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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 63 90 86
Rank change year-on-year +27 -4  
Contract jobs citing PaaS 9 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.00% 0.13% 0.069%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.98% 2.82% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 1
Median daily rate £450 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -

PaaS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 53 71 46
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 5.90% 4.67% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 35 33
Median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £328 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £469 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -17.92% -13.35%  

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing PaaS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 10 (66.67%) Linux
2 9 (60.00%) Java
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (60.00%) Puppet
2 9 (60.00%) Ansible
3 8 (53.33%) DevOps
4 7 (46.67%) IaaS
4 7 (46.67%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (46.67%) vRealize
4 7 (46.67%) Red Hat
5 6 (40.00%) VMware
5 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
6 5 (33.33%) Maven
6 5 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (33.33%) Open Source
6 5 (33.33%) vSphere
6 5 (33.33%) Perl
6 5 (33.33%) Python
7 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
7 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (26.67%) Scrum
7 4 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (26.67%) VCAP
7 4 (26.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
7 4 (26.67%) VCP6
8 3 (20.00%) gulp
8 3 (20.00%) Travis CI
8 3 (20.00%) CircleCI

PaaS
Top Related 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 3 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 3 (20.00%) nginx
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) JBoss
2 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) IaaS
2 5 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (20.00%) OpenShift
4 3 (20.00%) SaaS
5 2 (13.33%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (13.33%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (13.33%) Amazon S3
5 2 (13.33%) Route 53
5 2 (13.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Reverse Proxy
1 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (13.33%) VXLAN
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) HTTP
2 1 (6.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (33.33%) Maven
3 3 (20.00%) CircleCI
3 3 (20.00%) Gradle
3 3 (20.00%) gulp
3 3 (20.00%) Travis CI
4 1 (6.67%) Ant
4 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Project Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Unix Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) Senior DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Web Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Java EE
1 3 (20.00%) RESTful
2 2 (13.33%) J2EE
2 2 (13.33%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) Middleware
3 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) EMC VNX
2 2 (13.33%) iPad
2 2 (13.33%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Linux
2 9 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (20.00%) Unix
4 1 (6.67%) VMS
4 1 (6.67%) Windows
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) DevOps
3 5 (33.33%) Open Source
4 4 (26.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (26.67%) Scrum
5 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (20.00%) Migration
5 3 (20.00%) Release Management
5 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
6 2 (13.33%) Project Management
6 2 (13.33%) SDLC
6 2 (13.33%) Server Building
7 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (6.67%) High Availability
7 1 (6.67%) Virtual Environments
7 1 (6.67%) Web Filtering
7 1 (6.67%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) Perl
2 5 (33.33%) Python
3 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (20.00%) Groovy
4 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) VCAP
1 4 (26.67%) VCP6
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) vSphere
2 3 (20.00%) Docker
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (60.00%) Ansible
1 9 (60.00%) Puppet
2 7 (46.67%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (46.67%) vRealize
3 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Red Hat
2 6 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) EMC
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft