Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 732 787 770
Rank change year-on-year +55 -17 -
Contract jobs citing Docker Swarm 158 75 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.076% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.13% 0.66% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 38 67
UK median daily rate £575 £525 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% +0.96% -
10th Percentile £453 £358 £413
90th Percentile £675 £713 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% -
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 13,984 11,290 12,386
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.72% 11.44% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,391 7,476 7,911
UK median daily rate £488 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.35% +8.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £263
90th Percentile £650 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £429 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +4.00% +6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 387 265 282
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £24.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% -25.86% +21.40%
10th Percentile £12.15 £10.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.70 £45.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £27.00
% change year-on-year +0.72% -35.65% +33.76%

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 22 September 2018.

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 22 September 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 +74 154 £575 +9.52% 45
London +58 130 £575 +9.52% 20
UK excluding London -32 26 £525 +5.00% 28
East of England -5 9 £600 -9.43% 1
North of England - 9 £585 - 9
North West - 7 £628 - 3
Midlands -18 4 £488 - 5
West Midlands -29 3 £525 - 4
North East - 2 £535 -
Wales - 2 £381 - 1
East Midlands +8 1 £300 - 1
South West -10 1 £475 +22.58% 5
South East -12 1 - - 5

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 149 (94.30%) Docker
2 114 (72.15%) Amazon AWS
3 111 (70.25%) Linux
4 106 (67.09%) Kubernetes
5 102 (64.56%) DevOps
6 76 (48.10%) Ansible
7 75 (47.47%) Git (software)
8 74 (46.84%) Agile Software Development
9 72 (45.57%) Java
10 65 (41.14%) Python
11 63 (39.87%) Jenkins
11 63 (39.87%) Puppet
12 56 (35.44%) Microsoft Azure
12 56 (35.44%) Terraform
13 53 (33.54%) JavaScript
14 52 (32.91%) Configuration Management
14 52 (32.91%) Continuous Integration
15 50 (31.65%) Microservices
16 47 (29.75%) AngularJS
17 42 (26.58%) Opscode Chef
17 42 (26.58%) REST
18 41 (25.95%) Elastic Stack
19 38 (24.05%) HTTP
20 37 (23.42%) DNS
20 37 (23.42%) SQL
20 37 (23.42%) Elasticsearch
21 36 (22.78%) HTML
21 36 (22.78%) Linux Command Line
22 35 (22.15%) CSS
22 35 (22.15%) CentOS

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 37 (23.42%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (12.03%) Apache Spark
2 19 (12.03%) Confluence
3 11 (6.96%) Apache
4 9 (5.70%) IIS
4 9 (5.70%) Tomcat
5 7 (4.43%) OpenStack
6 5 (3.16%) Apache Pig
7 4 (2.53%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (2.53%) nginx
8 3 (1.90%) CMS
8 3 (1.90%) Ethereum
9 2 (1.27%) IPython
10 1 (0.63%) Documentum
10 1 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (3.16%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 4 (2.53%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 114 (72.15%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (35.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (20.89%) AWS CloudFormation
4 28 (17.72%) Heroku
5 25 (15.82%) Google Cloud Platform
6 22 (13.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 22 (13.92%) Amazon EC2
7 19 (12.03%) Amazon S3
7 19 (12.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 15 (9.49%) Datadog
9 13 (8.23%) Amazon ELB
10 12 (7.59%) npm
11 9 (5.70%) Cloud Computing
12 8 (5.06%) IaaS
13 7 (4.43%) PaaS
14 6 (3.80%) OpenShift
15 5 (3.16%) Amazon EMR
16 3 (1.90%) GitHub
17 2 (1.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 2 (1.27%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 38 (24.05%) HTTP
2 37 (23.42%) DNS
3 33 (20.89%) SSL
4 28 (17.72%) FTP
4 28 (17.72%) TCP/IP
5 14 (8.86%) SSH
6 10 (6.33%) Firewall
7 9 (5.70%) AMQP
7 9 (5.70%) OpenLDAP
7 9 (5.70%) OpenVPN
8 6 (3.80%) VLAN
9 3 (1.90%) VPN
10 2 (1.27%) IPFS
10 2 (1.27%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (19.62%) MongoDB
2 26 (16.46%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (13.29%) Amazon RDS
3 21 (13.29%) Apache Cassandra
3 21 (13.29%) Big Data
4 17 (10.76%) Hadoop
5 14 (8.86%) NoSQL
6 13 (8.23%) SQL Server
7 8 (5.06%) MySQL
7 8 (5.06%) Relational Database
8 7 (4.43%) Amazon Redshift
9 5 (3.16%) Apache Hive
9 5 (3.16%) Blockchain
9 5 (3.16%) HBase
9 5 (3.16%) RDBMS
10 4 (2.53%) Redis
11 3 (1.90%) MariaDB
12 2 (1.27%) DB2
12 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.63%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 75 (47.47%) Git (software)
2 63 (39.87%) Jenkins
3 32 (20.25%) Gradle
4 30 (18.99%) GitLab
5 29 (18.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 26 (16.46%) gulp
7 19 (12.03%) JIRA
8 17 (10.76%) Maven
9 15 (9.49%) Sonatype Nexus
10 14 (8.86%) Subversion
10 14 (8.86%) Travis CI
10 14 (8.86%) Vagrant
11 13 (8.23%) Bitbucket
11 13 (8.23%) Mocha
12 12 (7.59%) Karma Test Runner
12 12 (7.59%) Spock
13 10 (6.33%) Cucumber
13 10 (6.33%) Gatling
13 10 (6.33%) Geb
14 9 (5.70%) Protractor
General
1 14 (8.86%) Finance
2 5 (3.16%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.53%) Banking
4 2 (1.27%) Front Office
4 2 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.27%) Publishing
4 2 (1.27%) Retail
5 1 (0.63%) Advertising
5 1 (0.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 73 (46.20%) DevOps Engineer
2 48 (30.38%) Developer
3 28 (17.72%) Java Developer
4 27 (17.09%) AWS DevOps
4 27 (17.09%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 27 (17.09%) AWS Engineer
5 16 (10.13%) Agile Developer
5 16 (10.13%) Agile Java Developer
6 12 (7.59%) Technical Leader
7 11 (6.96%) Lead DevOps
8 9 (5.70%) Senior Developer
9 8 (5.06%) Lead Developer
9 8 (5.06%) Lead Java Developer
9 8 (5.06%) Senior Java Developer
9 8 (5.06%) Technical Developer
10 6 (3.80%) Python Engineer
10 6 (3.80%) Senior DevOps
10 6 (3.80%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 5 (3.16%) Azure DevOps
11 5 (3.16%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (29.75%) AngularJS
2 42 (26.58%) REST
3 41 (25.95%) Elastic Stack
4 36 (22.78%) HTML
5 35 (22.15%) CSS
6 34 (21.52%) Node.js
7 32 (20.25%) OAuth
7 32 (20.25%) OAuth2
8 31 (19.62%) HTML5
9 29 (18.35%) SOAP
10 28 (17.72%) Dropwizard
10 28 (17.72%) Guice
10 28 (17.72%) Ratpack
11 27 (17.09%) Spring
11 27 (17.09%) Spring Boot
12 25 (15.82%) Ember.js
13 21 (13.29%) React
14 15 (9.49%) Kafka
15 13 (8.23%) Chai
15 13 (8.23%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 36 (22.78%) Linux Command Line
2 12 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.70%) Clustering
4 7 (4.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (4.43%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (3.80%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (3.16%) Replication
7 4 (2.53%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.53%) Digital Media
7 4 (2.53%) Fintech
7 4 (2.53%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.90%) Bitcoin
8 3 (1.90%) User Experience
9 2 (1.27%) Blog
9 2 (1.27%) Cloud Native
9 2 (1.27%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.63%) Online Gambling
10 1 (0.63%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 111 (70.25%) Linux
2 35 (22.15%) CentOS
3 31 (19.62%) Windows
4 26 (16.46%) Ubuntu
5 21 (13.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (12.66%) Windows Server
7 18 (11.39%) DC/OS
8 12 (7.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (5.70%) Unix
10 8 (5.06%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (3.16%) VMS
12 4 (2.53%) Solaris
13 3 (1.90%) CoreOS
14 2 (1.27%) Debian
14 2 (1.27%) Mesosphere
15 1 (0.63%) RancherOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (64.56%) DevOps
2 74 (46.84%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (32.91%) Configuration Management
3 52 (32.91%) Continuous Integration
4 50 (31.65%) Microservices
5 32 (20.25%) OWASP
6 28 (17.72%) Domain-Driven Design
7 27 (17.09%) Open Source
8 24 (15.19%) Software Engineering
9 20 (12.66%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 20 (12.66%) Problem-Solving
10 18 (11.39%) Continuous Delivery
10 18 (11.39%) SDLC
10 18 (11.39%) TDD
11 17 (10.76%) Test Automation
12 15 (9.49%) Load Balancing
13 14 (8.86%) BDD
14 12 (7.59%) Scrum
14 12 (7.59%) Server Monitoring
15 10 (6.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 72 (45.57%) Java
2 65 (41.14%) Python
3 53 (33.54%) JavaScript
4 37 (23.42%) SQL
5 29 (18.35%) Bash Shell
5 29 (18.35%) ES6
6 28 (17.72%) Java 8
6 28 (17.72%) TypeScript
7 18 (11.39%) Go
8 16 (10.13%) Ruby
9 14 (8.86%) C#
9 14 (8.86%) Groovy
10 13 (8.23%) PL/SQL
10 13 (8.23%) Shell Script
11 10 (6.33%) C++
12 9 (5.70%) PowerShell
12 9 (5.70%) Scala
12 9 (5.70%) VB.NET
13 6 (3.80%) Perl
14 3 (1.90%) Solidity
Qualifications
1 25 (15.82%) Security Cleared
2 24 (15.19%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.80%) Degree
4 5 (3.16%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 149 (94.30%) Docker
2 24 (15.19%) Virtual Machines
3 20 (12.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (8.86%) Hyper-V
4 14 (8.86%) VirtualBox
5 9 (5.70%) Postfix
5 9 (5.70%) Squid
5 9 (5.70%) vCloud
6 6 (3.80%) NFS
6 6 (3.80%) Xen
7 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.63%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 106 (67.09%) Kubernetes
2 76 (48.10%) Ansible
3 63 (39.87%) Puppet
4 56 (35.44%) Terraform
5 42 (26.58%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (12.03%) Rancher
7 18 (11.39%) Packer
7 18 (11.39%) ZABBIX
8 12 (7.59%) Mesos
9 11 (6.96%) Consul
10 10 (6.33%) Kibana
10 10 (6.33%) logstash
11 9 (5.70%) Nagios
11 9 (5.70%) Salt
12 8 (5.06%) Rsyslog
12 8 (5.06%) Sysdig
13 4 (2.53%) yum
14 3 (1.90%) Prometheus
15 2 (1.27%) HAProxy
16 1 (0.63%) Opsview
Vendors
1 31 (19.62%) VMware
2 23 (14.56%) Splunk
3 18 (11.39%) Google
4 13 (8.23%) Sonatype
5 12 (7.59%) Microsoft
5 12 (7.59%) New Relic
6 9 (5.70%) SaltStack
7 6 (3.80%) Oracle
8 5 (3.16%) Atlassian
9 4 (2.53%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.63%) Demandware
10 1 (0.63%) Pega
10 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com