Period
to 16 October 2021

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 October 2021 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 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 20 22 21
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 +2
Contract jobs citing Docker 2,755 1,094 2,829
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 7.82% 7.93% 7.64%
As % of the System Software category 57.38% 57.55% 50.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,156 850 2,192
10th Percentile £438 £400 £426
25th Percentile £490 £463 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £563 £550 £550
Median % change year-on-year +2.27% - -
75th Percentile £675 £625 £638
90th Percentile £713 £718 £688
England median daily rate £550 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 6
10th Percentile £39.92 " £45.71
25th Percentile £47.31 " £49.35
Median hourly rate £59.00 - £50.00
75th Percentile £65.00 " £63.13
90th Percentile £101.75 " £70.25
England median hourly rate £65.54 £35.00 £49.13
% change year-on-year +87.26% -28.76% -20.76%

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 4,801 1,901 5,649
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.62% 13.78% 15.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,605 1,367 4,213
10th Percentile £338 £300 £193
25th Percentile £456 £413 £398
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £520 £505
Median % change year-on-year +5.77% +2.97% +1.00%
75th Percentile £638 £600 £600
90th Percentile £713 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £485 £465
% change year-on-year +3.09% +4.30% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 16 98
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.73 £12.44
25th Percentile £22.75 £14.53 £15.01
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.95 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +19.36% +4.73% +5.26%
75th Percentile £45.89 £25.94 £24.50
90th Percentile £63.65 £41.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £16.83 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -6.53% +12.50% -

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 16 October 2021.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Docker in London over the 6 months to 16 October 2021.

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 October 2021. 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 +5 315 £600 +10.34% 362
West London +30 60 £570 +1.33% 115
South London +24 49 £513 -2.38% 23
East London -11 5 £590 -7.45% 70
Docker
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 2021, 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 1,993 (72.34%) Kubernetes
2 1,300 (47.19%) DevOps
3 1,250 (45.37%) AWS
4 1,230 (44.65%) Agile Software Development
5 1,059 (38.44%) Terraform
6 939 (34.08%) Java
7 875 (31.76%) Microservices
8 845 (30.67%) Azure
9 750 (27.22%) Jenkins
10 719 (26.10%) Python
11 688 (24.97%) Finance
12 662 (24.03%) JavaScript
13 608 (22.07%) Software Engineering
14 520 (18.87%) Ansible
15 516 (18.73%) React
16 508 (18.44%) Linux
17 502 (18.22%) Git (software)
18 491 (17.82%) Node.js
19 442 (16.04%) TDD
20 437 (15.86%) Full Stack Development
21 429 (15.57%) Web Services
22 426 (15.46%) Serverless
23 413 (14.99%) SQL
24 408 (14.81%) Infrastructure as Code
25 406 (14.74%) GCP
26 397 (14.41%) Spring
27 380 (13.79%) Social Skills
28 368 (13.36%) TypeScript
29 344 (12.49%) Kafka
30 337 (12.23%) AWS Lambda

