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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 31 22 36
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Contract jobs citing SaaS 4 23 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.40% 5.84% 0.31%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.00% 50.00% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 1
Median daily rate £480 £525 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £440
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 - £11.05

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
40 46 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 13.99% 11.68% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 32 21
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £352 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.38 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -13.35%

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 26 February 2017.

SaaS Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 3 (37.50%) SOA
2 2 (25.00%) CRM
2 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) PHP
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (25.00%) Web Development
2 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) Time Management
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (25.00%) Test Management
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (12.50%) OAuth2
3 1 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (12.50%) FastCGI
3 1 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (12.50%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell

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 2 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) CRM Architect
2 2 (25.00%) CRM Solutions Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Angular Developer
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Azure Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) FastCGI
2 1 (12.50%) JSON
2 1 (12.50%) OAuth
2 1 (12.50%) OAuth2
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) SAML
2 1 (12.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Augmented Reality
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) SOA
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) CRM
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Test Management
2 2 (25.00%) Time Management
2 2 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) Biometrics
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) Tcl
2 1 (12.50%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle