Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 59 95
Rank change year-on-year +39 +36 +91
Contract jobs citing Docker 564 292 169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 7.90% 4.06% 2.59%
As % of the System Software category 45.63% 33.76% 23.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 249 146
City of London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £418 £438 £422
90th Percentile £675 £663 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - -4.55%
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 1,236 865 707
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.32% 12.04% 10.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 974 687 551
City of London median daily rate £500 £490 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £157 £200 £200
90th Percentile £650 £663 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £481 £450
% change year-on-year +9.09% +6.94% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 25 20
City of London median hourly rate £19.25 £16.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.31% -30.43% +31.50%
10th Percentile £13.66 £10.35 £12.38
90th Percentile £25.50 £26.80 £59.50
Central London median hourly rate £19.25 £16.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +20.31% -15.79% +11.76%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 - 29 £575 -
Moorgate -2 20 £550 +10.00%
Docker
Central London

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 315 (55.85%) Kubernetes
2 292 (51.77%) DevOps
3 287 (50.89%) Agile Software Development
4 277 (49.11%) Amazon AWS
5 236 (41.84%) Java
6 196 (34.75%) Microservices
7 159 (28.19%) TDD
8 156 (27.66%) Jenkins
9 155 (27.48%) Linux
10 154 (27.30%) Python
11 140 (24.82%) Finance
12 133 (23.58%) Git (software)
13 128 (22.70%) Spring
13 128 (22.70%) Terraform
14 124 (21.99%) Ansible
15 111 (19.68%) JavaScript
16 105 (18.62%) MongoDB
17 101 (17.91%) Spring Boot
18 100 (17.73%) Continuous Integration
19 99 (17.55%) Kafka
20 98 (17.38%) Java 8
21 87 (15.43%) BDD
22 86 (15.25%) Node.js
23 81 (14.36%) NoSQL
23 81 (14.36%) Microsoft Azure
24 78 (13.83%) Continuous Delivery
25 77 (13.65%) Scala
26 75 (13.30%) HTML
27 73 (12.94%) Scrum
27 73 (12.94%) Apache Cassandra

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 63 (11.17%) Elasticsearch
2 46 (8.16%) Apache Spark
3 21 (3.72%) Apache
4 13 (2.30%) Cloud Foundry
5 12 (2.13%) Confluence
6 9 (1.60%) nginx
7 7 (1.24%) Apache Airflow
7 7 (1.24%) JBoss
7 7 (1.24%) WebLogic
8 5 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (0.71%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.71%) Oracle Coherence
10 3 (0.53%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.35%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.35%) IIS
11 2 (0.35%) Mule
11 2 (0.35%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.35%) WordPress
12 1 (0.18%) Content Management Server
12 1 (0.18%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (0.35%) InVision
Business Applications
1 16 (2.84%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.35%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.18%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.18%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 277 (49.11%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (14.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (7.80%) Google Cloud Platform
4 38 (6.74%) Heroku
5 31 (5.50%) GitHub
6 23 (4.08%) AWS CloudFormation
6 23 (4.08%) Serverless
7 22 (3.90%) AWS Lambda
8 20 (3.55%) Amazon EC2
8 20 (3.55%) PaaS
9 19 (3.37%) Amazon S3
10 14 (2.48%) OpenShift
11 12 (2.13%) IaaS
11 12 (2.13%) SaaS
12 11 (1.95%) IBM Cloud
13 10 (1.77%) npm
14 9 (1.60%) Amazon SQS
14 9 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
14 9 (1.60%) Datadog
15 5 (0.89%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 37 (6.56%) HTTP
2 30 (5.32%) DNS
3 28 (4.96%) FTP
3 28 (4.96%) TCP/IP
4 27 (4.79%) SSL
5 9 (1.60%) Internet
6 6 (1.06%) AMQP
6 6 (1.06%) Firewall
7 4 (0.71%) MQTT
8 3 (0.53%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.35%) SMTP
9 2 (0.35%) SSH
10 1 (0.18%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.18%) LAN
10 1 (0.18%) MPLS
10 1 (0.18%) OSPF
10 1 (0.18%) SCCP
10 1 (0.18%) SNMP
10 1 (0.18%) TACACS
10 1 (0.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (18.62%) MongoDB
2 81 (14.36%) NoSQL
3 73 (12.94%) Apache Cassandra
4 68 (12.06%) Redis
5 58 (10.28%) PostgreSQL
6 39 (6.91%) Big Data
7 29 (5.14%) Hadoop
8 26 (4.61%) MySQL
9 24 (4.26%) Riak
10 22 (3.90%) Relational Database
11 21 (3.72%) Blockchain
11 21 (3.72%) SQL Server
12 9 (1.60%) Couchbase
13 8 (1.42%) Amazon RDS
14 7 (1.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 7 (1.24%) CouchDB
15 6 (1.06%) HBase
16 4 (0.71%) Flink
17 3 (0.53%) Apache Hive
17 3 (0.53%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 156 (27.66%) Jenkins
2 133 (23.58%) Git (software)
3 62 (10.99%) Maven
4 55 (9.75%) Gradle
5 48 (8.51%) GitLab
6 34 (6.03%) Selenium
7 33 (5.85%) JIRA
8 29 (5.14%) gulp
8 29 (5.14%) JUnit
9 20 (3.55%) Cucumber
10 19 (3.37%) TeamCity
11 18 (3.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 18 (3.19%) Mockito
12 15 (2.66%) Octopus Deploy
13 13 (2.30%) Gatling
13 13 (2.30%) Visual Studio Team System
14 12 (2.13%) Subversion
15 11 (1.95%) SonarQube
16 10 (1.77%) Sonatype Nexus
16 10 (1.77%) webpack
General
1 140 (24.82%) Finance
2 72 (12.77%) Banking
3 17 (3.01%) Retail
4 11 (1.95%) Advertising
4 11 (1.95%) Telecoms
5 10 (1.77%) Financial Institution
5 10 (1.77%) Law
6 8 (1.42%) Front Office
7 7 (1.24%) Publishing
8 6 (1.06%) Marketing
9 5 (0.89%) Back Office
9 5 (0.89%) Games
10 3 (0.53%) Legal
11 2 (0.35%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.18%) Billing
12 1 (0.18%) Electronics
12 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 263 (46.63%) Developer
2 171 (30.32%) DevOps Engineer
3 130 (23.05%) Java Developer
4 86 (15.25%) Senior Developer
5 51 (9.04%) Senior Java Developer
6 41 (7.27%) AWS Engineer
7 40 (7.09%) AWS DevOps
8 36 (6.38%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 36 (6.38%) Senior DevOps
9 35 (6.21%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 34 (6.03%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 26 (4.61%) Java Engineer
12 24 (4.26%) Agile Developer
12 24 (4.26%) React Developer
13 23 (4.08%) Lead Developer
14 22 (3.90%) Agile Java Developer
15 21 (3.72%) Architect
15 21 (3.72%) Technical Leader
16 20 (3.55%) Scala Developer
17 19 (3.37%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (22.70%) Spring
2 101 (17.91%) Spring Boot
3 99 (17.55%) Kafka
4 86 (15.25%) Node.js
5 75 (13.30%) HTML
6 64 (11.35%) REST
7 60 (10.64%) CSS
7 60 (10.64%) RESTful
8 59 (10.46%) AngularJS
9 54 (9.57%) HTML5
10 41 (7.27%) Hibernate
11 38 (6.74%) Web Services
12 37 (6.56%) .NET
13 36 (6.38%) React
14 34 (6.03%) Redux
14 34 (6.03%) SOAP
15 33 (5.85%) OAuth
16 31 (5.50%) OAuth2
17 28 (4.96%) Dropwizard
18 27 (4.79%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 60 (10.64%) Greenfield Project
2 32 (5.67%) Fintech
3 30 (5.32%) Cloud Native
4 23 (4.08%) iPad
5 15 (2.66%) Linux Command Line
6 14 (2.48%) Mobile App
7 11 (1.95%) Fixed Income
8 9 (1.60%) Algorithms
9 8 (1.42%) Data Centre
9 8 (1.42%) Virtual Team
10 7 (1.24%) Data Structures
10 7 (1.24%) Equities
11 6 (1.06%) Device Driver
11 6 (1.06%) User Experience
12 5 (0.89%) Digital Wallet
12 5 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (0.89%) Public Cloud
12 5 (0.89%) Tandem
13 4 (0.71%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 155 (27.48%) Linux
2 29 (5.14%) Unix
3 14 (2.48%) Windows
4 11 (1.95%) CentOS
5 10 (1.77%) Ubuntu
6 9 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (1.60%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.89%) Android
7 5 (0.89%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.71%) Mesosphere
9 3 (0.53%) VMS
10 2 (0.35%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.18%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.18%) Debian
11 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (51.77%) DevOps
2 287 (50.89%) Agile Software Development
3 196 (34.75%) Microservices
4 159 (28.19%) TDD
5 100 (17.73%) Continuous Integration
6 87 (15.43%) BDD
7 78 (13.83%) Continuous Delivery
8 73 (12.94%) Scrum
9 66 (11.70%) Software Engineering
10 56 (9.93%) Test Automation
11 54 (9.57%) Open Source
12 52 (9.22%) Configuration Management
13 47 (8.33%) E-Commerce
14 40 (7.09%) Deployment Automation
15 34 (6.03%) Kanban
16 32 (5.67%) Domain-Driven Design
17 30 (5.32%) SDLC
18 27 (4.79%) Analytics
18 27 (4.79%) OWASP
18 27 (4.79%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 236 (41.84%) Java
2 154 (27.30%) Python
3 111 (19.68%) JavaScript
4 98 (17.38%) Java 8
5 77 (13.65%) Scala
6 72 (12.77%) Bash Shell
7 65 (11.52%) Ruby
8 61 (10.82%) SQL
9 41 (7.27%) TypeScript
10 40 (7.09%) ES6
11 39 (6.91%) C#
12 32 (5.67%) Go
13 28 (4.96%) Groovy
14 22 (3.90%) PHP
15 17 (3.01%) PowerShell
16 9 (1.60%) R
17 8 (1.42%) Perl
18 7 (1.24%) C++
19 6 (1.06%) Kotlin
20 4 (0.71%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 18 (3.19%) Degree
2 10 (1.77%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (1.42%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.53%) AWS Certification
4 3 (0.53%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.35%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.18%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.18%) OSCP
6 1 (0.18%) RHCE
6 1 (0.18%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.55%) QA
2 3 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.18%) ISO 20022
3 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.18%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.18%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (1.06%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.89%) Varnish
3 2 (0.35%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.18%) KVM
4 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 315 (55.85%) Kubernetes
2 128 (22.70%) Terraform
3 124 (21.99%) Ansible
4 48 (8.51%) Puppet
5 40 (7.09%) Opscode Chef
6 31 (5.50%) Docker Swarm
7 19 (3.37%) Prometheus
8 18 (3.19%) Mesos
9 16 (2.84%) Consul
10 13 (2.30%) Grafana
10 13 (2.30%) Nagios
11 11 (1.95%) Kibana
11 11 (1.95%) Packer
12 8 (1.42%) logstash
13 7 (1.24%) Icinga
13 7 (1.24%) Marathon
14 5 (0.89%) Salt
15 4 (0.71%) Fluentd
15 4 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
16 3 (0.53%) Graphite
Vendors
1 44 (7.80%) Google
2 25 (4.43%) Oracle
3 14 (2.48%) Microsoft
3 14 (2.48%) Red Hat
4 11 (1.95%) Atlassian
4 11 (1.95%) IBM
5 9 (1.60%) Splunk
6 7 (1.24%) New Relic
7 6 (1.06%) AppDynamics
7 6 (1.06%) Sybase
8 4 (0.71%) SaltStack
8 4 (0.71%) VMware
9 2 (0.35%) Cognos
9 2 (0.35%) CyberArk
9 2 (0.35%) Hortonworks
9 2 (0.35%) Micro Focus
9 2 (0.35%) Nokia
9 2 (0.35%) SAP
9 2 (0.35%) SOASTA, Inc
9 2 (0.35%) Talend