Period
to 28 September 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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 62 55 63
Rank change year-on-year -7 +8 +29
Contract jobs citing Docker 110 557 568
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 3.18% 3.94% 3.46%
As % of the System Software category 22.31% 24.31% 23.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 403 376
Median daily rate £488 £490 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.51% -2.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £386 £375
90th Percentile £586 £638 £600
England median daily rate £525 £550 £525
% change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 3
Median hourly rate £32.50 £46.25 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.73% -15.91% +13.77%
10th Percentile £31.00 £33.45 £31.70
90th Percentile £38.40 £53.75 £59.50
England median hourly rate £35.00 £44.78 £55.00
% change year-on-year -21.84% -18.58% +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 493 2,291 2,417
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.24% 16.19% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 1,422 1,388
Median daily rate £448 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.41% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £163 £185 £200
90th Percentile £572 £600 £570
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 149 190
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £16.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +5.92% -8.18%
10th Percentile £11.10 £11.12 £10.50
90th Percentile £46.38 £50.35 £43.83
Median hourly rate £22.39 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +35.71% +3.13% -5.11%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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
Hampshire +21 49 £510 +7.37% 18
Thames Valley -6 37 £450 -10.00% 64
Berkshire +10 26 £525 +2.44% 24
Surrey +12 10 £550 +10.00% 22
Oxfordshire +8 8 £400 -20.00% 32
West Sussex +12 7 £502 +5.68% 5
East Sussex +28 4 £500 - 11
Buckinghamshire -10 3 £400 -15.79% 8
Kent +26 2 £363 -30.95% 6
Middlesex - 1 £225 -
Docker
England

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 82 (74.55%) Kubernetes
2 69 (62.73%) DevOps
3 53 (48.18%) Linux
4 50 (45.45%) Terraform
5 45 (40.91%) Git (software)
6 43 (39.09%) Jenkins
7 42 (38.18%) Ansible
8 40 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
9 38 (34.55%) Python
9 38 (34.55%) Continuous Integration
9 38 (34.55%) AWS
10 34 (30.91%) Configuration Management
11 33 (30.00%) Microservices
11 33 (30.00%) Infrastructure as Code
12 32 (29.09%) Puppet
13 31 (28.18%) GitHub
13 31 (28.18%) VMware
14 30 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
15 28 (25.45%) Security Cleared
15 28 (25.45%) VMware Infrastructure
15 28 (25.45%) JIRA
16 27 (24.55%) SC Cleared
17 26 (23.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 26 (23.64%) Java
17 26 (23.64%) Packer
18 25 (22.73%) Bash Shell
19 24 (21.82%) Azure
20 23 (20.91%) Firewall
20 23 (20.91%) GitLab
21 22 (20.00%) Unix

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 10 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (6.36%) Apache
3 6 (5.45%) WordPress
4 5 (4.55%) Confluence
4 5 (4.55%) nginx
5 3 (2.73%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.82%) Moodle
6 2 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.82%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.91%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.91%) CMS
7 1 (0.91%) Drupal
7 1 (0.91%) IIS
7 1 (0.91%) JBoss
7 1 (0.91%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.91%) OpenWhisk
7 1 (0.91%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.91%) GIMP
1 1 (0.91%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.91%) ResourceLink
2 1 (0.91%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 38 (34.55%) AWS
2 31 (28.18%) GitHub
3 24 (21.82%) Azure
4 19 (17.27%) Serverless
5 16 (14.55%) AWS Lambda
6 9 (8.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 8 (7.27%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (7.27%) Amazon ECS
7 8 (7.27%) GCP
8 7 (6.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 7 (6.36%) Amazon S3
8 7 (6.36%) Amazon SQS
8 7 (6.36%) AWS CloudTrail
8 7 (6.36%) AWS CodePipeline
9 6 (5.45%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (5.45%) AWS CodeBuild
9 6 (5.45%) SaaS
10 5 (4.55%) Amazon EKS
10 5 (4.55%) PaaS
11 4 (3.64%) Coveralls
Communications & Networking
1 23 (20.91%) Firewall
2 19 (17.27%) Reverse Proxy
2 19 (17.27%) VLAN
3 11 (10.00%) SNMP
4 10 (9.09%) DNS
5 6 (5.45%) Fibre Channel
5 6 (5.45%) iSCSI
6 4 (3.64%) HTTP
6 4 (3.64%) SAN
7 3 (2.73%) VPN
8 2 (1.82%) SSL
9 1 (0.91%) FTP
9 1 (0.91%) Internet
9 1 (0.91%) OpenVPN
9 1 (0.91%) Skype
9 1 (0.91%) SSH
9 1 (0.91%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.27%) NoSQL
2 7 (6.36%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (4.55%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.55%) MySQL
3 5 (4.55%) RDBMS
3 5 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.73%) Big Data
4 3 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.82%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.82%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.91%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.91%) HBase
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 45 (40.91%) Git (software)
2 43 (39.09%) Jenkins
3 28 (25.45%) JIRA
4 26 (23.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 23 (20.91%) GitLab
6 10 (9.09%) Bitbucket
7 9 (8.18%) TeamCity
8 7 (6.36%) Maven
9 6 (5.45%) Spinnaker
10 5 (4.55%) Gradle
10 5 (4.55%) Selenium
11 4 (3.64%) Bitbucket Server
11 4 (3.64%) JUnit
11 4 (3.64%) SonarQube
11 4 (3.64%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (2.73%) Terragrunt
12 3 (2.73%) webpack
13 2 (1.82%) Ant
13 2 (1.82%) Cypress.io
13 2 (1.82%) Jasmine
General
1 6 (5.45%) Finance
2 4 (3.64%) Marketing
3 3 (2.73%) Public Sector
4 2 (1.82%) Legal
4 2 (1.82%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.91%) Automotive
5 1 (0.91%) Back Office
5 1 (0.91%) Banking
5 1 (0.91%) Law
5 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 54 (49.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 25 (22.73%) Developer
3 17 (15.45%) AWS DevOps
3 17 (15.45%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 17 (15.45%) AWS Engineer
4 13 (11.82%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 13 (11.82%) Linux Engineer
5 10 (9.09%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 10 (9.09%) Azure Engineer
6 9 (8.18%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 9 (8.18%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 8 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (6.36%) Cloud Engineer
9 6 (5.45%) Java Developer
9 6 (5.45%) WordPress Developer
10 5 (4.55%) Architect
10 5 (4.55%) Consultant
10 5 (4.55%) Performance Engineer
11 4 (3.64%) Senior Developer
11 4 (3.64%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (19.09%) RESTful
2 19 (17.27%) REST
3 18 (16.36%) Node.js
4 16 (14.55%) Web Services
5 14 (12.73%) Swagger
6 13 (11.82%) Elastic Stack
7 11 (10.00%) gRPC
8 9 (8.18%) .NET
9 7 (6.36%) React
10 6 (5.45%) .NET Core
10 6 (5.45%) AngularJS
11 5 (4.55%) SAML
11 5 (4.55%) Spring
11 5 (4.55%) Spring Boot
12 4 (3.64%) HTML
12 4 (3.64%) Kafka
12 4 (3.64%) Lambda Expressions
13 3 (2.73%) RabbitMQ
13 3 (2.73%) Redux
13 3 (2.73%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.09%) Public Cloud
2 4 (3.64%) Cloud Native
3 3 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.73%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.82%) Clustering
5 1 (0.91%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.91%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.91%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.91%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.91%) Industry 4.0
5 1 (0.91%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.91%) Replication
5 1 (0.91%) Smart City
5 1 (0.91%) User Experience
5 1 (0.91%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 53 (48.18%) Linux
2 22 (20.00%) CentOS
2 22 (20.00%) Unix
3 21 (19.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (19.09%) Windows
4 20 (18.18%) Windows Server
5 19 (17.27%) Windows 10
5 19 (17.27%) Windows Server 2016
6 3 (2.73%) Debian
6 3 (2.73%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.91%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (62.73%) DevOps
2 40 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (34.55%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (30.91%) Configuration Management
5 33 (30.00%) Infrastructure as Code
5 33 (30.00%) Microservices
6 21 (19.09%) Continuous Delivery
6 21 (19.09%) Continuous Deployment
7 14 (12.73%) Scrum
8 11 (10.00%) Systems Engineering
9 10 (9.09%) TDD
9 10 (9.09%) Test Automation
10 9 (8.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 9 (8.18%) Load Balancing
10 9 (8.18%) Mentoring
10 9 (8.18%) Migration
11 8 (7.27%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 8 (7.27%) Observability
12 7 (6.36%) Deployment Automation
12 7 (6.36%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 38 (34.55%) Python
2 26 (23.64%) Java
3 25 (22.73%) Bash Shell
4 22 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 18 (16.36%) Go
5 18 (16.36%) JavaScript
6 16 (14.55%) C#
7 14 (12.73%) Ruby
7 14 (12.73%) SQL
8 10 (9.09%) PHP
9 9 (8.18%) Perl
10 8 (7.27%) Scala
11 7 (6.36%) Java 8
12 6 (5.45%) C
13 3 (2.73%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.82%) C++
14 2 (1.82%) Korn
14 2 (1.82%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.91%) Kotlin
15 1 (0.91%) R
Qualifications
1 28 (25.45%) Security Cleared
2 27 (24.55%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.64%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.91%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.91%) OCP
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.91%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.64%) QA
1 4 (3.64%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (25.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (17.27%) vSphere
3 6 (5.45%) NFS
4 3 (2.73%) Samba
5 2 (1.82%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.82%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.82%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 2 (1.82%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.91%) GFS2
6 1 (0.91%) HDFS
6 1 (0.91%) PowerDNS
6 1 (0.91%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 82 (74.55%) Kubernetes
2 50 (45.45%) Terraform
3 42 (38.18%) Ansible
4 32 (29.09%) Puppet
5 30 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
6 26 (23.64%) Packer
7 20 (18.18%) Prometheus
8 11 (10.00%) Grafana
8 11 (10.00%) ZABBIX
9 5 (4.55%) Istio
10 3 (2.73%) Kibana
11 2 (1.82%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (1.82%) HAProxy
11 2 (1.82%) NetBackup
11 2 (1.82%) Red Hat Satellite
11 2 (1.82%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (1.82%) Tivoli
11 2 (1.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 1 (0.91%) HP ALM
12 1 (0.91%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 31 (28.18%) VMware
2 19 (17.27%) Atlassian
3 17 (15.45%) Dell
3 17 (15.45%) EMC
4 11 (10.00%) Splunk
5 8 (7.27%) Google
5 8 (7.27%) IBM
6 6 (5.45%) NetApp
7 4 (3.64%) CheckPoint
7 4 (3.64%) Oracle
7 4 (3.64%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.82%) CyberArk
8 2 (1.82%) HP
8 2 (1.82%) hybris
8 2 (1.82%) SAP
8 2 (1.82%) Veritas
8 2 (1.82%) WSO2
9 1 (0.91%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.91%) Thycotic
9 1 (0.91%) WooCommerce