Period
to 24 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Docker Swarm skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Docker Swarm over the 6 months to 24 June 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 Swarm
UK
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 736 784 860
Rank change year-on-year +48 +76 -
Contract jobs citing Docker Swarm 147 57 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.062% 0.032%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.12% 0.57% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 34 32
UK median daily rate £575 £500 £523
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -4.31% -
10th Percentile £463 £430 £413
90th Percentile £670 £675 £641
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 £550 £425
% change year-on-year -2.27% +29.41% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Docker Swarm is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 13,104 9,946 11,538
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.07% 10.86% 10.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,695 6,559 7,369
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £386
% change year-on-year +3.03% +6.80% +5.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 330 225 277
UK median hourly rate £19.20 £19.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.54% -15.22% +15.00%
10th Percentile £11.83 £11.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.60 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year - -30.00% +23.85%

Docker Swarm
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Docker Swarm as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Docker Swarm in the UK

Docker Swarm
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Docker Swarm in the UK

Docker Swarm
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Docker Swarm over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Docker Swarm in the UK

Docker Swarm
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Docker Swarm within the UK over the 6 months to 24 June 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
England +41 143 £575 +15.00% 62
London +23 114 £595 +19.00% 41
UK excluding London -12 31 £538 -2.27% 21
North of England -13 8 £625 +13.64% 6
North West - 8 £625 - 2
East of England - 7 £625 - 3
Midlands -15 6 £525 -4.55% 4
East Midlands +3 4 £550 - 1
South East -23 4 £550 - 4
South West - 4 £525 - 2
Wales - 2 £381 - 2
West Midlands - 2 £525 - 3

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Docker Swarm 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 with a requirement for Docker Swarm.

1 142 (96.60%) Docker
2 111 (75.51%) Amazon AWS
3 109 (74.15%) Linux
4 105 (71.43%) DevOps
5 99 (67.35%) Kubernetes
6 83 (56.46%) Ansible
7 79 (53.74%) Puppet
8 78 (53.06%) Agile Software Development
9 73 (49.66%) Jenkins
10 67 (45.58%) Git (software)
11 65 (44.22%) Python
12 61 (41.50%) Configuration Management
13 60 (40.82%) Continuous Integration
14 59 (40.14%) Java
15 55 (37.41%) Terraform
16 54 (36.73%) Opscode Chef
17 53 (36.05%) Microsoft Azure
18 49 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
19 46 (31.29%) AWS CloudFormation
19 46 (31.29%) JavaScript
20 42 (28.57%) Elastic Stack
21 41 (27.89%) Security Cleared
22 40 (27.21%) Microservices
23 39 (26.53%) Splunk
23 39 (26.53%) Software Engineering
23 39 (26.53%) Windows
24 38 (25.85%) SC Cleared
24 38 (25.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
25 35 (23.81%) AngularJS
26 34 (23.13%) Packer

Docker Swarm
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 17 (11.56%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (9.52%) Confluence
3 12 (8.16%) Cloud Foundry
4 8 (5.44%) Apache Spark
5 6 (4.08%) Apache
6 5 (3.40%) nginx
7 4 (2.72%) Apache Pig
8 3 (2.04%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.36%) IIS
9 2 (1.36%) IPython
9 2 (1.36%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.68%) Ethereum
Applications
1 7 (4.76%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.36%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 111 (75.51%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (36.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (31.29%) AWS CloudFormation
4 29 (19.73%) Google Cloud Platform
5 23 (15.65%) Heroku
6 22 (14.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 18 (12.24%) Datadog
8 17 (11.56%) npm
9 14 (9.52%) Amazon EC2
10 13 (8.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 11 (7.48%) Amazon S3
12 8 (5.44%) Cloud Computing
13 6 (4.08%) OpenShift
14 5 (3.40%) Amazon ELB
15 4 (2.72%) AWS Lambda
15 4 (2.72%) Serverless
16 3 (2.04%) Amazon SQS
16 3 (2.04%) AWS CloudTrail
16 3 (2.04%) SaaS
17 2 (1.36%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 28 (19.05%) DNS
1 28 (19.05%) HTTP
2 24 (16.33%) TCP/IP
3 23 (15.65%) FTP
3 23 (15.65%) SSL
4 9 (6.12%) Firewall
5 6 (4.08%) AMQP
6 4 (2.72%) OpenLDAP
6 4 (2.72%) OpenVPN
6 4 (2.72%) SSH
7 3 (2.04%) VPN
8 2 (1.36%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.68%) Network Security
9 1 (0.68%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (19.73%) PostgreSQL
2 22 (14.97%) MongoDB
3 13 (8.84%) Amazon RDS
4 11 (7.48%) Big Data
5 10 (6.80%) Relational Database
6 8 (5.44%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (4.76%) Hadoop
7 7 (4.76%) NoSQL
7 7 (4.76%) RDBMS
8 6 (4.08%) Amazon Redshift
8 6 (4.08%) DB2
8 6 (4.08%) Oracle Database
9 5 (3.40%) Blockchain
9 5 (3.40%) MySQL
10 4 (2.72%) Apache Hive
10 4 (2.72%) HBase
11 2 (1.36%) Neo4j
11 2 (1.36%) Redis
11 2 (1.36%) SQL Server
12 1 (0.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 73 (49.66%) Jenkins
2 67 (45.58%) Git (software)
3 38 (25.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 29 (19.73%) Gradle
5 23 (15.65%) JIRA
6 22 (14.97%) Maven
7 21 (14.29%) GitLab
7 21 (14.29%) gulp
8 19 (12.93%) Travis CI
8 19 (12.93%) Vagrant
9 18 (12.24%) Sonatype Nexus
9 18 (12.24%) Spock
10 16 (10.88%) Gatling
10 16 (10.88%) Geb
11 14 (9.52%) Cucumber
11 14 (9.52%) GoCD
12 13 (8.84%) TeamCity
13 12 (8.16%) Liquibase
14 9 (6.12%) Bitbucket
14 9 (6.12%) Mocha
General
1 20 (13.61%) Finance
2 11 (7.48%) Banking
3 7 (4.76%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.40%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.04%) Games
6 2 (1.36%) Front Office
6 2 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.68%) Billing
Job Titles
1 77 (52.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 37 (25.17%) Developer
3 23 (15.65%) AWS Engineer
4 22 (14.97%) Java Developer
5 21 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
6 20 (13.61%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 19 (12.93%) Agile Developer
7 19 (12.93%) Agile Java Developer
8 11 (7.48%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 10 (6.80%) Java Engineer
10 9 (6.12%) Operations Engineer
11 8 (5.44%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 8 (5.44%) Linux Engineer
11 8 (5.44%) Platform Engineer
12 7 (4.76%) Integration Engineer
13 5 (3.40%) Architect
14 4 (2.72%) .NET Developer
14 4 (2.72%) Cloud Developer
14 4 (2.72%) Consultant
14 4 (2.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (28.57%) Elastic Stack
2 35 (23.81%) AngularJS
3 30 (20.41%) Spring
4 29 (19.73%) REST
5 28 (19.05%) HTML
6 27 (18.37%) Node.js
6 27 (18.37%) OAuth
6 27 (18.37%) OAuth2
7 26 (17.69%) CSS
8 25 (17.01%) HTML5
9 23 (15.65%) Dropwizard
9 23 (15.65%) Guice
9 23 (15.65%) Ratpack
9 23 (15.65%) SOAP
10 22 (14.97%) Spring Boot
11 20 (13.61%) Ember.js
12 16 (10.88%) WireMock
13 12 (8.16%) Kafka
14 11 (7.48%) React
15 9 (6.12%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 49 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
2 19 (12.93%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.40%) Public Cloud
3 5 (3.40%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (2.72%) Digital Media
5 3 (2.04%) User Experience
5 3 (2.04%) Wiki
6 2 (1.36%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.36%) Fintech
6 2 (1.36%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.68%) Bitcoin
7 1 (0.68%) Blog
7 1 (0.68%) Clustering
7 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.68%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.68%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 109 (74.15%) Linux
2 39 (26.53%) Windows
3 33 (22.45%) CentOS
4 30 (20.41%) Ubuntu
5 22 (14.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (14.29%) DC/OS
7 20 (13.61%) Windows Server
8 19 (12.93%) Unix
9 18 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (3.40%) Solaris
11 4 (2.72%) CoreOS
12 3 (2.04%) VMS
13 1 (0.68%) Debian
13 1 (0.68%) Mesosphere
13 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (71.43%) DevOps
2 78 (53.06%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (41.50%) Configuration Management
4 60 (40.82%) Continuous Integration
5 40 (27.21%) Microservices
6 39 (26.53%) Software Engineering
7 28 (19.05%) BDD
7 28 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
8 27 (18.37%) OWASP
9 25 (17.01%) Open Source
10 23 (15.65%) Domain-Driven Design
10 23 (15.65%) SDLC
10 23 (15.65%) TDD
11 19 (12.93%) Continuous Delivery
11 19 (12.93%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 17 (11.56%) Server Monitoring
13 14 (9.52%) MVC
14 13 (8.84%) Scrum
15 12 (8.16%) Protective Monitoring
16 9 (6.12%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 65 (44.22%) Python
2 59 (40.14%) Java
3 46 (31.29%) JavaScript
4 31 (21.09%) Ruby
5 26 (17.69%) Java 8
6 25 (17.01%) Bash Shell
7 24 (16.33%) ES6
8 23 (15.65%) TypeScript
9 22 (14.97%) Groovy
10 18 (12.24%) SQL
11 17 (11.56%) Scala
11 17 (11.56%) Shell Script
12 16 (10.88%) Go
13 9 (6.12%) Perl
14 8 (5.44%) C#
14 8 (5.44%) PL/SQL
15 7 (4.76%) C++
16 6 (4.08%) VB.NET
17 1 (0.68%) PHP
17 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 41 (27.89%) Security Cleared
2 38 (25.85%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.76%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.36%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (1.36%) Degree
5 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.44%) GCP
1 8 (5.44%) QA
System Software
1 142 (96.60%) Docker
2 25 (17.01%) Virtual Machines
3 21 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (13.61%) Hyper-V
4 20 (13.61%) VirtualBox
5 5 (3.40%) vCloud
6 4 (2.72%) Postfix
6 4 (2.72%) Squid
7 2 (1.36%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.68%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 99 (67.35%) Kubernetes
2 83 (56.46%) Ansible
3 79 (53.74%) Puppet
4 55 (37.41%) Terraform
5 54 (36.73%) Opscode Chef
6 34 (23.13%) Packer
7 29 (19.73%) Rancher
8 16 (10.88%) Consul
9 8 (5.44%) Mesos
9 8 (5.44%) ZABBIX
10 6 (4.08%) Salt
11 4 (2.72%) Kibana
11 4 (2.72%) logstash
11 4 (2.72%) Nagios
11 4 (2.72%) yum
12 3 (2.04%) Rsyslog
12 3 (2.04%) Sysdig
13 1 (0.68%) Grafana
13 1 (0.68%) Marathon
13 1 (0.68%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 39 (26.53%) Splunk
2 27 (18.37%) VMware
3 25 (17.01%) Google
4 16 (10.88%) New Relic
5 10 (6.80%) Sonatype
6 8 (5.44%) AppDynamics
6 8 (5.44%) SaltStack
7 7 (4.76%) Oracle
8 6 (4.08%) Atlassian
8 6 (4.08%) Microsoft
9 4 (2.72%) Red Hat