Period
to 28 September 2021

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 28 September 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.

Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (Amazon EKS)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
28 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 152 111 220
Rank change year-on-year -41 +109 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon EKS 17 6 12
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.46% 0.34% 0.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.22% 0.98% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 10
10th Percentile " £530 £463
25th Percentile £489 " £484
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £600 £588
Median % change year-on-year - +2.13% -
75th Percentile £669 £628 £667
90th Percentile £675 £656 £715
Central London median daily rate £600 £600 £588
% change year-on-year - +2.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £98.50 - -
Central London median hourly rate £98.50 - -

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 1,395 610 2,070
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.58% 34.31% 33.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,069 478 1,643
10th Percentile £375 £313 £350
25th Percentile £463 £425 £438
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £513 £525
Median % change year-on-year +7.32% -2.38% -
75th Percentile £644 £588 £600
90th Percentile £725 £638 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £518 £525
% change year-on-year +6.28% -1.43% +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 18
10th Percentile £13.63 £16.50 £17.15
25th Percentile £13.88 £18.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate £14.25 £21.25 £21.25
Median % change year-on-year -32.94% - +8.97%
75th Percentile £26.63 £28.81 £23.69
90th Percentile £35.00 £40.18 £31.69
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year -5.88% -1.16% +7.50%

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 28 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Amazon EKS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 September 2021, 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 16 (94.12%) AWS
2 9 (52.94%) DevOps
2 9 (52.94%) Terraform
3 8 (47.06%) Amazon ECS
4 7 (41.18%) Infrastructure as Code
4 7 (41.18%) Java
5 6 (35.29%) Serverless
5 6 (35.29%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (29.41%) Kubernetes
6 5 (29.41%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (29.41%) Route 53
6 5 (29.41%) Docker
6 5 (29.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (29.41%) Python
6 5 (29.41%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (23.53%) DNS
7 4 (23.53%) PKI
7 4 (23.53%) Apache Spark
7 4 (23.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (23.53%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (23.53%) Splunk
7 4 (23.53%) Hadoop
7 4 (23.53%) Amazon EMR
7 4 (23.53%) Prometheus
7 4 (23.53%) Sprint Planning
8 3 (17.65%) Cloud Native
8 3 (17.65%) Microservices
9 2 (11.76%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (11.76%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database

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 5 (29.41%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (23.53%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 16 (94.12%) AWS
2 8 (47.06%) Amazon ECS
3 6 (35.29%) AWS Lambda
3 6 (35.29%) Serverless
4 5 (29.41%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (29.41%) Route 53
5 4 (23.53%) Amazon EMR
5 4 (23.53%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (23.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (11.76%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (11.76%) Amazon S3
6 2 (11.76%) AWS Direct Connect
7 1 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (5.88%) AWS Fargate
7 1 (5.88%) Azure
7 1 (5.88%) GitHub
7 1 (5.88%) GitHub Actions
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (23.53%) Hadoop
3 2 (11.76%) Amazon Athena
3 2 (11.76%) Amazon Aurora
3 2 (11.76%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (11.76%) Data Lake
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
1 2 (11.76%) JUnit
2 1 (5.88%) CircleCI
2 1 (5.88%) GitLab
2 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (11.76%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
2 1 (5.88%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Architect
2 4 (23.53%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) AWS Architect
4 2 (11.76%) AWS Developer
4 2 (11.76%) AWS DevOps
4 2 (11.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Database Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Database Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Java Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Java Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Scala Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Site Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Site Reliability Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) RESTful
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) Akka
2 1 (5.88%) Kafka
2 1 (5.88%) Node.js
2 1 (5.88%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) PKI
2 3 (17.65%) Cloud Native
3 1 (5.88%) Derivative
3 1 (5.88%) Fixed Income
3 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) DevOps
2 7 (41.18%) Infrastructure as Code
3 4 (23.53%) Sprint Planning
4 3 (17.65%) Microservices
5 2 (11.76%) Cost Management
5 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
5 2 (11.76%) Investment Management
5 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.88%) Architectural Design
6 1 (5.88%) Data Architecture
6 1 (5.88%) Data-Driven Decision Making
6 1 (5.88%) Decision-Making
6 1 (5.88%) Market Research
6 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.88%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) Python
3 2 (11.76%) Java 8
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.88%) Bicep
4 1 (5.88%) Go
4 1 (5.88%) Kotlin
4 1 (5.88%) Scala
4 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) Terraform
2 5 (29.41%) Kubernetes
3 4 (23.53%) Prometheus
4 2 (11.76%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Splunk
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle