Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 2017 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
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 90 359
Rank change year-on-year +37 +269 +395
Contract jobs citing Docker 3728 2482 702
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 3.92% 2.58% 0.68%
As % of the System Software category 30.62% 20.99% 6.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2857 1746 535
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £400 £381 £363
90th Percentile £650 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 2
England median hourly rate £44.00 - £56.25
10th Percentile £35.00 - £46.63
90th Percentile £45.00 - £62.88
UK median hourly rate £44.00 - £56.25

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 12175 11822 10579
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.80% 12.30% 10.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7987 7490 6162
England median daily rate £430 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.24% +10.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £161 £175 £158
90th Percentile £615 £588 £550
UK median daily rate £425 £401 £375
% change year-on-year +6.12% +6.80% +7.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 638 784 1132
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% -
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.25 £42.50 £38.75
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +3.13% +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 12 December 2017.

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
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 12 December 2017. 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 +16 2438 £530 +0.95% 321
South East +97 505 £475 +5.56% 53
North of England +108 346 £461 +6.96% 57
Midlands +38 196 £488 +8.33% 16
Yorkshire +48 168 £450 - 18
North West +103 163 £500 +21.21% 37
East of England +51 146 £500 - 30
South West -6 109 £425 -0.70% 28
East Midlands +10 98 £419 -1.47% 6
West Midlands +37 95 £520 +9.47% 10
North East +77 28 £625 +47.06% 2
Docker
UK

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Docker also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Docker.

1 2070 (55.53%) DevOps
2 1905 (51.10%) Agile Software Development
3 1733 (46.49%) Java
4 1599 (42.89%) Amazon AWS
4 1599 (42.89%) Jenkins
5 1440 (38.63%) Linux
6 1207 (32.38%) Python
7 1191 (31.95%) Ansible
8 1168 (31.33%) Kubernetes
9 1132 (30.36%) Git (software)
10 951 (25.51%) Microservices
11 942 (25.27%) Puppet
12 871 (23.36%) TDD
13 868 (23.28%) Continuous Integration
14 747 (20.04%) JavaScript
15 724 (19.42%) Terraform
16 652 (17.49%) Node.js
17 637 (17.09%) Opscode Chef
18 600 (16.09%) Spring
19 593 (15.91%) JIRA
20 589 (15.80%) Scrum
21 585 (15.69%) Web Services
22 569 (15.26%) Bash Shell
23 567 (15.21%) Configuration Management
24 527 (14.14%) PostgreSQL
25 526 (14.11%) Finance
26 516 (13.84%) BDD
27 512 (13.73%) REST
28 491 (13.17%) MongoDB
29 467 (12.53%) Ruby

