The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for PaaS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PaaS over the 3 months to 24 June 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)
England / South East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 166 251
Rank change year-on-year +14 +85  
Contract jobs citing PaaS 89 104 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.17% 1.17% 0.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.59% 12.41% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 76 7
Median daily rate £500 £475 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +43.93%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £520 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +4.00% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 - £50.00

PaaS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1036 838 582
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 13.56% 9.39% 6.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 677 549 350
Median daily rate £451 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 20
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.61 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.85% -43.97%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.80 £12.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.10 £42.25 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.14 £27.50
% change year-on-year +79.64% -41.30%  

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing PaaS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for PaaS in the South East

PaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PaaS in the South East

PaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PaaS in the South East over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PaaS in the South East

PaaS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire - 33 £550 - 4
Hampshire +14 26 £460 -3.15% 5
Surrey -7 14 £475 +1.06% 2
Berkshire +9 9 £450 - 5
Oxfordshire -11 2 £350 -22.22% 1
Kent -18 2 £675 -3.57% 1
PaaS
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 South East region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 116 (67.44%) IaaS
2 69 (40.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 69 (40.12%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (30.23%) Windows
3 52 (30.23%) DevOps
4 50 (29.07%) Microsoft
5 45 (26.16%) VMware
6 41 (23.84%) Linux
7 38 (22.09%) ITIL
8 37 (21.51%) Git (software)
9 36 (20.93%) Amazon AWS
10 33 (19.19%) RESTful
11 32 (18.60%) SC Cleared
11 32 (18.60%) Security Cleared
12 31 (18.02%) Microservices
13 30 (17.44%) Finance
14 29 (16.86%) Scrum
15 27 (15.70%) Jenkins
16 26 (15.12%) Service Management
16 26 (15.12%) JavaScript
17 25 (14.53%) SQL Server
18 22 (12.79%) Java
18 22 (12.79%) SQL
18 22 (12.79%) Web Services
18 22 (12.79%) Workflow
19 21 (12.21%) Migration
19 21 (12.21%) PowerShell
20 20 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
20 20 (11.63%) CA
21 19 (11.05%) .NET

PaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 16 (9.30%) SharePoint
2 12 (6.98%) Cloud Foundry
2 12 (6.98%) OpenStack
3 10 (5.81%) IIS
3 10 (5.81%) Tomcat
3 10 (5.81%) WebSphere
4 7 (4.07%) Skype for Business
5 5 (2.91%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.74%) Apache
6 3 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.16%) CMS
7 2 (1.16%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (1.16%) JBoss
7 2 (1.16%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.58%) GemFire
8 1 (0.58%) Kentico
8 1 (0.58%) phpBB
8 1 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.58%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (2.91%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (8.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.74%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.16%) Oracle FAH
3 2 (1.16%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (1.16%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 116 (67.44%) IaaS
2 69 (40.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (20.93%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (7.56%) SaaS
5 12 (6.98%) OpenShift
6 9 (5.23%) Office 365
7 6 (3.49%) Bluemix
7 6 (3.49%) IBM Cloud
8 5 (2.91%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (1.74%) GitHub
9 3 (1.74%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (1.16%) Boomi
10 2 (1.16%) iPaaS
10 2 (1.16%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.58%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.65%) Firewall
2 7 (4.07%) NetScaler
3 5 (2.91%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (2.91%) DNS
4 3 (1.74%) Internet
4 3 (1.74%) VPN
5 2 (1.16%) Extranet
5 2 (1.16%) LAN
5 2 (1.16%) Tactical Data Link
5 2 (1.16%) WAN
6 1 (0.58%) SAN
6 1 (0.58%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (14.53%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.14%) MongoDB
3 8 (4.65%) Relational Database
3 8 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (3.49%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.91%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (2.33%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.74%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.16%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (1.16%) Big Data
8 2 (1.16%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.16%) NewSQL
8 2 (1.16%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.58%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.58%) MySQL
9 1 (0.58%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 37 (21.51%) Git (software)
2 27 (15.70%) Jenkins
3 12 (6.98%) Visual Studio Team System
4 9 (5.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (4.07%) JUnit
6 5 (2.91%) Moq
6 5 (2.91%) MSTest
6 5 (2.91%) webpack
7 4 (2.33%) Ant
7 4 (2.33%) Gradle
7 4 (2.33%) Maven
7 4 (2.33%) NuGet
7 4 (2.33%) Selenium
7 4 (2.33%) SpecFlow
7 4 (2.33%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.74%) JIRA
8 3 (1.74%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (1.16%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.58%) GitLab
10 1 (0.58%) IntelliJ
General
1 30 (17.44%) Finance
2 9 (5.23%) Banking
3 5 (2.91%) Law
4 4 (2.33%) Publishing
5 3 (1.74%) Military
6 2 (1.16%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.58%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.58%) Electronics
7 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.58%) Legal
7 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.58%) Marketing
7 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (22.67%) Architect
1 39 (22.67%) Developer
2 22 (12.79%) Consultant
3 12 (6.98%) Cloud Architect
4 11 (6.40%) .NET Developer
4 11 (6.40%) Automation Engineer
4 11 (6.40%) Cloud Engineer
5 10 (5.81%) Azure Consultant
5 10 (5.81%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (4.65%) Azure Engineer
6 8 (4.65%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (4.07%) Designer
7 7 (4.07%) JavaScript Developer
7 7 (4.07%) Migration Consultant
8 6 (3.49%) Integration Developer
8 6 (3.49%) MongoDB Developer
8 6 (3.49%) Node.js Developer
8 6 (3.49%) Solutions Designer
8 6 (3.49%) Technical Architect
9 5 (2.91%) Azure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (19.19%) RESTful
2 22 (12.79%) Web Services
3 19 (11.05%) .NET
4 18 (10.47%) SOAP
5 16 (9.30%) REST
6 14 (8.14%) Middleware
7 13 (7.56%) JSON
8 12 (6.98%) AngularJS
8 12 (6.98%) HTML
8 12 (6.98%) Node.js
8 12 (6.98%) WCF
9 11 (6.40%) Swagger
10 10 (5.81%) Spring
11 9 (5.23%) XML
12 8 (4.65%) J2EE
13 7 (4.07%) .NET Framework
13 7 (4.07%) WebSphere MQ
14 6 (3.49%) Ajax
14 6 (3.49%) Hibernate
14 6 (3.49%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.23%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.07%) Cloud Native
2 7 (4.07%) CMDB
2 7 (4.07%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.91%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.74%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (1.74%) Public Cloud
5 3 (1.74%) Replication
6 2 (1.16%) Fintech
6 2 (1.16%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.16%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.58%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.58%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.58%) Streaming Media
7 1 (0.58%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 52 (30.23%) Windows
2 41 (23.84%) Linux
3 14 (8.14%) Unix
3 14 (8.14%) Windows Server
4 8 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (40.12%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (30.23%) DevOps
3 38 (22.09%) ITIL
4 31 (18.02%) Microservices
5 29 (16.86%) Scrum
6 26 (15.12%) Service Management
7 22 (12.79%) Workflow
8 21 (12.21%) Migration
9 20 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (11.05%) Task Automation
11 17 (9.88%) Service Design
12 16 (9.30%) CRM
12 16 (9.30%) ERP
13 15 (8.72%) API Development
13 15 (8.72%) Service Delivery
14 14 (8.14%) Configuration Management
15 13 (7.56%) SOA
15 13 (7.56%) Software Engineering
16 11 (6.40%) Release Management
16 11 (6.40%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 26 (15.12%) JavaScript
2 22 (12.79%) Java
2 22 (12.79%) SQL
3 21 (12.21%) PowerShell
4 14 (8.14%) Ruby
5 12 (6.98%) Python
6 10 (5.81%) C#
7 8 (4.65%) Go
8 7 (4.07%) T-SQL
9 6 (3.49%) Bash Shell
9 6 (3.49%) Perl
9 6 (3.49%) VB
10 5 (2.91%) ES6
10 5 (2.91%) TypeScript
11 4 (2.33%) F#
12 3 (1.74%) PHP
12 3 (1.74%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.16%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.58%) C++
14 1 (0.58%) VB6
Qualifications
1 32 (18.60%) SC Cleared
1 32 (18.60%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.23%) Degree
3 4 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.74%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.74%) MCSE
5 1 (0.58%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.58%) MCSD
5 1 (0.58%) PMP
5 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.16%) JSP 440
2 2 (1.16%) SLA
3 1 (0.58%) COBIT
3 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.58%) PMO
3 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 14 (8.14%) Docker
2 12 (6.98%) Hyper-V
3 7 (4.07%) Active Directory
3 7 (4.07%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (4.07%) XenDesktop
3 7 (4.07%) XenServer
4 5 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.58%) HDFS
6 1 (0.58%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.58%) vSphere
6 1 (0.58%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (9.30%) Puppet
2 9 (5.23%) Ansible
2 9 (5.23%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.33%) Marathon
3 4 (2.33%) Mesos
3 4 (2.33%) SCCM
4 3 (1.74%) SCOM
5 2 (1.16%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.58%) CloudForms
6 1 (0.58%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.58%) Piwik
6 1 (0.58%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.58%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 50 (29.07%) Microsoft
2 45 (26.16%) VMware
3 20 (11.63%) CA
4 14 (8.14%) Citrix
5 13 (7.56%) IBM
6 11 (6.40%) Oracle
7 6 (3.49%) Cisco
7 6 (3.49%) ServiceNow
8 4 (2.33%) AppDynamics
9 3 (1.74%) Cloudera
9 3 (1.74%) Google
9 3 (1.74%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.74%) SAP
10 2 (1.16%) Ariba
10 2 (1.16%) Concur
10 2 (1.16%) Dell
10 2 (1.16%) LogRhythm
10 2 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.58%) Workday
11 1 (0.58%) Zend
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Explore Group
Rate: £549 - £651 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £390 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Rullion
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion
Posted: 4 days ago