Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 48 69
Rank change year-on-year +27 +21 +192
Contract jobs citing Docker 3,596 2,292 1,603
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 7.73% 4.88% 3.56%
As % of the System Software category 49.40% 40.01% 29.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,783 1,822 1,170
London median daily rate £550 £525 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +3.96% +6.32%
10th Percentile £425 £425 £406
90th Percentile £675 £663 £630
England median daily rate £525 £520 £500
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
London median hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.60% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year -22.22% - -

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 7,280 5,728 5,494
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.66% 12.20% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,349 4,094 3,802
London median daily rate £510 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.37% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £200 £185 £198
90th Percentile £656 £638 £613
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.79% +9.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 148 144
London median hourly rate £19.25 £20.71 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.03% +25.48% -
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.35 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.31 £50.60 £48.95
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.73 £15.50
% change year-on-year -4.33% +7.90% -3.13%

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 14 November 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
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 14 November 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 +40 757 £550 +2.33% 270
South London +13 346 £547 +1.27% 42
East London +41 138 £563 +2.27% 65
West London +10 135 £550 +4.76% 166
North London -4 3 £750 +62.16% 10
Docker
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 1,908 (53.06%) DevOps
2 1,870 (52.00%) Kubernetes
3 1,768 (49.17%) Agile Software Development
4 1,664 (46.27%) Java
5 1,576 (43.83%) Amazon AWS
6 1,222 (33.98%) Jenkins
7 1,117 (31.06%) Ansible
8 1,080 (30.03%) Python
9 1,053 (29.28%) Microservices
10 978 (27.20%) Linux
11 936 (26.03%) Git (software)
12 914 (25.42%) Terraform
13 900 (25.03%) TDD
14 763 (21.22%) JavaScript
15 624 (17.35%) Continuous Integration
16 623 (17.32%) Java 8
17 612 (17.02%) Node.js
18 605 (16.82%) Spring
19 587 (16.32%) Microsoft Azure
20 580 (16.13%) Puppet
21 579 (16.10%) Finance
22 521 (14.49%) Kafka
23 493 (13.71%) BDD
24 477 (13.26%) REST
25 474 (13.18%) Spring Boot
26 450 (12.51%) Test Automation
26 450 (12.51%) Web Services
27 428 (11.90%) Scrum
28 420 (11.68%) Opscode Chef
29 419 (11.65%) Bash Shell

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
1 367 (10.21%) Elasticsearch
2 199 (5.53%) Confluence
3 178 (4.95%) Apache
4 162 (4.51%) Apache Spark
5 87 (2.42%) nginx
6 78 (2.17%) OpenStack
7 63 (1.75%) Tomcat
8 61 (1.70%) Cloud Foundry
9 58 (1.61%) Apache Solr
10 55 (1.53%) CMS
11 47 (1.31%) WebSphere
12 43 (1.20%) IIS
13 31 (0.86%) WebLogic
14 30 (0.83%) JBoss
15 24 (0.67%) MQSeries
16 18 (0.50%) WordPress
17 17 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 15 (0.42%) Apache Airflow
19 14 (0.39%) Apache Pig
20 13 (0.36%) Gunicorn
Applications
1 15 (0.42%) Photoshop
2 7 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.17%) Fireworks
4 4 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.11%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (0.083%) HipChat
6 2 (0.056%) InVision
Business Applications
1 22 (0.61%) Distributed Ledger
2 8 (0.22%) SAP Hybris
3 4 (0.11%) SAP MM
3 4 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.11%) SAP R/3
4 3 (0.083%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.056%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.028%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.028%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.028%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.028%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (0.028%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.028%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 1,576 (43.83%) Amazon AWS
2 587 (16.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 323 (8.98%) Google Cloud Platform
4 230 (6.40%) Serverless
5 220 (6.12%) GitHub
6 196 (5.45%) Amazon EC2
7 165 (4.59%) PaaS
8 163 (4.53%) AWS Lambda
9 156 (4.34%) OpenShift
10 149 (4.14%) Amazon S3
11 127 (3.53%) AWS CloudFormation
12 92 (2.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 90 (2.50%) IaaS
14 74 (2.06%) SaaS
15 63 (1.75%) npm
16 59 (1.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 51 (1.42%) Heroku
18 48 (1.33%) Amazon SQS
19 45 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
19 45 (1.25%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 117 (3.25%) HTTP
2 102 (2.84%) Firewall
3 84 (2.34%) TCP/IP
4 82 (2.28%) DNS
5 66 (1.84%) SSL
6 53 (1.47%) Internet
7 38 (1.06%) FTP
8 35 (0.97%) Kerberos
9 30 (0.83%) SSH
10 29 (0.81%) VPN
11 22 (0.61%) AMQP
12 20 (0.56%) BIG-IP
13 19 (0.53%) SMTP
14 16 (0.44%) VLAN
15 12 (0.33%) DMZ
15 12 (0.33%) OpenVPN
16 11 (0.31%) Intrusion Detection
16 11 (0.31%) OpenLDAP
17 10 (0.28%) DHCP
18 9 (0.25%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 400 (11.12%) NoSQL
2 381 (10.60%) PostgreSQL
3 371 (10.32%) MongoDB
4 266 (7.40%) Big Data
5 249 (6.92%) MySQL
6 247 (6.87%) Apache Cassandra
6 247 (6.87%) Hadoop
7 204 (5.67%) Relational Database
8 154 (4.28%) Redis
9 141 (3.92%) SQL Server
10 108 (3.00%) Amazon RDS
11 99 (2.75%) HBase
12 82 (2.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 68 (1.89%) RDBMS
14 64 (1.78%) Couchbase
15 52 (1.45%) Blockchain
16 48 (1.33%) Apache Hive
17 26 (0.72%) SQL Server 2016
18 25 (0.70%) Riak
19 24 (0.67%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 1,222 (33.98%) Jenkins
2 936 (26.03%) Git (software)
3 346 (9.62%) Maven
4 304 (8.45%) JIRA
5 267 (7.42%) Selenium
6 237 (6.59%) Cucumber
7 180 (5.01%) Gradle
8 169 (4.70%) GitLab
9 132 (3.67%) Artifactory
10 130 (3.62%) Bitbucket
11 123 (3.42%) JUnit
11 123 (3.42%) TeamCity
12 112 (3.11%) Sonatype Nexus
13 103 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 98 (2.73%) SonarQube
15 95 (2.64%) Mocha
16 91 (2.53%) gulp
17 88 (2.45%) Gatling
18 85 (2.36%) Visual Studio Team System
19 83 (2.31%) Vagrant
General
1 579 (16.10%) Finance
2 299 (8.31%) Banking
3 160 (4.45%) Retail
4 49 (1.36%) Telecoms
5 47 (1.31%) Investment Banking
6 46 (1.28%) Games
7 42 (1.17%) Front Office
8 35 (0.97%) Financial Institution
9 34 (0.95%) Advertising
10 33 (0.92%) Marketing
11 28 (0.78%) Legal
12 23 (0.64%) Law
13 22 (0.61%) Publishing
14 20 (0.56%) Back Office
15 9 (0.25%) Manufacturing
16 8 (0.22%) Automotive
17 5 (0.14%) Billing
17 5 (0.14%) Electronics
18 4 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
19 3 (0.083%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 1,560 (43.38%) Developer
2 1,057 (29.39%) DevOps Engineer
3 745 (20.72%) Java Developer
4 343 (9.54%) AWS Engineer
5 317 (8.82%) AWS DevOps
5 317 (8.82%) Senior Developer
6 287 (7.98%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 178 (4.95%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 164 (4.56%) Senior Java Developer
9 157 (4.37%) Senior DevOps
10 150 (4.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 146 (4.06%) Architect
12 142 (3.95%) Full Stack Developer
13 139 (3.87%) AWS Developer
14 133 (3.70%) React Developer
15 122 (3.39%) Node.js Developer
16 121 (3.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 121 (3.36%) Java Engineer
17 120 (3.34%) Consultant
18 111 (3.09%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 612 (17.02%) Node.js
2 605 (16.82%) Spring
3 521 (14.49%) Kafka
4 477 (13.26%) REST
5 474 (13.18%) Spring Boot
6 450 (12.51%) Web Services
7 396 (11.01%) React
8 331 (9.20%) RESTful
9 311 (8.65%) HTML
10 301 (8.37%) AngularJS
11 300 (8.34%) CSS
12 195 (5.42%) .NET
13 178 (4.95%) HTML5
14 172 (4.78%) JSON
15 153 (4.25%) Hibernate
16 151 (4.20%) Elastic Stack
17 140 (3.89%) Redux
18 109 (3.03%) Express
19 106 (2.95%) RabbitMQ
20 98 (2.73%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 323 (8.98%) Greenfield Project
2 187 (5.20%) Fintech
3 114 (3.17%) Computer Science
4 108 (3.00%) Public Cloud
4 108 (3.00%) User Experience
5 89 (2.47%) Mobile App
6 83 (2.31%) Algorithms
7 75 (2.09%) Cloud Native
8 72 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
9 67 (1.86%) Linux Command Line
10 65 (1.81%) Data Centre
11 60 (1.67%) Data Structures
12 42 (1.17%) Device Driver
12 42 (1.17%) iPad
13 34 (0.95%) Hedge funds
14 32 (0.89%) Fixed Income
14 32 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 31 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
16 26 (0.72%) Self-Motivation
17 25 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 978 (27.20%) Linux
2 278 (7.73%) Unix
3 201 (5.59%) Windows
4 136 (3.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 133 (3.70%) CentOS
6 85 (2.36%) Ubuntu
7 57 (1.59%) Windows Server
8 54 (1.50%) Android
9 50 (1.39%) Apple iOS
10 47 (1.31%) CoreOS
11 23 (0.64%) VMS
12 14 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (0.31%) Mesosphere
14 10 (0.28%) DC/OS
15 9 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
16 5 (0.14%) Debian
16 5 (0.14%) Mac OS X
16 5 (0.14%) Solaris
17 3 (0.083%) Amazon Linux
18 2 (0.056%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,908 (53.06%) DevOps
2 1,768 (49.17%) Agile Software Development
3 1,053 (29.28%) Microservices
4 900 (25.03%) TDD
5 624 (17.35%) Continuous Integration
6 493 (13.71%) BDD
7 450 (12.51%) Test Automation
8 428 (11.90%) Scrum
9 413 (11.48%) Configuration Management
10 378 (10.51%) Open Source
11 359 (9.98%) Software Engineering
12 288 (8.01%) Continuous Delivery
13 211 (5.87%) E-Commerce
14 201 (5.59%) Kanban
15 188 (5.23%) Pair Programming
16 172 (4.78%) Problem-Solving
17 161 (4.48%) Mentoring
18 152 (4.23%) Migration
19 151 (4.20%) Front End Development
20 145 (4.03%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1,664 (46.27%) Java
2 1,080 (30.03%) Python
3 763 (21.22%) JavaScript
4 623 (17.32%) Java 8
5 419 (11.65%) Bash Shell
6 358 (9.96%) Go
7 338 (9.40%) SQL
8 305 (8.48%) Ruby
9 286 (7.95%) Scala
10 252 (7.01%) Groovy
11 227 (6.31%) C#
12 175 (4.87%) ES6
13 129 (3.59%) TypeScript
14 121 (3.36%) PHP
15 111 (3.09%) Perl
16 105 (2.92%) PowerShell
17 94 (2.61%) Shell Script
18 74 (2.06%) C++
19 39 (1.08%) R
20 35 (0.97%) C
Qualifications
1 377 (10.48%) Security Cleared
2 266 (7.40%) SC Cleared
3 114 (3.17%) Degree
4 65 (1.81%) Computer Science Degree
5 35 (0.97%) AWS Certification
6 20 (0.56%) DV Cleared
7 18 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
7 18 (0.50%) ISTQB
8 16 (0.44%) Master's Degree
9 11 (0.31%) RHCE
10 9 (0.25%) CISSP
11 8 (0.22%) ISEB
11 8 (0.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 6 (0.17%) CISMP
13 5 (0.14%) CESG Certified Professional
14 4 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
14 4 (0.11%) DBS Check
15 3 (0.083%) CCIE
15 3 (0.083%) Numerate Degree
16 2 (0.056%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (3.23%) QA
2 11 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (0.28%) GDPR
3 10 (0.28%) PMO
4 7 (0.19%) MiFID
4 7 (0.19%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.19%) WCAG
5 3 (0.083%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.083%) SLA
6 2 (0.056%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.056%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.056%) HL7
7 1 (0.028%) ISO 20022
7 1 (0.028%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.028%) OASIS TOSCA
System Software
1 60 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
3 46 (1.28%) Active Directory
4 35 (0.97%) HDFS
5 29 (0.81%) etcd
5 29 (0.81%) flannel
6 27 (0.75%) NFS
7 22 (0.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 20 (0.56%) Ceph
9 19 (0.53%) SkyDNS
10 18 (0.50%) GlusterFS
10 18 (0.50%) KVM
10 18 (0.50%) Xen
11 14 (0.39%) Squid
11 14 (0.39%) vCloud
12 9 (0.25%) Postfix
13 8 (0.22%) LXC
14 7 (0.19%) Apache Flume
14 7 (0.19%) Hyper-V
14 7 (0.19%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1,870 (52.00%) Kubernetes
2 1,117 (31.06%) Ansible
3 914 (25.42%) Terraform
4 580 (16.13%) Puppet
5 420 (11.68%) Opscode Chef
6 159 (4.42%) Mesos
7 129 (3.59%) Prometheus
8 114 (3.17%) Docker Swarm
9 89 (2.47%) Packer
10 84 (2.34%) Rancher
11 83 (2.31%) Grafana
12 80 (2.22%) Kibana
13 76 (2.11%) Nagios
14 66 (1.84%) logstash
15 60 (1.67%) Consul
16 54 (1.50%) Sysdig
17 52 (1.45%) Marathon
18 48 (1.33%) ZABBIX
19 43 (1.20%) HAProxy
20 41 (1.14%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 281 (7.81%) Google
2 148 (4.12%) Splunk
3 138 (3.84%) Red Hat
4 137 (3.81%) Oracle
5 122 (3.39%) Microsoft
6 93 (2.59%) VMware
7 79 (2.20%) Atlassian
8 59 (1.64%) AppDynamics
9 44 (1.22%) SaltStack
10 42 (1.17%) New Relic
11 38 (1.06%) Hortonworks
11 38 (1.06%) IBM
12 34 (0.95%) Cloudera
13 31 (0.86%) F5
14 25 (0.70%) Adobe
14 25 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
15 21 (0.58%) SAP
16 19 (0.53%) hybris
17 18 (0.50%) NetApp
17 18 (0.50%) SOASTA, Inc