Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Docker skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Docker over the 6 months to 23 November 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
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 100 380
Rank change year-on-year +43 +280 +452
Contract jobs citing Docker 3785 2443 680
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.67% 2.32% 0.60%
As % of the System Software category 29.12% 18.82% 5.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2876 1724 506
UK median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £381 £369 £346
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £440 £450
% change year-on-year +5.68% -2.22% +30.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 3
UK median hourly rate £45.00 - £50.00
10th Percentile £35.00 - £44.00
90th Percentile £54.91 - £62.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - £50.00

Docker is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 13000 12984 11597
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.61% 12.33% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 8435 8137 6604
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% +9.63%
10th Percentile £156 £170 £158
90th Percentile £613 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +7.14% +4.48% +4.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 728 885 1246
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.50 £10.07
90th Percentile £47.08 £42.00 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year - -6.25% +6.58%

Docker
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Docker as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Docker in the UK

Docker
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Docker.

Contractor daily rate trend for Docker in the UK

Docker
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Docker over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Docker in the UK

Docker
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Docker.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Docker in the UK

Docker
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Docker over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Docker in the UK

Docker
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Docker within the UK over the 6 months to 23 November 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 +43 3639 £524 +4.80% 591
London +20 2361 £535 +4.39% 353
UK excluding London +109 1391 £465 +5.68% 251
South East +111 502 £475 +5.56% 50
North of England +130 343 £460 +8.24% 78
Midlands +27 186 £493 +9.44% 30
Yorkshire +54 168 £450 - 30
North West +119 159 £479 +16.06% 44
East of England +58 143 £500 - 59
South West +8 111 £425 -0.70% 20
East Midlands +3 95 £419 -1.47% 12
Scotland +48 92 £400 -2.74% 13
West Midlands +36 91 £510 +8.80% 18
North East +72 27 £625 +47.06% 4
Northern Ireland - 16 £469 -
Wales +1 12 £425 -5.56% 1

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Docker 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.

1 2087 (55.14%) DevOps
2 1926 (50.89%) Agile Software Development
3 1735 (45.84%) Java
4 1590 (42.01%) Jenkins
5 1557 (41.14%) Amazon AWS
6 1542 (40.74%) Linux
7 1274 (33.66%) Python
8 1234 (32.60%) Ansible
9 1174 (31.02%) Kubernetes
10 1151 (30.41%) Git (software)
11 978 (25.84%) Puppet
12 969 (25.60%) Microservices
13 898 (23.73%) TDD
14 887 (23.43%) Continuous Integration
15 739 (19.52%) JavaScript
16 688 (18.18%) Terraform
17 658 (17.38%) Node.js
18 651 (17.20%) Opscode Chef
19 634 (16.75%) Scrum
20 607 (16.04%) Spring
21 592 (15.64%) Bash Shell
22 590 (15.59%) JIRA
23 572 (15.11%) Configuration Management
24 567 (14.98%) Web Services
25 548 (14.48%) PostgreSQL
26 524 (13.84%) MongoDB
27 520 (13.74%) BDD
28 511 (13.50%) Finance
29 506 (13.37%) REST
30 457 (12.07%) NoSQL

