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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 203 426 466
Rank change year-on-year
+223 +40
Contract jobs citing PaaS 556 201 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.21% 0.40% 0.29%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.79% 5.61% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 144 122
Median daily rate £500 £520 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +15.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £688 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
- +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £100.00 -
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
5677 3580 2478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.38% 7.11% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3896 2492 1687
Median daily rate £475 £450 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £413 £415
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 56 56
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £10.90 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.10 £70.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +32.53%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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
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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 +96 222 £500 -4.76% 44
South East +116 131 £500 -0.99% 15
North West +34 57 £381 -10.29% 8
North East - 54 £375 -
East Midlands +28 28 £558 +54.96%
Yorkshire +33 25 £525 +5.00% 2
East of England +15 20 £475 -5.00% 2
West Midlands -11 19 £400 -32.20% 2
South West +14 10 £506 +44.64% 3
Midlands +7 4 £500 +42.85%
PaaS
UK

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 700 (64.52%) IaaS
2 431 (39.72%) Agile Software Development
3 368 (33.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 361 (33.27%) DevOps
5 359 (33.09%) SaaS
6 336 (30.97%) Amazon AWS
7 286 (26.36%) Linux
8 259 (23.87%) Microsoft
9 251 (23.13%) Java
10 241 (22.21%) Windows
11 219 (20.18%) Open Source
12 206 (18.99%) ITIL
13 173 (15.94%) Service Management
14 165 (15.21%) Docker
15 159 (14.65%) Python
16 157 (14.47%) Microservices
17 156 (14.38%) Continuous Integration
18 153 (14.10%) Scrum
19 152 (14.01%) Continuous Delivery
20 151 (13.92%) Git (software)
20 151 (13.92%) Cloud Foundry
21 146 (13.46%) VMware
22 137 (12.63%) Puppet
23 133 (12.26%) Security Cleared
24 126 (11.61%) JavaScript
25 124 (11.43%) Jenkins
26 120 (11.06%) HTML
26 120 (11.06%) Change Management
26 120 (11.06%) TDD
27 119 (10.97%) Unix

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
1 151 (13.92%) Cloud Foundry
2 68 (6.27%) OpenStack
3 61 (5.62%) WebSphere
4 55 (5.07%) Confluence
5 37 (3.41%) Tomcat
6 36 (3.32%) Elasticsearch
7 35 (3.23%) Oracle Application Server
8 31 (2.86%) Apache Spark
9 30 (2.76%) Apache
9 30 (2.76%) nginx
10 27 (2.49%) IIS
11 21 (1.94%) Apache Solr
11 21 (1.94%) SharePoint
12 19 (1.75%) WebLogic
13 15 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
13 15 (1.38%) JBoss
14 13 (1.20%) SAS
15 10 (0.92%) MS Exchange
15 10 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
16 9 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 98 (9.03%) MS Excel
2 31 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (1.38%) MS Office
4 4 (0.37%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 36 (3.32%) Oracle EBS
1 36 (3.32%) Oracle EBS R12
2 18 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (0.46%) Oracle Retail
6 3 (0.28%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.28%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.18%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.092%) Magento
8 1 (0.092%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.092%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 700 (64.52%) IaaS
2 368 (33.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 359 (33.09%) SaaS
4 336 (30.97%) Amazon AWS
5 64 (5.90%) Cloud Computing
6 62 (5.71%) OpenShift
7 53 (4.88%) GitHub
8 50 (4.61%) Office 365
9 47 (4.33%) Azure Active Directory
10 37 (3.41%) Heroku
11 35 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
11 35 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
12 29 (2.67%) CloudBees
13 20 (1.84%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 19 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
15 17 (1.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 14 (1.29%) Amazon S3
16 14 (1.29%) Bluemix
16 14 (1.29%) IBM Cloud
17 13 (1.20%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 59 (5.44%) DNS
2 43 (3.96%) HTTP
3 39 (3.59%) Firewall
4 27 (2.49%) WAN
5 25 (2.30%) LAN
5 25 (2.30%) Network Security
5 25 (2.30%) SSL
5 25 (2.30%) TCP/IP
6 23 (2.12%) VPN
7 22 (2.03%) DHCP
8 16 (1.47%) Internet
9 15 (1.38%) LDAP
10 14 (1.29%) DMARC
11 12 (1.11%) DMZ
12 11 (1.01%) DKIM
12 11 (1.01%) SMTP
12 11 (1.01%) Software-Defined Networking
13 8 (0.74%) VoIP
14 7 (0.65%) AMQP
15 6 (0.55%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (10.05%) MongoDB
2 74 (6.82%) SQL Server
3 51 (4.70%) NoSQL
4 47 (4.33%) Hadoop
5 40 (3.69%) Oracle Database
6 38 (3.50%) Big Data
7 36 (3.32%) Oracle Database 12c
8 35 (3.23%) MySQL
8 35 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
9 34 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
10 32 (2.95%) Data Warehouse
11 28 (2.58%) Redis
12 22 (2.03%) Azure SQL Database
13 21 (1.94%) Relational Database
14 20 (1.84%) Power BI
15 19 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
15 19 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 16 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 15 (1.38%) OLTP
18 14 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 151 (13.92%) Git (software)
2 124 (11.43%) Jenkins
3 82 (7.56%) JIRA
4 42 (3.87%) Gradle
5 37 (3.41%) TeamCity
6 36 (3.32%) SonarQube
7 25 (2.30%) JUnit
8 24 (2.21%) Subversion
8 24 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
9 23 (2.12%) Vagrant
10 22 (2.03%) Visual Studio Team System
11 20 (1.84%) Visual Studio
12 19 (1.75%) Mercurial
12 19 (1.75%) MSBuild
13 18 (1.66%) NUnit
13 18 (1.66%) SpecFlow
14 17 (1.57%) Cucumber
15 16 (1.47%) Eclipse
16 15 (1.38%) Selenium
17 14 (1.29%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 116 (10.69%) Finance
2 70 (6.45%) Banking
3 45 (4.15%) Retail
4 32 (2.95%) Telecoms
5 19 (1.75%) Advertising
6 18 (1.66%) Marketing
7 15 (1.38%) Investment Banking
8 11 (1.01%) Financial Institution
9 10 (0.92%) Electronics
9 10 (0.92%) Manufacturing
10 9 (0.83%) Aerospace
11 5 (0.46%) Back Office
12 4 (0.37%) Billing
12 4 (0.37%) Legal
12 4 (0.37%) Publishing
12 4 (0.37%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.28%) Games
13 3 (0.28%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.18%) Automotive
14 2 (0.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 286 (26.36%) Architect
2 162 (14.93%) Developer
3 110 (10.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 98 (9.03%) Cloud Architect
5 81 (7.47%) Solutions Architect
6 64 (5.90%) Azure Architect
7 59 (5.44%) Consultant
8 49 (4.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 46 (4.24%) Cloud Engineer
10 45 (4.15%) Operations Engineer
11 43 (3.96%) Analyst
11 43 (3.96%) AWS Architect
11 43 (3.96%) AWS Engineer
12 42 (3.87%) Infrastructure Architect
13 39 (3.59%) DBA
14 38 (3.50%) AWS DevOps
15 34 (3.13%) Java Developer
16 31 (2.86%) Project Manager
17 30 (2.76%) Azure Consultant
18 29 (2.67%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (11.06%) HTML
2 109 (10.05%) .NET
3 90 (8.29%) HTML5
4 89 (8.20%) CSS
5 88 (8.11%) JSON
5 88 (8.11%) REST
6 75 (6.91%) Web Services
7 68 (6.27%) Spring
8 64 (5.90%) Node.js
9 52 (4.79%) AngularJS
9 52 (4.79%) Middleware
10 49 (4.52%) Spring Boot
11 48 (4.42%) CSS3
12 43 (3.96%) SOAP
13 35 (3.23%) RESTful
13 35 (3.23%) XML
14 34 (3.13%) Sass
15 31 (2.86%) jQuery
16 30 (2.76%) React
17 26 (2.40%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 82 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (6.18%) Data Centre
3 43 (3.96%) Public Cloud
4 42 (3.87%) Management Information System
4 42 (3.87%) User Experience
5 36 (3.32%) Mobile App
6 32 (2.95%) Hybrid Cloud
6 32 (2.95%) Private Cloud
7 29 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
8 26 (2.40%) CMDB
9 22 (2.03%) Clustering
10 20 (1.84%) Computer Science
11 17 (1.57%) Tandem
12 16 (1.47%) Visualisation
13 15 (1.38%) Mathematics
