Period
to 23 March 2019

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 23 March 2019 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
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 18 40 72
Rank change year-on-year +22 +32 +74
Contract jobs citing Docker 586 375 193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 8.64% 5.22% 3.20%
As % of the System Software category 46.81% 38.27% 30.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 315 165
City of London median daily rate £575 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £450 £450 £413
90th Percentile £675 £658 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
City of London median hourly rate - £44.50 -
Central London median hourly rate - £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 1,252 980 624
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.45% 13.65% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 941 773 492
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £462
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.28% +8.01%
10th Percentile £160 £256 £201
90th Percentile £650 £650 £625
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 32 17
City of London median hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -17.24% +46.22%
10th Percentile £12.66 £10.58 £12.65
90th Percentile £23.75 £23.70 £100.50
Central London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year +2.86% -19.54% +45.00%

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 23 March 2019.

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 23 March 2019. 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 - 36 £550 -
London Bridge - 29 £575 -
Docker
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 March 2019, 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.

1 346 (59.04%) Kubernetes
2 307 (52.39%) DevOps
3 284 (48.46%) Agile Software Development
4 269 (45.90%) Amazon AWS
5 248 (42.32%) Java
6 243 (41.47%) Microservices
7 155 (26.45%) Git (software)
7 155 (26.45%) Python
7 155 (26.45%) Finance
8 149 (25.43%) Linux
9 146 (24.91%) Terraform
10 145 (24.74%) Jenkins
11 134 (22.87%) Spring
12 133 (22.70%) TDD
12 133 (22.70%) Microsoft Azure
13 120 (20.48%) Ansible
14 118 (20.14%) JavaScript
15 111 (18.94%) Spring Boot
16 109 (18.60%) Kafka
17 102 (17.41%) Java 8
18 95 (16.21%) MongoDB
19 91 (15.53%) SQL
20 90 (15.36%) Continuous Integration
21 86 (14.68%) Node.js
22 82 (13.99%) Continuous Delivery
23 78 (13.31%) NoSQL
24 72 (12.29%) Greenfield Project
25 71 (12.12%) Redis
25 71 (12.12%) Software Engineering
26 69 (11.77%) BDD

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 46 (7.85%) Elasticsearch
2 40 (6.83%) Confluence
3 26 (4.44%) Apache Spark
4 15 (2.56%) Cloud Foundry
5 11 (1.88%) nginx
6 10 (1.71%) Apache
7 6 (1.02%) JBoss
7 6 (1.02%) WebLogic
8 5 (0.85%) Mule
9 3 (0.51%) Gunicorn
9 3 (0.51%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.34%) Apache Airflow
10 2 (0.34%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.34%) CMS
10 2 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.34%) WordPress
11 1 (0.17%) IIS
11 1 (0.17%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.17%) InVision
Business Applications
1 15 (2.56%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 269 (45.90%) Amazon AWS
2 133 (22.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (8.53%) Serverless
4 43 (7.34%) AWS Lambda
5 39 (6.66%) Google Cloud Platform
6 32 (5.46%) GitHub
7 26 (4.44%) PaaS
8 21 (3.58%) AWS CloudFormation
9 20 (3.41%) Amazon EC2
10 16 (2.73%) Datadog
10 16 (2.73%) Heroku
10 16 (2.73%) OpenShift
11 15 (2.56%) Amazon S3
12 12 (2.05%) SaaS
12 12 (2.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 10 (1.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 8 (1.37%) Azure Functions
14 8 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
14 8 (1.37%) CloudFront
15 7 (1.19%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.61%) HTTP
2 25 (4.27%) TCP/IP
3 24 (4.10%) DNS
4 21 (3.58%) SSL
5 20 (3.41%) FTP
6 8 (1.37%) Firewall
7 5 (0.85%) Internet
8 4 (0.68%) VPN
9 3 (0.51%) BGP
9 3 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (0.51%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (0.51%) Cisco Wireless
9 3 (0.51%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 3 (0.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 3 (0.51%) Multicast
9 3 (0.51%) Network Security
9 3 (0.51%) OSPF
9 3 (0.51%) VXLAN
9 3 (0.51%) Wireless
9 3 (0.51%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (16.21%) MongoDB
2 78 (13.31%) NoSQL
3 71 (12.12%) Redis
4 67 (11.43%) Apache Cassandra
5 52 (8.87%) PostgreSQL
6 33 (5.63%) Big Data
7 25 (4.27%) MySQL
7 25 (4.27%) Riak
8 20 (3.41%) Blockchain
9 18 (3.07%) Hadoop
9 18 (3.07%) SQL Server
10 15 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
11 11 (1.88%) Azure SQL Database
11 11 (1.88%) CouchDB
12 8 (1.37%) Relational Database
13 7 (1.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 5 (0.85%) BigQuery
14 5 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 4 (0.68%) Cosmos DB
16 3 (0.51%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 155 (26.45%) Git (software)
2 145 (24.74%) Jenkins
3 61 (10.41%) JIRA
4 54 (9.22%) Maven
5 43 (7.34%) Gradle
6 34 (5.80%) GitLab
7 33 (5.63%) Selenium
8 24 (4.10%) gulp
9 23 (3.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 23 (3.92%) Cucumber
10 22 (3.75%) Octopus Deploy
10 22 (3.75%) Visual Studio Team System
11 21 (3.58%) Gatling
12 20 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
12 20 (3.41%) TeamCity
13 19 (3.24%) Sonatype Nexus
14 15 (2.56%) JUnit
14 15 (2.56%) Subversion
15 14 (2.39%) SonarQube
15 14 (2.39%) webpack
General
1 155 (26.45%) Finance
2 59 (10.07%) Banking
3 20 (3.41%) Retail
4 12 (2.05%) Front Office
5 11 (1.88%) Law
6 8 (1.37%) Advertising
6 8 (1.37%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.02%) Legal
8 5 (0.85%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.68%) Games
10 3 (0.51%) Back Office
10 3 (0.51%) Marketing
10 3 (0.51%) Publishing
10 3 (0.51%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.34%) Billing
11 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.17%) Automotive
12 1 (0.17%) Electronics
12 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.17%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 245 (41.81%) Developer
2 159 (27.13%) DevOps Engineer
3 120 (20.48%) Java Developer
4 88 (15.02%) Senior Developer
5 60 (10.24%) AWS DevOps
6 52 (8.87%) AWS Engineer
6 52 (8.87%) Senior Java Developer
7 49 (8.36%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 37 (6.31%) Java Engineer
9 34 (5.80%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 32 (5.46%) Agile Developer
11 25 (4.27%) Python Developer
11 25 (4.27%) Senior DevOps
12 22 (3.75%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 20 (3.41%) Software Engineer
14 19 (3.24%) Agile Java Developer
15 18 (3.07%) .NET Developer
15 18 (3.07%) Architect
16 16 (2.73%) Blockchain Engineer
16 16 (2.73%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (22.87%) Spring
2 111 (18.94%) Spring Boot
3 109 (18.60%) Kafka
4 86 (14.68%) Node.js
5 63 (10.75%) HTML
6 56 (9.56%) .NET
7 55 (9.39%) AngularJS
7 55 (9.39%) REST
7 55 (9.39%) RESTful
