Period
to 2 April 2020

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 2 April 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 Swarm
UK
6 months to
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 611 679 772
Rank change year-on-year +68 +93 +8
Contract jobs citing Docker Swarm 85 204 131
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.21% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.96% 1.44% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 144 104
Median daily rate £563 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% - +8.64%
10th Percentile £413 £461 £466
90th Percentile £675 £693 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +2.38% - -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 8,889 14,210 12,978
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.37% 14.74% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,814 9,483 8,723
Median daily rate £500 £500 £483
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.63% +7.22%
10th Percentile £263 £310 £273
90th Percentile £663 £663 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 300 348 286
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.90% +10.00% -14.63%
10th Percentile £12.49 £12.00 £11.57
90th Percentile £48.68 £49.50 £47.67
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% +12.90% -20.51%

Docker Swarm
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Docker Swarm in the UK

Docker Swarm
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Docker Swarm.

Daily rate trend for Docker Swarm in the UK

Docker Swarm
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Docker Swarm over the 6 months to 2 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Docker Swarm in the UK

Docker Swarm
Top 14 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 2 April 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
England +68 83 £575 +3.98% 78
UK excluding London +68 56 £538 +2.38% 55
London +84 29 £575 -4.17% 26
South East +75 19 £525 +5.00% 7
North of England +88 18 £544 +2.59% 17
North West +43 14 £538 -6.52% 13
South West +41 12 £525 -8.70% 5
Work from Home +17 11 £600 -9.26% 1
East of England +14 3 £625 +16.28% 7
Yorkshire - 3 £588 - 3
Midlands +38 2 £450 -18.18% 16
Wales +28 2 £525 -
West Midlands +28 2 £450 -15.49% 16
North East +13 1 £425 -19.81% 1

For the 6 months to 2 April 2020, 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 85 (100.00%) Docker
2 78 (91.76%) Kubernetes
3 66 (77.65%) DevOps
4 55 (64.71%) Python
5 51 (60.00%) Ansible
6 47 (55.29%) Jenkins
7 45 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (52.94%) Terraform
8 43 (50.59%) Linux
9 38 (44.71%) AWS
10 33 (38.82%) Puppet
11 31 (36.47%) Configuration Management
12 30 (35.29%) Bash Shell
13 27 (31.76%) Opscode Chef
14 25 (29.41%) Perl
14 25 (29.41%) Infrastructure as Code
15 23 (27.06%) QA
15 23 (27.06%) AWS CloudFormation
15 23 (27.06%) Git (software)
16 21 (24.71%) Ruby
17 20 (23.53%) CircleCI
18 19 (22.35%) Security Cleared
18 19 (22.35%) Microservices
19 18 (21.18%) Travis CI
20 17 (20.00%) Task Automation
20 17 (20.00%) Salt
20 17 (20.00%) SC Cleared
20 17 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 17 (20.00%) Windows
21 16 (18.82%) Java

