Period
to 15 June 2021

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 15 June 2021 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
15 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 22 21 17
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4 +12
Contract jobs citing Docker 217 200 580
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 7.33% 6.97% 9.07%
As % of the System Software category 48.98% 47.96% 49.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 177 469
10th Percentile £444 £425 £456
25th Percentile £463 £500 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £563 £575 £568
Median % change year-on-year -2.17% +1.32% +3.18%
75th Percentile £638 £636 £625
90th Percentile £722 £675 £677
Central London median daily rate £575 £563 £550
% change year-on-year +2.22% +2.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £46.85
Central London median hourly rate - - £46.85

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 443 417 1,181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.97% 14.53% 18.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 334 912
10th Percentile £363 £217 £200
25th Percentile £450 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
75th Percentile £626 £600 £588
90th Percentile £711 £650 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 19
Median hourly rate £23.00 £13.08 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +75.91% -37.74% +5.00%
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £13.26 £21.00
% change year-on-year +50.86% -36.87% +5.00%

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 15 June 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Docker in the City of London

For the 6 months to 15 June 2021, 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.

1 122 (56.22%) Kubernetes
2 120 (55.30%) DevOps
3 90 (41.47%) Java
4 88 (40.55%) Agile Software Development
5 83 (38.25%) Microservices
6 82 (37.79%) TDD
7 80 (36.87%) Git (software)
8 78 (35.94%) AWS
9 71 (32.72%) Azure
10 65 (29.95%) Jenkins
11 56 (25.81%) Spring
12 42 (19.35%) Node.js
13 40 (18.43%) JavaScript
13 40 (18.43%) Web Services
13 40 (18.43%) Python
14 38 (17.51%) Finance
14 38 (17.51%) Banking
15 37 (17.05%) Ansible
15 37 (17.05%) Spring Boot
16 35 (16.13%) Terraform
17 34 (15.67%) MVC
18 27 (12.44%) Software Engineering
18 27 (12.44%) Social Skills
19 26 (11.98%) Scrum
19 26 (11.98%) Kafka
20 24 (11.06%) GitHub
20 24 (11.06%) BDD
21 23 (10.60%) Linux
22 22 (10.14%) HTML
22 22 (10.14%) Web Development

