Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 173 189 191
Rank change year-on-year +16 +2 +57
Contract jobs citing PaaS 89 66 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.26% 0.92% 0.82%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.80% 5.20% 5.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 58 48
City of London median daily rate £519 £490 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.87% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £400 £371 £421
90th Percentile £677 £675 £655
Central London median daily rate £531 £513 £513
% change year-on-year +3.66% - -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
City of London median hourly rate - £34.36 -
Central London median hourly rate - £34.36 -

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 1,855 1,269 902
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 26.16% 17.76% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,505 1,012 749
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £331 £313 £325
90th Percentile £675 £638 £623
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 3
City of London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -50.00% +44.45%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £20.61
90th Percentile £23.75 £30.75 £52.49
Central London median hourly rate £18.76 £18.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +4.22% -48.57% +51.42%

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 9 December 2018.

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 9 December 2018. 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 - -
PaaS
Central London

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, 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 68 (76.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 57 (64.04%) IaaS
3 40 (44.94%) DevOps
3 40 (44.94%) Microsoft
4 37 (41.57%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (35.96%) Amazon AWS
6 29 (32.58%) SQL
7 28 (31.46%) Active Directory
8 27 (30.34%) PowerShell
9 25 (28.09%) SaaS
10 24 (26.97%) Finance
11 23 (25.84%) Scrum
12 20 (22.47%) Docker
12 20 (22.47%) Kubernetes
12 20 (22.47%) Migration
12 20 (22.47%) Office 365
13 19 (21.35%) Azure Active Directory
14 17 (19.10%) Windows
14 17 (19.10%) Microservices
15 16 (17.98%) Analytics
15 16 (17.98%) Jenkins
15 16 (17.98%) SQL Server
16 15 (16.85%) JSON
16 15 (16.85%) Continuous Delivery
17 14 (15.73%) JIRA
17 14 (15.73%) Kanban
17 14 (15.73%) Git (software)
17 14 (15.73%) Java
18 13 (14.61%) C#
18 13 (14.61%) TDD

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 9 (10.11%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.87%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (4.49%) Confluence
4 3 (3.37%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (3.37%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.12%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.12%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.12%) CMS
5 1 (1.12%) Content Management Server
5 1 (1.12%) IIS
5 1 (1.12%) Mule
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Sentinel
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.12%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 68 (76.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 57 (64.04%) IaaS
3 32 (35.96%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (28.09%) SaaS
5 20 (22.47%) Office 365
6 19 (21.35%) Azure Active Directory
7 9 (10.11%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (6.74%) Datadog
9 5 (5.62%) GitHub
10 4 (4.49%) Azure Functions
10 4 (4.49%) Serverless
11 3 (3.37%) npm
11 3 (3.37%) OpenShift
12 2 (2.25%) Amazon S3
12 2 (2.25%) Apigee
12 2 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (2.25%) IBM Cloud
12 2 (2.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (1.12%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
13 1 (1.12%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.74%) Firewall
2 5 (5.62%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (5.62%) LAN
2 5 (5.62%) WAN
3 4 (4.49%) DNS
4 2 (2.25%) AMQP
4 2 (2.25%) DMZ
4 2 (2.25%) Network Security
4 2 (2.25%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.12%) HTTP
5 1 (1.12%) Internet
5 1 (1.12%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.12%) Multicast
5 1 (1.12%) SSL
5 1 (1.12%) VPN
5 1 (1.12%) Wireless
5 1 (1.12%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.98%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.48%) Azure SQL Database
3 7 (7.87%) NoSQL
4 6 (6.74%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (5.62%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (4.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (4.49%) Cosmos DB
6 4 (4.49%) Data Lake
6 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (4.49%) Redis
6 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (3.37%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.37%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.25%) Aerospike
8 2 (2.25%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (2.25%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (2.25%) Couchbase
8 2 (2.25%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 16 (17.98%) Jenkins
2 14 (15.73%) Git (software)
2 14 (15.73%) JIRA
3 8 (8.99%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (5.62%) Bitbucket
5 4 (4.49%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (4.49%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.37%) Selenium
6 3 (3.37%) SonarQube
6 3 (3.37%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.37%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.25%) Artifactory
7 2 (2.25%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.25%) IBM UrbanCode
7 2 (2.25%) JUnit
7 2 (2.25%) Maven
7 2 (2.25%) Mocha
7 2 (2.25%) SpecFlow
7 2 (2.25%) Zephyr
General
1 24 (26.97%) Finance
2 10 (11.24%) Banking
3 6 (6.74%) Retail
4 4 (4.49%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.25%) Front Office
5 2 (2.25%) Legal
5 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (23.60%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (22.47%) Developer
3 18 (20.22%) Architect
4 10 (11.24%) Azure DevOps
4 10 (11.24%) Azure Engineer
5 8 (8.99%) Azure Developer
6 7 (7.87%) Cloud Architect
7 6 (6.74%) Azure Architect
7 6 (6.74%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) Senior Developer
8 5 (5.62%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) Java Developer
8 5 (5.62%) Network Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) React Developer
8 5 (5.62%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.49%) .NET Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Senior React Developer
10 3 (3.37%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.85%) JSON
2 11 (12.36%) .NET
3 10 (11.24%) RESTful
4 7 (7.87%) Spring
5 6 (6.74%) .NET Core
5 6 (6.74%) ASP.NET
5 6 (6.74%) HTML
5 6 (6.74%) Spring Boot
5 6 (6.74%) Web Services
6 5 (5.62%) CSS
6 5 (5.62%) Node.js
6 5 (5.62%) REST
7 4 (4.49%) Kafka
7 4 (4.49%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (3.37%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (3.37%) AngularJS
8 3 (3.37%) Apache Camel
8 3 (3.37%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (3.37%) Redux
8 3 (3.37%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.99%) Public Cloud
2 5 (5.62%) Fintech
2 5 (5.62%) Tandem
3 4 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.49%) Cloud Native
3 4 (4.49%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.49%) Hedge funds
4 3 (3.37%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (3.37%) PKI
4 3 (3.37%) Reference Data
5 2 (2.25%) Contactless
5 2 (2.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.25%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.25%) User Experience
6 1 (1.12%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.12%) Clustering
6 1 (1.12%) Reinsurance
6 1 (1.12%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (19.10%) Windows
2 11 (12.36%) Linux
2 11 (12.36%) Windows Server
3 5 (5.62%) Unix
4 3 (3.37%) Mesosphere
4 3 (3.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.25%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (44.94%) DevOps
2 37 (41.57%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (25.84%) Scrum
4 20 (22.47%) Migration
5 17 (19.10%) Microservices
6 16 (17.98%) Analytics
7 15 (16.85%) Continuous Delivery
8 14 (15.73%) Kanban
9 13 (14.61%) TDD
10 10 (11.24%) BDD
10 10 (11.24%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (11.24%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (11.24%) SDLC
11 9 (10.11%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (8.99%) High Availability
12 8 (8.99%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 8 (8.99%) Infrastructure Management
13 7 (7.87%) Asset Management
13 7 (7.87%) Change Control
13 7 (7.87%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 29 (32.58%) SQL
2 27 (30.34%) PowerShell
3 14 (15.73%) Java
4 13 (14.61%) C#
5 10 (11.24%) Python
6 8 (8.99%) Go
7 6 (6.74%) Ruby
8 5 (5.62%) Java 8
8 5 (5.62%) JavaScript
9 3 (3.37%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.25%) Perl
10 2 (2.25%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.25%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.12%) ES6
11 1 (1.12%) PHP
11 1 (1.12%) R
11 1 (1.12%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (7.87%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (6.74%) CCNA
3 5 (5.62%) Degree
4 4 (4.49%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.49%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.25%) MCSE
5 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.12%) CCIE
6 1 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.12%) MCSD
6 1 (1.12%) MCTS
6 1 (1.12%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.12%) PMP
6 1 (1.12%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) FedRAMP
2 1 (1.12%) HIPAA
2 1 (1.12%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (31.46%) Active Directory
2 20 (22.47%) Docker
3 3 (3.37%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.37%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (22.47%) Kubernetes
2 13 (14.61%) Ansible
3 10 (11.24%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (10.11%) Puppet
5 6 (6.74%) SCCM
5 6 (6.74%) Single Sign-On
5 6 (6.74%) Terraform
6 4 (4.49%) Marathon
6 4 (4.49%) Mesos
7 3 (3.37%) Kibana
7 3 (3.37%) logstash
8 2 (2.25%) Consul
8 2 (2.25%) Nagios
8 2 (2.25%) Packer
9 1 (1.12%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (1.12%) CASB
9 1 (1.12%) CSIRT
9 1 (1.12%) Nessus
9 1 (1.12%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (1.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (44.94%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.48%) Oracle
3 8 (8.99%) VMware
4 7 (7.87%) Cisco
5 6 (6.74%) Google
6 5 (5.62%) Splunk
7 4 (4.49%) AppDynamics
8 3 (3.37%) Atlassian
8 3 (3.37%) New Relic
9 2 (2.25%) IBM
9 2 (2.25%) Micro Focus
10 1 (1.12%) CA
10 1 (1.12%) Citrix
10 1 (1.12%) F5
10 1 (1.12%) Forcepoint
10 1 (1.12%) Juniper
10 1 (1.12%) MuleSoft
10 1 (1.12%) Progress
10 1 (1.12%) SAP
10 1 (1.12%) Sitecore