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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 153 185 193
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +8
Contract jobs citing PaaS 16 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.48% 0.26% 0.30%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.07% 4.01% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 15
Median daily rate £550 £563 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £458 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £625 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £528
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £50.00 -
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
393 374 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.78% 6.39% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 274 178
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Median hourly rate £20.50 £25.75 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.38% +25.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.14 £25.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-35.43% +61.29%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 31 (60.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 31 (60.78%) DevOps
2 30 (58.82%) Java
3 25 (49.02%) Finance
3 25 (49.02%) TDD
4 23 (45.10%) IaaS
5 21 (41.18%) Continuous Delivery
6 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (37.25%) Amazon AWS
8 17 (33.33%) Cloud Foundry
8 17 (33.33%) .NET
9 16 (31.37%) Microsoft
10 15 (29.41%) Ruby
10 15 (29.41%) Software Engineering
10 15 (29.41%) Go
11 14 (27.45%) IBM
11 14 (27.45%) Web Services
12 13 (25.49%) SQL Server
12 13 (25.49%) OpenStack
12 13 (25.49%) vSphere
12 13 (25.49%) Heroku
13 12 (23.53%) Docker
14 11 (21.57%) Puppet
14 11 (21.57%) Apache Cassandra
14 11 (21.57%) Splunk
15 10 (19.61%) High Availability
15 10 (19.61%) RabbitMQ
15 10 (19.61%) Confluence
15 10 (19.61%) Git (software)
15 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 13 (25.49%) OpenStack
3 10 (19.61%) Confluence
4 2 (3.92%) IIS
4 2 (3.92%) JBoss
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (3.92%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.92%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.96%) Apache
5 1 (1.96%) Drupal
5 1 (1.96%) GemFire
5 1 (1.96%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.96%) SAS
5 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.96%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.96%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 31 (60.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (45.10%) IaaS
3 19 (37.25%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (25.49%) Heroku
5 10 (19.61%) Azure Active Directory
6 8 (15.69%) OpenShift
7 6 (11.76%) SaaS
8 2 (3.92%) Bluemix
8 2 (3.92%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (1.96%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (1.96%) Google App Engine
9 1 (1.96%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.61%) VPN
2 9 (17.65%) DMZ
3 3 (5.88%) Firewall
3 3 (5.88%) LAN
4 2 (3.92%) WAN
5 1 (1.96%) AMQP
5 1 (1.96%) DHCP
5 1 (1.96%) DNS
5 1 (1.96%) FCoE
5 1 (1.96%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.96%) HTTP
5 1 (1.96%) Internet
5 1 (1.96%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.96%) LDAP
5 1 (1.96%) MQTT
5 1 (1.96%) Multicast
5 1 (1.96%) NAS
5 1 (1.96%) Network Security
5 1 (1.96%) SAN
5 1 (1.96%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.49%) 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%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.96%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.96%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.96%) Hazelcast
5 1 (1.96%) HBase
5 1 (1.96%) Infinispan
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
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 25 (49.02%) Finance
2 10 (19.61%) Banking
3 5 (9.80%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (27.45%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (23.53%) Cloud Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Consultant
3 8 (15.69%) Java Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) Architect
4 7 (13.73%) Developer
5 6 (11.76%) Azure Consultant
6 5 (9.80%) Programme Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Cloud Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Migration Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Ruby Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Technical Architect
9 1 (1.96%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (33.33%) .NET
2 14 (27.45%) Web Services
3 10 (19.61%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (5.88%) Middleware
4 3 (5.88%) RESTful
5 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.92%) React
6 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.96%) Backbone.js
6 1 (1.96%) CSS
6 1 (1.96%) D3.js
6 1 (1.96%) HTML5
6 1 (1.96%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (1.96%) Node.js
6 1 (1.96%) Open Graph
6 1 (1.96%) Rendezvous
6 1 (1.96%) SOAP
6 1 (1.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.96%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.92%) Cloud Native
1 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
1 2 (3.92%) Virtual Team
2 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (1.96%) Replication
2 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.69%) Windows
2 6 (11.76%) Linux
3 5 (9.80%) Unix
3 5 (9.80%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.92%) Mesosphere
4 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.96%) Solaris
5 1 (1.96%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (60.78%) DevOps
2 25 (49.02%) TDD
3 21 (41.18%) Continuous Delivery
4 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (29.41%) Software Engineering
6 10 (19.61%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (19.61%) High Availability
7 9 (17.65%) BDD
8 8 (15.69%) Project Management
9 7 (13.73%) SDLC
10 6 (11.76%) Open Source
10 6 (11.76%) Scrum
11 5 (9.80%) Migration
12 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (5.88%) Investment Management
12 3 (5.88%) ITIL
12 3 (5.88%) Kanban
12 3 (5.88%) Multithreading
13 2 (3.92%) Technical Architecture
13 2 (3.92%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (58.82%) Java
2 15 (29.41%) Go
2 15 (29.41%) 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%) Perl
5 2 (3.92%) Python
6 1 (1.96%) ES6
6 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.96%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 13 (25.49%) vSphere
2 12 (23.53%) Docker
3 10 (19.61%) Active Directory
4 4 (7.84%) Xen
5 3 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (3.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (3.92%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.92%) XenServer
7 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.96%) KVM
7 1 (1.96%) NFS
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.96%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 11 (21.57%) 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%) XenMobile
3 1 (1.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.96%) SCOM
3 1 (1.96%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (31.37%) Microsoft
2 14 (27.45%) IBM
3 11 (21.57%) Splunk
4 4 (7.84%) Oracle
4 4 (7.84%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.88%) VMware
6 2 (3.92%) AppDynamics
6 2 (3.92%) Cisco
6 2 (3.92%) Citrix
6 2 (3.92%) Google
6 2 (3.92%) Sybase
7 1 (1.96%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.96%) Black Duck
7 1 (1.96%) DataSynapse
7 1 (1.96%) EMC
7 1 (1.96%) Intel
7 1 (1.96%) NetApp
7 1 (1.96%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.96%) PayPal
7 1 (1.96%) TIBCO