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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
London / City of London
Rank 109 133 183
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +50
Contract jobs citing PaaS 44 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.49% 0.54% 0.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.89% 7.23% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 12 7
Median daily rate £488 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £378 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £595 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -

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
404 235 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.70% 7.49% 5.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 190 210
Median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £321 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £19.16 £29.64 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.36% +66.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -8.25%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017, 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 58 (81.69%) IaaS
2 37 (52.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (42.25%) Microsoft
4 28 (39.44%) Windows
4 28 (39.44%) Finance
4 28 (39.44%) TDD
5 26 (36.62%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (36.62%) SQL Server
6 24 (33.80%) Business Intelligence
7 23 (32.39%) C#
7 23 (32.39%) Scrum
8 19 (26.76%) SaaS
9 18 (25.35%) JIRA
9 18 (25.35%) Web Services
10 17 (23.94%) CRM
10 17 (23.94%) SharePoint
10 17 (23.94%) IIS
10 17 (23.94%) BizTalk Server
11 16 (22.54%) ERP
11 16 (22.54%) Logistics
11 16 (22.54%) Dynamics CRM
11 16 (22.54%) Dynamics AX
11 16 (22.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 16 (22.54%) WCF
11 16 (22.54%) SQL Server 2008
11 16 (22.54%) Team Foundation Server
11 16 (22.54%) DevOps
12 15 (21.13%) Amazon AWS
13 14 (19.72%) Java
14 13 (18.31%) .NET

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 17 (23.94%) BizTalk Server
1 17 (23.94%) IIS
1 17 (23.94%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.04%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (5.63%) OpenStack
4 3 (4.23%) JBoss
4 3 (4.23%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.82%) Confluence
5 2 (2.82%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (1.41%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.41%) Hubot
6 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.41%) nginx
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.41%) Predix
6 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) MS Office
2 2 (2.82%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.41%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 16 (22.54%) Dynamics AX
1 16 (22.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (5.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 58 (81.69%) IaaS
2 37 (52.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (26.76%) SaaS
4 15 (21.13%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (5.63%) Office 365
6 3 (4.23%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (2.82%) Datadog
7 2 (2.82%) GitHub
7 2 (2.82%) Heroku
7 2 (2.82%) OpenShift
8 1 (1.41%) Akamai
8 1 (1.41%) Bluemix
8 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.41%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.27%) LAN
2 6 (8.45%) LDAP
2 6 (8.45%) WAN
3 5 (7.04%) DMARC
4 4 (5.63%) Internet
5 3 (4.23%) DKIM
5 3 (4.23%) Firewall
5 3 (4.23%) SMTP
5 3 (4.23%) VPN
6 2 (2.82%) DMZ
6 2 (2.82%) DNS
6 2 (2.82%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.41%) Converged Networks
7 1 (1.41%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (1.41%) VoIP
7 1 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.41%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (36.62%) SQL Server
2 16 (22.54%) SQL Server 2008
2 16 (22.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.63%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.23%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (4.23%) Big Data
4 3 (4.23%) Data Mining
4 3 (4.23%) Redis
5 2 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.82%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.82%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.41%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.41%) PowerPivot
6 1 (1.41%) SAP HANA
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.41%) Squirro
Development Applications
1 18 (25.35%) JIRA
2 16 (22.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (7.04%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.82%) Bazaar
4 2 (2.82%) Bitbucket
4 2 (2.82%) Mercurial
4 2 (2.82%) Subversion
5 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.41%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 28 (39.44%) Finance
2 6 (8.45%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.63%) Electronics
3 4 (5.63%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.63%) Marketing
4 3 (4.23%) Retail
5 2 (2.82%) Banking
6 1 (1.41%) Advertising
6 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (32.39%) Developer
2 20 (28.17%) Architect
3 16 (22.54%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 16 (22.54%) Microsoft Developer
4 9 (12.68%) Infrastructure Architect
5 8 (11.27%) Cloud Architect
6 6 (8.45%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Deployment Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Azure Architect
8 4 (5.63%) Consultant
8 4 (5.63%) Project Manager
9 3 (4.23%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
9 3 (4.23%) Software Deployment Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Technical Architect
9 3 (4.23%) Technical Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
10 2 (2.82%) Applications Developer
10 2 (2.82%) Author
10 2 (2.82%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (25.35%) Web Services
2 16 (22.54%) WCF
3 13 (18.31%) .NET
4 5 (7.04%) COM
5 4 (5.63%) HTML
6 3 (4.23%) Middleware
7 2 (2.82%) CSS
7 2 (2.82%) HTML5
7 2 (2.82%) J2EE
7 2 (2.82%) Node.js
7 2 (2.82%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (2.82%) SOAP
7 2 (2.82%) XML
8 1 (1.41%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (1.41%) jQuery
8 1 (1.41%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (1.41%) OAuth
8 1 (1.41%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (1.41%) RESTful
8 1 (1.41%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.23%) Private Cloud
2 3 (4.23%) User Experience
3 2 (2.82%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.41%) Fintech
4 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.41%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 28 (39.44%) Windows
2 7 (9.86%) Linux
3 3 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.82%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.82%) Unix
4 2 (2.82%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (39.44%) TDD
2 26 (36.62%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (33.80%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (32.39%) Scrum
5 17 (23.94%) CRM
6 16 (22.54%) DevOps
6 16 (22.54%) ERP
6 16 (22.54%) Logistics
7 13 (18.31%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (9.86%) Open Source
9 6 (8.45%) Project Management
9 6 (8.45%) Software Architecture
10 5 (7.04%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (7.04%) Migration
10 5 (7.04%) TOGAF
11 4 (5.63%) Digital Marketing
11 4 (5.63%) High Availability
11 4 (5.63%) Programme Management
11 4 (5.63%) Service Design
11 4 (5.63%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 23 (32.39%) C#
2 14 (19.72%) Java
3 10 (14.08%) PowerShell
4 5 (7.04%) SQL
5 4 (5.63%) Go
5 4 (5.63%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.63%) Python
6 3 (4.23%) Ruby
7 2 (2.82%) PHP
8 1 (1.41%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (1.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (15.49%) SC Cleared
1 11 (15.49%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.04%) Degree
3 2 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.41%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) QA
2 3 (4.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 8 (11.27%) Docker
2 7 (9.86%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.82%) KVM
4 2 (2.82%) vCloud
5 1 (1.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (8.45%) Puppet
2 3 (4.23%) Terraform
3 2 (2.82%) Ansible
3 2 (2.82%) OpenIDM
3 2 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.82%) Salt
4 1 (1.41%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.41%) Consul
4 1 (1.41%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.41%) Marathon
4 1 (1.41%) Mesos
4 1 (1.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (42.25%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.45%) Oracle
3 5 (7.04%) SAP
4 4 (5.63%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.63%) Splunk
4 4 (5.63%) VMware
5 2 (2.82%) Cisco
5 2 (2.82%) ForgeRock
5 2 (2.82%) IBM
5 2 (2.82%) Nuix
6 1 (1.41%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.41%) F5
6 1 (1.41%) NetApp
6 1 (1.41%) Riverbed
6 1 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
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