Period
to 13 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 13 December 2017 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 > South East
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 172 328
Rank change year-on-year +103 +156 +27
Contract jobs citing Docker 503 217 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.00% 1.33% 0.35%
As % of the System Software category 20.39% 10.45% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 135 41
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £350 £363 £369
90th Percentile £600 £538 £588
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
South East median hourly rate £45.00 - -
England median hourly rate £44.00 - £56.25

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 the South East with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 2467 2077 2162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.69% 12.72% 11.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1439 1215 1188
South East median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% +2.94%
10th Percentile £143 £188 £163
90th Percentile £550 £538 £498
England median daily rate £435 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +5.45% +10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 187 255
South East median hourly rate £16.66 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.07% -11.76% +8.07%
10th Percentile £10.28 £10.29 £11.00
90th Percentile £43.30 £47.87 £39.60
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% -

Docker
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Docker as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Docker in the South East

Docker
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Docker in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Docker in the South East

Docker
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Docker in the South East over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Docker in the South East

Docker
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Docker in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Docker in the South East

Docker
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Docker within the South East region over the 6 months to 13 December 2017. 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
Thames Valley +45 274 £450 +2.86% 32
Berkshire +48 107 £450 - 12
Surrey +47 85 £475 +5.56% 8
Buckinghamshire +24 85 £400 -20.00% 9
Oxfordshire +17 83 £500 +21.21% 11
West Sussex +34 50 £498 +3.30% 2
Hampshire +24 39 £460 +2.22% 13
Middlesex +18 21 £484 +18.05% 1
East Sussex +3 19 £575 +15.00% 4
Kent - 3 £525 - 1
Sussex - 2 £463 - 1
M4 Corridor +3 1 - -
Docker
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Docker also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Docker.

1 276 (54.87%) DevOps
2 275 (54.67%) Agile Software Development
3 238 (47.32%) Java
4 228 (45.33%) Linux
5 219 (43.54%) Amazon AWS
6 214 (42.54%) Jenkins
7 193 (38.37%) Git (software)
8 168 (33.40%) Puppet
9 138 (27.44%) Ansible
10 121 (24.06%) Microservices
11 116 (23.06%) Continuous Integration
12 113 (22.47%) Spring
13 107 (21.27%) REST
14 99 (19.68%) JavaScript
15 96 (19.09%) MongoDB
16 94 (18.69%) Python
17 90 (17.89%) SQL
17 90 (17.89%) CSS
18 89 (17.69%) Scrum
18 89 (17.69%) Test Automation
19 88 (17.50%) Continuous Delivery
20 87 (17.30%) Kubernetes
21 79 (15.71%) JIRA
22 76 (15.11%) Configuration Management
23 75 (14.91%) Opscode Chef
24 70 (13.92%) NoSQL
24 70 (13.92%) Web Services
24 70 (13.92%) Maven
25 69 (13.72%) Finance
25 69 (13.72%) TDD

Docker
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 57 (11.33%) Apache
2 42 (8.35%) Confluence
3 35 (6.96%) Apache Spark
3 35 (6.96%) JBoss
4 31 (6.16%) Cloud Foundry
4 31 (6.16%) OpenStack
5 25 (4.97%) WebLogic
6 24 (4.77%) Elasticsearch
6 24 (4.77%) nginx
7 18 (3.58%) Tomcat
8 12 (2.39%) CMS
9 11 (2.19%) Apache Solr
10 9 (1.79%) IBM Domino
10 9 (1.79%) IIS
11 6 (1.19%) WordPress
12 5 (0.99%) Mongoose
12 5 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (0.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 4 (0.80%) Apache ServiceMix
13 4 (0.80%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.20%) Magento
2 1 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 219 (43.54%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (13.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 55 (10.93%) OpenShift
4 40 (7.95%) Amazon EC2
5 35 (6.96%) GitHub
6 31 (6.16%) AWS Lambda
6 31 (6.16%) Serverless
7 27 (5.37%) AWS CloudFormation
8 26 (5.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 25 (4.97%) Amazon S3
10 23 (4.57%) IaaS
11 21 (4.17%) PaaS
12 19 (3.78%) Google Cloud Platform
13 17 (3.38%) Slack
14 15 (2.98%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 14 (2.78%) Trello
16 12 (2.39%) Cloud Computing
17 9 (1.79%) Amazon ELB
17 9 (1.79%) Sauce Labs
18 8 (1.59%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 35 (6.96%) HTTP
2 32 (6.36%) TCP/IP
3 22 (4.37%) SSL
4 15 (2.98%) Internet
5 10 (1.99%) DNS
6 6 (1.19%) Firewall
6 6 (1.19%) Network Security
6 6 (1.19%) WAN
7 5 (0.99%) Junos
8 4 (0.80%) DHCP
8 4 (0.80%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.60%) Kerberos
9 3 (0.60%) LDAP
9 3 (0.60%) Tactical Data Link
10 2 (0.40%) LAN
11 1 (0.20%) Software-Defined Networking
11 1 (0.20%) SSH
11 1 (0.20%) VLAN
11 1 (0.20%) VPN
11 1 (0.20%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (19.09%) MongoDB
2 70 (13.92%) NoSQL
3 66 (13.12%) Redis
4 42 (8.35%) Hadoop
5 40 (7.95%) MySQL
6 33 (6.56%) PostgreSQL
7 31 (6.16%) Big Data
8 25 (4.97%) Relational Database
9 23 (4.57%) SQL Server
10 14 (2.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 14 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
10 14 (2.78%) DB2
11 7 (1.39%) Apache Hive
12 6 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (1.19%) Star Schema
13 5 (0.99%) MariaDB
13 5 (0.99%) Sqoop
14 4 (0.80%) InfluxDB
15 3 (0.60%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 214 (42.54%) Jenkins
2 193 (38.37%) Git (software)
3 79 (15.71%) JIRA
4 70 (13.92%) Maven
5 63 (12.52%) Selenium
6 62 (12.33%) Sonatype Nexus
7 52 (10.34%) Bitbucket
8 47 (9.34%) Cucumber
8 47 (9.34%) IntelliJ
9 46 (9.15%) JUnit
10 43 (8.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 40 (7.95%) Artifactory
12 39 (7.75%) Subversion
13 33 (6.56%) Team Foundation Server
14 26 (5.17%) Eclipse
15 24 (4.77%) NUnit
16 21 (4.17%) Ant
17 18 (3.58%) TeamCity
17 18 (3.58%) Vagrant
18 17 (3.38%) SonarQube
General
1 69 (13.72%) Finance
2 28 (5.57%) Publishing
3 24 (4.77%) Banking
4 16 (3.18%) Retail
5 15 (2.98%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.79%) Games
7 6 (1.19%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.80%) Billing
8 4 (0.80%) Corporate Banking
9 3 (0.60%) Military
9 3 (0.60%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.40%) Advertising
10 2 (0.40%) Automotive
11 1 (0.20%) Electronics
11 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.20%) Marketing
11 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 199 (39.56%) Developer
2 151 (30.02%) DevOps Engineer
3 91 (18.09%) Java Developer
4 54 (10.74%) Scala Developer
5 43 (8.55%) AWS Engineer
6 36 (7.16%) Architect
7 30 (5.96%) AWS DevOps
8 25 (4.97%) JavaScript Developer
9 22 (4.37%) Consultant
10 21 (4.17%) Agile Developer
10 21 (4.17%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 20 (3.98%) AWS Developer
12 19 (3.78%) Platform Engineer
13 18 (3.58%) Linux Engineer
14 17 (3.38%) Automation Developer
15 16 (3.18%) AWS Architect
15 16 (3.18%) Cloud Engineer
15 16 (3.18%) Java Scala Developer
15 16 (3.18%) Software Engineer
16 15 (2.98%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (22.47%) Spring
2 107 (21.27%) REST
3 90 (17.89%) CSS
4 70 (13.92%) Web Services
5 68 (13.52%) HTML
6 61 (12.13%) JSON
6 61 (12.13%) XML
7 57 (11.33%) SOAP
8 55 (10.93%) AngularJS
9 54 (10.74%) Node.js
10 50 (9.94%) Spring Boot
11 48 (9.54%) Hibernate
11 48 (9.54%) RESTful
12 47 (9.34%) Play Framework
13 41 (8.15%) React
14 39 (7.75%) RabbitMQ
15 35 (6.96%) HTML5
16 34 (6.76%) jQuery
17 30 (5.96%) J2EE
18 27 (5.37%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 31 (6.16%) Public Cloud
2 19 (3.78%) Computer Science
3 15 (2.98%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (2.78%) Mobile App
5 7 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (1.19%) Data Centre
6 6 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (1.19%) Semantic Web
7 5 (0.99%) SWIFT
8 4 (0.80%) Private Cloud
9 3 (0.60%) New Media
9 3 (0.60%) User Experience
9 3 (0.60%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.40%) Clustering
10 2 (0.40%) Fintech
10 2 (0.40%) iPad
10 2 (0.40%) Online Games
11 1 (0.20%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.20%) Enterprise Cloud
11 1 (0.20%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 228 (45.33%) Linux
2 59 (11.73%) Windows
3 56 (11.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 45 (8.95%) Unix
5 16 (3.18%) Android
6 14 (2.78%) Ubuntu
7 13 (2.58%) Apple iOS
8 12 (2.39%) Mac OS X
9 10 (1.99%) Windows Server
10 8 (1.59%) CentOS
11 7 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (1.19%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.99%) AIX
14 4 (0.80%) Solaris
14 4 (0.80%) Windows 10
15 2 (0.40%) SUSE
15 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.20%) Debian
16 1 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (54.87%) DevOps
2 275 (54.67%) Agile Software Development
3 121 (24.06%) Microservices
4 116 (23.06%) Continuous Integration
5 89 (17.69%) Scrum
5 89 (17.69%) Test Automation
6 88 (17.50%) Continuous Delivery
7 76 (15.11%) Configuration Management
8 69 (13.72%) TDD
9 67 (13.32%) Open Source
10 41 (8.15%) Kanban
11 40 (7.95%) Software Engineering
12 34 (6.76%) SOA
13 23 (4.57%) Migration
14 22 (4.37%) MVC
15 18 (3.58%) Pair Programming
15 18 (3.58%) Unit Testing
16 17 (3.38%) OO
16 17 (3.38%) SDLC
16 17 (3.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 238 (47.32%) Java
2 99 (19.68%) JavaScript
3 94 (18.69%) Python
4 90 (17.89%) SQL
5 65 (12.92%) Scala
6 40 (7.95%) Shell Script
7 35 (6.96%) Bash Shell
7 35 (6.96%) C#
7 35 (6.96%) Ruby
8 28 (5.57%) Groovy
9 26 (5.17%) Perl
10 22 (4.37%) PHP
11 16 (3.18%) PowerShell
12 13 (2.58%) Apple Swift
13 10 (1.99%) ES6
14 7 (1.39%) T-SQL
15 5 (0.99%) CoffeeScript
15 5 (0.99%) Haskell
15 5 (0.99%) TypeScript
16 4 (0.80%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 19 (3.78%) Degree
2 18 (3.58%) Security Cleared
3 13 (2.58%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (0.99%) AWS Certification
6 4 (0.80%) MCSE
6 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.60%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.20%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.96%) QA
2 13 (2.58%) GCP
3 4 (0.80%) SLA
4 3 (0.60%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.40%) GDPR
System Software
1 15 (2.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (2.78%) Gluster
3 11 (2.19%) Active Directory
4 9 (1.79%) Hyper-V
5 8 (1.59%) oVirt
5 8 (1.59%) RHEV
6 7 (1.39%) HDFS
6 7 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.99%) Apache Flume
8 4 (0.80%) XenApp
8 4 (0.80%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.40%) flannel
9 2 (0.40%) vCloud
10 1 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.20%) LXC
10 1 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.20%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.20%) vSphere
10 1 (0.20%) zsh
Systems Management
1 168 (33.40%) Puppet
2 138 (27.44%) Ansible
3 87 (17.30%) Kubernetes
4 75 (14.91%) Opscode Chef
5 64 (12.72%) Terraform
6 25 (4.97%) Grafana
6 25 (4.97%) Kibana
7 22 (4.37%) Mesos
8 14 (2.78%) Salt
9 7 (1.39%) Ambari
9 7 (1.39%) Packer
10 6 (1.19%) ZABBIX
11 5 (0.99%) Docker Swarm
11 5 (0.99%) Galera Cluster
11 5 (0.99%) Hadoop YARN
11 5 (0.99%) Icinga
11 5 (0.99%) Oozie
11 5 (0.99%) OpenNebula
11 5 (0.99%) Prometheus
11 5 (0.99%) Rancher
Vendors
1 35 (6.96%) Microsoft
2 34 (6.76%) Red Hat
3 31 (6.16%) Oracle
4 22 (4.37%) IBM
5 20 (3.98%) VMware
5 20 (3.98%) webMethods
6 15 (2.98%) Google
7 10 (1.99%) Splunk
8 8 (1.59%) Citrix
9 6 (1.19%) Atlassian
9 6 (1.19%) HP
9 6 (1.19%) ServiceNow
10 5 (0.99%) Tableau
11 4 (0.80%) Adobe
11 4 (0.80%) Juniper
11 4 (0.80%) MuleSoft
11 4 (0.80%) New Relic
11 4 (0.80%) SAP
11 4 (0.80%) WSO2
12 3 (0.60%) SaltStack