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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 123 182 200
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +18
Contract jobs citing PaaS 36 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.04% 0.24% 0.29%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.94% 4.13% 7.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 10 16
Median daily rate £550 £525 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £335 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £683 £628 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
329 315 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.54% 5.75% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 230 170
Median daily rate £500 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £250 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 0
Median hourly rate £20.50 £16.57 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.73% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +78.57%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 29 (56.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (54.90%) DevOps
2 28 (54.90%) Java
3 24 (47.06%) TDD
3 24 (47.06%) IaaS
4 23 (45.10%) Finance
5 21 (41.18%) Continuous Delivery
6 19 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (33.33%) Cloud Foundry
8 16 (31.37%) Amazon AWS
8 16 (31.37%) .NET
8 16 (31.37%) Microsoft
9 15 (29.41%) Software Engineering
9 15 (29.41%) OpenStack
10 14 (27.45%) vSphere
11 13 (25.49%) Heroku
11 13 (25.49%) Go
11 13 (25.49%) Ruby
11 13 (25.49%) Web Services
12 12 (23.53%) SQL Server
12 12 (23.53%) IBM
12 12 (23.53%) Docker
13 11 (21.57%) Apache Cassandra
13 11 (21.57%) Splunk
14 10 (19.61%) Redis
14 10 (19.61%) RabbitMQ
14 10 (19.61%) Puppet
14 10 (19.61%) SaaS
14 10 (19.61%) Confluence
14 10 (19.61%) Continuous Integration

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 (33.33%) Cloud Foundry
2 15 (29.41%) OpenStack
3 10 (19.61%) Confluence
4 2 (3.92%) IIS
4 2 (3.92%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.92%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.96%) Apache
5 1 (1.96%) Drupal
5 1 (1.96%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.96%) Node.js
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.96%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 29 (56.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (47.06%) IaaS
3 16 (31.37%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (25.49%) Heroku
5 10 (19.61%) SaaS
6 9 (17.65%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (9.80%) OpenShift
8 1 (1.96%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (1.96%) Google App Engine
8 1 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.65%) DMZ
1 9 (17.65%) VPN
2 2 (3.92%) SAN
2 2 (3.92%) Wireless
3 1 (1.96%) FCoE
3 1 (1.96%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.96%) Firewall
3 1 (1.96%) HTTP
3 1 (1.96%) Internet
3 1 (1.96%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.96%) LAN
3 1 (1.96%) Multicast
3 1 (1.96%) NAS
3 1 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 11 (21.57%) Apache Cassandra
3 10 (19.61%) Redis
4 2 (3.92%) Couchbase
4 2 (3.92%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.92%) MySQL
4 2 (3.92%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.96%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.96%) Big Data
5 1 (1.96%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.96%) HBase
5 1 (1.96%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.96%) Power BI
5 1 (1.96%) QlikView
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (19.61%) Git (software)
1 10 (19.61%) JIRA
2 9 (17.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 9 (17.65%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.96%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.96%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.96%) Mocha
3 1 (1.96%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.96%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.96%) Subversion
3 1 (1.96%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (45.10%) Finance
2 8 (15.69%) Banking
3 3 (5.88%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.92%) Publishing
5 1 (1.96%) Games
5 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (23.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (21.57%) Cloud Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Consultant
3 8 (15.69%) Developer
3 8 (15.69%) Java Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) Architect
4 6 (11.76%) Azure Consultant
5 3 (5.88%) Cloud Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Programme Manager
6 2 (3.92%) Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
6 2 (3.92%) Java Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Security Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Senior Security Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Software Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (31.37%) .NET
2 13 (25.49%) Web Services
3 10 (19.61%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (5.88%) Middleware
5 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (3.92%) jQuery
5 2 (3.92%) RESTful
6 1 (1.96%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.96%) CSS
6 1 (1.96%) D3.js
6 1 (1.96%) Open Graph
6 1 (1.96%) React
6 1 (1.96%) Rendezvous
6 1 (1.96%) Silverlight
6 1 (1.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.96%) Ultra Messaging
6 1 (1.96%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.88%) User Experience
2 2 (3.92%) SCADA
3 1 (1.96%) CMDB
3 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.96%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.73%) Windows
2 5 (9.80%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.88%) Linux
4 2 (3.92%) Mesosphere
4 2 (3.92%) Unix
4 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (54.90%) DevOps
2 24 (47.06%) TDD
3 21 (41.18%) Continuous Delivery
4 19 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (29.41%) Software Engineering
6 10 (19.61%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (17.65%) BDD
7 9 (17.65%) High Availability
8 6 (11.76%) Project Management
8 6 (11.76%) SDLC
9 5 (9.80%) Migration
9 5 (9.80%) Scrum
9 5 (9.80%) TOGAF
10 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (5.88%) Investment Management
11 3 (5.88%) Kanban
11 3 (5.88%) Multithreading
11 3 (5.88%) MVC
12 2 (3.92%) Cybersecurity
12 2 (3.92%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 28 (54.90%) Java
2 13 (25.49%) Go
2 13 (25.49%) Ruby
3 4 (7.84%) Bash Shell
3 4 (7.84%) C++
3 4 (7.84%) SQL
4 3 (5.88%) C
4 3 (5.88%) C#
5 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.92%) Perl
5 2 (3.92%) Python
6 1 (1.96%) ES6
6 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.96%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) CISM
1 2 (3.92%) CISSP
1 2 (3.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 2 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (27.45%) vSphere
2 12 (23.53%) Docker
3 9 (17.65%) Active Directory
4 4 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (7.84%) Xen
5 3 (5.88%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (3.92%) Hyper-V
6 2 (3.92%) XenServer
7 1 (1.96%) KVM
7 1 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.96%) NFS
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.96%) SRDF
7 1 (1.96%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (19.61%) Puppet
2 2 (3.92%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (3.92%) Mesos
2 2 (3.92%) Nagios
2 2 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.92%) SCCM
2 2 (3.92%) XenMobile
3 1 (1.96%) CFEngine
3 1 (1.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (31.37%) Microsoft
2 12 (23.53%) IBM
3 11 (21.57%) Splunk
4 5 (9.80%) VMware
5 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.92%) AppDynamics
6 2 (3.92%) Citrix
6 2 (3.92%) Oracle
6 2 (3.92%) Sage
6 2 (3.92%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.92%) Sybase
7 1 (1.96%) Black Duck
7 1 (1.96%) Cisco
7 1 (1.96%) EMC
7 1 (1.96%) Facebook
7 1 (1.96%) NetApp
7 1 (1.96%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.96%) PayPal
7 1 (1.96%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.96%) Tableau