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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PaaS over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
England / West Midlands
Rank 112 103 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing PaaS 8 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.33% 0.54% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.19% 8.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 0
Median daily rate £588 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.76% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £475
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 West Midlands region.

Cloud Services Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
251 159 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.50% 6.61% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 88 20
Median daily rate £413 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £570 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 13
Median hourly rate £21.47 £13.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.00% -48.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.63 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-31.70% +13.88%

PaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing PaaS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PaaS across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

PaaS Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 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
Coventry -15 2 £413 -
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £675 -
Birmingham -14 1 - -
Solihull - 1 - -
Herefordshire - 1 £500 -
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 37 (90.24%) IaaS
2 29 (70.73%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (63.41%) Scrum
4 24 (58.54%) Microsoft Azure
5 23 (56.10%) Continuous Delivery
6 20 (48.78%) SaaS
7 16 (39.02%) HTML
7 16 (39.02%) CSS
7 16 (39.02%) Linux
7 16 (39.02%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (36.59%) Puppet
8 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
8 15 (36.59%) Opscode Chef
9 14 (34.15%) C#
9 14 (34.15%) ASP.NET
9 14 (34.15%) .NET
9 14 (34.15%) MVC
9 14 (34.15%) TDD
9 14 (34.15%) BDD
9 14 (34.15%) CQRS
9 14 (34.15%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (34.15%) Kanban
9 14 (34.15%) Visual Studio Team System
10 13 (31.71%) .NET Framework
10 13 (31.71%) Domain-Driven Design
10 13 (31.71%) Entity Framework
10 13 (31.71%) HTML5
10 13 (31.71%) NoSQL
10 13 (31.71%) Dapper ORM
10 13 (31.71%) Docker

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 11 (26.83%) OpenStack
2 3 (7.32%) Apache Solr
2 3 (7.32%) Drupal
3 2 (4.88%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 37 (90.24%) IaaS
2 24 (58.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (48.78%) SaaS
4 9 (21.95%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (7.32%) GitHub
6 2 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (2.44%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (2.44%) Amazon S3
7 1 (2.44%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (2.44%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (2.44%) Route 53
7 1 (2.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.83%) DNS
2 10 (24.39%) HTTP
3 1 (2.44%) DAB
3 1 (2.44%) Firewall
3 1 (2.44%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (31.71%) NoSQL
2 3 (7.32%) MySQL
3 2 (4.88%) Big Data
3 2 (4.88%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.44%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (34.15%) Visual Studio Team System
2 4 (9.76%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.44%) Hudson
4 1 (2.44%) MSBuild
4 1 (2.44%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (7.32%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Advertising
2 1 (2.44%) Automotive
2 1 (2.44%) Electronics
2 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.44%) Marketing
2 1 (2.44%) Retail
2 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (48.78%) Developer
2 11 (26.83%) .NET Developer
3 8 (19.51%) Architect
4 7 (17.07%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (17.07%) C# Developer
5 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (14.63%) Automation Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (14.63%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) Platform Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Agile .NET Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Agile C# Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Agile Developer
6 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (7.32%) VMware Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Big Data Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) CRM Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (39.02%) CSS
1 16 (39.02%) HTML
2 14 (34.15%) .NET
2 14 (34.15%) ASP.NET
2 14 (34.15%) ASP.NET MVC
3 13 (31.71%) .NET Framework
3 13 (31.71%) Dapper ORM
3 13 (31.71%) Entity Framework
3 13 (31.71%) HTML5
3 13 (31.71%) LESS
3 13 (31.71%) Sass
4 10 (24.39%) JSON
4 10 (24.39%) REST
5 4 (9.76%) Web Services
6 3 (7.32%) Drush
6 3 (7.32%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Private Cloud
2 2 (4.88%) Data Integration
2 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (39.02%) Linux
2 11 (26.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (7.32%) Windows
4 2 (4.88%) Unix
5 1 (2.44%) CentOS
5 1 (2.44%) Fedora
5 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (70.73%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (63.41%) Scrum
3 23 (56.10%) Continuous Delivery
4 16 (39.02%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (34.15%) BDD
5 14 (34.15%) CQRS
5 14 (34.15%) Kanban
5 14 (34.15%) MVC
5 14 (34.15%) TDD
6 13 (31.71%) Continuous Deployment
6 13 (31.71%) DevOps
6 13 (31.71%) Domain-Driven Design
6 13 (31.71%) SOLID
7 12 (29.27%) Configuration Management
7 12 (29.27%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 12 (29.27%) Waterfall
8 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (9.76%) SOA
10 3 (7.32%) SEO
10 3 (7.32%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (34.15%) C#
2 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
2 4 (9.76%) PHP
3 3 (7.32%) SQL
4 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.88%) Perl
4 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.88%) Python
4 2 (4.88%) Ruby
5 1 (2.44%) Java
5 1 (2.44%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) QA
System Software
1 13 (31.71%) Docker
2 10 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (36.59%) Opscode Chef
1 15 (36.59%) Puppet
2 2 (4.88%) Ansible
3 1 (2.44%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
2 12 (29.27%) VMware
3 11 (26.83%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.88%) Google
5 1 (2.44%) Casewise
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle
5 1 (2.44%) SAP