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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 299 322 399
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +77
Contract jobs citing PaaS 109 96 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.51% 0.45% 0.065%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.61% 7.61% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 73 11
Average daily rate £523 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.22% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £678 £580 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £475 £580
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -18.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £100.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £29.86
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
1942 1262 763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.17% 5.95% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1458 883 526
Average daily rate £475 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 26 11
Average hourly rate £26.25 £28.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% +69.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £17.50 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £42.00 £35.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £16.86
% change year-on-year
-2.52% +18.60%

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the London region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +54 15 £500 - 5
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 136 (64.45%) IaaS
2 96 (45.50%) SaaS
3 79 (37.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 67 (31.75%) Amazon AWS
5 62 (29.38%) Linux
6 60 (28.44%) DevOps
7 58 (27.49%) Agile Software Development
8 52 (24.64%) Microsoft
9 45 (21.33%) Java
10 44 (20.85%) Windows
11 42 (19.91%) Puppet
12 40 (18.96%) Continuous Integration
13 35 (16.59%) Open Source
14 34 (16.11%) VMware
15 33 (15.64%) Finance
16 30 (14.22%) Unix
16 30 (14.22%) VMware Infrastructure
17 29 (13.74%) Automated Testing
18 26 (12.32%) Python
19 25 (11.85%) Opscode Chef
20 24 (11.37%) JIRA
20 24 (11.37%) Web Services
20 24 (11.37%) CISSP
20 24 (11.37%) Change Management
21 23 (10.90%) Git (software)
22 22 (10.43%) Security Cleared
22 22 (10.43%) .NET
22 22 (10.43%) MySQL
22 22 (10.43%) Data Centre
23 21 (9.95%) SC Cleared

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 21 (9.95%) Confluence
2 19 (9.00%) JBoss
3 17 (8.06%) OpenStack
4 12 (5.69%) Cloud Foundry
5 10 (4.74%) Apache
5 10 (4.74%) Tomcat
6 9 (4.27%) WebSphere
7 8 (3.79%) IIS
7 8 (3.79%) Skype for Business
8 7 (3.32%) Node.js
9 6 (2.84%) nginx
10 5 (2.37%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (2.37%) SharePoint
11 3 (1.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (1.42%) MS Exchange
11 3 (1.42%) NServiceBus
12 2 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.95%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 19 (9.00%) HipChat
2 11 (5.21%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.42%) MS Office
4 2 (0.95%) MS Project
5 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.95%) Magento
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.47%) RMDS
2 1 (0.47%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 136 (64.45%) IaaS
2 96 (45.50%) SaaS
3 79 (37.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 67 (31.75%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (7.58%) Office 365
6 11 (5.21%) Heroku
7 7 (3.32%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (2.84%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (2.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (1.90%) GitHub
11 3 (1.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 3 (1.42%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (1.42%) Google App Engine
11 3 (1.42%) Google Drive
12 2 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.95%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.95%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.95%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.95%) Boomi
12 2 (0.95%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.69%) SAN
2 11 (5.21%) Firewall
2 11 (5.21%) Internet
3 9 (4.27%) LAN
3 9 (4.27%) WAN
4 8 (3.79%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.37%) DNS
5 5 (2.37%) HTTP
5 5 (2.37%) HTTPS
5 5 (2.37%) Network Security
5 5 (2.37%) VPN
6 4 (1.90%) iSCSI
6 4 (1.90%) NAS
7 3 (1.42%) BIG-IP
7 3 (1.42%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (1.42%) Kerberos
7 3 (1.42%) Software-Defined Networking
7 3 (1.42%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (1.42%) Wireless
8 2 (0.95%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (10.43%) MySQL
2 13 (6.16%) SQL Server
3 11 (5.21%) MongoDB
4 8 (3.79%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (3.32%) NoSQL
5 7 (3.32%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (3.32%) Redis
6 4 (1.90%) Couchbase
6 4 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.42%) Apache Hive
7 3 (1.42%) Big Data
7 3 (1.42%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.42%) Neo4j
7 3 (1.42%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.95%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.47%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 24 (11.37%) JIRA
2 23 (10.90%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.79%) Jenkins
3 8 (3.79%) Subversion
4 5 (2.37%) SpecFlow
4 5 (2.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (2.37%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.42%) Mercurial
5 3 (1.42%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.95%) Artifactory
6 2 (0.95%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.95%) Selenium
6 2 (0.95%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (0.95%) VisualAge
6 2 (0.95%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 1 (0.47%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.47%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.47%) Moq
7 1 (0.47%) RSpec
7 1 (0.47%) Vagrant
General
1 33 (15.64%) Finance
2 12 (5.69%) Banking
3 8 (3.79%) Marketing
4 6 (2.84%) Legal
5 5 (2.37%) Retail
6 4 (1.90%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.90%) Games
6 4 (1.90%) Publishing
7 2 (0.95%) Billing
7 2 (0.95%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.95%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.47%) Back Office
8 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.47%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (23.70%) Architect
2 31 (14.69%) Consultant
3 30 (14.22%) Developer
4 28 (13.27%) Solutions Architect
5 18 (8.53%) Cloud Engineer
6 13 (6.16%) Security Engineer
7 12 (5.69%) DevOps Engineer
8 11 (5.21%) Azure Architect
8 11 (5.21%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 10 (4.74%) Cloud Architect
10 8 (3.79%) .NET Developer
10 8 (3.79%) Enterprise Architect
10 8 (3.79%) Senior Cloud Engineer
10 8 (3.79%) Senior Security Engineer
11 7 (3.32%) Project Manager
11 7 (3.32%) Technical Architect
12 6 (2.84%) Head of Engineering
12 6 (2.84%) Head of Infrastructure
12 6 (2.84%) Head of Technology
12 6 (2.84%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (11.37%) Web Services
2 22 (10.43%) .NET
3 12 (5.69%) ASP.NET
3 12 (5.69%) Middleware
3 12 (5.69%) RabbitMQ
4 11 (5.21%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (5.21%) CSS
4 11 (5.21%) jQuery
5 10 (4.74%) AngularJS
5 10 (4.74%) HTML
6 9 (4.27%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (3.79%) RESTful
8 7 (3.32%) J2EE
9 6 (2.84%) LAMP
9 6 (2.84%) SOAP
10 5 (2.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (2.37%) XML
11 4 (1.90%) .NET Framework
11 4 (1.90%) Backbone.js
11 4 (1.90%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.43%) Data Centre
2 11 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.27%) Hybrid Cloud
3 9 (4.27%) Public Cloud
3 9 (4.27%) User Experience
4 8 (3.79%) Mobile App
4 8 (3.79%) Private Cloud
5 6 (2.84%) CESG
5 6 (2.84%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.84%) PMI
6 5 (2.37%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.90%) Clustering
7 4 (1.90%) Cryptography
7 4 (1.90%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.90%) Social Media
8 3 (1.42%) BYOD
8 3 (1.42%) EMC VMAX
8 3 (1.42%) Enterprise Cloud
8 3 (1.42%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 62 (29.38%) Linux
2 44 (20.85%) Windows
3 30 (14.22%) Unix
4 3 (1.42%) Android
4 3 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.42%) Ubuntu
4 3 (1.42%) VMS
4 3 (1.42%) Windows Phone
4 3 (1.42%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.95%) CentOS
5 2 (0.95%) Debian
5 2 (0.95%) Solaris
5 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.47%) SUSE
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (28.44%) DevOps
2 58 (27.49%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (18.96%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (16.59%) Open Source
5 29 (13.74%) Automated Testing
6 24 (11.37%) Change Management
7 20 (9.48%) Migration
8 18 (8.53%) Configuration Management
8 18 (8.53%) TOGAF
9 17 (8.06%) TDD
10 16 (7.58%) Information Security
10 16 (7.58%) PRINCE2
11 15 (7.11%) ITIL
11 15 (7.11%) Project Management
12 14 (6.64%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (6.16%) MVC
13 13 (6.16%) Service Delivery
13 13 (6.16%) SOA
14 12 (5.69%) Scrum
14 12 (5.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 45 (21.33%) Java
2 26 (12.32%) Python
3 17 (8.06%) JavaScript
3 17 (8.06%) SQL
4 16 (7.58%) C#
5 13 (6.16%) Go
5 13 (6.16%) Ruby
6 8 (3.79%) Bash Shell
7 6 (2.84%) Scala
8 5 (2.37%) Perl
9 4 (1.90%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.90%) XAML
10 3 (1.42%) C++
10 3 (1.42%) CoffeeScript
11 2 (0.95%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.95%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.47%) C
12 1 (0.47%) ES6
12 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (11.37%) CISSP
2 22 (10.43%) Security Cleared
3 21 (9.95%) SC Cleared
4 17 (8.06%) CISM
5 12 (5.69%) Degree
6 11 (5.21%) CCNA
6 11 (5.21%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (3.79%) CCSA
7 8 (3.79%) JNCIA
8 6 (2.84%) CESG Certified Professional
8 6 (2.84%) CISA
8 6 (2.84%) CRISC
8 6 (2.84%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.42%) CCNP
9 3 (1.42%) GCED
9 3 (1.42%) GCIA
9 3 (1.42%) GCIH
9 3 (1.42%) GIAC
9 3 (1.42%) RHCA
9 3 (1.42%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (3.79%) QA
3 6 (2.84%) COBIT
3 6 (2.84%) COSO
3 6 (2.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (2.37%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (1.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (1.42%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (14.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (8.06%) Docker
3 16 (7.58%) Hyper-V
4 10 (4.74%) vSphere
5 9 (4.27%) Active Directory
5 9 (4.27%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (4.27%) XenApp
5 9 (4.27%) XenDesktop
6 7 (3.32%) Xen
7 4 (1.90%) NFS
8 3 (1.42%) Ceph
8 3 (1.42%) iptables
9 2 (0.95%) vCloud
10 1 (0.47%) KVM
10 1 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.47%) Squid
10 1 (0.47%) SRDF
10 1 (0.47%) Varnish
10 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.47%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 42 (19.91%) Puppet
2 25 (11.85%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (5.69%) Ansible
3 12 (5.69%) SCCM
4 8 (3.79%) CFEngine
5 5 (2.37%) Kubernetes
5 5 (2.37%) Mesos
6 4 (1.90%) HAProxy
6 4 (1.90%) SCOM
6 4 (1.90%) Windows Intune
7 3 (1.42%) Salt
7 3 (1.42%) Terraform
7 3 (1.42%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.95%) Jitterbit
8 2 (0.95%) Nagios
8 2 (0.95%) WSUS
9 1 (0.47%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.47%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 1 (0.47%) MOM
9 1 (0.47%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 52 (24.64%) Microsoft
2 34 (16.11%) VMware
3 21 (9.95%) Atlassian
4 19 (9.00%) Rackspace
5 10 (4.74%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (4.27%) Google
6 9 (4.27%) Oracle
7 7 (3.32%) Sybase
8 6 (2.84%) Cisco
8 6 (2.84%) IBM
8 6 (2.84%) Sage
9 5 (2.37%) HP
10 4 (1.90%) F5
11 3 (1.42%) Apple
11 3 (1.42%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.42%) ServiceNow
11 3 (1.42%) Tableau
12 2 (0.95%) Citrix
12 2 (0.95%) Coverity
12 2 (0.95%) hybris
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