Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 142 157
Rank change year-on-year +41 +15 +21
Contract jobs citing Kubernetes 78 30 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.80% 0.73% 0.38%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.05% 5.93% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 16 15
Berkshire median daily rate £528 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.50% +17.65% -19.05%
10th Percentile £401 £450 £325
90th Percentile £600 £650 £444
South East median daily rate £500 £484 £425
% change year-on-year +3.31% +13.88% -22.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

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 486 506 470
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 11.23% 12.32% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 264 229
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +18.42%
10th Percentile £277 £235 £257
90th Percentile £575 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 31
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £12.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.83% -60.00% -19.12%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £46.00 £25.40 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year +17.24% -49.57% +43.75%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 - 21 £400 - 5
Maidenhead +7 16 £488 -4.88% 2
Reading +4 16 £538 +19.44% 11
Slough -7 7 £513 - 1
Bracknell - 5 £538 -
Kubernetes
South East

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 75 (96.15%) Docker
2 56 (71.79%) DevOps
3 50 (64.10%) Amazon AWS
4 37 (47.44%) Jenkins
5 33 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (35.90%) Microservices
6 28 (35.90%) Terraform
7 26 (33.33%) .NET
8 25 (32.05%) C#
8 25 (32.05%) Scrum
9 24 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (29.49%) Linux
10 23 (29.49%) REST
11 22 (28.21%) Puppet
11 22 (28.21%) MongoDB
11 22 (28.21%) Git (software)
11 22 (28.21%) Kafka
12 21 (26.92%) Elasticsearch
13 20 (25.64%) NoSQL
13 20 (25.64%) RabbitMQ
13 20 (25.64%) .NET Core
14 19 (24.36%) Node.js
14 19 (24.36%) Ansible
15 18 (23.08%) Apache Cassandra
16 16 (20.51%) Python
16 16 (20.51%) JavaScript
17 15 (19.23%) Test Automation
17 15 (19.23%) ASP.NET Web API
18 14 (17.95%) Java
18 14 (17.95%) Microsoft

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 21 (26.92%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (16.67%) Apache Solr
3 10 (12.82%) Apache Spark
3 10 (12.82%) Confluence
4 7 (8.97%) OpenStack
5 5 (6.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (2.56%) Apache
7 1 (1.28%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 50 (64.10%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (14.10%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (12.82%) PaaS
4 10 (12.82%) Serverless
5 9 (11.54%) AWS Lambda
6 8 (10.26%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (8.97%) Amazon S3
8 6 (7.69%) OpenShift
9 5 (6.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (6.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 5 (6.41%) Amazon SQS
9 5 (6.41%) CloudFront
9 5 (6.41%) IaaS
10 4 (5.13%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (3.85%) Apigee
11 3 (3.85%) SaaS
12 2 (2.56%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (2.56%) Route 53
12 2 (2.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.97%) HTTP
2 2 (2.56%) IPsec
2 2 (2.56%) OpenVPN
2 2 (2.56%) SSL
2 2 (2.56%) VPN
3 1 (1.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (28.21%) MongoDB
2 20 (25.64%) NoSQL
3 18 (23.08%) Apache Cassandra
4 13 (16.67%) Big Data
5 12 (15.38%) Redis
5 12 (15.38%) SQL Server
6 8 (10.26%) Neo4j
7 5 (6.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (5.13%) MySQL
9 3 (3.85%) CouchDB
9 3 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (2.56%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (2.56%) Cosmos DB
10 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (2.56%) MariaDB
11 1 (1.28%) Couchbase
11 1 (1.28%) InfluxDB
11 1 (1.28%) Power BI
11 1 (1.28%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 37 (47.44%) Jenkins
2 22 (28.21%) Git (software)
3 12 (15.38%) JIRA
4 7 (8.97%) GitLab
5 6 (7.69%) JUnit
5 6 (7.69%) Maven
6 5 (6.41%) Checkstyle
6 5 (6.41%) CircleCI
6 5 (6.41%) Eclipse
6 5 (6.41%) Gradle
6 5 (6.41%) IntelliJ
6 5 (6.41%) Mercurial
6 5 (6.41%) SonarQube
6 5 (6.41%) Visual Studio
6 5 (6.41%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (5.13%) Bitbucket
7 4 (5.13%) Mocha
7 4 (5.13%) NUnit
8 3 (3.85%) Moq
8 3 (3.85%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (3.85%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.56%) Games
2 2 (2.56%) Marketing
3 1 (1.28%) Automotive
3 1 (1.28%) Billing
3 1 (1.28%) Finance
3 1 (1.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 28 (35.90%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (24.36%) Developer
3 12 (15.38%) Architect
4 10 (12.82%) AWS DevOps
4 10 (12.82%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 10 (12.82%) AWS Engineer
5 6 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 6 (7.69%) Azure DevOps
5 6 (7.69%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 6 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
5 6 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 6 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 5 (6.41%) .NET Architect
6 5 (6.41%) Consultant
6 5 (6.41%) Technical Architect
7 4 (5.13%) .NET Technical Architect
7 4 (5.13%) Cloud Specialist
7 4 (5.13%) DevOps Specialist
7 4 (5.13%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) Kubernetes Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (33.33%) .NET
2 23 (29.49%) REST
3 22 (28.21%) Kafka
4 20 (25.64%) .NET Core
4 20 (25.64%) RabbitMQ
5 19 (24.36%) Node.js
6 15 (19.23%) ASP.NET Web API
7 12 (15.38%) AngularJS
7 12 (15.38%) JSON
7 12 (15.38%) Web Services
8 9 (11.54%) React
8 9 (11.54%) Spring
9 8 (10.26%) .NET Framework
9 8 (10.26%) Lucene
9 8 (10.26%) Natural Language Processing
10 7 (8.97%) Memcached
11 6 (7.69%) LAMP
11 6 (7.69%) Redux
12 5 (6.41%) JSF
12 5 (6.41%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.26%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (8.97%) iPad
3 4 (5.13%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.56%) PMI
4 2 (2.56%) Replication
5 1 (1.28%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.28%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.28%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (29.49%) Linux
2 8 (10.26%) Windows
3 7 (8.97%) Ubuntu
4 6 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (5.13%) CentOS
5 4 (5.13%) Unix
6 2 (2.56%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (71.79%) DevOps
2 33 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (35.90%) Microservices
4 25 (32.05%) Scrum
5 24 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (19.23%) Test Automation
7 13 (16.67%) Configuration Management
8 12 (15.38%) E-Commerce
8 12 (15.38%) Kanban
8 12 (15.38%) OO
9 11 (14.10%) TDD
10 10 (12.82%) MVC
11 9 (11.54%) Analytics
12 8 (10.26%) Anomaly Detection
12 8 (10.26%) Machine Learning
12 8 (10.26%) Open Source
12 8 (10.26%) SOA
12 8 (10.26%) Unit Testing
13 7 (8.97%) Multithreading
13 7 (8.97%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (32.05%) C#
2 16 (20.51%) JavaScript
2 16 (20.51%) Python
3 14 (17.95%) Java
4 11 (14.10%) Bash Shell
5 10 (12.82%) SQL
6 8 (10.26%) Java 8
7 6 (7.69%) Go
7 6 (7.69%) PowerShell
8 5 (6.41%) TypeScript
9 4 (5.13%) Groovy
9 4 (5.13%) PHP
10 2 (2.56%) R
10 2 (2.56%) Ruby
10 2 (2.56%) Scala
10 2 (2.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (3.85%) Degree
2 2 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (2.56%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 75 (96.15%) Docker
2 9 (11.54%) oVirt
2 9 (11.54%) RHEV
3 4 (5.13%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.56%) Btrfs
4 2 (2.56%) KVM
4 2 (2.56%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 28 (35.90%) Terraform
2 22 (28.21%) Puppet
3 19 (24.36%) Ansible
4 7 (8.97%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (6.41%) Prometheus
6 4 (5.13%) Packer
6 4 (5.13%) Salt
7 2 (2.56%) Consul
7 2 (2.56%) Grafana
7 2 (2.56%) HAProxy
7 2 (2.56%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (2.56%) Rancher
Vendors
1 14 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.26%) Red Hat
3 6 (7.69%) Google
4 5 (6.41%) Adobe
4 5 (6.41%) Atlassian
5 4 (5.13%) Rackspace
5 4 (5.13%) Splunk
6 2 (2.56%) Mirantis
7 1 (1.28%) Concur
7 1 (1.28%) SAP