Period
to 5 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 5 April 2020 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.

Kubernetes (k8s)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 81 96 -
Rank change year-on-year +15 - +81
Contract jobs citing Kubernetes 4 12 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.36% 0.81% -
As % of the Systems Management category 2.35% 7.02% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
Median daily rate £413 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.50% - -
Scotland median daily rate £495 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -5.71% - +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
Scotland median hourly rate £75.50 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year +77.65% - -

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 Glasgow with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 170 171 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 15.34% 11.52% 9.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 93 69
Median daily rate £500 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +8.84% -8.13%
10th Percentile £325 £163 £204
90th Percentile £625 £623 £528
Scotland median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 1
Median hourly rate £21.25 £34.69 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.75% +73.46% -53.49%
10th Percentile £13.00 £27.02 £19.00
90th Percentile £34.00 £42.21 £21.00
Median hourly rate £23.50 £26.89 £20.00
% change year-on-year -12.59% +34.43% -4.76%

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Kubernetes as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in Glasgow

Kubernetes
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Kubernetes in Glasgow.

Daily rate trend for Kubernetes in Glasgow

Kubernetes
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Kubernetes in Glasgow over the 6 months to 5 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Kubernetes in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 5 April 2020, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) AWS
1 3 (75.00%) REST
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (75.00%) Docker
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps
1 3 (75.00%) Microservices
1 3 (75.00%) Public Sector
2 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (50.00%) TMMi
2 2 (50.00%) GitLab
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (50.00%) Jasmine
2 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Azure
3 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) SQL

Kubernetes
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) AWS
2 2 (50.00%) Azure
3 1 (25.00%) GCP
3 1 (25.00%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) GitLab
2 2 (50.00%) Jasmine
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (75.00%) Public Sector
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Flask
3 1 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (25.00%) React
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) Spring Boot
3 1 (25.00%) Vue.js
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps
1 3 (75.00%) Microservices
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) TMMi
3 1 (25.00%) Commercial Awareness
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Google
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft