Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 72 82 84
Rank change year-on-year +10 +2 +21
Contract jobs citing Kubernetes 27 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.82% 0.57% 0.79%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.36% 4.61% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 6 10
Reading median daily rate £506 £475 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.58% +22.58% -26.19%
10th Percentile £413 £428 £314
90th Percentile £588 £625 £449
Berkshire median daily rate £525 £500 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +17.65% -19.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire 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 Reading with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 165 152 175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 11.12% 12.30% 12.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 86 80
Reading median daily rate £450 £416 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -6.20% +5.03%
10th Percentile £313 £303 £285
90th Percentile £588 £556 £625
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 10
Reading median hourly rate £52.50 £38.25 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.25% -30.45% +6.74%
10th Percentile £50.50 £35.58 £41.70
90th Percentile £54.50 £41.53 £55.65
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +16.67% -56.36% -25.86%

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 21 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kubernetes in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 26 (96.30%) Docker
2 18 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (59.26%) DevOps
4 15 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (40.74%) Jenkins
5 11 (40.74%) Python
6 10 (37.04%) TDD
7 9 (33.33%) Linux
7 9 (33.33%) AngularJS
7 9 (33.33%) Ansible
7 9 (33.33%) Microservices
7 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (33.33%) Terraform
8 8 (29.63%) Analytics
9 7 (25.93%) Node.js
9 7 (25.93%) C#
9 7 (25.93%) .NET
9 7 (25.93%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (25.93%) .NET Core
10 6 (22.22%) SOLID
10 6 (22.22%) Google
10 6 (22.22%) PaaS
10 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
11 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
11 5 (18.52%) Bash Shell
11 5 (18.52%) Puppet
11 5 (18.52%) REST
11 5 (18.52%) Azure SQL Database
11 5 (18.52%) IaaS
11 5 (18.52%) 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 3 (11.11%) Apache Spark
2 2 (7.41%) Apache
2 2 (7.41%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (7.41%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.70%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 18 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (25.93%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (22.22%) PaaS
5 5 (18.52%) IaaS
5 5 (18.52%) OpenShift
6 4 (14.81%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (11.11%) SaaS
8 2 (7.41%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (7.41%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (7.41%) Amazon S3
8 2 (7.41%) Route 53
8 2 (7.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (3.70%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (3.70%) npm
9 1 (3.70%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) HTTP
1 2 (7.41%) IPsec
1 2 (7.41%) OpenVPN
1 2 (7.41%) SSL
1 2 (7.41%) VPN
2 1 (3.70%) 5G
2 1 (3.70%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) Azure SQL Database
1 5 (18.52%) Cosmos DB
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) Big Data
2 3 (11.11%) MySQL
3 2 (7.41%) Hadoop
3 2 (7.41%) MariaDB
3 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon Athena
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.70%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (3.70%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 11 (40.74%) Jenkins
2 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 5 (18.52%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (3.70%) Ant
4 1 (3.70%) CircleCI
4 1 (3.70%) Gatling
4 1 (3.70%) GitLab
4 1 (3.70%) JMeter
4 1 (3.70%) JUnit
4 1 (3.70%) Maven
4 1 (3.70%) Mockito
4 1 (3.70%) MSBuild
4 1 (3.70%) NUnit
4 1 (3.70%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (3.70%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (3.70%) Selenium
4 1 (3.70%) Subversion
4 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.70%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (7.41%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Electronics
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Developer
3 6 (22.22%) AWS Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Azure DevOps
3 6 (22.22%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Azure Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) AWS DevOps
4 4 (14.81%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Software Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Linux Scripter
6 2 (7.41%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 1 (3.70%) DevOps Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Digital Architect
7 1 (3.70%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 7 (25.93%) .NET
2 7 (25.93%) .NET Core
2 7 (25.93%) Node.js
3 5 (18.52%) REST
4 4 (14.81%) Kafka
4 4 (14.81%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (7.41%) CSS
6 2 (7.41%) CSS3
6 2 (7.41%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (7.41%) Express
6 2 (7.41%) HTML
6 2 (7.41%) HTML5
6 2 (7.41%) LAMP
6 2 (7.41%) NumPy
6 2 (7.41%) Pandas
6 2 (7.41%) React
7 1 (3.70%) JSON
7 1 (3.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Linked Data
1 2 (7.41%) Public Cloud
1 2 (7.41%) Semantic Web
2 1 (3.70%) Cloud Native
2 1 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (14.81%) Windows
3 3 (11.11%) CentOS
3 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (7.41%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) DevOps
2 10 (37.04%) TDD
3 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (33.33%) Microservices
4 8 (29.63%) Analytics
5 6 (22.22%) SOLID
6 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
7 4 (14.81%) BDD
7 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
7 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
8 3 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
9 2 (7.41%) Refactoring
9 2 (7.41%) Time Management
10 1 (3.70%) Functional Testing
10 1 (3.70%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) Python
2 7 (25.93%) C#
3 5 (18.52%) Bash Shell
3 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
4 4 (14.81%) SQL
5 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.41%) Go
6 2 (7.41%) Java
6 2 (7.41%) TypeScript
7 1 (3.70%) C
7 1 (3.70%) Perl
7 1 (3.70%) R
7 1 (3.70%) Scala
System Software
1 26 (96.30%) Docker
2 4 (14.81%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (7.41%) Btrfs
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) Ansible
1 9 (33.33%) Terraform
2 5 (18.52%) Puppet
3 2 (7.41%) Consul
3 2 (7.41%) Grafana
3 2 (7.41%) HAProxy
3 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (3.70%) confd
4 1 (3.70%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (3.70%) Graphite
4 1 (3.70%) Nagios
4 1 (3.70%) Prometheus
4 1 (3.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Google
2 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) SAP