Period
to 25 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 25 October 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)
England > London
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 353 314 484
Rank change year-on-year -39 +170 +160
Contract jobs citing Amazon EKS 222 55 79
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.62% 0.39% 0.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.62% 1.10% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 43 61
10th Percentile £450 £430 £473
25th Percentile £513 £488 £513
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £575 £600
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% +4.35%
75th Percentile £675 £644 £675
90th Percentile £726 £765 £750
England median daily rate £575 £531 £575
% change year-on-year +8.24% -7.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £98.50 - -
England 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 London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 13,715 4,982 12,027
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.15% 35.22% 32.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,151 3,692 8,832
10th Percentile £381 £350 £325
25th Percentile £463 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +2.94%
75th Percentile £650 £625 £613
90th Percentile £725 £713 £688
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 9 84
10th Percentile £13.38 £14.53 £16.25
25th Percentile £19.99 £20.00 £19.69
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14% +10.53%
75th Percentile £51.00 £40.00 £25.25
90th Percentile £65.51 £50.60 £44.70
England median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -6.98% +2.38% +20.00%

Amazon EKS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Amazon EKS in London

Amazon EKS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for Amazon EKS in London

Amazon EKS
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Amazon EKS in London over the 6 months to 25 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Amazon EKS in London

Amazon EKS
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 25 October 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
Central London -41 23 £601 +0.08% 12
South London - 4 £738 -
East London - 1 £465 - 4
Amazon EKS
England

For the 6 months to 25 October 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 London region with a requirement for Amazon EKS.

1 172 (77.48%) AWS
2 153 (68.92%) DevOps
3 137 (61.71%) Kubernetes
4 132 (59.46%) Terraform
5 92 (41.44%) Amazon ECS
6 86 (38.74%) Docker
7 73 (32.88%) Serverless
8 67 (30.18%) AWS Lambda
9 64 (28.83%) Amazon EC2
10 62 (27.93%) Python
11 60 (27.03%) Jenkins
12 59 (26.58%) Java
13 57 (25.68%) Microservices
14 54 (24.32%) Infrastructure as Code
15 52 (23.42%) Agile Software Development
16 50 (22.52%) Ansible
17 48 (21.62%) Amazon S3
18 46 (20.72%) Route 53
19 42 (18.92%) AWS CloudFormation
20 40 (18.02%) Linux
21 38 (17.12%) Social Skills
22 37 (16.67%) Finance
23 34 (15.32%) Azure
24 31 (13.96%) GitHub
25 30 (13.51%) Web Services
26 29 (13.06%) GitLab
26 29 (13.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
27 28 (12.61%) Amazon SQS
28 27 (12.16%) Node.js
28 27 (12.16%) Splunk

Amazon EKS
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 24 (10.81%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (7.21%) Confluence
3 15 (6.76%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.80%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.35%) nginx
6 2 (0.90%) JBoss
6 2 (0.90%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.90%) Traefik
7 1 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.45%) Documentum
7 1 (0.45%) Jetty
7 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.80%) Cloudability
Cloud Services
1 172 (77.48%) AWS
2 92 (41.44%) Amazon ECS
3 73 (32.88%) Serverless
4 67 (30.18%) AWS Lambda
5 64 (28.83%) Amazon EC2
6 48 (21.62%) Amazon S3
7 46 (20.72%) Route 53
8 42 (18.92%) AWS CloudFormation
9 34 (15.32%) Azure
10 31 (13.96%) GitHub
11 29 (13.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 28 (12.61%) Amazon SQS
13 24 (10.81%) Amazon EMR
14 20 (9.01%) OpenShift
15 19 (8.56%) AWS CodePipeline
16 18 (8.11%) AWS Step Functions
16 18 (8.11%) GCP
16 18 (8.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 16 (7.21%) SaaS
18 14 (6.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.50%) Internet
2 9 (4.05%) DNS
3 7 (3.15%) Firewall
4 4 (1.80%) LAN
4 4 (1.80%) Network Security
4 4 (1.80%) VPN
4 4 (1.80%) WAN
5 3 (1.35%) Wireless
6 2 (0.90%) 4G
6 2 (0.90%) 5G
6 2 (0.90%) DSL
6 2 (0.90%) HTTP
6 2 (0.90%) IPv4
6 2 (0.90%) OpenVPN
6 2 (0.90%) VLAN
7 1 (0.45%) IPv6
7 1 (0.45%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.36%) Amazon RDS
2 20 (9.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 19 (8.56%) Hadoop
4 10 (4.50%) NoSQL
5 9 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (2.70%) Data Lake
7 5 (2.25%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.25%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.80%) Amazon Aurora
8 4 (1.80%) Big Data
8 4 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.80%) MySQL
8 4 (1.80%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.35%) Amazon Athena
9 3 (1.35%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.90%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (0.90%) SQL Server
11 1 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.45%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.45%) Cloudera CDH
Development Applications
1 60 (27.03%) Jenkins
2 29 (13.06%) GitLab
3 25 (11.26%) Git (software)
4 21 (9.46%) JIRA
5 15 (6.76%) webpack
6 9 (4.05%) Artifactory
7 8 (3.60%) Bitbucket
7 8 (3.60%) Maven
8 7 (3.15%) SonarQube
9 6 (2.70%) JUnit
9 6 (2.70%) Terragrunt
10 5 (2.25%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (1.80%) CircleCI
11 4 (1.80%) Gradle
12 3 (1.35%) Ant
12 3 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (1.35%) Bitbucket Server
13 2 (0.90%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.90%) Selenium
13 2 (0.90%) TestNG
General
1 38 (17.12%) Social Skills
2 37 (16.67%) Finance
3 13 (5.86%) Banking
3 13 (5.86%) Public Sector
4 5 (2.25%) Retail
5 4 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.80%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.35%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.90%) Games
7 2 (0.90%) Influencing Skills
8 1 (0.45%) Electronics
8 1 (0.45%) German Language
8 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.45%) Legal
8 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.45%) Marketing
8 1 (0.45%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 116 (52.25%) DevOps Engineer
2 61 (27.48%) AWS Engineer
3 51 (22.97%) AWS DevOps
4 49 (22.07%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 39 (17.57%) Architect
6 23 (10.36%) AWS Architect
7 22 (9.91%) Developer
8 20 (9.01%) AWS Developer
9 19 (8.56%) Java Developer
10 14 (6.31%) Cloud Architect
10 14 (6.31%) Solutions Architect
11 12 (5.41%) Cloud Engineer
11 12 (5.41%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 11 (4.95%) Lead DevOps
13 8 (3.60%) AWS Solutions Architect
13 8 (3.60%) Platform Engineer
14 7 (3.15%) Azure DevOps Engineer
14 7 (3.15%) Azure Engineer
15 6 (2.70%) Senior DevOps
15 6 (2.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (13.51%) Web Services
2 27 (12.16%) Node.js
2 27 (12.16%) RESTful
3 22 (9.91%) React
4 19 (8.56%) gRPC
5 18 (8.11%) CSS
6 17 (7.66%) GraphQL
7 15 (6.76%) LitElement
8 10 (4.50%) Elastic Stack
9 9 (4.05%) .NET
10 7 (3.15%) Django
10 7 (3.15%) Kafka
11 5 (2.25%) .NET Core
11 5 (2.25%) AngularJS
11 5 (2.25%) YAML
12 4 (1.80%) JSON
12 4 (1.80%) Middleware
12 4 (1.80%) REST
12 4 (1.80%) Serverless Framework
12 4 (1.80%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.66%) Cloud Native
2 15 (6.76%) Data Centre
3 13 (5.86%) Public Cloud
4 8 (3.60%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.25%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (2.25%) Legacy Systems
5 5 (2.25%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.80%) Derivative
6 4 (1.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (1.80%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (1.80%) PKI
7 3 (1.35%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.90%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.90%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.90%) User Experience
9 1 (0.45%) Replication
9 1 (0.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 40 (18.02%) Linux
2 6 (2.70%) CentOS
2 6 (2.70%) Unix
3 5 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.80%) Amazon Linux
4 4 (1.80%) Windows
5 2 (0.90%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.45%) CoreOS
6 1 (0.45%) Debian
6 1 (0.45%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (68.92%) DevOps
2 57 (25.68%) Microservices
3 54 (24.32%) Infrastructure as Code
4 52 (23.42%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (8.11%) Software Engineering
6 17 (7.66%) Project Management
7 14 (6.31%) Configuration Management
7 14 (6.31%) Fintech
7 14 (6.31%) Test Automation
7 14 (6.31%) Validation
8 13 (5.86%) Problem-Solving
8 13 (5.86%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 13 (5.86%) Tech Ops
9 12 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (4.95%) Migration
11 10 (4.50%) Computer Science
11 10 (4.50%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (4.50%) Immutable Infrastructure
11 10 (4.50%) Open Source
11 10 (4.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 62 (27.93%) Python
2 59 (26.58%) Java
3 25 (11.26%) Bash Shell
4 19 (8.56%) JavaScript
5 15 (6.76%) Groovy
6 14 (6.31%) SQL
7 10 (4.50%) Go
7 10 (4.50%) Shell Script
8 6 (2.70%) C#
8 6 (2.70%) Ruby
9 5 (2.25%) C++
10 4 (1.80%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.80%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.35%) C
11 3 (1.35%) PHP
11 3 (1.35%) Scala
12 2 (0.90%) Java 8
12 2 (0.90%) Perl
12 2 (0.90%) VB
12 2 (0.90%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (5.86%) AWS Certification
2 10 (4.50%) Degree
3 7 (3.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (3.15%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.15%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.45%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.45%) OCP
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.76%) Data Quality
1 15 (6.76%) QA
2 4 (1.80%) Accessibility
2 4 (1.80%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.90%) GDPR
3 2 (0.90%) PSD2
3 2 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.45%) DICOM
4 1 (0.45%) HIPAA
System Software
1 86 (38.74%) Docker
2 3 (1.35%) Squid
3 2 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 137 (61.71%) Kubernetes
2 132 (59.46%) Terraform
3 50 (22.52%) Ansible
4 27 (12.16%) Prometheus
5 17 (7.66%) Puppet
6 16 (7.21%) Grafana
7 11 (4.95%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (2.70%) Istio
9 5 (2.25%) Docker Swarm
9 5 (2.25%) Kibana
10 2 (0.90%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 2 (0.90%) Kustomize
10 2 (0.90%) SCCM
10 2 (0.90%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.90%) Sysdig
11 1 (0.45%) Consul
11 1 (0.45%) Fluentd
11 1 (0.45%) Marathon
11 1 (0.45%) Rancher
11 1 (0.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 27 (12.16%) Splunk
2 14 (6.31%) CA
2 14 (6.31%) Oracle
3 6 (2.70%) Google
4 5 (2.25%) IBM
5 4 (1.80%) AppDynamics
5 4 (1.80%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.35%) Microsoft
7 2 (0.90%) Alibaba
7 2 (0.90%) Refinitiv
7 2 (0.90%) SAP
7 2 (0.90%) TOWER Software
7 2 (0.90%) Veracode
7 2 (0.90%) VMware
8 1 (0.45%) Confluent
8 1 (0.45%) Delphix
8 1 (0.45%) Facebook
8 1 (0.45%) PagerDuty
8 1 (0.45%) Tanium
8 1 (0.45%) Zscaler