Period
to 17 October 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 October 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 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 163 163 189
Rank change year-on-year 0 +26 +26
Contract jobs citing PaaS 65 98 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.09% 1.40% 0.76%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.26% 5.26% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 80 46
City of London median daily rate £550 £525 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% -8.70% -
10th Percentile £459 £400 £393
90th Percentile £725 £700 £738
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £575
% change year-on-year +4.76% -8.70% +6.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
City of London median hourly rate £52.00 - £34.36
Central London median hourly rate £52.00 - £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 1,992 1,862 1,131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 33.40% 26.52% 16.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,580 1,524 906
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £331 £338 £311
90th Percentile £663 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £520 £500
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 18
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -32.71%
10th Percentile £18.68 £13.00 £12.39
90th Percentile £35.55 £30.23 £28.41
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -39.68%

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 October 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 October 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 - 9 £500 - 2
Moorgate - 6 £550 -
PaaS
Central London

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 46 (70.77%) Azure
2 40 (61.54%) IaaS
3 34 (52.31%) Microsoft
4 31 (47.69%) DevOps
5 23 (35.38%) Finance
6 22 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (32.31%) PowerShell
8 20 (30.77%) SaaS
8 20 (30.77%) SQL
9 19 (29.23%) .NET
9 19 (29.23%) Docker
10 17 (26.15%) Kubernetes
11 16 (24.62%) SQL Server
11 16 (24.62%) AWS
12 15 (23.08%) Windows
13 14 (21.54%) JavaScript
13 14 (21.54%) Microservices
13 14 (21.54%) Greenfield Project
14 13 (20.00%) C#
15 12 (18.46%) Migration
15 12 (18.46%) Problem-Solving
16 11 (16.92%) SharePoint
16 11 (16.92%) Continuous Integration
17 10 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
17 10 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
17 10 (15.38%) Banking
17 10 (15.38%) Infrastructure as Code
18 9 (13.85%) .NET Core
18 9 (13.85%) Terraform
18 9 (13.85%) Active Directory

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 11 (16.92%) SharePoint
2 7 (10.77%) IIS
3 5 (7.69%) CMS
3 5 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (7.69%) Umbraco
4 3 (4.62%) OpenStack
5 2 (3.08%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (3.08%) Confluence
5 2 (3.08%) Ethereum
5 2 (3.08%) Hyperledger
6 1 (1.54%) MS Project Server
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.54%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.08%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle FAH
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle iProcurement
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 2 (3.08%) R3 Corda
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.54%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 46 (70.77%) Azure
2 40 (61.54%) IaaS
3 20 (30.77%) SaaS
4 16 (24.62%) AWS
5 8 (12.31%) Office 365
6 6 (9.23%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (7.69%) npm
8 4 (6.15%) GCP
8 4 (6.15%) Power Platform
9 3 (4.62%) OpenShift
10 2 (3.08%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (3.08%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (3.08%) GitHub
10 2 (3.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (1.54%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (1.54%) Mimecast
11 1 (1.54%) OneDrive
11 1 (1.54%) Serverless
11 1 (1.54%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.23%) VPN
2 3 (4.62%) Firewall
3 2 (3.08%) DHCP
3 2 (3.08%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
3 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.08%) Unified Communications
3 2 (3.08%) VLAN
4 1 (1.54%) AMQP
4 1 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.54%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.54%) DNS
4 1 (1.54%) HTTP
4 1 (1.54%) NAS
4 1 (1.54%) Network Security
4 1 (1.54%) SAN
4 1 (1.54%) Skype
4 1 (1.54%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (1.54%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (24.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.15%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (6.15%) Power BI
3 3 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.62%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.08%) Blockchain
4 2 (3.08%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.54%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.54%) Big Data
5 1 (1.54%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.54%) SAP HANA
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2017
5 1 (1.54%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 9 (13.85%) Visual Studio
2 8 (12.31%) TeamCity
3 7 (10.77%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (9.23%) Jenkins
5 5 (7.69%) Grunt
5 5 (7.69%) gulp
6 4 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (6.15%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (4.62%) Git (software)
7 3 (4.62%) JIRA
8 1 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.54%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.54%) MSI
8 1 (1.54%) Selenium
8 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (1.54%) WiX
General
1 23 (35.38%) Finance
2 10 (15.38%) Banking
3 3 (4.62%) Legal
4 2 (3.08%) Environmental Health
4 2 (3.08%) International Banking
4 2 (3.08%) Law
4 2 (3.08%) Marketing
4 2 (3.08%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (26.15%) Developer
2 13 (20.00%) Architect
2 13 (20.00%) Azure Engineer
2 13 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (16.92%) Azure DevOps
4 8 (12.31%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 7 (10.77%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) Sitecore Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Azure Architect
7 4 (6.15%) Consultant
7 4 (6.15%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.62%) Cloud Architect
8 3 (4.62%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Technical Architect
9 2 (3.08%) Cloud Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Data Migration Manager
9 2 (3.08%) Database Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (29.23%) .NET
2 9 (13.85%) .NET Core
2 9 (13.85%) CSS
3 8 (12.31%) HTML
4 7 (10.77%) AngularJS
4 7 (10.77%) Web Services
5 6 (9.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (7.69%) .NET Framework
6 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET
6 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (7.69%) Razor View Engine
6 5 (7.69%) RESTful
7 4 (6.15%) React
7 4 (6.15%) REST
8 3 (4.62%) SOAP
8 3 (4.62%) XML
9 2 (3.08%) HTML5
9 2 (3.08%) SAML
9 2 (3.08%) Spring
9 2 (3.08%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.54%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (10.77%) Public Cloud
3 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.62%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.08%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.08%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.08%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (3.08%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (3.08%) Private Cloud
5 2 (3.08%) User Experience
6 1 (1.54%) AS400
6 1 (1.54%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.54%) Clustering
6 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.54%) iSeries
6 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.54%) PKI
6 1 (1.54%) Replication
6 1 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.08%) Windows
2 9 (13.85%) Linux
3 6 (9.23%) Windows Server
4 4 (6.15%) VMS
5 3 (4.62%) Unix
6 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.54%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (47.69%) DevOps
2 22 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (21.54%) Microservices
4 12 (18.46%) Migration
4 12 (18.46%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (16.92%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (15.38%) Infrastructure as Code
7 7 (10.77%) Analytics
7 7 (10.77%) High Availability
7 7 (10.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 6 (9.23%) MVC
8 6 (9.23%) Test Automation
9 5 (7.69%) ERP
9 5 (7.69%) Scrum
9 5 (7.69%) Service Delivery
10 4 (6.15%) CRM
11 3 (4.62%) Business Continuity
11 3 (4.62%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 21 (32.31%) PowerShell
2 20 (30.77%) SQL
3 14 (21.54%) JavaScript
4 13 (20.00%) C#
5 9 (13.85%) Bash Shell
6 8 (12.31%) Java
6 8 (12.31%) Python
7 3 (4.62%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.08%) C++
8 2 (3.08%) Ruby
9 1 (1.54%) Go
9 1 (1.54%) Java 8
9 1 (1.54%) RPG
9 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.54%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (7.69%) Degree
2 4 (6.15%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.08%) AWS Certification
3 2 (3.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.54%) CISSP
4 1 (1.54%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.54%) IISP
4 1 (1.54%) MCSA
4 1 (1.54%) MCSE
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.08%) GDPR
3 1 (1.54%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (29.23%) Docker
2 9 (13.85%) Active Directory
3 7 (10.77%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (4.62%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.54%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (26.15%) Kubernetes
2 9 (13.85%) Terraform
3 7 (10.77%) Ansible
4 5 (7.69%) Puppet
4 5 (7.69%) SCCM
5 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (4.62%) SCOM
6 2 (3.08%) CASB
6 2 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.54%) Consul
7 1 (1.54%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.54%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.54%) SCSM
7 1 (1.54%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.54%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 34 (52.31%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.23%) Sitecore
3 5 (7.69%) Oracle
4 4 (6.15%) Google
4 4 (6.15%) VMware
5 3 (4.62%) Splunk
6 2 (3.08%) MuleSoft
6 2 (3.08%) SAP
6 2 (3.08%) ServiceNow
6 2 (3.08%) Sybase
7 1 (1.54%) Aerohive Networks
7 1 (1.54%) Ariba
7 1 (1.54%) Cisco
7 1 (1.54%) Citrix
7 1 (1.54%) Concur
7 1 (1.54%) Darktrace
7 1 (1.54%) IBM
7 1 (1.54%) Juniper
7 1 (1.54%) Meraki
7 1 (1.54%) Zscaler