The table below looks at the statistics for PaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PaaS over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
England / London
Rank 188 308 319
Rank change year-on-year
+120 +11
Contract jobs citing PaaS 248 112 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.28% 0.53% 0.46%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.41% 6.01% 7.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 90 73
Median daily rate £500 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £375 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £725 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £488 £475
% change year-on-year
-2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £100.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -

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

Cloud Services Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
2948 1865 1278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.16% 8.88% 6.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2209 1395 911
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £620 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 16
Median hourly rate £25.00 £26.32 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.01% -4.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.20 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £100.00 £46.02
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 London

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

PaaS Jobs Demand Trend in London

PaaS
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

PaaS Daily Rate Trend in London

PaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PaaS across the London region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

PaaS Daily Rate Histogram in London

PaaS
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

PaaS Hourly Rate Trend in London

PaaS
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the London region over the 3 months to 20 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
City of London +30 48 £438 -12.50% 9
Twickenham - 2 £400 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £563 -
Chiswick - 1 £477 -
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 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 London region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 292 (61.86%) IaaS
2 216 (45.76%) Amazon AWS
3 208 (44.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 198 (41.95%) Agile Software Development
5 174 (36.86%) DevOps
6 127 (26.91%) Java
7 120 (25.42%) Microsoft
8 111 (23.52%) SaaS
9 93 (19.70%) Windows
10 89 (18.86%) Finance
10 89 (18.86%) Continuous Integration
11 87 (18.43%) Cloud Foundry
12 85 (18.01%) TDD
13 81 (17.16%) Scrum
14 79 (16.74%) Microservices
15 75 (15.89%) Git (software)
16 71 (15.04%) JIRA
16 71 (15.04%) Python
16 71 (15.04%) Docker
16 71 (15.04%) Jenkins
17 68 (14.41%) Linux
18 63 (13.35%) Puppet
19 59 (12.50%) Open Source
20 58 (12.29%) Banking
21 57 (12.08%) SQL Server
22 54 (11.44%) .NET
23 52 (11.02%) Continuous Delivery
24 51 (10.81%) HTML
24 51 (10.81%) Unix
25 50 (10.59%) Web Services

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 87 (18.43%) Cloud Foundry
2 45 (9.53%) Confluence
3 29 (6.14%) IIS
4 28 (5.93%) SharePoint
5 22 (4.66%) nginx
6 19 (4.03%) OpenStack
7 17 (3.60%) BizTalk Server
7 17 (3.60%) Tomcat
8 15 (3.18%) Elasticsearch
9 14 (2.97%) WebSphere
10 13 (2.75%) WebLogic
11 11 (2.33%) Oracle Coherence
12 9 (1.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 9 (1.91%) SharePoint 2013
12 9 (1.91%) WebSphere Application Server
13 8 (1.69%) CMS
13 8 (1.69%) JBoss
13 8 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
14 7 (1.48%) Apache Spark
15 6 (1.27%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 26 (5.51%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.75%) MS Office
3 4 (0.85%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.64%) MS Project
5 2 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (3.60%) Dynamics AX
1 17 (3.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (2.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.64%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 292 (61.86%) IaaS
2 216 (45.76%) Amazon AWS
3 208 (44.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 111 (23.52%) SaaS
5 47 (9.96%) OpenShift
6 34 (7.20%) GitHub
6 34 (7.20%) Office 365
7 31 (6.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 29 (6.14%) AWS CloudFormation
9 24 (5.08%) CloudBees
10 20 (4.24%) Amazon EC2
11 19 (4.03%) Amazon S3
11 19 (4.03%) Heroku
12 18 (3.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 18 (3.81%) Azure Active Directory
12 18 (3.81%) CloudFront
13 17 (3.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 16 (3.39%) AWS CloudTrail
15 14 (2.97%) Cloud Computing
16 12 (2.54%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 30 (6.36%) Firewall
1 30 (6.36%) VPN
2 27 (5.72%) WAN
3 26 (5.51%) LAN
4 21 (4.45%) HTTP
5 19 (4.03%) DNS
6 16 (3.39%) TCP/IP
7 14 (2.97%) DMARC
7 14 (2.97%) Internet
7 14 (2.97%) LDAP
8 13 (2.75%) DMZ
8 13 (2.75%) Network Security
9 11 (2.33%) DKIM
9 11 (2.33%) SMTP
10 8 (1.69%) DHCP
10 8 (1.69%) Software-Defined Networking
10 8 (1.69%) SSL
11 6 (1.27%) X.509
12 5 (1.06%) VLAN
12 5 (1.06%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (12.08%) SQL Server
2 45 (9.53%) MongoDB
3 27 (5.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (5.30%) NoSQL
5 21 (4.45%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (3.60%) Amazon RDS
6 17 (3.60%) Hadoop
6 17 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
7 16 (3.39%) Redis
8 15 (3.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 14 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 13 (2.75%) SQL Server 2012
11 12 (2.54%) Azure SQL Database
11 12 (2.54%) Big Data
11 12 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (2.33%) MySQL
13 10 (2.12%) Data Mining
13 10 (2.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 9 (1.91%) Apache Cassandra
15 8 (1.69%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 75 (15.89%) Git (software)
2 71 (15.04%) Jenkins
2 71 (15.04%) JIRA
3 27 (5.72%) SonarQube
3 27 (5.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (3.81%) Subversion
5 17 (3.60%) Cucumber
5 17 (3.60%) Mercurial
6 15 (3.18%) JUnit
6 15 (3.18%) Selenium
7 13 (2.75%) Sonatype Nexus
8 12 (2.54%) Bazaar
9 11 (2.33%) Gradle
10 10 (2.12%) gulp
10 10 (2.12%) Visual Studio
11 9 (1.91%) Vagrant
12 8 (1.69%) Mockito
12 8 (1.69%) TeamCity
12 8 (1.69%) Visual Studio Team System
13 7 (1.48%) Maven
General
1 89 (18.86%) Finance
2 58 (12.29%) Banking
3 27 (5.72%) Retail
4 26 (5.51%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.33%) Electronics
5 11 (2.33%) Marketing
6 10 (2.12%) Investment Banking
6 10 (2.12%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.91%) Advertising
8 8 (1.69%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.85%) Legal
10 2 (0.42%) Back Office
10 2 (0.42%) Games
10 2 (0.42%) Law
11 1 (0.21%) Billing
11 1 (0.21%) German Language
11 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 160 (33.90%) Architect
2 83 (17.58%) Developer
3 65 (13.77%) Cloud Architect
4 58 (12.29%) DevOps Engineer
5 44 (9.32%) Azure Architect
6 43 (9.11%) Infrastructure Architect
7 41 (8.69%) AWS Engineer
8 38 (8.05%) AWS DevOps
9 35 (7.42%) Solutions Architect
10 34 (7.20%) Consultant
11 32 (6.78%) AWS Architect
12 24 (5.08%) Project Manager
13 23 (4.87%) Java Developer
14 19 (4.03%) Microsoft Developer
15 17 (3.60%) Dynamics AX Developer
16 15 (3.18%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
17 14 (2.97%) Azure Consultant
17 14 (2.97%) Cloud Engineer
17 14 (2.97%) Linux/Unix DevOps
17 14 (2.97%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (11.44%) .NET
2 51 (10.81%) HTML
3 50 (10.59%) Web Services
4 44 (9.32%) JSON
4 44 (9.32%) REST
5 42 (8.90%) CSS
5 42 (8.90%) Spring
6 38 (8.05%) SOAP
7 37 (7.84%) Middleware
8 35 (7.42%) HTML5
9 33 (6.99%) Node.js
10 28 (5.93%) CSS3
11 24 (5.08%) jQuery
12 23 (4.87%) AngularJS
12 23 (4.87%) J2EE
13 22 (4.66%) RESTful
14 21 (4.45%) Dojo
15 20 (4.24%) WCF
16 19 (4.03%) Ember.js
16 19 (4.03%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 42 (8.90%) Data Centre
2 32 (6.78%) Public Cloud
3 30 (6.36%) User Experience
4 27 (5.72%) Mobile App
5 21 (4.45%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (2.97%) Hybrid Cloud
6 14 (2.97%) Private Cloud
7 12 (2.54%) Cloud Native
7 12 (2.54%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.48%) Clustering
8 7 (1.48%) Minimum Viable Product
9 6 (1.27%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.27%) iPad
9 6 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (1.06%) Data Integration
11 4 (0.85%) Enterprise Cloud
11 4 (0.85%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.85%) Visualisation
12 3 (0.64%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 93 (19.70%) Windows
2 68 (14.41%) Linux
3 51 (10.81%) Unix
4 20 (4.24%) Windows Server
5 11 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (1.91%) Apple iOS
7 8 (1.69%) Android
8 7 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.64%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.64%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.42%) AIX
11 2 (0.42%) CentOS
11 2 (0.42%) Fedora
11 2 (0.42%) Solaris
11 2 (0.42%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.42%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.21%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.21%) VMS
12 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (41.95%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (36.86%) DevOps
3 89 (18.86%) Continuous Integration
4 85 (18.01%) TDD
5 81 (17.16%) Scrum
6 79 (16.74%) Microservices
7 59 (12.50%) Open Source
8 52 (11.02%) Continuous Delivery
9 48 (10.17%) Business Intelligence
10 47 (9.96%) Migration
11 42 (8.90%) High Availability
12 41 (8.69%) BDD
13 35 (7.42%) Configuration Management
14 34 (7.20%) Kanban
15 31 (6.57%) Project Management
16 28 (5.93%) Stakeholder Management
17 27 (5.72%) SOA
18 24 (5.08%) Load Balancing
18 24 (5.08%) Technical Architecture
19 23 (4.87%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 127 (26.91%) Java
2 71 (15.04%) Python
3 49 (10.38%) C#
4 45 (9.53%) PowerShell
5 40 (8.47%) SQL
6 38 (8.05%) JavaScript
7 35 (7.42%) Ruby
8 25 (5.30%) Go
8 25 (5.30%) Perl
9 15 (3.18%) Scala
10 12 (2.54%) Shell Script
11 11 (2.33%) Bash Shell
11 11 (2.33%) Groovy
12 9 (1.91%) PHP
13 8 (1.69%) T-SQL
14 6 (1.27%) C
15 3 (0.64%) C++
15 3 (0.64%) Erlang
15 3 (0.64%) Jython
15 3 (0.64%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 49 (10.38%) Security Cleared
2 40 (8.47%) SC Cleared
3 22 (4.66%) AWS Certification
4 19 (4.03%) Degree
5 15 (3.18%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (1.91%) MCSE
8 7 (1.48%) CCNA
9 6 (1.27%) CISSP
9 6 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (1.06%) CCIE
11 4 (0.85%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 4 (0.85%) EMC Certification
11 4 (0.85%) MCSD
11 4 (0.85%) MCTS
11 4 (0.85%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.85%) PMP
11 4 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.33%) QA
2 9 (1.91%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 4 (0.85%) SLA
4 2 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.21%) COBIT
5 1 (0.21%) GCP
5 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 71 (15.04%) Docker
2 38 (8.05%) Active Directory
3 26 (5.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (3.81%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (2.97%) vCloud
6 13 (2.75%) Hyper-V
7 10 (2.12%) vSphere
8 6 (1.27%) XenApp
9 3 (0.64%) KVM
9 3 (0.64%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.21%) Gluster
11 1 (0.21%) Xen
11 1 (0.21%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 63 (13.35%) Puppet
2 48 (10.17%) Ansible
3 47 (9.96%) Opscode Chef
4 36 (7.63%) Terraform
5 23 (4.87%) Salt
6 17 (3.60%) Kubernetes
7 12 (2.54%) logstash
8 10 (2.12%) SCOM
9 9 (1.91%) Mesos
9 9 (1.91%) rkt
10 8 (1.69%) CA Single Sign-On
10 8 (1.69%) Grafana
10 8 (1.69%) Kibana
11 6 (1.27%) AirWatch
11 6 (1.27%) Graphite
11 6 (1.27%) SCCM
12 5 (1.06%) Nagios
13 3 (0.64%) Cacti
13 3 (0.64%) Ganglia
13 3 (0.64%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 120 (25.42%) Microsoft
2 40 (8.47%) Oracle
2 40 (8.47%) Splunk
3 39 (8.26%) VMware
4 24 (5.08%) Red Hat
5 23 (4.87%) Google
6 19 (4.03%) MuleSoft
7 18 (3.81%) AppDynamics
7 18 (3.81%) Citrix
7 18 (3.81%) IBM
8 14 (2.97%) Cisco
9 13 (2.75%) New Relic
10 10 (2.12%) SAP
11 9 (1.91%) SaltStack
12 8 (1.69%) Riverbed
13 7 (1.48%) ATG
13 7 (1.48%) EMC
13 7 (1.48%) Mercator
14 6 (1.27%) Tableau
14 6 (1.27%) Telerik
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