Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 223 218 383
Rank change year-on-year -5 +165 +40
Contract jobs citing PaaS 577 484 219
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.23% 1.17% 0.50%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.93% 7.75% 5.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 356 166
London median daily rate £550 £513 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.32% -2.38% +16.67%
10th Percentile £405 £378 £363
90th Percentile £681 £650 £706
England median daily rate £520 £500 £505
% change year-on-year +4.00% -0.99% +12.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
London median hourly rate - - £100.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £100.00
% change year-on-year -17.65% -57.50% -

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 9,724 6,248 4,028
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.71% 15.12% 9.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,262 4,643 3,008
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £315 £320 £300
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 50 41
London median hourly rate £26.78 £24.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.56% +14.29% -17.65%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.01 £10.50
90th Percentile £96.13 £109.50 £37.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.96
% change year-on-year +5.26% -4.80% -11.30%

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 22 February 2018.

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 22 February 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 -12 100 £475 - 49
South London -24 18 £563 +20.32% 2
West London -27 14 £575 +21.05% 9
North London - 4 £425 -
East London -6 3 £413 -26.67% 7
PaaS
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 345 (59.79%) IaaS
2 272 (47.14%) DevOps
3 249 (43.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 246 (42.63%) Amazon AWS
5 244 (42.29%) Agile Software Development
6 220 (38.13%) SaaS
7 139 (24.09%) Java
7 139 (24.09%) Jenkins
8 128 (22.18%) Microsoft
9 124 (21.49%) Python
10 123 (21.32%) Ansible
11 119 (20.62%) Docker
12 107 (18.54%) Continuous Integration
13 92 (15.94%) Finance
14 89 (15.42%) Linux
15 77 (13.34%) SQL
16 75 (13.00%) Migration
17 72 (12.48%) JavaScript
17 72 (12.48%) Opscode Chef
17 72 (12.48%) Continuous Delivery
18 71 (12.31%) Cloud Foundry
19 67 (11.61%) Git (software)
20 66 (11.44%) Open Source
21 60 (10.40%) Firewall
22 59 (10.23%) Web Services
22 59 (10.23%) Office 365
23 57 (9.88%) Windows
24 56 (9.71%) Active Directory
25 54 (9.36%) C#
26 53 (9.19%) Middleware

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 71 (12.31%) Cloud Foundry
2 14 (2.43%) OpenStack
2 14 (2.43%) Tomcat
3 13 (2.25%) Apache Spark
3 13 (2.25%) Confluence
4 12 (2.08%) Skype for Business
5 10 (1.73%) Apache
5 10 (1.73%) nginx
6 9 (1.56%) IIS
6 9 (1.56%) Jetty
6 9 (1.56%) WildFly
7 8 (1.39%) Mule
8 7 (1.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 7 (1.21%) CMS
8 7 (1.21%) Mule ESB
9 6 (1.04%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.87%) Anypoint
10 5 (0.87%) JBoss
10 5 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (1.04%) HipChat
2 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.17%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (2.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.73%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.04%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 345 (59.79%) IaaS
2 249 (43.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 246 (42.63%) Amazon AWS
4 220 (38.13%) SaaS
5 59 (10.23%) Office 365
6 37 (6.41%) Cloud Computing
7 36 (6.24%) Azure Active Directory
8 31 (5.37%) GitHub
9 28 (4.85%) npm
10 19 (3.29%) OpenShift
11 17 (2.95%) IBM Cloud
12 16 (2.77%) Bluemix
12 16 (2.77%) CloudBees
13 15 (2.60%) Heroku
14 12 (2.08%) Trello
15 11 (1.91%) AWS CloudFormation
16 10 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
16 10 (1.73%) Amazon S3
