Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 18 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)
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing Kubernetes 43 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 5.30% - -
As % of the Systems Management category 19.72% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 40 0 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £500 - -
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £500 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - -
Tyne and Wear 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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 218 186 562
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 26.85% 22.30% 23.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 143 394
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £425 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% +12.90% -4.62%
10th Percentile £302 £264 £224
90th Percentile £563 £516 £455
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £350 £310
% change year-on-year +21.43% +12.90% -4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 36
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £28.25 £32.00 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.72% +13.27% +4.63%
10th Percentile £22.18 £9.01 £26.38
90th Percentile £33.73 £49.00 £37.63
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £28.25 £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -11.72% +14.29% +6.67%

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing Kubernetes as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in Newcastle upon Tyne

Kubernetes
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Kubernetes in Newcastle upon Tyne

Kubernetes
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Kubernetes in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kubernetes in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 18 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 41 (95.35%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (93.02%) DevOps
3 39 (90.70%) Jenkins
4 36 (83.72%) Docker
4 36 (83.72%) Puppet
5 35 (81.40%) Ansible
5 35 (81.40%) Terraform
6 34 (79.07%) Python
7 32 (74.42%) Linux
8 31 (72.09%) Microsoft Azure
9 29 (67.44%) Configuration Management
10 28 (65.12%) Open Source
11 26 (60.47%) Bash Shell
12 23 (53.49%) Packer
12 23 (53.49%) Windows
12 23 (53.49%) C++
12 23 (53.49%) Test Automation
13 21 (48.84%) Java
13 21 (48.84%) Elastic Stack
14 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
14 20 (46.51%) PowerShell
14 20 (46.51%) Opscode Chef
14 20 (46.51%) Amazon Redshift
15 19 (44.19%) BDD
15 19 (44.19%) High Availability
15 19 (44.19%) Data Centre
15 19 (44.19%) TeamCity
15 19 (44.19%) Nagios
16 18 (41.86%) Splunk
16 18 (41.86%) New Relic

Kubernetes
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 (13.95%) Confluence
2 1 (2.33%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 41 (95.35%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (72.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (39.53%) Datadog
4 9 (20.93%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (9.30%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (9.30%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (9.30%) Amazon S3
5 4 (9.30%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (9.30%) Route 53
5 4 (9.30%) Slack
5 4 (9.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (4.65%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) HTTP
2 1 (2.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (46.51%) Amazon Redshift
2 13 (30.23%) MongoDB
3 9 (20.93%) NoSQL
4 4 (9.30%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (9.30%) MySQL
5 1 (2.33%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (2.33%) KDB
5 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 39 (90.70%) Jenkins
2 19 (44.19%) TeamCity
3 9 (20.93%) JIRA
4 7 (16.28%) Git (software)
4 7 (16.28%) GitLab
5 5 (11.63%) SonarQube
6 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.33%) JMeter
6 1 (2.33%) JUnit
6 1 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (2.33%) Selenium
6 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (11.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (72.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (13.95%) Senior DevOps
3 3 (6.98%) AWS DevOps
3 3 (6.98%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 3 (6.98%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (6.98%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) Azure DevOps
4 2 (4.65%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) Consultant
4 2 (4.65%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) Administrator
5 1 (2.33%) Architect
5 1 (2.33%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) Developer
5 1 (2.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (2.33%) JIRA Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) Lead Developer
5 1 (2.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (48.84%) Elastic Stack
2 8 (18.60%) HTML
3 6 (13.95%) Node.js
4 2 (4.65%) Web Services
5 1 (2.33%) .NET
5 1 (2.33%) hapi
5 1 (2.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (44.19%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.65%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.33%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 32 (74.42%) Linux
2 23 (53.49%) Windows
3 8 (18.60%) CentOS
3 8 (18.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (9.30%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (93.02%) DevOps
2 29 (67.44%) Configuration Management
3 28 (65.12%) Open Source
4 23 (53.49%) Test Automation
5 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (44.19%) BDD
6 19 (44.19%) High Availability
7 11 (25.58%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (23.26%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (23.26%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (13.95%) Continuous Deployment
9 6 (13.95%) Microservices
10 5 (11.63%) Migration
10 5 (11.63%) OO
10 5 (11.63%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 4 (9.30%) Scrum
11 4 (9.30%) Software Engineering
12 2 (4.65%) Coaching
12 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 34 (79.07%) Python
2 26 (60.47%) Bash Shell
3 23 (53.49%) C++
4 21 (48.84%) Java
5 20 (46.51%) PowerShell
6 15 (34.88%) C
6 15 (34.88%) Perl
6 15 (34.88%) Ruby
7 13 (30.23%) JavaScript
8 8 (18.60%) C#
9 5 (11.63%) SQL
10 1 (2.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.98%) Degree
System Software
1 36 (83.72%) Docker
2 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 36 (83.72%) Puppet
2 35 (81.40%) Ansible
2 35 (81.40%) Terraform
3 23 (53.49%) Packer
4 20 (46.51%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (44.19%) Nagios
6 4 (9.30%) Grafana
6 4 (9.30%) Prometheus
6 4 (9.30%) Rancher
7 1 (2.33%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 18 (41.86%) New Relic
1 18 (41.86%) Splunk
2 9 (20.93%) Google
3 4 (9.30%) Black Duck
3 4 (9.30%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle
5 1 (2.33%) Sybase
5 1 (2.33%) VMware