The table below looks at the statistics for PaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PaaS over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 92 82 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing PaaS 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.071% 0.074% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.28% 2.94% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £525 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £475 £580
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -18.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £29.86
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
78 34 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.51% 2.52% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 17 5
Average daily rate £400 £325 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -14.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £420 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £16.86
% change year-on-year
-2.52% +18.60%

PaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PaaS across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 5 (71.43%) Private Cloud
2 4 (57.14%) Unix
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) JBoss
3 3 (42.86%) Apache
3 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
3 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) Perl
3 3 (42.86%) IIS
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 3 (42.86%) Banking
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Node.js
4 2 (28.57%) Change Control
4 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 2 (28.57%) ServiceNow
4 2 (28.57%) SCCM
4 2 (28.57%) SCOM
4 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (28.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (28.57%) DevOps
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Java EE
4 2 (28.57%) Finance

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 3 (42.86%) Apache
1 3 (42.86%) IIS
1 3 (42.86%) JBoss
1 3 (42.86%) Node.js
1 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Test Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Test Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Private Cloud
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Unix
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) Change Control
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) BCP
3 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Microservices
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
1 3 (42.86%) Perl
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
1 1 (14.29%) vCloud
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
1 2 (28.57%) SCOM
2 1 (14.29%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 2 (28.57%) ServiceNow
3 1 (14.29%) VMware