Period
to 12 December 2018

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 12 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 143 146
Rank change year-on-year +42 +3 -
Contract jobs citing Kubernetes 42 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.57% 0.28% 0.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.35% 3.85% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 8 0
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% - -
England median daily rate £550 £535 £525
% change year-on-year +2.80% +1.90% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £41.17 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year +17.61% - -

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 370 234 242
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 13.82% 7.33% 7.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 151 144
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00% -8.54%
10th Percentile £215 £235 £222
90th Percentile £550 £519 £586
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 19
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £14.10 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.08% -19.43% +29.63%
10th Percentile £14.06 £10.69 £13.03
90th Percentile £21.00 £20.25 £22.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.73
% change year-on-year - -15.58% +3.65%

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 12 December 2018.

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 12 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
Nottinghamshire +26 21 £400 -25.58% 6
Northamptonshire +7 15 £413 -
Leicestershire +12 3 £450 +9.09% 4
Derbyshire - 1 - - 1
Kubernetes
England

For the 6 months to 12 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 40 (95.24%) Docker
2 32 (76.19%) DevOps
3 23 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (54.76%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
5 18 (42.86%) Ansible
6 16 (38.10%) Java
7 14 (33.33%) Jenkins
7 14 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (33.33%) Puppet
8 12 (28.57%) NoSQL
8 12 (28.57%) Oracle
8 12 (28.57%) Python
8 12 (28.57%) HTTP
9 10 (23.81%) SQL
9 10 (23.81%) Scrum
9 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (21.43%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (21.43%) Git (software)
10 9 (21.43%) PowerShell
10 9 (21.43%) Configuration Management
10 9 (21.43%) Web Services
11 8 (19.05%) DB2
11 8 (19.05%) JUnit
11 8 (19.05%) CSS
11 8 (19.05%) HTML
11 8 (19.05%) Linux
11 8 (19.05%) Java RMI
11 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
11 8 (19.05%) Red Hat

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 5 (11.90%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (9.52%) Confluence
3 2 (4.76%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.38%) Apache
4 1 (2.38%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 21 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (21.43%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (11.90%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (11.90%) OpenShift
6 4 (9.52%) Tricentis Tosca
7 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (2.38%) PaaS
7 1 (2.38%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 12 (28.57%) HTTP
2 5 (11.90%) SSL
3 4 (9.52%) DHCP
3 4 (9.52%) DNS
3 4 (9.52%) IPsec
3 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 8 (19.05%) DB2
2 8 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (9.52%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (9.52%) MongoDB
4 3 (7.14%) Big Data
5 2 (4.76%) Data Mining
5 2 (4.76%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.38%) MySQL
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 14 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 9 (21.43%) Git (software)
3 8 (19.05%) Bitbucket
3 8 (19.05%) JUnit
3 8 (19.05%) NetBeans
4 6 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (11.90%) Artifactory
5 5 (11.90%) Subversion
6 4 (9.52%) Cucumber
6 4 (9.52%) HP UFT
6 4 (9.52%) JIRA
6 4 (9.52%) Maven
6 4 (9.52%) Selenium
7 1 (2.38%) GitLab
7 1 (2.38%) GoCD
7 1 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (19.05%) AWS Engineer
2 8 (19.05%) Developer
2 8 (19.05%) Java Developer
3 7 (16.67%) AWS DevOps
4 5 (11.90%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Lead Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Lead DevOps
4 5 (11.90%) Lead Java Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Azure DevOps
6 2 (4.76%) Data Scientist
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Azure Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.43%) Web Services
2 8 (19.05%) CSS
2 8 (19.05%) CSS3
2 8 (19.05%) HTML
2 8 (19.05%) HTML5
2 8 (19.05%) Java RMI
2 8 (19.05%) OSGi
2 8 (19.05%) REST
3 6 (14.29%) Node.js
3 6 (14.29%) React
3 6 (14.29%) Spring
4 2 (4.76%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (4.76%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (2.38%) LAMP
5 1 (2.38%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (2.38%) Memcached
5 1 (2.38%) PHP-FPM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Public Cloud
2 2 (4.76%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.38%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.05%) Linux
2 7 (16.67%) Windows
3 6 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 4 (9.52%) Unix
5 2 (4.76%) CentOS
6 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (76.19%) DevOps
2 23 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (54.76%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (23.81%) Scrum
4 9 (21.43%) Configuration Management
5 8 (19.05%) BDD
5 8 (19.05%) Build Automation
5 8 (19.05%) Integration Testing
5 8 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (16.67%) Computer Science
7 6 (14.29%) ATDD
7 6 (14.29%) Pair Programming
7 6 (14.29%) SDLC
7 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 6 (14.29%) TDD
7 6 (14.29%) Test Automation
8 5 (11.90%) Dependency Management
8 5 (11.90%) High Availability
8 5 (11.90%) Machine Learning
8 5 (11.90%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 16 (38.10%) Java
2 12 (28.57%) Python
3 10 (23.81%) SQL
4 9 (21.43%) PowerShell
5 8 (19.05%) Groovy
6 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 4 (9.52%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.76%) Perl
8 2 (4.76%) R
8 2 (4.76%) Scala
9 1 (2.38%) Go
9 1 (2.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) PhD
3 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 40 (95.24%) Docker
2 5 (11.90%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (42.86%) Ansible
2 14 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (33.33%) Puppet
3 8 (19.05%) Terraform
4 4 (9.52%) Consul
4 4 (9.52%) OpenView
4 4 (9.52%) SCOM
4 4 (9.52%) ZABBIX
5 1 (2.38%) HAProxy
5 1 (2.38%) Icinga
5 1 (2.38%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) Oracle
2 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.05%) Red Hat
3 7 (16.67%) Google
4 4 (9.52%) Ab Initio
4 4 (9.52%) AppDynamics
4 4 (9.52%) Atlassian
4 4 (9.52%) HP