Period
to 23 August 2019

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 23 August 2019 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
23 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 55 65 59
Rank change year-on-year +10 -6 +46
Contract jobs citing Docker 147 160 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.41% 3.14% 3.00%
As % of the System Software category 24.22% 23.67% 26.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 75 99
West Midlands median daily rate £500 £480 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £388 £363 £387
90th Percentile £600 £595 £590
England median daily rate £540 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +2.86% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £44.78 £55.00 £47.00
% change year-on-year -18.58% +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 607 676 495
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.08% 13.28% 11.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 360 319
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £177 £155 £168
90th Percentile £575 £575 £539
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 109 34
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.78 £14.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.87% +3.97% +9.35%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.00 £10.65
90th Percentile £20.75 £28.25 £20.78
England median hourly rate £16.68 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +1.06% +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 23 August 2019.

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 23 August 2019. 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 +15 61 £475 -0.52% 39
Shropshire 0 48 £510 -2.86% 9
Coventry +8 18 £500 -25.93% 6
Solihull +6 3 £410 -8.89% 1
Worcestershire -6 3 £600 +9.09% 6
Staffordshire +6 2 £550 +46.67% 3
Wolverhampton +8 1 £450 -9.09%
Warwickshire +4 1 - - 3
Docker
England

For the 6 months to 23 August 2019, 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 84 (57.14%) DevOps
2 81 (55.10%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (51.02%) Azure
4 67 (45.58%) Git (software)
5 66 (44.90%) AWS
6 60 (40.82%) Jenkins
7 51 (34.69%) Linux
8 49 (33.33%) Java
9 45 (30.61%) Kubernetes
10 41 (27.89%) Terraform
11 38 (25.85%) Ansible
12 34 (23.13%) SQL
13 33 (22.45%) JIRA
14 31 (21.09%) JavaScript
14 31 (21.09%) Microservices
15 30 (20.41%) Confluence
15 30 (20.41%) Puppet
16 25 (17.01%) Node.js
17 24 (16.33%) Scrum
18 23 (15.65%) .NET
19 22 (14.97%) Atlassian
19 22 (14.97%) AngularJS
20 21 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
20 21 (14.29%) Security Cleared
20 21 (14.29%) Test Automation
20 21 (14.29%) Python
21 19 (12.93%) Microsoft
21 19 (12.93%) CSS
21 19 (12.93%) Continuous Integration
22 18 (12.24%) SC Cleared

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 30 (20.41%) Confluence
2 13 (8.84%) Apache Spark
3 10 (6.80%) Apache
3 10 (6.80%) nginx
4 7 (4.76%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.40%) Documentum
6 3 (2.04%) CMS
6 3 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (2.04%) IIS
6 3 (2.04%) Jetty
6 3 (2.04%) Mongrel
6 3 (2.04%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.36%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.68%) JBoss
8 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (7.48%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.76%) GIMP
2 7 (4.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (7.48%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 75 (51.02%) Azure
2 66 (44.90%) AWS
3 14 (9.52%) GCP
3 14 (9.52%) PaaS
4 13 (8.84%) GitHub
5 12 (8.16%) IaaS
6 9 (6.12%) Serverless
7 7 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (4.08%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (2.72%) Amazon EKS
9 4 (2.72%) npm
10 3 (2.04%) Amazon ECS
10 3 (2.04%) Azure Functions
10 3 (2.04%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (2.04%) Google App Engine
10 3 (2.04%) OpenShift
10 3 (2.04%) Power Platform
11 2 (1.36%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (1.36%) Amazon S3
11 2 (1.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.20%) SSL
2 14 (9.52%) DNS
3 11 (7.48%) Kerberos
4 8 (5.44%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.40%) HTTP
6 3 (2.04%) DHCP
6 3 (2.04%) FTP
6 3 (2.04%) IPsec
7 2 (1.36%) AMQP
7 2 (1.36%) Network Security
8 1 (0.68%) LAN
8 1 (0.68%) MPLS
8 1 (0.68%) SAN
8 1 (0.68%) SNMP
8 1 (0.68%) VLAN
8 1 (0.68%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.56%) Big Data
1 17 (11.56%) NoSQL
2 11 (7.48%) Apache Hive
2 11 (7.48%) Impala
2 11 (7.48%) Pentaho
3 10 (6.80%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (4.08%) Hadoop
4 6 (4.08%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.08%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.72%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (2.72%) MySQL
5 4 (2.72%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.04%) Power BI
6 3 (2.04%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.36%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.36%) BigQuery
7 2 (1.36%) Bigtable
7 2 (1.36%) Hazelcast
7 2 (1.36%) NewSQL
Development Applications
1 67 (45.58%) Git (software)
2 60 (40.82%) Jenkins
3 33 (22.45%) JIRA
4 12 (8.16%) Artifactory
4 12 (8.16%) Grunt
4 12 (8.16%) gulp
5 11 (7.48%) webpack
6 9 (6.12%) Bitbucket
6 9 (6.12%) GitLab
6 9 (6.12%) Maven
7 7 (4.76%) Cucumber
7 7 (4.76%) Selenium
8 6 (4.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (4.08%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (2.72%) Ant
9 4 (2.72%) Karma Test Runner
10 3 (2.04%) Apache Ivy
10 3 (2.04%) Gradle
10 3 (2.04%) Jasmine
10 3 (2.04%) Travis CI
General
1 15 (10.20%) Public Sector
2 4 (2.72%) Law
3 3 (2.04%) Finance
3 3 (2.04%) Retail
4 2 (1.36%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.36%) Marketing
5 1 (0.68%) Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Electronics
5 1 (0.68%) French Language
5 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (36.73%) Developer
2 51 (34.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 16 (10.88%) Java Developer
4 15 (10.20%) AWS DevOps
5 14 (9.52%) AWS Engineer
5 14 (9.52%) Azure Engineer
6 13 (8.84%) Azure DevOps
6 13 (8.84%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 13 (8.84%) Platform Engineer
7 12 (8.16%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 11 (7.48%) Big Data Engineer
8 11 (7.48%) Data Engineer
8 11 (7.48%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 10 (6.80%) .NET Developer
9 10 (6.80%) Architect
9 10 (6.80%) Senior Developer
10 9 (6.12%) Linux Engineer
11 8 (5.44%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 8 (5.44%) UI Developer
12 6 (4.08%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (17.01%) Node.js
2 23 (15.65%) .NET
3 22 (14.97%) AngularJS
4 21 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
5 19 (12.93%) CSS
6 18 (12.24%) JSON
7 16 (10.88%) HTML
7 16 (10.88%) RabbitMQ
7 16 (10.88%) Web Services
8 14 (9.52%) Spring
9 13 (8.84%) RESTful
9 13 (8.84%) Sass
10 10 (6.80%) REST
10 10 (6.80%) Spring Boot
10 10 (6.80%) XML
11 9 (6.12%) Angular 2
11 9 (6.12%) HTML5
11 9 (6.12%) React
12 8 (5.44%) CSS3
12 8 (5.44%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
1 7 (4.76%) User Experience
2 4 (2.72%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (2.72%) Mobile App
2 4 (2.72%) Public Cloud
3 3 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.36%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.36%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.36%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (1.36%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.68%) Cloud Native
5 1 (0.68%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 51 (34.69%) Linux
2 6 (4.08%) Windows
3 3 (2.04%) Unix
4 2 (1.36%) Android
4 2 (1.36%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.68%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (57.14%) DevOps
2 81 (55.10%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (21.09%) Microservices
4 24 (16.33%) Scrum
5 21 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 19 (12.93%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (10.20%) Migration
8 14 (9.52%) Kanban
8 14 (9.52%) Software Engineering
9 13 (8.84%) Configuration Management
9 13 (8.84%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (8.84%) TDD
9 13 (8.84%) Unit Testing
10 11 (7.48%) DevSecOps
10 11 (7.48%) Problem Management
11 10 (6.80%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (6.80%) Open Source
12 9 (6.12%) BDD
12 9 (6.12%) SOA
13 8 (5.44%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (33.33%) Java
2 34 (23.13%) SQL
3 31 (21.09%) JavaScript
4 21 (14.29%) Python
5 15 (10.20%) PHP
6 12 (8.16%) PowerShell
7 10 (6.80%) Java 8
8 8 (5.44%) C#
9 6 (4.08%) Bash Shell
10 5 (3.40%) Scala
11 4 (2.72%) ES6
11 4 (2.72%) TypeScript
12 3 (2.04%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.36%) Go
13 2 (1.36%) Perl
14 1 (0.68%) C
14 1 (0.68%) C++
14 1 (0.68%) Groovy
14 1 (0.68%) Haskell
14 1 (0.68%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 18 (12.24%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.72%) AWS Certification
3 4 (2.72%) Degree
4 3 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.68%) CCNA
5 1 (0.68%) CCNP
5 1 (0.68%) CCSP
5 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.68%) CISSP
5 1 (0.68%) ISSAP
5 1 (0.68%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.36%) GDPR
2 1 (0.68%) NCSC
2 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 13 (8.84%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.04%) Xen
4 2 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 45 (30.61%) Kubernetes
2 41 (27.89%) Terraform
3 38 (25.85%) Ansible
4 30 (20.41%) Puppet
5 11 (7.48%) Docker Swarm
5 11 (7.48%) Opsview
6 10 (6.80%) Hadoop YARN
7 9 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (4.08%) HAProxy
9 3 (2.04%) Kibana
10 2 (1.36%) Grafana
10 2 (1.36%) Packer
11 1 (0.68%) Nagios
11 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 1 (0.68%) Salt
Vendors
1 22 (14.97%) Atlassian
2 19 (12.93%) Microsoft
3 17 (11.56%) Google
4 11 (7.48%) Cloudera
4 11 (7.48%) PagerDuty
5 8 (5.44%) VMware
6 6 (4.08%) Oracle
7 5 (3.40%) TOWER Software
7 5 (3.40%) WSO2
8 4 (2.72%) Pega
9 3 (2.04%) Cypress Semiconductor
9 3 (2.04%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.68%) Adobe
10 1 (0.68%) IBM
10 1 (0.68%) SAP
10 1 (0.68%) Splunk
10 1 (0.68%) Talend
10 1 (0.68%) Twitter
10 1 (0.68%) webMethods