Period
to 14 October 2019

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 14 October 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.

Kubernetes (k8s)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 44 52 47
Rank change year-on-year +8 -5 -
Contract jobs citing Kubernetes 12 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.18% 2.82% 0.65%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.05% 17.05% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 3
Southampton median daily rate £500 £475 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -7.77% -
10th Percentile £469 £400 £466
90th Percentile £588 £575 £573
Hampshire median daily rate £500 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +24.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £60.00 -
% change year-on-year -29.17% - -

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 63 88 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 11.45% 16.57% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 75 18
Southampton median daily rate £450 £525 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +20.00% +16.67%
10th Percentile £311 £363 £258
90th Percentile £550 £600 £567
Hampshire median daily rate £445 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -1.11% +12.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Southampton median hourly rate - £11.00 £20.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -45.33% -
Hampshire median hourly rate £18.31 £21.00 £20.12
% change year-on-year -12.82% +4.37% -61.68%

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 14 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kubernetes in Southampton

For the 6 months to 14 October 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 10 (83.33%) Azure
1 10 (83.33%) Docker
2 8 (66.67%) DevOps
3 6 (50.00%) C#
3 6 (50.00%) Ansible
4 5 (41.67%) .NET
4 5 (41.67%) BDD
5 4 (33.33%) PaaS
6 3 (25.00%) Terraform
6 3 (25.00%) AWS
6 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure as Code
7 2 (16.67%) Azure Functions
7 2 (16.67%) Serverless
7 2 (16.67%) Retail
7 2 (16.67%) Google
7 2 (16.67%) MySQL
7 2 (16.67%) Java
7 2 (16.67%) SQL
7 2 (16.67%) Python
7 2 (16.67%) CRM
7 2 (16.67%) Windows
7 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (16.67%) Kafka
7 2 (16.67%) GitHub
7 2 (16.67%) GDPR
7 2 (16.67%) Microservices
7 2 (16.67%) Apache Spark
7 2 (16.67%) GCP
7 2 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (16.67%) Cucumber

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 (16.67%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 10 (83.33%) Azure
2 4 (33.33%) PaaS
3 3 (25.00%) AWS
4 2 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (16.67%) Azure Functions
4 2 (16.67%) GCP
4 2 (16.67%) GitHub
4 2 (16.67%) Serverless
5 1 (8.33%) BlazeMeter
5 1 (8.33%) IaaS
5 1 (8.33%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (8.33%) Bitbucket
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) JMeter
2 1 (8.33%) Selenium
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Azure Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Azure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 2 (16.67%) CRM Architect
2 2 (16.67%) CRM Solutions Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) DevOps Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Azure Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Azure Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Integration Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Test Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) Kafka
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Core
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (8.33%) Express
3 1 (8.33%) Node.js
3 1 (8.33%) Spring
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) DevOps
2 5 (41.67%) BDD
3 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure as Code
4 2 (16.67%) CRM
4 2 (16.67%) Microservices
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) Kanban
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Measurement
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Refactoring
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) SDLC
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (8.33%) Groovy
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (8.33%) Ruby
3 1 (8.33%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Docker
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Ansible
2 3 (25.00%) Terraform
3 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Google