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 14 (6.45%) nginx
2 11 (5.07%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (3.23%) Confluence
4 6 (2.76%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.84%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (1.38%) Apache
6 3 (1.38%) JBoss
6 3 (1.38%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.92%) Appian
7 2 (0.92%) Camunda
8 1 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.46%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.46%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.46%) GemFire
8 1 (0.46%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.46%) Mule
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Fuse
8 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.46%) uWSGI
Business Applications
1 2 (0.92%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 78 (35.94%) AWS
2 71 (32.72%) Azure
3 24 (11.06%) GitHub
4 16 (7.37%) GCP
5 13 (5.99%) AWS CloudFormation
6 9 (4.15%) Serverless
7 8 (3.69%) SaaS
8 7 (3.23%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (2.30%) Amazon ECS
9 5 (2.30%) OpenShift
10 4 (1.84%) Amazon S3
10 4 (1.84%) npm
10 4 (1.84%) PaaS
11 3 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (1.38%) IaaS
12 2 (0.92%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 2 (0.92%) CloudFront
12 2 (0.92%) Datadog
12 2 (0.92%) Slack
12 2 (0.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.92%) Firewall
1 2 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.46%) BGP
2 1 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.46%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (0.46%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (0.46%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (0.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (0.46%) LAN
2 1 (0.46%) Multicast
2 1 (0.46%) Network Security
2 1 (0.46%) OSPF
2 1 (0.46%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.46%) VXLAN
2 1 (0.46%) WAN
2 1 (0.46%) Wireless
2 1 (0.46%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.53%) MongoDB
1 12 (5.53%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.61%) NoSQL
3 6 (2.76%) Big Data
3 6 (2.76%) MySQL
3 6 (2.76%) Redis
4 4 (1.84%) Blockchain
4 4 (1.84%) Hadoop
4 4 (1.84%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (1.84%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.38%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (1.38%) Hazelcast
6 2 (0.92%) Apache Hive
6 2 (0.92%) BigQuery
6 2 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.92%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 80 (36.87%) Git (software)
2 65 (29.95%) Jenkins
3 20 (9.22%) JIRA
4 15 (6.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 15 (6.91%) JUnit
5 14 (6.45%) Maven
6 13 (5.99%) Mockito
7 10 (4.61%) Cucumber
8 8 (3.69%) GitLab
9 6 (2.76%) Eclipse
9 6 (2.76%) IntelliJ
9 6 (2.76%) webpack
10 5 (2.30%) CircleCI
10 5 (2.30%) TeamCity
11 4 (1.84%) Selenium
12 3 (1.38%) SonarQube
12 3 (1.38%) Subversion
13 2 (0.92%) Calabash
13 2 (0.92%) Grunt
13 2 (0.92%) Vagrant
General
1 38 (17.51%) Banking
1 38 (17.51%) Finance
2 27 (12.44%) Social Skills
3 13 (5.99%) Front Office
3 13 (5.99%) Investment Banking
4 11 (5.07%) Retail
5 3 (1.38%) Public Sector
6 2 (0.92%) Advertising
6 2 (0.92%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.92%) Influencing Skills
7 1 (0.46%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.46%) Games
7 1 (0.46%) International Banking
7 1 (0.46%) Presentation Skills
7 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 138 (63.59%) Developer
2 59 (27.19%) Java Developer
3 26 (11.98%) Backend Developer
3 26 (11.98%) DevOps Engineer
4 17 (7.83%) Node.js Developer
5 14 (6.45%) PHP Developer
5 14 (6.45%) Senior Developer
6 13 (5.99%) Python Developer
7 10 (4.61%) Agile Developer
7 10 (4.61%) Agile Java Developer
7 10 (4.61%) Ruby Developer
7 10 (4.61%) Senior Java Developer
8 9 (4.15%) DevOps Developer
8 9 (4.15%) Software Engineer
9 8 (3.69%) Architect
10 6 (2.76%) .NET Developer
11 5 (2.30%) Full Stack Developer
12 4 (1.84%) AWS Developer
12 4 (1.84%) AWS Engineer
12 4 (1.84%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (25.81%) Spring
2 42 (19.35%) Node.js
3 40 (18.43%) Web Services
4 37 (17.05%) Spring Boot
5 26 (11.98%) Kafka
6 22 (10.14%) AngularJS
6 22 (10.14%) HTML
6 22 (10.14%) React
7 21 (9.68%) CSS
8 18 (8.29%) Vue.js
9 17 (7.83%) HTML5
10 16 (7.37%) CSS3
10 16 (7.37%) Laravel
10 16 (7.37%) LESS
10 16 (7.37%) Sass
11 15 (6.91%) Vuetify.js
12 13 (5.99%) .NET
13 11 (5.07%) Hibernate
13 11 (5.07%) RESTful
13 11 (5.07%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.07%) Fixed Income
2 10 (4.61%) Credit Risk
3 7 (3.23%) Algorithms
3 7 (3.23%) Market Risk
4 6 (2.76%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (2.76%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (2.30%) Derivative
5 5 (2.30%) Grid Computing
6 3 (1.38%) Equities
6 3 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.92%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.92%) Exotic Derivative
7 2 (0.92%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.46%) Blog
8 1 (0.46%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.46%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.46%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.46%) User Experience
8 1 (0.46%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (10.60%) Linux
2 11 (5.07%) Unix
3 4 (1.84%) Android
3 4 (1.84%) Windows
4 3 (1.38%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.46%) CentOS
5 1 (0.46%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (55.30%) DevOps
2 88 (40.55%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (38.25%) Microservices
4 82 (37.79%) TDD
5 34 (15.67%) MVC
6 27 (12.44%) Software Engineering
7 26 (11.98%) Scrum
8 24 (11.06%) BDD
9 22 (10.14%) Web Development
10 20 (9.22%) OWASP
11 19 (8.76%) Infrastructure as Code
11 19 (8.76%) Migration
12 16 (7.37%) Unit Testing
13 15 (6.91%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (5.53%) Problem-Solving
15 10 (4.61%) Kanban
16 9 (4.15%) Continuous Deployment
16 9 (4.15%) Fintech
16 9 (4.15%) Low Latency
16 9 (4.15%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 90 (41.47%) Java
2 40 (18.43%) JavaScript
2 40 (18.43%) Python
3 19 (8.76%) SQL
4 18 (8.29%) Java 8
5 17 (7.83%) PHP
5 17 (7.83%) Ruby
6 14 (6.45%) TypeScript
7 12 (5.53%) Go
8 11 (5.07%) Bash Shell
8 11 (5.07%) C#
9 4 (1.84%) ES6
9 4 (1.84%) Scala
10 3 (1.38%) C++
10 3 (1.38%) Kotlin
10 3 (1.38%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.92%) AWK
11 2 (0.92%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.92%) Rust
11 2 (0.92%) sed
Qualifications
1 15 (6.91%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.07%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.84%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.46%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.46%) ISEB
4 1 (0.46%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.38%) Accessibility
1 3 (1.38%) QA
2 1 (0.46%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.92%) VirtualBox
1 2 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.46%) HDFS
2 1 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 122 (56.22%) Kubernetes
2 37 (17.05%) Ansible
3 35 (16.13%) Terraform
4 11 (5.07%) Puppet
5 9 (4.15%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.38%) Rancher
7 1 (0.46%) Grafana
7 1 (0.46%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.46%) Icinga
7 1 (0.46%) logstash
7 1 (0.46%) Marathon
7 1 (0.46%) Mesos
7 1 (0.46%) Packer
7 1 (0.46%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.46%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.46%) Salt
Vendors
1 18 (8.29%) Oracle
2 11 (5.07%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.07%) MuleSoft
3 6 (2.76%) Google
3 6 (2.76%) Sybase
4 4 (1.84%) Splunk
5 2 (0.92%) AppDynamics
5 2 (0.92%) CA
5 2 (0.92%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (0.92%) Cloudera
5 2 (0.92%) VMware
6 1 (0.46%) Adobe
6 1 (0.46%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.46%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.46%) Cisco
6 1 (0.46%) Cognos
6 1 (0.46%) Fortinet
6 1 (0.46%) IBM
6 1 (0.46%) Murex
6 1 (0.46%) Red Hat