Period
to 8 April 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 8 April 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
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 20 17 33
Rank change year-on-year -3 +16 +32
Contract jobs citing Docker 353 841 546
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 6.82% 9.35% 5.92%
As % of the System Software category 47.70% 49.91% 41.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 657 450
Median daily rate £550 £550 £550
10th Percentile £444 £452 £450
90th Percentile £675 £688 £675
London median daily rate £550 £550 £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £44.50
London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year - -19.54% -

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 740 1,685 1,315
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 14.31% 18.74% 14.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 1,253 1,028
Median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £192 £185 £206
90th Percentile £650 £675 £650
London median daily rate £500 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 24 44
Median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +8.41% -20.69%
10th Percentile £12.42 £12.76 £11.25
90th Percentile £35.00 £24.21 £29.25
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 8 April 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 8 April 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 -6 264 £575 - 178
City of Westminster -7 1 - -
Docker
London

For the 6 months to 8 April 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.

1 236 (66.86%) Kubernetes
2 176 (49.86%) DevOps
3 151 (42.78%) AWS
4 137 (38.81%) Agile Software Development
5 116 (32.86%) Python
5 116 (32.86%) Microservices
6 111 (31.44%) Azure
7 106 (30.03%) Terraform
8 98 (27.76%) Java
9 86 (24.36%) Linux
9 86 (24.36%) Ansible
10 82 (23.23%) Jenkins
11 68 (19.26%) Git (software)
12 67 (18.98%) GCP
13 54 (15.30%) TDD
14 51 (14.45%) JavaScript
14 51 (14.45%) SQL
14 51 (14.45%) Finance
15 49 (13.88%) Continuous Integration
16 48 (13.60%) Spring
16 48 (13.60%) React
17 46 (13.03%) Node.js
17 46 (13.03%) Infrastructure as Code
18 41 (11.61%) Spring Boot
19 39 (11.05%) Elasticsearch
19 39 (11.05%) Scrum
20 37 (10.48%) Kafka
20 37 (10.48%) Greenfield Project
21 36 (10.20%) REST
21 36 (10.20%) Puppet

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 39 (11.05%) Elasticsearch
2 22 (6.23%) Confluence
3 19 (5.38%) Apache Spark
4 10 (2.83%) Apache
5 7 (1.98%) Apache Airflow
5 7 (1.98%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.85%) IIS
6 3 (0.85%) nginx
7 2 (0.57%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.28%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.28%) Camunda
8 1 (0.28%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.28%) CMS
8 1 (0.28%) Drupal
8 1 (0.28%) Hyperledger
8 1 (0.28%) Pachyderm
8 1 (0.28%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (0.57%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.28%) SAP Business ByDesign
1 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 151 (42.78%) AWS
2 111 (31.44%) Azure
3 67 (18.98%) GCP
4 29 (8.22%) Amazon EC2
5 25 (7.08%) GitHub
6 20 (5.67%) OpenShift
6 20 (5.67%) Serverless
7 17 (4.82%) Amazon EKS
7 17 (4.82%) Heroku
8 15 (4.25%) Amazon S3
9 14 (3.97%) AWS CloudFormation
10 13 (3.68%) SaaS
11 12 (3.40%) AWS Lambda
12 9 (2.55%) Amazon ECS
13 8 (2.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 6 (1.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 5 (1.42%) Amazon Kinesis
15 5 (1.42%) PaaS
15 5 (1.42%) Route 53
16 4 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.55%) TCP/IP
2 8 (2.27%) SSL
3 7 (1.98%) HTTP
4 6 (1.70%) DNS
5 5 (1.42%) Firewall
5 5 (1.42%) FTP
6 4 (1.13%) VPN
7 2 (0.57%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.28%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.28%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.28%) DHCP
8 1 (0.28%) LAN
8 1 (0.28%) MPLS
8 1 (0.28%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (0.28%) VLAN
8 1 (0.28%) WAN
8 1 (0.28%) WebEx
8 1 (0.28%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (9.92%) NoSQL
2 30 (8.50%) MySQL
3 17 (4.82%) Big Data
4 14 (3.97%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (3.68%) MongoDB
6 12 (3.40%) Amazon RDS
7 11 (3.12%) SQL Server
8 9 (2.55%) Cosmos DB
8 9 (2.55%) Redis
9 7 (1.98%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (1.98%) BigQuery
9 7 (1.98%) Hadoop
10 6 (1.70%) Relational Database
11 5 (1.42%) Amazon Athena
11 5 (1.42%) Bigtable
11 5 (1.42%) Cloud Spanner
12 4 (1.13%) Amazon Aurora
12 4 (1.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (1.13%) Apache Hive
12 4 (1.13%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 82 (23.23%) Jenkins
2 68 (19.26%) Git (software)
3 29 (8.22%) JIRA
4 23 (6.52%) JUnit
5 20 (5.67%) Maven
6 18 (5.10%) Gradle
7 17 (4.82%) Mockito
8 15 (4.25%) webpack
9 12 (3.40%) Selenium
9 12 (3.40%) TeamCity
10 11 (3.12%) GitLab
11 10 (2.83%) Visual Studio Team System
12 9 (2.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 9 (2.55%) CircleCI
13 8 (2.27%) Bitbucket
13 8 (2.27%) Jasmine
13 8 (2.27%) Protractor
13 8 (2.27%) SonarQube
13 8 (2.27%) Sonatype Nexus
14 6 (1.70%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 51 (14.45%) Finance
2 27 (7.65%) Banking
2 27 (7.65%) Public Sector
3 10 (2.83%) Investment Banking
4 9 (2.55%) Retail
5 7 (1.98%) Front Office
6 6 (1.70%) Games
7 3 (0.85%) Advertising
8 2 (0.57%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.57%) Local Government
9 1 (0.28%) Automotive
9 1 (0.28%) Legal
9 1 (0.28%) Publishing
9 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 150 (42.49%) Developer
2 103 (29.18%) DevOps Engineer
3 50 (14.16%) Java Developer
4 28 (7.93%) Python Developer
5 25 (7.08%) AWS Engineer
6 24 (6.80%) Senior Developer
7 22 (6.23%) AWS DevOps
8 21 (5.95%) Cloud Engineer
9 20 (5.67%) Data Engineer
10 19 (5.38%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 18 (5.10%) Azure Engineer
12 16 (4.53%) Digital Developer
12 16 (4.53%) React Developer
13 14 (3.97%) Node.js Developer
13 14 (3.97%) Python Engineer
14 13 (3.68%) Azure DevOps Engineer
14 13 (3.68%) Kubernetes Engineer
15 11 (3.12%) Backend Developer
15 11 (3.12%) C# Developer
15 11 (3.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (13.60%) React
1 48 (13.60%) Spring
2 46 (13.03%) Node.js
3 41 (11.61%) Spring Boot
4 37 (10.48%) Kafka
5 36 (10.20%) REST
6 34 (9.63%) AngularJS
7 32 (9.07%) Web Services
8 30 (8.50%) CSS
9 27 (7.65%) .NET
10 25 (7.08%) Redux
10 25 (7.08%) RESTful
11 20 (5.67%) Django
11 20 (5.67%) GraphQL
11 20 (5.67%) HTML
11 20 (5.67%) SOAP
12 18 (5.10%) Flask
12 18 (5.10%) Jest
13 14 (3.97%) .NET Core
14 12 (3.40%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 37 (10.48%) Greenfield Project
2 24 (6.80%) User Experience
3 23 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (5.67%) Algorithms
5 16 (4.53%) Data Structures
6 10 (2.83%) Cloud Native
7 9 (2.55%) Mobile App
7 9 (2.55%) Virtual Team
8 7 (1.98%) Public Cloud
9 6 (1.70%) Data Centre
9 6 (1.70%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (1.42%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.13%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.13%) NHS
