Period
to 25 June 2019

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 25 June 2019 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
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 45 77 125
Rank change year-on-year +32 +48 +160
Contract jobs citing Docker 659 497 293
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.47% 2.99% 1.89%
As % of the System Software category 28.27% 21.03% 15.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 279 206
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £475
10th Percentile £381 £374 £325
90th Percentile £630 £575 £550
England median daily rate £538 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
South East median hourly rate £52.50 £55.00 £52.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +5.58% -
10th Percentile £51.25 £31.70 £43.29
90th Percentile £59.75 £59.50 £59.90
England median hourly rate £44.57 £49.33 £51.00
% change year-on-year -9.66% -3.27% -

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 2,331 2,363 1,904
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.82% 14.22% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,472 1,282 1,091
South East median daily rate £431 £421 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.43% +5.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £190 £185 £163
90th Percentile £600 £568 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 173 159
South East median hourly rate £16.13 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.15% +3.03% +2.33%
10th Percentile £10.64 £10.50 £10.40
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.13 £43.00
England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +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 25 June 2019.

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 25 June 2019. 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 +17 269 £473 -0.53% 44
Hampshire +68 177 £450 -8.16% 10
Berkshire -2 146 £475 +4.05% 11
Surrey +22 134 £501 +5.53% 4
Buckinghamshire +24 67 £465 -2.11% 2
Oxfordshire +33 57 £475 -7.32% 31
West Sussex +18 46 £505 +7.45% 3
Kent +7 15 £625 +45.35%
East Sussex -8 13 £500 - 6
M4 Corridor -1 2 £550 +22.22%
Docker
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2019, 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.

1 390 (59.18%) DevOps
2 332 (50.38%) Kubernetes
3 295 (44.76%) Agile Software Development
4 275 (41.73%) Linux
5 242 (36.72%) Amazon AWS
6 235 (35.66%) Jenkins
7 233 (35.36%) Git (software)
7 233 (35.36%) Java
8 215 (32.63%) Ansible
9 197 (29.89%) Microsoft Azure
10 181 (27.47%) Microservices
11 158 (23.98%) Continuous Integration
12 142 (21.55%) Python
13 137 (20.79%) SQL
14 135 (20.49%) JavaScript
15 129 (19.58%) Puppet
16 115 (17.45%) Scrum
17 114 (17.30%) Opscode Chef
18 111 (16.84%) OpenShift
19 102 (15.48%) Configuration Management
20 99 (15.02%) AngularJS
21 96 (14.57%) Spring
22 95 (14.42%) Terraform
23 90 (13.66%) .NET
23 90 (13.66%) Node.js
24 89 (13.51%) JIRA
25 85 (12.90%) TDD
26 82 (12.44%) Software Engineering
26 82 (12.44%) Test Automation
27 78 (11.84%) Finance

