Period
to 19 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 19 April 2019 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)
England > London
6 months to
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 151 202 195
Rank change year-on-year +51 -7 +159
Contract jobs citing PaaS 826 616 542
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.96% 1.33% 1.34%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.69% 5.90% 8.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 586 423 378
London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.76% -2.33%
10th Percentile £425 £413 £355
90th Percentile £700 £675 £704
England median daily rate £530 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +0.95% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
London median hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year - -17.65% -57.50%

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 London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 12,351 10,443 6,475
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 29.26% 22.62% 16.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,961 7,662 4,799
London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.38%
10th Percentile £356 £325 £325
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £500 £480 £458
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.92% +1.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 91 42
London median hourly rate £24.50 £26.78 £20.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.50% +33.36% -22.78%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.00 £11.03
90th Percentile £75.00 £55.00 £101.63
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £18.86
% change year-on-year -5.00% +6.07% -6.89%

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing PaaS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for PaaS in London

PaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PaaS in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for PaaS in London

PaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PaaS in London over the 6 months to 19 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PaaS in London

PaaS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PaaS in London

PaaS
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the London region over the 6 months to 19 April 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +17 135 £550 +10.00% 23
South London +26 39 £550 -6.38% 2
West London +28 31 £500 -11.11% 2
East London -33 8 £625 +35.14%
North London -6 5 £700 +64.71% 2
PaaS
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 2019, 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 London region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 518 (62.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 425 (51.45%) IaaS
3 383 (46.37%) DevOps
4 313 (37.89%) Agile Software Development
5 275 (33.29%) Amazon AWS
6 243 (29.42%) Microsoft
7 240 (29.06%) SaaS
8 200 (24.21%) PowerShell
9 195 (23.61%) SQL
10 165 (19.98%) Docker
11 154 (18.64%) Microservices
12 147 (17.80%) Jenkins
13 146 (17.68%) Git (software)
14 144 (17.43%) Python
15 142 (17.19%) Kubernetes
16 139 (16.83%) Finance
17 138 (16.71%) Ansible
18 133 (16.10%) Java
19 126 (15.25%) Windows
20 125 (15.13%) Linux
21 116 (14.04%) Active Directory
22 114 (13.80%) Puppet
23 106 (12.83%) C#
23 106 (12.83%) SQL Server
24 105 (12.71%) .NET
25 104 (12.59%) JavaScript
26 97 (11.74%) Terraform
27 93 (11.26%) Migration
28 89 (10.77%) Google Cloud Platform
29 87 (10.53%) Open Source

PaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 85 (10.29%) Cloud Foundry
2 52 (6.30%) nginx
3 38 (4.60%) OpenStack
4 17 (2.06%) Tomcat
4 17 (2.06%) WebSphere
5 16 (1.94%) IIS
6 15 (1.82%) Confluence
6 15 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
6 15 (1.82%) SharePoint
6 15 (1.82%) Skype for Business
7 12 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (1.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 9 (1.09%) Apache Spark
10 7 (0.85%) MS Exchange
11 6 (0.73%) CMS
12 5 (0.61%) SAS
13 4 (0.48%) JBoss
14 3 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 3 (0.36%) Mule
14 3 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 25 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.61%) Chatbot
3 4 (0.48%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.24%) SDL Web 8
6 1 (0.12%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 518 (62.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 425 (51.45%) IaaS
3 275 (33.29%) Amazon AWS
4 240 (29.06%) SaaS
5 89 (10.77%) Google Cloud Platform
6 66 (7.99%) Azure Active Directory
7 59 (7.14%) Serverless
8 57 (6.90%) Office 365
9 44 (5.33%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 36 (4.36%) Azure Data Factory
10 36 (4.36%) Cloud Computing
11 34 (4.12%) OpenShift
12 32 (3.87%) npm
13 31 (3.75%) AWS CloudFormation
14 27 (3.27%) Azure Functions
15 25 (3.03%) Heroku
16 22 (2.66%) Datadog
17 17 (2.06%) AWS Lambda
18 13 (1.57%) GitHub
18 13 (1.57%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 75 (9.08%) Firewall
2 34 (4.12%) VPN
3 32 (3.87%) DNS
4 25 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
5 23 (2.78%) LAN
6 22 (2.66%) WAN
7 19 (2.30%) SAN
8 18 (2.18%) Network Security
9 16 (1.94%) Cisco Nexus
10 14 (1.69%) Fibre Channel
10 14 (1.69%) Internet
10 14 (1.69%) iSCSI
11 10 (1.21%) TCP/IP
12 9 (1.09%) Cisco Firepower
13 8 (0.97%) BIG-IP
13 8 (0.97%) VLAN
14 7 (0.85%) BGP
14 7 (0.85%) OSPF
14 7 (0.85%) VPLS
14 7 (0.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (12.83%) SQL Server
2 83 (10.05%) Azure SQL Database
3 47 (5.69%) NoSQL
4 44 (5.33%) Big Data
5 40 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
6 32 (3.87%) Data Lake
6 32 (3.87%) Power BI
7 29 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
7 29 (3.51%) Redis
8 27 (3.27%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 27 (3.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 22 (2.66%) Relational Database
10 21 (2.54%) MongoDB
11 20 (2.42%) MySQL
12 15 (1.82%) Cosmos DB
13 13 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
13 13 (1.57%) Hadoop
14 11 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
15 10 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 9 (1.09%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 147 (17.80%) Jenkins
2 146 (17.68%) Git (software)
3 75 (9.08%) Visual Studio Team System
4 42 (5.08%) TeamCity
5 39 (4.72%) Maven
6 37 (4.48%) JIRA
7 36 (4.36%) Visual Studio
8 35 (4.24%) Octopus Deploy
9 31 (3.75%) gulp
10 30 (3.63%) Gradle
11 26 (3.15%) CF BOSH
12 25 (3.03%) IBM UrbanCode
13 24 (2.91%) Jasmine
13 24 (2.91%) Sonatype Nexus
14 23 (2.78%) Bitbucket
14 23 (2.78%) Travis CI
15 21 (2.54%) CircleCI
16 17 (2.06%) Karma Test Runner
17 16 (1.94%) JUnit
17 16 (1.94%) SonarQube
General
1 139 (16.83%) Finance
2 74 (8.96%) Banking
3 55 (6.66%) Retail
4 19 (2.30%) Telecoms
5 15 (1.82%) Games
5 15 (1.82%) Marketing
6 13 (1.57%) Financial Institution
7 11 (1.33%) Billing
8 9 (1.09%) Legal
9 8 (0.97%) Advertising
9 8 (0.97%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.85%) Investment Banking
10 7 (0.85%) Law
10 7 (0.85%) Multimedia
11 6 (0.73%) Electronics
12 5 (0.61%) Publishing
13 1 (0.12%) Automotive
13 1 (0.12%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.12%) French Language
13 1 (0.12%) German Language
Job Titles
1 226 (27.36%) Architect
2 166 (20.10%) DevOps Engineer
3 150 (18.16%) Developer
4 95 (11.50%) Azure Architect
5 80 (9.69%) Cloud Architect
6 70 (8.47%) Azure Engineer
7 59 (7.14%) Azure DevOps
8 57 (6.90%) Consultant
9 52 (6.30%) Solutions Architect
10 51 (6.17%) Cloud Engineer
11 41 (4.96%) Senior Developer
12 39 (4.72%) Azure DevOps Engineer
13 32 (3.87%) .NET Developer
13 32 (3.87%) Azure Developer
14 31 (3.75%) Analyst
15 27 (3.27%) Java Developer
16 25 (3.03%) Technical Architect
17 23 (2.78%) Cloud Consultant
18 22 (2.66%) Azure Consultant
18 22 (2.66%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (12.71%) .NET
2 77 (9.32%) Web Services
3 76 (9.20%) Node.js
4 66 (7.99%) HTML
5 60 (7.26%) RESTful
6 57 (6.90%) JSON
7 53 (6.42%) CSS
8 52 (6.30%) REST
9 36 (4.36%) React
10 32 (3.87%) SOAP
11 29 (3.51%) .NET Core
12 28 (3.39%) Kafka
13 27 (3.27%) Spring
14 25 (3.03%) .NET Framework
14 25 (3.03%) AngularJS
14 25 (3.03%) Spring Boot
15 24 (2.91%) ASP.NET
16 23 (2.78%) HTML5
17 20 (2.42%) RabbitMQ
18 17 (2.06%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 56 (6.78%) Public Cloud
2 49 (5.93%) Hybrid Cloud
3 46 (5.57%) Private Cloud
4 40 (4.84%) Data Centre
5 35 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
6 31 (3.75%) Cloud Native
7 23 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
8 16 (1.94%) Virtual Team
9 15 (1.82%) Mobile App
9 15 (1.82%) User Experience
10 14 (1.69%) Linux Command Line
11 13 (1.57%) Clustering
11 13 (1.57%) Hedge funds
12 12 (1.45%) Replication
13 10 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (1.09%) Data Structures
14 9 (1.09%) FMCG
15 8 (0.97%) Fintech
16 7 (0.85%) Robotics
17 6 (0.73%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 126 (15.25%) Windows
2 125 (15.13%) Linux
3 57 (6.90%) Windows Server
4 32 (3.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (2.66%) Unix
6 18 (2.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (1.33%) Android
7 11 (1.33%) Apple iOS
7 11 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (0.97%) CentOS
9 7 (0.85%) VMS
9 7 (0.85%) Windows 10
9 7 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (0.61%) Solaris
10 5 (0.61%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.36%) Mesosphere
12 2 (0.24%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.24%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 383 (46.37%) DevOps
2 313 (37.89%) Agile Software Development
3 154 (18.64%) Microservices
4 93 (11.26%) Migration
5 87 (10.53%) Open Source
6 80 (9.69%) Continuous Integration
7 64 (7.75%) Analytics
8 62 (7.51%) Continuous Delivery
8 62 (7.51%) Scrum
9 61 (7.38%) TDD
10 57 (6.90%) Test Automation
11 52 (6.30%) ITIL
12 51 (6.17%) Business Intelligence
13 50 (6.05%) BDD
14 46 (5.57%) Deployment Automation
15 45 (5.45%) High Availability
16 44 (5.33%) Continuous Deployment
17 43 (5.21%) Coaching
17 43 (5.21%) SDLC
18 42 (5.08%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 200 (24.21%) PowerShell
2 195 (23.61%) SQL
3 144 (17.43%) Python
4 133 (16.10%) Java
5 106 (12.83%) C#
6 104 (12.59%) JavaScript
7 42 (5.08%) Ruby
8 35 (4.24%) Shell Script
9 32 (3.87%) Groovy
10 23 (2.78%) Bash Shell
10 23 (2.78%) TypeScript
11 21 (2.54%) Go
12 15 (1.82%) ES6
13 14 (1.69%) C
13 14 (1.69%) C++
14 11 (1.33%) Java 8
14 11 (1.33%) VB
15 9 (1.09%) Scala
16 8 (0.97%) Perl
16 8 (0.97%) PHP
Qualifications
1 83 (10.05%) Security Cleared
2 63 (7.63%) SC Cleared
3 31 (3.75%) AWS Certification
4 25 (3.03%) Degree
5 21 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (2.18%) MCSE
7 17 (2.06%) RHCE
8 15 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
9 14 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 11 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (1.33%) CISSP
11 10 (1.21%) CISM
12 9 (1.09%) DV Cleared
12 9 (1.09%) Sun Certification
13 7 (0.85%) CCNA
14 6 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (0.73%) TOGAF Certification
15 5 (0.61%) CISA
16 4 (0.48%) BC Cleared
16 4 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.15%) QA
2 5 (0.61%) SLA
3 4 (0.48%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.48%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.36%) WCAG
5 2 (0.24%) GDPR
5 2 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.12%) PMO
System Software
1 165 (19.98%) Docker
2 116 (14.04%) Active Directory
3 78 (9.44%) Virtual Machines
4 30 (3.63%) Hyper-V
5 20 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (1.57%) XenApp
7 4 (0.48%) vSphere
8 2 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.24%) vCloud
9 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.12%) HDFS
9 1 (0.12%) KVM
9 1 (0.12%) LXC
9 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.12%) NDS
9 1 (0.12%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 1 (0.12%) NFS
9 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 142 (17.19%) Kubernetes
2 138 (16.71%) Ansible
3 114 (13.80%) Puppet
4 97 (11.74%) Terraform
5 76 (9.20%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (2.78%) SCOM
7 22 (2.66%) Grafana
7 22 (2.66%) Kibana
8 21 (2.54%) SCCM
9 16 (1.94%) SCOrch
9 16 (1.94%) SELinux
10 12 (1.45%) Mesos
10 12 (1.45%) Microsoft Clustering
10 12 (1.45%) Single Sign-On
11 11 (1.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 11 (1.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 10 (1.21%) Marathon
13 9 (1.09%) Prometheus
13 9 (1.09%) QRadar
14 8 (0.97%) logstash
Vendors
1 243 (29.42%) Microsoft
2 72 (8.72%) Oracle
3 47 (5.69%) Google
4 45 (5.45%) F5
5 43 (5.21%) Splunk
6 42 (5.08%) VMware
7 38 (4.60%) Cisco
8 30 (3.63%) Red Hat
9 28 (3.39%) CheckPoint
10 18 (2.18%) Citrix
11 17 (2.06%) SAP
12 16 (1.94%) Qualys
13 14 (1.69%) Symantec
14 13 (1.57%) Dell
15 11 (1.33%) Tableau
16 10 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
17 9 (1.09%) EMC
17 9 (1.09%) Facebook
17 9 (1.09%) ServiceNow
17 9 (1.09%) SolarWinds