Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 130 135
Rank change year-on-year +15 +5 +7
Contract jobs citing PaaS 23 19 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.84% 0.61% 0.46%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.57% 5.38% 5.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 7 12
East Midlands median daily rate £600 £500 £1,000
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -50.00% -
England median daily rate £525 £513 £508
% change year-on-year +2.44% +0.99% +1.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £59.84 £65.00 £47.25
% change year-on-year -7.95% +37.57% -5.50%

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 503 353 259
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 18.48% 11.42% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 218 154
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £214 £219 £313
90th Percentile £550 £563 £625
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.74% +5.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 6
East Midlands median hourly rate £12.50 £15.29 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.26% +5.47% -
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.29 £10.38
90th Percentile £32.50 £35.30 £19.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.27
% change year-on-year -12.50% +9.45% -18.79%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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
Northamptonshire -7 9 £600 +14.29% 2
Leicestershire - 6 £475 - 3
Nottinghamshire -1 5 £525 +5.00% 1
Derbyshire +5 3 - -
PaaS
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (52.17%) IaaS
3 10 (43.48%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (43.48%) SaaS
4 8 (34.78%) Office 365
4 8 (34.78%) DevOps
5 7 (30.43%) TOGAF
6 6 (26.09%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (21.74%) SDLC
7 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
7 5 (21.74%) VMware
7 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
7 5 (21.74%) Java
7 5 (21.74%) Windows
8 4 (17.39%) SAP
8 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
8 4 (17.39%) SAML
8 4 (17.39%) CISSP
8 4 (17.39%) CISM
8 4 (17.39%) Identity Management
8 4 (17.39%) Risk Management
8 4 (17.39%) Information Security
8 4 (17.39%) Aerospace
8 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
8 4 (17.39%) Migration
8 4 (17.39%) Cryptography
8 4 (17.39%) Ethical Hacking
8 4 (17.39%) CEH
8 4 (17.39%) Penetration Testing

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 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.04%) Confluence
3 2 (8.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (4.35%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 12 (52.17%) IaaS
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (43.48%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (43.48%) SaaS
3 8 (34.78%) Office 365
4 4 (17.39%) GitHub
4 4 (17.39%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (8.70%) OpenShift
6 1 (4.35%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (4.35%) npm
6 1 (4.35%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Network Security
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (8.70%) Firewall
4 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) MongoDB
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) NuoDB
2 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (8.70%) Redis
2 2 (8.70%) SAP HANA
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) GitLab
1 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
2 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.04%) JIRA
2 3 (13.04%) Selenium
2 3 (13.04%) TeamCity
3 2 (8.70%) Bitbucket
3 2 (8.70%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (8.70%) Subversion
4 1 (4.35%) Ant
4 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.35%) FishEye
4 1 (4.35%) JUnit
4 1 (4.35%) Maven
4 1 (4.35%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (17.39%) Aerospace
1 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
1 4 (17.39%) Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Architect
2 7 (30.43%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (21.74%) Technical Architect
4 4 (17.39%) Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Information Architect
4 4 (17.39%) Information Security Architect
4 4 (17.39%) Security Architect
4 4 (17.39%) Security Solutions Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (13.04%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Java Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Network Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 2 (8.70%) SAP Architect
6 2 (8.70%) SAP Technical Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) OAuth
1 4 (17.39%) OAuth2
1 4 (17.39%) SAML
2 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
2 3 (13.04%) Spring
3 2 (8.70%) JSON
3 2 (8.70%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (8.70%) REST
3 2 (8.70%) RESTful
3 2 (8.70%) Web Services
4 1 (4.35%) Ajax
4 1 (4.35%) CSS
4 1 (4.35%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.35%) HTML
4 1 (4.35%) HTML5
4 1 (4.35%) Java EE
4 1 (4.35%) JPA
4 1 (4.35%) Node.js
4 1 (4.35%) SOAP
4 1 (4.35%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (17.39%) Mobile App
2 4 (17.39%) PKI
3 2 (8.70%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (8.70%) User Experience
4 1 (4.35%) Cloud Native
4 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
1 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
2 3 (13.04%) Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) CentOS
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) DevOps
3 7 (30.43%) TOGAF
4 5 (21.74%) SDLC
5 4 (17.39%) Cryptography
5 4 (17.39%) Ethical Hacking
5 4 (17.39%) Identity Access Management
5 4 (17.39%) Identity Management
5 4 (17.39%) Information Security
5 4 (17.39%) Internal Audit
5 4 (17.39%) Migration
5 4 (17.39%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Privileged Identity Management
5 4 (17.39%) Risk Management
5 4 (17.39%) SABSA
5 4 (17.39%) Security Architecture
5 4 (17.39%) SIEM
5 4 (17.39%) Threat Management
5 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
6 3 (13.04%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) Java
2 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
2 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
2 3 (13.04%) SQL
3 2 (8.70%) Go
4 1 (4.35%) C
4 1 (4.35%) C#
4 1 (4.35%) Python
4 1 (4.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) CEH
1 4 (17.39%) CISM
1 4 (17.39%) CISSP
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) CCNA
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Virtual Desktop
2 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.70%) Docker
4 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
1 5 (21.74%) VMware
2 4 (17.39%) SAP
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco
4 2 (8.70%) IBM
4 2 (8.70%) Infor
4 2 (8.70%) JDA
4 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle