Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 96 -
Rank change year-on-year +12 - -
Contract jobs citing Kubernetes 13 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.81% 0.40% -
As % of the Systems Management category 10.24% 5.31% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 0
Birmingham median daily rate £475 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.64% - -
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 127 113 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 7.90% 7.45% 4.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 58 44
Birmingham median daily rate £375 £450 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +46.94% +11.36%
10th Percentile £209 £306 £200
90th Percentile £663 £554 £450
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £410 £310
% change year-on-year +3.66% +32.47% -4.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 3
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £15.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.23% -16.67% -18.18%
10th Percentile £11.65 £14.40 £14.60
90th Percentile £18.80 £21.55 £21.40
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.53 £14.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year +0.17% -1.69% -26.25%

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 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kubernetes in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Kubernetes also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 13 (100.00%) Docker
2 12 (92.31%) DevOps
3 10 (76.92%) Linux
3 10 (76.92%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (76.92%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (69.23%) Puppet
4 9 (69.23%) REST
4 9 (69.23%) Java
4 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (69.23%) Bitbucket
5 8 (61.54%) Ansible
5 8 (61.54%) Jenkins
5 8 (61.54%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (61.54%) Terraform
5 8 (61.54%) Rancher
5 8 (61.54%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (61.54%) Configuration Management
5 8 (61.54%) Bash Shell
5 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
6 7 (53.85%) CentOS
6 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
6 7 (53.85%) ZABBIX
6 7 (53.85%) OpenLDAP
6 7 (53.85%) Postfix
6 7 (53.85%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (53.85%) Amazon S3
6 7 (53.85%) Squid
6 7 (53.85%) JIRA
6 7 (53.85%) Load Balancing
6 7 (53.85%) Confluence

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 7 (53.85%) Apache
1 7 (53.85%) Confluence
1 7 (53.85%) Elasticsearch
1 7 (53.85%) Tomcat
2 2 (15.38%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 10 (76.92%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (53.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 7 (53.85%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (53.85%) Amazon ELB
2 7 (53.85%) Amazon S3
2 7 (53.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (23.08%) SaaS
4 2 (15.38%) GitHub
4 2 (15.38%) Heroku
4 2 (15.38%) IaaS
4 2 (15.38%) OpenShift
4 2 (15.38%) PaaS
5 1 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) DNS
1 7 (53.85%) HTTP
1 7 (53.85%) OpenLDAP
1 7 (53.85%) OpenVPN
1 7 (53.85%) SSH
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (53.85%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Bitbucket
2 8 (61.54%) Jenkins
3 7 (53.85%) Ant
3 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
3 7 (53.85%) JIRA
3 7 (53.85%) JUnit
3 7 (53.85%) Liquibase
3 7 (53.85%) Maven
3 7 (53.85%) SonarQube
3 7 (53.85%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (15.38%) GitLab
5 1 (7.69%) Codeship
5 1 (7.69%) PHPUnit
General
1 2 (15.38%) Billing
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) PHP Developer
3 1 (7.69%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (7.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (7.69%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 1 (7.69%) PHP Zend Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior PHP Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) REST
2 7 (53.85%) Elastic Stack
2 7 (53.85%) MCollective
3 2 (15.38%) SOAP
3 2 (15.38%) Spring
3 2 (15.38%) Spring Boot
4 1 (7.69%) Behat
4 1 (7.69%) Laravel
4 1 (7.69%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) DevOps
2 10 (76.92%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (61.54%) Configuration Management
4 8 (61.54%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (53.85%) Coaching
5 7 (53.85%) Load Balancing
5 7 (53.85%) Scrum
5 7 (53.85%) Service Management
5 7 (53.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (15.38%) API Design
6 2 (15.38%) API Development
6 2 (15.38%) API Integration
6 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (15.38%) Microservices
6 2 (15.38%) Open Source
7 1 (7.69%) BDD
7 1 (7.69%) MVC
7 1 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Java
2 8 (61.54%) Bash Shell
3 7 (53.85%) Groovy
4 2 (15.38%) PHP
5 1 (7.69%) Go
5 1 (7.69%) Python
5 1 (7.69%) Ruby
5 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) GCP
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (100.00%) Docker
2 7 (53.85%) Postfix
2 7 (53.85%) Squid
2 7 (53.85%) vCloud
2 7 (53.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (69.23%) Puppet
2 8 (61.54%) Ansible
2 8 (61.54%) Rancher
2 8 (61.54%) Terraform
3 7 (53.85%) Docker Swarm
3 7 (53.85%) Kibana
3 7 (53.85%) logstash
3 7 (53.85%) Rsyslog
3 7 (53.85%) Sysdig
3 7 (53.85%) ZABBIX
4 1 (7.69%) Mesos
4 1 (7.69%) rkt
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Sonatype
1 7 (53.85%) VMware
2 2 (15.38%) Apigee
2 2 (15.38%) MuleSoft
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
2 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (7.69%) Google
3 1 (7.69%) Zend