Period
to 23 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 23 February 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 West
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 38 43 55
Rank change year-on-year +5 +12 +40
Contract jobs citing Docker 292 314 180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 5.40% 4.94% 3.45%
As % of the System Software category 28.91% 30.60% 24.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 198 111
South West median daily rate £530 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.98% - +16.82%
10th Percentile £405 £373 £363
90th Percentile £633 £650 £650
England median daily rate £550 £547 £525
% change year-on-year +0.58% +4.16% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% -22.22% -3.74%

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 West with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,010 1,026 729
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 18.69% 16.15% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 673 602 421
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +21.21%
10th Percentile £148 £213 £159
90th Percentile £600 £599 £588
England median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 62 62
South West median hourly rate £19.00 £33.50 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.28% +44.09% +52.46%
10th Percentile £11.09 £11.17 £11.75
90th Percentile £45.78 £49.50 £46.00
England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.22
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.33% +1.34%

Docker
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Docker as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Docker in the South West

Docker
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Docker in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Docker in the South West

Docker
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Docker in the South West over the 6 months to 23 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Docker in the South West

Docker
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 23 February 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
Wiltshire +9 109 £530 -3.66% 11
Bristol -3 96 £513 +2.50% 45
Gloucestershire +12 34 £550 +4.76% 37
Devon -9 18 £575 +17.95% 7
Somerset -4 16 £575 +43.75% 13
Cornwall +13 6 £500 +25.00% 5
Dorset +2 1 £382 -10.24% 9
Docker
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 West region with a requirement for Docker.

1 158 (54.11%) DevOps
2 149 (51.03%) Kubernetes
3 106 (36.30%) Java
3 106 (36.30%) Python
4 105 (35.96%) Ansible
5 101 (34.59%) Linux
6 98 (33.56%) Agile Software Development
7 82 (28.08%) Jenkins
7 82 (28.08%) Terraform
8 76 (26.03%) AWS
9 73 (25.00%) Azure
10 66 (22.60%) Security Cleared
11 63 (21.58%) Git (software)
12 61 (20.89%) Microservices
13 55 (18.84%) JavaScript
14 53 (18.15%) OpenShift
15 51 (17.47%) Scrum
16 40 (13.70%) SC Cleared
16 40 (13.70%) React
17 38 (13.01%) Infrastructure as Code
18 36 (12.33%) C#
19 32 (10.96%) Spring
19 32 (10.96%) Bash Shell
20 30 (10.27%) AngularJS
21 29 (9.93%) Software Engineering
21 29 (9.93%) PHP
21 29 (9.93%) .NET
22 28 (9.59%) Finance
22 28 (9.59%) DV Cleared
23 27 (9.25%) PowerShell

Docker
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 15 (5.14%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (3.77%) Apache
2 11 (3.77%) Confluence
3 9 (3.08%) nginx
4 7 (2.40%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.05%) JBoss
6 4 (1.37%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.03%) Apache Spark
7 3 (1.03%) Jetty
8 2 (0.68%) Apache Qpid
8 2 (0.68%) CMS
8 2 (0.68%) Gunicorn
9 1 (0.34%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.34%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (2.05%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.37%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 76 (26.03%) AWS
2 73 (25.00%) Azure
3 53 (18.15%) OpenShift
4 19 (6.51%) Serverless
5 14 (4.79%) GCP
6 11 (3.77%) IaaS
6 11 (3.77%) PaaS
7 8 (2.74%) npm
8 7 (2.40%) Apigee
8 7 (2.40%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (2.05%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (1.71%) Amazon ECS
10 5 (1.71%) Amazon S3
11 4 (1.37%) Office 365
12 3 (1.03%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (1.03%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.68%) NuGet
13 2 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.40%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.71%) Firewall
3 4 (1.37%) DNS
3 4 (1.37%) Skype
4 2 (0.68%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.68%) Internet
4 2 (0.68%) VPN
5 1 (0.34%) DHCP
5 1 (0.34%) DMZ
5 1 (0.34%) DSL
5 1 (0.34%) NAS
5 1 (0.34%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.51%) MongoDB
2 17 (5.82%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (2.74%) Big Data
3 8 (2.74%) SQL Server
4 6 (2.05%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.71%) NoSQL
5 5 (1.71%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.37%) Apache Accumulo
6 4 (1.37%) Neo4j
7 3 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (1.03%) DB2
7 3 (1.03%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.68%) Amazon Athena
8 2 (0.68%) BigQuery
8 2 (0.68%) Data Lake
8 2 (0.68%) MySQL
8 2 (0.68%) Redis
9 1 (0.34%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.34%) CockroachDB
9 1 (0.34%) HBase
Development Applications
1 82 (28.08%) Jenkins
2 63 (21.58%) Git (software)
3 26 (8.90%) JIRA
4 23 (7.88%) Bitbucket
5 18 (6.16%) Cucumber
6 16 (5.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 14 (4.79%) Maven
7 14 (4.79%) Visual Studio Team System
8 13 (4.45%) Octopus Deploy
8 13 (4.45%) Selenium
9 12 (4.11%) Subversion
10 11 (3.77%) TeamCity
11 9 (3.08%) Gradle
12 8 (2.74%) GitLab
13 7 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (2.40%) webpack
14 6 (2.05%) gulp
14 6 (2.05%) JUnit
14 6 (2.05%) MSBuild
14 6 (2.05%) SoapUI
General
1 28 (9.59%) Finance
2 20 (6.85%) Banking
3 14 (4.79%) Public Sector
4 10 (3.42%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.40%) Electronics
5 7 (2.40%) Marketing
6 6 (2.05%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.71%) Publishing
8 3 (1.03%) Law
8 3 (1.03%) Military
9 2 (0.68%) Retail
10 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.34%) Automotive
10 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.34%) Legal
Job Titles
1 108 (36.99%) DevOps Engineer
2 88 (30.14%) Developer
3 34 (11.64%) Java Developer
4 30 (10.27%) AWS Engineer
5 25 (8.56%) AWS DevOps
6 24 (8.22%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 22 (7.53%) Azure Engineer
8 16 (5.48%) Site Reliability Engineer
9 15 (5.14%) React Developer
10 14 (4.79%) Software Engineer
11 13 (4.45%) Kubernetes Engineer
11 13 (4.45%) Site Engineer
11 13 (4.45%) Software Developer
12 12 (4.11%) Architect
12 12 (4.11%) Azure DevOps Engineer
13 9 (3.08%) Java Engineer
13 9 (3.08%) Senior Developer
13 9 (3.08%) Senior DevOps
13 9 (3.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 8 (2.74%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (13.70%) React
2 32 (10.96%) Spring
3 30 (10.27%) AngularJS
4 29 (9.93%) .NET
5 27 (9.25%) Node.js
6 26 (8.90%) Spring Boot
7 24 (8.22%) CSS
8 22 (7.53%) HTML
9 21 (7.19%) .NET Core
9 21 (7.19%) REST
10 20 (6.85%) Redux
11 16 (5.48%) Vue.js
12 14 (4.79%) RabbitMQ
13 12 (4.11%) GraphQL
13 12 (4.11%) Web Services
14 10 (3.42%) RESTful
15 9 (3.08%) Flask
15 9 (3.08%) jQuery
15 9 (3.08%) Kafka
15 9 (3.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.51%) Public Cloud
2 17 (5.82%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (3.42%) Hybrid Cloud
4 8 (2.74%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.05%) Linux Command Line
5 6 (2.05%) PKI
6 5 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 5 (1.71%) Replication
7 3 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.03%) Cloud Native
7 3 (1.03%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.68%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.68%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.68%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.68%) Wiki
9 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.34%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 101 (34.59%) Linux
2 23 (7.88%) Windows
3 19 (6.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (4.79%) Unix
5 8 (2.74%) CentOS
5 8 (2.74%) Ubuntu
6 7 (2.40%) Windows Server
7 6 (2.05%) Solaris
8 2 (0.68%) Android
8 2 (0.68%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.34%) Debian
9 1 (0.34%) Fedora
9 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (54.11%) DevOps
2 98 (33.56%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (20.89%) Microservices
4 51 (17.47%) Scrum
5 38 (13.01%) Infrastructure as Code
6 29 (9.93%) Software Engineering
7 27 (9.25%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (8.90%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 24 (8.22%) Task Automation
10 22 (7.53%) Migration
10 22 (7.53%) Test Automation
11 20 (6.85%) Continuous Deployment
12 19 (6.51%) TDD
13 18 (6.16%) Open Source
14 17 (5.82%) Mentoring
15 14 (4.79%) MVC
15 14 (4.79%) Performance Tuning
15 14 (4.79%) Web Development
16 13 (4.45%) Cybersecurity
16 13 (4.45%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 106 (36.30%) Java
1 106 (36.30%) Python
2 55 (18.84%) JavaScript
3 36 (12.33%) C#
4 32 (10.96%) Bash Shell
5 29 (9.93%) PHP
6 27 (9.25%) Java 8
6 27 (9.25%) PowerShell
7 21 (7.19%) C++
8 16 (5.48%) SQL
9 14 (4.79%) Ruby
10 13 (4.45%) C
10 13 (4.45%) TypeScript
11 8 (2.74%) Groovy
12 7 (2.40%) Perl
13 6 (2.05%) ES6
13 6 (2.05%) Go
13 6 (2.05%) R
13 6 (2.05%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.34%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 66 (22.60%) Security Cleared
2 40 (13.70%) SC Cleared
3 28 (9.59%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.37%) CISSP
4 4 (1.37%) SANS
5 3 (1.03%) AWS Certification
5 3 (1.03%) CCNA
5 3 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.03%) CompTIA Security+
5 3 (1.03%) DBS Check
5 3 (1.03%) Degree
5 3 (1.03%) GIAC
5 3 (1.03%) Linux+ Certification
5 3 (1.03%) MCSE
5 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.03%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (1.03%) SSCP
6 2 (0.68%) ISEB
6 2 (0.68%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.68%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.77%) QA
2 3 (1.03%) HL7
2 3 (1.03%) NIST
3 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (5.14%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.79%) LXC
3 12 (4.11%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (2.74%) Hyper-V
6 6 (2.05%) Gluster
6 6 (2.05%) NFS
7 5 (1.71%) GlusterFS
8 4 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.03%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.68%) vSphere
11 1 (0.34%) Samba
11 1 (0.34%) Xen
Systems Management
1 149 (51.03%) Kubernetes
2 105 (35.96%) Ansible
3 82 (28.08%) Terraform
4 20 (6.85%) Puppet
5 14 (4.79%) Docker Swarm
5 14 (4.79%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (2.05%) Packer
7 4 (1.37%) Nagios
7 4 (1.37%) Rancher
8 3 (1.03%) Kibana
8 3 (1.03%) WSUS
9 2 (0.68%) ArcSight ESM
9 2 (0.68%) Consul
9 2 (0.68%) Marathon
9 2 (0.68%) Mesos
9 2 (0.68%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.68%) OpenView
9 2 (0.68%) Salt
9 2 (0.68%) SCCM
9 2 (0.68%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 24 (8.22%) Red Hat
2 21 (7.19%) Atlassian
2 21 (7.19%) VMware
3 20 (6.85%) Microsoft
4 16 (5.48%) Oracle
5 12 (4.11%) Google
6 6 (2.05%) SAP
7 5 (1.71%) Altera
7 5 (1.71%) Xilinx
8 4 (1.37%) Citrix
9 3 (1.03%) Cisco
9 3 (1.03%) HP
9 3 (1.03%) Progress
9 3 (1.03%) Sony
10 2 (0.68%) ArcSight
10 2 (0.68%) Dell
10 2 (0.68%) Veracode
11 1 (0.34%) Hortonworks
11 1 (0.34%) Okta
11 1 (0.34%) Splunk