Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 128 112
Rank change year-on-year +23 -16 +31
Contract jobs citing PaaS 47 6 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.86% 0.28% 1.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.15% 3.80% 14.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 6 29
Leeds median daily rate £488 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% -9.52% -4.55%
10th Percentile £375 £419 £395
90th Percentile £575 £644 £666
West Yorkshire median daily rate £486 £475 £565
% change year-on-year +2.37% -15.93% +2.73%
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 463 158 255
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 18.35% 7.45% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 108 191
Leeds median daily rate £425 £428 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.58% +0.59% +13.33%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £313
90th Percentile £575 £575 £650
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Leeds median hourly rate - £25.00 £12.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +106.61% -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £13.80
% change year-on-year -40.00% +81.16% -

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 18 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PaaS in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 39 (82.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (78.72%) IaaS
3 34 (72.34%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (46.81%) Git (software)
4 22 (46.81%) SaaS
5 18 (38.30%) Java
6 17 (36.17%) Jenkins
7 16 (34.04%) Microsoft
8 15 (31.91%) Puppet
9 14 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (27.66%) Configuration Management
11 12 (25.53%) DevOps
12 11 (23.40%) Salt
12 11 (23.40%) Docker
12 11 (23.40%) PHP
12 11 (23.40%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (21.28%) Release Management
13 10 (21.28%) Web Services
13 10 (21.28%) Service Delivery
14 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
14 9 (19.15%) Opscode Chef
14 9 (19.15%) Ansible
14 9 (19.15%) Data Centre
15 8 (17.02%) Go
15 8 (17.02%) PowerShell
15 8 (17.02%) Red Hat
15 8 (17.02%) Linux
15 8 (17.02%) VMware
16 7 (14.89%) Subversion
16 7 (14.89%) Disaster Recovery

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 5 (10.64%) OpenStack
2 4 (8.51%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (6.38%) Confluence
4 2 (4.26%) Anypoint
4 2 (4.26%) Mule
4 2 (4.26%) nginx
4 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.26%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 39 (82.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (78.72%) IaaS
3 34 (72.34%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (46.81%) SaaS
5 5 (10.64%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (4.26%) CloudBees
6 2 (4.26%) GitHub
6 2 (4.26%) npm
6 2 (4.26%) Office 365
6 2 (4.26%) OpenShift
6 2 (4.26%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) DNS
2 1 (2.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.26%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (46.81%) Git (software)
2 17 (36.17%) Jenkins
3 7 (14.89%) Psake
3 7 (14.89%) Subversion
3 7 (14.89%) TeamCity
4 3 (6.38%) Maven
5 2 (4.26%) CircleCI
5 2 (4.26%) Gradle
5 2 (4.26%) gulp
5 2 (4.26%) IBM UrbanCode
5 2 (4.26%) JIRA
5 2 (4.26%) JUnit
5 2 (4.26%) SonarQube
5 2 (4.26%) Travis CI
6 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (10.64%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Banking
2 2 (4.26%) Games
2 2 (4.26%) Online Betting
2 2 (4.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (19.15%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) Architect
3 7 (14.89%) Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Business Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Developer
3 7 (14.89%) Technical Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Technical Business Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Azure Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Cloud Architect
5 5 (10.64%) Python Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Azure DevOps
6 4 (8.51%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Ruby Developer
7 3 (6.38%) AWS Architect
7 3 (6.38%) Azure Architect
7 3 (6.38%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.28%) Web Services
2 4 (8.51%) CSS
2 4 (8.51%) HTML
3 3 (6.38%) .NET
3 3 (6.38%) Node.js
3 3 (6.38%) Spring
4 2 (4.26%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.26%) CSS3
4 2 (4.26%) J2EE
4 2 (4.26%) jQuery
4 2 (4.26%) JSON
4 2 (4.26%) Kafka
4 2 (4.26%) React
4 2 (4.26%) REST
4 2 (4.26%) SOAP
5 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.13%) hapi
5 1 (2.13%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Data Centre
2 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (12.77%) Clustering
4 5 (10.64%) Public Cloud
5 4 (8.51%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
6 2 (4.26%) User Experience
7 1 (2.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.02%) Linux
2 6 (12.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.26%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (27.66%) Configuration Management
3 12 (25.53%) DevOps
4 11 (23.40%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (21.28%) Release Management
5 10 (21.28%) Service Delivery
6 7 (14.89%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (14.89%) Migration
6 7 (14.89%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (14.89%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (12.77%) High Availability
7 6 (12.77%) Load Balancing
8 5 (10.64%) Software Architecture
9 4 (8.51%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (8.51%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 4 (8.51%) Immutable Infrastructure
9 4 (8.51%) IT Strategy
9 4 (8.51%) Microservices
9 4 (8.51%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 18 (38.30%) Java
2 11 (23.40%) PHP
3 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
4 8 (17.02%) Go
4 8 (17.02%) PowerShell
5 7 (14.89%) Python
5 7 (14.89%) Ruby
6 5 (10.64%) Bash Shell
6 5 (10.64%) Perl
7 4 (8.51%) Groovy
8 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.26%) SQL
9 1 (2.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 2 (4.26%) CCSP
2 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.26%) CISM
2 2 (4.26%) CISSP
2 2 (4.26%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) GIAC
2 2 (4.26%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 11 (23.40%) Docker
2 2 (4.26%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (31.91%) Puppet
2 11 (23.40%) Salt
3 9 (19.15%) Ansible
3 9 (19.15%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (14.89%) Terraform
5 6 (12.77%) Marathon
5 6 (12.77%) Mesos
6 5 (10.64%) CFEngine
7 2 (4.26%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 16 (34.04%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.02%) Red Hat
2 8 (17.02%) VMware
3 6 (12.77%) Brocade
3 6 (12.77%) F5
4 4 (8.51%) MuleSoft
5 2 (4.26%) Splunk
6 1 (2.13%) Dell