Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 74 68
Rank change year-on-year +22 -6 +14
Contract jobs citing Docker 64 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 5.96% 2.73% 1.40%
As % of the System Software category 32.00% 17.95% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 18 8
Essex median daily rate £510 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +2.56% -11.36%
10th Percentile £419 £301 £389
90th Percentile £663 £566 £590
East of England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
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 200 117 161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 18.64% 15.19% 18.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 67 83
Essex median daily rate £495 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.43% +27.27% -21.43%
10th Percentile £146 £131 £178
90th Percentile £620 £550 £431
East of England median daily rate £389 £360 £325
% change year-on-year +7.99% +10.77% -2.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 23 49
Essex median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -3.03% -
10th Percentile £12.55 £10.40 £15.75
90th Percentile £17.25 £35.45 £32.67
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.57 £16.50
% change year-on-year -0.39% +0.39% -

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 0 36 £508 -0.88% 1
Chelmsford - 1 £550 - 1
Harlow - 1 £475 -
Docker
East of England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 47 (73.44%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (70.31%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (64.06%) Java
4 38 (59.38%) Microservices
5 36 (56.25%) Jenkins
6 35 (54.69%) DevOps
7 33 (51.56%) Ansible
8 27 (42.19%) MySQL
9 25 (39.06%) Oracle
9 25 (39.06%) J2EE
9 25 (39.06%) Spring
10 23 (35.94%) Scrum
11 22 (34.38%) Linux
12 21 (32.81%) Spring Boot
12 21 (32.81%) Git (software)
13 19 (29.69%) Test Automation
13 19 (29.69%) Unix
14 17 (26.56%) Kanban
14 17 (26.56%) Scaled Agile Framework
15 16 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
15 16 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
16 15 (23.44%) Terraform
16 15 (23.44%) Robot Framework
16 15 (23.44%) Shell Script
16 15 (23.44%) Configuration Management
17 14 (21.88%) Apache
17 14 (21.88%) SQL
17 14 (21.88%) TDD
17 14 (21.88%) Maven
17 14 (21.88%) Test Strategy

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 14 (21.88%) Apache
2 12 (18.75%) Confluence
3 11 (17.19%) Tomcat
4 10 (15.63%) WebSphere
5 9 (14.06%) WebLogic
6 7 (10.94%) WildFly
7 6 (9.38%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (7.81%) JBoss
9 2 (3.13%) nginx
9 2 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 47 (73.44%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (17.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (9.38%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (7.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 5 (7.81%) GitHub
5 2 (3.13%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.56%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.56%) Serverless
6 1 (1.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.50%) SSH
2 7 (10.94%) HTTP
3 4 (6.25%) SAN
4 3 (4.69%) SSL
4 3 (4.69%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.56%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (42.19%) MySQL
2 8 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 8 (12.50%) Ingres
3 6 (9.38%) MongoDB
4 5 (7.81%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (7.81%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.13%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.56%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 36 (56.25%) Jenkins
2 21 (32.81%) Git (software)
3 15 (23.44%) Robot Framework
4 14 (21.88%) Maven
5 13 (20.31%) JIRA
6 7 (10.94%) Selenium
7 6 (9.38%) CA Gen
7 6 (9.38%) Checkstyle
7 6 (9.38%) JUnit
8 5 (7.81%) Cucumber
8 5 (7.81%) JMeter
8 5 (7.81%) SoapUI
9 4 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (6.25%) Subversion
10 3 (4.69%) Ant
10 3 (4.69%) Eclipse
10 3 (4.69%) IntelliJ
10 3 (4.69%) LoadRunner
10 3 (4.69%) Vagrant
11 2 (3.13%) Grunt
General
1 3 (4.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (51.56%) Developer
2 24 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 8 (12.50%) QA Tester
3 8 (12.50%) Tester
3 8 (12.50%) Unix Developer
4 7 (10.94%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (10.94%) Senior Developer
4 7 (10.94%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (9.38%) Security Manager
5 6 (9.38%) Senior QA Tester
5 6 (9.38%) Senior Tester
6 4 (6.25%) DevOps Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Administrator
7 3 (4.69%) Architect
7 3 (4.69%) AWS DevOps
7 3 (4.69%) Unix Administrator
8 2 (3.13%) Automation Tester
8 2 (3.13%) AWS Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Lead Tester
8 2 (3.13%) QA Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (39.06%) J2EE
1 25 (39.06%) Spring
2 21 (32.81%) Spring Boot
3 16 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
4 12 (18.75%) Web Services
5 10 (15.63%) Elastic Stack
6 9 (14.06%) REST
7 7 (10.94%) JSON
8 6 (9.38%) SOAP
9 5 (7.81%) Sensu
10 4 (6.25%) Hibernate
10 4 (6.25%) JMS
10 4 (6.25%) XML
11 3 (4.69%) CSS
11 3 (4.69%) EJB
11 3 (4.69%) HTML
11 3 (4.69%) Middleware
11 3 (4.69%) Spring Batch
11 3 (4.69%) WebSphere MQ
11 3 (4.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 8 (12.50%) Replication
3 6 (9.38%) Private Cloud
4 3 (4.69%) User Experience
5 2 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.56%) CESG
6 1 (1.56%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (34.38%) Linux
2 19 (29.69%) Unix
3 9 (14.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (14.06%) Windows
4 8 (12.50%) Solaris
5 7 (10.94%) AIX
5 7 (10.94%) CentOS
6 2 (3.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (70.31%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (59.38%) Microservices
3 35 (54.69%) DevOps
4 23 (35.94%) Scrum
5 19 (29.69%) Test Automation
6 17 (26.56%) Kanban
6 17 (26.56%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 15 (23.44%) Configuration Management
8 14 (21.88%) TDD
8 14 (21.88%) Test Strategy
9 12 (18.75%) BDD
10 10 (15.63%) Pair Programming
11 9 (14.06%) Analytics
11 9 (14.06%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (10.94%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 7 (10.94%) Process Improvement
13 7 (10.94%) Validation
14 6 (9.38%) Migration
15 5 (7.81%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (64.06%) Java
2 15 (23.44%) Shell Script
3 14 (21.88%) SQL
4 13 (20.31%) Java 8
5 10 (15.63%) PL/SQL
6 9 (14.06%) Perl
7 3 (4.69%) C#
7 3 (4.69%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.69%) Python
8 2 (3.13%) Groovy
8 2 (3.13%) Haskell
8 2 (3.13%) Ruby
8 2 (3.13%) Scala
9 1 (1.56%) C
9 1 (1.56%) Dart
Qualifications
1 10 (15.63%) SC Cleared
1 10 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.25%) Degree
3 2 (3.13%) IRCA
3 2 (3.13%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (1.56%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (1.56%) CISSP
4 1 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.56%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.06%) QA
2 6 (9.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 6 (9.38%) JSP 440
3 2 (3.13%) ISO 9001
3 2 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 33 (51.56%) Ansible
2 15 (23.44%) Terraform
3 8 (12.50%) Docker Swarm
3 8 (12.50%) Kibana
3 8 (12.50%) Opsview
4 7 (10.94%) Puppet
5 6 (9.38%) logstash
6 5 (7.81%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (6.25%) Kubernetes
8 2 (3.13%) Grafana
9 1 (1.56%) Mesos
9 1 (1.56%) Salt
Vendors
1 25 (39.06%) Oracle
2 9 (14.06%) IBM
2 9 (14.06%) webMethods
3 6 (9.38%) AppDynamics
3 6 (9.38%) BEA
3 6 (9.38%) Informatica
3 6 (9.38%) Pega
4 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.13%) Adobe
5 2 (3.13%) Google
5 2 (3.13%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.13%) WSO2
6 1 (1.56%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.56%) New Relic