Period
to 19 February 2019

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 19 February 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)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 114 139 161
Rank change year-on-year +25 +22 +33
Contract jobs citing PaaS 87 51 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.78% 1.11% 0.72%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.55% 7.28% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 37 23
Yorkshire median daily rate £550 £485 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.40% -7.62% +5.00%
10th Percentile £357 £375 £382
90th Percentile £650 £660 £638
England median daily rate £535 £520 £500
% change year-on-year +2.88% +4.00% -0.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £47.42 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +35.48% -17.65% -57.50%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,018 701 437
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 20.85% 15.27% 9.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 682 502 302
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%
10th Percentile £289 £219 £263
90th Percentile £600 £593 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 4 7
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.85 £13.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -12.90% -12.68%
10th Percentile £9.70 £10.90 £10.30
90th Percentile £35.00 £21.23 £33.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% -5.00%

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 19 February 2019.

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 19 February 2019. 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
South Yorkshire +22 40 £540 +45.95% 6
West Yorkshire +2 39 £550 +10.00% 12
North Yorkshire -1 4 £563 +25.00% 1
PaaS
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 58 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (64.37%) DevOps
3 55 (63.22%) IaaS
4 50 (57.47%) Microsoft
5 44 (50.57%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (45.98%) Linux
7 39 (44.83%) Amazon AWS
7 39 (44.83%) SaaS
8 30 (34.48%) HTML
9 29 (33.33%) Node.js
10 27 (31.03%) Configuration Management
11 26 (29.89%) GitHub
12 25 (28.74%) CSS
12 25 (28.74%) Firewall
12 25 (28.74%) Web Development
13 21 (24.14%) Continuous Delivery
13 21 (24.14%) Public Cloud
14 19 (21.84%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (21.84%) Unix
15 18 (20.69%) Security Cleared
16 17 (19.54%) Cisco
16 17 (19.54%) Service Design
17 16 (18.39%) VPN
17 16 (18.39%) DNS
18 15 (17.24%) Jenkins
18 15 (17.24%) Bash Shell
18 15 (17.24%) Software Architecture
18 15 (17.24%) Finance
19 14 (16.09%) JavaScript
19 14 (16.09%) Mentoring

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 13 (14.94%) Confluence
2 4 (4.60%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.30%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (2.30%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.15%) Anypoint
4 1 (1.15%) Apache
4 1 (1.15%) CMS
4 1 (1.15%) nginx
4 1 (1.15%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 58 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 55 (63.22%) IaaS
3 39 (44.83%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (44.83%) SaaS
4 26 (29.89%) GitHub
5 13 (14.94%) Serverless
6 11 (12.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 11 (12.64%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (12.64%) Amazon S3
6 11 (12.64%) Amazon SQS
6 11 (12.64%) AWS CloudFormation
6 11 (12.64%) AWS Lambda
6 11 (12.64%) Route 53
6 11 (12.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 6 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (6.90%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (5.75%) Office 365
9 1 (1.15%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (1.15%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (1.15%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 25 (28.74%) Firewall
2 16 (18.39%) DNS
2 16 (18.39%) VPN
3 12 (13.79%) TCP/IP
4 11 (12.64%) ICMP
5 9 (10.34%) WAN
6 8 (9.20%) BGP
6 8 (9.20%) Cisco IOS
6 8 (9.20%) LAN
6 8 (9.20%) NX-OS
6 8 (9.20%) OSPF
7 7 (8.05%) SAN
8 6 (6.90%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (6.90%) VoIP
9 5 (5.75%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (5.75%) MPLS
9 5 (5.75%) NAS
9 5 (5.75%) VPLS
10 3 (3.45%) FCoE
10 3 (3.45%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 11 (12.64%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (8.05%) Hadoop
3 6 (6.90%) Big Data
3 6 (6.90%) MongoDB
3 6 (6.90%) NoSQL
3 6 (6.90%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.15%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.15%) MySQL
5 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (17.24%) Jenkins
2 13 (14.94%) Git (software)
2 13 (14.94%) JIRA
3 11 (12.64%) GitLab
3 11 (12.64%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (2.30%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.15%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.15%) GoCD
5 1 (1.15%) Maven
5 1 (1.15%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.15%) Subversion
5 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 15 (17.24%) Finance
2 3 (3.45%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.30%) Advertising
3 2 (2.30%) Banking
4 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (32.18%) Architect
2 21 (24.14%) Technical Architect
3 18 (20.69%) Developer
4 16 (18.39%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (11.49%) Senior Developer
6 8 (9.20%) AWS DevOps
6 8 (9.20%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 8 (9.20%) AWS Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) Cloud Architect
7 6 (6.90%) Cloud Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) Azure Architect
8 5 (5.75%) Network Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) Infrastructure Architect
10 3 (3.45%) Azure Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Azure Engineer
10 3 (3.45%) Consultant
10 3 (3.45%) Digital Developer
10 3 (3.45%) NetBackup Engineer
10 3 (3.45%) Senior DevOps
10 3 (3.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (34.48%) HTML
2 29 (33.33%) Node.js
3 25 (28.74%) CSS
4 5 (5.75%) JSON
4 5 (5.75%) RESTful
4 5 (5.75%) XML
5 3 (3.45%) Flash
6 2 (2.30%) REST
6 2 (2.30%) Web Services
7 1 (1.15%) Apache Flex
7 1 (1.15%) Java SE
7 1 (1.15%) Middleware
7 1 (1.15%) React
7 1 (1.15%) XSLT
7 1 (1.15%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (24.14%) Public Cloud
2 6 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.75%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.15%) Clustering
5 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.15%) iSeries
5 1 (1.15%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.15%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 40 (45.98%) Linux
2 19 (21.84%) Unix
3 12 (13.79%) Mac OS X
4 9 (10.34%) Windows
5 4 (4.60%) Mac OS
6 2 (2.30%) VMS
7 1 (1.15%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (1.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (64.37%) DevOps
2 44 (50.57%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (31.03%) Configuration Management
4 25 (28.74%) Web Development
5 21 (24.14%) Continuous Delivery
6 19 (21.84%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (19.54%) Service Design
8 15 (17.24%) Software Architecture
9 14 (16.09%) Mentoring
10 13 (14.94%) TDD
11 12 (13.79%) Coaching
11 12 (13.79%) Load Balancing
11 12 (13.79%) Open Source
12 11 (12.64%) Auto-Scaling
12 11 (12.64%) Responsive Web Design
12 11 (12.64%) Software Delivery
12 11 (12.64%) Systems Engineering
12 11 (12.64%) Web Design
13 10 (11.49%) Sprint Planning
14 8 (9.20%) Sprint Retrospective
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.24%) Bash Shell
2 14 (16.09%) JavaScript
3 13 (14.94%) PowerShell
4 10 (11.49%) SQL
5 6 (6.90%) Python
6 5 (5.75%) Java
7 4 (4.60%) C#
8 3 (3.45%) Ruby
9 2 (2.30%) C
9 2 (2.30%) Go
9 2 (2.30%) Perl
9 2 (2.30%) PHP
10 1 (1.15%) Java 8
10 1 (1.15%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.49%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (10.34%) BPSS Clearance
3 9 (10.34%) SC Cleared
4 8 (9.20%) CCNP
5 6 (6.90%) CCIE
6 4 (4.60%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.15%) AWS Certification
7 1 (1.15%) CCNA
7 1 (1.15%) CISM
7 1 (1.15%) CISSP
7 1 (1.15%) Degree
7 1 (1.15%) MCSE
7 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.15%) OCA
7 1 (1.15%) OCAJ
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (4.60%) GDPR
2 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (12.64%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.30%) Docker
4 1 (1.15%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.15%) NFS
4 1 (1.15%) SRDF
4 1 (1.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.15%) vSphere
4 1 (1.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (8.05%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (6.90%) Puppet
3 5 (5.75%) Ansible
4 4 (4.60%) NetBackup
5 3 (3.45%) Terraform
6 1 (1.15%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.15%) Mesos
Vendors
1 50 (57.47%) Microsoft
2 17 (19.54%) Cisco
3 11 (12.64%) Google
3 11 (12.64%) VMware
4 10 (11.49%) EMC
4 10 (11.49%) NetApp
5 9 (10.34%) CheckPoint
6 8 (9.20%) Oracle
7 6 (6.90%) IBM
8 3 (3.45%) Dell
8 3 (3.45%) Veritas
9 2 (2.30%) MuleSoft
9 2 (2.30%) TOWER Software
10 1 (1.15%) Atlassian
10 1 (1.15%) CA Agile Central
10 1 (1.15%) Citrix
10 1 (1.15%) HP
10 1 (1.15%) Huawei
10 1 (1.15%) Red Hat