Period
to 19 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 June 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 175 179
Rank change year-on-year +40 +4 +86
Contract jobs citing PaaS 122 62 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.77% 1.00% 0.75%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.27% 6.77% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 58 41
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £407 £355 £363
90th Percentile £625 £658 £750
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £550
% change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £55.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £55.00 - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,678 916 646
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 24.33% 14.77% 9.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,373 731 536
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +8.11% +6.32%
10th Percentile £362 £319 £306
90th Percentile £668 £638 £634
Central London median daily rate £515 £500 £473
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.82% +8.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 10
City of London median hourly rate £24.50 £21.16 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.81% +0.74% -18.45%
10th Percentile £18.16 £13.36 £18.50
90th Percentile £49.18 £29.77 £31.38
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.57 £21.00
% change year-on-year +7.72% -11.58% -23.12%

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for PaaS in the City of London

PaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PaaS in the City of London

PaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PaaS in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PaaS in the City of London

PaaS
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 19 June 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
Moorgate - 3 - -
PaaS
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 City of London region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 73 (59.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 63 (51.64%) DevOps
3 58 (47.54%) IaaS
4 52 (42.62%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (39.34%) Amazon AWS
6 43 (35.25%) Finance
7 42 (34.43%) Continuous Integration
8 36 (29.51%) Jenkins
9 29 (23.77%) SaaS
10 27 (22.13%) Microsoft
11 25 (20.49%) Cloud Foundry
12 24 (19.67%) Kubernetes
12 24 (19.67%) Continuous Delivery
12 24 (19.67%) Java
12 24 (19.67%) Linux
12 24 (19.67%) Python
13 23 (18.85%) Windows
14 22 (18.03%) C#
14 22 (18.03%) Deployment Automation
15 21 (17.21%) Ansible
15 21 (17.21%) Docker
15 21 (17.21%) .NET
15 21 (17.21%) Ruby
16 20 (16.39%) Bash Shell
16 20 (16.39%) Scrum
17 19 (15.57%) Terraform
18 17 (13.93%) Node.js
18 17 (13.93%) JavaScript
18 17 (13.93%) SQL
19 16 (13.11%) PowerShell

PaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 25 (20.49%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (4.10%) OpenStack
3 4 (3.28%) nginx
4 2 (1.64%) Apache
4 2 (1.64%) Hubot
4 2 (1.64%) IIS
4 2 (1.64%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.82%) CMS
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.82%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.82%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 10 (8.20%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (2.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.82%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 73 (59.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 58 (47.54%) IaaS
3 48 (39.34%) Amazon AWS
4 29 (23.77%) SaaS
5 13 (10.66%) Amazon S3
5 13 (10.66%) AWS CloudFormation
5 13 (10.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 11 (9.02%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (8.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 10 (8.20%) CloudFront
8 8 (6.56%) Amazon ELB
8 8 (6.56%) AWS Lambda
8 8 (6.56%) OpenShift
8 8 (6.56%) Route 53
8 8 (6.56%) Serverless
9 5 (4.10%) Office 365
10 4 (3.28%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (2.46%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (2.46%) GitHub
12 2 (1.64%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.56%) Firewall
2 7 (5.74%) DNS
3 5 (4.10%) Software-Defined Networking
4 4 (3.28%) DHCP
4 4 (3.28%) Network Security
4 4 (3.28%) VPN
5 3 (2.46%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (2.46%) LAN
5 3 (2.46%) SAN
5 3 (2.46%) WAN
6 2 (1.64%) BGP
6 2 (1.64%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (1.64%) HTTP
6 2 (1.64%) Internet
6 2 (1.64%) Multicast
6 2 (1.64%) NetScaler
6 2 (1.64%) Skype
7 1 (0.82%) DMVPN
7 1 (0.82%) FCoE
7 1 (0.82%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.84%) Data Warehouse
1 12 (9.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 12 (9.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (9.02%) Amazon RDS
3 10 (8.20%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 10 (8.20%) NoSQL
4 7 (5.74%) MongoDB
4 7 (5.74%) SQL Server
5 6 (4.92%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (4.10%) Redis
7 4 (3.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.64%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (1.64%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (1.64%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.82%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.82%) Cosmos DB
9 1 (0.82%) HBase
9 1 (0.82%) HDInsight
9 1 (0.82%) MySQL
9 1 (0.82%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 36 (29.51%) Jenkins
2 13 (10.66%) Sonatype Nexus
3 12 (9.84%) Gerrit
3 12 (9.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (8.20%) IBM UrbanCode
4 10 (8.20%) SonarQube
5 6 (4.92%) Git (software)
6 5 (4.10%) JIRA
6 5 (4.10%) Visual Studio
6 5 (4.10%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (2.46%) CF BOSH
7 3 (2.46%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.64%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.64%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.64%) git-flow
8 2 (1.64%) Maven
8 2 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.64%) Subversion
8 2 (1.64%) Travis CI
9 1 (0.82%) Mercurial
General
1 43 (35.25%) Finance
2 8 (6.56%) Financial Institution
3 5 (4.10%) Banking
3 5 (4.10%) Marketing
4 4 (3.28%) Retail
4 4 (3.28%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.46%) Electronics
5 3 (2.46%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.64%) Publishing
7 1 (0.82%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (22.95%) DevOps Engineer
2 24 (19.67%) Developer
3 22 (18.03%) Architect
4 13 (10.66%) Azure Developer
5 11 (9.02%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 10 (8.20%) Delivery Manager
6 10 (8.20%) SQL Developer
7 9 (7.38%) AWS Engineer
7 9 (7.38%) Cloud Engineer
7 9 (7.38%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
7 9 (7.38%) Infrastructure Manager
7 9 (7.38%) Platform Engineer
8 8 (6.56%) Azure DevOps
9 7 (5.74%) Azure Engineer
9 7 (5.74%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
10 6 (4.92%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 6 (4.92%) Cloud Architect
11 5 (4.10%) Java Engineer
11 5 (4.10%) Technical Architect
12 4 (3.28%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (17.21%) .NET
2 17 (13.93%) Node.js
3 14 (11.48%) Web Services
4 12 (9.84%) RESTful
5 10 (8.20%) React
6 7 (5.74%) REST
7 6 (4.92%) .NET Core
7 6 (4.92%) JSON
7 6 (4.92%) Spring
8 4 (3.28%) ASP.NET
8 4 (3.28%) Express
9 3 (2.46%) .NET Framework
9 3 (2.46%) AngularJS
9 3 (2.46%) HTML
10 2 (1.64%) OAuth
10 2 (1.64%) SAML
10 2 (1.64%) Spring Boot
10 2 (1.64%) Spring Cloud
11 1 (0.82%) Elastic Stack
11 1 (0.82%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.20%) iPad
3 9 (7.38%) Reinsurance
4 8 (6.56%) Hedge funds
5 7 (5.74%) Cloud Native
5 7 (5.74%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (4.10%) Data Centre
6 5 (4.10%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (4.10%) User Experience
7 3 (2.46%) Fintech
7 3 (2.46%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (2.46%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.46%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (1.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.64%) PKI
8 2 (1.64%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.64%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.64%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.82%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 24 (19.67%) Linux
2 23 (18.85%) Windows
3 5 (4.10%) Unix
3 5 (4.10%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.46%) Android
5 3 (2.46%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.64%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.82%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.82%) Solaris
7 1 (0.82%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.82%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (51.64%) DevOps
2 52 (42.62%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (34.43%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (19.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 22 (18.03%) Deployment Automation
6 20 (16.39%) Scrum
7 15 (12.30%) Kanban
8 13 (10.66%) Project Management
8 13 (10.66%) TDD
8 13 (10.66%) Waterfall
9 12 (9.84%) E-Commerce
10 11 (9.02%) ETL
10 11 (9.02%) Microservices
10 11 (9.02%) User Stories
11 10 (8.20%) Configuration Management
12 9 (7.38%) Change Management
13 8 (6.56%) ITIL
13 8 (6.56%) Problem-Solving
13 8 (6.56%) Security Architecture
14 7 (5.74%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 24 (19.67%) Java
1 24 (19.67%) Python
2 22 (18.03%) C#
3 21 (17.21%) Ruby
4 20 (16.39%) Bash Shell
5 17 (13.93%) JavaScript
5 17 (13.93%) SQL
6 16 (13.11%) PowerShell
7 12 (9.84%) Groovy
8 11 (9.02%) T-SQL
9 10 (8.20%) C++
9 10 (8.20%) VB.NET
10 9 (7.38%) Go
11 2 (1.64%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.82%) JSX
Qualifications
1 5 (4.10%) CISSP
2 4 (3.28%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.46%) CCNP
3 3 (2.46%) CEH
3 3 (2.46%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.46%) CISM
3 3 (2.46%) SANS
3 3 (2.46%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.64%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.64%) CISA
4 2 (1.64%) Degree
4 2 (1.64%) TOGAF Certification
4 2 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.82%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.82%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.82%) MCSE
5 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.46%) HIPAA
1 3 (2.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.64%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.64%) QA
3 1 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (17.21%) Docker
2 12 (9.84%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.46%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.64%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.64%) XenApp
6 1 (0.82%) KVM
6 1 (0.82%) NFS
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.82%) SRDF
6 1 (0.82%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (19.67%) Kubernetes
2 21 (17.21%) Ansible
3 19 (15.57%) Terraform
4 14 (11.48%) Puppet
5 8 (6.56%) Sysdig
6 6 (4.92%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (2.46%) Consul
7 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (1.64%) Packer
8 2 (1.64%) SCCM
8 2 (1.64%) StackStorm
9 1 (0.82%) CSIRT
9 1 (0.82%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.82%) HockeyApp
9 1 (0.82%) MaaS360
9 1 (0.82%) Marathon
9 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.82%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.82%) SCOM
9 1 (0.82%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 27 (22.13%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.02%) Progress
2 11 (9.02%) Splunk
3 6 (4.92%) Cisco
3 6 (4.92%) VMware
4 3 (2.46%) AppDynamics
4 3 (2.46%) Google
4 3 (2.46%) MuleSoft
4 3 (2.46%) New Relic
4 3 (2.46%) SAP
5 2 (1.64%) BT
5 2 (1.64%) Citrix
5 2 (1.64%) IBM
5 2 (1.64%) Interwoven
6 1 (0.82%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.82%) EMC
6 1 (0.82%) Forcepoint
6 1 (0.82%) Intel
6 1 (0.82%) Juniper
6 1 (0.82%) NetApp