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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 224 474 453
Rank change year-on-year
+250 -21
Contract jobs citing PaaS 551 170 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.11% 0.32% 0.31%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.53% 5.16% 6.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 123 130
Median daily rate £515 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.42% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £333 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
5781 3295 2393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.64% 6.24% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3982 2222 1539
Median daily rate £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.17% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 56 47
Median hourly rate £19.61 £23.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.73% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.80 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-29.00% +25.00%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +120 236 £525 - 33
South East +119 151 £500 +17.64% 7
North West +44 42 £425 -5.55% 2
North East +15 37 £500 +5.26%
Yorkshire +39 35 £550 +15.78% 2
West Midlands -1 29 £400 -32.20% 5
East Midlands +6 11 £438 - 1
East of England +5 10 £600 +9.09% 2
South West +15 6 £550 +65.41% 5
PaaS
UK

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 618 (63.38%) IaaS
2 375 (38.46%) SaaS
3 370 (37.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 335 (34.36%) DevOps
5 313 (32.10%) Amazon AWS
6 308 (31.59%) Agile Software Development
7 255 (26.15%) Linux
8 236 (24.21%) Microsoft
9 206 (21.13%) Java
10 197 (20.21%) Open Source
11 191 (19.59%) Windows
12 166 (17.03%) Docker
13 164 (16.82%) Puppet
14 160 (16.41%) Python
15 146 (14.97%) ITIL
15 146 (14.97%) Opscode Chef
16 135 (13.85%) Continuous Delivery
16 135 (13.85%) Finance
17 132 (13.54%) Git (software)
18 120 (12.31%) Cloud Foundry
19 118 (12.10%) Ansible
19 118 (12.10%) Microservices
19 118 (12.10%) JavaScript
20 117 (12.00%) Jenkins
21 113 (11.59%) VMware
22 107 (10.97%) Active Directory
22 107 (10.97%) Continuous Integration
23 102 (10.46%) SQL
24 99 (10.15%) OpenStack
25 98 (10.05%) Configuration Management

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
1 120 (12.31%) Cloud Foundry
2 99 (10.15%) OpenStack
3 41 (4.21%) SharePoint
4 34 (3.49%) Tomcat
5 32 (3.28%) Confluence
5 32 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
6 27 (2.77%) Apache
6 27 (2.77%) IIS
7 21 (2.15%) Apache Spark
8 18 (1.85%) Oracle Application Server
9 17 (1.74%) nginx
10 16 (1.64%) Apache Solr
10 16 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
11 15 (1.54%) MS Exchange
12 13 (1.33%) WebSphere
13 12 (1.23%) JBoss
14 9 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
15 7 (0.72%) GemFire
15 7 (0.72%) Skype for Business
15 7 (0.72%) WebLogic
Applications
1 95 (9.74%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.92%) MS Office
3 5 (0.51%) MS Project
4 2 (0.21%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 21 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.95%) Oracle EBS
2 19 (1.95%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.51%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.21%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.10%) Magento
5 1 (0.10%) Maximo
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.10%) RMDS
5 1 (0.10%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 618 (63.38%) IaaS
2 375 (38.46%) SaaS
3 370 (37.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 313 (32.10%) Amazon AWS
5 64 (6.56%) Cloud Computing
5 64 (6.56%) Office 365
6 58 (5.95%) Azure Active Directory
7 51 (5.23%) OpenShift
8 45 (4.62%) Heroku
9 39 (4.00%) GitHub
10 38 (3.90%) Google Cloud Platform
11 20 (2.05%) AWS CloudFormation
12 19 (1.95%) CloudBees
13 15 (1.54%) HP Helion
14 9 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
15 8 (0.82%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 6 (0.62%) AWS Lambda
16 6 (0.62%) Google App Engine
16 6 (0.62%) Yammer
17 4 (0.41%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 64 (6.56%) DNS
2 62 (6.36%) Firewall
3 41 (4.21%) LAN
3 41 (4.21%) WAN
4 37 (3.79%) Network Security
5 30 (3.08%) DHCP
6 28 (2.87%) HTTP
7 27 (2.77%) SSL
8 18 (1.85%) TCP/IP
9 16 (1.64%) LDAP
10 13 (1.33%) AMQP
11 12 (1.23%) VPN
12 11 (1.13%) SAN
13 10 (1.03%) MPLS
13 10 (1.03%) VLAN
14 9 (0.92%) DMZ
14 9 (0.92%) Internet
15 6 (0.62%) IPsec
15 6 (0.62%) Software-Defined Networking
15 6 (0.62%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (8.10%) SQL Server
2 72 (7.38%) MongoDB
3 42 (4.31%) NoSQL
4 35 (3.59%) Hadoop
5 33 (3.38%) Apache Cassandra
6 32 (3.28%) Big Data
7 30 (3.08%) MySQL
8 26 (2.67%) Redis
9 24 (2.46%) Oracle Database
10 23 (2.36%) Azure SQL Database
11 19 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
11 19 (1.95%) Oracle Database 12c
12 16 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
12 16 (1.64%) Relational Database
13 14 (1.44%) OLTP
14 7 (0.72%) HBase
14 7 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
14 7 (0.72%) RDBMS
14 7 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 6 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 132 (13.54%) Git (software)
2 117 (12.00%) Jenkins
3 59 (6.05%) JIRA
4 47 (4.82%) TeamCity
5 34 (3.49%) Gradle
6 28 (2.87%) MSBuild
7 27 (2.77%) SonarQube
8 26 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 24 (2.46%) Vagrant
9 24 (2.46%) Visual Studio
10 19 (1.95%) Subversion
11 18 (1.85%) NUnit
11 18 (1.85%) SpecFlow
11 18 (1.85%) Visual Studio Team System
12 16 (1.64%) JUnit
13 12 (1.23%) Sonatype Nexus
14 11 (1.13%) CMake
14 11 (1.13%) Maven
15 10 (1.03%) Octopus Deploy
16 9 (0.92%) TestComplete
General
1 135 (13.85%) Finance
2 59 (6.05%) Banking
3 33 (3.38%) Retail
4 19 (1.95%) Investment Banking
5 18 (1.85%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.13%) Financial Institution
7 10 (1.03%) Advertising
8 8 (0.82%) Marketing
9 6 (0.62%) Automotive
9 6 (0.62%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.51%) Back Office
11 4 (0.41%) Publishing
11 4 (0.41%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.31%) Billing
13 2 (0.21%) Electronics
13 2 (0.21%) Games
13 2 (0.21%) Law
13 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.10%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.10%) Legal
Job Titles
1 332 (34.05%) Architect
2 143 (14.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 117 (12.00%) Cloud Architect
4 115 (11.79%) Developer
5 97 (9.95%) Solutions Architect
6 64 (6.56%) Azure Architect
7 60 (6.15%) Security Architect
8 59 (6.05%) Cloud Engineer
9 56 (5.74%) Infrastructure Architect
10 51 (5.23%) Consultant
11 49 (5.03%) Senior DevOps
12 46 (4.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 42 (4.31%) AWS Architect
13 42 (4.31%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 40 (4.10%) AWS Engineer
15 38 (3.90%) Technical Architect
16 34 (3.49%) Linux/Unix DevOps
17 33 (3.38%) AWS DevOps
18 31 (3.18%) Azure Engineer
19 29 (2.97%) Azure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (9.33%) HTML
2 83 (8.51%) .NET
3 70 (7.18%) HTML5
4 69 (7.08%) CSS
5 60 (6.15%) JSON
5 60 (6.15%) Web Services
6 58 (5.95%) REST
7 53 (5.44%) Spring
8 48 (4.92%) Middleware
9 44 (4.51%) AngularJS
10 41 (4.21%) Node.js
11 38 (3.90%) RabbitMQ
12 37 (3.79%) CSS3
13 34 (3.49%) Spring Boot
14 31 (3.18%) SOAP
15 28 (2.87%) RESTful
16 24 (2.46%) XML
17 22 (2.26%) React
18 21 (2.15%) Sass
19 20 (2.05%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 90 (9.23%) Data Centre
2 57 (5.85%) Public Cloud
3 49 (5.03%) Private Cloud
4 43 (4.41%) Hybrid Cloud
5 40 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
7 26 (2.67%) Mobile App
8 25 (2.56%) Management Information System
8 25 (2.56%) User Experience
9 22 (2.26%) Clustering
9 22 (2.26%) Computer Science
10 21 (2.15%) Enterprise Cloud
11 17 (1.74%) CMDB
11 17 (1.74%) Virtual Team
12 14 (1.44%) Visualisation
13 13 (1.33%) Client/Server
13 13 (1.33%) Cloud Native
14 11 (1.13%) Mathematics
14 11 (1.13%) PKI
15 10 (1.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 255 (26.15%) Linux
2 191 (19.59%) Windows
3 80 (8.21%) Unix
4 58 (5.95%) Windows Server
5 49 (5.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 35 (3.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (2.67%) Ubuntu
8 23 (2.36%) CentOS
9 16 (1.64%) Fedora
9 16 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (1.23%) Windows 10
11 9 (0.92%) Windows 7
12 8 (0.82%) Android
12 8 (0.82%) Apple iOS
13 7 (0.72%) VMS
14 5 (0.51%) AIX
