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 16 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
UK / England
Rank 195 400 461
Rank change year-on-year
+205 +61
Contract jobs citing PaaS 551 192 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.33% 0.42% 0.29%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.44% 5.61% 6.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 143 98
Median daily rate £475 £505 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.94% +6.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £360 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £720 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £100.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
5280 3425 2253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.73% 7.50% 4.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3714 2398 1519
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £404 £412
% change year-on-year
+5.32% -2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 55 62
Median hourly rate £18.00 £27.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.54% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.05 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.70 £100.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-38.18% +22.22%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +108 251 £500 -4.76% 40
South East +117 133 £488 -9.30% 8
North East +48 73 £375 -
North West +34 32 £463 +8.82% 6
East Midlands +26 20 £565 +57.05%
Yorkshire +11 12 £425 -20.93% 4
South West +25 10 £519 +48.21% 2
East of England +5 10 £488 -2.50% 5
West Midlands -8 10 £588 +6.81%
Midlands - 3 £475 -
South Coast - 1 £500 -
PaaS
UK

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 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 England region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 740 (67.89%) IaaS
2 426 (39.08%) Agile Software Development
3 377 (34.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 369 (33.85%) SaaS
5 362 (33.21%) DevOps
6 317 (29.08%) Amazon AWS
7 306 (28.07%) Microsoft
8 303 (27.80%) Linux
9 295 (27.06%) Windows
10 244 (22.39%) Java
11 242 (22.20%) ITIL
12 236 (21.65%) Open Source
13 182 (16.70%) VMware
14 173 (15.87%) Service Management
15 160 (14.68%) Scrum
16 159 (14.59%) Continuous Integration
17 147 (13.49%) Security Cleared
18 142 (13.03%) Microservices
19 141 (12.94%) Change Management
20 140 (12.84%) Docker
21 139 (12.75%) Finance
22 138 (12.66%) Python
22 138 (12.66%) Cloud Foundry
23 132 (12.11%) Continuous Delivery
24 131 (12.02%) TDD
25 129 (11.83%) Git (software)
26 127 (11.65%) Jenkins
27 123 (11.28%) Unix
27 123 (11.28%) MS Excel
28 122 (11.19%) Puppet

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
1 138 (12.66%) Cloud Foundry
2 63 (5.78%) WebSphere
3 50 (4.59%) OpenStack
4 49 (4.50%) Confluence
5 48 (4.40%) IIS
6 39 (3.58%) SharePoint
7 38 (3.49%) Oracle Application Server
8 37 (3.39%) Tomcat
9 36 (3.30%) nginx
10 32 (2.94%) Apache Spark
11 29 (2.66%) Apache
12 28 (2.57%) BizTalk Server
13 26 (2.39%) Elasticsearch
14 21 (1.93%) Apache Solr
15 20 (1.83%) WebLogic
16 14 (1.28%) JBoss
17 13 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 11 (1.01%) Oracle Coherence
18 11 (1.01%) SAS
19 10 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 123 (11.28%) MS Excel
2 51 (4.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 17 (1.56%) MS Office
4 4 (0.37%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.37%) MS Project
5 3 (0.28%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 45 (4.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 39 (3.58%) Oracle EBS
3 36 (3.30%) Oracle EBS R12
4 17 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
5 11 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
7 5 (0.46%) Oracle Retail
8 3 (0.28%) BusinessWorks
8 3 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.28%) Oracle Cash Management
8 3 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.18%) Magento
9 2 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.092%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 740 (67.89%) IaaS
2 377 (34.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 369 (33.85%) SaaS
4 317 (29.08%) Amazon AWS
5 56 (5.14%) OpenShift
6 48 (4.40%) GitHub
6 48 (4.40%) Office 365
7 45 (4.13%) Cloud Computing
8 42 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
9 33 (3.03%) Heroku
10 31 (2.84%) AWS CloudFormation
