The table below looks at the statistics for PaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PaaS over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 128 123 126
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing PaaS 13 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.46% 0.041% 0.18%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.22% 1.69% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 4
Average daily rate
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£475 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £500 £419
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +19.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.86 -
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 of England region.

Cloud Services Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
141 59 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.97% 2.43% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 34 27
Average daily rate £450 £298 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.26% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £190 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.18% -9.93%

PaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PaaS across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

PaaS Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

PaaS
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

PaaS Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

PaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PaaS across the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

PaaS Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

PaaS
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Cambridgeshire - 9 £475 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £325 -
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 11 (73.33%) DevOps
2 10 (66.67%) C#
2 10 (66.67%) .NET
2 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (60.00%) Jenkins
4 8 (53.33%) Puppet
4 8 (53.33%) Automated Testing
4 8 (53.33%) Git (software)
4 8 (53.33%) Change Management
4 8 (53.33%) Scrum
4 8 (53.33%) Configuration Management
5 5 (33.33%) Linux
5 5 (33.33%) Java
5 5 (33.33%) IaaS
6 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (20.00%) Amazon S3
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (13.33%) JPA
7 2 (13.33%) CentOS
7 2 (13.33%) Apache CXF
7 2 (13.33%) JSON
7 2 (13.33%) Spring
7 2 (13.33%) jQuery
7 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
7 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
7 2 (13.33%) CSS
7 2 (13.33%) SOAP
7 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
7 2 (13.33%) SQL

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) IaaS
2 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (20.00%) Amazon S3
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (13.33%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (13.33%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (53.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.67%) Hudson
3 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (6.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
1 8 (53.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Lead Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Data Centre Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Data Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Web Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) JPA
2 2 (13.33%) Apache CXF
2 2 (13.33%) JSON
2 2 (13.33%) Spring
2 2 (13.33%) jQuery
2 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
2 2 (13.33%) CSS
2 2 (13.33%) SOAP
2 2 (13.33%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) WSDL
2 2 (13.33%) Apache Camel
2 2 (13.33%) OSGi
2 2 (13.33%) REST
2 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) CentOS
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) DevOps
2 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (53.33%) Automated Testing
4 8 (53.33%) Change Management
4 8 (53.33%) Scrum
4 8 (53.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.67%) CQRS
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) TDD
5 1 (6.67%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
5 1 (6.67%) MVC
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) C#
2 5 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) AWS Certification
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB
1 1 (6.67%) PMP
1 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) Puppet
2 2 (13.33%) Vagrant
2 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (13.33%) OpenAM
3 1 (6.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
1 2 (13.33%) ForgeRock
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) EMC
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix
2 1 (6.67%) Juniper
2 1 (6.67%) BMC
2 1 (6.67%) NetApp
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (6.67%) VMware