Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 59 104
Rank change year-on-year +20 +45 +298
Contract jobs citing Docker 5,394 3,236 2,213
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 5.73% 3.58% 2.26%
As % of the System Software category 38.06% 28.90% 18.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,948 2,443 1,573
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £400 £381 £371
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 0
England median hourly rate £57.50 £47.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.34% - -
UK median hourly rate £57.50 £47.00 -
% change year-on-year +22.34% - -

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 14,174 11,196 12,066
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.05% 12.37% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,283 7,244 7,663
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +13.10%
10th Percentile £185 £163 £180
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 812 622 806
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.81 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.79% +6.70% -1.56%
10th Percentile £10.51 £10.40 £10.50
90th Percentile £43.75 £47.50 £38.00
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £16.81 £16.00
% change year-on-year -4.79% +5.03% -

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +28 3,447 £550 +4.76% 934
North of England +42 651 £450 - 245
South East +20 574 £500 +5.26% 184
Midlands +27 316 £450 -10.00% 126
Yorkshire +32 305 £444 -1.39% 84
North West +24 243 £475 -3.31% 131
South West +36 234 £450 +5.88% 93
West Midlands +35 203 £450 -10.89% 75
East of England +15 164 £500 - 84
East Midlands +17 112 £425 -5.56% 51
North East +53 106 £450 -17.05% 30
Docker
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 2,934 (54.39%) DevOps
2 2,729 (50.59%) Agile Software Development
3 2,375 (44.03%) Kubernetes
4 2,349 (43.55%) Java
5 2,304 (42.71%) Amazon AWS
6 1,961 (36.36%) Jenkins
7 1,794 (33.26%) Linux
8 1,693 (31.39%) Ansible
9 1,651 (30.61%) Python
10 1,535 (28.46%) Git (software)
11 1,504 (27.88%) Microservices
12 1,277 (23.67%) TDD
13 1,268 (23.51%) Terraform
14 1,183 (21.93%) Puppet
15 1,148 (21.28%) JavaScript
16 1,106 (20.50%) Continuous Integration
17 966 (17.91%) Spring
18 962 (17.83%) Microsoft Azure
19 891 (16.52%) Node.js
20 782 (14.50%) Opscode Chef
21 778 (14.42%) Java 8
22 776 (14.39%) Test Automation
23 761 (14.11%) Scrum
24 750 (13.90%) REST
25 735 (13.63%) Configuration Management
26 698 (12.94%) Finance
27 691 (12.81%) Web Services
28 689 (12.77%) BDD
29 684 (12.68%) Spring Boot
30 680 (12.61%) Bash Shell

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
1 431 (7.99%) Elasticsearch
2 344 (6.38%) Confluence
3 278 (5.15%) Apache
4 214 (3.97%) Apache Spark
5 199 (3.69%) nginx
6 123 (2.28%) OpenStack
7 119 (2.21%) Tomcat
8 107 (1.98%) Cloud Foundry
9 79 (1.46%) WebLogic
10 75 (1.39%) Apache Solr
11 62 (1.15%) JBoss
12 61 (1.13%) WebSphere
13 53 (0.98%) MQSeries
14 47 (0.87%) IIS
15 44 (0.82%) CMS
16 36 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 35 (0.65%) WordPress
18 25 (0.46%) Apache Pig
19 24 (0.44%) Gunicorn
20 20 (0.37%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 27 (0.50%) Photoshop
2 12 (0.22%) GIMP
3 10 (0.19%) Fireworks
4 8 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (0.093%) HipChat
6 4 (0.074%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (0.056%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.037%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.019%) InVision
9 1 (0.019%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 22 (0.41%) Distributed Ledger
2 12 (0.22%) SAP Hybris
3 4 (0.074%) SAP MM
3 4 (0.074%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.074%) SAP R/3
4 3 (0.056%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.037%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.037%) Eagle PACE
5 2 (0.037%) Front Arena
5 2 (0.037%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.037%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.037%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.037%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.019%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.019%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.019%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.019%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (0.019%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2,304 (42.71%) Amazon AWS
2 962 (17.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 378 (7.01%) Google Cloud Platform
4 329 (6.10%) GitHub
5 318 (5.90%) Serverless
6 312 (5.78%) Amazon EC2
7 237 (4.39%) AWS CloudFormation
8 236 (4.38%) Amazon S3
9 229 (4.25%) AWS Lambda
10 223 (4.13%) OpenShift
11 217 (4.02%) PaaS
12 149 (2.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 140 (2.60%) npm
14 138 (2.56%) SaaS
15 131 (2.43%) IaaS
16 116 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
17 106 (1.97%) Route 53
18 105 (1.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 87 (1.61%) Amazon SQS
20 85 (1.58%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 266 (4.93%) HTTP
2 192 (3.56%) TCP/IP
3 181 (3.36%) Firewall
4 176 (3.26%) DNS
5 152 (2.82%) SSL
6 81 (1.50%) Internet
7 68 (1.26%) VPN
8 54 (1.00%) FTP
9 46 (0.85%) SSH
10 40 (0.74%) DHCP
11 39 (0.72%) Kerberos
12 29 (0.54%) Software-Defined Networking
13 28 (0.52%) AMQP
14 20 (0.37%) Intrusion Detection
14 20 (0.37%) OpenVPN
14 20 (0.37%) WAN
15 19 (0.35%) MPLS
15 19 (0.35%) SMTP
16 16 (0.30%) BIG-IP
16 16 (0.30%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 648 (12.01%) MongoDB
2 611 (11.33%) NoSQL
3 520 (9.64%) PostgreSQL
4 498 (9.23%) MySQL
5 341 (6.32%) Apache Cassandra
6 336 (6.23%) Big Data
7 318 (5.90%) Hadoop
8 279 (5.17%) Relational Database
9 278 (5.15%) SQL Server
10 208 (3.86%) Redis
11 155 (2.87%) Amazon RDS
12 107 (1.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 102 (1.89%) HBase
14 97 (1.80%) Couchbase
15 90 (1.67%) RDBMS
16 60 (1.11%) Apache Hive
17 56 (1.04%) Blockchain
18 53 (0.98%) Amazon Redshift
19 47 (0.87%) DB2
20 45 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1,961 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 1,535 (28.46%) Git (software)
3 557 (10.33%) JIRA
4 553 (10.25%) Maven
5 446 (8.27%) Selenium
6 399 (7.40%) Cucumber
7 265 (4.91%) Gradle
8 264 (4.89%) GitLab
9 247 (4.58%) JUnit
10 216 (4.00%) Bitbucket
11 205 (3.80%) Sonatype Nexus
12 185 (3.43%) SonarQube
13 177 (3.28%) Artifactory
14 163 (3.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 162 (3.00%) TeamCity
16 159 (2.95%) Vagrant
17 155 (2.87%) gulp
18 147 (2.73%) Gatling
19 119 (2.21%) webpack
20 118 (2.19%) Mocha
General
1 698 (12.94%) Finance
2 347 (6.43%) Banking
3 190 (3.52%) Retail
4 110 (2.04%) Telecoms
5 101 (1.87%) Games
6 56 (1.04%) Marketing
7 51 (0.95%) Investment Banking
8 43 (0.80%) Financial Institution
9 36 (0.67%) Front Office
10 35 (0.65%) Advertising
11 33 (0.61%) Law
12 28 (0.52%) Legal
13 27 (0.50%) Publishing
14 23 (0.43%) Back Office
15 22 (0.41%) Manufacturing
16 11 (0.20%) Automotive
17 8 (0.15%) Electronics
18 6 (0.11%) Billing
18 6 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
19 5 (0.093%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 2,279 (42.25%) Developer
2 1,663 (30.83%) DevOps Engineer
3 1,043 (19.34%) Java Developer
4 509 (9.44%) AWS Engineer
5 484 (8.97%) AWS DevOps
6 436 (8.08%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 360 (6.67%) Senior Developer
8 278 (5.15%) Architect
9 217 (4.02%) Senior DevOps
10 202 (3.74%) Software Engineer
11 198 (3.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 191 (3.54%) Kubernetes Engineer
13 183 (3.39%) Senior Java Developer
14 178 (3.30%) Java Engineer
15 175 (3.24%) Cloud Engineer
16 172 (3.19%) .NET Developer
17 163 (3.02%) AWS Developer
18 162 (3.00%) Full Stack Developer
19 160 (2.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
20 145 (2.69%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 966 (17.91%) Spring
2 891 (16.52%) Node.js
3 750 (13.90%) REST
4 691 (12.81%) Web Services
5 684 (12.68%) Spring Boot
6 648 (12.01%) Kafka
7 545 (10.10%) HTML
8 538 (9.97%) AngularJS
9 534 (9.90%) CSS
10 523 (9.70%) React
11 453 (8.40%) RESTful
12 394 (7.30%) .NET
13 329 (6.10%) HTML5
14 308 (5.71%) JSON
15 272 (5.04%) Elastic Stack
16 243 (4.51%) Hibernate
17 238 (4.41%) RabbitMQ
18 218 (4.04%) SOAP
19 195 (3.62%) CSS3
20 188 (3.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 399 (7.40%) Greenfield Project
2 194 (3.60%) Fintech
3 174 (3.23%) User Experience
4 171 (3.17%) Computer Science
5 156 (2.89%) Public Cloud
6 127 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
7 104 (1.93%) Mobile App
8 103 (1.91%) Data Centre
8 103 (1.91%) Linux Command Line
9 101 (1.87%) Algorithms
10 98 (1.82%) Cloud Native
11 84 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
12 67 (1.24%) Data Structures
13 66 (1.22%) PKI
14 61 (1.13%) iPad
15 54 (1.00%) Device Driver
16 46 (0.85%) Self-Motivation
17 45 (0.83%) Fixed Income
18 44 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 40 (0.74%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,794 (33.26%) Linux
2 464 (8.60%) Unix
3 428 (7.93%) Windows
4 309 (5.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 292 (5.41%) CentOS
6 209 (3.87%) Ubuntu
7 85 (1.58%) Windows Server
8 74 (1.37%) Android
9 65 (1.21%) Apple iOS
10 64 (1.19%) CoreOS
11 30 (0.56%) VMS
12 28 (0.52%) Mac OS X
13 26 (0.48%) Solaris
14 22 (0.41%) DC/OS
15 21 (0.39%) AIX
15 21 (0.39%) Debian
16 20 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
17 16 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
18 11 (0.20%) Mesosphere
19 10 (0.19%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,934 (54.39%) DevOps
2 2,729 (50.59%) Agile Software Development
3 1,504 (27.88%) Microservices
4 1,277 (23.67%) TDD
5 1,106 (20.50%) Continuous Integration
6 776 (14.39%) Test Automation
7 761 (14.11%) Scrum
8 735 (13.63%) Configuration Management
9 689 (12.77%) BDD
10 562 (10.42%) Software Engineering
11 549 (10.18%) Open Source
12 435 (8.06%) Continuous Delivery
13 323 (5.99%) Kanban
14 292 (5.41%) Problem-Solving
15 276 (5.12%) E-Commerce
16 264 (4.89%) Deployment Automation
