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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 80 87 81
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing PaaS 14 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.99% 0.070% 0.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 31.82% 2.04% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £400 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.19%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £50.00 -
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
44 49 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.12% 3.45% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 33 10
Median daily rate £400 £400 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £329 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £443 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +96.07%

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 25 May 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 14 (100.00%) Linux
1 14 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 14 (100.00%) Legal
1 14 (100.00%) Migration
1 14 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (85.71%) Finance
3 11 (78.57%) Configuration Management
3 11 (78.57%) Puppet
3 11 (78.57%) Splunk
3 11 (78.57%) MSBuild
3 11 (78.57%) TeamCity
3 11 (78.57%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (78.57%) Jenkins
3 11 (78.57%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (78.57%) Ansible
3 11 (78.57%) Docker
3 11 (78.57%) Octopus Deploy
3 11 (78.57%) DevOps
4 9 (64.29%) Ruby
4 9 (64.29%) Bourne shell
4 9 (64.29%) Python
4 9 (64.29%) Perl
5 8 (57.14%) C++
5 8 (57.14%) Java
5 8 (57.14%) Bash Shell
5 8 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (57.14%) Korn
6 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (42.86%) Windows 7

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 4 (28.57%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (14.29%) IaaS
Development Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Jenkins
1 11 (78.57%) MSBuild
1 11 (78.57%) Octopus Deploy
1 11 (78.57%) TeamCity
2 1 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (7.14%) Hudson
2 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) Travis CI
General
1 14 (100.00%) Legal
2 12 (85.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Architect
1 7 (50.00%) Azure Architect
1 7 (50.00%) Cloud Architect
1 7 (50.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
1 7 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 7 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) AWS Architect
2 4 (28.57%) DevOps Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Azure Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) PowerShell Engineer
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows 10
2 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Migration
2 11 (78.57%) Configuration Management
2 11 (78.57%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (78.57%) DevOps
3 3 (21.43%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (64.29%) Bourne shell
2 9 (64.29%) Perl
2 9 (64.29%) Python
2 9 (64.29%) Ruby
3 8 (57.14%) Bash Shell
3 8 (57.14%) C++
3 8 (57.14%) Java
3 8 (57.14%) Korn
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (78.57%) Ansible
1 11 (78.57%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (78.57%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Splunk
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) Red Hat