Period
to 1 August 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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 336 308 528
Rank change year-on-year -28 +220 +119
Contract jobs citing Amazon EKS 195 69 64
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.65% 0.44% 0.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.70% 1.30% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 54 49
10th Percentile £490 £466 £497
25th Percentile £513 £525 £513
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £595 £600 £600
Median % change year-on-year -0.83% - +25.65%
75th Percentile £684 £704 £656
90th Percentile £741 £836 £698
England median daily rate £550 £595 £550
% change year-on-year -7.56% +8.18% +15.18%
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 11,449 5,311 12,942
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.01% 33.71% 32.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,336 3,998 9,456
10th Percentile £375 £350 £350
25th Percentile £456 £431 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £638 £625 £613
90th Percentile £713 £713 £688
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 29 84
10th Percentile £13.63 £19.00 £13.61
25th Percentile £18.12 £21.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +30.95% -6.67%
75th Percentile £51.63 £50.00 £30.94
90th Percentile £68.00 £61.60 £52.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% - +10.85%

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -24 18 £650 +8.33% 8
South London - 4 £750 - 1
East London +2 1 £465 -13.89%
West London - 1 - - 3
Amazon EKS
England

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 160 (82.05%) AWS
2 125 (64.10%) Kubernetes
3 106 (54.36%) DevOps
4 102 (52.31%) Terraform
5 78 (40.00%) Amazon ECS
6 77 (39.49%) Serverless
7 70 (35.90%) AWS Lambda
7 70 (35.90%) Docker
8 60 (30.77%) Python
9 58 (29.74%) Amazon EC2
10 57 (29.23%) Java
11 55 (28.21%) Microservices
12 54 (27.69%) Amazon S3
13 51 (26.15%) Jenkins
14 44 (22.56%) Agile Software Development
15 43 (22.05%) Ansible
16 41 (21.03%) Route 53
17 40 (20.51%) Infrastructure as Code
18 36 (18.46%) Node.js
19 35 (17.95%) AWS CloudFormation
20 32 (16.41%) Linux
21 31 (15.90%) Social Skills
21 31 (15.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
22 30 (15.38%) Amazon SQS
23 28 (14.36%) Finance
23 28 (14.36%) GitHub
23 28 (14.36%) Azure
23 28 (14.36%) Cloud Native
24 23 (11.79%) RESTful
25 22 (11.28%) Git (software)

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 13 (6.67%) Confluence
2 12 (6.15%) nginx
3 8 (4.10%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (3.08%) Apache Spark
5 4 (2.05%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (1.54%) Traefik
6 3 (1.54%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (1.03%) Apache Airflow
7 2 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.03%) Red Hat Fuse
8 1 (0.51%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 160 (82.05%) AWS
2 78 (40.00%) Amazon ECS
3 77 (39.49%) Serverless
4 70 (35.90%) AWS Lambda
5 58 (29.74%) Amazon EC2
6 54 (27.69%) Amazon S3
7 41 (21.03%) Route 53
8 35 (17.95%) AWS CloudFormation
9 31 (15.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 30 (15.38%) Amazon SQS
11 28 (14.36%) Azure
11 28 (14.36%) GitHub
12 22 (11.28%) GCP
13 19 (9.74%) AWS Fargate
14 17 (8.72%) OpenShift
14 17 (8.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 15 (7.69%) AWS Step Functions
15 15 (7.69%) PaaS
16 13 (6.67%) Amazon EMR
17 12 (6.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.64%) DNS
1 11 (5.64%) Internet
2 6 (3.08%) Firewall
3 5 (2.56%) HTTP
4 4 (2.05%) VPN
5 3 (1.54%) LAN
5 3 (1.54%) WAN
6 2 (1.03%) 4G
6 2 (1.03%) 5G
6 2 (1.03%) DSL
6 2 (1.03%) IPv4
6 2 (1.03%) Network Security
6 2 (1.03%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (1.03%) OpenVPN
6 2 (1.03%) SSL
6 2 (1.03%) Wireless
7 1 (0.51%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (0.51%) IPv6
7 1 (0.51%) RTP
7 1 (0.51%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 15 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
2 14 (7.18%) Big Data
3 11 (5.64%) Hadoop
4 8 (4.10%) Data Lake
4 8 (4.10%) NoSQL
5 7 (3.59%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (2.56%) Amazon Aurora
6 5 (2.56%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.05%) Amazon Athena
7 4 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.05%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.54%) MySQL
9 2 (1.03%) Redis
9 2 (1.03%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.03%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.51%) BigQuery
10 1 (0.51%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.51%) Event Store
Development Applications
1 51 (26.15%) Jenkins
2 22 (11.28%) Git (software)
2 22 (11.28%) JIRA
3 17 (8.72%) GitLab
4 13 (6.67%) webpack
5 9 (4.62%) Artifactory
5 9 (4.62%) CircleCI
5 9 (4.62%) Sonatype Nexus
6 8 (4.10%) Bitbucket
7 6 (3.08%) Maven
7 6 (3.08%) SonarQube
8 5 (2.56%) Gradle
9 4 (2.05%) gulp
9 4 (2.05%) JUnit
10 3 (1.54%) Bitbucket Server
11 2 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (1.03%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.03%) Jasmine
11 2 (1.03%) Travis CI
11 2 (1.03%) Vagrant
General
1 31 (15.90%) Social Skills
2 28 (14.36%) Finance
3 12 (6.15%) Banking
4 6 (3.08%) Public Sector
5 5 (2.56%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.05%) Retail
7 2 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.03%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.51%) Games
8 1 (0.51%) Legal
8 1 (0.51%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 70 (35.90%) DevOps Engineer
2 52 (26.67%) AWS Engineer
3 50 (25.64%) Architect
4 36 (18.46%) AWS DevOps
5 34 (17.44%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 30 (15.38%) AWS Architect
7 29 (14.87%) Developer
8 27 (13.85%) Cloud Architect
9 22 (11.28%) Java Developer
10 20 (10.26%) AWS Developer
11 18 (9.23%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 14 (7.18%) Cloud Engineer
13 10 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
14 7 (3.59%) AWS Solutions Architect
14 7 (3.59%) Infrastructure Architect
14 7 (3.59%) Lead DevOps
14 7 (3.59%) Security Engineer
15 6 (3.08%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
15 6 (3.08%) Data Engineer
15 6 (3.08%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (18.46%) Node.js
2 23 (11.79%) RESTful
3 22 (11.28%) React
3 22 (11.28%) Web Services
4 18 (9.23%) CSS
5 17 (8.72%) .NET
6 16 (8.21%) GraphQL
6 16 (8.21%) gRPC
7 13 (6.67%) LitElement
8 8 (4.10%) AngularJS
9 7 (3.59%) Elastic Stack
9 7 (3.59%) Kafka
10 6 (3.08%) .NET Core
10 6 (3.08%) JSON
10 6 (3.08%) Spring
10 6 (3.08%) Spring Boot
11 5 (2.56%) HTML
11 5 (2.56%) REST
12 4 (2.05%) Ember.js
12 4 (2.05%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.36%) Cloud Native
2 9 (4.62%) Public Cloud
3 7 (3.59%) Data Centre
3 7 (3.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 7 (3.59%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.08%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (2.05%) Enterprise Cloud
6 3 (1.54%) Legacy Systems
6 3 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.03%) Blog
7 2 (1.03%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.03%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.03%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.51%) Derivative
8 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.51%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.51%) iPad
8 1 (0.51%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.51%) User Experience
8 1 (0.51%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 32 (16.41%) Linux
2 7 (3.59%) CentOS
3 6 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (2.56%) CoreOS
4 5 (2.56%) Unix
4 5 (2.56%) Windows
5 2 (1.03%) Amazon Linux
5 2 (1.03%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (54.36%) DevOps
2 55 (28.21%) Microservices
3 44 (22.56%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (20.51%) Infrastructure as Code
5 18 (9.23%) Software Engineering
6 15 (7.69%) Fintech
6 15 (7.69%) Open Source
6 15 (7.69%) Project Management
7 13 (6.67%) Validation
8 12 (6.15%) Continuous Delivery
8 12 (6.15%) Scrum
8 12 (6.15%) Test Automation
9 11 (5.64%) Tech Ops
10 9 (4.62%) Analytics
10 9 (4.62%) Project Delivery
10 9 (4.62%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 8 (4.10%) Configuration Management
11 8 (4.10%) Data Pipeline
11 8 (4.10%) The Twelve-Factor App
12 7 (3.59%) Infrastructure Automation
Programming Languages
1 60 (30.77%) Python
2 57 (29.23%) Java
3 19 (9.74%) JavaScript
4 18 (9.23%) Bash Shell
5 14 (7.18%) Groovy
6 10 (5.13%) Go
6 10 (5.13%) SQL
7 8 (4.10%) C#
8 7 (3.59%) Shell Script
9 6 (3.08%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.56%) Ruby
10 5 (2.56%) Rust
10 5 (2.56%) Scala
10 5 (2.56%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.54%) C
11 3 (1.54%) C++
11 3 (1.54%) Java 8
11 3 (1.54%) PHP
12 2 (1.03%) Perl
12 2 (1.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (8.72%) AWS Certification
2 8 (4.10%) SC Cleared
2 8 (4.10%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.08%) Degree
4 1 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.51%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.51%) OCP
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.18%) Data Quality
2 11 (5.64%) QA
3 7 (3.59%) PCI DSS
4 5 (2.56%) Accessibility
5 2 (1.03%) GDPR
5 2 (1.03%) PSD2
5 2 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.51%) DICOM
6 1 (0.51%) HIPAA
System Software
1 70 (35.90%) Docker
2 4 (2.05%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.03%) Squid
3 2 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.51%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.51%) Kamailio
4 1 (0.51%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 125 (64.10%) Kubernetes
2 102 (52.31%) Terraform
3 43 (22.05%) Ansible
4 12 (6.15%) Istio
5 11 (5.64%) Puppet
6 10 (5.13%) Prometheus
7 7 (3.59%) Grafana
7 7 (3.59%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (2.56%) Kibana
9 3 (1.54%) Packer
10 2 (1.03%) Kustomize
10 2 (1.03%) linkerd
10 2 (1.03%) Mesos
10 2 (1.03%) SCCM
10 2 (1.03%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (1.03%) Sysdig
10 2 (1.03%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.51%) Argo
11 1 (0.51%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.51%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 11 (5.64%) CA
1 11 (5.64%) Oracle
1 11 (5.64%) Splunk
2 8 (4.10%) Red Hat
3 7 (3.59%) IBM
3 7 (3.59%) SAP
4 6 (3.08%) Google
4 6 (3.08%) Veracode
4 6 (3.08%) VMware
5 5 (2.56%) Cloudera
5 5 (2.56%) Confluent
6 3 (1.54%) AppDynamics
6 3 (1.54%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.03%) Adobe
7 2 (1.03%) Alibaba
7 2 (1.03%) TOWER Software
8 1 (0.51%) Delphix
8 1 (0.51%) Facebook
8 1 (0.51%) Tanium
8 1 (0.51%) WSO2