Docker
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
1 449 (11.86%) Confluence
2 274 (7.24%) Apache
3 249 (6.58%) Elasticsearch
4 228 (6.02%) Apache Spark
5 203 (5.36%) Tomcat
6 169 (4.46%) nginx
7 147 (3.88%) OpenStack
8 120 (3.17%) JBoss
9 105 (2.77%) Cloud Foundry
10 92 (2.43%) Apache Solr
11 69 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 60 (1.59%) WebLogic
13 40 (1.06%) WebSphere
14 32 (0.85%) CMS
15 31 (0.82%) IIS
16 23 (0.61%) Jetty
17 17 (0.45%) WordPress
18 13 (0.34%) Mule
18 13 (0.34%) WildFly
19 11 (0.29%) GlassFish
Applications
1 26 (0.69%) HipChat
2 7 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.13%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.079%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.079%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.079%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.026%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.026%) GIMP
5 1 (0.026%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 37 (0.98%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.079%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.053%) Magento
4 1 (0.026%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.026%) OpenText Process Suite
4 1 (0.026%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.026%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.026%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1557 (41.14%) Amazon AWS
2 455 (12.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 290 (7.66%) Amazon EC2
4 288 (7.61%) GitHub
5 203 (5.36%) Amazon S3
6 194 (5.13%) AWS CloudFormation
7 193 (5.10%) OpenShift
8 159 (4.20%) PaaS
9 157 (4.15%) Serverless
10 152 (4.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 148 (3.91%) Google Cloud Platform
12 132 (3.49%) AWS Lambda
13 104 (2.75%) IaaS
14 97 (2.56%) Route 53
15 86 (2.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 77 (2.03%) SaaS
17 72 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
18 69 (1.82%) Amazon ELB
18 69 (1.82%) npm
19 63 (1.66%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 231 (6.10%) HTTP
2 174 (4.60%) TCP/IP
3 119 (3.14%) DNS
4 111 (2.93%) SSL
5 103 (2.72%) Firewall
6 83 (2.19%) Internet
7 69 (1.82%) Kerberos
8 38 (1.00%) VPN
9 33 (0.87%) DSL
10 29 (0.77%) Network Security
11 26 (0.69%) SSH
12 24 (0.63%) LDAP
13 22 (0.58%) WAN
14 21 (0.55%) LAN
15 20 (0.53%) OpenLDAP
16 19 (0.50%) SAN
17 18 (0.48%) DHCP
17 18 (0.48%) OpenVPN
18 17 (0.45%) AMQP
19 15 (0.40%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 548 (14.48%) PostgreSQL
2 524 (13.84%) MongoDB
3 457 (12.07%) NoSQL
4 351 (9.27%) MySQL
5 349 (9.22%) Hadoop
6 319 (8.43%) Big Data
7 234 (6.18%) Relational Database
8 185 (4.89%) SQL Server
9 179 (4.73%) Apache Cassandra
9 179 (4.73%) Redis
10 162 (4.28%) Amazon RDS
11 147 (3.88%) HBase
12 134 (3.54%) RDBMS
13 71 (1.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 48 (1.27%) Oracle Database
15 37 (0.98%) Apache Hive
16 31 (0.82%) DB2
17 30 (0.79%) Couchbase
18 25 (0.66%) Endeca
19 20 (0.53%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1590 (42.01%) Jenkins
2 1151 (30.41%) Git (software)
3 590 (15.59%) JIRA
4 430 (11.36%) Maven
5 300 (7.93%) Cucumber
6 239 (6.31%) Sonatype Nexus
7 226 (5.97%) Selenium
8 198 (5.23%) Bitbucket
9 185 (4.89%) TeamCity
10 180 (4.76%) Vagrant
11 178 (4.70%) JUnit
12 166 (4.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 159 (4.20%) Artifactory
14 158 (4.17%) Gradle
15 144 (3.80%) Subversion
16 141 (3.73%) GitLab
17 134 (3.54%) IntelliJ
18 113 (2.99%) SonarQube
19 94 (2.48%) webpack
20 88 (2.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 511 (13.50%) Finance
2 252 (6.66%) Banking
3 108 (2.85%) Retail
4 106 (2.80%) Marketing
5 103 (2.72%) Telecoms
6 73 (1.93%) Investment Banking
7 65 (1.72%) Manufacturing
8 64 (1.69%) Electronics
9 61 (1.61%) Publishing
10 59 (1.56%) Front Office
11 55 (1.45%) Games
12 23 (0.61%) Advertising
13 22 (0.58%) Retail Banking
14 21 (0.55%) Financial Institution
15 19 (0.50%) Billing
16 15 (0.40%) Law
17 12 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
17 12 (0.32%) Legal
18 6 (0.16%) Digital Economy
18 6 (0.16%) Military
Job Titles
1 1489 (39.34%) Developer
2 1231 (32.52%) DevOps Engineer
3 636 (16.80%) Java Developer
4 412 (10.89%) AWS Engineer
5 387 (10.22%) AWS DevOps
6 316 (8.35%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 220 (5.81%) Senior Developer
8 208 (5.50%) Architect
9 182 (4.81%) Linux Engineer
10 176 (4.65%) JavaScript Developer
11 174 (4.60%) Senior DevOps
12 162 (4.28%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 157 (4.15%) Full Stack Developer
14 153 (4.04%) Scala Developer
15 147 (3.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 128 (3.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 123 (3.25%) Node.js Developer
18 121 (3.20%) Consultant
19 115 (3.04%) Python Developer
20 114 (3.01%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 658 (17.38%) Node.js
2 607 (16.04%) Spring
3 567 (14.98%) Web Services
4 506 (13.37%) REST
5 440 (11.62%) CSS
6 391 (10.33%) HTML
7 379 (10.01%) RESTful
8 373 (9.85%) React
9 355 (9.38%) AngularJS
10 350 (9.25%) Kafka
11 349 (9.22%) Spring Boot
12 282 (7.45%) JSON
13 266 (7.03%) HTML5
14 263 (6.95%) .NET
15 222 (5.87%) Elastic Stack
16 188 (4.97%) Hibernate
17 174 (4.60%) XML
18 172 (4.54%) SOAP
19 158 (4.17%) CSS3
20 148 (3.91%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 177 (4.68%) Greenfield Project
2 126 (3.33%) Fintech
3 122 (3.22%) Analytical Skills
4 121 (3.20%) Public Cloud
5 96 (2.54%) Mobile App
6 80 (2.11%) Algorithms
7 78 (2.06%) Computer Science
8 73 (1.93%) User Experience
9 70 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
10 52 (1.37%) iPad
11 44 (1.16%) Data Centre
11 44 (1.16%) Linux Command Line
12 43 (1.14%) Clustering
13 40 (1.06%) Data Structures
14 34 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
15 32 (0.85%) Virtual Team
16 31 (0.82%) Private Cloud
17 30 (0.79%) Social Media
18 29 (0.77%) Cloud Native
19 28 (0.74%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1542 (40.74%) Linux
2 411 (10.86%) Unix
3 289 (7.64%) Windows
4 287 (7.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 189 (4.99%) CentOS
6 135 (3.57%) Ubuntu
7 78 (2.06%) Android
8 70 (1.85%) CoreOS
9 68 (1.80%) Apple iOS
9 68 (1.80%) Windows Server
10 51 (1.35%) Solaris
11 34 (0.90%) Mac OS X
12 28 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
13 26 (0.69%) Debian
14 22 (0.58%) Windows 10
15 19 (0.50%) Windows 7
16 15 (0.40%) VMS
16 15 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
17 14 (0.37%) AIX
18 12 (0.32%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2087 (55.14%) DevOps
2 1926 (50.89%) Agile Software Development
3 969 (25.60%) Microservices
4 898 (23.73%) TDD
5 887 (23.43%) Continuous Integration
6 634 (16.75%) Scrum
7 572 (15.11%) Configuration Management
8 520 (13.74%) BDD
9 456 (12.05%) Open Source
10 455 (12.02%) Test Automation
11 451 (11.92%) Continuous Delivery
12 333 (8.80%) Software Engineering
13 275 (7.27%) Kanban
14 231 (6.10%) Mentoring
15 222 (5.87%) E-Commerce
16 200 (5.28%) Pair Programming
17 164 (4.33%) SOA
18 162 (4.28%) SDLC
19 155 (4.10%) Load Balancing
20 145 (3.83%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1735 (45.84%) Java
2 1274 (33.66%) Python
3 739 (19.52%) JavaScript
4 592 (15.64%) Bash Shell
5 456 (12.05%) Ruby
6 349 (9.22%) SQL
7 344 (9.09%) Scala
8 249 (6.58%) C#
9 232 (6.13%) Go
10 212 (5.60%) Groovy
11 208 (5.50%) Perl
12 165 (4.36%) Shell Script
13 145 (3.83%) PHP
14 121 (3.20%) ES6
15 108 (2.85%) PowerShell
16 89 (2.35%) TypeScript
17 47 (1.24%) C++
18 42 (1.11%) T-SQL
19 40 (1.06%) Clojure
20 33 (0.87%) R
Qualifications
1 393 (10.38%) Security Cleared
2 293 (7.74%) SC Cleared
3 86 (2.27%) Degree
4 43 (1.14%) AWS Certification
5 39 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
6 19 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
7 17 (0.45%) DBS Check
8 16 (0.42%) RHCE
9 14 (0.37%) DV Cleared
10 10 (0.26%) CTC Cleared
10 10 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (0.18%) Master's Degree
11 7 (0.18%) RHCA
12 6 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (0.16%) MCSE
12 6 (0.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.079%) BC Cleared
13 3 (0.079%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.079%) PhD
13 3 (0.079%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (3.46%) QA
2 39 (1.03%) GCP
3 32 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
4 14 (0.37%) SLA
5 9 (0.24%) GDPR
6 7 (0.18%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.16%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.13%) OASIS TOSCA
9 4 (0.11%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.053%) COBIT
10 2 (0.053%) HL7
11 1 (0.026%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.026%) PSD2
11 1 (0.026%) SEPA
11 1 (0.026%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.026%) WCAG
System Software
1 85 (2.25%) HDFS
2 82 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (1.56%) Active Directory
4 56 (1.48%) Virtual Machines
5 49 (1.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 34 (0.90%) LXC
7 23 (0.61%) Apache Flume
7 23 (0.61%) KVM
7 23 (0.61%) vCloud
8 20 (0.53%) Gluster
8 20 (0.53%) Xen
9 19 (0.50%) etcd
9 19 (0.50%) Squid
10 18 (0.48%) Postfix
11 15 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
12 13 (0.34%) Hyper-V
12 13 (0.34%) VMware NSX
13 12 (0.32%) flannel
13 12 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
13 12 (0.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1234 (32.60%) Ansible
2 1174 (31.02%) Kubernetes
3 978 (25.84%) Puppet
4 688 (18.18%) Terraform
5 651 (17.20%) Opscode Chef
6 155 (4.10%) logstash
7 154 (4.07%) Kibana
8 132 (3.49%) Mesos
9 120 (3.17%) Rancher
10 103 (2.72%) Grafana
11 100 (2.64%) Packer
12 96 (2.54%) Prometheus
13 94 (2.48%) Docker Swarm
14 77 (2.03%) ZABBIX
15 74 (1.96%) Consul
16 71 (1.88%) Nagios
17 45 (1.19%) Salt
18 43 (1.14%) Sysdig
19 39 (1.03%) HAProxy
20 34 (0.90%) Icinga
Vendors
1 295 (7.79%) Oracle
2 226 (5.97%) Red Hat
3 182 (4.81%) VMware
4 177 (4.68%) Google
5 163 (4.31%) Microsoft
5 163 (4.31%) Splunk
6 141 (3.73%) Atlassian
7 96 (2.54%) IBM
8 80 (2.11%) SAP
9 64 (1.69%) SaltStack
10 58 (1.53%) New Relic
11 44 (1.16%) AppDynamics
12 32 (0.85%) Tableau
12 32 (0.85%) WSO2
13 29 (0.77%) Hortonworks
14 28 (0.74%) Rackspace
15 27 (0.71%) ATG
15 27 (0.71%) Cloudera
16 22 (0.58%) TIBCO
16 22 (0.58%) webMethods