Period
to 9 May 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 9 May 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
9 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 384 519 736
Rank change year-on-year +135 +217 +121
Contract jobs citing Amazon EKS 234 99 107
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.53% 0.21% 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.52% 0.69% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 73 80
10th Percentile £400 £458 £463
25th Percentile £500 £500 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £575 £550
Median % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +22.22%
75th Percentile £625 £675 £641
90th Percentile £734 £795 £669
UK median daily rate £550 £575 £550
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -10.20%

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 15,345 14,337 23,785
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.50% 30.79% 28.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,058 10,174 16,789
10th Percentile £313 £292 £313
25th Percentile £413 £400 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £500
75th Percentile £594 £594 £588
90th Percentile £675 £675 £663
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 224 232
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.75 £11.00
25th Percentile £14.50 £16.50 £13.94
Median hourly rate £21.05 £20.00 £18.33
Median % change year-on-year +5.25% +9.11% -3.25%
75th Percentile £38.94 £40.00 £32.66
90th Percentile £61.00 £60.10 £49.98
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% +2.86%

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 9 May 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 9 May 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 +24 134 £575 - 30
North of England +66 28 £465 -61.25% 25
South East +65 19 £525 +10.53% 9
North West +39 16 £468 - 8
East of England +39 14 £510 -11.30% 2
Yorkshire - 11 £400 - 11
South West +43 4 £550 -
Midlands +19 4 £400 -20.00% 8
West Midlands +5 3 £400 -20.00% 4
North East +25 1 £600 -50.00% 6
East Midlands - 1 £630 - 4
Amazon EKS
UK

For the 6 months to 9 May 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.

1 200 (85.47%) AWS
2 170 (72.65%) Kubernetes
3 150 (64.10%) Terraform
4 149 (63.68%) DevOps
5 108 (46.15%) Docker
6 100 (42.74%) Python
7 93 (39.74%) Infrastructure as Code
8 92 (39.32%) Jenkins
9 76 (32.48%) Agile Software Development
10 71 (30.34%) Microservices
11 68 (29.06%) Amazon ECS
12 66 (28.21%) Linux
13 61 (26.07%) Finance
14 60 (25.64%) Ansible
15 58 (24.79%) Git (software)
16 53 (22.65%) Azure
17 50 (21.37%) Serverless
18 46 (19.66%) Java
19 45 (19.23%) Amazon S3
19 45 (19.23%) Bash Shell
20 43 (18.38%) Amazon EC2
20 43 (18.38%) AWS Lambda
21 40 (17.09%) Istio
21 40 (17.09%) Node.js
22 38 (16.24%) GitLab
22 38 (16.24%) AWS CloudFormation
23 37 (15.81%) Scrum
24 35 (14.96%) Public Sector
25 34 (14.53%) Social Skills
26 33 (14.10%) Elastic Stack

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 17 (7.26%) nginx
2 15 (6.41%) Confluence
3 9 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (3.42%) Apache
5 5 (2.14%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.71%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (1.28%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.85%) Apache Airflow
8 2 (0.85%) Red Hat Fuse
8 2 (0.85%) Traefik
9 1 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.43%) Drupal
9 1 (0.43%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.43%) JBoss
9 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 200 (85.47%) AWS
2 68 (29.06%) Amazon ECS
3 53 (22.65%) Azure
4 50 (21.37%) Serverless
5 45 (19.23%) Amazon S3
6 43 (18.38%) Amazon EC2
6 43 (18.38%) AWS Lambda
7 38 (16.24%) AWS CloudFormation
8 26 (11.11%) AWS Fargate
9 25 (10.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 24 (10.26%) OpenShift
11 20 (8.55%) GCP
11 20 (8.55%) GitHub
12 19 (8.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 17 (7.26%) Route 53
14 14 (5.98%) Amazon SQS
15 12 (5.13%) PaaS
16 11 (4.70%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 8 (3.42%) CloudFront
17 8 (3.42%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.27%) DNS
2 6 (2.56%) VPN
3 5 (2.14%) HTTP
4 4 (1.71%) Firewall
5 3 (1.28%) Internet
5 3 (1.28%) Network Security
5 3 (1.28%) SSL
6 2 (0.85%) DSL
6 2 (0.85%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (0.85%) OpenVPN
7 1 (0.43%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (0.43%) DMZ
7 1 (0.43%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.43%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.43%) RTP
7 1 (0.43%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.40%) Amazon RDS
2 15 (6.41%) Big Data
3 12 (5.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 10 (4.27%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (2.99%) Amazon Athena
5 7 (2.99%) Hadoop
5 7 (2.99%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.14%) MySQL
6 5 (2.14%) SQL Server
7 4 (1.71%) Amazon Aurora
7 4 (1.71%) Amazon Redshift
7 4 (1.71%) Data Lake
7 4 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.71%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.28%) Blockchain
9 2 (0.85%) BigQuery
9 2 (0.85%) HBase
9 2 (0.85%) Redis
9 2 (0.85%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.85%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 92 (39.32%) Jenkins
2 58 (24.79%) Git (software)
3 38 (16.24%) GitLab
4 32 (13.68%) Artifactory
5 22 (9.40%) JIRA
6 17 (7.26%) SonarQube
7 11 (4.70%) Sonatype Nexus
8 10 (4.27%) CircleCI
9 9 (3.85%) Bitbucket
10 8 (3.42%) Snyk
11 7 (2.99%) Cucumber
11 7 (2.99%) Selenium
12 6 (2.56%) JUnit
12 6 (2.56%) Maven
13 5 (2.14%) Gradle
13 5 (2.14%) gulp
13 5 (2.14%) REST Assured
14 4 (1.71%) Eclipse
15 3 (1.28%) Travis CI
16 2 (0.85%) Bitbucket Server
General
1 61 (26.07%) Finance
2 35 (14.96%) Public Sector
3 34 (14.53%) Social Skills
4 29 (12.39%) Telecoms
5 27 (11.54%) Marketing
6 26 (11.11%) Electronics
6 26 (11.11%) Manufacturing
7 10 (4.27%) Banking
8 5 (2.14%) Front Office
9 3 (1.28%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.28%) Retail
10 2 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (0.85%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 113 (48.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 50 (21.37%) AWS Engineer
3 47 (20.09%) Architect
4 40 (17.09%) AWS DevOps
5 36 (15.38%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 26 (11.11%) Developer
7 24 (10.26%) Cloud Architect
8 23 (9.83%) AWS Architect
9 22 (9.40%) Cloud Engineer
10 18 (7.69%) Kubernetes Engineer
11 15 (6.41%) Senior DevOps
12 14 (5.98%) Platform Engineer
12 14 (5.98%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 10 (4.27%) Java Developer
14 9 (3.85%) Lead DevOps
14 9 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
15 8 (3.42%) Full Stack Developer
16 6 (2.56%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
16 6 (2.56%) Data Engineer
16 6 (2.56%) Lead DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (17.09%) Node.js
2 33 (14.10%) Elastic Stack
2 33 (14.10%) Kafka
3 24 (10.26%) Web Services
4 20 (8.55%) REST
5 13 (5.56%) .NET
6 12 (5.13%) React
7 11 (4.70%) JSON
8 10 (4.27%) AngularJS
8 10 (4.27%) SOAP
8 10 (4.27%) Spring
9 8 (3.42%) CSS
9 8 (3.42%) Java EE
9 8 (3.42%) RESTful
9 8 (3.42%) Sass
9 8 (3.42%) Spring Boot
10 5 (2.14%) GraphQL
11 4 (1.71%) JAX-RS
11 4 (1.71%) JPA
11 4 (1.71%) Lambda Expressions
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.82%) Cloud Native
2 12 (5.13%) Public Cloud
3 6 (2.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (2.14%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.71%) Enterprise Cloud
5 4 (1.71%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (1.71%) Mainframe
5 4 (1.71%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.28%) iPad
6 3 (1.28%) Reference Data
6 3 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (0.85%) Blog
7 2 (0.85%) Robotics
8 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.43%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.43%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.43%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.43%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.43%) Tandem
8 1 (0.43%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 66 (28.21%) Linux
2 11 (4.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (3.85%) Windows
4 8 (3.42%) Unix
5 6 (2.56%) CentOS
6 4 (1.71%) CoreOS
7 2 (0.85%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.85%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.43%) AIX
8 1 (0.43%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.43%) Solaris
8 1 (0.43%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (63.68%) DevOps
2 93 (39.74%) Infrastructure as Code
3 76 (32.48%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (30.34%) Microservices
5 37 (15.81%) Scrum
6 27 (11.54%) Digital Marketing
7 26 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 26 (11.11%) Programme Management
8 24 (10.26%) Visualisation
9 20 (8.55%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (8.55%) Software Engineering
10 19 (8.12%) Infrastructure Automation
11 17 (7.26%) Computer Science
11 17 (7.26%) Migration
11 17 (7.26%) Test Automation
12 15 (6.41%) Mentoring
13 13 (5.56%) Open Source
14 12 (5.13%) Deployment Automation
14 12 (5.13%) TDD
15 11 (4.70%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 100 (42.74%) Python
2 46 (19.66%) Java
3 45 (19.23%) Bash Shell
4 27 (11.54%) Perl
5 20 (8.55%) Go
6 16 (6.84%) Groovy
7 15 (6.41%) JavaScript
8 10 (4.27%) TypeScript
9 7 (2.99%) PowerShell
9 7 (2.99%) SQL
10 6 (2.56%) PHP
10 6 (2.56%) Scala
11 4 (1.71%) C#
11 4 (1.71%) Ruby
11 4 (1.71%) Rust
12 3 (1.28%) Java 8
12 3 (1.28%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.85%) R
Qualifications
1 29 (12.39%) Security Cleared
2 28 (11.97%) SC Cleared
3 19 (8.12%) Degree
4 14 (5.98%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (5.56%) AWS Certification
6 4 (1.71%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.28%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.43%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.43%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.43%) OCP
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.71%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.85%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.43%) GDPR
3 1 (0.43%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.43%) PSD2
3 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 108 (46.15%) Docker
2 6 (2.56%) Varnish
3 5 (2.14%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.85%) Squid
4 2 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.43%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.43%) HDFS
5 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.43%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 170 (72.65%) Kubernetes
2 150 (64.10%) Terraform
3 60 (25.64%) Ansible
4 40 (17.09%) Istio
5 29 (12.39%) Grafana
6 28 (11.97%) Prometheus
7 26 (11.11%) Rancher
8 24 (10.26%) Kibana
8 24 (10.26%) logstash
9 23 (9.83%) Consul
9 23 (9.83%) Fluentd
10 12 (5.13%) Puppet
11 11 (4.70%) Opscode Chef
11 11 (4.70%) Packer
12 7 (2.99%) Docker Swarm
13 6 (2.56%) HP Fortify
14 3 (1.28%) Argo
15 2 (0.85%) Kustomize
15 2 (0.85%) linkerd
15 2 (0.85%) Mesos
Vendors
1 32 (13.68%) SAP
2 25 (10.68%) Splunk
3 23 (9.83%) AppDynamics
4 17 (7.26%) Google
5 14 (5.98%) Red Hat
6 7 (2.99%) Confluent
6 7 (2.99%) VMware
7 5 (2.14%) Cloudera
7 5 (2.14%) Oracle
8 4 (1.71%) IBM
8 4 (1.71%) Veracode
9 3 (1.28%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.43%) Adobe
10 1 (0.43%) Facebook
10 1 (0.43%) Incapsula
10 1 (0.43%) Pega
10 1 (0.43%) TOWER Software
10 1 (0.43%) WSO2
10 1 (0.43%) Xerox