The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 88 75 61
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -14
Contract jobs citing SaaS 5 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.38% 0.57% 0.76%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.16% 25.00% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate
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£475 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £363 £420
% change year-on-year
+17.24% -13.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £22.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £43.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-73.71% +118.75%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Cloud Services Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
38 24 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.91% 2.27% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 12 3
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £303 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £350 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £9.25 - £22.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 - £18.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.45 - £26.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.18% -9.93%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

SaaS
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

SaaS Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Milton Keynes -13 5 £475 - 2
Buckingham - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Marlow - - - - 1
SaaS
South East

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 6 (60.00%) Web Services
1 6 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (50.00%) Route 53
2 5 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (50.00%) PHP
2 5 (50.00%) MySQL
2 5 (50.00%) LAMP
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) Apache
3 4 (40.00%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) Web Development
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) Retail
6 1 (10.00%) Subversion
6 1 (10.00%) Ruby
6 1 (10.00%) Ajax
6 1 (10.00%) Marketing
6 1 (10.00%) Rackspace
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) Open Source
6 1 (10.00%) vSphere
6 1 (10.00%) Confluence
6 1 (10.00%) HTML5
6 1 (10.00%) Puppet
6 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
6 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
6 1 (10.00%) Yii
6 1 (10.00%) DevOps

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 (40.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) Confluence
2 1 (10.00%) Joomla!
2 1 (10.00%) WordPress
2 1 (10.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (50.00%) Route 53
3 4 (40.00%) Amazon ELB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
1 5 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Cloud Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Vendor Manager
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) Web Services
2 5 (50.00%) LAMP
3 1 (10.00%) Ajax
3 1 (10.00%) HTML5
3 1 (10.00%) Yii
3 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (10.00%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) XML-RPC
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) SOAP
3 1 (10.00%) Flash
3 1 (10.00%) RSS
3 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Open Source
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) Android
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Web Development
1 2 (20.00%) Project Management
1 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps
2 1 (10.00%) User Stories
2 1 (10.00%) Android Development
2 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (10.00%) MVC
2 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (10.00%) SOA
2 1 (10.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) PHP
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby
3 1 (10.00%) PHP5
3 1 (10.00%) PHP4
3 1 (10.00%) ActionScript
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) vSphere
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
1 1 (10.00%) cPanel
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Rackspace
1 1 (10.00%) VMware
1 1 (10.00%) EMC