Period
to 25 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 January 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)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 149 203 -
Rank change year-on-year +54 - -
Contract jobs citing Amazon EKS 9 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.041% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.89% 0.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
West Midlands median daily rate £500 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% - -
England median daily rate £525 £575 -
% change year-on-year -8.70% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England 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 West Midlands with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,012 1,286 877
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 31.17% 26.06% 18.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 686 825 570
West Midlands median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £310 £242
90th Percentile £600 £605 £575
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 21 19
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £12.93 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +170.79% -7.68% -18.25%
England median hourly rate £21.34 £17.50 £19.81
% change year-on-year +21.94% -11.67% +4.28%

Amazon EKS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Amazon EKS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon EKS in the West Midlands

Amazon EKS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon EKS in the West Midlands

Amazon EKS
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 January 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
Birmingham +8 8 £500 -9.09%
Coventry - 1 - -
Amazon EKS
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Amazon EKS.

1 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) AWS
1 9 (100.00%) CentOS
1 9 (100.00%) DevOps
1 9 (100.00%) Ansible
1 9 (100.00%) Terraform
2 8 (88.89%) Veracode
2 8 (88.89%) Sonatype Nexus
2 8 (88.89%) Cloud Native
2 8 (88.89%) Kafka
2 8 (88.89%) Microservices
2 8 (88.89%) GCP
2 8 (88.89%) CoreOS
2 8 (88.89%) Rust
2 8 (88.89%) CircleCI
2 8 (88.89%) The Twelve-Factor App
2 8 (88.89%) Proactive Monitoring
2 8 (88.89%) Kubernetes
2 8 (88.89%) Infrastructure Automation
2 8 (88.89%) Confluent
2 8 (88.89%) Git (software)
2 8 (88.89%) Azure
2 8 (88.89%) Node.js
2 8 (88.89%) Artifactory
2 8 (88.89%) Jenkins
2 8 (88.89%) Go
2 8 (88.89%) JIRA
2 8 (88.89%) Python
2 8 (88.89%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript

Amazon EKS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 9 (100.00%) AWS
2 8 (88.89%) Azure
2 8 (88.89%) GCP
3 1 (11.11%) Amazon ECS
3 1 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (11.11%) IaaS
3 1 (11.11%) PaaS
3 1 (11.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DMZ
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Artifactory
1 8 (88.89%) CircleCI
1 8 (88.89%) Git (software)
1 8 (88.89%) Jenkins
1 8 (88.89%) JIRA
1 8 (88.89%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (88.89%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Azure DevOps
1 8 (88.89%) Azure DevOps Engineer
1 8 (88.89%) Azure Engineer
1 8 (88.89%) DevOps Engineer
1 8 (88.89%) Platform Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
1 8 (88.89%) Kafka
1 8 (88.89%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) CentOS
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) CoreOS
3 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) DevOps
2 8 (88.89%) Infrastructure Automation
2 8 (88.89%) Microservices
2 8 (88.89%) Proactive Monitoring
2 8 (88.89%) The Twelve-Factor App
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Operations
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure as Code
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Open Source
3 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Task Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Tech Ops
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C#
1 8 (88.89%) Go
1 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
1 8 (88.89%) Python
1 8 (88.89%) Rust
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Docker
1 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (100.00%) Ansible
1 9 (100.00%) Terraform
2 8 (88.89%) Kubernetes
3 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Confluent
1 8 (88.89%) Veracode
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) VMware