The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for PaaS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PaaS over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 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)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 92 94
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2  
Contract jobs citing PaaS 11 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.73% 0.30% 0.060%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.94% 6.76% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Median daily rate £549 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.22% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £464 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +3.05% +2.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -

PaaS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 123 74 49
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 8.13% 4.49% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 57 26
Median daily rate £395 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 9
Median hourly rate £10.75 £12.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.41% -33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.23 £10.40 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.38 £14.00 £20.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -23.05% -13.35%  

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing PaaS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for PaaS in the East Midlands

PaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PaaS in the East Midlands

PaaS
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire - 8 £515 - 1
Nottinghamshire +10 5 - -
Lincolnshire - 4 - -
Northamptonshire - 4 - -
Derbyshire - 2 £591 -
PaaS
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 22 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 22 (66.67%) IaaS
2 20 (60.61%) Linux
3 17 (51.52%) E-Commerce
3 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 15 (45.45%) Docker
5 14 (42.42%) Node.js
5 14 (42.42%) REST
6 13 (39.39%) Python
6 13 (39.39%) .NET
7 12 (36.36%) SQL
7 12 (36.36%) JSON
7 12 (36.36%) Apache Spark
7 12 (36.36%) HDInsight
7 12 (36.36%) Power BI
8 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
9 10 (30.30%) Continuous Delivery
9 10 (30.30%) MongoDB
9 10 (30.30%) Amazon AWS
10 9 (27.27%) Git (software)
10 9 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (27.27%) Ubuntu
11 8 (24.24%) Software Engineering
11 8 (24.24%) TDD
11 8 (24.24%) Scrum
11 8 (24.24%) SSL
11 8 (24.24%) HTTP
11 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
11 8 (24.24%) DNS

PaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 12 (36.36%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.03%) Confluence
2 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 22 (66.67%) IaaS
1 22 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (30.30%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (24.24%) Azure Machine Learning
4 7 (21.21%) SaaS
5 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (3.03%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (3.03%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) DNS
1 8 (24.24%) HTTP
1 8 (24.24%) SSL
1 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (36.36%) HDInsight
1 12 (36.36%) Power BI
2 10 (30.30%) MongoDB
3 8 (24.24%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (12.12%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (12.12%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (12.12%) Big Data
4 4 (12.12%) Data Lake
4 4 (12.12%) Hadoop
4 4 (12.12%) InfluxDB
4 4 (12.12%) NoSQL
4 4 (12.12%) OpenTSDB
4 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (3.03%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.12%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.03%) JIRA
3 1 (3.03%) Selenium
3 1 (3.03%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (12.12%) Advertising
1 4 (12.12%) Aerospace
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Marketing
3 2 (6.06%) Retail
3 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Architect
2 7 (21.21%) Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Azure Architect
3 6 (18.18%) MongoDB Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Node.js Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Platform Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Data Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) C# Developer
6 3 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Migration Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Web Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Data Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Data Migration Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) .NET Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Applications Support
8 1 (3.03%) Applications Support Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) SQL Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (42.42%) Node.js
1 14 (42.42%) REST
2 13 (39.39%) .NET
3 12 (36.36%) JSON
4 4 (12.12%) XML
5 3 (9.09%) Web Services
6 1 (3.03%) boto
6 1 (3.03%) Serverless Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.06%) Fintech
4 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.03%) EPoS
4 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (60.61%) Linux
2 9 (27.27%) Ubuntu
3 8 (24.24%) CoreOS
4 2 (6.06%) Windows
5 1 (3.03%) AIX
5 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.03%) Unix
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000
5 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (51.52%) E-Commerce
2 10 (30.30%) Continuous Delivery
3 9 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (24.24%) Kanban
4 8 (24.24%) Machine Learning
4 8 (24.24%) Scrum
4 8 (24.24%) SOA
4 8 (24.24%) Software Engineering
4 8 (24.24%) TDD
5 6 (18.18%) DevOps
5 6 (18.18%) Migration
6 5 (15.15%) Automated Testing
7 4 (12.12%) Business Process Improvement
7 4 (12.12%) Data Validation
7 4 (12.12%) Mathematics
7 4 (12.12%) Process Improvement
7 4 (12.12%) Re-Platforming
7 4 (12.12%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) Python
2 12 (36.36%) SQL
3 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 8 (24.24%) Scala
5 7 (21.21%) C#
6 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
7 4 (12.12%) R
8 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Degree
System Software
1 15 (45.45%) Docker
2 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) MuleSoft
2 4 (12.12%) Tableau
2 4 (12.12%) Talend
3 1 (3.03%) Google
3 1 (3.03%) SOASTA, Inc