Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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)
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 55 52
Rank change year-on-year +32 -3 -
Contract jobs citing Kubernetes 54 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 6.78% 0.89% 1.34%
As % of the Systems Management category 36.73% 8.57% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 5 1
Swindon median daily rate £550 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% +28.57% -
Wiltshire median daily rate £550 £438 £350
% change year-on-year +25.71% +25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire 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 Swindon with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Swindon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 147 70 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 18.44% 10.37% 10.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 46 39
Swindon median daily rate £463 £423 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.47% -6.11% +20.00%
10th Percentile £286 £306 £320
90th Percentile £625 £600 £515
Wiltshire median daily rate £475 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +24.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 0
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 -
Wiltshire median hourly rate £41.53 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year +137.31% - -

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in Swindon

Kubernetes
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Kubernetes in Swindon

Kubernetes
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kubernetes in Swindon

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 Swindon region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 45 (83.33%) Docker
2 37 (68.52%) DevOps
3 33 (61.11%) Amazon AWS
4 29 (53.70%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (44.44%) Linux
6 22 (40.74%) Jenkins
7 21 (38.89%) Microservices
8 19 (35.19%) C#
8 19 (35.19%) Finance
9 17 (31.48%) .NET
10 15 (27.78%) Ansible
11 14 (25.93%) SQL Server
11 14 (25.93%) Python
12 13 (24.07%) Git (software)
13 12 (22.22%) .NET Framework
13 12 (22.22%) Red Hat
13 12 (22.22%) OpenShift
14 11 (20.37%) React
14 11 (20.37%) Terraform
14 11 (20.37%) Java
14 11 (20.37%) Banking
14 11 (20.37%) Puppet
15 10 (18.52%) REST
15 10 (18.52%) JIRA
15 10 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
15 10 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
16 9 (16.67%) .NET Core
16 9 (16.67%) Bitbucket
16 9 (16.67%) TDD
16 9 (16.67%) Microsoft

Kubernetes
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 (7.41%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Fireworks
1 4 (7.41%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 33 (61.11%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (22.22%) OpenShift
3 10 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (12.96%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (7.41%) npm
5 4 (7.41%) NuGet
5 4 (7.41%) Sauce Labs
6 1 (1.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.85%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.85%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.85%) CloudFront
6 1 (1.85%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) Internet
2 2 (3.70%) DHCP
2 2 (3.70%) DNS
2 2 (3.70%) Firewall
3 1 (1.85%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.85%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (3.70%) DB2
5 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 22 (40.74%) Jenkins
2 13 (24.07%) Git (software)
3 10 (18.52%) JIRA
4 9 (16.67%) Bitbucket
5 7 (12.96%) JMeter
6 6 (11.11%) Cucumber
6 6 (11.11%) Maven
7 5 (9.26%) Selenium
8 4 (7.41%) GitLab
8 4 (7.41%) Hudson
8 4 (7.41%) SonarQube
8 4 (7.41%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (7.41%) WebDriver
9 3 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (5.56%) Gerrit
10 1 (1.85%) Artifactory
10 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio Code
10 1 (1.85%) WebStorm
General
1 19 (35.19%) Finance
2 11 (20.37%) Banking
3 3 (5.56%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.70%) Marketing
5 1 (1.85%) Back Office
5 1 (1.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (27.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (25.93%) Architect
3 13 (24.07%) Developer
4 8 (14.81%) .NET Architect
5 5 (9.26%) .NET Developer
6 4 (7.41%) AWS DevOps
6 4 (7.41%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) React Developer
6 4 (7.41%) UI Developer
7 3 (5.56%) DevOps Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Digital Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 3 (5.56%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Kubernetes Specialist
7 3 (5.56%) Performance Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Security Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.70%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (31.48%) .NET
2 12 (22.22%) .NET Framework
3 11 (20.37%) React
4 10 (18.52%) REST
5 9 (16.67%) .NET Core
6 7 (12.96%) AngularJS
7 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET
7 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (9.26%) HTML
8 5 (9.26%) HTML5
8 5 (9.26%) Sass
9 4 (7.41%) CSS
9 4 (7.41%) CSS3
9 4 (7.41%) Handlebars
9 4 (7.41%) LESS
9 4 (7.41%) Mustache
10 3 (5.56%) Entity Framework
10 3 (5.56%) Kafka
10 3 (5.56%) Redux
10 3 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) User Experience
2 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.70%) Fintech
2 2 (3.70%) iPad
3 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.85%) PKI
3 1 (1.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (44.44%) Linux
2 5 (9.26%) CoreOS
2 5 (9.26%) Debian
3 4 (7.41%) Windows
4 2 (3.70%) AIX
4 2 (3.70%) Solaris
4 2 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (68.52%) DevOps
2 29 (53.70%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (38.89%) Microservices
4 9 (16.67%) TDD
5 8 (14.81%) Test Automation
6 7 (12.96%) Mentoring
6 7 (12.96%) Migration
6 7 (12.96%) Scrum
7 6 (11.11%) BDD
7 6 (11.11%) Data Migration
7 6 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 6 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (7.41%) Functional Testing
8 4 (7.41%) Integration Testing
8 4 (7.41%) Kanban
8 4 (7.41%) Pair Programming
8 4 (7.41%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (7.41%) SEO
8 4 (7.41%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.19%) C#
2 14 (25.93%) Python
3 11 (20.37%) Java
4 8 (14.81%) Bash Shell
5 5 (9.26%) JavaScript
6 4 (7.41%) ES6
6 4 (7.41%) Go
6 4 (7.41%) Groovy
6 4 (7.41%) Ruby
6 4 (7.41%) SQL
7 2 (3.70%) Java 8
7 2 (3.70%) Scala
8 1 (1.85%) C++
8 1 (1.85%) F#
8 1 (1.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 45 (83.33%) Docker
2 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (27.78%) Ansible
2 11 (20.37%) Puppet
2 11 (20.37%) Terraform
3 10 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (7.41%) Grafana
5 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (11.11%) Apigee
3 6 (11.11%) Atlassian
3 6 (11.11%) Google
4 4 (7.41%) Adobe
4 4 (7.41%) AppDynamics
4 4 (7.41%) Splunk
4 4 (7.41%) Veracode
5 3 (5.56%) Cisco
5 3 (5.56%) IBM
5 3 (5.56%) VMware
6 2 (3.70%) ServiceNow