Period
to 14 December 2018

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 14 December 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)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 36 22
Rank change year-on-year -19 -14 -
Contract jobs citing PaaS 10 15 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.91% 3.20% 5.85%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.94% 12.61% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 13
Southampton median daily rate £475 £588 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.15% +34.29% -
10th Percentile £416 £558 £350
90th Percentile £536 £618 £563
Hampshire median daily rate £500 £425 £525
% change year-on-year +17.65% -19.05% +3.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire 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 Southampton with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 144 119 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 27.53% 25.37% 12.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 57 41
Southampton median daily rate £475 £375 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.67% -21.05% +18.75%
10th Percentile £350 £137 £313
90th Percentile £562 £524 £563
Hampshire median daily rate £475 £390 £475
% change year-on-year +21.79% -17.89% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Southampton median hourly rate £11.00 £18.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.89% - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £28.00 £13.00 £54.50
% change year-on-year +115.38% -76.15% +156.47%

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

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 Southampton region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (70.00%) Serverless
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (50.00%) DevOps
4 4 (40.00%) OOP
4 4 (40.00%) OO
4 4 (40.00%) TDD
4 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (30.00%) Python
5 3 (30.00%) IaaS
5 3 (30.00%) Azure Machine Learning
5 3 (30.00%) SaaS
5 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (30.00%) Machine Learning
5 3 (30.00%) Big Data
5 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (20.00%) BDD
6 2 (20.00%) Puppet
6 2 (20.00%) Analytics
6 2 (20.00%) Apache Spark
6 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (20.00%) .NET
6 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
6 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) JSON
6 2 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
6 2 (20.00%) Apache

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 2 (20.00%) Apache
1 2 (20.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (70.00%) Serverless
3 3 (30.00%) Azure Machine Learning
3 3 (30.00%) IaaS
3 3 (30.00%) SaaS
4 2 (20.00%) Azure Functions
5 1 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Big Data
2 2 (20.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (10.00%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (10.00%) Data Lake
3 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (10.00%) Power BI
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Backend Developer
2 4 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Azure Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Big Data Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (10.00%) Kafka
2 1 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) SAML
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) DevOps
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (40.00%) OO
3 4 (40.00%) OOP
3 4 (40.00%) TDD
4 3 (30.00%) Machine Learning
5 2 (20.00%) Analytics
5 2 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (20.00%) BDD
5 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (20.00%) Service Management
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (10.00%) Data Science
6 1 (10.00%) Deployment Automation
6 1 (10.00%) Identity Management
6 1 (10.00%) Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) Task Automation
6 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (10.00%) Scala
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (10.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Databricks
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) VMware