The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 29 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)
East of England > Hertfordshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 55 66
Contract jobs citing PaaS 0 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire - 0.75% 1.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category - 6.41% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 8
Hertfordshire median daily rate - £550 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.91%  
East of England median daily rate £550 £413 £475
% change year-on-year +33.33% -13.15%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £50.00
East of England median hourly rate - - £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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 71 78 47
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 11.09% 11.64% 5.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 42 73
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £420 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
10th Percentile £409 £224 £330
90th Percentile £568 £574 £500
East of England median daily rate £450 £413 £403
% change year-on-year +9.09% +2.48%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £15.25 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -69.50%  
East of England median hourly rate £36.00 £15.50 £48.75
% change year-on-year +132.25% -68.20%  

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for PaaS in Hertfordshire

PaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PaaS in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (50.00%) Express
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) User Experience
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (25.00%) IaaS
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) Node.js

PaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) IaaS
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Azure Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (25.00%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (25.00%) HTML Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Node.js Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Technical Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (50.00%) Express
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) iPad
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft