Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 80 76
Rank change year-on-year +35 -4 +42
Contract jobs citing Docker 69 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.56% 1.05% 1.19%
As % of the System Software category 35.57% 10.08% 10.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 7 10
Wales median daily rate £450 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +20.00%
10th Percentile £325 £154 £325
90th Percentile £575 £475 £508
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £57.50 £47.00 -
% change year-on-year +22.34% - -

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 194 119 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 12.82% 10.39% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 77 63
Wales median daily rate £413 £188 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +119.41% -46.29% -
10th Percentile £181 £130 £124
90th Percentile £575 £425 £505
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 30
Wales median hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.24% +11.54% +13.04%
10th Percentile £10.13 £10.30 £10.50
90th Percentile £15.00 £20.24 £77.50
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £16.81 £16.29
% change year-on-year -4.79% +3.16% +1.81%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +17 55 £450 +12.50% 20
West Wales - 10 £505 - 1
Docker
UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 40 (57.97%) Java
2 38 (55.07%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (52.17%) Amazon AWS
4 32 (46.38%) Kubernetes
5 31 (44.93%) Python
6 27 (39.13%) DevOps
6 27 (39.13%) Jenkins
7 26 (37.68%) Ansible
7 26 (37.68%) JIRA
8 24 (34.78%) Microsoft Azure
8 24 (34.78%) Confluence
9 20 (28.99%) Opscode Chef
9 20 (28.99%) Git (software)
10 19 (27.54%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (27.54%) Puppet
11 18 (26.09%) Scrum
12 15 (21.74%) Test Automation
13 14 (20.29%) Ruby
13 14 (20.29%) Groovy
13 14 (20.29%) Microservices
14 13 (18.84%) REST
14 13 (18.84%) Maven
14 13 (18.84%) VPN
14 13 (18.84%) ETL
14 13 (18.84%) Perl
15 12 (17.39%) SQL
15 12 (17.39%) Linux
15 12 (17.39%) Configuration Management
15 12 (17.39%) PostgreSQL
15 12 (17.39%) Selenium

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 24 (34.78%) Confluence
2 9 (13.04%) Cloud Foundry
3 7 (10.14%) Apache
4 6 (8.70%) JBoss
5 3 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.90%) Apache Spark
6 2 (2.90%) Gunicorn
7 1 (1.45%) IIS
7 1 (1.45%) nginx
7 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 36 (52.17%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (34.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (10.14%) OpenShift
4 6 (8.70%) PaaS
5 5 (7.25%) GitHub
6 3 (4.35%) IaaS
6 3 (4.35%) NuGet
7 2 (2.90%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (2.90%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (2.90%) Serverless
7 2 (2.90%) Slack
7 2 (2.90%) Trello
8 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.45%) Heroku
8 1 (1.45%) SaaS
8 1 (1.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.84%) VPN
2 8 (11.59%) Extranet
2 8 (11.59%) HTTP
2 8 (11.59%) Intranet
3 6 (8.70%) Internet
4 5 (7.25%) DNS
4 5 (7.25%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.80%) OpenVPN
6 3 (4.35%) AMQP
6 3 (4.35%) SSH
6 3 (4.35%) tcpdump
7 1 (1.45%) DSL
7 1 (1.45%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.39%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (8.70%) Apache Hive
3 6 (8.70%) Big Data
3 6 (8.70%) Hadoop
4 5 (7.25%) SQL Server
5 4 (5.80%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (2.90%) Amazon Aurora
6 2 (2.90%) MySQL
6 2 (2.90%) Redis
7 1 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.45%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.45%) HBase
7 1 (1.45%) Impala
7 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 27 (39.13%) Jenkins
2 26 (37.68%) JIRA
3 20 (28.99%) Git (software)
4 13 (18.84%) Maven
5 12 (17.39%) Cucumber
5 12 (17.39%) Selenium
6 11 (15.94%) SoapUI
7 9 (13.04%) Spinnaker
8 8 (11.59%) SonarQube
8 8 (11.59%) WebDriver
9 5 (7.25%) Ant
9 5 (7.25%) Bitbucket
9 5 (7.25%) Hudson
10 4 (5.80%) Travis CI
10 4 (5.80%) Vagrant
11 3 (4.35%) Artifactory
11 3 (4.35%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (4.35%) Subversion
12 2 (2.90%) Eclipse
12 2 (2.90%) Liquibase
General
1 8 (11.59%) Finance
2 7 (10.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.45%) Electronics
3 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (28.99%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (24.64%) Developer
3 10 (14.49%) Test Automation Engineer
3 10 (14.49%) Test Engineer
4 8 (11.59%) Cloud Engineer
4 8 (11.59%) Python Developer
5 7 (10.14%) Java Developer
6 6 (8.70%) Analyst
6 6 (8.70%) Business Analyst
7 5 (7.25%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) AWS DevOps
8 3 (4.35%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) Azure Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) JavaScript Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) Python Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) Senior DevOps
9 2 (2.90%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.84%) REST
2 9 (13.04%) Flask
3 8 (11.59%) React
3 8 (11.59%) SOAP
3 8 (11.59%) Spring Boot
4 7 (10.14%) Spring
5 6 (8.70%) Elastic Stack
5 6 (8.70%) Middleware
5 6 (8.70%) YAML
6 4 (5.80%) CSS
6 4 (5.80%) Node.js
7 3 (4.35%) Gherkin
7 3 (4.35%) HTML
7 3 (4.35%) LDAP
7 3 (4.35%) Spring Cloud
7 3 (4.35%) Spring Integration
7 3 (4.35%) Thymeleaf
7 3 (4.35%) Web Services
8 2 (2.90%) .NET
8 2 (2.90%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.70%) Digital Media
3 5 (7.25%) Cloud Native
4 3 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (4.35%) User Experience
5 1 (1.45%) Fintech
5 1 (1.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.39%) Linux
2 7 (10.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (5.80%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.90%) Unix
4 2 (2.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (55.07%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (39.13%) DevOps
3 19 (27.54%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (26.09%) Scrum
5 15 (21.74%) Test Automation
6 14 (20.29%) Microservices
7 13 (18.84%) ETL
8 12 (17.39%) Configuration Management
8 12 (17.39%) Continuous Delivery
9 11 (15.94%) Software Engineering
9 11 (15.94%) TDD
10 10 (14.49%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (13.04%) BDD
12 8 (11.59%) API Testing
12 8 (11.59%) Performance Testing
12 8 (11.59%) Workflow
13 6 (8.70%) Process Improvement
13 6 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (8.70%) User Stories
14 5 (7.25%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 40 (57.97%) Java
2 31 (44.93%) Python
3 14 (20.29%) Groovy
3 14 (20.29%) Ruby
4 13 (18.84%) Perl
5 12 (17.39%) SQL
6 10 (14.49%) JavaScript
7 6 (8.70%) Bash Shell
8 5 (7.25%) Java 8
9 4 (5.80%) Go
9 4 (5.80%) PowerShell
10 3 (4.35%) C#
10 3 (4.35%) Java 9
10 3 (4.35%) R
11 2 (2.90%) Scala
12 1 (1.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (15.94%) SC Cleared
1 11 (15.94%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.80%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (4.35%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.45%) CEH
4 1 (1.45%) CREST Certified
4 1 (1.45%) OSCP
System Software
1 3 (4.35%) iptables
1 3 (4.35%) NFS
2 1 (1.45%) etcd
2 1 (1.45%) flannel
Systems Management
1 32 (46.38%) Kubernetes
2 26 (37.68%) Ansible
3 20 (28.99%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (27.54%) Puppet
5 11 (15.94%) Terraform
6 3 (4.35%) logstash
7 2 (2.90%) Kibana
7 2 (2.90%) Nagios
7 2 (2.90%) rkt
8 1 (1.45%) Automic
8 1 (1.45%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (1.45%) Mesos
8 1 (1.45%) Nessus
8 1 (1.45%) Nmap
8 1 (1.45%) Oozie
Vendors
1 7 (10.14%) Red Hat
2 6 (8.70%) AppDynamics
3 5 (7.25%) Atlassian
3 5 (7.25%) Cloudera
3 5 (7.25%) Oracle
4 3 (4.35%) Remedy
5 2 (2.90%) Google
5 2 (2.90%) Hortonworks
5 2 (2.90%) New Relic
5 2 (2.90%) Splunk
6 1 (1.45%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.45%) Qualys
6 1 (1.45%) SAP