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 3 months to 23 June 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)
London / City of London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 142 184
Rank change year-on-year -7 +42  
Contract jobs citing PaaS 17 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.52% 0.65% 0.29%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.85% 5.76% 4.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 14
Median daily rate £600 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £510 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £790 £750 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £518 £500 £445
% change year-on-year +3.60% +12.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 - £50.00

PaaS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 442 382 380
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 13.39% 11.29% 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 324 280
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £363 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 4
Median hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.43% -20.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.11 £19.00 £16.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £81.96 £24.80 £36.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.14 £26.75
% change year-on-year +79.64% -39.65%  

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing PaaS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PaaS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 36 (64.29%) IaaS
2 31 (55.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 27 (48.21%) Finance
5 25 (44.64%) Windows
6 21 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 21 (37.50%) TDD
7 20 (35.71%) DevOps
8 18 (32.14%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (32.14%) C#
8 18 (32.14%) SharePoint
8 18 (32.14%) Scrum
9 17 (30.36%) JIRA
9 17 (30.36%) Web Services
9 17 (30.36%) BizTalk Server
9 17 (30.36%) Team Foundation Server
10 16 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
10 16 (28.57%) ERP
10 16 (28.57%) CRM
10 16 (28.57%) IIS
10 16 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
10 16 (28.57%) Dynamics AX
10 16 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 16 (28.57%) WCF
10 16 (28.57%) Logistics
11 14 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
12 13 (23.21%) SaaS
13 12 (21.43%) Open Source
14 11 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (17.86%) Java

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 18 (32.14%) SharePoint
2 17 (30.36%) BizTalk Server
3 16 (28.57%) IIS
4 5 (8.93%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (8.93%) nginx
5 4 (7.14%) OpenStack
6 2 (3.57%) CMS
6 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.57%) Hubot
6 2 (3.57%) JBoss
6 2 (3.57%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.79%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.79%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.79%) Confluence
7 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.79%) Predix
7 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 16 (28.57%) Dynamics AX
1 16 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 36 (64.29%) IaaS
2 31 (55.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (23.21%) SaaS
5 3 (5.36%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (5.36%) GitHub
5 3 (5.36%) Office 365
5 3 (5.36%) OpenShift
6 2 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.79%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.79%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (1.79%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (1.79%) Bluemix
7 1 (1.79%) CloudBees
7 1 (1.79%) CloudFront
7 1 (1.79%) Heroku
7 1 (1.79%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (1.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.71%) LDAP
2 4 (7.14%) LAN
3 3 (5.36%) Kerberos
4 2 (3.57%) DMZ
4 2 (3.57%) DNS
4 2 (3.57%) Firewall
4 2 (3.57%) Network Security
4 2 (3.57%) WAN
5 1 (1.79%) VPN
5 1 (1.79%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 16 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 16 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (7.14%) Big Data
4 3 (5.36%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.36%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.57%) Squirro
6 1 (1.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.79%) Apache Accumulo
6 1 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.79%) Cloudera CDH
6 1 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.79%) HBase
6 1 (1.79%) MySQL
6 1 (1.79%) Redis
6 1 (1.79%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 17 (30.36%) JIRA
1 17 (30.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (8.93%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.57%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.79%) CircleCI
5 1 (1.79%) Gradle
5 1 (1.79%) gulp
5 1 (1.79%) IBM UrbanCode
5 1 (1.79%) Maven
5 1 (1.79%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.79%) Subversion
5 1 (1.79%) Travis CI
5 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.79%) WiX
General
1 27 (48.21%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Advertising
2 2 (3.57%) Banking
2 2 (3.57%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.79%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (33.93%) Developer
2 16 (28.57%) Dynamics AX Developer
2 16 (28.57%) Microsoft Developer
3 13 (23.21%) Architect
4 6 (10.71%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (5.36%) Azure Consultant
5 3 (5.36%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (5.36%) Consultant
5 3 (5.36%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.57%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Cloud Consultant
6 2 (3.57%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 2 (3.57%) Platform Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Security Manager
6 2 (3.57%) Software Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Technical Architect
6 2 (3.57%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (1.79%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (30.36%) Web Services
2 16 (28.57%) WCF
3 6 (10.71%) .NET
4 5 (8.93%) COM
5 4 (7.14%) Node.js
6 3 (5.36%) RESTful
7 2 (3.57%) Java EE
7 2 (3.57%) SOAP
8 1 (1.79%) Django
8 1 (1.79%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (1.79%) Flask
8 1 (1.79%) HTML
8 1 (1.79%) J2EE
8 1 (1.79%) JSON
8 1 (1.79%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (1.79%) OAuth
8 1 (1.79%) SAML
8 1 (1.79%) Sensu
8 1 (1.79%) Velocity
8 1 (1.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) User Experience
2 4 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.14%) Private Cloud
3 2 (3.57%) Cloud Native
3 2 (3.57%) Fintech
3 2 (3.57%) PKI
4 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) Clustering
4 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.79%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (1.79%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.79%) Social Media
4 1 (1.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (44.64%) Windows
2 7 (12.50%) Linux
3 3 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (5.36%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.57%) Ubuntu
4 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (37.50%) TDD
2 20 (35.71%) DevOps
3 18 (32.14%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (32.14%) Scrum
4 16 (28.57%) CRM
4 16 (28.57%) ERP
4 16 (28.57%) Logistics
5 12 (21.43%) Open Source
6 11 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (12.50%) TOGAF
8 4 (7.14%) Migration
8 4 (7.14%) SOA
9 3 (5.36%) API Design
9 3 (5.36%) Identity Access Management
9 3 (5.36%) Kanban
9 3 (5.36%) Microservices
9 3 (5.36%) SDLC
10 2 (3.57%) Black-Box Testing
10 2 (3.57%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 18 (32.14%) C#
2 10 (17.86%) Java
3 9 (16.07%) Python
4 6 (10.71%) SQL
5 5 (8.93%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.36%) Go
7 2 (3.57%) CoffeeScript
7 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.57%) Perl
7 2 (3.57%) Ruby
8 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.79%) C++
8 1 (1.79%) Groovy
8 1 (1.79%) PHP
8 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) Degree
2 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) QA
2 2 (3.57%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (14.29%) Docker
2 7 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.36%) vCloud
3 3 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) Ansible
1 6 (10.71%) Terraform
2 5 (8.93%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (8.93%) Puppet
3 4 (7.14%) Kubernetes
4 2 (3.57%) Consul
4 2 (3.57%) Nessus
4 2 (3.57%) OpenIDM
5 1 (1.79%) Marathon
5 1 (1.79%) Mesos
5 1 (1.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.50%) VMware
3 3 (5.36%) Citrix
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle
3 3 (5.36%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.36%) Splunk
4 2 (3.57%) Bloomberg
4 2 (3.57%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.57%) Cisco
4 2 (3.57%) ForgeRock
4 2 (3.57%) Nuix
4 2 (3.57%) Qualys
5 1 (1.79%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (1.79%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.79%) IBM
5 1 (1.79%) SaltStack
5 1 (1.79%) SAP
5 1 (1.79%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.79%) Tableau
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