Period
to 19 October 2017

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 19 October 2017 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
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 792 734 -
Rank change year-on-year -58 - -
Contract jobs citing Docker Swarm 79 165 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.079% 0.16% -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.71% 1.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 44 81 0
UK median daily rate £538 £525 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £488 -
% change year-on-year +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 11055 11797 9676
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.12% 11.09% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7381 7522 5912
UK median daily rate £475 £431 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.14% +7.81% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £225
90th Percentile £613 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +5.06% +5.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 264 269 342
UK median hourly rate £17.75 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.11% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.28 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.38 £25.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -30.50% +23.85% +0.93%

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 19 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Docker Swarm in the UK

Docker Swarm
Top 11 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 19 October 2017. 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 -56 72 £550 +4.76% 13
London -84 49 £550 +4.76% 7
UK excluding London +51 27 £500 +2.56% 6
Midlands +34 8 - -
Scotland - 6 £500 -
East of England - 6 £663 -
West Midlands +32 4 - -
South East +20 4 - - 2
East Midlands +4 4 - -
South West +13 2 £388 -3.13%
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Docker Swarm also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Docker Swarm.

1 79 (100.00%) Docker
2 64 (81.01%) DevOps
3 59 (74.68%) Kubernetes
4 57 (72.15%) Ansible
5 56 (70.89%) Linux
5 56 (70.89%) Amazon AWS
6 44 (55.70%) Puppet
7 42 (53.16%) Agile Software Development
8 39 (49.37%) Java
9 38 (48.10%) Python
9 38 (48.10%) Jenkins
10 37 (46.84%) Configuration Management
10 37 (46.84%) Continuous Integration
11 34 (43.04%) Microsoft Azure
12 33 (41.77%) Terraform
12 33 (41.77%) PostgreSQL
13 32 (40.51%) JIRA
14 31 (39.24%) Rancher
15 29 (36.71%) Bitbucket
16 28 (35.44%) Git (software)
16 28 (35.44%) Scrum
17 27 (34.18%) Confluence
17 27 (34.18%) Continuous Delivery
18 26 (32.91%) Mesos
18 26 (32.91%) Bash Shell
18 26 (32.91%) DNS
19 24 (30.38%) Apache
20 22 (27.85%) Unix
20 22 (27.85%) VMware
20 22 (27.85%) Stakeholder Management

