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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
England / South West
Rank 123 141 136
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -5
Contract jobs citing PaaS 10 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.39% 0.10% 0.23%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.35% 1.91% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 3
Median daily rate £519 £350 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.21% -36.36%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £488 £475
% change year-on-year
-2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 South West region.

Cloud Services Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
230 157 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.91% 5.25% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 125 75
Median daily rate £415 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £481 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.81% +76.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £18.50 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.15 £18.50 £10.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-38.18% +22.22%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 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
Wiltshire - 5 £519 -
Bristol -3 3 £600 +71.42% 4
Devon - 1 £466 - 1
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 South West region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) Docker
3 8 (50.00%) Scrum
4 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (37.50%) IaaS
4 6 (37.50%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (37.50%) DevOps
5 5 (31.25%) Microservices
5 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
5 5 (31.25%) Scala
5 5 (31.25%) Open Source
5 5 (31.25%) BDD
5 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
5 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
5 5 (31.25%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (25.00%) Kanban
6 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
6 4 (25.00%) RESTful
6 4 (25.00%) Heroku
6 4 (25.00%) ATDD
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (25.00%) Windows
6 4 (25.00%) Client/Server
6 4 (25.00%) Eclipse
6 4 (25.00%) IntelliJ
6 4 (25.00%) OpenShift
6 4 (25.00%) Play Framework
6 4 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 4 (25.00%) Virtual Machines

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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (37.50%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Spark
2 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) IaaS
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (25.00%) Heroku
2 4 (25.00%) OpenShift
3 3 (18.75%) SaaS
4 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (25.00%) IntelliJ
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Azure Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Scala Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Azure Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Azure DevOps
4 2 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (12.50%) CRM Developer
4 2 (12.50%) DevOps Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Development Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) PHP Developer
5 1 (6.25%) SOA Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Play Framework
1 4 (25.00%) RESTful
2 2 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) JSON
3 1 (6.25%) LAMP
3 1 (6.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 4 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) Reference Data
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
1 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Scrum
3 6 (37.50%) DevOps
4 5 (31.25%) BDD
4 5 (31.25%) Microservices
4 5 (31.25%) Open Source
5 4 (25.00%) ATDD
5 4 (25.00%) Kanban
6 3 (18.75%) Functional Programming
6 3 (18.75%) Migration
6 3 (18.75%) Service Management
7 2 (12.50%) CRM
8 1 (6.25%) Data Architecture
8 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
8 1 (6.25%) ITIL
8 1 (6.25%) Knowledge Management
8 1 (6.25%) Refactoring
8 1 (6.25%) SOA
8 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
8 1 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Scala
2 3 (18.75%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) Go
4 1 (6.25%) PHP
4 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Docker
2 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Cloudera
3 1 (6.25%) Apprenda
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle