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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PaaS over the 3 months to 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
England / East of England
Rank 107 115 117
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Contract jobs citing PaaS 14 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.67% 0.42% 0.59%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.71% 5.21% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 14
Median daily rate £450 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
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 of England region.

Cloud Services Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
245 192 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 11.72% 8.11% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 131 92
Median daily rate £450 £460 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% -3.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £322 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £623 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 6
Median hourly rate £36.50 £15.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+135.48% +29.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.63 £15.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £15.50 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -13.35%

PaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 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 24 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 February 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
Cambridgeshire +7 8 £515 +24.84%
Hertfordshire -1 3 £450 -14.28% 1
Essex - 2 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £375 - 1
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 of England region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 24 (77.42%) IaaS
2 23 (74.19%) Node.js
2 23 (74.19%) E-Commerce
3 22 (70.97%) Linux
4 21 (67.74%) REST
4 21 (67.74%) Docker
5 18 (58.06%) JavaScript
6 17 (54.84%) Microsoft Azure
7 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (45.16%) Ubuntu
8 14 (45.16%) Amazon AWS
8 14 (45.16%) Continuous Delivery
9 13 (41.94%) .NET
10 12 (38.71%) HTTP
10 12 (38.71%) Software Engineering
10 12 (38.71%) MongoDB
11 10 (32.26%) Scrum
11 10 (32.26%) DNS
12 9 (29.03%) SSL
12 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
12 9 (29.03%) Python
12 9 (29.03%) Windows
12 9 (29.03%) Git (software)
12 9 (29.03%) JSON
12 9 (29.03%) Opscode Chef
13 8 (25.81%) CoreOS
13 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (25.81%) Kanban
13 8 (25.81%) TDD
13 8 (25.81%) SOA

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 1 (3.23%) nginx
1 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 24 (77.42%) IaaS
2 17 (54.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (45.16%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (19.35%) SaaS
5 4 (12.90%) Oracle CX
6 2 (6.45%) Office 365
7 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (38.71%) HTTP
2 10 (32.26%) DNS
3 9 (29.03%) SSL
3 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.23%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (38.71%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.23%) MySQL
3 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (12.90%) Marketing
2 2 (6.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Developer
1 12 (38.71%) Node.js Developer
2 9 (29.03%) MongoDB Developer
3 8 (25.81%) Platform Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Consultant
5 4 (12.90%) C# Developer
5 4 (12.90%) CRM Consultant
6 3 (9.68%) Architect
6 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Technical Architect
6 3 (9.68%) Web Developer
7 2 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (6.45%) HTML CSS Developer
7 2 (6.45%) HTML Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (74.19%) Node.js
2 21 (67.74%) REST
3 13 (41.94%) .NET
4 9 (29.03%) JSON
5 5 (16.13%) Web Services
6 2 (6.45%) CSS
6 2 (6.45%) CSS3
6 2 (6.45%) HTML
6 2 (6.45%) HTML5
7 1 (3.23%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) iPad
1 2 (6.45%) User Experience
2 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 22 (70.97%) Linux
2 14 (45.16%) Ubuntu
3 9 (29.03%) Windows
4 8 (25.81%) CoreOS
5 6 (19.35%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (74.19%) E-Commerce
2 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (45.16%) Continuous Delivery
4 12 (38.71%) Software Engineering
5 10 (32.26%) Scrum
6 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (25.81%) Kanban
6 8 (25.81%) SOA
6 8 (25.81%) TDD
7 4 (12.90%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
7 4 (12.90%) CRM
7 4 (12.90%) Presales
7 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (12.90%) Waterfall
8 3 (9.68%) DevOps
8 3 (9.68%) Web Development
9 2 (6.45%) Front End Development
9 2 (6.45%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (6.45%) Web Design
10 1 (3.23%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 18 (58.06%) JavaScript
2 9 (29.03%) Python
3 4 (12.90%) C#
3 4 (12.90%) Java
3 4 (12.90%) PHP
4 1 (3.23%) Go
4 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) CCIP
1 1 (3.23%) CCNA
1 1 (3.23%) CCNP
1 1 (3.23%) CCSP
1 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.23%) MCP
1 1 (3.23%) MCSA
1 1 (3.23%) MCSE
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 21 (67.74%) Docker
2 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (29.03%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.23%) Consul
2 1 (3.23%) HAProxy
2 1 (3.23%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco