Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 186 197 259
Rank change year-on-year +11 +62 +19
Contract jobs citing PaaS 65 49 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.91% 0.73% 0.24%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.41% 5.49% 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 44 20
City of London median daily rate £525 £513 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.49% -2.38% +13.51%
10th Percentile £371 £407 £415
90th Percentile £675 £665 £663
Central London median daily rate £550 £513 £525
% change year-on-year +7.32% -2.38% +23.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £34.36 - -
Central London median hourly rate £34.36 - -

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 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 1202 893 606
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.88% 13.27% 6.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 961 741 484
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.65% +3.03%
10th Percentile £313 £320 £263
90th Percentile £650 £625 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £488 £439
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.11% +4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 3 6
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £35.00 £25.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.43% +38.48% +29.62%
10th Percentile £11.25 £20.61 £21.00
90th Percentile £26.39 £52.49 £35.50
Central London median hourly rate £18.00 £44.62 £24.23
% change year-on-year -59.66% +84.16% +18.20%

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 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PaaS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 City of London region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 43 (66.15%) IaaS
2 36 (55.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (53.85%) DevOps
4 30 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
5 22 (33.85%) Microsoft
6 19 (29.23%) SaaS
6 19 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (26.15%) Finance
8 16 (24.62%) SQL
9 15 (23.08%) Java
10 14 (21.54%) Data Centre
11 12 (18.46%) Office 365
11 12 (18.46%) Windows
11 12 (18.46%) Linux
12 11 (16.92%) JavaScript
12 11 (16.92%) VMware
12 11 (16.92%) PowerShell
12 11 (16.92%) Ansible
13 10 (15.38%) Jenkins
13 10 (15.38%) Windows Server
13 10 (15.38%) Puppet
13 10 (15.38%) Banking
13 10 (15.38%) .NET
13 10 (15.38%) Unix
13 10 (15.38%) Active Directory
13 10 (15.38%) CRM
14 9 (13.85%) XML
14 9 (13.85%) Red Hat
14 9 (13.85%) Maven
15 8 (12.31%) Enterprise Architecture

