Period
to 20 June 2018

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 6 months to 20 June 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 122 131
Rank change year-on-year +19 +9 +13
Contract jobs citing PaaS 44 22 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.54% 0.73% 0.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.63% 7.43% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 11 13
East Midlands median daily rate £500 £515 £1,000
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.91% -48.50% -
England median daily rate £513 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £55.00 £65.00 -
% change year-on-year -15.38% - -

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 East Midlands with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 457 296 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 15.96% 9.87% 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 177 127
East Midlands median daily rate £405 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% -3.03% +13.40%
10th Percentile £254 £263 £288
90th Percentile £563 £550 £625
England median daily rate £484 £458 £450
% change year-on-year +5.68% +1.78% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
East Midlands median hourly rate £10.79 £10.75 £11.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.40% -7.39% -35.51%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.11 £9.60
90th Percentile £12.73 £14.36 £14.93
England median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year - -2.54% -13.36%

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing PaaS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PaaS in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 20 June 2018. 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
Nottinghamshire 0 18 £525 -12.50%
Northamptonshire +3 15 £500 -4.76%
Leicestershire +14 8 £373 -27.67%
Lincolnshire +10 5 - -
PaaS
England

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 25 (56.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (52.27%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (43.18%) SaaS
3 19 (43.18%) DevOps
4 18 (40.91%) Docker
5 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (31.82%) SQL Server
7 13 (29.55%) Configuration Management
7 13 (29.55%) IaaS
8 12 (27.27%) Microservices
8 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
9 11 (25.00%) Jenkins
10 10 (22.73%) C#
10 10 (22.73%) Windows
10 10 (22.73%) Oracle
10 10 (22.73%) Computer Science
11 9 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (20.45%) Deployment Automation
12 8 (18.18%) Oracle Database
12 8 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
12 8 (18.18%) Degree
12 8 (18.18%) .NET
13 7 (15.91%) SQL
13 7 (15.91%) Java
13 7 (15.91%) Google
13 7 (15.91%) Cybersecurity
13 7 (15.91%) Analytics
13 7 (15.91%) Opscode Chef
13 7 (15.91%) MongoDB
14 6 (13.64%) Node.js

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 2 (4.55%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (4.55%) Confluence
1 2 (4.55%) Drupal
2 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.27%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 25 (56.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (52.27%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (43.18%) SaaS
4 13 (29.55%) IaaS
5 6 (13.64%) Office 365
6 5 (11.36%) GitHub
6 5 (11.36%) Google Analytics
7 3 (6.82%) OpenShift
8 2 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (2.27%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (2.27%) npm
9 1 (2.27%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) VPN
2 4 (9.09%) Firewall
3 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 8 (18.18%) Oracle Database
3 7 (15.91%) MongoDB
4 5 (11.36%) Azure SQL Database
4 5 (11.36%) NoSQL
5 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (4.55%) Big Data
7 2 (4.55%) MariaDB
8 1 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (13.64%) Bitbucket
3 5 (11.36%) JIRA
3 5 (11.36%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (11.36%) TeamCity
4 4 (9.09%) FishEye
4 4 (9.09%) Subversion
5 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
5 3 (6.82%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.27%) JUnit
6 1 (2.27%) Maven
6 1 (2.27%) MSI
6 1 (2.27%) Selenium
General
1 5 (11.36%) Advertising
1 5 (11.36%) Marketing
2 4 (9.09%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (43.18%) Architect
2 10 (22.73%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (20.45%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Azure Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Digital Architect
5 5 (11.36%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 5 (11.36%) E-Commerce Architect
5 5 (11.36%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
5 5 (11.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
6 4 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Applications Architect
7 3 (6.82%) AWS Architect
7 3 (6.82%) Azure Architect
7 3 (6.82%) Azure DevOps
7 3 (6.82%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.18%) .NET
2 6 (13.64%) Node.js
3 5 (11.36%) .NET Core
3 5 (11.36%) Kafka
3 5 (11.36%) Web Services
4 4 (9.09%) AngularJS
5 3 (6.82%) JSON
5 3 (6.82%) REST
6 2 (4.55%) Middleware
6 2 (4.55%) X-Windows
7 1 (2.27%) Ajax
7 1 (2.27%) CSS
7 1 (2.27%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.27%) Java EE
7 1 (2.27%) jQuery
7 1 (2.27%) SAML
7 1 (2.27%) SOAP
7 1 (2.27%) Spring
7 1 (2.27%) Spring MVC
7 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Computer Science
2 9 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (11.36%) Management Information System
4 4 (9.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (9.09%) Public Cloud
5 3 (6.82%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (6.82%) Life Science
6 2 (4.55%) N-Tier
6 2 (4.55%) User Experience
7 1 (2.27%) Cloud Native
7 1 (2.27%) CMDB
7 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.73%) Windows
2 5 (11.36%) VMS
2 5 (11.36%) Windows 10
2 5 (11.36%) Windows 8
3 4 (9.09%) CentOS
3 4 (9.09%) Linux
3 4 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) DevOps
2 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (29.55%) Configuration Management
4 12 (27.27%) Microservices
5 9 (20.45%) Deployment Automation
6 8 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (15.91%) Analytics
7 7 (15.91%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (13.64%) OO
9 5 (11.36%) BDD
9 5 (11.36%) Customer Requirements
9 5 (11.36%) E-Commerce
9 5 (11.36%) Infrastructure Management
9 5 (11.36%) Network Architecture
9 5 (11.36%) Network Virtualisation
9 5 (11.36%) SIEM
9 5 (11.36%) SOA
9 5 (11.36%) TDD
10 4 (9.09%) DDoS Mitigation
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.73%) C#
2 7 (15.91%) Java
2 7 (15.91%) SQL
3 6 (13.64%) PowerShell
4 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.82%) C
5 3 (6.82%) Go
6 2 (4.55%) PHP
6 2 (4.55%) Python
7 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) Degree
2 3 (6.82%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (6.82%) MCSE
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (40.91%) Docker
2 4 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (6.82%) BitLocker
4 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (13.64%) Ansible
3 5 (11.36%) Puppet
4 4 (9.09%) Kubernetes
5 3 (6.82%) Terraform
6 2 (4.55%) Salt
7 1 (2.27%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (2.27%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 10 (22.73%) Oracle
3 7 (15.91%) Google
4 6 (13.64%) Splunk
4 6 (13.64%) VMware
5 4 (9.09%) Red Hat
6 3 (6.82%) Dynatrace
7 2 (4.55%) AppDynamics
7 2 (4.55%) Infor
7 2 (4.55%) JDA
7 2 (4.55%) New Relic
7 2 (4.55%) Okta
8 1 (2.27%) Atlassian
8 1 (2.27%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.27%) Capita
8 1 (2.27%) Cloudera
8 1 (2.27%) Infoblox
8 1 (2.27%) McAfee
8 1 (2.27%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.27%) Symantec