Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 177 153 204
Rank change year-on-year -24 +51 +74
Contract jobs citing PaaS 64 73 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.91% 1.18% 0.42%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.96% 8.57% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 66 26
City of London median daily rate £475 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £343 £355 £403
90th Percentile £675 £638 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £525
% change year-on-year +5.26% -9.52% +23.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 1,291 852 462
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.29% 13.73% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,030 709 376
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.99% +4.12%
10th Percentile £313 £350 £275
90th Percentile £638 £625 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 3 5
City of London median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +44.45% +30.09%
10th Percentile £11.25 £20.61 £20.80
90th Percentile £32.73 £52.49 £28.98
Central London median hourly rate £18.00 £27.46 £23.12
% change year-on-year -34.45% +18.80% +18.54%

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 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PaaS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 37 (57.81%) IaaS
1 37 (57.81%) DevOps
2 35 (54.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (45.31%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (29.69%) Microsoft
4 19 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (26.56%) Finance
5 17 (26.56%) Java
5 17 (26.56%) SQL
6 15 (23.44%) SaaS
6 15 (23.44%) Ansible
7 14 (21.88%) Jenkins
8 13 (20.31%) JavaScript
8 13 (20.31%) PowerShell
8 13 (20.31%) Office 365
9 12 (18.75%) CRM
10 11 (17.19%) Python
10 11 (17.19%) VMware
10 11 (17.19%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (17.19%) Data Centre
11 10 (15.63%) Cloud Foundry
11 10 (15.63%) Windows
11 10 (15.63%) C#
12 9 (14.06%) .NET
12 9 (14.06%) Unix
12 9 (14.06%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (14.06%) Dynamics CRM
12 9 (14.06%) Docker
13 8 (12.50%) Windows Server
13 8 (12.50%) IBM UrbanCode

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 10 (15.63%) Cloud Foundry
2 7 (10.94%) Skype for Business
3 3 (4.69%) Apache
3 3 (4.69%) Apache Spark
3 3 (4.69%) IIS
4 2 (3.13%) Confluence
4 2 (3.13%) OpenStack
4 2 (3.13%) SAS
5 1 (1.56%) Anypoint
5 1 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.56%) CMS
5 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.56%) JBoss
5 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.56%) Mule
5 1 (1.56%) nginx
5 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.56%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.56%) Tornado
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (14.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (9.38%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (7.81%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 37 (57.81%) IaaS
2 35 (54.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (45.31%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (23.44%) SaaS
5 13 (20.31%) Office 365
6 7 (10.94%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (10.94%) Dynamics 365
7 5 (7.81%) OpenShift
8 4 (6.25%) GitHub
9 1 (1.56%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (1.56%) Bluemix
9 1 (1.56%) CloudBees
9 1 (1.56%) Force.com
9 1 (1.56%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.94%) NetScaler
1 7 (10.94%) Skype
1 7 (10.94%) VPN
2 6 (9.38%) Firewall
3 5 (7.81%) DNS
3 5 (7.81%) Internet
4 3 (4.69%) Network Security
4 3 (4.69%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.13%) DMZ
5 2 (3.13%) HTTPS
5 2 (3.13%) IPsec
5 2 (3.13%) LAN
5 2 (3.13%) LDAP
5 2 (3.13%) SSL
5 2 (3.13%) WAN
6 1 (1.56%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.56%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.56%) SAN
6 1 (1.56%) SMTP
6 1 (1.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 6 (9.38%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (7.81%) MongoDB
4 4 (6.25%) Big Data
5 3 (4.69%) MySQL
6 2 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.13%) Redis
6 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.56%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.56%) Cloudera CDH
7 1 (1.56%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.56%) HBase
7 1 (1.56%) Impala
7 1 (1.56%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (21.88%) Jenkins
2 8 (12.50%) IBM UrbanCode
3 7 (10.94%) Maven
4 6 (9.38%) SonarQube
5 5 (7.81%) Gerrit
5 5 (7.81%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (6.25%) TeamCity
6 4 (6.25%) Visual Studio
7 3 (4.69%) Git (software)
7 3 (4.69%) Subversion
7 3 (4.69%) Vagrant
7 3 (4.69%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (3.13%) Cucumber
8 2 (3.13%) JIRA
8 2 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (3.13%) Selenium
9 1 (1.56%) JMeter
9 1 (1.56%) JUnit
9 1 (1.56%) Mocha
9 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (26.56%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Advertising
3 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (31.25%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (21.88%) Architect
3 9 (14.06%) AWS Engineer
3 9 (14.06%) Consultant
4 7 (10.94%) Azure Consultant
5 6 (9.38%) AWS DevOps
5 6 (9.38%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Azure Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (6.25%) Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Azure DevOps
7 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support
7 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Lead DevOps
7 4 (6.25%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Security Architect
7 4 (6.25%) Support Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.06%) .NET
2 8 (12.50%) RESTful
3 7 (10.94%) Web Services
4 6 (9.38%) Node.js
4 6 (9.38%) XML
5 5 (7.81%) AngularJS
5 5 (7.81%) HTML
5 5 (7.81%) JSON
5 5 (7.81%) React
6 4 (6.25%) HTML5
6 4 (6.25%) Java EE
6 4 (6.25%) jQuery
7 3 (4.69%) Ajax
7 3 (4.69%) CSS
7 3 (4.69%) REST
7 3 (4.69%) Spring Boot
8 2 (3.13%) Middleware
8 2 (3.13%) SOAP
8 2 (3.13%) Spring
8 2 (3.13%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.19%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.81%) iPad
3 4 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (6.25%) Public Cloud
4 3 (4.69%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (4.69%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.13%) Clustering
5 2 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (3.13%) PKI
5 2 (3.13%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (3.13%) User Experience
6 1 (1.56%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.56%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.56%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (1.56%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.56%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.56%) Video\Live Streaming
6 1 (1.56%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.63%) Windows
2 9 (14.06%) Unix
3 8 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 7 (10.94%) Linux
5 5 (7.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.13%) Android
6 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.13%) VMS
7 1 (1.56%) Solaris
7 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (57.81%) DevOps
2 19 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (18.75%) CRM
4 11 (17.19%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (10.94%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (10.94%) Load Balancing
6 6 (9.38%) Microservices
7 5 (7.81%) E-Commerce
7 5 (7.81%) Identity Access Management
7 5 (7.81%) Release Management
7 5 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (7.81%) TDD
7 5 (7.81%) TOGAF
8 4 (6.25%) BDD
8 4 (6.25%) Change Control
8 4 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (6.25%) Data Security
8 4 (6.25%) Migration
8 4 (6.25%) Patch Management
8 4 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (26.56%) Java
1 17 (26.56%) SQL
2 13 (20.31%) JavaScript
2 13 (20.31%) PowerShell
3 11 (17.19%) Python
4 10 (15.63%) C#
5 7 (10.94%) Bash Shell
6 6 (9.38%) Ruby
7 5 (7.81%) C++
7 5 (7.81%) Groovy
8 4 (6.25%) Perl
9 2 (3.13%) R
10 1 (1.56%) Korn
10 1 (1.56%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.13%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) CEH
2 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.56%) CISM
2 1 (1.56%) CISSP
2 1 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.56%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.56%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.56%) GDPR
2 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.56%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (14.06%) Docker
1 9 (14.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.50%) XenApp
3 3 (4.69%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.69%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.13%) vSphere
5 1 (1.56%) HDFS
5 1 (1.56%) NFS
5 1 (1.56%) UAG
Systems Management
1 15 (23.44%) Ansible
2 8 (12.50%) Puppet
3 7 (10.94%) Kubernetes
4 6 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (4.69%) Nagios
5 3 (4.69%) ZABBIX
6 2 (3.13%) Rundeck
7 1 (1.56%) Ionix
7 1 (1.56%) Oozie
7 1 (1.56%) Salt
7 1 (1.56%) SCOM
7 1 (1.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (1.56%) vMotion
Vendors
1 19 (29.69%) Microsoft
2 11 (17.19%) VMware
3 8 (12.50%) Citrix
4 6 (9.38%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.69%) Cisco
5 3 (4.69%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (4.69%) Splunk
6 2 (3.13%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.13%) Google
6 2 (3.13%) Intel
6 2 (3.13%) Oracle
6 2 (3.13%) Palo Alto
6 2 (3.13%) Vertica
7 1 (1.56%) AppDynamics
7 1 (1.56%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.56%) ForgeRock
7 1 (1.56%) LogRhythm
7 1 (1.56%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.56%) New Relic
7 1 (1.56%) Xamarin