Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 64 135
Rank change year-on-year -20 +71 +36
Contract jobs citing Docker 120 119 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.43% 2.76% 1.03%
As % of the System Software category 21.13% 27.67% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 98 31
West Midlands median daily rate £500 £475 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -2.56% +5.41%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £383
90th Percentile £625 £575 £506
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 £48.67 £46.75 -
% change year-on-year +4.10% - -

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 568 430 508
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 11.51% 9.99% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 271 255
West Midlands median daily rate £395 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.94% +3.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £157 £120 £158
90th Percentile £562 £525 £506
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 39 56
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.41% -10.00%
10th Percentile £10.18 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £27.25 £20.30 £26.13
England median hourly rate £16.22 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +1.34% +3.23% -3.13%

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 May 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 25 May 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
Birmingham +14 57 £475 -9.52% 20
Shropshire -25 26 £530 +6.00% 3
Coventry -3 19 £575 +43.75% 3
Solihull - 7 £475 - 1
Warwickshire +1 2 £450 - 4
Worcestershire - 2 £550 - 4
Docker
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 66 (55.00%) DevOps
2 56 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (45.83%) Linux
4 54 (45.00%) Java
5 43 (35.83%) Amazon AWS
5 43 (35.83%) Puppet
6 42 (35.00%) Jenkins
7 40 (33.33%) Python
8 37 (30.83%) Ansible
9 36 (30.00%) JavaScript
10 35 (29.17%) Microsoft Azure
11 30 (25.00%) Security Cleared
11 30 (25.00%) Configuration Management
12 29 (24.17%) SC Cleared
12 29 (24.17%) AngularJS
12 29 (24.17%) Terraform
13 27 (22.50%) Git (software)
13 27 (22.50%) Open Source
14 26 (21.67%) CSS
15 25 (20.83%) Test Automation
15 25 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
16 24 (20.00%) RESTful
16 24 (20.00%) Web Services
16 24 (20.00%) HTML
17 23 (19.17%) TDD
17 23 (19.17%) Opscode Chef
17 23 (19.17%) User Experience
18 21 (17.50%) OO
18 21 (17.50%) Bash Shell
18 21 (17.50%) HTML5

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 (14.17%) Confluence
2 13 (10.83%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (9.17%) nginx
4 7 (5.83%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.33%) Documentum
5 4 (3.33%) JBoss
5 4 (3.33%) OpenStack
5 4 (3.33%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.50%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.67%) Apache
8 1 (0.83%) Captiva
8 1 (0.83%) Mule
Applications
1 11 (9.17%) GIMP
1 11 (9.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 43 (35.83%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (29.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (13.33%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (11.67%) AWS CloudFormation
5 11 (9.17%) Amazon S3
5 11 (9.17%) Google Cloud Platform
5 11 (9.17%) Route 53
6 10 (8.33%) Amazon ELB
7 7 (5.83%) SaaS
7 7 (5.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 6 (5.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 6 (5.00%) Amazon SQS
8 6 (5.00%) IaaS
9 5 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (4.17%) PaaS
10 4 (3.33%) GitHub
11 3 (2.50%) Google Analytics
12 2 (1.67%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (1.67%) Serverless
13 1 (0.83%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.83%) HTTP
2 6 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.33%) SSL
4 3 (2.50%) Firewall
4 3 (2.50%) SMS
5 2 (1.67%) LAN
5 2 (1.67%) WAN
6 1 (0.83%) DNS
6 1 (0.83%) DSL
6 1 (0.83%) Internet
6 1 (0.83%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (0.83%) OpenVPN
6 1 (0.83%) SMTP
6 1 (0.83%) SNMP
6 1 (0.83%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.17%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
3 13 (10.83%) MongoDB
4 11 (9.17%) Relational Database
4 11 (9.17%) SQL Server
5 9 (7.50%) MySQL
6 6 (5.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 6 (5.00%) NoSQL
7 5 (4.17%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.50%) DB2
8 3 (2.50%) MariaDB
9 2 (1.67%) RethinkDB
10 1 (0.83%) Big Data
10 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 42 (35.00%) Jenkins
2 27 (22.50%) Git (software)
3 21 (17.50%) JIRA
4 11 (9.17%) Selenium
5 10 (8.33%) Maven
6 9 (7.50%) Cucumber
7 8 (6.67%) Bitbucket
8 6 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (5.00%) Subversion
9 5 (4.17%) PHPUnit
9 5 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (3.33%) Ant
10 4 (3.33%) Grunt
10 4 (3.33%) gulp
10 4 (3.33%) Visual Studio
11 3 (2.50%) Artifactory
11 3 (2.50%) Gatling
11 3 (2.50%) Karma Test Runner
11 3 (2.50%) Sublime Text
11 3 (2.50%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (3.33%) Retail
2 2 (1.67%) Finance
2 2 (1.67%) Marketing
2 2 (1.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.83%) Law
Job Titles
1 57 (47.50%) Developer
2 35 (29.17%) DevOps Engineer
3 22 (18.33%) Java Developer
4 19 (15.83%) Angular Developer
5 13 (10.83%) AWS Engineer
6 12 (10.00%) AWS DevOps
6 12 (10.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 12 (10.00%) UI Developer
7 11 (9.17%) Cloud Engineer
7 11 (9.17%) JavaScript Developer
8 9 (7.50%) Architect
8 9 (7.50%) HTML CSS Developer
8 9 (7.50%) HTML Developer
8 9 (7.50%) Senior DevOps
8 9 (7.50%) Software Developer
9 8 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
10 7 (5.83%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 5 (4.17%) .NET Developer
11 5 (4.17%) Azure Engineer
11 5 (4.17%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (24.17%) AngularJS
2 26 (21.67%) CSS
3 24 (20.00%) HTML
3 24 (20.00%) RESTful
3 24 (20.00%) Web Services
4 21 (17.50%) HTML5
4 21 (17.50%) React
5 20 (16.67%) Ajax
5 20 (16.67%) Angular 2
5 20 (16.67%) CSS3
6 17 (14.17%) J2EE
6 17 (14.17%) jQuery
6 17 (14.17%) LESS
6 17 (14.17%) Sass
7 15 (12.50%) .NET
7 15 (12.50%) Node.js
8 14 (11.67%) Backbone.js
8 14 (11.67%) Durandal
8 14 (11.67%) KnockoutJS
8 14 (11.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.17%) User Experience
2 7 (5.83%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (5.00%) Public Cloud
4 4 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.50%) Cloud Native
5 3 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.50%) NHS
6 2 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.67%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.67%) PKI
6 2 (1.67%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.67%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.83%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.83%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 55 (45.83%) Linux
2 20 (16.67%) Windows
3 18 (15.00%) Unix
4 7 (5.83%) Mac OS X
5 5 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.33%) Windows Server
7 3 (2.50%) Ubuntu
7 3 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.83%) CentOS
8 1 (0.83%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.83%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (55.00%) DevOps
2 56 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 27 (22.50%) Open Source
5 25 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (20.83%) Test Automation
6 23 (19.17%) TDD
7 21 (17.50%) OO
8 19 (15.83%) Scrum
9 14 (11.67%) Deployment Automation
10 13 (10.83%) Continuous Delivery
10 13 (10.83%) Microservices
11 12 (10.00%) Continuous Deployment
11 12 (10.00%) Mentoring
12 11 (9.17%) BDD
12 11 (9.17%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
12 11 (9.17%) Wireframes
13 10 (8.33%) Kanban
13 10 (8.33%) Migration
13 10 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 54 (45.00%) Java
2 40 (33.33%) Python
3 36 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 21 (17.50%) Bash Shell
5 20 (16.67%) SQL
6 16 (13.33%) C#
7 14 (11.67%) PHP
8 12 (10.00%) Ruby
9 11 (9.17%) Shell Script
10 10 (8.33%) Perl
10 10 (8.33%) PowerShell
11 9 (7.50%) Scala
12 8 (6.67%) Java 8
13 6 (5.00%) PL/SQL
14 5 (4.17%) Groovy
15 3 (2.50%) C++
15 3 (2.50%) Haskell
15 3 (2.50%) T-SQL
16 2 (1.67%) C
17 1 (0.83%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 30 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 29 (24.17%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.50%) AWS Certification
3 3 (2.50%) Degree
3 3 (2.50%) OCP
3 3 (2.50%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.83%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.50%) GCP
1 3 (2.50%) PMO
1 3 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.50%) Hyper-V
1 3 (2.50%) LXC
1 3 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.83%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.83%) Postfix
3 1 (0.83%) Squid
3 1 (0.83%) vCloud
3 1 (0.83%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 43 (35.83%) Puppet
2 37 (30.83%) Ansible
3 29 (24.17%) Terraform
4 23 (19.17%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (14.17%) Kubernetes
6 15 (12.50%) Kibana
7 12 (10.00%) logstash
8 5 (4.17%) collectd
8 5 (4.17%) StatsD
9 4 (3.33%) Grafana
10 3 (2.50%) Docker Swarm
10 3 (2.50%) Packer
10 3 (2.50%) WSUS
11 2 (1.67%) Consul
11 2 (1.67%) Prometheus
11 2 (1.67%) Rancher
11 2 (1.67%) Salt
11 2 (1.67%) Sysdig
11 2 (1.67%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.83%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 18 (15.00%) Oracle
2 17 (14.17%) Google
3 9 (7.50%) Atlassian
3 9 (7.50%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.00%) BEA
4 6 (5.00%) SaltStack
4 6 (5.00%) Zend
5 5 (4.17%) VMware
6 4 (3.33%) Pega
7 3 (2.50%) IBM
7 3 (2.50%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.83%) Adobe
8 1 (0.83%) Capita
8 1 (0.83%) EMC
8 1 (0.83%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.83%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.83%) OpenText
8 1 (0.83%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.83%) SAP
8 1 (0.83%) webMethods