Period
to 22 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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 22 July 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)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 67 153 166
Rank change year-on-year +86 +13 +22
Contract jobs citing Kubernetes 135 56 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.16% 1.13% 0.52%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.60% 8.47% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 32 24
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £450 £535
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -15.89% -8.94%
10th Percentile £378 £387 £415
90th Percentile £611 £600 £575
England median daily rate £550 £550 £538
% change year-on-year - +2.33% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £43.53 £60.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year -27.45% +14.29% -

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 572 661 434
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.40% 13.30% 10.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 443 259
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% -1.18%
10th Percentile £243 £301 £168
90th Percentile £575 £573 £554
England median daily rate £500 £488 £470
% change year-on-year +2.56% +3.72% +10.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 14
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.58 £17.50 £11.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.43% +54.32% -16.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £14.03 £9.25
90th Percentile £35.00 £60.00 £26.38
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.40 £17.50
% change year-on-year +3.09% +10.86% -20.45%

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in Yorkshire

Kubernetes
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Kubernetes in Yorkshire

Kubernetes
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Kubernetes in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kubernetes in Yorkshire

Kubernetes
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kubernetes within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 July 2019. 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
West Yorkshire +85 103 £463 +5.71% 52
South Yorkshire -11 23 £475 - 3
North Yorkshire - 2 £425 -
Kubernetes
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 102 (75.56%) Docker
2 72 (53.33%) DevOps
3 70 (51.85%) Amazon AWS
4 68 (50.37%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (46.67%) Linux
6 56 (41.48%) Java
7 44 (32.59%) Microservices
8 43 (31.85%) Jenkins
9 39 (28.89%) Microsoft Azure
9 39 (28.89%) Terraform
10 35 (25.93%) Python
11 31 (22.96%) Ansible
12 29 (21.48%) Continuous Deployment
13 28 (20.74%) TDD
13 28 (20.74%) MongoDB
14 25 (18.52%) Git (software)
15 24 (17.78%) Test Automation
15 24 (17.78%) BDD
15 24 (17.78%) Puppet
16 23 (17.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 23 (17.04%) Unix
16 23 (17.04%) Java 8
17 21 (15.56%) Mockito
17 21 (15.56%) Red Hat
17 21 (15.56%) ActiveMQ
17 21 (15.56%) JIRA
18 20 (14.81%) Pair Programming
19 19 (14.07%) Splunk
20 18 (13.33%) OpenStack
20 18 (13.33%) Mac OS X

Kubernetes
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 18 (13.33%) OpenStack
2 13 (9.63%) Confluence
3 7 (5.19%) Apache ServiceMix
4 6 (4.44%) Apache
4 6 (4.44%) Apache Spark
5 4 (2.96%) nginx
6 3 (2.22%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.22%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.48%) CICS
7 2 (1.48%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (1.48%) IBM Transformation Extender
7 2 (1.48%) Mule
7 2 (1.48%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.48%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (1.48%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 70 (51.85%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (28.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (11.11%) Amazon S3
3 15 (11.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 14 (10.37%) Amazon ELB
5 13 (9.63%) Google Cloud Platform
6 12 (8.89%) OpenShift
7 11 (8.15%) AWS CloudFormation
7 11 (8.15%) GitHub
8 10 (7.41%) Amazon ECS
9 9 (6.67%) Route 53
10 7 (5.19%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (4.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 5 (3.70%) Amazon EKS
13 4 (2.96%) Slack
14 3 (2.22%) Amazon EMR
14 3 (2.22%) Apigee
14 3 (2.22%) AWS CloudTrail
14 3 (2.22%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.59%) HTTP
2 3 (2.22%) DNS
2 3 (2.22%) Internet
2 3 (2.22%) OpenVPN
3 2 (1.48%) SSL
4 1 (0.74%) FTP
4 1 (0.74%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (20.74%) MongoDB
2 14 (10.37%) Apache Cassandra
3 12 (8.89%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (8.15%) MySQL
5 8 (5.93%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (4.44%) Hadoop
7 5 (3.70%) Apache Hive
7 5 (3.70%) MariaDB
8 4 (2.96%) Big Data
8 4 (2.96%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (2.22%) Data Lake
9 3 (2.22%) Electronic Patient Records
9 3 (2.22%) NoSQL
9 3 (2.22%) Parquet
10 2 (1.48%) DB2
10 2 (1.48%) Hazelcast
10 2 (1.48%) Impala
10 2 (1.48%) Spotfire
10 2 (1.48%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 43 (31.85%) Jenkins
2 25 (18.52%) Git (software)
3 21 (15.56%) JIRA
3 21 (15.56%) Mockito
4 15 (11.11%) SonarQube
5 12 (8.89%) GitLab
6 11 (8.15%) Maven
7 10 (7.41%) Cucumber
8 9 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (3.70%) Selenium
9 5 (3.70%) TeamCity
10 3 (2.22%) Gatling
10 3 (2.22%) JMeter
10 3 (2.22%) JUnit
10 3 (2.22%) WebDriver
11 2 (1.48%) CircleCI
11 2 (1.48%) IBM UrbanCode
11 2 (1.48%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.48%) Travis CI
General
1 5 (3.70%) Banking
1 5 (3.70%) Finance
2 3 (2.22%) Law
3 2 (1.48%) Games
4 1 (0.74%) Local Government
4 1 (0.74%) Marketing
4 1 (0.74%) Retail
4 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (34.81%) DevOps Engineer
2 45 (33.33%) Developer
3 30 (22.22%) Java Developer
4 22 (16.30%) Cloud Engineer
5 12 (8.89%) AWS DevOps
5 12 (8.89%) Linux Engineer
6 11 (8.15%) AWS Engineer
7 10 (7.41%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 10 (7.41%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 10 (7.41%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 9 (6.67%) Platform Engineer
8 9 (6.67%) Senior Developer
9 7 (5.19%) Architect
9 7 (5.19%) Senior Java Developer
10 6 (4.44%) Junior
10 6 (4.44%) Junior DevOps
11 5 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
11 5 (3.70%) Junior DevOps Engineer
11 5 (3.70%) Ruby Developer
11 5 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (15.56%) ActiveMQ
2 16 (11.85%) Spring
3 14 (10.37%) Elastic Stack
3 14 (10.37%) JAX-RS
4 13 (9.63%) Web Services
5 12 (8.89%) RESTful
6 11 (8.15%) SOAP
7 9 (6.67%) Apache Camel
8 8 (5.93%) Node.js
8 8 (5.93%) REST
9 7 (5.19%) AngularJS
9 7 (5.19%) Drools
9 7 (5.19%) Hibernate
9 7 (5.19%) Kafka
9 7 (5.19%) OpenID
10 6 (4.44%) CSS
10 6 (4.44%) Spring Boot
11 5 (3.70%) .NET
11 5 (3.70%) HTML
11 5 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.67%) Private Cloud
2 8 (5.93%) Cloud Native
3 4 (2.96%) NHS
4 2 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.48%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.74%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.74%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.74%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.74%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.74%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.74%) User Experience
5 1 (0.74%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 63 (46.67%) Linux
2 23 (17.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 23 (17.04%) Unix
3 18 (13.33%) Mac OS X
4 12 (8.89%) CentOS
5 9 (6.67%) Windows
6 5 (3.70%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.48%) Mesosphere
8 1 (0.74%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (53.33%) DevOps
2 68 (50.37%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (32.59%) Microservices
4 29 (21.48%) Continuous Deployment
5 28 (20.74%) TDD
6 24 (17.78%) BDD
6 24 (17.78%) Test Automation
7 20 (14.81%) Pair Programming
8 17 (12.59%) Responsive Web Design
8 17 (12.59%) Web Design
8 17 (12.59%) Web Development
9 15 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (8.89%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 11 (8.15%) Software Engineering
12 10 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (7.41%) High Availability
12 10 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
13 9 (6.67%) Migration
13 9 (6.67%) Unit Testing
14 8 (5.93%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 56 (41.48%) Java
2 35 (25.93%) Python
3 23 (17.04%) Java 8
4 16 (11.85%) JavaScript
5 14 (10.37%) SQL
6 9 (6.67%) Ruby
7 8 (5.93%) Bash Shell
8 7 (5.19%) PL/SQL
9 6 (4.44%) Kotlin
10 5 (3.70%) PHP
11 4 (2.96%) Scala
12 3 (2.22%) Go
12 3 (2.22%) Groovy
13 2 (1.48%) C#
13 2 (1.48%) COBOL
13 2 (1.48%) Perl
13 2 (1.48%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.74%) Korn
14 1 (0.74%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 11 (8.15%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.74%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.74%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.74%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.22%) QA
2 2 (1.48%) GDPR
3 1 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 102 (75.56%) Docker
2 5 (3.70%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.22%) HDFS
4 2 (1.48%) OpenAM
4 2 (1.48%) OpenDJ
Systems Management
1 39 (28.89%) Terraform
2 31 (22.96%) Ansible
3 24 (17.78%) Puppet
4 17 (12.59%) Prometheus
5 16 (11.85%) Packer
6 15 (11.11%) Grafana
7 13 (9.63%) Opscode Chef
8 11 (8.15%) Rancher
9 6 (4.44%) Consul
10 5 (3.70%) SCCM
11 3 (2.22%) FreeIPA
11 3 (2.22%) Hadoop YARN
12 2 (1.48%) Automic
12 2 (1.48%) Single Sign-On
13 1 (0.74%) CFEngine
13 1 (0.74%) Docker Swarm
13 1 (0.74%) Graphite
13 1 (0.74%) Istio
Vendors
1 21 (15.56%) Red Hat
2 19 (14.07%) Splunk
3 10 (7.41%) Black Duck
4 9 (6.67%) ForgeRock
4 9 (6.67%) Google
5 8 (5.93%) Microsoft
6 5 (3.70%) Citrix
6 5 (3.70%) IBM
7 4 (2.96%) MuleSoft
8 3 (2.22%) Databricks
8 3 (2.22%) Oracle
9 2 (1.48%) BMC
9 2 (1.48%) Tableau
10 1 (0.74%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.74%) Symantec