Period
to 2 June 2020

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 2 June 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)
UK > England
6 months to
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 494 694 857
Rank change year-on-year +200 +163 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon EKS 91 125 7
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.22% 0.15% 0.008%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.72% 0.53% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 97 2
Median daily rate £575 £550 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% +18.92% -
10th Percentile £463 £463 £451
90th Percentile £746 £675 £484
UK median daily rate £575 £550 £600
% change year-on-year +4.55% -8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK 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 England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 12,594 23,416 20,068
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.93% 28.28% 21.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,495 16,179 13,773
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £303 £313 £308
90th Percentile £675 £656 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 274 289 273
Median hourly rate £33.61 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.77% +10.00% +5.49%
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.25 £12.50
90th Percentile £51.23 £58.15 £58.50
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +47.73% +15.79% +5.56%

Amazon EKS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Amazon EKS in England

Amazon EKS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Amazon EKS in England.

Daily rate trend for Amazon EKS in England

Amazon EKS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Amazon EKS in England over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

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 2 June 2020. 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 +217 80 £585 +1.74% 6
North of England +68 4 - - 3
South East +133 3 £475 -22.45% 2
North East - 3 - -
South West +7 2 £550 +4.76%
Midlands +70 1 - -
West Midlands +56 1 - -
North West +45 1 - - 3
East of England - 1 £575 -
Amazon EKS
UK

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 England region with a requirement for Amazon EKS.

1 88 (96.70%) AWS
2 69 (75.82%) DevOps
3 65 (71.43%) Kubernetes
4 56 (61.54%) Terraform
5 52 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (52.75%) Docker
7 44 (48.35%) Python
8 37 (40.66%) Infrastructure as Code
9 36 (39.56%) Ansible
9 36 (39.56%) Jenkins
10 35 (38.46%) Azure
11 33 (36.26%) Git (software)
12 32 (35.16%) AWS CloudFormation
13 31 (34.07%) OpenShift
14 30 (32.97%) Infrastructure Automation
14 30 (32.97%) Amazon ECS
15 27 (29.67%) Microservices
16 25 (27.47%) Linux
17 24 (26.37%) Continuous Integration
17 24 (26.37%) GCP
18 23 (25.27%) JavaScript
19 22 (24.18%) JIRA
19 22 (24.18%) Bash Shell
20 19 (20.88%) Go
20 19 (20.88%) Continuous Delivery
21 18 (19.78%) Finance
22 17 (18.68%) Amazon EC2
22 17 (18.68%) Cloud Native
22 17 (18.68%) Node.js
23 16 (17.58%) Route 53

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 10 (10.99%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.30%) Confluence
3 1 (1.10%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.10%) Jupyter
3 1 (1.10%) nginx
3 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.10%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 88 (96.70%) AWS
2 35 (38.46%) Azure
3 32 (35.16%) AWS CloudFormation
4 31 (34.07%) OpenShift
5 30 (32.97%) Amazon ECS
6 24 (26.37%) GCP
7 17 (18.68%) Amazon EC2
8 16 (17.58%) Route 53
9 15 (16.48%) GitHub
9 15 (16.48%) SaaS
9 15 (16.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 14 (15.38%) Amazon S3
10 14 (15.38%) AWS CodePipeline
10 14 (15.38%) PaaS
10 14 (15.38%) Serverless
11 13 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
12 11 (12.09%) Amazon SQS
13 8 (8.79%) CloudFront
14 7 (7.69%) SonarCloud
15 5 (5.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.09%) SSL
2 10 (10.99%) DNS
3 9 (9.89%) HTTP
3 9 (9.89%) TCP/IP
4 7 (7.69%) VPN
5 3 (3.30%) Internet
5 3 (3.30%) SSH
6 1 (1.10%) DMZ
6 1 (1.10%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.09%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (9.89%) Redis
3 7 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (6.59%) Big Data
5 5 (5.49%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (4.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (3.30%) Amazon Aurora
8 2 (2.20%) Data Lake
8 2 (2.20%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.10%) Amazon Athena
9 1 (1.10%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (1.10%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.10%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.10%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 36 (39.56%) Jenkins
2 33 (36.26%) Git (software)
3 22 (24.18%) JIRA
4 13 (14.29%) CircleCI
4 13 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
5 11 (12.09%) Artifactory
5 11 (12.09%) GitLab
6 7 (7.69%) Snyk
7 4 (4.40%) Maven
7 4 (4.40%) Terragrunt
7 4 (4.40%) Travis CI
8 3 (3.30%) Ant
8 3 (3.30%) Babel
8 3 (3.30%) webpack
9 2 (2.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (2.20%) Bitbucket
9 2 (2.20%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.20%) JUnit
9 2 (2.20%) SonarQube
9 2 (2.20%) Spinnaker
General
1 18 (19.78%) Finance
2 8 (8.79%) Banking
2 8 (8.79%) Public Sector
3 4 (4.40%) Front Office
3 4 (4.40%) Games
3 4 (4.40%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.30%) Billing
4 3 (3.30%) Electronics
4 3 (3.30%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.30%) Marketing
5 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 35 (38.46%) Cloud Engineer
2 26 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 23 (25.27%) Platform Engineer
4 19 (20.88%) AWS Engineer
5 15 (16.48%) AWS DevOps
6 12 (13.19%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 10 (10.99%) Architect
8 9 (9.89%) Principal Engineer
8 9 (9.89%) Senior DevOps
9 8 (8.79%) Python Engineer
9 8 (8.79%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 7 (7.69%) Developer
10 7 (7.69%) Kubernetes Engineer
11 5 (5.49%) AWS Architect
11 5 (5.49%) Cloud Architect
12 4 (4.40%) Senior Developer
13 3 (3.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 3 (3.30%) Java Developer
13 3 (3.30%) JavaScript Developer
13 3 (3.30%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.68%) Node.js
2 15 (16.48%) Kafka
3 11 (12.09%) Elastic Stack
4 10 (10.99%) .NET
4 10 (10.99%) Web Services
5 9 (9.89%) GraphQL
5 9 (9.89%) Lambda Expressions
5 9 (9.89%) REST
6 8 (8.79%) Swagger
7 6 (6.59%) React
8 5 (5.49%) RESTful
9 4 (4.40%) Spring
10 3 (3.30%) CSS
10 3 (3.30%) Fusebox
10 3 (3.30%) Sass
11 2 (2.20%) AngularJS
11 2 (2.20%) Spring Boot
11 2 (2.20%) Vue.js
12 1 (1.10%) Apache Camel
12 1 (1.10%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.68%) Cloud Native
2 12 (13.19%) Public Cloud
3 4 (4.40%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (4.40%) iPad
3 4 (4.40%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.20%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.10%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 25 (27.47%) Linux
2 10 (10.99%) CentOS
3 9 (9.89%) CoreOS
4 6 (6.59%) Unix
5 3 (3.30%) Windows
6 1 (1.10%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (75.82%) DevOps
2 52 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (40.66%) Infrastructure as Code
4 30 (32.97%) Infrastructure Automation
5 27 (29.67%) Microservices
6 24 (26.37%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (20.88%) Continuous Delivery
8 15 (16.48%) Software Engineering
9 14 (15.38%) Open Source
10 11 (12.09%) Coaching
11 10 (10.99%) High Availability
11 10 (10.99%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (10.99%) Scrum
12 9 (9.89%) Task Automation
12 9 (9.89%) The Twelve-Factor App
13 8 (8.79%) API Design
13 8 (8.79%) API Development
13 8 (8.79%) Customer-Centricity
13 8 (8.79%) Pair Programming
13 8 (8.79%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 44 (48.35%) Python
2 23 (25.27%) JavaScript
3 22 (24.18%) Bash Shell
4 19 (20.88%) Go
5 16 (17.58%) Java
6 14 (15.38%) R
7 9 (9.89%) Ruby
7 9 (9.89%) Rust
8 8 (8.79%) TypeScript
9 6 (6.59%) Groovy
10 4 (4.40%) C#
10 4 (4.40%) SQL
11 2 (2.20%) C
11 2 (2.20%) Java 8
11 2 (2.20%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (7.69%) Degree
2 3 (3.30%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (3.30%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.20%) AWS Certification
3 2 (2.20%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.20%) OCP
3 2 (2.20%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.10%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.10%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 48 (52.75%) Docker
2 1 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 65 (71.43%) Kubernetes
2 56 (61.54%) Terraform
3 36 (39.56%) Ansible
4 12 (13.19%) Prometheus
5 7 (7.69%) Puppet
6 5 (5.49%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (3.30%) Rancher
8 2 (2.20%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 15 (16.48%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.99%) Google
3 9 (9.89%) Confluent
3 9 (9.89%) Veracode
4 8 (8.79%) Lets Encrypt
5 4 (4.40%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.30%) SAP
6 3 (3.30%) Splunk
7 2 (2.20%) Perforce
8 1 (1.10%) Oracle
8 1 (1.10%) VMware
8 1 (1.10%) WSO2