The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 35 33 39
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing SaaS 4 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.16% 2.69% 0.62%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.00% 37.50% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
Median daily rate £230 £525 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.19% +35.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £525 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £552 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £475 £439
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +8.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 - £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 Cambridge region.

Cloud Services Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
50 24 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 14.49% 7.19% 5.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 15
Median daily rate £453 £505 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.39% +18.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £407 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £412
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -0.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £11.25 £10.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-38.18% +22.22%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

SaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SaaS across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

SaaS Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for SaaS.

1 9 (64.29%) CRM
1 9 (64.29%) SOA
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
1 9 (64.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (57.14%) Oracle
2 8 (57.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (21.43%) Business Continuity
4 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (21.43%) Marketing
4 3 (21.43%) Billing
4 3 (21.43%) RESTful
4 3 (21.43%) SAP
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL
4 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
4 3 (21.43%) Finance
4 3 (21.43%) Migration
4 3 (21.43%) ERP
4 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
4 3 (21.43%) Middleware
4 3 (21.43%) Business Continuity Management
4 3 (21.43%) Translating Business Requirements
4 3 (21.43%) SAP HANA
4 3 (21.43%) BigMachines
4 3 (21.43%) Performance Optimisation
4 3 (21.43%) Service Design
4 3 (21.43%) Order to Cash
4 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (57.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) nginx
Business Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (21.43%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (21.43%) Billing
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
1 3 (21.43%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Architect
1 9 (64.29%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (42.86%) CRM Architect
2 6 (42.86%) CRM Solutions Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Tester
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Angular Developer
4 1 (7.14%) AWS Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Azure Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) SaaS Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Middleware
1 3 (21.43%) RESTful
2 2 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.14%) FastCGI
3 1 (7.14%) JSON
3 1 (7.14%) OAuth
3 1 (7.14%) OAuth2
3 1 (7.14%) REST
3 1 (7.14%) SAML
3 1 (7.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (7.14%) Biometrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) CRM
1 9 (64.29%) SOA
2 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (21.43%) Business Continuity
3 3 (21.43%) Business Continuity Management
3 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
3 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (21.43%) ERP
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 3 (21.43%) Order to Cash
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Optimisation
3 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
3 3 (21.43%) Service Design
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 3 (21.43%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Test Management
4 2 (14.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) Perl
2 1 (7.14%) PHP
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) Python
2 1 (7.14%) Tcl
2 1 (7.14%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (57.14%) Oracle
3 3 (21.43%) SAP
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