Period
to 20 September 2018

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 20 September 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 86 96
Rank change year-on-year +4 +10 -
Contract jobs citing Kubernetes 12 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.82% 0.32% 0.49%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.55% 3.17% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 5
Reading median daily rate £500 £525 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +44.83% -
10th Percentile £395 £463 £290
90th Percentile £865 £648 £420
Berkshire median daily rate £500 £506 £363
% change year-on-year -1.23% +39.66% -
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 159 126 189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 10.93% 10.04% 11.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 79 91
Reading median daily rate £450 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -8.57% +4.92%
10th Percentile £313 £304 £255
90th Percentile £575 £553 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £405 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 10
Reading median hourly rate £41.25 £38.25 £22.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.84% +68.54% -38.81%
10th Percentile £16.65 £29.75 £21.33
90th Percentile £68.50 £60.50 £43.28
Berkshire median hourly rate £30.00 £12.00 £21.33
% change year-on-year +150.00% -43.74% -11.13%

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 20 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kubernetes in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 Reading region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 11 (91.67%) DevOps
2 10 (83.33%) Docker
3 9 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (58.33%) Jenkins
4 7 (58.33%) Python
5 6 (50.00%) Linux
5 6 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (50.00%) Ansible
6 5 (41.67%) Terraform
6 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
6 5 (41.67%) Puppet
7 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
7 4 (33.33%) Migration
8 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
8 3 (25.00%) MySQL
8 3 (25.00%) Open Source
8 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (25.00%) Analytics
8 3 (25.00%) Node.js
9 2 (16.67%) MariaDB
9 2 (16.67%) IaaS
9 2 (16.67%) Route 53
9 2 (16.67%) PaaS
9 2 (16.67%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (16.67%) Btrfs
9 2 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (16.67%) Oracle ZFS
9 2 (16.67%) HAProxy

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 2 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 9 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (16.67%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (16.67%) Amazon S3
3 2 (16.67%) IaaS
3 2 (16.67%) PaaS
3 2 (16.67%) Route 53
3 2 (16.67%) Serverless
3 2 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (8.33%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (8.33%) npm
4 1 (8.33%) OpenShift
4 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) IPsec
1 2 (16.67%) OpenVPN
1 2 (16.67%) SSL
1 2 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MySQL
2 2 (16.67%) MariaDB
2 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (8.33%) Big Data
3 1 (8.33%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (8.33%) Power BI
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) Ant
2 1 (8.33%) Gatling
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) JMeter
2 1 (8.33%) JUnit
2 1 (8.33%) Maven
2 1 (8.33%) Mockito
2 1 (8.33%) MSBuild
2 1 (8.33%) NUnit
2 1 (8.33%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (8.33%) Selenium
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
1 1 (8.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) AWS DevOps
2 5 (41.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (16.67%) Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Linux Scripter
5 1 (8.33%) Azure Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Azure DevOps
5 1 (8.33%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps Architect
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Lead DevOps
5 1 (8.33%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior DevOps
5 1 (8.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Node.js
2 2 (16.67%) LAMP
3 1 (8.33%) Kafka
3 1 (8.33%) Swagger
3 1 (8.33%) TensorFlow
3 1 (8.33%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (16.67%) CentOS
3 2 (16.67%) Fedora
4 1 (8.33%) Unix
4 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) DevOps
2 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 4 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (25.00%) Analytics
3 3 (25.00%) Open Source
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) B2C
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
5 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 1 (8.33%) OO
5 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Python
2 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
3 2 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) C++
4 1 (8.33%) Go
4 1 (8.33%) Groovy
4 1 (8.33%) R
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Docker
2 2 (16.67%) Btrfs
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Ansible
1 6 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (41.67%) Puppet
2 5 (41.67%) Terraform
3 2 (16.67%) Consul
3 2 (16.67%) HAProxy
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (8.33%) Grafana
4 1 (8.33%) Packer
4 1 (8.33%) Prometheus
4 1 (8.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (16.67%) Google
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft