Period
to 16 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 16 September 2021 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)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
16 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 33 36 71
Rank change year-on-year +3 +35 -23
Contract jobs citing Kubernetes 26 6 21
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.91% 1.99% 1.75%
As % of the Systems Management category 42.62% 15.38% 18.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 18
10th Percentile £475 £436 £386
25th Percentile £513 £453 £452
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £475 £538
Median % change year-on-year +21.05% -11.63% +2.38%
75th Percentile £622 £553 £600
90th Percentile £673 £671 £658
East of England median daily rate £575 £475 £525
% change year-on-year +21.05% -9.52% -

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 61 39 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 9.17% 12.91% 9.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 33 85
10th Percentile £149 £303 £203
25th Percentile £315 £359 £340
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £488 £450 £400
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% +12.50% -5.88%
75th Percentile £600 £525 £513
90th Percentile £625 £535 £600
East of England median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £16.75
East of England median hourly rate £28.56 £19.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +46.46% +21.88% -8.57%

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Kubernetes as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in Cambridgeshire

Kubernetes
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Kubernetes in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for Kubernetes in Cambridgeshire

Kubernetes
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Kubernetes in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 16 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Kubernetes in Cambridgeshire

Kubernetes
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kubernetes within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 16 September 2021. 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
Cambridge +5 22 £563 +21.62% 41
Kubernetes
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 September 2021, 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 21 (80.77%) Docker
2 17 (65.38%) DevOps
3 16 (61.54%) Python
3 16 (61.54%) Linux
4 12 (46.15%) Jenkins
5 11 (42.31%) GitLab
5 11 (42.31%) Java
5 11 (42.31%) AWS
6 10 (38.46%) Terraform
7 9 (34.62%) Ubuntu
7 9 (34.62%) JIRA
8 8 (30.77%) Bash Shell
9 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
9 6 (23.08%) Google
9 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
9 6 (23.08%) SQL
9 6 (23.08%) Red Hat
9 6 (23.08%) Wireless
9 6 (23.08%) Electronics
9 6 (23.08%) Spinnaker
9 6 (23.08%) GCP
10 5 (19.23%) Puppet
10 5 (19.23%) Ansible
10 5 (19.23%) Workflow
10 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
10 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
10 5 (19.23%) Degree
11 4 (15.38%) Apache
11 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
11 4 (15.38%) Azure

Kubernetes
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 4 (15.38%) Apache
1 4 (15.38%) OpenStack
2 3 (11.54%) Drupal
2 3 (11.54%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (11.54%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.69%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 11 (42.31%) AWS
2 6 (23.08%) GCP
3 4 (15.38%) Azure
4 1 (3.85%) Amazon EKS
4 1 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.85%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (3.85%) PaaS
4 1 (3.85%) SaaS
4 1 (3.85%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.69%) BigQuery
2 2 (7.69%) Cloud Spanner
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (3.85%) Big Data
3 1 (3.85%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (3.85%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 12 (46.15%) Jenkins
2 11 (42.31%) GitLab
3 9 (34.62%) JIRA
4 6 (23.08%) Spinnaker
5 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
6 2 (7.69%) Artifactory
7 1 (3.85%) Buildbot
7 1 (3.85%) Gerrit
7 1 (3.85%) Gradle
7 1 (3.85%) Robot Framework
7 1 (3.85%) SonarQube
7 1 (3.85%) TestRail
7 1 (3.85%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (23.08%) Electronics
2 3 (11.54%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Documentation Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Data Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Java Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior DevOps
5 2 (7.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Big Data Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) DevOps Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (3.85%) JavaScript Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Python Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Python Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) React Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Python Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) Kafka
1 3 (11.54%) React
1 3 (11.54%) Spring
1 3 (11.54%) Spring Boot
2 2 (7.69%) GraphQL
2 2 (7.69%) JMS
2 2 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (3.85%) Apache NiFi
3 1 (3.85%) CSS
3 1 (3.85%) Flask
3 1 (3.85%) HTML
3 1 (3.85%) Keras
3 1 (3.85%) Node.js
3 1 (3.85%) Protocol Buffers
3 1 (3.85%) PyTorch
3 1 (3.85%) RESTful
3 1 (3.85%) scikit-learn
3 1 (3.85%) SQLAlchemy
3 1 (3.85%) Swagger
3 1 (3.85%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Life Science
1 3 (11.54%) User Experience
2 2 (7.69%) iPad
3 1 (3.85%) Legacy Systems
3 1 (3.85%) PKI
3 1 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 16 (61.54%) Linux
2 9 (34.62%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.85%) Mac OS
3 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) DevOps
2 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
3 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
3 5 (19.23%) Workflow
4 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure as Code
5 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.54%) Analytics
5 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
5 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (11.54%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (11.54%) Microservices
5 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Workflow Management
6 2 (7.69%) BDD
6 2 (7.69%) Business Development
6 2 (7.69%) Data Privacy
6 2 (7.69%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 2 (7.69%) Machine Learning
6 2 (7.69%) Scrum
6 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) Python
2 11 (42.31%) Java
3 8 (30.77%) Bash Shell
4 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
4 6 (23.08%) SQL
5 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 3 (11.54%) Perl
6 3 (11.54%) Scala
7 2 (7.69%) C#
7 2 (7.69%) Go
8 1 (3.85%) Java 8
8 1 (3.85%) Ruby
8 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
2 4 (15.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 21 (80.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (38.46%) Terraform
2 5 (19.23%) Ansible
2 5 (19.23%) Puppet
3 3 (11.54%) Grafana
3 3 (11.54%) Kibana
3 3 (11.54%) Packer
4 1 (3.85%) Prometheus
4 1 (3.85%) Scalr
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Google
1 6 (23.08%) Red Hat
2 2 (7.69%) IBM