Period
to 12 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for PaaS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PaaS over the 6 months to 12 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 65 68 78
Rank change year-on-year +3 +10 +20
Contract jobs citing PaaS 30 32 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.23% 2.26% 1.29%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.16% 9.61% 6.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 43 17
Birmingham median daily rate £550 £540 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.85% +20.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £411 £413 £316
90th Percentile £675 £600 £675
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £545 £475
% change year-on-year -12.84% +14.74% +2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate £35.00 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 - -

PaaS is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 487 333 297
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 36.21% 23.55% 19.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 255 222
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £255 £213 £206
90th Percentile £625 £575 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 7
Birmingham median hourly rate £67.00 £15.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +346.67% +25.00% -32.39%
10th Percentile £35.00 £10.25 £10.35
90th Percentile £165.33 £21.50 £18.70
West Midlands median hourly rate £36.00 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +125.00% +10.34% -9.38%

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing PaaS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for PaaS in Birmingham

PaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PaaS in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for PaaS in Birmingham

PaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PaaS in Birmingham over the 6 months to 12 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PaaS in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 12 November 2019, IT contractor jobs citing PaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 29 (96.67%) Azure
2 20 (66.67%) IaaS
3 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
4 13 (43.33%) SaaS
5 12 (40.00%) DevOps
6 11 (36.67%) Migration
6 11 (36.67%) Public Sector
7 10 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
8 9 (30.00%) Power Platform
9 7 (23.33%) PowerShell
9 7 (23.33%) SQL
10 6 (20.00%) Web Services
10 6 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (20.00%) Microservices
10 6 (20.00%) Ansible
10 6 (20.00%) Power BI
10 6 (20.00%) Terraform
10 6 (20.00%) PowerApps
11 5 (16.67%) Technology Roadmap
11 5 (16.67%) Docker
11 5 (16.67%) UML
11 5 (16.67%) CRM
11 5 (16.67%) TOGAF
11 5 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
12 4 (13.33%) Identity Management
12 4 (13.33%) Finance
12 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (13.33%) Windows
12 4 (13.33%) Office 365

PaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (13.33%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 29 (96.67%) Azure
2 20 (66.67%) IaaS
3 13 (43.33%) SaaS
4 9 (30.00%) Power Platform
5 6 (20.00%) PowerApps
6 4 (13.33%) AWS
6 4 (13.33%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (13.33%) Office 365
7 3 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (10.00%) Azure Data Factory
7 3 (10.00%) Mimecast
7 3 (10.00%) OneDrive
8 2 (6.67%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (3.33%) Azure Stack
9 1 (3.33%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (10.00%) DHCP
1 3 (10.00%) DNS
1 3 (10.00%) Skype
1 3 (10.00%) VLAN
1 3 (10.00%) VPN
1 3 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (20.00%) Power BI
2 4 (13.33%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (10.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 3 (10.00%) Data Lake
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2017
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.33%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (36.67%) Public Sector
2 4 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Architect
2 9 (30.00%) Azure Architect
3 5 (16.67%) Azure Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Azure DevOps
4 4 (13.33%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Technical Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Integration Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Security Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Azure Developer
6 2 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (6.67%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Cybersecurity Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Technology Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) Web Services
2 4 (13.33%) JSON
2 4 (13.33%) MassTransit
3 3 (10.00%) .NET
3 3 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET Core
3 3 (10.00%) CSS
3 3 (10.00%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (10.00%) HTML
4 1 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (10.00%) Cloud Native
2 3 (10.00%) Cyberattack
2 3 (10.00%) Tandem
2 3 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.33%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) DevOps
2 11 (36.67%) Migration
3 6 (20.00%) Microservices
4 5 (16.67%) CRM
4 5 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
4 5 (16.67%) Technology Roadmap
4 5 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 5 (16.67%) UML
5 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (13.33%) Case Management
5 4 (13.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 4 (13.33%) Identity Management
5 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure as Code
5 4 (13.33%) IT Strategy
5 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (10.00%) Document Management
6 3 (10.00%) Information Security
6 3 (10.00%) MVC
6 3 (10.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) PowerShell
1 7 (23.33%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) C
2 3 (10.00%) C#
2 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) TOGAF Certification
2 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) NCSC
1 4 (13.33%) NIST
2 3 (10.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Docker
2 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) Ansible
1 6 (20.00%) Terraform
2 4 (13.33%) Kubernetes
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (10.00%) FortiGate
3 3 (10.00%) SCCM
3 3 (10.00%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (6.67%) Kibana
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) Sparx
3 3 (10.00%) Aerohive Networks
3 3 (10.00%) Apple
3 3 (10.00%) Cisco
3 3 (10.00%) Darktrace
3 3 (10.00%) Juniper
3 3 (10.00%) Meraki
3 3 (10.00%) MuleSoft
3 3 (10.00%) Polycom
3 3 (10.00%) Splunk
3 3 (10.00%) VMware
3 3 (10.00%) Zscaler
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) Symantec