Period
to 4 June 2020

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 4 June 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 22 15 28
Rank change year-on-year -7 +13 +39
Contract jobs citing Docker 200 581 460
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 6.77% 9.16% 6.71%
As % of the System Software category 47.96% 49.53% 44.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 470 391
Median daily rate £575 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.55% +5.77%
10th Percentile £425 £456 £425
90th Percentile £675 £688 £688
Central London median daily rate £550 £550 £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £46.85 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.29% +5.28% -
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £46.85 £44.50
% change year-on-year -25.29% +5.28% -

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 417 1,173 1,034
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.12% 18.50% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 889 824
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £207 £199 £213
90th Percentile £643 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 36
Median hourly rate £13.44 £21.00 £19.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.00% +9.80% -10.32%
10th Percentile £12.42 £12.66 £11.81
90th Percentile £35.00 £43.46 £23.50
Median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -6.50% - -5.88%

Docker
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Docker as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Docker in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Docker in the City of London

Docker
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Docker in the City of London over the 6 months to 4 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Docker in the City of London

Docker
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Docker in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend 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 4 June 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
Moorgate +1 2 £525 +5.00%
Docker
Central London

For the 6 months to 4 June 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 City of London region with a requirement for Docker.

1 142 (71.00%) Kubernetes
2 111 (55.50%) DevOps
3 86 (43.00%) Agile Software Development
4 80 (40.00%) AWS
5 66 (33.00%) Microservices
6 64 (32.00%) Java
7 63 (31.50%) Python
8 59 (29.50%) Linux
9 58 (29.00%) Jenkins
9 58 (29.00%) Terraform
10 55 (27.50%) Azure
11 49 (24.50%) Ansible
12 45 (22.50%) Git (software)
13 42 (21.00%) Continuous Integration
14 38 (19.00%) GCP
15 32 (16.00%) Infrastructure as Code
16 31 (15.50%) Spring
17 27 (13.50%) TDD
18 26 (13.00%) Puppet
19 25 (12.50%) Scrum
19 25 (12.50%) Finance
19 25 (12.50%) SQL
19 25 (12.50%) Software Engineering
20 24 (12.00%) Test Automation
20 24 (12.00%) Security Cleared
20 24 (12.00%) React
21 23 (11.50%) Node.js
21 23 (11.50%) Kafka
21 23 (11.50%) JIRA
22 22 (11.00%) RESTful

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 20 (10.00%) Confluence
2 17 (8.50%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (4.50%) Apache Spark
4 5 (2.50%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.50%) Apache
6 2 (1.00%) CMS
6 2 (1.00%) IIS
6 2 (1.00%) nginx
6 2 (1.00%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.50%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.50%) Camunda
7 1 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.00%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.50%) Magento
2 1 (0.50%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 80 (40.00%) AWS
2 55 (27.50%) Azure
3 38 (19.00%) GCP
4 22 (11.00%) Amazon EC2
5 15 (7.50%) Serverless
6 14 (7.00%) GitHub
7 13 (6.50%) Amazon S3
8 9 (4.50%) Amazon ECS
8 9 (4.50%) AWS CloudFormation
9 8 (4.00%) Amazon EKS
9 8 (4.00%) AWS Lambda
9 8 (4.00%) OpenShift
10 7 (3.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 7 (3.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 5 (2.50%) Route 53
12 4 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (2.00%) IaaS
12 4 (2.00%) PaaS
12 4 (2.00%) Slack
13 3 (1.50%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.00%) SSL
2 8 (4.00%) HTTPS
3 6 (3.00%) DNS
3 6 (3.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.50%) HTTP
5 3 (1.50%) FTP
6 2 (1.00%) DHCP
6 2 (1.00%) VPN
7 1 (0.50%) Internet
7 1 (0.50%) Intranet
7 1 (0.50%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.50%) MPLS
7 1 (0.50%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (0.50%) VLAN
7 1 (0.50%) WAN
7 1 (0.50%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.00%) NoSQL
2 15 (7.50%) MySQL
3 11 (5.50%) Big Data
4 9 (4.50%) MongoDB
5 6 (3.00%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (3.00%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (3.00%) SQL Server
6 5 (2.50%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.00%) Amazon Athena
7 4 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.50%) Amazon Aurora
8 3 (1.50%) Blockchain
8 3 (1.50%) Cosmos DB
8 3 (1.50%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.00%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.00%) Data Lake
9 2 (1.00%) Flink
9 2 (1.00%) Redis
9 2 (1.00%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 58 (29.00%) Jenkins
2 45 (22.50%) Git (software)
3 23 (11.50%) JIRA
4 12 (6.00%) JUnit
5 10 (5.00%) Maven
6 9 (4.50%) Mockito
6 9 (4.50%) TeamCity
7 8 (4.00%) Bitbucket
7 8 (4.00%) Gradle
7 8 (4.00%) Sonatype Nexus
8 7 (3.50%) GitLab
9 6 (3.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (2.50%) Selenium
11 4 (2.00%) Visual Studio
12 3 (1.50%) Cucumber
12 3 (1.50%) Jasmine
12 3 (1.50%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (1.50%) SonarQube
12 3 (1.50%) Visual Studio Team System
13 2 (1.00%) Vagrant
General
1 25 (12.50%) Finance
2 20 (10.00%) Public Sector
3 11 (5.50%) Banking
4 8 (4.00%) Retail
5 6 (3.00%) Games
5 6 (3.00%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.00%) Front Office
7 3 (1.50%) Advertising
7 3 (1.50%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.50%) Back Office
8 1 (0.50%) Law
8 1 (0.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 74 (37.00%) Developer
2 71 (35.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 32 (16.00%) Java Developer
4 17 (8.50%) AWS Engineer
5 13 (6.50%) AWS DevOps
6 12 (6.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 10 (5.00%) Azure Engineer
8 9 (4.50%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 9 (4.50%) Cloud Engineer
8 9 (4.50%) Python Developer
8 9 (4.50%) React Developer
9 8 (4.00%) Architect
9 8 (4.00%) Azure DevOps
10 7 (3.50%) Data Engineer
10 7 (3.50%) Full Stack Developer
11 5 (2.50%) Agile Developer
11 5 (2.50%) AWS Developer
11 5 (2.50%) Kubernetes Engineer
11 5 (2.50%) Python Engineer
11 5 (2.50%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (15.50%) Spring
2 24 (12.00%) React
3 23 (11.50%) Kafka
3 23 (11.50%) Node.js
4 22 (11.00%) RESTful
5 21 (10.50%) Spring Boot
6 19 (9.50%) AngularJS
7 18 (9.00%) Web Services
8 16 (8.00%) .NET
9 14 (7.00%) REST
10 12 (6.00%) HTML
11 11 (5.50%) Guice
12 9 (4.50%) CSS
13 8 (4.00%) JAAS
13 8 (4.00%) Spring Security
14 7 (3.50%) .NET Core
14 7 (3.50%) Redux
14 7 (3.50%) SOAP
15 6 (3.00%) HTML5
16 5 (2.50%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.50%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.00%) Virtual Team
4 5 (2.50%) Cloud Native
5 4 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.00%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.00%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.50%) User Experience
7 2 (1.00%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.00%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.00%) iPad
7 2 (1.00%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.00%) NHS
7 2 (1.00%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.50%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.50%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.50%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.50%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.50%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 59 (29.50%) Linux
2 14 (7.00%) Unix
3 7 (3.50%) Windows
4 4 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.50%) Android
6 2 (1.00%) CentOS
6 2 (1.00%) Debian
7 1 (0.50%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (0.50%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (55.50%) DevOps
2 86 (43.00%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (33.00%) Microservices
4 42 (21.00%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (16.00%) Infrastructure as Code
6 27 (13.50%) TDD
7 25 (12.50%) Scrum
7 25 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 24 (12.00%) Test Automation
9 17 (8.50%) Continuous Delivery
10 16 (8.00%) Configuration Management
11 15 (7.50%) Fintech
12 14 (7.00%) SDLC
13 12 (6.00%) Dependency Injection
13 12 (6.00%) Migration
13 12 (6.00%) Pair Programming
14 10 (5.00%) BDD
14 10 (5.00%) Open Source
15 8 (4.00%) AOP
15 8 (4.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 64 (32.00%) Java
2 63 (31.50%) Python
3 25 (12.50%) SQL
4 21 (10.50%) JavaScript
5 17 (8.50%) Java 8
6 15 (7.50%) Bash Shell
7 14 (7.00%) C#
8 12 (6.00%) Ruby
8 12 (6.00%) Scala
8 12 (6.00%) TypeScript
9 11 (5.50%) PowerShell
10 6 (3.00%) Kotlin
10 6 (3.00%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.50%) C
11 5 (2.50%) ES6
11 5 (2.50%) Go
11 5 (2.50%) Groovy
11 5 (2.50%) PHP
12 3 (1.50%) C++
12 3 (1.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 24 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (6.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.50%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.00%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.00%) Degree
4 2 (1.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.00%) QA
2 2 (1.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.00%) Apache Flume
1 2 (1.00%) HDFS
1 2 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (1.00%) VirtualBox
1 2 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (0.50%) zsh
Systems Management
1 142 (71.00%) Kubernetes
2 58 (29.00%) Terraform
3 49 (24.50%) Ansible
4 26 (13.00%) Puppet
5 18 (9.00%) Packer
6 17 (8.50%) Istio
7 15 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (3.50%) Prometheus
9 5 (2.50%) Rancher
10 4 (2.00%) Docker Swarm
10 4 (2.00%) Grafana
10 4 (2.00%) Kibana
11 3 (1.50%) logstash
11 3 (1.50%) Salt
11 3 (1.50%) Zipkin
12 2 (1.00%) Mesos
13 1 (0.50%) HAProxy
13 1 (0.50%) Marathon
13 1 (0.50%) MIIS
13 1 (0.50%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 14 (7.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.50%) Google
3 5 (2.50%) Atlassian
4 4 (2.00%) SaltStack
4 4 (2.00%) Splunk
5 3 (1.50%) Databricks
5 3 (1.50%) New Relic
5 3 (1.50%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.50%) VMware
6 2 (1.00%) Cadence
6 2 (1.00%) Cloudera
6 2 (1.00%) Oracle
6 2 (1.00%) Remedy
6 2 (1.00%) SAP
7 1 (0.50%) F5
7 1 (0.50%) HubSpot
7 1 (0.50%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.50%) Okta
7 1 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.50%) Sybase