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 62 (9.41%) Apache
2 48 (7.28%) Confluence
3 42 (6.37%) Apache Spark
4 35 (5.31%) OpenStack
5 32 (4.86%) JBoss
6 30 (4.55%) nginx
7 27 (4.10%) Elasticsearch
7 27 (4.10%) Tomcat
8 21 (3.19%) Cloud Foundry
9 16 (2.43%) WebSphere
10 14 (2.12%) CMS
11 13 (1.97%) Jupyter
12 11 (1.67%) Drupal
13 10 (1.52%) GeoServer
14 9 (1.37%) Apache Qpid
14 9 (1.37%) WebLogic
15 8 (1.21%) ColdFusion
16 7 (1.06%) Apache Solr
16 7 (1.06%) lighttpd
16 7 (1.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 7 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.61%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.15%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 242 (36.72%) Amazon AWS
2 197 (29.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 111 (16.84%) OpenShift
4 57 (8.65%) PaaS
5 53 (8.04%) Google Cloud Platform
6 44 (6.68%) GitHub
7 38 (5.77%) Serverless
8 31 (4.70%) IaaS
9 30 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
10 26 (3.95%) SaaS
11 21 (3.19%) Route 53
12 19 (2.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 16 (2.43%) AWS CloudFormation
13 16 (2.43%) Azure Functions
14 15 (2.28%) AWS Lambda
15 14 (2.12%) Amazon S3
15 14 (2.12%) Cloud Computing
16 12 (1.82%) Amazon ECS
17 10 (1.52%) Amazon EMR
18 8 (1.21%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.79%) HTTP
2 23 (3.49%) SSL
2 23 (3.49%) TCP/IP
3 15 (2.28%) LAN
3 15 (2.28%) WAN
4 14 (2.12%) DSL
5 12 (1.82%) DNS
6 11 (1.67%) SSH
7 7 (1.06%) VPN
8 6 (0.91%) Firewall
8 6 (0.91%) FTP
9 3 (0.46%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.46%) Internet
9 3 (0.46%) Network Security
9 3 (0.46%) SNMP
10 2 (0.30%) Extranet
10 2 (0.30%) Tactical Data Link
11 1 (0.15%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.15%) LTE
11 1 (0.15%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (11.38%) SQL Server
2 66 (10.02%) NoSQL
3 55 (8.35%) MySQL
3 55 (8.35%) PostgreSQL
4 43 (6.53%) Big Data
5 41 (6.22%) Relational Database
6 38 (5.77%) MongoDB
7 36 (5.46%) Azure SQL Database
8 32 (4.86%) Hadoop
9 26 (3.95%) MariaDB
10 23 (3.49%) Cosmos DB
11 19 (2.88%) Apache Cassandra
12 15 (2.28%) Oracle Database
13 13 (1.97%) Amazon RDS
13 13 (1.97%) RDBMS
14 12 (1.82%) Data Lake
15 10 (1.52%) GIS
15 10 (1.52%) HBase
16 9 (1.37%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 9 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 235 (35.66%) Jenkins
2 233 (35.36%) Git (software)
3 89 (13.51%) JIRA
4 57 (8.65%) Maven
5 56 (8.50%) Selenium
6 53 (8.04%) JUnit
7 44 (6.68%) Cucumber
8 37 (5.61%) Visual Studio Team System
9 33 (5.01%) GitLab
10 29 (4.40%) TeamCity
11 28 (4.25%) Bitbucket
12 27 (4.10%) Mockito
13 26 (3.95%) JMeter
13 26 (3.95%) Sonatype Nexus
14 23 (3.49%) Vagrant
15 21 (3.19%) SonarQube
16 18 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
17 17 (2.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 17 (2.58%) Octopus Deploy
17 17 (2.58%) Subversion
General
1 78 (11.84%) Finance
2 22 (3.34%) Retail
3 14 (2.12%) Telecoms
4 12 (1.82%) Banking
5 9 (1.37%) Automotive
6 4 (0.61%) Marketing
7 3 (0.46%) Back Office
7 3 (0.46%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.30%) German Language
8 2 (0.30%) Legal
8 2 (0.30%) Military
8 2 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.15%) Electronics
9 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 201 (30.50%) Developer
2 179 (27.16%) DevOps Engineer
3 90 (13.66%) Java Developer
4 52 (7.89%) Platform Engineer
5 50 (7.59%) Cloud Engineer
6 46 (6.98%) Software Engineer
7 39 (5.92%) Architect
8 38 (5.77%) AWS DevOps
9 36 (5.46%) AWS Engineer
10 35 (5.31%) Senior Developer
11 34 (5.16%) Linux Engineer
12 33 (5.01%) Azure Engineer
13 31 (4.70%) Senior DevOps
13 31 (4.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 27 (4.10%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 26 (3.95%) Full Stack Developer
15 26 (3.95%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 24 (3.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 23 (3.49%) Azure DevOps
18 22 (3.34%) Kubernetes Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (15.02%) AngularJS
2 96 (14.57%) Spring
3 90 (13.66%) .NET
3 90 (13.66%) Node.js
4 66 (10.02%) RESTful
5 65 (9.86%) HTML
6 62 (9.41%) Kafka
7 59 (8.95%) CSS
8 58 (8.80%) .NET Core
9 56 (8.50%) REST
10 53 (8.04%) Web Services
11 46 (6.98%) React
12 41 (6.22%) Hibernate
12 41 (6.22%) Spring Boot
13 38 (5.77%) JSON
13 38 (5.77%) Middleware
13 38 (5.77%) XML
14 28 (4.25%) .NET Framework
15 27 (4.10%) Java EE
16 25 (3.79%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (5.46%) Enterprise Software
2 24 (3.64%) Private Cloud
3 19 (2.88%) Public Cloud
4 17 (2.58%) Cloud Native
4 17 (2.58%) Management Information System
5 15 (2.28%) User Experience
6 14 (2.12%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (2.12%) Greenfield Project
7 9 (1.37%) Algorithms
7 9 (1.37%) Enterprise Storage
7 9 (1.37%) Mainframe
8 8 (1.21%) Data Centre
8 8 (1.21%) Data Structures
9 6 (0.91%) Linux Command Line
9 6 (0.91%) N-Tier
10 5 (0.76%) iPad
10 5 (0.76%) PKI
10 5 (0.76%) Self-Motivation
11 4 (0.61%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.61%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 275 (41.73%) Linux
2 68 (10.32%) Windows
3 58 (8.80%) Unix
4 38 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (2.73%) Ubuntu
6 14 (2.12%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.06%) AIX
7 7 (1.06%) Android
8 5 (0.76%) VMS
9 4 (0.61%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.30%) CentOS
10 2 (0.30%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.30%) zOS
11 1 (0.15%) Debian
11 1 (0.15%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 390 (59.18%) DevOps
2 295 (44.76%) Agile Software Development
3 181 (27.47%) Microservices
4 158 (23.98%) Continuous Integration
5 115 (17.45%) Scrum
6 102 (15.48%) Configuration Management
7 85 (12.90%) TDD
8 82 (12.44%) Software Engineering
8 82 (12.44%) Test Automation
9 63 (9.56%) Continuous Delivery
10 45 (6.83%) Kanban
11 44 (6.68%) BDD
12 41 (6.22%) High Availability
13 40 (6.07%) Analytics
13 40 (6.07%) Mentoring
14 39 (5.92%) Continuous Deployment
15 38 (5.77%) Open Source
16 36 (5.46%) ITIL
16 36 (5.46%) Problem-Solving
17 34 (5.16%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 233 (35.36%) Java
2 142 (21.55%) Python
3 137 (20.79%) SQL
4 135 (20.49%) JavaScript
5 68 (10.32%) Bash Shell
6 66 (10.02%) C#
7 54 (8.19%) Java 8
8 40 (6.07%) PHP
8 40 (6.07%) PowerShell
9 36 (5.46%) Ruby
10 30 (4.55%) Perl
11 27 (4.10%) Groovy
12 24 (3.64%) Go
13 23 (3.49%) C++
14 20 (3.03%) Scala
15 12 (1.82%) Apple Swift
16 11 (1.67%) C
17 10 (1.52%) Objective-C
17 10 (1.52%) Shell Script
18 8 (1.21%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 62 (9.41%) Security Cleared
2 53 (8.04%) SC Cleared
3 23 (3.49%) Degree
4 14 (2.12%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (1.37%) RHCSA
6 8 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (0.91%) AWS Certification
7 6 (0.91%) CCNP
7 6 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.30%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.30%) CISSP
9 2 (0.30%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.15%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.15%) MCSE
10 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.15%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.86%) QA
2 11 (1.67%) GDPR
3 9 (1.37%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.91%) SLA
5 4 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.61%) NIST
6 2 (0.30%) JSP 440
System Software
1 42 (6.37%) Active Directory
2 20 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (2.12%) NFS
4 12 (1.82%) HDFS
5 11 (1.67%) KVM
6 8 (1.21%) VirtualBox
6 8 (1.21%) vSphere
7 7 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 5 (0.76%) LXC
9 4 (0.61%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.30%) oVirt
10 2 (0.30%) RHEV
11 1 (0.15%) Gluster
11 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 1 (0.15%) Varnish
11 1 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 332 (50.38%) Kubernetes
2 215 (32.63%) Ansible
3 129 (19.58%) Puppet
4 114 (17.30%) Opscode Chef
5 95 (14.42%) Terraform
6 25 (3.79%) Docker Swarm
7 19 (2.88%) Kibana
8 11 (1.67%) Grafana
9 8 (1.21%) Nagios
10 7 (1.06%) HAProxy
10 7 (1.06%) Salt
11 6 (0.91%) logstash
11 6 (0.91%) Oozie
11 6 (0.91%) vCenter Server
12 5 (0.76%) Graphite
13 4 (0.61%) Prometheus
13 4 (0.61%) StatsD
13 4 (0.61%) Tivoli
14 3 (0.46%) Mesos
14 3 (0.46%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 74 (11.23%) Red Hat
2 65 (9.86%) Oracle
3 58 (8.80%) Microsoft
4 44 (6.68%) Google
5 39 (5.92%) VMware
6 35 (5.31%) Atlassian
7 20 (3.03%) IBM
8 14 (2.12%) New Relic
8 14 (2.12%) Zend
9 11 (1.67%) EMC
9 11 (1.67%) NetApp
10 10 (1.52%) Cisco
10 10 (1.52%) Cypress Semiconductor
10 10 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (1.37%) Databricks
11 9 (1.37%) SAP
12 7 (1.06%) webMethods
13 6 (0.91%) Adobe
13 6 (0.91%) Aruba
13 6 (0.91%) Splunk