Period
to 14 December 2018

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 14 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 East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 122 -
Rank change year-on-year +27 - -
Contract jobs citing Kubernetes 17 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.02% 0.51% -
As % of the Systems Management category 7.05% 3.87% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 0
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £544 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.09% - -
South East median daily rate £500 £484 £425
% change year-on-year +3.31% +13.88% -22.73%
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 241 310 220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 14.44% 13.08% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 122 122
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £200 £140 £192
90th Percentile £571 £525 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 6 1
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £24.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.46% +108.70% -39.47%
10th Percentile £12.41 £12.71 £11.25
90th Percentile £17.50 £60.00 £11.75
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £14.25 £28.75
% change year-on-year +15.79% -50.43% +43.75%

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 14 December 2018.

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 14 December 2018. 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 +21 9 £550 +29.56% 3
High Wycombe - 3 £575 -
Kubernetes
South East

For the 6 months to 14 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 16 (94.12%) Docker
2 15 (88.24%) DevOps
3 11 (64.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (58.82%) Git (software)
4 10 (58.82%) SQL
5 9 (52.94%) .NET
6 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (47.06%) PowerShell
6 8 (47.06%) JIRA
6 8 (47.06%) .NET Core
7 7 (41.18%) Microservices
8 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio Team System
8 6 (35.29%) Linux
8 6 (35.29%) Python
9 5 (29.41%) Java
9 5 (29.41%) C#
9 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
9 5 (29.41%) Scrum
9 5 (29.41%) Kanban
9 5 (29.41%) .NET Framework
9 5 (29.41%) GitHub
10 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
10 4 (23.53%) JSON
10 4 (23.53%) RESTful
10 4 (23.53%) Continuous Delivery
11 3 (17.65%) Mobile Development
11 3 (17.65%) BigQuery
11 3 (17.65%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (17.65%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (17.65%) OpenShift

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 (17.65%) Confluence
1 3 (17.65%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (29.41%) GitHub
3 3 (17.65%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (17.65%) OpenShift
3 3 (17.65%) Serverless
4 2 (11.76%) SaaS
5 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (5.88%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) BigQuery
2 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
2 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (58.82%) Git (software)
2 8 (47.06%) JIRA
3 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
5 3 (17.65%) CircleCI
5 3 (17.65%) git-flow
5 3 (17.65%) Maven
6 2 (11.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (5.88%) Artifactory
7 1 (5.88%) SonarQube
7 1 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (11.76%) Advertising
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Azure DevOps
2 7 (41.18%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Azure Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Developer
4 3 (17.65%) .NET Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Azure Developer
4 3 (17.65%) React Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Software Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
6 1 (5.88%) AWS DevOps
6 1 (5.88%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) DevOps Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.88%) PowerShell Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) .NET
2 8 (47.06%) .NET Core
3 5 (29.41%) .NET Framework
3 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
4 4 (23.53%) JSON
4 4 (23.53%) RESTful
5 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
5 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Core
5 3 (17.65%) Kafka
5 3 (17.65%) Node.js
6 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (11.76%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (5.88%) HTML
7 1 (5.88%) Middleware
7 1 (5.88%) REST
7 1 (5.88%) SOAP
7 1 (5.88%) Spring Boot
7 1 (5.88%) Web Services
7 1 (5.88%) WSDL
7 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Fintech
1 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) DevOps
2 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (41.18%) Microservices
4 5 (29.41%) Kanban
4 5 (29.41%) Scrum
5 4 (23.53%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (17.65%) API Design
6 3 (17.65%) Asynchronous Programming
6 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (17.65%) Mobile Development
6 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
7 2 (11.76%) Analytics
7 2 (11.76%) Availability Management
7 2 (11.76%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
7 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (11.76%) Information Security
7 2 (11.76%) Information Security Management
7 2 (11.76%) Security Management
7 2 (11.76%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 8 (47.06%) PowerShell
3 6 (35.29%) Python
4 5 (29.41%) C#
4 5 (29.41%) Java
5 3 (17.65%) Groovy
5 3 (17.65%) Kotlin
6 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.88%) Java 8
6 1 (5.88%) Ruby
6 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
System Software
1 16 (94.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Kibana
2 2 (11.76%) Ansible
3 1 (5.88%) Prometheus
3 1 (5.88%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Atlassian
3 1 (5.88%) SaltStack