Period
to 7 May 2021

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 7 May 2021 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
7 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 31 50 90
Rank change year-on-year +19 +40 +70
Contract jobs citing Kubernetes 81 86 106
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 4.62% 3.67% 2.34%
As % of the Systems Management category 32.79% 23.31% 19.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 62 76
10th Percentile £378 £418 £378
25th Percentile £454 £474 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £545 £450
Median % change year-on-year -3.67% +21.11% -18.18%
75th Percentile £574 £609 £588
90th Percentile £613 £713 £622
England median daily rate £536 £550 £550
% change year-on-year -2.50% - -

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 247 369 539
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.08% 15.75% 11.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 258 373
10th Percentile £275 £304 £313
25th Percentile £381 £363 £408
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £456 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year -3.95% +5.56% +4.65%
75th Percentile £538 £583 £525
90th Percentile £600 £679 £588
England median daily rate £510 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +2.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 7
10th Percentile £16.02 £17.50 £11.25
25th Percentile £16.25 £18.25 £12.63
Median hourly rate £24.00 £21.50 £15.00
Median % change year-on-year +11.63% +43.33% -
75th Percentile £25.00 £24.21 £16.26
90th Percentile £37.00 £24.25 £18.04
England median hourly rate £23.21 £18.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +28.94% -2.70% +5.71%

Kubernetes
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Kubernetes in Yorkshire

Kubernetes
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Kubernetes in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for Kubernetes in Yorkshire

Kubernetes
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Kubernetes in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 7 May 2021.

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 7 May 2021. 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 +24 59 £500 -0.05% 54
North Yorkshire - 10 £585 - 5
South Yorkshire -12 4 £688 +14.58% 9
Kubernetes
England

For the 6 months to 7 May 2021, 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 56 (69.14%) Docker
2 40 (49.38%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (44.44%) Java
4 35 (43.21%) Node.js
5 32 (39.51%) AWS
6 29 (35.80%) Scrum
7 28 (34.57%) Kanban
7 28 (34.57%) Test Automation
7 28 (34.57%) DevOps
8 26 (32.10%) Azure
9 24 (29.63%) Java 8
10 23 (28.40%) Git (software)
10 23 (28.40%) Jenkins
11 22 (27.16%) Finance
11 22 (27.16%) JavaScript
12 21 (25.93%) JIRA
12 21 (25.93%) React
12 21 (25.93%) Terraform
13 20 (24.69%) Spring Boot
14 19 (23.46%) Sonatype Nexus
14 19 (23.46%) Maven
14 19 (23.46%) GitHub
15 18 (22.22%) Confluence
15 18 (22.22%) Microservices
15 18 (22.22%) Slack
16 17 (20.99%) Lean UX
16 17 (20.99%) User Experience
17 15 (18.52%) Banking
18 14 (17.28%) Migration
19 13 (16.05%) Splunk

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 (22.22%) Confluence
2 6 (7.41%) Apache Spark
3 4 (4.94%) Apache Airflow
4 3 (3.70%) Apache Pulsar
5 2 (2.47%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.23%) Apache
6 1 (1.23%) Jetty
6 1 (1.23%) Mule
6 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 32 (39.51%) AWS
2 26 (32.10%) Azure
3 19 (23.46%) GitHub
4 18 (22.22%) Slack
5 9 (11.11%) Azure Service Bus
5 9 (11.11%) GCP
6 5 (6.17%) IaaS
6 5 (6.17%) PaaS
6 5 (6.17%) Serverless
7 4 (4.94%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (4.94%) OpenShift
8 3 (3.70%) Amazon EKS
9 2 (2.47%) SaaS
10 1 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (1.23%) AWS Direct Connect
10 1 (1.23%) Azure Cosmos DB
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.23%) NAS
1 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (6.17%) Hadoop
2 5 (6.17%) MongoDB
2 5 (6.17%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.94%) Big Data
3 4 (4.94%) BigQuery
3 4 (4.94%) HBase
4 3 (3.70%) Amazon Athena
4 3 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (3.70%) Bigtable
4 3 (3.70%) Flink
4 3 (3.70%) Impala
4 3 (3.70%) Presto
4 3 (3.70%) Snowflake Schema
4 3 (3.70%) Sqoop
5 2 (2.47%) Apache Hive
5 2 (2.47%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.23%) HDInsight
Development Applications
1 23 (28.40%) Git (software)
1 23 (28.40%) Jenkins
2 21 (25.93%) JIRA
3 19 (23.46%) Maven
3 19 (23.46%) Sonatype Nexus
4 9 (11.11%) Liquibase
5 3 (3.70%) GitLab
6 2 (2.47%) JUnit
6 2 (2.47%) Mockito
7 1 (1.23%) Android Studio
7 1 (1.23%) CocoaPods
7 1 (1.23%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.23%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.23%) Xcode
General
1 22 (27.16%) Finance
2 15 (18.52%) Banking
3 8 (9.88%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.23%) Games
4 1 (1.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (35.80%) Developer
2 17 (20.99%) DevOps Engineer
3 16 (19.75%) AWS Engineer
4 10 (12.35%) Cloud Engineer
5 9 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 7 (8.64%) Java Developer
7 6 (7.41%) Full Stack Developer
8 5 (6.17%) AWS DevOps
8 5 (6.17%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.94%) Architect
9 4 (4.94%) Data Architect
9 4 (4.94%) Node.js Developer
10 3 (3.70%) Azure Engineer
10 3 (3.70%) Big Data Architect
10 3 (3.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 3 (3.70%) Technical Leader
10 3 (3.70%) Test Engineer
11 2 (2.47%) Azure Developer
11 2 (2.47%) Platform Engineer
11 2 (2.47%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (43.21%) Node.js
2 21 (25.93%) React
3 20 (24.69%) Spring Boot
4 11 (13.58%) Web Services
5 9 (11.11%) hapi
6 6 (7.41%) Kafka
7 4 (4.94%) Spring
8 3 (3.70%) Apache NiFi
8 3 (3.70%) PySpark
9 2 (2.47%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.47%) RESTful
9 2 (2.47%) Serverless Framework
9 2 (2.47%) Spark Streaming
10 1 (1.23%) .NET Core
10 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET Core
10 1 (1.23%) Flask
10 1 (1.23%) JSON
10 1 (1.23%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (1.23%) REST
10 1 (1.23%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.99%) User Experience
2 6 (7.41%) iPad
3 4 (4.94%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.88%) Linux
2 6 (7.41%) Unix
3 4 (4.94%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.47%) Windows
5 1 (1.23%) Android
5 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (49.38%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (35.80%) Scrum
3 28 (34.57%) DevOps
3 28 (34.57%) Kanban
3 28 (34.57%) Test Automation
4 18 (22.22%) Microservices
5 17 (20.99%) Lean UX
6 14 (17.28%) Migration
7 9 (11.11%) Infrastructure as Code
8 7 (8.64%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (8.64%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (8.64%) Pair Programming
9 6 (7.41%) BDD
9 6 (7.41%) Continuous Deployment
9 6 (7.41%) Data Engineering
9 6 (7.41%) E-Commerce
9 6 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (7.41%) TDD
10 5 (6.17%) Data Pipeline
10 5 (6.17%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 36 (44.44%) Java
2 24 (29.63%) Java 8
3 22 (27.16%) JavaScript
4 12 (14.81%) Python
5 7 (8.64%) Scala
6 4 (4.94%) SQL
7 3 (3.70%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.70%) Go
7 3 (3.70%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.70%) Ruby
7 3 (3.70%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.23%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.23%) Kotlin
8 1 (1.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (4.94%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 56 (69.14%) Docker
2 3 (3.70%) Apache Flume
2 3 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (25.93%) Terraform
2 9 (11.11%) Ansible
3 5 (6.17%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (4.94%) Oozie
5 2 (2.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (16.05%) Splunk
2 6 (7.41%) Google
3 3 (3.70%) Cloudera
4 2 (2.47%) Cadence
4 2 (2.47%) Confluent
5 1 (1.23%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.23%) IBM
5 1 (1.23%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.23%) NetApp
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle
5 1 (1.23%) VMware