Period
to 16 November 2018

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 16 November 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)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 158 183
Rank change year-on-year +33 +25 +31
Contract jobs citing Kubernetes 76 32 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.54% 0.73% 0.58%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.56% 6.27% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 29 31
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £400 £406 £406
90th Percentile £575 £550 £650
England median daily rate £550 £538 £525
% change year-on-year +2.33% +2.38% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £47.33 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year +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 605 510 695
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 12.22% 11.63% 12.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 343 479
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £300 £203 £263
90th Percentile £598 £550 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 10
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.60 £12.50 £14.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.80% -14.89% -16.07%
10th Percentile £13.80 £9.81 £13.24
90th Percentile £36.20 £17.25 £17.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.26 £22.50
% change year-on-year +1.42% -23.31% +11.47%

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 16 November 2018.

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 16 November 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
West Yorkshire +24 63 £425 -15.00% 27
South Yorkshire +4 12 £500 -6.54% 5
North Yorkshire - 1 £450 - 4
Kubernetes
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Kubernetes.

1 68 (89.47%) Docker
2 56 (73.68%) DevOps
3 45 (59.21%) Amazon AWS
4 33 (43.42%) Python
5 32 (42.11%) Puppet
5 32 (42.11%) Microservices
5 32 (42.11%) Jenkins
6 30 (39.47%) Terraform
7 29 (38.16%) Rancher
8 28 (36.84%) Linux
9 24 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (28.95%) Java
11 19 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 19 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
11 19 (25.00%) CentOS
11 19 (25.00%) Ansible
12 18 (23.68%) SonarQube
12 18 (23.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 18 (23.68%) MongoDB
12 18 (23.68%) MySQL
13 15 (19.74%) HTTP
13 15 (19.74%) Apache Cassandra
13 15 (19.74%) Elastic Stack
13 15 (19.74%) Packer
13 15 (19.74%) Hybrid Cloud
14 14 (18.42%) Infrastructure Monitoring
14 14 (18.42%) Grafana
14 14 (18.42%) Prometheus
14 14 (18.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 14 (18.42%) GitLab

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 7 (9.21%) Confluence
2 2 (2.63%) nginx
3 1 (1.32%) Apache
3 1 (1.32%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 45 (59.21%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
2 19 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (18.42%) Amazon ELB
3 14 (18.42%) Route 53
3 14 (18.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 13 (17.11%) Amazon S3
5 11 (14.47%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (7.89%) OpenShift
7 5 (6.58%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (5.26%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (5.26%) Slack
9 2 (2.63%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (2.63%) Serverless
10 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (1.32%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 15 (19.74%) HTTP
2 1 (1.32%) Broadband
2 1 (1.32%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.68%) MongoDB
1 18 (23.68%) MySQL
2 15 (19.74%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (6.58%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.63%) Big Data
5 1 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.32%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.32%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.32%) Redis
Development Applications
1 32 (42.11%) Jenkins
2 18 (23.68%) SonarQube
3 14 (18.42%) GitLab
4 12 (15.79%) Git (software)
5 8 (10.53%) JIRA
6 7 (9.21%) Cucumber
7 5 (6.58%) Subversion
8 4 (5.26%) Bitbucket
8 4 (5.26%) Mercurial
9 3 (3.95%) Gatling
9 3 (3.95%) JMeter
9 3 (3.95%) TeamCity
10 2 (2.63%) Maven
10 2 (2.63%) NeoLoad
10 2 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (2.63%) Selenium
11 1 (1.32%) Artifactory
11 1 (1.32%) Codeship
11 1 (1.32%) Gradle
11 1 (1.32%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (11.84%) Finance
2 4 (5.26%) Banking
3 3 (3.95%) Publishing
3 3 (3.95%) Retail
4 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (60.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (10.53%) Architect
2 8 (10.53%) Developer
3 7 (9.21%) AWS DevOps
4 6 (7.89%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 6 (7.89%) AWS Engineer
4 6 (7.89%) Consultant
4 6 (7.89%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 5 (6.58%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.26%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) DevOps Consultant
7 3 (3.95%) Java Consultant
7 3 (3.95%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (3.95%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (3.95%) Senior Java Consultant
8 2 (2.63%) DevOps Specialist
8 2 (2.63%) Junior
8 2 (2.63%) Junior DevOps
8 2 (2.63%) Junior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (19.74%) Elastic Stack
2 14 (18.42%) Kafka
3 10 (13.16%) Node.js
4 9 (11.84%) SOAP
5 8 (10.53%) Web Services
6 7 (9.21%) Spring
7 6 (7.89%) REST
7 6 (7.89%) RESTful
7 6 (7.89%) Spring Boot
8 4 (5.26%) JSON
9 3 (3.95%) AngularJS
9 3 (3.95%) CSS
9 3 (3.95%) HTML
10 2 (2.63%) Hibernate
11 1 (1.32%) .NET
11 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET
11 1 (1.32%) Django
11 1 (1.32%) Java EE
11 1 (1.32%) JSP
11 1 (1.32%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.74%) Hybrid Cloud
2 12 (15.79%) Data Centre
3 7 (9.21%) Public Cloud
4 4 (5.26%) DataPower
5 2 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.63%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.63%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.32%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.32%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 28 (36.84%) Linux
2 19 (25.00%) CentOS
3 18 (23.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (10.53%) Windows
5 5 (6.58%) Unix
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (73.68%) DevOps
2 32 (42.11%) Microservices
3 24 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (18.42%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 14 (18.42%) SOA
5 13 (17.11%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (14.47%) Configuration Management
7 10 (13.16%) BDD
7 10 (13.16%) Scrum
8 9 (11.84%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (11.84%) Test Automation
9 8 (10.53%) Open Source
9 8 (10.53%) TDD
10 7 (9.21%) Kanban
11 6 (7.89%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 5 (6.58%) Data Modelling
12 5 (6.58%) OO
12 5 (6.58%) Software Engineering
13 4 (5.26%) E-Commerce
14 3 (3.95%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 33 (43.42%) Python
2 22 (28.95%) Java
3 12 (15.79%) PowerShell
4 11 (14.47%) Bash Shell
5 10 (13.16%) JavaScript
6 9 (11.84%) SQL
7 6 (7.89%) Groovy
7 6 (7.89%) Java 8
7 6 (7.89%) Perl
8 5 (6.58%) Shell Script
9 4 (5.26%) Scala
10 2 (2.63%) C#
10 2 (2.63%) PHP
10 2 (2.63%) Ruby
11 1 (1.32%) C
11 1 (1.32%) Go
11 1 (1.32%) Kotlin
11 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.32%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 4 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 4 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.63%) Degree
3 1 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.32%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.32%) TOGAF Certification
System Software
1 68 (89.47%) Docker
2 10 (13.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (3.95%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.32%) Xen
Systems Management
1 32 (42.11%) Puppet
2 30 (39.47%) Terraform
3 29 (38.16%) Rancher
4 19 (25.00%) Ansible
5 15 (19.74%) Packer
6 14 (18.42%) Grafana
6 14 (18.42%) Prometheus
7 12 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.32%) Kibana
8 1 (1.32%) logstash
8 1 (1.32%) Mesos
8 1 (1.32%) OpenView
8 1 (1.32%) SCOM
8 1 (1.32%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (17.11%) Black Duck
2 10 (13.16%) Google
3 4 (5.26%) IBM
4 3 (3.95%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.63%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.63%) Splunk
6 1 (1.32%) HP
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle
6 1 (1.32%) VMware