Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 148 189 181
Rank change year-on-year +41 -8 +88
Contract jobs citing PaaS 114 52 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.62% 0.78% 0.83%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.44% 5.08% 7.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 47 47
City of London median daily rate £525 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £407 £367 £425
90th Percentile £648 £760 £750
Central London median daily rate £525 £563 £550
% change year-on-year -6.67% +2.27% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
City of London median hourly rate £55.00 £34.36 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.07% - -
Central London median hourly rate £55.00 £34.36 -
% change year-on-year +60.07% - -

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 1,770 1,023 797
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 25.14% 15.37% 11.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,442 796 662
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £360 £310 £308
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 9
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -22.73% -
10th Percentile £16.01 £12.39 £18.50
90th Percentile £37.90 £31.15 £37.40
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +17.65% -22.73% -19.46%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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
Moorgate - 3 - -
PaaS
Central London

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 71 (62.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 62 (54.39%) IaaS
3 52 (45.61%) DevOps
3 52 (45.61%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (39.47%) Amazon AWS
5 43 (37.72%) Finance
6 33 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
7 31 (27.19%) SaaS
8 30 (26.32%) Microsoft
9 27 (23.68%) Jenkins
10 24 (21.05%) Scrum
11 23 (20.18%) Windows
11 23 (20.18%) Linux
11 23 (20.18%) Kubernetes
11 23 (20.18%) Continuous Delivery
12 20 (17.54%) Java
12 20 (17.54%) .NET
13 19 (16.67%) Cloud Foundry
14 18 (15.79%) SQL
14 18 (15.79%) Python
15 17 (14.91%) PowerShell
15 17 (14.91%) Kanban
15 17 (14.91%) Terraform
15 17 (14.91%) Deployment Automation
16 16 (14.04%) TDD
16 16 (14.04%) Ruby
17 15 (13.16%) Active Directory
17 15 (13.16%) Microservices
18 14 (12.28%) Ansible
18 14 (12.28%) Docker

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 19 (16.67%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (4.39%) OpenStack
3 4 (3.51%) nginx
4 2 (1.75%) Hubot
4 2 (1.75%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.88%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.88%) Apache
5 1 (0.88%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.88%) CMS
5 1 (0.88%) Confluence
5 1 (0.88%) Content Management Server
5 1 (0.88%) IIS
5 1 (0.88%) Mule
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (3.51%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.88%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 71 (62.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 62 (54.39%) IaaS
3 45 (39.47%) Amazon AWS
4 31 (27.19%) SaaS
5 13 (11.40%) Amazon S3
5 13 (11.40%) AWS CloudFormation
6 12 (10.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 11 (9.65%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (8.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 10 (8.77%) CloudFront
9 8 (7.02%) Amazon ELB
9 8 (7.02%) AWS Lambda
9 8 (7.02%) Azure Active Directory
9 8 (7.02%) Office 365
9 8 (7.02%) OpenShift
9 8 (7.02%) Route 53
9 8 (7.02%) Serverless
10 2 (1.75%) AWS CloudTrail
10 2 (1.75%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (1.75%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.26%) Firewall
2 5 (4.39%) Software-Defined Networking
3 4 (3.51%) DNS
3 4 (3.51%) VPN
4 3 (2.63%) LAN
4 3 (2.63%) Network Security
4 3 (2.63%) WAN
5 2 (1.75%) BGP
5 2 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.75%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (1.75%) HTTP
5 2 (1.75%) Internet
5 2 (1.75%) Multicast
6 1 (0.88%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (0.88%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (0.88%) DMVPN
6 1 (0.88%) FCoE
6 1 (0.88%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.88%) NX-OS
6 1 (0.88%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.65%) Amazon RDS
1 11 (9.65%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.77%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (8.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (8.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (7.02%) MongoDB
4 7 (6.14%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 6 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (4.39%) NoSQL
6 5 (4.39%) Redis
7 4 (3.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (3.51%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.63%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (1.75%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (1.75%) Data Lake
9 2 (1.75%) Power BI
9 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.88%) MySQL
10 1 (0.88%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 27 (23.68%) Jenkins
2 10 (8.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (6.14%) JIRA
4 6 (5.26%) Sonatype Nexus
4 6 (5.26%) Visual Studio
5 5 (4.39%) Git (software)
5 5 (4.39%) SonarQube
5 5 (4.39%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (3.51%) Gerrit
6 4 (3.51%) IBM UrbanCode
7 3 (2.63%) CF BOSH
8 2 (1.75%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.75%) JUnit
8 2 (1.75%) Mocha
8 2 (1.75%) Travis CI
9 1 (0.88%) Maven
9 1 (0.88%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.88%) NUnit
9 1 (0.88%) Selenium
9 1 (0.88%) Subversion
General
1 43 (37.72%) Finance
2 8 (7.02%) Banking
2 8 (7.02%) Financial Institution
3 5 (4.39%) Retail
4 4 (3.51%) Marketing
5 3 (2.63%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.75%) Electronics
6 2 (1.75%) Front Office
6 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.88%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (24.56%) Developer
2 20 (17.54%) DevOps Engineer
3 18 (15.79%) Architect
4 11 (9.65%) Delivery Manager
5 10 (8.77%) Azure Developer
6 9 (7.89%) AWS Engineer
6 9 (7.89%) Cloud Engineer
6 9 (7.89%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
6 9 (7.89%) Infrastructure Manager
6 9 (7.89%) Platform Engineer
7 7 (6.14%) Azure DevOps
7 7 (6.14%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
7 7 (6.14%) SQL Developer
8 6 (5.26%) Azure Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Java Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (17.54%) .NET
2 14 (12.28%) Node.js
3 10 (8.77%) JSON
3 10 (8.77%) Spring
4 7 (6.14%) RESTful
4 7 (6.14%) Web Services
5 6 (5.26%) .NET Core
5 6 (5.26%) AngularJS
5 6 (5.26%) React
5 6 (5.26%) REST
6 5 (4.39%) ASP.NET
6 5 (4.39%) HTML
6 5 (4.39%) Spring Boot
7 4 (3.51%) .NET Framework
7 4 (3.51%) Express
8 3 (2.63%) SAML
8 3 (2.63%) Spring Cloud
9 2 (1.75%) CSS
9 2 (1.75%) OAuth
9 2 (1.75%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.65%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.89%) Cloud Native
2 9 (7.89%) Reinsurance
3 8 (7.02%) Hedge funds
4 6 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (4.39%) User Experience
6 4 (3.51%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.51%) Fintech
6 4 (3.51%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (3.51%) iPad
7 3 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.63%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.63%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (1.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.75%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.75%) PKI
8 2 (1.75%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.75%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.75%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (20.18%) Linux
1 23 (20.18%) Windows
2 5 (4.39%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.63%) Unix
4 2 (1.75%) Android
4 2 (1.75%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.75%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.88%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.88%) Solaris
5 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (45.61%) Agile Software Development
1 52 (45.61%) DevOps
2 33 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (21.05%) Scrum
4 23 (20.18%) Continuous Delivery
5 17 (14.91%) Deployment Automation
5 17 (14.91%) Kanban
6 16 (14.04%) TDD
7 15 (13.16%) Microservices
8 14 (12.28%) Project Management
9 13 (11.40%) Waterfall
10 11 (9.65%) Problem-Solving
10 11 (9.65%) User Stories
11 10 (8.77%) Configuration Management
12 9 (7.89%) Change Management
13 8 (7.02%) E-Commerce
13 8 (7.02%) ETL
13 8 (7.02%) ITIL
13 8 (7.02%) Migration
14 7 (6.14%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 20 (17.54%) Java
2 18 (15.79%) Python
2 18 (15.79%) SQL
3 17 (14.91%) PowerShell
4 16 (14.04%) Ruby
5 14 (12.28%) C#
6 13 (11.40%) Bash Shell
7 12 (10.53%) JavaScript
8 11 (9.65%) Go
9 10 (8.77%) T-SQL
10 7 (6.14%) VB.NET
11 4 (3.51%) C++
11 4 (3.51%) Groovy
12 3 (2.63%) Java 8
13 2 (1.75%) CoffeeScript
14 1 (0.88%) ES6
14 1 (0.88%) JSX
14 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.88%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.39%) CISSP
2 5 (4.39%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.63%) CEH
3 3 (2.63%) CISM
3 3 (2.63%) SANS
4 2 (1.75%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.75%) CISA
4 2 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.75%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (0.88%) CCNA
5 1 (0.88%) CCNP
5 1 (0.88%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.88%) Degree
5 1 (0.88%) MCSE
5 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.63%) QA
2 2 (1.75%) HIPAA
2 2 (1.75%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 14 (12.28%) Docker
3 4 (3.51%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.88%) KVM
5 1 (0.88%) NFS
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.88%) SRDF
5 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.88%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (20.18%) Kubernetes
2 17 (14.91%) Terraform
3 14 (12.28%) Ansible
4 10 (8.77%) Puppet
5 8 (7.02%) Sysdig
6 3 (2.63%) Consul
6 3 (2.63%) SCCM
7 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.75%) Packer
7 2 (1.75%) StackStorm
8 1 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.88%) CSIRT
8 1 (0.88%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.88%) HockeyApp
8 1 (0.88%) Marathon
8 1 (0.88%) Mesos
8 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.88%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 30 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.53%) Splunk
3 11 (9.65%) Progress
4 5 (4.39%) Cisco
5 4 (3.51%) AppDynamics
5 4 (3.51%) MuleSoft
6 3 (2.63%) New Relic
6 3 (2.63%) Oracle
6 3 (2.63%) SAP
6 3 (2.63%) VMware
7 2 (1.75%) BT
7 2 (1.75%) Google
8 1 (0.88%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.88%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.88%) Forcepoint
8 1 (0.88%) IBM
8 1 (0.88%) NetApp
8 1 (0.88%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.88%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.88%) Sybase