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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 151 173 198
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +25
Contract jobs citing PaaS 24 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.70% 0.28% 0.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.11% 4.51% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 12
Median daily rate £575 £525 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £421 £396
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £620 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
470 288 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.67% 6.22% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 233 164
Median daily rate £500 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £260 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Median hourly rate £44.62 £22.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.82% +3.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.92 £21.20 £20.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.32 £23.78 £21.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-29.00% +25.00%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 27 (61.36%) IaaS
2 18 (40.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (40.91%) Finance
3 15 (34.09%) Java
4 12 (27.27%) SaaS
5 11 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
5 11 (25.00%) DevOps
5 11 (25.00%) Project Management
6 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
6 10 (22.73%) Windows
6 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (20.45%) TDD
7 9 (20.45%) Unix
8 8 (18.18%) Oracle
8 8 (18.18%) Banking
8 8 (18.18%) Ruby
8 8 (18.18%) Go
8 8 (18.18%) OpenShift
9 7 (15.91%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (15.91%) TOGAF
9 7 (15.91%) Web Services
9 7 (15.91%) Linux
10 6 (13.64%) .NET
10 6 (13.64%) Software Engineering
10 6 (13.64%) Retail
10 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (13.64%) OpenStack
10 6 (13.64%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (13.64%) Apache Cassandra

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 11 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (13.64%) OpenStack
3 2 (4.55%) JBoss
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (2.27%) Apache
4 1 (2.27%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.27%) Confluence
4 1 (2.27%) GemFire
4 1 (2.27%) IIS
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (2.27%) SAS
4 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (2.27%) RMDS
2 1 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (61.36%) IaaS
2 18 (40.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (27.27%) SaaS
4 11 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (18.18%) OpenShift
6 6 (13.64%) Heroku
7 3 (6.82%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (4.55%) Apcera
8 2 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (4.55%) Bluemix
8 2 (4.55%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (2.27%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) WAN
2 4 (9.09%) Firewall
2 4 (9.09%) LAN
3 2 (4.55%) VPN
4 1 (2.27%) AMQP
4 1 (2.27%) DHCP
4 1 (2.27%) DMZ
4 1 (2.27%) DNS
4 1 (2.27%) FCoE
4 1 (2.27%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.27%) HTTP
4 1 (2.27%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.27%) LDAP
4 1 (2.27%) MPLS
4 1 (2.27%) MQTT
4 1 (2.27%) Multicast
4 1 (2.27%) NAS
4 1 (2.27%) Network Security
4 1 (2.27%) SAN
4 1 (2.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) Apache Cassandra
1 6 (13.64%) Redis
2 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.55%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (4.55%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.27%) Big Data
4 1 (2.27%) Hazelcast
4 1 (2.27%) HBase
4 1 (2.27%) Infinispan
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.27%) JIRA
1 1 (2.27%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 18 (40.91%) Finance
2 8 (18.18%) Banking
3 6 (13.64%) Retail
4 5 (11.36%) Investment Banking
5 4 (9.09%) Financial Institution
6 2 (4.55%) Law
6 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
7 1 (2.27%) Electronics
7 1 (2.27%) Legal
7 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
7 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (31.82%) Architect
2 8 (18.18%) Cloud Engineer
3 7 (15.91%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (15.91%) Project Manager
4 5 (11.36%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (11.36%) Java Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Oracle Project Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Programme Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Azure Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 2 (4.55%) SaaS Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) Web Services
2 6 (13.64%) .NET
2 6 (13.64%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (6.82%) HTML
3 3 (6.82%) HTML5
3 3 (6.82%) RESTful
4 2 (4.55%) CSS
5 1 (2.27%) Backbone.js
5 1 (2.27%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.27%) Java EE
5 1 (2.27%) JPA
5 1 (2.27%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (2.27%) Middleware
5 1 (2.27%) React
5 1 (2.27%) Rendezvous
5 1 (2.27%) SOAP
5 1 (2.27%) Spring
5 1 (2.27%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.82%) Cloud Native
3 2 (4.55%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.27%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.27%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.27%) Replication
4 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.73%) Windows
2 9 (20.45%) Unix
3 7 (15.91%) Linux
4 3 (6.82%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.55%) Mesosphere
6 1 (2.27%) Android
6 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.27%) Solaris
6 1 (2.27%) VMS
6 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) DevOps
1 11 (25.00%) Project Management
2 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (20.45%) TDD
4 7 (15.91%) Continuous Delivery
4 7 (15.91%) TOGAF
5 6 (13.64%) Software Engineering
5 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (11.36%) Open Source
6 5 (11.36%) PRINCE2
7 4 (9.09%) SDLC
8 3 (6.82%) API Design
8 3 (6.82%) Load Balancing
8 3 (6.82%) Scrum
8 3 (6.82%) Service Design
8 3 (6.82%) The Twelve-Factor App
9 2 (4.55%) Business Development
9 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.09%) Java
2 8 (18.18%) Go
2 8 (18.18%) Ruby
3 5 (11.36%) Perl
4 4 (9.09%) SQL
5 2 (4.55%) Python
6 1 (2.27%) C
6 1 (2.27%) C#
6 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) Degree
3 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) vSphere
2 4 (9.09%) Docker
3 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.55%) XenApp
4 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.27%) KVM
4 1 (2.27%) NFS
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.27%) SRDF
4 1 (2.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) Puppet
2 2 (4.55%) Mesos
2 2 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.27%) Ansible
3 1 (2.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (2.27%) SCOM
3 1 (2.27%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.27%) vRealize
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.18%) Oracle
3 5 (11.36%) Splunk
4 4 (9.09%) Cisco
4 4 (9.09%) IBM
5 3 (6.82%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.55%) Citrix
6 2 (4.55%) NetApp
6 2 (4.55%) Riverbed
6 2 (4.55%) VMware
7 1 (2.27%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (2.27%) DataSynapse
7 1 (2.27%) EMC
7 1 (2.27%) Google
7 1 (2.27%) Intel
7 1 (2.27%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.27%) SAP
7 1 (2.27%) Sybase
7 1 (2.27%) TIBCO
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