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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software as a Service (SaaS)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 88 109 98
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -11
Contract jobs citing SaaS 13 13 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.67% 0.53% 1.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.44% 6.19% 33.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 18
Median daily rate £438 £225 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+94.44% -55.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £161 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £598 £633
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 - £10.50

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
202 210 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.47% 8.64% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 136 55
Median daily rate £475 £413 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £190 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £603
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.09% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.63 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-31.70% +13.88%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 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
Bracknell +8 8 £350 - 3
Reading +8 1 - - 10
Maidenhead -2 1 - - 1
SaaS
South East

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 18 (46.15%) Java
2 17 (43.59%) PaaS
3 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (25.64%) Degree
4 10 (25.64%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (25.64%) Data Visualisation
4 10 (25.64%) Apache Solr
4 10 (25.64%) Hadoop
4 10 (25.64%) Visualisation
4 10 (25.64%) Analytics
4 10 (25.64%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (23.08%) Big Data
5 9 (23.08%) Data Governance
5 9 (23.08%) Machine Learning
5 9 (23.08%) Data Modelling
5 9 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (23.08%) Predictive Analytics
5 9 (23.08%) Data Security
6 8 (20.51%) Scrum
6 8 (20.51%) Mathematics
6 8 (20.51%) Computer Science
6 8 (20.51%) PhD
6 8 (20.51%) Web Services
7 7 (17.95%) Service Management
8 6 (15.38%) .NET
8 6 (15.38%) ITIL
8 6 (15.38%) Waterfall
8 6 (15.38%) SDLC
8 6 (15.38%) ServiceNow
9 5 (12.82%) Marketing

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 (25.64%) Apache Solr
1 10 (25.64%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.13%) JBoss
2 2 (5.13%) SugarCRM
2 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.13%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.13%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.56%) CMS
3 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.56%) SAS
3 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.56%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 17 (43.59%) PaaS
2 4 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (7.69%) Force.com
3 3 (7.69%) IaaS
4 2 (5.13%) Taleo
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.56%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (2.56%) Firewall
2 1 (2.56%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) Hadoop
2 9 (23.08%) Big Data
2 9 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.56%) DB2
3 1 (2.56%) MySQL
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) JUnit
2 2 (5.13%) Cucumber
2 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.13%) Grunt
2 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.13%) Maven
2 2 (5.13%) TestNG
3 1 (2.56%) Selenium
3 1 (2.56%) SilkTest
3 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (12.82%) Marketing
2 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.56%) Advertising
3 1 (2.56%) Brand Awareness
3 1 (2.56%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) German Language
3 1 (2.56%) Law
3 1 (2.56%) Legal
3 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Architect
2 11 (28.21%) Data Architect
3 9 (23.08%) Hadoop Architect
3 9 (23.08%) Solr Architect
4 8 (20.51%) Java Architect
5 6 (15.38%) Consultant
5 6 (15.38%) Developer
6 4 (10.26%) ServiceNow Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Test Automation Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Test Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (5.13%) CRM Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Data Scientist
7 2 (5.13%) HTML CSS Developer
7 2 (5.13%) HTML Developer
7 2 (5.13%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (5.13%) ServiceNow Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Test Leader
7 2 (5.13%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) Web Services
2 6 (15.38%) .NET
3 3 (7.69%) Mason
3 3 (7.69%) REST
3 3 (7.69%) SOAP
3 3 (7.69%) Visualforce
4 2 (5.13%) AngularJS
4 2 (5.13%) Backbone.js
4 2 (5.13%) CSS
4 2 (5.13%) CSS3
4 2 (5.13%) Handlebars
4 2 (5.13%) HTML
4 2 (5.13%) HTML5
4 2 (5.13%) J2EE
4 2 (5.13%) jQuery
4 2 (5.13%) Node.js
4 2 (5.13%) RESTful
4 2 (5.13%) Struts
4 2 (5.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (5.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Visualisation
2 8 (20.51%) Computer Science
2 8 (20.51%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.56%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.56%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.56%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Android
2 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.56%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (25.64%) Analytics
2 10 (25.64%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (25.64%) Data Visualisation
3 9 (23.08%) Data Governance
3 9 (23.08%) Data Modelling
3 9 (23.08%) Data Security
3 9 (23.08%) Machine Learning
3 9 (23.08%) Predictive Analytics
4 8 (20.51%) Scrum
5 7 (17.95%) Service Management
6 6 (15.38%) ITIL
6 6 (15.38%) SDLC
6 6 (15.38%) Waterfall
7 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (10.26%) CRM
8 4 (10.26%) OO
8 4 (10.26%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (10.26%) OOP
8 4 (10.26%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 18 (46.15%) Java
2 3 (7.69%) Apex Code
3 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) Degree
2 8 (20.51%) PhD
3 2 (5.13%) ISEB
3 2 (5.13%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.56%) CCIE
4 1 (2.56%) CCNP
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
1 1 (2.56%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.56%) BitLocker
1 1 (2.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) ServiceNow
2 5 (12.82%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle
3 3 (7.69%) webMethods
4 2 (5.13%) CA
4 2 (5.13%) HP
4 2 (5.13%) NetSuite
4 2 (5.13%) Remedy
5 1 (2.56%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco
5 1 (2.56%) Citrix
5 1 (2.56%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.56%) LANDesk
5 1 (2.56%) Marketo
5 1 (2.56%) NetApp
5 1 (2.56%) Saba
5 1 (2.56%) SAP
5 1 (2.56%) Software AG
5 1 (2.56%) Workday