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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
England / West Midlands
Rank 115 110 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing PaaS 6 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.25% 0.53% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.43% 6.83% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 0
Median daily rate £675 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+107.69% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
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
247 205 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.30% 7.77% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 126 26
Median daily rate £425 £410 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +26.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 12
Median hourly rate £11.50 £13.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.81% -48.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -8.25%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 -5 2 £413 - 2
Birmingham -8 2 - -
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £675 -
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 27 (87.10%) IaaS
2 23 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (67.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (64.52%) Scrum
5 18 (58.06%) SaaS
6 17 (54.84%) Continuous Delivery
7 16 (51.61%) Microsoft
8 15 (48.39%) HTML
8 15 (48.39%) CSS
8 15 (48.39%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (45.16%) Kanban
10 13 (41.94%) Visual Studio Team System
10 13 (41.94%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (41.94%) BDD
10 13 (41.94%) CQRS
10 13 (41.94%) .NET
10 13 (41.94%) C#
10 13 (41.94%) ASP.NET
10 13 (41.94%) TDD
10 13 (41.94%) MVC
11 12 (38.71%) HTML5
11 12 (38.71%) Waterfall
11 12 (38.71%) Entity Framework
11 12 (38.71%) Domain-Driven Design
11 12 (38.71%) .NET Framework
11 12 (38.71%) Sass
11 12 (38.71%) LESS
11 12 (38.71%) Dapper ORM
11 12 (38.71%) SOLID
11 12 (38.71%) Cross-Browser Testing

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 5 (16.13%) OpenStack
2 3 (9.68%) Apache Solr
2 3 (9.68%) Drupal
3 2 (6.45%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (87.10%) IaaS
2 21 (67.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (58.06%) SaaS
4 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (9.68%) GitHub
6 2 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) DNS
1 4 (12.90%) HTTP
2 1 (3.23%) DAB
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (3.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) NoSQL
2 3 (9.68%) MySQL
3 2 (6.45%) Big Data
3 2 (6.45%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.23%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (41.94%) Visual Studio Team System
2 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.23%) Hudson
4 1 (3.23%) MSBuild
4 1 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Advertising
2 1 (3.23%) Electronics
2 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.23%) Marketing
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Developer
2 10 (32.26%) .NET Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Architect
3 7 (22.58%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (22.58%) C# Developer
4 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (19.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Platform Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Agile .NET Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Agile C# Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Agile Developer
6 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (9.68%) CRM Architect
7 2 (6.45%) AWS DevOps
7 2 (6.45%) Data Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Drupal Developer
7 2 (6.45%) VMware Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (48.39%) CSS
1 15 (48.39%) HTML
2 13 (41.94%) .NET
2 13 (41.94%) ASP.NET
2 13 (41.94%) ASP.NET MVC
3 12 (38.71%) .NET Framework
3 12 (38.71%) Dapper ORM
3 12 (38.71%) Entity Framework
3 12 (38.71%) HTML5
3 12 (38.71%) LESS
3 12 (38.71%) Sass
4 4 (12.90%) JSON
4 4 (12.90%) REST
5 3 (9.68%) Drush
5 3 (9.68%) LAMP
5 3 (9.68%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Private Cloud
2 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Linux
2 5 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.45%) Windows
4 1 (3.23%) CentOS
4 1 (3.23%) Fedora
4 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (64.52%) Scrum
3 17 (54.84%) Continuous Delivery
4 15 (48.39%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (45.16%) Kanban
6 13 (41.94%) BDD
6 13 (41.94%) CQRS
6 13 (41.94%) MVC
6 13 (41.94%) TDD
7 12 (38.71%) Continuous Deployment
7 12 (38.71%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 12 (38.71%) Domain-Driven Design
7 12 (38.71%) SOLID
7 12 (38.71%) Waterfall
8 6 (19.35%) DevOps
9 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
9 5 (16.13%) SOA
10 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (9.68%) CRM
11 3 (9.68%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) C#
2 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
2 3 (9.68%) PHP
3 2 (6.45%) Ruby
4 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.23%) Korn
4 1 (3.23%) Perl
4 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.23%) Python
4 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Docker
2 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (22.58%) Puppet
2 1 (3.23%) Ansible
2 1 (3.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) VMware
3 5 (16.13%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.45%) Google
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle
5 1 (3.23%) Casewise
5 1 (3.23%) SAP