Period
to 18 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 18 November 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 96 134
Rank change year-on-year +53 +38 +26
Contract jobs citing Docker 239 92 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.72% 1.92% 1.42%
As % of the System Software category 31.28% 17.29% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 69 45
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £520 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.46% +9.47% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £407 £363
90th Percentile £575 £675 £540
England median daily rate £525 £520 £500
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year -22.22% - -

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 764 532 550
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.09% 11.10% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 322 285
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £158 £161 £130
90th Percentile £575 £561 £513
England median daily rate £453 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +6.47% +3.66% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 43 62
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.22 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.52% +7.28% -11.67%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.55 £10.00
90th Percentile £28.25 £21.00 £21.35
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year -3.03% +4.76% -1.56%

Docker
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Docker as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Docker in the West Midlands

Docker
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Docker in the West Midlands

Docker
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Docker in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Docker in the West Midlands

Docker
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Docker within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 November 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
Shropshire +31 134 £466 -8.58% 23
Birmingham +8 55 £480 -4.00% 19
Warwickshire +14 12 £450 - 4
Staffordshire +1 11 £375 - 4
Solihull - 6 £425 - 2
Coventry -24 4 £363 -30.95% 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £495 -
Docker
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Docker.

1 149 (62.34%) DevOps
2 134 (56.07%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (42.68%) Java
4 95 (39.75%) Microservices
5 90 (37.66%) Linux
6 89 (37.24%) Jenkins
7 85 (35.56%) Git (software)
8 75 (31.38%) Continuous Integration
9 70 (29.29%) TDD
10 69 (28.87%) Spring
11 67 (28.03%) Test Automation
12 65 (27.20%) Microsoft Azure
13 64 (26.78%) Puppet
14 61 (25.52%) Amazon AWS
15 57 (23.85%) Configuration Management
16 55 (23.01%) REST
17 54 (22.59%) Selenium
18 53 (22.18%) SQL
19 51 (21.34%) JIRA
19 51 (21.34%) Cucumber
20 50 (20.92%) Kubernetes
21 49 (20.50%) JavaScript
22 48 (20.08%) HTML
23 47 (19.67%) MongoDB
24 45 (18.83%) Ansible
25 44 (18.41%) Ruby
26 43 (17.99%) C#
26 43 (17.99%) CSS
27 42 (17.57%) Spring Boot
28 41 (17.15%) Test Strategy

Docker
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 38 (15.90%) Confluence
2 22 (9.21%) WebLogic
3 16 (6.69%) Apache
4 15 (6.28%) Tomcat
5 13 (5.44%) JBoss
5 13 (5.44%) nginx
6 8 (3.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (2.51%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (2.09%) Documentum
9 3 (1.26%) Apache Airflow
9 3 (1.26%) CMS
10 2 (0.84%) Drupal
10 2 (0.84%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.84%) WordPress
11 1 (0.42%) Captiva
11 1 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.42%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.42%) Traefik
Applications
1 7 (2.93%) GIMP
1 7 (2.93%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.26%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 65 (27.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 61 (25.52%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (13.81%) GitHub
4 27 (11.30%) Google Analytics
5 14 (5.86%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (5.02%) Slack
7 9 (3.77%) Dynamics 365
8 8 (3.35%) IaaS
9 7 (2.93%) Serverless
10 6 (2.51%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (2.09%) Azure Functions
12 4 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (1.67%) PaaS
12 4 (1.67%) Route 53
12 4 (1.67%) SaaS
13 3 (1.26%) Amazon ELB
13 3 (1.26%) Amazon S3
13 3 (1.26%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (1.26%) Heroku
13 3 (1.26%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.53%) TCP/IP
2 14 (5.86%) HTTP
2 14 (5.86%) SSL
3 11 (4.60%) Skype
4 7 (2.93%) DSL
5 5 (2.09%) Firewall
6 4 (1.67%) SSH
7 3 (1.26%) SMS
7 3 (1.26%) VLAN
8 2 (0.84%) DHCP
8 2 (0.84%) DNS
8 2 (0.84%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (19.67%) MongoDB
2 32 (13.39%) Relational Database
3 27 (11.30%) NoSQL
4 18 (7.53%) SQL Server
5 15 (6.28%) Oracle Database
6 11 (4.60%) DB2
6 11 (4.60%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (4.60%) Redis
6 11 (4.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (4.18%) MySQL
8 7 (2.93%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (2.09%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (1.26%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.42%) Cosmos DB
13 1 (0.42%) Power BI
13 1 (0.42%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 89 (37.24%) Jenkins
2 85 (35.56%) Git (software)
3 54 (22.59%) Selenium
4 51 (21.34%) Cucumber
4 51 (21.34%) JIRA
5 34 (14.23%) Maven
6 30 (12.55%) IntelliJ
7 27 (11.30%) gulp
7 27 (11.30%) Sublime Text
8 24 (10.04%) JUnit
9 23 (9.62%) Gatling
10 19 (7.95%) Bitbucket
10 19 (7.95%) WebDriver
11 17 (7.11%) Grunt
12 16 (6.69%) Artifactory
12 16 (6.69%) Sonatype Nexus
12 16 (6.69%) Subversion
12 16 (6.69%) Visual Studio
12 16 (6.69%) Visual Studio Code
13 14 (5.86%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 6 (2.51%) Finance
2 5 (2.09%) Retail
3 3 (1.26%) Automotive
3 3 (1.26%) Law
4 2 (0.84%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.42%) Back Office
5 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 115 (48.12%) Developer
2 61 (25.52%) DevOps Engineer
3 38 (15.90%) Java Developer
4 37 (15.48%) Architect
5 24 (10.04%) AWS DevOps
6 23 (9.62%) AWS Engineer
7 22 (9.21%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 21 (8.79%) .NET Developer
9 16 (6.69%) Scala Developer
10 14 (5.86%) C# .NET Developer
10 14 (5.86%) C# Developer
10 14 (5.86%) Cloud Engineer
10 14 (5.86%) Software Engineer
11 12 (5.02%) Senior Developer
12 10 (4.18%) Technical Architect
13 9 (3.77%) AWS Architect
13 9 (3.77%) Cloud Architect
13 9 (3.77%) Tester
14 8 (3.35%) Azure Engineer
14 8 (3.35%) Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (28.87%) Spring
2 55 (23.01%) REST
3 48 (20.08%) HTML
4 43 (17.99%) CSS
5 42 (17.57%) Spring Boot
6 39 (16.32%) .NET
6 39 (16.32%) HTML5
6 39 (16.32%) Node.js
6 39 (16.32%) Web Services
7 35 (14.64%) JSON
8 34 (14.23%) AngularJS
9 32 (13.39%) Apache Camel
10 30 (12.55%) RESTful
11 28 (11.72%) Gherkin
11 28 (11.72%) J2EE
11 28 (11.72%) jQuery
11 28 (11.72%) Play Framework
12 27 (11.30%) ASP.NET
13 25 (10.46%) LESS
13 25 (10.46%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.69%) User Experience
2 14 (5.86%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (3.35%) Cloud Native
3 8 (3.35%) Public Cloud
4 7 (2.93%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.67%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.26%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.26%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.26%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.26%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (0.84%) NHS
7 2 (0.84%) Replication
8 1 (0.42%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 90 (37.66%) Linux
2 36 (15.06%) Windows
3 31 (12.97%) Unix
4 15 (6.28%) Ubuntu
5 13 (5.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (4.60%) Mac OS X
7 10 (4.18%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.42%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (62.34%) DevOps
2 134 (56.07%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (39.75%) Microservices
4 75 (31.38%) Continuous Integration
5 70 (29.29%) TDD
6 67 (28.03%) Test Automation
7 57 (23.85%) Configuration Management
8 41 (17.15%) Problem-Solving
8 41 (17.15%) Test Strategy
9 40 (16.74%) Process Improvement
10 37 (15.48%) Scrum
11 34 (14.23%) Open Source
12 32 (13.39%) Continuous Deployment
13 27 (11.30%) Analytics
14 26 (10.88%) SOA
15 23 (9.62%) Kanban
16 20 (8.37%) OO
17 19 (7.95%) Deployment Automation
17 19 (7.95%) Domain-Driven Design
17 19 (7.95%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 102 (42.68%) Java
2 53 (22.18%) SQL
3 49 (20.50%) JavaScript
4 44 (18.41%) Ruby
5 43 (17.99%) C#
6 41 (17.15%) Python
7 32 (13.39%) Scala
8 27 (11.30%) Perl
9 26 (10.88%) Groovy
10 21 (8.79%) PHP
11 20 (8.37%) Bash Shell
12 19 (7.95%) Shell Script
13 12 (5.02%) PL/SQL
14 11 (4.60%) Haskell
15 4 (1.67%) CoffeeScript
16 3 (1.26%) PowerShell
17 2 (0.84%) Java 8
18 1 (0.42%) ES6
18 1 (0.42%) Go
18 1 (0.42%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (5.86%) Security Cleared
2 12 (5.02%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.67%) ISEB
4 3 (1.26%) AWS Certification
4 3 (1.26%) Degree
5 2 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.84%) DBS Check
5 2 (0.84%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.86%) QA
2 2 (0.84%) PMO
3 1 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.42%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (1.26%) LXC
2 2 (0.84%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (0.84%) etcd
2 2 (0.84%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 64 (26.78%) Puppet
2 50 (20.92%) Kubernetes
3 45 (18.83%) Ansible
4 33 (13.81%) Grafana
5 30 (12.55%) Kibana
5 30 (12.55%) Terraform
6 23 (9.62%) Opscode Chef
7 22 (9.21%) Graphite
8 13 (5.44%) ZABBIX
9 11 (4.60%) Docker Swarm
10 7 (2.93%) Prometheus
11 3 (1.26%) Nagios
12 2 (0.84%) Consul
12 2 (0.84%) logstash
13 1 (0.42%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Intune
13 1 (0.42%) Salt
13 1 (0.42%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (16.74%) Google
2 36 (15.06%) Oracle
3 22 (9.21%) WSO2
4 18 (7.53%) Microsoft
5 15 (6.28%) Splunk
6 12 (5.02%) BEA
7 11 (4.60%) Red Hat
7 11 (4.60%) Teradata
8 9 (3.77%) Zend
9 6 (2.51%) webMethods
10 5 (2.09%) Adobe
10 5 (2.09%) Atlassian
10 5 (2.09%) Pega
11 3 (1.26%) hybris
11 3 (1.26%) Riverbed
11 3 (1.26%) SAP
12 2 (0.84%) VMware
13 1 (0.42%) EMC
13 1 (0.42%) OpenText
13 1 (0.42%) Tableau