Period
to 19 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 19 May 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)
London > Central London
6 months to
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 169 164 166
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2 +31
Contract jobs citing PaaS 119 139 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.41% 1.51% 1.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.41% 5.88% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 96 74
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £423 £413 £355
90th Percentile £688 £644 £613
London median daily rate £550 £550 £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Central London median hourly rate - £55.00 -
London median hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 -
% change year-on-year -36.36% - -

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 Central London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,700 2,362 1,187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 31.95% 25.63% 16.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,103 1,847 933
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £363 £319 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £613
London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +7.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 13
Central London median hourly rate £20.50 £21.00 £15.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +31.41% -20.10%
10th Percentile £14.35 £15.89 £12.88
90th Percentile £50.45 £49.83 £29.77
London median hourly rate £27.00 £26.78 £19.00
% change year-on-year +0.84% +40.92% -26.92%

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for PaaS in Central London

PaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PaaS in Central London

PaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PaaS in Central London over the 6 months to 19 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PaaS in Central London

PaaS
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the Central London region over the 6 months to 19 May 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -9 88 £550 +6.80% 19
City of Westminster -2 8 £558 -28.00%
West End of London -2 5 £600 +17.07% 1
Southwark -30 4 £575 +15.00%
PaaS
London

For the 6 months to 19 May 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 Central London region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 80 (67.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 64 (53.78%) IaaS
3 62 (52.10%) DevOps
4 53 (44.54%) Microsoft
5 50 (42.02%) SaaS
6 46 (38.66%) Amazon AWS
7 39 (32.77%) PowerShell
7 39 (32.77%) Agile Software Development
8 37 (31.09%) SQL
9 33 (27.73%) Finance
10 29 (24.37%) Windows
10 29 (24.37%) Microservices
10 29 (24.37%) Docker
11 28 (23.53%) Active Directory
12 27 (22.69%) Python
13 23 (19.33%) Kubernetes
14 21 (17.65%) Linux
15 20 (16.81%) Web Services
16 19 (15.97%) Jenkins
17 17 (14.29%) Windows Server
17 17 (14.29%) Migration
17 17 (14.29%) Git (software)
18 16 (13.45%) SQL Server
18 16 (13.45%) C#
18 16 (13.45%) .NET
19 15 (12.61%) Java
19 15 (12.61%) Visual Studio Team System
19 15 (12.61%) Azure Active Directory
20 14 (11.76%) Serverless
20 14 (11.76%) Office 365

PaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 7 (5.88%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (5.04%) IIS
3 5 (4.20%) Apache Spark
3 5 (4.20%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (3.36%) OpenStack
4 4 (3.36%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.68%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.68%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.84%) Apache
6 1 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.84%) CMS
6 1 (0.84%) JBoss
6 1 (0.84%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.84%) Mule
6 1 (0.84%) nginx
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.84%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (7.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 80 (67.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 64 (53.78%) IaaS
3 50 (42.02%) SaaS
4 46 (38.66%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (12.61%) Azure Active Directory
6 14 (11.76%) Office 365
6 14 (11.76%) Serverless
7 10 (8.40%) AWS CloudFormation
8 9 (7.56%) AWS Lambda
9 8 (6.72%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (4.20%) GitHub
11 4 (3.36%) Azure Data Factory
11 4 (3.36%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 4 (3.36%) Datadog
11 4 (3.36%) Power Platform
12 3 (2.52%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (2.52%) Amazon S3
13 2 (1.68%) Azure Functions
13 2 (1.68%) Azure Stack
13 2 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.56%) Firewall
2 6 (5.04%) SAN
3 5 (4.20%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (3.36%) DNS
5 3 (2.52%) DHCP
5 3 (2.52%) iSCSI
5 3 (2.52%) NAS
5 3 (2.52%) Network Security
5 3 (2.52%) Software-Defined Networking
5 3 (2.52%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.68%) VPN
7 1 (0.84%) AMQP
7 1 (0.84%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.84%) Cisco Firepower
7 1 (0.84%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.84%) FTP
7 1 (0.84%) Internet
7 1 (0.84%) Skype
7 1 (0.84%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.45%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.08%) Azure SQL Database
3 9 (7.56%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (5.88%) Big Data
5 6 (5.04%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (5.04%) Data Lake
5 6 (5.04%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (5.04%) MongoDB
5 6 (5.04%) NoSQL
6 5 (4.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (4.20%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 5 (4.20%) Hadoop
7 4 (3.36%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (3.36%) Power BI
7 4 (3.36%) Redis
7 4 (3.36%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.36%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (3.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.52%) Apache Hive
8 3 (2.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 19 (15.97%) Jenkins
2 17 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 15 (12.61%) Visual Studio Team System
4 7 (5.88%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (5.04%) NUnit
6 5 (4.20%) SonarQube
6 5 (4.20%) SpecFlow
6 5 (4.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (4.20%) TeamCity
6 5 (4.20%) Visual Studio
7 4 (3.36%) Bitbucket
7 4 (3.36%) MSI
7 4 (3.36%) WiX
8 3 (2.52%) Jasmine
8 3 (2.52%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (2.52%) Maven
8 3 (2.52%) MSBuild
8 3 (2.52%) MSTest
8 3 (2.52%) QUnit
9 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 33 (27.73%) Finance
2 9 (7.56%) Banking
3 7 (5.88%) Retail
4 5 (4.20%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.36%) Marketing
6 2 (1.68%) Games
7 1 (0.84%) Advertising
7 1 (0.84%) Billing
7 1 (0.84%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.84%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.84%) Law
7 1 (0.84%) Legal
7 1 (0.84%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 28 (23.53%) Architect
1 28 (23.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 25 (21.01%) Developer
3 17 (14.29%) Azure Engineer
4 14 (11.76%) Azure DevOps
5 13 (10.92%) Cloud Architect
6 11 (9.24%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 9 (7.56%) Azure Architect
8 8 (6.72%) Infrastructure Architect
8 8 (6.72%) Senior Developer
9 7 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (5.04%) .NET Developer
10 6 (5.04%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
10 6 (5.04%) Consultant
10 6 (5.04%) Technical Architect
11 5 (4.20%) Active Directory Engineer
11 5 (4.20%) Azure Developer
11 5 (4.20%) Solutions Architect
12 4 (3.36%) C# Developer
12 4 (3.36%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.81%) Web Services
2 16 (13.45%) .NET
3 12 (10.08%) RESTful
4 11 (9.24%) Kafka
4 11 (9.24%) Node.js
5 9 (7.56%) HTML
5 9 (7.56%) Spring Boot
6 8 (6.72%) .NET Core
6 8 (6.72%) JSON
6 8 (6.72%) REST
7 6 (5.04%) CSS
7 6 (5.04%) Redux
7 6 (5.04%) Spring
8 4 (3.36%) AngularJS
8 4 (3.36%) ASP.NET
8 4 (3.36%) Elastic Stack
8 4 (3.36%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (3.36%) SOAP
8 4 (3.36%) Software Packaging
9 3 (2.52%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.24%) Public Cloud
2 10 (8.40%) Hybrid Cloud
3 8 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.04%) Cloud Native
4 6 (5.04%) Private Cloud
5 5 (4.20%) Clustering
5 5 (4.20%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (2.52%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.52%) Hedge funds
6 3 (2.52%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.68%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.68%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.68%) PKI
7 2 (1.68%) Replication
7 2 (1.68%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.68%) User Experience
8 1 (0.84%) Online Games
8 1 (0.84%) Robotics
8 1 (0.84%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 29 (24.37%) Windows
2 21 (17.65%) Linux
3 17 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 9 (7.56%) Unix
5 4 (3.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.52%) Solaris
6 3 (2.52%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.84%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.84%) Mesosphere
7 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (52.10%) DevOps
2 39 (32.77%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (24.37%) Microservices
4 17 (14.29%) Migration
5 14 (11.76%) TDD
6 12 (10.08%) BDD
6 12 (10.08%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (10.08%) Test Automation
7 11 (9.24%) Continuous Delivery
7 11 (9.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 10 (8.40%) Infrastructure as Code
8 10 (8.40%) SDLC
9 9 (7.56%) Open Source
9 9 (7.56%) Scrum
10 8 (6.72%) Pair Programming
11 7 (5.88%) Coaching
11 7 (5.88%) Identity Access Management
11 7 (5.88%) Identity Management
11 7 (5.88%) Network Virtualisation
11 7 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 39 (32.77%) PowerShell
2 37 (31.09%) SQL
3 27 (22.69%) Python
4 16 (13.45%) C#
5 15 (12.61%) Java
6 14 (11.76%) JavaScript
7 7 (5.88%) Bash Shell
7 7 (5.88%) Go
8 6 (5.04%) Shell Script
9 5 (4.20%) TypeScript
10 4 (3.36%) Java 8
11 3 (2.52%) Scala
11 3 (2.52%) VB
12 2 (1.68%) Clojure
12 2 (1.68%) ES6
12 2 (1.68%) Groovy
12 2 (1.68%) Perl
12 2 (1.68%) Ruby
12 2 (1.68%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.84%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (6.72%) MCSE
1 8 (6.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.04%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.20%) AWS Certification
3 5 (4.20%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.52%) CISA
4 3 (2.52%) Degree
4 3 (2.52%) MCSA
5 2 (1.68%) CISM
5 2 (1.68%) CISSP
5 2 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.68%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.84%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (0.84%) CRISC
6 1 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.36%) SLA
2 3 (2.52%) QA
3 1 (0.84%) PMO
System Software
1 29 (24.37%) Docker
2 28 (23.53%) Active Directory
3 12 (10.08%) Hyper-V
4 7 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (3.36%) XenApp
6 2 (1.68%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 23 (19.33%) Kubernetes
2 13 (10.92%) Terraform
3 10 (8.40%) SCCM
4 9 (7.56%) Ansible
4 9 (7.56%) SCOM
5 8 (6.72%) Puppet
6 6 (5.04%) Single Sign-On
7 5 (4.20%) Kibana
7 5 (4.20%) logstash
7 5 (4.20%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (3.36%) Marathon
8 4 (3.36%) Mesos
8 4 (3.36%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (3.36%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 4 (3.36%) SCOrch
9 3 (2.52%) Grafana
9 3 (2.52%) QRadar
9 3 (2.52%) SCSM
9 3 (2.52%) SCVMM
9 3 (2.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 53 (44.54%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.56%) VMware
3 6 (5.04%) Oracle
3 6 (5.04%) Splunk
3 6 (5.04%) Symantec
4 5 (4.20%) Google
5 4 (3.36%) Citrix
6 3 (2.52%) Dell
6 3 (2.52%) F5
6 3 (2.52%) NetApp
6 3 (2.52%) Veritas
7 2 (1.68%) Sybase
7 2 (1.68%) Tableau
8 1 (0.84%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.84%) Cisco
8 1 (0.84%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.84%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 1 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.84%) SAP
8 1 (0.84%) ServiceNow