Period
to 17 September 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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 20 24 17
Rank change year-on-year +4 -7 +5
Contract jobs citing Docker 275 128 517
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 7.58% 7.13% 8.24%
As % of the System Software category 55.00% 51.00% 47.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 112 441
10th Percentile £450 £375 £456
25th Percentile £504 £448 £506
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £590 £525 £575
Median % change year-on-year +12.38% -8.70% +4.55%
75th Percentile £675 £602 £631
90th Percentile £738 £649 £688
Central London median daily rate £590 £538 £550
% change year-on-year +9.77% -2.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £46.85
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 - £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 500 251 1,086
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.77% 13.98% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 202 871
10th Percentile £363 £267 £213
25th Percentile £450 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £513
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -2.44% +2.50%
75th Percentile £638 £575 £598
90th Percentile £712 £636 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 22
Median hourly rate £23.00 £25.47 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -9.70% +21.29% +9.09%
Central London median hourly rate £23.00 £17.13 £21.00
% change year-on-year +34.31% -18.45% +9.09%

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 17 September 2021.

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 September 2021. 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 -4 3 £650 +8.33%
Docker
Central London

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 175 (63.64%) DevOps
2 170 (61.82%) Kubernetes
3 135 (49.09%) AWS
4 117 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
5 103 (37.45%) Java
6 97 (35.27%) Git (software)
7 92 (33.45%) Azure
8 89 (32.36%) Jenkins
9 88 (32.00%) Microservices
10 74 (26.91%) TDD
11 73 (26.55%) Terraform
12 65 (23.64%) Python
13 59 (21.45%) Spring
14 58 (21.09%) Finance
15 50 (18.18%) Web Services
16 48 (17.45%) Social Skills
17 47 (17.09%) Infrastructure as Code
18 46 (16.73%) Ansible
19 44 (16.00%) Software Engineering
20 41 (14.91%) MVC
21 40 (14.55%) JavaScript
21 40 (14.55%) Node.js
22 33 (12.00%) AngularJS
23 32 (11.64%) Kafka
23 32 (11.64%) HTML
23 32 (11.64%) Scrum
23 32 (11.64%) Banking
24 31 (11.27%) Linux
25 29 (10.55%) CSS
25 29 (10.55%) SQL

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 17 (6.18%) Apache Spark
2 14 (5.09%) Confluence
3 12 (4.36%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (3.27%) nginx
5 3 (1.09%) Apache
5 3 (1.09%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (1.09%) CMS
5 3 (1.09%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.73%) Apache Airflow
6 2 (0.73%) Headless CMS
6 2 (0.73%) JBoss
6 2 (0.73%) Magnolia
6 2 (0.73%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.73%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.36%) Drupal
7 1 (0.36%) GemFire
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.36%) uWSGI
Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 135 (49.09%) AWS
2 92 (33.45%) Azure
3 28 (10.18%) GitHub
4 26 (9.45%) AWS CloudFormation
4 26 (9.45%) GCP
5 15 (5.45%) Serverless
6 11 (4.00%) PaaS
7 8 (2.91%) Amazon ECS
7 8 (2.91%) AWS Lambda
8 7 (2.55%) SaaS
9 6 (2.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 6 (2.18%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (2.18%) AWS Fargate
9 6 (2.18%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (1.82%) Amazon EMR
10 5 (1.82%) Amazon S3
10 5 (1.82%) IaaS
10 5 (1.82%) npm
10 5 (1.82%) OpenShift
10 5 (1.82%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.27%) DNS
2 7 (2.55%) Firewall
3 4 (1.45%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.73%) SSH
4 2 (0.73%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.36%) DHCP
5 1 (0.36%) Internet
5 1 (0.36%) Intranet
5 1 (0.36%) NAS
5 1 (0.36%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.18%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.82%) NoSQL
3 13 (4.73%) Big Data
3 13 (4.73%) MongoDB
4 10 (3.64%) Redis
5 8 (2.91%) Hadoop
6 6 (2.18%) MySQL
6 6 (2.18%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.82%) BigQuery
7 5 (1.82%) Hazelcast
8 4 (1.45%) Apache Hive
8 4 (1.45%) Couchbase
8 4 (1.45%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.09%) Bigtable
10 2 (0.73%) Blockchain
10 2 (0.73%) Data Lake
10 2 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.73%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.73%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.36%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 97 (35.27%) Git (software)
2 89 (32.36%) Jenkins
3 28 (10.18%) JIRA
4 22 (8.00%) Maven
5 17 (6.18%) Cucumber
6 15 (5.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 15 (5.45%) TeamCity
7 13 (4.73%) JUnit
7 13 (4.73%) Subversion
8 11 (4.00%) Mockito
9 8 (2.91%) GitLab
10 7 (2.55%) CircleCI
10 7 (2.55%) Grunt
10 7 (2.55%) webpack
11 6 (2.18%) Bitbucket
12 4 (1.45%) Bower
12 4 (1.45%) Eclipse
12 4 (1.45%) IBM UrbanCode
12 4 (1.45%) IntelliJ
13 3 (1.09%) Gradle
General
1 58 (21.09%) Finance
2 48 (17.45%) Social Skills
3 32 (11.64%) Banking
4 17 (6.18%) Legal
5 16 (5.82%) Financial Institution
6 13 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (3.27%) Front Office
8 8 (2.91%) Retail
9 7 (2.55%) Public Sector
10 6 (2.18%) Investment Banking
11 3 (1.09%) International Banking
12 2 (0.73%) Advertising
12 2 (0.73%) Games
12 2 (0.73%) Influencing Skills
12 2 (0.73%) Organisational Skills
12 2 (0.73%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.36%) Marketing
13 1 (0.36%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 134 (48.73%) Developer
2 48 (17.45%) Java Developer
3 39 (14.18%) DevOps Engineer
4 31 (11.27%) Architect
5 29 (10.55%) Backend Developer
6 23 (8.36%) PHP Developer
7 16 (5.82%) Python Developer
8 15 (5.45%) Node.js Developer
9 14 (5.09%) Java Engineer
10 12 (4.36%) AWS Engineer
11 11 (4.00%) Software Engineer
12 10 (3.64%) Azure Architect
12 10 (3.64%) Senior Developer
13 9 (3.27%) Azure Engineer
13 9 (3.27%) Data Engineer
13 9 (3.27%) Senior Java Developer
14 8 (2.91%) Agile Developer
14 8 (2.91%) Agile Java Developer
14 8 (2.91%) Cloud Architect
15 7 (2.55%) DevOps Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (21.45%) Spring
2 50 (18.18%) Web Services
3 40 (14.55%) Node.js
4 33 (12.00%) AngularJS
5 32 (11.64%) HTML
5 32 (11.64%) Kafka
6 29 (10.55%) CSS
6 29 (10.55%) Vue.js
7 28 (10.18%) HTML5
7 28 (10.18%) Sass
7 28 (10.18%) Spring Boot
8 25 (9.09%) CSS3
8 25 (9.09%) React
9 24 (8.73%) Laravel
10 23 (8.36%) LESS
10 23 (8.36%) Vuetify.js
11 21 (7.64%) .NET
12 15 (5.45%) REST
13 13 (4.73%) Vert.x
14 12 (4.36%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.82%) Hedge funds
2 15 (5.45%) Algorithms
2 15 (5.45%) Cloud Native
3 12 (4.36%) Public Cloud
4 11 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (3.64%) Fixed Income
6 7 (2.55%) Derivative
7 6 (2.18%) Legacy Applications
8 5 (1.82%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.82%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.82%) Equities
8 5 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (1.45%) Credit Risk
9 4 (1.45%) Exotic Derivative
9 4 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (1.45%) PKI
10 3 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (1.09%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 31 (11.27%) Linux
2 15 (5.45%) Unix
3 9 (3.27%) Windows
4 3 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.09%) Ubuntu
4 3 (1.09%) VMS
5 2 (0.73%) Android
5 2 (0.73%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (0.36%) CentOS
6 1 (0.36%) Debian
6 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.36%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (63.64%) DevOps
2 117 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (32.00%) Microservices
4 74 (26.91%) TDD
5 47 (17.09%) Infrastructure as Code
6 44 (16.00%) Software Engineering
7 41 (14.91%) MVC
8 32 (11.64%) Scrum
9 26 (9.45%) Full Stack Development
10 22 (8.00%) BDD
11 21 (7.64%) Web Development
12 20 (7.27%) OWASP
13 19 (6.91%) Unit Testing
14 18 (6.55%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (6.55%) Deployment Automation
14 18 (6.55%) Migration
15 17 (6.18%) Software Delivery
16 16 (5.82%) Analytics
16 16 (5.82%) Data Protection
17 13 (4.73%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 103 (37.45%) Java
2 65 (23.64%) Python
3 40 (14.55%) JavaScript
4 29 (10.55%) SQL
5 24 (8.73%) PHP
6 22 (8.00%) C#
7 15 (5.45%) Bash Shell
7 15 (5.45%) Go
8 13 (4.73%) TypeScript
9 12 (4.36%) Java 8
9 12 (4.36%) PowerShell
10 10 (3.64%) Java 11
10 10 (3.64%) Scala
11 9 (3.27%) Ruby
12 6 (2.18%) Kotlin
13 4 (1.45%) ES6
13 4 (1.45%) Groovy
14 3 (1.09%) C++
15 2 (0.73%) C
15 2 (0.73%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 11 (4.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.18%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.82%) Degree
4 3 (1.09%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.73%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.73%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.36%) CISSP
6 1 (0.36%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.82%) GDPR
2 4 (1.45%) NCSC
2 4 (1.45%) QA
3 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (2.18%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.36%) HDFS
4 1 (0.36%) NFS
4 1 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.36%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 170 (61.82%) Kubernetes
2 73 (26.55%) Terraform
3 46 (16.73%) Ansible
4 23 (8.36%) Puppet
5 16 (5.82%) Prometheus
6 13 (4.73%) Packer
7 11 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (3.27%) Consul
9 7 (2.55%) Grafana
10 6 (2.18%) Icinga
11 3 (1.09%) Marathon
11 3 (1.09%) Mesos
11 3 (1.09%) Rancher
12 2 (0.73%) Kibana
12 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Clustering
13 1 (0.36%) Cobbler
13 1 (0.36%) Graylog
13 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Satellite
13 1 (0.36%) Tivoli
13 1 (0.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 23 (8.36%) Oracle
2 15 (5.45%) Microsoft
3 13 (4.73%) Google
4 8 (2.91%) IBM
4 8 (2.91%) Splunk
5 7 (2.55%) Sybase
6 6 (2.18%) MuleSoft
7 4 (1.45%) VMware
8 3 (1.09%) Databricks
8 3 (1.09%) SaltStack
9 2 (0.73%) AppDynamics
9 2 (0.73%) CA
9 2 (0.73%) CA Agile Central
9 2 (0.73%) Cloudera
9 2 (0.73%) New Relic
9 2 (0.73%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.36%) McAfee
10 1 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.36%) Sophos
10 1 (0.36%) Symantec