Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 21 August 2018 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 61 121
Rank change year-on-year +37 +60 +118
Contract jobs citing Docker 517 265 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 7.37% 4.00% 1.97%
As % of the System Software category 45.87% 35.43% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 221 114
City of London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £413 £425 £425
90th Percentile £688 £638 £663
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,127 748 741
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.06% 11.29% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 900 601 600
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £200 £185 £240
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 21 26
City of London median hourly rate £19.25 £21.25 £16.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.41% +27.82% -7.64%
10th Percentile £13.31 £13.31 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.50 £29.62 £23.00
Central London median hourly rate £19.25 £19.00 £15.63
% change year-on-year +1.32% +21.60% -13.10%

Docker
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Docker in the City of London

Docker
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Docker in the City of London

Docker
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Docker in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Docker in the City of London

Docker
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 21 August 2018. 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
London Bridge - 9 £575 -
Docker
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Docker.

1 277 (53.58%) Amazon AWS
2 267 (51.64%) Agile Software Development
3 265 (51.26%) DevOps
4 245 (47.39%) Kubernetes
5 189 (36.56%) Python
6 182 (35.20%) Java
7 180 (34.82%) Linux
8 176 (34.04%) Jenkins
9 166 (32.11%) Git (software)
10 143 (27.66%) TDD
11 142 (27.47%) Microservices
12 114 (22.05%) Ansible
13 110 (21.28%) Continuous Integration
14 108 (20.89%) MongoDB
15 106 (20.50%) Ruby
16 102 (19.73%) Bash Shell
17 99 (19.15%) Kafka
17 99 (19.15%) JavaScript
18 96 (18.57%) Node.js
19 92 (17.79%) Microsoft Azure
20 91 (17.60%) REST
21 88 (17.02%) Terraform
22 82 (15.86%) Java 8
22 82 (15.86%) Spring
23 81 (15.67%) BDD
24 78 (15.09%) Test Automation
25 76 (14.70%) HTML
26 74 (14.31%) Finance
27 73 (14.12%) Scrum
28 70 (13.54%) CSS

Docker
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 44 (8.51%) Apache Spark
2 42 (8.12%) Apache
2 42 (8.12%) Elasticsearch
3 23 (4.45%) Cloud Foundry
4 15 (2.90%) nginx
5 11 (2.13%) Apache Airflow
5 11 (2.13%) Confluence
6 9 (1.74%) OpenStack
7 5 (0.97%) Apache Pig
7 5 (0.97%) JBoss
8 4 (0.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (0.77%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.58%) ArcGIS
9 3 (0.58%) CMS
9 3 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.39%) Hubot
10 2 (0.39%) IPython
10 2 (0.39%) Luigi
11 1 (0.19%) Ethereum
11 1 (0.19%) Gunicorn
Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (2.90%) Distributed Ledger
2 3 (0.58%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 277 (53.58%) Amazon AWS
2 92 (17.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 60 (11.61%) GitHub
3 60 (11.61%) Heroku
4 56 (10.83%) Google Cloud Platform
5 33 (6.38%) Amazon EC2
6 29 (5.61%) Amazon S3
7 26 (5.03%) npm
8 25 (4.84%) AWS CloudFormation
9 22 (4.26%) IBM Cloud
10 20 (3.87%) AWS Lambda
10 20 (3.87%) Serverless
11 17 (3.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 15 (2.90%) Route 53
12 15 (2.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 14 (2.71%) PaaS
14 13 (2.51%) IaaS
15 12 (2.32%) Amazon SQS
15 12 (2.32%) SaaS
16 10 (1.93%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 49 (9.48%) HTTP
2 47 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 42 (8.12%) DNS
4 36 (6.96%) SSL
5 33 (6.38%) FTP
6 12 (2.32%) Firewall
7 6 (1.16%) Internet
8 5 (0.97%) AMQP
8 5 (0.97%) Kerberos
9 3 (0.58%) MQTT
10 2 (0.39%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (0.39%) Software-Defined Networking
11 1 (0.19%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.19%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.19%) IPFS
11 1 (0.19%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.19%) NAS
11 1 (0.19%) OpenLDAP
11 1 (0.19%) SSH
11 1 (0.19%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (20.89%) MongoDB
2 66 (12.77%) NoSQL
3 55 (10.64%) PostgreSQL
4 39 (7.54%) Apache Cassandra
4 39 (7.54%) Redis
5 30 (5.80%) Big Data
6 27 (5.22%) Blockchain
7 26 (5.03%) MySQL
8 23 (4.45%) Hadoop
9 15 (2.90%) Relational Database
10 14 (2.71%) SQL Server
11 13 (2.51%) Amazon RDS
12 10 (1.93%) Couchbase
13 8 (1.55%) Apache Hive
13 8 (1.55%) Riak
14 7 (1.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 7 (1.35%) HBase
15 4 (0.77%) Amazon Redshift
16 3 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
16 3 (0.58%) DB2
Development Applications
1 176 (34.04%) Jenkins
2 166 (32.11%) Git (software)
3 58 (11.22%) Maven
4 56 (10.83%) GitLab
5 45 (8.70%) Gradle
6 37 (7.16%) Sonatype Nexus
7 33 (6.38%) Selenium
8 28 (5.42%) gulp
8 28 (5.42%) JUnit
8 28 (5.42%) SonarQube
9 23 (4.45%) Ant
9 23 (4.45%) Cucumber
9 23 (4.45%) JIRA
10 21 (4.06%) TeamCity
11 20 (3.87%) Gerrit
12 18 (3.48%) Mockito
13 17 (3.29%) webpack
14 15 (2.90%) CircleCI
15 11 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 8 (1.55%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 74 (14.31%) Finance
2 65 (12.57%) Banking
3 16 (3.09%) Retail
4 12 (2.32%) Law
5 10 (1.93%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.55%) Front Office
6 8 (1.55%) Marketing
7 7 (1.35%) Publishing
8 6 (1.16%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.97%) Advertising
9 5 (0.97%) Back Office
9 5 (0.97%) Games
10 4 (0.77%) Mandarin Language
11 3 (0.58%) Automotive
11 3 (0.58%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.39%) Cantonese Language
12 2 (0.39%) French Language
12 2 (0.39%) German Language
12 2 (0.39%) Legal
12 2 (0.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 232 (44.87%) Developer
2 171 (33.08%) DevOps Engineer
3 96 (18.57%) Java Developer
4 57 (11.03%) Senior DevOps
5 54 (10.44%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 48 (9.28%) Senior Developer
7 40 (7.74%) AWS Engineer
8 39 (7.54%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 37 (7.16%) AWS DevOps
10 32 (6.19%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 27 (5.22%) Python Developer
12 26 (5.03%) Senior Java Developer
13 24 (4.64%) Full Stack Developer
14 20 (3.87%) Technical Leader
15 19 (3.68%) Architect
16 18 (3.48%) .NET Developer
17 16 (3.09%) Agile Developer
18 15 (2.90%) Agile Java Developer
18 15 (2.90%) React Developer
19 14 (2.71%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (19.15%) Kafka
2 96 (18.57%) Node.js
3 91 (17.60%) REST
4 82 (15.86%) Spring
5 76 (14.70%) HTML
6 70 (13.54%) CSS
7 61 (11.80%) AngularJS
8 58 (11.22%) HTML5
9 50 (9.67%) Spring Boot
10 46 (8.90%) React
11 43 (8.32%) Dropwizard
12 42 (8.12%) RESTful
13 40 (7.74%) SOAP
14 37 (7.16%) OAuth
14 37 (7.16%) Web Services
15 34 (6.58%) OAuth2
16 32 (6.19%) Guice
17 28 (5.42%) .NET
17 28 (5.42%) RabbitMQ
18 27 (5.22%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 45 (8.70%) Fintech
2 41 (7.93%) Greenfield Project
3 27 (5.22%) iPad
4 21 (4.06%) Device Driver
4 21 (4.06%) Mobile App
5 19 (3.68%) Virtual Team
6 18 (3.48%) Linux Command Line
7 17 (3.29%) Fixed Income
8 13 (2.51%) User Experience
9 11 (2.13%) Algorithms
10 10 (1.93%) Computer Science
10 10 (1.93%) Credit Risk
10 10 (1.93%) Data Structures
11 8 (1.55%) Cloud Native
11 8 (1.55%) Public Cloud
12 7 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (1.35%) Data Centre
12 7 (1.35%) Derivative
13 6 (1.16%) Equities
13 6 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 180 (34.82%) Linux
2 39 (7.54%) CentOS
3 38 (7.35%) Unix
4 35 (6.77%) Ubuntu
5 25 (4.84%) Windows
6 7 (1.35%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.97%) Android
7 5 (0.97%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.97%) CoreOS
7 5 (0.97%) VMS
8 4 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.39%) DC/OS
11 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (51.64%) Agile Software Development
2 265 (51.26%) DevOps
3 143 (27.66%) TDD
4 142 (27.47%) Microservices
5 110 (21.28%) Continuous Integration
6 81 (15.67%) BDD
7 78 (15.09%) Test Automation
8 73 (14.12%) Scrum
9 67 (12.96%) Configuration Management
10 60 (11.61%) Software Engineering
11 41 (7.93%) E-Commerce
12 34 (6.58%) Continuous Delivery
13 33 (6.38%) OWASP
13 33 (6.38%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 32 (6.19%) High Availability
14 32 (6.19%) Pair Programming
15 31 (6.00%) Domain-Driven Design
16 24 (4.64%) Open Source
16 24 (4.64%) SDLC
17 23 (4.45%) Immutable Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 189 (36.56%) Python
2 182 (35.20%) Java
3 106 (20.50%) Ruby
4 102 (19.73%) Bash Shell
5 99 (19.15%) JavaScript
6 82 (15.86%) Java 8
7 51 (9.86%) Groovy
8 50 (9.67%) Go
8 50 (9.67%) Scala
9 43 (8.32%) ES6
10 35 (6.77%) SQL
11 32 (6.19%) C#
12 31 (6.00%) TypeScript
13 22 (4.26%) PHP
14 16 (3.09%) Shell Script
15 13 (2.51%) C++
16 11 (2.13%) PowerShell
17 8 (1.55%) Kotlin
17 8 (1.55%) PHP 7
17 8 (1.55%) R
Qualifications
1 21 (4.06%) Security Cleared
2 16 (3.09%) SC Cleared
3 11 (2.13%) Degree
4 10 (1.93%) AWS Certification
5 7 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.19%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.19%) OCP
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.19%) PhD
6 1 (0.19%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (7.74%) GCP
2 14 (2.71%) QA
3 2 (0.39%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.19%) GDPR
4 1 (0.19%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (1.16%) Varnish
2 4 (0.77%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.58%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.39%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.39%) iptables
4 2 (0.39%) NFS
4 2 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.19%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.19%) Gluster
5 1 (0.19%) Samba
5 1 (0.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 245 (47.39%) Kubernetes
2 114 (22.05%) Ansible
3 88 (17.02%) Terraform
4 64 (12.38%) Puppet
5 50 (9.67%) Opscode Chef
6 43 (8.32%) Mesos
7 40 (7.74%) Docker Swarm
8 39 (7.54%) Prometheus
9 33 (6.38%) Grafana
10 30 (5.80%) Consul
11 23 (4.45%) Nagios
12 21 (4.06%) Icinga
13 11 (2.13%) Kibana
13 11 (2.13%) Marathon
14 9 (1.74%) logstash
14 9 (1.74%) Packer
15 5 (0.97%) Rancher
16 4 (0.77%) HAProxy
16 4 (0.77%) PingFederate
16 4 (0.77%) Salt
Vendors
1 55 (10.64%) Google
2 25 (4.84%) Red Hat
3 21 (4.06%) IBM
4 16 (3.09%) New Relic
5 14 (2.71%) Splunk
6 11 (2.13%) Atlassian
6 11 (2.13%) Oracle
7 8 (1.55%) AppDynamics
7 8 (1.55%) VMware
8 7 (1.35%) Microsoft
8 7 (1.35%) Rollbar
9 5 (0.97%) Cloudera
9 5 (0.97%) SaltStack
10 4 (0.77%) Adobe
10 4 (0.77%) Sybase
11 3 (0.58%) Hortonworks
11 3 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.58%) Tableau
12 2 (0.39%) CyberArk
12 2 (0.39%) MapR