17 9 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
18 7 (1.21%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 60 (10.40%) Firewall
2 39 (6.76%) VPN
2 39 (6.76%) WAN
3 37 (6.41%) LAN
4 32 (5.55%) Network Security
5 25 (4.33%) DNS
6 19 (3.29%) Internet
6 19 (3.29%) TCP/IP
7 16 (2.77%) Skype
8 13 (2.25%) DHCP
9 10 (1.73%) SSL
9 10 (1.73%) WLAN
10 9 (1.56%) MPLS
10 9 (1.56%) NetScaler
10 9 (1.56%) VLAN
11 8 (1.39%) SAN
11 8 (1.39%) SMS
12 7 (1.21%) IPsec
13 6 (1.04%) HTTP
13 6 (1.04%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (6.93%) NoSQL
2 25 (4.33%) MongoDB
2 25 (4.33%) SQL Server
3 24 (4.16%) Big Data
4 18 (3.12%) MySQL
5 17 (2.95%) Azure SQL Database
6 16 (2.77%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (2.60%) Hadoop
8 13 (2.25%) Amazon RDS
9 10 (1.73%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 8 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (1.39%) Redis
11 6 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (1.04%) Power BI
11 6 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (0.87%) Data Mining
12 5 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (0.69%) Data Lake
13 4 (0.69%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 139 (24.09%) Jenkins
2 67 (11.61%) Git (software)
3 38 (6.59%) JIRA
4 33 (5.72%) Bitbucket
5 32 (5.55%) Maven
6 29 (5.03%) gulp
7 27 (4.68%) SonarQube
8 21 (3.64%) Grunt
8 21 (3.64%) Sonatype Nexus
8 21 (3.64%) webpack
9 20 (3.47%) Artifactory
10 19 (3.29%) IBM UrbanCode
11 18 (3.12%) TeamCity
12 15 (2.60%) Gradle
13 12 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 12 (2.08%) Gerrit
13 12 (2.08%) Travis CI
14 11 (1.91%) Subversion
15 10 (1.73%) Visual Studio Team System
16 9 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 92 (15.94%) Finance
2 41 (7.11%) Banking
3 20 (3.47%) Retail
4 16 (2.77%) Marketing
4 16 (2.77%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.60%) Billing
6 9 (1.56%) Legal
7 7 (1.21%) Law
7 7 (1.21%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.21%) Retail Banking
8 6 (1.04%) Music Industry
9 5 (0.87%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.87%) Front Office
10 3 (0.52%) Advertising
10 3 (0.52%) Back Office
10 3 (0.52%) Electronics
10 3 (0.52%) Publishing
11 2 (0.35%) Automotive
11 2 (0.35%) Local Government
12 1 (0.17%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 199 (34.49%) Architect
2 132 (22.88%) DevOps Engineer
3 76 (13.17%) Developer
4 67 (11.61%) Cloud Architect
5 54 (9.36%) Solutions Architect
6 50 (8.67%) Azure Architect
7 48 (8.32%) AWS Engineer
8 47 (8.15%) Consultant
8 47 (8.15%) Security Architect
9 41 (7.11%) Cloud Engineer
10 36 (6.24%) AWS DevOps
11 35 (6.07%) Azure Engineer
12 33 (5.72%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 30 (5.20%) Azure Consultant
14 26 (4.51%) JavaScript Developer
14 26 (4.51%) Technical Architect
15 23 (3.99%) Azure DevOps
16 20 (3.47%) HTML Developer
17 18 (3.12%) Lead Architect
18 17 (2.95%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (10.23%) Web Services
2 53 (9.19%) Middleware
3 51 (8.84%) AngularJS
4 46 (7.97%) .NET
5 41 (7.11%) HTML
6 36 (6.24%) HTML5
7 35 (6.07%) CSS
7 35 (6.07%) React
7 35 (6.07%) REST
8 28 (4.85%) RESTful
9 26 (4.51%) JSON
9 26 (4.51%) Spring
10 25 (4.33%) Node.js
11 23 (3.99%) LESS
12 20 (3.47%) Elastic Stack
12 20 (3.47%) Vue (Vue.js)
13 19 (3.29%) Java EE
14 15 (2.60%) Spring Boot
15 14 (2.43%) jQuery
16 13 (2.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 43 (7.45%) Public Cloud
2 37 (6.41%) Data Centre
3 33 (5.72%) Hybrid Cloud
4 27 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (2.77%) Derivative
5 16 (2.77%) Enterprise Cloud
5 16 (2.77%) Equity Derivative
6 15 (2.60%) Mobile App
6 15 (2.60%) User Experience
7 11 (1.91%) Cloud Native
7 11 (1.91%) Private Cloud
8 10 (1.73%) Computer Science
8 10 (1.73%) Cyberthreat
8 10 (1.73%) FMCG
8 10 (1.73%) iPad
8 10 (1.73%) Management Information System
9 9 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
9 9 (1.56%) PKI
10 8 (1.39%) Equities
10 8 (1.39%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 89 (15.42%) Linux
2 57 (9.88%) Windows
3 25 (4.33%) Unix
4 18 (3.12%) Windows Server
5 13 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (1.73%) Apple iOS
7 8 (1.39%) Android
8 7 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.87%) VMS
10 3 (0.52%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.35%) CoreOS
11 2 (0.35%) SmartOS
12 1 (0.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (47.14%) DevOps
2 244 (42.29%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (18.54%) Continuous Integration
4 75 (13.00%) Migration
5 72 (12.48%) Continuous Delivery
6 66 (11.44%) Open Source
7 52 (9.01%) Microservices
7 52 (9.01%) Scrum
8 48 (8.32%) Kanban
8 48 (8.32%) Mentoring
8 48 (8.32%) Stakeholder Management
9 46 (7.97%) Configuration Management
10 41 (7.11%) Enterprise Architecture
11 39 (6.76%) TDD
11 39 (6.76%) TOGAF
12 36 (6.24%) SOA
13 35 (6.07%) ITIL
14 34 (5.89%) IT Strategy
14 34 (5.89%) SDLC
14 34 (5.89%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 139 (24.09%) Java
2 124 (21.49%) Python
3 77 (13.34%) SQL
4 72 (12.48%) JavaScript
5 54 (9.36%) C#
6 50 (8.67%) Ruby
7 47 (8.15%) PowerShell
8 37 (6.41%) Bash Shell
9 33 (5.72%) Groovy
10 26 (4.51%) TypeScript
11 25 (4.33%) ES6
12 20 (3.47%) Go
12 20 (3.47%) Perl
13 16 (2.77%) Scala
14 15 (2.60%) C++
15 11 (1.91%) PHP
16 7 (1.21%) R
17 6 (1.04%) Shell Script
18 5 (0.87%) C
18 5 (0.87%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (6.76%) Security Cleared
2 29 (5.03%) Degree
3 27 (4.68%) CISSP
4 25 (4.33%) SC Cleared
5 19 (3.29%) CISA
6 17 (2.95%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (2.95%) CISM
7 14 (2.43%) CCNP
8 12 (2.08%) CCIE
9 9 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
9 9 (1.56%) Oracle Certification
10 8 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
11 7 (1.21%) CEH
12 6 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (0.69%) Master's Degree
13 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (0.52%) AWS Certification
14 3 (0.52%) CESG Certified Professional
14 3 (0.52%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.51%) QA
2 10 (1.73%) GAAP
3 9 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.39%) PCI DSS
5 7 (1.21%) Disclosure Scotland
5 7 (1.21%) GDPR
6 4 (0.69%) HIPAA
6 4 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.35%) GCP
7 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.17%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 119 (20.62%) Docker
2 56 (9.71%) Active Directory
3 25 (4.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (3.47%) Virtual Machines
5 12 (2.08%) Hyper-V
6 7 (1.21%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (1.04%) XenApp
8 5 (0.87%) vCloud
9 4 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.52%) VMware NSX
11 2 (0.35%) HDFS
11 2 (0.35%) vSphere
12 1 (0.17%) LXC
12 1 (0.17%) UAG
Systems Management
1 123 (21.32%) Ansible
2 72 (12.48%) Opscode Chef
3 50 (8.67%) Puppet
4 48 (8.32%) Kubernetes
5 34 (5.89%) Terraform
6 14 (2.43%) Rancher
7 12 (2.08%) Nagios
8 11 (1.91%) ZABBIX
9 9 (1.56%) SCOM
10 8 (1.39%) Grafana
11 7 (1.21%) Salt
12 6 (1.04%) Kibana
12 6 (1.04%) SCCM
13 4 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
14 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Intune
14 3 (0.52%) Rundeck
14 3 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
15 2 (0.35%) Mesos
15 2 (0.35%) Prometheus
15 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 128 (22.18%) Microsoft
2 40 (6.93%) Oracle
3 34 (5.89%) VMware
4 26 (4.51%) Splunk
5 21 (3.64%) Red Hat
6 19 (3.29%) Google
7 18 (3.12%) Cisco
8 17 (2.95%) SAP
9 16 (2.77%) AppDynamics
9 16 (2.77%) New Relic
10 15 (2.60%) MuleSoft
11 12 (2.08%) IBM
12 11 (1.91%) ServiceNow
13 10 (1.73%) Citrix
14 9 (1.56%) Palo Alto
15 8 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
16 7 (1.21%) Adobe
16 7 (1.21%) F5
16 7 (1.21%) SaltStack
17 6 (1.04%) Tealium