Period
to 25 May 2018

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 25 May 2018 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 77 184
Rank change year-on-year +33 +107 +356
Contract jobs citing Docker 4,460 2,408 1,365
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 4.81% 2.88% 1.40%
As % of the System Software category 35.72% 25.47% 12.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,235 1,765 1,041
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £391 £363 £393
90th Percentile £662 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 2 0
England median hourly rate £48.67 £46.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.10% - -
UK median hourly rate £48.67 £46.75 -
% change year-on-year +4.10% - -

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 12,487 9,453 10,996
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.46% 11.32% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,125 6,062 6,796
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +11.11%
10th Percentile £185 £168 £174
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +6.51% +5.63% +13.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 725 590 873
England median hourly rate £16.22 £16.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.34% +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.13 £10.25
90th Percentile £46.00 £43.83 £41.00
UK median hourly rate £15.86 £16.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year -0.88% +1.47% +0.11%

Docker
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Docker in England

Docker
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Docker in England

Docker
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Docker in England over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Docker in England

Docker
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Docker in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Docker in England

Docker
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Docker in England over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor 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 25 May 2018. 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 +30 2,882 £550 +4.76% 742
North of England +56 525 £438 -2.78% 189
South East +52 477 £475 - 130
Yorkshire +36 282 £430 +2.38% 67
Midlands +11 234 £479 +0.84% 74
South West +38 213 £500 +17.65% 55
North West +56 189 £458 -3.68% 110
East of England +35 132 £500 -2.91% 78
West Midlands -20 120 £500 +5.26% 44
East Midlands +39 112 £475 -2.86% 29
North East +41 56 £413 -13.16% 12
Docker
UK

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, 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 2,484 (55.70%) DevOps
2 2,203 (49.39%) Agile Software Development
3 2,004 (44.93%) Amazon AWS
4 1,742 (39.06%) Linux
5 1,714 (38.43%) Java
6 1,694 (37.98%) Jenkins
7 1,683 (37.74%) Kubernetes
8 1,548 (34.71%) Ansible
9 1,517 (34.01%) Python
10 1,326 (29.73%) Git (software)
11 1,143 (25.63%) Puppet
12 1,086 (24.35%) Microservices
13 1,052 (23.59%) Continuous Integration
14 1,004 (22.51%) Terraform
15 980 (21.97%) JavaScript
16 960 (21.52%) TDD
17 794 (17.80%) Opscode Chef
18 789 (17.69%) Configuration Management
19 763 (17.11%) Node.js
20 755 (16.93%) Microsoft Azure
21 745 (16.70%) Bash Shell
22 617 (13.83%) Ruby
23 601 (13.48%) Web Services
24 585 (13.12%) Test Automation
25 565 (12.67%) Finance
26 558 (12.51%) REST
27 548 (12.29%) NoSQL
28 543 (12.17%) Spring
29 540 (12.11%) Scrum
30 528 (11.84%) Open Source

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
1 332 (7.44%) Apache
2 325 (7.29%) Elasticsearch
3 321 (7.20%) Confluence
4 252 (5.65%) nginx
5 201 (4.51%) Apache Spark
6 156 (3.50%) Cloud Foundry
7 155 (3.48%) Tomcat
8 87 (1.95%) OpenStack
9 81 (1.82%) JBoss
10 71 (1.59%) WebLogic
11 51 (1.14%) Apache Pig
12 46 (1.03%) CMS
13 43 (0.96%) WebSphere
14 38 (0.85%) Apache Solr
15 32 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 22 (0.49%) MQSeries
17 21 (0.47%) Mule ESB
18 20 (0.45%) IIS
19 19 (0.43%) Mule
20 17 (0.38%) Jetty
Applications
1 18 (0.40%) HipChat
2 16 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (0.25%) GIMP
3 11 (0.25%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.067%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.067%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.045%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.022%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 32 (0.72%) Payment Gateway
2 9 (0.20%) Distributed Ledger
3 8 (0.18%) Eagle PACE
3 8 (0.18%) Front Arena
3 8 (0.18%) thinkFolio
4 6 (0.13%) WebTrends
5 4 (0.090%) Magento
5 4 (0.090%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (0.045%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.045%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.022%) Loan IQ
7 1 (0.022%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.022%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.022%) R3 Corda
7 1 (0.022%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2,004 (44.93%) Amazon AWS
2 755 (16.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 298 (6.68%) Amazon EC2
4 289 (6.48%) Serverless
5 271 (6.08%) Google Cloud Platform
6 257 (5.76%) AWS CloudFormation
7 245 (5.49%) PaaS
8 244 (5.47%) GitHub
9 211 (4.73%) AWS Lambda
10 209 (4.69%) Amazon S3
11 175 (3.92%) OpenShift
12 162 (3.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 158 (3.54%) IaaS
14 128 (2.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 123 (2.76%) npm
16 112 (2.51%) Route 53
17 103 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
18 95 (2.13%) SaaS
19 79 (1.77%) Heroku
20 76 (1.70%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 215 (4.82%) TCP/IP
2 211 (4.73%) HTTP
3 206 (4.62%) Firewall
4 187 (4.19%) DNS
5 140 (3.14%) SSL
6 78 (1.75%) Internet
7 60 (1.35%) FTP
8 54 (1.21%) VPN
9 46 (1.03%) Kerberos
10 40 (0.90%) Network Security
11 38 (0.85%) DHCP
12 20 (0.45%) DSL
13 19 (0.43%) SMS
13 19 (0.43%) SMTP
14 18 (0.40%) Intrusion Detection
14 18 (0.40%) Software-Defined Networking
15 17 (0.38%) Reverse Proxy
15 17 (0.38%) WAN
16 16 (0.36%) SSH
17 14 (0.31%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 548 (12.29%) NoSQL
2 515 (11.55%) MongoDB
3 479 (10.74%) PostgreSQL
4 345 (7.74%) MySQL
5 317 (7.11%) Big Data
6 314 (7.04%) Hadoop
7 255 (5.72%) SQL Server
8 211 (4.73%) Apache Cassandra
9 186 (4.17%) Relational Database
10 161 (3.61%) Amazon RDS
11 155 (3.48%) Redis
12 84 (1.88%) Apache Hive
13 77 (1.73%) RDBMS
14 76 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
15 74 (1.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 70 (1.57%) HBase
17 67 (1.50%) Amazon Redshift
18 47 (1.05%) Blockchain
19 46 (1.03%) DB2
20 39 (0.87%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 1,694 (37.98%) Jenkins
2 1,326 (29.73%) Git (software)
3 493 (11.05%) JIRA
4 356 (7.98%) Maven
5 224 (5.02%) Sonatype Nexus
6 220 (4.93%) Cucumber
7 206 (4.62%) Selenium
8 191 (4.28%) Artifactory
9 186 (4.17%) Gradle
10 178 (3.99%) GitLab
10 178 (3.99%) JUnit
11 171 (3.83%) Vagrant
12 161 (3.61%) TeamCity
13 160 (3.59%) webpack
14 144 (3.23%) Bitbucket
15 136 (3.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 129 (2.89%) gulp
17 128 (2.87%) SonarQube
18 101 (2.26%) Gerrit
18 101 (2.26%) Mocha
General
1 565 (12.67%) Finance
2 283 (6.35%) Banking
3 132 (2.96%) Retail
4 107 (2.40%) Telecoms
5 87 (1.95%) Marketing
6 61 (1.37%) Games
7 47 (1.05%) Investment Banking
8 36 (0.81%) Advertising
9 34 (0.76%) Law
10 32 (0.72%) Publishing
11 31 (0.70%) Manufacturing
12 29 (0.65%) Electronics
13 28 (0.63%) Front Office
14 27 (0.61%) Financial Institution
15 21 (0.47%) Back Office
16 10 (0.22%) Legal
17 9 (0.20%) Automotive
18 8 (0.18%) Mandarin Language
18 8 (0.18%) Retail Banking
19 6 (0.13%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 1,664 (37.31%) Developer
2 1,524 (34.17%) DevOps Engineer
3 620 (13.90%) Java Developer
4 554 (12.42%) AWS Engineer
5 536 (12.02%) AWS DevOps
6 461 (10.34%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 272 (6.10%) Senior Developer
8 250 (5.61%) Architect
9 240 (5.38%) Senior DevOps
10 222 (4.98%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 197 (4.42%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 188 (4.22%) Linux Engineer
13 172 (3.86%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 170 (3.81%) JavaScript Developer
15 155 (3.48%) Cloud Engineer
16 150 (3.36%) Full Stack Developer
17 144 (3.23%) Linux DevOps Engineer
18 139 (3.12%) React Developer
19 138 (3.09%) Consultant
20 137 (3.07%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 763 (17.11%) Node.js
2 601 (13.48%) Web Services
3 558 (12.51%) REST
4 543 (12.17%) Spring
5 516 (11.57%) HTML
6 500 (11.21%) CSS
7 496 (11.12%) AngularJS
8 474 (10.63%) Kafka
9 473 (10.61%) React
10 445 (9.98%) RESTful
11 377 (8.45%) .NET
12 342 (7.67%) HTML5
13 287 (6.43%) Elastic Stack
14 286 (6.41%) Spring Boot
15 247 (5.54%) JSON
16 224 (5.02%) CSS3
17 192 (4.30%) Hibernate
18 179 (4.01%) SOAP
19 168 (3.77%) RabbitMQ
20 157 (3.52%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 293 (6.57%) Greenfield Project
2 180 (4.04%) Linux Command Line
3 167 (3.74%) Fintech
4 137 (3.07%) Analytical Skills
5 118 (2.65%) Mobile App
6 117 (2.62%) User Experience
7 107 (2.40%) iPad
8 104 (2.33%) Public Cloud
9 93 (2.09%) Algorithms
10 84 (1.88%) Computer Science
11 82 (1.84%) Data Centre
12 80 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
13 56 (1.26%) Cloud Native
14 48 (1.08%) Clustering
15 44 (0.99%) Virtual Team
16 40 (0.90%) Data Structures
17 37 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 35 (0.78%) Equities
18 35 (0.78%) Self-Motivation
19 30 (0.67%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1,742 (39.06%) Linux
2 475 (10.65%) Unix
3 368 (8.25%) Windows
4 349 (7.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 274 (6.14%) CentOS
6 183 (4.10%) Ubuntu
7 77 (1.73%) Windows Server
8 66 (1.48%) Apple iOS
9 65 (1.46%) Android
10 61 (1.37%) CoreOS
11 42 (0.94%) Mac OS X
12 30 (0.67%) DC/OS
12 30 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
13 27 (0.61%) Windows 10
13 27 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
14 18 (0.40%) Solaris
14 18 (0.40%) VMS
15 15 (0.34%) Windows 7
16 14 (0.31%) Debian
17 8 (0.18%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,484 (55.70%) DevOps
2 2,203 (49.39%) Agile Software Development
3 1,086 (24.35%) Microservices
4 1,052 (23.59%) Continuous Integration
5 960 (21.52%) TDD
6 789 (17.69%) Configuration Management
7 585 (13.12%) Test Automation
8 540 (12.11%) Scrum
9 528 (11.84%) Open Source
10 523 (11.73%) BDD
11 499 (11.19%) Software Engineering
12 454 (10.18%) Continuous Delivery
13 305 (6.84%) E-Commerce
14 266 (5.96%) Deployment Automation
15 256 (5.74%) OO
16 249 (5.58%) Mentoring
17 248 (5.56%) Kanban
18 244 (5.47%) Problem-Solving
19 221 (4.96%) Web Development
20 213 (4.78%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1,714 (38.43%) Java
2 1,517 (34.01%) Python
3 980 (21.97%) JavaScript
4 745 (16.70%) Bash Shell
5 617 (13.83%) Ruby
6 479 (10.74%) Java 8
7 430 (9.64%) SQL
8 378 (8.48%) C#
9 375 (8.41%) Groovy
10 371 (8.32%) Scala
11 281 (6.30%) Perl
12 269 (6.03%) Go
13 241 (5.40%) ES6
14 200 (4.48%) PHP
15 195 (4.37%) Shell Script
16 189 (4.24%) TypeScript
17 171 (3.83%) PowerShell
18 121 (2.71%) C++
19 80 (1.79%) C
20 36 (0.81%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 487 (10.92%) Security Cleared
2 383 (8.59%) SC Cleared
3 133 (2.98%) Degree
4 80 (1.79%) AWS Certification
5 51 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
6 20 (0.45%) Master's Degree
7 16 (0.36%) CISSP
8 15 (0.34%) PhD
9 14 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
10 12 (0.27%) CESG Certified Professional
11 11 (0.25%) DV Cleared
12 10 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
13 8 (0.18%) CHECK Team Member
14 6 (0.13%) BC Cleared
14 6 (0.13%) CLAS
14 6 (0.13%) ISTQB
14 6 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 6 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
14 6 (0.13%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 146 (3.27%) QA
2 125 (2.80%) GCP
3 23 (0.52%) GDPR
3 23 (0.52%) PCI DSS
4 20 (0.45%) PMO
5 12 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.13%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.13%) JSP 440
6 6 (0.13%) RMADS
7 5 (0.11%) MiFID
7 5 (0.11%) TickIT
8 4 (0.090%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (0.067%) PSD2
10 1 (0.022%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.022%) HL7
10 1 (0.022%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.022%) SLA
System Software
1 86 (1.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 79 (1.77%) Virtual Machines
3 72 (1.61%) Active Directory
4 44 (0.99%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 34 (0.76%) etcd
6 32 (0.72%) flannel
7 31 (0.70%) Apache Flume
7 31 (0.70%) VirtualBox
8 27 (0.61%) HDFS
8 27 (0.61%) Hyper-V
9 20 (0.45%) LXC
10 18 (0.40%) Xen
11 11 (0.25%) KVM
11 11 (0.25%) Varnish
11 11 (0.25%) vCloud
12 10 (0.22%) NFS
12 10 (0.22%) Squid
13 9 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 9 (0.20%) vSphere
14 8 (0.18%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 1,683 (37.74%) Kubernetes
2 1,548 (34.71%) Ansible
3 1,143 (25.63%) Puppet
4 1,004 (22.51%) Terraform
5 794 (17.80%) Opscode Chef
6 175 (3.92%) Mesos
6 175 (3.92%) Packer
7 148 (3.32%) Docker Swarm
8 139 (3.12%) Kibana
9 133 (2.98%) logstash
10 123 (2.76%) Prometheus
11 120 (2.69%) Grafana
11 120 (2.69%) Nagios
12 109 (2.44%) Rancher
13 104 (2.33%) Consul
14 84 (1.88%) HAProxy
15 82 (1.84%) Salt
16 53 (1.19%) ZABBIX
17 47 (1.05%) Marathon
18 39 (0.87%) Icinga
Vendors
1 299 (6.70%) Google
2 297 (6.66%) Red Hat
3 220 (4.93%) Splunk
4 206 (4.62%) Oracle
5 187 (4.19%) Atlassian
6 168 (3.77%) Microsoft
7 129 (2.89%) VMware
8 88 (1.97%) New Relic
9 85 (1.91%) SaltStack
10 70 (1.57%) AppDynamics
11 60 (1.35%) IBM
12 54 (1.21%) Hortonworks
13 37 (0.83%) SAP
14 36 (0.81%) Cloudera
15 32 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
16 31 (0.70%) Capita
17 28 (0.63%) Tableau
18 24 (0.54%) F5
19 17 (0.38%) ATG
19 17 (0.38%) Zend