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
1 454 (12.18%) Confluence
2 272 (7.30%) Apache
3 236 (6.33%) Apache Spark
4 233 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
5 192 (5.15%) Tomcat
6 165 (4.43%) nginx
7 144 (3.86%) OpenStack
8 120 (3.22%) Cloud Foundry
9 109 (2.92%) JBoss
10 87 (2.33%) Apache Solr
11 64 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 51 (1.37%) WebLogic
13 30 (0.80%) CMS
13 30 (0.80%) WebSphere
14 26 (0.70%) IIS
15 19 (0.51%) Mule
16 17 (0.46%) Jetty
16 17 (0.46%) WordPress
17 14 (0.38%) WildFly
18 11 (0.30%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 26 (0.70%) HipChat
2 7 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.11%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.080%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.080%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.080%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.027%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.027%) GIMP
5 1 (0.027%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 39 (1.05%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.080%) Magento
3 2 (0.054%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.054%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.027%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.027%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.027%) OpenText Process Suite
4 1 (0.027%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.027%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1599 (42.89%) Amazon AWS
2 463 (12.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 295 (7.91%) Amazon EC2
4 277 (7.43%) GitHub
5 207 (5.55%) Amazon S3
6 192 (5.15%) AWS CloudFormation
7 167 (4.48%) Serverless
8 162 (4.35%) PaaS
9 160 (4.29%) OpenShift
10 158 (4.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 156 (4.18%) Google Cloud Platform
12 142 (3.81%) AWS Lambda
13 120 (3.22%) IaaS
14 102 (2.74%) Route 53
15 98 (2.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 76 (2.04%) SaaS
17 72 (1.93%) npm
18 68 (1.82%) Amazon ELB
19 66 (1.77%) Slack
20 64 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 227 (6.09%) HTTP
2 179 (4.80%) TCP/IP
3 123 (3.30%) DNS
4 116 (3.11%) Firewall
5 106 (2.84%) SSL
6 87 (2.33%) Internet
7 67 (1.80%) Kerberos
8 49 (1.31%) VPN
9 34 (0.91%) DSL
10 29 (0.78%) Network Security
11 27 (0.72%) SSH
12 22 (0.59%) FTP
13 21 (0.56%) SAN
14 20 (0.54%) DHCP
15 19 (0.51%) LDAP
15 19 (0.51%) OpenLDAP
16 17 (0.46%) OpenVPN
16 17 (0.46%) WAN
17 16 (0.43%) LAN
18 10 (0.27%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 527 (14.14%) PostgreSQL
2 491 (13.17%) MongoDB
3 431 (11.56%) NoSQL
4 344 (9.23%) Hadoop
5 339 (9.09%) MySQL
6 318 (8.53%) Big Data
7 215 (5.77%) Relational Database
8 182 (4.88%) Apache Cassandra
8 182 (4.88%) SQL Server
9 180 (4.83%) Redis
10 162 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
11 137 (3.67%) HBase
12 117 (3.14%) RDBMS
13 67 (1.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 45 (1.21%) Oracle Database
15 39 (1.05%) Apache Hive
15 39 (1.05%) DB2
16 25 (0.67%) Endeca
17 23 (0.62%) Couchbase
18 20 (0.54%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1599 (42.89%) Jenkins
2 1132 (30.36%) Git (software)
3 593 (15.91%) JIRA
4 425 (11.40%) Maven
5 279 (7.48%) Cucumber
6 246 (6.60%) Sonatype Nexus
7 215 (5.77%) Selenium
8 199 (5.34%) Bitbucket
9 181 (4.86%) JUnit
10 176 (4.72%) TeamCity
11 169 (4.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 163 (4.37%) Gradle
13 153 (4.10%) Artifactory
14 135 (3.62%) Vagrant
15 127 (3.41%) GitLab
16 126 (3.38%) SonarQube
17 123 (3.30%) Subversion
18 121 (3.25%) IntelliJ
19 98 (2.63%) webpack
20 89 (2.39%) gulp
General
1 526 (14.11%) Finance
2 258 (6.92%) Banking
3 108 (2.90%) Retail
4 103 (2.76%) Marketing
5 91 (2.44%) Telecoms
6 77 (2.07%) Investment Banking
7 69 (1.85%) Publishing
8 60 (1.61%) Manufacturing
9 59 (1.58%) Electronics
10 58 (1.56%) Games
11 52 (1.39%) Front Office
12 29 (0.78%) Advertising
13 21 (0.56%) Retail Banking
14 20 (0.54%) Billing
14 20 (0.54%) Financial Institution
15 14 (0.38%) Law
16 12 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
17 11 (0.30%) Legal
18 5 (0.13%) Digital Economy
19 4 (0.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 1439 (38.60%) Developer
2 1253 (33.61%) DevOps Engineer
3 625 (16.77%) Java Developer
4 433 (11.61%) AWS Engineer
5 419 (11.24%) AWS DevOps
6 337 (9.04%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 209 (5.61%) Architect
8 197 (5.28%) Senior Developer
9 184 (4.94%) JavaScript Developer
10 178 (4.77%) Senior DevOps
11 170 (4.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 161 (4.32%) Linux Engineer
13 155 (4.16%) Scala Developer
14 149 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
15 134 (3.59%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 121 (3.25%) Consultant
17 118 (3.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
18 114 (3.06%) Java Engineer
19 111 (2.98%) AWS Developer
19 111 (2.98%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 652 (17.49%) Node.js
2 600 (16.09%) Spring
3 585 (15.69%) Web Services
4 512 (13.73%) REST
5 436 (11.70%) CSS
6 384 (10.30%) HTML
7 375 (10.06%) React
8 367 (9.84%) RESTful
9 354 (9.50%) AngularJS
10 345 (9.25%) Spring Boot
11 334 (8.96%) Kafka
12 273 (7.32%) JSON
13 268 (7.19%) HTML5
14 267 (7.16%) .NET
15 201 (5.39%) Elastic Stack
16 195 (5.23%) Hibernate
17 182 (4.88%) SOAP
18 163 (4.37%) XML
19 156 (4.18%) CSS3
20 145 (3.89%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 187 (5.02%) Greenfield Project
2 132 (3.54%) Public Cloud
3 125 (3.35%) Fintech
4 114 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
5 98 (2.63%) Mobile App
6 84 (2.25%) Algorithms
7 74 (1.98%) Computer Science
8 73 (1.96%) User Experience
9 65 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
10 56 (1.50%) iPad
11 50 (1.34%) Clustering
12 49 (1.31%) Data Centre
12 49 (1.31%) Linux Command Line
13 35 (0.94%) Data Structures
14 31 (0.83%) Cloud Native
15 30 (0.80%) Derivative
15 30 (0.80%) Virtual Team
16 29 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
16 29 (0.78%) Social Media
17 28 (0.75%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1440 (38.63%) Linux
2 395 (10.60%) Unix
3 273 (7.32%) Windows
4 267 (7.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 183 (4.91%) CentOS
6 123 (3.30%) Ubuntu
7 77 (2.07%) Android
8 69 (1.85%) Apple iOS
9 68 (1.82%) Windows Server
10 65 (1.74%) CoreOS
11 42 (1.13%) Solaris
12 37 (0.99%) Mac OS X
13 34 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
14 26 (0.70%) Windows 10
15 22 (0.59%) Windows 7
16 19 (0.51%) Debian
17 17 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
18 16 (0.43%) VMS
19 15 (0.40%) AIX
20 14 (0.38%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2070 (55.53%) DevOps
2 1905 (51.10%) Agile Software Development
3 951 (25.51%) Microservices
4 871 (23.36%) TDD
5 868 (23.28%) Continuous Integration
6 589 (15.80%) Scrum
7 567 (15.21%) Configuration Management
8 516 (13.84%) BDD
9 453 (12.15%) Continuous Delivery
10 438 (11.75%) Test Automation
11 433 (11.61%) Open Source
12 309 (8.29%) Software Engineering
13 249 (6.68%) Kanban
14 232 (6.22%) E-Commerce
15 224 (6.01%) Mentoring
16 205 (5.50%) Pair Programming
17 167 (4.48%) Load Balancing
18 159 (4.27%) SOA
19 150 (4.02%) SDLC
20 139 (3.73%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1733 (46.49%) Java
2 1207 (32.38%) Python
3 747 (20.04%) JavaScript
4 569 (15.26%) Bash Shell
5 467 (12.53%) Ruby
6 346 (9.28%) Scala
7 341 (9.15%) SQL
8 252 (6.76%) C#
9 244 (6.55%) Groovy
10 234 (6.28%) Go
11 203 (5.45%) Perl
12 168 (4.51%) Shell Script
13 143 (3.84%) PHP
14 129 (3.46%) ES6
15 110 (2.95%) PowerShell
16 100 (2.68%) TypeScript
17 44 (1.18%) C++
18 41 (1.10%) T-SQL
19 39 (1.05%) Clojure
20 33 (0.89%) R
Qualifications
1 386 (10.35%) Security Cleared
2 286 (7.67%) SC Cleared
3 86 (2.31%) Degree
4 48 (1.29%) AWS Certification
5 33 (0.89%) Computer Science Degree
6 19 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
7 17 (0.46%) DBS Check
8 16 (0.43%) RHCE
9 12 (0.32%) CTC Cleared
9 12 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (0.24%) DV Cleared
11 8 (0.21%) Master's Degree
11 8 (0.21%) MCSE
12 6 (0.16%) RHCA
13 5 (0.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.11%) OCP
14 4 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
15 3 (0.080%) PhD
15 3 (0.080%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (3.49%) QA
2 45 (1.21%) GCP
3 20 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
4 12 (0.32%) SLA
5 11 (0.30%) GDPR
6 6 (0.16%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.16%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.13%) OASIS TOSCA
8 3 (0.080%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.054%) COBIT
10 1 (0.027%) HL7
10 1 (0.027%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.027%) PMO
10 1 (0.027%) PSD2
10 1 (0.027%) SEPA
10 1 (0.027%) WCAG
System Software
1 82 (2.20%) HDFS
2 69 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (1.64%) Active Directory
4 53 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
5 47 (1.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 26 (0.70%) Apache Flume
7 22 (0.59%) vCloud
8 20 (0.54%) LXC
8 20 (0.54%) Xen
9 18 (0.48%) Gluster
10 17 (0.46%) etcd
10 17 (0.46%) Squid
11 16 (0.43%) KVM
11 16 (0.43%) Postfix
12 14 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
13 13 (0.35%) Hyper-V
13 13 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
14 11 (0.30%) flannel
15 8 (0.21%) oVirt
15 8 (0.21%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1191 (31.95%) Ansible
2 1168 (31.33%) Kubernetes
3 942 (25.27%) Puppet
4 724 (19.42%) Terraform
5 637 (17.09%) Opscode Chef
6 160 (4.29%) logstash
7 148 (3.97%) Kibana
8 142 (3.81%) Mesos
9 115 (3.08%) Rancher
10 98 (2.63%) Docker Swarm
11 95 (2.55%) Grafana
12 89 (2.39%) Packer
13 80 (2.15%) Prometheus
13 80 (2.15%) ZABBIX
14 74 (1.98%) Consul
15 70 (1.88%) Nagios
16 44 (1.18%) Salt
17 40 (1.07%) Sysdig
18 38 (1.02%) HAProxy
18 38 (1.02%) Icinga
Vendors
1 279 (7.48%) Oracle
2 196 (5.26%) Red Hat
3 185 (4.96%) Google
4 160 (4.29%) Splunk
5 157 (4.21%) Microsoft
6 154 (4.13%) Atlassian
7 150 (4.02%) VMware
8 77 (2.07%) IBM
9 76 (2.04%) SAP
10 65 (1.74%) SaltStack
11 52 (1.39%) New Relic
12 47 (1.26%) AppDynamics
13 31 (0.83%) Hortonworks
14 30 (0.80%) Tableau
15 28 (0.75%) ATG
16 26 (0.70%) Cloudera
17 25 (0.67%) Rackspace
17 25 (0.67%) WSO2
18 24 (0.64%) webMethods
19 21 (0.56%) Sonatype