Period
to 20 July 2019

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 20 July 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 West
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 35 49 97
Rank change year-on-year +14 +48 +72
Contract jobs citing Docker 375 209 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 5.94% 3.90% 2.05%
As % of the System Software category 31.86% 26.16% 17.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 134 84
South West median daily rate £525 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £400 £339 £325
90th Percentile £683 £659 £564
England median daily rate £538 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South West median hourly rate £13.50 - -
England median hourly rate £43.53 £52.50 £56.35
% change year-on-year -17.08% -6.82% -

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 1,177 799 660
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 18.64% 14.92% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 730 441 410
South West median daily rate £450 £390 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +9.86% -2.07%
10th Percentile £187 £163 £163
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 90 40
South West median hourly rate £21.00 £18.75 £15.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +20.87% -1.51%
10th Percentile £12.78 £11.17 £10.36
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.00 £48.75
England median hourly rate £16.95 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +2.73% +3.13% +4.92%

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 20 July 2019.

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 20 July 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
Wiltshire -8 110 £575 +4.55% 9
Bristol +20 98 £525 +31.25% 46
Devon +7 63 £500 - 4
Gloucestershire +17 58 £525 - 26
Somerset +11 32 £525 +26.51% 13
Cornwall +11 5 £400 +10.34% 4
Dorset +1 1 £425 +102.38% 4
Docker
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 West region with a requirement for Docker.

1 208 (55.47%) DevOps
2 207 (55.20%) Kubernetes
3 160 (42.67%) Amazon AWS
4 152 (40.53%) Agile Software Development
5 138 (36.80%) Linux
6 137 (36.53%) Ansible
7 130 (34.67%) Jenkins
8 129 (34.40%) Git (software)
9 118 (31.47%) Python
10 110 (29.33%) Java
11 86 (22.93%) Microservices
12 81 (21.60%) OpenShift
12 81 (21.60%) JavaScript
13 67 (17.87%) Security Cleared
14 66 (17.60%) Terraform
15 59 (15.73%) C#
16 58 (15.47%) Amazon RDS
16 58 (15.47%) Node.js
17 55 (14.67%) .NET
18 54 (14.40%) JIRA
19 53 (14.13%) Finance
20 51 (13.60%) SQL
21 50 (13.33%) Scrum
22 48 (12.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 48 (12.80%) Microsoft Azure
23 47 (12.53%) JUnit
23 47 (12.53%) CSS
24 44 (11.73%) Redux
24 44 (11.73%) Web Services
25 43 (11.47%) Unix

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 37 (9.87%) JBoss
2 25 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 24 (6.40%) nginx
4 18 (4.80%) Elasticsearch
4 18 (4.80%) OpenStack
5 13 (3.47%) Confluence
6 10 (2.67%) Apache
7 7 (1.87%) Apache Spark
8 6 (1.60%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (1.33%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.53%) CMS
11 1 (0.27%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.27%) IIS
11 1 (0.27%) Jetty
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (0.53%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.27%) Fredhopper
2 1 (0.27%) Magento
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 160 (42.67%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (21.60%) OpenShift
3 48 (12.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 33 (8.80%) Slack
5 29 (7.73%) Serverless
6 28 (7.47%) Amazon EKS
7 27 (7.20%) Amazon S3
7 27 (7.20%) AWS CloudFormation
7 27 (7.20%) AWS Lambda
8 21 (5.60%) GitHub
9 20 (5.33%) PaaS
10 19 (5.07%) Amazon EC2
11 17 (4.53%) Apigee
11 17 (4.53%) npm
12 16 (4.27%) IaaS
13 13 (3.47%) Azure Stack
14 12 (3.20%) Cloud Computing
15 10 (2.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 10 (2.67%) Google Cloud Platform
16 7 (1.87%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 28 (7.47%) OpenVPN
2 17 (4.53%) SAN
3 16 (4.27%) DNS
4 13 (3.47%) LAN
4 13 (3.47%) WAN
5 8 (2.13%) Firewall
5 8 (2.13%) HTTPS
5 8 (2.13%) SSL
6 5 (1.33%) Internet
7 3 (0.80%) NAS
8 2 (0.53%) HTTP
8 2 (0.53%) MQTT
8 2 (0.53%) SNMP
8 2 (0.53%) VoIP
9 1 (0.27%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.27%) Cisco ISE
9 1 (0.27%) DHCP
9 1 (0.27%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.27%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (15.47%) Amazon RDS
2 31 (8.27%) MongoDB
3 27 (7.20%) SQL Server
4 25 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
5 18 (4.80%) Hadoop
6 13 (3.47%) Big Data
7 11 (2.93%) Relational Database
8 10 (2.67%) NoSQL
9 9 (2.40%) MySQL
10 8 (2.13%) Geospatial Data
11 7 (1.87%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (0.53%) Cosmos DB
13 1 (0.27%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.27%) Data Lake
13 1 (0.27%) Neo4j
13 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 12c
13 1 (0.27%) SAP Data Services
13 1 (0.27%) Spark SQL
13 1 (0.27%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 130 (34.67%) Jenkins
2 129 (34.40%) Git (software)
3 54 (14.40%) JIRA
4 47 (12.53%) JUnit
5 41 (10.93%) SonarQube
6 38 (10.13%) Sonatype Nexus
7 22 (5.87%) Maven
8 21 (5.60%) Vagrant
9 19 (5.07%) Bitbucket
10 18 (4.80%) Cucumber
11 13 (3.47%) webpack
12 12 (3.20%) Babel
12 12 (3.20%) Eclipse
13 11 (2.93%) IntelliJ
14 10 (2.67%) CircleCI
14 10 (2.67%) Gerrit
14 10 (2.67%) Gradle
15 8 (2.13%) Ant
16 7 (1.87%) Apache Buildr
16 7 (1.87%) jMock
General
1 53 (14.13%) Finance
2 32 (8.53%) Banking
3 20 (5.33%) Retail
4 7 (1.87%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.33%) Electronics
5 5 (1.33%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.33%) Marketing
6 3 (0.80%) Publishing
7 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 110 (29.33%) Developer
2 109 (29.07%) DevOps Engineer
3 62 (16.53%) AWS DevOps
4 54 (14.40%) Architect
5 48 (12.80%) AWS Engineer
6 45 (12.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 24 (6.40%) Java Developer
8 18 (4.80%) Technical Architect
9 17 (4.53%) Senior Developer
10 16 (4.27%) Full Stack Developer
10 16 (4.27%) PHP Developer
11 14 (3.73%) Senior DevOps
12 13 (3.47%) .NET Developer
12 13 (3.47%) C# Developer
12 13 (3.47%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 12 (3.20%) Software Engineer
14 11 (2.93%) AWS Architect
15 10 (2.67%) .NET Architect
15 10 (2.67%) Administrator
15 10 (2.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (15.47%) Node.js
2 55 (14.67%) .NET
3 47 (12.53%) CSS
4 44 (11.73%) Redux
4 44 (11.73%) Web Services
5 41 (10.93%) React
6 40 (10.67%) .NET Core
7 35 (9.33%) Spring
8 33 (8.80%) HTML
9 31 (8.27%) AngularJS
10 27 (7.20%) REST
11 26 (6.93%) .NET Framework
12 23 (6.13%) ASP.NET Web API
13 22 (5.87%) Middleware
14 20 (5.33%) RESTful
15 18 (4.80%) JSON
16 17 (4.53%) Hibernate
16 17 (4.53%) Vue.js
16 17 (4.53%) XML
17 15 (4.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (4.80%) Data Centre
2 16 (4.27%) Replication
3 13 (3.47%) NHS
4 11 (2.93%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (2.67%) PKI
6 9 (2.40%) Mobile App
7 8 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
8 7 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.33%) Grid Computing
10 4 (1.07%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (0.80%) Cloud Native
11 3 (0.80%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.80%) User Experience
12 2 (0.53%) Digital Media
13 1 (0.27%) Data Protection Act
13 1 (0.27%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.27%) Device Driver
13 1 (0.27%) iPad
13 1 (0.27%) Linux Command Line
13 1 (0.27%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 138 (36.80%) Linux
2 48 (12.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 43 (11.47%) Unix
4 33 (8.80%) Windows
5 15 (4.00%) CentOS
5 15 (4.00%) Solaris
6 11 (2.93%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.53%) Android
7 2 (0.53%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.53%) CoreOS
7 2 (0.53%) Debian
7 2 (0.53%) VMS
8 1 (0.27%) AIX
8 1 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.27%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.27%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (55.47%) DevOps
2 152 (40.53%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (22.93%) Microservices
4 50 (13.33%) Scrum
5 41 (10.93%) TDD
6 32 (8.53%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (8.53%) Test Automation
6 32 (8.53%) Workflow
6 32 (8.53%) Workflow Management
7 31 (8.27%) Kanban
8 26 (6.93%) Infrastructure as Code
9 25 (6.67%) Configuration Management
9 25 (6.67%) MVC
10 24 (6.40%) Software Engineering
11 22 (5.87%) Stakeholder Management
12 21 (5.60%) Problem-Solving
13 20 (5.33%) Deployment Automation
13 20 (5.33%) OO
13 20 (5.33%) Performance Tuning
13 20 (5.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 118 (31.47%) Python
2 110 (29.33%) Java
3 81 (21.60%) JavaScript
4 59 (15.73%) C#
5 51 (13.60%) SQL
6 40 (10.67%) Bash Shell
7 34 (9.07%) Ruby
8 28 (7.47%) C
9 25 (6.67%) PHP
10 22 (5.87%) PowerShell
11 19 (5.07%) TypeScript
12 17 (4.53%) Java 8
13 14 (3.73%) C++
14 12 (3.20%) Shell Script
15 11 (2.93%) ES6
15 11 (2.93%) Go
15 11 (2.93%) Scala
16 8 (2.13%) Perl
17 7 (1.87%) ES7
18 5 (1.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 67 (17.87%) Security Cleared
2 40 (10.67%) DV Cleared
3 26 (6.93%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.67%) Degree
5 6 (1.60%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (1.33%) SANS
7 4 (1.07%) RHCE
8 1 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.27%) CCNA
8 1 (0.27%) CCNP
8 1 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.27%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.27%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.87%) QA
2 5 (1.33%) NIST
3 1 (0.27%) HL7
3 1 (0.27%) PSD2
System Software
1 21 (5.60%) LXC
2 13 (3.47%) Active Directory
3 12 (3.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (2.67%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (1.87%) Gluster
6 5 (1.33%) oVirt
7 4 (1.07%) NFS
8 3 (0.80%) GlusterFS
9 1 (0.27%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.27%) iptables
9 1 (0.27%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.27%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 207 (55.20%) Kubernetes
2 137 (36.53%) Ansible
3 66 (17.60%) Terraform
4 42 (11.20%) Puppet
5 29 (7.73%) Grafana
5 29 (7.73%) Prometheus
6 28 (7.47%) FreeIPA
7 20 (5.33%) Opscode Chef
8 12 (3.20%) vRealize
9 7 (1.87%) Graphite
10 3 (0.80%) Mesos
10 3 (0.80%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.53%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (0.53%) Kibana
12 1 (0.27%) Consul
12 1 (0.27%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12 1 (0.27%) Hadoop YARN
12 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Satellite
12 1 (0.27%) Stealthwatch
12 1 (0.27%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 41 (10.93%) VMware
2 39 (10.40%) Red Hat
3 34 (9.07%) Black Duck
4 26 (6.93%) Oracle
5 25 (6.67%) Splunk
6 23 (6.13%) Cisco
7 20 (5.33%) Atlassian
8 16 (4.27%) Microsoft
9 13 (3.47%) Zend
10 12 (3.20%) Micro Focus
10 12 (3.20%) ServiceNow
11 10 (2.67%) Google
12 7 (1.87%) Dynatrace
12 7 (1.87%) SAP
13 5 (1.33%) Sun
14 4 (1.07%) Veracode
15 3 (0.80%) Dell
15 3 (0.80%) HP
16 2 (0.53%) ATG
16 2 (0.53%) Informatica