Period
to 26 February 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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 21 20 41
Rank change year-on-year -1 +21 +18
Contract jobs citing Docker 2,085 3,489 2,518
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 7.39% 7.92% 5.40%
As % of the System Software category 50.39% 50.46% 42.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,613 2,658 2,052
London median daily rate £550 £550 £550
10th Percentile £425 £425 £425
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
England median daily rate £550 £547 £525
% change year-on-year +0.52% +4.22% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 6
London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £46.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -24.86% -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% -22.22% -3.74%

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 4,138 6,915 5,911
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.66% 15.70% 12.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,005 5,044 4,347
London median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £200 £208 £195
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
England median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 135 156
London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £12.44 £12.76 £11.81
90th Percentile £35.00 £47.09 £54.00
England median hourly rate £16.96 £16.00 £16.19
% change year-on-year +6.00% -1.16% +1.17%

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 26 February 2020.

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 26 February 2020.

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 26 February 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 -4 406 £550 -2.22% 324
South London -4 128 £550 -1.79% 19
West London -4 44 £500 -9.09% 116
East London -5 40 £550 -4.35% 49
North London +22 4 £425 -34.62% 7
Docker
England

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 1,286 (61.68%) Kubernetes
2 1,040 (49.88%) DevOps
3 929 (44.56%) Agile Software Development
4 927 (44.46%) AWS
5 777 (37.27%) Java
6 736 (35.30%) Python
7 719 (34.48%) Microservices
8 633 (30.36%) Terraform
9 594 (28.49%) Jenkins
10 593 (28.44%) Azure
11 468 (22.45%) Linux
12 407 (19.52%) Ansible
13 398 (19.09%) Git (software)
14 385 (18.47%) Finance
15 366 (17.55%) JavaScript
16 330 (15.83%) GCP
17 315 (15.11%) TDD
17 315 (15.11%) Spring
18 301 (14.44%) Web Services
19 296 (14.20%) Security Cleared
20 293 (14.05%) Kafka
21 291 (13.96%) SQL
22 284 (13.62%) Node.js
23 280 (13.43%) REST
24 266 (12.76%) Scrum
25 264 (12.66%) Continuous Integration
26 261 (12.52%) Software Engineering
27 258 (12.37%) SC Cleared
28 257 (12.33%) Spring Boot
29 248 (11.89%) AngularJS

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
1 182 (8.73%) Elasticsearch
2 134 (6.43%) Confluence
3 102 (4.89%) Apache Spark
4 54 (2.59%) nginx
5 51 (2.45%) Apache
6 31 (1.49%) Tomcat
7 28 (1.34%) IIS
8 21 (1.01%) Apache Airflow
8 21 (1.01%) SAS
9 18 (0.86%) Camunda
10 13 (0.62%) Cloud Foundry
10 13 (0.62%) OpenStack
11 11 (0.53%) WebLogic
12 8 (0.38%) JBoss
12 8 (0.38%) WebSphere
13 7 (0.34%) CMS
14 3 (0.14%) Apache Solr
15 2 (0.096%) Jupyter
15 2 (0.096%) MTS
15 2 (0.096%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (0.096%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.048%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.048%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.048%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 7 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (0.29%) NetSuite
3 5 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.14%) Magento
6 2 (0.096%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.048%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.048%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.048%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.048%) SAP Business ByDesign
7 1 (0.048%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.048%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 927 (44.46%) AWS
2 593 (28.44%) Azure
3 330 (15.83%) GCP
4 220 (10.55%) Serverless
5 200 (9.59%) OpenShift
6 187 (8.97%) AWS CloudFormation
7 180 (8.63%) Amazon EC2
8 173 (8.30%) AWS Lambda
9 152 (7.29%) GitHub
10 148 (7.10%) Amazon S3
11 137 (6.57%) Amazon ECS
12 109 (5.23%) Amazon SQS
13 76 (3.65%) SaaS
14 56 (2.69%) PaaS
15 53 (2.54%) Amazon EKS
16 35 (1.68%) Amazon Kinesis
17 32 (1.53%) IaaS
18 30 (1.44%) AWS CodePipeline
18 30 (1.44%) npm
18 30 (1.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 35 (1.68%) HTTP
2 34 (1.63%) VPN
3 31 (1.49%) Firewall
4 30 (1.44%) TCP/IP
5 26 (1.25%) SSL
6 23 (1.10%) DNS
7 15 (0.72%) FTP
8 11 (0.53%) Internet
9 9 (0.43%) Kerberos
9 9 (0.43%) Network Security
9 9 (0.43%) SSH
10 8 (0.38%) HTTPS
11 7 (0.34%) MQTT
12 6 (0.29%) Wireshark
13 5 (0.24%) DHCP
13 5 (0.24%) Intranet
13 5 (0.24%) LAN
13 5 (0.24%) SMTP
13 5 (0.24%) WAN
14 4 (0.19%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (8.06%) MySQL
2 167 (8.01%) PostgreSQL
3 165 (7.91%) NoSQL
4 130 (6.24%) Amazon RDS
5 127 (6.09%) Big Data
6 113 (5.42%) Amazon Redshift
7 92 (4.41%) Relational Database
8 89 (4.27%) SQL Server
9 88 (4.22%) MongoDB
10 81 (3.88%) Hadoop
11 72 (3.45%) Redis
12 42 (2.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 39 (1.87%) Apache Cassandra
14 29 (1.39%) Azure SQL Database
15 27 (1.29%) Flink
16 26 (1.25%) Amazon Athena
17 24 (1.15%) Apache Hive
17 24 (1.15%) RDBMS
18 21 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
19 20 (0.96%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 594 (28.49%) Jenkins
2 398 (19.09%) Git (software)
3 183 (8.78%) JIRA
4 148 (7.10%) Maven
5 122 (5.85%) GitLab
6 114 (5.47%) Artifactory
7 92 (4.41%) Gradle
8 90 (4.32%) JUnit
9 86 (4.12%) Selenium
10 77 (3.69%) Mockito
11 59 (2.83%) SonarQube
12 57 (2.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 56 (2.69%) gulp
14 54 (2.59%) Bitbucket
14 54 (2.59%) Cucumber
14 54 (2.59%) TeamCity
15 50 (2.40%) Visual Studio Team System
16 48 (2.30%) CircleCI
16 48 (2.30%) RStudio
17 42 (2.01%) webpack
General
1 385 (18.47%) Finance
2 184 (8.82%) Banking
3 149 (7.15%) Front Office
4 113 (5.42%) Public Sector
5 55 (2.64%) Investment Banking
6 52 (2.49%) Retail
7 17 (0.82%) Marketing
8 16 (0.77%) Games
9 12 (0.58%) Publishing
9 12 (0.58%) Telecoms
10 10 (0.48%) Law
11 9 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (0.38%) Legal
13 7 (0.34%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.19%) Back Office
14 4 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
14 4 (0.19%) Electronics
14 4 (0.19%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.19%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.096%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 942 (45.18%) Developer
2 524 (25.13%) DevOps Engineer
3 362 (17.36%) Java Developer
4 181 (8.68%) AWS Engineer
5 152 (7.29%) AWS DevOps
6 143 (6.86%) Senior Developer
7 131 (6.28%) Python Developer
8 127 (6.09%) AWS Developer
9 120 (5.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 112 (5.37%) Python Engineer
11 98 (4.70%) Data Engineer
12 93 (4.46%) Cloud Engineer
13 92 (4.41%) React Developer
14 90 (4.32%) Senior DevOps
15 89 (4.27%) Architect
16 85 (4.08%) Backend Developer
16 85 (4.08%) Kubernetes Engineer
17 82 (3.93%) Senior DevOps Engineer
18 75 (3.60%) Azure Engineer
19 69 (3.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 315 (15.11%) Spring
2 301 (14.44%) Web Services
3 293 (14.05%) Kafka
4 284 (13.62%) Node.js
5 280 (13.43%) REST
6 257 (12.33%) Spring Boot
7 248 (11.89%) AngularJS
8 215 (10.31%) React
9 202 (9.69%) .NET
10 130 (6.24%) RESTful
11 128 (6.14%) HTML
12 113 (5.42%) CSS
13 105 (5.04%) Elastic Stack
14 96 (4.60%) .NET Core
15 91 (4.36%) Redux
16 90 (4.32%) JSON
17 78 (3.74%) J2EE
18 72 (3.45%) Flask
19 70 (3.36%) RabbitMQ
20 69 (3.31%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 235 (11.27%) Greenfield Project
2 100 (4.80%) Fixed Income
3 93 (4.46%) Derivative
4 77 (3.69%) Equities
5 76 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
6 75 (3.60%) Public Cloud
7 63 (3.02%) User Experience
8 51 (2.45%) Algorithms
9 49 (2.35%) Cloud Native
10 43 (2.06%) Linux Command Line
11 38 (1.82%) Data Centre
11 38 (1.82%) Mobile App
12 37 (1.77%) Blog
13 33 (1.58%) Hedge funds
14 32 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
14 32 (1.53%) Virtual Team
15 28 (1.34%) Data Structures
16 26 (1.25%) Equity Derivative
17 23 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 21 (1.01%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 468 (22.45%) Linux
2 109 (5.23%) Unix
3 104 (4.99%) Windows
4 66 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 42 (2.01%) Windows Server
6 34 (1.63%) Ubuntu
7 30 (1.44%) Android
8 26 (1.25%) CentOS
9 20 (0.96%) Mac OS X
10 18 (0.86%) Apple iOS
11 11 (0.53%) CoreOS
12 10 (0.48%) Debian
13 8 (0.38%) Solaris
13 8 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
14 5 (0.24%) Embedded Linux
14 5 (0.24%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.19%) DC/OS
16 2 (0.096%) Windows Server 2003
17 1 (0.048%) AIX
17 1 (0.048%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,040 (49.88%) DevOps
2 929 (44.56%) Agile Software Development
3 719 (34.48%) Microservices
4 315 (15.11%) TDD
5 266 (12.76%) Scrum
6 264 (12.66%) Continuous Integration
7 261 (12.52%) Software Engineering
8 215 (10.31%) Test Automation
9 202 (9.69%) Infrastructure as Code
10 192 (9.21%) Open Source
11 157 (7.53%) BDD
12 154 (7.39%) Configuration Management
13 138 (6.62%) Pair Programming
14 132 (6.33%) Asset Management
15 127 (6.09%) Migration
16 125 (6.00%) Analytics
17 117 (5.61%) Decision-Making
18 114 (5.47%) Fintech
19 112 (5.37%) Front End Development
20 111 (5.32%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 777 (37.27%) Java
2 736 (35.30%) Python
3 366 (17.55%) JavaScript
4 291 (13.96%) SQL
5 242 (11.61%) Java 8
6 234 (11.22%) C#
7 140 (6.71%) Bash Shell
8 136 (6.52%) Go
9 126 (6.04%) TypeScript
10 116 (5.56%) Ruby
11 92 (4.41%) Scala
12 90 (4.32%) PowerShell
13 87 (4.17%) R
14 61 (2.93%) Groovy
15 54 (2.59%) PHP
16 42 (2.01%) ES6
17 39 (1.87%) Shell Script
18 31 (1.49%) Kotlin
19 29 (1.39%) C++
20 20 (0.96%) Perl
Qualifications
1 296 (14.20%) Security Cleared
2 258 (12.37%) SC Cleared
3 77 (3.69%) Degree
4 26 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 26 (1.25%) DV Cleared
5 23 (1.10%) AWS Certification
6 20 (0.96%) Master's Degree
7 18 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (0.77%) MCSA
9 9 (0.43%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
10 6 (0.29%) ISEB
10 6 (0.29%) MCSE
11 5 (0.24%) CISSP
12 4 (0.19%) OCPJP
13 3 (0.14%) SANS
14 2 (0.096%) Cisco Certification
14 2 (0.096%) DBS Check
15 1 (0.048%) CCIE
15 1 (0.048%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (2.64%) QA
2 12 (0.58%) WCAG
3 8 (0.38%) SLA
4 7 (0.34%) NCSC
5 5 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.24%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.14%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.14%) NIST
6 3 (0.14%) NIST 800
7 2 (0.096%) COBIT
7 2 (0.096%) GDPR
7 2 (0.096%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.048%) DICOM
8 1 (0.048%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.048%) PMO
8 1 (0.048%) PSD2
System Software
1 36 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (1.34%) Virtual Machines
3 20 (0.96%) Active Directory
4 16 (0.77%) Hyper-V
5 15 (0.72%) VirtualBox
6 13 (0.62%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 8 (0.38%) vSphere
8 5 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.14%) NFS
10 2 (0.096%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.096%) etcd
10 2 (0.096%) HDFS
10 2 (0.096%) KVM
10 2 (0.096%) LXC
10 2 (0.096%) Varnish
10 2 (0.096%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.096%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.048%) Firmware
11 1 (0.048%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.048%) zsh
Systems Management
1 1,286 (61.68%) Kubernetes
2 633 (30.36%) Terraform
3 407 (19.52%) Ansible
4 198 (9.50%) Puppet
5 125 (6.00%) Opscode Chef
6 80 (3.84%) Packer
7 56 (2.69%) Prometheus
8 53 (2.54%) Docker Swarm
9 40 (1.92%) Kibana
10 36 (1.73%) Grafana
11 34 (1.63%) Consul
12 31 (1.49%) Istio
13 28 (1.34%) logstash
14 20 (0.96%) Rancher
15 19 (0.91%) Host Intrusion Detection System
15 19 (0.91%) Network Intrusion Detection System
16 11 (0.53%) Mesos
16 11 (0.53%) Salt
17 10 (0.48%) MIIS
17 10 (0.48%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 174 (8.35%) Google
2 109 (5.23%) Microsoft
3 52 (2.49%) Oracle
4 50 (2.40%) Red Hat
5 42 (2.01%) VMware
6 39 (1.87%) Splunk
7 32 (1.53%) Hortonworks
7 32 (1.53%) New Relic
8 27 (1.29%) Atlassian
9 24 (1.15%) Databricks
9 24 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
10 23 (1.10%) Cloudera
10 23 (1.10%) IBM
11 17 (0.82%) Informatica
12 16 (0.77%) Talend
13 13 (0.62%) SaltStack
14 12 (0.58%) Cisco
15 11 (0.53%) Confluent
16 10 (0.48%) SAP
16 10 (0.48%) Tableau