Period
to 18 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 18 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)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 43 -
Rank change year-on-year -8 - -
Contract jobs citing Kubernetes 15 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.85% 0.66% -
As % of the Systems Management category 16.30% 11.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 0
Southampton median daily rate £475 £515 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.77% - -
Hampshire median daily rate £490 £500 £401
% change year-on-year -2.00% +24.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £60.00 - -

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 Southampton with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 92 26 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 17.49% 5.73% 16.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 17 45
Southampton median daily rate £525 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.53% +13.33% +1.35%
10th Percentile £363 £274 £259
90th Percentile £600 £568 £444
Hampshire median daily rate £460 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +15.00% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Southampton median hourly rate £13.00 £24.69 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.34% +17.55% +3.70%
Hampshire median hourly rate £21.00 £21.63 £52.25
% change year-on-year -2.91% -58.60% +210.55%

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in Southampton

Kubernetes
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Kubernetes in Southampton

Kubernetes
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Kubernetes in Southampton over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kubernetes in Southampton

For the 6 months to 18 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 13 (86.67%) Docker
2 12 (80.00%) DevOps
3 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (46.67%) Spring
4 7 (46.67%) Hibernate
4 7 (46.67%) Java
4 7 (46.67%) MongoDB
4 7 (46.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (46.67%) NoSQL
4 7 (46.67%) Spring Boot
4 7 (46.67%) Terraform
5 6 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (33.33%) Open Source
6 5 (33.33%) RESTful
6 5 (33.33%) Redis
6 5 (33.33%) Riak
6 5 (33.33%) Linux
6 5 (33.33%) Maven
6 5 (33.33%) TDD
6 5 (33.33%) Microservices
6 5 (33.33%) Java 8
7 4 (26.67%) Ansible
7 4 (26.67%) OpenShift
7 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
8 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
8 3 (20.00%) HTML5
8 3 (20.00%) .NET

Kubernetes
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 (13.33%) Apache
1 2 (13.33%) Apache Solr
1 2 (13.33%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (26.67%) OpenShift
3 3 (20.00%) Azure Functions
3 3 (20.00%) Serverless
4 2 (13.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (13.33%) Azure Machine Learning
4 2 (13.33%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
4 2 (13.33%) PaaS
4 2 (13.33%) SaaS
5 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 7 (46.67%) MongoDB
1 7 (46.67%) NoSQL
2 5 (33.33%) Redis
2 5 (33.33%) Riak
3 2 (13.33%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 2 (13.33%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (13.33%) Big Data
3 2 (13.33%) Cosmos DB
3 2 (13.33%) Data Lake
3 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (13.33%) Geospatial Data
3 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Maven
2 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (6.67%) Artifactory
3 1 (6.67%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
1 7 (46.67%) DevOps Engineer
1 7 (46.67%) Java Developer
2 5 (33.33%) AWS Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Lead Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Lead Java Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) AWS Architect
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Java Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Junior
3 1 (6.67%) Junior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Lead Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) Hibernate
1 7 (46.67%) Spring
1 7 (46.67%) Spring Boot
2 5 (33.33%) RESTful
3 3 (20.00%) .NET
3 3 (20.00%) HTML
3 3 (20.00%) HTML5
4 2 (13.33%) CSS
4 2 (13.33%) CSS3
4 2 (13.33%) JSON
4 2 (13.33%) Kafka
4 2 (13.33%) SAML
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Core
5 1 (6.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (13.33%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) STB
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) DevOps
2 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) Microservices
3 5 (33.33%) Open Source
3 5 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (13.33%) Analytics
4 2 (13.33%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (13.33%) Build Automation
4 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (13.33%) Data Analytics
4 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (13.33%) Deployment Automation
4 2 (13.33%) Identity Management
4 2 (13.33%) Machine Learning
4 2 (13.33%) MVC
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) SDLC
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) Java 8
3 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (20.00%) Python
5 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 2 (13.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 13 (86.67%) Docker
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) Terraform
2 4 (26.67%) Ansible
3 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (13.33%) Puppet
4 1 (6.67%) Grafana
4 1 (6.67%) Graphite
4 1 (6.67%) Kibana
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Databricks
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Google