The table below looks at the statistics for Docker skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Docker over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Docker
UK
Rank 79 238 516
Rank change year-on-year
+159 +278
Contract jobs citing Docker 1238 503 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.76% 0.99% 0.17%
As % of the System Software category 22.71% 9.67% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 881 377 74
Median daily rate £500 £500 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +35.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £475 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.63% +35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

System Software Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5452 5199 5074
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.16% 10.22% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3389 3095 2778
Median daily rate £400 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £178 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 398 503 592
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.59 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -

Docker
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Docker as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

Docker Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Docker
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Docker within the UK.

Docker Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Docker
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Docker within the UK over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Docker Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Docker
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Docker within the UK.

Docker Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Docker
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Docker within the UK over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +151 1192 £500 - 263
London +94 853 £525 +5.00% 173
City of London +39 98 £525 +5.00% 29
South East +61 93 £475 -5.00% 22
Yorkshire +39 64 £450 - 17
South West +58 52 £425 -12.82% 13
Croydon +25 43 £500 +5.26%
West Yorkshire +34 36 £410 -8.88% 15
North West +33 36 £413 +10.00% 20
Berkshire +38 35 £475 +18.75% 5
Leeds +30 32 £410 -8.88% 12
East of England +19 27 £538 +7.39% 5
Sheffield +14 26 £498 +7.56% 1
South Yorkshire +9 26 £498 +7.56% 1
Manchester +20 24 £400 +14.28% 17
West Midlands +12 24 £425 - 8
Scotland +30 20 £365 +37.73% 2
East Midlands +21 20 £400 -27.27% 3
Wiltshire +20 20 £500 +5.26% 2
Nottinghamshire +20 16 £400 -20.00% 2
Nottingham +19 16 £400 -20.00%
Swindon +16 16 £425 -10.52% 1
Hampshire +18 14 £450 - 2
North East -8 14 £385 -23.00% 2
Hertfordshire +13 13 £613 +22.50%
Newcastle upon Tyne -12 13 £345 -31.00% 1
Tyne and Wear -14 13 £345 -31.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +17 11 £350 -30.00%
Westminster +2 11 £575 +4.54%
Edinburgh +19 10 £388 -26.19% 1

Docker
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 with a requirement for Docker.

1 1492 (60.14%) DevOps
2 1217 (49.05%) Agile Software Development
3 1153 (46.47%) Linux
4 1007 (40.59%) Amazon AWS
5 975 (39.30%) Jenkins
6 969 (39.06%) Java
7 899 (36.24%) Ansible
8 895 (36.07%) Puppet
9 770 (31.04%) Git (software)
10 726 (29.26%) Python
11 712 (28.70%) Continuous Integration
12 550 (22.17%) Kubernetes
13 481 (19.39%) JavaScript
14 479 (19.31%) Scrum
14 479 (19.31%) Ruby
15 471 (18.98%) Opscode Chef
16 455 (18.34%) Configuration Management
17 447 (18.02%) Microservices
18 445 (17.94%) TDD
19 431 (17.37%) PostgreSQL
20 422 (17.01%) Security Cleared
21 406 (16.36%) Continuous Delivery
22 378 (15.24%) Terraform
23 367 (14.79%) Bash Shell
24 343 (13.83%) JIRA
25 338 (13.62%) SC Cleared
26 328 (13.22%) BDD
27 321 (12.94%) REST
28 307 (12.37%) Open Source
29 304 (12.25%) VMware

Docker
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 274 (11.04%) Apache
2 267 (10.76%) Elasticsearch
3 262 (10.56%) Confluence
4 147 (5.93%) OpenStack
5 131 (5.28%) Tomcat
6 115 (4.64%) nginx
7 104 (4.19%) Apache Spark
8 50 (2.02%) JBoss
9 48 (1.93%) WebSphere
10 35 (1.41%) Cloud Foundry
11 34 (1.37%) WebLogic
12 31 (1.25%) Jetty
13 28 (1.13%) WildFly
14 24 (0.97%) Mule ESB
15 23 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 21 (0.85%) IIS
17 12 (0.48%) Apache Pig
17 12 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
18 11 (0.44%) Drupal
19 9 (0.36%) CMS
Applications
1 83 (3.35%) HipChat
2 18 (0.73%) MS Excel
3 8 (0.32%) Photoshop
3 8 (0.32%) Pixelmator
4 6 (0.24%) MS Office
5 2 (0.081%) InVision
Business Applications
1 17 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.081%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 2 (0.081%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.040%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.040%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1007 (40.59%) Amazon AWS
2 276 (11.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 191 (7.70%) GitHub
4 178 (7.17%) Amazon EC2
5 148 (5.97%) PaaS
6 114 (4.59%) AWS CloudFormation
7 96 (3.87%) Amazon S3
8 83 (3.35%) IaaS
9 68 (2.74%) Heroku
10 66 (2.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 60 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
12 51 (2.06%) OpenShift
13 49 (1.98%) Route 53
14 42 (1.69%) AWS Lambda
15 39 (1.57%) Google Cloud Platform
16 37 (1.49%) Amazon ELB
17 35 (1.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 29 (1.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 23 (0.93%) Amazon EMR
20 20 (0.81%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 168 (6.77%) HTTP
2 150 (6.05%) DNS
3 118 (4.76%) Firewall
4 113 (4.55%) VPN
5 98 (3.95%) OpenLDAP
6 93 (3.75%) SSH
7 92 (3.71%) OpenVPN
8 84 (3.39%) TCP/IP
9 68 (2.74%) SSL
10 52 (2.10%) Internet
11 49 (1.98%) Reverse Proxy
12 45 (1.81%) LDAP
13 20 (0.81%) SNMP
14 19 (0.77%) DMZ
15 18 (0.73%) IPsec
16 17 (0.69%) AMQP
17 13 (0.52%) Wireshark
18 12 (0.48%) LAN
18 12 (0.48%) WAN
19 9 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 431 (17.37%) PostgreSQL
2 238 (9.59%) MongoDB
3 235 (9.47%) Hadoop
4 224 (9.03%) NoSQL
5 175 (7.05%) MySQL
6 144 (5.80%) Big Data
7 113 (4.55%) Relational Database
8 109 (4.39%) Apache Cassandra
9 98 (3.95%) Amazon RDS
10 85 (3.43%) SQL Server
11 83 (3.35%) Redis
12 66 (2.66%) Oracle Database
13 51 (2.06%) HBase
14 39 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
15 35 (1.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 30 (1.21%) Apache Hive
17 24 (0.97%) Neo4j
18 20 (0.81%) DB2
19 17 (0.69%) Hazelcast
20 15 (0.60%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 975 (39.30%) Jenkins
2 770 (31.04%) Git (software)
3 343 (13.83%) JIRA
4 296 (11.93%) Maven
5 251 (10.12%) Vagrant
6 203 (8.18%) JUnit
7 195 (7.86%) Cucumber
8 166 (6.69%) Bitbucket
9 159 (6.41%) Sonatype Nexus
10 149 (6.01%) Gradle
11 126 (5.08%) SonarQube
12 124 (5.00%) Selenium
13 121 (4.88%) Ant
14 116 (4.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 100 (4.03%) Subversion
16 89 (3.59%) TeamCity
17 88 (3.55%) Liquibase
18 87 (3.51%) JIRA Agile
19 78 (3.14%) Mockito
20 73 (2.94%) gulp
General
1 194 (7.82%) Finance
2 126 (5.08%) Banking
3 83 (3.35%) Retail
4 41 (1.65%) Games
5 40 (1.61%) Investment Banking
6 31 (1.25%) Publishing
7 28 (1.13%) Marketing
7 28 (1.13%) Telecoms
8 24 (0.97%) Front Office
9 21 (0.85%) Financial Institution
10 18 (0.73%) Electronics
11 17 (0.69%) Back Office
11 17 (0.69%) Manufacturing
12 9 (0.36%) Advertising
12 9 (0.36%) Law
13 8 (0.32%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.16%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.12%) Billing
15 3 (0.12%) Legal
16 2 (0.081%) German Language
Job Titles
1 903 (36.40%) Developer
2 817 (32.93%) DevOps Engineer
3 379 (15.28%) Java Developer
4 261 (10.52%) AWS DevOps
5 211 (8.50%) AWS Engineer
6 173 (6.97%) Senior Developer
7 153 (6.17%) Consultant
8 150 (6.05%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 149 (6.01%) Architect
10 129 (5.20%) Senior DevOps
11 128 (5.16%) Linux Engineer
12 116 (4.68%) DevOps Consultant
13 111 (4.47%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 95 (3.83%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 89 (3.59%) JavaScript Developer
16 79 (3.18%) Scala Developer
17 70 (2.82%) Senior Java Developer
18 69 (2.78%) Lead DevOps
19 67 (2.70%) Agile Developer
20 62 (2.50%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 321 (12.94%) REST
2 302 (12.17%) HTML
3 296 (11.93%) Node.js
4 295 (11.89%) AngularJS
5 275 (11.08%) Web Services
6 266 (10.72%) CSS
7 255 (10.28%) Spring
8 218 (8.79%) ELK Stack
9 181 (7.30%) JSON
10 166 (6.69%) HTML5
11 159 (6.41%) RESTful
12 142 (5.72%) XML
13 130 (5.24%) RabbitMQ
14 124 (5.00%) React
15 116 (4.68%) Kafka
16 109 (4.39%) CSS3
17 98 (3.95%) Spring Boot
18 95 (3.83%) Django
19 94 (3.79%) MCollective
19 94 (3.79%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 82 (3.31%) Public Cloud
2 61 (2.46%) Computer Science
3 51 (2.06%) Data Centre
4 40 (1.61%) Private Cloud
5 39 (1.57%) User Experience
6 30 (1.21%) Visualisation
7 29 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
8 23 (0.93%) iPad
9 22 (0.89%) Algorithms
10 19 (0.77%) PKI
11 18 (0.73%) Mobile App
12 17 (0.69%) NHS
13 16 (0.64%) Hybrid Cloud
13 16 (0.64%) Social Media
14 15 (0.60%) Analytical Skills
15 14 (0.56%) Fintech
16 12 (0.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 11 (0.44%) Online Games
18 10 (0.40%) Digital Media
19 9 (0.36%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1153 (46.47%) Linux
2 268 (10.80%) CentOS
3 241 (9.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 214 (8.63%) Unix
5 210 (8.46%) Windows
6 125 (5.04%) Ubuntu
7 98 (3.95%) CoreOS
8 67 (2.70%) Windows Server
9 44 (1.77%) RancherOS
10 39 (1.57%) Android
11 31 (1.25%) Apple iOS
12 30 (1.21%) Mac OS X
13 21 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
14 15 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
15 14 (0.56%) Debian
16 13 (0.52%) SUSE
16 13 (0.52%) VyOS
17 11 (0.44%) AIX
18 8 (0.32%) Amazon Linux
19 6 (0.24%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1492 (60.14%) DevOps
2 1217 (49.05%) Agile Software Development
3 712 (28.70%) Continuous Integration
4 479 (19.31%) Scrum
5 455 (18.34%) Configuration Management
6 447 (18.02%) Microservices
7 445 (17.94%) TDD
8 406 (16.36%) Continuous Delivery
9 328 (13.22%) BDD
10 307 (12.37%) Open Source
11 207 (8.34%) Software Engineering
12 168 (6.77%) Kanban
13 150 (6.05%) Migration
14 142 (5.72%) OO
15 131 (5.28%) E-Commerce
16 118 (4.76%) High Availability
17 116 (4.68%) Continuous Deployment
18 115 (4.64%) Load Balancing
18 115 (4.64%) Mentoring
19 105 (4.23%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 969 (39.06%) Java
2 726 (29.26%) Python
3 481 (19.39%) JavaScript
4 479 (19.31%) Ruby
5 367 (14.79%) Bash Shell
6 259 (10.44%) Scala
7 208 (8.38%) SQL
8 184 (7.42%) PHP
9 170 (6.85%) Go
10 169 (6.81%) Perl
11 146 (5.88%) Shell Script
12 94 (3.79%) PowerShell
13 75 (3.02%) C#
14 74 (2.98%) C
15 44 (1.77%) ES6
16 41 (1.65%) Groovy
17 40 (1.61%) Clojure
18 35 (1.41%) C++
19 17 (0.69%) Haskell
19 17 (0.69%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 422 (17.01%) Security Cleared
2 338 (13.62%) SC Cleared
3 83 (3.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 68 (2.74%) Degree
5 63 (2.54%) DV Cleared
6 41 (1.65%) CTC Cleared
7 29 (1.17%) AWS Certification
8 17 (0.69%) BC Cleared
9 12 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
11 8 (0.32%) DBS Check
12 7 (0.28%) CLAS
12 7 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (0.24%) MCSE
14 5 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
14 5 (0.20%) VCDX
15 4 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
16 3 (0.12%) CCNA
16 3 (0.12%) CCNP
17 2 (0.081%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (2.18%) QA
2 29 (1.17%) Disclosure Scotland
3 26 (1.05%) PCI DSS
4 17 (0.69%) MiFID
5 16 (0.64%) Dodd-Frank
5 16 (0.64%) EMIR
6 13 (0.52%) Data Quality
7 9 (0.36%) WAI
8 7 (0.28%) SLA
9 3 (0.12%) GCP
10 2 (0.081%) FATCA
10 2 (0.081%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.040%) COBIT
11 1 (0.040%) SDET
11 1 (0.040%) WCAG
System Software
1 115 (4.64%) vCloud
2 107 (4.31%) Virtual Machines
3 104 (4.19%) Squid
4 99 (3.99%) VMware Infrastructure
5 87 (3.51%) Postfix
6 47 (1.89%) etcd
7 40 (1.61%) Active Directory
8 35 (1.41%) flannel
9 29 (1.17%) Xen
10 23 (0.93%) VirtualBox
11 22 (0.89%) LXC
12 21 (0.85%) Hyper-V
13 19 (0.77%) vSphere
14 14 (0.56%) KVM
15 13 (0.52%) Corosync
15 13 (0.52%) HDFS
16 8 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 5 (0.20%) NFS
18 4 (0.16%) Gluster
18 4 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 899 (36.24%) Ansible
2 895 (36.07%) Puppet
3 550 (22.17%) Kubernetes
4 471 (18.98%) Opscode Chef
5 378 (15.24%) Terraform
6 190 (7.66%) logstash
7 178 (7.17%) Kibana
8 177 (7.13%) Rancher
9 149 (6.01%) ZABBIX
10 122 (4.92%) Mesos
11 101 (4.07%) Consul
12 98 (3.95%) Packer
13 55 (2.22%) Marathon
14 53 (2.14%) Nagios
14 53 (2.14%) Salt
15 52 (2.10%) HAProxy
16 39 (1.57%) rkt
17 33 (1.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
17 33 (1.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
18 29 (1.17%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 304 (12.25%) VMware
2 214 (8.63%) Oracle
3 178 (7.17%) Red Hat
4 169 (6.81%) Atlassian
5 119 (4.80%) Splunk
6 97 (3.91%) Sonatype
7 92 (3.71%) Microsoft
8 71 (2.86%) AppDynamics
9 70 (2.82%) Google
10 62 (2.50%) SaltStack
11 34 (1.37%) IBM
11 34 (1.37%) Zend
12 28 (1.13%) Apigee
12 28 (1.13%) New Relic
13 24 (0.97%) Perforce
14 22 (0.89%) Hortonworks
15 19 (0.77%) CA
16 18 (0.73%) Rackspace
16 18 (0.73%) SAP
17 15 (0.60%) Vyatta
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
South West London
Heat Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Excellent
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Premier IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: From £575 to £650 per day Contract runs to 31st December 2017
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £700 - £800 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Sogeti
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market rate
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £550 to £600 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day Contract to the end of 2017
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £700 - £800 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
IntaPeople
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £575.00 - £625 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £600 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago