Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 18 22 55
Rank change year-on-year +4 +33 +29
Contract jobs citing Docker 2,939 3,313 1,992
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 7.68% 7.29% 4.49%
As % of the System Software category 50.26% 48.08% 39.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,233 2,541 1,528
London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £426 £425 £425
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 1
London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £51.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -16.67% -
10th Percentile £35.00 £36.50 £50.00
90th Percentile £68.75 £63.50 £52.00
England median hourly rate £44.78 £57.50 £47.00
% change year-on-year -22.12% +22.34% -

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 5,848 6,890 5,082
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.29% 15.15% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,273 5,038 3,572
London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £188
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 144 142
London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.25 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -9.41% +30.45%
10th Percentile £12.76 £13.00 £12.88
90th Percentile £53.80 £47.69 £52.45
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year - -1.51% +4.70%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +2 683 £550 - 290
South London -9 111 £550 +4.76% 35
East London +16 86 £550 -1.12% 50
West London -14 74 £525 -3.00% 94
North London 0 5 £575 -17.86% 10
Docker
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 1,723 (58.63%) Kubernetes
2 1,491 (50.73%) DevOps
3 1,395 (47.47%) AWS
4 1,366 (46.48%) Agile Software Development
5 1,259 (42.84%) Java
6 986 (33.55%) Python
7 980 (33.34%) Microservices
8 826 (28.10%) Terraform
9 800 (27.22%) Jenkins
10 769 (26.17%) Linux
11 752 (25.59%) Azure
12 694 (23.61%) Ansible
13 643 (21.88%) JavaScript
14 630 (21.44%) Finance
15 535 (18.20%) TDD
16 521 (17.73%) Git (software)
17 500 (17.01%) Node.js
18 427 (14.53%) Web Services
19 408 (13.88%) Software Engineering
20 407 (13.85%) Kafka
20 407 (13.85%) GCP
21 401 (13.64%) AngularJS
22 391 (13.30%) SQL
23 375 (12.76%) Continuous Integration
24 356 (12.11%) Spring
25 351 (11.94%) Scrum
26 346 (11.77%) Java 8
27 337 (11.47%) React
28 321 (10.92%) Serverless
28 321 (10.92%) REST

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
1 221 (7.52%) Elasticsearch
2 211 (7.18%) Confluence
3 188 (6.40%) Apache Spark
4 124 (4.22%) Apache
5 81 (2.76%) nginx
6 52 (1.77%) OpenStack
7 33 (1.12%) IIS
8 25 (0.85%) CMS
8 25 (0.85%) Tomcat
9 23 (0.78%) Apache Solr
10 21 (0.71%) WordPress
11 16 (0.54%) Apache Airflow
11 16 (0.54%) GeoServer
12 15 (0.51%) ArcGIS
13 13 (0.44%) WebSphere
14 12 (0.41%) JBoss
15 11 (0.37%) WebLogic
16 10 (0.34%) Jupyter
16 10 (0.34%) Oracle Coherence
16 10 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (0.10%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.068%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.034%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.034%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.034%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (0.31%) Distributed Ledger
1 9 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 5 (0.17%) Magento
3 5 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.068%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.034%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 1,395 (47.47%) AWS
2 752 (25.59%) Azure
3 407 (13.85%) GCP
4 321 (10.92%) Serverless
5 268 (9.12%) AWS Lambda
6 251 (8.54%) Amazon S3
7 249 (8.47%) OpenShift
8 236 (8.03%) Amazon EC2
9 232 (7.89%) GitHub
10 206 (7.01%) AWS CloudFormation
11 159 (5.41%) Amazon ECS
12 156 (5.31%) Amazon SQS
13 98 (3.33%) PaaS
14 70 (2.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 61 (2.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 59 (2.01%) IaaS
17 56 (1.91%) npm
18 54 (1.84%) Amazon Kinesis
19 51 (1.74%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 51 (1.74%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 75 (2.55%) HTTP
2 59 (2.01%) VPN
3 58 (1.97%) Firewall
4 47 (1.60%) TCP/IP
5 42 (1.43%) DNS
6 36 (1.22%) FTP
7 34 (1.16%) Network Security
8 33 (1.12%) SSL
9 27 (0.92%) WAN
10 23 (0.78%) Internet
11 21 (0.71%) Intrusion Detection
12 18 (0.61%) VLAN
13 13 (0.44%) SAN
14 12 (0.41%) DHCP
15 11 (0.37%) Kerberos
16 10 (0.34%) IPsec
17 9 (0.31%) LAN
18 8 (0.27%) Reverse Proxy
19 7 (0.24%) AMQP
19 7 (0.24%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 316 (10.75%) PostgreSQL
2 267 (9.08%) NoSQL
3 240 (8.17%) MySQL
4 231 (7.86%) Big Data
5 226 (7.69%) MongoDB
6 203 (6.91%) Amazon RDS
7 176 (5.99%) Hadoop
8 148 (5.04%) Amazon Redshift
9 147 (5.00%) Relational Database
10 127 (4.32%) SQL Server
11 119 (4.05%) Redis
12 112 (3.81%) Apache Cassandra
13 76 (2.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 73 (2.48%) RDBMS
15 50 (1.70%) Blockchain
16 49 (1.67%) Apache Hive
17 47 (1.60%) Data Lake
18 44 (1.50%) BigQuery
18 44 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
19 39 (1.33%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 800 (27.22%) Jenkins
2 521 (17.73%) Git (software)
3 267 (9.08%) JIRA
4 159 (5.41%) Maven
5 136 (4.63%) GitLab
6 122 (4.15%) Artifactory
7 117 (3.98%) Cucumber
8 100 (3.40%) Selenium
9 97 (3.30%) Bitbucket
10 91 (3.10%) TeamCity
11 77 (2.62%) gulp
12 76 (2.59%) JUnit
13 75 (2.55%) Sonatype Nexus
14 74 (2.52%) Mockito
15 69 (2.35%) RStudio
16 68 (2.31%) Gradle
17 62 (2.11%) SonarQube
18 60 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 59 (2.01%) Travis CI
20 50 (1.70%) Jasmine
General
1 630 (21.44%) Finance
2 274 (9.32%) Banking
3 188 (6.40%) Front Office
4 110 (3.74%) Public Sector
5 68 (2.31%) Retail
6 44 (1.50%) Legal
6 44 (1.50%) Marketing
7 41 (1.40%) Games
8 35 (1.19%) Financial Institution
9 34 (1.16%) Investment Banking
10 28 (0.95%) Law
11 18 (0.61%) Retail Banking
11 18 (0.61%) Telecoms
12 14 (0.48%) Publishing
13 12 (0.41%) Manufacturing
14 11 (0.37%) Advertising
14 11 (0.37%) Electronics
15 10 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.14%) German Language
17 3 (0.10%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1,264 (43.01%) Developer
2 704 (23.95%) DevOps Engineer
3 490 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 295 (10.04%) AWS Engineer
5 247 (8.40%) Senior Developer
6 191 (6.50%) AWS DevOps
7 188 (6.40%) Architect
8 162 (5.51%) AWS Developer
9 158 (5.38%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 158 (5.38%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 151 (5.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 144 (4.90%) Cloud Engineer
12 140 (4.76%) React Developer
13 134 (4.56%) Python Developer
14 123 (4.19%) Data Engineer
15 121 (4.12%) Software Engineer
16 117 (3.98%) Full Stack Developer
17 112 (3.81%) Senior Java Developer
18 103 (3.50%) Senior DevOps
19 102 (3.47%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 500 (17.01%) Node.js
2 427 (14.53%) Web Services
3 407 (13.85%) Kafka
4 401 (13.64%) AngularJS
5 356 (12.11%) Spring
6 337 (11.47%) React
7 321 (10.92%) REST
8 253 (8.61%) Spring Boot
9 238 (8.10%) .NET
10 215 (7.32%) HTML
11 212 (7.21%) RESTful
12 201 (6.84%) CSS
13 147 (5.00%) JSON
14 142 (4.83%) .NET Core
15 135 (4.59%) J2EE
16 125 (4.25%) Elastic Stack
17 105 (3.57%) Vue.js
18 104 (3.54%) Redux
19 101 (3.44%) HTML5
20 95 (3.23%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 247 (8.40%) Greenfield Project
2 135 (4.59%) Fixed Income
3 99 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
4 93 (3.16%) Derivative
5 69 (2.35%) User Experience
6 65 (2.21%) Algorithms
7 64 (2.18%) Cloud Native
8 63 (2.14%) Public Cloud
9 58 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
10 54 (1.84%) Data Structures
11 51 (1.74%) Data Centre
12 49 (1.67%) Linux Command Line
13 46 (1.57%) PKI
14 45 (1.53%) Virtual Team
15 31 (1.05%) Self-Motivation
16 23 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
17 22 (0.75%) Mobile App
18 21 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 14 (0.48%) Equity Derivative
20 13 (0.44%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 769 (26.17%) Linux
2 183 (6.23%) Unix
3 130 (4.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 122 (4.15%) Windows
5 54 (1.84%) CentOS
6 45 (1.53%) Mac OS X
7 39 (1.33%) Ubuntu
8 31 (1.05%) Windows Server
9 27 (0.92%) Android
10 22 (0.75%) Apple iOS
11 20 (0.68%) Solaris
12 12 (0.41%) Mac OS
13 9 (0.31%) Mesosphere
14 8 (0.27%) VMS
15 7 (0.24%) CoreOS
16 6 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
17 2 (0.068%) AIX
17 2 (0.068%) DC/OS
17 2 (0.068%) Fedora
17 2 (0.068%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,491 (50.73%) DevOps
2 1,366 (46.48%) Agile Software Development
3 980 (33.34%) Microservices
4 535 (18.20%) TDD
5 408 (13.88%) Software Engineering
6 375 (12.76%) Continuous Integration
7 351 (11.94%) Scrum
8 291 (9.90%) BDD
9 282 (9.60%) Open Source
9 282 (9.60%) Test Automation
10 263 (8.95%) Fintech
11 221 (7.52%) Front End Development
12 216 (7.35%) Configuration Management
13 198 (6.74%) Infrastructure as Code
14 182 (6.19%) Continuous Delivery
15 179 (6.09%) Asset Management
16 178 (6.06%) Mentoring
17 165 (5.61%) Pair Programming
18 153 (5.21%) Migration
19 137 (4.66%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1,259 (42.84%) Java
2 986 (33.55%) Python
3 643 (21.88%) JavaScript
4 391 (13.30%) SQL
5 346 (11.77%) Java 8
6 277 (9.42%) C#
7 239 (8.13%) Bash Shell
8 204 (6.94%) Go
9 200 (6.81%) Scala
10 171 (5.82%) Ruby
11 161 (5.48%) TypeScript
12 105 (3.57%) PowerShell
13 88 (2.99%) ES6
14 87 (2.96%) C++
15 83 (2.82%) PHP
16 81 (2.76%) Shell Script
17 56 (1.91%) Perl
18 53 (1.80%) Groovy
19 45 (1.53%) Kotlin
19 45 (1.53%) R
Qualifications
1 268 (9.12%) Security Cleared
2 219 (7.45%) SC Cleared
3 95 (3.23%) Degree
4 76 (2.59%) AWS Certification
5 31 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
6 28 (0.95%) CISSP
6 28 (0.95%) DV Cleared
7 23 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
8 13 (0.44%) IISP
8 13 (0.44%) Master's Degree
9 12 (0.41%) DBS Check
10 11 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
11 8 (0.27%) ISEB
11 8 (0.27%) ISTQB
11 8 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (0.20%) CEH
13 6 (0.20%) PhD
14 5 (0.17%) CISM
14 5 (0.17%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (3.27%) QA
2 30 (1.02%) PCI DSS
3 19 (0.65%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.34%) SLA
5 9 (0.31%) GDPR
6 8 (0.27%) PSD2
7 7 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
9 4 (0.14%) NIST
9 4 (0.14%) WCAG
10 2 (0.068%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (0.068%) NIST 800
System Software
1 52 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (1.40%) Virtual Machines
3 39 (1.33%) Active Directory
4 13 (0.44%) KVM
5 12 (0.41%) VirtualBox
6 11 (0.37%) vSphere
7 8 (0.27%) HDFS
8 7 (0.24%) LXC
8 7 (0.24%) vCloud
9 6 (0.20%) Apache Flume
9 6 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.14%) Hyper-V
10 4 (0.14%) OpenAM
10 4 (0.14%) OpenDJ
11 3 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 3 (0.10%) etcd
11 3 (0.10%) oVirt
11 3 (0.10%) Varnish
12 2 (0.068%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.068%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1,723 (58.63%) Kubernetes
2 826 (28.10%) Terraform
3 694 (23.61%) Ansible
4 313 (10.65%) Puppet
5 198 (6.74%) Opscode Chef
6 96 (3.27%) Packer
7 87 (2.96%) Grafana
8 74 (2.52%) Prometheus
9 73 (2.48%) Consul
10 50 (1.70%) Mesos
11 49 (1.67%) Kibana
12 48 (1.63%) Docker Swarm
13 40 (1.36%) Marathon
14 33 (1.12%) logstash
15 24 (0.82%) ZABBIX
16 21 (0.71%) Graphite
16 21 (0.71%) Salt
17 20 (0.68%) Nagios
18 19 (0.65%) Istio
19 18 (0.61%) linkerd
Vendors
1 262 (8.91%) Google
2 137 (4.66%) Microsoft
3 109 (3.71%) Red Hat
4 94 (3.20%) Oracle
5 85 (2.89%) Splunk
6 77 (2.62%) VMware
7 68 (2.31%) Atlassian
8 51 (1.74%) Bloomberg
8 51 (1.74%) Reuters
9 36 (1.22%) New Relic
10 31 (1.05%) SaltStack
11 28 (0.95%) Databricks
12 26 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
13 25 (0.85%) Cloudera
13 25 (0.85%) Hortonworks
13 25 (0.85%) IBM
13 25 (0.85%) Informatica
13 25 (0.85%) Talend
14 23 (0.78%) SAP
15 21 (0.71%) ServiceNow