Period
to 20 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 20 July 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)
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 118 156
Rank change year-on-year -22 +38 -
Contract jobs citing Kubernetes 14 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.55% 0.74% 0.10%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.15% 6.64% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 3
Leeds median daily rate £450 £535 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.89% +25.88% -
10th Percentile £413 £421 £413
90th Percentile £660 £562 £548
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £535 £425
% change year-on-year -15.89% +25.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire 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 Leeds with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 337 241 356
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 13.21% 11.15% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 149 243
Leeds median daily rate £430 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.71% +2.94% +17.24%
10th Percentile £340 £294 £301
90th Percentile £575 £559 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Leeds median hourly rate - £28.27 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +135.54% -33.79%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £10.31 £12.75
% change year-on-year +45.56% -19.18% -32.00%

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in Leeds

Kubernetes
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Kubernetes in Leeds

Kubernetes
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Kubernetes in Leeds over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kubernetes in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 13 (92.86%) Docker
2 9 (64.29%) DevOps
2 9 (64.29%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (28.57%) Ansible
5 4 (28.57%) Python
6 3 (21.43%) Java
6 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (21.43%) Open Source
6 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
6 3 (21.43%) Puppet
6 3 (21.43%) Kafka
6 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
7 2 (14.29%) GitLab
7 2 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
7 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (14.29%) Rancher
7 2 (14.29%) Terraform
7 2 (14.29%) Web Operations
7 2 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
7 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (14.29%) RESTful
7 2 (14.29%) Migration
7 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
7 2 (14.29%) MySQL

Kubernetes
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 (7.14%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (7.14%) nginx
1 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 9 (64.29%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (7.14%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (7.14%) CloudFront
3 1 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (7.14%) npm
3 1 (7.14%) PaaS
3 1 (7.14%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
1 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
1 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) BigQuery
2 1 (7.14%) Bigtable
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) GitLab
2 2 (14.29%) JUnit
3 1 (7.14%) CircleCI
3 1 (7.14%) Gradle
3 1 (7.14%) gulp
3 1 (7.14%) IBM UrbanCode
3 1 (7.14%) Maven
3 1 (7.14%) Mockito
3 1 (7.14%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) AWS DevOps
3 3 (21.43%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Java Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Node.js Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Python Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Scala Developer
5 1 (7.14%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Kafka
2 2 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (14.29%) RESTful
3 1 (7.14%) .NET
3 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.14%) Backbone.js
3 1 (7.14%) CSS
3 1 (7.14%) Ember.js
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) jQuery
3 1 (7.14%) JSON
3 1 (7.14%) Meteor
3 1 (7.14%) Node.js
3 1 (7.14%) Play Framework
3 1 (7.14%) React
3 1 (7.14%) Spring
3 1 (7.14%) Spring Boot
3 1 (7.14%) Vue.js
3 1 (7.14%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.14%) Minimum Viable Product
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) NHS
2 1 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Android
2 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) DevOps
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
2 3 (21.43%) Open Source
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) Web Operations
4 1 (7.14%) Android Development
4 1 (7.14%) High Availability
4 1 (7.14%) iOS Development
4 1 (7.14%) Low Latency
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile Development
4 1 (7.14%) Open Source Development
4 1 (7.14%) OWASP
4 1 (7.14%) Software Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Task Automation
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Python
2 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
2 3 (21.43%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) Groovy
3 1 (7.14%) Kotlin
3 1 (7.14%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) Scala
3 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) GCP
1 1 (7.14%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (92.86%) Docker
2 1 (7.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Ansible
2 3 (21.43%) Puppet
3 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (14.29%) Rancher
3 2 (14.29%) Terraform
4 1 (7.14%) Kibana
4 1 (7.14%) Mesos
4 1 (7.14%) Packer
4 1 (7.14%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) SaltStack
1 1 (7.14%) Splunk