Period
to 22 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 22 April 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)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 87 91 73
Rank change year-on-year +4 -18 +10
Contract jobs citing PaaS 21 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.42% 0.71% 1.02%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.28% 3.52% 9.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 7
Glasgow median daily rate £475 £500 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +35.14% -12.94%
Scotland median daily rate £525 £600 £375
% change year-on-year -12.50% +60.00% -28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow 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 Glasgow with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 398 284 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 26.82% 20.13% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 188 76
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35% +23.33%
10th Percentile £313 £283 £239
90th Percentile £571 £500 £488
Scotland median daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £12.50 - £14.49
Scotland median hourly rate £15.20 £16.76 £14.49
% change year-on-year -9.31% +15.67% -44.27%

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for PaaS in Glasgow

PaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PaaS in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 16 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (76.19%) Mobile App
2 14 (66.67%) Mobile Application Development
3 13 (61.90%) Web Application Development
3 13 (61.90%) Scrum
3 13 (61.90%) Finance
4 12 (57.14%) Software Delivery
5 11 (52.38%) Back Office
5 11 (52.38%) Java
5 11 (52.38%) Kanban
6 10 (47.62%) Microservices
7 9 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (38.10%) React
8 8 (38.10%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (28.57%) Banking
9 6 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (23.81%) Financial Institution
11 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
11 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
11 4 (19.05%) Time Management
12 3 (14.29%) Degree
12 3 (14.29%) Web Services
13 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
13 2 (9.52%) SOAP
13 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
13 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (9.52%) Investment Banking
13 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (9.52%) Migration

PaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Apigee
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (4.76%) HTTP
1 1 (4.76%) NetScaler
1 1 (4.76%) SSL
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (9.52%) Power BI
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Hudson
2 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (61.90%) Finance
2 11 (52.38%) Back Office
3 6 (28.57%) Banking
4 5 (23.81%) Financial Institution
5 2 (9.52%) Investment Banking
6 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Architect
1 11 (52.38%) Designer
1 11 (52.38%) Solutions Designer
2 10 (47.62%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Digital Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Power BI Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) CRM Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Python Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) React
2 3 (14.29%) Web Services
3 2 (9.52%) REST
3 2 (9.52%) SOAP
4 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.76%) Middleware
4 1 (4.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (76.19%) Mobile App
2 9 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (66.67%) Mobile Application Development
3 13 (61.90%) Scrum
3 13 (61.90%) Web Application Development
4 12 (57.14%) Software Delivery
5 11 (52.38%) Kanban
6 10 (47.62%) Microservices
7 8 (38.10%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 6 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
9 4 (19.05%) Time Management
9 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
10 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (9.52%) Data Development
10 2 (9.52%) Migration
11 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
11 1 (4.76%) Low Latency
11 1 (4.76%) Re-Platforming
11 1 (4.76%) Translating Business Requirements
11 1 (4.76%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) Java
2 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) Perl
3 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) MuleSoft
2 1 (4.76%) F5