Period
to 12 November 2019

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 12 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 21 58
Rank change year-on-year +1 +37 +58
Contract jobs citing Docker 447 537 273
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 7.60% 7.72% 3.89%
As % of the System Software category 45.85% 44.75% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 439 243
City of London median daily rate £575 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £463 £413 £426
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £564 £550 £538
% change year-on-year +2.50% +2.33% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £44.57 - -
Central London median hourly rate £44.57 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year +27.33% - -

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 975 1,200 819
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.58% 17.24% 11.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 792 966 664
City of London median daily rate £516 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.25% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £213 £163 £200
90th Percentile £650 £650 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 36 23
City of London median hourly rate £20.83 £19.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.21% +13.24% -10.53%
10th Percentile £12.76 £14.06 £10.70
90th Percentile £31.50 £25.50 £27.15
Central London median hourly rate £20.83 £19.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year +8.21% +13.24% +5.26%

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 12 November 2019.

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 12 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
London Bridge +16 15 £505 -12.26% 1
Moorgate -15 4 £525 -4.55%
Docker
Central London

For the 6 months to 12 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 City of London region with a requirement for Docker.

1 285 (63.76%) Kubernetes
2 204 (45.64%) DevOps
3 201 (44.97%) Microservices
4 200 (44.74%) AWS
5 165 (36.91%) Agile Software Development
6 154 (34.45%) Java
7 152 (34.00%) Python
8 131 (29.31%) Azure
9 103 (23.04%) Linux
10 102 (22.82%) TDD
11 99 (22.15%) Terraform
12 90 (20.13%) Jenkins
13 89 (19.91%) Kafka
14 87 (19.46%) Ansible
15 86 (19.24%) SQL
16 81 (18.12%) GCP
17 74 (16.55%) Finance
18 73 (16.33%) JavaScript
19 70 (15.66%) Greenfield Project
20 69 (15.44%) Git (software)
21 66 (14.77%) Software Engineering
22 64 (14.32%) PostgreSQL
23 60 (13.42%) .NET
23 60 (13.42%) Serverless
24 59 (13.20%) Spring
25 55 (12.30%) C#
26 54 (12.08%) BDD
27 53 (11.86%) Google
28 52 (11.63%) Fintech
29 51 (11.41%) AngularJS

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 48 (10.74%) Elasticsearch
2 30 (6.71%) Apache Spark
3 25 (5.59%) Confluence
4 11 (2.46%) Apache
5 6 (1.34%) IIS
6 5 (1.12%) Apache Airflow
6 5 (1.12%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (0.89%) Apache Solr
7 4 (0.89%) nginx
8 3 (0.67%) Drupal
9 2 (0.45%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.45%) CMS
9 2 (0.45%) GeoServer
9 2 (0.45%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.45%) SAS
9 2 (0.45%) SugarCRM
9 2 (0.45%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.22%) Hyperledger
10 1 (0.22%) Jupyter
10 1 (0.22%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.12%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 200 (44.74%) AWS
2 131 (29.31%) Azure
3 81 (18.12%) GCP
4 60 (13.42%) Serverless
5 43 (9.62%) AWS Lambda
6 27 (6.04%) GitHub
7 25 (5.59%) Amazon EC2
8 22 (4.92%) Amazon S3
9 17 (3.80%) PaaS
10 14 (3.13%) Route 53
10 14 (3.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 13 (2.91%) Amazon ECS
11 13 (2.91%) AWS CloudFormation
12 12 (2.68%) Amazon SQS
12 12 (2.68%) IaaS
12 12 (2.68%) OpenShift
13 10 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
14 9 (2.01%) SaaS
15 8 (1.79%) Amazon Kinesis
16 7 (1.57%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.47%) HTTP
2 11 (2.46%) DNS
2 11 (2.46%) FTP
2 11 (2.46%) TCP/IP
3 10 (2.24%) SSL
4 4 (0.89%) VPN
5 3 (0.67%) Firewall
5 3 (0.67%) SAN
6 2 (0.45%) Internet
7 1 (0.22%) Broadband
7 1 (0.22%) DSL
7 1 (0.22%) SMTP
7 1 (0.22%) SSH
7 1 (0.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (14.32%) PostgreSQL
2 48 (10.74%) MySQL
3 47 (10.51%) NoSQL
4 33 (7.38%) MongoDB
5 29 (6.49%) Hadoop
6 25 (5.59%) Big Data
7 24 (5.37%) Redis
8 20 (4.47%) Cosmos DB
9 19 (4.25%) Apache Cassandra
10 18 (4.03%) Relational Database
11 17 (3.80%) Apache Hive
12 15 (3.36%) Amazon RDS
12 15 (3.36%) Data Lake
12 15 (3.36%) SQL Server
13 14 (3.13%) BigQuery
14 13 (2.91%) Couchbase
15 11 (2.46%) Azure SQL Database
15 11 (2.46%) Blockchain
16 9 (2.01%) Flink
17 7 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 90 (20.13%) Jenkins
2 69 (15.44%) Git (software)
3 35 (7.83%) JIRA
4 20 (4.47%) Maven
5 18 (4.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 18 (4.03%) Gradle
5 18 (4.03%) TeamCity
6 15 (3.36%) GitLab
7 14 (3.13%) CircleCI
7 14 (3.13%) Gatling
8 12 (2.68%) Selenium
9 11 (2.46%) JUnit
10 10 (2.24%) Geb
10 10 (2.24%) gulp
10 10 (2.24%) Spock
11 9 (2.01%) Cucumber
12 8 (1.79%) Bitbucket
12 8 (1.79%) Mockito
12 8 (1.79%) Travis CI
13 7 (1.57%) SonarQube
General
1 74 (16.55%) Finance
2 35 (7.83%) Banking
3 9 (2.01%) Investment Banking
4 7 (1.57%) Retail
5 6 (1.34%) Games
6 5 (1.12%) Public Sector
7 4 (0.89%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.89%) Front Office
7 4 (0.89%) Law
8 3 (0.67%) Marketing
9 2 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.45%) Legal
10 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 193 (43.18%) Developer
2 121 (27.07%) DevOps Engineer
3 62 (13.87%) Java Developer
4 47 (10.51%) Python Developer
5 46 (10.29%) AWS Engineer
6 43 (9.62%) AWS DevOps
7 37 (8.28%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 35 (7.83%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 31 (6.94%) Senior Developer
10 29 (6.49%) Azure DevOps
11 28 (6.26%) Azure Engineer
12 27 (6.04%) Python Engineer
13 24 (5.37%) Azure DevOps Engineer
14 20 (4.47%) Data Engineer
15 17 (3.80%) Java Engineer
15 17 (3.80%) React Developer
16 15 (3.36%) C# Developer
16 15 (3.36%) Scala Developer
16 15 (3.36%) Senior DevOps
16 15 (3.36%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (19.91%) Kafka
2 60 (13.42%) .NET
3 59 (13.20%) Spring
4 51 (11.41%) AngularJS
5 49 (10.96%) Node.js
6 47 (10.51%) .NET Core
6 47 (10.51%) Web Services
7 44 (9.84%) REST
8 42 (9.40%) Spring Boot
9 33 (7.38%) React
10 30 (6.71%) HTML
11 28 (6.26%) CSS
11 28 (6.26%) RESTful
12 25 (5.59%) Flask
13 24 (5.37%) Django
14 18 (4.03%) JSON
14 18 (4.03%) OAuth
15 16 (3.58%) SOAP
16 15 (3.36%) HTML5
16 15 (3.36%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 70 (15.66%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (2.24%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (1.79%) Cloud Native
4 7 (1.57%) Algorithms
5 6 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (1.34%) PKI
5 6 (1.34%) User Experience
5 6 (1.34%) Virtual Team
6 5 (1.12%) Public Cloud
6 5 (1.12%) Renewable Energy
7 4 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (0.67%) Hedge funds
8 3 (0.67%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.45%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (0.45%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.45%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.45%) Reinsurance
9 2 (0.45%) Robotics
10 1 (0.22%) Industry 4.0
Operating Systems
1 103 (23.04%) Linux
2 28 (6.26%) Unix
3 11 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (1.79%) Windows
5 5 (1.12%) Debian
6 4 (0.89%) CentOS
6 4 (0.89%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.67%) Android
8 2 (0.45%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.45%) Solaris
9 1 (0.22%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (45.64%) DevOps
2 201 (44.97%) Microservices
3 165 (36.91%) Agile Software Development
4 102 (22.82%) TDD
5 66 (14.77%) Software Engineering
6 54 (12.08%) BDD
7 52 (11.63%) Fintech
8 40 (8.95%) Continuous Integration
9 39 (8.72%) Infrastructure as Code
10 37 (8.28%) Configuration Management
11 33 (7.38%) Continuous Delivery
11 33 (7.38%) Pair Programming
11 33 (7.38%) Scrum
12 32 (7.16%) Migration
13 27 (6.04%) Open Source
14 26 (5.82%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 26 (5.82%) Unit Testing
15 25 (5.59%) Analytics
16 23 (5.15%) E-Commerce
16 23 (5.15%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 154 (34.45%) Java
2 152 (34.00%) Python
3 86 (19.24%) SQL
4 73 (16.33%) JavaScript
5 55 (12.30%) C#
6 43 (9.62%) Scala
7 37 (8.28%) Go
7 37 (8.28%) Java 8
8 32 (7.16%) TypeScript
9 21 (4.70%) Bash Shell
9 21 (4.70%) Ruby
10 19 (4.25%) ES6
11 14 (3.13%) PHP
12 8 (1.79%) PowerShell
13 7 (1.57%) Kotlin
13 7 (1.57%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.89%) Perl
15 3 (0.67%) R
16 2 (0.45%) Groovy
16 2 (0.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (4.47%) Security Cleared
2 14 (3.13%) AWS Certification
3 13 (2.91%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.57%) Degree
4 7 (1.57%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.67%) CISSP
6 3 (0.67%) ISEB
6 3 (0.67%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.67%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.22%) IISP
7 1 (0.22%) MCSA
7 1 (0.22%) MCSE
7 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.22%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.22%) RHCE
7 1 (0.22%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.58%) QA
2 4 (0.89%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.45%) GDPR
3 2 (0.45%) NIST
3 2 (0.45%) NIST 800
3 2 (0.45%) WCAG
4 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (0.67%) Active Directory
1 3 (0.67%) Varnish
1 3 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (0.45%) etcd
3 1 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.22%) Cronacle
3 1 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.22%) Veritas File System
3 1 (0.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (0.22%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 285 (63.76%) Kubernetes
2 99 (22.15%) Terraform
3 87 (19.46%) Ansible
4 44 (9.84%) Puppet
5 31 (6.94%) Opscode Chef
6 22 (4.92%) Docker Swarm
7 20 (4.47%) Mesos
8 17 (3.80%) Prometheus
9 14 (3.13%) Marathon
10 12 (2.68%) Grafana
11 9 (2.01%) Packer
12 8 (1.79%) Kibana
13 7 (1.57%) Rancher
14 5 (1.12%) MIIS
15 3 (0.67%) Consul
15 3 (0.67%) logstash
16 2 (0.45%) Graphite
16 2 (0.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
16 2 (0.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
16 2 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 53 (11.86%) Google
2 21 (4.70%) Microsoft
3 18 (4.03%) Oracle
4 14 (3.13%) Splunk
5 13 (2.91%) Atlassian
6 8 (1.79%) New Relic
7 7 (1.57%) Red Hat
7 7 (1.57%) SaltStack
8 5 (1.12%) Cloudera
9 4 (0.89%) Tableau
10 3 (0.67%) Dell
10 3 (0.67%) IBM
10 3 (0.67%) VMware
11 2 (0.45%) ESRI
11 2 (0.45%) InterSystems
11 2 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.45%) Sencha
11 2 (0.45%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.45%) Sun
12 1 (0.22%) Palantir