Period
to 17 December 2018

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 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 West > Bristol
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 109 -
Rank change year-on-year +38 - +102
Contract jobs citing Kubernetes 62 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.81% 0.26% -
As % of the Systems Management category 19.81% 3.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 39 2 0
Bristol median daily rate £475 £544 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.64% - -
South West median daily rate £544 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +27.94% +9.68% -35.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £47.33 - -

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 313 138 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 14.21% 7.08% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 85 102
Bristol median daily rate £425 £338 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.93% -0.07% -6.83%
10th Percentile £263 £201 £217
90th Percentile £573 £590 £556
South West median daily rate £425 £413 £365
% change year-on-year +3.03% +13.01% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 4
Bristol median hourly rate £36.25 £18.63 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +94.63% -54.29% +91.76%
10th Percentile £17.50 £17.44 £23.94
90th Percentile £47.00 £19.81 £46.23
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £22.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +82.55% -43.13% +68.42%

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 17 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kubernetes in Bristol

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 Bristol region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 57 (91.94%) Docker
2 45 (72.58%) DevOps
3 31 (50.00%) Linux
4 27 (43.55%) Microservices
5 26 (41.94%) Amazon AWS
6 24 (38.71%) Microsoft Azure
6 24 (38.71%) Jenkins
7 22 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (33.87%) Terraform
9 18 (29.03%) Windows
10 17 (27.42%) Node.js
11 16 (25.81%) Java
11 16 (25.81%) PowerShell
12 15 (24.19%) Git (software)
12 15 (24.19%) JavaScript
12 15 (24.19%) Scrum
12 15 (24.19%) npm
12 15 (24.19%) Ansible
13 13 (20.97%) MVC
13 13 (20.97%) .NET
13 13 (20.97%) Python
14 12 (19.35%) Microsoft
14 12 (19.35%) XML
14 12 (19.35%) Migration
14 12 (19.35%) Bash Shell
14 12 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (17.74%) JSON
15 11 (17.74%) RESTful
15 11 (17.74%) SQL Server
15 11 (17.74%) SQL

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 3 (4.84%) Confluence
1 3 (4.84%) IIS
2 2 (3.23%) nginx
3 1 (1.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.61%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 26 (41.94%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (38.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (24.19%) npm
4 8 (12.90%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (11.29%) NuGet
6 5 (8.06%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (8.06%) OpenShift
7 3 (4.84%) Datadog
8 2 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (3.23%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (1.61%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (1.61%) IaaS
9 1 (1.61%) PaaS
9 1 (1.61%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.90%) HTTP
2 7 (11.29%) DNS
2 7 (11.29%) Firewall
2 7 (11.29%) VPN
3 1 (1.61%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.61%) Internet
3 1 (1.61%) OpenFlow
3 1 (1.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.74%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.29%) MongoDB
3 5 (8.06%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.84%) GIS
5 2 (3.23%) Redis
Development Applications
1 24 (38.71%) Jenkins
2 15 (24.19%) Git (software)
3 8 (12.90%) XMLUnit
4 7 (11.29%) Moq
4 7 (11.29%) Selenium
4 7 (11.29%) SpecFlow
4 7 (11.29%) xUnit.net
5 6 (9.68%) JIRA
6 5 (8.06%) TeamCity
7 4 (6.45%) Cucumber
8 3 (4.84%) Redmine
8 3 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (3.23%) Hudson
9 2 (3.23%) Maven
9 2 (3.23%) SonarQube
9 2 (3.23%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (3.23%) Subversion
9 2 (3.23%) webpack
10 1 (1.61%) GoCD
10 1 (1.61%) JUnit
General
1 3 (4.84%) Finance
2 1 (1.61%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (41.94%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (30.65%) Developer
3 16 (25.81%) AWS DevOps
4 14 (22.58%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 14 (22.58%) AWS Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Lead Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Azure Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Java Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Test Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) UI Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (3.23%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Cloud Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Node.js Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Team Leader
9 2 (3.23%) Test Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Windows DevOps Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (27.42%) Node.js
2 13 (20.97%) .NET
3 12 (19.35%) XML
4 11 (17.74%) JSON
4 11 (17.74%) RESTful
5 10 (16.13%) .NET Framework
6 8 (12.90%) ASP.NET
6 8 (12.90%) ASP.NET Core
6 8 (12.90%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (12.90%) CSS
6 8 (12.90%) Entity Framework
6 8 (12.90%) HTML
7 7 (11.29%) Autofac
7 7 (11.29%) Code First Entity Framework
7 7 (11.29%) D3.js
7 7 (11.29%) React
7 7 (11.29%) Redux
7 7 (11.29%) Spring
8 6 (9.68%) Spring Boot
9 4 (6.45%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.90%) Data Centre
3 7 (11.29%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (8.06%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.61%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.61%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 31 (50.00%) Linux
2 18 (29.03%) Windows
3 9 (14.52%) Windows Server
4 6 (9.68%) Unix
5 2 (3.23%) CentOS
5 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.23%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.61%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (72.58%) DevOps
2 27 (43.55%) Microservices
3 22 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (24.19%) Scrum
5 13 (20.97%) MVC
6 12 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (19.35%) Migration
7 10 (16.13%) Continuous Delivery
7 10 (16.13%) Unit Testing
8 9 (14.52%) Test Automation
9 8 (12.90%) Dependency Injection
9 8 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (12.90%) Test Strategy
9 8 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (12.90%) Web Development
10 7 (11.29%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (11.29%) Kalman Filter
10 7 (11.29%) Load Balancing
10 7 (11.29%) Strategic Thinking
10 7 (11.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.81%) Java
1 16 (25.81%) PowerShell
2 15 (24.19%) JavaScript
3 13 (20.97%) Python
4 12 (19.35%) Bash Shell
5 11 (17.74%) SQL
6 9 (14.52%) C#
7 8 (12.90%) Ruby
8 2 (3.23%) Perl
9 1 (1.61%) Go
9 1 (1.61%) Scala
9 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (1.61%) Degree
1 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 57 (91.94%) Docker
2 1 (1.61%) KVM
Systems Management
1 21 (33.87%) Terraform
2 15 (24.19%) Ansible
3 8 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (9.68%) Puppet
5 5 (8.06%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (4.84%) Grafana
6 3 (4.84%) Icinga
6 3 (4.84%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.90%) Oracle
3 4 (6.45%) Atlassian
3 4 (6.45%) Google
4 1 (1.61%) Adobe
4 1 (1.61%) Cisco
4 1 (1.61%) hybris
4 1 (1.61%) Juniper
4 1 (1.61%) Ruckus Wireless