Period
to 22 February 2018

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 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 83 107
Rank change year-on-year +15 +24 -7
Contract jobs citing PaaS 23 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.89% 0.90% 0.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.68% 7.07% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 1
Reading median daily rate £400 £600 £590
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +1.69% +38.82%
Berkshire median daily rate £510 £525 £538
% change year-on-year -2.86% -2.33% +10.54%
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 265 184 185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 21.74% 12.77% 9.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 78 106
Reading median daily rate £403 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.29% - -15.00%
10th Percentile £322 £200 £276
90th Percentile £600 £538 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £418
% change year-on-year - +7.78% -1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 4
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -35.63% +14.47%
10th Percentile £12.48 £10.70 £14.25
90th Percentile £20.50 £17.14 £28.53
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.75 £17.06 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.68% +10.06% -58.67%

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 22 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PaaS in Reading

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 Reading region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 22 (95.65%) IaaS
2 20 (86.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (56.52%) REST
3 13 (56.52%) C#
3 13 (56.52%) Visual Studio
3 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (52.17%) .NET
4 12 (52.17%) Windows
4 12 (52.17%) Linux
4 12 (52.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (52.17%) Microservices
5 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
5 11 (47.83%) Java
6 10 (43.48%) TCP/IP
6 10 (43.48%) Firewall
6 10 (43.48%) Git (software)
6 10 (43.48%) Maven
7 9 (39.13%) VMware
7 9 (39.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (39.13%) JIRA
7 9 (39.13%) TeamCity
7 9 (39.13%) Multithreading
7 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (39.13%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (39.13%) Confluence
7 9 (39.13%) Change Control
7 9 (39.13%) NuGet
7 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
7 9 (39.13%) TDD
7 9 (39.13%) ISO 9001

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 9 (39.13%) Confluence
1 9 (39.13%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) Apache Solr
2 1 (4.35%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (4.35%) CMS
2 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (17.39%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (95.65%) IaaS
2 20 (86.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (13.04%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (13.04%) SaaS
5 2 (8.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (8.70%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (8.70%) GitHub
6 1 (4.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (4.35%) Data Lake Analytics
6 1 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (4.35%) Heroku
6 1 (4.35%) Office 365
6 1 (4.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) Firewall
1 10 (43.48%) TCP/IP
2 4 (17.39%) DNS
3 3 (13.04%) Internet
3 3 (13.04%) VPN
4 1 (4.35%) NAS
4 1 (4.35%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (4.35%) SAN
4 1 (4.35%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 9 (39.13%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (4.35%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.35%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (4.35%) Big Data
3 1 (4.35%) Data Lake
3 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.35%) InfluxDB
3 1 (4.35%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.35%) OLAP
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (4.35%) Power BI
3 1 (4.35%) Redis
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (56.52%) Visual Studio
2 12 (52.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (43.48%) Git (software)
3 10 (43.48%) Maven
4 9 (39.13%) Eclipse
4 9 (39.13%) JIRA
4 9 (39.13%) NuGet
4 9 (39.13%) Octopus Deploy
4 9 (39.13%) TeamCity
5 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
6 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (4.35%) Artifactory
7 1 (4.35%) Gerrit
7 1 (4.35%) MSBuild
7 1 (4.35%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (4.35%) Billing
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Developer
2 9 (39.13%) Java Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Azure Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Azure Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (8.70%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Azure DevOps
5 2 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) AWS Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Data Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Field Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Open Source Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.35%) WebCenter Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) REST
2 12 (52.17%) .NET
3 9 (39.13%) .NET Core
4 4 (17.39%) Web Services
5 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
5 2 (8.70%) JSON
5 2 (8.70%) React
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.35%) HTML5
6 1 (4.35%) Meteor
6 1 (4.35%) Node.js
6 1 (4.35%) PhoneGap
6 1 (4.35%) Redux
6 1 (4.35%) RESTful
6 1 (4.35%) Spring
6 1 (4.35%) Spring Boot
6 1 (4.35%) Swagger
6 1 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (4.35%) WebCenter
6 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Linux
1 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.35%) Unix
3 1 (4.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) Microservices
3 9 (39.13%) Change Control
3 9 (39.13%) Low Latency
3 9 (39.13%) Multithreading
3 9 (39.13%) SDLC
3 9 (39.13%) TDD
4 6 (26.09%) DevOps
5 2 (8.70%) Analytics
5 2 (8.70%) API Development
5 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.70%) Identity Management
5 2 (8.70%) Mobile Development
5 2 (8.70%) Operations Management
5 2 (8.70%) Patch Management
5 2 (8.70%) Runbook
5 2 (8.70%) Service Management
5 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) C#
2 11 (47.83%) Java
3 9 (39.13%) C++
3 9 (39.13%) CQL
4 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
5 3 (13.04%) SQL
6 1 (4.35%) F#
6 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.35%) PHP
6 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.35%) TypeScript
6 1 (4.35%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.35%) MCP
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (39.13%) ISO 9001
1 9 (39.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.35%) GCP
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (17.39%) Docker
3 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
4 2 (8.70%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (4.35%) LXC
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) Opsview
2 3 (13.04%) Ansible
2 3 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (13.04%) Puppet
3 2 (8.70%) Kubernetes
4 1 (4.35%) CFEngine
4 1 (4.35%) Graphite
4 1 (4.35%) Mesos
4 1 (4.35%) Nagios
4 1 (4.35%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
1 9 (39.13%) VMware
2 1 (4.35%) AppDynamics
2 1 (4.35%) Mercator
2 1 (4.35%) New Relic
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Splunk
2 1 (4.35%) Tableau
2 1 (4.35%) TIBCO