Period
to 23 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 23 May 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 of England
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 164 152 150
Rank change year-on-year -12 -2 +20
Contract jobs citing PaaS 28 41 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.64% 0.95% 0.79%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.08% 6.95% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 23
East of England median daily rate £538 £515 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.37% +21.18% -10.53%
10th Percentile £449 £363 £406
90th Percentile £588 £738 £565
England median daily rate £523 £520 £500
% change year-on-year +0.48% +4.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £65.00 £100.00
% change year-on-year -30.77% -35.00% +100.00%

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 of England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 686 590 475
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 15.57% 13.72% 9.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 352 309
East of England median daily rate £438 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £201 £213 £244
90th Percentile £575 £593 £575
England median daily rate £484 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +5.22% +2.22% +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 19 4
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.06% +136.07% -49.17%
10th Percentile £13.51 £13.73 £15.00
90th Percentile £104.38 £63.75 £15.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year +5.26% -6.17% -10.00%

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for PaaS in the East of England

PaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PaaS in the East of England

PaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PaaS in the East of England over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PaaS in the East of England

PaaS
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 23 May 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
Cambridgeshire +7 17 £475 -7.77%
Hertfordshire +4 11 £525 +43.84% 1
Bedfordshire 0 10 £563 +15.38% 1
Suffolk -6 3 £575 -20.69%
Essex -5 2 £513 -6.82% 1
Norfolk - 1 £350 - 2
PaaS
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 of England region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 21 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (67.86%) Docker
2 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (64.29%) E-Commerce
4 17 (60.71%) C#
4 17 (60.71%) .NET
4 17 (60.71%) OO
4 17 (60.71%) TDD
4 17 (60.71%) MongoDB
4 17 (60.71%) Microservices
4 17 (60.71%) .NET Core
5 16 (57.14%) NoSQL
5 16 (57.14%) Node.js
5 16 (57.14%) BDD
5 16 (57.14%) Kafka
5 16 (57.14%) Analytics
5 16 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
5 16 (57.14%) Google
5 16 (57.14%) Marketing
5 16 (57.14%) Google Analytics
5 16 (57.14%) Advertising
6 8 (28.57%) IaaS
7 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (17.86%) DevOps
9 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
9 4 (14.29%) SaaS
9 4 (14.29%) HTTP
9 4 (14.29%) Java
9 4 (14.29%) VPN

PaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 1 (3.57%) CMS
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 21 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (57.14%) Google Analytics
3 8 (28.57%) IaaS
4 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (14.29%) SaaS
6 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (3.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) HTTP
1 4 (14.29%) VPN
2 3 (10.71%) DNS
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (3.57%) Firewall
3 1 (3.57%) Internet
3 1 (3.57%) LAN
3 1 (3.57%) MPLS
3 1 (3.57%) Network Security
3 1 (3.57%) SSL
3 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.57%) WAN
3 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (60.71%) MongoDB
2 16 (57.14%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.57%) MySQL
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.14%) Mercurial
3 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.57%) JIRA
3 1 (3.57%) Subversion
3 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (57.14%) Advertising
1 16 (57.14%) Marketing
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Architect
2 16 (57.14%) E-Commerce Architect
2 16 (57.14%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
2 16 (57.14%) Solutions Architect
3 14 (50.00%) Digital Architect
3 14 (50.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 5 (17.86%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Lead DevOps
5 3 (10.71%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Azure DevOps
6 2 (7.14%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Security Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Security Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (60.71%) .NET
1 17 (60.71%) .NET Core
2 16 (57.14%) Kafka
2 16 (57.14%) Node.js
3 2 (7.14%) Swagger
4 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.57%) HATEOAS
4 1 (3.57%) JSON
4 1 (3.57%) JSON Schema
4 1 (3.57%) Play Framework
4 1 (3.57%) Polymer
4 1 (3.57%) REST
4 1 (3.57%) Spring
4 1 (3.57%) Spring Boot
4 1 (3.57%) Vue (Vue.js)
4 1 (3.57%) XML
4 1 (3.57%) XML Schema
4 1 (3.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
1 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
1 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (3.57%) NHS
1 1 (3.57%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) VMS
2 2 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (64.29%) E-Commerce
3 17 (60.71%) Microservices
3 17 (60.71%) OO
3 17 (60.71%) TDD
4 16 (57.14%) Analytics
4 16 (57.14%) BDD
4 16 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (17.86%) DevOps
6 3 (10.71%) Continuous Deployment
6 3 (10.71%) Load Balancing
7 2 (7.14%) Acceptance Criteria
7 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
7 2 (7.14%) Information Assurance
7 2 (7.14%) Information Security
7 2 (7.14%) Open Source
7 2 (7.14%) Security Management
7 2 (7.14%) Security Operations
7 2 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) C#
2 4 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.14%) Ruby
3 2 (7.14%) Scala
4 1 (3.57%) C
4 1 (3.57%) C++
4 1 (3.57%) Clojure
4 1 (3.57%) Elixir
4 1 (3.57%) Erlang
4 1 (3.57%) Haskell
4 1 (3.57%) Java 8
4 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.57%) Objective-C
4 1 (3.57%) Perl
4 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.57%) Python
4 1 (3.57%) SQL
4 1 (3.57%) VB
4 1 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) CISSP
2 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.57%) CCDA
2 1 (3.57%) CCDP
2 1 (3.57%) CCNP
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.57%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) COBIT
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (67.86%) Docker
2 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.57%) Ansible
2 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.57%) Puppet
2 1 (3.57%) Salt
2 1 (3.57%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Google
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Aruba
3 1 (3.57%) BT
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco
3 1 (3.57%) HP
3 1 (3.57%) Palo Alto
3 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
3 1 (3.57%) Xamarin