The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 95 81 99
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +18
Contract jobs citing SaaS 14 37 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.71% 1.48% 1.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.19% 16.82% 22.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 19
Median daily rate £400 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £240 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £566 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £36.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-64.38% +46.00%
SaaS
South East

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

Cloud Services Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
226 220 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.46% 8.81% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 113 89
Median daily rate £451 £413 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% -13.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £238 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £410 £420
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
Median hourly rate £17.06 £14.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.66% -63.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.92 £13.25 £38.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.42 £27.75 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-41.81% +52.77%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing SaaS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Cloud Services category.

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

SaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SaaS across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

SaaS Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

SaaS
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

SaaS Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Maidenhead +4 6 £750 +76.47% 2
Reading +1 3 £400 +48.83% 8
Bracknell -4 2 £350 - 3
SaaS
South East

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SaaS 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 20 (42.55%) PaaS
2 18 (38.30%) Java
3 14 (29.79%) Degree
4 12 (25.53%) Analytics
5 10 (21.28%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (21.28%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (21.28%) Apache Solr
5 10 (21.28%) Hadoop
5 10 (21.28%) Visualisation
5 10 (21.28%) Data Visualisation
6 9 (19.15%) Data Governance
6 9 (19.15%) Predictive Analytics
6 9 (19.15%) Machine Learning
6 9 (19.15%) Big Data
6 9 (19.15%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (19.15%) Data Modelling
6 9 (19.15%) Data Security
7 8 (17.02%) Marketing
7 8 (17.02%) PhD
7 8 (17.02%) Mathematics
7 8 (17.02%) Computer Science
8 7 (14.89%) Test Automation
8 7 (14.89%) Test Strategy
8 7 (14.89%) B2B
8 7 (14.89%) OOP
8 7 (14.89%) OOA/OOD
8 7 (14.89%) OO
9 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (12.77%) Software Engineering
9 6 (12.77%) Pay per click

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 10 (21.28%) Apache Solr
1 10 (21.28%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.26%) JBoss
2 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.26%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.26%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.13%) CMS
3 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.13%) SAS
3 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.51%) MS Office
3 3 (6.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) WebTrends
2 1 (2.13%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.13%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 20 (42.55%) PaaS
2 4 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.38%) IaaS
4 2 (4.26%) Google Analytics
4 2 (4.26%) Taleo
5 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.13%) Force.com
5 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) Internet
2 2 (4.26%) MPLS
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (2.13%) Firewall
3 1 (2.13%) VoIP
3 1 (2.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) Hadoop
2 9 (19.15%) Big Data
2 9 (19.15%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.13%) DB2
3 1 (2.13%) MySQL
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) JUnit
2 2 (4.26%) Cucumber
2 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.26%) Grunt
2 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.26%) Maven
2 2 (4.26%) TestNG
3 1 (2.13%) Selenium
3 1 (2.13%) SilkTest
3 1 (2.13%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (17.02%) Marketing
2 6 (12.77%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.51%) Brand Awareness
3 4 (8.51%) Finance
3 4 (8.51%) German Language
3 4 (8.51%) Law
4 3 (6.38%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.26%) Retail
6 1 (2.13%) Advertising
6 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (36.17%) Architect
2 11 (23.40%) Data Architect
3 9 (19.15%) Hadoop Architect
3 9 (19.15%) Solr Architect
4 8 (17.02%) Java Architect
5 7 (14.89%) Test Automation Engineer
5 7 (14.89%) Test Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) IT Manager
6 4 (8.51%) Marketing Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Business Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Cloud Architect
7 3 (6.38%) Integration Architect
7 3 (6.38%) IT Procurement Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Procurement Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Sourcing Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Data Scientist
8 2 (4.26%) Vendor Manager
8 2 (4.26%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) HTML
2 3 (6.38%) REST
2 3 (6.38%) RESTful
2 3 (6.38%) SOAP
3 2 (4.26%) Ajax
3 2 (4.26%) AngularJS
3 2 (4.26%) Backbone.js
3 2 (4.26%) CSS
3 2 (4.26%) CSS3
3 2 (4.26%) Handlebars
3 2 (4.26%) HTML5
3 2 (4.26%) J2EE
3 2 (4.26%) jQuery
3 2 (4.26%) JSON
3 2 (4.26%) Node.js
3 2 (4.26%) Spring
3 2 (4.26%) Struts
3 2 (4.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (4.26%) Web Services
3 2 (4.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Visualisation
2 8 (17.02%) Computer Science
2 8 (17.02%) Mathematics
3 4 (8.51%) Digital Media
3 4 (8.51%) Social Media
4 2 (4.26%) Clustering
4 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.26%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.13%) CMDB
5 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.13%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.13%) FMCG
5 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.13%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.51%) Windows
2 3 (6.38%) Linux
3 2 (4.26%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.13%) Android
4 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.13%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) Analytics
2 10 (21.28%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (21.28%) Data Visualisation
3 9 (19.15%) Data Governance
3 9 (19.15%) Data Modelling
3 9 (19.15%) Data Security
3 9 (19.15%) Machine Learning
3 9 (19.15%) Predictive Analytics
4 7 (14.89%) B2B
4 7 (14.89%) OO
4 7 (14.89%) OOA/OOD
4 7 (14.89%) OOP
4 7 (14.89%) Test Automation
4 7 (14.89%) Test Strategy
5 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (12.77%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (12.77%) Pay per click
5 6 (12.77%) SEO
5 6 (12.77%) Software Engineering
6 5 (10.64%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 18 (38.30%) Java
2 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.13%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 14 (29.79%) Degree
2 8 (17.02%) PhD
3 2 (4.26%) ISEB
3 2 (4.26%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.13%) CCIE
4 1 (2.13%) CCNP
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.13%) QA
1 1 (2.13%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) BitLocker
2 1 (2.13%) Docker
2 1 (2.13%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (2.13%) HP UCMDB
1 1 (2.13%) Netcool
1 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (8.51%) Marketo
3 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle
3 3 (6.38%) webMethods
4 2 (4.26%) Google
4 2 (4.26%) Tealium
4 2 (4.26%) VMware
5 1 (2.13%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.13%) BMC
5 1 (2.13%) Citrix
5 1 (2.13%) F5
5 1 (2.13%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.13%) HP
5 1 (2.13%) LANDesk
5 1 (2.13%) Remedy
5 1 (2.13%) Saba
5 1 (2.13%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.13%) Software AG
5 1 (2.13%) Workday