Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 17 20 20
Rank change year-on-year +3 0 +14
Contract jobs citing Docker 1,813 1,752 3,316
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 8.17% 7.43% 7.85%
As % of the System Software category 57.59% 49.86% 50.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,468 1,373 2,511
10th Percentile £425 £425 £425
25th Percentile £475 £500 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £550 £550
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% - -
75th Percentile £632 £625 £625
90th Percentile £713 £700 £675
England median daily rate £525 £550 £549
% change year-on-year -4.55% +0.23% +4.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £72.50 £67.50
Median % change year-on-year - +7.41% +44.90%
England median hourly rate £52.50 £58.00 £62.50
% change year-on-year -9.48% -7.20% +38.89%

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 3,148 3,514 6,548
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.19% 14.90% 15.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,330 2,595 4,777
10th Percentile £340 £203 £210
25th Percentile £430 £388 £410
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £600 £600 £600
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
England median daily rate £475 £463 £475
% change year-on-year +2.70% -2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 85 111
10th Percentile £12.72 £12.43 £12.76
25th Percentile £16.53 £15.25 £16.29
Median hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £20.33
Median % change year-on-year +21.05% -6.52% +1.63%
75th Percentile £51.13 £25.00 £36.67
90th Percentile £60.00 £47.83 £47.09
England median hourly rate £18.55 £16.50 £16.21
% change year-on-year +12.42% +1.80% +2.19%

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 20 April 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
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 20 April 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 +3 217 £550 - 263
West London +16 27 £575 +21.05% 107
South London -17 10 £505 -8.18% 9
East London -4 2 £688 +25.00% 63
North London +8 1 £488 -7.14% 6
Docker
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 1,295 (71.43%) Kubernetes
2 835 (46.06%) AWS
3 805 (44.40%) Agile Software Development
4 776 (42.80%) DevOps
5 690 (38.06%) Java
6 635 (35.02%) Terraform
7 583 (32.16%) Azure
8 535 (29.51%) JavaScript
9 517 (28.52%) Microservices
10 498 (27.47%) Python
11 477 (26.31%) Finance
12 466 (25.70%) Software Engineering
13 465 (25.65%) Node.js
14 407 (22.45%) React
15 384 (21.18%) Web Services
16 380 (20.96%) Jenkins
17 379 (20.90%) Linux
18 325 (17.93%) TDD
19 317 (17.48%) Git (software)
20 313 (17.26%) Front Office
21 285 (15.72%) Serverless
22 281 (15.50%) GCP
22 281 (15.50%) Spring
23 273 (15.06%) Security Cleared
24 272 (15.00%) Ansible
25 256 (14.12%) TypeScript
26 247 (13.62%) SC Cleared
27 244 (13.46%) Investment Management
28 239 (13.18%) Asset Management
29 237 (13.07%) SQL

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 72 (3.97%) Apache Spark
2 67 (3.70%) Apache
3 64 (3.53%) Elasticsearch
4 62 (3.42%) Confluence
5 60 (3.31%) Mule
6 41 (2.26%) nginx
7 27 (1.49%) JBoss
8 24 (1.32%) Cloud Foundry
8 24 (1.32%) Oracle Coherence
9 20 (1.10%) Camunda
10 16 (0.88%) Apache Airflow
10 16 (0.88%) Red Hat Fuse
11 15 (0.83%) Tomcat
12 13 (0.72%) OpenStack
13 12 (0.66%) WebLogic
14 10 (0.55%) CMS
14 10 (0.55%) WebSphere
15 9 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 9 (0.50%) IIS
16 5 (0.28%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (0.22%) Chatbot
1 4 (0.22%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.11%) Figma
2 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.055%) Adobe XD
3 1 (0.055%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.055%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.055%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 8 (0.44%) Distributed Ledger
2 4 (0.22%) R3 Corda
3 3 (0.17%) Summit
4 2 (0.11%) Maximo
5 1 (0.055%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 835 (46.06%) AWS
2 583 (32.16%) Azure
3 285 (15.72%) Serverless
4 281 (15.50%) GCP
5 234 (12.91%) AWS Lambda
6 218 (12.02%) Amazon S3
7 179 (9.87%) Amazon SQS
8 150 (8.27%) AWS Step Functions
9 135 (7.45%) GitHub
10 102 (5.63%) OpenShift
11 88 (4.85%) PaaS
12 73 (4.03%) AWS CloudFormation
13 63 (3.47%) IaaS
14 51 (2.81%) SaaS
15 46 (2.54%) Amazon ECS
16 45 (2.48%) Amazon EC2
17 41 (2.26%) Amazon EKS
18 32 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
19 25 (1.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 21 (1.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.10%) Firewall
2 16 (0.88%) DNS
3 14 (0.77%) Network Security
4 12 (0.66%) HTTP
4 12 (0.66%) TCP/IP
5 11 (0.61%) SSL
6 10 (0.55%) Multicast
7 9 (0.50%) Wireless
8 8 (0.44%) LAN
8 8 (0.44%) VPN
8 8 (0.44%) WAN
9 6 (0.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (0.33%) Internet
9 6 (0.33%) Kerberos
10 5 (0.28%) DSL
11 4 (0.22%) HTTPS
11 4 (0.22%) iSCSI
11 4 (0.22%) OSPF
11 4 (0.22%) SAN
11 4 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (9.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 165 (9.10%) Amazon RDS
3 131 (7.23%) PostgreSQL
4 119 (6.56%) NoSQL
5 111 (6.12%) Big Data
6 95 (5.24%) Relational Database
7 88 (4.85%) MongoDB
8 62 (3.42%) SQL Server
9 48 (2.65%) MySQL
10 41 (2.26%) Hadoop
11 40 (2.21%) Redis
12 35 (1.93%) Apache Cassandra
13 30 (1.65%) Azure SQL Database
14 27 (1.49%) Apache Ignite
15 22 (1.21%) BigQuery
15 22 (1.21%) Blockchain
16 18 (0.99%) Apache Hive
17 16 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
17 16 (0.88%) HBase
18 14 (0.77%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 380 (20.96%) Jenkins
2 317 (17.48%) Git (software)
3 136 (7.50%) Maven
4 114 (6.29%) JIRA
5 94 (5.18%) GitLab
6 60 (3.31%) Gradle
7 59 (3.25%) SonarQube
8 58 (3.20%) JUnit
9 48 (2.65%) TeamCity
9 48 (2.65%) webpack
10 45 (2.48%) Cucumber
11 43 (2.37%) Mockito
12 42 (2.32%) Selenium
13 36 (1.99%) Bitbucket
14 35 (1.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 29 (1.60%) CircleCI
16 25 (1.38%) Artifactory
16 25 (1.38%) Sonatype Nexus
17 21 (1.16%) Gatling
17 21 (1.16%) Subversion
General
1 477 (26.31%) Finance
2 313 (17.26%) Front Office
3 211 (11.64%) Banking
4 61 (3.36%) Public Sector
5 54 (2.98%) Investment Banking
6 44 (2.43%) Retail
7 23 (1.27%) Telecoms
8 20 (1.10%) Marketing
9 10 (0.55%) Games
10 6 (0.33%) Advertising
10 6 (0.33%) Multimedia
11 5 (0.28%) Electronics
11 5 (0.28%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.28%) Law
11 5 (0.28%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.28%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.17%) Automotive
12 3 (0.17%) Billing
12 3 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.11%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 987 (54.44%) Developer
2 297 (16.38%) Java Developer
3 288 (15.89%) DevOps Engineer
4 246 (13.57%) React Developer
5 186 (10.26%) AWS Developer
6 159 (8.77%) Senior Developer
7 148 (8.16%) Full Stack Developer
8 128 (7.06%) Node.js Developer
9 109 (6.01%) AWS DevOps
10 106 (5.85%) Architect
10 106 (5.85%) JavaScript Developer
11 105 (5.79%) AWS Engineer
12 84 (4.63%) Python Developer
13 80 (4.41%) Senior Java Developer
14 79 (4.36%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 72 (3.97%) Azure Engineer
16 69 (3.81%) Software Engineer
17 67 (3.70%) UI Developer
17 67 (3.70%) UI Engineer
18 66 (3.64%) UX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 465 (25.65%) Node.js
2 407 (22.45%) React
3 384 (21.18%) Web Services
4 281 (15.50%) Spring
5 190 (10.48%) REST
6 187 (10.31%) Kafka
7 181 (9.98%) Spring Boot
8 163 (8.99%) .NET
9 126 (6.95%) CSS
9 126 (6.95%) HTML
10 109 (6.01%) .NET Core
11 108 (5.96%) AngularJS
12 88 (4.85%) RESTful
13 70 (3.86%) Middleware
14 65 (3.59%) Apache Camel
15 64 (3.53%) Redux
16 63 (3.47%) JSON
17 58 (3.20%) Spring Integration
18 54 (2.98%) GraphQL
18 54 (2.98%) gRPC
Miscellaneous
1 110 (6.07%) Greenfield Project
2 92 (5.07%) User Experience
3 62 (3.42%) Cloud Native
4 58 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
5 55 (3.03%) Fixed Income
6 41 (2.26%) Data Centre
7 40 (2.21%) Derivative
8 39 (2.15%) Public Cloud
9 29 (1.60%) Algorithms
10 28 (1.54%) Equities
11 27 (1.49%) Data Structures
11 27 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
12 23 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
12 23 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
13 21 (1.16%) Mobile App
14 20 (1.10%) Management Information System
15 17 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
15 17 (0.94%) Market Risk
16 15 (0.83%) Private Cloud
17 14 (0.77%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 379 (20.90%) Linux
2 141 (7.78%) Unix
3 78 (4.30%) Windows
4 25 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (1.21%) Windows Server
6 18 (0.99%) CentOS
7 13 (0.72%) Mac OS X
8 9 (0.50%) Ubuntu
9 7 (0.39%) Android
9 7 (0.39%) Solaris
10 6 (0.33%) Windows Server 2016
11 5 (0.28%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.22%) Windows Server 2019
13 3 (0.17%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.17%) VMS
14 2 (0.11%) AIX
14 2 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
14 2 (0.11%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 805 (44.40%) Agile Software Development
2 776 (42.80%) DevOps
3 517 (28.52%) Microservices
4 466 (25.70%) Software Engineering
5 325 (17.93%) TDD
6 244 (13.46%) Investment Management
7 239 (13.18%) Asset Management
8 178 (9.82%) Scrum
9 176 (9.71%) Continuous Integration
10 170 (9.38%) BDD
11 168 (9.27%) Test Automation
12 158 (8.71%) Infrastructure as Code
13 115 (6.34%) Open Source
14 103 (5.68%) Continuous Delivery
15 100 (5.52%) Configuration Management
16 91 (5.02%) Release Management
17 89 (4.91%) Migration
17 89 (4.91%) MVC
18 88 (4.85%) Problem-Solving
19 82 (4.52%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 690 (38.06%) Java
2 535 (29.51%) JavaScript
3 498 (27.47%) Python
4 256 (14.12%) TypeScript
5 237 (13.07%) SQL
6 176 (9.71%) C#
7 149 (8.22%) Java 8
8 126 (6.95%) Kotlin
9 115 (6.34%) Go
10 109 (6.01%) Scala
11 105 (5.79%) Bash Shell
12 84 (4.63%) PowerShell
13 78 (4.30%) Ruby
14 61 (3.36%) PHP
15 46 (2.54%) C++
16 38 (2.10%) Shell Script
17 30 (1.65%) ES6
18 23 (1.27%) C
19 21 (1.16%) Groovy
20 13 (0.72%) R
Qualifications
1 273 (15.06%) Security Cleared
2 247 (13.62%) SC Cleared
3 94 (5.18%) Degree
4 35 (1.93%) DV Cleared
5 25 (1.38%) AWS Certification
6 8 (0.44%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.22%) CCNA
8 4 (0.22%) CCNP
9 3 (0.17%) CISSP
9 3 (0.17%) RHCE
10 2 (0.11%) CISM
10 2 (0.11%) CRISC
10 2 (0.11%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.11%) RHCSA
10 2 (0.11%) RHCVA
10 2 (0.11%) VCAP
11 1 (0.055%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (1.99%) QA
2 10 (0.55%) SLA
3 8 (0.44%) NIST
3 8 (0.44%) WCAG
4 3 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.11%) ISO 15022
5 2 (0.11%) ISO 20022
5 2 (0.11%) OASIS TOSCA
5 2 (0.11%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.055%) GDPR
System Software
1 24 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
2 22 (1.21%) Active Directory
2 22 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.55%) KVM
4 8 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 8 (0.44%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.39%) vSphere
6 6 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (0.33%) VMware NSX
6 6 (0.33%) Xen
7 5 (0.28%) LXC
7 5 (0.28%) NFS
7 5 (0.28%) Platform Symphony
8 4 (0.22%) SRDF
8 4 (0.22%) vCloud
8 4 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.17%) Varnish
10 2 (0.11%) HDFS
10 2 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.11%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1,295 (71.43%) Kubernetes
2 635 (35.02%) Terraform
3 272 (15.00%) Ansible
4 109 (6.01%) Puppet
5 81 (4.47%) Opscode Chef
6 69 (3.81%) Prometheus
7 55 (3.03%) Grafana
8 25 (1.38%) Packer
9 22 (1.21%) Docker Swarm
10 17 (0.94%) Kibana
11 15 (0.83%) Istio
12 13 (0.72%) Consul
12 13 (0.72%) Salt
13 12 (0.66%) Rancher
14 9 (0.50%) logstash
14 9 (0.50%) Nagios
15 7 (0.39%) Zipkin
16 6 (0.33%) vRealize
17 5 (0.28%) Icinga
17 5 (0.28%) Mesos
Vendors
1 90 (4.96%) Microsoft
2 80 (4.41%) Google
3 76 (4.19%) Oracle
4 37 (2.04%) VMware
5 33 (1.82%) Atlassian
6 28 (1.54%) Red Hat
7 25 (1.38%) Splunk
8 24 (1.32%) Bloomberg
9 22 (1.21%) Databricks
10 21 (1.16%) MuleSoft
11 20 (1.10%) Sybase
12 19 (1.05%) IBM
13 16 (0.88%) New Relic
14 15 (0.83%) Hortonworks
15 14 (0.77%) AppDynamics
16 12 (0.66%) Cisco
17 10 (0.55%) Murex
17 10 (0.55%) SAP
18 9 (0.50%) Adobe
18 9 (0.50%) Dynatrace