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 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 87 -
Rank change year-on-year +27 -  
Contract jobs citing PaaS 19 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.55% 1.04% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.50% 26.92% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 0
Median daily rate £475 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £520 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +4.00% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 - £50.00

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 131 52 34
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 10.67% 3.86% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 24 18
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £295 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £390
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +75.75% -36.53%  

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PaaS in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PaaS in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 18 (64.29%) Ansible
2 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (57.14%) DevOps
4 13 (46.43%) IaaS
4 13 (46.43%) vRealize
5 12 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (42.86%) Docker
5 12 (42.86%) OpenShift
5 12 (42.86%) Scrum
5 12 (42.86%) Linux
6 11 (39.29%) VMware
6 11 (39.29%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (39.29%) Private Cloud
6 11 (39.29%) Puppet
7 8 (28.57%) Java
8 7 (25.00%) Python
8 7 (25.00%) Red Hat
8 7 (25.00%) Jenkins
8 7 (25.00%) SaaS
9 6 (21.43%) Bash Shell
10 5 (17.86%) vSphere
10 5 (17.86%) Kanban
10 5 (17.86%) Build Automation
10 5 (17.86%) GitLab
10 5 (17.86%) Kubernetes
10 5 (17.86%) Go
10 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (14.29%) Selenium
11 4 (14.29%) Information Management

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 1 (3.57%) Apache
1 1 (3.57%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (3.57%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 13 (46.43%) IaaS
2 12 (42.86%) OpenShift
3 7 (25.00%) SaaS
4 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Firewall
1 2 (7.14%) VXLAN
2 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Big Data
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (17.86%) GitLab
3 4 (14.29%) Artifactory
3 4 (14.29%) Selenium
4 1 (3.57%) IBM UrbanCode
4 1 (3.57%) Maven
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Automation Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.14%) .NET Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Build Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Project Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Scrum Master
4 2 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Senior UI Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (7.14%) UI Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Unix Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) .NET
1 4 (14.29%) RESTful
2 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
2 3 (10.71%) Java EE
2 3 (10.71%) XML
3 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
3 2 (7.14%) CSS
3 2 (7.14%) HTML
3 2 (7.14%) J2EE
3 2 (7.14%) JSON
3 2 (7.14%) SOAP
4 1 (3.57%) .NET Core
4 1 (3.57%) Angular 2
4 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.57%) Backbone.js
4 1 (3.57%) SignalR
4 1 (3.57%) Spring
4 1 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Private Cloud
2 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
4 2 (7.14%) EMC VNX
4 2 (7.14%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Linux
1 12 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (10.71%) Unix
3 1 (3.57%) Android
3 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.57%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (57.14%) DevOps
3 12 (42.86%) Scrum
4 5 (17.86%) Build Automation
4 5 (17.86%) Kanban
5 4 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 4 (14.29%) Information Management
5 4 (14.29%) Project Management
6 3 (10.71%) Analytics
6 3 (10.71%) Asset Management
6 3 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (10.71%) Data Engineering
6 3 (10.71%) Investment Management
6 3 (10.71%) Migration
7 2 (7.14%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (7.14%) MVC
7 2 (7.14%) Open Source
7 2 (7.14%) Server Building
7 2 (7.14%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) Java
2 7 (25.00%) Python
3 6 (21.43%) Bash Shell
4 5 (17.86%) Go
5 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 4 (14.29%) Perl
6 2 (7.14%) C#
7 1 (3.57%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) VCAP
1 4 (14.29%) VCP6
1 4 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.57%) MCSE
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (42.86%) Docker
2 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (17.86%) vSphere
3 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (64.29%) Ansible
2 13 (46.43%) vRealize
3 11 (39.29%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (39.29%) Puppet
4 5 (17.86%) Kubernetes
5 4 (14.29%) SELinux
6 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) VMware
2 7 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (14.29%) Black Duck
4 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.14%) Cisco
5 2 (7.14%) EMC
6 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint