Period
to 23 April 2019

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 23 April 2019 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
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 34 82 115
Rank change year-on-year +48 +33 -
Contract jobs citing Kubernetes 53 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 5.98% 1.74% 0.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 31.18% 8.50% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 13 3
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £511 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.33% -16.67% -
10th Percentile £425 £323 £393
90th Percentile £576 £515 £475
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £511 £375 £450
% change year-on-year +36.33% -16.67% -
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 170 200 233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 19.19% 20.47% 18.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 156 160
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £475 £391 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.41% +4.33% +32.53%
10th Percentile £356 £255 £223
90th Percentile £558 £588 £500
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £475 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +21.79% +4.00% +32.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 17
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £14.78 £12.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.24% -68.75% +53.85%
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £15.14 £12.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +21.08% -68.75% +53.85%

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 23 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kubernetes in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, 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 53 (100.00%) DevOps
2 41 (77.36%) Docker
3 38 (71.70%) Terraform
4 37 (69.81%) Ansible
4 37 (69.81%) Amazon AWS
5 29 (54.72%) Jenkins
6 28 (52.83%) Microsoft Azure
6 28 (52.83%) Python
7 26 (49.06%) JIRA
7 26 (49.06%) GitLab
8 24 (45.28%) Puppet
9 21 (39.62%) Linux
10 20 (37.74%) Git (software)
10 20 (37.74%) Bash Shell
11 19 (35.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 19 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (33.96%) Microsoft
13 16 (30.19%) Opscode Chef
14 15 (28.30%) Confluence
15 14 (26.42%) Microservices
15 14 (26.42%) Configuration Management
16 12 (22.64%) HTTP
16 12 (22.64%) Web Services
16 12 (22.64%) MySQL
16 12 (22.64%) CentOS
16 12 (22.64%) SonarQube
16 12 (22.64%) MongoDB
17 11 (20.75%) Migration
17 11 (20.75%) SQL
18 10 (18.87%) PostgreSQL

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 15 (28.30%) Confluence
2 2 (3.77%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 37 (69.81%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (52.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (18.87%) AWS CloudFormation
3 10 (18.87%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (16.98%) OpenShift
5 7 (13.21%) iPaaS
6 5 (9.43%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (9.43%) Amazon ELB
6 5 (9.43%) Amazon S3
6 5 (9.43%) Route 53
6 5 (9.43%) Slack
6 5 (9.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (7.55%) Serverless
8 2 (3.77%) Azure Functions
8 2 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (3.77%) GitHub
8 2 (3.77%) PaaS
9 1 (1.89%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.64%) HTTP
2 8 (15.09%) Network Security
3 3 (5.66%) Firewall
4 1 (1.89%) Internet
4 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.89%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.64%) MongoDB
1 12 (22.64%) MySQL
2 10 (18.87%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (9.43%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.89%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.89%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 29 (54.72%) Jenkins
2 26 (49.06%) GitLab
2 26 (49.06%) JIRA
3 20 (37.74%) Git (software)
4 12 (22.64%) SonarQube
5 5 (9.43%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (5.66%) MSBuild
6 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio
7 2 (3.77%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.89%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.89%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (3.77%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (86.79%) DevOps Engineer
2 22 (41.51%) AWS DevOps
3 19 (35.85%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 19 (35.85%) AWS Engineer
4 8 (15.09%) JIRA Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Azure DevOps
6 4 (7.55%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Azure Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Azure Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 2 (3.77%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Linux Engineer
9 1 (1.89%) DevOps Consultant
9 1 (1.89%) Open Source Engineer
9 1 (1.89%) Platform Engineer
9 1 (1.89%) Senior DevOps
9 1 (1.89%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 1 (1.89%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.64%) Web Services
2 5 (9.43%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (9.43%) Node.js
3 2 (3.77%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Private Cloud
1 9 (16.98%) Public Cloud
2 2 (3.77%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.77%) NHS
3 1 (1.89%) Cloud Native
3 1 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.89%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 21 (39.62%) Linux
2 19 (35.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (22.64%) CentOS
4 4 (7.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (100.00%) DevOps
2 19 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (26.42%) Configuration Management
3 14 (26.42%) Microservices
4 11 (20.75%) Migration
5 9 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (16.98%) Open Source
6 8 (15.09%) Communications Security
6 8 (15.09%) Identity Access Management
6 8 (15.09%) Security Management
6 8 (15.09%) SIEM
6 8 (15.09%) Software Engineering
6 8 (15.09%) Vulnerability Management
7 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 5 (9.43%) Test Automation
8 3 (5.66%) ITIL
8 3 (5.66%) Kanban
8 3 (5.66%) Scrum
9 2 (3.77%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (3.77%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 28 (52.83%) Python
2 20 (37.74%) Bash Shell
3 11 (20.75%) SQL
4 8 (15.09%) Perl
5 6 (11.32%) Java
6 5 (9.43%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.89%) C
7 1 (1.89%) C++
7 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.77%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (3.77%) MCSE
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) PMO
System Software
1 41 (77.36%) Docker
2 8 (15.09%) Active Directory
3 5 (9.43%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 38 (71.70%) Terraform
2 37 (69.81%) Ansible
3 24 (45.28%) Puppet
4 16 (30.19%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (13.21%) Grafana
6 6 (11.32%) Packer
7 5 (9.43%) CloudForms
7 5 (9.43%) HAProxy
7 5 (9.43%) Prometheus
7 5 (9.43%) Rancher
8 2 (3.77%) Istio
9 1 (1.89%) logstash
9 1 (1.89%) Nagios
Vendors
1 18 (33.96%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.43%) Black Duck
3 4 (7.55%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle
4 2 (3.77%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.89%) Cisco
5 1 (1.89%) New Relic
5 1 (1.89%) Splunk