Period
to 20 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 20 April 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)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
20 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 25 30
Rank change year-on-year +4 +5 +28
Contract jobs citing PaaS 33 18 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 7.10% 4.34% 4.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 21.29% 18.75% 19.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 8 12
Southampton median daily rate £469 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +10.53% -
10th Percentile £424 £463 £425
90th Percentile £560 £581 £563
Hampshire median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Southampton median hourly rate - - £42.50
Hampshire median hourly rate - - £42.50

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 Southampton with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 155 96 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 33.33% 23.13% 21.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 56 70
Southampton median daily rate £463 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% - +38.46%
10th Percentile £300 £309 £306
90th Percentile £600 £584 £925
Hampshire median daily rate £473 £463 £466
% change year-on-year +2.16% -0.80% +16.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Southampton median hourly rate £39.75 £18.38 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +116.33% -56.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £24.28 £18.01 £41.25
90th Percentile £57.43 £19.24 £43.75
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.00 £16.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +33.33% -54.79% -21.08%

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for PaaS in Southampton

PaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PaaS in Southampton

PaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PaaS in Southampton over the 6 months to 20 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PaaS in Southampton

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 Southampton region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 33 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (69.70%) C#
3 19 (57.58%) BDD
4 18 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (51.52%) QA
5 17 (51.52%) Test Automation
5 17 (51.52%) Redis
5 17 (51.52%) SpecFlow
5 17 (51.52%) Xamarin
6 15 (45.45%) IaaS
7 11 (33.33%) DevOps
8 9 (27.27%) .NET
9 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET
9 8 (24.24%) VMS
9 8 (24.24%) MVC
9 8 (24.24%) JMeter
9 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (24.24%) Load Testing
9 8 (24.24%) Umbraco
9 8 (24.24%) TeamCity
9 8 (24.24%) New Relic
9 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (24.24%) Octopus Deploy
9 8 (24.24%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (24.24%) webpack
9 8 (24.24%) gulp
9 8 (24.24%) Swagger
9 8 (24.24%) Babel
9 8 (24.24%) Jasmine
9 8 (24.24%) Continuous Improvement

PaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 (24.24%) Umbraco
2 4 (12.12%) Apache
2 4 (12.12%) Apache Spark
3 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (6.06%) Jupyter
3 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.06%) MS Project Server
4 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 33 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (45.45%) IaaS
3 8 (24.24%) Loggly
4 6 (18.18%) Serverless
5 4 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (12.12%) Azure Machine Learning
5 4 (12.12%) SaaS
6 2 (6.06%) Azure Functions
7 1 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (3.03%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (3.03%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 1 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (3.03%) Office 365
7 1 (3.03%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (51.52%) Redis
2 3 (9.09%) Geospatial Data
3 2 (6.06%) Big Data
3 2 (6.06%) Data Lake
3 2 (6.06%) GIS
3 2 (6.06%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.03%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.03%) Power BI
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (51.52%) SpecFlow
2 8 (24.24%) Babel
2 8 (24.24%) gulp
2 8 (24.24%) Jasmine
2 8 (24.24%) JMeter
2 8 (24.24%) Octopus Deploy
2 8 (24.24%) TeamCity
2 8 (24.24%) webpack
3 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 22 (66.67%) Developer
2 9 (27.27%) Xamarin Developer
3 8 (24.24%) .NET Developer
3 8 (24.24%) Senior .NET Developer
3 8 (24.24%) Senior Developer
4 5 (15.15%) C# Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Architect
5 4 (12.12%) Backend Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Azure Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Azure Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Azure DevOps
8 1 (3.03%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Big Data Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Cloud Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Data Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) .NET
2 8 (24.24%) .NET Core
2 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET
2 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET Web API
2 8 (24.24%) Swagger
3 2 (6.06%) Keras
3 2 (6.06%) NumPy
3 2 (6.06%) Pandas
3 2 (6.06%) PySpark
3 2 (6.06%) scikit-learn
3 2 (6.06%) TensorFlow
4 1 (3.03%) JSON
4 1 (3.03%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.03%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) VMS
2 4 (12.12%) Windows
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) BDD
2 18 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (51.52%) Test Automation
4 11 (33.33%) DevOps
5 8 (24.24%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (24.24%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (24.24%) Load Testing
5 8 (24.24%) MVC
6 5 (15.15%) Analytics
6 5 (15.15%) TDD
7 4 (12.12%) Machine Learning
7 4 (12.12%) OO
7 4 (12.12%) OOP
8 3 (9.09%) Artificial Intelligence
8 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (9.09%) CRM
8 3 (9.09%) Data Science
9 2 (6.06%) Deep Learning
9 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 2 (6.06%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 23 (69.70%) C#
2 6 (18.18%) Python
3 3 (9.09%) Java
4 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.06%) C++
4 2 (6.06%) Go
4 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.06%) SQL
5 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.03%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
1 1 (3.03%) Master's Degree
1 1 (3.03%) Numerate Degree
1 1 (3.03%) PhD
1 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (51.52%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Docker
2 2 (6.06%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Terraform
2 2 (6.06%) Kubernetes
2 2 (6.06%) Mesos
3 1 (3.03%) Ansible
3 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) Xamarin
2 8 (24.24%) New Relic
3 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.09%) Google
5 1 (3.03%) Databricks
5 1 (3.03%) ESRI
5 1 (3.03%) Tableau