The first table below looks at the demand for PaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PaaS over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the London region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 364 347 372
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +25
Contract jobs citing PaaS 48 31 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.14% 0.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.19% 6.77% 12.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 19 46
Average daily rate £448 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £388
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Services Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
775 458 448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.20% 2.12% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 329 337
Average daily rate £425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £579
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 7
Average hourly rate £17.00 £24.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.16% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.41 £16.50 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.70 £31.85 £76.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -38.00%
PaaS
England

PaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PaaS across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 April 2014.

PaaS Daily Rate Histogram in London

PaaS
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London +2 17 £375 -16.66% 11
Docklands, London - - - -
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 40 (57.14%) IaaS
2 37 (52.86%) SaaS
3 21 (30.00%) SOA
4 19 (27.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 18 (25.71%) Cloud Computing
5 18 (25.71%) Web Services
5 18 (25.71%) Puppet
6 17 (24.29%) Middleware
7 16 (22.86%) Windows
7 16 (22.86%) C#
8 14 (20.00%) Linux
8 14 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 13 (18.57%) HTTP
9 13 (18.57%) Opscode Chef
10 12 (17.14%) OpenStack
11 11 (15.71%) Unit Testing
11 11 (15.71%) REST
12 10 (14.29%) Security Cleared
12 10 (14.29%) XML
13 9 (12.86%) OO
13 9 (12.86%) CRM
13 9 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (12.86%) JSON
14 8 (11.43%) TDD
14 8 (11.43%) NUnit
14 8 (11.43%) SQL Server
15 7 (10.00%) .NET
15 7 (10.00%) SQL
15 7 (10.00%) Configuration Management
15 7 (10.00%) Project Management

