Period
to 22 November 2019

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 November 2019 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 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 183 176 259
Rank change year-on-year -7 +83 -7
Contract jobs citing PaaS 515 766 508
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.46% 1.65% 1.08%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.40% 6.07% 5.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 517 368
London median daily rate £575 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £425 £413 £400
90th Percentile £745 £713 £713
England median daily rate £550 £527 £500
% change year-on-year +4.36% +5.40% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
London median hourly rate £43.50 £59.84 £34.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.30% +74.14% -27.28%
England median hourly rate £72.50 £59.84 £34.68
% change year-on-year +21.17% +72.53% -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 11,702 12,620 9,110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 33.29% 27.22% 19.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,366 9,348 6,827
London median daily rate £525 £520 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £320 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £638
England median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 76 89
London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.42% -11.63% -8.51%
10th Percentile £17.73 £12.50 £11.85
90th Percentile £78.75 £78.97 £68.50
England median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +25.71% -12.50% +5.26%

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 November 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing PaaS in London over the 6 months to 22 November 2019.

Contractor hourly 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 November 2019. 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 +8 84 £550 +4.76% 54
West London +21 24 £475 -2.56% 16
East London +24 16 £725 +52.63% 7
South London +23 11 £588 +11.90% 5
North London +2 1 - - 3
PaaS
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2019, 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.

1 312 (60.58%) Azure
2 266 (51.65%) IaaS
3 224 (43.50%) DevOps
4 191 (37.09%) Agile Software Development
5 175 (33.98%) SaaS
6 153 (29.71%) Microsoft
7 138 (26.80%) Finance
8 137 (26.60%) AWS
9 106 (20.58%) PowerShell
9 106 (20.58%) Kubernetes
10 96 (18.64%) SQL
11 90 (17.48%) Docker
12 89 (17.28%) Microservices
13 85 (16.50%) Java
13 85 (16.50%) Active Directory
14 83 (16.12%) Windows
14 83 (16.12%) Ansible
15 82 (15.92%) .NET
16 78 (15.15%) Scrum
16 78 (15.15%) Jenkins
17 76 (14.76%) Terraform
18 73 (14.17%) Linux
19 72 (13.98%) Python
20 71 (13.79%) Migration
21 67 (13.01%) Infrastructure as Code
22 65 (12.62%) C#
23 63 (12.23%) Azure Active Directory
24 61 (11.84%) JavaScript
25 57 (11.07%) Git (software)
26 55 (10.68%) Continuous Integration

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 28 (5.44%) IIS
2 27 (5.24%) SharePoint
3 23 (4.47%) Confluence
3 23 (4.47%) OpenStack
4 20 (3.88%) Cloud Foundry
5 12 (2.33%) CMS
5 12 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 9 (1.75%) Sitecore CMS
7 8 (1.55%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (1.36%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.17%) nginx
9 6 (1.17%) Skype for Business
9 6 (1.17%) Umbraco
10 4 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.58%) Apache
11 3 (0.58%) Ethereum
11 3 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.58%) Hyperledger
12 2 (0.39%) Anypoint
Applications
1 7 (1.36%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.39%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (1.75%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 8 (1.55%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 8 (1.55%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 7 (1.36%) thinkFolio
4 6 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (1.17%) Oracle Cash Management
5 5 (0.97%) Oracle Assets
5 5 (0.97%) Oracle ERP
5 5 (0.97%) Oracle FAH
5 5 (0.97%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (0.97%) Oracle iProcurement
5 5 (0.97%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (0.97%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (0.78%) SAP Hybris
6 4 (0.78%) SAP S/4HANA
7 3 (0.58%) Distributed Ledger
7 3 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.58%) R3 Corda
8 2 (0.39%) BusinessWorks
8 2 (0.39%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 312 (60.58%) Azure
2 266 (51.65%) IaaS
3 175 (33.98%) SaaS
4 137 (26.60%) AWS
5 63 (12.23%) Azure Active Directory
6 51 (9.90%) Serverless
7 47 (9.13%) Office 365
8 44 (8.54%) GCP
9 43 (8.35%) OpenShift
10 23 (4.47%) GitHub
11 22 (4.27%) Azure Functions
12 18 (3.50%) npm
13 17 (3.30%) Power Platform
14 13 (2.52%) AWS CloudFormation
14 13 (2.52%) AWS Lambda
14 13 (2.52%) Azure Data Factory
15 12 (2.33%) Azure ExpressRoute
16 10 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
17 9 (1.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 8 (1.55%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 51 (9.90%) Firewall
2 50 (9.71%) VPN
3 28 (5.44%) DNS
4 18 (3.50%) Network Security
5 17 (3.30%) TCP/IP
6 15 (2.91%) DHCP
6 15 (2.91%) VLAN
7 11 (2.14%) HTTP
8 7 (1.36%) SSL
9 6 (1.17%) Fibre Channel
9 6 (1.17%) SAN
9 6 (1.17%) WAN
10 5 (0.97%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (0.97%) Skype
11 4 (0.78%) BGP
11 4 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (0.78%) Internet
11 4 (0.78%) LAN
11 4 (0.78%) MPLS
11 4 (0.78%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (9.51%) SQL Server
2 25 (4.85%) Azure SQL Database
3 18 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (3.50%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (3.30%) Power BI
5 14 (2.72%) NoSQL
6 13 (2.52%) Big Data
6 13 (2.52%) Oracle Database
6 13 (2.52%) Redis
6 13 (2.52%) Relational Database
7 12 (2.33%) Data Lake
7 12 (2.33%) MongoDB
8 10 (1.94%) MySQL
9 9 (1.75%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 9 (1.75%) RDBMS
10 8 (1.55%) Cosmos DB
10 8 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (0.97%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 5 (0.97%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 78 (15.15%) Jenkins
2 57 (11.07%) Git (software)
3 32 (6.21%) JIRA
4 27 (5.24%) Visual Studio Team System
5 23 (4.47%) Octopus Deploy
5 23 (4.47%) TeamCity
6 16 (3.11%) gulp
6 16 (3.11%) Maven
7 13 (2.52%) Sonatype Nexus
8 12 (2.33%) Visual Studio
9 11 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (1.94%) Gradle
11 9 (1.75%) CircleCI
11 9 (1.75%) Travis CI
12 7 (1.36%) IntelliJ
12 7 (1.36%) Spinnaker
13 6 (1.17%) Bitbucket
13 6 (1.17%) GitLab
13 6 (1.17%) Selenium
13 6 (1.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 138 (26.80%) Finance
2 52 (10.10%) Banking
3 26 (5.05%) Public Sector
4 23 (4.47%) Marketing
5 19 (3.69%) Law
6 17 (3.30%) Legal
7 14 (2.72%) Retail
8 11 (2.14%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.75%) Telecoms
10 7 (1.36%) Investment Banking
11 6 (1.17%) Electronics
11 6 (1.17%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.78%) Front Office
12 4 (0.78%) Games
12 4 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.39%) Advertising
13 2 (0.39%) Billing
13 2 (0.39%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.39%) International Banking
14 1 (0.19%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 173 (33.59%) Architect
2 104 (20.19%) Developer
3 73 (14.17%) Azure Architect
3 73 (14.17%) Cloud Architect
4 64 (12.43%) DevOps Engineer
5 48 (9.32%) Azure Engineer
6 38 (7.38%) Azure DevOps
7 36 (6.99%) Security Architect
8 32 (6.21%) Solutions Architect
9 30 (5.83%) Consultant
10 27 (5.24%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 23 (4.47%) .NET Developer
12 22 (4.27%) Technical Architect
13 19 (3.69%) Full Stack Developer
14 18 (3.50%) Cloud Engineer
15 16 (3.11%) Analyst
15 16 (3.11%) Java Developer
15 16 (3.11%) Senior Developer
16 15 (2.91%) Azure Developer
17 13 (2.52%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (15.92%) .NET
2 43 (8.35%) JSON
3 42 (8.16%) Web Services
4 38 (7.38%) AngularJS
5 32 (6.21%) REST
6 29 (5.63%) HTML
7 26 (5.05%) RESTful
8 24 (4.66%) .NET Core
9 23 (4.47%) CSS
10 22 (4.27%) ASP.NET
10 22 (4.27%) OAuth
11 19 (3.69%) Node.js
12 18 (3.50%) React
13 17 (3.30%) XML
13 17 (3.30%) YAML
14 16 (3.11%) .NET Framework
15 15 (2.91%) SAML
16 14 (2.72%) Ruby on Rails
17 13 (2.52%) OpenID
17 13 (2.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 51 (9.90%) Public Cloud
2 38 (7.38%) Data Centre
3 35 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (5.83%) Hybrid Cloud
5 26 (5.05%) Cloud Native
6 24 (4.66%) User Experience
7 23 (4.47%) Greenfield Project
8 19 (3.69%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (2.52%) PKI
10 11 (2.14%) N-Tier
11 8 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (1.36%) Derivative
12 7 (1.36%) Enterprise Cloud
12 7 (1.36%) Equities
12 7 (1.36%) Fixed Income
12 7 (1.36%) Management Information System
13 6 (1.17%) Client/Server
13 6 (1.17%) Clustering
13 6 (1.17%) Private Cloud
13 6 (1.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 83 (16.12%) Windows
2 73 (14.17%) Linux
3 30 (5.83%) Windows Server
4 23 (4.47%) Unix
5 22 (4.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (2.33%) Windows 10
7 6 (1.17%) VMS
7 6 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.78%) CentOS
8 4 (0.78%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.58%) Android
9 3 (0.58%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.39%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.19%) Solaris
11 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (43.50%) DevOps
2 191 (37.09%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (17.28%) Microservices
4 78 (15.15%) Scrum
5 71 (13.79%) Migration
6 67 (13.01%) Infrastructure as Code
7 55 (10.68%) Continuous Integration
8 53 (10.29%) Problem-Solving
9 50 (9.71%) Analytics
10 47 (9.13%) Test Automation
11 41 (7.96%) TOGAF
12 39 (7.57%) Business Intelligence
13 37 (7.18%) Open Source
14 35 (6.80%) Continuous Delivery
15 32 (6.21%) TDD
16 30 (5.83%) Enterprise Architecture
16 30 (5.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 28 (5.44%) Data Modelling
17 28 (5.44%) Information Security
17 28 (5.44%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 106 (20.58%) PowerShell
2 96 (18.64%) SQL
3 85 (16.50%) Java
4 72 (13.98%) Python
5 65 (12.62%) C#
6 61 (11.84%) JavaScript
7 47 (9.13%) Bash Shell
8 36 (6.99%) Ruby
9 25 (4.85%) Go
10 14 (2.72%) PL/SQL
11 13 (2.52%) Groovy
12 7 (1.36%) T-SQL
12 7 (1.36%) TypeScript
13 6 (1.17%) C++
14 5 (0.97%) Scala
14 5 (0.97%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.97%) VBScript
15 4 (0.78%) C
15 4 (0.78%) Java 8
16 3 (0.58%) Perl
Qualifications
1 50 (9.71%) Security Cleared
2 34 (6.60%) SC Cleared
3 29 (5.63%) Degree
4 23 (4.47%) CISSP
5 20 (3.88%) AWS Certification
6 14 (2.72%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (2.52%) IISP
8 11 (2.14%) BPSS Clearance
9 9 (1.75%) MCSE
10 8 (1.55%) CISM
10 8 (1.55%) TOGAF Certification
11 7 (1.36%) DBS Check
12 6 (1.17%) MCSA
13 4 (0.78%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 4 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
13 4 (0.78%) DV Cleared
13 4 (0.78%) MCITP
14 2 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
14 2 (0.39%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.47%) QA
2 15 (2.91%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.17%) GDPR
4 6 (1.17%) SLA
5 5 (0.97%) NIST
6 3 (0.58%) NCSC
7 2 (0.39%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.19%) HL7
8 1 (0.19%) NIST 800
8 1 (0.19%) PMO
System Software
1 90 (17.48%) Docker
2 85 (16.50%) Active Directory
3 25 (4.85%) Virtual Machines
4 17 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (2.33%) vSphere
6 11 (2.14%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.97%) KVM
8 4 (0.78%) Postfix
8 4 (0.78%) XenApp
9 3 (0.58%) oVirt
10 2 (0.39%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.19%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 1 (0.19%) NFS
11 1 (0.19%) SRDF
11 1 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 106 (20.58%) Kubernetes
2 83 (16.12%) Ansible
3 76 (14.76%) Terraform
4 44 (8.54%) Puppet
5 42 (8.16%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (3.30%) CASB
7 14 (2.72%) Single Sign-On
8 11 (2.14%) Salt
9 10 (1.94%) SCCM
10 9 (1.75%) Microsoft Intune
10 9 (1.75%) SCOM
11 5 (0.97%) BMC PATROL
11 5 (0.97%) collectd
11 5 (0.97%) logstash
11 5 (0.97%) Zipkin
12 4 (0.78%) SCOrch
12 4 (0.78%) yum
13 3 (0.58%) Graphite
13 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 3 (0.58%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 153 (29.71%) Microsoft
2 37 (7.18%) Google
3 36 (6.99%) Oracle
4 34 (6.60%) Splunk
5 27 (5.24%) VMware
6 23 (4.47%) SAP
7 15 (2.91%) Red Hat
8 13 (2.52%) Cisco
8 13 (2.52%) MuleSoft
9 12 (2.33%) New Relic
10 10 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
10 10 (1.94%) Sitecore
11 8 (1.55%) BMC
11 8 (1.55%) Sparx
11 8 (1.55%) Tableau
12 7 (1.36%) Charles River
12 7 (1.36%) Citrix
12 7 (1.36%) Lets Encrypt
13 6 (1.17%) Atlassian
13 6 (1.17%) IBM