Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 86 266
Rank change year-on-year +35 +180 +403
Contract jobs citing Docker 3,880 2,436 909
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 4.16% 2.74% 0.91%
As % of the System Software category 32.41% 22.69% 9.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,932 1,751 698
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +25.00%
10th Percentile £406 £373 £399
90th Percentile £650 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 1
England median hourly rate £45.00 £46.75 £62.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% -25.20% +66.67%
10th Percentile £37.50 £42.18 £61.25
90th Percentile £50.50 £50.73 £63.75
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £46.75 £62.50
% change year-on-year -3.74% -25.20% +66.67%

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 11,970 10,734 10,074
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.85% 12.07% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,893 6,741 5,994
England median daily rate £450 £418 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +7.74% +7.64%
10th Percentile £163 £165 £160
90th Percentile £625 £588 £563
UK median daily rate £450 £403 £375
% change year-on-year +11.80% +7.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 635 754 1,057
England median hourly rate £16.22 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.34% +6.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.07 £43.28 £40.25
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £15.85 £15.00
% change year-on-year +0.95% +5.67% -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 23 February 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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +17 2,513 £550 +6.80% 624
South East +72 462 £488 +2.63% 133
North of England +73 390 £475 +11.76% 153
Yorkshire +24 203 £450 - 62
Midlands +37 198 £500 +11.11% 86
South West +38 180 £500 +16.82% 59
East of England +49 162 £500 -9.01% 81
North West +62 158 £491 +17.31% 85
East Midlands +21 103 £479 +16.12% 44
West Midlands +32 91 £500 +8.70% 42
North East +62 36 £580 +36.47% 6
Docker
UK

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 2,249 (57.96%) DevOps
2 2,016 (51.96%) Agile Software Development
3 1,740 (44.85%) Amazon AWS
4 1,710 (44.07%) Java
5 1,647 (42.45%) Jenkins
6 1,493 (38.48%) Linux
7 1,391 (35.85%) Ansible
8 1,317 (33.94%) Python
9 1,266 (32.63%) Kubernetes
10 1,212 (31.24%) Git (software)
11 1,044 (26.91%) Puppet
12 980 (25.26%) Continuous Integration
13 893 (23.02%) Microservices
14 891 (22.96%) JavaScript
15 877 (22.60%) TDD
16 774 (19.95%) Terraform
17 740 (19.07%) Opscode Chef
18 722 (18.61%) Node.js
19 626 (16.13%) Bash Shell
20 610 (15.72%) Configuration Management
21 586 (15.10%) Web Services
22 567 (14.61%) JIRA
23 561 (14.46%) Ruby
24 558 (14.38%) Finance
25 548 (14.12%) Microsoft Azure
26 540 (13.92%) Scrum
27 525 (13.53%) Test Automation
28 512 (13.20%) BDD
29 510 (13.14%) Continuous Delivery
30 503 (12.96%) NoSQL

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
1 394 (10.15%) Confluence
2 298 (7.68%) Apache
3 261 (6.73%) Elasticsearch
4 221 (5.70%) nginx
5 207 (5.34%) Tomcat
6 201 (5.18%) Apache Spark
7 158 (4.07%) Cloud Foundry
8 103 (2.65%) OpenStack
9 102 (2.63%) JBoss
10 57 (1.47%) WebLogic
11 43 (1.11%) Apache Solr
11 43 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 36 (0.93%) CMS
13 32 (0.82%) Apache Pig
13 32 (0.82%) WebSphere
14 25 (0.64%) Mule
15 23 (0.59%) IIS
16 22 (0.57%) Jetty
16 22 (0.57%) Mule ESB
17 15 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 18 (0.46%) HipChat
2 15 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.18%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.13%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.10%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.077%) GIMP
7 1 (0.026%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.026%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 46 (1.19%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (0.15%) WebTrends
3 3 (0.077%) Magento
3 3 (0.077%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.077%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.052%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.052%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.026%) Loan IQ
5 1 (0.026%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 1,740 (44.85%) Amazon AWS
2 548 (14.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 299 (7.71%) Amazon EC2
4 250 (6.44%) GitHub
5 236 (6.08%) PaaS
6 233 (6.01%) Serverless
7 228 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
8 227 (5.85%) Amazon S3
9 188 (4.85%) Google Cloud Platform
10 178 (4.59%) AWS Lambda
11 174 (4.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 169 (4.36%) IaaS
12 169 (4.36%) OpenShift
13 118 (3.04%) Route 53
14 101 (2.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 98 (2.53%) npm
16 92 (2.37%) SaaS
17 74 (1.91%) Amazon ELB
18 73 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
19 61 (1.57%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 216 (5.57%) HTTP
2 205 (5.28%) TCP/IP
3 171 (4.41%) Firewall
4 131 (3.38%) DNS
5 122 (3.14%) SSL
6 85 (2.19%) Internet
7 55 (1.42%) Network Security
8 52 (1.34%) VPN
9 49 (1.26%) Kerberos
10 39 (1.01%) FTP
11 27 (0.70%) DHCP
12 25 (0.64%) SSH
13 22 (0.57%) DSL
14 18 (0.46%) SAN
15 17 (0.44%) LAN
15 17 (0.44%) OpenLDAP
15 17 (0.44%) WAN
16 15 (0.39%) SMS
17 14 (0.36%) SMTP
17 14 (0.36%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 503 (12.96%) NoSQL
2 458 (11.80%) MongoDB
3 435 (11.21%) PostgreSQL
4 308 (7.94%) Hadoop
5 291 (7.50%) Big Data
6 278 (7.16%) MySQL
7 202 (5.21%) Relational Database
8 186 (4.79%) SQL Server
9 176 (4.54%) Apache Cassandra
10 156 (4.02%) Amazon RDS
11 149 (3.84%) Redis
12 107 (2.76%) RDBMS
13 74 (1.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 67 (1.73%) Apache Hive
15 52 (1.34%) HBase
16 44 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
17 43 (1.11%) DB2
18 34 (0.88%) Oracle Database
19 30 (0.77%) Couchbase
20 29 (0.75%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1,647 (42.45%) Jenkins
2 1,212 (31.24%) Git (software)
3 567 (14.61%) JIRA
4 408 (10.52%) Maven
5 269 (6.93%) Sonatype Nexus
6 229 (5.90%) Cucumber
7 212 (5.46%) Selenium
8 188 (4.85%) Bitbucket
9 179 (4.61%) JUnit
10 178 (4.59%) Gradle
11 161 (4.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 157 (4.05%) TeamCity
13 154 (3.97%) Artifactory
14 146 (3.76%) SonarQube
15 139 (3.58%) webpack
16 134 (3.45%) GitLab
17 123 (3.17%) Subversion
18 113 (2.91%) gulp
19 111 (2.86%) Vagrant
20 95 (2.45%) Gerrit
General
1 558 (14.38%) Finance
2 278 (7.16%) Banking
3 103 (2.65%) Retail
4 82 (2.11%) Marketing
5 74 (1.91%) Telecoms
6 62 (1.60%) Investment Banking
7 60 (1.55%) Publishing
8 55 (1.42%) Games
9 42 (1.08%) Advertising
10 31 (0.80%) Front Office
11 30 (0.77%) Manufacturing
12 27 (0.70%) Electronics
13 22 (0.57%) Financial Institution
14 16 (0.41%) Retail Banking
15 15 (0.39%) Law
16 13 (0.34%) Billing
17 11 (0.28%) Legal
18 8 (0.21%) Back Office
18 8 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
19 3 (0.077%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 1,393 (35.90%) Developer
2 1,388 (35.77%) DevOps Engineer
3 540 (13.92%) Java Developer
4 480 (12.37%) AWS Engineer
5 450 (11.60%) AWS DevOps
6 383 (9.87%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 221 (5.70%) Senior DevOps
8 216 (5.57%) JavaScript Developer
9 212 (5.46%) Architect
10 204 (5.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 201 (5.18%) Senior Developer
12 194 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
13 174 (4.48%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 156 (4.02%) Full Stack Developer
15 154 (3.97%) Kubernetes Engineer
16 153 (3.94%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 142 (3.66%) Node.js Developer
18 140 (3.61%) Consultant
18 140 (3.61%) React Developer
19 134 (3.45%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 722 (18.61%) Node.js
2 586 (15.10%) Web Services
3 495 (12.76%) Spring
4 491 (12.65%) CSS
5 483 (12.45%) REST
6 453 (11.68%) React
7 451 (11.62%) HTML
8 408 (10.52%) AngularJS
9 362 (9.33%) RESTful
10 321 (8.27%) Kafka
11 318 (8.20%) .NET
12 312 (8.04%) HTML5
13 270 (6.96%) JSON
14 261 (6.73%) Spring Boot
15 243 (6.26%) Elastic Stack
16 190 (4.90%) CSS3
17 185 (4.77%) SOAP
18 167 (4.30%) XML
19 165 (4.25%) Hibernate
20 161 (4.15%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 213 (5.49%) Greenfield Project
2 134 (3.45%) Fintech
2 134 (3.45%) Public Cloud
3 119 (3.07%) Analytical Skills
4 96 (2.47%) Mobile App
5 93 (2.40%) Linux Command Line
6 80 (2.06%) User Experience
7 79 (2.04%) iPad
8 73 (1.88%) Algorithms
9 71 (1.83%) Computer Science
9 71 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
10 65 (1.68%) Data Centre
11 57 (1.47%) Clustering
12 39 (1.01%) Cloud Native
