Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 772 707 -
Rank change year-on-year -65 - -
Contract jobs citing Docker Swarm 102 175 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.099% 0.17% -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.87% 1.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 69 82 0
UK median daily rate £550 £550 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £490 £550 -
% change year-on-year -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 11730 11293 9673
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.35% 10.94% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7976 7219 5941
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +9.76% +3.80%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £238
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 281 259 331
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.70 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.75 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £20.73 £19.03
% change year-on-year -22.82% +8.93% -5.13%

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 13 December 2017.

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 13 December 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 -81 97 £550 - 16
London -104 68 £550 +7.32% 9
UK excluding London +29 33 £490 -10.91% 7
Midlands +29 12 - - 2
West Midlands +25 8 - - 1
East of England - 6 £663 - 2
South East - 5 £413 - 2
South West +8 4 £490 +15.29%
East Midlands 0 4 - - 1
Scotland - 4 £433 -
North of England +33 1 - - 1
North West +7 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 101 (99.02%) Docker
2 83 (81.37%) DevOps
3 79 (77.45%) Kubernetes
4 74 (72.55%) Amazon AWS
5 63 (61.76%) Linux
6 62 (60.78%) Java
7 56 (54.90%) Ansible
7 56 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
8 48 (47.06%) Puppet
9 45 (44.12%) Jenkins
10 43 (42.16%) Git (software)
11 42 (41.18%) JIRA
11 42 (41.18%) Configuration Management
12 41 (40.20%) PostgreSQL
13 39 (38.24%) Python
14 38 (37.25%) Terraform
15 37 (36.27%) Continuous Integration
15 37 (36.27%) Groovy
16 33 (32.35%) Bitbucket
16 33 (32.35%) Continuous Delivery
16 33 (32.35%) Rancher
17 32 (31.37%) Microsoft Azure
18 31 (30.39%) DNS
18 31 (30.39%) Sonatype Nexus
19 30 (29.41%) Maven
20 29 (28.43%) Bash Shell
20 29 (28.43%) Confluence
20 29 (28.43%) AWS CloudFormation
20 29 (28.43%) Mesos
21 28 (27.45%) Opscode Chef

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 29 (28.43%) Confluence
2 21 (20.59%) Apache
2 21 (20.59%) Cloud Foundry
3 19 (18.63%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (14.71%) Tomcat
5 10 (9.80%) OpenStack
6 3 (2.94%) Jupyter
7 2 (1.96%) IIS
7 2 (1.96%) nginx
8 1 (0.98%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.98%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.98%) Tornado
8 1 (0.98%) uWSGI
Applications
1 14 (13.73%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 74 (72.55%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (31.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (28.43%) AWS CloudFormation
4 18 (17.65%) Amazon EC2
4 18 (17.65%) Google Cloud Platform
5 17 (16.67%) Amazon S3
6 16 (15.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 15 (14.71%) Amazon ELB
7 15 (14.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 10 (9.80%) Heroku
9 8 (7.84%) npm
10 4 (3.92%) PaaS
11 3 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (2.94%) Datadog
11 3 (2.94%) GitHub
12 2 (1.96%) IaaS
12 2 (1.96%) OpenShift
12 2 (1.96%) Serverless
13 1 (0.98%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.98%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 31 (30.39%) DNS
2 27 (26.47%) HTTP
3 16 (15.69%) OpenLDAP
3 16 (15.69%) OpenVPN
3 16 (15.69%) SSH
4 14 (13.73%) SSL
5 13 (12.75%) TCP/IP
6 10 (9.80%) Firewall
6 10 (9.80%) FTP
7 1 (0.98%) LDAP
7 1 (0.98%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (40.20%) PostgreSQL
2 18 (17.65%) MongoDB
3 16 (15.69%) Amazon RDS
3 16 (15.69%) Relational Database
4 14 (13.73%) MySQL
4 14 (13.73%) RDBMS
5 13 (12.75%) DB2
5 13 (12.75%) Oracle Database
6 8 (7.84%) NoSQL
7 5 (4.90%) Redis
8 3 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.94%) Neo4j
9 2 (1.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.96%) Big Data
9 2 (1.96%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.98%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.98%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.98%) Flink
10 1 (0.98%) HBase
10 1 (0.98%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 45 (44.12%) Jenkins
2 43 (42.16%) Git (software)
3 42 (41.18%) JIRA
4 33 (32.35%) Bitbucket
5 31 (30.39%) Sonatype Nexus
6 30 (29.41%) Maven
7 24 (23.53%) Liquibase
8 21 (20.59%) SonarQube
9 17 (16.67%) Gradle
10 16 (15.69%) Ant
10 16 (15.69%) JUnit
11 14 (13.73%) GitLab
12 10 (9.80%) TeamCity
13 8 (7.84%) Cucumber
13 8 (7.84%) Gatling
13 8 (7.84%) Geb
13 8 (7.84%) gulp
13 8 (7.84%) Spock
14 7 (6.86%) Selenium
15 5 (4.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 14 (13.73%) Finance
2 10 (9.80%) Banking
3 6 (5.88%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.94%) Retail
5 2 (1.96%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.98%) Advertising
6 1 (0.98%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.98%) Billing
6 1 (0.98%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 60 (58.82%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (17.65%) AWS DevOps
3 16 (15.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 16 (15.69%) AWS Engineer
4 15 (14.71%) Java Engineer
5 11 (10.78%) Developer
6 9 (8.82%) Java Developer
7 8 (7.84%) Agile Developer
7 8 (7.84%) Agile Java Developer
8 7 (6.86%) Architect
8 7 (6.86%) Senior DevOps
9 6 (5.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 5 (4.90%) Integration Engineer
10 5 (4.90%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 3 (2.94%) Automation Engineer
11 3 (2.94%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 3 (2.94%) Linux Engineer
12 2 (1.96%) Python Developer
12 2 (1.96%) Ruby Engineer
12 2 (1.96%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (25.49%) REST
2 20 (19.61%) Elastic Stack
3 16 (15.69%) MCollective
3 16 (15.69%) Web Services
4 13 (12.75%) boto
5 12 (11.76%) OAuth2
5 12 (11.76%) Spring
6 11 (10.78%) Dropwizard
6 11 (10.78%) Guice
6 11 (10.78%) Node.js
7 10 (9.80%) Ratpack
7 10 (9.80%) SOAP
8 9 (8.82%) AngularJS
8 9 (8.82%) Kafka
8 9 (8.82%) Middleware
9 8 (7.84%) CSS
9 8 (7.84%) Ember.js
9 8 (7.84%) HTML
9 8 (7.84%) HTML5
9 8 (7.84%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 23 (22.55%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (2.94%) Fintech
3 2 (1.96%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (1.96%) Public Cloud
3 2 (1.96%) Video\Live Streaming
4 1 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.98%) Clustering
4 1 (0.98%) PKI
4 1 (0.98%) Robotics
4 1 (0.98%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 63 (61.76%) Linux
2 27 (26.47%) Unix
3 18 (17.65%) CentOS
4 13 (12.75%) Solaris
5 10 (9.80%) Windows
6 5 (4.90%) CoreOS
7 3 (2.94%) DC/OS
7 3 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.94%) Ubuntu
7 3 (2.94%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.96%) Debian
8 2 (1.96%) Mesosphere
8 2 (1.96%) RancherOS
9 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (81.37%) DevOps
2 56 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (41.18%) Configuration Management
4 37 (36.27%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (32.35%) Continuous Delivery
6 28 (27.45%) Scrum
7 20 (19.61%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (18.63%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 17 (16.67%) Service Management
10 16 (15.69%) BDD
10 16 (15.69%) Load Balancing
11 15 (14.71%) Coaching
12 12 (11.76%) Domain-Driven Design
12 12 (11.76%) Software Engineering
13 11 (10.78%) OWASP
13 11 (10.78%) TDD
14 9 (8.82%) Open Source
15 8 (7.84%) MVC
15 8 (7.84%) Test Automation
16 6 (5.88%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 62 (60.78%) Java
2 39 (38.24%) Python
3 37 (36.27%) Groovy
4 29 (28.43%) Bash Shell
5 22 (21.57%) Ruby
6 17 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 14 (13.73%) Go
8 8 (7.84%) ES6
8 8 (7.84%) Scala
8 8 (7.84%) TypeScript
9 7 (6.86%) SQL
10 5 (4.90%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.94%) Perl
12 1 (0.98%) C#
12 1 (0.98%) C++
12 1 (0.98%) R
12 1 (0.98%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (18.63%) Security Cleared
2 18 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.98%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.98%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.98%) MCSA
4 1 (0.98%) MCSE
4 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.73%) GCP
2 7 (6.86%) QA
3 3 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 101 (99.02%) Docker
2 17 (16.67%) vCloud
3 16 (15.69%) Postfix
3 16 (15.69%) Squid
4 15 (14.71%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.96%) etcd
5 2 (1.96%) flannel
5 2 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.98%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.98%) KVM
6 1 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.98%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 79 (77.45%) Kubernetes
2 56 (54.90%) Ansible
3 48 (47.06%) Puppet
4 38 (37.25%) Terraform
5 33 (32.35%) Rancher
6 29 (28.43%) Mesos
7 28 (27.45%) Opscode Chef
8 16 (15.69%) Kibana
8 16 (15.69%) logstash
8 16 (15.69%) ZABBIX
9 15 (14.71%) Rsyslog
9 15 (14.71%) Sysdig
10 8 (7.84%) Consul
11 7 (6.86%) Packer
12 4 (3.92%) Marathon
13 2 (1.96%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 2 (1.96%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 2 (1.96%) Prometheus
13 2 (1.96%) Rundeck
13 2 (1.96%) Salt
Vendors
1 25 (24.51%) VMware
2 17 (16.67%) Sonatype
3 14 (13.73%) Atlassian
3 14 (13.73%) Oracle
4 8 (7.84%) AppDynamics
4 8 (7.84%) Splunk
5 5 (4.90%) Google
6 2 (1.96%) hybris
6 2 (1.96%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.96%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.96%) SAP
7 1 (0.98%) Citrix
7 1 (0.98%) IBM
7 1 (0.98%) New Relic