Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 81 187
Rank change year-on-year +17 +106 +133
Contract jobs citing Docker 585 451 208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.56% 2.77% 1.22%
As % of the System Software category 23.60% 19.11% 9.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 320 139
South East median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -5.36%
10th Percentile £385 £350 £363
90th Percentile £599 £575 £538
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 £62.00 £47.00 -
% change year-on-year +31.91% - -

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 2,479 2,360 2,170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.07% 14.50% 12.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,427 1,430 1,299
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £190 £148 £175
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +13.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 170 196
South East median hourly rate £16.10 £17.31 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.00% +15.42% -14.29%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.30 £10.50
90th Percentile £44.43 £46.15 £46.96
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.75 £15.75
% change year-on-year -4.48% +6.35% -1.56%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 18 October 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 +5 228 £488 +8.33% 78
Hampshire +44 131 £513 +2.50% 33
Surrey +9 131 £500 +5.26% 39
Berkshire +12 117 £500 +11.11% 33
West Sussex +12 65 £500 +2.41% 9
Buckinghamshire +6 60 £469 +17.33% 14
Oxfordshire +1 51 £488 -2.50% 31
East Sussex +2 16 £500 +5.26% 8
M4 Corridor +1 6 £525 -
Kent - 6 £430 - 11
Middlesex -5 2 £463 -4.44% 1
Docker
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 312 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 305 (52.14%) DevOps
3 248 (42.39%) Java
4 241 (41.20%) Amazon AWS
5 233 (39.83%) Linux
6 228 (38.97%) Kubernetes
7 224 (38.29%) Jenkins
8 208 (35.56%) Git (software)
9 183 (31.28%) Microservices
10 171 (29.23%) Puppet
11 165 (28.21%) Ansible
12 154 (26.32%) Spring
13 147 (25.13%) Python
14 144 (24.62%) TDD
15 142 (24.27%) JavaScript
16 134 (22.91%) NoSQL
17 132 (22.56%) MongoDB
17 132 (22.56%) Continuous Integration
18 126 (21.54%) Terraform
19 119 (20.34%) REST
20 111 (18.97%) Node.js
21 109 (18.63%) Spring Boot
22 105 (17.95%) Opscode Chef
23 104 (17.78%) Microsoft Azure
24 103 (17.61%) Test Automation
24 103 (17.61%) Web Services
25 102 (17.44%) Scrum
26 101 (17.26%) AngularJS
27 91 (15.56%) Java 8
28 87 (14.87%) SQL

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 71 (12.14%) Elasticsearch
2 42 (7.18%) MQSeries
3 39 (6.67%) Confluence
4 23 (3.93%) Apache
4 23 (3.93%) OpenStack
5 20 (3.42%) Apache Solr
6 17 (2.91%) nginx
7 16 (2.74%) Tomcat
7 16 (2.74%) WebLogic
8 15 (2.56%) Cloud Foundry
9 14 (2.39%) Apache Spark
9 14 (2.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 13 (2.22%) JBoss
11 4 (0.68%) Drupal
12 3 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 3 (0.51%) Liferay
12 3 (0.51%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.34%) GemFire
13 2 (0.34%) Hyperledger
13 2 (0.34%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (0.34%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.17%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 241 (41.20%) Amazon AWS
2 104 (17.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 58 (9.91%) Serverless
4 37 (6.32%) AWS CloudFormation
5 35 (5.98%) AWS Lambda
6 34 (5.81%) OpenShift
7 33 (5.64%) Amazon EC2
8 31 (5.30%) GitHub
9 28 (4.79%) Amazon S3
10 26 (4.44%) Amazon Glacier
11 25 (4.27%) PaaS
11 25 (4.27%) SaaS
12 18 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
13 17 (2.91%) Google Cloud Platform
14 16 (2.74%) Amazon SQS
15 15 (2.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 15 (2.56%) IaaS
16 12 (2.05%) AWS Fargate
16 12 (2.05%) Google Analytics
17 11 (1.88%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 35 (5.98%) HTTP
2 34 (5.81%) TCP/IP
3 25 (4.27%) SSL
4 23 (3.93%) Firewall
5 21 (3.59%) DNS
6 18 (3.08%) Internet
7 11 (1.88%) WAN
8 10 (1.71%) VPN
9 9 (1.54%) MPLS
10 8 (1.37%) DHCP
11 7 (1.20%) Ethernet
11 7 (1.20%) Remote Desktop
11 7 (1.20%) Wireless
12 6 (1.03%) LAN
13 5 (0.85%) HTTPS
13 5 (0.85%) Software-Defined Networking
14 4 (0.68%) DVB
14 4 (0.68%) FTP
14 4 (0.68%) Junos
15 2 (0.34%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (22.91%) NoSQL
2 132 (22.56%) MongoDB
3 80 (13.68%) Apache Cassandra
4 44 (7.52%) Couchbase
5 42 (7.18%) Redis
6 39 (6.67%) Big Data
6 39 (6.67%) MySQL
7 34 (5.81%) SQL Server
8 32 (5.47%) Hadoop
9 24 (4.10%) PostgreSQL
10 17 (2.91%) Relational Database
11 10 (1.71%) Cosmos DB
12 9 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (1.54%) Neo4j
12 9 (1.54%) RDBMS
13 7 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
14 6 (1.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 6 (1.03%) Riak
14 6 (1.03%) SQL Server 2016
15 5 (0.85%) DB2
Development Applications
1 224 (38.29%) Jenkins
2 208 (35.56%) Git (software)
3 86 (14.70%) Maven
4 73 (12.48%) JIRA
5 47 (8.03%) Selenium
6 42 (7.18%) Cucumber
7 31 (5.30%) JUnit
8 25 (4.27%) Vagrant
9 24 (4.10%) IntelliJ
10 23 (3.93%) GitLab
10 23 (3.93%) Visual Studio Team System
11 21 (3.59%) Sonatype Nexus
12 19 (3.25%) Bitbucket
12 19 (3.25%) Gatling
12 19 (3.25%) Team Foundation Server
13 16 (2.74%) Ant
13 16 (2.74%) Travis CI
14 15 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 15 (2.56%) Eclipse
15 14 (2.39%) TeamCity
General
1 49 (8.38%) Games
2 35 (5.98%) Finance
3 27 (4.62%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.22%) Banking
5 8 (1.37%) Publishing
6 7 (1.20%) Advertising
6 7 (1.20%) Retail
7 5 (0.85%) Billing
7 5 (0.85%) Marketing
8 4 (0.68%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.51%) Back Office
9 3 (0.51%) Electronics
10 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.34%) Law
11 1 (0.17%) Automotive
11 1 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.17%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 265 (45.30%) Developer
2 163 (27.86%) DevOps Engineer
3 145 (24.79%) Java Developer
4 66 (11.28%) AWS DevOps
4 66 (11.28%) AWS Engineer
5 59 (10.09%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 49 (8.38%) Architect
7 33 (5.64%) Cloud Engineer
8 30 (5.13%) Software Engineer
9 26 (4.44%) AWS Developer
10 25 (4.27%) Software Developer
11 23 (3.93%) Senior Developer
12 22 (3.76%) Angular Developer
13 20 (3.42%) Cloud Developer
14 19 (3.25%) Full Stack Developer
14 19 (3.25%) Node.js Developer
15 18 (3.08%) .NET Developer
15 18 (3.08%) Java Engineer
16 17 (2.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 16 (2.74%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (26.32%) Spring
2 119 (20.34%) REST
3 111 (18.97%) Node.js
4 109 (18.63%) Spring Boot
5 103 (17.61%) Web Services
6 101 (17.26%) AngularJS
7 74 (12.65%) CSS
7 74 (12.65%) Hibernate
8 73 (12.48%) RESTful
9 72 (12.31%) HTML
10 64 (10.94%) Play Framework
11 59 (10.09%) Kafka
12 51 (8.72%) JMS
13 50 (8.55%) JSON
14 49 (8.38%) Spring MVC
15 48 (8.21%) .NET
16 46 (7.86%) jQuery
17 44 (7.52%) React
18 41 (7.01%) XML
19 35 (5.98%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 83 (14.19%) Greenfield Project
2 33 (5.64%) Cloud Native
3 24 (4.10%) User Experience
4 21 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
5 15 (2.56%) PKI
6 13 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (2.05%) Computer Science
8 10 (1.71%) iPad
8 10 (1.71%) Management Information System
8 10 (1.71%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.03%) Public Cloud
9 6 (1.03%) Video on Demand
10 4 (0.68%) e-Learning
10 4 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (0.68%) MPEG
10 4 (0.68%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (0.51%) NHS
12 2 (0.34%) PMI
12 2 (0.34%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 233 (39.83%) Linux
2 76 (12.99%) Windows
3 61 (10.43%) Unix
4 44 (7.52%) Ubuntu
5 42 (7.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 29 (4.96%) CentOS
7 17 (2.91%) Apple iOS
8 11 (1.88%) Android
9 9 (1.54%) CoreOS
10 8 (1.37%) Mac OS X
10 8 (1.37%) SUSE
10 8 (1.37%) Windows Server
11 6 (1.03%) VMS
12 3 (0.51%) AIX
12 3 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.34%) Amazon Linux
13 2 (0.34%) Debian
13 2 (0.34%) Fedora
13 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 305 (52.14%) DevOps
3 183 (31.28%) Microservices
4 144 (24.62%) TDD
5 132 (22.56%) Continuous Integration
6 103 (17.61%) Test Automation
7 102 (17.44%) Scrum
8 82 (14.02%) BDD
9 78 (13.33%) Configuration Management
10 74 (12.65%) Continuous Delivery
10 74 (12.65%) MVC
11 61 (10.43%) Open Source
12 60 (10.26%) Deployment Automation
13 58 (9.91%) Kanban
14 52 (8.89%) Software Engineering
15 37 (6.32%) OO
16 35 (5.98%) Analytics
17 28 (4.79%) Problem-Solving
18 27 (4.62%) SOA
19 26 (4.44%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 248 (42.39%) Java
2 147 (25.13%) Python
3 142 (24.27%) JavaScript
4 91 (15.56%) Java 8
5 87 (14.87%) SQL
6 75 (12.82%) Scala
7 62 (10.60%) C#
8 59 (10.09%) Bash Shell
9 46 (7.86%) Java 9
10 44 (7.52%) Perl
10 44 (7.52%) PowerShell
11 42 (7.18%) Ruby
12 34 (5.81%) Groovy
13 32 (5.47%) TypeScript
14 25 (4.27%) Go
15 22 (3.76%) PHP
16 15 (2.56%) C++
17 13 (2.22%) Haskell
17 13 (2.22%) Shell Script
18 11 (1.88%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 52 (8.89%) Security Cleared
2 35 (5.98%) SC Cleared
3 18 (3.08%) Degree
4 12 (2.05%) BPSS Clearance
5 11 (1.88%) DV Cleared
6 9 (1.54%) BC Cleared
6 9 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.51%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.34%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.34%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.34%) PMP
9 1 (0.17%) HNC
9 1 (0.17%) MCP
9 1 (0.17%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.62%) QA
2 4 (0.68%) GDPR
3 2 (0.34%) OASIS TOSCA
3 2 (0.34%) PMO
4 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 28 (4.79%) Virtual Machines
2 20 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (3.08%) Active Directory
4 14 (2.39%) oVirt
4 14 (2.39%) RHEV
5 11 (1.88%) KVM
6 8 (1.37%) iptables
7 6 (1.03%) vSphere
8 5 (0.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 5 (0.85%) Xen
9 3 (0.51%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.51%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.34%) Btrfs
10 2 (0.34%) Ceph
10 2 (0.34%) GlusterFS
10 2 (0.34%) NFS
10 2 (0.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.34%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 228 (38.97%) Kubernetes
2 171 (29.23%) Puppet
3 165 (28.21%) Ansible
4 126 (21.54%) Terraform
5 105 (17.95%) Opscode Chef
6 25 (4.27%) Kibana
7 24 (4.10%) Grafana
8 19 (3.25%) Packer
9 13 (2.22%) Salt
10 11 (1.88%) logstash
11 10 (1.71%) Prometheus
12 8 (1.37%) SELinux
13 7 (1.20%) Consul
13 7 (1.20%) yum
14 6 (1.03%) vCenter Server
15 5 (0.85%) Graphite
15 5 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
15 5 (0.85%) Nagios
15 5 (0.85%) Single Sign-On
15 5 (0.85%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 50 (8.55%) Microsoft
2 41 (7.01%) Oracle
3 40 (6.84%) Red Hat
4 32 (5.47%) Google
5 23 (3.93%) Atlassian
5 23 (3.93%) VMware
6 17 (2.91%) Adobe
7 12 (2.05%) Splunk
8 11 (1.88%) webMethods
9 10 (1.71%) Citrix
10 9 (1.54%) SaltStack
11 7 (1.20%) TIBCO
12 6 (1.03%) Mirantis
13 5 (0.85%) Rackspace
14 4 (0.68%) Apple
14 4 (0.68%) Cisco
14 4 (0.68%) HP
14 4 (0.68%) Juniper
14 4 (0.68%) Perfecto Mobile
15 3 (0.51%) IBM