Period
to 26 June 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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 17 25 60
Rank change year-on-year +8 +35 +59
Contract jobs citing Docker 805 646 264
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 9.53% 7.08% 3.56%
As % of the System Software category 50.19% 45.43% 31.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 657 538 223
Central London median daily rate £550 £550 £503
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.45% +0.50%
10th Percentile £456 £425 £413
90th Percentile £688 £691 £638
London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Central London median hourly rate £46.85 £44.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.28% - -
London median hourly rate £42.50 £46.58 £51.00
% change year-on-year -8.76% -8.66% -

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 1,604 1,422 827
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 18.98% 15.59% 11.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,229 1,122 656
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £213 £213 £178
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
London median daily rate £525 £500 £463
% change year-on-year +5.00% +8.11% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 45 19
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +29.77%
10th Percentile £12.76 £11.88 £12.88
90th Percentile £41.52 £25.00 £187.50
London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £21.33
% change year-on-year +5.00% -6.21% +42.17%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +11 571 £565 +2.73% 69
City of Westminster +6 44 £550 -
West End of London 0 24 £581 +10.71% 2
Southwark - 24 £575 -
Kensington and Chelsea - 2 £675 - 1
Docker
London

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 483 (60.00%) Kubernetes
2 384 (47.70%) Amazon AWS
3 379 (47.08%) DevOps
4 376 (46.71%) Microservices
5 336 (41.74%) Agile Software Development
6 303 (37.64%) Java
7 244 (30.31%) Microsoft Azure
8 216 (26.83%) Linux
9 206 (25.59%) Python
10 192 (23.85%) TDD
11 189 (23.48%) Jenkins
12 185 (22.98%) Finance
12 185 (22.98%) Git (software)
13 163 (20.25%) Ansible
14 153 (19.01%) Kafka
15 149 (18.51%) Node.js
16 148 (18.39%) JavaScript
17 139 (17.27%) SQL
18 136 (16.89%) Terraform
19 129 (16.02%) Spring
20 127 (15.78%) AngularJS
21 118 (14.66%) NoSQL
22 116 (14.41%) Java 8
23 98 (12.17%) BDD
23 98 (12.17%) .NET
24 97 (12.05%) MongoDB
24 97 (12.05%) Continuous Integration
25 95 (11.80%) REST
25 95 (11.80%) Spring Boot
26 93 (11.55%) Serverless

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 78 (9.69%) Elasticsearch
2 52 (6.46%) Confluence
3 41 (5.09%) Apache Spark
4 17 (2.11%) Apache
5 13 (1.61%) nginx
6 9 (1.12%) Apache Airflow
7 8 (0.99%) Cloud Foundry
8 5 (0.62%) Apache Solr
8 5 (0.62%) ArcGIS
8 5 (0.62%) GeoServer
8 5 (0.62%) IIS
8 5 (0.62%) JBoss
8 5 (0.62%) OpenStack
8 5 (0.62%) Pachyderm
8 5 (0.62%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.50%) WordPress
10 3 (0.37%) Mule
10 3 (0.37%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.37%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.25%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (1.24%) Distributed Ledger
2 5 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 384 (47.70%) Amazon AWS
2 244 (30.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 93 (11.55%) Serverless
4 75 (9.32%) Google Cloud Platform
5 62 (7.70%) AWS Lambda
6 50 (6.21%) OpenShift
7 38 (4.72%) GitHub
8 36 (4.47%) Amazon EC2
9 33 (4.10%) Amazon ECS
10 32 (3.98%) Amazon S3
11 28 (3.48%) PaaS
12 26 (3.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 23 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
14 22 (2.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 17 (2.11%) Route 53
16 16 (1.99%) Datadog
17 15 (1.86%) CloudFront
18 14 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
19 13 (1.61%) npm
20 12 (1.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (5.59%) HTTP
2 38 (4.72%) TCP/IP
3 31 (3.85%) DNS
4 29 (3.60%) SSL
5 26 (3.23%) FTP
6 14 (1.74%) Firewall
7 13 (1.61%) DHCP
7 13 (1.61%) IPsec
8 10 (1.24%) Network Security
9 7 (0.87%) SAN
9 7 (0.87%) VPN
9 7 (0.87%) WAN
10 5 (0.62%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (0.62%) Kerberos
11 4 (0.50%) BGP
11 4 (0.50%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (0.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 4 (0.50%) OSPF
11 4 (0.50%) Wireless
11 4 (0.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (14.66%) NoSQL
2 97 (12.05%) MongoDB
3 81 (10.06%) Redis
4 77 (9.57%) PostgreSQL
5 63 (7.83%) MySQL
6 49 (6.09%) Big Data
7 41 (5.09%) Apache Cassandra
8 39 (4.84%) Relational Database
9 31 (3.85%) Hadoop
10 28 (3.48%) Azure SQL Database
11 27 (3.35%) Amazon RDS
12 25 (3.11%) SQL Server
13 22 (2.73%) Cosmos DB
14 19 (2.36%) Data Lake
15 18 (2.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 18 (2.24%) Blockchain
16 15 (1.86%) Couchbase
17 13 (1.61%) RDBMS
18 10 (1.24%) BigQuery
19 9 (1.12%) Riak
Development Applications
1 189 (23.48%) Jenkins
2 185 (22.98%) Git (software)
3 72 (8.94%) JIRA
4 51 (6.34%) Maven
5 45 (5.59%) Cucumber
6 33 (4.10%) Selenium
7 31 (3.85%) Travis CI
8 29 (3.60%) Gradle
9 27 (3.35%) GitLab
9 27 (3.35%) gulp
10 25 (3.11%) Sonatype Nexus
11 23 (2.86%) Gatling
12 21 (2.61%) CircleCI
12 21 (2.61%) Mockito
13 19 (2.36%) Subversion
13 19 (2.36%) TeamCity
14 16 (1.99%) webpack
15 15 (1.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 15 (1.86%) JUnit
15 15 (1.86%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 185 (22.98%) Finance
2 72 (8.94%) Banking
3 30 (3.73%) Retail
4 19 (2.36%) Investment Banking
5 14 (1.74%) Front Office
6 11 (1.37%) Law
7 8 (0.99%) Games
7 8 (0.99%) Legal
8 4 (0.50%) Advertising
8 4 (0.50%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.50%) Marketing
9 3 (0.37%) Back Office
9 3 (0.37%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.25%) Automotive
10 2 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.25%) Publishing
11 1 (0.12%) Billing
11 1 (0.12%) German Language
11 1 (0.12%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 357 (44.35%) Developer
2 199 (24.72%) DevOps Engineer
3 129 (16.02%) Java Developer
4 76 (9.44%) Senior Developer
5 64 (7.95%) AWS DevOps
6 63 (7.83%) AWS Engineer
7 53 (6.58%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 45 (5.59%) Azure DevOps
9 43 (5.34%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 42 (5.22%) React Developer
11 41 (5.09%) Senior DevOps
11 41 (5.09%) Senior Java Developer
12 39 (4.84%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 38 (4.72%) Python Developer
14 36 (4.47%) Azure Engineer
14 36 (4.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 34 (4.22%) Cloud Engineer
16 32 (3.98%) Python Engineer
17 31 (3.85%) Architect
17 31 (3.85%) Azure DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (19.01%) Kafka
2 149 (18.51%) Node.js
3 129 (16.02%) Spring
4 127 (15.78%) AngularJS
5 98 (12.17%) .NET
6 95 (11.80%) REST
6 95 (11.80%) Spring Boot
7 80 (9.94%) React
8 75 (9.32%) HTML
9 56 (6.96%) CSS
10 55 (6.83%) RESTful
11 45 (5.59%) .NET Core
11 45 (5.59%) Redux
12 42 (5.22%) Web Services
13 37 (4.60%) Vue.js
14 36 (4.47%) Express
15 29 (3.60%) Hibernate
16 28 (3.48%) HTML5
16 28 (3.48%) JSON
16 28 (3.48%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 79 (9.81%) Greenfield Project
2 27 (3.35%) Algorithms
3 24 (2.98%) Virtual Team
4 22 (2.73%) Cloud Native
5 21 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (1.86%) Data Structures
7 14 (1.74%) Data Centre
7 14 (1.74%) User Experience
8 11 (1.37%) Linux Command Line
9 9 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.12%) iPad
9 9 (1.12%) PKI
10 7 (0.87%) Public Cloud
11 5 (0.62%) Analytical Mindset
11 5 (0.62%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.62%) Self-Motivation
12 4 (0.50%) Hedge funds
13 3 (0.37%) BYOD
13 3 (0.37%) Data Protection Act
