Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 212 193 338
Rank change year-on-year -19 +145 +78
Contract jobs citing PaaS 587 545 272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.28% 1.38% 0.63%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.47% 8.66% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 386 190
London median daily rate £550 £550 £550
10th Percentile £413 £355 £363
90th Percentile £688 £750 £663
England median daily rate £516 £520 £500
% change year-on-year -0.72% +4.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
London median hourly rate £55.00 - £100.00
England median hourly rate £45.00 £65.00 £100.00
% change year-on-year -30.77% -35.00% +100.00%

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 10,738 6,292 4,568
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 23.37% 15.93% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,847 4,611 3,339
London median daily rate £500 £500 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.82% +11.18%
10th Percentile £325 £319 £306
90th Percentile £663 £638 £625
England median daily rate £483 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +4.89% +2.22% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 48 54
London median hourly rate £26.60 £20.08 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.46% -22.78% -4.26%
10th Percentile £14.06 £11.00 £13.59
90th Percentile £90.75 £127.88 £46.96
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -11.11%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +14 144 £525 +5.00% 50
East London -3 20 £450 -33.33% 8
West London -32 17 £550 +25.71% 14
South London -41 12 £600 -29.41% 3
North London - 2 - - 1
PaaS
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 330 (56.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 329 (56.05%) IaaS
3 269 (45.83%) DevOps
4 264 (44.97%) Amazon AWS
5 237 (40.37%) Agile Software Development
6 188 (32.03%) SaaS
7 150 (25.55%) Continuous Integration
8 149 (25.38%) Finance
9 143 (24.36%) Jenkins
10 135 (23.00%) Microsoft
11 127 (21.64%) Docker
12 120 (20.44%) Java
12 120 (20.44%) Python
13 108 (18.40%) Linux
14 101 (17.21%) Ansible
15 90 (15.33%) Git (software)
16 86 (14.65%) JavaScript
17 83 (14.14%) Windows
18 80 (13.63%) Cloud Foundry
19 74 (12.61%) Microservices
19 74 (12.61%) SQL
20 73 (12.44%) Kubernetes
21 71 (12.10%) Continuous Delivery
22 63 (10.73%) .NET
23 62 (10.56%) C#
24 60 (10.22%) Web Services
24 60 (10.22%) AngularJS
25 59 (10.05%) Scrum
26 57 (9.71%) Terraform
27 56 (9.54%) Office 365

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 80 (13.63%) Cloud Foundry
2 25 (4.26%) OpenStack
3 22 (3.75%) nginx
4 18 (3.07%) Tomcat
5 13 (2.21%) Apache Spark
6 9 (1.53%) Apache
7 8 (1.36%) Confluence
8 7 (1.19%) Mule
9 6 (1.02%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.85%) Hubot
11 4 (0.68%) CMS
11 4 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.68%) IIS
11 4 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.68%) Skype for Business
12 3 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 3 (0.51%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.51%) Drupal
12 3 (0.51%) JBoss
12 3 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.17%) HipChat
3 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (2.21%) Payment Gateway
2 10 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.02%) WebTrends
4 3 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.51%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.34%) Magento
5 2 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.17%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 330 (56.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 329 (56.05%) IaaS
3 264 (44.97%) Amazon AWS
4 188 (32.03%) SaaS
5 56 (9.54%) Office 365
6 30 (5.11%) OpenShift
7 28 (4.77%) Azure Active Directory
8 25 (4.26%) npm
9 23 (3.92%) AWS CloudFormation
10 22 (3.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 21 (3.58%) Serverless
12 17 (2.90%) Amazon EC2
12 17 (2.90%) Heroku
13 15 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
14 14 (2.39%) Amazon S3
14 14 (2.39%) AWS Lambda
14 14 (2.39%) Google Cloud Platform
14 14 (2.39%) IBM Cloud
15 13 (2.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 13 (2.21%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 48 (8.18%) Firewall
2 35 (5.96%) WAN
3 32 (5.45%) LAN
4 28 (4.77%) VPN
5 23 (3.92%) Network Security
6 22 (3.75%) DNS
7 13 (2.21%) WLAN
8 12 (2.04%) Internet
8 12 (2.04%) TCP/IP
9 11 (1.87%) DHCP
9 11 (1.87%) Software-Defined Networking
10 10 (1.70%) Kerberos
10 10 (1.70%) SAN
11 9 (1.53%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (1.53%) HTTP
12 8 (1.36%) Wireless
13 7 (1.19%) MPLS
14 6 (1.02%) iSCSI
15 5 (0.85%) BGP
15 5 (0.85%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (6.13%) NoSQL
2 34 (5.79%) SQL Server
3 32 (5.45%) Cosmos DB
4 30 (5.11%) Big Data
5 29 (4.94%) Data Warehouse
6 25 (4.26%) MongoDB
7 22 (3.75%) Amazon RDS
8 19 (3.24%) Hadoop
8 19 (3.24%) MySQL
9 18 (3.07%) PostgreSQL
9 18 (3.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 17 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 15 (2.56%) Azure SQL Database
11 15 (2.56%) Data Lake
11 15 (2.56%) Relational Database
12 14 (2.39%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 14 (2.39%) Power BI
13 12 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
14 11 (1.87%) Apache Hive
14 11 (1.87%) Redis
Development Applications
1 143 (24.36%) Jenkins
2 90 (15.33%) Git (software)
3 41 (6.98%) JIRA
4 40 (6.81%) Visual Studio
5 38 (6.47%) Visual Studio Team System
6 36 (6.13%) Subversion
7 25 (4.26%) Travis CI
8 24 (4.09%) gulp
8 24 (4.09%) Mercurial
8 24 (4.09%) SonarQube
8 24 (4.09%) Sonatype Nexus
9 23 (3.92%) Sublime Text
10 20 (3.41%) IBM UrbanCode
11 17 (2.90%) Bitbucket
11 17 (2.90%) Grunt
11 17 (2.90%) Maven
11 17 (2.90%) webpack
12 15 (2.56%) Gerrit
12 15 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
13 13 (2.21%) TeamCity
General
1 149 (25.38%) Finance
2 31 (5.28%) Banking
3 26 (4.43%) Retail
4 20 (3.41%) Marketing
5 11 (1.87%) Legal
6 9 (1.53%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.36%) Law
7 8 (1.36%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.36%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.19%) Billing
9 4 (0.68%) Front Office
9 4 (0.68%) Publishing
10 3 (0.51%) Back Office
10 3 (0.51%) Electronics
10 3 (0.51%) Music Industry
10 3 (0.51%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.34%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.17%) Local Government
12 1 (0.17%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 196 (33.39%) Architect
2 111 (18.91%) Developer
3 107 (18.23%) DevOps Engineer
4 65 (11.07%) Cloud Architect
5 61 (10.39%) Security Architect
6 55 (9.37%) Azure Architect
7 45 (7.67%) Solutions Architect
8 40 (6.81%) Consultant
9 38 (6.47%) Cloud Engineer
10 37 (6.30%) AWS Engineer
11 35 (5.96%) JavaScript Developer
12 34 (5.79%) Azure Engineer
13 28 (4.77%) Applications Developer
13 28 (4.77%) Azure DevOps
14 26 (4.43%) Mobile Applications Developer
15 25 (4.26%) AWS Architect
16 24 (4.09%) AWS DevOps
17 23 (3.92%) AWS DevOps Engineer
18 22 (3.75%) Azure Consultant
18 22 (3.75%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (10.73%) .NET
2 60 (10.22%) AngularJS
2 60 (10.22%) Web Services
3 55 (9.37%) REST
4 52 (8.86%) JSON
5 47 (8.01%) React
6 39 (6.64%) Node.js
7 37 (6.30%) HTML
8 33 (5.62%) Middleware
8 33 (5.62%) OAuth
9 30 (5.11%) CSS
10 25 (4.26%) RESTful
11 24 (4.09%) OAuth2
12 23 (3.92%) OpenID
12 23 (3.92%) React Native
13 20 (3.41%) HTML5
13 20 (3.41%) Spring
14 18 (3.07%) Vue (Vue.js)
15 17 (2.90%) LESS
16 16 (2.73%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 43 (7.33%) User Experience
2 38 (6.47%) Mobile App
3 36 (6.13%) Hybrid Cloud
4 33 (5.62%) Public Cloud
5 26 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (4.26%) Data Centre
7 17 (2.90%) Private Cloud
8 15 (2.56%) Cloud Native
9 14 (2.39%) Computer Science
10 13 (2.21%) iPad
10 13 (2.21%) Virtual Team
11 12 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
12 11 (1.87%) FMCG
13 9 (1.53%) Derivative
13 9 (1.53%) Equity Derivative
14 8 (1.36%) Cyberthreat
14 8 (1.36%) Enterprise Cloud
14 8 (1.36%) Fintech
15 7 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
15 7 (1.19%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 108 (18.40%) Linux
2 83 (14.14%) Windows
3 35 (5.96%) Apple iOS
4 30 (5.11%) Android
5 25 (4.26%) Unix
6 17 (2.90%) Windows Server
7 16 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.68%) Solaris
10 4 (0.68%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.51%) CentOS
11 3 (0.51%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.51%) VMS
11 3 (0.51%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.51%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.34%) CoreOS
12 2 (0.34%) SmartOS
12 2 (0.34%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (45.83%) DevOps
2 237 (40.37%) Agile Software Development
3 150 (25.55%) Continuous Integration
4 74 (12.61%) Microservices
5 71 (12.10%) Continuous Delivery
6 59 (10.05%) Scrum
7 54 (9.20%) Migration
8 50 (8.52%) Configuration Management
9 44 (7.50%) Open Source
9 44 (7.50%) Security Architecture
10 43 (7.33%) Analytics
11 40 (6.81%) TOGAF
12 39 (6.64%) SDLC
13 38 (6.47%) TDD
14 37 (6.30%) Deployment Automation
15 35 (5.96%) Change Management
16 34 (5.79%) Enterprise Architecture
17 32 (5.45%) IT Strategy
17 32 (5.45%) ITIL
18 31 (5.28%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 120 (20.44%) Java
1 120 (20.44%) Python
2 86 (14.65%) JavaScript
3 74 (12.61%) SQL
4 62 (10.56%) C#
5 52 (8.86%) Ruby
6 46 (7.84%) PowerShell
7 44 (7.50%) Bash Shell
8 30 (5.11%) Go
9 26 (4.43%) Groovy
10 22 (3.75%) ES6
10 22 (3.75%) JSX
10 22 (3.75%) TypeScript
11 19 (3.24%) C++
12 12 (2.04%) Perl
12 12 (2.04%) PHP
12 12 (2.04%) T-SQL
13 10 (1.70%) Scala
13 10 (1.70%) VB.NET
14 8 (1.36%) R
Qualifications
1 39 (6.64%) Security Cleared
2 35 (5.96%) Degree
3 33 (5.62%) CISSP
4 29 (4.94%) SC Cleared
5 26 (4.43%) CISA
6 24 (4.09%) CISM
7 22 (3.75%) Cisco Certification
8 20 (3.41%) TOGAF Certification
9 19 (3.24%) CCNP
10 16 (2.73%) CCIE
11 14 (2.39%) Computer Science Degree
12 9 (1.53%) AWS Certification
12 9 (1.53%) CEH
13 7 (1.19%) Numerate Degree
14 6 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 4 (0.68%) DV Cleared
15 4 (0.68%) Master's Degree
15 4 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
15 4 (0.68%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.41%) QA
2 10 (1.70%) GAAP
2 10 (1.70%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.02%) HIPAA
3 6 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.85%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.68%) GCP
6 3 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.34%) GDPR
7 2 (0.34%) HAZOP
7 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.17%) FedRAMP
8 1 (0.17%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 127 (21.64%) Docker
2 53 (9.03%) Active Directory
3 20 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (2.39%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (2.21%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.36%) HDFS
7 7 (1.19%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.68%) NFS
9 4 (0.68%) vCloud
9 4 (0.68%) XenApp
10 3 (0.51%) KVM
11 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.34%) SRDF
11 2 (0.34%) vSphere
11 2 (0.34%) Xen
12 1 (0.17%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.17%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.17%) LXC
Systems Management
1 101 (17.21%) Ansible
2 73 (12.44%) Kubernetes
3 57 (9.71%) Terraform
4 54 (9.20%) Opscode Chef
5 49 (8.35%) Puppet
6 11 (1.87%) Salt
7 8 (1.36%) Microsoft Intune
7 8 (1.36%) Sysdig
8 7 (1.19%) Oozie
8 7 (1.19%) SCCM
8 7 (1.19%) StackStorm
9 6 (1.02%) HockeyApp
10 5 (0.85%) Rancher
10 5 (0.85%) Single Sign-On
11 4 (0.68%) Consul
11 4 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (0.68%) Mesos
11 4 (0.68%) SCOM
12 3 (0.51%) CASB
12 3 (0.51%) Nagios
Vendors
1 135 (23.00%) Microsoft
2 37 (6.30%) Oracle
3 29 (4.94%) Splunk
4 27 (4.60%) VMware
5 22 (3.75%) Google
6 21 (3.58%) Cisco
7 19 (3.24%) Red Hat
8 15 (2.56%) AppDynamics
9 13 (2.21%) MuleSoft
9 13 (2.21%) New Relic
10 12 (2.04%) SaltStack
11 11 (1.87%) Cloudera
11 11 (1.87%) Tableau
12 10 (1.70%) IBM
13 9 (1.53%) SAP
13 9 (1.53%) Sitecore
14 8 (1.36%) Progress
15 7 (1.19%) Citrix
15 7 (1.19%) F5
15 7 (1.19%) Informatica