Period
to 20 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 20 July 2019 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)
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 92 89 82
Rank change year-on-year -3 -7 -
Contract jobs citing PaaS 2 3 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.24% 0.37% 2.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.18% 2.13% 14.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 8
Essex median daily rate £325 £538 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -39.53% -2.27% -
East of England median daily rate £520 £550 £515
% change year-on-year -5.45% +6.80% +21.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Essex median hourly rate £47.50 - -
East of England median hourly rate £47.50 - -

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 Essex with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 169 141 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 20.41% 17.45% 15.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 88 83
Essex median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +28.57%
10th Percentile £300 £343 £275
90th Percentile £600 £650 £617
East of England median daily rate £461 £444 £450
% change year-on-year +3.94% -1.39% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 16
Essex median hourly rate £41.25 £70.00 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.07% +71.78% -
10th Percentile £36.13 £29.80 £35.25
90th Percentile £47.38 £75.00 £63.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year - -52.70% +134.92%

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for PaaS in Essex

PaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PaaS in Essex

PaaS
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the Essex region over the 6 months to 20 July 2019. 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
Chelmsford - 2 £325 -
PaaS
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, 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 Essex region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) IaaS
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) Application Rationalisation
1 2 (100.00%) Runbook
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Migration

PaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) IaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Migration Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Migration Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Application Rationalisation
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Runbook
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing