Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 165 183 197
Rank change year-on-year +18 +14 -5
Contract jobs citing PaaS 89 119 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.26% 1.27% 0.97%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.66% 4.36% 4.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 93 70
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +2.44% -0.49%
10th Percentile £437 £406 £375
90th Percentile £679 £693 £675
London median daily rate £575 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Central London median hourly rate £52.00 - £34.36
London median hourly rate £43.50 £59.84 £34.36
% change year-on-year -27.30% +74.14% -27.28%

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 2,432 2,730 1,738
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 34.40% 29.22% 20.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,868 2,182 1,354
Central London median daily rate £520 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.95% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £313 £319 £310
90th Percentile £660 £656 £638
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 17 31
Central London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.76 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.03% -1.26% -42.86%
10th Percentile £17.73 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £35.00 £28.25 £31.00
London median hourly rate £22.93 £19.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +20.68% -11.63% -14.00%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +28 74 £550 +6.02% 43
Southwark +34 8 £500 -4.76%
West End of London +25 5 £550 -8.33%
Camden +9 2 £443 -26.25%
City of Westminster -4 2 £675 +22.73%
PaaS
London

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 59 (66.29%) Azure
2 55 (61.80%) IaaS
3 41 (46.07%) DevOps
4 39 (43.82%) Microsoft
5 31 (34.83%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (31.46%) SQL
7 23 (25.84%) SaaS
7 23 (25.84%) Kubernetes
8 22 (24.72%) Windows
9 21 (23.60%) Migration
10 20 (22.47%) Finance
11 19 (21.35%) .NET
11 19 (21.35%) Active Directory
12 18 (20.22%) SQL Server
12 18 (20.22%) AWS
12 18 (20.22%) PowerShell
12 18 (20.22%) Microservices
13 17 (19.10%) Docker
14 15 (16.85%) Greenfield Project
15 14 (15.73%) Azure Active Directory
15 14 (15.73%) JavaScript
15 14 (15.73%) C#
16 13 (14.61%) Ansible
17 12 (13.48%) Problem-Solving
17 12 (13.48%) Infrastructure as Code
17 12 (13.48%) Disaster Recovery
17 12 (13.48%) Web Services
17 12 (13.48%) Azure SQL Database
18 11 (12.36%) SharePoint
18 11 (12.36%) Analytics

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 11 (12.36%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.87%) CMS
2 7 (7.87%) IIS
3 5 (5.62%) Confluence
3 5 (5.62%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (5.62%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (5.62%) Umbraco
4 4 (4.49%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (3.37%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.25%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (2.25%) Ethereum
6 2 (2.25%) Hyperledger
7 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.12%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.12%) MS Project Server
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.12%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.25%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle FAH
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle iProcurement
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 2 (2.25%) R3 Corda
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.12%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 59 (66.29%) Azure
2 55 (61.80%) IaaS
3 23 (25.84%) SaaS
4 18 (20.22%) AWS
5 14 (15.73%) Azure Active Directory
6 11 (12.36%) Office 365
7 5 (5.62%) GCP
7 5 (5.62%) npm
8 4 (4.49%) Serverless
9 3 (3.37%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 3 (3.37%) Azure Stack
9 3 (3.37%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (3.37%) OpenShift
9 3 (3.37%) Power Platform
10 2 (2.25%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (2.25%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (2.25%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (2.25%) GitHub
10 2 (2.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (1.12%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.99%) DNS
2 7 (7.87%) DHCP
2 7 (7.87%) VPN
3 5 (5.62%) Firewall
4 3 (3.37%) Unified Communications
5 2 (2.25%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (2.25%) HTTP
5 2 (2.25%) Internet
5 2 (2.25%) MPLS
5 2 (2.25%) Network Security
5 2 (2.25%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
5 2 (2.25%) SAN
5 2 (2.25%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.25%) VLAN
5 2 (2.25%) VoIP
6 1 (1.12%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.12%) LAN
6 1 (1.12%) Skype
6 1 (1.12%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (1.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.22%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.48%) Azure SQL Database
3 7 (7.87%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (6.74%) MongoDB
5 5 (5.62%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (4.49%) Redis
6 4 (4.49%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.37%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.37%) MySQL
7 3 (3.37%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.37%) Power BI
8 2 (2.25%) Blockchain
8 2 (2.25%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (2.25%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (2.25%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (2.25%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.12%) SAP HANA
9 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (10.11%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.99%) Visual Studio
3 7 (7.87%) TeamCity
4 6 (6.74%) JIRA
4 6 (6.74%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (5.62%) Grunt
5 5 (5.62%) gulp
5 5 (5.62%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.37%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (2.25%) Selenium
7 2 (2.25%) SpecFlow
7 2 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.12%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.12%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.12%) NUnit
8 1 (1.12%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.12%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 20 (22.47%) Finance
2 8 (8.99%) Banking
3 4 (4.49%) Legal
3 4 (4.49%) Retail
4 3 (3.37%) Law
4 3 (3.37%) Marketing
5 2 (2.25%) International Banking
6 1 (1.12%) Environmental Health
6 1 (1.12%) Games
6 1 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.12%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 25 (28.09%) Developer
2 23 (25.84%) Azure Engineer
3 17 (19.10%) DevOps Engineer
4 15 (16.85%) Azure DevOps
5 14 (15.73%) Architect
6 13 (14.61%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 9 (10.11%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 7 (7.87%) Data Centre Manager
8 7 (7.87%) Data Migration Manager
8 7 (7.87%) Migration Manager
8 7 (7.87%) Programme Manager
9 5 (5.62%) Sitecore Developer
10 4 (4.49%) Analyst
10 4 (4.49%) Azure Architect
10 4 (4.49%) Cloud Architect
10 4 (4.49%) Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (4.49%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 3 (3.37%) .NET Developer
11 3 (3.37%) Oracle Developer
11 3 (3.37%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (21.35%) .NET
2 12 (13.48%) Web Services
3 9 (10.11%) RESTful
4 8 (8.99%) .NET Core
4 8 (8.99%) AngularJS
5 7 (7.87%) CSS
5 7 (7.87%) HTML
5 7 (7.87%) REST
6 6 (6.74%) .NET Framework
6 6 (6.74%) ASP.NET
6 6 (6.74%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (6.74%) YAML
7 5 (5.62%) Razor View Engine
7 5 (5.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (4.49%) React
8 4 (4.49%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (4.49%) SOAP
9 3 (3.37%) Node.js
9 3 (3.37%) RxJS
9 3 (3.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.85%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (10.11%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.62%) Public Cloud
3 5 (5.62%) User Experience
4 2 (2.25%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.25%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.25%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.25%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.12%) AS400
5 1 (1.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.12%) iSeries
5 1 (1.12%) PKI
5 1 (1.12%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.12%) Replication
5 1 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 22 (24.72%) Windows
2 9 (10.11%) Linux
3 7 (7.87%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.37%) Unix
6 3 (3.37%) VMS
7 2 (2.25%) Android
7 2 (2.25%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.25%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (46.07%) DevOps
2 31 (34.83%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (23.60%) Migration
4 18 (20.22%) Microservices
5 12 (13.48%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (13.48%) Infrastructure as Code
5 12 (13.48%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (12.36%) Analytics
7 10 (11.24%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (11.24%) Scrum
7 10 (11.24%) Service Delivery
8 8 (8.99%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (8.99%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 7 (7.87%) TDD
10 6 (6.74%) Kanban
10 6 (6.74%) MVC
11 5 (5.62%) ERP
11 5 (5.62%) High Availability
11 5 (5.62%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (4.49%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 28 (31.46%) SQL
2 18 (20.22%) PowerShell
3 14 (15.73%) C#
3 14 (15.73%) JavaScript
4 9 (10.11%) Java
5 8 (8.99%) Bash Shell
6 7 (7.87%) Python
7 6 (6.74%) Ruby
8 3 (3.37%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.25%) C++
9 2 (2.25%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.12%) Go
10 1 (1.12%) Java 8
10 1 (1.12%) R
10 1 (1.12%) RPG
10 1 (1.12%) Scala
10 1 (1.12%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (4.49%) Degree
1 4 (4.49%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.37%) CISSP
3 2 (2.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.12%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.12%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.12%) IISP
4 1 (1.12%) MCSA
4 1 (1.12%) MCSE
4 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) PCI DSS
1 3 (3.37%) QA
1 3 (3.37%) SLA
2 2 (2.25%) GDPR
3 1 (1.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (21.35%) Active Directory
2 17 (19.10%) Docker
3 8 (8.99%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (6.74%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (5.62%) vSphere
6 4 (4.49%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.12%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 23 (25.84%) Kubernetes
2 13 (14.61%) Ansible
3 9 (10.11%) Terraform
4 4 (4.49%) Puppet
4 4 (4.49%) SCCM
5 3 (3.37%) SCOM
6 2 (2.25%) CASB
6 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (2.25%) MIIS
6 2 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.12%) Consul
7 1 (1.12%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.12%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.12%) SCSM
7 1 (1.12%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.12%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 39 (43.82%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.24%) VMware
3 6 (6.74%) Sitecore
4 5 (5.62%) Google
5 4 (4.49%) Atlassian
5 4 (4.49%) Oracle
5 4 (4.49%) Splunk
6 2 (2.25%) MuleSoft
6 2 (2.25%) New Relic
7 1 (1.12%) Aerohive Networks
7 1 (1.12%) Cisco
7 1 (1.12%) Concur
7 1 (1.12%) Darktrace
7 1 (1.12%) IBM
7 1 (1.12%) Meraki
7 1 (1.12%) SAP
7 1 (1.12%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.12%) Sybase
7 1 (1.12%) Tableau
7 1 (1.12%) Zscaler