Period
to 30 March 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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 33 32 46
Rank change year-on-year -1 +14 +37
Contract jobs citing Docker 3,136 5,508 4,210
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 5.55% 6.19% 4.49%
As % of the System Software category 35.75% 39.80% 34.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,369 4,096 3,169
Median daily rate £550 £538 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.33% +2.38% +5.00%
10th Percentile £406 £406 £400
90th Percentile £675 £675 £660
UK median daily rate £538 £530 £525
% change year-on-year +1.42% +0.95% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 6 15
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -22.22% -3.74%
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -22.22% -3.74%

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 8,773 13,838 12,256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.52% 15.56% 13.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,689 9,230 8,044
Median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £167 £187 £175
90th Percentile £638 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £465 £450
% change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 525 625 643
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.21 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.99% +1.28% -
10th Percentile £11.34 £10.82 £10.50
90th Percentile £45.00 £47.50 £46.00
Median hourly rate £17.88 £16.21 £15.86
% change year-on-year +10.31% +2.18% -0.88%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +1 1,909 £550 - 742
North of England +8 423 £488 -2.50% 220
South East -12 297 £500 - 201
South West -9 237 £525 +5.00% 85
North West +13 229 £500 -9.09% 129
Midlands -18 165 £475 - 94
Yorkshire -13 108 £500 +11.11% 71
West Midlands -22 100 £488 +3.72% 63
East of England +14 85 £500 -1.48% 100
North East +8 85 £430 -13.96% 20
East Midlands -12 61 £425 -10.53% 31
Docker
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 1,873 (59.73%) Kubernetes
2 1,695 (54.05%) DevOps
3 1,424 (45.41%) AWS
4 1,342 (42.79%) Agile Software Development
5 1,131 (36.07%) Java
6 1,071 (34.15%) Python
7 987 (31.47%) Terraform
8 944 (30.10%) Jenkins
9 934 (29.78%) Microservices
10 931 (29.69%) Azure
11 873 (27.84%) Linux
12 796 (25.38%) Ansible
13 724 (23.09%) Git (software)
14 549 (17.51%) JavaScript
15 496 (15.82%) Node.js
16 480 (15.31%) Continuous Integration
17 469 (14.96%) Security Cleared
18 460 (14.67%) Finance
19 449 (14.32%) Scrum
20 425 (13.55%) GCP
21 416 (13.27%) TDD
22 413 (13.17%) SQL
23 401 (12.79%) Puppet
24 400 (12.76%) REST
25 397 (12.66%) Spring
26 396 (12.63%) Test Automation
27 385 (12.28%) Software Engineering
28 380 (12.12%) Web Services
29 368 (11.73%) C#
30 356 (11.35%) SC Cleared

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
1 212 (6.76%) Elasticsearch
2 207 (6.60%) Confluence
3 105 (3.35%) Apache Spark
4 92 (2.93%) Apache
5 83 (2.65%) nginx
6 53 (1.69%) Tomcat
7 37 (1.18%) OpenStack
8 33 (1.05%) IIS
9 31 (0.99%) WebLogic
10 23 (0.73%) Cloud Foundry
11 22 (0.70%) Apache Airflow
12 21 (0.67%) Camunda
13 18 (0.57%) SAS
14 16 (0.51%) WebSphere
15 15 (0.48%) JBoss
16 12 (0.38%) CMS
17 9 (0.29%) Red Hat Fuse
18 7 (0.22%) Drupal
19 6 (0.19%) Jupyter
20 5 (0.16%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (0.096%) GIMP
1 3 (0.096%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (0.096%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.064%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.064%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.064%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.064%) Sketch
3 1 (0.032%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.032%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.032%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 12 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (0.19%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.13%) Magento
4 3 (0.096%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.096%) Eikon
4 3 (0.096%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.096%) Oracle Cash Management
4 3 (0.096%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.064%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 1 (0.032%) Actimize
6 1 (0.032%) Misys Midas
6 1 (0.032%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.032%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 1 (0.032%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.032%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1,424 (45.41%) AWS
