Period
to 19 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 19 February 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)
South East > Kent
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 51 58 44
Rank change year-on-year +7 -14 +16
Contract jobs citing PaaS 3 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.72% 2.06% 2.65%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.88% 12.22% 29.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 10
Kent median daily rate £575 £588 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.13% -2.08% +2.13%
10th Percentile £458 £427 £461
90th Percentile £675 £713 £641
South East median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £66.00 - £42.50

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 Kent with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 104 90 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 24.82% 16.89% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 59 30
Kent median daily rate £444 £450 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.39% +7.46% -6.94%
10th Percentile £160 £320 £324
90th Percentile £625 £675 £638
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Kent median hourly rate £15.19 £10.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.20% -46.05% -36.67%
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +12.90% -8.82% -4.21%

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for PaaS in Kent

PaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PaaS in Kent

PaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PaaS in Kent over the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PaaS in Kent

PaaS
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the Kent region over the 6 months to 19 February 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
Maidstone +15 1 £500 -
PaaS
South East

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 Kent region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Microservices
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) IaaS
3 1 (33.33%) Task Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (33.33%) npm
3 1 (33.33%) Commercial Awareness
3 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (33.33%) Data Lake
3 1 (33.33%) Fintech
3 1 (33.33%) Service Design
3 1 (33.33%) Re-Platforming
3 1 (33.33%) NewSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (33.33%) NuGet
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Bower
3 1 (33.33%) Docker
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET

PaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 (66.67%) IaaS
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (33.33%) npm
2 1 (33.33%) NuGet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (33.33%) Data Lake
1 1 (33.33%) NewSQL
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Bower
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Azure DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) Azure DevOps Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Azure Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) IT Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Platform Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Fintech
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Microservices
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Commercial Awareness
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Information Management
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (33.33%) Re-Platforming
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Service Design
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Task Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft