Period
to 19 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 19 November 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)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 117 158
Rank change year-on-year +11 +41 -
Contract jobs citing Kubernetes 48 21 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.54% 0.72% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.68% 6.62% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 15 5
Manchester median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £400 £408 £350
90th Percentile £716 £533 £570
North West median daily rate £475 £530 £475
% change year-on-year -10.38% +11.58% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £64.00 - -

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 Manchester with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 411 317 392
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 13.19% 10.86% 11.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 202 244
Manchester median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £200 £251 £205
90th Percentile £700 £599 £559
North West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 14 11
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £15.94 £20.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.79% -23.11% +80.26%
10th Percentile £10.78 £10.75 £10.88
90th Percentile £185.00 £38.15 £37.50
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.62
% change year-on-year -7.89% -3.14% +63.46%

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in Manchester

Kubernetes
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Kubernetes in Manchester

Kubernetes
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Kubernetes in Manchester over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kubernetes in Manchester

Kubernetes
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kubernetes within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 19 November 2018. 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
Stockport - 2 £375 -
Kubernetes
North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 43 (89.58%) Docker
2 35 (72.92%) DevOps
3 30 (62.50%) Python
4 28 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
5 27 (56.25%) Ansible
5 27 (56.25%) Jenkins
6 26 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (47.92%) Scrum
7 23 (47.92%) Java
8 22 (45.83%) Microservices
9 21 (43.75%) TDD
10 20 (41.67%) Puppet
11 18 (37.50%) BDD
12 17 (35.42%) Opscode Chef
13 16 (33.33%) Git (software)
14 15 (31.25%) Spring
15 14 (29.17%) Test Automation
16 13 (27.08%) SaaS
17 11 (22.92%) Groovy
17 11 (22.92%) Web Services
18 10 (20.83%) JIRA
18 10 (20.83%) Mobile App
18 10 (20.83%) Java 8
19 9 (18.75%) Monetization
19 9 (18.75%) Spring Boot
19 9 (18.75%) API Development
19 9 (18.75%) API Design
19 9 (18.75%) Terraform
19 9 (18.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 9 (18.75%) User Stories

Kubernetes
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 7 (14.58%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (12.50%) Confluence
3 4 (8.33%) nginx
4 1 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (27.08%) SaaS
3 9 (18.75%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (18.75%) Amazon SQS
4 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (4.17%) Azure Functions
6 2 (4.17%) OpenShift
6 2 (4.17%) PaaS
6 2 (4.17%) Serverless
7 1 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (2.08%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (2.08%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) SSL
1 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 6 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.17%) Big Data
3 2 (4.17%) Power BI
4 1 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.08%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.08%) MySQL
4 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.08%) Redis
Development Applications
1 27 (56.25%) Jenkins
2 16 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 10 (20.83%) JIRA
4 5 (10.42%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (6.25%) Mercurial
5 3 (6.25%) Selenium
5 3 (6.25%) Subversion
6 2 (4.17%) Gradle
6 2 (4.17%) Maven
6 2 (4.17%) Vagrant
6 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (2.08%) Appium
7 1 (2.08%) Artifactory
7 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.08%) Gatling
7 1 (2.08%) GitLab
7 1 (2.08%) gulp
7 1 (2.08%) Spock
7 1 (2.08%) TestRail
7 1 (2.08%) Travis CI
General
1 9 (18.75%) Retail
2 5 (10.42%) Banking
2 5 (10.42%) Finance
3 3 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (41.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (14.58%) Developer
3 6 (12.50%) Consultant
4 5 (10.42%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Python Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Java Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Senior DevOps
6 3 (6.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Java Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) Active Directory Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) Applications Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Azure Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Cloud Consultant
8 1 (2.08%) Java Architect
8 1 (2.08%) Java Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Product Owner
8 1 (2.08%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.25%) Spring
2 11 (22.92%) Web Services
3 9 (18.75%) Spring Boot
4 6 (12.50%) Node.js
4 6 (12.50%) React
5 5 (10.42%) .NET
6 4 (8.33%) Flask
7 3 (6.25%) CSS
7 3 (6.25%) HTML
7 3 (6.25%) RESTful
7 3 (6.25%) SOAP
8 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.08%) Django
8 1 (2.08%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (2.08%) Hibernate
8 1 (2.08%) Kafka
8 1 (2.08%) React Native
8 1 (2.08%) Redux
8 1 (2.08%) REST
8 1 (2.08%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Mobile App
2 6 (12.50%) iPad
3 5 (10.42%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.08%) Cloud Native
4 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (2.08%) Fintech
4 1 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.08%) PKI
4 1 (2.08%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.50%) Linux
2 5 (10.42%) Unix
3 3 (6.25%) CentOS
3 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.08%) Android
4 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (72.92%) DevOps
2 26 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (47.92%) Scrum
4 22 (45.83%) Microservices
5 21 (43.75%) TDD
6 18 (37.50%) BDD
7 14 (29.17%) Test Automation
8 9 (18.75%) API Design
8 9 (18.75%) API Development
8 9 (18.75%) B2B
8 9 (18.75%) B2C
8 9 (18.75%) Functional Testing
8 9 (18.75%) Monetization
8 9 (18.75%) User Stories
9 8 (16.67%) SOA
10 7 (14.58%) E-Commerce
11 6 (12.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 5 (10.42%) Configuration Management
12 5 (10.42%) Open Source
13 4 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 30 (62.50%) Python
2 23 (47.92%) Java
3 11 (22.92%) Groovy
4 10 (20.83%) Java 8
5 5 (10.42%) C#
6 4 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 3 (6.25%) Prolog
7 3 (6.25%) Ruby
7 3 (6.25%) Scala
7 3 (6.25%) SQL
8 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.08%) Go
System Software
1 43 (89.58%) Docker
2 4 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 27 (56.25%) Ansible
2 20 (41.67%) Puppet
3 17 (35.42%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (18.75%) Terraform
5 2 (4.17%) Packer
6 1 (2.08%) Consul
6 1 (2.08%) Kibana
6 1 (2.08%) logstash
6 1 (2.08%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) IBM
2 5 (10.42%) Blue Prism
3 3 (6.25%) Google
4 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.08%) Cloudera