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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 84 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PaaS 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.082% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.70% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£418 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £435 £448
% change year-on-year
+9.19% -2.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
27 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.21% 0.80% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 4
Average daily rate £363 £400 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £338 £465
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £513 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £36.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-53.10% +39.42%

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 22 August 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) HTTP
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) SSL
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 4 (100.00%) Heroku
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (75.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (75.00%) Release Management
2 3 (75.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) Nagios
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Ganglia
3 1 (25.00%) DSDM
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Puppet
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 1 (25.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Heroku
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) HTTP
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) SSL
1 4 (100.00%) Reverse Proxy
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) REST
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (75.00%) Release Management
1 3 (75.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) DSDM
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
1 1 (25.00%) Ganglia
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) Vagrant
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) StatsD