Period
to 22 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 22 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 East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 66 128 -
Rank change year-on-year +62 - -
Contract jobs citing Kubernetes 37 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.48% 0.32% -
As % of the Systems Management category 19.58% 2.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 29 5 0
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £600 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.18% - -
South East median daily rate £525 £490 £438
% change year-on-year +7.14% +12.00% -28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East 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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 189 296 248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 12.66% 13.73% 12.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 133 136
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £473 £400 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.13% -7.25% +16.55%
10th Percentile £210 £181 £270
90th Percentile £638 £558 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £430 £421
% change year-on-year +4.65% +2.08% +5.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 2
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.00 £24.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.67% +71.43% -37.78%
10th Percentile £12.95 £12.60 £11.75
90th Percentile £38.38 £60.00 £16.25
South East median hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% -13.51% -43.08%

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in Buckinghamshire

Kubernetes
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Kubernetes in Buckinghamshire

Kubernetes
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Kubernetes in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 22 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kubernetes in Buckinghamshire

Kubernetes
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kubernetes within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 22 April 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +58 30 £613 +44.18% 4
Kubernetes
South East

For the 6 months to 22 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 31 (83.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (78.38%) Microservices
3 27 (72.97%) .NET
4 25 (67.57%) Docker
5 22 (59.46%) .NET Core
6 20 (54.05%) E-Commerce
7 18 (48.65%) DevOps
8 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (29.73%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (27.03%) TOGAF
10 10 (27.03%) PowerShell
11 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
11 8 (21.62%) Enterprise Architecture
11 8 (21.62%) Zachman Framework
11 8 (21.62%) SQL
12 6 (16.22%) C#
12 6 (16.22%) Terraform
13 5 (13.51%) Java
13 5 (13.51%) Firewall
13 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 4 (10.81%) Serverless
14 4 (10.81%) IBM
14 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET
14 4 (10.81%) Retail
14 4 (10.81%) Scrum
14 4 (10.81%) Finance
14 4 (10.81%) JIRA
14 4 (10.81%) Visual Studio Team System
14 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET Core
14 4 (10.81%) Kanban

Kubernetes
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (8.11%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.41%) Confluence
2 2 (5.41%) IBM Domino
2 2 (5.41%) JBoss
2 2 (5.41%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.41%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 31 (83.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.81%) PaaS
2 4 (10.81%) Serverless
3 3 (8.11%) Akamai
3 3 (8.11%) GitHub
3 3 (8.11%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (5.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (5.41%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (5.41%) Amazon S3
4 2 (5.41%) OpenShift
4 2 (5.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (2.70%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (2.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) Firewall
2 2 (5.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) BigQuery
2 2 (5.41%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (5.41%) MySQL
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.81%) JIRA
2 4 (10.81%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (8.11%) CircleCI
3 3 (8.11%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.41%) FishEye
4 2 (5.41%) git-flow
4 2 (5.41%) Maven
4 2 (5.41%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (5.41%) Subversion
4 2 (5.41%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
1 4 (10.81%) Retail
2 3 (8.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (48.65%) Architect
2 12 (32.43%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (27.03%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (18.92%) Developer
4 7 (18.92%) Technical Architect
5 6 (16.22%) Azure DevOps
5 6 (16.22%) Azure Engineer
6 5 (13.51%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) .NET Developer
7 4 (10.81%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (8.11%) Azure Developer
8 3 (8.11%) React Developer
9 2 (5.41%) .NET Solutions Architect
9 2 (5.41%) Azure Architect
9 2 (5.41%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
9 2 (5.41%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) Kubernetes Architect
9 2 (5.41%) Senior DevOps
9 2 (5.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (72.97%) .NET
2 22 (59.46%) .NET Core
3 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET
3 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET Core
4 3 (8.11%) .NET Framework
4 3 (8.11%) JSON
4 3 (8.11%) Kafka
4 3 (8.11%) RESTful
5 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
5 2 (5.41%) Java EE
5 2 (5.41%) JMS
5 2 (5.41%) JTA
5 2 (5.41%) Middleware
5 2 (5.41%) Servlets
5 2 (5.41%) Spring Boot
6 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Fintech
2 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Linux
1 2 (5.41%) Unix
1 2 (5.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (78.38%) Microservices
2 20 (54.05%) E-Commerce
3 18 (48.65%) DevOps
4 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (29.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (27.03%) TOGAF
7 8 (21.62%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (21.62%) Zachman Framework
8 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 4 (10.81%) Kanban
9 4 (10.81%) Scrum
10 3 (8.11%) API Design
10 3 (8.11%) Asynchronous Programming
10 3 (8.11%) Information Security
10 3 (8.11%) Information Security Management
10 3 (8.11%) ISMS
10 3 (8.11%) Mobile Development
10 3 (8.11%) Security Management
11 2 (5.41%) Application Performance Management
11 2 (5.41%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) PowerShell
2 8 (21.62%) SQL
3 6 (16.22%) C#
4 5 (13.51%) Java
5 4 (10.81%) Go
6 3 (8.11%) Kotlin
7 2 (5.41%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 25 (67.57%) Docker
2 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.70%) oVirt
3 1 (2.70%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) Terraform
2 3 (8.11%) Kibana
3 2 (5.41%) Ansible
3 2 (5.41%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (5.41%) Nagios
3 2 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) IBM
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) Sony
3 2 (5.41%) AppDynamics
3 2 (5.41%) Atlassian
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.41%) Splunk
3 2 (5.41%) VMware
3 2 (5.41%) White Clarke
4 1 (2.70%) JD Edwards