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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Docker
UK
Rank 79 227 509
Rank change year-on-year
+148 +282
Contract jobs citing Docker 1255 552 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.77% 1.06% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 24.24% 10.30% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 900 415 94
Median daily rate £500 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £417 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £475 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.15% +35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £46.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.75 - -

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
5178 5358 5287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.41% 10.30% 10.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3270 3192 2906
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £190 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 377 478 592
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £43.00 £32.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.93 £16.00 £16.46
% change year-on-year
-0.43% -2.76%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +137 1219 £500 - 318
London +75 781 £520 +4.00% 189
South East +99 137 £475 -5.00% 47
City of London +44 90 £513 +2.50% 34
Yorkshire +34 72 £470 +4.44% 18
South West +60 55 £423 -15.50% 10
West Yorkshire +42 52 £418 -7.22% 14
North West +66 51 £475 -13.63% 21
West Midlands +40 45 £460 - 11
Leeds +35 41 £410 -8.88% 13
East of England +35 40 £532 +1.38% 15
Croydon +25 35 £500 +5.26%
Manchester +39 34 £463 -15.90% 18
Surrey +28 29 £535 -0.46% 5
Berkshire +36 28 £475 +13.09% 10
East Midlands +29 28 £400 - 6
Nottinghamshire +27 22 £400 - 3
Oxfordshire +6 22 £475 -5.00% 3
West Sussex - 19 £512 - 1
Nottingham +21 18 £400 - 3
South Yorkshire +7 18 £498 +4.73% 3
Sheffield +3 18 £498 +4.73% 3
Wiltshire +16 17 £413 -13.15%
Scotland +26 16 £356 +34.43% 3
Hertfordshire +18 16 £575 +91.66% 2
Hampshire +20 15 £363 - 20
Oxford +3 15 £475 -5.00% 3
Buckinghamshire - 15 £350 - 6
Devon - 14 £458 - 1
Swindon +15 13 £375 -21.05%

Docker
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 1470 (58.59%) DevOps
2 1256 (50.06%) Agile Software Development
3 1167 (46.51%) Linux
4 1033 (41.17%) Java
5 1014 (40.41%) Amazon AWS
6 945 (37.66%) Jenkins
7 872 (34.75%) Ansible
8 861 (34.32%) Puppet
9 785 (31.29%) Python
10 763 (30.41%) Git (software)
11 648 (25.83%) Continuous Integration
12 538 (21.44%) Kubernetes
13 509 (20.29%) JavaScript
14 501 (19.97%) Microservices
15 472 (18.81%) Ruby
16 471 (18.77%) TDD
16 471 (18.77%) Scrum
17 460 (18.33%) Opscode Chef
18 439 (17.50%) Configuration Management
19 393 (15.66%) PostgreSQL
20 390 (15.54%) Bash Shell
21 383 (15.27%) Security Cleared
22 365 (14.55%) Terraform
23 328 (13.07%) REST
23 328 (13.07%) JIRA
24 326 (12.99%) HTML
25 324 (12.91%) Continuous Delivery
26 320 (12.75%) Open Source
27 313 (12.48%) Node.js
28 311 (12.40%) SC Cleared

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
1 242 (9.65%) Apache
2 236 (9.41%) Confluence
3 234 (9.33%) Elasticsearch
4 156 (6.22%) Tomcat
5 140 (5.58%) OpenStack
6 131 (5.22%) nginx
7 103 (4.11%) Apache Spark
8 60 (2.39%) WebLogic
9 47 (1.87%) JBoss
10 41 (1.63%) WebSphere
11 33 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 30 (1.20%) Cloud Foundry
13 27 (1.08%) Jetty
14 21 (0.84%) WildFly
15 19 (0.76%) IIS
16 18 (0.72%) Mule ESB
17 13 (0.52%) Apache Qpid
18 11 (0.44%) Apache Pig
18 11 (0.44%) CMS
18 11 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 45 (1.79%) HipChat
2 20 (0.80%) MS Excel
3 6 (0.24%) MS Office
4 1 (0.040%) InVision
Business Applications
1 20 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
4 5 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.080%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 1 (0.040%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.040%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.040%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1014 (40.41%) Amazon AWS
2 292 (11.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 183 (7.29%) GitHub
4 169 (6.74%) Amazon EC2
5 123 (4.90%) PaaS
6 116 (4.62%) AWS CloudFormation
7 88 (3.51%) Amazon S3
8 87 (3.47%) IaaS
9 70 (2.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 56 (2.23%) Heroku
11 53 (2.11%) OpenShift
12 51 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
13 48 (1.91%) Google Cloud Platform
14 45 (1.79%) AWS Lambda
15 43 (1.71%) Route 53
16 36 (1.43%) Amazon ELB
17 33 (1.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 30 (1.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 28 (1.12%) Amazon EMR
20 25 (1.00%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 177 (7.05%) HTTP
2 117 (4.66%) Firewall
3 113 (4.50%) DNS
4 110 (4.38%) VPN
5 98 (3.91%) TCP/IP
6 74 (2.95%) SSL
7 54 (2.15%) OpenLDAP
8 53 (2.11%) Internet
9 48 (1.91%) OpenVPN
10 47 (1.87%) SSH
11 43 (1.71%) LDAP
12 35 (1.39%) Reverse Proxy
13 22 (0.88%) AMQP
14 20 (0.80%) SNMP
15 19 (0.76%) Wireshark
16 14 (0.56%) IPsec
16 14 (0.56%) LAN
16 14 (0.56%) WAN
17 13 (0.52%) VoIP
18 12 (0.48%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 393 (15.66%) PostgreSQL
2 240 (9.57%) MongoDB
3 220 (8.77%) NoSQL
4 215 (8.57%) Hadoop
5 179 (7.13%) MySQL
6 168 (6.70%) Big Data
7 125 (4.98%) Apache Cassandra
8 115 (4.58%) Relational Database
9 105 (4.18%) SQL Server
10 98 (3.91%) Amazon RDS
11 86 (3.43%) Redis
12 64 (2.55%) Oracle Database
13 48 (1.91%) HBase
14 37 (1.47%) Apache Hive
15 36 (1.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 36 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
16 24 (0.96%) Neo4j
17 21 (0.84%) DB2
18 17 (0.68%) Hazelcast
18 17 (0.68%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 945 (37.66%) Jenkins
2 763 (30.41%) Git (software)
3 328 (13.07%) JIRA
4 275 (10.96%) Maven
5 210 (8.37%) Vagrant
6 162 (6.46%) Cucumber
6 162 (6.46%) JUnit
7 139 (5.54%) Bitbucket
8 138 (5.50%) Selenium
9 131 (5.22%) Gradle
10 117 (4.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 113 (4.50%) Sonatype Nexus
12 96 (3.83%) Subversion
13 85 (3.39%) Ant
14 81 (3.23%) Mockito
15 80 (3.19%) TeamCity
16 77 (3.07%) SonarQube
17 73 (2.91%) IntelliJ
18 69 (2.75%) Hudson
19 58 (2.31%) gulp
General
1 206 (8.21%) Finance
2 123 (4.90%) Banking
3 79 (3.15%) Retail
4 46 (1.83%) Games
5 36 (1.43%) Investment Banking
6 33 (1.32%) Marketing
7 31 (1.24%) Telecoms
8 27 (1.08%) Publishing
9 22 (0.88%) Back Office
10 20 (0.80%) Electronics
10 20 (0.80%) Manufacturing
11 17 (0.68%) Financial Institution
12 14 (0.56%) Front Office
13 11 (0.44%) Law
14 10 (0.40%) Retail Banking
15 9 (0.36%) Advertising
16 6 (0.24%) Legal
17 4 (0.16%) Aerospace
18 3 (0.12%) Billing
18 3 (0.12%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 912 (36.35%) Developer
2 799 (31.85%) DevOps Engineer
3 394 (15.70%) Java Developer
4 277 (11.04%) AWS DevOps
5 218 (8.69%) AWS Engineer
6 189 (7.53%) Architect
7 156 (6.22%) Senior Developer
8 148 (5.90%) Consultant
9 146 (5.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 124 (4.94%) Linux Engineer
11 117 (4.66%) Senior DevOps
12 108 (4.30%) DevOps Consultant
13 106 (4.22%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 94 (3.75%) Scala Developer
15 92 (3.67%) JavaScript Developer
16 90 (3.59%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 67 (2.67%) Agile Developer
17 67 (2.67%) Senior Java Developer
18 62 (2.47%) Full Stack Developer
19 61 (2.43%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 328 (13.07%) REST
2 326 (12.99%) HTML
3 313 (12.48%) Node.js
4 293 (11.68%) Spring
5 284 (11.32%) AngularJS
6 279 (11.12%) Web Services
7 277 (11.04%) CSS
8 201 (8.01%) Elastic Stack
9 192 (7.65%) JSON
10 180 (7.17%) RESTful
11 173 (6.90%) HTML5
12 154 (6.14%) Kafka
12 154 (6.14%) XML
13 136 (5.42%) RabbitMQ
14 121 (4.82%) React
15 118 (4.70%) .NET
16 117 (4.66%) Spring Boot
17 103 (4.11%) CSS3
18 93 (3.71%) Play Framework
19 90 (3.59%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 80 (3.19%) Public Cloud
2 56 (2.23%) Data Centre
3 48 (1.91%) Computer Science
4 46 (1.83%) Linux Command Line
5 35 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
6 34 (1.36%) User Experience
7 32 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
8 30 (1.20%) Private Cloud
9 28 (1.12%) iPad
10 26 (1.04%) PKI
11 24 (0.96%) Fintech
12 22 (0.88%) Algorithms
13 19 (0.76%) Mobile App
14 16 (0.64%) Social Media
15 15 (0.60%) NHS
16 12 (0.48%) Hybrid Cloud
16 12 (0.48%) Replication
17 11 (0.44%) Online Games
18 10 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 10 (0.40%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1167 (46.51%) Linux
2 229 (9.13%) CentOS
3 225 (8.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 217 (8.65%) Unix
4 217 (8.65%) Windows
5 134 (5.34%) Ubuntu
6 100 (3.99%) CoreOS
7 62 (2.47%) Windows Server
8 39 (1.55%) Android
9 35 (1.39%) RancherOS
10 33 (1.32%) Apple iOS
11 30 (1.20%) AIX
12 23 (0.92%) Mac OS X
13 19 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
14 16 (0.64%) Debian
15 14 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
16 13 (0.52%) VyOS
17 11 (0.44%) SUSE
18 9 (0.36%) Amazon Linux
19 7 (0.28%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1470 (58.59%) DevOps
2 1256 (50.06%) Agile Software Development
3 648 (25.83%) Continuous Integration
4 501 (19.97%) Microservices
5 471 (18.77%) Scrum
5 471 (18.77%) TDD
6 439 (17.50%) Configuration Management
7 324 (12.91%) Continuous Delivery
8 320 (12.75%) Open Source
9 288 (11.48%) BDD
10 218 (8.69%) Software Engineering
11 192 (7.65%) Kanban
12 150 (5.98%) E-Commerce
13 143 (5.70%) Migration
13 143 (5.70%) OO
14 124 (4.94%) Mentoring
15 107 (4.26%) Load Balancing
16 106 (4.22%) High Availability
17 102 (4.07%) Continuous Deployment
18 95 (3.79%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1033 (41.17%) Java
2 785 (31.29%) Python
3 509 (20.29%) JavaScript
4 472 (18.81%) Ruby
5 390 (15.54%) Bash Shell
6 251 (10.00%) Scala
7 240 (9.57%) SQL
8 192 (7.65%) Perl
9 186 (7.41%) Go
10 151 (6.02%) PHP
11 109 (4.34%) Shell Script
12 96 (3.83%) PowerShell
13 93 (3.71%) C
14 86 (3.43%) C#
15 52 (2.07%) Groovy
16 42 (1.67%) C++
17 38 (1.51%) ES6
18 35 (1.39%) Clojure
19 19 (0.76%) Haskell
20 17 (0.68%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 383 (15.27%) Security Cleared
2 311 (12.40%) SC Cleared
3 70 (2.79%) Degree
4 57 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
5 55 (2.19%) DV Cleared
6 24 (0.96%) AWS Certification
6 24 (0.96%) CTC Cleared
7 13 (0.52%) BC Cleared
7 13 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
9 6 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (0.24%) MCSE
9 6 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.20%) DBS Check
10 5 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.20%) VCDX
11 4 (0.16%) CLAS
12 3 (0.12%) CCNA
12 3 (0.12%) CCNP
13 2 (0.080%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (2.31%) QA
2 26 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
3 25 (1.00%) PCI DSS
4 19 (0.76%) MiFID
5 18 (0.72%) Dodd-Frank
5 18 (0.72%) EMIR
6 9 (0.36%) Data Quality
7 8 (0.32%) SLA
8 4 (0.16%) WCAG
9 3 (0.12%) GCP
10 2 (0.080%) FATCA
10 2 (0.080%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.040%) COBIT
System Software
1 92 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 88 (3.51%) Virtual Machines
3 68 (2.71%) vCloud
4 57 (2.27%) Squid
5 47 (1.87%) Postfix
6 45 (1.79%) Active Directory
7 33 (1.32%) etcd
8 27 (1.08%) LXC
9 24 (0.96%) vSphere
10 23 (0.92%) flannel
11 19 (0.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 19 (0.76%) Xen
12 18 (0.72%) Hyper-V
13 17 (0.68%) HDFS
13 17 (0.68%) VirtualBox
14 9 (0.36%) Corosync
14 9 (0.36%) Gluster
14 9 (0.36%) KVM
15 5 (0.20%) NFS
16 4 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 872 (34.75%) Ansible
2 861 (34.32%) Puppet
3 538 (21.44%) Kubernetes
4 460 (18.33%) Opscode Chef
5 365 (14.55%) Terraform
6 144 (5.74%) logstash
7 142 (5.66%) Kibana
8 129 (5.14%) Mesos
9 119 (4.74%) Rancher
10 101 (4.03%) ZABBIX
11 97 (3.87%) Consul
12 95 (3.79%) Docker Swarm
13 73 (2.91%) Packer
14 64 (2.55%) Nagios
15 52 (2.07%) Salt
16 46 (1.83%) HAProxy
17 44 (1.75%) Marathon
18 39 (1.55%) rkt
19 31 (1.24%) yum
20 30 (1.20%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 256 (10.20%) VMware
2 226 (9.01%) Oracle
3 169 (6.74%) Red Hat
4 139 (5.54%) Atlassian
5 122 (4.86%) Splunk
6 94 (3.75%) Microsoft
7 88 (3.51%) Google
8 77 (3.07%) AppDynamics
9 69 (2.75%) SaltStack
10 53 (2.11%) Sonatype
11 41 (1.63%) IBM
12 34 (1.36%) New Relic
13 32 (1.28%) Apigee
14 25 (1.00%) CA
15 23 (0.92%) Hortonworks
15 23 (0.92%) Rackspace
15 23 (0.92%) SAP
16 20 (0.80%) ATG
17 18 (0.72%) Perforce
18 16 (0.64%) PagerDuty
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
UK
Bentley Whitaker
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Montash
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Tiro Partners
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Candour Solutions
Rate: Market Rates +
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Icore Tech
Rate: £400 - £401 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 17 hours ago
North London
Computer People
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Logic Engagements Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £496.15 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
X4 Group
Rate: £500 - 550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £535 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £450 - 550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £58.76 - £67.15 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: market rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £170 - £190 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £220 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago