The first table below looks at the demand for PaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PaaS over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the City of London region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 174 214 219
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +5
Contract jobs citing PaaS 21 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.37% 0.056% 0.026%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.38% 2.58% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 2
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.00% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £303 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £323 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £518 £425 £452
% change year-on-year
+21.76% -5.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Services Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
157 155 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.74% 2.18% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 116 68
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £34.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-52.94% +151.85%
PaaS
London

PaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PaaS across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 20 (54.05%) SaaS
2 19 (51.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (43.24%) IaaS
4 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
4 15 (40.54%) C#
5 12 (32.43%) SOA
5 12 (32.43%) HTTP
6 11 (29.73%) Web Services
7 10 (27.03%) SQL
7 10 (27.03%) .NET
7 10 (27.03%) Linux
7 10 (27.03%) MS Excel
7 10 (27.03%) TDD
8 9 (24.32%) MVC
8 9 (24.32%) Multithreading
8 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET
8 9 (24.32%) Windows
8 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (24.32%) Azure SQL Database
9 8 (21.62%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (21.62%) DevOps
9 8 (21.62%) XML
9 8 (21.62%) OO
9 8 (21.62%) Unit Testing
10 7 (18.92%) Puppet
11 6 (16.22%) NUnit
12 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (13.51%) Bugzilla
12 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (13.51%) Team Foundation Server

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 5 (13.51%) IIS
1 5 (13.51%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.41%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 1 (2.70%) Tuxedo
3 1 (2.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (27.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (54.05%) SaaS
2 19 (51.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (43.24%) IaaS
4 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (8.11%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.70%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (2.70%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 12 (32.43%) HTTP
2 4 (10.81%) Firewall
3 3 (8.11%) SSL
4 2 (5.41%) tcpdump
4 2 (5.41%) Wireshark
5 1 (2.70%) MPLS
5 1 (2.70%) Internet
5 1 (2.70%) SNMP
5 1 (2.70%) VPN
5 1 (2.70%) LAN
5 1 (2.70%) VoIP
5 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) Azure SQL Database
2 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
3 4 (10.81%) MongoDB
4 3 (8.11%) Hadoop
4 3 (8.11%) Big Data
4 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.41%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) NUnit
2 5 (13.51%) Bugzilla
2 5 (13.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (13.51%) JIRA
3 2 (5.41%) RSpec
4 1 (2.70%) Maven
4 1 (2.70%) Selenium
4 1 (2.70%) JSUnit
4 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.70%) MSTest
4 1 (2.70%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.70%) QUnit
4 1 (2.70%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
1 3 (8.11%) Advertising
2 2 (5.41%) Legal
2 2 (5.41%) Marketing
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Developer
2 8 (21.62%) Architect
2 8 (21.62%) C# Developer
3 5 (13.51%) BizTalk Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Senior BizTalk Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Senior Developer
3 5 (13.51%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (10.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Transition Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Service Manager
5 3 (8.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Service Transition Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Integration Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Python Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Lead Technical Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (29.73%) Web Services
2 10 (27.03%) .NET
3 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET
3 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (21.62%) XML
5 5 (13.51%) WCF
5 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
5 5 (13.51%) XSD
5 5 (13.51%) XSL
5 5 (13.51%) REST
6 4 (10.81%) JSON
7 3 (8.11%) Middleware
8 2 (5.41%) HATEOAS
8 2 (5.41%) Android SDK
8 2 (5.41%) OpenID
8 2 (5.41%) RESTful
8 2 (5.41%) SOAP
8 2 (5.41%) OAuth
9 1 (2.70%) Ajax
9 1 (2.70%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Open Source
2 2 (5.41%) Mathematics
2 2 (5.41%) Physics
2 2 (5.41%) Social Network
3 1 (2.70%) PKI
3 1 (2.70%) DataPower
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) Linux
2 9 (24.32%) Windows
3 2 (5.41%) Android
4 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) SOA
2 10 (27.03%) TDD
3 9 (24.32%) MVC
3 9 (24.32%) Multithreading
4 8 (21.62%) DevOps
4 8 (21.62%) OO
4 8 (21.62%) Unit Testing
5 5 (13.51%) Refactoring
5 5 (13.51%) OOP
5 5 (13.51%) CRM
5 5 (13.51%) EAI
5 5 (13.51%) Data Modelling
5 5 (13.51%) OOD
6 4 (10.81%) CQRS
6 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (8.11%) TOGAF
7 3 (8.11%) Change Management
7 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
7 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
7 3 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) C#
2 10 (27.03%) SQL
3 5 (13.51%) Java
4 2 (5.41%) Scala
4 2 (5.41%) Python
4 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.41%) C
4 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.41%) Erlang
4 2 (5.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) CISSP
2 2 (5.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (18.92%) Puppet
3 4 (10.81%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (2.70%) logstash
Vendors
1 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) Citrix
3 3 (8.11%) Google
4 2 (5.41%) WSO2
4 2 (5.41%) Akamai
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco
4 2 (5.41%) Cognizant
4 2 (5.41%) VMware
5 1 (2.70%) NetApp
5 1 (2.70%) IBM
5 1 (2.70%) Juniper
5 1 (2.70%) BMC
5 1 (2.70%) HP
5 1 (2.70%) EMC
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle
5 1 (2.70%) F5
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