Period
to 25 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 March 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 76 119 139
Rank change year-on-year +43 +20 -2
Contract jobs citing Kubernetes 55 26 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.37% 0.86% 0.26%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.44% 10.24% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 22 3
East Midlands median daily rate £525 £500 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.95% +26.65% -28.18%
10th Percentile £355 £451 £367
90th Percentile £695 £644 £502
England median daily rate £550 £550 £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £65.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% -38.46% -

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 381 254 228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 16.44% 8.45% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 171 138
East Midlands median daily rate £403 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.75% +21.21% -16.46%
10th Percentile £247 £263 £200
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £500 £495 £450
% change year-on-year +1.01% +10.00% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 19
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.62% -25.71% +25.00%
10th Percentile £13.57 £11.38 £12.50
90th Percentile £20.00 £30.63 £23.50
England median hourly rate £18.25 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.35% -15.00% -4.76%

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Kubernetes as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in the East Midlands

Kubernetes
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Kubernetes in the East Midlands

Kubernetes
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Kubernetes in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 25 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kubernetes in the East Midlands

Kubernetes
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kubernetes within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 March 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
Northamptonshire +19 27 £525 +16.54% 1
Nottinghamshire +19 17 £550 +4.76% 5
Leicestershire +14 5 £450 -10.00%
Derbyshire +14 2 £700 +7.69%
Lincolnshire +1 2 £350 -46.15%
Kubernetes
England

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 53 (96.36%) Docker
2 38 (69.09%) DevOps
3 30 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (43.64%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (43.64%) Microservices
5 21 (38.18%) Linux
6 20 (36.36%) Terraform
7 17 (30.91%) Java
7 17 (30.91%) Microsoft Azure
8 15 (27.27%) Python
8 15 (27.27%) OpenShift
9 14 (25.45%) SQL
9 14 (25.45%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (23.64%) Jenkins
10 13 (23.64%) Opscode Chef
10 13 (23.64%) Spring Boot
11 12 (21.82%) Git (software)
11 12 (21.82%) Spring
12 10 (18.18%) Hibernate
12 10 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (16.36%) Groovy
13 9 (16.36%) Google
13 9 (16.36%) Scrum
13 9 (16.36%) TDD
13 9 (16.36%) Oracle
13 9 (16.36%) Web Services
13 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
13 9 (16.36%) Ansible
13 9 (16.36%) Java 8
14 8 (14.55%) HTML

Kubernetes
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 6 (10.91%) OpenStack
2 4 (7.27%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (7.27%) JBoss
3 2 (3.64%) Apache
3 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.64%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 24 (43.64%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (30.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (27.27%) OpenShift
4 7 (12.73%) Office 365
5 5 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (9.09%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (7.27%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (7.27%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (3.64%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (3.64%) SaaS
8 1 (1.82%) IaaS
8 1 (1.82%) PaaS
8 1 (1.82%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (5.45%) HTTP
3 1 (1.82%) SAN
3 1 (1.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) Blockchain
1 6 (10.91%) Hadoop
1 6 (10.91%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.27%) NoSQL
2 4 (7.27%) RDBMS
3 3 (5.45%) DB2
3 3 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.64%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.64%) MySQL
4 2 (3.64%) SQLPlus
5 1 (1.82%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (23.64%) Jenkins
2 12 (21.82%) Git (software)
3 7 (12.73%) Maven
4 6 (10.91%) RSpec
4 6 (10.91%) Vagrant
5 5 (9.09%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (7.27%) CA Release Automation
6 4 (7.27%) JIRA
6 4 (7.27%) SonarQube
6 4 (7.27%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (7.27%) TeamCity
7 3 (5.45%) Gradle
7 3 (5.45%) JUnit
7 3 (5.45%) NetBeans
8 2 (3.64%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.82%) Artifactory
9 1 (1.82%) GitLab
9 1 (1.82%) GoCD
9 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (5.45%) Banking
1 3 (5.45%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.82%) Electronics
2 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.82%) Marketing
2 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (34.55%) Developer
2 18 (32.73%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (21.82%) Java Developer
4 9 (16.36%) AWS Engineer
5 7 (12.73%) Architect
5 7 (12.73%) AWS DevOps
6 6 (10.91%) AWS Developer
6 6 (10.91%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 6 (10.91%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (9.09%) Senior Developer
7 5 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Cloud Architect
8 4 (7.27%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 3 (5.45%) Lead Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Lead Java Developer
9 3 (5.45%) MuleSoft Developer
10 2 (3.64%) .NET Developer
10 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 2 (3.64%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (23.64%) Spring Boot
2 12 (21.82%) Spring
3 10 (18.18%) Hibernate
4 9 (16.36%) Web Services
5 8 (14.55%) HTML
5 8 (14.55%) HTML5
6 7 (12.73%) Elastic Stack
7 6 (10.91%) Node.js
8 5 (9.09%) .NET
8 5 (9.09%) CSS
8 5 (9.09%) CSS3
8 5 (9.09%) REST
9 4 (7.27%) AngularJS
10 3 (5.45%) .NET Core
10 3 (5.45%) Ionic Framework
10 3 (5.45%) Java RMI
10 3 (5.45%) OSGi
11 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET
11 2 (3.64%) LAMP
11 2 (3.64%) React
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.64%) Fintech
2 2 (3.64%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.82%) Cloud Native
3 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.82%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 21 (38.18%) Linux
2 10 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (9.09%) Windows
4 4 (7.27%) Unix
5 2 (3.64%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (69.09%) DevOps
2 30 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (43.64%) Microservices
4 14 (25.45%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (16.36%) Scrum
5 9 (16.36%) TDD
6 7 (12.73%) Build Automation
6 7 (12.73%) OO
7 6 (10.91%) TOGAF
8 5 (9.09%) BDD
8 5 (9.09%) High Availability
8 5 (9.09%) Migration
9 4 (7.27%) Computer Science
9 4 (7.27%) Configuration Management
9 4 (7.27%) Deployment Automation
9 4 (7.27%) Software Engineering
10 3 (5.45%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (5.45%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (5.45%) SDLC
10 3 (5.45%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 17 (30.91%) Java
2 15 (27.27%) Python
3 14 (25.45%) SQL
4 9 (16.36%) Groovy
4 9 (16.36%) Java 8
5 6 (10.91%) Ruby
6 4 (7.27%) Perl
7 3 (5.45%) Bash Shell
7 3 (5.45%) C#
8 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.64%) PHP
9 1 (1.82%) Go
9 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.82%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) Degree
1 4 (7.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 53 (96.36%) Docker
2 6 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 20 (36.36%) Terraform
2 13 (23.64%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (16.36%) Ansible
4 6 (10.91%) Packer
5 4 (7.27%) Consul
5 4 (7.27%) Kibana
5 4 (7.27%) Puppet
6 2 (3.64%) Salt
7 1 (1.82%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (1.82%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 9 (16.36%) Google
1 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
1 9 (16.36%) Oracle
2 7 (12.73%) VMware
3 6 (10.91%) Red Hat
4 5 (9.09%) Cisco
5 4 (7.27%) AppDynamics
6 3 (5.45%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.82%) SAP
7 1 (1.82%) WSO2