Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 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.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 249 244 446
Rank change year-on-year -5 +202 -8
Contract jobs citing PaaS 508 479 183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.08% 1.06% 0.39%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.82% 7.48% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 361 139
London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% - +16.67%
10th Percentile £400 £413 £363
90th Percentile £713 £650 £710
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
London median hourly rate £34.36 £47.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.28% - -
England median hourly rate £34.68 £47.25 -
% change year-on-year -26.60% - -

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 8731 6400 3784
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 18.53% 14.16% 8.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6521 4713 2805
London median daily rate £500 £475 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +7.95% +3.53%
10th Percentile £313 £301 £275
90th Percentile £638 £625 £617
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 49 27
London median hourly rate £21.50 £23.50 £19.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.51% +23.10% +6.06%
10th Percentile £11.40 £14.81 £11.25
90th Percentile £97.75 £98.00 £31.59
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year +5.26% -10.59% +18.06%

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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 -1 78 £513 - 20
South London -22 13 £650 +30.00% 2
North London - 11 £425 - 1
West London -7 6 £575 +19.17% 2
East London - 2 £350 - 1
PaaS
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 272 (53.54%) IaaS
2 250 (49.21%) DevOps
3 218 (42.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 215 (42.32%) Agile Software Development
5 189 (37.20%) Amazon AWS
6 138 (27.17%) SaaS
7 120 (23.62%) Microsoft
8 119 (23.43%) Java
9 111 (21.85%) Python
10 109 (21.46%) Jenkins
10 109 (21.46%) Ansible
11 98 (19.29%) Linux
12 83 (16.34%) Docker
13 80 (15.75%) Open Source
14 78 (15.35%) Finance
15 75 (14.76%) Opscode Chef
16 72 (14.17%) SQL
17 69 (13.58%) Windows
18 62 (12.20%) Cloud Foundry
18 62 (12.20%) Puppet
18 62 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
19 60 (11.81%) Git (software)
20 57 (11.22%) .NET
20 57 (11.22%) Microservices
21 56 (11.02%) Data Centre
22 55 (10.83%) JavaScript
23 54 (10.63%) Firewall
24 52 (10.24%) Migration
24 52 (10.24%) Scrum
25 51 (10.04%) PowerShell

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 62 (12.20%) Cloud Foundry
2 18 (3.54%) IIS
3 17 (3.35%) Apache
4 15 (2.95%) Confluence
4 15 (2.95%) nginx
4 15 (2.95%) OpenStack
4 15 (2.95%) Skype for Business
5 13 (2.56%) Tomcat
6 12 (2.36%) MS Exchange
7 10 (1.97%) CMS
8 9 (1.77%) Apache Spark
9 8 (1.57%) Jetty
9 8 (1.57%) WildFly
10 7 (1.38%) WebSphere
11 6 (1.18%) JBoss
11 6 (1.18%) Mule
11 6 (1.18%) SharePoint
12 5 (0.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 5 (0.98%) Anypoint
13 4 (0.79%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 5 (0.98%) HipChat
2 1 (0.20%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 272 (53.54%) IaaS
2 218 (42.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 189 (37.20%) Amazon AWS
4 138 (27.17%) SaaS
5 45 (8.86%) Office 365
6 35 (6.89%) Azure Active Directory
7 32 (6.30%) Cloud Computing
8 28 (5.51%) GitHub
9 25 (4.92%) npm
10 19 (3.74%) OpenShift
11 17 (3.35%) Amazon EC2
12 15 (2.95%) Amazon S3
13 13 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
13 13 (2.56%) IBM Cloud
13 13 (2.56%) Serverless
14 12 (2.36%) AWS CloudFormation
14 12 (2.36%) Bluemix
15 11 (2.17%) CloudBees
16 10 (1.97%) Trello
17 7 (1.38%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 54 (10.63%) Firewall
2 31 (6.10%) WAN
3 30 (5.91%) LAN
4 29 (5.71%) VPN
5 28 (5.51%) Network Security
6 22 (4.33%) TCP/IP
7 19 (3.74%) Skype
8 16 (3.15%) DNS
9 15 (2.95%) SSL
10 12 (2.36%) Internet
11 11 (2.17%) HTTP
12 8 (1.57%) DHCP
12 8 (1.57%) HTTPS
12 8 (1.57%) IPsec
12 8 (1.57%) NetScaler
12 8 (1.57%) VLAN
13 7 (1.38%) MPLS
13 7 (1.38%) SAN
13 7 (1.38%) SMS
14 5 (0.98%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (5.12%) Big Data
2 24 (4.72%) SQL Server
3 22 (4.33%) NoSQL
4 21 (4.13%) MongoDB
5 19 (3.74%) Azure SQL Database
6 12 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (1.97%) Amazon RDS
8 9 (1.77%) Hadoop
8 9 (1.77%) Redis
8 9 (1.77%) Relational Database
9 8 (1.57%) MySQL
10 7 (1.38%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 7 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (0.79%) Data Mining
11 4 (0.79%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 2 (0.39%) Oracle Database 12c
13 2 (0.39%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 109 (21.46%) Jenkins
2 60 (11.81%) Git (software)
3 40 (7.87%) JIRA
4 38 (7.48%) Maven
5 26 (5.12%) gulp
6 21 (4.13%) IBM UrbanCode
7 20 (3.94%) Bitbucket
8 17 (3.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 16 (3.15%) Gradle
9 16 (3.15%) Travis CI
10 14 (2.76%) Grunt
10 14 (2.76%) Visual Studio Team System
10 14 (2.76%) webpack
11 13 (2.56%) SonarQube
12 12 (2.36%) CircleCI
12 12 (2.36%) TeamCity
12 12 (2.36%) Visual Studio
13 11 (2.17%) Artifactory
14 9 (1.77%) Selenium
14 9 (1.77%) Zephyr
General
1 78 (15.35%) Finance
2 49 (9.65%) Banking
3 16 (3.15%) Marketing
4 14 (2.76%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.56%) Retail Banking
6 12 (2.36%) Financial Institution
7 10 (1.97%) Retail
8 8 (1.57%) Billing
9 6 (1.18%) Advertising
9 6 (1.18%) Law
9 6 (1.18%) Legal
10 4 (0.79%) Front Office
10 4 (0.79%) Music Industry
11 3 (0.59%) Back Office
12 2 (0.39%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.20%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.20%) Electronics
13 1 (0.20%) Local Government
13 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 144 (28.35%) Architect
2 118 (23.23%) DevOps Engineer
3 70 (13.78%) Developer
4 63 (12.40%) Cloud Architect
5 47 (9.25%) Consultant
6 45 (8.86%) AWS Engineer
7 44 (8.66%) AWS DevOps
8 42 (8.27%) Azure Architect
9 39 (7.68%) Solutions Architect
10 36 (7.09%) Cloud Engineer
11 34 (6.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 33 (6.50%) Azure Engineer
13 30 (5.91%) Azure Consultant
14 28 (5.51%) Azure DevOps
15 21 (4.13%) Enterprise Architect
16 20 (3.94%) Senior DevOps
17 19 (3.74%) JavaScript Developer
17 19 (3.74%) Lead Architect
17 19 (3.74%) Senior DevOps Engineer
18 18 (3.54%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (11.22%) .NET
2 45 (8.86%) AngularJS
3 39 (7.68%) Middleware
4 36 (7.09%) Web Services
5 35 (6.89%) HTML
6 34 (6.69%) Spring
7 31 (6.10%) HTML5
7 31 (6.10%) JSON
7 31 (6.10%) RESTful
8 28 (5.51%) CSS
9 27 (5.31%) REST
10 23 (4.53%) jQuery
11 20 (3.94%) Java EE
11 20 (3.94%) Spring Boot
12 19 (3.74%) React
12 19 (3.74%) XML
13 17 (3.35%) Elastic Stack
14 16 (3.15%) LESS
15 15 (2.95%) Node.js
16 13 (2.56%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 56 (11.02%) Data Centre
2 33 (6.50%) Public Cloud
3 27 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (3.15%) Hybrid Cloud
4 16 (3.15%) Mobile App
5 15 (2.95%) Greenfield Project
6 14 (2.76%) PKI
7 13 (2.56%) Derivative
7 13 (2.56%) Enterprise Cloud
7 13 (2.56%) User Experience
8 12 (2.36%) Virtual Team
9 11 (2.17%) Cloud Native
10 9 (1.77%) Private Cloud
11 8 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.57%) Fintech
11 8 (1.57%) FMCG
11 8 (1.57%) Management Information System
12 7 (1.38%) Equities
12 7 (1.38%) Equity Derivative
12 7 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 98 (19.29%) Linux
2 69 (13.58%) Windows
3 29 (5.71%) Unix
4 28 (5.51%) Windows Server
5 19 (3.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (1.97%) Apple iOS
7 9 (1.77%) Android
8 5 (0.98%) VMS
9 3 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.39%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.20%) MVS
11 1 (0.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (49.21%) DevOps
2 215 (42.32%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (15.75%) Open Source
4 62 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
5 57 (11.22%) Microservices
6 52 (10.24%) Migration
6 52 (10.24%) Scrum
7 48 (9.45%) Continuous Delivery
8 47 (9.25%) Mentoring
9 45 (8.86%) TDD
10 43 (8.46%) Kanban
10 43 (8.46%) SOA
11 36 (7.09%) Configuration Management
11 36 (7.09%) Enterprise Architecture
12 35 (6.89%) Test Automation
13 34 (6.69%) BDD
14 30 (5.91%) Stakeholder Management
15 27 (5.31%) SDLC
16 24 (4.72%) Coaching
16 24 (4.72%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 119 (23.43%) Java
2 111 (21.85%) Python
3 72 (14.17%) SQL
4 55 (10.83%) JavaScript
5 51 (10.04%) PowerShell
6 41 (8.07%) Ruby
7 31 (6.10%) Groovy
8 29 (5.71%) Go
9 28 (5.51%) C#
10 27 (5.31%) Bash Shell
11 24 (4.72%) Perl
12 15 (2.95%) TypeScript
13 13 (2.56%) ES6
13 13 (2.56%) Scala
14 12 (2.36%) R
15 9 (1.77%) Shell Script
16 8 (1.57%) PL/SQL
17 6 (1.18%) C
18 5 (0.98%) Korn
18 5 (0.98%) PHP
Qualifications
1 34 (6.69%) Security Cleared
2 21 (4.13%) SC Cleared
3 16 (3.15%) Degree
4 11 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (1.38%) CISSP
6 6 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.98%) CCIE
7 5 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (0.98%) Oracle Certification
8 4 (0.79%) CISM
8 4 (0.79%) MCSE
9 3 (0.59%) CEH
9 3 (0.59%) CESG Certified Professional
9 3 (0.59%) EMC Certification
9 3 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.39%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.39%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.53%) QA
2 9 (1.77%) GCP
3 8 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.18%) GDPR
5 4 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (0.39%) PMO
6 2 (0.39%) RMADS
7 1 (0.20%) COBIT
7 1 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.20%) FedRAMP
7 1 (0.20%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 83 (16.34%) Docker
2 50 (9.84%) Active Directory
3 32 (6.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (3.94%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (1.77%) Hyper-V
6 7 (1.38%) vCloud
6 7 (1.38%) XenApp
7 3 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.59%) vSphere
8 2 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.39%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.20%) NFS
9 1 (0.20%) UAG
9 1 (0.20%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 109 (21.46%) Ansible
2 75 (14.76%) Opscode Chef
3 62 (12.20%) Puppet
4 37 (7.28%) Kubernetes
5 24 (4.72%) Terraform
6 13 (2.56%) SCCM
7 11 (2.17%) Nagios
7 11 (2.17%) SCOM
8 10 (1.97%) ZABBIX
9 9 (1.77%) Rancher
10 8 (1.57%) Grafana
11 6 (1.18%) Kibana
12 5 (0.98%) Failover Clustering
13 4 (0.79%) Packer
13 4 (0.79%) Rundeck
13 4 (0.79%) Salt
14 3 (0.59%) AirWatch
14 3 (0.59%) Consul
15 2 (0.39%) Data Guard
16 1 (0.20%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 120 (23.62%) Microsoft
2 39 (7.68%) VMware
3 35 (6.89%) Oracle
4 25 (4.92%) Red Hat
5 22 (4.33%) Citrix
6 20 (3.94%) Splunk
7 18 (3.54%) Cisco
7 18 (3.54%) IBM
8 16 (3.15%) ServiceNow
9 13 (2.56%) Google
9 13 (2.56%) SAP
10 12 (2.36%) MuleSoft
11 10 (1.97%) New Relic
12 9 (1.77%) AppDynamics
12 9 (1.77%) CheckPoint
13 8 (1.57%) Mercator
13 8 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
14 7 (1.38%) Palo Alto
15 6 (1.18%) Apigee
15 6 (1.18%) EMC