Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 62 126 158
Rank change year-on-year +64 +32 +26
Contract jobs citing Kubernetes 113 76 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.09% 1.54% 0.74%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.55% 12.58% 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 46 29
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £400 £400 £406
90th Percentile £599 £575 £550
England median daily rate £550 £550 £538
% change year-on-year - +2.33% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £42.25 £47.33 £35.00
% change year-on-year -10.73% +35.23% -

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 578 604 503
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 15.82% 12.25% 11.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 372 339
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £263 £300 £195
90th Percentile £575 £599 £550
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 21
Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.88 £20.30 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.56% +62.40% -14.89%
10th Percentile £13.41 £13.73 £9.81
90th Percentile £35.00 £36.28 £17.25
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.07
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.53% -24.14%

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 19 November 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 19 November 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 +60 92 £494 +16.18% 31
South Yorkshire +1 17 £475 -5.00% 11
Kubernetes
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 81 (71.68%) Docker
2 57 (50.44%) Java
3 56 (49.56%) AWS
4 51 (45.13%) DevOps
5 50 (44.25%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (41.59%) Azure
7 46 (40.71%) Microservices
8 37 (32.74%) Linux
9 31 (27.43%) Python
9 31 (27.43%) Ansible
10 28 (24.78%) TDD
11 27 (23.89%) Jenkins
12 24 (21.24%) BDD
13 23 (20.35%) Test Automation
13 23 (20.35%) Java 8
14 21 (18.58%) Continuous Deployment
14 21 (18.58%) Terraform
15 20 (17.70%) Splunk
15 20 (17.70%) Git (software)
15 20 (17.70%) Unix
16 18 (15.93%) Migration
16 18 (15.93%) ActiveMQ
16 18 (15.93%) Opscode Chef
16 18 (15.93%) Mockito
17 17 (15.04%) MongoDB
17 17 (15.04%) GCP
17 17 (15.04%) Spring
17 17 (15.04%) Pair Programming
17 17 (15.04%) Mac OS X
18 16 (14.16%) JavaScript

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 3 (2.65%) Apache ServiceMix
1 3 (2.65%) Confluence
2 2 (1.77%) Apache
2 2 (1.77%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.77%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 56 (49.56%) AWS
2 47 (41.59%) Azure
3 17 (15.04%) GCP
4 12 (10.62%) IaaS
5 10 (8.85%) GitHub
6 7 (6.19%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (5.31%) Apigee
7 6 (5.31%) Serverless
8 5 (4.42%) Google App Engine
9 4 (3.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (3.54%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (3.54%) Amazon S3
9 4 (3.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (2.65%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (2.65%) OpenShift
10 3 (2.65%) Slack
11 2 (1.77%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (1.77%) Azure Functions
11 2 (1.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.08%) DNS
2 3 (2.65%) Firewall
2 3 (2.65%) Internet
2 3 (2.65%) OpenVPN
3 1 (0.88%) DHCP
3 1 (0.88%) FTP
3 1 (0.88%) HTTP
3 1 (0.88%) IPsec
3 1 (0.88%) SSL
3 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.04%) MongoDB
2 5 (4.42%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (4.42%) MariaDB
3 3 (2.65%) MySQL
3 3 (2.65%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.65%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (1.77%) Apache Hive
4 2 (1.77%) Data Lake
4 2 (1.77%) Electronic Patient Records
4 2 (1.77%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.77%) Parquet
4 2 (1.77%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 27 (23.89%) Jenkins
2 20 (17.70%) Git (software)
3 18 (15.93%) Mockito
4 13 (11.50%) JIRA
5 10 (8.85%) Maven
6 7 (6.19%) Cucumber
6 7 (6.19%) Sonatype Nexus
7 6 (5.31%) CircleCI
8 5 (4.42%) Travis CI
9 4 (3.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (3.54%) Selenium
9 4 (3.54%) SonarQube
10 3 (2.65%) JUnit
11 2 (1.77%) Gatling
11 2 (1.77%) JMeter
11 2 (1.77%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.77%) WebDriver
12 1 (0.88%) Gerrit
12 1 (0.88%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.88%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (12.39%) Public Sector
2 4 (3.54%) Banking
2 4 (3.54%) Finance
3 3 (2.65%) Law
4 1 (0.88%) Games
4 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (39.82%) Developer
2 28 (24.78%) DevOps Engineer
3 24 (21.24%) Java Developer
4 16 (14.16%) Architect
5 11 (9.73%) Cloud Architect
6 10 (8.85%) Senior Developer
7 9 (7.96%) AWS DevOps
8 8 (7.08%) Cloud Engineer
8 8 (7.08%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (5.31%) AWS Engineer
9 6 (5.31%) Consultant
9 6 (5.31%) DevOps Consultant
9 6 (5.31%) Senior DevOps
10 5 (4.42%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 5 (4.42%) Azure DevOps
10 5 (4.42%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 5 (4.42%) Azure Engineer
10 5 (4.42%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (4.42%) Ruby Developer
10 5 (4.42%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.93%) ActiveMQ
2 17 (15.04%) Spring
3 16 (14.16%) Node.js
4 15 (13.27%) JAX-RS
5 13 (11.50%) Spring Boot
6 11 (9.73%) RESTful
7 9 (7.96%) Kafka
8 7 (6.19%) CSS
8 7 (6.19%) REST
8 7 (6.19%) Web Services
9 6 (5.31%) HTML
10 5 (4.42%) .NET
10 5 (4.42%) AngularJS
10 5 (4.42%) Apache Camel
10 5 (4.42%) Ruby on Rails
10 5 (4.42%) SOAP
11 3 (2.65%) Drools
11 3 (2.65%) Flash
11 3 (2.65%) OpenID
11 3 (2.65%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.96%) Cloud Native
2 5 (4.42%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (3.54%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (3.54%) NHS
4 3 (2.65%) Clustering
4 3 (2.65%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.77%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.88%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.88%) RIA
6 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 37 (32.74%) Linux
2 20 (17.70%) Unix
3 17 (15.04%) Mac OS X
4 10 (8.85%) VMS
5 2 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.88%) CentOS
6 1 (0.88%) CoreOS
6 1 (0.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (45.13%) DevOps
2 50 (44.25%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (40.71%) Microservices
4 28 (24.78%) TDD
5 24 (21.24%) BDD
6 23 (20.35%) Test Automation
7 21 (18.58%) Continuous Deployment
8 18 (15.93%) Migration
9 17 (15.04%) Pair Programming
10 16 (14.16%) Responsive Web Design
10 16 (14.16%) Web Design
10 16 (14.16%) Web Development
11 14 (12.39%) Infrastructure as Code
12 13 (11.50%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (8.85%) Problem-Solving
14 9 (7.96%) Continuous Delivery
14 9 (7.96%) Load Balancing
15 8 (7.08%) Configuration Management
15 8 (7.08%) Continuous Improvement
16 7 (6.19%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 57 (50.44%) Java
2 31 (27.43%) Python
3 23 (20.35%) Java 8
4 16 (14.16%) JavaScript
4 16 (14.16%) Ruby
5 14 (12.39%) PowerShell
6 13 (11.50%) Bash Shell
7 10 (8.85%) PHP
8 8 (7.08%) Kotlin
9 7 (6.19%) SQL
10 6 (5.31%) Go
11 5 (4.42%) TypeScript
12 4 (3.54%) Perl
13 3 (2.65%) C#
13 3 (2.65%) Groovy
13 3 (2.65%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.88%) Rust
Qualifications
1 16 (14.16%) Security Cleared
2 13 (11.50%) SC Cleared
3 10 (8.85%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.88%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.88%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.54%) QA
2 2 (1.77%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.77%) GDPR
System Software
1 81 (71.68%) Docker
2 5 (4.42%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.77%) HDFS
4 1 (0.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 31 (27.43%) Ansible
2 21 (18.58%) Terraform
3 18 (15.93%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (13.27%) Puppet
5 8 (7.08%) Prometheus
5 8 (7.08%) Salt
6 6 (5.31%) Grafana
6 6 (5.31%) Rancher
7 4 (3.54%) Docker Swarm
8 3 (2.65%) CFEngine
8 3 (2.65%) FreeIPA
8 3 (2.65%) Nagios
9 2 (1.77%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.88%) Graphite
10 1 (0.88%) Istio
Vendors
1 20 (17.70%) Splunk
2 12 (10.62%) Google
3 7 (6.19%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.65%) Black Duck
4 3 (2.65%) ForgeRock
4 3 (2.65%) IBM
4 3 (2.65%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.77%) Databricks
6 1 (0.88%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.88%) Confluent
6 1 (0.88%) Coverity
6 1 (0.88%) Symantec
6 1 (0.88%) Veracode