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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 127 184
Rank change year-on-year +8 +57  
Contract jobs citing PaaS 36 31 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.19% 0.93% 0.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.13% 10.47% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 23 8
Median daily rate £500 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +15.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £355 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -

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 443 296 282
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 14.69% 8.90% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 241 211
Median daily rate £500 £473 £446
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.82% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £327 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £584
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 0
Median hourly rate £21.16 £26.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.63% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -17.92% -13.35%  

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 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PaaS in the City of London

PaaS
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 58 (78.38%) IaaS
2 38 (51.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (47.30%) Finance
4 33 (44.59%) Microsoft
5 32 (43.24%) Windows
5 32 (43.24%) TDD
6 30 (40.54%) SQL Server
7 28 (37.84%) C#
8 27 (36.49%) Scrum
9 26 (35.14%) Business Intelligence
10 25 (33.78%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (31.08%) JIRA
12 22 (29.73%) BizTalk Server
12 22 (29.73%) IIS
12 22 (29.73%) Web Services
12 22 (29.73%) CRM
12 22 (29.73%) SharePoint
13 21 (28.38%) ERP
13 21 (28.38%) Dynamics CRM
13 21 (28.38%) Dynamics AX
13 21 (28.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 21 (28.38%) Logistics
13 21 (28.38%) Team Foundation Server
13 21 (28.38%) WCF
13 21 (28.38%) SQL Server 2008
14 18 (24.32%) DevOps
15 16 (21.62%) SaaS
15 16 (21.62%) Amazon AWS
16 14 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
17 12 (16.22%) 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 22 (29.73%) BizTalk Server
1 22 (29.73%) IIS
1 22 (29.73%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.76%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (5.41%) JBoss
3 4 (5.41%) OpenStack
4 3 (4.05%) nginx
4 3 (4.05%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.70%) Confluence
5 2 (2.70%) Hubot
5 2 (2.70%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (1.35%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.35%) Predix
6 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (5.41%) MS Office
2 2 (2.70%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.35%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 21 (28.38%) Dynamics AX
1 21 (28.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 58 (78.38%) IaaS
2 38 (51.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (21.62%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (21.62%) SaaS
4 3 (4.05%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (4.05%) Office 365
5 2 (2.70%) Datadog
5 2 (2.70%) GitHub
6 1 (1.35%) Akamai
6 1 (1.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.35%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.35%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (1.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (1.35%) Bluemix
6 1 (1.35%) CloudFront
6 1 (1.35%) Heroku
6 1 (1.35%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.81%) LAN
2 7 (9.46%) LDAP
3 5 (6.76%) DMARC
3 5 (6.76%) WAN
4 4 (5.41%) Firewall
4 4 (5.41%) Internet
4 4 (5.41%) VPN
5 3 (4.05%) DKIM
5 3 (4.05%) SMTP
6 2 (2.70%) DMZ
6 2 (2.70%) DNS
6 2 (2.70%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.35%) Converged Networks
7 1 (1.35%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (1.35%) VoIP
7 1 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.35%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (40.54%) SQL Server
2 21 (28.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 21 (28.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.41%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.05%) Big Data
4 3 (4.05%) Data Mining
4 3 (4.05%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.70%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.70%) Redis
5 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.35%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.35%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.35%) PowerPivot
6 1 (1.35%) SAP HANA
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (31.08%) JIRA
2 21 (28.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (8.11%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.70%) Bazaar
4 2 (2.70%) Bitbucket
4 2 (2.70%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.70%) Mercurial
4 2 (2.70%) Subversion
5 1 (1.35%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 35 (47.30%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.05%) Electronics
3 3 (4.05%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.05%) Marketing
4 2 (2.70%) Advertising
4 2 (2.70%) Retail
5 1 (1.35%) Banking
5 1 (1.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (39.19%) Developer
2 21 (28.38%) Dynamics AX Developer
2 21 (28.38%) Microsoft Developer
3 17 (22.97%) Architect
4 8 (10.81%) Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (8.11%) Cloud Architect
5 6 (8.11%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Deployment Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 3 (4.05%) Software Deployment Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Technical Architect
7 3 (4.05%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (2.70%) AWS Architect
8 2 (2.70%) Azure Architect
8 2 (2.70%) Azure Consultant
8 2 (2.70%) Cloud Consultant
8 2 (2.70%) Junior Product Owner
8 2 (2.70%) Product Owner
8 2 (2.70%) Technical Developer
8 2 (2.70%) Virtualisation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (29.73%) Web Services
2 21 (28.38%) WCF
3 12 (16.22%) .NET
4 7 (9.46%) COM
5 4 (5.41%) Node.js
6 3 (4.05%) HTML
6 3 (4.05%) Middleware
6 3 (4.05%) SOAP
7 2 (2.70%) J2EE
7 2 (2.70%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (2.70%) XML
8 1 (1.35%) CSS
8 1 (1.35%) Django
8 1 (1.35%) Flask
8 1 (1.35%) HTML5
8 1 (1.35%) jQuery
8 1 (1.35%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (1.35%) OAuth
8 1 (1.35%) RESTful
8 1 (1.35%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.41%) User Experience
2 3 (4.05%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.05%) Private Cloud
3 2 (2.70%) Fintech
3 2 (2.70%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.35%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 32 (43.24%) Windows
2 8 (10.81%) Linux
3 3 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.70%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.70%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (43.24%) TDD
2 27 (36.49%) Scrum
3 26 (35.14%) Business Intelligence
4 25 (33.78%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (29.73%) CRM
6 21 (28.38%) ERP
6 21 (28.38%) Logistics
7 18 (24.32%) DevOps
8 14 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (12.16%) Open Source
10 6 (8.11%) Software Architecture
11 5 (6.76%) Migration
11 5 (6.76%) Project Management
12 4 (5.41%) Continuous Delivery
12 4 (5.41%) High Availability
12 4 (5.41%) Identity Access Management
12 4 (5.41%) SOA
12 4 (5.41%) Technical Architecture
12 4 (5.41%) TOGAF
13 3 (4.05%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 28 (37.84%) C#
2 12 (16.22%) Java
3 10 (13.51%) PowerShell
4 6 (8.11%) Python
5 4 (5.41%) Go
6 3 (4.05%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.05%) SQL
7 2 (2.70%) CoffeeScript
7 2 (2.70%) Ruby
8 1 (1.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (12.16%) SC Cleared
1 9 (12.16%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.11%) Degree
3 3 (4.05%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.70%) AWS Certification
4 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) QA
2 3 (4.05%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 9 (12.16%) Docker
2 8 (10.81%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.70%) KVM
4 2 (2.70%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (12.16%) Puppet
2 5 (6.76%) Ansible
2 5 (6.76%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (6.76%) Terraform
3 2 (2.70%) Consul
3 2 (2.70%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.70%) OpenIDM
3 2 (2.70%) Salt
4 1 (1.35%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.35%) Marathon
4 1 (1.35%) Mesos
4 1 (1.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (44.59%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.46%) Oracle
3 4 (5.41%) Red Hat
3 4 (5.41%) SAP
3 4 (5.41%) VMware
4 3 (4.05%) Splunk
5 2 (2.70%) Cisco
5 2 (2.70%) ForgeRock
5 2 (2.70%) IBM
5 2 (2.70%) Nuix
6 1 (1.35%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.35%) F5
6 1 (1.35%) Riverbed
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, 6 months initial contract
Posted: 6 days ago