The table below looks at the statistics for PaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PaaS over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 71 86 84
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -2
Contract jobs citing PaaS 3 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.32% 0.47% 0.21%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.88% 11.48% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Median daily rate £400 £575 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.43% +58.62%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £488 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.56% +14.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
PaaS
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Cloud Services Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
51 61 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.51% 4.07% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 34 17
Median daily rate £400 £300 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -23.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £272 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £433 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £410 £420
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-41.81% +52.77%

PaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

PaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

PaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

PaaS Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 9 (100.00%) IaaS
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (55.56%) Linux
3 5 (55.56%) DevOps
4 4 (44.44%) Open Source
5 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 3 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (33.33%) SaaS
5 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 3 (33.33%) Puppet
5 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (33.33%) Software Deployment
5 3 (33.33%) High Availability
5 3 (33.33%) Perl
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 3 (33.33%) Python
5 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
6 2 (22.22%) Project Management
6 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (22.22%) Unix
6 2 (22.22%) Windows
6 2 (22.22%) LDAP
6 2 (22.22%) VMS
6 2 (22.22%) PHP
6 2 (22.22%) Java
6 2 (22.22%) IIS

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 2 (22.22%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) JBoss
2 1 (11.11%) NServiceBus
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 9 (100.00%) IaaS
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (33.33%) SaaS
4 2 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (22.22%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (22.22%) Amazon S3
4 2 (22.22%) Route 53
4 2 (22.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) LDAP
1 2 (22.22%) Network Security
1 2 (22.22%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) HTTP
2 1 (11.11%) SSL
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (11.11%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) GitLab
2 1 (11.11%) Ant
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) Maven
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) DevOps Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (11.11%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Azure DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Web Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) MSMQ
2 1 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Unix
2 2 (22.22%) VMS
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) DevOps
3 4 (44.44%) Open Source
4 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 3 (33.33%) High Availability
4 3 (33.33%) Software Deployment
4 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (22.22%) Kanban
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) Release Management
5 2 (22.22%) SDLC
6 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
6 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL
6 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
6 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Perl
1 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 3 (33.33%) Python
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
2 2 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) PHP
2 2 (22.22%) Ruby
3 1 (11.11%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Puppet
2 2 (22.22%) Ansible
2 2 (22.22%) Fluentd
2 2 (22.22%) Graylog
3 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Splunk
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