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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 119 148 -
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -
Contract jobs citing PaaS 11 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.41% 0.032% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.73% 0.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -11.11%
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 of England region.

Cloud Services Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
126 102 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.73% 3.23% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 58 20
Average daily rate £433 £400 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.12% -25.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £300 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £460 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £38.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.53% +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £13.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+92.30% -16.12%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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
Bedfordshire - 6 £338 -
Hertfordshire - 5 £450 -
Suffolk - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 10 (43.48%) Change Management
2 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) C#
2 9 (39.13%) .NET
2 9 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (39.13%) Data Integration
2 9 (39.13%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (39.13%) Jenkins
2 9 (39.13%) DevOps
3 8 (34.78%) Puppet
3 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
3 8 (34.78%) Automated Testing
3 8 (34.78%) Scrum
3 8 (34.78%) Configuration Management
4 7 (30.43%) SOAP
4 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
4 7 (30.43%) SOA
4 7 (30.43%) SaaS
4 7 (30.43%) REST
5 6 (26.09%) TOGAF
5 6 (26.09%) Citrix
5 6 (26.09%) Web Services
5 6 (26.09%) Oracle
5 6 (26.09%) VMware
6 5 (21.74%) GIS
6 5 (21.74%) ESRI
6 5 (21.74%) Maximo
6 5 (21.74%) ITIL
6 5 (21.74%) IBM
6 5 (21.74%) ETL

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 9 (39.13%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (30.43%) SaaS
3 5 (21.74%) IaaS
4 3 (13.04%) Amazon S3
5 2 (8.70%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (8.70%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) RDBMS
2 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.70%) MySQL
4 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Jenkins
2 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) Hudson
3 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (8.70%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Architect
1 8 (34.78%) Solutions Architect
1 8 (34.78%) DevOps Engineer
1 8 (34.78%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Applications Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Head of IT
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Lead Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Integration Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Integration Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Data Centre Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.35%) AWS Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) .NET
2 7 (30.43%) SOAP
2 7 (30.43%) REST
3 6 (26.09%) Web Services
4 3 (13.04%) Middleware
5 2 (8.70%) Hibernate
5 2 (8.70%) Spring
5 2 (8.70%) JSON
5 2 (8.70%) jQuery
5 2 (8.70%) JPA
5 2 (8.70%) Apache CXF
5 2 (8.70%) OSGi
5 2 (8.70%) WSDL
5 2 (8.70%) CSS
5 2 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (8.70%) Apache Camel
5 2 (8.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Data Integration
2 5 (21.74%) GIS
3 2 (8.70%) FMCG
4 1 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Change Management
2 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (39.13%) DevOps
3 8 (34.78%) Scrum
3 8 (34.78%) Automated Testing
3 8 (34.78%) Configuration Management
4 7 (30.43%) SOA
5 6 (26.09%) TOGAF
6 5 (21.74%) ETL
6 5 (21.74%) ITIL
7 4 (17.39%) Problem Management
8 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (13.04%) Coaching
8 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
8 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
8 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (13.04%) Migration
8 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
9 2 (8.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) C#
2 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
3 3 (13.04%) Java
3 3 (13.04%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.35%) PMP
2 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.35%) AWS Certification
2 1 (4.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) Puppet
2 2 (8.70%) Vagrant
2 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (8.70%) OpenAM
3 1 (4.35%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Citrix
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle
1 6 (26.09%) VMware
2 5 (21.74%) ESRI
2 5 (21.74%) IBM
3 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.70%) ForgeRock
4 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco
5 1 (4.35%) HP
5 1 (4.35%) EMC
5 1 (4.35%) Juniper
5 1 (4.35%) BMC
5 1 (4.35%) NetApp