Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 651 676 805
Rank change year-on-year +25 +129 -69
Contract jobs citing Docker Swarm 99 204 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.21% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.94% 1.40% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 152 74
UK median daily rate £575 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% - -
10th Percentile £409 £454 £402
90th Percentile £679 £675 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £528 £490
% change year-on-year -0.47% +7.65% -10.91%
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 10,545 14,589 12,008
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.48% 14.67% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,104 9,742 8,150
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £263 £306 £269
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 300 370 274
UK median hourly rate £19.75 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.86% - -12.50%
10th Percentile £12.98 £12.25 £11.08
90th Percentile £50.60 £47.90 £47.32
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £15.73
% change year-on-year +2.86% +11.25% -17.75%

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 17 January 2020.

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 17 January 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 +26 93 £575 +4.55% 89
London +46 51 £625 +8.70% 41
UK excluding London +70 47 £525 -0.47% 52
North of England +24 13 £569 +7.31% 8
South East +68 10 £450 -14.29% 4
South West +17 10 £500 -2.44% 7
North West +30 9 £525 -8.70% 8
Midlands +34 5 £575 +7.98% 27
West Midlands +33 5 £575 +4.55% 26
East of England +24 4 £563 +7.14% 2
Yorkshire - 4 £588 -
Wales - 3 £525 - 3
Northern Ireland - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 99 (100.00%) Docker
2 87 (87.88%) Kubernetes
3 69 (69.70%) DevOps
3 69 (69.70%) Jenkins
4 60 (60.61%) Python
5 58 (58.59%) AWS
6 57 (57.58%) Ansible
7 55 (55.56%) Terraform
8 52 (52.53%) Agile Software Development
9 50 (50.51%) Linux
10 37 (37.37%) Puppet
11 35 (35.35%) Configuration Management
12 30 (30.30%) Opscode Chef
13 26 (26.26%) Software Engineering
13 26 (26.26%) Microservices
14 25 (25.25%) Azure
14 25 (25.25%) Continuous Integration
15 23 (23.23%) SC Cleared
15 23 (23.23%) Security Cleared
15 23 (23.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 21 (21.21%) Git (software)
16 21 (21.21%) Java
16 21 (21.21%) Infrastructure as Code
17 20 (20.20%) Windows
18 18 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
18 18 (18.18%) Bash Shell
19 17 (17.17%) Perl
19 17 (17.17%) CircleCI
20 16 (16.16%) Travis CI
20 16 (16.16%) Rancher

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 9 (9.09%) Apache Spark
1 9 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
1 9 (9.09%) SAS
2 8 (8.08%) Confluence
3 5 (5.05%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.04%) nginx
4 4 (4.04%) WebLogic
5 3 (3.03%) Apache
6 2 (2.02%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (2.02%) CMS
6 2 (2.02%) IIS
7 1 (1.01%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.01%) Documentum
7 1 (1.01%) Drupal
7 1 (1.01%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.01%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.01%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 58 (58.59%) AWS
2 25 (25.25%) Azure
3 14 (14.14%) AWS CloudFormation
4 12 (12.12%) AWS Lambda
4 12 (12.12%) Serverless
5 9 (9.09%) Amazon EKS
6 6 (6.06%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (5.05%) GitHub
8 4 (4.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (4.04%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (4.04%) Amazon ECS
8 4 (4.04%) Amazon ELB
8 4 (4.04%) Amazon EMR
8 4 (4.04%) Amazon S3
8 4 (4.04%) AWS CloudTrail
8 4 (4.04%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 4 (4.04%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (4.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (3.03%) GCP
10 2 (2.02%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.12%) DNS
2 11 (11.11%) VPN
3 10 (10.10%) TCP/IP
4 8 (8.08%) FTP
4 8 (8.08%) HTTP
4 8 (8.08%) SSL
5 2 (2.02%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (13.13%) Amazon Redshift
2 13 (13.13%) NoSQL
3 9 (9.09%) Amazon Athena
3 9 (9.09%) Hadoop
3 9 (9.09%) Neo4j
3 9 (9.09%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 7 (7.07%) MongoDB
4 7 (7.07%) SQL Server
5 4 (4.04%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (4.04%) InterSystems Cache
5 4 (4.04%) Oracle Database
5 4 (4.04%) Redis
6 3 (3.03%) Electronic Patient Records
6 3 (3.03%) MySQL
7 2 (2.02%) Big Data
7 2 (2.02%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.02%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 69 (69.70%) Jenkins
2 23 (23.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 21 (21.21%) Git (software)
4 17 (17.17%) CircleCI
5 16 (16.16%) Travis CI
6 15 (15.15%) Vagrant
7 14 (14.14%) GitLab
8 12 (12.12%) Gradle
9 10 (10.10%) JIRA
10 8 (8.08%) Gatling
10 8 (8.08%) Geb
10 8 (8.08%) SonarQube
10 8 (8.08%) Spock
11 7 (7.07%) Sonatype Nexus
12 5 (5.05%) Maven
13 4 (4.04%) Ant
13 4 (4.04%) Artifactory
13 4 (4.04%) Bitbucket
13 4 (4.04%) JUnit
13 4 (4.04%) TestNG
General
1 7 (7.07%) Public Sector
2 5 (5.05%) Finance
3 2 (2.02%) Games
3 2 (2.02%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.01%) Banking
4 1 (1.01%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (43.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 27 (27.27%) Developer
3 12 (12.12%) Java Developer
4 11 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
4 11 (11.11%) Senior DevOps
5 9 (9.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 7 (7.07%) AWS DevOps
6 7 (7.07%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 7 (7.07%) ETL Developer
7 6 (6.06%) Agile Developer
7 6 (6.06%) Agile Java Developer
7 6 (6.06%) Lead DevOps
7 6 (6.06%) Platform Engineer
8 4 (4.04%) Consultant
8 4 (4.04%) DevOps Consultant
9 3 (3.03%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (3.03%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 3 (3.03%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.03%) Technical Leader
10 2 (2.02%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.13%) AngularJS
1 13 (13.13%) REST
2 12 (12.12%) Node.js
2 12 (12.12%) Spring
2 12 (12.12%) Spring Boot
3 11 (11.11%) Elastic Stack
3 11 (11.11%) React
4 10 (10.10%) HTML
5 9 (9.09%) PySpark
5 9 (9.09%) SOAP
5 9 (9.09%) Spark Streaming
6 8 (8.08%) Dropwizard
6 8 (8.08%) Guice
6 8 (8.08%) Kafka
6 8 (8.08%) OAuth
6 8 (8.08%) OAuth2
6 8 (8.08%) Ratpack
6 8 (8.08%) WireMock
7 6 (6.06%) Ember.js
7 6 (6.06%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.08%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (2.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.02%) Online Gambling
5 1 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.01%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.01%) Robotics
5 1 (1.01%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 50 (50.51%) Linux
2 20 (20.20%) Windows
3 13 (13.13%) Ubuntu
4 8 (8.08%) CentOS
4 8 (8.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (5.05%) Windows Server
6 4 (4.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.03%) DC/OS
7 3 (3.03%) Unix
8 1 (1.01%) Fedora
8 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (69.70%) DevOps
2 52 (52.53%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (35.35%) Configuration Management
4 26 (26.26%) Microservices
4 26 (26.26%) Software Engineering
5 25 (25.25%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (21.21%) Infrastructure as Code
7 13 (13.13%) Data Science
7 13 (13.13%) Test Automation
8 12 (12.12%) Scrum
9 11 (11.11%) TDD
9 11 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
10 10 (10.10%) Task Automation
10 10 (10.10%) Unit Testing
11 9 (9.09%) BDD
11 9 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
11 9 (9.09%) Data Munging
11 9 (9.09%) ETL
11 9 (9.09%) Software Delivery
12 8 (8.08%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 60 (60.61%) Python
2 21 (21.21%) Java
3 18 (18.18%) Bash Shell
4 17 (17.17%) Perl
5 16 (16.16%) Ruby
6 15 (15.15%) SQL
7 10 (10.10%) JavaScript
8 9 (9.09%) PowerShell
8 9 (9.09%) Scala
8 9 (9.09%) Shell Script
9 8 (8.08%) Go
9 8 (8.08%) Java 8
9 8 (8.08%) TypeScript
10 3 (3.03%) ES6
11 2 (2.02%) C#
11 2 (2.02%) Groovy
12 1 (1.01%) C++
12 1 (1.01%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (23.23%) SC Cleared
1 23 (23.23%) Security Cleared
2 11 (11.11%) AWS Certification
3 4 (4.04%) OCPJP
3 4 (4.04%) Sun Certification
4 3 (3.03%) DBS Check
5 2 (2.02%) Degree
6 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.15%) QA
System Software
1 99 (100.00%) Docker
2 12 (12.12%) VirtualBox
3 8 (8.08%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (5.05%) Active Directory
6 3 (3.03%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.01%) Xen
Systems Management
1 87 (87.88%) Kubernetes
2 57 (57.58%) Ansible
3 55 (55.56%) Terraform
4 37 (37.37%) Puppet
5 30 (30.30%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (16.16%) Rancher
7 11 (11.11%) Salt
8 7 (7.07%) Grafana
9 6 (6.06%) Nagios
9 6 (6.06%) Packer
9 6 (6.06%) Prometheus
10 5 (5.05%) HAProxy
11 4 (4.04%) Consul
12 3 (3.03%) Single Sign-On
13 2 (2.02%) Graphite
13 2 (2.02%) Kibana
13 2 (2.02%) Opsview
13 2 (2.02%) ZABBIX
14 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Satellite
14 1 (1.01%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 10 (10.10%) Cloudera
1 10 (10.10%) Hortonworks
1 10 (10.10%) IBM
2 9 (9.09%) Datactics
2 9 (9.09%) Informatica
2 9 (9.09%) Palantir
2 9 (9.09%) Talend
3 8 (8.08%) VMware
4 6 (6.06%) Oracle
4 6 (6.06%) SaltStack
5 5 (5.05%) Atlassian
5 5 (5.05%) Microsoft
6 4 (4.04%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.04%) Splunk
6 4 (4.04%) Sun
7 2 (2.02%) Perforce
8 1 (1.01%) Cisco
8 1 (1.01%) Dell
8 1 (1.01%) Google
8 1 (1.01%) HP