Period
to 20 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 20 October 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
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 34 28 68
Rank change year-on-year -6 +40 +7
Contract jobs citing Docker 135 69 131
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 5.42% 5.75% 3.29%
As % of the System Software category 28.30% 36.70% 20.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 45 92
10th Percentile £406 £256 £391
25th Percentile £481 £306 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £568 £450 £513
Median % change year-on-year +26.11% -12.20% +2.50%
75th Percentile £625 £538 £629
90th Percentile £675 £642 £675
England median daily rate £550 £525 £543
% change year-on-year +4.76% -3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
England median hourly rate £65.50 £35.00 £49.13
% change year-on-year +87.14% -28.76% -20.76%

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 East of England with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 477 188 628
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.16% 15.65% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 126 387
10th Percentile £155 £143 £157
25th Percentile £288 £256 £300
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £419 £350 £400
Median % change year-on-year +19.64% -12.50% +2.56%
75th Percentile £575 £488 £500
90th Percentile £625 £592 £625
England median daily rate £500 £485 £463
% change year-on-year +3.09% +4.86% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 21 47
10th Percentile " £12.30 £11.17
25th Percentile £12.25 £17.38 £13.25
Median hourly rate £13.50 £19.00 £15.86
Median % change year-on-year -28.95% +19.80% -3.88%
75th Percentile £17.60 £47.50 £18.94
90th Percentile £24.60 £53.75 £46.00
England median hourly rate £17.00 £17.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year -4.90% +11.72% +0.44%

Docker
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Docker as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Docker in the East of England

Docker
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Docker in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for Docker in the East of England

Docker
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Docker in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Docker in the East of England

Docker
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Docker in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for Docker in the East of England

Docker
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Docker within the East of England region over the 6 months to 20 October 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
Hertfordshire -15 53 £600 +105.13% 28
Essex +7 43 £540 +13.98% 13
Cambridgeshire -4 33 £575 +11.65% 49
Bedfordshire -11 4 £400 +684.31% 3
Suffolk -10 1 - -
Docker
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 East of England region with a requirement for Docker.

1 91 (67.41%) DevOps
2 82 (60.74%) Kubernetes
3 74 (54.81%) Python
4 72 (53.33%) AWS
5 69 (51.11%) Terraform
6 66 (48.89%) Jenkins
7 59 (43.70%) Linux
7 59 (43.70%) Ansible
8 43 (31.85%) Java
9 37 (27.41%) Infrastructure as Code
10 35 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
11 33 (24.44%) OO
12 31 (22.96%) Artifactory
12 31 (22.96%) Git (software)
13 30 (22.22%) TDD
14 29 (21.48%) Azure
15 27 (20.00%) E-Commerce
15 27 (20.00%) Docker Swarm
16 26 (19.26%) Amazon EKS
17 24 (17.78%) Amazon ECS
18 23 (17.04%) Microservices
18 23 (17.04%) Groovy
19 22 (16.30%) Puppet
20 21 (15.56%) JIRA
20 21 (15.56%) JavaScript
20 21 (15.56%) GitLab
21 20 (14.81%) Scrum
21 20 (14.81%) Bash Shell
22 19 (14.07%) OOP
22 19 (14.07%) GCP

Docker
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 12 (8.89%) OpenStack
2 7 (5.19%) Confluence
3 4 (2.96%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.96%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.96%) JBoss
4 2 (1.48%) Apache
4 2 (1.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.48%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.74%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (0.74%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.74%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.74%) IIS
5 1 (0.74%) nginx
5 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.74%) Magento
2 1 (0.74%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 72 (53.33%) AWS
2 29 (21.48%) Azure
3 26 (19.26%) Amazon EKS
4 24 (17.78%) Amazon ECS
5 19 (14.07%) GCP
6 16 (11.85%) AWS CloudFormation
7 14 (10.37%) Serverless
8 7 (5.19%) Azure Pipelines
9 6 (4.44%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 6 (4.44%) Azure Service Bus
10 5 (3.70%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (3.70%) Azure Event Grid
10 5 (3.70%) Azure Functions
10 5 (3.70%) GitHub
11 4 (2.96%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (2.22%) Amazon S3
12 3 (2.22%) PaaS
12 3 (2.22%) SaaS
13 2 (1.48%) IaaS
13 2 (1.48%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.44%) 3GPP
1 6 (4.44%) SGSN
1 6 (4.44%) Software-Defined Networking
1 6 (4.44%) Wireless
2 2 (1.48%) Firewall
2 2 (1.48%) SSH
3 1 (0.74%) DNS
3 1 (0.74%) HTTP
3 1 (0.74%) IPv4
3 1 (0.74%) LAN
3 1 (0.74%) MQTT
3 1 (0.74%) SNMP
3 1 (0.74%) VLAN
3 1 (0.74%) VSAN
3 1 (0.74%) VXLAN
3 1 (0.74%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.67%) MySQL
2 8 (5.93%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.19%) NoSQL
4 6 (4.44%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (4.44%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.22%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.48%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.48%) Metadata
6 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2017
6 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.74%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.74%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.74%) DB2
7 1 (0.74%) DbVisualizer
7 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 66 (48.89%) Jenkins
2 31 (22.96%) Artifactory
2 31 (22.96%) Git (software)
3 21 (15.56%) GitLab
3 21 (15.56%) JIRA
4 10 (7.41%) CircleCI
4 10 (7.41%) Travis CI
5 8 (5.93%) Bitbucket
5 8 (5.93%) SonarQube
6 6 (4.44%) Spinnaker
7 5 (3.70%) IntelliJ
7 5 (3.70%) Maven
8 4 (2.96%) JMeter
8 4 (2.96%) Liquibase
8 4 (2.96%) PhpStorm
8 4 (2.96%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (2.22%) Checkstyle
9 3 (2.22%) JProfiler
9 3 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (1.48%) Selenium
General
1 17 (12.59%) Social Skills
2 12 (8.89%) Public Sector
3 7 (5.19%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (4.44%) Electronics
5 4 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.96%) Games
5 4 (2.96%) Retail
6 3 (2.22%) Finance
6 3 (2.22%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.48%) Documentation Skills
7 2 (1.48%) Marketing
8 1 (0.74%) Influencing Skills
8 1 (0.74%) Legal
Job Titles
1 44 (32.59%) DevOps Engineer
2 32 (23.70%) Developer
3 17 (12.59%) Platform Engineer
4 13 (9.63%) Architect
4 13 (9.63%) Senior Developer
5 12 (8.89%) AWS DevOps
5 12 (8.89%) Cloud Architect
5 12 (8.89%) E-Commerce Architect
6 10 (7.41%) AWS Engineer
7 9 (6.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 9 (6.67%) Consultant
7 9 (6.67%) Java Developer
8 8 (5.93%) .NET Developer
8 8 (5.93%) Python Engineer
9 6 (4.44%) C# Developer
9 6 (4.44%) DevOps Consultant
10 5 (3.70%) Cloud Engineer
10 5 (3.70%) PHP Developer
10 5 (3.70%) Senior .NET Developer
10 5 (3.70%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.33%) .NET
2 17 (12.59%) Spring Boot
3 16 (11.85%) AngularJS
4 15 (11.11%) Flask
5 14 (10.37%) CSS
5 14 (10.37%) HTML
5 14 (10.37%) JSON
5 14 (10.37%) Spring
6 13 (9.63%) Django
6 13 (9.63%) XML
7 12 (8.89%) REST
8 11 (8.15%) ASP.NET Web API
8 11 (8.15%) Elastic Stack
9 10 (7.41%) .NET Core
9 10 (7.41%) RESTful
10 9 (6.67%) Node.js
11 8 (5.93%) React
12 7 (5.19%) Lambda Expressions
12 7 (5.19%) RabbitMQ
13 6 (4.44%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.93%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.44%) Derivative
2 6 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.22%) Cloud Native
3 3 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (2.22%) Public Cloud
3 3 (2.22%) User Experience
4 2 (1.48%) Life Science
4 2 (1.48%) NHS
4 2 (1.48%) Online Games
4 2 (1.48%) Replication
5 1 (0.74%) FMCG
5 1 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.74%) iPad
5 1 (0.74%) PKI
5 1 (0.74%) Raspberry Pi
5 1 (0.74%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 59 (43.70%) Linux
2 7 (5.19%) Unix
3 6 (4.44%) Ubuntu
4 5 (3.70%) Windows
5 4 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.48%) VMS
7 1 (0.74%) Android
7 1 (0.74%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (67.41%) DevOps
2 37 (27.41%) Infrastructure as Code
3 35 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (24.44%) OO
5 30 (22.22%) TDD
6 27 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 23 (17.04%) Microservices
8 20 (14.81%) Scrum
9 19 (14.07%) OOP
10 16 (11.85%) Domain-Driven Design
10 16 (11.85%) Web Development
11 14 (10.37%) Problem-Solving
12 13 (9.63%) Software Engineering
13 12 (8.89%) Architectural Design
13 12 (8.89%) Decision-Making
14 10 (7.41%) Coaching
14 10 (7.41%) Full Stack Development
14 10 (7.41%) Open Source
15 9 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (6.67%) Infrastructure Automation
Programming Languages
1 74 (54.81%) Python
2 43 (31.85%) Java
3 23 (17.04%) Groovy
4 21 (15.56%) JavaScript
5 20 (14.81%) Bash Shell
6 17 (12.59%) C#
6 17 (12.59%) SQL
7 15 (11.11%) Go
8 10 (7.41%) Java 8
9 9 (6.67%) PowerShell
10 8 (5.93%) Java 11
10 8 (5.93%) PHP
11 6 (4.44%) Perl
11 6 (4.44%) Scala
12 3 (2.22%) C++
13 2 (1.48%) C
13 2 (1.48%) Ruby
13 2 (1.48%) VB
14 1 (0.74%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.74%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (5.93%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.96%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (2.96%) Degree
2 4 (2.96%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.74%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.44%) OASIS TOSCA
2 3 (2.22%) SLA
3 2 (1.48%) QA
4 1 (0.74%) DICOM
4 1 (0.74%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (5.19%) Varnish
2 6 (4.44%) KVM
2 6 (4.44%) LXC
2 6 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.48%) Postfix
4 1 (0.74%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.74%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 82 (60.74%) Kubernetes
2 69 (51.11%) Terraform
3 59 (43.70%) Ansible
4 27 (20.00%) Docker Swarm
5 22 (16.30%) Puppet
6 11 (8.15%) Grafana
7 10 (7.41%) Prometheus
8 8 (5.93%) Kibana
9 6 (4.44%) Cloudify
9 6 (4.44%) Juju
9 6 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (1.48%) logstash
10 2 (1.48%) Packer
10 2 (1.48%) SCCM
11 1 (0.74%) Mesos
11 1 (0.74%) Oozie
11 1 (0.74%) vRealize
11 1 (0.74%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 15 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 13 (9.63%) Oracle
3 7 (5.19%) AppDynamics
3 7 (5.19%) Atlassian
4 6 (4.44%) Cisco
4 6 (4.44%) Ericsson
4 6 (4.44%) IBM
4 6 (4.44%) Juniper
4 6 (4.44%) Mirantis
5 5 (3.70%) Splunk
6 4 (2.96%) Pega
6 4 (2.96%) WSO2
7 3 (2.22%) Google
7 3 (2.22%) VMware
8 2 (1.48%) Adobe
8 2 (1.48%) Alibaba
8 2 (1.48%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.48%) webMethods
9 1 (0.74%) Confluent
9 1 (0.74%) Databricks