Period
to 9 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 9 December 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)
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 70 81
Rank change year-on-year +27 +11 -
Contract jobs citing Kubernetes 78 21 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 4.38% 1.67% 0.69%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.67% 15.11% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 7 1
Wiltshire median daily rate £575 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.78% +28.57% -
South West median daily rate £538 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +26.47% - -29.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £47.33 - -

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 360 139 168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 20.22% 11.08% 12.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 82 114
Wiltshire median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +30.43%
10th Percentile £338 £313 £295
90th Percentile £625 £600 £592
South West median daily rate £425 £410 £366
% change year-on-year +3.66% +11.95% -2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 2 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate £41.53 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +137.31% - -
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £22.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +82.55% -43.13% +60.00%

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in Wiltshire

Kubernetes
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Kubernetes in Wiltshire

Kubernetes
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Kubernetes in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kubernetes in Wiltshire

Kubernetes
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kubernetes within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 9 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +32 66 £563 +25.00% 5
Corsham - 1 - -
Kubernetes
South West

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 68 (87.18%) Docker
2 50 (64.10%) Amazon AWS
3 47 (60.26%) DevOps
4 33 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (42.31%) Finance
5 32 (41.03%) Linux
6 31 (39.74%) Microservices
7 30 (38.46%) Jenkins
8 24 (30.77%) Banking
9 23 (29.49%) .NET
9 23 (29.49%) Ansible
10 22 (28.21%) C#
11 19 (24.36%) SQL Server
12 17 (21.79%) Red Hat
12 17 (21.79%) .NET Framework
13 16 (20.51%) Git (software)
13 16 (20.51%) Microsoft Azure
13 16 (20.51%) .NET Core
14 15 (19.23%) Terraform
14 15 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
14 15 (19.23%) OpenShift
14 15 (19.23%) Puppet
14 15 (19.23%) Scrum
15 14 (17.95%) SQL
15 14 (17.95%) Java
15 14 (17.95%) REST
15 14 (17.95%) ASP.NET Web API
16 13 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
16 13 (16.67%) Redux
16 13 (16.67%) Python

Kubernetes
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 (5.13%) Confluence
2 1 (1.28%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Fireworks
1 4 (5.13%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 50 (64.10%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (20.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (19.23%) OpenShift
4 11 (14.10%) Apigee
5 7 (8.97%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (5.13%) npm
6 4 (5.13%) NuGet
6 4 (5.13%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) Internet
2 3 (3.85%) DHCP
2 3 (3.85%) DNS
2 3 (3.85%) Firewall
3 1 (1.28%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (24.36%) SQL Server
2 13 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 30 (38.46%) Jenkins
2 16 (20.51%) Git (software)
3 10 (12.82%) JIRA
4 9 (11.54%) Bitbucket
5 7 (8.97%) JMeter
5 7 (8.97%) Maven
6 6 (7.69%) Cucumber
7 5 (6.41%) Selenium
8 4 (5.13%) Gerrit
8 4 (5.13%) Hudson
8 4 (5.13%) SonarQube
8 4 (5.13%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (5.13%) WebDriver
9 3 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (3.85%) GitLab
9 3 (3.85%) Vagrant
10 2 (2.56%) WebStorm
11 1 (1.28%) Gradle
11 1 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 33 (42.31%) Finance
2 24 (30.77%) Banking
3 6 (7.69%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.85%) Marketing
5 1 (1.28%) Electronics
5 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.28%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (30.77%) Architect
2 19 (24.36%) DevOps Engineer
3 17 (21.79%) Developer
4 13 (16.67%) .NET Architect
5 6 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 6 (7.69%) Digital Architect
6 5 (6.41%) AWS DevOps
6 5 (6.41%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) DevOps Architect
7 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 4 (5.13%) Java Architect
7 4 (5.13%) Kubernetes Specialist
7 4 (5.13%) React Developer
7 4 (5.13%) UI Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Performance Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) Security Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Technical Architect
9 2 (2.56%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (29.49%) .NET
2 17 (21.79%) .NET Framework
3 16 (20.51%) .NET Core
4 14 (17.95%) ASP.NET Web API
4 14 (17.95%) REST
5 13 (16.67%) Redux
6 10 (12.82%) React
7 8 (10.26%) Web Services
8 7 (8.97%) ASP.NET
9 6 (7.69%) HTML
9 6 (7.69%) HTML5
9 6 (7.69%) Sass
10 5 (6.41%) AngularJS
10 5 (6.41%) Entity Framework
10 5 (6.41%) Middleware
11 4 (5.13%) CSS
11 4 (5.13%) LESS
11 4 (5.13%) OAuth
11 4 (5.13%) OpenID
11 4 (5.13%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.41%) User Experience
2 4 (5.13%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.56%) Fintech
3 2 (2.56%) iPad
4 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.28%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 32 (41.03%) Linux
2 8 (10.26%) CoreOS
2 8 (10.26%) Debian
3 7 (8.97%) Windows
4 3 (3.85%) AIX
4 3 (3.85%) Solaris
4 3 (3.85%) Unix
5 1 (1.28%) CentOS
5 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (60.26%) DevOps
2 33 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (39.74%) Microservices
4 15 (19.23%) Scrum
5 13 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (11.54%) TDD
7 7 (8.97%) BDD
8 6 (7.69%) E-Commerce
8 6 (7.69%) OO
8 6 (7.69%) Test Automation
9 5 (6.41%) Migration
10 4 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (5.13%) Functional Testing
10 4 (5.13%) Integration Testing
10 4 (5.13%) Kanban
10 4 (5.13%) Pair Programming
10 4 (5.13%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (5.13%) Risk Management
10 4 (5.13%) SEO
10 4 (5.13%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 22 (28.21%) C#
2 14 (17.95%) Java
2 14 (17.95%) SQL
3 13 (16.67%) Python
4 8 (10.26%) Bash Shell
5 6 (7.69%) Groovy
6 5 (6.41%) Ruby
7 4 (5.13%) ES6
7 4 (5.13%) Go
7 4 (5.13%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.56%) Java 8
8 2 (2.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (5.13%) SC Cleared
1 4 (5.13%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.56%) CISSP
3 1 (1.28%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) PSD2
2 3 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 68 (87.18%) Docker
2 3 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 23 (29.49%) Ansible
2 15 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (19.23%) Puppet
2 15 (19.23%) Terraform
3 4 (5.13%) Grafana
4 3 (3.85%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (2.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.28%) Consul
6 1 (1.28%) Kibana
6 1 (1.28%) logstash
6 1 (1.28%) NetIQ Identity Manager
Vendors
1 17 (21.79%) Red Hat
2 7 (8.97%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.69%) Atlassian
4 4 (5.13%) Adobe
4 4 (5.13%) AppDynamics
4 4 (5.13%) Cisco
4 4 (5.13%) Google
4 4 (5.13%) Splunk
4 4 (5.13%) Veracode
4 4 (5.13%) VMware
5 3 (3.85%) IBM
5 3 (3.85%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.56%) Zend
7 1 (1.28%) NetIQ
7 1 (1.28%) SAP