Period
to 30 September 2020

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 30 September 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
UK > England
6 months to
30 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 23 30 39
Rank change year-on-year +7 +9 +27
Contract jobs citing Docker 1,666 4,770 5,222
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 6.44% 6.00% 5.66%
As % of the System Software category 43.96% 38.32% 37.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,371 3,585 3,892
Median daily rate £525 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £381 £406 £394
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £525 £548 £525
% change year-on-year -4.11% +4.29% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 30 11
Median hourly rate £35.00 £44.78 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.84% -18.58% +17.02%
10th Percentile £31.13 £35.00 £35.00
90th Percentile £45.50 £68.88 £73.75
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year -22.22% -18.18% +17.02%

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 3,790 12,447 13,755
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.65% 15.65% 14.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,409 8,357 8,996
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £225 £180 £185
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 554 802
Median hourly rate £22.50 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.36% +3.13% -4.79%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.17 £10.51
90th Percentile £48.17 £47.83 £44.27
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +32.35% +6.25% -4.79%

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 30 September 2020.

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 30 September 2020.

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 30 September 2020. 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 -3 1,070 £550 - 494
North of England +13 239 £525 +10.53% 216
North West +7 133 £525 +7.42% 138
South East -8 114 £500 +2.56% 135
Yorkshire +12 82 £525 +10.53% 55
South West -20 68 £550 +4.76% 88
East of England +26 60 £475 -13.64% 54
Midlands -6 53 £432 -11.84% 83
West Midlands +1 35 £432 -12.73% 63
North East +13 20 £495 +13.14% 23
East Midlands +2 17 £480 +6.67% 20
Docker
UK

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 England region with a requirement for Docker.

1 1,114 (66.87%) Kubernetes
2 891 (53.48%) AWS
3 877 (52.64%) DevOps
4 792 (47.54%) Agile Software Development
5 720 (43.22%) Java
6 677 (40.64%) Azure
7 599 (35.95%) Microservices
8 591 (35.47%) Python
9 564 (33.85%) Jenkins
10 468 (28.09%) Terraform
11 446 (26.77%) Linux
12 367 (22.03%) Finance
12 367 (22.03%) Git (software)
13 342 (20.53%) Ansible
14 339 (20.35%) SQL
15 298 (17.89%) TDD
16 293 (17.59%) Security Cleared
17 288 (17.29%) Web Services
18 273 (16.39%) GCP
19 270 (16.21%) JavaScript
20 256 (15.37%) Software Engineering
21 252 (15.13%) Scrum
22 250 (15.01%) Test Automation
23 232 (13.93%) GitLab
24 230 (13.81%) Serverless
25 229 (13.75%) SC Cleared
26 218 (13.09%) Java 8
27 212 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
28 208 (12.48%) Spring
28 208 (12.48%) Puppet

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
1 118 (7.08%) Apache
2 106 (6.36%) Confluence
3 62 (3.72%) Apache Spark
4 42 (2.52%) Elasticsearch
5 34 (2.04%) Mule
6 31 (1.86%) nginx
7 25 (1.50%) JBoss
8 23 (1.38%) SharePoint
8 23 (1.38%) Tomcat
9 21 (1.26%) OpenStack
10 16 (0.96%) WebLogic
11 15 (0.90%) Cloud Foundry
11 15 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 13 (0.78%) Apache Airflow
13 12 (0.72%) IIS
14 11 (0.66%) Jupyter
14 11 (0.66%) WebSphere
15 9 (0.54%) CMS
15 9 (0.54%) WordPress
16 7 (0.42%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 7 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (0.18%) Adobe Premiere
2 3 (0.18%) Sketch
3 2 (0.12%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.060%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 4 (0.24%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.12%) Maximo
2 2 (0.12%) R3 Corda
2 2 (0.12%) SAP FI-CA
2 2 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.060%) Magento
3 1 (0.060%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.060%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.060%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 891 (53.48%) AWS
2 677 (40.64%) Azure
3 273 (16.39%) GCP
4 230 (13.81%) Serverless
5 196 (11.76%) AWS Lambda
6 176 (10.56%) Amazon ECS
7 145 (8.70%) GitHub
7 145 (8.70%) OpenShift
8 130 (7.80%) Amazon EC2
9 127 (7.62%) AWS CloudFormation
10 115 (6.90%) Amazon S3
11 79 (4.74%) Apigee
12 67 (4.02%) Amazon SQS
13 63 (3.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 58 (3.48%) PaaS
15 51 (3.06%) Amazon EKS
16 45 (2.70%) IaaS
17 44 (2.64%) SaaS
18 41 (2.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 29 (1.74%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 73 (4.38%) Firewall
2 58 (3.48%) DNS
3 55 (3.30%) SSL
4 47 (2.82%) HTTP
5 32 (1.92%) HTTPS
6 27 (1.62%) Reverse Proxy
6 27 (1.62%) VLAN
7 25 (1.50%) VPN
8 18 (1.08%) Kerberos
8 18 (1.08%) TCP/IP
9 16 (0.96%) SNMP
10 13 (0.78%) WAN
11 10 (0.60%) Skype
12 9 (0.54%) Internet
13 8 (0.48%) DHCP
14 7 (0.42%) iSCSI
15 6 (0.36%) Fibre Channel
15 6 (0.36%) FTP
15 6 (0.36%) Junos
15 6 (0.36%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (11.64%) MySQL
2 172 (10.32%) PostgreSQL
3 165 (9.90%) SQL Server
4 160 (9.60%) MongoDB
5 145 (8.70%) NoSQL
6 136 (8.16%) Amazon Redshift
7 130 (7.80%) Big Data
8 110 (6.60%) Hadoop
9 108 (6.48%) Amazon RDS
10 73 (4.38%) Relational Database
11 34 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
12 31 (1.86%) Apache Cassandra
12 31 (1.86%) Redis
13 26 (1.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 26 (1.56%) RDBMS
14 25 (1.50%) Apache Hive
15 24 (1.44%) Cosmos DB
16 22 (1.32%) Data Lake
17 20 (1.20%) BigQuery
17 20 (1.20%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 564 (33.85%) Jenkins
2 367 (22.03%) Git (software)
3 232 (13.93%) GitLab
4 189 (11.34%) JIRA
5 152 (9.12%) Artifactory
6 102 (6.12%) Maven
7 90 (5.40%) JUnit
8 79 (4.74%) Mockito
9 76 (4.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 71 (4.26%) Bitbucket
11 67 (4.02%) Cucumber
12 62 (3.72%) Selenium
13 56 (3.36%) Gradle
14 55 (3.30%) SonarQube
15 51 (3.06%) Sonatype Nexus
16 50 (3.00%) TeamCity
17 37 (2.22%) RStudio
18 35 (2.10%) Subversion
19 30 (1.80%) JMeter
20 29 (1.74%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 367 (22.03%) Finance
2 176 (10.56%) Banking
3 132 (7.92%) Public Sector
4 101 (6.06%) Front Office
5 38 (2.28%) Marketing
6 31 (1.86%) Back Office
7 23 (1.38%) Investment Banking
8 22 (1.32%) Retail
9 21 (1.26%) Telecoms
10 18 (1.08%) Manufacturing
11 13 (0.78%) Aerospace
12 12 (0.72%) Electronics
13 9 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
14 8 (0.48%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.42%) Games
15 7 (0.42%) Law
16 6 (0.36%) Advertising
17 4 (0.24%) Automotive
17 4 (0.24%) Legal
18 3 (0.18%) Billing
Job Titles
1 721 (43.28%) Developer
2 347 (20.83%) Java Developer
3 343 (20.59%) DevOps Engineer
4 185 (11.10%) AWS Engineer
5 121 (7.26%) AWS DevOps
6 118 (7.08%) Architect
7 101 (6.06%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 100 (6.00%) AWS Developer
9 88 (5.28%) Java Engineer
10 86 (5.16%) Full Stack Developer
11 83 (4.98%) Senior Developer
12 81 (4.86%) Software Engineer
13 76 (4.56%) Cloud Engineer
14 73 (4.38%) Java Software Developer
15 63 (3.78%) Python Developer
16 60 (3.60%) Cloud Architect
17 58 (3.48%) Java Software Engineer
18 53 (3.18%) Administrator
18 53 (3.18%) Azure Engineer
18 53 (3.18%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 288 (17.29%) Web Services
2 208 (12.48%) Spring
3 194 (11.64%) Node.js
4 183 (10.98%) Kafka
5 181 (10.86%) .NET
6 177 (10.62%) REST
7 155 (9.30%) HTML
8 125 (7.50%) AngularJS
9 123 (7.38%) React
10 122 (7.32%) Spring Boot
11 120 (7.20%) RESTful
12 102 (6.12%) Swagger
13 100 (6.00%) CSS
14 93 (5.58%) OAuth
15 85 (5.10%) gRPC
16 84 (5.04%) .NET Core
17 61 (3.66%) ActiveMQ
17 61 (3.66%) J2EE
17 61 (3.66%) JAX-RS
18 55 (3.30%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 141 (8.46%) Greenfield Project
2 85 (5.10%) Fixed Income
3 84 (5.04%) Hedge funds
4 70 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
5 69 (4.14%) Equities
6 68 (4.08%) Derivative
7 47 (2.82%) Public Cloud
8 43 (2.58%) Cloud Native
9 39 (2.34%) Linux Command Line
10 30 (1.80%) PKI
11 27 (1.62%) Data Centre
12 23 (1.38%) User Experience
12 23 (1.38%) Virtual Team
13 17 (1.02%) Management Information System
14 15 (0.90%) Data Structures
15 14 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
15 14 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
16 13 (0.78%) Private Cloud
17 11 (0.66%) Blog
18 9 (0.54%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 446 (26.77%) Linux
2 172 (10.32%) Unix
3 137 (8.22%) Windows
4 69 (4.14%) CentOS
5 64 (3.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 58 (3.48%) Mac OS X
7 56 (3.36%) Windows Server
8 40 (2.40%) Windows Server 2016
9 26 (1.56%) Windows 10
10 20 (1.20%) Ubuntu
11 19 (1.14%) Android
12 18 (1.08%) Apple iOS
13 10 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (0.54%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 7 (0.42%) Debian
15 7 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
16 6 (0.36%) Windows Server 2019
17 5 (0.30%) Mac OS
17 5 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
18 3 (0.18%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 877 (52.64%) DevOps
2 792 (47.54%) Agile Software Development
3 599 (35.95%) Microservices
4 298 (17.89%) TDD
5 256 (15.37%) Software Engineering
6 252 (15.13%) Scrum
7 250 (15.01%) Test Automation
8 212 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
9 201 (12.06%) BDD
10 182 (10.92%) Infrastructure as Code
11 153 (9.18%) Asset Management
12 137 (8.22%) Open Source
13 134 (8.04%) Configuration Management
14 127 (7.62%) Continuous Delivery
15 119 (7.14%) Pair Programming
16 117 (7.02%) Problem-Solving
17 115 (6.90%) Continuous Deployment
18 107 (6.42%) Kanban
19 97 (5.82%) Deployment Automation
20 92 (5.52%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 720 (43.22%) Java
2 591 (35.47%) Python
3 339 (20.35%) SQL
4 270 (16.21%) JavaScript
5 218 (13.09%) Java 8
6 191 (11.46%) Bash Shell
7 180 (10.80%) C#
8 111 (6.66%) PowerShell
9 80 (4.80%) Ruby
10 73 (4.38%) TypeScript
11 67 (4.02%) R
12 66 (3.96%) PHP
12 66 (3.96%) Scala
13 64 (3.84%) Go
14 57 (3.42%) Perl
15 50 (3.00%) Shell Script
16 39 (2.34%) Kotlin
17 24 (1.44%) C++
18 23 (1.38%) Groovy
19 21 (1.26%) ES6
Qualifications
1 293 (17.59%) Security Cleared
2 229 (13.75%) SC Cleared
3 51 (3.06%) DV Cleared
4 47 (2.82%) Degree
5 29 (1.74%) BPSS Clearance
6 25 (1.50%) Sun Certification
7 24 (1.44%) Master's Degree
8 22 (1.32%) AWS Certification
9 21 (1.26%) CCA
10 20 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
11 19 (1.14%) DBS Check
12 13 (0.78%) ISEB
13 12 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 7 (0.42%) ISTQB
15 5 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 5 (0.30%) TOGAF Certification
16 2 (0.12%) CCNA
16 2 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
16 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
16 2 (0.12%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (4.74%) QA
2 14 (0.84%) GDPR
3 9 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.42%) SLA
5 6 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (0.36%) HIPAA
6 5 (0.30%) COBIT
6 5 (0.30%) NIST
6 5 (0.30%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.18%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.18%) WCAG
8 2 (0.12%) NCSC
8 2 (0.12%) OASIS TOSCA
9 1 (0.060%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.060%) NIST 800
System Software
1 69 (4.14%) Active Directory
2 67 (4.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (1.62%) vSphere
4 21 (1.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 20 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
5 20 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (0.84%) Hyper-V
7 10 (0.60%) KVM
8 9 (0.54%) Xen
9 8 (0.48%) LXC
10 7 (0.42%) NFS
11 4 (0.24%) HDFS
11 4 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (0.24%) VMware NSX
12 3 (0.18%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
12 3 (0.18%) Apache Flume
12 3 (0.18%) Gluster
12 3 (0.18%) GlusterFS
12 3 (0.18%) Varnish
12 3 (0.18%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1,114 (66.87%) Kubernetes
2 468 (28.09%) Terraform
3 342 (20.53%) Ansible
4 208 (12.48%) Puppet
5 156 (9.36%) Opscode Chef
6 87 (5.22%) Packer
7 84 (5.04%) Prometheus
8 57 (3.42%) Grafana
9 22 (1.32%) Zipkin
10 21 (1.26%) ZABBIX
11 20 (1.20%) Rancher
12 18 (1.08%) Nagios
13 17 (1.02%) Kibana
13 17 (1.02%) Single Sign-On
14 16 (0.96%) Consul
15 14 (0.84%) Rundeck
16 13 (0.78%) Docker Swarm
16 13 (0.78%) Istio
17 10 (0.60%) Argo
18 9 (0.54%) logstash
Vendors
1 143 (8.58%) Google
2 132 (7.92%) Microsoft
3 126 (7.56%) Oracle
4 88 (5.28%) VMware
5 75 (4.50%) Cloudera
6 69 (4.14%) Atlassian
7 63 (3.78%) Splunk
8 53 (3.18%) Hortonworks
9 52 (3.12%) Red Hat
10 46 (2.76%) Databricks
11 31 (1.86%) Dell
12 27 (1.62%) SaltStack
13 24 (1.44%) AppDynamics
14 23 (1.38%) Cisco
14 23 (1.38%) SAP
14 23 (1.38%) StreamSets
14 23 (1.38%) Sybase
15 21 (1.26%) EMC
16 16 (0.96%) IBM
16 16 (0.96%) NetApp