The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 50 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing SaaS 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.86% 0.82% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 23.53% 25.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate
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£419 £190 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+120.39% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £42.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-30.59% +63.46%
SaaS
Cambridgeshire

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
17 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.67% 3.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 0
Average daily rate £200 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £20.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.97% -21.15%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SaaS across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 7 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (42.86%) ITIL
3 5 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (28.57%) jQuery
4 4 (28.57%) Subversion
4 4 (28.57%) REST
4 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
4 4 (28.57%) HTML
4 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 4 (28.57%) CSS
4 4 (28.57%) Service Management
4 4 (28.57%) Scrum
5 3 (21.43%) SEO
5 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Internet
5 3 (21.43%) XHTML
5 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
5 3 (21.43%) Rapid Prototyping
5 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
5 3 (21.43%) Information Management
5 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) Retail
5 3 (21.43%) Firebug
5 3 (21.43%) Fiddler
6 2 (14.29%) Degree
6 2 (14.29%) Use Case
6 2 (14.29%) Billing
6 2 (14.29%) Information Security
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 1 (7.14%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
1 1 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Subversion
2 3 (21.43%) Firebug
2 3 (21.43%) Fiddler
3 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.14%) Jasmine
3 1 (7.14%) Grunt
3 1 (7.14%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 3 (21.43%) Retail
2 2 (14.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Project Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) CRM Architect
3 2 (14.29%) CRM Solutions Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Head of Development
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) HTML
1 4 (28.57%) CSS
1 4 (28.57%) jQuery
1 4 (28.57%) REST
1 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
2 3 (21.43%) XHTML
3 2 (14.29%) Middleware
3 2 (14.29%) SOAP
3 2 (14.29%) Web Services
3 2 (14.29%) XML
3 2 (14.29%) DOM
3 2 (14.29%) Semantic HTML
4 1 (7.14%) Backbone.js
4 1 (7.14%) LESS
4 1 (7.14%) Ember.js
4 1 (7.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (42.86%) ITIL
3 5 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Service Management
4 4 (28.57%) Scrum
5 3 (21.43%) Information Management
5 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) SEO
5 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Rapid Prototyping
5 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
6 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
6 2 (14.29%) Use Case
6 2 (14.29%) Information Security Management
6 2 (14.29%) Security Management
6 2 (14.29%) DSDM
6 2 (14.29%) CRM
6 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 2 (14.29%) Change Management
6 2 (14.29%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
1 2 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (7.14%) Adobe
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