Period
to 16 February 2020

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 16 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 > South East
6 months to
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 62 53 81
Rank change year-on-year -9 +28 +72
Contract jobs citing Docker 341 660 469
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.19% 4.16% 2.80%
As % of the System Software category 19.87% 25.77% 19.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 424 319
South East median daily rate £500 £500 £484
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.31% +1.89%
10th Percentile £400 £393 £350
90th Percentile £675 £600 £613
England median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 3
South East median hourly rate £46.25 - £45.00
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 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 1,716 2,561 2,408
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.05% 16.14% 14.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,019 1,556 1,354
South East median daily rate £425 £428 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.70% +7.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £154 £164 £143
90th Percentile £613 £584 £575
England median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +7.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 154 153
South East median hourly rate £16.25 £15.83 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.65% -2.04% +7.73%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.00 £10.21
90th Percentile £47.24 £48.75 £42.50
England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +3.13%

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 16 February 2020.

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 16 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
Thames Valley +6 162 £500 +1.01% 108
Hampshire +11 107 £500 +2.56% 52
Berkshire 0 98 £525 +2.94% 39
Surrey -24 50 £500 - 45
Buckinghamshire +6 33 £525 +18.31% 20
Oxfordshire +1 31 £450 -10.00% 49
East Sussex +22 10 £650 +52.94% 16
West Sussex -23 9 £500 -0.99% 9
Kent +10 3 £275 -45.00% 8
Docker
England

For the 6 months to 16 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 South East region with a requirement for Docker.

1 221 (64.81%) DevOps
2 206 (60.41%) Kubernetes
3 150 (43.99%) Linux
4 145 (42.52%) Ansible
5 140 (41.06%) Agile Software Development
6 114 (33.43%) Python
7 112 (32.84%) Azure
8 110 (32.26%) AWS
9 96 (28.15%) Terraform
10 95 (27.86%) Jenkins
11 94 (27.57%) Git (software)
12 90 (26.39%) Java
13 72 (21.11%) Security Cleared
14 66 (19.35%) JavaScript
15 61 (17.89%) Scrum
16 54 (15.84%) C#
17 53 (15.54%) SQL
17 53 (15.54%) Node.js
18 52 (15.25%) Microservices
19 51 (14.96%) Puppet
20 50 (14.66%) SC Cleared
20 50 (14.66%) Continuous Integration
21 46 (13.49%) Windows
22 43 (12.61%) Bash Shell
23 41 (12.02%) Test Automation
23 41 (12.02%) MySQL
24 40 (11.73%) Configuration Management
25 39 (11.44%) .NET
25 39 (11.44%) Selenium
25 39 (11.44%) Opscode Chef

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 21 (6.16%) Apache
1 21 (6.16%) Confluence
2 12 (3.52%) OpenStack
3 11 (3.23%) Apache Spark
4 10 (2.93%) Cloud Foundry
4 10 (2.93%) Tomcat
5 9 (2.64%) nginx
6 8 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (1.76%) CMS
8 5 (1.47%) Drupal
9 4 (1.17%) GemFire
9 4 (1.17%) JBoss
9 4 (1.17%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.88%) Apache Airflow
10 3 (0.88%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.88%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.88%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.59%) Headless CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.88%) CA PPM
2 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 112 (32.84%) Azure
2 110 (32.26%) AWS
3 38 (11.14%) GitHub
4 37 (10.85%) GCP
5 27 (7.92%) PaaS
5 27 (7.92%) Serverless
6 26 (7.62%) OpenShift
7 20 (5.87%) SaaS
8 17 (4.99%) AWS Lambda
9 15 (4.40%) Amazon EC2
9 15 (4.40%) Amazon S3
9 15 (4.40%) Cloud Computing
10 14 (4.11%) Amazon ECS
10 14 (4.11%) AWS CloudFormation
11 13 (3.81%) IaaS
12 11 (3.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 9 (2.64%) Amazon ELB
13 9 (2.64%) Amazon EMR
14 8 (2.35%) Amazon Kinesis
14 8 (2.35%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.11%) DNS
2 12 (3.52%) TCP/IP
3 9 (2.64%) DSL
4 8 (2.35%) SSL
5 7 (2.05%) HTTP
6 5 (1.47%) VPN
7 4 (1.17%) Firewall
7 4 (1.17%) Internet
7 4 (1.17%) Junos
7 4 (1.17%) Wireless
8 3 (0.88%) DHCP
8 3 (0.88%) SSH
8 3 (0.88%) VXLAN
9 2 (0.59%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.59%) SMTP
9 2 (0.59%) VSAN
9 2 (0.59%) WAN
10 1 (0.29%) BGP
10 1 (0.29%) L2TP
10 1 (0.29%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (12.02%) MySQL
2 26 (7.62%) PostgreSQL
3 24 (7.04%) MongoDB
4 20 (5.87%) Big Data
4 20 (5.87%) SQL Server
5 16 (4.69%) NoSQL
6 15 (4.40%) MariaDB
7 11 (3.23%) Redis
8 10 (2.93%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (2.93%) Hadoop
8 10 (2.93%) Pentaho
9 9 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (2.35%) Data Lake
11 7 (2.05%) Azure SQL Database
11 7 (2.05%) Relational Database
12 6 (1.76%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 6 (1.76%) Power BI
13 5 (1.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 5 (1.47%) Amazon RDS
13 5 (1.47%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 95 (27.86%) Jenkins
2 94 (27.57%) Git (software)
3 39 (11.44%) Selenium
4 30 (8.80%) Cucumber
4 30 (8.80%) JIRA
5 22 (6.45%) GitLab
6 14 (4.11%) TeamCity
7 12 (3.52%) Bitbucket
7 12 (3.52%) SonarQube
7 12 (3.52%) Sonatype Nexus
8 11 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
9 9 (2.64%) Artifactory
10 8 (2.35%) Gradle
11 7 (2.05%) Maven
11 7 (2.05%) Subversion
12 6 (1.76%) gulp
12 6 (1.76%) Visual Studio Team System
13 5 (1.47%) JMeter
13 5 (1.47%) Liquibase
13 5 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 36 (10.56%) Finance
2 12 (3.52%) Banking
2 12 (3.52%) Public Sector
3 9 (2.64%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.47%) Marketing
5 4 (1.17%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.88%) Back Office
7 2 (0.59%) Electronics
7 2 (0.59%) Retail
8 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.29%) Games
8 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.29%) Publishing
8 1 (0.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 126 (36.95%) DevOps Engineer
2 84 (24.63%) Developer
3 26 (7.62%) AWS Engineer
4 23 (6.74%) Architect
5 22 (6.45%) Java Developer
6 21 (6.16%) AWS DevOps
6 21 (6.16%) Azure Engineer
6 21 (6.16%) Linux Engineer
7 20 (5.87%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 17 (4.99%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 16 (4.69%) Cloud Engineer
9 16 (4.69%) Senior DevOps
9 16 (4.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 14 (4.11%) Administrator
10 14 (4.11%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 13 (3.81%) .NET Developer
12 11 (3.23%) Full Stack Developer
13 10 (2.93%) Consultant
13 10 (2.93%) React Developer
14 9 (2.64%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (15.54%) Node.js
2 39 (11.44%) .NET
3 36 (10.56%) HTML
4 35 (10.26%) CSS
5 33 (9.68%) AngularJS
6 31 (9.09%) React
7 27 (7.92%) Web Services
8 23 (6.74%) Kafka
9 19 (5.57%) HTML5
9 19 (5.57%) REST
10 18 (5.28%) Spring
11 17 (4.99%) RESTful
