Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 20 August 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)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 76 113
Rank change year-on-year +10 +37 -
Contract jobs citing Kubernetes 33 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.49% 0.74% 0.056%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.01% 6.38% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 1
Cheshire median daily rate £425 £535 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.56% +12.63% -
10th Percentile £400 £481 £463
90th Percentile £538 £575 £488
North West median daily rate £500 £535 £525
% change year-on-year -6.54% +1.90% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West 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 Cheshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 194 141 182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 14.66% 11.59% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 107 101
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -14.71% -5.56%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £263
90th Percentile £538 £560 £525
North West median daily rate £450 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +12.50% +2.56% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 3
Cheshire median hourly rate £19.63 £13.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.96% -38.10% +19.37%
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.73
% change year-on-year - -15.58% +59.46%

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in Cheshire

Kubernetes
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Kubernetes in Cheshire

Kubernetes
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Kubernetes in Cheshire over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kubernetes in Cheshire

Kubernetes
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kubernetes within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 20 August 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
Knutsford +3 9 £400 -15.79%
Warrington 0 5 £438 -18.22% 2
Macclesfield +1 2 £628 +52.12% 1
Chester - 2 £388 - 4
Kubernetes
North West

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 29 (87.88%) Docker
1 29 (87.88%) DevOps
2 22 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (57.58%) Jenkins
4 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (48.48%) Java
5 16 (48.48%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (48.48%) Ansible
6 14 (42.42%) Terraform
6 14 (42.42%) Puppet
6 14 (42.42%) Configuration Management
7 12 (36.36%) Git (software)
8 11 (33.33%) Python
9 10 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (30.30%) Test Automation
10 9 (27.27%) Ruby
10 9 (27.27%) Scrum
10 9 (27.27%) High Availability
11 8 (24.24%) AWS CloudFormation
11 8 (24.24%) OpenShift
11 8 (24.24%) Windows
12 7 (21.21%) Apache Spark
12 7 (21.21%) Docker Swarm
13 6 (18.18%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 6 (18.18%) Self-Motivation
13 6 (18.18%) Salt
13 6 (18.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 6 (18.18%) Node.js
13 6 (18.18%) Linux
13 6 (18.18%) JavaScript

Kubernetes
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 7 (21.21%) Apache Spark
2 5 (15.15%) Apache Pig
3 4 (12.12%) JBoss
3 4 (12.12%) Tomcat
4 3 (9.09%) Confluence
4 3 (9.09%) WebLogic
5 2 (6.06%) Apache
6 1 (3.03%) Jetty
6 1 (3.03%) OpenStack
6 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 16 (48.48%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (24.24%) AWS CloudFormation
2 8 (24.24%) OpenShift
3 6 (18.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (9.09%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (9.09%) Serverless
5 2 (6.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (6.06%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (6.06%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (6.06%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (6.06%) Amazon S3
5 2 (6.06%) AWS CloudTrail
5 2 (6.06%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (6.06%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (6.06%) GitHub
5 2 (6.06%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (6.06%) PaaS
6 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (3.03%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Internet
2 2 (6.06%) HTTP
2 2 (6.06%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) Apache Hive
1 5 (15.15%) Big Data
1 5 (15.15%) Hadoop
1 5 (15.15%) HBase
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (3.03%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (3.03%) MariaDB
3 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.03%) MySQL
3 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (57.58%) Jenkins
2 12 (36.36%) Git (software)
3 6 (18.18%) Subversion
4 5 (15.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (15.15%) Gradle
4 5 (15.15%) Hudson
4 5 (15.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (9.09%) JIRA
5 3 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (6.06%) GitLab
7 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
7 1 (3.03%) Geb
7 1 (3.03%) Maven
7 1 (3.03%) Mercurial
7 1 (3.03%) Selenium
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
2 2 (6.06%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (63.64%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Cloud Developer
4 4 (12.12%) DevOps Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Java Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Middleware Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Middleware Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) AWS DevOps
6 1 (3.03%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Azure DevOps
6 1 (3.03%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) WebOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) Node.js
2 5 (15.15%) AngularJS
2 5 (15.15%) React
3 4 (12.12%) Web Services
4 2 (6.06%) boto
4 2 (6.06%) HTML
4 2 (6.06%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (6.06%) JSON
4 2 (6.06%) Kafka
4 2 (6.06%) Middleware
4 2 (6.06%) Spring
4 2 (6.06%) Spring Boot
4 2 (6.06%) YAML
5 1 (3.03%) J2EE
5 1 (3.03%) RAML
5 1 (3.03%) RESTful
5 1 (3.03%) RxJava
5 1 (3.03%) Spring WebFlux
5 1 (3.03%) Swagger
5 1 (3.03%) Vert.x
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Clustering
2 2 (6.06%) Internet of Things
2 2 (6.06%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Linux
3 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.06%) CentOS
4 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.06%) Unix
5 1 (3.03%) Android
5 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (87.88%) DevOps
2 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (42.42%) Configuration Management
4 10 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (30.30%) Test Automation
5 9 (27.27%) High Availability
5 9 (27.27%) Scrum
6 6 (18.18%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 6 (18.18%) Workflow
7 5 (15.15%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (15.15%) OO
8 3 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (6.06%) Decision-Making
9 2 (6.06%) Deployment Automation
9 2 (6.06%) Kanban
9 2 (6.06%) Process Improvement
9 2 (6.06%) Product Management
9 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
9 2 (6.06%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) Java
2 11 (33.33%) Python
3 9 (27.27%) Ruby
4 6 (18.18%) Groovy
4 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 6 (18.18%) PowerShell
5 5 (15.15%) Bash Shell
6 2 (6.06%) Perl
7 1 (3.03%) PHP
7 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) AWS Certification
2 1 (3.03%) DBS Check
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 29 (87.88%) Docker
2 4 (12.12%) Hyper-V
3 3 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (6.06%) VirtualBox
4 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 22 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (48.48%) Ansible
3 14 (42.42%) Puppet
3 14 (42.42%) Terraform
4 7 (21.21%) Docker Swarm
5 6 (18.18%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Red Hat
2 2 (6.06%) Google
2 2 (6.06%) IBM
2 2 (6.06%) Splunk
2 2 (6.06%) VMware
3 1 (3.03%) AppDynamics