11 28 (2.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 27 (2.48%) CloudBees
13 26 (2.39%) Google Cloud Platform
14 22 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
15 19 (1.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 18 (1.65%) Amazon S3
17 15 (1.38%) AWS CloudTrail
17 15 (1.38%) CloudFront
17 15 (1.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 62 (5.69%) DNS
2 42 (3.85%) HTTP
3 36 (3.30%) Firewall
4 32 (2.94%) VPN
4 32 (2.94%) WAN
5 30 (2.75%) LAN
5 30 (2.75%) LDAP
6 25 (2.29%) DHCP
7 24 (2.20%) TCP/IP
8 22 (2.02%) Network Security
9 16 (1.47%) SSL
10 14 (1.28%) DMARC
10 14 (1.28%) Internet
11 13 (1.19%) DMZ
12 11 (1.01%) DKIM
12 11 (1.01%) SMTP
13 9 (0.83%) Software-Defined Networking
14 7 (0.64%) Kerberos
14 7 (0.64%) VLAN
15 6 (0.55%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (10.46%) MongoDB
2 112 (10.28%) SQL Server
3 52 (4.77%) NoSQL
4 50 (4.59%) Hadoop
4 50 (4.59%) Oracle Database
5 43 (3.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 42 (3.85%) Big Data
7 39 (3.58%) Oracle Database 12c
8 34 (3.12%) PostgreSQL
9 30 (2.75%) Apache Cassandra
9 30 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
10 28 (2.57%) Oracle Reports
11 26 (2.39%) MySQL
11 26 (2.39%) Relational Database
12 25 (2.29%) Redis
12 25 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
13 23 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
14 21 (1.93%) Power BI
15 18 (1.65%) Azure SQL Database
15 18 (1.65%) DB2
Development Applications
1 129 (11.83%) Git (software)
2 127 (11.65%) Jenkins
3 95 (8.72%) JIRA
4 40 (3.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 38 (3.49%) Gradle
6 32 (2.94%) SonarQube
7 30 (2.75%) TeamCity
8 25 (2.29%) JUnit
9 24 (2.20%) Subversion
9 24 (2.20%) Visual Studio Team System
10 21 (1.93%) Mercurial
11 19 (1.74%) Sonatype Nexus
12 18 (1.65%) Cucumber
13 17 (1.56%) Maven
13 17 (1.56%) MSBuild
14 16 (1.47%) Eclipse
14 16 (1.47%) Selenium
15 15 (1.38%) SpecFlow
15 15 (1.38%) Vagrant
15 15 (1.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 139 (12.75%) Finance
2 76 (6.97%) Banking
3 42 (3.85%) Retail
4 32 (2.94%) Telecoms
5 21 (1.93%) Advertising
6 19 (1.74%) Marketing
7 12 (1.10%) Electronics
7 12 (1.10%) Investment Banking
8 11 (1.01%) Aerospace
8 11 (1.01%) Manufacturing
9 10 (0.92%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.46%) Back Office
11 4 (0.37%) Legal
12 3 (0.28%) Billing
12 3 (0.28%) Games
12 3 (0.28%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.28%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.18%) Law
14 1 (0.092%) Automotive
14 1 (0.092%) German Language
Job Titles
1 278 (25.50%) Architect
2 175 (16.06%) Developer
3 95 (8.72%) Cloud Architect
4 92 (8.44%) DevOps Engineer
5 73 (6.70%) Azure Architect
6 69 (6.33%) Solutions Architect
7 67 (6.15%) Consultant
8 59 (5.41%) DBA
9 53 (4.86%) Infrastructure Architect
10 46 (4.22%) AWS Engineer
11 42 (3.85%) AWS DevOps
11 42 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 42 (3.85%) Operations Engineer
12 40 (3.67%) Oracle DBA
13 39 (3.58%) AWS Architect
14 38 (3.49%) Analyst
14 38 (3.49%) Java Developer
15 31 (2.84%) Project Manager
16 30 (2.75%) Administrator
16 30 (2.75%) Azure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (10.00%) HTML
2 103 (9.45%) .NET
3 93 (8.53%) Web Services
4 83 (7.61%) CSS
4 83 (7.61%) JSON
5 81 (7.43%) REST
6 78 (7.16%) HTML5
7 69 (6.33%) Spring
8 64 (5.87%) Middleware
9 60 (5.50%) Node.js
10 58 (5.32%) SOAP
11 52 (4.77%) RESTful
12 46 (4.22%) CSS3
13 45 (4.13%) Spring Boot
14 42 (3.85%) AngularJS
15 34 (3.12%) Sass
16 30 (2.75%) J2EE
16 30 (2.75%) jQuery
16 30 (2.75%) XML
17 29 (2.66%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 96 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (5.87%) Data Centre
3 54 (4.95%) Management Information System
4 40 (3.67%) Public Cloud
4 40 (3.67%) User Experience
5 36 (3.30%) Mobile App
6 34 (3.12%) Hybrid Cloud
7 33 (3.03%) CMDB
8 26 (2.39%) Private Cloud
9 23 (2.11%) Computer Science
9 23 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
10 21 (1.93%) Clustering
11 17 (1.56%) Tandem
12 16 (1.47%) Data Integration
12 16 (1.47%) Visualisation
13 14 (1.28%) Cloud Native
14 13 (1.19%) Client/Server
14 13 (1.19%) Mathematics
15 11 (1.01%) Virtual Team
16 7 (0.64%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 303 (27.80%) Linux
2 295 (27.06%) Windows
3 123 (11.28%) Unix
4 56 (5.14%) AIX
5 50 (4.59%) Windows Server
6 41 (3.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 41 (3.76%) Windows XP
7 40 (3.67%) Windows 2000
8 29 (2.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (1.65%) Ubuntu
10 14 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (1.01%) Apple iOS
12 10 (0.92%) Android
13 8 (0.73%) MVS
14 7 (0.64%) Windows 7
15 6 (0.55%) CentOS
15 6 (0.55%) HPUX
15 6 (0.55%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.55%) Solaris
15 6 (0.55%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 426 (39.08%) Agile Software Development
2 362 (33.21%) DevOps
3 242 (22.20%) ITIL
4 236 (21.65%) Open Source
5 173 (15.87%) Service Management
6 160 (14.68%) Scrum
7 159 (14.59%) Continuous Integration
8 142 (13.03%) Microservices
9 141 (12.94%) Change Management
10 132 (12.11%) Continuous Delivery
11 131 (12.02%) TDD
12 118 (10.83%) Configuration Management
12 118 (10.83%) Data Management
13 100 (9.17%) High Availability
14 96 (8.81%) PRINCE2
15 92 (8.44%) Problem Management
16 80 (7.34%) Migration
17 77 (7.06%) BDD
18 72 (6.61%) Business Intelligence
19 69 (6.33%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 244 (22.39%) Java
2 138 (12.66%) Python
3 114 (10.46%) SQL
4 103 (9.45%) JavaScript
5 90 (8.26%) C#
6 71 (6.51%) Ruby
7 67 (6.15%) PowerShell
8 47 (4.31%) Perl
9 45 (4.13%) Go
9 45 (4.13%) Scala
10 25 (2.29%) Shell Script
11 24 (2.20%) Bash Shell
12 23 (2.11%) PHP
13 19 (1.74%) C++
14 16 (1.47%) C
15 11 (1.01%) Groovy
16 10 (0.92%) T-SQL
17 6 (0.55%) R
18 4 (0.37%) TypeScript
19 3 (0.28%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 147 (13.49%) Security Cleared
2 112 (10.28%) SC Cleared
3 41 (3.76%) Degree
4 34 (3.12%) BPSS Clearance
5 30 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 24 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
6 24 (2.20%) MCSE
7 23 (2.11%) AWS Certification
8 18 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (1.56%) MCSA
10 9 (0.83%) CCNA
11 8 (0.73%) PhD
12 7 (0.64%) DV Cleared
12 7 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 6 (0.55%) CCIE
13 6 (0.55%) CISSP
14 4 (0.37%) CCNP
14 4 (0.37%) EMC Certification
14 4 (0.37%) PMI Certification
14 4 (0.37%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (4.77%) SLA
2 32 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
3 31 (2.84%) QA
4 9 (0.83%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (0.28%) GCP
6 2 (0.18%) COBIT
6 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.18%) SDET
7 1 (0.092%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 140 (12.84%) Docker
2 98 (8.99%) Active Directory
3 84 (7.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (3.30%) vSphere
5 29 (2.66%) Virtual Machines
6 24 (2.20%) Hyper-V
7 17 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (1.28%) vCloud
9 12 (1.10%) KVM
10 7 (0.64%) Xen
10 7 (0.64%) XenApp
11 6 (0.55%) HDFS
12 3 (0.28%) Oracle Clusterware
12 3 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (0.28%) VMware ESX
13 2 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.18%) VirtualBox
14 1 (0.092%) BitLocker
14 1 (0.092%) Gluster
14 1 (0.092%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 122 (11.19%) Puppet
2 107 (9.82%) Opscode Chef
3 80 (7.34%) Ansible
4 45 (4.13%) Terraform
5 25 (2.29%) Salt
6 23 (2.11%) Kubernetes
7 17 (1.56%) SCOM
8 14 (1.28%) Mesos
9 11 (1.01%) logstash
9 11 (1.01%) rkt
10 9 (0.83%) SCCM
11 8 (0.73%) CA Single Sign-On
11 8 (0.73%) Grafana
11 8 (0.73%) Kibana
12 7 (0.64%) AirWatch
12 7 (0.64%) Graphite
12 7 (0.64%) Nagios
13 6 (0.55%) Oracle RMAN
14 4 (0.37%) Ganglia
14 4 (0.37%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 306 (28.07%) Microsoft
2 182 (16.70%) VMware
3 118 (10.83%) Oracle
4 60 (5.50%) Red Hat
5 58 (5.32%) Splunk
6 42 (3.85%) Cisco
6 42 (3.85%) Google
6 42 (3.85%) MuleSoft
7 39 (3.58%) CA
8 36 (3.30%) AppDynamics
9 31 (2.84%) New Relic
10 22 (2.02%) IBM
11 21 (1.93%) ServiceNow
12 20 (1.83%) Citrix
13 19 (1.74%) Remedy
14 13 (1.19%) Perforce
15 12 (1.10%) Dell
15 12 (1.10%) Tableau
16 11 (1.01%) BMC
16 11 (1.01%) SAP
West London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £550 to £600 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day Contract to the end of 2017
Posted: 11 hours ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £500 - £740 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £575 - £625 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, 6 months contract
Posted: 5 days ago
London
JM
Rate: £525 - £625 per day
Posted: 6 days ago