12 16 (4.69%) XML
13 15 (4.40%) .NET Core
13 15 (4.40%) JSON
14 13 (3.81%) .NET Framework
14 13 (3.81%) Hibernate
15 12 (3.52%) SOAP
16 11 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
16 11 (3.23%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (3.81%) Cloud Native
1 13 (3.81%) Linux Command Line
2 10 (2.93%) Data Centre
3 9 (2.64%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (2.35%) Public Cloud
5 5 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.47%) Clustering
6 4 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.88%) Blog
7 3 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (0.88%) Life Science
7 3 (0.88%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.59%) BeagleBone
8 2 (0.59%) Device Driver
8 2 (0.59%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (0.59%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.59%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.59%) User Experience
8 2 (0.59%) Video\Live Streaming
9 1 (0.29%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 150 (43.99%) Linux
2 46 (13.49%) Windows
3 30 (8.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 27 (7.92%) Unix
5 13 (3.81%) Ubuntu
6 11 (3.23%) VMS
7 10 (2.93%) CentOS
7 10 (2.93%) Windows Server
8 6 (1.76%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.17%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (0.88%) AIX
10 3 (0.88%) CoreOS
11 2 (0.59%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.29%) Android
12 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (64.81%) DevOps
2 140 (41.06%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (17.89%) Scrum
4 52 (15.25%) Microservices
5 50 (14.66%) Continuous Integration
6 41 (12.02%) Test Automation
7 40 (11.73%) Configuration Management
8 37 (10.85%) Continuous Delivery
9 34 (9.97%) TDD
10 32 (9.38%) Kanban
11 30 (8.80%) Open Source
11 30 (8.80%) Software Engineering
12 25 (7.33%) BDD
13 23 (6.74%) Infrastructure as Code
14 20 (5.87%) Migration
15 18 (5.28%) Analytics
16 17 (4.99%) Computer Science
17 14 (4.11%) ITIL
17 14 (4.11%) Problem-Solving
17 14 (4.11%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 114 (33.43%) Python
2 90 (26.39%) Java
3 66 (19.35%) JavaScript
4 54 (15.84%) C#
5 53 (15.54%) SQL
6 43 (12.61%) Bash Shell
7 30 (8.80%) Ruby
8 22 (6.45%) PowerShell
9 20 (5.87%) Perl
10 14 (4.11%) Go
11 13 (3.81%) C++
11 13 (3.81%) PHP
11 13 (3.81%) Scala
12 11 (3.23%) Groovy
12 11 (3.23%) Java 8
13 8 (2.35%) C
14 7 (2.05%) Shell Script
14 7 (2.05%) TypeScript
15 6 (1.76%) Apple Swift
15 6 (1.76%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 72 (21.11%) Security Cleared
2 50 (14.66%) SC Cleared
3 20 (5.87%) DV Cleared
4 11 (3.23%) Degree
5 7 (2.05%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.17%) RHCE
7 1 (0.29%) ISEB
7 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.99%) QA
2 4 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.88%) NCSC
4 1 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (4.99%) Virtual Machines
2 10 (2.93%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.76%) vSphere
4 4 (1.17%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.17%) KVM
4 4 (1.17%) VMware NSX
5 2 (0.59%) NFS
5 2 (0.59%) vCloud
6 1 (0.29%) Lustre
6 1 (0.29%) Postfix
6 1 (0.29%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 206 (60.41%) Kubernetes
2 145 (42.52%) Ansible
3 96 (28.15%) Terraform
4 51 (14.96%) Puppet
5 39 (11.44%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (2.64%) Docker Swarm
7 6 (1.76%) Grafana
7 6 (1.76%) Kibana
7 6 (1.76%) Single Sign-On
8 5 (1.47%) vCenter Server
9 4 (1.17%) Nagios
10 3 (0.88%) Cobbler
10 3 (0.88%) Icinga
10 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (0.88%) Prometheus
10 3 (0.88%) Salt
10 3 (0.88%) Sysdig
10 3 (0.88%) vRealize
11 2 (0.59%) Consul
11 2 (0.59%) Packer
Vendors
1 35 (10.26%) Microsoft
2 27 (7.92%) Google
3 25 (7.33%) Red Hat
4 22 (6.45%) VMware
5 16 (4.69%) Atlassian
6 14 (4.11%) Oracle
7 9 (2.64%) ServiceNow
8 5 (1.47%) Coverity
8 5 (1.47%) Juniper
9 4 (1.17%) CA Agile Central
9 4 (1.17%) Mirantis
9 4 (1.17%) MuleSoft
9 4 (1.17%) Xamarin
9 4 (1.17%) Zend
10 3 (0.88%) Databricks
10 3 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.88%) SolarWinds
10 3 (0.88%) Splunk
11 2 (0.59%) Citrix
11 2 (0.59%) webMethods