Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 116 147
Rank change year-on-year +4 +31 -
Contract jobs citing Kubernetes 28 19 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.17% 0.87% 0.074%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.46% 6.96% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 2
Leeds median daily rate £450 £488 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +14.71% -
10th Percentile £408 £410 £413
90th Percentile £568 £549 £438
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £488 £425
% change year-on-year -7.69% +14.71% -
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 296 273 362
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 12.37% 12.49% 13.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 185 255
Leeds median daily rate £475 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +13.33%
10th Percentile £341 £269 £256
90th Percentile £646 £543 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Leeds median hourly rate £20.80 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.38% - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.80 £12.25 -
% change year-on-year +69.78% - -

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 22 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kubernetes in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 26 (92.86%) Docker
2 23 (82.14%) DevOps
3 22 (78.57%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (57.14%) Terraform
4 16 (57.14%) Puppet
4 16 (57.14%) Linux
5 15 (53.57%) Python
6 14 (50.00%) Jenkins
7 13 (46.43%) Rancher
8 12 (42.86%) CentOS
9 11 (39.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (39.29%) MongoDB
9 11 (39.29%) Amazon EC2
9 11 (39.29%) MySQL
9 11 (39.29%) Microservices
9 11 (39.29%) SonarQube
10 9 (32.14%) Ansible
11 8 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
11 8 (28.57%) Packer
11 8 (28.57%) HTTP
12 7 (25.00%) Configuration Management
12 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (25.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
12 7 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
12 7 (25.00%) Grafana
12 7 (25.00%) Prometheus
12 7 (25.00%) Amazon ELB
12 7 (25.00%) Route 53
12 7 (25.00%) Virtual Private Cloud

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 3 (10.71%) Confluence
2 1 (3.57%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 22 (78.57%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (39.29%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (25.00%) Amazon ELB
3 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (25.00%) Route 53
3 7 (25.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 6 (21.43%) Amazon S3
5 4 (14.29%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (10.71%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (10.71%) Slack
7 2 (7.14%) OpenShift
8 1 (3.57%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (3.57%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) HTTP
2 1 (3.57%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (39.29%) MongoDB
1 11 (39.29%) MySQL
2 7 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (7.14%) Big Data
4 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 11 (39.29%) SonarQube
3 7 (25.00%) GitLab
4 4 (14.29%) JIRA
5 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
6 2 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (7.14%) TeamCity
7 1 (3.57%) RSpec
7 1 (3.57%) Selenium
7 1 (3.57%) TestRail
7 1 (3.57%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
2 4 (14.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) DevOps Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) DevOps Specialist
4 2 (7.14%) Junior
4 2 (7.14%) Junior DevOps
4 2 (7.14%) Junior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Security Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Lead DevOps
5 1 (3.57%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (3.57%) Node.js Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (17.86%) Node.js
3 4 (14.29%) Kafka
4 1 (3.57%) .NET
4 1 (3.57%) .NET Core
4 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.57%) CSS
4 1 (3.57%) Django
4 1 (3.57%) HTML
4 1 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Hybrid Cloud
1 5 (17.86%) Public Cloud
2 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 16 (57.14%) Linux
2 12 (42.86%) CentOS
3 11 (39.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (10.71%) Windows
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (82.14%) DevOps
2 11 (39.29%) Microservices
3 7 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 7 (25.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 3 (10.71%) Open Source
6 3 (10.71%) Scrum
6 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
7 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 2 (7.14%) Re-Platforming
8 1 (3.57%) Analytics
8 1 (3.57%) Data Science
8 1 (3.57%) Deployment Automation
8 1 (3.57%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 1 (3.57%) Extreme Programming
8 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) Python
2 6 (21.43%) Bash Shell
2 6 (21.43%) Java
2 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
2 6 (21.43%) Perl
3 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
3 3 (10.71%) SQL
4 2 (7.14%) Ruby
5 1 (3.57%) C#
5 1 (3.57%) PHP
5 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.57%) Prolog
5 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 26 (92.86%) Docker
2 4 (14.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (57.14%) Puppet
1 16 (57.14%) Terraform
2 13 (46.43%) Rancher
3 9 (32.14%) Ansible
4 8 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (28.57%) Packer
5 7 (25.00%) Grafana
5 7 (25.00%) Prometheus
6 1 (3.57%) Mesos
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Black Duck
2 3 (10.71%) Google
3 2 (7.14%) Splunk
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat