Period
to 19 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 19 April 2019 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 West > Bristol
6 months to
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 62 90 -
Rank change year-on-year +28 - -
Contract jobs citing Kubernetes 67 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.34% 0.81% -
As % of the Systems Management category 27.02% 7.91% -
Number of daily rates quoted 58 8 0
Bristol median daily rate £500 £438 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
South West median daily rate £550 £558 £450
% change year-on-year -1.35% +23.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West 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 Bristol with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 248 177 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 12.36% 10.28% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 100 71
Bristol median daily rate £500 £403 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.22% +23.85% -7.14%
10th Percentile £311 £210 £213
90th Percentile £588 £614 £525
South West median daily rate £475 £450 £375
% change year-on-year +5.56% +20.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 3
Bristol median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -41.67% +71.43%
10th Percentile £17.75 £14.45 £20.00
90th Percentile £38.75 £19.18 £41.10
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +100.00% -56.25% +119.18%

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in Bristol

Kubernetes
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Kubernetes in Bristol

Kubernetes
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Kubernetes in Bristol over the 6 months to 19 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kubernetes in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 April 2019, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 64 (95.52%) Docker
2 47 (70.15%) DevOps
3 34 (50.75%) Amazon AWS
4 33 (49.25%) Terraform
5 26 (38.81%) Ansible
5 26 (38.81%) Linux
6 25 (37.31%) Jenkins
7 22 (32.84%) Python
8 21 (31.34%) AWS CloudFormation
9 18 (26.87%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (25.37%) Ruby
11 16 (23.88%) Git (software)
12 15 (22.39%) PowerShell
12 15 (22.39%) Bash Shell
13 13 (19.40%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (19.40%) Windows
13 13 (19.40%) Java
14 12 (17.91%) Continuous Delivery
15 11 (16.42%) Finance
15 11 (16.42%) JIRA
15 11 (16.42%) MongoDB
15 11 (16.42%) Node.js
15 11 (16.42%) GitHub
16 10 (14.93%) OpenShift
16 10 (14.93%) Kanban
16 10 (14.93%) JavaScript
16 10 (14.93%) React
17 9 (13.43%) Google Cloud Platform
17 9 (13.43%) npm
17 9 (13.43%) Scrum

Kubernetes
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 8 (11.94%) Confluence
1 8 (11.94%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (4.48%) IIS
3 2 (2.99%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 34 (50.75%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (31.34%) AWS CloudFormation
3 11 (16.42%) GitHub
4 10 (14.93%) OpenShift
5 9 (13.43%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (13.43%) npm
6 6 (8.96%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (8.96%) Amazon S3
6 6 (8.96%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (8.96%) Serverless
7 3 (4.48%) Datadog
8 2 (2.99%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (1.49%) NuGet
9 1 (1.49%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) DNS
1 1 (1.49%) Internet
1 1 (1.49%) SSH
1 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.49%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.42%) MongoDB
2 6 (8.96%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.48%) GIS
3 3 (4.48%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.99%) Redis
5 1 (1.49%) Big Data
5 1 (1.49%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 25 (37.31%) Jenkins
2 16 (23.88%) Git (software)
3 11 (16.42%) JIRA
4 8 (11.94%) Vagrant
5 7 (10.45%) Bitbucket
6 5 (7.46%) Maven
6 5 (7.46%) TeamCity
6 5 (7.46%) webpack
7 4 (5.97%) Babel
7 4 (5.97%) Cucumber
8 3 (4.48%) Redmine
8 3 (4.48%) SonarQube
8 3 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.49%) Ant
9 1 (1.49%) Hudson
9 1 (1.49%) JSUnit
9 1 (1.49%) JUnit
General
1 11 (16.42%) Finance
2 8 (11.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (52.24%) DevOps Engineer
2 22 (32.84%) AWS DevOps
3 18 (26.87%) Developer
4 17 (25.37%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 17 (25.37%) AWS Engineer
5 8 (11.94%) Java Developer
6 5 (7.46%) Architect
6 5 (7.46%) AWS Architect
6 5 (7.46%) DevOps Architect
6 5 (7.46%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 4 (5.97%) JavaScript Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Python Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (2.99%) Software Team Leader
9 2 (2.99%) Team Leader
9 2 (2.99%) UI Developer
9 2 (2.99%) Windows DevOps Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) Windows Engineer
10 1 (1.49%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.42%) Node.js
2 10 (14.93%) React
3 6 (8.96%) CSS
3 6 (8.96%) RESTful
4 5 (7.46%) Redux
4 5 (7.46%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (5.97%) .NET
5 4 (5.97%) Enzyme
5 4 (5.97%) Jest
5 4 (5.97%) LESS
5 4 (5.97%) Sass
6 3 (4.48%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (4.48%) Gherkin
6 3 (4.48%) Middleware
6 3 (4.48%) Spring
6 3 (4.48%) Spring Boot
7 2 (2.99%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.99%) Kafka
7 2 (2.99%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (2.99%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.48%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.49%) Internet of Things
3 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (38.81%) Linux
2 13 (19.40%) Windows
3 8 (11.94%) Ubuntu
4 7 (10.45%) Unix
5 3 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.99%) CentOS
6 2 (2.99%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (70.15%) DevOps
2 18 (26.87%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (19.40%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (17.91%) Continuous Delivery
5 10 (14.93%) Kanban
6 9 (13.43%) Scrum
6 9 (13.43%) Unit Testing
7 8 (11.94%) Configuration Management
7 8 (11.94%) Microservices
7 8 (11.94%) User Stories
8 6 (8.96%) Analytics
8 6 (8.96%) Immutable Infrastructure
8 6 (8.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 5 (7.46%) Business Analysis
9 5 (7.46%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (7.46%) Integration Testing
9 5 (7.46%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (7.46%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (7.46%) Release Automation
9 5 (7.46%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 22 (32.84%) Python
2 17 (25.37%) Ruby
3 15 (22.39%) Bash Shell
3 15 (22.39%) PowerShell
4 13 (19.40%) Java
5 10 (14.93%) JavaScript
6 5 (7.46%) TypeScript
7 4 (5.97%) ES6
7 4 (5.97%) ES7
8 2 (2.99%) SQL
9 1 (1.49%) Go
9 1 (1.49%) Perl
9 1 (1.49%) PHP
9 1 (1.49%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) QA
2 4 (5.97%) PSD2
System Software
1 64 (95.52%) Docker
2 4 (5.97%) OpenAM
3 1 (1.49%) iptables
3 1 (1.49%) NFS
3 1 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 33 (49.25%) Terraform
2 26 (38.81%) Ansible
3 6 (8.96%) Graphite
4 5 (7.46%) Docker Swarm
5 4 (5.97%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (4.48%) Grafana
6 3 (4.48%) Icinga
6 3 (4.48%) Nagios
6 3 (4.48%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (11.94%) Google
2 4 (5.97%) ForgeRock
3 3 (4.48%) Atlassian
3 3 (4.48%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle
4 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.49%) VMware