Period
to 7 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 7 August 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)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 27 72 94
Rank change year-on-year +45 +22 -5
Contract jobs citing Kubernetes 22 32 9
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.37% 2.18% 0.57%
As % of the Systems Management category 32.84% 13.62% 6.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 28 8
Median daily rate £475 £450 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -18.18% -
10th Percentile £306 £388 £453
90th Percentile £608 £591 £798
East of England median daily rate £500 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -4.76% - -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 67 235 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 13.29% 16.02% 9.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 141 83
Median daily rate £383 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +12.50% -20.00%
10th Percentile £185 £300 £180
90th Percentile £615 £588 £534
East of England median daily rate £448 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -0.56% - -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 21
Median hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.43% +20.69% -
10th Percentile £12.84 £12.25 £12.25
90th Percentile £66.00 £38.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +11.43% +2.94% +17.24%

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in Hertfordshire

Kubernetes
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Daily rate trend for Kubernetes in Hertfordshire

Kubernetes
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Kubernetes in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 7 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Kubernetes in Hertfordshire

Kubernetes
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kubernetes within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 7 August 2020. 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
Hemel Hempstead +2 6 £512 +13.68%
Borehamwood - 5 £313 -
Stevenage +22 4 £550 -21.43% 3
Watford +40 3 £513 +15.49%
Ware - 3 £630 -
Hatfield +7 1 - - 1
Kubernetes
East of England

For the 6 months to 7 August 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 17 (77.27%) Terraform
2 16 (72.73%) Linux
3 13 (59.09%) Python
3 13 (59.09%) Azure
4 12 (54.55%) AWS
4 12 (54.55%) MySQL
4 12 (54.55%) Docker
5 11 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 10 (45.45%) PHP
6 10 (45.45%) DevOps
7 9 (40.91%) Ansible
7 9 (40.91%) GCP
8 8 (36.36%) AngularJS
8 8 (36.36%) Java
9 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
9 7 (31.82%) Laravel
9 7 (31.82%) Node.js
10 6 (27.27%) Puppet
10 6 (27.27%) Confluence
10 6 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (27.27%) Bitbucket
10 6 (27.27%) Mobile App
10 6 (27.27%) Vagrant
10 6 (27.27%) BigQuery
10 6 (27.27%) Demand Forecasting
10 6 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (27.27%) Performance Analysis
10 6 (27.27%) Packer
10 6 (27.27%) React

Kubernetes
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 6 (27.27%) Apache
1 6 (27.27%) Confluence
1 6 (27.27%) nginx
1 6 (27.27%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 13 (59.09%) Azure
2 12 (54.55%) AWS
3 9 (40.91%) GCP
4 3 (13.64%) Amazon S3
4 3 (13.64%) Azure Data Factory
4 3 (13.64%) Power Platform
5 1 (4.55%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (4.55%) Kong
5 1 (4.55%) SaaS
5 1 (4.55%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) DNS
1 1 (4.55%) FTP
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
1 1 (4.55%) SMS
1 1 (4.55%) SSL
1 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) MySQL
2 6 (27.27%) BigQuery
3 3 (13.64%) Data Lake
3 3 (13.64%) Hadoop
3 3 (13.64%) HDInsight
3 3 (13.64%) ObjectStore
3 3 (13.64%) Power BI
3 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
3 3 (13.64%) Semantic Layer
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
3 6 (27.27%) Bitbucket
3 6 (27.27%) JIRA
3 6 (27.27%) Vagrant
4 3 (13.64%) JUnit
5 1 (4.55%) Gatling
5 1 (4.55%) Geb
5 1 (4.55%) GitLab
5 1 (4.55%) Gradle
5 1 (4.55%) Spock
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) PHP Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Senior Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Data Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Linux Developer
4 2 (9.09%) MySQL Developer
4 2 (9.09%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Java Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
5 1 (4.55%) PHP Laravel Developer
5 1 (4.55%) PHP Zend Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior DevOps
5 1 (4.55%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) AngularJS
2 7 (31.82%) Laravel
2 7 (31.82%) Node.js
3 6 (27.27%) LAMP
3 6 (27.27%) LEMP Stack
3 6 (27.27%) React
4 4 (18.18%) Kafka
5 3 (13.64%) RESTful
5 3 (13.64%) Spring
5 3 (13.64%) XACML
6 2 (9.09%) JSON
6 2 (9.09%) OAuth
7 1 (4.55%) Ember.js
7 1 (4.55%) Guice
7 1 (4.55%) OAuth2
7 1 (4.55%) Ratpack
7 1 (4.55%) REST
7 1 (4.55%) Spring Boot
7 1 (4.55%) Vue.js
7 1 (4.55%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Mobile App
2 3 (13.64%) Data Structures
2 3 (13.64%) FMCG
2 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) DevOps
2 6 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (27.27%) Configuration Management
2 6 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
2 6 (27.27%) Demand Forecasting
2 6 (27.27%) Integration Testing
2 6 (27.27%) Kanban
2 6 (27.27%) Performance Analysis
2 6 (27.27%) Scrum
2 6 (27.27%) Test Automation
3 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure as Code
5 3 (13.64%) Analytics
5 3 (13.64%) API Design
5 3 (13.64%) Change Data Capture
5 3 (13.64%) Data Governance
5 3 (13.64%) Data Ingestion
5 3 (13.64%) Data Transformation
5 3 (13.64%) Data Virtualisation
5 3 (13.64%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) Python
2 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (45.45%) PHP
4 8 (36.36%) Java
5 6 (27.27%) Bash Shell
6 3 (13.64%) SQL
7 1 (4.55%) Haskell
7 1 (4.55%) Java 8
7 1 (4.55%) Scala
7 1 (4.55%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (54.55%) Docker
2 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.64%) NFS
Systems Management
1 17 (77.27%) Terraform
2 9 (40.91%) Ansible
3 6 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (27.27%) Packer
3 6 (27.27%) Puppet
4 1 (4.55%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (4.55%) Grafana
4 1 (4.55%) Istio
4 1 (4.55%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle
1 3 (13.64%) Tableau
1 3 (13.64%) Talend
2 1 (4.55%) Google
2 1 (4.55%) Zend