8 48 (8.19%) CSS
9 44 (7.51%) Hibernate
10 36 (6.14%) React
10 36 (6.14%) Web Services
11 33 (5.63%) HTML5
12 32 (5.46%) .NET Core
13 29 (4.95%) RabbitMQ
14 26 (4.44%) OAuth
14 26 (4.44%) OAuth2
15 25 (4.27%) Express
16 24 (4.10%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 72 (12.29%) Greenfield Project
2 47 (8.02%) Fintech
3 32 (5.46%) Cloud Native
4 20 (3.41%) iPad
5 13 (2.22%) Mobile App
5 13 (2.22%) User Experience
6 11 (1.88%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (1.54%) Algorithms
7 9 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.37%) Data Structures
8 8 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (1.19%) Data Centre
9 7 (1.19%) Public Cloud
10 6 (1.02%) Tandem
11 4 (0.68%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (0.51%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.51%) Digital Wallet
12 3 (0.51%) Hedge funds
12 3 (0.51%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.34%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 149 (25.43%) Linux
2 32 (5.46%) Unix
3 27 (4.61%) Windows
4 7 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.02%) Android
5 6 (1.02%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.02%) CentOS
5 6 (1.02%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.68%) Mesosphere
7 3 (0.51%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.34%) CoreOS
8 2 (0.34%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.17%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (0.17%) Debian
9 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 307 (52.39%) DevOps
2 284 (48.46%) Agile Software Development
3 243 (41.47%) Microservices
4 133 (22.70%) TDD
5 90 (15.36%) Continuous Integration
6 82 (13.99%) Continuous Delivery
7 71 (12.12%) Software Engineering
8 69 (11.77%) BDD
9 60 (10.24%) Scrum
10 51 (8.70%) Open Source
11 46 (7.85%) Deployment Automation
12 41 (7.00%) Test Automation
13 39 (6.66%) Configuration Management
14 37 (6.31%) E-Commerce
15 36 (6.14%) SDLC
16 35 (5.97%) Data Science
17 31 (5.29%) Problem-Solving
18 26 (4.44%) Machine Learning
19 25 (4.27%) Kanban
19 25 (4.27%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 248 (42.32%) Java
2 155 (26.45%) Python
3 118 (20.14%) JavaScript
4 102 (17.41%) Java 8
5 91 (15.53%) SQL
6 64 (10.92%) Scala
7 56 (9.56%) Bash Shell
8 55 (9.39%) ES6
9 54 (9.22%) C#
10 45 (7.68%) TypeScript
11 37 (6.31%) Ruby
12 32 (5.46%) PowerShell
13 28 (4.78%) Go
14 24 (4.10%) Groovy
15 18 (3.07%) PHP
16 10 (1.71%) Kotlin
17 9 (1.54%) ES7
17 9 (1.54%) Shell Script
18 6 (1.02%) C++
19 4 (0.68%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (2.90%) Degree
2 14 (2.39%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.71%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.02%) AWS Certification
5 5 (0.85%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.51%) CCIE
6 3 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.51%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.51%) MCSA
6 3 (0.51%) MCSE
6 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.34%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.34%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.17%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.17%) OSCP
8 1 (0.17%) RHCE
8 1 (0.17%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.54%) QA
2 5 (0.85%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.68%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (1.02%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.51%) Varnish
3 2 (0.34%) Ceph
3 2 (0.34%) etcd
3 2 (0.34%) flannel
3 2 (0.34%) GlusterFS
3 2 (0.34%) SkyDNS
3 2 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.17%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 346 (59.04%) Kubernetes
2 146 (24.91%) Terraform
3 120 (20.48%) Ansible
4 43 (7.34%) Puppet
5 30 (5.12%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (4.10%) Docker Swarm
7 21 (3.58%) Mesos
8 15 (2.56%) Marathon
9 11 (1.88%) Consul
10 10 (1.71%) Grafana
10 10 (1.71%) Packer
11 9 (1.54%) Kibana
12 7 (1.19%) Graphite
12 7 (1.19%) logstash
12 7 (1.19%) Prometheus
13 5 (0.85%) HAProxy
14 4 (0.68%) rkt
15 3 (0.51%) Fluentd
15 3 (0.51%) Salt
15 3 (0.51%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 42 (7.17%) Google
2 25 (4.27%) Splunk
3 24 (4.10%) Microsoft
4 18 (3.07%) Oracle
5 12 (2.05%) Atlassian
6 8 (1.37%) Red Hat
6 8 (1.37%) SaltStack
7 6 (1.02%) Sonatype
8 5 (0.85%) Ping Identity
9 4 (0.68%) hybris
9 4 (0.68%) IBM
9 4 (0.68%) New Relic
9 4 (0.68%) ServiceNow
10 3 (0.51%) CheckPoint
10 3 (0.51%) Cisco
10 3 (0.51%) F5
10 3 (0.51%) Fortinet
10 3 (0.51%) Riverbed
10 3 (0.51%) SolarWinds
10 3 (0.51%) VMware