Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 109 150
Rank change year-on-year +11 +41 -29
Contract jobs citing PaaS 36 30 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.64% 1.27% 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.81% 14.35% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 22 3
Leeds median daily rate £513 £563 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.89% +18.42% -5.00%
10th Percentile £375 £410 £418
90th Percentile £668 £649 £513
West Yorkshire median daily rate £513 £550 £475
% change year-on-year -6.82% +15.79% -5.00%
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 333 209 194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 15.18% 8.82% 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 151 129
Leeds median daily rate £438 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% -1.18% +21.43%
10th Percentile £250 £319 £306
90th Percentile £642 £600 £608
West Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £420 £425
% change year-on-year +2.38% -1.18% +19.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Leeds median hourly rate £20.50 £21.25 £180.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.53% -88.19% -
10th Percentile £19.25 £12.15 £170.00
90th Percentile £21.75 £29.55 £190.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -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 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PaaS in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 32 (88.89%) IaaS
2 25 (69.44%) SaaS
3 20 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (41.67%) IT Strategy
5 14 (38.89%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (36.11%) Amazon AWS
6 13 (36.11%) MVC
6 13 (36.11%) SOA
7 12 (33.33%) Finance
7 12 (33.33%) TOGAF
8 10 (27.78%) Java
9 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 9 (25.00%) Management Information System
9 9 (25.00%) Jenkins
10 8 (22.22%) Information Architecture
10 8 (22.22%) Financial Modelling
10 8 (22.22%) Git (software)
10 8 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
10 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (22.22%) UML
10 8 (22.22%) Business Process Modelling
11 7 (19.44%) Docker
11 7 (19.44%) Web Services
11 7 (19.44%) Puppet
11 7 (19.44%) DevOps
12 6 (16.67%) Data Centre
13 5 (13.89%) Mesos
13 5 (13.89%) Microservices
13 5 (13.89%) Marathon
13 5 (13.89%) Service Design

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 4 (11.11%) Cloud Foundry
1 4 (11.11%) Confluence
2 2 (5.56%) nginx
3 1 (2.78%) Apache
3 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.78%) Mule
3 1 (2.78%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 32 (88.89%) IaaS
2 25 (69.44%) SaaS
3 20 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (36.11%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (8.33%) CloudBees
5 3 (8.33%) GitHub
5 3 (8.33%) OpenShift
6 1 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.78%) npm
6 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 4 (11.11%) JIRA
4 3 (8.33%) SonarQube
5 1 (2.78%) CircleCI
5 1 (2.78%) Gradle
5 1 (2.78%) gulp
5 1 (2.78%) IBM UrbanCode
5 1 (2.78%) JUnit
5 1 (2.78%) Maven
5 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.78%) Travis CI
General
1 12 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Banking
2 3 (8.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (63.89%) Architect
2 16 (44.44%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (13.89%) Azure Architect
4 4 (11.11%) Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Technical Business Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Author
6 1 (2.78%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Junior Architect
6 1 (2.78%) SaaS Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Technical Author
6 1 (2.78%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) Web Services
2 4 (11.11%) JSON
3 3 (8.33%) CSS
3 3 (8.33%) HTML
3 3 (8.33%) J2EE
3 3 (8.33%) REST
3 3 (8.33%) SOAP
3 3 (8.33%) Spring
4 1 (2.78%) .NET
4 1 (2.78%) Node.js
4 1 (2.78%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (38.89%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 5 (13.89%) Clustering
4 5 (13.89%) Mobile App
5 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (8.33%) User Experience
6 2 (5.56%) Cloud Native
7 1 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (2.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) IT Strategy
2 13 (36.11%) MVC
2 13 (36.11%) SOA
3 12 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (22.22%) Business Process Modelling
4 8 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
4 8 (22.22%) Financial Modelling
4 8 (22.22%) Information Architecture
4 8 (22.22%) UML
5 7 (19.44%) DevOps
6 5 (13.89%) Configuration Management
6 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (13.89%) High Availability
6 5 (13.89%) Load Balancing
6 5 (13.89%) Microservices
6 5 (13.89%) Service Design
6 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) Java
2 5 (13.89%) PHP
3 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.56%) Python
5 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.78%) Groovy
5 1 (2.78%) Perl
5 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
1 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) CCDP
2 1 (2.78%) CCIE
2 1 (2.78%) CCNP
2 1 (2.78%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.78%) CISM
2 1 (2.78%) CISSP
2 1 (2.78%) MCSA
2 1 (2.78%) MCSE
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 7 (19.44%) Docker
2 2 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) Puppet
2 5 (13.89%) Marathon
2 5 (13.89%) Mesos
2 5 (13.89%) Salt
3 3 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.56%) Ansible
5 1 (2.78%) CFEngine
5 1 (2.78%) HAProxy
5 1 (2.78%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.89%) F5
3 4 (11.11%) Brocade
3 4 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 4 (11.11%) VMware
4 3 (8.33%) MuleSoft
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco
5 1 (2.78%) Splunk