Period
to 23 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 23 June 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)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 74 -
Rank change year-on-year -23 - -
Contract jobs citing Kubernetes 4 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.27% 0.96% -
As % of the Systems Management category 3.10% 13.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 0
Birmingham median daily rate £519 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.68% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £550 £550 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands 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 Birmingham with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 129 91 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 8.68% 7.25% 6.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 62 57
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £463 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.11% +37.04% -15.63%
10th Percentile £252 £273 £236
90th Percentile £575 £575 £486
West Midlands median daily rate £451 £460 £400
% change year-on-year -2.07% +15.00% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 2
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £14.11 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.33% +25.40% -56.73%
10th Percentile £14.50 £10.63 £8.28
90th Percentile £21.45 £18.50 £14.43
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.20 £13.79
% change year-on-year +5.63% +3.01% -38.73%

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in Birmingham

Kubernetes
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Kubernetes in Birmingham

Kubernetes
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Kubernetes in Birmingham over the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kubernetes in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
1 4 (100.00%) Terraform
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Ansible
2 3 (75.00%) Docker
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
3 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (50.00%) Puppet
3 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (25.00%) Release Automation
4 1 (25.00%) Serverless
4 1 (25.00%) Packer
4 1 (25.00%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) AWS Certification
4 1 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (25.00%) Node.js
4 1 (25.00%) IaaS
4 1 (25.00%) Artifactory
4 1 (25.00%) SaaS
4 1 (25.00%) PaaS

Kubernetes
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (25.00%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (25.00%) IaaS
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) PaaS
2 1 (25.00%) SaaS
2 1 (25.00%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Artifactory
2 1 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) AWS DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) Kubernetes Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) Senior DevOps
3 2 (50.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (25.00%) Azure DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 1 (25.00%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (25.00%) Python Engineer
4 1 (25.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) Node.js
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) Process Management
4 1 (25.00%) Release Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Terraform
2 3 (75.00%) Ansible
3 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (50.00%) Puppet
4 1 (25.00%) Packer
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft