Period
to 17 October 2019

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 October 2019 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 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 715 737 792
Rank change year-on-year +22 +55 -44
Contract jobs citing Docker Swarm 92 169 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.16% 0.081%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.74% 1.16% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 135 44
UK median daily rate £566 £565 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.09% +5.12% +2.38%
10th Percentile £387 £436 £382
90th Percentile £688 £675 £709
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +0.05% -0.05% +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 12,462 14,535 11,447
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.65% 14.09% 11.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,417 9,783 7,604
UK median daily rate £500 £498 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.50% +6.13% +9.01%
10th Percentile £275 £290 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £413
% change year-on-year +4.65% +4.24% +5.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 316 390 271
UK median hourly rate £21.15 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.86% - -29.29%
10th Percentile £12.76 £12.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.90 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +19.40% +9.38% -40.74%

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 October 2019.

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 October 2019. 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 +7 87 £566 -0.79% 69
London -12 52 £625 +8.70% 36
UK excluding London +80 38 £500 +0.05% 33
North of England +37 10 £413 -21.43% 8
Midlands +52 9 £556 +23.56% 4
West Midlands +40 9 £556 +14.05% 4
North West +35 8 £413 -28.26% 5
South East +35 8 £450 - 6
East of England +30 4 £550 -3.30% 5
South West -3 4 £419 -4.29% 10
Northern Ireland - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 £594 - 3
Wales +21 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, 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 92 (100.00%) Docker
2 81 (88.04%) Kubernetes
3 66 (71.74%) Jenkins
4 65 (70.65%) AWS
5 61 (66.30%) DevOps
6 52 (56.52%) Terraform
7 49 (53.26%) Ansible
8 46 (50.00%) Python
9 45 (48.91%) Linux
10 43 (46.74%) Agile Software Development
11 32 (34.78%) Git (software)
12 30 (32.61%) Puppet
12 30 (32.61%) Java
12 30 (32.61%) Microservices
13 29 (31.52%) Software Engineering
14 26 (28.26%) Configuration Management
15 25 (27.17%) PostgreSQL
16 24 (26.09%) Azure
16 24 (26.09%) Opscode Chef
17 21 (22.83%) Continuous Integration
18 20 (21.74%) REST
18 20 (21.74%) JavaScript
19 19 (20.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 18 (19.57%) Windows
20 18 (19.57%) GitLab
21 17 (18.48%) Spring Boot
21 17 (18.48%) SQL
21 17 (18.48%) Spring
22 16 (17.39%) Gradle
22 16 (17.39%) AngularJS

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 11 (11.96%) Apache Spark
2 10 (10.87%) Confluence
3 9 (9.78%) SAS
4 8 (8.70%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (7.61%) nginx
5 7 (7.61%) Tomcat
6 6 (6.52%) Apache
7 4 (4.35%) CMS
7 4 (4.35%) WebLogic
8 3 (3.26%) Documentum
8 3 (3.26%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (2.17%) Apache Pig
9 2 (2.17%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (2.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (1.09%) Drupal
10 1 (1.09%) IIS
10 1 (1.09%) OpenStack
10 1 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (1.09%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 65 (70.65%) AWS
2 24 (26.09%) Azure
3 9 (9.78%) Amazon EKS
3 9 (9.78%) AWS Lambda
3 9 (9.78%) Serverless
4 8 (8.70%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (7.61%) Amazon SQS
6 6 (6.52%) GCP
7 5 (5.43%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (5.43%) GitHub
8 4 (4.35%) Amazon ECS
8 4 (4.35%) OpenShift
9 3 (3.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (2.17%) Amazon S3
10 2 (2.17%) Apigee
11 1 (1.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (1.09%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (1.09%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (1.09%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.30%) DNS
2 14 (15.22%) TCP/IP
3 13 (14.13%) HTTP
4 12 (13.04%) FTP
4 12 (13.04%) SSL
5 8 (8.70%) VPN
6 2 (2.17%) Firewall
7 1 (1.09%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (27.17%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (16.30%) NoSQL
3 11 (11.96%) Hadoop
4 10 (10.87%) Amazon Redshift
5 9 (9.78%) Amazon Athena
5 9 (9.78%) Neo4j
5 9 (9.78%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 8 (8.70%) MongoDB
6 8 (8.70%) SQL Server
7 5 (5.43%) Big Data
7 5 (5.43%) RDBMS
7 5 (5.43%) Relational Database
8 4 (4.35%) InterSystems Cache
8 4 (4.35%) Oracle Database
8 4 (4.35%) Redis
9 2 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (2.17%) Apache Hive
9 2 (2.17%) HBase
9 2 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 66 (71.74%) Jenkins
2 32 (34.78%) Git (software)
3 19 (20.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 18 (19.57%) GitLab
5 16 (17.39%) Gradle
6 14 (15.22%) Vagrant
7 12 (13.04%) Gatling
7 12 (13.04%) Geb
7 12 (13.04%) Spock
8 10 (10.87%) CircleCI
8 10 (10.87%) JIRA
8 10 (10.87%) Travis CI
9 9 (9.78%) gulp
10 8 (8.70%) Sonatype Nexus
11 7 (7.61%) Maven
11 7 (7.61%) SonarQube
12 5 (5.43%) Bitbucket
12 5 (5.43%) Cucumber
13 4 (4.35%) Selenium
13 4 (4.35%) TestNG
General
1 6 (6.52%) Finance
2 4 (4.35%) Public Sector
3 3 (3.26%) Banking
4 2 (2.17%) Games
4 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (40.22%) Developer
2 32 (34.78%) DevOps Engineer
3 16 (17.39%) Java Developer
4 14 (15.22%) AWS Engineer
5 11 (11.96%) AWS DevOps
5 11 (11.96%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 7 (7.61%) ETL Developer
7 6 (6.52%) Agile Developer
7 6 (6.52%) Agile Java Developer
7 6 (6.52%) Senior DevOps
8 5 (5.43%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (4.35%) Lead DevOps
9 4 (4.35%) Platform Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) VMware Engineer
10 3 (3.26%) C# Developer
10 3 (3.26%) Consultant
10 3 (3.26%) DevOps Consultant
10 3 (3.26%) Documentum Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (21.74%) REST
2 17 (18.48%) Spring
2 17 (18.48%) Spring Boot
3 16 (17.39%) AngularJS
4 15 (16.30%) HTML
4 15 (16.30%) SOAP
5 14 (15.22%) Node.js
5 14 (15.22%) React
6 13 (14.13%) OAuth
6 13 (14.13%) OAuth2
7 12 (13.04%) Dropwizard
7 12 (13.04%) Guice
7 12 (13.04%) Kafka
7 12 (13.04%) Ratpack
7 12 (13.04%) WireMock
8 10 (10.87%) CSS
8 10 (10.87%) HTML5
9 9 (9.78%) PySpark
9 9 (9.78%) Spark Streaming
9 9 (9.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.35%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (2.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (2.17%) Online Gambling
3 2 (2.17%) Robotics
3 2 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.17%) User Experience
4 1 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.09%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.09%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 45 (48.91%) Linux
2 18 (19.57%) Windows
3 6 (6.52%) CentOS
3 6 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (6.52%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.35%) Ubuntu
4 4 (4.35%) Unix
5 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.17%) DC/OS
7 1 (1.09%) Fedora
7 1 (1.09%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (66.30%) DevOps
2 43 (46.74%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (32.61%) Microservices
4 29 (31.52%) Software Engineering
5 26 (28.26%) Configuration Management
6 21 (22.83%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (16.30%) BDD
7 15 (16.30%) TDD
8 14 (15.22%) Data Science
9 13 (14.13%) Infrastructure as Code
9 13 (14.13%) OWASP
10 12 (13.04%) Domain-Driven Design
11 11 (11.96%) Scrum
11 11 (11.96%) Test Automation
11 11 (11.96%) Translating Business Requirements
12 10 (10.87%) Software Delivery
12 10 (10.87%) Unit Testing
13 9 (9.78%) Data Munging
13 9 (9.78%) ETL
14 8 (8.70%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 46 (50.00%) Python
2 30 (32.61%) Java
3 20 (21.74%) JavaScript
4 17 (18.48%) SQL
5 13 (14.13%) Ruby
5 13 (14.13%) TypeScript
6 12 (13.04%) Bash Shell
6 12 (13.04%) Java 8
7 9 (9.78%) Perl
7 9 (9.78%) Scala
7 9 (9.78%) Shell Script
8 8 (8.70%) ES6
9 7 (7.61%) Go
9 7 (7.61%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.26%) C#
10 3 (3.26%) Groovy
11 2 (2.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (13.04%) SC Cleared
1 12 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 10 (10.87%) AWS Certification
3 4 (4.35%) OCPJP
3 4 (4.35%) Sun Certification
4 3 (3.26%) DBS Check
5 2 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.26%) QA
System Software
1 92 (100.00%) Docker
2 11 (11.96%) VirtualBox
3 5 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.17%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.09%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.09%) Xen
Systems Management
1 81 (88.04%) Kubernetes
2 52 (56.52%) Terraform
3 49 (53.26%) Ansible
4 30 (32.61%) Puppet
5 24 (26.09%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (16.30%) Rancher
7 8 (8.70%) Prometheus
8 7 (7.61%) Salt
9 5 (5.43%) HAProxy
9 5 (5.43%) Packer
9 5 (5.43%) ZABBIX
10 4 (4.35%) Nagios
11 3 (3.26%) Grafana
11 3 (3.26%) Single Sign-On
12 2 (2.17%) Consul
12 2 (2.17%) Graphite
12 2 (2.17%) Mesos
12 2 (2.17%) Opsview
13 1 (1.09%) Hadoop YARN
13 1 (1.09%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 10 (10.87%) Cloudera
1 10 (10.87%) Hortonworks
1 10 (10.87%) IBM
2 9 (9.78%) Datactics
2 9 (9.78%) Informatica
2 9 (9.78%) Oracle
2 9 (9.78%) Palantir
2 9 (9.78%) Talend
2 9 (9.78%) VMware
3 8 (8.70%) Atlassian
4 7 (7.61%) SaltStack
5 5 (5.43%) Splunk
6 4 (4.35%) Microsoft
6 4 (4.35%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.35%) Sun
7 3 (3.26%) Google
7 3 (3.26%) Pega
7 3 (3.26%) TOWER Software
8 2 (2.17%) Mashery
9 1 (1.09%) SoundCloud