Period
to 23 July 2019

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 23 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 Swarm
UK
6 months to
23 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 732 750 802
Rank change year-on-year +18 +52 +26
Contract jobs citing Docker Swarm 101 157 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.15% 0.062%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.74% 1.15% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 122 32
UK median daily rate £575 £575 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.00% -4.31%
10th Percentile £400 £463 £429
90th Percentile £696 £674 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £510 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -2.86% +5.00% +17.65%
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 13,654 13,687 10,543
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.83% 13.25% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,157 9,102 6,949
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £638 £602
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 337 374 233
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £19.25 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.05% -17.78%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.06 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £49.35 £47.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% - -24.73%

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 23 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Docker Swarm in the UK

Docker Swarm
Top 13 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 23 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
England +1 96 £575 - 66
UK excluding London +76 59 £510 -2.86% 41
London -33 40 £619 +3.56% 30
South East +31 21 £500 -4.76% 7
Midlands +32 14 £513 -2.38% 3
West Midlands +29 13 £511 -2.62% 3
East of England +16 10 £600 -4.00% 7
North of England +22 9 £550 -12.00% 10
North West +25 8 £550 -12.00% 8
Wales +1 3 £525 +37.70% 2
South West -20 2 £650 +23.81% 9
East Midlands +16 1 £700 +27.27%
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 23 July 2019, 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.

1 101 (100.00%) Docker
2 91 (90.10%) Kubernetes
3 80 (79.21%) DevOps
4 76 (75.25%) Amazon AWS
5 68 (67.33%) Linux
6 58 (57.43%) Ansible
7 56 (55.45%) Terraform
8 52 (51.49%) Jenkins
9 47 (46.53%) Git (software)
10 40 (39.60%) Python
11 35 (34.65%) Java
12 29 (28.71%) Agile Software Development
13 27 (26.73%) Bash Shell
14 26 (25.74%) Microsoft Azure
15 24 (23.76%) Opscode Chef
15 24 (23.76%) JIRA
16 23 (22.77%) PostgreSQL
16 23 (22.77%) Puppet
17 22 (21.78%) Microservices
17 22 (21.78%) JavaScript
17 22 (21.78%) Configuration Management
17 22 (21.78%) GitLab
18 20 (19.80%) Google Cloud Platform
19 19 (18.81%) HTML
19 19 (18.81%) Software Engineering
19 19 (18.81%) Kafka
19 19 (18.81%) REST
20 18 (17.82%) BDD
20 18 (17.82%) SOAP
20 18 (17.82%) Amazon CloudWatch

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 16 (15.84%) Confluence
2 8 (7.92%) Apache
2 8 (7.92%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (7.92%) nginx
3 6 (5.94%) CMS
4 5 (4.95%) Documentum
4 5 (4.95%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.96%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.98%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.98%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.99%) DataSynapse
7 1 (0.99%) Drupal
7 1 (0.99%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.99%) JBoss
7 1 (0.99%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.99%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.99%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 76 (75.25%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (25.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (19.80%) Google Cloud Platform
4 18 (17.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 15 (14.85%) Amazon EC2
5 15 (14.85%) Amazon ECS
5 15 (14.85%) AWS CloudFormation
6 12 (11.88%) Route 53
7 8 (7.92%) GitHub
7 8 (7.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 7 (6.93%) Amazon SQS
9 5 (4.95%) OpenShift
10 4 (3.96%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (3.96%) npm
11 3 (2.97%) Amazon EKS
11 3 (2.97%) Amazon S3
12 2 (1.98%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (1.98%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (1.98%) Google Compute Engine
12 2 (1.98%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.86%) HTTP
2 13 (12.87%) DNS
2 13 (12.87%) FTP
2 13 (12.87%) SSL
2 13 (12.87%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.99%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (0.99%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (22.77%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (9.90%) Big Data
3 9 (8.91%) SQL Server
4 7 (6.93%) MongoDB
4 7 (6.93%) MySQL
4 7 (6.93%) RDBMS
4 7 (6.93%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.95%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.97%) Amazon Athena
6 3 (2.97%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (2.97%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (1.98%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.98%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.98%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.98%) HBase
7 2 (1.98%) MemSQL
7 2 (1.98%) Redis
8 1 (0.99%) Apache Ignite
8 1 (0.99%) BigQuery
8 1 (0.99%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 52 (51.49%) Jenkins
2 47 (46.53%) Git (software)
3 24 (23.76%) JIRA
4 22 (21.78%) GitLab
5 17 (16.83%) Sonatype Nexus
6 14 (13.86%) Bitbucket
6 14 (13.86%) gulp
7 13 (12.87%) Gatling
7 13 (12.87%) Geb
7 13 (12.87%) Gradle
7 13 (12.87%) Spock
8 11 (10.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 10 (9.90%) Maven
10 9 (8.91%) Artifactory
11 7 (6.93%) Cucumber
12 5 (4.95%) Selenium
12 5 (4.95%) Subversion
13 4 (3.96%) SonarQube
13 4 (3.96%) Spinnaker
13 4 (3.96%) Vagrant
General
1 15 (14.85%) Finance
2 6 (5.94%) Banking
3 5 (4.95%) Retail
4 4 (3.96%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.98%) Games
5 2 (1.98%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.99%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (46.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 32 (31.68%) Developer
3 15 (14.85%) Java Developer
4 14 (13.86%) AWS DevOps
5 13 (12.87%) AWS Engineer
5 13 (12.87%) Platform Engineer
6 11 (10.89%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 9 (8.91%) Cloud Engineer
8 8 (7.92%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 7 (6.93%) Senior DevOps
9 7 (6.93%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 5 (4.95%) Agile Developer
10 5 (4.95%) Agile Java Developer
10 5 (4.95%) Documentum Developer
11 4 (3.96%) Senior Developer
11 4 (3.96%) VMware Engineer
12 3 (2.97%) Architect
12 3 (2.97%) Cloud Developer
12 3 (2.97%) Python Developer
12 3 (2.97%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.81%) HTML
1 19 (18.81%) Kafka
1 19 (18.81%) REST
2 18 (17.82%) SOAP
3 14 (13.86%) OAuth
3 14 (13.86%) OAuth2
3 14 (13.86%) Spring
4 13 (12.87%) CSS
4 13 (12.87%) Dropwizard
4 13 (12.87%) Guice
4 13 (12.87%) HTML5
4 13 (12.87%) Ratpack
4 13 (12.87%) WireMock
5 12 (11.88%) .NET
5 12 (11.88%) AngularJS
6 11 (10.89%) Spring Boot
6 11 (10.89%) Web Services
7 9 (8.91%) Ember.js
7 9 (8.91%) Node.js
8 5 (4.95%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.93%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (5.94%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (2.97%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.98%) Cloud Native
4 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.98%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (1.98%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.99%) Derivative
5 1 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.99%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.99%) Robotics
5 1 (0.99%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 68 (67.33%) Linux
2 16 (15.84%) Windows
3 7 (6.93%) Ubuntu
3 7 (6.93%) Unix
4 5 (4.95%) CentOS
5 4 (3.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.97%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.98%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.98%) CoreOS
7 2 (1.98%) Debian
8 1 (0.99%) Fedora
8 1 (0.99%) Mesosphere
8 1 (0.99%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (79.21%) DevOps
2 29 (28.71%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (21.78%) Configuration Management
3 22 (21.78%) Microservices
4 19 (18.81%) Software Engineering
5 18 (17.82%) BDD
6 17 (16.83%) Continuous Delivery
6 17 (16.83%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (14.85%) TDD
8 14 (13.86%) OWASP
8 14 (13.86%) Scrum
9 13 (12.87%) Domain-Driven Design
9 13 (12.87%) Infrastructure as Code
10 11 (10.89%) Kanban
10 11 (10.89%) Workflow
11 10 (9.90%) Infrastructure Automation
11 10 (9.90%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (9.90%) Test Automation
12 7 (6.93%) Deployment Automation
12 7 (6.93%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 40 (39.60%) Python
2 35 (34.65%) Java
3 27 (26.73%) Bash Shell
4 22 (21.78%) JavaScript
5 16 (15.84%) ES6
5 16 (15.84%) SQL
6 14 (13.86%) TypeScript
7 13 (12.87%) Java 8
8 12 (11.88%) Ruby
9 10 (9.90%) PowerShell
10 8 (7.92%) C#
11 7 (6.93%) Groovy
11 7 (6.93%) Perl
12 5 (4.95%) PHP
13 2 (1.98%) Go
13 2 (1.98%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.98%) Scala
13 2 (1.98%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.98%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (12.87%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.89%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.93%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.99%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.98%) QA
System Software
1 101 (100.00%) Docker
2 11 (10.89%) NFS
3 5 (4.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.96%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (2.97%) VirtualBox
6 2 (1.98%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (1.98%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.98%) LXC
7 1 (0.99%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.99%) etcd
7 1 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.99%) Xen
Systems Management
1 91 (90.10%) Kubernetes
2 58 (57.43%) Ansible
3 56 (55.45%) Terraform
4 24 (23.76%) Opscode Chef
5 23 (22.77%) Puppet
6 10 (9.90%) Prometheus
7 8 (7.92%) Mesos
8 6 (5.94%) HAProxy
8 6 (5.94%) Nagios
9 5 (4.95%) Salt
10 4 (3.96%) Packer
11 3 (2.97%) Rancher
11 3 (2.97%) ZABBIX
12 2 (1.98%) Consul
12 2 (1.98%) Grafana
13 1 (0.99%) Hadoop YARN
13 1 (0.99%) Marathon
13 1 (0.99%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 12 (11.88%) Atlassian
1 12 (11.88%) Google
1 12 (11.88%) VMware
2 9 (8.91%) Oracle
3 6 (5.94%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.94%) Splunk
4 5 (4.95%) TOWER Software
5 4 (3.96%) Pega
5 4 (3.96%) SaltStack
6 3 (2.97%) IBM
6 3 (2.97%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.98%) Mashery
7 2 (1.98%) New Relic
7 2 (1.98%) Perforce
7 2 (1.98%) Veracode
8 1 (0.99%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.99%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.99%) Sonatype
8 1 (0.99%) Twitter
8 1 (0.99%) White Clarke