The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 Cambridge 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 41 39 51
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +12
Contract jobs citing SaaS 10 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.16% 0.51% 0.21%
As % of the Cloud Services category 41.67% 15.38% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 1
Average daily rate
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£403 £250 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.00% -41.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £421 £419
% change year-on-year
+0.89% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +100.00%
Cloud Services Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
24 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.19% 3.32% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 1
Average daily rate £233 £275 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.45% -35.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £32.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-48.43% +137.03%
SaaS
Cambridgeshire

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 25 July 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 (53.85%) PRINCE2
2 6 (46.15%) ITIL
3 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (30.77%) REST
4 4 (30.77%) Service Management
4 4 (30.77%) Scrum
5 3 (23.08%) Internet
5 3 (23.08%) SEO
5 3 (23.08%) XHTML
5 3 (23.08%) HTML
5 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 3 (23.08%) CSS
5 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
5 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
5 3 (23.08%) jQuery
5 3 (23.08%) Firebug
5 3 (23.08%) Fiddler
5 3 (23.08%) Rapid Prototyping
5 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
5 3 (23.08%) Subversion
5 3 (23.08%) Information Management
5 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) Retail
6 2 (15.38%) Billing
6 2 (15.38%) Degree
6 2 (15.38%) Use Case
6 2 (15.38%) Semantic HTML
6 2 (15.38%) Capacity Management
6 2 (15.38%) SOAP
6 2 (15.38%) Web Services

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Photoshop
1 1 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Subversion
1 3 (23.08%) Firebug
1 3 (23.08%) Fiddler
General
1 3 (23.08%) Retail
2 2 (15.38%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Web Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (15.38%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) CRM Architect
2 2 (15.38%) CRM Solutions Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Head of Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) REST
2 3 (23.08%) XHTML
2 3 (23.08%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) CSS
2 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
2 3 (23.08%) jQuery
3 2 (15.38%) Semantic HTML
3 2 (15.38%) SOAP
3 2 (15.38%) Web Services
3 2 (15.38%) XML
3 2 (15.38%) DOM
3 2 (15.38%) Middleware
4 1 (7.69%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) PRINCE2
2 6 (46.15%) ITIL
3 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Scrum
4 4 (30.77%) Service Management
5 3 (23.08%) SEO
5 3 (23.08%) Rapid Prototyping
5 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
5 3 (23.08%) Information Management
5 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Use Case
6 2 (15.38%) Capacity Management
6 2 (15.38%) Information Security
6 2 (15.38%) Change Management
6 2 (15.38%) Information Security Management
6 2 (15.38%) Security Management
6 2 (15.38%) DSDM
6 2 (15.38%) CRM
6 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
7 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
1 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe