Period
to 19 August 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 August 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 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 178 223 224
Rank change year-on-year +45 +1 +64
Contract jobs citing PaaS 629 603 523
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.59% 1.32% 1.21%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.95% 5.20% 6.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 423 362
London median daily rate £550 £550 £550
10th Percentile £425 £413 £413
90th Percentile £730 £700 £750
England median daily rate £538 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +2.38% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
London median hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 £34.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% +60.07% -27.28%
England median hourly rate £72.50 £55.00 £65.00
% change year-on-year +31.82% -15.38% +37.57%

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 12,709 11,592 7,559
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 32.12% 25.46% 17.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,143 8,496 5,498
London median daily rate £525 £505 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £639
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 80 66
London median hourly rate £22.25 £22.25 £21.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.82% -3.51%
10th Percentile £15.13 £14.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £70.00 £90.58 £58.75
England median hourly rate £23.22 £19.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year +20.60% -8.33% +7.09%

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 August 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

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

Contractor hourly 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 6 months to 19 August 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 -7 105 £550 +4.76% 48
West London +26 27 £481 -10.47% 13
South London +32 20 £575 +4.55% 2
East London -3 17 £713 +50.00% 6
North London +4 5 £700 -
PaaS
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 386 (61.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 354 (56.28%) IaaS
3 286 (45.47%) DevOps
4 250 (39.75%) SaaS
5 228 (36.25%) Agile Software Development
6 205 (32.59%) Microsoft
7 201 (31.96%) Amazon AWS
8 174 (27.66%) Finance
9 142 (22.58%) PowerShell
10 134 (21.30%) SQL
11 122 (19.40%) Jenkins
12 120 (19.08%) Kubernetes
13 112 (17.81%) Docker
14 105 (16.69%) Python
14 105 (16.69%) Active Directory
15 96 (15.26%) Windows
16 95 (15.10%) Linux
16 95 (15.10%) Java
16 95 (15.10%) Microservices
16 95 (15.10%) Terraform
17 94 (14.94%) Migration
18 92 (14.63%) Git (software)
19 89 (14.15%) .NET
20 79 (12.56%) Banking
21 76 (12.08%) Continuous Integration
21 76 (12.08%) Google Cloud Platform
22 74 (11.76%) Ansible
23 71 (11.29%) JavaScript
23 71 (11.29%) C#
24 70 (11.13%) Scrum

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 29 (4.61%) IIS
2 28 (4.45%) OpenStack
3 25 (3.97%) Confluence
4 21 (3.34%) Cloud Foundry
5 19 (3.02%) nginx
6 17 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
7 14 (2.23%) SharePoint
8 12 (1.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 10 (1.59%) Skype for Business
10 7 (1.11%) Apache Spark
10 7 (1.11%) MS Exchange
11 6 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (0.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 5 (0.79%) Apache
12 5 (0.79%) CMS
12 5 (0.79%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.64%) JBoss
13 4 (0.64%) Mule
13 4 (0.64%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (2.23%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.64%) Chatbot
3 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 8 (1.27%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 7 (1.11%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 5 (0.79%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.64%) Oracle Assets
4 4 (0.64%) Oracle Cash Management
4 4 (0.64%) Oracle FAH
4 4 (0.64%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (0.64%) Oracle iProcurement
4 4 (0.64%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.64%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (0.64%) SAP Hybris
5 3 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.48%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.32%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 386 (61.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 354 (56.28%) IaaS
3 250 (39.75%) SaaS
4 201 (31.96%) Amazon AWS
5 76 (12.08%) Google Cloud Platform
6 65 (10.33%) Azure Active Directory
7 52 (8.27%) OpenShift
8 50 (7.95%) Office 365
9 49 (7.79%) Serverless
10 32 (5.09%) Power Platform
11 25 (3.97%) AWS CloudFormation
12 20 (3.18%) AWS Lambda
13 18 (2.86%) GitHub
13 18 (2.86%) Slack
14 16 (2.54%) Azure ExpressRoute
14 16 (2.54%) npm
15 15 (2.38%) Azure Functions
16 14 (2.23%) Azure Data Factory
17 8 (1.27%) Amazon ECS
18 7 (1.11%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 64 (10.17%) Firewall
2 45 (7.15%) VPN
3 26 (4.13%) DNS
4 21 (3.34%) Network Security
5 16 (2.54%) VLAN
6 15 (2.38%) WAN
7 13 (2.07%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (2.07%) LAN
7 13 (2.07%) SAN
8 12 (1.91%) TCP/IP
9 11 (1.75%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (1.59%) BGP
10 10 (1.59%) DHCP
10 10 (1.59%) OSPF
11 9 (1.43%) HTTP
12 8 (1.27%) BIG-IP
12 8 (1.27%) Internet
12 8 (1.27%) iSCSI
12 8 (1.27%) Skype
13 7 (1.11%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 52 (8.27%) Azure SQL Database
3 37 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
4 32 (5.09%) PostgreSQL
4 32 (5.09%) Power BI
5 28 (4.45%) Big Data
6 27 (4.29%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 26 (4.13%) MySQL
8 24 (3.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 23 (3.66%) NoSQL
10 15 (2.38%) Data Lake
10 15 (2.38%) MongoDB
11 14 (2.23%) SQL Server 2016
12 12 (1.91%) Oracle Database
13 10 (1.59%) Hadoop
14 9 (1.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 9 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
15 8 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
15 8 (1.27%) InterSystems Cache
16 7 (1.11%) Redis
Development Applications
1 122 (19.40%) Jenkins
2 92 (14.63%) Git (software)
3 52 (8.27%) Visual Studio Team System
4 44 (7.00%) JIRA
5 25 (3.97%) Maven
6 22 (3.50%) TeamCity
6 22 (3.50%) Visual Studio
7 21 (3.34%) Jasmine
8 17 (2.70%) Karma Test Runner
8 17 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
9 15 (2.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 13 (2.07%) Gradle
10 13 (2.07%) gulp
10 13 (2.07%) NUnit
10 13 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (1.91%) Travis CI
12 10 (1.59%) CircleCI
12 10 (1.59%) MSBuild
13 9 (1.43%) Cucumber
13 9 (1.43%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 174 (27.66%) Finance
2 79 (12.56%) Banking
3 30 (4.77%) Public Sector
4 24 (3.82%) Retail
5 23 (3.66%) Legal
6 21 (3.34%) Law
7 20 (3.18%) Marketing
8 12 (1.91%) Games
8 12 (1.91%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.75%) Telecoms
10 8 (1.27%) Investment Banking
11 7 (1.11%) Multimedia
11 7 (1.11%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.79%) Billing
12 5 (0.79%) Electronics
12 5 (0.79%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.79%) Publishing
13 4 (0.64%) Advertising
14 3 (0.48%) Front Office
15 2 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 203 (32.27%) Architect
2 131 (20.83%) Developer
3 92 (14.63%) DevOps Engineer
4 90 (14.31%) Cloud Architect
5 70 (11.13%) Azure Architect
6 61 (9.70%) Azure Engineer
7 43 (6.84%) Azure DevOps
8 42 (6.68%) Security Architect
9 39 (6.20%) Consultant
10 37 (5.88%) Technical Architect
11 35 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
12 33 (5.25%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 33 (5.25%) Cloud Engineer
13 31 (4.93%) .NET Developer
14 27 (4.29%) Full Stack Developer
15 25 (3.97%) AWS Architect
16 23 (3.66%) Senior Developer
17 20 (3.18%) AWS Engineer
17 20 (3.18%) Azure Consultant
18 19 (3.02%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (14.15%) .NET
