Period
to 10 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 10 August 2020 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
London > Central London
6 months to
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 17 17 23
Rank change year-on-year 0 +6 +40
Contract jobs citing Docker 210 756 703
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 7.94% 9.00% 7.65%
As % of the System Software category 50.48% 49.28% 46.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 650 596
Median daily rate £550 £550 £550
10th Percentile £424 £463 £423
90th Percentile £656 £676 £706
London median daily rate £550 £550 £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £46.85 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.29% +33.85% -
London median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -17.65% - -16.67%

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 Central London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 416 1,534 1,510
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 15.73% 18.25% 16.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 1,204 1,187
Median daily rate £500 £525 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +3.96% +8.02%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £196
90th Percentile £638 £670 £666
London median daily rate £500 £514 £500
% change year-on-year -2.68% +2.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 25 47
Median hourly rate £15.25 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.38% +5.00% +6.13%
10th Percentile £12.42 £13.26 £13.31
90th Percentile £35.65 £45.16 £25.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +66.67% +5.00% -

Docker
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Docker as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Docker in Central London

Docker
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Docker in Central London.

Daily rate trend for Docker in Central London

Docker
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Docker in Central London over the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Docker in Central London

Docker
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Docker in Central London.

Hourly rate trend for Docker in Central London

Docker
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Docker within the Central London region over the 6 months to 10 August 2020. 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
City of London -2 170 £550 -2.65% 99
West End of London +5 7 £600 -4.00%
City of Westminster -5 3 £600 +4.35%
Docker
London

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, 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 Central London region with a requirement for Docker.

1 149 (70.95%) Kubernetes
2 124 (59.05%) DevOps
3 99 (47.14%) AWS
4 80 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
5 76 (36.19%) Azure
6 71 (33.81%) Java
7 69 (32.86%) Microservices
8 65 (30.95%) Python
9 64 (30.48%) Terraform
10 63 (30.00%) Linux
11 60 (28.57%) Jenkins
12 55 (26.19%) Ansible
13 50 (23.81%) Git (software)
13 50 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
14 46 (21.90%) GCP
15 44 (20.95%) Finance
16 42 (20.00%) TDD
17 37 (17.62%) JavaScript
18 36 (17.14%) SQL
19 32 (15.24%) React
20 31 (14.76%) NoSQL
21 30 (14.29%) Puppet
21 30 (14.29%) Test Automation
22 29 (13.81%) Infrastructure as Code
23 28 (13.33%) Software Engineering
23 28 (13.33%) Node.js
24 26 (12.38%) Microsoft
25 25 (11.90%) HTML
25 25 (11.90%) Bash Shell
26 24 (11.43%) CSS

Docker
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 16 (7.62%) Confluence
2 10 (4.76%) Apache Spark
3 6 (2.86%) Apache
3 6 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.90%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.43%) nginx
6 2 (0.95%) CMS
6 2 (0.95%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.48%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.48%) IIS
7 1 (0.48%) JBoss
7 1 (0.48%) Liferay
7 1 (0.48%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.48%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.95%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.48%) Magento
2 1 (0.48%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 99 (47.14%) AWS
2 76 (36.19%) Azure
3 46 (21.90%) GCP
4 18 (8.57%) GitHub
5 16 (7.62%) Amazon EC2
6 15 (7.14%) Serverless
7 12 (5.71%) Amazon S3
8 11 (5.24%) Amazon EKS
9 10 (4.76%) Amazon ECS
9 10 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
9 10 (4.76%) AWS Lambda
9 10 (4.76%) OpenShift
10 8 (3.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 7 (3.33%) SaaS
12 6 (2.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 6 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (2.86%) IaaS
12 6 (2.86%) PaaS
13 5 (2.38%) npm
14 4 (1.90%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.81%) HTTPS
1 8 (3.81%) SSL
2 6 (2.86%) DNS
3 5 (2.38%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.90%) Firewall
4 4 (1.90%) Kerberos
4 4 (1.90%) VPN
5 3 (1.43%) DHCP
5 3 (1.43%) HTTP
6 2 (0.95%) WAN
7 1 (0.48%) Internet
7 1 (0.48%) Intranet
7 1 (0.48%) LAN
7 1 (0.48%) SAN
7 1 (0.48%) SMTP
7 1 (0.48%) SNMP
7 1 (0.48%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (14.76%) NoSQL
2 16 (7.62%) SQL Server
3 13 (6.19%) Big Data
4 12 (5.71%) MongoDB
5 11 (5.24%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (4.29%) MySQL
7 6 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (2.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (2.38%) Cosmos DB
8 5 (2.38%) Hadoop
8 5 (2.38%) Redis
9 4 (1.90%) MariaDB
10 3 (1.43%) Amazon Athena
10 3 (1.43%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.95%) Amazon Aurora
11 2 (0.95%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (0.95%) Blockchain
11 2 (0.95%) Data Lake
11 2 (0.95%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 60 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 50 (23.81%) Git (software)
3 21 (10.00%) JIRA
4 9 (4.29%) JUnit
4 9 (4.29%) TeamCity
5 8 (3.81%) Bitbucket
5 8 (3.81%) Mockito
5 8 (3.81%) Sonatype Nexus
6 7 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (3.33%) Maven
7 6 (2.86%) Cucumber
7 6 (2.86%) webpack
8 5 (2.38%) GitLab
8 5 (2.38%) Selenium
8 5 (2.38%) Visual Studio
8 5 (2.38%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (1.90%) CircleCI
9 4 (1.90%) SonarQube
9 4 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (1.90%) Travis CI
General
1 44 (20.95%) Finance
2 18 (8.57%) Banking
3 14 (6.67%) Public Sector
4 11 (5.24%) Retail
5 9 (4.29%) Front Office
6 5 (2.38%) Games
6 5 (2.38%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.43%) Advertising
8 2 (0.95%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.48%) Back Office
9 1 (0.48%) International Banking
9 1 (0.48%) Law
9 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 84 (40.00%) Developer
2 69 (32.86%) DevOps Engineer
3 30 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 16 (7.62%) AWS Engineer
5 13 (6.19%) AWS DevOps
6 12 (5.71%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 12 (5.71%) Full Stack Developer
6 12 (5.71%) React Developer
7 11 (5.24%) Cloud Engineer
8 10 (4.76%) Azure Engineer
8 10 (4.76%) Data Engineer
8 10 (4.76%) Senior Developer
9 7 (3.33%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 7 (3.33%) Backend Developer
10 6 (2.86%) Architect
10 6 (2.86%) Azure DevOps
10 6 (2.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 6 (2.86%) Node.js Developer
11 5 (2.38%) Front Office Developer
11 5 (2.38%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (15.24%) React
2 28 (13.33%) Node.js
3 25 (11.90%) HTML
4 24 (11.43%) CSS
4 24 (11.43%) RESTful
5 21 (10.00%) Kafka
6 20 (9.52%) .NET
6 20 (9.52%) Spring
6 20 (9.52%) Web Services
7 18 (8.57%) AngularJS
8 15 (7.14%) HTML5
9 13 (6.19%) Spring Boot
10 11 (5.24%) Redux
11 9 (4.29%) .NET Core
11 9 (4.29%) REST
12 8 (3.81%) Guice
12 8 (3.81%) JAAS
12 8 (3.81%) Spring Security
13 7 (3.33%) GraphQL
13 7 (3.33%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.10%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (5.71%) Cloud Native
3 8 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.33%) Fixed Income
4 7 (3.33%) User Experience
5 6 (2.86%) Algorithms
5 6 (2.86%) Data Structures
5 6 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (1.90%) Augmented Reality
6 4 (1.90%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (1.90%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.43%) Market Risk
7 3 (1.43%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.43%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.95%) Clustering
8 2 (0.95%) iPad
8 2 (0.95%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.95%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.48%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 63 (30.00%) Linux
2 18 (8.57%) Unix
3 11 (5.24%) Windows
4 8 (3.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.90%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.43%) Debian
7 2 (0.95%) Android
7 2 (0.95%) CentOS
7 2 (0.95%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (0.48%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.48%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.48%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (59.05%) DevOps
2 80 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (32.86%) Microservices
4 50 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
5 42 (20.00%) TDD
6 30 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 29 (13.81%) Infrastructure as Code
8 28 (13.33%) Software Engineering
9 22 (10.48%) Configuration Management
9 22 (10.48%) Scrum
10 20 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
11 19 (9.05%) Open Source
12 18 (8.57%) BDD
13 15 (7.14%) SDLC
14 12 (5.71%) Fintech
14 12 (5.71%) Migration
15 11 (5.24%) Computer Science
15 11 (5.24%) Problem-Solving
16 10 (4.76%) Dependency Injection
17 9 (4.29%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 71 (33.81%) Java
2 65 (30.95%) Python
3 37 (17.62%) JavaScript
4 36 (17.14%) SQL
5 25 (11.90%) Bash Shell
6 18 (8.57%) Java 8
7 17 (8.10%) C#
8 16 (7.62%) PowerShell
9 15 (7.14%) TypeScript
10 14 (6.67%) Ruby
11 11 (5.24%) Scala
12 9 (4.29%) Go
12 9 (4.29%) PHP
13 7 (3.33%) Perl
13 7 (3.33%) Shell Script
14 6 (2.86%) ES6
14 6 (2.86%) Kotlin
15 5 (2.38%) C
15 5 (2.38%) Groovy
16 4 (1.90%) R
Qualifications
1 22 (10.48%) Security Cleared
2 15 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.95%) AWS Certification
3 2 (0.95%) Degree
3 2 (0.95%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.48%) ISEB
4 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.86%) QA
2 2 (0.95%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.38%) Active Directory
1 5 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.43%) HDFS
3 2 (0.95%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.95%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.95%) zsh
4 1 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 149 (70.95%) Kubernetes
2 64 (30.48%) Terraform
3 55 (26.19%) Ansible
4 30 (14.29%) Puppet
5 21 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (5.24%) Istio
6 11 (5.24%) Packer
7 10 (4.76%) Prometheus
8 7 (3.33%) Grafana
9 6 (2.86%) Salt
10 5 (2.38%) Kibana
11 3 (1.43%) Docker Swarm
11 3 (1.43%) Zipkin
12 2 (0.95%) linkerd
12 2 (0.95%) logstash
12 2 (0.95%) Mesos
12 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Clustering
13 1 (0.48%) Consul
13 1 (0.48%) Marathon
13 1 (0.48%) Nagios
Vendors
1 26 (12.38%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.24%) Google
3 9 (4.29%) Red Hat
4 8 (3.81%) SaltStack
5 7 (3.33%) Splunk
6 6 (2.86%) Oracle
7 5 (2.38%) Atlassian
7 5 (2.38%) Databricks
7 5 (2.38%) VMware
8 3 (1.43%) New Relic
8 3 (1.43%) Sybase
9 2 (0.95%) Cadence
9 2 (0.95%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.48%) Confluent
10 1 (0.48%) GoldenSource
10 1 (0.48%) HubSpot
10 1 (0.48%) Remedy
10 1 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.48%) SAP
10 1 (0.48%) TIBCO