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 3 months to 25 June 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)
England / London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 191 251 343
Rank change year-on-year +60 +92  
Contract jobs citing PaaS 267 182 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.30% 0.85% 0.39%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.43% 6.95% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 127 56
Median daily rate £563 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £685 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £519 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +3.80% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £47.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 - £50.00

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 London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 3169 2617 1737
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 15.49% 12.24% 7.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2261 1949 1190
Median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £330 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £620 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £393
% change year-on-year - +14.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 27 26
Median hourly rate £22.62 £22.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.81% -37.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.66 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £122.50 £44.45 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +75.75% -40.00%  

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London 0 17 £600 +9.09% 8
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £850 -
Enfield 0 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 2 £675 -
Wimbledon - 1 £315 -
PaaS
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 London region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 251 (47.00%) DevOps
2 224 (41.95%) Agile Software Development
3 217 (40.64%) Amazon AWS
4 214 (40.07%) IaaS
5 190 (35.58%) Microsoft Azure
6 157 (29.40%) Java
7 153 (28.65%) Cloud Foundry
8 151 (28.28%) Python
9 133 (24.91%) Finance
10 122 (22.85%) Puppet
11 116 (21.72%) Linux
12 115 (21.54%) Opscode Chef
13 110 (20.60%) Open Source
14 109 (20.41%) Microsoft
15 103 (19.29%) Ansible
16 101 (18.91%) Jenkins
16 101 (18.91%) Continuous Integration
17 95 (17.79%) SaaS
18 87 (16.29%) Windows
18 87 (16.29%) Microservices
19 81 (15.17%) Docker
20 80 (14.98%) Configuration Management
21 72 (13.48%) SOA
22 71 (13.30%) Security Cleared
23 69 (12.92%) Web Services
24 65 (12.17%) Scrum
25 63 (11.80%) TDD
25 63 (11.80%) Ruby
25 63 (11.80%) Continuous Delivery
26 61 (11.42%) MongoDB

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
1 153 (28.65%) Cloud Foundry
2 43 (8.05%) nginx
3 40 (7.49%) OpenStack
4 26 (4.87%) IIS
5 25 (4.68%) SharePoint
6 23 (4.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 21 (3.93%) BizTalk Server
7 21 (3.93%) Confluence
8 11 (2.06%) CMS
8 11 (2.06%) Hubot
8 11 (2.06%) WebLogic
9 9 (1.69%) Anypoint
9 9 (1.69%) Tomcat
10 8 (1.50%) JBoss
10 8 (1.50%) Oracle Coherence
11 7 (1.31%) Apache
12 5 (0.94%) MS Exchange
13 3 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
13 3 (0.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 20 (3.75%) Dynamics AX
1 20 (3.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.87%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (1.50%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 5 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.75%) Oracle Retail
6 3 (0.56%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle FAH
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 217 (40.64%) Amazon AWS
2 214 (40.07%) IaaS
3 190 (35.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 95 (17.79%) SaaS
5 47 (8.80%) OpenShift
6 33 (6.18%) AWS CloudFormation
7 25 (4.68%) GitHub
8 22 (4.12%) Azure Active Directory
9 21 (3.93%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 21 (3.93%) IBM Cloud
10 20 (3.75%) Amazon EC2
10 20 (3.75%) Office 365
10 20 (3.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 17 (3.18%) Amazon S3
11 17 (3.18%) Bluemix
12 14 (2.62%) CloudFront
12 14 (2.62%) Datadog
13 13 (2.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 11 (2.06%) AWS CloudTrail
14 11 (2.06%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 38 (7.12%) VPN
2 24 (4.49%) DNS
2 24 (4.49%) Firewall
2 24 (4.49%) Network Security
3 23 (4.31%) LAN
4 22 (4.12%) WAN
5 14 (2.62%) LDAP
6 11 (2.06%) IPsec
7 9 (1.69%) Internet
7 9 (1.69%) SSL
8 8 (1.50%) HTTP
9 7 (1.31%) Intranet
9 7 (1.31%) TCP/IP
9 7 (1.31%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (1.12%) DHCP
10 6 (1.12%) Kerberos
10 6 (1.12%) Software-Defined Networking
10 6 (1.12%) X.509
11 5 (0.94%) DMZ
11 5 (0.94%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (11.42%) MongoDB
2 49 (9.18%) SQL Server
3 29 (5.43%) PostgreSQL
3 29 (5.43%) Redis
4 27 (5.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (4.49%) Big Data
6 22 (4.12%) Azure SQL Database
6 22 (4.12%) SQL Server 2008
7 17 (3.18%) Amazon RDS
7 17 (3.18%) NoSQL
8 12 (2.25%) Data Lake
8 12 (2.25%) Power BI
9 10 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (1.69%) Hadoop
11 8 (1.50%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 8 (1.50%) Oracle ODI
11 8 (1.50%) SQL Server 2016
11 8 (1.50%) Squirro
12 7 (1.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 101 (18.91%) Jenkins
2 59 (11.05%) Git (software)
3 44 (8.24%) JIRA
4 34 (6.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 33 (6.18%) Maven
6 31 (5.81%) Travis CI
7 26 (4.87%) IBM UrbanCode
8 22 (4.12%) gulp
9 20 (3.75%) CircleCI
9 20 (3.75%) Gradle
10 18 (3.37%) Selenium
11 15 (2.81%) Visual Studio
12 13 (2.43%) JMeter
13 11 (2.06%) Cucumber
13 11 (2.06%) Sonatype Nexus
14 9 (1.69%) TeamCity
14 9 (1.69%) Visual Studio Team System
15 8 (1.50%) Subversion
16 5 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 5 (0.94%) SonarQube
General
1 133 (24.91%) Finance
2 61 (11.42%) Banking
3 23 (4.31%) Retail
4 12 (2.25%) Financial Institution
5 10 (1.87%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.69%) Advertising
7 8 (1.50%) Legal
7 8 (1.50%) Marketing
8 7 (1.31%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.12%) Law
9 6 (1.12%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.94%) Billing
10 5 (0.94%) Electronics
11 4 (0.75%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.56%) Front Office
12 3 (0.56%) International Banking
13 2 (0.37%) Back Office
13 2 (0.37%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.19%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 155 (29.03%) Architect
2 115 (21.54%) DevOps Engineer
3 105 (19.66%) Developer
4 74 (13.86%) Cloud Architect
5 46 (8.61%) AWS Engineer
6 43 (8.05%) AWS DevOps
7 38 (7.12%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 36 (6.74%) Consultant
9 34 (6.37%) Technical Architect
10 33 (6.18%) Cloud Engineer
11 31 (5.81%) Azure Architect
12 28 (5.24%) Solutions Architect
13 25 (4.68%) Platform Engineer
14 24 (4.49%) Infrastructure Architect
15 22 (4.12%) Operations Engineer
16 21 (3.93%) AWS Architect
16 21 (3.93%) Microsoft Developer
16 21 (3.93%) Python Developer
17 20 (3.75%) Dynamics AX Developer
17 20 (3.75%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (12.92%) Web Services
2 60 (11.24%) Node.js
3 45 (8.43%) .NET
4 44 (8.24%) Spring
5 33 (6.18%) JSON
6 27 (5.06%) Django
6 27 (5.06%) Flask
7 25 (4.68%) J2EE
7 25 (4.68%) RESTful
8 23 (4.31%) REST
8 23 (4.31%) Spring Boot
9 22 (4.12%) Middleware
10 21 (3.93%) OAuth
10 21 (3.93%) WCF
11 18 (3.37%) SAML
11 18 (3.37%) XML
12 16 (3.00%) HTML
13 14 (2.62%) JMS
14 13 (2.43%) CSS
14 13 (2.43%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 42 (7.87%) Data Centre
2 35 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (6.18%) Cloud Native
4 27 (5.06%) Greenfield Project
5 22 (4.12%) Private Cloud
6 20 (3.75%) User Experience
7 15 (2.81%) Public Cloud
8 13 (2.43%) Hybrid Cloud
9 11 (2.06%) Computer Science
