Period
to 22 September 2018

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 22 September 2018 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 110 105
Rank change year-on-year +5 -5 +51
Contract jobs citing PaaS 35 24 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.41% 1.10% 2.01%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.01% 12.24% 20.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 16 49
Leeds median daily rate £488 £488 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -11.36% +15.79%
10th Percentile £413 £419 £408
90th Percentile £575 £595 £663
West Yorkshire median daily rate £488 £494 £565
% change year-on-year -1.27% -12.61% +18.95%
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 499 196 282
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 20.04% 9.02% 9.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 136 221
Leeds median daily rate £438 £450 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% -7.69% +27.87%
10th Percentile £325 £260 £325
90th Percentile £588 £596 £613
West Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £438 £450
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Leeds median hourly rate £14.00 £20.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.71% -10.87% -
10th Percentile £13.50 £17.65 £15.98
90th Percentile £14.50 £24.75 £29.83
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.56 £20.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -28.98% +32.26% -

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 22 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PaaS in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, 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 27 (77.14%) IaaS
2 26 (74.29%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (48.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (40.00%) Public Cloud
5 11 (31.43%) Infrastructure Management
5 11 (31.43%) DevOps
5 11 (31.43%) Network Management
5 11 (31.43%) Git (software)
5 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (31.43%) VMS
5 11 (31.43%) Serverless
6 10 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 10 (28.57%) PowerShell
6 10 (28.57%) SaaS
7 9 (25.71%) Java
7 9 (25.71%) Python
8 8 (22.86%) Perl
8 8 (22.86%) Configuration Management
8 8 (22.86%) Bash Shell
8 8 (22.86%) Puppet
8 8 (22.86%) Go
8 8 (22.86%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (20.00%) Jenkins
9 7 (20.00%) Ansible
9 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 7 (20.00%) Ruby
10 6 (17.14%) Migration
10 6 (17.14%) ITIL
10 6 (17.14%) OpenStack
10 6 (17.14%) Continuous Integration

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 6 (17.14%) OpenStack
2 2 (5.71%) Anypoint
Cloud Services
1 27 (77.14%) IaaS
2 26 (74.29%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (48.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (31.43%) Serverless
5 10 (28.57%) SaaS
6 5 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) RDBMS
1 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.86%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (31.43%) Git (software)
2 7 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (11.43%) Psake
3 4 (11.43%) Subversion
3 4 (11.43%) TeamCity
4 3 (8.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (8.57%) Bitbucket
4 3 (8.57%) JIRA
5 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (2.86%) Maven
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Games
2 2 (5.71%) Online Betting
3 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Architect
2 12 (34.29%) AWS Architect
2 12 (34.29%) Cloud Architect
3 10 (28.57%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 10 (28.57%) Infrastructure Architect
4 9 (25.71%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (20.00%) Developer
5 7 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (14.29%) Azure Engineer
6 5 (14.29%) Python Developer
7 4 (11.43%) Ruby Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Azure DevOps
8 2 (5.71%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) JavaScript Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Lead Architect
9 1 (2.86%) Azure Architect
9 1 (2.86%) Cloud Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Lead Infrastructure Architect
9 1 (2.86%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) Node.js
2 4 (11.43%) .NET
3 3 (8.57%) Web Services
4 2 (5.71%) AngularJS
4 2 (5.71%) CSS
4 2 (5.71%) CSS3
4 2 (5.71%) HTML
4 2 (5.71%) jQuery
4 2 (5.71%) Kafka
4 2 (5.71%) React
5 1 (2.86%) .NET Core
5 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.86%) hapi
5 1 (2.86%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (40.00%) Public Cloud
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) VMS
2 4 (11.43%) Linux
3 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (31.43%) DevOps
1 11 (31.43%) Infrastructure Management
1 11 (31.43%) Network Management
2 8 (22.86%) Configuration Management
3 6 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (17.14%) ITIL
3 6 (17.14%) Migration
3 6 (17.14%) Strategic Thinking
4 5 (14.29%) Capacity Management
4 5 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (14.29%) Release Management
4 5 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 5 (14.29%) Software Architecture
5 4 (11.43%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 4 (11.43%) IT Governance
6 3 (8.57%) IT Strategy
6 3 (8.57%) Open Source
7 2 (5.71%) Microservices
7 2 (5.71%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 10 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 9 (25.71%) Java
2 9 (25.71%) Python
3 8 (22.86%) Bash Shell
3 8 (22.86%) Go
3 8 (22.86%) Perl
4 7 (20.00%) Ruby
5 5 (14.29%) PHP
6 2 (5.71%) C#
6 2 (5.71%) Groovy
6 2 (5.71%) SQL
7 1 (2.86%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.86%) CCDP
2 1 (2.86%) CCNP
2 1 (2.86%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.86%) CISM
2 1 (2.86%) CISSP
2 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Docker
2 1 (2.86%) KVM
2 1 (2.86%) QEMU
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (22.86%) Puppet
2 7 (20.00%) Ansible
3 5 (14.29%) CFEngine
3 5 (14.29%) Salt
4 4 (11.43%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) MuleSoft
2 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.86%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco
3 1 (2.86%) VMware