The table below looks at the statistics for SaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SaaS over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Rank 62 52 67
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +15
Contract jobs citing SaaS 10 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.27% 1.38% 0.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 23.26% 53.33% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 1
Average daily rate
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£413 £190 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+117.10% -68.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £394 £420
% change year-on-year
+10.47% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £43.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-74.85% +118.75%
SaaS
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Cloud Services Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
43 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 5.46% 2.59% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 8 5
Average daily rate £419 £190 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+120.39% -52.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £190 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £385 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £11.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.23 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+4.49% -13.87%

SaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

SaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

SaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

SaaS Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

SaaS
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SaaS within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Cambridge -3 2 £388 +103.94% 4
Peterborough -7 1 £375 -6.25%
SaaS
East of England

SaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 8 (53.33%) ITIL
2 7 (46.67%) Oracle
2 7 (46.67%) SAP
3 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (13.33%) CSS
4 2 (13.33%) Retail
4 2 (13.33%) Subversion
4 2 (13.33%) HTML
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) MySQL
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) jQuery
4 2 (13.33%) Node.js
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Jasmine
4 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (13.33%) Grunt
4 2 (13.33%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.67%) Semantic HTML
5 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (6.67%) LESS
5 1 (6.67%) Ember.js
5 1 (6.67%) Web Development
5 1 (6.67%) Degree
5 1 (6.67%) REST
5 1 (6.67%) Backbone.js
5 1 (6.67%) Cucumber

SaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 2 (13.33%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Subversion
1 2 (13.33%) Jasmine
1 2 (13.33%) Grunt
1 2 (13.33%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) Firebug
2 1 (6.67%) Fiddler
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (13.33%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
1 8 (53.33%) Business Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (6.67%) MySQL DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
1 2 (13.33%) CSS
1 2 (13.33%) jQuery
1 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (6.67%) Semantic HTML
2 1 (6.67%) RESTful
2 1 (6.67%) HTML5
2 1 (6.67%) REST
2 1 (6.67%) Backbone.js
2 1 (6.67%) LESS
2 1 (6.67%) Ember.js
2 1 (6.67%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) DOM
2 1 (6.67%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (6.67%) SEO
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Information Management
4 1 (6.67%) Web Development
4 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Requirements Engineering
4 1 (6.67%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (6.67%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle
1 7 (46.67%) SAP