The first table below looks at the demand for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the Berkshire region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 113 110 126
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +16
Contract jobs citing SaaS 9 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.37% 0.37% 0.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.24% 14.52% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 6
Average daily rate
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£425 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £421 £425
% change year-on-year
-0.29% -0.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +97.50%
Cloud Services Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
68 62 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.78% 2.57% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 33 17
Average daily rate £395 £416 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.93% -5.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £313 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £31.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £33.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-47.72% +100.00%
SaaS
South East

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SaaS across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Reading +6 7 £475 +18.75% 21
Slough - - - - 1
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - - 1
Bracknell - - - - 2
Maidenhead - - - - 2
Newbury - - - - 1
SaaS
South East

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 8 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (35.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) Web Services
3 6 (30.00%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (25.00%) Open Source
4 5 (25.00%) JMS
4 5 (25.00%) Linux
4 5 (25.00%) CRM
5 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 4 (20.00%) Eclipse
5 4 (20.00%) HTTP
5 4 (20.00%) JUnit
5 4 (20.00%) MS Office
5 4 (20.00%) Oracle
5 4 (20.00%) VXML
5 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 4 (20.00%) Finance
5 4 (20.00%) JBehave
5 4 (20.00%) Visualforce
5 4 (20.00%) Apex Code
5 4 (20.00%) CCXML
5 4 (20.00%) Maven
5 4 (20.00%) Selenium
6 3 (15.00%) QA
6 3 (15.00%) Supplier Management
6 3 (15.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (15.00%) Gradle
6 3 (15.00%) Service Management
6 3 (15.00%) SQL

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Office
2 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (10.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (10.00%) Force.com
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.00%) PaaS
3 1 (5.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) HTTP
2 3 (15.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) MS Access
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.00%) Big Data
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (5.00%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) JUnit
1 4 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (20.00%) Maven
1 4 (20.00%) Selenium
1 4 (20.00%) JBehave
2 3 (15.00%) Gradle
2 3 (15.00%) Ant
3 1 (5.00%) RSpec
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Spanish Language
3 1 (5.00%) Law
3 1 (5.00%) Billing
3 1 (5.00%) Front Office
3 1 (5.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Developer
1 4 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Architect
2 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Applications Support
3 2 (10.00%) Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (10.00%) CRM Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) CRM Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) CRM Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Salesforce.com Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Salesforce.com Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Designer
4 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Service Management Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) Web Services
2 5 (25.00%) JMS
3 4 (20.00%) VXML
3 4 (20.00%) Visualforce
3 4 (20.00%) CCXML
4 2 (10.00%) Mason
4 2 (10.00%) .NET
5 1 (5.00%) J2EE
5 1 (5.00%) SOAP
5 1 (5.00%) XML
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (5.00%) Apache Flex
5 1 (5.00%) REST
5 1 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Open Source
2 3 (15.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Android
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) CRM
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) SOA
3 3 (15.00%) Service Management
3 3 (15.00%) Supplier Management
4 2 (10.00%) Usability Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.00%) MVC
4 2 (10.00%) Workflow
4 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (10.00%) UML
4 2 (10.00%) ERP
4 2 (10.00%) User Stories
5 1 (5.00%) Dependency Management
5 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.00%) OpenUP
5 1 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (20.00%) Apex Code
3 3 (15.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) Ruby
4 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
1 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) Planview
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
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