Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 17 October 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)
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 62 50
Rank change year-on-year +24 -12 +12
Contract jobs citing Kubernetes 16 3 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 2.68% 0.48% 2.68%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.33% 4.00% 16.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 23
Sheffield median daily rate £450 £535 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.89% -2.73% +10.00%
10th Percentile £375 £435 £408
90th Percentile £550 £543 £648
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £535 £550
% change year-on-year -15.89% -2.73% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - - -
South Yorkshire 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 Sheffield with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Sheffield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 120 75 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 20.10% 11.98% 16.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 46 104
Sheffield median daily rate £425 £463 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.11% -2.63% +22.58%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £334
90th Percentile £549 £599 £575
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £475
% change year-on-year -5.56% -5.26% +26.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Sheffield median hourly rate £66.67 - £17.50
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £66.67 £11.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +506.09% -37.14% -25.53%

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

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

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in Sheffield

Kubernetes
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Kubernetes in Sheffield

Kubernetes
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Kubernetes in Sheffield over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kubernetes in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 16 (100.00%) Docker
2 15 (93.75%) Java
3 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (75.00%) DevOps
5 10 (62.50%) Python
6 9 (56.25%) Git (software)
7 8 (50.00%) Hadoop
7 8 (50.00%) Bash Shell
7 8 (50.00%) Confluence
7 8 (50.00%) JIRA
7 8 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (50.00%) Terraform
7 8 (50.00%) Apache Spark
7 8 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (50.00%) Big Data
7 8 (50.00%) GitHub
7 8 (50.00%) Bitbucket
7 8 (50.00%) Jenkins
7 8 (50.00%) Ansible
8 7 (43.75%) Metadata Management
8 7 (43.75%) Sonatype Nexus
8 7 (43.75%) SaltStack
8 7 (43.75%) Kanban
8 7 (43.75%) Shell Script
8 7 (43.75%) Scrum
8 7 (43.75%) VPN
8 7 (43.75%) Linux
9 4 (25.00%) BDD
9 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
10 3 (18.75%) Performance Testing

Kubernetes
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 8 (50.00%) Apache Spark
1 8 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (6.25%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 8 (50.00%) GitHub
1 8 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (6.25%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) VPN
2 1 (6.25%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) Big Data
1 8 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.25%) BigQuery
3 1 (6.25%) Bigtable
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Git (software)
2 8 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 8 (50.00%) Bitbucket
2 8 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (50.00%) JIRA
3 7 (43.75%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
4 3 (18.75%) Gatling
4 3 (18.75%) JMeter
5 2 (12.50%) NeoLoad
6 1 (6.25%) Mercurial
6 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Cloud Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Test Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Python Developer
4 1 (6.25%) React Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Agile Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Test Automation Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) REST
1 3 (18.75%) SOAP
1 3 (18.75%) Spring
2 2 (12.50%) Node.js
3 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
3 1 (6.25%) Backbone.js
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) CSS3
3 1 (6.25%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (6.25%) Ember.js
3 1 (6.25%) Gherkin
3 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) HTML5
3 1 (6.25%) Kafka
3 1 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (6.25%) Redux
3 1 (6.25%) Sensu
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) N-Tier
2 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
2 1 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (75.00%) DevOps
3 7 (43.75%) Kanban
3 7 (43.75%) Metadata Management
3 7 (43.75%) Scrum
4 4 (25.00%) BDD
5 3 (18.75%) Microservices
5 3 (18.75%) Performance Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
6 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (12.50%) Deployment Automation
6 2 (12.50%) OO
6 2 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) SDLC
6 2 (12.50%) SOA
6 2 (12.50%) Software Architecture
6 2 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
7 1 (6.25%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) Java
2 10 (62.50%) Python
3 8 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 7 (43.75%) Shell Script
5 2 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (6.25%) C#
6 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.25%) Kotlin
6 1 (6.25%) PHP
6 1 (6.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 16 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) Ansible
1 8 (50.00%) Terraform
2 1 (6.25%) Kibana
2 1 (6.25%) logstash
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) SaltStack
2 2 (12.50%) Google
3 1 (6.25%) Ab Initio
3 1 (6.25%) IBM