Period
to 24 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 24 June 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 of England
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 188 -
Rank change year-on-year +50 - -
Contract jobs citing Kubernetes 53 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.19% 0.067% -
As % of the Systems Management category 9.98% 0.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 29 3 0
East of England median daily rate £575 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% - -
England median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 - -
England median hourly rate £57.50 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year +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 the East of England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 531 514 402
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 11.94% 11.49% 8.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 288 234
East of England median daily rate £425 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +9.09% +17.86%
10th Percentile £239 £179 £178
90th Percentile £618 £587 £575
England median daily rate £488 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +5.41% +8.82% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 31 20
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -17.14% -25.53%
10th Percentile £11.50 £12.26 £13.23
90th Percentile £28.40 £21.25 £44.48
England median hourly rate £19.40 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +7.78% -20.00% +12.50%

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in the East of England

Kubernetes
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Kubernetes in the East of England

Kubernetes
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Kubernetes in the East of England over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kubernetes in the East of England

Kubernetes
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 24 June 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
Cambridgeshire - 26 £500 - 13
Essex - 13 £675 -
Hertfordshire -1 7 £750 +36.36% 7
Suffolk - 5 £550 - 3
Bedfordshire - 1 - - 1
Norfolk - 1 £350 - 1
Kubernetes
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 of England region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 52 (98.11%) Docker
2 42 (79.25%) DevOps
3 29 (54.72%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (47.17%) Linux
4 25 (47.17%) Ansible
5 21 (39.62%) Puppet
6 20 (37.74%) Microsoft Azure
7 19 (35.85%) Java
7 19 (35.85%) Microservices
8 16 (30.19%) Terraform
9 14 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (26.42%) Maven
10 13 (24.53%) Jenkins
11 12 (22.64%) Python
12 11 (20.75%) PostgreSQL
12 11 (20.75%) Spring
12 11 (20.75%) Load Balancing
12 11 (20.75%) Bash Shell
13 10 (18.87%) UML
13 10 (18.87%) Unix
13 10 (18.87%) Opscode Chef
14 9 (16.98%) Web Services
14 9 (16.98%) Apache
14 9 (16.98%) Perl
15 8 (15.09%) Scrum
15 8 (15.09%) SQL
15 8 (15.09%) RESTful
15 8 (15.09%) Git (software)
15 8 (15.09%) NoSQL
15 8 (15.09%) Consul

Kubernetes
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 9 (16.98%) Apache
2 7 (13.21%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (11.32%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (7.55%) Confluence
4 4 (7.55%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 29 (54.72%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (37.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (9.43%) GitHub
4 3 (5.66%) PaaS
5 2 (3.77%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.89%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.89%) Heroku
6 1 (1.89%) IaaS
6 1 (1.89%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) DNS
2 3 (5.66%) HTTP
3 2 (3.77%) DHCP
3 2 (3.77%) FTP
3 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.89%) SSH
4 1 (1.89%) SSL
4 1 (1.89%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (15.09%) NoSQL
3 7 (13.21%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (11.32%) Geospatial Data
4 6 (11.32%) Redis
5 4 (7.55%) DB2
6 3 (5.66%) MySQL
6 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database
6 3 (5.66%) RDBMS
6 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (26.42%) Maven
2 13 (24.53%) Jenkins
3 8 (15.09%) Git (software)
4 4 (7.55%) Bitbucket
4 4 (7.55%) Gradle
4 4 (7.55%) JIRA
5 3 (5.66%) Apache Ivy
5 3 (5.66%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (3.77%) Checkstyle
6 2 (3.77%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.89%) Gerrit
7 1 (1.89%) GitLab
7 1 (1.89%) gulp
7 1 (1.89%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (1.89%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.89%) Spock
7 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.89%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (13.21%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.55%) Finance
3 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.66%) Marketing
4 2 (3.77%) Electronics
5 1 (1.89%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (35.85%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (16.98%) Analyst
3 8 (15.09%) Technical Analyst
4 7 (13.21%) Developer
5 6 (11.32%) Cloud Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Administrator
6 5 (9.43%) Business Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Development Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Lead DevOps
7 4 (7.55%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (7.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (7.55%) Machine Learning Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Research Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Software Development Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Software Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Technical Business Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) AWS DevOps
8 3 (5.66%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.75%) Spring
2 9 (16.98%) Web Services
3 8 (15.09%) RESTful
4 6 (11.32%) Node.js
4 6 (11.32%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (9.43%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (7.55%) HTML
6 4 (7.55%) HTML5
6 4 (7.55%) SOAP
7 3 (5.66%) CSS
7 3 (5.66%) REST
7 3 (5.66%) XML
8 2 (3.77%) Ajax
8 2 (3.77%) DOM
8 2 (3.77%) Java EE
8 2 (3.77%) Java SE
8 2 (3.77%) JSP
8 2 (3.77%) JSTL
8 2 (3.77%) LDAP
8 2 (3.77%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Enterprise Cloud
1 6 (11.32%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (9.43%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (7.55%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.55%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.77%) PKI
4 2 (3.77%) User Experience
4 2 (3.77%) Wiki
5 1 (1.89%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (47.17%) Linux
2 10 (18.87%) Unix
3 3 (5.66%) Solaris
3 3 (5.66%) Windows
4 2 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.89%) CentOS
5 1 (1.89%) DC/OS
5 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.89%) VMS
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (79.25%) DevOps
2 19 (35.85%) Microservices
3 14 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (20.75%) Load Balancing
5 10 (18.87%) UML
6 8 (15.09%) Scrum
7 7 (13.21%) Configuration Management
7 7 (13.21%) Machine Learning
7 7 (13.21%) OWASP
8 6 (11.32%) Validation
9 5 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (9.43%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (7.55%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (7.55%) Data Management
10 4 (7.55%) Deep Learning
11 3 (5.66%) Artificial Intelligence
11 3 (5.66%) High Availability
11 3 (5.66%) Low Latency
11 3 (5.66%) Requirements Management
11 3 (5.66%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.85%) Java
2 12 (22.64%) Python
3 11 (20.75%) Bash Shell
4 9 (16.98%) Perl
5 8 (15.09%) SQL
6 7 (13.21%) ES6
7 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
7 4 (7.55%) Ruby
8 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
9 2 (3.77%) C
10 1 (1.89%) C++
10 1 (1.89%) Java 8
10 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.89%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) PhD
2 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) AWS Certification
3 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 52 (98.11%) Docker
2 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.89%) RHEV
3 1 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 25 (47.17%) Ansible
2 21 (39.62%) Puppet
3 16 (30.19%) Terraform
4 10 (18.87%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (15.09%) Consul
6 4 (7.55%) Mesos
6 4 (7.55%) Rancher
7 3 (5.66%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (3.77%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (3.77%) Nagios
9 1 (1.89%) CFEngine
9 1 (1.89%) Graphite
9 1 (1.89%) HP Fortify
9 1 (1.89%) logstash
9 1 (1.89%) Prometheus
9 1 (1.89%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3 (5.66%) Atlassian
1 3 (5.66%) Oracle
1 3 (5.66%) Red Hat
2 2 (3.77%) Cisco
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.77%) SAP
2 2 (3.77%) Sonatype
3 1 (1.89%) AlienVault
3 1 (1.89%) Dynatrace
3 1 (1.89%) Juniper
3 1 (1.89%) Xamarin