2 53 (8.43%) JSON
3 45 (7.15%) Web Services
4 39 (6.20%) HTML
5 38 (6.04%) AngularJS
6 36 (5.72%) RESTful
7 32 (5.09%) .NET Core
8 31 (4.93%) CSS
8 31 (4.93%) Node.js
8 31 (4.93%) REST
9 27 (4.29%) ASP.NET
10 25 (3.97%) SOAP
11 24 (3.82%) .NET Framework
12 21 (3.34%) ASP.NET Web API
13 20 (3.18%) HTML5
14 19 (3.02%) Entity Framework
15 18 (2.86%) CSS3
15 18 (2.86%) Kafka
16 15 (2.38%) Middleware
16 15 (2.38%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 49 (7.79%) Data Centre
2 48 (7.63%) Hybrid Cloud
3 45 (7.15%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (7.15%) Public Cloud
4 29 (4.61%) User Experience
5 26 (4.13%) Cloud Native
6 22 (3.50%) Greenfield Project
7 18 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
8 17 (2.70%) Replication
9 16 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
9 16 (2.54%) PKI
10 14 (2.23%) Private Cloud
11 10 (1.59%) Management Information System
12 9 (1.43%) Clustering
12 9 (1.43%) Enterprise Cloud
13 8 (1.27%) N-Tier
13 8 (1.27%) Social Media
13 8 (1.27%) Video\Live Streaming
14 7 (1.11%) Data Structures
14 7 (1.11%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 96 (15.26%) Windows
2 95 (15.10%) Linux
3 40 (6.36%) Windows Server
4 31 (4.93%) Unix
5 17 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (2.07%) Windows 10
7 8 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.95%) VMS
8 6 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.79%) Solaris
10 4 (0.64%) CentOS
11 2 (0.32%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.32%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.16%) Android
12 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (45.47%) DevOps
2 228 (36.25%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (15.10%) Microservices
4 94 (14.94%) Migration
5 76 (12.08%) Continuous Integration
6 70 (11.13%) Scrum
7 54 (8.59%) Test Automation
8 51 (8.11%) Problem-Solving
9 50 (7.95%) Infrastructure as Code
10 49 (7.79%) Business Intelligence
11 43 (6.84%) TDD
12 41 (6.52%) Continuous Delivery
12 41 (6.52%) Open Source
13 40 (6.36%) Mentoring
14 39 (6.20%) Analytics
14 39 (6.20%) Information Security
14 39 (6.20%) TOGAF
15 37 (5.88%) Security Architecture
16 36 (5.72%) Data Modelling
16 36 (5.72%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 142 (22.58%) PowerShell
2 134 (21.30%) SQL
3 105 (16.69%) Python
4 95 (15.10%) Java
5 71 (11.29%) C#
5 71 (11.29%) JavaScript
6 48 (7.63%) Bash Shell
7 40 (6.36%) Ruby
8 22 (3.50%) Go
9 16 (2.54%) TypeScript
10 15 (2.38%) Groovy
11 13 (2.07%) Java 8
11 13 (2.07%) PL/SQL
12 12 (1.91%) Shell Script
13 9 (1.43%) C
13 9 (1.43%) C++
13 9 (1.43%) T-SQL
14 6 (0.95%) Perl
14 6 (0.95%) Scala
15 5 (0.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 53 (8.43%) Security Cleared
2 32 (5.09%) SC Cleared
3 29 (4.61%) CISSP
4 27 (4.29%) AWS Certification
5 22 (3.50%) Degree
6 13 (2.07%) IISP
7 12 (1.91%) BPSS Clearance
8 10 (1.59%) CISM
8 10 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (1.43%) TOGAF Certification
10 7 (1.11%) MCSE
11 6 (0.95%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 6 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (0.95%) DBS Check
12 5 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
13 4 (0.64%) MCITP
14 3 (0.48%) DV Cleared
14 3 (0.48%) SANS
15 2 (0.32%) Master's Degree
15 2 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.77%) QA
2 21 (3.34%) PCI DSS
3 10 (1.59%) GDPR
4 9 (1.43%) NIST
5 8 (1.27%) NCSC
6 7 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.79%) SLA
8 2 (0.32%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.32%) PMO
9 1 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.16%) HL7
System Software
1 112 (17.81%) Docker
2 105 (16.69%) Active Directory
3 38 (6.04%) Virtual Machines
4 20 (3.18%) Hyper-V
5 17 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (1.91%) XenApp
7 4 (0.64%) Postfix
8 3 (0.48%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 3 (0.48%) KVM
8 3 (0.48%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.32%) oVirt
9 2 (0.32%) vSphere
10 1 (0.16%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.16%) HDFS
10 1 (0.16%) LXC
10 1 (0.16%) NFS
Systems Management
1 120 (19.08%) Kubernetes
2 95 (15.10%) Terraform
3 74 (11.76%) Ansible
4 48 (7.63%) Puppet
5 45 (7.15%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (3.34%) SCCM
7 18 (2.86%) SCOM
8 17 (2.70%) Single Sign-On
9 15 (2.38%) CASB
9 15 (2.38%) Microsoft Intune
10 8 (1.27%) Microsoft Clustering
11 7 (1.11%) Cisco Prime
12 6 (0.95%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 6 (0.95%) Nagios
12 6 (0.95%) SCOrch
13 5 (0.79%) Kibana
13 5 (0.79%) Prometheus
13 5 (0.79%) QRadar
13 5 (0.79%) Salt
13 5 (0.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 205 (32.59%) Microsoft
2 53 (8.43%) Google
3 42 (6.68%) Oracle
4 32 (5.09%) Splunk
5 25 (3.97%) SAP
6 24 (3.82%) VMware
7 20 (3.18%) Cisco
7 20 (3.18%) Red Hat
8 19 (3.02%) F5
8 19 (3.02%) Tableau
9 16 (2.54%) Salesforce.com
10 15 (2.38%) CheckPoint
11 14 (2.23%) Citrix
12 11 (1.75%) MuleSoft
13 10 (1.59%) Dell
14 9 (1.43%) Symantec
15 8 (1.27%) Sparx
16 7 (1.11%) EMC
16 7 (1.11%) SolarWinds
16 7 (1.11%) Sophos