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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 125 113 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing PaaS 25 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.77% 0.36% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.74% 7.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 0
Median daily rate £431 £590 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.90% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
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 West Midlands region.

Cloud Services Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
323 119 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.92% 4.77% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 75 42
Median daily rate £400 £370 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -12.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 7
Median hourly rate £16.00 - £21.35
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.94 - £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 - £33.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-29.00% +25.00%

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 26 September 2016.

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 26 September 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
Shropshire - 9 - -
Coventry - 7 £400 - 3
Warwickshire - 4 £500 -
Birmingham -14 2 £500 -15.25% 1
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 36 (94.74%) IaaS
2 25 (65.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (52.63%) SaaS
4 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (36.84%) Scrum
5 14 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
6 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
6 13 (34.21%) Continuous Delivery
7 12 (31.58%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (31.58%) Puppet
8 11 (28.95%) OpenStack
8 11 (28.95%) Linux
8 11 (28.95%) .NET
9 10 (26.32%) DNS
9 10 (26.32%) Configuration Management
9 10 (26.32%) NoSQL
9 10 (26.32%) Docker
9 10 (26.32%) DevOps
10 9 (23.68%) Private Cloud
10 9 (23.68%) REST
10 9 (23.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (23.68%) JSON
10 9 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (23.68%) VMware
10 9 (23.68%) Red Hat
10 9 (23.68%) Windows
10 9 (23.68%) HTTP
11 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
11 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET
11 7 (18.42%) C#

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 (28.95%) OpenStack
2 4 (10.53%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 36 (94.74%) IaaS
2 25 (65.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (52.63%) SaaS
4 14 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (15.79%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (5.26%) Office 365
7 1 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (2.63%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (2.63%) Amazon S3
7 1 (2.63%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (2.63%) Route 53
7 1 (2.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (26.32%) DNS
2 9 (23.68%) HTTP
3 3 (7.89%) Firewall
4 2 (5.26%) LAN
4 2 (5.26%) WAN
5 1 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.63%) Network Security
5 1 (2.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) NoSQL
2 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (10.53%) Automotive
2 2 (5.26%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.63%) Electronics
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Architect
2 12 (31.58%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (26.32%) Developer
4 7 (18.42%) .NET Developer
5 6 (15.79%) Security Architect
6 4 (10.53%) Automation Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Azure Architect
6 4 (10.53%) Platform Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Security Solutions Architect
7 3 (7.89%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) VMware Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (5.26%) C# Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) SaaS Architect
9 1 (2.63%) Automation Architect
9 1 (2.63%) Cloud Consultant
9 1 (2.63%) DevOps Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.95%) .NET
2 9 (23.68%) JSON
2 9 (23.68%) REST
3 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET
4 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (15.79%) CSS
4 6 (15.79%) HTML
5 5 (13.16%) .NET Framework
5 5 (13.16%) Dapper ORM
5 5 (13.16%) Entity Framework
5 5 (13.16%) HTML5
5 5 (13.16%) LESS
5 5 (13.16%) Sass
6 4 (10.53%) Web Services
7 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (2.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Private Cloud
2 5 (13.16%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Linux
2 9 (23.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (23.68%) Windows
3 6 (15.79%) Unix
4 4 (10.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (36.84%) Scrum
3 13 (34.21%) Continuous Delivery
4 10 (26.32%) Configuration Management
4 10 (26.32%) DevOps
5 7 (18.42%) MVC
5 7 (18.42%) Project Planning
6 6 (15.79%) BDD
6 6 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (15.79%) CQRS
6 6 (15.79%) High Availability
6 6 (15.79%) TDD
7 5 (13.16%) Continuous Deployment
7 5 (13.16%) Domain-Driven Design
7 5 (13.16%) Identity Access Management
7 5 (13.16%) Information Security
7 5 (13.16%) Kanban
7 5 (13.16%) SOLID
7 5 (13.16%) Waterfall
8 4 (10.53%) Cross-Browser Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) C#
2 3 (7.89%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.26%) SQL
4 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.63%) Java
4 1 (2.63%) Perl
4 1 (2.63%) PHP
4 1 (2.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) CISSP
1 2 (5.26%) GIAC
2 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (26.32%) Docker
2 9 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (31.58%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (31.58%) Puppet
2 1 (2.63%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.68%) Red Hat
2 9 (23.68%) VMware
3 2 (5.26%) Cisco
3 2 (5.26%) Google
4 1 (2.63%) SAP
4 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow
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