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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PaaS over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 88 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PaaS 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.45% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.22% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
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 - - -
PaaS
England

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
46 29 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.98% 1.74% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 1
Average daily rate £400 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 0
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.63% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £20.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.97% -21.15%

PaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PaaS across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 16 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire - 1 £475 -
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (50.00%) Gradle
2 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (50.00%) Maven
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 4 (40.00%) Web Services
3 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) Change Management
3 4 (40.00%) Kanban
3 4 (40.00%) IaaS
3 4 (40.00%) SaaS
3 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (40.00%) DevOps
4 3 (30.00%) Coaching
4 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (30.00%) Open Source
4 3 (30.00%) Firewall
4 3 (30.00%) Middleware
4 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) HTML
5 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
5 2 (20.00%) SAP
5 2 (20.00%) XML
5 2 (20.00%) XSD

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (20.00%) NetWeaver
1 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) SaaS
1 4 (40.00%) IaaS
2 1 (10.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) DMZ
2 2 (20.00%) HTTP
2 2 (20.00%) HTTPS
3 1 (10.00%) SSL
3 1 (10.00%) SAN
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) DB2
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (50.00%) Maven
2 5 (50.00%) Gradle
3 1 (10.00%) Ant
3 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Lead Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Web Services
2 3 (30.00%) Middleware
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) .NET
3 2 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (20.00%) XSD
3 2 (20.00%) JMS
3 2 (20.00%) WSDL
3 2 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (20.00%) JSON
3 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (20.00%) REST
4 1 (10.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Open Source
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Android
3 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (40.00%) Kanban
3 4 (40.00%) DevOps
3 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (40.00%) Change Management
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
4 3 (30.00%) Coaching
4 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (20.00%) Release Management
5 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (20.00%) SOA
6 1 (10.00%) Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) Ruby
2 1 (10.00%) Scala
2 1 (10.00%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) VirtualBox
2 1 (10.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Software AG
3 2 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (20.00%) SAP
3 2 (20.00%) IBM
3 2 (20.00%) Intel
3 2 (20.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) Google
4 1 (10.00%) hybris