Period
to 21 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Docker Swarm skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Docker Swarm over the 6 months to 21 September 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 Swarm
UK > England
6 months to
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 619 462 725
Rank change year-on-year -157 +263 +13
Contract jobs citing Docker Swarm 106 11 86
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.043% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.06% 0.27% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 9 69
10th Percentile £466 £399 £386
25th Percentile £500 £406 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £545 £450 £550
Median % change year-on-year +21.11% -18.18% -4.35%
75th Percentile £613 £484 £638
90th Percentile £675 £523 £688
UK median daily rate £540 £450 £545
% change year-on-year +20.00% -17.43% -5.22%

Docker Swarm is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 10,032 4,109 12,112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.70% 16.01% 15.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,175 2,875 8,352
10th Percentile £350 £313 £298
25th Percentile £450 £408 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
75th Percentile £625 £594 £600
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 67 258
10th Percentile £14.25 £12.44 £12.00
25th Percentile £16.00 £14.25 £14.80
Median hourly rate £20.50 £19.50 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +5.13% -2.50% +14.29%
75th Percentile £41.99 £38.25 £34.75
90th Percentile £59.94 £49.25 £50.95
UK median hourly rate £23.00 £19.39 £21.00
% change year-on-year +18.62% -7.67% +20.00%

Docker Swarm
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Docker Swarm in England

Docker Swarm
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Docker Swarm in England.

Daily rate trend for Docker Swarm in England

Docker Swarm
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Docker Swarm in England over the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Docker Swarm in England

Docker Swarm
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Docker Swarm within the England region over the 6 months to 21 September 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
London -153 38 £585 +23.16% 20
East of England -20 27 £575 - 3
Midlands -59 18 £540 +15.63% 6
West Midlands -51 17 £535 +14.56% 6
South East -89 7 £525 +16.67% 2
North of England - 1 £630 - 3
North West - 1 £630 - 3
East Midlands - 1 £650 -
Docker Swarm
UK

For the 6 months to 21 September 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Docker Swarm 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 England region with a requirement for Docker Swarm.

1 106 (100.00%) Docker
2 85 (80.19%) Kubernetes
3 80 (75.47%) DevOps
4 70 (66.04%) Terraform
5 57 (53.77%) Ansible
6 56 (52.83%) Linux
7 52 (49.06%) Python
8 50 (47.17%) AWS
9 46 (43.40%) Jenkins
10 37 (34.91%) Azure
11 35 (33.02%) Configuration Management
12 33 (31.13%) AWS CloudFormation
13 28 (26.42%) Social Skills
14 27 (25.47%) Amazon EKS
15 26 (24.53%) Artifactory
15 26 (24.53%) Groovy
16 25 (23.58%) Bash Shell
17 23 (21.70%) GitLab
18 22 (20.75%) Puppet
19 21 (19.81%) Red Hat
20 20 (18.87%) Security Cleared
20 20 (18.87%) Amazon ECS
21 19 (17.92%) Agile Software Development
21 19 (17.92%) Elastic Stack
21 19 (17.92%) Packer
22 18 (16.98%) Consul
22 18 (16.98%) Open Source
22 18 (16.98%) SC Cleared
23 17 (16.04%) Prometheus
23 17 (16.04%) Microservices

Docker Swarm
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 14 (13.21%) OpenStack
2 13 (12.26%) Tomcat
3 8 (7.55%) Apache Spark
3 8 (7.55%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (7.55%) SAS
4 4 (3.77%) Confluence
4 4 (3.77%) nginx
4 4 (3.77%) Traefik
5 3 (2.83%) Apache
5 3 (2.83%) Documentum
5 3 (2.83%) JBoss
6 2 (1.89%) Oracle Coherence
Cloud Services
1 50 (47.17%) AWS
2 37 (34.91%) Azure
3 33 (31.13%) AWS CloudFormation
4 27 (25.47%) Amazon EKS
5 20 (18.87%) Amazon ECS
6 13 (12.26%) GCP
7 11 (10.38%) IaaS
8 6 (5.66%) Pulumi
9 4 (3.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (3.77%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (3.77%) OpenShift
9 4 (3.77%) PaaS
9 4 (3.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (2.83%) GitHub
10 3 (2.83%) NuGet
11 2 (1.89%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (1.89%) IBM Cloud
11 2 (1.89%) Serverless
12 1 (0.94%) Datadog
12 1 (0.94%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.26%) 3GPP
1 13 (12.26%) SGSN
1 13 (12.26%) Software-Defined Networking
2 9 (8.49%) SSL
3 6 (5.66%) Firewall
4 5 (4.72%) DNS
5 4 (3.77%) HTTP
5 4 (3.77%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.83%) DMZ
6 3 (2.83%) Intranet
7 1 (0.94%) LAN
7 1 (0.94%) MQTT
7 1 (0.94%) Network Security
7 1 (0.94%) OpenVPN
7 1 (0.94%) VLAN
7 1 (0.94%) VPN
7 1 (0.94%) VXLAN
7 1 (0.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.43%) Big Data
2 9 (8.49%) SQL Server
3 8 (7.55%) Apache Hive
3 8 (7.55%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 8 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (7.55%) Parquet
3 8 (7.55%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (7.55%) Relational Database
3 8 (7.55%) Tableau
4 5 (4.72%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.83%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.83%) MySQL
6 2 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.94%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 46 (43.40%) Jenkins
2 26 (24.53%) Artifactory
3 23 (21.70%) GitLab
4 16 (15.09%) Git (software)
5 12 (11.32%) Maven
6 11 (10.38%) Sonatype Nexus
7 10 (9.43%) JIRA
8 8 (7.55%) Hudson
8 8 (7.55%) IntelliJ
8 8 (7.55%) Subversion
9 7 (6.60%) fastlane
9 7 (6.60%) Flyway
9 7 (6.60%) Gradle
10 4 (3.77%) Bitbucket
11 3 (2.83%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.94%) Liquibase
12 1 (0.94%) Terragrunt
General
1 28 (26.42%) Social Skills
2 15 (14.15%) Finance
3 14 (13.21%) Public Sector
4 6 (5.66%) Banking
4 6 (5.66%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.83%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 70 (66.04%) DevOps Engineer
2 24 (22.64%) Platform Engineer
3 11 (10.38%) Cloud Engineer
4 9 (8.49%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 8 (7.55%) Big Data Engineer
5 8 (7.55%) Data Engineer
5 8 (7.55%) Developer
6 5 (4.72%) DevOps Developer
7 4 (3.77%) AWS DevOps
7 4 (3.77%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 4 (3.77%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (3.77%) Python Engineer
7 4 (3.77%) Telecoms Engineer
8 3 (2.83%) Azure Developer
8 3 (2.83%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 3 (2.83%) Azure Engineer
8 3 (2.83%) Lead DevOps
8 3 (2.83%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 3 (2.83%) Operations Engineer
9 2 (1.89%) Big Data Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (17.92%) Elastic Stack
2 15 (14.15%) JSON
2 15 (14.15%) YAML
3 13 (12.26%) Spine.js
3 13 (12.26%) XML
4 11 (10.38%) Spring Boot
5 10 (9.43%) Django
5 10 (9.43%) Flask
5 10 (9.43%) Node.js
5 10 (9.43%) RabbitMQ
5 10 (9.43%) Spring
6 8 (7.55%) Apache Avro
6 8 (7.55%) Java Concurrency
6 8 (7.55%) OAuth
6 8 (7.55%) OAuth2
7 7 (6.60%) REST
8 4 (3.77%) cloud-init
9 2 (1.89%) JPA
9 2 (1.89%) Kafka
10 1 (0.94%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.21%) Data Centre
1 14 (13.21%) Linux Command Line
2 13 (12.26%) Derivative
3 9 (8.49%) Cloud Native
4 7 (6.60%) Mobile App
5 6 (5.66%) Data Protection Act
5 6 (5.66%) Legacy Applications
6 4 (3.77%) Clustering
6 4 (3.77%) PKI
7 2 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 56 (52.83%) Linux
2 8 (7.55%) CentOS
2 8 (7.55%) Unix
3 4 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.83%) Ubuntu
4 3 (2.83%) Windows
5 1 (0.94%) Debian
5 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (75.47%) DevOps
2 35 (33.02%) Configuration Management
3 19 (17.92%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (16.98%) Open Source
5 17 (16.04%) Microservices
6 14 (13.21%) Deployment Automation
6 14 (13.21%) Software Engineering
7 13 (12.26%) Domain-Driven Design
7 13 (12.26%) OO
7 13 (12.26%) OOP
7 13 (12.26%) TDD
8 12 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (10.38%) Infrastructure as Code
9 11 (10.38%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (9.43%) Analytics
11 9 (8.49%) Task Automation
11 9 (8.49%) Web Development
12 8 (7.55%) Continuous Deployment
12 8 (7.55%) Multithreaded Programming
12 8 (7.55%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 52 (49.06%) Python
2 26 (24.53%) Groovy
3 25 (23.58%) Bash Shell
4 16 (15.09%) SQL
5 11 (10.38%) Java
6 10 (9.43%) PowerShell
7 8 (7.55%) Java 8
7 8 (7.55%) Kotlin
7 8 (7.55%) PL/SQL
7 8 (7.55%) Scala
8 6 (5.66%) Ruby
9 5 (4.72%) Go
10 1 (0.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (18.87%) Security Cleared
2 18 (16.98%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.77%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.89%) Degree
4 2 (1.89%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.26%) OASIS TOSCA
2 4 (3.77%) NCSC
3 1 (0.94%) GDPR
System Software
1 106 (100.00%) Docker
2 13 (12.26%) KVM
2 13 (12.26%) LXC
2 13 (12.26%) VMware ESXi
3 11 (10.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (7.55%) Varnish
5 2 (1.89%) Platform Symphony
6 1 (0.94%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 85 (80.19%) Kubernetes
2 70 (66.04%) Terraform
3 57 (53.77%) Ansible
4 22 (20.75%) Puppet
5 19 (17.92%) Packer
6 18 (16.98%) Consul
7 17 (16.04%) Prometheus
8 16 (15.09%) Rancher
9 13 (12.26%) Cloudify
9 13 (12.26%) Grafana
9 13 (12.26%) Juju
10 11 (10.38%) Opscode Chef
11 9 (8.49%) Single Sign-On
12 8 (7.55%) Kibana
12 8 (7.55%) logstash
12 8 (7.55%) Oozie
13 6 (5.66%) HAProxy
14 5 (4.72%) ZABBIX
15 4 (3.77%) linkerd
15 4 (3.77%) Mesos
Vendors
1 21 (19.81%) Red Hat
2 16 (15.09%) Splunk
3 13 (12.26%) Cisco
3 13 (12.26%) Ericsson
3 13 (12.26%) Juniper
3 13 (12.26%) Mirantis
4 12 (11.32%) Oracle
4 12 (11.32%) VMware
5 7 (6.60%) Microsoft
6 4 (3.77%) PagerDuty
6 4 (3.77%) Perforce
7 3 (2.83%) AppDynamics
7 3 (2.83%) Pega
8 2 (1.89%) CA
8 2 (1.89%) Dynatrace
8 2 (1.89%) IBM
8 2 (1.89%) OpenText
9 1 (0.94%) Citrix
9 1 (0.94%) Palo Alto
9 1 (0.94%) ServiceNow