14 14 (1.29%) Data Integration
14 14 (1.29%) Virtual Team
15 13 (1.20%) Client/Server
16 12 (1.11%) Cloud Native
17 9 (0.83%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 286 (26.36%) Linux
2 241 (22.21%) Windows
3 119 (10.97%) Unix
4 46 (4.24%) Windows Server
5 44 (4.06%) AIX
6 41 (3.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 40 (3.69%) Windows XP
8 38 (3.50%) Windows 2000
9 30 (2.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (1.57%) Ubuntu
11 12 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (0.92%) Apple iOS
13 9 (0.83%) Android
14 8 (0.74%) CentOS
15 7 (0.65%) Windows 7
16 6 (0.55%) HPUX
16 6 (0.55%) Mac OS X
16 6 (0.55%) Solaris
17 5 (0.46%) Fedora
18 4 (0.37%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 431 (39.72%) Agile Software Development
2 361 (33.27%) DevOps
3 219 (20.18%) Open Source
4 206 (18.99%) ITIL
5 173 (15.94%) Service Management
6 157 (14.47%) Microservices
7 156 (14.38%) Continuous Integration
8 153 (14.10%) Scrum
9 152 (14.01%) Continuous Delivery
10 120 (11.06%) Change Management
10 120 (11.06%) TDD
11 112 (10.32%) Configuration Management
12 111 (10.23%) High Availability
13 88 (8.11%) Data Management
14 85 (7.83%) PRINCE2
15 78 (7.19%) Problem Management
16 77 (7.10%) BDD
17 72 (6.64%) ITSM
18 67 (6.18%) Kanban
19 65 (5.99%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 251 (23.13%) Java
2 159 (14.65%) Python
3 126 (11.61%) JavaScript
4 98 (9.03%) SQL
5 77 (7.10%) PowerShell
5 77 (7.10%) Ruby
6 75 (6.91%) C#
7 54 (4.98%) Scala
8 53 (4.88%) Go
9 48 (4.42%) Perl
10 30 (2.76%) C++
11 26 (2.40%) Bash Shell
11 26 (2.40%) PHP
12 21 (1.94%) Shell Script
13 15 (1.38%) C
14 8 (0.74%) Groovy
14 8 (0.74%) R
15 7 (0.65%) T-SQL
16 4 (0.37%) Erlang
16 4 (0.37%) Jython
Qualifications
1 133 (12.26%) Security Cleared
2 95 (8.76%) SC Cleared
3 39 (3.59%) BPSS Clearance
4 36 (3.32%) Degree
5 31 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 25 (2.30%) AWS Certification
7 24 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
8 21 (1.94%) MCSE
9 15 (1.38%) MCSA
10 14 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (0.92%) CISSP
12 8 (0.74%) PhD
13 7 (0.65%) CCNA
14 6 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 5 (0.46%) DV Cleared
16 4 (0.37%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 4 (0.37%) GIAC
16 4 (0.37%) MCSD
16 4 (0.37%) MCTS
16 4 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (4.06%) SLA
2 35 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
3 33 (3.04%) QA
4 9 (0.83%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (0.18%) COBIT
5 2 (0.18%) GCP
6 1 (0.092%) SDET
System Software
1 165 (15.21%) Docker
2 103 (9.49%) Active Directory
3 78 (7.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (3.04%) vSphere
5 26 (2.40%) Virtual Machines
6 19 (1.75%) Hyper-V
7 17 (1.57%) KVM
8 14 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
9 12 (1.11%) vCloud
9 12 (1.11%) XenApp
10 10 (0.92%) Xen
11 6 (0.55%) HDFS
11 6 (0.55%) LXC
12 5 (0.46%) Ceph
13 4 (0.37%) XenDesktop
14 3 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
15 2 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 2 (0.18%) VirtualBox
16 1 (0.092%) Gluster
16 1 (0.092%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 137 (12.63%) Puppet
2 114 (10.51%) Opscode Chef
3 97 (8.94%) Ansible
4 39 (3.59%) Terraform
5 29 (2.67%) Kubernetes
6 25 (2.30%) Salt
7 20 (1.84%) Mesos
7 20 (1.84%) SCOM
8 12 (1.11%) Kibana
8 12 (1.11%) logstash
9 11 (1.01%) SCCM
10 10 (0.92%) rkt
11 8 (0.74%) CA Single Sign-On
12 7 (0.65%) Grafana
13 6 (0.55%) Graphite
14 5 (0.46%) Nagios
15 4 (0.37%) Ganglia
15 4 (0.37%) PowerCLI
15 4 (0.37%) StatsD
15 4 (0.37%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 259 (23.87%) Microsoft
2 146 (13.46%) VMware
3 89 (8.20%) Oracle
4 60 (5.53%) Red Hat
5 58 (5.35%) Splunk
6 56 (5.16%) Google
7 47 (4.33%) MuleSoft
8 43 (3.96%) Cisco
9 41 (3.78%) AppDynamics
10 36 (3.32%) New Relic
11 23 (2.12%) IBM
11 23 (2.12%) ServiceNow
12 21 (1.94%) Citrix
13 19 (1.75%) CA
13 19 (1.75%) Remedy
14 18 (1.66%) Perforce
15 13 (1.20%) Tableau
16 11 (1.01%) Dell
16 11 (1.01%) SAP
17 10 (0.92%) BMC
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