Period
to 23 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 May 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
England > London
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 29 59
Rank change year-on-year +9 +30 +58
Contract jobs citing Docker 3,209 2,867 1,512
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 7.97% 6.28% 3.84%
As % of the System Software category 50.58% 46.17% 34.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,425 2,255 1,124
London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £425 £425 £400
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
England median daily rate £538 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 0
London median hourly rate £42.50 £46.58 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.76% - -
England median hourly rate £43.53 £48.67 £46.75
% change year-on-year -10.55% +4.10% -

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 London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 6,345 6,210 4,379
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.76% 13.61% 11.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,602 4,579 3,058
London median daily rate £525 £500 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.95% +6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £203 £200
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 160 111
London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +1.25% +33.33%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.03 £12.88
90th Percentile £47.09 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £16.55 £16.19 £16.00
% change year-on-year +2.22% +1.19% +3.23%

Docker
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Docker as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Docker in London

Docker
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Docker in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Docker in London

Docker
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Docker in London over the 6 months to 23 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Docker in London

Docker
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Docker in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Docker in London

Docker
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Docker in London over the 6 months to 23 May 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Docker in London

Docker
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Docker within the London region over the 6 months to 23 May 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
Central London +9 821 £550 - 103
South London +2 144 £565 +2.73% 16
East London +6 117 £563 - 13
West London +2 101 £525 - 30
North London -8 1 £600 +26.32% 1
Docker
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 London region with a requirement for Docker.

1 1,904 (59.33%) Kubernetes
2 1,685 (52.51%) DevOps
3 1,540 (47.99%) Agile Software Development
4 1,463 (45.59%) Amazon AWS
5 1,292 (40.26%) Java
6 1,041 (32.44%) Python
7 1,020 (31.79%) Microservices
8 1,007 (31.38%) Jenkins
9 907 (28.26%) Terraform
10 853 (26.58%) Linux
11 844 (26.30%) Ansible
12 810 (25.24%) Microsoft Azure
13 734 (22.87%) Git (software)
14 688 (21.44%) JavaScript
15 657 (20.47%) TDD
16 651 (20.29%) Finance
17 525 (16.36%) Node.js
18 499 (15.55%) Kafka
19 475 (14.80%) SQL
20 440 (13.71%) Continuous Integration
21 422 (13.15%) Scrum
22 420 (13.09%) Spring
23 417 (12.99%) Web Services
24 405 (12.62%) Java 8
25 401 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
26 387 (12.06%) BDD
27 384 (11.97%) AngularJS
28 383 (11.94%) Puppet
29 377 (11.75%) Software Engineering
30 374 (11.65%) Test Automation

Docker
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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
1 273 (8.51%) Elasticsearch
2 254 (7.92%) Confluence
3 187 (5.83%) Apache Spark
4 134 (4.18%) nginx
5 113 (3.52%) Apache
6 65 (2.03%) OpenStack
7 47 (1.46%) Cloud Foundry
7 47 (1.46%) Tomcat
8 35 (1.09%) Apache Solr
9 28 (0.87%) CMS
9 28 (0.87%) WordPress
10 25 (0.78%) JBoss
10 25 (0.78%) WebSphere
11 21 (0.65%) Apache Airflow
12 18 (0.56%) WebLogic
13 16 (0.50%) IIS
14 10 (0.31%) SharePoint
15 9 (0.28%) Drupal
15 9 (0.28%) Oracle Coherence
16 8 (0.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (0.25%) Chatbot
3 3 (0.093%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.093%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.062%) GIMP
4 2 (0.062%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.031%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.031%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.031%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 22 (0.69%) Distributed Ledger
2 8 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.16%) Sentinel
4 4 (0.12%) Magento
5 3 (0.093%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.093%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.062%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.062%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.062%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.062%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.062%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.031%) assyst
7 1 (0.031%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 1,463 (45.59%) Amazon AWS
2 810 (25.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 401 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
4 324 (10.10%) Serverless
5 265 (8.26%) AWS Lambda
6 260 (8.10%) GitHub
7 249 (7.76%) Amazon S3
8 241 (7.51%) Amazon EC2
9 231 (7.20%) AWS CloudFormation
10 204 (6.36%) OpenShift
11 143 (4.46%) Amazon SQS
12 141 (4.39%) PaaS
13 87 (2.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 85 (2.65%) npm
15 80 (2.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 62 (1.93%) IaaS
17 60 (1.87%) Route 53
18 52 (1.62%) CloudFront
19 45 (1.40%) Datadog
20 44 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 87 (2.71%) HTTP
2 73 (2.27%) Firewall
2 73 (2.27%) TCP/IP
3 69 (2.15%) VPN
4 57 (1.78%) DNS
5 53 (1.65%) SSL
6 34 (1.06%) FTP
7 30 (0.93%) Internet
8 21 (0.65%) Kerberos
9 17 (0.53%) DHCP
10 16 (0.50%) IPsec
11 15 (0.47%) SAN
12 14 (0.44%) WAN
13 11 (0.34%) DSL
14 10 (0.31%) NAS
15 9 (0.28%) Network Security
16 7 (0.22%) AMQP
16 7 (0.22%) Cisco Nexus
16 7 (0.22%) LAN
17 6 (0.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 360 (11.22%) NoSQL
2 342 (10.66%) MongoDB
3 312 (9.72%) PostgreSQL
4 294 (9.16%) Big Data
5 243 (7.57%) MySQL
6 202 (6.29%) Redis
7 190 (5.92%) Amazon RDS
8 181 (5.64%) Hadoop
9 177 (5.52%) SQL Server
10 155 (4.83%) Apache Cassandra
11 121 (3.77%) Relational Database
12 98 (3.05%) Amazon Redshift
13 73 (2.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 54 (1.68%) Azure SQL Database
15 53 (1.65%) Blockchain
15 53 (1.65%) RDBMS
16 48 (1.50%) HBase
17 43 (1.34%) Data Lake
18 34 (1.06%) Apache Hive
19 30 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1,007 (31.38%) Jenkins
2 734 (22.87%) Git (software)
3 333 (10.38%) JIRA
4 259 (8.07%) Maven
5 216 (6.73%) Cucumber
6 168 (5.24%) GitLab
7 159 (4.95%) Selenium
8 156 (4.86%) Artifactory
9 127 (3.96%) Bitbucket
10 120 (3.74%) TeamCity
11 116 (3.61%) gulp
12 109 (3.40%) Gradle
13 106 (3.30%) JUnit
13 106 (3.30%) Sonatype Nexus
14 81 (2.52%) Jasmine
15 80 (2.49%) Mockito
15 80 (2.49%) SonarQube
16 70 (2.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 62 (1.93%) Travis CI
18 61 (1.90%) RStudio
General
1 651 (20.29%) Finance
2 279 (8.69%) Banking
3 110 (3.43%) Front Office
4 98 (3.05%) Retail
5 54 (1.68%) Legal
6 48 (1.50%) Marketing
7 45 (1.40%) Games
8 43 (1.34%) Investment Banking
9 36 (1.12%) Law
10 34 (1.06%) Financial Institution
11 32 (1.00%) Advertising
12 29 (0.90%) Telecoms
13 19 (0.59%) Manufacturing
14 15 (0.47%) Electronics
14 15 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
15 14 (0.44%) Back Office
16 13 (0.41%) Publishing
17 7 (0.22%) Automotive
17 7 (0.22%) Retail Banking
18 5 (0.16%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1,366 (42.57%) Developer
2 905 (28.20%) DevOps Engineer
3 515 (16.05%) Java Developer
4 316 (9.85%) Senior Developer
5 314 (9.78%) AWS Engineer
6 253 (7.88%) AWS DevOps
7 209 (6.51%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 186 (5.80%) AWS Developer
9 168 (5.24%) Architect
10 165 (5.14%) Full Stack Developer
11 159 (4.95%) Cloud Engineer
12 154 (4.80%) Senior Java Developer
13 141 (4.39%) Python Developer
14 140 (4.36%) Kubernetes Engineer
15 139 (4.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 132 (4.11%) Senior DevOps
17 124 (3.86%) Java Engineer
18 116 (3.61%) Data Engineer
18 116 (3.61%) React Developer
19 108 (3.37%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 525 (16.36%) Node.js
2 499 (15.55%) Kafka
3 420 (13.09%) Spring
4 417 (12.99%) Web Services
5 384 (11.97%) AngularJS
6 366 (11.41%) REST
7 317 (9.88%) React
8 303 (9.44%) Spring Boot
9 286 (8.91%) HTML
10 285 (8.88%) RESTful
11 257 (8.01%) .NET
12 254 (7.92%) CSS
13 169 (5.27%) Elastic Stack
14 158 (4.92%) JSON
15 136 (4.24%) HTML5
16 118 (3.68%) J2EE
17 110 (3.43%) Redux
18 108 (3.37%) Hibernate
19 105 (3.27%) RabbitMQ
20 103 (3.21%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 282 (8.79%) Greenfield Project
2 260 (8.10%) Fintech
3 87 (2.71%) User Experience
4 84 (2.62%) Algorithms
5 77 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
6 74 (2.31%) Fixed Income
7 72 (2.24%) Cloud Native
8 59 (1.84%) Data Structures
9 58 (1.81%) Public Cloud
10 49 (1.53%) Data Centre
11 48 (1.50%) Mobile App
12 43 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
13 42 (1.31%) Virtual Team
14 41 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
15 27 (0.84%) iPad
15 27 (0.84%) Self-Motivation
16 24 (0.75%) NHS
17 23 (0.72%) Private Cloud
18 21 (0.65%) PKI
19 20 (0.62%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 853 (26.58%) Linux
2 216 (6.73%) Unix
3 153 (4.77%) Windows
4 119 (3.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 75 (2.34%) CentOS
6 74 (2.31%) Ubuntu
7 47 (1.46%) Mac OS X
8 37 (1.15%) Apple iOS
9 36 (1.12%) Android
10 23 (0.72%) CoreOS
11 20 (0.62%) Windows Server
12 19 (0.59%) Solaris
13 16 (0.50%) VMS
14 8 (0.25%) Fedora
15 5 (0.16%) Mesosphere
16 3 (0.093%) Debian
16 3 (0.093%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.062%) Amazon Linux
17 2 (0.062%) DC/OS
17 2 (0.062%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,685 (52.51%) DevOps
2 1,540 (47.99%) Agile Software Development
3 1,020 (31.79%) Microservices
4 657 (20.47%) TDD
5 440 (13.71%) Continuous Integration
6 422 (13.15%) Scrum
7 387 (12.06%) BDD
8 377 (11.75%) Software Engineering
9 374 (11.65%) Test Automation
10 327 (10.19%) Open Source
11 286 (8.91%) Configuration Management
12 201 (6.26%) Continuous Delivery
13 190 (5.92%) Front End Development
14 183 (5.70%) Infrastructure as Code
15 167 (5.20%) Kanban
15 167 (5.20%) Pair Programming
16 165 (5.14%) Machine Learning
17 159 (4.95%) Continuous Deployment
18 149 (4.64%) Mentoring
19 146 (4.55%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1,292 (40.26%) Java
2 1,041 (32.44%) Python
3 688 (21.44%) JavaScript
4 475 (14.80%) SQL
5 405 (12.62%) Java 8
6 327 (10.19%) Bash Shell
7 267 (8.32%) Ruby
8 241 (7.51%) C#
9 213 (6.64%) Go
9 213 (6.64%) Scala
10 166 (5.17%) TypeScript
11 162 (5.05%) ES6
12 134 (4.18%) PowerShell
13 91 (2.84%) Groovy
13 91 (2.84%) PHP
14 77 (2.40%) Perl
15 71 (2.21%) Shell Script
16 68 (2.12%) C++
17 38 (1.18%) Kotlin
18 30 (0.93%) C
Qualifications
1 263 (8.20%) Security Cleared
2 206 (6.42%) SC Cleared
3 89 (2.77%) Degree
4 48 (1.50%) AWS Certification
5 37 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
6 34 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
7 20 (0.62%) DV Cleared
8 17 (0.53%) Master's Degree
9 16 (0.50%) DBS Check
10 11 (0.34%) CTC Cleared
11 9 (0.28%) Sun Certification
12 8 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.16%) BC Cleared
13 5 (0.16%) CCIE
13 5 (0.16%) CISSP
13 5 (0.16%) Numerate Degree
13 5 (0.16%) RHCE
14 4 (0.12%) PhD
15 3 (0.093%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (3.15%) QA
2 17 (0.53%) Data Quality
3 12 (0.37%) GDPR
4 8 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.19%) SLA
6 4 (0.12%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.12%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.093%) PMO
7 3 (0.093%) PSD2
8 2 (0.062%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.031%) FATCA
System Software
1 84 (2.62%) Virtual Machines
2 51 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (1.43%) Active Directory
4 27 (0.84%) HDFS
5 18 (0.56%) etcd
6 17 (0.53%) Ceph
6 17 (0.53%) flannel
6 17 (0.53%) SkyDNS
7 14 (0.44%) GlusterFS
8 13 (0.41%) Apache Flume
8 13 (0.41%) KVM
9 8 (0.25%) Hyper-V
10 7 (0.22%) LXC
10 7 (0.22%) vCloud
11 6 (0.19%) NFS
12 5 (0.16%) Squid
12 5 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (0.16%) VMware NSX
12 5 (0.16%) Xen
13 4 (0.12%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1,904 (59.33%) Kubernetes
2 907 (28.26%) Terraform
3 844 (26.30%) Ansible
4 383 (11.94%) Puppet
5 246 (7.67%) Opscode Chef
6 105 (3.27%) Prometheus
7 88 (2.74%) Grafana
8 85 (2.65%) Packer
9 74 (2.31%) Kibana
10 65 (2.03%) Mesos
11 64 (1.99%) Consul
12 63 (1.96%) Docker Swarm
13 59 (1.84%) logstash
14 50 (1.56%) Nagios
15 40 (1.25%) Sysdig
16 36 (1.12%) Marathon
17 34 (1.06%) HAProxy
18 32 (1.00%) Graphite
18 32 (1.00%) Rancher
19 31 (0.97%) Istio
Vendors
1 294 (9.16%) Google
2 142 (4.43%) Microsoft
3 139 (4.33%) Red Hat
4 116 (3.61%) Oracle
5 108 (3.37%) Atlassian
6 102 (3.18%) Splunk
7 77 (2.40%) VMware
8 72 (2.24%) New Relic
9 46 (1.43%) SaltStack
10 29 (0.90%) MuleSoft
10 29 (0.90%) SAP
11 21 (0.65%) Hortonworks
11 21 (0.65%) ServiceNow
11 21 (0.65%) Talend
12 19 (0.59%) IBM
13 18 (0.56%) F5
14 17 (0.53%) AppDynamics
14 17 (0.53%) EMC
14 17 (0.53%) Facebook
14 17 (0.53%) Salesforce.com