Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 54 92
Rank change year-on-year +19 +38 +273
Contract jobs citing Docker 5,880 3,728 2,482
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 6.10% 3.92% 2.58%
As % of the System Software category 39.38% 30.62% 20.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,272 2,857 1,746
England median daily rate £537 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.36% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £400 £400 £381
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 0
England median hourly rate £35.00 £44.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.45% - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £44.00 -
% change year-on-year -20.45% - -

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 14,932 12,175 11,823
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.50% 12.80% 12.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,862 7,987 7,490
England median daily rate £465 £430 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.14% +4.24% +10.00%
10th Percentile £184 £161 £175
90th Percentile £638 £615 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 788 638 784
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.40 £10.50
90th Percentile £43.75 £47.25 £42.50
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -3.03% +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 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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +23 3,724 £550 +3.77% 884
South East +13 672 £500 +5.26% 206
North of England +30 625 £475 +2.98% 225
Midlands +43 410 £450 -7.69% 123
West Midlands +58 269 £450 -13.46% 70
South West +49 269 £465 +9.35% 102
Yorkshire +11 269 £450 - 87
North West +15 250 £500 - 113
East of England +16 175 £500 - 57
East Midlands +26 140 £450 +7.46% 53
North East +46 111 £500 -20.08% 25
Docker
UK

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 3,261 (55.46%) DevOps
2 2,930 (49.83%) Agile Software Development
3 2,812 (47.82%) Kubernetes
4 2,596 (44.15%) Java
5 2,530 (43.03%) Amazon AWS
6 2,182 (37.11%) Jenkins
7 1,835 (31.21%) Ansible
8 1,781 (30.29%) Linux
9 1,778 (30.24%) Microservices
10 1,741 (29.61%) Python
11 1,629 (27.70%) Git (software)
12 1,443 (24.54%) Terraform
13 1,343 (22.84%) TDD
14 1,204 (20.48%) JavaScript
15 1,155 (19.64%) Puppet
16 1,138 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
17 1,066 (18.13%) Continuous Integration
18 1,050 (17.86%) Spring
19 939 (15.97%) Node.js
20 867 (14.74%) Java 8
21 865 (14.71%) Test Automation
22 820 (13.95%) Scrum
23 800 (13.61%) Spring Boot
24 799 (13.59%) REST
25 787 (13.38%) Finance
26 774 (13.16%) Opscode Chef
27 771 (13.11%) BDD
28 757 (12.87%) Web Services
29 700 (11.90%) SQL
30 694 (11.80%) 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
1 524 (8.91%) Elasticsearch
2 426 (7.24%) Confluence
3 275 (4.68%) Apache
4 233 (3.96%) nginx
5 195 (3.32%) Apache Spark
6 139 (2.36%) Tomcat
7 126 (2.14%) OpenStack
8 118 (2.01%) Cloud Foundry
9 106 (1.80%) WebLogic
10 89 (1.51%) JBoss
11 85 (1.45%) Apache Solr
12 70 (1.19%) CMS
13 67 (1.14%) MQSeries
14 64 (1.09%) WebSphere
15 53 (0.90%) IIS
15 53 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 35 (0.60%) WordPress
17 21 (0.36%) SharePoint
18 19 (0.32%) Drupal
19 18 (0.31%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 24 (0.41%) Photoshop
2 10 (0.17%) Fireworks
3 7 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.085%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (0.085%) GIMP
4 5 (0.085%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (0.051%) HipChat
5 3 (0.051%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.034%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.034%) InVision
7 1 (0.017%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (0.31%) Distributed Ledger
2 11 (0.19%) SAP Hybris
3 7 (0.12%) Sentinel
4 6 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.068%) SAP MM
5 4 (0.068%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.068%) SAP R/3
6 2 (0.034%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.034%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.034%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.017%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.017%) Magento
7 1 (0.017%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.017%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (0.017%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.017%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 2,530 (43.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1,138 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 465 (7.91%) Google Cloud Platform
4 368 (6.26%) GitHub
5 343 (5.83%) Serverless
6 311 (5.29%) Amazon EC2
7 290 (4.93%) AWS CloudFormation
8 276 (4.69%) PaaS
9 275 (4.68%) OpenShift
10 254 (4.32%) Amazon S3
11 225 (3.83%) AWS Lambda
12 155 (2.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 148 (2.52%) IaaS
14 134 (2.28%) SaaS
15 123 (2.09%) npm
16 120 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
17 104 (1.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 99 (1.68%) Amazon SQS
19 98 (1.67%) Route 53
20 79 (1.34%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 268 (4.56%) HTTP
2 211 (3.59%) Firewall
3 168 (2.86%) TCP/IP
4 149 (2.53%) DNS
5 137 (2.33%) SSL
6 85 (1.45%) Internet
7 81 (1.38%) VPN
8 51 (0.87%) SSH
9 47 (0.80%) FTP
10 34 (0.58%) DHCP
11 32 (0.54%) Kerberos
12 30 (0.51%) VLAN
13 28 (0.48%) DSL
14 25 (0.43%) Software-Defined Networking
15 22 (0.37%) OpenVPN
16 19 (0.32%) AMQP
16 19 (0.32%) BIG-IP
16 19 (0.32%) MPLS
17 18 (0.31%) SMTP
18 16 (0.27%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 691 (11.75%) MongoDB
2 633 (10.77%) NoSQL
3 531 (9.03%) PostgreSQL
4 483 (8.21%) MySQL
5 385 (6.55%) Apache Cassandra
6 359 (6.11%) Big Data
7 327 (5.56%) Hadoop
8 300 (5.10%) SQL Server
9 270 (4.59%) Relational Database
10 250 (4.25%) Redis
11 164 (2.79%) Amazon RDS
12 116 (1.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 108 (1.84%) Couchbase
14 105 (1.79%) HBase
15 81 (1.38%) RDBMS
16 55 (0.94%) Apache Hive
17 53 (0.90%) Blockchain
18 50 (0.85%) Oracle Database
19 39 (0.66%) Azure SQL Database
20 37 (0.63%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 2,182 (37.11%) Jenkins
2 1,629 (27.70%) Git (software)
3 669 (11.38%) JIRA
4 638 (10.85%) Maven
5 544 (9.25%) Selenium
6 442 (7.52%) Cucumber
7 299 (5.09%) GitLab
8 286 (4.86%) Gradle
9 283 (4.81%) JUnit
10 241 (4.10%) Bitbucket
11 218 (3.71%) SonarQube
12 212 (3.61%) Sonatype Nexus
13 203 (3.45%) gulp
14 180 (3.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 177 (3.01%) TeamCity
16 170 (2.89%) Artifactory
16 170 (2.89%) Gatling
17 164 (2.79%) Visual Studio Team System
18 136 (2.31%) IntelliJ
19 128 (2.18%) Vagrant
General
1 787 (13.38%) Finance
2 385 (6.55%) Banking
3 189 (3.21%) Retail
4 104 (1.77%) Games
5 87 (1.48%) Telecoms
6 52 (0.88%) Investment Banking
7 48 (0.82%) Financial Institution
7 48 (0.82%) Front Office
8 46 (0.78%) Marketing
9 44 (0.75%) Advertising
10 42 (0.71%) Law
11 29 (0.49%) Legal
12 28 (0.48%) Back Office
12 28 (0.48%) Publishing
13 24 (0.41%) Manufacturing
14 12 (0.20%) Automotive
14 12 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
15 11 (0.19%) Electronics
16 9 (0.15%) Billing
17 6 (0.10%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 2,453 (41.72%) Developer
2 1,741 (29.61%) DevOps Engineer
3 1,120 (19.05%) Java Developer
4 531 (9.03%) AWS Engineer
5 473 (8.04%) AWS DevOps
6 431 (7.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 396 (6.73%) Senior Developer
8 349 (5.94%) Architect
9 213 (3.62%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 207 (3.52%) Full Stack Developer
11 197 (3.35%) Senior DevOps
11 197 (3.35%) Senior Java Developer
12 188 (3.20%) Cloud Engineer
13 186 (3.16%) Java Engineer
14 184 (3.13%) .NET Developer
15 178 (3.03%) AWS Developer
15 178 (3.03%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 176 (2.99%) React Developer
17 175 (2.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 175 (2.98%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,050 (17.86%) Spring
2 939 (15.97%) Node.js
3 800 (13.61%) Spring Boot
4 799 (13.59%) REST
5 757 (12.87%) Web Services
6 683 (11.62%) Kafka
7 554 (9.42%) HTML
8 552 (9.39%) CSS
9 541 (9.20%) React
10 540 (9.18%) AngularJS
11 523 (8.89%) RESTful
12 444 (7.55%) .NET
13 382 (6.50%) JSON
14 314 (5.34%) HTML5
15 311 (5.29%) Elastic Stack
16 300 (5.10%) Hibernate
17 220 (3.74%) RabbitMQ
18 209 (3.55%) XML
19 204 (3.47%) Redux
20 201 (3.42%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 482 (8.20%) Greenfield Project
2 202 (3.44%) Fintech
3 171 (2.91%) User Experience
4 162 (2.76%) Public Cloud
5 143 (2.43%) Analytical Skills
6 131 (2.23%) Cloud Native
7 112 (1.90%) Mobile App
8 102 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
9 99 (1.68%) Data Centre
10 98 (1.67%) Linux Command Line
11 96 (1.63%) Algorithms
12 86 (1.46%) Hybrid Cloud
13 70 (1.19%) Data Structures
14 67 (1.14%) iPad
15 65 (1.11%) PKI
16 51 (0.87%) Self-Motivation
17 46 (0.78%) Device Driver
17 46 (0.78%) Private Cloud
18 43 (0.73%) Management Information System
19 36 (0.61%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1,781 (30.29%) Linux
2 452 (7.69%) Windows
3 443 (7.53%) Unix
4 324 (5.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 254 (4.32%) CentOS
6 173 (2.94%) Ubuntu
7 97 (1.65%) Windows Server
8 80 (1.36%) Apple iOS
9 78 (1.33%) Android
10 59 (1.00%) CoreOS
11 29 (0.49%) VMS
12 27 (0.46%) Mac OS X
12 27 (0.46%) Solaris
13 22 (0.37%) Debian
14 21 (0.36%) AIX
15 17 (0.29%) DC/OS
16 16 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
17 15 (0.26%) Mesosphere
18 13 (0.22%) Mac OS
19 12 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,261 (55.46%) DevOps
2 2,930 (49.83%) Agile Software Development
3 1,778 (30.24%) Microservices
4 1,343 (22.84%) TDD
5 1,066 (18.13%) Continuous Integration
6 865 (14.71%) Test Automation
7 820 (13.95%) Scrum
8 771 (13.11%) BDD
9 694 (11.80%) Configuration Management
10 620 (10.54%) Open Source
11 545 (9.27%) Software Engineering
12 473 (8.04%) Continuous Delivery
13 354 (6.02%) Kanban
14 346 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
15 285 (4.85%) MVC
16 282 (4.80%) Deployment Automation
17 275 (4.68%) Migration
18 269 (4.57%) E-Commerce
19 262 (4.46%) Pair Programming
20 253 (4.30%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2,596 (44.15%) Java
2 1,741 (29.61%) Python
3 1,204 (20.48%) JavaScript
4 867 (14.74%) Java 8
5 700 (11.90%) SQL
6 657 (11.17%) Bash Shell
7 525 (8.93%) Ruby
8 502 (8.54%) C#
9 458 (7.79%) Go
10 443 (7.53%) Scala
11 393 (6.68%) Groovy
12 302 (5.14%) Perl
13 273 (4.64%) PHP
14 261 (4.44%) PowerShell
15 204 (3.47%) ES6
16 196 (3.33%) TypeScript
17 185 (3.15%) Shell Script
18 125 (2.13%) C++
19 88 (1.50%) Java 9
20 64 (1.09%) C
Qualifications
1 539 (9.17%) Security Cleared
2 375 (6.38%) SC Cleared
3 212 (3.61%) Degree
4 124 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
5 62 (1.05%) AWS Certification
6 47 (0.80%) DV Cleared
7 41 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
8 23 (0.39%) Master's Degree
9 19 (0.32%) ISTQB
10 17 (0.29%) ISEB
11 16 (0.27%) CISSP
12 14 (0.24%) DBS Check
13 13 (0.22%) RHCE
14 8 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
14 8 (0.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 7 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
16 6 (0.10%) CESG Certified Professional
16 6 (0.10%) CISMP
17 5 (0.085%) BC Cleared
17 5 (0.085%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 215 (3.66%) QA
2 15 (0.26%) GDPR
3 13 (0.22%) PMO
4 12 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.17%) WCAG
6 9 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
7 7 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 7 (0.12%) JSP 440
7 7 (0.12%) MiFID
7 7 (0.12%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.068%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.068%) PSD2
9 3 (0.051%) OASIS TOSCA
10 2 (0.034%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.034%) HL7
10 2 (0.034%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.034%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.017%) ISO 20022
11 1 (0.017%) SLA
11 1 (0.017%) Solvency II
System Software
1 110 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
2 107 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 96 (1.63%) Active Directory
4 35 (0.60%) NFS
5 34 (0.58%) HDFS
6 31 (0.53%) etcd
6 31 (0.53%) KVM
7 30 (0.51%) flannel
8 29 (0.49%) Xen
9 28 (0.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 28 (0.48%) Hyper-V
10 25 (0.43%) Ceph
11 22 (0.37%) SkyDNS
12 21 (0.36%) GlusterFS
13 19 (0.32%) VirtualBox
14 14 (0.24%) Squid
14 14 (0.24%) vCloud
14 14 (0.24%) vSphere
15 12 (0.20%) LXC
16 11 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2,812 (47.82%) Kubernetes
2 1,835 (31.21%) Ansible
3 1,443 (24.54%) Terraform
4 1,155 (19.64%) Puppet
5 774 (13.16%) Opscode Chef
6 200 (3.40%) Prometheus
7 199 (3.38%) Grafana
8 184 (3.13%) Docker Swarm
9 164 (2.79%) Kibana
10 163 (2.77%) Packer
11 157 (2.67%) Mesos
12 139 (2.36%) Nagios
13 130 (2.21%) Rancher
14 96 (1.63%) Consul
15 95 (1.62%) Salt
16 90 (1.53%) ZABBIX
17 87 (1.48%) logstash
18 67 (1.14%) HAProxy
19 65 (1.11%) Graphite
20 59 (1.00%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 448 (7.62%) Google
2 362 (6.16%) Oracle
3 310 (5.27%) Red Hat
4 295 (5.02%) Microsoft
5 227 (3.86%) Splunk
6 176 (2.99%) Atlassian
7 167 (2.84%) VMware
8 76 (1.29%) AppDynamics
9 71 (1.21%) New Relic
10 68 (1.16%) Adobe
11 67 (1.14%) SaltStack
12 60 (1.02%) IBM
13 44 (0.75%) Cloudera
14 41 (0.70%) Hortonworks
15 40 (0.68%) Black Duck
15 40 (0.68%) webMethods
16 36 (0.61%) SAP
16 36 (0.61%) WSO2
17 35 (0.60%) F5
18 33 (0.56%) NetApp