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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
England / London
Rank 183 305 352
Rank change year-on-year +122 +47  
Contract jobs citing PaaS 261 131 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.36% 0.59% 0.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.90% 6.26% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 99 51
Median daily rate £550 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +22.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -

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 2934 2092 1363
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 15.24% 9.45% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2183 1544 919
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 22 27
Median hourly rate £21.50 £26.25 £27.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.09% -3.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.12 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £43.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% -13.35%  

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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +10 37 £500 -9.09% 3
Croydon - 7 - -
Canary Wharf - 4 £675 -
Twickenham - 1 £400 -
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 268 (53.28%) IaaS
2 231 (45.92%) Agile Software Development
3 206 (40.95%) Amazon AWS
4 199 (39.56%) DevOps
5 192 (38.17%) Microsoft Azure
6 128 (25.45%) Cloud Foundry
7 125 (24.85%) Java
8 115 (22.86%) Microsoft
9 112 (22.27%) Continuous Integration
10 111 (22.07%) Finance
11 107 (21.27%) Python
12 97 (19.28%) SaaS
13 84 (16.70%) Puppet
14 82 (16.30%) Windows
15 81 (16.10%) TDD
16 80 (15.90%) Scrum
17 76 (15.11%) Jenkins
17 76 (15.11%) Microservices
18 72 (14.31%) Linux
18 72 (14.31%) Security Cleared
19 68 (13.52%) SQL Server
20 66 (13.12%) Web Services
20 66 (13.12%) Open Source
21 65 (12.92%) MongoDB
21 65 (12.92%) Node.js
22 62 (12.33%) Opscode Chef
23 61 (12.13%) Docker
23 61 (12.13%) JIRA
24 60 (11.93%) C#
24 60 (11.93%) Ansible

PaaS
Top Related 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
1 128 (25.45%) Cloud Foundry
2 45 (8.95%) nginx
3 34 (6.76%) IIS
4 32 (6.36%) Confluence
4 32 (6.36%) SharePoint
5 27 (5.37%) BizTalk Server
5 27 (5.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 25 (4.97%) OpenStack
7 16 (3.18%) WebLogic
8 11 (2.19%) JBoss
8 11 (2.19%) Oracle Coherence
8 11 (2.19%) WebSphere
9 10 (1.99%) Tomcat
10 9 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
11 8 (1.59%) Apache
11 8 (1.59%) Hubot
12 6 (1.19%) Anypoint
12 6 (1.19%) CMS
12 6 (1.19%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 30 (5.96%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.79%) MS Office
3 2 (0.40%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 26 (5.17%) Dynamics AX
1 26 (5.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (2.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (1.99%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (1.59%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 4 (0.80%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.60%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.60%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.60%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle FAH
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 268 (53.28%) IaaS
2 206 (40.95%) Amazon AWS
3 192 (38.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 97 (19.28%) SaaS
5 39 (7.75%) AWS CloudFormation
5 39 (7.75%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 27 (5.37%) Amazon EC2
6 27 (5.37%) Amazon S3
7 26 (5.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 25 (4.97%) CloudFront
9 23 (4.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 22 (4.37%) AWS CloudTrail
10 22 (4.37%) Azure Active Directory
11 18 (3.58%) GitHub
11 18 (3.58%) IBM Cloud
11 18 (3.58%) Office 365
12 17 (3.38%) Bluemix
13 15 (2.98%) OpenShift
14 14 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
15 12 (2.39%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 46 (9.15%) VPN
2 28 (5.57%) DNS
3 25 (4.97%) Firewall
3 25 (4.97%) LAN
4 23 (4.57%) WAN
5 17 (3.38%) Internet
6 16 (3.18%) HTTP
6 16 (3.18%) LDAP
6 16 (3.18%) Network Security
7 14 (2.78%) DMARC
8 11 (2.19%) DKIM
8 11 (2.19%) IPsec
8 11 (2.19%) SMTP
9 10 (1.99%) DHCP
9 10 (1.99%) Software-Defined Networking
9 10 (1.99%) SSL
9 10 (1.99%) TCP/IP
10 8 (1.59%) DMZ
11 7 (1.39%) VLAN
12 6 (1.19%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (13.52%) SQL Server
2 65 (12.92%) MongoDB
3 36 (7.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (5.37%) SQL Server 2008
5 25 (4.97%) Amazon RDS
6 24 (4.77%) NoSQL
6 24 (4.77%) PostgreSQL
7 22 (4.37%) Azure SQL Database
8 20 (3.98%) Big Data
8 20 (3.98%) Redis
9 18 (3.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 16 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
11 15 (2.98%) Data Lake
12 14 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
13 12 (2.39%) Data Mining
13 12 (2.39%) Hadoop
13 12 (2.39%) Power BI
13 12 (2.39%) SQL Server 2016
13 12 (2.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 11 (2.19%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 76 (15.11%) Jenkins
2 61 (12.13%) JIRA
3 56 (11.13%) Git (software)
4 37 (7.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (3.98%) Gradle
5 20 (3.98%) Maven
5 20 (3.98%) Travis CI
6 19 (3.78%) gulp
7 18 (3.58%) Selenium
8 17 (3.38%) Subversion
9 16 (3.18%) Cucumber
10 14 (2.78%) CircleCI
10 14 (2.78%) Sonatype Nexus
11 13 (2.58%) Visual Studio
12 12 (2.39%) Bazaar
12 12 (2.39%) Mercurial
13 10 (1.99%) JUnit
14 9 (1.79%) JMeter
14 9 (1.79%) SonarQube
14 9 (1.79%) TeamCity
General
1 111 (22.07%) Finance
2 41 (8.15%) Banking
3 27 (5.37%) Telecoms
4 24 (4.77%) Retail
5 14 (2.78%) Marketing
6 13 (2.58%) Electronics
6 13 (2.58%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.99%) Advertising
8 6 (1.19%) Legal
9 4 (0.80%) Billing
9 4 (0.80%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.40%) Law
10 2 (0.40%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.20%) Games
11 1 (0.20%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.20%) German Language
11 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 151 (30.02%) Architect
2 120 (23.86%) Developer
3 91 (18.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 65 (12.92%) Cloud Architect
5 44 (8.75%) AWS Engineer
6 43 (8.55%) AWS DevOps
7 36 (7.16%) Consultant
7 36 (7.16%) Infrastructure Architect
8 34 (6.76%) Azure Architect
8 34 (6.76%) Technical Architect
9 28 (5.57%) Solutions Architect
10 27 (5.37%) Microsoft Developer
11 26 (5.17%) Dynamics AX Developer
12 21 (4.17%) Java Developer
12 21 (4.17%) Python Developer
13 20 (3.98%) AWS Architect
14 18 (3.58%) Cloud Engineer
15 15 (2.98%) Oracle Developer
16 14 (2.78%) Cloud Consultant
16 14 (2.78%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (13.12%) Web Services
2 65 (12.92%) Node.js
3 52 (10.34%) .NET
4 39 (7.75%) Spring
5 37 (7.36%) JSON
6 34 (6.76%) REST
7 28 (5.57%) Middleware
8 27 (5.37%) Django
8 27 (5.37%) Flask
8 27 (5.37%) J2EE
8 27 (5.37%) WCF
9 26 (5.17%) SOAP
10 23 (4.57%) HTML
11 18 (3.58%) RESTful
12 17 (3.38%) XML
13 16 (3.18%) CSS
14 15 (2.98%) SAML
14 15 (2.98%) Spring Boot
15 14 (2.78%) AngularJS
15 14 (2.78%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.16%) Data Centre
2 25 (4.97%) Public Cloud
3 23 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (4.17%) Cloud Native
5 19 (3.78%) User Experience
6 17 (3.38%) Private Cloud
7 15 (2.98%) Mobile App
8 13 (2.58%) Hybrid Cloud
9 12 (2.39%) Computer Science
10 7 (1.39%) Minimum Viable Product
11 6 (1.19%) iPad
12 5 (0.99%) Management Information System
12 5 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
13 4 (0.80%) Clustering
13 4 (0.80%) Virtual Team
14 3 (0.60%) Algorithms
14 3 (0.60%) Client/Server
14 3 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (0.60%) Fintech
14 3 (0.60%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 82 (16.30%) Windows
2 72 (14.31%) Linux
3 34 (6.76%) Unix
4 16 (3.18%) Windows Server
5 13 (2.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.19%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.99%) Android
9 4 (0.80%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.40%) AIX
10 2 (0.40%) Solaris
11 1 (0.20%) CentOS
11 1 (0.20%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.20%) Fedora
11 1 (0.20%) VMS
11 1 (0.20%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (45.92%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (39.56%) DevOps
3 112 (22.27%) Continuous Integration
4 81 (16.10%) TDD
5 80 (15.90%) Scrum
6 76 (15.11%) Microservices
7 66 (13.12%) Open Source
8 58 (11.53%) Business Intelligence
9 55 (10.93%) Configuration Management
10 52 (10.34%) Continuous Delivery
11 50 (9.94%) SOA
12 48 (9.54%) Migration
13 33 (6.56%) ERP
14 32 (6.36%) CRM
14 32 (6.36%) High Availability
15 31 (6.16%) BDD
16 30 (5.96%) Technical Architecture
17 26 (5.17%) Logistics
18 24 (4.77%) Auto-Scaling
19 23 (4.57%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 125 (24.85%) Java
2 107 (21.27%) Python
3 60 (11.93%) C#
4 59 (11.73%) SQL
5 44 (8.75%) PowerShell
6 37 (7.36%) Ruby
7 31 (6.16%) Go
8 26 (5.17%) Groovy
9 23 (4.57%) JavaScript
10 21 (4.17%) Shell Script
11 16 (3.18%) Perl
12 15 (2.98%) Bash Shell
13 12 (2.39%) C
14 11 (2.19%) Scala
15 10 (1.99%) PHP
16 9 (1.79%) T-SQL
17 8 (1.59%) CoffeeScript
18 6 (1.19%) PL/SQL
19 5 (0.99%) C++
20 4 (0.80%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 72 (14.31%) Security Cleared
2 55 (10.93%) SC Cleared
3 24 (4.77%) Degree
4 20 (3.98%) AWS Certification
5 11 (2.19%) BPSS Clearance
5 11 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (1.59%) MCSE
8 7 (1.39%) CISSP
9 5 (0.99%) CISM
10 4 (0.80%) BC Cleared
10 4 (0.80%) CCIE
10 4 (0.80%) CISA
10 4 (0.80%) EMC Certification
10 4 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.60%) CCNA
12 2 (0.40%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 2 (0.40%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.40%) Network+ Certification
12 2 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.19%) QA
2 9 (1.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 5 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.99%) SLA
4 2 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.40%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.20%) GCP
5 1 (0.20%) GxP
5 1 (0.20%) PMO
5 1 (0.20%) SDET
5 1 (0.20%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 61 (12.13%) Docker
2 46 (9.15%) Active Directory
3 36 (7.16%) Virtual Machines
4 32 (6.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (2.98%) Hyper-V
6 11 (2.19%) vCloud
6 11 (2.19%) vSphere
7 4 (0.80%) KVM
7 4 (0.80%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.40%) XenApp
9 1 (0.20%) Postfix
9 1 (0.20%) Xen
9 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 84 (16.70%) Puppet
2 62 (12.33%) Opscode Chef
3 60 (11.93%) Ansible
4 57 (11.33%) Terraform
5 20 (3.98%) Kubernetes
6 18 (3.58%) Salt
7 13 (2.58%) logstash
8 12 (2.39%) Nagios
9 10 (1.99%) Consul
10 9 (1.79%) rkt
11 8 (1.59%) Grafana
11 8 (1.59%) Kibana
11 8 (1.59%) SCOM
12 7 (1.39%) Graphite
13 6 (1.19%) Mesos
14 5 (0.99%) AirWatch
14 5 (0.99%) ZABBIX
15 4 (0.80%) Cacti
15 4 (0.80%) Ganglia
15 4 (0.80%) SCCM
Vendors
1 115 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 59 (11.73%) Oracle
3 42 (8.35%) VMware
4 36 (7.16%) Splunk
5 18 (3.58%) AppDynamics
5 18 (3.58%) New Relic
5 18 (3.58%) Red Hat
6 15 (2.98%) IBM
7 14 (2.78%) SAP
8 12 (2.39%) Cisco
8 12 (2.39%) MuleSoft
9 11 (2.19%) Google
10 9 (1.79%) Tableau
11 8 (1.59%) Kronos
11 8 (1.59%) SaltStack
12 7 (1.39%) CheckPoint
12 7 (1.39%) Citrix
13 6 (1.19%) ATG
13 6 (1.19%) EMC
13 6 (1.19%) Veracode
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