Period
to 21 February 2019

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 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)
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 34 59 69
Rank change year-on-year +25 +10 -5
Contract jobs citing PaaS 53 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 5.52% 1.72% 1.38%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.06% 7.98% 10.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 10 9
Coventry median daily rate £463 £488 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.13% +21.88% -
10th Percentile £312 £409 £331
90th Percentile £603 £622 £426
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £488 £400
% change year-on-year -2.56% +21.88% -28.57%
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 377 163 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 39.23% 21.56% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 116 97
Coventry median daily rate £450 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.65% +14.67%
10th Percentile £310 £341 £313
90th Percentile £600 £563 £582
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 3
Coventry median hourly rate £11.75 £16.55 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.00% +3.44% -
10th Percentile £10.88 £13.75 £12.00
90th Percentile £18.55 £19.32 £17.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £12.93 £13.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -4.26% -15.63% +18.52%

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 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PaaS in Coventry

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

1 45 (84.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (66.04%) SaaS
3 27 (50.94%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (47.17%) C#
5 24 (45.28%) SQL Server
6 23 (43.40%) IaaS
7 22 (41.51%) Visual Studio
8 21 (39.62%) SQL
8 21 (39.62%) .NET
8 21 (39.62%) SOAP
8 21 (39.62%) REST
9 20 (37.74%) Team Foundation Server
10 18 (33.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 18 (33.96%) Data Migration
10 18 (33.96%) T-SQL
10 18 (33.96%) Migration
10 18 (33.96%) Microservices
11 17 (32.08%) Git (software)
11 17 (32.08%) JSON
11 17 (32.08%) Data Analysis
11 17 (32.08%) NServiceBus
12 16 (30.19%) DevOps
12 16 (30.19%) Azure Data Factory
13 13 (24.53%) Publishing
13 13 (24.53%) XML
14 12 (22.64%) PowerShell
14 12 (22.64%) .NET Framework
15 11 (20.75%) SQL Server 2012
15 11 (20.75%) .NET Core
16 10 (18.87%) API Development

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 17 (32.08%) NServiceBus
2 3 (5.66%) Confluence
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 45 (84.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (66.04%) SaaS
3 23 (43.40%) IaaS
4 16 (30.19%) Azure Data Factory
5 4 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (5.66%) Azure Functions
6 3 (5.66%) Serverless
7 2 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.89%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (45.28%) SQL Server
2 18 (33.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (20.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (13.21%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.89%) DB2
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 22 (41.51%) Visual Studio
2 20 (37.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (32.08%) Git (software)
4 9 (16.98%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (5.66%) JIRA
5 3 (5.66%) Selenium
5 3 (5.66%) SpecFlow
5 3 (5.66%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (24.53%) Publishing
2 6 (11.32%) Finance
3 4 (7.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (33.96%) Developer
2 15 (28.30%) .NET Developer
3 11 (20.75%) Analyst
4 9 (16.98%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (15.09%) Azure Engineer
6 7 (13.21%) Azure DevOps
7 6 (11.32%) Analyst Developer
7 6 (11.32%) Architect
7 6 (11.32%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 6 (11.32%) Data Analyst
7 6 (11.32%) SSIS Developer
8 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (5.66%) Administrator
9 3 (5.66%) Business Analyst
9 3 (5.66%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 3 (5.66%) Integration Tester
9 3 (5.66%) Security Architect
9 3 (5.66%) SSIS Analyst
9 3 (5.66%) Systems Tester
9 3 (5.66%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (39.62%) .NET
1 21 (39.62%) REST
1 21 (39.62%) SOAP
2 17 (32.08%) JSON
3 13 (24.53%) XML
4 12 (22.64%) .NET Framework
5 11 (20.75%) .NET Core
6 10 (18.87%) XML Schema
7 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (5.66%) Gherkin
8 3 (5.66%) OAuth
8 3 (5.66%) OpenID
8 3 (5.66%) Swagger
8 3 (5.66%) WSDL
9 1 (1.89%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.89%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Public Cloud
2 4 (7.55%) User Experience
3 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.77%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.77%) PKI
4 1 (1.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.32%) Windows
1 6 (11.32%) Windows Server
2 2 (3.77%) Linux
3 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.89%) VMS
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.94%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (33.96%) Data Migration
2 18 (33.96%) Microservices
2 18 (33.96%) Migration
3 17 (32.08%) Data Analysis
4 16 (30.19%) DevOps
5 10 (18.87%) API Development
5 10 (18.87%) Validation
6 7 (13.21%) Data Acquisition
6 7 (13.21%) Data Virtualisation
6 7 (13.21%) Mentoring
7 6 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (9.43%) Analytics
8 5 (9.43%) Business Analysis
8 5 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (9.43%) Collaborative Working
8 5 (9.43%) Scenario Testing
8 5 (9.43%) SDLC
9 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 4 (7.55%) Sprint Planning
Programming Languages
1 25 (47.17%) C#
2 21 (39.62%) SQL
3 18 (33.96%) T-SQL
4 12 (22.64%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.77%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.89%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) CISM
1 3 (5.66%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) PMO
2 2 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.77%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (18.87%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) SCCM
2 1 (1.89%) Ansible
2 1 (1.89%) Packer
2 1 (1.89%) SCOM
2 1 (1.89%) Terraform
2 1 (1.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (7.55%) Citrix
1 4 (7.55%) Oracle
1 4 (7.55%) VMware
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft