Period
to 20 August 2019

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 20 August 2019 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
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 30 43 69
Rank change year-on-year +13 +26 +64
Contract jobs citing Docker 5,098 4,965 2,949
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 6.21% 5.32% 3.34%
As % of the System Software category 39.58% 36.87% 28.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,729 3,593 2,213
England median daily rate £539 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £410 £381 £375
90th Percentile £675 £675 £630
UK median daily rate £538 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 13 4
England median hourly rate £44.57 £55.00 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.97% +17.02% -
10th Percentile £35.00 £35.75 £37.40
90th Percentile £67.25 £73.75 £58.78
UK median hourly rate £44.57 £55.00 £47.00
% change year-on-year -18.97% +17.02% -

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 12,879 13,468 10,526
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.68% 14.43% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,625 8,752 6,803
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £182 £185 £175
90th Percentile £638 £625 £594
UK median daily rate £467 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 535 804 594
England median hourly rate £16.75 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.52% +3.13% +1.47%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.00 £10.38
90th Percentile £47.83 £45.10 £45.95
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £16.17 £16.00
% change year-on-year +5.17% +1.03% -3.03%

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 20 August 2019.

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 20 August 2019.

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 20 August 2019. 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 +8 3,140 £550 - 882
North of England +10 604 £475 +6.74% 225
South East +21 601 £495 +4.21% 211
South West +21 361 £525 +16.67% 114
North West +25 303 £500 +11.11% 138
Yorkshire -3 250 £475 +8.57% 77
Midlands +3 247 £475 +5.56% 120
West Midlands +3 145 £495 +2.64% 74
East of England +9 135 £525 +5.00% 97
East Midlands +4 98 £420 -1.18% 46
North East -8 50 £458 +8.28% 11
Docker
UK

For the 6 months to 20 August 2019, 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 2,838 (55.67%) Kubernetes
2 2,808 (55.08%) DevOps
3 2,460 (48.25%) Amazon AWS
4 2,412 (47.31%) Agile Software Development
5 1,986 (38.96%) Java
6 1,652 (32.40%) Jenkins
7 1,609 (31.56%) Microservices
8 1,576 (30.91%) Linux
9 1,563 (30.66%) Python
10 1,395 (27.36%) Ansible
11 1,350 (26.48%) Microsoft Azure
12 1,326 (26.01%) Terraform
13 1,255 (24.62%) Git (software)
14 1,059 (20.77%) JavaScript
15 859 (16.85%) Finance
16 851 (16.69%) TDD
17 774 (15.18%) Node.js
18 735 (14.42%) Continuous Integration
19 723 (14.18%) Scrum
20 717 (14.06%) Puppet
21 691 (13.55%) SQL
22 673 (13.20%) AngularJS
23 629 (12.34%) Web Services
24 599 (11.75%) Spring
25 582 (11.42%) Software Engineering
26 578 (11.34%) Test Automation
26 578 (11.34%) Google Cloud Platform
27 575 (11.28%) JIRA
28 547 (10.73%) Java 8
29 542 (10.63%) Kafka

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
1 398 (7.81%) Confluence
2 295 (5.79%) Elasticsearch
3 266 (5.22%) Apache Spark
4 235 (4.61%) Apache
5 188 (3.69%) nginx
6 131 (2.57%) OpenStack
7 100 (1.96%) Tomcat
8 95 (1.86%) JBoss
9 54 (1.06%) Cloud Foundry
10 49 (0.96%) IIS
11 44 (0.86%) CMS
11 44 (0.86%) WebSphere
12 39 (0.77%) Apache Solr
13 30 (0.59%) WordPress
14 28 (0.55%) GeoServer
14 28 (0.55%) WebLogic
15 27 (0.53%) Jupyter
16 26 (0.51%) Apache Airflow
17 19 (0.37%) Drupal
18 18 (0.35%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 12 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (0.20%) Photoshop
3 7 (0.14%) GIMP
4 5 (0.098%) Chatbot
5 4 (0.078%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (0.039%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.020%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.020%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (0.26%) Distributed Ledger
2 12 (0.24%) assyst
3 8 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.14%) Magento
4 7 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
5 6 (0.12%) NetSuite
5 6 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
6 4 (0.078%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.059%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.039%) Actimize
9 1 (0.020%) CA PPM
9 1 (0.020%) Fredhopper
9 1 (0.020%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 2,460 (48.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1,350 (26.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 578 (11.34%) Google Cloud Platform
4 500 (9.81%) OpenShift
5 485 (9.51%) Serverless
6 396 (7.77%) Amazon EC2
7 385 (7.55%) Amazon S3
8 371 (7.28%) AWS Lambda
9 366 (7.18%) GitHub
10 357 (7.00%) AWS CloudFormation
11 233 (4.57%) Amazon ECS
12 217 (4.26%) PaaS
13 180 (3.53%) Amazon SQS
14 145 (2.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 131 (2.57%) IaaS
16 125 (2.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 114 (2.24%) Route 53
18 107 (2.10%) npm
19 102 (2.00%) SaaS
20 80 (1.57%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 176 (3.45%) HTTP
2 109 (2.14%) DNS
3 96 (1.88%) TCP/IP
4 95 (1.86%) SSL
5 89 (1.75%) Firewall
6 81 (1.59%) VPN
7 58 (1.14%) Internet
8 55 (1.08%) WAN
9 45 (0.88%) FTP
10 39 (0.77%) Network Security
11 36 (0.71%) LAN
12 31 (0.61%) Kerberos
12 31 (0.61%) OpenVPN
12 31 (0.61%) SAN
13 23 (0.45%) Intrusion Detection
14 22 (0.43%) DHCP
15 19 (0.37%) IPsec
15 19 (0.37%) VLAN
16 17 (0.33%) HTTPS
17 16 (0.31%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 453 (8.89%) PostgreSQL
2 445 (8.73%) MongoDB
3 438 (8.59%) NoSQL
4 400 (7.85%) MySQL
5 350 (6.87%) Big Data
6 322 (6.32%) Amazon RDS
7 289 (5.67%) Hadoop
8 251 (4.92%) SQL Server
9 225 (4.41%) Relational Database
10 194 (3.81%) Apache Cassandra
11 160 (3.14%) Redis
12 154 (3.02%) Amazon Redshift
13 110 (2.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 110 (2.16%) RDBMS
14 88 (1.73%) Apache Hive
15 75 (1.47%) Azure SQL Database
16 67 (1.31%) Data Lake
17 63 (1.24%) HBase
18 62 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
19 55 (1.08%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 1,652 (32.40%) Jenkins
2 1,255 (24.62%) Git (software)
3 575 (11.28%) JIRA
4 343 (6.73%) Maven
5 276 (5.41%) GitLab
6 244 (4.79%) Cucumber
7 219 (4.30%) Selenium
8 209 (4.10%) JUnit
9 207 (4.06%) Artifactory
10 197 (3.86%) Bitbucket
11 194 (3.81%) Sonatype Nexus
12 173 (3.39%) SonarQube
13 162 (3.18%) TeamCity
14 150 (2.94%) Mockito
15 125 (2.45%) Visual Studio Team System
16 119 (2.33%) gulp
17 113 (2.22%) Gradle
18 103 (2.02%) Travis CI
19 100 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 89 (1.75%) Jasmine
General
1 859 (16.85%) Finance
2 328 (6.43%) Banking
3 207 (4.06%) Public Sector
4 185 (3.63%) Front Office
5 153 (3.00%) Retail
6 64 (1.26%) Legal
7 59 (1.16%) Marketing
8 53 (1.04%) Games
9 48 (0.94%) Law
10 47 (0.92%) Telecoms
11 45 (0.88%) Investment Banking
12 39 (0.77%) Financial Institution
13 27 (0.53%) Manufacturing
14 22 (0.43%) Publishing
15 21 (0.41%) Retail Banking
16 20 (0.39%) Electronics
17 17 (0.33%) Automotive
18 15 (0.29%) Advertising
19 14 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
20 7 (0.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1,972 (38.68%) Developer
2 1,426 (27.97%) DevOps Engineer
3 736 (14.44%) Java Developer
4 508 (9.96%) AWS Engineer
5 396 (7.77%) AWS DevOps
6 360 (7.06%) Senior Developer
7 324 (6.36%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 310 (6.08%) Architect
9 294 (5.77%) Cloud Engineer
10 232 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
11 222 (4.35%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 208 (4.08%) AWS Developer
13 200 (3.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 195 (3.83%) Senior DevOps
15 185 (3.63%) Data Engineer
16 178 (3.49%) Software Engineer
17 174 (3.41%) React Developer
18 173 (3.39%) .NET Developer
18 173 (3.39%) Platform Engineer
19 171 (3.35%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 774 (15.18%) Node.js
2 673 (13.20%) AngularJS
3 629 (12.34%) Web Services
4 599 (11.75%) Spring
5 542 (10.63%) Kafka
6 515 (10.10%) React
7 512 (10.04%) .NET
8 471 (9.24%) REST
9 441 (8.65%) Spring Boot
10 384 (7.53%) HTML
11 383 (7.51%) CSS
12 359 (7.04%) RESTful
13 261 (5.12%) .NET Core
14 255 (5.00%) JSON
15 219 (4.30%) Elastic Stack
16 197 (3.86%) J2EE
17 183 (3.59%) HTML5
18 179 (3.51%) Redux
19 164 (3.22%) Vue.js
20 156 (3.06%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 340 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
2 145 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
3 139 (2.73%) Fixed Income
4 122 (2.39%) Public Cloud
5 115 (2.26%) Algorithms
6 112 (2.20%) Cloud Native
6 112 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
6 112 (2.20%) User Experience
7 92 (1.80%) Data Centre
8 80 (1.57%) Data Structures
8 80 (1.57%) Derivative
9 68 (1.33%) PKI
10 62 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
11 58 (1.14%) Mobile App
12 53 (1.04%) Data Protection Act
13 48 (0.94%) Self-Motivation
14 46 (0.90%) Private Cloud
15 43 (0.84%) Virtual Team
16 34 (0.67%) Management Information System
16 34 (0.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1,576 (30.91%) Linux
2 368 (7.22%) Unix
3 281 (5.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 275 (5.39%) Windows
5 141 (2.77%) CentOS
6 103 (2.02%) Ubuntu
7 96 (1.88%) Mac OS X
8 66 (1.29%) Windows Server
9 52 (1.02%) Apple iOS
10 40 (0.78%) Android
11 39 (0.77%) Solaris
12 17 (0.33%) VMS
13 13 (0.26%) AIX
14 12 (0.24%) Mesosphere
15 11 (0.22%) Debian
16 8 (0.16%) CoreOS
17 7 (0.14%) Windows 8
18 6 (0.12%) Fedora
19 4 (0.078%) Embedded Linux
19 4 (0.078%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,808 (55.08%) DevOps
2 2,412 (47.31%) Agile Software Development
3 1,609 (31.56%) Microservices
4 851 (16.69%) TDD
5 735 (14.42%) Continuous Integration
6 723 (14.18%) Scrum
7 582 (11.42%) Software Engineering
8 578 (11.34%) Test Automation
