Period
to 4 July 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 4 July 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
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 65 45 67
Rank change year-on-year -20 +22 -6
Contract jobs citing Docker 53 199 151
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.89% 4.28% 2.96%
As % of the System Software category 17.79% 30.85% 23.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 125 79
Median daily rate £432 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.05% -5.00% +0.78%
10th Percentile £325 £361 £397
90th Percentile £575 £575 £613
England median daily rate £538 £538 £525
% change year-on-year - +2.38% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £46.85 £49.33
% change year-on-year -25.29% -5.04% -3.27%

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 298 645 638
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.27% 13.86% 12.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 398 334
Median daily rate £432 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.65% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £150 £200 £151
90th Percentile £575 £558 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 101
Median hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.03% +5.17% -
10th Percentile £11.53 £11.17 £10.75
90th Percentile £35.00 £19.72 £35.00
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.95 £16.50
% change year-on-year +12.09% +2.73% +3.13%

Docker
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Docker as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Docker in the West Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Docker in the West Midlands

Docker
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Docker in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 4 July 2020.

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 4 July 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
Shropshire -8 18 £428 -13.97% 6
Coventry +33 16 £513 +2.50% 6
Birmingham -18 9 £508 +6.84% 19
Warwickshire +9 5 £350 -
Worcestershire +20 2 £413 -31.25% 1
Docker
England

For the 6 months to 4 July 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 34 (64.15%) Java
1 34 (64.15%) DevOps
2 26 (49.06%) Azure
3 22 (41.51%) Test Automation
3 22 (41.51%) JIRA
3 22 (41.51%) Kubernetes
4 21 (39.62%) Unix
5 20 (37.74%) SQL
6 19 (35.85%) Oracle
7 18 (33.96%) XML
7 18 (33.96%) JSON
7 18 (33.96%) Jenkins
8 17 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (32.08%) Git (software)
8 17 (32.08%) Confluence
8 17 (32.08%) WebLogic
9 16 (30.19%) AWS
10 15 (28.30%) Cucumber
10 15 (28.30%) Python
10 15 (28.30%) Microservices
11 13 (24.53%) REST
12 12 (22.64%) Bitbucket
12 12 (22.64%) Gradle
12 12 (22.64%) Spring Boot
12 12 (22.64%) Public Sector
12 12 (22.64%) Spring
12 12 (22.64%) Maven
13 11 (20.75%) Windows
13 11 (20.75%) Scrum
13 11 (20.75%) Microsoft

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 17 (32.08%) Confluence
1 17 (32.08%) WebLogic
2 5 (9.43%) Mule
3 3 (5.66%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (5.66%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (3.77%) Apache
5 1 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.89%) nginx
5 1 (1.89%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.89%) SAS
5 1 (1.89%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (49.06%) Azure
2 16 (30.19%) AWS
3 5 (9.43%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (9.43%) Tricentis Tosca
4 4 (7.55%) PaaS
5 3 (5.66%) Monitis
5 3 (5.66%) SaaS
6 2 (3.77%) GCP
6 2 (3.77%) GitHub
6 2 (3.77%) Power Platform
7 1 (1.89%) Azure Functions
7 1 (1.89%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.89%) IaaS
7 1 (1.89%) Office 365
7 1 (1.89%) Power Automate
7 1 (1.89%) PowerApps
7 1 (1.89%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) Firewall
2 1 (1.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) MongoDB
2 10 (18.87%) NoSQL
3 5 (9.43%) Oracle Database
3 5 (9.43%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
4 4 (7.55%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (3.77%) Power BI
7 1 (1.89%) Big Data
7 1 (1.89%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (1.89%) Geospatial Data
7 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.89%) MySQL
7 1 (1.89%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 22 (41.51%) JIRA
2 18 (33.96%) Jenkins
3 17 (32.08%) Git (software)
4 15 (28.30%) Cucumber
5 12 (22.64%) Bitbucket
5 12 (22.64%) Gradle
5 12 (22.64%) Maven
6 10 (18.87%) JUnit
6 10 (18.87%) Mockito
7 6 (11.32%) Selenium
8 5 (9.43%) JMeter
8 5 (9.43%) Toad
9 3 (5.66%) Apache Archiva
9 3 (5.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (3.77%) RSpec
11 1 (1.89%) Artifactory
11 1 (1.89%) Gerrit
11 1 (1.89%) Hudson
11 1 (1.89%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (22.64%) Public Sector
2 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (35.85%) Developer
2 13 (24.53%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (18.87%) Java Developer
4 5 (9.43%) Administrator
4 5 (9.43%) Azure Developer
4 5 (9.43%) Test Automation Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Test Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Senior Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Solaris Administrator
6 3 (5.66%) Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Azure Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) DBA
6 3 (5.66%) Node.js Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (3.77%) Azure DevOps
7 2 (3.77%) Software Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) Migration Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (1.89%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (33.96%) JSON
1 18 (33.96%) XML
2 13 (24.53%) REST
3 12 (22.64%) Spring
3 12 (22.64%) Spring Boot
4 9 (16.98%) Gherkin
4 9 (16.98%) J2EE
4 9 (16.98%) WireMock
5 7 (13.21%) Node.js
6 5 (9.43%) .NET
6 5 (9.43%) LDAP
6 5 (9.43%) OpenID
6 5 (9.43%) SAML
6 5 (9.43%) SOAP
7 3 (5.66%) Lambda Expressions
7 3 (5.66%) Middleware
7 3 (5.66%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (3.77%) .NET Core
8 2 (3.77%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (3.77%) React
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Data Centre
1 7 (13.21%) Wiki
2 5 (9.43%) PKI
3 2 (3.77%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.89%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.89%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.89%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (39.62%) Unix
2 11 (20.75%) Windows
3 10 (18.87%) Linux
4 7 (13.21%) Solaris
5 1 (1.89%) CentOS
5 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (64.15%) DevOps
2 22 (41.51%) Test Automation
3 17 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (28.30%) Microservices
5 11 (20.75%) Scrum
6 10 (18.87%) Migration
6 10 (18.87%) Test Strategy
7 9 (16.98%) Process Improvement
8 8 (15.09%) Configuration Management
8 8 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (15.09%) Problem Management
9 7 (13.21%) Data Modelling
10 6 (11.32%) BDD
10 6 (11.32%) Kanban
10 6 (11.32%) TDD
11 5 (9.43%) Customer Requirements
11 5 (9.43%) Identity Access Management
11 5 (9.43%) Mentoring
11 5 (9.43%) Software Engineering
11 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (64.15%) Java
2 20 (37.74%) SQL
3 15 (28.30%) Python
4 9 (16.98%) C#
4 9 (16.98%) PL/SQL
4 9 (16.98%) Shell Script
5 8 (15.09%) Bash Shell
5 8 (15.09%) PowerShell
6 6 (11.32%) JavaScript
7 4 (7.55%) Go
8 3 (5.66%) Ruby
9 1 (1.89%) Java 8
9 1 (1.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) ISEB
1 5 (9.43%) ISTQB
1 5 (9.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.21%) SLA
2 2 (3.77%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.43%) Active Directory
1 5 (9.43%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (41.51%) Kubernetes
2 8 (15.09%) Ansible
2 8 (15.09%) Puppet
3 6 (11.32%) Rancher
3 6 (11.32%) Terraform
4 5 (9.43%) Control-M
4 5 (9.43%) Grafana
4 5 (9.43%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (9.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (7.55%) Kibana
5 4 (7.55%) Prometheus
6 3 (5.66%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (3.77%) Consul
7 2 (3.77%) Packer
8 1 (1.89%) Graphite
8 1 (1.89%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.89%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (35.85%) Oracle
2 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
3 9 (16.98%) BEA
4 5 (9.43%) CommVault
4 5 (9.43%) webMethods
5 1 (1.89%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.89%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.89%) F5
5 1 (1.89%) Google
5 1 (1.89%) New Relic
5 1 (1.89%) Splunk
5 1 (1.89%) VMware