Period
to 13 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 13 December 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 87 99
Rank change year-on-year +9 +12 -10
Contract jobs citing PaaS 15 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.17% 0.67% 0.21%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.12% 5.00% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 2
Reading median daily rate £450 £550 £545
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +0.92% +14.74%
10th Percentile £369 £403 £487
90th Percentile £594 £650 £584
Berkshire median daily rate £518 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -5.91% +10.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire 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 Reading with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 245 200 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 19.17% 13.45% 7.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 79 71
Reading median daily rate £400 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -8.82% -10.53%
10th Percentile £313 £208 £260
90th Percentile £575 £515 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 3 3
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £19.61 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.51% -28.69% -
10th Percentile £11.25 £14.16 £16.05
90th Percentile £31.46 £20.33 £28.60
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -21.05% +31.03% -63.75%

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for PaaS in Reading

PaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PaaS in Reading

PaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PaaS in Reading over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PaaS in Reading

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 Reading region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 15 (100.00%) IaaS
2 10 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (60.00%) Linux
4 7 (46.67%) Visual Studio
4 7 (46.67%) Firewall
5 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (40.00%) Windows
5 6 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (40.00%) REST
6 5 (33.33%) C#
6 5 (33.33%) .NET
6 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 5 (33.33%) Microservices
7 4 (26.67%) DevOps
7 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
7 4 (26.67%) Java
7 4 (26.67%) Web Services
7 4 (26.67%) Oracle
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (26.67%) Unix
7 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
7 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
7 4 (26.67%) SaaS
7 4 (26.67%) Maven
8 3 (20.00%) JIRA
8 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
8 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (20.00%) Multithreading

PaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 3 (20.00%) Confluence
1 3 (20.00%) IIS
1 3 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Solr
2 1 (6.67%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (100.00%) IaaS
2 10 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (26.67%) SaaS
5 2 (13.33%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (13.33%) GitHub
6 1 (6.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (6.67%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (6.67%) Data Lake Analytics
6 1 (6.67%) Heroku
6 1 (6.67%) Office 365
6 1 (6.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) Firewall
2 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (20.00%) DNS
3 3 (20.00%) HTTP
4 1 (6.67%) Internet
4 1 (6.67%) NAS
4 1 (6.67%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (6.67%) SAN
4 1 (6.67%) Skype
4 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
3 3 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (20.00%) MySQL
3 3 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (6.67%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.67%) InfluxDB
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (6.67%) OLAP
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (6.67%) Power BI
4 1 (6.67%) QlikView
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Visual Studio
2 6 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (26.67%) Maven
4 3 (20.00%) Eclipse
4 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (20.00%) JIRA
4 3 (20.00%) NuGet
4 3 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (20.00%) TeamCity
5 2 (13.33%) Artifactory
6 1 (6.67%) Gerrit
6 1 (6.67%) Hudson
6 1 (6.67%) MSBuild
6 1 (6.67%) Selenium
6 1 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (6.67%) Billing
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Administrator
1 3 (20.00%) Azure Consultant
1 3 (20.00%) Consultant
1 3 (20.00%) Developer
1 3 (20.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) AWS Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Azure Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (6.67%) AWS Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Azure DevOps
3 1 (6.67%) Azure Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) WebCenter Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) REST
2 5 (33.33%) .NET
3 4 (26.67%) Web Services
4 3 (20.00%) .NET Core
5 2 (13.33%) JSON
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
6 1 (6.67%) Spring
6 1 (6.67%) Spring Boot
6 1 (6.67%) WebCenter
6 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 3 (20.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Replication
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (26.67%) Unix
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Microservices
3 4 (26.67%) DevOps
4 3 (20.00%) Change Control
4 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (20.00%) Low Latency
4 3 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 3 (20.00%) Open Source
4 3 (20.00%) SDLC
4 3 (20.00%) TDD
5 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) Operations Management
5 2 (13.33%) Service Management
6 1 (6.67%) Contact Management
6 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (6.67%) Identity Management
6 1 (6.67%) Information Security
6 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) C#
2 4 (26.67%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) C++
3 3 (20.00%) CQL
3 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (20.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
5 1 (6.67%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.67%) MCP
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL Certification
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) ISO 9001
1 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Docker
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.67%) LXC
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Ansible
1 3 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (20.00%) Opsview
1 3 (20.00%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) CFEngine
2 1 (6.67%) Graphite
2 1 (6.67%) Kibana
2 1 (6.67%) Kubernetes
2 1 (6.67%) logstash
2 1 (6.67%) Mesos
2 1 (6.67%) Nagios
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle
3 3 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) AppDynamics
4 1 (6.67%) New Relic
4 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (6.67%) Splunk
4 1 (6.67%) Tableau
4 1 (6.67%) TIBCO