Period
to 30 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Amazon EKS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon EKS over the 6 months to 30 May 2020 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.

Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (Amazon EKS)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 141 226 -
Rank change year-on-year +85 - -
Contract jobs citing Amazon EKS 14 8 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.46% 0.12% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.47% 0.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 0
Median daily rate £600 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
Central London median daily rate £538 £563 -
% change year-on-year -4.44% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

Amazon EKS is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 951 1,995 1,730
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 31.11% 31.06% 25.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 712 1,564 1,412
Median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +2.56%
10th Percentile £307 £364 £338
90th Percentile £674 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 13
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.73% -6.82% +3.99%
10th Percentile £17.80 £12.25 £18.80
90th Percentile £58.25 £33.75 £45.20
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +72.84% +1.25% +25.16%

Amazon EKS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Amazon EKS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon EKS in the City of London

Amazon EKS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Amazon EKS in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Amazon EKS in the City of London

Amazon EKS
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Amazon EKS in the City of London over the 6 months to 30 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Amazon EKS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon EKS 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 City of London region with a requirement for Amazon EKS.

1 13 (92.86%) AWS
2 12 (85.71%) DevOps
2 12 (85.71%) Kubernetes
3 11 (78.57%) Terraform
3 11 (78.57%) Python
4 10 (71.43%) Infrastructure as Code
5 9 (64.29%) Bash Shell
6 8 (57.14%) Jenkins
7 7 (50.00%) Azure
7 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
7 7 (50.00%) Linux
7 7 (50.00%) Docker
8 6 (42.86%) Microservices
8 6 (42.86%) Ansible
9 5 (35.71%) Elastic Stack
9 5 (35.71%) Prometheus
10 4 (28.57%) GCP
10 4 (28.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (28.57%) Public Sector
10 4 (28.57%) OpenShift
10 4 (28.57%) GitHub
10 4 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (28.57%) Amazon S3
10 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
10 4 (28.57%) Finance
10 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
11 3 (21.43%) Digital Marketing
11 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering

Amazon EKS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (7.14%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 13 (92.86%) AWS
2 7 (50.00%) Azure
3 4 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (28.57%) Amazon S3
3 4 (28.57%) GCP
3 4 (28.57%) GitHub
3 4 (28.57%) OpenShift
3 4 (28.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (21.43%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (21.43%) Route 53
5 2 (14.29%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (14.29%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (14.29%) PaaS
5 2 (14.29%) SaaS
6 1 (7.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (7.14%) Amazon ECS
6 1 (7.14%) AWS CodeDeploy
6 1 (7.14%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (7.14%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) DNS
2 2 (14.29%) HTTP
2 2 (14.29%) SSL
2 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 2 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (14.29%) Big Data
1 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
1 2 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (14.29%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (14.29%) CircleCI
3 2 (14.29%) GitLab
3 2 (14.29%) JIRA
3 2 (14.29%) SonarQube
3 2 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (14.29%) Spinnaker
3 2 (14.29%) Travis CI
4 1 (7.14%) Terragrunt
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
1 4 (28.57%) Public Sector
2 3 (21.43%) Electronics
2 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
2 3 (21.43%) Marketing
2 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
3 2 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Senior DevOps
2 5 (35.71%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) AWS DevOps
3 4 (28.57%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) AWS Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) AWS Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps Architect
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
5 1 (7.14%) DevSecOps Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Java Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Lead DevOps
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (14.29%) Kafka
2 2 (14.29%) Node.js
2 2 (14.29%) React
2 2 (14.29%) RESTful
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (14.29%) iPad
1 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) DevOps
2 10 (71.43%) Infrastructure as Code
3 6 (42.86%) Microservices
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
5 3 (21.43%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
5 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
6 2 (14.29%) Coaching
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 2 (14.29%) GitOps
6 2 (14.29%) High Availability
6 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Automation
6 2 (14.29%) Migration
6 2 (14.29%) Open Source
6 2 (14.29%) Scrum
6 2 (14.29%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) Python
2 9 (64.29%) Bash Shell
3 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) Go
4 2 (14.29%) Groovy
4 2 (14.29%) Java
4 2 (14.29%) Ruby
5 1 (7.14%) R
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (85.71%) Kubernetes
2 11 (78.57%) Terraform
3 6 (42.86%) Ansible
4 5 (35.71%) Prometheus
5 3 (21.43%) Rancher
6 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) SAP
2 2 (14.29%) Google
2 2 (14.29%) Lets Encrypt
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft