Period
to 17 February 2019

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 17 February 2019 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
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 158 178 161
Rank change year-on-year +20 -17 +46
Contract jobs citing PaaS 95 76 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.42% 1.08% 1.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.30% 5.40% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 61 65
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £413 £313 £355
90th Percentile £662 £638 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - -9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 1,792 1,407 854
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 26.71% 19.93% 13.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,427 1,145 718
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £325 £319 £350
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 4
City of London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £21.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -10.07% -12.80%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £14.72
90th Percentile £23.75 £39.63 £46.71
Central London median hourly rate £18.76 £19.00 £19.92
% change year-on-year -1.26% -4.62% -11.92%

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 17 February 2019.

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 17 February 2019. 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 17 February 2019, 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 76 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (53.68%) IaaS
3 47 (49.47%) DevOps
4 46 (48.42%) Microsoft
5 37 (38.95%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (35.79%) Amazon AWS
7 31 (32.63%) PowerShell
8 29 (30.53%) Finance
8 29 (30.53%) Active Directory
8 29 (30.53%) SQL
9 26 (27.37%) Docker
10 24 (25.26%) Microservices
11 23 (24.21%) Office 365
11 23 (24.21%) SaaS
12 21 (22.11%) Kubernetes
13 19 (20.00%) Windows
14 18 (18.95%) Migration
14 18 (18.95%) Git (software)
14 18 (18.95%) Azure Active Directory
15 17 (17.89%) Jenkins
15 17 (17.89%) Scrum
15 17 (17.89%) C#
16 15 (15.79%) Analytics
16 15 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
17 14 (14.74%) Java
17 14 (14.74%) SQL Server
17 14 (14.74%) Linux
17 14 (14.74%) TDD
17 14 (14.74%) Visual Studio Team System
18 13 (13.68%) Ansible

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 8 (8.42%) Cloud Foundry
1 8 (8.42%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.21%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (4.21%) IIS
3 3 (3.16%) Confluence
3 3 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.11%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.11%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.05%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.05%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (6.32%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Sentinel
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 76 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (53.68%) IaaS
3 34 (35.79%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (24.21%) Office 365
4 23 (24.21%) SaaS
5 18 (18.95%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (7.37%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (7.37%) Serverless
7 6 (6.32%) Datadog
8 5 (5.26%) GitHub
9 4 (4.21%) Azure Functions
10 3 (3.16%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (3.16%) npm
10 3 (3.16%) OpenShift
11 2 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (2.11%) IBM Cloud
11 2 (2.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (1.05%) Amazon S3
12 1 (1.05%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
12 1 (1.05%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.42%) Firewall
2 5 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (5.26%) LAN
2 5 (5.26%) WAN
3 4 (4.21%) DNS
3 4 (4.21%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (2.11%) AMQP
4 2 (2.11%) DMZ
4 2 (2.11%) iSCSI
4 2 (2.11%) Network Security
4 2 (2.11%) SAN
4 2 (2.11%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.05%) FTP
5 1 (1.05%) HTTP
5 1 (1.05%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.05%) Multicast
5 1 (1.05%) SSL
5 1 (1.05%) VPN
5 1 (1.05%) Wireless
5 1 (1.05%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.74%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.47%) Azure SQL Database
3 8 (8.42%) NoSQL
4 7 (7.37%) Redis
5 5 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (4.21%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (4.21%) Cosmos DB
6 4 (4.21%) CouchDB
6 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (4.21%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (3.16%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.16%) Big Data
7 3 (3.16%) Data Lake
7 3 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.11%) Couchbase
8 2 (2.11%) Hazelcast
8 2 (2.11%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (18.95%) Git (software)
2 17 (17.89%) Jenkins
3 14 (14.74%) Visual Studio Team System
4 10 (10.53%) JIRA
5 8 (8.42%) Bitbucket
6 7 (7.37%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (7.37%) SpecFlow
7 6 (6.32%) SonarQube
8 5 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (5.26%) TeamCity
9 3 (3.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (3.16%) MSTest
9 3 (3.16%) NUnit
9 3 (3.16%) QUnit
9 3 (3.16%) Selenium
9 3 (3.16%) Visual Studio
9 3 (3.16%) Visual Studio Code
10 2 (2.11%) Artifactory
10 2 (2.11%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (2.11%) Zephyr
General
1 29 (30.53%) Finance
2 6 (6.32%) Banking
2 6 (6.32%) Retail
3 4 (4.21%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.11%) Legal
4 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.05%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (23.16%) Developer
1 22 (23.16%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (20.00%) Architect
3 17 (17.89%) Azure Engineer
4 12 (12.63%) Azure DevOps
5 8 (8.42%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 8 (8.42%) Cloud Architect
5 8 (8.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (7.37%) Azure Architect
6 7 (7.37%) Azure Developer
6 7 (7.37%) Senior Developer
6 7 (7.37%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (6.32%) Cloud Engineer
8 5 (5.26%) .NET Developer
8 5 (5.26%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (5.26%) Java Developer
8 5 (5.26%) Office 365 Engineer
8 5 (5.26%) React Developer
9 4 (4.21%) C# Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.63%) RESTful
2 11 (11.58%) .NET
2 11 (11.58%) JSON
3 10 (10.53%) Web Services
4 8 (8.42%) .NET Core
5 7 (7.37%) Kafka
5 7 (7.37%) Node.js
5 7 (7.37%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (7.37%) Spring
5 7 (7.37%) Spring Boot
6 6 (6.32%) HTML
6 6 (6.32%) REST
7 5 (5.26%) ASP.NET
7 5 (5.26%) CSS
8 4 (4.21%) Redux
9 3 (3.16%) Elastic Stack
10 2 (2.11%) Apache Camel
10 2 (2.11%) React
10 2 (2.11%) Socket.IO
10 2 (2.11%) Vert.x
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.53%) Public Cloud
2 7 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.32%) Hedge funds
4 5 (5.26%) Cloud Native
4 5 (5.26%) Tandem
5 4 (4.21%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.21%) Fintech
6 3 (3.16%) Clustering
6 3 (3.16%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (3.16%) Reference Data
7 2 (2.11%) Contactless
7 2 (2.11%) PKI
8 1 (1.05%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.05%) iPad
8 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.05%) Robotics
8 1 (1.05%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (20.00%) Windows
2 14 (14.74%) Linux
3 13 (13.68%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.26%) Unix
5 3 (3.16%) Mesosphere
5 3 (3.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.11%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.11%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (49.47%) DevOps
2 37 (38.95%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (25.26%) Microservices
4 18 (18.95%) Migration
5 17 (17.89%) Scrum
6 15 (15.79%) Analytics
6 15 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
7 14 (14.74%) TDD
8 12 (12.63%) BDD
9 11 (11.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 11 (11.58%) Kanban
9 11 (11.58%) SDLC
10 10 (10.53%) Pair Programming
11 8 (8.42%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (7.37%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (7.37%) Problem-Solving
12 7 (7.37%) Software Engineering
13 6 (6.32%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (6.32%) Enterprise Architecture
13 6 (6.32%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 31 (32.63%) PowerShell
2 29 (30.53%) SQL
3 17 (17.89%) C#
4 14 (14.74%) Java
5 10 (10.53%) Python
6 8 (8.42%) JavaScript
7 6 (6.32%) Go
8 2 (2.11%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.11%) Java 8
8 2 (2.11%) Perl
8 2 (2.11%) PHP
8 2 (2.11%) Ruby
8 2 (2.11%) VB
9 1 (1.05%) ES6
9 1 (1.05%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.05%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.05%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (6.32%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (5.26%) CCNA
2 5 (5.26%) Degree
3 4 (4.21%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.16%) MCSE
4 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.16%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.05%) CCIE
5 1 (1.05%) CISA
5 1 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.05%) CRISC
5 1 (1.05%) MCSA
5 1 (1.05%) MCSD
5 1 (1.05%) MCTS
5 1 (1.05%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.05%) PMP
5 1 (1.05%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.05%) FedRAMP
1 1 (1.05%) HIPAA
1 1 (1.05%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.05%) QA
1 1 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (30.53%) Active Directory
2 26 (27.37%) Docker
3 3 (3.16%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.16%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 21 (22.11%) Kubernetes
2 13 (13.68%) Ansible
3 10 (10.53%) Puppet
3 10 (10.53%) Single Sign-On
4 8 (8.42%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (7.37%) Terraform
6 6 (6.32%) SCCM
7 4 (4.21%) logstash
7 4 (4.21%) Marathon
7 4 (4.21%) Mesos
8 3 (3.16%) Kibana
8 3 (3.16%) SCOM
8 3 (3.16%) SCOrch
9 2 (2.11%) Consul
9 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (2.11%) Nagios
9 2 (2.11%) QRadar
9 2 (2.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (1.05%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 46 (48.42%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.53%) Oracle
3 9 (9.47%) VMware
4 7 (7.37%) Cisco
4 7 (7.37%) Google
5 5 (5.26%) Splunk
6 3 (3.16%) Citrix
6 3 (3.16%) F5
7 2 (2.11%) AppDynamics
7 2 (2.11%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.11%) IBM
7 2 (2.11%) Micro Focus
7 2 (2.11%) New Relic
7 2 (2.11%) Symantec
8 1 (1.05%) CA
8 1 (1.05%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.05%) Forcepoint
8 1 (1.05%) Juniper
8 1 (1.05%) Okta
8 1 (1.05%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud