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 3 months to 25 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 / Yorkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 101 148
Rank change year-on-year -9 +47  
Contract jobs citing PaaS 13 44 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.65% 1.59% 0.068%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.63% 15.38% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 35 0
Median daily rate £475 £518 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.21% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £519 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +3.80% +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 Yorkshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 135 286 127
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 6.78% 10.33% 4.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 220 92
Median daily rate £450 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £340 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £393
% change year-on-year - +14.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £15.25 £13.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.96% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +75.75% -40.00%  

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire 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 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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 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
West Yorkshire -8 8 £475 -11.62% 1
South Yorkshire +2 1 - -
PaaS
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 15 (62.50%) SaaS
1 15 (62.50%) IaaS
2 13 (54.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (45.83%) Oracle
4 10 (41.67%) Data Centre
5 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 8 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
7 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
8 6 (25.00%) DNS
8 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (25.00%) Migration
8 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (20.83%) Big Data
9 5 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (20.83%) Finance
9 5 (20.83%) TOGAF
9 5 (20.83%) Configuration Management
9 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
9 5 (20.83%) IT Strategy
10 4 (16.67%) DevOps
10 4 (16.67%) ITIL
10 4 (16.67%) Dell
10 4 (16.67%) Network Design
10 4 (16.67%) VMware
10 4 (16.67%) Firewall
10 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (16.67%) Capacity Management
10 4 (16.67%) MongoDB
11 3 (12.50%) NoSQL

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 3 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.17%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (4.17%) Confluence
2 1 (4.17%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (4.17%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 15 (62.50%) IaaS
1 15 (62.50%) SaaS
2 13 (54.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) DNS
2 4 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (4.17%) LAN
3 1 (4.17%) VPN
3 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) Big Data
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 3 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 2 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (8.33%) Hadoop
4 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (8.33%) QlikView
5 1 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (4.17%) MySQL
5 1 (4.17%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) JIRA
2 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Architect
2 5 (20.83%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Azure Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Azure Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Azure Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Integration Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Azure DevOps
5 2 (8.33%) Azure Infrastructure Lead
5 2 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Data Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Data Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) .NET
1 3 (12.50%) SAML
1 3 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Data Centre
2 8 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 3 (12.50%) PKI
4 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
1 6 (25.00%) Migration
2 5 (20.83%) Configuration Management
2 5 (20.83%) IT Strategy
2 5 (20.83%) TOGAF
3 4 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 4 (16.67%) DevOps
3 4 (16.67%) ITIL
3 4 (16.67%) Network Design
4 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (12.50%) Data Management
4 3 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (12.50%) High Availability
4 3 (12.50%) Kanban
4 3 (12.50%) Scrum
4 3 (12.50%) Service Management
4 3 (12.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) AWS Certification
1 1 (4.17%) CCDP
1 1 (4.17%) CCNP
1 1 (4.17%) Chartered Engineer
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.17%) CISM
1 1 (4.17%) CISSP
1 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) SCOM
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (4.17%) Puppet
2 1 (4.17%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) SCDPM
2 1 (4.17%) SCVMM
2 1 (4.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Oracle
2 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.67%) Dell
3 4 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (8.33%) CyberArk
4 2 (8.33%) Imperva
4 2 (8.33%) Qualys
4 2 (8.33%) Splunk
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco
5 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.17%) SAP