Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 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
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 90 -
Rank change year-on-year -3 - -
Contract jobs citing Kubernetes 10 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.63% 0.43% -
As % of the Systems Management category 7.04% 6.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
Birmingham median daily rate £475 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.64% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £525 £550 -
% change year-on-year -4.55% - -
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 142 99 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 8.95% 7.15% 6.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 62 45
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +46.15% -11.86%
10th Percentile £174 £283 £200
90th Percentile £663 £561 £445
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £450 £325
% change year-on-year - +38.46% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 5
Birmingham median hourly rate £18.50 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.33% +7.14% -36.36%
10th Percentile £13.75 £13.25 £12.75
90th Percentile £20.45 £19.13 £16.90
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.50 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +23.33% +7.14% -30.00%

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 17 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kubernetes in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 9 (90.00%) Docker
1 9 (90.00%) DevOps
2 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (70.00%) Puppet
3 7 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (70.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (70.00%) Ansible
4 6 (60.00%) Terraform
4 6 (60.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 6 (60.00%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (60.00%) Load Balancing
4 6 (60.00%) Bash Shell
4 6 (60.00%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (60.00%) Amazon S3
4 6 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (60.00%) VMware
4 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (50.00%) SSH
5 5 (50.00%) Scrum
5 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 5 (50.00%) DNS
5 5 (50.00%) Service Management
5 5 (50.00%) Apache
5 5 (50.00%) Tomcat
5 5 (50.00%) HTTP
5 5 (50.00%) Java
5 5 (50.00%) Ant
5 5 (50.00%) JUnit

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (50.00%) Apache
1 5 (50.00%) Confluence
1 5 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (50.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 8 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (60.00%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (60.00%) Amazon S3
3 5 (50.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 5 (50.00%) Amazon ELB
3 5 (50.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (20.00%) SaaS
6 1 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (10.00%) IaaS
6 1 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) DNS
1 5 (50.00%) HTTP
1 5 (50.00%) OpenLDAP
1 5 (50.00%) OpenVPN
1 5 (50.00%) SSH
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) Amazon RDS
1 6 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (60.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 5 (50.00%) Ant
3 5 (50.00%) Bitbucket
3 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (50.00%) JIRA
3 5 (50.00%) JUnit
3 5 (50.00%) Liquibase
3 5 (50.00%) Maven
3 5 (50.00%) SonarQube
4 1 (10.00%) Artifactory
4 1 (10.00%) Codeship
4 1 (10.00%) PHPUnit
4 1 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) AWS DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Azure DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Kubernetes Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Elastic Stack
1 5 (50.00%) MCollective
1 5 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) Behat
2 1 (10.00%) JSON
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (10.00%) PKI
2 1 (10.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (10.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) DevOps
2 7 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 6 (60.00%) Load Balancing
4 5 (50.00%) Coaching
4 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 5 (50.00%) Scrum
4 5 (50.00%) Service Management
4 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (10.00%) High Availability
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Network Design
5 1 (10.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Bash Shell
2 5 (50.00%) Groovy
2 5 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) GCP
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Docker
2 5 (50.00%) Postfix
2 5 (50.00%) Squid
2 5 (50.00%) vCloud
2 5 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) Ansible
1 7 (70.00%) Puppet
2 6 (60.00%) Terraform
3 5 (50.00%) Docker Swarm
3 5 (50.00%) Kibana
3 5 (50.00%) logstash
3 5 (50.00%) Rancher
3 5 (50.00%) Rsyslog
3 5 (50.00%) Sysdig
3 5 (50.00%) ZABBIX
4 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (10.00%) Packer
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Sonatype
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Google
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle