Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 159 191 200
Rank change year-on-year +32 +9 +53
Contract jobs citing PaaS 96 56 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.39% 0.82% 0.59%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.54% 5.08% 4.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 50 35
City of London median daily rate £525 £575 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.70% - +9.52%
10th Percentile £400 £403 £418
90th Percentile £700 £728 £716
Central London median daily rate £525 £575 £525
% change year-on-year -8.70% +9.52% -
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 1,732 1,102 873
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 24.99% 16.07% 13.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,420 884 728
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +13.64%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £478
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.71% +8.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 4
City of London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% -36.84% +17.62%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.90 £18.51
90th Percentile £23.75 £30.96 £50.31
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% -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 20 October 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 20 October 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 20 October 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 67 (69.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 64 (66.67%) IaaS
3 42 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (41.67%) DevOps
5 37 (38.54%) Microsoft
6 36 (37.50%) Finance
7 35 (36.46%) Amazon AWS
8 29 (30.21%) SaaS
9 25 (26.04%) PowerShell
10 24 (25.00%) Scrum
10 24 (25.00%) Active Directory
11 19 (19.79%) SQL
11 19 (19.79%) Azure Active Directory
12 17 (17.71%) Kubernetes
12 17 (17.71%) Office 365
12 17 (17.71%) Windows
12 17 (17.71%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (17.71%) JSON
13 16 (16.67%) Analytics
13 16 (16.67%) Microservices
14 15 (15.63%) Continuous Delivery
14 15 (15.63%) TDD
14 15 (15.63%) Kanban
14 15 (15.63%) Java
15 14 (14.58%) SQL Server
15 14 (14.58%) Linux
15 14 (14.58%) Migration
15 14 (14.58%) Jenkins
15 14 (14.58%) Problem-Solving
16 13 (13.54%) Python

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 (9.38%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.13%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.08%) Confluence
4 1 (1.04%) Alfresco
4 1 (1.04%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.04%) CMS
4 1 (1.04%) Content Management Server
4 1 (1.04%) Mule
4 1 (1.04%) nginx
4 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Sentinel
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.04%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 67 (69.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 64 (66.67%) IaaS
3 35 (36.46%) Amazon AWS
4 29 (30.21%) SaaS
5 19 (19.79%) Azure Active Directory
6 17 (17.71%) Office 365
7 9 (9.38%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (8.33%) Amazon S3
8 8 (8.33%) OpenShift
8 8 (8.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 6 (6.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 6 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (6.25%) CloudFront
9 6 (6.25%) Serverless
10 5 (5.21%) Amazon ELB
10 5 (5.21%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (5.21%) Route 53
11 4 (4.17%) GitHub
12 3 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (3.13%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.25%) DNS
1 6 (6.25%) Firewall
2 5 (5.21%) LAN
2 5 (5.21%) WAN
3 4 (4.17%) Network Security
3 4 (4.17%) VPN
4 3 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (3.13%) DMZ
5 2 (2.08%) BGP
5 2 (2.08%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (2.08%) Internet
5 2 (2.08%) Multicast
5 2 (2.08%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (2.08%) Wireless
5 2 (2.08%) WLAN
6 1 (1.04%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (1.04%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (1.04%) DMVPN
6 1 (1.04%) NX-OS
6 1 (1.04%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.33%) Azure SQL Database
3 7 (7.29%) Relational Database
4 6 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (6.25%) NoSQL
5 5 (5.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (5.21%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (5.21%) MongoDB
5 5 (5.21%) Redis
5 5 (5.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (3.13%) Data Lake
8 2 (2.08%) Aerospike
8 2 (2.08%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (2.08%) Couchbase
8 2 (2.08%) Hazelcast
8 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (2.08%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 14 (14.58%) Jenkins
2 10 (10.42%) JIRA
3 9 (9.38%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.21%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (3.13%) Bitbucket
5 3 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (3.13%) Selenium
5 3 (3.13%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (3.13%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.08%) Artifactory
6 2 (2.08%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.08%) IBM UrbanCode
6 2 (2.08%) JUnit
6 2 (2.08%) Mocha
6 2 (2.08%) SonarQube
6 2 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.08%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.08%) Zephyr
7 1 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.04%) Maven
General
1 36 (37.50%) Finance
2 12 (12.50%) Banking
3 9 (9.38%) Financial Institution
4 5 (5.21%) Retail
5 3 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.08%) Front Office
7 1 (1.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (20.83%) Developer
2 19 (19.79%) Architect
3 17 (17.71%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (11.46%) Azure DevOps
5 8 (8.33%) Azure Engineer
5 8 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
6 7 (7.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.25%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 6 (6.25%) Platform Engineer
7 6 (6.25%) Senior Developer
8 5 (5.21%) Azure Developer
8 5 (5.21%) Cloud Architect
8 5 (5.21%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (5.21%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (5.21%) Java Developer
8 5 (5.21%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (4.17%) Network Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.71%) JSON
2 13 (13.54%) .NET
3 10 (10.42%) Spring
4 8 (8.33%) RESTful
5 7 (7.29%) Node.js
5 7 (7.29%) Spring Boot
6 6 (6.25%) .NET Core
7 5 (5.21%) ASP.NET
7 5 (5.21%) SAML
8 4 (4.17%) .NET Framework
9 3 (3.13%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (3.13%) AngularJS
9 3 (3.13%) Apache Camel
9 3 (3.13%) HTML
9 3 (3.13%) LDAP
9 3 (3.13%) REST
9 3 (3.13%) Spring Cloud
9 3 (3.13%) Web Services
10 2 (2.08%) Kafka
10 2 (2.08%) React
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (9.38%) Hedge funds
2 7 (7.29%) Public Cloud
3 6 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 6 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (5.21%) Cloud Native
4 5 (5.21%) Reinsurance
5 4 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (4.17%) PKI
6 3 (3.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (3.13%) User Experience
7 2 (2.08%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.08%) Fintech
7 2 (2.08%) Fixed Income
7 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.08%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (2.08%) Tandem
8 1 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.71%) Windows
2 14 (14.58%) Linux
3 8 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.17%) Unix
5 3 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.08%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.04%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.04%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.04%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.04%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (41.67%) DevOps
3 24 (25.00%) Scrum
4 17 (17.71%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (16.67%) Analytics
5 16 (16.67%) Microservices
6 15 (15.63%) Continuous Delivery
6 15 (15.63%) Kanban
6 15 (15.63%) TDD
7 14 (14.58%) Migration
7 14 (14.58%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (11.46%) Deployment Automation
9 10 (10.42%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (9.38%) SDLC
10 9 (9.38%) Waterfall
11 8 (8.33%) High Availability
11 8 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 8 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
11 8 (8.33%) ITIL
11 8 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (26.04%) PowerShell
2 19 (19.79%) SQL
3 15 (15.63%) Java
4 13 (13.54%) Python
5 9 (9.38%) Go
5 9 (9.38%) Ruby
6 6 (6.25%) C#
7 5 (5.21%) Bash Shell
7 5 (5.21%) Java 8
7 5 (5.21%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.13%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.08%) Perl
9 2 (2.08%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.04%) ES6
10 1 (1.04%) PHP
10 1 (1.04%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.21%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (5.21%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.17%) CISSP
4 3 (3.13%) CCNA
4 3 (3.13%) Degree
4 3 (3.13%) MCSE
4 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.13%) TOGAF Certification
5 2 (2.08%) CEH
5 2 (2.08%) CISA
5 2 (2.08%) CISM
5 2 (2.08%) SANS
6 1 (1.04%) CCIE
6 1 (1.04%) CCNP
6 1 (1.04%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (1.04%) MCSD
6 1 (1.04%) MCTS
6 1 (1.04%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.04%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.17%) QA
2 3 (3.13%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.04%) FedRAMP
3 1 (1.04%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (11.46%) Docker
3 4 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (3.13%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (17.71%) Kubernetes
2 11 (11.46%) Puppet
3 9 (9.38%) Ansible
3 9 (9.38%) Terraform
4 5 (5.21%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (5.21%) Single Sign-On
4 5 (5.21%) Sysdig
5 3 (3.13%) SCCM
6 2 (2.08%) Consul
6 2 (2.08%) CSIRT
6 2 (2.08%) Nagios
6 2 (2.08%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (2.08%) Packer
7 1 (1.04%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.04%) CASB
7 1 (1.04%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.04%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (1.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (38.54%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.50%) Splunk
3 9 (9.38%) Oracle
4 7 (7.29%) Cisco
5 6 (6.25%) AppDynamics
5 6 (6.25%) Google
6 5 (5.21%) New Relic
6 5 (5.21%) Progress
6 5 (5.21%) VMware
7 3 (3.13%) MuleSoft
8 2 (2.08%) BT
8 2 (2.08%) F5
8 2 (2.08%) Forcepoint
8 2 (2.08%) IBM
8 2 (2.08%) Juniper
8 2 (2.08%) Micro Focus
9 1 (1.04%) CA
9 1 (1.04%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.04%) Citrix
9 1 (1.04%) SAP