9 11 (2.06%) Mobile App
10 10 (1.87%) Virtual Team
11 8 (1.50%) Fintech
12 7 (1.31%) Management Information System
12 7 (1.31%) Mobile Banking
12 7 (1.31%) PKI
13 5 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.94%) Social Media
14 4 (0.75%) Blog
14 4 (0.75%) Client/Server
14 4 (0.75%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 116 (21.72%) Linux
2 87 (16.29%) Windows
3 41 (7.68%) Unix
4 26 (4.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (3.18%) Windows Server
6 6 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.56%) Android
8 3 (0.56%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.56%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.37%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (47.00%) DevOps
2 224 (41.95%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (20.60%) Open Source
4 101 (18.91%) Continuous Integration
5 87 (16.29%) Microservices
6 80 (14.98%) Configuration Management
7 72 (13.48%) SOA
8 65 (12.17%) Scrum
9 63 (11.80%) Continuous Delivery
9 63 (11.80%) TDD
10 50 (9.36%) Business Intelligence
11 42 (7.87%) Migration
12 31 (5.81%) High Availability
13 30 (5.62%) Enterprise Architecture
13 30 (5.62%) Technical Architecture
13 30 (5.62%) TOGAF
14 28 (5.24%) Stakeholder Management
14 28 (5.24%) Web Operations
15 26 (4.87%) BDD
15 26 (4.87%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 157 (29.40%) Java
2 151 (28.28%) Python
3 63 (11.80%) Ruby
4 52 (9.74%) SQL
5 51 (9.55%) Go
6 42 (7.87%) Groovy
7 40 (7.49%) C#
8 34 (6.37%) PowerShell
9 26 (4.87%) JavaScript
10 25 (4.68%) Perl
11 21 (3.93%) Bash Shell
11 21 (3.93%) Shell Script
12 17 (3.18%) PHP
13 11 (2.06%) CoffeeScript
14 10 (1.87%) C++
15 9 (1.69%) C
15 9 (1.69%) Scala
16 7 (1.31%) PL/SQL
17 3 (0.56%) ES6
17 3 (0.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 71 (13.30%) Security Cleared
2 52 (9.74%) SC Cleared
3 26 (4.87%) Degree
4 9 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.31%) AWS Certification
5 7 (1.31%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (1.31%) MCSE
6 6 (1.12%) CISSP
6 6 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.75%) BC Cleared
7 4 (0.75%) CCIE
7 4 (0.75%) CISA
7 4 (0.75%) CISM
8 3 (0.56%) EMC Certification
8 3 (0.56%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.37%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.43%) QA
2 7 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.56%) COBIT
4 2 (0.37%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (0.37%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.37%) RMADS
5 1 (0.19%) GCP
5 1 (0.19%) GxP
5 1 (0.19%) PMO
5 1 (0.19%) SLA
5 1 (0.19%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 81 (15.17%) Docker
2 48 (8.99%) Active Directory
3 39 (7.30%) Virtual Machines
4 27 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (2.06%) vCloud
6 8 (1.50%) vSphere
7 6 (1.12%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.94%) pfSense
9 3 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.37%) KVM
11 1 (0.19%) Postfix
11 1 (0.19%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 122 (22.85%) Puppet
2 115 (21.54%) Opscode Chef
3 103 (19.29%) Ansible
4 53 (9.93%) Terraform
5 48 (8.99%) Kubernetes
6 19 (3.56%) Salt
7 14 (2.62%) Consul
8 10 (1.87%) Nagios
9 8 (1.50%) SCCM
10 7 (1.31%) logstash
10 7 (1.31%) SCOM
11 5 (0.94%) Mesos
12 4 (0.75%) Failover Clustering
12 4 (0.75%) Graphite
13 3 (0.56%) AirWatch
13 3 (0.56%) FortiGate
13 3 (0.56%) Hyperic
13 3 (0.56%) Kibana
13 3 (0.56%) OpenIDM
13 3 (0.56%) vRealize
Vendors
1 109 (20.41%) Microsoft
2 46 (8.61%) Oracle
3 42 (7.87%) VMware
4 37 (6.93%) Red Hat
4 37 (6.93%) Splunk
5 25 (4.68%) New Relic
6 20 (3.75%) AppDynamics
7 18 (3.37%) MuleSoft
8 16 (3.00%) ServiceNow
9 14 (2.62%) Google
10 13 (2.43%) Cisco
11 12 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
12 11 (2.06%) IBM
12 11 (2.06%) SAP
13 9 (1.69%) CheckPoint
14 8 (1.50%) Kronos
15 6 (1.12%) Citrix
15 6 (1.12%) EMC
15 6 (1.12%) Tableau
16 5 (0.94%) NetApp
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