Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 103 249
Rank change year-on-year +31 +146 +100
Contract jobs citing Docker 547 356 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.28% 2.23% 0.81%
As % of the System Software category 22.58% 16.92% 6.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 251 99
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £375 £342 £363
90th Percentile £578 £556 £675
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
South East median hourly rate £55.00 £48.35 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.77% - -
England median hourly rate £55.00 £47.00 -
% change year-on-year +17.02% - -

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 2,422 2,104 2,395
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.50% 13.19% 13.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,339 1,225 1,476
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £185 £161 £181
90th Percentile £563 £538 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 169 188
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.40 £10.75
90th Percentile £45.12 £44.00 £44.65
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year +3.13% +1.59% -4.55%

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 August 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Docker in the South East over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 August 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 +39 248 £475 +8.57% 56
Berkshire +59 138 £475 +5.56% 26
Hampshire +35 112 £500 +11.11% 43
Surrey +2 107 £475 - 22
Buckinghamshire +13 66 £475 +22.58% 11
West Sussex 0 49 £454 -4.47% 2
Oxfordshire +2 44 £450 -10.00% 19
East Sussex +3 16 £500 +25.00% 6
M4 Corridor 0 7 £450 -
Kent +18 4 £430 -21.82% 11
Middlesex -5 3 £463 -4.44% 1
Sussex -6 1 £665 +43.78%
Docker
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 305 (55.76%) DevOps
2 289 (52.83%) Agile Software Development
3 237 (43.33%) Linux
4 234 (42.78%) Java
5 224 (40.95%) Jenkins
6 211 (38.57%) Amazon AWS
7 207 (37.84%) Kubernetes
8 192 (35.10%) Git (software)
9 165 (30.16%) Ansible
10 162 (29.62%) Python
11 157 (28.70%) Puppet
12 154 (28.15%) Microservices
13 152 (27.79%) JavaScript
14 137 (25.05%) Spring
15 126 (23.03%) TDD
16 122 (22.30%) Node.js
17 120 (21.94%) Configuration Management
17 120 (21.94%) Terraform
18 118 (21.57%) Opscode Chef
19 115 (21.02%) Continuous Integration
20 114 (20.84%) NoSQL
21 99 (18.10%) REST
21 99 (18.10%) Test Automation
22 98 (17.92%) Web Services
23 95 (17.37%) MongoDB
24 93 (17.00%) Windows
25 87 (15.90%) HTML
26 84 (15.36%) Scrum
26 84 (15.36%) AngularJS
27 82 (14.99%) Spring Boot

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 60 (10.97%) Elasticsearch
2 43 (7.86%) Confluence
3 33 (6.03%) WebLogic
4 27 (4.94%) Apache
5 25 (4.57%) Cloud Foundry
6 24 (4.39%) Apache Solr
7 23 (4.20%) MQSeries
8 22 (4.02%) OpenStack
9 21 (3.84%) JBoss
10 20 (3.66%) nginx
11 18 (3.29%) Tomcat
12 14 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 10 (1.83%) Apache Spark
13 10 (1.83%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.73%) IIS
15 3 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 2 (0.37%) Appian
16 2 (0.37%) Hyperledger
16 2 (0.37%) Jetty
16 2 (0.37%) Liferay
Applications
1 8 (1.46%) HipChat
2 2 (0.37%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.37%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.18%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 211 (38.57%) Amazon AWS
2 82 (14.99%) Serverless
3 80 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 51 (9.32%) OpenShift
5 45 (8.23%) Amazon EC2
5 45 (8.23%) AWS CloudFormation
6 38 (6.95%) AWS Lambda
7 31 (5.67%) Amazon S3
7 31 (5.67%) GitHub
8 25 (4.57%) PaaS
9 18 (3.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 17 (3.11%) Google Cloud Platform
11 16 (2.93%) SaaS
12 15 (2.74%) Amazon Glacier
13 14 (2.56%) Google Analytics
14 13 (2.38%) AWS CodePipeline
15 12 (2.19%) Amazon SQS
15 12 (2.19%) IaaS
16 11 (2.01%) Azure Functions
17 10 (1.83%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 35 (6.40%) HTTP
2 33 (6.03%) TCP/IP
3 26 (4.75%) SSL
4 18 (3.29%) DNS
5 15 (2.74%) Firewall
6 13 (2.38%) Internet
7 9 (1.65%) VPN
8 8 (1.46%) MPLS
8 8 (1.46%) Software-Defined Networking
9 7 (1.28%) DHCP
9 7 (1.28%) Ethernet
9 7 (1.28%) WAN
9 7 (1.28%) Wireless
10 4 (0.73%) DVB
10 4 (0.73%) FTP
10 4 (0.73%) HTTPS
10 4 (0.73%) Kerberos
10 4 (0.73%) LAN
11 3 (0.55%) Junos
12 2 (0.37%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (20.84%) NoSQL
2 95 (17.37%) MongoDB
3 62 (11.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 35 (6.40%) Hadoop
5 33 (6.03%) SQL Server
6 30 (5.48%) Redis
7 28 (5.12%) Big Data
8 27 (4.94%) Couchbase
9 20 (3.66%) MySQL
10 16 (2.93%) Relational Database
11 14 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (1.83%) Amazon RDS
13 9 (1.65%) RDBMS
14 8 (1.46%) Cosmos DB
14 8 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (1.46%) Neo4j
15 7 (1.28%) Riak
16 6 (1.10%) CouchDB
16 6 (1.10%) DB2
17 5 (0.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 224 (40.95%) Jenkins
2 192 (35.10%) Git (software)
3 76 (13.89%) JIRA
4 63 (11.52%) Maven
5 44 (8.04%) Vagrant
6 41 (7.50%) Cucumber
6 41 (7.50%) Selenium
7 31 (5.67%) Bitbucket
8 30 (5.48%) JUnit
9 28 (5.12%) Sonatype Nexus
10 24 (4.39%) Babel
11 22 (4.02%) Gerrit
11 22 (4.02%) Mocha
11 22 (4.02%) Sinon.JS
11 22 (4.02%) webpack
12 20 (3.66%) IntelliJ
12 20 (3.66%) TeamCity
13 18 (3.29%) Team Foundation Server
13 18 (3.29%) Visual Studio Team System
14 16 (2.93%) Eclipse
General
1 30 (5.48%) Telecoms
2 27 (4.94%) Finance
3 23 (4.20%) Games
4 14 (2.56%) Banking
5 10 (1.83%) Retail
6 8 (1.46%) Back Office
7 5 (0.91%) Marketing
8 4 (0.73%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.55%) Automotive
9 3 (0.55%) Electronics
9 3 (0.55%) Publishing
10 2 (0.37%) Advertising
10 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.18%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 235 (42.96%) Developer
2 183 (33.46%) DevOps Engineer
3 121 (22.12%) Java Developer
4 82 (14.99%) AWS Engineer
5 77 (14.08%) AWS DevOps
6 76 (13.89%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 45 (8.23%) Architect
8 38 (6.95%) Cloud Engineer
9 37 (6.76%) Full Stack Developer
10 32 (5.85%) Node.js Developer
11 26 (4.75%) Senior Developer
12 24 (4.39%) React Developer
13 21 (3.84%) Java Engineer
14 20 (3.66%) Kubernetes Engineer
15 19 (3.47%) Software Developer
15 19 (3.47%) Software Engineer
16 18 (3.29%) AWS Developer
17 16 (2.93%) Senior Java Developer
18 15 (2.74%) Technical Architect
19 14 (2.56%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (25.05%) Spring
2 122 (22.30%) Node.js
3 99 (18.10%) REST
4 98 (17.92%) Web Services
5 87 (15.90%) HTML
6 84 (15.36%) AngularJS
7 82 (14.99%) Spring Boot
8 74 (13.53%) CSS
9 71 (12.98%) RESTful
10 63 (11.52%) React
11 61 (11.15%) Hibernate
12 50 (9.14%) HTML5
12 50 (9.14%) JMS
13 47 (8.59%) Kafka
14 43 (7.86%) Play Framework
15 38 (6.95%) jQuery
15 38 (6.95%) JSON
16 36 (6.58%) .NET
17 33 (6.03%) CSS3
17 33 (6.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 49 (8.96%) Greenfield Project
2 38 (6.95%) Linux Command Line
3 25 (4.57%) Cloud Native
4 19 (3.47%) iPad
5 13 (2.38%) PKI
6 12 (2.19%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (2.01%) Mobile App
8 10 (1.83%) Management Information System
8 10 (1.83%) User Experience
9 8 (1.46%) Data Centre
9 8 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.10%) Public Cloud
10 6 (1.10%) Virtual Team
11 5 (0.91%) Computer Science
11 5 (0.91%) Self-Motivation
11 5 (0.91%) Video on Demand
12 4 (0.73%) e-Learning
12 4 (0.73%) MPEG
13 3 (0.55%) Life Science
13 3 (0.55%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 237 (43.33%) Linux
2 93 (17.00%) Windows
3 63 (11.52%) Unix
4 57 (10.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 43 (7.86%) Ubuntu
6 29 (5.30%) CentOS
7 22 (4.02%) Apple iOS
8 17 (3.11%) Android
9 9 (1.65%) CoreOS
10 8 (1.46%) Mac OS X
11 7 (1.28%) SUSE
12 6 (1.10%) Windows 10
12 6 (1.10%) Windows Server
13 5 (0.91%) DC/OS
14 4 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
15 3 (0.55%) Debian
16 2 (0.37%) AIX
16 2 (0.37%) Amazon Linux
16 2 (0.37%) Fedora
16 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (55.76%) DevOps
2 289 (52.83%) Agile Software Development
3 154 (28.15%) Microservices
4 126 (23.03%) TDD
5 120 (21.94%) Configuration Management
6 115 (21.02%) Continuous Integration
7 99 (18.10%) Test Automation
8 84 (15.36%) Scrum
9 72 (13.16%) BDD
10 70 (12.80%) Continuous Delivery
11 68 (12.43%) Open Source
12 52 (9.51%) Deployment Automation
13 45 (8.23%) MVC
13 45 (8.23%) Web Development
14 44 (8.04%) Kanban
15 42 (7.68%) SDLC
16 41 (7.50%) Analytics
17 40 (7.31%) Software Engineering
18 36 (6.58%) E-Commerce
19 31 (5.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 234 (42.78%) Java
2 162 (29.62%) Python
3 152 (27.79%) JavaScript
4 77 (14.08%) SQL
5 74 (13.53%) Java 8
6 70 (12.80%) Bash Shell
7 62 (11.33%) C#
8 57 (10.42%) Scala
9 56 (10.24%) Ruby
10 50 (9.14%) Groovy
11 46 (8.41%) TypeScript
12 32 (5.85%) ES6
12 32 (5.85%) PowerShell
13 29 (5.30%) Perl
14 26 (4.75%) Java 9
15 16 (2.93%) C++
16 14 (2.56%) Go
16 14 (2.56%) Haskell
16 14 (2.56%) PHP
17 13 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 38 (6.95%) Security Cleared
2 24 (4.39%) SC Cleared
3 12 (2.19%) BPSS Clearance
4 10 (1.83%) BC Cleared
4 10 (1.83%) Degree
5 7 (1.28%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.91%) AWS Certification
7 4 (0.73%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.55%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.18%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.18%) HNC
9 1 (0.18%) MCP
9 1 (0.18%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.93%) QA
2 6 (1.10%) GCP
3 4 (0.73%) GDPR
4 3 (0.55%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.37%) PMO
6 1 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.18%) WCAG
System Software
1 25 (4.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (4.20%) Virtual Machines
3 13 (2.38%) Active Directory
4 10 (1.83%) oVirt
4 10 (1.83%) RHEV
5 8 (1.46%) KVM
6 7 (1.28%) iptables
7 6 (1.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 6 (1.10%) vSphere
7 6 (1.10%) Xen
8 4 (0.73%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.37%) Btrfs
10 2 (0.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.37%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.37%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.18%) etcd
11 1 (0.18%) flannel
11 1 (0.18%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 207 (37.84%) Kubernetes
2 165 (30.16%) Ansible
3 157 (28.70%) Puppet
4 120 (21.94%) Terraform
5 118 (21.57%) Opscode Chef
6 40 (7.31%) Packer
7 27 (4.94%) Kibana
8 22 (4.02%) Salt
9 19 (3.47%) Grafana
10 10 (1.83%) logstash
11 9 (1.65%) Single Sign-On
12 8 (1.46%) SELinux
13 7 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
13 7 (1.28%) Prometheus
13 7 (1.28%) yum
14 6 (1.10%) Consul
14 6 (1.10%) HAProxy
14 6 (1.10%) vCenter Server
15 5 (0.91%) Nagios
16 4 (0.73%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 47 (8.59%) Oracle
2 44 (8.04%) Red Hat
3 39 (7.13%) Microsoft
4 33 (6.03%) Google
5 28 (5.12%) VMware
6 22 (4.02%) Atlassian
7 17 (3.11%) Adobe
8 15 (2.74%) IBM
9 13 (2.38%) Splunk
10 11 (2.01%) webMethods
11 7 (1.28%) TIBCO
12 6 (1.10%) HP
13 5 (0.91%) Cloudera
13 5 (0.91%) Rackspace
13 5 (0.91%) SaltStack
14 4 (0.73%) Apple
14 4 (0.73%) Cisco
14 4 (0.73%) Perfecto Mobile
14 4 (0.73%) SAP
15 3 (0.55%) Juniper