Period
to 22 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding 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 22 February 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 > UK excluding London
6 months to
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 529 637 -
Rank change year-on-year +108 - -
Contract jobs citing Amazon EKS 22 20 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.058% 0.038% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.21% 0.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 0
UK excluding London median daily rate £505 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.18% - -
UK median daily rate £575 £550 £625
% change year-on-year +4.55% -12.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

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 the UK excluding London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK excluding London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 10,333 12,495 8,998
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 27.34% 23.63% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,611 8,130 5,771
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £250 £275 £259
90th Percentile £625 £610 £588
UK median daily rate £488 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 265 220 151
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% -1.62%
10th Percentile £12.90 £11.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £57.80 £48.44 £45.50
UK median hourly rate £21.42 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +22.40% -12.50% +6.67%

Amazon EKS
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Amazon EKS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon EKS in the UK excluding London

Amazon EKS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Amazon EKS in the UK excluding London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon EKS in the UK excluding London

Amazon EKS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon EKS in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 22 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon EKS in the UK excluding London

Amazon EKS
Contract Job Locations in the UK excluding 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 UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 22 February 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
Midlands +61 7 £500 -9.09%
West Midlands +48 7 £500 -9.09%
North of England +64 6 £505 +1.00% 2
South East +83 4 £579 +0.65% 1
North West +50 3 - - 2
South West +4 3 £550 +4.76% 1
Yorkshire +56 2 £505 -
East of England - 2 £613 - 3
North East - 1 - -
Amazon EKS
UK

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Amazon EKS.

1 21 (95.45%) AWS
2 19 (86.36%) DevOps
3 17 (77.27%) Terraform
4 14 (63.64%) Kubernetes
5 13 (59.09%) Linux
6 12 (54.55%) Ansible
6 12 (54.55%) Docker
7 10 (45.45%) Python
8 9 (40.91%) Jenkins
8 9 (40.91%) Infrastructure Automation
9 8 (36.36%) GCP
9 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
9 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
10 7 (31.82%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (31.82%) CentOS
10 7 (31.82%) Azure
10 7 (31.82%) Node.js
10 7 (31.82%) C#
10 7 (31.82%) .NET
10 7 (31.82%) Banking
10 7 (31.82%) Go
10 7 (31.82%) Cloud Native
10 7 (31.82%) Amazon ECS
10 7 (31.82%) Infrastructure as Code
11 6 (27.27%) AWS Fargate
11 6 (27.27%) Confluent
11 6 (27.27%) CircleCI
11 6 (27.27%) Veracode
11 6 (27.27%) Sonatype Nexus
11 6 (27.27%) The Twelve-Factor App

Amazon EKS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding 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 2 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 21 (95.45%) AWS
2 8 (36.36%) GCP
3 7 (31.82%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (31.82%) Amazon ECS
3 7 (31.82%) Azure
4 6 (27.27%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (27.27%) AWS Fargate
4 6 (27.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (18.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 4 (18.18%) OpenShift
6 3 (13.64%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (13.64%) Serverless
7 2 (9.09%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (9.09%) Amazon S3
7 2 (9.09%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (4.55%) CloudFront
8 1 (4.55%) IaaS
8 1 (4.55%) PaaS
8 1 (4.55%) Route 53
8 1 (4.55%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) DMZ
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
1 1 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Data Lake
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.55%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Jenkins
2 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
3 6 (27.27%) Artifactory
3 6 (27.27%) CircleCI
3 6 (27.27%) JIRA
3 6 (27.27%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (9.09%) Gradle
5 1 (4.55%) Bitbucket
General
1 7 (31.82%) Banking
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Billing
3 1 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) AWS Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Platform Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) AWS DevOps
3 6 (27.27%) Azure DevOps
3 6 (27.27%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) Azure Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Architect
5 3 (13.64%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Leader
7 1 (4.55%) AWS Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Development Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) DevOps Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Principal Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Software Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) .NET
1 7 (31.82%) Node.js
2 6 (27.27%) Kafka
3 1 (4.55%) GraphQL
3 1 (4.55%) Lambda Expressions
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Cloud Native
2 3 (13.64%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (4.55%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) Linux
2 7 (31.82%) CentOS
3 6 (27.27%) CoreOS
4 2 (9.09%) Windows
5 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) DevOps
2 9 (40.91%) Infrastructure Automation
3 7 (31.82%) Infrastructure as Code
4 6 (27.27%) Microservices
4 6 (27.27%) Migration
4 6 (27.27%) Proactive Monitoring
4 6 (27.27%) The Twelve-Factor App
5 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (13.64%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
7 2 (9.09%) Architectural Design
7 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
7 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 2 (9.09%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (9.09%) Thought Leadership
8 1 (4.55%) Open Source
8 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) Python
2 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 7 (31.82%) C#
3 7 (31.82%) Go
4 6 (27.27%) Rust
5 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
5 4 (18.18%) Java
6 2 (9.09%) Groovy
6 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
6 2 (9.09%) TypeScript
7 1 (4.55%) C
7 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) AWS Certification
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (54.55%) Docker
2 1 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (77.27%) Terraform
2 14 (63.64%) Kubernetes
3 12 (54.55%) Ansible
4 6 (27.27%) Puppet
5 2 (9.09%) Grafana
5 2 (9.09%) Kibana
5 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (4.55%) Packer
6 1 (4.55%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Confluent
1 6 (27.27%) Veracode
2 3 (13.64%) AppDynamics
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.55%) Splunk
3 1 (4.55%) VMware