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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PaaS over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 189 215 222
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +7
Contract jobs citing PaaS 12 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.13% 0.076%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.74% 5.92% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 5
Average daily rate
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£450 £413 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £308 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £535 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £423 £328
% change year-on-year
+12.35% +29.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
178 152 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.07% 2.13% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 115 65
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £251 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -62.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -21.15%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 17 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (44.12%) SaaS
2 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
2 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (41.18%) C#
3 14 (41.18%) IaaS
4 11 (32.35%) SQL
4 11 (32.35%) Linux
5 10 (29.41%) MS Excel
5 10 (29.41%) .NET
5 10 (29.41%) HTTP
5 10 (29.41%) TDD
6 9 (26.47%) MVC
6 9 (26.47%) Multithreading
6 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET
6 9 (26.47%) Web Services
6 9 (26.47%) Windows
6 9 (26.47%) Azure SQL Database
6 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (20.59%) SOA
8 6 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (17.65%) DevOps
9 5 (14.71%) Puppet
9 5 (14.71%) OO
9 5 (14.71%) XML
9 5 (14.71%) IIS
9 5 (14.71%) NUnit
9 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
10 4 (11.76%) WCF
10 4 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (14.71%) IIS
2 4 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (5.88%) Apache Pig
4 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 1 (2.94%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.94%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (2.94%) Tuxedo
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 10 (29.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (44.12%) SaaS
3 14 (41.18%) IaaS
4 3 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (5.88%) OpenShift
6 1 (2.94%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 10 (29.41%) HTTP
2 4 (11.76%) Firewall
3 2 (5.88%) Internet
3 2 (5.88%) SNMP
4 1 (2.94%) VPN
4 1 (2.94%) DNS
4 1 (2.94%) SSL
4 1 (2.94%) MPLS
4 1 (2.94%) LDAP
4 1 (2.94%) LAN
4 1 (2.94%) WAN
4 1 (2.94%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) MongoDB
2 4 (11.76%) Hadoop
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (8.82%) Big Data
4 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) NUnit
2 4 (11.76%) JIRA
2 4 (11.76%) Bugzilla
2 4 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.88%) RSpec
4 1 (2.94%) JSUnit
4 1 (2.94%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.94%) MSTest
4 1 (2.94%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.94%) QUnit
4 1 (2.94%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.94%) Selenium
4 1 (2.94%) Maven
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
1 3 (8.82%) Advertising
2 2 (5.88%) Legal
2 2 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Developer
2 8 (23.53%) C# Developer
3 7 (20.59%) Architect
4 5 (14.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (11.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (11.76%) BizTalk Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Senior BizTalk Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Service Transition Manager
6 3 (8.82%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Service Manager
6 3 (8.82%) Transition Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Lead Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Python Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (29.41%) .NET
2 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET
2 9 (26.47%) Web Services
2 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (14.71%) XML
4 4 (11.76%) WCF
4 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
4 4 (11.76%) XSD
4 4 (11.76%) XSL
5 3 (8.82%) REST
6 2 (5.88%) JSON
6 2 (5.88%) RESTful
7 1 (2.94%) HTML5
7 1 (2.94%) CSS3
7 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (2.94%) Middleware
7 1 (2.94%) SAML
7 1 (2.94%) CSS
7 1 (2.94%) HTML
7 1 (2.94%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Open Source
2 2 (5.88%) Mathematics
2 2 (5.88%) Physics
2 2 (5.88%) Social Network
3 1 (2.94%) DataPower
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.94%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) Linux
2 9 (26.47%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (29.41%) TDD
3 9 (26.47%) MVC
3 9 (26.47%) Multithreading
4 7 (20.59%) SOA
5 6 (17.65%) DevOps
6 5 (14.71%) OO
6 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
7 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (11.76%) Refactoring
7 4 (11.76%) OOP
7 4 (11.76%) CRM
7 4 (11.76%) EAI
7 4 (11.76%) Data Modelling
7 4 (11.76%) OOD
7 4 (11.76%) CQRS
8 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
8 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce
8 3 (8.82%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (41.18%) C#
2 11 (32.35%) SQL
3 3 (8.82%) Java
4 2 (5.88%) Ruby
4 2 (5.88%) Erlang
4 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.88%) C
4 2 (5.88%) Python
4 2 (5.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
1 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
1 2 (5.88%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (14.71%) Puppet
3 2 (5.88%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.94%) ZABBIX
4 1 (2.94%) logstash
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (2.94%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) Citrix
3 2 (5.88%) VMware
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) Cisco
3 2 (5.88%) Cognizant
3 2 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (2.94%) F5
4 1 (2.94%) EMC
4 1 (2.94%) NetApp
4 1 (2.94%) IBM
4 1 (2.94%) Juniper
4 1 (2.94%) BMC
4 1 (2.94%) Google