Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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.

Google Kubernetes (K8s)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 106 149 162
Rank change year-on-year +43 +13 +51
Contract jobs citing Kubernetes 86 30 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.77% 0.68% 0.77%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.80% 6.37% 6.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 22 37
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £407 £390 £350
90th Percentile £563 £556 £584
England median daily rate £550 £538 £525
% change year-on-year +2.33% +2.38% +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £47.33 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year +18.33% - -

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 581 471 624
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 11.95% 10.70% 12.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 323 422
Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.74% +1.18% +6.12%
10th Percentile £300 £192 £244
90th Percentile £616 £579 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 12
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.50 £12.50 £14.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.00% -14.89% +8.80%
10th Percentile £13.15 £10.93 £13.27
90th Percentile £27.95 £16.20 £17.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.14 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.13% -14.33% -

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 January 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 16 January 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 +42 73 £425 -10.53% 37
South Yorkshire 0 12 £500 +36.99% 5
North Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
Kubernetes
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 72 (83.72%) Docker
2 62 (72.09%) DevOps
3 53 (61.63%) Amazon AWS
4 38 (44.19%) Jenkins
4 38 (44.19%) Puppet
5 36 (41.86%) Python
6 35 (40.70%) Terraform
7 34 (39.53%) Linux
8 32 (37.21%) Rancher
9 30 (34.88%) Microservices
10 25 (29.07%) Microsoft Azure
11 24 (27.91%) Ansible
12 22 (25.58%) Kafka
12 22 (25.58%) SonarQube
12 22 (25.58%) MongoDB
12 22 (25.58%) CentOS
12 22 (25.58%) Java
12 22 (25.58%) MySQL
13 21 (24.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 21 (24.42%) Amazon EC2
14 20 (23.26%) Hybrid Cloud
15 18 (20.93%) HTTP
16 17 (19.77%) Packer
16 17 (19.77%) Prometheus
16 17 (19.77%) Grafana
17 16 (18.60%) Elastic Stack
17 16 (18.60%) Infrastructure Monitoring
17 16 (18.60%) Data Centre
17 16 (18.60%) GitLab
17 16 (18.60%) Virtual Private Cloud

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 6 (6.98%) Confluence
2 3 (3.49%) nginx
3 2 (2.33%) Apache
4 1 (1.16%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 53 (61.63%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (29.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (24.42%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (18.60%) Amazon ELB
4 16 (18.60%) Route 53
4 16 (18.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 15 (17.44%) Amazon S3
6 14 (16.28%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (9.30%) OpenShift
8 4 (4.65%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (4.65%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (4.65%) Slack
9 1 (1.16%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (1.16%) GitHub
9 1 (1.16%) IaaS
9 1 (1.16%) PaaS
9 1 (1.16%) SaaS
9 1 (1.16%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 18 (20.93%) HTTP
2 2 (2.33%) Firewall
3 1 (1.16%) Broadband
3 1 (1.16%) DNS
3 1 (1.16%) Skype
3 1 (1.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (25.58%) MongoDB
1 22 (25.58%) MySQL
2 16 (18.60%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (3.49%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.33%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (2.33%) Big Data
5 1 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.16%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 38 (44.19%) Jenkins
2 22 (25.58%) SonarQube
3 16 (18.60%) GitLab
4 10 (11.63%) Git (software)
5 7 (8.14%) JIRA
6 4 (4.65%) Maven
7 3 (3.49%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (3.49%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.33%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.33%) Gatling
8 2 (2.33%) JMeter
8 2 (2.33%) NeoLoad
8 2 (2.33%) Subversion
9 1 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.16%) Codeship
9 1 (1.16%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.16%) RSpec
9 1 (1.16%) Selenium
9 1 (1.16%) TestRail
9 1 (1.16%) Travis CI
General
1 6 (6.98%) Finance
2 4 (4.65%) Banking
3 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (60.47%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (11.63%) AWS DevOps
2 10 (11.63%) AWS Engineer
3 9 (10.47%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 9 (10.47%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 7 (8.14%) Developer
5 6 (6.98%) Architect
5 6 (6.98%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (4.65%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.49%) Consultant
7 3 (3.49%) Java Engineer
7 3 (3.49%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (2.33%) Java Developer
8 2 (2.33%) Junior
8 2 (2.33%) Performance Test Engineer
8 2 (2.33%) Security Architect
8 2 (2.33%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (2.33%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (2.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (25.58%) Kafka
2 16 (18.60%) Elastic Stack
3 10 (11.63%) Node.js
4 9 (10.47%) Spring
5 8 (9.30%) Spring Boot
5 8 (9.30%) Web Services
6 5 (5.81%) REST
6 5 (5.81%) SOAP
7 4 (4.65%) JSON
8 3 (3.49%) AngularJS
8 3 (3.49%) CSS
8 3 (3.49%) HTML
9 2 (2.33%) Hibernate
9 2 (2.33%) React
10 1 (1.16%) .NET
10 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET
10 1 (1.16%) Django
10 1 (1.16%) Java EE
10 1 (1.16%) JSP
10 1 (1.16%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.26%) Hybrid Cloud
2 16 (18.60%) Data Centre
3 8 (9.30%) Public Cloud
4 4 (4.65%) DataPower
5 2 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.33%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.33%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.16%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.16%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.16%) Fintech
6 1 (1.16%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 34 (39.53%) Linux
2 22 (25.58%) CentOS
3 21 (24.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (11.63%) Windows
5 2 (2.33%) Unix
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (72.09%) DevOps
2 30 (34.88%) Microservices
3 16 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (18.60%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 15 (17.44%) Configuration Management
5 11 (12.79%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (10.47%) Test Automation
7 8 (9.30%) Software Engineering
8 7 (8.14%) SOA
9 6 (6.98%) E-Commerce
9 6 (6.98%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (5.81%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 5 (5.81%) Scrum
11 4 (4.65%) Data Modelling
11 4 (4.65%) Open Source
12 3 (3.49%) BDD
12 3 (3.49%) Deployment Automation
12 3 (3.49%) Re-Platforming
12 3 (3.49%) SDLC
13 2 (2.33%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (41.86%) Python
2 22 (25.58%) Java
3 15 (17.44%) Bash Shell
4 12 (13.95%) SQL
5 11 (12.79%) Perl
6 9 (10.47%) Java 8
6 9 (10.47%) JavaScript
6 9 (10.47%) PowerShell
7 5 (5.81%) Ruby
7 5 (5.81%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.65%) Kotlin
9 3 (3.49%) PHP
10 2 (2.33%) C#
11 1 (1.16%) C
11 1 (1.16%) Go
11 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.16%) Prolog
11 1 (1.16%) R
11 1 (1.16%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (5.81%) SC Cleared
1 5 (5.81%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.16%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.16%) Degree
System Software
1 72 (83.72%) Docker
2 11 (12.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (3.49%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 38 (44.19%) Puppet
2 35 (40.70%) Terraform
3 32 (37.21%) Rancher
4 24 (27.91%) Ansible
5 17 (19.77%) Grafana
5 17 (19.77%) Packer
5 17 (19.77%) Prometheus
6 15 (17.44%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (2.33%) Mesos
8 1 (1.16%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 14 (16.28%) Black Duck
2 12 (13.95%) Google
3 4 (4.65%) IBM
4 3 (3.49%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.49%) Splunk
5 2 (2.33%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.16%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.16%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle
6 1 (1.16%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.16%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.16%) VMware