Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 65 63
Rank change year-on-year +7 -2 -13
Contract jobs citing Kubernetes 12 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 1.61% 0.48% 1.56%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.45% 4.84% 10.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 11
Sheffield median daily rate £450 £535 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.89% -14.40% +25.00%
10th Percentile £375 £519 £525
90th Percentile £553 £559 £638
South Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £535 £613
% change year-on-year -6.54% -12.65% +22.50%
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 127 62 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 17.07% 9.94% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 30 97
Sheffield median daily rate £425 £430 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.16% -9.47% +43.94%
10th Percentile £300 £309 £325
90th Percentile £550 £575 £585
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £406 £445
% change year-on-year +4.62% -8.71% +34.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate £66.67 - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £60.00 - £22.50

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 16 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kubernetes in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 12 (100.00%) Docker
2 11 (91.67%) Java
2 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (83.33%) DevOps
4 9 (75.00%) Python
5 8 (66.67%) GCP
5 8 (66.67%) JIRA
5 8 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (66.67%) Git (software)
5 8 (66.67%) Hadoop
5 8 (66.67%) Ansible
5 8 (66.67%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (66.67%) Terraform
5 8 (66.67%) Apache Spark
5 8 (66.67%) Jenkins
5 8 (66.67%) Bash Shell
5 8 (66.67%) Confluence
5 8 (66.67%) Big Data
5 8 (66.67%) GitHub
5 8 (66.67%) Bitbucket
6 7 (58.33%) Metadata Management
6 7 (58.33%) Sonatype Nexus
6 7 (58.33%) SaltStack
6 7 (58.33%) Kanban
6 7 (58.33%) Linux
6 7 (58.33%) VPN
6 7 (58.33%) Shell Script
6 7 (58.33%) Scrum
7 3 (25.00%) Finance
7 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS

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 (66.67%) Apache Spark
1 8 (66.67%) Confluence
2 1 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 8 (66.67%) GitHub
1 8 (66.67%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (8.33%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) Big Data
1 8 (66.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (8.33%) BigQuery
2 1 (8.33%) Bigtable
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 8 (66.67%) Bitbucket
1 8 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 8 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 8 (66.67%) JIRA
2 7 (58.33%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (8.33%) Gatling
3 1 (8.33%) JMeter
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Cloud Developer
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Python Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) REST
1 2 (16.67%) SOAP
1 2 (16.67%) Spring
2 1 (8.33%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (8.33%) Gherkin
2 1 (8.33%) Sensu
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) DevOps
3 7 (58.33%) Kanban
3 7 (58.33%) Metadata Management
3 7 (58.33%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) Microservices
5 1 (8.33%) Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) BDD
5 1 (8.33%) Data Science
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (8.33%) Open Source
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (8.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) Java
2 9 (75.00%) Python
3 8 (66.67%) Bash Shell
4 7 (58.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (66.67%) GCP
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (66.67%) Ansible
1 8 (66.67%) Terraform
2 1 (8.33%) Kibana
2 1 (8.33%) logstash
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) SaltStack
2 2 (16.67%) Google
3 1 (8.33%) Ab Initio
3 1 (8.33%) IBM