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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
London / City of London
Rank 100 135 175
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +40
Contract jobs citing PaaS 47 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.60% 0.53% 0.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.69% 8.38% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 13 10
Median daily rate £438 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £380 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £710 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £475
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
402 191 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.71% 6.30% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 149 200
Median daily rate £478 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £300 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £29.64 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +66.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.63 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-31.70% +13.88%

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 24 January 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 24 January 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 62 (81.58%) IaaS
2 35 (46.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (44.74%) Finance
4 30 (39.47%) Windows
5 29 (38.16%) Microsoft
6 27 (35.53%) TDD
7 26 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
8 24 (31.58%) SQL Server
9 23 (30.26%) Scrum
10 22 (28.95%) C#
11 21 (27.63%) SaaS
12 18 (23.68%) Web Services
12 18 (23.68%) JIRA
13 17 (22.37%) CRM
13 17 (22.37%) SharePoint
13 17 (22.37%) IIS
14 16 (21.05%) BizTalk Server
14 16 (21.05%) ERP
14 16 (21.05%) Logistics
14 16 (21.05%) Dynamics CRM
14 16 (21.05%) Dynamics AX
14 16 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 16 (21.05%) WCF
14 16 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
14 16 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
14 16 (21.05%) DevOps
15 15 (19.74%) Java
16 14 (18.42%) Amazon AWS
17 13 (17.11%) 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 (22.37%) IIS
1 17 (22.37%) SharePoint
2 16 (21.05%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (6.58%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (3.95%) JBoss
4 3 (3.95%) OpenStack
4 3 (3.95%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.63%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.63%) Confluence
5 2 (2.63%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.32%) Hubot
6 1 (1.32%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.32%) nginx
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.32%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (5.26%) MS Office
2 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.32%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 16 (21.05%) Dynamics AX
1 16 (21.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (3.95%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 62 (81.58%) IaaS
2 35 (46.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (27.63%) SaaS
4 14 (18.42%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (5.26%) Office 365
5 4 (5.26%) OpenShift
6 3 (3.95%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (2.63%) Datadog
7 2 (2.63%) GitHub
7 2 (2.63%) Heroku
8 1 (1.32%) Akamai
8 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.21%) LAN
1 7 (9.21%) WAN
2 5 (6.58%) DMARC
2 5 (6.58%) LDAP
3 4 (5.26%) Firewall
3 4 (5.26%) Internet
4 3 (3.95%) DKIM
4 3 (3.95%) SMTP
4 3 (3.95%) VPN
5 2 (2.63%) DMZ
6 1 (1.32%) Converged Networks
6 1 (1.32%) DNS
6 1 (1.32%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.32%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (1.32%) VoIP
6 1 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.32%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 16 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
2 16 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.95%) Data Mining
3 3 (3.95%) Redis
4 2 (2.63%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (2.63%) Big Data
4 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.63%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.63%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.63%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.63%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.63%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.63%) Squirro
5 1 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.32%) PowerPivot
5 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (23.68%) JIRA
2 16 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (6.58%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.63%) Bazaar
4 2 (2.63%) Bitbucket
4 2 (2.63%) Mercurial
4 2 (2.63%) Subversion
5 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 34 (44.74%) Finance
2 6 (7.89%) Retail
2 6 (7.89%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.26%) Banking
3 4 (5.26%) Electronics
3 4 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.26%) Marketing
4 3 (3.95%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.63%) Law
6 1 (1.32%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (31.58%) Developer
2 20 (26.32%) Architect
3 16 (21.05%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 16 (21.05%) Microsoft Developer
4 8 (10.53%) Cloud Architect
4 8 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (9.21%) Project Manager
6 6 (7.89%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Deployment Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Azure Architect
9 3 (3.95%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
9 3 (3.95%) Network Architect
9 3 (3.95%) Oracle Project Manager
9 3 (3.95%) Software Deployment Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Technical Architect
9 3 (3.95%) Technical Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
10 2 (2.63%) Author
10 2 (2.63%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.68%) Web Services
2 16 (21.05%) WCF
3 12 (15.79%) .NET
4 5 (6.58%) COM
4 5 (6.58%) HTML
5 3 (3.95%) CSS
5 3 (3.95%) HTML5
5 3 (3.95%) Middleware
6 2 (2.63%) Node.js
6 2 (2.63%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (2.63%) RESTful
6 2 (2.63%) SOAP
6 2 (2.63%) XML
7 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.32%) J2EE
7 1 (1.32%) jQuery
7 1 (1.32%) OAuth
7 1 (1.32%) SAML
7 1 (1.32%) Spring
7 1 (1.32%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.58%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.26%) User Experience
3 3 (3.95%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.63%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.32%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.32%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.32%) Fintech
5 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.32%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (1.32%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (39.47%) Windows
2 8 (10.53%) Linux
3 5 (6.58%) Unix
4 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.63%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.32%) Android
6 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.32%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (35.53%) TDD
2 26 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (30.26%) Scrum
5 17 (22.37%) CRM
6 16 (21.05%) DevOps
6 16 (21.05%) ERP
6 16 (21.05%) Logistics
7 13 (17.11%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (11.84%) Project Management
9 7 (9.21%) Open Source
9 7 (9.21%) TOGAF
10 6 (7.89%) Software Architecture
11 5 (6.58%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (6.58%) Migration
11 5 (6.58%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
12 4 (5.26%) High Availability
12 4 (5.26%) Programme Management
12 4 (5.26%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 22 (28.95%) C#
2 15 (19.74%) Java
3 9 (11.84%) PowerShell
4 6 (7.89%) Python
5 4 (5.26%) Go
5 4 (5.26%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.95%) Perl
6 3 (3.95%) Ruby
6 3 (3.95%) SQL
7 2 (2.63%) PHP
8 1 (1.32%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (14.47%) SC Cleared
1 11 (14.47%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.58%) Degree
3 3 (3.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.32%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) QA
2 3 (3.95%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 9 (11.84%) Docker
2 6 (7.89%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.63%) KVM
4 2 (2.63%) XenApp
5 1 (1.32%) vCloud
5 1 (1.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (9.21%) Puppet
2 3 (3.95%) Ansible
2 3 (3.95%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.95%) Terraform
3 2 (2.63%) Salt
4 1 (1.32%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.32%) Consul
4 1 (1.32%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.32%) Marathon
4 1 (1.32%) Mesos
4 1 (1.32%) OpenIDM
4 1 (1.32%) SCCM
4 1 (1.32%) vRealize
Vendors
1 29 (38.16%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.84%) Oracle
3 5 (6.58%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.26%) SAP
4 4 (5.26%) Splunk
4 4 (5.26%) VMware
5 3 (3.95%) Cisco
5 3 (3.95%) Riverbed
6 2 (2.63%) Citrix
6 2 (2.63%) Nuix
7 1 (1.32%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.32%) F5
7 1 (1.32%) ForgeRock
7 1 (1.32%) IBM
7 1 (1.32%) NetApp
7 1 (1.32%) Salesforce.com