Period
to 19 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 August 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.

Kubernetes (k8s)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 48 86 87
Rank change year-on-year +38 +1 +19
Contract jobs citing Kubernetes 56 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 4.06% 0.75% 0.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 28.28% 6.92% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 7 3
Reading median daily rate £538 £440 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.16% -16.19% +21.74%
10th Percentile £418 £390 £463
90th Percentile £596 £868 £648
Berkshire median daily rate £538 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +7.50% +2.56% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £55.00 -

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 Reading with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 198 159 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 14.37% 10.84% 10.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 86 87
Reading median daily rate £485 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.12% +3.66% -8.89%
10th Percentile £338 £300 £307
90th Percentile £578 £575 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £425 £404
% change year-on-year +11.76% +5.20% -10.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 11
Reading median hourly rate £65.00 £41.25 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.58% -0.60% +94.56%
10th Percentile £50.75 £16.65 £29.75
90th Percentile £83.50 £68.50 £57.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £38.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year -68.42% +216.67% -43.74%

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in Reading

Kubernetes
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Kubernetes in Reading

Kubernetes
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Kubernetes in Reading over the 6 months to 19 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kubernetes in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 Reading region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 42 (75.00%) DevOps
2 32 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (53.57%) Docker
4 28 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (41.07%) Jenkins
6 20 (35.71%) Ansible
6 20 (35.71%) Java
6 20 (35.71%) Linux
6 20 (35.71%) Python
7 19 (33.93%) Visual Studio Team System
8 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 16 (28.57%) Google Cloud Platform
9 15 (26.79%) Amazon AWS
9 15 (26.79%) PaaS
10 14 (25.00%) JIRA
11 13 (23.21%) Atlassian
12 12 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (21.43%) Confluence
12 12 (21.43%) SaaS
12 12 (21.43%) SQL
12 12 (21.43%) .NET Core
13 11 (19.64%) Terraform
13 11 (19.64%) Puppet
13 11 (19.64%) GitHub
14 10 (17.86%) Google
14 10 (17.86%) Oracle
14 10 (17.86%) Unix
14 10 (17.86%) Infrastructure as Code
14 10 (17.86%) Opscode Chef
14 10 (17.86%) OpenShift

Kubernetes
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 12 (21.43%) Confluence
2 1 (1.79%) Mule
2 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 9 (16.07%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 32 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (28.57%) Google Cloud Platform
3 15 (26.79%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (26.79%) PaaS
4 12 (21.43%) SaaS
5 11 (19.64%) GitHub
6 10 (17.86%) OpenShift
7 2 (3.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (3.57%) Datadog
7 2 (3.57%) IaaS
8 1 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.79%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) HTTP
1 3 (5.36%) HTTPS
1 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.79%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) Oracle Database
1 9 (16.07%) RDBMS
1 9 (16.07%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.79%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.79%) Redis
Development Applications
1 23 (41.07%) Jenkins
2 19 (33.93%) Visual Studio Team System
3 14 (25.00%) JIRA
4 9 (16.07%) Git (software)
5 7 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (3.57%) Bitbucket
6 2 (3.57%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.79%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.79%) JUnit
7 1 (1.79%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.79%) Maven
7 1 (1.79%) Mocha
7 1 (1.79%) Mockito
7 1 (1.79%) Protractor
7 1 (1.79%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.79%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (10.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (41.07%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (28.57%) Developer
3 11 (19.64%) Consultant
4 9 (16.07%) Senior DevOps
4 9 (16.07%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 9 (16.07%) Sitecore Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.36%) AWS DevOps
7 3 (5.36%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Azure Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Backend Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Python Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Cloud Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Azure Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Azure DevOps
8 2 (3.57%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.43%) .NET Core
2 7 (12.50%) .NET
2 7 (12.50%) RESTful
3 4 (7.14%) AngularJS
3 4 (7.14%) Node.js
3 4 (7.14%) Spring
4 3 (5.36%) Web Services
5 2 (3.57%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.57%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (3.57%) Java EE
5 2 (3.57%) Kafka
5 2 (3.57%) React
6 1 (1.79%) Guice
6 1 (1.79%) JSON
6 1 (1.79%) NgRx
6 1 (1.79%) PowerMock
6 1 (1.79%) RAML
6 1 (1.79%) REST
6 1 (1.79%) RxJS
6 1 (1.79%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.57%) Cloud Native
3 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.79%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (35.71%) Linux
2 10 (17.86%) Unix
3 7 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.36%) Windows
5 2 (3.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (75.00%) DevOps
2 28 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (17.86%) Infrastructure as Code
5 9 (16.07%) Data Analysis
5 9 (16.07%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (16.07%) Wealth Management
6 7 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (12.50%) Scrum
6 7 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 4 (7.14%) Computer Science
7 4 (7.14%) Configuration Management
7 4 (7.14%) Kanban
7 4 (7.14%) Microservices
7 4 (7.14%) TDD
8 3 (5.36%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 3 (5.36%) OO
8 3 (5.36%) Release Management
8 3 (5.36%) Security Operations
9 2 (3.57%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 20 (35.71%) Java
1 20 (35.71%) Python
2 12 (21.43%) SQL
3 9 (16.07%) Shell Script
4 8 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 7 (12.50%) Ruby
6 5 (8.93%) C#
7 2 (3.57%) F#
7 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.57%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.79%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.79%) ES6
8 1 (1.79%) Korn
8 1 (1.79%) PHP
8 1 (1.79%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.79%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) FedRAMP
2 1 (1.79%) GDPR
System Software
1 30 (53.57%) Docker
2 6 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.36%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.36%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (3.57%) LXC
4 2 (3.57%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (35.71%) Ansible
2 11 (19.64%) Puppet
2 11 (19.64%) Terraform
3 10 (17.86%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (14.29%) Salt
5 3 (5.36%) Marathon
5 3 (5.36%) Mesos
5 3 (5.36%) ZABBIX
6 2 (3.57%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (3.57%) Packer
Vendors
1 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 13 (23.21%) Atlassian
3 10 (17.86%) Google
3 10 (17.86%) Oracle
4 9 (16.07%) Sitecore
5 8 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 7 (12.50%) SaltStack
7 6 (10.71%) VMware
8 5 (8.93%) New Relic
9 3 (5.36%) Splunk
10 2 (3.57%) FNZ
10 2 (3.57%) Qualys
10 2 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (1.79%) Cypress Semiconductor
11 1 (1.79%) Informatica
11 1 (1.79%) Sonatype