Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 127 162
Rank change year-on-year +28 +35 -3
Contract jobs citing Docker 88 65 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.84% 1.24% 0.37%
As % of the System Software category 17.29% 15.40% 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 47 1
West Midlands median daily rate £500 £460 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.70% -5.64% +5.41%
10th Percentile £366 £363 £481
90th Percentile £665 £553 £494
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £46.75 £62.50
% change year-on-year -3.74% -25.20% +66.67%

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 509 422 427
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 10.64% 8.02% 8.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 240 177
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £340 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £150 £122 £150
90th Percentile £575 £525 £500
England median daily rate £450 £420 £388
% change year-on-year +7.14% +8.39% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 51 70
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £12.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +18.11% -2.31%
10th Percentile £10.21 £10.25 £10.05
90th Percentile £42.50 £21.47 £20.70
England median hourly rate £16.45 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +2.83% +6.67% -3.23%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 +33 56 £500 - 18
Coventry +16 13 £563 +28.57% 11
Shropshire -12 11 £520 +4.00% 1
Solihull - 3 £475 -
Walsall - 1 £550 -
Warwickshire - 1 £400 - 4
Docker
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 52 (59.09%) DevOps
2 48 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (52.27%) Linux
4 42 (47.73%) Jenkins
5 41 (46.59%) Puppet
6 38 (43.18%) Java
7 34 (38.64%) Microsoft Azure
7 34 (38.64%) Ansible
8 33 (37.50%) Python
9 31 (35.23%) Git (software)
10 27 (30.68%) Terraform
11 26 (29.55%) Security Cleared
11 26 (29.55%) JavaScript
12 25 (28.41%) SC Cleared
13 23 (26.14%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (26.14%) Scrum
14 22 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
14 22 (25.00%) Test Automation
15 21 (23.86%) Open Source
15 21 (23.86%) Oracle
16 20 (22.73%) Windows
16 20 (22.73%) Configuration Management
16 20 (22.73%) Maven
16 20 (22.73%) Elasticsearch
16 20 (22.73%) Sonatype Nexus
16 20 (22.73%) Continuous Delivery
17 19 (21.59%) Bash Shell
18 18 (20.45%) REST
18 18 (20.45%) Opscode Chef

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 (22.73%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (18.18%) Confluence
3 11 (12.50%) Apache
3 11 (12.50%) nginx
4 8 (9.09%) Tomcat
5 6 (6.82%) JBoss
6 4 (4.55%) OpenStack
6 4 (4.55%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.27%) Apache Spark
7 2 (2.27%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (2.27%) Documentum
7 2 (2.27%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.14%) Captiva
8 1 (1.14%) Mule
8 1 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (3.41%) GIMP
1 3 (3.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 48 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (38.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (18.18%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (14.77%) Amazon ELB
4 13 (14.77%) Amazon S3
4 13 (14.77%) AWS CloudFormation
4 13 (14.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 8 (9.09%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 8 (9.09%) Amazon SQS
5 8 (9.09%) Route 53
6 7 (7.95%) PaaS
7 5 (5.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 5 (5.68%) SaaS
8 4 (4.55%) GitHub
8 4 (4.55%) IaaS
9 3 (3.41%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (1.14%) Google Analytics
11 1 (1.14%) Google Compute Engine
11 1 (1.14%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.64%) HTTP
2 7 (7.95%) TCP/IP
3 6 (6.82%) SSL
4 5 (5.68%) DNS
4 5 (5.68%) OpenLDAP
4 5 (5.68%) OpenVPN
4 5 (5.68%) SSH
5 2 (2.27%) Firewall
5 2 (2.27%) LAN
5 2 (2.27%) SMS
5 2 (2.27%) WAN
6 1 (1.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (18.18%) Amazon RDS
3 14 (15.91%) MongoDB
4 12 (13.64%) MySQL
5 9 (10.23%) Relational Database
6 8 (9.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 7 (7.95%) SQL Server
8 6 (6.82%) MariaDB
9 4 (4.55%) DB2
10 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database
11 2 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (2.27%) Big Data
11 2 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (1.14%) Hadoop
12 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
12 1 (1.14%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 42 (47.73%) Jenkins
2 31 (35.23%) Git (software)
3 20 (22.73%) Maven
3 20 (22.73%) Sonatype Nexus
4 18 (20.45%) JIRA
5 15 (17.05%) Subversion
6 7 (7.95%) JUnit
6 7 (7.95%) Liquibase
7 6 (6.82%) Ant
7 6 (6.82%) SonarQube
8 5 (5.68%) Bitbucket
8 5 (5.68%) PHPUnit
8 5 (5.68%) Selenium
9 3 (3.41%) Cucumber
9 3 (3.41%) IntelliJ
9 3 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (2.27%) Artifactory
10 2 (2.27%) Eclipse
10 2 (2.27%) JHipster
10 2 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (3.41%) Retail
2 1 (1.14%) Finance
2 1 (1.14%) Law
2 1 (1.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (39.77%) Developer
2 26 (29.55%) DevOps Engineer
3 18 (20.45%) Java Developer
4 14 (15.91%) Lead DevOps
5 9 (10.23%) DevOps Manager
6 8 (9.09%) Angular Developer
6 8 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
6 8 (9.09%) Head of DevOps
7 5 (5.68%) AWS DevOps
7 5 (5.68%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 5 (5.68%) AWS Engineer
7 5 (5.68%) PHP Developer
7 5 (5.68%) Senior DevOps
8 4 (4.55%) Architect
8 4 (4.55%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) UI Developer
9 3 (3.41%) Azure DevOps
9 3 (3.41%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) Azure Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.45%) REST
2 17 (19.32%) Elastic Stack
3 15 (17.05%) AngularJS
3 15 (17.05%) CSS
4 14 (15.91%) HTML
4 14 (15.91%) Middleware
4 14 (15.91%) Spring
4 14 (15.91%) Web Services
5 13 (14.77%) HTML5
6 12 (13.64%) J2EE
7 11 (12.50%) CSS3
7 11 (12.50%) Hibernate
7 11 (12.50%) Sensu
8 10 (11.36%) RESTful
9 9 (10.23%) Ajax
9 9 (10.23%) jQuery
9 9 (10.23%) LESS
9 9 (10.23%) Sass
10 8 (9.09%) Angular 2
10 8 (9.09%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.64%) User Experience
2 5 (5.68%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (5.68%) Public Cloud
3 4 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.41%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.27%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.27%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.27%) NHS
5 2 (2.27%) PKI
5 2 (2.27%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.27%) Smart City
5 2 (2.27%) Smart Energy
5 2 (2.27%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.14%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 46 (52.27%) Linux
2 20 (22.73%) Windows
3 7 (7.95%) Unix
4 6 (6.82%) CentOS
5 4 (4.55%) Mac OS X
6 3 (3.41%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.14%) CoreOS
8 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (59.09%) DevOps
2 48 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (26.14%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (26.14%) Scrum
4 22 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 21 (23.86%) Open Source
6 20 (22.73%) Configuration Management
6 20 (22.73%) Continuous Delivery
7 15 (17.05%) Migration
8 14 (15.91%) Mentoring
9 12 (13.64%) Kanban
9 12 (13.64%) TDD
10 11 (12.50%) OO
11 9 (10.23%) Microservices
11 9 (10.23%) Regression Testing
12 8 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
13 7 (7.95%) Load Balancing
13 7 (7.95%) Process Architecture
13 7 (7.95%) SDLC
13 7 (7.95%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (43.18%) Java
2 33 (37.50%) Python
3 26 (29.55%) JavaScript
4 19 (21.59%) Bash Shell
5 16 (18.18%) SQL
6 15 (17.05%) Perl
6 15 (17.05%) PHP
7 6 (6.82%) Groovy
7 6 (6.82%) PowerShell
7 6 (6.82%) Ruby
7 6 (6.82%) Scala
8 3 (3.41%) C#
9 2 (2.27%) R
9 2 (2.27%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.27%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.14%) C
10 1 (1.14%) C++
10 1 (1.14%) Go
10 1 (1.14%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 26 (29.55%) Security Cleared
2 25 (28.41%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.55%) OCP
3 4 (4.55%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (2.27%) DBS Check
4 2 (2.27%) Degree
5 1 (1.14%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (2.27%) PMO
2 1 (1.14%) GCP
2 1 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (5.68%) Postfix
2 5 (5.68%) Squid
2 5 (5.68%) vCloud
3 2 (2.27%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.27%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 41 (46.59%) Puppet
2 34 (38.64%) Ansible
3 27 (30.68%) Terraform
4 18 (20.45%) Kibana
4 18 (20.45%) Kubernetes
4 18 (20.45%) logstash
4 18 (20.45%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (10.23%) ZABBIX
6 7 (7.95%) collectd
6 7 (7.95%) StatsD
7 6 (6.82%) Rancher
7 6 (6.82%) Sysdig
8 5 (5.68%) Docker Swarm
8 5 (5.68%) Rsyslog
9 4 (4.55%) Salt
10 2 (2.27%) Packer
10 2 (2.27%) WSUS
11 1 (1.14%) Consul
11 1 (1.14%) Grafana
11 1 (1.14%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 21 (23.86%) Oracle
2 8 (9.09%) SaltStack
3 7 (7.95%) Atlassian
3 7 (7.95%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.95%) VMware
4 6 (6.82%) Google
5 5 (5.68%) Sonatype
5 5 (5.68%) Zend
6 4 (4.55%) IBM
7 3 (3.41%) Rackspace
8 2 (2.27%) Pega
8 2 (2.27%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.27%) webMethods
9 1 (1.14%) EMC
9 1 (1.14%) Hortonworks
9 1 (1.14%) Mapbox
9 1 (1.14%) MuleSoft
9 1 (1.14%) OpenText
9 1 (1.14%) SAP