Period
to 16 August 2018

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 16 August 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
England > London
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 54 89
Rank change year-on-year +28 +35 +249
Contract jobs citing Docker 3,132 1,865 1,322
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 6.88% 4.36% 2.91%
As % of the System Software category 46.71% 38.55% 25.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,417 1,413 989
London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +7.53%
10th Percentile £425 £413 £400
90th Percentile £675 £651 £625
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
London median hourly rate £42.50 £51.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% - -
England median hourly rate £55.00 £47.00 -
% change year-on-year +17.02% - -

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 6,705 4,838 5,130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.73% 11.32% 11.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,900 3,405 3,640
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £200 £190 £198
90th Percentile £650 £625 £600
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 123 125
London median hourly rate £19.25 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.75% +33.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.88 £11.10
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £23.60
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year +3.13% +1.59% -4.55%

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 16 August 2018.

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 16 August 2018.

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 16 August 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
Central London +44 694 £550 +4.76% 209
South London +3 236 £525 - 17
West London +20 154 £525 +1.94% 109
East London +27 68 £550 - 45
North London +5 4 £750 +62.16% 6
Docker
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 London region with a requirement for Docker.

1 1,652 (52.75%) DevOps
2 1,516 (48.40%) Agile Software Development
3 1,419 (45.31%) Kubernetes
4 1,410 (45.02%) Amazon AWS
5 1,274 (40.68%) Java
6 1,129 (36.05%) Jenkins
7 1,050 (33.52%) Linux
8 1,024 (32.69%) Python
9 977 (31.19%) Ansible
10 862 (27.52%) Git (software)
11 834 (26.63%) Microservices
12 763 (24.36%) Terraform
13 752 (24.01%) TDD
14 677 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
15 612 (19.54%) JavaScript
16 595 (19.00%) Puppet
17 521 (16.63%) Microsoft Azure
18 512 (16.35%) Node.js
19 486 (15.52%) Java 8
20 476 (15.20%) Finance
21 468 (14.94%) Kafka
22 464 (14.81%) REST
23 463 (14.78%) Spring
24 457 (14.59%) Configuration Management
25 447 (14.27%) Bash Shell
26 408 (13.03%) Scrum
27 400 (12.77%) Opscode Chef
28 372 (11.88%) NoSQL
29 367 (11.72%) MongoDB
30 366 (11.69%) BDD