12 2 (0.57%) Fixed Income
12 2 (0.57%) iPad
12 2 (0.57%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.57%) Replication
12 2 (0.57%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 86 (24.36%) Linux
2 19 (5.38%) Unix
3 10 (2.83%) Windows
4 6 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.13%) CentOS
6 3 (0.85%) Android
6 3 (0.85%) Debian
6 3 (0.85%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.28%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (49.86%) DevOps
2 137 (38.81%) Agile Software Development
3 116 (32.86%) Microservices
4 54 (15.30%) TDD
5 49 (13.88%) Continuous Integration
6 46 (13.03%) Infrastructure as Code
7 39 (11.05%) Scrum
8 35 (9.92%) Test Automation
9 30 (8.50%) Software Engineering
10 29 (8.22%) Open Source
11 28 (7.93%) Fintech
11 28 (7.93%) Pair Programming
12 27 (7.65%) Configuration Management
13 25 (7.08%) BDD
14 21 (5.95%) Computer Science
15 19 (5.38%) Continuous Delivery
15 19 (5.38%) Problem-Solving
16 18 (5.10%) Migration
16 18 (5.10%) OO
16 18 (5.10%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 116 (32.86%) Python
2 98 (27.76%) Java
3 51 (14.45%) JavaScript
3 51 (14.45%) SQL
4 33 (9.35%) TypeScript
5 29 (8.22%) C#
6 27 (7.65%) Java 8
7 25 (7.08%) Bash Shell
8 21 (5.95%) ES6
8 21 (5.95%) Ruby
9 20 (5.67%) PowerShell
10 14 (3.97%) Go
11 13 (3.68%) Scala
12 9 (2.55%) Groovy
12 9 (2.55%) PHP
13 6 (1.70%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.85%) C
14 3 (0.85%) Kotlin
14 3 (0.85%) Perl
14 3 (0.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (9.35%) Security Cleared
2 20 (5.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (0.85%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.57%) AWS Certification
4 2 (0.57%) ISEB
5 1 (0.28%) CCIE
5 1 (0.28%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 1 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.28%) Degree
5 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.28%) MCSA
5 1 (0.28%) MCSE
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.55%) QA
2 2 (0.57%) SLA
3 1 (0.28%) NCSC
System Software
1 3 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.57%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.57%) HDFS
2 2 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.28%) Varnish
3 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.28%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.28%) vSphere
3 1 (0.28%) zsh
Systems Management
1 236 (66.86%) Kubernetes
2 106 (30.03%) Terraform
3 86 (24.36%) Ansible
4 36 (10.20%) Puppet
5 22 (6.23%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (5.67%) Packer
7 17 (4.82%) Istio
8 11 (3.12%) Prometheus
9 9 (2.55%) Grafana
10 8 (2.27%) Docker Swarm
10 8 (2.27%) Kibana
11 5 (1.42%) Rancher
12 4 (1.13%) logstash
12 4 (1.13%) Salt
13 2 (0.57%) MIIS
14 1 (0.28%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 1 (0.28%) Icinga
14 1 (0.28%) Mesos
14 1 (0.28%) Network Intrusion Detection System
14 1 (0.28%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 31 (8.78%) Microsoft
2 27 (7.65%) Google
3 10 (2.83%) Splunk
4 6 (1.70%) New Relic
5 5 (1.42%) Atlassian
5 5 (1.42%) Confluent
5 5 (1.42%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.13%) Oracle
6 4 (1.13%) SAP
6 4 (1.13%) VMware
7 3 (0.85%) Databricks
7 3 (0.85%) SaltStack
8 2 (0.57%) Cisco
8 2 (0.57%) F5
8 2 (0.57%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.28%) Cadence
9 1 (0.28%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.28%) IBM
9 1 (0.28%) Informatica
9 1 (0.28%) Teradata