2 931 (29.69%) Azure
3 425 (13.55%) GCP
4 339 (10.81%) Serverless
5 320 (10.20%) OpenShift
6 273 (8.71%) Amazon EC2
7 256 (8.16%) AWS CloudFormation
8 239 (7.62%) AWS Lambda
9 228 (7.27%) GitHub
10 216 (6.89%) Amazon S3
11 179 (5.71%) Amazon ECS
12 141 (4.50%) SaaS
13 109 (3.48%) PaaS
14 107 (3.41%) Amazon SQS
15 83 (2.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 71 (2.26%) IaaS
17 68 (2.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 65 (2.07%) Amazon EKS
19 51 (1.63%) npm
20 49 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 71 (2.26%) HTTP
2 62 (1.98%) TCP/IP
3 57 (1.82%) Firewall
4 56 (1.79%) DNS
5 53 (1.69%) VPN
6 46 (1.47%) SSL
7 20 (0.64%) Kerberos
8 16 (0.51%) DHCP
9 15 (0.48%) FTP
9 15 (0.48%) Network Security
10 13 (0.41%) DSL
10 13 (0.41%) Internet
11 11 (0.35%) SSH
12 10 (0.32%) Junos
12 10 (0.32%) VXLAN
13 9 (0.29%) HTTPS
14 8 (0.26%) WAN
14 8 (0.26%) Wireshark
15 7 (0.22%) LAN
16 6 (0.19%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 281 (8.96%) MySQL
2 220 (7.02%) NoSQL
3 215 (6.86%) MongoDB
4 214 (6.82%) Big Data
5 203 (6.47%) PostgreSQL
6 176 (5.61%) SQL Server
7 151 (4.82%) Amazon RDS
8 107 (3.41%) Amazon Redshift
9 106 (3.38%) Relational Database
10 103 (3.28%) Hadoop
11 98 (3.13%) Redis
12 74 (2.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 65 (2.07%) Apache Cassandra
14 35 (1.12%) MariaDB
15 34 (1.08%) RDBMS
16 33 (1.05%) Apache Hive
17 32 (1.02%) BigQuery
17 32 (1.02%) Data Lake
18 30 (0.96%) Azure SQL Database
19 29 (0.92%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 944 (30.10%) Jenkins
2 724 (23.09%) Git (software)
3 287 (9.15%) JIRA
4 245 (7.81%) GitLab
5 201 (6.41%) Maven
6 146 (4.66%) Artifactory
7 138 (4.40%) Bitbucket
8 137 (4.37%) JUnit
8 137 (4.37%) Selenium
9 132 (4.21%) Cucumber
10 122 (3.89%) Gradle
11 92 (2.93%) Mockito
12 88 (2.81%) SonarQube
13 77 (2.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 76 (2.42%) webpack
15 75 (2.39%) CircleCI
16 72 (2.30%) Octopus Deploy
16 72 (2.30%) TeamCity
17 63 (2.01%) gulp
18 55 (1.75%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 460 (14.67%) Finance
2 208 (6.63%) Public Sector
3 184 (5.87%) Banking
4 139 (4.43%) Front Office
5 66 (2.10%) Retail
6 55 (1.75%) Investment Banking
7 32 (1.02%) Telecoms
8 28 (0.89%) Marketing
9 23 (0.73%) Publishing
10 22 (0.70%) Games
11 15 (0.48%) Law
11 15 (0.48%) Manufacturing
12 12 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
13 11 (0.35%) Electronics
14 9 (0.29%) Legal
15 7 (0.22%) Advertising
16 6 (0.19%) Automotive
16 6 (0.19%) Back Office
17 5 (0.16%) Aerospace
17 5 (0.16%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1,255 (40.02%) Developer
2 868 (27.68%) DevOps Engineer
3 432 (13.78%) Java Developer
4 296 (9.44%) AWS Engineer
5 232 (7.40%) AWS DevOps
6 193 (6.15%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 177 (5.64%) Senior Developer
8 145 (4.62%) Architect
9 141 (4.50%) Cloud Engineer
10 140 (4.46%) React Developer
11 131 (4.18%) AWS Developer
11 131 (4.18%) Python Developer
12 128 (4.08%) Senior DevOps
13 118 (3.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 116 (3.70%) Azure Engineer
15 108 (3.44%) Full Stack Developer
15 108 (3.44%) Python Engineer
16 101 (3.22%) Data Engineer
17 99 (3.16%) Software Engineer
18 95 (3.03%) Kubernetes Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 496 (15.82%) Node.js
2 400 (12.76%) REST
3 397 (12.66%) Spring
4 380 (12.12%) Web Services
5 345 (11.00%) Spring Boot
6 343 (10.94%) React
7 319 (10.17%) Kafka
8 310 (9.89%) .NET
9 307 (9.79%) AngularJS
10 217 (6.92%) HTML
11 196 (6.25%) CSS
12 172 (5.48%) RESTful
13 150 (4.78%) Redux
14 138 (4.40%) Elastic Stack
15 135 (4.30%) JSON
16 133 (4.24%) SOAP
17 124 (3.95%) .NET Core
18 109 (3.48%) GraphQL
19 105 (3.35%) RabbitMQ
20 96 (3.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 259 (8.26%) Greenfield Project
2 131 (4.18%) Public Cloud
3 110 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
4 101 (3.22%) Cloud Native
5 97 (3.09%) Fixed Income
6 90 (2.87%) Data Centre
7 89 (2.84%) User Experience
8 84 (2.68%) Derivative
9 77 (2.46%) Equities
10 72 (2.30%) Linux Command Line
11 66 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
12 59 (1.88%) Algorithms
13 52 (1.66%) PKI
14 46 (1.47%) Mobile App
15 39 (1.24%) Self-Motivation
16 38 (1.21%) Blog
16 38 (1.21%) Hybrid Cloud
17 34 (1.08%) Data Structures
18 32 (1.02%) Hedge funds
19 31 (0.99%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 873 (27.84%) Linux
2 251 (8.00%) Windows
3 197 (6.28%) Unix
4 124 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 78 (2.49%) Windows Server
6 61 (1.95%) CentOS
7 60 (1.91%) Ubuntu
8 45 (1.43%) Android
9 31 (0.99%) Apple iOS
10 28 (0.89%) Mac OS X
11 22 (0.70%) Solaris
12 17 (0.54%) CoreOS
13 12 (0.38%) Mac OS
14 11 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
15 7 (0.22%) VMS
16 6 (0.19%) Debian
16 6 (0.19%) Windows 10
16 6 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
16 6 (0.19%) Windows Server 2016
17 5 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,695 (54.05%) DevOps
2 1,342 (42.79%) Agile Software Development
3 934 (29.78%) Microservices
4 480 (15.31%) Continuous Integration
5 449 (14.32%) Scrum
6 416 (13.27%) TDD
7 396 (12.63%) Test Automation
8 385 (12.28%) Software Engineering
9 327 (10.43%) Infrastructure as Code
10 284 (9.06%) Open Source
11 283 (9.02%) Configuration Management
12 242 (7.72%) BDD
13 223 (7.11%) Migration
14 203 (6.47%) Kanban
15 181 (5.77%) Continuous Delivery
16 165 (5.26%) Pair Programming
17 150 (4.78%) Mentoring
18 136 (4.34%) Analytics
19 134 (4.27%) Deployment Automation
20 133 (4.24%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 1,131 (36.07%) Java
2 1,071 (34.15%) Python
3 549 (17.51%) JavaScript
4 413 (13.17%) SQL
5 368 (11.73%) C#
6 317 (10.11%) Bash Shell
7 282 (8.99%) Java 8
8 223 (7.11%) PowerShell
9 213 (6.79%) Ruby
10 196 (6.25%) TypeScript
11 172 (5.48%) Go
12 127 (4.05%) PHP
13 99 (3.16%) Scala
14 97 (3.09%) Shell Script
15 95 (3.03%) R
16 87 (2.77%) Perl
17 83 (2.65%) C++
18 79 (2.52%) Groovy
19 67 (2.14%) ES6
20 46 (1.47%) C
Qualifications
1 469 (14.96%) Security Cleared
2 356 (11.35%) SC Cleared
3 111 (3.54%) Degree
4 83 (2.65%) DV Cleared
5 33 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
6 30 (0.96%) AWS Certification
7 23 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (0.57%) CCA
9 17 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
9 17 (0.54%) Master's Degree
10 14 (0.45%) MCSA
11 10 (0.32%) ISTQB
12 7 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (0.22%) DBS Check
12 7 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (0.22%) MCSE
12 7 (0.22%) SANS
13 6 (0.19%) CCNA
13 6 (0.19%) CISSP
13 6 (0.19%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (3.54%) QA
2 15 (0.48%) SLA
3 10 (0.32%) WCAG
4 7 (0.22%) NCSC
4 7 (0.22%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.13%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.096%) NIST
8 2 (0.064%) COBIT
8 2 (0.064%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.064%) GDPR
8 2 (0.064%) HL7
8 2 (0.064%) PMO
8 2 (0.064%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.032%) DICOM
System Software
1 68 (2.17%) Active Directory
2 56 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
3 55 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (0.70%) Hyper-V
5 19 (0.61%) LXC
6 15 (0.48%) vSphere
7 14 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 10 (0.32%) NFS
8 10 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
9 9 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (0.26%) VMware NSX
11 7 (0.22%) KVM
11 7 (0.22%) VirtualBox
12 6 (0.19%) HDFS
13 4 (0.13%) Gluster
13 4 (0.13%) GlusterFS
14 3 (0.096%) Virtual Servers
14 3 (0.096%) Xen
15 2 (0.064%) iptables
15 2 (0.064%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1,873 (59.73%) Kubernetes
2 987 (31.47%) Terraform
3 796 (25.38%) Ansible
4 401 (12.79%) Puppet
5 264 (8.42%) Opscode Chef
6 110 (3.51%) Packer
7 87 (2.77%) Docker Swarm
8 86 (2.74%) Prometheus
9 67 (2.14%) Grafana
10 61 (1.95%) Rancher
11 59 (1.88%) Kibana
12 44 (1.40%) Istio
13 39 (1.24%) Salt
14 32 (1.02%) Consul
15 31 (0.99%) Nagios
16 24 (0.77%) logstash
17 16 (0.51%) Host Intrusion Detection System
17 16 (0.51%) Mesos
17 16 (0.51%) Network Intrusion Detection System
18 15 (0.48%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 222 (7.08%) Google
2 208 (6.63%) Microsoft
3 114 (3.64%) Oracle
3 114 (3.64%) Red Hat
4 109 (3.48%) VMware
5 70 (2.23%) Splunk
6 68 (2.17%) Cloudera
7 67 (2.14%) Atlassian
8 58 (1.85%) Hortonworks
9 51 (1.63%) New Relic
10 26 (0.83%) Databricks
11 25 (0.80%) IBM
12 23 (0.73%) SAP
13 18 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
14 16 (0.51%) Tableau
15 14 (0.45%) Juniper
16 13 (0.41%) Cisco
16 13 (0.41%) ServiceNow
17 12 (0.38%) BEA
17 12 (0.38%) Confluent