Period
to 22 September 2020

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 22 September 2020 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
22 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 144 189 210
Rank change year-on-year +45 +21 +36
Contract jobs citing PaaS 267 559 622
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.00% 1.46% 1.37%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.73% 4.50% 5.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 377 451
Median daily rate £525 £575 £530
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.70% +8.49% -3.64%
10th Percentile £413 £425 £413
90th Percentile £675 £738 £700
England median daily rate £525 £550 £525
% change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £59.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -41.51% +74.14%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £72.50 £59.84
% change year-on-year -51.72% +21.17% -7.95%

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 4,661 12,421 11,785
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 34.85% 32.48% 25.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,285 8,853 8,666
Median daily rate £525 £525 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.94% +2.00%
10th Percentile £350 £330 £325
90th Percentile £725 £688 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 110 85
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.75 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.92% -1.14% +2.33%
10th Percentile £20.75 £17.38 £13.00
90th Percentile £51.25 £67.63 £83.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £23.22 £19.00
% change year-on-year +50.76% +22.18% -9.52%

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for PaaS in London

PaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing PaaS in London.

Daily rate trend for PaaS in London

PaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing PaaS in London over the 6 months to 22 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for PaaS in London

PaaS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing PaaS in London.

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 22 September 2020. 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 +90 39 £525 -4.55% 20
West London +47 9 £630 +32.63% 4
South London +38 2 £450 -22.58%
East London +34 2 £675 -3.57%
North London +15 2 £588 -
PaaS
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2020, 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.

1 181 (67.79%) Azure
2 129 (48.31%) IaaS
3 117 (43.82%) DevOps
4 115 (43.07%) SaaS
5 82 (30.71%) Windows
6 71 (26.59%) Agile Software Development
7 66 (24.72%) Oracle
8 64 (23.97%) Microsoft
8 64 (23.97%) Finance
9 59 (22.10%) Security Cleared
10 55 (20.60%) Linux
11 53 (19.85%) AWS
12 51 (19.10%) SC Cleared
13 49 (18.35%) DNS
14 47 (17.60%) Java
15 46 (17.23%) SQL
15 46 (17.23%) Firewall
15 46 (17.23%) Kubernetes
16 39 (14.61%) VPN
16 39 (14.61%) GCP
17 38 (14.23%) Docker
18 37 (13.86%) Active Directory
19 36 (13.48%) DMZ
19 36 (13.48%) Migration
19 36 (13.48%) Terraform
20 33 (12.36%) SOA
20 33 (12.36%) Oracle Fusion
21 32 (11.99%) Jenkins
21 32 (11.99%) Python
22 31 (11.61%) .NET

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 22 (8.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 19 (7.12%) WebLogic
3 10 (3.75%) Cloud Foundry
3 10 (3.75%) SharePoint
4 8 (3.00%) Apache
4 8 (3.00%) nginx
4 8 (3.00%) Skype for Business
5 7 (2.62%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.50%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.50%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.50%) Confluence
7 3 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.12%) SAS
8 1 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.37%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.37%) CMS
8 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 12 (4.49%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (3.75%) Oracle ERP
2 6 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.50%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.12%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.75%) Magento
5 2 (0.75%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.75%) SAP Retail
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.37%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 181 (67.79%) Azure
2 129 (48.31%) IaaS
3 115 (43.07%) SaaS
4 53 (19.85%) AWS
5 39 (14.61%) GCP
6 28 (10.49%) Office 365
7 20 (7.49%) Azure Active Directory
8 17 (6.37%) Cloud Computing
8 17 (6.37%) Serverless
9 9 (3.37%) GitHub
10 8 (3.00%) Azure Functions
10 8 (3.00%) Logic Apps
11 7 (2.62%) npm
12 6 (2.25%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (2.25%) Power Platform
13 5 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (1.87%) Azure Data Factory
13 5 (1.87%) OneDrive
14 4 (1.50%) Amazon S3
14 4 (1.50%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 49 (18.35%) DNS
2 46 (17.23%) Firewall
3 39 (14.61%) VPN
4 36 (13.48%) DMZ
5 25 (9.36%) WAN
6 24 (8.99%) Internet
7 18 (6.74%) TCP/IP
8 13 (4.87%) LAN
9 11 (4.12%) Intranet
9 11 (4.12%) Wireless
10 10 (3.75%) Kerberos
10 10 (3.75%) Network Security
11 9 (3.37%) Skype
11 9 (3.37%) SNMP
11 9 (3.37%) TACACS
12 8 (3.00%) OSPF
13 7 (2.62%) HTTP
14 6 (2.25%) SSL
15 4 (1.50%) HTTPS
15 4 (1.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.49%) Cosmos DB
1 20 (7.49%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.37%) Oracle ODI
3 15 (5.62%) Azure SQL Database
4 9 (3.37%) NoSQL
4 9 (3.37%) Relational Database
5 8 (3.00%) Big Data
5 8 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (3.00%) MongoDB
6 7 (2.62%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (2.62%) RDBMS
6 7 (2.62%) Redis
7 6 (2.25%) BigQuery
7 6 (2.25%) Power BI
8 4 (1.50%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.50%) Data Lake
8 4 (1.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.50%) GIS
8 4 (1.50%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 32 (11.99%) Jenkins
2 24 (8.99%) Git (software)
3 12 (4.49%) Postman
4 10 (3.75%) Maven
5 9 (3.37%) Gradle
5 9 (3.37%) SoapUI
6 8 (3.00%) CircleCI
6 8 (3.00%) Subversion
6 8 (3.00%) Travis CI
7 7 (2.62%) Artifactory
7 7 (2.62%) gulp
7 7 (2.62%) Visual Studio Team System
8 6 (2.25%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (2.25%) TeamCity
9 5 (1.87%) Bitbucket
9 5 (1.87%) JIRA
10 3 (1.12%) JUnit
10 3 (1.12%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (1.12%) Selenium
11 2 (0.75%) Ant
General
1 64 (23.97%) Finance
2 29 (10.86%) Public Sector
3 20 (7.49%) Banking
4 16 (5.99%) Manufacturing
5 12 (4.49%) Retail
6 11 (4.12%) Electronics
6 11 (4.12%) Marketing
6 11 (4.12%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.25%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.87%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.87%) Legal
9 4 (1.50%) Billing
9 4 (1.50%) Retail Finance
10 3 (1.12%) French Language
10 3 (1.12%) German Language
10 3 (1.12%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.37%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.37%) International Banking
11 1 (0.37%) Law
11 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 74 (27.72%) Architect
2 43 (16.10%) Developer
3 33 (12.36%) DevOps Engineer
4 30 (11.24%) Azure Engineer
5 21 (7.87%) Cloud Architect
5 21 (7.87%) Cloud Engineer
6 19 (7.12%) Azure Architect
7 18 (6.74%) Technical Architect
8 17 (6.37%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 16 (5.99%) Cloud Developer
10 14 (5.24%) Solutions Architect
11 11 (4.12%) Azure Developer
11 11 (4.12%) Consultant
11 11 (4.12%) Office 365 Engineer
12 10 (3.75%) Senior DevOps
13 9 (3.37%) Oracle Developer
13 9 (3.37%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 8 (3.00%) Azure DevOps
14 8 (3.00%) Senior Developer
15 7 (2.62%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (12.36%) Oracle Fusion
2 31 (11.61%) .NET
3 27 (10.11%) REST
4 24 (8.99%) SAML
5 22 (8.24%) Web Services
6 18 (6.74%) JSON
6 18 (6.74%) XML
7 17 (6.37%) HTML
8 16 (5.99%) Node.js
9 14 (5.24%) .NET Core
10 13 (4.87%) CSS
10 13 (4.87%) Kafka
10 13 (4.87%) LDAP
11 12 (4.49%) SOAP
12 9 (3.37%) React
13 8 (3.00%) Middleware
13 8 (3.00%) RESTful
13 8 (3.00%) XSLT
14 7 (2.62%) Velocity
15 5 (1.87%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
1 24 (8.99%) Data Centre
2 22 (8.24%) Hybrid Cloud
3 15 (5.62%) PKI
3 15 (5.62%) Public Cloud
4 13 (4.87%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (4.12%) Clustering
6 8 (3.00%) Augmented Reality
6 8 (3.00%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (2.62%) Cloud Native
7 7 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (2.62%) Social Media
8 6 (2.25%) iPad
9 5 (1.87%) Enterprise Cloud
10 4 (1.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 4 (1.50%) User Experience
10 4 (1.50%) Virtual Team
11 3 (1.12%) Algorithms
11 3 (1.12%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.12%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 82 (30.71%) Windows
2 55 (20.60%) Linux
3 29 (10.86%) Windows Server
4 17 (6.37%) Unix
5 13 (4.87%) Windows 10
6 12 (4.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (4.12%) Windows Server 2016
8 9 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (3.37%) Windows Server 2019
9 8 (3.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (2.62%) Solaris
11 3 (1.12%) CentOS
11 3 (1.12%) CoreOS
11 3 (1.12%) VMS
12 2 (0.75%) Android
12 2 (0.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (43.82%) DevOps
2 71 (26.59%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (13.48%) Migration
4 33 (12.36%) SOA
5 31 (11.61%) Microservices
6 28 (10.49%) Business Intelligence
6 28 (10.49%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (9.36%) Software Engineering
8 23 (8.61%) Infrastructure as Code
8 23 (8.61%) Problem-Solving
9 22 (8.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 20 (7.49%) Dashboard Development
11 19 (7.12%) Multi-Factor Authentication
11 19 (7.12%) Security Architecture
11 19 (7.12%) Service Management
12 18 (6.74%) High Availability
12 18 (6.74%) Two-Factor Authentication
13 16 (5.99%) ERP
13 16 (5.99%) Information Security
13 16 (5.99%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 47 (17.60%) Java
2 46 (17.23%) SQL
3 32 (11.99%) Python
4 28 (10.49%) C
5 27 (10.11%) Shell Script
6 26 (9.74%) PowerShell
7 22 (8.24%) JavaScript
8 21 (7.87%) C#
9 17 (6.37%) Bash Shell
10 11 (4.12%) PL/SQL
11 10 (3.75%) Groovy
12 9 (3.37%) Scala
13 7 (2.62%) R
14 5 (1.87%) Ruby
15 4 (1.50%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.75%) Perl
16 2 (0.75%) PHP
17 1 (0.37%) ABAP
17 1 (0.37%) C++
17 1 (0.37%) Go
Qualifications
1 59 (22.10%) Security Cleared
2 51 (19.10%) SC Cleared
3 19 (7.12%) DV Cleared
4 8 (3.00%) Degree
5 7 (2.62%) CISSP
6 6 (2.25%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.12%) CISA
8 3 (1.12%) CSSLP
9 2 (0.75%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.75%) MCSE
10 1 (0.37%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.37%) ISEB
10 1 (0.37%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.37%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.37%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.37%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.37%) GDPR
2 7 (2.62%) NIST
2 7 (2.62%) QA
3 2 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (14.23%) Docker
2 37 (13.86%) Active Directory
3 22 (8.24%) Virtual Machines
4 15 (5.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (3.00%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (1.87%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.12%) Gluster
7 3 (1.12%) KVM
7 3 (1.12%) Xen
8 1 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.37%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (0.37%) HDFS
8 1 (0.37%) LXC
8 1 (0.37%) UAG
8 1 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.37%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 46 (17.23%) Kubernetes
2 36 (13.48%) Terraform
3 27 (10.11%) Single Sign-On
4 22 (8.24%) Ansible
5 15 (5.62%) Microsoft Intune
6 10 (3.75%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (3.00%) SCCM
8 7 (2.62%) Microsoft Clustering
9 6 (2.25%) Argo
9 6 (2.25%) Puppet
9 6 (2.25%) Red Hat Satellite
10 4 (1.50%) CASB
10 4 (1.50%) Nessus
11 3 (1.12%) Grafana
12 2 (0.75%) BladeLogic
12 2 (0.75%) HP ALM
12 2 (0.75%) Prometheus
13 1 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
13 1 (0.37%) SCOM
13 1 (0.37%) WSUS
Vendors
1 66 (24.72%) Oracle
2 64 (23.97%) Microsoft
3 25 (9.36%) Google
4 18 (6.74%) ServiceNow
5 16 (5.99%) VMware
6 15 (5.62%) Cisco
6 15 (5.62%) Databricks
7 14 (5.24%) SAP
7 14 (5.24%) Splunk
8 7 (2.62%) Red Hat
9 6 (2.25%) Palo Alto
9 6 (2.25%) SaltStack
10 5 (1.87%) Fortinet
10 5 (1.87%) HP
10 5 (1.87%) IBM
10 5 (1.87%) Informatica
10 5 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.50%) Sun
12 3 (1.12%) Adobe
12 3 (1.12%) Intel