Period
to 16 December 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 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 72 165
Rank change year-on-year +13 +93 +170
Contract jobs citing Docker 663 504 219
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.95% 3.00% 1.35%
As % of the System Software category 24.83% 20.47% 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 356 136
South East median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £400 £350 £363
90th Percentile £600 £613 £538
England median daily rate £538 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
South East median hourly rate £28.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.78% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £44.00 -
% change year-on-year -20.45% - -

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 2,670 2,462 2,059
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.91% 14.66% 12.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,598 1,433 1,193
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £163 £143 £185
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £470 £438 £413
% change year-on-year +7.43% +6.06% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 176 186
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £16.88 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.19% +12.50% -11.76%
10th Percentile £10.95 £10.28 £10.29
90th Percentile £44.53 £44.38 £47.38
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.62 £16.00
% change year-on-year -3.70% +3.84% +3.23%

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 December 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 16 December 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 +6 253 £500 +5.26% 93
Surrey +27 162 £500 +5.26% 33
Hampshire +55 145 £513 +11.41% 38
Berkshire +5 125 £525 +16.67% 37
West Sussex +10 72 £495 -1.98% 16
Buckinghamshire +16 69 £475 +18.75% 15
Oxfordshire +3 59 £500 - 41
East Sussex -17 15 £500 -13.04% 11
M4 Corridor +5 7 £600 -
Kent +11 4 - - 17
Middlesex -3 3 £425 -12.19%
Docker
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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.

1 360 (54.30%) DevOps
2 355 (53.54%) Agile Software Development
3 272 (41.03%) Kubernetes
4 254 (38.31%) Amazon AWS
5 252 (38.01%) Jenkins
6 249 (37.56%) Java
7 227 (34.24%) Microservices
8 223 (33.63%) Linux
9 220 (33.18%) Git (software)
10 176 (26.55%) Microsoft Azure
11 164 (24.74%) JavaScript
12 160 (24.13%) Ansible
13 155 (23.38%) Puppet
14 152 (22.93%) Continuous Integration
15 150 (22.62%) Spring
16 149 (22.47%) MongoDB
17 144 (21.72%) NoSQL
17 144 (21.72%) Python
18 140 (21.12%) TDD
19 131 (19.76%) REST
20 128 (19.31%) Terraform
21 126 (19.00%) AngularJS
22 125 (18.85%) Test Automation
23 118 (17.80%) SQL
24 115 (17.35%) Scrum
25 112 (16.89%) Node.js
26 109 (16.44%) C#
27 105 (15.84%) Web Services
27 105 (15.84%) Spring Boot
28 102 (15.38%) BDD

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 87 (13.12%) Elasticsearch
2 55 (8.30%) Confluence
3 42 (6.33%) MQSeries
4 35 (5.28%) Apache
5 32 (4.83%) nginx
6 22 (3.32%) WebLogic
7 21 (3.17%) JBoss
7 21 (3.17%) Tomcat
8 20 (3.02%) Apache Spark
9 19 (2.87%) OpenStack
10 16 (2.41%) Apache Solr
11 13 (1.96%) Cloud Foundry
12 7 (1.06%) Drupal
12 7 (1.06%) Traefik
13 6 (0.90%) Apache Qpid
13 6 (0.90%) Jupyter
13 6 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 5 (0.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 4 (0.60%) CMS
15 4 (0.60%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (0.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.15%) Magento
1 1 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 254 (38.31%) Amazon AWS
2 176 (26.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 66 (9.95%) GitHub
4 56 (8.45%) Serverless
5 40 (6.03%) AWS CloudFormation
5 40 (6.03%) PaaS
6 35 (5.28%) AWS Lambda
7 34 (5.13%) Amazon S3
8 32 (4.83%) Amazon EC2
9 31 (4.68%) IaaS
10 30 (4.52%) SaaS
11 29 (4.37%) Google Cloud Platform
12 28 (4.22%) OpenShift
13 23 (3.47%) Amazon Glacier
14 21 (3.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 21 (3.17%) Amazon SQS
15 20 (3.02%) BrowserStack
16 18 (2.71%) Cloud Computing
16 18 (2.71%) Google Analytics
17 13 (1.96%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 39 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 38 (5.73%) HTTP
3 32 (4.83%) SSL
4 28 (4.22%) Firewall
5 23 (3.47%) DNS
6 17 (2.56%) VPN
7 15 (2.26%) Internet
8 11 (1.66%) WAN
9 8 (1.21%) MPLS
10 7 (1.06%) LAN
10 7 (1.06%) Remote Desktop
11 6 (0.90%) DHCP
11 6 (0.90%) DSL
12 5 (0.75%) Junos
13 4 (0.60%) BGP
13 4 (0.60%) Ethernet
13 4 (0.60%) HTTPS
13 4 (0.60%) L2TP
13 4 (0.60%) OSPF
13 4 (0.60%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (22.47%) MongoDB
2 144 (21.72%) NoSQL
3 79 (11.92%) Apache Cassandra
4 56 (8.45%) MySQL
5 45 (6.79%) SQL Server
6 43 (6.49%) Couchbase
6 43 (6.49%) Redis
7 41 (6.18%) Big Data
8 33 (4.98%) PostgreSQL
9 19 (2.87%) Hadoop
10 16 (2.41%) Relational Database
11 12 (1.81%) Cosmos DB
12 10 (1.51%) Amazon RDS
13 9 (1.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 9 (1.36%) Neo4j
14 8 (1.21%) Amazon Aurora
14 8 (1.21%) MariaDB
14 8 (1.21%) Oracle Database
14 8 (1.21%) RDBMS
15 6 (0.90%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 252 (38.01%) Jenkins
2 220 (33.18%) Git (software)
3 92 (13.88%) JIRA
4 88 (13.27%) Maven
5 80 (12.07%) Selenium
6 61 (9.20%) Cucumber
7 51 (7.69%) JUnit
8 46 (6.94%) Visual Studio Team System
9 37 (5.58%) IntelliJ
10 35 (5.28%) GitLab
11 26 (3.92%) Eclipse
11 26 (3.92%) Gatling
12 22 (3.32%) Ant
13 21 (3.17%) gulp
14 20 (3.02%) Sonatype Nexus
14 20 (3.02%) Team Foundation Server
15 19 (2.87%) Grunt
15 19 (2.87%) JMeter
15 19 (2.87%) Travis CI
16 18 (2.71%) SonarQube
General
1 50 (7.54%) Games
2 46 (6.94%) Finance
3 12 (1.81%) Retail
3 12 (1.81%) Telecoms
4 11 (1.66%) Banking
5 7 (1.06%) Advertising
5 7 (1.06%) Billing
6 6 (0.90%) Publishing
7 3 (0.45%) Back Office
7 3 (0.45%) Marketing
7 3 (0.45%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.30%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.30%) Law
8 2 (0.30%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.15%) Automotive
9 1 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.15%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 313 (47.21%) Developer
2 157 (23.68%) DevOps Engineer
3 133 (20.06%) Java Developer
4 56 (8.45%) AWS Engineer
5 55 (8.30%) Architect
6 53 (7.99%) AWS DevOps
7 47 (7.09%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 45 (6.79%) .NET Developer
9 34 (5.13%) Cloud Engineer
10 29 (4.37%) Azure DevOps
11 28 (4.22%) Senior Developer
12 27 (4.07%) Azure Engineer
13 26 (3.92%) C# Developer
14 24 (3.62%) Azure DevOps Engineer
15 23 (3.47%) Angular Developer
15 23 (3.47%) Node.js Developer
16 22 (3.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 22 (3.32%) Full Stack Developer
16 22 (3.32%) Software Engineer
17 21 (3.17%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (22.62%) Spring
2 131 (19.76%) REST
3 126 (19.00%) AngularJS
4 112 (16.89%) Node.js
5 105 (15.84%) Spring Boot
5 105 (15.84%) Web Services
6 98 (14.78%) .NET
7 92 (13.88%) CSS
8 81 (12.22%) RESTful
9 79 (11.92%) Hibernate
10 75 (11.31%) HTML
11 73 (11.01%) Kafka
12 72 (10.86%) Play Framework
13 70 (10.56%) .NET Core
14 67 (10.11%) JSON
15 55 (8.30%) XML
16 49 (7.39%) jQuery
16 49 (7.39%) Spring MVC
17 46 (6.94%) JMS
18 45 (6.79%) React
Miscellaneous
1 82 (12.37%) Greenfield Project
2 36 (5.43%) Cloud Native
3 27 (4.07%) Enterprise Software
4 24 (3.62%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (3.02%) User Experience
6 15 (2.26%) iPad
6 15 (2.26%) PKI
7 8 (1.21%) Data Centre
7 8 (1.21%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.21%) Public Cloud
8 6 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (0.75%) Fintech
9 5 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (0.75%) Video on Demand
10 3 (0.45%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.30%) NHS
11 2 (0.30%) PMI
11 2 (0.30%) Replication
11 2 (0.30%) Self-Motivation
12 1 (0.15%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 223 (33.63%) Linux
2 70 (10.56%) Windows
3 59 (8.90%) Unix
4 53 (7.99%) Ubuntu
5 28 (4.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (3.02%) CentOS
7 18 (2.71%) Apple iOS
8 11 (1.66%) Windows Server
9 8 (1.21%) CoreOS
9 8 (1.21%) VMS
10 6 (0.90%) Android
10 6 (0.90%) SUSE
11 3 (0.45%) DC/OS
11 3 (0.45%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.30%) AIX
12 2 (0.30%) Debian
12 2 (0.30%) Fedora
12 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.15%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 360 (54.30%) DevOps
2 355 (53.54%) Agile Software Development
3 227 (34.24%) Microservices
4 152 (22.93%) Continuous Integration
5 140 (21.12%) TDD
6 125 (18.85%) Test Automation
7 115 (17.35%) Scrum
8 102 (15.38%) BDD
9 94 (14.18%) MVC
10 80 (12.07%) Configuration Management
11 77 (11.61%) Continuous Delivery
11 77 (11.61%) Open Source
12 56 (8.45%) Kanban
13 50 (7.54%) Software Engineering
14 47 (7.09%) OO
15 45 (6.79%) Deployment Automation
15 45 (6.79%) Mentoring
16 43 (6.49%) Analytics
17 32 (4.83%) API Design
17 32 (4.83%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 249 (37.56%) Java
2 164 (24.74%) JavaScript
3 144 (21.72%) Python
4 118 (17.80%) SQL
5 109 (16.44%) C#
6 90 (13.57%) Java 8
7 78 (11.76%) Scala
8 69 (10.41%) PowerShell
9 51 (7.69%) Bash Shell
10 48 (7.24%) Ruby
11 45 (6.79%) Java 9
11 45 (6.79%) Perl
12 41 (6.18%) PHP
13 40 (6.03%) TypeScript
14 33 (4.98%) Groovy
15 26 (3.92%) Go
16 19 (2.87%) Haskell
17 15 (2.26%) Apple Swift
17 15 (2.26%) C++
18 10 (1.51%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 61 (9.20%) Security Cleared
2 46 (6.94%) SC Cleared
3 16 (2.41%) Degree
4 15 (2.26%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (0.60%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.45%) AWS Certification
7 3 (0.45%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.30%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.30%) PMP
9 1 (0.15%) ISEB
9 1 (0.15%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.15%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (7.09%) QA
2 3 (0.45%) GDPR
2 3 (0.45%) WCAG
3 2 (0.30%) OASIS TOSCA
4 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.15%) PMO
System Software
1 26 (3.92%) Virtual Machines
2 13 (1.96%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.66%) KVM
4 9 (1.36%) oVirt
4 9 (1.36%) RHEV
5 6 (0.90%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.90%) iptables
5 6 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (0.75%) VirtualBox
7 4 (0.60%) NFS
7 4 (0.60%) Xen
8 3 (0.45%) vSphere
8 3 (0.45%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.30%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.30%) Btrfs
9 2 (0.30%) HDFS
10 1 (0.15%) etcd
10 1 (0.15%) flannel
10 1 (0.15%) SkyDNS
Systems Management
1 272 (41.03%) Kubernetes
2 160 (24.13%) Ansible
3 155 (23.38%) Puppet
4 128 (19.31%) Terraform
5 88 (13.27%) Opscode Chef
6 30 (4.52%) Grafana
7 29 (4.37%) Kibana
8 13 (1.96%) Packer
8 13 (1.96%) Prometheus
9 8 (1.21%) Consul
9 8 (1.21%) Docker Swarm
9 8 (1.21%) logstash
10 7 (1.06%) Salt
11 6 (0.90%) SELinux
12 5 (0.75%) Nagios
12 5 (0.75%) Single Sign-On
12 5 (0.75%) Uchiwa
12 5 (0.75%) yum
13 4 (0.60%) Graphite
14 3 (0.45%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 66 (9.95%) Microsoft
2 45 (6.79%) Oracle
3 42 (6.33%) Google
4 36 (5.43%) Atlassian
5 28 (4.22%) Red Hat
6 23 (3.47%) Adobe
7 19 (2.87%) webMethods
8 17 (2.56%) Splunk
9 15 (2.26%) VMware
10 12 (1.81%) Citrix
11 8 (1.21%) SaltStack
12 7 (1.06%) Mirantis
13 5 (0.75%) Juniper
14 4 (0.60%) Perfecto Mobile
14 4 (0.60%) Rackspace
14 4 (0.60%) ServiceNow
14 4 (0.60%) TIBCO
15 3 (0.45%) Apple
15 3 (0.45%) F5
15 3 (0.45%) New Relic