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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
England / London
Rank 179 319 329
Rank change year-on-year
+140 +10
Contract jobs citing PaaS 240 100 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.26% 0.47% 0.39%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.13% 5.09% 6.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 78 63
Median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £613 £546
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
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
2952 1964 1322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.46% 9.16% 6.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2238 1453 913
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 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 22 28
Median hourly rate £23.00 £27.27 £28.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.64% -2.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.80 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £100.00 £41.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -13.35%

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 25 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the London region over the 3 months to 25 February 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 +33 39 £462 -7.65% 11
Canary Wharf - 5 £563 -
Twickenham - 2 £400 -
Chiswick - 1 £477 -
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 281 (58.30%) IaaS
2 214 (44.40%) Amazon AWS
3 208 (43.15%) Agile Software Development
4 203 (42.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 187 (38.80%) DevOps
6 135 (28.01%) Java
7 121 (25.10%) Microsoft
8 108 (22.41%) Continuous Integration
9 99 (20.54%) SaaS
10 95 (19.71%) Cloud Foundry
11 93 (19.29%) Finance
12 91 (18.88%) Python
13 86 (17.84%) Windows
14 82 (17.01%) Linux
15 81 (16.80%) Puppet
16 78 (16.18%) TDD
17 77 (15.98%) Scrum
17 77 (15.98%) Microservices
18 75 (15.56%) Jenkins
19 69 (14.32%) Docker
20 68 (14.11%) SQL Server
21 66 (13.69%) Git (software)
22 64 (13.28%) Open Source
23 59 (12.24%) Ansible
23 59 (12.24%) .NET
24 58 (12.03%) JIRA
24 58 (12.03%) Opscode Chef
25 57 (11.83%) C#
25 57 (11.83%) Web Services
26 55 (11.41%) Terraform

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 95 (19.71%) Cloud Foundry
2 39 (8.09%) nginx
3 33 (6.85%) Confluence
4 30 (6.22%) IIS
5 29 (6.02%) SharePoint
6 25 (5.19%) OpenStack
7 20 (4.15%) BizTalk Server
8 16 (3.32%) WebLogic
9 14 (2.90%) Elasticsearch
9 14 (2.90%) Tomcat
10 13 (2.70%) WebSphere
11 12 (2.49%) JBoss
12 11 (2.28%) Oracle Coherence
13 9 (1.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 9 (1.87%) SharePoint 2013
13 9 (1.87%) WebSphere Application Server
14 7 (1.45%) Apache
14 7 (1.45%) CMS
14 7 (1.45%) Hubot
14 7 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 27 (5.60%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.28%) MS Office
3 3 (0.62%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (3.94%) Dynamics AX
1 19 (3.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (2.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.62%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 281 (58.30%) IaaS
2 214 (44.40%) Amazon AWS
3 203 (42.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 99 (20.54%) SaaS
5 40 (8.30%) AWS CloudFormation
6 38 (7.88%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 29 (6.02%) Office 365
7 29 (6.02%) OpenShift
8 27 (5.60%) Amazon EC2
9 26 (5.39%) Amazon S3
10 24 (4.98%) CloudFront
10 24 (4.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 23 (4.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 23 (4.77%) Azure Active Directory
11 23 (4.77%) GitHub
12 21 (4.36%) AWS CloudTrail
13 15 (3.11%) Bluemix
13 15 (3.11%) IBM Cloud
14 13 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
14 13 (2.70%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 39 (8.09%) VPN
2 30 (6.22%) Firewall
3 26 (5.39%) DNS
3 26 (5.39%) LAN
4 24 (4.98%) WAN
5 20 (4.15%) HTTP
6 18 (3.73%) Network Security
7 17 (3.53%) LDAP
8 16 (3.32%) TCP/IP
9 14 (2.90%) DMARC
9 14 (2.90%) DMZ
9 14 (2.90%) Internet
10 11 (2.28%) DKIM
10 11 (2.28%) SMTP
11 10 (2.07%) DHCP
12 9 (1.87%) Software-Defined Networking
13 6 (1.24%) SSL
13 6 (1.24%) VLAN
13 6 (1.24%) VoIP
13 6 (1.24%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (14.11%) SQL Server
2 47 (9.75%) MongoDB
3 32 (6.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (6.02%) NoSQL
5 24 (4.98%) Amazon RDS
6 21 (4.36%) Azure SQL Database
7 20 (4.15%) PostgreSQL
7 20 (4.15%) SQL Server 2008
8 19 (3.94%) Redis
9 18 (3.73%) Big Data
10 17 (3.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 16 (3.32%) Data Warehouse
11 16 (3.32%) SQL Server 2012
11 16 (3.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 13 (2.70%) Hadoop
12 13 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 12 (2.49%) Apache Cassandra
13 12 (2.49%) Data Mining
13 12 (2.49%) Power BI
14 11 (2.28%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 75 (15.56%) Jenkins
2 66 (13.69%) Git (software)
3 58 (12.03%) JIRA
4 29 (6.02%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (4.15%) Subversion
6 16 (3.32%) Gradle
6 16 (3.32%) Selenium
6 16 (3.32%) Travis CI
7 15 (3.11%) Cucumber
7 15 (3.11%) gulp
7 15 (3.11%) Mercurial
7 15 (3.11%) SonarQube
8 13 (2.70%) Maven
9 12 (2.49%) Bazaar
9 12 (2.49%) Sonatype Nexus
9 12 (2.49%) Visual Studio
10 11 (2.28%) JUnit
11 10 (2.07%) CircleCI
12 8 (1.66%) Mockito
12 8 (1.66%) Vagrant
General
1 93 (19.29%) Finance
2 44 (9.13%) Banking
3 26 (5.39%) Telecoms
4 25 (5.19%) Retail
5 14 (2.90%) Marketing
6 13 (2.70%) Electronics
7 12 (2.49%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.66%) Advertising
9 7 (1.45%) Investment Banking
10 6 (1.24%) Legal
11 3 (0.62%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.41%) Billing
12 2 (0.41%) Games
13 1 (0.21%) Back Office
13 1 (0.21%) German Language
13 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.21%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 158 (32.78%) Architect
2 89 (18.46%) DevOps Engineer
3 87 (18.05%) Developer
4 64 (13.28%) Cloud Architect
5 44 (9.13%) AWS DevOps
5 44 (9.13%) AWS Engineer
5 44 (9.13%) Infrastructure Architect
6 41 (8.51%) Consultant
7 37 (7.68%) Azure Architect
8 34 (7.05%) Solutions Architect
9 24 (4.98%) AWS Architect
9 24 (4.98%) Technical Architect
10 22 (4.56%) Java Developer
11 21 (4.36%) Microsoft Developer
12 19 (3.94%) Azure Consultant
12 19 (3.94%) Dynamics AX Developer
13 17 (3.53%) Cloud Engineer
14 15 (3.11%) Cloud Consultant
15 14 (2.90%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
15 14 (2.90%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (12.24%) .NET
2 57 (11.83%) Web Services
3 46 (9.54%) Node.js
4 40 (8.30%) JSON
5 38 (7.88%) REST
6 37 (7.68%) Spring
7 33 (6.85%) SOAP
8 31 (6.43%) Middleware
9 29 (6.02%) HTML
10 23 (4.77%) J2EE
11 22 (4.56%) CSS
11 22 (4.56%) WCF
12 21 (4.36%) RESTful
13 19 (3.94%) AngularJS
13 19 (3.94%) HTML5
14 16 (3.32%) SAML
14 16 (3.32%) Spring Boot
15 15 (3.11%) React
15 15 (3.11%) XML
16 14 (2.90%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 39 (8.09%) Data Centre
2 25 (5.19%) Public Cloud
2 25 (5.19%) User Experience
3 16 (3.32%) Mobile App
3 16 (3.32%) Private Cloud
4 14 (2.90%) Cloud Native
5 12 (2.49%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (2.49%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.28%) Hybrid Cloud
7 7 (1.45%) Minimum Viable Product
8 6 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.24%) iPad
8 6 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (1.04%) Virtual Team
10 4 (0.83%) Clustering
10 4 (0.83%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (0.83%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.62%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.41%) Fintech
12 2 (0.41%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 86 (17.84%) Windows
