Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 91 -
Rank change year-on-year +48 - -
Contract jobs citing Kubernetes 39 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.50% 0.23% -
As % of the Systems Management category 17.73% 1.03% -
Number of daily rates quoted 36 2 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £525 £406 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.23% - -
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £525 £406 -
% change year-on-year +29.23% - -
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 220 195 397
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 25.37% 22.39% 18.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 152 272
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £450 £363 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.14% +13.28% -1.54%
10th Percentile £325 £263 £224
90th Percentile £563 £588 £460
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £450 £363 £320
% change year-on-year +24.14% +13.28% -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 24
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £21.50 £32.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.81% +14.29% +5.66%
10th Percentile £15.97 £8.87 £26.33
90th Percentile £32.45 £49.33 £50.23
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £21.50 £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -32.81% +14.29% +7.69%

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 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kubernetes in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 37 (94.87%) DevOps
2 34 (87.18%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (84.62%) Jenkins
4 31 (79.49%) Docker
5 29 (74.36%) Terraform
6 28 (71.79%) Puppet
6 28 (71.79%) Ansible
7 27 (69.23%) Microsoft Azure
8 26 (66.67%) Python
9 22 (56.41%) Opscode Chef
10 21 (53.85%) Linux
11 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (43.59%) Configuration Management
12 17 (43.59%) Bash Shell
13 16 (41.03%) Open Source
13 16 (41.03%) JIRA
14 14 (35.90%) MongoDB
15 13 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (33.33%) Git (software)
15 13 (33.33%) JavaScript
16 12 (30.77%) GitLab
17 11 (28.21%) Packer
17 11 (28.21%) Windows
17 11 (28.21%) Test Automation
18 10 (25.64%) C++
18 10 (25.64%) Continuous Delivery
18 10 (25.64%) Elastic Stack
19 9 (23.08%) Google Cloud Platform
19 9 (23.08%) NoSQL
19 9 (23.08%) Confluence

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 9 (23.08%) Confluence
2 1 (2.56%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 34 (87.18%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (69.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (23.08%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (15.38%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (12.82%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (12.82%) Amazon ELB
5 5 (12.82%) Amazon S3
5 5 (12.82%) Route 53
5 5 (12.82%) Slack
5 5 (12.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (10.26%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (10.26%) Datadog
7 2 (5.13%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) HTTP
2 4 (10.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.90%) MongoDB
2 9 (23.08%) NoSQL
3 7 (17.95%) Amazon Redshift
4 5 (12.82%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (12.82%) MySQL
5 2 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.56%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (2.56%) KDB
6 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 33 (84.62%) Jenkins
2 16 (41.03%) JIRA
3 13 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 12 (30.77%) GitLab
5 6 (15.38%) SonarQube
5 6 (15.38%) TeamCity
6 4 (10.26%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (7.69%) MSBuild
7 3 (7.69%) Visual Studio
8 2 (5.13%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
9 1 (2.56%) JMeter
9 1 (2.56%) JUnit
9 1 (2.56%) Selenium
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (74.36%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (23.08%) AWS DevOps
3 7 (17.95%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) AWS Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Senior DevOps
5 5 (12.82%) Azure DevOps
5 5 (12.82%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Azure Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) JIRA Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Administrator
8 1 (2.56%) Cloud Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) Delivery Manager
8 1 (2.56%) Designer
8 1 (2.56%) Developer
8 1 (2.56%) DevOps Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.56%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.64%) Elastic Stack
2 8 (20.51%) HTML
3 7 (17.95%) Web Services
4 6 (15.38%) Node.js
5 3 (7.69%) .NET
6 1 (2.56%) hapi
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.56%) NHS
2 1 (2.56%) Private Cloud
2 1 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 21 (53.85%) Linux
2 11 (28.21%) Windows
3 9 (23.08%) CentOS
3 9 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (10.26%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (94.87%) DevOps
2 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (43.59%) Configuration Management
4 16 (41.03%) Open Source
5 13 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (28.21%) Test Automation
7 10 (25.64%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (15.38%) High Availability
8 6 (15.38%) Microservices
9 5 (12.82%) BDD
9 5 (12.82%) Continuous Deployment
9 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 5 (12.82%) Migration
9 5 (12.82%) OO
9 5 (12.82%) Software Engineering
10 4 (10.26%) Communications Security
10 4 (10.26%) Identity Access Management
10 4 (10.26%) Security Management
10 4 (10.26%) SIEM
10 4 (10.26%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (66.67%) Python
2 17 (43.59%) Bash Shell
3 13 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 10 (25.64%) C++
5 9 (23.08%) Java
6 8 (20.51%) C#
7 7 (17.95%) PowerShell
8 6 (15.38%) SQL
9 2 (5.13%) C
9 2 (5.13%) Perl
9 2 (5.13%) Ruby
10 1 (2.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 31 (79.49%) Docker
2 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 29 (74.36%) Terraform
2 28 (71.79%) Ansible
2 28 (71.79%) Puppet
3 22 (56.41%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (28.21%) Packer
5 6 (15.38%) Nagios
6 5 (12.82%) Grafana
6 5 (12.82%) Prometheus
6 5 (12.82%) Rancher
7 1 (2.56%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Google
2 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
3 5 (12.82%) Black Duck
3 5 (12.82%) New Relic
3 5 (12.82%) Splunk
4 4 (10.26%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle
5 1 (2.56%) Sybase
5 1 (2.56%) VMware