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 12 (14.12%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (10.59%) Confluence
3 5 (5.88%) Red Hat Fuse
4 2 (2.35%) Apache Solr
4 2 (2.35%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.35%) CMS
4 2 (2.35%) Drupal
4 2 (2.35%) IIS
4 2 (2.35%) nginx
4 2 (2.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.35%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.35%) WordPress
5 1 (1.18%) Apache
5 1 (1.18%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 38 (44.71%) AWS
2 23 (27.06%) AWS CloudFormation
3 14 (16.47%) Azure
4 8 (9.41%) OpenShift
5 7 (8.24%) Serverless
6 6 (7.06%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (7.06%) GCP
7 5 (5.88%) Google Container Engine
8 4 (4.71%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (4.71%) Amazon S3
9 3 (3.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (3.53%) Amazon ECS
9 3 (3.53%) Amazon EKS
9 3 (3.53%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (3.53%) Amazon EMR
9 3 (3.53%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (3.53%) AWS CloudTrail
9 3 (3.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 3 (3.53%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (3.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.76%) DNS
2 9 (10.59%) FTP
2 9 (10.59%) HTTP
2 9 (10.59%) SSL
2 9 (10.59%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.53%) VPN
4 2 (2.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.59%) MongoDB
2 5 (5.88%) Amazon Redshift
2 5 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (4.71%) Big Data
3 4 (4.71%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.53%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (3.53%) MySQL
4 3 (3.53%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.35%) Electronic Patient Records
5 2 (2.35%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.18%) Amazon Athena
6 1 (1.18%) Apache Kudu
6 1 (1.18%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.18%) HBase
6 1 (1.18%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.18%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (1.18%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 47 (55.29%) Jenkins
2 23 (27.06%) Git (software)
3 20 (23.53%) CircleCI
4 18 (21.18%) Travis CI
5 17 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 15 (17.65%) GitLab
7 14 (16.47%) JIRA
8 9 (10.59%) Gradle
9 8 (9.41%) Gatling
9 8 (9.41%) Geb
9 8 (9.41%) Spock
10 7 (8.24%) Sonatype Nexus
11 6 (7.06%) Artifactory
12 5 (5.88%) Bitbucket
12 5 (5.88%) Hudson
13 4 (4.71%) Maven
13 4 (4.71%) SonarQube
13 4 (4.71%) Vagrant
14 2 (2.35%) Mocha
14 2 (2.35%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (9.41%) Public Sector
2 2 (2.35%) Banking
3 1 (1.18%) Finance
3 1 (1.18%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.18%) Legal
3 1 (1.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (52.94%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (21.18%) Senior DevOps
3 17 (20.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 14 (16.47%) Developer
5 8 (9.41%) Agile Developer
5 8 (9.41%) Agile Java Developer
5 8 (9.41%) Architect
5 8 (9.41%) Java Developer
5 8 (9.41%) Platform Engineer
6 7 (8.24%) AWS Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) AWS DevOps
7 6 (7.06%) Consultant
8 5 (5.88%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) DevOps Consultant
9 4 (4.71%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.53%) DevOps Architect
11 2 (2.35%) Drupal Developer
11 2 (2.35%) Full Stack Developer
11 2 (2.35%) Python Developer
11 2 (2.35%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.29%) AngularJS
1 13 (15.29%) OAuth
2 12 (14.12%) Node.js
3 11 (12.94%) Kafka
3 11 (12.94%) REST
4 9 (10.59%) Dropwizard
4 9 (10.59%) Ember.js
4 9 (10.59%) Guice
4 9 (10.59%) OAuth2
4 9 (10.59%) Ratpack
4 9 (10.59%) SOAP
4 9 (10.59%) Spring
4 9 (10.59%) Spring Boot
5 8 (9.41%) WireMock
6 6 (7.06%) React
7 5 (5.88%) Elastic Stack
7 5 (5.88%) HTML
8 4 (4.71%) JSON
8 4 (4.71%) YAML
9 3 (3.53%) boto
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.06%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.88%) Clustering
3 2 (2.35%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (2.35%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.35%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (2.35%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 43 (50.59%) Linux
2 17 (20.00%) Windows
3 15 (17.65%) Ubuntu
4 6 (7.06%) CentOS
4 6 (7.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (5.88%) Windows Server
6 3 (3.53%) Unix
6 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.35%) DC/OS
7 2 (2.35%) Fedora
8 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (77.65%) DevOps
2 45 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (36.47%) Configuration Management
4 25 (29.41%) Infrastructure as Code
5 19 (22.35%) Microservices
6 17 (20.00%) Task Automation
7 15 (17.65%) Collaborative Working
7 15 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (16.47%) Software Engineering
9 13 (15.29%) Scrum
10 10 (11.76%) Kanban
10 10 (11.76%) TDD
11 9 (10.59%) Domain-Driven Design
11 9 (10.59%) OWASP
11 9 (10.59%) Test Automation
12 8 (9.41%) BDD
12 8 (9.41%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 8 (9.41%) SDLC
13 6 (7.06%) Continuous Deployment
13 6 (7.06%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 55 (64.71%) Python
2 30 (35.29%) Bash Shell
3 25 (29.41%) Perl
4 21 (24.71%) Ruby
5 16 (18.82%) Java
6 11 (12.94%) SQL
7 10 (11.76%) Go
8 9 (10.59%) Java 8
8 9 (10.59%) TypeScript
9 8 (9.41%) PowerShell
10 7 (8.24%) Groovy
10 7 (8.24%) Shell Script
11 4 (4.71%) JavaScript
12 3 (3.53%) ES6
13 2 (2.35%) C
13 2 (2.35%) PHP
13 2 (2.35%) PL/SQL
13 2 (2.35%) T-SQL
14 1 (1.18%) C#
14 1 (1.18%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (22.35%) Security Cleared
2 17 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.71%) AWS Certification
4 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.35%) CCNA
5 2 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.35%) CISSP
5 2 (2.35%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (2.35%) DBS Check
5 2 (2.35%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.35%) GIAC
5 2 (2.35%) Linux+ Certification
5 2 (2.35%) MCSE
5 2 (2.35%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (2.35%) OCP
5 2 (2.35%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (2.35%) SANS
5 2 (2.35%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (27.06%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 85 (100.00%) Docker
2 6 (7.06%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (5.88%) VirtualBox
3 5 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.71%) Active Directory
5 3 (3.53%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.35%) NFS
6 2 (2.35%) Samba
6 2 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.35%) Xen
7 1 (1.18%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 78 (91.76%) Kubernetes
2 51 (60.00%) Ansible
3 45 (52.94%) Terraform
4 33 (38.82%) Puppet
5 27 (31.76%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (20.00%) Salt
7 10 (11.76%) Rancher
8 6 (7.06%) Nagios
9 5 (5.88%) Grafana
9 5 (5.88%) Prometheus
10 3 (3.53%) HAProxy
10 3 (3.53%) Packer
11 2 (2.35%) Consul
11 2 (2.35%) Kibana
11 2 (2.35%) OpenNMS
11 2 (2.35%) vCenter Server
11 2 (2.35%) ZABBIX
12 1 (1.18%) ITRS Geneos
12 1 (1.18%) Mesos
12 1 (1.18%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7 (8.24%) VMware
2 5 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.71%) Cloudera
3 4 (4.71%) Perforce
3 4 (4.71%) Splunk
4 3 (3.53%) Atlassian
4 3 (3.53%) Google
4 3 (3.53%) Hortonworks
4 3 (3.53%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.35%) Dell
5 2 (2.35%) EMC
5 2 (2.35%) hybris
5 2 (2.35%) NetApp
5 2 (2.35%) Oracle
5 2 (2.35%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.35%) SolarWinds
5 2 (2.35%) WSO2
6 1 (1.18%) Apiary
6 1 (1.18%) Dynatrace
6 1 (1.18%) SaltStack