The table below looks at the statistics for PaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PaaS over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 113 - 107
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PaaS 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.16% - 0.048%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.60% - 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£430 - £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £475 £423
% change year-on-year
-9.47% +12.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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 West Midlands region.

Cloud Services Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
111 67 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.46% 2.65% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 39 33
Average daily rate £375 £338 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £513 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Average hourly rate £23.00 £18.75 £10.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.66% +74.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -48.48%

PaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PaaS across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

PaaS Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

PaaS
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

PaaS Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

PaaS
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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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
Birmingham - 4 £430 - 1
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) CRM
2 4 (33.33%) ERP
2 4 (33.33%) Subversion
2 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 4 (33.33%) Project Management
2 4 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (33.33%) Marketing
2 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (33.33%) SaaS
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
2 4 (33.33%) Mobile Development
3 3 (25.00%) Big Data
3 3 (25.00%) Internet of Things
3 3 (25.00%) Lync
3 3 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (25.00%) Data Management
3 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Internet
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
4 2 (16.67%) CSS
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) UNIX
4 2 (16.67%) OO
4 2 (16.67%) JBoss
4 2 (16.67%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (25.00%) Lync
2 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (16.67%) JBoss
3 1 (8.33%) SAS
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) SaaS
2 2 (16.67%) Heroku
2 2 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (16.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 2 (16.67%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (25.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Subversion
1 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (33.33%) Marketing
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Product Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Front-End Web Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
1 2 (16.67%) CSS
1 2 (16.67%) jQuery
1 2 (16.67%) Sass
1 2 (16.67%) LESS
1 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Internet of Things
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
2 4 (33.33%) Mobile Development
2 4 (33.33%) Project Management
2 4 (33.33%) CRM
2 4 (33.33%) ERP
2 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 4 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (25.00%) Data Management
4 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) OO
5 1 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Java
1 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (16.67%) PHP
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Google