Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 17 November 2018 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 > Wales
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 87 79
Rank change year-on-year +45 -8 +27
Contract jobs citing Docker 79 10 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.75% 0.81% 1.68%
As % of the System Software category 35.11% 5.99% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 7 17
Wales median daily rate £425 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £325 £375 £325
90th Percentile £586 £475 £540
UK median daily rate £525 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £38.75 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year -13.89% - -

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 advertised in Wales with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 225 167 164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 13.52% 13.60% 11.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 109 87
Wales median daily rate £400 £250 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -41.18% +25.00%
10th Percentile £174 £123 £141
90th Percentile £575 £438 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 30
Wales median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £12.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +0.81% +17.23%
10th Percentile £10.13 £10.15 £10.50
90th Percentile £31.23 £18.75 £77.50
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year -3.03% +4.76% -1.56%

Docker
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Docker in Wales

Docker
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Docker in Wales

Docker
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Docker in Wales over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Docker in Wales

Docker
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Docker within the Wales region over the 6 months to 17 November 2018. 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
South Wales +31 62 £425 - 12
West Wales - 14 £463 - 2
Docker
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Docker 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for Docker.

1 54 (68.35%) Java
2 40 (50.63%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (46.84%) Amazon AWS
4 35 (44.30%) Kubernetes
5 31 (39.24%) Jenkins
6 29 (36.71%) JIRA
6 29 (36.71%) Python
7 28 (35.44%) Confluence
8 27 (34.18%) DevOps
9 25 (31.65%) Ansible
10 24 (30.38%) Microservices
10 24 (30.38%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (29.11%) Microsoft Azure
12 22 (27.85%) Git (software)
12 22 (27.85%) Scrum
13 20 (25.32%) PostgreSQL
13 20 (25.32%) Spring Boot
14 19 (24.05%) Spring
15 18 (22.78%) Ruby
15 18 (22.78%) Groovy
15 18 (22.78%) Test Automation
15 18 (22.78%) SQL
15 18 (22.78%) REST
16 17 (21.52%) Puppet
17 16 (20.25%) SoapUI
17 16 (20.25%) Opscode Chef
17 16 (20.25%) Selenium
18 15 (18.99%) Maven
18 15 (18.99%) VPN
18 15 (18.99%) Cucumber

Docker
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 28 (35.44%) Confluence
2 8 (10.13%) Cloud Foundry
3 6 (7.59%) Apache
3 6 (7.59%) JBoss
4 2 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.53%) Gunicorn
4 2 (2.53%) IIS
4 2 (2.53%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.27%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.27%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 37 (46.84%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (29.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (11.39%) GitHub
4 7 (8.86%) OpenShift
4 7 (8.86%) PaaS
5 3 (3.80%) IaaS
5 3 (3.80%) Slack
5 3 (3.80%) Trello
6 2 (2.53%) NuGet
6 2 (2.53%) Serverless
7 1 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.27%) Heroku
7 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.99%) VPN
2 9 (11.39%) HTTP
3 8 (10.13%) Extranet
3 8 (10.13%) Intranet
4 7 (8.86%) Internet
5 4 (5.06%) AMQP
5 4 (5.06%) DNS
5 4 (5.06%) OpenVPN
5 4 (5.06%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.53%) DSL
6 2 (2.53%) SSH
6 2 (2.53%) tcpdump
7 1 (1.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.32%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (11.39%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (7.59%) SQL Server
4 5 (6.33%) Apache Hive
4 5 (6.33%) Big Data
4 5 (6.33%) Hadoop
5 4 (5.06%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (3.80%) MySQL
6 3 (3.80%) Redis
7 2 (2.53%) Amazon Aurora
8 1 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.27%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 31 (39.24%) Jenkins
2 29 (36.71%) JIRA
3 22 (27.85%) Git (software)
4 16 (20.25%) Selenium
4 16 (20.25%) SoapUI
5 15 (18.99%) Cucumber
5 15 (18.99%) Maven
6 11 (13.92%) WebDriver
7 9 (11.39%) SonarQube
7 9 (11.39%) Spinnaker
8 5 (6.33%) Bitbucket
9 4 (5.06%) Ant
9 4 (5.06%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (5.06%) Travis CI
9 4 (5.06%) Vagrant
10 3 (3.80%) Artifactory
10 3 (3.80%) Gradle
10 3 (3.80%) Hudson
10 3 (3.80%) Liquibase
10 3 (3.80%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 12 (15.19%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.33%) Finance
3 1 (1.27%) Banking
3 1 (1.27%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 27 (34.18%) Developer
2 18 (22.78%) DevOps Engineer
3 16 (20.25%) Java Developer
4 15 (18.99%) Test Engineer
5 14 (17.72%) Test Automation Engineer
6 8 (10.13%) Cloud Engineer
7 7 (8.86%) Python Developer
8 6 (7.59%) Analyst
8 6 (7.59%) Business Analyst
9 4 (5.06%) Architect
10 3 (3.80%) AWS DevOps
10 3 (3.80%) AWS Engineer
10 3 (3.80%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.80%) Web Engineer
11 2 (2.53%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 2 (2.53%) Azure Engineer
11 2 (2.53%) DevOps Consultant
11 2 (2.53%) Full Stack Developer
11 2 (2.53%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.32%) Spring Boot
2 19 (24.05%) Spring
3 18 (22.78%) REST
4 14 (17.72%) SOAP
5 7 (8.86%) Spring Cloud
5 7 (8.86%) Spring Integration
6 6 (7.59%) Elastic Stack
6 6 (7.59%) Flask
6 6 (7.59%) Middleware
6 6 (7.59%) YAML
7 5 (6.33%) Gherkin
7 5 (6.33%) React
8 4 (5.06%) Node.js
8 4 (5.06%) Thymeleaf
8 4 (5.06%) Web Services
9 3 (3.80%) .NET
9 3 (3.80%) CSS
9 3 (3.80%) OAuth
10 2 (2.53%) LDAP
10 2 (2.53%) Stripes Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.19%) Digital Media
2 6 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.80%) Cloud Native
3 3 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.80%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.72%) Linux
2 6 (7.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (6.33%) Windows
4 4 (5.06%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (50.63%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (34.18%) DevOps
3 24 (30.38%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (30.38%) Microservices
4 22 (27.85%) Scrum
5 18 (22.78%) Test Automation
6 13 (16.46%) ETL
6 13 (16.46%) TDD
7 12 (15.19%) BDD
7 12 (15.19%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (13.92%) API Testing
8 11 (13.92%) Configuration Management
8 11 (13.92%) Performance Testing
9 9 (11.39%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (10.13%) Workflow
11 7 (8.86%) Software Engineering
12 6 (7.59%) Process Improvement
12 6 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (7.59%) User Stories
13 5 (6.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 54 (68.35%) Java
2 29 (36.71%) Python
3 18 (22.78%) Groovy
3 18 (22.78%) Ruby
3 18 (22.78%) SQL
4 12 (15.19%) Perl
5 10 (12.66%) JavaScript
6 7 (8.86%) Bash Shell
6 7 (8.86%) Java 8
7 6 (7.59%) PowerShell
8 4 (5.06%) Go
9 3 (3.80%) C#
9 3 (3.80%) Java 9
9 3 (3.80%) R
10 1 (1.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (10.13%) SC Cleared
1 8 (10.13%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.80%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (3.80%) DBS Check
3 2 (2.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) iptables
1 2 (2.53%) NFS
2 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 35 (44.30%) Kubernetes
2 25 (31.65%) Ansible
3 17 (21.52%) Puppet
4 16 (20.25%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (12.66%) Terraform
6 3 (3.80%) logstash
7 2 (2.53%) Kibana
7 2 (2.53%) Mesos
7 2 (2.53%) Nagios
8 1 (1.27%) Automic
8 1 (1.27%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 7 (8.86%) Atlassian
2 6 (7.59%) AppDynamics
2 6 (7.59%) Red Hat
3 5 (6.33%) Oracle
4 4 (5.06%) Cloudera
5 3 (3.80%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.53%) Hortonworks
6 2 (2.53%) New Relic
6 2 (2.53%) Remedy
6 2 (2.53%) Splunk
7 1 (1.27%) Google