Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 90 -
Rank change year-on-year +57 - -
Contract jobs citing Kubernetes 57 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 5.31% 0.22% -
As % of the Systems Management category 32.02% 3.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 26 3 0
Wiltshire median daily rate £650 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% - -
South West median daily rate £550 £450 £325
% change year-on-year +22.22% +38.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West 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 Wiltshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 178 84 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 16.57% 6.29% 9.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 59 82
Wiltshire median daily rate £500 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% +9.59%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £310
90th Percentile £700 £608 £556
South West median daily rate £450 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +20.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Wiltshire median hourly rate £17.50 - £19.25
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £15.36
% change year-on-year -56.25% +160.50% -23.93%

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 20 May 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 20 May 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 +36 32 £600 +20.00%
Kubernetes
South West

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 53 (92.98%) Docker
2 47 (82.46%) DevOps
3 41 (71.93%) Amazon AWS
4 30 (52.63%) Python
5 29 (50.88%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (45.61%) .NET
7 24 (42.11%) Finance
7 24 (42.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 23 (40.35%) C#
9 22 (38.60%) E-Commerce
9 22 (38.60%) iPad
10 20 (35.09%) ASP.NET
10 20 (35.09%) JIRA
10 20 (35.09%) Integration Testing
11 19 (33.33%) Confluence
11 19 (33.33%) Bash Shell
11 19 (33.33%) SQL Server
12 18 (31.58%) Groovy
12 18 (31.58%) Atlassian
12 18 (31.58%) Web Development
12 18 (31.58%) .NET Framework
12 18 (31.58%) Ansible
12 18 (31.58%) .NET Core
12 18 (31.58%) Problem-Solving
13 17 (29.82%) Microservices
13 17 (29.82%) ASP.NET Web API
13 17 (29.82%) Jenkins
14 16 (28.07%) Mentoring
14 16 (28.07%) Ruby
15 14 (24.56%) OO

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 19 (33.33%) Confluence
2 5 (8.77%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (7.02%) nginx
4 3 (5.26%) CloudStack
4 3 (5.26%) OpenStack
4 3 (5.26%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.26%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.75%) Apache
5 1 (1.75%) CMS
5 1 (1.75%) IIS
5 1 (1.75%) Jetty
5 1 (1.75%) Mongrel
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 41 (71.93%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.53%) npm
3 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (7.02%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (7.02%) NuGet
5 3 (5.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (5.26%) CloudFront
5 3 (5.26%) OpenShift
5 3 (5.26%) Sauce Labs
6 2 (3.51%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (3.51%) PaaS
6 2 (3.51%) Serverless
7 1 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.75%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (1.75%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.75%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (1.75%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (1.75%) Google App Engine
7 1 (1.75%) Route 53
7 1 (1.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) Internet
1 2 (3.51%) SNMP
1 2 (3.51%) SSH
1 2 (3.51%) WAN
2 1 (1.75%) DHCP
2 1 (1.75%) DNS
2 1 (1.75%) FTP
2 1 (1.75%) HTTP
2 1 (1.75%) IPsec
2 1 (1.75%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.75%) SSL
2 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.02%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (7.02%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.75%) MySQL
4 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (35.09%) JIRA
2 17 (29.82%) Jenkins
3 9 (15.79%) Sonatype Nexus
4 8 (14.04%) Git (software)
5 5 (8.77%) Bitbucket
5 5 (8.77%) SonarQube
6 4 (7.02%) Artifactory
6 4 (7.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (7.02%) Cucumber
7 3 (5.26%) JMeter
7 3 (5.26%) Maven
7 3 (5.26%) Selenium
7 3 (5.26%) Travis CI
7 3 (5.26%) WebStorm
8 2 (3.51%) CircleCI
8 2 (3.51%) Gradle
8 2 (3.51%) gulp
8 2 (3.51%) JUnit
8 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio Code
9 1 (1.75%) GitLab
General
1 24 (42.11%) Finance
2 7 (12.28%) Banking
3 3 (5.26%) Back Office
4 2 (3.51%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (36.84%) Architect
1 21 (36.84%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (35.09%) .NET Architect
3 17 (29.82%) AWS Engineer
4 16 (28.07%) AWS DevOps
5 15 (26.32%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 14 (24.56%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 8 (14.04%) Technical Architect
8 7 (12.28%) .NET Technical Architect
9 4 (7.02%) Consultant
10 3 (5.26%) .NET Solutions Architect
10 3 (5.26%) Developer
10 3 (5.26%) IT Architect
10 3 (5.26%) Security Engineer
10 3 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
11 2 (3.51%) Management Consultant
11 2 (3.51%) Network Consultant
11 2 (3.51%) Security Consultant
11 2 (3.51%) Senior Software Engineer
11 2 (3.51%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (45.61%) .NET
2 20 (35.09%) ASP.NET
3 18 (31.58%) .NET Core
3 18 (31.58%) .NET Framework
4 17 (29.82%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (7.02%) AngularJS
5 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (7.02%) Kafka
5 4 (7.02%) React
5 4 (7.02%) REST
6 3 (5.26%) RAML
6 3 (5.26%) Sass
6 3 (5.26%) Swagger
6 3 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (5.26%) YAML
7 2 (3.51%) HTML
7 2 (3.51%) HTML5
7 2 (3.51%) XML
8 1 (1.75%) J2EE
8 1 (1.75%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (38.60%) iPad
2 4 (7.02%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.26%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.51%) RIA
5 1 (1.75%) Fintech
5 1 (1.75%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.30%) Linux
2 1 (1.75%) CentOS
2 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (82.46%) DevOps
2 29 (50.88%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (42.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 22 (38.60%) E-Commerce
5 20 (35.09%) Integration Testing
6 18 (31.58%) Problem-Solving
6 18 (31.58%) Web Development
7 17 (29.82%) Microservices
8 16 (28.07%) Mentoring
9 14 (24.56%) OO
10 9 (15.79%) Configuration Management
11 8 (14.04%) Open Source
12 5 (8.77%) OWASP
13 4 (7.02%) MVC
14 3 (5.26%) BDD
14 3 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
14 3 (5.26%) Mobile Development
14 3 (5.26%) Software Engineering
14 3 (5.26%) TDD
15 2 (3.51%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 30 (52.63%) Python
2 23 (40.35%) C#
3 19 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 18 (31.58%) Groovy
5 16 (28.07%) Ruby
6 8 (14.04%) Java
7 4 (7.02%) Scala
8 3 (5.26%) F#
8 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
8 3 (5.26%) TypeScript
9 2 (3.51%) SQL
10 1 (1.75%) C++
10 1 (1.75%) Java 8
10 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) GCP
2 2 (3.51%) QA
System Software
1 53 (92.98%) Docker
2 3 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.75%) GlusterFS
3 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.75%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (31.58%) Ansible
2 10 (17.54%) Puppet
3 9 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (12.28%) Terraform
5 3 (5.26%) Grafana
6 1 (1.75%) Mesos
6 1 (1.75%) Nagios
6 1 (1.75%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 18 (31.58%) Atlassian
2 5 (8.77%) Splunk
3 4 (7.02%) Veracode
4 3 (5.26%) Apigee
4 3 (5.26%) AppDynamics
4 3 (5.26%) Google
4 3 (5.26%) SaltStack
5 2 (3.51%) Micro Focus
5 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.51%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.75%) New Relic
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle
6 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.75%) VMware