Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 19 24 19
Rank change year-on-year +5 -5 +23
Contract jobs citing Docker 1,418 2,120 3,557
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 8.14% 7.05% 8.00%
As % of the System Software category 58.26% 48.21% 51.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,360 1,723 2,798
Median daily rate £525 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% - +2.33%
10th Percentile £406 £425 £425
90th Percentile £713 £700 £675
England median daily rate £525 £550 £540
% change year-on-year -4.55% +1.85% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Median hourly rate - £72.50 -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £65.00 £64.00
% change year-on-year -38.46% +1.56% +46.29%

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 2,434 4,397 6,959
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.96% 14.63% 15.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,785 3,270 5,165
Median daily rate £501 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.10% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £308 £185 £205
90th Percentile £700 £675 £663
England median daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 111 129
Median hourly rate £23.00 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.99% -1.58% +1.60%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.44 £12.75
90th Percentile £60.00 £50.00 £46.82
Median hourly rate £17.25 £16.42 £16.00
% change year-on-year +5.05% +2.63% -

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +7 185 £550 - 197
South London -10 19 £505 -8.18% 24
West London +11 14 £513 +2.50% 69
East London -4 5 £650 +18.18% 39
North London +7 1 £488 +50.00% 4
Docker
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 1,005 (70.87%) Kubernetes
2 683 (48.17%) AWS
3 633 (44.64%) Agile Software Development
4 623 (43.94%) DevOps
5 560 (39.49%) Java
6 468 (33.00%) Python
7 460 (32.44%) Terraform
8 445 (31.38%) Azure
9 400 (28.21%) Microservices
10 389 (27.43%) JavaScript
11 377 (26.59%) Finance
12 368 (25.95%) Jenkins
13 337 (23.77%) Node.js
14 322 (22.71%) Software Engineering
15 321 (22.64%) Linux
16 293 (20.66%) Web Services
17 287 (20.24%) React
18 279 (19.68%) Git (software)
19 240 (16.93%) GCP
20 236 (16.64%) Front Office
21 235 (16.57%) TDD
22 229 (16.15%) Spring
23 220 (15.51%) Ansible
24 219 (15.44%) Security Cleared
25 218 (15.37%) SQL
26 216 (15.23%) Serverless
27 200 (14.10%) SC Cleared
28 199 (14.03%) Banking
29 197 (13.89%) Asset Management
30 185 (13.05%) AWS Lambda

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 98 (6.91%) Apache
2 69 (4.87%) Mule
3 66 (4.65%) Apache Spark
4 49 (3.46%) Confluence
5 46 (3.24%) Elasticsearch
6 32 (2.26%) JBoss
7 31 (2.19%) nginx
8 20 (1.41%) OpenStack
9 19 (1.34%) Red Hat Fuse
10 17 (1.20%) Camunda
11 16 (1.13%) Apache Airflow
12 13 (0.92%) IIS
13 10 (0.71%) Jupyter
13 10 (0.71%) Tomcat
13 10 (0.71%) WebLogic
14 8 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
14 8 (0.56%) SharePoint
15 6 (0.42%) CMS
16 5 (0.35%) Drupal
16 5 (0.35%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 5 (0.35%) Chatbot
2 3 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (0.21%) Adobe Premiere
2 3 (0.21%) Sketch
3 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.071%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.071%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.21%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.071%) Magento
2 1 (0.071%) Maximo
2 1 (0.071%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 683 (48.17%) AWS
2 445 (31.38%) Azure
3 240 (16.93%) GCP
4 216 (15.23%) Serverless
5 185 (13.05%) AWS Lambda
6 128 (9.03%) Amazon S3
7 104 (7.33%) GitHub
8 98 (6.91%) Amazon SQS
9 78 (5.50%) Amazon ECS
10 76 (5.36%) OpenShift
11 67 (4.72%) AWS Step Functions
12 62 (4.37%) AWS CloudFormation
13 54 (3.81%) PaaS
14 52 (3.67%) Amazon EC2
15 42 (2.96%) Apigee
15 42 (2.96%) IaaS
16 40 (2.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 38 (2.68%) Amazon EKS
18 33 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
18 33 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (2.12%) Firewall
2 24 (1.69%) HTTP
3 15 (1.06%) TCP/IP
3 15 (1.06%) VPN
4 14 (0.99%) DNS
5 11 (0.78%) SSL
6 10 (0.71%) Network Security
7 8 (0.56%) Kerberos
7 8 (0.56%) Multicast
8 7 (0.49%) WAN
9 6 (0.42%) LAN
10 5 (0.35%) FTP
11 4 (0.28%) BIG-IP
11 4 (0.28%) HTTPS
11 4 (0.28%) Reverse Proxy
11 4 (0.28%) SNMP
11 4 (0.28%) SSH
11 4 (0.28%) Wireless
12 3 (0.21%) AMQP
12 3 (0.21%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (8.18%) PostgreSQL
2 104 (7.33%) MySQL
3 99 (6.98%) NoSQL
3 99 (6.98%) Relational Database
3 99 (6.98%) SQL Server
4 98 (6.91%) Amazon RDS
5 81 (5.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 79 (5.57%) Big Data
7 70 (4.94%) MongoDB
8 60 (4.23%) Amazon Redshift
9 36 (2.54%) Apache Ignite
10 32 (2.26%) Redis
11 25 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
11 25 (1.76%) Hadoop
12 22 (1.55%) BigQuery
13 19 (1.34%) Azure SQL Database
14 16 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
15 14 (0.99%) Cosmos DB
15 14 (0.99%) Data Lake
16 13 (0.92%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 368 (25.95%) Jenkins
2 279 (19.68%) Git (software)
3 119 (8.39%) GitLab
4 99 (6.98%) Maven
5 92 (6.49%) JIRA
6 72 (5.08%) Artifactory
7 56 (3.95%) JUnit
8 40 (2.82%) Selenium
9 39 (2.75%) Gradle
9 39 (2.75%) SonarQube
10 36 (2.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 36 (2.54%) Cucumber
11 33 (2.33%) Subversion
12 32 (2.26%) webpack
13 29 (2.05%) Bitbucket
13 29 (2.05%) TeamCity
14 28 (1.97%) Mockito
15 26 (1.83%) CircleCI
16 20 (1.41%) Jasmine
17 19 (1.34%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 377 (26.59%) Finance
2 236 (16.64%) Front Office
3 199 (14.03%) Banking
4 60 (4.23%) Public Sector
5 37 (2.61%) Investment Banking
6 33 (2.33%) Retail
7 26 (1.83%) Marketing
8 20 (1.41%) Telecoms
9 12 (0.85%) Back Office
10 11 (0.78%) Games
11 10 (0.71%) Advertising
12 9 (0.63%) Manufacturing
13 8 (0.56%) Electronics
14 6 (0.42%) Billing
15 5 (0.35%) Law
16 4 (0.28%) Financial Institution
17 2 (0.14%) Automotive
17 2 (0.14%) French Language
17 2 (0.14%) Legal
17 2 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 740 (52.19%) Developer
2 259 (18.27%) Java Developer
3 233 (16.43%) DevOps Engineer
4 142 (10.01%) React Developer
5 133 (9.38%) AWS Developer
6 121 (8.53%) AWS Engineer
7 115 (8.11%) Senior Developer
8 113 (7.97%) Full Stack Developer
9 104 (7.33%) AWS DevOps
10 90 (6.35%) Software Engineer
11 79 (5.57%) Python Developer
12 75 (5.29%) Architect
13 72 (5.08%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 68 (4.80%) Node.js Developer
15 67 (4.72%) Java Engineer
16 63 (4.44%) JavaScript Developer
17 62 (4.37%) Developer/Software Engineer
18 50 (3.53%) Senior DevOps
19 49 (3.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
20 47 (3.31%) Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 337 (23.77%) Node.js
2 293 (20.66%) Web Services
3 287 (20.24%) React
4 229 (16.15%) Spring
5 155 (10.93%) Kafka
6 141 (9.94%) REST
7 131 (9.24%) HTML
8 130 (9.17%) Spring Boot
9 126 (8.89%) CSS
10 103 (7.26%) AngularJS
11 95 (6.70%) .NET
12 91 (6.42%) gRPC
13 86 (6.06%) RESTful
14 81 (5.71%) Apache Camel
15 78 (5.50%) Middleware
16 67 (4.72%) Spring Integration
17 61 (4.30%) Redux
18 60 (4.23%) .NET Core
19 56 (3.95%) GraphQL
20 53 (3.74%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 126 (8.89%) Greenfield Project
2 78 (5.50%) Fixed Income
3 72 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
4 63 (4.44%) User Experience
5 58 (4.09%) Equities
6 54 (3.81%) Derivative
7 42 (2.96%) Hedge funds
8 36 (2.54%) Cloud Native
9 30 (2.12%) Data Centre
10 25 (1.76%) Public Cloud
11 19 (1.34%) Mobile App
12 18 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
12 18 (1.27%) Private Cloud
13 17 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
14 14 (0.99%) iPad
15 13 (0.92%) Algorithms
16 11 (0.78%) Management Information System
16 11 (0.78%) Market Risk
16 11 (0.78%) Self-Motivation
17 10 (0.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 321 (22.64%) Linux
2 124 (8.74%) Unix
3 66 (4.65%) Windows
4 31 (2.19%) CentOS
5 24 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (1.69%) Windows Server
6 16 (1.13%) Ubuntu
7 14 (0.99%) Android
8 13 (0.92%) Windows Server 2016
9 11 (0.78%) Apple iOS
10 9 (0.63%) Mac OS X
10 9 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (0.63%) Windows Server 2019
11 8 (0.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 5 (0.35%) Solaris
13 4 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.21%) AIX
14 3 (0.21%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.21%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 633 (44.64%) Agile Software Development
2 623 (43.94%) DevOps
3 400 (28.21%) Microservices
4 322 (22.71%) Software Engineering
5 235 (16.57%) TDD
6 197 (13.89%) Asset Management
7 177 (12.48%) Investment Management
8 150 (10.58%) Test Automation
9 145 (10.23%) Scrum
10 119 (8.39%) Continuous Integration
11 117 (8.25%) BDD
12 101 (7.12%) Infrastructure as Code
13 84 (5.92%) Problem-Solving
14 82 (5.78%) Continuous Delivery
15 80 (5.64%) Configuration Management
16 76 (5.36%) Kanban
17 73 (5.15%) Open Source
18 64 (4.51%) Mentoring
19 62 (4.37%) Front End Development
20 58 (4.09%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 560 (39.49%) Java
2 468 (33.00%) Python
3 389 (27.43%) JavaScript
4 218 (15.37%) SQL
5 135 (9.52%) TypeScript
6 125 (8.82%) Java 8
7 119 (8.39%) C#
8 96 (6.77%) Kotlin
9 94 (6.63%) Bash Shell
10 71 (5.01%) Go
11 60 (4.23%) PHP
11 60 (4.23%) Ruby
11 60 (4.23%) Scala
12 46 (3.24%) PowerShell
13 32 (2.26%) C++
14 31 (2.19%) Perl
15 30 (2.12%) Shell Script
16 25 (1.76%) R
17 22 (1.55%) ES6
18 11 (0.78%) C
Qualifications
1 219 (15.44%) Security Cleared
2 200 (14.10%) SC Cleared
3 64 (4.51%) Degree
4 25 (1.76%) AWS Certification
5 17 (1.20%) DV Cleared
6 12 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (0.85%) Master's Degree
6 12 (0.85%) Sun Certification
7 9 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (0.42%) CCNA
8 6 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (0.42%) DBS Check
9 5 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (0.28%) CCNP
10 4 (0.28%) ISEB
10 4 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.21%) RHCE
12 2 (0.14%) Network+ Certification
12 2 (0.14%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (3.17%) QA
2 10 (0.71%) NIST
3 5 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.28%) SLA
5 3 (0.21%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.21%) GDPR
6 2 (0.14%) PSD2
6 2 (0.14%) WCAG
7 1 (0.071%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.071%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.071%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.071%) NCSC
7 1 (0.071%) NIST 800
7 1 (0.071%) OASIS TOSCA
System Software
1 35 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (1.83%) Active Directory
3 23 (1.62%) Virtual Machines
4 16 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (0.78%) Hyper-V
5 11 (0.78%) KVM
6 9 (0.63%) vSphere
7 7 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 7 (0.49%) Xen
8 5 (0.35%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
8 5 (0.35%) VMware NSX
9 4 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (0.28%) Varnish
10 3 (0.21%) vCloud
11 2 (0.14%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.14%) HDFS
11 2 (0.14%) LXC
11 2 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (0.14%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.071%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1,005 (70.87%) Kubernetes
2 460 (32.44%) Terraform
3 220 (15.51%) Ansible
4 109 (7.69%) Puppet
5 83 (5.85%) Opscode Chef
6 41 (2.89%) Prometheus
7 38 (2.68%) Grafana
8 27 (1.90%) Packer
9 22 (1.55%) Consul
10 19 (1.34%) Kibana
11 14 (0.99%) Docker Swarm
11 14 (0.99%) Rancher
11 14 (0.99%) Rundeck
12 11 (0.78%) Nagios
13 9 (0.63%) Salt
14 7 (0.49%) logstash
15 6 (0.42%) Istio
15 6 (0.42%) Microsoft Clustering
15 6 (0.42%) vRealize
16 5 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 100 (7.05%) Google
2 70 (4.94%) Microsoft
3 62 (4.37%) Oracle
4 51 (3.60%) Atlassian
5 50 (3.53%) VMware
6 47 (3.31%) Bloomberg
7 34 (2.40%) Splunk
8 30 (2.12%) Databricks
9 28 (1.97%) Red Hat
10 21 (1.48%) Sybase
11 18 (1.27%) SaltStack
12 17 (1.20%) AppDynamics
13 15 (1.06%) Cisco
14 14 (0.99%) Hortonworks
14 14 (0.99%) HP
14 14 (0.99%) Murex
15 11 (0.78%) Dell
15 11 (0.78%) Dynatrace
16 10 (0.71%) New Relic
17 9 (0.63%) SAP