Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 24 18 48
Rank change year-on-year -6 +30 +38
Contract jobs citing Docker 300 594 341
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 6.38% 8.77% 4.87%
As % of the System Software category 44.71% 46.73% 38.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 451 288
City of London median daily rate £575 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £446 £425 £450
90th Percentile £675 £675 £666
Central London median daily rate £550 £563 £550
% change year-on-year -2.22% +2.27% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
City of London median hourly rate - - £44.50
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 - £44.50

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 671 1,271 895
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.26% 18.77% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 967 715
City of London median daily rate £513 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £200 £159 £241
90th Percentile £650 £650 £653
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £488
% change year-on-year -4.76% +7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 26
City of London median hourly rate £19.41 £16.60 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.94% +5.40% -29.48%
10th Percentile £12.42 £12.35 £10.50
90th Percentile £31.50 £23.75 £25.38
Central London median hourly rate £19.01 £18.76 £16.00
% change year-on-year +1.37% +17.22% -28.36%

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 25 February 2020.

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 25 February 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
Moorgate -7 4 £525 -4.55%
London Bridge +19 2 £500 -13.04%
Docker
Central London

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 207 (69.00%) Kubernetes
2 149 (49.67%) DevOps
3 127 (42.33%) Agile Software Development
4 126 (42.00%) Microservices
5 118 (39.33%) AWS
6 102 (34.00%) Java
6 102 (34.00%) Python
7 81 (27.00%) Terraform
8 78 (26.00%) Linux
9 77 (25.67%) Azure
10 73 (24.33%) Jenkins
11 69 (23.00%) Ansible
12 62 (20.67%) TDD
13 49 (16.33%) Git (software)
14 45 (15.00%) Spring
14 45 (15.00%) JavaScript
15 42 (14.00%) GCP
15 42 (14.00%) Greenfield Project
16 39 (13.00%) Spring Boot
16 39 (13.00%) Kafka
16 39 (13.00%) Web Services
17 37 (12.33%) Continuous Integration
17 37 (12.33%) Elasticsearch
17 37 (12.33%) Infrastructure as Code
18 36 (12.00%) Software Engineering
19 35 (11.67%) C#
19 35 (11.67%) Puppet
20 34 (11.33%) AngularJS
21 33 (11.00%) BDD
22 32 (10.67%) .NET

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 37 (12.33%) Elasticsearch
2 22 (7.33%) Confluence
3 13 (4.33%) Apache Spark
4 6 (2.00%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.00%) Apache
5 3 (1.00%) nginx
6 2 (0.67%) Apache Airflow
6 2 (0.67%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.67%) CMS
6 2 (0.67%) IIS
6 2 (0.67%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.67%) SAS
7 1 (0.33%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.33%) Camunda
7 1 (0.33%) Drupal
7 1 (0.33%) Hyperledger
7 1 (0.33%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 118 (39.33%) AWS
2 77 (25.67%) Azure
3 42 (14.00%) GCP
4 23 (7.67%) Serverless
5 22 (7.33%) Amazon EC2
6 20 (6.67%) GitHub
7 17 (5.67%) AWS Lambda
8 16 (5.33%) AWS CloudFormation
9 12 (4.00%) Amazon S3
10 10 (3.33%) Amazon ECS
10 10 (3.33%) Amazon SQS
11 9 (3.00%) Route 53
12 8 (2.67%) AWS CodePipeline
12 8 (2.67%) OpenShift
13 7 (2.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 7 (2.33%) Amazon Kinesis
13 7 (2.33%) PaaS
14 6 (2.00%) AWS CodeDeploy
14 6 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
14 6 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.33%) TCP/IP
2 12 (4.00%) HTTP
3 11 (3.67%) FTP
3 11 (3.67%) SSL
4 10 (3.33%) DNS
5 2 (0.67%) Firewall
5 2 (0.67%) VPN
6 1 (0.33%) Internet
6 1 (0.33%) MPLS
6 1 (0.33%) SMTP
6 1 (0.33%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (0.33%) SSH
6 1 (0.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (9.00%) MySQL
2 26 (8.67%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (6.00%) NoSQL
4 17 (5.67%) MongoDB
5 10 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
6 9 (3.00%) Relational Database
7 8 (2.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (2.67%) Big Data
8 7 (2.33%) Cosmos DB
8 7 (2.33%) Hadoop
8 7 (2.33%) Redis
8 7 (2.33%) SQL Server
9 4 (1.33%) Amazon Aurora
9 4 (1.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (1.33%) Amazon Redshift
9 4 (1.33%) Apache Hive
9 4 (1.33%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.00%) Amazon Athena
10 3 (1.00%) Flink
10 3 (1.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 73 (24.33%) Jenkins
2 49 (16.33%) Git (software)
3 27 (9.00%) JIRA
4 19 (6.33%) Gradle
5 17 (5.67%) Maven
6 15 (5.00%) Mockito
7 14 (4.67%) JUnit
7 14 (4.67%) TeamCity
8 12 (4.00%) CircleCI
8 12 (4.00%) GitLab
9 11 (3.67%) Selenium
10 9 (3.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 9 (3.00%) Gatling
10 9 (3.00%) Geb
10 9 (3.00%) Spock
11 8 (2.67%) Cucumber
12 7 (2.33%) Bitbucket
12 7 (2.33%) Visual Studio Team System
13 6 (2.00%) Octopus Deploy
13 6 (2.00%) Travis CI
General
1 26 (8.67%) Finance
2 25 (8.33%) Banking
3 19 (6.33%) Public Sector
4 9 (3.00%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.00%) Front Office
6 5 (1.67%) Retail
7 4 (1.33%) Games
8 2 (0.67%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.33%) Law
9 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 123 (41.00%) Developer
2 94 (31.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 44 (14.67%) Java Developer
4 31 (10.33%) Python Developer
5 26 (8.67%) AWS Engineer
6 24 (8.00%) AWS DevOps
7 19 (6.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 16 (5.33%) Senior Developer
9 14 (4.67%) Azure Engineer
9 14 (4.67%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 13 (4.33%) Agile Developer
10 13 (4.33%) Agile Java Developer
10 13 (4.33%) Python Engineer
11 12 (4.00%) Architect
11 12 (4.00%) C# Developer
12 11 (3.67%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 11 (3.67%) Django Developer
12 11 (3.67%) Python/Django Developer
13 9 (3.00%) Cloud Engineer
14 8 (2.67%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (15.00%) Spring
2 39 (13.00%) Kafka
2 39 (13.00%) Spring Boot
2 39 (13.00%) Web Services
3 34 (11.33%) AngularJS
4 32 (10.67%) .NET
5 30 (10.00%) REST
6 29 (9.67%) Node.js
6 29 (9.67%) React
7 24 (8.00%) .NET Core
8 21 (7.00%) HTML
9 19 (6.33%) Flask
10 18 (6.00%) RESTful
11 17 (5.67%) CSS
11 17 (5.67%) Django
12 16 (5.33%) SOAP
13 13 (4.33%) OAuth
14 12 (4.00%) HTML5
15 11 (3.67%) Dropwizard
16 10 (3.33%) Ratpack
Miscellaneous
1 42 (14.00%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.00%) Virtual Team
3 6 (2.00%) Public Cloud
3 6 (2.00%) User Experience
4 5 (1.67%) Cloud Native
4 5 (1.67%) Renewable Energy
5 4 (1.33%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.00%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.67%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.67%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (0.67%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.67%) NHS
7 2 (0.67%) W3C
8 1 (0.33%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.33%) EPoS
8 1 (0.33%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 78 (26.00%) Linux
2 18 (6.00%) Unix
3 6 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (1.67%) Debian
5 4 (1.33%) CentOS
5 4 (1.33%) Ubuntu
5 4 (1.33%) Windows
6 2 (0.67%) Android
7 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (49.67%) DevOps
2 127 (42.33%) Agile Software Development
3 126 (42.00%) Microservices
4 62 (20.67%) TDD
5 37 (12.33%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (12.33%) Infrastructure as Code
6 36 (12.00%) Software Engineering
7 33 (11.00%) BDD
8 32 (10.67%) Scrum
9 24 (8.00%) Configuration Management
10 23 (7.67%) Fintech
11 21 (7.00%) Pair Programming
12 20 (6.67%) Open Source
13 18 (6.00%) Test Automation
14 17 (5.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 16 (5.33%) Migration
16 15 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
17 14 (4.67%) Kanban
18 13 (4.33%) Data Science
18 13 (4.33%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 102 (34.00%) Java
1 102 (34.00%) Python
2 45 (15.00%) JavaScript
3 35 (11.67%) C#
4 29 (9.67%) SQL
5 25 (8.33%) Java 8
6 21 (7.00%) Ruby
6 21 (7.00%) TypeScript
7 20 (6.67%) Go
8 13 (4.33%) Bash Shell
9 12 (4.00%) PHP
10 10 (3.33%) PowerShell
11 9 (3.00%) Scala
12 7 (2.33%) ES6
13 4 (1.33%) Groovy
14 3 (1.00%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.67%) Haskell
15 2 (0.67%) Kotlin
15 2 (0.67%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.33%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 27 (9.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (4.67%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.00%) AWS Certification
4 5 (1.67%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.33%) Degree
5 4 (1.33%) ISEB
5 4 (1.33%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.67%) CISSP
8 1 (0.33%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.33%) MCSA
8 1 (0.33%) MCSE
8 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.67%) QA
2 2 (0.67%) NIST
2 2 (0.67%) NIST 800
2 2 (0.67%) SLA
2 2 (0.67%) WCAG
3 1 (0.33%) NCSC
System Software
1 2 (0.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.67%) Apache Flume
1 2 (0.67%) HDFS
1 2 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.67%) vSphere
2 1 (0.33%) etcd
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (0.33%) Varnish
2 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (0.33%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.33%) zsh
Systems Management
1 207 (69.00%) Kubernetes
2 81 (27.00%) Terraform
3 69 (23.00%) Ansible
4 35 (11.67%) Puppet
5 19 (6.33%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (6.00%) Docker Swarm
7 16 (5.33%) Packer
8 10 (3.33%) Istio
8 10 (3.33%) Rancher
9 9 (3.00%) Prometheus
10 5 (1.67%) Kibana
11 4 (1.33%) Grafana
11 4 (1.33%) logstash
12 3 (1.00%) Salt
13 2 (0.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 2 (0.67%) MIIS
13 2 (0.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System
14 1 (0.33%) HAProxy
14 1 (0.33%) rkt
14 1 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 28 (9.33%) Google
2 14 (4.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.67%) Splunk
4 7 (2.33%) Oracle
5 6 (2.00%) New Relic
5 6 (2.00%) SaltStack
6 4 (1.33%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.00%) IBM
7 3 (1.00%) VMware
8 2 (0.67%) F5
8 2 (0.67%) MuleSoft
8 2 (0.67%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.67%) SAP
8 2 (0.67%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.33%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.33%) InterSystems
9 1 (0.33%) Perforce
9 1 (0.33%) Remedy
9 1 (0.33%) Teradata
9 1 (0.33%) TOWER Software