Period
to 17 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 17 January 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
17 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 66 41 75
Rank change year-on-year -25 +34 +23
Contract jobs citing Docker 36 111 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.96% 4.24% 2.35%
As % of the System Software category 19.89% 36.63% 23.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 91 41
Edinburgh median daily rate £475 £700 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.14% +47.37% +13.43%
10th Percentile £389 £413 £363
90th Percentile £625 £700 £613
Scotland median daily rate £450 £500 £444
% change year-on-year -10.00% +12.68% +21.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £42.50 -

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 181 303 285
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 9.84% 11.56% 9.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 154 166
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £450 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +7.46% +11.67%
10th Percentile £218 £166 £219
90th Percentile £564 £700 £600
Scotland median daily rate £410 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +9.33% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £20.02 £17.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.37% -50.00% +133.33%
10th Percentile £13.88 £14.22 £15.30
90th Percentile £62.50 £44.50 £41.00
Scotland median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +28.57% -12.50% -1.23%

Docker
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Docker as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Docker in Edinburgh

Docker
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Docker in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Docker in Edinburgh

Docker
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Docker in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 17 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Docker in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Docker.

1 27 (75.00%) Java
2 25 (69.44%) DevOps
3 24 (66.67%) Kubernetes
4 20 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 20 (55.56%) Python
5 17 (47.22%) Jenkins
6 16 (44.44%) Azure
6 16 (44.44%) Spring
7 15 (41.67%) React
8 14 (38.89%) Spring Boot
9 13 (36.11%) NoSQL
9 13 (36.11%) REST
10 12 (33.33%) MongoDB
10 12 (33.33%) AWS
10 12 (33.33%) Flask
10 12 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (33.33%) CSS
10 12 (33.33%) HTML
11 11 (30.56%) Java 8
12 10 (27.78%) Microservices
13 9 (25.00%) Public Sector
14 8 (22.22%) AngularJS
14 8 (22.22%) Ansible
14 8 (22.22%) OpenShift
14 8 (22.22%) Node.js
14 8 (22.22%) Google
15 7 (19.44%) Unit Testing
15 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
15 7 (19.44%) Linux
15 7 (19.44%) Kafka

Docker
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 4 (11.11%) Apache
2 3 (8.33%) nginx
3 2 (5.56%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (5.56%) IIS
3 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (5.56%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 16 (44.44%) Azure
2 12 (33.33%) AWS
3 8 (22.22%) OpenShift
4 7 (19.44%) GCP
5 3 (8.33%) IaaS
6 2 (5.56%) Apigee
6 2 (5.56%) Datadog
6 2 (5.56%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (5.56%) Kong
6 2 (5.56%) PaaS
6 2 (5.56%) SaaS
7 1 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (2.78%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (2.78%) GitHub
7 1 (2.78%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) BIG-IP
1 2 (5.56%) Firewall
1 2 (5.56%) NetScaler
2 1 (2.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (36.11%) NoSQL
2 12 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 12 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (13.89%) Hadoop
4 4 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 3 (8.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (5.56%) Aerospike
6 2 (5.56%) Couchbase
6 2 (5.56%) Hazelcast
6 2 (5.56%) Redis
7 1 (2.78%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (2.78%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 17 (47.22%) Jenkins
2 6 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 3 (8.33%) TeamCity
5 2 (5.56%) Artifactory
5 2 (5.56%) Bitbucket
5 2 (5.56%) IBM UrbanCode
5 2 (5.56%) JUnit
5 2 (5.56%) Mockito
5 2 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (5.56%) Selenium
5 2 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (5.56%) Zephyr
6 1 (2.78%) Gradle
6 1 (2.78%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.78%) MSBuild
6 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (25.00%) Public Sector
2 6 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 22 (61.11%) Developer
2 17 (47.22%) Java Developer
3 14 (38.89%) Senior Developer
4 10 (27.78%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (16.67%) React Developer
7 4 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (11.11%) Node.js Developer
7 4 (11.11%) Python Developer
7 4 (11.11%) Senior Python Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Digital Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Software Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Agile Coach
9 1 (2.78%) Azure DevOps
9 1 (2.78%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Linux Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Research Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (44.44%) Spring
2 15 (41.67%) React
3 14 (38.89%) Spring Boot
4 13 (36.11%) REST
5 12 (33.33%) CSS
5 12 (33.33%) Flask
5 12 (33.33%) HTML
6 8 (22.22%) AngularJS
6 8 (22.22%) Node.js
7 7 (19.44%) Kafka
8 5 (13.89%) Redux
8 5 (13.89%) RESTful
9 4 (11.11%) .NET
9 4 (11.11%) GraphQL
9 4 (11.11%) Hibernate
9 4 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (11.11%) Vue.js
10 3 (8.33%) OAuth
10 3 (8.33%) OAuth2
10 3 (8.33%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) User Experience
2 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (5.56%) PKI
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) Linux
2 5 (13.89%) Windows
3 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.56%) Ubuntu
3 2 (5.56%) Unix
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (69.44%) DevOps
2 10 (27.78%) Microservices
3 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (19.44%) Unit Testing
4 6 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 5 (13.89%) Analytics
5 5 (13.89%) API Integration
5 5 (13.89%) OO
5 5 (13.89%) TDD
6 4 (11.11%) BDD
6 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Automation
6 4 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.56%) Time Management
8 2 (5.56%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
Programming Languages
1 27 (75.00%) Java
2 20 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 20 (55.56%) Python
3 11 (30.56%) Java 8
4 5 (13.89%) SQL
5 3 (8.33%) Bash Shell
5 3 (8.33%) Go
5 3 (8.33%) Perl
5 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.78%) C#
6 1 (2.78%) ES6
6 1 (2.78%) SPARQL
6 1 (2.78%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (66.67%) Kubernetes
2 8 (22.22%) Ansible
3 5 (13.89%) Puppet
4 2 (5.56%) CA Single Sign-On
4 2 (5.56%) Consul
4 2 (5.56%) Nagios
4 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (5.56%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (2.78%) Istio
5 1 (2.78%) Kibana
5 1 (2.78%) Mesos
5 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.78%) Prometheus
5 1 (2.78%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Google
2 6 (16.67%) IBM
3 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle
5 2 (5.56%) AppDynamics
5 2 (5.56%) CA
5 2 (5.56%) Citrix
5 2 (5.56%) F5
5 2 (5.56%) Micro Focus
5 2 (5.56%) New Relic
5 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.56%) Splunk
6 1 (2.78%) Dell
6 1 (2.78%) EMC
6 1 (2.78%) Progress
6 1 (2.78%) VMware