17 261 (4.84%) Mentoring
17 261 (4.84%) MVC
18 247 (4.58%) Pair Programming
19 227 (4.21%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2,349 (43.55%) Java
2 1,651 (30.61%) Python
3 1,148 (21.28%) JavaScript
4 778 (14.42%) Java 8
5 680 (12.61%) Bash Shell
6 591 (10.96%) SQL
7 505 (9.36%) Ruby
8 453 (8.40%) C#
9 421 (7.80%) Scala
10 408 (7.56%) Go
11 384 (7.12%) Groovy
12 271 (5.02%) PHP
13 269 (4.99%) Perl
14 217 (4.02%) PowerShell
15 206 (3.82%) ES6
16 201 (3.73%) Shell Script
17 189 (3.50%) TypeScript
18 139 (2.58%) C++
19 77 (1.43%) Java 9
20 68 (1.26%) C
Qualifications
1 508 (9.42%) Security Cleared
2 372 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 206 (3.82%) Degree
4 110 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
5 60 (1.11%) AWS Certification
6 29 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
6 29 (0.54%) DV Cleared
7 24 (0.44%) Master's Degree
8 20 (0.37%) CISSP
8 20 (0.37%) ISTQB
9 12 (0.22%) CESG Certified Professional
9 12 (0.22%) CISMP
10 11 (0.20%) DBS Check
11 10 (0.19%) RHCE
12 9 (0.17%) BC Cleared
12 9 (0.17%) PhD
13 8 (0.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 7 (0.13%) ISEB
15 6 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
16 5 (0.093%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 190 (3.52%) QA
2 20 (0.37%) PMO
3 19 (0.35%) GDPR
4 16 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.17%) MiFID
6 7 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 7 (0.13%) JSP 440
7 6 (0.11%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.11%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.093%) Disclosure Scotland
9 4 (0.074%) SLA
9 4 (0.074%) WCAG
10 3 (0.056%) OASIS TOSCA
11 2 (0.037%) Cyber Essentials
11 2 (0.037%) HL7
11 2 (0.037%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.037%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.019%) ISO 20022
12 1 (0.019%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 100 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 98 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
3 78 (1.45%) Active Directory
4 40 (0.74%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 39 (0.72%) etcd
6 35 (0.65%) HDFS
7 33 (0.61%) flannel
8 28 (0.52%) KVM
9 27 (0.50%) Hyper-V
10 26 (0.48%) VirtualBox
11 25 (0.46%) NFS
12 20 (0.37%) Ceph
12 20 (0.37%) vSphere
13 19 (0.35%) Xen
14 15 (0.28%) LXC
15 14 (0.26%) oVirt
15 14 (0.26%) RHEV
15 14 (0.26%) SkyDNS
15 14 (0.26%) vCloud
16 13 (0.24%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 2,375 (44.03%) Kubernetes
2 1,693 (31.39%) Ansible
3 1,268 (23.51%) Terraform
4 1,183 (21.93%) Puppet
5 782 (14.50%) Opscode Chef
6 192 (3.56%) Grafana
7 186 (3.45%) Prometheus
8 179 (3.32%) Mesos
9 153 (2.84%) Packer
10 146 (2.71%) Docker Swarm
11 145 (2.69%) Nagios
12 136 (2.52%) Kibana
13 120 (2.22%) Rancher
14 108 (2.00%) Salt
15 94 (1.74%) Consul
16 86 (1.59%) logstash
17 79 (1.46%) ZABBIX
18 68 (1.26%) HAProxy
19 60 (1.11%) Marathon
20 56 (1.04%) Icinga
Vendors
1 392 (7.27%) Google
2 296 (5.49%) Red Hat
3 282 (5.23%) Oracle
4 256 (4.75%) Microsoft
5 210 (3.89%) Splunk
6 155 (2.87%) VMware
7 142 (2.63%) Atlassian
8 81 (1.50%) AppDynamics
9 75 (1.39%) SaltStack
10 68 (1.26%) New Relic
11 66 (1.22%) IBM
12 56 (1.04%) Adobe
13 48 (0.89%) Hortonworks
14 38 (0.70%) Cloudera
15 34 (0.63%) Black Duck
16 31 (0.57%) Apigee
16 31 (0.57%) SAP
17 29 (0.54%) Cisco
17 29 (0.54%) NetApp
18 28 (0.52%) webMethods