Period
to 21 July 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 21 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)
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 57 64
Rank change year-on-year +32 +7 -
Contract jobs citing Kubernetes 37 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 5.75% 0.58% 0.87%
As % of the Systems Management category 34.91% 8.89% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 3 1
Swindon median daily rate £550 £420 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.95% +20.00% -
Wiltshire median daily rate £600 £435 £350
% change year-on-year +37.93% +24.29% -
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 106 45 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 16.49% 6.52% 7.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 32 26
Swindon median daily rate £460 £423 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.88% -6.11% +20.00%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £319
90th Percentile £700 £600 £488
Wiltshire median daily rate £455 £420 £450
% change year-on-year +8.33% -6.67% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 - £19.00
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.52 - £19.00

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 21 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kubernetes in Swindon

For the 6 months to 21 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 33 (89.19%) Docker
2 24 (64.86%) DevOps
3 21 (56.76%) Jenkins
4 19 (51.35%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (51.35%) Python
4 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (35.14%) Finance
6 11 (29.73%) Linux
6 11 (29.73%) C#
6 11 (29.73%) .NET
6 11 (29.73%) Microservices
6 11 (29.73%) Sonatype Nexus
7 10 (27.03%) Terraform
7 10 (27.03%) React
7 10 (27.03%) JIRA
7 10 (27.03%) Bash Shell
7 10 (27.03%) Git (software)
8 9 (24.32%) Puppet
8 9 (24.32%) REST
8 9 (24.32%) Bitbucket
8 9 (24.32%) Java
8 9 (24.32%) Ansible
8 9 (24.32%) npm
9 8 (21.62%) Maven
9 8 (21.62%) Splunk
9 8 (21.62%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (21.62%) Open Source
10 7 (18.92%) Groovy
10 7 (18.92%) NuGet
10 7 (18.92%) Sass

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 (10.81%) Confluence
2 3 (8.11%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (8.11%) nginx
3 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.70%) CloudStack
4 1 (2.70%) CMS
4 1 (2.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Fireworks
1 4 (10.81%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 19 (51.35%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (24.32%) npm
3 7 (18.92%) NuGet
4 6 (16.22%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (16.22%) Sauce Labs
5 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (8.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (8.11%) CloudFront
6 3 (8.11%) OpenShift
7 2 (5.41%) PaaS
8 1 (2.70%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (2.70%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (2.70%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) Internet
2 2 (5.41%) SNMP
2 2 (5.41%) SSH
2 2 (5.41%) WAN
3 1 (2.70%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (8.11%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 21 (56.76%) Jenkins
2 11 (29.73%) Sonatype Nexus
3 10 (27.03%) Git (software)
3 10 (27.03%) JIRA
4 9 (24.32%) Bitbucket
5 8 (21.62%) Maven
6 7 (18.92%) Selenium
6 7 (18.92%) SonarQube
7 6 (16.22%) JMeter
8 5 (13.51%) Cucumber
9 4 (10.81%) Hudson
9 4 (10.81%) WebDriver
10 3 (8.11%) Artifactory
10 3 (8.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (8.11%) GitLab
10 3 (8.11%) WebStorm
11 2 (5.41%) CircleCI
11 2 (5.41%) gulp
11 2 (5.41%) Travis CI
11 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 13 (35.14%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Banking
3 3 (8.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (27.03%) Architect
3 8 (21.62%) Developer
4 7 (18.92%) AWS DevOps
4 7 (18.92%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 7 (18.92%) AWS Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) .NET Architect
6 4 (10.81%) React Developer
6 4 (10.81%) UI Developer
7 3 (8.11%) DevOps Architect
7 3 (8.11%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) .NET Solutions Architect
8 2 (5.41%) Consultant
8 2 (5.41%) IT Architect
8 2 (5.41%) Java Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Management Consultant
8 2 (5.41%) Network Consultant
8 2 (5.41%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Software Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (29.73%) .NET
2 10 (27.03%) React
3 9 (24.32%) REST
4 7 (18.92%) Sass
5 6 (16.22%) .NET Framework
5 6 (16.22%) AngularJS
5 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET
5 6 (16.22%) HTML
5 6 (16.22%) HTML5
6 5 (13.51%) .NET Core
7 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (10.81%) CSS
7 4 (10.81%) CSS3
7 4 (10.81%) Handlebars
7 4 (10.81%) LESS
7 4 (10.81%) Mustache
8 3 (8.11%) Kafka
8 3 (8.11%) RAML
8 3 (8.11%) Swagger
8 3 (8.11%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) User Experience
2 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.41%) Fintech
2 2 (5.41%) iPad
2 2 (5.41%) RIA
3 1 (2.70%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (64.86%) DevOps
2 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (29.73%) Microservices
4 8 (21.62%) Open Source
5 7 (18.92%) TDD
6 6 (16.22%) Configuration Management
6 6 (16.22%) E-Commerce
6 6 (16.22%) Mentoring
7 5 (13.51%) Integration Testing
7 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
8 4 (10.81%) BDD
8 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (10.81%) Kanban
8 4 (10.81%) MVC
8 4 (10.81%) Pair Programming
8 4 (10.81%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (10.81%) Scrum
8 4 (10.81%) SEO
8 4 (10.81%) Web Design
8 4 (10.81%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (51.35%) Python
2 11 (29.73%) C#
3 10 (27.03%) Bash Shell
4 9 (24.32%) Java
5 7 (18.92%) Groovy
5 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
6 4 (10.81%) ES6
6 4 (10.81%) Ruby
6 4 (10.81%) Scala
7 3 (8.11%) F#
7 3 (8.11%) TypeScript
8 2 (5.41%) Java 8
9 1 (2.70%) C++
9 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) GCP
2 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 33 (89.19%) Docker
2 3 (8.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (27.03%) Terraform
2 9 (24.32%) Ansible
2 9 (24.32%) Puppet
3 8 (21.62%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (16.22%) Grafana
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Splunk
2 7 (18.92%) Veracode
3 6 (16.22%) AppDynamics
3 6 (16.22%) Google
4 5 (13.51%) Atlassian
5 4 (10.81%) Adobe
6 3 (8.11%) Apigee
6 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
7 2 (5.41%) Micro Focus
7 2 (5.41%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.70%) SaltStack