Period
to 24 June 2019

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 24 June 2019 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
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 152 136 179
Rank change year-on-year -16 +43 +8
Contract jobs citing PaaS 85 123 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.32% 1.77% 0.90%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.14% 6.89% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 89 52
City of London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £418 £407 £355
90th Percentile £698 £625 £662
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £506
% change year-on-year +4.76% +3.70% -7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 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 2,053 1,786 970
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 31.87% 25.75% 15.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,641 1,459 769
City of London median daily rate £525 £505 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £375 £350 £309
90th Percentile £675 £663 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £490
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 14
City of London median hourly rate £21.25 £21.00 £21.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.19% -0.73% -3.84%
10th Percentile £12.89 £18.52 £13.47
90th Percentile £26.90 £46.73 £29.77
Central London median hourly rate £21.25 £20.00 £21.16
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.46% -3.84%

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 24 June 2019.

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 24 June 2019. 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 -13 2 £550 -
London Bridge - 2 £550 -
PaaS
Central London

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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 62 (72.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (58.82%) IaaS
3 43 (50.59%) Microsoft
4 42 (49.41%) DevOps
5 37 (43.53%) SaaS
6 31 (36.47%) Finance
7 29 (34.12%) PowerShell
8 26 (30.59%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (30.59%) SQL
9 23 (27.06%) Windows
9 23 (27.06%) Docker
10 22 (25.88%) Amazon AWS
11 20 (23.53%) Kubernetes
12 16 (18.82%) Microservices
12 16 (18.82%) Linux
12 16 (18.82%) Active Directory
13 15 (17.65%) Python
13 15 (17.65%) SQL Server
13 15 (17.65%) Migration
14 12 (14.12%) .NET
14 12 (14.12%) C#
15 11 (12.94%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (12.94%) Terraform
15 11 (12.94%) Windows Server
15 11 (12.94%) Jenkins
15 11 (12.94%) Office 365
16 10 (11.76%) Public Cloud
16 10 (11.76%) TDD
16 10 (11.76%) Visual Studio Team System
16 10 (11.76%) Web Services

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 5 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (5.88%) IIS
2 4 (4.71%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (4.71%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.53%) Apache Spark
3 3 (3.53%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (2.35%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.18%) CMS
5 1 (1.18%) JBoss
5 1 (1.18%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.18%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 62 (72.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (58.82%) IaaS
3 37 (43.53%) SaaS
4 22 (25.88%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (12.94%) Office 365
6 9 (10.59%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (9.41%) Serverless
8 5 (5.88%) Power Platform
9 4 (4.71%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (4.71%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (4.71%) Azure Data Factory
9 4 (4.71%) GitHub
9 4 (4.71%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (3.53%) Datadog
11 2 (2.35%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 2 (2.35%) Azure Stack
12 1 (1.18%) Amazon ECS
12 1 (1.18%) Azure Functions
12 1 (1.18%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 1 (1.18%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.06%) Firewall
1 6 (7.06%) SAN
2 5 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (4.71%) DNS
4 3 (3.53%) DHCP
4 3 (3.53%) iSCSI
4 3 (3.53%) NAS
4 3 (3.53%) Software-Defined Networking
4 3 (3.53%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.53%) VPN
5 2 (2.35%) Network Security
6 1 (1.18%) AMQP
6 1 (1.18%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.18%) Cisco Firepower
6 1 (1.18%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.18%) FTP
6 1 (1.18%) Skype
6 1 (1.18%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.59%) Azure SQL Database
3 6 (7.06%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (7.06%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.88%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 5 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (5.88%) Power BI
5 4 (4.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (4.71%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (4.71%) Big Data
5 4 (4.71%) Data Lake
5 4 (4.71%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.71%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (4.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.53%) Amazon Aurora
6 3 (3.53%) Apache Hive
6 3 (3.53%) Hadoop
6 3 (3.53%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.53%) Redis
6 3 (3.53%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 11 (12.94%) Jenkins
2 10 (11.76%) Visual Studio Team System
3 7 (8.24%) Git (software)
3 7 (8.24%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (7.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (5.88%) TeamCity
6 4 (4.71%) MSI
6 4 (4.71%) SpecFlow
6 4 (4.71%) WiX
7 3 (3.53%) Bitbucket
7 3 (3.53%) SonarQube
7 3 (3.53%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.35%) MSTest
8 2 (2.35%) NUnit
8 2 (2.35%) QUnit
8 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.18%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.18%) JIRA
9 1 (1.18%) Maven
General
1 31 (36.47%) Finance
2 8 (9.41%) Banking
3 5 (5.88%) Retail
4 3 (3.53%) Law
4 3 (3.53%) Legal
4 3 (3.53%) Marketing
5 2 (2.35%) Games
6 1 (1.18%) Advertising
6 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.18%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.18%) Online Betting
6 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (28.24%) Architect
2 17 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (17.65%) Developer
4 11 (12.94%) Azure Engineer
5 9 (10.59%) Azure DevOps
5 9 (10.59%) Cloud Architect
6 7 (8.24%) Azure Architect
6 7 (8.24%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Senior Developer
7 6 (7.06%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (5.88%) Technical Architect
9 4 (4.71%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (4.71%) PowerShell Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) Security Architect
10 3 (3.53%) Cloud Developer
10 3 (3.53%) Cloud Engineer
10 3 (3.53%) Cloud Specialist
10 3 (3.53%) Consultant
10 3 (3.53%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.12%) .NET
2 10 (11.76%) Web Services
3 8 (9.41%) Spring Boot
4 7 (8.24%) Kafka
5 6 (7.06%) Redux
6 5 (5.88%) HTML
6 5 (5.88%) Spring
7 4 (4.71%) .NET Core
7 4 (4.71%) CSS
7 4 (4.71%) Node.js
7 4 (4.71%) REST
7 4 (4.71%) RESTful
7 4 (4.71%) Software Packaging
8 3 (3.53%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (3.53%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (3.53%) React
9 2 (2.35%) HTML5
9 2 (2.35%) JSON
9 2 (2.35%) OAuth
9 2 (2.35%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.76%) Public Cloud
2 8 (9.41%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.71%) Cloud Native
4 4 (4.71%) Clustering
5 3 (3.53%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.53%) Hedge funds
5 3 (3.53%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.53%) PKI
6 2 (2.35%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.35%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.35%) Replication
7 1 (1.18%) Equities
7 1 (1.18%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.18%) iPad
7 1 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.18%) Online Games
7 1 (1.18%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.18%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (27.06%) Windows
2 16 (18.82%) Linux
3 11 (12.94%) Windows Server
4 9 (10.59%) Unix
5 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.53%) Solaris
6 3 (3.53%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.35%) VMS
8 1 (1.18%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (49.41%) DevOps
2 26 (30.59%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (18.82%) Microservices
4 15 (17.65%) Migration
5 11 (12.94%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (11.76%) TDD
7 9 (10.59%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (10.59%) Infrastructure as Code
8 8 (9.41%) BDD
8 8 (9.41%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (9.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 7 (8.24%) Pair Programming
9 7 (8.24%) SDLC
9 7 (8.24%) Test Automation
10 6 (7.06%) Asset Management
10 6 (7.06%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (7.06%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (7.06%) High Availability
11 5 (5.88%) Project Management
11 5 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 29 (34.12%) PowerShell
2 26 (30.59%) SQL
3 15 (17.65%) Python
4 12 (14.12%) C#
5 9 (10.59%) JavaScript
6 8 (9.41%) Java
7 6 (7.06%) Bash Shell
8 4 (4.71%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.53%) Java 8
9 3 (3.53%) Scala
9 3 (3.53%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.53%) VB
10 2 (2.35%) Perl
11 1 (1.18%) ES6
11 1 (1.18%) Groovy
11 1 (1.18%) PHP
11 1 (1.18%) Ruby
11 1 (1.18%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (5.88%) Degree
2 3 (3.53%) CISA
2 3 (3.53%) CISSP
2 3 (3.53%) MCSA
2 3 (3.53%) MCSE
2 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.35%) AWS Certification
3 2 (2.35%) CISM
3 2 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.35%) Master's Degree
3 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.18%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (1.18%) CRISC
4 1 (1.18%) IISP
4 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (27.06%) Docker
2 16 (18.82%) Active Directory
3 8 (9.41%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (4.71%) XenApp
6 3 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (2.35%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 20 (23.53%) Kubernetes
2 11 (12.94%) Terraform
3 8 (9.41%) SCOM
4 6 (7.06%) SCCM
5 4 (4.71%) Ansible
5 4 (4.71%) logstash
5 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (4.71%) Puppet
5 4 (4.71%) SCOrch
6 3 (3.53%) CASB
6 3 (3.53%) Kibana
6 3 (3.53%) Marathon
6 3 (3.53%) Mesos
6 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (3.53%) NetBackup
6 3 (3.53%) QRadar
6 3 (3.53%) SCSM
6 3 (3.53%) SCVMM
6 3 (3.53%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (3.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 43 (50.59%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.06%) Oracle
2 6 (7.06%) Splunk
2 6 (7.06%) Symantec
3 5 (5.88%) VMware
4 4 (4.71%) Citrix
5 3 (3.53%) Dell
5 3 (3.53%) F5
5 3 (3.53%) Google
5 3 (3.53%) NetApp
5 3 (3.53%) Sybase
5 3 (3.53%) Veritas
6 2 (2.35%) SAP
6 2 (2.35%) Tableau
7 1 (1.18%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.18%) Cisco
7 1 (1.18%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 1 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.18%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.18%) Sitecore