Period
to 1 October 2020

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 1 October 2020 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
1 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 21 17 21
Rank change year-on-year -4 +4 +43
Contract jobs citing Docker 131 514 554
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 7.28% 8.33% 7.99%
As % of the System Software category 50.19% 47.86% 46.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 442 472
Median daily rate £525 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% +2.33%
10th Percentile £346 £456 £413
90th Percentile £636 £688 £684
Central London median daily rate £525 £555 £550
% change year-on-year -5.41% +0.91% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £46.85 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.29% - -
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £46.85 £35.00
% change year-on-year -25.29% +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 261 1,074 1,184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.51% 17.40% 17.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 859 962
Median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £263 £215 £182
90th Percentile £630 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 22 36
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +9.09% +13.24%
10th Percentile £25.00 £13.33 £13.31
90th Percentile £37.60 £46.42 £25.50
Median hourly rate £28.75 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +36.90% +5.00% +7.01%

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 1 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Docker in the City of London

Docker
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Docker in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend 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 1 October 2020. 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 +22 1 £600 +9.09%
Docker
Central London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2020, 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 80 (61.07%) Kubernetes
2 67 (51.15%) DevOps
2 67 (51.15%) AWS
3 54 (41.22%) Azure
4 49 (37.40%) Java
5 48 (36.64%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (35.11%) Microservices
7 39 (29.77%) Jenkins
8 38 (29.01%) TDD
9 32 (24.43%) Python
9 32 (24.43%) Git (software)
10 31 (23.66%) Ansible
11 30 (22.90%) Linux
11 30 (22.90%) Finance
12 28 (21.37%) Continuous Integration
13 27 (20.61%) JavaScript
13 27 (20.61%) Terraform
14 26 (19.85%) Puppet
15 23 (17.56%) Opscode Chef
15 23 (17.56%) GCP
16 22 (16.79%) AngularJS
17 20 (15.27%) React
17 20 (15.27%) SQL
17 20 (15.27%) Web Services
17 20 (15.27%) Spring
17 20 (15.27%) Software Engineering
18 17 (12.98%) RESTful
18 17 (12.98%) Scrum
19 16 (12.21%) HTML
19 16 (12.21%) Test Automation

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 7 (5.34%) Confluence
2 5 (3.82%) Apache Spark
2 5 (3.82%) nginx
3 4 (3.05%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.29%) Apache
5 2 (1.53%) CMS
5 2 (1.53%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.53%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.76%) Drupal
6 1 (0.76%) JBoss
6 1 (0.76%) Liferay
6 1 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.76%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.53%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 67 (51.15%) AWS
2 54 (41.22%) Azure
3 23 (17.56%) GCP
4 15 (11.45%) GitHub
5 9 (6.87%) Serverless
6 6 (4.58%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (4.58%) Amazon S3
6 6 (4.58%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (4.58%) npm
6 6 (4.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 5 (3.82%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (3.82%) IaaS
7 5 (3.82%) OpenShift
7 5 (3.82%) PaaS
8 4 (3.05%) Amazon Cognito
8 4 (3.05%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (2.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (2.29%) Amazon ECS
9 3 (2.29%) Logic Apps
9 3 (2.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.87%) SSL
2 8 (6.11%) HTTPS
3 5 (3.82%) DNS
3 5 (3.82%) Kerberos
4 4 (3.05%) Firewall
4 4 (3.05%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.29%) HTTP
6 2 (1.53%) DHCP
6 2 (1.53%) Internet
7 1 (0.76%) FTP
7 1 (0.76%) Intranet
7 1 (0.76%) SAN
7 1 (0.76%) SMTP
7 1 (0.76%) SNMP
7 1 (0.76%) VPN
7 1 (0.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.21%) NoSQL
2 11 (8.40%) MySQL
3 10 (7.63%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (6.87%) MongoDB
5 8 (6.11%) SQL Server
6 4 (3.05%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (3.05%) Big Data
7 3 (2.29%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.29%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.53%) Amazon Aurora
8 2 (1.53%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (1.53%) Blockchain
8 2 (1.53%) Cosmos DB
8 2 (1.53%) HBase
9 1 (0.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.76%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.76%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.76%) Redis
9 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 39 (29.77%) Jenkins
2 32 (24.43%) Git (software)
3 10 (7.63%) JIRA
4 8 (6.11%) JUnit
5 7 (5.34%) Mockito
6 6 (4.58%) Gradle
6 6 (4.58%) Maven
6 6 (4.58%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (4.58%) TeamCity
7 5 (3.82%) GitLab
7 5 (3.82%) webpack
8 4 (3.05%) GoCD
8 4 (3.05%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (3.05%) Subversion
9 3 (2.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (2.29%) Bitbucket
10 2 (1.53%) Jasmine
10 2 (1.53%) NeoLoad
10 2 (1.53%) SonarQube
10 2 (1.53%) SpecFlow
General
1 30 (22.90%) Finance
2 14 (10.69%) Banking
3 8 (6.11%) Public Sector
3 8 (6.11%) Retail
4 6 (4.58%) Front Office
5 4 (3.05%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.53%) French Language
6 2 (1.53%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.76%) Back Office
7 1 (0.76%) International Banking
7 1 (0.76%) Law
7 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 60 (45.80%) Developer
2 32 (24.43%) DevOps Engineer
3 24 (18.32%) Java Developer
4 12 (9.16%) AWS Engineer
5 11 (8.40%) Full Stack Developer
6 10 (7.63%) Backend Developer
6 10 (7.63%) React Developer
7 9 (6.87%) PHP Developer
8 8 (6.11%) AWS DevOps
9 6 (4.58%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 6 (4.58%) Cloud Engineer
10 5 (3.82%) Architect
10 5 (3.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (3.82%) Front Office Developer
11 4 (3.05%) Junior
11 4 (3.05%) Junior DevOps
11 4 (3.05%) Junior DevOps Engineer
12 3 (2.29%) Azure Developer
12 3 (2.29%) CloudOps Engineer
12 3 (2.29%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (16.79%) AngularJS
2 20 (15.27%) React
2 20 (15.27%) Spring
2 20 (15.27%) Web Services
3 17 (12.98%) RESTful
4 16 (12.21%) HTML
5 15 (11.45%) CSS
5 15 (11.45%) Kafka
6 14 (10.69%) Node.js
7 12 (9.16%) HTML5
7 12 (9.16%) REST
8 10 (7.63%) .NET
8 10 (7.63%) Spring Boot
9 9 (6.87%) .NET Core
9 9 (6.87%) CSS3
9 9 (6.87%) Guice
9 9 (6.87%) Laravel
10 8 (6.11%) JAAS
10 8 (6.11%) Spring Security
10 8 (6.11%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.58%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (3.82%) Fixed Income
4 4 (3.05%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.29%) Analytical Mindset
5 3 (2.29%) Cloud Native
5 3 (2.29%) Clustering
5 3 (2.29%) Market Risk
6 2 (1.53%) Derivative
6 2 (1.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.53%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.53%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.76%) CCTV
7 1 (0.76%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.76%) Equities
7 1 (0.76%) Exotic Derivative
7 1 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.76%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.76%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 30 (22.90%) Linux
2 9 (6.87%) Unix
3 5 (3.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.05%) Windows
5 3 (2.29%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.29%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (2.29%) Windows Server 2019
6 2 (1.53%) Android
6 2 (1.53%) CentOS
6 2 (1.53%) Debian
7 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.76%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (51.15%) DevOps
2 48 (36.64%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (35.11%) Microservices
4 38 (29.01%) TDD
5 28 (21.37%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (15.27%) Software Engineering
7 17 (12.98%) Scrum
8 16 (12.21%) Test Automation
9 13 (9.92%) Infrastructure as Code
10 12 (9.16%) BDD
10 12 (9.16%) SDLC
11 11 (8.40%) Continuous Delivery
12 10 (7.63%) Configuration Management
13 9 (6.87%) Dependency Injection
13 9 (6.87%) Open Source
14 8 (6.11%) AOP
14 8 (6.11%) Migration
14 8 (6.11%) MVC
15 7 (5.34%) High Availability
16 6 (4.58%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 49 (37.40%) Java
2 32 (24.43%) Python
3 27 (20.61%) JavaScript
4 20 (15.27%) SQL
5 16 (12.21%) Bash Shell
6 14 (10.69%) Java 8
7 13 (9.92%) C#
8 12 (9.16%) TypeScript
9 11 (8.40%) PHP
10 10 (7.63%) Perl
11 9 (6.87%) Ruby
12 7 (5.34%) Scala
13 6 (4.58%) Shell Script
14 5 (3.82%) Kotlin
15 4 (3.05%) C++
15 4 (3.05%) Go
15 4 (3.05%) PowerShell
15 4 (3.05%) R
16 3 (2.29%) C
17 1 (0.76%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 15 (11.45%) Security Cleared
2 12 (9.16%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.29%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (2.29%) DBS Check
4 2 (1.53%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.05%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.82%) Active Directory
1 5 (3.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.29%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.53%) zsh
4 1 (0.76%) HDFS
4 1 (0.76%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 80 (61.07%) Kubernetes
2 31 (23.66%) Ansible
3 27 (20.61%) Terraform
4 26 (19.85%) Puppet
5 23 (17.56%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (3.82%) Prometheus
7 4 (3.05%) Rundeck
7 4 (3.05%) Salt
8 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (2.29%) Packer
8 3 (2.29%) Zipkin
9 2 (1.53%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (1.53%) Grafana
9 2 (1.53%) Istio
9 2 (1.53%) Mesos
10 1 (0.76%) Consul
10 1 (0.76%) logstash
10 1 (0.76%) Marathon
10 1 (0.76%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (9.16%) SaltStack
2 11 (8.40%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.87%) Atlassian
4 7 (5.34%) Oracle
5 6 (4.58%) Red Hat
5 6 (4.58%) VMware
6 5 (3.82%) Databricks
7 4 (3.05%) Splunk
8 3 (2.29%) Sybase
9 2 (1.53%) Cloudera
9 2 (1.53%) Google
9 2 (1.53%) IBM
10 1 (0.76%) Cadence
10 1 (0.76%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.76%) GoldenSource
10 1 (0.76%) New Relic
10 1 (0.76%) Remedy