The table below looks at the statistics for PaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PaaS over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 275 480 456
Rank change year-on-year
+205 -24
Contract jobs citing PaaS 432 135 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.87% 0.26% 0.28%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.21% 4.17% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 95 101
Median daily rate £515 £488 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £339 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £490 £450 £500
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £47.25 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £50.00 -
PaaS
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Cloud Services Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
5263 3236 2176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.55% 6.26% 4.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3734 2164 1415
Median daily rate £475 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.45% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 45 52
Median hourly rate £17.75 £24.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.04% +37.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.08 £46.00 £31.64
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £22.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-28.89% +29.41%

PaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing PaaS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Cloud Services category.

PaaS Jobs Demand Trend in England

PaaS
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PaaS across the England region.

PaaS Daily Rate Trend in England

PaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PaaS across the England region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

PaaS Daily Rate Histogram in England

PaaS
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PaaS across the England region.

PaaS Hourly Rate Trend in England

PaaS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the England region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +123 206 £540 -1.81% 54
South East +65 98 £425 +20.56% 13
Yorkshire - 37 £565 - 3
North West +13 29 £437 -2.88% 5
South West +18 18 £500 +11.11% 2
West Midlands -23 17 £500 +17.64% 6
North East -32 15 £513 -
East of England +19 6 £506 +6.57% 4
Midlands - 5 £525 -
East Midlands - 4 £463 - 1
PaaS
UK

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 England region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 488 (63.38%) IaaS
2 322 (41.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 292 (37.92%) SaaS
4 269 (34.94%) DevOps
5 265 (34.42%) Amazon AWS
6 256 (33.25%) Agile Software Development
7 188 (24.42%) Microsoft
8 185 (24.03%) Linux
9 159 (20.65%) Java
10 154 (20.00%) Puppet
11 133 (17.27%) Docker
12 132 (17.14%) Windows
13 131 (17.01%) Python
14 126 (16.36%) Open Source
15 125 (16.23%) Opscode Chef
16 120 (15.58%) Finance
17 112 (14.55%) OpenStack
18 100 (12.99%) PowerShell
19 98 (12.73%) Ansible
19 98 (12.73%) Ruby
20 97 (12.60%) Continuous Delivery
21 92 (11.95%) SQL
22 89 (11.56%) Git (software)
23 87 (11.30%) Cloud Foundry
24 84 (10.91%) JavaScript
24 84 (10.91%) ITIL
25 82 (10.65%) SQL Server
26 80 (10.39%) .NET
26 80 (10.39%) Continuous Integration
27 79 (10.26%) TDD

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in England 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
1 112 (14.55%) OpenStack
2 87 (11.30%) Cloud Foundry
3 39 (5.06%) SharePoint
4 23 (2.99%) Confluence
5 22 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
6 20 (2.60%) Tomcat
7 19 (2.47%) Apache
8 15 (1.95%) IIS
9 11 (1.43%) nginx
10 10 (1.30%) Apache Spark
10 10 (1.30%) MS Exchange
11 8 (1.04%) JBoss
11 8 (1.04%) Skype for Business
12 7 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (0.65%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
14 4 (0.52%) GemFire
14 4 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
15 3 (0.39%) WildFly
Applications
1 65 (8.44%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.52%) MS Project
3 3 (0.39%) MS Office
4 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.39%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (0.26%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.13%) Magento
4 1 (0.13%) Maximo
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.13%) RMDS
4 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 488 (63.38%) IaaS
2 322 (41.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 292 (37.92%) SaaS
4 265 (34.42%) Amazon AWS
5 58 (7.53%) Cloud Computing
6 55 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
7 53 (6.88%) Heroku
8 42 (5.45%) Office 365
9 24 (3.12%) OpenShift
10 22 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
11 13 (1.69%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 13 (1.69%) GitHub
12 12 (1.56%) AWS CloudFormation
13 9 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
14 6 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
14 6 (0.78%) Yammer
15 4 (0.52%) Bluemix
16 3 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
16 3 (0.39%) Azure Machine Learning
17 2 (0.26%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 68 (8.83%) Firewall
2 44 (5.71%) LAN
3 43 (5.58%) WAN
4 41 (5.32%) Network Security
5 32 (4.16%) VPN
6 31 (4.03%) DNS
7 20 (2.60%) DHCP
8 19 (2.47%) SAN
8 19 (2.47%) SSL
9 13 (1.69%) AMQP
10 12 (1.56%) DMZ
10 12 (1.56%) MPLS
10 12 (1.56%) VLAN
11 11 (1.43%) LDAP
12 9 (1.17%) TCP/IP
13 8 (1.04%) Internet
14 7 (0.91%) HTTP
14 7 (0.91%) NAS
14 7 (0.91%) Software-Defined Networking
15 5 (0.65%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (10.65%) SQL Server
2 40 (5.19%) Apache Cassandra
3 36 (4.68%) Redis
4 28 (3.64%) MySQL
5 27 (3.51%) MongoDB
6 25 (3.25%) NoSQL
7 22 (2.86%) Azure SQL Database
8 19 (2.47%) Hadoop
9 18 (2.34%) Big Data
10 16 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (1.43%) OLAP
11 11 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
11 11 (1.43%) Relational Database
11 11 (1.43%) SQL Server 2016
12 8 (1.04%) Amazon RDS
12 8 (1.04%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.65%) DocumentDB
14 4 (0.52%) HBase
14 4 (0.52%) Oracle Database
15 3 (0.39%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 89 (11.56%) Git (software)
2 61 (7.92%) Jenkins
3 36 (4.68%) TeamCity
4 34 (4.42%) JIRA
5 23 (2.99%) Octopus Deploy
6 22 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 19 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
7 19 (2.47%) Visual Studio
8 18 (2.34%) Gradle
9 16 (2.08%) MSBuild
10 14 (1.82%) Vagrant
11 12 (1.56%) Subversion
12 10 (1.30%) Sonatype Nexus
13 8 (1.04%) SonarQube
14 7 (0.91%) Maven
15 6 (0.78%) JUnit
16 5 (0.65%) Ant
16 5 (0.65%) NUnit
16 5 (0.65%) SpecFlow
16 5 (0.65%) Travis CI
General
1 120 (15.58%) Finance
2 42 (5.45%) Banking
3 20 (2.60%) Retail
4 17 (2.21%) Investment Banking
5 11 (1.43%) Marketing
5 11 (1.43%) Telecoms
6 7 (0.91%) Automotive
7 6 (0.78%) Advertising
7 6 (0.78%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.65%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.52%) Publishing
9 4 (0.52%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.39%) Billing
10 3 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.26%) Legal
12 1 (0.13%) Back Office
12 1 (0.13%) Electronics
12 1 (0.13%) Games
12 1 (0.13%) Law
12 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 271 (35.19%) Architect
2 141 (18.31%) DevOps Engineer
3 103 (13.38%) Cloud Architect
4 94 (12.21%) Solutions Architect
5 88 (11.43%) Developer
6 69 (8.96%) Cloud Engineer
7 68 (8.83%) Security Architect
8 57 (7.40%) Senior DevOps
9 56 (7.27%) Consultant
10 50 (6.49%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 46 (5.97%) Infrastructure Architect
12 40 (5.19%) Azure Architect
13 37 (4.81%) Technical Architect
14 34 (4.42%) Azure Consultant
15 33 (4.29%) AWS Engineer
16 31 (4.03%) Azure Engineer
17 30 (3.90%) Security Solutions Architect
18 29 (3.77%) AWS DevOps
19 28 (3.64%) Cloud Solutions Architect
19 28 (3.64%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (10.39%) .NET
2 63 (8.18%) Web Services
3 47 (6.10%) RabbitMQ
4 40 (5.19%) HTML
5 33 (4.29%) Middleware
6 31 (4.03%) AngularJS
7 30 (3.90%) JSON
8 28 (3.64%) HTML5
9 26 (3.38%) Spring
10 23 (2.99%) REST
10 23 (2.99%) RESTful
11 21 (2.73%) CSS
12 19 (2.47%) XML
13 18 (2.34%) Node.js
14 15 (1.95%) SOAP
15 14 (1.82%) XSLT
16 12 (1.56%) LAMP
16 12 (1.56%) React
17 11 (1.43%) Ruby on Rails
18 9 (1.17%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 74 (9.61%) Data Centre
2 63 (8.18%) Public Cloud
3 43 (5.58%) Private Cloud
4 40 (5.19%) Hybrid Cloud
5 20 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (2.47%) Enterprise Cloud
7 16 (2.08%) Management Information System
7 16 (2.08%) Virtual Team
8 15 (1.95%) Cloud Native
9 13 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (1.69%) Replication
10 12 (1.56%) Computer Science
10 12 (1.56%) NHS
10 12 (1.56%) User Experience
11 10 (1.30%) CMDB
12 9 (1.17%) Client/Server
12 9 (1.17%) Mobile App
13 8 (1.04%) VCE vBlock
14 7 (0.91%) PKI
15 6 (0.78%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 185 (24.03%) Linux
2 132 (17.14%) Windows
3 53 (6.88%) Unix
4 47 (6.10%) Windows Server
5 31 (4.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 25 (3.25%) CentOS
7 21 (2.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (2.47%) VMS
9 16 (2.08%) Fedora
9 16 (2.08%) Ubuntu
10 14 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (1.30%) Windows 10
12 9 (1.17%) Windows 7
13 7 (0.91%) AIX
14 5 (0.65%) Solaris
14 5 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.39%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 2 (0.26%) Android
16 2 (0.26%) Mesosphere
16 2 (0.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (34.94%) DevOps
2 256 (33.25%) Agile Software Development
3 126 (16.36%) Open Source
4 97 (12.60%) Continuous Delivery
5 84 (10.91%) ITIL
6 80 (10.39%) Continuous Integration
7 79 (10.26%) Configuration Management
7 79 (10.26%) TDD
8 73 (9.48%) Software Engineering
9 65 (8.44%) High Availability
10 59 (7.66%) Migration
11 56 (7.27%) Microservices
12 50 (6.49%) Scrum
13 49 (6.36%) PRINCE2
14 46 (5.97%) TOGAF
15 43 (5.58%) Stakeholder Management
16 42 (5.45%) Service Management
17 40 (5.19%) Information Security
17 40 (5.19%) Project Management
18 36 (4.68%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 159 (20.65%) Java
2 131 (17.01%) Python
3 100 (12.99%) PowerShell
4 98 (12.73%) Ruby
5 92 (11.95%) SQL
6 84 (10.91%) JavaScript
7 67 (8.70%) Go
8 52 (6.75%) C++
9 48 (6.23%) Bash Shell
10 35 (4.55%) Perl
11 32 (4.16%) C#
12 28 (3.64%) Scala
13 11 (1.43%) C
13 11 (1.43%) PHP
14 9 (1.17%) Bourne shell
15 8 (1.04%) Korn
16 5 (0.65%) Groovy
17 4 (0.52%) Erlang
17 4 (0.52%) Jython
17 4 (0.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 59 (7.66%) Security Cleared
2 33 (4.29%) SC Cleared
3 27 (3.51%) BPSS Clearance
3 27 (3.51%) Degree
4 21 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (2.21%) CISSP
6 14 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (1.69%) MCSE
8 11 (1.43%) CCNA
9 10 (1.30%) CCNP
10 9 (1.17%) VCAP
11 7 (0.91%) GIAC
12 6 (0.78%) EMC Certification
13 5 (0.65%) ISEB
13 5 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (0.52%) BC Cleared
14 4 (0.52%) PMI Certification
14 4 (0.52%) PMP
14 4 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 4 (0.52%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.25%) Disclosure Scotland
2 16 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (1.82%) QA
4 8 (1.04%) SLA
5 4 (0.52%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.52%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.26%) GxP
7 1 (0.13%) COBIT
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 133 (17.27%) Docker
2 72 (9.35%) Active Directory
3 46 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (4.55%) vSphere
5 32 (4.16%) vCloud
6 24 (3.12%) Hyper-V
7 14 (1.82%) XenApp
8 11 (1.43%) KVM
8 11 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
9 10 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
9 10 (1.30%) Virtual Servers
10 8 (1.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 8 (1.04%) Xen
11 7 (0.91%) Ceph
11 7 (0.91%) XenServer
12 6 (0.78%) LXC
12 6 (0.78%) NFS
13 5 (0.65%) XenDesktop
14 4 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
15 3 (0.39%) Squid
Systems Management
1 154 (20.00%) Puppet
2 125 (16.23%) Opscode Chef
3 98 (12.73%) Ansible
4 50 (6.49%) Kubernetes
5 37 (4.81%) Mesos
6 30 (3.90%) SCOM
7 27 (3.51%) Terraform
8 24 (3.12%) SCCM
9 19 (2.47%) Salt
10 10 (1.30%) SCOrch
11 9 (1.17%) Tivoli
12 8 (1.04%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 8 (1.04%) logstash
13 7 (0.91%) Nagios
14 6 (0.78%) HP Operations Orchestration
15 5 (0.65%) ITRS Geneos
15 5 (0.65%) Kibana
16 4 (0.52%) Ganglia
16 4 (0.52%) Graphite
16 4 (0.52%) StatsD
Vendors
1 188 (24.42%) Microsoft
2 70 (9.09%) VMware
3 43 (5.58%) Splunk
4 40 (5.19%) Cisco
5 39 (5.06%) Red Hat
6 37 (4.81%) Oracle
7 32 (4.16%) Citrix
8 30 (3.90%) Google
9 24 (3.12%) IBM
10 21 (2.73%) AppDynamics
11 18 (2.34%) HP
12 16 (2.08%) New Relic
13 14 (1.82%) EMC
14 13 (1.69%) ServiceNow
15 12 (1.56%) Barracuda Networks
15 12 (1.56%) Dynatrace
16 9 (1.17%) Rackspace
17 8 (1.04%) NetApp
18 7 (0.91%) MuleSoft
19 5 (0.65%) LogRhythm
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