Period
to

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 23 May 2022 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
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 133 129 155
Rank change year-on-year -4 +26 +11
Contract jobs citing PaaS 781 526 347
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.04% 2.17% 1.75%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.35% 5.60% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 328 230
10th Percentile £435 £413 £405
25th Percentile £513 £463 £453
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £544 £550
Median % change year-on-year +10.34% -1.14% -
75th Percentile £700 £638 £625
90th Percentile £800 £699 £705
England median daily rate £575 £525 £530
% change year-on-year +9.52% -0.94% +0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £62.00 -
England median hourly rate £81.86 £59.00 £64.00
% change year-on-year +38.75% -7.81% -21.23%

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 14,607 9,390 6,834
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.16% 38.68% 34.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,946 6,884 5,125
10th Percentile £390 £363 £325
25th Percentile £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% - -
75th Percentile £688 £625 £625
90th Percentile £775 £700 £700
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 41 42
10th Percentile £19.74 £15.00 £13.20
25th Percentile £23.06 £21.73 £18.55
Median hourly rate £39.75 £33.50 £24.00
Median % change year-on-year +18.66% +39.58% +11.63%
75th Percentile £64.94 £63.75 £42.89
90th Percentile £79.28 £68.00 £60.65
England median hourly rate £21.50 £21.05 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.14% +5.25% +2.56%

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing PaaS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for PaaS in London

PaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing PaaS in London.

Daily rate trend for PaaS in London

PaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing PaaS in London over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for PaaS in London

PaaS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing PaaS in London.

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 23 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London +6 87 £615 +23.00% 32
West London -3 7 £575 +16.16% 3
North London -2 1 £550 - 1
South London -25 1 £625 +8.70%
PaaS
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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.

1 548 (70.17%) Azure
2 450 (57.62%) IaaS
3 360 (46.09%) CI/CD
4 358 (45.84%) DevOps
5 324 (41.49%) SaaS
6 298 (38.16%) Agile
7 267 (34.19%) Microsoft
8 244 (31.24%) Terraform
9 226 (28.94%) Kubernetes
10 215 (27.53%) Finance
11 207 (26.50%) AWS
12 197 (25.22%) Docker
13 178 (22.79%) Infrastructure as Code
14 166 (21.25%) PowerShell
15 165 (21.13%) Microservices
16 153 (19.59%) Windows
17 146 (18.69%) Python
18 141 (18.05%) Migration
19 135 (17.29%) Linux
20 133 (17.03%) Jenkins
21 130 (16.65%) Social Skills
22 126 (16.13%) SQL
23 120 (15.36%) Public Cloud
24 115 (14.72%) Serverless
25 107 (13.70%) .NET
26 105 (13.44%) Git (software)
27 104 (13.32%) Ansible
27 104 (13.32%) Java
28 102 (13.06%) C#
29 97 (12.42%) 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 42 (5.38%) Confluence
2 37 (4.74%) Elasticsearch
3 30 (3.84%) IIS
4 26 (3.33%) Cloud Foundry
5 24 (3.07%) OpenStack
6 23 (2.94%) SharePoint
7 21 (2.69%) Apache
7 21 (2.69%) WebSphere
8 18 (2.30%) Apache Spark
9 13 (1.66%) nginx
10 11 (1.41%) Camunda
10 11 (1.41%) Tomcat
11 9 (1.15%) Apache Airflow
11 9 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
12 7 (0.90%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 5 (0.64%) NServiceBus
14 4 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 3 (0.38%) Apache Pig
15 3 (0.38%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.90%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.13%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.90%) Oracle Cash Management
2 7 (0.90%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (0.77%) Oracle General Ledger
3 6 (0.77%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.64%) Oracle ERP
4 5 (0.64%) SAP BPC
4 5 (0.64%) SAP CO
4 5 (0.64%) SAP FI
4 5 (0.64%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (0.51%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.26%) Bloomberg AIM
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle FAH
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.26%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.26%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
7 1 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.13%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 548 (70.17%) Azure
2 450 (57.62%) IaaS
3 324 (41.49%) SaaS
4 207 (26.50%) AWS
5 115 (14.72%) Serverless
6 94 (12.04%) GitHub
7 78 (9.99%) GCP
8 61 (7.81%) AWS CloudFormation
9 54 (6.91%) Azure Active Directory
10 53 (6.79%) Azure Monitor
10 53 (6.79%) Power Platform
11 49 (6.27%) Azure Functions
11 49 (6.27%) OpenShift
12 45 (5.76%) Microsoft 365
13 37 (4.74%) Azure Logic Apps
14 34 (4.35%) Azure Cosmos DB
15 31 (3.97%) AWS Lambda
16 28 (3.59%) Azure Key Vault
16 28 (3.59%) Azure Storage
17 24 (3.07%) Azure Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 71 (9.09%) Firewall
2 32 (4.10%) Internet
3 29 (3.71%) Network Security
3 29 (3.71%) SSL
4 27 (3.46%) VPN
5 23 (2.94%) DNS
6 20 (2.56%) IPsec
7 15 (1.92%) IKE
7 15 (1.92%) WAN
8 11 (1.41%) TCP/IP
9 10 (1.28%) Wireless
10 9 (1.15%) HTTP
10 9 (1.15%) Kerberos
11 8 (1.02%) SAN
12 7 (0.90%) LAN
13 6 (0.77%) BGP
13 6 (0.77%) Cisco ISE
13 6 (0.77%) DMZ
13 6 (0.77%) SD-WAN
14 5 (0.64%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (11.01%) SQL Server
2 39 (4.99%) Azure SQL Database
3 36 (4.61%) MongoDB
4 33 (4.23%) NoSQL
5 32 (4.10%) Data Lake
6 30 (3.84%) PostgreSQL
7 29 (3.71%) Big Data
8 25 (3.20%) Power BI
9 23 (2.94%) MySQL
10 22 (2.82%) Relational Database
11 18 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (1.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 14 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
13 13 (1.66%) Hadoop
14 11 (1.41%) Cloudera CDH
14 11 (1.41%) Redis
15 8 (1.02%) Couchbase
15 8 (1.02%) Oracle Database
16 7 (0.90%) Amazon Redshift
16 7 (0.90%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 133 (17.03%) Jenkins
2 105 (13.44%) Git (software)
3 59 (7.55%) TeamCity
4 54 (6.91%) JIRA
5 49 (6.27%) GitLab
6 45 (5.76%) Maven
7 34 (4.35%) Gradle
8 33 (4.23%) SonarQube
9 26 (3.33%) Sonatype Nexus
10 25 (3.20%) Selenium
11 24 (3.07%) Cucumber
12 17 (2.18%) PowerDesigner
13 16 (2.05%) Bitbucket
14 15 (1.92%) Artifactory
14 15 (1.92%) Visual Studio Team System
15 13 (1.66%) Subversion
16 12 (1.54%) Robot Framework
17 11 (1.41%) Locust
18 9 (1.15%) Visual Studio Code
18 9 (1.15%) Zephyr
General
1 215 (27.53%) Finance
2 130 (16.65%) Social Skills
3 87 (11.14%) Banking
4 72 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
5 58 (7.43%) Public Sector
6 39 (4.99%) Telecoms
7 29 (3.71%) Marketing
8 28 (3.59%) Front Office
9 27 (3.46%) Manufacturing
10 21 (2.69%) Electronics
11 19 (2.43%) Influencing Skills
12 15 (1.92%) Games
13 14 (1.79%) Law
13 14 (1.79%) Retail
14 13 (1.66%) Back Office
14 13 (1.66%) Billing
14 13 (1.66%) Financial Institution
15 12 (1.54%) Investment Banking
15 12 (1.54%) Legal
16 9 (1.15%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 265 (33.93%) Architect
2 133 (17.03%) Azure Engineer
3 126 (16.13%) Solutions Architect
4 116 (14.85%) DevOps Engineer
5 69 (8.83%) Developer
6 66 (8.45%) Cloud Architect
7 62 (7.94%) Cloud Engineer
8 58 (7.43%) Azure Architect
9 48 (6.15%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 36 (4.61%) Azure Developer
11 34 (4.35%) AWS Architect
11 34 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 32 (4.10%) Infrastructure Architect
13 31 (3.97%) Azure DevOps
14 27 (3.46%) Security Engineer
15 25 (3.20%) Cloud Solutions Architect
15 25 (3.20%) Data Engineer
15 25 (3.20%) Platform Engineer
16 24 (3.07%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
17 23 (2.94%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (13.70%) .NET
2 78 (9.99%) Kafka
3 63 (8.07%) REST
4 48 (6.15%) Middleware
5 47 (6.02%) ARM Templates
6 44 (5.63%) JSON
7 43 (5.51%) Node.js
8 33 (4.23%) .NET Core
8 33 (4.23%) CSS
9 32 (4.10%) OAuth
10 29 (3.71%) AngularJS
11 26 (3.33%) ASP.NET
11 26 (3.33%) React
12 24 (3.07%) Web Services
13 23 (2.94%) .NET Framework
13 23 (2.94%) HTML
13 23 (2.94%) RESTful
14 21 (2.69%) jQuery
15 20 (2.56%) OAuth2
16 18 (2.30%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 120 (15.36%) Public Cloud
2 65 (8.32%) Hybrid Cloud
3 61 (7.81%) Private Cloud
4 47 (6.02%) Cloud Native
5 27 (3.46%) Self-Motivation
6 26 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
7 24 (3.07%) Management Information System
8 22 (2.82%) Data Protection Act
8 22 (2.82%) PKI
9 21 (2.69%) Data Centre
9 21 (2.69%) User Experience
10 20 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
11 17 (2.18%) Virtual Team
12 12 (1.54%) Data Structures
12 12 (1.54%) Mobile App
12 12 (1.54%) Replication
13 9 (1.15%) iPad
13 9 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
14 8 (1.02%) Algorithms
14 8 (1.02%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 153 (19.59%) Windows
2 135 (17.29%) Linux
3 64 (8.19%) Unix
4 38 (4.87%) Windows Server
5 28 (3.59%) VMS
6 17 (2.18%) Ubuntu
7 16 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (2.05%) Windows Server 2016
8 14 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (1.02%) CentOS
10 7 (0.90%) Debian
11 6 (0.77%) Windows Server 2019
12 5 (0.64%) Android
13 4 (0.51%) Solaris
14 3 (0.38%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.26%) Amazon Linux
15 2 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.13%) CoreOS
16 1 (0.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 360 (46.09%) CI/CD
2 358 (45.84%) DevOps
3 298 (38.16%) Agile
4 178 (22.79%) Infrastructure as Code
5 165 (21.13%) Microservices
6 141 (18.05%) Migration
7 97 (12.42%) Scrum
8 87 (11.14%) Continuous Integration
9 84 (10.76%) Problem-Solving
10 78 (9.99%) Analytics
11 63 (8.07%) Infrastructure Automation
12 62 (7.94%) Open Source
13 57 (7.30%) Business Intelligence
13 57 (7.30%) Continuous Delivery
14 52 (6.66%) Configuration Management
14 52 (6.66%) Kanban
14 52 (6.66%) Waterfall
15 51 (6.53%) Data Protection
16 48 (6.15%) SDLC
17 47 (6.02%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 166 (21.25%) PowerShell
2 146 (18.69%) Python
3 126 (16.13%) SQL
4 104 (13.32%) Java
5 102 (13.06%) C#
6 94 (12.04%) JavaScript
7 89 (11.40%) Bash
8 24 (3.07%) Ruby
9 23 (2.94%) Shell Script
10 19 (2.43%) Go
11 17 (2.18%) Perl
12 12 (1.54%) T-SQL
13 11 (1.41%) TypeScript
14 8 (1.02%) Groovy
14 8 (1.02%) PL/SQL
15 7 (0.90%) C
15 7 (0.90%) PHP
16 6 (0.77%) C++
17 5 (0.64%) R
18 4 (0.51%) Ada
Qualifications
1 58 (7.43%) Security Cleared
2 50 (6.40%) SC Cleared
3 30 (3.84%) Degree
4 15 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (1.28%) MCSE
7 9 (1.15%) CISSP
8 8 (1.02%) CCIE
8 8 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (0.90%) CISM
10 6 (0.77%) CEH
11 5 (0.64%) AWS Certification
11 5 (0.64%) CCIE Security
11 5 (0.64%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (0.51%) ISEB
12 4 (0.51%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.51%) TOGAF Certification
13 3 (0.38%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.94%) Data Quality
2 21 (2.69%) GDPR
3 19 (2.43%) QA
4 15 (1.92%) SLA
5 7 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.51%) Accessibility
7 3 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.38%) NIST
7 3 (0.38%) OASIS TOSCA
8 2 (0.26%) NCSC
8 2 (0.26%) NIST 800
9 1 (0.13%) COBIT
9 1 (0.13%) GRC
9 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.13%) PMO
System Software
1 197 (25.22%) Docker
2 73 (9.35%) Active Directory
3 44 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (4.48%) Virtual Machines
5 20 (2.56%) vCloud
6 16 (2.05%) VMware Workstation
7 11 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (0.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.38%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.26%) OpenAM
11 1 (0.13%) Firmware
11 1 (0.13%) NFS
11 1 (0.13%) OpenDJ
11 1 (0.13%) Platform Symphony
11 1 (0.13%) Veritas File System
11 1 (0.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 244 (31.24%) Terraform
2 226 (28.94%) Kubernetes
3 104 (13.32%) Ansible
4 35 (4.48%) Puppet
5 26 (3.33%) Prometheus
6 19 (2.43%) Consul
7 18 (2.30%) Kibana
8 16 (2.05%) logstash
9 14 (1.79%) Grafana
9 14 (1.79%) Netcool
9 14 (1.79%) Single Sign-On
10 13 (1.66%) Microsoft Intune
11 11 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
12 10 (1.28%) HAProxy
13 9 (1.15%) ZABBIX
14 7 (0.90%) Control-M
14 7 (0.90%) Tivoli
15 6 (0.77%) EMC NetWorker
15 6 (0.77%) SCCM
15 6 (0.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 267 (34.19%) Microsoft
2 87 (11.14%) Oracle
3 75 (9.60%) VMware
4 61 (7.81%) Databricks
5 51 (6.53%) Google
6 47 (6.02%) SAP
7 43 (5.51%) Splunk
8 37 (4.74%) IBM
9 32 (4.10%) Red Hat
10 26 (3.33%) MuleSoft
11 23 (2.94%) AppDynamics
11 23 (2.94%) ServiceNow
12 21 (2.69%) CA
13 19 (2.43%) BiZZdesign
13 19 (2.43%) F5
14 18 (2.30%) Citrix
14 18 (2.30%) CyberArk
15 16 (2.05%) Salesforce.com
16 14 (1.79%) Cloudera
16 14 (1.79%) New Relic