Period
to 25 July 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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 17 20 20
Rank change year-on-year +3 0 +12
Contract jobs citing Docker 2,354 1,346 3,240
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 7.95% 8.29% 8.00%
As % of the System Software category 57.46% 55.03% 51.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,839 1,053 2,457
10th Percentile £425 £421 £425
25th Percentile £488 £475 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £550 £550
75th Percentile £638 £625 £625
90th Percentile £713 £700 £688
England median daily rate £538 £538 £540
% change year-on-year - -0.46% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
10th Percentile £37.46 " £45.02
25th Percentile £41.15 " £49.13
Median hourly rate £52.56 - £50.00
75th Percentile £61.41 " "
90th Percentile £63.56 " £61.25
England median hourly rate £65.50 £50.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +31.00% - -9.09%

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 4,097 2,446 6,350
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.84% 15.07% 15.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,004 1,803 4,646
10th Percentile £353 £275 £213
25th Percentile £450 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £625 £600 £600
90th Percentile £700 £650 £675
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 34 92
10th Percentile £15.03 £12.42 £12.76
25th Percentile £20.00 £14.59 £16.08
Median hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +62.50% -4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £50.75 £40.68 £34.51
90th Percentile £70.50 £47.83 £47.80
England median hourly rate £18.12 £17.00 £16.60
% change year-on-year +6.56% +2.41% +0.61%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -6 273 £585 +6.27% 355
West London +30 47 £580 +13.17% 106
South London +15 39 £513 -2.38% 24
East London -4 2 £426 -18.81% 45
Docker
England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 1,644 (69.84%) Kubernetes
2 1,093 (46.43%) AWS
3 1,044 (44.35%) DevOps
4 1,041 (44.22%) Agile Software Development
5 860 (36.53%) Java
6 815 (34.62%) Terraform
7 726 (30.84%) Azure
8 718 (30.50%) Microservices
9 650 (27.61%) Python
10 584 (24.81%) Jenkins
11 578 (24.55%) Finance
12 577 (24.51%) JavaScript
13 558 (23.70%) Software Engineering
14 467 (19.84%) Node.js
15 464 (19.71%) React
16 438 (18.61%) Linux
17 434 (18.44%) Git (software)
18 431 (18.31%) Ansible
19 427 (18.14%) TDD
20 404 (17.16%) Web Services
21 386 (16.40%) Serverless
22 368 (15.63%) GCP
23 354 (15.04%) Spring
24 345 (14.66%) SQL
25 321 (13.64%) Social Skills
26 319 (13.55%) TypeScript
27 308 (13.08%) AWS Lambda
28 305 (12.96%) Infrastructure as Code
29 280 (11.89%) Kafka
29 280 (11.89%) Spring Boot

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
1 105 (4.46%) Apache Spark
2 98 (4.16%) Confluence
3 94 (3.99%) Elasticsearch
4 58 (2.46%) Apache
5 48 (2.04%) nginx
6 32 (1.36%) Oracle Coherence
6 32 (1.36%) Tomcat
7 29 (1.23%) Apache Airflow
8 28 (1.19%) Cloud Foundry
9 24 (1.02%) OpenStack
10 21 (0.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 17 (0.72%) WebSphere
12 16 (0.68%) CMS
12 16 (0.68%) JBoss
12 16 (0.68%) WebLogic
13 15 (0.64%) Mule
14 8 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 8 (0.34%) Red Hat Fuse
15 7 (0.30%) Headless CMS
15 7 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.13%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.13%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.085%) Figma
3 2 (0.085%) GIMP
4 1 (0.042%) Adobe XD
4 1 (0.042%) Sketch
4 1 (0.042%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.085%) Distributed Ledger
1 2 (0.085%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.042%) Magento
2 1 (0.042%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.042%) Summit
2 1 (0.042%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 1,093 (46.43%) AWS
2 726 (30.84%) Azure
3 386 (16.40%) Serverless
4 368 (15.63%) GCP
5 308 (13.08%) AWS Lambda
6 261 (11.09%) Amazon S3
7 219 (9.30%) Amazon SQS
8 190 (8.07%) GitHub
9 182 (7.73%) AWS Step Functions
10 148 (6.29%) PaaS
11 130 (5.52%) OpenShift
12 124 (5.27%) AWS CloudFormation
13 100 (4.25%) IaaS
14 79 (3.36%) Amazon EC2
15 74 (3.14%) Amazon ECS
15 74 (3.14%) SaaS
16 65 (2.76%) Amazon EKS
17 43 (1.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 38 (1.61%) npm
19 33 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 41 (1.74%) DNS
2 39 (1.66%) Firewall
3 32 (1.36%) HTTP
4 19 (0.81%) SSL
5 17 (0.72%) VPN
6 16 (0.68%) Kerberos
7 13 (0.55%) SAN
8 12 (0.51%) Internet
8 12 (0.51%) IPv4
8 12 (0.51%) Network Security
8 12 (0.51%) TCP/IP
9 11 (0.47%) LAN
10 10 (0.42%) AMQP
10 10 (0.42%) WAN
10 10 (0.42%) Wireless
11 9 (0.38%) NAS
12 8 (0.34%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (0.34%) DHCP
12 8 (0.34%) Multicast
12 8 (0.34%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (8.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 206 (8.75%) Amazon RDS
3 196 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
4 168 (7.14%) NoSQL
5 146 (6.20%) Big Data
6 138 (5.86%) MongoDB
7 90 (3.82%) SQL Server
8 86 (3.65%) Hadoop
9 79 (3.36%) MySQL
10 76 (3.23%) Relational Database
11 66 (2.80%) Redis
12 59 (2.51%) Apache Cassandra
13 39 (1.66%) BigQuery
14 37 (1.57%) Apache Hive
15 33 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
16 29 (1.23%) Oracle Database
17 28 (1.19%) Azure SQL Database
17 28 (1.19%) Blockchain
18 27 (1.15%) HBase
19 24 (1.02%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 584 (24.81%) Jenkins
2 434 (18.44%) Git (software)
3 192 (8.16%) JIRA
4 189 (8.03%) Maven
5 121 (5.14%) GitLab
6 95 (4.04%) Gradle
7 90 (3.82%) TeamCity
8 84 (3.57%) JUnit
9 77 (3.27%) Mockito
10 65 (2.76%) webpack
11 61 (2.59%) Cucumber
12 59 (2.51%) Bitbucket
13 48 (2.04%) Sonatype Nexus
14 46 (1.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 44 (1.87%) Cypress.io
15 44 (1.87%) Gatling
16 37 (1.57%) SonarQube
17 35 (1.49%) CircleCI
17 35 (1.49%) Mocha
18 31 (1.32%) Selenium
General
1 578 (24.55%) Finance
2 321 (13.64%) Social Skills
3 268 (11.38%) Front Office
4 230 (9.77%) Banking
5 104 (4.42%) Public Sector
6 80 (3.40%) Investment Banking
7 77 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
8 69 (2.93%) Retail
9 38 (1.61%) Influencing Skills
10 36 (1.53%) Presentation Skills
11 26 (1.10%) Telecoms
12 23 (0.98%) Games
13 22 (0.93%) Financial Institution
14 20 (0.85%) Marketing
15 16 (0.68%) Law
16 13 (0.55%) Legal
17 11 (0.47%) Documentation Skills
18 10 (0.42%) Organisational Skills
18 10 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
18 10 (0.42%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1,109 (47.11%) Developer
2 417 (17.71%) DevOps Engineer
3 356 (15.12%) Java Developer
4 224 (9.52%) React Developer
5 185 (7.86%) Architect
6 175 (7.43%) Senior Developer
7 168 (7.14%) Software Engineer
8 161 (6.84%) AWS Developer
9 143 (6.07%) AWS Engineer
10 138 (5.86%) Full Stack Developer
11 115 (4.89%) Azure Engineer
11 115 (4.89%) Node.js Developer
12 105 (4.46%) Senior Java Developer
13 95 (4.04%) JavaScript Developer
13 95 (4.04%) Python Developer
14 87 (3.70%) Cloud Engineer
15 85 (3.61%) AWS DevOps
16 84 (3.57%) Azure DevOps Engineer
17 79 (3.36%) Scala Developer
18 78 (3.31%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 467 (19.84%) Node.js
2 464 (19.71%) React
3 404 (17.16%) Web Services
4 354 (15.04%) Spring
5 280 (11.89%) Kafka
5 280 (11.89%) Spring Boot
6 244 (10.37%) .NET
7 234 (9.94%) REST
8 180 (7.65%) Material-UI
9 171 (7.26%) HTML
10 167 (7.09%) CSS
11 163 (6.92%) AngularJS
12 153 (6.50%) RESTful
13 135 (5.73%) .NET Core
14 96 (4.08%) GraphQL
15 73 (3.10%) Vue.js
16 70 (2.97%) HTML5
17 67 (2.85%) Elastic Stack
18 62 (2.63%) JSON
19 59 (2.51%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 126 (5.35%) Cloud Native
2 107 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
3 82 (3.48%) User Experience
4 74 (3.14%) Public Cloud
5 63 (2.68%) Data Structures
6 61 (2.59%) Algorithms
7 57 (2.42%) Data Centre
8 50 (2.12%) Management Information System
9 38 (1.61%) Fixed Income
10 31 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
11 29 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
11 29 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
12 28 (1.19%) Derivative
13 26 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
14 24 (1.02%) CMDB
14 24 (1.02%) Legacy Applications
15 23 (0.98%) Hedge funds
16 21 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 19 (0.81%) Market Risk
18 16 (0.68%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 438 (18.61%) Linux
2 98 (4.16%) Unix
3 89 (3.78%) Windows
4 30 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (0.81%) Windows Server
6 18 (0.76%) CentOS
7 16 (0.68%) Ubuntu
8 13 (0.55%) VMS
9 9 (0.38%) Mac OS X
10 8 (0.34%) Android
10 8 (0.34%) Solaris
11 6 (0.25%) Debian
12 5 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
13 4 (0.17%) Windows Server 2016
14 3 (0.13%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.13%) Windows Server 2019
15 2 (0.085%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.085%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.085%) zOS
16 1 (0.042%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,044 (44.35%) DevOps
2 1,041 (44.22%) Agile Software Development
3 718 (30.50%) Microservices
4 558 (23.70%) Software Engineering
5 427 (18.14%) TDD
6 305 (12.96%) Infrastructure as Code
7 259 (11.00%) Scrum
8 240 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
9 218 (9.26%) Asset Management
10 217 (9.22%) Investment Management
11 215 (9.13%) BDD
12 191 (8.11%) Test Automation
13 178 (7.56%) Open Source
14 145 (6.16%) Continuous Delivery
15 143 (6.07%) Problem-Solving
16 138 (5.86%) Configuration Management
17 123 (5.23%) Migration
18 121 (5.14%) MVC
19 119 (5.06%) Analytics
20 115 (4.89%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 860 (36.53%) Java
2 650 (27.61%) Python
3 577 (24.51%) JavaScript
4 345 (14.66%) SQL
5 319 (13.55%) TypeScript
6 261 (11.09%) C#
7 199 (8.45%) Bash Shell
8 164 (6.97%) Java 8
9 159 (6.75%) Scala
10 153 (6.50%) Go
11 130 (5.52%) PowerShell
12 97 (4.12%) Kotlin
13 94 (3.99%) PHP
14 78 (3.31%) Ruby
15 76 (3.23%) Java 11
16 56 (2.38%) C++
17 51 (2.17%) Groovy
18 45 (1.91%) Shell Script
19 34 (1.44%) ES6
20 33 (1.40%) C
Qualifications
1 264 (11.21%) Security Cleared
2 223 (9.47%) SC Cleared
3 90 (3.82%) Degree
4 49 (2.08%) DV Cleared
5 35 (1.49%) AWS Certification
6 19 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (0.25%) Master's Degree
8 5 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.17%) CISSP
10 3 (0.13%) CCNA
10 3 (0.13%) CISM
10 3 (0.13%) CRISC
10 3 (0.13%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.085%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.085%) SANS
12 1 (0.042%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 1 (0.042%) CCDE
12 1 (0.042%) CEH
12 1 (0.042%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (3.19%) QA
2 35 (1.49%) Accessibility
3 19 (0.81%) GDPR
4 13 (0.55%) Data Quality
5 11 (0.47%) SLA
6 10 (0.42%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.30%) NIST
7 7 (0.30%) WCAG
8 4 (0.17%) NCSC
9 3 (0.13%) OASIS TOSCA
9 3 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.085%) ISO 15022
10 2 (0.085%) ISO 20022
10 2 (0.085%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.085%) PSD2
11 1 (0.042%) COBIT
11 1 (0.042%) HIPAA
System Software
1 35 (1.49%) Active Directory
2 30 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.55%) NFS
4 12 (0.51%) KVM
4 12 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (0.47%) HDFS
6 10 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (0.38%) Platform Symphony
7 9 (0.38%) Xen
8 8 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
9 6 (0.25%) Hyper-V
9 6 (0.25%) iptables
9 6 (0.25%) LXC
9 6 (0.25%) SRDF
9 6 (0.25%) Varnish
10 5 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 4 (0.17%) vSphere
12 3 (0.13%) Ceph
12 3 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.085%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 1,644 (69.84%) Kubernetes
2 815 (34.62%) Terraform
3 431 (18.31%) Ansible
4 160 (6.80%) Puppet
5 150 (6.37%) Prometheus
6 114 (4.84%) Grafana
7 100 (4.25%) Opscode Chef
8 36 (1.53%) Packer
9 31 (1.32%) Docker Swarm
10 29 (1.23%) Istio
10 29 (1.23%) Rancher
11 27 (1.15%) Kibana
12 19 (0.81%) logstash
13 15 (0.64%) MIIS
14 14 (0.59%) Consul
15 11 (0.47%) ZABBIX
16 10 (0.42%) Oozie
17 9 (0.38%) Icinga
17 9 (0.38%) Single Sign-On
18 8 (0.34%) Active Directory Federation Services
Vendors
1 192 (8.16%) Oracle
2 151 (6.41%) Google
3 140 (5.95%) Microsoft
4 50 (2.12%) Splunk
5 48 (2.04%) VMware
6 39 (1.66%) Atlassian
6 39 (1.66%) IBM
7 34 (1.44%) Red Hat
8 31 (1.32%) New Relic
9 26 (1.10%) Adobe
9 26 (1.10%) Databricks
9 26 (1.10%) MuleSoft
10 25 (1.06%) Dynatrace
11 23 (0.98%) Sybase
12 20 (0.85%) Cisco
13 15 (0.64%) AppDynamics
14 14 (0.59%) Hortonworks
15 13 (0.55%) CA
16 12 (0.51%) TIBCO
17 10 (0.42%) SAP