The table below looks at the statistics for PaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PaaS over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 93 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PaaS 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.15% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.94% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£550 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - -
PaaS
West Yorkshire

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

Cloud Services Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
68 30 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 5.16% 2.57% 8.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 18 58
Average daily rate £300 £365 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.80% +32.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £13.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+92.30% -11.86%

PaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PaaS across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

PaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

PaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

PaaS Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

PaaS
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing PaaS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PaaS.

1 2 (100.00%) SaaS
1 2 (100.00%) IaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) DNS

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing PaaS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PaaS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) SaaS
1 2 (100.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Structures
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Python