Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 89 -
Rank change year-on-year +37 - -
Contract jobs citing Kubernetes 40 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.40% 0.24% -
As % of the Systems Management category 18.10% 1.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 32 2 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £388 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.89% - -
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £388 £450 -
% change year-on-year -13.89% - -
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 221 185 554
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 24.31% 22.08% 26.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 139 371
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £375 £375 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +31.58% -12.31%
10th Percentile £255 £285 £220
90th Percentile £538 £500 £434
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £375 £375 £285
% change year-on-year - +31.58% -12.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 37
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £29.50 £40.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.25% +42.86% +9.80%
10th Percentile £22.45 £25.05 £25.77
90th Percentile £30.75 £50.00 £36.50
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £30.25 £40.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -24.38% +42.86% +9.80%

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 20 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kubernetes in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 40 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (92.50%) Ansible
2 37 (92.50%) DevOps
3 36 (90.00%) Docker
4 35 (87.50%) Jenkins
5 34 (85.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 33 (82.50%) Puppet
7 32 (80.00%) Terraform
8 30 (75.00%) Windows
8 30 (75.00%) Linux
9 29 (72.50%) Configuration Management
9 29 (72.50%) PowerShell
10 28 (70.00%) BDD
10 28 (70.00%) Python
10 28 (70.00%) C++
10 28 (70.00%) Amazon Redshift
11 27 (67.50%) Packer
11 27 (67.50%) Nagios
11 27 (67.50%) Bash Shell
11 27 (67.50%) TeamCity
12 26 (65.00%) Test Automation
12 26 (65.00%) Open Source
12 26 (65.00%) Data Centre
12 26 (65.00%) New Relic
12 26 (65.00%) High Availability
12 26 (65.00%) Splunk
13 25 (62.50%) Datadog
14 23 (57.50%) Elastic Stack
14 23 (57.50%) Ruby
14 23 (57.50%) C

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 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 40 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (85.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (62.50%) Datadog
4 5 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (70.00%) Amazon Redshift
2 5 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 5 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 35 (87.50%) Jenkins
2 27 (67.50%) TeamCity
3 7 (17.50%) Git (software)
4 3 (7.50%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (75.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (17.50%) Senior DevOps
3 5 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) AWS DevOps
4 4 (10.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Azure DevOps
6 2 (5.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Cloud Automation Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Lead Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Node.js Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (57.50%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (12.50%) HTML
3 2 (5.00%) Node.js
3 2 (5.00%) RESTful
4 1 (2.50%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 26 (65.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.00%) Public Cloud
3 3 (7.50%) Private Cloud
4 2 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 30 (75.00%) Linux
1 30 (75.00%) Windows
2 7 (17.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (10.00%) CentOS
3 4 (10.00%) Debian
3 4 (10.00%) Unix
4 3 (7.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (92.50%) DevOps
2 29 (72.50%) Configuration Management
3 28 (70.00%) BDD
4 26 (65.00%) High Availability
4 26 (65.00%) Open Source
4 26 (65.00%) Test Automation
5 20 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (7.50%) Continuous Deployment
9 2 (5.00%) API Integration
9 2 (5.00%) Coaching
9 2 (5.00%) Front End Development
9 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
9 2 (5.00%) Microservices
9 2 (5.00%) Scrum
9 2 (5.00%) TDD
10 1 (2.50%) Continuous Delivery
10 1 (2.50%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (2.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 29 (72.50%) PowerShell
2 28 (70.00%) C++
2 28 (70.00%) Python
3 27 (67.50%) Bash Shell
4 23 (57.50%) C
4 23 (57.50%) Java
4 23 (57.50%) Perl
4 23 (57.50%) Ruby
5 7 (17.50%) JavaScript
6 5 (12.50%) C#
7 4 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) GCP
System Software
1 36 (90.00%) Docker
2 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 37 (92.50%) Ansible
2 33 (82.50%) Puppet
3 32 (80.00%) Terraform
4 27 (67.50%) Nagios
4 27 (67.50%) Packer
5 13 (32.50%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.50%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 26 (65.00%) New Relic
1 26 (65.00%) Splunk
2 7 (17.50%) Red Hat
3 5 (12.50%) Google
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle
4 1 (2.50%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.50%) VMware