Period
to 4 June 2020

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 4 June 2020 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
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 19 20 30
Rank change year-on-year +1 +10 +29
Contract jobs citing Docker 1,488 3,213 2,860
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 7.97% 8.09% 6.32%
As % of the System Software category 53.05% 50.79% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,192 2,469 2,275
Median daily rate £550 £550 £550
10th Percentile £425 £425 £425
90th Percentile £700 £686 £675
England median daily rate £550 £538 £525
% change year-on-year +2.33% +2.38% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 10
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £46.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% -8.76% -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £49.13 £49.33
% change year-on-year -28.76% -0.41% +5.52%

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 2,805 6,326 6,197
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.03% 15.92% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,988 4,575 4,545
Median daily rate £509 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.10% +5.00% +6.95%
10th Percentile £230 £213 £205
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 108 156
Median hourly rate £27.00 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +5.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £12.90 £13.00 £12.02
90th Percentile £47.48 £47.09 £47.83
Median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £16.29
% change year-on-year +10.00% +4.37% +1.80%

Docker
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Docker in London

Docker
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Docker in London.

Daily rate trend for Docker in London

Docker
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Docker in London over the 6 months to 4 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Docker in London

Docker
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Docker in London.

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 4 June 2020. 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 -1 269 £550 - 90
South London 0 74 £550 -1.79% 12
West London -3 24 £525 - 26
East London -13 19 £533 -5.33% 13
Docker
England

For the 6 months to 4 June 2020, 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.

1 994 (66.80%) Kubernetes
2 756 (50.81%) Agile Software Development
3 736 (49.46%) DevOps
4 726 (48.79%) AWS
5 636 (42.74%) Java
6 572 (38.44%) Microservices
7 487 (32.73%) Python
8 483 (32.46%) Azure
9 464 (31.18%) Terraform
10 431 (28.97%) Jenkins
11 348 (23.39%) Finance
12 305 (20.50%) Linux
13 291 (19.56%) GCP
14 279 (18.75%) Ansible
15 274 (18.41%) Web Services
16 269 (18.08%) Git (software)
17 262 (17.61%) SQL
18 243 (16.33%) Security Cleared
19 242 (16.26%) JavaScript
20 240 (16.13%) Software Engineering
21 233 (15.66%) TDD
22 221 (14.85%) Java 8
23 220 (14.78%) Scrum
23 220 (14.78%) Test Automation
24 216 (14.52%) Continuous Integration
25 207 (13.91%) Spring
26 195 (13.10%) SC Cleared
26 195 (13.10%) Node.js
27 192 (12.90%) C#
28 189 (12.70%) Serverless

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
1 125 (8.40%) Elasticsearch
2 95 (6.38%) Confluence
3 78 (5.24%) Apache Spark
4 53 (3.56%) Apache
5 24 (1.61%) nginx
6 23 (1.55%) Tomcat
7 18 (1.21%) Camunda
8 15 (1.01%) Apache Airflow
9 13 (0.87%) IIS
10 12 (0.81%) OpenStack
10 12 (0.81%) SAS
11 10 (0.67%) WebSphere
12 7 (0.47%) CMS
12 7 (0.47%) JBoss
13 6 (0.40%) SharePoint
14 5 (0.34%) Apache Solr
14 5 (0.34%) Mule
15 4 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
16 3 (0.20%) Red Hat Fuse
17 2 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (0.13%) Chatbot
1 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.067%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.067%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 7 (0.47%) NetSuite
2 5 (0.34%) Magento
3 3 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
4 2 (0.13%) Maximo
4 2 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.067%) Actimize
5 1 (0.067%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.067%) SAP Business ByDesign
5 1 (0.067%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 726 (48.79%) AWS
2 483 (32.46%) Azure
3 291 (19.56%) GCP
4 189 (12.70%) Serverless
5 181 (12.16%) OpenShift
6 148 (9.95%) AWS Lambda
7 147 (9.88%) Amazon EC2
8 136 (9.14%) Amazon ECS
9 135 (9.07%) AWS CloudFormation
10 125 (8.40%) Amazon S3
11 105 (7.06%) GitHub
12 87 (5.85%) Amazon SQS
13 80 (5.38%) SaaS
14 42 (2.82%) Amazon EKS
15 34 (2.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 31 (2.08%) PaaS
17 24 (1.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 22 (1.48%) IaaS
19 21 (1.41%) Apigee
19 21 (1.41%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 50 (3.36%) SSL
2 33 (2.22%) HTTP
2 33 (2.22%) HTTPS
3 26 (1.75%) DNS
4 24 (1.61%) Firewall
5 20 (1.34%) TCP/IP
6 15 (1.01%) VPN
7 9 (0.60%) Kerberos
8 7 (0.47%) Internet
9 6 (0.40%) Intranet
10 5 (0.34%) DHCP
10 5 (0.34%) FTP
11 4 (0.27%) MQTT
11 4 (0.27%) Network Security
11 4 (0.27%) SSH
11 4 (0.27%) VLAN
12 3 (0.20%) DMZ
12 3 (0.20%) Extranet
12 3 (0.20%) Junos
12 3 (0.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (9.61%) MySQL
2 134 (9.01%) NoSQL
3 118 (7.93%) Big Data
4 112 (7.53%) Amazon Redshift
5 109 (7.33%) SQL Server
6 99 (6.65%) Amazon RDS
7 89 (5.98%) MongoDB
8 86 (5.78%) PostgreSQL
9 66 (4.44%) Relational Database
10 55 (3.70%) Hadoop
11 44 (2.96%) Redis
12 25 (1.68%) Apache Cassandra
13 24 (1.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 21 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
15 19 (1.28%) BigQuery
16 18 (1.21%) RDBMS
17 16 (1.08%) Apache Hive
17 16 (1.08%) Azure SQL Database
18 15 (1.01%) Data Lake
19 14 (0.94%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 431 (28.97%) Jenkins
2 269 (18.08%) Git (software)
3 127 (8.53%) JIRA
4 119 (8.00%) Artifactory
5 102 (6.85%) GitLab
6 100 (6.72%) Maven
7 77 (5.17%) JUnit
8 72 (4.84%) Mockito
9 71 (4.77%) Selenium
10 55 (3.70%) Gradle
10 55 (3.70%) RStudio
11 47 (3.16%) Cucumber
12 46 (3.09%) Bitbucket
12 46 (3.09%) SonarQube
13 43 (2.89%) Jasmine
14 35 (2.35%) webpack
15 33 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 33 (2.22%) Protractor
16 30 (2.02%) Sonatype Nexus
16 30 (2.02%) TeamCity
General
1 348 (23.39%) Finance
2 147 (9.88%) Banking
3 130 (8.74%) Front Office
4 128 (8.60%) Public Sector
5 44 (2.96%) Investment Banking
6 41 (2.76%) Retail
7 19 (1.28%) Telecoms
8 18 (1.21%) Marketing
9 14 (0.94%) Games
10 12 (0.81%) Back Office
10 12 (0.81%) Publishing
11 8 (0.54%) Advertising
11 8 (0.54%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.47%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.40%) Law
14 5 (0.34%) Electronics
14 5 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.20%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.13%) Automotive
16 2 (0.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 732 (49.19%) Developer
2 329 (22.11%) Java Developer
3 318 (21.37%) DevOps Engineer
4 137 (9.21%) AWS Engineer
5 106 (7.12%) AWS Developer
6 100 (6.72%) AWS DevOps
7 86 (5.78%) React Developer
8 81 (5.44%) Cloud Engineer
9 80 (5.38%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 77 (5.17%) Senior Developer
11 75 (5.04%) Python Developer
12 70 (4.70%) Python Engineer
13 69 (4.64%) Architect
13 69 (4.64%) Data Engineer
14 61 (4.10%) Senior DevOps
15 59 (3.97%) C# Developer
16 55 (3.70%) Java Software Developer
17 54 (3.63%) Senior DevOps Engineer
18 53 (3.56%) Full Stack Developer
19 51 (3.43%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 274 (18.41%) Web Services
2 207 (13.91%) Spring
3 195 (13.10%) Node.js
4 188 (12.63%) Kafka
5 184 (12.37%) REST
6 180 (12.10%) AngularJS
7 170 (11.42%) React
8 158 (10.62%) Spring Boot
9 155 (10.42%) .NET
10 127 (8.53%) RESTful
11 95 (6.38%) Redux
12 81 (5.44%) J2EE
13 78 (5.24%) HTML
14 67 (4.50%) .NET Core
14 67 (4.50%) CSS
15 64 (4.30%) J2SE
16 63 (4.23%) Swagger
17 52 (3.49%) SOAP
18 50 (3.36%) GraphQL
19 46 (3.09%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 171 (11.49%) Greenfield Project
2 101 (6.79%) Fixed Income
3 99 (6.65%) Derivative
4 95 (6.38%) Equities
5 61 (4.10%) Cloud Native
6 54 (3.63%) Public Cloud
6 54 (3.63%) User Experience
7 52 (3.49%) Hedge funds
8 43 (2.89%) Analytical Skills
9 35 (2.35%) Blog
10 32 (2.15%) Linux Command Line
11 31 (2.08%) Mobile App
12 26 (1.75%) Data Structures
13 24 (1.61%) Algorithms
14 23 (1.55%) Virtual Team
15 21 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 18 (1.21%) Equity Derivative
16 18 (1.21%) Semantic Web
17 16 (1.08%) Data Centre
18 15 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 305 (20.50%) Linux
2 96 (6.45%) Unix
3 79 (5.31%) Windows
4 38 (2.55%) Mac OS X
5 36 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 26 (1.75%) Android
7 20 (1.34%) Apple iOS
8 16 (1.08%) Windows Server
9 15 (1.01%) CentOS
10 11 (0.74%) Mac OS
11 8 (0.54%) Ubuntu
11 8 (0.54%) Windows Server 2016
12 5 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.20%) CoreOS
13 3 (0.20%) Debian
13 3 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.13%) Solaris
14 2 (0.13%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.067%) Amazon Linux
15 1 (0.067%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 756 (50.81%) Agile Software Development
2 736 (49.46%) DevOps
3 572 (38.44%) Microservices
4 240 (16.13%) Software Engineering
5 233 (15.66%) TDD
6 220 (14.78%) Scrum
6 220 (14.78%) Test Automation
7 216 (14.52%) Continuous Integration
8 170 (11.42%) Open Source
9 161 (10.82%) Asset Management
10 151 (10.15%) Infrastructure as Code
11 150 (10.08%) BDD
12 129 (8.67%) Pair Programming
13 117 (7.86%) Deployment Automation
14 111 (7.46%) Continuous Delivery
15 109 (7.33%) Decision-Making
16 101 (6.79%) Configuration Management
17 99 (6.65%) Migration
18 93 (6.25%) SDLC
19 82 (5.51%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 636 (42.74%) Java
2 487 (32.73%) Python
3 262 (17.61%) SQL
4 242 (16.26%) JavaScript
5 221 (14.85%) Java 8
6 192 (12.90%) C#
7 105 (7.06%) TypeScript
8 88 (5.91%) Bash Shell
9 84 (5.65%) Scala
10 78 (5.24%) PowerShell
10 78 (5.24%) R
11 67 (4.50%) Ruby
12 63 (4.23%) Go
13 48 (3.23%) Kotlin
14 40 (2.69%) Groovy
15 33 (2.22%) PHP
16 32 (2.15%) C++
17 30 (2.02%) ES6
18 26 (1.75%) Perl
19 24 (1.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 243 (16.33%) Security Cleared
2 195 (13.10%) SC Cleared
3 55 (3.70%) Degree
4 24 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
5 22 (1.48%) DV Cleared
6 12 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
7 10 (0.67%) AWS Certification
8 9 (0.60%) Sun Certification
9 7 (0.47%) Master's Degree
10 6 (0.40%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.27%) DBS Check
11 4 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.20%) CCA
12 3 (0.20%) ISEB
12 3 (0.20%) SANS
13 2 (0.13%) CISSP
13 2 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.13%) MCSA
13 2 (0.13%) OCP
13 2 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (3.43%) QA
2 8 (0.54%) SLA
3 7 (0.47%) GDPR
3 7 (0.47%) WCAG
4 6 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (0.34%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.13%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.13%) PMO
7 1 (0.067%) DICOM
7 1 (0.067%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.067%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (1.48%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 6 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.27%) HDFS
5 4 (0.27%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.20%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.20%) LXC
7 2 (0.13%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.13%) KVM
7 2 (0.13%) NFS
7 2 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.13%) VMware NSX
7 2 (0.13%) Xen
7 2 (0.13%) XenApp
8 1 (0.067%) Firmware
8 1 (0.067%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.067%) Samba
Systems Management
1 994 (66.80%) Kubernetes
2 464 (31.18%) Terraform
3 279 (18.75%) Ansible
4 115 (7.73%) Puppet
5 70 (4.70%) Opscode Chef
6 47 (3.16%) Packer
7 39 (2.62%) Prometheus
8 27 (1.81%) Istio
9 22 (1.48%) Zipkin
10 21 (1.41%) Kibana
11 18 (1.21%) Grafana
12 17 (1.14%) Docker Swarm
13 15 (1.01%) logstash
13 15 (1.01%) Mesos
14 14 (0.94%) Rancher
15 12 (0.81%) Consul
16 9 (0.60%) Salt
17 6 (0.40%) Nagios
17 6 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
18 4 (0.27%) linkerd
Vendors
1 118 (7.93%) Google
2 92 (6.18%) Microsoft
3 43 (2.89%) Oracle
4 30 (2.02%) Red Hat
5 25 (1.68%) Cloudera
6 24 (1.61%) Hortonworks
6 24 (1.61%) Splunk
7 23 (1.55%) Databricks
8 22 (1.48%) Atlassian
9 20 (1.34%) New Relic
10 15 (1.01%) VMware
11 13 (0.87%) IBM
12 12 (0.81%) Tableau
13 9 (0.60%) Informatica
13 9 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
13 9 (0.60%) SAP
13 9 (0.60%) Sybase
14 8 (0.54%) Confluent
14 8 (0.54%) MapR
14 8 (0.54%) Talend