Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 24 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)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 113 125
Rank change year-on-year +3 +12 -4
Contract jobs citing PaaS 25 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.85% 0.47% 0.31%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.25% 8.93% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 3
Edinburgh median daily rate £525 £425 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.53% -26.09% +38.55%
10th Percentile £353 £375 £523
90th Percentile £750 £483 £588
Scotland median daily rate £513 £450 £480
% change year-on-year +13.89% -6.25% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 345 112 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.71% 5.31% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 74 54
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +13.48% -6.00%
10th Percentile £263 £243 £259
90th Percentile £600 £521 £514
Scotland median daily rate £400 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +14.29% +4.63% -10.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £26.25 - £10.00
Scotland median hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year +60.71% +40.00% -36.51%

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing PaaS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for PaaS in Edinburgh

PaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PaaS in Edinburgh

PaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PaaS in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PaaS in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 16 (64.00%) IaaS
2 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (48.00%) .NET
3 12 (48.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (40.00%) DevOps
4 10 (40.00%) Scrum
5 9 (36.00%) Firewall
5 9 (36.00%) XML
5 9 (36.00%) Linux
5 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (36.00%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (36.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (36.00%) RESTful
6 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
6 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
6 8 (32.00%) SOAP
7 7 (28.00%) Windows
7 7 (28.00%) Banking
8 6 (24.00%) Ajax
8 6 (24.00%) Maven
8 6 (24.00%) Java EE
8 6 (24.00%) jQuery
8 6 (24.00%) Red Hat
8 6 (24.00%) IIS
8 6 (24.00%) Perl
8 6 (24.00%) Java
8 6 (24.00%) Unix
8 6 (24.00%) Apache
8 6 (24.00%) Change Control
8 6 (24.00%) Private Cloud

PaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 6 (24.00%) Apache
1 6 (24.00%) IIS
2 5 (20.00%) JBoss
3 4 (16.00%) WebSphere
3 4 (16.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (12.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 16 (64.00%) IaaS
2 12 (48.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (36.00%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (20.00%) SaaS
5 2 (8.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (8.00%) OpenShift
6 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (4.00%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) Firewall
2 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (16.00%) BIG-IP
3 4 (16.00%) Internet
3 4 (16.00%) LDAP
3 4 (16.00%) NetScaler
4 3 (12.00%) Network Security
5 2 (8.00%) CTI
5 2 (8.00%) Ethernet
5 2 (8.00%) Intranet
5 2 (8.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (8.00%) LAN
5 2 (8.00%) VLAN
5 2 (8.00%) Wireless
6 1 (4.00%) DNS
6 1 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) Big Data
2 2 (8.00%) Redis
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Maven
2 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (8.00%) Artifactory
4 2 (8.00%) GitLab
4 2 (8.00%) Selenium
4 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (4.00%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 7 (28.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Law
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Development Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Senior Development Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Senior Software Development Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Software Development Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Support Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Java Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Platform Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Platform Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Scrum Master
4 2 (8.00%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Security Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior DevOps
4 2 (8.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) .NET
2 9 (36.00%) RESTful
2 9 (36.00%) XML
3 8 (32.00%) SOAP
4 6 (24.00%) Ajax
4 6 (24.00%) Java EE
4 6 (24.00%) jQuery
5 5 (20.00%) .NET Core
5 5 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (20.00%) EJB
5 5 (20.00%) EJB 3.0
5 5 (20.00%) Hibernate
5 5 (20.00%) JPA
5 5 (20.00%) SignalR
5 5 (20.00%) XSLT
6 4 (16.00%) AngularJS
6 4 (16.00%) Entity Framework
7 3 (12.00%) Angular 2
7 3 (12.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Private Cloud
2 5 (20.00%) DataPower
3 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (16.00%) N-Tier
3 4 (16.00%) PKI
4 2 (8.00%) Algorithms
4 2 (8.00%) Blog
4 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (8.00%) User Experience
4 2 (8.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
5 1 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Linux
1 9 (36.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (28.00%) Windows
3 6 (24.00%) Unix
3 6 (24.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.00%) Android
4 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) DevOps
2 10 (40.00%) Scrum
3 6 (24.00%) Change Control
4 5 (20.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 5 (20.00%) MVC
4 5 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (16.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (16.00%) Multithreading
5 4 (16.00%) OOA/OOD
5 4 (16.00%) OOD
5 4 (16.00%) OOP
5 4 (16.00%) Project Management
5 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (16.00%) TDD
5 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Use Case
6 3 (12.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (24.00%) Java
2 6 (24.00%) Perl
3 5 (20.00%) C#
4 4 (16.00%) Python
5 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (8.00%) ES6
5 2 (8.00%) Go
5 2 (8.00%) SQL
5 2 (8.00%) TypeScript
5 2 (8.00%) XPath
6 1 (4.00%) Groovy
6 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 4 (16.00%) MCSD
3 1 (4.00%) CISM
3 1 (4.00%) CISSP
3 1 (4.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) QA
2 2 (8.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (8.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (12.00%) Docker
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Ansible
2 3 (12.00%) Puppet
3 2 (8.00%) Kubernetes
3 2 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (8.00%) SELinux
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (20.00%) F5
3 5 (20.00%) IBM
4 4 (16.00%) Citrix
4 4 (16.00%) Imperva
5 3 (12.00%) Adobe
6 2 (8.00%) Avaya
6 2 (8.00%) Black Duck
6 2 (8.00%) VMware
7 1 (4.00%) EMC
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle