The table below looks at the statistics for PaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PaaS over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 132 136 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing PaaS 10 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.34% 0.098% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.72% 2.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Median daily rate £588 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.23% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
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 South West region.

Cloud Services Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
212 125 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.29% 4.09% 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 86 81
Median daily rate £385 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £215 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 1
Median hourly rate £16.50 £30.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +78.57%

PaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing PaaS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Cloud Services category.

PaaS Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

PaaS
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PaaS across the South West region.

PaaS Daily Rate Trend in the South West

PaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PaaS across the South West region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

PaaS Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

PaaS
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the South West region over the 3 months to 5 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
Bristol +10 8 £588 +46.87%
Somerset - 1 - -
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 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 South West region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
1 10 (76.92%) IaaS
2 9 (69.23%) SaaS
2 9 (69.23%) Hybrid Cloud
3 8 (61.54%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (53.85%) TOGAF
4 7 (53.85%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (53.85%) Public Cloud
4 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (53.85%) Private Cloud
4 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
5 6 (46.15%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (23.08%) JSON
6 3 (23.08%) Finance
6 3 (23.08%) C#
6 3 (23.08%) .NET
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
6 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
6 3 (23.08%) Web Services
7 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (15.38%) Identity Access Management
7 2 (15.38%) XML
7 2 (15.38%) Windows
7 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
7 2 (15.38%) Data Security
7 2 (15.38%) Entity Framework
7 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
7 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (76.92%) IaaS
2 9 (69.23%) SaaS
3 8 (61.54%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (46.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Architect
2 8 (61.54%) Cloud Architect
3 6 (46.15%) Enterprise Architect
4 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (23.08%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (15.38%) .NET Software Engineer
6 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (15.38%) Security Architect
6 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
6 2 (15.38%) Strategy Architect
7 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
7 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
7 1 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Consultant
7 1 (7.69%) Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
7 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
7 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
1 3 (23.08%) JSON
1 3 (23.08%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
2 2 (15.38%) Entity Framework
2 2 (15.38%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Hybrid Cloud
2 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
2 7 (53.85%) Private Cloud
2 7 (53.85%) Public Cloud
3 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Enterprise Architecture
1 7 (53.85%) TOGAF
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) Data Security
2 2 (15.38%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
2 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
2 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) BDD
3 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.69%) Matrix Management
3 1 (7.69%) MVC
3 1 (7.69%) OO
3 1 (7.69%) OOD
3 1 (7.69%) Scrum
3 1 (7.69%) Service Management
3 1 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) Perl
2 1 (7.69%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) SAP