The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 324 399 378
Rank change year-on-year
+75 -21
Contract jobs citing PaaS 96 35 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.39% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.48% 5.56% 6.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 21 25
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £423 £328
% change year-on-year
+12.35% +29.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
PaaS
England

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
1013 629 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.14% 2.50% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 674 469 285
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £125 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £18.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -26.78%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +31 12 £450 +9.09% 4
Uxbridge - 5 £488 -
Hammersmith - - - -
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 71 (43.56%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (41.72%) SaaS
3 66 (40.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 58 (35.58%) Microsoft
4 58 (35.58%) IaaS
5 54 (33.13%) .NET
6 53 (32.52%) SQL
7 49 (30.06%) MVC
8 40 (24.54%) Azure SQL Database
9 34 (20.86%) SQL Server
10 32 (19.63%) Oracle
10 32 (19.63%) WCF
11 31 (19.02%) Team Foundation Server
11 31 (19.02%) SQL Server 2008
11 31 (19.02%) MS Excel
12 28 (17.18%) HTTP
12 28 (17.18%) PL/SQL
12 28 (17.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 27 (16.56%) C#
13 27 (16.56%) Linux
14 24 (14.72%) Scrum
14 24 (14.72%) .NET Framework
14 24 (14.72%) DevOps
14 24 (14.72%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 23 (14.11%) TDD
16 21 (12.88%) ASP.NET MVC
16 21 (12.88%) ASP.NET
17 20 (12.27%) Puppet
18 19 (11.66%) Web Services
19 18 (11.04%) Windows

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 8 (4.91%) WordPress
2 7 (4.29%) IIS
3 6 (3.68%) OpenStack
4 4 (2.45%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.45%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.45%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (1.84%) Lync
5 3 (1.84%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.84%) Umbraco
5 3 (1.84%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (1.23%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.61%) Node.js
7 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.61%) Tuxedo
7 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.61%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 31 (19.02%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.45%) MS Office
3 1 (0.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 68 (41.72%) SaaS
2 66 (40.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 58 (35.58%) IaaS
4 11 (6.75%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (3.68%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (3.68%) OpenShift
6 4 (2.45%) Force.com
6 4 (2.45%) Office 365
7 2 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.23%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.23%) Route 53
7 2 (1.23%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.61%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 28 (17.18%) HTTP
2 13 (7.98%) SSL
3 9 (5.52%) TCP/IP
4 8 (4.91%) Firewall
5 6 (3.68%) SNMP
6 5 (3.07%) LDAP
6 5 (3.07%) DNS
7 4 (2.45%) VPN
7 4 (2.45%) MPLS
7 4 (2.45%) Internet
8 3 (1.84%) PBX
8 3 (1.84%) WAN
8 3 (1.84%) VLAN
8 3 (1.84%) VPLS
8 3 (1.84%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (1.23%) NAS
9 2 (1.23%) Network Security
9 2 (1.23%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (1.23%) SMTP
9 2 (1.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (24.54%) Azure SQL Database
2 34 (20.86%) SQL Server
3 31 (19.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (5.52%) Hadoop
5 7 (4.29%) MongoDB
6 6 (3.68%) Big Data
7 3 (1.84%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.84%) MySQL
7 3 (1.84%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.23%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.61%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.61%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 31 (19.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (6.75%) Visual Studio
3 6 (3.68%) NUnit
3 6 (3.68%) SpecFlow
4 4 (2.45%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (2.45%) RSpec
5 3 (1.84%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.84%) QUnit
5 3 (1.84%) Jasmine
5 3 (1.84%) WebDriver
5 3 (1.84%) MSTest
5 3 (1.84%) Bugzilla
5 3 (1.84%) JIRA
5 3 (1.84%) Selenium
5 3 (1.84%) JSUnit
6 2 (1.23%) Maven
6 2 (1.23%) Hudson
7 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 14 (8.59%) Finance
2 10 (6.13%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.07%) Advertising
4 3 (1.84%) Banking
5 2 (1.23%) Marketing
5 2 (1.23%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.23%) Legal
6 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.61%) Games
6 1 (0.61%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 51 (31.29%) Developer
2 43 (26.38%) Architect
3 28 (17.18%) .NET Developer
4 25 (15.34%) Senior Developer
5 22 (13.50%) Senior .NET Developer
5 22 (13.50%) Cloud Architect
6 17 (10.43%) DevOps Engineer
7 14 (8.59%) C# Developer
8 13 (7.98%) Project Manager
9 11 (6.75%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (5.52%) Service Transition Manager
10 9 (5.52%) Consultant
10 9 (5.52%) Service Manager
10 9 (5.52%) Transition Manager
11 8 (4.91%) Lead Architect
12 7 (4.29%) Infrastructure Architect
13 6 (3.68%) C# .NET Developer
14 5 (3.07%) Lead Solutions Architect
14 5 (3.07%) Agile C# Developer
14 5 (3.07%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (33.13%) .NET
2 32 (19.63%) WCF
3 28 (17.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 24 (14.72%) .NET Framework
4 24 (14.72%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 21 (12.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 21 (12.88%) ASP.NET
6 19 (11.66%) Web Services
7 8 (4.91%) HTML
7 8 (4.91%) REST
8 7 (4.29%) XML
9 6 (3.68%) CSS
10 5 (3.07%) Middleware
11 4 (2.45%) JSON
12 3 (1.84%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (1.84%) SAML
12 3 (1.84%) XSD
12 3 (1.84%) XSL
12 3 (1.84%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
13 2 (1.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.43%) Open Source
2 9 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.91%) Clustering
4 5 (3.07%) User Experience
5 4 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.84%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.84%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.23%) Social Network
7 2 (1.23%) Physics
7 2 (1.23%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.23%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.61%) Firmware
8 1 (0.61%) CESG
8 1 (0.61%) PKI
8 1 (0.61%) Derivative
8 1 (0.61%) NGOSS
8 1 (0.61%) CMDB
8 1 (0.61%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.61%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 27 (16.56%) Linux
2 18 (11.04%) Windows
3 3 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.23%) CentOS
4 2 (1.23%) VMS
4 2 (1.23%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.61%) AIX
5 1 (0.61%) UNIX
5 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (43.56%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (30.06%) MVC
3 24 (14.72%) Scrum
3 24 (14.72%) DevOps
4 23 (14.11%) TDD
5 17 (10.43%) Project Management
5 17 (10.43%) Multithreading
6 16 (9.82%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (9.20%) TOGAF
8 14 (8.59%) Configuration Management
9 13 (7.98%) Service Delivery
9 13 (7.98%) Enterprise Architecture
10 11 (6.75%) SOA
11 10 (6.13%) Change Management
11 10 (6.13%) Migration
11 10 (6.13%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (5.52%) Load Balancing
13 8 (4.91%) Time Management
13 8 (4.91%) OO
13 8 (4.91%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 53 (32.52%) SQL
2 28 (17.18%) PL/SQL
3 27 (16.56%) C#
4 8 (4.91%) Ruby
4 8 (4.91%) PHP
4 8 (4.91%) Java
5 6 (3.68%) JavaScript
6 5 (3.07%) Python
7 3 (1.84%) Scala
8 2 (1.23%) Erlang
8 2 (1.23%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.23%) VBScript
8 2 (1.23%) Perl
8 2 (1.23%) C
8 2 (1.23%) C++
9 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (9.82%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.68%) Degree
3 4 (2.45%) CISSP
4 2 (1.23%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.23%) CISA
4 2 (1.23%) CISM
5 1 (0.61%) APMP
5 1 (0.61%) RHCE
5 1 (0.61%) PMP
5 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.61%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.07%) SLA
2 2 (1.23%) QA
2 2 (1.23%) COBIT
2 2 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (3.07%) vSphere
1 5 (3.07%) Active Directory
1 5 (3.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.45%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.23%) Xen
3 2 (1.23%) Docker
4 1 (0.61%) NFS
4 1 (0.61%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.61%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 20 (12.27%) Puppet
2 10 (6.13%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.45%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.23%) ZABBIX
4 2 (1.23%) SCCM
4 2 (1.23%) Nagios
5 1 (0.61%) logstash
5 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 58 (35.58%) Microsoft
2 32 (19.63%) Oracle
3 14 (8.59%) VMware
4 9 (5.52%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (5.52%) HP
5 5 (3.07%) Citrix
5 5 (3.07%) Cisco
6 4 (2.45%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.23%) IBM
7 2 (1.23%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.61%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.61%) F5
8 1 (0.61%) NetApp
8 1 (0.61%) BMC
8 1 (0.61%) Juniper
8 1 (0.61%) EMC
8 1 (0.61%) JBoss
8 1 (0.61%) Google
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