Period
to 24 September 2021

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 24 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)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 397 412 667
Rank change year-on-year +15 +255 +198
Contract jobs citing Amazon EKS 372 82 140
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.58% 0.32% 0.17%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.62% 0.99% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 63 108
10th Percentile £423 £401 £447
25th Percentile £500 £469 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £564 £550 £550
Median % change year-on-year +2.50% - -2.22%
75th Percentile £650 £628 £656
90th Percentile £700 £695 £694
UK median daily rate £570 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +3.64% - -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £98.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £98.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year +146.25% - -

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 22,910 8,296 23,867
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 35.56% 32.10% 29.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,584 5,919 16,665
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
25th Percentile £425 £408 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £625 £600 £588
90th Percentile £700 £688 £663
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 390 107 327
10th Percentile £12.25 £14.00 £13.00
25th Percentile £14.13 £16.63 £15.63
Median hourly rate £20.51 £20.34 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +0.86% -3.17% +20.00%
75th Percentile £46.23 £40.38 £42.00
90th Percentile £65.50 £55.00 £70.00
UK median hourly rate £21.05 £20.34 £20.50
% change year-on-year +3.52% -0.80% +17.14%

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 24 September 2021.

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 24 September 2021. 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 -34 228 £589 -1.05% 36
North of England -62 41 £500 -4.40% 16
South East -73 22 £525 +35.48% 4
Midlands - 22 £525 - 15
East of England -30 20 £550 -14.56% 7
West Midlands - 18 £475 - 9
North East 0 14 £463 -19.14% 2
Yorkshire -39 14 £508 +1.65% 5
North West -56 13 £488 -6.79% 9
South West - 6 £500 - 7
East Midlands - 3 £650 - 6
Amazon EKS
UK

For the 6 months to 24 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 England region with a requirement for Amazon EKS.

1 289 (77.69%) AWS
2 277 (74.46%) DevOps
3 231 (62.10%) Kubernetes
4 230 (61.83%) Terraform
5 203 (54.57%) Docker
6 145 (38.98%) Amazon ECS
7 125 (33.60%) Python
8 120 (32.26%) Jenkins
9 110 (29.57%) Infrastructure as Code
10 106 (28.49%) Microservices
11 105 (28.23%) Amazon EC2
12 98 (26.34%) Ansible
13 96 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
14 91 (24.46%) Serverless
15 80 (21.51%) AWS Lambda
16 79 (21.24%) Java
16 79 (21.24%) Linux
17 78 (20.97%) Azure
18 73 (19.62%) Route 53
19 67 (18.01%) AWS CloudFormation
20 66 (17.74%) Finance
21 63 (16.94%) Amazon S3
21 63 (16.94%) GitLab
22 62 (16.67%) Prometheus
23 56 (15.05%) Bash Shell
24 55 (14.78%) Splunk
25 54 (14.52%) Social Skills
26 53 (14.25%) Elasticsearch
27 51 (13.71%) Git (software)
28 48 (12.90%) Node.js

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 53 (14.25%) Elasticsearch
2 32 (8.60%) Apache Spark
3 26 (6.99%) Confluence
4 9 (2.42%) nginx
5 7 (1.88%) Apache
5 7 (1.88%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.88%) WebLogic
6 6 (1.61%) OpenStack
7 5 (1.34%) JBoss
8 4 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (1.08%) Traefik
9 3 (0.81%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (0.81%) Jetty
10 2 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.27%) Apache Airflow
11 1 (0.27%) Documentum
11 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.15%) Cloudability
Cloud Services
1 289 (77.69%) AWS
2 145 (38.98%) Amazon ECS
3 105 (28.23%) Amazon EC2
4 91 (24.46%) Serverless
5 80 (21.51%) AWS Lambda
6 78 (20.97%) Azure
7 73 (19.62%) Route 53
8 67 (18.01%) AWS CloudFormation
9 63 (16.94%) Amazon S3
10 48 (12.90%) Amazon EMR
11 38 (10.22%) OpenShift
12 34 (9.14%) GitHub
13 32 (8.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 30 (8.06%) GCP
15 28 (7.53%) Amazon SQS
16 27 (7.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 25 (6.72%) AWS CodePipeline
17 25 (6.72%) PaaS
18 20 (5.38%) IaaS
19 18 (4.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (7.53%) DNS
2 11 (2.96%) Firewall
2 11 (2.96%) Internet
3 8 (2.15%) HTTP
4 7 (1.88%) LAN
4 7 (1.88%) WAN
5 6 (1.61%) VPN
6 3 (0.81%) 5G
6 3 (0.81%) DMZ
6 3 (0.81%) IPv4
7 2 (0.54%) 4G
7 2 (0.54%) DSL
7 2 (0.54%) Network Security
7 2 (0.54%) OpenVPN
7 2 (0.54%) VLAN
7 2 (0.54%) Wireless
8 1 (0.27%) IPv6
8 1 (0.27%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.27%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (11.56%) Hadoop
2 35 (9.41%) Amazon RDS
3 25 (6.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 20 (5.38%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (4.03%) SQL Server
6 14 (3.76%) NoSQL
7 12 (3.23%) Big Data
8 8 (2.15%) Data Lake
8 8 (2.15%) MySQL
9 7 (1.88%) Amazon Aurora
9 7 (1.88%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.61%) Amazon Athena
10 6 (1.61%) MongoDB
11 5 (1.34%) Relational Database
12 4 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.81%) Redis
14 2 (0.54%) BigQuery
14 2 (0.54%) Tableau
15 1 (0.27%) Cloudera CDH
15 1 (0.27%) Event Store
Development Applications
1 120 (32.26%) Jenkins
2 63 (16.94%) GitLab
3 51 (13.71%) Git (software)
4 36 (9.68%) JIRA
5 25 (6.72%) Artifactory
6 15 (4.03%) webpack
7 14 (3.76%) Bitbucket
7 14 (3.76%) CircleCI
8 10 (2.69%) SonarQube
8 10 (2.69%) Sonatype Nexus
8 10 (2.69%) Terragrunt
9 9 (2.42%) Maven
10 8 (2.15%) JUnit
11 5 (1.34%) Cucumber
11 5 (1.34%) Vagrant
12 4 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (1.08%) Gradle
13 3 (0.81%) Ant
13 3 (0.81%) gulp
13 3 (0.81%) Selenium
General
1 66 (17.74%) Finance
2 54 (14.52%) Social Skills
3 41 (11.02%) Public Sector
4 19 (5.11%) Telecoms
5 17 (4.57%) Banking
6 16 (4.30%) Electronics
6 16 (4.30%) Manufacturing
6 16 (4.30%) Marketing
7 10 (2.69%) Retail
8 6 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (1.34%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.34%) Games
10 1 (0.27%) Documentation Skills
10 1 (0.27%) Legal
10 1 (0.27%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 211 (56.72%) DevOps Engineer
2 96 (25.81%) AWS Engineer
3 78 (20.97%) AWS DevOps
4 76 (20.43%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 48 (12.90%) Developer
6 47 (12.63%) Architect
7 32 (8.60%) AWS Architect
8 25 (6.72%) Java Developer
9 23 (6.18%) Cloud Engineer
9 23 (6.18%) Platform Engineer
10 22 (5.91%) AWS Developer
10 22 (5.91%) Cloud Architect
11 20 (5.38%) Lead DevOps
12 18 (4.84%) Kubernetes Engineer
13 14 (3.76%) Solutions Architect
14 13 (3.49%) Lead DevOps Engineer
14 13 (3.49%) Senior DevOps
14 13 (3.49%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 12 (3.23%) .NET Developer
15 12 (3.23%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (12.90%) Node.js
2 36 (9.68%) Web Services
3 30 (8.06%) CSS
4 28 (7.53%) React
5 26 (6.99%) Kafka
5 26 (6.99%) RESTful
6 23 (6.18%) .NET
7 21 (5.65%) Elastic Stack
8 17 (4.57%) .NET Core
8 17 (4.57%) GraphQL
8 17 (4.57%) gRPC
8 17 (4.57%) REST
9 15 (4.03%) HTML
9 15 (4.03%) LitElement
10 14 (3.76%) AngularJS
10 14 (3.76%) Django
11 13 (3.49%) ASP.NET
12 12 (3.23%) Vue.js
13 11 (2.96%) XML
14 10 (2.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (4.84%) Cloud Native
1 18 (4.84%) Data Centre
2 17 (4.57%) Public Cloud
3 16 (4.30%) PKI
4 8 (2.15%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.88%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 6 (1.61%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (1.34%) iPad
8 4 (1.08%) Derivative
8 4 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (0.81%) Fixed Income
9 3 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (0.81%) Legacy Systems
9 3 (0.81%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.54%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.54%) Legacy Applications
10 2 (0.54%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.54%) NHS
10 2 (0.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 79 (21.24%) Linux
2 10 (2.69%) CentOS
3 8 (2.15%) Windows
4 7 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (1.88%) Unix
5 6 (1.61%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.08%) Amazon Linux
7 3 (0.81%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.54%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 277 (74.46%) DevOps
2 110 (29.57%) Infrastructure as Code
3 106 (28.49%) Microservices
4 96 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
6 29 (7.80%) Sprint Planning
7 27 (7.26%) Software Engineering
8 26 (6.99%) OO
9 24 (6.45%) Configuration Management
10 23 (6.18%) Scrum
11 22 (5.91%) TDD
12 20 (5.38%) Business Intelligence
12 20 (5.38%) Project Management
12 20 (5.38%) Test Automation
13 19 (5.11%) Fintech
14 17 (4.57%) Computer Science
14 17 (4.57%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (4.57%) Disaster Recovery
15 16 (4.30%) Digital Marketing
15 16 (4.30%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 125 (33.60%) Python
2 79 (21.24%) Java
3 56 (15.05%) Bash Shell
4 33 (8.87%) JavaScript
5 31 (8.33%) Groovy
6 30 (8.06%) SQL
7 18 (4.84%) C#
7 18 (4.84%) Perl
8 13 (3.49%) Go
9 11 (2.96%) Shell Script
10 8 (2.15%) PowerShell
11 6 (1.61%) PHP
11 6 (1.61%) Scala
11 6 (1.61%) TypeScript
12 5 (1.34%) Java 8
12 5 (1.34%) Ruby
13 4 (1.08%) C
13 4 (1.08%) C++
13 4 (1.08%) Java 11
13 4 (1.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (6.18%) Security Cleared
2 21 (5.65%) SC Cleared
3 19 (5.11%) AWS Certification
3 19 (5.11%) Degree
4 11 (2.96%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (1.88%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.27%) OCP
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.30%) Data Quality
2 15 (4.03%) QA
3 6 (1.61%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.34%) Accessibility
5 2 (0.54%) GDPR
5 2 (0.54%) PSD2
5 2 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.27%) DICOM
6 1 (0.27%) HIPAA
System Software
1 203 (54.57%) Docker
2 8 (2.15%) Varnish
3 4 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.54%) Postfix
4 2 (0.54%) Squid
4 2 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 231 (62.10%) Kubernetes
2 230 (61.83%) Terraform
3 98 (26.34%) Ansible
4 62 (16.67%) Prometheus
5 32 (8.60%) Puppet
6 31 (8.33%) Grafana
7 28 (7.53%) Docker Swarm
8 24 (6.45%) Rancher
9 20 (5.38%) Istio
10 17 (4.57%) Opscode Chef
11 15 (4.03%) Kibana
12 11 (2.96%) Fluentd
13 10 (2.69%) Consul
13 10 (2.69%) logstash
14 8 (2.15%) Packer
15 4 (1.08%) SCCM
16 3 (0.81%) HAProxy
16 3 (0.81%) Mesos
16 3 (0.81%) Rundeck
16 3 (0.81%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 55 (14.78%) Splunk
2 22 (5.91%) Oracle
2 22 (5.91%) SAP
3 15 (4.03%) Microsoft
3 15 (4.03%) Red Hat
4 14 (3.76%) AppDynamics
4 14 (3.76%) CA
5 10 (2.69%) Google
5 10 (2.69%) IBM
6 8 (2.15%) VMware
7 4 (1.08%) Alibaba
7 4 (1.08%) Pega
7 4 (1.08%) Veracode
7 4 (1.08%) WSO2
8 3 (0.81%) Atlassian
8 3 (0.81%) Cloudera
8 3 (0.81%) Confluent
9 2 (0.54%) Adobe
9 2 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.54%) TOWER Software