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 May 2016 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 255 327 356
Rank change year-on-year
+72 +29
Contract jobs citing PaaS 170 90 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.78% 0.41% 0.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.13% 5.84% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 51 45
Median daily rate £550 £525 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +19.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £638 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £50.00 -
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
2383 1541 1128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.97% 6.95% 4.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1728 1028 797
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 29 10
Median hourly rate £26.00 £35.00 £17.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +104.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £17.50 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.78 £40.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +96.07%

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 May 2016.

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 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +60 32 £550 +4.76% 11
Enfield - 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 - -
Surbiton - 1 - -
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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.

1 165 (61.11%) IaaS
2 132 (48.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 113 (41.85%) DevOps
4 105 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
5 94 (34.81%) Agile Software Development
6 86 (31.85%) Java
7 82 (30.37%) SaaS
8 70 (25.93%) Puppet
9 66 (24.44%) Microsoft
10 62 (22.96%) Linux
11 61 (22.59%) Finance
11 61 (22.59%) Docker
12 55 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
13 52 (19.26%) Windows
14 45 (16.67%) OpenStack
15 43 (15.93%) Opscode Chef
16 42 (15.56%) Migration
17 41 (15.19%) .NET
18 39 (14.44%) SQL
18 39 (14.44%) Python
18 39 (14.44%) TDD
19 36 (13.33%) SQL Server
19 36 (13.33%) Ansible
19 36 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
20 32 (11.85%) JIRA
20 32 (11.85%) Git (software)
21 31 (11.48%) Active Directory
22 30 (11.11%) Configuration Management
23 29 (10.74%) Ruby
23 29 (10.74%) Open Source

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 45 (16.67%) OpenStack
2 29 (10.74%) Confluence
3 28 (10.37%) Cloud Foundry
4 17 (6.30%) JBoss
5 15 (5.56%) SharePoint
6 10 (3.70%) IIS
7 9 (3.33%) Node.js
8 8 (2.96%) Tomcat
8 8 (2.96%) WebSphere
9 7 (2.59%) Apache
10 5 (1.85%) nginx
11 4 (1.48%) Apache Spark
11 4 (1.48%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (1.48%) Skype for Business
12 3 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
13 2 (0.74%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.74%) MS Project Server
13 2 (0.74%) Oracle Coherence
14 1 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 21 (7.78%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.19%) HipChat
3 2 (0.74%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) RMDS
1 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.37%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 165 (61.11%) IaaS
2 132 (48.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 105 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
4 82 (30.37%) SaaS
5 22 (8.15%) Heroku
6 18 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
7 16 (5.93%) Office 365
8 11 (4.07%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (3.33%) OpenShift
10 8 (2.96%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (2.59%) Google Cloud Platform
12 6 (2.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 5 (1.85%) Amazon SQS
14 4 (1.48%) Amazon ELB
14 4 (1.48%) Amazon S3
14 4 (1.48%) Route 53
14 4 (1.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 3 (1.11%) Yammer
16 2 (0.74%) Boomi
16 2 (0.74%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 22 (8.15%) Firewall
2 17 (6.30%) LAN
3 15 (5.56%) Network Security
3 15 (5.56%) WAN
4 14 (5.19%) VPN
5 12 (4.44%) DMZ
6 8 (2.96%) SAN
7 7 (2.59%) DNS
7 7 (2.59%) NAS
8 6 (2.22%) DHCP
8 6 (2.22%) TCP/IP
9 5 (1.85%) Internet
9 5 (1.85%) iSCSI
9 5 (1.85%) LDAP
9 5 (1.85%) Software-Defined Networking
10 4 (1.48%) Wireless
11 3 (1.11%) BIG-IP
11 3 (1.11%) SSL
12 2 (0.74%) HTTP
12 2 (0.74%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.04%) MySQL
3 16 (5.93%) Apache Cassandra
4 14 (5.19%) Redis
5 11 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (4.07%) NoSQL
6 10 (3.70%) OLAP
7 9 (3.33%) SQL Server 2016
8 6 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (2.22%) Big Data
8 6 (2.22%) MongoDB
8 6 (2.22%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 5 (1.85%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.85%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.11%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (1.11%) Couchbase
10 3 (1.11%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.74%) CouchDB
11 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 32 (11.85%) Git (software)
1 32 (11.85%) JIRA
2 23 (8.52%) Jenkins
3 22 (8.15%) Octopus Deploy
4 18 (6.67%) TeamCity
5 13 (4.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 11 (4.07%) MSBuild
7 7 (2.59%) Subversion
8 6 (2.22%) Travis CI
9 4 (1.48%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (1.48%) Vagrant
9 4 (1.48%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.11%) Maven
11 2 (0.74%) Artifactory
11 2 (0.74%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.74%) FishEye
11 2 (0.74%) Geb
11 2 (0.74%) Gradle
11 2 (0.74%) Spock
11 2 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 61 (22.59%) Finance
2 23 (8.52%) Banking
3 11 (4.07%) Marketing
4 7 (2.59%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.85%) Retail
6 4 (1.48%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.11%) Publishing
8 1 (0.37%) Automotive
8 1 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.37%) Electronics
8 1 (0.37%) Games
8 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.37%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 91 (33.70%) Architect
2 38 (14.07%) Cloud Architect
2 38 (14.07%) DevOps Engineer
3 33 (12.22%) Developer
4 29 (10.74%) Solutions Architect
5 27 (10.00%) Consultant
6 26 (9.63%) Cloud Engineer
7 22 (8.15%) Security Architect
8 17 (6.30%) Azure Architect
9 16 (5.93%) AWS Architect
9 16 (5.93%) Platform Engineer
9 16 (5.93%) Support Engineer
10 15 (5.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 14 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 12 (4.44%) Azure Consultant
12 12 (4.44%) Azure Engineer
12 12 (4.44%) Infrastructure Architect
12 12 (4.44%) Senior Platform Engineer
13 11 (4.07%) Cloud Solutions Architect
13 11 (4.07%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (15.19%) .NET
2 28 (10.37%) Web Services
3 18 (6.67%) Middleware
3 18 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
4 16 (5.93%) AngularJS
4 16 (5.93%) RESTful
5 13 (4.81%) HTML
6 10 (3.70%) SOAP
7 9 (3.33%) CSS
7 9 (3.33%) J2EE
8 8 (2.96%) HTML5
8 8 (2.96%) LAMP
9 7 (2.59%) REST
10 6 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (1.85%) .NET Framework
11 5 (1.85%) Hibernate
11 5 (1.85%) jQuery
11 5 (1.85%) Velocity
11 5 (1.85%) XML
12 4 (1.48%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.41%) Private Cloud
2 17 (6.30%) Data Centre
3 14 (5.19%) Hybrid Cloud
4 10 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.59%) Public Cloud
5 7 (2.59%) User Experience
6 6 (2.22%) Cloud Native
6 6 (2.22%) PKI
7 5 (1.85%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.85%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.85%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.48%) Grid Computing
9 3 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.11%) SCADA
10 2 (0.74%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.74%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.74%) Enterprise Cloud
10 2 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.74%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 62 (22.96%) Linux
2 52 (19.26%) Windows
3 26 (9.63%) Unix
4 23 (8.52%) Windows Server
5 11 (4.07%) VMS
6 10 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (2.22%) Windows 10
8 6 (2.22%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.85%) Solaris
10 4 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.74%) Android
12 2 (0.74%) Mesosphere
13 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.37%) CentOS
13 1 (0.37%) Fedora
13 1 (0.37%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.37%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (41.85%) DevOps
2 94 (34.81%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
4 42 (15.56%) Migration
5 39 (14.44%) TDD
6 36 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 30 (11.11%) Configuration Management
8 29 (10.74%) Open Source
9 22 (8.15%) Software Engineering
10 21 (7.78%) TOGAF
11 20 (7.41%) Automated Testing
11 20 (7.41%) Service Delivery
12 19 (7.04%) Scrum
13 18 (6.67%) Change Management
14 17 (6.30%) Project Management
15 16 (5.93%) Business Intelligence
16 15 (5.56%) BDD
17 13 (4.81%) High Availability
17 13 (4.81%) Stakeholder Management
18 12 (4.44%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 86 (31.85%) Java
2 39 (14.44%) Python
2 39 (14.44%) SQL
3 29 (10.74%) Ruby
4 28 (10.37%) Go
5 27 (10.00%) PowerShell
6 21 (7.78%) Bash Shell
7 17 (6.30%) C#
8 16 (5.93%) JavaScript
9 15 (5.56%) C++
9 15 (5.56%) Perl
10 9 (3.33%) Bourne shell
11 8 (2.96%) C
11 8 (2.96%) Korn
12 5 (1.85%) CoffeeScript
12 5 (1.85%) Scala
13 3 (1.11%) Groovy
13 3 (1.11%) Jython
13 3 (1.11%) PHP
14 2 (0.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (8.15%) Security Cleared
2 19 (7.04%) SC Cleared
3 15 (5.56%) Degree
4 10 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (3.33%) CCNA
5 9 (3.33%) CCNP
6 7 (2.59%) CISSP
7 6 (2.22%) MCSE
7 6 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.48%) PMI Certification
8 4 (1.48%) PMP
8 4 (1.48%) RHCA
8 4 (1.48%) RHCE
8 4 (1.48%) RHCSA
9 3 (1.11%) BC Cleared
9 3 (1.11%) CISMP
9 3 (1.11%) ISSAP
9 3 (1.11%) VCAP
10 2 (0.74%) CLAS
10 2 (0.74%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.37%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (0.37%) QA
2 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 61 (22.59%) Docker
2 31 (11.48%) Active Directory
3 21 (7.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (7.04%) vSphere
5 15 (5.56%) vCloud
6 9 (3.33%) Xen
7 8 (2.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 6 (2.22%) NFS
9 4 (1.48%) Ceph
9 4 (1.48%) Hyper-V
9 4 (1.48%) iptables
9 4 (1.48%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (1.11%) XenServer
11 2 (0.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.74%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.37%) KVM
12 1 (0.37%) Snort
12 1 (0.37%) Squid
12 1 (0.37%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 70 (25.93%) Puppet
2 43 (15.93%) Opscode Chef
3 36 (13.33%) Ansible
4 20 (7.41%) Kubernetes
5 16 (5.93%) Mesos
6 15 (5.56%) Terraform
7 8 (2.96%) SCCM
8 5 (1.85%) ITRS Geneos
8 5 (1.85%) Nagios
9 4 (1.48%) HAProxy
9 4 (1.48%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 4 (1.48%) SCOM
10 3 (1.11%) Salt
11 2 (0.74%) CFEngine
11 2 (0.74%) Jitterbit
11 2 (0.74%) SCOrch
11 2 (0.74%) WSUS
11 2 (0.74%) XenMobile
12 1 (0.37%) MOM
12 1 (0.37%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 66 (24.44%) Microsoft
2 27 (10.00%) Splunk
2 27 (10.00%) VMware
3 22 (8.15%) Oracle
4 19 (7.04%) Atlassian
5 18 (6.67%) IBM
6 10 (3.70%) Red Hat
7 9 (3.33%) Cisco
7 9 (3.33%) Google
7 9 (3.33%) Rackspace
7 9 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (2.59%) Citrix
8 7 (2.59%) HP
8 7 (2.59%) Sybase
9 6 (2.22%) Sage
10 5 (1.85%) AppDynamics
10 5 (1.85%) Dell
10 5 (1.85%) EMC
10 5 (1.85%) NetApp
11 3 (1.11%) Alteryx
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Rate: From £560 to £580 per day 10 months contract
Posted: Yesterday
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