2 82 (17.01%) Linux
3 41 (8.51%) Unix
4 18 (3.73%) Windows Server
5 10 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.04%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.83%) Android
7 4 (0.83%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.41%) AIX
8 2 (0.41%) Solaris
8 2 (0.41%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.41%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.41%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.21%) CentOS
9 1 (0.21%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.21%) Fedora
9 1 (0.21%) VMS
9 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (43.15%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (38.80%) DevOps
3 108 (22.41%) Continuous Integration
4 78 (16.18%) TDD
5 77 (15.98%) Microservices
5 77 (15.98%) Scrum
6 64 (13.28%) Open Source
7 53 (11.00%) Business Intelligence
8 51 (10.58%) Configuration Management
9 49 (10.17%) Continuous Delivery
10 43 (8.92%) Migration
11 34 (7.05%) High Availability
12 32 (6.64%) SOA
13 31 (6.43%) BDD
14 27 (5.60%) Auto-Scaling
14 27 (5.60%) Technical Architecture
15 25 (5.19%) CRM
16 24 (4.98%) Kanban
17 23 (4.77%) E-Commerce
17 23 (4.77%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 135 (28.01%) Java
2 91 (18.88%) Python
3 57 (11.83%) C#
4 53 (11.00%) SQL
5 48 (9.96%) PowerShell
6 42 (8.71%) Ruby
7 32 (6.64%) Go
8 28 (5.81%) JavaScript
9 25 (5.19%) Perl
10 18 (3.73%) Groovy
10 18 (3.73%) Shell Script
11 15 (3.11%) Bash Shell
12 13 (2.70%) Scala
13 11 (2.28%) PHP
14 9 (1.87%) T-SQL
15 7 (1.45%) CoffeeScript
16 5 (1.04%) C
17 4 (0.83%) C++
17 4 (0.83%) Erlang
18 3 (0.62%) Jython
Qualifications
1 53 (11.00%) Security Cleared
2 42 (8.71%) SC Cleared
3 23 (4.77%) Degree
4 19 (3.94%) AWS Certification
5 14 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (2.28%) MCSE
8 7 (1.45%) CCNA
8 7 (1.45%) CISSP
8 7 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (1.04%) CCIE
9 5 (1.04%) CISM
10 4 (0.83%) CISA
10 4 (0.83%) EMC Certification
10 4 (0.83%) MCSD
10 4 (0.83%) MCTS
10 4 (0.83%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.83%) PMP
11 2 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.28%) QA
2 9 (1.87%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 5 (1.04%) SLA
4 4 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.21%) COBIT
6 1 (0.21%) GCP
6 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.21%) PMO
6 1 (0.21%) SDET
6 1 (0.21%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 69 (14.32%) Docker
2 49 (10.17%) Active Directory
3 29 (6.02%) Virtual Machines
4 28 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (3.11%) vCloud
6 14 (2.90%) Hyper-V
7 12 (2.49%) vSphere
8 4 (0.83%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.83%) XenApp
9 3 (0.62%) KVM
10 2 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.21%) Gluster
11 1 (0.21%) Postfix
11 1 (0.21%) Xen
11 1 (0.21%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 81 (16.80%) Puppet
2 59 (12.24%) Ansible
3 58 (12.03%) Opscode Chef
4 55 (11.41%) Terraform
5 21 (4.36%) Salt
6 20 (4.15%) Kubernetes
7 13 (2.70%) logstash
8 11 (2.28%) Nagios
9 10 (2.07%) SCOM
10 9 (1.87%) Consul
10 9 (1.87%) rkt
11 8 (1.66%) Grafana
11 8 (1.66%) Kibana
12 7 (1.45%) CA Single Sign-On
12 7 (1.45%) Graphite
12 7 (1.45%) SCCM
13 6 (1.24%) AirWatch
13 6 (1.24%) Mesos
14 4 (0.83%) Hyperic
14 4 (0.83%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 121 (25.10%) Microsoft
2 43 (8.92%) Oracle
3 40 (8.30%) VMware
4 35 (7.26%) Splunk
5 20 (4.15%) Red Hat
6 16 (3.32%) AppDynamics
6 16 (3.32%) IBM
7 15 (3.11%) Citrix
7 15 (3.11%) Google
8 14 (2.90%) New Relic
8 14 (2.90%) SAP
9 13 (2.70%) Cisco
9 13 (2.70%) MuleSoft
10 9 (1.87%) SaltStack
10 9 (1.87%) Tableau
11 7 (1.45%) Mercator
12 6 (1.24%) ATG
12 6 (1.24%) EMC
12 6 (1.24%) NetApp
12 6 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
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