Period
to 22 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 22 January 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
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 34 24 39
Rank change year-on-year -10 +15 -4
Contract jobs citing Docker 4,298 2,240 3,561
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 6.22% 6.52% 5.39%
As % of the System Software category 43.69% 44.48% 34.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,261 1,693 2,690
10th Percentile £425 £369 £406
25th Percentile £494 £431 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £550
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% +1.85%
75th Percentile £665 £600 £625
90th Percentile £738 £700 £675
UK median daily rate £575 £525 £546
% change year-on-year +9.52% -3.89% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 12
10th Percentile £65.50 £31.25 £37.50
25th Percentile £66.50 £35.00 £41.25
Median hourly rate £77.50 £40.00 £48.00
Median % change year-on-year +93.75% -16.67% -25.00%
75th Percentile £83.13 £57.63 £74.44
90th Percentile £85.00 £60.00 £78.75
UK median hourly rate £73.75 £40.00 £48.00
% change year-on-year +84.38% -16.67% -9.86%

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 England with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 9,837 5,036 10,345
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.25% 14.66% 15.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,104 3,438 7,048
10th Percentile £185 £213 £163
25th Percentile £385 £363 £319
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -5.26%
75th Percentile £625 £563 £571
90th Percentile £699 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £525 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 353 207 550
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.17 £11.17
25th Percentile £14.25 £12.87 £13.50
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median % change year-on-year - +6.06% +3.13%
75th Percentile £25.50 £41.63 £21.00
90th Percentile £56.90 £59.25 £45.01
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £17.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year +1.41% +7.58% +3.13%

Docker
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Docker in England

Docker
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Daily rate trend for Docker in England

Docker
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Docker in England over the 6 months to 22 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Docker in England

Docker
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Hourly rate trend for Docker in England

Docker
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Docker in England over the 6 months to 22 January 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Docker in England

Docker
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 within the England region over the 6 months to 22 January 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
London 0 2,815 £600 +14.29% 857
North of England -2 320 £525 +5.00% 180
South East -12 279 £550 +18.92% 154
South West 0 266 £525 +13.82% 87
Midlands +2 157 £484 +12.94% 147
North West -6 149 £525 +5.00% 120
Yorkshire 0 141 £525 +13.51% 42
West Midlands +13 122 £450 +5.88% 98
East of England -26 108 £575 +15.00% 100
North East +7 36 £500 - 18
East Midlands -26 30 £515 +11.96% 48
Docker
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 England region with a requirement for Docker.

1 3,034 (70.59%) Kubernetes
2 2,169 (50.47%) DevOps
3 2,074 (48.26%) CI/CD
4 1,954 (45.46%) AWS
5 1,753 (40.79%) Agile Software Development
6 1,653 (38.46%) Terraform
7 1,524 (35.46%) Azure
8 1,419 (33.02%) Java
9 1,354 (31.50%) Microservices
10 1,319 (30.69%) Jenkins
11 1,217 (28.32%) Python
12 993 (23.10%) Linux
13 958 (22.29%) Ansible
14 955 (22.22%) Git (software)
15 938 (21.82%) JavaScript
16 786 (18.29%) Finance
17 783 (18.22%) Software Engineering
18 662 (15.40%) SQL
19 650 (15.12%) React
20 637 (14.82%) GCP
21 612 (14.24%) Infrastructure as Code
22 610 (14.19%) TDD
23 595 (13.84%) Node.js
24 572 (13.31%) Kafka
25 564 (13.12%) Social Skills
26 553 (12.87%) Security Cleared
27 536 (12.47%) Spring
28 521 (12.12%) Scrum
29 506 (11.77%) C#
30 503 (11.70%) Serverless

Docker
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
1 186 (4.33%) Confluence
2 183 (4.26%) Apache Spark
3 153 (3.56%) Elasticsearch
4 135 (3.14%) Apache
5 97 (2.26%) Tomcat
6 90 (2.09%) nginx
7 77 (1.79%) OpenStack
8 62 (1.44%) JBoss
9 57 (1.33%) IIS
10 52 (1.21%) Apache Airflow
11 32 (0.74%) WebLogic
12 26 (0.60%) WebSphere
13 22 (0.51%) Camunda
14 21 (0.49%) SharePoint
15 19 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
16 16 (0.37%) ArcGIS
16 16 (0.37%) CMS
16 16 (0.37%) Drupal
16 16 (0.37%) Red Hat Fuse
16 16 (0.37%) Traefik
Applications
1 7 (0.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.093%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.023%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.023%) CPLEX
3 1 (0.023%) GIMP
3 1 (0.023%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.023%) PlantUML
3 1 (0.023%) Sketch
3 1 (0.023%) SPSS
3 1 (0.023%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 12 (0.28%) TIBCO iProcess
2 6 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.12%) Sentinel
4 4 (0.093%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.070%) Eikon
5 3 (0.070%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (0.070%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
5 3 (0.070%) RMDS
6 2 (0.047%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.047%) Magento
6 2 (0.047%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (0.047%) Shopify
7 1 (0.023%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.023%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.023%) JDE OneWorld
7 1 (0.023%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.023%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1,954 (45.46%) AWS
2 1,524 (35.46%) Azure
3 637 (14.82%) GCP
4 503 (11.70%) Serverless
5 464 (10.80%) GitHub
6 350 (8.14%) PaaS
7 323 (7.52%) AWS CloudFormation
8 293 (6.82%) AWS Lambda
9 290 (6.75%) OpenShift
10 245 (5.70%) Amazon S3
11 218 (5.07%) Amazon EKS
12 216 (5.03%) Amazon ECS
12 216 (5.03%) IaaS
13 215 (5.00%) SaaS
14 162 (3.77%) Amazon SQS
15 161 (3.75%) Amazon EC2
16 122 (2.84%) AWS Step Functions
17 104 (2.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 90 (2.09%) Azure Service Bus
19 87 (2.02%) Azure Cosmos DB
Communications & Networking
1 126 (2.93%) Firewall
2 111 (2.58%) DNS
3 83 (1.93%) HTTP
4 68 (1.58%) VPN
5 53 (1.23%) SSL
6 39 (0.91%) TCP/IP
7 35 (0.81%) Internet
8 33 (0.77%) MQTT
9 27 (0.63%) Kerberos
10 23 (0.54%) IPsec
11 21 (0.49%) Network Security
12 20 (0.47%) IKE
13 19 (0.44%) Wireless
14 15 (0.35%) WAN
15 14 (0.33%) DHCP
15 14 (0.33%) MPLS
16 12 (0.28%) VoIP
17 11 (0.26%) SD-WAN
17 11 (0.26%) Skype
18 10 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 361 (8.40%) PostgreSQL
2 355 (8.26%) NoSQL
3 275 (6.40%) SQL Server
4 243 (5.65%) MongoDB
5 226 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
6 203 (4.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 202 (4.70%) MySQL
8 166 (3.86%) Big Data
9 139 (3.23%) Relational Database
10 132 (3.07%) Hadoop
11 119 (2.77%) Redis
12 104 (2.42%) Apache Cassandra
13 60 (1.40%) RDBMS
14 51 (1.19%) Data Lake
15 46 (1.07%) Apache Hive
16 45 (1.05%) Azure SQL Database
17 43 (1.00%) Amazon Redshift
18 39 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
19 38 (0.88%) BigQuery
19 38 (0.88%) Flink
Development Applications
1 1,319 (30.69%) Jenkins
2 955 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 392 (9.12%) GitLab
4 387 (9.00%) Maven
5 358 (8.33%) JIRA
6 286 (6.65%) Gradle
7 246 (5.72%) TeamCity
8 184 (4.28%) Bitbucket
9 180 (4.19%) Cucumber
10 158 (3.68%) Artifactory
11 154 (3.58%) Selenium
11 154 (3.58%) SonarQube
12 135 (3.14%) Sonatype Nexus
13 130 (3.02%) JUnit
14 113 (2.63%) CircleCI
15 85 (1.98%) JMeter
16 66 (1.54%) Subversion
17 65 (1.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 65 (1.51%) webpack
18 55 (1.28%) Gatling
General
1 786 (18.29%) Finance
2 564 (13.12%) Social Skills
3 283 (6.58%) Banking
4 255 (5.93%) Public Sector
5 245 (5.70%) Front Office
6 171 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
7 101 (2.35%) Investment Banking
8 97 (2.26%) Retail
9 78 (1.81%) Marketing
10 77 (1.79%) Telecoms
11 67 (1.56%) Financial Institution
12 66 (1.54%) Legal
13 60 (1.40%) Games
14 50 (1.16%) Presentation Skills
15 33 (0.77%) Electronics
16 31 (0.72%) Back Office
17 29 (0.67%) Law
18 28 (0.65%) Manufacturing
19 23 (0.54%) Documentation Skills
19 23 (0.54%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 1,536 (35.74%) Developer
2 946 (22.01%) DevOps Engineer
3 521 (12.12%) Java Developer
4 408 (9.49%) AWS Engineer
5 355 (8.26%) Architect
6 294 (6.84%) Software Engineer
7 243 (5.65%) Senior Developer
8 225 (5.23%) AWS DevOps
9 212 (4.93%) Azure Engineer
10 195 (4.54%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 184 (4.28%) .NET Developer
12 171 (3.98%) React Developer
13 165 (3.84%) Java Engineer
14 155 (3.61%) Solutions Architect
15 152 (3.54%) Full Stack Developer
16 149 (3.47%) Cloud Engineer
17 139 (3.23%) Platform Engineer
18 128 (2.98%) Senior Java Developer
19 124 (2.89%) Python Developer
20 121 (2.82%) Azure DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 650 (15.12%) React
2 595 (13.84%) Node.js
3 572 (13.31%) Kafka
4 536 (12.47%) Spring
5 471 (10.96%) .NET
6 426 (9.91%) REST
7 405 (9.42%) Spring Boot
8 325 (7.56%) HTML
9 296 (6.89%) CSS
10 269 (6.26%) .NET Core
11 259 (6.03%) RESTful
12 214 (4.98%) AngularJS
13 182 (4.23%) Elastic Stack
14 169 (3.93%) Web Services
15 156 (3.63%) JSON
16 153 (3.56%) .NET Framework
17 140 (3.26%) ASP.NET
18 135 (3.14%) GraphQL
19 130 (3.02%) Material-UI
20 128 (2.98%) gRPC
Miscellaneous
1 248 (5.77%) Cloud Native
2 223 (5.19%) Greenfield Project
3 199 (4.63%) Public Cloud
4 128 (2.98%) User Experience
5 107 (2.49%) Hedge funds
6 79 (1.84%) Algorithms
6 79 (1.84%) Data Protection Act
6 79 (1.84%) PKI
7 78 (1.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 74 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
9 70 (1.63%) Fixed Income
10 69 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
11 68 (1.58%) Equities
12 66 (1.54%) Data Centre
13 65 (1.51%) Data Structures
14 64 (1.49%) Private Cloud
15 57 (1.33%) Self-Motivation
16 42 (0.98%) Derivative
17 40 (0.93%) Legacy Applications
18 39 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 993 (23.10%) Linux
2 267 (6.21%) Windows
3 236 (5.49%) Unix
4 192 (4.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 72 (1.68%) CentOS
6 65 (1.51%) Ubuntu
6 65 (1.51%) Windows Server
7 24 (0.56%) Debian
8 22 (0.51%) VMS
9 18 (0.42%) Mac OS X
10 16 (0.37%) Android
11 13 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
11 13 (0.30%) Windows Server 2016
12 12 (0.28%) Mesosphere
12 12 (0.28%) Windows 10
12 12 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (0.28%) Windows Server 2019
13 11 (0.26%) AIX
13 11 (0.26%) Amazon Linux
13 11 (0.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,169 (50.47%) DevOps
2 2,074 (48.26%) CI/CD
3 1,753 (40.79%) Agile Software Development
4 1,354 (31.50%) Microservices
5 783 (18.22%) Software Engineering
6 612 (14.24%) Infrastructure as Code
7 610 (14.19%) TDD
8 521 (12.12%) Scrum
9 474 (11.03%) Full Stack Development
10 434 (10.10%) Continuous Integration
11 399 (9.28%) Test Automation
12 388 (9.03%) BDD
13 336 (7.82%) Problem-Solving
14 330 (7.68%) Open Source
15 311 (7.24%) Configuration Management
16 309 (7.19%) Analytics
17 300 (6.98%) Migration
18 237 (5.51%) Kanban
19 232 (5.40%) Fintech
20 222 (5.17%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1,419 (33.02%) Java
2 1,217 (28.32%) Python
3 938 (21.82%) JavaScript
4 662 (15.40%) SQL
5 506 (11.77%) C#
6 498 (11.59%) Bash
7 449 (10.45%) TypeScript
8 316 (7.35%) PowerShell
9 254 (5.91%) Go
10 203 (4.72%) Groovy
11 197 (4.58%) Java 8
12 188 (4.37%) Scala
13 160 (3.72%) Ruby
14 114 (2.65%) Java 11
15 99 (2.30%) PHP
16 92 (2.14%) Kotlin
17 87 (2.02%) Shell Script
18 68 (1.58%) C++
19 62 (1.44%) C
20 56 (1.30%) ES6
Qualifications
1 553 (12.87%) Security Cleared
2 442 (10.28%) SC Cleared
3 143 (3.33%) Degree
4 122 (2.84%) DV Cleared
5 65 (1.51%) AWS Certification
6 57 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
7 42 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
8 25 (0.58%) CISSP
9 17 (0.40%) Master's Degree
10 15 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (0.28%) PhD
12 8 (0.19%) CCNA
13 6 (0.14%) CCIE
13 6 (0.14%) SANS
14 5 (0.12%) CCNP
14 5 (0.12%) DBS Check
14 5 (0.12%) Numerate Degree
15 4 (0.093%) ISTQB
15 4 (0.093%) Microsoft Certification
15 4 (0.093%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 157 (3.65%) QA
2 73 (1.70%) GDPR
3 40 (0.93%) Accessibility
4 34 (0.79%) SLA
5 28 (0.65%) Data Quality
6 24 (0.56%) NCSC
7 16 (0.37%) PCI DSS
8 9 (0.21%) COBIT
8 9 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 8 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 6 (0.14%) NIST
11 4 (0.093%) Disclosure Scotland
12 3 (0.070%) Basel II
13 2 (0.047%) DICOM
13 2 (0.047%) HIPAA
13 2 (0.047%) RMADS
14 1 (0.023%) Actionable Recommendations
14 1 (0.023%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 1 (0.023%) ISO 8583
14 1 (0.023%) WCAG
System Software
1 106 (2.47%) Active Directory
2 83 (1.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
4 24 (0.56%) vCloud
5 20 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
5 20 (0.47%) vSphere
6 18 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
7 17 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 14 (0.33%) OpenAM
9 10 (0.23%) KVM
10 9 (0.21%) LXC
11 8 (0.19%) Apache Flume
12 7 (0.16%) HDFS
12 7 (0.16%) OpenIDM
13 6 (0.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 6 (0.14%) iptables
14 5 (0.12%) NFS
15 4 (0.093%) Hyper-V
16 3 (0.070%) Ceph
16 3 (0.070%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3,034 (70.59%) Kubernetes
2 1,653 (38.46%) Terraform
3 958 (22.29%) Ansible
4 329 (7.65%) Puppet
5 285 (6.63%) Prometheus
6 271 (6.31%) Grafana
7 156 (3.63%) Opscode Chef
8 127 (2.95%) Kibana
9 114 (2.65%) Docker Swarm
10 102 (2.37%) Packer
11 84 (1.95%) Consul
11 84 (1.95%) Istio
12 53 (1.23%) Rancher
13 43 (1.00%) Nagios
13 43 (1.00%) ZABBIX
14 41 (0.95%) logstash
15 30 (0.70%) HAProxy
16 27 (0.63%) Netcool
17 26 (0.60%) Graphite
18 24 (0.56%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 408 (9.49%) Microsoft
2 249 (5.79%) Google
3 230 (5.35%) Oracle
4 214 (4.98%) Splunk
5 181 (4.21%) Red Hat
6 133 (3.09%) VMware
7 101 (2.35%) AppDynamics
8 97 (2.26%) Databricks
9 75 (1.74%) Atlassian
10 71 (1.65%) New Relic
11 63 (1.47%) IBM
12 47 (1.09%) SAP
13 43 (1.00%) MuleSoft
14 38 (0.88%) Informatica
15 36 (0.84%) Dynatrace
16 31 (0.72%) Cloudera
16 31 (0.72%) PagerDuty
17 28 (0.65%) Cisco
17 28 (0.65%) Pega
17 28 (0.65%) SaltStack