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
1 303 (9.67%) Elasticsearch
2 197 (6.29%) Apache
3 169 (5.40%) Confluence
4 148 (4.73%) Apache Spark
5 131 (4.18%) nginx
6 62 (1.98%) Cloud Foundry
7 60 (1.92%) Tomcat
8 57 (1.82%) OpenStack
9 38 (1.21%) CMS
10 37 (1.18%) Apache Solr
11 29 (0.93%) IIS
12 27 (0.86%) WebSphere
13 24 (0.77%) WordPress
14 23 (0.73%) JBoss
15 21 (0.67%) Apache Pig
16 18 (0.57%) Apache Airflow
17 17 (0.54%) Gunicorn
18 14 (0.45%) WebLogic
19 12 (0.38%) MQSeries
20 10 (0.32%) Jetty
Applications
1 12 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.22%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.19%) Fireworks
4 3 (0.096%) HipChat
5 1 (0.032%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 18 (0.57%) Distributed Ledger
2 12 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
3 8 (0.26%) Eagle PACE
3 8 (0.26%) Front Arena
3 8 (0.26%) thinkFolio
4 2 (0.064%) Magento
4 2 (0.064%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.032%) Loan IQ
5 1 (0.032%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.032%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.032%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.032%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.032%) R3 Corda
5 1 (0.032%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1,410 (45.02%) Amazon AWS
2 521 (16.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 251 (8.01%) Google Cloud Platform
4 231 (7.38%) Amazon EC2
5 202 (6.45%) GitHub
6 185 (5.91%) Serverless
7 162 (5.17%) Amazon S3
8 135 (4.31%) AWS Lambda
9 131 (4.18%) AWS CloudFormation
10 125 (3.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 120 (3.83%) PaaS
12 100 (3.19%) IaaS
13 97 (3.10%) npm
14 94 (3.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 87 (2.78%) OpenShift
16 79 (2.52%) Route 53
17 73 (2.33%) SaaS
18 67 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
19 65 (2.08%) Heroku
20 48 (1.53%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 149 (4.76%) DNS
2 143 (4.57%) TCP/IP
3 128 (4.09%) Firewall
4 123 (3.93%) HTTP
5 105 (3.35%) SSL
6 52 (1.66%) Internet
7 42 (1.34%) FTP
7 42 (1.34%) Kerberos
8 28 (0.89%) VPN
9 24 (0.77%) Intrusion Detection
10 19 (0.61%) AMQP
10 19 (0.61%) DHCP
11 17 (0.54%) SSH
12 14 (0.45%) SMTP
13 12 (0.38%) Reverse Proxy
14 11 (0.35%) VLAN
15 10 (0.32%) OpenLDAP
15 10 (0.32%) WAN
16 9 (0.29%) OpenVPN
17 8 (0.26%) Calico
Database & Business Intelligence
1 372 (11.88%) NoSQL
2 367 (11.72%) MongoDB
3 360 (11.49%) PostgreSQL
4 264 (8.43%) MySQL
5 245 (7.82%) Big Data
6 216 (6.90%) Hadoop
7 196 (6.26%) Apache Cassandra
8 143 (4.57%) SQL Server
9 126 (4.02%) Relational Database
10 116 (3.70%) Redis
11 109 (3.48%) Amazon RDS
12 84 (2.68%) HBase
13 58 (1.85%) Blockchain
14 55 (1.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 47 (1.50%) RDBMS
16 45 (1.44%) Amazon Redshift
17 42 (1.34%) Apache Hive
18 34 (1.09%) SQL Server 2016
19 33 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
20 31 (0.99%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 1,129 (36.05%) Jenkins
2 862 (27.52%) Git (software)
3 288 (9.20%) Maven
4 245 (7.82%) JIRA
5 187 (5.97%) Cucumber
6 163 (5.20%) GitLab
7 160 (5.11%) Selenium
8 146 (4.66%) Gradle
9 144 (4.60%) Artifactory
10 126 (4.02%) JUnit
11 124 (3.96%) Sonatype Nexus
12 101 (3.22%) gulp
13 98 (3.13%) webpack
14 93 (2.97%) TeamCity
15 89 (2.84%) Vagrant
16 86 (2.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 82 (2.62%) SonarQube
18 81 (2.59%) Mockito
19 74 (2.36%) Visual Studio Team System
20 71 (2.27%) Bitbucket
General
1 476 (15.20%) Finance
2 266 (8.49%) Banking
3 100 (3.19%) Retail
4 70 (2.23%) Telecoms
5 54 (1.72%) Games
6 48 (1.53%) Investment Banking
7 38 (1.21%) Front Office
8 36 (1.15%) Marketing
9 30 (0.96%) Law
10 25 (0.80%) Publishing
11 20 (0.64%) Financial Institution
11 20 (0.64%) Legal
12 17 (0.54%) Advertising
13 14 (0.45%) Back Office
14 11 (0.35%) Electronics
15 10 (0.32%) Manufacturing
16 9 (0.29%) Automotive
17 8 (0.26%) Mandarin Language
18 5 (0.16%) French Language
18 5 (0.16%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 1,347 (43.01%) Developer
2 974 (31.10%) DevOps Engineer
3 583 (18.61%) Java Developer
4 320 (10.22%) AWS DevOps
5 313 (9.99%) AWS Engineer
6 269 (8.59%) Senior Developer
7 261 (8.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 180 (5.75%) Senior DevOps
9 172 (5.49%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 143 (4.57%) Kubernetes Engineer
11 135 (4.31%) Senior Java Developer
12 117 (3.74%) Architect
13 111 (3.54%) AWS Developer
13 111 (3.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 106 (3.38%) Python Developer
15 104 (3.32%) Full Stack Developer
15 104 (3.32%) React Developer
16 99 (3.16%) Java Engineer
17 94 (3.00%) Python Engineer
18 91 (2.91%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 512 (16.35%) Node.js
2 468 (14.94%) Kafka
3 464 (14.81%) REST
4 463 (14.78%) Spring
5 365 (11.65%) Web Services
6 312 (9.96%) React
7 300 (9.58%) Spring Boot
8 290 (9.26%) AngularJS
9 288 (9.20%) CSS
10 282 (9.00%) HTML
11 232 (7.41%) RESTful
12 194 (6.19%) Elastic Stack
13 189 (6.03%) HTML5
14 184 (5.87%) .NET
15 181 (5.78%) JSON
16 158 (5.04%) RabbitMQ
17 124 (3.96%) Hibernate
18 113 (3.61%) CSS3
19 111 (3.54%) SOAP
20 99 (3.16%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 264 (8.43%) Greenfield Project
2 194 (6.19%) Fintech
3 118 (3.77%) Linux Command Line
4 102 (3.26%) Mobile App
5 101 (3.22%) Algorithms
6 97 (3.10%) User Experience
7 91 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
8 87 (2.78%) Computer Science
9 69 (2.20%) Public Cloud
10 63 (2.01%) Data Structures
11 57 (1.82%) Data Centre
12 52 (1.66%) Cloud Native
13 43 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 42 (1.34%) Equities
14 42 (1.34%) Fixed Income
15 40 (1.28%) iPad
16 39 (1.25%) Device Driver
17 35 (1.12%) Virtual Team
18 24 (0.77%) Clustering
18 24 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1,050 (33.52%) Linux
2 285 (9.10%) Unix
3 178 (5.68%) Windows
4 175 (5.59%) CentOS
5 167 (5.33%) Ubuntu
6 126 (4.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 63 (2.01%) CoreOS
7 63 (2.01%) Windows Server
8 42 (1.34%) Android
9 40 (1.28%) Apple iOS
10 26 (0.83%) DC/OS
11 21 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 21 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 18 (0.57%) VMS
13 9 (0.29%) Mesosphere
13 9 (0.29%) Solaris
14 6 (0.19%) Debian
15 4 (0.13%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.032%) SUSE
16 1 (0.032%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,652 (52.75%) DevOps
2 1,516 (48.40%) Agile Software Development
3 834 (26.63%) Microservices
4 752 (24.01%) TDD
5 677 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
6 457 (14.59%) Configuration Management
7 408 (13.03%) Scrum
8 366 (11.69%) BDD
9 334 (10.66%) Open Source
10 330 (10.54%) Software Engineering
11 307 (9.80%) Test Automation
12 232 (7.41%) Pair Programming
13 217 (6.93%) Continuous Delivery
14 176 (5.62%) E-Commerce
15 159 (5.08%) Kanban
16 156 (4.98%) Mentoring
17 149 (4.76%) Migration
18 148 (4.73%) MVC
19 144 (4.60%) Problem-Solving
20 142 (4.53%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 1,274 (40.68%) Java
2 1,024 (32.69%) Python
3 612 (19.54%) JavaScript
4 486 (15.52%) Java 8
5 447 (14.27%) Bash Shell
6 350 (11.17%) Ruby
7 287 (9.16%) SQL
8 267 (8.52%) Go
9 255 (8.14%) Scala
10 232 (7.41%) Groovy
11 195 (6.23%) C#
12 165 (5.27%) ES6
13 138 (4.41%) Perl
14 114 (3.64%) PHP
15 103 (3.29%) TypeScript
16 97 (3.10%) Shell Script
17 96 (3.07%) PowerShell
18 85 (2.71%) C++
19 46 (1.47%) C
20 32 (1.02%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 361 (11.53%) Security Cleared
2 289 (9.23%) SC Cleared
3 100 (3.19%) Degree
4 50 (1.60%) Computer Science Degree
5 45 (1.44%) AWS Certification
6 13 (0.42%) CISSP
6 13 (0.42%) DV Cleared
7 11 (0.35%) CESG Certified Professional
7 11 (0.35%) CISMP
7 11 (0.35%) Master's Degree
8 10 (0.32%) PhD
9 8 (0.26%) CHECK Team Member
9 8 (0.26%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.19%) ISEB
11 5 (0.16%) RHCE
12 3 (0.096%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.096%) CTC Cleared
12 3 (0.096%) DBS Check
12 3 (0.096%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (0.096%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (3.80%) GCP
2 91 (2.91%) QA
3 14 (0.45%) GDPR
3 14 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.38%) MiFID
5 6 (0.19%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.16%) PMO
7 3 (0.096%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.096%) SLA
8 2 (0.064%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.064%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.032%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.032%) PSD2
9 1 (0.032%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 61 (1.95%) Virtual Machines
2 60 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (1.44%) etcd
4 39 (1.25%) flannel
5 35 (1.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 30 (0.96%) Active Directory
7 28 (0.89%) HDFS
8 27 (0.86%) VirtualBox
9 24 (0.77%) Hyper-V
10 14 (0.45%) NFS
11 13 (0.42%) KVM
11 13 (0.42%) Squid
12 12 (0.38%) Apache Flume
12 12 (0.38%) Varnish
12 12 (0.38%) vCloud
13 11 (0.35%) Xen
14 10 (0.32%) Ceph
14 10 (0.32%) SkyDNS
14 10 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
15 9 (0.29%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 1,419 (45.31%) Kubernetes
2 977 (31.19%) Ansible
3 763 (24.36%) Terraform
4 595 (19.00%) Puppet
5 400 (12.77%) Opscode Chef
6 167 (5.33%) Mesos
7 127 (4.05%) Docker Swarm
7 127 (4.05%) Prometheus
8 99 (3.16%) Packer
9 96 (3.07%) Grafana
10 82 (2.62%) logstash
11 81 (2.59%) Consul
12 80 (2.55%) Nagios
13 72 (2.30%) Kibana
14 68 (2.17%) HAProxy
15 54 (1.72%) ZABBIX
16 50 (1.60%) Rancher
17 44 (1.40%) Salt
18 43 (1.37%) Marathon
19 42 (1.34%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 243 (7.76%) Google
2 121 (3.86%) Red Hat
3 108 (3.45%) Microsoft
4 100 (3.19%) Splunk
4 100 (3.19%) VMware
5 96 (3.07%) Oracle
6 75 (2.39%) Atlassian
7 57 (1.82%) New Relic
8 54 (1.72%) Hortonworks
9 49 (1.56%) SaltStack
10 43 (1.37%) IBM
11 40 (1.28%) AppDynamics
12 33 (1.05%) Cloudera
13 31 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
14 25 (0.80%) Tableau
15 17 (0.54%) SAP
16 16 (0.51%) Centrify
17 13 (0.42%) Adobe
17 13 (0.42%) Apigee
17 13 (0.42%) SOASTA, Inc