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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 50 53 62
Rank change year-on-year +3 +9  
Contract jobs citing PaaS 4 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.65% 0.88% 0.43%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.56% 10.00% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Median daily rate £365 £650 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.84% +52.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £650 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £650 £445
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 61 60 33
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 9.89% 8.76% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 38 24
Median daily rate £525 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -1.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £310 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £625 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £15.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +24.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% -13.35%  

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 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

PaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PaaS in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PaaS in Hertfordshire

PaaS
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford - 1 £450 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
PaaS
East of England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 4 (66.67%) Scrum
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Retail
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Web Design
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) iPad
3 2 (33.33%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 2 (33.33%) Node.js
3 2 (33.33%) CSS3
3 2 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (33.33%) IaaS

PaaS
Top Related 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 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (33.33%) IaaS
3 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (16.67%) Office 365
3 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Azure Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (33.33%) HTML CSS Developer
2 2 (33.33%) HTML Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Node.js Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) CSS3
1 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
1 2 (33.33%) Express
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) HTML5
1 2 (33.33%) Node.js
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) iPad
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Web Design
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft