Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 65 119
Rank change year-on-year +44 +54 +94
Contract jobs citing Docker 570 255 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 8.13% 3.72% 2.07%
As % of the System Software category 46.42% 33.16% 19.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 225 122
City of London median daily rate £550 £538 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.33% +2.38% +5.00%
10th Percentile £413 £425 £425
90th Percentile £675 £638 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £513
% change year-on-year +4.76% +2.44% -2.38%
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 1,228 769 722
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.52% 11.22% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 990 622 575
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £166 £200 £236
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £453
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.91% +9.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 23 25
City of London median hourly rate £19.25 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.24% -10.53% -2.56%
10th Percentile £13.31 £12.96 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.50 £29.20 £28.75
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.69 £19.00
% change year-on-year +7.01% -1.63% +5.56%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 - 16 £575 -
Moorgate -3 10 £550 +10.00%
Docker
Central London

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 288 (50.53%) Agile Software Development
2 283 (49.65%) Amazon AWS
2 283 (49.65%) DevOps
3 281 (49.30%) Kubernetes
4 217 (38.07%) Java
5 190 (33.33%) Python
6 177 (31.05%) Linux
7 174 (30.53%) Jenkins
8 172 (30.18%) TDD
9 163 (28.60%) Microservices
10 155 (27.19%) Git (software)
11 119 (20.88%) Continuous Integration
12 117 (20.53%) Ansible
13 115 (20.18%) Spring
14 114 (20.00%) Finance
15 109 (19.12%) MongoDB
16 108 (18.95%) Kafka
16 108 (18.95%) JavaScript
17 100 (17.54%) Node.js
18 98 (17.19%) Bash Shell
19 97 (17.02%) Terraform
20 94 (16.49%) BDD
21 93 (16.32%) Java 8
22 89 (15.61%) Ruby
23 87 (15.26%) REST
24 81 (14.21%) Test Automation
25 80 (14.04%) Microsoft Azure
26 79 (13.86%) Banking
27 78 (13.68%) Scrum
28 76 (13.33%) Software Engineering

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 61 (10.70%) Elasticsearch
2 52 (9.12%) Apache Spark
3 40 (7.02%) Apache
4 18 (3.16%) Cloud Foundry
5 11 (1.93%) Apache Airflow
6 10 (1.75%) nginx
7 9 (1.58%) OpenStack
8 8 (1.40%) Confluence
8 8 (1.40%) JBoss
9 7 (1.23%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.70%) Apache Pig
10 4 (0.70%) ArcGIS
10 4 (0.70%) Oracle Coherence
10 4 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.53%) IIS
11 3 (0.53%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.35%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.35%) Luigi
12 2 (0.35%) Mule
13 1 (0.18%) Ethereum
Applications
1 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.18%) InVision
Business Applications
1 19 (3.33%) 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
1 283 (49.65%) Amazon AWS
2 80 (14.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (9.12%) Heroku
4 51 (8.95%) Google Cloud Platform
5 46 (8.07%) GitHub
6 25 (4.39%) Amazon EC2
7 22 (3.86%) Amazon S3
8 21 (3.68%) AWS Lambda
8 21 (3.68%) Serverless
9 20 (3.51%) npm
10 18 (3.16%) IBM Cloud
11 17 (2.98%) AWS CloudFormation
12 15 (2.63%) IaaS
13 13 (2.28%) Amazon SQS
14 12 (2.11%) OpenShift
14 12 (2.11%) PaaS
15 10 (1.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 10 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
16 9 (1.58%) SaaS
17 7 (1.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 49 (8.60%) HTTP
2 39 (6.84%) TCP/IP
3 34 (5.96%) DNS
4 31 (5.44%) SSL
5 30 (5.26%) FTP
6 8 (1.40%) Firewall
7 7 (1.23%) AMQP
8 6 (1.05%) Internet
9 4 (0.70%) MQTT
10 3 (0.53%) Kerberos
11 2 (0.35%) SMTP
11 2 (0.35%) SNMP
11 2 (0.35%) SSH
11 2 (0.35%) VPN
12 1 (0.18%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.18%) Intrusion Detection
12 1 (0.18%) LAN
12 1 (0.18%) SCCP
12 1 (0.18%) WAN
12 1 (0.18%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (19.12%) MongoDB
2 71 (12.46%) NoSQL
3 64 (11.23%) PostgreSQL
4 51 (8.95%) Apache Cassandra
5 47 (8.25%) Redis
6 38 (6.67%) Big Data
7 28 (4.91%) Hadoop
8 27 (4.74%) MySQL
9 25 (4.39%) Blockchain
10 23 (4.04%) Relational Database
11 17 (2.98%) SQL Server
12 12 (2.11%) Couchbase
13 11 (1.93%) Riak
14 8 (1.40%) HBase
15 7 (1.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 7 (1.23%) Apache Hive
16 6 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
17 4 (0.70%) Amazon Redshift
17 4 (0.70%) Flink
18 3 (0.53%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 174 (30.53%) Jenkins
2 155 (27.19%) Git (software)
3 63 (11.05%) Maven
4 58 (10.18%) Gradle
5 51 (8.95%) GitLab
6 42 (7.37%) JUnit
6 42 (7.37%) Selenium
7 30 (5.26%) Cucumber
8 29 (5.09%) JIRA
9 27 (4.74%) Mockito
10 26 (4.56%) gulp
11 22 (3.86%) Sonatype Nexus
12 20 (3.51%) TeamCity
13 19 (3.33%) SonarQube
14 18 (3.16%) Ant
15 16 (2.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 13 (2.28%) Gatling
16 13 (2.28%) Gerrit
16 13 (2.28%) webpack
17 10 (1.75%) Subversion
General
1 114 (20.00%) Finance
2 79 (13.86%) Banking
3 13 (2.28%) Retail
4 12 (2.11%) Telecoms
5 11 (1.93%) Advertising
6 9 (1.58%) Financial Institution
6 9 (1.58%) Marketing
7 7 (1.23%) Law
8 6 (1.05%) Back Office
8 6 (1.05%) Publishing
9 5 (0.88%) Games
10 4 (0.70%) Front Office
11 3 (0.53%) Automotive
12 2 (0.35%) Legal
12 2 (0.35%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.18%) Billing
13 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 266 (46.67%) Developer
2 183 (32.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 122 (21.40%) Java Developer
4 59 (10.35%) Senior Developer
5 50 (8.77%) Senior DevOps
6 48 (8.42%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 40 (7.02%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 37 (6.49%) AWS Engineer
9 34 (5.96%) AWS DevOps
10 33 (5.79%) Senior Java Developer
11 30 (5.26%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 26 (4.56%) Python Developer
13 22 (3.86%) Agile Developer
14 21 (3.68%) .NET Developer
14 21 (3.68%) Agile Java Developer
14 21 (3.68%) Full Stack Developer
15 20 (3.51%) Architect
15 20 (3.51%) React Developer
15 20 (3.51%) Technical Leader
16 18 (3.16%) Blockchain Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (20.18%) Spring
2 108 (18.95%) Kafka
3 100 (17.54%) Node.js
4 87 (15.26%) REST
5 76 (13.33%) HTML
6 73 (12.81%) Spring Boot
7 63 (11.05%) AngularJS
8 61 (10.70%) CSS
9 56 (9.82%) HTML5
10 47 (8.25%) RESTful
11 40 (7.02%) Dropwizard
12 39 (6.84%) React
12 39 (6.84%) Web Services
13 38 (6.67%) SOAP
14 36 (6.32%) .NET
15 34 (5.96%) OAuth
16 32 (5.61%) Guice
17 31 (5.44%) OAuth2
18 27 (4.74%) RabbitMQ
19 25 (4.39%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 53 (9.30%) Greenfield Project
2 36 (6.32%) Fintech
3 27 (4.74%) iPad
4 20 (3.51%) Fixed Income
5 19 (3.33%) Cloud Native
5 19 (3.33%) Device Driver
5 19 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
6 15 (2.63%) Computer Science
7 14 (2.46%) Virtual Team
8 13 (2.28%) Mobile App
9 11 (1.93%) Public Cloud
9 11 (1.93%) User Experience
10 10 (1.75%) Algorithms
11 9 (1.58%) Equities
12 8 (1.40%) Data Centre
13 7 (1.23%) Data Structures
13 7 (1.23%) Derivative
14 5 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (0.88%) Credit Risk
14 5 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 177 (31.05%) Linux
2 36 (6.32%) Unix
3 35 (6.14%) CentOS
4 33 (5.79%) Ubuntu
5 20 (3.51%) Windows
6 9 (1.58%) Windows Server
7 8 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.70%) CoreOS
8 4 (0.70%) VMS
9 2 (0.35%) Android
9 2 (0.35%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.18%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.18%) DC/OS
10 1 (0.18%) Debian
10 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 288 (50.53%) Agile Software Development
2 283 (49.65%) DevOps
3 172 (30.18%) TDD
4 163 (28.60%) Microservices
5 119 (20.88%) Continuous Integration
6 94 (16.49%) BDD
7 81 (14.21%) Test Automation
8 78 (13.68%) Scrum
9 76 (13.33%) Software Engineering
10 66 (11.58%) Continuous Delivery
11 62 (10.88%) Configuration Management
12 46 (8.07%) E-Commerce
13 42 (7.37%) Open Source
14 37 (6.49%) Pair Programming
15 34 (5.96%) Domain-Driven Design
15 34 (5.96%) High Availability
16 31 (5.44%) Kanban
17 29 (5.09%) OWASP
18 27 (4.74%) SDLC
18 27 (4.74%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 217 (38.07%) Java
2 190 (33.33%) Python
3 108 (18.95%) JavaScript
4 98 (17.19%) Bash Shell
5 93 (16.32%) Java 8
6 89 (15.61%) Ruby
7 73 (12.81%) Scala
8 52 (9.12%) SQL
9 46 (8.07%) Go
9 46 (8.07%) Groovy
10 42 (7.37%) ES6
11 38 (6.67%) TypeScript
12 37 (6.49%) C#
13 28 (4.91%) PHP
14 15 (2.63%) Shell Script
15 13 (2.28%) PowerShell
16 12 (2.11%) R
17 11 (1.93%) C++
18 10 (1.75%) Kotlin
19 8 (1.40%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 16 (2.81%) Degree
1 16 (2.81%) Security Cleared
2 14 (2.46%) SC Cleared
3 11 (1.93%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (0.88%) AWS Certification
5 3 (0.53%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.18%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.18%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.18%) PhD
7 1 (0.18%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.68%) QA
2 3 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.18%) ISO 20022
3 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.18%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (1.05%) Varnish
2 5 (0.88%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.53%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.35%) iptables
5 2 (0.35%) NFS
6 1 (0.18%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.18%) Gluster
6 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.18%) KVM
6 1 (0.18%) Samba
6 1 (0.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 281 (49.30%) Kubernetes
2 117 (20.53%) Ansible
3 97 (17.02%) Terraform
4 59 (10.35%) Puppet
5 45 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
6 41 (7.19%) Prometheus
7 35 (6.14%) Docker Swarm
8 32 (5.61%) Grafana
9 30 (5.26%) Mesos
10 26 (4.56%) Nagios
11 23 (4.04%) Consul
12 20 (3.51%) Icinga
13 13 (2.28%) Kibana
14 10 (1.75%) logstash
15 7 (1.23%) Packer
16 5 (0.88%) Marathon
16 5 (0.88%) Salt
17 4 (0.70%) Fluentd
17 4 (0.70%) Rancher
18 3 (0.53%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 53 (9.30%) Google
2 25 (4.39%) Red Hat
3 20 (3.51%) Oracle
4 17 (2.98%) IBM
5 14 (2.46%) Splunk
6 13 (2.28%) New Relic
7 11 (1.93%) AppDynamics
7 11 (1.93%) Microsoft
8 9 (1.58%) Atlassian
9 7 (1.23%) SaltStack
9 7 (1.23%) Sybase
10 6 (1.05%) VMware
11 5 (0.88%) Rollbar
12 4 (0.70%) Cloudera
13 3 (0.53%) Hortonworks
14 2 (0.35%) Cisco
14 2 (0.35%) Cognos
14 2 (0.35%) MapR
14 2 (0.35%) Nokia
14 2 (0.35%) Talend