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 3 months to 24 April 2017 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)
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 97 100
Rank change year-on-year +12 +3  
Contract jobs citing PaaS 1 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.098% 0.52% 0.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.23% 7.14% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Median daily rate £700 £475 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.36% -13.63%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +5.55% +2.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

PaaS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 81 112 79
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 7.96% 7.31% 5.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 79 52
Median daily rate £430 £500 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.00% +66.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £435 £400
% change year-on-year +3.44% +8.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £12.10 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +230.57% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.75% -20.00%  

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing PaaS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, 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 5 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (100.00%) Splunk
2 4 (80.00%) Spring
2 4 (80.00%) HTML5
2 4 (80.00%) Velocity
2 4 (80.00%) Release Management
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) Middleware
2 4 (80.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (80.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (80.00%) New Relic
2 4 (80.00%) Microservices
2 4 (80.00%) AppDynamics
2 4 (80.00%) Spring Boot
2 4 (80.00%) MuleSoft
2 4 (80.00%) Spring Cloud
2 4 (80.00%) CSS3
3 3 (60.00%) DevOps
3 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Retail

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 (80.00%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) IaaS
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) CSS3
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) HTML5
1 4 (80.00%) Middleware
1 4 (80.00%) Spring
1 4 (80.00%) Spring Boot
1 4 (80.00%) Spring Cloud
1 4 (80.00%) Velocity
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Microservices
1 4 (80.00%) Release Management
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) IT Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (20.00%) Network Design
3 1 (20.00%) SIEM
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Splunk
2 4 (80.00%) AppDynamics
2 4 (80.00%) MuleSoft
2 4 (80.00%) New Relic
3 1 (20.00%) CyberArk
3 1 (20.00%) Imperva
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Qualys