Period
to 14 August 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 14 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 191 192
Rank change year-on-year +45 +1 +22
Contract jobs citing Kubernetes 53 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.08% 0.19% 0.019%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.85% 1.68% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 7 1
East of England median daily rate £525 £550 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +46.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £459 £454 £363
90th Percentile £745 £575 £388
England median daily rate £550 £538 £525
% change year-on-year +2.33% +2.38% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £60.00 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -

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 599 537 459
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 12.20% 11.54% 8.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 297 275
East of England median daily rate £450 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +21.43%
10th Percentile £256 £190 £200
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
England median daily rate £490 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +3.16% +8.57% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 34 23
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £14.67 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.29% -16.17% -42.62%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.56 £12.75
90th Percentile £23.90 £21.95 £40.00
England median hourly rate £19.25 £17.45 £21.75
% change year-on-year +10.35% -19.79% +6.10%

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 14 August 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 14 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
Cambridgeshire - 22 £550 - 33
Essex - 12 £575 -
Hertfordshire -5 9 £550 - 10
Suffolk - 8 £538 -
Bedfordshire - 1 - - 1
Norfolk - 1 £350 - 2
Kubernetes
England

For the 6 months to 14 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 East of England region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 49 (92.45%) Docker
2 42 (79.25%) DevOps
3 26 (49.06%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (43.40%) Ansible
5 22 (41.51%) Linux
6 20 (37.74%) Microservices
7 17 (32.08%) Java
7 17 (32.08%) Puppet
8 16 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (24.53%) Web Services
9 13 (24.53%) Terraform
10 12 (22.64%) Jenkins
10 12 (22.64%) Maven
11 11 (20.75%) Spring
11 11 (20.75%) Load Balancing
11 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (16.98%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (16.98%) Configuration Management
12 9 (16.98%) Python
12 9 (16.98%) Bash Shell
12 9 (16.98%) RESTful
13 8 (15.09%) OWASP
13 8 (15.09%) Validation
13 8 (15.09%) UML
13 8 (15.09%) Node.js
13 8 (15.09%) ES6
13 8 (15.09%) Consul
14 7 (13.21%) Enterprise Cloud
14 7 (13.21%) RabbitMQ
14 7 (13.21%) OpenStack

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 7 (13.21%) Apache
1 7 (13.21%) Cloud Foundry
1 7 (13.21%) Elasticsearch
1 7 (13.21%) OpenStack
2 4 (7.55%) Confluence
3 2 (3.77%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.89%) IIS
4 1 (1.89%) nginx
4 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 26 (49.06%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (7.55%) GitHub
4 3 (5.66%) PaaS
5 2 (3.77%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.89%) Heroku
6 1 (1.89%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) DNS
2 4 (7.55%) HTTP
3 2 (3.77%) DHCP
3 2 (3.77%) DSL
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 9 (16.98%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (13.21%) NoSQL
2 7 (13.21%) Redis
3 6 (11.32%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (11.32%) Geospatial Data
4 3 (5.66%) DB2
5 2 (3.77%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.89%) Big Data
6 1 (1.89%) Flink
6 1 (1.89%) HBase
6 1 (1.89%) JanusGraph
6 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.89%) MySQL
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.89%) Scylla
Development Applications
1 12 (22.64%) Jenkins
1 12 (22.64%) Maven
2 5 (9.43%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.55%) Bitbucket
3 4 (7.55%) JIRA
3 4 (7.55%) TeamCity
4 3 (5.66%) GitLab
4 3 (5.66%) JIRA Agile
4 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (3.77%) Gradle
5 2 (3.77%) gulp
5 2 (3.77%) Subversion
6 1 (1.89%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (1.89%) git-flow
6 1 (1.89%) Grunt
6 1 (1.89%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.89%) Spock
6 1 (1.89%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.89%) webpack
General
1 6 (11.32%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.66%) Finance
3 1 (1.89%) Advertising
3 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (37.74%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (18.87%) Developer
3 9 (16.98%) Analyst
4 8 (15.09%) Technical Analyst
5 7 (13.21%) Cloud Developer
6 6 (11.32%) AWS Engineer
7 5 (9.43%) AWS DevOps
7 5 (9.43%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 5 (9.43%) Business Analyst
7 5 (9.43%) Lead DevOps
8 4 (7.55%) Technical Business Analyst
9 3 (5.66%) Administrator
9 3 (5.66%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 3 (5.66%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (5.66%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 2 (3.77%) Lead Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Lead DevOps Engineer
10 2 (3.77%) Linux Engineer
10 2 (3.77%) Systems Administrator
11 1 (1.89%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.53%) Web Services
2 11 (20.75%) Spring
3 9 (16.98%) RESTful
4 8 (15.09%) Node.js
5 7 (13.21%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (11.32%) SOAP
7 5 (9.43%) XML
8 4 (7.55%) .NET
8 4 (7.55%) CSS
8 4 (7.55%) Elastic Stack
8 4 (7.55%) HTML
8 4 (7.55%) HTML5
9 3 (5.66%) JSON
9 3 (5.66%) REST
10 2 (3.77%) AngularJS
10 2 (3.77%) Django
10 2 (3.77%) J2EE
10 2 (3.77%) jQuery
10 2 (3.77%) JSTL
10 2 (3.77%) React
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Enterprise Cloud
1 7 (13.21%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (9.43%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.77%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.77%) PKI
3 2 (3.77%) User Experience
4 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.89%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.89%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.89%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 22 (41.51%) Linux
2 5 (9.43%) Windows
3 4 (7.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.66%) Unix
5 2 (3.77%) CentOS
5 2 (3.77%) DC/OS
6 1 (1.89%) Android
6 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.89%) Solaris
6 1 (1.89%) VMS
6 1 (1.89%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (79.25%) DevOps
2 20 (37.74%) Microservices
3 16 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (20.75%) Load Balancing
5 9 (16.98%) Configuration Management
6 8 (15.09%) OWASP
6 8 (15.09%) UML
6 8 (15.09%) Validation
7 6 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (9.43%) High Availability
8 5 (9.43%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (9.43%) Scrum
8 5 (9.43%) Test Automation
9 4 (7.55%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 4 (7.55%) Open Source
9 4 (7.55%) Software Engineering
9 4 (7.55%) Task Automation
10 3 (5.66%) Continuous Deployment
10 3 (5.66%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.08%) Java
2 9 (16.98%) Bash Shell
2 9 (16.98%) Python
3 8 (15.09%) ES6
4 7 (13.21%) SQL
5 5 (9.43%) JavaScript
5 5 (9.43%) Perl
5 5 (9.43%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.66%) Ruby
7 2 (3.77%) C
7 2 (3.77%) C#
7 2 (3.77%) Scala
8 1 (1.89%) Go
8 1 (1.89%) Gremlin
8 1 (1.89%) Java 8
8 1 (1.89%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) AWS Certification
2 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.77%) Degree
3 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 49 (92.45%) Docker
2 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.89%) HDFS
3 1 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (43.40%) Ansible
2 17 (32.08%) Puppet
3 13 (24.53%) Terraform
4 8 (15.09%) Consul
5 5 (9.43%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (7.55%) Mesos
7 2 (3.77%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (3.77%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (3.77%) Nagios
7 2 (3.77%) Prometheus
7 2 (3.77%) Rancher
7 2 (3.77%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (1.89%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (9.43%) Red Hat
2 2 (3.77%) Cisco
2 2 (3.77%) Dynatrace
3 1 (1.89%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.89%) Hortonworks
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle
3 1 (1.89%) Sonatype
3 1 (1.89%) Tableau
3 1 (1.89%) Xamarin