Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 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)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 101 85 -
Rank change year-on-year -16 - -
Contract jobs citing Kubernetes 12 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.77% 0.60% -
As % of the Systems Management category 6.78% 4.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
Glasgow median daily rate £500 £365 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.99% - -
Scotland median daily rate £500 £450 -
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £42.50 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £42.50 - -

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 177 149 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 11.32% 12.84% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 88 81
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34% +20.83%
10th Percentile £203 £306 £173
90th Percentile £541 £552 £450
Scotland median daily rate £425 £415 £345
% change year-on-year +2.41% +20.29% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £34.69 £20.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.46% -53.49% -
10th Percentile £27.02 £19.05 £41.50
90th Percentile £42.21 £20.95 £44.50
Scotland median hourly rate £34.69 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +38.77% +16.28% +16.22%

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in Glasgow

Kubernetes
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Kubernetes in Glasgow

Kubernetes
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Kubernetes in Glasgow over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kubernetes in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 9 (75.00%) Docker
2 7 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (58.33%) Java
3 6 (50.00%) DevOps
4 5 (41.67%) Microservices
5 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 4 (33.33%) Python
5 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 4 (33.33%) HTML
6 3 (25.00%) Linux
6 3 (25.00%) CSS
6 3 (25.00%) Web Services
6 3 (25.00%) SOA
6 3 (25.00%) Web Development
6 3 (25.00%) REST
6 3 (25.00%) Go
6 3 (25.00%) Private Cloud
6 3 (25.00%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (25.00%) Serverless
7 2 (16.67%) React
7 2 (16.67%) Fintech
7 2 (16.67%) Spring Boot
7 2 (16.67%) Front End Development
7 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 2 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (16.67%) Splunk
7 2 (16.67%) Node.js
7 2 (16.67%) Express

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (25.00%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (25.00%) Serverless
4 2 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (8.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (8.33%) Datadog
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) DB2
1 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (8.33%) Travis CI
1 1 (8.33%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (16.67%) Banking
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (16.67%) Kubernetes Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Angular Developer
4 1 (8.33%) AWS Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Azure Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 4 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (25.00%) CSS
2 3 (25.00%) REST
2 3 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (16.67%) Express
3 2 (16.67%) Node.js
3 2 (16.67%) React
3 2 (16.67%) Spring
3 2 (16.67%) Spring Boot
4 1 (8.33%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
4 1 (8.33%) J2EE
4 1 (8.33%) Kafka
4 1 (8.33%) Middleware
4 1 (8.33%) RxJS
4 1 (8.33%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Private Cloud
2 2 (16.67%) Fintech
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) CentOS
2 1 (8.33%) DC/OS
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) DevOps
2 5 (41.67%) Microservices
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) SOA
4 3 (25.00%) Web Development
5 2 (16.67%) Front End Development
5 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 2 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (16.67%) Scrum
5 2 (16.67%) Web Design
6 1 (8.33%) API Integration
6 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
6 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 1 (8.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 1 (8.33%) MVC
6 1 (8.33%) People Management
6 1 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (8.33%) SDLC
6 1 (8.33%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) Python
3 3 (25.00%) Go
4 1 (8.33%) Perl
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Docker
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (8.33%) VirtualBox
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Ansible
1 1 (8.33%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (8.33%) Packer
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
1 1 (8.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Splunk
1 2 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Google
2 1 (8.33%) New Relic
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle