Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 155 193
Rank change year-on-year +19 +38 -9
Contract jobs citing PaaS 52 33 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.13% 0.71% 0.31%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.38% 7.52% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 23 11
Yorkshire median daily rate £485 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.62% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £375 £382 £413
90th Percentile £658 £638 £600
England median daily rate £520 £500 £503
% change year-on-year +4.00% -0.50% +11.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £100.00
% change year-on-year -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 705 439 374
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 15.25% 9.41% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 304 252
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.80% +11.33%
10th Percentile £226 £263 £306
90th Percentile £592 £575 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 6
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.25 £15.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.74% -12.68% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.30 £10.80
90th Percentile £42.50 £33.50 £106.88
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.96
% change year-on-year +5.26% -4.80% -11.30%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +14 45 £500 -6.98% 8
North Yorkshire - 5 £450 -
South Yorkshire +11 2 £370 -7.50% 1
PaaS
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 37 (71.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (67.31%) IaaS
3 30 (57.69%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (51.92%) SaaS
5 19 (36.54%) Java
5 19 (36.54%) Jenkins
5 19 (36.54%) DevOps
6 18 (34.62%) Microsoft
7 16 (30.77%) Web Services
8 15 (28.85%) Docker
9 13 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
10 12 (23.08%) Git (software)
10 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (21.15%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (21.15%) JavaScript
11 11 (21.15%) Puppet
12 10 (19.23%) Ansible
12 10 (19.23%) Data Centre
12 10 (19.23%) Python
12 10 (19.23%) Finance
13 9 (17.31%) Groovy
13 9 (17.31%) SonarQube
13 9 (17.31%) IT Strategy
14 8 (15.38%) IBM UrbanCode
14 8 (15.38%) Kubernetes
14 8 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (15.38%) Office 365
14 8 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (15.38%) VMware
14 8 (15.38%) TOGAF

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 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (11.54%) Confluence
3 5 (9.62%) nginx
4 3 (5.77%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.77%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.85%) Mule
6 1 (1.92%) Apache
6 1 (1.92%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.92%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 37 (71.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (67.31%) IaaS
3 30 (57.69%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (51.92%) SaaS
5 8 (15.38%) Office 365
6 5 (9.62%) GitHub
7 4 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (7.69%) CloudBees
7 4 (7.69%) OpenShift
8 3 (5.77%) npm
9 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) DNS
2 4 (7.69%) Skype
3 2 (3.85%) Firewall
4 1 (1.92%) Internet
4 1 (1.92%) LAN
4 1 (1.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) Big Data
1 5 (9.62%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.85%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 19 (36.54%) Jenkins
2 12 (23.08%) Git (software)
3 9 (17.31%) SonarQube
4 8 (15.38%) IBM UrbanCode
5 6 (11.54%) JIRA
6 5 (9.62%) Gerrit
6 5 (9.62%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (5.77%) CircleCI
7 3 (5.77%) Gradle
7 3 (5.77%) gulp
7 3 (5.77%) Maven
7 3 (5.77%) Travis CI
8 2 (3.85%) JUnit
8 2 (3.85%) Psake
8 2 (3.85%) Subversion
8 2 (3.85%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.92%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.92%) Protractor
9 1 (1.92%) Selenium
9 1 (1.92%) Zephyr
General
1 10 (19.23%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Retail Banking
3 4 (7.69%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (36.54%) Architect
2 11 (21.15%) Azure Architect
3 10 (19.23%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (15.38%) Analyst
5 6 (11.54%) Business Analyst
5 6 (11.54%) Cloud Architect
5 6 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (11.54%) Technical Analyst
5 6 (11.54%) Technical Business Analyst
6 5 (9.62%) Azure Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Azure Consultant
7 4 (7.69%) Consultant
8 3 (5.77%) Cloud Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Author
9 2 (3.85%) Azure DevOps
9 2 (3.85%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Technical Author
10 1 (1.92%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (30.77%) Web Services
2 6 (11.54%) Node.js
3 5 (9.62%) React
3 5 (9.62%) RESTful
4 4 (7.69%) CSS
4 4 (7.69%) HTML
4 4 (7.69%) J2EE
4 4 (7.69%) JSON
4 4 (7.69%) REST
4 4 (7.69%) SOAP
4 4 (7.69%) Spring
5 2 (3.85%) .NET
5 2 (3.85%) SAML
6 1 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Data Centre
2 8 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (11.54%) Clustering
3 6 (11.54%) Mobile App
4 5 (9.62%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (9.62%) iPad
5 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 4 (7.69%) User Experience
6 2 (3.85%) Cloud Native
6 2 (3.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.54%) Linux
2 5 (9.62%) Windows
3 3 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (36.54%) DevOps
2 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (21.15%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (17.31%) IT Strategy
5 8 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (15.38%) TOGAF
6 6 (11.54%) Configuration Management
6 6 (11.54%) High Availability
6 6 (11.54%) Load Balancing
6 6 (11.54%) Migration
6 6 (11.54%) Open Source
6 6 (11.54%) TDD
6 6 (11.54%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (9.62%) BDD
7 5 (9.62%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (9.62%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (9.62%) E-Commerce
7 5 (9.62%) Immutable Infrastructure
7 5 (9.62%) Microservices
7 5 (9.62%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (36.54%) Java
2 11 (21.15%) JavaScript
3 10 (19.23%) Python
4 9 (17.31%) Groovy
5 6 (11.54%) Bash Shell
5 6 (11.54%) C#
5 6 (11.54%) C++
5 6 (11.54%) PHP
5 6 (11.54%) Ruby
6 3 (5.77%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.77%) SQL
7 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.92%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (7.69%) CISM
2 4 (7.69%) CISSP
3 3 (5.77%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 3 (5.77%) CCSP
3 3 (5.77%) Degree
3 3 (5.77%) GIAC
4 2 (3.85%) MCSE
4 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.92%) CCA
5 1 (1.92%) CCDP
5 1 (1.92%) CCIE
5 1 (1.92%) CCNA
5 1 (1.92%) CCNP
5 1 (1.92%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (1.92%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.92%) MCSA
5 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (5.77%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (1.92%) PSD2
System Software
1 15 (28.85%) Docker
2 6 (11.54%) Active Directory
3 5 (9.62%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (21.15%) Puppet
2 10 (19.23%) Ansible
3 8 (15.38%) Kubernetes
4 6 (11.54%) Marathon
4 6 (11.54%) Mesos
4 6 (11.54%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (11.54%) Salt
5 2 (3.85%) Terraform
6 1 (1.92%) CFEngine
6 1 (1.92%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.38%) VMware
3 6 (11.54%) F5
4 5 (9.62%) Brocade
4 5 (9.62%) Red Hat
5 4 (7.69%) MuleSoft
6 2 (3.85%) Splunk
7 1 (1.92%) Cisco
7 1 (1.92%) Citrix
7 1 (1.92%) Dell
7 1 (1.92%) HP
7 1 (1.92%) Oracle
7 1 (1.92%) ServiceNow