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 27 (34.18%) Confluence
2 24 (30.38%) Apache
3 20 (25.32%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (16.46%) Cloud Foundry
5 12 (15.19%) Tomcat
6 9 (11.39%) OpenStack
7 5 (6.33%) Jupyter
8 3 (3.80%) IIS
9 1 (1.27%) nginx
9 1 (1.27%) uWSGI
Applications
1 14 (17.72%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 56 (70.89%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (43.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (27.85%) AWS CloudFormation
4 19 (24.05%) Amazon EC2
4 19 (24.05%) Google Cloud Platform
5 14 (17.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 14 (17.72%) Amazon S3
6 13 (16.46%) Amazon ELB
6 13 (16.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (5.06%) Heroku
7 4 (5.06%) PaaS
8 3 (3.80%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (3.80%) GitHub
9 1 (1.27%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (1.27%) IaaS
9 1 (1.27%) OpenShift
9 1 (1.27%) Route 53
9 1 (1.27%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 26 (32.91%) DNS
2 22 (27.85%) HTTP
3 14 (17.72%) OpenLDAP
3 14 (17.72%) OpenVPN
3 14 (17.72%) SSH
4 8 (10.13%) SSL
5 6 (7.59%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.06%) Firewall
6 4 (5.06%) FTP
7 3 (3.80%) tcpdump
7 3 (3.80%) VPN
7 3 (3.80%) Wireshark
8 1 (1.27%) LDAP
8 1 (1.27%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (41.77%) PostgreSQL
2 18 (22.78%) Relational Database
3 16 (20.25%) MySQL
4 15 (18.99%) Amazon RDS
5 14 (17.72%) RDBMS
6 13 (16.46%) DB2
6 13 (16.46%) Oracle Database
7 9 (11.39%) MongoDB
8 7 (8.86%) NoSQL
9 5 (6.33%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (5.06%) Hadoop
10 4 (5.06%) Redis
11 2 (2.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (2.53%) Neo4j
12 1 (1.27%) Big Data
12 1 (1.27%) CouchDB
12 1 (1.27%) HBase
12 1 (1.27%) InfluxDB
12 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 38 (48.10%) Jenkins
2 32 (40.51%) JIRA
3 29 (36.71%) Bitbucket
4 28 (35.44%) Git (software)
5 22 (27.85%) Maven
6 21 (26.58%) Sonatype Nexus
7 17 (21.52%) Ant
7 17 (21.52%) SonarQube
8 14 (17.72%) JUnit
8 14 (17.72%) Liquibase
9 11 (13.92%) GitLab
10 10 (12.66%) Subversion
11 7 (8.86%) Gradle
12 5 (6.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (5.06%) Mercurial
13 4 (5.06%) Vagrant
13 4 (5.06%) webpack
14 3 (3.80%) Artifactory
14 3 (3.80%) GoCD
14 3 (3.80%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (5.06%) Finance
2 2 (2.53%) Banking
3 1 (1.27%) Advertising
3 1 (1.27%) Legal
3 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (58.23%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (12.66%) AWS DevOps
3 8 (10.13%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 8 (10.13%) AWS Engineer
4 7 (8.86%) Senior DevOps
5 6 (7.59%) Architect
5 6 (7.59%) Java Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 5 (6.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Platform Architect
8 3 (3.80%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Consultant
8 3 (3.80%) Django Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Python Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Python/Django Developer
9 2 (2.53%) DevOps Consultant
9 2 (2.53%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 2 (2.53%) Linux Engineer
10 1 (1.27%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.05%) Elastic Stack
2 18 (22.78%) REST
3 14 (17.72%) MCollective
4 13 (16.46%) boto
5 9 (11.39%) Middleware
5 9 (11.39%) Web Services
6 6 (7.59%) Node.js
6 6 (7.59%) OAuth2
7 5 (6.33%) Django
7 5 (6.33%) Dropwizard
7 5 (6.33%) Guice
7 5 (6.33%) JSON
7 5 (6.33%) OAuth
7 5 (6.33%) RESTful
8 4 (5.06%) Kafka
8 4 (5.06%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (5.06%) Ratpack
8 4 (5.06%) SOAP
9 3 (3.80%) CSS
9 3 (3.80%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.46%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (7.59%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.33%) Public Cloud
4 4 (5.06%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.53%) Fintech
5 2 (2.53%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.27%) Clustering
6 1 (1.27%) PKI
6 1 (1.27%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 56 (70.89%) Linux
2 22 (27.85%) Unix
3 16 (20.25%) CentOS
4 13 (16.46%) Solaris
5 8 (10.13%) Windows
6 7 (8.86%) CoreOS
7 3 (3.80%) Windows Server
8 2 (2.53%) Debian
8 2 (2.53%) RancherOS
9 1 (1.27%) Mesosphere
9 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (81.01%) DevOps
2 42 (53.16%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (46.84%) Configuration Management
3 37 (46.84%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (35.44%) Scrum
5 27 (34.18%) Continuous Delivery
6 22 (27.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (17.72%) Service Management
8 13 (16.46%) Coaching
8 13 (16.46%) Load Balancing
9 10 (12.66%) Test Automation
10 9 (11.39%) Open Source
11 6 (7.59%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (7.59%) Kanban
11 6 (7.59%) Software Engineering
12 5 (6.33%) Domain-Driven Design
12 5 (6.33%) OWASP
12 5 (6.33%) Pair Programming
12 5 (6.33%) SDLC
12 5 (6.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 39 (49.37%) Java
2 38 (48.10%) Python
3 26 (32.91%) Bash Shell
4 22 (27.85%) Groovy
5 9 (11.39%) Ruby
6 6 (7.59%) Go
6 6 (7.59%) Perl
7 5 (6.33%) SQL
8 4 (5.06%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.27%) C
9 1 (1.27%) C++
9 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.27%) PHP
9 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (21.52%) Security Cleared
2 16 (20.25%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (3.80%) Degree
4 3 (3.80%) Master's Degree
5 2 (2.53%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.27%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.46%) GCP
2 3 (3.80%) SLA
System Software
1 79 (100.00%) Docker
2 15 (18.99%) vCloud
3 14 (17.72%) Postfix
3 14 (17.72%) Squid
4 13 (16.46%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.53%) etcd
5 2 (2.53%) flannel
5 2 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.27%) KVM
6 1 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 59 (74.68%) Kubernetes
2 57 (72.15%) Ansible
3 44 (55.70%) Puppet
4 33 (41.77%) Terraform
5 31 (39.24%) Rancher
6 26 (32.91%) Mesos
7 22 (27.85%) Opscode Chef
8 17 (21.52%) ZABBIX
9 15 (18.99%) Kibana
10 14 (17.72%) logstash
11 13 (16.46%) Rsyslog
11 13 (16.46%) Sysdig
12 5 (6.33%) Packer
12 5 (6.33%) Salt
13 4 (5.06%) Consul
13 4 (5.06%) Marathon
14 3 (3.80%) Graphite
14 3 (3.80%) Icinga
14 3 (3.80%) Nagios
15 2 (2.53%) Grafana
Vendors
1 22 (27.85%) VMware
2 18 (22.78%) Oracle
3 15 (18.99%) Sonatype
4 14 (17.72%) Atlassian
5 6 (7.59%) Google
6 5 (6.33%) New Relic
7 4 (5.06%) Splunk
8 3 (3.80%) Dynatrace
8 3 (3.80%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.27%) Citrix
9 1 (1.27%) IBM
9 1 (1.27%) Microsoft