Period
to 18 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 18 September 2018 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)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 60 95
Rank change year-on-year -22 +35 +12
Contract jobs citing PaaS 16 25 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.22% 2.01% 1.18%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.29% 15.53% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 13
Cheshire median daily rate £500 £600 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +37.93% -8.42%
10th Percentile £390 £480 £333
90th Percentile £588 £691 £475
North West median daily rate £525 £600 £450
% change year-on-year -12.50% +33.33% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - £65.00 -
North West median hourly rate - £65.00 -

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 Cheshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 373 161 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 28.43% 12.97% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 118 92
Cheshire median daily rate £405 £416 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% -7.50% -
10th Percentile £269 £261 £301
90th Percentile £581 £575 £599
North West median daily rate £435 £425 £430
% change year-on-year +2.35% -1.16% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 6 0
Cheshire median hourly rate £19.25 £65.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -70.38% - -
North West median hourly rate £19.25 £29.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -33.62% +107.14% -18.84%

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for PaaS in Cheshire

PaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PaaS in Cheshire

PaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PaaS in Cheshire over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PaaS in Cheshire

PaaS
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 18 September 2018. 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
Crewe - 6 £488 - 1
Warrington -6 2 £525 -19.23%
PaaS
North West

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (81.25%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (68.75%) Public Cloud
3 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
4 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (56.25%) SaaS
4 9 (56.25%) Java
5 8 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 8 (50.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 7 (43.75%) Spring
6 7 (43.75%) Maven
6 7 (43.75%) Node.js
7 5 (31.25%) IaaS
8 3 (18.75%) Docker
8 3 (18.75%) Office 365
8 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
9 2 (12.50%) Kubernetes
9 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (12.50%) OpenShift
9 2 (12.50%) Email Migration
9 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (12.50%) GitLab
9 2 (12.50%) Acceptance Criteria
9 2 (12.50%) Active Listening
9 2 (12.50%) Decision-Making
9 2 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (12.50%) Zscaler
9 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 2 (12.50%) Virtual Machines

PaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 2 (12.50%) Apache
1 2 (12.50%) Confluence
1 2 (12.50%) JBoss
1 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 13 (81.25%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (56.25%) SaaS
3 5 (31.25%) IaaS
4 3 (18.75%) Office 365
5 2 (12.50%) GitHub
5 2 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (12.50%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
1 2 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Maven
2 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (12.50%) GitLab
2 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (12.50%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Java Engineer
1 7 (43.75%) Java Software Engineer
1 7 (43.75%) Software Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Azure Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Java Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Java Technical Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Middleware Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Java Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Middleware Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) Node.js
1 7 (43.75%) Spring
2 2 (12.50%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (12.50%) Middleware
2 2 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
3 1 (6.25%) MEAN Stack
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Public Cloud
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
1 2 (12.50%) Unix
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 8 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (12.50%) Acceptance Criteria
3 2 (12.50%) Active Listening
3 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 2 (12.50%) Decision-Making
3 2 (12.50%) Email Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (12.50%) Kanban
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
3 2 (12.50%) Product Management
3 2 (12.50%) Scrum
3 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 2 (12.50%) User Stories
3 2 (12.50%) Validation
3 2 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 2 (12.50%) Python
2 2 (12.50%) Ruby
3 1 (6.25%) Go
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Docker
2 2 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (12.50%) VirtualBox
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Kubernetes
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Google
1 2 (12.50%) IBM
1 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
1 2 (12.50%) VMware
1 2 (12.50%) Zscaler