12 39 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
13 33 (0.85%) Private Cloud
14 31 (0.80%) Data Structures
15 28 (0.72%) Derivative
16 27 (0.70%) Social Media
16 27 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1,493 (38.48%) Linux
2 438 (11.29%) Unix
3 320 (8.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 306 (7.89%) Windows
5 223 (5.75%) CentOS
6 106 (2.73%) Ubuntu
7 65 (1.68%) Windows Server
8 64 (1.65%) CoreOS
9 56 (1.44%) Android
9 56 (1.44%) Apple iOS
10 47 (1.21%) Mac OS X
11 36 (0.93%) Windows 10
12 34 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
13 28 (0.72%) Solaris
14 25 (0.64%) Windows 7
15 18 (0.46%) Debian
16 15 (0.39%) AIX
16 15 (0.39%) VMS
16 15 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
17 13 (0.34%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,249 (57.96%) DevOps
2 2,016 (51.96%) Agile Software Development
3 980 (25.26%) Continuous Integration
4 893 (23.02%) Microservices
5 877 (22.60%) TDD
6 610 (15.72%) Configuration Management
7 540 (13.92%) Scrum
8 525 (13.53%) Test Automation
9 512 (13.20%) BDD
10 510 (13.14%) Continuous Delivery
11 450 (11.60%) Open Source
12 384 (9.90%) Software Engineering
13 265 (6.83%) Mentoring
14 264 (6.80%) E-Commerce
15 261 (6.73%) Kanban
16 190 (4.90%) OO
17 180 (4.64%) Continuous Deployment
18 174 (4.48%) Pair Programming
19 169 (4.36%) MVC
20 167 (4.30%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,710 (44.07%) Java
2 1,317 (33.94%) Python
3 891 (22.96%) JavaScript
4 626 (16.13%) Bash Shell
5 561 (14.46%) Ruby
6 352 (9.07%) SQL
7 337 (8.69%) Scala
8 332 (8.56%) C#
9 330 (8.51%) Groovy
10 242 (6.24%) Go
11 219 (5.64%) Perl
12 197 (5.08%) ES6
13 182 (4.69%) PHP
14 168 (4.33%) Shell Script
15 150 (3.87%) TypeScript
16 123 (3.17%) PowerShell
17 67 (1.73%) C++
18 40 (1.03%) C
19 30 (0.77%) Apple Swift
20 27 (0.70%) R
Qualifications
1 421 (10.85%) Security Cleared
2 307 (7.91%) SC Cleared
3 94 (2.42%) Degree
4 50 (1.29%) AWS Certification
5 35 (0.90%) Computer Science Degree
6 20 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
7 17 (0.44%) Master's Degree
8 16 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
9 12 (0.31%) DBS Check
9 12 (0.31%) RHCE
10 11 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (0.23%) CISSP
11 9 (0.23%) DV Cleared
11 9 (0.23%) MCSE
12 8 (0.21%) PhD
12 8 (0.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (0.15%) CESG Certified Professional
13 6 (0.15%) CLAS
14 4 (0.10%) OCP
14 4 (0.10%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (3.45%) QA
2 67 (1.73%) GCP
3 23 (0.59%) PCI DSS
4 15 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
4 15 (0.39%) GDPR
5 8 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.15%) JSP 440
6 6 (0.15%) PMO
6 6 (0.15%) RMADS
7 5 (0.13%) SLA
8 4 (0.10%) PSD2
9 3 (0.077%) TickIT
10 2 (0.052%) OASIS TOSCA
11 1 (0.026%) HL7
11 1 (0.026%) SEPA
11 1 (0.026%) WCAG
System Software
1 76 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 71 (1.83%) Active Directory
3 68 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
4 43 (1.11%) HDFS
5 36 (0.93%) Apache Flume
6 18 (0.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 18 (0.46%) vCloud
7 17 (0.44%) Xen
8 16 (0.41%) Hyper-V
8 16 (0.41%) LXC
8 16 (0.41%) Squid
9 13 (0.34%) etcd
10 12 (0.31%) flannel
11 11 (0.28%) Postfix
11 11 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
12 9 (0.23%) KVM
12 9 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (0.18%) Gluster
13 7 (0.18%) RHEV
13 7 (0.18%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1,391 (35.85%) Ansible
2 1,266 (32.63%) Kubernetes
3 1,044 (26.91%) Puppet
4 774 (19.95%) Terraform
5 740 (19.07%) Opscode Chef
6 174 (4.48%) Kibana
7 163 (4.20%) Mesos
8 156 (4.02%) logstash
9 119 (3.07%) Rancher
10 113 (2.91%) Docker Swarm
11 111 (2.86%) Grafana
12 107 (2.76%) Packer
13 103 (2.65%) Prometheus
14 92 (2.37%) Nagios
15 81 (2.09%) Consul
16 71 (1.83%) ZABBIX
17 52 (1.34%) Salt
18 43 (1.11%) HAProxy
19 36 (0.93%) Icinga
20 32 (0.82%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 250 (6.44%) Red Hat
2 237 (6.11%) Oracle
3 224 (5.77%) Google
4 208 (5.36%) Splunk
5 191 (4.92%) Atlassian
6 141 (3.63%) Microsoft
7 132 (3.40%) VMware
8 72 (1.86%) SaltStack
9 68 (1.75%) AppDynamics
10 60 (1.55%) IBM
11 58 (1.49%) New Relic
12 36 (0.93%) Hortonworks
13 35 (0.90%) SAP
14 27 (0.70%) Cloudera
14 27 (0.70%) F5
15 26 (0.67%) webMethods
16 24 (0.62%) ATG
17 22 (0.57%) ServiceNow
18 21 (0.54%) Capita
19 20 (0.52%) Rackspace