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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 149 395
Rank change year-on-year +74 +246  
Contract jobs citing Docker 1385 897 256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.99% 1.69% 0.46%
As % of the System Software category 26.83% 13.41% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1018 661 192
Median daily rate £500 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £385 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.77% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £56.35 - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £61.69 - £47.50

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

Contract System Software Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 5162 6689 5926
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.15% 12.61% 10.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3309 4127 3352
Median daily rate £401 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.31% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 304 468 622
Median hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -27.27% +25.71%  

Docker
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Docker as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 25 June 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
Top 30 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +68 1308 £500 - 440
London +28 822 £525 +5.00% 270
South East +103 146 £475 +5.55% 58
City of London +53 127 £525 - 55
South West +39 70 £425 -5.55% 15
West Midlands +30 67 £500 +11.35% 16
Yorkshire +10 51 £420 -6.66% 27
North West +52 50 £475 +5.55% 27
Scotland +64 48 £425 -1.44% 11
West Yorkshire +28 47 £420 +4.86% 25
East of England +21 47 £497 -0.55% 18
Edinburgh +39 44 £425 - 5
Leeds +20 40 £408 +1.74% 24
Hampshire +21 35 £450 +16.88% 14
Croydon +10 33 £525 +18.30% 4
East Midlands +4 33 £500 +2.56% 6
West Sussex +45 28 £475 +5.55% 5
Berkshire +36 25 £450 - 11
Manchester +20 25 £475 +2.70% 15
Nottinghamshire +11 23 £500 -4.76% 4
Nottingham +14 20 £500 -4.76% 4
Cheshire +43 19 £475 -2.56% 7
Birmingham +33 19 £550 +44.26% 6
Somerset +12 19 £425 +13.33% 1
Milton Keynes +3 19 £375 -16.66% 7
Buckinghamshire +1 19 £375 -16.66% 7
Shropshire -4 19 £500 +13.63% 2
Telford -5 17 £500 +12.48% 2
Devon - 17 £425 -
Wiltshire +9 16 £425 -29.16% 6

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 1511 (58.34%) DevOps
2 1319 (50.93%) Agile Software Development
3 1262 (48.73%) Linux
4 1090 (42.08%) Java
5 1028 (39.69%) Amazon AWS
6 916 (35.37%) Puppet
7 909 (35.10%) Jenkins
8 879 (33.94%) Ansible
9 868 (33.51%) Python
10 813 (31.39%) Git (software)
11 703 (27.14%) Kubernetes
12 677 (26.14%) Microservices
13 614 (23.71%) Continuous Integration
14 513 (19.81%) TDD
15 491 (18.96%) Configuration Management
16 475 (18.34%) Opscode Chef
17 461 (17.80%) JavaScript
18 457 (17.64%) Open Source
19 440 (16.99%) Ruby
20 434 (16.76%) Node.js
21 422 (16.29%) Bash Shell
22 396 (15.29%) Scrum
23 379 (14.63%) MongoDB
24 377 (14.56%) Test Automation
25 358 (13.82%) PostgreSQL
26 353 (13.63%) Spring
27 351 (13.55%) CSS
28 343 (13.24%) Terraform
29 336 (12.97%) Security Cleared
30 324 (12.51%) REST

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
1 254 (9.81%) Elasticsearch
2 235 (9.07%) Apache
3 223 (8.61%) Confluence
4 153 (5.91%) nginx
5 139 (5.37%) Tomcat
6 119 (4.59%) OpenStack
7 96 (3.71%) JBoss
8 92 (3.55%) Apache Spark
9 73 (2.82%) WebLogic
10 61 (2.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 35 (1.35%) Cloud Foundry
12 28 (1.08%) WebSphere
13 23 (0.89%) Apache Solr
14 19 (0.73%) CMS
15 17 (0.66%) WordPress
16 14 (0.54%) IIS
17 13 (0.50%) Apache Pig
18 11 (0.42%) Hubot
19 9 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
20 6 (0.23%) Jetty
Applications
1 11 (0.42%) HipChat
2 1 (0.039%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.039%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 31 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 19 (0.73%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.19%) SAP Hybris
4 4 (0.15%) NetSuite
4 4 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.039%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.039%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1028 (39.69%) Amazon AWS
2 304 (11.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 205 (7.92%) GitHub
4 157 (6.06%) Amazon EC2
5 147 (5.68%) PaaS
6 139 (5.37%) OpenShift
7 116 (4.48%) AWS CloudFormation
8 91 (3.51%) Amazon S3
9 77 (2.97%) IaaS
10 65 (2.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 61 (2.36%) Cloud Computing
11 61 (2.36%) Google Cloud Platform
12 54 (2.08%) SaaS
13 47 (1.81%) AWS Lambda
14 37 (1.43%) Amazon SQS
15 33 (1.27%) Amazon ELB
16 30 (1.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 30 (1.16%) Route 53
17 28 (1.08%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 27 (1.04%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 221 (8.53%) HTTP
2 124 (4.79%) TCP/IP
3 103 (3.98%) DNS
4 98 (3.78%) SSL
5 87 (3.36%) Firewall
6 51 (1.97%) Internet
7 41 (1.58%) VPN
8 32 (1.24%) LDAP
9 31 (1.20%) HTTPS
10 29 (1.12%) Kerberos
11 25 (0.97%) WAN
12 24 (0.93%) LAN
13 18 (0.69%) SSH
14 15 (0.58%) Network Security
14 15 (0.58%) OpenLDAP
15 12 (0.46%) OpenVPN
16 11 (0.42%) Wireshark
17 9 (0.35%) AMQP
17 9 (0.35%) SNMP
18 7 (0.27%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 379 (14.63%) MongoDB
2 358 (13.82%) PostgreSQL
3 271 (10.46%) NoSQL
4 223 (8.61%) MySQL
5 203 (7.84%) Hadoop
6 164 (6.33%) Big Data
7 151 (5.83%) Apache Cassandra
8 137 (5.29%) Relational Database
9 105 (4.05%) SQL Server
10 101 (3.90%) Redis
11 68 (2.63%) HBase
12 57 (2.20%) RDBMS
13 52 (2.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 49 (1.89%) Apache Hive
15 48 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
16 38 (1.47%) Oracle Database
17 18 (0.69%) DB2
17 18 (0.69%) Endeca
17 18 (0.69%) RethinkDB
18 16 (0.62%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 909 (35.10%) Jenkins
2 813 (31.39%) Git (software)
3 318 (12.28%) JIRA
4 256 (9.88%) Maven
5 172 (6.64%) Selenium
6 166 (6.41%) Cucumber
7 148 (5.71%) Vagrant
8 143 (5.52%) IntelliJ
9 142 (5.48%) JUnit
10 122 (4.71%) Bitbucket
11 110 (4.25%) Subversion
12 97 (3.75%) Gradle
13 93 (3.59%) Sonatype Nexus
14 92 (3.55%) TeamCity
15 82 (3.17%) Artifactory
16 76 (2.93%) GitLab
17 73 (2.82%) Ant
18 59 (2.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 57 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
20 53 (2.05%) Eclipse
General
1 258 (9.96%) Finance
2 136 (5.25%) Banking
3 97 (3.75%) Retail
4 54 (2.08%) Telecoms
5 52 (2.01%) Marketing
6 32 (1.24%) Investment Banking
7 31 (1.20%) Electronics
7 31 (1.20%) Manufacturing
8 29 (1.12%) Games
9 20 (0.77%) Front Office
10 14 (0.54%) Publishing
10 14 (0.54%) Retail Banking
11 13 (0.50%) Back Office
11 13 (0.50%) Financial Institution
12 11 (0.42%) Law
13 10 (0.39%) Billing
14 9 (0.35%) Legal
15 6 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
16 5 (0.19%) Military
16 5 (0.19%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 903 (34.86%) Developer
2 831 (32.08%) DevOps Engineer
3 358 (13.82%) Java Developer
4 257 (9.92%) AWS DevOps
5 244 (9.42%) AWS Engineer
6 231 (8.92%) Architect
7 207 (7.99%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 169 (6.53%) Linux Engineer
9 146 (5.64%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 139 (5.37%) Senior Developer
11 119 (4.59%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 114 (4.40%) Consultant
13 112 (4.32%) Scala Developer
14 106 (4.09%) Senior DevOps
15 90 (3.47%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 83 (3.20%) Java Engineer
17 81 (3.13%) Node.js Developer
18 79 (3.05%) DevOps Consultant
19 76 (2.93%) JavaScript Developer
20 75 (2.90%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 434 (16.76%) Node.js
2 353 (13.63%) Spring
3 351 (13.55%) CSS
4 324 (12.51%) REST
5 316 (12.20%) HTML
6 284 (10.97%) Web Services
7 236 (9.11%) Kafka
8 234 (9.03%) AngularJS
8 234 (9.03%) JSON
9 218 (8.42%) RESTful
10 205 (7.92%) Elastic Stack
11 195 (7.53%) XML
12 174 (6.72%) HTML5
13 158 (6.10%) React
14 149 (5.75%) Spring Boot
15 141 (5.44%) Play Framework
16 131 (5.06%) .NET
17 117 (4.52%) SOAP
18 116 (4.48%) RabbitMQ
19 114 (4.40%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 124 (4.79%) Greenfield Project
2 83 (3.20%) Public Cloud
3 69 (2.66%) Analytical Skills
4 56 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
5 54 (2.08%) Fintech
6 53 (2.05%) Computer Science
7 43 (1.66%) User Experience
8 41 (1.58%) Linux Command Line
9 36 (1.39%) Data Centre
10 32 (1.24%) Private Cloud
11 27 (1.04%) iPad
11 27 (1.04%) Social Media
12 26 (1.00%) Mobile App
13 21 (0.81%) Management Information System
14 19 (0.73%) Hybrid Cloud
14 19 (0.73%) Video on Demand
14 19 (0.73%) Virtual Team
15 18 (0.69%) PKI
16 15 (0.58%) Algorithms
16 15 (0.58%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1262 (48.73%) Linux
2 303 (11.70%) Unix
3 248 (9.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 241 (9.31%) Windows
5 227 (8.76%) CentOS
6 141 (5.44%) Ubuntu
7 58 (2.24%) CoreOS
8 40 (1.54%) Android
9 35 (1.35%) Windows Server
10 34 (1.31%) Apple iOS
11 28 (1.08%) Solaris
12 22 (0.85%) AIX
13 20 (0.77%) SUSE
14 19 (0.73%) Mac OS X
15 18 (0.69%) VMS
16 17 (0.66%) Debian
17 14 (0.54%) Mac OS
18 13 (0.50%) Amazon Linux
19 11 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
20 6 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1511 (58.34%) DevOps
2 1319 (50.93%) Agile Software Development
3 677 (26.14%) Microservices
4 614 (23.71%) Continuous Integration
5 513 (19.81%) TDD
6 491 (18.96%) Configuration Management
7 457 (17.64%) Open Source
8 396 (15.29%) Scrum
9 377 (14.56%) Test Automation
10 270 (10.42%) BDD
11 258 (9.96%) Software Engineering
12 249 (9.61%) Continuous Delivery
13 169 (6.53%) Kanban
14 163 (6.29%) E-Commerce
15 129 (4.98%) SOA
16 118 (4.56%) Continuous Deployment
17 110 (4.25%) Mentoring
18 104 (4.02%) SDLC
19 103 (3.98%) Web Development
20 97 (3.75%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1090 (42.08%) Java
2 868 (33.51%) Python
3 461 (17.80%) JavaScript
4 440 (16.99%) Ruby
5 422 (16.29%) Bash Shell
6 268 (10.35%) SQL
7 263 (10.15%) Scala
8 204 (7.88%) Perl
9 161 (6.22%) Go
10 134 (5.17%) PHP
11 123 (4.75%) C#
12 88 (3.40%) Shell Script
13 71 (2.74%) C
14 64 (2.47%) Groovy
15 62 (2.39%) PowerShell
16 40 (1.54%) ES6
17 34 (1.31%) C++
18 19 (0.73%) Clojure
18 19 (0.73%) T-SQL
19 16 (0.62%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 336 (12.97%) Security Cleared
2 299 (11.54%) SC Cleared
3 87 (3.36%) Degree
4 25 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
5 22 (0.85%) DV Cleared
6 19 (0.73%) CESG Certified Professional
7 17 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
8 13 (0.50%) AWS Certification
8 13 (0.50%) Master's Degree
9 8 (0.31%) RHCE
10 7 (0.27%) CISSP
10 7 (0.27%) CLAS
11 6 (0.23%) RHCA
12 5 (0.19%) BC Cleared
12 5 (0.19%) OCP
12 5 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
13 4 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.12%) DBS Check
14 3 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
15 2 (0.077%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (2.39%) QA
2 24 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
3 13 (0.50%) Dodd-Frank
3 13 (0.50%) EMIR
3 13 (0.50%) MiFID
4 10 (0.39%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.39%) SLA
5 8 (0.31%) JSP 440
6 6 (0.23%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.23%) GCP
7 4 (0.15%) WCAG
8 2 (0.077%) HL7
8 2 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.039%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.039%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.039%) Solvency II
System Software
1 83 (3.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (1.93%) Virtual Machines
3 43 (1.66%) Active Directory
4 35 (1.35%) LXC
5 32 (1.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 29 (1.12%) HDFS
6 29 (1.12%) KVM
7 26 (1.00%) vSphere
8 25 (0.97%) etcd
8 25 (0.97%) flannel
8 25 (0.97%) Xen
9 18 (0.69%) Squid
9 18 (0.69%) vCloud
10 15 (0.58%) VirtualBox
11 12 (0.46%) Postfix
12 10 (0.39%) Ceph
12 10 (0.39%) GlusterFS
12 10 (0.39%) SkyDNS
13 8 (0.31%) Gluster
14 7 (0.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 916 (35.37%) Puppet
2 879 (33.94%) Ansible
3 703 (27.14%) Kubernetes
4 475 (18.34%) Opscode Chef
5 343 (13.24%) Terraform
6 126 (4.86%) Kibana
7 114 (4.40%) logstash
8 108 (4.17%) Mesos
9 82 (3.17%) Nagios
10 70 (2.70%) Rancher
11 68 (2.63%) Grafana
12 63 (2.43%) Graphite
13 59 (2.28%) HAProxy
14 57 (2.20%) Docker Swarm
15 56 (2.16%) ZABBIX
16 54 (2.08%) Consul
17 52 (2.01%) Prometheus
18 47 (1.81%) Packer
19 28 (1.08%) rkt
19 28 (1.08%) Salt
Vendors
1 245 (9.46%) Oracle
2 214 (8.26%) Red Hat
3 207 (7.99%) VMware
4 126 (4.86%) Splunk
5 109 (4.21%) Google
5 109 (4.21%) Microsoft
6 65 (2.51%) Atlassian
7 64 (2.47%) AppDynamics
8 57 (2.20%) SaltStack
9 55 (2.12%) IBM
10 48 (1.85%) SAP
11 46 (1.78%) New Relic
12 36 (1.39%) WSO2
13 30 (1.16%) ATG
13 30 (1.16%) webMethods
14 27 (1.04%) Cloudera
15 24 (0.93%) TIBCO
16 23 (0.89%) Apigee
17 21 (0.81%) Hortonworks
18 20 (0.77%) Sonatype
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £525 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
FRG Technology Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £535.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Rate: From £450 to £500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: Day rate only
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Square One Resources
Rate: From £600 to £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Square One Resources
Rate: From £600 to £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
PBIT Consultants
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £480 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Square One Resources
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Difrent
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £500 per annum 6 months
Posted: 5 days ago
Northern Ireland
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Bentley Whitaker
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago