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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 209 513
Rank change year-on-year +123 +304  
Contract jobs citing Docker 1210 642 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.68% 1.19% 0.21%
As % of the System Software category 23.98% 10.90% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 890 478 99
Median daily rate £495 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £416 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £603
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £350
% change year-on-year -10.00% +42.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £46.75 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.75 - £40.00

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 5045 5890 5499
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.15% 10.94% 10.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3208 3585 3024
Median daily rate £400 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £535 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £369 £350
% change year-on-year -5.08% +5.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 355 459 634
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -3.03% +4.10%  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 +114 1152 £500 - 381
London +62 713 £500 - 244
South East +112 147 £475 -5.00% 46
City of London +38 103 £500 - 56
Yorkshire +34 70 £408 -14.21% 17
West Yorkshire +50 57 £400 -11.11% 12
West Midlands +45 56 £464 -4.87% 10
North West +52 42 £450 -14.28% 22
Leeds +37 41 £390 -15.67% 11
South West +29 40 £438 -14.63% 13
East of England +13 40 £550 +9.72% 15
Surrey +17 33 £535 -0.46% 4
East Midlands +18 30 £400 -27.27% 8
Wales - 30 £225 - 3
Berkshire +43 27 £400 -11.11% 10
Manchester +38 27 £475 -13.63% 14
South Wales - 27 £225 - 3
West Sussex +28 24 £494 -1.25% 3
Shropshire +40 22 £500 +2.56%
Telford +49 21 £500 +2.56%
Nottinghamshire +23 20 £388 -29.54% 7
Oxfordshire +14 20 £475 -13.63% 3
Buckinghamshire - 20 £350 - 2
Hampshire +28 19 £425 +21.42% 20
Cardiff - 19 £225 - 1
Milton Keynes - 18 £350 - 1
Essex +9 17 £550 +37.50% 1
Scotland +29 16 £375 +17.18% 9
Nottingham +15 15 £400 -27.27% 6
Croydon +18 14 £550 +15.78% 1

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 1468 (58.35%) DevOps
2 1266 (50.32%) Agile Software Development
3 1171 (46.54%) Linux
4 1067 (42.41%) Java
5 1023 (40.66%) Amazon AWS
6 944 (37.52%) Jenkins
7 893 (35.49%) Puppet
8 855 (33.98%) Ansible
9 767 (30.48%) Git (software)
10 759 (30.17%) Python
11 632 (25.12%) Continuous Integration
12 571 (22.69%) Microservices
13 559 (22.22%) Kubernetes
14 494 (19.63%) JavaScript
15 479 (19.04%) TDD
16 465 (18.48%) Ruby
17 462 (18.36%) Scrum
18 439 (17.45%) Opscode Chef
19 434 (17.25%) Configuration Management
20 420 (16.69%) Bash Shell
21 365 (14.51%) Security Cleared
22 363 (14.43%) Terraform
23 351 (13.95%) PostgreSQL
24 336 (13.35%) Open Source
25 330 (13.12%) JIRA
26 326 (12.96%) REST
27 322 (12.80%) Node.js
27 322 (12.80%) Spring
28 316 (12.56%) HTML
29 301 (11.96%) SC Cleared

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
1 234 (9.30%) Confluence
2 221 (8.78%) Apache
3 215 (8.55%) Elasticsearch
4 146 (5.80%) Tomcat
5 137 (5.45%) nginx
6 129 (5.13%) OpenStack
7 104 (4.13%) Apache Spark
8 65 (2.58%) WebLogic
9 51 (2.03%) JBoss
10 39 (1.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 39 (1.55%) WebSphere
11 32 (1.27%) Cloud Foundry
12 17 (0.68%) Jetty
13 15 (0.60%) WordPress
14 13 (0.52%) Apache Qpid
14 13 (0.52%) IIS
15 12 (0.48%) Apache Pig
16 11 (0.44%) WildFly
17 10 (0.40%) Apache Solr
18 9 (0.36%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 25 (0.99%) MS Excel
2 21 (0.83%) HipChat
3 7 (0.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 25 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 17 (0.68%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
4 5 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.079%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 2 (0.079%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.040%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.040%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1023 (40.66%) Amazon AWS
2 289 (11.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 195 (7.75%) GitHub
4 162 (6.44%) Amazon EC2
5 114 (4.53%) AWS CloudFormation
6 110 (4.37%) PaaS
7 90 (3.58%) Amazon S3
8 79 (3.14%) IaaS
9 69 (2.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 64 (2.54%) OpenShift
11 52 (2.07%) AWS Lambda
12 50 (1.99%) Google Cloud Platform
13 46 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
14 45 (1.79%) Heroku
15 39 (1.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 35 (1.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 33 (1.31%) Route 53
18 32 (1.27%) Amazon EMR
19 31 (1.23%) Amazon ELB
20 28 (1.11%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 171 (6.80%) HTTP
2 102 (4.05%) VPN
3 95 (3.78%) DNS
4 91 (3.62%) Firewall
5 90 (3.58%) TCP/IP
6 63 (2.50%) SSL
7 52 (2.07%) Internet
8 44 (1.75%) LDAP
9 33 (1.31%) OpenLDAP
10 29 (1.15%) SSH
11 27 (1.07%) OpenVPN
12 23 (0.91%) Reverse Proxy
13 20 (0.79%) SNMP
14 19 (0.76%) Wireshark
15 18 (0.72%) AMQP
16 17 (0.68%) HTTPS
16 17 (0.68%) Kerberos
17 16 (0.64%) LAN
17 16 (0.64%) WAN
18 15 (0.60%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 351 (13.95%) PostgreSQL
2 253 (10.06%) MongoDB
3 205 (8.15%) NoSQL
4 199 (7.91%) Hadoop
5 179 (7.11%) MySQL
6 175 (6.96%) Big Data
7 130 (5.17%) Apache Cassandra
8 110 (4.37%) SQL Server
9 107 (4.25%) Relational Database
10 86 (3.42%) Redis
11 75 (2.98%) Amazon RDS
12 65 (2.58%) Oracle Database
13 52 (2.07%) HBase
14 46 (1.83%) Apache Hive
15 43 (1.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 34 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
17 26 (1.03%) Neo4j
18 21 (0.83%) RDBMS
19 20 (0.79%) DB2
20 18 (0.72%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 944 (37.52%) Jenkins
2 767 (30.48%) Git (software)
3 330 (13.12%) JIRA
4 269 (10.69%) Maven
5 184 (7.31%) Vagrant
6 175 (6.96%) Cucumber
7 161 (6.40%) JUnit
8 151 (6.00%) Selenium
9 132 (5.25%) Gradle
10 125 (4.97%) Bitbucket
11 109 (4.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 95 (3.78%) Subversion
13 92 (3.66%) Sonatype Nexus
14 91 (3.62%) IntelliJ
15 79 (3.14%) Mockito
16 71 (2.82%) Ant
16 71 (2.82%) TeamCity
17 64 (2.54%) Hudson
18 54 (2.15%) SonarQube
19 50 (1.99%) gulp
General
1 216 (8.59%) Finance
2 129 (5.13%) Banking
3 89 (3.54%) Retail
4 48 (1.91%) Games
5 41 (1.63%) Telecoms
6 40 (1.59%) Marketing
7 30 (1.19%) Investment Banking
8 26 (1.03%) Publishing
9 25 (0.99%) Electronics
9 25 (0.99%) Manufacturing
10 19 (0.76%) Back Office
11 13 (0.52%) Front Office
11 13 (0.52%) Law
12 11 (0.44%) Financial Institution
12 11 (0.44%) Retail Banking
13 9 (0.36%) Legal
14 8 (0.32%) Advertising
15 5 (0.20%) Online Betting
16 4 (0.16%) Billing
17 3 (0.12%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 885 (35.17%) Developer
2 790 (31.40%) DevOps Engineer
3 398 (15.82%) Java Developer
4 284 (11.29%) AWS DevOps
5 229 (9.10%) AWS Engineer
6 226 (8.98%) Architect
7 145 (5.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 144 (5.72%) Consultant
9 140 (5.56%) Senior Developer
10 129 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
11 110 (4.37%) Senior DevOps
12 106 (4.21%) DevOps Consultant
13 104 (4.13%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 100 (3.97%) Scala Developer
15 85 (3.38%) JavaScript Developer
16 80 (3.18%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 68 (2.70%) Agile Developer
18 64 (2.54%) Java Engineer
19 61 (2.42%) Software Engineer
20 60 (2.38%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 326 (12.96%) REST
2 322 (12.80%) Node.js
2 322 (12.80%) Spring
3 316 (12.56%) HTML
4 290 (11.53%) Web Services
5 283 (11.25%) CSS
6 256 (10.17%) AngularJS
7 193 (7.67%) JSON
8 190 (7.55%) RESTful
9 171 (6.80%) Elastic Stack
10 165 (6.56%) HTML5
11 164 (6.52%) XML
12 163 (6.48%) Kafka
13 131 (5.21%) Spring Boot
14 124 (4.93%) React
15 115 (4.57%) .NET
16 105 (4.17%) Play Framework
17 102 (4.05%) RabbitMQ
18 93 (3.70%) SOAP
19 89 (3.54%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 87 (3.46%) Public Cloud
2 57 (2.27%) Data Centre
3 47 (1.87%) User Experience
4 46 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
5 43 (1.71%) Computer Science
6 41 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
7 37 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
8 34 (1.35%) iPad
9 32 (1.27%) Fintech
10 28 (1.11%) PKI
11 26 (1.03%) Private Cloud
12 21 (0.83%) Social Media
13 18 (0.72%) Mobile App
14 15 (0.60%) Algorithms
15 14 (0.56%) Management Information System
16 12 (0.48%) Hybrid Cloud
16 12 (0.48%) Replication
17 11 (0.44%) Digital Media
17 11 (0.44%) NHS
17 11 (0.44%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1171 (46.54%) Linux
2 250 (9.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 237 (9.42%) CentOS
4 228 (9.06%) Unix
5 210 (8.35%) Windows
6 127 (5.05%) Ubuntu
7 92 (3.66%) CoreOS
8 50 (1.99%) Windows Server
9 35 (1.39%) Android
10 30 (1.19%) AIX
11 29 (1.15%) RancherOS
12 28 (1.11%) Apple iOS
13 21 (0.83%) Mac OS X
14 18 (0.72%) Debian
14 18 (0.72%) Solaris
15 17 (0.68%) SUSE
16 13 (0.52%) VyOS
16 13 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
17 9 (0.36%) Amazon Linux
18 8 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1468 (58.35%) DevOps
2 1266 (50.32%) Agile Software Development
3 632 (25.12%) Continuous Integration
4 571 (22.69%) Microservices
5 479 (19.04%) TDD
6 462 (18.36%) Scrum
7 434 (17.25%) Configuration Management
8 336 (13.35%) Open Source
9 271 (10.77%) Continuous Delivery
10 262 (10.41%) BDD
11 220 (8.74%) Software Engineering
12 197 (7.83%) Kanban
13 163 (6.48%) E-Commerce
14 122 (4.85%) Mentoring
15 119 (4.73%) OO
16 115 (4.57%) Migration
17 110 (4.37%) Automated Testing
18 103 (4.09%) Load Balancing
19 101 (4.01%) Web Development
20 100 (3.97%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1067 (42.41%) Java
2 759 (30.17%) Python
3 494 (19.63%) JavaScript
4 465 (18.48%) Ruby
5 420 (16.69%) Bash Shell
6 261 (10.37%) Scala
6 261 (10.37%) SQL
7 197 (7.83%) Perl
8 172 (6.84%) Go
9 142 (5.64%) PHP
10 101 (4.01%) Shell Script
11 94 (3.74%) C
12 88 (3.50%) C#
13 85 (3.38%) PowerShell
14 57 (2.27%) Groovy
15 43 (1.71%) C++
16 41 (1.63%) ES6
17 24 (0.95%) Clojure
18 23 (0.91%) Korn
19 16 (0.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 365 (14.51%) Security Cleared
2 301 (11.96%) SC Cleared
3 69 (2.74%) Degree
4 45 (1.79%) DV Cleared
5 33 (1.31%) BPSS Clearance
6 25 (0.99%) AWS Certification
7 14 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 13 (0.52%) CESG Certified Professional
9 9 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
10 8 (0.32%) BC Cleared
10 8 (0.32%) CTC Cleared
11 5 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (0.20%) MCSE
11 5 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.20%) VCDX
12 4 (0.16%) CLAS
12 4 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.12%) CCNA
13 3 (0.12%) CCNP
14 2 (0.079%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (2.42%) QA
2 24 (0.95%) PCI DSS
3 21 (0.83%) MiFID
4 20 (0.79%) Dodd-Frank
4 20 (0.79%) EMIR
5 18 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
6 9 (0.36%) Data Quality
7 7 (0.28%) SLA
8 4 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
8 4 (0.16%) WCAG
9 2 (0.079%) FATCA
9 2 (0.079%) GCP
9 2 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.040%) COBIT
10 1 (0.040%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 76 (3.02%) Virtual Machines
1 76 (3.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (1.83%) Active Directory
3 45 (1.79%) vCloud
4 37 (1.47%) Squid
5 33 (1.31%) vSphere
6 28 (1.11%) LXC
7 26 (1.03%) Postfix
8 25 (0.99%) etcd
8 25 (0.99%) HDFS
9 22 (0.87%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 18 (0.72%) flannel
11 16 (0.64%) Hyper-V
12 12 (0.48%) KVM
12 12 (0.48%) Xen
13 11 (0.44%) Corosync
14 10 (0.40%) NFS
15 9 (0.36%) Gluster
15 9 (0.36%) VirtualBox
16 4 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 893 (35.49%) Puppet
2 855 (33.98%) Ansible
3 559 (22.22%) Kubernetes
4 439 (17.45%) Opscode Chef
5 363 (14.43%) Terraform
6 120 (4.77%) Mesos
7 107 (4.25%) Kibana
8 100 (3.97%) logstash
9 99 (3.93%) Rancher
10 87 (3.46%) Consul
11 75 (2.98%) ZABBIX
12 74 (2.94%) Docker Swarm
12 74 (2.94%) Nagios
13 64 (2.54%) Packer
14 56 (2.23%) HAProxy
15 49 (1.95%) Salt
16 40 (1.59%) rkt
17 35 (1.39%) Marathon
17 35 (1.39%) Sysdig
18 34 (1.35%) Graphite
Vendors
1 239 (9.50%) VMware
2 213 (8.47%) Oracle
3 168 (6.68%) Red Hat
4 120 (4.77%) Splunk
5 110 (4.37%) Atlassian
6 106 (4.21%) Google
7 92 (3.66%) Microsoft
8 88 (3.50%) AppDynamics
9 57 (2.27%) SaltStack
10 41 (1.63%) New Relic
11 36 (1.43%) SAP
12 33 (1.31%) IBM
13 32 (1.27%) Apigee
14 31 (1.23%) Sonatype
15 29 (1.15%) ATG
16 26 (1.03%) CA
17 21 (0.83%) Hortonworks
18 18 (0.72%) Cloudera
18 18 (0.72%) WSO2
19 17 (0.68%) Rackspace
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £300 - £340 per day on a 3 month rolling contract
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
UK
ClearCube Consulting
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day (Negotiable)
Posted: 21 hours ago
Herefordshire
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
ClearCube Consulting
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
Candour Solutions
Rate: Above Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, 6-12 months initial contract, long term program
Posted: Yesterday
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Channel 3 Consulting Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £250-£350
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: market rates
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Computer People
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500 - £530 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Durham, County Durham
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Tiro Partners
Rate: £400.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago