Period
to 28 January 2022

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 28 January 2022 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
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 15 19 28
Rank change year-on-year +4 +9 -10
Contract jobs citing Docker 346 169 305
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 8.62% 7.99% 6.22%
As % of the System Software category 56.17% 51.21% 42.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 150 258
10th Percentile £455 £374 £438
25th Percentile £513 £461 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £550 £550
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - -4.35%
75th Percentile £700 £602 £638
90th Percentile £813 £653 £675
Central London median daily rate £600 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -4.35%

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 616 330 710
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.35% 15.61% 14.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 256 564
10th Percentile £250 £248 £184
25th Percentile £471 £404 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £663 £588 £600
90th Percentile £763 £644 £655
Central London median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 17
10th Percentile - £22.60 £12.62
25th Percentile £24.25 £22.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate £24.50 £23.00 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +6.52% +15.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £29.88 - £21.00
90th Percentile £32.95 - £23.10
Central London median hourly rate £24.50 £23.00 £19.01
% change year-on-year +6.52% +20.97% +0.07%

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 28 January 2022.

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 28 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London Bridge +1 5 £825 +37.50%
Docker
Central London

For the 6 months to 28 January 2022, 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.

1 228 (65.90%) Kubernetes
2 209 (60.40%) DevOps
3 203 (58.67%) CI/CD
4 174 (50.29%) AWS
5 157 (45.38%) Terraform
6 127 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
7 119 (34.39%) Jenkins
8 115 (33.24%) Java
9 113 (32.66%) Azure
10 91 (26.30%) Ansible
11 88 (25.43%) Infrastructure as Code
12 78 (22.54%) Python
13 74 (21.39%) Git (software)
14 69 (19.94%) Microservices
15 61 (17.63%) Finance
16 58 (16.76%) Linux
17 53 (15.32%) TDD
18 52 (15.03%) Software Engineering
18 52 (15.03%) SQL
19 51 (14.74%) GCP
20 47 (13.58%) JavaScript
20 47 (13.58%) Social Skills
21 41 (11.85%) Serverless
22 40 (11.56%) PowerShell
23 38 (10.98%) HTML
24 37 (10.69%) Spring
25 36 (10.40%) Scrum
25 36 (10.40%) Unix
25 36 (10.40%) CSS
25 36 (10.40%) 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 21 (6.07%) Apache Spark
2 14 (4.05%) Confluence
2 14 (4.05%) WebLogic
3 8 (2.31%) OpenStack
4 7 (2.02%) Apache
5 6 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.45%) Apache Airflow
6 5 (1.45%) CMS
7 4 (1.16%) Headless CMS
7 4 (1.16%) IIS
7 4 (1.16%) Magnolia
7 4 (1.16%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.87%) nginx
8 3 (0.87%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.58%) Camunda
9 2 (0.58%) Drupal
9 2 (0.58%) JBoss
10 1 (0.29%) GeoServer
10 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Fuse
10 1 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (3.47%) TIBCO iProcess
2 1 (0.29%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 174 (50.29%) AWS
2 113 (32.66%) Azure
3 51 (14.74%) GCP
4 41 (11.85%) Serverless
5 32 (9.25%) GitHub
6 28 (8.09%) AWS CloudFormation
7 25 (7.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 24 (6.94%) SaaS
9 22 (6.36%) Amazon EKS
10 21 (6.07%) OpenShift
11 20 (5.78%) Amazon ECS
12 18 (5.20%) PaaS
13 17 (4.91%) Amazon S3
14 16 (4.62%) Amazon EC2
15 15 (4.34%) AWS Lambda
16 10 (2.89%) Amazon EMR
17 7 (2.02%) Azure Service Bus
17 7 (2.02%) Datadog
17 7 (2.02%) GitHub Actions
17 7 (2.02%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.62%) DNS
2 12 (3.47%) HTTP
3 8 (2.31%) Firewall
4 6 (1.73%) Internet
5 5 (1.45%) Kerberos
6 4 (1.16%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.58%) MQTT
7 2 (0.58%) SAN
7 2 (0.58%) VPN
7 2 (0.58%) VSAN
8 1 (0.29%) Intranet
8 1 (0.29%) NAS
8 1 (0.29%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (8.09%) SQL Server
2 24 (6.94%) NoSQL
3 23 (6.65%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (3.76%) Redis
5 11 (3.18%) MongoDB
6 10 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (2.60%) Big Data
7 9 (2.60%) Hadoop
7 9 (2.60%) MySQL
7 9 (2.60%) Relational Database
8 7 (2.02%) Data Lake
9 5 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (1.45%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (1.16%) Power BI
11 3 (0.87%) Couchbase
11 3 (0.87%) CouchDB
11 3 (0.87%) Flink
11 3 (0.87%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 119 (34.39%) Jenkins
2 74 (21.39%) Git (software)
3 31 (8.96%) JIRA
4 29 (8.38%) TeamCity
5 27 (7.80%) GitLab
6 25 (7.23%) CircleCI
7 23 (6.65%) Cucumber
8 21 (6.07%) Maven
9 19 (5.49%) Bitbucket
9 19 (5.49%) Selenium
10 14 (4.05%) webpack
11 13 (3.76%) Grunt
12 11 (3.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 11 (3.18%) Terragrunt
13 10 (2.89%) GoCD
13 10 (2.89%) gulp
13 10 (2.89%) JMeter
14 9 (2.60%) Sonatype Nexus
14 9 (2.60%) Subversion
15 8 (2.31%) SonarQube
General
1 61 (17.63%) Finance
2 47 (13.58%) Social Skills
3 32 (9.25%) Banking
4 21 (6.07%) Financial Institution
4 21 (6.07%) Legal
5 18 (5.20%) Investment Banking
6 16 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (3.76%) Public Sector
8 8 (2.31%) Retail
9 7 (2.02%) Front Office
10 4 (1.16%) Marketing
11 3 (0.87%) Advertising
11 3 (0.87%) Back Office
11 3 (0.87%) International Banking
12 2 (0.58%) Games
12 2 (0.58%) Influencing Skills
12 2 (0.58%) Organisational Skills
12 2 (0.58%) Presentation Skills
12 2 (0.58%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 117 (33.82%) Developer
2 74 (21.39%) DevOps Engineer
3 42 (12.14%) Architect
4 34 (9.83%) Java Developer
5 28 (8.09%) AWS Engineer
6 26 (7.51%) Senior DevOps
7 20 (5.78%) AWS DevOps
8 19 (5.49%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 18 (5.20%) PHP Developer
10 16 (4.62%) Solutions Architect
11 14 (4.05%) Java Engineer
11 14 (4.05%) Senior Developer
12 13 (3.76%) Scala Developer
12 13 (3.76%) SQL Developer
13 12 (3.47%) Cloud Architect
13 12 (3.47%) J2EE Developer
13 12 (3.47%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 12 (3.47%) TIBCO Developer
13 12 (3.47%) Unix Developer
13 12 (3.47%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (10.98%) HTML
2 37 (10.69%) Spring
3 36 (10.40%) AngularJS
3 36 (10.40%) CSS
4 35 (10.12%) Kafka
5 31 (8.96%) REST
6 30 (8.67%) .NET
7 29 (8.38%) Vue.js
8 26 (7.51%) Web Services
9 25 (7.23%) Sass
10 24 (6.94%) React
11 23 (6.65%) HTML5
11 23 (6.65%) RESTful
12 19 (5.49%) Node.js
13 18 (5.20%) CSS3
13 18 (5.20%) LESS
14 17 (4.91%) Laravel
14 17 (4.91%) Vuetify.js
15 13 (3.76%) Hibernate
15 13 (3.76%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.25%) Cloud Native
2 21 (6.07%) Hedge funds
3 19 (5.49%) Greenfield Project
4 15 (4.34%) Public Cloud
5 10 (2.89%) Data Centre
6 8 (2.31%) Algorithms
6 8 (2.31%) Linux Command Line
7 7 (2.02%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (1.73%) Data Structures
8 6 (1.73%) User Experience
9 5 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.45%) Legacy Applications
9 5 (1.45%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.16%) Derivative
10 4 (1.16%) Exotic Derivative
10 4 (1.16%) PKI
11 3 (0.87%) Enterprise Cloud
11 3 (0.87%) Equities
11 3 (0.87%) NHS
11 3 (0.87%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 58 (16.76%) Linux
2 36 (10.40%) Unix
3 16 (4.62%) Windows
4 12 (3.47%) Mesosphere
5 6 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.16%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.16%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.87%) CentOS
8 3 (0.87%) Solaris
8 3 (0.87%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (0.29%) Debian
10 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.29%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (60.40%) DevOps
2 203 (58.67%) CI/CD
3 127 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
4 88 (25.43%) Infrastructure as Code
5 69 (19.94%) Microservices
6 53 (15.32%) TDD
7 52 (15.03%) Software Engineering
8 36 (10.40%) Scrum
9 33 (9.54%) Migration
10 30 (8.67%) Configuration Management
11 28 (8.09%) Full Stack Development
12 27 (7.80%) Continuous Integration
13 25 (7.23%) BDD
14 24 (6.94%) Test Automation
15 23 (6.65%) Data Protection
16 21 (6.07%) SDLC
17 20 (5.78%) Fintech
17 20 (5.78%) MVC
18 19 (5.49%) Analytics
18 19 (5.49%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 115 (33.24%) Java
2 78 (22.54%) Python
3 52 (15.03%) SQL
4 47 (13.58%) JavaScript
5 40 (11.56%) PowerShell
6 31 (8.96%) C#
7 27 (7.80%) Bash
8 23 (6.65%) Scala
9 21 (6.07%) Go
9 21 (6.07%) Ruby
10 20 (5.78%) Groovy
10 20 (5.78%) PHP
11 17 (4.91%) Shell Script
12 12 (3.47%) PL/SQL
13 9 (2.60%) C++
13 9 (2.60%) Java 8
14 7 (2.02%) ES6
14 7 (2.02%) Kotlin
14 7 (2.02%) Perl
14 7 (2.02%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 22 (6.36%) Security Cleared
2 13 (3.76%) AWS Certification
2 13 (3.76%) SC Cleared
3 12 (3.47%) Degree
4 7 (2.02%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.45%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.87%) CISSP
6 3 (0.87%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.58%) CCIE
7 2 (0.58%) CCNA
7 2 (0.58%) CCNP
7 2 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.58%) RHCA
7 2 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.29%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.29%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.36%) GDPR
2 16 (4.62%) QA
3 4 (1.16%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.58%) Accessibility
5 1 (0.29%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.29%) NCSC
5 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (3.47%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.02%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.87%) vSphere
5 2 (0.58%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.58%) NFS
5 2 (0.58%) vCloud
5 2 (0.58%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.29%) GeoWebCache
6 1 (0.29%) LXC
6 1 (0.29%) Squid
6 1 (0.29%) Varnish
6 1 (0.29%) Veritas File System
6 1 (0.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 228 (65.90%) Kubernetes
2 157 (45.38%) Terraform
3 91 (26.30%) Ansible
4 34 (9.83%) Puppet
5 29 (8.38%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (4.34%) Packer
7 14 (4.05%) Prometheus
8 7 (2.02%) Grafana
9 6 (1.73%) Salt
10 5 (1.45%) Consul
10 5 (1.45%) Icinga
10 5 (1.45%) Kibana
11 4 (1.16%) Marathon
11 4 (1.16%) Mesos
12 3 (0.87%) BladeLogic
12 3 (0.87%) Control-M
12 3 (0.87%) Istio
12 3 (0.87%) ITRS Geneos
13 2 (0.58%) QRadar
13 2 (0.58%) vRealize
Vendors
1 29 (8.38%) Microsoft
2 19 (5.49%) Oracle
3 16 (4.62%) Red Hat
3 16 (4.62%) Splunk
4 15 (4.34%) AppDynamics
5 13 (3.76%) TIBCO
6 9 (2.60%) Google
6 9 (2.60%) Sybase
7 8 (2.31%) VMware
8 5 (1.45%) CyberArk
8 5 (1.45%) Databricks
8 5 (1.45%) New Relic
8 5 (1.45%) SaltStack
9 3 (0.87%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.87%) Cisco
9 3 (0.87%) Confluent
9 3 (0.87%) IBM
9 3 (0.87%) Qualys
10 2 (0.58%) BMC
10 2 (0.58%) EMC