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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 220 346 338
Rank change year-on-year
+126 -8
Contract jobs citing PaaS 239 88 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.04% 0.38% 0.41%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.93% 5.18% 7.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 65 87
Median daily rate £525 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £355 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
3014 1698 1394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.14% 7.36% 5.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2211 1255 982
Median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 13 13
Median hourly rate £33.97 £21.64 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.97% -26.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £18.02 £19.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £34.12 £90.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-29.00% +25.00%

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 26 September 2016.

PaaS Daily Rate Histogram in London

PaaS
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PaaS across the London region.

PaaS Hourly Rate Trend 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 26 September 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 +25 23 £575 +9.52% 8
Croydon -12 1 £468 +13.33%
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 251 (59.76%) IaaS
2 191 (45.48%) Amazon AWS
3 184 (43.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 155 (36.90%) DevOps
5 134 (31.90%) Agile Software Development
6 111 (26.43%) SaaS
7 106 (25.24%) Linux
8 95 (22.62%) Java
9 94 (22.38%) Microsoft
10 93 (22.14%) Docker
11 83 (19.76%) Finance
12 81 (19.29%) Windows
12 81 (19.29%) Puppet
13 76 (18.10%) Cloud Foundry
13 76 (18.10%) Opscode Chef
14 72 (17.14%) Ansible
14 72 (17.14%) Python
15 70 (16.67%) Git (software)
16 61 (14.52%) Jenkins
16 61 (14.52%) Open Source
17 60 (14.29%) Unix
18 50 (11.90%) HTML
19 49 (11.67%) TDD
19 49 (11.67%) OpenStack
20 48 (11.43%) OpenShift
20 48 (11.43%) Banking
20 48 (11.43%) Migration
21 46 (10.95%) Microservices
22 45 (10.71%) Data Centre
22 45 (10.71%) PowerShell

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 76 (18.10%) Cloud Foundry
2 49 (11.67%) OpenStack
3 32 (7.62%) Confluence
4 19 (4.52%) Elasticsearch
5 18 (4.29%) SharePoint
6 12 (2.86%) Tomcat
7 10 (2.38%) Apache Spark
8 8 (1.90%) IIS
8 8 (1.90%) JBoss
8 8 (1.90%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (1.67%) Apache
10 6 (1.43%) MS Exchange
10 6 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (1.43%) WebSphere
11 5 (1.19%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.95%) MS Project Server
12 4 (0.95%) nginx
12 4 (0.95%) Skype for Business
12 4 (0.95%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 35 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.19%) MS Office
2 5 (1.19%) MS Project
3 2 (0.48%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (1.19%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.24%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 251 (59.76%) IaaS
2 191 (45.48%) Amazon AWS
3 184 (43.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 111 (26.43%) SaaS
5 48 (11.43%) OpenShift
6 39 (9.29%) Office 365
7 31 (7.38%) GitHub
8 23 (5.48%) Heroku
9 18 (4.29%) CloudBees
10 17 (4.05%) Azure Active Directory
11 15 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
12 14 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
12 14 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
13 6 (1.43%) AWS Lambda
14 5 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
15 3 (0.71%) Apcera
15 3 (0.71%) Bluemix
15 3 (0.71%) Google App Engine
15 3 (0.71%) IBM Cloud
15 3 (0.71%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 44 (10.48%) Firewall
2 24 (5.71%) LAN
2 24 (5.71%) WAN
3 23 (5.48%) SSL
4 22 (5.24%) Network Security
5 15 (3.57%) DNS
6 13 (3.10%) TCP/IP
7 11 (2.62%) LDAP
8 10 (2.38%) DMZ
8 10 (2.38%) HTTP
9 9 (2.14%) DHCP
10 7 (1.67%) SAN
11 5 (1.19%) AMQP
11 5 (1.19%) Internet
11 5 (1.19%) MQTT
11 5 (1.19%) Software-Defined Networking
11 5 (1.19%) VPN
12 4 (0.95%) BIG-IP
12 4 (0.95%) NAS
13 3 (0.71%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (7.86%) SQL Server
2 29 (6.90%) MongoDB
3 15 (3.57%) Hadoop
4 14 (3.33%) MySQL
5 13 (3.10%) Apache Cassandra
5 13 (3.10%) NoSQL
5 13 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (3.10%) Redis
6 8 (1.90%) Big Data
7 6 (1.43%) Azure SQL Database
7 6 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (1.19%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (0.95%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (0.71%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 70 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 61 (14.52%) Jenkins
3 44 (10.48%) JIRA
4 24 (5.71%) SonarQube
5 21 (5.00%) Vagrant
6 17 (4.05%) Subversion
6 17 (4.05%) TeamCity
7 11 (2.62%) Octopus Deploy
8 9 (2.14%) Mercurial
8 9 (2.14%) MSBuild
8 9 (2.14%) Sonatype Nexus
8 9 (2.14%) Visual Studio
9 8 (1.90%) Cucumber
9 8 (1.90%) JUnit
9 8 (1.90%) Selenium
10 7 (1.67%) Visual Studio Team System
11 6 (1.43%) Jasmine
12 5 (1.19%) Capybara
12 5 (1.19%) QUnit
12 5 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 83 (19.76%) Finance
2 48 (11.43%) Banking
3 25 (5.95%) Retail
4 19 (4.52%) Investment Banking
5 10 (2.38%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.43%) Advertising
6 6 (1.43%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.95%) Publishing
8 3 (0.71%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.48%) Back Office
9 2 (0.48%) Law
10 1 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.24%) French Language
10 1 (0.24%) Games
10 1 (0.24%) Legal
10 1 (0.24%) Marketing
10 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 156 (37.14%) Architect
2 70 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 64 (15.24%) Cloud Architect
4 36 (8.57%) Azure Architect
5 35 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
6 33 (7.86%) AWS Architect
7 30 (7.14%) Developer
8 29 (6.90%) Security Architect
9 28 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
9 28 (6.67%) Consultant
9 28 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
10 26 (6.19%) Solutions Architect
11 23 (5.48%) Senior DevOps
11 23 (5.48%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 22 (5.24%) Analyst
12 22 (5.24%) Project Manager
12 22 (5.24%) Technical Architect
13 21 (5.00%) AWS DevOps
14 18 (4.29%) Platform Engineer
15 16 (3.81%) Azure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (11.90%) HTML
2 38 (9.05%) CSS
3 36 (8.57%) HTML5
4 34 (8.10%) .NET
5 30 (7.14%) Web Services
6 27 (6.43%) CSS3
6 27 (6.43%) REST
7 26 (6.19%) SOAP
7 26 (6.19%) Spring
8 25 (5.95%) RESTful
9 24 (5.71%) JSON
9 24 (5.71%) Middleware
10 21 (5.00%) Node.js
11 19 (4.52%) AngularJS
11 19 (4.52%) React
12 18 (4.29%) Backbone.js
12 18 (4.29%) jQuery
13 17 (4.05%) Spring Boot
14 15 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
15 14 (3.33%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 45 (10.71%) Data Centre
2 32 (7.62%) Private Cloud
3 24 (5.71%) Public Cloud
4 23 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (5.24%) Mobile App
6 21 (5.00%) User Experience
7 13 (3.10%) Hybrid Cloud
8 11 (2.62%) Virtual Team
9 9 (2.14%) Client/Server
9 9 (2.14%) Computer Science
9 9 (2.14%) Enterprise Cloud
10 8 (1.90%) Clustering
11 7 (1.67%) Cloud Native
12 6 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.43%) Management Information System
12 6 (1.43%) PKI
13 5 (1.19%) CMDB
14 4 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 4 (0.95%) Social Media
15 3 (0.71%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 106 (25.24%) Linux
2 81 (19.29%) Windows
3 60 (14.29%) Unix
4 28 (6.67%) Windows Server
5 13 (3.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (3.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.90%) Windows 10
8 7 (1.67%) Windows 7
9 6 (1.43%) Android
9 6 (1.43%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.19%) CentOS
10 5 (1.19%) Fedora
10 5 (1.19%) Solaris
10 5 (1.19%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.71%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.71%) VMS
12 2 (0.48%) Mesosphere
13 1 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (36.90%) DevOps
2 134 (31.90%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (14.52%) Open Source
4 49 (11.67%) TDD
5 48 (11.43%) Migration
6 46 (10.95%) Microservices
7 44 (10.48%) Configuration Management
7 44 (10.48%) Scrum
8 40 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
8 40 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
9 39 (9.29%) High Availability
10 35 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 34 (8.10%) Load Balancing
12 33 (7.86%) Project Management
13 25 (5.95%) BDD
13 25 (5.95%) TOGAF
14 23 (5.48%) Disaster Recovery
14 23 (5.48%) Software Delivery
15 22 (5.24%) Business Intelligence
15 22 (5.24%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 95 (22.62%) Java
2 72 (17.14%) Python
3 45 (10.71%) PowerShell
4 44 (10.48%) SQL
5 43 (10.24%) JavaScript
5 43 (10.24%) Ruby
6 35 (8.33%) Perl
7 32 (7.62%) Go
8 20 (4.76%) C#
9 18 (4.29%) Scala
10 8 (1.90%) C++
10 8 (1.90%) Groovy
11 7 (1.67%) Bash Shell
11 7 (1.67%) Bourne shell
12 6 (1.43%) C
12 6 (1.43%) Jython
12 6 (1.43%) Korn
12 6 (1.43%) PHP
13 3 (0.71%) Clojure
13 3 (0.71%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 18 (4.29%) Security Cleared
2 13 (3.10%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (3.10%) Degree
2 13 (3.10%) SC Cleared
3 11 (2.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
4 10 (2.38%) CISSP
5 8 (1.90%) AWS Certification
5 8 (1.90%) CCNA
6 7 (1.67%) MCSE
6 7 (1.67%) PMI Certification
6 7 (1.67%) PMP
7 5 (1.19%) CCNP
7 5 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.71%) CISMP
9 3 (0.71%) ISSAP
9 3 (0.71%) MCSD
9 3 (0.71%) MCTS
9 3 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.38%) QA
2 7 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.19%) SLA
4 2 (0.48%) COBIT
4 2 (0.48%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 93 (22.14%) Docker
2 34 (8.10%) Active Directory
3 22 (5.24%) vCloud
4 18 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (1.67%) KVM
5 7 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (1.67%) XenApp
6 6 (1.43%) LXC
6 6 (1.43%) vSphere
7 5 (1.19%) Xen
8 4 (0.95%) Ceph
8 4 (0.95%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.95%) NFS
8 4 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.71%) Snort
9 3 (0.71%) Squid
9 3 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.48%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 81 (19.29%) Puppet
2 76 (18.10%) Opscode Chef
3 72 (17.14%) Ansible
4 31 (7.38%) Kubernetes
5 30 (7.14%) Mesos
6 19 (4.52%) Terraform
7 13 (3.10%) Salt
8 12 (2.86%) SCOM
9 10 (2.38%) SCCM
10 7 (1.67%) logstash
11 5 (1.19%) CA Single Sign-On
12 4 (0.95%) CFEngine
12 4 (0.95%) Ganglia
12 4 (0.95%) Graphite
12 4 (0.95%) Kibana
12 4 (0.95%) StatsD
13 3 (0.71%) PowerCLI
13 3 (0.71%) SCOrch
13 3 (0.71%) ZABBIX
14 2 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 94 (22.38%) Microsoft
2 42 (10.00%) Splunk
3 28 (6.67%) Google
4 27 (6.43%) Red Hat
5 26 (6.19%) VMware
6 22 (5.24%) Oracle
7 20 (4.76%) Cisco
8 19 (4.52%) MuleSoft
9 18 (4.29%) Citrix
10 15 (3.57%) IBM
11 13 (3.10%) AppDynamics
12 12 (2.86%) New Relic
13 9 (2.14%) NetApp
13 9 (2.14%) ServiceNow
14 7 (1.67%) EMC
15 6 (1.43%) Mercator
15 6 (1.43%) Riverbed
16 5 (1.19%) HP
16 5 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
16 5 (1.19%) Telerik
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