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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 25 May 2022 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
25 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 104 115 121
Rank change year-on-year +11 +6 +35
Contract jobs citing PaaS 83 39 36
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.99% 1.37% 1.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.15% 3.85% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 22 25
10th Percentile £450 £367 £377
25th Percentile £525 £420 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £615 £513 £495
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% +3.54% -10.00%
75th Percentile £688 £647 £613
90th Percentile £790 £693 £686
Central London median daily rate £615 £500 £550
% change year-on-year +23.00% -9.09% -

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 1,612 1,012 983
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.59% 35.50% 31.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,262 733 772
10th Percentile £363 £363 £300
25th Percentile £475 £450 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -4.76%
75th Percentile £688 £619 £600
90th Percentile £775 £686 £675
Central London median daily rate £575 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 7
10th Percentile - £13.50 £17.10
25th Percentile £13.88 £13.69 £22.11
Median hourly rate £18.34 £18.38 £41.40
Median % change year-on-year -0.18% -55.62% +104.44%
75th Percentile £27.00 £24.82 £52.63
90th Percentile £59.25 £27.34 £59.00
Central London median hourly rate £20.19 £22.50 £26.44
% change year-on-year -10.29% -14.90% +34.73%

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 25 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for PaaS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 May 2022, 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 55 (66.27%) Azure
2 51 (61.45%) IaaS
3 46 (55.42%) SaaS
4 37 (44.58%) Microsoft
5 33 (39.76%) DevOps
6 32 (38.55%) CI/CD
7 28 (33.73%) Finance
8 27 (32.53%) Agile
9 24 (28.92%) Microservices
10 23 (27.71%) AWS
11 19 (22.89%) .NET
12 18 (21.69%) Infrastructure as Code
13 17 (20.48%) Python
14 15 (18.07%) Terraform
14 15 (18.07%) SQL
14 15 (18.07%) Active Directory
15 13 (15.66%) Serverless
16 12 (14.46%) Power Platform
16 12 (14.46%) Docker
16 12 (14.46%) Kubernetes
16 12 (14.46%) Analytics
16 12 (14.46%) Banking
17 11 (13.25%) Middleware
17 11 (13.25%) Windows
17 11 (13.25%) Jenkins
17 11 (13.25%) PowerShell
17 11 (13.25%) Platform Engineering
17 11 (13.25%) Social Skills
18 10 (12.05%) Hybrid Cloud
18 10 (12.05%) C#

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 (6.02%) NServiceBus
2 2 (2.41%) Confluence
2 2 (2.41%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.41%) IIS
2 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.20%) Apache
3 1 (1.20%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (1.20%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.20%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.02%) SAP BPC
1 5 (6.02%) SAP CO
1 5 (6.02%) SAP FI
1 5 (6.02%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.20%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle SCM
3 1 (1.20%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (1.20%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 55 (66.27%) Azure
2 51 (61.45%) IaaS
3 46 (55.42%) SaaS
4 23 (27.71%) AWS
5 13 (15.66%) Serverless
6 12 (14.46%) Power Platform
7 8 (9.64%) Azure Logic Apps
8 7 (8.43%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (8.43%) GCP
9 6 (7.23%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (7.23%) Azure Functions
9 6 (7.23%) Azure Service Bus
9 6 (7.23%) Microsoft 365
10 5 (6.02%) Azure Monitor
10 5 (6.02%) Azure Storage
11 4 (4.82%) Force.com
12 3 (3.61%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (3.61%) Azure Cosmos DB
12 3 (3.61%) Datadog
12 3 (3.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.02%) Network Security
2 3 (3.61%) DNS
3 2 (2.41%) Firewall
3 2 (2.41%) VPN
3 2 (2.41%) Wireless
4 1 (1.20%) DHCP
4 1 (1.20%) HTTP
4 1 (1.20%) Internet
4 1 (1.20%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.64%) Big Data
1 8 (9.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.43%) Power BI
2 7 (8.43%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.02%) NoSQL
3 5 (6.02%) Spotfire
4 3 (3.61%) Data Lake
5 2 (2.41%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.41%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.20%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.20%) DTS
6 1 (1.20%) Flink
6 1 (1.20%) HDInsight
6 1 (1.20%) MySQL
6 1 (1.20%) StreamInsight
Development Applications
1 11 (13.25%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.23%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.02%) PowerDesigner
4 4 (4.82%) GitLab
4 4 (4.82%) TeamCity
5 3 (3.61%) JIRA
6 2 (2.41%) Subversion
7 1 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.20%) ER Studio
7 1 (1.20%) ERwin
7 1 (1.20%) git-flow
7 1 (1.20%) Maven
7 1 (1.20%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.20%) Postman
7 1 (1.20%) Selenium
7 1 (1.20%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.20%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.20%) webpack
General
1 28 (33.73%) Finance
2 12 (14.46%) Banking
3 11 (13.25%) Social Skills
4 8 (9.64%) Financial Institution
5 6 (7.23%) Legal
6 2 (2.41%) International Banking
7 1 (1.20%) Back Office
7 1 (1.20%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 1 (1.20%) Law
7 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.20%) Marketing
7 1 (1.20%) Public Sector
7 1 (1.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (38.55%) Architect
2 16 (19.28%) Azure Engineer
3 14 (16.87%) DevOps Engineer
3 14 (16.87%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (12.05%) Cloud Engineer
5 9 (10.84%) Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (7.23%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) Developer
7 5 (6.02%) Platform Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Senior Platform Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) AWS Architect
8 4 (4.82%) Azure Architect
8 4 (4.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Lead DevOps
8 4 (4.82%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Security Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Cloud Architect
10 2 (2.41%) Agile Java Developer
10 2 (2.41%) Cloud Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.89%) .NET
2 11 (13.25%) Middleware
3 9 (10.84%) AngularJS
4 7 (8.43%) RabbitMQ
4 7 (8.43%) REST
5 6 (7.23%) ARM Templates
5 6 (7.23%) JSON
6 5 (6.02%) Kafka
6 5 (6.02%) Node.js
6 5 (6.02%) RESTful
7 4 (4.82%) OAuth
8 3 (3.61%) .NET Core
8 3 (3.61%) .NET Framework
8 3 (3.61%) ASP.NET
8 3 (3.61%) COM
8 3 (3.61%) CSS
8 3 (3.61%) Entity Framework
8 3 (3.61%) HTML
8 3 (3.61%) React
8 3 (3.61%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.05%) Hybrid Cloud
2 9 (10.84%) Public Cloud
3 7 (8.43%) Cloud Native
3 7 (8.43%) Data Centre
4 6 (7.23%) Hedge funds
5 4 (4.82%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (3.61%) Private Cloud
7 2 (2.41%) Replication
7 2 (2.41%) User Experience
8 1 (1.20%) Clustering
8 1 (1.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.20%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.20%) PKI
8 1 (1.20%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.25%) Windows
2 9 (10.84%) Linux
3 8 (9.64%) VMS
4 4 (4.82%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.41%) Unix
5 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (39.76%) DevOps
2 32 (38.55%) CI/CD
3 27 (32.53%) Agile
4 24 (28.92%) Microservices
5 18 (21.69%) Infrastructure as Code
6 12 (14.46%) Analytics
7 11 (13.25%) Platform Engineering
8 10 (12.05%) Migration
9 9 (10.84%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (10.84%) Scrum
9 9 (10.84%) SDLC
9 9 (10.84%) Security Architecture
10 8 (9.64%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (9.64%) Data Protection
11 7 (8.43%) High Availability
11 7 (8.43%) Information Security
12 6 (7.23%) AOP
12 6 (7.23%) ArchiMate
12 6 (7.23%) Test Automation
12 6 (7.23%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.48%) Python
2 15 (18.07%) SQL
3 11 (13.25%) PowerShell
4 10 (12.05%) C#
5 7 (8.43%) Java
6 4 (4.82%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.61%) Bash
7 3 (3.61%) Go
8 2 (2.41%) C
8 2 (2.41%) C++
8 2 (2.41%) Perl
9 1 (1.20%) PHP
9 1 (1.20%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.20%) R
9 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (9.64%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.43%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.41%) AWS Certification
3 2 (2.41%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (1.20%) CISSP
4 1 (1.20%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.20%) GIAC
4 1 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.20%) OSCP
4 1 (1.20%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.43%) GDPR
2 3 (3.61%) QA
3 1 (1.20%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.20%) PMO
3 1 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (18.07%) Active Directory
2 12 (14.46%) Docker
3 5 (6.02%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.20%) Firmware
5 1 (1.20%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (18.07%) Terraform
2 12 (14.46%) Kubernetes
3 4 (4.82%) Puppet
4 3 (3.61%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.41%) Ansible
5 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.20%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 1 (1.20%) Control-M
6 1 (1.20%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.20%) Netcool
6 1 (1.20%) Prometheus
6 1 (1.20%) QRadar
6 1 (1.20%) SCCM
6 1 (1.20%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 37 (44.58%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.84%) Oracle
3 5 (6.02%) Alteryx
3 5 (6.02%) BiZZdesign
3 5 (6.02%) SAP
4 4 (4.82%) Anaplan
4 4 (4.82%) Blue Prism
4 4 (4.82%) Concur
5 3 (3.61%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (3.61%) VMware
6 2 (2.41%) Citrix
6 2 (2.41%) Databricks
6 2 (2.41%) EMC
6 2 (2.41%) Google
7 1 (1.20%) Cloudamize
7 1 (1.20%) DocuSign
7 1 (1.20%) IDERA
7 1 (1.20%) LogicMonitor
7 1 (1.20%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.20%) Workday