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 6 (9.23%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (7.69%) Apache
2 5 (7.69%) IIS
2 5 (7.69%) Skype for Business
3 4 (6.15%) Confluence
3 4 (6.15%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.62%) Apache Spark
5 2 (3.08%) JBoss
5 2 (3.08%) Mule
5 2 (3.08%) OpenStack
5 2 (3.08%) SAS
5 2 (3.08%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.54%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.54%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.54%) nginx
6 1 (1.54%) Tornado
6 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (6.15%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 43 (66.15%) IaaS
2 36 (55.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (29.23%) SaaS
5 12 (18.46%) Office 365
6 7 (10.77%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (10.77%) OpenShift
7 6 (9.23%) GitHub
8 5 (7.69%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (4.62%) CloudBees
10 1 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (1.54%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (1.54%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (1.54%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (1.54%) G Suite
10 1 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.31%) Firewall
2 7 (10.77%) VPN
3 6 (9.23%) NetScaler
4 5 (7.69%) Skype
4 5 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 4 (6.15%) DNS
5 4 (6.15%) Internet
5 4 (6.15%) LAN
5 4 (6.15%) WAN
6 3 (4.62%) LDAP
6 3 (4.62%) Network Security
7 2 (3.08%) DMZ
7 2 (3.08%) HTTPS
7 2 (3.08%) IPsec
7 2 (3.08%) SSL
8 1 (1.54%) BIG-IP
8 1 (1.54%) Kerberos
8 1 (1.54%) SAN
8 1 (1.54%) SMTP
8 1 (1.54%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 4 (6.15%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (6.15%) Big Data
3 3 (4.62%) MySQL
3 3 (4.62%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.08%) Redis
5 1 (1.54%) Apache Accumulo
5 1 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.54%) Cloudera CDH
5 1 (1.54%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.54%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.54%) HBase
5 1 (1.54%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (1.54%) QlikView
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 9 (13.85%) Maven
3 5 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.69%) JIRA
4 4 (6.15%) IBM UrbanCode
4 4 (6.15%) Visual Studio
5 3 (4.62%) Cucumber
5 3 (4.62%) Selenium
5 3 (4.62%) Subversion
5 3 (4.62%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (3.08%) Capybara
6 2 (3.08%) Jasmine
6 2 (3.08%) JUnit
6 2 (3.08%) Mocha
6 2 (3.08%) QUnit
6 2 (3.08%) SonarQube
6 2 (3.08%) TeamCity
6 2 (3.08%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.54%) JMeter
7 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (26.15%) Finance
2 10 (15.38%) Banking
3 2 (3.08%) Legal
3 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.54%) Advertising
4 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Marketing
4 1 (1.54%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (26.15%) Architect
2 16 (24.62%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (15.38%) AWS Engineer
4 7 (10.77%) Consultant
5 6 (9.23%) AWS DevOps
5 6 (9.23%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Developer
5 6 (9.23%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (7.69%) Azure Consultant
6 5 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Cloud Architect
7 4 (6.15%) Java Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Senior DevOps
7 4 (6.15%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Senior Java Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Azure Architect
8 3 (4.62%) Azure DevOps
8 3 (4.62%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Lead DevOps
8 3 (4.62%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.38%) .NET
2 9 (13.85%) XML
3 7 (10.77%) jQuery
3 7 (10.77%) JSON
4 6 (9.23%) AngularJS
4 6 (9.23%) HTML
4 6 (9.23%) Java EE
5 5 (7.69%) Ajax
5 5 (7.69%) HTML5
5 5 (7.69%) REST
5 5 (7.69%) RESTful
5 5 (7.69%) Spring Boot
6 4 (6.15%) CSS
6 4 (6.15%) SOAP
6 4 (6.15%) Spring
7 3 (4.62%) CSS3
8 2 (3.08%) Backbone.js
8 2 (3.08%) Mustache
8 2 (3.08%) PhoneGap
8 2 (3.08%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.54%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.69%) Public Cloud
3 4 (6.15%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.15%) User Experience
4 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.62%) Clustering
4 3 (4.62%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (4.62%) PKI
5 2 (3.08%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.08%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (3.08%) Private Cloud
5 2 (3.08%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.54%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.54%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (1.54%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.54%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.54%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.54%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.46%) Linux
1 12 (18.46%) Windows
2 10 (15.38%) Unix
2 10 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 7 (10.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.62%) Android
4 3 (4.62%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.08%) VMS
6 1 (1.54%) Solaris
6 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (53.85%) DevOps
2 19 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (15.38%) CRM
4 8 (12.31%) Enterprise Architecture
4 8 (12.31%) Microservices
5 6 (9.23%) Change Control
5 6 (9.23%) Release Management
5 6 (9.23%) Scrum
5 6 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (9.23%) TDD
6 5 (7.69%) BDD
6 5 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (7.69%) Kanban
6 5 (7.69%) Load Balancing
6 5 (7.69%) Migration
6 5 (7.69%) Open Source
6 5 (7.69%) TOGAF
7 4 (6.15%) Mentoring
7 4 (6.15%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (6.15%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (24.62%) SQL
2 15 (23.08%) Java
3 11 (16.92%) JavaScript
3 11 (16.92%) PowerShell
4 6 (9.23%) C#
4 6 (9.23%) Perl
4 6 (9.23%) Python
5 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.08%) R
6 1 (1.54%) Korn
6 1 (1.54%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.54%) Ruby
6 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.62%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.54%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (1.54%) Master's Degree
2 1 (1.54%) MBA
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) QA
2 2 (3.08%) GDPR
3 1 (1.54%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.54%) GCP
3 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.54%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.23%) Docker
3 6 (9.23%) XenApp
4 4 (6.15%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.08%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.08%) vSphere
6 1 (1.54%) NFS
6 1 (1.54%) UAG
6 1 (1.54%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (16.92%) Ansible
2 10 (15.38%) Puppet
3 6 (9.23%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (6.15%) Kubernetes
5 2 (3.08%) Nagios
5 2 (3.08%) Rundeck
5 2 (3.08%) Terraform
5 2 (3.08%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.54%) Ionix
6 1 (1.54%) SCOM
6 1 (1.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (1.54%) vMotion
Vendors
1 22 (33.85%) Microsoft
2 11 (16.92%) VMware
3 9 (13.85%) Red Hat
4 8 (12.31%) Citrix
5 4 (6.15%) Cisco
6 3 (4.62%) Google
6 3 (4.62%) Oracle
6 3 (4.62%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (3.08%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.08%) Intel
7 2 (3.08%) Palo Alto
7 2 (3.08%) Splunk
7 2 (3.08%) Telerik
7 2 (3.08%) Vertica
7 2 (3.08%) Xamarin
8 1 (1.54%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.54%) ForgeRock
8 1 (1.54%) LogRhythm
8 1 (1.54%) New Relic
8 1 (1.54%) SaltStack