Period
to 21 August 2018

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 21 August 2018 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 212 223 286
Rank change year-on-year +11 +63 +172
Contract jobs citing PaaS 604 512 399
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.33% 1.20% 0.88%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.40% 7.06% 7.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 355 285
London median daily rate £550 £550 £550
10th Percentile £413 £413 £419
90th Percentile £700 £750 £675
England median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +4.95% +5.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
London median hourly rate £55.00 £34.36 £47.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.07% -27.28% -
10th Percentile £52.50 £34.36 £46.13
90th Percentile £57.50 £34.36 £48.38
England median hourly rate £55.00 £65.00 £47.25
% change year-on-year -15.38% +37.57% -5.50%

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 11,192 7,257 5,692
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 24.61% 16.94% 12.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,194 5,262 4,189
London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £305
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £485 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +3.19% +4.44% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 60 54
London median hourly rate £22.25 £21.16 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.18% -3.84% -15.08%
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.25 £14.18
90th Percentile £92.88 £65.75 £48.11
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.61
% change year-on-year -5.00% +1.99% -14.74%

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 21 August 2018.

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 21 August 2018. 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 +36 145 £525 -6.67% 52
East London +6 29 £475 -29.63% 10
West London -10 20 £538 - 11
South London -44 16 £543 -32.19% 2
North London -2 2 - - 1
PaaS
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, 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.

1 381 (63.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 323 (53.48%) IaaS
3 251 (41.56%) Agile Software Development
4 241 (39.90%) DevOps
5 236 (39.07%) Amazon AWS
6 200 (33.11%) Finance
7 183 (30.30%) SaaS
8 169 (27.98%) Microsoft
9 127 (21.03%) Linux
10 119 (19.70%) Docker
11 117 (19.37%) Continuous Integration
12 115 (19.04%) Java
13 114 (18.87%) Windows
14 112 (18.54%) Jenkins
15 103 (17.05%) Python
16 102 (16.89%) SQL
17 100 (16.56%) Kubernetes
18 97 (16.06%) Git (software)
19 94 (15.56%) Ansible
20 89 (14.74%) Microservices
21 83 (13.74%) JavaScript
22 80 (13.25%) PowerShell
23 76 (12.58%) JSON
24 74 (12.25%) .NET
25 72 (11.92%) Migration
26 66 (10.93%) Active Directory
27 64 (10.60%) SQL Server
28 63 (10.43%) Scrum
28 63 (10.43%) Visual Studio Team System
29 60 (9.93%) 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 57 (9.44%) Cloud Foundry
2 34 (5.63%) nginx
3 19 (3.15%) OpenStack
4 17 (2.81%) IIS
5 16 (2.65%) CMS
5 16 (2.65%) Tomcat
6 14 (2.32%) Apache
7 13 (2.15%) Apache Spark
8 9 (1.49%) WordPress
9 7 (1.16%) Apache Solr
10 6 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
11 5 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (0.83%) Confluence
11 5 (0.83%) Hubot
11 5 (0.83%) JBoss
11 5 (0.83%) SharePoint
11 5 (0.83%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.66%) Apache Pig
12 4 (0.66%) Skype for Business
12 4 (0.66%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (1.66%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.33%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (0.99%) Oracle ERP
2 5 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.50%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.33%) Magento
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.17%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.17%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 1 (0.17%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 381 (63.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 323 (53.48%) IaaS
3 236 (39.07%) Amazon AWS
4 183 (30.30%) SaaS
5 54 (8.94%) Office 365
6 40 (6.62%) Azure Active Directory
7 31 (5.13%) OpenShift
8 26 (4.30%) Serverless
9 23 (3.81%) npm
10 21 (3.48%) AWS CloudFormation
11 20 (3.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 18 (2.98%) Amazon EC2
12 18 (2.98%) Amazon S3
12 18 (2.98%) Google Cloud Platform
13 15 (2.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 15 (2.48%) AWS Lambda
13 15 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
14 12 (1.99%) GitHub
15 11 (1.82%) Amazon ELB
15 11 (1.82%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 53 (8.77%) Firewall
2 30 (4.97%) DNS
3 27 (4.47%) VPN
4 22 (3.64%) HTTP
4 22 (3.64%) WAN
5 20 (3.31%) LAN
6 19 (3.15%) Network Security
7 15 (2.48%) TCP/IP
8 11 (1.82%) Kerberos
9 10 (1.66%) Internet
9 10 (1.66%) Software-Defined Networking
9 10 (1.66%) Wireless
10 9 (1.49%) SSL
10 9 (1.49%) WLAN
11 8 (1.32%) SMTP
12 7 (1.16%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (1.16%) SAN
13 5 (0.83%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (0.83%) Intrusion Detection
13 5 (0.83%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (10.60%) SQL Server
2 41 (6.79%) Cosmos DB
2 41 (6.79%) Data Warehouse
3 37 (6.13%) MongoDB
4 36 (5.96%) Big Data
5 30 (4.97%) Azure SQL Database
6 29 (4.80%) PostgreSQL
6 29 (4.80%) Relational Database
7 27 (4.47%) NoSQL
8 26 (4.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 24 (3.97%) Data Lake
10 23 (3.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 22 (3.64%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 21 (3.48%) Amazon RDS
13 19 (3.15%) Power BI
14 18 (2.98%) Redis
15 16 (2.65%) Hadoop
15 16 (2.65%) HBase
16 13 (2.15%) Apache Hive
16 13 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 112 (18.54%) Jenkins
2 97 (16.06%) Git (software)
3 63 (10.43%) Visual Studio Team System
4 55 (9.11%) Visual Studio
5 43 (7.12%) JIRA
6 40 (6.62%) Travis CI
7 37 (6.13%) Subversion
8 31 (5.13%) Maven
9 30 (4.97%) Mercurial
10 29 (4.80%) Sublime Text
11 28 (4.64%) IBM UrbanCode
12 23 (3.81%) CircleCI
13 22 (3.64%) gulp
14 20 (3.31%) Gradle
15 18 (2.98%) Team Foundation Server
16 16 (2.65%) TeamCity
17 15 (2.48%) Sonatype Nexus
18 14 (2.32%) Bitbucket
19 11 (1.82%) Selenium
20 10 (1.66%) Artifactory
General
1 200 (33.11%) Finance
2 47 (7.78%) Banking
3 26 (4.30%) Retail
4 15 (2.48%) Marketing
5 14 (2.32%) Financial Institution
6 12 (1.99%) Legal
7 11 (1.82%) Law
8 10 (1.66%) Telecoms
9 6 (0.99%) Games
10 5 (0.83%) Front Office
11 4 (0.66%) Billing
11 4 (0.66%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.50%) Back Office
12 3 (0.50%) Electronics
12 3 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.33%) Local Government
13 2 (0.33%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.33%) Publishing
14 1 (0.17%) French Language
14 1 (0.17%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 151 (25.00%) Architect
2 123 (20.36%) Developer
3 104 (17.22%) DevOps Engineer
4 48 (7.95%) Azure Architect
5 45 (7.45%) Consultant
6 43 (7.12%) Cloud Architect
7 38 (6.29%) Azure DevOps
8 37 (6.13%) Azure Engineer
9 35 (5.79%) Applications Developer
9 35 (5.79%) Cloud Engineer
10 34 (5.63%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 33 (5.46%) Security Architect
11 33 (5.46%) Solutions Architect
12 27 (4.47%) AWS Engineer
13 25 (4.14%) React Developer
14 24 (3.97%) AWS Architect
14 24 (3.97%) Senior Developer
15 23 (3.81%) Technical Architect
16 22 (3.64%) JavaScript Developer
17 21 (3.48%) Azure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (12.58%) JSON
2 74 (12.25%) .NET
3 57 (9.44%) Node.js
4 54 (8.94%) AngularJS
4 54 (8.94%) REST
5 47 (7.78%) OAuth
5 47 (7.78%) Web Services
6 39 (6.46%) React
7 35 (5.79%) OpenID
8 33 (5.46%) React Native
9 32 (5.30%) OAuth2
10 30 (4.97%) HTML
11 29 (4.80%) CSS
12 27 (4.47%) RESTful
12 27 (4.47%) Spring
13 21 (3.48%) LDAP
14 19 (3.15%) .NET Core
15 18 (2.98%) ASP.NET
16 17 (2.81%) Middleware
17 15 (2.48%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 56 (9.27%) Public Cloud
2 48 (7.95%) User Experience
3 45 (7.45%) Mobile App
4 31 (5.13%) Data Centre
5 28 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (4.14%) Hybrid Cloud
6 25 (4.14%) Private Cloud
7 20 (3.31%) Greenfield Project
8 19 (3.15%) Cloud Native
9 14 (2.32%) Computer Science
9 14 (2.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 13 (2.15%) Fintech
10 13 (2.15%) Virtual Team
11 12 (1.99%) Management Information System
12 10 (1.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 9 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (1.49%) Reinsurance
13 9 (1.49%) Replication
14 8 (1.32%) Data Structures
14 8 (1.32%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 127 (21.03%) Linux
2 114 (18.87%) Windows
3 43 (7.12%) Apple iOS
4 39 (6.46%) Windows Server
5 33 (5.46%) Android
6 32 (5.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 29 (4.80%) Unix
8 13 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (1.16%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.66%) Solaris
11 4 (0.66%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.50%) CentOS
12 3 (0.50%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.50%) VMS
12 3 (0.50%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.50%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.17%) CoreOS
13 1 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (41.56%) Agile Software Development
2 241 (39.90%) DevOps
3 117 (19.37%) Continuous Integration
4 89 (14.74%) Microservices
5 72 (11.92%) Migration
6 63 (10.43%) Scrum
7 60 (9.93%) Open Source
8 58 (9.60%) Analytics
9 54 (8.94%) Continuous Delivery
10 43 (7.12%) Configuration Management
11 40 (6.62%) TDD
12 38 (6.29%) Business Intelligence
12 38 (6.29%) Data Modelling
12 38 (6.29%) Release Management
13 37 (6.13%) Problem-Solving
14 36 (5.96%) Project Management
15 35 (5.79%) Kanban
15 35 (5.79%) SDLC
16 34 (5.63%) API Integration
17 32 (5.30%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 115 (19.04%) Java
2 103 (17.05%) Python
3 102 (16.89%) SQL
4 83 (13.74%) JavaScript
5 80 (13.25%) PowerShell
6 48 (7.95%) C#
7 36 (5.96%) Ruby
8 34 (5.63%) Bash Shell
9 33 (5.46%) Go
10 28 (4.64%) JSX
11 24 (3.97%) Groovy
12 18 (2.98%) Java 8
13 17 (2.81%) C
14 16 (2.65%) Shell Script
15 14 (2.32%) R
16 13 (2.15%) Perl
17 11 (1.82%) C++
17 11 (1.82%) T-SQL
18 9 (1.49%) TypeScript
19 7 (1.16%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 55 (9.11%) Security Cleared
2 42 (6.95%) SC Cleared
3 27 (4.47%) Degree
4 15 (2.48%) CISSP
4 15 (2.48%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (1.82%) CISM
6 10 (1.66%) CISA
7 9 (1.49%) AWS Certification
8 7 (1.16%) CCIE
8 7 (1.16%) CCNP
8 7 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (0.99%) CEH
9 6 (0.99%) CTC Cleared
9 6 (0.99%) TOGAF Certification
10 5 (0.83%) Numerate Degree
11 4 (0.66%) DBS Check
11 4 (0.66%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.66%) SANS
12 3 (0.50%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.15%) QA
2 10 (1.66%) Data Quality
2 10 (1.66%) GCP
3 8 (1.32%) HIPAA
3 8 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (0.99%) GDPR
4 6 (0.99%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.83%) FedRAMP
5 5 (0.83%) SLA
6 2 (0.33%) HAZOP
7 1 (0.17%) COBIT
7 1 (0.17%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.17%) PMO
System Software
1 119 (19.70%) Docker
2 66 (10.93%) Active Directory
3 30 (4.97%) Virtual Machines
4 18 (2.98%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (2.81%) Hyper-V
6 9 (1.49%) HDFS
7 5 (0.83%) KVM
7 5 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.66%) NFS
8 4 (0.66%) vSphere
8 4 (0.66%) XenApp
9 3 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.33%) LXC
10 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.33%) SRDF
10 2 (0.33%) Xen
11 1 (0.17%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.17%) IAG
11 1 (0.17%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 100 (16.56%) Kubernetes
2 94 (15.56%) Ansible
3 59 (9.77%) Puppet
4 56 (9.27%) Terraform
5 43 (7.12%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (2.32%) SCCM
7 10 (1.66%) Microsoft Intune
8 9 (1.49%) Salt
8 9 (1.49%) Sysdig
9 8 (1.32%) Oozie
9 8 (1.32%) SCOM
9 8 (1.32%) Single Sign-On
10 7 (1.16%) CASB
10 7 (1.16%) Docker Swarm
10 7 (1.16%) StackStorm
11 6 (0.99%) HockeyApp
11 6 (0.99%) ITRS Geneos
11 6 (0.99%) WSUS
12 4 (0.66%) BladeLogic
12 4 (0.66%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 169 (27.98%) Microsoft
2 32 (5.30%) Oracle
3 26 (4.30%) VMware
4 25 (4.14%) Splunk
5 22 (3.64%) Google
6 16 (2.65%) AppDynamics
7 15 (2.48%) Red Hat
8 13 (2.15%) IBM
9 12 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
9 12 (1.99%) Tableau
10 11 (1.82%) Cisco
10 11 (1.82%) Cloudera
10 11 (1.82%) MuleSoft
10 11 (1.82%) New Relic
10 11 (1.82%) Progress
10 11 (1.82%) Sitecore
11 9 (1.49%) Citrix
11 9 (1.49%) Informatica
11 9 (1.49%) SAP
12 7 (1.16%) SaltStack