Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 68 131
Rank change year-on-year +25 +63 +321
Contract jobs citing Docker 4,971 2,968 1,936
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 5.33% 3.36% 1.93%
As % of the System Software category 36.95% 28.04% 15.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,597 2,227 1,407
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £383 £375 £375
90th Percentile £675 £630 £625
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 0
England median hourly rate £55.00 £47.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.02% - -
UK median hourly rate £55.00 £47.00 -
% change year-on-year +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 13,453 10,585 12,119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.43% 11.98% 12.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,741 6,836 7,725
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +17.14%
10th Percentile £185 £175 £181
90th Percentile £625 £594 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 807 596 794
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +1.59% -3.08%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.38 £10.50
90th Percentile £45.05 £45.75 £37.85
UK median hourly rate £16.19 £16.28 £16.50
% change year-on-year -0.55% -1.33% +3.13%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +25 3,149 £550 +4.76% 631
North of England +51 632 £448 -0.56% 172
South East +27 548 £475 - 142
Yorkshire +41 320 £438 +0.86% 61
Midlands +17 288 £450 -9.30% 77
North West +40 219 £450 -5.26% 95
South West +28 193 £450 +5.88% 58
West Midlands -2 160 £480 -4.00% 48
East of England +24 150 £493 -4.37% 91
East Midlands +28 127 £425 -5.56% 29
North East +54 93 £423 -21.03% 16
Docker
UK

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 2,672 (53.75%) DevOps
2 2,426 (48.80%) Agile Software Development
3 2,137 (42.99%) Amazon AWS
4 2,063 (41.50%) Kubernetes
5 2,046 (41.16%) Java
6 1,856 (37.34%) Jenkins
7 1,788 (35.97%) Linux
8 1,587 (31.93%) Ansible
9 1,541 (31.00%) Python
10 1,422 (28.61%) Git (software)
11 1,332 (26.80%) Microservices
12 1,174 (23.62%) Puppet
13 1,136 (22.85%) TDD
14 1,132 (22.77%) Terraform
15 1,049 (21.10%) Continuous Integration
16 1,023 (20.58%) JavaScript
17 870 (17.50%) Microsoft Azure
18 831 (16.72%) Spring
19 800 (16.09%) Configuration Management
20 775 (15.59%) Opscode Chef
21 773 (15.55%) Node.js
22 719 (14.46%) Bash Shell
23 692 (13.92%) Java 8
24 679 (13.66%) Scrum
25 671 (13.50%) REST
26 646 (13.00%) Web Services
27 634 (12.75%) Test Automation
28 611 (12.29%) Finance
29 600 (12.07%) MongoDB
30 588 (11.83%) Kafka

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
1 395 (7.95%) Elasticsearch
2 304 (6.12%) Confluence
3 302 (6.08%) Apache
4 227 (4.57%) nginx
5 191 (3.84%) Apache Spark
6 124 (2.49%) Cloud Foundry
7 115 (2.31%) Tomcat
8 105 (2.11%) OpenStack
9 82 (1.65%) WebLogic
10 62 (1.25%) Apache Solr
11 60 (1.21%) JBoss
12 50 (1.01%) WebSphere
13 42 (0.84%) CMS
14 37 (0.74%) MQSeries
15 36 (0.72%) IIS
16 30 (0.60%) Apache Pig
17 29 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 27 (0.54%) WordPress
19 18 (0.36%) Gunicorn
20 17 (0.34%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 26 (0.52%) Photoshop
2 15 (0.30%) GIMP
3 12 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
4 11 (0.22%) HipChat
5 10 (0.20%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.040%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.020%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.020%) Microsoft Office
7 1 (0.020%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (0.40%) Distributed Ledger
2 11 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
3 8 (0.16%) Eagle PACE
3 8 (0.16%) Front Arena
3 8 (0.16%) SAP Hybris
3 8 (0.16%) thinkFolio
4 3 (0.060%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.040%) Magento
6 1 (0.020%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.020%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.020%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.020%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.020%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (0.020%) R3 Corda
6 1 (0.020%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2,137 (42.99%) Amazon AWS
2 870 (17.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 338 (6.80%) Google Cloud Platform
4 315 (6.34%) Amazon EC2
5 294 (5.91%) GitHub
6 290 (5.83%) Serverless
7 233 (4.69%) AWS CloudFormation
8 231 (4.65%) Amazon S3
9 195 (3.92%) AWS Lambda
10 192 (3.86%) OpenShift
11 187 (3.76%) PaaS
12 149 (3.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 144 (2.90%) npm
14 124 (2.49%) SaaS
15 123 (2.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 123 (2.47%) IaaS
16 102 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
17 99 (1.99%) Route 53
18 83 (1.67%) Amazon ELB
19 71 (1.43%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 230 (4.63%) HTTP
2 228 (4.59%) TCP/IP
3 199 (4.00%) DNS
4 182 (3.66%) Firewall
5 158 (3.18%) SSL
6 86 (1.73%) Internet
7 54 (1.09%) VPN
8 52 (1.05%) Kerberos
9 51 (1.03%) FTP
10 39 (0.78%) DHCP
11 38 (0.76%) SSH
12 26 (0.52%) Software-Defined Networking
13 24 (0.48%) Intrusion Detection
14 21 (0.42%) Reverse Proxy
15 20 (0.40%) AMQP
16 19 (0.38%) DSL
17 18 (0.36%) WAN
18 17 (0.34%) OpenVPN
19 16 (0.32%) SMS
19 16 (0.32%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 600 (12.07%) MongoDB
2 586 (11.79%) NoSQL
3 482 (9.70%) PostgreSQL
4 406 (8.17%) MySQL
5 323 (6.50%) Big Data
6 305 (6.14%) Hadoop
7 303 (6.10%) Apache Cassandra
8 263 (5.29%) SQL Server
9 221 (4.45%) Relational Database
10 188 (3.78%) Redis
11 150 (3.02%) Amazon RDS
12 97 (1.95%) HBase
13 83 (1.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 77 (1.55%) Amazon Redshift
15 69 (1.39%) RDBMS
16 67 (1.35%) Blockchain
17 63 (1.27%) Couchbase
18 57 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
19 55 (1.11%) Apache Hive
20 46 (0.93%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1,856 (37.34%) Jenkins
2 1,422 (28.61%) Git (software)
3 486 (9.78%) JIRA
4 475 (9.56%) Maven
5 316 (6.36%) Cucumber
6 305 (6.14%) Selenium
7 228 (4.59%) GitLab
8 217 (4.37%) Gradle
9 210 (4.22%) Sonatype Nexus
10 204 (4.10%) JUnit
11 179 (3.60%) Artifactory
12 173 (3.48%) Bitbucket
13 170 (3.42%) Vagrant
14 163 (3.28%) TeamCity
15 152 (3.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 146 (2.94%) gulp
17 143 (2.88%) SonarQube
18 141 (2.84%) webpack
19 98 (1.97%) Visual Studio
20 96 (1.93%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 611 (12.29%) Finance
2 311 (6.26%) Banking
3 145 (2.92%) Retail
4 126 (2.53%) Telecoms
5 87 (1.75%) Games
6 56 (1.13%) Marketing
7 45 (0.91%) Investment Banking
8 40 (0.80%) Front Office
8 40 (0.80%) Law
9 32 (0.64%) Financial Institution
10 28 (0.56%) Back Office
10 28 (0.56%) Publishing
11 27 (0.54%) Manufacturing
12 25 (0.50%) Advertising
13 22 (0.44%) Legal
14 18 (0.36%) Electronics
15 13 (0.26%) Automotive
16 8 (0.16%) Mandarin Language
17 7 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
18 5 (0.10%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 2,080 (41.84%) Developer
2 1,594 (32.07%) DevOps Engineer
3 911 (18.33%) Java Developer
4 496 (9.98%) AWS Engineer
5 489 (9.84%) AWS DevOps
6 425 (8.55%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 341 (6.86%) Senior Developer
8 253 (5.09%) Architect
9 234 (4.71%) Senior DevOps
10 216 (4.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 180 (3.62%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 173 (3.48%) Senior Java Developer
13 163 (3.28%) Cloud Engineer
14 160 (3.22%) Full Stack Developer
15 148 (2.98%) AWS Developer
15 148 (2.98%) Java Engineer
16 146 (2.94%) .NET Developer
16 146 (2.94%) Software Engineer
17 143 (2.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 142 (2.86%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 831 (16.72%) Spring
2 773 (15.55%) Node.js
3 671 (13.50%) REST
4 646 (13.00%) Web Services
5 588 (11.83%) Kafka
6 532 (10.70%) HTML
6 532 (10.70%) Spring Boot
7 508 (10.22%) CSS
8 491 (9.88%) AngularJS
9 477 (9.60%) React
10 437 (8.79%) RESTful
11 354 (7.12%) .NET
12 331 (6.66%) HTML5
13 284 (5.71%) JSON
14 278 (5.59%) Elastic Stack
15 235 (4.73%) RabbitMQ
16 223 (4.49%) Hibernate
17 220 (4.43%) CSS3
18 210 (4.22%) SOAP
19 177 (3.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 346 (6.96%) Greenfield Project
2 199 (4.00%) Fintech
3 167 (3.36%) User Experience
4 158 (3.18%) Linux Command Line
5 137 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
6 124 (2.49%) Mobile App
7 120 (2.41%) Public Cloud
8 116 (2.33%) Computer Science
9 103 (2.07%) Algorithms
9 103 (2.07%) Data Centre
10 86 (1.73%) Cloud Native
11 81 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
12 79 (1.59%) iPad
13 70 (1.41%) Data Structures
14 47 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 46 (0.93%) Fixed Income
16 44 (0.89%) Equities
17 42 (0.84%) Self-Motivation
18 41 (0.82%) PKI
18 41 (0.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1,788 (35.97%) Linux
2 439 (8.83%) Unix
2 439 (8.83%) Windows
3 305 (6.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 287 (5.77%) CentOS
5 243 (4.89%) Ubuntu
6 93 (1.87%) Windows Server
7 76 (1.53%) CoreOS
8 71 (1.43%) Android
9 67 (1.35%) Apple iOS
10 35 (0.70%) DC/OS
11 34 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
12 33 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
13 29 (0.58%) Mac OS X
14 25 (0.50%) Solaris
15 23 (0.46%) VMS
16 21 (0.42%) Debian
17 18 (0.36%) AIX
18 16 (0.32%) Windows 10
19 12 (0.24%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,672 (53.75%) DevOps
2 2,426 (48.80%) Agile Software Development
3 1,332 (26.80%) Microservices
4 1,136 (22.85%) TDD
5 1,049 (21.10%) Continuous Integration
6 800 (16.09%) Configuration Management
7 679 (13.66%) Scrum
8 634 (12.75%) Test Automation
9 587 (11.81%) BDD
10 543 (10.92%) Open Source
11 474 (9.54%) Software Engineering
12 368 (7.40%) Continuous Delivery
13 272 (5.47%) E-Commerce
14 266 (5.35%) Problem-Solving
15 263 (5.29%) Kanban
15 263 (5.29%) Pair Programming
16 255 (5.13%) Deployment Automation
17 242 (4.87%) MVC
18 234 (4.71%) Mentoring
19 231 (4.65%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2,046 (41.16%) Java
2 1,541 (31.00%) Python
3 1,023 (20.58%) JavaScript
4 719 (14.46%) Bash Shell
5 692 (13.92%) Java 8
6 547 (11.00%) Ruby
7 505 (10.16%) SQL
8 418 (8.41%) C#
9 374 (7.52%) Groovy
9 374 (7.52%) Scala
10 333 (6.70%) Go
11 277 (5.57%) Perl
12 223 (4.49%) PHP
13 222 (4.47%) ES6
14 208 (4.18%) PowerShell
15 191 (3.84%) Shell Script
16 181 (3.64%) TypeScript
17 147 (2.96%) C++
18 79 (1.59%) C
19 63 (1.27%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 487 (9.80%) Security Cleared
2 378 (7.60%) SC Cleared
3 157 (3.16%) Degree
4 69 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
5 68 (1.37%) AWS Certification
6 19 (0.38%) DV Cleared
7 15 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
7 15 (0.30%) CISSP
8 12 (0.24%) CESG Certified Professional
8 12 (0.24%) ISTQB
9 11 (0.22%) CISMP
9 11 (0.22%) Master's Degree
10 10 (0.20%) BC Cleared
10 10 (0.20%) PhD
11 8 (0.16%) CHECK Team Member
12 6 (0.12%) DBS Check
12 6 (0.12%) ISEB
12 6 (0.12%) RHCE
13 5 (0.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 5 (0.10%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 163 (3.28%) GCP
2 151 (3.04%) QA
3 23 (0.46%) GDPR
4 20 (0.40%) PMO
5 14 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (0.24%) MiFID
7 6 (0.12%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.10%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 5 (0.10%) JSP 440
8 5 (0.10%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.10%) SLA
8 5 (0.10%) TickIT
9 3 (0.060%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.040%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.040%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.040%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.020%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.020%) HL7
11 1 (0.020%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.020%) WCAG
System Software
1 103 (2.07%) Virtual Machines
2 98 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (1.13%) Active Directory
4 49 (0.99%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 49 (0.99%) etcd
5 42 (0.84%) VirtualBox
6 39 (0.78%) flannel
7 37 (0.74%) Hyper-V
8 29 (0.58%) HDFS
9 24 (0.48%) KVM
9 24 (0.48%) LXC
10 21 (0.42%) Xen
11 19 (0.38%) NFS
12 17 (0.34%) Ceph
13 16 (0.32%) vSphere
14 15 (0.30%) Varnish
15 14 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
16 13 (0.26%) Apache Flume
16 13 (0.26%) Squid
17 12 (0.24%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2,063 (41.50%) Kubernetes
2 1,587 (31.93%) Ansible
3 1,174 (23.62%) Puppet
4 1,132 (22.77%) Terraform
5 775 (15.59%) Opscode Chef
6 184 (3.70%) Packer
7 173 (3.48%) Mesos
8 160 (3.22%) Prometheus
9 156 (3.14%) Docker Swarm
9 156 (3.14%) Grafana
10 135 (2.72%) Nagios
11 123 (2.47%) Kibana
12 111 (2.23%) Consul
13 104 (2.09%) Rancher
14 103 (2.07%) Salt
15 95 (1.91%) logstash
16 93 (1.87%) HAProxy
17 74 (1.49%) ZABBIX
18 46 (0.93%) Marathon
19 45 (0.91%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 353 (7.10%) Google
2 276 (5.55%) Red Hat
3 248 (4.99%) Oracle
4 206 (4.14%) Microsoft
5 195 (3.92%) Splunk
6 149 (3.00%) VMware
7 141 (2.84%) Atlassian
8 93 (1.87%) New Relic
9 79 (1.59%) IBM
10 69 (1.39%) SaltStack
11 61 (1.23%) AppDynamics
12 57 (1.15%) Hortonworks
13 47 (0.95%) Adobe
14 37 (0.74%) Cloudera
15 34 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
16 33 (0.66%) SAP
17 30 (0.60%) Tableau
18 27 (0.54%) Zend
19 25 (0.50%) HP
20 22 (0.44%) webMethods