Period
to 15 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 15 November 2019 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
6 months to
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 688 867 -
Rank change year-on-year +179 - -
Contract jobs citing Amazon EKS 116 19 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.018% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.47% 0.076% -
Number of daily rates quoted 94 17 0
UK median daily rate £575 £575 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 -
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £105.00 - -
UK excluding London 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 with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 24,628 24,904 17,318
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 29.32% 23.90% 16.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,768 17,256 12,006
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £286 £300 £275
90th Percentile £660 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +0.06% +5.82% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 337 232
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -12.50% +9.45%
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.25 £11.03
90th Percentile £78.75 £60.00 £58.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.64 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +17.91% -2.78% +5.51%

Amazon EKS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Amazon EKS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon EKS in the UK

Amazon EKS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon EKS in the UK

Amazon EKS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon EKS over the 6 months to 15 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon EKS in the UK

Amazon EKS
Top 13 Contract Locations

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 over the 6 months to 15 November 2019. 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
England +180 113 £575 - 22
London +150 74 £600 +4.35% 15
UK excluding London +112 42 £525 +5.00% 9
South West +11 20 £525 +7.69% 3
Midlands - 7 £500 -
West Midlands - 7 £500 -
North of England - 6 £505 - 2
East of England - 4 £650 - 2
North West - 3 - -
Yorkshire - 3 £505 -
South East +43 2 £629 +7.02%
Scotland - 2 £500 - 1
Wales - 1 £500 - 1

For the 6 months to 15 November 2019, 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 with a requirement for Amazon EKS.

1 102 (87.93%) AWS
2 81 (69.83%) DevOps
3 78 (67.24%) Kubernetes
4 67 (57.76%) Terraform
5 60 (51.72%) Docker
6 54 (46.55%) Jenkins
7 53 (45.69%) Linux
7 53 (45.69%) Python
8 44 (37.93%) Ansible
9 35 (30.17%) JIRA
10 34 (29.31%) Kafka
11 31 (26.72%) Amazon EC2
11 31 (26.72%) Git (software)
12 30 (25.86%) Microservices
13 29 (25.00%) Amazon S3
13 29 (25.00%) Amazon ECS
14 28 (24.14%) Sonatype Nexus
15 27 (23.28%) Go
15 27 (23.28%) Azure
16 25 (21.55%) AWS CloudFormation
17 24 (20.69%) Amazon RDS
17 24 (20.69%) SQL
18 23 (19.83%) PostgreSQL
18 23 (19.83%) Infrastructure Automation
19 22 (18.97%) JavaScript
20 21 (18.10%) CircleCI
21 20 (17.24%) Analytics
21 20 (17.24%) Puppet
21 20 (17.24%) NoSQL
21 20 (17.24%) CoreOS

Amazon EKS
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 15 (12.93%) Apache Spark
1 15 (12.93%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (7.76%) SAS
3 7 (6.03%) Confluence
4 5 (4.31%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.31%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.45%) Apache
5 4 (3.45%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 102 (87.93%) AWS
2 31 (26.72%) Amazon EC2
3 29 (25.00%) Amazon ECS
3 29 (25.00%) Amazon S3
4 27 (23.28%) Azure
5 25 (21.55%) AWS CloudFormation
6 17 (14.66%) AWS Lambda
6 17 (14.66%) Serverless
7 15 (12.93%) GCP
8 12 (10.34%) Slack
8 12 (10.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 11 (9.48%) Amazon ELB
9 11 (9.48%) Route 53
10 10 (8.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 9 (7.76%) AWS CodePipeline
11 9 (7.76%) CloudFront
11 9 (7.76%) Datadog
12 8 (6.90%) OpenShift
13 6 (5.17%) AWS Fargate
14 5 (4.31%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.34%) OpenVPN
2 5 (4.31%) VPN
3 1 (0.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (20.69%) Amazon RDS
2 23 (19.83%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (17.24%) NoSQL
4 19 (16.38%) Amazon Redshift
5 12 (10.34%) Hadoop
6 9 (7.76%) Amazon Athena
6 9 (7.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 9 (7.76%) Neo4j
6 9 (7.76%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 7 (6.03%) Big Data
8 6 (5.17%) Data Lake
8 6 (5.17%) MongoDB
9 4 (3.45%) MySQL
10 3 (2.59%) Text Mining
11 2 (1.72%) Apache Hive
11 2 (1.72%) Blockchain
11 2 (1.72%) SQL Server
12 1 (0.86%) Amazon Aurora
12 1 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.86%) HBase
Development Applications
1 54 (46.55%) Jenkins
2 35 (30.17%) JIRA
3 31 (26.72%) Git (software)
4 28 (24.14%) Sonatype Nexus
5 21 (18.10%) CircleCI
6 15 (12.93%) Artifactory
6 15 (12.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 13 (11.21%) JUnit
7 13 (11.21%) SonarQube
8 9 (7.76%) Vagrant
9 7 (6.03%) Maven
10 6 (5.17%) Ant
11 5 (4.31%) Bitbucket
11 5 (4.31%) JMeter
12 2 (1.72%) GitLab
12 2 (1.72%) Gradle
12 2 (1.72%) Spinnaker
12 2 (1.72%) Subversion
12 2 (1.72%) TeamCity
13 1 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (16.38%) Banking
2 8 (6.90%) Billing
2 8 (6.90%) Finance
3 5 (4.31%) Retail
4 3 (2.59%) Games
5 2 (1.72%) Public Sector
5 2 (1.72%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.86%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.86%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 55 (47.41%) DevOps Engineer
2 37 (31.90%) AWS DevOps
3 31 (26.72%) AWS Engineer
4 30 (25.86%) Developer
5 28 (24.14%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 15 (12.93%) Architect
7 13 (11.21%) Azure DevOps
7 13 (11.21%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 13 (11.21%) Azure Engineer
7 13 (11.21%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 13 (11.21%) Platform Engineer
8 12 (10.34%) AWS Architect
8 12 (10.34%) Senior DevOps
8 12 (10.34%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 9 (7.76%) Senior Developer
10 8 (6.90%) Cloud Engineer
11 7 (6.03%) DevOps Architect
11 7 (6.03%) ETL Developer
12 6 (5.17%) Python Developer
12 6 (5.17%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (29.31%) Kafka
2 18 (15.52%) Node.js
3 17 (14.66%) .NET
4 15 (12.93%) Lambda Expressions
5 13 (11.21%) PySpark
6 9 (7.76%) Spark Streaming
7 7 (6.03%) Spring
7 7 (6.03%) Spring Boot
8 6 (5.17%) NumPy
8 6 (5.17%) Pandas
8 6 (5.17%) REST
8 6 (5.17%) Spring MVC
8 6 (5.17%) Web Services
9 5 (4.31%) Elastic Stack
10 4 (3.45%) pytest
10 4 (3.45%) TensorFlow
11 3 (2.59%) Apache Beam
11 3 (2.59%) Natural Language Processing
12 2 (1.72%) RabbitMQ
12 2 (1.72%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.52%) Cloud Native
2 3 (2.59%) Algorithms
2 3 (2.59%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (2.59%) NHS
3 2 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.72%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (0.86%) AS400
4 1 (0.86%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.86%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (0.86%) iSeries
4 1 (0.86%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.86%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 53 (45.69%) Linux
2 20 (17.24%) CoreOS
3 15 (12.93%) CentOS
4 7 (6.03%) Unix
5 5 (4.31%) Windows
6 2 (1.72%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.86%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (69.83%) DevOps
2 30 (25.86%) Microservices
3 23 (19.83%) Infrastructure Automation
4 20 (17.24%) Analytics
5 18 (15.52%) Configuration Management
5 18 (15.52%) Infrastructure as Code
5 18 (15.52%) Software Engineering
6 16 (13.79%) Data Science
7 15 (12.93%) The Twelve-Factor App
8 14 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (12.07%) Proactive Monitoring
9 13 (11.21%) ETL
10 12 (10.34%) Workflow
10 12 (10.34%) Workflow Management
11 10 (8.62%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (8.62%) Unit Testing
12 9 (7.76%) Data Munging
12 9 (7.76%) Mentoring
12 9 (7.76%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 53 (45.69%) Python
2 27 (23.28%) Go
3 24 (20.69%) SQL
4 22 (18.97%) JavaScript
5 18 (15.52%) Java
6 17 (14.66%) Ruby
7 15 (12.93%) C#
7 15 (12.93%) Rust
8 11 (9.48%) Bash Shell
8 11 (9.48%) Scala
9 4 (3.45%) Groovy
10 3 (2.59%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.72%) Perl
11 2 (1.72%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.72%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.86%) C++
12 1 (0.86%) Java 8
12 1 (0.86%) R
12 1 (0.86%) RPG
Qualifications
1 8 (6.90%) AWS Certification
2 7 (6.03%) Degree
3 3 (2.59%) OCPJP
4 1 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.86%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.86%) HIPAA
1 1 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 60 (51.72%) Docker
2 9 (7.76%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.86%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.86%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 78 (67.24%) Kubernetes
2 67 (57.76%) Terraform
3 44 (37.93%) Ansible
4 20 (17.24%) Puppet
5 17 (14.66%) Prometheus
6 14 (12.07%) Grafana
7 13 (11.21%) Opscode Chef
8 12 (10.34%) FreeIPA
9 9 (7.76%) Docker Swarm
10 4 (3.45%) Kibana
10 4 (3.45%) Packer
11 2 (1.72%) Istio
12 1 (0.86%) Fluentd
12 1 (0.86%) linkerd
12 1 (0.86%) Nagios
12 1 (0.86%) SCCM
12 1 (0.86%) SCOM
12 1 (0.86%) SCOrch
12 1 (0.86%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 18 (15.52%) Splunk
2 15 (12.93%) Confluent
2 15 (12.93%) Veracode
3 12 (10.34%) Black Duck
4 11 (9.48%) IBM
5 9 (7.76%) Cloudera
5 9 (7.76%) Datactics
5 9 (7.76%) Hortonworks
5 9 (7.76%) Informatica
5 9 (7.76%) Palantir
5 9 (7.76%) Talend
6 7 (6.03%) Oracle
7 6 (5.17%) AppDynamics
8 4 (3.45%) Google
9 2 (1.72%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.86%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.86%) Citrix
10 1 (0.86%) HP
10 1 (0.86%) SAP