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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 137 178 199
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +21
Contract jobs citing PaaS 16 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.51% 0.19% 0.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.66% 3.80% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 6
Average daily rate £500 £500 £531
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £445 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £475 £580
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -18.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £29.86
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
209 263 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.64% 5.12% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 198 102
Average daily rate £450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £29.64 £17.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.98% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
-13.35% +30.62%

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 12 February 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 12 February 2016, 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 15 (53.57%) IaaS
2 12 (42.86%) SaaS
3 11 (39.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (32.14%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
5 8 (28.57%) Finance
6 7 (25.00%) SQL
7 6 (21.43%) MVC
7 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (21.43%) DevOps
8 5 (17.86%) Puppet
8 5 (17.86%) MongoDB
8 5 (17.86%) NoSQL
8 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
8 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (17.86%) C#
8 5 (17.86%) Java
8 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
9 4 (14.29%) MySQL
9 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
9 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
9 4 (14.29%) .NET
9 4 (14.29%) Windows
9 4 (14.29%) Linux
9 4 (14.29%) Python
9 4 (14.29%) TDD
9 4 (14.29%) VMware
9 4 (14.29%) Subversion
9 4 (14.29%) TOGAF
9 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (14.29%) OpenStack
2 3 (10.71%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (10.71%) NServiceBus
2 3 (10.71%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.14%) Apache Spark
3 2 (7.14%) nginx
3 2 (7.14%) Node.js
3 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.57%) Apache Solr
4 1 (3.57%) Confluence
4 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.57%) IIS
4 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.57%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
2 1 (3.57%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 15 (53.57%) IaaS
2 12 (42.86%) SaaS
3 11 (39.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (32.14%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (10.71%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (7.14%) Google Compute Engine
7 1 (3.57%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (3.57%) Google App Engine
7 1 (3.57%) Heroku
7 1 (3.57%) Office 365
7 1 (3.57%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) Firewall
1 3 (10.71%) Internet
1 3 (10.71%) Wireless
2 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.57%) SAN
3 1 (3.57%) VLAN
3 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) MongoDB
1 5 (17.86%) NoSQL
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) MySQL
3 3 (10.71%) Apache Hive
3 3 (10.71%) Neo4j
3 3 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (7.14%) Couchbase
4 2 (7.14%) Hadoop
4 2 (7.14%) Redis
5 1 (3.57%) Big Data
5 1 (3.57%) CouchDB
5 1 (3.57%) Mahout
5 1 (3.57%) Power BI
5 1 (3.57%) QlikView
5 1 (3.57%) RavenDB
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
2 4 (14.29%) Subversion
3 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.14%) Selenium
3 2 (7.14%) SpecFlow
3 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.57%) Artifactory
4 1 (3.57%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.57%) Jasmine
4 1 (3.57%) JIRA
4 1 (3.57%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (3.57%) Mercurial
4 1 (3.57%) Mocha
4 1 (3.57%) Moq
4 1 (3.57%) NUnit
4 1 (3.57%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.57%) VisualAge
4 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
2 2 (7.14%) Publishing
3 1 (3.57%) Back Office
3 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.57%) Games
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Architect
1 6 (21.43%) Developer
2 4 (14.29%) Consultant
3 3 (10.71%) Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Security Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Senior Security Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Azure Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Salesforce.com Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Agile Developer
5 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Azure Architect
5 1 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) .NET
1 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (14.29%) jQuery
2 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (10.71%) CSS
2 3 (10.71%) HTML
2 3 (10.71%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (10.71%) Web Services
3 2 (7.14%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (7.14%) Middleware
3 2 (7.14%) MSMQ
3 2 (7.14%) RESTful
3 2 (7.14%) Spring
3 2 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (7.14%) WCF
4 1 (3.57%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (3.57%) J2ME
4 1 (3.57%) Lucene
4 1 (3.57%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) SCADA
2 3 (10.71%) User Experience
3 2 (7.14%) Derivative
4 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.57%) CMDB
4 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.57%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Linux
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) CentOS
2 2 (7.14%) Debian
2 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.57%) Unix
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (21.43%) DevOps
1 6 (21.43%) MVC
2 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (14.29%) SDLC
3 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 4 (14.29%) TDD
3 4 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 3 (10.71%) Automated Testing
4 3 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (10.71%) CRM
4 3 (10.71%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (10.71%) Network Design
4 3 (10.71%) Open Source
4 3 (10.71%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (7.14%) B2B
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL
5 2 (7.14%) SOA
5 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (17.86%) C#
2 5 (17.86%) Java
3 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.29%) Python
4 3 (10.71%) Go
5 2 (7.14%) Perl
5 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.57%) ES6
6 1 (3.57%) Ruby
6 1 (3.57%) Scala
6 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.57%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) CISM
1 3 (10.71%) CISSP
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 3 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Docker
2 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.14%) vSphere
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.57%) Xen
3 1 (3.57%) XenApp
3 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Puppet
2 4 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (7.14%) Ansible
3 2 (7.14%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (7.14%) Kubernetes
3 2 (7.14%) Mesos
3 2 (7.14%) Nagios
3 2 (7.14%) SCCM
4 1 (3.57%) CFEngine
4 1 (3.57%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Intune
4 1 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) VMware
3 3 (10.71%) Google
3 3 (10.71%) Rackspace
4 2 (7.14%) AppDynamics
4 2 (7.14%) HP
4 2 (7.14%) IBM
4 2 (7.14%) Sage
4 2 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.57%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.57%) Black Duck
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix
5 1 (3.57%) Coverity
5 1 (3.57%) Facebook
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle
5 1 (3.57%) PayPal
5 1 (3.57%) Sybase
5 1 (3.57%) Tableau
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