Period
to 8 April 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 8 April 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
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 63 50 79
Rank change year-on-year -13 +29 +75
Contract jobs citing Docker 280 682 492
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 2.93% 4.33% 2.93%
As % of the System Software category 19.90% 26.26% 20.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 484 315
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £387 £400 £363
90th Percentile £673 £613 £613
England median daily rate £550 £538 £525
% change year-on-year +2.33% +2.38% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Median hourly rate £50.00 £57.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +27.78% +5.88%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -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 1,407 2,597 2,372
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.71% 16.49% 14.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 841 1,612 1,266
Median daily rate £425 £436 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.58% +9.06% +5.26%
10th Percentile £135 £175 £147
90th Percentile £588 £590 £575
England median daily rate £460 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -3.16% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 166 149
Median hourly rate £16.13 £16.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.78% -0.99% -2.06%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.00 £10.37
90th Percentile £35.00 £48.75 £43.75
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.86
% change year-on-year +9.38% +0.88% -0.88%

Docker
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Docker as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Docker in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Docker in the South East

Docker
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Docker in the South East over the 6 months to 8 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Docker in the South East

Docker
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Docker in the South East.

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 8 April 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 +2 146 £469 -4.34% 81
Berkshire +10 88 £500 - 29
Hampshire +15 84 £525 +16.67% 21
Surrey -25 38 £500 - 29
Oxfordshire +5 35 £431 -13.75% 43
Buckinghamshire -19 23 £600 +26.32% 9
West Sussex -20 6 £475 -9.52% 7
East Sussex +16 4 £650 +30.00% 9
Kent +6 2 £483 -8.10% 9
Docker
England

For the 6 months to 8 April 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.

1 182 (65.00%) DevOps
2 176 (62.86%) Kubernetes
3 130 (46.43%) Ansible
4 128 (45.71%) Linux
5 117 (41.79%) Agile Software Development
6 97 (34.64%) Git (software)
7 94 (33.57%) AWS
8 78 (27.86%) Azure
8 78 (27.86%) Terraform
9 76 (27.14%) Jenkins
10 75 (26.79%) Python
11 69 (24.64%) Security Cleared
12 66 (23.57%) Java
13 58 (20.71%) JavaScript
14 51 (18.21%) Scrum
14 51 (18.21%) Microservices
15 50 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
16 49 (17.50%) Node.js
17 46 (16.43%) SC Cleared
18 44 (15.71%) SQL
19 42 (15.00%) C#
20 39 (13.93%) Test Automation
21 38 (13.57%) Opscode Chef
22 37 (13.21%) Puppet
22 37 (13.21%) .NET
23 36 (12.86%) Kanban
24 34 (12.14%) JIRA
24 34 (12.14%) OpenShift
25 33 (11.79%) Selenium
25 33 (11.79%) HTML

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 25 (8.93%) Confluence
2 16 (5.71%) Apache
3 13 (4.64%) Tomcat
4 12 (4.29%) Cloud Foundry
4 12 (4.29%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (4.29%) nginx
5 8 (2.86%) OpenStack
6 6 (2.14%) Red Hat Fuse
7 5 (1.79%) Apache Spark
7 5 (1.79%) Drupal
7 5 (1.79%) GemFire
7 5 (1.79%) JBoss
7 5 (1.79%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.79%) WordPress
8 4 (1.43%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.43%) CMS
9 3 (1.07%) IIS
9 3 (1.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.71%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.36%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 94 (33.57%) AWS
2 78 (27.86%) Azure
3 34 (12.14%) OpenShift
4 27 (9.64%) GitHub
5 25 (8.93%) GCP
6 24 (8.57%) Serverless
7 21 (7.50%) Amazon EC2
8 19 (6.79%) Amazon ECS
8 19 (6.79%) Amazon S3
8 19 (6.79%) AWS Lambda
9 17 (6.07%) SaaS
10 13 (4.64%) Amazon EMR
10 13 (4.64%) Cloud Computing
10 13 (4.64%) PaaS
10 13 (4.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 12 (4.29%) Amazon ELB
12 10 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
13 8 (2.86%) Amazon Kinesis
13 8 (2.86%) AWS CloudTrail
14 6 (2.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.93%) DSL
2 10 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 9 (3.21%) DNS
3 9 (3.21%) SSL
4 8 (2.86%) Firewall
5 6 (2.14%) HTTP
6 5 (1.79%) DHCP
7 4 (1.43%) Junos
7 4 (1.43%) VPN
7 4 (1.43%) VXLAN
7 4 (1.43%) Wireless
8 3 (1.07%) Internet
8 3 (1.07%) LAN
8 3 (1.07%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (1.07%) SSH
8 3 (1.07%) tcpdump
8 3 (1.07%) WAN
9 2 (0.71%) BGP
9 2 (0.71%) VLAN
9 2 (0.71%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (11.43%) MySQL
2 23 (8.21%) MongoDB
2 23 (8.21%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (7.50%) SQL Server
4 20 (7.14%) MariaDB
5 15 (5.36%) Apache Cassandra
6 13 (4.64%) Big Data
6 13 (4.64%) NoSQL
7 9 (3.21%) Cosmos DB
7 9 (3.21%) Data Lake
8 8 (2.86%) Pentaho
8 8 (2.86%) Redis
9 6 (2.14%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (1.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (1.43%) Power BI
11 4 (1.43%) Relational Database
12 3 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.71%) Neo4j
13 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2016
14 1 (0.36%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 97 (34.64%) Git (software)
2 76 (27.14%) Jenkins
3 34 (12.14%) JIRA
4 33 (11.79%) Selenium
5 26 (9.29%) Cucumber
6 22 (7.86%) GitLab
7 13 (4.64%) Bitbucket
7 13 (4.64%) Sonatype Nexus
8 9 (3.21%) Maven
9 8 (2.86%) Liquibase
9 8 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
10 7 (2.50%) JUnit
11 6 (2.14%) Artifactory
11 6 (2.14%) gulp
11 6 (2.14%) SonarQube
12 5 (1.79%) Gradle
12 5 (1.79%) Jasmine
12 5 (1.79%) Mocha
12 5 (1.79%) Subversion
12 5 (1.79%) TeamCity
General
1 30 (10.71%) Finance
2 10 (3.57%) Public Sector
3 8 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.79%) Banking
4 5 (1.79%) Marketing
5 3 (1.07%) Back Office
5 3 (1.07%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.71%) Electronics
7 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.36%) Retail
Job Titles
1 105 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 71 (25.36%) Developer
3 22 (7.86%) Linux Engineer
4 21 (7.50%) Architect
5 17 (6.07%) AWS Engineer
6 14 (5.00%) .NET Developer
6 14 (5.00%) Senior DevOps
6 14 (5.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 13 (4.64%) Cloud Engineer
7 13 (4.64%) Java Developer
8 12 (4.29%) AWS DevOps
8 12 (4.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 12 (4.29%) React Developer
9 11 (3.93%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 11 (3.93%) Software Developer
10 10 (3.57%) Azure Engineer
10 10 (3.57%) Consultant
11 8 (2.86%) DevOps Developer
11 8 (2.86%) Full Stack Developer
11 8 (2.86%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (17.50%) Node.js
2 37 (13.21%) .NET
3 33 (11.79%) HTML
4 32 (11.43%) CSS
5 25 (8.93%) AngularJS
6 24 (8.57%) Web Services
7 23 (8.21%) RESTful
8 22 (7.86%) REST
9 21 (7.50%) XML
10 20 (7.14%) HTML5
10 20 (7.14%) React
11 15 (5.36%) Kafka
12 14 (5.00%) .NET Framework
12 14 (5.00%) ASP.NET
12 14 (5.00%) Spring
13 13 (4.64%) .NET Core
13 13 (4.64%) Hibernate
14 12 (4.29%) JSON
14 12 (4.29%) Spring Boot
15 11 (3.93%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.29%) Cloud Native
2 7 (2.50%) Clustering
2 7 (2.50%) Data Centre
2 7 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (1.43%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.07%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (1.07%) Public Cloud
5 3 (1.07%) User Experience
5 3 (1.07%) Virtual Team
6 2 (0.71%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (0.71%) BeagleBone
6 2 (0.71%) Blog
6 2 (0.71%) Device Driver
6 2 (0.71%) Life Science
6 2 (0.71%) PKI
6 2 (0.71%) Replication
6 2 (0.71%) Video\Live Streaming
7 1 (0.36%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 128 (45.71%) Linux
2 33 (11.79%) Windows
3 30 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (5.71%) Unix
5 12 (4.29%) CentOS
5 12 (4.29%) Ubuntu
6 5 (1.79%) CoreOS
6 5 (1.79%) VMS
7 4 (1.43%) AIX
7 4 (1.43%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.43%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.07%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (1.07%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (0.71%) Android
9 2 (0.71%) Solaris
10 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (65.00%) DevOps
2 117 (41.79%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (18.21%) Microservices
3 51 (18.21%) Scrum
4 50 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
5 39 (13.93%) Test Automation
6 36 (12.86%) Kanban
7 31 (11.07%) Configuration Management
8 30 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
9 24 (8.57%) Software Delivery
9 24 (8.57%) TDD
10 23 (8.21%) Unit Testing
11 22 (7.86%) Software Engineering
12 18 (6.43%) Open Source
12 18 (6.43%) SDLC
13 17 (6.07%) ITIL
14 16 (5.71%) BDD
14 16 (5.71%) Infrastructure as Code
14 16 (5.71%) MVC
15 14 (5.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 75 (26.79%) Python
2 66 (23.57%) Java
3 58 (20.71%) JavaScript
4 44 (15.71%) SQL
5 42 (15.00%) C#
6 21 (7.50%) Bash Shell
7 18 (6.43%) Ruby
8 14 (5.00%) Go
9 12 (4.29%) PowerShell
10 11 (3.93%) Groovy
10 11 (3.93%) Java 8
10 11 (3.93%) Perl
10 11 (3.93%) Shell Script
11 10 (3.57%) C++
12 9 (3.21%) T-SQL
13 7 (2.50%) XAML
14 6 (2.14%) TypeScript
15 5 (1.79%) ES6
15 5 (1.79%) F#
16 4 (1.43%) C
Qualifications
1 69 (24.64%) Security Cleared
2 46 (16.43%) SC Cleared
3 17 (6.07%) Degree
3 17 (6.07%) DV Cleared
4 5 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (1.79%) RHCE
5 4 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.36%) OCP
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.79%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (3.21%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (2.14%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.14%) VMware NSX
3 4 (1.43%) KVM
4 3 (1.07%) vSphere
5 1 (0.36%) GFS2
5 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.36%) iptables
5 1 (0.36%) NDS
5 1 (0.36%) NFS
5 1 (0.36%) Samba
Systems Management
1 176 (62.86%) Kubernetes
2 130 (46.43%) Ansible
3 78 (27.86%) Terraform
4 38 (13.57%) Opscode Chef
5 37 (13.21%) Puppet
6 19 (6.79%) Docker Swarm
7 9 (3.21%) Packer
8 8 (2.86%) Grafana
9 7 (2.50%) Consul
9 7 (2.50%) Kibana
10 6 (2.14%) Prometheus
11 5 (1.79%) vCenter Server
12 4 (1.43%) Cobbler
12 4 (1.43%) Icinga
12 4 (1.43%) ZABBIX
13 3 (1.07%) Microsoft Clustering
13 3 (1.07%) Sysdig
14 2 (0.71%) HAProxy
14 2 (0.71%) OpenNebula
14 2 (0.71%) vRealize
Vendors
1 28 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 27 (9.64%) Microsoft
3 17 (6.07%) Atlassian
3 17 (6.07%) Google
3 17 (6.07%) Oracle
4 14 (5.00%) VMware
5 10 (3.57%) Xamarin
6 9 (3.21%) ServiceNow
7 6 (2.14%) Splunk
8 5 (1.79%) Juniper
9 4 (1.43%) Mirantis
9 4 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.43%) SAP
10 3 (1.07%) Okta
10 3 (1.07%) WSO2
11 2 (0.71%) 3PAR
11 2 (0.71%) CyberArk
11 2 (0.71%) Databricks
11 2 (0.71%) hybris
11 2 (0.71%) Sitecore