9 464 (9.10%) BDD
10 458 (8.98%) Configuration Management
11 453 (8.89%) Open Source
12 320 (6.28%) Infrastructure as Code
13 308 (6.04%) Fintech
14 297 (5.83%) Continuous Delivery
15 291 (5.71%) Kanban
16 286 (5.61%) Front End Development
17 275 (5.39%) Migration
18 273 (5.36%) Mentoring
19 266 (5.22%) Problem-Solving
20 255 (5.00%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1,986 (38.96%) Java
2 1,563 (30.66%) Python
3 1,059 (20.77%) JavaScript
4 691 (13.55%) SQL
5 547 (10.73%) Java 8
6 476 (9.34%) Bash Shell
7 464 (9.10%) C#
8 294 (5.77%) Ruby
9 260 (5.10%) Scala
10 257 (5.04%) Go
11 223 (4.37%) TypeScript
12 210 (4.12%) PowerShell
13 188 (3.69%) PHP
14 148 (2.90%) ES6
15 141 (2.77%) Shell Script
16 131 (2.57%) Perl
17 123 (2.41%) C++
18 108 (2.12%) Groovy
19 72 (1.41%) R
20 63 (1.24%) C
Qualifications
1 497 (9.75%) Security Cleared
2 371 (7.28%) SC Cleared
3 166 (3.26%) Degree
4 101 (1.98%) AWS Certification
5 76 (1.49%) DV Cleared
6 65 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
7 48 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
8 28 (0.55%) CISSP
9 19 (0.37%) DBS Check
10 17 (0.33%) Master's Degree
11 16 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
12 14 (0.27%) PhD
12 14 (0.27%) RHCE
13 13 (0.26%) IISP
14 12 (0.24%) CCA
15 11 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
16 10 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
16 10 (0.20%) RHCSA
17 9 (0.18%) SANS
18 6 (0.12%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 174 (3.41%) QA
2 29 (0.57%) PCI DSS
3 24 (0.47%) Data Quality
4 23 (0.45%) GDPR
5 20 (0.39%) SLA
6 15 (0.29%) NIST
7 14 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 10 (0.20%) PSD2
9 9 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
10 6 (0.12%) GxP
11 5 (0.098%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 4 (0.078%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 4 (0.078%) WCAG
13 1 (0.020%) HL7
13 1 (0.020%) NCSC
13 1 (0.020%) PMO
System Software
1 130 (2.55%) Active Directory
2 93 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
4 40 (0.78%) LXC
5 33 (0.65%) HDFS
6 24 (0.47%) Gluster
7 20 (0.39%) NFS
8 18 (0.35%) Hyper-V
9 17 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 17 (0.33%) KVM
9 17 (0.33%) vSphere
10 15 (0.29%) VirtualBox
11 14 (0.27%) Apache Flume
12 9 (0.18%) oVirt
13 8 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
14 7 (0.14%) vCloud
14 7 (0.14%) Xen
15 6 (0.12%) OpenAM
15 6 (0.12%) OpenDJ
15 6 (0.12%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2,838 (55.67%) Kubernetes
2 1,395 (27.36%) Ansible
3 1,326 (26.01%) Terraform
4 717 (14.06%) Puppet
5 481 (9.44%) Opscode Chef
6 187 (3.67%) Packer
7 168 (3.30%) Prometheus
8 166 (3.26%) Grafana
9 109 (2.14%) Consul
10 83 (1.63%) Docker Swarm
11 82 (1.61%) Kibana
12 78 (1.53%) Mesos
13 59 (1.16%) Marathon
14 52 (1.02%) Salt
15 48 (0.94%) logstash
16 41 (0.80%) HAProxy
16 41 (0.80%) Rancher
16 41 (0.80%) ZABBIX
17 38 (0.75%) Graphite
17 38 (0.75%) Nagios
Vendors
1 387 (7.59%) Google
2 278 (5.45%) Red Hat
3 260 (5.10%) Microsoft
4 227 (4.45%) Oracle
5 186 (3.65%) VMware
6 176 (3.45%) Splunk
7 163 (3.20%) Atlassian
8 62 (1.22%) Black Duck
9 58 (1.14%) Cloudera
10 56 (1.10%) New Relic
11 53 (1.04%) Cisco
12 47 (0.92%) SAP
13 46 (0.90%) Bloomberg
13 46 (0.90%) Reuters
14 45 (0.88%) IBM
15 39 (0.77%) Hortonworks
16 38 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
16 38 (0.75%) ServiceNow
17 34 (0.67%) SaltStack
18 31 (0.61%) Databricks