Period
to 17 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 99 103 113
Rank change year-on-year +4 +10 +40
Contract jobs citing PaaS 33 35 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.40% 1.59% 1.28%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.27% 10.45% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 24 23
Leeds median daily rate £550 £513 £565
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.32% -9.29% +18.95%
10th Percentile £368 £375 £410
90th Percentile £645 £668 £648
West Yorkshire median daily rate £550 £513 £550
% change year-on-year +7.32% -6.82% +15.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire 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 Leeds with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 526 335 213
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 22.34% 15.17% 8.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 267 153
Leeds median daily rate £450 £430 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +2.38% -1.18%
10th Percentile £319 £250 £313
90th Percentile £600 £641 £598
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £430 £420
% change year-on-year +4.65% +2.38% -1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Leeds median hourly rate £11.16 £20.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.56% -3.53% -88.19%
10th Percentile £9.87 £19.25 £12.15
90th Percentile £13.62 £21.75 £29.55
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.58 £12.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year +0.64% -19.35% -34.74%

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for PaaS in Leeds

PaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PaaS in Leeds

PaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PaaS in Leeds over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PaaS in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 Leeds region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 32 (96.97%) IaaS
2 28 (84.85%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (60.61%) SaaS
3 20 (60.61%) Firewall
4 16 (48.48%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (45.45%) DevOps
6 14 (42.42%) Public Cloud
6 14 (42.42%) Serverless
7 12 (36.36%) DNS
7 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
8 11 (33.33%) VPN
9 10 (30.30%) Linux
10 9 (27.27%) Jenkins
10 9 (27.27%) JIRA
11 8 (24.24%) Configuration Management
11 8 (24.24%) CheckPoint
11 8 (24.24%) Finance
11 8 (24.24%) Cisco
11 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
11 8 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (24.24%) Load Balancing
11 8 (24.24%) Confluence
12 7 (21.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 7 (21.21%) Amazon RDS
12 7 (21.21%) Infrastructure Management
12 7 (21.21%) Route 53
12 7 (21.21%) Octopus Deploy
12 7 (21.21%) Mentoring
12 7 (21.21%) Coaching
12 7 (21.21%) GitLab

PaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (24.24%) Confluence
2 1 (3.03%) Anypoint
2 1 (3.03%) Apache
2 1 (3.03%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (3.03%) nginx
2 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 32 (96.97%) IaaS
2 28 (84.85%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (60.61%) SaaS
4 16 (48.48%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (42.42%) Serverless
6 7 (21.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 7 (21.21%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (21.21%) Amazon S3
6 7 (21.21%) Amazon SQS
6 7 (21.21%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (21.21%) AWS Lambda
6 7 (21.21%) Route 53
6 7 (21.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (6.06%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (3.03%) GitHub
8 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (60.61%) Firewall
2 12 (36.36%) DNS
3 11 (33.33%) VPN
4 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
5 7 (21.21%) BGP
5 7 (21.21%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (21.21%) ICMP
5 7 (21.21%) NX-OS
5 7 (21.21%) OSPF
5 7 (21.21%) WAN
6 5 (15.15%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (15.15%) LAN
6 5 (15.15%) VoIP
7 4 (12.12%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (12.12%) MPLS
7 4 (12.12%) VPLS
8 2 (6.06%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 7 (21.21%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Jenkins
1 9 (27.27%) JIRA
2 7 (21.21%) GitLab
2 7 (21.21%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (3.03%) Bitbucket
3 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.03%) Maven
3 1 (3.03%) SonarQube
3 1 (3.03%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) Architect
3 8 (24.24%) Cloud Architect
4 7 (21.21%) AWS Architect
4 7 (21.21%) AWS DevOps
4 7 (21.21%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 7 (21.21%) AWS Engineer
4 7 (21.21%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (21.21%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (21.21%) Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (18.18%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (15.15%) Network Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Azure Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Cloud Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Azure DevOps
8 1 (3.03%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (3.03%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) .NET Core
2 1 (3.03%) Node.js
2 1 (3.03%) React
2 1 (3.03%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (42.42%) Public Cloud
2 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Linux
2 7 (21.21%) VMS
3 2 (6.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) DevOps
2 8 (24.24%) Configuration Management
2 8 (24.24%) Load Balancing
3 7 (21.21%) Auto-Scaling
3 7 (21.21%) Coaching
3 7 (21.21%) Infrastructure Management
3 7 (21.21%) Mentoring
3 7 (21.21%) Network Management
3 7 (21.21%) Open Source
3 7 (21.21%) Software Delivery
3 7 (21.21%) Systems Engineering
4 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (15.15%) Network Optimisation
5 5 (15.15%) Strategic Thinking
5 5 (15.15%) Test Automation
6 4 (12.12%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (12.12%) Network Architecture
6 4 (12.12%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) Bash Shell
2 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
2 4 (12.12%) Python
3 3 (9.09%) Java
3 3 (9.09%) Perl
4 2 (6.06%) Ruby
5 1 (3.03%) C#
5 1 (3.03%) C++
5 1 (3.03%) Go
5 1 (3.03%) Java 8
5 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.03%) PHP
5 1 (3.03%) R
5 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (21.21%) CCNP
2 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
2 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
3 5 (15.15%) CCIE
4 1 (3.03%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Puppet
2 2 (6.06%) Ansible
2 2 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.03%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.03%) Mesos
3 1 (3.03%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 8 (24.24%) CheckPoint
2 8 (24.24%) Cisco
3 3 (9.09%) VMware
4 2 (6.06%) Dell
4 2 (6.06%) Google
5 1 (3.03%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (3.03%) Citrix
5 1 (3.03%) EMC
5 1 (3.03%) MuleSoft
5 1 (3.03%) NetApp
5 1 (3.03%) TOWER Software