Period
to 27 November 2021

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 27 November 2021 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
27 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 128 81 138
Rank change year-on-year -47 +57 +50
Contract jobs citing PaaS 13 14 34
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.51% 1.08% 0.88%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.63% 4.35% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 19
10th Percentile £463 £256 £420
25th Percentile £472 £325 £481
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £400 £530
Median % change year-on-year +25.00% -24.53% +35.03%
75th Percentile £575 £550 £631
90th Percentile £650 £557 £688
England median daily rate £565 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +7.62% -4.55% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £47.50
England median hourly rate £67.50 £14.00 £80.00
% change year-on-year +382.14% -82.50% +33.70%

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 797 322 919
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 30.98% 24.73% 23.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 217 629
10th Percentile £185 £203 £231
25th Percentile £325 £318 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £448 £450
Median % change year-on-year +0.56% -0.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £550 £525 £538
90th Percentile £625 £575 £625
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 24 17
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.58 £14.00
25th Percentile £13.25 £14.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate £17.16 £19.63 £17.00
Median % change year-on-year -12.55% +15.44% -2.86%
75th Percentile £27.00 £23.31 £19.50
90th Percentile £46.58 £53.50 £32.30
England median hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year -4.55% +6.02% +18.57%

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing PaaS as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing PaaS in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for PaaS in the East of England

PaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing PaaS in the East of England over the 6 months to 27 November 2021.

Daily rate histogram for PaaS in the East of England

PaaS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing PaaS in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend 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 27 November 2021. 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
Suffolk -4 6 - - 1
Essex -23 4 £488 +39.29% 3
Cambridgeshire - 2 £638 - 3
Hertfordshire -28 1 - - 5
PaaS
England

For the 6 months to 27 November 2021, 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 10 (76.92%) SQL
1 10 (76.92%) Azure
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) Migration
3 6 (46.15%) SaaS
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft 365
4 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (38.46%) C#
4 5 (38.46%) HTML
4 5 (38.46%) .NET
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
4 5 (38.46%) CSS
4 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
5 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
5 4 (30.77%) MVC
5 4 (30.77%) Web Services
5 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
5 4 (30.77%) Ajax
5 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
5 4 (30.77%) jQuery
5 4 (30.77%) RESTful
5 4 (30.77%) Entity Framework
5 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (30.77%) WCF
5 4 (30.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (30.77%) DevOps
5 4 (30.77%) iPaaS
5 4 (30.77%) Front End Development
5 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC 5

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 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 2 (15.38%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (76.92%) Azure
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft 365
2 6 (46.15%) SaaS
3 4 (30.77%) iPaaS
4 3 (23.08%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (23.08%) IaaS
5 2 (15.38%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) GIS
3 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) gulp
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (7.69%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Application Delivery Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Application Development Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Applications Development Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Applications Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Delivery Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Development Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Azure DevOps
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
1 5 (38.46%) CSS
1 5 (38.46%) HTML
2 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
2 4 (30.77%) Ajax
2 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
2 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (30.77%) Entity Framework
2 4 (30.77%) jQuery
2 4 (30.77%) RESTful
2 4 (30.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (30.77%) WCF
2 4 (30.77%) Web Services
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Core
3 2 (15.38%) Sass
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Core
4 1 (7.69%) ARM Templates
4 1 (7.69%) RxJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Legacy Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Private Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Public Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Migration
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) DevOps
3 4 (30.77%) Front End Development
3 4 (30.77%) MVC
4 3 (23.08%) Backlog Prioritisation
4 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Change Management
4 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (23.08%) Information Security
4 3 (23.08%) IT Strategy
4 3 (23.08%) PRINCE
4 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
4 3 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (23.08%) User Stories
5 2 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (7.69%) Release Automation
6 1 (7.69%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
4 2 (15.38%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) Python
5 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Accessibility
1 2 (15.38%) WCAG
2 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
1 1 (7.69%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) MuleSoft
2 3 (23.08%) Talend
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow