The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for PaaS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PaaS over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 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)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 44 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 -  
Contract jobs citing PaaS 10 17 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.85% 2.69% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.00% 18.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 0
Median daily rate £515 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.84% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £464 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +3.05% +2.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -

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

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 50 92 65
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 9.26% 14.56% 9.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 65 44
Median daily rate £438 £455 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.84% +34.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £413 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £525 £539
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £19.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -23.05% -13.35%  

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire citing PaaS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for PaaS in Cambridgeshire

PaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PaaS in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 16 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
1 16 (100.00%) Node.js
1 16 (100.00%) REST
1 16 (100.00%) IaaS
1 16 (100.00%) Docker
2 13 (81.25%) JavaScript
3 11 (68.75%) Ubuntu
3 11 (68.75%) Continuous Delivery
4 10 (62.50%) CoreOS
4 10 (62.50%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (62.50%) Scrum
4 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (62.50%) TDD
4 10 (62.50%) JSON
4 10 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (62.50%) Kanban
4 10 (62.50%) Git (software)
4 10 (62.50%) .NET
4 10 (62.50%) Python
4 10 (62.50%) SOA
4 10 (62.50%) HTTP
4 10 (62.50%) TCP/IP
4 10 (62.50%) DNS
4 10 (62.50%) SSL
5 8 (50.00%) Software Engineering
6 6 (37.50%) MongoDB
6 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (18.75%) Web Development

PaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 16 (100.00%) IaaS
2 6 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) DNS
1 10 (62.50%) HTTP
1 10 (62.50%) SSL
1 10 (62.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Platform Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) MongoDB Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Node.js Developer
3 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Web Developer
5 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 2 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Digital Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Digital Technical Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) Node.js
1 16 (100.00%) REST
2 10 (62.50%) .NET
2 10 (62.50%) JSON
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (68.75%) Ubuntu
3 10 (62.50%) CoreOS
4 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
4 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 11 (68.75%) Continuous Delivery
3 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (62.50%) Kanban
3 10 (62.50%) Scrum
3 10 (62.50%) SOA
3 10 (62.50%) TDD
4 8 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (18.75%) Web Development
6 2 (12.50%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) JavaScript
2 10 (62.50%) Python
3 2 (12.50%) C#
System Software
1 16 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (62.50%) Opscode Chef