13 3 (0.37%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 216 (26.83%) Linux
2 68 (8.45%) Unix
3 28 (3.48%) Windows
4 21 (2.61%) Mac OS X
5 11 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (0.87%) Android
6 7 (0.87%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.87%) Solaris
7 5 (0.62%) CentOS
7 5 (0.62%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.50%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.25%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.12%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.12%) Debian
10 1 (0.12%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 379 (47.08%) DevOps
2 376 (46.71%) Microservices
3 336 (41.74%) Agile Software Development
4 192 (23.85%) TDD
5 98 (12.17%) BDD
6 97 (12.05%) Continuous Integration
7 90 (11.18%) Fintech
8 89 (11.06%) Scrum
9 88 (10.93%) Test Automation
10 79 (9.81%) Software Engineering
11 68 (8.45%) Open Source
12 59 (7.33%) Configuration Management
13 52 (6.46%) Migration
14 47 (5.84%) OOP
15 46 (5.71%) Continuous Delivery
16 44 (5.47%) OO
17 43 (5.34%) E-Commerce
17 43 (5.34%) Infrastructure as Code
17 43 (5.34%) Pair Programming
18 41 (5.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 303 (37.64%) Java
2 206 (25.59%) Python
3 148 (18.39%) JavaScript
4 139 (17.27%) SQL
5 116 (14.41%) Java 8
6 75 (9.32%) C#
7 64 (7.95%) ES6
7 64 (7.95%) Scala
8 57 (7.08%) Bash Shell
9 55 (6.83%) TypeScript
10 49 (6.09%) Go
11 42 (5.22%) Ruby
12 33 (4.10%) PowerShell
13 26 (3.23%) PHP
14 16 (1.99%) Kotlin
15 14 (1.74%) Shell Script
16 11 (1.37%) Groovy
17 8 (0.99%) Perl
18 6 (0.75%) PHP 7
19 5 (0.62%) Julia
Qualifications
1 31 (3.85%) Security Cleared
2 25 (3.11%) SC Cleared
3 14 (1.74%) Degree
4 11 (1.37%) AWS Certification
5 4 (0.50%) CCIE
5 4 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (0.50%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.50%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.37%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.37%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.37%) MCSA
6 3 (0.37%) MCSE
6 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.12%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.12%) CISSP
8 1 (0.12%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.12%) IISP
8 1 (0.12%) RHCE
8 1 (0.12%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.11%) QA
2 6 (0.75%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.25%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.25%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.12%) GDPR
4 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (2.48%) Virtual Machines
2 8 (0.99%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.37%) etcd
4 3 (0.37%) vCloud
5 2 (0.25%) Ceph
5 2 (0.25%) flannel
5 2 (0.25%) GlusterFS
5 2 (0.25%) KVM
5 2 (0.25%) SkyDNS
5 2 (0.25%) Varnish
6 1 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.12%) Cronacle
6 1 (0.12%) HDFS
6 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.12%) Veritas File System
6 1 (0.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 483 (60.00%) Kubernetes
2 163 (20.25%) Ansible
3 136 (16.89%) Terraform
4 87 (10.81%) Puppet
5 47 (5.84%) Opscode Chef
6 33 (4.10%) Mesos
7 26 (3.23%) Marathon
8 22 (2.73%) Grafana
9 20 (2.48%) Docker Swarm
10 16 (1.99%) Prometheus
11 13 (1.61%) Packer
12 12 (1.49%) Kibana
13 11 (1.37%) Consul
14 8 (0.99%) Graphite
14 8 (0.99%) logstash
15 6 (0.75%) Kubeflow
16 5 (0.62%) Fluentd
16 5 (0.62%) Istio
16 5 (0.62%) linkerd
16 5 (0.62%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 67 (8.32%) Google
2 37 (4.60%) Microsoft
3 29 (3.60%) Splunk
4 22 (2.73%) Oracle
5 20 (2.48%) Atlassian
6 11 (1.37%) VMware
7 9 (1.12%) Red Hat
8 7 (0.87%) Databricks
8 7 (0.87%) SaltStack
8 7 (0.87%) Talend
9 6 (0.75%) Informatica
9 6 (0.75%) SAP
10 5 (0.62%) EMC
10 5 (0.62%) ESRI
10 5 (0.62%) New Relic
10 5 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.50%) Arista
11 4 (0.50%) Cloudera
11 4 (0.50%) PagerDuty
11 4 (0.50%) ServiceNow