Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 97 95
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2 +66
Contract jobs citing PaaS 42 35 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.76% 1.56% 1.97%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.14% 10.97% 20.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 25 42
Leeds median daily rate £538 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% -4.55% +15.79%
10th Percentile £413 £433 £410
90th Percentile £623 £635 £638
West Yorkshire median daily rate £538 £550 £565
% change year-on-year -2.27% -2.65% +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 516 319 251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 21.62% 14.25% 9.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 237 189
Leeds median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £325 £213 £318
90th Percentile £600 £638 £613
West Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +1.74% +1.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Leeds median hourly rate £14.00 £22.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.46% +56.90% -
10th Percentile £13.50 £19.78 £10.85
90th Percentile £14.50 £25.13 £28.15
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.56 £20.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -28.98% +32.26% -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 20 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PaaS in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 37 (88.10%) IaaS
2 34 (80.95%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (50.00%) SaaS
4 18 (42.86%) DevOps
4 18 (42.86%) Public Cloud
4 18 (42.86%) Serverless
5 16 (38.10%) Microsoft Azure
6 15 (35.71%) Firewall
7 13 (30.95%) Configuration Management
7 13 (30.95%) Linux
7 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
8 12 (28.57%) Jenkins
8 12 (28.57%) DNS
8 12 (28.57%) Bash Shell
9 11 (26.19%) Network Management
9 11 (26.19%) JIRA
9 11 (26.19%) VMS
9 11 (26.19%) Infrastructure Management
10 10 (23.81%) Open Source
11 9 (21.43%) VPN
12 8 (19.05%) TCP/IP
12 8 (19.05%) Confluence
12 8 (19.05%) Load Balancing
13 7 (16.67%) SC Cleared
13 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
13 7 (16.67%) PowerShell
13 7 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
13 7 (16.67%) Amazon S3
13 7 (16.67%) Amazon SQS
13 7 (16.67%) Route 53

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 (19.05%) Confluence
2 3 (7.14%) OpenStack
3 2 (4.76%) Anypoint
4 1 (2.38%) Apache
4 1 (2.38%) nginx
4 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 37 (88.10%) IaaS
2 34 (80.95%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (50.00%) SaaS
4 18 (42.86%) Serverless
5 16 (38.10%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (16.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 7 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (16.67%) Amazon S3
6 7 (16.67%) Amazon SQS
6 7 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (16.67%) AWS Lambda
6 7 (16.67%) Route 53
6 7 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (2.38%) GitHub
8 1 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (35.71%) Firewall
2 12 (28.57%) DNS
3 9 (21.43%) VPN
4 8 (19.05%) TCP/IP
5 7 (16.67%) ICMP
6 4 (9.52%) BGP
6 4 (9.52%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (9.52%) NX-OS
6 4 (9.52%) OSPF
6 4 (9.52%) WAN
7 3 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (4.76%) LAN
8 2 (4.76%) MPLS
8 2 (4.76%) VoIP
8 2 (4.76%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 7 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (4.76%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.38%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 12 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 11 (26.19%) JIRA
3 7 (16.67%) GitLab
3 7 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (11.90%) Git (software)
5 3 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (7.14%) Bitbucket
6 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (2.38%) Maven
7 1 (2.38%) SonarQube
7 1 (2.38%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (2.38%) Subversion
General
1 6 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Games
2 2 (4.76%) Online Betting
3 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Architect
2 13 (30.95%) Cloud Architect
3 12 (28.57%) AWS Architect
3 12 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (23.81%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 10 (23.81%) Infrastructure Architect
5 9 (21.43%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
6 8 (19.05%) AWS Engineer
7 7 (16.67%) AWS DevOps
7 7 (16.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 7 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
8 6 (14.29%) Developer
9 5 (11.90%) Azure Engineer
10 2 (4.76%) Azure Developer
10 2 (4.76%) Azure DevOps
10 2 (4.76%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 2 (4.76%) Cloud Developer
10 2 (4.76%) Consultant
10 2 (4.76%) Network Engineer
10 2 (4.76%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) .NET
1 4 (9.52%) Web Services
2 3 (7.14%) Node.js
3 2 (4.76%) Kafka
4 1 (2.38%) .NET Core
4 1 (2.38%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.38%) React
4 1 (2.38%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 18 (42.86%) Public Cloud
2 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.95%) Linux
2 11 (26.19%) VMS
3 3 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) DevOps
2 13 (30.95%) Configuration Management
3 11 (26.19%) Infrastructure Management
3 11 (26.19%) Network Management
4 10 (23.81%) Open Source
5 8 (19.05%) Load Balancing
6 7 (16.67%) Auto-Scaling
6 7 (16.67%) Coaching
6 7 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 7 (16.67%) Software Delivery
6 7 (16.67%) Systems Engineering
7 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (14.29%) ITIL
7 6 (14.29%) Strategic Thinking
8 5 (11.90%) Capacity Management
8 5 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (9.52%) IT Governance
9 4 (9.52%) Test Automation
10 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (7.14%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 12 (28.57%) Bash Shell
2 7 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 7 (16.67%) Python
3 6 (14.29%) Java
3 6 (14.29%) Perl
4 5 (11.90%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.90%) Ruby
5 4 (9.52%) Go
6 3 (7.14%) PHP
7 2 (4.76%) Groovy
7 2 (4.76%) SQL
8 1 (2.38%) C#
8 1 (2.38%) C++
8 1 (2.38%) Java 8
8 1 (2.38%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.90%) CCNP
2 5 (11.90%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.76%) CCIE
4 1 (2.38%) AWS Certification
4 1 (2.38%) CCDP
4 1 (2.38%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (2.38%) CISM
4 1 (2.38%) CISSP
4 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 3 (7.14%) Docker
1 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.38%) KVM
2 1 (2.38%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (14.29%) Puppet
2 5 (11.90%) Ansible
3 2 (4.76%) CFEngine
3 2 (4.76%) Salt
4 1 (2.38%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.38%) Mesos
Vendors
1 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.90%) Cisco
3 4 (9.52%) CheckPoint
4 3 (7.14%) VMware
5 2 (4.76%) Dell
5 2 (4.76%) MuleSoft
5 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.38%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.38%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (2.38%) Google