Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 19 42 59
Rank change year-on-year +23 +17 +152
Contract jobs citing Docker 3,551 2,463 1,615
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 7.99% 5.30% 3.84%
As % of the System Software category 51.12% 41.97% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,720 1,987 1,187
London median daily rate £550 £538 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.33% +2.38% +5.00%
10th Percentile £425 £425 £413
90th Percentile £675 £663 £638
England median daily rate £540 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +2.86% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
London median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £42.75 -
% change year-on-year -18.13% - -

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 6,946 5,869 5,168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.64% 12.63% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,097 4,267 3,569
London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £205 £185 £200
90th Percentile £663 £638 £625
England median daily rate £475 £440 £413
% change year-on-year +7.95% +6.67% +8.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 138 147
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +9.72% +16.13%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.81 £12.50
90th Percentile £47.30 £47.96 £50.00
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.03
% change year-on-year -3.03% +2.96% +3.39%

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 17 January 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
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 17 January 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 +28 781 £575 +5.50% 290
South London +4 303 £550 - 19
East London +18 164 £575 +2.22% 42
West London +11 115 £550 +4.76% 162
North London -8 2 £700 +40.00% 5
Docker
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 1,949 (54.89%) Kubernetes
2 1,903 (53.59%) DevOps
3 1,713 (48.24%) Agile Software Development
4 1,606 (45.23%) Java
5 1,506 (42.41%) Amazon AWS
6 1,222 (34.41%) Jenkins
7 1,110 (31.26%) Python
8 1,098 (30.92%) Ansible
9 1,064 (29.96%) Microservices
10 958 (26.98%) Terraform
11 905 (25.49%) Git (software)
12 897 (25.26%) Linux
13 856 (24.11%) TDD
14 764 (21.52%) JavaScript
15 673 (18.95%) Microsoft Azure
16 596 (16.78%) Finance
17 584 (16.45%) Java 8
18 577 (16.25%) Spring
19 571 (16.08%) Node.js
20 568 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
21 543 (15.29%) Puppet
22 508 (14.31%) BDD
23 485 (13.66%) Kafka
24 454 (12.79%) Test Automation
25 452 (12.73%) Web Services
26 445 (12.53%) REST
27 441 (12.42%) Spring Boot
28 406 (11.43%) Bash Shell
28 406 (11.43%) Scrum
29 403 (11.35%) Opscode Chef

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
1 346 (9.74%) Elasticsearch
2 214 (6.03%) Confluence
3 158 (4.45%) Apache Spark
4 147 (4.14%) Apache
5 111 (3.13%) nginx
6 67 (1.89%) OpenStack
7 63 (1.77%) Cloud Foundry
8 58 (1.63%) CMS
9 56 (1.58%) Tomcat
10 49 (1.38%) Apache Solr
11 40 (1.13%) IIS
12 39 (1.10%) JBoss
13 37 (1.04%) WebSphere
14 35 (0.99%) WebLogic
15 29 (0.82%) MQSeries
16 20 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 15 (0.42%) Gunicorn
18 14 (0.39%) Oracle Coherence
19 12 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
20 11 (0.31%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 11 (0.31%) Photoshop
2 9 (0.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (0.14%) Chatbot
5 4 (0.11%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (0.056%) GIMP
6 2 (0.056%) HipChat
6 2 (0.056%) InVision
Business Applications
1 16 (0.45%) Distributed Ledger
2 10 (0.28%) Sentinel
3 8 (0.23%) SAP Hybris
4 6 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.11%) SAP MM
5 4 (0.11%) SAP R/3
6 2 (0.056%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.056%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.056%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.028%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.028%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (0.028%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.028%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 1,506 (42.41%) Amazon AWS
2 673 (18.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 364 (10.25%) Google Cloud Platform
4 246 (6.93%) Serverless
5 231 (6.51%) GitHub
6 196 (5.52%) PaaS
7 177 (4.98%) AWS Lambda
8 164 (4.62%) OpenShift
9 157 (4.42%) Amazon EC2
10 138 (3.89%) AWS CloudFormation
11 129 (3.63%) Amazon S3
12 95 (2.68%) IaaS
13 83 (2.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 67 (1.89%) SaaS
15 55 (1.55%) Datadog
16 53 (1.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 52 (1.46%) npm
18 51 (1.44%) Amazon SQS
19 45 (1.27%) Heroku
20 38 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 117 (3.29%) Firewall
2 111 (3.13%) HTTP
3 75 (2.11%) TCP/IP
4 70 (1.97%) DNS
5 63 (1.77%) SSL
6 49 (1.38%) Internet
7 44 (1.24%) VPN
8 37 (1.04%) FTP
9 27 (0.76%) SSH
10 19 (0.54%) BIG-IP
11 17 (0.48%) SMTP
12 16 (0.45%) Kerberos
13 15 (0.42%) VLAN
14 14 (0.39%) DSL
15 13 (0.37%) AMQP
15 13 (0.37%) DMZ
16 10 (0.28%) DHCP
17 9 (0.25%) OpenVPN
18 8 (0.23%) OpenLDAP
18 8 (0.23%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 377 (10.62%) NoSQL
2 366 (10.31%) PostgreSQL
3 356 (10.03%) MongoDB
4 266 (7.49%) Big Data
5 247 (6.96%) Apache Cassandra
6 240 (6.76%) Hadoop
7 233 (6.56%) MySQL
8 187 (5.27%) Relational Database
9 186 (5.24%) Redis
10 161 (4.53%) SQL Server
11 99 (2.79%) Amazon RDS
12 84 (2.37%) HBase
13 72 (2.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 63 (1.77%) Couchbase
15 53 (1.49%) RDBMS
16 47 (1.32%) Blockchain
17 45 (1.27%) Apache Hive
18 26 (0.73%) Azure SQL Database
19 25 (0.70%) Riak
20 23 (0.65%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 1,222 (34.41%) Jenkins
2 905 (25.49%) Git (software)
3 345 (9.72%) Maven
4 309 (8.70%) JIRA
5 281 (7.91%) Selenium
6 243 (6.84%) Cucumber
7 181 (5.10%) Gradle
8 163 (4.59%) GitLab
9 151 (4.25%) Bitbucket
10 137 (3.86%) TeamCity
11 136 (3.83%) Artifactory
12 131 (3.69%) JUnit
13 117 (3.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 106 (2.99%) SonarQube
15 103 (2.90%) Sonatype Nexus
16 91 (2.56%) gulp
17 87 (2.45%) Mocha
18 86 (2.42%) Octopus Deploy
19 84 (2.37%) Gatling
20 78 (2.20%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 596 (16.78%) Finance
2 301 (8.48%) Banking
3 147 (4.14%) Retail
4 51 (1.44%) Front Office
5 47 (1.32%) Investment Banking
6 42 (1.18%) Advertising
6 42 (1.18%) Financial Institution
6 42 (1.18%) Games
6 42 (1.18%) Telecoms
7 38 (1.07%) Marketing
8 34 (0.96%) Law
9 31 (0.87%) Legal
10 29 (0.82%) Back Office
11 17 (0.48%) Publishing
12 12 (0.34%) Manufacturing
12 12 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
13 8 (0.23%) Electronics
14 7 (0.20%) Billing
15 6 (0.17%) Online Betting
16 4 (0.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1,468 (41.34%) Developer
2 1,043 (29.37%) DevOps Engineer
3 678 (19.09%) Java Developer
4 335 (9.43%) AWS Engineer
5 306 (8.62%) Senior Developer
6 300 (8.45%) AWS DevOps
7 279 (7.86%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 186 (5.24%) Architect
9 168 (4.73%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 159 (4.48%) Full Stack Developer
11 153 (4.31%) Senior Java Developer
12 145 (4.08%) Senior DevOps
13 138 (3.89%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 129 (3.63%) React Developer
15 128 (3.60%) AWS Developer
16 126 (3.55%) Java Engineer
17 123 (3.46%) Cloud Engineer
18 121 (3.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 112 (3.15%) Consultant
19 112 (3.15%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 577 (16.25%) Spring
2 571 (16.08%) Node.js
3 485 (13.66%) Kafka
4 452 (12.73%) Web Services
5 445 (12.53%) REST
6 441 (12.42%) Spring Boot
7 367 (10.34%) React
8 360 (10.14%) RESTful
9 304 (8.56%) HTML
10 301 (8.48%) AngularJS
11 273 (7.69%) CSS
12 209 (5.89%) .NET
13 178 (5.01%) JSON
14 162 (4.56%) HTML5
15 160 (4.51%) Hibernate
16 156 (4.39%) Elastic Stack
17 145 (4.08%) Redux
18 116 (3.27%) RabbitMQ
19 115 (3.24%) Express
20 108 (3.04%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 356 (10.03%) Greenfield Project
2 187 (5.27%) Fintech
3 107 (3.01%) Public Cloud
4 96 (2.70%) User Experience
5 85 (2.39%) Mobile App
6 80 (2.25%) Cloud Native
7 77 (2.17%) Algorithms
8 66 (1.86%) Analytical Skills
9 65 (1.83%) Linux Command Line
10 59 (1.66%) Data Centre
11 55 (1.55%) Data Structures
12 45 (1.27%) iPad
13 36 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
14 35 (0.99%) Device Driver
15 30 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 25 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
16 25 (0.70%) Self-Motivation
16 25 (0.70%) Virtual Team
17 23 (0.65%) Hedge funds
17 23 (0.65%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 897 (25.26%) Linux
2 257 (7.24%) Unix
3 212 (5.97%) Windows
4 137 (3.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 92 (2.59%) CentOS
6 73 (2.06%) Ubuntu
7 60 (1.69%) Windows Server
8 58 (1.63%) Android
9 56 (1.58%) Apple iOS
10 45 (1.27%) CoreOS
11 21 (0.59%) VMS
12 11 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (0.23%) Mac OS X
14 8 (0.23%) Mesosphere
15 6 (0.17%) DC/OS
16 5 (0.14%) Debian
17 4 (0.11%) Amazon Linux
17 4 (0.11%) Mac OS
18 3 (0.084%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,903 (53.59%) DevOps
2 1,713 (48.24%) Agile Software Development
3 1,064 (29.96%) Microservices
4 856 (24.11%) TDD
5 568 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
6 508 (14.31%) BDD
7 454 (12.79%) Test Automation
8 406 (11.43%) Scrum
9 382 (10.76%) Open Source
10 380 (10.70%) Configuration Management
11 355 (10.00%) Software Engineering
12 312 (8.79%) Continuous Delivery
13 196 (5.52%) E-Commerce
14 194 (5.46%) Kanban
15 175 (4.93%) Pair Programming
16 171 (4.82%) Problem-Solving
17 160 (4.51%) Front End Development
18 157 (4.42%) Migration
19 146 (4.11%) Analytics
20 144 (4.06%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1,606 (45.23%) Java
2 1,110 (31.26%) Python
3 764 (21.52%) JavaScript
4 584 (16.45%) Java 8
5 406 (11.43%) Bash Shell
6 383 (10.79%) SQL
7 348 (9.80%) Go
8 317 (8.93%) Ruby
9 284 (8.00%) Scala
10 236 (6.65%) C#
11 215 (6.05%) Groovy
12 164 (4.62%) ES6
13 130 (3.66%) TypeScript
14 125 (3.52%) Perl
15 123 (3.46%) PowerShell
16 106 (2.99%) PHP
17 73 (2.06%) Shell Script
18 61 (1.72%) C++
19 45 (1.27%) R
20 39 (1.10%) C
Qualifications
1 362 (10.19%) Security Cleared
2 242 (6.81%) SC Cleared
3 105 (2.96%) Degree
4 62 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
5 33 (0.93%) AWS Certification
6 32 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
7 23 (0.65%) DV Cleared
8 21 (0.59%) Master's Degree
9 14 (0.39%) ISTQB
10 9 (0.25%) CTC Cleared
10 9 (0.25%) RHCE
11 8 (0.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 8 (0.23%) Sun Certification
12 6 (0.17%) CISSP
12 6 (0.17%) ISEB
12 6 (0.17%) Numerate Degree
13 5 (0.14%) DBS Check
14 4 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
14 4 (0.11%) CISM
14 4 (0.11%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (3.13%) QA
2 8 (0.23%) PMO
3 7 (0.20%) PCI DSS
3 7 (0.20%) WCAG
4 6 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (0.17%) GDPR
5 5 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.084%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.084%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.056%) HL7
7 2 (0.056%) MiFID
8 1 (0.028%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.028%) FATCA
8 1 (0.028%) ISO 20022
8 1 (0.028%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.028%) OASIS TOSCA
8 1 (0.028%) PSD2
System Software
1 72 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 56 (1.58%) Active Directory
3 46 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
4 29 (0.82%) etcd
4 29 (0.82%) flannel
5 28 (0.79%) NFS
6 26 (0.73%) Ceph
6 26 (0.73%) SkyDNS
7 25 (0.70%) HDFS
8 24 (0.68%) GlusterFS
9 20 (0.56%) Xen
10 16 (0.45%) KVM
11 15 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 11 (0.31%) Squid
12 11 (0.31%) vCloud
13 9 (0.25%) Hyper-V
14 8 (0.23%) Apache Flume
14 8 (0.23%) LXC
14 8 (0.23%) VirtualBox
15 6 (0.17%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 1,949 (54.89%) Kubernetes
2 1,098 (30.92%) Ansible
3 958 (26.98%) Terraform
4 543 (15.29%) Puppet
5 403 (11.35%) Opscode Chef
6 130 (3.66%) Mesos
7 127 (3.58%) Prometheus
8 111 (3.13%) Docker Swarm
9 98 (2.76%) Packer
10 84 (2.37%) Kibana
11 82 (2.31%) Rancher
12 68 (1.91%) Grafana
12 68 (1.91%) Nagios
13 61 (1.72%) logstash
14 58 (1.63%) Sysdig
15 53 (1.49%) Consul
16 46 (1.30%) HAProxy
17 44 (1.24%) Marathon
18 43 (1.21%) rkt
19 42 (1.18%) Graphite
Vendors
1 291 (8.19%) Google
2 173 (4.87%) Splunk
3 148 (4.17%) Oracle
4 135 (3.80%) Red Hat
5 126 (3.55%) Microsoft
6 107 (3.01%) VMware
7 96 (2.70%) Atlassian
8 66 (1.86%) New Relic
9 55 (1.55%) AppDynamics
10 48 (1.35%) SaltStack
11 35 (0.99%) F5
12 33 (0.93%) Cloudera
13 32 (0.90%) Hortonworks
14 26 (0.73%) Adobe
15 25 (0.70%) SAP
16 24 (0.68%) IBM
17 19 (0.54%) hybris
17 19 (0.54%) NetApp
18 17 (0.48%) MuleSoft
19 16 (0.45%) ServiceNow