Period
to 27 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Kubernetes skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Kubernetes over the 6 months to 27 May 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.

Google Kubernetes (K8s)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 148 172
Rank change year-on-year +48 +24 -
Contract jobs citing Kubernetes 71 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.80% 0.10% 0.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.82% 1.07% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 4 5
Berkshire median daily rate £485 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.12% +1.19% -
10th Percentile £390 £400 £408
90th Percentile £595 £485 £490
South East median daily rate £490 £500 £625
% change year-on-year -2.00% -20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £55.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £55.00 - -

Kubernetes is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 554 373 563
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 14.08% 9.79% 11.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 196 315
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £431 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.45% +3.92% +10.67%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £288
90th Percentile £588 £613 £525
South East median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 36 17
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £12.00 £55.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.67% -78.40% +236.67%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £19.25
90th Percentile £57.00 £55.33 £63.00
South East median hourly rate £16.81 £17.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -3.96% -46.15% +75.68%

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Kubernetes as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in Berkshire

Kubernetes
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Kubernetes in Berkshire

Kubernetes
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Kubernetes in Berkshire over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kubernetes in Berkshire

Kubernetes
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kubernetes within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 27 May 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
Newbury - 24 £480 -
Maidenhead +9 12 £418 +4.38% 3
Reading +10 11 £513 +10.81% 5
Bracknell - 4 £525 - 2
Slough - 3 - -
Kubernetes
South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Kubernetes 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 67 (94.37%) Docker
2 57 (80.28%) DevOps
3 44 (61.97%) Python
4 42 (59.15%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (57.75%) Amazon AWS
6 39 (54.93%) Ansible
7 37 (52.11%) Linux
8 35 (49.30%) Jenkins
9 34 (47.89%) Node.js
10 33 (46.48%) Configuration Management
11 30 (42.25%) Bash Shell
12 29 (40.85%) Linux Command Line
13 27 (38.03%) Puppet
14 25 (35.21%) Opscode Chef
14 25 (35.21%) Terraform
15 23 (32.39%) Telecoms
16 22 (30.99%) JIRA
16 22 (30.99%) Confluence
17 21 (29.58%) AWS Lambda
17 21 (29.58%) Serverless
18 20 (28.17%) AWS CloudFormation
18 20 (28.17%) Red Hat
19 19 (26.76%) Amazon EC2
19 19 (26.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 18 (25.35%) Unix
20 18 (25.35%) Windows
20 18 (25.35%) Packer
20 18 (25.35%) Salt
21 17 (23.94%) Git (software)
22 15 (21.13%) OpenStack

Kubernetes
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 22 (30.99%) Confluence
2 15 (21.13%) OpenStack
3 12 (16.90%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.41%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 9 (12.68%) HipChat
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 41 (57.75%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (29.58%) AWS Lambda
2 21 (29.58%) Serverless
3 20 (28.17%) AWS CloudFormation
4 19 (26.76%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (5.63%) OpenShift
5 4 (5.63%) PaaS
6 3 (4.23%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (4.23%) IaaS
7 2 (2.82%) CloudBees
8 1 (1.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (1.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (1.41%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.41%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (1.41%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.90%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (2.82%) Internet
3 1 (1.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.72%) NoSQL
2 12 (16.90%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (4.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (2.82%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.41%) Big Data
5 1 (1.41%) Redis
Development Applications
1 35 (49.30%) Jenkins
2 22 (30.99%) JIRA
3 17 (23.94%) Git (software)
4 13 (18.31%) Vagrant
5 12 (16.90%) Cucumber
6 10 (14.08%) Bitbucket
7 9 (12.68%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.41%) Checkstyle
8 1 (1.41%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.41%) Gradle
8 1 (1.41%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.41%) JUnit
8 1 (1.41%) Maven
8 1 (1.41%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.41%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.41%) Subversion
General
1 23 (32.39%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.41%) Finance
2 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 41 (57.75%) DevOps Engineer
2 28 (39.44%) AWS Engineer
3 27 (38.03%) AWS DevOps
3 27 (38.03%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 14 (19.72%) Architect
5 13 (18.31%) Network Architect
6 10 (14.08%) Automation Architect
7 9 (12.68%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 8 (11.27%) Cloud Architect
9 7 (9.86%) Virtualisation Architect
10 3 (4.23%) Consultant
10 3 (4.23%) Senior DevOps
10 3 (4.23%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 2 (2.82%) Azure Engineer
11 2 (2.82%) Developer
11 2 (2.82%) DevOps Consultant
11 2 (2.82%) Lead DevOps
12 1 (1.41%) Java Developer
12 1 (1.41%) Security Architect
12 1 (1.41%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (47.89%) Node.js
2 3 (4.23%) Web Services
3 2 (2.82%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.82%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (2.82%) React
3 2 (2.82%) REST
3 2 (2.82%) Swagger
4 1 (1.41%) .NET
4 1 (1.41%) CSS
4 1 (1.41%) HTML
4 1 (1.41%) HTML5
4 1 (1.41%) JSF
4 1 (1.41%) LAMP
4 1 (1.41%) Meteor
4 1 (1.41%) PhoneGap
4 1 (1.41%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.41%) Spring
4 1 (1.41%) Spring MVC
4 1 (1.41%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 29 (40.85%) Linux Command Line
2 9 (12.68%) iPad
3 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.41%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (52.11%) Linux
2 19 (26.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (25.35%) Unix
3 18 (25.35%) Windows
4 3 (4.23%) CentOS
5 2 (2.82%) Amazon Linux
5 2 (2.82%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (80.28%) DevOps
2 42 (59.15%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (46.48%) Configuration Management
4 11 (15.49%) E-Commerce
4 11 (15.49%) Use Case
4 11 (15.49%) Web Development
5 10 (14.08%) Coaching
6 9 (12.68%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 8 (11.27%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (11.27%) Network Virtualisation
8 4 (5.63%) Migration
9 3 (4.23%) Deployment Automation
9 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (4.23%) Test Automation
10 2 (2.82%) B2C
10 2 (2.82%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (2.82%) Open Source
10 2 (2.82%) Scrum
11 1 (1.41%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (1.41%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 44 (61.97%) Python
2 30 (42.25%) Bash Shell
3 15 (21.13%) Java
4 13 (18.31%) Groovy
4 13 (18.31%) JavaScript
5 11 (15.49%) Ruby
6 2 (2.82%) Go
6 2 (2.82%) PHP
6 2 (2.82%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.41%) C++
7 1 (1.41%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 5 (7.04%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.41%) Degree
2 1 (1.41%) Master's Degree
2 1 (1.41%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) GCP
System Software
1 67 (94.37%) Docker
2 14 (19.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.23%) oVirt
3 3 (4.23%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 39 (54.93%) Ansible
2 27 (38.03%) Puppet
3 25 (35.21%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (35.21%) Terraform
4 18 (25.35%) Packer
4 18 (25.35%) Salt
5 2 (2.82%) Kibana
6 1 (1.41%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 20 (28.17%) Red Hat
2 15 (21.13%) VMware
3 11 (15.49%) Oracle
4 9 (12.68%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.82%) Google
5 2 (2.82%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.41%) Adobe
6 1 (1.41%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.41%) ForgeRock
6 1 (1.41%) Mercator