Period
to 19 July 2019

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 19 July 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 34 64 76
Rank change year-on-year +30 +12 +23
Contract jobs citing PaaS 72 30 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 5.09% 2.06% 0.72%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.59% 8.52% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 14 5
Reading median daily rate £538 £506 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.17% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £453 £377 £410
90th Percentile £673 £788 £558
Berkshire median daily rate £538 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +7.50% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 0
Reading median hourly rate £80.00 - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £80.00 - -

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 434 352 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 30.69% 24.18% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 221 94
Reading median daily rate £466 £450 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.61% +4.35% +7.81%
10th Percentile £307 £313 £256
90th Percentile £650 £625 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 2 11
Reading median hourly rate £72.50 £16.33 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +344.10% +30.60% -36.26%
10th Percentile £20.97 £12.66 £11.25
90th Percentile £85.10 £19.35 £17.68
Berkshire median hourly rate £48.00 £20.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year +140.00% +60.00% -36.26%

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 19 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PaaS in Reading

PaaS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PaaS in Reading

PaaS
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing PaaS in Reading over the 6 months to 19 July 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for PaaS in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 Reading region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 69 (95.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (77.78%) IaaS
3 40 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 37 (51.39%) DevOps
5 36 (50.00%) SaaS
6 29 (40.28%) SQL
7 27 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (36.11%) Visual Studio Team System
9 24 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
9 24 (33.33%) Windows
10 21 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
11 19 (26.39%) PowerShell
12 17 (23.61%) Oracle
13 15 (20.83%) Unix
13 15 (20.83%) Public Cloud
14 14 (19.44%) Analytics
14 14 (19.44%) Linux
14 14 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (18.06%) Python
15 13 (18.06%) Power BI
15 13 (18.06%) Data Lake
15 13 (18.06%) Power Platform
16 12 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (16.67%) Jenkins
16 12 (16.67%) Security Cleared
16 12 (16.67%) Test Automation
16 12 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 11 (15.28%) Google
17 11 (15.28%) Kubernetes
17 11 (15.28%) Oracle Database

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 8 (11.11%) Confluence
2 6 (8.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.39%) Apache
3 1 (1.39%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.39%) Jupyter
3 1 (1.39%) Mule
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Sonata
2 3 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 69 (95.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (77.78%) IaaS
3 36 (50.00%) SaaS
4 24 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (18.06%) Power Platform
6 9 (12.50%) Serverless
7 7 (9.72%) GitHub
8 5 (6.94%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 5 (6.94%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (5.56%) Office 365
10 3 (4.17%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (4.17%) iPaaS
11 2 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (2.78%) Azure Data Factory
11 2 (2.78%) OpenShift
12 1 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (1.39%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (1.39%) Azure Machine Learning
12 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (1.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.11%) Firewall
2 5 (6.94%) Network Security
3 3 (4.17%) DNS
3 3 (4.17%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (2.78%) VPN
5 1 (1.39%) Internet
5 1 (1.39%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.06%) Data Lake
1 13 (18.06%) Power BI
2 12 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (15.28%) Oracle Database
4 9 (12.50%) HDInsight
5 6 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
5 6 (8.33%) SQL Server
6 5 (6.94%) RDBMS
6 5 (6.94%) Relational Database
7 4 (5.56%) Cosmos DB
8 3 (4.17%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (4.17%) Data Mart
8 3 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.78%) NoSQL
9 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (1.39%) Big Data
10 1 (1.39%) GIS
10 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (36.11%) Visual Studio Team System
2 12 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 10 (13.89%) Visual Studio
4 8 (11.11%) JIRA
5 6 (8.33%) Git (software)
6 3 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (4.17%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.39%) SonarQube
General
1 9 (12.50%) Finance
2 8 (11.11%) Marketing
3 7 (9.72%) Billing
3 7 (9.72%) Telecoms
4 6 (8.33%) Electronics
4 6 (8.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.39%) French Language
5 1 (1.39%) German Language
5 1 (1.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (27.78%) Azure Engineer
2 17 (23.61%) Architect
2 17 (23.61%) DevOps Engineer
3 14 (19.44%) Consultant
4 9 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
5 8 (11.11%) Azure DevOps
5 8 (11.11%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) WebOps Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.17%) Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Azure Consultant
8 3 (4.17%) Cloud Architect
8 3 (4.17%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Field Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Integration Architect
8 3 (4.17%) Oracle Consultant
8 3 (4.17%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.33%) Middleware
1 6 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
1 6 (8.33%) Web Services
2 4 (5.56%) .NET
2 4 (5.56%) JSON
3 3 (4.17%) .NET Framework
3 3 (4.17%) REST
3 3 (4.17%) SOAP
4 1 (1.39%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.39%) Java EE
4 1 (1.39%) Keras
4 1 (1.39%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (1.39%) NumPy
4 1 (1.39%) Pandas
4 1 (1.39%) RAML
4 1 (1.39%) React
4 1 (1.39%) RESTful
4 1 (1.39%) Swagger
4 1 (1.39%) TensorFlow
4 1 (1.39%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.83%) Public Cloud
2 12 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (13.89%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (9.72%) Data Centre
5 6 (8.33%) DataPower
6 3 (4.17%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.78%) Clustering
7 2 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.39%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (33.33%) Windows
2 15 (20.83%) Unix
3 14 (19.44%) Linux
4 8 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 7 (9.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (8.33%) AIX
6 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.39%) VMS
7 1 (1.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (51.39%) DevOps
2 27 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (19.44%) Analytics
4 14 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 10 (13.89%) Computer Science
6 10 (13.89%) Infrastructure as Code
6 10 (13.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 10 (13.89%) ITIL
7 9 (12.50%) Data Science
7 9 (12.50%) IT Strategy
7 9 (12.50%) Scrum
7 9 (12.50%) TOGAF
8 8 (11.11%) Data Management
8 8 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
8 8 (11.11%) Infrastructure Automation
9 7 (9.72%) Active Listening
9 7 (9.72%) Information Management
9 7 (9.72%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 29 (40.28%) SQL
2 19 (26.39%) PowerShell
3 13 (18.06%) Python
4 9 (12.50%) C#
5 8 (11.11%) Java
6 6 (8.33%) Shell Script
7 5 (6.94%) JavaScript
8 3 (4.17%) PHP
8 3 (4.17%) R
9 1 (1.39%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.39%) Korn
9 1 (1.39%) Scala
9 1 (1.39%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 12 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (13.89%) SC Cleared
3 9 (12.50%) Degree
4 3 (4.17%) CEH
4 3 (4.17%) CISM
4 3 (4.17%) CISSP
4 3 (4.17%) SANS
5 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.39%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) COBIT
2 3 (4.17%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.78%) QA
4 1 (1.39%) FedRAMP
4 1 (1.39%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (8.33%) XenApp
3 3 (4.17%) Docker
4 2 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (15.28%) Kubernetes
2 6 (8.33%) Data Guard
3 4 (5.56%) Terraform
4 3 (4.17%) Ansible
5 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.39%) Puppet
6 1 (1.39%) Salt
6 1 (1.39%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 40 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 17 (23.61%) Oracle
3 11 (15.28%) Google
4 9 (12.50%) SAP
5 7 (9.72%) Atlassian
5 7 (9.72%) Red Hat
6 6 (8.33%) Citrix
6 6 (8.33%) IBM
7 5 (6.94%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (4.17%) Databricks
9 2 (2.78%) FNZ
10 1 (1.39%) Informatica
10 1 (1.39%) Sonatype
10 1 (1.39%) Splunk
10 1 (1.39%) Tableau