Period
to 25 February 2020

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 25 February 2020 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.

Kubernetes (k8s)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 63 51 103
Rank change year-on-year -12 +52 -
Contract jobs citing Kubernetes 55 79 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.05% 3.85% 0.48%
As % of the Systems Management category 22.45% 30.50% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 59 5
Bristol median daily rate £519 £500 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £400 £400 £388
90th Percentile £600 £600 £633
South West median daily rate £550 £538 £558
% change year-on-year +2.33% -3.59% +23.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £47.33 -
% change year-on-year -26.05% - -

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 245 259 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 13.57% 12.63% 8.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 185 99
Bristol median daily rate £500 £450 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +11.80% +23.85%
10th Percentile £260 £322 £174
90th Percentile £600 £575 £625
South West median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +23.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 3
Bristol median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +100.00% -57.83%
10th Percentile £16.85 £24.70 £17.45
90th Percentile £115.00 £46.85 £19.35
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -6.67% +70.45% -45.00%

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 25 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kubernetes in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 February 2020, 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 45 (81.82%) Docker
2 38 (69.09%) DevOps
3 27 (49.09%) AWS
4 23 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (38.18%) Terraform
6 16 (29.09%) Python
6 16 (29.09%) Jenkins
7 15 (27.27%) Azure
8 14 (25.45%) Ansible
9 13 (23.64%) Java
10 11 (20.00%) Linux
10 11 (20.00%) Microservices
11 10 (18.18%) Bash Shell
12 9 (16.36%) Git (software)
12 9 (16.36%) Infrastructure as Code
12 9 (16.36%) Serverless
13 7 (12.73%) PowerShell
13 7 (12.73%) Open Source
13 7 (12.73%) Opscode Chef
13 7 (12.73%) Octopus Deploy
13 7 (12.73%) C#
13 7 (12.73%) .NET
14 6 (10.91%) MSBuild
14 6 (10.91%) TeamCity
14 6 (10.91%) AWS CloudFormation
14 6 (10.91%) React
15 5 (9.09%) Amazon ECS
15 5 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
15 5 (9.09%) JavaScript
15 5 (9.09%) CSS

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 2 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.82%) Apache
2 1 (1.82%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.82%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 27 (49.09%) AWS
2 15 (27.27%) Azure
3 9 (16.36%) Serverless
4 6 (10.91%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (9.09%) Amazon ECS
6 4 (7.27%) Azure Functions
6 4 (7.27%) GCP
7 3 (5.45%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (5.45%) Amazon S3
7 3 (5.45%) OpenShift
8 2 (3.64%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (3.64%) npm
9 1 (1.82%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (1.82%) G Suite
9 1 (1.82%) GitHub
9 1 (1.82%) Route 53
9 1 (1.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) DNS
1 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) MongoDB
1 4 (7.27%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.64%) Big Data
3 1 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.82%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.82%) Apache Ignite
3 1 (1.82%) BigQuery
3 1 (1.82%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.82%) HBase
3 1 (1.82%) MySQL
3 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (29.09%) Jenkins
2 9 (16.36%) Git (software)
3 7 (12.73%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (10.91%) MSBuild
4 6 (10.91%) TeamCity
5 3 (5.45%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (5.45%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (3.64%) JIRA
6 2 (3.64%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.82%) gulp
7 1 (1.82%) Maven
7 1 (1.82%) MSTest
7 1 (1.82%) NUnit
7 1 (1.82%) Selenium
7 1 (1.82%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.82%) Travis CI
7 1 (1.82%) webpack
General
1 4 (7.27%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (65.45%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (29.09%) AWS DevOps
3 15 (27.27%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 15 (27.27%) AWS Engineer
4 13 (23.64%) Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Senior DevOps
5 5 (9.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Azure Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Integration Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Integration Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (3.64%) DevSecOps Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.64%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Lead Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.73%) .NET
2 6 (10.91%) React
3 5 (9.09%) CSS
3 5 (9.09%) Web Services
4 4 (7.27%) HTML
5 3 (5.45%) AngularJS
5 3 (5.45%) Kafka
5 3 (5.45%) Node.js
5 3 (5.45%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (5.45%) Spring
6 2 (3.64%) .NET Core
6 2 (3.64%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (3.64%) HTML5
6 2 (3.64%) Redux
7 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.82%) jQuery
7 1 (1.82%) JSON
7 1 (1.82%) OAuth
7 1 (1.82%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (3.64%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.82%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.82%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (7.27%) Unix
2 4 (7.27%) Windows
3 1 (1.82%) DC/OS
3 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (69.09%) DevOps
2 23 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (20.00%) Microservices
4 9 (16.36%) Infrastructure as Code
5 7 (12.73%) Open Source
6 4 (7.27%) Coaching
6 4 (7.27%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (7.27%) Scrum
6 4 (7.27%) Test Strategy
7 3 (5.45%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.45%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.45%) Web Development
8 2 (3.64%) BDD
8 2 (3.64%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.64%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (3.64%) DevSecOps
8 2 (3.64%) Fintech
8 2 (3.64%) Functional Programming
8 2 (3.64%) Kanban
8 2 (3.64%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.09%) Python
2 13 (23.64%) Java
3 10 (18.18%) Bash Shell
4 7 (12.73%) C#
4 7 (12.73%) PowerShell
5 5 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 4 (7.27%) Ruby
7 3 (5.45%) Groovy
7 3 (5.45%) PHP
8 2 (3.64%) ES6
8 2 (3.64%) Java 8
8 2 (3.64%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.82%) Scala
9 1 (1.82%) SQL
9 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) AWS Certification
2 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 45 (81.82%) Docker
2 1 (1.82%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 21 (38.18%) Terraform
2 14 (25.45%) Ansible
3 7 (12.73%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (5.45%) Puppet
5 2 (3.64%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (3.64%) Packer
6 1 (1.82%) Apache Brooklyn
6 1 (1.82%) Marathon
6 1 (1.82%) Mesos
Vendors
1 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.64%) Google
3 1 (1.82%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.82%) Cloudera
3 1 (1.82%) Hortonworks
3 1 (1.82%) MapR
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle
3 1 (1.82%) Red Hat