Period
to 22 November 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 22 November 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
22 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 34 36 56
Rank change year-on-year +2 +20 +45
Contract jobs citing Docker 4,156 5,650 3,641
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 5.54% 5.95% 3.84%
As % of the System Software category 35.82% 38.69% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,049 4,112 2,791
England median daily rate £550 £525 £524
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +0.19% +4.80%
10th Percentile £406 £400 £390
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
UK median daily rate £540 £525 £513
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 5 8
England median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -22.22% -
10th Percentile £35.00 £29.90 £35.00
90th Percentile £78.18 £62.40 £54.91
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year +3.23% -13.89% -

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 11,602 14,605 12,137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.47% 15.38% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,680 9,610 7,948
England median daily rate £450 £455 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.10% +7.06% +3.66%
10th Percentile £168 £185 £161
90th Percentile £638 £638 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 603 791 664
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.50 £10.40
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.75 £47.25
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +3.13%

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 22 November 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 22 November 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 22 November 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 -1 2,536 £550 - 853
North of England +1 493 £475 +5.56% 234
South East +3 442 £500 - 182
South West +15 357 £525 +10.53% 95
North West +20 249 £475 -5.00% 114
Midlands -16 183 £488 +8.33% 119
Yorkshire -7 182 £475 +5.56% 96
East of England -4 124 £500 - 127
West Midlands -25 104 £500 +11.11% 75
East Midlands -5 79 £416 -7.50% 44
North East -11 61 £455 -6.19% 24
Docker
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 2,285 (54.98%) Kubernetes
2 2,231 (53.68%) DevOps
3 1,836 (44.18%) AWS
4 1,832 (44.08%) Agile Software Development
5 1,555 (37.42%) Java
6 1,427 (34.34%) Python
7 1,377 (33.13%) Microservices
8 1,246 (29.98%) Jenkins
9 1,201 (28.90%) Linux
10 1,178 (28.34%) Azure
11 1,093 (26.30%) Ansible
12 1,088 (26.18%) Terraform
13 1,026 (24.69%) Git (software)
14 863 (20.77%) JavaScript
15 656 (15.78%) Node.js
16 626 (15.06%) TDD
17 620 (14.92%) Finance
18 584 (14.05%) Continuous Integration
19 582 (14.00%) Puppet
20 578 (13.91%) Scrum
21 560 (13.47%) SQL
22 528 (12.70%) Spring
23 524 (12.61%) GCP
24 487 (11.72%) Software Engineering
25 486 (11.69%) AngularJS
26 484 (11.65%) Web Services
27 480 (11.55%) REST
28 477 (11.48%) Security Cleared
29 472 (11.36%) Test Automation
30 466 (11.21%) C#

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
1 291 (7.00%) Confluence
2 225 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
3 195 (4.69%) Apache Spark
4 186 (4.48%) Apache
5 129 (3.10%) nginx
6 67 (1.61%) JBoss
7 65 (1.56%) OpenStack
8 64 (1.54%) Tomcat
9 54 (1.30%) IIS
10 44 (1.06%) Cloud Foundry
11 41 (0.99%) WebLogic
12 29 (0.70%) CMS
13 24 (0.58%) Apache Airflow
13 24 (0.58%) Jupyter
14 23 (0.55%) WebSphere
15 20 (0.48%) GeoServer
16 15 (0.36%) ArcGIS
16 15 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 14 (0.34%) Mule
18 11 (0.26%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 18 (0.43%) Photoshop
2 15 (0.36%) GIMP
3 4 (0.096%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.096%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.048%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.024%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.024%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.024%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (0.14%) Magento
2 6 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 6 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.072%) CA PPM
4 3 (0.072%) Distributed Ledger
4 3 (0.072%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.048%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.048%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.024%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.024%) Finacle
6 1 (0.024%) RMDS
6 1 (0.024%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 1,836 (44.18%) AWS
2 1,178 (28.34%) Azure
3 524 (12.61%) GCP
4 369 (8.88%) Serverless
5 326 (7.84%) OpenShift
6 304 (7.31%) GitHub
7 269 (6.47%) AWS Lambda
8 252 (6.06%) Amazon EC2
9 244 (5.87%) AWS CloudFormation
10 238 (5.73%) Amazon S3
11 176 (4.23%) PaaS
12 156 (3.75%) Amazon ECS
13 114 (2.74%) IaaS
14 112 (2.69%) Amazon SQS
15 108 (2.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 103 (2.48%) SaaS
17 83 (2.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 81 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
19 59 (1.42%) Amazon Kinesis
20 57 (1.37%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 103 (2.48%) HTTP
2 79 (1.90%) DNS
2 79 (1.90%) VPN
3 76 (1.83%) Firewall
4 66 (1.59%) TCP/IP
5 55 (1.32%) SSL
6 44 (1.06%) Internet
7 42 (1.01%) Network Security
8 30 (0.72%) WAN
9 29 (0.70%) FTP
10 21 (0.51%) Kerberos
11 20 (0.48%) Intrusion Detection
12 18 (0.43%) SAN
13 17 (0.41%) VLAN
14 16 (0.38%) LAN
14 16 (0.38%) SSH
15 14 (0.34%) DHCP
15 14 (0.34%) OpenVPN
16 12 (0.29%) DSL
16 12 (0.29%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 376 (9.05%) PostgreSQL
2 302 (7.27%) NoSQL
3 301 (7.24%) MySQL
4 271 (6.52%) MongoDB
5 250 (6.02%) Big Data
6 226 (5.44%) Hadoop
7 203 (4.88%) Amazon RDS
8 181 (4.36%) SQL Server
9 161 (3.87%) Relational Database
10 125 (3.01%) Redis
11 114 (2.74%) Apache Cassandra
12 103 (2.48%) Amazon Redshift
13 80 (1.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 71 (1.71%) Apache Hive
15 58 (1.40%) RDBMS
16 55 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
17 44 (1.06%) Azure SQL Database
17 44 (1.06%) Data Lake
18 43 (1.03%) BigQuery
19 42 (1.01%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1,246 (29.98%) Jenkins
2 1,026 (24.69%) Git (software)
3 410 (9.87%) JIRA
4 243 (5.85%) GitLab
5 221 (5.32%) Maven
6 178 (4.28%) Selenium
7 174 (4.19%) Cucumber
8 163 (3.92%) Bitbucket
9 138 (3.32%) JUnit
10 134 (3.22%) TeamCity
11 121 (2.91%) SonarQube
12 118 (2.84%) Artifactory
13 116 (2.79%) Sonatype Nexus
14 107 (2.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 106 (2.55%) Gradle
16 104 (2.50%) Visual Studio Team System
17 96 (2.31%) Mockito
18 93 (2.24%) gulp
19 77 (1.85%) CircleCI
20 72 (1.73%) Travis CI
General
1 620 (14.92%) Finance
2 282 (6.79%) Banking
3 166 (3.99%) Public Sector
4 148 (3.56%) Front Office
5 106 (2.55%) Retail
6 48 (1.15%) Telecoms
7 47 (1.13%) Legal
8 44 (1.06%) Games
8 44 (1.06%) Investment Banking
9 43 (1.03%) Marketing
10 41 (0.99%) Law
11 29 (0.70%) Manufacturing
11 29 (0.70%) Publishing
12 22 (0.53%) Retail Banking
13 21 (0.51%) Electronics
14 20 (0.48%) Financial Institution
15 15 (0.36%) Automotive
16 13 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.096%) Corporate Banking
17 4 (0.096%) Military
Job Titles
1 1,607 (38.67%) Developer
2 1,110 (26.71%) DevOps Engineer
3 542 (13.04%) Java Developer
4 372 (8.95%) AWS Engineer
5 285 (6.86%) AWS DevOps
6 256 (6.16%) Senior Developer
7 236 (5.68%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 232 (5.58%) Architect
9 190 (4.57%) Cloud Engineer
10 183 (4.40%) Senior DevOps
11 176 (4.23%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 173 (4.16%) Data Engineer
13 172 (4.14%) Python Developer
13 172 (4.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 157 (3.78%) Azure Engineer
15 154 (3.71%) Software Engineer
16 153 (3.68%) Azure DevOps
17 148 (3.56%) Full Stack Developer
18 146 (3.51%) React Developer
19 135 (3.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 656 (15.78%) Node.js
2 528 (12.70%) Spring
3 486 (11.69%) AngularJS
4 484 (11.65%) Web Services
5 480 (11.55%) REST
6 448 (10.78%) React
7 434 (10.44%) Kafka
8 388 (9.34%) .NET
9 378 (9.10%) Spring Boot
10 307 (7.39%) CSS
10 307 (7.39%) HTML
11 254 (6.11%) JSON
12 244 (5.87%) RESTful
13 214 (5.15%) .NET Core
14 157 (3.78%) Elastic Stack
15 151 (3.63%) Redux
16 137 (3.30%) GraphQL
17 131 (3.15%) XML
18 130 (3.13%) HTML5
19 120 (2.89%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 321 (7.72%) Greenfield Project
2 147 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
3 136 (3.27%) Public Cloud
4 120 (2.89%) Enterprise Software
5 113 (2.72%) Data Centre
6 103 (2.48%) Cloud Native
7 97 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
7 97 (2.33%) User Experience
8 93 (2.24%) Fixed Income
9 90 (2.17%) Algorithms
10 85 (2.05%) Derivative
11 67 (1.61%) PKI
12 54 (1.30%) Data Structures
13 51 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
14 43 (1.03%) Virtual Team
15 42 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
16 31 (0.75%) Mobile App
17 27 (0.65%) Replication
18 23 (0.55%) Clustering
19 19 (0.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1,201 (28.90%) Linux
2 290 (6.98%) Unix
3 275 (6.62%) Windows
4 192 (4.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 102 (2.45%) Windows Server
6 81 (1.95%) CentOS
6 81 (1.95%) Ubuntu
7 42 (1.01%) Android
8 38 (0.91%) Apple iOS
9 34 (0.82%) Mac OS X
10 18 (0.43%) Solaris
11 17 (0.41%) CoreOS
12 15 (0.36%) Debian
13 14 (0.34%) VMS
14 13 (0.31%) Mac OS
15 10 (0.24%) Embedded Linux
16 8 (0.19%) AIX
16 8 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
17 7 (0.17%) Windows 8
18 6 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,231 (53.68%) DevOps
2 1,832 (44.08%) Agile Software Development
3 1,377 (33.13%) Microservices
4 626 (15.06%) TDD
5 584 (14.05%) Continuous Integration
6 578 (13.91%) Scrum
7 487 (11.72%) Software Engineering
8 472 (11.36%) Test Automation
9 363 (8.73%) Configuration Management
10 339 (8.16%) Infrastructure as Code
11 322 (7.75%) Open Source
12 308 (7.41%) BDD
13 259 (6.23%) Kanban
14 251 (6.04%) Continuous Delivery
15 247 (5.94%) Migration
16 226 (5.44%) Problem-Solving
17 210 (5.05%) Front End Development
18 205 (4.93%) Mentoring
19 200 (4.81%) Fintech
20 191 (4.60%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1,555 (37.42%) Java
2 1,427 (34.34%) Python
3 863 (20.77%) JavaScript
4 560 (13.47%) SQL
5 466 (11.21%) C#
6 416 (10.01%) Bash Shell
7 366 (8.81%) Java 8
8 276 (6.64%) Ruby
9 255 (6.14%) TypeScript
10 235 (5.65%) Go
11 208 (5.00%) PowerShell
12 192 (4.62%) Scala
13 169 (4.07%) PHP
14 145 (3.49%) Shell Script
15 120 (2.89%) C++
16 115 (2.77%) Perl
17 93 (2.24%) ES6
18 84 (2.02%) R
19 83 (2.00%) Groovy
20 66 (1.59%) C
Qualifications
1 477 (11.48%) Security Cleared
2 359 (8.64%) SC Cleared
3 174 (4.19%) Degree
4 98 (2.36%) DV Cleared
5 81 (1.95%) AWS Certification
6 68 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
7 26 (0.63%) Master's Degree
8 25 (0.60%) CISSP
9 20 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
10 17 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (0.34%) CCA
11 14 (0.34%) PhD
12 13 (0.31%) IISP
12 13 (0.31%) MCSA
13 12 (0.29%) RHCE
14 10 (0.24%) ISTQB
15 8 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
15 8 (0.19%) DBS Check
15 8 (0.19%) ISEB
15 8 (0.19%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (3.37%) QA
2 33 (0.79%) PCI DSS
3 19 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (0.38%) Data Quality
5 15 (0.36%) SLA
6 13 (0.31%) NIST
6 13 (0.31%) WCAG
7 11 (0.26%) PSD2
8 7 (0.17%) GDPR
8 7 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (0.14%) GxP
10 5 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
11 4 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 4 (0.096%) NCSC
12 3 (0.072%) NIST 800
13 2 (0.048%) COBIT
13 2 (0.048%) HL7
14 1 (0.024%) PMO
System Software
1 101 (2.43%) Active Directory
2 95 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 77 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
4 33 (0.79%) Hyper-V
5 26 (0.63%) VirtualBox
5 26 (0.63%) vSphere
6 25 (0.60%) LXC
7 20 (0.48%) Gluster
7 20 (0.48%) NFS
8 18 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 12 (0.29%) GlusterFS
10 9 (0.22%) HDFS
11 8 (0.19%) oVirt
12 7 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (0.12%) Apache Flume
13 5 (0.12%) KVM
13 5 (0.12%) Snort
14 4 (0.096%) Varnish
14 4 (0.096%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 4 (0.096%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2,285 (54.98%) Kubernetes
2 1,093 (26.30%) Ansible
3 1,088 (26.18%) Terraform
4 582 (14.00%) Puppet
5 379 (9.12%) Opscode Chef
6 151 (3.63%) Packer
7 133 (3.20%) Prometheus
8 130 (3.13%) Grafana
9 87 (2.09%) Docker Swarm
10 82 (1.97%) Kibana
11 75 (1.80%) Consul
12 53 (1.28%) Salt
13 50 (1.20%) Mesos
14 43 (1.03%) Rancher
15 35 (0.84%) logstash
16 32 (0.77%) Marathon
16 32 (0.77%) Nagios
17 24 (0.58%) ZABBIX
18 21 (0.51%) Host Intrusion Detection System
18 21 (0.51%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 370 (8.90%) Google
2 269 (6.47%) Microsoft
3 169 (4.07%) VMware
4 162 (3.90%) Oracle
5 154 (3.71%) Splunk
6 148 (3.56%) Red Hat
7 101 (2.43%) Atlassian
8 69 (1.66%) Cloudera
9 51 (1.23%) New Relic
10 45 (1.08%) Cisco
11 44 (1.06%) Hortonworks
12 41 (0.99%) Bloomberg
12 41 (0.99%) Databricks
12 41 (0.99%) Reuters
13 38 (0.91%) IBM
14 37 (0.89%) SAP
15 33 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
16 32 (0.77%) SaltStack
17 25 (0.60%) Informatica
18 24 (0.58%) AppDynamics