Period
to 13 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 13 November 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.

Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (Amazon EKS)
UK > England
6 months to
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 659 857 -
Rank change year-on-year +198 - -
Contract jobs citing Amazon EKS 122 19 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.020% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.53% 0.082% -
Number of daily rates quoted 97 17 0
England median daily rate £575 £575 -
UK median daily rate £566 £575 -
% change year-on-year -1.52% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
England median hourly rate £105.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £105.00 - -

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 England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 22,939 23,083 16,111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 29.75% 24.34% 17.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,780 16,146 11,273
England median daily rate £500 £480 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +2.13% +4.44%
10th Percentile £300 £305 £275
90th Percentile £663 £648 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 377 314 209
England median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.71% -12.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.26 £11.00
90th Percentile £78.75 £57.13 £60.00
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% -12.50% +11.11%

Amazon EKS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Amazon EKS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon EKS in England

Amazon EKS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Amazon EKS in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon EKS in England

Amazon EKS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon EKS in England over the 6 months to 13 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon EKS in England

Amazon EKS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon EKS within the England region over the 6 months to 13 November 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
London +159 78 £600 +4.35% 18
South West +25 24 £525 +7.69% 2
West Midlands - 8 £500 -
Midlands - 8 £500 -
North of England - 6 £505 - 4
East of England - 4 £650 - 1
North West - 3 - - 1
Yorkshire - 3 £505 -
South East +35 2 £629 +7.02%
Amazon EKS
UK

For the 6 months to 13 November 2019, 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 England region with a requirement for Amazon EKS.

1 108 (88.52%) AWS
2 85 (69.67%) DevOps
3 83 (68.03%) Kubernetes
4 67 (54.92%) Docker
4 67 (54.92%) Terraform
5 56 (45.90%) Jenkins
6 54 (44.26%) Python
7 51 (41.80%) Linux
8 43 (35.25%) Ansible
9 36 (29.51%) Amazon EC2
10 34 (27.87%) JIRA
11 33 (27.05%) Amazon S3
12 32 (26.23%) Kafka
12 32 (26.23%) Git (software)
12 32 (26.23%) Amazon ECS
13 30 (24.59%) Amazon RDS
14 28 (22.95%) Microservices
14 28 (22.95%) Sonatype Nexus
15 27 (22.13%) AWS CloudFormation
16 25 (20.49%) Azure
17 24 (19.67%) Go
17 24 (19.67%) SQL
18 23 (18.85%) Java
18 23 (18.85%) PostgreSQL
18 23 (18.85%) Puppet
19 22 (18.03%) AWS Lambda
19 22 (18.03%) Serverless
19 22 (18.03%) Infrastructure as Code
20 21 (17.21%) NoSQL
21 20 (16.39%) Splunk

Amazon EKS
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 15 (12.30%) Apache Spark
1 15 (12.30%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (7.38%) SAS
3 7 (5.74%) Confluence
4 6 (4.92%) Tomcat
5 5 (4.10%) WebLogic
6 4 (3.28%) Apache
6 4 (3.28%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.82%) Lightstreamer
Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.46%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.82%) Magento
2 1 (0.82%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 108 (88.52%) AWS
2 36 (29.51%) Amazon EC2
3 33 (27.05%) Amazon S3
4 32 (26.23%) Amazon ECS
5 27 (22.13%) AWS CloudFormation
6 25 (20.49%) Azure
7 22 (18.03%) AWS Lambda
7 22 (18.03%) Serverless
8 15 (12.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 14 (11.48%) Amazon ELB
9 14 (11.48%) Route 53
9 14 (11.48%) Slack
10 13 (10.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 12 (9.84%) GCP
12 9 (7.38%) AWS CodePipeline
12 9 (7.38%) CloudFront
12 9 (7.38%) Datadog
13 8 (6.56%) OpenShift
14 6 (4.92%) AWS Fargate
15 5 (4.10%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.48%) OpenVPN
2 5 (4.10%) VPN
3 4 (3.28%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (24.59%) Amazon RDS
2 23 (18.85%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (17.21%) NoSQL
4 19 (15.57%) Amazon Redshift
5 12 (9.84%) Hadoop
6 10 (8.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 9 (7.38%) Amazon Athena
7 9 (7.38%) Neo4j
7 9 (7.38%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 7 (5.74%) Big Data
8 7 (5.74%) MongoDB
9 6 (4.92%) Data Lake
10 5 (4.10%) MySQL
11 3 (2.46%) Text Mining
12 2 (1.64%) Apache Hive
12 2 (1.64%) Blockchain
12 2 (1.64%) SQL Server
13 1 (0.82%) Amazon Aurora
13 1 (0.82%) BigQuery
13 1 (0.82%) HDInsight
Development Applications
1 56 (45.90%) Jenkins
2 34 (27.87%) JIRA
3 32 (26.23%) Git (software)
4 28 (22.95%) Sonatype Nexus
5 18 (14.75%) CircleCI
6 17 (13.93%) JUnit
7 16 (13.11%) SonarQube
8 15 (12.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 12 (9.84%) Artifactory
10 9 (7.38%) Vagrant
11 8 (6.56%) Maven
12 6 (4.92%) Ant
13 5 (4.10%) Bitbucket
13 5 (4.10%) JMeter
14 2 (1.64%) GitLab
14 2 (1.64%) Gradle
14 2 (1.64%) Spinnaker
14 2 (1.64%) Subversion
14 2 (1.64%) TeamCity
15 1 (0.82%) Selenium
General
1 17 (13.93%) Banking
2 9 (7.38%) Finance
3 8 (6.56%) Billing
4 6 (4.92%) Retail
5 4 (3.28%) Games
6 3 (2.46%) Public Sector
7 2 (1.64%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.82%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.82%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 56 (45.90%) DevOps Engineer
2 40 (32.79%) AWS DevOps
3 34 (27.87%) AWS Engineer
4 32 (26.23%) Developer
5 30 (24.59%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 15 (12.30%) Architect
7 14 (11.48%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 13 (10.66%) Senior DevOps
8 13 (10.66%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 12 (9.84%) AWS Architect
9 12 (9.84%) Platform Engineer
10 10 (8.20%) Azure DevOps
10 10 (8.20%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 10 (8.20%) Azure Engineer
11 9 (7.38%) Senior Developer
12 8 (6.56%) Cloud Engineer
13 7 (5.74%) DevOps Architect
13 7 (5.74%) ETL Developer
13 7 (5.74%) Java Developer
14 6 (4.92%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (26.23%) Kafka
2 15 (12.30%) Lambda Expressions
2 15 (12.30%) Node.js
3 14 (11.48%) .NET
4 13 (10.66%) PySpark
5 9 (7.38%) Spark Streaming
6 8 (6.56%) Spring
6 8 (6.56%) Spring Boot
6 8 (6.56%) Web Services
7 7 (5.74%) REST
8 6 (4.92%) NumPy
8 6 (4.92%) Pandas
8 6 (4.92%) Spring MVC
9 5 (4.10%) Elastic Stack
10 4 (3.28%) JSON
10 4 (3.28%) pytest
10 4 (3.28%) TensorFlow
11 3 (2.46%) Apache Beam
11 3 (2.46%) Natural Language Processing
11 3 (2.46%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.30%) Cloud Native
2 4 (3.28%) NHS
3 3 (2.46%) Algorithms
3 3 (2.46%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.64%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.82%) AS400
5 1 (0.82%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (0.82%) iSeries
5 1 (0.82%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.82%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 51 (41.80%) Linux
2 17 (13.93%) CoreOS
3 12 (9.84%) CentOS
4 7 (5.74%) Unix
5 5 (4.10%) Windows
6 2 (1.64%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.82%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (69.67%) DevOps
2 28 (22.95%) Microservices
3 22 (18.03%) Infrastructure as Code
4 20 (16.39%) Analytics
4 20 (16.39%) Configuration Management
4 20 (16.39%) Infrastructure Automation
5 18 (14.75%) Software Engineering
6 16 (13.11%) Data Science
7 15 (12.30%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (11.48%) Workflow
8 14 (11.48%) Workflow Management
9 13 (10.66%) ETL
10 12 (9.84%) The Twelve-Factor App
11 11 (9.02%) Proactive Monitoring
12 10 (8.20%) Continuous Delivery
12 10 (8.20%) Migration
12 10 (8.20%) Unit Testing
13 9 (7.38%) Machine Learning
13 9 (7.38%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (44.26%) Python
2 24 (19.67%) Go
2 24 (19.67%) SQL
3 23 (18.85%) Java
4 19 (15.57%) JavaScript
5 17 (13.93%) Ruby
6 12 (9.84%) C#
6 12 (9.84%) Rust
7 11 (9.02%) Bash Shell
7 11 (9.02%) Scala
8 4 (3.28%) Groovy
9 3 (2.46%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.64%) Perl
10 2 (1.64%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.64%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.82%) C++
11 1 (0.82%) Java 8
11 1 (0.82%) R
11 1 (0.82%) RPG
Qualifications
1 9 (7.38%) AWS Certification
2 7 (5.74%) Degree
3 3 (2.46%) OCPJP
4 1 (0.82%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.82%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.82%) GDPR
1 1 (0.82%) HIPAA
1 1 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 67 (54.92%) Docker
2 9 (7.38%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.82%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.82%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.82%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 83 (68.03%) Kubernetes
2 67 (54.92%) Terraform
3 43 (35.25%) Ansible
4 23 (18.85%) Puppet
5 19 (15.57%) Prometheus
6 16 (13.11%) Grafana
7 14 (11.48%) FreeIPA
8 13 (10.66%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (7.38%) Docker Swarm
10 6 (4.92%) Packer
11 4 (3.28%) Istio
11 4 (3.28%) Kibana
12 3 (2.46%) linkerd
13 1 (0.82%) Fluentd
13 1 (0.82%) Nagios
13 1 (0.82%) SCCM
13 1 (0.82%) SCOM
13 1 (0.82%) SCOrch
13 1 (0.82%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 20 (16.39%) Splunk
2 15 (12.30%) Black Duck
3 12 (9.84%) Confluent
3 12 (9.84%) Veracode
4 11 (9.02%) IBM
5 9 (7.38%) Cloudera
5 9 (7.38%) Datactics
5 9 (7.38%) Hortonworks
5 9 (7.38%) Informatica
5 9 (7.38%) Palantir
5 9 (7.38%) Talend
6 7 (5.74%) Oracle
7 6 (4.92%) AppDynamics
8 4 (3.28%) Google
9 2 (1.64%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.82%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.82%) Citrix
10 1 (0.82%) HP
10 1 (0.82%) SAP