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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 4 July 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
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 38 28 30
Rank change year-on-year -10 +2 -1
Contract jobs citing Docker 4,046 3,337 2,278
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 5.58% 6.33% 6.17%
As % of the System Software category 41.39% 44.31% 39.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,005 2,492 1,734
10th Percentile £450 £413 £406
25th Percentile £513 £473 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £525 £538
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% -2.33% -
75th Percentile £688 £625 £613
90th Percentile £756 £700 £700
UK median daily rate £600 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 4
10th Percentile £25.50 £34.00 £44.00
25th Percentile £45.63 £39.50 £46.25
Median hourly rate £48.36 £65.50 £50.00
Median % change year-on-year -26.18% +31.00% -
75th Percentile £72.15 £70.25 £53.88
90th Percentile £79.69 £73.45 £56.35
UK median hourly rate £47.89 £57.78 £50.00
% change year-on-year -17.13% +15.56% -

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 9,776 7,531 5,745
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.48% 14.28% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,109 5,257 3,933
10th Percentile £190 £220 £200
25th Percentile £390 £380 £358
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £638 £580 £575
90th Percentile £725 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 265 244 246
10th Percentile £13.38 £11.19 £11.21
25th Percentile £15.00 £13.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.32 £17.17
Median % change year-on-year +9.16% +6.70% +3.40%
75th Percentile £45.25 £37.44 £22.75
90th Percentile £60.55 £62.10 £47.44
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year - +12.68% +4.72%

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 4 July 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 4 July 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 4 July 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 -13 2,644 £625 +13.64% 505
South East +5 348 £550 +10.00% 114
North of England +3 325 £550 +10.00% 171
North West +7 205 £550 +19.57% 79
South West -13 156 £525 +10.53% 84
Midlands -12 121 £525 - 80
East of England -19 97 £575 +9.52% 47
Yorkshire +4 94 £561 +6.90% 72
West Midlands -12 93 £540 +2.86% 43
North East -10 29 £600 +6.67% 20
East Midlands -13 28 £500 -4.76% 37
Docker
UK

For the 6 months to 4 July 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 2,718 (67.18%) Kubernetes
2 2,008 (49.63%) DevOps
3 1,834 (45.33%) CI/CD
4 1,770 (43.75%) AWS
5 1,700 (42.02%) Agile
6 1,485 (36.70%) Azure
7 1,453 (35.91%) Terraform
8 1,420 (35.10%) Python
9 1,396 (34.50%) Java
10 1,228 (30.35%) Microservices
11 1,167 (28.84%) Jenkins
12 1,071 (26.47%) Git (software)
13 997 (24.64%) Linux
14 921 (22.76%) Ansible
15 755 (18.66%) Finance
16 748 (18.49%) JavaScript
17 693 (17.13%) Security Cleared
18 689 (17.03%) Software Engineering
19 665 (16.44%) SQL
20 621 (15.35%) GCP
21 584 (14.43%) SC Cleared
22 581 (14.36%) TDD
23 578 (14.29%) Scrum
24 568 (14.04%) Spring
25 554 (13.69%) Kafka
26 543 (13.42%) Social Skills
27 539 (13.32%) React
28 535 (13.22%) Infrastructure as Code
29 524 (12.95%) Test Automation
30 516 (12.75%) JIRA

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
1 282 (6.97%) Confluence
2 136 (3.36%) Apache
3 124 (3.06%) nginx
4 116 (2.87%) Apache Spark
5 72 (1.78%) OpenStack
6 68 (1.68%) Apache Airflow
7 53 (1.31%) Tomcat
8 33 (0.82%) Traefik
8 33 (0.82%) WebSphere
9 27 (0.67%) IIS
9 27 (0.67%) JBoss
10 18 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
11 14 (0.35%) Mule
12 13 (0.32%) Oracle Coherence
13 10 (0.25%) Ethereum
13 10 (0.25%) Jupyter
13 10 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 8 (0.20%) Camunda
14 8 (0.20%) WebLogic
15 7 (0.17%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 5 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.074%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.025%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.025%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.025%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.025%) Pipeline Pilot
Business Applications
1 7 (0.17%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
1 7 (0.17%) RMDS
2 6 (0.15%) Shopify
3 5 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.074%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.049%) Eikon
5 2 (0.049%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.049%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.049%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.025%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.025%) Magento
6 1 (0.025%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.025%) Oracle BRM
6 1 (0.025%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 1,770 (43.75%) AWS
2 1,485 (36.70%) Azure
3 621 (15.35%) GCP
4 449 (11.10%) GitHub
5 443 (10.95%) Serverless
6 390 (9.64%) Azure DevOps
7 319 (7.88%) OpenShift
8 277 (6.85%) AWS CloudFormation
9 257 (6.35%) AWS Lambda
10 237 (5.86%) Amazon EC2
11 215 (5.31%) PaaS
12 188 (4.65%) Amazon S3
13 186 (4.60%) Amazon EKS
14 185 (4.57%) Amazon ECS
15 153 (3.78%) Azure AKS
16 135 (3.34%) SaaS
17 119 (2.94%) IaaS
18 115 (2.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 109 (2.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
20 95 (2.35%) Google Kubernetes Engine
Communications & Networking
1 112 (2.77%) Firewall
2 108 (2.67%) DNS
3 66 (1.63%) SSL
4 64 (1.58%) HTTP
5 59 (1.46%) VPN
6 58 (1.43%) Internet
7 52 (1.29%) TCP/IP
8 51 (1.26%) Network Security
9 43 (1.06%) IPv4
10 38 (0.94%) MQTT
11 24 (0.59%) VLAN
12 21 (0.52%) DHCP
12 21 (0.52%) WAN
13 19 (0.47%) IPsec
13 19 (0.47%) SSH
14 16 (0.40%) IKE
14 16 (0.40%) Kerberos
15 13 (0.32%) ATM
15 13 (0.32%) SD-WAN
16 12 (0.30%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 350 (8.65%) PostgreSQL
2 326 (8.06%) NoSQL
3 245 (6.06%) MongoDB
4 219 (5.41%) SQL Server
5 199 (4.92%) MySQL
6 178 (4.40%) Big Data
7 156 (3.86%) Elasticsearch
8 146 (3.61%) Amazon RDS
9 130 (3.21%) Relational Database
10 116 (2.87%) Redis
11 115 (2.84%) DynamoDB
12 84 (2.08%) Hadoop
13 54 (1.33%) BigQuery
14 51 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
15 46 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
16 44 (1.09%) Data Lake
17 34 (0.84%) RDBMS
18 32 (0.79%) Amazon Redshift
19 31 (0.77%) Oracle Database
20 26 (0.64%) Flink
Development Applications
1 1,167 (28.84%) Jenkins
2 1,071 (26.47%) Git (software)
3 516 (12.75%) JIRA
4 418 (10.33%) GitLab
5 344 (8.50%) Maven
6 206 (5.09%) TeamCity
7 198 (4.89%) Gradle
8 142 (3.51%) Artifactory
9 134 (3.31%) JUnit
10 133 (3.29%) Selenium
11 131 (3.24%) Bitbucket
12 127 (3.14%) Cucumber
13 98 (2.42%) SonarQube
14 82 (2.03%) Sonatype Nexus
15 78 (1.93%) CircleCI
16 63 (1.56%) NUnit
17 59 (1.46%) webpack
18 55 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
19 53 (1.31%) Subversion
20 52 (1.29%) JMeter
General
1 755 (18.66%) Finance
2 543 (13.42%) Social Skills
3 359 (8.87%) Banking
4 254 (6.28%) Public Sector
5 172 (4.25%) Analytical Skills
6 126 (3.11%) Front Office
7 115 (2.84%) Investment Banking
8 95 (2.35%) Retail
9 77 (1.90%) Telecoms
10 58 (1.43%) Influencing Skills
11 43 (1.06%) Presentation Skills
12 37 (0.91%) Financial Institution
13 36 (0.89%) Law
13 36 (0.89%) Legal
13 36 (0.89%) Marketing
14 30 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
15 29 (0.72%) Games
16 24 (0.59%) Manufacturing
17 23 (0.57%) Documentation Skills
18 17 (0.42%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1,599 (39.52%) Developer
2 1,015 (25.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 529 (13.07%) Java Developer
4 332 (8.21%) AWS Engineer
5 296 (7.32%) Senior Developer
6 293 (7.24%) Architect
7 248 (6.13%) AWS DevOps
8 235 (5.81%) Python Developer
9 217 (5.36%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 203 (5.02%) Software Engineer
11 196 (4.84%) Azure Engineer
12 177 (4.37%) .NET Developer
13 164 (4.05%) Cloud Engineer
14 142 (3.51%) Senior Java Developer
15 136 (3.36%) Azure DevOps Engineer
16 129 (3.19%) Java Engineer
17 124 (3.06%) AWS Developer
18 109 (2.69%) Solutions Architect
19 105 (2.60%) Full Stack Developer
20 102 (2.52%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 568 (14.04%) Spring
2 554 (13.69%) Kafka
3 539 (13.32%) React
4 455 (11.25%) Spring Boot
5 439 (10.85%) .NET
6 435 (10.75%) REST
7 380 (9.39%) Node.js
8 340 (8.40%) HTML
9 333 (8.23%) RESTful
10 302 (7.46%) CSS
11 214 (5.29%) .NET Core
12 189 (4.67%) Flask
13 168 (4.15%) AngularJS
14 163 (4.03%) Django
15 162 (4.00%) JSON
16 143 (3.53%) Web Services
17 136 (3.36%) Elastic Stack
17 136 (3.36%) RabbitMQ
18 129 (3.19%) .NET Framework
19 123 (3.04%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 261 (6.45%) Cloud Native
2 202 (4.99%) Public Cloud
3 166 (4.10%) Greenfield Project
4 114 (2.82%) User Experience
5 104 (2.57%) Data Protection Act
6 81 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
7 76 (1.88%) PKI
8 75 (1.85%) Data Centre
9 73 (1.80%) Algorithms
10 66 (1.63%) Virtual Team
11 64 (1.58%) Private Cloud
12 63 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
13 60 (1.48%) Clustering
13 60 (1.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 58 (1.43%) Hedge funds
15 57 (1.41%) Data Structures
16 48 (1.19%) IoT
16 48 (1.19%) Management Information System
17 47 (1.16%) Linux Command Line
18 45 (1.11%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 997 (24.64%) Linux
2 175 (4.33%) Windows
3 160 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 155 (3.83%) Unix
5 89 (2.20%) CentOS
6 46 (1.14%) Android
7 41 (1.01%) Ubuntu
7 41 (1.01%) Windows Server
8 40 (0.99%) VMS
9 28 (0.69%) Apple iOS
10 13 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
11 12 (0.30%) Solaris
12 9 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (0.22%) Windows Server 2019
13 7 (0.17%) AIX
13 7 (0.17%) Amazon Linux
13 7 (0.17%) CoreOS
14 6 (0.15%) Alpine Linux
15 5 (0.12%) Debian
15 5 (0.12%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,008 (49.63%) DevOps
2 1,834 (45.33%) CI/CD
3 1,700 (42.02%) Agile
4 1,228 (30.35%) Microservices
5 689 (17.03%) Software Engineering
6 581 (14.36%) TDD
7 578 (14.29%) Scrum
8 535 (13.22%) Infrastructure as Code
9 524 (12.95%) Test Automation
10 467 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
11 398 (9.84%) Configuration Management
12 378 (9.34%) Problem-Solving
13 340 (8.40%) BDD
14 313 (7.74%) Analytics
15 294 (7.27%) Full Stack Development
16 292 (7.22%) Continuous Delivery
17 240 (5.93%) Kanban
18 221 (5.46%) Fintech
19 217 (5.36%) Platform Engineering
20 214 (5.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1,420 (35.10%) Python
2 1,396 (34.50%) Java
3 748 (18.49%) JavaScript
4 665 (16.44%) SQL
5 432 (10.68%) C#
6 429 (10.60%) Bash
7 364 (9.00%) Go
8 309 (7.64%) TypeScript
9 236 (5.83%) PowerShell
10 156 (3.86%) C
11 142 (3.51%) Groovy
12 141 (3.48%) Scala
13 134 (3.31%) Ruby
14 131 (3.24%) C++
15 100 (2.47%) Shell Script
16 94 (2.32%) PHP
17 74 (1.83%) Kotlin
18 70 (1.73%) Perl
19 57 (1.41%) R
20 56 (1.38%) Rust
Qualifications
1 693 (17.13%) Security Cleared
2 584 (14.43%) SC Cleared
3 146 (3.61%) DV Cleared
4 108 (2.67%) Degree
5 66 (1.63%) AWS Certification
6 53 (1.31%) Computer Science Degree
7 29 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
8 25 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
9 20 (0.49%) PhD
10 15 (0.37%) CISSP
11 11 (0.27%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 10 (0.25%) CCNA
12 10 (0.25%) CCSK
12 10 (0.25%) CISM
13 8 (0.20%) CCSP
13 8 (0.20%) DBS Check
14 7 (0.17%) OCP
14 7 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
15 6 (0.15%) RHCE
16 5 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 175 (4.33%) QA
2 46 (1.14%) Accessibility
3 29 (0.72%) NCSC
4 27 (0.67%) GDPR
5 17 (0.42%) NIST
6 16 (0.40%) Data Quality
7 12 (0.30%) SLA
8 11 (0.27%) WCAG
9 7 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (0.099%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 4 (0.099%) PCI DSS
11 3 (0.074%) GLBA
11 3 (0.074%) OASIS TOSCA
12 2 (0.049%) DICOM
12 2 (0.049%) Dodd-Frank
12 2 (0.049%) EMIR
12 2 (0.049%) MiFID
12 2 (0.049%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.025%) COBIT
13 1 (0.025%) HL7
System Software
1 109 (2.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 62 (1.53%) Active Directory
3 44 (1.09%) vSphere
4 37 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
5 30 (0.74%) KVM
6 23 (0.57%) HDFS
7 21 (0.52%) Ceph
8 20 (0.49%) vCloud
9 19 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
9 19 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
10 16 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 11 (0.27%) iptables
11 11 (0.27%) Xen
12 10 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
13 9 (0.22%) oVirt
14 8 (0.20%) VirtualBox
15 7 (0.17%) VMware NSX
16 6 (0.15%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
17 5 (0.12%) LXC
18 4 (0.099%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 2,718 (67.18%) Kubernetes
2 1,453 (35.91%) Terraform
3 921 (22.76%) Ansible
4 329 (8.13%) Puppet
5 264 (6.52%) Prometheus
6 248 (6.13%) Grafana
7 182 (4.50%) Packer
8 158 (3.91%) Opscode Chef
9 124 (3.06%) Docker Swarm
10 122 (3.02%) Consul
11 95 (2.35%) Istio
12 84 (2.08%) Kibana
13 65 (1.61%) Rancher
14 52 (1.29%) ZABBIX
15 38 (0.94%) HAProxy
16 35 (0.87%) Graphite
16 35 (0.87%) Nagios
17 34 (0.84%) linkerd
17 34 (0.84%) Podman
18 29 (0.72%) Mesos
Vendors
1 340 (8.40%) Microsoft
2 232 (5.73%) Google
3 203 (5.02%) VMware
4 196 (4.84%) Splunk
5 190 (4.70%) Oracle
6 143 (3.53%) Red Hat
7 86 (2.13%) Atlassian
7 86 (2.13%) Dynatrace
8 85 (2.10%) IBM
9 71 (1.75%) Databricks
10 69 (1.71%) AppDynamics
11 45 (1.11%) ServiceNow
12 42 (1.04%) PagerDuty
13 35 (0.87%) New Relic
14 31 (0.77%) CA
15 28 (0.69%) SAP
16 27 (0.67%) Cloudera
17 26 (0.64%) TIBCO
18 22 (0.54%) Cisco
19 19 (0.47%) MuleSoft