Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 111 102
Rank change year-on-year +27 -9 -1
Contract jobs citing Kubernetes 43 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.07% 0.053% 0.47%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.14% 0.81% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 1 3
Bristol median daily rate £450 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +26.92% -45.83%
10th Percentile £367 £406 £313
90th Percentile £575 £419 £338
South West median daily rate £525 £420 £338
% change year-on-year +25.00% +24.44% -43.75%
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 284 124 169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 13.69% 6.54% 9.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 89 130
Bristol median daily rate £425 £370 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.86% +4.96% -1.05%
10th Percentile £246 £218 £248
90th Percentile £523 £540 £557
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 2
Bristol median hourly rate £46.50 - £42.50
10th Percentile £17.35 - £38.00
90th Percentile £47.00 - £47.00
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £33.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year +24.90% +18.75% +33.33%

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 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kubernetes in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 40 (93.02%) Docker
2 33 (76.74%) DevOps
3 25 (58.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (51.16%) Microservices
5 20 (46.51%) Linux
6 18 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (32.56%) Jenkins
7 14 (32.56%) Amazon AWS
7 14 (32.56%) Git (software)
8 12 (27.91%) JavaScript
8 12 (27.91%) XML
8 12 (27.91%) Scrum
8 12 (27.91%) Node.js
9 11 (25.58%) JSON
9 11 (25.58%) Migration
10 10 (23.26%) MVC
10 10 (23.26%) Windows
10 10 (23.26%) Java
10 10 (23.26%) .NET
10 10 (23.26%) .NET Framework
10 10 (23.26%) Unit Testing
10 10 (23.26%) Terraform
10 10 (23.26%) npm
11 9 (20.93%) PowerShell
11 9 (20.93%) SQL
11 9 (20.93%) C#
11 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
12 8 (18.60%) HTTP
12 8 (18.60%) HTML
12 8 (18.60%) Oracle

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 1 (2.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (2.33%) CMS
1 1 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 25 (58.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (32.56%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (23.26%) npm
4 7 (16.28%) NuGet
5 3 (6.98%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (6.98%) OpenShift
6 2 (4.65%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (2.33%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (2.33%) IaaS
7 1 (2.33%) PaaS
7 1 (2.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) HTTP
2 7 (16.28%) DNS
2 7 (16.28%) Firewall
2 7 (16.28%) VPN
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (2.33%) OpenFlow
3 1 (2.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.30%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.33%) MySQL
3 1 (2.33%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 14 (32.56%) Git (software)
1 14 (32.56%) Jenkins
2 8 (18.60%) XMLUnit
3 7 (16.28%) Moq
3 7 (16.28%) Selenium
3 7 (16.28%) SpecFlow
3 7 (16.28%) xUnit.net
4 2 (4.65%) Hudson
4 2 (4.65%) SonarQube
4 2 (4.65%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (4.65%) Subversion
5 1 (2.33%) GoCD
5 1 (2.33%) Gradle
5 1 (2.33%) Maven
5 1 (2.33%) Mockito
5 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.33%) webpack
General
1 1 (2.33%) Finance
1 1 (2.33%) Games
1 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (32.56%) Developer
3 6 (13.95%) AWS DevOps
3 6 (13.95%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) AWS Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Lead Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Azure Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Test Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.65%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Azure DevOps
6 2 (4.65%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (4.65%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Python Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) UI Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Optimisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.91%) Node.js
1 12 (27.91%) XML
2 11 (25.58%) JSON
3 10 (23.26%) .NET
3 10 (23.26%) .NET Framework
4 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET
4 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET Core
4 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (18.60%) CSS
4 8 (18.60%) Entity Framework
4 8 (18.60%) HTML
5 7 (16.28%) Autofac
5 7 (16.28%) Code First Entity Framework
5 7 (16.28%) D3.js
5 7 (16.28%) Redux
6 5 (11.63%) RESTful
7 4 (9.30%) AngularJS
7 4 (9.30%) React
7 4 (9.30%) Spring
7 4 (9.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (18.60%) Data Centre
2 7 (16.28%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (9.30%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.33%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 20 (46.51%) Linux
2 10 (23.26%) Windows
3 7 (16.28%) Windows Server
4 4 (9.30%) Unix
5 1 (2.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (76.74%) DevOps
2 22 (51.16%) Microservices
3 18 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (27.91%) Scrum
5 11 (25.58%) Migration
6 10 (23.26%) MVC
6 10 (23.26%) Unit Testing
7 8 (18.60%) Dependency Injection
7 8 (18.60%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (18.60%) Test Automation
7 8 (18.60%) Test Strategy
7 8 (18.60%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (18.60%) Web Development
8 7 (16.28%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (16.28%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (16.28%) Load Balancing
8 7 (16.28%) Server Management
8 7 (16.28%) Strategic Thinking
8 7 (16.28%) Test Scripting
9 5 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.91%) JavaScript
2 10 (23.26%) Java
3 9 (20.93%) C#
3 9 (20.93%) PowerShell
3 9 (20.93%) SQL
4 8 (18.60%) Python
5 7 (16.28%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.98%) Ruby
7 2 (4.65%) Perl
8 1 (2.33%) Go
8 1 (2.33%) Korn
8 1 (2.33%) Scala
8 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.33%) Degree
System Software
1 40 (93.02%) Docker
2 1 (2.33%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (23.26%) Terraform
2 8 (18.60%) Ansible
2 8 (18.60%) Puppet
3 7 (16.28%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.33%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.60%) Oracle
3 3 (6.98%) Google
4 1 (2.33%) Adobe
4 1 (2.33%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco
4 1 (2.33%) hybris
4 1 (2.33%) Juniper
4 1 (2.33%) Ruckus Wireless