percentile £24.06 £17.55 £40.00
East of England median hourly rate £19.25 £17.50 £20.04
% change year-on-year +10.00% -12.67% +21.45%

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
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 19 February 2020. 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 +1 5 £475 -5.94%
Brentwood - 1 £525 -
Docker
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2020, 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 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
1 6 (85.71%) Ansible
2 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 5 (71.43%) AWS
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Apache
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 4 (57.14%) JIRA
3 4 (57.14%) Confluence
3 4 (57.14%) Puppet
3 4 (57.14%) DevOps
3 4 (57.14%) Microservices
4 3 (42.86%) Artifactory
4 3 (42.86%) Bitbucket
4 3 (42.86%) Terraform
4 3 (42.86%) Serverless
4 3 (42.86%) Azure
4 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 3 (42.86%) JMeter
4 3 (42.86%) Java
4 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle
4 3 (42.86%) Web Services
4 3 (42.86%) XML
4 3 (42.86%) SOA
4 3 (42.86%) HTTP

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 4 (57.14%) Apache
1 4 (57.14%) Confluence
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (28.57%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
4 1 (14.29%) Apache Spark
4 1 (14.29%) JBoss
4 1 (14.29%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) AWS
2 3 (42.86%) Azure
2 3 (42.86%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) HTTP
2 2 (28.57%) SSL
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) Kerberos
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Hive
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) Impala
2 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 1 (14.29%) Pentaho
2 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
2 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
3 4 (57.14%) JIRA
4 3 (42.86%) Artifactory
4 3 (42.86%) Bitbucket
4 3 (42.86%) JMeter
4 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
5 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
5 2 (28.57%) FitNesse
5 2 (28.57%) Gradle
5 2 (28.57%) IntelliJ
5 2 (28.57%) JUnit
5 2 (28.57%) Maven
5 2 (28.57%) Mockito
5 2 (28.57%) NeoLoad
5 2 (28.57%) Postman
5 2 (28.57%) Selenium
6 1 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
6 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 2 (28.57%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Platform Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
1 3 (42.86%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (28.57%) Apache Flex
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) JMS
2 2 (28.57%) JPA
2 2 (28.57%) JSON
2 2 (28.57%) REST
2 2 (28.57%) RESTful
2 2 (28.57%) Sass
2 2 (28.57%) Spring
2 2 (28.57%) Spring Boot
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Core
3 1 (14.29%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (14.29%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (14.29%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) DevOps
1 4 (57.14%) Microservices
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (42.86%) SOA
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (28.57%) Critical Thinking
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure as Code
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Project Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Task Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) UML
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
4 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) Ansible
2 4 (57.14%) Puppet
3 3 (42.86%) Terraform
4 2 (28.57%) Kibana
4 2 (28.57%) Kubernetes
4 2 (28.57%) logstash
4 2 (28.57%) Mesos
5 1 (14.29%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (14.29%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (14.29%) HAProxy
5 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Atlassian
3 1 (14.29%) Cloudera
3 1 (14.29%) WSO2