The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 38 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing SaaS 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.78% 0.98% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.79% 25.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£435 £431 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
- +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 - £40.00
SaaS
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Cloud Services Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
19 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.96% 3.92% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 2
Average daily rate £350 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £16.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+42.18% -51.51%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SaaS across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SaaS across the Bedfordshire region.

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

SaaS
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SaaS across the Bedfordshire region.

SaaS Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunstable - 1 £435 -
SaaS
East of England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing SaaS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SaaS.

1 5 (55.56%) ERP
2 4 (44.44%) CRM
3 3 (33.33%) PaaS
3 3 (33.33%) SOA
3 3 (33.33%) Change Management
3 3 (33.33%) Retail
4 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (22.22%) Marketing
4 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) FMCG
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (11.11%) People Management
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (11.11%) Kanban

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing SaaS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SaaS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle iProcurement
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Assets
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (11.11%) SAP QM
2 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (11.11%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) PaaS
General
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (22.22%) Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Head of IT
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) FMCG
2 1 (11.11%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ERP
2 4 (44.44%) CRM
3 3 (33.33%) SOA
3 3 (33.33%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
5 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (11.11%) Kanban
5 1 (11.11%) People Management
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) OO
5 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Document Management
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) B2B
5 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Hyperion
2 1 (11.11%) Lumesse