Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 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)
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 27 -
Rank change year-on-year -8 - -
Contract jobs citing Kubernetes 5 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 1.49% 2.03% -
As % of the Systems Management category 18.52% 14.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 0
Slough median daily rate £538 £506 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.17% - -
Berkshire median daily rate £506 £500 £363
% change year-on-year +1.25% +37.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough 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 Slough with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 27 42 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 8.04% 14.24% 13.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 25 24
Slough median daily rate £413 £425 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +37.10% +5.08%
10th Percentile £280 £296 £186
90th Percentile £575 £550 £474
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Slough median hourly rate - - £17.25
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £12.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +45.83% -31.43% -52.82%

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in Slough

Kubernetes
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Kubernetes in Slough

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

1 5 (100.00%) Docker
2 4 (80.00%) Apache Spark
2 4 (80.00%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (80.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (80.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (80.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (80.00%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) WPF
3 3 (60.00%) Big Data
3 3 (60.00%) DevOps
3 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (40.00%) .NET Core
4 2 (40.00%) Kafka
4 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (40.00%) OO
4 2 (40.00%) SOA
4 2 (40.00%) C#
5 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) MVC
5 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) CSS
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development

Kubernetes
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 4 (80.00%) Apache Spark
1 4 (80.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (80.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (80.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (60.00%) Big Data
3 1 (20.00%) Neo4j
3 1 (20.00%) Redis
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (60.00%) WPF
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Core
3 2 (40.00%) Kafka
4 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (20.00%) Apache Avro
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) CSS3
4 1 (20.00%) D3.js
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) LESS
4 1 (20.00%) Memcached
4 1 (20.00%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (20.00%) Node.js
4 1 (20.00%) Protocol Buffers
4 1 (20.00%) React
4 1 (20.00%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Anomaly Detection
3 1 (20.00%) Asynchronous Programming
3 1 (20.00%) B2B
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Machine Learning
3 1 (20.00%) Market Research
3 1 (20.00%) Microservices
3 1 (20.00%) Multithreaded Programming
3 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Java 8
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) TypeScript
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Rackspace