Period
to 20 April 2019

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 20 April 2019 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
20 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 33 45 82
Rank change year-on-year +12 +37 +130
Contract jobs citing Docker 5,475 4,329 2,395
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 6.25% 4.67% 2.79%
As % of the System Software category 40.32% 35.26% 24.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,975 3,139 1,757
England median daily rate £546 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £413 £400 £363
90th Percentile £675 £660 £625
UK median daily rate £538 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 2
England median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £46.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% -3.74% -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £46.75
% change year-on-year -22.22% -3.74% -

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 13,580 12,277 9,930
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.50% 13.25% 11.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,100 7,988 6,309
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £195 £178 £170
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £415
% change year-on-year +5.56% +8.43% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 587 674 656
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £10.92 £10.75 £10.16
90th Percentile £47.75 £46.00 £44.00
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year +4.04% -0.88% +3.23%

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 20 April 2019.

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 20 April 2019.

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 20 April 2019. 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 +14 3,316 £550 - 401
South East +34 682 £500 +5.26% 104
North of England +18 606 £500 +11.11% 111
Midlands +34 419 £490 -2.00% 56
South West +11 322 £525 +5.00% 40
North West +34 303 £550 +10.00% 67
West Midlands +50 276 £493 -6.19% 43
Yorkshire -1 230 £450 +4.65% 38
East Midlands +12 139 £488 +2.63% 13
East of England -5 118 £510 +2.00% 38
North East +18 74 £495 -1.05% 6
Docker
UK

For the 6 months to 20 April 2019, 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 3,053 (55.76%) DevOps
2 2,986 (54.54%) Kubernetes
3 2,579 (47.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2,437 (44.51%) Amazon AWS
5 2,110 (38.54%) Java
6 2,003 (36.58%) Jenkins
7 1,731 (31.62%) Microservices
8 1,705 (31.14%) Linux
9 1,675 (30.59%) Python
10 1,536 (28.05%) Ansible
11 1,508 (27.54%) Git (software)
12 1,431 (26.14%) Terraform
13 1,325 (24.20%) Microsoft Azure
14 1,053 (19.23%) JavaScript
15 1,046 (19.11%) TDD
16 904 (16.51%) Puppet
17 835 (15.25%) Finance
18 807 (14.74%) SQL
18 807 (14.74%) Node.js
19 804 (14.68%) Continuous Integration
20 774 (14.14%) Scrum
21 749 (13.68%) Spring
22 698 (12.75%) Test Automation
23 671 (12.26%) JIRA
24 661 (12.07%) Java 8
25 659 (12.04%) Kafka
26 638 (11.65%) Web Services
27 624 (11.40%) REST
28 606 (11.07%) Bash Shell
29 588 (10.74%) Configuration Management

