The table below looks at the statistics for PaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PaaS over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 71 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing PaaS 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.11% 0.26% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.85% 11.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£550 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £578 £394
% change year-on-year
-17.74% +46.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.86 -
PaaS
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Cloud Services Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
26 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.97% 2.34% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 16 11
Average daily rate £400 £500 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £394
% change year-on-year
- +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+30.62% -9.34%

PaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PaaS across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

PaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

PaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PaaS across the Bristol region.

PaaS Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing PaaS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PaaS.

1 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) Open Source
1 5 (71.43%) SaaS
2 4 (57.14%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (57.14%) IaaS
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) SOA
2 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 3 (42.86%) Middleware
3 3 (42.86%) J2EE
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (42.86%) OO
3 3 (42.86%) Zachman Framework
3 3 (42.86%) TOGAF
3 3 (42.86%) LAMP
3 3 (42.86%) Network Management
3 3 (42.86%) DevOps
3 3 (42.86%) Client/Server
3 3 (42.86%) Java EE
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (42.86%) Network Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) Puppet
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Ruby
4 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing PaaS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PaaS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) SaaS
2 4 (57.14%) IaaS
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) RSpec
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Architect
2 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Architect
2 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
2 4 (57.14%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) Middleware
2 3 (42.86%) J2EE
2 3 (42.86%) LAMP
2 3 (42.86%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Open Source
2 3 (42.86%) Client/Server
3 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (14.29%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Fedora
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
2 1 (14.29%) CentOS
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Technical Architecture
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) SOA
2 3 (42.86%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (42.86%) OO
2 3 (42.86%) Zachman Framework
2 3 (42.86%) TOGAF
2 3 (42.86%) Network Management
2 3 (42.86%) DevOps
2 3 (42.86%) Network Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) BPR
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
1 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) SAP
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
1 1 (14.29%) Rackspace
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