Period
to 9 May 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 9 May 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
9 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 553 552 685
Rank change year-on-year -1 +133 +29
Contract jobs citing Docker Swarm 59 66 158
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.83% 0.97% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 56 121
10th Percentile £465 £413 £450
25th Percentile £500 £475 £506
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £575
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% -8.70% +4.55%
75th Percentile £675 £600 £650
90th Percentile £763 £650 £725
UK median daily rate £575 £525 £575
% change year-on-year +9.52% -8.70% +4.55%

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 7,085 6,833 12,632
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.93% 14.67% 14.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,076 4,741 8,626
10th Percentile £343 £275 £313
25th Percentile £420 £400 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £510 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +2.00% - -
75th Percentile £600 £600 £600
90th Percentile £676 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 172 289
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.42 £12.00
25th Percentile £18.00 £14.44 £14.00
Median hourly rate £23.61 £18.00 £18.50
Median % change year-on-year +31.14% -2.70% +5.71%
75th Percentile £50.73 £25.29 £35.75
90th Percentile £61.94 £47.00 £49.50
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £18.78
% change year-on-year +31.58% +1.20% +7.29%

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 9 May 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 9 May 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
East of England +45 21 £575 -2.13% 1
London -28 20 £586 +6.55% 15
South East +36 5 - - 3
North of England +32 4 - - 2
North West +15 4 - - 2
Midlands +22 3 £650 +44.44% 3
West Midlands +8 2 - - 3
South West +33 1 £401 -23.71% 3
East Midlands - 1 £650 -
Docker Swarm
UK

For the 6 months to 9 May 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 59 (100.00%) Docker
2 44 (74.58%) Kubernetes
3 34 (57.63%) DevOps
4 31 (52.54%) Terraform
5 30 (50.85%) Linux
5 30 (50.85%) Python
6 28 (47.46%) AWS
7 27 (45.76%) Open Source
7 27 (45.76%) Jenkins
7 27 (45.76%) Ansible
8 24 (40.68%) JSON
9 23 (38.98%) XML
10 22 (37.29%) Red Hat
10 22 (37.29%) OpenStack
10 22 (37.29%) YAML
10 22 (37.29%) Prometheus
11 21 (35.59%) Cloudify
11 21 (35.59%) OASIS TOSCA
11 21 (35.59%) Mirantis
11 21 (35.59%) KVM
11 21 (35.59%) Software-Defined Networking
11 21 (35.59%) LXC
11 21 (35.59%) Grafana
11 21 (35.59%) Data Centre
11 21 (35.59%) Derivative
11 21 (35.59%) SGSN
11 21 (35.59%) VMware ESXi
11 21 (35.59%) Juju
11 21 (35.59%) Spine.js
11 21 (35.59%) Cisco

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 22 (37.29%) OpenStack
2 7 (11.86%) Confluence
3 5 (8.47%) nginx
4 4 (6.78%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (5.08%) CMS
6 2 (3.39%) Apache
7 1 (1.69%) JBoss
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 28 (47.46%) AWS
2 14 (23.73%) Azure
3 10 (16.95%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (13.56%) Amazon ECS
4 8 (13.56%) GCP
5 7 (11.86%) Amazon EKS
6 3 (5.08%) OpenShift
7 2 (3.39%) NuGet
8 1 (1.69%) Datadog
8 1 (1.69%) GitHub
8 1 (1.69%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (35.59%) 3GPP
1 21 (35.59%) SGSN
1 21 (35.59%) Software-Defined Networking
2 5 (8.47%) HTTP
3 2 (3.39%) DNS
3 2 (3.39%) FTP
3 2 (3.39%) SSL
3 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.69%) DMZ
4 1 (1.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) NoSQL
1 6 (10.17%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (8.47%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.39%) Big Data
3 2 (3.39%) MySQL
4 1 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.69%) BigQuery
4 1 (1.69%) Bigtable
4 1 (1.69%) Cloud Spanner
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (45.76%) Jenkins
2 12 (20.34%) Artifactory
3 11 (18.64%) GitLab
4 8 (13.56%) Git (software)
5 7 (11.86%) JIRA
5 7 (11.86%) SonarQube
6 6 (10.17%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (8.47%) Maven
7 5 (8.47%) Vagrant
8 4 (6.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (5.08%) Bitbucket
10 2 (3.39%) Gatling
10 2 (3.39%) Geb
10 2 (3.39%) Gradle
10 2 (3.39%) Spock
10 2 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (3.39%) TeamCity
11 1 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (1.69%) Terragrunt
11 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 14 (23.73%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.78%) Social Skills
3 3 (5.08%) Banking
3 3 (5.08%) Finance
3 3 (5.08%) Public Sector
4 2 (3.39%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.39%) Marketing
5 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (42.37%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (32.20%) Cloud Engineer
3 14 (23.73%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) Platform Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Architect
6 3 (5.08%) AWS DevOps
6 3 (5.08%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Consultant
6 3 (5.08%) DevOps Architect
6 3 (5.08%) DevOps Consultant
6 3 (5.08%) Lead DevOps
6 3 (5.08%) Python Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Lead Architect
7 2 (3.39%) Senior DevOps
7 2 (3.39%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Telecoms Engineer
8 1 (1.69%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (40.68%) JSON
2 23 (38.98%) XML
3 22 (37.29%) YAML
4 21 (35.59%) Spine.js
5 7 (11.86%) REST
6 3 (5.08%) Django
6 3 (5.08%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (5.08%) Flask
6 3 (5.08%) Kafka
6 3 (5.08%) Keycloak
6 3 (5.08%) RESTful
6 3 (5.08%) SQLAlchemy
7 2 (3.39%) Ember.js
7 2 (3.39%) Guice
7 2 (3.39%) OAuth
7 2 (3.39%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (3.39%) Ratpack
7 2 (3.39%) SOAP
7 2 (3.39%) Spring
7 2 (3.39%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 21 (35.59%) Data Centre
1 21 (35.59%) Derivative
2 13 (22.03%) Cloud Native
3 4 (6.78%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (5.08%) Private Cloud
4 3 (5.08%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.39%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.69%) iPad
6 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 30 (50.85%) Linux
2 8 (13.56%) Unix
3 7 (11.86%) CentOS
4 6 (10.17%) Windows
5 2 (3.39%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.69%) DC/OS
6 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.69%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (57.63%) DevOps
2 27 (45.76%) Open Source
3 14 (23.73%) Configuration Management
4 10 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (16.95%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (13.56%) Infrastructure as Code
6 6 (10.17%) Deployment Automation
6 6 (10.17%) Microservices
6 6 (10.17%) Release Management
7 5 (8.47%) Domain-Driven Design
7 5 (8.47%) E-Commerce
7 5 (8.47%) Infrastructure Automation
7 5 (8.47%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (8.47%) Software Engineering
7 5 (8.47%) TDD
8 4 (6.78%) SDLC
9 3 (5.08%) API Design
9 3 (5.08%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (5.08%) Product Roadmap
9 3 (5.08%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (50.85%) Python
2 12 (20.34%) Bash Shell
3 10 (16.95%) PowerShell
4 9 (15.25%) Java
5 8 (13.56%) Groovy
6 7 (11.86%) Ruby
6 7 (11.86%) SQL
7 5 (8.47%) Shell Script
8 3 (5.08%) TypeScript
9 2 (3.39%) Java 8
9 2 (3.39%) Perl
10 1 (1.69%) C++
10 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (28.81%) SC Cleared
1 17 (28.81%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.69%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (35.59%) OASIS TOSCA
System Software
1 59 (100.00%) Docker
2 21 (35.59%) KVM
2 21 (35.59%) LXC
2 21 (35.59%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (11.86%) Varnish
4 6 (10.17%) Hyper-V
4 6 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.69%) Platform Symphony
5 1 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.69%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 44 (74.58%) Kubernetes
2 31 (52.54%) Terraform
3 27 (45.76%) Ansible
4 22 (37.29%) Prometheus
5 21 (35.59%) Cloudify
5 21 (35.59%) Grafana
5 21 (35.59%) Juju
6 16 (27.12%) Puppet
7 14 (23.73%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (10.17%) Mesos
9 5 (8.47%) CFEngine
9 5 (8.47%) Packer
10 3 (5.08%) Kibana
10 3 (5.08%) Marathon
10 3 (5.08%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (3.39%) Rancher
12 1 (1.69%) Consul
12 1 (1.69%) ITRS Geneos
12 1 (1.69%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 22 (37.29%) Red Hat
2 21 (35.59%) Cisco
2 21 (35.59%) Ericsson
2 21 (35.59%) Juniper
2 21 (35.59%) Mirantis
3 6 (10.17%) VMware
4 2 (3.39%) Demandware
4 2 (3.39%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.69%) Dynatrace
5 1 (1.69%) Google
5 1 (1.69%) hybris
5 1 (1.69%) IBM
5 1 (1.69%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle
5 1 (1.69%) Splunk
5 1 (1.69%) Veracode