Period
to 11 April 2021

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 11 April 2021 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
11 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 97 123 156
Rank change year-on-year +26 +33 -2
Contract jobs citing PaaS 41 51 97
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.70% 1.26% 1.43%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.85% 4.06% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 38 69
10th Percentile £406 £380 £413
25th Percentile £444 £450 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £580 £600 £525
Median % change year-on-year -3.38% +14.29% +10.53%
75th Percentile £638 £652 £638
90th Percentile £750 £665 £686
Central London median daily rate £575 £600 £550
% change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% +10.00%

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 846 1,255 2,109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 34.99% 31.08% 30.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 626 992 1,650
10th Percentile £363 £300 £363
25th Percentile £433 £413 £438
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £520 £525
Median % change year-on-year +0.96% -0.95% +5.00%
75th Percentile £600 £600 £588
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £513 £525
% change year-on-year +2.44% -2.38% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 11
10th Percentile £15.05 £18.64 £11.88
25th Percentile £17.55 £19.68 £12.25
Median hourly rate £23.45 £23.47 £19.00
Median % change year-on-year -0.09% +23.53% -11.06%
75th Percentile £27.34 £47.15 £20.88
90th Percentile £28.64 £58.63 £22.75
Central London median hourly rate £26.23 £20.25 £18.88
% change year-on-year +29.51% +7.26% -11.62%

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing PaaS as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing PaaS in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for PaaS in the City of London

PaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing PaaS in the City of London over the 6 months to 11 April 2021.

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 11 April 2021. 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
London Bridge - 1 £475 -
PaaS
Central London

For the 6 months to 11 April 2021, 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 29 (70.73%) Azure
2 21 (51.22%) IaaS
3 18 (43.90%) AWS
4 17 (41.46%) SaaS
4 17 (41.46%) DevOps
5 16 (39.02%) Microsoft
6 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (29.27%) Java
7 12 (29.27%) Terraform
8 11 (26.83%) Finance
9 9 (21.95%) Configuration Management
10 8 (19.51%) High Availability
10 8 (19.51%) Serverless
10 8 (19.51%) C#
10 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
10 8 (19.51%) Python
10 8 (19.51%) Spring
10 8 (19.51%) Multithreading
11 7 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (17.07%) Software Engineering
11 7 (17.07%) TDD
11 7 (17.07%) Banking
11 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
11 7 (17.07%) Microservices
12 6 (14.63%) GCP
12 6 (14.63%) Public Cloud
12 6 (14.63%) Opscode Chef
12 6 (14.63%) Jenkins
12 6 (14.63%) PowerShell
12 6 (14.63%) Redux

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 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.44%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.44%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 29 (70.73%) Azure
2 21 (51.22%) IaaS
3 18 (43.90%) AWS
4 17 (41.46%) SaaS
5 8 (19.51%) Serverless
6 6 (14.63%) GCP
7 4 (9.76%) Amazon ECS
7 4 (9.76%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 4 (9.76%) Amazon Kinesis
7 4 (9.76%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (9.76%) Microsoft 365
8 3 (7.32%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (7.32%) Power Platform
9 2 (4.88%) Azure Functions
9 2 (4.88%) Azure Stack
9 2 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (2.44%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 1 (2.44%) Power Automate
10 1 (2.44%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Network Security
1 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.88%) DNS
2 2 (4.88%) WAN
3 1 (2.44%) BGP
3 1 (2.44%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.44%) Firewall
3 1 (2.44%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 1 (2.44%) HTTP
3 1 (2.44%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.44%) InfiniBand
3 1 (2.44%) Internet
3 1 (2.44%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.44%) Multicast
3 1 (2.44%) OSPF
3 1 (2.44%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (2.44%) SD-WAN
3 1 (2.44%) VPN
3 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.76%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (9.76%) RDBMS
2 4 (9.76%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.32%) Power BI
4 1 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.44%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.44%) Data Lake
4 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.88%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.44%) GitLab
3 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (26.83%) Finance
2 7 (17.07%) Banking
3 3 (7.32%) Public Sector
4 2 (4.88%) Law
4 2 (4.88%) Legal
4 2 (4.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Developer
2 9 (21.95%) Architect
3 6 (14.63%) Azure Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) C# Developer
4 5 (12.20%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Java Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Azure Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (4.88%) AWS Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Azure Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Azure DevOps
7 2 (4.88%) C# WCF Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Migration Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Principal Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Technical Architect
7 2 (4.88%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.51%) Spring
2 6 (14.63%) .NET
2 6 (14.63%) HTML
2 6 (14.63%) Redux
3 5 (12.20%) React
3 5 (12.20%) REST
4 4 (9.76%) FIX Protocol
4 4 (9.76%) HTML5
4 4 (9.76%) Kafka
4 4 (9.76%) Lambda Expressions
4 4 (9.76%) Spring Boot
4 4 (9.76%) Web Services
5 2 (4.88%) .NET Core
5 2 (4.88%) CSS
5 2 (4.88%) Task Parallel Library
5 2 (4.88%) WCF
6 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.44%) Node.js
6 1 (2.44%) OAuth
6 1 (2.44%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Public Cloud
2 5 (12.20%) Data Centre
3 4 (9.76%) Clustering
3 4 (9.76%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (7.32%) Cloud Native
5 1 (2.44%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.44%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (2.44%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (2.44%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.44%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) Linux
2 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) DevOps
2 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (21.95%) Configuration Management
4 8 (19.51%) High Availability
4 8 (19.51%) Multithreading
5 7 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (17.07%) Microservices
5 7 (17.07%) Software Engineering
5 7 (17.07%) TDD
6 4 (9.76%) Migration
6 4 (9.76%) Multithreaded Programming
6 4 (9.76%) Network Virtualisation
6 4 (9.76%) OO
6 4 (9.76%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (9.76%) Scalability Testing
6 4 (9.76%) Web Development
7 3 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (7.32%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (7.32%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (7.32%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (29.27%) Java
2 8 (19.51%) C#
2 8 (19.51%) Python
3 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
4 6 (14.63%) PowerShell
5 5 (12.20%) SQL
6 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
6 3 (7.32%) Ruby
7 2 (4.88%) Go
7 2 (4.88%) Scala
7 2 (4.88%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.44%) Ada
8 1 (2.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Degree
1 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
1 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) AWS Certification
2 2 (4.88%) CISSP
2 2 (4.88%) MCSE
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.44%) CCIE
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.44%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
1 3 (7.32%) Docker
1 3 (7.32%) Virtual Machines
1 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.88%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (2.44%) ProxySG
3 1 (2.44%) Snort
3 1 (2.44%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 12 (29.27%) Terraform
2 6 (14.63%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (12.20%) Ansible
3 5 (12.20%) Kubernetes
4 2 (4.88%) SCOM
5 1 (2.44%) CASB
5 1 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.44%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (2.44%) Suricata
5 1 (2.44%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 16 (39.02%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.32%) Google
2 3 (7.32%) VMware
3 2 (4.88%) Cadence
4 1 (2.44%) Blue Coat
4 1 (2.44%) Broadcom
4 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco
4 1 (2.44%) Citrix
4 1 (2.44%) Dell
4 1 (2.44%) FireEye
4 1 (2.44%) Fortinet
4 1 (2.44%) IBM
4 1 (2.44%) McAfee
4 1 (2.44%) Nokia
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle
4 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.44%) Symantec
4 1 (2.44%) Trend Micro