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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 64 90 81
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -9
Contract jobs citing PaaS 7 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.86% 0.14% 0.076%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.28% 2.60% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £438 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.45% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £475
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 Edinburgh region.

Cloud Services Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
43 77 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.28% 5.52% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 33 15
Median daily rate £425 £393 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.28% +16.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £256 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £500 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-36.36% +22.22%

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 21 January 2017.

PaaS Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 10 (76.92%) IaaS
2 9 (69.23%) Puppet
3 7 (53.85%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (46.15%) DevOps
4 6 (46.15%) Ansible
4 6 (46.15%) Open Source
4 6 (46.15%) Java
4 6 (46.15%) Perl
4 6 (46.15%) Linux
4 6 (46.15%) Python
5 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (38.46%) Maven
6 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
6 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (30.77%) Unix
6 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
6 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
7 3 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (23.08%) gulp
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
7 3 (23.08%) Travis CI
7 3 (23.08%) CircleCI
7 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
7 3 (23.08%) SaaS
7 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
7 3 (23.08%) High Availability
7 3 (23.08%) Gradle
7 3 (23.08%) Cloud Foundry

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 3 (23.08%) Cloud Foundry
1 3 (23.08%) nginx
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) JBoss
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 10 (76.92%) IaaS
2 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (23.08%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (23.08%) SaaS
4 2 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (15.38%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (15.38%) Amazon S3
4 2 (15.38%) Route 53
4 2 (15.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) LDAP
1 2 (15.38%) Reverse Proxy
1 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) HTTP
2 1 (7.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Maven
2 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
3 3 (23.08%) CircleCI
3 3 (23.08%) Gradle
3 3 (23.08%) gulp
3 3 (23.08%) Travis CI
4 1 (7.69%) Ant
4 1 (7.69%) GitLab
4 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Project Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Web Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) Java EE
2 1 (7.69%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) RESTful
2 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) iPad
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Unix
3 3 (23.08%) VMS
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) DevOps
1 6 (46.15%) Open Source
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (23.08%) High Availability
3 3 (23.08%) Migration
3 3 (23.08%) Release Management
3 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) SDLC
4 2 (15.38%) Server Building
5 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
5 1 (7.69%) Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Java
1 6 (46.15%) Perl
1 6 (46.15%) Python
2 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
2 3 (23.08%) Groovy
2 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (15.38%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (69.23%) Puppet
2 7 (53.85%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (46.15%) Ansible
4 2 (15.38%) vRealize
5 1 (7.69%) Fluentd
5 1 (7.69%) Graylog
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Splunk
2 1 (7.69%) VMware