Period
to 25 January 2020

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 25 January 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 65 40 106
Rank change year-on-year -25 +66 +26
Contract jobs citing Docker 105 268 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.23% 5.43% 1.72%
As % of the System Software category 20.08% 36.02% 15.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 136 48
West Midlands median daily rate £500 £470 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% -6.00% +9.89%
10th Percentile £413 £358 £363
90th Percentile £650 £575 £668
England median daily rate £550 £547 £525
% change year-on-year +0.52% +4.22% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £42.75
% change year-on-year +14.29% -18.13% -8.56%

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 523 744 517
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.11% 15.08% 10.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 413 293
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +8.07%
10th Percentile £155 £163 £151
90th Percentile £575 £544 £549
England median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 56 41
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £21.50 £22.00
England median hourly rate £16.95 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +5.94% -3.03% +2.17%

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 25 January 2020.

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 25 January 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
Coventry +42 38 £531 +8.97% 10
Shropshire -5 37 £463 -1.60% 9
Birmingham -23 22 £490 +8.89% 47
Staffordshire +18 2 £550 +46.67% 6
Worcestershire +8 1 £650 +8.33% 7
Warwickshire -9 1 £350 -22.22% 8
Docker
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Docker.

1 62 (59.05%) Azure
2 60 (57.14%) Java
3 47 (44.76%) REST
4 46 (43.81%) Git (software)
5 45 (42.86%) DevOps
6 44 (41.90%) JSON
7 35 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 34 (32.38%) Active Directory
9 33 (31.43%) SQL
9 33 (31.43%) Linux
10 32 (30.48%) Microservices
10 32 (30.48%) PowerShell
10 32 (30.48%) Node.js
11 31 (29.52%) AWS
11 31 (29.52%) XML
11 31 (29.52%) Unix
12 30 (28.57%) OpenID
13 29 (27.62%) Terraform
13 29 (27.62%) Ansible
14 27 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
15 26 (24.76%) SOAP
15 26 (24.76%) Jenkins
15 26 (24.76%) Bash Shell
16 25 (23.81%) Spring
17 24 (22.86%) JIRA
18 23 (21.90%) Continuous Integration
18 23 (21.90%) Confluence
19 22 (20.95%) Windows
20 21 (20.00%) Kubernetes
20 21 (20.00%) Identity Access Management

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 23 (21.90%) Confluence
2 16 (15.24%) Apache Spark
3 13 (12.38%) WebLogic
4 5 (4.76%) Apache
4 5 (4.76%) nginx
5 3 (2.86%) JBoss
5 3 (2.86%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 11 (10.48%) GIMP
1 11 (10.48%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 62 (59.05%) Azure
2 31 (29.52%) AWS
3 18 (17.14%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (5.71%) IaaS
5 6 (5.71%) PaaS
5 6 (5.71%) SaaS
6 5 (4.76%) GCP
7 4 (3.81%) GitHub
8 3 (2.86%) Google Analytics
9 2 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.95%) Amazon ECS
10 1 (0.95%) Amazon EKS
10 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.95%) Monitis
10 1 (0.95%) Power Platform
10 1 (0.95%) Serverless
10 1 (0.95%) Trello
10 1 (0.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (16.19%) SSL
2 16 (15.24%) Kerberos
3 14 (13.33%) DNS
4 6 (5.71%) HTTP
5 5 (4.76%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.90%) Network Security
7 1 (0.95%) DHCP
7 1 (0.95%) DMZ
7 1 (0.95%) Firewall
7 1 (0.95%) FTP
7 1 (0.95%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.14%) Big Data
2 17 (16.19%) MongoDB
2 17 (16.19%) SQL Server
3 16 (15.24%) Apache Hive
3 16 (15.24%) Impala
3 16 (15.24%) NoSQL
3 16 (15.24%) Pentaho
4 2 (1.90%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.95%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.95%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 46 (43.81%) Git (software)
2 26 (24.76%) Jenkins
3 24 (22.86%) JIRA
4 16 (15.24%) Artifactory
5 14 (13.33%) gulp
6 13 (12.38%) Cucumber
6 13 (12.38%) JUnit
7 12 (11.43%) Bitbucket
7 12 (11.43%) Grunt
8 11 (10.48%) Gradle
8 11 (10.48%) Maven
8 11 (10.48%) webpack
9 10 (9.52%) Mockito
9 10 (9.52%) Vagrant
10 5 (4.76%) IntelliJ
11 4 (3.81%) Ant
11 4 (3.81%) Selenium
12 3 (2.86%) Eclipse
12 3 (2.86%) Karma Test Runner
12 3 (2.86%) Sublime Text
General
1 15 (14.29%) Public Sector
2 5 (4.76%) Retail
3 4 (3.81%) Finance
3 4 (3.81%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.86%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.95%) Automotive
5 1 (0.95%) Electronics
5 1 (0.95%) Legal
5 1 (0.95%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 55 (52.38%) Developer
2 15 (14.29%) Azure Developer
2 15 (14.29%) Platform Engineer
3 14 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 13 (12.38%) Big Data Engineer
4 13 (12.38%) Data Engineer
5 11 (10.48%) Senior Developer
5 11 (10.48%) UI Developer
6 10 (9.52%) Java Developer
7 8 (7.62%) AWS Engineer
8 7 (6.67%) AWS DevOps
9 6 (5.71%) Azure Engineer
9 6 (5.71%) Node.js Developer
10 5 (4.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 5 (4.76%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 5 (4.76%) IAM Developer
10 5 (4.76%) Kubernetes Engineer
11 4 (3.81%) Azure DevOps
11 4 (3.81%) Full Stack Developer
11 4 (3.81%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (44.76%) REST
2 44 (41.90%) JSON
3 32 (30.48%) Node.js
4 31 (29.52%) XML
5 30 (28.57%) OpenID
6 26 (24.76%) SOAP
7 25 (23.81%) Spring
8 20 (19.05%) CSS
9 17 (16.19%) HTML
9 17 (16.19%) SAML
10 16 (15.24%) LDAP
11 15 (14.29%) J2EE
12 14 (13.33%) AngularJS
12 14 (13.33%) HTML5
13 13 (12.38%) Gherkin
14 11 (10.48%) CSS3
14 11 (10.48%) LESS
14 11 (10.48%) Sass
14 11 (10.48%) Spring Boot
15 10 (9.52%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.29%) PKI
2 10 (9.52%) User Experience
3 3 (2.86%) NHS
4 2 (1.90%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.90%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.95%) Cloud Native
5 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.95%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 33 (31.43%) Linux
2 31 (29.52%) Unix
3 22 (20.95%) Windows
4 5 (4.76%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.90%) VMS
6 1 (0.95%) CentOS
6 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (42.86%) DevOps
2 32 (30.48%) Microservices
3 27 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (21.90%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
6 20 (19.05%) Test Automation
7 19 (18.10%) Configuration Management
7 19 (18.10%) Migration
8 18 (17.14%) DevSecOps
9 16 (15.24%) Change Control
9 16 (15.24%) Kanban
10 15 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (13.33%) Process Improvement
11 14 (13.33%) Test Strategy
12 11 (10.48%) Problem Management
13 10 (9.52%) Data Modelling
13 10 (9.52%) Mentoring
14 7 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
15 6 (5.71%) Infrastructure as Code
15 6 (5.71%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 60 (57.14%) Java
2 33 (31.43%) SQL
3 32 (30.48%) PowerShell
4 26 (24.76%) Bash Shell
5 14 (13.33%) Python
6 13 (12.38%) Shell Script
7 10 (9.52%) PL/SQL
7 10 (9.52%) TypeScript
8 7 (6.67%) JavaScript
9 6 (5.71%) Scala
10 5 (4.76%) C#
10 5 (4.76%) Perl
10 5 (4.76%) Ruby
11 4 (3.81%) Groovy
12 3 (2.86%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 18 (17.14%) Security Cleared
2 15 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.95%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.95%) PMO
System Software
1 34 (32.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.90%) OpenIDM
3 1 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 29 (27.62%) Ansible
1 29 (27.62%) Terraform
2 21 (20.00%) Kubernetes
3 16 (15.24%) Puppet
4 14 (13.33%) Hadoop YARN
5 7 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (4.76%) Docker Swarm
6 5 (4.76%) Grafana
7 4 (3.81%) Kibana
8 2 (1.90%) HAProxy
8 2 (1.90%) Prometheus
8 2 (1.90%) Rancher
Vendors
1 35 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 16 (15.24%) Cloudera
3 10 (9.52%) BEA
3 10 (9.52%) Oracle
4 7 (6.67%) ForgeRock
5 4 (3.81%) Adobe
5 4 (3.81%) Google
6 3 (2.86%) webMethods
7 2 (1.90%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.90%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.95%) SAP
8 1 (0.95%) VMware