Period
to 18 August 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 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 61 116
Rank change year-on-year +3 +55 +52
Contract jobs citing Docker 163 136 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.19% 3.12% 1.70%
As % of the System Software category 24.01% 27.36% 16.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 105 60
West Midlands median daily rate £485 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.10% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £363 £332 £382
90th Percentile £604 £589 £507
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £55.00 £47.00 -
% change year-on-year +17.02% - -

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 679 497 631
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 13.30% 11.40% 10.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 324 331
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £151 £157 £170
90th Percentile £575 £538 £510
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 31 59
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.64 £14.22 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.99% +9.35% -13.33%
10th Percentile £10.94 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £28.25 £20.00 £21.95
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.86
% change year-on-year +3.13% +0.91% -3.91%

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 August 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 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
Shropshire -3 63 £525 +5.00% 3
Birmingham -2 51 £478 -4.50% 26
Coventry -17 12 £650 +44.44% 1
Staffordshire +4 7 £375 - 1
Solihull - 7 £450 - 1
Warwickshire +1 6 £431 - 4
Worcestershire - 2 £550 - 10
Wolverhampton - 1 £495 -
Docker
England

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

1 95 (58.28%) DevOps
2 78 (47.85%) Linux
3 77 (47.24%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (39.26%) Java
5 62 (38.04%) Puppet
6 57 (34.97%) Jenkins
7 52 (31.90%) Microsoft Azure
8 46 (28.22%) Git (software)
8 46 (28.22%) Web Services
9 45 (27.61%) Configuration Management
10 44 (26.99%) Continuous Integration
11 41 (25.15%) Amazon AWS
12 39 (23.93%) Python
13 38 (23.31%) Ansible
14 37 (22.70%) AngularJS
15 35 (21.47%) CSS
15 35 (21.47%) JavaScript
15 35 (21.47%) HTML
16 34 (20.86%) RESTful
17 32 (19.63%) TDD
18 31 (19.02%) Test Automation
18 31 (19.02%) Open Source
19 30 (18.40%) SQL
19 30 (18.40%) Microservices
19 30 (18.40%) Kubernetes
20 29 (17.79%) C#
20 29 (17.79%) Unix
20 29 (17.79%) HTML5
21 28 (17.18%) Node.js
21 28 (17.18%) jQuery

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 20 (12.27%) Confluence
2 16 (9.82%) WebLogic
3 8 (4.91%) nginx
3 8 (4.91%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.68%) Apache
4 6 (3.68%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (3.07%) JBoss
6 4 (2.45%) Documentum
7 2 (1.23%) CMS
7 2 (1.23%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.61%) Captiva
8 1 (0.61%) Drupal
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (9.20%) GIMP
1 15 (9.20%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 52 (31.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (25.15%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (7.98%) GitHub
4 10 (6.13%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (6.13%) Google Analytics
4 10 (6.13%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (5.52%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (5.52%) Route 53
6 8 (4.91%) IaaS
6 8 (4.91%) SaaS
7 7 (4.29%) Amazon S3
8 6 (3.68%) Amazon ELB
8 6 (3.68%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (3.68%) PaaS
9 3 (1.84%) Heroku
10 2 (1.23%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (1.23%) OpenShift
10 2 (1.23%) Slack
10 2 (1.23%) Trello
11 1 (0.61%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.98%) TCP/IP
2 11 (6.75%) HTTP
3 10 (6.13%) SSL
4 3 (1.84%) SMS
4 3 (1.84%) SSH
5 2 (1.23%) Firewall
6 1 (0.61%) DHCP
6 1 (0.61%) DNS
6 1 (0.61%) DSL
6 1 (0.61%) Internet
6 1 (0.61%) SMTP
6 1 (0.61%) SNMP
6 1 (0.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (14.72%) MongoDB
2 21 (12.88%) NoSQL
3 20 (12.27%) Relational Database
4 15 (9.20%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (8.59%) SQL Server
6 9 (5.52%) Amazon RDS
7 8 (4.91%) MySQL
8 7 (4.29%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (4.29%) DB2
8 7 (4.29%) Redis
8 7 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (3.68%) Oracle Database
10 4 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.23%) RethinkDB
12 1 (0.61%) Big Data
12 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 57 (34.97%) Jenkins
2 46 (28.22%) Git (software)
3 28 (17.18%) Selenium
4 26 (15.95%) JIRA
5 20 (12.27%) Cucumber
6 18 (11.04%) Bitbucket
7 13 (7.98%) IntelliJ
8 12 (7.36%) Grunt
8 12 (7.36%) JUnit
8 12 (7.36%) Maven
8 12 (7.36%) Visual Studio
9 11 (6.75%) gulp
10 10 (6.13%) Ant
10 10 (6.13%) Karma Test Runner
10 10 (6.13%) PHPUnit
10 10 (6.13%) Sublime Text
10 10 (6.13%) Subversion
11 8 (4.91%) Eclipse
12 7 (4.29%) Gatling
13 6 (3.68%) Gradle
General
1 5 (3.07%) Retail
2 4 (2.45%) Finance
3 2 (1.23%) Law
3 2 (1.23%) Marketing
3 2 (1.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.61%) Automotive
4 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 77 (47.24%) Developer
2 51 (31.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 23 (14.11%) Architect
4 20 (12.27%) AWS DevOps
4 20 (12.27%) AWS Engineer
4 20 (12.27%) Cloud Engineer
5 19 (11.66%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 18 (11.04%) Angular Developer
6 18 (11.04%) Java Developer
7 16 (9.82%) UI Developer
8 14 (8.59%) JavaScript Developer
9 13 (7.98%) .NET Developer
10 12 (7.36%) HTML CSS Developer
10 12 (7.36%) HTML Developer
11 11 (6.75%) C# Developer
11 11 (6.75%) Senior Developer
12 9 (5.52%) Azure Engineer
12 9 (5.52%) C# .NET Developer
12 9 (5.52%) Cloud Architect
13 8 (4.91%) DevOps Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (28.22%) Web Services
2 37 (22.70%) AngularJS
3 35 (21.47%) CSS
3 35 (21.47%) HTML
4 34 (20.86%) RESTful
5 29 (17.79%) HTML5
6 28 (17.18%) jQuery
6 28 (17.18%) Node.js
6 28 (17.18%) React
7 27 (16.56%) .NET
8 24 (14.72%) Ajax
8 24 (14.72%) CSS3
8 24 (14.72%) Spring
9 21 (12.88%) Angular 2
9 21 (12.88%) LESS
9 21 (12.88%) Sass
10 19 (11.66%) J2EE
11 18 (11.04%) Backbone.js
11 18 (11.04%) Durandal
11 18 (11.04%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.34%) User Experience
2 9 (5.52%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (4.29%) Public Cloud
4 4 (2.45%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (2.45%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.45%) NHS
5 3 (1.84%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.84%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.61%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 78 (47.85%) Linux
2 29 (17.79%) Unix
3 28 (17.18%) Windows
4 13 (7.98%) Mac OS X
5 10 (6.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (6.13%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.23%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (58.28%) DevOps
2 77 (47.24%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (27.61%) Configuration Management
4 44 (26.99%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (19.63%) TDD
6 31 (19.02%) Open Source
6 31 (19.02%) Test Automation
7 30 (18.40%) Microservices
8 25 (15.34%) OO
9 20 (12.27%) Mentoring
10 17 (10.43%) Test Strategy
11 16 (9.82%) Process Improvement
12 15 (9.20%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
12 15 (9.20%) Web Development
12 15 (9.20%) Wireframes
13 14 (8.59%) BDD
13 14 (8.59%) Continuous Deployment
14 13 (7.98%) Deployment Automation
15 12 (7.36%) Continuous Delivery
15 12 (7.36%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 64 (39.26%) Java
2 39 (23.93%) Python
3 35 (21.47%) JavaScript
4 30 (18.40%) SQL
5 29 (17.79%) C#
6 22 (13.50%) Ruby
7 19 (11.66%) PHP
8 18 (11.04%) Scala
8 18 (11.04%) Shell Script
9 15 (9.20%) Bash Shell
9 15 (9.20%) Perl
10 11 (6.75%) PL/SQL
11 10 (6.13%) Groovy
12 7 (4.29%) Haskell
13 6 (3.68%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.84%) C++
14 3 (1.84%) CoffeeScript
15 2 (1.23%) Java 8
15 2 (1.23%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.61%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 28 (17.18%) Security Cleared
2 25 (15.34%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.68%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.23%) Degree
5 1 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.61%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.61%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.45%) PMO
2 3 (1.84%) GCP
2 3 (1.84%) QA
3 1 (0.61%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (3.68%) LXC
2 3 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.23%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.23%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.61%) etcd
4 1 (0.61%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 62 (38.04%) Puppet
2 38 (23.31%) Ansible
3 30 (18.40%) Kubernetes
4 28 (17.18%) Opscode Chef
5 23 (14.11%) Terraform
6 13 (7.98%) Kibana
7 11 (6.75%) Grafana
8 3 (1.84%) Docker Swarm
8 3 (1.84%) Graphite
8 3 (1.84%) logstash
9 2 (1.23%) Consul
9 2 (1.23%) WSUS
10 1 (0.61%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 1 (0.61%) Icinga
10 1 (0.61%) Nagios
10 1 (0.61%) Packer
10 1 (0.61%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.61%) Salt
10 1 (0.61%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 26 (15.95%) Google
2 19 (11.66%) Oracle
3 11 (6.75%) BEA
4 10 (6.13%) Zend
5 9 (5.52%) Microsoft
6 7 (4.29%) Teradata
7 5 (3.07%) Red Hat
7 5 (3.07%) webMethods
8 4 (2.45%) Atlassian
8 4 (2.45%) Pega
9 3 (1.84%) Adobe
9 3 (1.84%) Capita
9 3 (1.84%) VMware
10 2 (1.23%) Splunk
11 1 (0.61%) EMC
11 1 (0.61%) OpenText