Period
to 7 July 2020

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 7 July 2020 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
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 29 28 43
Rank change year-on-year -1 +15 +37
Contract jobs citing Docker 2,300 5,430 4,781
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 6.22% 6.36% 5.01%
As % of the System Software category 39.96% 40.80% 36.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,776 4,050 3,518
Median daily rate £530 £538 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.40% +2.38% +5.00%
10th Percentile £405 £410 £381
90th Percentile £688 £675 £656
UK median daily rate £525 £535 £525
% change year-on-year -1.87% +1.90% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 18
Median hourly rate £35.00 £46.85 £49.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.29% -5.04% -3.27%
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £49.13 £49.33
% change year-on-year -28.76% -0.41% -3.27%

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 5,756 13,309 13,282
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.56% 15.59% 13.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,685 8,952 8,629
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £198 £188 £185
90th Percentile £638 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 301 520 788
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £11.40 £11.00 £11.12
90th Percentile £47.25 £47.50 £46.00
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -

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 7 July 2020.

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 7 July 2020.

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 7 July 2020. 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 0 1,474 £550 - 349
North of England +9 346 £525 +10.53% 129
North West +9 198 £525 - 62
South East -16 169 £475 -1.04% 95
South West -16 128 £525 - 45
Yorkshire +1 94 £525 +10.53% 50
Midlands -17 85 £432 -10.00% 63
East of England +17 68 £480 -6.34% 42
West Midlands -18 54 £432 -9.05% 48
North East +23 48 £450 - 17
East Midlands -12 26 £450 -10.00% 15
Docker
UK

For the 6 months to 7 July 2020, 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 1,489 (64.74%) Kubernetes
2 1,212 (52.70%) DevOps
3 1,146 (49.83%) AWS
4 1,095 (47.61%) Agile Software Development
5 980 (42.61%) Java
6 812 (35.30%) Microservices
7 786 (34.17%) Azure
8 759 (33.00%) Python
9 728 (31.65%) Jenkins
10 704 (30.61%) Terraform
11 625 (27.17%) Linux
12 515 (22.39%) Ansible
13 497 (21.61%) Git (software)
14 420 (18.26%) Finance
15 392 (17.04%) SQL
16 376 (16.35%) Scrum
17 366 (15.91%) JavaScript
18 364 (15.83%) Continuous Integration
19 360 (15.65%) TDD
20 356 (15.48%) Web Services
21 355 (15.43%) Security Cleared
22 346 (15.04%) Test Automation
23 345 (15.00%) Software Engineering
24 338 (14.70%) GCP
25 301 (13.09%) C#
26 298 (12.96%) Java 8
27 293 (12.74%) Serverless
27 293 (12.74%) Node.js
28 291 (12.65%) Spring
29 273 (11.87%) OpenShift

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
1 184 (8.00%) Confluence
2 155 (6.74%) Elasticsearch
3 86 (3.74%) Apache
4 81 (3.52%) Apache Spark
5 51 (2.22%) nginx
6 45 (1.96%) Tomcat
7 24 (1.04%) WebLogic
8 20 (0.87%) OpenStack
9 15 (0.65%) Apache Airflow
9 15 (0.65%) Camunda
9 15 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
9 15 (0.65%) Mule
9 15 (0.65%) WebSphere
10 14 (0.61%) JBoss
10 14 (0.61%) SharePoint
11 13 (0.57%) IIS
12 12 (0.52%) Red Hat Fuse
13 10 (0.43%) CMS
13 10 (0.43%) SAS
14 8 (0.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.17%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.13%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.087%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.087%) Sketch
5 1 (0.043%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.043%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.043%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.043%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 5 (0.22%) Magento
2 4 (0.17%) Distributed Ledger
2 4 (0.17%) NetSuite
3 3 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.087%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.087%) Maximo
4 2 (0.087%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.087%) R3 Corda
4 2 (0.087%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 1 (0.043%) Actimize
5 1 (0.043%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.043%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.043%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.043%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 1,146 (49.83%) AWS
2 786 (34.17%) Azure
3 338 (14.70%) GCP
4 293 (12.74%) Serverless
5 273 (11.87%) OpenShift
6 230 (10.00%) AWS Lambda
7 214 (9.30%) Amazon EC2
8 201 (8.74%) AWS CloudFormation
9 179 (7.78%) Amazon S3
9 179 (7.78%) GitHub
10 178 (7.74%) Amazon ECS
11 105 (4.57%) SaaS
12 91 (3.96%) Amazon SQS
13 70 (3.04%) PaaS
14 67 (2.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 63 (2.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 54 (2.35%) Amazon EKS
17 48 (2.09%) IaaS
18 47 (2.04%) Apigee
19 38 (1.65%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 65 (2.83%) HTTP
2 63 (2.74%) DNS
3 59 (2.57%) SSL
4 55 (2.39%) Firewall
5 38 (1.65%) TCP/IP
6 34 (1.48%) HTTPS
7 22 (0.96%) VPN
8 18 (0.78%) Kerberos
9 15 (0.65%) VLAN
10 12 (0.52%) Reverse Proxy
11 10 (0.43%) DSL
11 10 (0.43%) FTP
12 9 (0.39%) DHCP
12 9 (0.39%) Internet
13 7 (0.30%) Skype
13 7 (0.30%) SNMP
13 7 (0.30%) SSH
14 6 (0.26%) Junos
14 6 (0.26%) VXLAN
14 6 (0.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 234 (10.17%) MySQL
2 215 (9.35%) MongoDB
3 191 (8.30%) NoSQL
4 188 (8.17%) Big Data
5 184 (8.00%) SQL Server
6 150 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
7 127 (5.52%) Amazon RDS
8 120 (5.22%) Amazon Redshift
9 106 (4.61%) Hadoop
10 93 (4.04%) Relational Database
11 54 (2.35%) Redis
12 40 (1.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 40 (1.74%) Apache Cassandra
13 34 (1.48%) RDBMS
14 31 (1.35%) BigQuery
15 27 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
16 25 (1.09%) Cosmos DB
16 25 (1.09%) Data Lake
17 22 (0.96%) MariaDB
18 19 (0.83%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 728 (31.65%) Jenkins
2 497 (21.61%) Git (software)
3 245 (10.65%) JIRA
4 210 (9.13%) GitLab
5 157 (6.83%) Maven
6 141 (6.13%) Artifactory
7 135 (5.87%) JUnit
8 123 (5.35%) Bitbucket
9 120 (5.22%) Mockito
10 110 (4.78%) Selenium
11 107 (4.65%) Cucumber
11 107 (4.65%) Gradle
12 74 (3.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 74 (3.22%) SonarQube
13 56 (2.43%) Sonatype Nexus
14 54 (2.35%) TeamCity
15 53 (2.30%) Jasmine
16 52 (2.26%) RStudio
17 48 (2.09%) webpack
18 43 (1.87%) CircleCI
General
1 420 (18.26%) Finance
2 188 (8.17%) Public Sector
3 171 (7.43%) Banking
4 121 (5.26%) Front Office
5 44 (1.91%) Retail
6 37 (1.61%) Investment Banking
7 23 (1.00%) Marketing
7 23 (1.00%) Telecoms
8 19 (0.83%) Back Office
8 19 (0.83%) Games
9 15 (0.65%) Aerospace
10 12 (0.52%) Publishing
11 11 (0.48%) Manufacturing
12 10 (0.43%) Financial Institution
12 10 (0.43%) Law
13 8 (0.35%) Advertising
14 7 (0.30%) Legal
14 7 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.26%) Electronics
16 4 (0.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 988 (42.96%) Developer
2 522 (22.70%) DevOps Engineer
3 449 (19.52%) Java Developer
4 218 (9.48%) AWS Engineer
5 151 (6.57%) AWS DevOps
6 144 (6.26%) Architect
7 125 (5.43%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 119 (5.17%) AWS Developer
9 108 (4.70%) Cloud Engineer
10 97 (4.22%) Senior Developer
11 94 (4.09%) Software Engineer
12 92 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
13 88 (3.83%) React Developer
14 78 (3.39%) Python Developer
14 78 (3.39%) Senior DevOps
15 77 (3.35%) Python Engineer
16 76 (3.30%) C# Developer
17 72 (3.13%) Azure Engineer
18 71 (3.09%) Data Engineer
19 69 (3.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 356 (15.48%) Web Services
2 293 (12.74%) Node.js
3 291 (12.65%) Spring
4 266 (11.57%) .NET
5 260 (11.30%) REST
6 249 (10.83%) Kafka
7 231 (10.04%) Spring Boot
8 224 (9.74%) AngularJS
9 223 (9.70%) React
10 148 (6.43%) HTML
11 146 (6.35%) RESTful
12 116 (5.04%) CSS
13 112 (4.87%) .NET Core
14 99 (4.30%) J2EE
15 92 (4.00%) Redux
16 88 (3.83%) Swagger
17 81 (3.52%) ActiveMQ
17 81 (3.52%) OAuth
18 80 (3.48%) SOAP
19 78 (3.39%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 198 (8.61%) Greenfield Project
2 103 (4.48%) Fixed Income
3 97 (4.22%) Public Cloud
4 93 (4.04%) Derivative
5 88 (3.83%) Equities
6 79 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
7 76 (3.30%) Cloud Native
8 59 (2.57%) Linux Command Line
9 54 (2.35%) Hedge funds
10 53 (2.30%) User Experience
11 37 (1.61%) PKI
12 33 (1.43%) Mobile App
13 31 (1.35%) Data Centre
14 29 (1.26%) Hybrid Cloud
15 25 (1.09%) Data Structures
16 23 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
17 20 (0.87%) Blog
17 20 (0.87%) Virtual Team
18 19 (0.83%) Equity Derivative
18 19 (0.83%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 625 (27.17%) Linux
2 223 (9.70%) Unix
3 188 (8.17%) Windows
4 90 (3.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 74 (3.22%) Mac OS X
6 58 (2.52%) CentOS
7 55 (2.39%) Windows Server
8 28 (1.22%) Android
9 23 (1.00%) Apple iOS
10 19 (0.83%) Windows Server 2016
11 17 (0.74%) Ubuntu
12 14 (0.61%) Solaris
12 14 (0.61%) Windows 10
13 10 (0.43%) Mac OS
14 9 (0.39%) CoreOS
15 7 (0.30%) Debian
15 7 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
15 7 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
16 4 (0.17%) AIX
16 4 (0.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,212 (52.70%) DevOps
2 1,095 (47.61%) Agile Software Development
3 812 (35.30%) Microservices
4 376 (16.35%) Scrum
5 364 (15.83%) Continuous Integration
6 360 (15.65%) TDD
7 346 (15.04%) Test Automation
8 345 (15.00%) Software Engineering
9 268 (11.65%) BDD
10 258 (11.22%) Infrastructure as Code
11 206 (8.96%) Open Source
12 200 (8.70%) Configuration Management
13 197 (8.57%) Pair Programming
14 163 (7.09%) Asset Management
15 156 (6.78%) Migration
16 154 (6.70%) Continuous Delivery
17 147 (6.39%) Continuous Deployment
18 144 (6.26%) Deployment Automation
19 138 (6.00%) Kanban
20 125 (5.43%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 980 (42.61%) Java
2 759 (33.00%) Python
3 392 (17.04%) SQL
4 366 (15.91%) JavaScript
5 301 (13.09%) C#
6 298 (12.96%) Java 8
7 218 (9.48%) Bash Shell
8 146 (6.35%) PowerShell
9 138 (6.00%) TypeScript
10 122 (5.30%) Ruby
11 101 (4.39%) Go
12 91 (3.96%) Scala
13 84 (3.65%) R
14 72 (3.13%) Groovy
15 68 (2.96%) Perl
16 67 (2.91%) PHP
17 63 (2.74%) Shell Script
18 45 (1.96%) Kotlin
19 43 (1.87%) C++
20 37 (1.61%) ES6
Qualifications
1 355 (15.43%) Security Cleared
2 264 (11.48%) SC Cleared
3 75 (3.26%) Degree
4 65 (2.83%) DV Cleared
5 31 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
6 27 (1.17%) Computer Science Degree
7 24 (1.04%) CCA
8 21 (0.91%) AWS Certification
9 17 (0.74%) DBS Check
10 13 (0.57%) ISTQB
10 13 (0.57%) Sun Certification
11 11 (0.48%) Master's Degree
12 10 (0.43%) ISEB
13 7 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 7 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (0.22%) SANS
15 4 (0.17%) RHCE
16 3 (0.13%) OCP
16 3 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (4.78%) QA
2 15 (0.65%) SLA
3 7 (0.30%) GDPR
3 7 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (0.30%) WCAG
4 5 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (0.22%) HIPAA
5 3 (0.13%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.13%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.087%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.087%) HL7
6 2 (0.087%) NIST
6 2 (0.087%) PMO
7 1 (0.043%) DICOM
System Software
1 57 (2.48%) Active Directory
2 34 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (1.17%) Virtual Machines
4 17 (0.74%) vSphere
5 14 (0.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 11 (0.48%) Hyper-V
6 11 (0.48%) LXC
7 10 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
7 10 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (0.26%) Xen
9 5 (0.22%) HDFS
9 5 (0.22%) Samba
9 5 (0.22%) VirtualBox
9 5 (0.22%) VMware NSX
10 3 (0.13%) Apache Flume
10 3 (0.13%) Gluster
10 3 (0.13%) KVM
10 3 (0.13%) NFS
10 3 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.087%) NDS
Systems Management
1 1,489 (64.74%) Kubernetes
2 704 (30.61%) Terraform
3 515 (22.39%) Ansible
4 246 (10.70%) Puppet
5 191 (8.30%) Opscode Chef
6 92 (4.00%) Packer
7 75 (3.26%) Prometheus
8 54 (2.35%) Docker Swarm
9 51 (2.22%) Rancher
10 50 (2.17%) Grafana
11 32 (1.39%) Istio
11 32 (1.39%) Kibana
12 24 (1.04%) Consul
13 22 (0.96%) Salt
13 22 (0.96%) Zipkin
14 17 (0.74%) logstash
15 16 (0.70%) Nagios
16 15 (0.65%) ZABBIX
17 14 (0.61%) Mesos
18 11 (0.48%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 164 (7.13%) Google
2 157 (6.83%) Microsoft
3 104 (4.52%) Oracle
4 88 (3.83%) Red Hat
5 82 (3.57%) Cloudera
6 78 (3.39%) VMware
7 65 (2.83%) Hortonworks
8 48 (2.09%) Splunk
9 46 (2.00%) Atlassian
10 29 (1.26%) Databricks
11 24 (1.04%) New Relic
12 23 (1.00%) AppDynamics
13 21 (0.91%) Tableau
14 17 (0.74%) IBM
15 16 (0.70%) Sybase
16 15 (0.65%) StreamSets
17 13 (0.57%) SaltStack
18 12 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
18 12 (0.52%) SAP
19 10 (0.43%) Informatica