Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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 21 September 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)
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 51 75
Rank change year-on-year +7 +24 -
Contract jobs citing PaaS 29 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 3.46% 1.52% 0.82%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.42% 10.99% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 8 4
Coventry median daily rate £600 £425 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.18% +1.49% -
10th Percentile £425 £368 £369
90th Percentile £618 £490 £526
West Midlands median daily rate £525 £480 £500
% change year-on-year +9.38% -4.00% +16.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Coventry median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands 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 Coventry with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Coventry
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 254 91 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 30.35% 13.79% 12.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 60 91
Coventry median daily rate £458 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.65% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £312 £313
90th Percentile £600 £509 £519
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 1
Coventry median hourly rate £20.75 £20.00 £13.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +46.20% -40.52%
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year +1.69% -1.67% -16.67%

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

Job postings citing PaaS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Coventry.

Job vacancy trend for PaaS in Coventry

PaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PaaS in Coventry.

Contractor daily rate trend for PaaS in Coventry

PaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PaaS in Coventry over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PaaS in Coventry

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 Coventry region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 26 (89.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (79.31%) DevOps
2 23 (79.31%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (62.07%) .NET
4 17 (58.62%) IaaS
4 17 (58.62%) SaaS
4 17 (58.62%) SQL Server
5 16 (55.17%) Windows
5 16 (55.17%) PowerShell
6 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
6 15 (51.72%) C#
6 15 (51.72%) Windows Server
7 14 (48.28%) Public Cloud
7 14 (48.28%) SQL
8 12 (41.38%) T-SQL
8 12 (41.38%) Visual Studio
8 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
8 12 (41.38%) WSUS
8 12 (41.38%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (41.38%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (37.93%) Security Cleared
10 10 (34.48%) Cybersecurity
11 9 (31.03%) JSON
12 8 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
14 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
14 6 (20.69%) Scrum
14 6 (20.69%) Continuous Delivery
15 5 (17.24%) Degree

PaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 2 (6.90%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 26 (89.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (58.62%) IaaS
2 17 (58.62%) SaaS
3 12 (41.38%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (13.79%) GitHub
5 4 (13.79%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (13.79%) Office 365
6 1 (3.45%) Force.com
6 1 (3.45%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) Network Security
2 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (58.62%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (6.90%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (3.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (41.38%) Team Foundation Server
1 12 (41.38%) Visual Studio
2 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (13.79%) GitLab
4 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
4 3 (10.34%) JIRA
5 2 (6.90%) Ant
5 2 (6.90%) Bitbucket
5 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
5 2 (6.90%) JUnit
5 2 (6.90%) Maven
5 2 (6.90%) Selenium
5 2 (6.90%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (6.90%) Subversion
5 2 (6.90%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (13.79%) Aerospace
1 4 (13.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (34.48%) Cybersecurity Engineer
2 10 (34.48%) Security Engineer
3 8 (27.59%) Architect
4 6 (20.69%) Azure DevOps
4 6 (20.69%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) Azure Engineer
5 5 (17.24%) Senior DevOps
5 5 (17.24%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 4 (13.79%) Information Architect
6 4 (13.79%) Information Security Architect
6 4 (13.79%) Security Architect
6 4 (13.79%) Security Solutions Architect
6 4 (13.79%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (10.34%) Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Java Architect
8 2 (6.90%) Java Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Lead Architect
8 2 (6.90%) Lead Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (62.07%) .NET
2 9 (31.03%) JSON
3 4 (13.79%) OAuth
3 4 (13.79%) OAuth2
3 4 (13.79%) SAML
4 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
4 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
4 3 (10.34%) jQuery
4 3 (10.34%) REST
4 3 (10.34%) SOAP
5 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
5 2 (6.90%) Hibernate
5 2 (6.90%) Java EE
5 2 (6.90%) JPA
5 2 (6.90%) Spring
5 2 (6.90%) Spring MVC
6 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (3.45%) Dapper ORM
6 1 (3.45%) Visualforce
6 1 (3.45%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (48.28%) Public Cloud
2 4 (13.79%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (13.79%) Mobile App
2 4 (13.79%) PKI
2 4 (13.79%) User Experience
3 1 (3.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (55.17%) Windows
2 15 (51.72%) Windows Server
3 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (79.31%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (79.31%) DevOps
2 10 (34.48%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (20.69%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (20.69%) Scrum
5 5 (17.24%) Kanban
6 4 (13.79%) Cryptography
6 4 (13.79%) Ethical Hacking
6 4 (13.79%) Identity Management
6 4 (13.79%) Information Security
6 4 (13.79%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
6 4 (13.79%) SABSA
6 4 (13.79%) SDLC
6 4 (13.79%) Security Architecture
6 4 (13.79%) SIEM
6 4 (13.79%) Threat Management
6 4 (13.79%) TOGAF
6 4 (13.79%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) PowerShell
2 15 (51.72%) C#
3 14 (48.28%) SQL
4 12 (41.38%) T-SQL
5 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.90%) Java
7 1 (3.45%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
3 5 (17.24%) Degree
4 4 (13.79%) CEH
4 4 (13.79%) CISM
4 4 (13.79%) CISSP
5 3 (10.34%) BC Cleared
5 3 (10.34%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) GCP
1 4 (13.79%) GDPR
System Software
1 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.79%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (3.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (41.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) SAP
3 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com