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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software as a Service (SaaS)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 94 114 105
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -9
Contract jobs citing SaaS 12 13 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.60% 0.51% 1.01%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.38% 6.10% 27.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 18
Median daily rate £488 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £219 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £572 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 - £11.05

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
223 213 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.13% 8.34% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 144 55
Median daily rate £475 £419 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.43% -1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £338 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Median hourly rate £10.25 £21.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.87% +14.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -8.25%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +7 6 - -
Reading +6 2 £375 -5.06% 13
Wokingham - 1 £450 - 1
SaaS
South East

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 12 (38.71%) PaaS
2 11 (35.48%) Java
3 8 (25.81%) Web Services
3 8 (25.81%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (25.81%) Data Visualisation
3 8 (25.81%) Apache Solr
3 8 (25.81%) Hadoop
3 8 (25.81%) Visualisation
3 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (25.81%) Analytics
3 8 (25.81%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (22.58%) Big Data
4 7 (22.58%) Predictive Analytics
4 7 (22.58%) Data Governance
4 7 (22.58%) Machine Learning
4 7 (22.58%) Service Management
4 7 (22.58%) Data Security
4 7 (22.58%) Data Modelling
4 7 (22.58%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (19.35%) PhD
5 6 (19.35%) ITIL
5 6 (19.35%) .NET
5 6 (19.35%) Waterfall
5 6 (19.35%) Mathematics
5 6 (19.35%) Computer Science
5 6 (19.35%) Degree
5 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (19.35%) ServiceNow
5 6 (19.35%) SDLC
6 5 (16.13%) Scrum

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 8 (25.81%) Apache Solr
1 8 (25.81%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (6.45%) SugarCRM
3 1 (3.23%) CMS
3 1 (3.23%) JBoss
3 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.23%) SAS
3 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) NetSuite
2 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.23%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 12 (38.71%) PaaS
2 3 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.68%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (9.68%) Force.com
2 3 (9.68%) IaaS
3 2 (6.45%) Taleo
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (3.23%) Firewall
1 1 (3.23%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) Hadoop
2 7 (22.58%) Big Data
2 7 (22.58%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.23%) JUnit
1 1 (3.23%) Maven
1 1 (3.23%) Selenium
1 1 (3.23%) SilkTest
1 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
1 1 (3.23%) TestNG
General
1 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.68%) Marketing
3 2 (6.45%) Finance
4 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Architect
2 8 (25.81%) Data Architect
3 7 (22.58%) Hadoop Architect
3 7 (22.58%) Solr Architect
4 6 (19.35%) Consultant
4 6 (19.35%) Java Architect
5 4 (12.90%) Developer
5 4 (12.90%) ServiceNow Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (6.45%) CRM Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Data Scientist
6 2 (6.45%) ServiceNow Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Cloud Developer
7 1 (3.23%) IT Procurement Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) Web Services
2 6 (19.35%) .NET
3 3 (9.68%) Mason
3 3 (9.68%) Visualforce
4 1 (3.23%) Middleware
4 1 (3.23%) REST
4 1 (3.23%) RESTful
4 1 (3.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.23%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Android
2 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (25.81%) Analytics
1 8 (25.81%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) Data Visualisation
1 8 (25.81%) Visualisation
2 7 (22.58%) Data Governance
2 7 (22.58%) Data Modelling
2 7 (22.58%) Data Security
2 7 (22.58%) Machine Learning
2 7 (22.58%) Predictive Analytics
2 7 (22.58%) Service Management
3 6 (19.35%) ITIL
3 6 (19.35%) Mathematics
3 6 (19.35%) SDLC
3 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (19.35%) Waterfall
4 5 (16.13%) Scrum
5 4 (12.90%) CRM
6 2 (6.45%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (3.23%) Cross-Browser Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) Java
2 3 (9.68%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Degree
1 6 (19.35%) PhD
2 2 (6.45%) ISEB
2 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.23%) CCIE
3 1 (3.23%) CCNP
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
1 1 (3.23%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.23%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) ServiceNow
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (6.45%) CA
3 2 (6.45%) HP
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) Remedy
3 2 (6.45%) Saba
3 2 (6.45%) webMethods
3 2 (6.45%) Workday
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco
4 1 (3.23%) Citrix
4 1 (3.23%) F5
4 1 (3.23%) Fortinet
4 1 (3.23%) LANDesk
4 1 (3.23%) NetApp
4 1 (3.23%) SAP