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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 80 90 84
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Contract jobs citing PaaS 7 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.59% 0.18% 0.082%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.67% 8.11% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Median daily rate £450 - £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £435 £475
% change year-on-year
+9.19% -8.42%
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
60 37 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.08% 2.22% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 19 16
Median daily rate £388 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £325 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £540 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £22.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-21.11% +30.43%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PaaS across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

PaaS Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (85.71%) PowerShell
3 16 (76.19%) Linux
4 15 (71.43%) DevOps
5 14 (66.67%) MS Excel
5 14 (66.67%) Legal
5 14 (66.67%) Migration
6 13 (61.90%) Configuration Management
6 13 (61.90%) Finance
6 13 (61.90%) Puppet
6 13 (61.90%) Splunk
6 13 (61.90%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (61.90%) Ansible
6 13 (61.90%) Docker
7 11 (52.38%) Jenkins
7 11 (52.38%) MSBuild
7 11 (52.38%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (52.38%) TeamCity
7 11 (52.38%) Ruby
7 11 (52.38%) Python
7 11 (52.38%) Perl
7 11 (52.38%) Octopus Deploy
8 9 (42.86%) IaaS
8 9 (42.86%) Bourne shell
9 8 (38.10%) Bash Shell
9 8 (38.10%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (38.10%) Korn
9 8 (38.10%) C++
9 8 (38.10%) Java
9 8 (38.10%) Windows

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 5 (23.81%) Apache
2 3 (14.29%) IIS
3 2 (9.52%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 14 (66.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (42.86%) IaaS
3 8 (38.10%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (9.52%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Network Security
2 2 (9.52%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (52.38%) Jenkins
1 11 (52.38%) MSBuild
1 11 (52.38%) Octopus Deploy
1 11 (52.38%) TeamCity
2 2 (9.52%) GitLab
3 1 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (4.76%) Hudson
3 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.76%) Travis CI
General
1 14 (66.67%) Legal
2 13 (61.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Architect
1 9 (42.86%) Cloud Architect
2 8 (38.10%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
2 8 (38.10%) Infrastructure Architect
3 7 (33.33%) Azure Architect
3 7 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (28.57%) Azure DevOps
5 4 (19.05%) AWS Architect
5 4 (19.05%) AWS DevOps
5 4 (19.05%) Azure Engineer
5 4 (19.05%) DevOps Architect
5 4 (19.05%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (19.05%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 3 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (14.29%) PowerShell Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
1 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
1 2 (9.52%) MSMQ
1 2 (9.52%) RabbitMQ
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Linux
2 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
3 6 (28.57%) Windows 10
3 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (9.52%) Unix
5 2 (9.52%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) DevOps
2 14 (66.67%) Migration
3 13 (61.90%) Configuration Management
4 11 (52.38%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (14.29%) Open Source
5 3 (14.29%) Software Deployment
5 3 (14.29%) TOGAF
6 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
6 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (9.52%) High Availability
6 2 (9.52%) Kanban
6 2 (9.52%) Security Architecture
6 2 (9.52%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) PowerShell
2 11 (52.38%) Perl
2 11 (52.38%) Python
2 11 (52.38%) Ruby
3 9 (42.86%) Bourne shell
4 8 (38.10%) Bash Shell
4 8 (38.10%) C++
4 8 (38.10%) Java
4 8 (38.10%) Korn
5 4 (19.05%) SQL
6 2 (9.52%) C#
6 2 (9.52%) PHP
System Software
1 13 (61.90%) Docker
2 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (61.90%) Ansible
1 13 (61.90%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (61.90%) Puppet
2 2 (9.52%) Fluentd
2 2 (9.52%) Graylog
3 1 (4.76%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Splunk
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 4 (19.05%) Red Hat