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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank - 109 111
Contract jobs citing PaaS 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.049% 0.045%
As % of the Cloud Services category - 2.78% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £200 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £430 £328
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +31.29%
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
83 36 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.26% 1.75% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 21 10
Average daily rate £425 £290 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.55% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £162 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £435 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £371 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -7.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -41.66%

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 21 October 2014. 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
PaaS
England