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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 22 May 2022 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
22 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 158 151 145
Rank change year-on-year -7 -6 +94
Contract jobs citing Amazon EKS 34 5 14
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.81% 0.18% 0.44%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.08% 0.50% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 5 13
10th Percentile £465 £520 £515
25th Percentile £474 £550 £525
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £600 £600
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £738 £650 £704
90th Percentile £788 £830 £840
Central London median daily rate £575 £613 £550
% change year-on-year -6.12% +11.36% -

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 1,635 1,004 992
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.87% 35.22% 31.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,285 729 780
10th Percentile £375 £363 £300
25th Percentile £475 £450 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £503
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% +4.48% -4.29%
75th Percentile £688 £619 £600
90th Percentile £775 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £575 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 7
10th Percentile - £13.50 £17.10
25th Percentile £13.88 £13.69 £22.11
Median hourly rate £18.34 £18.38 £41.40
Median % change year-on-year -0.18% -55.62% +104.44%
75th Percentile £27.00 £24.82 £52.63
90th Percentile £59.25 £27.34 £59.00
Central London median hourly rate £20.19 £22.50 £26.44
% change year-on-year -10.29% -14.90% +34.73%

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 22 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Amazon EKS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2022, 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 32 (94.12%) AWS
2 28 (82.35%) Docker
3 19 (55.88%) Kubernetes
4 18 (52.94%) CI/CD
5 15 (44.12%) DevOps
6 14 (41.18%) Python
6 14 (41.18%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (41.18%) Terraform
7 13 (38.24%) Linux
8 12 (35.29%) Amazon S3
9 11 (32.35%) SQL
9 11 (32.35%) Serverless
10 10 (29.41%) AWS Lambda
10 10 (29.41%) Amazon ECS
10 10 (29.41%) Social Skills
10 10 (29.41%) Ansible
10 10 (29.41%) Jenkins
11 9 (26.47%) GitLab
11 9 (26.47%) Java
11 9 (26.47%) Azure
12 8 (23.53%) RESTful
12 8 (23.53%) Data Protection
12 8 (23.53%) Internet
12 8 (23.53%) Legal
12 8 (23.53%) Migration
12 8 (23.53%) AWS CloudFormation
12 8 (23.53%) GDPR
13 7 (20.59%) Amazon Cognito
13 7 (20.59%) SDET
13 7 (20.59%) Amazon DynamoDB

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Cloudability
Cloud Services
1 32 (94.12%) AWS
2 14 (41.18%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (35.29%) Amazon S3
4 11 (32.35%) Serverless
5 10 (29.41%) Amazon ECS
5 10 (29.41%) AWS Lambda
6 9 (26.47%) Azure
7 8 (23.53%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (20.59%) Amazon Cognito
9 5 (14.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (14.71%) AWS CodePipeline
9 5 (14.71%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (14.71%) Datadog
9 5 (14.71%) GCP
9 5 (14.71%) OpenShift
10 4 (11.76%) GitHub
10 4 (11.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (5.88%) Amazon Kinesis
11 2 (5.88%) AWS CloudTrail
11 2 (5.88%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) Internet
2 7 (20.59%) DNS
3 1 (2.94%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 7 (20.59%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (17.65%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (11.76%) NoSQL
4 3 (8.82%) CouchDB
4 3 (8.82%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.88%) Amazon Aurora
5 2 (5.88%) MySQL
6 1 (2.94%) Big Data
6 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (29.41%) Jenkins
2 9 (26.47%) GitLab
3 3 (8.82%) Bitbucket Server
4 2 (5.88%) CircleCI
4 2 (5.88%) Gerrit
4 2 (5.88%) JIRA
5 1 (2.94%) Artifactory
5 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.94%) GoCD
5 1 (2.94%) Gradle
5 1 (2.94%) Maven
General
1 10 (29.41%) Social Skills
2 8 (23.53%) Legal
3 7 (20.59%) Finance
4 4 (11.76%) Financial Institution
5 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (5.88%) Public Sector
7 1 (2.94%) Games
7 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Architect
3 6 (17.65%) AWS Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) AWS DevOps
4 5 (14.71%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Tester
5 4 (11.76%) Cloud Architect
5 4 (11.76%) Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Automation Tester
6 3 (8.82%) Platform Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) QA Tester
7 2 (5.88%) AWS Architect
7 2 (5.88%) AWS Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) AWS Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Backend Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Cloud Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Lead Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) RESTful
2 3 (8.82%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (8.82%) Kafka
3 2 (5.88%) .NET
3 2 (5.88%) .NET Core
3 2 (5.88%) Node.js
4 1 (2.94%) ADO
4 1 (2.94%) Django
4 1 (2.94%) FastAPI
4 1 (2.94%) Flask
4 1 (2.94%) GraphQL
4 1 (2.94%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Public Cloud
2 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (11.76%) Hedge funds
3 2 (5.88%) Cloud Native
3 2 (5.88%) Sports Betting
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) CI/CD
2 15 (44.12%) DevOps
3 8 (23.53%) Data Protection
3 8 (23.53%) Migration
4 7 (20.59%) SDET
4 7 (20.59%) Software Testing
4 7 (20.59%) Test Automation
5 6 (17.65%) Agile
5 6 (17.65%) Infrastructure as Code
5 6 (17.65%) Performance Testing
6 5 (14.71%) Configuration Management
7 4 (11.76%) AOP
7 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (8.82%) Microservices
8 3 (8.82%) Open Source
8 3 (8.82%) Platform Engineering
9 2 (5.88%) Event-Driven
9 2 (5.88%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (41.18%) Python
2 11 (32.35%) SQL
3 9 (26.47%) Java
4 5 (14.71%) Bash
4 5 (14.71%) Groovy
5 4 (11.76%) C#
5 4 (11.76%) Go
5 4 (11.76%) Ruby
6 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) AWS Certification
1 4 (11.76%) RHCA
2 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (23.53%) GDPR
2 3 (8.82%) QA
3 1 (2.94%) Accessibility
System Software
1 28 (82.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (55.88%) Kubernetes
2 14 (41.18%) Terraform
3 10 (29.41%) Ansible
4 5 (14.71%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (5.88%) Puppet
5 2 (5.88%) Salt
6 1 (2.94%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Red Hat
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.82%) Splunk
4 1 (2.94%) Confluent
4 1 (2.94%) New Relic
4 1 (2.94%) Progress
4 1 (2.94%) ServiceNow