Period
to 27 May 2018

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 27 May 2018 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 135 289
Rank change year-on-year +52 +154 +71
Contract jobs citing Docker 474 262 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.83% 1.70% 0.58%
As % of the System Software category 20.38% 13.88% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 180 74
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.00% +51.52%
10th Percentile £375 £325 £402
90th Percentile £580 £550 £750
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
South East median hourly rate £55.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.41% - -
England median hourly rate £48.67 £46.75 -
% change year-on-year +4.10% - -

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 2,326 1,888 2,387
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.91% 12.22% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,232 1,080 1,428
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +6.38%
10th Percentile £176 £163 £181
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 157 219
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.13% -8.57%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.40 £11.55
90th Percentile £44.30 £43.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £16.43 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +2.69% +3.23% -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 27 May 2018.

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 27 May 2018. 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 +49 236 £475 +18.75% 42
Berkshire +39 112 £450 +0.06% 23
Surrey +23 112 £475 -10.38% 28
Buckinghamshire +22 65 £465 +32.86% 9
Oxfordshire +29 59 £541 +13.84% 10
Hampshire +5 55 £500 +11.11% 40
West Sussex -11 35 £470 -3.74% 7
East Sussex +6 10 £500 - 12
Middlesex +4 9 £400 +0.69%
M4 Corridor - 9 - -
Kent +17 6 £478 -13.18% 3
Sussex -4 1 £665 +43.78%
Docker
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, 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.

1 267 (56.33%) Agile Software Development
2 261 (55.06%) DevOps
3 198 (41.77%) Java
4 197 (41.56%) Jenkins
5 193 (40.72%) Amazon AWS
6 192 (40.51%) Linux
7 174 (36.71%) Git (software)
8 146 (30.80%) JavaScript
9 145 (30.59%) Kubernetes
10 135 (28.48%) Node.js
11 134 (28.27%) Python
12 129 (27.22%) Ansible
13 123 (25.95%) Configuration Management
14 117 (24.68%) Puppet
15 116 (24.47%) Test Automation
15 116 (24.47%) Continuous Integration
16 112 (23.63%) TDD
17 104 (21.94%) Opscode Chef
18 97 (20.46%) Spring
18 97 (20.46%) Microservices
19 96 (20.25%) HTML
20 95 (20.04%) Terraform
21 93 (19.62%) Windows
21 93 (19.62%) AngularJS
22 90 (18.99%) JIRA
23 87 (18.35%) CSS
24 81 (17.09%) REST
25 79 (16.67%) Web Services
25 79 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
26 73 (15.40%) React

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 50 (10.55%) Confluence
2 44 (9.28%) Elasticsearch
3 41 (8.65%) WebLogic
4 30 (6.33%) Apache
5 27 (5.70%) Cloud Foundry
6 24 (5.06%) nginx
7 21 (4.43%) Apache Solr
8 20 (4.22%) JBoss
9 17 (3.59%) OpenStack
10 13 (2.74%) Tomcat
11 11 (2.32%) WebSphere
12 9 (1.90%) Apache Spark
13 6 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 5 (1.05%) Jetty
15 4 (0.84%) CMS
16 3 (0.63%) Drupal
17 2 (0.42%) IBM Domino
17 2 (0.42%) IIS
17 2 (0.42%) Liferay
17 2 (0.42%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (1.90%) HipChat
2 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (0.42%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 193 (40.72%) Amazon AWS
2 70 (14.77%) Serverless
3 67 (14.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 57 (12.03%) OpenShift
5 42 (8.86%) AWS CloudFormation
6 38 (8.02%) PaaS
7 36 (7.59%) Amazon EC2
8 30 (6.33%) Google Cloud Platform
9 29 (6.12%) AWS Lambda
10 25 (5.27%) GitHub
11 23 (4.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 20 (4.22%) Amazon S3
12 20 (4.22%) Cloud Computing
13 15 (3.16%) IaaS
14 12 (2.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 10 (2.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 8 (1.69%) Amazon ELB
16 8 (1.69%) Google Analytics
16 8 (1.69%) SaaS
17 7 (1.48%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.64%) HTTP
2 16 (3.38%) Internet
2 16 (3.38%) TCP/IP
3 13 (2.74%) SSL
4 12 (2.53%) Software-Defined Networking
5 8 (1.69%) DNS
6 5 (1.05%) DVB
6 5 (1.05%) FTP
7 4 (0.84%) Kerberos
8 3 (0.63%) DHCP
9 2 (0.42%) Network Security
10 1 (0.21%) Firewall
10 1 (0.21%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (14.56%) NoSQL
2 50 (10.55%) MongoDB
3 31 (6.54%) SQL Server
4 27 (5.70%) Hadoop
5 23 (4.85%) Big Data
6 19 (4.01%) Apache Cassandra
7 17 (3.59%) MySQL
8 14 (2.95%) Redis
9 13 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (2.32%) Amazon RDS
10 11 (2.32%) Relational Database
11 9 (1.90%) CouchDB
12 8 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (1.27%) DB2
14 4 (0.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 4 (0.84%) Apache Hive
14 4 (0.84%) HBase
14 4 (0.84%) Impala
14 4 (0.84%) RDBMS
15 3 (0.63%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 197 (41.56%) Jenkins
2 174 (36.71%) Git (software)
3 90 (18.99%) JIRA
4 52 (10.97%) Vagrant
5 47 (9.92%) Selenium
6 41 (8.65%) Bitbucket
6 41 (8.65%) Cucumber
7 39 (8.23%) Maven
8 34 (7.17%) Sonatype Nexus
9 33 (6.96%) Babel
10 32 (6.75%) Gerrit
10 32 (6.75%) Mocha
10 32 (6.75%) Sinon.JS
10 32 (6.75%) webpack
11 28 (5.91%) JUnit
12 26 (5.49%) WebDriver
13 23 (4.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 20 (4.22%) TeamCity
15 18 (3.80%) RSpec
16 16 (3.38%) IntelliJ
General
1 30 (6.33%) Finance
2 23 (4.85%) Telecoms
3 16 (3.38%) Banking
4 15 (3.16%) Retail
5 8 (1.69%) Back Office
6 6 (1.27%) Publishing
7 5 (1.05%) Automotive
8 4 (0.84%) Advertising
9 3 (0.63%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.42%) Marketing
11 1 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.21%) Electronics
11 1 (0.21%) Games
Job Titles
1 187 (39.45%) Developer
2 153 (32.28%) DevOps Engineer
3 76 (16.03%) Java Developer
4 74 (15.61%) AWS DevOps
5 73 (15.40%) AWS Engineer
6 68 (14.35%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 44 (9.28%) Architect
8 39 (8.23%) Node.js Developer
9 38 (8.02%) Full Stack Developer
10 32 (6.75%) React Developer
11 29 (6.12%) Senior Developer
12 22 (4.64%) Cloud Engineer
12 22 (4.64%) Java Engineer
13 17 (3.59%) Linux Engineer
14 16 (3.38%) AWS Architect
14 16 (3.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 16 (3.38%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 16 (3.38%) Software Engineer
14 16 (3.38%) Tester
15 15 (3.16%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (28.48%) Node.js
2 97 (20.46%) Spring
3 96 (20.25%) HTML
4 93 (19.62%) AngularJS
5 87 (18.35%) CSS
6 81 (17.09%) REST
7 79 (16.67%) Web Services
8 73 (15.40%) React
9 70 (14.77%) HTML5
10 57 (12.03%) RESTful
11 50 (10.55%) Spring Boot
12 40 (8.44%) SOAP
13 39 (8.23%) CSS3
14 37 (7.81%) .NET
14 37 (7.81%) JMS
15 36 (7.59%) Express
15 36 (7.59%) Hibernate
15 36 (7.59%) Redux
16 34 (7.17%) JSON
17 32 (6.75%) Chai
Miscellaneous
1 38 (8.02%) Linux Command Line
2 26 (5.49%) Greenfield Project
3 19 (4.01%) iPad
4 15 (3.16%) Mobile App
5 14 (2.95%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (2.53%) Data Centre
7 10 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (2.11%) Cloud Native
7 10 (2.11%) Computer Science
7 10 (2.11%) User Experience
8 9 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (1.90%) Virtual Team
9 8 (1.69%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.05%) MPEG
11 4 (0.84%) e-Learning
11 4 (0.84%) Grid Computing
12 3 (0.63%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.63%) Life Science
12 3 (0.63%) STB
13 2 (0.42%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 192 (40.51%) Linux
2 93 (19.62%) Windows
3 51 (10.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 49 (10.34%) Unix
5 24 (5.06%) Android
5 24 (5.06%) Apple iOS
6 20 (4.22%) CentOS
7 19 (4.01%) Ubuntu
8 11 (2.32%) Mac OS X
9 10 (2.11%) Windows 10
10 8 (1.69%) Debian
11 5 (1.05%) DC/OS
12 3 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.42%) AIX
13 2 (0.42%) Amazon Linux
13 2 (0.42%) CoreOS
13 2 (0.42%) Mesosphere
13 2 (0.42%) SUSE
13 2 (0.42%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.42%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (56.33%) Agile Software Development
2 261 (55.06%) DevOps
3 123 (25.95%) Configuration Management
4 116 (24.47%) Continuous Integration
4 116 (24.47%) Test Automation
5 112 (23.63%) TDD
6 97 (20.46%) Microservices
7 79 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
8 68 (14.35%) Scrum
9 61 (12.87%) BDD
10 59 (12.45%) Open Source
11 54 (11.39%) SDLC
12 47 (9.92%) Unit Testing
12 47 (9.92%) Web Development
13 42 (8.86%) Software Engineering
14 40 (8.44%) Kanban
15 39 (8.23%) Deployment Automation
16 34 (7.17%) API Development
17 33 (6.96%) API Design
18 31 (6.54%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 198 (41.77%) Java
2 146 (30.80%) JavaScript
3 134 (28.27%) Python
4 64 (13.50%) SQL
5 53 (11.18%) Bash Shell
6 52 (10.97%) Ruby
7 51 (10.76%) C#
8 49 (10.34%) TypeScript
9 45 (9.49%) ES6
10 43 (9.07%) Groovy
11 41 (8.65%) Java 8
12 35 (7.38%) Scala
13 24 (5.06%) PowerShell
14 20 (4.22%) Perl
15 19 (4.01%) PHP
16 17 (3.59%) Shell Script
17 15 (3.16%) C++
18 11 (2.32%) Apple Swift
19 8 (1.69%) Go
20 7 (1.48%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 19 (4.01%) Security Cleared
2 16 (3.38%) Degree
3 10 (2.11%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.90%) AWS Certification
5 7 (1.48%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (1.27%) BC Cleared
7 4 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (0.84%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.21%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.21%) HNC
8 1 (0.21%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.21%) MCP
8 1 (0.21%) MCSE
8 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.85%) QA
2 9 (1.90%) GCP
3 3 (0.63%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.63%) GDPR
4 2 (0.42%) PMO
5 1 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (4.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (3.16%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.16%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (1.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 6 (1.27%) vSphere
5 3 (0.63%) flannel
5 3 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.63%) oVirt
5 3 (0.63%) RHEV
6 2 (0.42%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.42%) iptables
6 2 (0.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (0.42%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.42%) Xen
7 1 (0.21%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.21%) KVM
7 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.21%) XenApp
7 1 (0.21%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 145 (30.59%) Kubernetes
2 129 (27.22%) Ansible
3 117 (24.68%) Puppet
4 104 (21.94%) Opscode Chef
5 95 (20.04%) Terraform
6 43 (9.07%) Packer
7 23 (4.85%) Kibana
8 20 (4.22%) Salt
9 9 (1.90%) Grafana
9 9 (1.90%) logstash
10 7 (1.48%) HP Quality Center
11 6 (1.27%) Prometheus
12 4 (0.84%) Docker Swarm
12 4 (0.84%) HAProxy
12 4 (0.84%) Single Sign-On
12 4 (0.84%) vCenter Server
13 3 (0.63%) Data Guard
13 3 (0.63%) SELinux
13 3 (0.63%) yum
14 2 (0.42%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 44 (9.28%) Oracle
2 38 (8.02%) Google
3 35 (7.38%) Microsoft
4 27 (5.70%) Red Hat
5 26 (5.49%) VMware
6 25 (5.27%) Atlassian
7 18 (3.80%) IBM
8 11 (2.32%) webMethods
9 6 (1.27%) Adobe
9 6 (1.27%) Cloudera
10 5 (1.05%) Splunk
11 4 (0.84%) Cisco
11 4 (0.84%) HP
12 3 (0.63%) Databricks
12 3 (0.63%) New Relic
12 3 (0.63%) SaltStack
12 3 (0.63%) Tableau
12 3 (0.63%) Talend
13 2 (0.42%) Facebook
13 2 (0.42%) Hortonworks