Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 17 24 66
Rank change year-on-year +7 +42 +62
Contract jobs citing Docker 577 496 231
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 8.67% 6.99% 3.58%
As % of the System Software category 47.92% 44.33% 34.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 422 196
City of London median daily rate £575 £550 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% +7.32% -2.38%
10th Percentile £456 £420 £425
90th Percentile £688 £688 £638
Central London median daily rate £550 £550 £513
% change year-on-year - +7.32% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £46.85 - -
Central London median hourly rate £46.85 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year +33.85% - -

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 1,204 1,119 678
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.09% 15.78% 10.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 939 897 558
City of London median daily rate £510 £500 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.82% +5.00%
10th Percentile £205 £200 £185
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 38 16
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.25 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -9.41% +34.92%
10th Percentile £12.76 £11.94 £13.09
90th Percentile £42.62 £23.50 £79.19
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +20.63%

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 - 28 £575 -
Moorgate - 18 £500 -
Docker
Central London

For the 6 months to 17 July 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.

1 356 (61.70%) Kubernetes
2 257 (44.54%) Amazon AWS
3 255 (44.19%) DevOps
4 235 (40.73%) Microservices
5 212 (36.74%) Java
6 206 (35.70%) Agile Software Development
7 170 (29.46%) Microsoft Azure
8 160 (27.73%) Python
9 157 (27.21%) Linux
10 129 (22.36%) SQL
11 127 (22.01%) TDD
12 120 (20.80%) Kafka
13 119 (20.62%) Finance
14 114 (19.76%) Ansible
15 112 (19.41%) Terraform
16 110 (19.06%) Git (software)
17 109 (18.89%) Jenkins
18 105 (18.20%) Spring
19 91 (15.77%) JavaScript
20 86 (14.90%) Serverless
21 83 (14.38%) Java 8
22 80 (13.86%) Fintech
23 78 (13.52%) Node.js
24 75 (13.00%) Google Cloud Platform
25 74 (12.82%) Spring Boot
26 73 (12.65%) NoSQL
26 73 (12.65%) .NET
27 71 (12.31%) PostgreSQL
27 71 (12.31%) Software Engineering
27 71 (12.31%) 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 50 (8.67%) Elasticsearch
2 39 (6.76%) Confluence
3 37 (6.41%) Apache Spark
4 14 (2.43%) Apache
5 9 (1.56%) Apache Airflow
6 7 (1.21%) nginx
7 5 (0.87%) Apache Solr
8 4 (0.69%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (0.69%) IIS
8 4 (0.69%) JBoss
8 4 (0.69%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.35%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.35%) CMS
9 2 (0.35%) GeoServer
9 2 (0.35%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.35%) SugarCRM
9 2 (0.35%) WordPress
10 1 (0.17%) Drupal
10 1 (0.17%) Mule
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (2.08%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 257 (44.54%) Amazon AWS
2 170 (29.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 86 (14.90%) Serverless
4 75 (13.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 55 (9.53%) AWS Lambda
6 26 (4.51%) GitHub
7 25 (4.33%) Amazon EC2
8 24 (4.16%) OpenShift
9 21 (3.64%) Amazon S3
9 21 (3.64%) PaaS
10 20 (3.47%) Amazon ECS
10 20 (3.47%) AWS CloudFormation
11 18 (3.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 14 (2.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 14 (2.43%) Route 53
13 12 (2.08%) Datadog
14 11 (1.91%) SaaS
15 10 (1.73%) Azure Functions
15 10 (1.73%) IaaS
16 9 (1.56%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.99%) HTTP
1 23 (3.99%) TCP/IP
2 17 (2.95%) DNS
3 14 (2.43%) SSL
4 12 (2.08%) FTP
5 7 (1.21%) Firewall
5 7 (1.21%) VPN
6 4 (0.69%) BGP
6 4 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (0.69%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (0.69%) Cisco Wireless
6 4 (0.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 4 (0.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (0.69%) Kerberos
6 4 (0.69%) Multicast
6 4 (0.69%) Network Security
6 4 (0.69%) OSPF
6 4 (0.69%) SAN
6 4 (0.69%) Wireless
6 4 (0.69%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (12.65%) NoSQL
2 71 (12.31%) PostgreSQL
3 68 (11.79%) MongoDB
4 48 (8.32%) Redis
5 45 (7.80%) MySQL
6 37 (6.41%) Apache Cassandra
7 32 (5.55%) Big Data
8 28 (4.85%) Azure SQL Database
8 28 (4.85%) Hadoop
9 25 (4.33%) Cosmos DB
10 21 (3.64%) SQL Server
11 20 (3.47%) Blockchain
11 20 (3.47%) Data Lake
12 19 (3.29%) Couchbase
13 18 (3.12%) Amazon RDS
14 17 (2.95%) Relational Database
15 15 (2.60%) BigQuery
16 12 (2.08%) Apache Hive
17 9 (1.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 9 (1.56%) Riak
Development Applications
1 110 (19.06%) Git (software)
2 109 (18.89%) Jenkins
3 56 (9.71%) JIRA
4 30 (5.20%) Maven
5 25 (4.33%) Gradle
6 23 (3.99%) Cucumber
7 22 (3.81%) Selenium
8 21 (3.64%) Gatling
8 21 (3.64%) Sonatype Nexus
9 19 (3.29%) GitLab
9 19 (3.29%) TeamCity
10 18 (3.12%) gulp
11 15 (2.60%) webpack
12 14 (2.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 13 (2.25%) JUnit
14 11 (1.91%) Geb
14 11 (1.91%) Spock
15 10 (1.73%) Mocha
15 10 (1.73%) Visual Studio Team System
16 8 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 119 (20.62%) Finance
2 55 (9.53%) Banking
3 25 (4.33%) Retail
4 16 (2.77%) Investment Banking
5 10 (1.73%) Front Office
6 8 (1.39%) Law
7 7 (1.21%) Games
7 7 (1.21%) Legal
8 5 (0.87%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.52%) Marketing
9 3 (0.52%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.35%) Advertising
10 2 (0.35%) Back Office
10 2 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.17%) Automotive
11 1 (0.17%) German Language
11 1 (0.17%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 241 (41.77%) Developer
2 132 (22.88%) DevOps Engineer
3 94 (16.29%) Java Developer
4 59 (10.23%) AWS DevOps
5 58 (10.05%) Senior Developer
6 56 (9.71%) AWS Engineer
7 49 (8.49%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 44 (7.63%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 33 (5.72%) Python Developer
9 33 (5.72%) Senior Java Developer
10 31 (5.37%) Azure DevOps
11 27 (4.68%) Data Engineer
12 26 (4.51%) Python Engineer
13 24 (4.16%) Azure Engineer
13 24 (4.16%) Java Engineer
14 23 (3.99%) Cloud Engineer
15 21 (3.64%) Full Stack Developer
15 21 (3.64%) Linux Engineer
16 20 (3.47%) Senior DevOps
16 20 (3.47%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (20.80%) Kafka
2 105 (18.20%) Spring
3 78 (13.52%) Node.js
4 74 (12.82%) Spring Boot
5 73 (12.65%) .NET
6 71 (12.31%) AngularJS
7 54 (9.36%) REST
8 50 (8.67%) HTML
8 50 (8.67%) React
9 49 (8.49%) RESTful
10 46 (7.97%) .NET Core
10 46 (7.97%) CSS
11 30 (5.20%) Web Services
12 29 (5.03%) Express
13 27 (4.68%) Hibernate
14 25 (4.33%) koa
15 24 (4.16%) JSON
16 23 (3.99%) OAuth
17 22 (3.81%) HTML5
18 20 (3.47%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 70 (12.13%) Greenfield Project
2 20 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (2.60%) Cloud Native
4 12 (2.08%) User Experience
5 9 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (1.56%) Linux Command Line
5 9 (1.56%) PKI
6 8 (1.39%) Algorithms
7 7 (1.21%) Data Structures
7 7 (1.21%) Public Cloud
8 5 (0.87%) Analytical Mindset
8 5 (0.87%) Data Centre
9 4 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (0.69%) Hedge funds
10 3 (0.52%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.35%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.35%) Industry 4.0
11 2 (0.35%) iPad
11 2 (0.35%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (0.35%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 157 (27.21%) Linux
2 43 (7.45%) Unix
3 24 (4.16%) Windows
4 10 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (1.21%) Solaris
6 4 (0.69%) Android
6 4 (0.69%) CentOS
6 4 (0.69%) Mac OS X
6 4 (0.69%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.52%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.52%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.35%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.17%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (0.17%) Debian
9 1 (0.17%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (44.19%) DevOps
2 235 (40.73%) Microservices
3 206 (35.70%) Agile Software Development
4 127 (22.01%) TDD
5 80 (13.86%) Fintech
6 71 (12.31%) Software Engineering
7 66 (11.44%) BDD
8 54 (9.36%) Continuous Integration
9 42 (7.28%) Migration
9 42 (7.28%) Scrum
10 39 (6.76%) Continuous Delivery
11 38 (6.59%) Configuration Management
12 35 (6.07%) OOP
13 34 (5.89%) Infrastructure as Code
14 33 (5.72%) Analytics
14 33 (5.72%) Open Source
15 32 (5.55%) Artificial Intelligence
15 32 (5.55%) Machine Learning
16 31 (5.37%) Digital Transformation Programme
17 30 (5.20%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 212 (36.74%) Java
2 160 (27.73%) Python
3 129 (22.36%) SQL
4 91 (15.77%) JavaScript
5 83 (14.38%) Java 8
6 68 (11.79%) C#
7 63 (10.92%) Scala
8 56 (9.71%) ES6
9 50 (8.67%) TypeScript
10 41 (7.11%) Bash Shell
11 33 (5.72%) Go
12 25 (4.33%) Ruby
13 24 (4.16%) PowerShell
14 20 (3.47%) PHP
15 13 (2.25%) Kotlin
16 7 (1.21%) Shell Script
17 5 (0.87%) Perl
18 4 (0.69%) ES7
18 4 (0.69%) Groovy
18 4 (0.69%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 16 (2.77%) Security Cleared
2 10 (1.73%) SC Cleared
3 9 (1.56%) AWS Certification
4 8 (1.39%) Degree
5 4 (0.69%) CCIE
5 4 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.52%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.52%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.35%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.35%) MCSA
7 2 (0.35%) MCSE
7 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.17%) CISSP
8 1 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.17%) IISP
8 1 (0.17%) RHCE
8 1 (0.17%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.73%) QA
2 6 (1.04%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.35%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.17%) GDPR
4 1 (0.17%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (0.87%) Active Directory
1 5 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (0.35%) KVM
2 2 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.17%) Cronacle
3 1 (0.17%) etcd
3 1 (0.17%) HDFS
3 1 (0.17%) Varnish
3 1 (0.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.17%) Veritas File System
3 1 (0.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 356 (61.70%) Kubernetes
2 114 (19.76%) Ansible
3 112 (19.41%) Terraform
4 44 (7.63%) Puppet
5 36 (6.24%) Mesos
6 32 (5.55%) Opscode Chef
7 31 (5.37%) Marathon
8 19 (3.29%) Grafana
9 17 (2.95%) Prometheus
10 16 (2.77%) Docker Swarm
11 10 (1.73%) Kibana
12 7 (1.21%) logstash
13 6 (1.04%) Packer
14 5 (0.87%) Consul
14 5 (0.87%) Single Sign-On
15 4 (0.69%) Graphite
16 3 (0.52%) Istio
16 3 (0.52%) WSUS
17 2 (0.35%) collectd
17 2 (0.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 55 (9.53%) Google
2 31 (5.37%) Microsoft
3 22 (3.81%) Oracle
3 22 (3.81%) Splunk
4 17 (2.95%) Atlassian
5 8 (1.39%) Red Hat
6 5 (0.87%) New Relic
7 4 (0.69%) Arista
7 4 (0.69%) Black Duck
7 4 (0.69%) CheckPoint
7 4 (0.69%) Cisco
7 4 (0.69%) Cloudera
7 4 (0.69%) Fortinet
7 4 (0.69%) Palo Alto
7 4 (0.69%) Riverbed
7 4 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (0.69%) SaltStack
7 4 (0.69%) SolarWinds
7 4 (0.69%) Tableau
7 4 (0.69%) VMware