Period
to 6 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 6 July 2020 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)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
6 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 74 112 123
Rank change year-on-year +38 +11 +19
Contract jobs citing PaaS 12 32 48
As % of all contract jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.07% 1.16% 1.36%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.27% 4.62% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 33
Median daily rate £550 £525 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +7.69% -8.24%
10th Percentile £472 £429 £378
90th Percentile £601 £750 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £593 £550 £488
% change year-on-year +7.73% +12.82% -4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £35.00 -

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 367 693 610
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 32.74% 25.03% 17.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 484 419
Median daily rate £498 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.56% +5.88% -1.16%
10th Percentile £299 £275 £315
90th Percentile £638 £588 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 2
Median hourly rate £13.12 £12.00 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.33% -51.52% +5.32%
10th Percentile £10.45 £10.75 £16.83
90th Percentile £27.65 £35.00 £33.68
Median hourly rate £20.50 £13.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +57.69% -35.00% +14.29%

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing PaaS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for PaaS in West Yorkshire

PaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing PaaS in West Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for PaaS in West Yorkshire

PaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing PaaS in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 6 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for PaaS in West Yorkshire

PaaS
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 6 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +28 12 £550 - 1
PaaS
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 2020, 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 10 (83.33%) IaaS
2 9 (75.00%) SaaS
3 8 (66.67%) Azure
4 7 (58.33%) Firewall
5 6 (50.00%) Network Security
6 5 (41.67%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (41.67%) Network Design
6 5 (41.67%) DMZ
6 5 (41.67%) LAN
6 5 (41.67%) WAN
6 5 (41.67%) AWS
6 5 (41.67%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
6 5 (41.67%) Private Cloud
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
7 3 (25.00%) GCP
8 2 (16.67%) DevOps
8 2 (16.67%) Microservices
8 2 (16.67%) SOA
8 2 (16.67%) SIEM
8 2 (16.67%) Public Cloud
8 2 (16.67%) Strategic Roadmap
8 2 (16.67%) Business Process Modelling
8 2 (16.67%) IT Strategy
8 2 (16.67%) Node.js
8 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (16.67%) Security Testing
8 2 (16.67%) Financial Modelling

PaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 1 (8.33%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (8.33%) Confluence
1 1 (8.33%) Mule
1 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 10 (83.33%) IaaS
2 9 (75.00%) SaaS
3 8 (66.67%) Azure
4 5 (41.67%) AWS
5 3 (25.00%) GCP
6 1 (8.33%) GitHub
6 1 (8.33%) npm
6 1 (8.33%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Firewall
2 6 (50.00%) Network Security
3 5 (41.67%) DMZ
3 5 (41.67%) LAN
3 5 (41.67%) WAN
3 5 (41.67%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (8.33%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (8.33%) SAN
4 1 (8.33%) SSL
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) JUnit
1 1 (8.33%) Maven
1 1 (8.33%) Mockito
1 1 (8.33%) Selenium
1 1 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (16.67%) Banking
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Security Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Security Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Site Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Site Reliability Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Virtualisation Architect
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Node.js
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Core
2 1 (8.33%) Enzyme
2 1 (8.33%) Express
2 1 (8.33%) Jest
2 1 (8.33%) JSON
2 1 (8.33%) Redux
2 1 (8.33%) REST
2 1 (8.33%) Spring
2 1 (8.33%) Spring Boot
2 1 (8.33%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
1 5 (41.67%) Private Cloud
2 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (16.67%) Public Cloud
4 1 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Network Design
1 5 (41.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (16.67%) Business Process Modelling
2 2 (16.67%) DevOps
2 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (16.67%) Financial Modelling
2 2 (16.67%) Information Architecture
2 2 (16.67%) IT Strategy
2 2 (16.67%) Microservices
2 2 (16.67%) MVC
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Security Testing
2 2 (16.67%) SIEM
2 2 (16.67%) SOA
2 2 (16.67%) Strategic Roadmap
2 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
2 2 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) C++
2 1 (8.33%) ES6
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (8.33%) VMware NSX
1 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) vCenter Server
1 1 (8.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Alibaba
3 1 (8.33%) AppDynamics
3 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (8.33%) F5
3 1 (8.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Splunk