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
1 131 (4.75%) Apache Spark
2 127 (4.61%) Confluence
3 108 (3.92%) Elasticsearch
4 57 (2.07%) Apache
5 47 (1.71%) Tomcat
6 45 (1.63%) nginx
7 42 (1.52%) OpenStack
8 31 (1.13%) Apache Airflow
9 22 (0.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 18 (0.65%) CMS
10 18 (0.65%) JBoss
11 17 (0.62%) WebLogic
12 13 (0.47%) IIS
12 13 (0.47%) Mule
13 12 (0.44%) Oracle Coherence
14 11 (0.40%) Jupyter
14 11 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 10 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
15 10 (0.36%) WebSphere
16 9 (0.33%) Camunda
Applications
1 6 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.15%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.11%) GIMP
5 1 (0.036%) CPLEX
5 1 (0.036%) Figma
5 1 (0.036%) Sketch
5 1 (0.036%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.036%) SPSS
5 1 (0.036%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 3 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.073%) Magento
2 2 (0.073%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.036%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.036%) JDE OneWorld
3 1 (0.036%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.036%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.036%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.036%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1,250 (45.37%) AWS
2 845 (30.67%) Azure
3 426 (15.46%) Serverless
4 406 (14.74%) GCP
5 337 (12.23%) AWS Lambda
6 285 (10.34%) GitHub
7 276 (10.02%) Amazon S3
8 237 (8.60%) Amazon SQS
9 206 (7.48%) AWS Step Functions
10 191 (6.93%) PaaS
11 168 (6.10%) AWS CloudFormation
12 166 (6.03%) OpenShift
13 123 (4.46%) IaaS
14 115 (4.17%) Amazon ECS
15 111 (4.03%) SaaS
16 87 (3.16%) Amazon EC2
17 85 (3.09%) Amazon EKS
18 63 (2.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 49 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
20 44 (1.60%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 65 (2.36%) Firewall
2 62 (2.25%) DNS
3 46 (1.67%) HTTP
4 35 (1.27%) SSL
5 25 (0.91%) Kerberos
5 25 (0.91%) VPN
6 20 (0.73%) TCP/IP
7 13 (0.47%) IPsec
8 12 (0.44%) SAN
9 11 (0.40%) Internet
9 11 (0.40%) IPv4
9 11 (0.40%) Network Security
10 10 (0.36%) AMQP
10 10 (0.36%) DHCP
10 10 (0.36%) IKE
10 10 (0.36%) MQTT
11 9 (0.33%) VLAN
12 7 (0.25%) NAS
12 7 (0.25%) SSH
13 6 (0.22%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 240 (8.71%) Amazon RDS
2 222 (8.06%) PostgreSQL
3 221 (8.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 207 (7.51%) NoSQL
5 141 (5.12%) MongoDB
6 136 (4.94%) Big Data
6 136 (4.94%) SQL Server
7 105 (3.81%) MySQL
7 105 (3.81%) Relational Database
8 90 (3.27%) Hadoop
9 75 (2.72%) Apache Cassandra
10 73 (2.65%) Redis
11 42 (1.52%) BigQuery
12 38 (1.38%) Apache Hive
13 36 (1.31%) RDBMS
14 33 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
14 33 (1.20%) Oracle Database
15 30 (1.09%) Tableau
16 24 (0.87%) Hazelcast
17 21 (0.76%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 750 (27.22%) Jenkins
2 502 (18.22%) Git (software)
3 263 (9.55%) JIRA
4 255 (9.26%) Maven
5 167 (6.06%) GitLab
6 159 (5.77%) Gradle
7 146 (5.30%) TeamCity
8 103 (3.74%) JUnit
9 88 (3.19%) Cucumber
10 82 (2.98%) Bitbucket
11 78 (2.83%) Mockito
12 67 (2.43%) Sonatype Nexus
13 62 (2.25%) webpack
14 60 (2.18%) Cypress.io
15 57 (2.07%) SonarQube
16 54 (1.96%) Selenium
17 53 (1.92%) Gatling
18 51 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 51 (1.85%) Subversion
19 49 (1.78%) Artifactory
General
1 688 (24.97%) Finance
2 380 (13.79%) Social Skills
3 272 (9.87%) Front Office
4 251 (9.11%) Banking
5 125 (4.54%) Public Sector
6 118 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
7 91 (3.30%) Investment Banking
8 63 (2.29%) Retail
9 47 (1.71%) Presentation Skills
10 38 (1.38%) Financial Institution
11 36 (1.31%) Legal
11 36 (1.31%) Telecoms
12 35 (1.27%) Games
13 29 (1.05%) Marketing
14 26 (0.94%) Law
15 20 (0.73%) Influencing Skills
16 18 (0.65%) Organisational Skills
17 14 (0.51%) Back Office
17 14 (0.51%) Retail Banking
18 13 (0.47%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 1,098 (39.85%) Developer
2 537 (19.49%) DevOps Engineer
3 348 (12.63%) Java Developer
4 269 (9.76%) Software Engineer
5 248 (9.00%) Architect
6 212 (7.70%) AWS Engineer
7 200 (7.26%) React Developer
8 156 (5.66%) Senior Developer
9 137 (4.97%) Azure Engineer
10 127 (4.61%) Full Stack Developer
11 111 (4.03%) AWS Developer
12 99 (3.59%) AWS DevOps
12 99 (3.59%) Azure DevOps Engineer
13 91 (3.30%) Cloud Engineer
13 91 (3.30%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 91 (3.30%) Java Engineer
13 91 (3.30%) Senior Java Developer
14 88 (3.19%) Cloud Architect
15 86 (3.12%) Node.js Developer
15 86 (3.12%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 516 (18.73%) React
2 491 (17.82%) Node.js
3 429 (15.57%) Web Services
4 397 (14.41%) Spring
5 344 (12.49%) Kafka
6 298 (10.82%) Spring Boot
7 264 (9.58%) REST
8 258 (9.36%) .NET
9 211 (7.66%) Material-UI
10 200 (7.26%) HTML
11 187 (6.79%) CSS
12 178 (6.46%) RESTful
13 173 (6.28%) AngularJS
14 142 (5.15%) .NET Core
15 116 (4.21%) GraphQL
16 91 (3.30%) HTML5
17 85 (3.09%) Elastic Stack
18 82 (2.98%) Vue.js
19 78 (2.83%) OAuth
20 75 (2.72%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 140 (5.08%) Greenfield Project
2 130 (4.72%) Cloud Native
3 87 (3.16%) Public Cloud
4 78 (2.83%) User Experience
5 64 (2.32%) Algorithms
5 64 (2.32%) Data Structures
6 60 (2.18%) Data Centre
7 54 (1.96%) Hedge funds
8 53 (1.92%) Management Information System
9 47 (1.71%) Legacy Applications
10 44 (1.60%) Data Protection Act
11 43 (1.56%) Fixed Income
12 39 (1.42%) Linux Command Line
13 37 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 34 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
15 32 (1.16%) PKI
16 29 (1.05%) Self-Motivation
17 28 (1.02%) Derivative
17 28 (1.02%) Equities
18 25 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 508 (18.44%) Linux
2 123 (4.46%) Unix
3 111 (4.03%) Windows
4 48 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (0.69%) Ubuntu
6 18 (0.65%) VMS
6 18 (0.65%) Windows Server
7 15 (0.54%) CentOS
8 10 (0.36%) Windows Server 2016
8 10 (0.36%) Windows Server 2019
9 9 (0.33%) Android
10 8 (0.29%) Debian
10 8 (0.29%) Solaris
11 6 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.18%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
13 4 (0.15%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.11%) zOS
15 2 (0.073%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,300 (47.19%) DevOps
2 1,230 (44.65%) Agile Software Development
3 875 (31.76%) Microservices
4 608 (22.07%) Software Engineering
5 442 (16.04%) TDD
6 437 (15.86%) Full Stack Development
7 408 (14.81%) Infrastructure as Code
8 326 (11.83%) Scrum
9 251 (9.11%) BDD
10 250 (9.07%) Continuous Integration
11 245 (8.89%) Asset Management
12 239 (8.68%) Test Automation
13 236 (8.57%) Investment Management
14 203 (7.37%) Open Source
15 178 (6.46%) Problem-Solving
16 163 (5.92%) Analytics
17 155 (5.63%) Configuration Management
18 154 (5.59%) Migration
19 149 (5.41%) Site Reliability Engineering
20 146 (5.30%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 939 (34.08%) Java
2 719 (26.10%) Python
3 662 (24.03%) JavaScript
4 413 (14.99%) SQL
5 368 (13.36%) TypeScript
6 307 (11.14%) C#
7 262 (9.51%) Bash Shell
8 170 (6.17%) PowerShell
9 169 (6.13%) Go
10 166 (6.03%) Scala
11 153 (5.55%) Java 8
12 99 (3.59%) PHP
13 89 (3.23%) Kotlin
14 84 (3.05%) Groovy
15 83 (3.01%) Java 11
16 68 (2.47%) Ruby
17 49 (1.78%) C++
18 47 (1.71%) Shell Script
19 39 (1.42%) PL/SQL
20 37 (1.34%) ES6
Qualifications
1 245 (8.89%) Security Cleared
2 201 (7.30%) SC Cleared
3 112 (4.07%) Degree
4 38 (1.38%) AWS Certification
5 36 (1.31%) Computer Science Degree
6 35 (1.27%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (0.22%) CISSP
7 6 (0.22%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.22%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.11%) CCNA
9 3 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (0.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.11%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.073%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.073%) PhD
11 1 (0.036%) CCSP
11 1 (0.036%) MCSD
11 1 (0.036%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (3.74%) QA
2 38 (1.38%) GDPR
3 29 (1.05%) Accessibility
4 20 (0.73%) Data Quality
5 16 (0.58%) SLA
6 14 (0.51%) NCSC
7 10 (0.36%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.11%) NIST
9 3 (0.11%) PSD2
10 2 (0.073%) Basel II
11 1 (0.036%) COBIT
11 1 (0.036%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.036%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.036%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.036%) OASIS TOSCA
11 1 (0.036%) WCAG
System Software
1 62 (2.25%) Active Directory
2 42 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (0.44%) HDFS
4 12 (0.44%) NFS
4 12 (0.44%) OpenAM
4 12 (0.44%) vSphere
5 11 (0.40%) vCloud
6 10 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
7 8 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (0.25%) KVM
9 6 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 6 (0.22%) iptables
10 5 (0.18%) Ceph
10 5 (0.18%) LXC
10 5 (0.18%) OpenIDM
10 5 (0.18%) Varnish
10 5 (0.18%) Xen
11 4 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (0.15%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 1,993 (72.34%) Kubernetes
2 1,059 (38.44%) Terraform
3 520 (18.87%) Ansible
4 194 (7.04%) Prometheus
5 179 (6.50%) Puppet
6 157 (5.70%) Grafana
7 97 (3.52%) Opscode Chef
8 49 (1.78%) Packer
9 47 (1.71%) Kibana
10 41 (1.49%) Istio
11 40 (1.45%) Docker Swarm
12 29 (1.05%) Rancher
13 21 (0.76%) Consul
14 18 (0.65%) logstash
14 18 (0.65%) MIIS
15 15 (0.54%) ZABBIX
16 13 (0.47%) ITRS Geneos
17 12 (0.44%) BladeLogic
18 11 (0.40%) Oozie
19 10 (0.36%) Mesos
Vendors
1 208 (7.55%) Oracle
2 201 (7.30%) Microsoft
3 175 (6.35%) Google
4 110 (3.99%) Splunk
5 70 (2.54%) VMware
6 56 (2.03%) Atlassian
7 54 (1.96%) Red Hat
8 42 (1.52%) New Relic
9 41 (1.49%) Databricks
10 34 (1.23%) IBM
11 33 (1.20%) AppDynamics
12 32 (1.16%) MuleSoft
13 29 (1.05%) Dynatrace
14 28 (1.02%) Adobe
14 28 (1.02%) CA
15 20 (0.73%) Cisco
16 19 (0.69%) Hortonworks
16 19 (0.69%) Sybase
17 13 (0.47%) CyberArk
17 13 (0.47%) SaltStack