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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 18 May 2022 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
18 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 50 26 62
Rank change year-on-year -24 +36 +10
Contract jobs citing Docker 100 105 77
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 3.94% 5.94% 3.01%
As % of the System Software category 23.70% 30.43% 20.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 65 57
10th Percentile £406 £388 £363
25th Percentile £485 £450 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £587 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year +11.76% +5.00% -1.48%
75th Percentile £625 £613 £563
90th Percentile £636 £673 £597
England median daily rate £600 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% +1.85%

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 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 422 345 380
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.63% 19.52% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 201 250
10th Percentile £142 £130 £130
25th Percentile £255 £263 £228
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £400 £375
Median % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -11.76%
75th Percentile £538 £525 £500
90th Percentile £625 £613 £575
England median daily rate £525 £490 £475
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 41 27
10th Percentile £13.41 £11.90 £13.61
25th Percentile £14.25 £12.75 £16.88
Median hourly rate £15.50 £18.27 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year -15.16% -8.65% +29.03%
75th Percentile £19.50 £23.21 £39.31
90th Percentile £26.72 £31.50 £59.91
England median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £16.95
% change year-on-year -6.25% +17.99% +2.73%

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 18 May 2022.

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 18 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Hertfordshire -11 42 £600 +9.09% 17
Essex +6 37 £588 +30.92% 3
Cambridgeshire -35 16 £525 -4.55% 39
Suffolk -10 4 £488 +44.44% 1
Norfolk -3 1 £700 +115.38% 1
Docker
England

For the 6 months to 18 May 2022, 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 61 (61.00%) DevOps
2 60 (60.00%) Ansible
2 60 (60.00%) AWS
3 54 (54.00%) Jenkins
3 54 (54.00%) Python
4 52 (52.00%) Terraform
5 47 (47.00%) Linux
6 42 (42.00%) CI/CD
7 41 (41.00%) Kubernetes
8 35 (35.00%) Platform Engineering
9 28 (28.00%) Agile
10 27 (27.00%) GCP
10 27 (27.00%) Artifactory
10 27 (27.00%) Amazon EKS
11 26 (26.00%) Infrastructure as Code
11 26 (26.00%) Groovy
12 25 (25.00%) Azure
13 24 (24.00%) Security Cleared
14 23 (23.00%) OO
15 22 (22.00%) Java
15 22 (22.00%) Web Development
15 22 (22.00%) Django
16 21 (21.00%) OOP
16 21 (21.00%) Flask
16 21 (21.00%) Docker Swarm
17 20 (20.00%) FastAPI
17 20 (20.00%) Amazon ECS
17 20 (20.00%) SC Cleared
17 20 (20.00%) JIRA
17 20 (20.00%) Software Engineering

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 9 (9.00%) Confluence
2 4 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.00%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.00%) nginx
3 2 (2.00%) Red Hat Fuse
4 1 (1.00%) Apache
4 1 (1.00%) IIS
4 1 (1.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 60 (60.00%) AWS
2 27 (27.00%) Amazon EKS
2 27 (27.00%) GCP
3 25 (25.00%) Azure
4 20 (20.00%) Amazon ECS
5 8 (8.00%) Serverless
6 7 (7.00%) Amazon S3
7 6 (6.00%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (6.00%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (5.00%) OpenShift
9 3 (3.00%) GitHub
10 1 (1.00%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 1 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (1.00%) npm
10 1 (1.00%) SaaS
10 1 (1.00%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.00%) HTTP
2 3 (3.00%) SSH
2 3 (3.00%) VoIP
3 2 (2.00%) DNS
3 2 (2.00%) Firewall
3 2 (2.00%) LAN
3 2 (2.00%) SSL
3 2 (2.00%) VSAN
3 2 (2.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.00%) MySQL
2 8 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (6.00%) BigQuery
4 3 (3.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.00%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.00%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (1.00%) GIS
5 1 (1.00%) Presto
Development Applications
1 54 (54.00%) Jenkins
2 27 (27.00%) Artifactory
3 20 (20.00%) JIRA
4 18 (18.00%) Git (software)
5 12 (12.00%) GitLab
6 9 (9.00%) JMeter
7 8 (8.00%) Selenium
8 7 (7.00%) JUnit
8 7 (7.00%) LoadRunner
8 7 (7.00%) SoapUI
9 5 (5.00%) Bitbucket
10 4 (4.00%) PhpStorm
11 3 (3.00%) Gradle
12 2 (2.00%) Postman
13 1 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 1 (1.00%) Gerrit
13 1 (1.00%) Maven
13 1 (1.00%) MLflow
13 1 (1.00%) PHPUnit
13 1 (1.00%) SonarQube
General
1 17 (17.00%) Social Skills
2 16 (16.00%) Public Sector
3 3 (3.00%) Finance
4 2 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.00%) Games
4 2 (2.00%) Marketing
5 1 (1.00%) Advertising
5 1 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.00%) Retail
5 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (25.00%) Developer
2 17 (17.00%) Platform Engineer
3 14 (14.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (12.00%) Java Developer
5 10 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 7 (7.00%) AWS DevOps
6 7 (7.00%) Software Engineer
7 6 (6.00%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (5.00%) DevOps Platform Engineer
8 5 (5.00%) PHP Developer
9 4 (4.00%) Administrator
9 4 (4.00%) Linux Administrator
9 4 (4.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.00%) Python Engineer
9 4 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
10 3 (3.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 3 (3.00%) AWS Engineer
10 3 (3.00%) PHP Laravel Developer
11 2 (2.00%) Automation Engineer
11 2 (2.00%) Functional Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (22.00%) Django
2 21 (21.00%) Flask
3 20 (20.00%) FastAPI
4 15 (15.00%) REST
4 15 (15.00%) Spring
5 14 (14.00%) RabbitMQ
6 11 (11.00%) Spring Boot
7 10 (10.00%) JSON
7 10 (10.00%) SOAP
8 9 (9.00%) React
9 7 (7.00%) JMS
9 7 (7.00%) Laravel
9 7 (7.00%) Spring Batch
10 6 (6.00%) Elastic Stack
11 4 (4.00%) .NET
11 4 (4.00%) Apache Camel
11 4 (4.00%) Vue.js
11 4 (4.00%) Web Services
11 4 (4.00%) XML
12 3 (3.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.00%) User Experience
2 4 (4.00%) Cloud Native
2 4 (4.00%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.00%) Online Games
4 1 (1.00%) Data Fabric
4 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.00%) IoT
4 1 (1.00%) Life Science
4 1 (1.00%) RIA
4 1 (1.00%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 47 (47.00%) Linux
2 4 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (3.00%) Debian
3 3 (3.00%) Windows
3 3 (3.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.00%) Unix
4 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2016
4 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2019
5 1 (1.00%) CentOS
5 1 (1.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (61.00%) DevOps
2 42 (42.00%) CI/CD
3 35 (35.00%) Platform Engineering
4 28 (28.00%) Agile
5 26 (26.00%) Infrastructure as Code
6 23 (23.00%) OO
7 22 (22.00%) Web Development
8 21 (21.00%) OOP
9 20 (20.00%) Software Engineering
10 18 (18.00%) E-Commerce
10 18 (18.00%) TDD
11 17 (17.00%) Continuous Deployment
11 17 (17.00%) Domain-Driven Design
11 17 (17.00%) Problem-Solving
12 16 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (15.00%) Microservices
14 13 (13.00%) Scrum
14 13 (13.00%) Test Automation
15 7 (7.00%) Functional Programming
15 7 (7.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 54 (54.00%) Python
2 26 (26.00%) Groovy
3 22 (22.00%) Java
4 19 (19.00%) Go
5 14 (14.00%) JavaScript
6 8 (8.00%) Bash
7 7 (7.00%) PHP
8 6 (6.00%) Perl
8 6 (6.00%) SQL
9 5 (5.00%) PowerShell
10 4 (4.00%) Scala
10 4 (4.00%) TypeScript
11 3 (3.00%) AWK
11 3 (3.00%) C#
11 3 (3.00%) sed
11 3 (3.00%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 24 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.00%) Degree
4 3 (3.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.00%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.00%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.00%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (1.00%) DICOM
System Software
1 7 (7.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.00%) vSphere
3 2 (2.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 60 (60.00%) Ansible
2 52 (52.00%) Terraform
3 41 (41.00%) Kubernetes
4 21 (21.00%) Docker Swarm
5 16 (16.00%) Puppet
6 6 (6.00%) Packer
7 2 (2.00%) Grafana
7 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (2.00%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (2.00%) vRealize
7 2 (2.00%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 1 (1.00%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 14 (14.00%) AppDynamics
2 12 (12.00%) Red Hat
3 9 (9.00%) VMware
4 8 (8.00%) Atlassian
5 6 (6.00%) IBM
6 5 (5.00%) Google
6 5 (5.00%) Oracle
7 4 (4.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.00%) NetApp
9 1 (1.00%) Adobe
9 1 (1.00%) Databricks
9 1 (1.00%) Luciad
9 1 (1.00%) Ping Identity
9 1 (1.00%) SaltStack
9 1 (1.00%) Splunk