Period
to 20 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 20 November 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)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 134 137
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 +74
Contract jobs citing PaaS 64 53 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.29% 1.21% 1.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.89% 9.22% 12.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 37 59
Yorkshire median daily rate £513 £488 £565
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.13% -13.72% +18.95%
10th Percentile £413 £413 £410
90th Percentile £623 £605 £1,000
England median daily rate £525 £501 £500
% change year-on-year +4.90% +0.10% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £59.84 £34.68 £47.25
% change year-on-year +72.53% -26.60% -

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 929 575 493
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 18.68% 13.10% 9.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 403 354
Yorkshire median daily rate £426 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.87% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £310 £205 £305
90th Percentile £600 £600 £588
England median daily rate £495 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 11
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.28 £21.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.80% +37.10% +29.17%
10th Percentile £9.98 £11.88 £10.00
90th Percentile £32.00 £30.25 £127.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% -12.20%

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for PaaS in Yorkshire

PaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PaaS in Yorkshire

PaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PaaS in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PaaS in Yorkshire

PaaS
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2018. 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
West Yorkshire -7 44 £538 -2.27% 10
South Yorkshire +2 11 £400 +18.52% 6
North Yorkshire 0 4 £563 +25.00% 1
PaaS
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 57 (89.06%) IaaS
2 45 (70.31%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (53.13%) SaaS
4 26 (40.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 25 (39.06%) DevOps
5 25 (39.06%) Public Cloud
6 24 (37.50%) Linux
7 22 (34.38%) Serverless
8 21 (32.81%) Microsoft
9 19 (29.69%) Firewall
9 19 (29.69%) Bash Shell
10 17 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (26.56%) Configuration Management
11 16 (25.00%) DNS
11 16 (25.00%) Jenkins
12 15 (23.44%) SQL
12 15 (23.44%) JIRA
13 14 (21.88%) Open Source
14 13 (20.31%) PowerShell
14 13 (20.31%) VPN
15 12 (18.75%) Cisco
15 12 (18.75%) TCP/IP
15 12 (18.75%) JavaScript
15 12 (18.75%) Load Balancing
15 12 (18.75%) Finance
15 12 (18.75%) Confluence
16 11 (17.19%) GitLab
16 11 (17.19%) AWS CloudFormation
16 11 (17.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 11 (17.19%) Auto-Scaling

PaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 12 (18.75%) Confluence
2 4 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.69%) OpenStack
4 2 (3.13%) Anypoint
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (3.13%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.13%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.56%) Apache
5 1 (1.56%) nginx
5 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 57 (89.06%) IaaS
2 45 (70.31%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (53.13%) SaaS
4 26 (40.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 22 (34.38%) Serverless
6 11 (17.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 11 (17.19%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (17.19%) Amazon S3
6 11 (17.19%) Amazon SQS
6 11 (17.19%) AWS CloudFormation
6 11 (17.19%) AWS Lambda
6 11 (17.19%) Route 53
6 11 (17.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 6 (9.38%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (7.81%) GitHub
9 4 (6.25%) Office 365
10 2 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (29.69%) Firewall
2 16 (25.00%) DNS
3 13 (20.31%) VPN
4 12 (18.75%) TCP/IP
5 11 (17.19%) ICMP
6 7 (10.94%) SAN
7 5 (7.81%) NAS
7 5 (7.81%) WAN
8 4 (6.25%) BGP
8 4 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (6.25%) NX-OS
8 4 (6.25%) OSPF
9 3 (4.69%) FCoE
9 3 (4.69%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (4.69%) iSCSI
9 3 (4.69%) LAN
9 3 (4.69%) VSAN
10 2 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (3.13%) VoIP
10 2 (3.13%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 11 (17.19%) Amazon RDS
2 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
3 7 (10.94%) Hadoop
4 6 (9.38%) Big Data
4 6 (9.38%) MongoDB
4 6 (9.38%) NoSQL
5 4 (6.25%) MySQL
6 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (3.13%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (3.13%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.56%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 16 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 15 (23.44%) JIRA
3 11 (17.19%) GitLab
3 11 (17.19%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (9.38%) Visual Studio Team System
5 5 (7.81%) Git (software)
6 3 (4.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (4.69%) Bitbucket
7 2 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (1.56%) Maven
8 1 (1.56%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.56%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.56%) Subversion
General
1 12 (18.75%) Finance
2 3 (4.69%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.13%) Games
3 2 (3.13%) Online Betting
4 1 (1.56%) Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (39.06%) Architect
2 16 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (23.44%) Cloud Architect
4 12 (18.75%) AWS Architect
4 12 (18.75%) Infrastructure Architect
5 10 (15.63%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 9 (14.06%) AWS Engineer
6 9 (14.06%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
7 8 (12.50%) AWS DevOps
7 8 (12.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 7 (10.94%) Cloud Engineer
8 7 (10.94%) Technical Architect
9 6 (9.38%) Developer
10 5 (7.81%) Azure Architect
10 5 (7.81%) Azure Engineer
11 3 (4.69%) NetBackup Engineer
11 3 (4.69%) Senior DevOps
11 3 (4.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 3 (4.69%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (4.69%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.25%) .NET
1 4 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
1 4 (6.25%) Web Services
2 3 (4.69%) Flash
2 3 (4.69%) Middleware
2 3 (4.69%) Node.js
3 2 (3.13%) Java SE
3 2 (3.13%) JMS
3 2 (3.13%) Kafka
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.56%) .NET Core
4 1 (1.56%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.56%) HTML
4 1 (1.56%) React
4 1 (1.56%) RESTful
4 1 (1.56%) XML
4 1 (1.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 25 (39.06%) Public Cloud
2 4 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.69%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.56%) Clustering
5 1 (1.56%) iSeries
5 1 (1.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 24 (37.50%) Linux
2 11 (17.19%) VMS
3 8 (12.50%) Windows
4 3 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.56%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (1.56%) Solaris
5 1 (1.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (39.06%) DevOps
2 17 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (26.56%) Configuration Management
3 14 (21.88%) Open Source
4 12 (18.75%) Load Balancing
5 11 (17.19%) Auto-Scaling
5 11 (17.19%) Coaching
5 11 (17.19%) Infrastructure Management
5 11 (17.19%) Mentoring
5 11 (17.19%) Network Management
5 11 (17.19%) Software Delivery
5 11 (17.19%) Systems Engineering
6 7 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (9.38%) ITIL
7 6 (9.38%) Strategic Thinking
7 6 (9.38%) Test Automation
8 5 (7.81%) Capacity Management
8 5 (7.81%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (7.81%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (6.25%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 19 (29.69%) Bash Shell
2 15 (23.44%) SQL
3 13 (20.31%) PowerShell
4 12 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 9 (14.06%) Java
5 9 (14.06%) Ruby
6 7 (10.94%) Python
7 6 (9.38%) Perl
8 4 (6.25%) Go
9 3 (4.69%) PHP
10 2 (3.13%) C
10 2 (3.13%) Groovy
10 2 (3.13%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.56%) C#
11 1 (1.56%) C++
11 1 (1.56%) Java 8
11 1 (1.56%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (14.06%) SC Cleared
1 9 (14.06%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.81%) CCNP
2 5 (7.81%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.13%) CCIE
4 1 (1.56%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.56%) CCDP
4 1 (1.56%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (1.56%) CISM
4 1 (1.56%) CISSP
4 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) GDPR
1 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (10.94%) Active Directory
1 7 (10.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.69%) Docker
3 1 (1.56%) KVM
3 1 (1.56%) NFS
3 1 (1.56%) QEMU
3 1 (1.56%) SRDF
3 1 (1.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (9.38%) Puppet
2 5 (7.81%) Ansible
3 4 (6.25%) NetBackup
4 2 (3.13%) CFEngine
4 2 (3.13%) Salt
5 1 (1.56%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.56%) Mesos
Vendors
1 21 (32.81%) Microsoft
2 12 (18.75%) Cisco
3 10 (15.63%) VMware
4 9 (14.06%) Oracle
5 8 (12.50%) Google
6 7 (10.94%) EMC
6 7 (10.94%) NetApp
7 6 (9.38%) IBM
8 4 (6.25%) CheckPoint
9 3 (4.69%) MuleSoft
9 3 (4.69%) Veritas
10 2 (3.13%) Dell
10 2 (3.13%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.56%) Atlassian
11 1 (1.56%) CA Agile Central