Period
to 1 October 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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 21 18 22
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4 +32
Contract jobs citing Docker 1,071 2,963 3,363
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 7.92% 7.74% 7.38%
As % of the System Software category 56.22% 50.48% 48.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 901 2,310 2,655
Median daily rate £550 £550 £550
10th Percentile £400 £425 £425
90th Percentile £713 £694 £675
England median daily rate £525 £550 £525
% change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 5
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% - -16.67%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year -22.22% -18.18% +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 1,905 5,870 6,968
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.09% 15.34% 15.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,283 4,295 5,123
Median daily rate £500 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £300 £200 £200
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 34 107 138
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £19.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +9.80% -10.00%
10th Percentile £13.91 £12.76 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £53.80 £47.50
Median hourly rate £22.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +36.36% +3.13% -4.79%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -2 151 £525 -5.41% 181
South London -13 21 £525 -4.55% 25
West London +3 7 £513 -2.38% 54
East London -6 6 £638 +15.91% 24
Docker
England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 737 (68.81%) Kubernetes
2 581 (54.25%) AWS
3 544 (50.79%) Agile Software Development
4 528 (49.30%) DevOps
5 478 (44.63%) Java
6 430 (40.15%) Azure
7 420 (39.22%) Microservices
8 394 (36.79%) Python
9 361 (33.71%) Jenkins
10 325 (30.35%) Finance
11 270 (25.21%) Terraform
12 267 (24.93%) SQL
13 248 (23.16%) Linux
14 234 (21.85%) GCP
15 228 (21.29%) Web Services
16 221 (20.63%) Git (software)
17 206 (19.23%) Software Engineering
18 193 (18.02%) TDD
19 190 (17.74%) Serverless
20 189 (17.65%) Ansible
21 177 (16.53%) JavaScript
22 172 (16.06%) AWS Lambda
23 161 (15.03%) Banking
24 158 (14.75%) Scrum
25 155 (14.47%) Asset Management
26 152 (14.19%) Amazon ECS
27 147 (13.73%) Security Cleared
27 147 (13.73%) SQL Server
28 145 (13.54%) Spring
28 145 (13.54%) Artifactory

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 96 (8.96%) Apache
2 53 (4.95%) Confluence
3 52 (4.86%) Apache Spark
4 23 (2.15%) nginx
5 21 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
6 19 (1.77%) Mule
6 19 (1.77%) SharePoint
7 17 (1.59%) OpenStack
8 14 (1.31%) JBoss
8 14 (1.31%) Tomcat
9 12 (1.12%) Apache Airflow
10 11 (1.03%) Jupyter
11 8 (0.75%) Cloud Foundry
11 8 (0.75%) IIS
12 7 (0.65%) Apache Solr
12 7 (0.65%) Red Hat Fuse
13 6 (0.56%) WebLogic
14 5 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (0.47%) Drupal
14 5 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (0.28%) Adobe Premiere
1 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (0.28%) Sketch
2 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.093%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.093%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.37%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.19%) Maximo
2 2 (0.19%) R3 Corda
3 1 (0.093%) Magento
3 1 (0.093%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 581 (54.25%) AWS
2 430 (40.15%) Azure
3 234 (21.85%) GCP
4 190 (17.74%) Serverless
5 172 (16.06%) AWS Lambda
6 152 (14.19%) Amazon ECS
7 108 (10.08%) OpenShift
8 101 (9.43%) Amazon EC2
9 93 (8.68%) AWS CloudFormation
10 91 (8.50%) Amazon S3
11 74 (6.91%) Apigee
12 70 (6.54%) GitHub
13 60 (5.60%) Amazon SQS
14 40 (3.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 39 (3.64%) PaaS
16 33 (3.08%) Amazon EKS
17 29 (2.71%) SaaS
18 26 (2.43%) IaaS
19 20 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
20 16 (1.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 44 (4.11%) SSL
2 33 (3.08%) Firewall
3 32 (2.99%) HTTPS
4 29 (2.71%) DNS
5 28 (2.61%) HTTP
6 17 (1.59%) VPN
7 16 (1.49%) Kerberos
8 12 (1.12%) TCP/IP
9 6 (0.56%) WAN
10 5 (0.47%) Internet
10 5 (0.47%) Reverse Proxy
10 5 (0.47%) VLAN
11 4 (0.37%) LAN
11 4 (0.37%) Multicast
11 4 (0.37%) Network Security
11 4 (0.37%) SNMP
12 3 (0.28%) FTP
12 3 (0.28%) MQTT
13 2 (0.19%) DSL
13 2 (0.19%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 139 (12.98%) MySQL
3 137 (12.79%) Amazon Redshift
4 134 (12.51%) PostgreSQL
5 109 (10.18%) NoSQL
6 82 (7.66%) MongoDB
7 80 (7.47%) Amazon RDS
8 67 (6.26%) Big Data
9 51 (4.76%) Relational Database
10 32 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
11 28 (2.61%) Hadoop
12 24 (2.24%) Redis
13 22 (2.05%) Apache Cassandra
14 19 (1.77%) BigQuery
15 18 (1.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 14 (1.31%) Data Lake
17 11 (1.03%) Cosmos DB
17 11 (1.03%) RDBMS
18 10 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
19 9 (0.84%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 361 (33.71%) Jenkins
2 221 (20.63%) Git (software)
3 145 (13.54%) Artifactory
4 128 (11.95%) GitLab
5 84 (7.84%) JIRA
6 57 (5.32%) Maven
7 43 (4.01%) JUnit
8 38 (3.55%) Mockito
9 37 (3.45%) RStudio
10 36 (3.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 35 (3.27%) Gradle
12 33 (3.08%) Cucumber
13 31 (2.89%) Bitbucket
14 30 (2.80%) TeamCity
15 29 (2.71%) Subversion
16 27 (2.52%) Selenium
16 27 (2.52%) Sonatype Nexus
17 25 (2.33%) Visual Studio Team System
18 22 (2.05%) SonarQube
19 19 (1.77%) Jasmine
General
1 325 (30.35%) Finance
2 161 (15.03%) Banking
3 101 (9.43%) Front Office
4 69 (6.44%) Public Sector
5 31 (2.89%) Back Office
6 27 (2.52%) Marketing
7 24 (2.24%) Investment Banking
8 21 (1.96%) Retail
9 13 (1.21%) Telecoms
10 11 (1.03%) Manufacturing
11 8 (0.75%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.75%) Games
12 7 (0.65%) Electronics
13 6 (0.56%) Advertising
14 3 (0.28%) Automotive
14 3 (0.28%) Billing
14 3 (0.28%) Law
15 2 (0.19%) French Language
15 2 (0.19%) Legal
15 2 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 516 (48.18%) Developer
2 259 (24.18%) Java Developer
3 192 (17.93%) DevOps Engineer
4 132 (12.32%) AWS Engineer
5 85 (7.94%) AWS Developer
6 84 (7.84%) Java Engineer
7 77 (7.19%) AWS DevOps
8 73 (6.82%) Architect
8 73 (6.82%) Java Software Developer
9 70 (6.54%) Software Engineer
10 65 (6.07%) Senior Developer
11 63 (5.88%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 58 (5.42%) Full Stack Developer
13 57 (5.32%) Python Developer
14 55 (5.14%) Java Software Engineer
15 51 (4.76%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 51 (4.76%) Python Engineer
16 46 (4.30%) SQL Developer
17 44 (4.11%) Cloud Architect
18 39 (3.64%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 228 (21.29%) Web Services
2 145 (13.54%) Spring
3 139 (12.98%) Kafka
4 138 (12.89%) .NET
5 126 (11.76%) HTML
6 116 (10.83%) Node.js
7 103 (9.62%) REST
8 92 (8.59%) AngularJS
8 92 (8.59%) React
9 84 (7.84%) CSS
10 83 (7.75%) OAuth
11 82 (7.66%) Swagger
12 76 (7.10%) RESTful
13 74 (6.91%) gRPC
13 74 (6.91%) Spring Boot
14 69 (6.44%) .NET Core
15 48 (4.48%) J2EE
16 46 (4.30%) HTML5
17 44 (4.11%) GraphQL
17 44 (4.11%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 123 (11.48%) Greenfield Project
2 85 (7.94%) Fixed Income
2 85 (7.94%) Hedge funds
3 69 (6.44%) Equities
4 67 (6.26%) Derivative
5 59 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
6 34 (3.17%) Cloud Native
7 25 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
7 25 (2.33%) Public Cloud
8 20 (1.87%) Data Centre
8 20 (1.87%) User Experience
9 15 (1.40%) Virtual Team
10 11 (1.03%) Blog
10 11 (1.03%) Data Structures
10 11 (1.03%) Management Information System
11 9 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (0.84%) Equity Derivative
11 9 (0.84%) Private Cloud
12 8 (0.75%) FMCG
13 7 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 248 (23.16%) Linux
2 77 (7.19%) Unix
3 65 (6.07%) Windows
4 31 (2.89%) CentOS
5 25 (2.33%) Mac OS X
6 23 (2.15%) Windows Server
7 21 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (1.59%) Windows Server 2016
9 13 (1.21%) Ubuntu
10 10 (0.93%) Android
11 9 (0.84%) Apple iOS
11 9 (0.84%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 9 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (0.56%) Windows Server 2019
14 5 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (0.37%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.37%) Windows 10
16 3 (0.28%) CoreOS
16 3 (0.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 544 (50.79%) Agile Software Development
2 528 (49.30%) DevOps
3 420 (39.22%) Microservices
4 206 (19.23%) Software Engineering
5 193 (18.02%) TDD
6 158 (14.75%) Scrum
7 155 (14.47%) Asset Management
8 141 (13.17%) Test Automation
9 121 (11.30%) Continuous Integration
10 116 (10.83%) BDD
11 99 (9.24%) Open Source
12 90 (8.40%) Continuous Delivery
13 86 (8.03%) Infrastructure as Code
14 85 (7.94%) Investment Management
15 83 (7.75%) Problem-Solving
16 73 (6.82%) Decision-Making
16 73 (6.82%) Deployment Automation
17 68 (6.35%) Kanban
18 66 (6.16%) Configuration Management
19 63 (5.88%) Infrastructure Automation
Programming Languages
1 478 (44.63%) Java
2 394 (36.79%) Python
3 267 (24.93%) SQL
4 177 (16.53%) JavaScript
5 139 (12.98%) C#
6 134 (12.51%) Java 8
7 86 (8.03%) Bash Shell
8 60 (5.60%) R
9 55 (5.14%) TypeScript
10 50 (4.67%) Scala
11 45 (4.20%) PowerShell
12 44 (4.11%) Ruby
13 37 (3.45%) PHP
14 36 (3.36%) Kotlin
15 33 (3.08%) Go
16 29 (2.71%) Perl
17 25 (2.33%) Shell Script
18 19 (1.77%) C++
19 13 (1.21%) Groovy
20 10 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 147 (13.73%) Security Cleared
2 124 (11.58%) SC Cleared
3 43 (4.01%) Degree
4 26 (2.43%) Sun Certification
5 24 (2.24%) Master's Degree
6 22 (2.05%) DV Cleared
7 17 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
8 16 (1.49%) AWS Certification
9 11 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
10 9 (0.84%) DBS Check
11 5 (0.47%) ISEB
11 5 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.19%) CCA
12 2 (0.19%) CCNA
12 2 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.19%) Network+ Certification
13 1 (0.093%) CWSP
13 1 (0.093%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (4.95%) QA
2 9 (0.84%) GDPR
2 9 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials
3 6 (0.56%) HIPAA
4 5 (0.47%) NIST
5 3 (0.28%) WCAG
6 2 (0.19%) NCSC
6 2 (0.19%) SLA
7 1 (0.093%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.093%) NIST 800
7 1 (0.093%) OASIS TOSCA
System Software
1 36 (3.36%) Active Directory
2 29 (2.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
4 15 (1.40%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (0.93%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.65%) KVM
6 7 (0.65%) Xen
7 4 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.37%) vSphere
8 3 (0.28%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
8 3 (0.28%) Gluster
8 3 (0.28%) LXC
8 3 (0.28%) Varnish
8 3 (0.28%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.19%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.19%) zsh
10 1 (0.093%) HDFS
10 1 (0.093%) iptables
10 1 (0.093%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 737 (68.81%) Kubernetes
2 270 (25.21%) Terraform
3 189 (17.65%) Ansible
4 100 (9.34%) Puppet
5 77 (7.19%) Opscode Chef
6 41 (3.83%) Prometheus
7 29 (2.71%) Packer
8 22 (2.05%) Grafana
8 22 (2.05%) Zipkin
9 14 (1.31%) Rundeck
10 13 (1.21%) Consul
11 10 (0.93%) Argo
11 10 (0.93%) Nagios
12 8 (0.75%) Kibana
13 7 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
14 6 (0.56%) Microsoft Clustering
14 6 (0.56%) Red Hat Satellite
14 6 (0.56%) Salt
15 5 (0.47%) Docker Swarm
15 5 (0.47%) Rancher
Vendors
1 122 (11.39%) Google
2 91 (8.50%) Microsoft
3 80 (7.47%) Oracle
4 44 (4.11%) Databricks
5 40 (3.73%) Atlassian
6 34 (3.17%) VMware
7 31 (2.89%) Splunk
8 27 (2.52%) Red Hat
8 27 (2.52%) SaltStack
9 23 (2.15%) Sybase
10 22 (2.05%) StreamSets
11 14 (1.31%) Cisco
12 12 (1.12%) Dell
13 11 (1.03%) Cloudera
14 10 (0.93%) HP
14 10 (0.93%) NetApp
15 9 (0.84%) AppDynamics
15 9 (0.84%) Bloomberg
15 9 (0.84%) Hortonworks
15 9 (0.84%) SAP