Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 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
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 146 300
Rank change year-on-year +68 +154 +58
Contract jobs citing Docker 464 250 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.79% 1.62% 0.51%
As % of the System Software category 19.53% 12.30% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 165 55
South East median daily rate £484 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.89% -5.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £363 £344 £408
90th Percentile £613 £550 £600
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £46.75 £62.50
% change year-on-year -3.74% -25.20% +66.67%

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 2,376 2,032 2,130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.29% 13.16% 11.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,333 1,160 1,189
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £143 £185 £163
90th Percentile £575 £550 £513
England median daily rate £450 £420 £388
% change year-on-year +7.14% +8.39% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 195 226
South East median hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.73% -11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £10.20 £10.25 £11.36
90th Percentile £42.50 £48.37 £50.50
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -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 17 February 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 17 February 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 +40 264 £488 +8.33% 51
Berkshire +37 116 £450 - 24
Surrey +25 82 £475 -10.38% 15
Oxfordshire +6 77 £500 +8.11% 17
Buckinghamshire +26 72 £400 -13.51% 10
West Sussex +25 44 £520 -1.89% 4
Hampshire +4 35 £490 +10.42% 25
Middlesex +17 16 £425 +3.66%
East Sussex -4 9 £600 +20.00% 10
M4 Corridor 0 3 - -
Kent - 3 £525 - 4
Sussex - 1 - -
Docker
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 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.

1 269 (57.97%) Agile Software Development
2 256 (55.17%) DevOps
3 210 (45.26%) Java
4 206 (44.40%) Amazon AWS
5 200 (43.10%) Jenkins
6 188 (40.52%) Git (software)
7 180 (38.79%) Linux
8 148 (31.90%) Puppet
9 129 (27.80%) JavaScript
10 123 (26.51%) Ansible
11 122 (26.29%) Continuous Integration
12 108 (23.28%) Spring
13 107 (23.06%) REST
14 105 (22.63%) Test Automation
15 101 (21.77%) CSS
16 97 (20.91%) Microservices
17 93 (20.04%) Continuous Delivery
18 91 (19.61%) Python
19 90 (19.40%) HTML
20 87 (18.75%) JIRA
21 85 (18.32%) SQL
21 85 (18.32%) Node.js
22 84 (18.10%) MongoDB
23 82 (17.67%) TDD
24 80 (17.24%) Configuration Management
24 80 (17.24%) AngularJS
25 77 (16.59%) Opscode Chef
25 77 (16.59%) Kubernetes
26 76 (16.38%) Scrum
27 69 (14.87%) Selenium

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 48 (10.34%) Apache
2 40 (8.62%) Confluence
3 35 (7.54%) WebLogic
4 34 (7.33%) Elasticsearch
5 30 (6.47%) nginx
6 29 (6.25%) Apache Spark
6 29 (6.25%) JBoss
7 27 (5.82%) Cloud Foundry
8 22 (4.74%) OpenStack
9 19 (4.09%) Tomcat
10 18 (3.88%) Apache Solr
11 13 (2.80%) CMS
12 9 (1.94%) IBM Domino
13 7 (1.51%) WordPress
14 6 (1.29%) Mongoose
15 4 (0.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 4 (0.86%) Jetty
15 4 (0.86%) WebSphere
16 3 (0.65%) Drupal
16 3 (0.65%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.22%) HipChat
1 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 206 (44.40%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (13.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (9.91%) OpenShift
4 37 (7.97%) Serverless
5 36 (7.76%) GitHub
6 31 (6.68%) Amazon EC2
7 29 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
7 29 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
8 27 (5.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 26 (5.60%) AWS Lambda
9 26 (5.60%) PaaS
10 24 (5.17%) Cloud Computing
10 24 (5.17%) IaaS
11 20 (4.31%) Amazon S3
12 17 (3.66%) Slack
13 14 (3.02%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 14 (3.02%) Trello
14 8 (1.72%) Amazon ELB
15 7 (1.51%) Google Analytics
15 7 (1.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 36 (7.76%) HTTP
2 34 (7.33%) TCP/IP
3 26 (5.60%) SSL
4 16 (3.45%) Internet
5 5 (1.08%) DNS
6 4 (0.86%) Ethernet
6 4 (0.86%) Network Security
6 4 (0.86%) Software-Defined Networking
6 4 (0.86%) WAN
7 3 (0.65%) Firewall
7 3 (0.65%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.43%) DHCP
9 1 (0.22%) DVB
9 1 (0.22%) FTP
9 1 (0.22%) Junos
9 1 (0.22%) SMS
9 1 (0.22%) VLAN
9 1 (0.22%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (18.10%) MongoDB
2 67 (14.44%) NoSQL
3 40 (8.62%) Redis
4 38 (8.19%) Hadoop
5 27 (5.82%) Big Data
5 27 (5.82%) MySQL
6 23 (4.96%) PostgreSQL
6 23 (4.96%) SQL Server
7 15 (3.23%) Relational Database
8 14 (3.02%) DB2
9 9 (1.94%) Amazon RDS
10 8 (1.72%) Apache Hive
11 6 (1.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 6 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.29%) MariaDB
11 6 (1.29%) Star Schema
12 5 (1.08%) Sqoop
13 3 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.65%) CouchDB
14 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 200 (43.10%) Jenkins
2 188 (40.52%) Git (software)
3 87 (18.75%) JIRA
4 69 (14.87%) Selenium
5 61 (13.15%) Maven
6 59 (12.72%) Sonatype Nexus
7 47 (10.13%) Bitbucket
7 47 (10.13%) Cucumber
8 46 (9.91%) JUnit
9 43 (9.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 40 (8.62%) IntelliJ
11 31 (6.68%) Eclipse
12 30 (6.47%) Subversion
13 26 (5.60%) Artifactory
14 24 (5.17%) NUnit
15 22 (4.74%) SonarQube
16 20 (4.31%) Team Foundation Server
16 20 (4.31%) WebDriver
17 19 (4.09%) Vagrant
17 19 (4.09%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 60 (12.93%) Finance
2 26 (5.60%) Banking
2 26 (5.60%) Publishing
3 17 (3.66%) Telecoms
4 15 (3.23%) Retail
5 4 (0.86%) Advertising
5 4 (0.86%) Automotive
5 4 (0.86%) Billing
5 4 (0.86%) Corporate Banking
5 4 (0.86%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.65%) Marketing
6 3 (0.65%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.22%) Back Office
7 1 (0.22%) Electronics
7 1 (0.22%) Games
7 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 193 (41.59%) Developer
2 146 (31.47%) DevOps Engineer
3 81 (17.46%) Java Developer
4 46 (9.91%) AWS Engineer
5 41 (8.84%) Scala Developer
6 39 (8.41%) AWS DevOps
7 36 (7.76%) Architect
8 32 (6.90%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 30 (6.47%) JavaScript Developer
10 21 (4.53%) Node.js Developer
11 17 (3.66%) AWS Architect
11 17 (3.66%) Linux Engineer
12 16 (3.45%) Agile Developer
12 16 (3.45%) Java Engineer
13 15 (3.23%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 15 (3.23%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 15 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
14 14 (3.02%) AWS Developer
14 14 (3.02%) Big Data Engineer
14 14 (3.02%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (23.28%) Spring
2 107 (23.06%) REST
3 101 (21.77%) CSS
4 90 (19.40%) HTML
5 85 (18.32%) Node.js
6 80 (17.24%) AngularJS
7 69 (14.87%) Web Services
8 62 (13.36%) HTML5
9 59 (12.72%) SOAP
10 58 (12.50%) JSON
10 58 (12.50%) React
11 57 (12.28%) XML
12 51 (10.99%) Spring Boot
13 50 (10.78%) Hibernate
14 49 (10.56%) RESTful
15 40 (8.62%) jQuery
16 39 (8.41%) Play Framework
17 36 (7.76%) J2EE
18 31 (6.68%) .NET
18 31 (6.68%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.90%) Public Cloud
2 16 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (2.80%) Mobile App
4 12 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (2.37%) Data Centre
6 10 (2.16%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.29%) Semantic Web
8 6 (1.29%) User Experience
9 5 (1.08%) SWIFT
10 4 (0.86%) Grid Computing
10 4 (0.86%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (0.86%) iPad
10 4 (0.86%) New Media
10 4 (0.86%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (0.65%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.22%) Enterprise Cloud
12 1 (0.22%) Fintech
12 1 (0.22%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 180 (38.79%) Linux
2 67 (14.44%) Windows
3 45 (9.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 43 (9.27%) Unix
5 17 (3.66%) Android
5 17 (3.66%) Apple iOS
6 14 (3.02%) Ubuntu
7 13 (2.80%) CentOS
8 11 (2.37%) Mac OS X
9 8 (1.72%) Windows 10
10 7 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (1.29%) AIX
11 6 (1.29%) Windows 7
12 5 (1.08%) Debian
13 4 (0.86%) Windows Server
14 2 (0.43%) Mesosphere
14 2 (0.43%) Solaris
14 2 (0.43%) SUSE
14 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (57.97%) Agile Software Development
2 256 (55.17%) DevOps
3 122 (26.29%) Continuous Integration
4 105 (22.63%) Test Automation
5 97 (20.91%) Microservices
6 93 (20.04%) Continuous Delivery
7 82 (17.67%) TDD
8 80 (17.24%) Configuration Management
9 76 (16.38%) Scrum
10 56 (12.07%) Open Source
11 42 (9.05%) Kanban
12 40 (8.62%) BDD
13 32 (6.90%) SDLC
14 30 (6.47%) Software Engineering
15 25 (5.39%) Unit Testing
16 24 (5.17%) Web Development
17 21 (4.53%) Migration
17 21 (4.53%) SOA
18 20 (4.31%) OO
19 18 (3.88%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 210 (45.26%) Java
2 129 (27.80%) JavaScript
3 91 (19.61%) Python
4 85 (18.32%) SQL
5 56 (12.07%) Scala
6 48 (10.34%) C#
7 38 (8.19%) Bash Shell
8 35 (7.54%) Groovy
9 31 (6.68%) Ruby
10 29 (6.25%) PHP
11 24 (5.17%) Shell Script
12 23 (4.96%) ES6
12 23 (4.96%) TypeScript
13 21 (4.53%) PowerShell
14 20 (4.31%) Perl
15 12 (2.59%) Apple Swift
16 7 (1.51%) Haskell
16 7 (1.51%) T-SQL
17 5 (1.08%) C++
17 5 (1.08%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (3.23%) Degree
2 8 (1.72%) AWS Certification
2 8 (1.72%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.86%) MCSE
3 4 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.65%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.22%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.22%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.22%) MCP
5 1 (0.22%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.60%) QA
2 14 (3.02%) GCP
3 2 (0.43%) GDPR
4 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (4.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (2.80%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.94%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.51%) oVirt
4 7 (1.51%) RHEV
4 7 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (1.08%) Apache Flume
5 5 (1.08%) Gluster
5 5 (1.08%) HDFS
6 4 (0.86%) XenApp
6 4 (0.86%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.65%) flannel
7 3 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.65%) vSphere
8 2 (0.43%) vCloud
9 1 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.22%) LXC
9 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.22%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 148 (31.90%) Puppet
2 123 (26.51%) Ansible
3 77 (16.59%) Kubernetes
3 77 (16.59%) Opscode Chef
4 63 (13.58%) Terraform
5 31 (6.68%) Kibana
6 26 (5.60%) Grafana
7 14 (3.02%) Mesos
8 12 (2.59%) Salt
9 9 (1.94%) Packer
10 7 (1.51%) Ambari
11 6 (1.29%) logstash
11 6 (1.29%) Oozie
11 6 (1.29%) Prometheus
12 5 (1.08%) Docker Swarm
12 5 (1.08%) Galera Cluster
12 5 (1.08%) Hadoop YARN
12 5 (1.08%) OpenNebula
12 5 (1.08%) Rancher
13 4 (0.86%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 31 (6.68%) Oracle
2 28 (6.03%) Google
3 26 (5.60%) Microsoft
4 25 (5.39%) VMware
5 24 (5.17%) webMethods
6 21 (4.53%) Red Hat
7 16 (3.45%) IBM
8 8 (1.72%) Atlassian
9 6 (1.29%) Adobe
10 5 (1.08%) HP
10 5 (1.08%) New Relic
10 5 (1.08%) Splunk
10 5 (1.08%) Tableau
11 4 (0.86%) Citrix
11 4 (0.86%) Cloudera
11 4 (0.86%) SAP
11 4 (0.86%) ServiceNow
12 3 (0.65%) SaltStack
13 2 (0.43%) Facebook
13 2 (0.43%) Twitter