Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 57 66 78
Rank change year-on-year +9 +12 +118
Contract jobs citing Docker 496 581 450
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.60% 3.56% 2.77%
As % of the System Software category 22.51% 23.68% 19.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 369 322
South East median daily rate £480 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £375 £385 £350
90th Percentile £650 £600 £575
England median daily rate £540 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +2.86% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 2
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £55.00 £48.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +13.77% -
10th Percentile £33.45 £31.70 £37.67
90th Percentile £53.75 £59.50 £59.02
England median hourly rate £43.53 £60.00 £47.00
% change year-on-year -27.45% +27.66% -

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 2,203 2,454 2,355
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.00% 15.04% 14.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,334 1,418 1,429
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.38% +6.53%
10th Percentile £168 £189 £148
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.95% +5.88% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 181 168
South East median hourly rate £17.41 £16.10 £17.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -7.00% +15.42%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.50 £10.37
90th Percentile £53.75 £44.50 £46.45
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year +3.13% -4.48% +8.06%

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 21 October 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
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 21 October 2019.

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 21 October 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 +13 219 £500 +2.56% 116
Hampshire +2 135 £475 -7.32% 49
Berkshire -3 122 £513 +2.50% 59
Surrey 0 81 £500 - 38
Oxfordshire +27 50 £475 -2.56% 47
Buckinghamshire +11 48 £475 +2.70% 10
West Sussex -7 41 £463 -7.50% 10
East Sussex +4 17 £505 +1.00% 8
Kent +5 3 £275 -36.05% 6
Docker
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 305 (61.49%) DevOps
2 286 (57.66%) Kubernetes
3 227 (45.77%) Agile Software Development
4 188 (37.90%) Azure
5 183 (36.90%) AWS
6 181 (36.49%) Linux
7 169 (34.07%) Git (software)
8 168 (33.87%) Java
9 164 (33.06%) Jenkins
10 153 (30.85%) Ansible
11 139 (28.02%) Python
12 127 (25.60%) Microservices
13 116 (23.39%) Continuous Integration
14 100 (20.16%) JavaScript
15 97 (19.56%) SQL
16 89 (17.94%) Scrum
17 85 (17.14%) Puppet
18 82 (16.53%) Configuration Management
19 81 (16.33%) Test Automation
20 80 (16.13%) C#
21 79 (15.93%) Terraform
22 78 (15.73%) Node.js
23 77 (15.52%) AngularJS
24 76 (15.32%) .NET
25 75 (15.12%) Windows
26 70 (14.11%) Opscode Chef
27 67 (13.51%) GCP
27 67 (13.51%) TDD
28 64 (12.90%) Spring
28 64 (12.90%) 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 45 (9.07%) Apache
2 36 (7.26%) Confluence
3 31 (6.25%) Apache Spark
4 25 (5.04%) Tomcat
5 17 (3.43%) WebSphere
6 15 (3.02%) JBoss
6 15 (3.02%) nginx
7 14 (2.82%) OpenStack
8 10 (2.02%) Cloud Foundry
8 10 (2.02%) Drupal
8 10 (2.02%) GeoServer
9 8 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (1.41%) Apache Airflow
10 7 (1.41%) WebLogic
11 6 (1.21%) CMS
12 5 (1.01%) Apache Pig
12 5 (1.01%) ColdFusion
13 4 (0.81%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.81%) GemFire
13 4 (0.81%) Jetty
Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.60%) CA PPM
2 1 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 188 (37.90%) Azure
2 183 (36.90%) AWS
3 67 (13.51%) GCP
4 54 (10.89%) OpenShift
5 48 (9.68%) GitHub
6 36 (7.26%) PaaS
7 31 (6.25%) Serverless
8 27 (5.44%) SaaS
9 20 (4.03%) IaaS
10 16 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
11 15 (3.02%) Azure Functions
12 13 (2.62%) Amazon ECS
12 13 (2.62%) Cloud Computing
13 10 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
13 10 (2.02%) Amazon S3
14 9 (1.81%) AWS CloudFormation
14 9 (1.81%) AWS Lambda
15 8 (1.61%) NuGet
16 7 (1.41%) Google Analytics
16 7 (1.41%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.23%) DNS
1 21 (4.23%) HTTP
2 19 (3.83%) TCP/IP
3 16 (3.23%) SSL
4 10 (2.02%) DSL
5 9 (1.81%) SSH
6 8 (1.61%) WAN
7 7 (1.41%) Firewall
7 7 (1.41%) Internet
7 7 (1.41%) LAN
8 6 (1.21%) FTP
9 4 (0.81%) Kerberos
9 4 (0.81%) Multicast
9 4 (0.81%) Network Security
10 3 (0.60%) VPN
11 2 (0.40%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (0.40%) MPLS
11 2 (0.40%) VSAN
12 1 (0.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 1 (0.20%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (10.28%) SQL Server
2 42 (8.47%) NoSQL
3 39 (7.86%) MySQL
4 37 (7.46%) Hadoop
4 37 (7.46%) PostgreSQL
5 36 (7.26%) Big Data
6 34 (6.85%) MongoDB
7 26 (5.24%) Azure SQL Database
8 19 (3.83%) HBase
8 19 (3.83%) Relational Database
9 16 (3.23%) MariaDB
10 13 (2.62%) Apache Hive
11 10 (2.02%) GIS
11 10 (2.02%) Oracle Database
12 9 (1.81%) Apache Cassandra
12 9 (1.81%) Cosmos DB
12 9 (1.81%) RDBMS
13 8 (1.61%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 8 (1.61%) Data Lake
13 8 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 169 (34.07%) Git (software)
2 164 (33.06%) Jenkins
3 64 (12.90%) Selenium
4 60 (12.10%) JIRA
5 57 (11.49%) Cucumber
6 50 (10.08%) TeamCity
7 37 (7.46%) Maven
8 35 (7.06%) Visual Studio Team System
9 33 (6.65%) Bitbucket
9 33 (6.65%) GitLab
10 32 (6.45%) JUnit
11 25 (5.04%) JMeter
12 21 (4.23%) SonarQube
12 21 (4.23%) Subversion
13 19 (3.83%) Octopus Deploy
14 18 (3.63%) Gradle
14 18 (3.63%) IntelliJ
14 18 (3.63%) Protractor
15 17 (3.43%) Sonatype Nexus
16 14 (2.82%) Mockito
General
1 50 (10.08%) Finance
2 21 (4.23%) Retail
3 17 (3.43%) Banking
4 9 (1.81%) Public Sector
5 8 (1.61%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.01%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.60%) Legal
8 2 (0.40%) Automotive
8 2 (0.40%) Games
8 2 (0.40%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.40%) Law
8 2 (0.40%) Military
9 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.20%) Back Office
9 1 (0.20%) Marketing
9 1 (0.20%) Police
9 1 (0.20%) Publishing
9 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 154 (31.05%) Developer
2 130 (26.21%) DevOps Engineer
3 56 (11.29%) Java Developer
4 34 (6.85%) Senior DevOps
4 34 (6.85%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 31 (6.25%) Architect
6 29 (5.85%) Cloud Engineer
7 27 (5.44%) Azure Engineer
7 27 (5.44%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 26 (5.24%) Platform Engineer
9 24 (4.84%) .NET Developer
10 23 (4.64%) AWS DevOps
10 23 (4.64%) AWS Engineer
10 23 (4.64%) Azure DevOps
11 22 (4.44%) Software Engineer
12 21 (4.23%) Senior Developer
13 20 (4.03%) Data Engineer
14 19 (3.83%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 18 (3.63%) Azure DevOps Engineer
15 18 (3.63%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (15.73%) Node.js
2 77 (15.52%) AngularJS
3 76 (15.32%) .NET
4 64 (12.90%) Spring
5 58 (11.69%) RESTful
6 52 (10.48%) React
7 48 (9.68%) REST
8 44 (8.87%) HTML
8 44 (8.87%) Web Services
9 38 (7.66%) .NET Framework
9 38 (7.66%) Kafka
10 37 (7.46%) .NET Core
11 36 (7.26%) CSS
12 33 (6.65%) JSON
13 32 (6.45%) XML
14 27 (5.44%) Hibernate
15 23 (4.64%) Spring Boot
16 21 (4.23%) SOAP
17 19 (3.83%) ASP.NET
18 18 (3.63%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (3.02%) Linux Command Line
3 14 (2.82%) Cloud Native
4 13 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (2.42%) Greenfield Project
5 12 (2.42%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.02%) Algorithms
7 9 (1.81%) Data Structures
7 9 (1.81%) Public Cloud
8 8 (1.61%) Data Centre
9 7 (1.41%) Private Cloud
10 6 (1.21%) Clustering
10 6 (1.21%) Enterprise Storage
10 6 (1.21%) Life Science
10 6 (1.21%) Mainframe
11 5 (1.01%) PKI
12 4 (0.81%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.81%) Replication
12 4 (0.81%) User Experience
13 3 (0.60%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 181 (36.49%) Linux
2 75 (15.12%) Windows
3 41 (8.27%) Unix
4 38 (7.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (3.43%) Windows Server
6 15 (3.02%) Apple iOS
7 14 (2.82%) Ubuntu
8 7 (1.41%) CentOS
8 7 (1.41%) Windows 8
9 6 (1.21%) VMS
10 2 (0.40%) Android
10 2 (0.40%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.20%) AIX
11 1 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.20%) Mesosphere
11 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (61.49%) DevOps
2 227 (45.77%) Agile Software Development
3 127 (25.60%) Microservices
4 116 (23.39%) Continuous Integration
5 89 (17.94%) Scrum
6 82 (16.53%) Configuration Management
7 81 (16.33%) Test Automation
8 67 (13.51%) TDD
9 62 (12.50%) Software Engineering
10 50 (10.08%) Continuous Delivery
11 47 (9.48%) BDD
12 40 (8.06%) Open Source
13 37 (7.46%) Problem-Solving
14 35 (7.06%) Computer Science
15 31 (6.25%) Infrastructure as Code
15 31 (6.25%) Kanban
16 30 (6.05%) Continuous Deployment
17 29 (5.85%) Analytics
18 28 (5.65%) Deployment Automation
19 25 (5.04%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 168 (33.87%) Java
2 139 (28.02%) Python
3 100 (20.16%) JavaScript
4 97 (19.56%) SQL
5 80 (16.13%) C#
6 57 (11.49%) Bash Shell
7 41 (8.27%) Ruby
8 31 (6.25%) Scala
9 30 (6.05%) Java 8
10 27 (5.44%) Perl
11 26 (5.24%) PowerShell
12 23 (4.64%) PHP
13 22 (4.44%) Go
14 18 (3.63%) Groovy
15 17 (3.43%) TypeScript
16 15 (3.02%) Apple Swift
17 14 (2.82%) C++
17 14 (2.82%) Objective-C
18 8 (1.61%) Haskell
18 8 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (9.88%) Security Cleared
2 36 (7.26%) SC Cleared
3 32 (6.45%) Degree
4 25 (5.04%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.01%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.60%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.60%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.60%) RHCSA
7 2 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.40%) CISSP
7 2 (0.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.40%) RHCE
8 1 (0.20%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.20%) ISEB
8 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.20%) MCSE
8 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.24%) QA
2 3 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.60%) NCSC
3 2 (0.40%) GDPR
3 2 (0.40%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (6.85%) Active Directory
2 19 (3.83%) Virtual Machines
3 15 (3.02%) vSphere
4 14 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (2.02%) HDFS
6 9 (1.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 7 (1.41%) LXC
8 4 (0.81%) Apache Flume
8 4 (0.81%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.81%) NFS
9 3 (0.60%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 3 (0.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.40%) vCloud
11 1 (0.20%) Gluster
11 1 (0.20%) KVM
11 1 (0.20%) Lustre
11 1 (0.20%) Postfix
11 1 (0.20%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.20%) Varnish
11 1 (0.20%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 286 (57.66%) Kubernetes
2 153 (30.85%) Ansible
3 85 (17.14%) Puppet
4 79 (15.93%) Terraform
5 70 (14.11%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (2.62%) Kibana
7 10 (2.02%) Grafana
7 10 (2.02%) Prometheus
7 10 (2.02%) vCenter Server
8 8 (1.61%) Docker Swarm
8 8 (1.61%) Nagios
8 8 (1.61%) Salt
9 7 (1.41%) Mesos
9 7 (1.41%) Oozie
10 6 (1.21%) Single Sign-On
10 6 (1.21%) Tivoli
11 5 (1.01%) logstash
12 4 (0.81%) Consul
12 4 (0.81%) Graphite
12 4 (0.81%) StatsD
Vendors
1 55 (11.09%) Microsoft
2 54 (10.89%) Google
3 33 (6.65%) VMware
4 31 (6.25%) Oracle
5 27 (5.44%) Atlassian
5 27 (5.44%) Red Hat
6 10 (2.02%) Adobe
6 10 (2.02%) Cypress Semiconductor
6 10 (2.02%) Splunk
7 9 (1.81%) IBM
8 8 (1.61%) EMC
8 8 (1.61%) NetApp
8 8 (1.61%) New Relic
8 8 (1.61%) Xamarin
9 7 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (1.41%) SaltStack
9 7 (1.41%) webMethods
10 6 (1.21%) Coverity
11 5 (1.01%) Remedy
11 5 (1.01%) Zend