Period
to 6 December 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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 23 21 45
Rank change year-on-year -2 +24 +20
Contract jobs citing Docker 2,438 3,651 2,418
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 7.02% 7.80% 5.06%
As % of the System Software category 48.13% 50.30% 40.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,866 2,823 1,939
London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.76% +0.96%
10th Percentile £425 £425 £425
90th Percentile £688 £675 £663
England median daily rate £550 £537 £525
% change year-on-year +2.37% +2.34% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 2
London median hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -18.60% -
10th Percentile £35.00 £35.00 £36.50
90th Percentile £78.75 £35.00 £50.30
England median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% -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 5,065 7,259 5,920
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.58% 15.51% 12.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,677 5,330 4,270
London median daily rate £500 £525 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £185 £200 £185
90th Percentile £663 £656 £638
England median daily rate £450 £463 £425
% change year-on-year -2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 145 143
London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.25 £20.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.30% -7.94% +24.84%
10th Percentile £12.44 £12.75 £12.10
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.25 £56.50
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +3.13% -3.03% +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 6 December 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 6 December 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 6 December 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 -3 524 £565 +2.73% 320
South London -14 101 £565 +3.32% 48
East London -3 74 £550 -4.35% 56
West London -23 58 £500 -9.09% 100
North London +17 6 £525 -25.00% 10
Docker
England

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 1,405 (57.63%) Kubernetes
2 1,248 (51.19%) DevOps
3 1,079 (44.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1,070 (43.89%) AWS
5 930 (38.15%) Java
6 876 (35.93%) Python
7 847 (34.74%) Microservices
8 685 (28.10%) Jenkins
9 669 (27.44%) Azure
10 661 (27.11%) Terraform
11 601 (24.65%) Linux
12 535 (21.94%) JavaScript
13 525 (21.53%) Ansible
14 502 (20.59%) Git (software)
15 450 (18.46%) Finance
16 409 (16.78%) Node.js
17 393 (16.12%) TDD
18 366 (15.01%) GCP
19 349 (14.32%) Kafka
20 343 (14.07%) SQL
21 332 (13.62%) Web Services
22 331 (13.58%) Continuous Integration
23 328 (13.45%) REST
24 327 (13.41%) Spring
25 294 (12.06%) Software Engineering
26 292 (11.98%) AngularJS
27 285 (11.69%) Scrum
28 282 (11.57%) React
29 274 (11.24%) PostgreSQL
30 270 (11.07%) Puppet

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
1 170 (6.97%) Confluence
2 165 (6.77%) Elasticsearch
3 132 (5.41%) Apache Spark
4 82 (3.36%) Apache
5 62 (2.54%) nginx
6 43 (1.76%) IIS
7 28 (1.15%) OpenStack
8 27 (1.11%) Tomcat
9 18 (0.74%) CMS
10 17 (0.70%) Cloud Foundry
11 15 (0.62%) ArcGIS
11 15 (0.62%) GeoServer
12 13 (0.53%) Apache Airflow
12 13 (0.53%) WebLogic
13 12 (0.49%) SAS
14 10 (0.41%) JBoss
15 9 (0.37%) Jupyter
16 8 (0.33%) Apache Solr
17 7 (0.29%) WebSphere
18 6 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (0.082%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.041%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.041%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.041%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
1 6 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 5 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
5 2 (0.082%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.041%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 1,070 (43.89%) AWS
2 669 (27.44%) Azure
3 366 (15.01%) GCP
4 218 (8.94%) Serverless
5 199 (8.16%) GitHub
6 177 (7.26%) AWS Lambda
7 175 (7.18%) OpenShift
8 161 (6.60%) AWS CloudFormation
9 157 (6.44%) Amazon EC2
10 147 (6.03%) Amazon S3
11 107 (4.39%) Amazon ECS
12 94 (3.86%) Amazon SQS
13 86 (3.53%) PaaS
14 51 (2.09%) SaaS
15 46 (1.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 45 (1.85%) Amazon Kinesis
17 44 (1.80%) IaaS
18 42 (1.72%) npm
19 39 (1.60%) Amazon EKS
20 35 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 58 (2.38%) VPN
2 48 (1.97%) HTTP
3 35 (1.44%) Firewall
4 28 (1.15%) DNS
5 25 (1.03%) FTP
5 25 (1.03%) TCP/IP
6 19 (0.78%) SSL
7 18 (0.74%) Internet
8 17 (0.70%) VLAN
9 15 (0.62%) Network Security
10 11 (0.45%) MQTT
11 8 (0.33%) DHCP
11 8 (0.33%) HTTPS
11 8 (0.33%) LAN
12 7 (0.29%) Kerberos
12 7 (0.29%) SSH
12 7 (0.29%) WAN
13 6 (0.25%) Intrusion Detection
13 6 (0.25%) SMTP
13 6 (0.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 274 (11.24%) PostgreSQL
2 203 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 178 (7.30%) MySQL
4 153 (6.28%) Big Data
5 131 (5.37%) MongoDB
6 129 (5.29%) Amazon RDS
7 122 (5.00%) Hadoop
8 111 (4.55%) Relational Database
9 104 (4.27%) Redis
10 99 (4.06%) SQL Server
11 87 (3.57%) Amazon Redshift
12 78 (3.20%) Apache Cassandra
13 63 (2.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 47 (1.93%) RDBMS
15 40 (1.64%) Apache Hive
16 38 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
17 36 (1.48%) BigQuery
18 33 (1.35%) Blockchain
19 29 (1.19%) Flink
19 29 (1.19%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 685 (28.10%) Jenkins
2 502 (20.59%) Git (software)
3 230 (9.43%) JIRA
4 135 (5.54%) Maven
5 131 (5.37%) GitLab
6 84 (3.45%) Cucumber
7 80 (3.28%) Selenium
8 73 (2.99%) TeamCity
9 71 (2.91%) JUnit
10 70 (2.87%) Artifactory
11 67 (2.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 65 (2.67%) Bitbucket
13 63 (2.58%) gulp
14 61 (2.50%) Gradle
15 57 (2.34%) CircleCI
16 52 (2.13%) Mockito
16 52 (2.13%) SonarQube
16 52 (2.13%) Visual Studio Team System
17 44 (1.80%) webpack
18 42 (1.72%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 450 (18.46%) Finance
2 216 (8.86%) Banking
3 140 (5.74%) Front Office
4 79 (3.24%) Public Sector
5 57 (2.34%) Retail
6 38 (1.56%) Legal
7 36 (1.48%) Games
7 36 (1.48%) Investment Banking
8 29 (1.19%) Marketing
9 26 (1.07%) Law
10 15 (0.62%) Telecoms
11 14 (0.57%) Retail Banking
12 13 (0.53%) Publishing
13 11 (0.45%) Financial Institution
13 11 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
14 10 (0.41%) Manufacturing
15 9 (0.37%) Electronics
16 4 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
17 3 (0.12%) Automotive
18 2 (0.082%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1,028 (42.17%) Developer
2 618 (25.35%) DevOps Engineer
3 372 (15.26%) Java Developer
4 222 (9.11%) AWS Engineer
5 178 (7.30%) Senior Developer
6 160 (6.56%) AWS DevOps
7 133 (5.46%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 133 (5.46%) Python Developer
8 120 (4.92%) Architect
9 114 (4.68%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 113 (4.63%) Data Engineer
11 108 (4.43%) React Developer
12 107 (4.39%) Senior DevOps
13 105 (4.31%) Cloud Engineer
13 105 (4.31%) Python Engineer
14 102 (4.18%) Azure DevOps
15 100 (4.10%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 99 (4.06%) Software Engineer
17 97 (3.98%) AWS Developer
18 96 (3.94%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 409 (16.78%) Node.js
2 349 (14.32%) Kafka
3 332 (13.62%) Web Services
4 328 (13.45%) REST
5 327 (13.41%) Spring
6 292 (11.98%) AngularJS
7 282 (11.57%) React
8 241 (9.89%) Spring Boot
9 211 (8.65%) .NET
10 178 (7.30%) HTML
11 160 (6.56%) CSS
12 141 (5.78%) RESTful
13 140 (5.74%) JSON
14 129 (5.29%) .NET Core
15 120 (4.92%) Elastic Stack
16 110 (4.51%) GraphQL
17 92 (3.77%) Django
18 91 (3.73%) Flask
19 88 (3.61%) Redux
20 74 (3.04%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 226 (9.27%) Greenfield Project
2 109 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
3 84 (3.45%) Fixed Income
4 73 (2.99%) Derivative
5 72 (2.95%) Public Cloud
5 72 (2.95%) User Experience
6 70 (2.87%) Algorithms
7 61 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
8 60 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
9 44 (1.80%) Cloud Native
10 42 (1.72%) Data Structures
11 41 (1.68%) Data Centre
12 35 (1.44%) PKI
13 33 (1.35%) Virtual Team
14 27 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
15 25 (1.03%) Self-Motivation
16 23 (0.94%) Mobile App
17 15 (0.62%) Equity Derivative
18 14 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 12 (0.49%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 601 (24.65%) Linux
2 130 (5.33%) Unix
3 123 (5.05%) Windows
4 87 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 52 (2.13%) Windows Server
6 42 (1.72%) Ubuntu
7 32 (1.31%) CentOS
8 28 (1.15%) Android
9 15 (0.62%) CoreOS
10 14 (0.57%) Apple iOS
11 13 (0.53%) Mac OS X
12 12 (0.49%) Mac OS
13 9 (0.37%) Debian
13 9 (0.37%) Embedded Linux
14 7 (0.29%) Solaris
15 6 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
16 5 (0.21%) Mesosphere
17 3 (0.12%) DC/OS
18 2 (0.082%) AIX
18 2 (0.082%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,248 (51.19%) DevOps
2 1,079 (44.26%) Agile Software Development
3 847 (34.74%) Microservices
4 393 (16.12%) TDD
5 331 (13.58%) Continuous Integration
6 294 (12.06%) Software Engineering
7 285 (11.69%) Scrum
8 244 (10.01%) Test Automation
9 202 (8.29%) BDD
10 194 (7.96%) Infrastructure as Code
11 189 (7.75%) Configuration Management
12 184 (7.55%) Open Source
13 172 (7.05%) Fintech
14 152 (6.23%) Front End Development
15 149 (6.11%) Continuous Delivery
16 136 (5.58%) Mentoring
17 132 (5.41%) Data Science
18 127 (5.21%) E-Commerce
18 127 (5.21%) Problem-Solving
19 124 (5.09%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 930 (38.15%) Java
2 876 (35.93%) Python
3 535 (21.94%) JavaScript
4 343 (14.07%) SQL
5 259 (10.62%) C#
6 250 (10.25%) Java 8
7 184 (7.55%) Bash Shell
8 180 (7.38%) Go
9 158 (6.48%) TypeScript
10 150 (6.15%) Ruby
11 137 (5.62%) Scala
12 83 (3.40%) PowerShell
13 71 (2.91%) ES6
14 68 (2.79%) Shell Script
15 61 (2.50%) PHP
16 60 (2.46%) C++
17 57 (2.34%) R
18 48 (1.97%) Groovy
19 39 (1.60%) Perl
20 32 (1.31%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 263 (10.79%) Security Cleared
2 230 (9.43%) SC Cleared
3 102 (4.18%) Degree
4 51 (2.09%) AWS Certification
5 36 (1.48%) DV Cleared
6 34 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
7 24 (0.98%) CISSP
8 22 (0.90%) Master's Degree
9 15 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (0.57%) MCSA
11 13 (0.53%) IISP
12 8 (0.33%) ISTQB
13 7 (0.29%) ISEB
14 6 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
15 5 (0.21%) MCSE
16 4 (0.16%) CCA
16 4 (0.16%) CISM
16 4 (0.16%) OCPJP
16 4 (0.16%) PhD
17 3 (0.12%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (3.53%) QA
2 32 (1.31%) PCI DSS
3 11 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.41%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.41%) WCAG
5 8 (0.33%) PSD2
5 8 (0.33%) SLA
6 7 (0.29%) NCSC
7 5 (0.21%) NIST
8 3 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.12%) GDPR
8 3 (0.12%) NIST 800
9 2 (0.082%) COBIT
9 2 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.082%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 55 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (1.19%) Active Directory
2 29 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
3 16 (0.66%) Hyper-V
4 15 (0.62%) VirtualBox
5 12 (0.49%) vSphere
6 8 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (0.21%) KVM
8 4 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.12%) LXC
9 3 (0.12%) OpenAM
9 3 (0.12%) OpenDJ
9 3 (0.12%) oVirt
9 3 (0.12%) Varnish
10 2 (0.082%) etcd
10 2 (0.082%) NFS
10 2 (0.082%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.082%) Xen
11 1 (0.041%) GridGain
11 1 (0.041%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1,405 (57.63%) Kubernetes
2 661 (27.11%) Terraform
3 525 (21.53%) Ansible
4 270 (11.07%) Puppet
5 182 (7.47%) Opscode Chef
6 84 (3.45%) Packer
7 77 (3.16%) Prometheus
8 61 (2.50%) Grafana
9 56 (2.30%) Docker Swarm
10 44 (1.80%) Kibana
11 41 (1.68%) Consul
12 30 (1.23%) Mesos
13 29 (1.19%) logstash
14 22 (0.90%) Istio
15 21 (0.86%) Marathon
15 21 (0.86%) Salt
16 20 (0.82%) Host Intrusion Detection System
16 20 (0.82%) Network Intrusion Detection System
17 18 (0.74%) ZABBIX
18 17 (0.70%) linkerd
Vendors
1 233 (9.56%) Google
2 131 (5.37%) Microsoft
3 91 (3.73%) Oracle
4 68 (2.79%) Splunk
4 68 (2.79%) VMware
5 55 (2.26%) Red Hat
6 37 (1.52%) Bloomberg
7 35 (1.44%) Reuters
8 34 (1.39%) Atlassian
9 33 (1.35%) Databricks
10 28 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
11 27 (1.11%) Hortonworks
11 27 (1.11%) IBM
11 27 (1.11%) New Relic
12 26 (1.07%) SaltStack
13 24 (0.98%) Cloudera
14 18 (0.74%) Cisco
15 16 (0.66%) ESRI
16 15 (0.62%) Citrix
16 15 (0.62%) SAP