Period
to 16 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 16 November 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)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 124 138
Rank change year-on-year +16 +14 +1
Contract jobs citing PaaS 44 23 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.41% 0.78% 0.61%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.57% 5.85% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 13 23
Manchester median daily rate £700 £600 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +20.00% +13.64%
North West median daily rate £650 £582 £425
% change year-on-year +11.64% +37.00% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 Manchester with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 670 393 358
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 21.45% 13.29% 9.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 244 219
Manchester median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.98%
10th Percentile £213 £258 £273
90th Percentile £648 £600 £553
North West median daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +2.94% - +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 4 5
Manchester median hourly rate £17.13 £24.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.10% +68.97% -22.67%
10th Percentile £12.05 £11.35 £12.25
90th Percentile £170.00 £126.98 £15.25
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -28.57% +75.00% -44.00%

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing PaaS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for PaaS in Manchester

PaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PaaS in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for PaaS in Manchester

PaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PaaS in Manchester over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PaaS in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 Manchester region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 31 (70.45%) DevOps
2 26 (59.09%) Virtual Machines
2 26 (59.09%) Open Source
2 26 (59.09%) Jenkins
3 24 (54.55%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (54.55%) Ansible
3 24 (54.55%) Docker
3 24 (54.55%) Puppet
4 23 (52.27%) nginx
5 22 (50.00%) Maven
5 22 (50.00%) Java
6 21 (47.73%) Python
6 21 (47.73%) Groovy
6 21 (47.73%) Gradle
6 21 (47.73%) Cloud Foundry
6 21 (47.73%) gulp
6 21 (47.73%) Travis CI
6 21 (47.73%) CircleCI
6 21 (47.73%) IBM UrbanCode
6 21 (47.73%) npm
7 20 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
7 20 (45.45%) Shell Script
8 17 (38.64%) IaaS
9 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
9 14 (31.82%) Terraform
10 13 (29.55%) AWS CloudFormation
11 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (22.73%) SaaS
12 8 (18.18%) Windows
13 6 (13.64%) Configuration Management

PaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 23 (52.27%) nginx
2 21 (47.73%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (6.82%) OpenStack
4 2 (4.55%) IIS
4 2 (4.55%) SAS
4 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 21 (47.73%) npm
2 20 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (38.64%) IaaS
4 13 (29.55%) AWS CloudFormation
5 10 (22.73%) SaaS
6 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (4.55%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (2.27%) Data Lake Analytics
8 1 (2.27%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) Firewall
2 2 (4.55%) DNS
3 1 (2.27%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.55%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (4.55%) DB2
3 2 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.27%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (2.27%) Data Lake
4 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.27%) HDInsight
4 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (59.09%) Jenkins
2 22 (50.00%) Maven
3 21 (47.73%) CircleCI
3 21 (47.73%) Gradle
3 21 (47.73%) gulp
3 21 (47.73%) IBM UrbanCode
3 21 (47.73%) Travis CI
4 3 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (6.82%) TeamCity
4 3 (6.82%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.55%) GitLab
5 2 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (4.55%) Selenium
6 1 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
1 2 (4.55%) Retail
2 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (56.82%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (18.18%) Architect
3 4 (9.09%) Azure Architect
4 3 (6.82%) Azure Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Domain Architect
5 2 (4.55%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Azure DevOps
5 2 (4.55%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (4.55%) Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.27%) Azure Administrator
6 1 (2.27%) C# Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 1 (2.27%) Data Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) SCCM Architect
6 1 (2.27%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (2.27%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) .NET
2 2 (4.55%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (4.55%) Node.js
3 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.27%) React
3 1 (2.27%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.82%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.82%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.27%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.27%) CMDB
3 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.27%) PKI
3 1 (2.27%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Windows
2 5 (11.36%) Linux
3 3 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (6.82%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (70.45%) DevOps
2 26 (59.09%) Open Source
3 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (13.64%) Configuration Management
5 5 (11.36%) Change Management
5 5 (11.36%) Data Management
5 5 (11.36%) ITIL
5 5 (11.36%) Migration
5 5 (11.36%) Problem Management
5 5 (11.36%) Service Management
5 5 (11.36%) SFIA
6 4 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (6.82%) Analytics
7 3 (6.82%) Asset Management
7 3 (6.82%) Incident Management
7 3 (6.82%) Product Management
7 3 (6.82%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.82%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 22 (50.00%) Java
2 21 (47.73%) Groovy
2 21 (47.73%) Python
3 20 (45.45%) Shell Script
4 6 (13.64%) SQL
5 3 (6.82%) C#
6 1 (2.27%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) CCDP
1 2 (4.55%) CCNP
1 2 (4.55%) Chartered Engineer
1 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (4.55%) CISM
1 2 (4.55%) CISSP
1 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (59.09%) Virtual Machines
2 24 (54.55%) Docker
3 3 (6.82%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (54.55%) Ansible
1 24 (54.55%) Opscode Chef
1 24 (54.55%) Puppet
2 14 (31.82%) Terraform
3 2 (4.55%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (4.55%) Kubernetes
3 2 (4.55%) ZABBIX
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle
2 3 (6.82%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.55%) Cisco
3 2 (4.55%) Informatica
3 2 (4.55%) VMware
4 1 (2.27%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.27%) Zscaler