Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 2017 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
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 135 163
Rank change year-on-year +39 +28 -
Contract jobs citing Docker 95 75 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.93% 1.26% 0.30%
As % of the System Software category 17.63% 15.06% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 40 3
West Midlands median daily rate £520 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.47% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £375 £363 £418
90th Percentile £675 £550 £485
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £44.00 - £56.25

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 539 498 467
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 10.98% 8.36% 9.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 268 208
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +12.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £154 £132 £150
90th Percentile £550 £519 £485
England median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 57 77
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.10 £14.00 £14.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.71% -2.78% +10.77%
10th Percentile £10.15 £10.00 £10.18
90th Percentile £21.70 £21.47 £33.55
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +3.13% +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 11 December 2017.

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 11 December 2017. 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 +25 45 £500 - 5
Coventry +21 15 £525 +2.44% 1
Shropshire -7 10 £515 +24.10%
Warwickshire +7 9 - - 2
Walsall - 7 £580 -
Staffordshire +11 1 - -
Herefordshire - 1 £300 -
Docker
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Docker also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Docker.

1 57 (60.00%) DevOps
2 56 (58.95%) Puppet
3 51 (53.68%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (51.58%) Java
4 49 (51.58%) Jenkins
5 48 (50.53%) Amazon AWS
6 42 (44.21%) Linux
7 41 (43.16%) Continuous Integration
8 37 (38.95%) Ansible
9 34 (35.79%) Git (software)
10 33 (34.74%) Microsoft Azure
11 32 (33.68%) PostgreSQL
11 32 (33.68%) Kubernetes
12 30 (31.58%) Scrum
12 30 (31.58%) Spring
13 28 (29.47%) MongoDB
13 28 (29.47%) REST
14 27 (28.42%) Oracle
15 26 (27.37%) Python
15 26 (27.37%) Opscode Chef
15 26 (27.37%) Terraform
16 25 (26.32%) MySQL
17 24 (25.26%) Continuous Delivery
18 22 (23.16%) JUnit
18 22 (23.16%) SQL
19 21 (22.11%) Kanban
20 20 (21.05%) Open Source
20 20 (21.05%) Maven
20 20 (21.05%) Hibernate
20 20 (21.05%) Spring Boot

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 18 (18.95%) JBoss
2 17 (17.89%) Apache
2 17 (17.89%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (16.84%) Confluence
4 13 (13.68%) Apache Spark
5 11 (11.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 10 (10.53%) Cloud Foundry
6 10 (10.53%) GlassFish
6 10 (10.53%) Tomcat
6 10 (10.53%) WildFly
7 8 (8.42%) OpenStack
8 4 (4.21%) nginx
8 4 (4.21%) WebLogic
8 4 (4.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.05%) GIMP
1 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.05%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 48 (50.53%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (34.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (13.68%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (13.68%) PaaS
4 12 (12.63%) Amazon ELB
4 12 (12.63%) Amazon S3
4 12 (12.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 8 (8.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 8 (8.42%) Heroku
6 7 (7.37%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (6.32%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (5.26%) GitHub
8 5 (5.26%) OpenShift
8 5 (5.26%) Route 53
9 4 (4.21%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 4 (4.21%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (4.21%) IaaS
9 4 (4.21%) SaaS
10 1 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.84%) HTTP
2 8 (8.42%) DNS
2 8 (8.42%) OpenLDAP
2 8 (8.42%) OpenVPN
2 8 (8.42%) SSH
2 8 (8.42%) TCP/IP
3 7 (7.37%) SSL
4 1 (1.05%) Firewall
4 1 (1.05%) LAN
4 1 (1.05%) VPN
4 1 (1.05%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (33.68%) PostgreSQL
2 28 (29.47%) MongoDB
3 25 (26.32%) MySQL
4 15 (15.79%) Apache Cassandra
5 14 (14.74%) Big Data
6 13 (13.68%) Amazon RDS
7 12 (12.63%) NoSQL
8 10 (10.53%) Hadoop
9 6 (6.32%) MariaDB
9 6 (6.32%) SQL Server
10 4 (4.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (4.21%) DB2
11 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database
12 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
12 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 49 (51.58%) Jenkins
2 34 (35.79%) Git (software)
3 22 (23.16%) JUnit
4 20 (21.05%) Maven
4 20 (21.05%) Sonatype Nexus
5 17 (17.89%) JIRA
6 15 (15.79%) Subversion
7 11 (11.58%) Bitbucket
8 10 (10.53%) Hudson
8 10 (10.53%) JBehave
8 10 (10.53%) Liquibase
9 9 (9.47%) Selenium
10 8 (8.42%) Ant
10 8 (8.42%) SonarQube
11 7 (7.37%) GitLab
12 6 (6.32%) IntelliJ
13 5 (5.26%) Vagrant
14 4 (4.21%) Octopus Deploy
14 4 (4.21%) Team Foundation Server
14 4 (4.21%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (8.42%) Billing
2 1 (1.05%) Automotive
2 1 (1.05%) Banking
2 1 (1.05%) Finance
2 1 (1.05%) Law
2 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.05%) Marketing
2 1 (1.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (33.68%) DevOps Engineer
2 31 (32.63%) Developer
3 13 (13.68%) Lead DevOps
4 11 (11.58%) Architect
4 11 (11.58%) Java Developer
4 11 (11.58%) Senior Developer
5 10 (10.53%) Digital Developer
6 8 (8.42%) DevOps Manager
6 8 (8.42%) Head of DevOps
7 6 (6.32%) AWS Engineer
8 5 (5.26%) Scala Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Angular Developer
9 4 (4.21%) AWS DevOps
9 4 (4.21%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.21%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Java Architect
9 4 (4.21%) Lead DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.21%) Senior DevOps
9 4 (4.21%) WebOps Engineer
9 4 (4.21%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (31.58%) Spring
2 28 (29.47%) REST
3 20 (21.05%) Hibernate
3 20 (21.05%) Spring Boot
4 16 (16.84%) Elastic Stack
4 16 (16.84%) Middleware
4 16 (16.84%) SOAP
5 15 (15.79%) RESTful
6 14 (14.74%) CSS
7 13 (13.68%) HTML
7 13 (13.68%) HTML5
8 11 (11.58%) JSON
8 11 (11.58%) Web Services
9 10 (10.53%) HornetQ
9 10 (10.53%) Java EE
9 10 (10.53%) JAX-RS
9 10 (10.53%) JMS
9 10 (10.53%) RESTEasy
9 10 (10.53%) WireMock
10 9 (9.47%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.53%) Mobile App
2 8 (8.42%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (5.26%) Smart City
3 5 (5.26%) Smart Energy
3 5 (5.26%) User Experience
4 3 (3.16%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.11%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.11%) iPad
5 2 (2.11%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.05%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.05%) PKI
6 1 (1.05%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.05%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 42 (44.21%) Linux
2 17 (17.89%) Windows
3 13 (13.68%) CentOS
4 10 (10.53%) Android
4 10 (10.53%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.21%) Unix
6 3 (3.16%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (60.00%) DevOps
2 51 (53.68%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (43.16%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (31.58%) Scrum
5 24 (25.26%) Continuous Delivery
6 21 (22.11%) Kanban
7 20 (21.05%) Open Source
8 18 (18.95%) Configuration Management
8 18 (18.95%) Microservices
8 18 (18.95%) TDD
9 16 (16.84%) Software Engineering
10 14 (14.74%) Test Automation
11 13 (13.68%) Migration
11 13 (13.68%) Software Delivery
12 12 (12.63%) Unit Testing
13 11 (11.58%) SOA
14 10 (10.53%) Dependency Injection
14 10 (10.53%) DSDM
14 10 (10.53%) Mathematics
14 10 (10.53%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 49 (51.58%) Java
2 26 (27.37%) Python
3 22 (23.16%) SQL
4 19 (20.00%) Scala
5 13 (13.68%) Bash Shell
5 13 (13.68%) JavaScript
5 13 (13.68%) Perl
6 11 (11.58%) Ruby
7 9 (9.47%) PHP
8 8 (8.42%) Groovy
9 6 (6.32%) PowerShell
10 4 (4.21%) C#
11 2 (2.11%) Go
11 2 (2.11%) R
11 2 (2.11%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 13 (13.68%) SC Cleared
3 10 (10.53%) Degree
4 4 (4.21%) OCP
4 4 (4.21%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (2.11%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.05%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.05%) MCSA
6 1 (1.05%) MCSE
6 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.11%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.05%) GCP
2 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.05%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (18.95%) Virtual Machines
2 8 (8.42%) Postfix
2 8 (8.42%) Squid
2 8 (8.42%) vCloud
3 1 (1.05%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.05%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 56 (58.95%) Puppet
2 37 (38.95%) Ansible
3 32 (33.68%) Kubernetes
4 26 (27.37%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (27.37%) Terraform
5 13 (13.68%) logstash
6 12 (12.63%) Kibana
7 11 (11.58%) ZABBIX
8 9 (9.47%) Rancher
9 8 (8.42%) Docker Swarm
9 8 (8.42%) Rsyslog
9 8 (8.42%) Sysdig
10 7 (7.37%) Salt
11 5 (5.26%) Packer
12 4 (4.21%) collectd
12 4 (4.21%) Consul
12 4 (4.21%) StatsD
13 1 (1.05%) Mesos
13 1 (1.05%) rkt
13 1 (1.05%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (28.42%) Oracle
2 9 (9.47%) VMware
3 8 (8.42%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (8.42%) Sonatype
4 7 (7.37%) Google
5 6 (6.32%) Microsoft
6 5 (5.26%) Red Hat
6 5 (5.26%) SaltStack
7 4 (4.21%) IBM
7 4 (4.21%) Rackspace
7 4 (4.21%) webMethods
7 4 (4.21%) WSO2
8 3 (3.16%) Apigee
8 3 (3.16%) Atlassian
8 3 (3.16%) MuleSoft
8 3 (3.16%) Zend
9 1 (1.05%) Adobe
9 1 (1.05%) Mapbox