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 12 (17.14%) OpenStack
2 5 (7.14%) IIS
2 5 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (5.71%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.29%) Apache
4 3 (4.29%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.86%) Node.js
5 2 (2.86%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.43%) Drupal
6 1 (1.43%) nginx
6 1 (1.43%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.43%) CloudStack
6 1 (1.43%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 6 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) SPSS
2 1 (1.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.43%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.43%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 40 (57.14%) IaaS
2 37 (52.86%) SaaS
3 19 (27.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (25.71%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (5.71%) Force.com
7 3 (4.29%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (4.29%) OpenShift
8 2 (2.86%) Heroku
9 1 (1.43%) Engine Yard
9 1 (1.43%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.57%) HTTP
2 4 (5.71%) SSL
3 3 (4.29%) SSH
3 3 (4.29%) Internet
3 3 (4.29%) FTP
4 2 (2.86%) Wireshark
4 2 (2.86%) NAS
4 2 (2.86%) tcpdump
4 2 (2.86%) SAN
4 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.43%) VPN
5 1 (1.43%) DNS
5 1 (1.43%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.43%) LAN
5 1 (1.43%) VoIP
5 1 (1.43%) WAN
5 1 (1.43%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (8.57%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 5 (7.14%) MySQL
4 4 (5.71%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.71%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.29%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (4.29%) Big Data
5 3 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.86%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.43%) QlikView
7 1 (1.43%) MarkLogic
7 1 (1.43%) Hazelcast
7 1 (1.43%) OrientDB
7 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.43%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (11.43%) NUnit
2 6 (8.57%) JIRA
3 5 (7.14%) Bugzilla
3 5 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (5.71%) Selenium
5 3 (4.29%) JSUnit
5 3 (4.29%) Visual Studio
5 3 (4.29%) WebDriver
5 3 (4.29%) MSTest
5 3 (4.29%) SpecFlow
5 3 (4.29%) QUnit
5 3 (4.29%) Jasmine
6 2 (2.86%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.86%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.43%) Grunt
7 1 (1.43%) PhantomJS
7 1 (1.43%) Yeoman
7 1 (1.43%) Bower
7 1 (1.43%) RSpec
7 1 (1.43%) Gradle
General
1 3 (4.29%) Finance
1 3 (4.29%) Advertising
1 3 (4.29%) Publishing
2 2 (2.86%) Games
2 2 (2.86%) Back Office
3 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.43%) Banking
3 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (34.29%) Architect
2 12 (17.14%) Developer
3 6 (8.57%) Integration Architect
3 6 (8.57%) Project Manager
3 6 (8.57%) Technical Architect
3 6 (8.57%) C# Developer
3 6 (8.57%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (8.57%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (7.14%) BizTalk Developer
4 5 (7.14%) Senior BizTalk Developer
4 5 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 4 (5.71%) Enterprise Architect
5 4 (5.71%) Senior Architect
5 4 (5.71%) Senior Enterprise Architect
6 3 (4.29%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (4.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (4.29%) Consultant
7 2 (2.86%) Analyst
7 2 (2.86%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (25.71%) Web Services
2 17 (24.29%) Middleware
3 11 (15.71%) REST
4 10 (14.29%) XML
5 9 (12.86%) JSON
6 7 (10.00%) .NET
7 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET
7 6 (8.57%) CSS
7 6 (8.57%) HTML
7 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
8 5 (7.14%) WCF
8 5 (7.14%) HTML5
8 5 (7.14%) XSD
8 5 (7.14%) XSL
9 4 (5.71%) SAML
9 4 (5.71%) CSS3
10 3 (4.29%) Ajax
11 2 (2.86%) SOAP
11 2 (2.86%) HATEOAS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) Open Source
2 4 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.29%) Firmware
3 3 (4.29%) Clustering
3 3 (4.29%) CESG
3 3 (4.29%) PKI
4 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.86%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.43%) Social Media
5 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.43%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.86%) Windows
2 14 (20.00%) Linux
3 5 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.29%) AIX
4 3 (4.29%) Android
5 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.86%) UNIX
6 1 (1.43%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.43%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.43%) Gentoo
6 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.00%) SOA
2 11 (15.71%) Unit Testing
3 9 (12.86%) OO
3 9 (12.86%) CRM
3 9 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (11.43%) TDD
5 7 (10.00%) TOGAF
5 7 (10.00%) MVC
5 7 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 7 (10.00%) Project Management
5 7 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (8.57%) Multithreading
6 6 (8.57%) Scrum
7 5 (7.14%) EAI
7 5 (7.14%) Data Modelling
7 5 (7.14%) OOD
7 5 (7.14%) OOP
7 5 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (7.14%) Refactoring
8 4 (5.71%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.86%) C#
2 7 (10.00%) SQL
3 6 (8.57%) Shell Script
4 5 (7.14%) Ruby
4 5 (7.14%) Java
5 4 (5.71%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.29%) Python
7 2 (2.86%) Perl
7 2 (2.86%) PHP
7 2 (2.86%) VBScript
7 2 (2.86%) C++
8 1 (1.43%) VB
8 1 (1.43%) C
8 1 (1.43%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.43%) Scala
8 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.71%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.29%) RHCE
5 1 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.43%) Degree
5 1 (1.43%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.29%) NFS
3 2 (2.86%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.86%) vSphere
3 2 (2.86%) vCloud
3 2 (2.86%) Docker
4 1 (1.43%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (25.71%) Puppet
2 13 (18.57%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.29%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (4.29%) Vagrant
3 3 (4.29%) BladeLogic
4 1 (1.43%) SCCM
4 1 (1.43%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.43%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.43%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.00%) VMware
3 5 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 5 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (5.71%) IBM
4 4 (5.71%) Oracle
4 4 (5.71%) JBoss
5 3 (4.29%) BMC
5 3 (4.29%) Rackspace
6 2 (2.86%) WSO2
6 2 (2.86%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.86%) Google
6 2 (2.86%) Akamai
6 2 (2.86%) Citrix
6 2 (2.86%) SAP
6 2 (2.86%) Cisco
7 1 (1.43%) EMC
7 1 (1.43%) Cognos
7 1 (1.43%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.43%) NetApp
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