Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 75 142
Rank change year-on-year +46 +67 +119
Contract jobs citing Docker 463 204 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 6.64% 3.29% 1.49%
As % of the System Software category 44.56% 32.59% 14.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 166 80
City of London median daily rate £550 £506 £506
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.64% - +9.46%
10th Percentile £425 £413 £425
90th Percentile £684 £638 £663
Central London median daily rate £550 £501 £500
% change year-on-year +9.73% +0.25% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £44.50 - -
Central London median hourly rate £44.50 - -

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 1,039 626 648
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.89% 10.08% 9.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 823 502 510
City of London median daily rate £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +12.50%
10th Percentile £225 £186 £262
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
Central London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 15 30
City of London median hourly rate £19.13 £21.25 £16.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +29.77% -11.49%
10th Percentile £11.64 £12.80 £11.25
90th Percentile £23.40 £164.00 £23.76
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.25 £16.38
% change year-on-year -5.88% +29.77% -7.09%

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 26 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Docker in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 254 (54.86%) DevOps
2 244 (52.70%) Agile Software Development
3 235 (50.76%) Amazon AWS
4 185 (39.96%) Kubernetes
5 182 (39.31%) Java
6 179 (38.66%) Jenkins
7 177 (38.23%) Git (software)
8 170 (36.72%) Python
9 160 (34.56%) Linux
10 133 (28.73%) TDD
11 122 (26.35%) Continuous Integration
11 122 (26.35%) Ansible
12 115 (24.84%) JavaScript
13 113 (24.41%) Node.js
14 112 (24.19%) Microsoft Azure
15 107 (23.11%) Microservices
16 105 (22.68%) Ruby
17 92 (19.87%) REST
18 89 (19.22%) Bash Shell
19 88 (19.01%) BDD
20 85 (18.36%) MongoDB
21 84 (18.14%) Terraform
22 80 (17.28%) Puppet
23 79 (17.06%) CSS
24 75 (16.20%) HTML
25 74 (15.98%) Software Engineering
26 73 (15.77%) Groovy
27 72 (15.55%) Kafka
28 71 (15.33%) Configuration Management
28 71 (15.33%) React

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 37 (7.99%) Apache
1 37 (7.99%) Cloud Foundry
2 31 (6.70%) Apache Spark
3 26 (5.62%) Elasticsearch
4 14 (3.02%) nginx
5 13 (2.81%) Confluence
6 10 (2.16%) Apache Pig
7 7 (1.51%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (0.86%) Apache Airflow
8 4 (0.86%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.65%) ArcGIS
9 3 (0.65%) CMS
10 2 (0.43%) Hubot
10 2 (0.43%) IPython
10 2 (0.43%) JBoss
10 2 (0.43%) Luigi
10 2 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.22%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.22%) Tornado
Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (2.81%) Payment Gateway
2 7 (1.51%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.22%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 235 (50.76%) Amazon AWS
2 112 (24.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (10.58%) GitHub
4 47 (10.15%) Heroku
5 37 (7.99%) Google Cloud Platform
6 29 (6.26%) Amazon EC2
7 27 (5.83%) npm
8 25 (5.40%) PaaS
9 23 (4.97%) Amazon S3
9 23 (4.97%) AWS CloudFormation
9 23 (4.97%) Serverless
10 19 (4.10%) Route 53
11 18 (3.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 18 (3.89%) AWS Lambda
11 18 (3.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 17 (3.67%) Bluemix
12 17 (3.67%) IBM Cloud
13 16 (3.46%) IaaS
14 11 (2.38%) CloudFront
15 9 (1.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (11.02%) HTTP
2 47 (10.15%) TCP/IP
3 42 (9.07%) DNS
4 35 (7.56%) SSL
5 31 (6.70%) FTP
6 21 (4.54%) Firewall
7 5 (1.08%) Internet
8 2 (0.43%) AMQP
8 2 (0.43%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.43%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (0.43%) Software-Defined Networking
8 2 (0.43%) WAN
9 1 (0.22%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.22%) DHCP
9 1 (0.22%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.22%) LAN
9 1 (0.22%) NAS
9 1 (0.22%) Network Security
9 1 (0.22%) SAN
9 1 (0.22%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (18.36%) MongoDB
2 64 (13.82%) PostgreSQL
3 62 (13.39%) NoSQL
4 25 (5.40%) Big Data
5 24 (5.18%) Apache Cassandra
5 24 (5.18%) Redis
6 18 (3.89%) Blockchain
7 17 (3.67%) MySQL
8 16 (3.46%) SQL Server
9 14 (3.02%) Amazon RDS
9 14 (3.02%) Hadoop
10 12 (2.59%) Apache Hive
11 10 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (2.16%) Relational Database
12 8 (1.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 6 (1.30%) Couchbase
14 5 (1.08%) HBase
14 5 (1.08%) RDBMS
14 5 (1.08%) Sqoop
15 4 (0.86%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 179 (38.66%) Jenkins
2 177 (38.23%) Git (software)
3 53 (11.45%) Sonatype Nexus
4 50 (10.80%) Maven
5 45 (9.72%) GitLab
5 45 (9.72%) Gradle
6 37 (7.99%) TeamCity
7 34 (7.34%) JIRA
7 34 (7.34%) Selenium
8 31 (6.70%) Cucumber
8 31 (6.70%) JUnit
9 30 (6.48%) gulp
10 29 (6.26%) SonarQube
11 27 (5.83%) Gerrit
12 24 (5.18%) webpack
13 21 (4.54%) IBM UrbanCode
13 21 (4.54%) Spock
14 20 (4.32%) Gatling
14 20 (4.32%) Geb
15 17 (3.67%) Ant
General
1 68 (14.69%) Banking
2 64 (13.82%) Finance
3 19 (4.10%) Retail
4 12 (2.59%) Investment Banking
4 12 (2.59%) Marketing
5 9 (1.94%) Publishing
6 8 (1.73%) Law
7 7 (1.51%) Games
8 5 (1.08%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.86%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.86%) Front Office
9 4 (0.86%) Mandarin Language
9 4 (0.86%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.65%) Automotive
11 2 (0.43%) Advertising
11 2 (0.43%) Cantonese Language
11 2 (0.43%) French Language
11 2 (0.43%) German Language
11 2 (0.43%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.43%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 178 (38.44%) Developer
2 170 (36.72%) DevOps Engineer
3 77 (16.63%) Java Developer
4 51 (11.02%) Senior DevOps
5 48 (10.37%) AWS DevOps
6 46 (9.94%) AWS Engineer
7 44 (9.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 39 (8.42%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 39 (8.42%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 29 (6.26%) Senior Developer
10 21 (4.54%) .NET Developer
10 21 (4.54%) Agile Developer
10 21 (4.54%) Agile Java Developer
11 20 (4.32%) Data Engineer
12 17 (3.67%) Full Stack Developer
12 17 (3.67%) Software Engineer
13 14 (3.02%) Architect
13 14 (3.02%) Java Engineer
14 13 (2.81%) Senior Java Developer
15 10 (2.16%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (24.41%) Node.js
2 92 (19.87%) REST
3 79 (17.06%) CSS
4 75 (16.20%) HTML
5 72 (15.55%) Kafka
6 71 (15.33%) React
7 64 (13.82%) AngularJS
8 56 (12.10%) Spring
9 55 (11.88%) HTML5
10 51 (11.02%) Web Services
11 47 (10.15%) RESTful
12 41 (8.86%) Dropwizard
13 38 (8.21%) SOAP
14 36 (7.78%) .NET
15 33 (7.13%) OAuth
16 32 (6.91%) Guice
16 32 (6.91%) OAuth2
17 26 (5.62%) Redux
17 26 (5.62%) Spring Boot
18 23 (4.97%) Ratpack
Miscellaneous
1 35 (7.56%) Fintech
2 33 (7.13%) Greenfield Project
3 28 (6.05%) iPad
4 20 (4.32%) Mobile App
5 19 (4.10%) Linux Command Line
6 15 (3.24%) Device Driver
6 15 (3.24%) Virtual Team
7 13 (2.81%) Algorithms
7 13 (2.81%) User Experience
8 8 (1.73%) Credit Risk
8 8 (1.73%) Public Cloud
9 7 (1.51%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.51%) Fixed Income
10 6 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (1.30%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.65%) Cloud Native
11 3 (0.65%) Derivative
12 2 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.43%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 160 (34.56%) Linux
2 60 (12.96%) Unix
3 38 (8.21%) CentOS
4 32 (6.91%) Ubuntu
5 30 (6.48%) Windows
6 10 (2.16%) Windows Server
7 7 (1.51%) Mac OS X
8 6 (1.30%) CoreOS
9 5 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.08%) VMS
10 4 (0.86%) Android
10 4 (0.86%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.65%) Debian
11 3 (0.65%) Solaris
11 3 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.43%) DC/OS
12 2 (0.43%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.22%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (54.86%) DevOps
2 244 (52.70%) Agile Software Development
3 133 (28.73%) TDD
4 122 (26.35%) Continuous Integration
5 107 (23.11%) Microservices
6 88 (19.01%) BDD
7 74 (15.98%) Software Engineering
8 71 (15.33%) Configuration Management
9 63 (13.61%) Test Automation
10 51 (11.02%) Scrum
11 45 (9.72%) E-Commerce
12 38 (8.21%) Continuous Delivery
13 35 (7.56%) Domain-Driven Design
14 32 (6.91%) Deployment Automation
15 31 (6.70%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 31 (6.70%) OWASP
16 29 (6.26%) MVC
17 28 (6.05%) Open Source
18 25 (5.40%) Pair Programming
19 24 (5.18%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 182 (39.31%) Java
2 170 (36.72%) Python
3 115 (24.84%) JavaScript
4 105 (22.68%) Ruby
5 89 (19.22%) Bash Shell
6 73 (15.77%) Groovy
7 66 (14.25%) Java 8
8 57 (12.31%) Scala
9 43 (9.29%) C#
10 41 (8.86%) ES6
11 39 (8.42%) Go
12 34 (7.34%) TypeScript
13 32 (6.91%) SQL
14 19 (4.10%) Shell Script
15 18 (3.89%) C++
16 13 (2.81%) PHP
17 10 (2.16%) PowerShell
18 6 (1.30%) Clojure
18 6 (1.30%) Kotlin
18 6 (1.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (4.75%) Security Cleared
2 18 (3.89%) SC Cleared
3 13 (2.81%) AWS Certification
4 9 (1.94%) Degree
5 5 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.22%) OCP
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.22%) PhD
6 1 (0.22%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.18%) GCP
2 22 (4.75%) QA
3 2 (0.43%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.22%) GDPR
4 1 (0.22%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (1.51%) Apache Flume
2 5 (1.08%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.08%) HDFS
3 4 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.65%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.43%) iptables
5 2 (0.43%) NFS
5 2 (0.43%) Varnish
5 2 (0.43%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.22%) Gluster
6 1 (0.22%) Samba
6 1 (0.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 185 (39.96%) Kubernetes
2 122 (26.35%) Ansible
3 84 (18.14%) Terraform
4 80 (17.28%) Puppet
5 69 (14.90%) Opscode Chef
6 46 (9.94%) Docker Swarm
7 42 (9.07%) Mesos
8 32 (6.91%) Prometheus
9 29 (6.26%) Grafana
10 21 (4.54%) Consul
11 15 (3.24%) Icinga
11 15 (3.24%) Nagios
12 14 (3.02%) Kibana
13 11 (2.38%) Marathon
14 8 (1.73%) logstash
15 7 (1.51%) PingFederate
16 5 (1.08%) Hadoop YARN
16 5 (1.08%) HAProxy
16 5 (1.08%) Rancher
17 4 (0.86%) Packer
Vendors
1 39 (8.42%) Google
2 31 (6.70%) Red Hat
3 24 (5.18%) Splunk
4 17 (3.67%) AppDynamics
4 17 (3.67%) Microsoft
5 13 (2.81%) New Relic
6 12 (2.59%) IBM
7 10 (2.16%) Atlassian
8 9 (1.94%) VMware
9 8 (1.73%) Cloudera
10 7 (1.51%) Rollbar
11 6 (1.30%) Hortonworks
11 6 (1.30%) Oracle
12 5 (1.08%) MapR
13 4 (0.86%) Adobe
13 4 (0.86%) DevExpress
13 4 (0.86%) SaltStack
13 4 (0.86%) Tableau
14 3 (0.65%) CheckPoint
14 3 (0.65%) Solace