14 5 (0.51%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.51%) Solaris
15 4 (0.41%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 335 (34.36%) DevOps
2 308 (31.59%) Agile Software Development
3 197 (20.21%) Open Source
4 146 (14.97%) ITIL
5 135 (13.85%) Continuous Delivery
6 118 (12.10%) Microservices
7 107 (10.97%) Continuous Integration
8 98 (10.05%) Configuration Management
9 92 (9.44%) Scrum
10 88 (9.03%) TDD
11 86 (8.82%) Service Management
12 83 (8.51%) High Availability
13 75 (7.69%) Change Management
13 75 (7.69%) PRINCE2
14 74 (7.59%) TOGAF
15 69 (7.08%) Software Engineering
16 66 (6.77%) Migration
17 64 (6.56%) Problem Management
18 58 (5.95%) Stakeholder Management
19 51 (5.23%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 206 (21.13%) Java
2 160 (16.41%) Python
3 118 (12.10%) JavaScript
4 102 (10.46%) SQL
5 88 (9.03%) PowerShell
6 84 (8.62%) Ruby
7 58 (5.95%) Go
8 53 (5.44%) C++
9 52 (5.33%) Perl
10 44 (4.51%) C#
11 40 (4.10%) Scala
12 32 (3.28%) Bash Shell
13 16 (1.64%) PHP
14 11 (1.13%) Shell Script
15 9 (0.92%) C
16 8 (0.82%) Groovy
17 7 (0.72%) Bourne shell
18 6 (0.62%) Jython
18 6 (0.62%) Korn
19 4 (0.41%) R
Qualifications
1 83 (8.51%) Security Cleared
2 42 (4.31%) BPSS Clearance
2 42 (4.31%) SC Cleared
3 36 (3.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 33 (3.38%) Degree
5 25 (2.56%) MCSE
6 19 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (1.95%) CISSP
6 19 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
7 15 (1.54%) MCSA
8 12 (1.23%) CCNA
9 11 (1.13%) AWS Certification
10 9 (0.92%) CCNP
11 8 (0.82%) PhD
12 7 (0.72%) GIAC
12 7 (0.72%) PMI Certification
12 7 (0.72%) PMP
12 7 (0.72%) VCAP
13 6 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 5 (0.51%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (4.21%) Disclosure Scotland
2 26 (2.67%) QA
3 10 (1.03%) SLA
4 9 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.41%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.31%) COBIT
7 2 (0.21%) GCP
8 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.10%) SDET
System Software
1 166 (17.03%) Docker
2 107 (10.97%) Active Directory
3 72 (7.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (3.69%) vSphere
5 25 (2.56%) vCloud
6 19 (1.95%) Hyper-V
7 14 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
8 12 (1.23%) XenApp
9 9 (0.92%) KVM
9 9 (0.92%) Xen
10 6 (0.62%) LXC
11 5 (0.51%) Ceph
11 5 (0.51%) HDFS
12 4 (0.41%) NFS
12 4 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
13 3 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.31%) Snort
13 3 (0.31%) Squid
13 3 (0.31%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 164 (16.82%) Puppet
2 146 (14.97%) Opscode Chef
3 118 (12.10%) Ansible
4 42 (4.31%) Kubernetes
5 31 (3.18%) Mesos
6 25 (2.56%) SCOM
7 22 (2.26%) Salt
8 21 (2.15%) Terraform
9 18 (1.85%) SCCM
10 8 (0.82%) logstash
11 5 (0.51%) CA Single Sign-On
11 5 (0.51%) Kibana
12 4 (0.41%) CFEngine
12 4 (0.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 4 (0.41%) Ganglia
12 4 (0.41%) Graphite
12 4 (0.41%) StatsD
12 4 (0.41%) Tivoli
12 4 (0.41%) vRealize
13 3 (0.31%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 236 (24.21%) Microsoft
2 113 (11.59%) VMware
3 60 (6.15%) Oracle
4 59 (6.05%) Red Hat
5 54 (5.54%) Google
6 51 (5.23%) Splunk
7 50 (5.13%) Cisco
8 35 (3.59%) AppDynamics
9 34 (3.49%) New Relic
10 33 (3.38%) MuleSoft
11 28 (2.87%) Citrix
12 23 (2.36%) ServiceNow
13 18 (1.85%) Perforce
14 17 (1.74%) IBM
15 12 (1.23%) Dynatrace
15 12 (1.23%) Remedy
16 11 (1.13%) NetApp
17 10 (1.03%) Dell
17 10 (1.03%) EMC
18 8 (0.82%) CA
London
Scott-Merrick LLP
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 hours ago
West Midlands
Spring Technology
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £450 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Darwin Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £700 - £850 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ebury
Rate: £425.00 - £454.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hanslope Park, near Milton Keynes
FCO Services
Rate: £33,835 - £44,884 plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £400 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: Rate: £550 to £600 p/day
Posted: 19 days ago
Coventry
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 26 days ago