Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 142 160 175
Rank change year-on-year +18 +15 +11
Contract jobs citing PaaS 54 29 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.15% 0.65% 0.36%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.16% 5.84% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 10
East of England median daily rate £550 £413 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -10.81% -2.63%
10th Percentile £458 £336 £406
90th Percentile £611 £580 £575
England median daily rate £520 £500 £503
% change year-on-year +4.00% -0.50% +11.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £100.00
% change year-on-year -17.65% -57.50% -

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 of England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 662 497 363
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 14.10% 11.10% 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 280 244
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -5.71% +2.94%
10th Percentile £139 £200 £283
90th Percentile £575 £626 £584
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 12
East of England median hourly rate £62.50 £23.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +165.96% -26.56% +156.00%
10th Percentile £39.10 £11.06 £10.98
90th Percentile £116.13 £37.00 £46.53
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.96
% change year-on-year +5.26% -4.80% -11.30%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 0 37 £525 - 2
Bedfordshire +10 17 £575 +53.33%
Hertfordshire +6 16 £550 +4.76%
Essex +3 4 £520 -
Norfolk - 4 £500 - 2
Suffolk +10 1 £500 +42.86%
PaaS
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 38 (70.37%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (53.70%) Analytics
3 29 (53.70%) Kafka
4 27 (50.00%) C#
4 27 (50.00%) OO
4 27 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 27 (50.00%) TDD
4 27 (50.00%) Docker
4 27 (50.00%) Microservices
5 26 (48.15%) NoSQL
5 26 (48.15%) .NET
6 25 (46.30%) Advertising
6 25 (46.30%) Marketing
6 25 (46.30%) Google
6 25 (46.30%) Google Analytics
6 25 (46.30%) MongoDB
6 25 (46.30%) BDD
6 25 (46.30%) Node.js
6 25 (46.30%) Cybersecurity
6 25 (46.30%) .NET Core
7 17 (31.48%) IaaS
8 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
9 13 (24.07%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (18.52%) Migration
10 10 (18.52%) DevOps
11 9 (16.67%) SaaS
12 7 (12.96%) Public Cloud
13 6 (11.11%) Amazon S3
13 6 (11.11%) Continuous Integration

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 4 (7.41%) Apache Spark
2 3 (5.56%) Confluence
3 1 (1.85%) CMS
3 1 (1.85%) JBoss
3 1 (1.85%) Mule
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 38 (70.37%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (46.30%) Google Analytics
3 17 (31.48%) IaaS
4 13 (24.07%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (16.67%) SaaS
6 6 (11.11%) Amazon S3
7 4 (7.41%) Amazon EMR
7 4 (7.41%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (3.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (3.70%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (3.70%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (3.70%) Office 365
8 2 (3.70%) Route 53
8 2 (3.70%) Serverless
8 2 (3.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) Skype
2 1 (1.85%) HTTP
2 1 (1.85%) SSL
2 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (48.15%) NoSQL
2 25 (46.30%) MongoDB
3 4 (7.41%) Amazon QuickSight
3 4 (7.41%) Amazon Redshift
3 4 (7.41%) Big Data
3 4 (7.41%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 4 (7.41%) Hadoop
3 4 (7.41%) HBase
3 4 (7.41%) Impala
3 4 (7.41%) Parquet
3 4 (7.41%) Sqoop
4 2 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.85%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.85%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) JIRA
2 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.85%) Maven
3 1 (1.85%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (46.30%) Advertising
1 25 (46.30%) Marketing
2 3 (5.56%) Finance
3 2 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (64.81%) Architect
2 28 (51.85%) Solutions Architect
3 24 (44.44%) E-Commerce Architect
3 24 (44.44%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
4 15 (27.78%) Digital Architect
4 15 (27.78%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 6 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Consultant
7 4 (7.41%) Azure Architect
7 4 (7.41%) Azure Consultant
7 4 (7.41%) Cloud Specialist
8 3 (5.56%) Agile Project Manager
8 3 (5.56%) AWS Architect
8 3 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Big Data Architect
8 3 (5.56%) Big Data Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.56%) Data Architect
8 3 (5.56%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.70%) Developer
9 2 (3.70%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (53.70%) Kafka
2 26 (48.15%) .NET
3 25 (46.30%) .NET Core
3 25 (46.30%) Node.js
4 5 (9.26%) JSON
5 4 (7.41%) Apache Avro
6 3 (5.56%) REST
6 3 (5.56%) Web Services
7 2 (3.70%) JSON Schema
7 2 (3.70%) Spring
7 2 (3.70%) Spring Boot
7 2 (3.70%) XML
7 2 (3.70%) XSLT
8 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.85%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (1.85%) HATEOAS
8 1 (1.85%) Play Framework
8 1 (1.85%) Polymer
8 1 (1.85%) Swagger
8 1 (1.85%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Public Cloud
2 5 (9.26%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.85%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.85%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) Linux
1 3 (5.56%) Windows
2 2 (3.70%) DC/OS
3 1 (1.85%) AIX
3 1 (1.85%) HPUX
3 1 (1.85%) Solaris
3 1 (1.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (53.70%) Analytics
3 27 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 27 (50.00%) Microservices
3 27 (50.00%) OO
3 27 (50.00%) TDD
4 25 (46.30%) BDD
4 25 (46.30%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (18.52%) DevOps
5 10 (18.52%) Migration
6 6 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (9.26%) Scrum
8 4 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (7.41%) Continuous Deployment
8 4 (7.41%) Data Integration
8 4 (7.41%) Information Security
9 3 (5.56%) Big Data Analytics
9 3 (5.56%) Budgeting and Forecasting
9 3 (5.56%) Data Analytics
9 3 (5.56%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 27 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (9.26%) SQL
3 3 (5.56%) Java
3 3 (5.56%) Ruby
4 2 (3.70%) C++
4 2 (3.70%) Go
4 2 (3.70%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.70%) Python
5 1 (1.85%) C
5 1 (1.85%) Clojure
5 1 (1.85%) Dart
5 1 (1.85%) Elixir
5 1 (1.85%) ES6
5 1 (1.85%) Groovy
5 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.85%) Kotlin
5 1 (1.85%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.85%) Rust
5 1 (1.85%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) AWS Certification
2 4 (7.41%) Degree
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.56%) MCSE
4 2 (3.70%) CISSP
5 1 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.85%) MCP
5 1 (1.85%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) COBIT
System Software
1 27 (50.00%) Docker
2 4 (7.41%) Apache Flume
2 4 (7.41%) HDFS
3 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) Oozie
2 3 (5.56%) Ansible
2 3 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (5.56%) Puppet
3 2 (3.70%) Kubernetes
3 2 (3.70%) Marathon
3 2 (3.70%) Mesos
3 2 (3.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 25 (46.30%) Google
2 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle
4 1 (1.85%) HP
4 1 (1.85%) webMethods
4 1 (1.85%) WSO2