Period
to 28 January 2020

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 28 January 2020 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
28 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 132 161 190
Rank change year-on-year +29 +29 -27
Contract jobs citing PaaS 70 91 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.43% 1.34% 0.94%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.41% 4.88% 4.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 70 55
City of London median daily rate £563 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +10.53% -2.56%
10th Percentile £413 £400 £323
90th Percentile £675 £676 £670
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £52.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £52.00 - -

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 1,586 1,866 1,384
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 32.37% 27.47% 19.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,243 1,482 1,127
City of London median daily rate £515 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.90% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £319
90th Percentile £663 £662 £638
Central London median daily rate £513 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 20
City of London median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.14% -2.78% -51.46%
10th Percentile £18.71 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £23.72 £23.75 £32.73
Central London median hourly rate £20.25 £18.76 £18.50
% change year-on-year +7.97% +1.38% -7.13%

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 28 January 2020.

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 28 January 2020. 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 +49 5 £500 -
Moorgate - 4 £550 -
PaaS
Central London

For the 6 months to 28 January 2020, 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 50 (71.43%) Azure
2 46 (65.71%) IaaS
3 35 (50.00%) DevOps
4 33 (47.14%) Microsoft
5 28 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (30.00%) SQL
7 19 (27.14%) .NET
7 19 (27.14%) Kubernetes
8 18 (25.71%) Windows
8 18 (25.71%) SaaS
9 17 (24.29%) PowerShell
9 17 (24.29%) Active Directory
9 17 (24.29%) Migration
10 15 (21.43%) Finance
10 15 (21.43%) C#
10 15 (21.43%) SQL Server
11 14 (20.00%) AWS
12 13 (18.57%) Ansible
12 13 (18.57%) Microservices
13 12 (17.14%) Greenfield Project
14 11 (15.71%) Docker
14 11 (15.71%) JavaScript
14 11 (15.71%) VMware
15 10 (14.29%) Scrum
15 10 (14.29%) Office 365
16 9 (12.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 9 (12.86%) Infrastructure as Code
16 9 (12.86%) Azure Active Directory
16 9 (12.86%) RESTful
16 9 (12.86%) Azure SQL Database

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 (12.86%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.57%) Confluence
3 5 (7.14%) CMS
3 5 (7.14%) IIS
3 5 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (7.14%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (7.14%) Umbraco
4 3 (4.29%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.86%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (2.86%) Ethereum
5 2 (2.86%) Hyperledger
5 2 (2.86%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.86%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.86%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (2.86%) R3 Corda
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 50 (71.43%) Azure
2 46 (65.71%) IaaS
3 18 (25.71%) SaaS
4 14 (20.00%) AWS
5 10 (14.29%) Office 365
6 9 (12.86%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (7.14%) GCP
7 5 (7.14%) npm
8 4 (5.71%) OpenShift
9 3 (4.29%) Azure Stack
9 3 (4.29%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (4.29%) Serverless
10 2 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (2.86%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (2.86%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (2.86%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 2 (2.86%) GitHub
10 2 (2.86%) Power Platform
10 2 (2.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (1.43%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.86%) DNS
2 8 (11.43%) DHCP
3 4 (5.71%) VPN
4 3 (4.29%) Firewall
5 2 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (2.86%) HTTP
5 2 (2.86%) MPLS
5 2 (2.86%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
5 2 (2.86%) Skype
5 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.86%) VoIP
6 1 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.43%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.43%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.43%) NAS
6 1 (1.43%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.43%) Network Security
6 1 (1.43%) SAN
6 1 (1.43%) SMTP
6 1 (1.43%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.86%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (5.71%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (5.71%) Redis
4 3 (4.29%) MySQL
4 3 (4.29%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.86%) Blockchain
5 2 (2.86%) Power BI
5 2 (2.86%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.43%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.43%) Big Data
6 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.43%) DB2
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2017
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (11.43%) Git (software)
1 8 (11.43%) TeamCity
2 7 (10.00%) JIRA
2 7 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 6 (8.57%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (7.14%) Grunt
4 5 (7.14%) gulp
4 5 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 4 (5.71%) SpecFlow
6 3 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.86%) Selenium
7 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (1.43%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.43%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.43%) Maven
8 1 (1.43%) MSI
8 1 (1.43%) NUnit
8 1 (1.43%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.43%) WiX
General
1 15 (21.43%) Finance
2 6 (8.57%) Banking
3 3 (4.29%) Retail
4 2 (2.86%) Back Office
5 1 (1.43%) Law
5 1 (1.43%) Marketing
5 1 (1.43%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 19 (27.14%) Azure Engineer
1 19 (27.14%) Developer
2 15 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (18.57%) Azure DevOps
4 10 (14.29%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 7 (10.00%) Architect
5 7 (10.00%) Data Centre Manager
5 7 (10.00%) Data Migration Manager
5 7 (10.00%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 7 (10.00%) Migration Manager
5 7 (10.00%) Programme Manager
6 5 (7.14%) Sitecore Developer
7 4 (5.71%) .NET Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Azure Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) .NET Developer - Fintech
8 3 (4.29%) Cloud Architect
8 3 (4.29%) Consultant
8 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (4.29%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (27.14%) .NET
2 9 (12.86%) RESTful
3 8 (11.43%) Web Services
4 6 (8.57%) .NET Core
4 6 (8.57%) AngularJS
4 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET
4 6 (8.57%) CSS
4 6 (8.57%) HTML
4 6 (8.57%) REST
5 5 (7.14%) .NET Framework
5 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (7.14%) Razor View Engine
5 5 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (7.14%) YAML
6 3 (4.29%) GraphQL
6 3 (4.29%) OAuth
6 3 (4.29%) OAuth2
6 3 (4.29%) React
6 3 (4.29%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (4.29%) RxJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.14%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.29%) PKI
3 3 (4.29%) User Experience
4 2 (2.86%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.86%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.86%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.43%) AS400
5 1 (1.43%) Clustering
5 1 (1.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.43%) iSeries
5 1 (1.43%) Replication
5 1 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.71%) Windows
2 6 (8.57%) Windows Server
3 5 (7.14%) Linux
3 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.29%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.86%) VMS
7 1 (1.43%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (50.00%) DevOps
2 28 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (24.29%) Migration
4 13 (18.57%) Microservices
5 10 (14.29%) Scrum
6 9 (12.86%) Infrastructure as Code
6 9 (12.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 8 (11.43%) Analytics
7 8 (11.43%) Kanban
7 8 (11.43%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (11.43%) TDD
8 7 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (10.00%) Service Delivery
8 7 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (8.57%) ERP
10 5 (7.14%) CRM
10 5 (7.14%) MVC
11 4 (5.71%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 21 (30.00%) SQL
2 17 (24.29%) PowerShell
3 15 (21.43%) C#
4 11 (15.71%) JavaScript
5 9 (12.86%) Java
6 8 (11.43%) Python
7 7 (10.00%) Bash Shell
8 5 (7.14%) Ruby
9 2 (2.86%) C++
9 2 (2.86%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.43%) Go
10 1 (1.43%) Java 8
10 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.43%) RPG
10 1 (1.43%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.86%) Degree
4 1 (1.43%) MCSA
4 1 (1.43%) MCSE
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) GDPR
1 2 (2.86%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.86%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (24.29%) Active Directory
2 11 (15.71%) Docker
3 7 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (7.14%) vSphere
5 3 (4.29%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.43%) UAG
Systems Management
1 19 (27.14%) Kubernetes
2 13 (18.57%) Ansible
3 7 (10.00%) Terraform
4 5 (7.14%) SCOM
5 4 (5.71%) Puppet
5 4 (5.71%) SCCM
6 2 (2.86%) MIIS
6 2 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.86%) WSUS
7 1 (1.43%) CASB
7 1 (1.43%) Consul
7 1 (1.43%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (1.43%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.43%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 33 (47.14%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.71%) VMware
3 6 (8.57%) Atlassian
3 6 (8.57%) Sitecore
4 5 (7.14%) Google
5 3 (4.29%) Cisco
5 3 (4.29%) Citrix
6 2 (2.86%) Splunk
7 1 (1.43%) Aerohive Networks
7 1 (1.43%) Apple
7 1 (1.43%) Darktrace
7 1 (1.43%) Forcepoint
7 1 (1.43%) ForgeRock
7 1 (1.43%) Juniper
7 1 (1.43%) Meraki
7 1 (1.43%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.43%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.43%) Symantec
7 1 (1.43%) Tableau
7 1 (1.43%) Zscaler