Period
to 14 November 2019

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 14 November 2019 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
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 20 60
Rank change year-on-year 0 +40 +31
Contract jobs citing Docker 572 757 341
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 7.65% 8.22% 4.01%
As % of the System Software category 46.62% 46.79% 33.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 610 299
Central London median daily rate £565 £550 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% +2.33% +4.88%
10th Percentile £463 £418 £425
90th Percentile £675 £688 £650
London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +3.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Central London median hourly rate £44.57 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.33% - -
London median hourly rate £43.53 £35.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year +24.38% -18.60% -

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 1,227 1,618 1,027
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 16.41% 17.56% 12.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 982 1,277 810
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £210 £163 £200
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
London median daily rate £500 £510 £475
% change year-on-year -1.96% +7.37% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 41 32
Central London median hourly rate £20.42 £19.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.05% +13.24% -3.27%
10th Percentile £14.33 £14.80 £11.60
90th Percentile £31.50 £25.50 £27.50
London median hourly rate £19.41 £19.25 £20.71
% change year-on-year +0.83% -7.03% +25.48%

Docker
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Docker in Central London

Docker
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Docker in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Docker in Central London

Docker
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Docker in Central London over the 6 months to 14 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Docker in Central London

Docker
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor 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 14 November 2019. 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 +1 442 £575 +4.55% 241
Southwark +16 15 £505 -12.26% 1
City of Westminster +3 10 £575 +4.55%
West End of London -9 9 £625 +11.11%
Camden +6 1 £450 -25.00%
Docker
London

For the 6 months to 14 November 2019, 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.

1 352 (61.54%) Kubernetes
2 270 (47.20%) AWS
3 262 (45.80%) DevOps
4 256 (44.76%) Microservices
5 232 (40.56%) Agile Software Development
6 204 (35.66%) Java
7 193 (33.74%) Python
8 165 (28.85%) Azure
9 142 (24.83%) Terraform
10 136 (23.78%) Linux
11 133 (23.25%) TDD
12 121 (21.15%) Jenkins
13 113 (19.76%) Ansible
14 112 (19.58%) SQL
15 108 (18.88%) JavaScript
15 108 (18.88%) Finance
16 103 (18.01%) Kafka
17 102 (17.83%) Git (software)
18 93 (16.26%) GCP
19 88 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
20 79 (13.81%) Greenfield Project
21 78 (13.64%) AngularJS
21 78 (13.64%) Node.js
22 73 (12.76%) Software Engineering
22 73 (12.76%) .NET
23 71 (12.41%) Spring
24 68 (11.89%) Serverless
25 67 (11.71%) Elasticsearch
26 65 (11.36%) NoSQL
27 64 (11.19%) BDD

