Period
to 21 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 156 179 193
Rank change year-on-year +23 +14 +13
Contract jobs citing PaaS 47 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.91% 0.39% 0.24%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.80% 4.03% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 9
East of England median daily rate £523 £600 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.92% +26.32% +35.71%
10th Percentile £461 £400 £408
90th Percentile £575 £618 £575
England median daily rate £501 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +0.10% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £34.68 £47.25 -
% change year-on-year -26.60% - -

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 691 471 447
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 13.35% 9.74% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 268 297
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £137 £206 £262
90th Percentile £588 £588 £519
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 25
East of England median hourly rate £62.50 £18.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +247.22% -42.86% +103.23%
10th Percentile £37.00 £12.10 £13.20
90th Percentile £63.75 £34.18 £45.30
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £21.64
% change year-on-year +5.26% -12.20% +20.22%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -3 24 £525 - 2
Hertfordshire -2 9 £500 -16.67% 1
Bedfordshire -3 9 £550 - 2
Essex -3 8 £535 -
Norfolk - 4 £500 - 1
Suffolk +13 1 £500 +42.86%
East Anglia - 1 - -
PaaS
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 26 (55.32%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (46.81%) IaaS
3 20 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (38.30%) Microsoft
5 16 (34.04%) Microsoft Azure
5 16 (34.04%) SaaS
6 14 (29.79%) NoSQL
6 14 (29.79%) TDD
6 14 (29.79%) Analytics
6 14 (29.79%) Microservices
7 13 (27.66%) Migration
8 12 (25.53%) OO
8 12 (25.53%) Docker
8 12 (25.53%) DevOps
8 12 (25.53%) Kafka
9 11 (23.40%) E-Commerce
9 11 (23.40%) .NET
10 10 (21.28%) C#
10 10 (21.28%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (21.28%) Ansible
11 9 (19.15%) Opscode Chef
11 9 (19.15%) Public Cloud
11 9 (19.15%) Node.js
11 9 (19.15%) Cybersecurity
11 9 (19.15%) .NET Core
11 9 (19.15%) Google Analytics
11 9 (19.15%) BDD
11 9 (19.15%) Puppet
11 9 (19.15%) MongoDB
11 9 (19.15%) Advertising

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 5 (10.64%) JBoss
1 5 (10.64%) Mule
1 5 (10.64%) WebLogic
2 4 (8.51%) Confluence
3 3 (6.38%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 26 (55.32%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (46.81%) IaaS
3 16 (34.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (34.04%) SaaS
4 9 (19.15%) Google Analytics
5 6 (12.77%) Amazon S3
6 5 (10.64%) Amazon Kinesis
6 5 (10.64%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (10.64%) Serverless
7 3 (6.38%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (6.38%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (6.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (4.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (4.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (4.26%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (4.26%) Office 365
8 2 (4.26%) Route 53
9 1 (2.13%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (2.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (2.13%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) HTTP
1 5 (10.64%) SSL
1 5 (10.64%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.26%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.79%) NoSQL
2 9 (19.15%) MongoDB
3 5 (10.64%) Amazon Redshift
3 5 (10.64%) RDBMS
3 5 (10.64%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.38%) Amazon QuickSight
4 3 (6.38%) Big Data
4 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 3 (6.38%) Hadoop
4 3 (6.38%) HBase
4 3 (6.38%) Impala
4 3 (6.38%) Parquet
4 3 (6.38%) Sqoop
5 2 (4.26%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.13%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Jenkins
2 5 (10.64%) JIRA
2 5 (10.64%) Maven
3 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.13%) SonarQube
4 1 (2.13%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (19.15%) Advertising
1 9 (19.15%) Marketing
2 4 (8.51%) Finance
3 2 (4.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (46.81%) Architect
2 12 (25.53%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (19.15%) Consultant
4 8 (17.02%) Cloud Engineer
4 8 (17.02%) E-Commerce Architect
4 8 (17.02%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
5 6 (12.77%) Azure Consultant
6 5 (10.64%) Technical Architect
7 4 (8.51%) Agile Project Manager
7 4 (8.51%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Azure Architect
7 4 (8.51%) Cloud Specialist
7 4 (8.51%) Project Manager
8 3 (6.38%) Big Data Architect
8 3 (6.38%) Big Data Solutions Architect
8 3 (6.38%) Cloud Architect
8 3 (6.38%) Data Architect
9 2 (4.26%) Lead Architect
9 2 (4.26%) Security Consultant
9 2 (4.26%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.53%) Kafka
2 11 (23.40%) .NET
3 9 (19.15%) .NET Core
3 9 (19.15%) Node.js
4 8 (17.02%) JSON
5 7 (14.89%) Web Services
6 6 (12.77%) REST
7 5 (10.64%) Elastic Stack
7 5 (10.64%) Java EE
7 5 (10.64%) Java SE
7 5 (10.64%) JSON Schema
7 5 (10.64%) Middleware
7 5 (10.64%) OAuth
7 5 (10.64%) SOAP
7 5 (10.64%) Spring
7 5 (10.64%) Spring Boot
7 5 (10.64%) WSDL
7 5 (10.64%) XML
7 5 (10.64%) XSLT
8 3 (6.38%) Apache Avro
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Public Cloud
2 6 (12.77%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (10.64%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.13%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.02%) Windows
2 7 (14.89%) Linux
3 6 (12.77%) Unix
4 5 (10.64%) AIX
4 5 (10.64%) HPUX
4 5 (10.64%) Solaris
5 2 (4.26%) DC/OS
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (29.79%) Analytics
2 14 (29.79%) Microservices
2 14 (29.79%) TDD
3 13 (27.66%) Migration
4 12 (25.53%) DevOps
4 12 (25.53%) OO
5 11 (23.40%) E-Commerce
6 10 (21.28%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (19.15%) BDD
7 9 (19.15%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (19.15%) Scrum
8 6 (12.77%) Continuous Deployment
9 5 (10.64%) Configuration Management
9 5 (10.64%) Data Analytics
9 5 (10.64%) Kanban
9 5 (10.64%) Test Automation
10 4 (8.51%) DSDM
10 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2
10 4 (8.51%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.28%) C#
2 9 (19.15%) SQL
3 6 (12.77%) Java
3 6 (12.77%) PL/SQL
4 5 (10.64%) Groovy
4 5 (10.64%) XPath
5 3 (6.38%) Python
5 3 (6.38%) Ruby
6 2 (4.26%) Go
6 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) AWS Certification
2 5 (10.64%) Degree
2 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (8.51%) MCSE
4 2 (4.26%) CISSP
4 2 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.13%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (2.13%) CEH
5 1 (2.13%) CISA
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.13%) CISM
5 1 (2.13%) CRISC
5 1 (2.13%) GIAC
5 1 (2.13%) MCP
5 1 (2.13%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (25.53%) Docker
2 3 (6.38%) Apache Flume
2 3 (6.38%) HDFS
3 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (21.28%) Ansible
2 9 (19.15%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (19.15%) Puppet
3 5 (10.64%) Terraform
4 3 (6.38%) Oozie
5 2 (4.26%) Kubernetes
5 2 (4.26%) Marathon
5 2 (4.26%) Mesos
Vendors
1 18 (38.30%) Microsoft
2 9 (19.15%) Google
3 5 (10.64%) webMethods
3 5 (10.64%) WSO2
4 2 (4.26%) HP
5 1 (2.13%) Cloudera
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle