The table below looks at the statistics for PaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PaaS over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
England / East Midlands
Rank 73 94 87
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -7
Contract jobs citing PaaS 20 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.37% 0.13% 0.068%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.99% 2.86% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 1
Median daily rate £565 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.05% -4.06%
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 East Midlands region.

Cloud Services Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
143 70 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 9.77% 4.64% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 40 36
Median daily rate £475 £369 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.81% -7.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £228 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £545 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Median hourly rate £18.75 £12.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -47.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-36.36% +22.22%

PaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing PaaS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Cloud Services category.

PaaS Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

PaaS
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PaaS across the East Midlands region.

PaaS Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

PaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PaaS across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

PaaS Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

PaaS
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire - 11 £565 -
Leicestershire +7 4 £301 -16.46%
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £335 -
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 28 (90.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (64.52%) IaaS
3 18 (58.06%) Linux
4 16 (51.61%) Microsoft
4 16 (51.61%) MongoDB
5 15 (48.39%) Amazon AWS
6 14 (45.16%) E-Commerce
6 14 (45.16%) SQL
7 13 (41.94%) Power BI
8 12 (38.71%) HDInsight
8 12 (38.71%) Docker
8 12 (38.71%) Apache Spark
8 12 (38.71%) Node.js
8 12 (38.71%) REST
9 10 (32.26%) C#
9 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (32.26%) Software Engineering
10 7 (22.58%) Azure Machine Learning
10 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (22.58%) SaaS
10 7 (22.58%) Machine Learning
10 7 (22.58%) Scala
10 7 (22.58%) Degree
10 7 (22.58%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (22.58%) .NET
11 6 (19.35%) Windows
11 6 (19.35%) Python
11 6 (19.35%) Migration
11 6 (19.35%) JSON

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 12 (38.71%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) nginx
2 1 (3.23%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 28 (90.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (64.52%) IaaS
3 15 (48.39%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (22.58%) Azure Machine Learning
4 7 (22.58%) SaaS
5 1 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) HTTP
2 1 (3.23%) AMQP
2 1 (3.23%) DNS
2 1 (3.23%) SSL
2 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (51.61%) MongoDB
2 13 (41.94%) Power BI
3 12 (38.71%) HDInsight
4 7 (22.58%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (19.35%) NoSQL
6 5 (16.13%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (16.13%) Data Lake
6 5 (16.13%) Hadoop
6 5 (16.13%) InfluxDB
6 5 (16.13%) OpenTSDB
6 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (12.90%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (12.90%) Big Data
8 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (16.13%) Aerospace
2 4 (12.90%) Advertising
3 2 (6.45%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Marketing
3 2 (6.45%) Retail
3 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) Node.js Developer
3 8 (25.81%) MongoDB Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Architect
5 5 (16.13%) Azure Architect
5 5 (16.13%) C# Developer
5 5 (16.13%) Data Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Web Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Migration Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Platform Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Azure Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Azure DevOps
8 1 (3.23%) Azure Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Cloud Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Data Migration Architect
8 1 (3.23%) DevOps Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (38.71%) Node.js
1 12 (38.71%) REST
2 7 (22.58%) .NET
3 6 (19.35%) JSON
4 5 (16.13%) XML
5 3 (9.68%) Web Services
6 1 (3.23%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.13%) Mathematics
3 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.45%) Fintech
5 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.23%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 18 (58.06%) Linux
2 6 (19.35%) Windows
3 5 (16.13%) Mac OS X
3 5 (16.13%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.23%) AIX
4 1 (3.23%) Unix
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000
4 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) E-Commerce
2 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) Software Engineering
3 7 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (22.58%) Machine Learning
4 6 (19.35%) Migration
5 5 (16.13%) Business Analysis
5 5 (16.13%) Business Process Improvement
5 5 (16.13%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (16.13%) Data Validation
5 5 (16.13%) DevOps
5 5 (16.13%) ETL
5 5 (16.13%) GAP Analysis
5 5 (16.13%) Process Improvement
5 5 (16.13%) Validation
6 4 (12.90%) Automated Testing
6 4 (12.90%) Re-Platforming
7 3 (9.68%) ITIL
7 3 (9.68%) Web Development
8 2 (6.45%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) SQL
2 10 (32.26%) C#
3 7 (22.58%) Scala
4 6 (19.35%) PowerShell
4 6 (19.35%) Python
5 5 (16.13%) R
6 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.23%) Go
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (38.71%) Docker
2 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Consul
1 1 (3.23%) HAProxy
1 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) MuleSoft
2 5 (16.13%) Tableau
2 5 (16.13%) Talend
3 1 (3.23%) Rackspace
3 1 (3.23%) VMware