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 67 (11.71%) Elasticsearch
2 41 (7.17%) Apache Spark
3 27 (4.72%) Confluence
4 13 (2.27%) Apache
5 8 (1.40%) ArcGIS
5 8 (1.40%) GeoServer
6 6 (1.05%) Apache Airflow
6 6 (1.05%) IIS
7 5 (0.87%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (0.87%) nginx
8 4 (0.70%) Apache Solr
8 4 (0.70%) Jupyter
9 3 (0.52%) CMS
9 3 (0.52%) Drupal
9 3 (0.52%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.35%) SAS
10 2 (0.35%) SugarCRM
10 2 (0.35%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.17%) JBoss
11 1 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.70%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 270 (47.20%) AWS
2 165 (28.85%) Azure
3 93 (16.26%) GCP
4 68 (11.89%) Serverless
5 47 (8.22%) AWS Lambda
6 34 (5.94%) Amazon EC2
7 30 (5.24%) Amazon S3
7 30 (5.24%) GitHub
8 21 (3.67%) Amazon ECS
9 20 (3.50%) AWS CloudFormation
10 19 (3.32%) PaaS
11 18 (3.15%) OpenShift
12 17 (2.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 16 (2.80%) Amazon SQS
13 16 (2.80%) Route 53
14 13 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
15 12 (2.10%) IaaS
16 11 (1.92%) AWS CodePipeline
17 10 (1.75%) Amazon Kinesis
18 9 (1.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.85%) HTTP
2 13 (2.27%) DNS
2 13 (2.27%) FTP
3 12 (2.10%) SSL
3 12 (2.10%) TCP/IP
4 9 (1.57%) Firewall
5 6 (1.05%) VPN
6 5 (0.87%) Network Security
7 4 (0.70%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (0.70%) SAN
7 4 (0.70%) WAN
8 3 (0.52%) Internet
9 2 (0.35%) DHCP
9 2 (0.35%) DSL
9 2 (0.35%) IPsec
10 1 (0.17%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.17%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.17%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.17%) NAS
10 1 (0.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
2 65 (11.36%) NoSQL
3 55 (9.62%) MySQL
4 44 (7.69%) MongoDB
5 40 (6.99%) Redis
6 38 (6.64%) Hadoop
7 36 (6.29%) Big Data
8 29 (5.07%) Relational Database
9 22 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
9 22 (3.85%) Cosmos DB
10 20 (3.50%) Apache Cassandra
11 19 (3.32%) Apache Hive
12 17 (2.97%) Data Lake
12 17 (2.97%) SQL Server
13 15 (2.62%) BigQuery
14 13 (2.27%) Azure SQL Database
14 13 (2.27%) Couchbase
15 12 (2.10%) Blockchain
16 11 (1.92%) Amazon Redshift
17 10 (1.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 121 (21.15%) Jenkins
2 102 (17.83%) Git (software)
3 38 (6.64%) JIRA
4 25 (4.37%) Maven
5 24 (4.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 20 (3.50%) Gradle
7 18 (3.15%) TeamCity
8 16 (2.80%) CircleCI
8 16 (2.80%) GitLab
9 15 (2.62%) JUnit
10 14 (2.45%) Gatling
10 14 (2.45%) Mockito
11 13 (2.27%) Bitbucket
11 13 (2.27%) Cucumber
11 13 (2.27%) Selenium
12 11 (1.92%) Travis CI
13 10 (1.75%) Geb
13 10 (1.75%) gulp
13 10 (1.75%) Spock
13 10 (1.75%) webpack
General
1 108 (18.88%) Finance
2 39 (6.82%) Banking
3 19 (3.32%) Public Sector
4 13 (2.27%) Front Office
5 9 (1.57%) Investment Banking
5 9 (1.57%) Retail
6 7 (1.22%) Games
7 6 (1.05%) Marketing
8 4 (0.70%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.70%) Law
8 4 (0.70%) Legal
9 2 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.17%) Automotive
10 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 257 (44.93%) Developer
2 149 (26.05%) DevOps Engineer
3 80 (13.99%) Java Developer
4 55 (9.62%) Python Developer
5 54 (9.44%) AWS Engineer
6 53 (9.27%) AWS DevOps
7 44 (7.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 40 (6.99%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 37 (6.47%) Senior Developer
10 30 (5.24%) Azure DevOps
10 30 (5.24%) React Developer
11 29 (5.07%) Azure Engineer
11 29 (5.07%) Python Engineer
12 26 (4.55%) Data Engineer
13 25 (4.37%) Azure DevOps Engineer
13 25 (4.37%) Senior DevOps
14 22 (3.85%) Java Engineer
14 22 (3.85%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 21 (3.67%) C# Developer
16 20 (3.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (18.01%) Kafka
2 78 (13.64%) AngularJS
2 78 (13.64%) Node.js
3 73 (12.76%) .NET
4 71 (12.41%) Spring
5 58 (10.14%) REST
6 57 (9.97%) Web Services
7 51 (8.92%) .NET Core
8 49 (8.57%) React
8 49 (8.57%) Spring Boot
9 37 (6.47%) HTML
10 36 (6.29%) CSS
10 36 (6.29%) RESTful
11 31 (5.42%) Redux
12 27 (4.72%) Django
12 27 (4.72%) Flask
13 25 (4.37%) GraphQL
14 24 (4.20%) JSON
15 19 (3.32%) HTML5
15 19 (3.32%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 79 (13.81%) Greenfield Project
2 23 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (3.67%) Algorithms
4 16 (2.80%) Virtual Team
5 14 (2.45%) Data Structures
6 12 (2.10%) User Experience
7 11 (1.92%) Cloud Native
8 8 (1.40%) Data Centre
8 8 (1.40%) Public Cloud
9 7 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
9 7 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
10 6 (1.05%) PKI
11 5 (0.87%) Renewable Energy
12 4 (0.70%) Fixed Income
13 3 (0.52%) BYOD
13 3 (0.52%) Derivative
13 3 (0.52%) Hedge funds
14 2 (0.35%) Analytical Mindset
14 2 (0.35%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 136 (23.78%) Linux
2 37 (6.47%) Unix
3 13 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (1.75%) Windows
5 6 (1.05%) CentOS
5 6 (1.05%) Mac OS
5 6 (1.05%) Ubuntu
6 5 (0.87%) Debian
7 3 (0.52%) Android
7 3 (0.52%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.35%) Solaris
9 1 (0.17%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.17%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (45.80%) DevOps
2 256 (44.76%) Microservices
3 232 (40.56%) Agile Software Development
4 133 (23.25%) TDD
5 73 (12.76%) Software Engineering
6 64 (11.19%) BDD
7 57 (9.97%) Fintech
8 53 (9.27%) Continuous Integration
9 49 (8.57%) Infrastructure as Code
10 47 (8.22%) Configuration Management
11 46 (8.04%) Open Source
12 43 (7.52%) Scrum
13 38 (6.64%) OO
13 38 (6.64%) Test Automation
14 36 (6.29%) Migration
14 36 (6.29%) Pair Programming
15 35 (6.12%) Continuous Delivery
15 35 (6.12%) Unit Testing
16 34 (5.94%) Analytics
17 32 (5.59%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 204 (35.66%) Java
2 193 (33.74%) Python
3 112 (19.58%) SQL
4 108 (18.88%) JavaScript
5 62 (10.84%) C#
6 52 (9.09%) Scala
7 48 (8.39%) Go
7 48 (8.39%) Java 8
8 36 (6.29%) TypeScript
9 34 (5.94%) Ruby
10 27 (4.72%) Bash Shell
11 24 (4.20%) ES6
12 14 (2.45%) PHP
13 13 (2.27%) Shell Script
14 8 (1.40%) PowerShell
15 7 (1.22%) Kotlin
15 7 (1.22%) R
16 5 (0.87%) Perl
17 3 (0.52%) Groovy
17 3 (0.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (6.12%) Security Cleared
2 26 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 17 (2.97%) Degree
4 15 (2.62%) AWS Certification
5 9 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (1.57%) DV Cleared
6 8 (1.40%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.52%) CISSP
7 3 (0.52%) ISEB
7 3 (0.52%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.17%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 1 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.17%) IISP
8 1 (0.17%) MCSE
8 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.17%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.17%) RHCE
8 1 (0.17%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.50%) QA
2 8 (1.40%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.35%) GDPR
3 2 (0.35%) NIST
3 2 (0.35%) NIST 800
3 2 (0.35%) WCAG
4 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (0.70%) Active Directory
1 4 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (0.52%) Varnish
3 2 (0.35%) etcd
4 1 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.17%) Cronacle
4 1 (0.17%) vCloud
4 1 (0.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.17%) Veritas File System
4 1 (0.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.17%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 352 (61.54%) Kubernetes
2 142 (24.83%) Terraform
3 113 (19.76%) Ansible
4 58 (10.14%) Puppet
5 39 (6.82%) Opscode Chef
6 22 (3.85%) Docker Swarm
6 22 (3.85%) Prometheus
7 20 (3.50%) Mesos
8 16 (2.80%) Packer
9 15 (2.62%) Grafana
10 14 (2.45%) Marathon
11 10 (1.75%) Kibana
12 7 (1.22%) Consul
12 7 (1.22%) Rancher
13 5 (0.87%) MIIS
14 3 (0.52%) logstash
14 3 (0.52%) Nagios
14 3 (0.52%) Salt
15 2 (0.35%) Host Intrusion Detection System
15 2 (0.35%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 60 (10.49%) Google
2 29 (5.07%) Oracle
3 28 (4.90%) Microsoft
4 18 (3.15%) Splunk
5 14 (2.45%) Atlassian
6 11 (1.92%) New Relic
7 8 (1.40%) ESRI
7 8 (1.40%) Red Hat
7 8 (1.40%) SaltStack
8 5 (0.87%) Cloudera
8 5 (0.87%) VMware
9 4 (0.70%) Databricks
9 4 (0.70%) Tableau
10 3 (0.52%) Dell
10 3 (0.52%) IBM
10 3 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.52%) StreamSets
11 2 (0.35%) Palo Alto
11 2 (0.35%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.35%) Sun