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
1 433 (7.91%) Confluence
2 391 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
3 246 (4.49%) nginx
4 214 (3.91%) Apache
5 210 (3.84%) Apache Spark
6 144 (2.63%) OpenStack
7 113 (2.06%) JBoss
8 106 (1.94%) Tomcat
9 97 (1.77%) Cloud Foundry
10 90 (1.64%) WebLogic
11 72 (1.32%) CMS
12 53 (0.97%) Apache Solr
13 52 (0.95%) WebSphere
14 40 (0.73%) IIS
15 28 (0.51%) SharePoint
16 27 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 22 (0.40%) Apache Airflow
18 21 (0.38%) Jupyter
18 21 (0.38%) MQSeries
19 17 (0.31%) Drupal
Applications
1 19 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (0.16%) Photoshop
4 8 (0.15%) Chatbot
5 7 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.073%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.037%) GIMP
7 2 (0.037%) InVision
8 1 (0.018%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.018%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (0.018%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (0.40%) Distributed Ledger
2 18 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.18%) assyst
4 9 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
4 9 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
5 8 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (0.13%) Sentinel
7 6 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.091%) NetSuite
9 4 (0.073%) Payment Gateway
10 3 (0.055%) Magento
11 2 (0.037%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 2 (0.037%) SAP Hybris
12 1 (0.018%) Actimize
12 1 (0.018%) Fredhopper
12 1 (0.018%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 2,437 (44.51%) Amazon AWS
2 1,325 (24.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 506 (9.24%) Google Cloud Platform
4 418 (7.63%) OpenShift
5 414 (7.56%) Serverless
6 386 (7.05%) GitHub
7 373 (6.81%) AWS CloudFormation
8 322 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
9 289 (5.28%) AWS Lambda
10 287 (5.24%) PaaS
11 281 (5.13%) Amazon S3
12 144 (2.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 135 (2.47%) IaaS
14 132 (2.41%) Amazon SQS
15 116 (2.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 115 (2.10%) npm
17 102 (1.86%) Route 53
18 97 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
19 84 (1.53%) SaaS
20 68 (1.24%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 207 (3.78%) HTTP
2 129 (2.36%) TCP/IP
3 127 (2.32%) Firewall
4 115 (2.10%) SSL
5 109 (1.99%) DNS
6 90 (1.64%) VPN
7 56 (1.02%) Internet
8 44 (0.80%) FTP
9 33 (0.60%) Kerberos
10 31 (0.57%) WAN
11 30 (0.55%) DSL
12 26 (0.47%) LAN
12 26 (0.47%) VLAN
13 25 (0.46%) DHCP
14 23 (0.42%) SAN
15 20 (0.37%) IPsec
15 20 (0.37%) OpenVPN
15 20 (0.37%) SSH
16 15 (0.27%) Network Security
17 13 (0.24%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 565 (10.32%) MongoDB
2 527 (9.63%) NoSQL
3 439 (8.02%) PostgreSQL
4 371 (6.78%) Big Data
5 364 (6.65%) MySQL
6 304 (5.55%) SQL Server
7 269 (4.91%) Apache Cassandra
8 265 (4.84%) Hadoop
9 256 (4.68%) Amazon RDS
10 246 (4.49%) Redis
11 193 (3.53%) Relational Database
12 104 (1.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 80 (1.46%) Azure SQL Database
14 76 (1.39%) Amazon Redshift
15 73 (1.33%) RDBMS
16 66 (1.21%) HBase
17 63 (1.15%) Blockchain
18 56 (1.02%) Oracle Database
19 52 (0.95%) Cosmos DB
20 50 (0.91%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 2,003 (36.58%) Jenkins
2 1,508 (27.54%) Git (software)
3 671 (12.26%) JIRA
4 500 (9.13%) Maven
5 314 (5.74%) Cucumber
6 312 (5.70%) Selenium
7 299 (5.46%) GitLab
8 235 (4.29%) JUnit
9 220 (4.02%) Sonatype Nexus
10 216 (3.95%) Bitbucket
11 203 (3.71%) SonarQube
12 190 (3.47%) Artifactory
13 180 (3.29%) TeamCity
14 179 (3.27%) Gradle
15 164 (3.00%) gulp
16 138 (2.52%) Visual Studio Team System
17 131 (2.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 114 (2.08%) Mockito
19 102 (1.86%) Subversion
20 98 (1.79%) Vagrant
General
1 835 (15.25%) Finance
2 360 (6.58%) Banking
3 150 (2.74%) Retail
4 93 (1.70%) Front Office
5 69 (1.26%) Telecoms
6 62 (1.13%) Legal
7 56 (1.02%) Marketing
8 52 (0.95%) Games
8 52 (0.95%) Law
9 41 (0.75%) Investment Banking
10 37 (0.68%) Advertising
11 31 (0.57%) Manufacturing
12 29 (0.53%) Financial Institution
13 26 (0.47%) Back Office
13 26 (0.47%) Electronics
14 21 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
15 19 (0.35%) Automotive
16 16 (0.29%) Publishing
17 8 (0.15%) German Language
18 7 (0.13%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 2,143 (39.14%) Developer
2 1,654 (30.21%) DevOps Engineer
3 849 (15.51%) Java Developer
4 540 (9.86%) AWS Engineer
5 472 (8.62%) AWS DevOps
6 410 (7.49%) Senior Developer
7 400 (7.31%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 317 (5.79%) Architect
9 267 (4.88%) Full Stack Developer
10 251 (4.58%) Cloud Engineer
11 229 (4.18%) AWS Developer
12 226 (4.13%) Senior DevOps
13 197 (3.60%) Senior Java Developer
14 196 (3.58%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 184 (3.36%) .NET Developer
16 174 (3.18%) Kubernetes Engineer
17 169 (3.09%) Platform Engineer
17 169 (3.09%) Python Developer
17 169 (3.09%) Software Engineer
18 167 (3.05%) Azure DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 807 (14.74%) Node.js
2 749 (13.68%) Spring
3 659 (12.04%) Kafka
4 638 (11.65%) Web Services
5 624 (11.40%) REST
6 579 (10.58%) AngularJS
7 572 (10.45%) Spring Boot
8 515 (9.41%) .NET
9 478 (8.73%) HTML
10 454 (8.29%) CSS
11 446 (8.15%) React
12 430 (7.85%) RESTful
13 311 (5.68%) Elastic Stack
13 311 (5.68%) JSON
14 248 (4.53%) .NET Core
15 233 (4.26%) Hibernate
16 227 (4.15%) HTML5
17 192 (3.51%) RabbitMQ
18 190 (3.47%) J2EE
19 184 (3.36%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 351 (6.41%) Greenfield Project
2 257 (4.69%) Fintech
3 139 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
4 135 (2.47%) Public Cloud
5 130 (2.37%) User Experience
6 113 (2.06%) Cloud Native
6 113 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
7 103 (1.88%) Mobile App
8 97 (1.77%) Algorithms
9 95 (1.74%) Data Centre
10 92 (1.68%) Linux Command Line
11 89 (1.63%) Hybrid Cloud
12 62 (1.13%) Private Cloud
13 59 (1.08%) Data Structures
14 50 (0.91%) Self-Motivation
15 48 (0.88%) Fixed Income
16 44 (0.80%) iPad
17 42 (0.77%) Management Information System
17 42 (0.77%) Virtual Team
18 39 (0.71%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1,705 (31.14%) Linux
2 434 (7.93%) Unix
3 398 (7.27%) Windows
4 287 (5.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 157 (2.87%) CentOS
6 137 (2.50%) Ubuntu
7 77 (1.41%) Apple iOS
8 67 (1.22%) Mac OS X
9 60 (1.10%) Android
10 52 (0.95%) Windows Server
11 37 (0.68%) Solaris
12 30 (0.55%) CoreOS
13 23 (0.42%) VMS
14 15 (0.27%) Debian
15 14 (0.26%) Fedora
16 13 (0.24%) AIX
17 7 (0.13%) Amazon Linux
18 6 (0.11%) Mac OS
18 6 (0.11%) Mesosphere
18 6 (0.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,053 (55.76%) DevOps
2 2,579 (47.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1,731 (31.62%) Microservices
4 1,046 (19.11%) TDD
5 804 (14.68%) Continuous Integration
6 774 (14.14%) Scrum
7 698 (12.75%) Test Automation
8 588 (10.74%) Configuration Management
9 587 (10.72%) BDD
10 545 (9.95%) Software Engineering
11 515 (9.41%) Open Source
12 356 (6.50%) Kanban
13 349 (6.37%) Problem-Solving
14 329 (6.01%) Continuous Delivery
15 263 (4.80%) Deployment Automation
16 256 (4.68%) Migration
17 250 (4.57%) Continuous Deployment
18 236 (4.31%) Mentoring
19 235 (4.29%) Analytics
20 230 (4.20%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 2,110 (38.54%) Java
2 1,675 (30.59%) Python
3 1,053 (19.23%) JavaScript
4 807 (14.74%) SQL
5 661 (12.07%) Java 8
6 606 (11.07%) Bash Shell
7 473 (8.64%) C#
8 446 (8.15%) Ruby
9 308 (5.63%) Go
10 286 (5.22%) Scala
11 252 (4.60%) PowerShell
12 226 (4.13%) Perl
13 212 (3.87%) PHP
14 208 (3.80%) Groovy
15 191 (3.49%) TypeScript
16 182 (3.32%) ES6
17 145 (2.65%) Shell Script
18 117 (2.14%) C++
19 74 (1.35%) C
20 60 (1.10%) R
Qualifications
1 471 (8.60%) Security Cleared
2 365 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 156 (2.85%) Degree
4 87 (1.59%) AWS Certification
5 73 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
6 60 (1.10%) DV Cleared
7 47 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
8 22 (0.40%) Master's Degree
9 17 (0.31%) DBS Check
9 17 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
10 16 (0.29%) CCA
11 15 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (0.18%) ISEB
12 10 (0.18%) Sun Certification
13 9 (0.16%) Numerate Degree
14 8 (0.15%) RHCSA
15 7 (0.13%) BC Cleared
15 7 (0.13%) CCNP
15 7 (0.13%) CTC Cleared
16 6 (0.11%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 184 (3.36%) QA
2 25 (0.46%) GDPR
3 15 (0.27%) PCI DSS
3 15 (0.27%) SLA
4 14 (0.26%) PSD2
5 13 (0.24%) Data Quality
6 9 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
7 8 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (0.11%) WCAG
9 5 (0.091%) PMO
10 4 (0.073%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.037%) JSP 440
11 2 (0.037%) OASIS TOSCA
12 1 (0.018%) FATCA
System Software
1 145 (2.65%) Active Directory
2 118 (2.16%) Virtual Machines
3 100 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 39 (0.71%) HDFS
5 35 (0.64%) KVM
6 32 (0.58%) NFS
7 25 (0.46%) Hyper-V
8 22 (0.40%) etcd
9 20 (0.37%) flannel
10 18 (0.33%) Ceph
10 18 (0.33%) SkyDNS
10 18 (0.33%) VirtualBox
11 17 (0.31%) Xen
12 16 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 15 (0.27%) GlusterFS
14 13 (0.24%) LXC
15 12 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
16 10 (0.18%) Apache Flume
17 9 (0.16%) Squid
18 8 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2,986 (54.54%) Kubernetes
2 1,536 (28.05%) Ansible
3 1,431 (26.14%) Terraform
4 904 (16.51%) Puppet
5 568 (10.37%) Opscode Chef
6 195 (3.56%) Prometheus
7 185 (3.38%) Grafana
8 181 (3.31%) Docker Swarm
9 178 (3.25%) Packer
10 134 (2.45%) Kibana
11 99 (1.81%) Mesos
12 96 (1.75%) Nagios
13 89 (1.63%) logstash
14 86 (1.57%) Consul
15 83 (1.52%) Rancher
16 60 (1.10%) ZABBIX
17 58 (1.06%) HAProxy
18 57 (1.04%) Graphite
19 55 (1.00%) Salt
20 47 (0.86%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 408 (7.45%) Google
2 348 (6.36%) Oracle
3 325 (5.94%) Red Hat
4 297 (5.42%) Microsoft
5 185 (3.38%) Atlassian
6 174 (3.18%) VMware
7 168 (3.07%) Splunk
8 84 (1.53%) New Relic
9 58 (1.06%) Hortonworks
10 56 (1.02%) Cloudera
10 56 (1.02%) SaltStack
11 52 (0.95%) SAP
12 50 (0.91%) IBM
13 47 (0.86%) Black Duck
14 41 (0.75%) AppDynamics
14 41 (0.75%) Cisco
14 41 (0.75%) WSO2
15 38 (0.69%) MuleSoft
16 36 (0.66%) Zend
17 34 (0.62%) F5