The table below looks at the statistics for PaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PaaS over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 152 200 179
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -21
Contract jobs citing PaaS 14 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.41% 0.22% 0.36%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.23% 3.55% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 19
Median daily rate £575 £600 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £518 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £735 £628 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £493 £450 £505
% change year-on-year
+9.44% -10.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £50.00 -
PaaS
London

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

Cloud Services Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
434 366 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.75% 6.18% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 280 171
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £603 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £28.50 £35.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.71% +67.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.30 £34.30 £20.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.70 £36.70 £21.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £22.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-29.54% +29.41%

PaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing PaaS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Cloud Services category.

PaaS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

PaaS
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

PaaS Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

PaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PaaS across the City of London region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

PaaS Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 30 (60.00%) DevOps
2 29 (58.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (58.00%) Java
3 26 (52.00%) Finance
4 25 (50.00%) IaaS
5 22 (44.00%) TDD
6 20 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 18 (36.00%) Amazon AWS
7 18 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (32.00%) .NET
8 16 (32.00%) Cloud Foundry
9 14 (28.00%) Go
9 14 (28.00%) IBM
9 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
9 14 (28.00%) Ruby
10 13 (26.00%) Web Services
11 12 (24.00%) OpenStack
11 12 (24.00%) vSphere
11 12 (24.00%) Heroku
12 11 (22.00%) Splunk
12 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
12 11 (22.00%) Software Engineering
13 10 (20.00%) Banking
13 10 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (20.00%) VPN
13 10 (20.00%) Active Directory
13 10 (20.00%) Project Management
13 10 (20.00%) High Availability
13 10 (20.00%) Puppet
13 10 (20.00%) Docker

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of 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 16 (32.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 12 (24.00%) OpenStack
3 9 (18.00%) Confluence
4 2 (4.00%) JBoss
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (2.00%) Apache
5 1 (2.00%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.00%) Drupal
5 1 (2.00%) GemFire
5 1 (2.00%) IIS
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (2.00%) SAS
5 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (2.00%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 29 (58.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (50.00%) IaaS
3 18 (36.00%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (24.00%) Heroku
5 10 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
6 8 (16.00%) OpenShift
7 6 (12.00%) SaaS
8 2 (4.00%) Bluemix
8 2 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (2.00%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.00%) VPN
2 9 (18.00%) DMZ
3 3 (6.00%) Firewall
3 3 (6.00%) LAN
4 2 (4.00%) WAN
5 1 (2.00%) AMQP
5 1 (2.00%) DHCP
5 1 (2.00%) DNS
5 1 (2.00%) FCoE
5 1 (2.00%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.00%) HTTP
5 1 (2.00%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.00%) LDAP
5 1 (2.00%) MPLS
5 1 (2.00%) MQTT
5 1 (2.00%) Multicast
5 1 (2.00%) NAS
5 1 (2.00%) Network Security
5 1 (2.00%) SAN
5 1 (2.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 9 (18.00%) Redis
3 2 (4.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.00%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.00%) Big Data
4 1 (2.00%) Hazelcast
4 1 (2.00%) HBase
4 1 (2.00%) Infinispan
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (18.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 9 (18.00%) Git (software)
1 9 (18.00%) JIRA
1 9 (18.00%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 26 (52.00%) Finance
2 10 (20.00%) Banking
3 5 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.00%) Retail
5 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (26.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 13 (26.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (16.00%) Consultant
2 8 (16.00%) Java Engineer
3 7 (14.00%) Architect
4 6 (12.00%) Azure Consultant
5 5 (10.00%) Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Programme Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Cloud Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Migration Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Ruby Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Security Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.00%) .NET
2 13 (26.00%) Web Services
3 9 (18.00%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (6.00%) Middleware
5 2 (4.00%) RESTful
6 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.00%) Backbone.js
6 1 (2.00%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.00%) HTML
6 1 (2.00%) HTML5
6 1 (2.00%) Java EE
6 1 (2.00%) JPA
6 1 (2.00%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (2.00%) React
6 1 (2.00%) Rendezvous
6 1 (2.00%) SOAP
6 1 (2.00%) Spring
6 1 (2.00%) Ultra Messaging
6 1 (2.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.00%) Cloud Native
1 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (4.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (2.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.00%) Windows
2 6 (12.00%) Unix
3 5 (10.00%) Linux
3 5 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.00%) Mesosphere
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.00%) Solaris
5 1 (2.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (60.00%) DevOps
2 22 (44.00%) TDD
3 20 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 18 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (22.00%) Software Engineering
6 10 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (20.00%) High Availability
6 10 (20.00%) Project Management
7 9 (18.00%) BDD
8 6 (12.00%) SDLC
9 5 (10.00%) Migration
9 5 (10.00%) Open Source
9 5 (10.00%) Scrum
10 3 (6.00%) Investment Management
10 3 (6.00%) ITIL
10 3 (6.00%) Kanban
10 3 (6.00%) Multithreading
10 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2
10 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 29 (58.00%) Java
2 14 (28.00%) Go
2 14 (28.00%) Ruby
3 4 (8.00%) C++
4 3 (6.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (6.00%) C
5 2 (4.00%) C#
5 2 (4.00%) Perl
5 2 (4.00%) SQL
6 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Degree
1 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 12 (24.00%) vSphere
2 10 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (20.00%) Docker
3 3 (6.00%) Xen
4 2 (4.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (4.00%) XenServer
5 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.00%) KVM
5 1 (2.00%) NFS
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.00%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 10 (20.00%) Puppet
2 2 (4.00%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (4.00%) Mesos
2 2 (4.00%) Nagios
2 2 (4.00%) XenMobile
3 1 (2.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.00%) SCOM
3 1 (2.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (28.00%) IBM
1 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.00%) Splunk
3 6 (12.00%) Oracle
4 5 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.00%) AppDynamics
5 2 (4.00%) Cisco
5 2 (4.00%) Citrix
5 2 (4.00%) VMware
6 1 (2.00%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (2.00%) DataSynapse
6 1 (2.00%) EMC
6 1 (2.00%) Google
6 1 (2.00%) Intel
6 1 (2.00%) NetApp
6 1 (2.00%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.00%) Sybase
6 1 (2.00%) TIBCO
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