Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 753 760 875
Rank change year-on-year +7 +115 -
Contract jobs citing Docker Swarm 113 91 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.096% 0.006%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.94% 0.88% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 49 7
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% -19.23% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £550 -
% change year-on-year -4.55% - -
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 12,065 10,380 9,795
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.07% 10.90% 9.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,197 6,743 6,081
UK median daily rate £476 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.67% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £268 £245
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +5.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 256 253 313
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - +0.45%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.67 £48.95 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.69 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -15.19% -1.33% -10.71%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 0 112 £550 +4.76% 51
London -5 88 £550 +10.00% 28
UK excluding London +10 25 £525 -4.55% 23
Midlands +17 9 - - 5
South East - 5 £550 - 5
South West - 5 £525 - 1
West Midlands - 5 - - 2
East Midlands -1 4 - - 3
North of England +15 3 £600 +9.09% 10
North West +12 3 £600 +33.33% 4
East of England - 2 £750 - 2
Scotland - 1 £365 -

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 112 (99.12%) Docker
2 90 (79.65%) DevOps
3 85 (75.22%) Kubernetes
4 83 (73.45%) Amazon AWS
5 71 (62.83%) Java
6 70 (61.95%) Linux
7 62 (54.87%) Git (software)
8 59 (52.21%) Puppet
9 57 (50.44%) Ansible
9 57 (50.44%) Agile Software Development
10 54 (47.79%) Jenkins
11 44 (38.94%) Ruby
11 44 (38.94%) Terraform
12 43 (38.05%) Groovy
13 40 (35.40%) Continuous Integration
14 38 (33.63%) Linux Command Line
15 37 (32.74%) JIRA
15 37 (32.74%) Python
16 36 (31.86%) Maven
17 35 (30.97%) PostgreSQL
17 35 (30.97%) Configuration Management
17 35 (30.97%) Opscode Chef
18 34 (30.09%) JavaScript
18 34 (30.09%) Sonatype Nexus
19 33 (29.20%) BDD
20 32 (28.32%) Bash Shell
20 32 (28.32%) Rancher
21 30 (26.55%) Continuous Delivery
21 30 (26.55%) AWS CloudFormation
21 30 (26.55%) DNS

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 22 (19.47%) Cloud Foundry
2 18 (15.93%) Confluence
3 15 (13.27%) Elasticsearch
4 14 (12.39%) Apache
5 10 (8.85%) Tomcat
6 7 (6.19%) OpenStack
7 5 (4.42%) nginx
8 2 (1.77%) Tornado
9 1 (0.88%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.88%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.88%) uWSGI
Applications
1 8 (7.08%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 83 (73.45%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (26.55%) AWS CloudFormation
3 21 (18.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (15.93%) Heroku
5 16 (14.16%) npm
6 11 (9.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 11 (9.73%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (9.73%) Amazon S3
7 10 (8.85%) Amazon ELB
7 10 (8.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 9 (7.96%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (2.65%) Datadog
10 2 (1.77%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.88%) Azure Machine Learning
11 1 (0.88%) GitHub
11 1 (0.88%) IaaS
11 1 (0.88%) PaaS
11 1 (0.88%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 30 (26.55%) DNS
2 28 (24.78%) HTTP
3 19 (16.81%) Firewall
3 19 (16.81%) SSL
3 19 (16.81%) TCP/IP
4 18 (15.93%) FTP
5 11 (9.73%) OpenLDAP
5 11 (9.73%) OpenVPN
5 11 (9.73%) SSH
6 1 (0.88%) Internet
6 1 (0.88%) Network Security
6 1 (0.88%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (30.97%) PostgreSQL
2 24 (21.24%) MongoDB
3 10 (8.85%) Amazon RDS
4 8 (7.08%) Relational Database
5 7 (6.19%) DB2
5 7 (6.19%) MySQL
5 7 (6.19%) NoSQL
5 7 (6.19%) Oracle Database
5 7 (6.19%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.54%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (3.54%) Big Data
7 3 (2.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (2.65%) Neo4j
7 3 (2.65%) Redis
8 2 (1.77%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.88%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.88%) Flink
9 1 (0.88%) Looker
9 1 (0.88%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 62 (54.87%) Git (software)
2 54 (47.79%) Jenkins
3 37 (32.74%) JIRA
4 36 (31.86%) Maven
5 34 (30.09%) Sonatype Nexus
6 27 (23.89%) Gradle
6 27 (23.89%) Liquibase
7 21 (18.58%) GitLab
8 19 (16.81%) Bitbucket
9 18 (15.93%) TeamCity
10 17 (15.04%) Gatling
10 17 (15.04%) Geb
10 17 (15.04%) gulp
10 17 (15.04%) SonarQube
10 17 (15.04%) Spock
11 16 (14.16%) Cucumber
12 15 (13.27%) Selenium
13 12 (10.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 11 (9.73%) Ant
14 11 (9.73%) JUnit
General
1 25 (22.12%) Finance
2 17 (15.04%) Banking
3 13 (11.50%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.54%) Retail
5 2 (1.77%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.88%) Billing
6 1 (0.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 67 (59.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 27 (23.89%) AWS Engineer
3 25 (22.12%) AWS DevOps
4 24 (21.24%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 23 (20.35%) Java Engineer
6 17 (15.04%) Agile Developer
6 17 (15.04%) Agile Java Developer
6 17 (15.04%) Developer
6 17 (15.04%) Java Developer
7 14 (12.39%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 12 (10.62%) Integration Engineer
9 10 (8.85%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 9 (7.96%) Senior DevOps
11 8 (7.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 7 (6.19%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 7 (6.19%) Linux Engineer
13 5 (4.42%) Architect
13 5 (4.42%) Platform Engineer
14 4 (3.54%) Ruby Engineer
15 3 (2.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (24.78%) REST
2 27 (23.89%) Spring
3 25 (22.12%) Elastic Stack
4 18 (15.93%) Dropwizard
4 18 (15.93%) Guice
4 18 (15.93%) Kafka
4 18 (15.93%) OAuth2
4 18 (15.93%) Ratpack
4 18 (15.93%) SOAP
5 17 (15.04%) AngularJS
5 17 (15.04%) CSS
5 17 (15.04%) Ember.js
5 17 (15.04%) HTML
5 17 (15.04%) HTML5
5 17 (15.04%) Web Services
5 17 (15.04%) WireMock
6 16 (14.16%) Node.js
6 16 (14.16%) Spring MVC
7 13 (11.50%) Spring Boot
8 11 (9.73%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 38 (33.63%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (3.54%) Fintech
3 3 (2.65%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.77%) Wiki
5 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.88%) Blog
5 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.88%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.88%) PKI
5 1 (0.88%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.88%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.88%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 70 (61.95%) Linux
2 26 (23.01%) Unix
3 14 (12.39%) CentOS
3 14 (12.39%) Windows
4 6 (5.31%) Solaris
4 6 (5.31%) Ubuntu
5 4 (3.54%) DC/OS
5 4 (3.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.65%) Mesosphere
7 2 (1.77%) CoreOS
7 2 (1.77%) Debian
7 2 (1.77%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (79.65%) DevOps
2 57 (50.44%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (35.40%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (30.97%) Configuration Management
5 33 (29.20%) BDD
6 30 (26.55%) Continuous Delivery
7 28 (24.78%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 27 (23.89%) Software Engineering
9 19 (16.81%) Domain-Driven Design
10 18 (15.93%) Microservices
10 18 (15.93%) OWASP
10 18 (15.93%) TDD
11 17 (15.04%) Scrum
12 16 (14.16%) MVC
13 12 (10.62%) Service Management
13 12 (10.62%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (9.73%) Load Balancing
15 10 (8.85%) Coaching
16 9 (7.96%) Protective Monitoring
17 8 (7.08%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 71 (62.83%) Java
2 44 (38.94%) Ruby
3 43 (38.05%) Groovy
4 37 (32.74%) Python
5 34 (30.09%) JavaScript
6 32 (28.32%) Bash Shell
7 26 (23.01%) Go
8 17 (15.04%) ES6
8 17 (15.04%) Scala
8 17 (15.04%) TypeScript
9 5 (4.42%) PowerShell
9 5 (4.42%) SQL
10 4 (3.54%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.65%) Perl
12 1 (0.88%) C#
12 1 (0.88%) PHP
12 1 (0.88%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (13.27%) Security Cleared
2 14 (12.39%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (1.77%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.77%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.88%) Degree
5 1 (0.88%) MCSA
5 1 (0.88%) MCSE
5 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.27%) QA
2 7 (6.19%) GCP
3 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 112 (99.12%) Docker
2 14 (12.39%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (10.62%) vCloud
4 11 (9.73%) Postfix
4 11 (9.73%) Squid
5 3 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.77%) KVM
7 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.88%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.88%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 85 (75.22%) Kubernetes
2 59 (52.21%) Puppet
3 57 (50.44%) Ansible
4 44 (38.94%) Terraform
5 35 (30.97%) Opscode Chef
6 32 (28.32%) Rancher
7 22 (19.47%) Mesos
8 18 (15.93%) Packer
9 15 (13.27%) Consul
10 11 (9.73%) Kibana
10 11 (9.73%) logstash
10 11 (9.73%) ZABBIX
11 10 (8.85%) Rsyslog
11 10 (8.85%) Sysdig
12 4 (3.54%) Marathon
13 3 (2.65%) yum
14 2 (1.77%) Prometheus
14 2 (1.77%) Rundeck
15 1 (0.88%) Salt
Vendors
1 26 (23.01%) Splunk
2 20 (17.70%) VMware
3 16 (14.16%) AppDynamics
4 15 (13.27%) Sonatype
5 8 (7.08%) Oracle
6 7 (6.19%) Atlassian
7 4 (3.54%) Google
8 3 (2.65%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.77%) Citrix
9 2 (1.77%) hybris
9 2 (1.77%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.77%) SAP
10 1 (0.88%) IBM
10 1 (0.88%) New Relic
10 1 (0.88%) Tableau